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Date Of Birth:
August 18, 1933 (88)
Birth Place:
Paris, FRANCE
 
Roman Polanski Headshot
Date of Birth: August 18, 1933 (88)

Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE
Happy 80th Birthday, Michael Crawford! Photo Happy 80th Birthday, Michael Crawford!
by Team BWW - Jan 19, 2022

A big BroadwayWorld birthday wish goes out to Michael Crawford, who today turns 80 years old. To celebrate, we're sharing an interactive timeline of the star's career - that's featured on his website. Responsible for (amongst other things) inspiring this very web site, created by Robert Diamond in 2003, take a look back through his multi-decade career below!

BWW Feature: VENUS IN FUR STEAMS UP NEW YEAR at Arizona Rose Theatre Photo BWW Feature: VENUS IN FUR STEAMS UP NEW YEAR at Arizona Rose Theatre
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Jan 3, 2022

Some folks can be ostensibly sanguine in the face of disquieting global crises. Take Mark Klugheit, for instance, who is certainly attuned to the tumult of the news cycle, but whose singular antidote to the world's chaos and gloom keeps him in sober perspective: his love for the theater.

BWW Feature: VENUS IN FUR Steams Up New Year at Arizona Rose Theatre Photo BWW Feature: VENUS IN FUR Steams Up New Year at Arizona Rose Theatre
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Jan 1, 2022

It begins as a strained interplay between a fretful playwright/director and a high-strung, vulgar actress desperate for an audition. No sooner had they acknowledged their unsuitable chemistry than they found themselves enmeshed in a clever pas de deux that blurs our sense of reality. It’s an intellectual dance that unearths a primal game of sexual submission and domination, echoing what happens in the novel. A compelling point of reference: “Masochism” is a word inspired by the author’s surname.

Todd Almond Will Sing from Holiday Album With Special Guest Betty Buckley Photo Todd Almond Will Sing from Holiday Album With Special Guest Betty Buckley
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – will present Todd Almond in an exclusive concert celebrating his debut holiday album from Ghostlight Records, A Pony for Christmas, on Monday, December 13 at 7:00 PM.

BWW Review: Quentin Tarantino's Novelization of ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Is a Dr Photo BWW Review: Quentin Tarantino's Novelization of ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Is a Dream Book That Deepens the Original Film
by Peter Nason - Jul 6, 2021

It's like taking a roller coaster ride through QT's mind!

Betty Buckley Stars In Psychic Thriller THE VANISHING NEGATIVE For Audible Photo Betty Buckley Stars In Psychic Thriller THE VANISHING NEGATIVE For Audible
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley stars as a controversial celebrity psychic with blood on her hands in the latest Grand Guignolesque monologue play written & directed by Aaron Mark (The Horror of Dolores Roach), available exclusively on Audible beginning today, May 20th, 2021.

Grammy-Winning Composer Jim Steinman Passes Away at 73 Photo Grammy-Winning Composer Jim Steinman Passes Away at 73
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 20, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that composer Jim Steinman has passed away, according to TMZ. He was 73 years old.

See What's Coming to REELZ in January 2021 Photo See What's Coming to REELZ in January 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 16, 2020

REELZ today announced its January 2021 premieres with powerful new stories led by the return of Geraldo Rivera and original series Geraldo Rivera's Murder in the Family revealing the darkest hours in a celebrity's life losing a family member to murder.

LOVE LETTERS Starring Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove Opens at the Theatre Royal Hayma Photo LOVE LETTERS Starring Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove Opens at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020

Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presented MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The play opened on 3 December 2020, the first day after the Prime Minister decreed that lockdown would end.

BWW Review: STORIES at Casino De Paris Photo BWW Review: STORIES at Casino De Paris
by Patrick Honoré - Nov 8, 2020

Julien's Auctions Announces Property From the Estate of Robert Evans Photo Julien's Auctions Announces Property From the Estate of Robert Evans
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 15, 2020

A spectacular auction of nearly 600 items from the dazzling life and singular career of the legendary American film producer and studio executive, Robert Evans.

Steve McQueen's LOVERS ROCK to Open Lincoln Center's New York Film Festival Photo Steve McQueen's LOVERS ROCK to Open Lincoln Center's New York Film Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 3, 2020

Film at Lincoln Center announced today that Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock will be the Opening Night film of the 58th New York Film Festival, making its World Premiere.

Kate Winslet to Receive Festival Tribute Award From Toronto International Film Festiv Photo Kate Winslet to Receive Festival Tribute Award From Toronto International Film Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 16, 2020

 Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, today unveiled Academy Award–winning actress Kate Winslet as the recipient of this year's TIFF Tribute Actor Award,

Ed Stoppard, Richard Topol and Yuval Boim Star In Socially-Distanced Recording Of A W Photo Ed Stoppard, Richard Topol and Yuval Boim Star In Socially-Distanced Recording Of A WALK WITH MR. HEIFETZ
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2020

Spending lockdown in Israel, playwright James Inverne decided to put together an audio recording of his 2018 play A Walk With Mr Heifetz and stream it online for free, but soliciting donations for two Israeli charities - the AICF (America Israel Cultural Foundation) and Meir Panim.

BWW Review: DANCE OF THE WAMPIRES at DET NY TEATER Photo BWW Review: DANCE OF THE WAMPIRES at DET NY TEATER
by Niels Søndergaard - Feb 2, 2020

VIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks About Being Mistaken for Jesus on CONAN Photo VIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks About Being Mistaken for Jesus on CONAN
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

After a fan gave his religious mother a picture of Ewan in his Jedi robes, she displayed it in their home thinking it was a picture of Jesus.

EPIX Greenlights Series Based on JERUSALEM'S LOT Starring Adrien Brody Photo EPIX Greenlights Series Based on JERUSALEM'S LOT Starring Adrien Brody
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 19, 2019

Premium network EPIX announced today that a drama series (title forthcoming) based on the short story Jerusalem's Lot by Stephen King has been greenlit for a 10-episode season, starring Academy Award® winner Adrien Brody.  Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Brody), who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher's Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. However, Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his family's sordid history, and fight to end the darkness that has plagued the Boones for generations. The series will commence production in May 2020 in Halifax, Nova Scotia with an eye towards a Fall 2020 premiere.

Robert Towne and David Fincher Will Write the Script for CHINATOWN Prequel Series Photo Robert Towne and David Fincher Will Write the Script for CHINATOWN Prequel Series
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 18, 2019

Deadline reports that David Fincher and Robert Towne will write the script for a prequel to 'Chinatown,' the iconic 1974 film.

Betty Buckley Returns To Café Carlyle in March 2020 Photo Betty Buckley Returns To Café Carlyle in March 2020
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2019

Legendary, multi-award winning actress/singer Betty Buckley returns to Café Carlyle, March 10 a?" 21. Her career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world. She's received a sea of accolades including a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. She's a 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee, and the 2017 recipient of the Julie Harris Award from The Actor's Fund for Artistic Achievement. Betty Buckley just completed a national tour of the new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! produced by Scott Rudin.

BWW Review: ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT'S (STILL) ASKING FOR IT Takes Risks at Joe's Pub Photo BWW Review: ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT'S (STILL) ASKING FOR IT Takes Risks at Joe's Pub
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 3, 2019

The daring, cutting edge performance artist is back at Joe's Pub with a sequel to her 2013 rape culture show Asking For It.

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