Date of Birth: November 17, 1942 (76)

Birth Place: Queens, NY, USA
Dixon Place Presents NEW CREATIONDixon Place Presents NEW CREATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding Director) presents the workshop production of New Creation, conceived and directed by Kai Chieh Tu and devised and performed by Katherine Wright, Janice Amaya, Laura Yumi Snell & Sharlee Taylor runs Thursday, February 28, 2019 and March 1 & 2, 2019 at 7:30pm for a total of three performances at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street) in Manhattan. Tickets are $18 in advance, $21 at the door. For tickets and further information please visit www.dixonplace.org or call 866-811-4111 for tickets. (more...)

Showtime Appoints Geoff Stier as the Senior Vice President, Original ProgrammingShowtime Appoints Geoff Stier as the Senior Vice President, Original Programming
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Showtime Networks Inc. has announced that Geoff Stier has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Original Programming. Stier will help develop and shepherd original comedies, dramas and limited series for the network. He will be based in the SHOWTIME West Coast offices. The announcement was made today by Amy Israel, Executive Vice President, Scripted Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. to whom he will report.  (more...)

Matthias Pintscher Curates SESSION, LA Chamber Orchestra's Iinnovative Performance ExperienceMatthias Pintscher Curates SESSION, LA Chamber Orchestra's Iinnovative Performance Experience
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Prolific composer/conductor Matthias Pintscher curates Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's (LACO) SESSION, an innovative performance experience, in collaboration with Four Larks, on Thursday February 28, 8 pm, at Mack Sennett Studios in Silverlake. Designed to explore classical music's cutting-edge sounds and challenge traditional concert-going expectations, the evening features two works by Pintscher, Study II for Treatise on the Veil, a string trio inspired by painter Cy Twombly's art works, and Uriel, for cello and piano, the third part of his 'Profiles of Light' cycle. Also on the program are three-time Grammy Award-winning soprano Michelle DeYoung and LACO artists performing Ravel's Three Poemes de Stephane Mallarme; Berg's Four pieces for clarinet and piano; Grisey's surreal Stele for two percussionists and Xenakis's Rebonds A, a tour-de-force for solo percussion. SESSION includes a 'hang' with the artists, and premium tickets include parking and one drink as well. Mack Sennett Studios, where artists like Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Donna Summer and Jay-Z have performed, is a historic facility that serves as a soundstage, event space and a hub for a variety of cultural producers. (more...)

MAD DOG AND GLORY Makes Its Blu Ray Debut on March 5 From Kino LorberMAD DOG AND GLORY Makes Its Blu Ray Debut on March 5 From Kino Lorber
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

'Mad Dog and Glory' will arrive upon it's 25th anniversary on Blu Ray on March 5, 2019 from Kino Lorber Home Entertainment. (more...)

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, THE FAVOURITE Among Winners of the ACE Eddie AwardsBOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, THE FAVOURITE Among Winners of the ACE Eddie Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

“Bohemian Rhapsody” (edited by John Ottman, ACE) and “The Favourite” (edited by Yorgos Mavropsaridis, ACE) won Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy) respectively at the 69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards tonight where trophies were handed out recognizing the best editing of 2018 in 11 categories of film, television and documentaries.  The black-tie ceremony was held in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel with over 1000 in attendance to celebrate.  President of American Cinema Editors, Stephen Rivkin, ACE, presided over the evening's festivities with comedian Tom Kenny serving as the evening's host. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara Returns To London For Solo Concerts in November 2019Kelli O'Hara Returns To London For Solo Concerts in November 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Kelli O'Hara will return to London in November 2019, after the smash hit run of The King and I at London's Palladium, to play her debut London solo concert engagement at Cadogan Hall. (more...)

Foreigner LIVE AT THE RAINBOW '78 DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Video Out 3/15Foreigner LIVE AT THE RAINBOW '78 DVD, Blu-ray and Digital Video Out 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

FOREIGNER and Eagle Vision today announced the release of the concert film, Foreigner Live At The Rainbow '78, which is available on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital video from March 15th. (more...)

Free Political Forum To Follow Performance Of FROST/NIXON At TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyFree Political Forum To Follow Performance Of FROST/NIXON At TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announces a special post-show political forum for its production of the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated drama Frost/Nixon. Following the 2pm performance of Frost/Nixon on Saturday, February 2 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, audiences are invited to discuss the history and current relevance of the Watergate scandal with Dr. Theodore Glasser of Stanford University and Dr. Terri Bimes of University of California Berkeley in a conversation moderated by Cameron Wells, the assistant director of Frost/Nixon. Glasser, a professor emeritus of Communication whose research specializes in media practices and press accountability, and Bimes, a lecturer and Assistant Director of Research for the Institute of Governmental Studies who teaches about the presidency, will bring their unique perspectives to this free political forum, open to audience members and community members. (more...)

Sebastian Maniscalco Set To Make Wynn Las Vegas Debut With Two-Night-Only EngagementSebastian Maniscalco Set To Make Wynn Las Vegas Debut With Two-Night-Only Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

This May, comedian, actor and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco will make his Wynn Las Vegas debut with a two-night-only engagement at the Encore Theater. Maniscalco will bring his observational humor to the stage at Wynn Las Vegas in two back-to-back performances each night at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., May 25-26. Tickets for all performances will be available for purchase on Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. PDT. (more...)

MYSTIC PIZZA Musical in the Works with Music by Melissa Etheridge, Book by Gordon Greenberg & Sas GoldbergMYSTIC PIZZA Musical in the Works with Music by Melissa Etheridge, Book by Gordon Greenberg & Sas Goldberg
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that an all new musical stage adaptation of the 1988 motion picture MYSTIC PIZZA is now in development. (more...)

Jeff Bridges to be Awarded with the Cinematographers Board of Governors AwardJeff Bridges to be Awarded with the Cinematographers Board of Governors Award
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Oscar-winner Jeff Bridges, whose many distinguished performances have earned him seven Academy Award nominations, will be honored with the Board of Governors Award at the 33rd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement on February 9 at Hollywood & Highland's Ray Dolby Ballroom.  (more...)

Roland Joffe to Direct THE LEGITIMATE WISEGUYRoland Joffe to Direct THE LEGITIMATE WISEGUY
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Roland Joffe is set to direct the independent mobster drama “The Legitimate Wiseguy,” according to Variety. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At FROST/NIXON At Theatreworks Silicon ValleyPhoto Flash: First Look At FROST/NIXON At Theatreworks Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will kick off the new year with the Tony and Olivier Award nominated drama Frost/Nixon. Written by Golden Globe winner Peter Morgan (creator of Netflix's The Crown), Frost/Nixon is a riveting political prizefight where the cameras roll, the truth spins, and it becomes clear that he who controls the medium controls the message. With America caught in the riptides of Watergate and Vietnam, the former leader of the free world and a lightweight British talk-show host clash in a legendary series of TV interviews that will determine the President's legacy forever. Directed by Leslie Martinson, Frost/Nixon will be presented January 16 - February 10, 2019 (press opening: January 19, 2019) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Johnnie Mae Joins Staged Reading Of THE TALKBOARDWALK EMPIRE's Johnnie Mae Joins Staged Reading Of THE TALK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Award winning actress Johnnie Mae, who played the role of housekeeper Louann Pratt in season one of the Martin Scorsese produced Boardwalk Empire on HBO, has joined the cast of the staged reading of Janice Liddell's drama The Talk, an installment in the Frank Silvera Writers Workshop monthly reading series in partnership with The Billie Holiday Theatre. (more...)

Bob Dylan and Martin Scorsese to Reunite for ROLLING THUNDER FilmBob Dylan and Martin Scorsese to Reunite for ROLLING THUNDER Film
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

 Netflix is set to release "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese." in 2019, according to Variety. (more...)

Kathrine Narducci Cast in GODFATHER OF HARLEM, Juan Riedinger Joins CLAWSKathrine Narducci Cast in GODFATHER OF HARLEM, Juan Riedinger Joins CLAWS
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Kathrine Narducci is set for a recurring role on Godfather of Harlem, according to Deadline. Narducci will star opposite Vincent D'Onofrio in Epix's straight-to-series crime drama from Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein and ABC Signature Studios. (more...)

FROST/NIXON Comes to TheatreWorks Silicon ValleyFROST/NIXON Comes to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will kick off the new year with the Tony and Olivier Award nominated drama Frost/Nixon. Written by Golden Globe winner Peter Morgan (creator of Netflix's The Crown), Frost/Nixon is a riveting political prizefight where the cameras roll, the truth spins, and it becomes clear that he who controls the medium controls the message. With America caught in the riptides of Watergate and Vietnam, the former leader of the free world and a lightweight British talk-show host clash in a legendary series of TV interviews that will determine the President's legacy forever. Directed by Leslie Martinson, Frost/Nixon will be presented January 16 February 10, 2019 (press opening: January 19, 2019) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Star Studded Red Carpet And After Party of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At The WallisPhoto Coverage: Star Studded Red Carpet And After Party of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At The Wallis
by Lily Lim - Dec 20, 2018

Love Actually Live, a multimedia-concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time from the team behind Los Angeles' award-winning For The Record series, is featured this holiday season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, December 4, through Monday, December 31, 2018. Co-Produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Shane Scheel and Siobhan O'Neill and inspired by the Universal Pictures/Working Title motion picture written by Richard Curtis, this world-premiere production, presented by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group, transforms The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater into a giant, immersive, cinema for the modern day. The production, a one-of-a-kind presentation is performed live by an all-star cast and 15-piece orchestra, includes songs from the hit film, including 'Christmas Is All Around,' 'The Trouble with Love Is,' and 'Both Sides Now.' (more...)

Comedians The Lucas Brothers To Play Second City's UP Comedy ClubComedians The Lucas Brothers To Play Second City's UP Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Keith and Kenny Lucas, together known as The Lucas Bros, will jump out of TV and onto The Second City's UP Comedy Club stage for three nights of stand-up performances January 4 - 6, 2019. (more...)

David Lynch Announced as Latest Instructor for MasterClass in 2019David Lynch Announced as Latest Instructor for MasterClass in 2019
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

David Lynch is announced as the latest instructor for MasterClass in 2019. The Twin Peaks Director joins fellow Instructors Natalie Portman, Jodie Foster, Timbaland, and Neil Gaiman slated to launch classes in early 2019. (more...)

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