A.R. Gurney News

Also Credited As:
  • A.R. Gurney, Jr.

  • Date Of Birth:
    November 01, 1930 (83)
    Birth Place:
    Buffalo, NY, USA
    Gender:
    Male
    Kathryn Rossetter to Join Adam LeFevre in MR. LANDING TAKES A FALL, Begin. 9/12
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

    Kathryn Rossetter, who appeared on Broadway opposite Dustin Hoffman in Death Of a Salesman and is currently head of the MFA Acting Program at the New School for Drama, will join Adam LeFevre (Broadway's Footloose, Mamma Mia, Guys and Dolls) in the World Premiere of MR. LANDING TAKES A FALL, an absurdist comedy by Sari Caine. Inspired by Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, the play was a PlayPenn 2013 semi-finalist and short-listed for both the 24/7 (UK) and the Ronald Duncan Award (UK). It is produced by Slightly Altered States Theater Company and directed by Sherri Eden Barber. Previews begin September 12 at The Flea Theater with opening slated for Monday, September 22. (more...)

    Public Theatre to Launch PLAY PAL Program
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

    Solo Theatre Lovers Unite! Starting in October, The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre will launch its exciting new PLAY PAL program. The Public Theatre's PLAY PAL program is for people who love to go to the theatre, but often find themselves having no one to go with. Who needs a date when there are other solo theatre-lovers waiting for you at The Public Theatre? The Public Theatre's PLAY PAL program will connect solo theatre-goers with other solo theatre-lovers when they attend a 3pm Saturday matinee performance. (more...)

    Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 26, 2014

    In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on the grandest stages in the world. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

    Micheal Learned & Daniel Davis to Lead DTC's LOVE LETTERS
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

    Delaware Theatre Company has announced casting for the 2014-2015 season opener LOVE LETTERS. LOVE LETTERS will star Michael Learned from TV's 'The Waltons,' and Daniel Davis from TV's 'The Nanny'. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of AND I AND SILENCE
    by Jennifer Broski - Aug 26, 2014

    Signature Theatre presents the U.S. Premiere of And I and Silence by Naomi Wallace, directed by Caitlin McLeod. The production runs now through September 14, 2014. The show opened last night, August 25, in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

    LOVE LETTERS Box Office Opens Today at Brooks Atkinson Theatre; Adds Two Performances!
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

    The strictly limited engagement of Carol Burnett & Brian Dennehy in the Broadway production of LOVE LETTERS at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) will be extended for two additional performances: Saturday, November 8 at 2pm and 8pm. LOVE LETTERS begins performance Saturday, September 13, at 8pm, and tickets are now on sale at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre box office for the first Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances. (more...)

    Fells Point Corner Theatre to Kick Off 2014-15 Season with PUBLIC AFFAIRS, 9/12-10/4
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

    Fells Point Corner Theatre presents its 2014-2015 Season Opener -- PUBLIC AFFAIRS by A.R. Gurney, directed by Lynda McClary. (more...)

    From Fells Point Corner Theatre Presents PUBLIC AFFAIRS 9/12-10/04
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

    Fells Point Corner Theatre presents PUBLIC AFFAIRS as their first show of our 2014 - 2015 season, September 12-October 4, 2014. It is written by A.R. Gurney and directed by veteran director/writer/performer, Lynda McClary, PUBLIC AFFAIRS, two one-act comedies. (more...)

    Brooks Atkinson Box Office Opens Next Week for All-Star Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

    The Brooks Atkinson Theatre box office (256 West 47th Street) will open on Monday, August 25 at 10am, for tickets to the first Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS. A limited number of tickets for the Thursday, September 18, opening Night performance at 7pm, will be available for purchase. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN with Marc Kudisch, Rebecca Henderson & More
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

    Signature Theatre presents The Wayside Motor Inn by A.R. Gurney, directed by Lila Neugebauer. The production plays through Sunday, September 28, 2014, ahead of an official opening on Thursday, September 4 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Limited $25 subsidized tickets remain for the production's initial run. Tickets during the extension week start at $55 each. (more...)

    Playwrights Horizons Welcomes New Director of Marketing
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

    After a national search, Playwrights Horizons announced today the appointment of Kyle Sircus as the institution's new Director of Marketing. Beginning Monday, September 22, Mr. Sircus will join the acclaimed theater company direct from Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, CA, where he currently serves as Marketing Manager, a position created especially for him in July 2012. Mr. Sircus will lead the theater company's seven-person Marketing Department. (more...)

    BWW Interviews: VANESSA KAI
    by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Aug 13, 2014

    Once in a while you see an actor whose performance just blows you away. That happened when I saw A.R. Gurney's Far East for the third time and Vanessa Kai was cast as The Reader. A few years later I saw her perform in the physically demanding and emotionally wrenching two-person show, An Infinite Ache, about a couple who meet, marry and grow old together. (more...)

    Signature's THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN, with Marc Kudisch & Rebecca Henderson, Begins Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

    Signature Theatre presents The Wayside Motor Inn by A.R. Gurney, directed by Lila Neugebauer. The production will now play through Sunday, September 28, 2014. The Wayside Motor Inn begins performances tonight, August 12 and opens Thursday, September 4 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Utah Rep Inaugurates 2nd Stage Series with LOVE LETTERS
    by Blair Howell - Aug 10, 2014

    The first production in Utah Rep's 2nd Stage series is LOVE LETTERS, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The readers' theater drama stars two highly acclaimed Utah performers: Mark and April Fossen, under the direction of Chase Ramsey. (more...)

    Rover Dramawerks' 15th Season to Include 24-Hour Play Festivals and More
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

    Rover Dramawerks has announced their Fifteen Season of plays "off the beaten path." The fact that this will be their first full season in their new theatre venue makes this milestone anniversary even more special. Rover will present seven plays and two One Day Only 24-hour play festivals, starting with The Fourth Wall, by A. R. Gurney, directed by Andi Allen, running October 23 - November 15, 2014. (more...)

    SMOKE Begins Performances 8/22 at The Flea
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

    The Flea Theater will present the World Premiere of Kim Davies' SMOKE, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello (The Wundelsteipen) and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Previews begin August 22 with opening slated for September 7. Says Producing Director Carol Ostrow, "where 50 Shades of Grey dances on the surface of BDSM, Smoke cuts to the core. (more...)

    Cape May Stage to Present AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH JILL EIKENBERRY AND MICHAEL TUCKER, 8/19
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

    Cape May Stage, South Jersey's premiere Equity theatre, will welcome back two of its favorite performers: the husband-and-wife team of Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry. Beloved by Cape May audiences, this year these stars of NBC's L.A. Law return with a double header at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse on Monday, August 18 with the first show at 7 p.m. and an encore performance at 9 p.m. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BWW 8/1/14 - HAIR at the Hollywood Bowl, Edinburgh Fringe and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Aug 01, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: HAIR gets wild with an all-star cast at The Hollywood Bowl this weekend, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival launches in Scotland today! (more...)

    Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, Carol Burnett, Alan Alda & More Will Rotate Through All-Star Broadway Revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the Nederlander
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

    A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

    Westport Country Playhouse to Stage THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, 8/19-9/7
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

    Westport Country Playhouse will stage Alan Ayckbourn's romantic comedy, "Things We Do for Love," Tuesday, August 19 through Sunday, September 7, directed by Tony Award nominee John Tillinger, a veteran director of many Ayckbourn plays on Broadway and at the Playhouse. (more...)

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