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Chris Calkins is a director and writer, known for Jerome's Bouquet (2013), The 2012 Annual Actors Fund Gala Awards (2012) and Civil War Combat: America's Bloodiest Battles (2000). He has been married to Bebe Neuwirth since May 4, 2009.

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Photos: Go Inside BACK TO THE FUTURE Opening Night Gala

Back to the Future: The Musical just held a Gala Performance, celebrating its arrival on Broadway, and benefitting the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Special guests included original film cast & creative team members Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Huey Lewis, Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis and more. Check out photos from inside the special night.

Photo Flash: Quick Silver Theater Company (QSTC) Celebrates Pearl Cleage With Reading Of ANGRY, RAUCOUS AND SHAMELESSLY GORGEOUS

Quick Silver Theater Company (QSTC) presented a staged reading of Pearl Cleage's latest play Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous, featuring Crystal Fox (A Fall from Grace, 'Big Little Lies,' Burden opposite Forrest Whittaker, 'The Haves and Have Nots') as Anna Campbell, Tony nominee and QSTC company member Pascale Armand (Eclipsed) as Precious Pete Watson, Tony nominee Brenda Braxton (Smokey Joe's Café) as Kate Hughes and Two-time Audelco Award winner Marjorie L. Johnson (Coleman Domingo's-Dot) as Betty Samson at the National Black Theatre, 2031 125th Street & National Black Theatre Way (5th Avenue) 10035 on February 20.

Photo Flash: Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Presents Screening of @GISELLE at Lincoln Center

A new Giselle, by Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, was screened at The Bruno Walter Auditorium in Lincoln Center, New York City on January 14, 2020.

Photo Flash: Bebe Neuwirth, Arielle Jacobs, Dawnn Lewis, David Jennings and More Attend HADESTOWN Actors Fund Performance

The Tony Award winning and Grammy nominated cast of Hadestown donated a special matinee performance at The Walter Kerr Theatre on January 10 to The Actors Fund.

Photo Flash: Stars Celebrate Broadway Veterans Stephanie Pope and Aarne Lofgren's Wedding!

Family and friends, including some of Broadways best and brightest all came out to celebrate the marriage of Broadway veterans, Stephanie Pope and Aarne Lofgren.

Photo Flash: Broadway At Birdland Presents EVERYBODY RISE: A RESISTANCE CABARET

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present a concert reading of "Everybody Rise: A Resistance Cabaret," written by Emmy-winner Joe Keenan.  A bevy of theatrical luminaries starred, including Brad Oscar, Liz Callaway, Chip Zien, Richard Kind, Kristine Mengelkoch, Taylor Crousore, and Christine Pedi.

Photo Coverage: Bebe Neuwirth Hosts Dancers In Transition Heart & Soul Gala

Anka Palitz, The Actors Fund National Ambassador Vice Chair and founder of the Heart & Soul Gala was honored at the Gala's 10th Anniversary in Palm Beach at The Breakers last night, along with Gillian Murphy, Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre and Ethan Stiefel, Principal guest instructor at the American Ballet Theatre. Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer/dancer Bebe Neuwirth hosted The Actors Fund event which featured performances by local Florida dancers.

Photo Coverage: On The Red Carpet at City Center's A CHORUS LINE Gala Performance

Last night, New York City Center presented the 75th Anniversary gala presentation of A Chorus Line. BroadwayWorld was at last night's performance, and you can check out photos from the red carpet below!

Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of SAINT JOAN

MTC's powerful new production of Saint Joan, opened on Broadway last night, April 25, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Check out photos below of all of the stars arriving at opening night!

Photo Coverage: The Stars Go 'Round the Red Carpet for Abingdon Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Gala

The 25th Anniversary Gala was held last night, October 23 at 8PM at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street), honoring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth. Check out photos from the big night below!

Abraham.In.Motion 2017 Homecoming Gala to Honor Robert Battle & Carrie Mae Weems; Brenda Braxton to Host!

Hot off their New York City Center Fall For Dance debut next month, Kyle Abraham's Abraham.In.Motion will celebrate what is becoming known as its annual 'Homecoming' gala fundraiser, which will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the beautiful Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Avenue. Broadway star Brenda Braxton will host.

Photo Flash: Bebe Neuwirth Honored with Helen Hayes Award at The Players

Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth, the legendary actress, singer, and dancer whose extraordinary success spans theatre, television, and film, was honored with the The Players Helen Hayes Award on June 19th. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!

Bebe Neuwirth to Receive Helen Hayes Award from The Players

Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth, the legendary actress, singer, and dancer whose extraordinary success spans theatre, television, and film, will receive the The Players Helen Hayes Award on June 19th.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for The Actors Fund Gala, Honoring Sally Field, Danny DeVito, Harold Prince & Jo Ann Jenkins

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition, just held its Annual Gala last night, May 8, 2017. The evening celebrated Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Danny DeVito, two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field, outstanding corporate leader Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP and 21-time Tony Award-winning theatrical director and producer Harold Prince. Mr. DeVito, Ms. Field and Ms. Jenkins were awarded The Actors Fund's Medal of Honor. Mr. Prince received The Actors Fund's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Roundabout Theatre Company's new production of The Cherry Orchard, starring Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey, officially opened just last night, October 16, 2016. This is a limited engagement through December 4, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Best Turn Out to Honor Michael Douglas, Casey Nicholaw & More at 2016 Actors Fund Gala

The Actors Fund recognized its 2016 Medal of Honor recipients at its annual gala, last night, April 25, 2016 (6pm) at the Marriott Marquis. Honorees included actor and producer Michael Douglas, producer and singer/songwriter Emilio and Gloria Estefan, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt, American prima ballerina Cynthia Gregory, and director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw. Check out photos from the big night below!

Photo Coverage: Nikki James, Nathaniel Hackmann & More Sing at Broadway Salutes 2015!

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) just welcomed Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth as host for the seventh annual BROADWAY SALUTES event last night, September 29, 2015. The event included special guest performances by Nikki M James, Nathaniel Hackmann, Sydney Lucas and Jake Lucas who each performed a song from three shows that opened the year the BROADWAY SALUTES honorees entered the business. In this industry-wide public celebration, theatre professionals received special recognition for having worked 25, 35 and 50+ years on Broadway for their valuable contributions to the business.

Photo Flash: JERSEY BOYS' Erich Bergen Returns to Birdland

The Broadway at Birdland series was proud to present actor/singer Erich Bergen, who made a triumphant return to the Birdland stage on Sunday and Monday, June 21 and 22. Erich last played the historic music room in December for two sold out performances. The musical director was Michael Orland, of 'American Idol' fame. Scroll down for photos!

Photo Coverage: Inside THE VISIT's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, with George Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken,Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddle and Michelle Veintimilla. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet theatre arrivals below!

Photo Coverage: Bebe Neuwirth, Lee Pace, F. Murray Abraham and Cast of GOLDEN AGE Celebrate Opening Night!

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Golden Age the new play by four-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie opened last night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the opening night party below!

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