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Estelle Parsons News

Date of Birth: November 20, 1927 (88)
Birth Place: Lynn, MA, USA
Gender: Female
Alan Cumming to Host Q&A with Mary Louise Wilson and More After Film ScreeningAlan Cumming to Host Q&A with Mary Louise Wilson and More After Film Screening
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that former Tonys host and Broadway vet Alan Cumming will be hosting a Q&A with Mary Louise Wilson, filmmaker Ron Nyswaner and producer Neda Armian following a special screening of SHE'S THE BEST THING IN IT. (more...)

ReGroup Presents the NY Premiere of William Inge One-Acts 3/3-3/20ReGroup Presents the NY Premiere of William Inge One-Acts 3/3-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

The ReGroup Theatre Company, Inc announces its first production of 2016 - An Inge Complex featuring an evening of Inge's lost One-Acts in their New York debut. (more...)

Canada's Oldest Working Actor Bill Needles Dies at 97Canada's Oldest Working Actor Bill Needles Dies at 97
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

It is with sadness that the Stratford Festival bids farewell to the man who was Canada's oldest working actor. William Needles died January 12, at the age of 97, surrounded by his family, at a hospice in Alliston, Ontario. Just days earlier, he had left his adopted hometown of Stratford, after suffering a massive heart attack on December 19. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, just made its World Premiere to a sold-out crowd at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Check out photos from the big night below! (more...)

RHAPSODY IN BLACK Set for Capitol Center for the Arts, 2/12RHAPSODY IN BLACK Set for Capitol Center for the Arts, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Leland Gannt's powerful one-man performance examining the question of race in America, Rhapsody in Black, comes to Concord's Capitol Center for the Arts on Friday, February 12 at 8pm. Tickets for this intimate Spotlight Cafe performance start at $15 and are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Review: Luigi Benefit-Tribute Concert Showcased a Memorable Teacher's Life of DanceBWW Review: Luigi Benefit-Tribute Concert Showcased a Memorable Teacher's Life of Dance
by Marsha Volgyi - Jan 4, 2016

Luigi was the father of jazz. A teacher for all who wanted to dance. The Benefit-Tribute Concert on December 28, 2015 showcased a plethora of performers, all of which expressed their gratitude in song, dance, words, and in their presence. (more...)

REGROUP READS Spotlight Pulitzer Prize's 100th Anniversary in 2016REGROUP READS Spotlight Pulitzer Prize's 100th Anniversary in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

The 'ReGroup Reads' series is gearing up for its second year. The free reading series, based on the best of American Theatre playwriting has already presented works by Paul Green, Tennessee Williams, Lillian Hellman, Maxwell Anderson, George S. Kaufman and more in its first year. (more...)

Rick McKay & More Will Take Part in LUIGI Tribute at Symphony SpaceRick McKay & More Will Take Part in LUIGI Tribute at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

On December 28th, here in NYC at Symphony Space, I am very excited to be one of the guest stars (along with the great Melba Moore and some of the best singers and dancers in this town!) in a very special tribute/benefit to LUIGI (1925-2015), the man who revolutionized jazz dance in America. Years ago, when I was practically a kid, studying to move to New York City and break into the biz, I had a dance scholarship in the Luigi technique. And when I came to New York I studied with him. He changed my life, but then again, he seems to have changed everyone's life that was lucky enough to know him. (more...)

Breaking: Rick McKay's BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE to Premiere at 2016 Palm Springs International Film FestivalBreaking: Rick McKay's BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE to Premiere at 2016 Palm Springs International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, is set to make its World Premiere at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, which takes place January 1-11, 2016. (more...)

South Florida Theatre League's 2015 Remy Awards Celebration Set for 12/7South Florida Theatre League's 2015 Remy Awards Celebration Set for 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Nine individuals will be honored with the South Florida Theatre League's Remy Awards, which will be presented at the League's annual holiday celebration on December 7, 2015 at Stache in Fort Lauderdale. (more...)

Eric Coble's MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Heads Off-Broadway TonightEric Coble's MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Heads Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

With over 50 million copies sold worldwide, John Gray's 1992 NY Times Best-Seller, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus is one of the most read self-help books in the world, helping men and women enrich their personal relationships. Celebrated playwright Eric Coble (Broadway's The Velocity of Autumn) has adapted Gray's principles into a hysterical and inspiring night of theatre called … Men are from Mars -- Woman are from Venus LIVE!   (more...)

MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Opens This Weekend Off-BroadwayMEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Opens This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

After traveling the country for the past two years, MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! is making its Off-Broadway debut, it began performances on October 22; and will open this weekend on November 7 running through November 29, 2015 at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker Hosts La MaMa's 2015 Gala Tonight; Bridget Everett, Rufus Wainwright to PerformSarah Jessica Parker Hosts La MaMa's 2015 Gala Tonight; Bridget Everett, Rufus Wainwright to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

La MaMa will honor film producer Joy Tomchin for her activism on behalf of the LGBTQ communities; Donn Russell for his commitment to and support of nontraditional theatre; and Roberta Uno for her leadership in philanthropy and cultural diversity at the annual La MaMa Gala tonight, November 2nd at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.), it has been announced by Mia Yoo, the theater company's Artistic Director. (more...)

Old Log Theatre to Present THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN, 9/11-10/24Old Log Theatre to Present THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN, 9/11-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Old Log Theatre's 2015/16 season opens with the regional premiere of Eric Coble's new dramatic comedy THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN. This two person play takes place in a simple Brooklyn brownstone; 79-year-old Alexandra lives a solitary existence with her fleeting memories and is at an impasse with her family over how she should spend her autumn years.  Alexandra's long-absent son enters as a most unlikely mediator, to try and save his mother's life as much as his own. Funny and sweet, aching and revelatory, this perceptive play reveals both the fragility and ferocity of life. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker to Host La MaMa's 2015 Gala; Bridget Everett, Rufus Wainwright to PerformSarah Jessica Parker to Host La MaMa's 2015 Gala; Bridget Everett, Rufus Wainwright to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

La MaMa will honor film producer Joy Tomchin for her activism on behalf of the LGBTQ communities; Donn Russell for his commitment to and support of nontraditional theatre; and Roberta Uno for her leadership in philanthropy and cultural diversity at the annual La MaMa Gala on Monday, November 2nd at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.), it has been announced by Mia Yoo, the theater company's Artistic Director. (more...)

Eric Coble's MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Heads Off-Broadway TonightEric Coble's MEN ARE FROM MARS - WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE! Heads Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

With over 50 million copies sold worldwide, John Gray's 1992 NY Times Best-Seller, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus is one of the most read self-help books in the world, helping men and women enrich their personal relationships. Celebrated playwright Eric Coble (Broadway's The Velocity of Autumn) has adapted Gray's principles into a hysterical and inspiring night of theatre called … Men are from Mars -- Woman are from Venus LIVE!   (more...)

Frog & Peach Theatre Co. to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGFrog & Peach Theatre Co. to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

The Battle of the Sexes just got Sicilian! This Fall in NYC, renowned Frog & Peach Theatre Company is guaranteed to delight and excite audiences with Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare's sexiest  comedy of unlikely romance, police incompetence, and the hilarious war of words between the enchantingly lovely Beatrice and charming Ladies' Man Benedick. Can anything bring these two foes together? (more...)

Adelphi University to Present HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVEAdelphi University to Present HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

As part of their Pulitzer Prize-winning season, the Department of Theatre at Adelphi University's Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is pleased to present the 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive, written by playwright Paula Vogel and directed by Adelphi Adjunct Professor Markus Potter. (more...)

Austin Pendleton, Richard Kind and More Set for Frog & Peach Theatre's NATURAL MAGIC Gala TonightAustin Pendleton, Richard Kind and More Set for Frog & Peach Theatre's NATURAL MAGIC Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

To kick off its 21st Season and celebrate the world of William Shakespeare, Frog & Peach Theatre Company will host a Benefit Gala NATURAL MAGIC tonight, September 24 at 7pm at the Greenwich House Music School (46 Barrow Street) to raise funds for the company (which includes free and subsidized tickets for NYC public school students). (more...)

Broadway's Mary Louise Wilson and More Appear at Chicago's REELING Film Festival This MonthBroadway's Mary Louise Wilson and More Appear at Chicago's REELING Film Festival This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

REELING, the second-oldest LGBTQ+ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 30 years, features a host of events of interest to the theater community. GREY GARDENS Tony Award winner Mary Louise Wilson will be present for the Chicago premiere of SHE'S THE BEST THING IN IT, a documentary about Wilson also featuring Frances McDormand, Melissa Leo, Tyne Daly, Estelle Parsons, Valerie Harper and Charlotte Rae. (more...)

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