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Date Of Birth:
February 27, 1902
Date Of Death:
December 20, 1968 (66)
Birth Place:
Salinas, CA, USA
Gender: Male
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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
Charity Readers Theatre presents GRAPES OF WRATHCharity Readers Theatre presents GRAPES OF WRATH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning epic captures the horrors of the Great Depression and probes into the very nature of equality and justice in America. Steinbeck's powerful landmark novel, prominently sited when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, is perhaps the most American of American Classics. (more...)

Michael Moore Donates $10K to The Public TheatreMichael Moore Donates $10K to The Public Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Michael Moore took to Twitter to share that he has donated $10,000 to The Public Theatre. 'So here's my donation & sponsorship to The Public's Shakespeare in the Park in support of their right to free speech...' he announced on the social network. (more...)

John Steinbeck's IN DUBIOUS BATTLE to Screen at River Street TheatreJohn Steinbeck's IN DUBIOUS BATTLE to Screen at River Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

John Steinbeck's novel, IN DUBIOUS BATTLE has been translated into a new film which opens this Thursday, June 29 at the River Street Theatre in Jaffrey. It will play at 7pm each day through Saturday, July 1st. (more...)

Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCEBackstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)

New Release from the Creative Force Behind The Texas RepNew Release from the Creative Force Behind The Texas Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Steven Fenley, founder of The Texas Rep, is quickly becoming one of Houston's notable singer/songwriters with multiple album projects set to come out in 2017! Get a sneak-peek listen to the upcoming Sons of Thunder album collaboration with notable singer/songwriter Mark Dildine. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE KITE RUNNER's Return to the West EndPhoto Flash: First Look at THE KITE RUNNER's Return to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

After winning rave reviews at Wyndham's Theatre, receiving standing ovations at every show and captivating an audience of 60,000 theatregoers earlier this year, The Kite Runner has returned to the West End in a strictly limited 8-week season at the Playhouse Theatre. David Ahmad now plays the show's narrator, Amir. New to the West End cast are Ravi Aujla, Umar Pasha Jay Sajjid and Karl Seth. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

OTSL reads Steinbeck's righteous sentence with a commanding voice.OTSL reads Steinbeck's righteous sentence with a commanding voice.
by Steve Callahan - May 31, 2017

What a show! Opera Theatre of St. Louis has opened The Grapes of Wrath, a work by Ricky Ian Gordon and Michael Korie. I have never in my life been more emotionally moved by an opera than by this glorious production. (more...)

Regional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on BroadwayRegional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2017

Broadway shows are made, not born. Though the polished final product of a Broadway show seems to land before our very eyes as if put there by some divine circumstance, the life of the average show before it makes its way to New York is long. (more...)

Taylor Mac's HIR Gets Chicago Premiere This Summer at SteppenwolfTaylor Mac's HIR Gets Chicago Premiere This Summer at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Hir, a subversive comedy by celebrated playwright, actor, singer-songwriter and performance artist Taylor Mac. Directed by Steppenwolf Artistic Producer Hallie Gordon, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan (Arnold) and Amy Morton (Paige) with Em Grosland (Max) and Michael Holding (Isaac). (more...)

Michael Moore to Take Aim at Donald Trump in Broadway Debut This JulyMichael Moore to Take Aim at Donald Trump in Broadway Debut This July
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and best-selling author Michael Moore made an exciting theatrical announcement today. (more...)

SMUT: AN UNSEEMLY STORY by Alan Bennett Comes to Z BelowSMUT: AN UNSEEMLY STORY by Alan Bennett Comes to Z Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in (more...)

THE KITE RUNNER Announces West End Extension, Major National Tour, and Best Actor Award NominationTHE KITE RUNNER Announces West End Extension, Major National Tour, and Best Actor Award Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Kite Runner's incredible, critically acclaimed West End stage success continues to soar to new heights! (more...)

True West Founder Russ Tolman Announces Solo Career Retrospective 'Compass & Map'True West Founder Russ Tolman Announces Solo Career Retrospective 'Compass & Map'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Whether it's tender acoustic ballads or blistering rock guitar rave-ups, Los Angeles-based-via San Francisco, singer/songwriter/guitarist, Russ Tolman, has developed a reputation for crafting some of the most literate and poignant music in underground rock. (more...)

Theatre Unleashed presents OF MICE AND MENTheatre Unleashed presents OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Coming off the success of its 2017 opener Cannibals Alone, Theatre Unleashed is proud to present its next Main Stage show, Of Mice and Men, running April 6 to May 13 at The Belfry in North Hollywood. (more...)

Word for Word Announces First Production of the 2017 Season SMUT: An Unseemly StoryWord for Word Announces First Production of the 2017 Season SMUT: An Unseemly Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in (more...)

The Tesseract Theatre Company Closes Fourth Season With Local Playwright Michael Erickson's HONOR STUDENTThe Tesseract Theatre Company Closes Fourth Season With Local Playwright Michael Erickson's HONOR STUDENT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Tesseract Theatre Company will close its fourth season with local playwright Michael Erickson's HONOR STUDENT. This will also close Tesseract's first season at .ZACK Arts Incubator. (more...)

UCF Arts & Humanities Dean, Jeff Moore, Issues Statement in Defense of National Endowment for the ArtsUCF Arts & Humanities Dean, Jeff Moore, Issues Statement in Defense of National Endowment for the Arts
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 5, 2017

In light of the news that the current presidential administration has recommended eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, Jeff Moore, the Dean, of the College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central issued a statement on the importance of the NEA's funding just days before UCF's signature artistic event UCF Celebrates the Arts. The week of events will take place at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from April 7th-14th, and will include performances, displays, discussions, and more from all of the schools in the College of Arts & Humanities. (more...)

THE BAND, BEAUTIFUL and SHREK to Hit The Marlowe Theatre in 2018THE BAND, BEAUTIFUL and SHREK to Hit The Marlowe Theatre in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

A new season of shows has been unveiled by The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. Highlights include The Band, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and the return of Shrek The Musical.  (more...)

Marlowe Theatre's Latest Season to Feature THE BAND, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and MoreMarlowe Theatre's Latest Season to Feature THE BAND, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

A NEW season of shows has been unveiled by The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. Highlights include The Band, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and the return of Shrek The Musical. (more...)

Theatre Unleashed Presents OF MICE AND MENTheatre Unleashed Presents OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

Coming off the success of its 2017 opener Cannibals Alone, Theatre Unleashed is proud to present its next Main Stage show, Of Mice and Men, running April 6 to May 13 at The Belfry in North Hollywood. (more...)

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