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Bio:
Training: Art Educational School, London. Theatre credits: Ensemble & u/s Curly & Will in Oklahoma! (UK Tour), Ensemble & u/s Burt in Mary Poppins (Cameron Macintosh UK Tour); Prince in Cinderella (Stoke on Trent Regents Theatre); Kevin in Debbie Does Dallas (Edinburgh Festival); Ensemble & u/s ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Art Educational School, London. Theatre credits: Ensemble & u/s Curly & Will in Oklahoma! (UK Tour), Ensemble & u/s Burt in Mary Poppins (Cameron Macintosh UK Tour); Prince in Cinderella (Stoke on Trent Regents Theatre); Kevin in Debbie Does Dallas (Edinburgh Festival); Ensemble & u/s ... (read complete bio)
LIVING AND BREATHING by Mando Alvarado to be Streamed by Play-PerView Photo LIVING AND BREATHING by Mando Alvarado to be Streamed by Play-PerView
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021

Play-PerView has announced¬†the next streamed event with net proceeds benefitting RAICES (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services). On Saturday, July 10th at 7:00pm EST (on demand through July 14), Play-PerView will stream a LIVE performance of Living and Breathing by Mando Alvarado (‚ÄúVida,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúGreenleaf‚ÄĚ).

Evelyn Rubio Completes Fourth Studio Duet In 2020 Photo Evelyn Rubio Completes Fourth Studio Duet In 2020
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 4, 2021

The ever popular effervescent bi-lingual vocalist sax player Ms. Evelyn Rubio (Crossing Borders) closes out 2020 in the studio with Mr. Vincent Powell on his new release 'A Sunny Holiday'. 

New Federal Theatre Sets 2020 Poetry Jam This Month Photo New Federal Theatre Sets 2020 Poetry Jam This Month
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 8, 2020

On September 21 and 28 at 7:00 PM, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will present '2020 Poetry Jam: She Speaks, He Speaks, We Speak, Generations Speak.' 

Photo Flash:  IAMA Theatre Company Presents The World Premiere of MAMA METAL Photo Photo Flash:  IAMA Theatre Company Presents The World Premiere of MAMA METAL
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 20, 2019

A love letter to those who shape our lives, hold us together and break our hearts. IAMA Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Mama Metal, a joyfully irreverent black comedy by 2017 Humanitas Play LA award-winner Sigrid Gilmer that entwines issues of identity with pop culture icons to tell a truly unique mother-daughter story. Deena Selenow directs for a May 23 opening atAtwater Village Theatre, where performances will continue through June 23. Low-priced previews begin May 17.

MAMA METAL Set for Run at IAMA Theatre Company Photo MAMA METAL Set for Run at IAMA Theatre Company
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2019

A love letter to those who shape our lives, hold us together and break our hearts. IAMA Theatre Company presents theworld premiere of Mama Metal, a joyfully irreverent black comedy by 2017 Humanitas Play LA award-winner Sigrid Gilmer that entwines issues of identity with pop culture icons to tell a truly unique mother-daughter story. Deena Selenow directs for a May 23 opening atAtwater Village Theatre, where performances will continue through June 23. Low-priced previews begin May 17.

VIDEO: Will Smith Makes a Surprise Appearance Performing at Coachella Alongside Son J Photo VIDEO: Will Smith Makes a Surprise Appearance Performing at Coachella Alongside Son Jaden
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2019

Will Smith is back on stage! The rapper-turned-actor returned to the stage at Coachella, where he made a surprise appearance performing alongside his son Jaden Smith.

THE FAVOURITE, SCHITT'S CREEK Among Nominees for the GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS Photo THE FAVOURITE, SCHITT'S CREEK Among Nominees for the GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 25, 2019

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, announced today the nominees for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards live from the Sundance Film Festival. The 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Delta Air Lines, Gilead, and Ketel One Family-Made Vodka.

Ammunition Theatre Company Extends Revival Of THE TRAGEDY: A COMEDY - Two Performance Photo Ammunition Theatre Company Extends Revival Of THE TRAGEDY: A COMEDY - Two Performances Left!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2018

The acclaimed Ammunition Theatre Company has announced an extension of their wildly successful production by playwright D.G. Watson, THE TRAGEDY: A COMEDY. With notable director Ahmed Best. The unique comedy will continue their once a month performance (on Thursdays), atTHE PICO- 10508 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064. The last two performances will be July 19 and August 9, 2018. Tickets are on sale now at: www.ammotheatre.com

CHESS Enters Final Two Weeks at the Coliseum Photo CHESS Enters Final Two Weeks at the Coliseum
by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2018

The epic musical love story CHESS starring Michael Ball as Anatoly, Alexandra Burke as Svetlana, Cedric Neal as The Arbiter, Tim Howar asFreddie, Cassidy Janson as Florence and Phillip Browne as Molokov has just two weeks remaining of its limited West End season which must end on 2 June 2018.

Photo Flash:  First Look at Michael Ball and Alexandra Burke in CHESS at the London C Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Ball and Alexandra Burke in CHESS at the London Coliseum
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2018

The epic musical love story CHESS starring Michael Ball as Anatoly, Alexandra Burke as Svetlana, Cedric Neal as The Arbiter, Tim Howar as Freddie, Cassidy Janson as Florence and Phillip Browne as Molokov opens tonight, Thursday 26 April 2018 (Press night on Tuesday 1 May 2018) for a strictly limited 5 week season. Check out a first look at the production in the photos below!

Murray Head Withdraws from West End CHESS; Cedric Neal Joins Cast as 'The Arbiter' Photo Murray Head Withdraws from West End CHESS; Cedric Neal Joins Cast as 'The Arbiter'
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 5, 2018

Chess is coming back to the West End for the first time since 1986, opening at the London Coliseum on Thursday 26 April 2018 (Press night on Tuesday 1 May 2018) for a strictly limited 5 week season. The show will come without one of its previously announced cast members, however. BroadwayWorld has just learned that Murray Head has withdrawn from the production. A show representative explained:

Photo Flash: West End-Bound CHESS Begins Rehearsals - Full Cast Announced! Photo Photo Flash: West End-Bound CHESS Begins Rehearsals - Full Cast Announced!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 26, 2018

The first West End production of Chess since 1986 stars Michael Ball as Anatoly, Alexandra Burke as Svetlana, Murray Head as The Arbiter, Tim Howar as Freddie, Cassidy Janson as Florence and Philip Browne as Molokov. This epic musical love story will open at the London Coliseum on Thursday 26 April 2018 (Press night on Tuesday 1 May 2018) for a strictly limited 5 week season.

BWW TV: Amelia Lily To Reprise 'Princess Fiona' in SHREK THE MUSICAL UK Tour Photo BWW TV: Amelia Lily To Reprise 'Princess Fiona' in SHREK THE MUSICAL UK Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2017

SHREK THE MUSICAL today announces full casting for the major nationwide tour, with Amelia Lilyjoining the cast as 'Princess Fiona' from April 2018. As previously announced, Call the Midwife star Laura Main will also play 'Princess Fiona' at selected venues, sharing the role with Amelia while she continues filming on the current BBC series.

Photo Flash: First Look at WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM at Theatre of NOTE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM at Theatre of NOTE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Theatre of NOTE presents the west coast premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM, written by Trish Harnetiaux and directed by Megan A McGuane. WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM opened last night, August 17, and will run through Saturday, September 16 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Review: WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM to Step Inside Your Imagination Photo Review: WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM to Step Inside Your Imagination
by Shari Barrett - Aug 18, 2017

Now playing at Theatre of NOTE is the west coast premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM, written by Trish Harnetiaux and directed with constant, attention-getting movement by Megan A McGuane. In the small, black box theater, we discover Ms. White (Sierra Marcks), Mr. Paine (Chris Gardner), and Jennings (Sarah Lilly) shortly after they have arrived in a completely white room set designed by Amanda Knehans. It soon becomes apparent they have not met before nor do any of them know the reason they have been brought into this strange place. As the one-act play unfolds, we follow their journey as they attempt to figure out exactly what they are meant to do and the reason for their entrapment in such a strange place.

Theatre of NOTE presents West Coast Premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM Photo Theatre of NOTE presents West Coast Premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Theatre of NOTE announces its production of the west coast premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM, written by Trish Harnetiaux and directed by Megan A McGuane. WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM will preview Today and Saturday, August 11 and 12, at 8pm, and will open on Thursday, August 17 at 8pm and run through Saturday, September 16 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood.

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Knock Knock
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2017

BWW speaks to Niv Patel about bringing Knock Knock to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Theatre of NOTE presents West Coast Premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 14, 2017

Theatre of NOTE announces its production of the west coast premiere of WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM, written by Trish Harnetiaux and directed by Megan A McGuane. WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM will preview Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, at 8pm, and will open on Thursday, August 17 at 8pm and run through Saturday, September 16 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood.

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

With unprecedented access, filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou's incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen footage, rare archival photographs and videos and her own words.

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 16, 2017

With unprecedented access, filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou's incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen footage, rare archival photographs and videos and her own words.

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