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Date Of Birth:
August 17, 1960 (54)
Birth Place:
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Gender:
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WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Begins Previews Tonight in the West EndWOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Begins Previews Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, beginning tonight, December 17, in the West End, stars Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern, Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley, Willemijn Verkaik and Seline Hizli. (more...)

Opera Parallele Presents a Special Pre-DEAD MAN WALKING Premiere Event, 1/21Opera Parallele Presents a Special Pre-DEAD MAN WALKING Premiere Event, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

In anticipation of its February 20-22 YBCA Theater premiere of a new production of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking, award-winning contemporary opera company Opera Parallèle will present a special free public event Wednesday, January 21, 7-8:30 pm at Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco. The evening will feature a discussion of the opera—which has had 40 productions, spanning the globe, in its 15-year history—and its controversial topic, the death penalty, along with performances of excerpts from the opera and other works. Opera Parallèle founder and Artistic Director Nicole Paiement and Creative Director Brian Staufenbiel will host special guests including activist and author Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking, which chronicles her relationship with a Louisiana death-row inmate, and which was also made into a celebrated motion picture; composer Jake Heggie, mezzo-sopranos Frederica von Stade and Catherine Cook, sopranos Kristin Clayton and Nicolle Foland, and Roslyn Barak, cantor of Temple Emanu-El. Admission for the event is free of charge and advance reservations are required at opdmw.brownpapertickets.com . (more...)

BIRDMAN's Michael Keaton to Receive SBIFF's Modern Master AwardBIRDMAN's Michael Keaton to Receive SBIFF's Modern Master Award
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Michael Keaton with the Modern Master Award for the 30th anniversary edition of the Fest, which runs January 27 - February 7, 2015 (more...)

Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke to Receive SBIFF's American Riviera AwardPatricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke to Receive SBIFF's American Riviera Award
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, presented by UGG® Australia, is delighted to present the 2015 American Riviera Award to actors Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke at the 30th edition of the Fest (more...)

Alan Menken, Brian Yorkey & Jessie Nelson Working on CORRINA, CORRINA Musical for Audra McDonaldAlan Menken, Brian Yorkey & Jessie Nelson Working on CORRINA, CORRINA Musical for Audra McDonald
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Earlier today it was announced that The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, will present the world premiere of Waitress- a new musical directed by Diane Paulus and featuring book by Jessie Nelson and music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles. This wasn't the only big news from Nelson though. Nelson, who wrote, directed, and produced Corrina Corrina with Whoopi Golberg, is in the process of writing a musical version for Audra McDonald, with Alan Menken and Brian Yorkey. She is also co-writing Alice By Heart with Steven Sater, music by Duncan Sheik. (more...)

Breaking News: A.R.T. Will Premiere Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles' WAITRESS Musical in August 2015Breaking News: A.R.T. Will Premiere Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles' WAITRESS Musical in August 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, led by Artistic Director Diane Paulus, just announced the world premiere of Waitress. Opening theA.R.T.'s 2015-16 Season, this new musical will be directed by Diane Paulus and feature book by Jessie Nelson and music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles. The production will begin performances at the Loeb Drama Center on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Additional creative team and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Producer Danielle Tarento to Present World Premiere of GODS AND MONSTERS at Southwark PlayhouseProducer Danielle Tarento to Present World Premiere of GODS AND MONSTERS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

With her production of DOGFIGHT nominated Best Musical in the recent Evening Standard Awards (her leading actress, Laura Jane Matthewman won Best Emerging Talent), and with rehearsals underway for the European premiere of Jerry Herman's 1979 Broadway musical, The Grand Tour, which opens at the Finborough Theatre on January 1, producer Danielle Tarento today announces the world premiere of GODS AND MONSTERS. (more...)

Sixteen Animated Films from Miyazaki, Plympton and More Set for 'See It Big!' Series at Moving Image, 11/28-12/28Sixteen Animated Films from Miyazaki, Plympton and More Set for 'See It Big!' Series at Moving Image, 11/28-12/28
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image will present sixteen contemporary animated films in a new edition of its popular See It Big! series, co-programmed with the online film magazine Reverse Shot. The series, which opens November 28 and continues through December 28, 2014, includes works by renowned animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata of Studio Ghibli, Bill Plympton, Henry Selick, John Lasseter, and Satoshi Kon, as well as unique works by directors Wes Anderson and Richard Linklater and others. (more...)

Opera Paralléle to Premiere New Seaon with DEAD MAN WALKING, 2/20/15Opera Paralléle to Premiere New Seaon with DEAD MAN WALKING, 2/20/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

San Francisco, November 24, 2014 – Acclaimed contemporary opera company Opera Parallèle will open its 2015 season with the premiere of a new production of Jake Heggie's landmark work Dead Man Walking—marking the 15th anniversary of one of the most widely performed operas of the 21st century—in three performances Friday and Saturday, February 20 and 21, 2015 at 8 pm and Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 2 pm at YBCA Theater in San Francisco. Based on Sister Helen Prejean's memoir and passionate statement against capital punishment of the same title, Dead Man Walking plumbs the depths of human emotion, resilience, fortitude, hope, and redemption, making it an ideal subject for the operatic stage and for Opera Parallèle's brand of story-telling, exploring the human experience in provocative and intense stagings. The premiere will be followed by the Company taking to the road for the first time to present a concert version of Dead Man Walking at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, CA, March 7 and 8, 2015. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Sean Penn, Charlie Sheen & More Visits THE REAL TodaySneak Peek - Sean Penn, Charlie Sheen & More Visits THE REAL Today
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Actor DEAN CAIN joins the hosts of 'The Real' to chat about his role on VH1's 'Hit the Floor' and his new animated movie, 'The Three Dogateers.' (more...)

Martin Scorsese & Benicio Del Toro Developing CORTES Drama with HBOMartin Scorsese & Benicio Del Toro Developing CORTES Drama with HBO
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

According to Deadline, Martin Scorsese and Benicio Del Toro are currently at work on developing a high-profile drama with HBO, titled CORTES. (more...)

Michael Keaton to Receive 'Modern Master Award' at Santa Barbara Film FestMichael Keaton to Receive 'Modern Master Award' at Santa Barbara Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Michael Keaton with the Modern Master Award for the 30th anniversary edition of the Fest (more...)

Eddie Redmayne to Receive Desert Palm Achievement Award at 26th Annual Film FestivalEddie Redmayne to Receive Desert Palm Achievement Award at 26th Annual Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Eddie Redmayne with the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor at its annual Awards Gala. (more...)

Madonna Memorabilia Among Highlights of 'Icons of Rock n' Roll' Auction EventMadonna Memorabilia Among Highlights of 'Icons of Rock n' Roll' Auction Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Julien's Auctions, the world's premier music and entertainment memorabilia auction house, held the highly anticipated Icons of Rock n' Roll auction eventthis Friday and Saturday. Madonna, Elvis and Michael Jackson memorabilia were among the highlights of the two-day event which had bidders from around the globe bidding by phone, online and in the auction room. (more...)

BWW Exclusive Interview: Judd Hirsch Talks New Series FOREVER; Broadway Career  & MoreBWW Exclusive Interview: Judd Hirsch Talks New Series FOREVER; Broadway Career & More
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 9, 2014

Judd Hirsch speaks exclusively with BroadwayWorld about his love of theater and his exciting new TV series, which he describes as a 'history mystery'. (more...)

Tony Winner Eddie Redmayne Wins Palm Springs Film Festival's 'Desert Palm' AwardTony Winner Eddie Redmayne Wins Palm Springs Film Festival's 'Desert Palm' Award
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables) has been named the winner of the Desert Palm Achievement Award at this year's Palm Springs International Film Festival. (more...)

Seline Hizli Completes WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN CastSeline Hizli Completes WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Seline Hizli completes the cast for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown joining the previously announced Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern, Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley and Willemijn Verkaik. Additional cast includes Marianne Benedict, Holly James, Michael Matus, Rebecca McKinnis, Sarah Moyle, Alastair Natkiel, Nuno Queimado and Dale Rapley. (more...)

Silver Pictures' Detective Thriller THE NICE GUYS Starring Russell Crowe Now in ProductionSilver Pictures' Detective Thriller THE NICE GUYS Starring Russell Crowe Now in Production
by Movies News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Principal photography has begun on Silver Pictures' upcoming detective thriller “The Nice Guys,” from director Shane Black (“Kiss Kiss Bang Bang,” “Iron Man 3”). (more...)

Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Set for ROSEWATER Live Preview Event, Screening in Theaters 11/13Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert Set for ROSEWATER Live Preview Event, Screening in Theaters 11/13
by Movies News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Fathom Events and Open Road Films are partnering to present the exclusive "Rosewater: Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert LIVE" event, including the feature film Rosewater followed by a Live Q&A with Jon Stewart, the film's screen writer, director and producer, interviewed by Stephen Colbert, host of the political talk show "The Colbert Report," broadcast from New York City. (more...)

Kaki King to Release Rarities & B Sides Album, 11/4Kaki King to Release Rarities & B Sides Album, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” composer and guitarist Kaki King is a true iconoclast. (more...)

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