George S. Kaufman News

Date Of Birth:
November 16, 1889
Date Of Death:
June 02, 1961 (71)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender:
Male
Goodman Theatre Presents Broadway-bound Double-bill Of HUGHIE/KRAPP'S LAST TAPE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2009

Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls, acclaimed Canadian director Jennifer Tarver and celebrated star Brian Dennehy team up again for a Broadway-bound double bill, Hughie/Krapp's Last Tape; January 16- February 21, 2010 in the Goodman's Albert Ivar Theatre. Tickets are $25 – $83 and go on sale Friday, November 13 at GoodmanTheatre.org. (more...)

Hogan & Holgate Return to HEROES at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 11/19 - 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2009

After a successful run this past winter with the Keen Company at the Clurman Theater / Theater Row, Jonathan Hogan and Ron Holgate will reprise their roles in Heroes, by Gerald Sibleyras with a translation by Tom Stoppard and directed by Carl Forsman with the Merrimack Repertory Theatre Company. They will be joined by Ken Tigar, who will be playing the role previously performed by Broadway vet John Cullum in the Theater Row premiere. The production at the Merrick Theatre will run from November 19 through December 13. (more...)

ONCE IN A LIFETIME Runs 10/21-25 At L.A. Theatre Works At The Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Once in a Lifetime - Edward Asner and Jonathan Silverman head the cast in George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's classic screwball spoof of Hollywood, and Christopher Hart, son of the legendary playwright directs. (more...)

Edward Asner And Jonathan Silverman Star In L.A. Theatre Works' Production Of ONCE IN A LIFETIME 10/21-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Silver-screen wit collides with behind-the-scenes lunacy in Once in a Lifetime, George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's classic screwball spoof of Hollywood. Edward Asner and Jonathan Silverman head the cast when L.A. Theatre Works records five performances for radio broadcast, directed by the co-author's multiple award-winning son, Christopher Hart, at the Skirball Cultural Center October 21- 25. L.A. Theatre Works' nationally syndicated radio theater series airs weekly, broadcasting locally in Southern California on KPCC 89.3 and streaming on demand at www.latw.org. (more...)

The Goodman Presents ANIMAL CRACKERS, Runs Through 10/25 at The Albert Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Animal Crackers runs through October 25, 2009 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre. Tickets are currently available by season subscription - www.ExploreTheGoodman.org or call 312.443.3800. Individual tickets ($25 - $83) are on sale now. (more...)

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby (more...)

WABC-7 TV Presents BROADWAY BACKSTAGE: FALL PREVIEW 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2009

WABC-7 TV PRESENTS 'BROADWAY BACKSTAGE: FALL PREVIEW' SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 AT 7:30PM-8:00 PM. Hosted by BYE BYE BIRDIE's John Stamos and WABC-TV's Lori Stokes (more...)

WABC-7 TV Presents BROADWAY BACKSTAGE: FALL PREVIEW 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2009

WABC-7 TV PRESENTS 'BROADWAY BACKSTAGE: FALL PREVIEW' SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 AT 7:30PM-8:00 PM. Hosted by BYE BYE BIRDIE's John Stamos and WABC-TV's Lori Stokes (more...)

ONCE IN A LIFETIME Runs 10/21-25 At L.A. Theatre Works At The Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2009

Once in a Lifetime - Edward Asner and Jonathan Silverman head the cast in George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's classic screwball spoof of Hollywood, and Christopher Hart, son of the legendary playwright directs. (more...)

Edward Asner And Jonathan Silverman Star In L.A. Theatre Works' Production Of ONCE IN A LIFETIME 10/21-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2009

Silver-screen wit collides with behind-the-scenes lunacy in Once in a Lifetime, George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's classic screwball spoof of Hollywood. Edward Asner and Jonathan Silverman head the cast when L.A. Theatre Works records five performances for radio broadcast, directed by the co-author's multiple award-winning son, Christopher Hart, at the Skirball Cultural Center October 21- 25. L.A. Theatre Works' nationally syndicated radio theater series airs weekly, broadcasting locally in Southern California on KPCC 89.3 and streaming on demand at www.latw.org. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents SHERLOCK HOMES' ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE BARNACLE 11/5, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2009

'The question for us now is the sequence of events leading from a rifled jewel-case at one end, to the stomach of a goose at the other. You see, Watson, our little deductions suddenly assume a more important and less innocent aspect. (more...)

Broadway Blogs - The Royal Family and More...
by - Oct 19, 2009

Today's Broadway Blogs on BroadwayWorld.com from Monday, October 19, 2009. (more...)

Farmington Players Seeks Actors for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

The Farmington Players are looking for actors for their upcoming play, 'You Can't Take it With You,' a comedy By George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart. (more...)

Photo Preview: Lakewood Theatre Company's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

On Friday, November 6th, Lakewood Theatre Company opens the 1939 comedy, The Man Who Came To Dinner by Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman. (more...)

Review - The Royal Family
by Kristin Salaky - Oct 19, 2009

In the 1920s, George S. Kaufman was one of the primary reasons New York was firmly establishing itself as the nation's capital of wit. Until his death in 1961, Kaufman could be called the quintessential New Yorker; continually working on Broadway as a playwright and director, reluctantly venturing out to Hollywood on occasion and regretting every moment of it and frequently quoted for his crackling cleverness ('I understand your new play is full of single entendres.'). (more...)

Goodman Theatre's Education and Community Programs Receive Illinois Theatre Association Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2009

Goodman Theatre's Education and Community Programs received Award of Honor from the Illinois Theatre Association (ITA) at its 2009 Awards of Excellence. (more...)

THE ROYAL FAMILY Gets Second Extension
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2009

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, the Manhattan Theatre Club production of George S. Kaufman's and Edna Ferber's THE ROYAL FAMILY has been extended an additional two weeks at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This marks the second extension for the production, which is directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Mauritius). Tickets are now on sale through Sunday, December 13. (more...)

ONCE IN A LIFETIME Runs 10/21-25 At L.A. Theatre Works At The Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2009

Once in a Lifetime - Edward Asner and Jonathan Silverman head the cast in George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's classic screwball spoof of Hollywood, and Christopher Hart, son of the legendary playwright directs. (more...)

Lyceum Theatre Announces Their 50th Anniversary Season
by Chris Gibson - Oct 15, 2009

As the curtain falls on another successful Lyceum Season, Artistic Director Quin Gresham and Managing Director Steve Bertani are thrilled to announce the 2010 Season schedule. 'Our goal in assembling the Lyceum's 50th season was to create a fun and celebratory combination of musicals and plays befitting this major milestone', says Artistic Director Quin Gresham. 'We think we have just such a line-up.' (more...)

Lynn Redgrave's NIGHTENGALE Begins Previews Tonight, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2009

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of NIGHTINGALE, the new play written and performed by Lynn Redgrave and directed by Joseph Hardy, begins previews tonight at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I in preparation for a Tuesday, November 3 opening night. (more...)

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