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Broadway: The Color Purple Revival. Off-Broadway: The Fortress of Solitude (The Public Theater). Regional: Dreamgirls (North Shore Music Theater); Stagger Lee (Dallas Theater Center); Smokey Joes' Cafe (WaterTower Theatre); Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Theatre Three Dallas); The Shipment ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Dallas, TX

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Broadway: The Color Purple Revival. Off-Broadway: The Fortress of Solitude (The Public Theater). Regional: Dreamgirls (North Shore Music Theater); Stagger Lee (Dallas Theater Center); Smokey Joes' Cafe (WaterTower Theatre); Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Theatre Three Dallas); The Shipment ... (read complete bio)
Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of THE COLOR PURPLE Out Today Photo Limited Edition Double Record Vinyl Set of THE COLOR PURPLE Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021

In celebration of the 5-year anniversary of the recording’s original release, Broadway Records has released the Grammy Award-winning recording of THE COLOR PURPLE as a double record set printed on purple vinyl today,  February 5, 2021.

THE COLOR PURPLE To Be Released on Limited Edition Double Vinyl Record Photo THE COLOR PURPLE To Be Released on Limited Edition Double Vinyl Record
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021

Broadway Records announced today the release of the Grammy Award-winning recording of THE COLOR PURPLE as a double record set printed on purple vinyl. It will be available on February 5, 2021.

VIDEO: BROADWAY SESSIONS Raises Funds For Black Lives Matter Tonight Photo VIDEO: BROADWAY SESSIONS Raises Funds For Black Lives Matter Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions continues to present a digital Black Lives Matter fundraising concert tonight.

Broadway Sessions Raises Funds For Social Justice Organizations Tonight Photo Broadway Sessions Raises Funds For Social Justice Organizations Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions will continue to  present a digital Black Lives Matter fundraising concert on June 11th.

Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Ce Photo Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference.

HAMILTON Announces Chicago Closing Date Photo HAMILTON Announces Chicago Closing Date
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

The musical HAMILTON will conclude its more than three (3) year run in Chicago at Broadway In Chicago's CIBC Theatre (18 W. Monroe St.) on January 5, 2020, it has been announced by producer Jeffrey Seller. Chicago was the first city outside New York where HAMILTON opened; the production began performances on September 27, 2016 at what was then The PrivateBank Theatre.

Crisis Averted! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Extends Through January 2019 Photo Crisis Averted! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Extends Through January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong, announced today that the Tony Award-winning production has extended its run past its previously announced closing date Sunday, August 26. The show is now on sale until Sunday, January 6, 2019. Tickets will be available starting Friday, July 13 at noon.

The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and  Photo The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference.

Photo Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates 500 Performances Photo Photo Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates 500 Performances
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong celebrated its 500th performance on Broadway tonight, June 14th. Following tonight's performance, the cast went backstage for a celebration with a cake made by Dina Jawetz of Cakes By Dina.

Erik Lochtefeld Joins Broadway's KING KONG; Additional Casting Announced! Photo Erik Lochtefeld Joins Broadway's KING KONG; Additional Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Producers Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman have announced additional casting for the new musical King Kong. Joining the previously announced Christiani Pitts, (A Bronx Tale) as Ann Darrow, and Eric William Morris (Mamma Mia!) as Carl Denham, will be Erik Lochtefeld (Misery, Metamorphoses) as Lumpy.

The Hijinks Are Over! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to End Run on August 26 Photo The Hijinks Are Over! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to End Run on August 26
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The producers of Broadway's longest running comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, announced today that the Tony Award-winning production will close on Sunday, August 26, 2018 prior to the launch of the National Tour opening in Pittsburgh, PA in September. Additional tour cities, dates, and casting will be announced at a later date.

Photo Flash: Classic Stage Company Holds 50th Birthday Gala Photo Photo Flash: Classic Stage Company Holds 50th Birthday Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

New York's acclaimed Classic Stage Company recently marked its 50th birthday with a gala celebration on Monday evening, April 23 at Bohemian National Hall recognizing Artistic Director John Doyle and Board Chair Lynn Angelson. Check out the photos below!

Photo Flash: Go Inside the NYC Industry Reading of STEINBRENNER! Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside the NYC Industry Reading of STEINBRENNER!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

After two readings in 2013 and 2014 sponsored by Roundabout Theatre Company, Brian Spector (Come From Away, The Woodsman, Transport) of Keaka Productions was brought on board as Executive Producer. A staged reading took place in August 2015 at Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY, and a table reading was held in September 2017 at Syracuse University Fisher Center in New York City.

Photo Flash: Olympian Broadway Debut Gone Right at THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Photo Photo Flash: Olympian Broadway Debut Gone Right at THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by Nicole Ciravolo - Mar 6, 2018

The 2018 Olympic Gold Medalists, US Curling Team champions attended the hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong and made their Broadway debut at their first ever Broadway show on Friday night.

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on BWW's Instagram Photo VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on BWW's Instagram
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld took our readers behind the scenes of THE PLAT THAT GOES WRONG on Broadway this past weekend on our Instagram!

BWW Contest: Enter To Win Tickets To THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Photo BWW Contest: Enter To Win Tickets To THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW Contests - Mar 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win two free tickets to THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on Broadway! We can't promise the show will go right, but we promise this contest will!

Social: Go Behind The Scenes of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on BWW's Instagram Photo Social: Go Behind The Scenes of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG on BWW's Instagram
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2018

BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of THE PLAT THAT GOES WRONG on Broadway today on our Instagram!

Photo Flash: The Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Finds Immense Success In Olympic Cu Photo Photo Flash: The Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Finds Immense Success In Olympic Curling!
by Nicole Ciravolo - Feb 23, 2018

Oops, wait... that headline might be wrong.  The Broadway stars of the smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong got in the Olympic spirit in advance of the U.S. Men's Curling team going for the gold medal tonight against Sweden at the PyeongChang Olympics in the last must-see winter Olympics event of the season airing at 1:35am EST. Naturally…their attempt to master the sport of curling all went wrong at The Lefrak Center at Lakeside in Bryant Park, Brooklyn despite expert instruction from CurlNYC coach Dean Roth.

Photo Flash: Something Finally Goes Right...Mostly. PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates F Photo Photo Flash: Something Finally Goes Right...Mostly. PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates Fan Appreciation Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

To celebrate The Play That Goes Wrong laughing into the New Year, the hit comedy saluted the audiences who have made them the longest running play on Broadway with a special 'Fan Appreciation Night' yesterday, January 11. In an official statement regarding the evening, the company said: 'The Play That Goes Wrong sincerely apologizes for this misunderstanding. We love our fans (and our fans).'

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Salute Fans with Appreciation Night Gone Right Photo THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Salute Fans with Appreciation Night Gone Right
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

To celebrate The Play That Goes Wrong laughing into the New Year, the hit comedy will salute the audiences who have made them the longest running play on Broadway with a special 'Fan Appreciation Night' on Thursday, January 11 at 7:00pm.

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