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Date of Birth: September 21, 1947 (68)
Birth Place: Portland, OR, USA
Gender: Male
NY Times Best-Selling Author Elle Casey Ranks #3 Behind J.K. Rowling and James PattersonNY Times Best-Selling Author Elle Casey Ranks #3 Behind J.K. Rowling and James Patterson
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ If you're looking for signs of change in the publishing industry, look no further than Elle Casey. This American author is currently owning the bestseller charts and building a fan base of voracious readers from her country home in the hills of France. Of the 40+ novels she's published in the past four years, all but five are self-published, and with her latest Montlake Romance release, her books hold 3 spots on Amazon's Top 20 Bestsellers list. (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The PublicCast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

Announcing Buck's County Playhouse Fall Education ProgramsAnnouncing Buck's County Playhouse Fall Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Bucks County Playhouse, under the direction of Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser, is pleased to announce a newly expanded lineup of education programs being offered this fall for children, teens, and adults. New programming this fall includes a three-part Musical Theatre Writing workshop taught by "Cake Off" composer Adam Gwon, running at the Playhouse August 19 - September 10, and the Saturday Musical Theatre program for children, back by popular demand, among many others! (more...)

PSMITH, SUNDIAL, FORTY-TWO STORIES and More Set for City Lit's 2016-17 SeasonPSMITH, SUNDIAL, FORTY-TWO STORIES and More Set for City Lit's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

City Lit Theater's 37th season will honor its traditions while bringing Chicago audiences four plays that will be new to nearly all audience members. The season lineup announced today by City Lit artistic director Terry McCabe includes a mix of three world premieres (two of them adaptations of novels and one original new comedy), plus a classic comedy of the 19th Century that has not been seen in Chicago in 120 years. (more...)

Photo Flash: Electric Footlights' DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET OpensPhoto Flash: Electric Footlights' DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET Opens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

It's been years since he disappeared, but Emily Diamond is still haunted by dreams of her twin brother, Becket. Kiff Scholl directs the world premiere of Please Don't Ask About Becket, an enthralling family drama by Wendy Graf (All American Girl, No Word In Guyanese for Me) opening August 20 in an Electric Footlightsproduction at the Sacred Fools Theater Black Box. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE GUITAR FESTIVAL 2016: GRIGORYAN MUTHSPIEL SCHAUPP WITH THE AUSTRALIAN STRING QUARTET Closed A Fabulous Festival In StyleBWW Review: ADELAIDE GUITAR FESTIVAL 2016: GRIGORYAN MUTHSPIEL SCHAUPP WITH THE AUSTRALIAN STRING QUARTET Closed A Fabulous Festival In Style
by Barry Lenny - Aug 21, 2016

Great credit is given to the Artistic Director, Slava Grigoryan, for making this a world class event. (more...)

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Comes to the Marlowe This SeptemberTHE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Comes to the Marlowe This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Inspired by the classic film and based on the novella by Stephen King, The Shawshank Redemption comes to Canterbury next month (September). (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTIONCasting Announced for THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe will star in the 2016 UK Tour of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tuesday 27 September - Saturday 1 October 2016. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces New Roster of Young Artist Program Take-OnsFlorida Grand Opera Announces New Roster of Young Artist Program Take-Ons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

MIAMI – August 2, 2016– Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the members of its 2016-17 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 singers who auditioned for the coveted program.  (more...)

BWW Contest: Win A Signed Copy of Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley's 'Unattached'BWW Contest: Win A Signed Copy of Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley's 'Unattached'
by BWW Contests - Aug 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving one of our lucky readers a chance to win a signed CD of Emily Skinner & Alice Ripley: Unattached - recorded LIVE at 54 Below in New York City! (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Talks New Drama Series POWERVIDEO: Tony Winner Anika Noni Rose Talks New Drama Series POWER
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Actress Anika Noni Rose stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her new drama series POWER and her role in the recently broadcast remake of ROOTS. (more...)

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis And Ben Onwukwe To Star In The 2016 UK Tour Of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTIONPaul Nicholls, Jack Ellis And Ben Onwukwe To Star In The 2016 UK Tour Of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by Edward Baker - Jul 28, 2016

Paul Nicholls, Jack Ellis and Ben Onwukwe will star in the 2016 UK Tour of The Shawshank Redemption. Following a hugely successful 2015 tour, Bill Kenwright's production, inspired by the classic film and based on the short novel by Stephen King, begins performances 31st August at Theatre Royal Windsor. (more...)

TV favourites Paul Nicholls and Jack Ellis Star in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTIONTV favourites Paul Nicholls and Jack Ellis Star in THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Paul Nicholls (Eastenders), Jack Ellis (Bad Girls) and Ben Onwukwe (London's Burning) will star in the 2016 UK Tour of The Shawshank Redemption. Following its hugely successful launch last year, Bill Kenwright's new production of The Shawshank Redemption embarks on a national tour for 2016 coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Monday 21 until Saturday 26 November. (more...)

Segerstrom Center's Cabaret Series Opens with Broadway's Leading Lady Betty BuckleySegerstrom Center's Cabaret Series Opens with Broadway's Leading Lady Betty Buckley
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts with her new show, Story Songs, October 27 - 29 in Samueli Theater. A renowned interpreter with an eclectic taste for songs from all genres, Buckley will share a collection of tunes by Radiohead as well as theater greats Stephen Schwartz and Jason Robert Brown. The evening will also include works by members of the new generation of exciting young theater composers, Joe Iconis and Ben Toth. Buckley will be joined by her long time Musical Director and arranger, jazz pianist Christian Jacob. (more...)

Justin Guarini, Michele Ragusa and Euan Morton to Lead New Musical CAKE OFF at Bucks County PlayhouseJustin Guarini, Michele Ragusa and Euan Morton to Lead New Musical CAKE OFF at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Broadway, television and film star Justin Guarini returns to Bucks County Playhouse when he joins Tony nominee Euan Morton, Barrymore winner Michele Ragusa and newcomer Aidan J. Lawrence at Bucks County Playhouse for 'Cake Off,' a new musical by Sheri Wilner, Julia Jordan and Adam Gwon. 'Cake Off', directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, will preview on August 19, with opening night August 20 and run through September 10, 2016. (more...)

BOOB TREK! Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to Star TrekBOOB TREK! Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to Star Trek
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Before James T. Kirk was the Captain of the Enterprise, there was Captain Christopher Pike… but that was before the debilitating accident that left him unable to speak or move. Now, Captain Pike lives on the planet of Talos IV (see The Menagerie - Classic Trek Season 1 Episodes 11 & 12) and the Talosians are able to alter human brain waves, allowing Captain Pike to live out the rest of his life in a virtual fantasy land of his own design. The Talosions are also obsessed with sex (watch the episode and see for yourself); with this in mind, every month Captain Pike creates an imaginary burlesque show for the Talosians, as a way of saying thank you. But today, something has gone horribly wrong, someone who he has not imagined has infiltrated the show, her name is Lwaxana Troi, daughter of the Fifth House, holder of the Sacred Chalice of Rixx, heir to the Holy Rings of Betazed. She has come to rescue Captain Pike from his life of fantasies and offer him a real woman's love.  The question is, does he want it? (more...)

Spike TV's THE MIST Begins Principle Photography in Halifax, Nova ScotiaSpike TV's THE MIST Begins Principle Photography in Halifax, Nova Scotia
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

THE MIS, a multi-million dollar original television series adapted from the Stephen King novella begins principle photography today in Halifax, Nova Scotia. American cable network Spike TV has ordered 10 hour-long episodes of the series which will premiere on Spike in 2017. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Friday for CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE in ChicagoTickets on Sale This Friday for CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Broadway In Chicago, Stageworks Media and TROIKA Entertainment have announced that tickets for CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE will go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 22. (more...)

Stage Star Morgan Spector Joins Cast of New Spike Scripted Series THE MISTStage Star Morgan Spector Joins Cast of New Spike Scripted Series THE MIST
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Morgan Spector has joined the cast to star in Spike's new scripted original series THE MIST. From TWC-Dimension Television (TV) based on the classic Stephen King novella, 'The Mist' goes into production this summer and airs in 2017. (more...)

Breaking News: Heidi Blickenstaff & Emma Hunton Will Lead FREAKY FRIDAY at DC's Signature TheatreBreaking News: Heidi Blickenstaff & Emma Hunton Will Lead FREAKY FRIDAY at DC's Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening) are set to star as mother and daughter in the world premiere production of the new musical Freaky Friday at Signature Theatre. The musical, based on the beloved 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and hit Disney films and developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, features a book byBridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed byChristopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday will run from October 4 - November 13 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Further casting and creative team members will be announced in the coming months. (more...)

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