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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)
Wake Up With BWW 5/11: COME FROM AWAY, COMPANY, MRS. DOUBTFIRE Announce Reopening Dat Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/11: COME FROM AWAY, COMPANY, MRS. DOUBTFIRE Announce Reopening Dates
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2021

Today's top stories: reopening dates have been announced for Come From Away, Company, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more!

PHOTO: Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster in Rehearsal For THE MUSIC MAN Photo PHOTO: Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster in Rehearsal For THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021

Hugh Jackman has posted a new photo from rehearsal for The Music Man, featuring himself and Sutton Foster.

MRS. DOUBTFIRE to Resume Broadway Previews This October Photo MRS. DOUBTFIRE to Resume Broadway Previews This October
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021

Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical comedy with a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, directed by Jerry Zaks, will open on Broadway this fall with Tony Award nominee Rob McClure in the title role at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 16- with Ana Villafa√Īe, Michael Cerveris, and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 16- with Ana Villafa√Īe, Michael Cerveris, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021

Today (April 16) in live streaming: an Assassins reunion, Ana Villafa√Īe in concert, and more!

VIDEO: Watch an ASSASSINS Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch an ASSASSINS Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with an ASSASSINS Reunion with Michael Cerveris, Greg Germann, Annie Golden, Terrence Mann, Debra Monk, Anne L. Nathan, Lee WIlkof and Jerry Zaks.  The Angie Torres Charitable Trust is generously offering a $2,500 matching donation for tonight's show!

Hillary Clinton Joins ASSASSINS Event 'Tell The Story' from Classic Stage Company Photo Hillary Clinton Joins ASSASSINS Event 'Tell The Story' from Classic Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021

Former Secretary of State and avid theatergoer Hillary Rodham Clinton will participate in Classic Stage Company's event Tell the Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, delivering remarks about the timely and timeless American musical.

130 Musicals That You Can Stream Now! Photo 130 Musicals That You Can Stream Now!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 4, 2021

Looking for a way to pass the time while at home? BroadwayWorld has made a list of musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or BroadwayHD, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 

BWW Interview: Lorin Latarro Talks Creating the Choreography for MRS. DOUBTFIRE, WAIT Photo BWW Interview: Lorin Latarro Talks Creating the Choreography for MRS. DOUBTFIRE, WAITRESS, THE VISITOR & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 27, 2021

Lorin Latarro is one of the most sought after, in-demand choreographers on Broadway today. A Drama Desk, Lortel, and Chita Rivera nominee, Latarro's credits list as a choreographer is eye-popping and ever-growing. Her upcoming projects include Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway, The Visitor at the Public Theater, and more.

Theater Stories: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, MRS. DOUBTFIRE & More About the  Photo Theater Stories: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, MRS. DOUBTFIRE & More About the Stephen Sondheim Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Stephen Sondheim Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest-running show, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, the show currently inhabiting the theatre, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more!

MRS. DOUBTFIRE Director Reveals There is an R-Rated Cut of the Film Photo MRS. DOUBTFIRE Director Reveals There is an R-Rated Cut of the Film
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2021

Director Chris Columbus has revealed that an R-rated version of the 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire exists.

VIDEO: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Re-Releases 'As Long As There is Love' to Mark the Anniversary  Photo VIDEO: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Re-Releases 'As Long As There is Love' to Mark the Anniversary of the Broadway Shutdown
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2021

MRS. DOUBTFIRE has re-released their 'As Long As There is Love' video to mark the one-year anniversary of the Broadway shutdown. MRS. DOUBTFIRE the Broadway musical played 3 previews at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre before an executive order from the Governor of New York State shut down Broadway on March 12, 2020.

Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, Steven Pasquale, Ethan Slater, Judy Kuhn & More to Ta Photo Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, Steven Pasquale, Ethan Slater, Judy Kuhn & More to Take Part in CSC's TELL THE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021

Classic Stage Company will present Tell The Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins. The evening will feature cast members of the original Off-Broadway company, the Broadway revival, and Doyle’s upcoming CSC production.

VIDEO: Courtney B. Vance Gushes Over Aretha Franklin on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Courtney B. Vance Gushes Over Aretha Franklin on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2021

Courtney B. Vance talks about the pandemic ruining his 60th birthday and shares what he learned about Aretha Franklin while filming his show Genius: Aretha.

VIDEO: Watch Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, and ASSASSINS Original Cast Reunite- Wat Photo VIDEO: Watch Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, and ASSASSINS Original Cast Reunite- Watch Now!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021

The free online event will take place tonight, Monday, March 8 (8pm EST), as part of the 'Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations with Patrick Cassidy' series. Check back right here at BroadwayWorld to watch live!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 8- with Stephen Sondheim, Victor Garber, and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 8- with Stephen Sondheim, Victor Garber, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021

Today (March 8) in live streaming: an Assassins reunion, Shakespeare@ Home presents Julius Caesar, and more!

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.

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