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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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8th Annual Burbank International Film Festival Announces Record-Breaking Film Schedule8th Annual Burbank International Film Festival Announces Record-Breaking Film Schedule
by Movies News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

The Burbank International Film Festival is pleased to present a record-breaking 140 films including 22 from outside the US, and 12 world premieres at the Burbank AMC 16 in Downtown Burbank from Wednesday, September 7th, through Sunday, September 11th, 2016. For tickets, festival passes, special hotel rates please visit www.burbankfilmfest.org. (more...)

Westfield Acquires Scott Sanders Productions; Continues Work on Broadway's COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER, UP HERE and IN THE HEIGHTS MovieWestfield Acquires Scott Sanders Productions; Continues Work on Broadway's COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER, UP HERE and IN THE HEIGHTS Movie
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Westfield Corporation announced today that Broadway, film, and television producer Scott Sanders, who recently received the Tony Award for his Best Musical Revival of The Color Purple, has been appointed as Westfield's first-ever Creative Head of Global Entertainment. His company, Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions, will be wholly acquired by Westfield. (more...)

Twenty-Four to Make Broadway Debuts as 'GREAT COMET' Announces Complete CastTwenty-Four to Make Broadway Debuts as 'GREAT COMET' Announces Complete Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Complete casting has been announced for the new musical NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, featuring the Broadway debuts of 24 cast and creative team members, including Josh Groban* as 'Pierre' and Denee Benton* as 'Natasha.' (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This FallChicago Opera Theater's THE LOVE POTION to Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

For the first time ever, Chicago's iconic Music Box Theatre will host a classical live performance when Chicago Opera Theater (COT) debuts the Chicago premiere of Frank Martin's 1942 'The Love Potion' ('Le Vin Herbe') on September 30. (more...)

Over 90 Iconic Landmarks In Canada & U.S. to Light Up for 'Stand Up To Cancer'Over 90 Iconic Landmarks In Canada & U.S. to Light Up for 'Stand Up To Cancer'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

More than 90 historic buildings and landmarks across Canada and the United States will be illuminated in the colours of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) during the week leading up to the fifth biennial (more...)

More Than 90 Iconic Buildings And Landmarks In The U.S. And Canada Will Light Up In Support Of Stand Up To CancerMore Than 90 Iconic Buildings And Landmarks In The U.S. And Canada Will Light Up In Support Of Stand Up To Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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ABC Inks Agreement to Televise THE OSCARS Through 2028ABC Inks Agreement to Televise THE OSCARS Through 2028
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that they have expanded their agreement for eight more years, in which the Network will remain home to the Oscars®, Hollywood's biggest entertainment ceremony of the year, through 2028. (more...)

Author of SOUL BONDING Launches Nationwide Book TourAuthor of SOUL BONDING Launches Nationwide Book Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Psychic to the stars, Marty the Psychic, author of SOUL BONDING, will launch her nation wide book tour this September 10 at Country Mouse clothing store in Staten Island, NY from 11-2. Marty and friends will celebrate the life of Big Ang, the famous lady boss on the hit show MOB WIVES. (more...)

Stars Align For The 2016 Merge SummitStars Align For The 2016 Merge Summit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Releve Entertainment, in conjunction with Walgreens and AIDS Healthcare Foundation, hosted the eighth Annual Merge Summit from August 25-27, 2016 at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

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Growth and Strong Results Highlight Year for Dr. Phillips CenterGrowth and Strong Results Highlight Year for Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces another year of flourishing operational results, thanks to quality productions and strong programming, which drove attendance past 300,000. (more...)

Drew Barrymore & More to Be Honored at 2016 Children's Hospital Los Angeles 'Once Upon a Time' GalaDrew Barrymore & More to Be Honored at 2016 Children's Hospital Los Angeles 'Once Upon a Time' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

On Saturday, October 15, 2016, more than 1,200 people will attend the Children's Hospital Los Angeles 'Once Upon a Time' Gala at The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE. (more...)

Edward A. Chuchla Named Chief Real Estate Officer for NBCUniversalEdward A. Chuchla Named Chief Real Estate Officer for NBCUniversal
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

NBCUniversal announced that Edward A. Chuchla has been named Chief Real Estate Officer beginning September 12, 2016. (more...)

Berkeley Symphony Opens Season With World Premiere Of Paul Dresher, 10/13Berkeley Symphony Opens Season With World Premiere Of Paul Dresher, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphony open their 2016-17 season, their eighth together, on Thursday, October 13 at 7 pm with the world premiere of a commission by the Orchestra of a new work by Paul Dresher, Crazy Eights & Fractured Symmetries; Stravinsky's Petrushka; and violinist Philippe Quint performing Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley. (more...)

Opera Responds to Pulse Tragedy with ONE VOICE ORLANDO Benefit on 9/11Opera Responds to Pulse Tragedy with ONE VOICE ORLANDO Benefit on 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

For one night only, on Sunday September 11, 2016 at 8 p.m., One Voice Orlando: A Celebration in Song will be performed in the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 South Magnolia Avenue in downtown Orlando, FL. (more...)

Carmen Cusack and John Lloyd Young Join The Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE at The WallisCarmen Cusack and John Lloyd Young Join The Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE at The Wallis
by Nora Dominick - Aug 26, 2016

Revolutionizing the live musical theater experience, the acclaimed company For The Record makes its triumphant return to Los Angeles in a new production, For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem. This new show will bring the legendary filmmaker's soundtracks to life in a new generation cabaret from September 21 through October 16 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem is co-produced by The Wallis and Ad Astra Live, and is made possible by the generous support of David C. Bohnett. (more...)

Sam Mendes In Talks to Direct Live-Action JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH for DisneySam Mendes In Talks to Direct Live-Action JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH for Disney
by Movies News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Sam Mendes is in “very early” discussions with Walt Disney Studios to helm a live-action version of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. (more...)


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Bang on a Can's 2016-2017 Season AnnouncedBang on a Can's 2016-2017 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Bang on a Can's 2016-2017 season continues the "relentlessly inventive" (New York Magazine) new music collective's mission to create an international community dedicated to innovative music, wherever it is found, with performances throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Toasts to 28 Seasons at Annual GalaOrlando Shakespeare Theater Toasts to 28 Seasons at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF will celebrate the glitz and glam of The Big Apple at its 28th Season Gala: New York, New York on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. The glittering evening will feature tastings of Central Florida's finest food and beverages, a silent auction and raffle, and an exclusive one-night only cabaret featuring the cast of West Side Story. Remaining tickets range from $150 - $250 per person and may be purchased by calling the Box Office at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1 or in person inside the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street. (more...)

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