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Date of Birth: September 10, 1856
Date of Death: April 02, 1932 (75)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
INTO THE WOODS to Kick Off The Center for the Arts' 20th Anniversary SeasonINTO THE WOODS to Kick Off The Center for the Arts' 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its 2016 Season - a'Season of Celebration' as the company celebrates its20th Anniversary. The season is comprised of eight Main Stage shows and three Gallery shows. (more...)

TINY ISLAND, 'DISCORD' and More Set for Washington Stage Guild's 2015-16 SeasonTINY ISLAND, 'DISCORD' and More Set for Washington Stage Guild's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Washington Stage Guild announces its 30th Season of our distinctive repertory, an array of eloquent plays of idea and argument, passion and wit-smart theatre for a smart town! (more...)

Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 41stseason, the West Coast Premiere ofTHE BEST OF ENEMIESby Mark St. Germain, directed by David Rose.THE BEST OF ENEMIESwill preview on Wednesday, September 16; Thursday, September 17; and Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, September 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

Arizona Theatre, Stray Cat to Present New Comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS This FallArizona Theatre, Stray Cat to Present New Comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Arizona Theatre Company, in a special collaboration with Stray Cat Theatre, will present Laura Eason's new comedy about the calculations people are making to find love or fame in an age of social media, brightly-lit phone screens and blogging. SEX WITH STRANGERS plays Sept. 24-Oct. 11 in Stage West at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe. (more...)

HAMILTON/SMASH Mashup Makes for Comedic Gold on TumblrHAMILTON/SMASH Mashup Makes for Comedic Gold on Tumblr
by Jessica Khan - Aug 25, 2015

Alexander Smashilton? Why didn't we think of this?! (more...)

Photo Flash: New HAMILTON Shots, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Chris Jackson, and MorePhoto Flash: New HAMILTON Shots, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Chris Jackson, and More
by Sally Henry - Aug 23, 2015

HAMILTON set designer David Korins has been posting photos of the show from the time the cast first set foot onto the stage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, and he just keeps 'em coming. (more...)

15th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival Takes Place, 9/515th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival Takes Place, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, Aug.20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ As dozens of bestselling authors and thousands of book fans converge on Washington, DC this Labor Day weekend for the 15 th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, PBS Book View Now will be there to provide audiences nationwide with comprehensive coverage of the all-day literary event. Coverage will be produced by Detroit Public Television (DPTV) made possible thanks to the support of the Wyncote Foundation. The coverage will be hosted by Jeffrey Brown, Senior Correspondent and Chief Arts Correspondent for PBS NewsHour and Book View Now host Rich Fahle. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda compares Alexander Hamilton vs. Thomas Jefferson to Drake vs. Meek MillLin-Manuel Miranda compares Alexander Hamilton vs. Thomas Jefferson to Drake vs. Meek Mill
by Michael Dale - Aug 20, 2015

Hamilton's author/star shows once again how the Founding Fathers were like today's hip-hop artists. (more...)

BWW Interview - Debut of the Month: HAMILTON's Phillipa SooBWW Interview - Debut of the Month: HAMILTON's Phillipa Soo
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 20, 2015

Today, Phillipa Soo speaks exclusively with BWW and fills us in on the exciting events which have transpired over the past several months. (more...)

The 10th Annual Under Armour Elite 24 Basketball Game Returns to Brooklyn, 8/22The 10th Annual Under Armour Elite 24 Basketball Game Returns to Brooklyn, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Since the inaugural game at Harlem's Rucker Park in 2006, the country's best high school basketball players, regardless of class, have battled it out on Elite 24's iconic outdoor basketball courts to earn their reps. This year, Elite 24 celebrates its 10th anniversary with the game returning to the scenic Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2 on the East River on August 22. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep Stops By Richard Rodgers to Catch HAMILTON!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep Stops By Richard Rodgers to Catch HAMILTON!
by Walter McBride - Aug 14, 2015

The new musicalHamiltonhas book, music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award-winning composerLin-Manuel Miranda, who also plays the title role. The musical is directed byThomas Kail, with choreography byAndy Blankenbuehlerand music direction and orchestrations byAlex Lacamoire.Hamiltonis inspired byRon Chernow's biography 'AlexanderHamilton.' Meryl Streep just joined the long list of celebrities who have now seen the show, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to catch photos of the Hollywood living legend backstage with the cast! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. Talks Bringing Aaron Burr to Life on BroadwaySTAGE TUBE: HAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. Talks Bringing Aaron Burr to Life on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2015

Actor Leslie Odom Jr. recently stopped by CHARLIE ROSE to talk about playing the infamous 'Aaron Burr' on Broadway in Lin-Manuel Miranda's new musical Hamilton. Watch the in-depth interview below! (more...)

Hello, King George! Cameron Mackintosh to Bring HAMILTON Across the Pond in 2017?Hello, King George! Cameron Mackintosh to Bring HAMILTON Across the Pond in 2017?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 10, 2015

King George III was sort of right! It looks like the Founding Fathers are likely to travel back across the pond in Lin-Manuel Miranda's new musical HAMILTON. (more...)

IN THE SPOTLIGHT Series: The Company of HAMILTONIN THE SPOTLIGHT Series: The Company of HAMILTON
by Walter McBride - Aug 10, 2015

HAMILTON,Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about America's 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' opened just last week at theRichard RodgersTheatre.HAMILTON has book, music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer Lin Manuel Miranda, who also plays the title role. The musical is directed byThomas Kail, with choreography byAndy Blankenbuehlerand music direction and orchestrations byAlex Lacamoire.Hamiltonis inspired byRon Chernow's biography 'Alexander Hamilton.' Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the company in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographerWalter McBride! (more...)

HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN to Open Arizona Theatre Company 2015-16 SeasonHERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN to Open Arizona Theatre Company 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Quintessential American songwriter Irving Berlin left an indelible mark on the classic American songbook with hits like 'White Christmas,' 'Puttin' on the Ritz,' 'There's No Business Like Show Business' and, of course, 'God Bless America.' Arizona Theatre Company brings Berlin's story to vibrant, toe-tapping life in the 2015-16 season-opening production of Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, Sept. 16-Oct. 4 at the Temple of Music and Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: In the Room Where it Happens! Go Inside the HAMILTON Gypsy Robe CeremonyExclusive Photo Coverage: In the Room Where it Happens! Go Inside the HAMILTON Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Aug 8, 2015

HAMILTON, Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about America's 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' opened on August 6 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the whole evening, starting with the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony. Check out photos of gypsy robe recipient Betsy Struxness with the company! (more...)

BWW TV: Lin-Manuel Talks Mix-Tapes and More at HAMILTON Opening Night After-Party; Catch Up With the Whole Cast!BWW TV: Lin-Manuel Talks Mix-Tapes and More at HAMILTON Opening Night After-Party; Catch Up With the Whole Cast!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 8, 2015

HAMILTON,Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about America's 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' opened last Thursdayat theRichard RodgersTheatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the whole, historic night, and Richard Ridge had a chance to catch up with the cast at the after-party. Click below to watch interviews with Lin-Manuel Miranda and the otherstars of the show! (more...)

HAMILTON Heading to Record-Breaking $2 Million in 24 Hours at Box Office!HAMILTON Heading to Record-Breaking $2 Million in 24 Hours at Box Office!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

As the cast of Broadway's HAMILTON was taking opening night bows last night, producers were celebrating record-breaking numbers at the box office. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside HAMILTON's Opening Night Red Carpet Arrivals!Photo Coverage: Go Inside HAMILTON's Opening Night Red Carpet Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Aug 7, 2015

HAMILTON, Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about America's 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' opened just last night at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the whole, historic night, and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Track List Revealed for HAMILTON Cast Recording; Available for Pre-Order Today!Track List Revealed for HAMILTON Cast Recording; Available for Pre-Order Today!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

broadway is abuzz today aboutHAMILTON,Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical about America's 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' which opened just last night at theRichard RodgersTheatre.As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Atlantic Records will release the Original Cast Recording on September 25.Click here to pre-order today! (more...)

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