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Date of Birth: December 05, 1901
Date of Death: December 15, 1966 (65)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
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DEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists AwardsDEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists today announced winners of its 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Deadpool (20th Century Fox) won the top honors for Best Publicity Campaign for Motion Pictures and This Is Us (20th Century Television) won the Best Publicity Campaign in Television. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Glenn Close in SUNSET BOULEVARDBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Glenn Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Ken Fallin - Feb 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Glenn Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Today for Bill Maher at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsTickets On Sale Today for Bill Maher at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

???????Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Live announce tickets to Bill Maher's return to Orlando are on sale today, Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10 a.m. The host of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" will play the Walt Disney Theater at Dr. Phillips Center on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Season 2 of MARVEL'S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY to Premiere on Disney XD 3/11Season 2 of MARVEL'S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY to Premiere on Disney XD 3/11
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

MARVEL'S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, the action-packed, animated space adventure following a ragtag band of disparate misfits, will debut its second season with a one-hour telecast featuring back-to-back episodes, SATURDAY, MARCH 11 (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's 2016-2017 Season Concludes With Stephen Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLEPorchlight Music Theatre's 2016-2017 Season Concludes With Stephen Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final mainstage production it its 2016 - 2017 season Marry Me a Little starring Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and originally conceived by Craig Lucas and Norman Rene, with direction by Jess McLeod and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Cook.  (more...)

IMAX Corporation Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2016 ResultsIMAX Corporation Reports Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year 2016 Results
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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Disney/Pixar's CARS 3 Gears Up for a Season-Long Ride with NASCARDisney/Pixar's CARS 3 Gears Up for a Season-Long Ride with NASCAR
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Disney•Pixar's CARS 3 is teaming up with NASCAR this year as crowd favorite Lightning McQueen prepares to return to the big screen June 16, 2017. (more...)

Record-Breaking Opening Weekend Projected for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEASTRecord-Breaking Opening Weekend Projected for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The three-day opening weekend of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is on track to earn $100 million at the box office, with some sources estimating the film will take in over $120 million. (more...)

Upcoming Disney Blockbusters to Show in IMAX Theaters Through 2019Upcoming Disney Blockbusters to Show in IMAX Theaters Through 2019
by Movies News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Building on their existing long-standing relationship, IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) and The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), announced today that both companies have extended their multi-faceted agreement with a new multi-picture deal (more...)

The 2017 Adoption At The Movies Awards Winner's AnnouncedThe 2017 Adoption At The Movies Awards Winner's Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

In the fourth annual Adoption at the Movies Awards, readers of AdoptionAtTheMovies.com voted on the films that were most helpful to adoptive families. Lion (See-Saw Films) was voted 'Film of the Year' and also won the award for 'Best Adoptive Parents,' Finding Dory (Pixar Animation Studios / Walt Disney Pictures) was voted 'Best Animated Feature' and also won the award for 'Best Foster or Adoptive Family,' and Father Unknown (KT! Eaton, David Quint) won the award for 'Best Depiction of Reunion'. (more...)

Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas to Lead MARRY ME A LITTLE at Porchlight Music TheatreAustin Cook and Bethany Thomas to Lead MARRY ME A LITTLE at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber have announced the final mainstage production it its 2016 - 2017 season Marry Me a Little, starring Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and originally conceived by Craig Lucas and Norman Rene, with direction by Jess McLeod and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Cook. (more...)

First Look - HAN SOLO - A NEW STAR WARS STORY Begins ProductionFirst Look - HAN SOLO - A NEW STAR WARS STORY Begins Production
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone's favorite Wookiee is going before cameras this month when principal photography on the untitled HAN SOLO - A NEW STAR WARS STORY officially began February 20th at Pinewood Studios, London. (more...)

Golda Berkman to Headline Coachella Valley Symphony's OPERA TO BROADWAY - A MUSICAL SPECTACULARGolda Berkman to Headline Coachella Valley Symphony's OPERA TO BROADWAY - A MUSICAL SPECTACULAR
by David Green - Feb 20, 2017

Young opera soprano Golda Berkman of Los Angeles will be guest artist at Coachella Valley Symphony's 'Opera to Broadway - A Musical Spectacular' on Sunday, March 5. Now in its 24th year, the Coachella Valley Symphony has named the 2016-2017 season 'It's Magic' with Maestro John Mario conducting each concert. Golda made her professional opera debut at just 17 last November performing the role of Lauretta in Redlands Opera Theatre's production of Puccini's comedy, Gianni Schicchi. (more...)

SIng! Sing! Sing! The McCallum Theatre Brings the Desert 'A Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall'SIng! Sing! Sing! The McCallum Theatre Brings the Desert 'A Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall'
by David Green - Feb 20, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents "Salute to Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall" on Monday, March 6, at 8:00pm. The performance features the Benny Goodman Tribute Orchestra with 18 of the country's top musicians, conducted by Terry Myers, and with Special Guest Vocalist Nancy Osborne. Relive the legendary concert that made Benny Goodman the most celebrated jazz bandleader of his day. Leading a band of musicians including Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Gene Krupa, Teddy Wilson, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Hodges and Count Basie, Benny Goodman played music ranging from "Honeysuckle Rose" to "Sing, Sing, Sing." We re-create that night in 1938 with today's best musicians.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Hasbro Reveals New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Toy LinePhoto Flash: First Look - Hasbro Reveals New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Toy Line
by Movies News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

At this weekend's Toy Fair held in New York City,  Hasbro revealed its 2017 product line of toys inspired by Walt Disney's highly anticipated live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 19 Musical Events in March and AprilLynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 19 Musical Events in March and April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

???????Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited the public to attend 19 musical performances during February and March 2017. (more...)

David Robertson To Lead The St. Louis Symphony Honoring John Adam's 70th Birthday, 3/31David Robertson To Lead The St. Louis Symphony Honoring John Adam's 70th Birthday, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Music Director David Robertson conducts the St. Louis Symphony in a concert performance of John Adams's critically acclaimed oratorio,The Gospel According to the Other Mary, on Friday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

Los Robles Master Chorale To Combine With Agoura High School Choirs For PEACE AND LOVE, 3/19Los Robles Master Chorale To Combine With Agoura High School Choirs For PEACE AND LOVE, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The 105-voice Los Robles Master Chorale (LRMC), among Southern California's premier choirs, combines with the stellar choirs of Agoura Hills High School to present "Peace and Love," an eclectic program of Sixties rock, folk and classical music conducted by LRMC Artistic Director Lesley Leighton, on Sunday, March 19, 2017, 4 pm, at The Performing Arts Education Center (A-PAEC) on the campus of Agoura High School in Agoura Hills.  (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 19Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 19
by Audition Roundup - Feb 19, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 19, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

It's Official! Angela Lansbury Joins MARY POPPINS RETURNS as 'Balloon Lady'It's Official! Angela Lansbury Joins MARY POPPINS RETURNS as 'Balloon Lady'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Disney has confirmed rumors from back in December that Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the all-new sequel to Disney's 1964 film 'Mary Poppins' currently filming at Shepperton Studios. She will feature as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from PL Travers' series of Mary Poppins children's books. The film is scheduled for release December 25, 2018. (more...)

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