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Date Of Birth:
December 11, 1931 (85)
Birth Place:
Humacao, Puerto Rico
Gender: Female
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Date of Birth: December 11, 1931 (85)
Birth Place: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Gender: Female
 Jazz Quartet Comes to the Black Box 9/15 Jazz Quartet Comes to the Black Box 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Acme Jazz Quartet kicks off an exciting new season of live music at THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music and event venue, on Friday, September 15 at 8 p.m. The Quartet features Kenny Hadley (drums), Mark White (guitar), Mark Poniatowski (bass) and Arnie Krakowsky (saxophone), four world-class musicians whose performance resumes include a long list of music royalty. A suburban hub for great music, THE BLACK BOX presents wide-ranging music entertainment, slated to include a Big Band Brunch, classical concert, cabaret performances, New England Artist Series events and more this fall. The home of the Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC), THE BLACK BOX is located at 15 West Central Street. (more...)

Luna Velez Named Celebrity Ambassador at 2017 Cantor Fitzgerald Charity DayLuna Velez Named Celebrity Ambassador at 2017 Cantor Fitzgerald Charity Day
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Star of stage and screen, Luna Lauren Velez will join the traders at Cantor Fitzgerald on Charity Day, September 11, 2017, as a celebrity ambassador representing Samaritan Daytop Foundation, which supports the life-saving efforts of Samaritan Daytop Village - the New York City-based charity that offers a rich array of programs including treatment for substance abuse, innovative services for veterans, and programs for homeless individuals, women and children, seniors and families. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rita Moreno Visits Closing Night of CHICO'S ANGELSPhoto Flash: Rita Moreno Visits Closing Night of CHICO'S ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Chico's Angels' stage/musical show Chicas are 4Ever closed its first two-week run this past Sunday. Chico's Angels got a big surprise from EGOT winner Rita Moreno, who attended Sunday's final performance. Moreno is an Oscar winner, two-time Emmy winner, Grammy winner and Tony winner and is currently starring in the hit Netflix show, ONE DAY AT A TIME. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Broadway Class Will Be in Session for John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS This FallBroadway Class Will Be in Session for John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Emmy winner John Leguizamo (Ghetto Klown) will make his highly-anticipated return to Broadway this fall in his original one-man comedic play LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, direct from his acclaimed engagements at The Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theater, producers Nelle Nugent and Kenneth Teaton announced today. (more...)

Morgan Freeman to Be Honored with 2017 SAG Life Achievement AwardMorgan Freeman to Be Honored with 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Morgan Freeman – Academy Award® winning actor, producer, voice actor and activist – has been named the 54th recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. (more...)

BWW Flashback: ON YOUR FEET Will Conga One Last Time on Broadway Today!BWW Flashback: ON YOUR FEET Will Conga One Last Time on Broadway Today!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 20, 2017

On Your Feet, the Gloria Estefan bio-musical closes today, August 20, after a nearly two year run at the Marquis Theatre. The show will launch a national tour this fall, with plans to also run abroad. (more...)

Berkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTSBerkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

???????Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere of Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit, written by Daniel Handler and directed by Tony Taccone. The new play begins previews on Thursday, October 5 and the show runs through Sunday, November 19. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone, 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Thursday, October 12. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: BIG RIVER's Teal Davis & Elliott RobinsonFRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: BIG RIVER's Teal Davis & Elliott Robinson
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 17, 2017

Among the show's stars are Teal Davis and Elliott Robinson, who portray the show's protagonists Huck and Jim and take audiences on a journey down the Mississippi River in the rollicking, rambunctious show. Somehow, the two actors found time in their hectic, tech week schedules and sat down to take on our questions in order to offer some insight into why they do what they do, as well as suggesting why you just can't miss Big River during its three-weekend run at 108 Donelson Pike. (more...)

BWW Previews: CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON IN RESTORED MUSIC HALLBWW Previews: CINCINNATI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2017 - 2018 SEASON IN RESTORED MUSIC HALL
by Laura A. Hobson - Aug 16, 2017

In a restored Music Hall, built by Samuel Hannaford in 1878, with renovations amounting to $135 million, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announce the 2017 - 2018 season with several world premieres and an appearance by Audra McDonald. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra to Feature Michelle WilliamsAmerican Pops Orchestra to Feature Michelle Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA — Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra — have announced their all-star 2017-2018 season. The diverse line-up will include a tribute to legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin, a special evening combining yoga with the APO's favorite standards, a new family show based on the classic tale Around the World in 80 Days, and a program celebrating the wit of iconic songwriter Cole Porter. Unless otherwise noted, all shows are at the Orchestra's new home, Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth Street SW). Tickets to all shows are now on sale at www.AmericanPops.org. (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...)

Photo Flash: Manila-Bound WEST SIDE STORY; Show Runs 8/10-27Photo Flash: Manila-Bound WEST SIDE STORY; Show Runs 8/10-27
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 26, 2017

The international touring company of the beloved classic musical "West Side Story," which features music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Arthur Laurents, will come to The Theatre at Solaire (Aseana Avenue, Solaire Resort and Casino) next month, August 10-27. (more...)

THE BLACK BOX August Summer Concerts Feature The Mark Poniatowski Situation and The Love DogsTHE BLACK BOX August Summer Concerts Feature The Mark Poniatowski Situation and The Love Dogs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music, and event venue, continues its second annual Summer Concert Series with two August music events featuring the Mark Poniatowski Situation and The Love Dogs. (more...)

Tony Kushner 'Exploring the Story' with New WEST SIDE STORY ScriptTony Kushner 'Exploring the Story' with New WEST SIDE STORY Script
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

In a recent interview with Daily Beast, playwright Tony Kushner chats about one of his current projects- WEST SIDE STORY. Kushner is rewriting the book for the classic movie for director Steven Spielberg. Don't expect any changes to the score, however. "I am not touching in any way the greatest score of a musical ever written,' says Kushner. 'I love the [1961] film. Who doesn't? I am not changing the story, the setting, the period. It is still the Upper West Side in the late 1950s, but I'm exploring the story.' (more...)

Vocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third SeasonVocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch their all-star third season with a special benefit event featuring a rare DC-area appearance of vocal legend Marilyn Maye. (more...)

Lisa Viggiano Brings an Encore Performance of THREE'S A CHARM to Don't Tell MamaLisa Viggiano Brings an Encore Performance of THREE'S A CHARM to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Back by popular demand, Lisa Viggiano, the celebrated MAC nominated and Broadway World Award winning artist returns to Don't Tell Mama's Brick Room on July 28th at 7 pm with her latest act, THREE'S A CHARM.  The show is a dynamic journey through the magic of music.  Audiences will experience an eclectic mix of 'charmed' songs and stories, featuring selections from the American Songbook, pop, folk, and musical theater.  (more...)

Lineup Announced for First Annual Speak Up, Rise Up FestivalLineup Announced for First Annual Speak Up, Rise Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Speak Up, Rise Up has announced their festival line-up which features 18 diverse solo and storytelling shows over the course of the week. Under the Artistic Direction of Asher Novek, the festival runs August 14 - 20 at the historic Connelly Theater on the Lower East Side. (more...)

Danbury's Musicals at Richter Continues 33rd Season with WEST SIDE STORYDanbury's Musicals at Richter Continues 33rd Season with WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 33rd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, continues its summer season with 'West Side Story,' the explosive musical retelling of the Romeo and Juliet story set against the backdrop of rival street gangs in 1950s New York City. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury July 7 through 22, performances take place outdoors under the stars Friday through Sunday evenings at 8:30 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, July 13 and 20. (more...)

Rita Moreno, Bill T. Jones, Spike Lee Among The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery Gala HonoreesRita Moreno, Bill T. Jones, Spike Lee Among The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery Gala Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery will hold its second biennial American Portrait Gala Sunday, Nov. 19, honoring five individuals whose achievements in their respective fields have been exemplary and whose portraits reside in the museum's collection. (more...)

Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Gets Dancing in Rehearsal at Ivoryton PlayhousePhoto Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Gets Dancing in Rehearsal at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City in the breathtaking musical, WEST SIDE STORY which opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse on July 5th. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

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