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Date of Death: February 17, 1982 (80)
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FringeNYC Presents STRANGER THAN A RHINO A New Drama Based On Ionesco's RHINOCEROSFringeNYC Presents STRANGER THAN A RHINO A New Drama Based On Ionesco's RHINOCEROS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) a production of The Present Company presents Stranger Than A Rhino, a contemporary reimagining of Ionesco's Rhinoceros with themes of race, culture and xenophobia, written by Robert Siegel.  William Roudebush directs a cast of eight, including Vick Krishna, Jeremy Lister, Barbara Matovu, Amanda McCallum, Leslie Lynn Meeker, Charles Rubey, David Shakopi and Scott Zimmerman.  (more...)

Exclusive: Jake Cuenca Talks About His Career and LUNGS: 'It's A Reflection Of Myself'Exclusive: Jake Cuenca Talks About His Career and LUNGS: 'It's A Reflection Of Myself'
by Jude Cartalaba - Sep 18, 2018

At 30, Filipino actor and model Jake Cuenca, who's been acting on film and TV since the age of 10, is trying his hands at acting onstage for the first time via 'Lungs,' a straight play written by Duncan MacMillan and was based on a novel of the same name. The play is co-produced by The Sandbox Collective and 9 Works Theatrical. (more...)

Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival To Open September 13 At Marilyn Monroe Theatre In WeHoShort+Sweet Hollywood Festival To Open September 13 At Marilyn Monroe Theatre In WeHo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Short+Sweet is the world's largest performing arts festival and is dedicated to original short form Theatre, Music and Dance. (more...)

Documentary JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS Debuts September 24 On HBODocumentary JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS Debuts September 24 On HBO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

 Girl next door, sex kitten, activist, fitness tycoon: OscarŪ-winner Jane Fonda has lived a life marked by controversy, tragedy and transformation, and she's done it all in the public eye. Directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy, JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, an intimate look at her singular journey, debuts MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT),exclusively on HBO. (more...)

THE TORSO By Paige Esterly Comes to TNC's Dream Up Fest, 9/6-16THE TORSO By Paige Esterly Comes to TNC's Dream Up Fest, 9/6-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

In 'The Torso' by Paige Esterly, directed by Laura Holland, an unemployed young woman begins finding mannequin body parts around her apartment. The parts symbolize her malaise as she awkwardly transitions into adulthood. Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival will present the play's world premiere August 26 to September 16. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Queen Diva in "Strength of a Woman: A Phyllis Hyman Tribute" on September 3, 2018. The 75 minute  tribute begins with Phyllis Hyman's days with Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Ladies Medley-A Train, It Don't Mean A Thing, In A Sentimental Mood" to her pivotal vocal performance in Spike Lee's "School Daze" singing "Be One"  to her recording career beginning with Norman Connors singing "Betcha By Golly Wow" to  her favorite songs "What You Won't Do For Love," to "Old Friend" a song she would dedicate to her numerous dear friends who died of AIDS in the late 1980's and early 1990's. (more...)

JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS: THE STORY OF THE CULTURAL ICON  to Premiere on HBO September 24JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS: THE STORY OF THE CULTURAL ICON to Premiere on HBO September 24
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Girl next door, sex kitten, activist, fitness tycoon: OscarŪ-winner Jane Fonda has lived a life marked by controversy, tragedy and transformation, and she's done it all in the public eye. Directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy, JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, an intimate look at her singular journey, debuts MONDAY, SEPT. 24 (8:00-10:15 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

Vibrant Cast Presents Erik Ehn's Latest At Planet ConnectionsVibrant Cast Presents Erik Ehn's Latest At Planet Connections
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

When Joanna Demafelis' indebted family needed money to fix their typhoon-battered home, she followed in the footsteps of millions of other Filipinos and left to find work overseas. And like far too many Filipinos, her journey ended in tragedy. (more...)

Lesser America Premieres AGNES At 59E59 TheatersLesser America Premieres AGNES At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) presents the NYC premiere of AGNES, written by Catya McMullen and directed by Jenna Worsham. Produced by Lesser America, in association with Hugh Hayes, AGNES begins performances on Saturday, September 8 for a limited engagement through Saturday, September 29. Press Opening is Thursday, September 13 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM; and Sunday at 2:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 ($20 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

BWW Interview: NJ Actor Will Brockman in BROADWAY RISING STARSBWW Interview: NJ Actor Will Brockman in BROADWAY RISING STARS
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 22, 2018

Broadwayworld.com recently had the pleasure of interviewing New Jersey native, Will Brockman who was selected to participate 'Broadway Rising Stars.' (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

PLANET CONNECTIONS' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE: This year, this event, designed to address a powerful social and topical issue facing our society today through engaging stage works, will explore the distinctions between gender and sexuality. The event will benefit THE ALI FORNEY CENTER. (more...)

Strangemen Theatre Company Presents THE SHAPE OF THE STARSStrangemen Theatre Company Presents THE SHAPE OF THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Join Strangemen Theatre Company this summer at Guild Hall in East Hampton for their second presentation of the season! (more...)


by Naomi Serviss - Jul 2, 2018

'My life has always been about what I ate,' said the veteran comedy writer and actor. 'What can I tell you?' In this latest theatrical production of her 1986 book, it's quite a lot, actually. (more...)

Teatro Paraguas Presents The World Premiere Of ATACAMATeatro Paraguas Presents The World Premiere Of ATACAMA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Atacama, by Augusto Federico Amador, is a two-person play about a man and a woman who meet in the northern Chilean desert while searching for bone fragments of loved ones disappeared by the Pinochet regime, and find a deep and unsettling connection that shakes their souls. (more...)

QUEEN DIVA STRENGTH OF A WOMAN: A PHYLLIS HYMAN TRIBUTE Debuts At Feinstein's/54 BelowQUEEN DIVA STRENGTH OF A WOMAN: A PHYLLIS HYMAN TRIBUTE Debuts At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Queen Diva in "Strength of a Woman: A Phyllis Hyman Tribute" on September 3, 2018. The 75 minute  tribute begins with Phyllis Hyman's days with Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Ladies Medley-A Train, It Don't Mean A Thing, In A Sentimental Mood" to her pivotal vocal performance in Spike Lee's "School Daze" singing "Be One"  to her recording career beginning with Norman Connors singing "Betcha By Golly Wow" to  her favorite songs "What You Won't Do For Love," to "Old Friend" a song she would dedicate to her numerous dear friends who died of AIDS in the late 1980's and early 1990's. (more...)

GIDION'S KNOT Comes to Theater On The EdgeGIDION'S KNOT Comes to Theater On The Edge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Local actors Kyrstal Glover and Natalie Bulajic will star in Johnna Adams' 2012 drama Gidion's Knot. Directed by Pam Harbaugh, Gidion's Knot will play for a limited run from June 16 - July 8, 2018 at the emerging Theater On The Edge. (more...)

Film On Social Change Starring Laura Przybilla To Be Released This FallFilm On Social Change Starring Laura Przybilla To Be Released This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Austrian-born actress Laura Przybilla has become known for picking projects with a strong social message. (more...)

Patti Cohenour Stars in Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE, Opening Tonight!Patti Cohenour Stars in Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3. (more...)

The American Dance Festival Presents DENDY/DONOVAN PROJECTS Latest WorkThe American Dance Festival Presents DENDY/DONOVAN PROJECTS Latest Work
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The American Dance Festival (ADF) presents Obie, 'Bessie,' and Alpert award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy and director/designer Stephen Donovan's latest work Elvis Everywhere at New York Live Arts on May 10-12 at 7:30pm. 2018 marks Dendy's 35th year as an innovative choreographer on the downtown scene in New York City. (more...)

The Face Of Brazil Comes to Planet Connections Theater FestivityThe Face Of Brazil Comes to Planet Connections Theater Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Made in Brazil, with Italian roots, based in New York. That is the best way to describe the many-sided Raiane Cantisano, actress and singer, who moved to the US three years ago and is taking the city by storm. Back in her hometown she's been seen many times on Rio's stages in renowned productions of plays like A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, And Then There were None and the original musical So Por Hoje. She then trained with some of the most prestigious teachers in America at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (where names like Angelina Jolie, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando and many others built their craft) and since her graduation she's hardly found time to breathe in between gigs. (more...)

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