Buffalo Grove to stage 'Peter and the
Buffalo Grove to stage 'Peter and the Starcatcher'Chicago Daily HeraldThe play is a theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's best-selling novels, and was conceived for the stage by directors Roger Rees and Alex Timbers and written by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker. From marauding pirates and ...
Posted on 3 October 2017 | 9:54 am
Finding Roger, Rick Elice's Memoir of Late
Broadway.comFinding Roger, Rick Elice's Memoir of Late Husband Roger Rees, Is ReleasedBroadway.comI have many thank-yous to make in my life, but my deepest will always be to that kind and gentle man, my beautiful husband, Roger Rees," Elice told Broadway.com. "The book is a love letter to that lovely fellow, and to the place where we first met, the ...
Posted on 2 October 2017 | 9:00 pm
The Broadway love story of two kings of the
New York PostThe Broadway love story of two kings of the Great White WayNew York PostThat afternoon, they received an email from Rick Elice, the Tony-nominated co-writer of “Jersey Boys,” letting them know that his partner of 33 years, Roger Rees, had glioblastoma — “a very s–tty brain cancer,” as Elice put it. “He's been struggling ...
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 5:02 am
Chris Tookey: Let's hear it for good, honest
The StageChris Tookey: Let's hear it for good, honest critics – they're an endangered speciesThe StageSusan Littler and Roger Rees in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby in 1980. Photo: Reg Wilson. Chris Tookey. Chris Tookey was movie critic for the Daily Mail for 20 years and before that the Sunday Telegraph. He currently writes for ...
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 11:01 pm
Ex-deputy pleads not guilty to sex abuse -
KIEMEx-deputy pleads not guilty to sex abuseEureka Times StandardDeputy District Attorney Roger Rees said Fisher's bail was set at $3 million. Fisher is being held on nine charges, including oral copulation with a minor 10 years or younger, sodomy with a child 10 years or younger and continuous sex with a minor ...Bail Set for Former Correctional Officer, Current Accused Child ...Lost Coast Outpostall 3 news articles »
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 8:33 pm
8 Highlights From Sir Patrick Stewart's
I was sad to hear of Roger Rees’s death in July. I know you worked with him many years ago in the RSC (and in "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," of course!) Could you share your favorite memory of him? Dear Roger Rees saw a preview of my one-man show ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 2:53 pm
2015 Celebrity Deaths
(Photo by Vince Bucci/Newsmakers) Actor Roger Rees Actor Roger Rees, the lanky Tony Award-winning Welsh-born actor and director who made his mark onstage as Nicholas Nickleby and became a mainstay on Broadway playing Gomez in "The Addams Family" and Chita ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Date and Location Set For Roger Rees'
A memorial for late Tony Award-winning actor Roger Rees will be held Sept. 21 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre, home of Disney's Aladdin. Rees died July 10 at the age of 71. He worked virtually to the last weeks of his life, appearing in the Broadway ...
Posted on 26 July 2015 | 1:48 am
Photo Flash: Remembering Roger Rees- Part
As we previously reported, Roger Rees, the legendary, Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, passed away last night at his home in New York City, after a brief journey with cancer. His husband,Rick Elice, and family and friends were ...
Posted on 13 July 2015 | 9:16 pm
Roger Rees, actor - obituary
Roger Rees, the actor, who has died aged 71, began his career with the Royal Shakespeare Company before moving to America and becoming a stalwart of television dramas, often playing upper-class Englishmen; but it was his mesmerising performance in the ...
Posted on 13 July 2015 | 3:24 am