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Date Of Birth:
September 08, 1922 (95)
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Gender: Male
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    Date of Birth: September 08, 1922 (95)
    Birth Place: Yonkers, NY, USA
    Gender: Male
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     Jazz Quartet Comes to the Black Box 9/15 Jazz Quartet Comes to the Black Box 9/15
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

    The Acme Jazz Quartet kicks off an exciting new season of live music at THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music and event venue, on Friday, September 15 at 8 p.m. The Quartet features Kenny Hadley (drums), Mark White (guitar), Mark Poniatowski (bass) and Arnie Krakowsky (saxophone), four world-class musicians whose performance resumes include a long list of music royalty. A suburban hub for great music, THE BLACK BOX presents wide-ranging music entertainment, slated to include a Big Band Brunch, classical concert, cabaret performances, New England Artist Series events and more this fall. The home of the Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC), THE BLACK BOX is located at 15 West Central Street. (more...)


    by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

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    Star of Stage and Screen, Joe Bologna Dies at Age 82Star of Stage and Screen, Joe Bologna Dies at Age 82
    by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

    Stage and screen actor, director and screenwriter Joe Bologna passed away yesterday, August 13th in CA at the age of 82. (more...)

    THE BLACK BOX August Summer Concerts Feature The Mark Poniatowski Situation and The Love DogsTHE BLACK BOX August Summer Concerts Feature The Mark Poniatowski Situation and The Love Dogs
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

    THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin's theater, music, and event venue, continues its second annual Summer Concert Series with two August music events featuring the Mark Poniatowski Situation and The Love Dogs. (more...)

    THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE BEST OF HARVEY KORMAN Arriving on DVD 8/1THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE BEST OF HARVEY KORMAN Arriving on DVD 8/1
    by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

    This August, join Time Life in celebrating Harvey Korman's prodigious talents with a new DVD collection episodes not seen in over 40 years. THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: THE BEST OF HARVEY KORMAN arrives on August 1, 2017. (more...)

    Ian Finkel & Elliot Finkel to Take Center Stage at The Metropolitan RoomIan Finkel & Elliot Finkel to Take Center Stage at The Metropolitan Room
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

    The Metropolitan Room in conjunction with Bernie Furshpan has announced the appearance of Ian Finkel, The World's Greatest Xylophonist and renowned pianist Elliot Finkel,  backed by some of New York's finest musicians. (more...)

    BWW Interview: Finding Authenticity in RunyonlandBWW Interview: Finding Authenticity in Runyonland
    by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 6, 2017

    'It's a warhorse and has been a guaranteed sellout since 1950, but that doesn't mean a production doesn't need a little spark. DJ [Salisbury] did exactly what I asked him to do,' says Maine State Music Theatre's Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark. 'I asked him not to reinvent the wheel, but to tweak the show with some new nuances.' Clark is talking about MSMT's new production of Guys and Dolls which opened last week to glowing reviews. Clark was part of the popular MSMT community series, PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN panel that also featured Guys and Dolls stars, James Beaman (Nathan Detroit), Kristen Hahn (Sarah Brown), and Stephen Mark Lukas (Sky Masterson), as well as Props Master Elizabeth Frino. Moderated by Broadway World's Maine editor Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold, the participants at the capacity-crowd event discussed the making of this exciting new production in Midcoast Maine. (more...)

    LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE To Open 29th Season for ACT 1LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE To Open 29th Season for ACT 1
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 9, 2017

    Nashville's Artist's Cooperative Theatre 1 (ACT 1) will kick off its 29th season this fall with a production of Delia Ephron and Nora Ephron's Love, Loss and What I Wore, playing the iconic Darkhorse Theater October 6-21. The five plays and their directors, which make up the new season, were revealed to the opening night audience of ACT 1's 2016-17 season closing production of Reefer Madness the Musical, which runs through June 24. (more...)

    BWW Review: Michaels Urie and McGrath are Comic Dynamos in THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTORBWW Review: Michaels Urie and McGrath are Comic Dynamos in THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
    by Michael Dale - Jun 5, 2017

    Though Anton Chekhov popularized the notion that there's nothing sadder than a Russian comedy, playgoers seeking a few more yuks than can be found in a night at THE CHERRY ORCHARD can look to one of The Good Doctor's countrymen, Nikolai Gogol, whose rip-roaring classic The Government Inspector is granted a gloriously silly mounting by Red Bull Theater. (more...)

    BWW Review: In LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, Neil Simon Shares the Golden Age of Television Writer Room CrazinessBWW Review: In LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, Neil Simon Shares the Golden Age of Television Writer Room Craziness
    by Shari Barrett - May 2, 2017

    After working in the Warner Brothers Manhattan office mailroom, Playwright Neil Simon got his first big break as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's celebrated television series 'Your Show of Shows,' a live 90-minute variety show starring comedy legends Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca that ran from 1950 to 1954. The writing staff had a staggering talent pool that included; Mel Tolkin (All in the Family), Carl Reiner (Dick Van Dyke Show, The Jerk), Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, Space Balls), Michael Stewart (Bye Bye Birdie, Hello Dolly!), Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), Lucille Kallen (worked on Broadway), Danny Simon (The Carol Burnett Show, Diff'rent Strokes) and his brother Neil Simon (The Odd Couple, Murder by Death). As a way of sharing his own experience working as the 'new kid' learning the ropes from the other, more experienced writers, Neil Simon wrote the outrageous comedy LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, now brilliantly staged at Little Fish Theatre in San Pedro through May 20. (more...)

    NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Technical Assistant Steve Massa on The Mystery of The Girls in 509NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Technical Assistant Steve Massa on The Mystery of The Girls in 509
    by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Apr 26, 2017

    BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Steve Massa, Library Technical Assistant III on: The Mystery of "The Girls in 509." (more...)

    Theater J Extends Neil Simon's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRSTheater J Extends Neil Simon's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

    Reacting to enthusiastic critical and audience response, Theater J is extending the run of its current production of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs by one week, to May 14.   (more...)

    Photo Flash: Theatreworks Silicon Valley presents Musical RAGSPhoto Flash: Theatreworks Silicon Valley presents Musical RAGS
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

    TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with a musical saga of immigrant America, Rags. From the creators of Fiddler on the Roof and Wicked, this exhilarating musical follows the journey of Jewish immigrants Rebecca and her son David, who find themselves navigating the teeming, turn-of-the-century tenements of New York. A soaring, tuneful score (music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz) illuminates this sweeping saga (book by Joseph Stein) of dreams and disillusions, love lost and inspiration found, and the heart and soul of the American character. It was declared "A winner, warm and witty. You are tempted to rise cheering," by The Mercury News. Rags will be directed by TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, who notes "this production could not be timelier. As America debates immigration policies, what better time to present this deeper look at the newcomer's experience." Performances are April 5-30 (press opening: April 8) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($35-$86) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.orgor call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

    Neil Simon's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS to Play Theater J This SpringNeil Simon's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS to Play Theater J This Spring
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

    Starting in the 1950's everyone knew that Neil Simon could write hilarious jokes and craft entertaining comedies. But in 1983, when Brighton Beach Memoirs premiered on Broadway, it became abundantly clear that Simon's heart is as robust as his funny bone. The first of his "Eugene trilogy" of semi-autobiographical plays, Brighton Beach Memoirs runs at Theater J from April 5-May 7, 2017. (more...)

    TheatreWorks Immigrant Saga RAGS Comes to Mountain ViewTheatreWorks Immigrant Saga RAGS Comes to Mountain View
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

    TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with a musical saga of immigrant America, Rags. From the creators of Fiddler on the Roof and Wicked, this exhilarating musical follows the journey of Jewish immigrants Rebecca and her son David, who find themselves navigating the teeming, turn-of-the-century tenements of New York. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Revisits LITTLE ME on Opening NightPhoto Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Revisits LITTLE ME on Opening Night
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

    Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the continuation of the fourth season of Chicago's hit "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Little Me, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and book by Neil Simon based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Linda Madonia, choreography by Craig Miller with special guest choreography by veteran Bob Fosse dancer Jane Lanier and starring Jeff Award-winner Matt Crowle. Porchlight Revisits Little Me is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, Feb. 28 through Thursday, March 2 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's The Scottsboro Boys (previews begin Friday, Feb. 3) at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets for Little Me are $35. All tickets include access to the popular pre-performance event, Behind the Show Backstory, a multimedia presentation, created and hosted by Weber that discusses that evening's production including the show's creative history, backstage gossip and the state of the art on Broadway that season. Single tickets to Little Me are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Stage 773 box office, 773.327.5252.  (more...)

    Matt Crowle to Star in Porchlight Revisits' LITTLE MEMatt Crowle to Star in Porchlight Revisits' LITTLE ME
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

    Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the continuation of the fourth season of Chicago's hit "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Little Me, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and book by Neil Simon based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, with direction by Porchlight Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Linda Madonia, choreography by Craig Miller with special guest choreography by veteran Bob Fosse dancer Jane Lanier and starring Jeff Award-winner Matt Crowle.  (more...)

    LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Opens at Laurel Mill PlayhouseLAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Opens at Laurel Mill Playhouse
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

    Inspired by Neil Simon's early career experience as a junior writer for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Sid Caesar-like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including Simon's alter-ego Lucas Brinkman, who maintains a running commentary on the writing, fighting, and wacky antics which take place in the writer's room.  (more...)

    NEIL SIMON'S LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Opens 3/3 at Little Fish TheatreNEIL SIMON'S LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Opens 3/3 at Little Fish Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

     Laughter on the 23rd Floor marks the second production of Little Fish Theatre's exciting 2017 Season. Written by Emmy, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize-winner Neil Simon, this show is a perfect combination of material and talent, and will have audiences rolling in the aisles.  Directed by Holly Baker-Kreiswirth, Laughter opens on March 3 and runs for 5 fun-filled weeks. (more...)

    BWW Review: Desert Theatreworks' 45 SECONDS FROM BROADWAY is Howlingly FunnyBWW Review: Desert Theatreworks' 45 SECONDS FROM BROADWAY is Howlingly Funny
    by Audrey Liebross - Feb 1, 2017

    Desert Theatreworks' (DTW's) production of 45 SECONDS FROM BROADWAY is a hoot. Thanks to Lance Phillips-Martinez's imaginative direction and the Broadway-quality lead performances (backed by an able supporting cast), theatregoers are almost guaranteed to laugh their heads off. (more...)

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