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Date Of Birth:
August 03, 1940 (81)
Birth Place:
Dayton, OH, USA
Bio:
Martin made his New York stage debut in The Connection in 1959, followed by his Broadway debut in Never Live Over a Pretzel Factory. In 1964 he starred in The Subject was Roses for which he received a Tony Award nomination. He later played Hamlet in Joseph Papp√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs rock version of the play, as ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: August 03, 1940 (81)

Birth Place: Dayton, OH, USA

Bio:
Martin made his New York stage debut in The Connection in 1959, followed by his Broadway debut in Never Live Over a Pretzel Factory. In 1964 he starred in The Subject was Roses for which he received a Tony Award nomination. He later played Hamlet in Joseph Papp√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs rock version of the play, as ... (read complete bio)
Carbonell Awards Introduces New Team Of Judges For 2021-2022 Theater Season Photo Carbonell Awards Introduces New Team Of Judges For 2021-2022 Theater Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021

Jeff Kiltie, president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's most highly coveted recognition of theatrical and performance excellence, today announced the nonprofit organization's new team of judges for the 2021-2022 theater season.

BWW Review: PARADISE, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: PARADISE, National Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Aug 12, 2021

State of the nation stuff at the National Theatre.

Renee Taylor Will Star in  TANGO SHALOM at The Bklyn Film Festival This June Photo Renee Taylor Will Star in TANGO SHALOM at The Bklyn Film Festival This June
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2021

Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Ren√©e Taylor (‚ÄúThe Nanny‚ÄĚ) will be seen in the independent film TANGO SHALOM, directed by Gabriel Bologna, which will make its New York City debut as part of the Brklyn Film Festival.

Vinessa Shaw To Lead Masterclass For The International Acting Studio (TIAS) Photo Vinessa Shaw To Lead Masterclass For The International Acting Studio (TIAS)
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021

Vinessa Shaw (3:10 to Yuma, Hocus Pocus, Eyes Wide Shut, Ray Donovan) will lead a masterclass for the students of The International Acting Studio (TIAS) in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday, April 5th.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, March 19- with Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, March 19- with Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 19, 2021

Today (March 19) in live streaming: a Little House on the Prarie reunion on Stars in the House, Jackie Hoffman visits Backstage Live, and more!

VIDEO: Watch a THE WEST WING Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a THE WEST WING Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 19, 2021

The cast of West Wing Reunites in 2021 on Stars in the House - sharing stories & more.

Wake Up With BWW 3/19: IN THE HEIGHTS Moves Up Release Date, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/19: IN THE HEIGHTS Moves Up Release Date, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2021

Today's top stories: behind the scenes of Hamilton in Australia, In the Heights moves up its release date, and more!

STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Show Brings Fundraising Total To Over $750,000 In Supp Photo STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Show Brings Fundraising Total To Over $750,000 In Support of The Actors Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021

The anniversary episode broke the single-show fundraising record, raising over $28,300 (including a $10,000 matching grant from the Frances Lear Foundation).¬†¬†Now, after over 375 episodes, ‚ÄúStars In The House‚ÄĚ has raised over $751,842 for The Actors Fund & $200,000 for other charity organizations who have needed support throughout the pandemic.¬†¬†¬†

Annette Bening, Bebe Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Kelli O'Hara & More Join STARS IN T Photo Annette Bening, Bebe Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Kelli O'Hara & More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Anniversary Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

On March 16, 2020,¬†Seth Rudetsky¬†and¬†James Wesley¬†launched ‚ÄúStars In The House‚ÄĚ in response to what they knew would be an immediate need for funds in light of the Broadway shutdown.¬†¬†Now, one year and over 375 episodes later, ‚ÄúStars In The House‚ÄĚ has raised over $715,000 for The Actors Fund & an additional $200,000 for other charity organizations.

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1940s-1950s Photo Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1940s-1950s
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2021

Through our Women in Theatre Through the Decades features, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. 

The Garden State Film Festival Returns March 23 Photo The Garden State Film Festival Returns March 23
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 2, 2021

This year’s festival will bring a hybrid of selected live events and screenings along with the virtual screening of 300+ films that include an incredible variety of feature and short length dramas, thrillers, comedies, documentaries, student films, foreign films, videos and web series, music, and more!

2021 Sundance Film Festival Announces Additional Films Photo 2021 Sundance Film Festival Announces Additional Films
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2021

The nonprofit Sundance Institute today adds two more world premiere feature films  to the 2021 Sundance Film Festival lineup. The 2021 Festival will take place digitally via a feature-rich, Sundance-built online platform and in person on Satellite Screens across the country (public health permitting) from January 28-February 3, 2021. Tickets for these additions are now on sale at festival.sundance.org.

Five 2021 London Shows We Can't Wait To See Photo Five 2021 London Shows We Can't Wait To See
by Matt Wolf - Jan 10, 2021

In the spirit of eternal optimism, here is a handful of London show titles promised for the year ahead that have us giddy with anticipation to be in a playhouse once again.

Christian Borle and Michael Potts Join Season Two of PRODIGAL SON Photo Christian Borle and Michael Potts Join Season Two of PRODIGAL SON
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020

Broadway's Christian Borle and Michael Potts will join the cast of season two of Prodigal Son, the serial-killer thriller drama on Fox,.

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer Announcement for THE MIDNIGHT SKY Starring George Clooney Photo VIDEO: Watch a Trailer Announcement for THE MIDNIGHT SKY Starring George Clooney
by Stage Tube - Oct 26, 2020

Is anyone out there?

National Theatre Announces THE NORMAL HEART and DICK WHITTINGTON On Sale For Olivier  Photo National Theatre Announces THE NORMAL HEART and DICK WHITTINGTON On Sale For Olivier In-the-Round Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2020

For one year only, pantomime comes to the National Theatre. Jude Christian and Cariad Lloyd's hilarious and heartfelt version of Dick Whittington, first staged at Lyric Hammersmith in 2018 and freshly updated for 2020, will open in the socially distanced Olivier theatre on the 11 December.  

Video Roundup: Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, Jelani Alladin, and More Perform at the Photo Video Roundup: Audra McDonald, Laura Benanti, Jelani Alladin, and More Perform at the Public Theater's FORWARD. TOGETHER. Virtual Gala
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2020

The Public Theater's FORWARD. TOGETHER. virtual event took place last night, Tuesday, October 20. Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, with music direction by Ted Sperling, the event was free and open to all from coast to coast and around the world.

The Public Theater's Virtual Gala FORWARD. TOGETHER Streams Tonight Photo The Public Theater's Virtual Gala FORWARD. TOGETHER Streams Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2020

The Public Theater's FORWARD. TOGETHER. virtual event will take place today, Tuesday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, with music direction by Ted Sperling, the event is free and open to all from coast to coast and around the world.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, October 15- with the Tony Nominations, Keala Settle  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, October 15- with the Tony Nominations, Keala Settle and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 15, 2020

Today (October 15) in live streaming: The Tony nominations, Keala Settle visits Backstage Live, Next on Stage is back, and so much more!

VIDEO: The Cast of THE WEST WING Talk About Their Favorite Episodes on THE LATE SHOW Photo VIDEO: The Cast of THE WEST WING Talk About Their Favorite Episodes on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2020

Stephen asks the cast of 'The West Wing' to name their favorite episodes of the series and talk about what qualities they most wanted to bring to their characters. Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Martin Sheen, and Bradley Whitford join the show's creator Aaron Sorkin in 'A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote' premieres October 15th on HBO Max.

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