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Date Of Birth:
May 30, 1962 (52)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
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THE MEETING to Honor THE LITTLE MERMAID at Joe's Pub, 3/15THE MEETING to Honor THE LITTLE MERMAID at Joe's Pub, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, March 15 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. The February show will be a celebration of the The Little Mermaid. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director with special guests will be announced. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates 30 Years at 2015 Gala!Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates 30 Years at 2015 Gala!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 3, 2015

Just last night, Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) presented its landmark 30th Anniversary Gala, at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street at 5th Avenue). Directed by Neil Pepe with musical direction by Matt Gallagher, the annual gala celebrated thirty Atlantic seasons with an evening of music and performances from the Atlantic Ensemble and celebrity artists and honor Charles R. Bendit and Paul E. Pariser, co-CEOs of Taconic Investment Partners for their long-time partnership with Atlantic. (more...)

VIDEO: In Performance: RASHEEDA SPEAKING's Tonya Pinkins & Dianne Wiest PerformVIDEO: In Performance: RASHEEDA SPEAKING's Tonya Pinkins & Dianne Wiest Perform
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

In today's New York Time's In Performance video, Tony Award-winner Tonya Pinkins and Oscar-winner Dianne Wiest star as co-workers in Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKING (more...)

George Takei, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Pittsburgh Humanities FestivalGeorge Takei, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Pittsburgh Humanities Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Humanities Center of Carnegie Mellon University announce the launch of the inaugural Pittsburgh Humanities Festival, scheduled for March 26-29, 2015. The Festival will take place throughout Pittsburgh's Cultural District and neighboring locales. (more...)

Felicity Huffman Hosts Atlantic Theater Company's 30th Anniversary Gala TonightFelicity Huffman Hosts Atlantic Theater Company's 30th Anniversary Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company will present its landmark 30th Anniversary Gala tonight, March 2, 2015 at The Pierre (2 East 61 Street) hosted by Atlantic Founding Ensemble Member and Academy Award nominee Felicity Huffman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & NoblePhoto Flash: Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Yesterday, February 25, author and six-time Tony Award-winning producer Stewart Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide…, War Horse), was joined by Tony Award winning actress Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah Baby!, On Golden Pond, Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedly II), and acclaimed director Sheldon Epps (Baby It's You!, Blues in the Night), for a conversation with Tom Santopietro (The Godfather Effect…, Considering Doris Day, Sinatra in Hollywood) at Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street, to discuss the inspiring account of the tumultuous path that black actors have traveled to reach recognition on the Great White Way. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

THE BIG BANG THEORY Star Kunal Nayyar Joins Cast of New Group's THE SPOILSTHE BIG BANG THEORY Star Kunal Nayyar Joins Cast of New Group's THE SPOILS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The New Group has announced additional casting and production dates for the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. Kunal Nayyar ("The Big Bang Theory") joins Jesse Eisenberg in this production, which marks the third show in The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season. Previews begin May 7, in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, June 2. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through June 28 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble TodayLeslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Today, February 25 at 7PM, Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street hosts author and six-time Tony Award-winning producer Stewart Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide..., War Horse), Tony Award winning actress Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah Baby!, On Golden Pond, Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedly II), acclaimed Broadway director Sheldon Epps (Baby It's You!, Play On!, Blues in the Night), and author Tom Santopietro (The Godfather Effect..., Considering Doris Day, Sinatra in Hollywood) in a discussion about the inspiring account of the tumultuous path that black actors have traveled to reach recognition on the Great White Way. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY BY THE YEAR's 'Broadway Musicals of 1916-1940'Photo Coverage: Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY BY THE YEAR's 'Broadway Musicals of 1916-1940'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 25, 2015

On February 23, BROADWAY BY THE YEAR presented musicals from 1916-1940, welcoming an all-star cast including Karen Ziemba, Tonya Pinkins and more. Go behind the scenes below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside BROADWAY BY THE YEAR's Season Opener with Karen Ziemba, Tonya Pinkins & More!Photo Coverage: Inside BROADWAY BY THE YEAR's Season Opener with Karen Ziemba, Tonya Pinkins & More!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 25, 2015

On February 23, BROADWAY BY THE YEAR presented musicals from 1916-1940, welcoming an all-star cast including Karen Ziemba, Tonya Pinkins and more. Check out photos below! (more...)

Leslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More to Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble TomorrowLeslie Uggams, Sheldon Epps and More to Celebrate Stewart Lane's 'BLACK BROADWAY' at Barnes & Noble Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25 at 7PM, Barnes & Noble, 150 East 86th Street hosts author and six-time Tony Award-winning producer Stewart Lane (La Cage aux Folles, A Gentleman's Guide…, War Horse), Tony Award winning actress Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah Baby!, On Golden Pond, Thoroughly Modern Millie, King Hedly II), acclaimed Broadway director Sheldon Epps (Baby It's You!, Play On!, Blues in the Night), and author Tom Santopietro (The Godfather Effect…, Considering Doris Day, Sinatra in Hollywood) in a discussion about the inspiring account of the tumultuous path that black actors have traveled to reach recognition on the Great White Way. This special Black History Month event celebrates the release of Lane's new book Black Broadway: African Americans on The Great White Way. (more...)

BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Launches 2015 Season Tonight With Tonya Pinkins, Stephen Bogardus, Karen Ziemba and MoreBROADWAY BY THE YEAR Launches 2015 Season Tonight With Tonya Pinkins, Stephen Bogardus, Karen Ziemba and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year series fifteenth season will bring 100 years of Broadway history in four incredible evenings. (more...)

Dianne Wiest and Zoe Lister Jones Sign on for CBS's LIFE IN PIECES PilotDianne Wiest and Zoe Lister Jones Sign on for CBS's LIFE IN PIECES Pilot
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Variety writes that stage vet Dianne Wiest and actress Zoe Lister Jones have joined the cast of CBS's comedy pilot LIFE IN PIECES. (more...)

Music at the Mansion Series Continues 2/22 with Nathan Chang & MoreMusic at the Mansion Series Continues 2/22 with Nathan Chang & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, Music at the Mansion, on Sunday, February 22, at 3pm. Performers include Nathan Chang, Tracy Stark and Richard Holbrook. Kevin W. Bergen will be the Young Musician Moment. (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with Cynthia Nixon & More on Opening Night of New Group's RASHEEDA SPEEKINGBWW TV: Chatting with Cynthia Nixon & More on Opening Night of New Group's RASHEEDA SPEEKING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2015

The New Group continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the New York Premiere of Rasheeda Speaking, by Joel Drake Johnson, helmed by Cynthia Nixon in her directorial debut. This production features Patricia Conolly, Darren Goldstein, Tonya Pinkins and Dianne Wiest. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through March 22, 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you interviews with the company on opening night below! (more...)

Tim Realbuto to Duet With GHOSTLIGHT Co-Writer Matthew Martin in BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN, 2/15Tim Realbuto to Duet With GHOSTLIGHT Co-Writer Matthew Martin in BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Matthew Martin, who co-wrote the popular, Broadway-aimed musical Ghostlight with Tim Realbuto will duet with his co-writer Tim's upcoming Maury Yeston tribute concert, Realbuto announced this morning. The two best friends will duet on Yeston's Love Can't Happen from 'Grand Hotel.' (more...)

Felicity Huffman Will Host Atlantic Theater Company's 30th Anniversary Gala; Matthew Morrison, Duncan Sheik & More to AppearFelicity Huffman Will Host Atlantic Theater Company's 30th Anniversary Gala; Matthew Morrison, Duncan Sheik & More to Appear
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company will present its landmark 30th Anniversary Gala on Monday, March 2, 2015 at The Pierre (2 East 61 Street) hosted by Atlantic Founding Ensemble Member and Academy Award nominee Felicity Huffman. (more...)

Kim David Smith, Trapper Felides and More Set for THE MEETING at Joe's Pub, 2/15Kim David Smith, Trapper Felides and More Set for THE MEETING at Joe's Pub, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater on Sunday, February 15 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. The February show will be a celebration of International Bottom Appreciation Day, the holiday traditionally held on February 15, the day after Valentine's Day. Click here for a brief history of the holiday. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director with special guests Kim David Smith, L'Manda, Trapper Felides, Chris Tyler and Brian Moylan. (more...)

Amy Spanger Replaces Nikki Blonsky in Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston Tribute ConcertAmy Spanger Replaces Nikki Blonsky in Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Nikki Blonsky, who was originally scheduled to perform in Tim Realbuto's Bookseller in the Rain Maury Yeston tribute concert, had to withdraw from the production due to a severe flu that has left her on bed rest with extremely strict orders from her doctors. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  RASHEEDA SPEAKING is Worthy of DiscussionBWW Reviews: RASHEEDA SPEAKING is Worthy of Discussion
by Michael Dale - Feb 12, 2015

Tonya Pinkins and Diane Weist are superb in Joel Drake Johnson's drama of racial communication. (more...)

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