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Date Of Birth:
September 30, 1924
Date Of Death:
August 25, 1984 (59)
Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender:
Male
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Official: Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Lead Irish Rep's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY; Cast Announced!Official: Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Lead Irish Rep's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre has announced the cast for this season's annual holiday offering. Tony Award winner Alice Ripley will lead the cast of the New York premiere of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, a musical based on the classic Truman Capote short story. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Thought-Provoking NUREYEV'S EYES at American StageBWW Reviews: Thought-Provoking NUREYEV'S EYES at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Oct 19, 2014

Two actors in top form capture the spirit of Rudolf Nureyev and Jamie Wyeth in a wonderfully intimate production that needs to be seen during its brief run. (more...)

Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Star in a A CHRISTMAS MEMORY at Irish RepTony Winner Alice Ripley to Star in a A CHRISTMAS MEMORY at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

The New York Times reports that Tony-winning NEXT TO NORMAL star Alice Ripley will lead A CHRISTMAS MEMORY in its off-Broadway premiere at Irish Rep, running November 25, 2014 to January 4, 2015. Charlotte Moore directs. (more...)

Scott Eck, Jemma Kosanke and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; Full Cast Announced!Scott Eck, Jemma Kosanke and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast of this November's Literature Live! production of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, directed by Joe Minutillo. Performances will be held at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, NY from November 5 to 29. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 15th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 15, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Monday night's Jeff Awards at the Drury Lane, and 'Amazing Grace' at the BOAT! Plus 2014's other Broadway In Chicago shows, The Grinch at the Chicago Theatre, local productions of 'Parade,' 'Camelot' and 'Mary Poppins,' the new 'A Christmas Memory,' and the sold-out Humanities Festival tribute to the Tonys! (more...)

Fort Point Presents Free Production, IN THE SUMMER HOUSE, 10/16-26Fort Point Presents Free Production, IN THE SUMMER HOUSE, 10/16-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Fort Point presents IN THE SUMMER HOUSE, October 16-26, Thurs. & Sun. at 7:30 pm, Fri. & Sat. at 8:00 pm, 290 Congress Street, Boston. Admission is free. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Today we celebrate the life of Tony Award-winning director, choreographer and artist Geoffrey Holder in honor of his death this week at the age of 84. (more...)

Photo Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey HolderPhoto Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey Holder
by Walter McBride - Oct 9, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Award -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld.com's Walter McBride has culled through his photo archives to present some images of the legend. (more...)

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts Presents: ARTS AND IDEAS: CONVERSATIONS AT THE WALLISThe Wallis Center for the Performing Arts Presents: ARTS AND IDEAS: CONVERSATIONS AT THE WALLIS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts (aka "The Wallis") and Writers Bloc, Los Angeles' acclaimed reading and conversation series founded by Emmy-nominated Andrea Grossman, are partnering to present Leon Panetta in Conversation with Jessica Yellin (Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30pm), and Dick Cavett in Conversation with Paula Poundstone (Thursday, November 6 at 7:30pm). The events are part of The Wallis' ongoing new series, "Arts & Ideas: Conversations at The Wallis," and will be held in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderBroadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Awarda -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderVideo Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career. (more...)

Theatre at the Center to Present A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, 11/13-12/14Theatre at the Center to Present A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, 11/13-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Over the course of their 2014 season, Theatre at the Center, a major equity player on the Chicago theater scene, has introduced audiences to never-before-seen productions on Chicagoland stages. (more...)

Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The New York Times reports that Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder has passed away at the age of 84. (more...)

Five Celebrity Chefs Immortalized On Limited Edition Forever StampsFive Celebrity Chefs Immortalized On Limited Edition Forever Stamps
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

The Postal Service is cooking up a feast of 20 million Limited Edition Celebrity Chefs Forever stamps today. The sugar-free, fat-free, zero-calorie stamps will be on the menu of the nation's Post Offices beginning today. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 24th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 24th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 24, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. All the scoop from the amazing FWD Theatre Project gala, and 'The Last Unicorn' gets some big backers. Plus concerts by Chita Rivera, Felicia P. Fields, Sierra Boggess and Donna McKechnie, 'Sweeney Todd' on PBS and 'From Here To Eternity' on movie screens, plus the Marriott announces two casts! (more...)

Photographer Sandro Miller Presents MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH Exhibit at the Catherine Edelman Gallery, 11/7Photographer Sandro Miller Presents MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH Exhibit at the Catherine Edelman Gallery, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Photographer Sandro Miller presents John Malkovich in re-creations of iconic photographs for a series called Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich, on display at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago Nov. 7 through Jan. 31, 2015. (more...)

Jessie Mueller and More Take Part in FWD Theatre Project Concert Tonight in ChicagoJessie Mueller and More Take Part in FWD Theatre Project Concert Tonight in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Eight veteran actors, directors, writers, choreographers and producers have created FWD Theatre Project ('Festival of Works in Development'), a grass-roots initiative for the discovery, development and delivery of original musical theater to the Chicago community. Artistic Director Amber Mak along with Collective Artistic Associates Justin Brill, Wade Elkins, Michael Gillis, Karen Multer, Steve Multer, Missy Greenburg and Scott Sowinski, have announced LaunchingFWD!, a one-night-only concert event at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, tonight, September 22 at 8 pm (doors open at 6 pmfor food and cocktails). (more...)

Author Fuminori Nakamura to Receive the 2014 David L Goodis AwardAuthor Fuminori Nakamura to Receive the 2014 David L Goodis Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Shincho Prize for New Writers (2002). The Noma Prize (2004). The Akutagawa Prize (2005). The ?e Prize (2010). Two times a Wall Street JournalBest Book (2012, 2013). Later this fall, the recipient of the 2014 David L. Goodis Award for Noir Fiction. Last year, he was even long-listed for the Bram Stoker Award for Horror Fiction. This is all to say that Fuminori Nakamura's genre defying fiction has made him one of the most award-winning Japanese authors in recent memory. (more...)

Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Queens Theatre will present the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, starring Alan Safier as George Burns, written by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and directed by Michael White. The show will be at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park) on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm & 8pm and on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm. Join Rupert Holmes, Alan Safier, and Moderator WABC's Sandy Kenyon for a lively talk-back after the 3pm performance on Sunday, September 28. (more...)

The Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are AnnouncedThe Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's longest- running, most prestigious scholarship and recognition initiative for students in grades 712, is now open for submissions and invites all aspiring teen artists and writers to share their work. Over the past five years alone, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the nonprofit presenter of the Awards, has received more than one million original works from public, private and homeschooled students. The program provides top-winning artistic and literary teens with exhibition and publication opportunities, as well as access to millions of dollars in scholarships, while continuing its legacy of identifying the early promise of some of our nation's most exceptional visionaries. (more...)

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