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July 22, 1949 (69)
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Date of Birth: July 22, 1949 (69)
Birth Place: USA
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Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSMercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running on the main stage from March 1 through April 28. The press opening is Sunday, March 10 at 7:30pm. This hit sci-fi musical has devoured the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 30 years, following the story of floral assistant who stumbles across a new breed of carnivorous plant that promises to grant him fame, fortune and all his desires - as long as the blood keeps flowing. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS will feature the creative talents of Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) and Christopher Carter (Choreographer) (more...)

A BRONX TALE Coming to Walton Arts Center 2/26 - 3/3A BRONX TALE Coming to Walton Arts Center 2/26 - 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Walton Arts Center is bringing A BRONX TALE to Arkansas from February 26th to March 3rd, 2019. (more...)

Tickets For Disney's ALADDIN On Sale At DPAC On March 7, 2019Tickets For Disney's ALADDIN On Sale At DPAC On March 7, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions and DPAC announced today that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's Aladdin will go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 7 at 10 am as part of SunTrust Broadway at DPAC's 2019/20 season. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances at DPAC on Wednesday, October 2 for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Saturday, October 26. The opening night is Thursday, October 3 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Federico Bellone, director de GHOST, EL MUSICALBWW Interview: Federico Bellone, director de GHOST, EL MUSICAL
by Juan Carlos Verdu Garcia - Feb 20, 2019

Hablamos con el responsable de la nueva produccion de LETSGO que llegara a la Gran Via en octubre de este año. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/18: MCP Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Tonight, and More!Wake Up With BWW 2/18: MCP Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Tonight, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 18, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Monday! Kick off a brand new week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

A Muse-ic Lesson: Counting Down the Best Songs in Stage-Bound HERCULES!A Muse-ic Lesson: Counting Down the Best Songs in Stage-Bound HERCULES!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, The Public Theater will conclude its summer season at the Delacorte Theatre with free performances of the Public Works' musical adaptation of HERCULES (August 31-September 8), with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by David Zippel, book by Kristoffer Diaz, and directed by Lear deBessonet.  (more...)

A BRONX TALE Coming to Walton Arts Center 2/26 - 3/3A BRONX TALE Coming to Walton Arts Center 2/26 - 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Walton Arts Center is bringing A BRONX TALE to Fayetteville from February 26th to March 3rd, 2019. (more...)

BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP in Columbia, SCBWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Feb 15, 2019

USC and Village Square lower their curtains while Sumter opens BASKERVILLE and THE WIZARD OF OZ rolls through the Koger Center! (more...)

Stephen Schwartz Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell MusicStephen Schwartz Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With Warner/Chappell Music
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Stephen Schwartz has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM), the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. The composer of hit musicals Godspell, Pippin, and Wicked, Schwartz is the recipient of three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2019 Summer SeasonBerkshire Theatre Group Announces 2019 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

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Photo Flash: Inside The Return Of THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW WITH JOSHUA TURCHINPhoto Flash: Inside The Return Of THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW WITH JOSHUA TURCHIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Producer The Green Room 42 played host on Sunday, February 10, 2019, to the third edition of The Early Night Show LIVE! created, written, directed, accompanied, and performed by 12 year old Joshua Turchin. The young performer, writer and composer drew lots of laughs and applause throughout the cabaret featuring music, sketch comedy, improv, and special guests Yuka Takara, Ellis Gage, Bonale Fambrini, Monroe George, Audrey Bennett, Sydney Chan, Eleanor Koski, McKayla Twiggs, Ava Ulloa (on drums), and Shaina Turchin. (more...)

2019-2020 Meadow Brook Theatre Season Is Announced!2019-2020 Meadow Brook Theatre Season Is Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Meadow Brook Theatre's 2019-2020 season has something for everyone with comedies, musicals, a drama and even a whodunit. "We're excited not only to have Michigan premieres during our 54th season, but also to have the world premiere of a brand new musical," said Cheryl Marshall, MBT managing director.  "We've got a wonderfully entertaining lineup and, once again, we're kicking things off with a great event this summer!' (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces World Premiere of Lauren Yee's THE SONG OF SUMMERTrinity Rep Announces World Premiere of Lauren Yee's THE SONG OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Trinity Rep continues its dedication to bringing new works to the stage with this world premiere from one of the most popular up-and-coming playwrights in the country, Lauren Yee. (more...)

BWW Review: A BRONX TALE Gets A Warm Welcome At Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: A BRONX TALE Gets A Warm Welcome At Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 13, 2019

No doubt about it, A Bronx Tale - the musical version of Chazz Palminteri's original 1989 one man show (he played some 18 characters in the original work) that ultimately led to a 1993 film directed by Robert DeNiro - is one engaging night of theater, telling an intriguing story of a boy who grows to manhood on the mean streets of The Bronx, in the shadow of local wiseguy/mob kingpin Sonny, played here by Joe Barbara with chilling authenticity and palpable, if oily, charm. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, HELLO, DOLLY! Announced Broadway In Austin 2019-20 SeasonDEAR EVAN HANSEN, HELLO, DOLLY! Announced Broadway In Austin 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Broadway in Austin presented by Texas Performing Arts is thrilled to announce it's 2019-20 Season; the ONLY national touring Broadway series in Austin.  'We're amid an amazing 2018-19 season, and Broadway in Austin has done it again - blending a season of favorite gems with new powerful, moving and just plain fun shows sure to become favorites.  I can't wait!' states Rachel Durkin-Drga, Texas Performing Arts Senior Associate Director. (more...)

Joey Barreiro Returns to Nashville as Star of the National Tour of A BRONX TALEJoey Barreiro Returns to Nashville as Star of the National Tour of A BRONX TALE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 12, 2019

It's a homecoming of sorts for Joey Barreiro this week as he and his castmates from the national tour of A Bronx Tale - the Broadway musical that's based on a one-man show created by actor/writer Chazz Palminteri - encamp at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center for a week-long stand. (more...)

HAMILTON, SUMMER, and More Announced For 2019-2020 Kravis on Broadway LineupHAMILTON, SUMMER, and More Announced For 2019-2020 Kravis on Broadway Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts' Kravis On Broadway series is making history-with an epic line-up of seven Broadway shows that include multiple Tony Award winners, Kravis Center debuts, and the one hit that continues to captivate the entire world more than any other show in Broadway history. (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 11, 2019

La pelicula esta dirigida por Guy Ritchie y se estrenara en los cines de España el 24 de mayo de 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Meet the Genie in the First TV Spot for ALADDINVIDEO: Meet the Genie in the First TV Spot for ALADDIN
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2019

The first TV spot for Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of 'Aladdin' has been released, and it includes new, never-before-seen footage.  (more...)

Rachel Ulanet Debuts At The Green Room 42 Friday March 1Rachel Ulanet Debuts At The Green Room 42 Friday March 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

The Green Room 42 Presents Rachel Ulanet (Broadway's Beauty and The Beast, Lovemusik, and King David) in her solo show, Keep Me Searching, Friday March 1, at 7PM. (more...)

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