Blair Brown News

Philip Roth to Receive Inaugural Yaddo Artist Medal, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The artist community Yaddo announced today that the inaugural Yaddo Artist Medal will be presented to Pulitzer Prize winning author Philip Roth. Roth is set to receive the Yaddo Artist Medal, designed by internationally-acclaimed artist James Siena, at Yaddo's annual New York City Benefit on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). Alison Lurie, also a Pulitzer Prize recipient, former Yaddo resident and author of Foreign Affairs, will introduce Roth at the event. (more...)

Classic Stage Company to Host FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL Showcasing Caryl Churchill, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present its popular First Look Festival, a series of one-night only staged readings, this year focusing on the remarkable work of playwright Caryl Churchill, whose plays have provoked, captivated and astounded audiences since she burst onto the scene in the late 1960s. (more...)

Blair Brown, Michael Potts, Maureen Anderman and More Set for The Acting Company's NUDE WITH VIOLIN Reading, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Acting Company will present a staged reading of Nude with Violin, Noel Coward's satire on modern art, criticism, pretension and the value placed on art at 7 pm on Monday, March 24 at the Signature Theatre (Alice Griffin Jewel Box), 480 West 42nd Street (9th-10th Avenues). (more...)

Join Monotype and Pearson Education at SXSW Interactive for Type 3.0: Intelligent Type for Publishing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Steve Matteson, Monotype's creative type director, together with Blair Brown, associate director of design at Pearson Education, will present "Type 3.0: Intelligent Type for Publishing" as part of a panel discussion at the 2014 South By Southwest® (SXSW®) Interactive Conference and Festival, March 7-11, 2014, in Austin, Texas. From user experience to immersive reading, Steve and Blair will discuss the latest practices in choosing the right typefaces and layout to optimize a reader's digital experience. The presentation takes place on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the San Jacinto Ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. (more...)

Finalists Announced for 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize- Including Theresa Rebeck & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, now celebrating its thirty-sixth year. Chosen from over 100 submitted plays, the Finalists are (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ethan Hawke, Anne-Marie Duff & Cast of MACBETH Celebrate Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 23, 2013

The production, which features a cast of 27, opened learlier this week, Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Barry University Presents ROMEO & JULIET as Part of '450 Years of Shakespeare' Event, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Barry University Presents: 450 Years of Shakespeare (1564-2014), a two week collaborative celebration of the work of the world's most famous writer with presentations of Music, Art, Literature, Film and Theatre, culminating in the Department of Fine Arts production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, directed and adapted by Antonio Amadeo and John Manzelli. (more...)

Barry University to Present ROMEO & JULIET as Part of '450 Years of Shakespeare' Event, 10/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

Barry University Presents: 450 Years of Shakespeare (1564-2014), a two week collaborative celebration of the work of the world's most famous writer with presentations of Music, Art, Literature, Film and Theatre, culminating in the Department of Fine Arts production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, directed and adapted by Antonio Amadeo and John Manzelli. (more...)

Wendie Malick Leads Berkshire Playwrights Lab's Staged Reading of THE HANDYMAN Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

Berkshire Playwrights Lab will present a staged reading of Richard Dresser's The Handyman, directed by Joe Cacaci, today, August 7 at 7:30pm at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, Mass.). (more...)

Wendie Malick to Lead Berkshire Playwrights Lab's Staged Reading of THE HANDYMAN, 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Berkshire Playwrights Lab will present a staged reading of Richard Dresser's The Handyman, directed by Joe Cacaci, on Wednesday, August 7 at 7:30pm at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, Mass.). The cast will include Wendie Malick, currently co-starring in TV Land's Hot in Cleveland, Berkshire Playwrights Lab Co-Artistic Director Jim Frangione, and two other actors TBA. There is no charge for admission, however, Berkshire Playwrights Lab suggests a $10.00 donation to help offset its programming costs. For reservations, call 413.528.0100 or visit the Mahaiwe box office in person. (more...)

Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Present Anna Ziegler's LIFE SCIENCE, 6/19-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2013

Berkshire Playwrights Lab will present its first full workshop production, Anna Ziegler's Life Science directed by Joe Cacaci, June 19 through June 30 (press opening June 21) at Bard College at Simon's Rock Daniel Arts Center (84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, Mass.). The production will run Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8:00pm and Todays at 2:00pm, with the exception of the Saturday, June 22 performance, which will begin at 9:30pm. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Jackie Hoffman and More Take Part in Project Shaw's TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents Bernard Shaw's madcap comedy TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. David Staller produces and directs. (more...)

Berkshire Playwrights Lab Presents Anna Ziegler's LIFE SCIENCE, Now thru 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

Berkshire Playwrights Lab will present its first full workshop production, Anna Ziegler's Life Science directed by Joe Cacaci, today, June 19 through June 30 (press opening June 21) at Bard College at Simon's Rock Daniel Arts Center (84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, Mass.). The production will run Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm, with the exception of the Saturday, June 22 performance, which will begin at 9:30pm. (more...)

Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Present Anna Ziegler's LIFE SCIENCE, 6/19-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Berkshire Playwrights Lab will present its first full workshop production, Anna Ziegler's Life Science directed by Joe Cacaci, June 19 through June 30 (press opening June 21) at Bard College at Simon's Rock Daniel Arts Center (84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, Mass.). The production will run Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm, with the exception of the Saturday, June 22 performance, which will begin at 9:30pm. (more...)

BWW INTERVIEWS: Blair Brown Is One of Nikolai's Others
by Naomi Serviss - Jun 04, 2013

Blair Brown was fascinated by the complex relationship her character, Vera Stravinsky, had with her husband, the composer Igor Stravinsky. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Jackie Hoffman and More Take Part in Project Shaw's TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents Bernard Shaw's madcap comedy TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan. David Staller produces and directs. (more...)

Review - Nikolai and the Others & Pippin
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2013

One Chekhovian country house exits the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater and a new Chekhovian country house enters.  But Richard Nelson's Nikolai and the Others, enjoying an elegant staging by director David Cromer, is a more sober-minded effort than the venue's last tenant, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike. (more...)

LCT's Platform Series Continues With NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, continues its 15th season on Wednesday, May 29 at 6:00 pm with actors Blair Brown, MICHAEL CERVERIS, JOHN GLOVER and STEPHEN KUNKEN from NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS, currently playing at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of LCT's NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 09, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater presents Betsy Aidem, Blair Brown, Michael Cerveris, Anthony Cochrane, Lauren Culpepper, Alvin Epstein, Kathryn Erbe, John Glover, Jennifer B. Grace, Katie Kreisler, Stephen Kunken, Haviland Morris, Dale Place, John Procaccino, Gareth Saxe and Alan Schmuckler in the 18-member cast of its world premiere production of NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS, a new play by Richard Nelson. The play, which was commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, is directed by David Cromer. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)

TNT to Air FALLING SKIES Marathon in Anticipation of Season 3, Begin. 5/27
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2013

As TNT prepares to launch the third season of Falling Skies,the network will give viewers the chance to catch up on the riveting first two seasons. Noah Wyle stars in the epic drama, which comes to TNT from DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg. (more...)

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