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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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Christian Borle, Jefferson Mays & More Will Take Part in BROADWAY BRUNCH on 5/31Christian Borle, Jefferson Mays & More Will Take Part in BROADWAY BRUNCH on 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Spend Sunday brunch at the Vulture Festival this weekend!  Broadway favorites will join Susan Blackwell for a morning of songs, debauchery and adult beverages, including Jefferson Mays (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Sarah Stiles (Hand to God), Brad Oscar (Something Rotten), Christian Borle (Something Rotten), Scarlett Strallen (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), and Geneva Carr (Hand to God). (more...)

Classic Stage Company Extends DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Starring Chris NothClassic Stage Company Extends DOCTOR FAUSTUS, Starring Chris Noth
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, has announced that its upcoming production of DOCTOR FAUSTUS, adapted by David Bridel and Andrei Belgrader from the play by Christopher Marlowe, starring Chris Noth ("Law & Order," "Sex and the City," "The Good Wife"), directed by Andrei Belgrader (CSC's production of The Cherry Orchard) will extend through Sunday, July 12.  Previews will now begin Tuesday, June 2 with an official opening Thursday, June 18 at CSC (136 East 13th Street).   Joining Noth in the cast are Tony Award nominee and "The Good Wife" co-star Zach Grenier as Mephistopheles, Jeffrey Binder, Ken Cheeseman, Carmen M. Herlihy, Walker Jones, Marina Lazzaretto, Geoffrey Owens and Lucas Caleb Rooney.  (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/14/2015 - 'FURY' & 'MENAGERIE' Off-Broadway, 'DEADLAND' in Seattle and More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/14/2015 - 'FURY' & 'MENAGERIE' Off-Broadway, 'DEADLAND' in Seattle and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 14, 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: Two classics begin off-Broadway, Brian Stokes Mitchell is feted at lunch, Darko Tresnjak directs KISS ME, KATE, and JASPER IN DEADLAND comes to Seattle! (more...)

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, Written and Performed by James Lecesne, to Play 12-week Engagement at the Westside TheatreTHE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, Written and Performed by James Lecesne, to Play 12-week Engagement at the Westside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Following a critically-acclaimed, sold-out run at Dixon Place, the much talked-about play THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written and performed byJames Lecesne, will shine brighter and longer in a limited 12-week engagement at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street).   (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/8/2015 - Bette Midler on Tour, Lucille Lortel Awards and More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/8/2015 - Bette Midler on Tour, Lucille Lortel Awards and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 8, 2015

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 Divine Miss M heads out on tour, a new Bob Marley musical debuts in Maryland, and the Lortel Awards are set for this weekend! (more...)

Alexis Bledel, Reed Birney & Rob McClure to Lead Reading of Tom Schulman's SACRILEGIOUSAlexis Bledel, Reed Birney & Rob McClure to Lead Reading of Tom Schulman's SACRILEGIOUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Sacrilegious, a new play written by Academy Award winning screenwriter Tom Schulman (Dead Poets Society) and directed by Andy Sandberg (Application Pending; The Last Smoker in America), will receive two invitation-only readings in New York on May 7-8, 2015.  (more...)

Fellow 'GOOD WIFE' Cast Member to Join Chris Noth in CSC's DOCTOR FAUSTUSFellow 'GOOD WIFE' Cast Member to Join Chris Noth in CSC's DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, have announced complete for their upcoming production of DOCTOR FAUSTUS, adapted by David Bridel and Andrei Belgrader from the play by Christopher Marlowe, starring Chris Noth ('Law & Order,' 'Sex and the City,' 'The Good Wife'), directed by Andrei Belgrader (CSC's production of The Cherry Orchard). Joining Noth in the cast are Tony Award nominee and 'The Good Wife' co-star Zach Grenier as Mephistopheles, Jeff Binder, Ken Cheeseman, Carmen M. Herlihy, Walker Jones, Geoffrey Owens and Lucas Caleb Rooney. Previews begin Friday, May 29 for a limited engagement through Thursday, July 2 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). The official press opening is Thursday, June 18. (more...)

Kathleen Turner, Alexander Dinelaris and More to Present at 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival AwardsKathleen Turner, Alexander Dinelaris and More to Present at 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival Awards
by Movies News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

School of Visual Arts (SVA) announces this year's 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival awards presenters. (more...)

VIDEO: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER Looks Back on 'Smashing Year'VIDEO: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER Looks Back on 'Smashing Year'
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2015

In the new video below, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER looks back on a 'Smashing Year'! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/17/15- A CATERED AFFAIRSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/17/15- A CATERED AFFAIR
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2015

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by John Bucchino. It is based on both the 1956 film The Catered Affair written by Gore Vidal and the original 1955 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky, set in 1953 in the Bronx. John Doyle directed the production, which starred Fierstein, Faith Prince and Tom Wopat. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/10/2015 - JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/10/2015 - JOSEPHINE AND I at the Public and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 10, 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: JOSEPHINE AND I opens off-Broadway, Sarah Brightman details her space travels, SOON begins in D.C. and more! (more...)

FIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre CompanyFIFTH OF JULY Runs 4/17-5/17 at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Lanford Wilson's 'Talley Trilogy' continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (A Bright New Boise, This Is How It Goes, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, The Shape of Things) helms FIFTH OF JULY, featuring Craig Marker (The Shape of Things, The Persians), Elizabeth Benedict, John Girot, Jennifer Le Blanc, Oceana Ortiz, Harold Pierce, Josh Schell, and Nanci Zoppi. FIFTH OF JULY plays April 17 through May 17 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Will Swenson & Carla Gugino to Join Judith Light in Industry Reading of WONDERFUL - A NEW PLAYWill Swenson & Carla Gugino to Join Judith Light in Industry Reading of WONDERFUL - A NEW PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Rob Hinderliter and Dominick LaRuffa, Jr. of R&D Theatricals (All the Way, On The Town, An American In Paris) announced today that Carla Gugino (Desire Under the Elms, Watchmen) and Tony nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Les Miserables) complete the casting for an invitation-only reading of WONDERFUL - A NEW PLAY on February 26. Directed by Andy Sandberg (Application Pending, The Last Smoker in America), WONDERFUL is written by playwrights Craig Ricks and John Olson. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Enters Final Week of Performances on BroadwayYOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Enters Final Week of Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

You Can't Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, is set to play its final performances this week. The show will play its final performance on Sunday, February 22nd at 3 pm. It will have played 208 performances. (more...)

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Anna Chlumsky Talks Broadway Debut: 'It's Magic'YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU's Anna Chlumsky Talks Broadway Debut: 'It's Magic'
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

In a new interview with ET, Anna Chlumsky talks about making her Broadway debut in the hit comedy YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. (more...)

Eric McCormack to Star in New Family Drama STUDIO CITY for FOXEric McCormack to Star in New Family Drama STUDIO CITY for FOX
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Eric McCormack, who recently starred in the TNT drama series PERCEPTION, will now take on the lead role in the upcoming FOX family drama STUDIO CITY. (more...)

Judith Light to Lead WONDERFUL - A NEW PLAY Reading, Helmed by Andy SandbergJudith Light to Lead WONDERFUL - A NEW PLAY Reading, Helmed by Andy Sandberg
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Rob Hinderliter and Dominick LaRuffa, Jr. of R&D Theatricals (All the Way, On The Town, An American In Paris) announced today that they are presenting an invitation-only reading of WONDERFUL -- A NEW PLAY on February 26. Directed by Andy Sandberg (Application Pending, The Last Smoker in America), WONDERFUL is written by playwrights Craig Ricks and John Olson. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at James Lecesne in 'THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' at Dixon PlacePhoto Flash: First Look at James Lecesne in 'THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Dixon Place's new production, THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, begins performances tomorrow, Saturday, February 7th at 7:30 PM. The play is set to open on Sunday, February 22nd at 6:00 PM. Based on his best-selling novel, the production 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). BroadwayWorld has a first look at Lecesne onstage below! (more...)

James Lecesne's 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' Begins Performances Tomorrow at Dixon PlaceJames Lecesne's 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' Begins Performances Tomorrow at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Dixon Place's new production, THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, begins performances on Saturday, February 7th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Broadway Stage Management Symposium to be Held in MayBroadway Stage Management Symposium to be Held in May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

The Broadway Stage Management Symposium is a new immersive program that goes beyond the classroom and offers two days of practical insights, instruction and career advice from Broadway's most experienced and highly-regarded Stage Management professionals. (more...)

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