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Jerry Zaks News

 
Date Of Birth:
September 07, 1946 (74)
Birth Place:
Stuttgart, GERMANY
Bio:
Jerry won four Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, two Outer Critics Circle Awards and an Obie Award. Mr. Zaks directed many Broadway shows including Sister Act, Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, House of Blue Leaves, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Anything Goes, La Cage aux Folles, ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 07, 1946 (74)

Birth Place: Stuttgart, GERMANY

Bio:
Jerry won four Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, two Outer Critics Circle Awards and an Obie Award. Mr. Zaks directed many Broadway shows including Sister Act, Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, House of Blue Leaves, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Anything Goes, La Cage aux Folles, ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Patrick Cassidy Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Patrick Cassidy Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 6, 2021

Tune in this Wednesday, March 3 (12pm ET) as he chats with Patrick Cassidy, who is getting the gang back together next week for a reunion of the original company of Assassins.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 2- SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 2- SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Opens On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

On this day in 1995, the Leiber and Stoller musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe opened on Broadway!

Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, and ASSASSINS Original Cast Members to Reunite for ST Photo Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, and ASSASSINS Original Cast Members to Reunite for STUDIO TENN TALKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021

Patrick Cassidy, Artistic Director of Studio Tenn Theatre Company in Franklin, TN, has organized a star-studded 30-year reunion of the original cast and creative team of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Tony Award-winning musical, Assassins.

Cynthia Erivo's Picture Book REMEMBER TO DREAM, EBERE to be Published in September 20 Photo Cynthia Erivo's Picture Book REMEMBER TO DREAM, EBERE to be Published in September 2021 - Available for Pre-Order Now!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2021

Cynthia Erivo's children's book, Remember to Dream, Ebere, illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow, is set to be published on September 28th 2021! 'When Ebere's mother puts her to bed at night, she always says, 'Remember to dream, Ebere.' And dream, Ebere does!'

VIDEO: On This Day, February 14- A BRONX TALE Premieres at Paper Mill Playhouse Photo VIDEO: On This Day, February 14- A BRONX TALE Premieres at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2021

On this day in 2016, the coming of age story of A Bronx Tale made its world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey.

Theater Stories: A CHORUS LINE, The HELLO, DOLLY! Revival, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & Mo Photo Theater Stories: A CHORUS LINE, The HELLO, DOLLY! Revival, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD & More About The Shubert Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Shubert Theatre! Learn about one of the longest running Broadway shows of all time, A Chorus Line, the incredibly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird, the star-studded revival of Hello, Dolly! and more.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in M Photo Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2021

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Talks About Playing Aretha Franklin on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Photo VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Talks About Playing Aretha Franklin on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2021

Cynthia talks about moving to Los Angeles, meeting Oprah and Jason Bateman for the first time, getting a Critics Choice Award nomination for “The Outsider,” and playing Aretha Franklin in “Genius: Aretha.”

Cynthia Erivo Unveils Key Art for GENIUS: ARETHA Photo Cynthia Erivo Unveils Key Art for GENIUS: ARETHA
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2021

Cynthia Erivo marked her birthday by unveiling the exclusive key art to National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series, GENIUS: ARETHA.

Cristin Milioti, Dylan Baker, Christopher Abbott and More Set for Sixth Edition of TH Photo Cristin Milioti, Dylan Baker, Christopher Abbott and More Set for Sixth Edition of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2021

Following its debut on May 6, 2020, The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for a surprise sixth edition airing January 13–17, 2021. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, have also announced that this online theater initiative brought together 137 artists, and premiered 56 new theater works.

BWW Interview: SOMEBODY FEED PHIL Creator Phil Rosenthal Shines a Bright Light on a D Photo BWW Interview: SOMEBODY FEED PHIL Creator Phil Rosenthal Shines a Bright Light on a Difficult Year
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 31, 2020

Not much was cause for celebration in 2020 - excluding the release of season four of 'Somebody Feed Phil,' the hilarious, heartfelt food and travel series from 'Everybody Loves Raymond' creator Phil Rosenthal. 

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Chanukah Spectacular Entertains Global Audi Photo The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Chanukah Spectacular Entertains Global Audience Of More Than 22K
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020

More than 22,000 people from across the globe tuned in to the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's star-studded celebration, the Folksbiene Chanukah Spectacular, an evening filled with song, dance, comedy and cameo celebrity appearances - all highlighting the vibrancy and joy of Yiddish theater.

Bobby Conte Thornton to Celebrate ALONG THE WAY Album Release With In-Person and Stre Photo Bobby Conte Thornton to Celebrate ALONG THE WAY Album Release With In-Person and Streamed Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020

Bobby Conte Thornton (A Bronx Tale, Company) will celebrate the release of his debut album “Along The Way”, available digitally on Broadway Records, with an in-person and streamed concert this Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 7pm at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center in Gateway, Montana, at an altitude of 7500 feet.

Cynthia Erivo Produces, Stars in New Film About African Princess Sarah Forbes Bonetta Photo Cynthia Erivo Produces, Stars in New Film About African Princess Sarah Forbes Bonetta
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2020

Broadway star Cynthia Erivo has joined the cast of an upcoming film about 19th century African princess Sarah Forbes Bonetta.

VIDEO: On This Day, December 1- A BRONX TALE Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, December 1- A BRONX TALE Opens On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020

A Bronx Tale is the second longest running show in the history of the Longacre Theatre.

Matthew Saldivar and Mia Katigbak to Appear Next on KEEN AFTER HOURS Photo Matthew Saldivar and Mia Katigbak to Appear Next on KEEN AFTER HOURS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours.  Matthew Saldivar will be featured tonight, Monday November 30th followed Mia Katigbak next Monday, December 7th. Keen After Hours is free and open to all..

129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream From Home in 2021 Photo 129 Musicals & Shows You Can Stream From Home in 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020

BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,

Kathleen Chalfant, Matthew Saldivar and More to Join KEEN AFTER HOURS Photo Kathleen Chalfant, Matthew Saldivar and More to Join KEEN AFTER HOURS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours. Kathleen Chalfant will be featured on November 23rd, followed by Matthew Saldivar finishing off the month on November 30th.

Carol Burnett, Billy Crystal, Beanie Feldstein, Mandy Patinkin & More Join FOLKSBIENE Photo Carol Burnett, Billy Crystal, Beanie Feldstein, Mandy Patinkin & More Join FOLKSBIENE CHANUKAH SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

Yiddish song, dance, comedy and celebration - from across the globe - come together when the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presents a Folksbiene Chanukah Spectacular this December, featuring an international array of more than 50 stars - from Broadway music, movies and television to the Yiddish stage.

Livestream Performance of Ronald Guttman in THE FALL Now Available to View Photo Livestream Performance of Ronald Guttman in THE FALL Now Available to View
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

In Alexis Lloyd's solo theatrical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning French author Albert Camus's The Fall, New York-based, Belgian-born actor Ronald Guttman takes on the role of anguished, exiled Parisian lawyer Jean-Baptiste Clamence, transporting his audience to the last circle of Hell: Amsterdam's red-light district, circa 1956.

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