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Harve Presnell Headshot
Date Of Birth:
October 14, 1933
Date Of Death:
June 30, 2009 (75)
Birth Place:
Modesto, CA, USA
 
Harve Presnell Headshot
Date of Birth: October 14, 1933
Date of Death: June 30, 2009 (75)

Birth Place: Modesto, CA, USA
THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Extends Through April 5 Photo THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Extends Through April 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Due to demand Transport Group has announced a two-week extension for its production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which will now run through Sunday, April 5, at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.

Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malon Photo Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

Transport Group has announced casting for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, its second mainstage production of the 2019-20 season. Joining Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) who will play Molly Brown are David Aron Damane (The Book of Mormon, Big River, The Life) as JJ, Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County) as Julia, Omar Lopez-Cepero (On Your Feet!) as Vincenzo, Alex Gibson (SpongeBob SquarePants; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) as Erich, and Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King and I) as Arthur. Rounding out the cast are Kaitlyn Davidson; Tyrone Davis, Jr.; Gregg Goodbrod; Michael Halling; Karl Josef Co; Nikka Graff Lanzarone; Kate Marilley; Shina Ann Morris; Keven Quillon; and CoCo Smith.

BWW Review: ANNIE, the First Broadway Musical We Never Forget Photo BWW Review: ANNIE, the First Broadway Musical We Never Forget
by Claudio Erlichman - Sep 6, 2018

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including 'Tomorrow.'

Len Cariou to Star in Peter Scolari Directed Readings of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Photo Len Cariou to Star in Peter Scolari Directed Readings of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Dennis Grimaldi¬†will present Tony¬ģAward-winner¬†Len Cariou¬†(Sweeney Todd) in two staged readings ofHarry Townsend's Last Stand,¬†a new play by¬†George Eastman.¬†¬†Directed by two-time Emmy¬ģAward-winner¬†Peter Scolari¬†(Wicked) and featuring¬†Warren Bub¬†('Gotham'), the readings will be held on¬†Monday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 22 at 3pm¬†at¬†Nola Studios¬†(250 West 54th¬†Street - 10th¬†Floor/Studio 1).

Len Cariou to Star in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND By George Eastman Photo Len Cariou to Star in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND By George Eastman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Producer Dennis Grimaldi is proud to announce that Tony and Emmy Winner Len Cariou will star in two industry-only presentations of George Eastman's new play, HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND.  Cariou will be joined by Warren Bub (TV's Gotham, Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated at The New Ohio Theatre).

BWW 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

2017 CAPA SUMMER MOVIE SERIES Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 47th anniversary in 2017 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and beloved films.

To Be Continued... Examining the History of the Broadway Sequel
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 27, 2017

'CATS 2: GRIZABELLA'S REVENGE'?, 'STILL WAITING FOR GODOT: THE SEQUEL'? Unlike successful films, which often spawn prequels, sequels and beyond, It's not often that you see a 'Part II' attached to the title of a cherished theatrical work. But that's not to say it never happens!

TWO FOR THE SHOW at The Metropolitan Room in August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Take Dorothy Dale Kloss, oldest living showgirl at 92, and Ken Prescott, star of '42 STREET' on Broadway - and you have TWO FOR THE SHOW!

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama Presents MAN OF LA MANCHA, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents the classic Broadway musical, Man of La Mancha, tonight, November 14 - 22, 2015. The show marks the first performance in the 'Care/Cure/Corruption' Series for the 2015-16 Drama season. The production also marks the department's return to the Irvine Barclay Theatre stage.

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama to Present MAN OF LA MANCHA, 11/14-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents the classic Broadway musical, Man of La Mancha, November 14 - 22, 2015. The show marks the first performance in the 'Care/Cure/Corruption' Series for the 2015-16 Drama season. The production also marks the department's return to the Irvine Barclay Theatre stage.

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Cass Morgan
by BWW Staff - Feb 21, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Cass Morgan, who is starring as 'Marge' in The Bridges of Madison County- currently playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

Coen Brothers to Adapt Academy-Award Winning FARGO to FX TV Series
by Movies News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Deadline reports that Joel and Ethan Coen have signed a deal with the FX network to adapt their Academy Award-winning film FARGO into a TV series. According to the report, the hour-long series will be 'loosely based' on the 1996 crime film.

BWW EXCLUSIVE: THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Revival Gets New Life with New Reading; Sutton Foster & Marc Kudisch Star
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

As first reported back in the Spring of 2010, Sutton Foster and her ANYTHING GOES director Kathleen Marshall had teamed up on a reading presentation of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, which could be gunning for a Broadway revival in the near future. In 2010, Foster starred alongside Craig Bierko in the role of James Joseph 'J.J.' Brown. Michael Riedel had reported in the New York Post at the time that Reba McEntire was being courted for the famous role of 'Molly'.

Review - Broadway Originals
by Ben Peltz - Oct 20, 2011

'I want you to know that the most exciting part I've received recently is my new knee.'

Review - The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs
by Ben Peltz - Oct 18, 2011

'Do you really think Apple doesn't know?'

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Presents ANNIE WARBUCKS 8/27-11/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2011

The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse will present the Regional Premiere of ANNIE WARBUCKS, August 27, 2011 through November 13, 2011 as is happy to continue to offer free tickets to children 5-12 with each full price adult.

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Presents ANNIE WARBUCKS 8/27-11/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse will present the Regional Premiere of ANNIE WARBUCKS, August 27, 2011 through November 13, 2011 as is happy to continue to offer free tickets to children 5-12 with each full price adult.

BWW Interviews: DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY'S Jill Paice
by Joseph F. Panarello - Aug 3, 2011

Writers have been personifying the concept of Death for many ages. Geoffrey Chaucer made him a wizened old man who points some riotous characters to three bushels laden with gold in the story told by The Pardoner in THE CANTERBURY TALES. The antithesis of this is the presentation of Death in Maury Yeston's beguiling new musical DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY which is now on stage at the Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre.

Harve Presnell, Star Of 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown,' Dies Of Cancer At 75
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2009

Actor Harve Presnell, star of stage and screen productions of 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown' has passed away from cancer at age 75. Presnell died June 30th of pancreatic cancer at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California, according to Gregg Klein, Presnell's agent.

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