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Broadway: Grey Gardens, Lennon. Theater: World premiere of Tony Kushner's Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures (Guthrie), The Tempest, Richard III, Oedipus, Highway Ulysses, The Persians, Twelfth Night, Romeo & Juliet, The Hostage, Love's Labour's ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Grey Gardens, Lennon. Theater: World premiere of Tony Kushner's Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures (Guthrie), The Tempest, Richard III, Oedipus, Highway Ulysses, The Persians, Twelfth Night, Romeo & Juliet, The Hostage, Love's Labour's ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Jose Llana, Telly Leung & More Show Support for Biden/Harris Photo VIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Jose Llana, Telly Leung & More Show Support for Biden/Harris in 'The Soul of The Nation' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

Prominent members of the Broadway Community joined together to sing their support for the Biden/Harris Presidential ticket in 'Soul of the Nation', lyrics (sung) by Christine Toy Johnson and (spoken) Notorious Pink, music by Kim D. Sherman and Scott Killian.

New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, a Retrospective Reading Series Photo New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, a Retrospective Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

On Fridays from October 2 to 20, New Federal Theatre (NFT) will present 'Octoberfest,' a retrospective readings series in which five rarely-done yet noteworthy plays, all previously produced by NFT, will be recreated by accomplished actors.

New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, Featuring DO LORD REMEMBER ME, STORIES OF T Photo New Federal Theatre Presents OCTOBERFEST, Featuring DO LORD REMEMBER ME, STORIES OF THE OLD DAYS and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

On Fridays from October 2 to 20, New Federal Theatre will present 'Octoberfest,' a retrospective readings series in which five rarely-done yet noteworthy plays, all previously produced by NFT, will be recreated by accomplished actors.

The Episcopal Actors' Guild to Present the World Premiere of FASHION VICTIMS Photo The Episcopal Actors' Guild to Present the World Premiere of FASHION VICTIMS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

The Episcopal Actors' Guild will present the world premiere of Fashion Victims, two short one-act plays by Richard Alleman that take on the wicked wacky world of la mode. One tracks the struggles of a young woman on the way up; the other catches a legend headed in the opposite direction.

Chester Theatre Company Announces THE STORY OF KING LEAR Photo Chester Theatre Company Announces THE STORY OF KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) has announced its first virtual performance, The Story of King Lear, a 50-minute telling of the Shakespeare classic adapted and directed by CTC Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer. The show will air at 7:00pm (eastern) on Thursday, August 27, and will be available for viewing through Sunday, August 30.

AnnaSophia Robb, Hugh Dancy and More Appear in Latest Round Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIR Photo AnnaSophia Robb, Hugh Dancy and More Appear in Latest Round Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

An impressive cohort of stars took to the virtual stage last night for a new edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, available on IGTV @24hourplays, and on The 24 Hour Plays' Facebook and YouTube channels.

Katie Holmes, AnnaSophia Robb, Hugh Dancy and More Join Latest Round Of THE 24 HOUR P Photo Katie Holmes, AnnaSophia Robb, Hugh Dancy and More Join Latest Round Of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

Tonight, The 24 Hour Plays brings together one of its brightest groups of stars yet for a new edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, available on IGTV @24hourplays, on The 24 Hour Plays' Facebook and YouTube channels.

VIDEO: Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale Introduce Bradley Dean, Jon-Michael Reese & Hea Photo VIDEO: Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale Introduce Bradley Dean, Jon-Michael Reese & Heath Saunders Singing 'Rockstar'
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

The 52nd Street Project is nearing the conclusion of its first-ever virtual gala featuring performances by stars of stage and screen Annaleigh Ashford & Joe Tapper; Marinda Anderson & Adrienne C. Moore; Bradley Dean, Jon-Michael Reese & Heath Saunders; Edie Falco & more.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM by August Wilson Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM by August Wilson
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.

VIDEO: Robin de Jesus and Shirley Rumierk Perform 'I Like Havana' for 52nd Street Pro Photo VIDEO: Robin de Jesus and Shirley Rumierk Perform 'I Like Havana' for 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020

The 52nd Street Project is hosting its first-ever virtual gala featuring performances by stars of stage and screen Annaleigh Ashford & Joe Tapper and more!

VIDEO: Edie Falco & Stephen Wallem Perform 'I Got A Friend In Me' for 52nd Street Pro Photo VIDEO: Edie Falco & Stephen Wallem Perform 'I Got A Friend In Me' for 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020

The 52nd Street Project is hosting its first-ever virtual gala featuring performances by stars of stage and screen Annaleigh Ashford & Joe Tapper and more!

Annaleigh Ashford, Edie Falco, Mallory Portnoy and More to Take Part in The 52nd Stre Photo Annaleigh Ashford, Edie Falco, Mallory Portnoy and More to Take Part in The 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

The 52nd Street Project has quickly adapted to a 'new normal' in the time of COVID-19. With an understanding that it is now more important than ever to stay connected in an era of social distancing, The Project has modified its programming for digital platforms as a way to engage project members.

Michael Potts and Jennifer Sánchez to Perform Love Poetry in LET LIGHTNING SET US ON Photo Michael Potts and Jennifer Sánchez to Perform Love Poetry in LET LIGHTNING SET US ON FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

Emotive Fruition (Artistic Director, Thomas Dooley) has announced a live poetry event, LET LIGHTNING SET US ON FIRE, a one-night-only staged reading celebrating Valentine's Day with dramatic poems of modern love.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR on NB Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR on NBC - Friday, February 7, 2020
by TV Scoop - Jan 22, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of LINCOLN RHYME: HUNT FOR THE BONE COLLECTOR, airing on NBC on Friday, February 7, 2020!

Sierra Boggess and Gavin Lee to Star in One-Night-Only Concert Presentation of MR. MA Photo Sierra Boggess and Gavin Lee to Star in One-Night-Only Concert Presentation of MR. MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

The Actors Fund in association with Universal Theatrical Group and Margaret Styne will present a one-night only concert presentation of the holiday classic Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol on Monday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 W. 59th St.). The evening will be directed by Carl Andress with choreography by Nathan Peck, based on original choreography by Marcos Santana. Grammy Award® and Emmy Award® winner John McDaniel has written new orchestrations for the score and will serve at the evening's music director.

BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Playhouse Theatre, Glen Eden, Auckland Photo BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Playhouse Theatre, Glen Eden, Auckland
by Monica Moore - Oct 1, 2019

Playhouse Theatre Incorporated has assembled a cast of stellar performers for their production of 'Spamalot' which opened on Saturday night. The laughter and vibe of fun amongst the audience was a testament to the high energy and talent on the stage. All performers more-than-ably delivered the offbeat humour with the right ingredients of 'silly seriousness', sung extremely well, and dance like pros.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Six Degrees of Separation (Or Less) to Every Show on Broadway! Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda's Six Degrees of Separation (Or Less) to Every Show on Broadway!
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 14, 2019

Since creating and starring in In the Heights and Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda has become one of the most influential creators on Broadway. His work has earned him great acclaim and he's collected too many awards to count, including a Pulitzer Prize, an Emmy Award, three Grammy Awards, three Tony Awards and a Kennedy Center Honor.

Podcast: BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More' Chats with Emmy-Winner Glynn Turman on his Ca Photo Podcast: BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More' Chats with Emmy-Winner Glynn Turman on his Career from Original A RAISIN IN THE SON to Netflix Film of MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by BroadwayRadio - Aug 18, 2019

On this episode of BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More,' Matt Tamanini talks to one of the most prolific character actors working today, Glynn Turman. After beginning his professional career playing Travis Younger in the original Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun' in 1959, Turman has gone on to an incredible career as a series regular or memorable guest star on TV series like 'Peyton's Place,' 'A Different World,' 'The Wire,' 'In Treatment' for which he won an Emmy, 'House of Lies,' and as Nate Lahey Sr. on 'How to Get Away with Murder,' for which he is again nominated for an Emmy Award.

VIDEO: Casey Nicholaw and Caitlin Kinnunen Give Emotional Speeches at THE PROM's Fina Photo VIDEO: Casey Nicholaw and Caitlin Kinnunen Give Emotional Speeches at THE PROM's Final Curtain Call
by Stage Tube - Aug 11, 2019

The Prom has ended its Broadway run today, August 11th, after 23 preview and 310 regular performances. Following the final curtain call, Casey Nicholaw and Caitlin Kinnunen took the stage to give speeches, honoring the show and the cast. Watch the emotional video!

VIDEO: Relive THE PROM's Journey on Broadway as the Show Wraps Up its Run Photo VIDEO: Relive THE PROM's Journey on Broadway as the Show Wraps Up its Run
by Stage Tube - Aug 11, 2019

The Prom has ended its Broadway run today, August 11th, after 23 preview and 310 regular performances. A video has surfaced on YouTube, chronicling The Prom's journey throughout its run. The video features many of the cast's television performances, interviews, rehearsal footage, and more.

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