Ira Levin News

Date Of Birth:
August 27, 1929
Date Of Death:
November 12, 2007 (78)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
RLTP to Open 2014-15 Season with DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) has announced its first production in its 2014-2015 season, Deathtrap, by Ira Levin. The production will star David Oliver, Mike Seitz, Lisa Vitrano (RLTP Ensemble Member), Mary Jakiel, & Gerry Maher with direction under Scott Behrend. (more...)

The Broadway Experience Wraps Seventh Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Broadway Experience returned for a seventh summer program at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center from July 28th - August 10th. With over 20 professional educators from the Broadway community, TBE offered over 75 classes, workshops, lectures, a performance based second week and invited Jonathan Groff as guest speaker. Jonathan spoke about his life on and off the stage, and took the time to answer questions and offer advice and inspiration. He was even kind enough to give an impromptu performance from Disney's recent hit film, Frozen. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEATHTRAP at The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 31, 2014

Ira Levin's Deathtrap is no doubt produced often since its Broadway staging in 1978. Therefore, you need something to entice you to see this Tony nominated play and I've just the thing. (more...)

TriStar Productions Acquires Rights to Thriller MONEY MONSTER
by Movies News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions has acquired the worldwide rights and given the go ahead to Money Monster, a fast-paced, character-driven thriller written by Jamie Linden. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEATHTRAP With Marsha Mason at Bucks County Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 07, 2014

Off-Broadway's Evan Cabnet directs a DEATHTRAP with Marsha Mason as the ever-amazing Helga ten Dorp. There are some other amazing things here as well, of all sorts. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Bucks County Playhouse Presents DEATHTRAP
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse presents a new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Check below for a preview! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Marsha Mason and More in DEATHTRAP at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse presents its new production of Ira Levin's DEATHTRAP, directed by Evan Cabnet. Marsha Mason, who just directed the Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two, will play the role of the mysterious Helga Ten Dorp. The comedy thriller began performances Thursday, June 19 and will run through July 13 at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street, New Hope, PA). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Entire Cast for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, and Josh Fiedler announce complete casting for the remaining 2014 75th anniversary summer seaso (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Marsha Mason and David Leopold in Bucks County Playhouse's STRAW HAT CINDERELLA; Jubilee Set for 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse has announced their Founders Day Diamond Jubilee, a festive community gathering on Monday evening, June 30, 2014 at 7 pm to commemorate the first 75 years of the Playhouse. The evening will begin with the debut of a new film: Straw Hat Cinderella: Bucks County Playhouse at 75. Narrated by stage and screen star Marsha Mason, the film features historic photographs, paintings and drawings and commentary by curator David Leopold, Playhouse producer Alexander Fraser, Michener Director and CEO Lisa Hanover, and painter Robert Beck. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Mason, Leopold and more! (more...)

Stagione Teatrale 2014-2015 Aella Sala Umberto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Benvenuti alla presentazione della Stagione Teatrale 2014-2015 della Sala Umberto. (more...)

Marsha Mason Joins the Cast of DEATHTRAP at Bucks County Playhouse, Running 6/19-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse has announced Marsha Mason has joined the cast of its new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Mason, who is currently directing the Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two that begins performances tonight, will play the role of the mysterious Helga Ten Dorp. The full cast and creative team will be announced shortly for the comedy thriller that begins performances Thursday, June 19. (more...)

ROSEMARY'S BABY Debuts to 3.7 Million Total Viewers on NBC
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2014

Night 1 of 'Rosemary's Baby' (1.1/3 in 18-49, 3.7 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET) equaled NBC's top 18-49 rating in the time period since March 23. For its first hour from 9-10 p.m., 'Rosemary's Baby' tied for #2 among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49. (more...)

BoHo Theatre to Present Adam Guettel's MYTHS & HYMNS, 6/13-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

BoHo Theatre brings Adam Guettel's rarely-produced song cycle Myths & Hymns to life with an original narrative concept, directed by Peter Robel with musical direction by Nick Sula. BoHo is no stranger to Guettel's work, having garnered acclaim for its 2012 production of Floyd Collins at Theater Wit. Myths & Hymns represents the Bohemian Pillar of Beauty in BoHo's 2013/2014 Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Zoe Saldana in NBC Miniseries ROSEMARY'S BABY
by BWW Special Coverage - May 09, 2014

NBC has released new images from their upcoming miniseries ROSEMARY'S BABY, airing Sunday, May 11 & Thursday, May 15 on NBC (9-11 p.m. ET). Get a First Look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Zoe Saldana Talks Prepping for NBC's ROSEMARY'S BABY
by - May 08, 2014

Actress Zoe Saldana stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to chat about preparing for her starring role in NBC's upcoming remake of the Oscar-nominated horror film 'Rosemary's Baby.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: Enjoy a Fun Evening of Suspense with Spotlight Theatre's DEATHTRAP!
by Michael Mulhern - May 05, 2014

I laughed, I gasped, and during one shocking surprise moment…..I may have peed a little! (more...)

Spotlight Theatre to Present DEATHTRAP, 4/5-5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Spotlight Theatre Company will produce the Ira Levin comedy-thriller, Deathtrap, opening Today, April 5, and running through Today, May 3, 2014. Performances are Fridays and Todays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $21 for General Admission and $19 for Students/Seniors. All matinees are only $16. Performances will be held at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver. (more...)

THE UNDERSTUDY, GROUNDED, BLITHE SPIRIT & More Set for Everyman Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Everyman Theatre has announced its 2014/15 season. The line-up includes three exciting award-winning Baltimore premieres - The Understudy by Theresa Rebeck, Grounded by George Brant and Ruined by Lynn Nottage - and three classics of the theatrical repertoire - Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen, Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward and Deathtrap by Ira Levin. The upcoming season follows the theatre company's most successful season to date, which included three productions that extended their initial run dates and a record-breaking number of subscribers. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for NBC's ROSEMARY'S BABY, Starring Zoe Saldana
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

NBC just released an all-new trailer for its upcoming miniseries ROSEMARY'S BABY, airing Sunday, May 11 & Thursday, May 15 on NBC (9-11 p.m. ET). Watch below! (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage DEATHTRAP, 3/28-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Written in 1978, Deathtrap still holds the record for longest-running comedy thriller on Broadway. Sidney Bruhl is a playwright desperately in need of a hit. Just in time, a former student sends him the manuscript of his first play, a murder mystery called Deathtrap. Sidney smells a hit, but he's never been that fond of sharing credit. TIME Magazine said, 'If you care to assassinate yourself with laughter, try Deathtrap.' (more...)

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