Date of Birth: June 01, 1937 (81)
Birth Place: Memphis, TN, USA
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Photo Coverage: See the Character Posters for THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMSPhoto Coverage: See the Character Posters for THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Check out all-new character posters for Disney's 2018 holiday feature film “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” opening on November 2nd! (more...)

Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert Among Honorees of All-Female CMT Artists of the Year ShowCarrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert Among Honorees of All-Female CMT Artists of the Year Show
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

In recognition of the undeniable influence and impact of female artists in country music, CMT today announced that for the first-time ever the annual “CMT Artists of the Year” special is dedicated to the women of country music—past, present and future. This year's all-female “Artists of the Year” celebration will honor CarrieUnderwood, Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman, and Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott. The 90-minute special will premiere on Wednesday, October 17 at 8:00 PM, ET/PT only on CMT. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for DISNEY'S NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMSVIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for DISNEY'S NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2018

Check out the final trailer for Disney's 2018 holiday feature film “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” opening November 2nd! (more...)

BWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY captivates at La Comedia Dinner TheatreBWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY captivates at La Comedia Dinner Theatre
by Jenni Cypher - Aug 29, 2018

DRIVING MISS DAISY, by Alfred Uhry,  is the Pulitzer Prize winning story of an unlikely, poignant friendship between elderly Daisy Werthan and her chauffeur, Hoke Coleburn.   (more...)

Charley Pride Selected for the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) Hall of Fame Class of 2018Charley Pride Selected for the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) Hall of Fame Class of 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Country Music Hall of Fame member and Mississippi native Charley Pride, was honored with another industry accolade recently, celebrating his legendary career as a pioneering Country musician. Pride was inducted into the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience Hall of Fame class of 2018, on August 25th in Meridian, Mississippi, along with four other recipients; singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, Photographer William Eggleston, Writer and editor Willie Morris, and Blues musician Howlin' Wolf. Pride also received a 'Walk of Fame' star as part of the ceremony. (more...)

The Tribeca TV Festival Features the Season Premieres of TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW, RAY DONOVAN, the 20th Season of LAW & ORDERThe Tribeca TV Festival Features the Season Premieres of TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW, RAY DONOVAN, the 20th Season of LAW & ORDER
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Calling all TV fans, the Tribeca TV Festival is back on the big screen bringing audiences together to discover new series and be the first to see favorite new season premieres. The 2nd Tribeca TV Festival will celebrate unforgettable storytellers who have shaped what 'peak TV' is today and introduce new voices in episodic storytelling. Over four days at Spring Studios in New York City, each event will feature a conversation with the stars and creators of favorite and soon-to-be-favorite shows. The 2018 Tribeca TV Festival will take place September 20-23. Tickets go on sale today, August 22, at 11am ET at tribecafilm.com/TVFestival. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad To Receive William Shakespeare Award For Classical Theatre; Laura Benanti to PerformPhylicia Rashad To Receive William Shakespeare Award For Classical Theatre; Laura Benanti to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

To acknowledge her outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will present Tony-Award winning actress, singer and stage director Phylicia Rashad with the prestigious William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch New Trailer for THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMSVIDEO: Watch New Trailer for THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Check out a brand-new trailer for Disney's 2018 holiday feature film “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.” (more...)

Ann-Margret, Jane Curtin, Christopher Lloyd and Loretta Devine Join Cast Of WELCOME TO PINE GROVE!Ann-Margret, Jane Curtin, Christopher Lloyd and Loretta Devine Join Cast Of WELCOME TO PINE GROVE!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Two-time Academy Award Nominee & Emmy Winner Ann-Margret (Grumpy old Men, Bye, Bye Birdie), Emmy Award-winner Jane Curtin (The Spy Who Dumped Me, “Saturday Night Live”), Emmy Award-winner Christopher Lloyd (Going in Style, Back To The Future) and Emmy Award-winner Loretta Devine (“Grey's Anatomy”, Waiting to Exhale) will join the upcoming Welcome to Pine Grove! directed by Michael Lembeck from a screenplay by Donald Martin. The actors join Academy Award-winner Ellen Burstyn and Academy Award-nominee James Caan in this Mean Girls meets “Golden Girls” romantic comedy. The Astute Films production is currently filming in Atlanta. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Welcomes Producer Sarahbeth GrossmanDallas Theater Center Welcomes Producer Sarahbeth Grossman
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center announced that Sarahbeth Grossman will be joining the theater as the full-time Artistic Producer. The producer is a key member of the artistic staff at Dallas Theater Center, overseeing the day-to-day producing of Dallas Theater Center's productions and working collaboratively within the organization and community to achieve both short?term and long?range artistic and institutional goals. An independent Tony Award-nominated producer, Grossman comes from New York City where she has over a dozen theater credits on Broadway, Off-Broadway, national tours, and in the West End. (more...)

Stephen Dorff To Headline Embattled From Writer David McKennaStephen Dorff To Headline Embattled From Writer David McKenna
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Blitz Films and Straight Up Films announce that Stephen Dorff (“True Detective,” BLADE) has been signed to star in director Nick Sarkisov's English-language debut EMBATTLED. Written by David McKenna (AMERICAN HISTORY X, GET CARTER, BLOW), the film also includes McKenna's son, Colin, who was born with Williams Syndrome and inspired a supporting role for the film. Sarkisov is set to produce for Blitz Films, alongside Kate Cohen for Straight Up Films, and Scott LaStaiti, with Blitz co-founder Sergey Sarkisov and Dorff serving as executive producers. Eryl Cochran from Blitz Films will oversee production. The film is scheduled to shoot in Alabama this September. (more...)

Madeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton, & Colin Powell to Guest Star On the MADAM SECRETARY Season 5 PremiereMadeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton, & Colin Powell to Guest Star On the MADAM SECRETARY Season 5 Premiere
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

CBS announced today that former secretaries of state Madeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton and General Colin Powell will guest star in the fifth season premiere of MADAM SECRETARY to be broadcast Sunday, Oct. 7 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. They filmed their scenes on Wednesday, July 11, during the first week of production of the critically acclaimed series' upcoming season. (more...)

Harry Connick, Jr. Announces Show At The London PalladiumHarry Connick, Jr. Announces Show At The London Palladium
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

GRAMMY and Emmy Award winner Harry Connick, Jr., today announces a U.K. show at the iconic London Palladium. Hailed for his live and recorded musical performances, the Tony nominated Broadway male lead brings 'A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration' tour to the capital on 10 October 2018. Tickets go on sale on 20 July 2018 at 9am at LiveNation.co.uk.  (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- THE BOYS IN THE BAND's Matt BomerExclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- THE BOYS IN THE BAND's Matt Bomer
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 2, 2018

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...)

SNL Vets Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell Bring Comedy to the CT StageSNL Vets Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell Bring Comedy to the CT Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Veterans of SNL: Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell bring an evening of stand-up to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, July 28th. Presented by Comix, the hilarious former SNL cast will be live at 8:00pm. (more...)

BWW Picks Stars We'd Love to See in Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSSBWW Picks Stars We'd Love to See in Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Our team put our heads together to figure out who we'd want to appear in the production! Check out some of our picks below - and join in the coversation on Facebook and Twitter to share your thoughts! (more...)

Rafael Moreno's FOTOS to Close 2018 Playreading Series at Billie Holiday TheatreRafael Moreno's FOTOS to Close 2018 Playreading Series at Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

A staged reading of Rafael Moreno's family drama Fotos, which played to packed houses and critical acclaim last summer at The Producers Club, will close the 2017 -2018 season of the prestigious Frank Silvera Writers Workshop at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn on Monday June 18. (more...)

BWW Interview: New Film 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless WomenBWW Interview: New Film 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless Women
by Nicole Ciravolo - May 16, 2018

'Landing Up' (Bold Compass Films) is a story about a girl with nothing to lose and everything to hide, directed by Dani Tenenbaum and produced/written by Stacey Maltin. The film is to be released on DVD, as well as on-demand through iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play on May 15, 2018. Check out BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview with lead actress and writer Stacey Maltin, leading man Ben Rappaport, and director Dani Tenenbaum here! (more...)

SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to DirectSOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Shubert Organization and movie/television/theatre producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, fresh off their juggernaut NBC television event "Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE," announced today that they have acquired the coveted rights to adapt Some Like It Hot as an all-new musical for the stage from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. (more...)

Ashley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent AwardAshley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent Award
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The Actors' Equity Foundation's 2018 Clarence Derwent Awards for most promising female and male performers on the New York metropolitan scene have gone to Ashley Park (Mean Girls, KPOP) and Sean Carvajal (Jesus Hopped the A Train). (more...)

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