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Date of Birth: March 18, 1963 (53)
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Photo Flash: James Lapine and Joanna Gleason Visit the National Tour of INTO THE WOODSPhoto Flash: James Lapine and Joanna Gleason Visit the National Tour of INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The acclaimed Fiasco Theater production of INTO THE WOODS, the celebrated new production of the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, launched a national tour in December, and will continue to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Dallas this spring. Book writer James Lapine and original Broadway cast member Joanna Gleason recently visited the touring company in Purchase, NY - scroll down for photos of them with the cast! (more...)

Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19Houston Symphony Presents Soulful Program Of Music With Powerhouse Vocalist, 2/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Houston Symphony will celebrate more than 50 years of soul influence Feb. 17-19 with a brand-new show featuring the best of Motown legends as well as today's hottest R&B entertainers. (more...)

Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald to Take the Stage in New OrleansSix-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald to Take the Stage in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Record-breaking, six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will return to New Orleans for Broadway @ NOCCA on March 31, 2017 as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham and Christopher Fitzgerald Will March Into MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND This SpringKelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham and Christopher Fitzgerald Will March Into MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

As previously announced, MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Edelweiss' from THE SOUND OF MUSICSTAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Edelweiss' from THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the seventh video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, offering 'Edelweiss' from the legendary musical The Sound of Music, music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (Oklahoma; South Pacific; Carousel; King and I). Check it out below! (more...)

Randall Kenneth Jones Attempts to 'Find the People Again' in New Book SHOW MERandall Kenneth Jones Attempts to 'Find the People Again' in New Book SHOW ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Ten years in the making, Randall Kenneth Jones' SHOW ME is a compilation of interviews and whimsical anecdotes that showcase unexpected lessons from Jones' creativity-infused life juxtaposed against the humor, pathos and wisdom gleaned from his conversations with celebrities, business leaders, journalists, entertainers, sports legends and more. (more...)

Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Travels to The PAC This FebruaryFiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Travels to The PAC This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College (The PAC) will present the critically-acclaimed production of Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS. This celebrated new production of the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine will perform at The PAC, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577 on Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 8 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Matthew Morrison and Andrea Martin to Headline Broadway Series at Parker PlayhouseMatthew Morrison and Andrea Martin to Headline Broadway Series at Parker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Two of Broadway's brightest stars will join The Broward Center's popular Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky this season in Ft. Lauderdale. (more...)

MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9MasterVoices Celebrates 75 Years With St. John Passion by Bach, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019).  The production will be conducted by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature the MasterVoices chorus, Michael Slattery, Jesse Blumberg, Adam Lau, Jennifer Zetlan, Tamara Mumford, Ben Bliss,and Daniel Okulitch,with New York Baroque Incorporated. (more...)

VIDEO: BROAD CITY Stars Prepare to Survive Trump's AmericaVIDEO: BROAD CITY Stars Prepare to Survive Trump's America
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

In an all-new video, BROAD CITY's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer check in to make sure that they have everything they'll need to survive in Tr**p's America. Check it out below! (more...)

Real-Life Talk Show Hosts to Guest on VH1's Upcoming Scripted Series DAYTIME DIVASReal-Life Talk Show Hosts to Guest on VH1's Upcoming Scripted Series DAYTIME DIVAS
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

VH1 today announced a plethora of guest stars joining DAYTIME DIVAS including Star Jones, Tamera Mowry-Housley ('The Real') and the co-hosts of 'The View.' (more...)

Ann Wilson, Brian McKnight, Brian Regan & More on Sale This Week at bergenPACAnn Wilson, Brian McKnight, Brian Regan & More on Sale This Week at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Christopher Cross-Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8PM. Brian Regan presented with Live Nation-Friday, October 20, 2017-7:30PM and 10PM. Eddie Palmieri's 80th Celebration-Friday, October 27, 2017-8PM. (more...)

Vanessa Williams Signs on for Broadway Series at the Kimmel CenterVanessa Williams Signs on for Broadway Series at the Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Vanessa Williams, the Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominated superstar, will make her Broadway Up Close concert series debut at The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on Saturday, January 21 at 8:00 PM, co-starring SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'I Don't Need A Roof' from BIG FISHSTAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'I Don't Need A Roof' from BIG FISH
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the sixth video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, featuring 'I Don't Need A Roof' from the musical BIG FISH, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (multi-award winner, including Emmy, Outer Critics, and Drama Desk Awards; Grammy, and Tony nominations for The Wild Party, The Addams Family, I Am Harvey Milk). Check it out below! (more...)

Grammy And Emmy Nominee VANESSA WILLIAMS Brings Broadway And Hollywood To The McCallum In Special One Night Only ConcertGrammy And Emmy Nominee VANESSA WILLIAMS Brings Broadway And Hollywood To The McCallum In Special One Night Only Concert
by David Green - Jan 7, 2017

The McCallum Theatre and Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald present Vanessa Williams, as part of the Fitz's Jazz Cafe series, on Saturday, January 14, at 8:00pm.From Broadway to Hollywood, Vanessa William is an icon. After becoming the first African-American Miss America, she went on to slay the music business, before making us laugh in shows such as "Ugly Betty" and "Desperate Housewives." With 11 Grammy nominations and three Emmy nominations, you know you're in the presence of an impressive diva! (more...)

An American in Paris's Matthew Scott to Headline The Black Box BROADWAY SERIESAn American in Paris's Matthew Scott to Headline The Black Box BROADWAY SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

Broadway's Matthew Scott performs a one-night-only show at THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music and event venue, on Saturday, January 21. Beginning at 8 p.m., the event is the second in THE BLACK BOX Broadway Series, sponsored by Childs Engineering. The series, new this season, kicked off in November with Tony Award winner Beth Leavel.   (more...)

Motown's N'Kenge, Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez and More Join Naples Philharmonic in BROADWAY DIVASMotown's N'Kenge, Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez and More Join Naples Philharmonic in BROADWAY DIVAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Broadway's Darling N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) will grace the stage in a Broadway Diva's collaboration with Naples Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly for six concerts. Performances at the Francis Pew Hayes Hall in Artis-Naples will be Tuesday January 10-13th at 8:00PM and January 14th at 2:00PM and 8:00PM located at 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard Naples, FL 34108. (more...)

Broadway Legend Chita Rivera to Perform in Broadway @ The Nourse Series This SpringBroadway Legend Chita Rivera to Perform in Broadway @ The Nourse Series This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who originated the Broadway roles of Anita in 'West Side Story,' Rosie in 'Bye Bye Birdie,' Velma in 'Chicago,' and appeared in the original casts of 'Guys and Dolls,' 'Can Can,' 'Jerry's Girls' and many others. Producer Mark Cortale announced today that she will be coming to San Francisco for one night only on April 29 at 8:00 PM, joining a stellar season that kicks off this week with two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole on Saturday, January 7 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Laura Bell Bundy, Leslie Kritzer, Krysta Rodriguez and Matthew Scott Set for The LEX's CONCERT WITH THE STARSLaura Bell Bundy, Leslie Kritzer, Krysta Rodriguez and Matthew Scott Set for The LEX's CONCERT WITH THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

The LEXington Theatre Company has announced that Laura Bell Bundy (TONY Nominee - Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Television's Fuller House, Anger Management), Leslie Kritzer (Something Rotten, A Catered Affair, Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening, The Addams Family, First Date, Television's Smash) and Matthew Scott (An American in Paris, Jersey Boys, A Catered Affair, Sondheim on Sondheim) will be joining this year's line-up of Broadway Vets for "Concert With The Stars," on Sunday, January 8 at 3:00pm, at The Lexington Opera House (Lexington, KY.) (more...)

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis' Gift to New York City at Feinstein's / 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Norm Lewis' Gift to New York City at Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 24, 2016

I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS is what Norm Lewis named his show this year, his 2nd consecutive holiday booking, at Feinstein's / 54 Below. (more...)

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