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Date Of Death:
December 22, 1989
Birth Place:
Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender:
Male
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Andy Warhol Museum Presents SOMEDAY IS NOW: THE ART OF CORITA KENT, 1/31Andy Warhol Museum Presents SOMEDAY IS NOW: THE ART OF CORITA KENT, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The Andy Warhol Museum announces its latest exhibition, Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent, opening to the public January 31, 2015. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project Portsmouth to Present Scene Study Performances, 12/5-6New Hampshire Theatre Project Portsmouth to Present Scene Study Performances, 12/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Youth Repertory Company will present two mid-semester Scene Study performances on Friday & Saturday, December 5 & 6, at 7 pm. Admission is free, but reservations are highly recommended and donations are cheerfully accepted. (more...)

BWW Interview: Juan Chioran Talks About The Motherf**ker With the Hat and More!BWW Interview: Juan Chioran Talks About The Motherf**ker With the Hat and More!
by Dennis Kucherawy - Nov 17, 2014

It's unlikely anyone leaving a performance of 'The Motherf**ker With the Hat' (MOFO) will be indifferent. That makes actor Juan Chioran happy. 'To be indifferent is the biggest crime in theatre,' he says on a day off from the popular show now playing at the new Coal Mine Theatre on the Danforth. He demands to be engaged, he adds, every time he attends a production. (more...)

Allen Gilmore, Alex Henderson & More to Star in Court Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOTAllen Gilmore, Alex Henderson & More to Star in Court Theatre's WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. Waiting for Godot will run January 15 - February 15, 2015 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Robin Williams' Death Officially Ruled a SuicideRobin Williams' Death Officially Ruled a Suicide
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Famed comedian Robin Williams' death was officially ruled a suicide today, Marin County officials have announced, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Williams died at the age of 63 on Aug. 11 from asphyxia and hanging, while being treated for depression. (more...)

Casting Announced for Southwark Playhouse's Epic Samurai Family Show Usagi YojimboCasting Announced for Southwark Playhouse's Epic Samurai Family Show Usagi Yojimbo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Jonathan Raggett (CBBC's Woolfblood, Luc Besson's The Lady) makes his stage debut in the title role of Usagi Yojimbo starring alongside Haruka Kuroda (presenter of CBBC's Officially Amazing) (more...)

Estelle Parsons to Lead Palm Beach Dramaworks' New Production of MY OLD LADY, Running 12/3-1/4Estelle Parsons to Lead Palm Beach Dramaworks' New Production of MY OLD LADY, Running 12/3-1/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Three lives intertwine in unexpected and profound ways in Israel Horovitz's My Old Lady, a funny, moving drama starring the legendary Estelle Parsons and featuring Angelica Page and Tim Altmeyer. This newly revised, never-before-seen version of Horovitz's 2002 play opens on December 5 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through January 4, 2015, with specially priced previews on December 3 and 4. (more...)

VIDEO: Ian McKellen Makes Guest Appearance in George Ezra's 'Listen to The Man' Music VideoVIDEO: Ian McKellen Makes Guest Appearance in George Ezra's 'Listen to The Man' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Sir Ian McKellen makes a guest appearance in the new official music video for George Ezra 'Listen to The Man'. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE NORWEGIANS - An Extremely Odd Comedy at DobamaBWW Reviews: THE NORWEGIANS - An Extremely Odd Comedy at Dobama
by Roy Berko - Oct 27, 2014

C. Denby Swanson's 'The Norwegians,' now on stage at Dobama Theatre, centers on Tor and Gus, two Minnesota Norwegians, who are hit men who offer to 'whack' individuals who have 'done others wrong.' Olive, a former Texan, has been mistreated by her boyfriend. She meets Betty, who has hired Tor and Gus in the past to rid her of an ex- boyfriend. She is out to 'do in' another guy, but, for reasons which roll out later in the story, she doesn't hire Tor and Gus to do the job. Betty shares the Norwegian Mafia's information with Olive, who hires them, and the tale is off and running. (more...)

THE WANDERER and HOWIE THE ROOKIE to Continue BAM's Next Wave Festival This DecemberTHE WANDERER and HOWIE THE ROOKIE to Continue BAM's Next Wave Festival This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

BAM Fisher performances as part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival culminate in December with an elaborate story ballet and a critically-acclaimed one-man show. Designed as an intimate and flexible performance space for both emerging and established artists, the BAM Fisher became part of the BAM campus in the fall of 2012. All tickets are $20. (more...)

Stoppard as StructuralistStoppard as Structuralist
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Oct 17, 2014

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WAKE UP with BWW 10/17/14 - GRAND CONCOURSE Off-Broadway, Joely in BELLE OF AMHERST and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/17/14 - GRAND CONCOURSE Off-Broadway, Joely in BELLE OF AMHERST and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 17, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: GRAND CONCOURSE begins tonight, THE BELLE OF AMHERST with Joely Richardson opens on Sunday and more! (more...)

Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare's HAPPY DAYS Next MonthBrooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to Star in Commonwealth Shakespeare's HAPPY DAYS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) will present its first indoor production as Theatre Company in Residence at Babson College, Samuel Beckett's classic Happy Days featuring Brooke Adams* (Lend Me A Tenor, CSC's The Last Will) and Tony Shalhoub* (Act One, Monk) November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

Sound Theatre to Bring 5 BY BECKETT to ACT Central Heating Lab, 10/30-11/9Sound Theatre to Bring 5 BY BECKETT to ACT Central Heating Lab, 10/30-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Sound Theatre Company completes its eighth season with '5 By Beckett,' an evening of short plays by Samuel Beckett as part of the Seattle Beckett Festival and presented in conjunction with ACT Theatre's Central Heating Lab. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub & Brooke Adams to Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, 11/18-23Tony Shalhoub & Brooke Adams to Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, 11/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) will present its first indoor production as ?Theatre Company in Residence at Babson College, Samuel Beckett's classic Happy Days featuring Brooke Adams* (Lend Me A Tenor, CSC's The Last Will) and Tony Shalhoub* (Act One, Monk) November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Eastbound Theatre Presents BLAME IT ON BECKETTBWW Reviews: Eastbound Theatre Presents BLAME IT ON BECKETT
by Cindy Cardozo - Oct 10, 2014

This insider's look into what it takes to work behind the scenes in the theater skewers the business practices and often shady backstage politics of regional houses but has at its heart a genuine love for those who have answered the siren's call to create and present art. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Today we celebrate the life of Tony Award-winning director, choreographer and artist Geoffrey Holder in honor of his death this week at the age of 84. (more...)

Seattle Beckett Festival to Welcome Bill IrwinSeattle Beckett Festival to Welcome Bill Irwin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Cornish College of the Arts, in association with the Seattle Beckett Festival and Seattle University, presents master actor and clown Bill Irwin for an evening of performance and conversation about the works of dramatist Samuel Beckett. Irwin will perform selections from Beckett's canon and discuss his work on the major plays and adaptations with Marcie Sillman, KUOW senior host. (more...)

Bob Dylan, with Christopher Ricks, to Release a Book of His Lyrics, THE LYRICS: SINCE 1962Bob Dylan, with Christopher Ricks, to Release a Book of His Lyrics, THE LYRICS: SINCE 1962
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Bob Dylan's songs have been compiled, annotated and illustrated in a collection that totals over 1,034 pages. (more...)

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderVideo Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career. (more...)

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