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Date of Birth: December 09, 1969 (49)
Birth Place: New York, New York, USA
Gender: Female
Sophia Bush and Michael Dorman to Star in HARD LUCK LOVE SONGSophia Bush and Michael Dorman to Star in HARD LUCK LOVE SONG
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

According to Deadline, One Tree Hill alum Sophia Bush and Patriot star Michael Dormanhave been tapped as the leads in Hard Luck Love Song, an indie from Synthetic Pictures and Dime Box Entertainment based on the song “Just Like Old Times” by Todd Snider. Justin Corsbie is directing the film from a script he co-wrote with Craig Ugoretz. (more...)

VIDEO: Former Annies Reunite for 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

She's the little redhead everyone knows, and she has launched the career of more than a few actresses. CBS Sunday Morning got an inside look at the reunion planned by former Annies on the 40th anniversary of the orphan's debut. Check out the video featuring Kristen Vigard, Andrea McArdle, Shelley Bruce, Sarah Jessica Parker, Allison Smith and Alyson Kirk. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, John Lloyd Young & More Set for HELP IS ON THE WAY XXI Gala, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The Richmond / Ermet Aid Foundation presents HELP IS ON THE WAY XXI - HOLLYWOOD GLAM, 21st Annual Gala - Northern California's Largest Annual, Star-studded Concert & Gala benefiting Meals on Wheels of San Francisco & San Francisco AIDS Foundation. (more...)

John Logan's RED Opens Tonight at Redtwist Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

2010 winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Play, RED by John Logan will be directed by Steve Scott, Artistic Associate, Goodman Theatre at the Redtwist Theatre. The production opens tonight, February 7, 2015, at 3pm (also press opening), featuring Redtwist Company Members/Jeff Award-winners, Brian Parry and Aaron Kirby. (more...)

John Logan's RED to Play Redtwist Theatre, Beginning 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

2010 winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Play, RED by John Logan will be directed by Steve Scott, Artistic Associate, Goodman Theatre at the Redtwist Theatre. The production opens Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 3pm (also press opening), featuring Redtwist Company Members/Jeff Award-winners, Brian Parry and Aaron Kirby. (more...)

Sunday Special: ANNIE Through the Ages
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 14, 2014

With ANNIE returning to the big screen this week, we've rounded up the musical's leading ladies -- both onstage and off -- since 1977! (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Most Twisted Bedtime Story with Circuit Theatre Company's THE ANNOTATED HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MUSKRAT
by Alex Lonati - Aug 4, 2014

You don't go into a show called The Annotated History of the American Muskrat without some very specific preconceptions. While you may have no idea what the piece is actually going to be about, you know it's probably safe to say that it isn't about to be your standard Tennessee Williams drama. The Circuit Theatre Company's production of this brand new show, written for them by Boston playwright John Kuntz, certainly fulfilled the preconceived notions that filled my head. (more...)

The Side Project Theatre Presents WHAT TO LISTEN FOR & HELLO FAILURE, Now thru 7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Kathleen Tolan ('Memory House') has granted the side project the world premiere rights to her exploration of memory, history and music, What to Listen For, opening June 3, 2014. The company will also present the Midwest premiere of Washington State-based playwright/performer Kristen Kosmas' Hello Failure, commencing June 15, as it continues its 2013-14 season of repertory plays. Overall, the June Rep, featuring two of America's most fascinating female playwrights, will explore themes of loss and the search for lasting connections. (more...)

The Side Project Theatre to Present WHAT TO LISTEN FOR & HELLO FAILURE, 5/31-7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Kathleen Tolan ("Memory House") has granted the side project the world premiere rights to her exploration of memory, history and music, What to Listen For, opening June 3, 2014. The company will also present the Midwest premiere of Washington State-based playwright/performer Kristen Kosmas' Hello Failure, commencing June 15, as it continues its 2013-14 season of repertory plays. Overall, the June Rep, featuring two of America's most fascinating female playwrights, will explore themes of loss and the search for lasting connections. (more...)

MoMA Announces May and June Exhibitions -WHO CARES IF IT'S PAINTING?, MODERN MONDAYS and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art announces its May and June events and exhibitions. (more...)

FPTC to Present 'Reel To Reel' Double Bill, 3/27-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Reel To Reel: double bill with Krapp's Last Tape and The Archives; presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. Performances run March 27-April 12: Thurs.-Sat. at 8 pm, with special 4 pm matinees on Sun. Mar. 30, Sun. April 6, and Sat. April 12. Tickets: $20, $15 for students & seniors. Held at The Factory Theatre, 791 Tremont St., Boston 02118. For general information, www.fortpointtc.org, 617.750.8900; for advance tickets, call 800.838.3006 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/582020. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Beckett, Bananas, and Barkhimer Make REEL TO REEL Go Round
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 31, 2014

Fort Point Theatre Channel pairs Samuel Beckett's KRAPP'S LAST TAPE with THE ARCHIVES by local playwright Skylar Fox for an engaging double bill. Steven Barkhimer in the former and Sally Nutt, Allison Smith, and Karin Trachtenberg in the latter all give quality performances in two one-acts that reflect on memory, regret, and preservation. (more...)

FPTC Presents 'Reel To Reel' Double Bill, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Reel To Reel: double bill with Krapp's Last Tape and The Archives; presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. Performances run today, March 27-April 12: Thurs.-Sat. at 8 pm, with special 4 pm matinees on Sun. Mar. 30, Sun. April 6, and Sat. April 12. (more...)

FPTC to Present 'Reel To Reel' Double Bill, 3/27-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Reel To Reel: double bill with Krapp's Last Tape and The Archives; presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel. Performances run March 27-April 12: Thurs.-Sat. at 8 pm, with special 4 pm matinees on Sun. Mar. 30, Sun. April 6, and Sat. April 12. Tickets: $20, $15 for students & seniors. Held at The Factory Theatre, 791 Tremont St., Boston 02118. For general information, www.fortpointtc.org, 617.750.8900; for advance tickets, call 800.838.3006 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/582020. (more...)

WITH LOVE to Play Theater at St. Clement's, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2014

'WITH LOVE' is a new one-act play that finds Jack unintentionally stuck in a waiting room with Fish as he is forced to confront his own issues of homosexuality, religion, bullying, and suicide, while Angelica and Claire struggle in their own pursuit for teenage love and acceptance. (more...)

York U's DANCE INNOVATIONS: COUNTER/POINT Set for This Weekend at McLean Performance Studio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

Juxtapositions create a multifaceted whole in Dance Innovations: counter/point, the latest production of York University's Department of Dance. York's rising young dance artists are featured in this choreographic showcase, with two distinctive programs of newl works running today, Nov. 28 to the 30th in the McLean Performance Studio, 244 Accolade East Building on York's Keele campus. (more...)

York U's DANCE INNOVATIONS: COUNTER/POINT Set for Nov 28-30 at McLean Performance Studio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Juxtapositions create a multifaceted whole in Dance Innovations: counter/point, the latest production of York University's Department of Dance. York's rising young dance artists are featured in this choreographic showcase, with two distinctive programs of newl works running Nov. 28 to 30 in the McLean Performance Studio, 244 Accolade East Building on York's Keele campus. (more...)

AstonRep Theatre Company Presents the Chicago Premiere of NEXT FALL
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013

Following its critically acclaimed Broadway run, AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of the Tony Award-nominated Best Play NEXT FALL by Geoffrey Nauffts, directed by Derek Bertelsen, playing April 25 - May 25, 2013 at The BoHo Theatre @ Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave. in Chicago. NEXT FALL features Mark Jacob Chaitin, Ryan Hamlin, Curtis Jackson, Lona Livingston, Jim Morley and Aja Wiltshire. Tickets are currently available at www.astonrep.com or by calling (773) 828-9129. The press opening is Friday, April 26 at 8 pm. (more...)

AstonRep Theatre Company Presents the Chicago Premiere of NEXT FALL, 4/25-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

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Firehouse Theater Presents TIGERS BE STILL, Beginning 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

A tiger has broken loose from the local zoo, but Sherry has bigger problems. She's a recent college graduate with a master's degree in art therapy. But like so many 20-somethings who find themselves back at home, here she sits, unemployed, overwhelmed and dealing with her depressed family. Happily, things begin to brighten up when she gets hired as a high school art teacher. Now if only the principal would leave his rifle at home, her sister would get off the couch, her mother would come downstairs, her first patient would just do one of his art therapy assignments, and someone would catch the damned tiger, everything would be perfect. (more...)

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