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Date Of Birth:
August 20, 1956 (63)
Birth Place:
Rochelle, IL, USA
Bio:
Joan Allen received a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for Lanford Wilson's Burn This, and was Tony-nominated for The Heidi Chronicles. Her most recent Broadway appearance was in Impressionism. Off-Broadway: Delores, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, and Steppenwolf's And a Nightingale Sang..., ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: August 20, 1956 (63)

Birth Place: Rochelle, IL, USA

Bio:
Joan Allen received a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for Lanford Wilson's Burn This, and was Tony-nominated for The Heidi Chronicles. Her most recent Broadway appearance was in Impressionism. Off-Broadway: Delores, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, and Steppenwolf's And a Nightingale Sang..., ... (read more)
Sonorous Road Rep Announces BURN THISSonorous Road Rep Announces BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

BURN THIS is a riveting play about the bloom of love rooted in tragedy. We find ourselves exploring an insular group of friends, mourning the loss of one of their own. The weaving tale between Anna, Burton, and Larry only gets more skewed throughout the play when Robbie's brother shows up at their doorstep. Will love and friendship prevail over loss. Or will sadness, bitterness and anger overwhelm them all? (more...)

Sonorous Road Rep Announces BURN THISSonorous Road Rep Announces BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

BURN THIS is a riveting play about the bloom of love rooted in tragedy. We find ourselves exploring an insular group of friends, mourning the loss of one of their own. The weaving tale between Anna, Burton, and Larry only gets more skewed throughout the play when Robbie's brother shows up at their doorstep. Will love and friendship prevail over loss. Or will sadness, bitterness and anger overwhelm them all? (more...)

Hollywood Star Robert Wagner to Receive Second Gold Coast International Film Festival's 'Golden Era Award'Hollywood Star Robert Wagner to Receive Second Gold Coast International Film Festival's 'Golden Era Award'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Robert Wagner, the handsome and debonair actor and one of the most popular and successful stars in the entertainment industry, has been named to be the recipient of the Gold Coast International Film Festival's second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award. Regina Gil, founder and executive director of the Gold Coast Arts Center and its Gold Coast International Film Festival, announced the selection along with members of an advisory board that included such noted celebrities as Joel Grey, Larry King, Richard Thomas, Edwina Sandys, Mrs. Anthony Katherine Quinn, Tippi Hedren, Greg Mullavey, Carole Shelley, Angie Dickinson, Diane Baker, Stefanie Powers and Constance Towers Gavin. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Celebrate at ICM's 2018 Tony Awards PartyPhoto Flash: Stars Celebrate at ICM's 2018 Tony Awards Party
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

ICM Partners Theater Department hosted their second annual Tony Award Party on Thursday, June 7 at the Whitby Hotel in New York City to celebrate the season's Award Nominees. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Parties Hard at the 2018 Tony Awards Gala!Photo Coverage: Broadway Parties Hard at the 2018 Tony Awards Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 11, 2018

The party's over... The American Theatre Wing's 72nd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, aired live from Radio City Music Hall last night, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway and wrapping up the 2017-18 awards season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Strut the Red Carpet at the 2018 Tony Awards!Photo Coverage: Stars Strut the Red Carpet at the 2018 Tony Awards!
by Walter McBride - Jun 10, 2018

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Josh Groban, Cynthia Erivo, Laura Osnes and more! (more...)

Joel Grey Joins Gold Coast International Film Festival's 'Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award' Advisory BoardJoel Grey Joins Gold Coast International Film Festival's 'Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award' Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Award-winning actor, singer, and dancer, Joel Grey, has been named to a star-studded advisory board to nominate the recipient of the Gold Coast International Film Festival's second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award. Regina Gil, founder and executive director of the Gold Coast Arts Center] and its Gold Coast International Film Festival, announced Grey's appointment to the board which includes such luminaries as Larry King, Richard Thomas, Edwina Sandys, Katherine Quinn, Tippi Hedren, Greg Mullavey, and Carole Shelley. (more...)

Exclusive: Tony Winner Joan Allen Joins THE WAVERLY GALLERY on Broadway!Exclusive: Tony Winner Joan Allen Joins THE WAVERLY GALLERY on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony-winner Joan Allen will return to the stage next season joining the starry cast of Kenneth Lonergan's acclaimed memory play (and 2001 Pulitzer Prize Finalist), The Waverly Gallery.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 4, 2018

Winners for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced just last night at The Town Hall. In keeping with Drama Desk's mission, nominators considered shows that opened on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the 2017-2018 New York theater season in the same competitive categories. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Awards CeremonyPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Awards Ceremony
by Walter McBride - May 25, 2018

The Outer Critics Circle announced the winners for its annual awards on Monday, May 7th and the annual Gala Awards Dinner and presentation of awards to the winners was held yesterday, Thursday, May 24th at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant. BroadwayWorld attended the big event and we're taking you on the red carpet with all of the stars. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE Hits Close to Home at Theatricum BotanicumArthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE Hits Close to Home at Theatricum Botanicum
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

A parable of mass hysteria that draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch hunts of 1692 and McCarthyism, which gripped America in the 1950s, The Crucible by Arthur Miller remains eerily timely in today's climate of fake news. Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum, its own history firmly rooted in the McCarthy-era Hollywood blacklist - when actor Will Geer and his wife, Herta Ware, created the theater as a haven for blacklisted actors - opens a new production of Miller's modern classic onJune 30. Theatricum artistic director Ellen Geer, Will's daughter, is at the helm, with family members Thad Geer,Willow Geer and Melora Marshall featured in the cast. (more...)

Kyle MacLachlan, Joan Allen, Angel Desai, Sonia Manzano, And More to Appear at FOOD52Kyle MacLachlan, Joan Allen, Angel Desai, Sonia Manzano, And More to Appear at FOOD52
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Food, glorious food! We all love to eat it, talk about it, and share it, which is why we're collaborating with the founders of the popular website Food52. (more...)

Joel Grey Joins Gold Coast International Film Festival's Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award Advisory BoardJoel Grey Joins Gold Coast International Film Festival's Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Award-winning actor, singer, and dancer, Joel Grey, has been named to a star-studded advisory board to nominate the recipient of the Gold Coast International Film Festival's second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award. Regina Gil, founder and executive director of the Gold Coast Arts Center] and its Gold Coast International Film Festival, announced Grey's appointment to the board which includes such luminaries as Larry King, Richard Thomas, Edwina Sandys, Katherine Quinn, Tippi Hedren, Greg Mullavey, and Carole Shelley. (more...)

Aaron Lazar to Perform at 54 BelowAaron Lazar to Perform at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents An Evening with Aaron Lazar: From Broadway to Hollywood on June 8 and June 9 at 7 p.m.. With almost a dozen Broadway credits to his name, including Les Miserables, Mamma Mia!, A Little Night Music and The Phantom of the Opera, Aaron Lazar creates a seamless cabaret which features both high-quality singing and a humorous story through-line that can bring an audience to their feet. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE DOPPELGANGER Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: THE DOPPELGANGER Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the highly anticipated world premiere comedy, The Doppelganger (an international farce) written by Chicagoland native Matthew-Lee Erlbach (Showtime's Masters of Sex, Off-Broadway's Handbook for an American Revolutionary). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Firehouse's AN OAK TREEPhoto Flash: First Look at Firehouse's AN OAK TREE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Tim Crouch's play AN OAK TREE is a unique performance experience that revolves around a traveling hypnotist who discovers that the volunteer he's called up from the audience for his show is the father of a girl he accidentally killed in a car accident. As Crouch explains, for the grieving father 'nothing now is what it is. It's like he's in a play - but he doesn't know the words or the moves.' (more...)

Case Western Reserve University And Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Ensemble Class Of 2020 Present FIFTH OF JULYCase Western Reserve University And Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Ensemble Class Of 2020 Present FIFTH OF JULY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program announces the debut performance of the Class of 2020. Fifth of July, from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson, will run in the Helen Theatre at Playhouse Square. (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Announces 2018/19 Season, A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, TRUE WEST, and MoreSteppenwolf Theatre Company Announces 2018/19 Season, A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, TRUE WEST, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Executive Director David Schmitz proudly unveiled today the 2018/19 Season. (more...)

Firehouse Presents AN OAK TREEFirehouse Presents AN OAK TREE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Firehouse Theatre is proud to present the regional premiere of Tim Crouch's play AN OAK TREE. This unique performance experience revolves around a traveling hypnotist who discovers that the volunteer he's called up from the audience for his show is the father of a girl he accidentally killed in a car accident. As Crouch explains, for the grieving father 'nothing now is what it is. It's like he's in a play - but he doesn't know the words or the moves.' (more...)

Steppenwolf Announces New Ensemble MembersSteppenwolf Announces New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro announced today the addition of Celeste M. Cooper and Cliff Chamberlain to the world-renowned Steppenwolf ensemble. Cooper, an in-demand Chicago-based actor, recently performed in Steppenwolf's production of BLKS and Chamberlain, a regular on the Steppenwolf stage, was recently featured in The Minutes by ensemble member Tracy Letts. (more...)

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