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Date of Birth: June 01, 1937 (80)
Birth Place: Memphis, TN, USA
Gender: Male
Morgan Freeman Heads to Paley Center New York This SeptemberMorgan Freeman Heads to Paley Center New York This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Paley Center for Media in New York announced today that it has selected The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman as the latest addition to its fall 2017 PaleyLive season. The evening will feature a premiere screening of the series, a panel conversation, and audience Q&A with the cast and creative team. (more...)

Patty Jenkins and Antoine Fuqua Join Lexus Short Films Season 4 Selection CommitteePatty Jenkins and Antoine Fuqua Join Lexus Short Films Season 4 Selection Committee
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

After an exciting launch in June at Tokyo Short Shorts for Season 4 of Lexus Short Films, Lexus International and The Weinstein Company have now announced Patty Jenkins, best known for directing Warner Bros. and DC Comics Wonder Woman and her debut feature Monster, and Antoine Fuqua, best known for directing the films The Magnificent Seven, The Equalizer and Training Day, to join Taylor Sheridan for the film program's selection committee. (more...)

Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

To acknowledge her outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, Actress Laura Linney will be awarded the Shakespeare Theatre Company's prestigious William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award) at the Harman Center for the Arts 10th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Danny Glover and June Angela to Star in YOHEN at East West PlayersDanny Glover and June Angela to Star in YOHEN at East West Players
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

East West Players (EWP) and The Robey Theatre Company (RTC) have announced that screen, stage, and television actor Danny Glover and Emmy Award-winning actress June Angela will star in the revival of Philip Kan Gotanda's Yohen.  (more...)

Family Musical About Disability ADDY & UNO Coming to The Theater at 14th Street YFamily Musical About Disability ADDY & UNO Coming to The Theater at 14th Street Y
by BroadwayWorld JR - Jul 26, 2017

The first family musical about disability, Addy & Uno, features concept and book by Nava R. Silton, Ph.D., music and lyrics by Bonnie Gleicher, and will be directed by the Emmy-nominated Donna Drake (John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean and Netflix's Julie's Greenroom). (more...)

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQBWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ
by Misha Davenport - Jul 20, 2017

BWW Review: A Triumphant Return to TRIASSIC PARQ (more...)

Marjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre as Administrative ConsultantMarjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre as Administrative Consultant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

???????Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus of Brooklyn's esteemed Billie Holiday Theatre, has joined the team of Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (www.newfederaltheatre.com) as Administrative Consultant.   (more...)

New York Women in Film & Television Announces New Board President Simone PeroNew York Women in Film & Television Announces New Board President Simone Pero
by Movies News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce Simone Pero as the new President of its board of directors as of July 1, 2017. Pero was most recently Vice President of Special Events, and previously Vice President of Membership. (more...)

Science Channel to Air Epic Robot-Fighting Series BATTLEBOTS Beg. 7/12Science Channel to Air Epic Robot-Fighting Series BATTLEBOTS Beg. 7/12
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Let the robot shrapnel fly. Science Channel has licensed the off-network cable rights to air 16 episodes of ABC's epic robot-fighting series BATTLEBOTS. (more...)

Comedic Impressionist Frank Caliendo Returns to The Orleans Showroom 8/11-12Comedic Impressionist Frank Caliendo Returns to The Orleans Showroom 8/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Comedian, actor and impressionist Frank Caliendo will bring his high-energy comedy act to The Orleans Showroom on Aug. 11-12. (more...)

Circle Theatre presents Highly Anticipated Remount of TRIASSIC PARQCircle Theatre presents Highly Anticipated Remount of TRIASSIC PARQ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

After their resoundingly successful inaugural production of the cult favorite Triassic Parq in 2015, CIRCLE THEATRE is ecstatic to announce the highly-anticipated remount of the show. The production will run previews starting Friday, July 14 and opens for press Wednesday, July 19, running through Sunday, August 13. The performances will be returning to the original venue, Heartland Studio, in Rogers Park, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave and will run Thursdays - Saturdays at 8:00pm, with matinees both Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm and industry performances every Monday at 8:00pm. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased via www.circletheatrechicago.org. (more...)

Science Channel's OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE Returns 6/21Science Channel's OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE Returns 6/21
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Science Channel's team of top science minds are back to break down the ingenuity – and sometimes insanity – behind each week's most out-of-this-world experiments, incredible inventions, and jaw-dropping stunts when OUTRAGEOUS ACTS OF SCIENCE returns Wednesday, June 21 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Science Channel to Premiere New Episodes of HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE, 6/22Science Channel to Premiere New Episodes of HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE, 6/22
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The 10 episode HOW IT'S MADE: AMERICAN MADE, premiering Thursday, June 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, will look at a wide variety of products that are produced in America including 3-D printers, NASCAR engines, apple pie, barber poles, and more (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Will Pullen, Barbara Barrie and Anthony Chisholm Honored by Actors' Equity FoundationKatrina Lenk, Will Pullen, Barbara Barrie and Anthony Chisholm Honored by Actors' Equity Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Today, the Actors' Equity Foundation honored Katrina Lenk for her work in The Band's Visit and Indecent as well as Will Pullen from Sweat with the 2017 Clarence Derwent Award. In addition, the annual Actors' Equity Foundation Award honored union members Barbara Barrie for her work in Broadway's Significant Other and Anthony Chisholm for his work in this past season's riveting Jitney. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Featured Actress in a Play, Cynthia Nixon!Tony Talk: Best Featured Actress in a Play, Cynthia Nixon!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Nixon has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for Lillian Hellman'S The Little Foxes. This marks Ms. Nixon's fourth Tony nomination and second win. She previously won the Tony for 2006's RABBIT HOLE. She was also nominated for 2012's WIT and 1995's INDISCRETIONS.  (more...)

LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES's Cynthia Nixon Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a PlayLILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES's Cynthia Nixon Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Cynthia Nixon has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for LILLIAN HELLMAN'S THE LITTLE FOXES. (more...)

HBO  Celebrates July 4th with Debut of THE WORDS THAT BUILT AMERICAHBO Celebrates July 4th with Debut of THE WORDS THAT BUILT AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The Declaration of Independence, The United States Constitution and The Bill of Rights are the words that built this country. Written by America's founding fathers, they provide a blueprint for our democracy. (more...)

SURVIVORMAN Returns to Science for Father's Day Special 6/16SURVIVORMAN Returns to Science for Father's Day Special 6/16
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

SURVIVORMAN & SON: MONGOLIA kicks off Father's Day weekend on Friday, June 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Feature Film LANDING UP Hosts World Premiere in Competition at Dances With FilmsFeature Film LANDING UP Hosts World Premiere in Competition at Dances With Films
by Movies News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The feature film World Premiere of “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. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Society Honors President Abraham Lincoln at Annual GalaFord's Theatre Society Honors President Abraham Lincoln at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society honored the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln at its Annual Gala on Sunday evening, June 4, 2017, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). For more than 40 years, the Society has hosted this bi-partisan event, which provides crucial support to the non-profit's theatrical and education programs. (more...)

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