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Tamara Tunie News

Date of Birth: March 14, 1959 (57)
Birth Place: McKeesport, PA, USA
Gender: Female
Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEYPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEY
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Tamara Tunie and Sarita Choudhury Join Reading of Legal Drama AMERICAN DREAMTamara Tunie and Sarita Choudhury Join Reading of Legal Drama AMERICAN DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Independent Spirit Nominee, Image Award Nominee, Obie Award Winner, Tony Award Winner (as producer), and Drama Desk Award winner (as producer) Tamara Tunie (Flight, The Devil's Advocate, Law & Order Special Victims Unit) and SAG Nominee Sarita Choudhury (A Hologram For The King, The Hunger Games: A Mockingjay - Part I, Homeland) have joined Emmy Nominee & Drama Desk Award winner David Morse (The Outsiders, Hurt Locker, The Green Mile) and SAG Nominee & American Movie Award Winner Stelio Savante (Where The Road Runs Out, Blood In The Water, Eisenstein In Guanajuato,) have joined John Stanisci(Irena's Vow) and Thomas Ryan (Irena's Vow) in the cast of Invictus Theater Company's American Dream reading. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents the Premiere of RICHARD MOVE'S XXYYNew York Live Arts Presents the Premiere of RICHARD MOVE'S XXYY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Richard Move/MoveOpolis! returns to New York Live Arts as the opening performance of Live Ideas 2017 with the world premiere of XXYY, a multilayered work conceived and directed by Move, with costumes by acclaimed theater artist Alba Clemente and an original score by Italian electronic music pioneer Martux_m. The program will also feature Martha@... 20, a special performance marking the 20th anniversary of Move's highly acclaimed performances as Martha Graham in the Martha@... series. Performances are Wednesday, March 8, to Saturday, March 11, at 7:30pm, at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues), in Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Theatre Communications Group's 2016 GalaPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Theatre Communications Group's 2016 Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 15, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) just honored playwright and actress Danai Gurira, producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, and the Vilcek Foundation and Rick Kinsel at their gala, last night at New York's Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Tamara Tunie to Bring Jazz Act LEGENDS FROM THE 'BURGH to City TheatreTamara Tunie to Bring Jazz Act LEGENDS FROM THE 'BURGH to City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

City Theatre adds to its season of contemporary plays and exciting CityEvents, announcing Tamara Tunie: Legends from the 'Burgh. Pittsburgh native and Law & Order: SVU star, Tamara Tunie returns to her roots, performing songs by hometown legends. Her band includes Roger Humphries on drums, Jeff Grubbs on bass, and Max Leake conducting and playing piano. Ms. Tunie, a Tony and Drama Desk Award winner has performed Legends from the 'Burgh on tour and in New York City to packed houses and critical acclaim. Performances are December 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Broadway Talent Helps Barrington Stage Company Sweep 1st Annual Berkshire Theatre AwardsBroadway Talent Helps Barrington Stage Company Sweep 1st Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 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, swept the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards last night, winning 20 out of possible 25 awards. Winners of the awards-nicknamed "The Berkies"-were first announced on Monday, October 17, 2016, and awards were presented Sunday, November 13 at a ceremony held at Mr. Finn's Cabaret (36 Linden St) in Pittsfield, MA. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. & Shakespeare & Co. Take Top Honors at First Annual Berkshire Theatre AwardsPhoto Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. & Shakespeare & Co. Take Top Honors at First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 14, 2016

It was appropriate that two-time Tony Award winner William Finn was present at The First Annual Berkshire Theatre Award ceremony held in Pittsfield MA. on  Sunday November 13th. Mr. Finn won a Tony for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee which was home grown up in The Berkshires at Barrington Stage Company. Although he didn't have any work in contention for the prestigious award, Finn did accept a few 'Berkies' for some artists who could not receive their awards in person. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 13, 2016BWW's On This Day - November 13, 2016
by - Nov 13, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/12/2016
by - Nov 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/12/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 12, 2016BWW's On This Day - November 12, 2016
by - Nov 12, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

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First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards to Honor Winners in Pittsfield This Weekend; Debra Jo Rupp to Headline!First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards to Honor Winners in Pittsfield This Weekend; Debra Jo Rupp to Headline!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The winners of the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards - already being nicknamed "The Berkies" - will gather at 5 pm on Sunday, November 13, 2016  at Mr. Finn's Cabaret in Pittsfield. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Feinstein Honored at Harlem School of the Arts' 2016 Masquerade GalaPhoto Flash: Michael Feinstein Honored at Harlem School of the Arts' 2016 Masquerade Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Monday, October 31, 2016, Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) hosted its annual gala benefit to support the school's year-round visual and performing arts programming and initiatives. This year's event, which raised $1 million for the school, transformed into a Halloween Masquerade Ball, was held in the Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/27/2016 - FALSETTOS, DEAD POETS SOCIETY and More!Broadway AM Report, 10/27/2016 - FALSETTOS, DEAD POETS SOCIETY and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 27, 2016

Today's big news: FALSETTOS opens on Broadway, so be sure to check back later for our Review Roundup! (more...)

Tamara Tunie to Host TCG's 2016 Gala; BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE Will PerformTamara Tunie to Host TCG's 2016 Gala; BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE Will Perform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the Master of Ceremonies, entertainment, and Gala Committee Members for their upcoming gala honoring playwright and actress Danai Gurira, producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, and the Vilcek Foundation and Rick Kinsel. (more...)

Broadway Star Will Swenson, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Among Recently Announced Berkshire Theatre Award Winners - Check Out the Full List Here!Broadway Star Will Swenson, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Among Recently Announced Berkshire Theatre Award Winners - Check Out the Full List Here!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The winners of the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards have been announced. Seventeen arts journalists voted on 120 nominees in 25 categories chosen from artists in the 75 live theatre productions mounted in Berkshire County and adjacent areas between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Honors William Finn at Tonight's 'BSC IN NYC' BenefitBarrington Stage Company Honors William Finn at Tonight's 'BSC IN NYC' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 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, will host its annual New York City Benefit, BSC In NYC, tonight, October 13, 2016, to celebrate the acclaimed BSC Musical Theatre Lab and honor its co-founder and Artistic Producer William Finn. (more...)

New Berkshire Theatre Awards Program Announces NomineesNew Berkshire Theatre Awards Program Announces Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

In the last twelve months, more than 300,000 people attended a live theatre production in or around Berkshire County. With 75 stage productions employing hundreds of professionals, making theatre is an important cog in the area's cultural economy. In fact, many consider the region a hot spot for Broadway bound shows, and a popular summer destination for theatre-goers from around the nation. (more...)

Hearts of Gold to Hold 20th Annual Charity Fundraising Gala, 'All That Glitters,' Supporting NYC's Homeless FamiliesHearts of Gold to Hold 20th Annual Charity Fundraising Gala, 'All That Glitters,' Supporting NYC's Homeless Families
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

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Tituss Burgess Joins 'JUST A PIANO' BC/EFA Benefit at The TriadTituss Burgess Joins 'JUST A PIANO' BC/EFA Benefit at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Emmy nominee Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) has been added to the starry lineup for Lee Summers' Just A Piano Benefit Concert for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Monday, October 10, at 9pm at The Triad (158 West 72nd Street). (more...)

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