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Date of Birth: January 13, 1930 (90)

Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Photo Flashback: Cherry Jones Stars in THE HEIRESS in 1995 Photo Photo Flashback: Cherry Jones Stars in THE HEIRESS in 1995
by Walter McBride - Apr 27, 2020

We're taking a trip down memory lane by continuing our Photo Flashback series, featuring vintage pics from the archives of BroadwayWorld photographer Walter McBride.Today, check out photos of stage and screen star Cherry Jones, leaving the Cort Theatre after a performance of The Heiress on March 1, 1995. 

Chita Rivera, Hal Prince Tribute, Performances And More Announced For BROADWAY BLESSI Photo Chita Rivera, Hal Prince Tribute, Performances And More Announced For BROADWAY BLESSING At The Actor's Chapel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

Designed as a program of song, dance and story to celebrate the spirit of the new theater season, BROADWAY BLESSING was founded by Retta Blaney and started in 1997.

Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Ce Photo Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference.

Sarah Stiles, Ephraim Sykes Receive 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards Photo Sarah Stiles, Ephraim Sykes Receive 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

The Actors' Equity Foundation's 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards for most promising female and male performers on the New York metropolitan scene have gone to Sarah Stiles (Tootsie) and Ephraim Sykes (Ain't Too Proud:The Life and Times of The Temptations).  The announcement was made by Judy Rice, president of the Foundation, which administers the awards.

Judith Light and Tony Kushner to Be Honored with DGF's Evans-Kingsley Awards Photo Judith Light and Tony Kushner to Be Honored with DGF's Evans-Kingsley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Actress Judith Light and playwright Tony Kushner are set to receive DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards. Former DGF Fellow, Oliver Houser, also announced as recipient of the DGF Stephen Schwartz Award.

Photo Flash: First Look At A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 At Maltz Jupiter Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look At A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 At Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

When Henrik Ibsen's Nora slammed the door shut on her marriage in A Doll's House, it was said to be the slam heard around the world.

Gay Wartime Love Story FLOWER OF IOWA Selected For Finals Gala On Theatre Row Photo Gay Wartime Love Story FLOWER OF IOWA Selected For Finals Gala On Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Flower of Iowa, a bold new World War I drama about an unexpected and forbidden love between two soldiers - one American, one British - has been selected as one of the seven finalists at the 2018 New York New Works Theatre Festival, from a field of nearly 50 productions. Judging was determined by a panel of theatre professionals and by audience votes.

Gay Love Story in Wartime FLOWER OF IOWA Set to Premiere at New Works Festival Photo Gay Love Story in Wartime FLOWER OF IOWA Set to Premiere at New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

A bold new drama about World War I and an unexpected and forbidden love between two soldiers - one American, one British - will have its world premiere at the 2018 New York New Works Theatre Festival.

Historic Women Playwrights Honored In Boston Photo Historic Women Playwrights Honored In Boston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE presents an evening of scenes from women's plays of the past, performed by renowned actors April Matthis (Lear; The Sound and the Fury; April Seventh, 1928), Maryann Plunkett (Blue Valentine, The Apple Family Plays) and Jay O. Sanders (Blindspot, The Apple Family Plays) directed by Joan Vail Thorne, founder of History Matters/Back to the Future.

Matthis, Plunkett, and Sanders to Perform from Historic Female Playwrights Photo Matthis, Plunkett, and Sanders to Perform from Historic Female Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

HISTORY MATTERS/BACK TO THE FUTURE presents an evening of scenes from women's plays of the past, performed by renowned actors April Matthis (Lear; The Sound and the Fury; April Seventh, 1928), Maryann Plunkett (Blue Valentine, The Apple Family Plays) and Jay O. Sanders (Blindspot, The Apple Family Plays) directed by Joan Vail Thorne, founder of History Matters/Back to the Future.

The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and  Photo The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference.

Ashley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent Award Photo Ashley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent Award
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The Actors' Equity Foundation's 2018 Clarence Derwent Awards for most promising female and male performers on the New York metropolitan scene have gone to Ashley Park (Mean Girls, KPOP) and Sean Carvajal (Jesus Hopped the A Train).

BWW Review: ON GOLDEN POND at PALM BEACH DRAMAWORKS Photo BWW Review: ON GOLDEN POND at PALM BEACH DRAMAWORKS
by John Lariviere - Feb 4, 2018

When playwright Ernest Thompson was growing up, he and his family summered at a lakefront cabin in Maine. That special place was the inspiration for On Golden Pond, his lots extraordinarily popular, bittersweet play about love and aging, recrimination and reconciliation.

Theatre And Film Talent Agent Jeff Hunter Dies At Age 91 Photo Theatre And Film Talent Agent Jeff Hunter Dies At Age 91
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Former theatrical and motion picture talent agent Jeff Hunter died on Saturday, January 27, at age 91.

Photo Flash: Palm Beach Dramaworks presents ON GOLDEN POND Photo Photo Flash: Palm Beach Dramaworks presents ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

When playwright Ernest Thompson was growing up, he and his family summered at a lakefront cabin in Maine. That special place was the inspiration for On Golden Pond, his extraordinarily popular, bittersweet play about love and aging, recrimination and reconciliation. Since its Broadway premiere in 1979, the play has been seen in more than 40 countries, and performed in some 30 languages. On Golden Pond opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks onFebruary 2 and continues through February 25, with specially priced previews on January 31 and February 1.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents ON GOLDEN POND Photo Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

When playwright Ernest Thompson was growing up, he and his family summered at a lakefront cabin in Maine. That special place was the inspiration for On Golden Pond, his extraordinarily popular, bittersweet play about love and aging, recrimination and reconciliation. Since its Broadway premiere in 1979, the play has been seen in more than 40 countries, and performed in some 30 languages. On Golden Pond opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks onFebruary 2 and continues through February 25, with specially priced previews on January 31 and February 1.

LGBT Drama IN LOVE WITH THE ARROW COLLAR MAN Begins Tonight at Theatre 80 Photo LGBT Drama IN LOVE WITH THE ARROW COLLAR MAN Begins Tonight at Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

A bold new drama about pioneering 20th-century gay illustrator J.C. Leyendecker will have its world premiere at the famed Theatre 80 St Marks in the East Village in November.

LGBT Drama IN LOVE WITH THE ARROW COLLAR MAN to Play Theatre 80 Photo LGBT Drama IN LOVE WITH THE ARROW COLLAR MAN to Play Theatre 80
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

A bold new drama about pioneering 20th-century gay illustrator J.C. Leyendecker will have its world premiere at the famed Theatre 80 St Marks in the East Village in November.

BWW News: Theatre Visionary Zelda Fichandler Fondly Remembered by Friends and Family at Heartwarming Memorial Service
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 31, 2016

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Recipient of Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that Lisa Portes is the recipient of the 2016 Zelda Fichandler Award, which recognizes an outstanding director or choreographer who is transforming the regional arts landscape through singular creativity and artistry in the theatre. The award heralds accomplishment to date and promise for the future, artistic vision, and deep commitment to a region outside of New York. It carries an unrestricted grant of $5,000 to the individual recipient.

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