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Date Of Birth:
November 16, 1889
Date Of Death:
June 02, 1961 (71)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender: Male
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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
BWW Review: Mad Cow's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU is a Delightfully Bonkers ClassicBWW Review: Mad Cow's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU is a Delightfully Bonkers Classic
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 5, 2015

In the American theatrical cannon, there is perhaps no play more beloved than George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. The cherished comedy has been one of the most enduring works on American stages since its debut in 1937, and Church Street's Mad Cow Theatre Company has brought a charming production to Orlando through October 25th. Directed by David Russell, the original madcap family comedy still carries as many life lessons as it did nearly 80 years ago, all the while providing a laugh a minute. While there is a layer of subtext seemingly missing from this production, it is nonetheless thrilling to see such an incredibly talented cast dive head first into these delightfully bonkers characters. (more...)

BWW Review:  YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU at The New Theatre in Overland Park, KansasBWW Review: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU at The New Theatre in Overland Park, Kansas
by Steve Wilson - Oct 4, 2015

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU is the current production running at The New Theatre in Overland Park, Kansas. Dennis D. Hennessy directs the comedic play written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. James A. Misenheimer provides a fantastic set for the cast to operate in and Treva Farrell designed the choreography mainly performed by Katie Karel as Essie Carmichael. (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 - Oct 1, 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...)

Stars Turn Out for Tony Bennett's 9th Annual Exploring the Arts GalaStars Turn Out for Tony Bennett's 9th Annual Exploring the Arts Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto hosted the 9th annual Exploring the Arts (ETA) 2015 gala last night at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC, honoring George S. Kaufman, Chairman of Kaufman Organization & Kaufman Astoria Studios, and Samsung Electronics America for their outstanding longtime partnership with the organization.  NBC Nightly News Anchor Lester Holt hosted the evening that was highlighted by a special performance by Emmy Award winner Uzo Aduba with a select group of students from the Frank Sinatra School.  The evening was capped by a superb performance by 18-time Grammy winner Tony Bennett, who closed the evening with a medley of some of his timeless classics.  Additional guests at the illustrious affair also included Orange is the New Black actresses Taylor Schilling, Samira Wiley, Taryn Manning and Selenis Leyva, who came out to support their cast mate, Alec & Hilaria Baldwin, Rachael Ray and John Cusimano, Courtney Reed, Mrs. Matilda Cuomo, Joyce Brown and Chancellor of NYC Schools Carmen Farina. (more...)

MOON OVER BUFFALO, SEUSSICAL, INTO THE WOODS and More NKU's 2015-16 Theatre SeriesMOON OVER BUFFALO, SEUSSICAL, INTO THE WOODS and More NKU's 2015-16 Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Northern Kentucky University is proud to announce its 2015-2016 Academic Season. (more...)

Mint Theater's Revival of Harold Chapin's THE NEW MORALITY Opens TonightMint Theater's Revival of Harold Chapin's THE NEW MORALITY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

In honor of the centenary of Harold Chapin's heroic death on the battlefield in 1915, Mint Theater presents THE NEW MORALITY, opening tonight, September 21, 2015 off-Broadway. (more...)

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...)

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