Date of Birth: November 16, 1942 (76)

Birth Place: Pontiac, MI, USA
BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'A Number' from the HALF TIME Cast Recording!BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'A Number' from the HALF TIME Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sony Masterworks Broadway will release HALF TIME (ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING), with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean tomorrow, August 2.  Produced by Scott M. Riesett (Ain't Too Proud, The Prom) and Matthew Sklar, the album features music from the Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin-written musical, which made its 2018 debut at Paper Mill Playhouse and tells the uplifting true story of ten New Jersey seniors with extraordinary dreams.  (more...)

VIDEO: Turn Things Around with Highlights from Record Breaking BROADWAY BACKWARDSVIDEO: Turn Things Around with Highlights from Record Breaking BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Stage Tube - Mar 13, 2019

A bevy of Broadway's brightest stars joined a sold-out audience on March 11, 2019, to celebrate and motivate the LGBTQ community and its allies through gender-reversed renditions of beloved show tunes, spectacular choreography and a record-breaking fundraising total at Broadway Backwards. Check out highlights from the evening below! (more...)

BWW TV: Andrea McArdle Gives a Sneak Peek of Sondheim/Hamlisch Show at Feinstein's/54 Below!BWW TV: Andrea McArdle Gives a Sneak Peek of Sondheim/Hamlisch Show at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2018

Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie, two of Broadways most endearing leading ladies, who starred in two of Broadway's most iconic shows (Annie and A Chorus Line) will bring their ever vibrant talent and personal connection to this celebration of two of Americas most beloved musical theatre composers: Stephen Sondheim and Marvin Hamlisch. The duo will come to Feinstein's/54 Below on January 1-5, 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day. July 25: A CHORUS LINE Lands on Broadway!VIDEO: On This Day. July 25: A CHORUS LINE Lands on Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 25, 2018

On this day in 1975, the landmark musical, A Chorus Line, celebrated its opening night on Broadway! (more...)

VIDEO: Age is Just a Number! First Look at the Cast of HALF TIME in ActionVIDEO: Age is Just a Number! First Look at the Cast of HALF TIME in Action
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse's Half Time is thrilling audiences out in New Jersey, watch the latest teaser below for a look at the cast grooving and moving! (more...)

BWW TV: The Cast of Paper Mill's HALF TIME Puts on Their Dancing Shoes for a Sneak Peek!BWW TV: The Cast of Paper Mill's HALF TIME Puts on Their Dancing Shoes for a Sneak Peek!
by TV - Press Previews - May 19, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Paper Mill Playhouse's HALF TIME in Rehearsal!BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Paper Mill Playhouse's HALF TIME in Rehearsal!
by TV - Press Previews - May 18, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean.  (more...)

VIDEO: Grab Your Grandma and Enter Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Generations' Contest to Win Tickets to HALF TIME, Season SubscriptionVIDEO: Grab Your Grandma and Enter Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Generations' Contest to Win Tickets to HALF TIME, Season Subscription
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, will host an online contest to promote their production of HALF TIME, the new musical about not acting your age. 'Generations,' The Half Time Dance Contest is a social contest where participants will film a video of multiple generations of their family dancing to whatever music moves them. Can your grandma twerk? Can your dad pop and lock? Can you teach a parent how to dance? We want to see it! (more...)

VIDEO: Tim Rogan, Britney Coleman, Donna McKechnie and More in New Trailer for THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena StageVIDEO: Tim Rogan, Britney Coleman, Donna McKechnie and More in New Trailer for THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents The Pajama Game, directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adlerand Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Featuring Musical Direction by James Cunningham and Choreography by Parker Esse, The Pajama Game runs now through December 24 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage. Check out a brand-new trailer for the show below! (more...)

BWW TV: Donna McKechnie Chats A VISIT WITH KANDER AND EBB Cabaret at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2016

Donna McKechnie is bringing her world premiere show A VISIT WITH KANDER AND EBB to Feinstein's/54 Below from April 19 to 22. Click below to hear her talk about the upcoming event! (more...)

Video Throwback: Watch THANKSGIVING THE MUSICAL, Starring ROA's Lauren Molina
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2015

Below, celebrate the holiday with a 3 minute musical, titled THANKSGIVING: THE MUSICAL, featuring ROCK OF AGES star Lauren Molina, as well as Michele Mais. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kaye Ballard's Never-Before-Seen Performance of 'Maybe This Time' from Rick McKay
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2015

Rick McKay's new film Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age will be out next year -- support his Broadway Trilogy by making a tax-deductible donation here, and be sure to watch the trailer for the upcoming installment! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: See Donna McKechnie and More in Highlights from IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe
by TV - On the Road - Sep 25, 2015

The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production opened last night, September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015. Below, watch highlights of the 10 dance vignettes, featuring Donna McKechnie and more! (more...)

BWW TV: Happy 40th! HAMILTON Cast Sings 'What I Did for Love' in Honor of A CHORUS LINE's 40th Anniversary
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2015

Today, Broadway celebrates the 40th anniversary of the opening of one of the most iconic musicals of all time. Below, take a look back at the performance, and watch as the original cast of A CHORUS LINE joins the HAMILTON cast on stage! (more...)

VIDEO: Katharine McPhee Talks SMASH Reunion: 'I Think It's Very Likely They Can Turn it Into a Musical'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 15, 2015

Katharine McPhee spoke exclusively to PEOPLE about the recent 'Smash' one-night only landmark event benefitting The Actors Fund (more...)

BWW TV: BOMBSHELL Highlights! Katharine McPhee & Megan Hilty Strut Their Stuff for The Actors Fund
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2015

The concert presentation of the musical created within the NBC TV series 'Smash,' created by Theresa Rebeck, Bombshell, with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, directed byJoshua Bergasse and Scott Wittman with choreography by Joshua Bergasse and music direction by Marc Shaiman, a one-night only landmark event benefitting The Actors Fund, took place last night, June 8, 2015 at The Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway). BroadwayWorld has highlights from the event below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: More Clips from the BOMBSHELL Benefit Concert!
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2015

The concert presentation of the musical created within the NBC TV series 'Smash,' created by Theresa Rebeck, Bombshell, with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, directed byJoshua Bergasse and Scott Wittman with choreography by Joshua Bergasse and music direction by Marc Shaiman, a one-night only landmark event benefitting The Actors Fund, took place last, June 8, 2015 at TheMinskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway). Check out more highlights from the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from BOMBSHELL's Actors Fund Benefit Concert!
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2015

The concert presentation of the musical created within the NBC TV series 'Smash,' created by Theresa Rebeck, Bombshell, with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, directed by Joshua Bergasse and Scott Wittman with choreography by Joshua Bergasse and music direction by Marc Shaiman, a one-night only landmark event benefitting The Actors Fund, took place last, June 8, 2015 at The Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway). Check out some highlights from the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Katharine McPhee and Company Rehearse for BOMBSHELL
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2015

Katharine McPhee just posted a peek at the upcoming BOMBSHELL concert in rehearsal with the caption, 'Just a wee bit of rehearsal shenanigans...#mybrainisgoingntoexplode #smashreunion'. Click below to watch she and the team dance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Public's HAMILTON Pays Heartfelt Homage to A CHORUS LINE - Full Footage!
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2015

The Public Theater, 40 years to the night that A CHORUS LINE made its debut on this stage, celebrated the musical's milestone with a tribute from the cast of Hamilton last night, April 16. Click below to watch footage of the full homage, featuring the original cast of A CHORUS LINE, and check out photos here! (more...)

 1  2  3