Gore Vidal News

Date of Birth: October 03, 1925
Date of Death: July 31, 2012 (86)
Birth Place: West Point, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Bay City Players to Stage THE BEST MAN, Begin. 3/4Bay City Players to Stage THE BEST MAN, Begin. 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Bay City Players will present The Best Man, by Gore Vidal, March 4 - 6 & 11 - 13, 2016 at the Bay City Players, 1214 Columbus Avenue, in Bay City.†† Performance times are 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.† (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Christopher Durang's Broadway Smash Appears at Orlando Shakespeare TheaterVANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Christopher Durang's Broadway Smash Appears at Orlando Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Vanya is a comedy about two dysfunctional siblings and the wild weekend that unfolds when their famous sister returns with her hunky new boy toy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Arena's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION Explores DC's Other Permanent GovernmentBWW Interview: Arena's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION Explores DC's Other Permanent Government
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jan 27, 2016

It is a lost era of civilization, the dinner party, which Arena Stage will conjure up starting this week in The City of Conversation. (more...)

Ringwald Theatre's I'LL EAT YOU LAST Begins Performances in JanuaryRingwald Theatre's I'LL EAT YOU LAST Begins Performances in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

The Ringwald Theatre is thrilled to present the hit one person show, I'LL EAT YOU LAST by John Logan, at its Ferndale space from January 10-February 1, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: DISASTER!'s Kerry Butler Performs 'I'm Here, What Can I Do?' on TODAYSTAGE TUBE: DISASTER!'s Kerry Butler Performs 'I'm Here, What Can I Do?' on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2015

Kathie Lee Gifford and David Friedman wrote 'Everyone Has A Story'†honoree Stacey Louidice an original song to celebrate how Stacey stepped in to help a stranger in need, and ended up becoming a great friend. Below, watch star†of Broadway's upcoming DISASTER!,†Kerry Butler,†perform 'I'm Here, What Can I Do?'! (more...)

710 Main Theatre to Stage JOSEPH'S GOSPEL, 12/17-20710 Main Theatre to Stage JOSEPH'S GOSPEL, 12/17-20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

710 Main Theatre presents the international sensation Joseph's Gospel making its U.S. premire in Buffalo. Joseph's Gospel - a touching comedy about parenthood as told from the unique perspective of Joseph of Bethlehem. A warm-hearted and intelligent spin on a familiar story, Joseph's Gospel is a divine comedy for parents everywhere. Starring Alan Safier, playing December 17-20 at the 710 Main Theatre in Buffalo. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles This WinterJames Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written by and starring James Lecesne, the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor, will have a limited 23 performance engagement at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Wednesday, January 13 to Sunday, January 31, 2016 (press opening Thursday January 14). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/25/2015 - A CHRISTMAS STORY, SCROOGE, TIGER at Tea and Broadway on TV!WAKE UP with BWW 11/25/2015 - A CHRISTMAS STORY, SCROOGE, TIGER at Tea and Broadway on TV!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 25, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The holiday season starts in earnest with A CHRISTMAS STORY and SCROOGE taking over theaters across the country, plus it's a big night for Broadway appearances on TV! (more...)


by Jennifer Broski - Nov 17, 2015

Just last night, the York Theatre Company honored Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein†Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre. The evening's entertainment was directed by Kurt Stammc(York's Closer Than Ever; Our Sinatra), with music direction by Andrew Gerle (York's Closer Than Ever). (more...)

Len Cariou, James Earl Jones and More Honor Angela Lansbury Tonight at York's 2015 GalaLen Cariou, James Earl Jones and More Honor Angela Lansbury Tonight at York's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The York Theatre Company†honors†Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre tonight, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street). (more...)

Playwright/Novelist Gore Vidal's Final Drama; A Will That Pits Family Members Against Each OtherPlaywright/Novelist Gore Vidal's Final Drama; A Will That Pits Family Members Against Each Other
by Michael Dale - Nov 11, 2015

The celebrated author's entire estate was left to Harvard University, a school he never attended. (more...)

Playboy Enterprises Unveils U.S. Retail Strategy with the Launch of PlayboyShop.comPlayboy Enterprises Unveils U.S. Retail Strategy with the Launch of PlayboyShop.com
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

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Matt Scott Steps in for Josh Franklin in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFEMatt Scott Steps in for Josh Franklin in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that†Broadway's Matt Scott, who was last seen by Goodspeed audiences in the 2013 production of SNAPSHOTS at The Norma Terris Theatre, will assume the role of 'Sam Wainwright'†for the remainder of the run of A WONDERFUL LIFE at Goodspeed Opera House†through December 6th. (more...)

The Arts In Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education Presents AUTHOR, AUTHOR, Now thru 11/20The Arts In Education Program at Harvard Graduate School of Education Presents AUTHOR, AUTHOR, Now thru 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

This fall, the Arts in Education Program (AIE) at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) will present world-renowned photographer Michael Childers' exhibition Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters (tonight, October 29 - November 20, 2015) at the Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery at Harvard University, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA. (more...)

Erin Davie, Klea Blackhurst & More Added to York's Gala Honoring Angela LansburyErin Davie, Klea Blackhurst & More Added to York's Gala Honoring Angela Lansbury
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The York Theatre Company†has announced today Broadway's Klea Blackhurst (York's Call Me Madame) Mario Cantone (Assassins), Erin Davie (York's Silk Stockings, Side Show), Matt McGrath (Nice Work If You Can Get It), and Mary Louise Wilson (On the Twentieth Century), along with the acclaimed Yale Wiffenpoofs, have joined the roster of illustrious special guest performers who will gather to honor Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury at 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street).† (more...)

Goodspeed Announces Week-Long Extension for A WONDERFUL LIFEGoodspeed Announces Week-Long Extension for A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others.†Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. Just announced, A WONDERFUL LIFE will now play eight†additional performances through Sunday, December 6, 2015†at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Michael McKean Hosts New Cooking Channel Series FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, Beginning TonightMichael McKean Hosts New Cooking Channel Series FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, Beginning Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Ever wonder if coffee really does stunt your growth, or if a bowl of hot chicken soup can actually cure the common cold? Or if Italians were the first to invent pizza? Host Michael McKean explores longstanding adages about food to prove as well as debunk some of the most fascinating food myths on new series Food: Fact or Fiction?, premiering tonight, October 26th at 10:30pm ET/7:30pm PT on Cooking Channel. (more...)

Michael Childers' Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters To Exhibit Gutman Library, 10/29Michael Childers' Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters To Exhibit Gutman Library, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The Arts in Education Program (AIE) at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) will present world-renowned photographer Michael Childers' exhibition Author, Author: A Photographic Retrospective of Authors, Playwrights, and Screenwriters (October 29 - November 20, 2015) at the Monroe C. Gutman Library Gallery at Harvard University, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA. (more...)

Elizabeth A. Davis and Gary Farmer Lead INDIAN JOE, Beginning Tonight at GoodspeedElizabeth A. Davis and Gary Farmer Lead INDIAN JOE, Beginning Tonight at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Tony nominee Elizabeth A. Davis and actor Gary Farmer lead the cast of Goodspeed's INDIAN JOE. Based on a true story, INDIAN JOE, a new musical about discovering the true meaning of family, will inspire Connecticut audiences this fall. An acoustic powerhouse cast of actor-musicians will weave a tuneful tale that beats with pure American heart and soul. Don't miss INDIAN JOE, tonight, October 22, through November 15 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Headed to Los Angeles in 2016THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Headed to Los Angeles in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The producers of the critically-acclaimed new play THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY announced today that the play written by and starring James Lecesne will play a strictly limited three week engagement in Los Angeles from Wednesday, January 13, 2016 through Sunday, January 31, 2016 as a guest production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre (9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City).† The hit play ends its Off-Broadway engagement Sunday, October 18, 2015 at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street). (more...)

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