George S. Kaufman News

Date Of Birth:
November 16, 1889
Date Of Death:
June 02, 1961 (71)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Gender:
Male
The Goodman Presents ANIMAL CRACKERS, Runs Through 10/25 at The Albert Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 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...)

Edward Asner And Jonathan Silverman Star In L.A. Theatre Works' Production Of ONCE IN A LIFETIME 10/21-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 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...)

Montel Williams, Michael Riedel, Kathryn Erbe & More Announced For OLEANNA Talk Back Series 'Take A Side'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today additional panelists for the TAKE A SIDE: THE OLEANNA TALK-BACK SERIES, the special post-show series for audiences during previews of the first-ever Broadway production of OLEANNA, the provocative drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles. (more...)

TAKE A SIDE: THE OLEANNA TALK-BACK SERIES Begins 9/29 At The Golden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2009

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that the upcoming, first-ever Broadway production of OLEANNA, the provocative drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, has instituted a special post-show series for audiences during previews. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club's 'The Royal Family' Opens 10/8 At Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2009

Currently in previews, George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber's 'The Royal Family' will open Thursday, October 8 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The production is directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes. (more...)

Village Players Announces 09-10 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

Dan Taube has been rightfully called an 'agent of change' for the Village Players Theater of Oak Park. (more...)

Florida Rep Announces High Flying 12th Season
by Beau Higgins - Sep 24, 2009

Florida Rep Announces its High Flying 12th Season Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce its High Flying 12th season, opening Oct. 27 with one of Broadway's hottest comedies, the 2008 Tony-winner Boeing-Boeing. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANIMAL CRACKERS at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

Animal Crackers runs September 18 - 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...)

TAKE A SIDE: THE OLEANNA TALK-BACK SERIES Begins 9/29 At The Golden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that the upcoming, first-ever Broadway production of OLEANNA, the provocative drama by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet starring Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles, has instituted a special post-show series for audiences during previews. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ROYAL FAMILY Takes Over 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

The new Broadway production of The Royal Family began previews Tuesday, September 15 and is set to open Thursday, October 8 at MTC?s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

MTC's NIGHTINGALE Begins Rehearsals Today, Opens 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming New York premiere of NIGHTINGALE, the new play written and performed by Lynn Redgrave and directed by Joseph Hardy, begins rehearsals today. (more...)

The Showboat Majestic Announces Their 2010 Theatrical Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

Come aboard the Showboat Majestic as she celebrates the 88th season in her legendary career! The summer will feature musicals and comedies to please every patron - aboard America's last showboat - a genuine National Historic Landmark! The Showboat Majestic 2010 Subscription Season promises another fun season on the river. (more...)

Anne Kaufman Comes to East Lynne Theater Co. In Cape May 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

It's a busy year for Anne Kaufman, daughter of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, George S. Kaufman, but she found time to come to Cape May to be part of the scheduled Q&A with the cast of East Lynne Theater Company's 'The Butter and Egg Man' on Friday, October 2. (more...)

MTC Announces Guests And Dates For AFTER WORDS: THE ROYAL FAMILY 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce guests and dates for the upcoming sessions of After Words, the popular discussion panels held after selected Saturday matinees at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Musicals Tonight! Annouces 2009-2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Musicals Tonight! has announced its 2009-2010 season at the McGinn/Cazale Theater. (more...)

Joey Slotnick Completes Cast Of ANIMAL CRACKERS, Begins 9/18 At Goodman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

'Hooray for Joey Slotnick!' Director Henry Wishcamper has tapped Chicago native Joey Slotnick for the lead role of the African explorer 'Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding'-the heightened vaudevillian persona created by Groucho Marx for the 1929 stage and screen original-in Goodman Theatre's season opening musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. (more...)

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

Footlight Club Presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU 9/18-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

The Footlight Club Proudly Presents 'YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU', The Pulitzer Prize Winning Comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman Directed by Daniel Bourque (more...)

Mayor Richard M. Daley Declares 9/18 As Laugh Out Loud Day In Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

On Friday, September 18, 'Laughter, merriment, and general carrying-on is expected and encouraged...in honor of Goodman Theatre's production of Animal Crackers,' wrote Mayor Richard M. Daley, proclaiming this day 'Laugh Out Loud Day' in Chicago. '(I) urge all Chicagoans to take a moment to laugh out loud as they reacquaint themselves with the Marx Brothers and the Goodman's madcap musical.' (more...)

MTC Announces Guests And Dates For AFTER WORDS: THE ROYAL FAMILY 9/19
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 17, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce guests and dates for the upcoming sessions of After Words, the popular discussion panels held after selected Saturday matinees at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

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