Estelle Parsons News

Date of Birth: November 20, 1927 (89)
Birth Place: Lynn, MA, USA
Gender: Female
Photo Coverage: Off Broadway Is Honored at the 7th Annual Alliance AwardsPhoto Coverage: Off Broadway Is Honored at the 7th Annual Alliance Awards
by Walter McBride - Jun 21, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, just presented the 7th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards yesterday at Sardi's. Honorees were on hand to accept their awards and Signature Theater founder James Houghton was posthumously inducted into the Off Broadway Hall of Fame. (more...)

Off-Broadway Alliance Awards to Be Presented Today at Sardi'sOff-Broadway Alliance Awards to Be Presented Today at Sardi's
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, will present the 7th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards today (Tuesday) at Sardi's. (more...)

Sam Waterston and John Douglas Thompson Star in Playing on Air's A MAN OF HIS TIME PodcastSam Waterston and John Douglas Thompson Star in Playing on Air's A MAN OF HIS TIME Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Claudia Catania, founder and Artistic Director of Playing on Air, has announced the release of Playing on Air's 50th podcast: acclaimed actors Sam Waterston and John Douglas Thompson starring in Kate T. Billingsley 's A Man of His Time, directed by Estelle Parsons. A Man of His Time is now available for streaming and download along with Playing on Air's entire archive. (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSENotable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly PerformancePaper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Lilly Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the Lilly Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2017

Just last night, the 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, honored Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy Greenfield, Madison Ferris, and Beanie Feldstein. Stephen Schwartz was this year's Miss Lilly. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME and INDECENT Top 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Awards; Winners Announced!ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME and INDECENT Top 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Awards; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Denee Benton, Julie Taymor Among 2017 Lilly Award Honorees; Presenters Announced!Denee Benton, Julie Taymor Among 2017 Lilly Award Honorees; Presenters Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, announced today that Julie Taymor, Denee Benton, Micki Grant,Toni-Leslie James, Mandy Greenfield, Madison Ferris, and Beanie Feldstein are this year's honorees. (more...)

Introducing The Cast of BEST OF BROADWAY Volume III at Center Stage OperaIntroducing The Cast of BEST OF BROADWAY Volume III at Center Stage Opera
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Get to know the cast of Center Stage Opera's Best of Broadway Vol. III, taking place on May 20th, 7:30 and May 21st, 3:00! (more...)

Jocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS Adds Shows at Cherry LaneJocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS Adds Shows at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Due to strong advance sales, Cherry Lane Theatre will add three performances to Jocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS, the final presentation of its Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT.  (more...)

Israel Horovitz to be Honored as Off-Broadway LegendIsrael Horovitz to be Honored as Off-Broadway Legend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Jobsite Theater is honored to have a standing collaborative relationship with internationally-acclaimed playwright-filmmaker-poet Israel Horovitz since 2015, something that earned us a Best of the Bay Award for 'Best Link with the Greater Theater World' just last year after presenting plays of his like Lebensraum, Breaking Philip Glass, Sins of the Mother, and privately workshopping new material he is working on. We open a new-ish (2015) Horovitz play, Gloucester Blue, in just a few weeks. (more...)

INDECENT, SWEENEY TODD, SPAMILTON, Harvey Fierstein and More Among 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award NomineesINDECENT, SWEENEY TODD, SPAMILTON, Harvey Fierstein and More Among 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

Paper Mill Will Honor Chita Rivera at 2017 Gala; THE WIZ LIVE!'s Shanice Williams and More to Perform!Paper Mill Will Honor Chita Rivera at 2017 Gala; THE WIZ LIVE!'s Shanice Williams and More to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year, the Paper Mill Playhouse Gala on Friday, May 12, at the renowned Hilton Short Hills. The reception and silent auction begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner and dancing featuring The Eddie Bruce Band. (more...)

Riveting Production of MUD Coming to Raue Center for the ArtsRiveting Production of MUD Coming to Raue Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Raue Center For The Arts is excited to announce two performances of the heartwarming tragedy 'MUD' at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on May 6, 2017. A provocative play by Cuban-born playwright Maria Irene Fornes, 'MUD' deals with themes of illiteracy, poverty and hunger. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Actors Studio Drama School 2017 Rep Season Opens with ALMOST, MAINE and ADIOS FJORDPhoto Flash: The Actors Studio Drama School 2017 Rep Season Opens with ALMOST, MAINE and ADIOS FJORD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Actors Studio Drama School 2017 Repertory Season opened its seven-week series of exciting and challenging theater productions with Almost, Maine by John Cariani and the world premiere of Adios Fjord by Anel Carmona. Scroll down for a look at the cast in action and on opening night! (more...)

Jocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS to Close Cherry Lane's 2017 Mentor Project SeasonJocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS to Close Cherry Lane's 2017 Mentor Project Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre will end its Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 season with Jocelyn Bioh's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS, directed by Saheem Ali and mentored by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. (more...)

SELL/BUY/DATE's Sarah Jones to Emcee 8th Annual Lilly AwardsSELL/BUY/DATE's Sarah Jones to Emcee 8th Annual Lilly Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, will this year be hosted by Tony Award-winning playwright, Sarah Jones, with honorees to be announced soon. (more...)

Off-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join ForcesOff-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join Forces
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have joined forces, now to be known as the 'new' NewYorkRep. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Markus Potter and Executive Director Gayle Damiano Waxenberg, NewYorkRep produces new plays and musicals that inspire and compel social change by telling stories that expose the travesty and beauty of our humanity. (more...)

Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT 2017Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. (more...)

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