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His Broadway credits include: Mamma Mia! (Sky). Off-Broadway: Disaster (Chad) directed by Denis Jones, Lucky Guy (Billy Ray u/s). TV: Lovestruck (DJ) for ABC Family. Workshops: Piece of My Heart (Bert Berns), Irma La Douce (with Katie Holmes) directed by Rob Ashford, Lempicka (Tadeusz) for Yale Rep, ... (read more)
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@zakresnick - 9/26/19 01:12pm this is what it will sound like in my head when I go crazy.


@zakresnick - 9/26/19 01:08pm My wife @AliCobrin gets a word of the day email every morning and today it was “milquetoast.” You’re welcome.


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Bio:
His Broadway credits include: Mamma Mia! (Sky). Off-Broadway: Disaster (Chad) directed by Denis Jones, Lucky Guy (Billy Ray u/s). TV: Lovestruck (DJ) for ABC Family. Workshops: Piece of My Heart (Bert Berns), Irma La Douce (with Katie Holmes) directed by Rob Ashford, Lempicka (Tadeusz) for Yale Rep, ... (read more)
Wake Up With BWW 2/19: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Opens, New FROZEN Cast Members Begin, and More!Wake Up With BWW 2/19: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Opens, New FROZEN Cast Members Begin, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Grab your coffee and catch up on today's top stories from around the Broadway World! (more...)

Jonah Platt Directs Carrie Manolakos in Reading of IRENA by Megan Cavallari & Kait KerriganJonah Platt Directs Carrie Manolakos in Reading of IRENA by Megan Cavallari & Kait Kerrigan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Carrie Manolakos stars in the title role of this first-look benefit performance of IRENA, a new musical by Megan Cavallari (The Game, Hot Shoe Shuffle) and Kait Kerrigan (The Mad Ones, The Bad Years), directed by Jonah Platt (Dog Sees God) at Temple Emanuel Beverly Hills on January 26th (7pm) & 27th (1pm). Proceeds from the event will go toward the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.1 (more...)

Photo Flash: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Brings The Holidays To The WallisPhoto Flash: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Brings The Holidays To The Wallis
by Lily Lim - Dec 20, 2018

Love Actually Live, a multimedia-concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time from the team behind Los Angeles' award-winning For The Record series, is featured this holiday season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, December 4, through Monday, December 31, 2018. Co-Produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Shane Scheel and Siobhan O'Neilland inspired by the Universal Pictures/Working Title motion picture written by Richard Curtis, this world-premiere production, presented by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group, transforms The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater into a giant, immersive, cinema for the modern day. The production, a one-of-a-kind presentation is performed live by an all-star cast and 15-piece orchestra, includes songs from the hit film, including 'Christmas Is All Around,' 'The Trouble with Love Is,' and 'Both Sides Now.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Star Studded Red Carpet And After Party of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At The WallisPhoto Coverage: Star Studded Red Carpet And After Party of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At The Wallis
by Lily Lim - Dec 20, 2018

Love Actually Live, a multimedia-concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time from the team behind Los Angeles' award-winning For The Record series, is featured this holiday season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, December 4, through Monday, December 31, 2018. Co-Produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Shane Scheel and Siobhan O'Neill and inspired by the Universal Pictures/Working Title motion picture written by Richard Curtis, this world-premiere production, presented by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group, transforms The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater into a giant, immersive, cinema for the modern day. The production, a one-of-a-kind presentation is performed live by an all-star cast and 15-piece orchestra, includes songs from the hit film, including 'Christmas Is All Around,' 'The Trouble with Love Is,' and 'Both Sides Now.' (more...)

BWW Review: Love is Everywhere in LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE at The WallisBWW Review: Love is Everywhere in LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE at The Wallis
by Ellen Dostal - Dec 16, 2018

The countdown to Christmas begins and ends with an all-out love blitz this year in For the Record's latest world premiere, LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, a hybrid entertainment that blends scenes from Richard Curtis' 2003 film Love Actually with live performances of the movie's soundtrack. Co-produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, it is a celebration of love in all its messy, complicated, wonderful glory in a Las Vegas-style vision designed to impress. (more...)

All-Star Cast Announced for World Premiere Production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE at The WallisAll-Star Cast Announced for World Premiere Production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Love Actually Live, a multimedia-concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time from the team behind Los Angeles' award-winning For The Record series, is featured this holiday season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, December 4, through Monday, December 31, 2018. Co-Produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Shane Scheel and Siobhan O'Neill and inspired by the Universal Pictures/Working Title motion picture written by Richard Curtis, this world-premiere production, presented by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group, transforms The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater into a giant, immersive, cinema for the modern day. The production, a one-of-a-kind presentation is performed live by an all-star cast and 15-piece orchestra, includes songs from the hit film, including "Christmas Is All Around," "The Trouble with Love Is," and "Both Sides Now.' (more...)

Steve Kazee, Rumer Willis, and More Lead LOVE ACTUALLY LIVESteve Kazee, Rumer Willis, and More Lead LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

As previously announced, this holiday season, the team behind Los Angeles' award-winning "For The Record" series returns to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with a multimedia-concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time, Love Actually. Inspired by the Universal Pictures/Working Title motion picture written by Richard Curtis, this world-premiere production of Love Actually Live, presented by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group, will transform The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater into a giant, immersive, cinema for the modern day. The production will include songs from the hit film, including "Christmas Is All Around," "The Trouble with Love Is," and "Both Sides Now." (more...)

BWW Review: A.C.T. Takes a Nice WALK ON THE MOON at Geary TheaterBWW Review: A.C.T. Takes a Nice WALK ON THE MOON at Geary Theater
by Robert Sokol - Jun 25, 2018

The new musical A WALK ON THE MOON, based on the 1999 film written by Pamela Gary, does a fine job of telling its story, and patrons will have a good time at this nice musical. In the era of making things great again are fine, good, and nice enuf? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A.C.T.'s A WALK ON THE MOONPhoto Flash: First Look at A.C.T.'s A WALK ON THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

A WALK ON THE MOON-based on the Miramax and Village Roadshow Pictures film of the same name-is currently making its world premiere at American Conservatory Theater's Geary Theater now through July 1, 2018. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A.C.T.'s A WALK ON THE MOONPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with A.C.T.'s A WALK ON THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Rehearsals are in full swing for the world-premiere musical A Walk on the Moon-based on the Miramax and Village Roadshow Pictures film of the same name-performing at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater June 9-July 1, 2018. (more...)

A.C.T. to Present the World-Premiere Musical A WALK ON THE MOONA.C.T. to Present the World-Premiere Musical A WALK ON THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Closing out the 2017-18 season, A.C.T. will present the world-premiere musical, A Walk on the Moon (June 6-July 1, 2018),based on the Miramax and Village Roadshow Pictures motion picture of the same name. In the summer of '69, America is on the brink of change. In the cities, crowds are protesting the Vietnam War. In the skies, Apollo 11 is speeding towards the first moon landing. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Theatre Forward Honors August Wilson, David Yazbek at Chairman's Awards GalaPhoto Coverage: Theatre Forward Honors August Wilson, David Yazbek at Chairman's Awards Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 10, 2018

Theatre Forward and Chairman John Thomopoulous just led a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala last night, April 9th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the work of Theatre Forward, currently celebrating its 40th Anniversary season, which is dedicated to advancing American theatres and its communities through its Educating Through Theatre and Advancing Strong Theatre initiatives. (more...)

Danny Burstein, Katrina Lenk, Ethan Slater, and More to Honor August Wilson and David Yazbek at Theatre Forward GalaDanny Burstein, Katrina Lenk, Ethan Slater, and More to Honor August Wilson and David Yazbek at Theatre Forward Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Theatre Forward and Chairman John Thomopoulous will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 9th at The Pierre New York. The works of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner AUGUST WILSON (Fences, The Piano Lesson, Jitney) will be honored this spring with the Legacy Award, Tony Award® nomineeDAVID YAZBEK (The Band's Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty) will be honored with the Creative Achievement Award. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'Photo Coverage: Shoshana Bean Performs Release Show for New Album 'Spectrum'
by Lily Lim - Mar 2, 2018

On Saturday, February 24, Shoshana Bean performed her album release show - Spectrum - at Ace Theater Downtown Los Angeles. Spectrum, Bean's fourth studio album which was released on February 9, is a fresh new take on the classic tradition of big band with arrangements by Grammy award-nominated arranger Alan Ferber. (more...)

Brief 2/19: Meet DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Taylor Trensch, Sneak Peek of Heidi Blickenstaff in FREAKY FRIDAY, and More!Brief 2/19: Meet DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Taylor Trensch, Sneak Peek of Heidi Blickenstaff in FREAKY FRIDAY, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: meet Dear Evan Hansen's Taylor Trensch in a new interview with Richard Ridge, get a sneak peek at Heidi Blickenstaff in Freaky Friday, and more! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 18th, 2018: Lena Hall Answers Your Questions, and More!BWW Morning Brief January 18th, 2018: Lena Hall Answers Your Questions, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: we asked Lena Hall your questions on a live broadcast on Facebook, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: LOVE ACTUALLY IN CONCERT At The Wallis AnnenbergPhoto Coverage: LOVE ACTUALLY IN CONCERT At The Wallis Annenberg
by Lily Lim - Dec 20, 2017

This holiday season, the team behind Los Angeles' beloved 'For The Record series returned to The Wallis with a sold-out concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most entertaining holiday movies of all time, Love Actually. (more...)

Steve Kazee and More to Star in LOVE ACTUALLY in Concert This Weekend in L.A.Steve Kazee and More to Star in LOVE ACTUALLY in Concert This Weekend in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

LOVE ACTUALLY IN CONCERT, directed by Anderson Davis with musical supervision by Jesse Vargas and produced by Shane School & Siobhan O'Neill, is coming to the Sorting Room at The Wallis this weekend, December 16-18, 2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 2nd, 2017 - STARS IN THE ALLEY, Drama Desk Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 2, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: Tituss Burgess hosts today's 2017 STARS IN THE ALLEY concert, while Michael Urie returns as host of this year's Drama Desk Awards on Sunday! (more...)

A.C.T. Nabs Five 2016 Theatre Bay Area Awards, Including Honor for CHESTER BAILEY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s world premiere production of Joseph Dougherty's Chester Bailey this past spring was the recipient three 2016 Theatre Bay Area Awards, including Outstanding World Premiere Play, Outstanding Production of a Play and Outstanding Lighting Design (Robert Hand). (more...)

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