Date of Birth: September 02, 1955 (63)

Birth Place: Greenwich, CT, USA
Rubicon Theatre Co Extends WOMEN BEYOND BORDERS; Plus New Rotating CastsRubicon Theatre Co Extends WOMEN BEYOND BORDERS; Plus New Rotating Casts
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Rubicon Theatre of Ventura has announced a two-week extension of the company's World Premiere presentation of WOMEN BEYOND BORDERS, a funny, poignant and powerful new play about the shared experiences of women everywhere, inspired by the remarkable true journey of a small group of women artists who wanted to find a way to inspire change through creative expression. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Linda Purl Plays the Beach CafePhoto Coverage: Linda Purl Plays the Beach Cafe
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 19, 2019

If you were making a movie about New York City and were tasked to re-create the perfect intimate night club experience that included a beautiful glamorous singer and famous New Yorkers at the tables look no further. That scene took place at the Beach Cafe with actress/singer Linda Purl performing her show up close and personal singing to you from the curve of Tedd Firth's Grand Piano on the East Side of Manhattan last night. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye's I WISH I WERE 90 AGAIN Plays Feinstein's/54BelowPhoto Coverage: Marilyn Maye's I WISH I WERE 90 AGAIN Plays Feinstein's/54Below
by Kevin Alvey - Apr 16, 2019

Marilyn Maye brought her new show in celebration of her birthday month to Feinstein's/54Below for two weeks in April. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Her Many Friends to Broadway at BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Her Many Friends to Broadway at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 16, 2019

Nowadays it's quite common for a show to have '& Friends' in it's title. I don't know if Broadway Producer and entertainer Jamie deRoy invented the concept, but over the last 30 years she sure has perfected the inclusion of having her uber talented friends perform in Jamie deRoy & friends variety shows. In fact, some folks must think '& friends' is Jamie's last name, she has an impressive contact list (remember rollodex). (more...)

Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAMSchimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese, Margo Seibert, and More Feature in BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM ConcertJenn Gambatese, Margo Seibert, and More Feature in BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Series Welcomes Natalie DouglasPhoto Flash: Broadway at Birdland Series Welcomes Natalie Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present singer Natalie Douglas in her birthday celebration on Monday, January 21. Brian Nash was musical director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tedd Firth Trio & Broadway Guest Artists at the Birdland TheaterPhoto Coverage: Tedd Firth Trio & Broadway Guest Artists at the Birdland Theater
by Kevin Alvey - Jan 16, 2019

The Tedd Firth Trio started January 2019 off in true genius form with a week of performances for their debut at the Birdland Theater on West 44th St. in NYC. The show had Mr. Firth taking control of the mic and hosting an evening of exciting music featuring Tedd Firth on Piano, David Finck on Bass, and Mark McLean on Drums. Each of the 4 nights of performances also featured a different guest artist singing a few tunes from their repertoire...songs sung in their own solo shows so often accompanied by Mr. Firth. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Tom Wopat and Linda PurlPhoto Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Tom Wopat and Linda Purl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Broadway/television stars Tom Wopat and Linda Purl, who celebrated the holidays together in "Home For The Holidays." (more...)

Linda Purl And Tom Wopat Are HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS At BirdlandLinda Purl And Tom Wopat Are HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that Broadway/television stars Tom Wopat and Linda Purl will celebrate the holidays together in "Home For The Holidays."  The very special one-night-only event will take place on Monday, December 10 at 7pm. Purl and Wopat come together to present a warm and witty Christmas card of a show…a heartfelt, funny and thought-provoking combination of new material and toe-tapping standards to kick off your holiday season. (more...)

Birdland Presents Tony Yazbeck and More Week Of December 10Birdland Presents Tony Yazbeck and More Week Of December 10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Stacey Kent, Gunhild Carling Sweden's 'Queen of Swing," The Ron Aprea Big Band and Vocalist Angela DeNiro, and more! (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Company Continues Anniversary Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDEEnsemble Theatre Company Continues Anniversary Season with THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Elvis has indeed left the building! ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC) is thrilled to announce the second show of its 40th Anniversary Season, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE, written by Matthew Lopez, directed by Jenny Sullivan with choreography by Jamie Torcellini. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE begins previews on Thursday, December 6, opens on Saturday, December 8, and runs through Sunday, December 23, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Sharon McKnight, and More Join Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon TheatreLesli Margherita, Sharon McKnight, and More Join Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Rubicon Theatre Producing Artistic Director KARYL LYNN BURNS today announced programming for the company's JANET AND MARK L. GOLDENSON 2018-2019 Broadway Concert Series. According to Burns, the series offers an opportunity for audiences to enjoy the talents and personal stories and insights of some of the best and brightest concert and cabaret stars of the West End, Broadway and the West Coast. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Schimmel Center Presents SALON SONGBOOKPhoto Coverage: The Schimmel Center Presents SALON SONGBOOK
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 4, 2018

Last night, Schimmel Center presented the first of two Salon Songbook concerts this season, Feeling Wicked: The Magical Side of the American Songbook. The concert, created and hosted by Deborah Grace Winer-formerly the artistic director of the acclaimed 92Y series Lyrics and Lyricists-explored the mysterious, magical, and miraculous side of the American Songbook with songs by Harold Arlen, Lerner and Loewe, Cy Coleman, Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Disney classics, and more. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKINGNorth Coast Repertory Theatre Presents THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2018

Back by popular demand, Linda Purl returns with her one-woman tour-de-force show. Based on Joan Didion's National Book Award-winning memoir, "The Year of Magical Thinking," this show takes you on a remarkable journey about loss and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. Linda Purl - stage, movie and television veteran actress, stars in a one-woman tour-de-force performance. This play is a tribute to an extraordinary marriage and a love letter to Didion's daughter. Ms. Purl is known for her roles on "Happy Days" as Ashley Pfister, "Matlock" (Charlene Matlock), "Robin's Hoods" (Brett Robin), "The Office" (Barbara Fortnum) and most recently "Designated Survivor (Julia Rombauer). (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Linda PurlNorth Coast Repertory Theatre Presents THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Linda Purl
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

Back by popular demand, Linda Purl returns with her one-woman tour-de-force show. Based on Joan Didion's National Book Award-winning memoir, 'The Year of Magical Thinking,' this show takes you on a remarkable journey about loss and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. Linda Purl - stage, movie and television veteran actress, stars in a one-woman tour-de-force performance. This play is a tribute to an extraordinary marriage and a love letter to Didion's daughter. Ms. Purl is known for her roles on 'Happy Days' as Ashley Pfister, 'Matlock' (Charlene Matlock), 'Robin's Hoods' (Brett Robin), 'The Office' (Barbara Fortnum) and most recently 'Designated Survivor (Julia Rombauer). (more...)

BWW Review: The Night and the Music Belong to Clooney, Cook, and Wilson on Night Two of the 29th New York Cabaret ConventionBWW Review: The Night and the Music Belong to Clooney, Cook, and Wilson on Night Two of the 29th New York Cabaret Convention
by Troy Frisby - Oct 12, 2018

If necessity is the mother of invention, that scrappy lineage certainly continued with Rosemary Clooney, Barbara Cook, and Julie Wilson. (more...)

Jackie The Joke Man Martling Comes to The RRazz Room, 10/13Jackie The Joke Man Martling Comes to The RRazz Room, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

This Fall 2018, the talent appearing at New Hope's RRazz Room at The Clarion is a diverse mix of world class artists. There is something for all entertainment tastes at the intimate and comfortable RRazz Room New Hope, located within the Clarion Inn & Suites. (more...)

Linda Purl, Ken Fallin And Sarah Boone To Headline Theatre Jacksonville BenefitLinda Purl, Ken Fallin And Sarah Boone To Headline Theatre Jacksonville Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

1 DAY... 1 STAGE...3 SHOWS!To Benefit Theatre Jacksonville, Saturday, October 13 (more...)

Photo Coverage: Linda Purl and The Diva Jazz Orchestra at Feinstein's/54Below 'Big Band Romance'Photo Coverage: Linda Purl and The Diva Jazz Orchestra at Feinstein's/54Below 'Big Band Romance'
by Kevin Alvey - Sep 7, 2018

The ever youthful Linda Purl - star of stage, screen, and television - brought summer to a close with her show 'Big Band Romance' at Feinstein's/54 Below in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

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