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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)
Rob McClure Addresses Concerns Over MRS. DOUBTFIRE's Impact On Transgender Community  Photo Rob McClure Addresses Concerns Over MRS. DOUBTFIRE's Impact On Transgender Community At BroadwayCon
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2020

Rob McClure addressed concerns about how the upcoming Mrs. Doubtfire handles it's crossdressing lead character following media reports of the show seeking advice from GLAAD, amongst other LGBTQ+ advocating organizations. McClure spoke about the issue during the show's mainstage panel at BroadwayCon. How Broadway shows address characters in drag has been a recurring heated debate amongst fans and transgender/gender non-conforming audiences.

BWW TV: Watch Rob McClure Perform Two Songs From MRS. DOUBTFIRE at BroadwayCon Photo BWW TV: Watch Rob McClure Perform Two Songs From MRS. DOUBTFIRE at BroadwayCon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2020

Rob McClure performed two songs from Mrs. Doubtfire at BroadwayCon! Take a look below!

Video: Rob McClure Shares a First Peek at MRS. DOUBTFIRE Photo Video: Rob McClure Shares a First Peek at MRS. DOUBTFIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

Everyone's favorite nanny is on her way to Broadway in Mrs. Doubtfire!

BWW Review: A BRONX TALE at Hanover Theatre In Worcester, MA Photo BWW Review: A BRONX TALE at Hanover Theatre In Worcester, MA
by Jan Nargi - Jan 19, 2020

If you like your coming-of-age-on-the-mean-streets stories served with an extra side of red sauce, then Chazz Palminteri's semi-autobiographical A BRONX TALE is for you. Featuring characters with names like Rudy the Voice, Eddie Mush, Jojo the Whale and Frankie Coffeecake, this musical adaptation of Palminteri's acclaimed movie, later made into a one-man Broadway play in which Palminteri also starred, pits the young Calogero (Trey Murphy) in a tug of war between his upstanding blue collar Dad, Lorenzo (American Idol winner Nick Fradiani), and the flashy mob boss Sonny (Jeff Brooks) whom the newly dubbed a?oeCa?? idolizes.

JAGGED LITTLE PILL and MRS. DOUBTFIRE Have Joined the BroadwayCon Lineup Photo JAGGED LITTLE PILL and MRS. DOUBTFIRE Have Joined the BroadwayCon Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

BroadwayCon will welcome new musicals Jagged Little Pill and Mrs. Doubtfire to the 2020 MainStage Spotlight Session lineup. Attendees will be treated to an exclusive look behind the curtain at the creation of Jagged Little Pill on Sunday, January 26, at 12:30 p.m. with cast members Antonio Cipriano (Phoenix), Kathryn Gallagher (Bella), Celia Rose Gooding (Frankie Healy), Derek Klena (Nick Healy), Sean Allan Krill (Steve Healy), Lauren Patten (Jo), and Elizabeth Stanley (Mary Jane Healy), moderated by Jerry Portwood, Rolling Stone Digital Director.

A BRONX TALE Will Play the Providence Performing Arts Center Photo A BRONX TALE Will Play the Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

A BRONX TALE will play at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) February 21 - 23, 2020. A BRONX TALE features a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater.

BWW Interview: Jane Brockman of HELLO, DOLLY! at Bass Concert Hall Photo BWW Interview: Jane Brockman of HELLO, DOLLY! at Bass Concert Hall
by Kathy Strain - Jan 14, 2020

HELLO, DOLLY! has been entertaining audiences since it first hit Broadway in 1964 with Carol Channing as Dolly Gallagher Levi. As many productions and revivals ensued, the endearing qualities of this stellar show continue to sell-out. Currently on tour in North America, BWW caught up with actress Jane Brockman who plays Erestina as well as understudying Dolly.

Up on the Marquee: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Arrives on Broadway Photo Up on the Marquee: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Arrives on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2020

MRS. DOUBTFIRE features a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell and music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, the Tony Award nominated team behind Something Rotten! Four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!) will direct and Lorin Latarro (Waitress) will choreograph. Ethan Popp (Tina) will serve as Music Supervisor, Arranger and Orchestrator.

BWW Flashback: Celebrate Cynthia Erivo's Birthday With A Look Back At THE COLOR PURPL Photo BWW Flashback: Celebrate Cynthia Erivo's Birthday With A Look Back At THE COLOR PURPLE's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 8, 2020

She's beautiful, and she's here! Today, January 8th, marks the birthday of Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo! To celebrate the powerhouse performer's special day, we're looking back at the opening night of her Broadway debut in The Color Purple! Check out the video to see Cynthia alongside Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks, and more bringing the beloved show back to the Great White Way!

Cynthia Erivo Was Asked To Sing at BAFTAS Despite All-White Acting Nominees Photo Cynthia Erivo Was Asked To Sing at BAFTAS Despite All-White Acting Nominees
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

According to Variety, Tony winner Cynthia Erivo was asked to sing at the BAFTAs - despite the fact that the British awards show only nominated white actors in best leading and supporting actor categories.

A BRONX TALE Comes to Kravis Center Photo A BRONX TALE Comes to Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

The North American Tour of A BRONX TALE, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater will play The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts as a part of its Kravis On Broadway series January 7 a?" 12. Tickets are on sale now at kravis.org.

VIDEO: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Comes to Broadway in 2020 - Watch the Brand New Trailer! Photo VIDEO: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Comes to Broadway in 2020 - Watch the Brand New Trailer!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

Happy new year, poppets! Mrs. Doubtfire hits Broadway in 2020, and we're kicking off the year with a brand new trailer for the show.

Something's Coming... What Does 2020 Have in Store For Broadway? Photo Something's Coming... What Does 2020 Have in Store For Broadway?
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2019

2019 has come and gone, which means it's time to get excited for the new shows coming in 2020! This year will bring anticipated revivals of Company, West Side Story, and The Music Man, fan favorite Six, brand new musicals Diana, Mrs. Doubtfire, and MJ, and many more.

What Were The Top Played Broadway Cast Recordings Of The Decade? Photo What Were The Top Played Broadway Cast Recordings Of The Decade?
by BWW Special - Dec 27, 2019

Broadway has been home to a lot of incredible shows over the past decade, and what better way to keep on living through those memories than by listening to those cast recordings?

Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Photo Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019

There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Cynthia Erivo to Receive Breakthrough Performance Award at Palm Springs Film Festival Photo Cynthia Erivo to Receive Breakthrough Performance Award at Palm Springs Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Cynthia Erivo will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award at the the Palm Springs Film Festival on January 2

December 19th Update: THE GUY WHO DIDN'T LIKE MUSICALS - Matrix Theatre Leads Best Mu Photo December 19th Update: THE GUY WHO DIDN'T LIKE MUSICALS - Matrix Theatre Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW Los Angeles Awards Voting
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo Perform a Tribute to Earth, Wind, and Fire at the 42ND ANN Photo VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo Perform a Tribute to Earth, Wind, and Fire at the 42ND ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Award-winning actress, singer, and songwriter Cynthia Erivo pays tribute to 2019 Kennedy Center Honoree Earth, Wind & Fire.

Review Roundup: MRS. DOUBTFIRE's Pre-Broadway Engagement in Seattle - What Do the Cri Photo Review Roundup: MRS. DOUBTFIRE's Pre-Broadway Engagement in Seattle - What Do the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Dec 16, 2019

Mrs. Doubtfire recently celebrated its opening night of its pre-Broadway engagement at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. Let's see what the critics are saying...

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

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