East Peoria, Ill., shooting: Three dead, including gunman, identified

East Peoria, Ill., shooting: Three dead, including gunman, identified

EAST PEORIA, Ill., June 16 (UPI) --Three people are dead after a shooting at an East Peoria, Ill., sports bar where a high school reunion was being held.
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Amy Poehler and Tina Fey may reunite for 'The Nest'

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey may reunite for 'The Nest'

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey may reunite for the upcoming comedy "The Nest."
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MGM planning 'Valley Girl' musical remake

MGM planning 'Valley Girl' musical remake

LOS ANGELES, June 3 (UPI) -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Wednesday confirmed Jason Moore will direct the musical reimagining of the 1983 Hollywood film "Valley Girl."

Carnegie Hall to welcome 'Springer' opera

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- New York's Carnegie Hall will soon be the site of two performances of "Jerry Springer -- The Opera," thanks to the efforts of two Broadway producers.

'Shrek the Musical' to debut in Seattle

SEATTLE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- "Shrek the Musical" is slated to make its world premiere at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle this summer ahead of its planned fall opening on Broadway.

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'Shrek' Broadway musical in the works

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- DreamWorks is turning its successful film "Shrek" into a Broadway musical, the New York Times reported Friday.

Broadway casting call with a drawl

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Before "Steel Magnolias" was a popular movie it was an off-Broadway play, and beginning in the fall it will be a Broadway revival.

'Steel Magnolias' to bow on Broadway

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Veteran producers have secured the rights to bring "Steel Magnolias" to Broadway for the first time, Daily Variety reported Friday.
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Jason Moore

Jason Moore (b. October 22, 1970) is an American director of theater and television. He was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas and later studied at Northwestern University.

In March 2003, Moore directed the musical Avenue Q, which opened Off-Broadway at New York's Vineyard Theatre. Music and lyrics were by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, and the book was by Jeff Whitty. After a strong critical reception, Avenue Q moved to Broadway's Golden Theatre in July 2003. He was nominated for a 2004 Tony Award for his direction of Avenue Q. Moore also directed productions of the musical in Las Vegas and London, and helmed the show's national tour.

Jason Moore and Jeff Whitty are working together on a new musical based on Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City." Moore also directed the 2005 Broadway revival of Steel Magnolias and Shrek the Musical which opened in 2008. His career began on Broadway as the resident director of Les Misérables at the Imperial Theater.

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