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Bio:
Hayes is widely known as the sarcastic and hilarious Jack McFarland on NBC's iconic sitcom "Will & Grace," which ran for eight years (1998-2006) and won an Emmy Award as best comedy in 2000. Hayes was raised in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. A talented musician, he supported himself ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Hayes is widely known as the sarcastic and hilarious Jack McFarland on NBC's iconic sitcom "Will & Grace," which ran for eight years (1998-2006) and won an Emmy Award as best comedy in 2000. Hayes was raised in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. A talented musician, he supported himself ... (read complete bio)
Judd Apatow to Produce Upcoming Film By Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, TIME AND SP Photo Judd Apatow to Produce Upcoming Film By Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, TIME AND SPACE
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 22, 2022

According to Deadline, Time and Space will be the next project that the life partners will embark on. Judd Apatow is set to produce via Apatow Productions, along with Stephanie Allyne and Tig Notaro's production company, Something Fierce. Notaro will star in the film. Allyne's screenplay for Time and Space will be developed around a story that she and Notaro wrote together.

BWW Interview: Stan Zimmerman on THE GOLDEN GIRLS and YES, VIRGINIA Photo BWW Interview: Stan Zimmerman on THE GOLDEN GIRLS and YES, VIRGINIA
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 2, 2021

Stan Zimmerman is a playwright who has two events coming up at Owens Auditorium inside Bradshaw Performing Arts Center, both of which will be presented by Judson Theatre Company in Pinehurst, North Carolina. On November 14th, he'll be sharing some behind the scenes stories from his days of working as a writer on the first season of THE GOLDEN GIRLS in an event titled AN EVENING ON THE LANAI. Meanwhile, a new holiday comedy he co-wrote with Christian McLaughlin titled YES, VIRGINIA starring Mindy Sterling & Arnetia Walker will be running from November 18th-21st. I had the great pleasure of interviewing him about all of this and more.

Randy Rainbow to Release A LITTLE BRAINS, A LITTLE TALENT Album Featuring Patti LuPon Photo Randy Rainbow to Release A LITTLE BRAINS, A LITTLE TALENT Album Featuring Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021

Broadway Records announced today the release of Randy Rainbow’s debut full-length solo album, “A Little Brains, A Little Talent.” The album will be available digitally and physically everywhere music is sold and is available for pre-order now.

Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of WICKED Photo Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of WICKED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2021

In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Wicked! Find out what everyone's been up to since they starred in the hit show.

BWW Interview: Playwright/Director Stan Zimmerman Has Many A GOOD ONE Photo BWW Interview: Playwright/Director Stan Zimmerman Has Many A GOOD ONE
by Gil Kaan - Sep 30, 2021

Co-playwrights Stan Zimmerman and Christian McLaughlin’s HAVE A GOOD ONE world premieres at the Dorie Theatre at The Complex October 2, 2021. Stan also directs a cast that includes Megan Cournoyer, Adrian Gamez, Tom Plumley and Tanner Stine. Had the chance to get some behind-the-scenes and early history of Stan’s most prolific career.

Victor Garber to be Honored at SHOW UP FOR SCIENCE Event, Featuring Jane Krakowski, T Photo Victor Garber to be Honored at SHOW UP FOR SCIENCE Event, Featuring Jane Krakowski, Tony Shalhoub, Jesse Williams & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021

The 2021 New York Stem Cell Foundation Gala & Science Fair SHOW UP FOR SCIENCE will occur virtually on Tuesday, October 5 at 7pm EST. The Gala & Science Fair will feature the latest updates and breakthroughs in stem cell research, bringing the world of the NYSCF Research Institute laboratories to life via a multi-platform digital experience.

Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett To Take 'SmartLess' Podcast On Tour Photo Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett To Take 'SmartLess' Podcast On Tour
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2021

The limited run will kick off on February 2nd in Toronto’s Massey Hall followed by stops in Boston, Brooklyn, Chicago and Madison (WI) before wrapping up in Los Angeles at the Orpheum Theatre on February 12th. 

VIDEO: On This Day, June 26- Happy Birthday, Sean Hayes! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, June 26- Happy Birthday, Sean Hayes!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2021

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of teleivison and stage star, Sean Hayes!

BWW Review: WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE?  at Barrington Stage Company Kicks Off t Photo BWW Review: WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? at Barrington Stage Company Kicks Off the 2021 Season in Style.
by Marc Savitt - Jun 18, 2021

BSC Artistic Director, Julianne Boyd, who directs this production, said that WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? Is a tribute to Gershwin’s indominable spirit and love-for-life.  It is also a joyous and triumphant return of live theatre to the Berkshires following the bleakness of the pandemic.

Goodman Theatre Announces 2021/2022 Season Featuring THE OUTSIDERS Musical, A CHRISTM Photo Goodman Theatre Announces 2021/2022 Season Featuring THE OUTSIDERS Musical, A CHRISTMAS CAROL & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2021

It’s a summer “homecoming” for Goodman Theatre audiences! On July 30, Chicago’s theater since 1925 will resume live, in-person performances following a 16-month COVID-19 pandemic period of darkened stages.

The Paley Center Announces Pride Month Celebration Photo The Paley Center Announces Pride Month Celebration
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 1, 2021

To commemorate the occasion, the Paley Center will release a PaleyImpact program, A Salute to LGBTQ+ Pride Achievements in Television, featuring a conversation with Cynthia Nixon, Ilene Chaiken, Laverne Cox, Jason Collins, and Adam Rippon, moderated by ABC News's Gio Benitez.

VIDEO: Will Arnett Saves the Day After Jason Bateman Bails on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Photo VIDEO: Will Arnett Saves the Day After Jason Bateman Bails on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2021

Will talks about filling in as guest after Jason Bateman cancelled, his 8 month old son Denny, getting back to work and having to venture out into the world, his podcast “SmartLess” with Jason Bateman & Sean Hayes, booking Billie Eilish, FINNEAS, Paul McCartney and many other great guests, and having a billboard with his face on it up in his hometown of Toronto, all while eating a steak dinner that Jimmy sent over.

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Eva Noblezada, Ashley Spencer, and More Join THE SETH CONCERT  Photo Brian Stokes Mitchell, Eva Noblezada, Ashley Spencer, and More Join THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Line-Up
by Team BWW - Feb 17, 2021

Producer Mark Cortale has announced that six stars of the stage and screen will join the late-February - March 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.

Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - BRIDGERTON THE MUSICAL, Sea Photo Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - BRIDGERTON THE MUSICAL, Sean Hayes, Rosie O'Donnell & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021

We're rounding up our top ten TikToks of the week featuring Abigail Barlow, Brett Boles, Sean Hayes, JJ Niemann and more!

Wake Up With BWW 1/22: Go Inside the Making of the Broadway Inauguration Performance, Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/22: Go Inside the Making of the Broadway Inauguration Performance, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2021

Today's top stories: go inside the making of the Broadway inauguration performance, Hillary Clinton shares a message of support for the Costume Industry Coalition, and more!

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join The S Photo Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW - Jan 19, 2021

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

Jessica Vosk Brings All New Show To THE SETH CONCERT SERIES January 24 Photo Jessica Vosk Brings All New Show To THE SETH CONCERT SERIES January 24
by Team BWW - Jan 15, 2021

Jessica Vosk is the latest Broadway star to join The Seth Concert Series!

VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Jane Krakowski Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 9, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with beloved star of stage and screen Jane Krakowski, who hosts FOX's all-new updated musical game show NAME THAT TUNE, airing Wednesday nights on FOX!

Kelli O'Hara, Wayne Brady, Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus and More Join The Se Photo Kelli O'Hara, Wayne Brady, Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus and More Join The Seth Concert Series in January 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

Producer Mark Cortale has announced that five award-winning stars of the stage and screen will join the January 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.

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