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Broadway: Shuffle Along..., Jesus Christ Superstar. West End and 50th anniversary tour:West Side Story (Riff). Off-Broadway: Finks, Jasper in Deadland, Ionescopade. Tours: Disney's On the Record, 42nd Street (Billy Lawlor). Regional: Peter and the Starcatcher (Black Stache), Cabaret(Emcee), Mary ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Shuffle Along..., Jesus Christ Superstar. West End and 50th anniversary tour:West Side Story (Riff). Off-Broadway: Finks, Jasper in Deadland, Ionescopade. Tours: Disney's On the Record, 42nd Street (Billy Lawlor). Regional: Peter and the Starcatcher (Black Stache), Cabaret(Emcee), Mary ... (read complete bio)
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Celebrates 50th Birthday With RAGTIME Photo TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Celebrates 50th Birthday With RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will celebrate its 50th birthday in April 2020 with the return of the timeless hit musical Ragtime, helmed by Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley. This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three familiesa?"white, African American, and immigranta?"finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world. Featuring the Tony Award-winning book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Terrence McNally (Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink) and the Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Anastasia, Seussical The Musical), the musical is based on E. L. Doctorow's best-selling novel of the same name. An enthusiastic favorite much anticipated by TheatreWorks audiences, Ragtime will begin performances April 1, 2020 and has already been extended by a week to May 3, 2020 (press opening: April 4, 2020) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St. Mountain View, CA 94041. For tickets (starting at $30) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960.

Photo Flash: MOMMIE DEAREST: THE MUSICAL Returns To Birdland Photo Photo Flash: MOMMIE DEAREST: THE MUSICAL Returns To Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

By popular demand, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present the return of Christina Crawford's “Mommie Dearest: The Musical” in concert on Monday, November 11.

J. Mark McVey, Anne L. Nathan, & More Join Benefit for Fund for College Auditions Photo J. Mark McVey, Anne L. Nathan, & More Join Benefit for Fund for College Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

On Monday, July 29th, stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway will come together in support of The Fund for College Auditions (TFCA) in 'Broadway for a Day: A Benefit for TFCA' at Peter Norton Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater. TFCA is thrilled to also feature students from Musical Theatre College Auditions' Class of 2019.

Kid Alumni from SCHOOL OF ROCK Return for Final Performance on Broadway Photo Kid Alumni from SCHOOL OF ROCK Return for Final Performance on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock - The Musical will end its final Broadway performance on Sunday evening by welcoming back dozens of former young cast members back to the Winter Garden Theatre stage for one last epic jam session.

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Concert Series Hosts Telly Leung Photo Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Concert Series Hosts Telly Leung
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Aladdin star Telly Leung in a new concert, "Sing Happy," on Monday, November 11.

Broadway Stars Come To Long Island To Perform For BROADWAY SUPPORTS LIHSA Photo Broadway Stars Come To Long Island To Perform For BROADWAY SUPPORTS LIHSA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Broadway stars will be lighting up the stage at the Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) for the all new Broadway Supports LIHSA.

Mamie Parris Will Return to SCHOOL OF ROCK as Rosalie Photo Mamie Parris Will Return to SCHOOL OF ROCK as Rosalie
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical will welcome back to the halls of Horace Green, Mamie Parris, as Principal Rosalie Mullins beginning on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. She will play the role through the show's final performance on January 20, 2019 and succeeds Katherine McLaughlin, who plays her last performance on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Presents FINKS Photo Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Presents FINKS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents Bay Area audiences with the California Premiere of FINKS, a comic drama based on the true story of comedian/actor Jack Gilford directed by TheatreWorks Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli. With the 1950s Red Scare in full swing, the House Un-American Activities Committee attacks 'subversion' in the arts. When a romance blossoms between rising comic Mickey and firebrand actress Natalie, they face being blacklisted along with their friends and fellow artists. Written by Jack's son, playwright/screenwriter Joe Gilford, this engaging play shares the story of targeted individuals in the entertainment industry suddenly faced with losing their careers, or being branded forever as 'finks.' For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960.

California Premiere Of Red Scare Drama FINKS Opens At TheatreWorks This June Photo California Premiere Of Red Scare Drama FINKS Opens At TheatreWorks This June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents Bay Area audiences with the California Premiere of FINKS, a comic drama based on the true story of comedian/actor Jack Gilford directed by TheatreWorks Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli. With the 1950s Red Scare in full swing, the House Un-American Activities Committee attacks 'subversion' in the arts. When a romance blossoms between rising comic Mickey and firebrand actress Natalie, they face being blacklisted along with their friends and fellow artists. Written by Jack's son, playwright/screenwriter Joe Gilford, this engaging play shares the story of targeted individuals in the entertainment industry suddenly faced with losing their careers, or being branded forever as 'finks.' For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960.

Red Scare Drama FINKS Makes CA Premiere At TheatreWorks Photo Red Scare Drama FINKS Makes CA Premiere At TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents Bay Area audiences with the California Premiere of FINKS, a comic drama based on the true story of comedian/actor Jack Gilford directed by TheatreWorks Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli.

Weston Playhouse Announces New Musical Award Winner Photo Weston Playhouse Announces New Musical Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The Writing/Composing team of Aryanna Garber and Benjamin Velez are the winners of the Weston Playhouse Theatre's 12th Annual New Musical Award for their musical BORDERLINE. The only award of its kind in the country, the Weston New Musical Award brings the creator or creators of a promising new project together with a small ensemble of actors to rehearse and record selections from the winning score with Grammy winner Kurt Deutsch of Sh-K-Boom Records.

Amas Musical Theatre Continues 'Dare to Be Different' Series with WANDA'S WORLD Tonig Photo Amas Musical Theatre Continues 'Dare to Be Different' Series with WANDA'S WORLD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre presents a one-night-only performance of Wanda's World, tonight, December 4, at 7:30pm, as part of Dare to Be Different, the previously announced series of new musicals and one-night only special events being held at A.R.T./New York Theatres.

Amas Musical Theatre Presents THE DOTTIE MARASCHINO SHOW Tonight Photo Amas Musical Theatre Presents THE DOTTIE MARASCHINO SHOW Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre will present two exciting one-night-only special events as part of Dare to Be Different, the previously announced series of new musicals and one-night only special events being held at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street 10th Avenue & 53rd Street).

Amas Musical Theatre to Present THE DOTTIE MARASCHINO SHOW and WANDA'S WORLD Photo Amas Musical Theatre to Present THE DOTTIE MARASCHINO SHOW and WANDA'S WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre will present two exciting one-night-only special events as part of Dare to Be Different, the previously announced series of new musicals and one-night only special events being held at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street 10th Avenue & 53rd Street).

Rising Star Competition Continues Into Week Two with Special Guests Leo Ash Evens, Jo Photo Rising Star Competition Continues Into Week Two with Special Guests Leo Ash Evens, Joel Waggoner, and Adam Overett
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2017

The fourth season of the RISING STAR competition continues Tuesday October 10th!

Two New Deweys to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway Photo Two New Deweys to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Hand-picked by producer and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, newcomers Justin Collette and Conner John Gillooly will join the cast of School of Rock - The Musical in the role of failed, wannabe rocker, Dewey Finn.

Photo Flash: Arielle Jacobs and More Perform New Works During BMI's Musical Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

This week The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop presented its top works in this year's showcase. The event was held at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater in New York City and premiered performances of the best of songs written and composed by recent members of this Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony honored workshop. BroadwayWorld has photos from the showcase below!

BWW TV Exclusive: SHUFFLE ALONG Reunites at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - Dec 6, 2016

We all know that Broadway can be a fickle lady from time to time, tossing shows to and fro. Last season's Shuffle Along was critically lauded and ten times nominated for Tonys and then it was gone. Poof. I'm sure many of us have read articles about the whys and wherefores, but the fact is the show was great and filled with amazing talent. We wrangled some Shuffle alums together for an unforgettable night of music, laughs and TAP DANCING!!!! Check out performances (and our signature Schloppy Plot Shynopsis) by Zurin Villanueva, Leo Ash Evens, CK Edwards and Joseph Wiggan here. Also enjoy performances by our gorgeous Rising Stars Kathryn Francisco, Staci Jo Johnston and a very special peck at Ben Rimalower's Patti Issues.

SHUFFLE ALONG Stars Reunite at Tonight's BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Tonight, November 17th, BROADWAY SESSIONS will reunite cast members from Shuffle Along.

SHUFFLE ALONG Stars to Reunite at This Week's BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

This Thursday, November 17th, BROADWAY SESSIONS will reunite cast members from Shuffle Along.

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