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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)
BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Update: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - Ahmanson Leads Best Touri Photo BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Update: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - Ahmanson Leads Best Touring Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes 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!

THE MUSIC MAN to Hold Open Casting Call for Child and Teen Dancers December 8 in New  Photo THE MUSIC MAN to Hold Open Casting Call for Child and Teen Dancers December 8 in New York City
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019

The Music Man, coming to Broadway Fall 2020, is seeking the CHILDREN and TEENAGERS of River City, Iowa. Top-tier dancers with strong technique who can sing. Any ethnicity, ages 8-17.

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by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2019

BWW Interview: Chatting With HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Star, Carolee Carmello Photo BWW Interview: Chatting With HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Star, Carolee Carmello
by Taylor Clemons - Dec 2, 2019

Broadway legend Carolee Carmello took a break from life in Yonkers to talk to me about Hello, Dolly!, life on tour, and so much more.

MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Be Extended Through January 4, 2020 Photo MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Be Extended Through January 4, 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019

It's been extended, poppets! Following a week of sold out previews, The 5th Avenue Theatre has announce that the world premiere production of Mrs. Doubtfire has been extended through January 4, 2020 by overwhelming demand. Mrs. Doubtfire, which officially opens Friday, December 13, 2019, will play an additional week past the original December 29, 2019 closing date. Please see the end of this release for performance details.

December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Los Angeles Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Los Angeles Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.

First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Los Angeles Awards!  Photo First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Los Angeles Awards!
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019

Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!

A BRONX TALE Will Play North Charleston Performing Arts Center Photo A BRONX TALE Will Play North Charleston Performing Arts Center
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2019

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 North Charleston Performing Arts Center April 24 a?" 26, 2020. Reserved seat tickets go on sale Monday, November 18 at 10 AM and are available online at Ticketmaster.com or at the North Charleston Coliseum Advance Ticket Office. For groups of 10 or more, call (843) 529-5007. The show is part of the Best of Broadway series.

VIDEO: Rob McClure Talks MRS. DOUBTFIRE, Parenthood, And More! Photo VIDEO: Rob McClure Talks MRS. DOUBTFIRE, Parenthood, And More!
by Stage Tube - Nov 8, 2019

Check out a brand new interview with Tony-nominee, Rob McClure, as he prepares to bring the iconic nanny, Mrs. Doubtfire, to life in a brand-new musical adaptation of the film!

BWW Review: A BRONX TALE National Tour Photo BWW Review: A BRONX TALE National Tour
by Nicole Ackman - Nov 6, 2019

Audiences might be familiar with the 1993 film, a?oeA Bronx Tale,a?? which was directed by and starred Robert De Niro. It's the tale of a young man growing up in the Bronx in the 1960s who is torn between his father and the Mafia boss who takes him under his wing. The film also featured its writer, Chazz Palminteri, and was based on his one-man play of the same name. The musical A BRONX TALE was adapted by Palminteri from that play over the course of a decade and opened on Broadway in 2016. It is this production that is at DPAC this week, as a stop on its second national tour.

Ariana DeBose Joins Cast of Ryan Murphy's Netflix Adaptation of THE PROM Photo Ariana DeBose Joins Cast of Ryan Murphy's Netflix Adaptation of THE PROM
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 1, 2019

Ariana Debose has joined the cast of Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of The Prom, according to Deadline.

Tickets For MRS. DOUBTFIRE On Broadway Are Now On Sale Photo Tickets For MRS. DOUBTFIRE On Broadway Are Now On Sale
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2019

Tickets for the Broadway premiere of Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical, are now on sale at Telecharge.com. Produced by multi-Tony Award winner Kevin McCollum (Avenue Q, Rent, In The Heights, Something Rotten!), Mrs. Doubtfire is based on Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture. Mrs. Doubtfire will begin previews on Monday, March 9, 2020 and open on Sunday, April 5 at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd St).

A BRONX TALE Plays Detroit's Fisher Theatre This January Photo A BRONX TALE Plays Detroit's Fisher Theatre This January
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 30, 2019

Broadway In Detroit is pleased to announce that 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 Detroit's Fisher Theatre, January 21 a?" February 2, 2020.

TheaterWorksUSA Returns To BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center With DRAGONS LOVE TACO Photo TheaterWorksUSA Returns To BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center With DRAGONS LOVE TACOS & OTHER STORIES and PETER PAN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 28, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA is partnering with BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center once again to bring their high-quality family entertainment to New York City.

VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo Talk About Playing Harriet Tubman on LIVE WITH KELLY AND R Photo VIDEO: Watch Cynthia Erivo Talk About Playing Harriet Tubman on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN!
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

Cynthia Erivo talks about playing Harriet Tubman and what she learned about her in preparing for the role.

Full Cast Announced for MRS. DOUBTFIRE Including Cameron Adams, Doreen Montalvo, and  Photo Full Cast Announced for MRS. DOUBTFIRE Including Cameron Adams, Doreen Montalvo, and More
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2019

Complete casting has been announced for Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical that will have its world premiere this holiday season at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, playing November 26 a?' December 29, 2019.

A BRONX TALE Launches Tour from The Palace Photo A BRONX TALE Launches Tour from The Palace
by Julie Musbach - Oct 22, 2019

NETworks Presentations announces the 2019a?'2020 North American Tour of A BRONX TALE will launch at the Palace Theater in Waterbury with performances October 22 through 24, starring 2015 American Idol winner Nick Fradiani in the role of Lorenzo. Tickets may be purchased at the Box office by calling 203.346.2000, online at www.palacetheaterct.org or in person at100 East Main Street, Waterbury.

Breaking: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Open on Broadway in Spring 2020 at the Stephen Sondheim Photo Breaking: MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Open on Broadway in Spring 2020 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 16, 2019

This just in! Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical based on the film of the same name, will open on Broadway this coming spring at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Previews will begin Monday, March 9, 2020 in advance of an official opening night on Sunday, April 5, 2020.

HELLO, DOLLY! National Tour Plays the Aronoff Center Photo HELLO, DOLLY! National Tour Plays the Aronoff Center
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019

The producers of HELLO, DOLLY!, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, and Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati presented by TriHealth announced today that single tickets for the National Tour starring Carolee Carmello will go on sale Friday, October 11 at 9:00AM. Tickets will be available at the Aronoff Center box office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, by visiting CincinnatiArts.org, or by calling 513.621.2787. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 513.369.4363.

Rialto Chatter: Will MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical Land on Broadway Next Year? Photo Rialto Chatter: Will MRS. DOUBTFIRE Musical Land on Broadway Next Year?
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 10, 2019

A recent Facebook post from Miranda Hillard, the character played by Sally Field in the 1993 film, teases the musical and makes us wonder if the announcement of a Broadway transfer is imminent.

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