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
Angelina Fiordellisi, Lauren Velez & Jonathan Walker to Star in CATCH THE BUTCHER at Cherry Lane TheatreAngelina Fiordellisi, Lauren Velez & Jonathan Walker to Star in CATCH THE BUTCHER at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

CATCH THE BUTCHER - a new play by Adam Seidel about what happens when a single woman sets off to find the serial killer of other single women - will be given its Off-Broadway premiere this fall when Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) kicks off its 92nd anniversary season with the production, directed by Valentina Fratti. (more...)

Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris Announces 2016 Writing Workshop, 6/19Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris Announces 2016 Writing Workshop, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The Left Bank Writers Retreat, a small-group writing workshop and literary tourism experience held in Paris each summer, is set to take place June 19-25, 2016. Open to all levels of writers, the six-day Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris includes morning writing sessions, coaching and one-on-one time with the instructor for a maximum of eight writers, as well as lunch each day, admission to museums and area sights, a picnic on the banks of the Seine and a literary tour visiting many of the sites featured in the Woody Allen movie 'Midnight in Paris.' Tuition for the retreat of $1,999 covers all expenses during the retreat each day (writers are responsible for their own airfare and lodging). (more...)

En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

En Garde Founder Anne Hamburger, a Pioneering Producer of Site-Specific Theater in New York, Returns with New Festival Challenging 26 Emerging Artists to Think Big (more...)

Independent Theatre to Present F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE GREAT GATSBY, Sept 3-12Independent Theatre to Present F. Scott Fitzgerald's THE GREAT GATSBY, Sept 3-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Independent Theatre is poised to roar into The Space with a new version of what is considered the greatest American novel of the twentieth century. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

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Bookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Eclectic ListsBookworks Presents Shelf Awareness for Readers: Eclectic Lists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Recently, Chronicle Books publishedLists of Note: An Eclectic Collection Deserving of a Wider Audience, compiled byShaun Usher. Usher's 125 lists, with facsimiles or illustrations, will intrigue and amuse, and sometimes surprise: Einstein, as his first marriage deteriorated, imposed conditions on his wife if they were to stay together, including 'I will receive three meals regularlyin my room.... You will stop talking to me if I request it.' Predictably, she left him soon after. In 1951, then-starlet Marilyn Monroe came up with 17 'dream lovers' she'd like to bed if there were no strings attached. Albert Einstein made the cut. She must not have known about his predilection for control. (more...)

Donna McKechnie, VILLAIN: DEBLANKS & More Set for 54 Below This WeekDonna McKechnie, VILLAIN: DEBLANKS & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

THE FITZGERALDS OF ST. PAUL Concert Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next WeekTHE FITZGERALDS OF ST. PAUL Concert Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours.To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming event: (more...)

Alice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & SeptemberAlice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

This August and September,54 BELOWpresents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visitwww.54Below.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Bard Heads to the Bayou for Ruby in the Dust's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: The Bard Heads to the Bayou for Ruby in the Dust's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The magic of Shakespeare is derived from the fact that the renowned plays written by the Bard of Avon can nimbly be transported from London's Globe Theater in Elizabethan England to the spell-casting city of New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century. That's what Ruby In The Dust have done with their production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, as they've taken the Bard to the bayou. Audiences who expect to hear the sound of the lute for musical accompaniment will be intrigued to listen to the jazz of Dr. John, who gave his approval for its inclusion, in this production. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Door Shakespeare's Sensual ROMEO AND JULIET Revisits 1920'sBWW Reviews: Door Shakespeare's Sensual ROMEO AND JULIET Revisits 1920's
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jul 16, 2015

A few hours after their first production on a Saturday night, Door Shakespeare changes costumes, peotic canonsand presents Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at 8:30 p.m.Under the velvet moonlght of a Bailey's Harbor sky that naturally resembles the darkness that dominates much of the Bard's iconic story, the tragicplayunfolds.A rivetingRomeo and Juliettheatergoers will remember when the sun sets the following evening regardless of what they have ever known or seen of this productionbefore. (more...)

THE GREAT GATSBY to Play Blackeyed TheatreTHE GREAT GATSBY to Play Blackeyed Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Immersing you in the decadence of America's Jazz Age, The Great Gatsby is brought to life in this sizzling new stage adaptation from acclaimed Blackeyed Theatre. Commissioned to mark the 90th anniversary of the novel's publication, this production will embark on a 98 date tour across the UK from September 2015. (more...)

Genesis Theatrical Productions to Present ZELDA AT THE OASIS, 8/6-23Genesis Theatrical Productions to Present ZELDA AT THE OASIS, 8/6-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Genesis Theatrical Productions will present the Chicago premiere of Zelda at the Oasis by Pat Lin beginning August 6 and running to August 23, 2015. (more...)

Joel Perez and Tiffany Topol to Star in THE FITZGERALDS OF ST. PAUL in Concert at 54 BelowJoel Perez and Tiffany Topol to Star in THE FITZGERALDS OF ST. PAUL in Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "The Fitzgeralds of St. Paul" --A New Musical in Concert on Friday August 7, 2015 at 11:30 PM. Part memory play, part gin-soaked vaudeville, "The Fitzgeralds of St. Paul" is a fictionalized, hyper-theatrical imagining of the lives and adventures of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda --an evening in which two tragic, larger-than-life icons of a bygone era finally get to tell their story. (more...)

Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris Now Accepting Applications, OctoberLeft Bank Writers Retreat in Paris Now Accepting Applications, October
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris is accepting applications for its first-ever fall session in October to accommodate additional writers, announced founder and host Darla Worden. Like the Left Bank Writers Retreat's popular June session, which just wrapped up (with a second June 'reunion' session underway), the fall writers' workshop, scheduled for October 18 - 23, 2015, in Paris, France, will combine writing sessions in various significant Paris venues with lunch at Parisian cafes favored by Ernest Hemingway and his friends and a tour of literary sites and landmarks. Worden is currently accepting applications for the new October retreat with a deadline of Aug. 1, 2015. (more...)

Haven Theatre Company to Present LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC, 7/24-9/6Haven Theatre Company to Present LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC, 7/24-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Haven Theatre Company is proud to announce the cast of Arlene Hutton's Last Train to Nibroc, directed by Jason Gerace, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., July 24 - September 6. (more...)

BWW Interviews: MARY JANE SCHAEFERBWW Interviews: MARY JANE SCHAEFER
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jun 11, 2015

Actress and playwright Mary Jane Schaefer explores the relationship between Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald in her play, Scott and Zelda: Happy Forever, which was performed at the Theatre Artists Workshop in Norwalk in June. Schaefer is best known for her work in Shakespeare. She performed with Shakespeare On The Sound and has written two parts of a trilogy on the Bard -- Shakespeare Rising and Judith Shakespeare Has Her Say. (more...)

SONDHEIM UNSCRIPTED and More Set for Falcon Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonSONDHEIM UNSCRIPTED and More Set for Falcon Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Falcon Theatre Founder, Garry Marshall, is thrilled to announce the Falcon Theatre's 2015-2016 5-Play Subscription Season. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY is of Questionable SignificanceBWW Reviews: Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY is of Questionable Significance
by Michael Dale - May 22, 2015

The concept of the company's presentation of William Faulkner's text proves more interesting than watching its execution. (more...)

Playwrights Theatre Announces High School, Elementary Winners of 2015 NJ Young Playwrights ContestPlaywrights Theatre Announces High School, Elementary Winners of 2015 NJ Young Playwrights Contest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Playwrights Theatre is pleased to announce the High School and Elementary School winners of the 32nd Annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest. (more...)

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