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Date Of Birth:
April 18, 1949 (70)
Birth Place:
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Date of Birth: April 18, 1949 (70)

Birth Place: Evansville, IN, USA
Crossroads Premieres PAUL ROBESON At New NBPACCrossroads Premieres PAUL ROBESON At New NBPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Paul Robeson a?" a play examining the life of the famous scholar, athlete, entertainer and activist who graduated from Rutgers 100 years ago a?" is be the first production of the upcoming season of the Crossroads Theatre Company as well as Crossroads' first play in the new New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC). (more...)

One Day Delay For Off Broadway Premiere of I SPY A SPYOne Day Delay For Off Broadway Premiere of I SPY A SPY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

Due to technical issues (or spy interference) the Off Broadway premiere of I Spy A Spy, a new (declassified) musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Jamie Jackson and book & music by SoHee Youn, directed and choreographed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Desperate Measures) with musical direction by Dan Pardo (Amazing Grace) will now begin its limited engagement (through September 21) at The Theatre at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Saturday, July 6th at 8pm. The show will have its official opening on Thursday, July 18th at 7pm. (more...)

New Federal Theatre Presents Annual Ntozake Shange Readings SeriesNew Federal Theatre Presents Annual Ntozake Shange Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2019

Woodie King's New Federal Theatre has set four plays for the June, 2019 edition of its Annual Ntozake Shange Readings Series. The series will run four Tuesdays--June 4, 11, 18 and 25--with all readings at Castillo Theatre, 543 W 42nd Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Class Act NY Presents SHREK: THE MUSICAL JR!Photo Flash: A Class Act NY Presents SHREK: THE MUSICAL JR!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

On Saturday and Sunday, April 6 & 7, A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, proudly presented Shrek: The Musical Jr. at the beautiful Off-Broadway Riverside Theatre. Talented actors, ages 7-13, brought these beloved characters to life in four stellar performances. (more...)

New Federal Theatre Has Dedicated Its November Readings Series To Ntozake ShangeNew Federal Theatre Has Dedicated Its November Readings Series To Ntozake Shange
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Woodie King's New Federal Theatre has dedicated its November Readings Series to the memory of the late playwright Ntozake Shange, who died October 27.  The series, now in progress, has been retitled 'Ntozake Shange November Reading Series 2018.'  It runs from November 8 to 18, with readings of eight plays at Castillo Theatre, 543 W 42nd Street.  (more...)

The New School Glass Box Theater Welcomes Pianist Andy MilneThe New School Glass Box Theater Welcomes Pianist Andy Milne
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

The New School Glass Box Theater welcomes pianist Andy Milne to our stage. Milne is a master arranger and bandleader, well known for his acclaimed group Dapp Theory and his work with saxophonist Steve Coleman, and with actor William Shatner. In this intimate concert, Milne will perform an entirely improvised solo set. (more...)

Cast Announced for the Goodman's HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARSCast Announced for the Goodman's HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

"Life is short, and it's up to you to make it sweet." - Sadie Delany (1889 -1999). Goodman Theatre revives Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, Emily Mann's "warming theatrical event" (Variety)that celebrates the lives of "two strong, vibrant women dispensing joy and wisdom" (Chicago Tribune). Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith's production features Ella Joyce and Marie Thomas as the Delany centenarians, Bessie (1891 - 1995) and Sadie (1889 -1999), respectively, as they trace their lives in a heartfelt reflection of their family history and triumphs over prejudices in times of social unrest. (more...)

Dig Deep into the Past to Uncover the Secrets of Ancient China at Your Washington PavilionDig Deep into the Past to Uncover the Secrets of Ancient China at Your Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

The Wells Fargo CineDome at the Washington Pavilion offers a closer look into the past and present of China through the newest mission film, "Mysteries of China." (more...)

THAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Perform in Repertory at the Playroom TheaterTHAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Perform in Repertory at the Playroom Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

The Science Theater Company, the newly formed theatre company founded by Producer Eric Krebs that uses the magic of theatre to make science fun, will do just that this spring. That Physics Show - now in its 3rd year Off Broadway - recipient of the 2016 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, written and performed by lifetime physics demonstrator David Maiullo (and his alternate, fellow physics demonstrator Andrew Yolleck) and That Chemistry Show, written by Borislaw Bilash which both delight, amaze and educate audiences will be performed in repertory for an open ended engagement at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street just east of Broadway) beginning, Saturday, February 17, 2018. For more information, please visit www.sciencetheatercompany.com. (more...)

THAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Move to the Playroom TheaterTHAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Move to the Playroom Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

That Physics Show - now in its 3rd year Off Broadway - recipient of the 2016 Drama Desk Award for 'Unique Theatrical Experience,' written and performed by lifetime physics demonstrator David Maiullo (and his alternate, fellow physics demonstrator Andrew Yolleck) and That Chemistry Show, written by Borislaw Bilash will delight, amaze and educate audiences in their final performances at The Physics Theatre (300 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES Begins Tonight at The Sheen CenterRohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES Begins Tonight at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Voyage Theater Company and Crossroads Theatre Company will present The New York Premiere of Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES, directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths at 3LD; This Time with Rising Circle Theater Collective), at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street), tonight, October 20, through November 4. (more...)

Reg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Opens Tonight at Yale RepReg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Opens Tonight at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, now through October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is tonight, October 12. (more...)

Reg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Begins Tonight at Yale RepReg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Begins Tonight at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, tonight, October 6, through October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

THAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Continue Off-Broadway Experiments Through the End of the YearTHAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Continue Off-Broadway Experiments Through the End of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

That Physics Show, recipient of the 2016 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, written and performed by lifetime physics demonstrator David Maiullo (and his alternate, fellow physics demonstrator Andrew Yolleck) and That Chemistry Show, written by Borislaw Bilash will continue to delight, amaze and educate audiences through the end of the year. (more...)

Casting Announced for Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES at The Sheen CenterCasting Announced for Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Voyage Theater Company and Crossroads Theatre Company will present the New York Premiere of Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES, directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths at 3LD; This Time with Rising Circle Theater Collective), at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street), October 20-November 4. (more...)

Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale RepReg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES to Make NYC Premiere at The Sheen CenterRohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES to Make NYC Premiere at The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Voyage Theater Company and Crossroads Theatre Company will present the New York Premiere of Rohina Malik's THE MECCA TALES, directed by Kareem Fahmy (3/Fifths at 3LD; This Time with Rising Circle Theater Collective), at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street), October 20-November 4. (more...)

THAT PHYSICS SHOW Celebrates Its 300th Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2017

That Physics Show, recipient of the 2016 Drama Desk Award for 'Unique Theatrical Experience,' written and performed by lifetime physics demonstrator David Maiullo (and his alternate, fellow physics demonstrator Andrew Yolleck), celebrates its milestone 300th performance today, July 29th, at The Physics Theatre (300 West 43rd St.) (more...)

THAT PHYSICS SHOW to Mark 300th Performance This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

That Physics Show, recipient of the 2016 Drama Desk Award for 'Unique Theatrical Experience,' written and performed by lifetime physics demonstrator David Maiullo (and his alternate, fellow physics demonstrator Andrew Yolleck), celebrates its milestone 300th performance on Saturday, July 29th at The Physics Theatre (300 West 43rd St.) (more...)

Calling All Mad Scientists! THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Play in Rep with THAT PHYSICS SHOW Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Producer Eric Krebs announces the latest in performance science - That Chemistry Show. Written and performed by Borislaw Bilash, That Chemistry Show will begin performances on July 22. (more...)

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