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Date of Birth: May 30, 1962 (53)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Female
Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Ma-Yi's hit comedy WASHER/DRYERPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of Ma-Yi's hit comedy WASHER/DRYER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

WASHER/DRYER, a new comedy by Nandita Shenoy about a recently eloped young couple- Michael and Sonya- who discover they haven't been entirely truthful with each other as they settle into Sonya's Manhattan studio apartment with its own stackable washer/dryer as a key perk. Directed by Benjamin Kamine, WASHER/DRYER comes to NY following its world-premiere at East West Players in Los Angeles last winter, and a subsequent production in Chicago this fall. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Bombshell Megan HiltyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Bombshell Megan Hilty
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 8, 2016

On Monday, February 8th, the Theater People podcast welcomes stage and television star Megan Hilty. Shemade her Broadway debut in 2004 as the Glinda stanby in the Broadway production of WICKED, before she eventually took over the role full time. She also played the role on the First National Tour before creating the role for the Los Angeles sit down production. (more...)

THE MEETING* to Celebrate CABARET at Joe's Pub, 2/21THE MEETING* to Celebrate CABARET at Joe's Pub, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

?The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater to continue the Winter/Spring 2016 season on Sunday, February 21 at 9:30 PM. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfully droll" by The New York Post and "hilarious and sardonic" by The Village Voice. A story for Slate.com called the evening "so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight." The 2014-2015 season sold out after a profile in The New York Times "Arts & Leisure" section. The February show will honor the iconic musical "Cabaret" with special guests to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

Full Cast Set for TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE at The Cutting RoomFull Cast Set for TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The full cast has been announced for this next week's concert TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE, which will benefit charity Broadway Barks.. TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE will play on Monday, February 8th at 7:00 PM at NYC hotspot The Cutting Room. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex BrightmanThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 1, 2016

On Monday, February 1st, Theater People Podcast welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK star Alex Brightman. Before being cast in the leading role in the new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Brightman made his Broadway debut as an understudy in GLORY DAYS (the show that infamously closed on its opening night). He went on to replace in the role of  Boq in the Broadway company of WICKED, Michael Wormwood in the Broadway company of MATILDA, and then joined the original Broadway company of BIG FISH. (more...)

BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond Producer of SIMPLY STREISAND at NJPAC on 2/6
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Phil Geoffrey Bond, Producer of 'Simply Streisand' at NJPAC on 2/6. (more...)

Review Roundup: CSC's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: CSC's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Jan 19, 2016

Classic Stage Company's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN officially opens tonight, January 19, starring Kecia Lewis in the title role after Tony winner Tonya Pinkins' departure during previews. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME's Beth MaloneThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME's Beth Malone
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 18, 2016

On Monday, January 18th, The Theater People podcast welcomes Tony-nominated FUN HOME star Beth Malone. Malone made her Broadway debut in the 2006 production of RING OF FIRE, and has found much success working regionally, including a critically acclaimed turn in the title role of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. (more...)

TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE to Play Next Month at The Cutting RoomTIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE to Play Next Month at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Popular up-and-coming writer and performer Tim Realbuto, who is most know for co-creating the musical GHOSTLIGHT and for a string of concerts called WUNDERKIND, highlighting his life growing up in show business, has announced his next concert venture. The show is called TIM REALBUTO IS INAPPROPRIATE and it will play on Monday, February 8th at 7:00 PM at NYC hotspot The Cutting Room. (more...)

PODCAST: Tonya Pinkins on Leaving MOTHER COURAGE; Also Remembrances of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE and RASHEEDA SPEAKINGPODCAST: Tonya Pinkins on Leaving MOTHER COURAGE; Also Remembrances of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE and RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by Michael Dale - Jan 13, 2016

The Tony-winning actor discusses her views on the issues that arise when theatre tells the stories of people of color. (more...)

THE MEETING to Tribute Eartha Kitt, CABARET, Elton John, Barbra Streisand & More in 2016THE MEETING to Tribute Eartha Kitt, CABARET, Elton John, Barbra Streisand & More in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

THE MEETING* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to Joe's Pub at The Public to launch the Winter/Spring 2016 season on Sunday, January 24 at 9:30 PM. This season will include tributes to Eartha Kitt (January 24 at 9:30 PM), the musical Cabaret (February 21 at 9:30 PM), Elton John (March 20 at 9:30 PM), Barbra Streisand (April 17 at 9:30 PM) and George Michael (May 22 at 7:00 PM). Special guests for each show will be announced. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/5/2016 - 1/12/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 1/5/2016 - 1/12/2016
by - Jan 12, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/5/2016 - 1/12/2016. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/11/2016 - THE SECRET GARDEN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/11/2016 - THE SECRET GARDEN and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 11, 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: THE SECRET GARDEN, starring Rebecca Luker and Gabriella Pizzolo, plays in concert tonight and more! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Tonya Pinkins Speaks Up About Responses to Her MOTHER COURAGE Departure- 'No Man Speaks For Me in 2016'BWW Exclusive: Tonya Pinkins Speaks Up About Responses to Her MOTHER COURAGE Departure- 'No Man Speaks For Me in 2016'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2016

Pinkins has released a statement explaining her decision, and some have responded- including her ex-costar, Michael Potts (Click here to read his full post). Now she's opening up about the whole controversy and more specifically, comments from Potts and company. Read her full piece below: (more...)

CSC Halts Tonight's Return of 'MOTHER COURAGE'; Performances Will Now Resume Next WeekCSC Halts Tonight's Return of 'MOTHER COURAGE'; Performances Will Now Resume Next Week
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Classic Stage Company's Mother Courage and Her Children will now resume performances Tuesday, Jan. 12 rather than tonight, Jan. 8. The delay grants Kecia Lewis 'additional time for memorization of the script and rehearsal,' after taking on the title role earlier this week for Tony winner Tonya Pinkins. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Clips from This Month's ROW J, Featuring FIDDLER Cast, Annaleigh Ashford & MoreSTAGE TUBE: Watch Clips from This Month's ROW J, Featuring FIDDLER Cast, Annaleigh Ashford & More
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2016

The Jewish Channel rings in 2016 with the latest edition of its popular theater­-oriented monthly TV show, ROW J. The show is hosted by TJC correspondent Meredith Ganzman; executive producer is Brian Scott Lipton. Click below to watch clips from this month's edition, featuring Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF cast and more! (more...)

Kecia Lewis On Joining Controversial MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN: 'I Am An Actress And I Want To Work'Kecia Lewis On Joining Controversial MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN: 'I Am An Actress And I Want To Work'
by Michael Dale - Jan 7, 2016

With less than a week's preparation, Lewis steps into a production her predecessor denounced as seen through 'the filter of the white gaze.' (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016
by - Jan 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/5/2016 - Cheyenne Jackson and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/5/2016 - Cheyenne Jackson and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 5, 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: Cheyenne Jackson appears on TODAY and WATCH WHAT HAPPENS, so stay tuned for clips, plus A CHORUS LINE comes to Riverside Theatre, helmed by Mitzi Hamilton! (more...)

Danny Burstein, Michele Lee, Tonya Pinkins and More to Appear on ROW J This MonthDanny Burstein, Michele Lee, Tonya Pinkins and More to Appear on ROW J This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

The Jewish Channel will ring in 2016 with the latest edition of its popular theater­oriented monthly TV show, ROW J. The show is hosted by TJC correspondent Meredith Ganzman. The executive producer is Brian Scott Lipton. (more...)

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