Date of Birth: May 03, 1961 (58)

Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
BWW Review: IDENTITY at El Barrio Artspace - Fascinating Tale of Growing Up Disabled and GayBWW Review: IDENTITY at El Barrio Artspace - Fascinating Tale of Growing Up Disabled and Gay
by Joe Lombardi - Mar 13, 2019

'Some people go to therapy to work out their stuff,' Nicholas Linnehan informs at the start of his autobiographical play, Identity. Not him. Instead, 'I write plays to fix myself.' Before the first scene even starts, his character named Mike is laying bare his emotions for the audience to see. A man with a mild case of cerebral palsy and disarthryic speech, he points out that he is different from us. 'And deep down inside, I guess I'm praying I'm really not.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At IDENTITY At El Barrio's ArtspacePhoto Flash: First Look At IDENTITY At El Barrio's Artspace
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

IDENTITY THEATER COMPANY is pleased to share with Broadway World a first look into IDENTITY, written by Nicholas Linnehan and directed by Christopher Scott. IDENTITY will play a three-week limited engagement from Friday, March 8th through Sunday, March 24th, 2019 at El Barrio's Artspace (215 E 99th St, New York, NY 10029). Opening night is Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: Night 3 of The 29th New York Cabaret Convention Celebrates the Effervescent and Eclectic Music of Jerry HermanBWW Review: Night 3 of The 29th New York Cabaret Convention Celebrates the Effervescent and Eclectic Music of Jerry Herman
by Eugene Ebner - Oct 14, 2018

The third night of performances at the Mabel Mercer Foundation's 29th Cabaret Convention was a feast for the eyes and ears. Hosted by the dynamic Klea Blackhurst, the full house of the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center gathered to witness the showcase of many powerhouse performances by cabaret greats, saluting the music of the incomparable Jerry Herman. (more...)

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12thLegendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Tuesday, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Mason Street Warehouse at The Saugatuck Center For The Arts--Here We Go Again for the Best Summer FunBWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Mason Street Warehouse at The Saugatuck Center For The Arts--Here We Go Again for the Best Summer Fun
by Julie Yolles - Jul 7, 2018

In a savvy marketing move and perfect way to kick off the summer theatre season, Mason Street Warehouse (MSW) at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts opened with the get-happy, ABBA-tribute musical Mamma Mia! now playing at MSW through July 15.  Once you've enjoyed it live-and-in-person at Mason Street Warehouse you can head to the movie theatre on July 20 for the Mamma Mia! movie sequel, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. (more...)

Tim Connell Returns to Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity RoomTim Connell Returns to Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Broadway performer, and Willow Grove, PA raised, Tim Connell returns to The Celebrity Room with a new show at the Celebrity Room at Dino's Backstage in Glenside, PA. Fans can get a chance to see Connell's new show There's This Thing...a musical reflection of life's hoopla on October 20 and 21. Returning with him is musical director and accompanist James Followell with direction by Steven Petrillo. (more...)

New Musical SPEAKEASY to Begin Performances in February at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Theater for the New City presents Speakeasy: John and Jane's Adventures in the Wonderland, a fantastical musical of Prohibition-era NYC queer life written and composed by Danny Ashkenasi. (more...)

New Musical SPEAKEASY to Receive Reading at TNC Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The creative team of Speakeasy: John and Jane Allison in the Wonderland, a fantastical musical of Prohibition-era NYC queer life written and composed by Danny Ashkenasi, has announced a free public reading to be held on Monday, December 7th at 7pm as part of Theater for the New City's 'New City, New Blood' Reading Series. Lissa Moira directs a cast of 14, including Camille Atkinson, Torian Brackett, Anne Bragg, Tim Connell*, Chris D'Amico, Darcy Dunn, Rosalie Graziano*, Bevin Bell Hall, Brian Michael Henry*, Brian C. Jones, Rebecca Marquardt, Bri Molloy, Allie Radice*, and Zach Wachter. Music direction by Jonathan Fox Powers. The reading will be held at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets) in New York City's East Village. For reservations and more information on the free reading, visit TNC. *Member, AEA. (more...)

URBAN STAGES Announces 20 Shows & 100-Plus Broadway and Cabaret Stars for 12-Day WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, December, 2-13
by Stephen Hanks - Oct 29, 2015

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, Peter Napolitano, Producer/Director of Musical Programming) today announced the line-up for this year's Award-Winning Musical event WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, which will begin Wednesday, December 2 and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through December 13, 2015 at Urban Stages Theatre. WINTER RHYTHMS 2015 marks the seventh year that Urban Stages has brought noted musical artists to its stage during the holiday period. The mission of Winter Rhythms is to bring the talents of known and unknown singers, musicians, lyricists and composers to the attention of the New York theater community while performing at Urban Stages Theater. Winner of the 2015 Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Series MAC Award, WINTER RHYTHMS benefits Urban Stages' acclaimed Outreach Program, which brings more than 200 free "arts in education" presentations to libraries and schools throughout the five boroughs. This year's event features 20 shows and more than 100 artists. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Tony Sheldon & More Set for Urban Stages' WINTER RHYTHMS 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Urban Stages announces the line-up for this year's Award Winning Musical event WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, which will begin Wednesday, December 2and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through December 13, 2015 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30thStreet, just East of 8th Avenue). Tickets are $25 per show and may be purchased by visiting urbanstages.org or by calling (866) 811-4111. For complete schedule information, visit urbanstages.org. (more...)

'ROUND MIDLIFE - A NEW MUSICAL Gets Reading at Abingdon Theater Arts Complex Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

'Round Midlife - A New Musical, with Book, Music, and Lyrics by David Brown, Lydia Gaston, Dave Hall and direction and additional material by Tim Connell will receive a staged reading for two nights only tonight, June 25th and Wednesday June 26th at 7:30pm at the Abingdon Theater Arts Complex - The Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, New York, NY. For reservations, call 917-620-7938. Tickets are $20. (more...)

'ROUND MIDLIFE - A NEW MUSICAL Gets Reading at Abingdon Theater Arts Complex, 6/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

'Round Midlife - A New Musical, with Book, Music, and Lyrics by David Brown, Lydia Gaston, Dave Hall and direction and additional material by Tim Connell will receive a staged reading for two nights only on Tuesday June 25th and Wednesday June 26th at 7:30pm at the Abingdon Theater Arts Complex - The Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, 312 W. 36th Street, New York, NY. For reservations, call 917-620-7938. Tickets are $20. (more...)

Jill Larson Hosts Urban Stages' 2013 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

Hosted by two-time Emmy nominee Jill Larson, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founder/ Artistic Director) and the Urban Stages Board, will honor the tireless work of the Urban Stages' Teaching Artist and their campers as they create the next generation of theatre professionals. Honorees include: Tim Connell, Cordis. Heard, Laura Lindsey, Heather Nielsen , Liz Parker, Meghan Santelli, Kathryn Swanson and J Lyn Thomas, tonight, May 13, 2013 at the historic Central Park Boathouse beginning at 6PM. (more...)

Jill Larson to Host Urban Stages' 2013 Gala, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2013

Hosted by two-time Emmy nominee Jill Larson, Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founder/ Artistic Director) and the Urban Stages Board, will honor the tireless work of the Urban Stages' Teaching Artist and their campers as they create the next generation of theatre professionals. Honorees include: Tim Connell, Cordis. Heard, Laura Lindsey, Heather Nielsen , Liz Parker, Meghan Santelli, Kathryn Swanson and J Lyn Thomas, on May 13, 2013 at the historic Central Park Boathouse beginning at 6PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Vital Theatre's A (TOOTH) FAIRY TALE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Vital Theatre Company has announced the return of past Vital favorite A (Tooth) Fairy Tale, opening March 16, 2013 at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre at 2162 Broadway at W 76th St. The show features book by author Ben Winters (Uncle Pirate [musical]; The Last Policeman; Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters [novels]), music and lyrics by Rick Hip-Flores (My New York), and direction by Linda Ames Key. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Vital Theatre Company Announces A (TOOTH) FAIRY TALE, Beginning 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

Vital Theatre Company is pleased to announce the return of past Vital favorite A (Tooth) Fairy Tale, opening March 16, 2013 at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre at 2162 Broadway at W 76th St. With a book by author Ben Winters (Uncle Pirate [musical]; The Last Policeman; Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters [novels]), music and lyrics by Rick Hip-Flores (My New York), and direction by Linda Ames Key. (more...)

Urban Stages Presents 20th Anniversary Celebration OCTOBERFEST, Oct 7-Nov 4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

Urban Stages brings its award-winning ON TOUR Series Off-Broadway. For more than 20 Years, Urban Stages has brought free original productions that are family-friendly, educational and extremely entertaining to libraries and schools throughout NYC's five boroughs. Urban Stages 20th Anniversary celebration, OCTOBERFEST, will take place from October 7- November 4, 2012 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 W 30 Street). All these performances are FREE to the public (with a suggested donation). (more...)

Urban Stages Presents 20th Anniversary Celebration OCTOBERFEST, Now thru Nov 4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2012

Urban Stages brings its award-winning ON TOUR Series Off-Broadway. For more than 20 Years, Urban Stages has brought free original productions that are family-friendly, educational and extremely entertaining to libraries and schools throughout NYC's five boroughs. Urban Stages 20th Anniversary celebration, OCTOBERFEST, will take place from today, October 7- November 4, 2012 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 W 30 Street). All these performances are FREE to the public (with a suggested donation). (more...)

Urban Stages Presents 20th Anniversary Celebration OCTOBERFEST, Oct 7-Nov 4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2012

Urban Stages brings its award-winning ON TOUR Series Off-Broadway. For more than 20 Years, Urban Stages has brought free original productions that are family-friendly, educational and extremely entertaining to libraries and schools throughout NYC's five boroughs. Urban Stages 20th Anniversary celebration, OCTOBERFEST, will take place from October 7- November 4, 2012 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 W 30 Street). All these performances are FREE to the public (with a suggested donation). (more...)

Silver Palm Awards Given At Close of South Florida Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2010

The Silver Palm Awards committee, founded three years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, has announced this years's 16 recipients, which include for the first time a husband and wife acting duo: Avi Hoffman and Laura Turnbull. (more...)

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