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Jonathan Larson Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 04, 1960
Date Of Death:
January 25, 1996 (35)
Birth Place:
Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Bio:
Jonathan Larson received the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for RENT. He also won the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical and the 1994 Richard Rodgers Award for RENT and twice received The Gilman & Gonzales-Falla Theatre Foundation's Comendation Award. In 1989 he was granted the Stephen Sondheim Award ... (read complete bio)
 
Jonathan Larson Headshot
Date of Birth: February 04, 1960
Date of Death: January 25, 1996 (35)

Birth Place: Mount Vernon, New York, USA

Bio:
Jonathan Larson received the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for RENT. He also won the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical and the 1994 Richard Rodgers Award for RENT and twice received The Gilman & Gonzales-Falla Theatre Foundation's Comendation Award. In 1989 he was granted the Stephen Sondheim Award ... (read complete bio)
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Sets Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago Photo THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Sets Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

Broadway In Chicago has announced the reopening of its theatres on October 5, 2021, including two pre-Broadways, PARADISE SQUARE and THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, four direct-from-Broadway productions Disney’s FROZEN, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, COME FROM AWAY, MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL and more.

OC Premiere Of Pasek & Paul's EDGES Marks Return To Live Performances at Chance Theat Photo OC Premiere Of Pasek & Paul's EDGES Marks Return To Live Performances at Chance Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2021

Chance Theater is excited to announce that the Orange County premiere of Pasek and Paul's musical, Edges will be the third show in its 23rd Anniversary Season, and the first show presented live and in-person since shutting its doors on March 13, 2020. This clever and charming musical is directed by Resident Artist James Michael McHale and music direction is by Resident Artist Robyn Manion. The show is performing July 9 - August 8, 2021. 

White Snake Projects Announces A SURVIVOR'S ODYSSEY - The Third Virtual Opera in Thei Photo White Snake Projects Announces A SURVIVOR'S ODYSSEY - The Third Virtual Opera in Their Pandemic Trilogy
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Following the resounding success of the virtual opera Death by Life, treating the subjects of long-term incarceration and systemic racism, Cerise Jacobs and her activist opera company White Snake Projects have announced their third live virtual world premiere opera since the beginning of the pandemic. 

Student Blog: Tick, Tick… Boom! Jonathan Larson's Legacy Photo Student Blog: Tick, Tick… Boom! Jonathan Larson's Legacy
by Student Blogger: Lauren Brown - Jun 25, 2021

When I first heard the news that Larson’s musical was going to be adapted into a film for Netflix, my heart skipped a beat and my love for Tick Tick Boom resurfaced in an overwhelming way. His other and much more popular musical Rent has been a long time favorite of mine, but there’s something about the intimacy and relatability of his first show. Written as a semi-autobiographical musical and even using his own name for the main character, the show is really Larson’s personal story about living as a starving artist in New York City.

Curve Postpones RENT: The Concert Photo Curve Postpones RENT: The Concert
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Curve has announced the postponement of its upcoming production of RENT: The Concert.  This comes after Monday's announcement that the UK government is extending COVID-19 restrictions.

RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour to Perform at the Fisher Theatre in October Photo RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour to Perform at the Fisher Theatre in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021

Broadway In Detroit has announced that Broadway shows will return to the Fisher Theatre October 19 with the RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour with performances through Sunday, October 24.

Melissa Errico, Joe Iconis, Brenda Braxton, Bianca Marroquín & More to Take Part in  Photo Melissa Errico, Joe Iconis, Brenda Braxton, Bianca Marroquín & More to Take Part in BROADWAY LIVE CINEMA FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021

Broadway Live Cinema Festival, the new film and live performance event honoring Broadway and movie musicals, has announced the lineup of artists set to perform live at the inaugural festival this summer at AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square (234 W 42nd St, NYC). 

TICK, TICK… BOOM!: Retrato de un bohemio convertido en icono de Broadway Photo TICK, TICK… BOOM!: Retrato de un bohemio convertido en icono de Broadway
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 16, 2021

Con el reciente lanzamiento del trailer de la película de TICK TICK… BOOM! hemos hablado con Ferran Guiu, Jorge Gonzalo y David Pintó sobre el autor que revolucionó Broadway en los 90.

GODSPELL, RENT & More to Return To The Jersey Shore This Summer at Algonquin Arts The Photo GODSPELL, RENT & More to Return To The Jersey Shore This Summer at Algonquin Arts Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021

Broadway's back in New York City this fall, but fans of musical theatre at the Jersey Shore only have to wait another month. Algonquin Arts Theatre will be producing Broadway musicals 'Godspell' and 'Rent' this summer. Showtimes are Friday & Saturday nights at 8 pm, Saturday at 2 pm and Sundays at 3 pm.

New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season, Including Michael R. Jackson's WHITE Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season, Including Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021

NYSAF returns¬†July 17-August 1 with in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2021 Summer Season.¬† In partnership with Vassar College, Marist College, and Revel 32 ¬į, NYSAF will serve the needs of theater and film artists today, bringing them safely together in community to generate new stories and reconnect with one another and audiences.

Wake Up With BWW 6/15: West End Reopening Delayed, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/15: West End Reopening Delayed, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021

Today's top stories: West End's full reopening has been delayed, watch a trailer for tick, tick...BOOM! directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more!

VIDEO: Watch the All-New Trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Film Adaptation of TICK, TI Photo VIDEO: Watch the All-New Trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda's Film Adaptation of TICK, TICK... BOOM!
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2021

tick, tick...BOOM! is an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of Rent. 

VIDEO: On This Day, June 13- Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Opens Off-Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, June 13- Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Opens Off-Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 13, 2021

On this day in 2001, five years after the tragic death of composer Jonathan Larson, the world premiere of his autobiographical musical tick, tick...BOOM! opened Off-Broadway at the Jane Street Theatre. 

BroadwayWorld Celebrates Pride: Top 10 LGBTQ+ Musicals! Photo BroadwayWorld Celebrates Pride: Top 10 LGBTQ+ Musicals!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2021

June marks the official start of Pride Month! This year, BroadwayWorld is celebrating pride with a series focused on some of our favorite LGBTQ-themed musicals, plays, characters, and songs!

THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 11, 2021

It was just announced by the Pulitzer Prize organization that Katori Hall's The Hot Wing King has officially won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included Circle Jerk by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and Stew by Zora Howard.

Review Roundup: IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation; What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation; What Did the Critics Think?
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2021

The cast of 'In The Heights' features Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins, Melissa Barrera, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Dascha Polanco, Stephanie Beatriz, Gregory Diaz IV, Olga Meridez, and Jimmy Smits.

STAGE TUBE: Nuevo trailer de la adaptación cinematográfica de Lin Manuel Miranda de Photo STAGE TUBE: Nuevo trailer de la adaptación cinematográfica de Lin Manuel Miranda de TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Ainhoa Hornero - Jun 10, 2021

El elenco est√° formado por Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jes√ļs, Joshua Henry, MJ Rodriguez, Judith Light y Bradley Whitford, entre otros

Wake Up With BWW 6/9: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon Perform Salute to Broadway, Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/9: Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon Perform Salute to Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021

Today's top stories: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jimmy Fallon perform a special tribute to Broadway, Taraji P. Henson cast as Miss Hannigan in NBC's Annie Live!, and more!

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Announces Virtual Pride Celebration Photo New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Announces Virtual Pride Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021

The celebration features works by LGBTQ+ composers, an interview with Laura Kaminsky about her chamber opera¬†As One, a performance of¬†Rent‚Äôs ‚ÄúI‚Äôll Cover You‚ÄĚ in collaboration with Paper Mill Playhouse and a free Zoom event presented in partnership with SAGE, a national advocacy and services organization for LGBT elders.

The Public Theater Of San Antonio Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo The Public Theater Of San Antonio Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2021

The Public Theater of San Antonio has announced the productions it will be producing in their upcoming 2021-2022 Season! Ticket prices can be found online now, and season tickets will go on sale in late summer of 2021.

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