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Date Of Birth:
April 22, 1926 (95)
Birth Place:
Milwaukee, WI, USA
 
Date of Birth: April 22, 1926 (95)

Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI, USA
Writer, Producer, Director and Actor, Ernest Thompson, Signs With Roth & Associates E Photo Writer, Producer, Director and Actor, Ernest Thompson, Signs With Roth & Associates East Inc.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2021

His work has been nominated for a Tony, an Emmy and a British Academy Award. His more than 35 plays have been seen in theatres around the world.

BWW Review: Leanne Borghesi Answers The Question, ‚ÄúWhere The Hell Has She Been?‚ÄĚ  Photo BWW Review: Leanne Borghesi Answers The Question, ‚ÄúWhere The Hell Has She Been?‚ÄĚ With BORGHESI'S BACK! At Don't Tell Mama
by Bobby Patrick - Jun 22, 2021

Though her setlist consists of very familiar hit songs from Broadway and pop repertoires, the particular selections and where they intersect with her On The Road Again act brought surprise after surprise and laughs on top of laughs. Seriously, who puts Moonraker (a James Bond Theme) in their nightclub act if their name ain’t Bassey?

New Musical THE SECRET OF CAMP ELLIOTT To Premiere As 90th Annual Waa-Mu Show Photo New Musical THE SECRET OF CAMP ELLIOTT To Premiere As 90th Annual Waa-Mu Show
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2021

The 90th annual Waa-Mu Show presents THE SECRET OF CAMP ELLIOTT; to be performed virtually June 2021.

90th Annual Waa-Mu Show Will Present THE SECRET OF CAMP ELLIOTT Photo 90th Annual Waa-Mu Show Will Present THE SECRET OF CAMP ELLIOTT
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2021

The co-chairs of Northwestern University's 90th annual Waa-Mu Show have announced the title and theme for its upcoming production. ‚ÄúThe Secret of Camp Elliott,‚ÄĚ a supernatural mystery musical following three friends at summer camp in 1977. The production will be filmed and available for streaming June 9-20.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 21 - MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, ESTEL Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 21 - MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, ESTELLA SCROOGE Cast Recording, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2020

This week's list includes the songbook to Moulin Rouge! the Musical. Also, check out the Estella Scrooge cast album featuring Danny Burstein, Betsy Wolfe, Lauren Patten, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and more.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 16 - Lea Salonga, Josh Groban, LES Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 16 - Lea Salonga, Josh Groban, LES MISERABLES, HADESTOWN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes new music from Josh Groban and Lea Salonga, plus the cast recording of Les Miserables: The Staged Concert, and a holiday album from the cast of Hadestown!

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 Kaitlin Milligan - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 info@gingoldgroup.org.

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 A.A. Cristi - 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 Julie Musbach - 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 Robert Diamond - 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. 

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