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Date Of Birth:
February 14, 1882
Date Of Death:
May 29, 1942 (60)
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Male
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John Barrymore News

Date of Birth: February 14, 1882
Date of Death: May 29, 1942 (60)
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Male
Drury Lane Theatre Launches Cabaret Series with LEADING LADIES OF CHICAGO THEATREDrury Lane Theatre Launches Cabaret Series with LEADING LADIES OF CHICAGO THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre premieres The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane with Leading Ladies of Chicago Theatre, a two-night event that gives audiences exclusive access to some of Chicago's top talent in an intimate setting. (more...)

BWW Review: I Loved I HATE HAMLETBWW Review: I Loved I HATE HAMLET
by Marietta Lunceford - Jun 4, 2016

What can an actor do when his series is cancelled and he isn't sure where to go from there? Head to NYC and perform Shakespeare in the park, of course. But what if that actor is scared of playing Hamlet and not sure of his own abilities? And what if he finds himself in John Barrymore's old apartment and Barrymore's ghost shows up? And what if his girlfriend is pushing him towards Hamlet and away from the bedroom? Throw in a crazy, psychic realtor and a stern German agent with the hots for Barrymore and you have the makings of I HATE HAMLET, the latest offering from South City Theatre in Pelham. (more...)

Olivier Winner Daniel Evans to Helm Rachel Wagstaff & Duncan Abel's SHERLOCK HOLMES; UK Premiere Set for 2017Olivier Winner Daniel Evans to Helm Rachel Wagstaff & Duncan Abel's SHERLOCK HOLMES; UK Premiere Set for 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Producer Antonio R. Marion announced today that Tony nominee and Olivier Award-winner Daniel Evans will direct the Broadway-Bound epic new original stage play, Sherlock Holmes, by British writing team of Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel. The project was originally announced in late 2014. (more...)

Wetumpka Depot Players' I HATE HAMLET Opens 5/12Wetumpka Depot Players' I HATE HAMLET Opens 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

The Wetumpka Depot Players are thrusting into spring with the second show of their 36th season. Audiences are bound to love I Hate Hamlet, Paul Rudnick's award wining comedy. Opening May 12, as the play promises thrills, chills, and laugh-out-loud entertainment. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/17/2016Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/17/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

 The "nationally regarded" Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of Ghost: The Musical through May 14 (Performances at Maine State Music Theatre are June 8 - June 25, 2016). The romantic and heart-wrenching story will feature a cast of 10, focusing on the central characters of the original story, with a 6 piece orchestra. New acoustic versions of the songs from the original Broadway production will include, "Unchained Melody," "Here Right Now,"  "Suspend My Disbelief - I Had a Life," and more! (more...)

BWW Review: Much-Improved Bio-Musical CAGNEY Returns Off-Broadway In A Flashy ProductonBWW Review: Much-Improved Bio-Musical CAGNEY Returns Off-Broadway In A Flashy Producton
by Michael Dale - Apr 3, 2016

It was ten months ago when composer/lyricist Robert Creighton buck and winged it to the York Theatre with a spirited and gutsy performance as the screen's greatest tough guy song and dance man, James Cagney. His pocket-sized musical vehicle, Cagney, while certainly rousing and entertaining, came off then as a promising work in progress; one that needed more heat to match the potential of its dramatic moments. (more...)

Drew Barrymore & Timothy Olyphant Sign On for New Netflix Comedy Series SANTA CLARITA DIETDrew Barrymore & Timothy Olyphant Sign On for New Netflix Comedy Series SANTA CLARITA DIET
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, will exclusively launch worldwide in 2017 the new comedy series SANTA CLARITA DIET, from writer Victor Fresco (more...)

BWW Review: I HATE HAMLET at Playhouse On ParkBWW Review: I HATE HAMLET at Playhouse On Park
by Joseph Harrison - Feb 29, 2016

If you ask the average theater-goer their opinion of Shakespeare, you are bound to get a variety of answers. Some will immediately begin gushing about which of the bard's plays they have seen, which they like the best, or which they don't care for. Others will pretend to be fans, but make excuses anytime they are invited to one of his plays. But some will just say outright, 'I hate Shakespeare', or in the case of Andrew Rally the television star who finds himself in the middle of a surreal, and altogether paranormal situation, 'I Hate Hamlet!' That, however, is soon to change. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bruce Turk Goes Behind Scenes at North Coast RepBWW Interview: Bruce Turk Goes Behind Scenes at North Coast Rep
by Erica Miner - Feb 22, 2016

U.S. premiere of upcoming George Feydeau farce, Now You See It, opening Sat., Feb. 27 (more...)

Playhouse on Park Adds Special Tuesday Matinee Performance of I HATE HAMLET on 3/8Playhouse on Park Adds Special Tuesday Matinee Performance of I HATE HAMLET on 3/8
by Louisa Brady - Feb 20, 2016

I Hate Hamlet will have audience members rolling in the aisles, and now the Playhouse is offering a deal that's no joke! An exclusive Tuesday matinee with specially priced seating has been planned for Tuesday, March 8 at 2pm.   (more...)

BARRYMORE and UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL Headed to ActorsNETBARRYMORE and UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL Headed to ActorsNET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

?UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, a fascinating one man show by Glen Berger about a Dutch librarian's quest to find out who returned a library book 113 years late, and BARRYMORE, a recounting of iconic stage idol John BARRYMORE's life and career by William Luce, will be presented on alternating dates at ActorsNET in Morrisville, Pa., from February 25 until March 20, 2016. (more...)

Learn to Love I HATE HAMLET at Playhouse on Park This SpringLearn to Love I HATE HAMLET at Playhouse on Park This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

I HATE HAMLET is next up in Playhouse on Park's Mainstage series. Opening night is Friday, February 26, at 8:00 pm with a wine and cheese reception to proceed the show. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Hartford Symphony Orchestra and Goodspeed Musicals will join to celebrate 70 years of Tony Award-winning music in a blockbuster one-night-only concert event on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's ICONS Gala to Honor E. Faye ButlerPorchlight Music Theatre's ICONS Gala to Honor E. Faye Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

? Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the 2016 ICONS Gala celebrating the legendary woman whose name is synonymous with Broadway, Ethel Merman, Sunday, May 1, 2016 11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Grand Ballroom, InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, 505 N. Michigan Ave. The Gala includes performances from Chicago's leading talents celebrating the rich career of Merman, the presentation of the 2016 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Music Theatre in Chicago to E. Faye Butler and silent and live auctions. Proceeds from the event and its accompanying auction benefit Porchlight's educational programs and productions. Tickets are on sale now and require advance purchase, $125 before April 15, $150 after April 15, $50 for children ages 18 years old and younger are available at 773.777.9884 or at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. (more...)

E Faye Butler to Perform in Concert at NorthlightE Faye Butler to Perform in Concert at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Northlight Theatre Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Tim Evans announce E. Faye Butler in Concert. This one-night-only concert event will be held at 7:30pm on February 8, 2016 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

2016 Top Picks for Connecticut Theater2016 Top Picks for Connecticut Theater
by Lauren Yarger - Dec 31, 2015

As a new year begins, Connecticut's professional theater scene offers many exciting viewing opportunities including premieres of new shows as well as some old some old favorites. What shows am I most looking forward to? Here are some tops picks for 2016: (more...)

Broadway Loses a Bit of Sizzle as Frankie and Johnnie's on 45th Street Serves Its Last SteakBroadway Loses a Bit of Sizzle as Frankie and Johnnie's on 45th Street Serves Its Last Steak
by Michael Dale - Dec 29, 2015

The former speakeasy and old school Broadway hangout will move to W. 46th Street. (more...)

Rick Delaney to Star in The Theater Project's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFERick Delaney to Star in The Theater Project's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

After presenting IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: The Radio Play for nearly 20 years in Cranford and Maplewood, The Theater Project will present its annual holiday production in Union for the first time - thanks to the hospitality of Unity Bank. The show will be performed in the bank's Stuyvesant Avenue branch, with the support of Union's Downtown Improvement District, and a Union County HEART grant. (more...)

Algonquin Hotel Lobby Features the Art of Al Hirschfeld, Starting TodayAlgonquin Hotel Lobby Features the Art of Al Hirschfeld, Starting Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

This month, one of New York's most iconic hotels celebrates one of New York's most iconic artists in a unique art installation. The Algonquin Hotel Celebrates The Hirschfeld Century, will be presented in the legendary lobby of the Algonquin Hotel today, November 19, 2015 through March 31, 2016. (more...)

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