Thomas Jefferson News

Date Of Birth:
September 10, 1856
Date Of Death:
April 02, 1932 (75)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
INSPIRED 5: A Benefit Concert for Animal Haven & The Second Chance Rescue Set for 10/18 at Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Adam Gwon, Julianne Wick Davis, Bobby Cronin, Sam Willmott, Ewalt & Walker, and Andre Catrini star in INSPIRED 5: A Benefit Concert for Animal Haven & The Second Chance Rescue, on SATURDAY 10/18 at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. (more...)

Suneel Dhand M.D. founds MangoWell, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of hospital care and delivering a better patient experience
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

BOSTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Hospital physician and author Dr Suneel Dhand founds MangoWell LLC, an organization and consulting service dedicated to improving the quality of hospital care and delivering a better patient experience. MangoWell will help hospitals and healthcare professionals by providing consulting, training and educational services. Dr Dhand has experience in a number of different healthcare environments, having practiced medicine up and down the East coast and also internationally. Dr Dhand says, 'The mission of MangoWell is to improve hospital quality and enhance the patient experience. I have seen first hand the enormous opportunities for improvement and how we can raise the standard of care. What's funny is that the same problems exist in all hospitalsfrom major academic institutions to more rural locations. Our vision is to always be working towards a more ideal state in healthcare'. (more...)

William Maselli Presents World Premiere Opera DRACULETTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Composer William Maselli presents the world premiere of his opera, Draculette, at Merkin Concert Hall on Saturday, October 4th at 8pm. Featuring an all-star cast of Olga Zhuravel, Micaela Oeste, Brad Cresswell, John Bellemer and Kevin Glavin led by Conductor Charles Coleman. (more...)

Brad Meltzer's LOST HISTORY to Premiere 10/31 on H2
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

What does the Ground Zero flag from 9/11 have in common with the original Wright Brothers flying machine patent? Both are historically important items for the United States... and both are missing. Best-selling author Brad Meltzer enlists America's help to find these and other missing treasures in H2's new 10-episode series BRAD MELTZER'S LOST HISTORY, premiering Friday, October 31 at 10PM ET/11PM PT. (more...)

H2 to Premiere New Series BRAD MELTZER'S LOST HISTORY, 10/31
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Best-selling author Brad Meltzer enlists America's help to find these and other missing treasures in H2's new 10-episode series BRAD MELTZER'S LOST HISTORY, premiering Friday, October 31 at 10PM ET/11PM PT. (more...)

2014 LA STAGE ALLIANCE OVATION AWARDS Nominees Announced - Theatre at Boston Court Leads; Geffen, La Mirada Follow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

Theatre @ Boston Court, the Geffen and La Mirada Lead 2014 Ovation Award Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

National Museum of the American Indian Launches Pivotal Exhibition to Celebrate 10 Years on the National Mall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will open "Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations" Sunday, Sept. 21the 10th anniversary of the opening of the museum on the Mall in Washington, D.C. (more...)

Nicholas Dromard, Keith Hines, Hayden Milanes and Drew Seeley to Star in JERSEY BOYS in San Diego, 10/21-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Casting has been announced for the San Diego engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing at The San Diego Civic Theatre from October 21-26. The cast of JERSEY BOYS will be led by Nicolas Dromard (Tommy DeVito), Keith Hines (Nick Massi), Hayden Milanes (Frankie Valli) and Drew Seeley (Bob Gaudio) as The Four Seasons, with Barry Anderson and Thomas Fiscella. (more...)

SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to announce that the world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon will let YOU choose the killer! With three different alternate endings, this is the first theatre production that asks you to TURN ON YOUR PHONES during the show to vote! (more...)

The Capitol Center Presents Two MacDowell Colony Fellows, Anna Schuleit Haber and Jeff Sharlet, 10/18
by Anna Bencivengo - Sep 18, 2014

The Capitol Center for the Arts is pleased to welcome two MacDowell Colony Fellows to the historic Kimball House as part of the inaugural year of the Salon Series for a weekend of thought provoking discussion: Visual artist Anna Schuleit Haber will converse about her work on Friday, October 17, and bestselling author Jeff Sharlet will engage with audiences in the intimate Victorian-era Kimball House on Saturday, October 18. (more...)

Larry Cedar, David Melville and Armin Shimerman to Star in 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...' at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces its production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord. Written by Scott Carter, executive producer and writer for Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect and Real Time, this whip-smart philosophical comedy features Larry Cedar (Deadwood, PBS's Square One TV), David Melville (Travel Channel Lawrence of America, film Ironclad) and Armin Shimerman (Quark on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Associate Artistic Director at The Antaeus Company) and will be again helmed by director, Matt August (Broadway How the Grinch Stole Christmas). Discord begins previews on October 7 with the press opening on October 15. The closing date is currently scheduled for November 16. (more...)

'The President's Own' U.S. Marine Band to Play Morrison Center, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

The Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts presents 'The President's Own' United States Marine Band. As part of the Marine Band 2014 national concert tour they will perform Wednesday, September 24th at 7:30 PM at the Morrison Center. The concert is free and open to the public. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Suzanne Bradbeer Talks Religion, Politics, and THE GOD GAME
by Katricia Lang - Aug 26, 2014

Tom, a charismatic, Republican candidate on the rise is asked to enhance his non-existent religious beliefs to further his political career, which seems an easy enough task for a politician. But, Lisa, his deeply religious wife doesn't think it's so ethical or respectful of her beliefs. How does this human and political drama unfold? You'll have to see the play. But, until then, take a look at the discussion I had with author of the play Suzanne Bradbeer. (more...)

Commonwealth Books of Virginia to Release THOMAS JEFFERSON'S ENLIGHTENMENT in Paperback, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014


James Barbour, Nancy Anderson, Sara Gettelfinger, Mamie Parris and More Star in THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at Ogunquit - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Get ready for a wickedly good time when the bewitching musical comedy, The Witches of Eastwick, hits the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September 3 through 27. Based on the Warner Brothers hit motion picture, this hysterical and devilish show with its beautiful original score was declared "musical comedy heaven" by London's Daily Mail. The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to have been selected by world-renowned theatre producer Cameron Mackintosh as the American Northeast premiere of his hit stage adaptation of The Witches of Eastwick. (more...)

New Video Release from Author Frederick Fichman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

Just Released! Author Frederick Fichman has just uploaded two new Book Trailer videos to YouTube. The first video has been placed on YouTube on author Fichman's YouTube Channel in conjunction with the recent publication of his new book, 'Sky's Journal: Life and Adventures as told by an Arizona Mini Poodle.' The second video is now on YouTube to promote the entire 29-book library of books for sale by author Fichman on Amazon Kindle. Author Frederick Fichman began his publishing efforts on July 21, 2008 with his first novel, 'SETI.' 'SETI,' the acronym for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, was originally print published by Penguin USA imprint ROC in the United States and Canada and in the U.K. and Australia by Headline Press in London. 'SETI' was book one in a three-book series. All three books have been combined recently by Mr. Fichman in 'The SETI Anthology' which is also now available and recently published on Amazon Kindle. The two new videos are both Book Trailers which helps to market not only the newest non-fiction release of 'Sky's Journal' but also the entire library of 29 books written by Author Frederick Fichman. His prolific output continues with his work on two manuscripts that are presently 'In Work.' His next fiction novel is titled 'The Feather.' It is fantasy novel about the historic Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1806-1806. This new novel will be a unique look at that historic journey of the Corps of Discovery from St. Louis, Missouri to Fort Clatsop near present day Astoria, Oregon. Deep and thorough research on the subject matter will give the reader a feeling that they are actually with the 50-plus men and one woman, Sacagawea, as they braved the elements and some hostile tribes of Native Americans as they set forth into the uncharted wilderness that was purchased by President Thomas Jefferson for the United States. In 1803 The Louisiana Purchase added over 800 million acres to the territory of the young United States and doubled the size of the country at that time. To access the two new YouTube videos produced by author Frederick Fichman follow this link: www.YouTube.com/fjfichman (more...)

Broadway's Steven Lutvak, Jeanine Tesori, Davd Yazbeck and More Set for Library of Congress's 2014-15 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

The 2014-2015 season of 'Concerts from the Library of Congress' brings a stellar roster of performers, ensembles and scholars from around the world in commemoration of the 150th birthday of founding patron Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. The concerts are complemented by guest speakers, curators, panels, film screenings and displays of rarely seen manuscripts, letters and memorabilia from the Library's holdings. Concerts kick off Saturday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m. with a performance by gospel and soul music legend Mavis Staples. (more...)

NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews on Friday, September 12 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for The Public's 2014-15 Season, Featuring Works by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bridget Everett & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Single tickets are on sale now for The Public Theater's 2014-15 season that will include three world premiere musicals, a free Public Works musical adaptation of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, new plays by Suzan-Lori Parks, Young Jean Lee, and Lemon Andersen, Bridget Everett's new show at Joe's Pub, the 11th edition of the acclaimed Under the Radar Festival, the continuation of the Mobile Shakespeare Unit, the fifth season of Public Forum, New Work Now!, the Emerging Writers Group Spotlight Series and $20 tickets to Public Lab, now in its eighth year. Single tickets are available by calling (212) 967-7555, at www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at Astor Place at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

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