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Bio:
Marilyn’s performance as Claudia Caswell in All About Eve (starring Bette Davis) earned her praise and brought her from minor roles to larger ones. From then on Marilyn worked steadily in movies such as: Let’s Make It Legal, As Young As You Feel, Monkey Business and Don’t Bother to Knock. It ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Marilyn’s performance as Claudia Caswell in All About Eve (starring Bette Davis) earned her praise and brought her from minor roles to larger ones. From then on Marilyn worked steadily in movies such as: Let’s Make It Legal, As Young As You Feel, Monkey Business and Don’t Bother to Knock. It ... (read complete bio)
BWW TV: Watch Sneak Peek of BOMBSHELL Concert- Tomorrow at 8pm! Photo BWW TV: Watch Sneak Peek of BOMBSHELL Concert- Tomorrow at 8pm!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Actors Fund in association with PEOPLE will present a special one-night-only streaming event: 'Bombshell in Concert' (captured in 2015), featuring a reunion of original cast members from the NBC series 'Smash.' This special event will stream Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00 PM ET. Can't wait for Wednesday? Check out highlights from the 2015 concert!

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Monica Ricketts Who Discovered the Magic of Performing Ons Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Monica Ricketts Who Discovered the Magic of Performing Onstage as a Child and Never Looked Back
by Shari Barrett - May 18, 2020

With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the Arts alive in the City of the Angels. And just like all of us, I wondered how they are dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved. This Spotlight focuses on Monica Ricketts who discovered the magic of performing onstage as a child and never looked back or wanted to do anything else.

BOMBSHELL's 2015 Concert Will Stream Next Week; SMASH Cast to Come Together for Virtu Photo BOMBSHELL's 2015 Concert Will Stream Next Week; SMASH Cast to Come Together for Virtual Reunion
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020

The Actors Fund in association with PEOPLE have announced a special one-night-only streaming event: 'Bombshell in Concert' (captured in 2015), featuring a reunion of original cast members from the NBC series 'Smash.' This special event will stream Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00 PM ET.

Podcast: West of Broadway- Musical Theater and America with Adam Epstein Photo Podcast: West of Broadway- Musical Theater and America with Adam Epstein
by West of Broadway - May 5, 2020

Will & Wendy get a chance to talk to the captivating and brilliant Adam Epstein about his upcoming 11-week online course presented by the Pasadena Playhouse.

Martin Milnes Records The Audiobook Of 'Wild Card' For Audible Photo Martin Milnes Records The Audiobook Of 'Wild Card' For Audible
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020

Actor, Writer and Theatre Director Martin Milnes has recorded an audiobook of his memoir, Wild Card: How I Learned To Be A Friend, Have A Friend & Finally Love My Birthday (published by Zuleika), which is now available from Audible.

Rachel York Talks About How She Booked Her First Broadway Show on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Rachel York Talks About How She Booked Her First Broadway Show on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued this afternoon (2pm) with the cast of City of Angels, Gregg Edelman, Randy Graff, Dee Hoty, Kay McClelland, James Naughton, Rachel York and David Zippel. Joined by director Michael Blakemore.

HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN To Stream Live From Florence, Italy, May 10 Photo HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN To Stream Live From Florence, Italy, May 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

Hershey Felder Presents has announced a one-time-only live stream musical event to benefit 13 theatres and arts organizations across the United States, as they work to offset the devastating economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Podcast: West of Broadway- Getting to Know Laura Bell Bundy Photo Podcast: West of Broadway- Getting to Know Laura Bell Bundy
by West of Broadway - Apr 22, 2020

On this episode of West of Broadway Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff talk with Broadway star Laura Bell Bundy about absolutely everything!

Podcast: West of Broadway- The ROCK OF AGES Origin Story with Matt Weaver Photo Podcast: West of Broadway- The ROCK OF AGES Origin Story with Matt Weaver
by West of Broadway - Apr 14, 2020

On this episode of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff connect via ZOOM with Producer and Creator of Rock of Ages Musical to find out how he and the cast are doing and to learn about how this unexpected musical hit found it's way all the way to Broadway and back home to Hollywood.

Broadway Books: 10 Memoirs to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 Memoirs to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2020

Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 memoirs written by Broadway actors that are sure to fill the void. With everything from Patti LuPone, to Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban, Julie Andrews, and many more, this list will have something for everyone.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: AFTER THE FALL by Arthur Miller Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: AFTER THE FALL by Arthur Miller
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Arthur Miller. Today's play, After the Fall!

Podcast: West of Broadway- Sheltering in Place with Kathryn (KAT) Burns Photo Podcast: West of Broadway- Sheltering in Place with Kathryn (KAT) Burns
by West of Broadway - Apr 8, 2020

On our very first video version of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff catch up with 2 time Emmy Award-winning choreographer Kathryn (Kat) Burns while she is Sheltering in Place during the coronavirus pandemic. Kathryn discusses her career, shares insight for working performers and pays tribute to the recent loss of her friend and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend colleague, Adam Schlesinger.

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Kalinda Gray, An Actor and Fantasy Party Organizer Who Moo Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Meet Kalinda Gray, An Actor and Fantasy Party Organizer Who Moonlights as a Salem Witch Trials Researcher and Historian
by Shari Barrett - Apr 5, 2020

This Spotlight focuses on Kalinda Gray, an actor I first encountered onstage playing Marilyn Monroe all the way to Magenta in the a?oeRocky Horror Picture Showa?? at the Maverick Theatre, a place close to her heart. Away from the stage, but still very much a part of the world of theatre magic, Kalinda's company Wishing Well Entertainment and Parties creates high-quality, professional character and artist event entertainment with a wide array of genres and themes for both adults and children, and she moonlights as an independent Salem 'witch' trials researcher and historian. So how is she dealing with the shutdown of a?oeThe Cruciblea?? in which she was featured as Elizabeth Proctor?

Submissions Now Accepted For Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival, Opening In September Photo Submissions Now Accepted For Short+Sweet Hollywood Festival, Opening In September
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020

Short+Sweet is the world's largest performing arts festival and is dedicated to original short form Theatre, Film and Dance.

BWW Feature: BROADWAY VS. HOLLYWOOD PARTE 4°  
I Film Tratti Dai Musical Di Stephen Photo BWW Feature: BROADWAY VS. HOLLYWOOD PARTE 4° I Film Tratti Dai Musical Di Stephen Sondheim
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Mar 31, 2020

Ha appena compiuto 90 anni, ma Stephen Sondheim non da segno di voler abbandonare la scena musicale. Sempre impegnato nella supervisione di revival dei suoi musical o al lavoro su nuovi show, Sondheim è considerato il simbolo del musical On Broadway: gli è stato dedicato un teatro sulla 43° strada e ha al suo attivo 8 Tony Award, 16 Drama Desk Awards, 8 Grammy, e 1 Oscar.

BWW Spotlight Series: Phil Brickey ��" Actor, Director, Rock Musician, and an Element Photo BWW Spotlight Series: Phil Brickey ��" Actor, Director, Rock Musician, and an Elementary Theatre Teacher Learning to Take his Classes Online
by Shari Barrett - Mar 28, 2020

This Spotlight focuses on Phil Brickey, an actor, director, rock musician and Elementary School Theatre teacher who was one of the first directors for whom I produced a 2006 show for Kentwood Players at the Westchester Playhouse. That show was George Washington Slept Here which required a double level set to be constructed as the home being renovated had to look totally dilapidated in Act 1 and beautifully restored in Act II. Quite a feat of stagecraft thanks to set designer Grant Francis.

Broadway From Home: 157 Musicals & Shows You Can Watch Online! Photo Broadway From Home: 157 Musicals & Shows You Can Watch Online!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 19, 2020

Looking for a way to pass the time while at home? BroadwayWorld has made a list of musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or Prime Video, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 

Podcast: West of Broadway Podcast Talks with THE BOOK OF MORMON's Liam Tobin Photo Podcast: West of Broadway Podcast Talks with THE BOOK OF MORMON's Liam Tobin
by West of Broadway - Mar 18, 2020

With the COVID 19 Pandemic bringing shows and businesses to a standstill, there isn't much theater news to report but Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff wanted to share their conversation with Book of Mormon star Liam Tobin from their Los Angeles run at the Ahmanson Theater. Liam talks about his history with this musical juggernaut and what life is like on the road.

Podcast: West of Broadway Addresses the LA-Based Theater Shutdowns Due to COVID-19 Photo Podcast: West of Broadway Addresses the LA-Based Theater Shutdowns Due to COVID-19
by West of Broadway - Mar 16, 2020

On this very special episode of West of Broadway, Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff are discussing the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic and what we might do during this time of widespread shutdowns, work stoppages, and self-isolations.

Podcast: West of Broadway Podcast Talks with Gedde Watanabe & George Xavier of East-W Photo Podcast: West of Broadway Podcast Talks with Gedde Watanabe & George Xavier of East-West Players' ASSASSINS
by West of Broadway - Mar 6, 2020

On this episode of West of Broadway Will Armstrong and Wendy Rosoff speak with Gedde Watanabe and George Xavier, two cast members of East West Players' Spring 2020 production of the award-winning Broadway musical Assassins.

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