Joan Crawford News

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  • Lucille Le Sueur

  • Date Of Birth:
    March 23, 1905
    Date Of Death:
    May 10, 1977 (72)
    Birth Place:
    San Antonio, TX, USA
    Gender:
    Female
    Casts Revealed for Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend, Running 5/9-11
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend is one of the most exciting events for LGBT theater lovers, as five great new scripts are brought to life in enhanced staged readings directed by Chicago's top directors. The first three years of the contest had produced finalists and award winners like At The Flash by Sean Chandler and David Leeper, Under A Rainbow Flag by Leo Schwartz, Learn to Be Latina by Enrique Urueta, and Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead by Martin Casella. (more...)

    DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, American Songbook Concerts & More Set for Napa Valley Opera House's Spring Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

    Last October, The Napa Valley Opera House celebrated the 10th anniversary of its extensive renovation and reopening. Since then, the Opera House Board of Directors entered into a long term lease with City Winery who have just completed a transformation of the venue which now features a full 100-seat restaurant and wine-on-tap bar. (more...)

    WIZARD OF OZ & More Set for TCM's Classic Film Festival
    by Movies News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

    Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) has announced that six of their classic films with upcoming tent-pole Blu-ray anniversary and special editions will be featured at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival from April 10-13 in Hollywood. (more...)

    THE MOUNTAINTOP, 4000 MILES & More Set for ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery's 2014-15 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

    ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery has announced selections for the 2014-2015 Season, to run from September 11, 2014 - May 24, 2015. Interim Artistic Director Annie Lareau has chosen a six-show season that focuses on diversity and thought-provoking productions that will challenge the viewer to think, laugh and often to sing-a-long! The 2014-2015 Season is titled Opening Doors. (more...)

    Sony Movie Channel to Go Behind-the-Scenes of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, 4/25
    by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

    Sony Movie Channel slings into action this April, with HEROES AND VILLAINS: THE AMAZING WORLD OF SPIDER-MAN, on Friday, April 25 (more...)

    Buck Creek Players Continue Season with THE WOMEN, 3/21-30
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

    The Buck Creek Players will continue their 40th Anniversary Season 'Fabulous at 40' with Clare Boothe Luce's comedy, The Women, opening Today, March 21st, and running for two weekends through Sunday, March 30th. Curtain times will be at 8:00 p.m. todays and Saturdays, with 2:30 p.m. matinees offered on Sundays. All performances will be held at the Buck Creek Playhouse on the southeast side of Indianapolis at 11150 Southeastern Avenue. (more...)

    Banks Brothers Productions Premieres THE COUSIN CLEOTHA WAR at Midtown Art Center, Now thru 3/23
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

    Banks Brothers Productions will be presenting the world premiere of the satirical black comedy 'The Cousin Cleotha War' today, March 20-23 2014 at Midtown Art Center. (more...)

    Review Roundup: MTC's TALES FROM RED VIENNA
    by Review Roundups - Mar 18, 2014

    Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Tales from Red Vienna, the new play by David Grimm, directed by Kate Whoriskey, opened tonight, March 18 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

    LADIES OF THE CAMELLIAS Next Up at Rivertown Theaters, Now thru 3/29
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

    Ladies of the Camellias, written by Lillian Groag and directed by co-artistic director Gary Rucker will be next on the Main Stage at the multi-award-winning Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts on the Main Stage running today, March 14 - 29, 2014. (more...)

    Buck Creek Players Continue Season with THE WOMEN, 3/21-30
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

    The Buck Creek Players will continue their 40th Anniversary Season 'Fabulous at 40' with Clare Boothe Luce's comedy, The Women, opening Friday, March 21st, and running for two weekends through Sunday, March 30th. Curtain times will be at 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with 2:30 p.m. matinees offered on Sundays. All performances will be held at the Buck Creek Playhouse on the southeast side of Indianapolis at 11150 Southeastern Avenue. (more...)

    Pride Films & Plays Announces Directors, Schedule for 2014 Gay Play Weekend, 5/9-11
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

    PFP's Gay Play Weekend includes a dynamic musical about a tragedy in gay history, and a historical drama about Michelangelo. You will also see a murder mystery which takes place at a party where everyone is dressed as Joan Crawford, a fun piece about gay dating today, and a drama about abuse and healing. These are the themes of the five finalists in Pride Films and Plays' 2014 Gay Play and Musical Contest. (more...)

    LADIES OF THE CAMELLIAS Next Up at Rivertown Theaters, 3/14-29
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

    Ladies of the Camellias, written by Lillian Groag and directed by co-artistic director Gary Rucker will be next on the Main Stage at the multi-award-winning Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts on the Main Stage running March 14 - 29, 2014. (more...)

    Renee Taylor to Bring MY LIFE ON A DIET to The Grove Theatre, 3/7
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

    My Life on a Diet opens at The Grove Theatre on Friday, March 7th. Starring Hollywood legend Renee Taylor, and based on the book, My Life On A Diet: Confessions Of A Hollywood Diet Junkie, written by Ms. Taylor, it takes the audience on a trip through her 60+ year career from movies, Broadway, & her iconic role as Sylvia, Fran Drescher's over bearing, food loving mother on the hit TV series, The Nanny, The Tonight Show, and as Ted Mosby's neighbor, Mrs. Matsen, on How I Met Your Mother. Throughout this trip, her perseverance and dieting, as well as her 47 year marriage to actor/director Joe Bologna, are the true constants in her life. (more...)

    Finalists for 2014 Great Gay Play And Musical Contest Announced
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

    Five finalists have now been named in the 2014 Great Gay Play And Musical Contest sponsored by Pride Films and Plays. The works are as varied as the writers, and PFP will present enhanced staged readings of these works in May at Center on Halsted. (more...)

    Rainbow Theatre Project to Present DIE MOMMIE DIE!, 1/27
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

    The Rainbow Theatre Project presents Charles Busch's dark satire, Die Mommie Die!, as the second of six concert readings scheduled for its inaugural season. Directed by Chris Griffin, Die! plays at Source in D.C. on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., and will be preceded by a reading of Ron Burch's short play, Romeo and Jules. (more...)

    Hell in a Handbag Productions Continues CHRISTMAS DEAREST, Now thru 1/5
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

    Hell in a Handbag is proud to announce that Christmas Dearest, their new holiday show is adding 4 performances to accommodate the incredible demand for tickets. The added performances will play this weekend, Jan. 3, 5 7:30pm and Jan. 4 at 3:30pm & 7:30pm. (more...)

    Semi-Finalists for Pride Films and Plays' 2014 Great Gay Play Musical Contest Announced
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

    A slate of 17 vibrant and kinetic new LGBT scripts and musicals have emerged as Semi-Finalists in Pride Films and Plays 2014 Great Gay Play and Musical Contest. They come from writers across the United States and Great Britain, and have been read by several dozen film and theater professionals. (more...)

    FEARnet Launches Into The New Year With A Loaded January Lineup Headlined By The Broadcast Premiere Of MOON, Starring Sam Rockwell, on Sunday, January 12, at 8 P.M. ET/5
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ FEARnet explores the darker side of space and self this January, with the broadcast premiere of the BAFTA Award-winning MOON, on Sunday, January 12, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The critically acclaimed sci-fi drama stars Sam Rockwell as Sam Bell, an astronaut nearing the end of a three-year solitary lunar mission. Suffering from hallucinations, with no one but the artificial intelligence program GERTY (Kevin Spacey) to keep him company, Sam makes an unsettling discovery and learns he's not as alone as he thought. (more...)

    MARY POPPINS, 'VIRGINIA WOOLF' Among Films Added to National Film Registry
    by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

    The Library of Congress has today announced its annual list of 25 films that will be included in the National Film Registry. (more...)

    Banks Brothers Productions to Premiere THE COUSIN CLEOTHA WAR at Midtown Art Center, 3/20-23
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

    Banks Brothers Productions will be presenting the world premiere of the satirical black comedy "The Cousin Cleotha War" March 20-23 2014 at Midtown Art Center. (more...)

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