Gore Vidal News

 

Gore Vidal News

Date of Birth: October 03, 1925
Date of Death: July 31, 2012 (86)
Birth Place: West Point, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Williamstown Theatre Festival's Michael Sag Joins WP Theater as Managing DirectorWilliamstown Theatre Festival's Michael Sag Joins WP Theater as Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater), under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, has announced that Michael Sag has joined the company as Managing Director. (more...)

Broadway Legend Chita Rivera to Perform in Broadway @ The Nourse Series This SpringBroadway Legend Chita Rivera to Perform in Broadway @ The Nourse Series This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who originated the Broadway roles of Anita in 'West Side Story,' Rosie in 'Bye Bye Birdie,' Velma in 'Chicago,' and appeared in the original casts of 'Guys and Dolls,' 'Can Can,' 'Jerry's Girls' and many others. Producer Mark Cortale announced today that she will be coming to San Francisco for one night only on April 29 at 8:00 PM, joining a stellar season that kicks off this week with two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole on Saturday, January 7 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Star of Stage & Screen Angela Lansbury Joins Cast of Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNSStar of Stage & Screen Angela Lansbury Joins Cast of Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Dick Van Dyke revealed to THR that star of stage and screen Angela Lansbury will also make an appearance in the film. (more...)

Santa Barbara Writers Conference Announces New Book and FilmSanta Barbara Writers Conference Announces New Book and Film
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Santa Barbara Writers Conference co-founder Mary Conrad and her creative literary and film team, will launch a book and film titled, 'Santa Barbara Writers Conference Scrapbook,' in early 2017. Each project uncovers the conference's early days at the Miramar Hotel, and its untold tales and photos of literary Who's Whos, during their annual pilgrimage to the beachside writing retreat. Conrad, the quick-witted wife of the late Barnaby Conrad, author of 'Matador' (the book Hemingway said he wished he'd written), organized a team of creative pros to see her project to fruition. The book is due for a first quarter publishing launch and the film has been submitted to the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. (more...)

2017 Santa Barbara Writers Conference Announces Early Bird Registration2017 Santa Barbara Writers Conference Announces Early Bird Registration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The 45th Annual Santa Barbara Writers Conference (SBWC) opens its Early Bird Registration today to writers from all over the world. The acclaimed literary event will be held at the oceanfront Hyatt Santa Barbara, from June 18-23, 2017. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Doesn't Know Why BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is Being RemadeAngela Lansbury Doesn't Know Why BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is Being Remade
by Alan Henry - Nov 25, 2016

Angela Lansbury recently sat down with Entertainment Weekly to discuss the upcoming remake of Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. (more...)

ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Coming to the Kravis Center for Limited Performance EngagementABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Coming to the Kravis Center for Limited Performance Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

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 comes to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for a limited performance engagement Friday, December 2 through Sunday, December 4.  (more...)

Christine Ebersole to Launch Broadway @ The Nourse Concert Series This WinterChristine Ebersole to Launch Broadway @ The Nourse Concert Series This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Producer Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Nourse concert series will return to San Francisco for the 2017 season. Kicking off the series will be Broadway star and two-time Tony winner for 'Grey Gardens' and '42nd Street' Christine Ebersole, on January 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BEST MAN is Politically Pleasing at StagecraftersBWW Review: THE BEST MAN is Politically Pleasing at Stagecrafters
by Katie Laban - Nov 17, 2016

The Best Man comes to life at Stagecrafters at the perfect time of year. Gore Vidal's play about the 1960 race for the Democratic presidential nomination is performed effortlessly by the cast and while it takes the audience back to a specific era, themes ring true that allows them to think and relate to what we as a nation have been observing this past election season. (more...)

Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Chris Bauer and More Head to David Mamet's THE PENITENT Off-BroadwayLawrence Gilliard Jr., Chris Bauer and More Head to David Mamet's THE PENITENT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere play The Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founder David Mamet, directed by artistic director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Edward James Hyland, Liv Rooth, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY at Long Wharf TheatreEdward James Hyland, Liv Rooth, Karen Ziemba and More to Lead OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present Other People's Money, by Jerry Sterner, directed by Marc Bruni from November 23 through December 18 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck Theatre. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'COME TO THE CABARET' Panel This MonthTRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'COME TO THE CABARET' Panel This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the October panel Alternate Venues for Developing New Work: Come to the Cabaret, today, October 25, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

Host Michael McKean Returns for New Season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/24Host Michael McKean Returns for New Season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Host Michael McKean returns to explore age-old food adages such as 'do carrots really improve our eyesight,' 'did salt win the Civil War,' and more in the second season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? premiering Monday, October 24th at 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'COME TO THE CABARET' Panel This MonthTRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'COME TO THE CABARET' Panel This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the October panel Alternate Venues for Developing New Work: Come to the Cabaret, on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

Richard Kind, Alex Brightman and More Slated for ASSISTED LOVING Reading at 92YRichard Kind, Alex Brightman and More Slated for ASSISTED LOVING Reading at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

ASSISTED LOVING: A SPECIAL READING BASED ON THE MEMOIR BY BOB MORRIS is among the theater events coming up this November and December at 92Y.  Featuring Richard Kind, Alex Brightman, Alix Korey and Quinn Mattfield, the reading will be directed by Gordon Greenberg and will be held on Monday, November 7 at 8 pm (free - registration required). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 10/16/2016Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Albuquerque (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/14/2016 - THE CHERRY ORCHARD Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 10/14/2016 - THE CHERRY ORCHARD Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 14, 2016

This weekend's big news: Broadway's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, starring Diane Lane, opens on Sunday! (more...)

Host Michael McKean Returns for New Season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/24Host Michael McKean Returns for New Season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/24
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Host Michael McKean returns to explore age-old food adages such as 'do carrots really improve our eyesight,' 'did salt win the Civil War,' and more in the second season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? premiering Monday, October 24th at 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 10/09/2016Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Albuquerque (more...)

Legendary Newsman Dan Rather Hosts A Marathon Of Political Films On HDNET MOVIES Nov. 6, The Sunday Before Election DayLegendary Newsman Dan Rather Hosts A Marathon Of Political Films On HDNET MOVIES Nov. 6, The Sunday Before Election Day
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

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