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Gore Vidal News

Date Of Birth:
October 03, 1925
Date Of Death:
July 31, 2012 (86)
Birth Place:
West Point, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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Dixon Place to Present THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, Begin. 2/7Dixon Place to Present THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, Begin. 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Dixon Place's new production, THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, will begin previews Saturday, February 7th, and open on Sunday, February 22nd at 6:00 PM. Based on his best-selling novel, the show features critically acclaimed, Emmy nominated and award-winning storyteller James Lecesne, who portrays the life and characters of a Jersey Shore town where a young boy goes missing. The play is directed by Tony Speciale, with visuals by Matthew Sandager and incidental music by Duncan Sheik, some of which will be released in his new record "Legerdemain" in April 2015. THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY will run through March 28th at Dixon Place (161 Chrystie Street). Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling (212) 219-0736. (more...)

Ford Foundation's JustFilms Returns to Sundance Film Festival with Four New FilmsFord Foundation's JustFilms Returns to Sundance Film Festival with Four New Films
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital storytelling initiative, has provided support to four films selected to premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festivalthe world's leading showcase for independent filmmaking. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Will Volunteer at God's Love We DeliverYOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Will Volunteer at God's Love We Deliver
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

To carry over the holiday spirit into the new year, cast members from the You Can't Take It With You Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman will be volunteering their time and working as a group at God's Love We Deliver. The cast will be helping prepare meals in the kitchen on Tuesday, January 20th for a three-hour afternoon shift. (more...)

WILL & GRACE Duo to Reunite on NBC's MYSTERIES OF LAURAWILL & GRACE Duo to Reunite on NBC's MYSTERIES OF LAURA
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Deadline writes that WILL & GRACE's Eric McCormack is set to reunite with MYSTERIES OF LAURA star Debra Messing in an upcoming episode on NBC. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Anna Chlumsky and Richard Thomas in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUPhoto Flash: First Look at Anna Chlumsky and Richard Thomas in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Anna Chlumsky and Richard Thomas just joined the hit Broadway revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on January 6, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at them onstage below! (more...)

Shubert Organization Heads Among New Officers Joining The Broadway League's Board of GovernorsShubert Organization Heads Among New Officers Joining The Broadway League's Board of Governors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Broadway continues its 2014-2015 season momentum. In addition to the 17 shows that have already opened this season -- joining the 18 long-running shows currently playing on the boards -- to date, 19 more shows have announced opening dates this spring with more expected to announce. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Richard Thomas Join the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU TonightAnna Chlumsky, Richard Thomas Join the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Anna Chlumsky will take over for Rose Byrne in the hit Broadway revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. The two-time Emmy nominated actress will be joined by Richard Thomas, who will replace Mark Linn-Baker. Both actors will join the production tonight, January 6th. (more...)

In Performance Video: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's James Earl JonesIn Performance Video: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's James Earl Jones
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

Today's New York Times In Performance video features James Earl Jones in the Broadway revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's 1936 comedy YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. (more...)

Merrimack Repertory Theatre to Present THE BEST BROTHERS in 2015Merrimack Repertory Theatre to Present THE BEST BROTHERS in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Daniel MacIvor's play 'The Best Brothers' quickly became a hit in Canada after its 2012 world premiere at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Merrimack Repertory Theatre will produce its East Coast premiere (and second production ever in the United States) this January, directed by Charles Towers. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Angela Lansbury Talks BLITHE SPIRIT, Her Career & More on TAVIS SMILEYSTAGE TUBE: Angela Lansbury Talks BLITHE SPIRIT, Her Career & More on TAVIS SMILEY
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2014

Angela Lansbury recently stopped by PBS' TAVIS SMILEY to talk with the host on her career and returning, at age 89, to the role that won her a Tony in BLITHE SPIRIT. Check out her interview below! (more...)

Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates to Join Kit Harington and Jessica Chastain in THE DEATH AND LIFE OF JOHN F. DONOVANSusan Sarandon and Kathy Bates to Join Kit Harington and Jessica Chastain in THE DEATH AND LIFE OF JOHN F. DONOVAN
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Oscar winners Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates have signed on to join Kit Harington and Jessica Chastain in Xavier Dolan's first English-language film THE DEATH AND LIFE OF JOHN F. DONOVAN. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning TonightAngela Lansbury Stars in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Selections for 2015 U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT and MoreSundance Institute Announces Selections for 2015 U.S. and World Competitions, NEXT and More
by Movies News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected for the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs and grants more than $2.5 million to independent artists each year. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Richard Thomas to Join Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUAnna Chlumsky, Richard Thomas to Join Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Anna Chlumsky will take over for Rose Byrne in the hit Broadway revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. The two-time Emmy nominated actress will be joined by Richard Thomas, who will replace Mark Linn-Baker. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/25/14 - NeNe Leakes Joins CINDERELLA and More!WAKE UP with BWW 11/25/14 - NeNe Leakes Joins CINDERELLA and More!
by Jessica Showers - Nov 25, 2014

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: NeNe Leakes takes the stage, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY starts previews, David Burtka comes to 54 Below and more! (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents William Shakespeare's THE TEMPESTThe Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) continues its 2014-2015 mainstage season with one of William Shakespeare's late masterpieces,The Tempest. STC Affiliated Artist Ethan McSweeny, following his imaginative production of A Midsummer Night's Dream two seasons ago, applies his flair for visual panache to The Tempest, in which sprites, goddesses and fools hold court. The Tempest will play at the Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from December 2, 2014-January 11, 2015. (more...)

Oracle to Stage ROMULUS, 10/11-11/22Oracle to Stage ROMULUS, 10/11-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

As a finale to their award-winning year of free theatre, Oracle Productions has announced the opening of ROMULUS by Friedrich Durrenmatt, adapted by Gore Vidal. Kasey Foster makes her directorial debut with Kevin Cox playing the title role in this absurd satire that uses loose history to comment on a complicated present. ROMULUS opens October 11, 2014, and runs through November 22, 2014, at Oracle Theatre (3809 N. Broadway in Chicago). Performances are Friday, Today and Monday nights at 8PM; Sundays at 7PM. Press are invited to attend on October 11 - or any night during the run. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre to Stage I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERSUnicorn Theatre to Stage I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers is a one-woman play about a ground-breaking Hollywood agent. For more than 20 years, Sue Mengers' clients were the biggest names in show business, and her dinner parties were the envy of Hollywood. Now, you're invited into her glamorous Beverly Hills home for an evening of dish, dirty secrets and all the inside showbiz details only Sue can tell you. Warning: This play contains profanity from a hard-drinking, pot-smoking catty Hollywood gossip! Sue had the scoop on all of her "twinkly" clients: Barbra Streisand, Faye Dunaway, Burt Reynolds, Ali MacGraw, Gene Hackman, Cher, Candice Bergen, Ryan O'Neal, Nick Nolte, Mike Nichols, Gore Vidal, Bob Fosse and more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE BEST MAN Not the Best of Kansas CityBWW Reviews: THE BEST MAN Not the Best of Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Nov 17, 2014

Gore Vidal's The Best Man a political drama is the current production of the Olathe Civic Theatre Association in Olathe, Kan. The play, which opened on November 7, runs through November 21. John Robinson directs the OCTA production stating in the playbill that it had been 15 years since he had done drama and had sworn he would never do drama again. Perhaps he should have stayed true to that conviction. (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

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