Joanna Merlin News

Date Of Birth:
July 15, 1931 (82)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender:
Female
Topol, Jerry Zaks, and Andrea Martin Lead Cast of 50th Anniversary Benefit Concert of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF on 6/9
by Louisa Brady - Apr 15, 2014

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof, Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick will be honored and will perform with the largest-ever reunion of original, revival and film cast members as part of an all-star benefit concert for The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene on Monday, June 9th, at New York's Town Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: ABSENCE Offers Inside View of Dementia
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 13, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre season concludes with Peter M. Floyd's ABSENCE, a witty and poignant exploration of a 76-year old woman's decline and the impact on her family relationships. Understudy Kippy Goldfarb stepped in and stepped up on the opening weekend for ailing Joanna Merlin and knocked it out of the park. (more...)

Boston Playwrights Theatre Presents ABSENCE, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2013-14 season with Absence by award-winning playwright Peter M. Floyd. Running from today, February 6 through March 2, the drama will be directed by Megan Schy Gleeson. (more...)

ABSENCE Opens at Boston Playwrights' Theatre Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens the final show in its 2013-14 season of new plays next week, Peter M. Floyd's award-winning Absence. (more...)

Boston Playwrights Theatre to Present ABSENCE, 6/2-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2013-14 season with Absence by award-winning playwright Peter M. Floyd. Running from February 6 through March 2, the drama will be directed by Megan Schy Gleeson. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Teaser Trailer for Showtime's HOMELAND Season 3
by - Jul 29, 2013

Showtime's HOMELAND returns for a new season on September 29th. Below, check out a just released teaser trailer for the award winning drama! (more...)

Episode Titles Revealed for HOMELAND's Third Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Showbiz411 has revealed some exciting news about the upcoming third season of Showtime's award-winning series HOMELAND. The show will premiere on the cable network on Septermber 29th. (more...)

James Earl Jones to Receive Inclusion in the Arts' Champion of Diversity Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

Inclusion in the Arts, a New York City-based national not-for-profit, announced today that legendary actor James Earl Jones will be the recipient of Inclusion in the Arts' first-ever Champion of Diversity Award. The presentation and reception is being hosted by Loreen Arbus (Television Producer, Author, Diversity Activist & President of The Loreen Arbus Foundation) and co-sponsored by The Walt Disney Studios. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2013

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) presents Fiddler on the Roof today, April 14, 2013 at 3pm. All tickets are $45/$36 (orchestra/mezzanine) and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm), or online at www.BrooklynCenterOnline.org. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2013

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) presents Fiddler on the Roof on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3pm. All tickets are $45/$36 (orchestra/mezzanine) and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm), or online at www.BrooklynCenterOnline.org. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2013

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) presents Fiddler on the Roof on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3pm. All tickets are $45/$36 (orchestra/mezzanine) and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm), or online at www.BrooklynCenterOnline.org. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) presents Fiddler on the Roof on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3pm. All tickets are $45/$36 (orchestra/mezzanine) and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm), or online at www.BrooklynCenterOnline.org. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) presents Fiddler on the Roof on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3pm. All tickets are $45/$36 (orchestra/mezzanine) and can be purchased by phone at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm), or online at www.BrooklynCenterOnline.org. (more...)

Richard Thomas, S. Epatha Merkerson, et al. Set for Public Theatre's NEW WORKS NOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2011

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) announces casting for the second week of the popular reading series, NEW WORK NOW!, running thru Sunday, September 18 in The Public's Martinson Theater (425 Lafayette Street). Casting for the free readings includes Donald Moffat, Richard Thomas, Michael Cristofer, Veanne Cox, Peter Francis James, Bill Heck, and S. Epatha Merkerson. All readings are free and open to the public and may be reserved by contacting the box office at (212) 967-7555. (more...)

New Rep Presents HOT MIKADO, Through 5/22 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Hot Mikado, book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell with musical adaptation and arrangements by Rob Bowman. Hot Mikado opens for the press on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

New Rep Presents HOT MIKADO, Runs 5/3-5/22 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Hot Mikado, book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell with musical adaptation and arrangements by Rob Bowman. Hot Mikado opens for the press on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

New Rep Presents HOT MIKADO, Runs 5/3-5/22 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Hot Mikado, book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell with musical adaptation and arrangements by Rob Bowman. Hot Mikado opens for the press on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

OCPAC presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Starring Film Star Topol in Farewell Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2009

COSTA MESA, CA -- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, heralded as one of the great masterpieces in American theater, will visit the Orange County Performing Arts Center August 11 - 23. Based on the Tevye stories of Sholom Aleichem, the classic musical has received a warm welcome on stages around the world since its debut. From Broadway to Finland to Japan to Mexico and South Africa, the lovable, engaging milkman named Tevye has delighted audiences with his comical and wise observations on the family, marriage and traditions. (more...)

OCPAC presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Starring Film Star Topol in Farewell Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

COSTA MESA, CA -- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, heralded as one of the great masterpieces in American theater, will visit the Orange County Performing Arts Center August 11 - 23. Based on the Tevye stories of Sholom Aleichem, the classic musical has received a warm welcome on stages around the world since its debut. From Broadway to Finland to Japan to Mexico and South Africa, the lovable, engaging milkman named Tevye has delighted audiences with his comical and wise observations on the family, marriage and traditions. (more...)

OCPAC presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Starring Film Star Topol in Farewell Tour
by Michael L. Quintos - Aug 10, 2009

COSTA MESA, CA -- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, heralded as one of the great masterpieces in American theater, will visit the Orange County Performing Arts Center August 11 - 23. Based on the Tevye stories of Sholom Aleichem, the classic musical has received a warm welcome on stages around the world since its debut. From Broadway to Finland to Japan to Mexico and South Africa, the lovable, engaging milkman named Tevye has delighted audiences with his comical and wise observations on the family, marriage and traditions. (more...)

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