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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)
Theatre Under the Stars Offers Livestream Concert Series Featuring Patti LuPone, Laur Photo Theatre Under the Stars Offers Livestream Concert Series Featuring Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti, and Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

Theatre Under The Stars announced today that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a three-part virtual concert series, Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway featuring two-time Tony Award¬ģ-winner Patti LuPone, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, and critically-acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams.

COMPANY Star Bobby Conte Thornton Featured On STOPTIME Podcast Photo COMPANY Star Bobby Conte Thornton Featured On STOPTIME Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

STOPTIME: Live in the Moment host Lisa Hopkins speaks with Bobby Conte Thornton about second chances, hard work, getting back to the core of why we do what we do and embracing your inner child. Listen to the full episode.

Up on the Marquee: THE MUSIC MAN Prepares for Broadway's Return at the Winter Garden  Photo Up on the Marquee: THE MUSIC MAN Prepares for Broadway's Return at the Winter Garden Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Broadway just got a little bit brighter! The marquee for The Music Man is now up at the Winter Garden Theatre.¬†Starring two-time Tony Award¬ģ, Grammy Award¬ģ, and Emmy Award¬ģ-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill, and also starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo, preview performances will begin on April 7, 2021.

Cynthia Erivo Launches Production Company Photo Cynthia Erivo Launches Production Company
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Deadline reports that Tony winner and Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo is starting her own production company, called Edith's Daughter.

The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL'S Virtual Play Reading Series Presents Three New Plays Directed  Photo The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL'S Virtual Play Reading Series Presents Three New Plays Directed by Van Dirk Fisher
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents A Virtual Play Reading of CLEANING UP WHEN FRIENDS VISIT written by Grace Gibbons, CHEERS! A BAR STOOL STORY written by Janine D. Robinson and THERAPY written by Ellen Orchid, all 3 plays directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Zoom on SATURDAY, AUGUST 22nd @ 8 PM EST (U.S. and Canada).

Janelle Mon√°e Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT For Final Edition Airing August 5-9 Photo Janelle Mon√°e Joins THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT For Final Edition Airing August 5-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, performer, producer, and actor Janelle Mon√°e has joined the final edition of The Homebound Project as a special guest.

Laurie Metcalf, Kelli O'Hara, Amanda Seyfried and More Set for Fifth and Final Editio Photo Laurie Metcalf, Kelli O'Hara, Amanda Seyfried and More Set for Fifth and Final Edition of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for its fifth and final edition of new online theater benefiting hungry children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, have also announced that over $100,000 has been raised to date for No Kid Hungry.

Breaking: THE MUSIC MAN, with Hugh Jackman & Sutton Foster, Officially Pushed to Spri Photo Breaking: THE MUSIC MAN, with Hugh Jackman & Sutton Foster, Officially Pushed to Spring 2021; New Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

There's not quite 'trouble' in River City, but, it might take a bit longer than expected for the train to reach Iowa. BroadwayWorld has just learned that¬†the start of preview performances and the opening night of the highly-anticipated revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man have been rescheduled. Starring two-time Tony Award¬ģ, Grammy Award¬ģ, and Emmy Award¬ģ-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill, and also starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo, preview performances of The Music Man are now set to begin on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, with Opening Night scheduled for Thursday, May 20 at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway). As a result of New York State's ban on large gatherings, rehearsals (which were to have begun June 29), will now commence on Monday, February 8.

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Annie Golden Photo Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Annie Golden
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 22, 2020

Today's episode features stage and screen star Annie Golden! Annie considers herself the illegitimate child of the legitimate theatre, having been discovered on the Bowery fronting a rock band, and cast by Milos Forman as Jeannie in Hair, the 1978 film.

Daveed Diggs and C.A. Johnson Join THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT; Returning June 24-28 Photo Daveed Diggs and C.A. Johnson Join THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT; Returning June 24-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020

The Homebound Project will return on June 24a?"28 with its Third Edition performance. Tony Winner Daveed Diggs and playwright C.A. Johnson join the previously announced team of 12 actors and 11 playwrights in this independent theater initiative benefiting hungry children affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Phillipa Soo, Blair Underwood, Michael R. Jackson & More Set for Third Edition of THE Photo Phillipa Soo, Blair Underwood, Michael R. Jackson & More Set for Third Edition of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

Following their debut on May 6, The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for its third edition of new online theater benefiting children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The all-volunteer team behind this independent theater initiative has also announced that a fourth edition will take place June 24-28, 2020.

Wake Up With BWW 5/22: SMASH is Headed to Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/22: SMASH is Headed to Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2020

Today's top stories: SMASH is headed to Broadway, hear Phillipa Soo sing 'How Far I'll Go', Seth Rudetsky brings his concert series online, featuring Kelli O'Hara, Jeremy Jordan, and Jessie Mueller, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 21- with Lea Salonga and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 21- with Lea Salonga and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

Today (May 21) in live streaming: Tiler Peck is joined by Ramin Karimloo and Lea Salonga, daddy Long Legs reunites, and so much more!

VIDEO: Jerry Zaks Shares Updates on Future of THE MUSIC MAN, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and His  Photo VIDEO: Jerry Zaks Shares Updates on Future of THE MUSIC MAN, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and His Latest Project- LOVE LETTERS!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 21, 2020

Jerry Zaks knew he had a busy year ahead when 2020 began. The four-time Tony winner started the year in rehearsals for Mrs. Doubtfire, which began previews at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on March 9. Of course, plans changed when Broadway shut down on March 13, leaving an unsure future for the musical, as well as Zaks' next project, the fall revival of The Music Man.

VIDEO: Watch Bryan Cranston and Sally Field in LOVE LETTERS- Live Tonight! Photo VIDEO: Watch Bryan Cranston and Sally Field in LOVE LETTERS- Live Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

Broadway's Best Shows, a new home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway's Best, continues tonight with A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS starring Bryan Cranston and Sally Field, directed by Jerry Zaks. The one-night-only event will be livestreamed at 8PM EST/5PM PST and 11PM EST/8PM PST right here.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 20- with Michael Urie, Dana Delany, BOMBSHELL a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 20- with Michael Urie, Dana Delany, BOMBSHELL and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

Today (May 20) in live streaming: Bombshell is back, Urie, Delany and Donovan visit Backstage LIVE, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 19- with Sierra Boggess,  Alanis Morissette and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 19- with Sierra Boggess, Alanis Morissette and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

Today (May 19) in live streaming: Jagged cast performs live, Sierra Boggess takes over at Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 18- with  Laura Benanti, Meryl Streep and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 18- with Laura Benanti, Meryl Streep and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

Today (May 18) in live streaming: Laura Benanti hosts Stars in the House, Broadway comes together for Covenant House, and so much more!

BWW Review: SEE THE NANCE, ACT ONE, HAMILTON, ALLEGIANCE, AND PRIDE SPECTACULAR CONCE Photo BWW Review: SEE THE NANCE, ACT ONE, HAMILTON, ALLEGIANCE, AND PRIDE SPECTACULAR CONCERT, BUT NOT SHOWS at Cleveland And National Venues
by Roy Berko - May 16, 2020

TheaterWorksUSA Launches New Education Initiative TheaterWorksUSAcademy Photo TheaterWorksUSA Launches New Education Initiative TheaterWorksUSAcademy
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

TheaterWorksUSA has adapted to this current situation in a way that will benefit young audiences around the country now and for the future, with the creation and launch of TheaterWorksUSAcademy.

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