Gore Vidal News

Date Of Birth:
October 03, 1925
Date Of Death:
July 31, 2012 (86)
Birth Place:
West Point, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Jayne Houdyshell, Jonathan Hadary, E. Faye Butler & More Set for Arena Stage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Tony-nominated actress Jayne Houdyshell (Broadway's Romeo and Juliet, Follies, Wicked, Well) will kick off Arena Stage's 2014/15 season in her D.C. stage debut starring as Alma in Morris Panych's world-premiere comedy The Shoplifters, September 5 - October 19, 2014. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Present World Premiere Play by Leslie Ayvazian
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Dorset Theatre Festival is proud to present the World Premiere of Leslie Ayvazian's new comedy Out of the City beginning July 10th. This is the third world premiere that Dorset has produced in the past five seasons, continuing a tradition of New Play Development to which Artistic Director Dina Janis has proven deeply committed. "Fostering new work is one of the most important things we do here at Dorset, from our Young Playwrights workshops, to our New Play Reading Series, to these exciting World Premieres. It's a thrilling and rewarding process." Past world premieres have included Theresa Rebeck's The Novelist and The Whore and Mr. Moore by Michael Cristofer. (more...)

Cybill Shepherd Wants to Return to Stage in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

In a recent interview with BroadwayWorld, broadway veteran Cybill Shepherd revealed that she'd love to star in a musical. When asked at the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame concert if she'd like to star in a Hollywood Bowl summer show, she responded: 'I'd like to do Annie Get Your Gun, to be perfectly honest! I may be a little old for it... but I could find something else!' (more...)

Rose Byrne, Annaleigh Ashford & More Join Broadway-Bound YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You announce two-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rose Byrne ('Damages,' Bridesmaids, Neighbors) and Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, Wicked, 'Masters of Sex'), join previously announced Tony Award and Outer Critics' Circle winner James Earl Jones (Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Fences, The Great White Hope) and Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) in the show. Byrne, who is making her Broadway debut, will be playing Alice Sycamore and Ashford will play her sister, Essie Sycamore. (more...)

Lauren Gunderson's BAUER to Storm 59E59 Theaters' Inaugural 5A Season, 9/2-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

59E59 Theaters presents the second show in the inaugural 5A Season with the New York premiere of BAUER, written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Bill English. Produced by the San Francisco Playhouse, BAUER begins performances on Tuesday, September 2 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 12. Opening Night is Tuesday, September 9 at 7 PM. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/18/14 - GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Tony Comes Home, A 'Very' HEATHERS Prom & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 18, 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: Pose with a Tony Award at 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE', have a 'very' experience at the HEATHERS prom, and prep your piece for AMERICAN IDOL auditions, all starting today! (more...)

Chris Noth to Play DOCTOR FAUSTUS?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Chris Noth is currently playing Gov. Peter Florrick on CBS' The Good Wife. However, according to Page Six, he is itching to return to the stage. His next role might just be in Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Starring James Earl Jones
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can't Take It With You announce that tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, and will be available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting Telecharge.com. (more...)

Kristine Nielsen to Join James Earl Jones in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Jason Robert Brown to Write Original Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winning drama You Can't Take It With You announce that Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Vonya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) joins previously announced Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle winner James Earl Jones (Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Fences, The Great White Hope) as Penelope Sycamore in the cast. Further casting will be announced soon. (more...)

Paul Bowles, James Thurber and Harold Ross on DVD June 17
by Movies News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

When Paul Bowles moved to Tangiers, Morocco in 1949, it was a sanctuary for artists, writers and the wealthy to do as they pleased without fear of prosecution. (more...)

Jefferson Mays to Tour GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE?
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Jefferson Mays has found his niche role in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, in which he plays 9 different characters and changes costume 15 times throughout the show. The line outside the Walter Kerr Theatre at the end of each show is insanely long with audience members waiting to applaud his performance. Even Mays' wife, Susan Lyon, commented, 'This is almost as many people as they have for James Franco, [in Of Mice and Men].' And now, according to The New York Times, there is some good news for the after-life of this musical: Jefferson Mays is considering touring with the production. (more...)

Ed Dixon, Christopher Bloch, Erin Driscoll and More to Star in Signature Theatre's CLOAK AND DAGGER World Premiere, 6/12-7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre closes out its 2013/2014 season with the world premiere musical Cloak and Dagger, directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). From Helen Hayes Award Winner Ed Dixon (Signature's Sunset Boulevard) comes this screwball musical comedy send-up of the 1950s film noir. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/9/14 - STAGE FRIGHT, BWW's Jule Styne Tribute, Mother's Day & More!
by Jessica Showers - May 09, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: The musical horror comedy film STAGE FRIGHT hits theaters today, BroadwayWorld.com's Jule Styne Tribute is set for Sunday, and Mother's Day doesn't have to be tame with free shows at BROADWAY BARES! (more...)

VIDEO: David Hyde Pierce Featured in New TV Spot for 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE'
by TV News Desk - May 08, 2014

Below, check out an all-new commercial for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER featuring Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham, and special guest announcer David Hyde Pierce! (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Featured on WHERE THE SKY ENDS Album; Release Set for 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Where The Sky Ends: The Songs of Michael Mott will be released on June 17th, 2014. The CD is now available for pre-order on Amazon at http://amzn.com/B00K616MBY. (more...)

ALL THE WAY's Michael McKean Joins AMC's BETTER CALL SAUL
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Deadline writes that Michael McKean will join Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Bank in AMC's highly anticipated sequel to BREAKING BAD, to be titled BETTER CALL SAUL. He will take on one of the series all-new characters. (more...)

Lisa Joyce, Henry Kelemen & CJ Wilson to Join Mary McCann in Atlantic Theater Company's OUR NEW GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company has announced full casting for Nancy Harris' play OUR NEW GIRL, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. Lisa Joyce, Henry Kelemen and CJ Wilson will join previously-announced Atlantic Theater Company founding member Mary McCann for the US premiere production. (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Scott Ellis-Helmed YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Opens 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

According to the New York Times, James Earl Jones will return to Broadway later this year- this time in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can't Take It With You. The play will open at a Shubert theatre on September 28, 2014, with previews beginning in August. Scott Ellis is set to direct the revival. (more...)

Don Winslow Pens Three-Part Serial, EXTREME, Exclusively For Playboy Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Critically-acclaimed novelist Don Winslow, author of such bestsellers as Savages (which was made into the 2012 Oliver Stone-directed film of the same name) and The Kings of Cool, has written a three-part serial titled Extreme exclusively for Playboy magazine. Winslow's newest work of fiction debuts in the magazine's May 2014 issue (on newsstands and Playboy SFW now) and will continue to run through its July/August 2014 edition. (more...)

Watch Trailer for World Trade Center Documentary 16 ACRES
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

New documentary on the politics and drama behind the World Trade Center rebuilding project, 16 ACRES, is slated for release on VOD and DVD to coincide with the May 21st opening of the long-awaited National September 11 Memorial Museum at The World Trade Center site. (more...)

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