David Ives is probably best known for his evenings of one-act comedies called All in the Timing and Time Flies. All in the Timing won the Outer Critics Circle Playwriting Award, ran for two years Off-Broadway, and in the 1995-96 season was the most performed play in the country after Shakespeare productions. His full-length plays include The School For Lies (adapted from Moliere's The Misanthrope and a major hit at New York's Classic Stage Company last spring); The Heir Apparent (an adaptation of J-F Regnard's comedy that was an audience and critical hit at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. this past fall); New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza, which won the prestigious Hull-Warriner Award; Is He Dead? (adapted from Mark Twain); White Christmas; Polish Joke; and Ancient History. He has translated Feydeau's classic farce A Flea in Her Ear, Yazmina Reza's drama A Spanish Play, and Pierre Corneille's 1643 comedy The Liar (also an enormous hit at the Shakespeare Theatre Company two years ago). David Ives is the author of three young-adult novels: Monsieur Eek, Scrib, andVoss, and he has adapted 32 American musicals for New York City's beloved Encores! series. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama and a former Guggenheim Fellow in playwriting, he lives in New York City.
BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Gets a Spooky Halloween Phone Call!BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for THE REAL THING with Rosie O'Donnell, Peter Gallagher & More!But, Wait! What? Halloween Edition: BroadwayWorld's Sally Henry Counts Down Top-10 Scariest Movie MusicalsVIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks New Holiday Album, Return to Broadway & MoreVIDEO: PAN-Demonium! Allison Williams, Sandy Duncan & Cathy Rigby Talk PETER PAN on 'Today'VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Plays Water Wars; Talks Broadway's CONSTELLATIONS on 'Tonight'VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks Return to CABARET, New Book, 'Good Wife' & More on LARRY KING NOWBWW TV: Chatting with Sting and the Cast of THE LAST SHIP on Opening Night!BWW TV Exclusive: In the Recording Studio for Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair's THE MORE THINGS CHANGE- 'More to Me'VIDEO: Ian McKellen Makes Guest Appearance in George Ezra's 'Listen to The Man' Music VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch New Trailer for DISGRACED on Broadway!STAGE TUBE: THE BAND WAGON's Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tracey Ullman & More Reveal Worst Onstage DisastersVIDEO: Tom Hanks LUCKY GUY Cabbie Surprises NBC's 'Today' ShowSTAGE TUBE: Iain Gives HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH a Double Thumbs Up!VIDEO: Josh Gad Sings to JIMMY KIMMEL 'Do You Want to Be a Snowman' for Halloween?
THE REAL THING Opens Tonight on Broadway
Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Lindsay Mendez & More to Star in Sondheim's SATURDAY NIGHT as Part of Musicals In Mufti Series
Breaking News: Stephen Daldry In Talks to Direct WICKED Film; Stephen Schwartz Announces Departure from HOUDINI Musical
James Moye, Kate Fahrner, Heidi Blickenstaff & More to Star in ELF at Paper Mill Playhouse