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Date of Birth: December 04
BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Opens July 5 At Beef & Boards Photo BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Opens July 5 At Beef & Boards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2019

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre celebrates the legendary life and career of Buddy Holly this summer with its premiere production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, opening July 5.

The Iridium to Host 60th Anniversary of 'The Day the Music Died' Photo The Iridium to Host 60th Anniversary of 'The Day the Music Died'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 7, 2019

On January 31, 2019 The Iridium will host a tribute show commemorating the 60th anniversary of “The Day the Music Died.” THE NIGHT THE MUSIC LIVED recreates the last concert by the rock 'n' roll legends lost in the infamous plane crash on February 3, 1959, and features Todd Meredith as Buddy Holly, John Rodriguez as Ritchie Valens, and Chuck Caruso as The Big Bopper, performing classics like 'That'll Be The Day,' 'Peggy Sue,' 'It's So Easy,' 'La Bamba,' 'Donna,' and 'Chantilly Lace.”  Rockabilly band The Rave-Ons will be also be performing as well as other special guests.

BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA Sparks Hope at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Photo BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA Sparks Hope at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
by Melissa Hall - Oct 16, 2018

Don Quixote, the infamous errant knight questing to save those in need and fighting windmills because he sees giants in their frames. He is a familiar character to most of us. Man of La Mancha is a classic musical inspired by the Spanish story. Beef & Boards' current production of the show features Disney royalty in the titular role.

BWW Reviews: MEMPHIS at Fox PAC has Great Singing and Dancing but Something is Missing
by Audrey Liebross - Feb 17, 2015

The national tour of MEMPHIS features superb choreography and musical direction, as well as top-notch singing, dancing, and acting by the supporting case. However, despite the show's considerable strengths, the lead actors turn in mediocre performances, reducing the touring version's overall appeal.

BWW Preview: The Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside Will Host the 2010 Tony Best Musical Winner â€" MEMPHIS
by Audrey Liebross - Feb 8, 2015

The Fox Performing Arts Center (Fox PAC), in Riverside, will host the rollicking musical MEMPHIS, winner of the 2010 Best Musical Tony Award. The show features a Tony winning score by Bon Jovi's founding member and keyboardist David Bryan, lyrics by Bryan and Joe DiPietro, and book by Joe DiPietro. MEMPHIS will play three performances at Fox PAC, on Friday and Saturday, February 13th and 14th. The story focuses on the music scene in the 1950's south as Huey Calhoun, a white, illiterate DJ, struggles to introduce musical styles previously enjoyed only by black people to his white radio audience.

BWW Reviews: Dutch Apple's HAIRSPRAY Will Dance Into Your Hearts
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 3, 2014

Twist and shout your way through early 1960's Baltimore with the big-hearted, big-haired Tracy Turnblad and friends at Dutch Apple

BWW Reviews: Dutch Apple's SHREK - Big Music, Big Message, Big Green Ogre
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 2, 2014

Seventies R&B meets big ogres and small villains in the biggest, greenest show around

MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour Plays DuPont Theatre, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Man Of La Mancha returns to the stage in an all-new production of the Tony Award winning musical that has inspired audiences since the very first notes of 'The Impossible Dream' were heard on opening night. Man of La Mancha will be appearing at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware for eight (8) performances only, from today, March 25- 30, 2014.

BWW Reviews: The Impossible Dream Falls Flat in Lackluster MAN OF LA MANCHA at PPAC
by Robert Barossi - Feb 16, 2014

There are many excellent reasons why Man of La Mancha has been one of Broadway's most beloved and enduring musicals. Many of the show's songs are gorgeous and stunning, especially 'The Impossible Dream,' which has become a standard and taken on a life of its own, beyond the confines of the musical. A number of important and universal themes also run through the play, including religion vs. science, the power of imagination, the power of faith, and how believing in something can change us and change our lives. Unfortunately, many of those reasons, from the power of the music to the deeply human themes are absent in this lackluster and lifeless touring production. It's hard to say exactly why or how, but it's undeniable that something is missing. The electricity, the energy, the human connections are completely missing in this production where every line is a rote line reading and every song is robbed of any kind of emotional depth or connection.

MAN OF LA MANCHA Tour Journeys to PPAC This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

MAN OF LA MANCHA returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in an all-new production of the Tony Award winning musical that has inspired audiences since the very first notes of 'The Impossible Dream' were heard on opening night.

MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour to Play DuPont Theatre, 3/25-30
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 11, 2014

Man Of La Mancha returns to the stage in an all-new production of the Tony Award winning musical that has inspired audiences since the very first notes of "The Impossible Dream" were heard on opening night. Man of La Mancha will be appearing at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware for eight (8) performances only, from March 25- 30, 2014.

BWW Interview: Jessica Norland Dishes on Playing 'Aldonza' in MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour
by Jeff Davis - Jan 13, 2014

The new touring production of MAN OF LA MANCHA stops in Austin, TX this week, and star Jessica Norland recently answered several questions for BroadwayWorld regarding the production…

BWW Interviews: Jack Curenton Dreams Quixote's Impossible Dream in the National Tour of MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Jeff Davis - Jan 13, 2014

The new touring production of MAN OF LA MANCHA stops in Austin, TX this week, and star Jack E. Curenton recently answered several questions for BroadwayWorld regarding the production…

Photo Flash: First Look at Jack E. Curenton, Jessica Norland & More in MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 8, 2014

Man Of La Mancha returns to the stage in an all-new production of the Tony Award winning musical that has inspired audiences since the very first notes of 'The Impossible Dream' were heard on opening night. Performances began January 4th in Idaho Falls; subsequent tour stops include Yakima, WA, Kennewick, WA, Cerritos, CA, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Alto, NM, Prescott, AZ, Palm Desert, CA, Avon, CO, Riverside, CA, Ft. Smith, AR, Cape Girardeau, MO, Topeka, KS, St. Louis, MO, Gainesville, FL, Providence, RI, Richmond, KY, Sarasota, FL, Ft. Pierce, FL, Macon, GA, Hamlet, NC, Newberry, SC, Worcester, MA, Morgantown, WV, Greenvale, NY, Schenectady, NY, West Point, NY, Coral Springs, FL, Baltimore, MD, Elmira, NY, Burlington, VT, Rutland, VT, Portland, ME, Springfield, MA, Wilmington, DE and Green Bay, WI, with more cities to be announced. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!

MAN OF LA MANCHA Tour Journeys to PPAC, 2/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

MAN OF LA MANCHA returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in an all-new production of the Tony Award winning musical that has inspired audiences since the very first notes of 'The Impossible Dream' were heard on opening night.

Jack E. Curenton and Jessica Norland Lead MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour; Kicks Off Tonight in Idaho Falls
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2014

Man Of La Mancha returns to the stage in an all-new production of the Tony Award winning musical that has inspired audiences since the very first notes of 'The Impossible Dream' were heard on opening night. Performances begin tonight, January 4th in Idaho Falls; subsequent tour stops include Yakima, WA, Kennewick, WA, Cerritos, CA, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Alto, NM, Prescott, AZ, Palm Desert, CA, Avon, CO, Riverside, CA, Ft. Smith, AR, Cape Girardeau, MO, Topeka, KS, St. Louis, MO, Gainesville, FL, Providence, RI, Richmond, KY, Sarasota, FL, Ft. Pierce, FL, Macon, GA, Hamlet, NC, Newberry, SC, Worcester, MA, Morgantown, WV, Greenvale, NY, Schenectady, NY, West Point, NY, Coral Springs, FL, Baltimore, MD, Elmira, NY, Burlington, VT, Rutland, VT, Portland, ME, Springfield, MA, Wilmington, DE and Green Bay, WI.

BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Molly Coyne Leads!
by Christina Mancuso - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Ft. Myers/Naples! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends.

BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Coyne Leads!
by Christina Mancuso - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Ft. Myers/Naples! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends.

Jack E. Curenton and Jessica Norland Set to Lead MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour; Kicks Off 1/4 in Idaho Falls
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 17, 2013

Man Of La Mancha returns to the stage in an all-new production of the Tony Award winning musical that has inspired audiences since the very first notes of "The Impossible Dream" were heard on opening night. Performances begin January 4th in Idaho Falls; subsequent tour stops include Yakima, WA, Kennewick, WA, Cerritos, CA, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Alto, NM, Prescott, AZ, Palm Desert, CA, Avon, CO, Riverside, CA, Ft. Smith, AR, Cape Girardeau, MO, Topeka, KS, St. Louis, MO, Gainesville, FL, Providence, RI, Richmond, KY, Sarasota, FL, Ft. Pierce, FL, Macon, GA, Hamlet, NC, Newberry, SC, Worcester, MA, Morgantown, WV, Greenvale, NY, Schenectady, NY, West Point, NY, Coral Springs, FL, Baltimore, MD, Elmira, NY, Burlington, VT, Rutland, VT, Portland, ME, Springfield, MA, Wilmington, DE and Green Bay, WI, with more cities to be announced.

BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples Awards Update 12/13 - Molly Coyne Huge Lead!
by Christina Mancuso - Dec 13, 2013

Voting is now underway for Ft. Myers/Naples! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends.

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