George S. Kaufman News

Date Of Birth:
November 16, 1889
Date Of Death:
June 02, 1961 (71)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender:
Male
OF MICE AND MEN Box Office Opens Today; Limited Number of Opening Night Tickets Available at the Longacre Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Tickets go on sale for Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street) today, February 18 at 10am. A limited number of balcony tickets for opening night (Wednesday, April 16) will be available at the Longacre Theatre box office. (more...)

OF MICE AND MEN Box Office to Open 2/18; Limited Number of Opening Night Tickets Available at the Longacre Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Tickets go on sale for Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street) Tuesday, February 18 at 10am. A limited number of balcony tickets for opening night (Wednesday, April 16) will be available at the Longacre Theatre box office. (more...)

Rehearsals for OF MICE AND MEN Broadway Revival Now Underway in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The cast of Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men is currently rehearsing in Chicago through the end of February. Starring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Jim Norton, Of Mice and Men begins previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on Wednesday, March 19, and opens Wednesday, April 16. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 Previews Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 preview performances begin tonight, February 14, and the season will open Friday night, February 21 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's The Tempest (director, Tony Taccone). On Saturday, Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (Juliette Carrillo) takes the stage, as does the classic Marx Brothers musical The Cocoanuts (David Ivers), and Sunday afternoon Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors (Kent Gash) opens in the Thomas Theatre. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Kicks Off 2014 Season with THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Artistic Director Bill Rauch recently announced the Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014 playbill. (more...)

Joel Marsh Garland, James McMenamin, Jim Parrack & More Join OF MICE AND MEN; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men will star Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton, and will feature Ron Cephas Jones (The Motherfucker with the Hat), Alex Morf ("The Good Wife"), Joel Marsh Garland ("Orange Is The New Black"), James McMenamin ("The Good Wife"), Jim Ortlieb (Guys and Dolls) and Jim Parrack ("True Blood"). (more...)

Up on the Marquee: OF MICE AND MEN
by Walter McBride - Feb 08, 2014

Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton star in the upcoming Broadway revival production OF MICE AND MEN, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. Performances begin March 19, 2014 and officially opens April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street, NYC). This is a strictly limited engagement through July 27, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee at the Longacre! (more...)

TRUE BLOOD's Jim Parrack Joins OF MICE AND MEN Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, TRUE BLOOD's Jim Parrack is the latest to join the all-star cast, including Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton. Parrack will take on the role of 'Slim' in the revival, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

Breaking: JUNE MOON, LIVING ON LOVE, THE VISIT Revival with Chita Rivera and More Set for 2014 Williamstown Theatre Festival!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 30, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the 2014 Main Stage Season, the 60th Anniversary Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company. The Main Stage Season will kick off on July 2, 2014 with a revival of Ring Lardner and George S. Kaufman's June Moon, directed by WTF favorite Jessica Stone (July 2-13); the season will also include the World Premiere of Living on Love by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro and Garson Kanin (based on Kanin's play Peccadillo), with celebrated soprano Renee Fleming in her Festival debut, directed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (July 16 - 26), and the highly anticipated revival of Kander and Ebb's The Visit, featuring Tony Award winner Chita Rivera, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle (July 31 - August 17). (more...)

OF MICE AND MEN Tickets Go On Sale to the Public Tomorrow, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Tickets for Of Mice and Men starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton go on-sale to the general public tomorrow, Sunday, January 26, 2014, through Telecharge.com (212-239-6200). Full cast and design team will be announced shortly for this new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

OF MICE AND MEN Tickets Now Available for Audience Rewards Members; On Sale for General Public on 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Of Mice and Men tickets will be available to members of Audience Rewards beginning Thursday, January 23, 2014, by visiting AudienceRewards.com. Tickets for Of Mice and Men starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony Award winner Jim Norton go on-sale to the general public January 26, 2014. Full cast and design team will be announced shortly for this new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 Previews Begin 2/14; THE TEMPEST to Open 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 preview performances begin February 14, and the season will open Friday night, February 21 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's The Tempest (director, Tony Taccone). On Saturday, Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (Juliette Carrillo) takes the stage, as does the classic Marx Brothers musical The Cocoanuts (David Ivers), and Sunday afternoon Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors (Kent Gash) opens in the Thomas Theatre. (more...)

Vicki Lewis, Adam Wylie and More Are GOING HOLLYWOOD at the Festival of New American Musicals, Now thru 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN MUSICALS kicks off its 7th year with a staged reading of GOING HOLLYWOOD tonight and Thursday, January 22 and 23, 7:30pm at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater in HOLLYWOOD. The Festival is offering free admission to the reading as a gift to the community. (more...)

Powers, Zuniga and Atkins Join Star-Studded THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER to Benefit Coyote Stageworks 1/19
by David Green - Jan 16, 2014

StageWorks is pleased to announce that veteran television and film actress Stefanie Powers is scheduled to appear in "The Man Who Came to Dinner" at 6:00 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Annenberg Theater in Palm Springs. Powers, best known for her role as Jennifer Hart in the 1980's television series "Hart to Hart," joins a roster of celebrities for this one-night-only performance to benefit Coyote StageWorks, a not-for-profit company dedicated to advancing theatre as a vital art form in the desert communities of the Coachella Valley. (more...)

Vicki Lewis, Adam Wylie and More Are GOING HOLLYWOOD at the Festival of New American Musicals, 1/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The FESTIVAL OF NEW AMERICAN MUSICALS kicks off its 7th year with a staged reading of GOING HOLLYWOOD on Wednesday and Thursday, January 22 and 23, 7:30pm at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater in HOLLYWOOD. (more...)

Discounted MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Encore Screening Tickets Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 14, 2014

A lot of severely discounted tickets for the upcoming January and February encore movie theater showings of the recently filmed West End production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's reverse-order musical comedy MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG are now available to purchase for Goldstar members. (more...)

Andrea Martin, Chuck Cooper & More to Join Tony Shaloub, Santino Fontana in James Lapine's ACT ONE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Bill Army, Will Brill, Laurel Casillo, Chuck Cooper, Steven Kaplan, Will LeBow, Mimi Lieber, Charlotte Maier, Andrea Martin, Deborah Offner, Matthew Saldivar, Matthew Schechter, Bob Stillman and Amy Warren will join Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub in the cast of its upcoming production of ACT ONE, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews Thursday, March 20 and open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Jim Norton Set to Join James Franco & Chris O'Dowd in OF MICE AND MEN on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Tony Award winner Jim Norton (Candy) joins Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester in Of Mice and Men, a new Broadway production directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

Leighton Meester To Play Curley's Wife In OF MICE AND MEN On Broadway
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 09, 2013

Producer David Binder announces Leighton Meester ('Gossip Girl', Country Strong) will join Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco and Chris O'Dowd in Of Mice and Men, a new production directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

Breaking News: Santino Fontana & Tony Shalhoub to BOTH Play 'Moss Hart' in Upcoming ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop) has announced that actors Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub will both be featured as the legendary writer/director Moss Hart at different stages of his life in its upcoming production of ACT ONE, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production, which will also feature a third actor who will play Mr. Hart as a young boy, is scheduled to begin previews Thursday, March 20 and open onThursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

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