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Date of Birth: April 22, 1926 (94)

Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI, USA
Former Child Actors Mackenzie Phillips, Mindy Cohn, Glenn Scarpelli, and Jill Whelan  Photo Former Child Actors Mackenzie Phillips, Mindy Cohn, Glenn Scarpelli, and Jill Whelan Shared Their Audition Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Thursday night (8pm) with the Child Stars of TV reunion featuring Mackenzie Phillips (Julie Cooper on 'One Day At A Time'), Glenn Scarpelli (Alex Handris on 'One Day At A Time'), Mindy Cohn (Natalie Green on 'The Facts of Life') and Jill Whelan (Vicki Stubing on 'The Love Boat').

Reelz Packs March 2020 with a Spotlight on Stars of Movies, TV and Music Photo Reelz Packs March 2020 with a Spotlight on Stars of Movies, TV and Music
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

REELZ today announced new programming for March 2020 with three new original specials, five new episodes of returning original series Autopsy: The Last Hours of... , the U.S. premiere of documentary ABBA: Secrets of Their Greatest Hits and the REELZ premiere of Dolly Parton: Here She Comes Again! Every Sunday in March a new episode of Autopsy: The Last Hours of... premieres celebrating the lives and examining the untimely deaths of celebrities including disco sensation Andy Gibb, Diff'rent Strokes star Dana Plato, WWE champion Chris Benoit, Academy Award(R) winning actress Audrey Hepburn and country music legend Glen Campbell. Natalie Morales hosts two new original Behind Closed Doors specials about hit family sitcom The Facts of Life and romantic comedy Pretty Woman which marks its 30th anniversary since hitting the big screen in March 1990. New original special House of Horrors: The Friends Speak explores the Turpin family nightmare in which 13 children were abused by their parents for decades.

The 89th Annual Waa-Mu Show Announces STATE OF THE ART Photo The 89th Annual Waa-Mu Show Announces STATE OF THE ART
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

The co-chairs of Northwestern University's 89th annual Waa-Mu Show announced the title and theme for its upcoming production. 'State of the Art,' a tale of street artists and city elites clashing over free expression, will run May 1 to 10, 2020 at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., on the Evanston campus.

The 89th Annual Waa-Mu Show Will Present STATE OF THE ART Photo The 89th Annual Waa-Mu Show Will Present STATE OF THE ART
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

The co-chairs of Northwestern University's 89th annual Waa-Mu Show have announced the title and theme for its upcoming production. a?oeState of the Art,a?? a tale of street artists and city elites clashing over free expression, will run May 1 to 10, 2020 at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., on the Evanston campus.

BWW Review: TO LIFE! CELEBRATING SHELDON HARNICK at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Thea Photo BWW Review: TO LIFE! CELEBRATING SHELDON HARNICK at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
by Bobby Patrick - Sep 17, 2019

The American Songbook Association pays tribute to Sheldon Harnick, legendary Broadway songwriter of Fiddler on The Roof, She Loves Me and more.

The Players Presents A Pipe Night Honoring Joe Iconis On Monday Photo The Players Presents A Pipe Night Honoring Joe Iconis On Monday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

The Players announces its next Pipe Night, honoring Tony Award-nominated composer and writer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill). A favorite Players tradition that has celebrated significant cultural figures for over a century, the Pipe Night for Mr. Iconis will be held on Monday, September 9th starting at 6:30 pm at The Players, located at 16 Gramercy Park South. 

Barbara Minkus Brings Her One-Woman Show 18 MINUTES OF FAME to The Pico Playhouse Photo Barbara Minkus Brings Her One-Woman Show 18 MINUTES OF FAME to The Pico Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Join Broadway, film and television star Barbara Minkus (www.barbaraminkus.com) as she shares an intimate show of personal moments, funny and poignant songs and her remarkable stories working with luminaries like Danny Kaye, Merv Griffin, Jerry Lewis, and Charlotte Rae.

Annette Warren To Play Catalina Jazz Club, Age 96 Photo Annette Warren To Play Catalina Jazz Club, Age 96
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Annette Warren, the "secret" singing voice of Ava Gardner and Lucille Ball in such films as the MGM classic "Show Boat," and a nightclub, TV and recording star whose career spans the past 70 years, will return to the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Tuesday, Feb. 19 with a the premiere performance of her new show, Professor Bob and the Old Broad, joined by accompanist Bob Remstein. 

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2018 Photo Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2018
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year.

Friends And Colleagues To Gather Together to Celebrate the Life and Career of Charlot Photo Friends And Colleagues To Gather Together to Celebrate the Life and Career of Charlotte Rae
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Friends of Charlotte will gather for a celebration of her life and distinguished career on Broadway, films and television on Thursday, November 1.  Charlotte passed away on August 5th.  The New York City invitational Celebration is hosted by Ted Seifman, Jim Brochu, David Staller and Ted Snowdon.  For more information 212 355-7823 or [email protected]

Debbie Allen, Garrett Clayton, Ari Graynor, Kenny Ortega Join The Actors Fund's 5th A Photo Debbie Allen, Garrett Clayton, Ari Graynor, Kenny Ortega Join The Actors Fund's 5th Annual LOOKING AHEAD AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Actors Fund has announced a star-studded lineup for the 2018 Looking Ahead Awards hosted by Garrett Clayton ("Hairspray Live!," "Teen Beach Movie") and Ashley Argota ("The Fosters") on Sunday, October 28 from 4-8pm at the magnificent Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. The fifth annual gala, which raises support and awareness for The Actors Fund's Looking Ahead Program, features exciting "blue carpet" arrivals, cocktail hour, gourmet dinner, awards ceremony and live performances. Tickets are now on sale at www.actorsfund.org/LookingAheadAwards

The Actors Fund's 2018 Looking Ahead Awards To Honor Cast of ANDI MACK, Raven-Symoné Photo The Actors Fund's 2018 Looking Ahead Awards To Honor Cast of ANDI MACK, Raven-Symoné & Monique Coleman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today that the 2018 Looking Ahead Awards will honor the cast of Disney Channel's 'Andi Mack,' Raven-Symone and Monique Coleman on Sunday, October 28 from 4-8pm at the magnificent Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. The fifth annual celebration, which raises support and awareness for The Actors Fund's Looking Ahead Program, features exciting 'blue carpet' arrivals, cocktail hour, gourmet dinner and celebrity-studded awards ceremony.

Tony and Emmy Nominee Charlotte Rae Dies at 92 Photo Tony and Emmy Nominee Charlotte Rae Dies at 92
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2018

Tony and Emmy nominated actress, comedienne and singer, Charlotte Rae passed away in her Los Angeles home, surrounded by family, on August 5th, 2018

Sony to Reboot the FACTS OF LIFE Photo Sony to Reboot the FACTS OF LIFE
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Sony Pictures Television is in early talks to reboot the Facts of Life, according to The Holywood Reporter. The Diff'rent Strokes spinoff originally aired on NBC for nine seasons. No network is attached and the search for a writer has begun. 

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean, Lorna Luft & More Party at the Actors Fund 22nd Annual Tony Aw Photo BWW TV: Shoshana Bean, Lorna Luft & More Party at the Actors Fund 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Gala in LA!
by Michael Sterling - Jun 15, 2018

For its 22nd consecutive year, the west coast Actors Fund celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at their 22nd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Party on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. This year's gala honored Tony-nominated book writer ('Wicked') and Emmy-nominated writer and producer ('My So Called Life') Winnie Holzman with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. Kirsten Vangsness hosted with special appearances by Shoshana Bean, Wilson Cruz, Paul Dooley and Jessica Marie Garcia. BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling caught the action on the 'green' carpet with many of the night's celebrity guests for BWW TV Los Angeles.

Stage & Screen Legend Patricia Morison Dies at 103 Photo Stage & Screen Legend Patricia Morison Dies at 103
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018

Stage and screen star, Patricia Morison died today at the age of 103 at home in Los Angeles of natural causes. A stage icon and legend best known for her starring roles in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and The King & I opposite Yul Brynner, she established an indelible mark in films with a reputation as a the villainous femme fatale with large blue eyes and extremely long, dark hair that made her a favorite of studios and fans alike. 

Jan Grice Presents The Fabulous Flo Hayle In ENCORES! Photo Jan Grice Presents The Fabulous Flo Hayle In ENCORES!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre invites audiences to experience ENCORES!, a special one-time only performance by the legendary Flo Hayle on the BST Mainstage Saturday April 21st at 2:00pm. Producer Jan Grice and Musical Director Jay Kerr join Ms. Hayle for a potpourri of terrific tunes and fascinating tales in celebration of her 89th trip around the sun!

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses KWAMINA, APPLAUSE, and More Photo Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses KWAMINA, APPLAUSE, and More
by Behind the Curtain - Jan 3, 2018

Looking back at Cole Porter's Happy New Year. The joys of resolutions. Discussing Applause and the length of those songs. Fangirling on social media. Saraving Under The Influence. The backstage saga of Kwamina. Richard Adler and Sally Anne Howes have some 'creative differences.' Party lines are not so fun. Finding a Law and Order with a laugh track. Charlotte Rae wants to love Little Miss Pioneer. Lainie Kazan gets dumped for Katherine Helmond while Jean Stapleton stands by. George S. Irving sings a solo and 142 Tickets on the Aisle.

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Director and Author Isaac Klein Photo Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Director and Author Isaac Klein
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Dec 19, 2017

Director Isaac Klein stops by the studio to talk about his new book, SCHOOL OF DOING, featuring the lessons of Master Teacher, Director, and personal mentor, Gerald Freedman.

Photo Flash: The Actor's Fund Celebrates 2017 Looking Ahead Awards Photo Photo Flash: The Actor's Fund Celebrates 2017 Looking Ahead Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The Actors Fund's Looking Ahead Program, which helps professional young performers and their families address the unique challenges of working in the entertainment industry, celebrated the 2017 Looking Ahead Awards with a star-studded gala on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood, CA. BroadwayWorld has photos below!

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