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Jules Feiffer News

Date of Birth: January 26, 1929 (87)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Anna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD' Sets Opening at Second StageAnna Deavere Smith's 'NOTES FROM THE FIELD' Sets Opening at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Just announced, Second Stage Theatre's New York Premiere production of NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION, the latest work created, written and performed by groundbreaking theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith with music composed and performed by Marcus Shelby and directed by Leonard Foglia, will open on November 2, 2016 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Previews will begin on October 15. (more...)

Broadway and Film Producer Norman Twain Passes Away at 85Broadway and Film Producer Norman Twain Passes Away at 85
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

NORMAN TWAIN, 85, a prominent theatrical producer in New York and California in the 1960's and 1970's who later became a successful and award-winning film producer, died Saturday morning, August 6th, after a brief illness. (more...)

Second Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTSSecond Stage Uptown Extends Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Second Stage Theatre 2016 Uptown Series' production of ENGAGEMENTS has been extended by one week and will now play through Saturday, August 20. (more...)

Andrew Lippa's THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Makes US Premiere at TheatreWorks this AugustAndrew Lippa's THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Makes US Premiere at TheatreWorks this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will bring U.S. audiences their first look a London hit, when it presents the American Premiere of the joyous musical revue The Life of the Party. Directed and co-created by David Babani, the Artistic Director of London's Menier Chocolate Factory, this rollicking musical journey celebrates the songs of Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish) who takes the stage as a featured performer, along with a cast of Broadway and West End veterans, bringing to life a hilarious, uplifting, memorable evening that was declared "Sexy, sophisticated, and funny" and awarded five stars by London's Telegraph. The Life of the Party will be presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley August 24-September 18 (press opening: August 27) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St, Mountain View. For tickets ($19-$80) and information the public may visit www.TheatreWorks.org or call(650) 463-1960. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bay Street Theater Hosts 25th Anniversary Gala - Alec Baldwin, Jason Alexander & More Attend!Photo Flash: Bay Street Theater Hosts 25th Anniversary Gala - Alec Baldwin, Jason Alexander & More Attend!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts announces the success of the 25th Annual Summer Gala, celebrating Bay Street's Silver Anniversary, which took place in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 9, 2016 to benefit Bay Street's theatrical, educational and community programs. The evening included a special performance of scenes from productions from the past 25 years directed by Will Pomerantz, as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, Live 'Fantasy Auction,' dinner and dancing. Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz also announced a new partnership with Jeffrey Seller, producer of Hamilton. Bay Street Theater will produce the new musical, The Man in the Ceiling by Jules Feiffer and Andrew Lippa, directed by Jeffrey Seller as part of the 2017 Mainstage Season. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Marshall W. Mason on Receiving Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the TheatreBWW TV Exclusive: Marshall W. Mason on Receiving Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2016

Marshall W. Mason was the recipient of the 2016 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre - below, check out what he had to say after he accepted the award! (more...)

Tony Winner Christine Baranski to Lead GOOD WIFE Spinoff on CBSTony Winner Christine Baranski to Lead GOOD WIFE Spinoff on CBS
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

Christine Baranski will lead a new spinoff series of CBS's acclaimed drama THE GOOD WIFE, which ended its seven-season run on May 8th (more...)

Sheldon Harnick & Marshall W. Mason to Receive 2016 Special TONY AWARDS for Lifetime Achievement in the TheatreSheldon Harnick & Marshall W. Mason to Receive 2016 Special TONY AWARDS for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today, April 19th that two-time Tony Award-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick and multiple Tony-nominated director Marshall W. Mason will be this year's recipients of the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. (more...)

Stage & Screen Star Christine Baranski to Speak at Juilliard Commencement; Cicely Tyson Among HonoreesStage & Screen Star Christine Baranski to Speak at Juilliard Commencement; Cicely Tyson Among Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates on five remarkable artists during its 111th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 20, 2016, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). Christine Baranski will give Juilliard's Commencement Address. (more...)

Andrew Lippa and Jeffrey Seller Team Up as Part of Bay Street Theatre's 3rd Annual New Works Theatre FestivalAndrew Lippa and Jeffrey Seller Team Up as Part of Bay Street Theatre's 3rd Annual New Works Theatre Festival
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 4, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts are excited  to announce the lineup 3rd Annual New Works Festival, April 29 - May 1. This free event will include a show from Andrew Lippa and Jeffrey Seller called THE MAN IN THE CEILING.  (more...)

Andrew Lippa Musical THE MAN IN THE CEILING & More Set for Bay Street's New Works FestivalAndrew Lippa Musical THE MAN IN THE CEILING & More Set for Bay Street's New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

 Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 3rd ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 29 - May 1. THE READINGS ARE FREE. Reserve seats online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Tony Vincent, Haley Swindal & More Join THE WHOLE MEGILLAH Lineup at Feinstein's/54 BelowTony Vincent, Haley Swindal & More Join THE WHOLE MEGILLAH Lineup at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "THE WHOLE MEGILLAH" on March 24, 2016 at 9:30pm. From Adam Spiegel and Dan Wolpow, the writers of Cloned! (NYMF 2014 Best of Fest Audience Prize and New York Times Critic's Pick), The Whole Megillah! is a raucous, raunchy and ribald take on the Book of Esther, which tells the ridiculous story of the Jewish holiday of Purim.  (more...)

FRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown SeriesFRIEND ART and ENGAGEMENTS Slated for Second Stage Uptown Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will present the world premiere of Sofia Alvarez's FRIEND ART, directed by Portia Krieger, and the New York premiere of Lucy Teitler's ENGAGEMENTS as part of the company's fourteenth annual SECOND STAGE THEATRE UPTOWN SERIES this summer. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2016
by - Feb 25, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Ken Webster and Hyde Park TheatreBWW Interview: Ken Webster and Hyde Park Theatre
by Frank Benge - Jan 11, 2016

Broadway World Austin continues our series of interviews with Austin theatres with Ken Webster of Hyde Park Theatre, the Austin Chronicle Reader's Pick for Best Theatre Director in 2010, 2012, and 2013. (more...)

BWW Interview: For Arlene Alda, the Bronx is Definitely 'UP'BWW Interview: For Arlene Alda, the Bronx is Definitely 'UP'
by Erica Miner - Nov 2, 2015

Award-winning photographer and author Arlene Alda already had received praise from an impressive list of luminaries (more...)

Tony Nominee Kathleen Chalfant to Star in New Solo Show Off-BroadwayTony Nominee Kathleen Chalfant to Star in New Solo Show Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Nora's Playhouse will present the World Premiere of Laurence Leamer's solo play about Rose Kennedy, ROSE, at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre, 410 West 43nd Street, NYC, beginning November 21st, opening November 29th and continuing through December 13, 2015.  Award-winning stage, film and TV actress Kathleen Chalfant will play Mrs. Kennedy under the direction of Caroline Reddick Lawson. Jane Greenwood is designing the costumes with scene design/projections by Anya Klepikov, lighting by Caitlin Rapoport and sound design by Jane Shaw (more...)

Andrew Lippa Will Return to Texas State University This OctoberAndrew Lippa Will Return to Texas State University This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Award-winning Broadway composer Andrew Lippa, who was the 2010-2011 Composer in Residence at Texas State, will return to Texas State to perform a concert of music from his shows along side students from the musical theater program and Broadway veteran Kaitlin Hopkins (Bat Boy, Bare) at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Texas State University on October 17th at 7:30pm. There will also be a silent auction in the lobby of signed Film, TV and Theatre Memorabilia including scripts, photos and posters. All proceeds from the concert will go to scholarships for students in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Tickets are available at www.txstatepresents.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dr. Ruth, Ed Burns, Stewart F. Lane and More at East Hampton Library's 2015 Authors Night BenefitPhoto Flash: Dr. Ruth, Ed Burns, Stewart F. Lane and More at East Hampton Library's 2015 Authors Night Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

East Hampton Library's 11th Annual Authors Night was held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Field at 4 Maidston Lane in East Hampton, NY. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Presents Jessica Lang Dance in THE WANDERER, July 29-August 9Jacob's Pillow Presents Jessica Lang Dance in THE WANDERER, July 29-August 9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2015

Contemporary ballet company Jessica Lang Dance, led by founder, choreographer, and Artistic Director Jessica Lang, returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for an extended two-week run of The Wanderer, July 29-August 9 in the Doris Duke Theatre. (more...)

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