Chuck Cooper News

 
Date Of Birth:
November 08, 1954 (64)
Birth Place:
Cleveland, OH, USA
Bio:
Chuck won the Tony Award for his performance in Cy Coleman's The Life. He has been featured in 15 Broadway shows in every theatrical genre from Shakespeare to musical comedy. His most recent guest starring TV appearances include "Bull," "Power," "The Good Wife," "House of Cards" and "Madam ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: November 08, 1954 (64)

Birth Place: Cleveland, OH, USA

Bio:
Chuck won the Tony Award for his performance in Cy Coleman's The Life. He has been featured in 15 Broadway shows in every theatrical genre from Shakespeare to musical comedy. His most recent guest starring TV appearances include "Bull," "Power," "The Good Wife," "House of Cards" and "Madam ... (read more)
BWW TV: Raul Esparza, Jin Ha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! ROAD SHOWBWW TV: Raul Esparza, Jin Ha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! ROAD SHOW
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 18, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is  Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running July 24-27. Directed and choreographed by Will Davis, with music direction by James Moore, Road Show tells the somewhat true story of the Mizner brothers who inherit a small fortune at the turn of the 20th Century and set out to grab their piece of the American Dream in a country where anything seems possible. The production will star Chuck Cooper (Papa Mizner), Raul Esparza (Wilson Mizner), Jin Ha (Hollis Bessemer), Mary Beth Peil (Mama Mizner), and Brandon Uranowitz (Addison Mizner). (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Celebrates Pride with Keith's Favorite InterviewsPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Celebrates Pride with Keith's Favorite Interviews
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 28, 2019

Just in time for our 50th Anniversary of The Stonewall Riots that started the Gay Liberation Movement leading to the LGBTQIAA Community and countless numbers of PRIDE festivities happening all over the world, my podcast would like to take a moment and throw some love to some of the out and open performers working in theater today that have stopped by for a chat with me. (more...)

Encores! Sets Cast for ROAD SHOW; Raul Esparza, Brandon Uranowitz, and MoreEncores! Sets Cast for ROAD SHOW; Raul Esparza, Brandon Uranowitz, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Encores! Off-Center today announced casting for Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, the final production of the 2019 Encores! Off-Center series and conclusion of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

PBS Great Performances Will Film MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the ParkPBS Great Performances Will Film MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that PBS Great Performances will film tonight's performance of The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, to be broadcast at a later date.  (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' with the Cast of Off-Broadway's CAMP MORNING WOODPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' with the Cast of Off-Broadway's CAMP MORNING WOOD
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 18, 2019

A fresh and all-new(d) off-Broadway musical' is pitching its tent on 42nd Street! Camp Morning Wood, A Very Naked Musical launched a four-week limited engagement. I got a chance to sit with some of the performers and creatives in this campy, yet brave and heartfelt show. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Danielle Brooks and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Cast Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!Photo Coverage: Danielle Brooks and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Cast Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 13, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Kenny Leon, opened on Monday night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running through Sunday, June 23. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 12, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Kenny Leon, opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running through Sunday, June 23. (more...)

BWW Review: Kenny Leon Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING With Georgia Politics On His MindBWW Review: Kenny Leon Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING With Georgia Politics On His Mind
by Michael Dale - Jun 12, 2019

If, when the smoke clears on the Democratic Party's selection process, their next nominee for President of the United States turns out to be recent Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, history might point to director Kenny Leon's fun and stylish Shakespeare In The Park production of Much Ado About Nothing as the event that truly kick-started interest. (more...)

Review Roundup: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In The Park - See What The Critics Are SayingReview Roundup: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In The Park - See What The Critics Are Saying
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Kenny Leon, opens tonight at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running through Sunday, June 23. (more...)

BWW TV: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In The ParkBWW TV: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In The Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2019

See the all-black cast of the Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park production of much Ado About Nothing in action! (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' with Jessica Fontana on her Upcoming Cutting Room ConcertPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' with Jessica Fontana on her Upcoming Cutting Room Concert
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 10, 2019

Sometimes when you are a talented actor and just happened to be married to a newly minted Tony Award Winner, people might overlook that you, too, have a song in your heart and show for a stage. (more...)

VIDEO: CHOIR BOY Cast Performs 'Rockin' Jerusalem' at the TONY AWARDSVIDEO: CHOIR BOY Cast Performs 'Rockin' Jerusalem' at the TONY AWARDS
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

The men of Choir Boy showcase their impressive choreography in a captivating performance of 'Rockin' Jerusalem' during the 73rd Annual Tony Awards! (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' on the Red Carpet at the Drama DesksPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' on the Red Carpet at the Drama Desks
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 7, 2019

The penultimate award show leading up to the Tony Awards is the Drama Desk Awards. It is a celebration of both Broadway and Off Broadway theater. In addition to the standard performance prizes for acting, music, sets, writing, and costumes, there are other categories like, Fight Coordinating, Hair and Wigs, Projections, and more. I fortunately got a chance to work the Red Carpet and the Press Room. I love working the Drama Desk Awards, because I get the chance to meet some of the new voices that are making interesting and innovative theater. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Discusses the 2019 Tony Awards with Paul Winkler, Ken Finkelstein, Gregory AllenPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Discusses the 2019 Tony Awards with Paul Winkler, Ken Finkelstein, Gregory Allen
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 6, 2019

As you already know, the 2019 Tony Awards Show is coming this Sunday night, and of course, I have plenty to say about them, and it is so much more fun to dish with friends. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to BroadwayHD Founders, Broadway Producers Bonnie Comley, Stewart LanePodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to BroadwayHD Founders, Broadway Producers Bonnie Comley, Stewart Lane
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Jun 3, 2019

Multiple Award Winning (Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, etc.), Broadway power producing couple, and founders of Broadway HD, Bonnie Comley and Stewart Lane, stopped by for a chat about what's the latest happening with them and Broadway HD, including the release of the recent, West End Production of 42ND STREET, choreographed by Tony Award© Nominee, Randy Skinner, currently streaming on their service. (more...)

Web Series For Theatre Lovers Celebrates One-Year AnniversaryWeb Series For Theatre Lovers Celebrates One-Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2019

This week, NYC-based pianist, arranger, and music director Dan Pardo celebrates the one-year anniversary of his educational web series for musical theatre lovers, Pardo's Turn. Each 15-minute episode shines a light on a different showtune, starting with a brief musical analysis by Pardo, and followed by a discussion and casual performance alongside a special guest from the Broadway community. (more...)

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks Shakespeare in the Park's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGVIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks Shakespeare in the Park's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2019

Danielle Brooks was a guest on Friday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about the modern take of Shakespeare in the Park production of 'Much Ado About Nothing.' (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to Tony-Nominated Choreographer Randy SkinnerPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to Tony-Nominated Choreographer Randy Skinner
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - May 28, 2019

Randy Skinner is an award-winning director, choreographer, and performer whose work has encompassed Broadway, off-Broadway, regional, and Los Angeles productions. He sits with me to chat about his life, some of the many fabulous people that he'd worked with, and of course, the preservation of his work as a dancer and choreographer. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to Award Nominated Choreographers Lorin Latarro, Camille A. BrownPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to Award Nominated Choreographers Lorin Latarro, Camille A. Brown
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - May 27, 2019

I had the chance to sit with these fabulous two women nominated for their work in Choreography. First, 2019 Drama Desk Nominee, Lorin Latarro, for her work on last summer's TWELFTH NIGHT, and 2019 Tony Award Nominee, Camille A. Brown, for her work on CHOIR BOY. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to Drama Desk, Chita Rivera Award NomineesPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Talks to Drama Desk, Chita Rivera Award Nominees
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - May 26, 2019

Last week I went to the Drama Desk Award Nominations Reception at Green Room 42, here in NYC.  This is one of the last few events where you get to meet some of the newest folks doing theater OFF Broadway and On Broadway.  You also get a chance to chat to some of the actors who are nominated for this year's Tony Awards, as well. (more...)

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