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Birth Place:
Phoenix, AZ
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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 more)
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@BillHeckyes - 10/17/19 03:17pm Just got back from the dentist’s office and was told to not “bite apples” what is going on with these people


@BillHeckyes - 10/15/19 10:51am Just got a very hip coffee that tasted exactly like wet dog yes I finished it.


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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 more)
Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASSPhoto 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). (more...)

Laura Osnes, Andy Mientus and More Set for Roundabout's 5th Annual CASINO NIGHTLaura 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. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre's Spring Gala Honors Michael CorbatPhoto 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. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of FABULATIONPhoto 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. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Coen Brothers' THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGSVIDEO: 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Late Joe MasteroffPhoto 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. (more...)

NewFest 2018 Announces Full Lineup For Their 30th AnniversaryNewFest 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. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen's THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGSVIDEO: 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. (more...)

The London Film Festival Announces Full Lineup, Opening with European Premiere of Steve McQueen's WIDOWSThe 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shakespeare in the Park's OTHELLO Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: Shakespeare in the Park's OTHELLO Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Othello opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Public Theater's OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Public Theater's OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 19, 2018

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Othello opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through Sunday, June 24.  (more...)

Photo Flash: James Earl Jones, Amanda Plummer, and More Lead Reading of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANAPhoto Flash: James Earl Jones, Amanda Plummer, and More Lead Reading of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Acting Company presented its one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11. (more...)

Dana Delany, James Earl Jones and More Reunite for One-Night-Only Benefit Reading Of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANADana Delany, James Earl Jones and More Reunite for One-Night-Only Benefit Reading Of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

The Acting Company announces the full cast of its one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama,at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11. (more...)

James Earl Jones, Amanda Plummer, Dana Delany & More To Star In The Acting Company's Benefit Reading Of Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANAJames Earl Jones, Amanda Plummer, Dana Delany & More To Star In The Acting Company's Benefit Reading Of Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Acting Company presents a one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11. Directed by Michael Wilson, the acclaimed Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner, the performance reunites much of the cast and creative team from last season's critically acclaimed production at the American Repertory Theatre.  (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Fourth Annual Casino NightRoundabout Theatre Company Announces Fourth Annual Casino Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

On Monday, May 7, Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) will host their fourth 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. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Gala Celebrates Edward Albee and Michael RauchPhoto Coverage: Signature Theatre Gala Celebrates Edward Albee and Michael Rauch
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 13, 2018

Just last night, the Signature Theatre held its Annual Gala at The Pershing Square Signature Center (located at 480 West 42nd Street between 9th & 10th Avenues). The event celebrated the late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee and honored the passionate and visionary leadership of former President of the Signature Board of Trustees, Michael Rauch.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Associates of The National Theatre Host Gala Celebrating ANGELS IN AMERICAPhoto Coverage: American Associates of The National Theatre Host Gala Celebrating ANGELS IN AMERICA
by Walter McBride - Mar 12, 2018

The National Theatre and the American Associates of the National Theatre hosted an exclusive fundraising gala to celebrate the arrival of the National Theatre's acclaimed production of Angels in America, A Gay Fantasia on National Themes on Broadway on Sunday, March 11. (more...)

Stan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Raises Suicide Awareness in NYC TonightStan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Raises Suicide Awareness in NYC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Producers R. Erin Craig, La Vie Productions, Amy Blavin, The Diane Orley Mental Wellness Institute, Jane Dubin, and One Company present prolific television writer and producer Stan Zimmerman's Right Before I Go., making its New York City premiere with a benefit performance tonight, November 2, 2017 at Town Hall (123 W 43rd Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAINPhoto Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 24, 2017

Signature Theatre presents Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Obie Award-winner Mark Brokaw. This is the first NYC production of this play since its debut in 2000, when The New York Times' Ben Brantley called the play 'written in fire,' and wrote that 'plays of this ilk automatically raise the body -- and mind -- temperature of New York theatre.' (more...)

Stan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Slates NYC Performance for Suicide AwarenessStan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Slates NYC Performance for Suicide Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Producers R. Erin Craig, La Vie Productions, Amy Blavin, The Diane Orley Mental Wellness Institute, Jane Dubin, and One Company announced today that prolific television writer and producer Stan Zimmerman's Right Before I Go. will make its New York City premiere with a benefit performance on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Town Hall (123 W 43rd Street). (more...)

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