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George S. Kaufman News

Date of Birth: November 16, 1889
Date of Death: June 02, 1961 (71)
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender: Male
Bucks County Playhouse Moves OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL to Spring 2016Bucks County Playhouse Moves OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL to Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse announces that due to unforeseen artist scheduling conflicts, the Oscar Hammerstein Festival will be moved from fall to spring, 2016. (more...)

Nathan Lane Will Lead Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit ReadingNathan Lane Will Lead Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced a 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart starring Nathan Lane. Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis will direct this one-night only reading. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUMad Cow Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Mad Cow Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its upcoming run of the classic comedy You Can't Take It With You, by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. You Can't Take It With You is set to open Oct. 2, 2015 in the Harriett Theatre as the first production of Season 19. (more...)

FUNNYMAN World Premiere, MOTHERS AND SONS, 'DISCORD' and More Set for Northlight's 2015-16 SeasonFUNNYMAN World Premiere, MOTHERS AND SONS, 'DISCORD' and More Set for Northlight's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 41st Season. (more...)

Theater 2020 to Hold Rare Hart/Kaufman Comedy ReadingTheater 2020 to Hold Rare Hart/Kaufman Comedy Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

Theater 2020, Brooklyn Heights resident professional theater company continues its popular Hearthside Reading Series at the Brooklyn Public library, with a FREE reading of the rarely heard Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman comedy "George Washington Slept Here" on Saturday October 10th at 2pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mint Theater's Rare NY Revival of THE NEW MORALITYPhoto Flash: First Look at Mint Theater's Rare NY Revival of THE NEW MORALITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

In honor of the centenary of Harold Chapin's heroic death on the battlefield in 1915, Mint Theater is proud to present THE NEW MORALITY, opening Monday,†September 21st,†and in previews now. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through October 11th only at the Mint Theater, 311 West 43rd Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse's 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Festival to Celebrate Stephen Sondheim This FallBucks County Playhouse's 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Festival to Celebrate Stephen Sondheim This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Bucks County Playhouse producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser just announced the 2nd Annual Oscar Hammerstein Festival -- named in honor of the†master lyricist who wrote some of America's most beloved and recognizable musicals at his family farm in Bucks County. (more...)

AFTER MISS JULIE, ROBIN HOOD AND MAID MARIAN, D.O.A. and More Set for Strawdog's 2015-16 SeasonAFTER MISS JULIE, ROBIN HOOD AND MAID MARIAN, D.O.A. and More Set for Strawdog's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce their 2015 - 2016 season, "The Tipping Point." (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!BILLY ELLIOT, ACT ONE, Chita Rivera & More Set for PBS This Fall!
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

PBS President Paula Kerger announced at the Television Critics Association Press Tour the full lineup and airdates of PBS' annual arts programming showcase. (more...)

Christian Campbell Joins Cast of Mint Theater's Revival of THE NEW MORALITYChristian Campbell Joins Cast of Mint Theater's Revival of THE NEW MORALITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

In honor of the centenary of Harold Chapin's heroic death on the battlefield in 1915, Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director; Jen Soloway, Managing Director) is proud to present The New Morality, beginning performances August 22nd - one day earlier than previously announced. (more...)

MARY POPPINS Added to Utah Shakes' 2016 SeasonMARY POPPINS Added to Utah Shakes' 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

With so much to look forward to in 2016, the Utah Shakespeare Festival†has secured the rights to Disney's beloved musical, Mary Poppins. Before a public announcement could be made a signed contract and confirmation had to be received which just happened late last week. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Starring Jason Tam & More, Begins TonightSharon Playhouse's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Starring Jason Tam & More, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents a rare staging of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along from tonight, July 15, through July 19. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Jason Tam, Lauren Marcus, A.J. Shively and More in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONGPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Jason Tam, Lauren Marcus, A.J. Shively and More in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic DirectorJohn Simpkins†and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents a rare staging of†Stephen Sondheim†and†George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along from July 15 through 19. † Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Looks Forward to 2016 SeasonUtah Shakespeare Festival Looks Forward to 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2015

The future is rising at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Taking shape on the campus of Southern Utah University is the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts, which will house the Festival's new outdoor theatre, the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre; the Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre; and much needed production, rehearsal and education space. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: USA, USA! HAMILTON, 1776 & Many More Patriotic MusicalsFLASH FRIDAY: USA, USA! HAMILTON, 1776 & Many More Patriotic Musicals
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 3, 2015

Today we are shining a solo spotlight on the historically-based musicals celebrating American figures in honor of July 4! (more...)

Sharon Playhouse's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Starring Jason Tam & More, Begins Next MonthSharon Playhouse's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Starring Jason Tam & More, Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director†John Simpkins and Managing Director†Justin Ball, presents†a rare staging of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's†Merrily We Roll Along†from July 15 through 19.† (more...)

InDepth InterView: William Finn Talks Encores! A NEW BRAIN, SPELLING BEE Reunion, ROYAL FAMILY Update & MoreInDepth InterView: William Finn Talks Encores! A NEW BRAIN, SPELLING BEE Reunion, ROYAL FAMILY Update & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 15, 2015

Today we are talking to a Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist celebrated for his uniquely designed mainstages musicals showcasing a fiercely idiosyncratic style and flair all his own, the one and only William Finn. Outlining the new version of A NEW BRAIN set to be presented later this month at City Center as part of the Encores! Off-Center series, Finn discusses his original intentions behind many moments in the show as well as shares his inspiration for many musical moments in the melodic and moving score, as well. Additionally, Finn shares fresh news of his long in developtment musical adaptation of George S. Kaufman & Edna Ferber's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY and provides preliminary details on the forthcoming revival of his groundbreaking Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS set to premiere later this season, as well. Plus, Finn imparts his enthusiasm for the upcoming 10th anniversary cast reunion of his popular musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, touches upon his favorite songs to date and expresses his desire to revisit Depression-era musical ROMANCE IN HARD TIMES in the future, as well as reveals his personal favorite songs to date and much, much more. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  THE ROYAL FAMILY at STNJ is a Real HitBWW Reviews: THE ROYAL FAMILY at STNJ is a Real Hit
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 4, 2015

See 'The Royal Family' now through June 21st at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Directed by the theatre's Artistic Director, Bonnie Monte, the show is sure to please metropolitan area audiences. (more...)

Summer Stages: New Jersey Summer EntertainmentSummer Stages: New Jersey Summer Entertainment
by Marina Kennedy - May 31, 2015

Take a look at New Jersey's 'Summer Stages' for great entertainment in the Garden State. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's THE ROYAL FAMILYPhoto Flash: First Look at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's THE ROYAL FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 53rd Season opens with The Royal Family, the Tony Award-winning American classic by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Performances began this week on May 27th and continue through Sunday, June 21st at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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