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Date Of Birth:
February 10, 1898
Date Of Death:
August 14, 1956 (58)
Birth Place:
Augsburg, GERMANY
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: February 10, 1898
Date of Death: August 14, 1956 (58)
Birth Place: Augsburg, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Who's Winning at the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards? Updating Live!Who's Winning at the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards? Updating Live!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

The Off-Broadway League tonight presents the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway at NYU Skirball Center. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the full list of winners below. Stay tuned to find out who will win big! (more...)

TheatreLAB Sets Fourth SeasonTheatreLAB Sets Fourth Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

? TheatreLAB, Richmond's home for unexpected and evocative performance, is thrilled to announce their 2016-2017 Season: Women at War. It is a season that celebrates stories of women at war with themselves and the world around them. A team of all women directors will lead the four MainStage shows, as well as TheatreLAB's secondary season, The Cellar Series, which will be a year-long festival of one-woman shows. (more...)

'ARTURO UI', 'MR. BURNS', SPRING AWAKENING Set for Wilbury Group's 2016-17 Season'ARTURO UI', 'MR. BURNS', SPRING AWAKENING Set for Wilbury Group's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The Wilbury Theatre Group's Founding Artistic Director Josh Short has announced the Group's 2016/17 season. (more...)

International Master Teachers to Offer Workshops in NY, LA, and PortlandInternational Master Teachers to Offer Workshops in NY, LA, and Portland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

International Master Teachers Paul Binnerts and Nancy Gabor, a disciple-cum-guru of Brechtian theater and a collaborator and confidant of the great Joseph Chaikin respectively, are thrilled to offer their wisdom and insights to American actors, theater professionals, or anyone looking to get onstage and tell a story. Their ESSENCE & PRESENCE workshops will be held from May 6-8 at Westbeth Artists Community in New York City, May 13-15 at Paloma Street Studios in Los Angeles, and May 20-22 at the Headwaters Theater in Portland, OR. Tickets to the workshops are available now at www.essenceandpresence.com. (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The European premiere of The New Group's critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, The Spoils, a razor-sharp new comedy written by and starring internationally acclaimed actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice), will transfer for a strictly limited season at London's Trafalgar Studios, from 27 May to 13 August, with press night on 2 June.  (more...)

Programa Talleres de Dramaturgia, Royal Court Theatre en LatinoamericaPrograma Talleres de Dramaturgia, Royal Court Theatre en Latinoamerica
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Informamos que esta abierta la convocatoria para participar del Programa Talleres de Dramaturgia Royal Court Theatre en Latinoamerica, que por primera vez se desarrollara en tres ciudades -Buenos Aires, Montevideo y Santiago de Chile- a lo largo de dos años. El Royal Court Theatre (Reino Unido) busca promover -a traves del International Playwrights Programme- el trabajo de dramaturgos emergentes de todo el mundo. (more...)

Who Was Lucille Lortel and Why Is There An Award Named For Her?Who Was Lucille Lortel and Why Is There An Award Named For Her?
by Michael Dale - Mar 31, 2016

With a career spanning seventy years in the theatre, Lucille Lortel's life mission was to help nurture emerging innovative playwrights. (more...)

Breaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY LeadBreaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY Lead
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be presented on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Pepperdine Theatre to Present THE THREEPENNY OPERAPepperdine Theatre to Present THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division Theatre Department will present Bertolt Brecht's groundbreaking musical The Threepenny Opera at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 through Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, April 9, at the Malibu campus' Smothers Theatre. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: USC's CHANTAL NCHAKOCollegiate Theatrics: USC's CHANTAL NCHAKO
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 15, 2016

A perfect example is Chantal Nchako, a native of Douala, Cameroon, and a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C. On her burgeoning resume, you will find such projects as The Vagina Monologues at New World Stages; All American Girls at the Actor's Temple; and Henry V at the Classical Theatre of Harlem. In addition, she starred as Agent Cooper in the feature film Raltat, which was nominated in the Pan African Film Festival. (more...)

Timothy Olyphant Stars in HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, Opening Tonight at Atlantic TheaterTimothy Olyphant Stars in HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, Opening Tonight at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

THE TALE OF THE DRAGON'S TAIL and More Set for Black Box Studios This MonthTHE TALE OF THE DRAGON'S TAIL and More Set for Black Box Studios This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Black Box Studios continues to serve the NJ arts community with their March programming, which kicked off with their fourth edition of Improv Bowl, and added performances of family favorite, The Tale of the Dragon's Tail.  This month's repertoire includes readings of classics by Bertolt Brecht, and the first Uncensored Adolescents at the Black Box Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Broadway 'Motel' Austin Pendleton to Helm FIDDLER for New Rep's 2016-17 SeasonBroadway 'Motel' Austin Pendleton to Helm FIDDLER for New Rep's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Featuring seven productions, New Rep's 2016-2017 season includes Regular Singing, the fourth and final play in Richard Nelson's Apple Family series, presented in collaboration with Stoneham Theatre; Good, CP Taylor's historical, political drama; Fiddler on the Roof, a revival of the Tony award- winning musical, featuring Jeremiah Kissel as Tevye and directed by original Broadway cast member Austin Pendleton; Thurgood, a one-man play featuring Johnny Lee Davenport as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; Brecht on Brecht, a play with music based on the collective works of Bertolt Brecht; Golda's Balcony, a one-woman play featuring Bobbie Steinbach as Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir; and The Gift Horse, a sharp comedy by nationally-acclaimed local playwright Lydia R. Diamond in a Boston-area premiere. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bree Bridger Talks Directing Mamet's DUCK VARIATIONS for Firecracker ProductionsBWW Interview: Bree Bridger Talks Directing Mamet's DUCK VARIATIONS for Firecracker Productions
by Katricia Lang - Mar 5, 2016

In David Mamet's THE DUCK VARIATIONS, two elderly men spend their time watching birds and making conversation that is often for those very same birds. Firecracker Productions gender-swaps the characters and fills the play with the virtues, flaws, dreams, and musings of two women (and two women actors). (more...)

WP Theater Announces The Pipeline Festival Complete LineupWP Theater Announces The Pipeline Festival Complete Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, is thrilled to announce the complete lineup for the inaugural Pipeline Festival, showcasing the work of the celebrated WP Lab residency for playwrights, directors and producers from March 24 - April 23 at the McGinn/ Cazale Theater at Broadway & 76th Street. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: USC's ASHLEY ESKEWCollegiate Theatrics: USC's ASHLEY ESKEW
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 1, 2016

Ashley Eskew – a native of Irvine, California, who did her undergraduate work at Northwestern University, where she earned a BS in Theater, with a certificate in Music Theater – is one such member of the rather rarefied group of aspiring actors earning advanced degrees from USC this year. (more...)

BWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2016: THE EVENTS Looks At A Modern Tragic PhenomenonBWW Review: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2016: THE EVENTS Looks At A Modern Tragic Phenomenon
by Barry Lenny - Feb 29, 2016

This is something a little different in Adelaide's theatre scene, so do go and experience it for yourself. (more...)

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, URINETOWN & More Set for NextStop Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonCATCH ME IF YOU CAN, URINETOWN & More Set for NextStop Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann announces NextStop Theatre Company's fourth professional season of theatre in the Dulles Corridor. (more...)

York Theater Company to Host Staged Reading of Erik Ransom's MORE THAN ALL THE WORLDYork Theater Company to Host Staged Reading of Erik Ransom's MORE THAN ALL THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director of York Theater Company has announced that as part of its Developmental Reading Series, it will present Erik Ransom's 'More Than All the World' an epic musical inspired by Christopher Marlowe's 'Edward II' directed by Rachel Klein ('Around the World in 80 Days', 'The Anthem') with music direction and arrangements by Andy Peterson ('Atomic'). The reading will take place on March 15th at 2PM. (more...)

SHUFFLE ALONG Director George C. Wolfe to be Honored at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 2016 GalaSHUFFLE ALONG Director George C. Wolfe to be Honored at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center has announced that award-winning stage and film director, playwright, and actor George C. Wolfe will receive the 16th Monte Cristo Award.  (more...)

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