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Miami, FL, USA
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Well known to theatre audiences for his Tony and Drama Desk winning performance in Pippin, Vereen has also appeared on Broadway in Wicked, Chicago, Fosse and Jelly's Last Jam. Television audiences will remember him from his celebrated portrayal of Chicken George in Roots, along with recent ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Miami, FL, USA

Bio:
Well known to theatre audiences for his Tony and Drama Desk winning performance in Pippin, Vereen has also appeared on Broadway in Wicked, Chicago, Fosse and Jelly's Last Jam. Television audiences will remember him from his celebrated portrayal of Chicken George in Roots, along with recent ... (read complete bio)
SCOTT COULTER'S GIVE MY REGARDS...A COMPETITION LIKE NO OTHER! Launches Second Year Photo SCOTT COULTER'S GIVE MY REGARDS...A COMPETITION LIKE NO OTHER! Launches Second Year
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 23, 2022

After a successful first showing, Scott Coulter's singing competition returns for another year.

World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON S Photo World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON STAGE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2021

For the first time ever, Ronald Rand allows us to enter into his two-hour transformation as he embodies 79-year-old Harold Clurman, the 'Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' as he brings him to life in his world-acclaimed solo play, LET IT BE ART! performing in 25 countries and twenty states.

The 10 Best New Broadway Holiday Albums of 2021! Photo The 10 Best New Broadway Holiday Albums of 2021!
by Team BWW - Dec 4, 2021

Find out the best new Broadway holiday albums for 2021! Tis the season for holiday tunes! From festive favorites to brand-new bops, Broadway isn't disappointing this year, with a huge variety of new holiday albums from your favorite artists to put under the tree.

Ben Vereen Releases 'Both Sides Now' Single Photo Ben Vereen Releases 'Both Sides Now' Single
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

Producer Dan Watt and Tony winner Ben Vereen have decided to donate the proceeds from Ben's new single “BOTH SIDES NOW' to the Art Attack Foundations newly formed “Graciela Daniele Dance Scholarship”.

Cindy Williams to Star in ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at the Long Center Rollins Studio Thea Photo Cindy Williams to Star in ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at the Long Center Rollins Studio Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021

Cindy Williams will take the Long Center Rollins Studio Theatre stage in a one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for a limited six-show engagement February 10-13, 2022. Tickets are on sale Monday, November 22 at 10 AM.

Cindy Williams to Star in New One-Woman Show: ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at Charles W. Eise Photo Cindy Williams to Star in New One-Woman Show: ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at Charles W. Eisemann Center
by Lorens Portalatin - Nov 21, 2021

 Cindy Williams will take the stage of the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in a new one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only March 18-20, 2022. Tickets range from $46-$52 are on sale now and available at the Eisemann Center Ticket Office

Cindy Williams to Bring New Show ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY to the Charles W. Eisemann Cent Photo Cindy Williams to Bring New Show ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY to the Charles W. Eisemann Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

Cindy Williams will take the stage of the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in a new one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only March 18-20, 2022. Tickets range from $46-$52 are on sale now and available at the Eisemann Center Ticket Office.

TikTok Sensation Broadway Barbara to Make Vegas Debut Photo TikTok Sensation Broadway Barbara to Make Vegas Debut
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 7, 2021

Leah Sprecher, as the fictional Barbara Dixon, satirizes the autobiographical cabaret shows of song-and-dance broads like Elaine Stritch, Liza Minnelli, and Barbara Cook in this uniquely hilarious show. You won’t believe your eyes (or ears) as Barbara over-shares her way through a whirlwind tour of her life and career.

Wake Up With BWW 10/28: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Reviews, Photos, and Video, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/28: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Reviews, Photos, and Video, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2021

Today's top stories: Last night, Caroline, or Change officially opened on Broadway. Read all of the reviews below and check out all new production footage, and photos! Plus, get a first look at Emilie Kouatchou, the first black actor to play the role of Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway!

VIDEO: Watch Annaleigh Ashford Perform the Opening Sequence of B POSITIVE Photo VIDEO: Watch Annaleigh Ashford Perform the Opening Sequence of B POSITIVE
by Michael Major - Oct 27, 2021

CBS has released the new main titles for its original series B POSITIVE, performed by Annaleigh Ashford. The series also features Linda Lavin, Jane Seymour, Ben Vereen, and Priscilla Lopez. Watch the new video now!

Darryl Reuben Hall and Stage Aurora Theatrical Company Announce the Formation of Stag Photo Darryl Reuben Hall and Stage Aurora Theatrical Company Announce the Formation of Stage Aurora NY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

There’s a new Theatre company in town! Darryl Reuben Hall and Stage Aurora Theatrical Company announced today the formation of Stage Aurora NY, with a mission “to enlighten the mind by way of diverse, faith-based and BIOP works.”

FUNNY GIRL Adds Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch & Jared Grimes; Previews Begin This March  Photo FUNNY GIRL Adds Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch & Jared Grimes; Previews Begin This March At the August Wilson Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2021

Excited for FUNNY GIRL's return to Broadway? We've got casting news today about Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch and Jared Grimes joining the cast for the first Broadway revival of FUNNY GIRL.

Photos: ACT of Connecticut Presents SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Photo Photos: ACT of Connecticut Presents SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021

Directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran, Stephanie Pope Lofgren (Pippin, Chicago), the electrifying musical celebration of 1950’s Rock n’ Roll began performances Thursday, September 30, 2021 and continues through Sunday, October 24, 2021 at ACT of CT (36 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877).

Jump Encore! Announces Full Cast and Crew For INTO THE WOODS Photo Jump Encore! Announces Full Cast and Crew For INTO THE WOODS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2021

The newly expanded Jump Encore! has announced its full cast and creative team for their inaugural production of Into the Woods! Jump Encore! has been producing children's productions for the last 8 years as part of Jump Dance Company in Lakewood Ranch.

Act Of Connecticut Kicks Off 2021-22 Season With SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Photo Act Of Connecticut Kicks Off 2021-22 Season With SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2021

ACT of Connecticut will welcome audiences back for their 2021-2022 Season with the record-breaking Broadway smash-hit musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, & More Join Kelly Clarkson in New 'Kellyoke' M Photo VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, & More Join Kelly Clarkson in New 'Kellyoke' Music Video
by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2021

Clarkson kicked-off season 3 of her talk show with a music video of imagine Dragon's hit song 'On Top of the World', featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Andre De Shields, Natalie Mendoza, Ben Vereen, and Joel Grey!

Groundlings Musical Sketch Show EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BARBARA Makes NYC Debut Photo Groundlings Musical Sketch Show EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BARBARA Makes NYC Debut
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2021

THE GREEN ROOM 42 presents the NYC premiere of “Everything's Coming Up Barbara” -- following a successful stint in Los Angeles at the famed Groundlings Theatre.

International Festival Of Musical Theatre Will Launch in Milan, Italy in Summer 2022- Photo International Festival Of Musical Theatre Will Launch in Milan, Italy in Summer 2022- Plus, Watch a Star-Studded Launch Video!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2021

More specifics including rules regarding eligibility and further logistic details will be announced in October 2021, including the Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient. Learn more about the festival here!

BWW Review: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'  THE FATS WALLER MUSICAL SHOW at Candlelight Music Thea Photo BWW Review: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' THE FATS WALLER MUSICAL SHOW at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Aug 9, 2021

Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, is a different juke box show from Candlelight’s previous production of BEEHIVE. From the rock n’ roll of 60’s we time travel back 30- years to the American jazz pianist Waller. His innovations in the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork for modern jazz piano. In 1922, at the tender age of 18, he produced his first piano roll, “Got To Cool My Doggies Now.” (I had to mention that only because the title cracked me up).

New Jump Encore! Announces Full Cast And Crew For INTO THE WOODS At Hunsader Farms Photo New Jump Encore! Announces Full Cast And Crew For INTO THE WOODS At Hunsader Farms
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021

The newly expanded Jump Encore! has announced its full cast and creative team for their inaugural production of Into the Woods! Jump Encore! has been producing children's productions for the last 8 years as part of Jump Dance Company in Lakewood Ranch.

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