Gordon Davidson News

Date of Birth: May 07, 1933 (84)
Gender: Male
Interplay Presents PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET Next MonthInterplay Presents PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Interplay Jewish Theatre announces two staged readings of Please Don't Ask About Becket, by L.A. playwright Wendy Graf.  Performances are on Sunday, July 9, at 2 p.m.; and Monday, July 10, at 7 p.m. The readings are hosted by Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights. (more...)

Edward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.comEdward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.com
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Each year, the Tony Awards release a list of names of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Winners For Theatrical Achievement In 2016Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Winners For Theatrical Achievement In 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 48th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre tonight, Monday, March 20, at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon DavidsonLos Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle is proud to announce a new special award to be presented at its upcoming awards ceremony on March 20: The Gordon Davidson Award for distinguished contribution to the Los Angeles theatrical community. The award is sponsored by the Center Theatre Group, where Gordon Davidson served as the founding Artistic Director from 1967 to 2005, and will be presented this year to Pro99. (more...)

Darren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award NomineesDarren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2016 (Dec. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2016). (more...)

John Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny LeonJohn Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces Robert Greenblatt, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning producer and Chairman of NBC Entertainment (The Wiz LIVE! and Hairpsray LIVE!), and John Stamos, star of stage and screen (Full House), as honorary co-chairs, and Neil Meron and Craig Zadan of Storyline Entertainment - Zadan/Meron Productions (Chicago, Hairpsray LIVE!) as co-chairs of the 2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/11/2017
by - Feb 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/11/2017. (more...)

The Public Theater to Host Memorial for L.A. Artistic Director Gordon DavidsonThe Public Theater to Host Memorial for L.A. Artistic Director Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

A private memorial service for Gordon Davidson, a longtime friend of The Public Theater and former Artistic Director of the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles for 38 years, will be held at The Public on Sunday, February 12. The Public Theater will also dim the lights on Sunday at approximately 6:00 p.m. in honor of Davidson and his enormous contributions to the American Theater. (more...)

Daniel Valdez and Rose Portillo to Return for ZOOT SUIT at the Taper; More Cast Announced!Daniel Valdez and Rose Portillo to Return for ZOOT SUIT at the Taper; More Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Jeanine Mason, Rose Portillo, Daniel Valdez and Jeremy Ray Valdez will join the previously announced Demian Bichir in the cast of Center Theatre Group's production of 'Zoot Suit' at the Mark Taper Forum, which begins previews January 31, opens February 12 and continues through March 12, 2017. Written and directed by Luis Valdez, 'Zoot Suit' is presented in association with El Teatro Campesino. (more...)

Directors Lab West 2017 Is Now Accepting ApplicationsDirectors Lab West 2017 Is Now Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Directors Lab West Steering Committee is pleased to announce the 18th annual Directors Lab West will be held Saturday, May 20 through Saturday, May 27, 2017. Applications are now being accepted at directorslabwest.com. (more...)

Cloverleaf Unveils First Emotional Artificial Intelligence Shelf Solution for In-store Retailers Cloverleaf Unveils First Emotional Artificial Intelligence Shelf Solution for In-store Retailers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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BWW Interview: 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI's Penny Fuller & The Many Wonderful Things About HerBWW Interview: 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI's Penny Fuller & The Many Wonderful Things About Her
by Gil Kaan - Jan 9, 2017

Actress/LA theatre inaugurator, Penny Fuller has embarked on a new leg of her career as a cabaret artiste. Ms. Fuller will be bringing her solo musical play 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI to the Broad Stage beginning January 11. I had the most delightful opportunity to chat with the vibrant, vivacious Ms. Fuller. She possesses a memory of an elephant, effortlessly listing off names of cast compatriots and retelling intriguing incidents of her theatre highlights. (more...)

Ahmanson Theatre Will Celebrate Founding Artistic Director Gordon DavidsonAhmanson Theatre Will Celebrate Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

This Monday, Center Theatre Group will hold a celebration in honor of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Ahmanson Theatre. The theatre will open at 7 p.m. An evening of stories, remembrances and performances, the celebration will be open to the public. (more...)

Daniel Valdez and Rose Portillo to Return for ZOOT SUIT at the Taper; More Cast Announced!Daniel Valdez and Rose Portillo to Return for ZOOT SUIT at the Taper; More Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Jeanine Mason, Rose Portillo, Daniel Valdez and Jeremy Ray Valdez will join the previously announced Demian Bichir in the cast of Center Theatre Group's production of 'Zoot Suit' at the Mark Taper Forum, which begins previews January 31, opens February 12 and continues through March 12, 2017. Written and directed by Luis Valdez, 'Zoot Suit' is presented in association with El Teatro Campesino. (more...)

Gordon Davidson Memorial Will Be Held at the Ahmanson This WinterGordon Davidson Memorial Will Be Held at the Ahmanson This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Center Theatre Group will hold a memorial in honor of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, on Monday, January 9, 2017, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Ahmanson Theatre. The theatre will open at 7 p.m. The memorial will not be a ticketed event and will be open to the public. Additional details will be released at a later date. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kenny Leon to Receive SDC Foundation's 'Mr. Abbott' AwardHAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kenny Leon to Receive SDC Foundation's 'Mr. Abbott' Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that acclaimed Director Kenny Leon will be honored with the distinguished 2016-2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Leslie Ayvazian and OUT OF THE CITY at Passage Theatre Company 10/27 to 11/13BWW Interview: Leslie Ayvazian and OUT OF THE CITY at Passage Theatre Company 10/27 to 11/13
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 27, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Leslie Ayvazian who wrote Out of the City, now showing at Passage Theatre Company in Trenton. Directed by Murphy Davis, Ayvazian also plays Carol in the show. (more...)

The Music Center and Center Theatre Group To Dim Lights in Honor of Gordon DavidsonThe Music Center and Center Theatre Group To Dim Lights in Honor of Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

 On Saturday, October 8 at 8 p.m., the four Music Center theatres - Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson Theatre, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and Walt Disney Concert Hall - along with the Kirk Douglas Theatre, will dim their lights in honor of Gordon Davidson, Founding Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group. Gordon Davidson passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016.  (more...)

Theatre Director Gordon Davidson Passes Away at 83Theatre Director Gordon Davidson Passes Away at 83
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Center Theatre Group mourns the loss of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, who passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Plans for a memorial event will be announced in the coming days. (more...)

Rob Nagle, Deborah Puette to Lead PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET at Sacred Fools Theater Black BoxRob Nagle, Deborah Puette to Lead PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET at Sacred Fools Theater Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

It's been years since he disappeared, but Emily Diamond is still haunted by dreams of her twin brother, Becket. Kiff Scholl directs the world premiere of Please Don't Ask About Becket, an enthralling family drama by Wendy Graf (All American Girl, No Word In Guyanese for Me) opening August 20 in an Electric Footlights production at the Sacred Fools Theater Black Box. (more...)

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