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Date Of Birth:
June 21, 1919
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August 25, 1980 (61)
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Date of Birth: June 21, 1919
Date of Death: August 25, 1980 (61)
Birth Place: Geneva, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Lesli Margherita, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Tony Sheldon & More Join SUGAR: IN CONCERT at Feinstein's/54 BelowLesli Margherita, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Tony Sheldon & More Join SUGAR: IN CONCERT at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Lesli Margherita, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Tony Sheldon, and Matt Hetherington have joined Feinstein's/54 Below's one night only concert of Jule Styne, Bob Merrill, and Peter Stone's Tony nominated musical SUGAR, on Tuesday, September 5th, at 7 pm and 9:30 pm. (more...)

Review Roundup: Reagle Music Theatre's 42nd STREETReview Roundup: Reagle Music Theatre's 42nd STREET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Broadway stars Rachel York and Rich Allegretto turn up the heat at Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, starring in 42nd Street from August 3-13, 2017! 42nd Street closes out the company's 49th summer season at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452). Tickets can be purchased at www.reaglemusictheatre.comby calling 781-891-5600, or at the theatre box office. (more...)

Legendary Barbara Cook Has Passed Away at 89Legendary Barbara Cook Has Passed Away at 89
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Barbara Cook has passed away at 89. This is an enormous loss for Broadway, the golden age of television and the music world. According to her son, Adam LeGrant, the cause was respiratory failure. (more...)

BWW Review: Reagle Music Theatre's 42nd STREET: The Show Must Go On!BWW Review: Reagle Music Theatre's 42nd STREET: The Show Must Go On!
by Nancy Grossman - Aug 7, 2017

In a bizarre and unfortunate case of life imitating art, Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston found itself without its leading man only hours before the curtain going up on their season-ending production of 42nd STREET. Producing Artistic Director Robert J. Eagle announced that the understudy would step into the role and the show opened as scheduled. Rich Allegretto, headliner Rachel York, and the stellar company pulled it together to remind everyone what theater is all about. (more...)

VIDEO: Bette Midler Contemplates Return to Broadway Following HELLO, DOLLY!VIDEO: Bette Midler Contemplates Return to Broadway Following HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner Bette Midler spoke to Sunday TODAY's Willie Geist to explain why she decided to re-release her 1972 debut album, 'The Divine Miss M,' and reveal whether she plans to perform on Broadway again following the success of the Tony winning revival of HELLO, DOLLY! (more...)

Bette Midler Confirms Final Bow in Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY!Bette Midler Confirms Final Bow in Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

HELLO, DOLLY! has confirmed that legendary star Bette Midler will officially depart the Broadway show on January 14th. No details yet on any potential replacement or other future plans for the hit production, but BroadwayWorld will keep you updated! (more...)

DVR Alert: Darren Criss to Perform; Bette Midler to Visit NBC's TODAYDVR Alert: Darren Criss to Perform; Bette Midler to Visit NBC's TODAY
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

BWW has learned that on Wednesday, August 2nd, Broadway alum Darren Criss (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, HOW TO SUCCEED) will perform on NBC's TODAY during the 9-10 am hour. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY!  Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut Yesterday!HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut Yesterday!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Linda Mugleston made her debut as Dolly Gallagher Levi yesterday afternoon in Hello, Dolly! Mugleston understudies the role and was filling in for Tony winner Bette Midler for the Wednesday matinee performance. Midler was indeed back on for the evening performance. Ticket holders who came to see Midler were offered a refund at the box office. (more...)

Styne & Merrill's SUGAR to Return to NYC This September at Feinstein's/54 BelowStyne & Merrill's SUGAR to Return to NYC This September at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

On Tuesday, September 5th, at 7pm and 9:30pm, Feinstein's/54 Below will be presenting Jule Styne, Bob Merrill, and Peter Stone's Tony nominated musical SUGAR. (more...)

Broadway's Rachel York & Tom Wopat Star in 42ND STREET at ReagleBroadway's Rachel York & Tom Wopat Star in 42ND STREET at Reagle
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Broadway stars Rachel York and Tom Wopat will turn up the heat at Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, starring in 42nd Street from August 3-13, 2017!   (more...)

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces 2017-18 SeasonPoint Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse 2017-2018 season celebrates the diversity of the theatrical experience with professional and student productions, Pittsburgh premieres, Tony Award-winning musicals, edgy new works and fresh takes on classic stories. (more...)

Tony Nominee Michel Bell Joins SHOW BOAT at Reagle Music TheatreTony Nominee Michel Bell Joins SHOW BOAT at Reagle Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Tony Award nominee and renowned Broadway actor Michel Bell will make his Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston debut this July!  (more...)

BWW Interview: Producer/Director Bruce Kimmel Talks About Directing DIAL M FOR MURDERBWW Interview: Producer/Director Bruce Kimmel Talks About Directing DIAL M FOR MURDER
by Don Grigware - Jun 20, 2017

Bruce Kimmel wrote, directed and starred in the cult movie hit, "The First Nudie Musical."  He also co-created the story for the hit film, "The Faculty," directed by Robert Rodriguez.  As an actor, Mr. Kimmel guest-starred on most of the long-running television shows of the 1970s.    Mr. Kimmel is a legendary Grammy-nominated producer of theatre music on CD, having produced over 180 albums. Most recently he has directed the shows L.A. Now and Then, Hit Song, The Musical, Welcome to My World, Li'l Abner, and Inside Out.  Mr. Kimmel is the author of seventeen books, many musicals, and is an award-winning songwriter. Bruce Kimmel serves as director on the Group Rep's upcoming production of Frederick Knott's mystery thriller Dial "M" for Murder which opens on the Main Stage, June 30th, at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood at the edge of the NoHo Arts District.  Written by Steve Peterson (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! Beats Its Own Record For Highest Gross In Shubert Organization HistoryHELLO, DOLLY! Beats Its Own Record For Highest Gross In Shubert Organization History
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler just had its best week ever on the heels of its four Tony Award wins, including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Ms. Midler), Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Gavin Creel), and Best Costume Design of a Musical (Santo Loquasto).  (more...)

Hello, Donna! Donna Murphy Joins HELLO, DOLLY! Once a Week Beginning TonightHello, Donna! Donna Murphy Joins HELLO, DOLLY! Once a Week Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Fresh off of the show's four Tony wins, Hello, Dolly! welcomes two-time Tony AwardŽ-winner and one of Broadway's most treasured stars, Donna Murphy, stepping into the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi for Tuesday evening performances beginning tonight, June 13. (Ms. Murphy will also take over the role during Ms. Midler's vacations.) (more...)

VIDEO: HELLO DOLLY's David Hyde Pierce Performs on THE TONYSVIDEO: HELLO DOLLY's David Hyde Pierce Performs on THE TONYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

HELLO DOLLY's David Hyde Pierce performed 'Penny in my Pocket' on tonight's TONY AWARDS. The actor portrays Horace Vangergelder in the hit revival. Watch the performance below. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY!'s Bette Midler Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a MusicalHELLO, DOLLY!'s Bette Midler Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Bette Midler has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for HELLO, DOLLY!. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a MusicalHELLO, DOLLY! Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Hello, Dolly! has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!, returns to Broadway starring none other than Bette Midler. Directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly! is playing Broadway's legendary Shubert Theatre. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY!'s Gavin Creel Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a MusicalHELLO, DOLLY!'s Gavin Creel Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Gavin Creel has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for HELLO, DOLLY!. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY!'s Santo Loquasto Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a MusicalHELLO, DOLLY!'s Santo Loquasto Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Santo Loquasto has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for HELLO, DOLLY!. (more...)

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