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John Van Druten News

Date Of Birth:
June 01, 1901
Date Of Death:
December 19, 1957 (56)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
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Hani Furstenberg Joins CABARET as 'Fraulein Kost' TonightHani Furstenberg Joins CABARET as 'Fraulein Kost' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company weclomes Hani Furstenberg in the role of 'Fraulein Kost' tonight, December 22. (more...)

Come Hear the Music Play! CABARET Will Launch National Tour in January 2016Come Hear the Music Play! CABARET Will Launch National Tour in January 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The musical masterpiece returns, direct from Broadway! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, Roundabout Theatre Company is a proud to announce a national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL'S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony AwardŽ-winning production of CABARET. The tour will launch in January 2016 and visit over 20 cities in North America. All casting and market information will be announced shortly. (more...)

See the 'irresistible' Emma Stone in CABARET on Bway thru 2/1 onlySee the 'irresistible' Emma Stone in CABARET on Bway thru 2/1 only
by Contests - Broadway - Dec 18, 2014

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Marsha Mason, Kate Baldwin Set for Acting Company's BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Staged Reading TonightMarsha Mason, Kate Baldwin Set for Acting Company's BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Staged Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Acting Company will present a staged reading of Bell, Book and Candle, John Van Druten's delightful play about a beautiful witch who casts a spell over a publisher when she finds herself quite smitten. One small problem arises: witches cannot fall in love. The reading is at 7 pm tonight, December 15 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street (10th - 11th Avenues). (more...)

Marsha Mason, Kate Baldwin Set for Acting Company's BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Staged ReadingMarsha Mason, Kate Baldwin Set for Acting Company's BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The Acting Company will present a staged reading of Bell, Book and Candle, John Van Druten's delightful play about a beautiful witch who casts a spell over a publisher when she finds herself quite smitten. One small problem arises: witches cannot fall in love. The reading is at 7 pm on Monday, December 15 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street (10th - 11th Avenues). The performance-starring four-time Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason, Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin and Acting Company Alums Andy Prosky (King Lear), Chris Thorn (Pig Iron's Twelfth Night) andGrant Fletcher Prewitt (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead)-will be followed by a reception with the cast and director, Tom Fontana (Borgia, Oz, Homicide). Tickets @ $35 and $60 (Patron) are available from212-258-3111. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Michael Cerveris and More to Perform at Tonight's Transport Group 'Gimme a Break' GalaAlice Ripley, Michael Cerveris and More to Perform at Tonight's Transport Group 'Gimme a Break' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and OBIE Award-winning theatre company, has announced its annual gala Gimme a Break!, will honor Tony Award-winning producer Barbara Whitman tonight, December 8, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue. (more...)

TheatreWorks New Milford Sets 2015 Season: THE LYONS, LEADING LADIES & More!TheatreWorks New Milford Sets 2015 Season: THE LYONS, LEADING LADIES & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

TheatreWorks recently announced its 2015 line-up of theatrical productions to a sold out house of donors, patrons, and friends of the Theatre, located at 5 Brookside Avenue, in New Milford. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Michael Cerveris & More to Perform at Transport Group 'Gimme a Break' GalaAlice Ripley, Michael Cerveris & More to Perform at Transport Group 'Gimme a Break' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and OBIE Award-winning theatre company, has announced its annual gala Gimme a Break!, will honor Tony Award-winning producer Barbara Whitman on December 8 (more...)

AN ILIAD, Starring Denis O'Hare, Set for Next 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN This WeekAN ILIAD, Starring Denis O'Hare, Set for Next 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Co-adapted by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, based on Homer's Iliad translated by Robert Fagles, AN ILIAD airs on 'Theater Close-Up' Thursday, November 20 at 10 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with a repeat broadcast Sunday, November 23 at 11 p.m., and will also air on WLIW21 on Monday, November 24 at 10 p.m. (more...)

Hani Furstenberg to Succeed Gayle Rankin in CABARET on BroadwayHani Furstenberg to Succeed Gayle Rankin in CABARET on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company announces Hani Furstenberg will assume the role of "Fraulein Kost" on Monday, December 22. Original cast member Gayle Rankin will play her final performance as "Fraulein Kost" on Sunday, December 21. Cabaret is playing a limited engagement on Broadway through March 29, 2015 starring Alan Cumming as "Emcee" (through March 29) and Emma Stone as "Sally Bowles" (through February 1). (more...)

Emma Stone Begins Performances in Broadway's CABARET TonightEmma Stone Begins Performances in Broadway's CABARET Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Tonight, November 11, Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles' in Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical Cabaret starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' Directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. (more...)

Emma Stone Begins Performances in Broadway's CABARET TomorrowEmma Stone Begins Performances in Broadway's CABARET Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Emma Stone in her Broadway debut as 'Sally Bowles' in Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony-winning musical CABARET starring Alan Cumming in his Tony Award-winning role as 'Emcee.' Directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed/choreographed by Rob Marshall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Emma Stone, Alan Cumming in All-New CABARET Vanity Fair Photo ShootPhoto Flash: Emma Stone, Alan Cumming in All-New CABARET Vanity Fair Photo Shoot
by Movies News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

This week's issue of Vanity Fair features CABARET stars Stacey Sipowicz, Alan Cumming, Benjamin Eakeley, Andrea Goss, and Kaleigh Cronin and Emma Stone, who will make her Broadway debut in the role of Sally Bowles beginning November 11th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Emma Stone Poses with Alan Cumming & CABARET Cast in Vanity FairPhoto Flash: Emma Stone Poses with Alan Cumming & CABARET Cast in Vanity Fair
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, celebrated film star & Golden Globe nominee Emma Stone will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning Cabaret and make her Broadway debut starring as 'Sally Bowles' from November 11, 2014 through February 1, 2015. Current 'Sally Bowles' Michelle Williams will play her final performance on November 9, 2014. The Broadway-bound star just posed with some of the cast in a special photo shoot for Vanity Fair. Check out one of the photos below and click here to check out more photos form Vanity Fair! (more...)

Richard Nelson's off-Broadway's SORRY Set for Next 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN, 10/30Richard Nelson's off-Broadway's SORRY Set for Next 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN, 10/30
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Beyond the bright lights of Broadway - the electric signage that led to its moniker as "The Great White Way" - exists another world: Off-Broadway, a varied and rich wellspring of creativity and innovation. (more...)

Emma Stone Originally Tapped to Play 'Cinderella' in INTO THE WOODSEmma Stone Originally Tapped to Play 'Cinderella' in INTO THE WOODS
by Movies News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Marshall had discussions with the actress much earlier about the possibility of her playing Cinderella in his film adaptation of the Sondheim classic. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Bewitches Wichita Community TheatreBWW Reviews: BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Bewitches Wichita Community Theatre
by Alison Bridget Chambers - Oct 15, 2014

Bell, Book and Candle, a lovely little light comedy by John Van Druten, opened this weekend at Wichita Community Theatre under the direction of Dan Schuster. If you're looking for some Halloween fun without the horror, Bell, Book and Candle is the right choice. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Reinvented CABARET Sizzles at CrownBWW Reviews: Reinvented CABARET Sizzles at Crown
by Don Grigware - Oct 14, 2014

Perhaps Kander and Ebb's best musical, apart from Chicago, Cabaret has it all: a fine book, deliciously diverse characters, dynamite music and a subtext that will not quit. The subtext being: either compromise or get out if you value your life, the latter, to be sure, the wiser. This is Berlin, circa 1930, before Hitler, but just as Nazi pressure hits the fan. Crown City Theatre's new revival production, with a small ensemble of 11, has a completely new look with slick direction from Gary Lamb. (more...)

The Public Theater's APPLE FAMILY PLAYS Up Next on PBS's THEATER CLOSE-UPThe Public Theater's APPLE FAMILY PLAYS Up Next on PBS's THEATER CLOSE-UP
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Theater Close-Up, a unique collaboration between THIRTEEN, THE PUBLIC THEATER, and a community of non-profit Off-Broadway theaters, will bring a diverse cross-section of provocative plays to primetime and online audiences, including Richard Nelson's THE APPLE FAMILY PLAYS: SCENES FROM LIFE IN THE COUNTRY. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver to Host PBS's Weekly Close-Up Look at Off-Broadway Theater Beg. TodaySigourney Weaver to Host PBS's Weekly Close-Up Look at Off-Broadway Theater Beg. Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The series - which will be hosted by acclaimed actress Sigourney Weaver - premieres today, October 2 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN with John Van Druten's "London Wall" from the Mint Theater Company (more...)

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