Date of Birth: October 27, 1951 (68)

Birth Place: Wharton, TX, USA
BWW Reviews: Emotional THE COLOR PURPLE at Karamu
by Roy Berko - Oct 14, 2012

THE COLOR PURPLE, which is an appropriate selection for Karamu's mission, gets a good, but somewhat flawed production, filled with some wonderful singing and acting. (more...)

The Goodman Adds Five Performances to SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

Goodman Theatre adds five performances of Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams, extending through October 28 with its current company intact. Chicago native director David Cromer's production stars Academy Award nominee Diane Lane as Alexandra del Lago, an aging Hollywood screen siren on a journey with an unlikely soul mate, and Broadway's Finn Wittrock as Chance Wayne, an ineffectual drifter whose youth and promise have begun to fade. (more...)

BWW Exclusive STAGE ART- INTO THE WOODS!
by BWW - Sep 17, 2012

This week - it's all about INTO THE WOODS! The Public Theater's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS, part of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte, opened on August 9th and stars Donna Murphy, Amy Adams, Denis O'Hare, Jessie Mueller and Chip Zien. Will the show transfer to Broadway? Stay tuned! (more...)

Diane Lane and Finn Wittrock Star in Goodman Theatre's SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, Beginning Tonight, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

"We are all civilized people, which means that we are all savages at heart but observing a few amenities of civilized behavior,' writes Tennessee Williams in his introduction to Sweet Bird of Youth. Goodman Theatre opens its 2012/2013 Season with a major revival of Williams' 1959 play directed by Chicago native David Cromer. As previously announced, Academy Award nominee Diane Lane portrays Alexandra del Lago, an aging Hollywood screen siren on a journey with an unlikely soul mate, Chance Wayne (Broadway's Finn Wittrock)-an ineffectual drifter whose youth and promise have begun to fade. (more...)

Diane Lane and Finn Wittrock Star in Goodman Theatre's SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, Beginning 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

"We are all civilized people, which means that we are all savages at heart but observing a few amenities of civilized behavior,' writes Tennessee Williams in his introduction to Sweet Bird of Youth. Goodman Theatre opens its 2012/2013 Season with a major revival of Williams' 1959 play directed by Chicago native David Cromer. As previously announced, Academy Award nominee Diane Lane portrays Alexandra del Lago, an aging Hollywood screen siren on a journey with an unlikely soul mate, Chance Wayne (Broadway's Finn Wittrock)-an ineffectual drifter whose youth and promise have begun to fade. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Heading to Broadway in Spring 2013?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

The Public Theater's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS, part of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte opened last week, August 9th to mixed reveiews from critics. Now according to the New York Times, the show is still 'pursuing a possible Broadway transfer.' Producer Joey Parnes is currently working to bring the show to Broadway in late winter or spring of 2013. (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of INTO THE WOODS on Opening Night- Amy Adams, Denis O'Hare, Donna Murphy and More - Plus Opening Night Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2012

The Public Theater's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS, part of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte opened last night, August 9th. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there on opening night to interview the cast! Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: INTO THE WOODS Red Carpet Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Aug 10, 2012

Check out photos of the show's opening night guests on the red carpet! (more...)

Photo Coverage: INTO THE WOODS Opening Night Party!
by Walter McBride - Aug 10, 2012

Check out photos of the cast and creative team at the production's opening night party! (more...)

Photo Coverage: INTO THE WOODS Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - Aug 10, 2012

The Public Theater's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS, part of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte opened last night, August 9th. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all the excitement of the evening. Check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows below! (more...)

Review Roundup: The Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS in Central Park - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Aug 9, 2012

The Public Theater's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS, part of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte, officially opened tonight, August 9. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW TV First Look: Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS in Central Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2012

The Public Theater's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS, part of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte, will officially open tonight, August 9. BWW has a first look at footage from the highly anticipated production! (more...)

Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS Opens Tonight in Central Park!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that it will extend Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS one final week through Saturday, September 1. The Shakespeare in the Park production, part of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte, will officially open on Thursday, August 9. (more...)

Cooper Grodin Out of INTO THE WOODS with Appendicitis; Paris Remillard Steps In
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2012

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Broadway veteran Paris Remillard has temporarily joined the cast of The Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS as 'Rapunzel's Prince.' Remillard is filling in for Cooper Grodin, who has been out of the show because of appendicitis. A Public Theater representative revealed that Grodin 'will be back very soon.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at INTO THE WOODS in Central Park; Extended Through 9/1!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that it will extend Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS one final week through Saturday, September 1. The Shakespeare in the Park production, part of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte, will officially open on Thursday, August 9. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Amy Adams Talks INTO THE WOODS on 'Live with Kelly'
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2012

The Public Theater is currently presenting the Shakespeare in the Park production of INTO THE WOODS at the Delacorte Theater. Directed by Timothy Sheader with co-direction by Liam Steel, INTO THE WOODS is running for five weeks through Saturday, August 25, with an official press opening on Thursday, August 9. In the video below, Amy Adams, who plays 'The Baker's Wife,' chats about what it's like starring in the production. Click below to hear what she has to say! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: First Look at Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS in Central Park; Family-Friendly Matinee 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

The Public Theater announced today that there will be a special family-friendly matinee of the free Shakespeare in the Park production of INTO THE WOODS on Wednesday, August 22 at 3 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater. This matinee is designed to engage younger audiences and to serve families unable to attend evening performances. The 95-minute production will comprise act one only of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS. There will still be an 8 p.m. evening performance of INTO THE WOODS on August 22. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production with a photo preview of the cast in action below! (more...)

Public's INTO THE WOODS Headed to Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre?
by Rialto Chatter - Jul 27, 2012

Is the Public's Shakespeare in the Park production of INTO THE WOODS headed for 45th Street? The New York Post's Michael Riedel says today that the show is raising money and looking toward the Hirschfeld Theatre, which currently houses a limited return run of FELA!; the Fela Kuti-inspired musical closes August 4 and no other show is lined up as of yet. (more...)

Breaking News: The Public Theater Postpones First Preview of INTO THE WOODS Due to Weather Delays
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that the first preview of INTO THE WOODS at the Delacorte Theater on Monday, July 23, has been postponed due to weather delays. The first preview will now take place on Tuesday, July 24 at 8:00p.m. (more...)

Glenn Close to Voice 'The Giant' in Public Theater's INTO THE WOODS in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

The Public Theater will begin previews on Monday, July 23 for Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical INTO THE WOODS, the second show of The Public's 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Directed by Timothy Sheader with co-direction by Liam Steel, INTO THE WOODS will continue for five weeks through Saturday, August 25, with an official press opening on Thursday, August 9. (more...)

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