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Birth Place:
Phoenix, AZ
Bio:
Born in Phoenix, AZ. Moved to the Chicago suburbs at age 10. Started theatre junior year at Libertyville High School as Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd. BFA at the University of Evansville. MFA at NYU's Grad Acting. First jobs out of school were an ensemble role in Shakespeare in the Park, and a ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Phoenix, AZ

Bio:
Born in Phoenix, AZ. Moved to the Chicago suburbs at age 10. Started theatre junior year at Libertyville High School as Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd. BFA at the University of Evansville. MFA at NYU's Grad Acting. First jobs out of school were an ensemble role in Shakespeare in the Park, and a ... (read complete bio)
Amazon's I'M YOUR WOMAN To Open Festival On Thursday, October 15 Photo Amazon's I'M YOUR WOMAN To Open Festival On Thursday, October 15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

Today, the American Film Institute (AFI) announced that the 34th edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will open with the World Premiere of the Amazon Original film  I'M YOUR WOMAN. 

I'M YOUR WOMAN Will Open the 34th AFI Festival Photo I'M YOUR WOMAN Will Open the 34th AFI Festival
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

Deadline reports that the Rachel Brosnahan-led film 'I'm Your Woman' will open at the AFI Fest.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Night of the Iguana!

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's Gala, Honoring Alan Cumming, Michael Kors & La Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Roundabout's Gala, Honoring Alan Cumming, Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 3, 2020

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company honored ​​​​​​​ Alan Cumming with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, and Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere with The Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. This year's gala 'The Life of the Party' featured a unique concert from Tony, Grammy & Emmy Award winner Cyndi Lauper, created exclusively for the special occasion.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for New Series LOCKE & KEY Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for New Series LOCKE & KEY
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father's death. As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them. From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House), the series is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family.

VIDEO: A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at The Public Theater Photo VIDEO: A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at The Public Theater
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Take a look at video from The Public Theater's A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and directed by Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis. This scorching new version of Kushner's first play began performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, October 29 with an official press opening on Monday, November 25. A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY was originally scheduled to close on December 8, but has now been extended twice through Sunday, December 22.

The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22 Photo The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a second and final extension today for the New York revival of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner. Directed by Oskar Eustis, this scorching new version of Kushner's first play began performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, October 29 with an official press opening on Monday, November 25. A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY was originally scheduled to close on December 8, but has now been extended twice through Sunday, December 22.

Netflix to Debut LOCKE AND KEY on February 7 Photo Netflix to Debut LOCKE AND KEY on February 7
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father's death.  As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them. From Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Meredith Averill (The Haunting of Hill House), the series is a coming-of-age mystery about love, loss, and the unshakable bonds that define family.

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLA Photo Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 26, 2019

The Young Man from Atlanta officially opened last night, November 24th in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). The Young Man from Atlanta is the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by two-time Academy Award winner and former Signature Residency One Playwright Horton Foote, directed by Michael Wilson.

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Photo Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 20, 2019

A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and directed by Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, just celebrated opening night.

I'M YOUR WOMAN Starring Rachel Brosnahan Adds Six to Cast and Sets Creative Team Photo I'M YOUR WOMAN Starring Rachel Brosnahan Adds Six to Cast and Sets Creative Team
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

The upcoming Amazon film “I'm Your Woman” starring Rachel Brosnahan has rounded out its cast, according to Variety.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

The Signature Theatre production of Curse of the Starving Class, by Sam Shepard and directed by Tony Award nominee Terry Kinney, runs to June, 2 2019 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing SquareSignature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Laura Osnes, Andy Mientus and More Set for Roundabout's 5th Annual CASINO NIGHT Photo Laura Osnes, Andy Mientus and More Set for Roundabout's 5th Annual CASINO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company will host their fifth annual Casino Night, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd St). All proceeds benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's many programs, including the Education programs, the Theatrical Workforce Development Program and Artist Residencies.

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre's Spring Gala Honors Michael Corbat Photo Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre's Spring Gala Honors Michael Corbat
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 12, 2019

Just last night, the Signature Theatre held its Annual Gala at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The event honored Citi CEO Michael Corbat and celebrated the millionth subsidized ticket offered under the groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative.

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of FABULATION Photo Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of FABULATION
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 11, 2018

The Signature Theatre production of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine, by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and Residency 1 playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award-winner Lileana Blain-Cruz, opened just last night, December 10.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Coen Brothers' THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Coen Brothers' THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2018

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a six-part Western anthology film, a series of tales about the American frontier told through the unique and incomparable voice of Joel and Ethan Coen. Each chapter tells a distinct story about the American West.

Photo Flash: Remembering the Late Joe Masteroff Photo Photo Flash: Remembering the Late Joe Masteroff
by Walter McBride - Oct 1, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Joseph Masteroff, the Tony-winning librettist of the international musical classics, Cabaret and She Loves Me, died on September 28th 2018 at the Actors Fund Home in Engelwood, New Jersey. He was 98 years old.

NewFest 2018 Announces Full Lineup For Their 30th Anniversary Photo NewFest 2018 Announces Full Lineup For Their 30th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Following the announcement of their Opening Night Film, Yen Tan's award-winning AIDS drama 1985, NewFest today announced the full lineup of their 30th annual celebration of the year's best LGBT films from around the world. The program of more than 140 narrative features, documentaries, episodic series and shorts runs from October 24-30 at the SVA Theatre, Cinépolis Chelsea, and The LGBT Community Center in New York City.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen's THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen's THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2018

Netflix has released the trailer for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a film from Joel and Ethan Coen, launching in select theaters and on Netflix on November 16, 2018.

The London Film Festival Announces Full Lineup, Opening with European Premiere of Ste Photo The London Film Festival Announces Full Lineup, Opening with European Premiere of Steve McQueen's WIDOWS
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The 62nd BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® today announces its full programme, featuring a diverse selection of 225 feature films from both established and emerging talent. This 12-day celebration of cinema illustrates the richness of international filmmaking, with films to delight and entertain audiences, and also films that probe and interrogate issues of significance.

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