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
BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - Performance Highlights!BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 8, 2012

Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of the season, opens tonight, February 8 at New York City Center, and features Colin Donnell, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Elizabeth Stanley, Betsy Wolfe and Adam Grupper. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, is directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily has been extended for a two-week run and will play for 15 performances, February 8-19, 2012. Check out performance highlights from the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Encores' MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG- Production Shots!Photo Flash: First Look at Encores' MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG- Production Shots!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of the season , will open on Wednesday, February 8 at New York City Center, and will feature Colin Donnell, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Elizabeth Stanley, Betsy Wolfe and Adam Grupper. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, will be directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily has been extended for a two-week run and will play for 15 performances, February 8-19, 2012, 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. (more...)

Encores' MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Begins Performances!Encores' MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Begins Performances!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Colin Donnell, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Betsy Wolfe play four friends at different points in their lives in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of the season. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, will be directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily has been extended for a two-week run and will play for 15 performances, tonight through February 19, 2012, at New York City Center 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. (more...)

James Lapine, Marc Bruni, John Rando to Direct Encores! at City CenterJames Lapine, Marc Bruni, John Rando to Direct Encores! at City Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Jack Viertel, Artistic Director of New York City Center's Encores! series, today announced the final two directors for the 2012 Encores! season. (more...)

Inside the Roundabout Archives Day 7- AMERICAN AIRLINES THEATREInside the Roundabout Archives Day 7- AMERICAN AIRLINES THEATRE
by BWW - Feb 1, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company recently announced the theatre organization's permanent archives, which document the company's illustrious 46-year production history. The archives are a resource for the theatre community, Roundabout's audiences, students and researchers. The digital archives showcase selections from Roundabout's general collection, featuring items that chronicle and celebrate the company's impact on the American theatre movement, and BroadwayWorld is excited to share featured pieces from the archives. Featured today: (more...)

Review - Porgy and Bess:  Bess, You Is Politically Correct NowReview - Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is Politically Correct Now
by Ben Peltz - Jan 30, 2012

Let's just say, for the moment, that I owned the Venus de Milo.  I don't know how it happened.  Maybe some ancient Greek stone cuttings were found that led to a Middle Ages parchment that inspired someone to do some research on ancestry.com, but in any case, it has been indisputably determined that I am the sole owner of sculptor Alexandros of Antioch's Venus de Milo. (more...)

BWW TV: Inside Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Rehearsal with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bolger & Colin Donnell!BWW TV: Inside Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Rehearsal with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bolger & Colin Donnell!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 27, 2012

Colin Donnell, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Betsy Wolfe (in photos) play four friends at different points in their lives, in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of the season. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, will be directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily has been extended for a two-week run and will play for 15 performances, February 8-19, 2012, at New York City Center 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the meet and greet this morning and got a sneak peek of Miranda, Keenan-Bolger and Donnell in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at Encores!Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

Colin Donnell, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Betsy Wolfe (in photos) play four friends at different points in their lives, in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of the season. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, will be directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily has been extended for a two-week run and will play for 15 performances, February 8-19, 2012, at New York City Center 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. (more...)

 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Opens 2012 Season 2/24 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Opens 2012 Season 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2012 preview performances begin February 17, opening a season dedicated to Executive Director Paul Nicholson, who is retiring at the end of the season after 33 years at OSF. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bolger & Colin Donnell in Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!Photo Flash: First Look at Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bolger & Colin Donnell in Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of the season, is now in rehearsals in anticipation of a February 8 - February 19 run. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, is being directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Having fun in wardrobe, Lin-Manuel Miranda just tweeted this shot of him with co-stars Colin Donnell and Celia Keenan-Bolger! (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Encores' MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!Full Cast Announced for Encores' MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

Casting has been completed for New York City Center's upcoming Encores! production of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of the season. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, will be directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily has been extended for a two-week run and will play for 15 performances, February 8-19, 2012, at New York City Center, 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. (more...)

Save on Tickets to MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!Save on Tickets to MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!
by Contests Broadway - Jan 18, 2012

The Theatrical Event That Everyone Has Been Waiting For Is Just A Month Away! New York City Center Encores! Presents MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG! (more...)

Save on Tix to NYCC Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!Save on Tix to NYCC Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!
by Contests Broadway - Jan 12, 2012

The Theatrical Event That Everyone Has Been Waiting For Is Just A Month Away! New York City Center Encores! Presents MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG! (more...)

Peccadillo Theater's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Ends Limited Engagement TodayPeccadillo Theater's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Ends Limited Engagement Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2011

The strictly limited engagement of the Peccadillo Theater Company's hit production of Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER will end its run as scheduled today, December 18th. Starring Jim Brochu as Sheridan Whiteside and Tony Award winner Cady Huffman as Lorraine Sheldon, this marks the Off-Broadway debut of the classic American comedy. (more...)

THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Ends Run Off-B'way 12/18THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Ends Run Off-B'way 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2011

The strictly limited engagement of the Peccadillo Theater Company's hit production of Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER will end its run as scheduled this Sunday, December 18th. (more...)

THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Sells Out Entire RunTHE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Sells Out Entire Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2011

The final six performances of Peccadillo Theater Company's hit production of Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER are sold out. (more...)

Rehearsals Begin For THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNERRehearsals Begin For THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2011

This holiday season, the award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company will present Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER starring Jim Brochu as Sheridan Whiteside. Rehearsals are set to begin today, October 24th. (more...)

THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Sells Out Entire RunTHE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Sells Out Entire Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

The final six performances of Peccadillo Theater Company's hit production of Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER are sold out. (more...)

THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Ends Run Off-B'way 12/18THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Ends Run Off-B'way 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

The strictly limited engagement of the Peccadillo Theater Company's hit production of Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER will end its run as scheduled this Sunday, December 18th. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNERPhoto Flash: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

This past Friday, December 9th saw a particularly glittering celebrity audience at Off-Broadway's newest hit THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, including Tony Award winner Dick Latessa, legendary MGM star Marge Champion, Sondheim favorite Teri Ralston, and Ballroom composer Billy Goldenberg. (more...)

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