Blair Brown News

Date Of Birth:
April 23, 1947 (67)
Birth Place:
Washington, DC, USA
Gender:
Female
Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Present OUT OF ORBIT, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Berkshire Playwrights Lab, continues its 2014 season of readings of innovative and exciting new plays with a presentation of Jennifer Maisel's Out of Orbit at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA) on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Site-Specific Production of PROOF to Open 8/21 at Sycamore Hill
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

A production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Proof, by David Auburn, will open Thursday, August 21 for a four-performance run at Sycamore Hill, the home of Drs. Veronica Covalesky and Nick Leasure, at 481 Ebelhare Road in Pottstown, PA. Directed by Seth Reich, the production features a cast of New York actors who will perform the play on the actual porch of the Sycamore Hill home. (more...)

Sundance Institute Selects Acting Company and Creative Advisors for 2014 THEATRE LAB
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced the acting company and creative advisors that are participating in its 2014 Theatre Lab, which is now taking place and runs through July 27 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. The Lab is the centerpiece of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community and is one of 10 residential Labs hosted by Sundance Institute this summer, collectively representing 15 weeks of residency support and mentorship for the most promising new independent theatre and film projects from the United States and around the world. (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...)

Shakespeare Society to Honor Richard Easton & Hamish Linklater at Playing Shakespeare Celebration, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

On June 9 from 6-8 pm, The Shakespeare Society will host their second annual Playing Shakespeare Celebration at The Century Club (7 West 43rd Street). The Shakespeare Medal will be presented to Richard Easton, and The Linda Gross Playing Shakespeare Award will be presented to Hamish Linklater. (more...)

Philip Roth Receives Inaugural Yaddo Artist Medal Today
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 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 today, 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...)

BWW Reviews: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Center Stage - What a Hoot!
by Charles Shubow - May 05, 2014

Christopher Durang won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play with this hilarious comedy. (more...)

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...)

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