Elie Wiesel News

 

Elie Wiesel News

Date of Birth: September 30, 1928 (88)
Birth Place: Sighet, Transylvania, ROMANIA
Gender: Male
BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2017BWW's On This Day - January 22, 2017
by - Jan 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

'Outcry: Holocaust Memoirs' Becomes #1 Best Seller'Outcry: Holocaust Memoirs' Becomes #1 Best Seller
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Steinberg's powerful story of the suffering and survival of a young man and his brother in the death camps has been downloaded more than 140,000 times. (more...)

Joel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Tovah Feldshuh, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for First-Ever New York Reading of Elie Weisel's NIGHTJoel Grey, Sheldon Harnick, Tovah Feldshuh, David Hyde Pierce and More Set for First-Ever New York Reading of Elie Weisel's NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust joins with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to honor the memory of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, 2016, by presenting a community reading of his landmark memoir NIGHT, which tells of his experience in German concentration camps with his father during the Holocaust. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Great Men We Lost in 2016Photo Flash: Remembering the Great Men We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. From actors, to directors, to international pop stars, join us as BroadwayWorld remembers all the great men we lost in 2016. (more...)

ABC's 20/20 to Profile Lives of Legends & Notorious Figures Who Passed Away in 2016ABC's 20/20 to Profile Lives of Legends & Notorious Figures Who Passed Away in 2016
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

During 2016 the world lost many legends, entertainers, newsmakers and political figures who changed lives, industries and the course of history. (more...)

Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, December 23, 2016Scoop: 20/20 on ABC - Today, December 23, 2016
by - Dec 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on 20/20, airing on ABC on today, December 23, 2016! (more...)

Tony Shalhoub to Host Broadway Salutes The Blue Card with Raul EsparzaTony Shalhoub to Host Broadway Salutes The Blue Card with Raul Esparza
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Blue Card, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding Holocaust survivors, will host its annual benefit gala on Monday, November 21, 2016, at Jazz At Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. (more...)

M&R Productions in Association with Glenn Krutoff Presents THE RADICALIZATION OF ROLFEM&R Productions in Association with Glenn Krutoff Presents THE RADICALIZATION OF ROLFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Radicalization of Rolfe, winner of 2016 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award, re-opens as part of the Fringe Encore Series 2016 at The Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, New York City on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Written by Andrew Bergh and directed by Abigail Zealey Bess, The Radicalization of Rolfe is inspired by the backstory of the lesser-known but vital secondary characters in the legendary musical The Sound of Music. "A tone perfect production," the New York Times declares it is "a play that was just as much fun as - and cleverer than - it promised to be." (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is thrilled to unveil major renovations to Florence Gould Hall this Wednesday, September 28 with the opening performance of pioneering British theatre company Forced Entertainment's premiere of Tomorrow's Parties.  (more...)

THE RADICALIZATION OF ROLFE Heads to Fringe Encore Series 2016 at Soho PlayhouseTHE RADICALIZATION OF ROLFE Heads to Fringe Encore Series 2016 at Soho Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Radicalization of Rolfe, winner of 2016 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award, re-opens as part of the Fringe Encore Series 2016 at The Soho Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street, New York City on Sunday, October 23, 2016. (more...)

The National Civil Rights Museum Announces 25th Freedom AwardThe National Civil Rights Museum Announces 25th Freedom Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Today, the National Civil Rights Museum announced recipients of The Freedom Award, the museum's signature event that honors outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to civil and human rights. This year's honorees are Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney; Tawakkol Karman, Yemeni human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; The Honorable Damon Jerome Keith, longest serving judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court; Soledad O'Brien, journalist and executive producer; and Bryan Stevenson, attorney and social justice activist. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company Welcomes Back VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST FESTIVAL in 2016 TodayMosaic Theater Company Welcomes Back VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST FESTIVAL in 2016 Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces the return of the critically acclaimed VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST FESTIVAL, an expansive exhibition of some of the finest Israeli, Arab and American artists from across the country and around the world. The five offerings included in the 2015-16 Festival, which runs from today, January 6-May 1, 2016, grapple with issues of peace and conflict in a divided Middle East. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company to Welcome Back VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST FESTIVAL in 2016Mosaic Theater Company to Welcome Back VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST FESTIVAL in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces the return of the critically acclaimed VOICES FROM A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST FESTIVAL, an expansive exhibition of some of the finest Israeli, Arab and American artists from across the country and around the world. The five offerings included in the 2015-16 Festival, which runs from January 6-May 1, 2016, grapple with issues of peace and conflict in a divided Middle East. (more...)

'Fiddler To The World' Itzhak Perlman Awarded 2016 Genesis Prize'Fiddler To The World' Itzhak Perlman Awarded 2016 Genesis Prize
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

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RAGTIME, MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Set for Coral Springs Center for the Arts in JanuaryRAGTIME, MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Set for Coral Springs Center for the Arts in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is kicking off 2016 with eight sensational shows, from classical music to rock headliners, from Off Broadway hits to hilarious comedians, all at the state-of-the-art performing arts center located at (more...)

Biographers Panel Honors Jonathan Segal TonightBiographers Panel Honors Jonathan Segal Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Biographers International Organization (BIO) will present its 2015 Editorial Excellence Award to Jonathan Segal, Vice President, Senior Editor, Alfred A. Knopf, at a ceremony in New York tonight, November 4. This is the second award for Editorial Excellence presented by BIO - the first, in 2014, was presented to Robert Gottlieb. The evening is co-sponsored by the New York Society Library. (more...)

Biographers Panel to Honor Jonathan Segal, 11/4Biographers Panel to Honor Jonathan Segal, 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Biographers International Organization (BIO) will present its 2015 Editorial Excellence Award to Jonathan Segal, Vice President, Senior Editor, Alfred A. Knopf, at a ceremony in New York on November 4. This is the second award for Editorial Excellence presented by BIO - the first, in 2014, was presented to Robert Gottlieb. The evening is co-sponsored by the New York Society Library. (more...)

Boz Scaggs, THE NUTCRACKER, RAGTIME, Music of ABBA and More Set for Coral Springs Center for the Arts' 2015-16 LineupBoz Scaggs, THE NUTCRACKER, RAGTIME, Music of ABBA and More Set for Coral Springs Center for the Arts' 2015-16 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is launching a star-packed 2015-2016 season next month with an exciting, diverse, audience-wowing array of hit shows, comic legends and musical superstars, according to Kevin Barrett, the Center's General Manager.  (more...)

John Legend to Perform at MMRF Annual Fall Gala to Benefit Cancer ResearchJohn Legend to Perform at MMRF Annual Fall Gala to Benefit Cancer Research
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Oscar- and Grammy-Award Winning Singer and Songwriter, John Legend will perform at the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) Annual Fall Gala on Saturday, October 24, 2015 in Old Greenwich, Connecticut (more...)

Boz Scaggs, THE NUTCRACKER, RAGTIME, Music of ABBA and More Set for Coral Springs Center for the Arts' 2015-16 LineupBoz Scaggs, THE NUTCRACKER, RAGTIME, Music of ABBA and More Set for Coral Springs Center for the Arts' 2015-16 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is launching a star-packed 2015-2016 season next month with an exciting, diverse, audience-wowing array of hit shows, comic legends and musical superstars, according to Kevin Barrett, the Center's General Manager.  (more...)

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