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Date of Birth: March 06, 1947 (73)

Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA
VIDEO: Jack Black Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick THIS IS SPINAL TAP Photo VIDEO: Jack Black Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick THIS IS SPINAL TAP
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

Jack Black announces today's AFI Movie Club selection: THIS IS SPINAL TAP.

VIDEO: Elisabeth Moss Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick WHEN HARRY MET SALLY Photo VIDEO: Elisabeth Moss Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

Elisabeth Moss announces today's AFI Movie Club selection: WHEN HARRY MET SALLY...

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

BWW Feature: From Screen and Page To Stage Photo BWW Feature: From Screen and Page To Stage
by Jonathan Marshall - Mar 26, 2020

Reading play texts is an enjoyable way of attaining the theatre fix we're all feeling deprived of during these unprecedented times. It got us thinking about some screenplays and novels that could make for interesting stage adaptations.

Yaron Brook Talks Ayn Rand's ATLAS SHRUGGED, FOUNTAINHEAD & Covid-19 On Tom Needham's Photo Yaron Brook Talks Ayn Rand's ATLAS SHRUGGED, FOUNTAINHEAD & Covid-19 On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020

Author Yaron Brook is Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM. He will be discussing what one can learn from Ayn Rand's ATLAS SHRUGGED and FOUNTAINHEAD during the Covid-19 Crisis.

PBS to Debut THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY on April 14 Photo PBS to Debut THE DEFINITION OF INSANITY on April 14
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

The new documentary, The Definition of Insanity, explores the groundbreaking work of The Miami-Dade Criminal Mental Health Project (CMHP), an approach being heralded as a model for helping to solve the mental health crisis in America. A people-powered community-wide safety net, CMHP works through the court system to steer people with mental illness a?" as their legal cases hang in the balance a?" on a path from incarceration to recovery. Shocked by how people with mental illness were treated in Miami-Dade's jails, Judge Steven Leifman works with a team of dedicated public servants, as well as former adversaries in the criminal justice system, to help people with mental illness navigate from lives of tragedy to possibility. Building on the story of Miami's once-failed mental health system a?" a familiar national narrative of over-incarceration and brutal mistreatment a?" The Definition of Insanity instead reveals a humane criminal justice approach to mental illness that is orchestrated from the court outwards into the community. Produced and directed by Gabriel London, written and produced by Charlie Sadoff, and narrated by Rob Reiner, The Definition of Insanity premieres on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App.

THE KEEPER Wins Audience Choice 'Best Of Fest' At The 26th Sedona International Film  Photo THE KEEPER Wins Audience Choice 'Best Of Fest' At The 26th Sedona International Film Festival; Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2020

The Keeper, a British-German biographical drama that tells the extraordinary love story between a young English woman and Bert Trautmann, German footballer and prisoner of war, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility and personal tragedy during World War II, was voted Audience Choice “Best of Fest” at the 26th annual Sedona International Film Festival.

Grand Rapid Symphony Pops Announces 2020-21 Season Photo Grand Rapid Symphony Pops Announces 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Grand Rapids Pops has announced the shows coming to its stage in its 2020-21 season.

Nellie McKay Brings Eclectic Cabaret-Rock To Helsinki Hudson Photo Nellie McKay Brings Eclectic Cabaret-Rock To Helsinki Hudson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

Cabaret-rock singer-songwriter Nellie McKay brings her uniquely eccentric blend of pop, rock, jazz and hip-hop to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, March 8, at 8pm.

Casting Announced For Famous Courtroom Drama A FEW GOOD MEN In St. Jacobs Photo Casting Announced For Famous Courtroom Drama A FEW GOOD MEN In St. Jacobs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Can audiences 'handle the truth?' That is the pivotal question at the centre of the famed legal drama A Few Good Men, which opens the highly-anticipated 2020 Season at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. The hit play about military corruption and the quest for justice will be on stage for three weeks only from March 4 to March 22.

RICHARD JEWELL's Kathy Bates Earns Fourth Oscar Nomination; Film Now Screens in the P Photo RICHARD JEWELL's Kathy Bates Earns Fourth Oscar Nomination; Film Now Screens in the Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 16, 2020

The Academy Awards' voters have given the Best Supporting Actress nomination to Kathy Bates' portrayal of a doting mother, Bobi Jewell, in Clint Eastwood's biographical drama Richard Jewell. This nod is her fourth acting nomination from the Academy Awards.

Rob Reiner To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Sedona International Film Festiva Photo Rob Reiner To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Sedona International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

Coming off a record-breaking 25th anniversary celebration, the Sedona International Film Festival launches its next quarter century with nine days of compelling films, workshops, events and special guests from Feb. 22 through March 1.

Fran Drescher Will Make Her Café Carlyle Debut This Summer Photo Fran Drescher Will Make Her Café Carlyle Debut This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Acclaimed actress, comedian, writer and activist Fran Drescher makes her Café Carlyle debut, June 16 a?" 20. The Queens native has received two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal as the lovable Miss Fine on the CBS hit series The Nanny, a show she also created, wrote, directed and executive produced. Fran's next sitcom was based off of her real life relationship with her gay ex-husband, Peter Marc Jacobson -- a show she also produced, created, and starred in called Happily Divorced. Currently, she is starring in NBC's new sitcom Indebted where she plays a baby boomer gone broke who has to move in with her adult son and his young family. An accomplished film actress, she's won Esquire's Five Minute Oscar for her memorable performance in the mockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap. She has co-starred in countless films throughout her career with the likes of Robin Williams, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Robbins and Billy Crystal, not to mention such esteemed directors as Rob Reiner, Milos Forman and Francis Ford Coppola. Her latest films slated to be released this year are The Creatress and After Class.

Rob Reiner, Mira Sorvino & Michelle Krusiec Will Guest Star on HOLLYWOOD Photo Rob Reiner, Mira Sorvino & Michelle Krusiec Will Guest Star on HOLLYWOOD
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Deadline reports that Ryan Murphy's appropriately-star-studded Netflix series 'Hollywood' has added three new guest cast members - Rob Reiner, Mira Sorvino and Michelle Krusiec.

Rob Reiner Brings THIS IS SPINAL TAP To Worcester Photo Rob Reiner Brings THIS IS SPINAL TAP To Worcester
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

This one goes to 11! Join director and co-writer Rob Reiner as he shares stories from his expansive career, answers questions in a moderated discussion and presents a full-length screening of a?oeThis Is Spinal Tapa?? at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 pm. Tickets to Rob Reiner LIVE plus a screening of This Is Spinal Tap go on sale to members on Friday, November 29 and to the public on Monday, December 2.

Photo Flash: Rob Reiner, Tate Donovan and More in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY At Groundli Photo Photo Flash: Rob Reiner, Tate Donovan and More in CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY At Groundlings Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Celebrity Autobiography returns to LA to the renowned Groundlings Theater direct from a successful limited run on Broadway. This is the critically acclaimed, international smash-hit comedy (London's West End to the Sydney Opera House) where jaw-dropping, outrageous, 'hard to believe they wrote them' celebrity memoirs are acted out live on-stage verbatim by other celebrities. Created by Eugene Pack and developed with Dayle Reyfel, the show opened in New York to rave reviews and won the Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience.

Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes & More to Present at THE PALEY HONORS Celebrating TV's  Photo Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes & More to Present at THE PALEY HONORS Celebrating TV's Comedy Legends
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

The Paley Center for Media today announced a star-studded lineup of presenters and guests who will participate in this year's The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends. The event will take place on Thursday, November 21 at 6:30pm at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Celebrate The 35th Anniversary Of THIS IS SPINAL TAP With Rob Reiner At NJPAC Photo Celebrate The 35th Anniversary Of THIS IS SPINAL TAP With Rob Reiner At NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Rob Reiner & This Is Spinal Tap on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

30th Anniversary Screening of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY Will Play at The Ridgefield Playho Photo 30th Anniversary Screening of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY Will Play at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

A special 30th Anniversary screening of When Harry Met Sally, featuring exclusive content from Turner Classic Movies, comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, December 3rd at 7pm, part of the Cohen and Wolf P.C. Movie Series. Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) meet when they share a car on a trip from Chicago to New York right after both graduate from college. As the two build their lives and careers in Manhattan, they find love and heartache–with other people–but their paths continue to cross and their friendship continues to grow over the years…until they confront the decision whether to let their friendship develop into romance.

BWW Review: THE PACK - A Monthly Dose Of Laughter Is The Best Medicine Taken With A S Photo BWW Review: THE PACK - A Monthly Dose Of Laughter Is The Best Medicine Taken With A Spoonful Of Hilarity at The Groundlings
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Oct 28, 2019

There are four different playlets, newly written and presented by Eugene Pack, narrated by Rebecca Lane, that are 'put on their feet,' as the actors hold scripts and improvise their newly seen dialogue. This is now happening monthly. They delve into the crazy, neurotic, blundering, very relatable characters with relish, which works very nicely for that feeling where audiences and performers share all having fun together, feeding off of each others' enthusiasm. That's what you call a 'Good House.'

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