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Date Of Birth:
February 28, 1939 (82)
Birth Place:
Wichita Falls, TX, USA
Bio:
Tommy Tune is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer, and choreographer. Over the course of his career, he has won ten Tony Awards, the National Medal of Arts and has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1965, Tune made his Broadway debut as a performer in the ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 28, 1939 (82)

Birth Place: Wichita Falls, TX, USA

Bio:
Tommy Tune is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer, and choreographer. Over the course of his career, he has won ten Tony Awards, the National Medal of Arts and has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1965, Tune made his Broadway debut as a performer in the ... (read complete bio)
Broadway's Lawrence Leritz Joins ONE HOUR SERIES Photo Broadway's Lawrence Leritz Joins ONE HOUR SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021

Lawrence Leritz joins the free livestream event 'One-Hour Series' - to be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube on Monday, March 29 at 7pm EST.

10 Student Blogs to Check Out This Week - March 15-19, 2021 Photo 10 Student Blogs to Check Out This Week - March 15-19, 2021
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021

Read the latest from student bloggers Bea, Isabella, David, Aingea, and more!

Student Blog: Every Single Tony Awards, Ranked Photo Student Blog: Every Single Tony Awards, Ranked
by Student Blogger: Emily Earle - Mar 12, 2021

This week, I was so sick I couldn’t get out of bed. What’s a neurotic theatre kid to do? Watch every Tony Awards that I could find, of course. Shout out to MsPoochSmooch.

Off The Lane Announces The Ann Reinking Scholarship Photo Off The Lane Announces The Ann Reinking Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2021

Off The Lane announced today the formation of The Ann Reinking Scholarship, the first of which will be presented this November in conjunction with the birthday of the late legendary dancer/choreographer/teacher and actress Ann Reinking, who passed away last December.

Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame &  Photo Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame & More About The Gershwin Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!

BWW Review: Timmons Edwards Detects The Best in MURDER FOR TWO Photo BWW Review: Timmons Edwards Detects The Best in MURDER FOR TWO
by Herbert Paine - Feb 20, 2021

What happens when a world class theatre keeps the lights on, creating a comfortable and safe outdoor space during a world-wide pandemic? First, they hire top talent...and give them an award-winning murder mystery musical comedy ~ Kinosian and Blair's MURDER FOR TWO. featuring Seth Tucker and Toby Yatso. Runs through February 28th.

Wake Up With BWW 2/18: Seyi Omooba's Legal Action Against Curve Leicester Rejected, a Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/18: Seyi Omooba's Legal Action Against Curve Leicester Rejected, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2021

Today's top stories: Seyi Omooba's claims of religious discrimination by Leicester Curve were rejected by an employment tribunal,  Andrew Lloyd Webber talks Cinderella, his campaign to get theatres open safely, and more, plus Celia Rose Gooding and Lauren Patten reuinte in a conversation from TDF.

VIDEO: Casts of FOSSE and CHICAGO Reunite to Tribute Ann Reinking Photo VIDEO: Casts of FOSSE and CHICAGO Reunite to Tribute Ann Reinking
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2021

In December, Broadway lost one of its brightest stars in Ann Reinking, who sadly passed away at the age of 71. Her legacy live on though, as dancers from the Broadway and National touring companies of Fosse and Chicago have reunited to tribute her memory.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announces March Movies on the Argyros Plaza Photo Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announces March Movies on the Argyros Plaza
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced that movies are returning to the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza in March. Four true iconic films: HIDDEN FIGURES on March 5, THE LEGO MOVIE on March 6, ROMAN HOLIDAY on March 12 and HELLO, DOLLY! on March 13. Each a classic in its own right. All movies will be closed captioned.

VIDEO: Watch an Ann Reinking Tribute on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch an Ann Reinking Tribute on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with an Ann Reinking Celebration with Bebe Neuwirth, Rick Elice, Rob Fisher, Greg Butler, Maria DiDia, Caitlin Carter, Jim Borstleman, William Whitener.

25th Anniversary Season of Broadway Cabaret Series Postponed to Winter 2022 Photo 25th Anniversary Season of Broadway Cabaret Series Postponed to Winter 2022
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021

Old School Square has announced the postponement of its Broadway Cabaret series. Read their full statement here:

VIDEO Special: Broadway Celebrates the Legacy of the Late, Great Ann Reinking Photo VIDEO Special: Broadway Celebrates the Legacy of the Late, Great Ann Reinking
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 23, 2021

Just last month, Broadway lost one of its brightest stars in Ann Reinking, who sadly passed away at the age of 71. Ann, or Annie and she was called by those closest to her, leaves behind a legacy of greatness. 'We've lost a big icon in our craft...' said her friend and colleague Chita Rivera. 'But somewhere there is a light that shines, and that light is Annie. Now she shines within us and we have to keep that alive. We have to talk about her and think about her.'

Theatre Under The Stars Announces the TUTS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE CELEBRATION Photo Theatre Under The Stars Announces the TUTS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021

This morning, Theatre Under The Stars announced a special program ‚ÄĒ the¬†TUTS High School Musical Theatre Celebration¬†‚ÄĒ that will take place this spring in lieu of the 2021 Tommy Tune Awards program and show, which will not take place this year due to the ongoing pandemic.

Arthur P. Siccardi, Broadway Production Supervisor, Dies at 89 Photo Arthur P. Siccardi, Broadway Production Supervisor, Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020

Beloved Broadway production supervisor Arthur P. Siccardi has passed away at 89. Arthur P., II was one of the best-loved figures in the American theater, with a distinguished career as a production supervisor that spanned five decades working with the biggest stars, directors and producers on some of the best-known shows in Broadway history.

Billy Stritch, Tommy Tune and More Featured in AN 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF SONGWR Photo Billy Stritch, Tommy Tune and More Featured in AN 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF SONGWRITER MIKE STOLLER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020

On December 31 at 7 pm ET, 92Y will ring in 2021 with the streaming premiere An 80th Birthday Celebration of Songwriter Mike Stoller, a Lyrics & Lyricists Special Event from 2013. This magical concert will be released for the first time and available for free to audiences beyond the 900 people who packed the concert hall that night. 

BWW Flashback: Ann Reinking Recounts Memories of Her Career as One of Broadway's Most Photo BWW Flashback: Ann Reinking Recounts Memories of Her Career as One of Broadway's Most Legendary Dancers
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 15, 2020

Earlier this year, Ann was interviewed by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from her home in Arizona. During the hour of storytelling, she opened up about how she fell in love with dance as a young girl, recounted stories of her career on stage and screen, working with Bob Fosse, teaching young dancers across the country, and so much more.

BWW Flashback: Relive the Greatest Performances of the Late Ann Reinking Photo BWW Flashback: Relive the Greatest Performances of the Late Ann Reinking
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Broadway legend Ann Reinking has passed away, via the star's sister-in-law Dahrla Reinking. She was 71 years old.

Chita Rivera Reacts to Ann Reinking's Passing: 'The World Has Lost Such A Beautiful S Photo Chita Rivera Reacts to Ann Reinking's Passing: 'The World Has Lost Such A Beautiful Soul and Talent'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

Legendary dancer and fellow Fosse aficionado, Chita Rivera, reacted to the news of Ann Reinking's passing.

Breaking: Tony Winner and Broadway Legend Ann Reinking Passes Away at 71 Photo Breaking: Tony Winner and Broadway Legend Ann Reinking Passes Away at 71
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway legend Ann Reinking has passed away. She was 71 years old.

Broadway Rewind: GRAND HOTEL Returns with James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More! Photo Broadway Rewind: GRAND HOTEL Returns with James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2020

Today we rewind to 2018, when Encores brought Grand Hotel back to the stage. Originally produced under the title At the Grand (1958), with a score by Robert Wrightand George Forrest and book by Luther Davis, the production was revitalized in 1989 by director-choreographer Tommy Tune, with additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, for a Tony Award-winning run on Broadway.

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