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Date of Birth: July 05, 1980 (39)
Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: FALSETTOSThrowing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: FALSETTOS
by Ben Rimalower - Mar 1, 2019

Okay, this week, I only have to throw out two CDs, but it hurts! I'll never forget May 31, 1992--the 46th Annual Tony Awards. I had just turned 16 and was eagerly tuning in to absorb the Broadway of it all. I didn't really know much about any of the shows, other than that friends and family in New York had flipped for Guys And Dolls and that my parents had loved an earlier incarnation of Jelly's Last Jam when it played the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Glenn Close was hosting and Patti LuPone was presenting and I was not moving from my seat on the couch until I had a ranked list of the shows I wanted to see when I got to New York to visit my grandparents for Thanksgiving. (more...)

Samantha Massell & More Will Star in Updated RAGSSamantha Massell & More Will Star in Updated RAGS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Known for its illustrious Central Chamber Series, Central Presbyterian Church (593 Park Avenue) is proud to announce the addition of its Central Theatrical Series. The series will present material that explores the reality of the human condition and offers hope to a complex and challenging world.   Carolyn Rossi Copeland will serve as Artistic Producing Director and Breezy Wynn and Vance Thompson will serve as Executive Producers. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September ProgramFeinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Zach Adkins, Samantha Massell And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekZach Adkins, Samantha Massell And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Now And Then: Current and Former Broadway Kids Take The Stage at 54 BelowNow And Then: Current and Former Broadway Kids Take The Stage at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Current and Former Broadway Kids in Now and Then: Current AND Former Broadway Kids Take the Stage! on Sunday, September 2nd at 9:30 PM. Broadway kids of the past and present join forces for this special one-night event! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Majestic Theatre Presents THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXASPhoto Flash: The Majestic Theatre Presents THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

This happy-go-lucky view of small-town vice and statewide political side-stepping recounts the good times and the demise of the Chicken Ranch, known since the 1850s as one of the better pleasure palaces in all of Texas. Governors, senators, mayors, and even victorious college football teams frequent Miss Mona's cozy bordello, until that Puritan nemesis Watchdog focuses his television cameras and his righteous indignation on the institution. (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of TONY, Day 19: Welcome to Falsettoland!
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2017

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Tony Award Countdown: 30 Days of TONY, a loving look at some of the most memorable moments from Tony's history featuring today's nominees! (more...)

Three-Time MVP Alex Rodriguez Joins FOX Sports as Full-Time Analyst
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Fresh off working as a guest studio analyst during FOX Sports' coverage of Major League Baseball's historic postseason run in 2016, World Series Champion and three-time American League Most Valuable Player, Alex Rodriguez, joins FOX Sports, as a full-time analyst. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Tight Knit Family of FALSETTOS Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Oct 28, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater's new production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos opened just last night at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48 Street), where it runs for 14 weeks only . BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Ridge Recap: The Original Cast of FALSETTOS Talks Favorite Moments, Staying on Pitch, and How They Feel About Passing the Torch
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered on Broadway in 1992, the show gained instant status as a game changer. With William Finn's brave new style of musical theatre composition and in placing the lives of queer characters at the forefront of its storytelling, the show has become a cultural landmark and a blueprint for the array of modern musical theatre that followed in its wake. (more...)

Ridge Recap: The Original Cast of FALSETTOS Talks Lapine, Finn, and How They Almost Didn't Make It to Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 30, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered on Broadway in 1992, the show gained instant status as a game changer. With William Finn's brave new style of musical theatre composition and in placing the lives of queer characters at the forefront of its storytelling, the show has become a cultural landmark and a blueprint for the array of modern musical theatre that followed in its wake. (more...)

Ridge Recap: How the Original Tight Knit Family of FALSETTOS Almost Never Happened
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 20, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered on Broadway in 1992, the show gained instant status as a game changer. With William Finn's brave new style of musical theatre composition and in placing the lives of queer characters at the forefront of its storytelling, a tactic that had not yet been seen in musicals up until that point, the show has become a cultural landmark and a blueprint for the array of modern musical theatre that followed in its wake. (more...)

This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 9/12 - 9/19/2016
by - Sep 19, 2016

Hottest Videos on BroadwayWorld.com 9/12 - 9/19/2016. (more...)

THEN AND NOW: Welcome Back to Falsettoland with the Original Broadway Cast- Passing the Torch
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld has reunited the original cast (Michael Rupert, Stephen Borgardus, Carolee Carmello, Heather MacRae, Chip Zien and Jonathan Kaplan) to reminisce about all things Falsettos. In Part 3, watch as they chat about passing the torch to a new generation of performers and share advice for the new Broadway company. (more...)

THEN AND NOW: Welcome Back to Falsettoland with the Original Broadway Cast- Getting to Broadway
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 14, 2016

BroadwayWorld has reunited the original cast (Michael Rupert, Stephen Borgardus, Carolee Carmello, Heather MacRae, Chip Zien and Jonathan Kaplan) to reminisce about all things Falsettos. In Part 2, watch as they recall the long road to Broadway- from March of the Falsettos, to Falsettoland and beyond. Click here to watch Part 1 and check back Friday, September 16, to watch the final edition! (more...)

THEN AND NOW: Welcome Back to Falsettoland with the Original Broadway Cast- The Beginning
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld has reunited the original cast (Michael Rupert, Stephen Borgardus, Carolee Carmello, Heather MacRae, Chip Zien and Jonathan Kaplan) to reminisce about all things Falsettos. In Part 1, watch as they take us back to the beginning, and explain how they first became involved with the ground-breaking musical. Check back Wednesday, September 14, to watch Part 2! (more...)

HOMELAND's Claire Danes Honored at Steppenwolf's 'Women in the Arts' Luncheon Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomes acclaimed film and television star Claire Danes as the guest of honor at the annual Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon today, February 4, 2016 at 12 noon. The luncheon features an in-depth conversation with Claire Danes about her incredible career and impact as a leading woman in the arts. (more...)

HOMELAND's Claire Danes to Be Honored at Steppenwolf's 'Women in the Arts' Luncheon This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced acclaimed film and television star Claire Danes as the guest of honor at the annual Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 12 noon (location TBD). The luncheon features an in-depth conversation with Claire Danes about her incredible career and impact as a leading woman in the arts. (more...)

Director Alfonso Cuaron Named President of International Jury for Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2015

Director Alfonso Cuarón (Y tu mamà también, Children of Men, Gravity) will chair the International Jury for the Competition of the 72nd Venice International Film Festival (2-12 September 2015), which will award the Golden Lion for Best Film and the other official prizes. (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Scott Adsit, and More Lead GRAVID WATER Comedy Show at UCB Theatre, 12/26-1/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2014

Stephen Ruddy presens GRAVID WATER, Jan. 26 at UCB Theatre, NY. (more...)

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