George S. Kaufman News

Date Of Birth:
November 16, 1889
Date Of Death:
June 02, 1961 (71)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender:
Male
A Theatre Lover's Guide to DC/Capital Area Theatres - December Offerings
by Joel Markowitz - Dec 03, 2009

As we wait for the first snowflakes to transform our nation's capital into a winter wonderland, the DC area theatres are giving families so many holiday-themed shows to choose from. Here are some productions which will make the holidays very jolly indeed! (more...)

THE ROYAL FAMILY Extends Run Thru 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2009

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced 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. 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...)

Elizabeth Marvel Leads MTC's THAT FACE; Premieres 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2009

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced the Manhattan Theatre Club production of Polly Stenham's THAT FACE will be directed by Sarah Benson (Blasted, Artistic Director of Soho Rep) and will feature three-time Obie winner Elizabeth Marvel (Top Girls, 50 Words). THAT FACE will begin previews on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I for a Tuesday, May 18, 2010 opening night. (more...)

Willem Dafoe, The Royal Family, Street Lights' Kevin Curtis, and More Set For This Week's Theater Talk
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater, airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV. This week's shows will feature segments on Idiot Savant, Hamlet, Street Lights, The Royal Family, and more. (more...)

Willem Dafoe, The Royal Family, Street Lights' Kevin Curtis, and More Set For This Week's Theater Talk
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater, airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV. This week's shows will feature segments on Idiot Savant, Hamlet, Street Lights, The Royal Family, and more. (more...)

Willem Dafoe, The Royal Family, Street Lights' Kevin Curtis, and More Set For This Week's Theater Talk
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater, airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV. This week's shows will feature segments on Idiot Savant, Hamlet, Street Lights, The Royal Family, and more. (more...)

Willem Dafoe, The Royal Family, Street Lights' Kevin Curtis, and More Set For This Week's Theater Talk
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater, airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV. This week's shows will feature segments on Idiot Savant, Hamlet, Street Lights, The Royal Family, and more. (more...)

Hogan & Holgate Return to HEROES at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, 11/19 - 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 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...)

Willem Dafoe, The Royal Family, Street Lights' Kevin Curtis, and More Set For This Week's Theater Talk
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater, airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV. This week's shows will feature segments on Idiot Savant, Hamlet, Street Lights, The Royal Family, and more. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Celebrates Their 2008/2009 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009

At the annual meeting of Goodman Theatre's Board of Trustees, under new Chairman Patricia Cox, the boards, artists and staff celebrated the success of its 2008/2009 immediate past season, one of unsurpassed artistic quality and diversity on its stages, and outreach into the Chicago community. (more...)

Bill T. Jones, Neil Simon, FINIAN'S Master Magician & More Talk Theater with Michael Riedel in November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater that airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV will feature Broadway's best, including the creative team of Fela, Finian's Rainbow master magician, Neil Simon, George S. Kaufman and The Royal Family and more it's upcoming broadcasts this month. (more...)

Bill T. Jones, Neil Simon, FINIAN'S Master Magician & More Talk Theater with Michael Riedel in November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater that airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV will feature Broadway's best, including the creative team of Fela, Finian's Rainbow master magician, Neil Simon, George S. Kaufman and The Royal Family and more it's upcoming broadcasts this month. (more...)

Bill T. Jones, Neil Simon, FINIAN'S Master Magician & More Talk Theater with Michael Riedel in November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater that airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV will feature Broadway's best, including the creative team of Fela, Finian's Rainbow master magician, Neil Simon, George S. Kaufman and The Royal Family and more it's upcoming broadcasts this month. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE LATE CHRISTOPHER BEAN Celebrates Opening Night!
by Peter James Zielinski - Nov 13, 2009

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre (Scott Alan Evans,Cynthia Harris and Simon Jones, Co-Artistic Directors), the critically-acclaimed company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' opens its 17th Anniversary season with The Late Christopher Bean, a sly 1930's comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winner Sidney Howard based upon 'Prenez Garde a la Peinture,' by Rene Fauchois. Directed by TACT Company Member Jenn Thompson, performances began at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 3pm. Opening night was celebrated Wednesday, November 11th at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through Saturday, December 5th. (more...)

George S. Kaufman and THE ROYAL FAMILY To Guest This Week On Theater Talk, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater that airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV will feature Broadway's best, including the creative team of Fela, Finian's Rainbow master magician, Neil Simon, George S. Kaufman and The Royal Family and more it's upcoming broadcasts this month. (more...)

MTC's THE ROYAL FAMILY Featured On Theatre Talk
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club's hit production of THE ROYAL FAMILY, written by theatre legends George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, will be featured on this weekend's episode of 'Theater Talk.' (more...)

George S. Kaufman and THE ROYAL FAMILY To Guest This Week On Theater Talk, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater that airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV will feature Broadway's best, including the creative team of Fela, Finian's Rainbow master magician, Neil Simon, George S. Kaufman and The Royal Family and more it's upcoming broadcasts this month. (more...)

August Wilson Center for African American Culture Presents 'THE AUNT ESTER CYCLE,' 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2009

The August Wilson Center for African American Culture - opened last month - has announced its first theater event in the new center, 'The Aunt Ester Cycle,' running November 10 - 22, 2009. The August Wilson Center is located in the heart of Pittsburgh's Cultural District at 980 Liberty Avenue. (more...)

Review - Idiot Savant and After Miss Julie
by Kristin Salaky - Nov 09, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen. In the course of this evening's performance, the following physical objects will appear onstage: a boxing bag, four golf clubs, a newspaper, two small targets, an oversized golf ball plus snake, a bloody towel, a duck mask, a white spider with spots, a watering can, three boulders wrapped in twine, a yellow suit, two imitation row boats, one tray of fruit, one rolling table, six highball glasses, two white pillows, one large roll of plastic tape, a jeweled wristwatch, one package, gift-wrapped, one jeweled container, plus one blank container, three mirrors with numbers painted on the reverse side, two bows and arrows, one duck in a small cage, one stuffed small mouth plug. (more...)

Bill T. Jones, Neil Simon, FINIAN'S Master Magician & More Talk Theater with Michael Riedel in November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2009

Theater Talk, a weekly expose of world theater that airs on PBS Friday nights (PBS/Thirteen) and 5 times weekly on CUNY TV will feature Broadway's best, including the creative team of Fela, Finian's Rainbow master magician, Neil Simon, George S. Kaufman and The Royal Family and more it's upcoming broadcasts this month. (more...)

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