Estelle Parsons News

Date of Birth: November 20, 1927 (89)
Birth Place: Lynn, MA, USA
Gender: Female
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...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of The Actors Studio with Mayoral ProclamationPhoto Flash: La MaMa Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of The Actors Studio with Mayoral Proclamation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Joining in the opening night festivities for The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at The Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa (66 East 4th Street): Ellen Burstyn, Co-President of the Actors Studio; Carla Hoke-Miller, Director of Theatrical Partnerships for the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment; Ruben Blades; Lee Grant; Michael Aranov (OSLO); Valda Setterfield; Patricia Bosworth; Margaret Colin; and many others. This limited Off-Broadway engagement continues through March 26th.   The Last Days of Judas Iscariot is enjoying an extended run at La Mama after being developed at the Actors Studio as part of the Theater & Social Justice program, using Actors Studio members.      (more...)

Primary Stages Launches 'OFF-CENTER' Oral History ProjectPrimary Stages Launches 'OFF-CENTER' Oral History Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Primary Stages has announced the launch of OFF CENTER: THE OFF-BROADWAY ORAL HISTORY PROJECT. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 13th, 2017 - BROADWAY BACKWARDS and More!BWW Morning Brief March 13th, 2017 - BROADWAY BACKWARDS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 13, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Broadway's best gather tonight for the 12th Annual BROADWAY BACKWARDS! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 12, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 12, 2017
by - Mar 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/11/2017
by - Mar 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/11/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 11, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 11, 2017
by - Mar 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 9th, 2017 - THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Begins on Broadway!BWW Morning Brief March 9th, 2017 - THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Begins on Broadway!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 9, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, helmed by Estelle Parsons, starts Off-Broadway, and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG begins previews tonight on Broadway! (more...)

THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, Directed by Estelle Parsons, Starts This Week Off-BroadwayTHE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT, Directed by Estelle Parsons, Starts This Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot is receiving a rare New York revival this spring at The Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa (66 East 4th Street) with previews beginning this Thursday, March 9th, 2017 for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through March 26th. Opening Night is set for Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 5, 2017BWW's On This Day - March 5, 2017
by - Mar 5, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/4/2017
by - Mar 4, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/4/2017. (more...)

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