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Date of Birth: December 04, 1959 (59)

Birth Place: Seattle, WA, USA
MadLab Announces Young Writers 2019MadLab Announces Young Writers 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

MadLab's Young Writers Short Play Festival, featuring a collection of ten short plays written by 10 area high school students, will take place July 12 - 27, 2019 at MadLab, 227 N. 3rd St., in Columbus. Admission is $18 for the general public, $15 for students and seniors and $13 for MadLab members. Tickets are available online at www.madlab.net. (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's CINDERELLA is a Lush FantasyBWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's CINDERELLA is a Lush Fantasy
by Tyler Hinton - Jul 4, 2019

Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA on Hale Centre Theatre's Centre Stage is a lush fantasy come to life. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shakespeare Theatre Company Celebrates Artistic Director, Michael KahnPhoto Flash: Shakespeare Theatre Company Celebrates Artistic Director, Michael Kahn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

On Sunday, June 16, Washington, D.C.'s theatre community gathered to celebrate the end of MICHAEL KAHN's 33-year tenure as Artistic Director of Shakespeare Theatre Company with musical and dramatic performances, special guests from the worlds of entertainment, politics, and media, and a mayoral proclamation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Urie, Patrick Page, Peter Dinklage And More Come Out For Red Bull Theater GalaPhoto Flash: Michael Urie, Patrick Page, Peter Dinklage And More Come Out For Red Bull Theater Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

The Eleventh Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit took place on Monday June 3rd, at 6pm, celebrating the company's 16th Season and honoring director Daniel Sullivan, actor Condola Rashad, and the American Theatre Wing with the 2019 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its Off-Broadway productions of The White Devil and Mac Beth, Revelation Readings series, and its Shakespeare in Schools initiative. (more...)

Access Theater Black Box Presents THE COMEDIAN'S TRAGEDYAccess Theater Black Box Presents THE COMEDIAN'S TRAGEDY
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Access Theater Black Box presents The Comedian's Tragedy, an edgy, supernatural love story about Aristophanes struggling with his muse in Ancient Greece, written by Matthew Amendt. Thirteen performances will be staged at the Access Theater Black Box, 380 Broadway, 4th Floor (bet. Walker and White Streets) in New York City from June 21-July 6, 2019. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Continues Its 2018-'19 Revelation Readings With A MOST DANGEROUS WOMANRed Bull Theater Continues Its 2018-'19 Revelation Readings With A MOST DANGEROUS WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the next REVELATION READING, Cathy Tempelsman's A Most Dangerous Woman, directed by Pamela Berlin: Julia Coffey, Carson Elrod, Stephen DeRosa, Andrew Garman, Ben Mehl, Rachel Pickup, Griffin Sharps, Derek Smith, David Ryan Smith, and Sara Topham.  This will take place on Monday April 15th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THE WHITE DEVILReview Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THE WHITE DEVIL
by Review Roundups - Apr 3, 2019

Red Bull Theater opened John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. Let's see what the critics had to say. (more...)

BWW Review: Director Louisa Proske Infuses John Webster's Blood-Soaked THE WHITE DEVIL With Contemporary Nihilistic AttitudeBWW Review: Director Louisa Proske Infuses John Webster's Blood-Soaked THE WHITE DEVIL With Contemporary Nihilistic Attitude
by Michael Dale - Apr 3, 2019

Perhaps if Jacobean playwright John Webster had access to hard-driving techno music and live-stream video technology, his blood-soaked revenge drama The White Devil might have had a successful 1612 premiere at London's Red Bull Theatre, as performed by the resident company, Queen Anne's Men. (more...)

Danny Bacher Stars In THE BEST HAS YET TO COME: The Songs Of Tony Bennett At The AxelrodDanny Bacher Stars In THE BEST HAS YET TO COME: The Songs Of Tony Bennett At The Axelrod
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) presents "The Best is Yet to Come," a tribute to the Tony Bennett songbook, on April 14 featuring star vocalist and saxophonist Danny Bacher, who recently appeared at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Red Bull Theater's THE WHITE DEVIL Opens SundayRed Bull Theater's THE WHITE DEVIL Opens Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Red Bull Theater will open John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets) this Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At THE WHITE DEVIL At Lucille Lortel TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look At THE WHITE DEVIL At Lucille Lortel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Red Bull Theater begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. (more...)

Performances Begin Tonight For THE WHITE DEVIL At The Lortel TheatrePerformances Begin Tonight For THE WHITE DEVIL At The Lortel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces MICHAEL KAHN AND FRIENDS- OFF THE RECORDShakespeare Theatre Company Announces MICHAEL KAHN AND FRIENDS- OFF THE RECORD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director Michael Kahn invites theatre-lovers to a series of intimate conversations about life in the D.C. theatre scene as he prepares to retire from the STC stage. Open, unrehearsed, and off the record, invited speakers will swap anecdotes and share memories about Michael Kahn's 33-years at Shakespeare Theatre Company. Following his career trajectory, the discussions will focus on three distinct eras in STC's history by mapping D.C.'s changing theatre scene. The first Michael Kahn and Friends: Off the Record will focus on the formation of The Shakespeare Theatre Company in its first location: Folger Theatre (1986-1992). (more...)

Red Bull Theater Announces Cast For THE WHITE DEVILRed Bull Theater Announces Cast For THE WHITE DEVIL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the first of its two upcoming Off-Broadway productions at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. (more...)

Hanover Wind Symphony Comes to The Bickford Theatre, 2/10Hanover Wind Symphony Comes to The Bickford Theatre, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

The Hanover Wind Symphony will perform a special concert entitled And the Trumpets Shall Sound at the Morris Museum on Sunday, February 10 at 2:00PM.  The concert will feature the Hanover Wind Symphony's trumpet section, and guest soloist, Michael R. Baker.  The concert is being held in conjunction with the museum's exhibition, Trumpets, Weird and Wonderful: Treasures from the National Music Museum, which is on view through Sunday, March 17, 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: Wil Love and Carl Schurr, Veteran Actors Of The Everyman TheatreBWW Interview: Wil Love and Carl Schurr, Veteran Actors Of The Everyman Theatre
by Charles Shubow - Dec 26, 2018

I have been a huge fan of both Wil Love and Carl Schurr for many years. They are currently both performing in Everyman Theatre's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST which ends its run Dec. 30, 2018. They have become two patriarchs of the Baltimore theatre scene. Since their meeting at Center Stage in 1971, they have performed, produced, and adapted hundreds of performances both regionally and nationally. Now in their 10th year as Resident Company Members at Everyman Theatre, Wil and Carl have plenty of war stories and advice to share. I connected with these two venerable performances to learn more about their story. (more...)

On The Rocks' Theatre Company's Festive Holiday Bar Pageant, Edelweiss, Returns To Dixon PlaceOn The Rocks' Theatre Company's Festive Holiday Bar Pageant, Edelweiss, Returns To Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2018

Back by popular demand, On The Rocks Theatre Company remounts their festive holiday bar pageant, Edelweiss, in the Dixon Place Lounge. The production is written by On The Rocks co-founders Christopher Ford & Dakota Rose with original music by their frequent collaborator Andrew R. Butler. Ms. Rose helms the production as director. Edelweiss will play four performances only - December 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd at 7:30p, in the Dixon Place Lounge. Admission is FREE. Tickets can be reserved by visiting www.dixonplace.org. (more...)

On The Rocks' Theatre Company's Festive Holiday Bar Pageant, Edelweiss, Returns To Dixon PlaceOn The Rocks' Theatre Company's Festive Holiday Bar Pageant, Edelweiss, Returns To Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Back by popular demand, On The Rocks Theatre Company remounts their festive holiday bar pageant, Edelweiss, in the Dixon Place Lounge. The production is written by On The Rocks co-founders Christopher Ford & Dakota Rose with original music by their frequent collaborator Andrew R. Butler. Ms. Rose helms the production as director. Edelweiss will play four performances only - December 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd at 7:30p, in the Dixon Place Lounge. Admission is FREE. Tickets can be reserved by visiting www.dixonplace.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH (PART TWO)Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents BACK TO METHUSELAH (PART TWO)
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 20, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group presented Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 2) on November 19. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos below! (more...)

On The Rocks' Theatre Company's Festive Holiday Bar Pageant, Edelweiss, Returns To Dixon PlaceOn The Rocks' Theatre Company's Festive Holiday Bar Pageant, Edelweiss, Returns To Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Back by popular demand, On The Rocks Theatre Company remounts their festive holiday bar pageant, Edelweiss, in the Dixon Place Lounge. The production is written by On The Rocks co-founders Christopher Ford & Dakota Rose with original music by their frequent collaborator Andrew R. Butler. Ms. Rose helms the production as director. Edelweiss will play four performances only - December 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd at 7:30p, in the Dixon Place Lounge. Admission is FREE. Tickets can be reserved by visiting www.dixonplace.org. (more...)

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