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Date Of Birth:
November 19, 1960 (60)
Birth Place:
Dayton, OH, USA
Bio:
The incredibly versatile Allison Janney has taken her place among a select group of actors who combine a leading lady's profile with a character actor's art of performance. Currently starring alongside Anna Faris in the CBS/Chuck Lorre sitcom, "Mom," Janney also received rave reviews for her turn as ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 19, 1960 (60)

Birth Place: Dayton, OH, USA

Bio:
The incredibly versatile Allison Janney has taken her place among a select group of actors who combine a leading lady's profile with a character actor's art of performance. Currently starring alongside Anna Faris in the CBS/Chuck Lorre sitcom, "Mom," Janney also received rave reviews for her turn as ... (read complete bio)
In Real Life Comedy Tour Featuring Mike Epps Will Come To North Charleston Coliseum T Photo In Real Life Comedy Tour Featuring Mike Epps Will Come To North Charleston Coliseum This Fall
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

Tickets go on sale Friday, July 23 at 10 AM at Ticketmaster. Learn more about the event and how to purchase tickets here!

Ben Platt Releases New Single 'Happy To Be Sad' Photo Ben Platt Releases New Single 'Happy To Be Sad'
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2021

Watch a new visualizer for the single, which follows the recent release of Platt’s summer hit single, “Imagine.”

HAMILTON, Cynthia Erivo, Bernadette Peters & More Earn 2021 Emmy Nominations - See th Photo HAMILTON, Cynthia Erivo, Bernadette Peters & More Earn 2021 Emmy Nominations - See the Full List!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 13, 2021

This morning, Hamilton star Jasmine Cephas Jones and Ron Cephas Jones announced the 2021 Primetime Emmy Nominations, which included 12 nominations for the Disney Plus recording of Hamilton in addition to nomination for Broadway veterans like Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Julie Andrews, the Lopezes and so many more.

Ben Platt Releases New 'Imagine' Remix With Tiësto Photo Ben Platt Releases New 'Imagine' Remix With Tiësto
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 28, 2021

Tiësto is the only artist to ever hold the titles of “The Greatest DJ of All Time” courtesy of Mixmag, “#1 DJ” according to Rolling Stone, and “The Godfather of EDM,” as proclaimed by Billboard.

BROADWAY BARKS 2021 Adds Josh Groban, Glenn Close, Allison Janney, Ariana DeBose and  Photo BROADWAY BARKS 2021 Adds Josh Groban, Glenn Close, Allison Janney, Ariana DeBose and More
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 18, 2021

The 23rd annual Broadway Barks and 2nd Broadway Barks Across America is set to stream on Sunday, May 23rdat7:00 pm EDT on Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Facebook and YouTube pages.

BWW Interview: Actor Ramón de Ocampo On His Many Roles, Including Hosting ZIP CODE & Photo BWW Interview: Actor Ramón de Ocampo On His Many Roles, Including Hosting ZIP CODE & Being a New Dad
by Gil Kaan - May 17, 2021

Antaeus Theatre Company launches their second season of their popular podcasts THE ZIP CODE PLAYS: LOS ANGELES May 20, 2021. Each play, set in six different L.A. zip codes, features acclaimed Antaeus actors enacting scripts written by members of the Antaeus Playwright Lab. Two-time Audiofile Award-winner Ramón de Ocampo reprises his role of series host, with Jeff Gardner and Ellen Mandel returning in their respective roles as audio producer/sound designer/foley artist and music composer.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: 9 TO 5 se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: 9 TO 5 se estrenaba en Broadway
by Núria Pedret - Apr 30, 2021

La obra se estrenó con la leyenda del country Dolly Parton, y fue protagonizada por Stephanie J.Block, Allison Janney, y Megan Hilty

VIDEO: On This Day, April 30- Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Opens On Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 30- Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Opens On Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 30, 2021

On this day in 2009, Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 officially punched the Broadway time clock on its opening night at the Marriott Marquis.

Theater Stories: CURIOUS INCIDENT, THE BAND'S VISIT, THE INHERITANCE and More About t Photo Theater Stories: CURIOUS INCIDENT, THE BAND'S VISIT, THE INHERITANCE and More About the Ethel Barrymore Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Ethel Barrymore Theatre! Learn about Ethel Barrymore herself, shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, Chaplin, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Band's Visit, The Inheritance, and many more!

The Ensemble Company To Present John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Photo The Ensemble Company To Present John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation will continue The Ensemble Company's 2021 season (its third) at its home at Penguin Point Productions. Six Degrees of Separation runs May 7th through 17th, 2021 at Penguin Point Productions' venue, located in the Oviedo Mall at 1220 Oviedo Mall Blvd in Oviedo.

The Ensemble Company To Present John Guare's Acclaimed SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Photo The Ensemble Company To Present John Guare's Acclaimed SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation will continue The Ensemble Company's 2021 season (its third) at its home at Penguin Point Productions. Six Degrees of Separation premiered in 1990 and was nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, March 19- with Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, March 19- with Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 19, 2021

Today (March 19) in live streaming: a Little House on the Prarie reunion on Stars in the House, Jackie Hoffman visits Backstage Live, and more!

VIDEO: Watch a THE WEST WING Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a THE WEST WING Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 19, 2021

The cast of West Wing Reunites in 2021 on Stars in the House - sharing stories & more.

Wake Up With BWW 3/19: IN THE HEIGHTS Moves Up Release Date, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/19: IN THE HEIGHTS Moves Up Release Date, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2021

Today's top stories: behind the scenes of Hamilton in Australia, In the Heights moves up its release date, and more!

STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Show Brings Fundraising Total To Over $750,000 In Supp Photo STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Show Brings Fundraising Total To Over $750,000 In Support of The Actors Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021

The anniversary episode broke the single-show fundraising record, raising over $28,300 (including a $10,000 matching grant from the Frances Lear Foundation).  Now, after over 375 episodes, “Stars In The House” has raised over $751,842 for The Actors Fund & $200,000 for other charity organizations who have needed support throughout the pandemic.   

Annette Bening, Bebe Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Kelli O'Hara & More Join STARS IN T Photo Annette Bening, Bebe Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Kelli O'Hara & More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

On March 16, 2020, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley launched “Stars In The House” in response to what they knew would be an immediate need for funds in light of the Broadway shutdown.  Now, one year and over 375 episodes later, “Stars In The House” has raised over $715,000 for The Actors Fund & an additional $200,000 for other charity organizations.

VIDEO: STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 Documentary Celebrates International Women's Day With New Photo VIDEO: STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 Documentary Celebrates International Women's Day With New Clip, Featuring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2021

When the highest-grossing comedy, '9 to 5,' starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin, exploded on the cinema screens in 1980, the laughs hid a serious message about women in the office.

Ben Platt, Allison Janney in Talks to Join THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING Photo Ben Platt, Allison Janney in Talks to Join THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 2, 2021

According to Deadline, the comedy focuses on a dysfunctional family that can’t seem to get along and get it together reluctantly reunites for a family wedding. As their many skeletons are wrenched from the closet, it turns out to be just what this singular family needs to reconnect.

Wake Up With BWW 3/2: Gavin Creel and Shoshana Bean Perform in NY PopsUp, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/2: Gavin Creel and Shoshana Bean Perform in NY PopsUp, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2021

Today's top stories: Check out video and photos from the latest NY PopsUp featuring Gavin Creel, Shoshana Bean, and more, plus rehearsals begin for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, and a new Slave Play video from Jeremy O. Harris!

BWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WO Photo BWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2021

Moreno starred on the short-lived '9 to 5' television series in 1982 and 1983. She played Violet Newstead, the character originated in the movie by Lily Tomlin and eventually played on Broadway by Allison Janney.

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