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Date Of Birth:
October 01, 1903
Date Of Death:
April 25, 1989 (85)
Birth Place:
Manchester, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
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AboutFACE Ireland Presents the World Premiere of ORSON WELLES'  CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 22 & 23AboutFACE Ireland Presents the World Premiere of ORSON WELLES' CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 22 & 23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2012

It's Christmas Eve 1938 at CBS Studio 1 in New York City, and radio superstar Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre on the Air are set to perform their eagerly awaited weekly 60-minute version of a classic; tonight it's "A Christmas Carol." Only things aren't too Christmassy: it's ten minutes to ON-AIR and legendary Scrooge Lionel Barrymore has fallen sick, and now 23-year-old Orson has to step into his shoes; plus the script still isn't right, Orson's on the rampage, his cast are revolting after three days of rehearsing without sleep, and the pressure's on after the success of "War of the Worlds": the Nation awaits and Hollywood's watching! Will this Christmas Carol have a happy ending? (more...)

Director Larry Eisenberg Talks Theatre Background and SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE at Group RepDirector Larry Eisenberg Talks Theatre Background and SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE at Group Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012

In Steve Peterson's interview below, director Larry Eisenberg talks about his theatre background and what led him to choose SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE for Group Rep. (more...)

Old Time Radio Theatre at Beowulf Alley Theatre Announces Performances for OctoberOld Time Radio Theatre at Beowulf Alley Theatre Announces Performances for October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2011

Beowulf Alley Theatre's Old Time Radio Theatre Company will present classic productions and reproductions from the golden days of radio at the theatre, 11 South 6th Avenue (Downtown between Broadway and Congress). Performances in October will be Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on October 4, and October 18, 2011. Tickets purchased online at www.beowulfalley.org at least the day before a performance are $8.00. Tickets by phone or at the door are $10. Children 12 years and under are free. The box office phone number is (520) 882-0555. (more...)

International City Theatre Closes A Shayna Maidel, 7/3International City Theatre Closes A Shayna Maidel, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

Two sisters separated by the Holocaust reunite in the aftermath of World War II in Barbara Lebow's powerful and profoundly moving A Shayna Maidel. ICT artistic director Shashin Desai directs Liza de Weerd, Larry Eisenberg, Laura Howard, Charles Pasternak, Julia Silverman and Erin Anne Williams in a four-week run June 11 through July 3 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Low-priced previews begin June 8. (more...)

International City Theatre Reprises A Shayna Maidel 6/11-7/3International City Theatre Reprises A Shayna Maidel 6/11-7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2010

Two sisters separated by the Holocaust reunite in the aftermath of World War II in Barbara Lebow's powerful and profoundly moving A Shayna Maidel. ICT artistic director Shashin Desai directs Liza de Weerd, Larry Eisenberg, Laura Howard, Charles Pasternak, Julia Silverman and Erin Anne Williams in a four-week run June 11 through July 3 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Low-priced previews begin June 8. (more...)

International City Theatre Reprises A Shayna Maidel 6/11-7/3International City Theatre Reprises A Shayna Maidel 6/11-7/3
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010

Two sisters separated by the Holocaust reunite in the aftermath of World War II in Barbara Lebow's powerful and profoundly moving A Shayna Maidel. ICT artistic director Shashin Desai directs Liza de Weerd, Larry Eisenberg, Laura Howard, Charles Pasternak, Julia Silverman and Erin Anne Williams in a four-week run June 11 through July 3 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Low-priced previews begin June 8. (more...)

ME AND ORSON WELLES Brings Back Memories for Mercury Theatre's William HerzME AND ORSON WELLES Brings Back Memories for Mercury Theatre's William Herz
by Movies News Desk - Dec 27, 2009

Prompted by the release of 'Me and Orson Welles', 'The Hartford Courant's Frank Rizzo shares with readers the story of his partner's cousin, William Herz, now aged 93, who was a member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre in 1937. Herz assisted with such productions as 'The Shoemaker's Holiday' and 'Heartbreak House', and held the distinction of stage managing the classic 'War of the Worlds' radio broadcast in 1938, where he even stepped into the role of Wells during the dress rehearsal. Herz was also an extra in the 1937 production of Julius Ceaser which is at the forefront of the film 'Me and Orson Welles'. (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Joseph Cotten (James Tupper)Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Joseph Cotten (James Tupper)
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2009

Joseph Cotten, although cast by Welles in a minor role in "Julius Caesar", became a star of the big screen, despite his comment that: "I didn't care about the movies, really. I was tall. I could talk. It was easy to do." (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Muriel Brassier (Kelly Reilly)Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Muriel Brassier (Kelly Reilly)
by Movies News Desk - Dec 8, 2009

Leading lady Muriel Brassler (Portia), though an accomplished stage actresses, was described by Houseman as 'decorative, adequate and hardly memorable'. (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Orson Welles (Christian McKay)Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Orson Welles (Christian McKay)
by Movies News Desk - Dec 7, 2009

Orson Welles was very much the leader of the Mercury Theatre Company, despite his relative youth. He became, in fact, a Broadway legend... (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: John Houseman (Eddie Marsan)Me and Orson Welles Character Card: John Houseman (Eddie Marsan)
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

Eddie Marsan appears as what Marc Samuelson calls "the solid centre of what's going on in the madness." John Houseman's late career as an actor makes him more familiar to many cinemagoers than some of the other characters in the film... (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Gretta Adler (Zoe Kazan)Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Gretta Adler (Zoe Kazan)
by Movies News Desk - Dec 3, 2009

Zoe Kazan was delighted to be cast by Richard Linklater. "I had known a lot of people who had worked with him and all of them had had nothing but the kindest things to say and they all turned out to be true. He's very easy-going and he's really hands-on as a director. He doesn't hold your hand or baby you, he let's you do the interpretation on your own and tells you what he needs and he's a lot of fun to work with. (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Sonja Jones (Claire Danes)Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Sonja Jones (Claire Danes)
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2009

Claire Danes co-stars as Sonja Jones, the unapologetically ambitious assistant to Welles whom Richard tries to woo. (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: George Coulouris (Ben Chaplin)Me and Orson Welles Character Card: George Coulouris (Ben Chaplin)
by Movies News Desk - Dec 1, 2009

Starring as the prickly and pessimistic English actor George Coulouris is Ben Chaplin. "In the States we think of him as a romantic comedy guy, but working with him on the film we got to see that he's got tremendous range as an actor" says producer Ann Carli. "He's amazing. I just said thank you for every arched eyebrow, thank you for every hurt and indignant pause - thank you for all of that." (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Richard Samuels (Zac Efron)Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Richard Samuels (Zac Efron)
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2009

The largely fictionalized template for Richard Samuels in ME AND ORSON WELLES, Anderson remained with Orson as a member of the Mercury Theatre On The Air and became one of the leading voice artists on radio, as well as making regular appearances on stage, in films and on television. (more...)

BWW TV: Me and Orson Welles Special Preview Clip 1 - Zac Efron & Claire DainesBWW TV: Me and Orson Welles Special Preview Clip 1 - Zac Efron & Claire Daines
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2009

BroadwayWorld.com is proud to present an exclusive special special preview clip from the upcoming film, Me and Orson Welles. (more...)

BWW TV: Me and Orson Welles Special Preview Clip 2 - Ian McKay as Orson WellesBWW TV: Me and Orson Welles Special Preview Clip 2 - Ian McKay as Orson Welles
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2009

Based in real theatrical history, Me and Orson Welles is a romantic coming-of-age story about a teenage actor who lucks into a role in Julius Caesar as it's being re-imagined by a brilliant, impetuous young director named Orson Welles at his newly-founded Mercury Theater in NYC, 1937. (more...)

Danes, Efron & McKay Led 'Me and Orson Welles' Presents 'War Of The Worlds' Live Broadcast, 10/30Danes, Efron & McKay Led 'Me and Orson Welles' Presents 'War Of The Worlds' Live Broadcast, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2009

In 1938, just one year after forming The Mercury Theater, Orson Welles took to the air with a series of radio broadcasts on the Columbia Broadcasting System called The Mercury Theater on the Air. In the most famous of these episodes, Welles directed and narrated an adaptation of H.G. Wells' novel 'The War of the Worlds,' reading without commercial interruption as it was a news broadcast. (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Richard Samuels (Zac Efron)
by - Jan 1, 2001

The largely fictionalized template for Richard Samuels in ME AND ORSON WELLES, Anderson remained with Orson as a member of the Mercury Theatre On The Air and became one of the leading voice artists on radio, as well as making regular appearances on stage, in films and on television. (more...)

Me and Orson Welles Character Card: Richard Samuels (Zac Efron)
by - Jan 1, 2001

The largely fictionalized template for Richard Samuels in ME AND ORSON WELLES, Anderson remained with Orson as a member of the Mercury Theatre On The Air and became one of the leading voice artists on radio, as well as making regular appearances on stage, in films and on television. (more...)

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