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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)
 

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)
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.

BWW Review: COMPANY at Harlequin Theatre, Howick, Auckland Photo BWW Review: COMPANY at Harlequin Theatre, Howick, Auckland
by Monica Moore - Jul 29, 2019

The vocals, particularly the sensational harmonies more than did justice to honour the music of Stephen Sondheim

VIDEO: THE PROM's Four Emmas Perform Acoustic Rendition of 'Unruly Heart' Photo VIDEO: THE PROM's Four Emmas Perform Acoustic Rendition of 'Unruly Heart'
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2019

It's time to dance because The Prom's Tony-nominated star Caitlin Kinnunen is performing a special acoustic version of the show's song 'Unruly Heart' alongside the show's three Emma understudies: Gabi Campo, Kalyn West, and Brittany Zeinstra. Life's no dress rehearsal, so make sure to check out the full video!

BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets to THE PROM on Broadway! Photo BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets to THE PROM on Broadway!
by BWW Contests - Jul 8, 2019

It's time to dance because BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win tickets to the Tony-nominated musical The Prom! The winner will receive two tickets to a performance of their choosing*. The contest will run now through July 14th, at 11:59 PM EST. Life's no dress rehearsal, so be sure to enter for your chance to win TODAY!

Taylour Paige, Jonny Coyne, and More Join MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Netflix Adaptation Photo Taylour Paige, Jonny Coyne, and More Join MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Netflix Adaptation
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2019

According to Deadline, additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Netflix adaptation of the August Wilson play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Michael Genet Joins THE PROM As Mr Hawkins; Brittany Conigatti & Nick Eibler Added To Photo Michael Genet Joins THE PROM As Mr Hawkins; Brittany Conigatti & Nick Eibler Added To Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Michael Genet will assume the role of Mr. Hawkins in Broadway's Drama Desk Award-winning Best Musical THE PROM.

THE PROM Will Close On Broadway This Summer Photo THE PROM Will Close On Broadway This Summer
by Alan Henry - Jun 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that The Prom will have its last dance on Broadway August 11th. Upon its final performance, THE PROM will have played 23 preview and 310 regular performances.

Netflix to Adapt August Wilson's Play MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Starring Viola Davis Photo Netflix to Adapt August Wilson's Play MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Starring Viola Davis
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo and Michael Potts are set to star in the Netflix film adaptation of August Wilson's play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields Receives 2019 Richard Seff Award Photo Photo Flash: Andre De Shields Receives 2019 Richard Seff Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019

Newly anointed Tony winner Andre De Shields capped off the theater award season by receiving the 2019 Richard Seff Award at Equity's Eastern Regional Board meeting on June 11th at Equity's office in New York.

Andre De Shields, Ephraim Sykes, Sarah Stiles, & Marylouise Burke Honored With Actor Photo Andre De Shields, Ephraim Sykes, Sarah Stiles, & Marylouise Burke Honored With Actors Equity Foundation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

The Actors' Equity Foundation  presented its annual veteran actor award (Richard Seff Award) and breakout performer award (Clarence Derwent Award) at the Actors' Equity Association's Eastern Regional Board meeting today.

VIDEO: The Cast Of THE PROM Performs 'Tonight Belongs to You/It's Time To Dance' on t Photo VIDEO: The Cast Of THE PROM Performs 'Tonight Belongs to You/It's Time To Dance' on the 2019 TONYS
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

Showcasing the diverse, inclusive, and vibrant message of The Prom, the cast perform a medley of 'Tonight Belongs to You / It's Time To Dance' from the musical.

VIDEO: THE PROM's Brooks Ashmanskas Chats About the Show's Message on ABC News Photo VIDEO: THE PROM's Brooks Ashmanskas Chats About the Show's Message on ABC News
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2019

It's time to dance because The Prom's Brooks Ashmanskas recently sat down with ABC News to chat all about the show's touching message and all of the excitement for this Sunday's Tony Awards! Check out the full interview below!

VIDEO: Stars of THE PROM Talk The Show's Impact on NIGHTLINE Photo VIDEO: Stars of THE PROM Talk The Show's Impact on NIGHTLINE
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2019

On last night's episode of Nightline, stars of Broadway's The Prom sat down to share heartwarming stories of show's impact.

VIDEO: The Cast of THE PROM Performs 'You Happened' on THE VIEW Photo VIDEO: The Cast of THE PROM Performs 'You Happened' on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2019

Caitlin Kinnunen and the cast of the Tony-nominated musical The Prom performed 'You Happened' on Thursday's episode of The View.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: THE PROM Cast is the Face of Kenneth Cole's Pride Initiative Photo VIDEO/PHOTOS: THE PROM Cast is the Face of Kenneth Cole's Pride Initiative
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 29, 2019

The cast of the Broadway musical The Prom are the faces of the new Kenneth Cole Pride Initiative!

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