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Date of Birth: January 29, 1917
Date of Death: February 20, 2005 (88)

Birth Place: Santa Ana, CA, USA
THE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT to Benefit The Actor's Fund Photo THE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT to Benefit The Actor's Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

a?oeTHE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT - A BENEFIT FOR THE ACTORS FUNDa?? will be live streamed on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 5 PM Pacific on the Actors Fund YouTube channel.

BWW Feature: Back To Live Photo BWW Feature: Back To Live
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 6, 2020

As New York City and neighboring areas reopen, club acts are going back on the stage. Here, Stephen Mosher talks to some of the first artists to test the waters.

BWW Feature: Cabaret and Broadway Performers Appear In Bloomfield Outdoor Dinner & Co Photo BWW Feature: Cabaret and Broadway Performers Appear In Bloomfield Outdoor Dinner & Concert Series
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 13, 2020

NiCori Studios and Productions goes back to work in this socially distanced concert and dinner series taking place in Bloomfield New Jersey featuring some of cabaret's best artists.

Actor and Teacher Earl McCarroll Dies at 80 Photo Actor and Teacher Earl McCarroll Dies at 80
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that actor and teacher Earl McCarroll has passed away. He was 80 years old. He died on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at his home in Pennsylvania.

New and Upcoming Book and Music Releases For the Week of April 20 - SING STREET, All- Photo New and Upcoming Book and Music Releases For the Week of April 20 - SING STREET, All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2020

Need something new to read or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

Upcoming CD Releases for April 2020 Photo Upcoming CD Releases for April 2020
by - Apr 1, 2020

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for April, 2020.

The 9 Best Broadway Holiday Albums of 2019! Photo The 9 Best Broadway Holiday Albums of 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

Tis the season for holiday tunes! From festive favorites to brand-new bops, Broadway isn't disappointing this year, with a huge variety of new holiday albums from your favorite artists to put under the tree. Check out a full list of 2019 holiday albums from Broadway best and brightest!

Artist Series Concerts Kicks Off The Holidays With PIANO GRAND: The Holiday Edition! Photo Artist Series Concerts Kicks Off The Holidays With PIANO GRAND: The Holiday Edition!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota kicks off the holiday season with an all-new holiday version of a?oePiano Grand,a?? the sellout concert featuring five Steinway & Sons concert grand pianos played by five top area pianists (Dr. Joseph Holt, Don Bryn, Andrew Lapp, Thomas Purviance and Michael Stewart), Sunday, December 8, 4:00 p.m., at the Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota.

BWW Review: BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL PLAYS WITH MUSIC (Splendidly)  at Feinstein's / 54  Photo BWW Review: BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL PLAYS WITH MUSIC (Splendidly) at Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Brady Schwind - Nov 13, 2019

BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL PLAYS WITH MUSIC (Splendidly) at Feinstein's / 54 Below

BWW Interview: National Theater Hall of Fame Inductee Donna McKechnie Reminisces on H Photo BWW Interview: National Theater Hall of Fame Inductee Donna McKechnie Reminisces on Her Broadway Career
by Kevin Doheny - Nov 6, 2019

In celebration of her upcoming induction into the National Theater Hall of Fame on November 18th, I sat down with Broadway legend, Donna McKechnie for a spirited, informative, career-spanning chat.

Ann Hampton Callaway And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Month Photo Ann Hampton Callaway And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

Take A Magical Journey Under The Sea Musical Theatre West's THE LITTLE MERMAID Photo Take A Magical Journey Under The Sea Musical Theatre West's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Take a magical journey under the sea when Musical Theater West (MTW) brings Disney's The Little Mermaid to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center July 12-28.   

Liz Callaway, Andrea McArdle and More Set for 54 Below This Month Photo Liz Callaway, Andrea McArdle and More Set for 54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Legendary Actress and Singer Doris Day Dies at Age 97 Photo Legendary Actress and Singer Doris Day Dies at Age 97
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day has died at age 97, according to AP. Her death was confirmed by her foundation, The Doris Day Animal Foundation.

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: OKLAHOMA! Photo Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: OKLAHOMA!
by Ben Rimalower - Mar 15, 2019

In 10th Grade, I was in the chorus of a production of Oklahoma! in the auditorium of my synagogue and it was the best theatrical experience I've ever had. I remember getting home from the closing night cast party and crying myself to sleep. I could cry now putting on the movie or listening to 'The Farmer and the Cowman,' or maybe most of all, if I sing a little bit of the introduction to the title song.

BWW Interview: Jonathan Cable of JERSEY BOYS at Robinson Performance Hall Photo BWW Interview: Jonathan Cable of JERSEY BOYS at Robinson Performance Hall
by Mike Noland - Oct 8, 2018

From small town Indiana to National tour with Jersey Boys. Jonathan Cable is having a dream of a year!

Carole Cook, Carrie St. Louis, and More Next Week at 54 Below Photo Carole Cook, Carrie St. Louis, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

BWW CLOSE UP: CAROUSEL Photo BWW CLOSE UP: CAROUSEL
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jun 1, 2018

June is busting all over, y en menos de dos meses podremos disfrutar en Barcelonade la version concierto de CAROUSEL, que se representara en el Festival Grec los dias 28 y29 de juliodirigida por Daniel Anglescon direccion musical de Xavier Torrasy coreografia de Γ“scar Reyes.

James A. Rocco To Direct A New YANKEE DOODLE DANDY Photo James A. Rocco To Direct A New YANKEE DOODLE DANDY
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Musical Theatre West will present a new and revised production of Yankee Doodle Dandy, directed and choreographed by James A. Rocco.

Cast Announced For Mother's Day Show At Rockwell Photo Cast Announced For Mother's Day Show At Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

A Classic Broadway Mother's Day, special Mother's Day performance of the ongoing concert series An Evening of Classic Broadway, now in its 5th year, takes place on Sunday, May 13th at Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. Doors open at 4:30 for the 6PM show. Music Director/Master of Ceremonies Brad Ellis and Presenter Fraser Entertainment Group showcase a new cast with each performance, this one consisting of parents and their offspring.

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