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Gless is an American actress, who is known for her television roles as Maggie Philbin on Switch (1975–78), Sgt. Christine Cagney in the police procedural drama series Cagney & Lacey (1982–88), the title role in The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (1990–92), Debbie Novotny in the Showtime cable television series Queer as Folk (2000–2005), and Madeline Westen on Burn Notice (2007–2013). A 10-time Emmy Award nominee and seven-time Golden Globe Award nominee, she won a Golden Globe in 1986 and Emmys in 1986 and 1987 for Cagney & Lacey, and a second Golden Globe in 1991 for The Trials of Rosie O'Neill. Gless received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1995

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PULP Premieres In South Florida At Island City Stage This Spring

Experience a nostalgic trip to vintage Hollywood in the premiere of PULP at Island City Stage, South Florida from April 11 to May 5.
Meet the Cast of DOUBT: A PARABLE, Beginning Previews Tonight!

Doubt: A Parable begins preview performances on Friday, February 2, 2024 and opens officially on Thursday,  February 29, 2024. Meet the cast of Doubt: A Parable here!
Quincy Tyler Bernstine and Zoe Kazan Complete the Cast of DOUBT: A PARABLE

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced complete casting for John Patrick Shanley’s Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt: A Parable,  with direction by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis. Find out who is joining the cast here!
Tyne Daly and Liev Schreiber Will Return to Broadway in John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT: A PARABLE

Roundabout Theatre Company has just  announced Tony & Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly and Tony & SAG Award winner Liev Schreiber will star in the new Broadway production of John Patrick Shanley’s Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt: A Parable, with direction by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis.
Sara Toby Moore to Star in ATOMIC COMIC at Z Space Beginning Next Month

ATOMIC COMIC - A Human Cartoon Fantasia, written by and starring Sara Toby Moore will be performed beginning Friday, June 30, 2023, with an opening night scheduled for Saturday, July 1. Additional performances will be on July 6, 7, and 8, 2023 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) All shows will be at 8:00 pm.
Review: Sara Toby Moore Presents ATOMIC COMIC at Z Space

What did our critic think of ATOMIC COMIC at Z Space?
Photos: Go Inside The Hollywood Museum's Mother's Day Tribute to MOTION PICTURE MOTHERS

The Hollywood Museum played host to a spectacular photo exhibit, for Mother's Day to pay homage to the matriarchs of the MOTION PICTURE MOTHERS organization and the most celebrated working moms in entertainment with loving and amusing images with their families. Check out photos from the event here!
Interview: Rosie O'Donnell on Moving 'Onward' With New Podcast

Rosie O'Donnell moved from standup to television, film and the Broadway stage before finding widespread success as a talk-show host. Now, she's moving 'Onward' into the podcast world! BroadwayWorld sat down with O'Donnell to discuss the new podcast, also taking a look back on The Rosie O'Donnell Show, her love of Broadway, and more.
Rosie O'Donnell Launches New Podcast 'Onward'

O'Donnell moved from standup to television, film and the Broadway stage before finding widespread success as a talk-show host. Upcoming guests to the podcast include Sharon Gless, Jenifer Lewis, Fran Drescher, Ricki Lake, Camryn Manheim, Kathy Griffin, The TikTok Bubbie, Kristin Chenoweth, Dylan Mulvaney and Natasha Lyonne.
Viola Davis, Jeff Daniels, Billy Porter And More Among 2023 Audie Award Finalists

The Audio Publishers Association has announced finalists for the 2023 Audie Awards®, the premier awards program recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment. Winners across 26 competitive categories will be revealed at the Audie Awards Gala on March 28. The ceremony will be streamed to the public from Chelsea Piers’ Pier Sixty in NYC. 
Boca Stage Presents THE THIN PLACE This Month

Boca Stage opens the 2022/2023 season with a mesmerizing new play, The Thin Place by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath. Heaven and Earth, the Celtic saying goes, are only three feet apart, but in “thin places” that distance is even shorter. Boca Stage has assembled an extraordinary cast of accomplished actors to bring this haunting tale to life. 
Audra Mcdonald, Elizabeth Stanley, Lauren Patten, and More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Tonight to Talk Omicron

Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will be speaking tonight with CBS Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook, as well as Michael Mina (Chief Science Officer at EMed) and Kim Prather, Ph.D., (Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry, UC San Diego) about the new Omicron variant and what it means for Broadway and beyond on tonight's episode of 'Stars In The House' to benefit The Actors Fund.
Sharon Gless to Appear on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will speak with multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Sharon Gless about her iconic career and upcoming new memoir “Apparently There Were Complaints,” on tonight’s episode of “Stars In The House” to benefit The Actors Fund.  
SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco

SF Sketchfest announces the initial lineup for the 20th Anniversary comedy festival taking place January 7-23 in venues across San Francisco.
STARS IN THE HOUSE Announces QUEER AS FOLK Reunion and 'Broadway For Orlando' Anniversary Fundraiser

Two very special episodes of “Stars In The House” have been announced to celebrate and honor Pride Month and the LGBTQ community.  Tonight, the cast of the groundbreaking series “Queer As Folk” will reunite to talk about the iconic show and what it meant to be a part of the first American drama series with gay characters as leads. 
Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, April 14- with Tovah Feldshuh, Tyne Daly, and More!

Today (April 14) in live streaming: a Cagney & Lacey reunion on Stars in the House, Tovah Feldshuh visits Backstage Live, and more!
Wake Up With BWW 4/14: Glenn Close on the SUNSET BOULEVARD Film, and More!

Today's top stories: Glenn Close reveals that the Sunset Boulevard film is 'ready to go', The Phantom of the Opera will have full orchestrations upon returning, and more!
VIDEO: Watch a CAGNEY & LACEY Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with a CAGNEY & LACEY Reunion with Sharon Gless, Tyne Daly and Martin Kove!​
Tyne Daly, Sharon Gless and Martin Kove of CAGNEY & LACEY to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE

The cast of “Cagney & Lacey” will reunite on “Stars In The House” on Wednesday, April 14 at 8pm ET. Sharon Gless (Christine Cagney), Tyne Daly (Mary Beth Lacey), and Martin Kove (Victor Isbecki), will come together to talk about their time on the beloved series, which became the quintessential show for, and about, working women. 
The Annenberg Center Appoints Marc Baylin as Artistic Advisor and Programming Consultant

Marc Baylin, a longtime leader in the national performing arts landscape, has been appointed Artistic Advisor and Programming Consultant at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania.


How many Broadway shows has Sharon Gless been in?

Sharon Gless has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Sharon Gless been in?

Sharon Gless has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Sharon Gless's first West End show?

Sharon Gless's first West End show was A Round-Heeled Woman which opened in 2011

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