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Date Of Death:
December 22, 1989
Birth Place:
Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender:
Male
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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...)

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, Beginning TonightTony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams Star in CSC's HAPPY DAYS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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) tonight, November 18 - 23 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/16/2014 for Boston (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...)

American Theatre Wing Releases Statement on Passing of Jerry TallmerAmerican Theatre Wing Releases Statement on Passing of Jerry Tallmer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

As previously reported, Village Voice theatre writer and creator of the Obie Awards, Jerry Tallmer passed away earlier this week on, November 9, 2014. He was 95 years old. (more...)

Theatre Critic and Obies Creator Jerry Tallmer Passes Away at 95Theatre Critic and Obies Creator Jerry Tallmer Passes Away at 95
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

According to the New York Times, Village Voice writer and creator of the Obie Awards, Jerry Tallmer, passed away yesterday, November 9, 2014. He was 95 years old. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/09/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/09/2014 for Boston (more...)

New Media Rep Presents OUT OF THEIR MINDS, Now thru 11/16New Media Rep Presents OUT OF THEIR MINDS, Now thru 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2014

From today, November 8 to 16, New Media Repertory Company, 512 East 80th Street, will present 'Out Of Their Minds' by David Willinger, a tale of thwarted love between Lucia Joyce (daughter of James Joyce) and the young Samuel Beckett. Miranda McDermott directs. (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...)

Sound Theatre Brings 5 BY BECKETT to ACT Central Heating Lab, Now thru 11/9Sound Theatre Brings 5 BY BECKETT to ACT Central Heating Lab, Now thru 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 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...)

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...)

The Miller Theatre Presents Three POP-UP CONCERTS, Now thru 12/9The Miller Theatre Presents Three POP-UP CONCERTS, Now thru 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts welcomes the audience back on stage with the return of Pop-Up Concerts. Tonight, October 14, 2014 Either/Or, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 loadbang - Miller Theatre debut and on Tuesday, December 9 Mivos Quartet - Miller Theatre debut. (more...)

Theatre Y Stages Beckett's HAPPY DAYS, Now thru 11/23Theatre Y Stages Beckett's HAPPY DAYS, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Theatre Y has announced their production of HAPPY DAYS by Samuel Beckett. Romanian director Andras Visky, Associate Artistic Director of the Hungarian Theatre of Cluj, stages the two-person cast featuring Artistic Director Melissa Lorraine and Evan Hill. The seldom done Samuel Beckett classic will be staged on a multimedia art installation designed by Hungarian intermedia and conceptual artist Peter Szabo. Tickets for HAPPY DAYS are available at www.theatre-y.ticketleap.com or by calling 773-977-7873. HAPPY DAYS begins previews tonight, October 14, 2014 (press opening is October 17 at 7:30pm) and runs through November 23, 2014 at Theatre Y's residency space at St. Luke's Lutheran Church (2649 N. Francisco, Chicago, IL). (more...)

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