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Date of Birth: June 01, 1937 (80)
Birth Place: Memphis, TN, USA
Gender: Male
The Chainsmokers, Dierks Bentley, And Cyndi Lauper Perform At WE DayThe Chainsmokers, Dierks Bentley, And Cyndi Lauper Perform At WE Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Today the world's largest youth empowerment event, WE Day, returns to The "Fabulous" Forum for the third year in celebration of young people committed to making a difference. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACTPhoto Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

SISTER ACT, based on the Touchstone Motion Picture, tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva, whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won't be found - a Convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of the Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music. (more...)

MLIMA'S TALE Extends Through June 3MLIMA'S TALE Extends Through June 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere of MLIMA'S TALE. Written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney, MLIMA'S TALE continues The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. MLIMA'S TALE will now run two additional weeks through Sunday, June 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACTPhoto Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

SISTER ACT, based on the Touchstone Motion Picture, tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva, whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won't be found - a Convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of the Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music. (more...)

Brief 4/9: Read the MEAN GIRLS Reviews, Full List of Olivier Winners, and MoreBrief 4/9: Read the MEAN GIRLS Reviews, Full List of Olivier Winners, and More
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 9, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the reviews are in for Mean Girls, which opened last night on Broadway. Plus, find out who took home Olivier Awards at last night's ceremony! (more...)

Kravis Center To Present THE MOUNTAINTOPKravis Center To Present THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

???????L.A. Theatre Works has announced the casting of stage, film and television stars Karen Malina White and Gilbert Glenn Brown for their upcoming tour of the Olivier Award-winning hit play, The Mountaintop. As the nation honors the 50th anniversary of his passing, the fictional tale of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last night alive comes to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts as a part of the Center's P.E.A.K. Series April 20 - 21, 2018. (more...)

New York Festivals TV & Film Awards Honors Greg MacGillivray with 2018 Lifetime Achievement AwardNew York Festivals TV & Film Awards Honors Greg MacGillivray with 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

New York Festivals Television & Film Awards will honor Greg MacGillivray, Chairman/Director of MacGillivray Freeman Films with the 8th annual New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

WE Day California Unites 16,000 Young Change-Makers with Selena Gomez, Jackie Corin, Jennifer Anniston & MoreWE Day California Unites 16,000 Young Change-Makers with Selena Gomez, Jackie Corin, Jennifer Anniston & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

WE Day California Unites 16,000 Young Change-Makers with Selena Gomez, Jackie Corin, Jennifer Anniston & More (more...)

Meredith Vieira To Host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ At PBSMeredith Vieira To Host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ At PBS
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

PBS announced today that television personality and journalist Meredith Vieira will host THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new eight-part television series launching on PBS stations with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. In THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, Vieira will take viewers on a journey across the country to uncover the nation's 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors. (more...)

Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Selena Gomez, & More to Attend WE Day 4/19Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Selena Gomez, & More to Attend WE Day 4/19
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

The world's largest youth empowerment event, WE Day, is returning to southern California on April 19, 2018 at The “Fabulous” Forum. An unparalleled celebration of young people committed to making a difference, WE Day California will bring together over 16,000 students and educators from across the state for a powerful, life-changing experience featuring renowned speakers, innovative thought leaders and celebrity performers. WE Day California will be filmed for a one-hour national televised broadcast special airing on ABC on August 17, 2018 at 8P ET/7P CT. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACTWestchester Broadway Theatre Presents SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

SISTER ACT, based on the Touchstone Motion Picture, tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva, whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won't be found - a Convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of the Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music. (more...)

ATTACK OF THE SOUTHERN FRIED ZOMBIES To Be Released in L.A. For Exclusive RunATTACK OF THE SOUTHERN FRIED ZOMBIES To Be Released in L.A. For Exclusive Run
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Gravitas Ventures has set Tuesday, March 13, 2018 as the release date for Director Mark Newton's Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies on DVD and all digital platforms. The film, f.k.a. Kudzu Zombies, which won the honor of 'Goriest Film' at the 2017 FANtastic Horror Film Festival in San Diego, will also be released in Los Angeles for an exclusive run at Arena CineLounge on Sunset Blvd. starting Friday, March 23, announced Daniel Wood, p.g.a. (more...)

VIDEO: Harry Connick Jr. Tries His Hand at RIVERDANCE for St. Patty's Day!VIDEO: Harry Connick Jr. Tries His Hand at RIVERDANCE for St. Patty's Day!
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2018

He can jam, but can Harry jig? Find out when he tries to Riverdance this week to celebrate St. Patty's Day on HARRY! (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Alum Zach Braff Shares Stories of Dinner with Al Pacino on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVEVIDEO: Broadway Alum Zach Braff Shares Stories of Dinner with Al Pacino on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Zach talks about making a movie with Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin for his movie Going in Style, teaching Michael Cane what it's like to be stoned, and reveals an unbelievable story about a dinner he had with Al Pacino. (more...)

Park City Institute Presents LA Theatre Works' Powerful Play, THE MOUNTAINTOPPark City Institute Presents LA Theatre Works' Powerful Play, THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Marking history with art, Park City Institute presents L.A. Theatre Works' Olivier Award-winning play, The Mountaintop, by Katori Hall. The powerful two-person play imagines the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's last night on earth. "This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King's assassination," said PCI Executive Director, Teri Orr. "We wanted to honor his memory, his work, and his life, by presenting The Mountaintop. The play is filled with humor, political jabs, and offers a glimpse at the human side of this larger-than-life figure. And, it carries a message that is still relevant, today." (more...)

VIDEO: Check out the Teaser For Upcoming Film LIFE ITSELF From the Creators of THIS IS USVIDEO: Check out the Teaser For Upcoming Film LIFE ITSELF From the Creators of THIS IS US
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Check out the trailer for upcoming film LIFE ITSELF, from the creators of THIS IS US. The film revolves around the lives of people from New York to Spain intersect over the course of different generations. The film, written and directed by Dan Fogelman, stars Olivia Cooke, Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Samuel L. Jackson, Mandy Patinkin, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening and more. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/9 - WAITRESS, RAGTIME, CHICAGO, and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/9 - WAITRESS, RAGTIME, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special - Mar 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: WAITRESS Flips the Script at the BenedumBWW Review: WAITRESS Flips the Script at the Benedum
by Greg Kerestan - Mar 8, 2018

Even without big-name stars, 'Waitress' proves itself to be the right show at the right time. (more...)

Sergei Polunin Dances for American Audiences in Bolshoi Ballet's GISELLE April 8Sergei Polunin Dances for American Audiences in Bolshoi Ballet's GISELLE April 8
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

The world-renowned dance company Bolshoi Ballet shows “dance as a vital force” (The New York Times) in their heart-stopping performance of “Giselle,” hitting big screens nationwide on Sunday, April 8 for a one-day event. Captured live from Moscow's legendary Bolshoi Theatre, featuring a rare guest performance from world-renowned superstar Sergei Polunin, the production is part of the 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Series, presented by Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathe? Live. (more...)

New on Hulu This Spring: MARCH OF THE PENGUINS: THE NEXT STEP, THE HANDMAID'S TALE Season Two, & MoreNew on Hulu This Spring: MARCH OF THE PENGUINS: THE NEXT STEP, THE HANDMAID'S TALE Season Two, & More
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Hulu is the only pay-TV service to offer live and on demand channels, original series and films, and a library of premium streaming TV shows and movies, all in one place. This includes content from the four major broadcast networks, ABC, CBS, FOXand NBC, with local live broadcast affiliate programming immediately available in many markets, with more to follow; the biggest live sporting events from top pro and college leagues on channels including CBS Sports, ESPN, FOXSports, NBC Sports and TNT, as well as regional sports networks available in many markets; top news channels CNN, CNBC, FOXNews, FOXBusiness and MSNBC; popular lifestyle programming from Bravo, E!, Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel; and fan favorites like A&E, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, Disney Channel, Freeform, FX, HISTORY, Lifetime, National Geographic, TBS, USANetwork, Viceland and more. (more...)

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