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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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San Francisco Symphony To Celebrate Composer John Adam's Birthday With Three Weekend Celebration, 2/10-25San Francisco Symphony To Celebrate Composer John Adam's Birthday With Three Weekend Celebration, 2/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) honors John Adams's 70th birthday in a special three-weekend celebration of his music, February 10-25. (more...)

KODO Returns to U.S. in 22-City Tour, 1/26-3/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Kodo — the  world's most celebrated masters of Japanese percussion, who played a singular role in popularizing modern taiko drumming — will present their program DADAN in North America for the first time, visiting 22 U.S. cities between January and March 2017.  Forging new directions for the traditional Japanese drum, Kodo will bring a display of their raw athleticism and rhythmic mastery back to the U.S. with this cutting-edge and ever-evolving production featuring the men of Kodo in a bold portrayal of the essence of drumming through this vibrant living art form.  2017 tour highlights include stops at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Chicago's Symphony Center the Smith Center in Las Vegas and BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in New York City.  Complete schedule below. (more...)

Chris Berman to Assume New ESPN Role Following NFL SeasonChris Berman to Assume New ESPN Role Following NFL Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Berman will make appearances on-air and will also serve in public-facing roles on behalf of the company, stepping away from his longtime position as the face of ESPN's NFL studio coverage, NFL Draft and Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby. (more...)

VIDEO: Disney Releases New 'Charm Her' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TV Spot & MoreVIDEO: Disney Releases New 'Charm Her' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TV Spot & More
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Disney has released an all-new BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TV spot entitled 'Charm Her', along with a trailer featuring Emma Watson singing 'Something There.' (more...)

Alexandra Billings Set To Host 27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation AwardsAlexandra Billings Set To Host 27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Alexandra Billings has been set to host the 27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, January 17 at the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center. Red carpet arrivals begin at 6pm and the ceremony begins at 7:30pm. (more...)

Cornerstone Theater Company Presents FELLOWSHIPCornerstone Theater Company Presents FELLOWSHIP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Cornerstone Theater Company is pleased to present fellowship, a play for volunteers. fellowship is the story of volunteers giving their time at a local food bank when an unwanted stranger, Hunger, pays them a visit. The eighth play in Cornerstone's Hunger Cycle, fellowship is a performance that immerses the audience into the role of volunteer. At fellowship, you will be invited to help prepare and assemble sack lunches to be distributed to hungry people in Los Angeles.  (more...)

BOOK OF MORMON Adds $20 January Preview Performance in MelbourneBOOK OF MORMON Adds $20 January Preview Performance in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

An additional preview was announced today for the upcoming Melbourne production of The Book of Mormon, on Tuesday 17 January at 7pm at the Princess Theatre. (more...)

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Denise Godreau Joins The Company As Chief Marketing OfficerSeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Denise Godreau Joins The Company As Chief Marketing Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

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2016 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Winners Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, Christine Ebersole, Rachel York and More!2016 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Winners Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, Christine Ebersole, Rachel York and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 4, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Los Angeles winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Save a Child's Heart with SYMPHONY OF THE HEART Benefit ConcertSave a Child's Heart with SYMPHONY OF THE HEART Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

SAVE A CHILD'S HEART (SACH), an international, humanitarian organization dedicated to providing life-saving pediatric heart surgery for indigent children from developing countries around the world, will present a benefit concert featuring a lineup of major international stars in a special evening of music and entertainment, Sunday, January 29th, 2017. (more...)

Gabe McKinley's THE SOURCE Gets NYC Reading, Discussion This Month via Culture ProjectGabe McKinley's THE SOURCE Gets NYC Reading, Discussion This Month via Culture Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Culture Project presents a creative initiative about the Right to Privacy in our nation. A reading of The Source by Gabe McKinley, directed by Pippin Parker, followed by a public discussion led by journalist Leonard Jacobs. (more...)

Disney & ABC to Donate Up to One Million Books Through First Book CampaignDisney & ABC to Donate Up to One Million Books Through First Book Campaign
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Today, Disney and ABC announced it will donate up to one million books to First Book, a nonprofit that provides new books to educators and organizations serving children from low-income families, during its fifth annual Magic of Storytelling campaign from now through March 31. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents FROZEN Sing Along Costume PartyBergen Performing Arts Center Presents FROZEN Sing Along Costume Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Disney's Frozen Sing Along Costume Party-Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 1PM. (more...)

Disney and ABC Launch Fifth Annual 'Magic of Storytelling' CampaignDisney and ABC Launch Fifth Annual 'Magic of Storytelling' Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Today, Disney and ABC announced it will donate up to one million books to First Book, a nonprofit that provides new books to educators and organizations serving children from low-income families, during its fifth annual Magic of Storytelling campaign from now through March 31. (more...)

Publicisits Awards to Honor Dreamworks' Jeffrey Katzenberg with Lifetime Achievement AwardPublicisits Awards to Honor Dreamworks' Jeffrey Katzenberg with Lifetime Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chairman of DreamWorks New Media, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 54th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards Luncheon (more...)

Rag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & MERag Lady Productions Tackles Aging with Humor in THE GEEZE & ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down. (more...)

Immersive BETRAYAL to Kick Off 2017 at The Wilbury GroupImmersive BETRAYAL to Kick Off 2017 at The Wilbury Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly kicks off 2017 with an audience immersive production of Harold Pinter's greatest play, Betrayal, January 26-February 12. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017
by - Jan 3, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Wonderful Women We Lost in 2016Photo Flash: Remembering the Wonderful Women We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. Who shared their gifts with both our community and the world and whose mark will forever be left on all those lucky enough to have witnessed them in action. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Great Men We Lost in 2016Photo Flash: Remembering the Great Men We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. From actors, to directors, to international pop stars, join us as BroadwayWorld remembers all the great men we lost in 2016. (more...)

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