'Assassins' reunion planned

'Assassins' reunion planned

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Mario Cantone, Michael Cerveris and Neil Patrick Harris will headline a benefit staging of the musical "Assassins," New York's Roundabout Theatre Company said.
'Once' up for 11 Tony Awards

'Once' up for 11 Tony Awards

NEW YORK, May 1 (UPI) -- The Irish musical "Once" led the field with 11 nominations when Tony Award nods were announced Tuesday in New York.
Parker is 'Hedda' back to Broadway

Parker is 'Hedda' back to Broadway

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- New York's Roundabout Theatre Company says Mary-Louise Parker will star in its new Broadway production of "Hedda Gabler."

Heavy, light legal turns earn Tony noms

NEW YORK, May 15 (UPI) -- Portrayals of serious and seriously funny lawyers were among the Tony Award performance nominees announced Tuesday in New York.

Donna Murphy joins 'LoveMusik' cast

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Two-time Tony award winner Donna Murphy has been chosen to headline in the epic romantic musical "LoveMusik" on Broadway this coming spring.

'Sweeney Todd' returns to Broadway

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Broadway is gearing up for a new revival of Stephen Sondheim's dark musical, "Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."

Patti LuPone returns to Broadway

NEW YORK, July 29 (UPI) -- Tony-winner Patti LuPone will play Mrs. Lovett in the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical "Sweeny Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."

'Passion' on 'Live from Lincoln Center'

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- "Live from Lincoln Center," the New York-based television series that offers live broadcasts begins its season in March with Stephen Sondheim's "Passion."

Booth acting family in vogue again

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- "The Booth Variations," a multi-media piece about the Booth acting clan, brought a member of the family to the New York stage for the second time this year.

Broadway musical extends run

NEW YORK, June 15 (UPI) -- The Tony-award winning musical revival of Steven Sondheim's Assassins will extend its run until Sept. 12, playbill.com reports.

'Wife' and 'Avenue Q' top Tonys

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- "I Am My Own Wife" won the top Tony award for a play Sunday night and the irrepressible "Avenue Q" won for best musical.

'Wicked' top Tony nominee with 10 nods

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- "Wicked," a Broadway musical about the origin of "Oz's" Wicked Witch of the West, is the top Tony Award nominee, earning nods in 10 categories.
Michael Cerveris
Actors Michael Cerveris and Patti LuPone take their Nov. 3, 2005 opening night curtain call bows in a new Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim musical "Sweeney Todd" (UPI photo/Ezio Petersen)

Michael Cerveris (born November 6, 1960) is an American singer, guitarist and actor.

Cerveris was raised in Huntington, West Virginia by a professor of music father and a dancer mother who met while students at the Juilliard School. He is a 1979 graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and a 1983 cum laude graduate of Yale University.

The star of multiple Broadway shows, Cerveris has played roles ranging from Tommy in The Who's Tommy, Thomas Andrews (designer of the R.M.S. Titanic) in Titanic: The Musical to John Wilkes Booth in Assassins. He first came to national attention as Ian Ware in the television series FAME. Around that time he began his film career with a few scenes as a singer in the movie Tokyo Pop. He offers his song from that film on his web page for free. He costarred in the film The Mexican alongside Julia Roberts and James Gandolfini, and guest starred in the hit tv shows CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (as Syd "Booth" Goggle aka The Strip Strangler) and 21 Jump Street, among others.

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