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Date Of Birth:
November 12, 1943 (71)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
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Photo Flash: Kate Mulgrew, Wallace Shawn and More at DRAWING HOME Film ScreeningPhoto Flash: Kate Mulgrew, Wallace Shawn and More at DRAWING HOME Film Screening
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2015

Stars Judy Collins, Kate Mulgrew, and Wallace Shawn joined actors Julie Lynn Mortensen and Kristin Griffith at a special private screening of 'Drawing Home' at a theater in midtown Manhattan. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

The Bushwick Starr & Brooklyn Gypsies to Present OYE! Avant-Garde Night, 6/5-6The Bushwick Starr & Brooklyn Gypsies to Present OYE! Avant-Garde Night, 6/5-6
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

OYE! Avant-Garde Night is an annual festival devoted to the development of new performances by artists from Bushwick and surrounding areas. Brooklyn Gypsies created OYE! as a platform to celebrate and share what is unique about Bushwick's converging arts communities. Join us for a night of eclectic theater, dance & film, including a reasonable daydream of the fall of nations, Patti Smith, and other cannibals and the story of a Broken Bachelor. Performances followed by music, conversation, food and dancing. (more...)

Broadway Veteran Brooke Moriber Will Sing from FIRE EP at Pianos on 5/18Broadway Veteran Brooke Moriber Will Sing from FIRE EP at Pianos on 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

On May 18 (7PM) Broadway veteran Broooke Moriber will head to Pianos (158 Ludlow Street) to perform from her soon to be released EP 'Fire' for the first time! For tickets, visit: http://www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

THIS IS MARY BROWN to Debut at La MaMa in JuneTHIS IS MARY BROWN to Debut at La MaMa in June
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

La MaMa will present the world-premiere of THIS IS MARY BROWN - a solo play written and performed by Winsome Brown - with preview performances starting June 11 prior to an official press opening June 14 at La MaMa's First Floor Theatre (74 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan. Brad Rouse directs the production, which runs through June 28. Following its debut at La MaMa, THIS IS MARY BROWN will travel to Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 25 - May 1THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 25 - May 1
by BWW Special Coverage - May 1, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of opening night of The Public Theater's GROUNDED, starring Anne Hathaway, the cast of THE VISIT recording the original cast album, a first look at Darren Criss's return to Broadway as HEDWIG, and more! (more...)

John Douglas Thompson to be Honored at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring GalaJohn Douglas Thompson to be Honored at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Acclaimed classical actor John Douglas Thompson will receive the Samuel H. Scripps Award for Extraordinary Commitment to Promoting the Power of Language In Classical and Contemporary Theatre at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala Celebrating Shakespeare's Birthday. The celebration, Monday, May 11, is at Capitale, 130 Bowery on the Lower East Side. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried & More Take Part in HURLYBURLY Benefit ReadingPhoto Coverage: Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried & More Take Part in HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading
by Walter McBride - Apr 27, 2015

Just last night, The New Group featured original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival of Hurlyburly: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, with Marin Ireland and Amanda Seyfried. Directed by Scott Elliott, this benefit reading took place at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/24/2015 - SONNET SLAM, Hathaway in GROUNDED, HURLYBURLY and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/24/2015 - SONNET SLAM, Hathaway in GROUNDED, HURLYBURLY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 24, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Today is the annual SONNET SLAM, a starry reading of HURLYBURLY is set for Sunday, and Anne Hathaway stars in GROUNDED, opening at the Public this weekend! (more...)

Amanda Seyfried & Marin Ireland Join The New Group's Starry Reading of HURLYBURLYAmanda Seyfried & Marin Ireland Join The New Group's Starry Reading of HURLYBURLY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The New Group has announced that Marin Ireland and Amanda Seyfried will join original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival of Hurlyburly: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, in the previously announced one-night-only benefit reading of David Rabe's award-winning play. Directed by Scott Elliott, this benefit reading within The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season takes place Sunday, April 26 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Andrea Most to Chat 'THEATRICAL LIBERALISM' Book at TFANA, 5/4Andrea Most to Chat 'THEATRICAL LIBERALISM' Book at TFANA, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Andrea Most, author of Theatrical Liberalism: Jews and Popular Entertainment in America, will discuss her book at a free event on Monday, May 4, at 7:00pm at Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. (more...)

LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET Will Return to The Connelly Theatre This SummerLYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET Will Return to The Connelly Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

A glamorous dose of the legendary Lypsinka, John Epperson's iconic creation, will once again be doled out this summer when the acclaimed LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET returns for a limited Off-Broadway engagement. LYPSINKA! THE BOXED SET will be performed Wednesday, July 22nd through Saturday, September 12th at the ravishing jewel-box Connelly Theater, located at 220 East 4th Street (between Avenues A and B) in Manhattan's East Village. The Opening is Saturday, July 25th at 8 PM. Tickets ($35 - $65) will go on sale on Monday, April 27th at 10 am online at www.lypsinka.com and www.tweedtheater.org/lypsinka, or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

Tessa Ross to Step Down as Chief Executive After Two Weeks With the National TheatreTessa Ross to Step Down as Chief Executive After Two Weeks With the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Tessa Ross announces today that she is to step down as Chief Executive of the National Theatre, but will remain working with the National as a consultant. Rufus Norris will continue to lead the NT as Director, with Lisa Burger as Executive Director. (more...)

James Godwin's THE FLATIRON HEX to Make World Premiere This May at Dixon PlaceJames Godwin's THE FLATIRON HEX to Make World Premiere This May at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Dixon Place's new commission THE FLATIRON HEX, starring Award-winning puppeteer/performance & visual artist James Godwin, will have its world premiere on Friday, May 15th. Godwin's previous collaborations include Julie Taymor, David Bowie, the Muppets & even Aerosmith. A 2014 Jim Henson Award recipient, Godwin utilizes remarkable puppets, masks & mystical neo-noir visuals to tell a story set in a parallel, near-future NYC filled with ghosts, elemental spirits & evil demigods. THE FLATIRON HEX will play six performances only -- May 15th, 16th, 22th, 23th, 29th, and 30th at 7:30PM, at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). (more...)

World Premiere COLOR ME, WARHOL Begins Tomorrow at Dixon PlaceWorld Premiere COLOR ME, WARHOL Begins Tomorrow at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Dixon Place's new dance commission and the feath3r theory's production of, COLOR ME, WARHOL, will have its world premiere tomorrow, April 10th. Conceived, choreographed and directed by Raja Feather Kelly, this piece is the latest installment of an ongoing series jump-started by Mr. Kelly's interest in Andy Warhol, pop culture, and identity. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 4/1/2015 - AIRLINE HIGHWAY and LIVING ON LOVE Begin and More!WAKE UP with BWW 4/1/2015 - AIRLINE HIGHWAY and LIVING ON LOVE Begin and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 1, 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: AIRLINE HIGHWAY and LIVING ON LOVE bring NOLA and comedic romance to Broadway, and 39 STEPS returns to NYC tonight! (more...)

Bobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Wallace Shawn & More to Reunite in The New Group's HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading Next MonthBobby Cannavale, Ethan Hawke, Wallace Shawn & More to Reunite in The New Group's HURLYBURLY Benefit Reading Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The New Group announces a one-night-only benefit reading of David Rabe's Hurlyburly, reuniting director Scott Elliott and original cast members from the company's critically-acclaimed 2005 hit revival: Bobby Cannavale, Josh Hamilton, Ethan Hawke, Parker Posey and Wallace Shawn, with additional casting to be announced. This special event within The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season takes place Sunday, April 26 at The New Group at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Brooke Moriber to Tape for RICK'S RISING STARS at Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 4/8Brooke Moriber to Tape for RICK'S RISING STARS at Revolution Bar & Music Hall, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Flash forward some years later, with seven Broadway shows, roles opposite such stars as Lili Taylor and Kristen Johnston, and a burgeoning recording career -- Brooke Moriber will hit the stage with her band Wednesday, April 8th for a taping of Verizon Fios1's 'Rick's Rising Stars' at Revolution Bar & Music Hall, located at 140 Merrick Rd, Amityville, NY 11701. (more...)

Singer Songwriter Brooke Moriber to Bring Musical Talents to TVSinger Songwriter Brooke Moriber to Bring Musical Talents to TV
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

For native New Yorker Brooke Moriber, having a knack for stage performance came very early on. After garnering the role of Young Cosette in Broadway's "Les Miserables" as her first audition at age 8, it was clear the young actress had an abundant amount of talent and a bright future in show biz. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Scott Elliott at 20th Anniversary GalaPhoto Coverage: The New Group Honors Scott Elliott at 20th Anniversary Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 10, 2015

Just last night, he New Group just honored Founding Artistic Director Scott Elliott and celebrated its 20th Anniversary season. Scott Elliott is an award-winning stage director, filmmaker and the founding Artistic Director of The New Group, where he recently directed the critically acclaimed revival of David Rabe's Sticks and Bones. At The New Group, he has directed world premieres by Thomas Bradshaw, Ayub Khan Din, Francine Volpe, Erika Sheffer and Tommy Nohilly; and the world premiere of the 2010 musical The Kid (Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical; Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominations for Outstanding Musical). Other credits include The New Group's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie starring Cynthia Nixon; David Rabe's Hurlyburly; and numerous collaborations with Ayub Khan Din, Wallace Shawn and Mike Leigh. Broadway credits include Present Laughter, Barefoot in the Park, The Threepenny Opera, The Women and Three Sisters. This spring at The New Group, he directs the world premiere of The Spoils, written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the gala below! (more...)

Bobby Cannavale and Natasha Lyonne Host The New Group's 2015 Gala TonightBobby Cannavale and Natasha Lyonne Host The New Group's 2015 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

The New Group hosts its 20th Anniversary gala tonight, March 9, 2015, celebrating Scott Elliott and hosted by Bobby Cannavale and Natasha Lyonne. (more...)

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