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Terrence Mann Fan Community
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Community for fans of Terrence Mann
Welcome to a community dedicated to the multi-talented Terrence Mann. This is a place to discuss past, present, and future performances and appearances, be they on the Broadway stage, silver screen, or television.

We have just a few simple rules:

1. Be tasteful in what you post. The Mods reserve the right to delete any content we feel is not in the best interests of Mr. Mann, this community, and/or its members.

2. Please respect Terrence Mann's privacy. Absolutely no discussion of his personal life.

3. Use lj-cuts for large images (over 60KB or 500 pixels) and multiple images.

This blog community was created by fans for fans of Terrence Mann. mann_power is not an "official" site and has no direct contact with Mr. Mann, his agents or representatives.

Many thanks to ja_bucc and gehayi for suggesting the community name, which is not only pretty catchy but also hints at the title of Terrence Mann's single from Critters, "Power of the Night."

by Magelight

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Biography from Wikipedia:

Terrence Mann (born July 1, 1951) is an American actor and dancer who has been prominent on the Broadway stage for the past two decades.

Terrance Vaughan Mann made his Broadway debut in 1982 in the Tony Award-winning show Barnum (music by renowned Broadway writer Cy Coleman) at the St. James Theatre. He played the supporting role of Chester Lyman. However, he made his true break-through performance in the original Broadway cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats. He created the memorable lead role of the "playful" cat Rum Tum Tugger. In 1985, Mann played assistant choreographer Larry in Richard Attenborough's film version of A Chorus Line.

In 1987, he won the role of stoic Inspector Javert in the original Broadway cast of Les Misérables. His portrayal of Javert earned him his first Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role, a role which he would later reprise near the end of the musical's run at the Imperial Theater in 2003.

Mann earned his second Tony Award nomination in 1994 for his portrayal of the Beast in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. In 1997, Terrence created the role of Chauvelin in the Frank Wildhorn musical The Scarlet Pimpernel.

He has also starred in other musicals including: Rags (1986), Jerome Robbins' Broadway (1989), Getting Away with Murder (1996), and the 2000 Broadway revival of The Rocky Horror Show (in which he played Frank-N-Furter), in addition to the (then) off-Broadway show Assassins (1991). He also appeared in all four Critters films as an alien bounty hunter named Ug. He starred in the television soap opera All My Children as Earl Boyd in 1997. Mann played "Old Tom" in Paul Green's outdoor drama "The Lost Colony" in North Carolina, and later returned to his theatrical roots to direct the show for a few seasons.

Regional directing credits: 1776, The Sound of Music, Hello Dolly, Gypsy, Funny Girl, Show Boat, Camelot, Guys & Dolls, My Fair Lady, Dream Girls and Pirates of Penzance. Artistic Director of the North Carolina Theatre for ten years.

He starred in the Broadway musical Lennon, which opened the summer of 2005, and closed soon afterwards. He then travelled to Costa Mesa, California to appear in the world premiere of The Studio, written and directed by his brother-in-law Christopher d'Amboise, at South Coast Repertory in March, 2006.

Mann has made guest appearances on tv shows such as The Equalizer, Gargoyles (voice of Oberon), The Tick (voice), and Law & Order. His most recent role was a leading character on The Dresden Files as Hrothbert "Bob" of Bainbridge, a cursed ghost.

Mann is also credited with the creation of a musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, starring Noah Putterman. The musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet played at the Goodspeed Opera House and at the Ordway Theatre.

Mann is a distinguished professor in musical theater at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.

Terrence Mann is currently on Broadway at the Music Box Theater in the Tony Award winning revival of PIPPIN.

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