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Bio:
An inspiration for women seeking a second act, Ms. Cohen, born in Kansas City, Missouri, arrived in New York, with dreams of success on the stage like many others. The plot twist was that the tiny dynamo with striking, unconventional looks was in her mid-40s. Her stage career included appearing ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
An inspiration for women seeking a second act, Ms. Cohen, born in Kansas City, Missouri, arrived in New York, with dreams of success on the stage like many others. The plot twist was that the tiny dynamo with striking, unconventional looks was in her mid-40s. Her stage career included appearing ... (read complete bio)
Berkshire Theatre Group Announces BOBBIE'S FALL SERIES Outside Under a Tent at The Un Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces BOBBIE'S FALL SERIES Outside Under a Tent at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Following the success of Bobbie's Summer Series, Berkshire Theatre Group has announced Bobbie's Fall Series, introducing outdoor afternoon entertainment on weekends, including jazz Sundays, in September and October.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces BOBBIE'S SUMMER SERIES Featuring Wanda L. Houston,  Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces BOBBIE'S SUMMER SERIES Featuring Wanda L. Houston, Billy Keane and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced another event for the community, Bobbie's Summer Series, where on select weekends in August, Berkshire County's talented musicians and dancers will provide diverse entertainment for adults and children alike.

Frameline44 Reveals Frameline44 Pride Showcase Lineup Photo Frameline44 Reveals Frameline44 Pride Showcase Lineup
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2020

Frameline, the world's longest-running and largest showcase of queer cinema, is proud to announce the full program for the Frameline44 Pride Showcase taking place Thursday, June 25 through Sunday, June 28, 2020 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of San Francisco Pride.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen
by Walter McBride - Feb 19, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress Lynn Cohen who gained fame in 'Sex and the City' and 'The Hunger Games' died on February 14th. Cohen has appeared in over 120 movies as well as a string of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and television appearances. She was 86. Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Cohen with a look back at some photos from our archives...

Stage Actor and SEX AND THE CITY Star Lynn Cohen Passes Away Photo Stage Actor and SEX AND THE CITY Star Lynn Cohen Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Screen and stage actor Lynn Cohen has passed away.

New Yiddish Rep Will Present THE WHORE FROM OHIO by Hanoch Levin Photo New Yiddish Rep Will Present THE WHORE FROM OHIO by Hanoch Levin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

New Yiddish Rep will present 'The Whore from Ohio' by Hanoch Levin, Israel's foremost playwright, at Theater for the New City February 19 to 23, performed in Yiddish with projected surtitles. This black comedy, which deals memorably with ultimate questions of fantasy, lust and mortality, is one Levin's most famous plays. It is translated into Yiddish from the original Hebrew by Eli Rosen. Gara Sandler directs.

Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays Photo Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever a?" albeit caustic a?" lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 a?" 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event a?" celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC a?" will be accompanied by an opening night party and special Valentine's Day event.

Comedian Jon Dore To Play The Den Theatre in December Photo Comedian Jon Dore To Play The Den Theatre in December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Comedian Jon Dore brings his stand-up tour to The Den Theatre for two performances only December 13 a?" 14, 2019 at 7:30 pm on The Den's Upstairs Main Stage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

VIDEO: International Film by Trans Filipina Filmmaker Premieres in Manila, Philippine Photo VIDEO: International Film by Trans Filipina Filmmaker Premieres in Manila, Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 16, 2019

Co-produced by Tony winner Jhett Tolentino, Isabel Sandoval's latest feature film Lingua Franca is scheduled for another special screening tonight, 17 October 2019, at Gateway Cinemas in Quezon City (QC).

AFTER CLASS, Starring Justin Long & Fran Drescher, Will Be Released in December Photo AFTER CLASS, Starring Justin Long & Fran Drescher, Will Be Released in December
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2019

Deadline reports that Gravitas Ventures will release family comedy 'After Class' this December. The film stars Justin Long and Fran Drescher.

THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU to Make Worldwide Premiere at the 22nd Annual Dances with Films Photo THE WORLD WITHOUT YOU to Make Worldwide Premiere at the 22nd Annual Dances with Films
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2019

The feature film drama The World Without You, starring Radha Mitchell and James Tupper, will premiere on June 22nd at 5PM at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood.  Along with Mitchell and Tupper, the all-star cast includes Chris Mulkey (Captain Phillips), Perrey Reeves (Famous in Love, Entourage), PJ Byrne (Wolf of Wall Street, Green Book), Annika Marks (Anguish), Lyndie Greenwood (Sleepy Hollow), Lynn Cohen (Hunger Games, Munich), and Suzanne C. Johnson (Empty Space).  

Casting Society Of America Announces Town Hall On The Topic Of Ageism Photo Casting Society Of America Announces Town Hall On The Topic Of Ageism
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

The Casting Society of America has announced town hall for senior actors on June 10 in New York City as part of its "Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in Casting Initiative." The town hall will tackle the issue of agesim in the casting industry.

Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth Photo Tickets Now On Sale For The So-fi Festival At Westbeth
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

The June 2019 So-fi festival announces that it will be presenting works at The Clemente's Los Kabayitos and Flamboyan Theaters (107 Suffolk St. between Rivington & Delancey) and Westbeth (463 West Street between Bethune and West 12th St) June 6th-23rd 2019.

Andre De Shields and Marylouise Burke Honored with Richard Seff Awards Photo Andre De Shields and Marylouise Burke Honored with Richard Seff Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Marylouise Burke (True West) and Andre De Shields (Hdestown) are the recipients of the annual Richard Seff Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation to veteran female and male character actors for the best performance in a supporting role in a Broadway or Off-Broadway production.  The announcement was made by Judy Rice, president of the Foundation, which administers the award.

New York Shakespeare Exchange Announces The Next Freestyle Lab: Shakespeare On The Bi Photo New York Shakespeare Exchange Announces The Next Freestyle Lab: Shakespeare On The Big Screen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

New York Shakespeare Exchange announces the next Freestyle Lab, Shakespeare on the Big Screen - A BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR THE BARD, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 6:30pm at the 53rd Street Library (18 West 53rd Street). This event is free.

Photo Flash: Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Collaboration Awards At SVA Theater Photo Photo Flash: Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Collaboration Awards At SVA Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

On Saturday, March 30th the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition presented the 2019 Collaboration Awards at the SVA Theater (333 West 23rd St, New York, NY 10011).

60+ Groups Around The US Will Present All-Female 12 ANGRY MEN Photo 60+ Groups Around The US Will Present All-Female 12 ANGRY MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Producer Lauren Class Schneider, creator of '12,000 Voices' announced that more than 60 groups in 54 cities in 23 states (plus one in Canada,) will present a reading of '12 Angry Men' performed by 12 Impassioned Women between April 5th and April 8th, 2019. The cities include New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Ketchikan, Alaska; Duluth, Minnesota; Lewiston, Idaho; Everett, Washington; Lubbock, Texas; Appleton, Wisconsin and Courtenay, BC in Canada. Each reading will include voter registration and many also include a panel discussion. Producer Lauren Class Schneider, creator of '12,000 Voices' announced that more than 60 groups in 54 cities in 23 states (plus one in Canada,) will present a reading of '12 Angry Men' performed by 12 Impassioned Women between April 5th and April 8th, 2019. The cities include New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Ketchikan, Alaska; Duluth, Minnesota; Lewiston, Idaho; Everett, Washington; Lubbock, Texas; Appleton, Wisconsin and Courtenay, BC in Canada. Each reading will include voter registration and many also include a panel discussion.

Alysia Reiner Will Host the 2019 Collaboration Awards Gala at SVA Theater Photo Alysia Reiner Will Host the 2019 Collaboration Awards Gala at SVA Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The Women in the Arts & Media Coalition will present the 2019 Collaboration Awards. which recognize women who successfully collaborate to create new and influential work, at the SVA Theater (333 West 23rd St, New York, NY 10011) on Saturday, March 30 at 6:30pm. The 2019 Collaboration Awards Gala, which is being held on International SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now), will be hosted by SAG Award-winning actor and producer Alysia Reiner (Fig on Orange is the New Black on Netflix). Awarded biennially, the Collaboration Awards encourage professional women in the arts and media from different disciplines to work collaboratively on the creation of new work. The award recognizes the best of these collaborations and goes to a winning project and its two creators. 2019 marks the sixth time the Collaboration Awards have been presented.

Lynn Cohen And Shauna Bloom Cast In Reading Of WHY BIRDS FLY At Dramatist Guild Photo Lynn Cohen And Shauna Bloom Cast In Reading Of WHY BIRDS FLY At Dramatist Guild
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

29th Street Playwright Collective presents a reading of WHY BIRDS FLY written by Emma Goldman-Sherman and directed by Brooke Viegut on Friday, March 29th at 7:30pm, in the Dramatists Guild's Mary Rodgers Room, as part of the DG's Friday Night Footlights Reading Series.

Cherry Lane Theatre's ACTUALLY WE'RE F** KED Extends Through April 21 Photo Cherry Lane Theatre's ACTUALLY WE'RE F** KED Extends Through April 21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre proudly announces that its current production of ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, which opened on March 7 and initially set to run through April 7, will now extend its run through April 21, 2019. ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED is a new play by Matt Williams and directed by John Pasquin.

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