Eugene Lovendusky graduated summa cum laude from SFSU with a BA in Writing for Electronic Media and a minor in Drama. Raised in the SF Bay Area, his love for the arts bloomed at an early-age; a passion that has flourished in NYC, where Eugene now lives and works. He is a proud member of the New York City Gay Mens' Chorus.
In their newest collaborative-album, 'One Ounce of Truth,' sultry vocalist Capathia Jenkins and inspired composer Louis Rosen shape a fresh and enthralling 13-song mix around the vivid poetry of Nikki Giovanni, the renowned female African-American writer and poet. Jenkins and Rosen celebrate their CD-release with 4 concerts at Joe's Pub on May 12, 18, 19 & 26.The Lovers of 'Kiss Me, Kate' at Paper Mill Playhouse April 24, 2008
With their Platinum Anniversary just around the corner, Paper Mill Playhouse is celebrating the abundance of springtime with a musical comedy favorite, Cole Porter's 'Kiss Me, Kate!' James Brennan's 'wunderbar' direction and 'too darn hot' choreography by Patti Columbo take center-stage with the hard-working and high-energy cast led by Mike McGowan, Michele Ragusa, Amanda Watkins and Timothy J. Alex!Tobias Segal: Kids These Days April 19, 2008
Kenny, portrayed by the stirring Tobias Segal, is the juvenile under-the-microscope in Liz Flahive's 'From Up Here,' directed by Leigh Silverman, now playing MTC in collaboration with Ars Nova. Segal discusses the effects of portraying his deep role in this striking new dark family comedy about love, forgiveness and the actualities of today's youth at home and school...Shannon Durig: Goodbye to Baltimore! April 11, 2008
After over 1,000 performances as Broadway's favorite big-girl Tracy Turnblad, Shannon Durig will take her final 'Hairspray' bow on Sunday, April 13, 2008. Amidst teasing-up her towering hair and busting-down TV segregation, Shannon has fostered a loving family among the nicest kids in town...Gideon Banner & Michael Esper: The Two of Them and 'The Four of Us' April 4, 2008
From the pen of young playwright Itamar Moses, helmed by young director Pam MacKinnon and interpreted by young actors Michael Esper and Gideon Banner - MTC presents 'The Four Of Us' - a story of male companionship that reverberates for audiences young and old! Banner and Esper discuss their amiable characters in this delightful new comedic drama that shines a soft blue light on the intimacy and fragility of friendship...Sherie Rene Scott: You May Now Worship Her March 28, 2008
On Monday, March 31, 2008, Broadway belter Sherie Rene Scott, currently starring as the notorious eight-armed sea-witch Ursula in Disney's 'The Little Mermaid,' will concoct an experiment in truth-telling in her new and original one-woman show 'You May Now Worship Me.' The one-night-only concert at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative.Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/11/2008 March 11, 2008
Paper Mill Playhouse, the 70-year-old regional theater in Millburn, New Jersey nearly closed its doors a year ago due to a financial crisis. Today, Paper Mill Playhouse is making a come-back as incredible as the New York Giants in the recent Super Bowl. Although the theatre still needs additional contributed support, Paper Mill Playhouse is seeing an all-around resurgence.Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/4/2008 March 4, 2008
The new musical Passing Strange is truly bringing something 'strange' to today's world of musical theatre... originality. Shaped out of personal life experiences, 'Passing Strange' utters a refreshing sound for the streets of Broadway. The cast dive-into their eclectic mix of characters and the roots of this adventurous new musical which seeks 'the real.'Broadway Bears Auction Raises Over $127,000: A Full Report February 18, 2008
Today's the day the Teddy Bears had their picnic! And they brought along all their Broadway-loving friends for another successful and entertaining Broadway Bears auction, presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS! To the thrill of bear and fan-boy alike, the 11th Annual event raised over $127,000! Top winners were 'Cyrano de Bergerac,' 'The Lion King' and 'Spamalot.'Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/13/2008 February 12, 2008
The new musical Passing Strange is truly bringing something 'strange' to today's world of musical theatre... originality. Shaped out of personal life experiences, 'Passing Strange' utters a refreshing sound for the streets of Broadway. The cast dive-into their eclectic mix of characters and the roots of this adventurous new musical which seeks 'the real.' February 6, 2008
Budding actress Zoe Kazan has found a polished balance between her role as an independent woman 'now' and the guidelines of being a girl 'then.' Zoe Kazan discusses her Broadway debut and the effects of her character on William Inge's classic tale of marriage, alcohol and the social standards of the 1950s.Bogosian & 'The Homecoming' Cast Dissect Pinter's Play in Talk-Back Series February 6, 2008
After 2-hours of a gripping and wild-ride at the Cort, audience members who were still itching for more Pinter and an opportunity to crack open the mysteries of the play stayed in their seats And just five short minutes later, Bogosian, Roy Harris (stage manager), and stars Ian McShane, Michael McKean, Gareth Saxe and James Frain joined the audience for an engaging post-show discussion.Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/6/2008 February 5, 2008
For any American playwright to debut new material with an acclaimed New York theatre company is a privilege. But to debut new material over an entire season is a paradise! Especially if your plays are as well-received as this season's Charles Mee series at The Signature Theatre Company. Following hits 'Iphigenia 2.0' and 'Queens Boulevard,' Charles Mee (aka Chuck) chatted about his nostalgic new play, 'Paradise Park,' and its themes of the lost paradise of Americana...Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/30/2008 January 29, 2008
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/30/2008.