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Date of Birth: March 31, 1934 (82)
Birth Place: Charleroi, PA, USA
Gender: Female
New Jersey Ballet to Perform Ginger Thatcher's SATURDAY NIGHT as Part of Annual Gala, 4/9New Jersey Ballet to Perform Ginger Thatcher's SATURDAY NIGHT as Part of Annual Gala, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The New Jersey Ballet will perform Ginger Thatcher's Saturday Night as part of the company's annual gala performance on April 9, 2016 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey. Ms. Thatcher's work is choreographed to the music of jazz singer Etta James, and has been in the company's repertoire for over a decade. (more...)

O'Neill Theater Center Accepting Cabaret Fellows Applications for Summer 2016O'Neill Theater Center Accepting Cabaret Fellows Applications for Summer 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is now accepting applications for the Cabaret & Performance Conference Fellows Program through Friday, April 29. The program welcomes talented performers from wide-ranging experience and backgrounds, seeking to train and hone their craft with the finest coaches and music directors in the business. (more...)

Catalina Bar & Grill to Present Alexis Gershwin in GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN, 3/22Catalina Bar & Grill to Present Alexis Gershwin in GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Catalina Bar & Grill will present singer ALEXIS GERSHWIN, the niece of the iconic American composer and lyricist, GEORGE & IRA GERSHWIN, in a 75-minute musical journey and salute to her uncle's music in a show entitled 'GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN,' backed by The Gershwin Singers & Band, under the musical direction of Steven Applegate, to be presented One Night Only on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. at Catalina Bar & Grill; 6725 West Sunset Boulevard (just east of North Highland Avenue); Los Angeles, CA 90028. There is $20 Cover Charge, plus dinner or a two-drink minimum per person. Valet Parking is available. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre Presents THE CAST OF BEATLEMANIAReagle Music Theatre Presents THE CAST OF BEATLEMANIA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will take audiences on a musical journey across the pond on Sunday, February 21st at 2:00 pm when The Cast of Beatlemania takes the stage for a rockin' flashback to the time of the British Invasion. (more...)

Shirley Jones Comes to the Texan for DANCING WITH THE MOVIESShirley Jones Comes to the Texan for DANCING WITH THE MOVIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

It's the world premiere of the new Dance stage sensation, DANCING WITH THE MOVIES.  Hollywood's biggest musical moments recreated and reinvented with a new, exciting twist. The world premiere will take place at the Texan Theatre, Greenville, TX, on Saturday, Feb 20 and Sunday Feb 21. Guest starring in this powerhouse production will be Academy Award winner, Shirley Jones, star of such classics as Oklahoma!, Carousel and The Music Man.  (more...)

Luigi Creatore, Elvis Hitmaker, Dies at 93Luigi Creatore, Elvis Hitmaker, Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Luigi Creatore, who with his cousin Hugo Peretti wrote and produced iconic hits for such stars as Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke, Perry Como, Sarah Vaughan, Della Reese, Jimmie Rodgers, Patti Page and many others, including the Tokens' “Lion Sleeps Tonight,” Presley's “Can't Help Falling in Love” and “Wild in the Country,” and Cook's “Another Saturday Night” and “Twistin' the Night Away,” died of pneumonia at a Boca Raton hospice on Sunday, Dec. 13. He was 93. (more...)

Tenor Fred VanNess Featured in Reagle Music Theatre's CHRISTMASTIME This DecemberTenor Fred VanNess Featured in Reagle Music Theatre's CHRISTMASTIME This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Tenor Fred C. VanNess, Jr. of Beverly, MA will perform as a featured soloist in Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston's musical production CHRISTMASTIME from December 4-13, 2015 at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452).  (more...)

CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES Benefits The Actors Fund This WeekendCABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES Benefits The Actors Fund This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

The second annual Cabaret Is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, a 4-night, 3-show, 3-venue celebration of Los Angeles Cabaret as a benefit for The Actors Fund will take place this weekend, November 13th-16th. (more...)

REUNION, A MUSICAL COMEDY Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts CenterREUNION, A MUSICAL COMEDY Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

This melodic, memorable and quirky pop score provides biting social commentary along with a little romance and an outrageously good time for all. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll cringe. (more...)

Spencer Theater Will Present BROADWAY: THE BIG BAND YEARS, with Patrick Cassidy and Lynn AndrewsSpencer Theater Will Present BROADWAY: THE BIG BAND YEARS, with Patrick Cassidy and Lynn Andrews
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

BROADWAY: THE BIG BAND YEARS is a thrilling musical adventure celebrating some of the best music of the Great White Way.  Featuring an orchestra of 12 and Broadway vocalists Patrick Cassidy and Lynn Andrews, the pianist, conductor and arranger Keith Levenson brings some of the hit Big Band Era songs to sonic heights. Popularized by stars of radio and television, these standards included: "The Lady is a Tramp," "My Funny Valentine," "Luck Be a Lady," "S'Wonderful," "I Get a Kick Out of You," and "Mack The Knife" among other classics from the great American songbook. Join us at the Spencer Theater for this night celebrating Broadway's best on Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m. Excellent seats start at just $39. Call the Box Office at 575.336.4800 or visit www.spencertheater.comfor tickets. A pre-concert herb-crusted pork tenderloin buffet ($20) is also available in the lobby starting at 5 p.m. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 11/1/2015 - 11/1/2015This Weeks New Movies - 11/1/2015 - 11/1/2015
by BWW - Nov 1, 2015

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 11/1/2015 - 11/1/2015! (more...)

CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund, 11/13-16CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund, 11/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The second annual Cabaret Is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, a 4-night, 3-show, 3-venue celebration of Los Angeles Cabaret as a benefit for The Actors Fund will take place November 13th-16th. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'I Cain't Say No' from OKLAHOMA's 60th Anniversary ScreeningVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs 'I Cain't Say No' from OKLAHOMA's 60th Anniversary Screening
by Movies News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Below, watch Chenoweth perform the classic number, 'I Cain't Say No,' an outtake from a 15-minute segment of the special screening. Then, watch a 'pre-show' clip of the Broadway star discuss her love for the show, movie and all-things Oklahoma! (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015This Weeks New Movies - 10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015
by BWW - Oct 25, 2015

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015! (more...)

Star of Film and TV, Marty Ingels Dies at 79Star of Film and TV, Marty Ingels Dies at 79
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Variety reports that star of film and television, Marty Ingels, passed away on Wednesday at Tarzana Medical Center following a massive stroke. He was 79. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Preview of Kristin Chenoweth Singing in OKLAHOMA! Featurette; Hits Theatres on 11/1!STAGE TUBE: Watch Preview of Kristin Chenoweth Singing in OKLAHOMA! Featurette; Hits Theatres on 11/1!
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2015

Academy Award-winning Hollywood musical 'Oklahoma!' returns to theaters nationwide for the first time in wide release in 60 years fully restored and with extended pre-show featurette featuring Okie native Kristin Chenoweth singing songs from the classic musical based on the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II stage production. The limited theatrical re-release, a partnership between BY Experience and Rodgers & Hammerstein, An Imagem Company, begins November 1st with more than 1,300 screenings nationwide. Tickets for the 'Oklahoma!' special event are available now at participating theater box offices and online at www.Oklahoma60.com. (more...)

REUNION, A MUSICAL COMEDY Opens 11/7 at NoHo Arts CenterREUNION, A MUSICAL COMEDY Opens 11/7 at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

This melodic, memorable and quirky pop score provides biting social commentary along with a little romance and an outrageously good time for all. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll cringe. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen OKLAHOMA! in HD, 11/1Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen OKLAHOMA! in HD, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

 Academy Award-winning Hollywood musical 'Oklahoma!' returns to select theaters for the first time in 60 years, fully restored in High Definition and with extended pre-show featurette featuring Okie native Kristin Chenoweth singing songs from the classic musical based on the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II stage production.  (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Celebrates Opening Night in Los Angeles; Curtain Call!Photo Flash: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour Celebrates Opening Night in Los Angeles; Curtain Call!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

A brand new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic THE SOUND OF MUSIC launched its national tour at the Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre last night, September 30 at 8 p.m. Directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, the production closes in Los Angeles on October 31, 2015, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night curtain call and festivities below! (more...)

OKLAHOMA! Returning to Theaters for 60th Anniversary with Kristin Chenoweth Pre-ShowOKLAHOMA! Returning to Theaters for 60th Anniversary with Kristin Chenoweth Pre-Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Academy Award-winning Hollywood musical 'Oklahoma!' returns to theaters nationwide for the first time in wide release in 60 years fully restored and with extended pre-show featurette featuring Okie native Kristin Chenoweth singing songs from the classic musical based on the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II stage production.  (more...)

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