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Date Of Birth:
August 09, 1957 (61)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
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Date of Birth: August 09, 1957 (61)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Director Robyn Cohen To Helm THE ELEPHANT MAN at El PortalDirector Robyn Cohen To Helm THE ELEPHANT MAN at El Portal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Co-Producers Tom Vitorino and Alice L. Walker (Thursday Night Theater Club), have signed acclaimed director/actor, Robyn Cohen for The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance at The El Portal Theatre MainStage.  Both Vitorino and Walker are thrilled to have Robyn Cohen at the helm directing their cast of twelve. This will be her second time to direct with Thursday Night Theater Club. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chita Rivera on Her Career & Concerts at Cadogan HallBWW Interview: Chita Rivera on Her Career & Concerts at Cadogan Hall
by Rona Kelly - Jan 16, 2019

An icon of the theatre world, Chita Rivera comes to London next month to play Cadogan Hall for just two concerts. Talking to her about returning to her 'second home', Chita also shares what audiences can expect from the concerts, as well as her journey from having 'never seen a Broadway show' to being presented with the 2018 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. (more...)

Inkwell's World Premiere SISTERS THREE Opens 12/14Inkwell's World Premiere SISTERS THREE Opens 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Inkwell's World Premiere 'Sisters Three' opens December 14th at 8pm (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Releases the Trailer for Season Two of SMILFVIDEO: Showtime Releases the Trailer for Season Two of SMILF
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2018

The hit Golden Globe(R) nominated SHOWTIME comedy series SMILF, starring creator, executive producer and showrunner Frankie Shaw in her Golden Globe-nominated performance and multiple Emmy(R) Award winner Rosie O'Donnell, will return to the network on Sunday, January 20 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. To preview what's to come for Bridgette Bird (Shaw) - a single mother living fearlessly - and her family, exes and friends, SHOWTIME has debuted a new season two trailer, watch below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

KPFK Radio's Arts in Review, Los Angeles's longest-running radio showcase on live theater and cabaret, airs Fridays (2-2:30pm) on KPFK 90.7FM. Today, Sep 7, Julio hosts Valerie Perri and Larry Cedar from Reprise 2.0's staging of the musical, The World Goes Round, currently performing though Sep 16 at The Freud Playhouse at UCLA (more...)

BWW Interview: Valerie Perri Loves Making The Theatre WORLD GO 'ROUNDBWW Interview: Valerie Perri Loves Making The Theatre WORLD GO 'ROUND
by Gil Kaan - Aug 28, 2018

Following Reprise's successful re-launch (as the newly christened REPRISE 2.0) with a crowd-pleasing SWEET CHARITY, REPRISE 2.0 mounts THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND on the Freud Playhouse boards beginning September 5, 2018. We had the chance to chat with one of WORLD's talented cast members, theatre vet Valerie Perri on being back with Reprise, while hitting highlights of her extensive theatrical career. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bethany Slomka & John Massey In HAIRSPRAY At San Diego Musical TheatrePhoto Flash: Bethany Slomka & John Massey In HAIRSPRAY At San Diego Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

San Diego Musical Theatre invites you to take a special sneak peek at the cast of it's upcoming production of Hairspray. Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Book, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. Music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, and book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan. Hairspray will be directed by J. Scott Lapp (SDMT's First Date, The Prince of Egypt, Bonnie & Clyde), with choreography by Jill Gorrie (SDMT's Singin' in the Rain, 42nd Street, Damn Yankees), and music direction by Don LeMaster. Hairspray runs August 3 - September 2, 2018 at the historic Horton Grand Theatre, with press opening on Saturday, August 4 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Cinemoi to Launch Channel on Sling TVCinemoi to Launch Channel on Sling TV
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2018

For the first time, Cinémoi, an award winning, high fashion,  international lifestyle and multi-genre television channel is launching on America's number one live streaming service, Sling TV.   (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Shines The Spotlight On The Moulton Theatre's Big 50th At GalaLaguna Playhouse Shines The Spotlight On The Moulton Theatre's Big 50th At Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018

The spotlight will shine bright at the Laguna Playhouse' annual gala, May 12, with special performances by 'Phantom of the Opera Star' Davis Gaines, a tribute to the Moulton Theatre's 50th anniversary, and a host of highlights celebrated throughout the much-anticipated, elegant affair. (more...)

Cast Announced For Mother's Day Show At RockwellCast Announced For Mother's Day Show At Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

A Classic Broadway Mother's Day, special Mother's Day performance of the ongoing concert series An Evening of Classic Broadway, now in its 5th year, takes place on Sunday, May 13th at Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. Doors open at 4:30 for the 6PM show. Music Director/Master of Ceremonies Brad Ellis and Presenter Fraser Entertainment Group showcase a new cast with each performance, this one consisting of parents and their offspring. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Shines The Spotlight On The Moulton Theatre's Big 50th At GalaLaguna Playhouse Shines The Spotlight On The Moulton Theatre's Big 50th At Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The spotlight will shine bright at the Laguna Playhouse' annual gala, May 12, with special performances by 'Phantom of the Opera Star' Davis Gaines, a tribute to the Moulton Theatre's 50th anniversary, and a host of highlights celebrated throughout the much-anticipated, elegant affair. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/9 - WAITRESS, RAGTIME, CHICAGO, and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/9 - WAITRESS, RAGTIME, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special - Mar 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)

Review Roundup: THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhouseReview Roundup: THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

The reviews are in for Laguna Playhouse's THE GRADUATE, starring Melanie Griffith! THE GRADUATE opened on February 21st, and is set to run through March 25th. (more...)

BWW Review: Melanie Griffith Headlines Stage Adaptation of THE GRADUATE at the Laguna PlayhouseBWW Review: Melanie Griffith Headlines Stage Adaptation of THE GRADUATE at the Laguna Playhouse
by Michael Quintos - Mar 6, 2018

Golden Globe winner Melanie Griffith can now be seen on stage playing pop culture's most famous cougar, Mrs. Robinson---the infamous 'mom of a certain age' who uses her predatory sexuality to seduce a recent college graduate into entering a torrid affair---in a new production of THE GRADUATE, which continues its just-extended engagement at the Laguna Playhouse through March 25, 2018 in Laguna Beach, CA. On paper, the role seems like a perfect fit for the now 60-year-old star who has demonstrated prior success in playing sultry, seductive women. But in this production, the results---like the dysfunctional relationships that criss-cross in this play---aren't as well-matched as you'd hope it would be. (more...)

Photo Flash: Melanie Griffith Stars in THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhousePhoto Flash: Melanie Griffith Stars in THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce that due to overwhelming demand, the fifth show in its 97th season, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner MELANIE GRIFFITH starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham, directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews (Twelve Angry Men, Billy & Ray) is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, MARCH 25 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach. THE GRADUATE will begin previews on Wednesday, February 21 and will open on Sunday, March 4 at 5:30pm. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Extends THE GRADUATE Starring Melanie GriffithLaguna Playhouse Extends THE GRADUATE Starring Melanie Griffith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce that due to overwhelming demand, the fifth show in its 97th season, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner MELANIE GRIFFITH starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham, directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews (Twelve Angry Men, Billy & Ray) is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, MARCH 25 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach. THE GRADUATE will begin previews on Wednesday, February 21 and will open on Sunday, March 4 at 5:30pm. (more...)

Melanie Griffith Will Lead THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhouseMelanie Griffith Will Lead THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE just announced the fifth show in its 97th season, Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner MELANIE GRIFFITH starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews (Twelve Angry Men, Billy & Ray). Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, We are just thrilled to welcome Melanie Griffith to the Laguna Playhouse in one of the most iconic roles of all time Mrs. Robinson. Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham. We have been trying to seduce Melanie to perform on our stage for quite some time. We are overjoyed that she has said yes and know our subscribers and audiences will be utterly mesmerized by her return to the stage under the inspired direction of Michael Matthews! THE GRADUATE will begin previews on Wednesday, February 21; will open on Sunday, March 4 at 5:30pm and perform through Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Shameless Hussy Productions Brings GIRLS LIKE THAT to the StageShameless Hussy Productions Brings GIRLS LIKE THAT to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Shameless Hussy Productions, in collaboration with Theatre Temp's Dream Big Productions and the Girls in Leadership Club is proud to present the Vancouver premiere of Girls Like That from Thursday, November 2 to Friday, November 10, 2017 at Templeton Secondary School. (more...)

TWELVE ANGRY MEN Starts Tonight at Laguna PlayhouseTWELVE ANGRY MEN Starts Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season, TWELVE ANGRY MEN, written by Reginald Rose and directed by Ovation Award-winning director Michael Matthews. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Moves THE GRADUATE to Spring, Swaps in TWELVE ANGRY MEN for FallLaguna Playhouse Moves THE GRADUATE to Spring, Swaps in TWELVE ANGRY MEN for Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that due to scheduling conflicts beyond production's control, the previously announced dates of Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, will move to March, 2018 and TWELVE ANGRY MEN, which was scheduled to open in March, 2018 will now perform October 4 -22, 2017. (more...)

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