Patti LuPone (born April 21, 1949 in Northport, Long Island, New York) is an American singer and actress. She is most famous stage for her Tony Award-winning roles in Evita (1979) and Gypsy (2008). LuPone has also appeared in the 1987 revival of Anything Goes and 2005 revival of Sweeney Todd. She has achieved iconic status for her involvement in productions of Les Miserables, Sunset Blvd., Noises Off, Company, Candide, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Oliver!, The Three Sisters, and Master Class.
Into The Woods may refer to
1. female-fronted rock/metal band
2. a Melbourne folk band
3. an international collaboration of snowsport instructor musicians It may also be an incorrect artist tag for a musical by Stephen Sondheim. 1. Formed in 2006 by Mike Watchorn and Alex 'Gooders' Goodwin from the ashes of previous projects. Over the course of the first year ITW gathered members for the remaining positions in the band and got down to writing, rehearsing and promotion ahead of its release.
Patrick Wilson (born July 3, 1973) is an Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated American theater and film actor and singer. Wilson had been in 5 theater productions including "The Full Monty" and "Oklahoma!" and 14 Flims including "The Phantom of the Opera" which earned him international attention. In June 2005, Wilson married Polish-American actress Dagmara Dominczyk, also a Carnegie Mellon graduate. (He graduated in 1995 with a drama degree; she graduated in 1998.) Their first child, Kalin Patrick Wilson, was born on June 23, 2006.
Kristin Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968) is an American soprano and actress. She released her fourth album and debut country album Some Lessons Learned on September 13, 2011. Chenoweth was born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma City University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in musical theater and a master's degree in opera performance. She is a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.
Stephen Schwartz was born in New York City on March 6, 1948. He studied piano and composition at the Juilliard School of Music while in high school and graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1968 with a B.F.A. in Drama. Upon coming back to live in New York City, he went to work as a producer for RCA Records, but shortly thereafter began to work in the Broadway theatre. His first major credit was the title song for the play Butterflies Are Free; the song was eventually used in the movie version as well.
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre. He has arguably been the most popular theatre composer of the late 20th century, with multiple showpieces which have run for more than a decade both on Broadway and in the West End. Throughout his career he has produced 16 musicals, 2 film scores, and a Latin requiem mass. He has also accumulated a number of honors, including seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Oscar, an International Emmy, six Olivier Awards, and a Golden Globe Award.
Elaine Paige née Bickerstaff OBE (born on 5 March 1948 in Barnet, Hertfordshire) is a well-known English singer and actress, primarily in musicals. Paige's first professional appearance was in the UK tour of the Anthony Newley/Leslie Bricusse musical The Roar of the Greasepaint—the Smell of the Crowd. She made her West End debut in Hair, and went on to featured roles in Jesus Christ Superstar, Nuts, Grease, and Billy (a musical adaptation of the film Billy Liar.)
Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 – April 23, 1986)
Was an American composer of popular music. Having written over 400 songs, a number of which have become known the world over, Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. His 1938 song "Over the Rainbow” was voted the twentieth century's No. 1 song by the Recording Industry Association of America Biography Arlen was born Hyman Arluck, in Buffalo, New York, the child of a Jewish cantor.
Colm Wilkinson originated the role of Jean Valjean, the main character in the very popular musical Les Miserables. He has also starred as Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar and performed in The Phantom of the Opera.
Richard O'Brien (born Richard Timothy Smith on March 25, 1942 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK) is a writer and performer. He is best known for writing the musical The Rocky Horror Show and its 1975 film adaptation The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which he played the character of Riff-Raff. The stage show has been in almost continuous production since, and the cinematic version is one of the best known and most ardently followed cult films of all time.