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Date of Birth: October 07, 1914
Date of Death: July 25, 1992 (77)

Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA
BWW Review: BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL PLAYS WITH MUSIC (Splendidly)  at Feinstein's / 54  Photo BWW Review: BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL PLAYS WITH MUSIC (Splendidly) at Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Brady Schwind - Nov 13, 2019

BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL PLAYS WITH MUSIC (Splendidly) at Feinstein's / 54 Below

BWW Exclusive: John Robert Allman and Peter Emmerich Give Sneak Peek of New Book, A I Photo BWW Exclusive: John Robert Allman and Peter Emmerich Give Sneak Peek of New Book, A IS FOR AUDRA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Coming on November 12, Penguin Random House will release A Is For Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z - the new children's picture book written by John Robert Allman and illustrated by Peter Emmerich. 

Theatre You Can Experience From The Comfort of Your TV! Photo Theatre You Can Experience From The Comfort of Your TV!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 3, 2019

This has been one of the hottest summers on record, but don't let the rising temperatures get you down! BroadwayWorld is here to remind you of some amazing musicals and plays that you can watch from the comfort of your couch (with the AC blasting)! From Netflix to BroadwayHD to On Demand, there's an option for everyone!

Musical Theatre Guild Sets 2019-2020 Season - BARNUM, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, and More! Photo Musical Theatre Guild Sets 2019-2020 Season - BARNUM, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, has announced an exciting quartet of shows for their 24th season of Broadway in Concert musicals. The MTG 2019-2020 season includes: BARNUM, THE GOODBYE GIRL, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU and KISMET.

Stage Door Records Launch 'Lost Broadway' Album Series Photo Stage Door Records Launch 'Lost Broadway' Album Series
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Following the critically acclaimed 'Lost West End' album series, Stage Door Records present the launch of 'Lost Broadway', a new series of albums that will focus on celebrating Broadway's forgotten and obscure musicals. With each album dedicated to specific years in Broadway history, the 'Lost Broadway' series launches with 'Lost Broadway 1961', a particularly abundant year in the Broadway calendar for musicals whose residencies were short lived but deserve not to be forgotten.

Upcoming CD Releases for May 2019 Photo Upcoming CD Releases for May 2019
by - May 1, 2019

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for May, 2019.

BWW Flashback: A Look Back on OKLAHOMA's Broadway History Photo BWW Flashback: A Look Back on OKLAHOMA's Broadway History
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2019

Oklahoma! is back on the Great White Way! Oklahoma! is no stranger to Broadway. In fact, it's been here five times before. Take a look back at the Broadway history of this iconic musical!

Stage Door Records to Release the Alfred Drake Double Album 'Lucky To Be Me ��" A Lif Photo Stage Door Records to Release the Alfred Drake Double Album 'Lucky To Be Me ��" A Life In Music'
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

Stage Door Records is pleased to announce the release of the Alfred Drake retrospective double album 'Lucky To Be Me - A Life In Music' on April 26th 2019,

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: OKLAHOMA! Photo Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: OKLAHOMA!
by Ben Rimalower - Mar 15, 2019

In 10th Grade, I was in the chorus of a production of Oklahoma! in the auditorium of my synagogue and it was the best theatrical experience I've ever had. I remember getting home from the closing night cast party and crying myself to sleep. I could cry now putting on the movie or listening to 'The Farmer and the Cowman,' or maybe most of all, if I sing a little bit of the introduction to the title song.

Review Roundup: Were Critics So In Love With KISS ME, KATE On Broadway? Photo Review Roundup: Were Critics So In Love With KISS ME, KATE On Broadway?
by Review Roundups - Mar 14, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, opening tonight!

BWW Review: ANASTASIA at American Theatre Guild Photo BWW Review: ANASTASIA at American Theatre Guild
by Alan Portner - Mar 13, 2019

Opening night Kansas City audiences for 'Anastasia the New Broadway Musical' were treated to a tremendously well performed, visually dazzling, homage to the classic musical theater form. 

BWW Feature: THE KING AND I at Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Photo BWW Feature: THE KING AND I at Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks
by Cary Ginell - Dec 23, 2018

Facts and trivia surrounding the original production of 'The King And I,' which starred Gertrude Lawrence and Yul Brynner. Lawrence would die of liver cancer a little more than a year into the run, at the age of 54.

Photo Flash: Remembering Patricia Morrison Photo Photo Flash: Remembering Patricia Morrison
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, stage and screen star, Patricia Morison died at the age of 103 at home in Los Angeles of natural causes. A stage icon and legend best known for her starring roles in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and The King & I opposite Yul Brynner, she established an indelible mark in films with a reputation as a the villainous femme fatale with large blue eyes and extremely long, dark hair that made her a favorite of studios and fans alike. 

Stage & Screen Legend Patricia Morison Dies at 103 Photo Stage & Screen Legend Patricia Morison Dies at 103
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018

Stage and screen star, Patricia Morison died today at the age of 103 at home in Los Angeles of natural causes. A stage icon and legend best known for her starring roles in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and The King & I opposite Yul Brynner, she established an indelible mark in films with a reputation as a the villainous femme fatale with large blue eyes and extremely long, dark hair that made her a favorite of studios and fans alike. 

BWW Review: BROADWAY'S GOLDEN AGE at Musical Theater Heritage Photo BWW Review: BROADWAY'S GOLDEN AGE at Musical Theater Heritage
by Alan Portner - Mar 5, 2018

MTH Theatre's 'Broadway's Golden Age' is a couple of hours well spent for those of us who love classic musical theatre. A revue full of show tunes is relatively common in Kansas City, but this George Harter written retrospective has a throughput theme and a singing - dancing cast that is particularly satisfying.

Photo Flash: Tryon Little Theater Presents KISS ME, KATE Photo Photo Flash: Tryon Little Theater Presents KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

"Kiss Me, Kate," Cole Porter's dazzling musical that jumbles theatre-folk backstage romances with Shakespeare, is the Tryon Little Theater's next offering, to play the Tryon Fine Arts Center February 15-18.

Prominent Soprano Roberta Peters Dies at Age 86
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Roberta Peters, one of the most prominent American singers to achieve lasting fame and success in opera, has passed away at the age of 86.  Peters is noted for her 35-year association with the Metropolitan Opera Company in New York, among the longest such associations between a singer and a company in opera. She was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1998.

2016 BWW Albums/CDs/DVDs Awards Update - ALLEGIANCE Winning 'Best New Broadway Musical Cast Album'!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 23, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BWW Albums/CDs/DVDs Awards, recognizing the best releases between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. Nominations were completely reader-submitted. Winners will be announced in January!

Broadway Veteran Lee Welling Releases New Book THE ACTOR?
by Molly Tracy - Aug 18, 2016

In his debut novel, The Actor?, author Lee Welling offers readers a captivating account of a washed-up former Broadway star's foray into espionage during the Cold War.  A rollicking, riveting tale of one performer's service to his county during one of the tensest periods in history, The Actor? is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats. 

Lee Welling's Debut Novel THE ACTOR? Moves from Broadway to Espionage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

In his debut novel, The Actor?, author Lee Welling offers readers a captivating account of a washed-up former Broadway star's foray into espionage during the Cold War.

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