Date of Birth: July 21, 1966 (53)

Birth Place: Bloomington, IN, USA
UPDATED BWW Flashback: Take a Look Back at Oscar-Winner Viola Davis' Tony-Winning Stage Career
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 20, 2017

Last night two-time Tony Award-winner Viola Davis made history as the first African-American to win an Emmy in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category. She was recognized for her role as the brilliant attorney and professor Annalise Keating on the Shonda Rhimes drama HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. In addition to her Emmy and Tonys, Davis has won three Drama Desks and three SAG Awards. During her acceptance speech, Davis quoted Harriet Tubman and talked about breaking boundaries and redefining what Hollywood thinks of as beautiful. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Take a Look Back at Emmy-Winner Viola Davis' Tony-Winning Stage Career
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 17, 2016

Last night two-time Tony Award-winner Viola Davis made history as the first African-American to win an Emmy in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category. She was recognized for her role as the brilliant attorney and professor Annalise Keating on the Shonda Rhimes drama HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. In addition to her Emmy and Tonys, Davis has won three Drama Desks and three SAG Awards. During her acceptance speech, Davis quoted Harriet Tubman and talked about breaking boundaries and redefining what Hollywood thinks of as beautiful. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Take a Look Back at Emmy-Winner Viola Davis' Tony-Winning Stage Career
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 21, 2015

Last night two-time Tony Award-winner Viola Davis made history as the first African-American to win an Emmy in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category. She was recognized for her role as the brilliant attorney and professor Annalise Keating on the Shonda Rhimes drama HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. In addition to her Emmy and Tonys, Davis has won three Drama Desks and three SAG Awards. During her acceptance speech, Davis quoted Harriet Tubman and talked about breaking boundaries and redefining what Hollywood thinks of as beautiful. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Viola Davis & Original INTIMATE APPAREL Cast Reunite for 10th Anniversary Reading
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 17, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Companyjust held a special benefit reading of INTIMATE APPAREL, by Lynn Nottage with Daniel Sullivan reprising his direction. Reuniting for one night only were the stars of the 2004 award winning production: two-time Tony Award winner Viola Davis,Arija Bareikis, Lynda Gravatt, Russell Hornsby, Corey Stoll and Lauren Velez. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, April 14, 2014 - Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman in ANNAPURNA, SUBMISSIONS ONLY and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 14, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: husband and wife acting team Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman star in ANNAPURNA, beginning previews off-Broadway, plus the fourth episode of SUBMISSIONS ONLY airs tonight on BWW! (more...)

Viola Davis, Arija Bareikis & More to Reunite for Roundabout's INTIMATE APPAREL Benefit Reading, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a special benefit reading of INTIMATE APPAREL, by Lynn Nottage with Daniel Sullivan reprising his direction. (more...)

Intimate Apparel returns for one-night-only
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Apr 11, 2014

I am excited to announce that we will produce a one-night-only special benefit reading of the Steinberg Center's inaugural production, Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage. Daniel Sullivan will return to direct this reading on June 15 at the Laura Pels Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TO SCREEN: Broadway Stars in Prime Time Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 20, 2013

Here are some of the familiar Broadway faces appearing in prime time tonight (Wednesday, February 20, 2013)! (more...)

TNT Renews Acclaimed Series SOUTHLAND for Third Season
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

TNT has booked a third season of its critically acclaimed drama SOUTHLAND, from Warner Bros. Television and Emmy(R)-winning producer John Wells (ER, The West Wing). The network has ordered 10 episodes for the third season, which is slated to begin airing in January 2011. (more...)

Photo Flash: BELL BOOK & CANDLE Bewitches At Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theatre 6/2-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2009

'How much are you willing to change for the one you love?' is the premise of Bay Street's first Main Stage production of the 2009 Summer Season, the betwitching romantic comedy Bell, Book and Candle. Written by John Van Druten, the play served as the inspiration for the hit television series Betwitched and was also a 1958 film starring Kim Novak and Jimmy Stewart. (more...)

BELL BOOK & CANDLE Bewitches At Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theatre 6/2-28
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

'How much are you willing to change for the one you love?' is the premise of Bay Street's first Main Stage production of the 2009 Summer Season, the betwitching romantic comedy Bell, Book and Candle. Written by John Van Druten, the play served as the inspiration for the hit television series Betwitched and was also a 1958 film starring Kim Novak and Jimmy Stewart. (more...)

'From Up Here' Begins Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2008

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Liz Flahive's award-winning 'From Up Here' begins its final week of performances on Tuesday, June 3. (more...)

Liz Flahive: Moving Up with 'From Up Here'
by Eugene Lovendusky - May 26, 2008

Nominated for the 2008 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, 'From Up Here' premiered at Manhattan Theatre Club this spring with a flurry of praise for a great cast, engaging story and an impressive new playwright... Liz Flahive! (more...)

Tobias Segal: Kids These Days
by Eugene Lovendusky - Apr 19, 2008

Kenny, portrayed by the stirring Tobias Segal, is the juvenile under-the-microscope in Liz Flahive's 'From Up Here,' directed by Leigh Silverman, now playing MTC in collaboration with Ars Nova. Segal discusses the effects of portraying his deep role in this striking new dark family comedy about love, forgiveness and the actualities of today's youth at home and school... (more...)

Photo Coverage: From Up Here Opening Night Party
by Walter McBride - Apr 17, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club's production of the world premiere of FROM UP HERE, a new American play by Liz Flahive, opened last night, April 16 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement began previews Thursday, March 27. (more...)

MTC Opens 'From Up Here' Tonight, 4/16
by BWW - Apr 16, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club's production of the world premiere of FROM UP HERE, a new American play by Liz Flahive, will open tonight, April 16 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The limited engagement began previews Thursday, March 27. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'From Up Here' at MTC
by BWW - Apr 11, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of Liz Flahive's From Up Here. The cast includes Julie White, Jenni Barber, Arija Bareikis, Brian Hutchison, Will Rogers, Tobias Segal and Joel Van Liew. (more...)

'From Up Here' Cast Complete; Barber, Bareikis, Cash Join White
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2008

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce full casting for their upcoming world premiere production of Liz Flahive's From Up Here. (more...)

Craig Wright's Orange Flower Water Begins Off-Broadway March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2005

Edge Theater Company (Carolyn Cantor, Artistic Director) will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Craig Wright's new play Orange Flower Water, at The Theater for the New City. Performances for Orange Flower Water will begin March 26th and continue through May 8th. (more...)