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Iris Rainer Dart is a best-selling novelist of nine novels, notably Beaches, which was made into a film starring Bette Midler. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where her father was a social worker at the Irene Kaufman Settlement in the Hill District. Iris appeared as a child on the stage of ... (read more)
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Iris Rainer Dart is a best-selling novelist of nine novels, notably Beaches, which was made into a film starring Bette Midler. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where her father was a social worker at the Irene Kaufman Settlement in the Hill District. Iris appeared as a child on the stage of ... (read more)
BWW Interview: Music Composer Michele Brourman Talks Upcoming Concerts in Chicago and New York BWW Interview: Music Composer Michele Brourman Talks Upcoming Concerts in Chicago and New York
by Don Grigware - Sep 11, 2019

Music composer, pianist Michele Brourman is world reknowned for her brilliant compositions and collaborations with other great songwriters like Amanda McBroom. She has a tremendous passion for performing. She will be in Chicago on the 15th and in New York in October doing what she does best. The world is a better place because of it. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Present New Works! Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Present New Works!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2018

Last night, the 2017-2018 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 7:00 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent working under the tutelage of Michael Korie (War Paint), Laurence O'Keefe (Heathers), Diana Son (Stop Kiss), and Sheri Wilner (Kingdom City). (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE at San Jose's 3Below Theaters Photo Flash: Get a First Look at THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE at San Jose's 3Below Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The acclaimed Broadway musical The People in The Picture is heading west! Having garnered Tony winner Donna Murphy a best actress nomination, the show will begin its run at the famed 3 Below Theater in San Jose, CA, on April 12th. The musical was also nominated for Drama Desk and Outer Critics awards in 2011 for outstanding book and music. (more...)

BWW Interview: Iris Rainer Dart of PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE at 3Below BWW Interview: Iris Rainer Dart of PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE at 3Below
by Leigh Scheps - Mar 28, 2018

The musical, The People in the Picture, is getting a makeover as a new production is being mounted at 3Below in San Jose, California with performances beginning April 26th. Making its west coast premiere, it's the first time the show has been back on stage since its 2011 debut on Broadway at Roundabout Theatre Company's Studio 54 starring Donna Murphy, who was nominated for a Tony Award for her role as Bubbie/Raisel. (more...)

Broadway-Bound BEACHES Musical Will Play London in 2019 Broadway-Bound BEACHES Musical Will Play London in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

According to Entertainment Tonight, the long-anticipated Broadway premiere of Beaches the Musical will have to wait until after a London run. Iris Rainer Dart, who wrote the novel on which the musical is based told ET: 'We're just listening, refining, redoing and seeing which songs work and which ones don't.'  (more...)

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Returns To New York This Summer SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Returns To New York This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The original producers of Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller, Broadway's longest running musical revue, announced today that the show will return to New York this summer following a limited engagement at Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse. Preview performances will begin at New York's Stage 42 (422 West 42nd Street) on July 6 and opening night is set for July 22. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, March 12 through telecharge.com and the box office will open on June 25. Casting is to be announced. (more...)

From the Author of Beaches, Iris Rainer Dart's THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE is Set to Make its West Coast Premiere From the Author of Beaches, Iris Rainer Dart's THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE is Set to Make its West Coast Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The acclaimed Broadway musical The People in The Picture is heading west! Having garnered Tony winner Donna Murphy a best actress nomination, the show will begin its run at the famed 3 Below Theater in San Jose, CA, on April 12th. The musical was also nominated for Drama Desk and Outer Critics awards in 2011 for outstanding book and music. (more...)

Iris Rainer Dart and Mayim Bialik to Attend Q&A Following Fundraising Screening of BEACHES Iris Rainer Dart and Mayim Bialik to Attend Q&A Following Fundraising Screening of BEACHES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre continues Movies at the Marshall with the namesake's 1988 comedy-drama starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey, Beaches, on Monday, January 8 at 7:30pm followed by a Q&A with actor Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory, Blossom, Beaches) and novelist Iris Rainer Dart. The discussion following the film will be moderated by Scott Marshall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Presentations at Playwrights Horizons Photo Flash: Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows Presentations at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Last night, the 2016-2017 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 7:00 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent working under the tutelage of Michael Korie (Grey Gardens), Laurence O' Keefe (Heathers), Diana Son (Stop Kiss). (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Lippa Hosts DGF's 2016-17 Fellows Showcase at Playwrights Horizons Photo Flash: Andrew Lippa Hosts DGF's 2016-17 Fellows Showcase at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Earlier this week, the 2016-2017 class of Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows presented excerpts of full length works at Playwrights Horizons at 7:00 PM. This presentation caps off a year spent working under the tutelage of Michael Korie (Grey Gardens), Laurence O' Keefe (Heathers), and Diana Son (Stop Kiss). BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Review Roundup - Idina Menzel Stars in Lifetime's BEACHES Remake
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Lifetime's reboot of the classic 1988 film BEACHES, starring Idina Menzel and Nia Long, will have its World Premiere on January 21 at 8/7c. Let's see what the critics say! (more...)

DVR Alert: Idina Menzel Discusses Lifetime's BEACHES on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

This morning, January 19th, Idina Menzel will appear during the 10 am hour of NBC's TODAY to discuss her starring role in the Lifetime original movie BEACHES. (more...)

DVR Alert: Idina Menzel to Appear on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

BWW has learned that today, January 19th, Idina Menzel will appear during the 10 am hour of NBC's TODAY to discuss her starring role in the Lifetime original movie BEACHES. (more...)

DVR Alert: Idina Menzel to Visit NBC's 'Late Night With Seth Meyers'
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

BWW has learned that on Monday, January 23rd, Grammy and Tony winner Idina Menzel will visit NBC's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS. (more...)

DVR Alert: Idina Menzel to Discuss Lifetime's BEACHES on Good Morning America
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

BWW has learned that on Thursday, January 19th, Idina Menzel will appear during the 10 am hour of NBC's TODAY to discuss her starring role in the Lifetime original movie BEACHES. (more...)

DVR Alert: Idina Menzel to Appear on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE 1/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

BWW has learned that on Thursday, January 19th, Idina Menzel will appear during the 10 am hour of NBC's TODAY to discuss her starring role in the Lifetime original movie BEACHES. (more...)

DVR Alert: Idina Menzel to Discuss Lifetime's BEACHES on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

BWW has learned that on Thursday, January 19th, Idina Menzel will appear during the 10 am hour of NBC's TODAY to discuss her starring role in the Lifetime original movie BEACHES. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Idina Menzel, Nia Long Star in BEACHES on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Lifetime has shared images from BEACHES, starring Idina Menzel and Nia Long. The reboot of the classic 1988 film which starred Bette Midler, will have its World Premiere on January 21 at 8/7c. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Lifetime Shares Extended Trailer for BEACHES, Starring Idina Menzel
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Lifetime has shared an all-new extended trailer for BEACHES, starring Idina Menzel and Nia Long. Check it out below! (more...)

First Look: Lifetime Releases BEACHES Remake Trailer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Earlier today, Lifetime released the official trailer for the highly anticipated remake of Beaches, starring Idina Menzel and Nia Long. Check out the sneak peak below: (more...)

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