Date of Birth: March 16, 1963 (56)

Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Photo Coverage: The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players Honor Composer Rupert HolmesPhoto Coverage: The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players Honor Composer Rupert Holmes
by Walter McBride - Jun 13, 2019

The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players' annual Gala honored multiple Tony Award-winning author-composer and show business tour de force Rupert Holmes, on Wednesday, June 12, at the city's The Players, 16 Gramercy Park South. (more...)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players To Honor Rupert Holmes At Annual GalaNew York Gilbert & Sullivan Players To Honor Rupert Holmes At Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players' annual Gala will honor multiple TonyAward-winning author-composer and show business tour de force Rupert Holmes, Wednesday, June 12, at the city's The Players, 916 Gramercy Park South, starting at 6:30 PM. The event supports the theatrical company's performances and arts education programs.   (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players 18-19 Season Starts With THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARDNY Gilbert & Sullivan Players 18-19 Season Starts With THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players 44th season kicks off with Gilbert & Sullivan's The Yeomen of the Guard which tells the story of a falsely accused prisoner in the Tower of London, the two girls who loved him, and an out of work itinerant jester in grand and colorful fashion - with humor and a touch of pathos. Performances are on Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 p.m. at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (E. 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues near Lexington). (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players Kickoff 18-19 Season With THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARDNY Gilbert & Sullivan Players Kickoff 18-19 Season With THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players 44th season kicks off with Gilbert & Sullivan's The Yeomen of the Guard which tells the story of a falsely accused prisoner in the Tower of London, the two girls who loved him, and an out of work itinerant jester in grand and colorful fashion - with humor and a touch of pathos. Performances are on Saturday, October 27 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 p.m. at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (E. 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues near Lexington). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sheldon Harnick Honored By New York Gilbert & Sullivan PlayersPhoto Coverage: Sheldon Harnick Honored By New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 3, 2018

Even though Sheldon Harnick was playing the violin in his High School's Gilbert & Sullivan productions… 'I could still hear the lyrics', he wrote in his alumni magazine of Northwestern University. Harnick continued, 'At that time I was turned on by the patter songs, so I began to familiarize myself with Gilbert and Sullivan. I was more fascinated by the virtuosity than anything else. Little by little, I also realized what a fine poet Gilbert was and how imaginative he was, even in the slower songs. So he became an enormous influence.' (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Prepares for RUDDIGORENY Gilbert & Sullivan Prepares for RUDDIGORE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its exhilarating 2017-18 Season on Saturday, April 14 (2PM) with its spring offering, Ruddigore, at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). Scenic designer Albere has been working overtime putting finishing touches on the scenery for the production design paying homage to the iconic illustrator Edward Gorey.  Ruddigore will play a strictly limited engagement April 14 & 15 with a family bonus, Family Overture Series on Sunday, April 15th at 1:45PM. (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Announces Casting For RUDDIGORE at Kaye PlayhouseNY Gilbert & Sullivan Announces Casting For RUDDIGORE at Kaye Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its exhilarating 2017-18 Season on Saturday, April 14 (2PM) with its spring offering, Ruddigore, at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). Featuring a production design paying homage to the iconic illustrator Edward Gorey, Ruddigore will play a strictly limited engagement April 14 & 15 with a family bonus, Family Overture Series on Sunday, April 15th at 1:45PM. (more...)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 2017-18 Season Kicks Off with THE SORCERERNew York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 2017-18 Season Kicks Off with THE SORCERER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, begins its exciting 2017-18 Season on Friday, September 15 (7:30PM) with a new jewel box production of The Sorcerer, celebrating its 140th anniversary this year.  (more...)

THE 39 STEPS Takes the Stage at Westport Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The 39 Steps, a comedy by John Buchan, takes the stage at Westport Community Theatre with performances from June 9 through 25. (more...)

'The Ratters of Lightning Ridge' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Australian Outback is the main setting in 'The Ratters of Lightning Ridge,' by Charlotte-based author Richard W. Holmes. (more...)

Red Bull Theater's Revelation Reading Series Continues with THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Red Bull Theater will present the penultimate Revelation Reading of the season, Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School for Scandal, directed by Marc Vietor, with musical direction by Brian Trenis. The School for Scandal will feature Charles Busch, Everett Quinton, and Paxton Whitehead, along with Bill Army, Helen Cespedes, Alan Coates, Christian DeMarais, Peter Eyre, Kevin Isola, Richard Holmes, Amelia Pedlow, Gayle Rankin, Derek Smith, and more.  One night only - Monday, June 29th at Cherry Lane Theater (38 Commerce Street).  (more...)

The Utopia Opera Opens ARIADNE AUF NAXOS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Tonight, June 5 and June 6, 12, & 13 at 7:30pm, Utopia Opera presents Richard Strauss' ground-breaking and thrilling Ariadne auf Naxos in a staged production performed with an 18-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). Utopia founder and artistic director,William Remmers, conducts while the acclaimed Benjamin Spierman (Indianapolis Opera, Dayton Opera, St. Petersburg Opera, Bronx Opera) directs; costume stylings are by Eric Lamp. 18-piece orchestral reduction by Christopher Fecteau. (more...)

The Utopia Opera Presents ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, 6/5-13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

On June 5, 6, 12, & 13 at 7:30pm, Utopia Opera presents Richard Strauss' ground-breaking and thrilling Ariadne auf Naxos in a staged production performed with an 18-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). Utopia founder and artistic director,William Remmers, conducts while the acclaimed Benjamin Spierman (Indianapolis Opera, Dayton Opera, St. Petersburg Opera, Bronx Opera) directs; costume stylings are by Eric Lamp. 18-piece orchestral reduction by Christopher Fecteau. (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' RUDDIGORE Set for This Weekend at NYU Skirball
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

The New YorK Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP), America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its 40th Anniversary Season this weekend, November 1st and 2nd with the G&S spooky classic, Ruddigore featuring dark souls & curses playing for a limited Halloween weekend run at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' RUDDIGORE at NYU Skirball
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP), America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on November 1st and 2nd with the G&S spooky classic, Ruddigore featuring dark souls & curses playing for a limited Halloween weekend run at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Announces Casting for its 40th Anniversary Season's RUDDIGORE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP), America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on November 1st and 2nd with the G&S classic,Ruddigore playing for a limited run at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). (more...)

Fiona Shaw Stars in US Debut of THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER at BAM, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, composed by Mel Mercier, with lighting design by Jean Kalman and Mike Gunning, set design by Chloe Obolensky and choreography by Kim Brandstrup, will play the BAM Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St), tonight, December 10 - 22, 2013 as part of the Next Wave Festival. (more...)

Amor Artis to Give 30th Annual New Year's Eve Bach Concert at Church of St. Jean Baptiste
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Each year, classically minded New Yorkers in the know enjoy the elegance of an all-Bach New Year's Eve Gala. This 30-year tradition of the Amor Artis Chorus & Orchestra continues with Music Director Stephen Somary conducting the festive Cantatas 41 and 190, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 and Concerto for Oboe and Violin at the Church of Saint Jean Baptiste (Lexington Avenue & 76th Street), Tuesday, December 31, 8PM. Admission is $50. The concert is over at 9:45, so there's still time to paint the town red! (more...)

Fiona Shaw to Star in US Debut of THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER at BAM, 12/10-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

The inimitable Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Fiona Shaw (Medea, 2002 Next Wave; Happy Days, 2008 Spring Season; John Gabriel Borkman, 2011 Spring Season) and dancer Daniel Hay-Gordon perform one of the best loved poems in the English language, Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, under the acclaimed direction of Phyllida Lloyd. This fiery, pared-down adaption of the 215-year-old tale tells of consequences paid while marooned at sea and of man's wanderings throughout the world in search of meaning. (more...)

'G&S Fest' Comes To City Center 6/6-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2008

America's foremost Gilbert & Sullivan repertory ensemble, the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, proudly announces part 2 of 'G&S Fest 2008,' a festival of Gilbert & Sullivan productions featuring an unprecedented number of shows in one season, slated for June 6-15th on the great stage of New York's historic City Center (West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

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