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Date Of Birth:
November 11, 1960 (59)
Birth Place:
New York, NY
Bio:
Broadway: On The Town, The Addams Family, Xanadu and Hairspray (Theater World Award). Off-B'way: Once Upon a Mattress, A Chanukah Charol, The Gingerbread House, The Book of Liz (Obie Award), Straightjacket, LCT Festival and One Woman Shoe. Regional: MUNY, Old Globe, Second City (Jeff Award). Films: ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 11, 1960 (59)

Birth Place: New York, NY

Bio:
Broadway: On The Town, The Addams Family, Xanadu and Hairspray (Theater World Award). Off-B'way: Once Upon a Mattress, A Chanukah Charol, The Gingerbread House, The Book of Liz (Obie Award), Straightjacket, LCT Festival and One Woman Shoe. Regional: MUNY, Old Globe, Second City (Jeff Award). Films: ... (read complete bio)
New Works Virtual Festival Announces New Plays And Dates Photo New Works Virtual Festival Announces New Plays And Dates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2020

The first ever New Works Virtual Festival will stream video readings of 20 new non-musical scripts (19 plays, 1 teleplay) featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members.

IT'S SHOWTIME With Rikki Lee Welcomes New Works Virtual Festival Producer Kevin Polla Photo IT'S SHOWTIME With Rikki Lee Welcomes New Works Virtual Festival Producer Kevin Pollack
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

On Friday, October 16, radio host Rikki Lee Travolta welcomes New Works Virtual Festival producer Kevin Pollack to 101.5 FM's It's Showtime with Rikki Lee airing at 3 PM Central. The popular weekly radio program offers a glimpse into the world of entertainment, including stage, film, and television.

Santino Fontana, Eva Noblezada and More Announced for New Works Virtual Festival Photo Santino Fontana, Eva Noblezada and More Announced for New Works Virtual Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

Filming via Zoom has begun for New Works Virtual Festival. From Sunday October 25th to Saturday the 31st, the NWVF will stream video readings of 20 new scripts of non-musical pieces (19 plays, 1 teleplay) featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members. 4 new play scripts have been announced by the team.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, October 6- with Joel Grey, Jackie Hoffman, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, October 6- with Joel Grey, Jackie Hoffman, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

Today (October 6) in live streaming: Fiddler in Yiddish reunites, Broadway Buskers is back, and so much more!

Treatman Creative Presents PROPAGANDA! THE PODCAST MUSICAL Photo Treatman Creative Presents PROPAGANDA! THE PODCAST MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

David Treatman Creative has announced the release of PROPAGANDA! - the hilarious podcast musical perfect for our political moment. The show will be available on all major podcast streaming platforms on October 6, 2020.

MY BROADWAY MEMORY Partners With Broadway for Biden, New Episode to Feature Jose Llan Photo MY BROADWAY MEMORY Partners With Broadway for Biden, New Episode to Feature Jose Llana and Christine Toy Johnson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020

My Broadway Memory, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced a month-long partnership with Broadway for Biden. The live streamed episodes will be available every Thursday at 7pm EST exclusively from the Broadway Podcast Network.

Photo Flash: See Phillipa Soo, Adrienne Warren, HAIRSPRAY Original Cast Members & Mor Photo Photo Flash: See Phillipa Soo, Adrienne Warren, HAIRSPRAY Original Cast Members & More in MISCAST20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

MCC Theater's virtual Miscast20 gala, took place last night, Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 8PM ET! Miscast, MCC Theater's annual gala celebration, is one of the most anticipated and exciting theater events in New York each year, where the biggest stars of stage and screen take the stage to sing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. 

VIDEO: Watch Norbert Leo Butz, Heather Headley & More in MCC's MISCAST20 Photo VIDEO: Watch Norbert Leo Butz, Heather Headley & More in MCC's MISCAST20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2020

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala is one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town. Broadway's hottest stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast. This year, for the first time ever, Miscast will go entirely digital, inviting in theater fans everywhere. The free, 90-minute broadcast will be captioned, and will feature all new performances, special guests, and more. Tune in right here at  tonight at 8pm to watch live! The show will be available to watch through Thursday, September 17.

BWW Flashback: The Best Performances of MCC's Miscast Past! Photo BWW Flashback: The Best Performances of MCC's Miscast Past!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2020

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala is one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town. Broadway's hottest stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast.

Laura Bell Bundy, Kerry Butler, Harvey Fierstein and More From HAIRSPRAY Complete Cas Photo Laura Bell Bundy, Kerry Butler, Harvey Fierstein and More From HAIRSPRAY Complete Casting for MCC Theater's MISCAST20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020

MCC Theater announced today that members of the original Broadway cast of Hairspray will reunite for Miscast20. The gala will take place Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 8PM ET on MCC Theater's YouTube Channel, and will be available to watch through Thursday, September 17.

Theater Stories: Ethel Merman's Broadway Debut, Stephen Sondheim Classics and More Ab Photo Theater Stories: Ethel Merman's Broadway Debut, Stephen Sondheim Classics and More About The Neil Simon Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2020

In this week's Theater Stories, we are learning about the Neil Simon Theatre! Learn about who Neil Simon was, what the theater was originally named, which Broadway stars made their debuts there, and more!

Alex Brightman, Caitlin Kinnunen, Jackie Hoffman and Teal Wicks to Join EQUITY ONE: B Photo Alex Brightman, Caitlin Kinnunen, Jackie Hoffman and Teal Wicks to Join EQUITY ONE: BROADWAY'S HAPPY HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020

Equity One: Broadway's Happy Hour, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced their Three Year Anniversary Celebration.

Join Bay Street For Its 29th Annual Gala Online! Photo Join Bay Street For Its 29th Annual Gala Online!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Richard Kind will host this year's 29th Annual Summer Gala, A Starry Night, which will be streamed online on baystreet.org and other live stream platforms on Wednesday, July 22, at 8 p.m., with a red carpet preshow beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Broadway Catch Up: June 16 - Billy Porter, Dame Judi Dench, Katharine McPhee, and Mor Photo Broadway Catch Up: June 16 - Billy Porter, Dame Judi Dench, Katharine McPhee, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Billy Porter, Dame Judi Dench, Katharine McPhee, and more!

VIDEO: Jackie Hoffman, Lea Salonga and More Join WE ARE HERE: A Celebration Of Resili Photo VIDEO: Jackie Hoffman, Lea Salonga and More Join WE ARE HERE: A Celebration Of Resilience, Resistance, And Hope
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

This Sunday, Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Sing for Hope, and Lang Lang International Music Foundation presented 'We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope.'

Whoopi Goldberg, Renée Fleming and More Join WE ARE HERE: A CELEBRATION OF RESILIENC Photo Whoopi Goldberg, Renée Fleming and More Join WE ARE HERE: A CELEBRATION OF RESILIENCE, RESISTANCE, AND HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020

This Sunday, June 14, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Sing for Hope, and Lang Lang International Music Foundation will come together to present “We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope.”

Mario Cantone to Host the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards; Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phoe Photo Mario Cantone to Host the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards; Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and More to Present
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

Mario Cantone will host this year's Lucille Lortel Awards, which are being presented as a virtual broadcast and benefit for The Actors Fund on Sunday, May 3, at 7pm. The online event will bring together theatre performers, industry veterans, and fans worldwide in a celebration of Off-Broadway.

BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt from UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY: The Neil Simon Theatr Photo BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt from UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY: The Neil Simon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!

truTV Announces Season Three Premiere Date for AT HOME WITH AMY SEDARIS Photo truTV Announces Season Three Premiere Date for AT HOME WITH AMY SEDARIS
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

truTV invites guests back into the rich, imaginative – and slightly deranged – world of At Home with Amy Sedaris for the 10-episode third season of the Emmy®-nominated variety sketch series. 

LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast Wraps Up Season One With Judy Kuhn, Michael Mayer and More Photo LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast Wraps Up Season One With Judy Kuhn, Michael Mayer and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

The Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation has announced the final guests for the first season of their 'Live at the Lortel' podcast. In accordance with social distancing guidelines, the podcast was recorded online rather than in-person with an audience at the Lortel Theatre.

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