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
    The Flea's Sold-Out, Late-Night Hit #serials@theflea Announces 2014 Dates
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

    #serials@theflea is a raucous late night play competition featuring The Bats and some of NYC's hottest young playwrights and directors. This event, which runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11pm*, includes 1 FREE beer with the purchase of a ticket. All tickets are only $12. (more...)

    Albee-Inspired MR. LANDING TAKES A FALL Begins 9/12 at The Flea
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

    Slightly Altered States Theater Company presents the World Premiere of MR. LANDING TAKES A FALL, an absurdist comedy by Sari Caine, directed by Sherri Eden Barber. 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). Previews begin September 12 at The Flea Theater with opening slated for Monday, September 22. (more...)

    The Adobe Theater to Present Staged Readings of Two Plays in August
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 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...)

    Signature Extends THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN, with Marc Kudisch & Rebecca Henderson, Through 9/28
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

    Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for 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 on Tuesday, 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). Limited $25 subsidized tickets remain for the production's initial run. Tickets during the extension week start at $55 each. (more...)

    Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Company of Signature Theatre's THE WAYSIDE MOTOR INN
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

    Signature Theatre will present The Wayside Motor Inn by A.R. Gurney and directed by Lila Neugebauer. 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 9thand 10th Avenues). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast and creative team in rehearsal! (more...)

    FLASH FRIDAY: Hats Off! An Elaine Stritch Memorial
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2014

    Today we are saluting one of Broadway's brassiest, bawdiest and best-loved leading ladies in honor of her death this week, the one and only Elaine Stritch. (more...)

    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...)

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