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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
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROODAnn Arbor Civic Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Ann Arbor Civic Theatre presents the hilarious audience-solves-the-murder musical, Rupert Holmes' "The Mystery of Edwin Drood", June 1, 7:30p, June 2 and 3, 8:00p, June 4, 2:00p at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.a2ct.org/shows/the-mystery-of-edwin-drood. (more...)

The Segal Center Presents CLASSIX Opening Next WeekThe Segal Center Presents CLASSIX Opening Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Join Classix as they expand their collective knowledge of the classical canon with an exceptional group directors and actors for this unique series-curated by Awoye Timpo as "an exhibition of rarely seen Black classic plays,' in collaboration with The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGERubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Segal Center's CLASSIX Reading Series to Celebrate Black PlaywrightsSegal Center's CLASSIX Reading Series to Celebrate Black Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, CUNY, will present readings of rarely seen plays by Black playwrights on Monday, May 22 and Tuesday, May 23. The readings are free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. (more...)

Mountain Play presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and 50th Anniversary Music FestivalMountain Play presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and 50th Anniversary Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

 The Mountain Play Association, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience, will present the timeless classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast directed by Jay Manley for their 104th season. Based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST tells the story of a monstrous prince and a young woman who fall in love. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will take place every Sunday from May 21 to June 18, 2017. (more...)

Photo: Broadway's Debra Monk Stops by IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOMPhoto: Broadway's Debra Monk Stops by IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Tony Award winner Debra Monk attended the current rare revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Thursday night Off-Broadway. She was accompanied by playwright/actor Michael Rabe (son of Mr. Rabe and Jill Clayburgh), with whom she starred in David Rabe's VISITING EDNA at Steppenwolf last fall. (more...)

IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM to Conclude Acclaimed Limited Run TomorrowIN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM to Conclude Acclaimed Limited Run Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM will conclude its acclaimed limited run tomorrow evening (Saturday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) (more...)

BWW Review: Mobile Unit Brings Free TWELFTH NIGHT To The Public TheaterBWW Review: Mobile Unit Brings Free TWELFTH NIGHT To The Public Theater
by Michael Dale - May 3, 2017

Sixty years ago, Joseph Papp packed a truck with a small troupe of actors, some modest props and the firm belief that the plays of William Shakespeare belonged to everyone, and traveled throughout New York City giving free performances. (more...)

IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Revival to Close This Weekend Off-BroadwayIN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Revival to Close This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM will conclude its acclaimed limited run this Saturday evening, May 6th at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) (more...)

IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM's Kirk Gostkowski to Appear on 'State of the Arts' TodayIN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM's Kirk Gostkowski to Appear on 'State of the Arts' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A rare revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM opened last night at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) One of the production's stars, Kirk Gostkowski, is this week's special guest on the popular WPKN Radio (89.5 FM) program 'State of the Arts,' airing today (Friday) at noon. (more...)

Rare Revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Opens TonightRare Revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM is set to officially open Off-Broadway tonight (Thursday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) Playwright David Rabe has been attending rehearsals over the past few weeks, making tweaks to his script for this 2017 incarnation of the rarely produced play. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rare Revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOMPhoto Flash: First Look at Rare Revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Currently in previews, David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM is set to open Off-Broadway tomorrow evening (Thursday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) Playwright David Rabe attended rehearsals over the past few weeks, making tweaks to his script in the process for this 2017 incarnation of the rarely produced play. The cast features Pete Mattaliano, who also appeared in the play's world premiere at Villanova University in 1972. Joseph Papp subsequently presented IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM on Broadway in 1973 starring Robert Loggia, Charles Durning and Madeline Kahn, and the following year at The Public with Christopher Lloyd and Ellen Greene. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tracey Scott Wilson's BUZZER to Make Philadelphia Premiere at Theatre ExileTracey Scott Wilson's BUZZER to Make Philadelphia Premiere at Theatre Exile
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

After a sold-out run for Lost Girls, Theatre Exile closes their 20th anniversary season with Buzzer by Tracey Scott Wilson. (more...)

Racial & Sexual Tensions Ignite in Theatre Exile's Premiere of BUZZERRacial & Sexual Tensions Ignite in Theatre Exile's Premiere of BUZZER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

After a sold-out run for Lost Girls, Theatre Exile closes their 20th anniversary season with Buzzer by Tracey Scott Wilson. Gentrification comes to a head as the thought-provoking social drama fans the flames of love, race, class and privilege. (more...)

Rare Revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Opens TomorrowRare Revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The new Off-Broadway production of IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM is set to begin performances tomorrow (Friday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) (more...)

Mobile Unit's TWELFTH NIGHT to Run for Free This Spring at The PublicMobile Unit's TWELFTH NIGHT to Run for Free This Spring at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The Public Theater will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT's TWELFTH NIGHT on Monday, April 24. Directed by Saheem Ali, the sit-down run of Twelfth Night follows a free three-week tour to the five boroughs bringing Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal for David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Off-BroadwayVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsal for David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

A new video offering a sneak peek into rehearsals for the upcoming revival of In the Boom Boom Room made its debut today - check it out below! (more...)

Janis Brenner & Dancers present New York Season 6/1Janis Brenner & Dancers present New York Season 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Janis Brenner & Dancers presents its New York Season from Thursday, June 1 - Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 8pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street), NYC. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and are available at 646-837-6809 or www.gibneydance.org/performance/pop/janis-brenner. (more...)

Photo Flash: David Rabe and Company in Rehearsals for IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: David Rabe and Company in Rehearsals for IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Playwright David Rabe has been attending rehearsals for the first major NYC revival of his In the Boom Boom Room, beginning performances April 21st at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (between Eighth & Ninth Ave.) Rabe is currently observing and advising the company on the upcoming production. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Castillo Theatre to Screen LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR Video ProjectCastillo Theatre to Screen LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Castillo Theatre presents a special community screening in honor of New Federal Theatre Founder Woodie King Jr., as part of the Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP). The event will be held at the Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street in Manhattan, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7pm with a panel discussion, film screening, audience Q&A, followed by a reception. (more...)

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