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Date of Birth: July 14, 1958 (57)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
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The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus' second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children's programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew's 'something for everyone' approach. (more...)

8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Held Tonight8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Held Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters present the 8th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition tonight, May 2nd, at 7 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). (more...)

SHUFFLE ALONG Makes Profit-Sharing Strides with Workshop BenefitsSHUFFLE ALONG Makes Profit-Sharing Strides with Workshop Benefits
by Jessica Khan - Apr 28, 2016

Following the news that HAMILTON's original stars will see a share of the blockbuster musical's takings, the company of Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG has won profit-sharing participation of its own. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The upcoming Broadway revival of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's dark comedy The Front Page has welcomed another stage vet to the fold. (more...)

SHUFFLE ALONG, Starring Audra McDonald, Opens Tonight on BroadwaySHUFFLE ALONG, Starring Audra McDonald, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opens tonight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Michelle Williams Says Shia LaBeouf Was CABARET'S 'Best Audience Member Ever!'VIDEO: Michelle Williams Says Shia LaBeouf Was CABARET'S 'Best Audience Member Ever!'
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Michelle Williams stopped by last night's LATE SHOW and reminisced about the time she was starring in CABARET during the famous incident when Shia LaBeouf was arrested. (more...)

Author of PURITY, Jonathan Franzen, Eyes TV SeriesAuthor of PURITY, Jonathan Franzen, Eyes TV Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Author Jonathan Franzen is working on a TV adaptation of his book, PURITY.  Daniel Craig is set to star with director Todd Field at the helm.  According to Variety, 'Multiple bidders — including Showtime, Netflix and others — are in talks' for the series.  It will be produced by Scott Rudin and written by Todd Field and Franzen.  (more...)

Will SHUFFLE ALONG Be Considered a Revival or New Musical for the Tony Awards?Will SHUFFLE ALONG Be Considered a Revival or New Musical for the Tony Awards?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

With the announcement of the Drama League and Outer Critics Circle nominations, awards season is now in full swing, and though many shows have already seen love, one has been noticeably excluded- Shuffle Along. And there is a reason... (more...)

SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The 2016 Drama League Award Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award were just announced this morning at Sardi's, by Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

Offstage Drama Divides Community Over Annual Alabama Production of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDOffstage Drama Divides Community Over Annual Alabama Production of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Michael Dale - Apr 18, 2016

An annual production to raise funds for a local museum now benefits a non-profit set up by Harper Lee. (more...)

VIDEO: BLACKBIRD's Michelle Williams Talks Show's Intensity: 'It's A Train That Takes Off'VIDEO: BLACKBIRD's Michelle Williams Talks Show's Intensity: 'It's A Train That Takes Off'
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Michelle Williams takes on a super-serious role in Broadway's BLACKBIRD, opposite Jeff Daniels. The actress stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about the show's intensity. (more...)

DVR Alert: BLACKBIRD's Michelle Williams, 'Unbreakable's Tituss Bergess to Visit NBC's TODAYDVR Alert: BLACKBIRD's Michelle Williams, 'Unbreakable's Tituss Bergess to Visit NBC's TODAY
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

NBC has announced that on Monday, April 18 Michelle Williams will stop by TODAY to talk about starring in the Broadway drama BLACKBIRD. (more...)

Annual 'Playwrights for a Cause', Benefitting New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, to Be Held in JulyAnnual 'Playwrights for a Cause', Benefitting New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, to Be Held in July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit will be Sunday, July 24th at 7:30 pm at the Atlantic Theatre (Linda Gross Theater), 336 West 20th Street, NYC 10011. The special performance will include six original plays. This year the playwrights for the benefit will include: Israel Horovitz, Dominique Morisseau, Antoinette Nwandu, John Patrick Shanley, Regina Taylor as well as an award-winning writer from the Planet Connections community that will be announced later. (more...)

8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition to be Held in May8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition to be Held in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters have announced that the 8th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Extends Through May 16 at The FleaAdam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Extends Through May 16 at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER, an impressionistic glimpse into the poetry of broken people, will now run through May 16. Written and directed by Adam Rapp, featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company. (more...)

Breaking News: Extra! Nathan Lane and John Slattery to Headline THE FRONT PAGE Broadway Revival; Jack O'Brien to Direct!Breaking News: Extra! Nathan Lane and John Slattery to Headline THE FRONT PAGE Broadway Revival; Jack O'Brien to Direct!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 28, 2016

We've got some headline news this evening! 'Front page' news, even. According to the Chicago Tribune, Broadway veteran Nathan Lane and MAD MEN star John Slattery have signed on to lead a new Broadway revival of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play THE FRONT PAGE this fall. (more...)

SHUFFLE ALONG Will Offer $40 Ticket for 4/1 PerformanceSHUFFLE ALONG Will Offer $40 Ticket for 4/1 Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

All available seats for the newly-added Friday, April 1 performance of SHUFFLE ALONGhave been priced at $40. This performance ends a previously planned four-day hiatus period of the production. The producers of SHUFFLE ALONG are offering this low-priced ticket as a thank you to the musical's enthusiastic fans who lined up outside the Music Box Theatre's box office from Monday, March 21 to Thursday, March 24 for the chance to purchase same-day $40 rush tickets, but who were unable to do so since those performances were cancelled as a result of the illness of Audra McDonald, one of the musical's stars. (more...)

Breaking News: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Will Conclude Broadway Run in SeptemberBreaking News: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Will Conclude Broadway Run in September
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

The Tony Award-winning production of the National Theatre's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will close on Sunday, September 4, 2016. It will have played 23 previews and 800 regular performances (including 1 Actors Fund performance). The production opened on October 5, 2014 (previews began September 10, 2014) at the Barrymore Theatre. (more...)

BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels On Doing The Plays That Scare YouBLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels On Doing The Plays That Scare You
by Michael Dale - Mar 10, 2016

Not satisfied with the way he played the role Off-Broadway in 2007, the actor searches deeper into disturbing emotions. (more...)

Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Begins Tonight at The FleaAdam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER Begins Tonight at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Adam Rapp returns to The Flea with WOLF IN THE RIVER. Featuring members of The Bats, The Flea's resident acting company, WOLF IN THE RIVER is written and directed by Rapp. Previews start tonight, March 10, with opening night slated for Monday, March 21. (more...)

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