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Date of Birth: January 11, 1972 (47)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
THE NEW ENGLANDERS Begins Performances at MTC TonightTHE NEW ENGLANDERS Begins Performances at MTC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The New Englanders, the new play by Jeff Augustin (Little Children Dream of God) and directed by Saheem Ali (Sugar in Our Wounds), begins performances tonight at MTC's The Studio at Stage II a?" The Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series (131 West 55th Street). Opening night is set for Wednesday, October 2. (more...)

Amanda Peet and Christian Slater to Star in Season Two of Anthology Series DIRTY JOHNAmanda Peet and Christian Slater to Star in Season Two of Anthology Series DIRTY JOHN
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

USA Network announced today that Amanda Peet (“The Romanoffs”) and Christian Slater (MR. ROBOT) will star in the second season of anthology series DIRTY JOHN, titled DIRTY JOHN: THE BETTY BRODERICK STORY. This second installment will be based on another epic true tale of love gone wrong -- a story that spans the 1960s to the '80s, through the breakdown of a marriage that Oprah deemed one of “America's messiest divorces” even before it ended in double homicide. (more...)

Stargate Theatre Presents Original Play SWEET WATERStargate Theatre Presents Original Play SWEET WATER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's Stargate Theatre 2019 Sharon Sullivan Company will perform an original work, Sweet Water, next Wednesday, August 14 at 7:00PM, Thursday, August 15 at 7:00PM, and Friday, August 16 at 7:00PM at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). Each performance will last approximately one hour and fifteen minutes including a talkback onstage with the artists. Seating is limited. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE COAST STARLIGHTLa Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE COAST STARLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Coast Starlight, by Keith Bunin (Playhouse's Without Walls production of Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir), directed by Tyne Rafaeli (Off-Broadway's Usual Girls). Commissioned by the Playhouse, The Coast Starlight runs August 20 - September 15 (press opening: Sunday, August 25 at 7:00pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

LCT3 to Produce Sylvia Khoury's POWER STRIP Directed by Tyne RafaeliLCT3 to Produce Sylvia Khoury's POWER STRIP Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

This fall, Lincoln Center TheaterLCT3 will produce the world premiere of POWER STRIP, a new play by Sylvia Khoury, directed by Tyne Rafaeli, which will begin performances Saturday, October 5 and run for six weeks only through Sunday, November 17 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, October 21. (more...)

The Academy Invites 842 To Membership; 50% Are WomenThe Academy Invites 842 To Membership; 50% Are Women
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 842 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. The 2019 class is 50% women, 29% people of color, and represents 59 countries. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2019. (more...)

MTC's CONTINUITY Opens TomorrowMTC's CONTINUITY Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), opens tomorrow night at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). (more...)

HB Studio Announces UTA HAGEN AT 100 GalaHB Studio Announces UTA HAGEN AT 100 Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

HB Studio, one of New York's oldest acting studios, will celebrate the legacy of Uta Hagen, long-time HB Studio master teacher, with the UTA HAGEN AT 100 GALA, on Monday, June 10 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street).  The evening will begin at 6pm with cocktails, followed by a dinner at 7pm.  (more...)

THE 24 PLAYS Celebrates 24 Years When THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS Returns on June 17THE 24 PLAYS Celebrates 24 Years When THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS Returns on June 17
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

In 1995, a group of writers, directors and actors gathered on Manhattan's Lower East Side for what was supposed to be a one-time only event: write, direct, produce and perform new plays within the span of 24 hours. Twenty-four years later, The 24 Hour Plays and The 24 Hour Musicals are regularly performed around the world, touching everyone from celebrities to student artists and raising millions of dollars for charities. Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that they'll mark their anniversary with an intimate production of The 24 Hour Musicals on Monday, June 17th at 8 PM on the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center.   (more...)

Climate Change Play CONTINUITY Begins Performances At Manhattan Theatre Club On May 8Climate Change Play CONTINUITY Begins Performances At Manhattan Theatre Club On May 8
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), begins performances tomorrow at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). Opening night is set for Tuesday, May 21. (more...)

MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITYMTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the complete casting for the world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). The production will feature Max Baker (1984, The Explorers Club), Jasmine Batchelor (The River), Rosal Colon ('Orange is the New Black,' Between Riverside and Crazy), Curran Connor (Pidgeon, A Picture of Autumn), Garcia ('Tales of the City'), Darren Goldstein (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, The Madrid), Alex Hurt (Cardinal, The Whirligig) and Megan Ketch (The Big Wedding, 'American Gothic'). (more...)

John Gallagher To Receive HeartShare's Linda Dano Heart AwardJohn Gallagher To Receive HeartShare's Linda Dano Heart Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019

Indie film icon John Gallagher will be honored by HeartShare Charities with the Linda Dano Heart Award at their annual spring gala on March 21, 2019 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. The award honors a celebrity who has demonstrated the highest commitment to the betterment of the lives of at-risk populations, particularly those with intellectual/ developmental disabilities and/or children and youth. Founded in 1914, HeartShare is a leading charity with diverse social and medical programs. (more...)

MTC Announces Lineup For 2019 Ted Snowdon Reading Series; Works by Jaclyn Backhaus, Lauren Yee and MoreMTC Announces Lineup For 2019 Ted Snowdon Reading Series; Works by Jaclyn Backhaus, Lauren Yee and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club announces the lineup for the 2019 Ted Snowdon Reading Series. (more...)

HB Studio to Celebrate 100 Years of Uta HagenHB Studio to Celebrate 100 Years of Uta Hagen
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

HB Studio, one of New York's original acting studios, has announced UTA HAGEN at 100, a series of special events and workshops celebrating the centenary of its master teacher, the legendary actress and activist Uta Hagen. UTA HAGEN at 100, honoring the three-time Tony Award winning actress and her legacy as a pioneering theater artist, activist and master teacher of HB Studio, will kick off on Monday, February 25 with a series of centennial events. The celebration will culminate on Monday, June 10 with a centennial gala honoring the actress, whose 100th birthday is Wednesday, June 12. (more...)

Rory O'Malley Takes Over as Full Time Host of Geffen Playhouse PodcastRory O'Malley Takes Over as Full Time Host of Geffen Playhouse Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The Geffen Playhouse Unscripted podcast has been renewed for a third season with PodcastOne, the nation's largest advertiser-supported podcast network, it was announced today. In addition, Tony-nominated Rory O'Malley (Hamilton, The Book of Mormon) has joined the podcast series as its new full-time host. (more...)

Official: Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins Will Lead THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM on BroadwayOfficial: Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins Will Lead THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced three productions slated for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming 2019-2020 season. (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents The Return Of Joshua Turchin's Cabaret Series 'The Early Night Show'The Green Room 42 Presents The Return Of Joshua Turchin's Cabaret Series 'The Early Night Show'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Joshua Turchin will return to The Green Room 42 with his cabaret series, 'The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin,' on February 10, 2019 at 2pm. Turchin has previously performed two successful shows, 'The Early Night Show at The Green Room' and the 'West End Lounge,' and regularly music directs and accompanies at The Green Room 42's (YOUNG) cabaret series. Special guests from Broadway, television and film will join Turchin on stage. Tickets for 'THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW' can be purchased https://ci.ovationtix.com/34878/production/1000029?performanceId=10360554 (more...)

Final Two Weeks To See Manhattan Theatre Club's THE NAP on BroadwayFinal Two Weeks To See Manhattan Theatre Club's THE NAP on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes; Rabbit Hole; Proof) is playing its final two weeks of performances. The play must close on Sunday, November 11th at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 10/29-11/5Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 10/29-11/5
by TV Scoop - Oct 29, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 10/29-11/5, airing on NBC! (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN on BravoScoop: Upcoming Guests on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN on Bravo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2018

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN, airing on NBC on Sunday, October 28, 2018! (more...)

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