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Date of Birth: September 09, 1951 (63)
Birth Place: Lodi, WI, USA
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Linda Lavin, Will Swenson and More Set for 54 Below This MonthLinda Lavin, Will Swenson and More Set for 54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

This September,54 BELOWpresents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. (more...)

BWW Feature: Escape the Dog Days of Summer w/ Our Favorite Animal ShowtunesBWW Feature: Escape the Dog Days of Summer w/ Our Favorite Animal Showtunes
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 23, 2015

While August is quickly winding down, much of the country is still engulfed in an oppressive summer heat. Whether or not it's global warming (it's global warming), there is no escaping the Dog Days of Summer. So, for our monthly feature, Jeff Walker and I made the only tangentially related leap to take a look at our favorite showtunes about animals, dogs or otherwise. Take a look at what we came up with, and share yours in the comments below. (more...)

From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of CATCH ME IF YOU CANFrom the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 20, 2015

In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening up the BroadwayWorld Vaults to reminisce on shows are long gone from the Broadway-scene, but have left an indelible mark on the world of theatre as a whole. Today, we bring you a vintage video from 2011. Relive the magic of CATCH ME IF YOU CANbelow! (more...)

Play It Again: The Movie Music of Woody Allen at Town Hall Exclusive Pre-sale TodayPlay It Again: The Movie Music of Woody Allen at Town Hall Exclusive Pre-sale Today
by Contests - Broadway - Aug 20, 2015

PLAY IT AGAIN: THE MOVIE MUSIC OF WOODY ALLEN: Starring Ute Lemper, Catherine Russell, and Tom Wopat. Exclusive pre-sale for BroadwayWorld subscribers this Thursday from 10AM - 10PM! (more...)

PLAY IT AGAIN: THE MOVIE MUSIC OF WOODY ALLEN to Feature Ute Lemper & MorePLAY IT AGAIN: THE MOVIE MUSIC OF WOODY ALLEN to Feature Ute Lemper & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Woody Allenis passionately devoted to music - in particular the jazz, swing, and popular music of the 1920's, 30's, 40's and 50's. His movies are a love letter to a glorious period in American music, featuring some of cinema's most memorable musical moments. Celebrate the collaboration between a great filmmaker and his passion for music with an evening of live performances by three of music's finest song interpretersonThursday, October 8at Town Hall in New York City. (more...)

Tom Wopat to Lead THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at the Barn TheatreTom Wopat to Lead THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at the Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

Tom Wopat returns to the Barn to star as Will Rogers in the musical comedy THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES - A Life in Revue, playing August 25 - September 6. Set in the glitz and glamour of Rogers' Ziegfeld Follies days, the musical tells the life story of the cowboy rope trick artist turned political satirist, philosopher, write, movie star, humanitarian, champion of the underdog and friend of kings and presidents. (more...)

The Barn Theatre School to Stage HANDS ON A HARDBODY This AugustThe Barn Theatre School to Stage HANDS ON A HARDBODY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Truckin' on to the Barn Theatre stage is Rex Smith starring inHANDSON AHARDBODY! PlayingAugust 11 - 23. (more...)


by Marina Kennedy - Jul 29, 2015

Andy Donald is the Producer of Artistic Development and Community Program for New Jersey Performing Arts Center. We recently interviewed him to learn a little more about his career and the upcoming season at the Center. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/27/15- A CATERED AFFAIRSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/27/15- A CATERED AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2015

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair closed at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat. (more...)

Charles Busch, Samantha Marie Ware & More Set for 54 Below This WeekCharles Busch, Samantha Marie Ware & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

54 Below to Celebrate Frank Sinatra Centennial This Month54 Below to Celebrate Frank Sinatra Centennial This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

This July, 54 Below celebrates The Frank Sinatra Birthday Centennial with three special musical events featuring some of the brightest stars from Broadway and cabaret including Tony Award nominees Tom Wopat and Bob Stillman, Bistro and MAC Award winner Jeff Harnar, Broadway's Sal Viviano, acclaimed jazz vocalist Erin McDougald and her quintet, and Holland Vavra with Anneliese van der Pol (Beauty and the Beast, Disney Channel's 'That's So Raven'), Tyce Green, Katie Rosen and Jared Zirilli in a recreation of Sinatra's legendary 1966 performance at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. (more...)

N'Kenge Returns to Alpine Theatre Project for CHICAGO, BIG FISH and RING OF FIRE This SummerN'Kenge Returns to Alpine Theatre Project for CHICAGO, BIG FISH and RING OF FIRE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

With much excitement and clamor, Broadway's N'Kenge returns to Alphine Theatre Project in Montana to star in 'Chicago' as Matron 'Mama' Morton, the Witch in 'Big Fish,' and various roles in 'Ring of Fire.' All three productions will be running in rotating repertory from July 9 - August 1. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/27-6/28/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/27-6/28/2015
by - Jun 28, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 28, 2015 - Sunday, June 28, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Naughton, Tom Wopat, and More Lead SECONDHAND LIONS ReadingPhoto Flash: James Naughton, Tom Wopat, and More Lead SECONDHAND LIONS Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld previously reported that SECONDHAND LIONS, featuring a book by Tony Award-winner Rupert Holmes and music and lyrics by FIRST DATE composers Michael Weiner and Alan Zachary, got a New York City reading June 18-19. Presented by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, the musical, which played at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in 2013, was directed again by Scott Schwartz. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the reading, starring James Naughton and Tom Wopat, below! (more...)

BWW Previews: Bernadette Peters, Laura Benanti & More Set for NJPAC AMERICAN SONGBOOK SeasonBWW Previews: Bernadette Peters, Laura Benanti & More Set for NJPAC AMERICAN SONGBOOK Season
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 25, 2015

New Jersey Performing Arts Center announces their exciting 'American Songbook' series of performances for the 2015-2016 Season featuring a star-studded line-up. (more...)

GHOST THE MUSICAL to Make Regional Premiere at the Barn Theatre School, 6/30GHOST THE MUSICAL to Make Regional Premiere at the Barn Theatre School, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The Regional Premiere of GHOST THE MUSICAL opens at the Barn Theatre School June 30! (more...)

Broadway's N'Kenge Performs with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra This WeekendBroadway's N'Kenge Performs with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

This weekend, Indianapolis is in for a treat as Broadway's darling N'Kenge returns for two-nights only with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for Disco Days and Boogie Nights: Music of the 70s. N'Nenge, under the direction of Jack Everly, will sing disco anthems, such as "I Will Survive" and other monster rock hits! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/19/2015 - Father's Day Weekend!WAKE UP with BWW 6/19/2015 - Father's Day Weekend!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 19, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Benefits, readings, concerts, and more, all in time for Father's Day! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Anything You Can Do! All About ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, From Ethel Merman To Megan HiltyFLASH FRIDAY: Anything You Can Do! All About ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, From Ethel Merman To Megan Hilty
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 19, 2015

Today we are toasting this week's big news than Megan Hilty will take on the title role in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. (more...)

James Naughton, Tom Wopat & More to Take Part in SECONDHAND LIONS Musical ReadingJames Naughton, Tom Wopat & More to Take Part in SECONDHAND LIONS Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned thatSecondhand Lions, featuring a book by Tony Award-winner Rupert Holmes and music and lyrics by First Date composers Michael Weiner and Alan Zachary, will get a New York City reading today and tomorrow, June 18-19. Presented by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, the musical, which played at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre in 2013, will be directed again by Scott Schwartz. (more...)

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