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Date Of Birth:
February 22, 1950 (70)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
Ellen Greene is perhaps best known for creating the lovable Audrey in the Off-Broadway, Los Angeles and London productions of Little Shop of Horrors; she reprised the role in the 1986 film made at Pinewood Studios in the UK. Ellen's Broadway credits include Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 22, 1950 (70)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
Ellen Greene is perhaps best known for creating the lovable Audrey in the Off-Broadway, Los Angeles and London productions of Little Shop of Horrors; she reprised the role in the 1986 film made at Pinewood Studios in the UK. Ellen's Broadway credits include Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever ... (read complete bio)
Broadway From Home: 129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream Online This Fall Photo Broadway From Home: 129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream Online This Fall
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020

BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,

Podcast: Howard Ashman, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and more on THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCA Photo Podcast: Howard Ashman, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, and more on THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

Due to overexposure to wildly overdone musicals in community theatres (looking at you, SEUSSICAL), Sally and Ashley now have the Community Theatre Formula down to a jazz-handed science.

BWW Exclusive: John Lloyd Young Counts Down His Favorite Broadway Performances! Photo BWW Exclusive: John Lloyd Young Counts Down His Favorite Broadway Performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2020

Tony and Grammy Award-winner John Lloyd Young returns to The Space in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 3 with John Lloyd Young's Broadway, an intimate and unforgettable evening of Broadway favorites and classic showtunes. While we await he big night, we're getting inside John's head as he counts down ten Broadway performances that have excited, entertained, and inspired him throughout his life and career!

BWW Review: HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE��"CVLT STREAMS VISITING MR. GREEN, EXAMINE PSY Photo BWW Review: HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE��"CVLT STREAMS VISITING MR. GREEN, EXAMINE PSYCHOLOGY, MUSICAL STYLE AND CREATIVITY OF HAMILTON, PROJECT SING OUT!, and more
by Roy Berko - Aug 4, 2020

On Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26, CVLT will be streaming the archival video of Visiting Mr. Green for a pay-as-you-can admission. For details and advance reservation, visit https://cvlt.org/events/visiting-mr-green

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: July 25-26- with Sara Bareilles,
John Lloyd Young and  Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: July 25-26- with Sara Bareilles, John Lloyd Young and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2020

This weekend (July 25-26) in live streaming: Broadway gathers to support Joe Biden, Megan Hilty sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

Barbra Streisand, Kristin Chenoweth, Renee Elise Goldsberry and More Join Joe Biden F Photo Barbra Streisand, Kristin Chenoweth, Renee Elise Goldsberry and More Join Joe Biden Fundraising Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020

A star-studded lineup including, Barbra Streisand, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Kristin Chenoweth, John Legend, Jane Krakowski have joined the list of stage and screen stars who will appear on Joe Biden's next campaign fundraiser, Celebration for Change: 100 Days to Go.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1- Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF H Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 1- Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

Richard Jay-Alexander Chats With Theatre Legend Albert Poland About His Book STAGES,  Photo Richard Jay-Alexander Chats With Theatre Legend Albert Poland About His Book STAGES, Judy Garland, The Biz and More
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Jun 26, 2020

Getting on the phone with Albert Poland totally swept me away and into the world we love for a glorious 45 minutes...

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Hey, Mr. Producer; G Photo BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Hey, Mr. Producer; Guest Richard Jay-Alexander
by Ben Rimalower - May 11, 2020

In this very special QuaranStreams, Ben and Daniel talk to Broadway producer and director Richard Jay-Alexander about 'Hey, Mr. Producer!' the 1998 concert honoring Cameron Mackintosh. The concert featured performances by Bernadette Peters, Lea Salonga, Elaine Paige, Colm Wilkinson, Judi Dench, Jonathan Pryce, Ruthie Henshall, Ellen Greene, Michael Ball, Tom Lehrer and many more, including Julie Andrews as host. Richard Jay-Alexander served as Executive Director for the NYC office of producer Cameron Mackintosh and ran the North American operation for over a decade. Richard's recent directorial credits include 'Les Misérables' and 'Guys and Dolls,' both at the Hollywood Bowl. He has also staged concerts for superstars such as Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Bernadette Peters, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Kristin Chenoweth.

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Ellen Greene Photo BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Ellen Greene
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2020

In 2004, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations 2- a special concert event at Joe's Pub. Below, watch as Ellen Greene sings a classic, 'Somewhere That's Green.'

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Pittsburgh Public Theatre Doesn't Reinvent, But Photo BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Pittsburgh Public Theatre Doesn't Reinvent, But Doesn't Have To
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 3, 2020

There are enough fresh touches in this staging of an iconic musical to keep you from getting bored, but enough familiarity to keep you forever on the verge of singing along.

Taron Egerton & Scarlett Johansson in Talks to Join LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Remake; Bi Photo Taron Egerton & Scarlett Johansson in Talks to Join LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Remake; Billy Porter Favorite to Voice Audrey II
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 29, 2020

Comicbook.com reports that Taron Egerton and Scarlett Johansson have been offered roles in the upcoming 'Little Shop of Horrors' film remake. Egerton is in talks to play Seymour Krelborn, with Johansson offered the role of Audrey.

Previews for ROMEO & BERNADETTE: A MUSICAL TALE OF VERONA AND BROOKLYN Begin Tomorrow Photo Previews for ROMEO & BERNADETTE: A MUSICAL TALE OF VERONA AND BROOKLYN Begin Tomorrow Night
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in association with Eric Krebs will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, and directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen. Previews begin at the Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres 502 West 53rd Street (10th Avenue & 53rd Street) tomorrow night, Tuesday, January 14th at 7pm with an official opening on Thursday, January 23rd at 8pm. Performances will continue through February 16, 2020.

BWW Feature: BWW Cabaret Critics' 2019 Year-End Round Table Photo BWW Feature: BWW Cabaret Critics' 2019 Year-End Round Table
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 10, 2019

BWW Cabaret Editor invites the journalists on the team to an informal discussion about the art form of cabaret, their passion, and what excited them in 2019.

BWW Review: Broadway Mingles with Buffalo in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at STARRING BUFFA Photo BWW Review: Broadway Mingles with Buffalo in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at STARRING BUFFALO
by Michael Rabice - Nov 3, 2019

The most famous of man eating plants made a Halloween weekend appearance as LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS played out on the Shea's 710 Theatre stage Friday night. Under the auspices of the fledgling STARRING BUFFALO company, Buffalo was treated to it's second fully realized staged musical reading. Director Drew Fornarola has assembled three of Broadway's best young talents to visit the Queen City, work along side some of Buffalo's own finest actors, and mentor and perform with three of the areas High School choirs. After their fine inaugural production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME last year at Rockwell Hall, the change of venue seemed to work perfectly.

BWW TV: Come-a, Come-a, Come and Check Out Highlights from Opening Night of LITTLE SH Photo BWW TV: Come-a, Come-a, Come and Check Out Highlights from Opening Night of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 18, 2019

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle, opened just last night, October 17 at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd St, NYC), where it plays through January 19, 2020. We're taking you inside opening night below!

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with Jonathan Groff Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle & More!
by Linda Lenzi - Oct 18, 2019

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle, opened just last night, October 17 at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd St, NYC), where it plays through January 19, 2020. We're taking you inside opening night below!

Review Roundup: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Starring Groff, Borle & Blanchard - See What T Photo Review Roundup: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Starring Groff, Borle & Blanchard - See What The Critics Are Saying
by Review Roundups - Oct 17, 2019

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle, opens tonight at The Westside Theatre. See what the critics are saying!

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at TEXARTS Photo BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at TEXARTS
by Joni Lorraine - Oct 16, 2019

Based on the 1960 movie directed by Roger Corman, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by writer Howard Ashman and composer Alan Menken, is the marriage of a 60's love story and the apocalyptic sci-fi films of the era set to music.

Photo Flash: First Look at Jonathan Groff & More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Jonathan Groff & More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle, opens October 17 at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd St, NYC), where it plays through January 19, 2020. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

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