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June 06, 1954 (63)
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Date of Birth: June 06, 1954 (63)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Pitch Your Work To A Roomful Of Producers (and Be Home In Time For The Oscars)Pitch Your Work To A Roomful Of Producers (and Be Home In Time For The Oscars)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their popular Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 4, 2018. In deference to Oscar night, the event will start one hour earlier than usual: from 4:30pm - 8:00pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 11th floor. Application is free, and you must apply prior to purchasing your spot, on sale February 24, 2018. If accepted, there is a participation fee of $70 for TRU Members ($85 for non-members, $25 for each collaborator), and your pitch slot can be purchased at https://truonline.org/events/speed-date-03-04-18/.   (more...)

Brief 2/21: AT HOME AT THE ZOO Opens, and More!Brief 2/21: AT HOME AT THE ZOO Opens, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 21, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: At Home at the Zoo opens off-Broadway tonight at Signature Theatre, and more! (more...)

Breaking: HARVEY FIERSTEIN'S TORCH SONG, Starring Michael Urie, Will Transfer to Broadway This Fall!Breaking: HARVEY FIERSTEIN'S TORCH SONG, Starring Michael Urie, Will Transfer to Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Producer Richie Jackson announced today that the celebrated Second Stage production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will return to the same Broadway stage where the Tony Award®-winning premiere production forever changed the face of popular entertainment and ushered in a new era of American understanding of love and family. On the heels of its sold-out run at Second Stage, the production, directed by Tony Award nominee Moises Kaufman and starring Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie and Tony and Academy Award® winner Mercedes Ruehl, will transfer to Broadway's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) next season. Opening night for this limited engagement is set for Thursday, November 1. (more...)

Breaking: Adam Chanler-Berat, Jack Davenport, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Page & More Join Condola Rashad in SAINT JOANBreaking: Adam Chanler-Berat, Jack Davenport, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Page & More Join Condola Rashad in SAINT JOAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) in association with Eddie Marks/Ostar have just announced the principal cast for Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Saint Joan written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winnerBernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, Proof), starring three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll's House, Part 2; 'Billions'). (more...)

No Booking Fee On Tickets For KINKY BOOTSNo Booking Fee On Tickets For KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Save up to 57% on tickets for hit musical Kinky Boots, currently playing at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End. Book by 28 February - book tickets here from £15! (more...)

Harvey Fierstein, Andrew Rannells, Jackie Hoffman, and More Celebrate HAIRSPRAY's Sweet 16Harvey Fierstein, Andrew Rannells, Jackie Hoffman, and More Celebrate HAIRSPRAY's Sweet 16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

This year's Broadway Belts for PFF!, hosted by Broadway's Julie Halston, will be an even bigger celebration as Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman bring together members of the original Broadway cast of Hairspray to celebrate its 'Sweet 16.' The HairspraySweet 16 segment will honor Margo Lion, a lead producer on the original production, for her theatrical career and her support for Broadway Belts for PFF! and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). This once-in-a-lifetime event is exclusively available through sponsorship opportunities that can be purchased at www.BroadwayBeltsforPFF.org. (more...)

David Cook Will Make His Broadway Debut in KINKY BOOTSDavid Cook Will Make His Broadway Debut in KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Rock singer and former American Idol David Cook will be making his Broadway debut as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots this spring! Cook will begin performances on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. He will play a limited run through Saturday, May 5, 2018. (more...)

The Heels Are Going Back On! Wayne Brady to Return to the Cast of KINKY BOOTSThe Heels Are Going Back On! Wayne Brady to Return to the Cast of KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Kinky Boots producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Emmy Award-winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady will step back into his heels as 'Lola' in the Tony Award® -winning musical Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) beginning on Monday, March 5, 2018. He will play a strictly limited run through Friday, April 26, 2018. (more...)

BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Announces Second Extension Off BroadwayBRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Announces Second Extension Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Bright Colors And Bold Patterns - the hit play hailed as "devastatingly funny" by The New York Times - will extend its current run for a second time after stellar reviews and popular demand. The New York Times raves that new star Jeff Hiller is "riotously funny" and delivers a "surprisingly nuanced performance." RuPaul added "Jeff Hiller is fantastic! Sharp, clever, funny, witty." The show continues its triumphant run Off Broadway at SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, between 6th Avenue and Varick Street in Manhattan) with Hiller ("Nightcap," "30 Rock," Broadway's Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) through Sunday, March 11. Tickets are on sale at BrightColorsandBoldPatterns.com. (more...)

Broadway Symposium Panel Topics & Speakers AnnouncedBroadway Symposium Panel Topics & Speakers Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The fourth annual Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS) will feature an incredible line up of Broadway's top stage managers in panels that address some of today's most important issues in the theatre industry. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Bright Colors And Bold Patterns - the hit play hailed as "devastatingly funny" by The New York Times - will offer a "F*CK IT, I'M SINGLE!" special for one performance only on Valentine's Day, Wednesday February 14. The show, which continues its triumphant run Off Broadway at SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, between 6th Avenue and Varick Street in Manhattan), will offer a limited amount of tickets at $14 each. The new star Jeff Hiller ("Nightcap," "30 Rock," Broadway's Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) will perform the starring role in this exclusive six week extension runs through Sunday, February 25. Tickets are on sale at BrightColorsandBoldPatterns.com. (more...)

MTC's IN THE BODY OF THE WORLD Opens TonightMTC's IN THE BODY OF THE WORLD Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of the American Repertory Theater production of In The Body of The World, written and performed by Tony Award winner Eve Enslerand directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus, opens tonight at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances began on Tuesday, January 16. (more...)

Brief 2/6: Taylor Trensch Begins in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, IN THE BODY OF THE WORLD Opens, and More!Brief 2/6: Taylor Trensch Begins in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, IN THE BODY OF THE WORLD Opens, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 6, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Taylor Trensch begins performances in Dear Evan Hansen, In the Body of the World opens, and more! (more...)

Susan Egan, Harvey Fierstein, Judy Kuhn, and More to Perform at New York Pops 35th Birthday GalaSusan Egan, Harvey Fierstein, Judy Kuhn, and More to Perform at New York Pops 35th Birthday Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, today announces an initial line-up of guest artists and its honorary co-chairs for its 35th Birthday Gala, Part of His World: The Songs of Alan Menken on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, presented by The New York Pops. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kirstin Maldonado Takes First Bows In KINKY BOOTSPhoto Coverage: Kirstin Maldonado Takes First Bows In KINKY BOOTS
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 3, 2018

Everybody say yeah! Staring last night, February 2, Grammy Award-winner Kirstin Maldonado, of the hit acapella group Pentatonix, made her Broadway debut as 'Lauren' in Kinky Boots on Broadway. Maldonado will remain in the production for a limited run through Sunday, April 8, 2018. Check out photos from Kirstin's first bows below! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Comes To The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza This MonthKINKY BOOTS Comes To The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

TROIKA Entertainment is thrilled to present KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for KINKY BOOTS), at the CIVIC ARTS PLAZA. (more...)

BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Extends Off-BroadwayBRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

???????Bright Colors And Bold Patterns - the hit play hailed as "devastatingly funny" by The New York Times - continues its triumphant run Off Broadway at SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, between 6th Avenue and Varick Street in Manhattan), when new star Jeff Hiller ("Nightcap," "30 Rock," Broadway's Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) opens in the starring role Sunday, February 4. This exclusive six week extension runs through Sunday, February 25. Tickets are now on sale at BrightColorsandBoldPatterns.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Say Yeah to Jake Shears, J. Harrison Ghee & Kirstin Maldonado- The New Stars of KINKY BOOTS!Photo Flash: Say Yeah to Jake Shears, J. Harrison Ghee & Kirstin Maldonado- The New Stars of KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Everybody say yeah! The Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots recently welcomed new cast members to the Al Hirschfeld stage. Scissor Sisters front-man Jake Shears now stars as Charlie Price and J. Harrison Ghee as Lola. Pentatonix star Kirstin Maldonado officially joins the cast as Lauren beginning tonight, February 2, 2018. Check out a first look at the new cast in action below! (more...)

WP Theater Announced as Winner of Bold Theater Women's Leadership Circle Grant; Adds Tamillla Woodard & Rachel Karpf to Their TeamWP Theater Announced as Winner of Bold Theater Women's Leadership Circle Grant; Adds Tamillla Woodard & Rachel Karpf to Their Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Northern Stage announced today that WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater) is among the five winners of an unprecedented new grant to support women artistic directors in professional theaters across the United States. The BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circle, led by Carol Dunne, Producing Artistic Director of Northern Stage, will provide $1.25 million of support for Northern Stage and four other theaters run by female artistic directors during the 2018-2019 season. Each theater will receive a $250,000 grant.  (more...)

Hal's Greatest Hits! PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording to Be Released 4/20Hal's Greatest Hits! PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording to Be Released 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Ghostlight Records celebrates Hal Prince's historic 90th Birthday today with the announcement that the label will release PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording in physical, digital and streaming formats on Friday, April 20. (more...)

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