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Date Of Birth:
June 22, 1921
Date Of Death:
October 31, 1991 (70)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
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Joseph Papp News

Date of Birth: June 22, 1921
Date of Death: October 31, 1991 (70)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Lantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWSLantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Lantern Theater Company closes its 2015/16 season with the Philadelphia premiere of 36 Views by award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka. Directed by longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier and featuring scenic, sound, and projection design by Jorge Cousineau, 36 Views runs May 26 - June 26, 2016. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. [A full schedule of performances and related special events is included in the fact sheet below.] (more...)

VIDEO TOUR: Explore Central Park's Shakespeare Garden on Its 100th AnniversaryVIDEO TOUR: Explore Central Park's Shakespeare Garden on Its 100th Anniversary
by Michael Dale - Apr 27, 2016

Shakespeare in Central Park originally meant this four-acre landscape dedicated to the famed English playwright. (more...)

Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir to Receive 2016 Edwin Booth AwardReverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir to Receive 2016 Edwin Booth Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir is the winner of the 2016 Edwin Booth Award. The Award ceremony will take place Monday, May 9, 2016 beginning at 6:30pm in The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th Street. Admission is FREE but seating is limited. Reservations: awalls@gradcenter.cuny.edu (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Honor Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles at 2016 GalaWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Honor Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles at 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will hold a Gala Benefit on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street) honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at NFT over the theatre's 46 year history. (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre 2016 Gala to Honor Novella Nelson & Melvin Van PeeblesWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre 2016 Gala to Honor Novella Nelson & Melvin Van Peebles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will hold a Gala Benefit on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street) honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at NFT over the theatre's 46 year history.  Mr. Van Peebles will be introduced by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons.  Ms. Nelson will be introduced by former Mayor David Dinkins. (more...)

BLOOD FROM A STONE to Open Next Month at The Electric LodgeBLOOD FROM A STONE to Open Next Month at The Electric Lodge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Can you get blood from a stone? Sure. Just throw the stone directly at someone's face. (more...)

Hannah Levinson, Jaime MacLean, and Jenna Weir Will Lead MATILDA in Toronto!Hannah Levinson, Jaime MacLean, and Jenna Weir Will Lead MATILDA in Toronto!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Hannah Levinson, Jaime MacLean, and Jenna Weir will share the title role of Matilda. The rest of the cast will include: Paula Brancati (Miss Honey), Dan Chameroy (Miss Trunchbull), Keisha T. Fraser (Mrs. Phelps), Brandon McGibbon (Mr. Wormwood), and Darcy Stewart (Mrs. Wormwood).  (more...)

Mandy Patinkin to Perform in Toronto This SummerMandy Patinkin to Perform in Toronto This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Broadway's master songman, Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his critically acclaimed theatre concert, MANDY PATINKIN in Concert, Dress Casual, to the Ed Mirvish Theatre for two performances only on June 15 and 16, 2016, at 8 PM. Tickets go on sale to Mirvish subscribers today, Monday, April 18, to American Express cardmembers on Wednesday, April 20 and to the general public on Tuesday, April 26. Mandy Patinkin has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theatre, the concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist. (more...)

BWW Review: Mobile Shakespeare Unit's Spirited ROMEO & JULIET Settles Into The PublicBWW Review: Mobile Shakespeare Unit's Spirited ROMEO & JULIET Settles Into The Public
by Michael Dale - Apr 18, 2016

After touring New York's prisons, nursing homes, community centers and shelters the compact production enjoys a run at the House of Papp. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Welcomes New Board Chair & MembersIndependent Shakespeare Co. Welcomes New Board Chair & Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), announced today that EDUARDO A. BRANIFF has been unanimously elected as the new chairman of the board of INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. Eduardo has over 15 years experience in creating brands and brand experiences for corporate and cultural enterprises. As CEO and Creative Director of Imagination, he stewarded brands such as Ford, Claire's, SAP, Patron and Coca-Cola. More recently, as Partner of IDEAB he's focused on coaching leaders of creative enterprises in defining more effective growth strategies, leading more engaged teams and creating more compelling company cultures. In addition to serving on the board of Independent Shakespeare Co., he's a board director of Silkroad, Yo-Yo Ma's music and culture foundation. He is a graduate of Yale University. (more...)

Diane Lane Will Return to Broadway This Fall in Stephen Karam's Adaptation of THE CHERRY ORCHARDDiane Lane Will Return to Broadway This Fall in Stephen Karam's Adaptation of THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced Academy Award nominee Diane Lane will return to Broadway to play 'Ranevskaya' in a new production of The Cherry Orchard. Ms. Lane made her Broadway debut as a child, in the 1977 revival of The Cherry Orchard. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Mandy Patinkin Set for One-Night-Only NYC Concert This MayTony Award Winner Mandy Patinkin Set for One-Night-Only NYC Concert This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Emmy-and-Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin will perform a solo show Mandy Patinkin: In Concert at Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall for one night only, Monday, May 23rd, 7:30pm. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin Will Perform Solo Show for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene This MayMandy Patinkin Will Perform Solo Show for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Emmy-and-Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin will perform a solo show Mandy Patinkin: In Concert at Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall for one night only, Monday, May 23rd, 7:30pm. (more...)

CSULB Theatre Arts Department to Stage A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICKCSULB Theatre Arts Department to Stage A COOL DIP IN THE BARREN SAHARAN CRICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

?CSULB Theatre Arts Department's University Players presents A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick by Kia Corthron, directed by Dr. Jaye Austin Williams. This dramatic work tackles the issues of loss, social injustice, religion, and race. A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick plays April 22nd through May 7th in the Players Theatre on the CSULB campus. (more...)

Two River Theater to Present PERICLESTwo River Theater to Present PERICLES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and creative team for its production of Shakespeare's Pericles, featuring original music and lyrics by multidisciplinary artist Rinde Eckert, who also plays Gower/Old Pericles. Pericles is choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu) and directed by acclaimed theater and opera director David Schweizer, whose past collaborations with Eckert include the Obie Award-winning And God Created Great Whales and Horizon, winner of the Lucille Lortel Award. (more...)

Tony Winner Mandy Patinkin to Perform in Concert at NJPAC, 5/22Tony Winner Mandy Patinkin to Perform in Concert at NJPAC, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Broadway's master song man, Mandy Patinkin will bring his critically acclaimed theater concert Dress Casual to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Sunday, May 22 at 3pm. In this powerful, passionate afternoon of popular song, Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, takes his audience on a dazzling musical journey from Irving Berlind to Stephen Sondheim, from Cole Porter to Harry Chapin. (more...)

Claudia Rankine's CITIZEN and More Slated for Primary Stages' 2016-17 SeasonClaudia Rankine's CITIZEN and More Slated for Primary Stages' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Primary Stages announced their upcoming 32nd Season on March 14 at a champagne reception celebrating the Centennial of the birth of late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Primary Stages collaborator, Horton Foote. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin Among 2016 Honorees for Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished ServiceMandy Patinkin Among 2016 Honorees for Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Three renowned achievers will be honored for their lifetime accomplishments with the 37th Annual Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service. The awards recognize individuals who have enriched modern culture through their professional and personal endeavors. (more...)

TNC's 'SONGS OF THE HARLEM RIVER' Showcases Black Women Writers This MonthTNC's 'SONGS OF THE HARLEM RIVER' Showcases Black Women Writers This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

While the nation transitions from Black History Month to Women's History Month, Theater for the New City is presenting an evening of one-act plays from the Harlem Renaissance, including four by women and a fifth focusing on women's right to vote. (more...)

La Mama to Present COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #132 'TALKING BAND'La Mama to Present COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #132 'TALKING BAND'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

LA MaMa presents COFFEEHOUSE CHRONICLES #132 'TALKING BAND' -- Saturday March 12, 2016 at 3 to 5 p.m. -- Located at, La MaMa, Downstairs (66 East 4th Street, NYC). (more...)

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