George S. Kaufman News

 

George S. Kaufman News

Date of Birth: November 16, 1889
Date of Death: June 02, 1961 (71)
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender: Male
Piedmont Players Theatre Holds Auditions for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 6/5-6Piedmont Players Theatre Holds Auditions for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 6/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2012

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) announces auditions for the Mainstage production of the classic American comedy You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, June 5 & 6 at The Meroney Theater. (more...)

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Encores! Recording Release Postponed to 7/10; Track List Announced!MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Encores! Recording Release Postponed to 7/10; Track List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2012

Due to a manufacturing issue, PS Classics has postponed the release of the Encores! cast recording of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG to July 10th. The 2-disc album, originally set to be released June 19th, features a 52-page full-color booklet, with essay, synopsis, lyrics, and over two dozen photos. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Preview Everyman Theatre's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Playing Now thru 6/17STAGE TUBE: Preview Everyman Theatre's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Playing Now thru 6/17
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2012

Everyman Theatre's You Can't Take It With You, by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, plays now through June 17, 2012, at 1727 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Md., offering performances Tuesday through Sunday, with selected Wednesday matinees. Watch a video trailer of the show below! (more...)

Turtle with Lemonade Productions Holds Reading of DUCK SEASON, 6/12Turtle with Lemonade Productions Holds Reading of DUCK SEASON, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2012

On Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 7pm at Roy Arias Theaters in NYC, Turtle with Lemonade Productions will be holding a private industry reading of the new play 'Duck Season' by Brian VanHooker, a writer represented by Abrams Artists Agency. (more...)

Piedmont Players Theatre Holds Auditions for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 6/5-6Piedmont Players Theatre Holds Auditions for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 6/5-6
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) announces auditions for the Mainstage production of the classic American comedy You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, June 5 & 6 at The Meroney Theater. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight, 5/16Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT, RICHARD III and More Play American Players Theatre's 2012 SeasonTWELFTH NIGHT, RICHARD III and More Play American Players Theatre's 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012

American Players Theatre (APT) announces its 2012 Season, which will run June 9 to October 21, 2012. The season will be especially exciting to Shakespeare lovers, with the return of three Shakespeare productions in APT's 1148-seat outdoor amphitheater Up the Hill, as well as Vern Thiessen's Shakespeare's Will, about William Shakespeare's enigmatic wife Anne Hathaway, in APT's 200-seat indoor Touchstone Theatre. Additionally, APT will present a new Shakespearience festival, featuring preeminent Shakespeare scholars and special events from August 24-26, 2012. (more...)

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2012

Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting snakes, making fireworks in the basement, and practicing ballet steps in the parlor. When their daughter Alice, decides to invite her conservative boyfriend's family to dinner, they promise to be on their best behavior. However...! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and adapted into an Academy Award winning film, this beloved comedy has been a perennial favorite to theatre-goers for more than 70 years. (more...)

'FORUM' Closes at UM Jerry Herman Ring Theatre Tonight'FORUM' Closes at UM Jerry Herman Ring Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

The University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Theatre Arts presents its 2011-2012 Season which kicks off on September 14, 2011 with Night Train to Bolina, a play written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Miami native Nilo Cruz. (more...)

DAMN YANKEES, HAPPILY EVER AFTER CHLOE et al. to Play at Indiana Festival Theatre DAMN YANKEES, HAPPILY EVER AFTER CHLOE et al. to Play at Indiana Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012

The IU Department of Theatre and Drama announces its second annual Indiana Festival Theatre season. Hosted in the Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center on the IU Bloomington campus, the new season offers a slate of classic comedies and musicals for theater lovers of all ages (more...)

Benjamin Sears's THE IRVING BERLIN READER Published by OUP this AprilBenjamin Sears's THE IRVING BERLIN READER Published by OUP this April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2012

Noted performer and music historian, Benjamin Sears has an unprecedented familiarity with both Irving Berlin's work and the writings about him, much of which he has brought together in the new, The Irving Berlin Reader, part of the Readers on American Music Series from Oxford University Press, available in stores on April 6, 2012. (more...)

42nd St. Moon's 2012-13 Season to Include OF THEE I SING, PAL JOEY, CARNIVAL42nd St. Moon's 2012-13 Season to Include OF THEE I SING, PAL JOEY, CARNIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

Greg MacKellan and Stephanie Rhoads, artistic and producing directors of 42nd Street Moon, today announced details for the company's 20th Anniversary Season of musical theater: Moon Goes Platinum! It will be celebrated with five diverse comedies - all first-time productions for the organization, including a political comedy, romantic comedy, singing satire, a comedy-drama and a no-holds-barred farce. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory's Upcoming Season Will Include Douglas Hodge-Helmed TORCH SONG TRILOGY, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG and MoreMenier Chocolate Factory's Upcoming Season Will Include Douglas Hodge-Helmed TORCH SONG TRILOGY, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced its 2012 season, running from May 2012 to February 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE BROTHERS SIZE at the Everyman Theatre - Altogether RefreshingBWW Reviews: THE BROTHERS SIZE at the Everyman Theatre - Altogether Refreshing
by Charles Shubow - Mar 26, 2012

If you like experimental theater, you may enjoy 'The Brothers Size'. (more...)

Encores! MERRILY WE GO ALONG to Release Cast Recording in JuneEncores! MERRILY WE GO ALONG to Release Cast Recording in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

PS Classics is now taking preorders for a new two-disc cast recording of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, performed by the cast of New York City Center's Encores! 2012 production. The album is set for general release on June 19. (more...)

Leddy Center Presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 3/23-4/1Leddy Center Presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 3/23-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2012

Dr. Henry Ferrell plays MartinVanderhof in Leddy Center's upcoming production of the Moss Hart/George S. Kaufman hilarious comedy of the 1930's, "You Can't Take It With You", being presented for two weekends and one Wednesday, March 23- April 1. (more...)

Leddy Center Presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 3/23-4/1Leddy Center Presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 3/23-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Dr. Henry Ferrell plays MartinVanderhof in Leddy Center's upcoming production of the Moss Hart/George S. Kaufman hilarious comedy of the 1930's, "You Can't Take It With You", being presented for two weekends and one Wednesday, March 23- April 1. (more...)

1776, CLYBOURNE PARK, et al. Featured in Asolo Rep's 2012 Season1776, CLYBOURNE PARK, et al. Featured in Asolo Rep's 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and Managing Director Linda DiGabriele just announced Asolo Repertory Theatre's 54th season, containing four Pulitzer Prize winning plays, Three Tony AwardŽ winners and one world premiere, all centering around the theme The American Character. (more...)

Allegheny County High School Students Receive Discount to The Gammage Project Allegheny County High School Students Receive Discount to The Gammage Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

In an effort to make The Gammage Project accessible, The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre and the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company are opening their doors to any Allegheny County high school student at a steeply discounted rate. Any student with a valid idea will be able to purchase tickets to the final weekend of The Gammage Project for only $10. That's half off of the door price. (more...)

Antaeus Theater Co Announces Their 2012 SeasonAntaeus Theater Co Announces Their 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

The Antaeus Company, L.A.'s classical theater ensemble, has announced a three play season for 2012. (more...)

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