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Date of Birth: November 02, 1966 (49)
Birth Place: Astoria, NY, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Interviews: Chatting with DETROIT's Darren PettieBWW Interviews: Chatting with DETROIT's Darren Pettie
by Joseph F. Panarello - Oct 9, 2012

Anyone who follows the theater scene in New York realizes that hardly a year goes by when actor Darren Pettie isn't appearing on Broadway, Off Broadway or regional theater. He's also been seen on television in "Mad Men", "Pan Am", "Castle", "Gossip Girl", "Brothers and Sisters" and a host of other shows. Not only is he one of New York's busiest actors, he's one of its finest, too. Take, for example, his performance two seasons ago in THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE. As the enigmatic Christopher Flanders, Pettie was required to utter the single syllable word "Boom" to emulate the crashing of the waves upon the rocks surrounding Italy's Divina Costiera. Other actors in the role have faltered here, but Pettie imbued the line with authority and conviction that were never apparent in previous incarnations of the work. "Thanks," responds the actor via telephone. "There were some nights that I was very self conscious about that line." (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting LIVEforFIVE Entries for THE WHALEPlaywrights Horizons Now Accepting LIVEforFIVE Entries for THE WHALE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2012

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, October 3, for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the New York premiere of THE WHALE, a new play by Obie Award winner Samuel D. Hunter (A Bright New Boise), directed by Davis McCallum (February House, A Bright New Boise, the upcoming Water By the Spoonful at Second Stage). Due to the overwhelming response to Playwrights Horizons' 2012/2013 season, all productions are now playing longer runs to accommodate the larger subscription base. The limited engagement of THE WHALE, originally announced through Sunday, November 18, will now play through Sunday, December 2. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons' THE WHALE, Starring Cassie Beck, Shuler Hensley and More, to Run Through Dec 2Playwrights Horizons' THE WHALE, Starring Cassie Beck, Shuler Hensley and More, to Run Through Dec 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

Previews begin Friday, October 12 for the Playwrights Horizons' production of THE WHALE, the New York premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Samuel D. Hunter (A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (February House, A Bright New Boise, the upcoming Water By the Spoonful at Second Stage), the production has an Opening Night set for Monday, November 5 at 7PM at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

DETROIT Extends for Two Weeks; Will Play Through 10/28DETROIT Extends for Two Weeks; Will Play Through 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Due to popular demand, Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced an extension of its critically-acclaimed, sold-out New York premiere production of DETROIT, the new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D'Amour. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 15 -21THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 15 -21
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 21, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: Opening Night of Roundabout Theatre Company's 'If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet', Broadway stars unite to honor the music of Michael Jackson, the cast of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS meets the press and so much more! (more...)

Review - DetroitReview - Detroit
by Ben Peltz - Sep 20, 2012

In the life they had planned for themselves, upscale suburbanites Mary and Ben probably never thought they'd be trading hosting duties at weekend barbeques with people like Kenny and Sharon. In the life they had planned for themselves Mary and Ben surely never imagined they'd be neighbors with people like Kenny and Sharon. But with their dreams of a secure and prosperous life temporarily at least they hope temporarily put on hold because of a precarious American economy, the couple next door just might be a mirror image of what is only a few missed payments away. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DETROIT with David Schwimmer, Amy Ryan, and More!Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DETROIT with David Schwimmer, Amy Ryan, and More!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Sep 19, 2012

Previews began August 24 for the Playwrights Horizons production of DETROIT, the New York premiere of the much-heralded new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D'Amour. The show opened last night, September 18 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big opening below! (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Amy Ryan, David Schwimmer and More in Playwrights Horizons' DETROITBWW TV: Sneak Peek of Amy Ryan, David Schwimmer and More in Playwrights Horizons' DETROIT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2012

Previews began August 24 for the Playwrights Horizons production of DETROIT, the New York premiere of the much-heralded new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D'Amour. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below! (more...)

GENERAL HOSPITAL's John Ingle Passes AwayGENERAL HOSPITAL's John Ingle Passes Away
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2012

John Ingle, best known for the role of patriarch Edward Quartermaine on ABC's "General Hospital," died surrounded by his family in California on Sunday, September 16 after a courageous battle with cancer. His beloved wife of 57 years, Grace-Lynne Martin, passed away earlier this year on February 11, 2012 of natural causes. Ingle is survived by their five daughters, Jessica, Jenny, Carey, Melanie and Chrissy, and nine grandchildren. (more...)

The Road Theatre Presents THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE, 10/19-12/15The Road Theatre Presents THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE, 10/19-12/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, have announced the first production of their 22nd season, the west coast premiere of THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE, written by Keith Huff (The Bird and Mr. Banks, Pursued by Happiness, A Steady Rain), directed by Mark St. Amant (The Bird and Mr. banks, Pursued by Happiness) and starring Taylor Gilbert as Alice Conroy. (more...)

Michael Shannon, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for The Drama League's CLOSE UP SeriesMichael Shannon, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for The Drama League's CLOSE UP Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks; Artistic Director, Roger T. Danforth) have announced their Fall/Winter 2012 Programming Schedule of over 40 special performances, events and educational offerings that include intimate evenings with actors David Schwimmer, Michael Shannon, David Hyde Pierce and casting director Bernard Telsey. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 25 - 31
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 31, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: A first look at CHAPLIN: THE MUSICAL, the return of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, Signature Theatre's World Premiere of HEARTLESS and so much more! (more...)

Becky Ann Baker, Peter Friedman and More Set for Playwrights Horizons' THE GREAT GOD PANBecky Ann Baker, Peter Friedman and More Set for Playwrights Horizons' THE GREAT GOD PAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced additional casting for its 2012/2013 Season, with initial casting for THE GREAT GOD PAN, the World Premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Amy Herzog (After the Revolution at PH, 4000 Miles), directed by Carolyn Cantor (After the Revolution and Essential Self-Defense at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Water Flower). (more...)

Photo Flash: David Schwimmer, Amy Ryan and More in Playwrights Horizons' DETROIT!Photo Flash: David Schwimmer, Amy Ryan and More in Playwrights Horizons' DETROIT!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

Previews began August 24 for the Playwrights Horizons production of DETROIT, the New York premiere of the much-heralded new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D'Amour. (more...)

Chicago Commercial Collective's A STEADY RAIN to Tour Wisconsin and Michigan, Fall 2012Chicago Commercial Collective's A STEADY RAIN to Tour Wisconsin and Michigan, Fall 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2012

The Chicago Commercial Collective has announced its first production, the remount of the Chicago and Broadway hit drama, A Steady Rain, will tour Wisconsin and Michigan this fall. Currently, A Steady Rain completes its successful nine-week run at the Chicago Dramatists Sunday, Sept. 2. (more...)

DETROIT, Starring John Cullum and Amy Ryan, Begins Performances at Playwrights Horizons, 8/24DETROIT, Starring John Cullum and Amy Ryan, Begins Performances at Playwrights Horizons, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

Previews begin tonight, August 24 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) production of DETROIT, the New York premiere of the much-heralded new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D'Amour. (more...)

DETROIT, Starring John Cullum and Amy Ryan, Begins Performances FridayDETROIT, Starring John Cullum and Amy Ryan, Begins Performances Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

Previews begin this Friday, August 24 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) production of DETROIT, the New York premiere of the much-heralded new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D'Amour. (more...)

David Schwimmer Makes WEB THERAPY Debut Tonight, 8/20David Schwimmer Makes WEB THERAPY Debut Tonight, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

"Fiona Wallice" (Lisa Kudrow), television's worst online therapist, will add a second 'Friend' to her client roster as David Schwimmer guest stars on the SHOWTIME comedy series WEB THERAPY tonight, August 20th at 11:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Opens LIVEforFIVE Lottery Entries for 1st DETROIT Preview; Deadline 8/20Playwrights Horizons Opens LIVEforFIVE Lottery Entries for 1st DETROIT Preview; Deadline 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2012

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, August 15, for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to DETROIT, the New York premiere of the much-heralded new play by Obie Award winner Lisa D'Amour. Ms. D'Amour is both a 2011 Pulitzer Prize finalist for this play and a 2011 Steinberg Playwright Award winner for her body of work. Directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Maple and Vine at Playwrights Horizons, Slowgirl, Stunning, Naked Angels' This Wide Night) in a completely new production, DETROITis being presented as the first production of the theater company's 2012/2013 Season. (more...)

David Schwimmer Makes WEB THERAPY Debut, 8/20David Schwimmer Makes WEB THERAPY Debut, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2012

"Fiona Wallice" (Lisa Kudrow), television's worst online therapist, will add a second 'Friend' to her client roster as David Schwimmer guest stars on the SHOWTIME comedy series WEB THERAPY on Monday, August 20th at 11:00 PM ET/PT. (more...)

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