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  • Category: Live theatre
  • Unveiled: 12 Aug 1993
  • Address:
    1799 Vine St
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Tommy Tune

Next star: John Huston
Previous star: Texas Guinan

Biography

Tommy Tune and Darcie Roberts in Busker Alley, 1995

Source: Freebase

Thomas James "Tommy" Tune (born February 28, 1939) is an American actor, dancer, singer, theatre director, -producer, and choreographer. Over the course of his career, he has won nine Tony Awards and the National Medal of Arts. 1965, Tune made his Broadway debut as a performer in the musical Baker Street. His first Broadway directing and choreography credits were for the original production of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas in 1978. He has gone on to direct or choreograph, or both, some eight Broadway musicals.

Fact file

  • Born: Thomas James Tune February 28, 1939 (age 76) Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, choreographer, dancer, singer, theatre director, producer
  • Years active: 1965–present
  • Website: http://www.tommytune.com/

Read more about Tommy Tune at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

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LA Times Entertainme, 2019-03-03 13:00:00
Hello, Dolly! Barbra Streisand plays the titular matchmaker in director Gene Kelly’s 1969 film version of the classic Broadway musical; with Walter Matthau, Tommy Tune, Michael Crawford and Louis Armstrong. LACMA, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Tue., 1 p.m. $2, $4. www.lacma.org Singin’...

Tommy Tune brings Broadway to Japan
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2017-06-11 20:27:31
Song-and-dance man Tommy Tune is known to theater lovers the world over for his long list of Broadway hits. Throughout his career, the 10-time Tony Award-winner has made it his mission to deliver Broadway to people wherever they live, including Japan, where Mo Rocca visited to watch Tune direct a ...

Off-Off Broadway: Tommy Tune in Japan
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2017-06-10 19:02:11
The song-and-dance man has made it his mission to deliver musical theater to people around the world, including Japan, where he directed an all-female production of "Grand Hotel"

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