Edward Albee News

Date of Birth: March 12, 1928 (87)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
Micah Sherman Joins Interactive Play MYSTERY OF THE SILVER CHALICE at Joe's PubMicah Sherman Joins Interactive Play MYSTERY OF THE SILVER CHALICE at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Just announced, Micah Sherman has joined the cast of the New York premiere of the new immersive theater event MYSTERY OF THE SILVER CHALICE, written and directed by Taylor Doherty. (more...)

Tony Winner Blair Brown Joins Cast of Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at SteppenwolfTony Winner Blair Brown Joins Cast of Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today acclaimed stage and screen actor Blair Brown will join the cast of Mary Page Marlowe as one of the seven actors sharing the role of Mary over the span of her life (more...)

BWW Review: Circuit's THE OTHER PLACE Is 'Down the Rabbit Hole'BWW Review: Circuit's THE OTHER PLACE Is 'Down the Rabbit Hole'
by Joseph Baker - Feb 8, 2016

Throughout Sunday's matinee of Sharr White's intensely watchable THE OTHER PLACE at Circuit, for some reason I kept thinking of Edgar Allan Poe's 'A Dream Within a Dream' and, particularly, of these lines: 'All that we see or seem / Is but a dream within a dream. / I stand amid the roar / Of a surf-tormented shore, / And I hold within my hand / Grains of the golden sand -- / How few! yet how they creep / Through my fingers to the deep, / While I weep -- while I weep.' THE OTHER PLACE, ably directed by the always dependable Dave Landis, is somewhat constructed like a Chinese puzzle box. Like the main character, a drug company scientist named 'Juliana Smithton' (who, in turn, is married to 'Ian,' an oncologist), the audience is continually challenged with questions of what is real and what is not. (more...)

THE MIRACLE WORKER Opening Soon at CSU FullertonTHE MIRACLE WORKER Opening Soon at CSU Fullerton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Cal State Fullerton is opening the Tony Award-winning THE MIRACLE WORKER by William Gibson on February 19 (running through March 13) in the Hallberg Theatre on the CSUF campus. Directed by Dr. Joseph Arnold, the docudrama touches on the volatile relationship between the blind, deaf and mute Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan. (more...)

Baba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo PlayhouseBaba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

NYC-based Canadian playwright and 'peer reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman ('Astonishing and brilliant' - NY Times) is gearing up for the U.S debut of RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS at the SoHo Playhouse in downtown Manhattan, under the direction of Darren Lee Cole, Artistic Director. (more...)

Christina Bianco and More to Bring Immersive Event MYSTERY OF THE SILVER CHALICE to Joe's PubChristina Bianco and More to Bring Immersive Event MYSTERY OF THE SILVER CHALICE to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Joe's Pub†at The Public will present the New York premiere of the new immersive theater event MYSTERY OF THE SILVER CHALICE, written and directed by Taylor Doherty. (more...)

New Immersive Piece MYSTERY OF THE SILVER CHALICE to Premiere at Joe's Pub, 2/16New Immersive Piece MYSTERY OF THE SILVER CHALICE to Premiere at Joe's Pub, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

?JOE'S PUB at THE PUBLIC will present the New York premiere of the new immersive theater event Mystery of the Silver Chalice, written and directed by Taylor Doherty. The show, produced by Tilted Windmills Theatricals, will take place on Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 PM. The cast will feature Christina Bianco, Molly Pope, Lauren Zakrin, John Kaczorowski, Jacob Thompson and Katie White. There will be an additional industry-only private reading at the venue at 4:00 PM. Industry members interested in attending should email SilverChaliceRSVP@gmail.com and indicate their affiliation. (more...)

Linda Marlowe to Lead Tennessee Williams' IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL at Charing CrossLinda Marlowe to Lead Tennessee Williams' IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL at Charing Cross
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

?In only its second London production in the 33 years since his death, IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL, directed by Robert Chevara, will run for a† 6-week season at Charing Cross Theatre from Tuesday 5 April -† Saturday 14 May. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The Old Globe's THE LAST MATCH - Troian Bellisario, Patrick J. Adams & More!Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The Old Globe's THE LAST MATCH - Troian Bellisario, Patrick J. Adams & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

The Old Globe's world premiere of†Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by†Gaye Taylor, stars†real-life fiances†Patrick J. Adams†(Tim; SAG Award-nominated star of TV's 'Suits,' Garland Award for†Bill Cain's play Nine Circles) and†Troian Bellisario†(Mallory; star of TV's 'Pretty Little Liars,' Equivocation and Farragut North at†Geffen Playhouse) alongside†Alex Mickiewicz†(Sergei; Broadway's Therese Raquin) and†Natalia Payne†(Galina; New York premieres of†Anna Ziegler's Novel,†Edward Albee's Me, Myself & I,David Ives's New Jerusalem). Meet the cast below! (more...)

Tickets to Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at Steppenwolf on Sale TomorrowTickets to Tracy Letts' MARY PAGE MARLOWE at Steppenwolf on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday, January 29 at 11am for the highly anticipated world premiere production of Mary Page Marlowe, written by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member Tracy Letts. Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro, who directed Letts's internationally acclaimed August: Osage County, teams up with him again for this new, ambitious production in Steppenwolf's 40th anniversary season. Mary Page Marlowe runs March 31 - May 29, 2016 in the Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. (more...)

Dominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize FinalistsDominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner Steve Kazee Performs 'The F Word' on Last Night's SHAMELESSVIDEO: Tony Winner Steve Kazee Performs 'The F Word' on Last Night's SHAMELESS
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Tony Award winner Steve Kazee portrayed Fiona's scorned husband Gus on last night's episode of Showtime's SHAMELESS. During the episode, he performed the bitter tune 'The F Word' in front of his wife and a dumbfounded bar crowd. (more...)

Vanda's JULIANA Set for Monthly Show at The Duplex This SpringVanda's JULIANA Set for Monthly Show at The Duplex This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Award Winning Playwright, Vanda, presents a monthly stage performance of her soon to be released book, JULIANA. The novel and live performance centers around LGBT life in New York City in the 1940's. The performances are directed by Ray Fritz.† (more...)

Talkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERSTalkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Signature Theatre has just announced Supplemental Programming for the upcoming productions of OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS. Scroll down for information about talkbacks, book club and more! (more...)

Megan Hilty Will Join Frank DiLella for SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS on 2/22Megan Hilty Will Join Frank DiLella for SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS on 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series will soon present†NY1 theater journalist Frank DiLella in†the third episode of his new talk show, 'Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella.' Frank's very special guest will be Megan Hilty, star of the current Broadway hit, 'Noises Off.' The event will be taped in front of a live audience on Monday, February 22 at 7pm. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Host Annual Gala in FebruaryTheater for the New City to Host Annual Gala in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Two New Yorkers who have been staunch advocates of new works for the†theater - the late actress and philanthropist Betsy Von Furstenberg,†along with sculptor and painter Donn Russell - will be honored when†Theater for the New City, the Lower East Side theater complex now in†its 30th year, presents its annual fundraising gala LOVE N' COURAGE on†February 22 at 6 pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South†in Manhattan), it has been announced by Crystal Field, TNC's Executive†Director. (more...)

COLIN QUINN - THE NEW YORK STORY to Host Benefit Performance at Cherry Lane TheatreCOLIN QUINN - THE NEW YORK STORY to Host Benefit Performance at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Cherry Lane Theatre, where COLIN QUINN - THE NEW YORK STORY has been†enjoying a sold-out run for the past several months, will present a†special performance to benefit Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.)†on Tuesday, January 26, it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi,†the theater's Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Charlotte Patton Brings BWW Award-Nominated Show CELEBRATING MEN Back to Metropolitan Room, 2/20Charlotte Patton Brings BWW Award-Nominated Show CELEBRATING MEN Back to Metropolitan Room, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

She's been married and not. She's had serious relationships, flings, and romances with men of all ages (but mostly younger). She's experienced all the charms, foibles, and idiosyncrasies of the opposite sex--and loves them anyway. Actress and comedian Charlotte Patton brings all of that worldly wisdom to her sensual, provocative, and playful show . . . Celebrating Men (Bless Their Hearts) back to the Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street) on February 20 at 7 pm. Patton's show is Directed by Award-winning cabaret performer Karen Oberlin with Music Direction by MAC Award winner Barry Levitt and Jon Burr on bass. Peter Napolitano contributes as Creative Consultant. (more...)

Sci-fi Play THE GOOD GIRL to Make U.S. Debut at 59E59 TheatersSci-fi Play THE GOOD GIRL to Make U.S. Debut at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome the US premiere of THE GOOD GIRL, written by Emilie Collyer and directed by Adam Fitzgerald. Produced by Joyseekers Theatre, THE GOOD GIRL begins performances on Thursday, February 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 28.†Press opening is Wednesday, February 17 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Myra Carter, Who Starred in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, Dies at 86Myra Carter, Who Starred in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Myra Carter, winner of the 1994 Drama Desk, Obie, Outer Critics Circle, and Lucille Lortel Awards for her acclaimed performance in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, passed away on Saturday, January 9th, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.†Myra was a long time resident of New York City's West Village. She was 86 years old. (more...)

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