Roger Rees News

 
Date Of Birth:
May 05, 1944
Date Of Death:
July 10, 2015 (71)
Birth Place:
WALES
Bio:
Off-Broadway: Lynn Nottage's Mud, River, Stone (Playwrights Horizons); Arms and the Man (Roundabout); Here Lies Jenny (Zipper Theater; Post Street Theater). UK: Associate Artistic Director, 1984-5: Julius Caesar; Turkey Time; John Bull (Bristol Old Vic). Regional: Artistic Director, 2005-7: Film ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: May 05, 1944
Date of Death: July 10, 2015 (71)

Birth Place: WALES

Bio:
Off-Broadway: Lynn Nottage's Mud, River, Stone (Playwrights Horizons); Arms and the Man (Roundabout); Here Lies Jenny (Zipper Theater; Post Street Theater). UK: Associate Artistic Director, 1984-5: Julius Caesar; Turkey Time; John Bull (Bristol Old Vic). Regional: Artistic Director, 2005-7: Film ... (read more)
BWW Review: CHITA RIVERA Lives Out Loud at 54 BelowBWW Review: CHITA RIVERA Lives Out Loud at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 14, 2019

The Legendary Chita Rivera keeps on moving in her extraordinary nightclub act at 54 Below. (more...)

BWW Review: BETSY WOLFE: Laid Back and Ready for Stardom at Feinstein's / 54 BelowBWW Review: BETSY WOLFE: Laid Back and Ready for Stardom at Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Brady Schwind - Oct 5, 2019

With her latest appearance at Feinstein's / 54 Below Betsy Wolfe is poised for Broadway stardom. (more...)

YELLOW SOUND LABEL's 'Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2' Out NowYELLOW SOUND LABEL's 'Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2' Out Now
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced that Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2, featuring Chicago-based vocalist Colby Beserra and New York keyboard whiz Dan Lipton, is available in digital and streaming formats starting today, Friday, September 27. Beserra and Lipton bring their strong musicality and love of a good song to the Jukebox Saloon. Inspired by the classic Tony Bennett/Bill Evans duo records, a pair of pros strips down and re-engineers their favorite songs with a sense of musical adventure. They create unique, jazzed-out interpretations of songs you know and songs they'd like you to hear. Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2 is available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music and other music services. (more...)

THE HABIT OF ART Will Embark on a New 2020 UK TourTHE HABIT OF ART Will Embark on a New 2020 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Following a highly acclaimed tour in 2018, The Original Theatre Company and The Anthology Group in association with Peter Stickney and York Theatre Royal's production of Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART will return and tour the UK in 2020. Directed by Philip Franks and starring Matthew Kelly as Fitz (W. H. Auden) and David Yelland as Henry (Benjamin Britten). The tour begins on 18 March 2020 at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Jimmy Awards Winner Ekele Ukegbu Perform from AIDA on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYANVIDEO: Watch Jimmy Awards Winner Ekele Ukegbu Perform from AIDA on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2019

Watch more from the big night and below, watch as Ekele performs a song from the musical she was nominated for- Aida- on Live with Kelly and Ryan! (more...)

Meet The Current Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Broadway!Meet The Current Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, is currently in its third record-smashing year at the Music Box Theatre. Following the success of the Broadway production, a national tour launched soon after, bringing the story across North America. A sit-down production made its way to Toronto earlier this year, and will be followed by a West End production set to debut in October 2019 at the Noel Coward Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Welcomes 2019 Jimmy Awards NomineesVIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Welcomes 2019 Jimmy Awards Nominees
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2019

This week, the 2019 Jimmy Awards nominees paid a visit to current Evan Hansen and former Jimmys winner, Andrew Barth Feldman, and the whole gang at Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch HIghlights from the 2019 Jimmy Awards Ceremony!BWW TV: Watch HIghlights from the 2019 Jimmy Awards Ceremony!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 25, 2019

The winners of the eleventh annual JIMMY AWARDS® were determined and announced last night, Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. This life-changing event was hosted by Tony Award® winner Ben Platt and presented by the Broadway League Foundation. (more...)

JIMMYS BLOG: Jeremy Fuentes- Times Square and DEAR EVAN HANSEN!JIMMYS BLOG: Jeremy Fuentes- Times Square and DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
by Guest Blogger: Jeremy Fuentes - Jun 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Jeremy Fuentes- a nominee from New York's Roger Rees Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Calogero in Archbishop Stepinac High School's A Bronx Tale. Read Jeremy's second entry below and click here to catch up on his first! (more...)

JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Roger Rees Awards, Jeremy Fuentes!JIMMYS BLOG: Meet a Nominee from the Roger Rees Awards, Jeremy Fuentes!
by Guest Blogger: Jeremy Fuentes - Jun 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld is bringing you the inside scoop on this year's Jimmy Awards with student blogger Jeremy Fuentes- a nominee from New York's Roger Rees Awards. Earlier this year, he won the title of Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Calogero in Archbishop Stepinac High School's A Bronx Tale. Read Jeremy's first entry below! (more...)

Fonseca Theatre Announces The Midwest Premiere Of MISS YOU LIKE HELLFonseca Theatre Announces The Midwest Premiere Of MISS YOU LIKE HELL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

The Fonseca Theatre Company announces that the Midwest Premiere of Miss You Like Hell will open July 12th at the Kinney Group (2425 W Michigan Street) and continues through July 28th. (more...)

Folger Shakespeare Library To Screen DC Premiere Of The New Film GHOST LIGHTFolger Shakespeare Library To Screen DC Premiere Of The New Film GHOST LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

The Folger Shakespeare Library will host the DC premiere of Ghost Light, a new dark comedy by filmmakers John Stimpson and Geoffrey Taylor. The film, a Feature Film Award-winner at the Austin Film Festival, will be shown in the historic Folger Theatre located on Capitol Hill. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.folger.edu/talks or by calling the Folger Box Office at 202.544.7077. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, May 31- Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields!VIDEO: On This Day, May 31- Happy Birthday, Brooke Shields!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

Today, we're celebrating the birthday of star of stage and screen, Brooke Shields! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/31: Tony Awards Presenters Announced, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/31: Tony Awards Presenters Announced, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Presenters for this year's Tony Awards have been announced, go inside opening night of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, and more! (more...)

Winners Announced for the Roger Rees AwardsWinners Announced for the Roger Rees Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

The Broadway Education Alliance Inc. presented The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance (formerly the Gershwin Awards) on Sunday, May 19 at Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS) in Manhattan, 328 West 48th Street, in Manhattan. (more...)

Matthew Kelly Completes CAROUSEL Concert CastMatthew Kelly Completes CAROUSEL Concert Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Final casting has been announced for the upcoming concert performance of Rodgers & Hammerstein's iconic musical CAROUSEL for one night only at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 19th May. (more...)

Kimberley Walsh, Matthew Kelly and Wendi Peters Join Jay McGuiness In BIGKimberley Walsh, Matthew Kelly and Wendi Peters Join Jay McGuiness In BIG
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Wendi Peters, Kimberley Walsh and Matthew Kelly will star as Mrs Baskin, Susan Lawrence and George MacMillan respectively. They join the previously announced Jay McGuiness as Josh Baskin. Based on the smash-hit movie starring Tom Hanks, BIG The Musical makes its West End premiere at the Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited nine-week season from 6 September to 2 November 2019, with a Gala Night in aid of Make-A-Wish on Tuesday 17 September. (more...)

Roger Rees Awards Announce 2019 NomineesRoger Rees Awards Announce 2019 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

The Broadway Education Alliance is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 student nominees who will compete for the title of Best Actor and Best Actress at The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance on Sunday, May 19 at the Professional Performing Arts School, 328 West 48th Street, in Manhattan. (more...)

SUBMISSIONS ONLY Releases Special Edition Content May 1stSUBMISSIONS ONLY Releases Special Edition Content May 1st
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

A special edition of the hit series Submissions Only including Season 3 begins streaming May 1st. (more...)

Frank DiLella and Marla Louissaint to Co-Host 2019 Roger Rees AwardsFrank DiLella and Marla Louissaint to Co-Host 2019 Roger Rees Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

The Broadway Education Alliance is pleased to announce that Emmy Award-winning NY1 host Frank DiLella and the 2015 Jimmy Award-winner for Best Performance by an Actress Marla Louissaint will co-host the 2018-19 Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance. (more...)

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