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John Steinbeck News

Date Of Birth:
February 27, 1902
Date Of Death:
December 20, 1968 (66)
Birth Place:
Salinas, CA, USA
Gender:
Male
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GRAND CONCOURSE Rounds Out Steppenwolf's 2014-15 Season, Starting 7/2GRAND CONCOURSE Rounds Out Steppenwolf's 2014-15 Season, Starting 7/2
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company completes its 2014/15 Subscription Season with the Chicago premiere production of Grand Concourse, a play full of both humor and heart by Heidi Schreck and directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov. Grand Concourse begins previews July 2, 2015 (Opening night is July 12, 2015; Press performances are July 11 at 3pm and July 14 at 7:30pm) and runs through August 30, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). (more...)

THE CHRONICLES OF ARA is ReleasedTHE CHRONICLES OF ARA is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

'The Chronicles of Ara' is a heralded new epic fantasy novel series, written by Joel Eisenberg and Stephen Hillard, published by Incorgnito Publishing's speculative fiction imprint Topos Books. (more...)

Steppenwolf Extends THE HERDSteppenwolf Extends THE HERD
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the extension of The Herd, the debut play of Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear currently playing to critical acclaim in its U.S. premiere production in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre. In a four-star review, the Chicago Tribune raves, 'A family drama that sticks with you...this is Steppenwolf acting at its best' and The New York Times says, 'a buoyantly entertaining play [that] breathes with real, complicated life.' Directed by ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati, The Herd adds six additional performances, extending the run through June 14, 2015 with the original cast. Tickets ($20-$89) to the added performances are now on sale through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Victor Almanzar, Francis Guinan, Brittany Uomoleale and More to Lead Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE; Full Cast Announced!Victor Almanzar, Francis Guinan, Brittany Uomoleale and More to Lead Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the full cast for the Chicago premiere production of Grand Concourse, a play full of both humor and heart by Heidi Schreck. Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan (8/14 - 8/30) and Tim Hopper (7/2-8/13) sharing the role of Frog and Mariann Mayberry as Shelley with Brittany Uomoleale as Emma and Victor Almanzar as Oscar. (more...)

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, HAMLET and More Among Amphibian Stage's 2015 National Theatre Live LineupA VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, HAMLET and More Among Amphibian Stage's 2015 National Theatre Live Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced new titles for its 2015 line-up of National Theatre Live screenings, presented in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Productions of A View from the Bridge, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, The Hard Problem, Man and Superman, Everyman, Of Mice and Men and Hamlet, broadcast from the National Theatre in London, make up the seventh season of this critically acclaimed series. (more...)

Cal Shakes to Open 41st Season with TWELFTH NIGHT, 5/27Cal Shakes to Open 41st Season with TWELFTH NIGHT, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

California Shakespeare Theater opens its 2015 season with Shakespeare's comic masterpiece, Twelfth Night, directed by Christopher Liam Moore. Twelfth Night plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from May 27 through June 21. (more...)

Clarence Brown's 2015-16 Season to Feature SOUTH PACIFIC, THE 39 STEPS & MoreClarence Brown's 2015-16 Season to Feature SOUTH PACIFIC, THE 39 STEPS & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Clarence Brown Theatre announces its nine-play lineup for the 2015/2016 Season, which includes a gut-busting spoof of a Hitchcock thriller, a Steinbeck classic, two holiday productions, the World Premiere of a CBT-commissioned comedy, a Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece, and more! Season subscriptions are on sale now starting at just $115 and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 865-974-5161. (more...)

Northwestern Theater Presents THE GRAPES OF WRATH and More in May LineupNorthwestern Theater Presents THE GRAPES OF WRATH and More in May Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2015

May is a busy month for theater on Northwestern University's Evanston campus, and there is something for every audience imaginable: Old, young and in between. (more...)

BWW Review: OF MICE AND MEN Opens at the White TheatreBWW Review: OF MICE AND MEN Opens at the White Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Apr 13, 2015

John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men opened on Saturday night at the White Theatre inside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas. Bill Christie directs one of the finest productions of the tragic play produced in the Kansas City area. John Steinbeck's books and plays, though classics, are not for everyone, but the production at the White Theatre is of such a high quality it should not be missed. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE, Beginning July 2Full Cast Announced for Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE, Beginning July 2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces the full cast for the Chicago premiere production of Grand Concourse, a play full of both humor and heart by Heidi Schreck. Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper sharing the role of Frog and Mariann Mayberry as Shelley with Brittany Uomoleale as Emma and Victor Almanzar as Oscar. (more...)

Robert H. Nieder Pens SENSE OF A HUMMINGBIRDRobert H. Nieder Pens SENSE OF A HUMMINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2015

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (more...)

INTAR to Premiere Octavio Solis' SE LLAMA CRISTINA Off-Broadway TomorrowINTAR to Premiere Octavio Solis' SE LLAMA CRISTINA Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

INTAR continues its acclaimed 2014 - '15 season with the Off-Broadway premiere of Se Llama Cristina by Octavio Solis, beginning today, April 3rd, and continuing through May 3rd only. Opening Night is set for Monday, April 13th. (more...)

American Composer Carlisle Floyd to Attend OF MICE & MEN's Tulsa Opera Premiere, 4/10American Composer Carlisle Floyd to Attend OF MICE & MEN's Tulsa Opera Premiere, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Tulsa Opera is pleased to welcome Carlisle Floyd, one of the foremost American opera composers and librettists, to Tulsa for the upcoming Oklahoma premiere of his opera Of Mice & Men, based on John Steinbeck's iconic novel. While in Tulsa, Mr. Floyd will attend opening night of Tulsa Opera's production of Of Mice & Men on April 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Hattiloo's KING HEDLEY II Gets the Royal TreatmentBWW Reviews: Hattiloo's KING HEDLEY II Gets the Royal Treatment
by Joseph Baker - Mar 20, 2015

KING HEDLEY II Provides Powerful Theatre at Hattiloo (more...)

Steppenwolf to Host Fashion Show and Party Inspired by MARIE ANTOINETTE, 4/9Steppenwolf to Host Fashion Show and Party Inspired by MARIE ANTOINETTE, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

In celebration of one of civilization's most famous fashionistas, Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts EXPLORE: The World of Marie Antoinette, an exclusive fashion show and party, Thursday, April 9 at 5:30pm. (more...)

Josh Hutcherson, Zach Braff & More Join James Franco's IN DUBIOUS BATTLEJosh Hutcherson, Zach Braff & More Join James Franco's IN DUBIOUS BATTLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Principal photography commenced today in Georgia on James Franco's “In Dubious Battle” as a quintet of actors have signed on to join Franco, Selena Gomez, Vincent D'Onofrio, Robert Duvall, Ed Harris, Bryan Cranston, Nat Wolff, John Savage and Sam Shepherd in the much anticipated production from Andrea Iervolino and Lady Monika Bacardi's AMBI Pictures, Rabbit Bandini Productions and That's Hollywood Pictures Production. (more...)

INTAR to Stage Off-Broadway Premiere of SE LLAMA CRISTINAINTAR to Stage Off-Broadway Premiere of SE LLAMA CRISTINA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

INTAR continues its acclaimed 2014 - '15 season with the Off-Broadway premiere of Se Llama Cristina by Octavio Solis, beginning April 3rd and continuing through May 3rd only. Opening Night is set for Monday, April 13th. (more...)

Park Square's 2015-16 Theatre Season Features Two World PremieresPark Square's 2015-16 Theatre Season Features Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Midway through its first season producing on two stages, Park Square Theatre shows no sign of slowing down with its 2015-2016 theatre season. In addition to a range of area and regional premieres, the company is commissioning two brand new works - one for each stage - from Joel Sass (Great Expectations) and Christina Ham and Regina Marie Williams (Nina Simone: Four Women). The line-up also includes the first Midwest licensed production of an ingenious miniature musical that will delight mystery lovers, two family-friendly holiday treats, and new productions by two of Park Square's Theatres in Residence, Sandbox Theatre and Theatre Pro Rata. The season will conclude with a flash of mature flesh as nine leading actresses bare all in Calendar Girls by Tom Firth. (more...)

Tulsa Opera to Present OF MICE AND MEN, 4/10-12Tulsa Opera to Present OF MICE AND MEN, 4/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Tulsa Opera concludes its 67th Anniversary season with a continuation of the company's ongoing commitment to American and English language opera with the Oklahoma premiere of Carlisle Floyd's rendition of John Steinbeck's iconic novella Of Mice and Men on April 10 and 12 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Presented on the 45th anniversary of the opera's world premiere, Of Mice and Men is a faithful retelling of one of America's most celebrated works of literature, an intimate saga of two Depression era workers' struggle for survival and the dream of owning their own farm. Carlisle Floyd is one of the nation's most revered opera composers, known for his early masterwork Susannah and, more recently, Cold Sassy Tree. (more...)

Theater, Dance & More at The Ridgefield PlayhouseTheater, Dance & More at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by Contests - Broadway - Mar 4, 2015

The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT. For Tickets call 203-438-5795 or visit www.RidgefieldPlayhouse.org (more...)

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