Ira Levin News

 

Ira Levin News

Date of Birth: August 27, 1929
Date of Death: November 12, 2007 (78)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Full Casting Announced for the Number One UK Tour of DEATHTRAPFull Casting Announced for the Number One UK Tour of DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Full casting for the UK tour of Ira Levin's Tony-nominated classic thriller Deathtrap includes Sam Phillips (Clifford), Beverly Klein (Helga ten Dorp) and Julien Ball (Porter). They join the previously announced TV stars Paul Bradley (Holby City and EastEnders) as Sidney Bruhl and BAFTA nominee Jessie Wallace (EastEnders and Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be) as Myra Bruhl. (more...)

THE KITE RUNNER Stage Adaptation, SHREK and More Coming to Sheffield in 2017-18THE KITE RUNNER Stage Adaptation, SHREK and More Coming to Sheffield in 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

A host of new shows have been added to the Lyceum Theatre's line-up, including master illusionist Derren Brown, a stage adaptation of best-selling novel The Kite Runner, and looking ahead to 2018, the return of everyone's favourite ogre in Shrek The Musical. Tickets for the productions go on sale to Sheffield Theatres' Centre Stage Members on Saturday 13 May and to the general public on Saturday 20 May. (more...)

Comedy Thriller DEATHTRAP to Bring Mystery & Fun to Syracuse StageComedy Thriller DEATHTRAP to Bring Mystery & Fun to Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Syracuse Stage presents "Deathtrap," a comedy-thriller guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. (more...)

BWW Review: NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS at Hale Centre TheatreBWW Review: NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS at Hale Centre Theatre
by Lee Cooley - Apr 16, 2017

NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS flashes back to simpler, slower-paced times. Great for 1950s sitcom fans 65+. (more...)

DEATHTRAP Reading Set for Connolly's Public House in Oak ParkDEATHTRAP Reading Set for Connolly's Public House in Oak Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Oak Park Festival Theatre will present a reading of Ira Levin's DEATHTRAP in in the back room of Connolly's Public House, 1109 South Blvd, Oak Park on May 3, 2017 at 7 p.m.  (more...)

Review Roundup: NYC Opera's LA CAMPANA SOMMERSAReview Roundup: NYC Opera's LA CAMPANA SOMMERSA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

New York City Opera continued the season with a rare production of Ottorino Respighi's 1927 opera La Campana Sommersa (The Sunken Bell). (more...)

Brand New Season On Sale Now at the New Alexandra TheatreBrand New Season On Sale Now at the New Alexandra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

A brand new season of the very best West End musicals, stand-up comedy, live music and drama has been announced today by Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre. (more...)

NO TIME FOR SERGEANTS Brings Laughs Hale Centre Theatre StageNO TIME FOR SERGEANTS Brings Laughs Hale Centre Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

When No Time for Sergeants takes the stage it brings loads of laughs and nostalgia to Hale Centre Theatre. Regarded as the funniest comedy ever written about the U.S. Armed Forces, No Time for Sergeants is a comedy for and about the military men and women who served our nation in World War Two. The story revolves around Will Stockdale, a young naive country boy who is drafted into the to the U.S. Air Force. Taken by his fellow draftees as a bumpkin and a hillbilly, Will is quick to make friends as well as enemies with his gullible charm. (more...)

TBO Productions Presents Salisbury Playhouse Production of DEATHTRAPTBO Productions Presents Salisbury Playhouse Production of DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A brand new production of Ira Levin's Tony-nominated classic thriller Deathtrap will embark on a 12-week national tour for the first time in 20 years, opening September 2017, with press night at the Theatre Royal Brighton on Thursday 14 September. (more...)

New York City Opera Presents Respighi's LA COMPANA SOMMERSA In March And AprilNew York City Opera Presents Respighi's LA COMPANA SOMMERSA In March And April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. (more...)

NYC Opera Presents Ottorino Respighi's 'La Campana Sommersa', 3/31NYC Opera Presents Ottorino Respighi's 'La Campana Sommersa', 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Since opening the 2016 - 2017 season last September, New York City Opera has reestablished itself as a vital part of New York City's cultural landscape, delivering new productions, New York premieres and sold-out performances. The season opened with a critically acclaimed double bill of Leoncavallo's Pagliacci and Rachmaninoff's Aleko bringing the latter to the New York stage for the first time. In November, City Opera presented the New York premiere of Tobin Stokes' Iraq War opera, Fallujah. Last month City Opera's new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince became a highlight of the New York season, with a run that was extended from six to ten sold-out performances. (more...)

'Fake News' Takes the Stage in THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway'Fake News' Takes the Stage in THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Dick Brukenfeld's antic new comedy THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53rd opens tonight, February 9th, at The TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, NYC, under Charles Maryan's direction. The Equity production continues through February 25th. (more...)

THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Brings Fake News to the Stage TonightTHE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Brings Fake News to the Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Dick Brukenfeld's antic new comedy THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53rd begins previews tonight, February 3rd, at 8 PM at The TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, NYC, under Charles Maryan's direction. The press opening is Thursday, Feb 9th and the Equity production continues through February 25th. (more...)

THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Brings Fake News to the Stage Starting FridayTHE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Brings Fake News to the Stage Starting Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

A friendly reminder! Dick Brukenfeld's antic new comedy THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53rd begins previews this Friday, February 3rd at 8 PM at The TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, NYC, under Charles Maryan's direction. The press opening is Thursday, Feb 9th and the Equity production continues through February 25th. (more...)

'Fake News' Will Take the Stage in THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Off-Broadway'Fake News' Will Take the Stage in THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Playlinda Productions presents the World Premiere of Dick Brukenfeld's antic new comedy THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53rd at The TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, NYC. Charles Maryan will direct.  (more...)

DEATHTRAP, THE BROTHERS SIZE, DOUBT and More Highlight Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonDEATHTRAP, THE BROTHERS SIZE, DOUBT and More Highlight Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) announces its 43rd season, centered on 'The Mysteries of Life.' (more...)

Creative Cauldron Presents World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL MEMORY 12/1Creative Cauldron Presents World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL MEMORY 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Creative Cauldron proudly presents its 40th production, A Christmas Carol Memory, a world premiere that re-imagines the classic Dickens tale. Conceived and Directed by Producing Director Laura Connors Hull, written by Jennifer Clements, and featuring puppet design by Margie Jervis, A Christmas Carol Memory will be presented from December 1stthrough the 20th at ArtSpace Falls Church.  Curtain times are Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm with additional performances on December 18th at 7:00 pm and December 19th and 20th at 7:30 pm.  Press night is Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: DEATHTRAP at Metropolitan Ensemble TheatreBWW Review: DEATHTRAP at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
by Alan Portner - Oct 26, 2016

'Deathtrap' shocks and delights (more...)

BWW Review: Come Stay In VERONICA'S ROOM if You DareBWW Review: Come Stay In VERONICA'S ROOM if You Dare
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 24, 2016

Marc Robin directs Ira Levin's creepiest play at the Fulton. Come and sit in Veronica's room with her. If you can. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series with VERONICA'S ROOMFulton Theatre Opens 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series with VERONICA'S ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

 The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre opens its 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series with a chilling Victorian thriller in the Tell Studio Theatre. The Ira Levin mystery, Veronica's Room, runs through October 30, with two added performances on Sunday, October 23 and Sunday, October 30 at 6:30 pm. (more...)

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