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Date Of Birth:
July 27, 1920
Date Of Death:
September 04, 2007 (87)
Birth Place:
Sittingbourne, ENGLAND
 
Michael Evans Headshot
Date of Birth: July 27, 1920
Date of Death: September 04, 2007 (87)

Birth Place: Sittingbourne, ENGLAND
BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at STAGES St. Louis Photo BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at STAGES St. Louis
by James Lindhorst - Sep 29, 2021

Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons opened tonight at STAGES St. Louis for their final offering of the season. Winner of the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical, 2009 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical, and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album, Jersey Boys is among the most successful jukebox musicals ever produced. The STAGES St. Louis production runs through October 24, 2021 at the Ross Family Theater in the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center.

BWW Feature: Casting Announced for JERSEY BOYS at STAGES St. Louis Photo BWW Feature: Casting Announced for JERSEY BOYS at STAGES St. Louis
by James Lindhorst - Sep 9, 2021

STAGES St. Louis has announced the casting for their upcoming production of JERSEY BOYS that will play September 24 – October 24, 2021 at The Ross Family Theater in the new Kirkwood Performing Arts Center. The cast will be headlined by Christopher Kale Jones who is best known for playing Frankie Valli in the 1st National Tour of JERSEY BOYS. With a book written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, JERSEY BOYS takes an exhilarating journey into the cultural phenomenon that is Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. The show features 30 show stopping performances of the hits that took the group all the way to the top of the charts, including: “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You.”

Zero Times Everything to Release Innovative New Double Album 'Sound of Music' Photo Zero Times Everything to Release Innovative New Double Album 'Sound of Music'
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2021

The title “Sound Of Music” is derived from the Pythagorean theory of musica universalis or the “music of the spheres” wherein Pythagoreas states that if objects in motion create sound then the planets forever in motion must forever produce sound.

PYO Music Institute Announces 2021 Ovation Award Recipient Photo PYO Music Institute Announces 2021 Ovation Award Recipient
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2021

Created by PYO Music Institute in 2014, the award recognizes inspiration and outstanding leadership in music education. There have been hundreds of nominees over the years, which demonstrates the respect and dedication students have for their music teachers in the Delaware Valley, who not only successfully teach music to their students, but also instill confidence in them.

All Remaining ANASTASIA Tour Performances Have Been Cancelled Through Summer 2020 Photo All Remaining ANASTASIA Tour Performances Have Been Cancelled Through Summer 2020
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2020

BroadwayWorld has learned that all remaining performances on the Anastasia tour have been cancelled through Summer 2020, due to the health crisis.

CBS Announces 'Theme Weeks' for THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUT Photo CBS Announces 'Theme Weeks' for THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 29, 2020

CBS offers daytime drama fans memories of their most cherished episodes, as “Theme Weeks” for THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL continue on Monday, May 4 on the CBS Television Network.

BWW TV: Meet ANASTASIA On Tour's New Anya, Beth Stafford Laird! Photo BWW TV: Meet ANASTASIA On Tour's New Anya, Beth Stafford Laird!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 4, 2020

Meet Anastasia on tour's new Anya, Beth Stafford Laird, who rejoins the national tour of Broadway's Anastasia beginning April 7, 2020.

Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Finale of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, March 9, 20 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Finale of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, March 9, 2020
by TV Scoop - Feb 21, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Season Finale of ALL AMERICAN, airing on THE CW on Monday, March 9, 2020!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, March 2, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, March 2, 2020
by TV Scoop - Feb 14, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN, airing on THE CW on Monday, March 2, 2020!

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, February 24, 20 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, February 24, 2020
by TV Scoop - Feb 7, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN, airing on THE CW on Monday, February 24, 2020!

BWW Review: ANASTASIA at Connor Palace/Cleveland Photo BWW Review: ANASTASIA at Connor Palace/Cleveland
by Roy Berko - Feb 6, 2020

'ANASTASIA,' with music and lyrics by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, and a book by Terrence McNally, based on the 1997 film of the same name, is now on stage at the Connor Palace, as part of the Key Bank Broadway series.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, February 17, 20 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, February 17, 2020
by TV Scoop - Jan 31, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN, airing on THE CW on Monday, February 17, 2020!

BWW REVIEWS: ANASTASIA is Not a Botox Version of the Animated Movie Photo BWW REVIEWS: ANASTASIA is Not a Botox Version of the Animated Movie
by Paul Batterson - Jan 31, 2020

When the movie ANASTASIA was released in 1996, somewhere someone was humming along with the score of the 20th Century Fox film and thought 'This might make a fantastic musical.' It took nearly 20 years but the faith in the concept is paying off.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, February 10, 20 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, February 10, 2020
by TV Scoop - Jan 23, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN, airing on THE CW on Monday, February 10, 2020!

BWW Review: ANASTASIA at Rochester Broadway Theatre League Photo BWW Review: ANASTASIA at Rochester Broadway Theatre League
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Jan 22, 2020

Perfectly timed for the blistery cold Rochester weather we're all suffering through, the RBTL is currently presenting 'Anastasia', the stage adaptation of the 1997 animated movie in which audience members are whisked away to snowy St. Petersburg during the height of the Russian Revolution of the 1920's. This era of political upheaval is the backdrop, but the story focuses on a young woman and her journey through the past to find her family and her identity.

BWW Review: ANASTASIA at The Bushnell Photo BWW Review: ANASTASIA at The Bushnell
by Joseph Harrison - Jan 18, 2020

A mysterious girl, who may or may not be the long lost Princess Anastasia Romanov of Russia, a grandmother intent on finding her, and the desperate men willing to do whatever it takes to get out of Russia. These are at the center of the musical ANASTASIA which is now playing at The Bushnell in Hartford.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, January 20, 202 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, January 20, 2020
by TV Scoop - Jan 3, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN, airing on THE CW on Monday, January 20, 2020!

Andre Braugher, Viola Davis, & More Join ABC's LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE Photo Andre Braugher, Viola Davis, & More Join ABC's LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 12, 2019

“Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times'” adds even more star power to the highly anticipated live sitcom holiday special airing on ABC, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18 (8:00-9:32 p.m. EST). In this one-night-only event, an all-star lineup of talent will tackle the roles first portrayed in the iconic television sitcom “Good Times,” including Viola Davis and Andre Braugher as Florida Evans and James Evans, Jay Pharoah as J.J Evans, Asante Blackk as Michael Evans, Corinne Foxx as Thelma Evans and Tiffany Haddish recreating the role of Willona Woods. Jharrel Jerome is also confirmed to join the star-studded cast. Joining forces for a show-stopping musical performance will be ABC's Anthony Anderson and the legendary Patti LaBelle. This holiday-inspired live event produced by Sony Pictures Television will recreate installments of Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin's Emmy® Award-winning series “All in the Family” and groundbreaking sitcom “Good Times,” created by Mike Evans, Eric Monte and developed by Lear. 

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, December 2, 201 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN on THE CW - Monday, December 2, 2019
by TV Scoop - Nov 15, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ALL AMERICAN, airing on THE CW on Monday, December 2, 2019!

BWW Review: Gorgeous but Flawed Stage Adaptation of ANASTASIA Substitutes Whimsy for  Photo BWW Review: Gorgeous but Flawed Stage Adaptation of ANASTASIA Substitutes Whimsy for Stilted Drama
by Michael Quintos - Nov 13, 2019

At first glance, the musical stage adaptation of ANASTASIA looks and feels like an appropriately grand, luxe affaira?"from its gorgeous costumes designed to the lush soundscapes created by the orchestra and the vocal talents that have been assembled for this tour. But the undeniable wow factor of the show is, of course, the stunning visual trifecta of its scenic design working in keen harmony with dazzling projections and stage lighting. The overall technical prowess of this stage musical is just jaw-droppinga?"and, I must say, is quite an adequate enough reason to experience the show. The adaptation's execution of the story itself, however, suffers slightly from its well-meaning intentionsa?"revealing a stage show that feels stilted by its own drama, and with an unsure footing of what it truly wants to be.

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