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Date Of Birth:
October 01, 1948 (68)
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Gender: Female
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Date of Birth: October 01, 1948 (68)
Birth Place: New York, New York, USA
Gender: Female
Trinity Rep Announces Free Reading of JUST LIKE USTrinity Rep Announces Free Reading of JUST LIKE US
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Trinity Rep, in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA), announces a free, public reading of Karen Zacar as' play Just Like Us on October 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Trinity Rep at 201 Washington St. in Providence. Just Like Us, a powerful play based on the real story of DREAMers , will be directed by Joe Wilson, Jr. and performed by the Trinity Rep resident acting company, local actors, students, and activists. To learn more or reserve free tickets to the reading, visit www.TrinityRep.com/LikeUs. (more...)

Box Office Opens for Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLANDBox Office Opens for Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Circle in the Square Theatre box office (235 W. 50th street, NYC) is now open for the new production of the Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Best Musical Once On This Island, which begins preview performances on Thursday, November 9 and officially opens on Sunday, December 3. (more...)

USM Department of Theatre Slates Identity-Themed 2017-18 SeasonUSM Department of Theatre Slates Identity-Themed 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

USM's Department of Theatre announced its season of performances for the 2017-2018 academic year, which will focus on an overarching theme of 'Identity.' (more...)


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Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIMECast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Don't Miss Your Chance to See ANASTASIA this Fall, Tickets Starting at $69Don't Miss Your Chance to See ANASTASIA this Fall, Tickets Starting at $69
by Contests - Broadway - Sep 19, 2017

From the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, the new musical Anastasia is the romantic, adventure-filled story of a brave young woman attempting to discover the mystery of her past. Inspired by the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Pictures, Anastasia reunites the Tony Award-winning writers of the Broadway classic Ragtime, book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 18th, 2017: MCC Theater's CHARM Opens, Bidding Farewell to GROUNDHOG DAY and BANDSTAND,  and More!BWW Morning Brief September 18th, 2017: MCC Theater's CHARM Opens, Bidding Farewell to GROUNDHOG DAY and BANDSTAND, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 18, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: MCC Theater's CHARM Opens, Bidding Farewell to GROUNDHOG DAY and BANDSTAND, and More! (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, ALMOST, MAINE Are Most-Produced High School Shows for 2016-17THE ADDAMS FAMILY, ALMOST, MAINE Are Most-Produced High School Shows for 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From the 50-yard line to front-row center, high schools are a central aspect of community life. While the identity with sports may not be surprising, the realization about school theatre may be. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces New Pay What You Can NightTrinity Rep Announces New Pay What You Can Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Trinity Rep announces its Pay What You Can Nights will be on the first Thursday performance of every production in the upcoming season. Previously, Pay What You Can Nights were offered on the first Friday performance of each run. Pay What You Can Nights offer the opportunity for all people to see Tony Award-wining theater at the price most comfortable for them. Pay What You Can tickets are cash only and go on sale at 6:30 pm the night of the performance, with the lobby opening up at 5:30 pm to line up. Tickets are limited to one per person. More information can be found at www.TrinityRep.com, by calling the theater's box office at (401) 351-4242, or visiting the box office at 201 Washington St. in Providence. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Matthew Broderick & More Will Be Inducted into Theatre Hall of FameAudra McDonald, Matthew Broderick & More Will Be Inducted into Theatre Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Theatre Hall of Fame announced today its 2017 class of eight inductees, led by Audra McDonald and including (in alphabetical order) Matthew Broderick, Oskar Eustis, Tina Howe, Arthur Kopit, Marin Mazzie, Daryl Roth and Ernie Schier. (more...)

BC/EFA's 2017 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Opens Pre-Bidding for Walk-On Roles, Signed Memorabilia & MoreBC/EFA's 2017 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Opens Pre-Bidding for Walk-On Roles, Signed Memorabilia & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The ultimate Broadway treasure hunt is only three weeks away, and you can get a jump start now on finding unique theatrical collectables and extraordinary experiences. Pre-bidding opens today on dozens of auction items available at the 31st Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. (more...)

York Theatre Company To Honor Harvey Schmidt And Tom Jones At 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award GalaYork Theatre Company To Honor Harvey Schmidt And Tom Jones At 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. (more...)

Trinity Rep Community Groups to Take the Stage in A CHRISTMAS CAROLTrinity Rep Community Groups to Take the Stage in A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Trinity Rep announces a special addition to this year's 40th anniversary production of A Christmas Carol. As part of its ongoing efforts to forge deeper connections with The Rhode Island community, Trinity Rep has invited 18 different community groups to perform in every public performance of this year's production.Celebrating the community-driven spirit of Southern New England's favorite holiday tradition, co-directors Angela Brazil and Stephen Thorne are excited to invite these groups on stage to share in the spotlight. Each community group will perform in three consecutive performances throughout the course of the run of the show.  A Christmas Carol will run November 9 - December 31, 2017, with acting company member Joe Wilson, Jr. in the role of miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge. More information is available online at TrinityRep.com/Carol. (more...)

Something's Coming: Jump Into Fall With the Scoop on Broadway's Incoming Shows!Something's Coming: Jump Into Fall With the Scoop on Broadway's Incoming Shows!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for 92Y's 2018 Lyrics & Lyricists Season, Featuring Jonathan Groff and MoreTickets on Sale Today for 92Y's 2018 Lyrics & Lyricists Season, Featuring Jonathan Groff and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Single tickets are on sale today for the 2018 season of Lyrics & Lyricists, the country's preeminent American Songbook series. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Legendary Costume Designer William Ivey Long Unveils His New Sardi's Portrait!Photo Coverage: Legendary Costume Designer William Ivey Long Unveils His New Sardi's Portrait!
by Walter McBride - Aug 31, 2017

The best of Broadway dressed to impress yesterday as six-time Tony-winning costume designer William Ivey Long got his very own caricature at the legendary Sardi's. Long was joined by many of his friends for the special occasion and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day! (more...)

Lea Salonga and More to Tribute Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty at Primary Stages' 2017 GalaLea Salonga and More to Tribute Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty at Primary Stages' 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2017 Gala will take place on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at Tribeca 360º (10 Desbrosses Street), will honor Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty, the Tony-winning songwriting team of Ragtime, Once on This Island, and Anastasia (Artistic Honorees); Janet B. Rosen and Marvin Rosen, producers of In Transit on Broadway (Producer Honorees); and Jose Mendez and Katie Graziano of The Excel Group and MIC Floor Covering, LLC (Corporate Honorees). (more...)

DEATH OF A SALESMAN and SKELETON CREW to Kick Off 54th Season at Trinity RepDEATH OF A SALESMAN and SKELETON CREW to Kick Off 54th Season at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Trinity Rep kick starts its 54th season with the pairing of two dynamic American plays in rep: Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman directed by Brian McEleney and Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew directed by Tiffany Nichole Greene. (more...)

The Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Make Off-Broadway Debut This WinterThe Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Make Off-Broadway Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

After a smash run last fall, Playwrights Horizons will present MILES FOR MARY, a new play by The Mad Ones. Directed by Lila Neugebauer, MILES FOR MARY received critical acclaim during its fall 2016 run at The Bushwick Starr. (more...)

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