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Date of Birth: March 18, 1963 (53)
Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA
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Syracuse University Department of Drama Presents NINESyracuse University Department of Drama Presents NINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

From the streets of Venice to the stages of the Syracuse University Department of Drama comes the classic 1982 Broadway musical Nine from September 30 to October 8 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. (more...)

Alice Ripley to Open 2016-17 Broadway @ The Nourse Concert SeriesAlice Ripley to Open 2016-17 Broadway @ The Nourse Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Producer Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Nourse concert series has announced a return to San Francisco for the 2016/17 season. Kicking off the series this season will be Broadway star Alice Ripley, Tony Award winner for "Next to Normal" on Sunday, November 13 at 3 PM. (more...)

Stars Head to NOLA as Broadway @ NOCCA Kicks Off 2016-17 SeasonStars Head to NOLA as Broadway @ NOCCA Kicks Off 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

In the four seasons since the Broadway in New Orleans series first launched, Broadway and Television's brightest lights have blazed a path to the Big Easy each season thanks to Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale and Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky. In this, the series' fifth season in New Orleans, the star-powered tradition continues with Judy Kuhn, Tony-nominated star of "Fun Home" and Broadway's original Cosette in "Les Miserables" and the voice of Disney's "Pocahontas" on October 6 at 7:30 PM. She is followed by Gavin Creel, Olivier Award Winning star of She Loves Me and The Book of Mormon, on December 15 at 7:30 PM, and Adam Pascal, the original Roger in the Broadway blockbuster "Rent," as well as the London production, and the film version, on January 14, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Way Off Broadway's INTO THE WOODSPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Way Off Broadway's INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the Frederick area's only year-round professional producing theatre, continues its 2016 Mainstage Season this fall with a production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairytale inspired musical, Into the Woods. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Announce Two World Tours In 2017Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra And Cincinnati Pops Announce Two World Tours In 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the Cincinnati Pops announced highly-anticipated international tours to Asia in March of 2017 with six performances in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan, as well as the CSO undertaking an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe over three weeks in August and September. The Orchestra will be on tour for five total weeks in 2017, performing in 12 cities across seven different countries. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony & Pops to Embark on Two International Tours in 2017Cincinnati Symphony & Pops to Embark on Two International Tours in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the Cincinnati Pops announced highly-anticipated international tours to Asia in March of 2017 with six performances in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan, as well as the CSO undertaking an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe over three weeks in August and September. (more...)

Broadway Inspirational Voices to Present Fall AWAKENING Concerts at Central PresbyterianBroadway Inspirational Voices to Present Fall AWAKENING Concerts at Central Presbyterian
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Grammy-nominated Michael McElroy and the BROADWAY INSPIRATIONAL VOICES (BIV) will put on two fall concerts titled -- 'AWAKENING' -- Sunday, November 6 at 7:30pm and Monday, November 7 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Leslie Odom, Jr. and The Roots to Headline The Journey Home Benefit in BaltimoreLeslie Odom, Jr. and The Roots to Headline The Journey Home Benefit in Baltimore
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Jewel, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Kristin Chenoweth and Vanessa Williams have surprised attendees over the past five years as part of the annual 'An Evening of Unexpected Delights' fundraiser benefiting The Journey Home, Baltimore City's plan to make homelessness rare and brief. For the event's sixth year, there is no more guessing. The organization has let the cat out of the bag, announcing The Roots will take the stage with special guest, Tony Award-winner Leslie Odom, Jr. of 'Hamilton' on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown and More Team with Broadway Inspirational Voices for 'Songs in the Key of Me' Outreach ProgramJason Robert Brown and More Team with Broadway Inspirational Voices for 'Songs in the Key of Me' Outreach Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) is bringing its Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY, with Jeanine Tesori, Jason Robert Brown and more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Puts Gospel Spin on Jason Robert Brown's PARADE TuneSTAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Puts Gospel Spin on Jason Robert Brown's PARADE Tune
by Stage Tube - Sep 1, 2016

Tony and Grammy Award nominee Michael McElroy and the Broadway Inspirational Voices continue their brand-new web series titled 'Broadway Our Way' today with McElroy's prayerful arrangement of 'All the Wasted Time' from PARADE, with a special introduction by composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown himself. Check it out below! (more...)

Nick Cordero, Richard H. Blake, Bobby Conte Thornton, Ariana DeBose and More to Lead A BRONX TALE on BroadwayNick Cordero, Richard H. Blake, Bobby Conte Thornton, Ariana DeBose and More to Lead A BRONX TALE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Producers Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, and Tribeca Productions have just announced casting for the Broadway premiere of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo. (more...)

Nevada Ballet Theatre Announces 2017 Woman Of The Year Vanessa WilliamsNevada Ballet Theatre Announces 2017 Woman Of The Year Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) announces today that renowned singer, actress, author and fashion designer,  Vanessa Williams, will serve as Woman of the Year for the 33rd Annual Black & White Ball, with The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) as the Presenting Sponsor. As a Tony Award, Grammy Award and three-time Emmy Award nominated performer, Williams' dedication to the performing arts through her varied and esteemed career, as well as her unwavering philanthropy to numerous charitable causes, will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at ARIA Resort & Casino, CityCenter, as part of the 45-year-old ballet company's largest annual fundraiser and one of the city's most highly-anticipated social events.  (more...)

Disney XD to Premiere MILO MURPHY'S LAW Starring Al Yankovic, 10/3Disney XD to Premiere MILO MURPHY'S LAW Starring Al Yankovic, 10/3
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Legendary satirist and Grammy Award-winning recording artist Al Yankovic (professionally known as 'Weird Al') voices the title role in MILO MURPHY'S LAW, a new animated adventure comedy series debuting MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 (8:00 p.m. EDT), on Disney XD. (more...)

Legendary Patti LuPone to Perform on Martha's Vineyard, in Provincetown Over Labor DayLegendary Patti LuPone to Perform on Martha's Vineyard, in Provincetown Over Labor Day
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, has announced that Patti LuPone, the legendary two-time Tony Award winner for Gypsy, and as the original Evita, will perform her new show Don't Monkey With Broadway for two Labor Day weekend shows, first on Friday, Sept. 2 at 7:30 PM for Broadway @ The Performing Arts Center on Martha's Vineyard, and next for Broadway @ Town Hall in Provincetown on Sunday, September 4 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Zainab Jah & Jessica Luck Round Out Cast for Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Premiere at WP TheaterZainab Jah & Jessica Luck Round Out Cast for Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Premiere at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

WP Theater welcomes Obie Award Winning actress Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) and rising actress Jessica Luck, joining two-time Grammy-nominated comedian Lisa Lampanelli (HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show) and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella) in completing the cast for the world premiere of STUFFED, a new play written by Lampanelli, with additional material by Ashley Austin Morris. (more...)

N'Kenge to Join Montego Glover in SOPHISTICATED LADIES at Saratoga Performing Arts CenterN'Kenge to Join Montego Glover in SOPHISTICATED LADIES at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Symphony Siren and Broadway Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) makes her debut with the Sophisticated Ladies concert at the Sarasota Performing Arts Center with Tony Nominee Montego Glover and Capathia Jenkins. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME's Gavin Creel Heads to Provincetown This MonthSHE LOVES ME's Gavin Creel Heads to Provincetown This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Two-time Tony Award Nominee and Olivier Award winner Gavin Creel will make his anticipated Provincetown return with the acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series on August 26 & 27 at 7:00 PM featuring series host and SiriusXM radio star Seth Rudetsky on the piano. (more...)

Norm Lewis to Star as 'Don Quixote' in MAN OF LA MANCHA at 5th Avenue TheatreNorm Lewis to Star as 'Don Quixote' in MAN OF LA MANCHA at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Just announced, Norm Lewis will star in the iconic dual roles of Cervantes/Don Quixote in the legendary Broadway musical, Man of La Mancha at The 5th Avenue Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Couple Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Set for P-Town, Martha's VineyardBroadway Couple Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Set for P-Town, Martha's Vineyard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, has announced that Audra McDonald, the historic six-time Tony-winner and star of Broadway's "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill," "Porgy and Bess," "Ragtime," "Master Class" and TV's "Private Practice," will perform for Broadway @ Town Hall in Provincetown on August 21 for one show only at 8:00 pm, and will also perform for Broadway @ The Performing Arts Center on Martha's Vineyard on August 22 at 8:00 pm for one show only. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Launches New Web Series BROADWAY OUR WAYVIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Launches New Web Series BROADWAY OUR WAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Tony Award nominee and Grammy award winning Michael McElroy and the Broadway Inspirational Voices launches 'Broadway Our Way' , a video series celebrating some of Broadway's greatest tunes performed the BIV way,  August 1st on Youtube. The series will present Broadway songs performed in the Gospel style and will feature original arrangements by Michael McElroy and appearances by special guests. (more...)

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