A.R. Gurney News

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  • The Adobe Theater to Stage Readings of LOVE LETTERS, 8/1-23, and DRIVING MISS DAISY, 8/22 & 24
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

    A potpourri of staged readings, to benefit much-needed upgrades to The Adobe Theater, will offer patrons the chance to see two great plays this August as presented by outstanding actors and New Mexico celebrities. (more...)

    Heart, The Four Tops, Nick Offerman, Joshua Bell, SYLVIA and More Set for Wells Fargo Center's Fall 2014 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

    After a year of performances in the newly renovated Ruth Finley Person Theater, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts kicks-off the fall season with a rich array of performers, speakers and family programming. The line-up features music legends like Steve Winwood, Heart, The Temptations and The Four Tops as well as unforgettable comedians Cheech and Chong and Nick Offerman. (more...)

    Marc Kudisch, Rebecca Henderson, Lizbeth Mackay & More to Star in Signature Theatre's THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN; Tickets On Sale 7/10
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

    Signature Theatre has announced casting for THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN by A.R. Gurney, directed by Lila Neugebauer. Tickets go on sale July 10. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs August 12 through September 21, 2014 with a September 4 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

    Marc Kudisch, Rebecca Henderson, Lizbeth Mackay & More to Star in Signature Theatre's THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN; Tickets On Sale 7/10
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

    Signature Theatre has announced casting for THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN by A.R. Gurney, directed by Lila Neugebauer. Tickets go on sale July 10. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs August 12 through September 21, 2014 with a September 4 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

    Lee Wilkof, Bobby Moreno and More Set for Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY and GRAND CONCOURSE
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

    Playwrights Horizons has announced initial casting for its upcoming 2014/2015 Season. The announcement includes casting for the first two shows of the season: initial casting for BOOTYCANDY, the New York premiere of a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (In the Continuum, Antebellum, Insurrection: Holding History); and initial casting for GRAND CONCOURSE, the World Premiere of a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature), directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion). (more...)

    NJ Rep Presents LUCKY ME by Robert Caisley, 7/31-8/31
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

    New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Lucky Me by Robert Caisley, directed by SuzAnne Barabas and starring Dan Grimaldi, Wendy Peace, Michael Irvin Pollard and Mark Light-Orr. (more...)

    Westport Country Playhouse to Honor A. R. Gurney and Arthur Levitt at A PERFECT PARTY Gala, 9/22
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

    Playwright A. R. ("Pete") Gurney, who has had 14 of his plays staged at Westport Country Playhouse, will be celebrated at the Playhouse's annual fundraiser, "A Perfect Party: A Gala Evening Honoring A. R. Gurney," on the evening of Monday, September 22. Westport's Arthur Levitt, a valued trustee and longtime supporter of the Playhouse, will also be honored with the Playhouse Leadership Award. (more...)

    David Adkins, Corinna May, Barbara Sims & Walton Wilson to Star in Berkshire Theatre Group's BENEFACTORS, 7/9-26
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

    Berkshire Theatre Group presents Michael Frayn's Benefactors, a summer stages critic's pick by The New York Times at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge. Opening Night is July 12 at 8pm. Preview performances begin on July 9 at 7pm and the production closes July 26 at 8pm. (more...)

    LOVE LETTERS, BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE and More Set for Delaware Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

    Delaware Theatre Company, under the artistic leadership of Bud Martin, announces the five-play lineup for its 36th anniversary season, including the return of Michael Learned, an East Coast premiere of a new work, a hilarious holiday comedy, a chilling retelling of a literary classic, and a heartwarming new musical in pre-Broadway development. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 6/17/14 - 'WE WERE YOUNG' Off-Broadway, Tower in MOTOWN, Cast Album Bonanza and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Jun 17, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID raises the curtain off-Broadway, MOTOWN gets a new 'Berry Gordy', a great selection of new cast albums hit the shelves and more! (more...)

    Producers Aiming to Open Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS in 2015; Tony Nominee Gregory Mosher to Direct & Anjelica Huston to Star?
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

    According to The New York Times, sources have confirmed that producers Nelle Nugent, Barbara Broccoli, and Fred Zollo are currently developing a Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney's two-character piece LOVE LTTERS, which is reportedly aiming to open at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in 2015. Tony nominee Gregory Mosher is attached to direct. (more...)

    Michael Cerveris and Laura Osnes to Join Randy Newman in Encores! FAUST: THE CONCERT, July 1
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

    Michael Cerveris, Isaiah Johnson, Randy Newman, Laura Osnes, Vonda Shepard, Brooklyn Shuck, Tony Vincent and Broadway Inspirational Voices have been cast in Randy Newman's Faust: The Concert, which will be performed on July 1 as the second Encores! Off-Center presentation of the 2014 season. Faust will be directed by Thomas Kail and choreographed by Marcos Santana. Jeanine Tesori is the Encores! Off-Center artistic director; Chris Fenwick is its music director. (more...)

    JACK LEMMON RETURNS Extends Through 7/20 at Royal George Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

    Due to popular demand, the World Premiere of Chris Lemmon in JACK LEMMON RETURNS, will be extended from June 25 through July 20 at The Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. After a brief hiatus starting June 8, the production that has been called 'A very classy solo tribute!' (Chicago Tribune); 'An honest, loving 'living memoir'!' (Chicago Sun-Times); and "An affectionate and all-together absorbing tribute!" (TimeOut Chicago) will return to Chicago for this strictly limited engagement. (more...)

    Joshua Cohen Named New General Manager of The Flea Theater
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

    The Flea Theater has announced the addition of two key members to the small but mighty Flea team. Joshua Cohen comes to The Flea following seven years at Roundabout Theatre Company, where he rose to the position of Manager for Financial Reporting. (more...)

    Fells Point Corner Theatre Announces 2014-15 Season Featuring SEMINAR, OTHER DESERT CITIES & More!
    by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

    ON OUR MAINSTAGE PUBLIC AFFAIRS by A. R. Gurney Directed by Lynda McClary (September 19 to October 12, 2014 - no show on Sunday, October 5th) SEMINAR by Theresa Rebeck (Baltimore Premiere) Directed by Steve Goldklang (November 14 to December 7, 2014) (more...)

    The Flea to Present Stephen Lang in BEYOND GLORY, 6/5-6
    by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

    The Flea Theater has announced Stephen Lang's BEYOND GLORY. Lang brings the stories of eight Medal of Honor recipients to the stage in this exciting one-man show adapted from Larry Smith's bestselling book, Beyond Glory. As a tribute to fallen soldiers, Lang has performed the show on military bases and on the floor of Congress as well as on Broadway. In the fall of 2013 filming began on a documentary Beyond Glory: Tour of Duty, following Lang as he toured the show throughout the Heartland and to the front lines in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Now he brings the show and the film crew to The Flea, in order to document the play in its entirety. (more...)

    Wells Fargo Center Announces 2014-2015 Season Featuring Music, Dance, Comedy & More
    by Jillian Gaier - May 21, 2014

    Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced 24 new shows for 2014-2015 featuring world-class performances in music, dance, comedy, speakers and family entertainment. For 33 years, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts has presented a popular and diverse range of outstanding performances for fans of all ages and diverse interests. Tickets will be available to members of Wells Fargo Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 20 and on sale to the general public on Friday, June 13 at noon. Tickets and memberships may be purchased online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600 and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

    Alexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting Announced
    by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

    Casting has been announced for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (more...)

    JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, GIDION'S KNOT & More Set for NextStop Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
    by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

    NextStop Theatre Company has announced the line up for their 2014/15 main stage season. The second season for the DC area's most talked about new theatre company features an eclectic mixture of titles that includes a contemporary comedy, a period drama, two musicals, a long running Off-Broadway hit, and a regional premiere. (more...)

    Playwrights Horizons Offers 'LIVEforFIVE' $5 Ticket Lottery for FLY BY NIGHT Today
    by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

    Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for up to two $5 tickets each to the New York premiere of FLY BY NIGHT: A NEW MUSICAL, conceived by Kim Rosenstock (Tigers Be Still); written by Will Connolly (performer, Once), Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of Our Parents, the upcoming film The Giver) and Ms. Rosenstock; choreographed by Sam Pinkleton (Mr. Burns at PH; Natasha, Pierre…); and directed by Carolyn Cantor (The Great God Pan and After the Revolution at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Flower Water). (more...)

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