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Date of Birth: November 17, 1937
Date of Death: January 09, 1995 (57)

Birth Place: Torquay, Devon, ENGLAND
Canberra's The Street Theatre Will Show Helen Machalias' New Play BARREN GROUND Onlin Photo Canberra's The Street Theatre Will Show Helen Machalias' New Play BARREN GROUND Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

Helen Machalias returns to Canberraa??s The Street Theatre with a showing online of her new play Barren Ground on Friday 4 September 2020.

100 Playwrights Will Join Forces For DEAR AUSTRALIA Livestream Event Photo 100 Playwrights Will Join Forces For DEAR AUSTRALIA Livestream Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020

50 fearless and inspiring short works from some of Australia's best playwrights will be simultaneously livestreamed by more than 30 performing arts organisations from across Australia between the 2-5 July.

Rhys Ifans Is Atticus Finch In West End's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Rhys Ifans Is Atticus Finch In West End's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2019

Producers Scott Rudin, Barry Diller and Sonia Friedman Productions today announced that Rhys Ifans will play the iconic role of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, the new play by Aaron Sorkin based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, which will open in London's West End in 2020. Further casting will be announced.

Theatre and Opera Director Sir Jonathan Miller Has Died at 85 Photo Theatre and Opera Director Sir Jonathan Miller Has Died at 85
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that theatre and opera director Sir Jonathan Miller, best known for directing and starring in the Beyond the Fringe satirical revue, has died at age 85.

Mark DeGarmo Dance Salon Performance Series Opens November 21 Photo Mark DeGarmo Dance Salon Performance Series Opens November 21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

MARK DeGARMO DANCE PRESENTS Elizabeth Bergmann, Peter Cook, Anne Harris, Kelly McConville, and Jam No Peanut on Thursday, November 21st in its Salon Performance Series 2019-2020 A sharing of works-in-progress with a facilitated audience response.  

Tacoma Little Theatre Presents OUTSIDE MULLINGAR in Off the Shelf Staged Reading Photo Tacoma Little Theatre Presents OUTSIDE MULLINGAR in Off the Shelf Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

Tacoma Little Theatre's Off the Shelf program presents John Patrick Shanley's, Outside Mullingar, directed by Curt Hetherington and featuring some of the Pacific Northwest's finest actors. This production will play Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:30pm.

Casting Announced For ON BEAR RIDGE At Sherman Theatre and Royal Court Theatre Photo Casting Announced For ON BEAR RIDGE At Sherman Theatre and Royal Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Casting is today announced for the National Theatre Wales and Royal Court Theatre co-production of On Bear Ridge by award-winning writer Ed Thomas (House of America and Gas Station Angel, Royal Court; HinterlandY Gwyll BBCS4CNetflix). Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone (The Cane and Cyprus Avenue, Royal Court) and Ed Thomas will co-direct this semi-autobiographical story about the places we leave behind, the indelible marks they make on us, and the unreliable memories we hold onto.

Music Biz Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Photo Music Biz Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) today announces this year's inductees for its Music Business Hall of Fame, including the late Sir George Martin, who will be inducted by his son Giles Martin. This year's honorees will be recognized during the Music Biz 2019 Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner -- sponsored by BuzzAngle Music, City National Bank, Cracker Barrel, Jammber, and TiVo -- as part of Music Biz's Annual Conference on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 pm.

BAFTA Honors SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with Special Award Photo BAFTA Honors SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE with Special Award
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will honour Saturday Night Live with a Special Award to celebrate its influence on television comedy in the UK and around the world.

Fenella Fielding Returns to The Crazy Coqs On 2 June Photo Fenella Fielding Returns to The Crazy Coqs On 2 June
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2018

Due to popular demand, Fenella Fielding returns to The Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel on Saturday 2nd June at 2:00 p.m.

CNBC Transcript: Kayla Tausche Speaks With Bank of America COO & CTO Catherine Bessan Photo CNBC Transcript: Kayla Tausche Speaks With Bank of America COO & CTO Catherine Bessant Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Following is the unofficial transcript of CNBC's Kayla Tausche's sit down interview with Catherine Bessant, Bank of America Chief Operations and Technology Officer, today at CNBC's Capital Exchange event in Washington D.C.

You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At Village Theatre Photo You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Village Theatre is closing out their season with an all-new stage production of the Broadway hit musical, Hairspray. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV, dethrone the reigning teen queen, win the affections of the local heartthrob, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her 'do! The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning Best Musical teach us to look past skin color and size in the fight for equal rights. "What excites me about this show," says co-director Timothy McCuen Piggee, "is that we get to tell stories that humanize in a world that constantly works to dehumanize. This play is really clever because it offers the opportunity to examine issues like racism, sizeism, homophobia, and bias. This show is thoughtful and courageous and I'm excited to bring it to life with such a strong team of individuals."

FENELLA FIELDING Is Live At Zedel This Saturday Photo FENELLA FIELDING Is Live At Zedel This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

FENELLA FIELDING: Do You Mind If I Smoke? comes to Brasserie Zedel this Saturday, 5th May at 2:00 p.m.

You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At Village Theatre Photo You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Village Theatre is closing out their season with an all-new stage production of the Broadway hit musical, Hairspray. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV, dethrone the reigning teen queen, win the affections of the local heartthrob, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her 'do! The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning Best Musical teach us to look past skin color and size in the fight for equal rights. "What excites me about this show," says co-director Timothy McCuen Piggee, "is that we get to tell stories that humanize in a world that constantly works to dehumanize. This play is really clever because it offers the opportunity to examine issues like racism, sizeism, homophobia, and bias. This show is thoughtful and courageous and I'm excited to bring it to life with such a strong team of individuals."

Macha Theatre Works Presents World Premiere of SMOKE & DUST Photo Macha Theatre Works Presents World Premiere of SMOKE & DUST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Teaming up once again, writer Joy McCullough-Carranza and director Amy Poisson embark on their second journey of historical fiction about a strong woman making her way in a man's world. Macha Theatre Works announces the world premiere of SMOKE & DUST, a new play by Joy McCullough-Carranza, on Friday, March 23, 2018 produced in association with Theatre Off Jackson. Directed by Amy Poisson, the show will run through Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Vermont Premiere of MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET Opens at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 5 opening of the Vermont Premiere of Tom Duzick's heartwarming Off-Broadway comedy Miracle on South Division Street, directed by Kenneth Kimmins. Performances are Wednesday – Saturday evenings 7/5 – 7/8, Today – Saturday 7/11 – 7/15 (8pm curtain), and Saturday matinees 7/8 and 7/15 (2pm curtain).

Storytelling Website Launched To Celebrate 70 Years of Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

This year the Edinburgh International Festival celebrates 70 years of unifying artists and audiences from across the world. With one month to go until the start of this year's International Festival on 4 August 2017, a new website has been launched which houses these memories and stories from the past 70 years: 70years.eif.co.uk

Vermont Premiere of MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET Opens at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 5 opening of the Vermont Premiere of Tom Duzick's heartwarming Off-Broadway comedy Miracle on South Division Street, directed by Kenneth Kimmins. Performances are Wednesday – Saturday evenings 7/5 – 7/8, Tuesday – Saturday 7/11 – 7/15 (8pm curtain), and Saturday matinees 7/8 and 7/15 (2pm curtain).

Carnegie Mellon University Congratulates Tony Nominee Alumni
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Four Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama alumni garnered Tony Award nominations this year. Denee Benton, Christian Borle, and Josh Groban were nominated for their leading roles in Broadway musicals, and Kevin Emrick was nominated as a producer of a best play.

Woods Hole Theater Company Tackles Mental Illness in the Award Winning Rock Musical NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC) brings Brian Yorkey's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning rock musical, 'next to normal', to the Community Hall this June 2017, continuing its 42 years of engaging and promoting the cultural growth of the community of Woods Hole and the vicinity. WHTC operates year-round, producing a wide variety of plays and special events at affordable prices.

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