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Date of Birth: March 14, 1959 (57)
Birth Place: McKeesport, PA, USA
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Photo Coverage: Broadway's Best Turn Out to Honor Michael Douglas, Casey Nicholaw & More at 2016 Actors Fund GalaPhoto Coverage: Broadway's Best Turn Out to Honor Michael Douglas, Casey Nicholaw & More at 2016 Actors Fund Gala
by Walter McBride - Apr 26, 2016

The Actors Fund recognized its 2016 Medal of Honor recipients at its annual gala, last night, April 25, 2016 (6pm) at the Marriott Marquis. Honorees included actor and producer Michael Douglas, producer and singer/songwriter Emilio and Gloria Estefan, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt, American prima ballerina Cynthia Gregory, and director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw. Check out photos from the big night below! (more...)

BWW TV: What's On at Barrington Stage Company This Summer? Will Swenson, Scarlett Strallen & More Preview the Season!BWW TV: What's On at Barrington Stage Company This Summer? Will Swenson, Scarlett Strallen & More Preview the Season!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2016

Some of the casts just previewed the season at Feinsetin's/54 Below and BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from inside the special event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Will Swenson, Jarrod Spector, Michael Rupert & More Preview Barrington Stage Company's Summer Season!Photo Coverage: Will Swenson, Jarrod Spector, Michael Rupert & More Preview Barrington Stage Company's Summer Season!
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, just announced initial casting for the 2016 season. (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...)

BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with FAMILIAR Director Rebecca TaichmanBWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with FAMILIAR Director Rebecca Taichman
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 23, 2016

Known for both her contemporary and Shakespearean work, Taichman will go straight from one off-Bway show to another this year. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cyndi Lauper, Bobbi MacKenzie, Lena Hall and More at 2016 RUSH HeARTS LuncheonPhoto Flash: Cyndi Lauper, Bobbi MacKenzie, Lena Hall and More at 2016 RUSH HeARTS Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Russell Simmons, Lena Hall, Bevy Smith and Tamara Tunie - who served as the event's host - were just a few of the many attendees at today's 4th-Annual RUSH HeARTS Education Luncheon at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

VIDEO:  Scenes from Danai Gurira's Warm and Evocative Family Drama, FAMILIARVIDEO: Scenes from Danai Gurira's Warm and Evocative Family Drama, FAMILIAR
by Michael Dale - Mar 9, 2016

With ECLIPSED transferring to Broadway and FAMILIAR extended at Playwright's Horizons, Danai Gurira is one of New York's hottest playwrights. (more...)

Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Extends at Playwrights HorizonsDanai Gurira's FAMILIAR Extends at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced an extension of their New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira (Eclipsed now on Broadway, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's 'The Walking Dead'). Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of FAMILIARPhoto Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of FAMILIAR
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 4, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR opened last night, March 3, at Playwrights Horizons for a limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. (more...)

BWW Review: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR, a Warm and Funny Family DramaBWW Review: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR, a Warm and Funny Family Drama
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2016

With her wartime drama ECLIPSED about to open on Broadway, her new Off-Broadway play has a comfortable familiarity. (more...)

Review Roundup: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Opens at Playwrights HorizonsReview Roundup: Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Opens at Playwrights Horizons
by Review Roundups - Mar 3, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR opens tonight, March 3, at Playwrights Horizons for a limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/3/2016 - FAMILIAR, IRONBOUND, SCHOOL OF ROCK in San Fran & More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/3/2016 - FAMILIAR, IRONBOUND, SCHOOL OF ROCK in San Fran & More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 3, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: FAMILIAR opens off-Broadway, SCHOOL OF ROCK hits the West Coast and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tamara Tunie, Roslyn Ruff and More in FAMILIAR at Playwrights HorizonsPhoto Flash: First Look at Tamara Tunie, Roslyn Ruff and More in FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR will have its Opening Night on Thursday evening, March 3 at 7PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for FAMILIAR's First PreviewPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for FAMILIAR's First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

  Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, February 3, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira (the Broadway-bound Eclipsed, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's "The Walking Dead").  Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.    (more...)

Cush Jumbo & Janet McTeer to Lead All-Female THE TAMING OF THE SHREW as Part of 2016 Shakespeare in the Park; Full Lineup Set!Cush Jumbo & Janet McTeer to Lead All-Female THE TAMING OF THE SHREW as Part of 2016 Shakespeare in the Park; Full Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Public Theater will celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death in 2016 with free Shakespeare in the Park beginning in May, along with other affordable Bard programming at Astor Place and the Delacorte Theater, it was announced today. As part of Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season, free Shakespeare in the Park this summer will feature an all-female version of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and featuring Olivier Award nominee Cush Jumbo as Katherina and Tony Award winner Janet McTeer as Petruchio, followed in July by TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22
by Nora Dominick - Jan 22, 2016

Still not over Jimmy Fallon performing at #Ham4Ham? Have you been too anxious for BroadwayCon this weekend? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Danai Gurira, Tamara Tunie and More for FAMILIAR at Playwrights HorizonsPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Danai Gurira, Tamara Tunie and More for FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Previews begin Friday, February 12 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, March 3 with a limited engagement through March 27. The company just kicked off rehearsals, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the first day below! (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American StoryVIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Introduces FAMILIAR, a Zimbabwean-American Story
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

While ECLIPSED prepares for its Broadway transfer Gurira's new drama begins previewing at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

Tony Winner Tamara Tunie & More to Star in Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR at Playwrights HorizonsTony Winner Tamara Tunie & More to Star in Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

  Playwrights Horizons has announced casting for FAMILIAR, the New York premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Danai Gurira (the Broadway-bound Eclipsed, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's "The Walking Dead").  Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season.    (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Wednesday, December 30, 2015Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Wednesday, December 30, 2015
by TV Scoop - Dec 21, 2015

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, airing on NBC on Wednesday, December 30, 2015! (more...)

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