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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
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...)

I HATE HAMLET Comes to Lake Worth Playhouse, Now thru 12/6I HATE HAMLET Comes to Lake Worth Playhouse, Now thru 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Paul Rudnick's I HATE HAMLET comes to Lake Worth Playhouse this fall. (more...)

I HATE HAMLET Comes to Lake Worth Playhouse, 11/19-12/6I HATE HAMLET Comes to Lake Worth Playhouse, 11/19-12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Paul Rudnick's I HATE HAMLET comes to Lake Worth Playhouse this fall. (more...)

Algonquin Hotel Lobby Will Feature the Art of Al Hirschfeld Starting 11/19Algonquin Hotel Lobby Will Feature the Art of Al Hirschfeld Starting 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 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 November 19, 2015 through March 31, 2016. (more...)

From HAMLET To CASPER, From Scary To Sexy; A Sampling Of Theatre's Ghost StoriesFrom HAMLET To CASPER, From Scary To Sexy; A Sampling Of Theatre's Ghost Stories
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2015

Broadway loves a good ghost story, but not all ghost stories are the scary kind. (more...)

The Grand 1894 Opera House Welcomes Rob Landes for DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Score TonightThe Grand 1894 Opera House Welcomes Rob Landes for DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Score Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Grand 1894 Opera House welcomes keyboard marvel and Galveston favorite Rob Landes at the organ, performing his specially created, improvised musical score for the showing of John Barrymore's 1920 silent film classic, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, tonight, October 30 at 8 pm. (more...)

Barter Theatre Introduces 2016 Season with Preview PerformanceBarter Theatre Introduces 2016 Season with Preview Performance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Barter Theatre unveils the 2016 production schedule with a behind-the-scenes preview of what the next season has in store. Producing Artistic Director Richard Rose announces an exciting season filled with comedy, drama and many world-famous shows patrons will recognize from their silver-screen adaptations. (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING TRULY MONSTROUS Takes You on a Wickedly Wild Ride!BWW Review: SOMETHING TRULY MONSTROUS Takes You on a Wickedly Wild Ride!
by Shari Barrett - Oct 6, 2015

Legends about Hollywood stars are often difficult to prove or disprove. Such is the case about what happened to famous Shakespearean actor John Barrymore after his death. What can be substantiated is that on May 19, 1942, while recording a line from Romeo and Juliet for the show, Barrymore collapsed. He was taken to the Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital and died there on May 29 from cirrhosis of the liver and kidney failure, complicated by pneumonia. It is at this point the legend begins and turns into something truly monstrous. (more...)

James Murray Jackson, Jr. Reprises Role in Chicago Premiere of UNSPEAKABLE, Beginning TonightJames Murray Jackson, Jr. Reprises Role in Chicago Premiere of UNSPEAKABLE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Broadway In Chicago presents the Chicago premiere of UNSPEAKABLE, a dramatic fantasia inspired by the life of comedic legend Richard Pryor. UNSPEAKABLE features a cast of many prominent Chicago performers and will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut St.) for a limited five-week engagement tonight, Oct. 6 through Nov. 8, 2015. (more...)

Blank Theatre's SOMETHING TRULY MONSTROUS Opens TodayBlank Theatre's SOMETHING TRULY MONSTROUS Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

The cast and designers have been set for The Blank Theatre's world premiere production of Something Truly Monstrous by Jeff Tabnick, directed by Daniel Henning. Preview performances begin September 26 with opening night set for Today, October 3, and the engagement will run through November 8. (more...)

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE Launches Playhouse on Park's 7th Season TonightTUESDAYS WITH MORRIE Launches Playhouse on Park's 7th Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. announces the seven plays and musicals that will comprise the 2015-16 Main Stage Season at Playhouse on Park. The award winning theatre continues its mission to ensure every performance in the Main Stage Season educates, entertains, and most importantly, challenges our audiences. Paramount to this mission is our diverse programming, which challenges our patrons to consider theatre in all forms. (more...)

James Murray Jackson, Jr. to Reprise Role in Chicago Premiere of UNSPEAKABLE; Cast Announced!James Murray Jackson, Jr. to Reprise Role in Chicago Premiere of UNSPEAKABLE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Broadway In Chicago has announced full casting for the Chicago premiere of UNSPEAKABLE, a dramatic fantasia inspired by the life of comedic legend Richard Pryor.  (more...)

Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden Lead COPENHAGEN, Opening Tonight at RubiconLinda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden Lead COPENHAGEN, Opening Tonight at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company welcomes stage and screen veterans Linda Purl, Brett Rickaby and Peter Van Norden in the company's mainstage production of the Tony-Award winning play COPENHAGEN, directed by international artist Judy Hegarty Lovett. (more...)

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