Date of Birth: April 18, 1946 (73)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Will Run From January 7 to February 3, 2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival Will Run From January 7 to February 3, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

The month-long Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival, the world's only festival devoted to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, runs four weeks from January 7 to February 3, 2020. A total 15 events, including seven mainstage productions from Belfast, Dublin, Wexford, and Manhattan and Queens, will be seen in- and out-of-competition. Among the productions, three are American premieres; two are world premieres. 15 contemporary Irish writers are represented with work in the Festival. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen and More Walk the Red Carpet at ONLY MAKE BELIEVE Photo Coverage: Ian McKellen and More Walk the Red Carpet at ONLY MAKE BELIEVE
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 5, 2019

Only Make Believe (OMB), a non-profit organization and children's theater company, hosted its 20th Anniversary Gala event, Make Believe on Broadway, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre last night. (more...)

'Christmas At Birdland' CD Achieves Early Chart Success 'Christmas At Birdland' CD Achieves Early Chart Success
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

Christmas at Birdland featuring Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso and Klea Blackhurst made a strong debut on the Billboard Jazz chart. The project currently claims the #7 spot on the chart, after having reached the #2 spot on the iTunes Jazz chart on its first weekend out. (more...)

Sir Ian McKellen, Alan Cumming and More Will Be Attending Only Make Believe 20th Anniversary Gala Sir Ian McKellen, Alan Cumming and More Will Be Attending Only Make Believe 20th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019

Only Make Believe (OMB), the non-profit children's theatre company, today announced its highly anticipated 20th Anniversary Gala on November 4th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. The organization is celebrating two decades of bringing the magic of theatre into the lives of chronically ill and disabled children throughout the New York and Washington D.C. metropolitan areas, free of charge to every partner site, family, and child. (more...)

A SKITCH IN TIME - A Tribute To The Founder Of The New York Pops: Returns To Don't Tell Mama A SKITCH IN TIME - A Tribute To The Founder Of The New York Pops: Returns To Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Singer Lynn Henderson will reprise her performance of A Skitch in Time: My Friendship with Maestro Skitch Henderson, on Nov. 2nd at Don't Tell Mama, at 4pm. A Skitch in Time tributes the New York Pops founder who built the Pops from an idea to a beloved international institution. Lynn Henderson and Skitch were not related a?" they shared a surname and admiration of the Great American Songbook. After bonding over music at a benefit in their Connecticut town, (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Offers Latest Writer-Producer Speed Date Theater Resources Unlimited Offers Latest Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited presents the Writer-Producer Speed Date, a unique opportunity to pitch a project to a roomful of New York producers and artistic directors on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 4:30pm to 8:30pm at the newly opened 797 Studios, 797 Eighth Avenue (betw. 48th and 49th), 3rd floor, NYC. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 9/25: Carolee Carmello Begins Run in HELLO, DOLLY! Tour, and More! Wake Up With BWW 9/25: Carolee Carmello Begins Run in HELLO, DOLLY! Tour, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019

Today's top stories: Carolee Carmello begins her run in the tour of Hello, Dolly!, and more! (more...)

The Hunt Is On For Identical Twins To Star In New Musical, IDENTICAL, Based on THE PARENT TRAP, Directed by Trevor Nunn The Hunt Is On For Identical Twins To Star In New Musical, IDENTICAL, Based on THE PARENT TRAP, Directed by Trevor Nunn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Identical, the world premiere of a 'Twin-sational' new musical, destined for London's West End, is based on the novel The Parent Trap by Erich Kästner, which inspired Disney films featuring Hayley Mills in 1961 and Lindsay Lohan in 1998. It tells the story of twin girls separated at birth, reunited by chance at a summer camp 10 years later. In an attempt to re-join their divorced parents, they decide to exchange identities. (more...)

Spring at Nottingham Playhouse to Include Jenna Russell in PIAF, Director Trevor Nunn and More Spring at Nottingham Playhouse to Include Jenna Russell in PIAF, Director Trevor Nunn and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Tony-nominated and Olivier Award-winning actress Jenna Russell (EastEnders and Sunday in the Park with George) will be taking to the stage in Piaf in May 2020. She will bring to life the sensational, world-renowned Edith Piaf, whose most famous songs include La Vie en Rose and Je Ne Regrette Rien. Pam Gems' play explores the extraordinary life led by Piaf a?" from singing in the streets to becoming one of France's biggest international stars. (more...)

Off-Broadway Alliance Announces Next Panel Discussion Seminar Off-Broadway Alliance Announces Next Panel Discussion Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

The Off-Broadway Alliance will hold the next event in its Seminars series focused on the Off-Broadway producing process on Saturday, September 21, 2019. (more...)

Acting For Others' Inaugural West End Flea Market Raised Over £26,000 Acting For Others' Inaugural West End Flea Market Raised Over £26,000
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Theatrical charity Acting for Others today announces that over £26,000 was raised at the inaugural West End Flea Market on Saturday 19 May held at St Paul's Church in Covent Garden, with thousands of people in attendance. (more...)

Christopher Biggins, Celia Imrie And Bill Paterson Announced As Judges For Inaugural West End Flea Market Christopher Biggins, Celia Imrie And Bill Paterson Announced As Judges For Inaugural West End Flea Market
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Theatrical charity, Acting for Others today announce Christopher Biggins as head judge, alongside Celia Imrie and Bill Paterson for the inaugural West End Flea Market taking place on the morning of Saturday 18 May at St Paul's Church, Covent Garden. They will take to the market to judge the competitions for the Best Dressed Stall and the Showstopper centrepieces created by top venues and West End shows that will be auctioned off. Participants include Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, Only Fools and Horses, The Royal Opera House, The Phantom of the Opera, The Mousetrap and Les Miserables with more to be announced. (more...)

Off-Broadway Alliance Presents Panel on Producing Process Off-Broadway Alliance Presents Panel on Producing Process
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

The Off-Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminars series focused on the Off-Broadway producing process on Saturday, May 4, 2019. (more...)

Off-Broadway Alliance Offers Seminar PUTTING IT TOGETHER: FROM OPTION TO OFFERING TO OPENING Off-Broadway Alliance Offers Seminar PUTTING IT TOGETHER: FROM OPTION TO OFFERING TO OPENING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

The Off-Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminars series focused on the Off-Broadway producing process on Saturday, March 9, 2019. (more...)

Acorn TV Announces the Return of MISS FISHER Acorn TV Announces the Return of MISS FISHER
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Marking the return of one of Australia's greatest heroines and one of its most successful series worldwide with fans and media alike, Acorn TV is thrilled to announce at the winter Television Critics Association tour that it will be the exclusive North American partner for the new feature film MISS FISHER AND THE CRYPT OF TEARS starring Essie Davis, as well as a new spin-off, 1960s-set series MS FISHER'S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES in a deal with international distributor all3media international. Every Cloud Productions' Fiona Eagger and Deb Cox are executive producing the film and series. Acorn TV will exclusively premiere the film and the Acorn TV Original series in North America in 2019 with the feature film also showing in select theatres. Featuring “the most robust, reliable selection of European, British, Canadian and Australian shows” (The New York Times), Acorn TV is North America's largest streaming service specializing in British and international television from RLJ Entertainment. (more...)

NapaShakes Presents First Burns Night Supper In The Gallery At Brasswood Napa Valley NapaShakes Presents First Burns Night Supper In The Gallery At Brasswood Napa Valley
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

On Today, January 25, 2019, NapaShakes celebrates the birthday of Scotland's Bard: Robert Burns, and the music, food and culture of Scotland, with its first ever Burns Night Supper. Guests will savor the words of Scotland's greatest poet (and a bit of Shakespeare's Macbeth) accompanied by bagpipes and a lively Ceilidh band, plus engaging performances by two acclaimed actors from Britain and Broadway: Jane Carr and Victor Talmadge. The evening includes a delicious Napa Valley-style feast with traditional haggis (meat or vegetarian), neeps and tatties, and other delights in the candle-lit Gallery of St. Helena's Brasswood Napa Valley. The event is for age 21 and older, and attendees are welcome (but not required) to wear kilts and other traditional attire. (more...)

Off Broadway Alliance Presents Seminar On Producing Off-Broadway Off Broadway Alliance Presents Seminar On Producing Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold the next event in its Seminar series focused on the "Off Broadway Producing Experience" on Saturday, January 26th 2019. (more...)

NapaShakes Presents First Burns Night Supper In The Gallery At Brasswood Napa Valley NapaShakes Presents First Burns Night Supper In The Gallery At Brasswood Napa Valley
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

On Friday, January 25, 2019, NapaShakes celebrates the birthday of Scotland's Bard: Robert Burns, and the music, food and culture of Scotland, with its first ever Burns Night Supper. Guests will savor the words of Scotland's greatest poet (and a bit of Shakespeare's Macbeth) accompanied by bagpipes and a lively Ceilidh band, plus engaging performances by two acclaimed actors from Britain and Broadway: Jane Carr and Victor Talmadge. The evening includes a delicious Napa Valley-style feast with traditional haggis (meat or vegetarian), neeps and tatties, and other delights in the candle-lit Gallery of St. Helena's Brasswood Napa Valley. The event is for age 21 and older, and attendees are welcome (but not required) to wear kilts and other traditional attire. (more...)

NY's All-Irish Theatre Festival ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH Kicks Off January 9 NY's All-Irish Theatre Festival ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH Kicks Off January 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The 2019 Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Festival, New York's all-Irish theatre festival and the world's only festival devoted exclusively to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, settles in to its new January time slot, running three weeks from January 9 to 28. A total 17 events, including six mainstage productions from Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Queens and Manhattan, will be seen in and out of competition. Among the productions, five are US premieres; one is a world premiere. 15 contemporary Irish writers are represented with work in performance. (more...)

Sally Struthers and Joyce Reehling Headline LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE Sally Struthers and Joyce Reehling Headline LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers and Broadway & TV favorite Joyce Reehling headline Love, Loss, and What I Wore at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). Struthers is best known for her roles on All in the Family and  Gilmore Girls. Reehling is a beloved veteran of stage and television (Fifth of July, Law & Order). Love, Loss, and What I Wore opens Today, October 18 at 7:00 pm and runs through Sunday, October 21 at the Hannah Center Theatre (on the campus of The O'Neal School, 3300 Airport Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387).  Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

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