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Broadway: Mary Poppins, Les Misérables (Madame Thénardier), Beauty and the Beast. Off-Broadway: Time and Again (Mrs. Carmody). National tours: Ragtime, Les Misérables. Regional: Gypsy (Rose), Ragtime (Mother), Rags (Rebecca), Happy End (Lillian), The Sound of Music (Mother Abbess), The King and I ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Mary Poppins, Les Misérables (Madame Thénardier), Beauty and the Beast. Off-Broadway: Time and Again (Mrs. Carmody). National tours: Ragtime, Les Misérables. Regional: Gypsy (Rose), Ragtime (Mother), Rags (Rebecca), Happy End (Lillian), The Sound of Music (Mother Abbess), The King and I ... (read complete bio)
Original Broadway Cast Members Of GREAT COMET, BRIGHT STAR, and More Lead Alabama Sha Photo Original Broadway Cast Members Of GREAT COMET, BRIGHT STAR, and More Lead Alabama Shakespeare's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2018

Alabama Shakespeare Festival will present The Sound of Music beginning November 15, 2018, directed by ASF Artistic Director Rick Dildine. The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (suggested by "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp.)

Alabama Shakespeare Festival To Present New Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo Alabama Shakespeare Festival To Present New Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2018

Alabama Shakespeare Festival will present a new production of The Sound of Music beginning November 15, 2018, directed by ASF Artistic Director Rick Dildine. The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (suggested by "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp.)

Furnace Festival Presents Four Incendiary New Plays Photo Furnace Festival Presents Four Incendiary New Plays
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2018

he Center at West Park will present four workshops of new plays at the Furnace Festival this August. The Furnace Festival is a workshop for developing 'hot new plays, fresh from the oven.' These plays, which include Little Lives by Shara Feit, [Un]Earthed by Lavinia Roberts, Tokophobia by Jenny Bokoch Gillett, and And the Trees Fall Down by Viviana Prado-Nu√Īez, ask questions like 'What does it mean to create life?' and 'How do we prepare when the storm comes?'

G45 Productions Announces Casts And Line-Up For 2018 LIGHTBULB READING SERIES Photo G45 Productions Announces Casts And Line-Up For 2018 LIGHTBULB READING SERIES
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2018

G45 Productions is thrilled to announce the lineup and complete casting for their third annual Lightbulb Reading Series, beginning public performances Thursday, July 19th.

BWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Photo BWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by Herbert Paine - May 22, 2018

David Ira Goldstein, recently retired from his position as Arizona Theatre Company's artistic director, returns to put his distinctive signature on the play. The result is a sensitively drawn, powerfully commanding, and deeply unsettling portrait of a family in waiting for the inevitable, featuring a remarkable performance by Anna Lentz.

Photo Flash: Geva Mounts THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Photo Photo Flash: Geva Mounts THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2018

Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season continues with The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman and directed by David Ira Goldstein, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from February 13 through March 18.

Geva Theatre Center Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Photo Geva Theatre Center Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2018

Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season continues with The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman and directed by David Ira Goldstein, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from February 13 through March 18.

Erin Mackey and Wade McCollum to Lead Private Reading of TILL SOON, ANNE Photo Erin Mackey and Wade McCollum to Lead Private Reading of TILL SOON, ANNE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Erin Mackey (IN TRANSIT, WICKED) and Wade McCollum (ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME) will lead a private reading of TILL SOON, ANNE, a new musical with book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson and music by Bobby Cronin on Friday, October 6.

2017 Helen Hayes Award Winners Announced!
by Alan Henry - May 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a full list of the Helen Hayes Awards winners updating LIVE below! Named for actor Helen Hayes - a Washington native and legendary First Lady of the American Theatre - the Helen Hayes Awards celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington region and has become a hallmark recognized by theatre makers and theatre lovers far beyond Washington D.C.

John Kander & Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY Headed to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have just announced that original cast members will record the Kid Victory cast recording on Monday, March 20. Broadway Records is set to release the recording in September, produced by Michael Croiter.

Tony Award Nominee David Garrison Joins Cast for Final Week of Vineyard Theatre's KID VICTORY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Tony Award nominee David Garrison (Vineyard's MIDDLETOWN and EIGHT DAYS BACKWARDS) will join the cast of KID VICTORY starting Tuesday, March 14 for the the final week of its run. Garrison replaces Daniel Jenkins who returns to OSLO for the Broadway production.

Photo Coverage: John Kander and Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY Celebrates Opening Night at the Vineyard Theatre!
by Walter McBride - Feb 23, 2017

Vineyard Theatre presents the New York premiere of Kid Victory, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy. Kid Victory began previews on Wednesday, February 1 and opened last night, February 22 at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St. in New York City). 

John Kander and Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY Opens Tonight at the Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Vineyard Theatre presents the New York premiere of Kid Victory, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy. Kid Victory began previews on Wednesday, February 1 and opens tonight, February 22, at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St. in New York City). BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from John Kander & Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY at the Vineyard
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 17, 2017

Vineyard Theatre presents the New York premiere of Kid Victory, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy. Kid Victory began previews on Wednesday, February 1 and will open on Wednesday, February 22 at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St. in New York City). Get a first look at highlights from the production below!

Photo Flash: First Look at John Kander and Greg Pierce's KID VICTORY at the Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Vineyard Theatre presents the New York premiere of Kid Victory, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy. Kid Victory began previews on Wednesday, February 1 and will open on Wednesday, February 22 at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St. in New York City). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

2017 Helen Hayes Award Nominations Announced; COME FROM AWAY Nabs 14 Nominations
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 6, 2017

The 2017 Helen Hayes Award nominations were announced tonight. A line-up of leading theatre artists announced nominations in 47 categories of artistic excellence. Award recipients will be announced at the Helen Hayes Awards gala event to be held at the Lincoln Theatre on Monday, May 15 with an after-party hosted at Washington's legendary 9:30 Club.

Kander & Pierce's KID VICTORY Begins Tonight at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The New York premiere of KID VICTORY, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy, begins previews tonight, February 1, and will open on Wednesday, February 22 at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St. in New York City).

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Vineyard Theatre's KID VICTORY!
by Walter McBride - Jan 6, 2017

The New York premiere of KID VICTORY, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy, will begin previews on Wednesday, February 1 and open on Wednesday, February 22 at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St. in New York City). The company just met the press and and BroadwayWorld brings you photos below!

My Favorite Things: DC's Cast Members Share Their Holiday Favorites
by Jamie McGonnigal - Dec 19, 2016

Actors from all over the country come to the nation's capital each year to share their holidays with us. Both local and visiting performers are here in DC over the holiday season, sharing their talents in Ford's Theatre's A Christmas Carol, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas at the National Theatre, and Arena Stage's Carousel. We reached out to ask them what holiday songs made the top of their nice list!

Karen Ziemba and More Tapped for KID VICTORY at Vineyard Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce casting for the New York premiere of KID VICTORY, book and lyrics by Greg Pierce, music by John Kander with story by John Kander and Greg Pierce, and directed by Liesl Tommy.

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