Date of Birth: March 12, 1946 (72)
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Interview: Gemma Sutton Talks THE RINK at Southwark PlayhouseBWW Interview: Gemma Sutton Talks THE RINK at Southwark Playhouse
by Cindy Marcolina - May 23, 2018

Gemma Sutton is taking on the role of Angel in The Rink at Southwark Playhouse. The actress, whose previous credits include Gypsy at the Savoy, discusses musical theatre, roller-skating, and more. (more...)

Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre LabIndustry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

A new venue has been announced for the invited staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. (more...)

BWW Review:  Playwrights Local Presents THE PANTHER DANCER, a Bio-Play About Michael JacksonBWW Review: Playwrights Local Presents THE PANTHER DANCER, a Bio-Play About Michael Jackson
by Roy Berko - May 19, 2018

The mission of Playwrights Local is to support dramatists of Northeast Ohio by presenting locally written works, with the vision of increasing original theater and raising the profile of area playwrights. (more...)

Laura Osnes, James Snyder, and More Will Lead SHOW BOAT at Philadelphia's Bucks County PlayhouseLaura Osnes, James Snyder, and More Will Lead SHOW BOAT at Philadelphia's Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Bucks County Playhouse audiences will have the opportunity to revisit one of America's most storied musicals when it presents a world-premiere concert adaptation of Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern's legendary musical, "Show Boat," Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Birdland Hosts 'A Very Squigs Cast Party'Birdland Hosts 'A Very Squigs Cast Party'
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

On Monday, May 21, Birdland once again hosts Justin 'Squigs' Robertson as special guest artist-in-residence at Jim Caruso's Cast Party. (more...)

Ben Edelman to Receive Dorothy Loudon Award at Theatre World AwardsBen Edelman to Receive Dorothy Loudon Award at Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President), and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation (Lionel Larner, Executive Director), Ben Edelman (Admissions) will be honored with the 10th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award at the 74TH Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on the set of the TONY Nominated Broadway Revival of Once on This Island on Monday afternoon, June 4, 2018 beginning at 2:00 p.m at Circle in the Square (more...)

Cast Recording Announced for Off-Broadway's UNEXPECTED JOYCast Recording Announced for Off-Broadway's UNEXPECTED JOY
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Jump For Joy! The Off-Broadway cast recording of the New York premiere production of the new musical Unexpected Joy, with book and lyrics by Bill Russell (Side Show) and music by Janet Hood (Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens with Bill Russell), will be recorded and released by JAY Records. Produced by John Yap, the recording will feature the original cast of The York Theatre Company production who will gather at Sear Sound Studios (353 West 48th Street) on Monday, May 14, 2018 to lay down the tracks for the recording. (more...)

SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to DirectSOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Shubert Organization and movie/television/theatre producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, fresh off their juggernaut NBC television event "Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE," announced today that they have acquired the coveted rights to adapt Some Like It Hot as an all-new musical for the stage from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. (more...)

Linda Eder, Seth Sikes, Luann de Lesseps, and More Next Week at 54 BelowLinda Eder, Seth Sikes, Luann de Lesseps, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 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. (more...)

Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By Mel Johnson Jr.Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By Mel Johnson Jr.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

MonaVision Films will present a private staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. (more...)

The Creators Of WONDERSHOW Announce MAGIC HOUR At The Triad TheaterThe Creators Of WONDERSHOW Announce MAGIC HOUR At The Triad Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

???????In the 1980's Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, Jack Nicholson, Robert DeNiro and many other well known actors would use the Theater for their own weekly private performances. And more recently, the Triad has welcomed stars like Martin Short, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Reynolds and Kevin Hart. Lady Gaga even made her professional debut there as part of the Circle in the Square Cabaret Program. (more...)

Casting Announced for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at AT&T Performing Arts CenterCasting Announced for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY at AT&T Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today the lineup for Celebrity Autobiography performing at 8pm Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Moody Performance Hall in the downtown Dallas Arts District. Celebrity Autobiography is a presentation of the 2018 Off Broadway on Flora season. (more...)

Huntington's Largest-Ever Gala Shatters Fundraising RecordHuntington's Largest-Ever Gala Shatters Fundraising Record
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Huntington Theatre Company board and staff are celebrating the shattering of a fundraising record at the Spotlight Spectacular gala, Monday, May 7. Held at the Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama, the gala brought in $1.275 million to support the Huntington's operations for the fiscal year, including its broad range of education and community outreach programs. (more...)

Dorothy Bishop Has NYC Fans In StitchesDorothy Bishop Has NYC Fans In Stitches
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Following a 17-month run in the smash Off-Broadway spoof Spamilton, where she impersonated divas from Liza Minnelli to Barbra Streisand, Dorothy Bishop is primed to dazzle you on Friday, June 1st at 9:30 at the Triad Theater in her 'novel and hysterical' (Huffington Post) show 'The Dozen Divas.' (more...)

Noma Dumezweni, Harry Hadden-Paton, and More to Receive Theatre World AwardsNoma Dumezweni, Harry Hadden-Paton, and More to Receive Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The Theatre World Awards has announced, today, the 2018 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (more...)

La Mirada & McCoy Rigby Presents Disney's NEWSIESLa Mirada & McCoy Rigby Presents Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT invite you to 'Seize the Day' as they present the fifth and final show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40thanniversary of the iconic theatre) with Disney's NEWSIES, book by Harvey Fierstein, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, musical direction by Brent Crayon and directed and choreographed by Richard J. Hinds. NEWSIES will preview on Friday, June 1, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, June 2 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, June 24, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Salty Brine Announces Production Of Cabaret-Theater Hybrid I'M A LOT LIKE YOUSalty Brine Announces Production Of Cabaret-Theater Hybrid I'M A LOT LIKE YOU
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Salty Brine announces a new cabaret-theater hybrid production of I'm A Lot Like You as the latest installment in his series, The Living Record Collection. I'm A Lot Like You is inspired by Weezer's alternative rock album, Pinkerton, and Puccini's iconic opera, Madame Butterfly. The show will perform at Pangea (178 2nd Avenue) on May 23, 30 and June 6, 13, 20, 27. Doors will open at 6:00pm with performances beginning at 7:00pm. (more...)

The Theatre World Awards to Be Held at Circle in the Square; Victor Garber to Receive John Willis AwardThe Theatre World Awards to Be Held at Circle in the Square; Victor Garber to Receive John Willis Award
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

An afternoon Island Celebration! The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, have announced, today, the 74th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place at Circle in the Square. Theatre World Award Alum Victor Garber (Hello, Dolly!) will receive the 6th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre, celebrating his 46th year on the Broadway stage. (more...)

MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing Returns To Pangea In MayMAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing Returns To Pangea In May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Two time MAC Award Nominee MargOH! Channing is returning to the fabulous supper club Pangea with her show MargOH!'s Favorite Nips May 18 7PM and May 19 9:30PM (more...)

The Actors Fund's 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party To Honor Winnie HolzmanThe Actors Fund's 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party To Honor Winnie Holzman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Actors Fund - the national human services organization that that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan - will celebrate Broadway's Biggest Night at the 22nd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Party on Sunday, June 10, 2018 (3:30-8:00pm) at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Emmy® and Tony Award® nominee Winnie Holzman will be honored with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. (more...)

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