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Date of Birth: November 23, 1919
Date of Death: September 28, 2000 (80)

Birth Place: Metairie, LA, USA
Rosemary Novellino-Mearns Tells Her Story With SAVING RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL Photo Rosemary Novellino-Mearns Tells Her Story With SAVING RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021

Join us when Rosemary Novellino-Mearns, former member of the Radio City Music Hall Ballet Company & Dance Captain & author of 'Saving Radio City Music Hall: A Dancer's True Story,' and Bill Mearns, former Radio City Music Hall singer and Captain of the Singers, present their delightful, informative, and true story of saving Radio City Music Hall. 

RECAP: Chita Rivera Told Her WEST SIDE STORY Audition Story on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo RECAP: Chita Rivera Told Her WEST SIDE STORY Audition Story on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Saturday night (8pm) for An Evening with Chita Rivera and Friends.

Chita Rivera Talks CHICAGO, WEST SIDE STORY and More on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Chita Rivera Talks CHICAGO, WEST SIDE STORY and More on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen.

Wake Up With BWW 2/17: MCP Presents its One-Night JOSEPH... Concert, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/17: MCP Presents its One-Night JOSEPH... Concert, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020

Today's top stories: MCP presents its one-night Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat concert tonight at Lincoln Center, and more!

Get to Know WEST SIDE STORY Choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Photo Get to Know WEST SIDE STORY Choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2020

For the first time in its 60-plus year history and six productions on Broadway, West Side Story - a musical whose iconic dance scenes have an instant recognizability in both the musical theater world and in culture in general - will not include the original Jerome Robbins and Peter Gennaro choreography. This Ivo van Hove-led revival of the classic has thrown away convention and brought in the talents of a choreographer iconic in her own right, to bring this musical into the modern age.

THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Extends Through April 5 Photo THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Extends Through April 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Due to demand Transport Group has announced a two-week extension for its production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which will now run through Sunday, April 5, at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.

Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malon Photo Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

Transport Group has announced casting for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, its second mainstage production of the 2019-20 season. Joining Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) who will play Molly Brown are David Aron Damane (The Book of Mormon, Big River, The Life) as JJ, Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County) as Julia, Omar Lopez-Cepero (On Your Feet!) as Vincenzo, Alex Gibson (SpongeBob SquarePants; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) as Erich, and Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King and I) as Arthur. Rounding out the cast are Kaitlyn Davidson; Tyrone Davis, Jr.; Gregg Goodbrod; Michael Halling; Karl Josef Co; Nikka Graff Lanzarone; Kate Marilley; Shina Ann Morris; Keven Quillon; and CoCo Smith.

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY at 5-Star Theatricals Photo BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY at 5-Star Theatricals
by Cary Ginell - Jul 27, 2019

Led by stars Brandon Keith Rogers (Tony) and Giselle Torres (Maria), 5-Star Theatricals' production of 'West Side Story' features scintillating new choreography by Karl Warden, including some stunningly visual interpretations of the story. Dynamic performances all around, this is a MUST-SEE production! Plays through August 4 at the Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks.

Broadway Veteran Stephanie Pope Returns To Teach Fosse Master Class Photo Broadway Veteran Stephanie Pope Returns To Teach Fosse Master Class
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2019

Playhouse on Park's education department, Playhouse Theatre Academy, is thrilled to welcome back Stephanie Pope for another Fosse Adult Master Class on Monday, June 17 from 6:30-8:30pm at The 224 Ecospace! All performers (ages 16 and up!) who have a vested interest in the performing arts are encouraged to attend this amazing class.

Spotlight Theatre Company Introduces The Smash Hit MAMMA MIA! Photo Spotlight Theatre Company Introduces The Smash Hit MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Spotlight Theatre Company, a Staten Island theatre and production company, is introducing the smash hit musical, MAMMA MIA!. This entertaining performance features principals Amy Decker, Charlie Siedenburg, Jennifer Neuland Gerlach, John Watson Stewart, Shelby Caffrey, and Steve Witting and many more cast members.

Broadway Veteran Stephanie Pope Returns To Teach Fosse Master Class at Playhouse on P Photo Broadway Veteran Stephanie Pope Returns To Teach Fosse Master Class at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Playhouse on Park's education department, Playhouse Theatre Academy, is thrilled to welcome back Stephanie Pope for another Fosse Adult Master Class on Monday, January 21 from 6-8pm at The 224 Ecospace! All performers (ages 16 and up!) who have a vested interest in the performing arts are encouraged to attend this amazing class.

Spotlight Theatre Company Introduces The Smash Hit MAMMA MIA! Photo Spotlight Theatre Company Introduces The Smash Hit MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Spotlight Theatre Company, a Staten Island theatre and production company, is introducing the smash hit musical, MAMMA MIA!. This entertaining performance features principals Amy Decker, Charlie Siedenburg, Jennifer Neuland Gerlach, John Watson Stewart, Shelby Caffrey, and Steve Witting and many more cast members.

Centenary Stage Company Presents ANNIE Photo Centenary Stage Company Presents ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

This holiday season everyone's favorite orphan, Annie, joins Centenary Stage Company for the Family Holiday Spectacular production of Annie the musical. Annie opens November 23 and runs in Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center until December 9.

Exclusive Photo Flash: Dancers Over 40 Presents We're Still Here! Concert Photo Exclusive Photo Flash: Dancers Over 40 Presents We're Still Here! Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Dancers Over 40 presented 'WE'RE STILL HERE!', a song and dance concert with performers from the Broadway and Concert stages.

Dancers Over 40 Announces Program For 'We're Still Here!' Photo Dancers Over 40 Announces Program For 'We're Still Here!'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

Dancers Over 40 will present 'WE'RE STILL HERE!', a song and dance concert with performers from the Broadway and Concert stages.

Broadway Veteran Stephanie Pope To Teach Fosse Master Class At Playhouse On Park Photo Broadway Veteran Stephanie Pope To Teach Fosse Master Class At Playhouse On Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Registration is now open for Broadway Dance: Fosse Adult Master Class at Playhouse on Park. All performers (ages 16 and up!) who have a vested interest in the performing arts are encouraged to attend these classes to learn from the 'pros'. Stephanie Pope, who stars as Camilla in Playhouse on Park's current production of In The Heights, and seasoned Broadway Actor, will instruct this class onMonday, July 9 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

BWW Exclusive: A Retrospective of Chita Rivera's Tony Nominated and Award Winning Rol Photo BWW Exclusive: A Retrospective of Chita Rivera's Tony Nominated and Award Winning Roles
by Bethany Sulecki - Jun 8, 2018

Broadway legend Chita Rivera will be presented with a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, 2018. This award recognizes theatre artists that have made significant contributions to theatre throughout their life.

Photo Flash: NDI Presents A Celebration of Jerome Robbins Hosted by Jacques d'Amboise Photo Photo Flash: NDI Presents A Celebration of Jerome Robbins Hosted by Jacques d'Amboise and co-directed by Daniel Ulbricht
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Jacques d'Amboise, founder of National Dance Institute (NDI) the non-profit organization that has transformed the lives of millions of public school children through the arts, hosted an intimate evening filled with Broadway song and dance. As part of his renowned Art Nest series, Jacques hosts these quarterly fundraising events as an opportunity to surround NDI children with industry professionals and expand their knowledge and understanding of the arts. All proceeds to support NDI's award winning arts education programming. To commemorate Jerome Robbins' 100th birthday, the evening titled, β€œUpper West Side Story: A Celebration of Jerome Robbins,”was a celebration of Robbins' life, career, and prolific body of work. Jacques took his guests behind the scenes to reveal what it was like to work alongside one of the finest choreographers of our time.

BWW Feature: CHITA!  THE BEST OF THE BEST OF THE BEST! 
at The Wallis Annenberg Cent Photo BWW Feature: CHITA! THE BEST OF THE BEST OF THE BEST! at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 16, 2018

If you don't know who Chita is, all you have to do is click here: http:www.playbill.comarticlewarren-beatty-kenny-leon-chita-rivera-uma-thurman-receive-actors-funds-medal-of-honor, and that should get you up to speed, somewhat. As I write this, she is being honored tonight, May 14th, 2018 by the Actor's Fund as one of their Medal of Honor recipients.

Centenary Stage Company presents DISNEY'S NEWSIES Photo Centenary Stage Company presents DISNEY'S NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

This Holiday Season Centenary Stage Company is set to seize the day with their family holiday spectacular production of Disney's Newsies The Musical November 24 through December 10 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

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