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Date Of Birth:
October 01, 1957 (61)
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Date of Birth: October 01, 1957 (61)

Birth Place: Delaware, USA
Huntington's Largest-Ever Gala Shatters Fundraising RecordHuntington's Largest-Ever Gala Shatters Fundraising Record
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Huntington Theatre Company board and staff are celebrating the shattering of a fundraising record at the Spotlight Spectacular gala, Monday, May 7. Held at the Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama, the gala brought in $1.275 million to support the Huntington's operations for the fiscal year, including its broad range of education and community outreach programs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at North Coast Rep's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' is a roof-raising musical tribute to the black musicians of the '20s and '30s. Based on the signature Fats Waller song, this rousing musical revue takes audiences back to the glory days of the Harlem Renaissance when the Cotton Club and Savoy Ballroom served as playgrounds for high society. Scroll down for a first look at the show at North Coast Rep! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at North Coast Rep's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' is a roof-raising musical tribute to the black musicians of the '20s and '30s. Based on the signature Fats Waller song, this rousing musical revue takes audiences back to the glory days of the Harlem Renaissance when the Cotton Club and Savoy Ballroom served as playgrounds for high society. Scroll down for a first look at the show at North Coast Rep! (more...)

North Coast Rep to Present AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

?AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' is a roof-raising musical tribute to the black musicians of the '20s and '30s. Based on the signature Fats Waller song, this rousing musical revue takes audiences back to the glory days of the Harlem Renaissance when the Cotton Club and Savoy Ballroom served as playgrounds for high society. You'll be tapping your feet as five performers take you on a journey, presenting an evening of rowdy, raunchy, and humorous songs. Directed by Yvette Freeman, known for her work as a television actress in the medical drama series "ER", who replaced Nell Carter in the original Broadway production of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'. Later, Ms. Freeman went on to direct the show all over the country.  (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present WAY DOWNRIVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

A flood of Biblical proportions on the mighty Mississippi provides the dramatic backdrop to this gripping, edge-of-your-seat adventure. Adapted by Edward Morgan from the William Faulkner short story, 'Old Man,' WAY DOWNRIVER reveals an unlikely pair of souls who are bound together by the forces of nature. With honesty and humor, they struggle to overcome their fears and prejudice in order to survive their harrowing experience. You won't want to miss this exciting West Coast premiere. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents WAY DOWNRIVER, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

A flood of Biblical proportions on the mighty Mississippi provides the dramatic backdrop to this gripping, edge-of-your-seat adventure. Adapted by Edward Morgan from the William Faulkner short story, 'Old Man,' WAY DOWNRIVER reveals an unlikely pair of souls who are bound together by the forces of nature. With honesty and humor, they struggle to overcome their fears and prejudice in order to survive their harrowing experience. You won't want to miss this exciting West Coast premiere. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Present WAY DOWNRIVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

A flood of Biblical proportions on the mighty Mississippi provides the dramatic backdrop to this gripping, edge-of-your-seat adventure. Adapted by Edward Morgan from the William Faulkner short story, 'Old Man,' WAY DOWNRIVER reveals an unlikely pair of souls who are bound together by the forces of nature. With honesty and humor, they struggle to overcome their fears and prejudice in order to survive their harrowing experience. You won't want to miss this exciting West Coast premiere. (more...)

Yvette Freeman Appears at William Inge Theatre Festival, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Acclaimed actress and jazz vocalist Yvette Freeman shares her musical and dramatic talents during the 33rd annual William Inge Theatre Festival at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. Freeman will perform and appear at several events throughout the Inge Festival, which runs March 26-29 at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. (more...)

Yvette Freeman to Appear at William Inge Theatre Festival, 3/26 - 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Acclaimed actress and jazz vocalist Yvette Freeman shares her musical and dramatic talents during the 33rd annual William Inge Theatre Festival at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. Freeman will perform and appear at several events throughout the Inge Festival, which runs March 26-29 at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. (more...)

Lake Worth Playhouse to Stage AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Begin. 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

The Lake Worth Playhouse jives and wails with a musical tribute to the greats of the jazz era with Ain't Misbehavin,' a musical biography celebrating the life of Thomas 'Fats' Waller with humor and style. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Nominated for 35 IRNE Awards for 2012 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Huntington Theatre Company has received 35 IRNE Award nominations from the Independent Reviewers of New England, the most of any small or large theatre company in the region. The Committee recognized six of the eight productions the Huntington produced in 2012 with the following nominations. (more...)

2013 Independent Reviewers of New England Award Nominees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

2013 IRNE Nominations have been announced, as updated on the organization's Facebook page today, February 18, 2013. As of yet, no April date has been set for the awards ceremony. Scroll below for the full list of nominations! (more...)

Huntington's 2013 Spotlight Spectacular to Honor Judi & Douglas Krupp and David Cromer
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Huntington Theatre Company will honor longtime Huntington supporters Trustee Judi Krupp and her husband Douglas and visionary Our Town director David Cromer with its highest honor, the Wimberly Award, at the 2013 Spotlight Spectacular gala on Monday, April 22, 2013. The event begins at 6pm at the Park Plaza Castle. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Huntington Hits For the Cycle With MA RAINEY
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 25, 2012

The Huntington Theatre Company's production of MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM completes August Wilson's Century Cycle, ten plays that reflect the African-American experience in America by the decade throughout the 20th century. Yvette Freeman (NBC's ER) is a force of nature in the title role, and local actor Jason Bowen captivates as the hotheaded young trumpeter who personifies the Zeitgeist. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Yvette Freeman, et al. in HTC's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings August Wilson's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM. Click below to view the production shots! (more...)

L.A. Theatre Works to Air on KPFK Every Sunday Beginning 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

Tune in for "Dinah Was" on Sunday, March 25 and be there when 90.7 FM KPFK launches L.A. Theatre Works' weekly radio theater series in its new Sunday night time slot. Beginning March 25, L.A. Theatre Works will air on KPFK every Sunday from8 pm - 10 pm. (more...)

Yvette Freeman Opens in Huntington Theatre Co.'s MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM Tonight, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM Reading, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM Reading, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

THE DRAWER BOY, GEE'S BEND, BECKY'S NEW CAR & More Set for NCR's '10-'11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2011

Seven plays. Seven San Diego premieres. North Coast Repertory Theatre will light up the stage with a roster of imaginative, first-time productions during the 2010-2011 season. From laugh-filled, captivating comedies to explosive, thought-provoking dramas, Season 29 promises audiences a rewarding theatrical experience in an intimate setting. And there's more welcome news - subscriber ticket prices have been lowered for the season, so you can enjoy all seven plays and save. (more...)

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