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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
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Minnesota Opera to Serve DINNER AT EIGHT During its 2016-17 SeasonMinnesota Opera to Serve DINNER AT EIGHT During its 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

At its annual meeting today, Minnesota Opera announced its commission of Dinner at Eight, a new comic opera by composer William Bolcom and librettist Mark Campbell, based on the play by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Minnesota Opera will give the world premiere during its 2016-2017 season at Ordway Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Starring James Earl JonesTickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Starring James Earl Jones
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can't Take It With You announce that tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, and will be available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting Telecharge.com. (more...)

Broadway's ACT ONE with Tony Shalhoub & Santino Fontana to be Filmed for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER!Broadway's ACT ONE with Tony Shalhoub & Santino Fontana to be Filmed for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-nominated production of ACT ONE, written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart, will be filmed for Live from Lincoln Center for an anticipated broadcast on PBS at a future date, it has just been announced. ACT ONE which is up for 5 Tony Awards this Sunday, including Best Play, runs through June 15 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. (more...)

Kristine Nielsen to Join James Earl Jones in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Jason Robert Brown to Write Original MusicKristine Nielsen to Join James Earl Jones in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Jason Robert Brown to Write Original Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winning drama You Can't Take It With You announce that Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Vonya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) joins previously announced Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle winner James Earl Jones (Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Fences, The Great White Hope) as Penelope Sycamore in the cast. Further casting will be announced soon. (more...)

BWW Crash Course: Your Study Guide to the Tony Nominated PlaysBWW Crash Course: Your Study Guide to the Tony Nominated Plays
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 2, 2014

Look, we get it, whether due to budget or geography, you didn't see every show of the Broadway season, but that doesn't mean you can't be fully up-to-date for this Sunday's Tony Awards. To help get you prepared for the theatre's biggest night, BroadwayWorld has put together the ultimate Tonys Crash Course. We've outlined all of the shows nominated in the Best Play and Best Revival of a Play categories, and provided you 'study materials' as only BWW can, by mining our one-of-a-kind archives. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Berkshire RegionSummer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Berkshire Region
by Larry Murray - Jun 2, 2014

No rural area has as many summer stages as the Berkshires of Massachusetts whose offerings overflow its borders. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominees  Beowulf Boritt and Dan Moses SchreierIn the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominees Beowulf Boritt and Dan Moses Schreier
by Walter McBride - May 28, 2014

Below you can check out photos of Beowulf Boritt and Dan Moses Schreier, nominated for Best Best Scenic Design of a Play and Best Sound Design of a Play for Act One, in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Raue Center for the Arts Presents AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO MARX TonightRaue Center for the Arts Presents AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO MARX Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Tonight, May 17, 2014 join Raue Center For Thee Arts for An Evening with Groucho Marx at 8:00pm. Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. (more...)

City Theater Stages YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Now thru 5/25City Theater Stages YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

City Theater proudly presents You Can't Take it With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman today, May 16th - May 25th. (more...)

City Theater to Stage YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16-25City Theater to Stage YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16-25
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

City Theater proudly presents You Can't Take it With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman May 16th - May 25th. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- ACT ONE's Beowulf Boritt and Dan Moses SchreierBWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2014 Tony Nominees- ACT ONE's Beowulf Boritt and Dan Moses Schreier
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2014

Today we continue our Tonys coverage with Beowulf Boritt and Dan Moses Schreier, nominees for Best Best Scenic Design of a Play and Best Sound Design of a Play for Act One. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Raue Center for the Arts to Present AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO MARX, 5/17Raue Center for the Arts to Present AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO MARX, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

On May 17, 2014 join Raue Center For Thee Arts for An Evening with Groucho Marx at 8:00pm. Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater Launches Playwriting Contest in Conjunction with ACT ONELincoln Center Theater Launches Playwriting Contest in Conjunction with ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

In honor of playwright Moss Hart, Lincoln Center Theater offers a "once in a lifetime" playwriting contest in conjunction with its Tony nominated play, Act One. ACT ONE, a play written and directed by James Lapine, from the autobiography by Moss Hart, is currently playing at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street). (more...)

BWW Interview: Andrea Martin, Times 3, in ACT ONEBWW Interview: Andrea Martin, Times 3, in ACT ONE
by Naomi Serviss - May 6, 2014

Martin portrays three characters in is James Lapine's adaptation of the autobiography of the theater legend Moss Hart. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 5/04/2014Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Denver (more...)

MARXFEST, Centennial Celebration of The Marx Bros, Kicks Off TodayMARXFEST, Centennial Celebration of The Marx Bros, Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

In May 1914, four brothers at a poker table sat down as Leonard, Arthur, Julius, and Milton, and stood up as Chico, Harpo, Groucho, and Gummo. In May 2014, MARXFEST celebrates the centennial of this momentous event with screenings, talks, parties, performances, and remembrances, all in the city of their birth. (more...)

MARXFEST Celebrates 100 Years of The Marx Brothers, Now thru 5/31 in NYCMARXFEST Celebrates 100 Years of The Marx Brothers, Now thru 5/31 in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

In May 1914, four brothers at a poker table sat down as Leonard, Arthur, Julius, and Milton, and stood up as Chico, Harpo, Groucho, and Gummo. In May 2014, MARXFEST celebrates the centennial of this momentous event with screenings, talks, parties, performances, and remembrances, all in the city of their birth. Celebrate the Marx Brothers Centennial with MARXFEST, today, May 1 - 31, at various venues in New York City. (more...)

LCT's Platform Series to Continue with ACT ONE's Tony Shalhoub, Santino Fontana & Andrea Martin, 5/8LCT's Platform Series to Continue with ACT ONE's Tony Shalhoub, Santino Fontana & Andrea Martin, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater's Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers, continues its 16th season on Thursday, May 8 at 6 pm with SANTINO FONTANA, ANDREA MARTIN and TONY SHALBOUB, cast members of ACT ONE, currently playing at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/27/2014Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 4/27/2014Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Oklahoma (more...)

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