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Date Of Birth:
November 26, 1972 (44)
Birth Place:
Bryn Mawr, PA
Gender: Male
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Christopher Fitzgerald News

Date of Birth: November 26, 1972 (44)
Birth Place: Bryn Mawr, PA
Gender: Male
Tony Winner John Cullum to Join WAITRESS as 'Joe'Tony Winner John Cullum to Join WAITRESS as 'Joe'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The producers of the smash hit Waitress have announced that on October 5, 2017, Tony Award winner John Cullum will join the Broadway musical in the role of Joe, the cantankerous owner of Joe's Pie Diner, home to the titular pie-maker's extraordinary confections. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan JamesThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan James
by Theater People Podcast - Sep 11, 2017

On Monday, September 11, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Morgan James. For the episode, James shares her story of first moving to New York City to attend the Julliard School as a voice major. Attending Julliard had been a life-long dream and when she was wait listed, she had to get creative in order to make her admission a reality. After graduating and deciding to pursue a career in musical theater, James struggled to find work and had to figure out how she best fit into 'the business.' (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes CATS Star Tyler HanesThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes CATS Star Tyler Hanes
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 30, 2017

On Wednesday, August 30, Theater People podcast welcomes CATS star Tyler Hanes. Since making his Broadway debut as a teenager in 2002's OKLAHOMA, Hanes has racked up nine Broadway credits including HAIRSPRAY, THE BOY FROM OZ, SWEET CHARITY, A CHORUS LINE, and ON THE TOWN. (more...)

Will Swenson Will Return to WAITRESS as Earl This Fall!Will Swenson Will Return to WAITRESS as Earl This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have announced that on September 12, 2017 Tony Award nominee Will Swenson will return to the hit Broadway musical in the role of Earl, the ne'er-do-well husband, opposite Betsy Wolfe as Jenna, the titular pie-maker. Earl is currently played by Joe Tippett, who will play his final performance on September 10. (more...)

A.C.T.'s Master of Fine Arts Program to Sets 2017-18 Show LineupA.C.T.'s Master of Fine Arts Program to Sets 2017-18 Show Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Conservatory Director Melissa Smith announced today the 2017-18 production lineup and schedule for the Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Actress & Author Alexandra Silber and Tony-Winner Reed BirneyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Actress & Author Alexandra Silber and Tony-Winner Reed Birney
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 7, 2017

On Monday, August 7th Theater People podcast welcomes Alexandra Silber and Reed Birney in a two-part episode. In the first segment, Silber discusses her new novel 'After Anatevka' which tells the story of Hodel, the middle daughter in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, after the action of the beloved musical ends. Silber also discusses her career in The West End (THE WOMAN IN WHITE, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and on Broadway (MASTER CLASS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and shares how her life journey prepared her to write her book. In the second segment, Tony winner Reed Birney discusses his work in the provocative new production of 1984, a play based on George Orwell's 1949 novel. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes the Incomparable Julia MurneyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes the Incomparable Julia Murney
by Theater People Podcast - Jul 24, 2017

On Monday, July 24, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Julia Murney. Murney discusses growing up in New York City where she attended La Guardia High school during the year and the famed Stagedoor Manor during the summer. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Chats with BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Henry Lewis and Jonathan SayerThe Theater People Podcast Chats with BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer
by Theater People Podcast - Jul 10, 2017

On Monday, July 10, the Theater People podcast welcomes two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes and Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. For the first part of the episode, host Patrick Hinds chats with Osnes (who is making her fourth appearance on Theater People) about her work in BANDSTAND. Osnes, who has been with the show since it's very first reading, shares stories about how the show has developed, why she turned down other roles to stay with the piece, and a personal family story about why she feels so connected to the role. (more...)


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It's (Almost) Showtime! BEETLEJUICE Musical Will Get Developmental Lab This FallIt's (Almost) Showtime! BEETLEJUICE Musical Will Get Developmental Lab This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Say his name three times and he might just arrive on Broadway!Now according to an Equity casting notice, the show will get a developmental lab in September. The musical features music and lyrics by Eddie Perfect and a book by Anthony King & Scott Brown. Timbers remains on board for the project. Connor Gallagher will join the creative team as choreographer.  (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Chats with ANASTASIA's Derek KlenaThe Theater People Podcast Chats with ANASTASIA's Derek Klena
by Theater People Podcast - Jun 26, 2017

On Monday, June 26th, the Theater People podcast welcome's ANASTASIA star Derek Klena. For the podcast, Klena tells all about creating the role of Dmitri in the new Broadway production alongside his friend and CARRIE: THE MUSICAL co-star Christy Altomare. (more...)

Christopher Fitzgerald, Santino Fontana, Lindsay Mendez & More Will Take Part in I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE ReadingChristopher Fitzgerald, Santino Fontana, Lindsay Mendez & More Will Take Part in I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

There will be an industry-only staged reading of the 1962 musical I Can Get It For You Wholesale, based on the best-selling Jerome Weidman novel on Tuesday, June 6th. The musical has a score by Harold Rome (Fanny, Wish You Were Here, Destry Rides Again), book by Jerome Weidman (Fiorello!), revised book by John Weidman (Assassins, Pacific Overtures, Contact), music direction by David Chase (Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It), and direction by Trip Cullman (Six Degrees of Separation, Significant Other). (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 5, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, were held at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) just last night, June 4th. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Inside the Circle- Bette Midler & More Celebrate Big Wins at the OCC Awards!BWW TV Exclusive: Inside the Circle- Bette Midler & More Celebrate Big Wins at the OCC Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2017

Broadway's Danny Burstein, Katie Finneran and Christopher Fitzgerald served as gala award presenters at the 67th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony just last week, May 25th, at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the special day below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Sang Out! On Stage at Stars In The AlleyPhoto Coverage: The Stars Sang Out! On Stage at Stars In The Alley
by Walter McBride - Jun 3, 2017

STARS IN THE ALLEY, hosted by Tituss Burgess, presented its free outdoor concert yesterday in Shubert Alley, featuring the casts of ANASTASIA, BANDSTAND, COME FROM AWAY, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MISS SAIGON and more. BroadwayWorld was there to help celebrate the season and share music with the masses, check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage with DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ANASTASIA, and More at Stars In The AlleyPhoto Coverage: Backstage with DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ANASTASIA, and More at Stars In The Alley
by Walter McBride - Jun 3, 2017

STARS IN THE ALLEY, hosted by Tituss Burgess, presented its free outdoor concert yesterday in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets, featuring the casts of ANASTASIA, BANDSTAND, COME FROM AWAY, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MISS SAIGON and more. BroadwayWorld was backstage to catch up with everyone's favorite stars, check out the photos below! (more...)

Stephanie J. Block, Jenn Colella, and More to Take the Stage at 62nd Annual Drama Desk AwardsStephanie J. Block, Jenn Colella, and More to Take the Stage at 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards will feature performances from four productions from the 2016-2017 New York theatre season, and award presentations from some of the brightest stars in the theatre, it was announced today. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bette Midler, Jenn Colella and More Celebrate 67th Annual Outer Critics Circle Theatre AwardsPhoto Coverage: Bette Midler, Jenn Colella and More Celebrate 67th Annual Outer Critics Circle Theatre Awards
by Walter McBride - May 26, 2017

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre announced its award winners for the 2016-17 season in 27 categories earlier this month. Broadway's Danny Burstein, Katie Finneran and Christopher Fitzgerald served as gala award presenters at the 67th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony yesterday, May 25th, at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos below! (more...)

Brandon Uranowitz to Serve as STARS IN THE ALLEY Social Media Host; Performers Announced!Brandon Uranowitz to Serve as STARS IN THE ALLEY Social Media Host; Performers Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

STARS IN THE ALLEY is proud to announce that 2017 Tony Award Nominee for Falsettos Brandon Uranowitz will serve as social media correspondent for the 2017 concert. He will be on hand to cover the event live on Twitter and on Instagram bringing fans both exclusive backstage access and a unique perspective on all that's happening on stage and in the audience this year. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Chats with the Legendary Betty BuckleyThe Theater People Podcast Chats with the Legendary Betty Buckley
by Theater People Podcast - May 23, 2017

On Tuesday, May 23rd the Theater People podcast welcomes Tony winner and Broadway legend Betty Buckley. For the episode, Buckley shares hilarious and fascinating stories from her nearly five decades as a Broadway and West End star. She also shares cuts from her new album STORY SONGS. (more...)

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