Edward Albee News

Date Of Birth:
March 12, 1928 (86)
Birth Place:
Washington, DC, USA
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Alice Ripley Covers ELO's 'Telephone Line'
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 20, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has recently been utilizing her SoundCloud account to share a series of intriguing and entertaining clips and she now presents an impressive new selection, a cover of the ELO track 'Telephone Line'. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass. Filmed in New York City and London, the program features internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell as he mentors, travels, and performs alongside nine talented young string musicians. (more...)

THE SONDHEIM REVIEW Presents - Elaine Stritch holds forth about Stephen Sondheim ... and more
by The Sondheim Review - Sep 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com is very excited to kick off a brand new partnership with THE SONDHEIM REVIEW. Each month we'll be bringing you special, and exclusive archives from the quarterly magazine dedicated to the work of the musical theatre and Broadway's foremost composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim. Each issue contains news, interviews, features, reviews, historical information, upcoming productions in your area, puzzles, and more. Our correspondents in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, and all over the world bring you the latest, most accurate information and insights. (more...)

William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives. (more...)

Rogue Machine to Present NICE THINGS, 10/4-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Rogue Machine presents the World Premiere of NICE THINGS by Vince Melocchi Opening October 4, 2014 with reception to follow 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, 3pm on Sundays through November 23, 2014 5041 W. Pico Blvd., LA, CA 90019 (more...)

Pollyanna Theatre & LBJ Library to Present LIBERTY! EQUALITY! AND FIREWORKS!, 10/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Pollyanna Theatre, resident theatre company of the Long Center, is partnering with the LBJ Library on a special production for children, Liberty! Equality! And Fireworks! by Gregory S. Perrin opening October 11 - 19 at the Long Center, 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin. (more...)

Alice Ripley Covers Marvin Gaye's 'Ain't That Peculiar'
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 16, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has recently been utilizing her Soundcloud account to share a series of intriguing and entertaining musical selections and a new song is now available to hear, titled 'Darling'. (more...)

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks New Broadway Play 'A Delicate Balance' on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Jimmy competed against Glenn Close in a contest to see who could wolf down the most food using odd utensils, like spaghetti with whisks and nachos with salad tongs. Later, Jimmy talked to Close about her Broadway play, A Delicate Balance (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Glenn Close Stuff Her Face on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2014

Last night on The Tonight Show, stage and screen star Glenn Close faced off against host Jimmy Fallon in a face-stuffing contest. In this video, watch as Close and Fallon snarf down spaghetti, nachos, and pie. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside 8th Annual Yale Drama Series Award Ceremony at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

One of the theater world's most prestigious playwriting prizes, the Yale Drama Series Prize, was given to Janine Nabers for her play Serial Black Face at the 8th annual Yale Drama Series Award Ceremony last night, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Lincoln Center Theater. The award recipient was chosen by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman, who served as the judge for the 2013 and 2014 competitions. Check out a look back below! (more...)

Alice Ripley Posts New SoundCloud Song, 'Four Part Moondance'
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 12, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has recently been utilizing her Soundcloud account to share a series of intriguing and entertaining musical selections and a new song is now available to hear, titled 'Darling'. (more...)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Adriane Lenox and More Star in Huntington's GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company welcomes Julia Duffy, Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox, Boston favorite Will Lyman and Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, the opening production of the 2014 Best of Boston's 33rd season. This funny and poignant stage adaptation of the award-winning 1967 film opens tonight, September 10, 2014. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Launches 1st Annual YOUNGARTS AWARENESS DAY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, is celebrating YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to 'keep arts alive' today, Monday, September 8, 2014. Encouraging everyone who has a creative instinct to take part, YoungArts Awareness Day will feature pop-up performances and events in Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville and New York City, and invites artists across the country to create and share their own work or their artistic experiences via social media with the tags #keepartsalive, #youngarts and #youngartsawarenessday. (more...)

Tony Award-winner Eddie Redmayne in Runnings for 2015 Oscar Award for THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2014

With the conclusion of the Toronto International Film Festival, Academy Awards buzz has already begun, this time surrounding Eddie Redmayne. (more...)

Alice Ripley Performs Scene From ANYWHERE BUT HERE Solo
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 06, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has recently been utilizing her SoundCloud account to share a series of intriguing and entertaining clips and she now presents another skillful and absorbing performance of a classic scene from the acclaimed Edward Albee drama WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in which she plays all the roles. (more...)

RED SPEEDO, THE WHALE & More Set for Theatre Exile's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Theatre Exile puts into question the plausibility of the American dream during its 2014-2015 season with two Philadelphia Premiere's and one modern classic. Philadelphia's 'risk-taking specialists' will perform their first two shows at the company's home at Studio X (13th and Reed Sts.). The company's final show will be performed at Plays and Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Place. More information about subscriptions and the season can be found at www.theatreexile.org. (more...)

8th Annual Yale Drama Series Award Ceremony to be Held at Lincoln Center Theater, 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

One of the theater world's most prestigious playwriting prizes, the Yale Drama Series Prize, will be given to Janine Nabers for her play Serial Black Face at the 8th annual Yale Drama Series Award Ceremony set for Thursday, September 11, 2014 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Lincoln Center Theater (Claire Tow Theater, 150 West 65th Street, NYC). The award recipient was chosen by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman, who served as the judge for the 2013 and 2014 competitions. (more...)

Alice Ripley Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge In Unique Way
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 04, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has recently been utilizing her SoundCloud account to share a series of intriguing and entertaining clips and she now presents another skillful and absorbing performance of a classic scene from the acclaimed Edward Albee drama WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in which she plays all the roles. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Doyle & More to Join Will Van Dyke at 54 Below in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Tony Award-nominee Annaleigh Ashford and star of Book Of Mormon and War Horse, Matt Doyle will headline "Chasing The Day" a new song cycle by songwriter and Kinky Boots Associate Music Director Will Van Dyke. They will also be joined by If/Then star Tamika Sonja Lawrence and Preston Sadleir (Next to Normal) at 54 Below on Monday, November 17, 2014. The four actors will play two shows on November 17th (7:00 PM & 9:30 PM), with direction by Kerry Whigham and musical direction by Dominick Amendum. Originally released as an album on Sh-K-Boom Records in October 2010, Van Dyke's Chasing the Day has been reimagined as a song cycle about breaking up, breaking down, and breaking through, and will soon be available for theatrical licensing. Tickets for Chasing The Day at 54 Below range from $30-$65, and are on sale now at www.54below.com. (more...)

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