A.R. Gurney News

Date of Birth: November 01, 1930 (86)
Birth Place: Buffalo, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with MORNING IN AMERICA at Primary StagesKristen Anderson-Lopez, Terrence McNally, Theresa Rebeck and More Respond to the 2016 Election with MORNING IN AMERICA at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Primary Stages has announced MORNING IN AMERICA, November 9, 9:00 AM - a series of one-minute monologues created by the Primary Stages community of playwrights in response to the 2016 election. (more...)

Vegas' Most Entertaining Couples to Appear in LOVE LETTERS at The Space 2/10 - 214Vegas' Most Entertaining Couples to Appear in LOVE LETTERS at The Space 2/10 - 214
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Grab your loved one and get your romance on with the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by A.R. Gurney, "Love Letters."  Featuring five couples from the Las Vegas entertainment community, "Love Letters" is the first play to debut at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court), the new community-driven, charity-based arts complex that opened on Jan. 5 in Las Vegas.  "Love Letters" is presented as a limited, five-day engagement Feb. 10 - Feb. 14, 2017.   (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Presents LOVE LETTERSLaguna Playhouse to Presents LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce a very special bonus event just in time for Valentines Day, Wendie Malick ("Hot in Cleveland," "Just Shoot Me") and Dan Lauria ("The Wonder Years." "Pitch") starring in LOVE LETTERS by A.R. Gurney.  "I have been wanting to bring Dan and Wendie to our stage ever since I started working here and now we have them together in the perfect show!" says Wareham.  LOVE LETTERS will perform for four performances only, Thursday, February 2 through Sunday, February 5, 2017 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Theatre Three to Walk A.R. Gurney's SYLVIA to the StageTheatre Three to Walk A.R. Gurney's SYLVIA to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Theatre Three presents Sylvia, written by A.R. Gurney and directed by Bradlee E. Bing. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World PremiereBerkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

Michael Emerson and January LaVoy Star in WAKEY, WAKEY at Signature TheatreMichael Emerson and January LaVoy Star in WAKEY, WAKEY at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Wakey, Wakey, written and directed by Lucille Lortel and Obie Award-winner Will Eno. Eno is a Residency Five playwright at Signature. (more...)

Joanna Gleason, Austin Pendleton and More to Lead New Works in Development at Westport Country PlayhouseJoanna Gleason, Austin Pendleton and More to Lead New Works in Development at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse continues its commitment to developing new plays and musicals with its New Works Initiative set for January and February. (more...)

Good Theater Presents 33 Days of Continuous TheaterGood Theater Presents 33 Days of Continuous Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Good Theater the professional company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland, will open its next main stage production, THE MAY QUEEN on January 25.  In addition the company will present three performances per week of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS.  From January 25-February 26, the company will offer 33 days of continuous theater giving nine performances per week. (more...)

Good Theater Presents LOVE LETTERSGood Theater Presents LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Love Letters by A.R. Gurney directed by Brian P. Allen, and presented by Good Theater January 29 - February 21.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Cody, John Scherer and More in Starry SYLVIA at Geva Theatre CenterPhoto Flash: First Look at Jennifer Cody, John Scherer and More in Starry SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the starry cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: Good Theater's LOVE LETTERS Plays Like Fine Chamber MusicBWW Review: Good Theater's LOVE LETTERS Plays Like Fine Chamber Music
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jan 8, 2017

A two character play in which the actors sit behind a desk and read from letters for eighty minutes poses a series of challenges to any director. What is it then that makes Brian P. Allen's new production of A.R. Gurney's 1989 drama, Love Letters, so completely mesmerizing? Not only is Gurney's writing poetic and poignant, but the production, which opened at Portland's Good Theater this past week starring Kathleen Kimball and Brian Allen (his role later assumed by Tony Reilly and then Steve Underwood), is so perfectly calibrated, so subtly interiorized that it resembles a fine chamber music performance. (more...)

Cast Set for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY at Signature TheatreCast Set for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere Signature Theatre production of Everybody, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Lila Neugebauer. (more...)

John Bolger, Suzzanne Douglas to Lead AMERICAN SON at George Street PlayhouseJohn Bolger, Suzzanne Douglas to Lead AMERICAN SON at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

George Street Playhouse today announced the cast of American Son, an award-winning, ripped-from-the-headlines drama, on stage February 7-26, 2017, at the New Brunswick theatre. (more...)

Hollywood Legends Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal to Star in LOVE LETTERSHollywood Legends Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal to Star in LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Hollywood legends and stars of Love Story, Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal will star in the upcoming UK tour of LOVE LETTERS at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 13 - Saturday 18 November 2017. (more...)

Hunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre CenterHunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5. (more...)

Hannah Bos to Bring Spirit of Invention Off-Broadway in THE LIGHT YEARS; Full Cast Announced!Hannah Bos to Bring Spirit of Invention Off-Broadway in THE LIGHT YEARS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE LIGHT YEARS, the world premiere of a new play written by Drama Desk Award winner Hannah Bos (The Open House, Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2) and Obie Award winner Paul Thureen (Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2), directed and developed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (Jacuzzi, The Open House, Blood Play), made by The Debate Society. (more...)

Annie Dow and Eddie Martinez to Star in FADE at Primary Stages; Cast Complete!Annie Dow and Eddie Martinez to Star in FADE at Primary Stages; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Primary Stages has announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of FADE, written by Tanya Saracho (Mala Hierba) and directed by Jerry Ruiz (Basilica). (more...)

GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Headed Off-Broadway in 2017GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Headed Off-Broadway in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank will present the New York premiere of the critically acclaimed Signature Theatre production of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). (more...)

Wendie Malick & Dan Lauria to Lead LOVE LETTERS at Laguna PlayhouseWendie Malick & Dan Lauria to Lead LOVE LETTERS at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham has announced a very special bonus event just in time for Valentines Day, Wendie Malick ('Hot in Cleveland,' 'Just Shoot Me') and Dan Lauria ('The Wonder Years.' 'Pitch') starring in LOVE LETTERS by A.R. Gurney. (more...)

Ma-Yi Theatre Company to Premiere Rock Musical PEER GYNT & THE NORWEGIAN HAPA BANDMa-Yi Theatre Company to Premiere Rock Musical PEER GYNT & THE NORWEGIAN HAPA BAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Asian-American Off-Broadway MA-YI THEATER COMPANY will present the World Premiere of PEER GYNT & the Norwegian Hapa Band, a new rock musical by Michi Barall, with music by Paul Lieber and Matt Park. (more...)

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