F. Scott Fitzgerald News

Date Of Birth:
September 24, 1896
Date Of Death:
December 21, 1940 (44)
Birth Place:
St. Paul, MN, USA
Gender:
Male
Lisa Ramirez's TO THE BONE Opens Tonight at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The legendary Cherry Lane Theatre - which this year will celebrate its 90th anniversary as one of the nation's most revered institutions for its commitment to producing new works for the stage - opens its 90th season with the world-premiere of Lisa Ramirez's play TO THE BONE directed by Lisa Peterson, set to open tonight, September 17 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village). The production runs through October 4. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome the Cab Calloway Orchestra, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Red-hot jazz, wine and art will kick off Ridgefield's The Big Read initiative when the Cab Calloway Orchestra comes to town on Friday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Host GREAT GATSBY Film Event, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

“In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.” So wrote the great American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald in one of the finest works of fiction by any of this country's great writers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted “gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession”, is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s and a true classic of twentieth-century American literature. The Great Gatsby, which depicts the dark side of the American dream, a world of gangsters, wild parties and reckless people who had a way of destroying people's lives, was the perfect story for the silver screen. (more...)

Cherry Lane Begins 90th Season with Lisa Ramirez's TO THE BONE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

The legendary Cherry Lane Theatre - which this year will celebrate its 90th anniversary as one of the nation's most revered institutions for its commitment to producing new works for the stage - will begin its 90th season with the world-premiere of Lisa Ramirez's play TO THE BONE directed by Lisa Peterson, set to commence previews tonight, September 9 prior to an official opening night September 17 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village), it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, the company's Founding Artistic Director. The production runs through October 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE GREAT GATSBY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company officially opens their 2014-2015 season with the highly anticipated production of the Regional Premiere of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. This production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare's Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips and features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble of actors including Jared Joplin, Justin McCombs, Sara Clark and Kelly Mengelkoch. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Heights Players to Present THE GREAT GATSBY, 9/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

The Heights Players 59th season opens with great exuberance as the New York premiere of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, takes the stage in Brooklyn Heights. This elegant and exquisite production celebrates one of the most iconoclastic portrayals of the American Dream by one of the most famous American authors of all time. The Great Gatsby - the novel that defined the Jazz Age - opens on Friday, September 5th and runs through September 21st. (more...)

Jessica Grove to Lead Prospect Theater's THE UNDERCLASSMAN, Begin. 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Prospect Theater Company will present The Underclassman, an original musical that explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's coming of age as a writer on the eve of World War I, and his first romance with the elusive debutante Ginevra King. (more...)

Matthew Hydzik Will Age Backwards in BENJAMIN BUTTON Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The York Theatre Company will present a staged reading of Benjamin Button, a new musical with music by Natalie Tenenbaum and book and lyrics by Brett Boles. Stephen Nachamie will direct. The musical is based on the short story authored by F. Scott Fitzgerald. (more...)

Top Reads: Liane Moriarty's BIG LITTLE LIES Leads NY Times Best Seller List, Week Ending 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

THE GREAT GATSBY to Play Cincinnati Shakespeare, 9/5-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company officially opens their 2014-2015 season with the highly anticipated production of the Regional Premiere of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" adapted for the stage by Simon Levy. This production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare's Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips and features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble of actors including Jared Joplin, Justin McCombs, Sara Clark and Kelly Mengelkoch. The Ensemble is generously sponsored by BKD and Taft and the Design is sponsored by Legg Mason. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company to Present New Musicals by Mills & Reichel and Milburn & Vigoda During 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Prospect Theater Company has announced its upcoming 2014 - 2015 Season productions of two new musicals: The Underclassman and Long Story Short. (more...)

Top Reads: FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Resurges on New York Times Bestseller List, Week Ending 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

New York City Center's 2014-15 season features an exciting lineup of dance and musical theater that begins with the 11th season of City Center's acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival. The Festival features 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, and will kick off in September with two free dance performances at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in association with The Public Theater, followed by five unique programs at City Center in October. The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, follows in November, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns for a month-long engagement in December. (more...)

Single Ticket Saturday Set for 8/16 at RiverCenter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

RiverCenter will hold its ninth annual Single Ticket Saturday event on August 16th from 10am to 3pm. Last year hundreds of patrons enjoyed Single Ticket Saturday and this year's season is bigger than ever. (more...)

Cherry Lane to Open 90th Season with Lisa Ramirez's TO THE BONE, Running 9/9-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

The legendary Cherry Lane Theatre - which this year will celebrate its 90th anniversary as one of the nation's most revered institutions for its commitment to producing new works for the stage - will begin its 90th season with the world-premiere of Lisa Ramirez's play TO THE BONE directed by Lisa Peterson, set to commence previews September 9 prior to an official opening night September 17 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Greenwich Village), it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, the company's Founding Artistic Director. The production runs through October 4. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse's October Lineup to Include Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Madigan, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2014

Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, Connecticut presents a variety of performances in October, including an appearance from Whoopi Goldberg, Kathleen Madigan, and more. (more...)

PBS to Premiere AMERICAN MASTERS - Dorothea Lange Documentary, 8/29
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Her celebrated photograph 'Migrant Mother' is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to represent the suffering of America's Great Depression. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Present New Dorothea Lange Documentary
by TV News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Her celebrated photograph 'Migrant Mother'is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to represent the suffering of America's Great Depression. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group to Present Dysfunctional Theatre's A CLAMOUR OF CABARET, 8/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Horse Trade Theater Group will present Dysfunctional Theatre Company's evening of short plays, A Clamour of Cabaret: A Volume of Vaudeville Varieties featuring stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mim Granahan, Josh Hartung, Emily Edwards, and Patrick Storck directed by Eric Chase, Emily Edwards, Amy Overman, Justin Plowman, and Mim Granahan. The show runs August 7-16 at UNDER St. Marks. (more...)

Jack Mikesell and Christina Elmore to Star in SCLA's ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/8-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), under the artistic direction of Ben Donenberg, returns to the Japanese Garden at the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Campus for the third consecutive summer, with a Los Angeles-centric summer production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet -- directed by Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre alum Kenn Sabberton -- for seventeen performances only, July 8 to 26 (press opening July 13). (more...)

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