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Date of Birth: June 22, 1949 (68)
Gender: Female
Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Ben Platt, Revisited!Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Ben Platt, Revisited!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Aug 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Broadway's Jessica-Keenan Wynn Joins the Cast of MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAINBroadway's Jessica-Keenan Wynn Joins the Cast of MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Variety reports that Beautiful: The Carole King musical's current Cynthia Weil, Jessica Keenan Wynn, has joined the cast of Universal's upcoming Mamma Mia! sequel Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! (more...)

New Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Coming to NYC This OctoberNew Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Coming to NYC This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Joining the explosion of fully immersive theater, Green Lite Productions presents CURIOSITIES, an intimate multi-sensory theatrical experience in which visitors traverse the tunnels of an illegal 1930s sideshow world full of bootleggers, deviants, performers, and misfits. (more...)

A Hilarious True Story of the World's Worst Opera Singer Comes to SydneyA Hilarious True Story of the World's Worst Opera Singer Comes to Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

???????From 5th to 9th September at Riverside Theatres, Glorious! will tell the hilarious true story of the world's worst opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins. This West End and world-wide hit was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award -Best New Comedy (2005) and has been seen by two million plus people across six continents! (more...)

SOUVENIR Starts This September at Milwaukee RepSOUVENIR Starts This September at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater begins the 2017/18 Season with Souvenir, a charming musical comedy beginning performances September 8 - November 5 in the Stackner Cabaret.  (more...)

Riverside Theatres, Christine Harris and HIT Productions Present GLORIOUS!Riverside Theatres, Christine Harris and HIT Productions Present GLORIOUS!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

From 5th to 9th September at Riverside Theatres, Glorious! will tell the hilarious true story of the world's worst opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins. This West End and world-wide hit was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award -Best New Comedy (2005) and has been seen by two million plus people across six continents! (more...)

SACHAL ENSEMBLE Launches First US TourSACHAL ENSEMBLE Launches First US Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A  jazz song from the late-50s, an Oxford-educated financial advisor and a group of once-celebrated but unemployed musicians -- some of whom no longer even owned an instrument -- are not the standard ingredients from which global hits are made. (more...)

Garrison Keillor to Headline Raue Center This FallGarrison Keillor to Headline Raue Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Raue Center will welcome beloved radio host and acclaimed humorist Garrison Keillor to the stage at 8 p.m. on September 24, 2017. (more...)

Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 SeasonTheatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audiences - in New York, across America, and abroad. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel & Jim Parsons Present the Funniest WordsVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel & Jim Parsons Present the Funniest Words
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel didn't think that booty was the funniest word, so he compiled a list of the actual funniest words and invited Emmy-award winning actor Jim Parsons to help present them. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Asks 'How Many Americans Know Where North Korea Is?'VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Asks 'How Many Americans Know Where North Korea Is?'
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

According to a new poll (taken before Trump's 'Fire and Fury' threat) 75% of Americans believe that North Korea's nuclear program is a 'critical threat' to the U.S. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Premieres 'Baby Bachelor in Paradise'VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Premieres 'Baby Bachelor in Paradise'
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Tonight is the finale of 'The Bachelorette' and it's the night on which JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE world premieres a new addition to the Bachelor family. In years past they've given you The Baby Bachelor and The Baby Bachelorette and starting Monday they take one more weird, adorable, and perfectly logical step... #BabyBachelorInParadise. (more...)

Breaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on BroadwayBreaking: Amy Schumer, Laura Benanti, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk to Lead Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just officially learned that Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER will be coming to Broadway's Booth Theatre this fall starring Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer, Tony-winner Laura Benanti, another Emmy and Peabody Award-winner Keegan-Michael Key, and Alan Tudyk. (more...)

The Panic Has Ended! Brendon Urie Exits KINKY BOOTS TodayThe Panic Has Ended! Brendon Urie Exits KINKY BOOTS Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

Grammy Award-nominated Panic! At the Disco front man Brendon Urie has taken his final bow as 'Charlie Price' in Kinky Boots. The rock singer made his Broadway debut in early June and played a ten week run of sold out shows. (more...)

Oh, We Just Can't Wait... For the Remake- A Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musicals!Oh, We Just Can't Wait... For the Remake- A Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musicals!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 5, 2017

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

Asian-American LGBT film BABY STEPS Schedules DVD and BluRay ReleaseAsian-American LGBT film BABY STEPS Schedules DVD and BluRay Release
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

This engaging Taiwanese-U.S. dramedy is an homage to Ang Lee's cross-cultural classic The Wedding Banquet, including an Asian-Caucasian gay couple, the meddlesome mother and the never-ending quest for a grandchild. But this time around, director Barney Cheng (who also co-stars and writes) tells the story largely from the perspective of the mother (Taiwan actress Grace Guei, who was in The Wedding Banquet and is widely considered the Meryl Streep of Asia) and adds a modern spin: surrogacy. (more...)

Jeremy Irvine and Alexa Davies Join Cast of MAMMA MIA SequelJeremy Irvine and Alexa Davies Join Cast of MAMMA MIA Sequel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Deadline is reporting that further casting has been announced for the upcoming MAMMA MIA sequel film. Jeremy Irvine ('War Horse') will play young Sam while Alexa Davies ('Harlots') will take on the role of young Rosie, the character played by Julie Walters in the original film. (more...)

Meryl Streep & Oprah Winfrey's The Writers Lab Selects 2017 ProjectsMeryl Streep & Oprah Winfrey's The Writers Lab Selects 2017 Projects
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and IRIS have announced the screenwriters selected to participate in the third year of The Writers Lab. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 3rd, 2017: CURVY WINDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Opens Tonight and More!BWW Morning Brief August 3rd, 2017: CURVY WINDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Opens Tonight and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 3, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: CURVY WIDOW, starring Nancy Opel, opens Off-Broadway tonight! (more...)

Everybody Say Yeah! Original KINKY BOOTS Stars Billy Porter and Stark Sands Will Return this FallEverybody Say Yeah! Original KINKY BOOTS Stars Billy Porter and Stark Sands Will Return this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Tony Award winner Billy Porter (whose recent studio album: Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers debuted at #2 on the iTunes R&B charts) and Tony Award nominee Stark Sands (who appears alongside Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in Spielberg's upcoming The Papers) will return to Kinky Boots this fall. (more...)

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