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Date Of Birth:
July 21, 1952 (69)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Bio:
Robin Williams was was a fixture in the world of of entertainment, a renowned comedian, screen actor and stage star with five Grammys to his credit and three charting albums on the Billboard 200. He rose to fame after his role as 'Mork' in the TV series Mork & Mindy and went on to star in the movies ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 21, 1952 (69)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Bio:
Robin Williams was was a fixture in the world of of entertainment, a renowned comedian, screen actor and stage star with five Grammys to his credit and three charting albums on the Billboard 200. He rose to fame after his role as 'Mork' in the TV series Mork & Mindy and went on to star in the movies ... (read complete bio)
BWW Interview: Alex Edelman Talks His Jewish Identity, Confronting White Nationalists Photo BWW Interview: Alex Edelman Talks His Jewish Identity, Confronting White Nationalists & More in JUST FOR US
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021

Just For Us weaves together entertaining anecdotes from Alex Edelman's own life, with a poignant and shocking story at its center: After receiving an onslaught of anti-Semitic comments online, Edelman attended a gathering of White Nationalists in New York City, coming face to face with members of the alt-right. 

Crow's Theatre Announces Casting Of Kristen Thomson And Eric Peterson Photo Crow's Theatre Announces Casting Of Kristen Thomson And Eric Peterson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021

Today, Crow's Theatre Artistic Director Chris Abraham and Executive Director Sherrie Johnson announced the casts for two Crow's Theatre Productions this season that include Kristen Johnson, Ahmed Moneka, Ali Kazmi, Craig Lauzon, and Eric Peterson. 

Bonnie Raitt and Marc Maron Are Coming To The Flynn This Spring Photo Bonnie Raitt and Marc Maron Are Coming To The Flynn This Spring
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2021

The Flynn has added two big shows to its star-studded spring 2022 season. First, groundbreaking comic and podcaster Marc Maron brings his new stand-up show to the Flynn on March 12 at 7 pm.

Glenn Close to Host REVELS & REVELATIONS 9 Featuring Lena Hall, Brandon Victor Dixon  Photo Glenn Close to Host REVELS & REVELATIONS 9 Featuring Lena Hall, Brandon Victor Dixon & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2021

Glenn Close and the Bring Change to Mind Board of Directors will host “Revels & Revelations 9,” a special celebration in support of teen mental health on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at City Winery in New York City.   

Bonnie Raitt and Marc Maron Are Coming To The Flynn This Spring Photo Bonnie Raitt and Marc Maron Are Coming To The Flynn This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021

The Flynn has added two big shows to its star-studded spring 2022 season. First, groundbreaking comic and podcaster Marc Maron brings his new stand-up show to the Flynn on March 12 at 7 pm. Then, ten-time Grammy-winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt takes the Main Stage on April 18 at 7:30 pm.

Vegas Comedian Don Barnhart Returns To Laff's Comedy Café In Tucson Thanksgiving Wee Photo Vegas Comedian Don Barnhart Returns To Laff's Comedy Café In Tucson Thanksgiving Weekend
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 14, 2021

Taking time off from his nightly show at Delirious Comedy Club in Las Vegas, standup comedian Don Barnhart brings his unique form of hilarity back to Tucson's premier comedy club November 26th & 27th.

BWW Exclusive: Annabella Sciorra to Guest-Star on THE BLACKLIST Photo BWW Exclusive: Annabella Sciorra to Guest-Star on THE BLACKLIST
by Michael Major - Nov 11, 2021

Sciorra plays the episode’s titular “blacklister,” “the avenging angel,” a character who will use any means necessary to return what has been unjustly stolen. The show also stars stars James Spader, Amir Arison, and Hisham Tawfiq. Check out exclusive new photos of Sciorra in the episode now!

FREE NOW Announces Four Comedy On The Road Gigs Photo FREE NOW Announces Four Comedy On The Road Gigs
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2021

Taxi ride hailing service FREE NOW has announced four exclusive comedy gigs in London's West End to celebrate the role of local comedy nights – and to highlight the need for audiences to support them.

Photos: Bruce Springsteen & More Perform at the 15th Annual Stand Up For Heroes in NY Photo Photos: Bruce Springsteen & More Perform at the 15th Annual Stand Up For Heroes in NYC
by Michael Major - Nov 9, 2021

Brandi Carlile, Jim Gaffigan, Grace Gaustad, Nikki Glaser, Bruce Springsteen, and Jon Stewart took to the stage to perform at the Stand Up For Veterans NYC event. The 15th annual celebration to honor our nation’s impacted veterans and their families, took place yesterday at Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2021- Where to Watch tick, tick... BOOM! & More Ne Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2021- Where to Watch tick, tick... BOOM! & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Nov 1, 2021

From new releases to the return of some classics, this month features highly-anticipated new projects, including back-to-back Lin Manuel Miranda releases with his tick, tick...BOOM! film on Netflix and the Encanto soundtrack, to several new albums released by Broadway favorites, and new additions to Seth Rudetsky's online concert series.

Mayor Lightfoot Issues Proclamation Declaring October 26 Chicago Theatre Day Photo Mayor Lightfoot Issues Proclamation Declaring October 26 Chicago Theatre Day
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2021

The Chicago Theatre will celebrate its 100th anniversary on October 26, 2021. In honor of this milestone anniversary, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot issued a proclamation recognizing tomorrow as Chicago Theatre Day.

Ride Hailing App FREE NOW Celebrates UK's Live Comedy Clubs With Four West End Gigs Photo Ride Hailing App FREE NOW Celebrates UK's Live Comedy Clubs With Four West End Gigs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021

Taxi ride hailing service FREE NOW has announced four exclusive comedy gigs in London’s West End to celebrate the role of local comedy nights – and to highlight the need for audiences to support them.

BWW Interview: FNAM Honoree Marc Shaiman Even Busier Than Ever Photo BWW Interview: FNAM Honoree Marc Shaiman Even Busier Than Ever
by Gil Kaan - Sep 30, 2021

The Foundation for New American Musicals (FNAM) will honor Marc Shaiman with their inaugural Inspire Award at their FNAM ALL-STAR BENEFIT AND FUNDRAISER October 24th at a private Pacific Palisades residence. Scheduled to appear that night: Megan Hilty, Matthew Morrison, Bruce Vilanch, Marisha Wallace and Marissa Jaret Winokur. Marc took a brief moment from his many obligations to answer my queries with his snappy quips.

Paula Poundstone Presents A Night Of Laughter at Overture Photo Paula Poundstone Presents A Night Of Laughter at Overture
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2021

Ready to laugh the night away? Grab your friends and join comedian, Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me panelist and podcast host Paula Poundstone on Friday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. in the Capitol Theater. Poundstone is well-known for her smart spontaneous humor.

BIG APPLE CIRCUS Tickets On Sale This Sunday September 26! Photo BIG APPLE CIRCUS Tickets On Sale This Sunday September 26!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021

Tickets are finally going on sale this Sunday for the reinvented, reimagined and reinvigorated Big Apple Circus production “Making the Impossible, Possible!'' including exciting new VIP packages where fans can learn some of the circus tricks! Tickets go on sale Sunday, September 26th  at noon EST at www.bigapplecircus.com.

Bryant Park Movie Nights Kicks Off Broadway to Film Series Tonight Photo Bryant Park Movie Nights Kicks Off Broadway to Film Series Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

Bryant Park will kick off its “Broadway to Film” series tonight as part of the iconic Bryant Park Movie Nights. The lineup includes screenings of three films that currently have productions returning to Broadway this fall. 

Legendary Actor Ed Asner Dies at 91 Photo Legendary Actor Ed Asner Dies at 91
by Team BWW - Aug 29, 2021

Legendary actor, activist and philanthropist Ed Asner passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, surrounded by family at 91.

Word Collections Adds Billy Crystal, Drew Carey, and More Photo Word Collections Adds Billy Crystal, Drew Carey, and More
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2021

Word Collections has confirmed agreements to represent the work of legendary comedians Billy Crystal and Drew Carey. Word Collections licenses legally required, non-musical Literary Work rights in spoken word comedy and other performing arts for streaming services such as Spotify, YouTube, broadcast radio (digital and terrestrial) and others.

SPANKING MACHINE Will Be Performed at the Marsh in September and October Photo SPANKING MACHINE Will Be Performed at the Marsh in September and October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2021

Marga Gomez returns to The Marsh San Francisco stage for live performances of Spanking Machine, her by turns funny, intense, and heart-rending memoir of growing up brown and queer in Washington Heights. Childhood pranks, Devil Dogs, sadistic nuns on poppers, assault, and suppressed memory play their parts in Gomez's shift across gender, latitudes, and generations.

THE BOOK OF MORON to Offer Free Tickets to Frontline Heroes and Theater Professionals Photo THE BOOK OF MORON to Offer Free Tickets to Frontline Heroes and Theater Professionals During Previews
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2021

Producers of The Book of Moron, a new comedy written by and starring Robert Dubac (The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?), have announced a special promotion to give back to frontline heroes and theater professionals who have been so impacted this last 18 months.

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