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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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FOOTLOOSE, BUYER & CELLAR, Rita Rudner and More Set for Laguna Playhouse's 2015-16 SeasonFOOTLOOSE, BUYER & CELLAR, Rita Rudner and More Set for Laguna Playhouse's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce its 2015- 2016 season of shows! (more...)

Civic Theatre's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S to Open 5/1Civic Theatre's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S to Open 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Civic Theatre will conclude its 2014-2015 main stage season with the regional premiere of Richard Greenberg's adaptation of Truman Capote's book "Breakfast at Tiffany's" beginning Friday, May 1 with performances through Saturday, May 16. Civic's Artistic Director William Sanders directs. (more...)

BWW Review: TRU Presented as a True Tour-de-Force Performance by Michael-Anthony NozziBWW Review: TRU Presented as a True Tour-de-Force Performance by Michael-Anthony Nozzi
by Shari Barrett - Mar 9, 2015

When TRU premiered on Broadway, Robert Morse won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show for his tour-de-force portrayal of Truman Capote. For his performance in the 1992 American Playhouse presentation of TRU, Morse won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. As a way to pay it forward, Morse is acting as the Creative Consultant for the all-new run of TRU at the Primitive Stage in Woodland Hills starring Michael-Anthony Nozzi who gives his own tour-de-force performance as the lonely writer. (more...)

Victoria Fleshman Releases BOTTOM RAILVictoria Fleshman Releases BOTTOM RAIL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

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The Boston Globe and School of the Museum of Fine Arts Recognize Most Creative Teen Artists and WritersThe Boston Globe and School of the Museum of Fine Arts Recognize Most Creative Teen Artists and Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

The Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, presented by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) recently announced the winners of its 2015 program distinguishing Massachusetts's top student artists and writers. These nearly 2,000 young writers and artists, whose work was selected from over 15,000 other submissions, will be recognized in The Boston Globe and the Gold Key winning works will be featured as part of a special exhibition hosted by the 808 Gallery at Boston University. (more...)

John Patrick Shanley, John Lahr and More to Headline 2015 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, 3/25-29John Patrick Shanley, John Lahr and More to Headline 2015 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, 3/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Theater luminaries John Patrick Shanley, Keir Dullea, Mia Dillon, Martin Sherman, Brenda Currin, John Lahr, John Waters, Bryan Batt and Joel Vig are just a few of the illustrious headliners who will participate in the 29th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 25-29, 2015. (more...)

Japan Society to Stage DANCING WITH THE BIRD Reading Next MonthJapan Society to Stage DANCING WITH THE BIRD Reading Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Japan Society proudly presents a staged reading of Dancing with the Bird by Japanese playwright Seiji Nozoe, translated and directed by New York-based theater artist James Yaegashi. As part of Japan Society's 2014-15 Performing Arts Season, Dancing with the Bird marks the 11th installment of the Society's annual Play Reading Series of contemporary Japanese plays in English translation. (more...)

Scholastic to Release Teen Author Aija Mayrock's SURVIVAL GUIDE TO BULLYINGScholastic to Release Teen Author Aija Mayrock's SURVIVAL GUIDE TO BULLYING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

NEW YORK, NY—February 17, 2015—Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, has acquired North American rights to 19-year-old Aija Mayrock's self-published ebook, The Survival Guide to Bullying. The revised Scholastic edition (The Survival Guide to Bullying: Revised Edition) will be published simultaneously in paperback and ebook formats in July 2015, with a hardcover library edition to follow in September 2015. The deal was negotiated by Debra Dorfman, VP and Publisher, Scholastic, and Jay Kramer for Aija Mayrock. (more...)

Larry Grossman to Develop New Workshop of Snoopy! The Musical at Texas State; Hopkins to Direct, Cates ChoreographsLarry Grossman to Develop New Workshop of Snoopy! The Musical at Texas State; Hopkins to Direct, Cates Choreographs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2015

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THE DARRELL HAMMOND PROJECT, Written by SNL Alum, Makes World Premiere Tonight at La Jolla PlayhouseTHE DARRELL HAMMOND PROJECT, Written by SNL Alum, Makes World Premiere Tonight at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse presents The Darrell Hammond Project, written by Saturday Night Live star Darrell Hammond and Elizabeth Stein, and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Performed by Hammond, this world-premiere, one-man show will runs now through March 8, 2015 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. The production opens tonight, February 8, 2015. (more...)

HOLLYWOOD AND BROADWAY to Premiere at Hudson Guild Theatre, Begin. 2/14HOLLYWOOD AND BROADWAY to Premiere at Hudson Guild Theatre, Begin. 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Fashion Designer to the Stars, Octavio Carlin in conjunction with a Multiple Award Winning Team brings you this world premiere comedy. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2015 - Broadway Hibernates as Juno Hits the City!WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2015 - Broadway Hibernates as Juno Hits the City!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 27, 2015

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: Broadway's IF/THEN goes dark (as planned), just as Juno hits the city! (more...)

BWW Interviews: CHARLOTTE MOORE and Irish Repertory TheatreBWW Interviews: CHARLOTTE MOORE and Irish Repertory Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Charlotte Moore, the Artistic Director and co-Founder of New York City's highly acclaimed Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Presents SummerStage Program 2015Theatrical Outfit Presents SummerStage Program 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2015

The SummerStage program of the professional company, Theatrical Outfit, is a month-long performance-based program designed for kids ages 10 to 14 (or 5th to 9th grade) who are serious about theatre but also looking for a healthy dose of summer fun! The program concludes with a fully-realized, professional musical theatre production. (more...)

Carmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT to Run 2/19-25 at Baryshnikov Arts CenterCarmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT to Run 2/19-25 at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

As part its 10th Anniversary Spring 2015 season, Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) proudly presents the New York Premiere of Carmen de Lavallade's As I Remember It, February 19-21 and 24 at 8PM, and February 25 at 1PM in the Jerome Robbins Theater. This intimate autobiographical performance combines movement and storytelling to weave a poignant memoir of Carmen de Lavallade's extraordinary career, highlighting the legendary artist's singular place in cultural history. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 7th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 7th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 7, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Celebration is tonight! Plus Drury Lane's 'West Side,' Mercury's 'Addams' and Theo's 'JCS,' premieres of 'Next Thing You Know' and 'Plastic Revolution,' a Barrel Of Monkeys musical and a staged reading from FWD, plus TV's 'Galavant' and 'Glee,' and more! (more...)

Theatrical Outfit to Stage Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, 2/14-3/1Theatrical Outfit to Stage Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, 2/14-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Theatrical Outfit continues its "Season of Compassion" with the awe-inspiring regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, which reveals the astonishing personal and professional discoveries awaiting real-life female American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921). (more...)

FWD to Present Staged Reading of THE BLACK AND WHITE BALLFWD to Present Staged Reading of THE BLACK AND WHITE BALL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

FWD presents a public staged reading of The Black & White Ball by award-winning writers Stephen Cole & Todd Ellison on January 20th, 2015: Place: City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph St. Tickets are $15.00 and are on sale now through Jan 20th at the City Winery box office at (312) 733-9463 and http://www.citywinery.com/chicago/tickets/fwd-theatre-project-the-black-white-ball-1-20.html (more...)

Alice Ripley Shares Backstage Photo From A CHRISTMAS MEMORYAlice Ripley Shares Backstage Photo From A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 30, 2014

Get a backstage look at A CHRISTMAS MEMORY starring Alice Ripley! (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Theatre Memphis Spikes the Eggnog with A CHRISTMAS CAROLBWW Reviews: Theatre Memphis Spikes the Eggnog with A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Joseph Baker - Dec 12, 2014

As my hand was turning to mincemeat while writing personal notes in Christmas card after Christmas card, I persevered, knowing that at the end of my travails there would be a reward: A much anticipated performance of Theatre Memphis' annual 'gift' to Memphis, Charles Dickens' venerable A CHRISTMAS CAROL. I must admit: I have not attended every performance of that classic since its inception. I have, however, infrequently stopped to hang my wreath at its door; and I've seen some fine 'Ebeneezers' over the years (I recall a former teaching colleague, Tom Ford, offering a tight, clipped interpretation and, of course, one of the best and most frequent of the actors donning those tattered gloves, Memphis acting favorite Barry Fuller). As I wrote card after card, I began to think about all the other interpretations of A CHRISTMAS CAROL that I have encountered through the years - Seymour Hicks; Reginald Owen (in the role MGM intended for an ailing Lionel Barrymore, who had become famous for his radio performance and who would have, no doubt, been superior; a not-all-that-bad consolation prize was his equally tight-fisted 'Mr. Potter' in Frank Capra's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE); Orson Welles (in a Mercury Theatre radio performance); Sir Ralph Richardson (a beautiful audio recording); Alastair Sim (in the early 1950's British film and offering my favorite interpretation of the role; Danny Peary, in his fascinating ALTERNATE OSCARS, selects him as Best Actor for that performance); and, certainly, George C. Scott, in what was considered to be the version to end all versions. (And does anyone recall Jim Backus' 'Mr. Magoo' in a delightful animated musical television special back in the 1960's?) (more...)

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