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Also Credited As:
  • Katherine Burns

  • Date Of Birth:
    May 12, 1907
    Date Of Death:
    June 29, 2003 (96)
    Birth Place:
    Hartford, CT, USA
    Gender:
    Female
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    Celebrities Pay Tribut to Hollywood IconCelebrities Pay Tribut to Hollywood Icon
    by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

    Celebrities gathered for a tribute to a classic American of a different kind - Wyatt Earp and the 60th anniversary of the hit series that celebrated his life, "The Life And Legend of Wyatt Earp." (more...)

    M*A*S*H's Mike Farrell to Join ON GOLDEN POND at Alhambra Next MonthM*A*S*H's Mike Farrell to Join ON GOLDEN POND at Alhambra Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

    Known to two generations of M*A*S*H fans as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt, Mike Farrell will move from operating theater to live theater when he takes the starring role in the Alhambra Theatre & Dining's production of On Golden Pond. Opening April 1 for just four weeks, Farrell will join other M*A*S*H legends Gary Burghoff, Jamie Farr and Loretta Switt among Alhambra's prominent list of guest stars. (more...)

    Photo Flash: ON GOLDEN POND Celebrates Opening at Theatre at the CenterPhoto Flash: ON GOLDEN POND Celebrates Opening at Theatre at the Center
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

    Considered one of the Midwest's leading, professional equity theaters that presents both regional and world premieres featuring the area's finest artists, Theatre at the Center kicks off its 25th Anniversary 2015 season with the beloved classic, Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND. The touching, funny, and warmly insightful story, which went from a Tony Award-winning play on Broadway to an Oscar winning film starring Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda, runs now through March 29, with a press opening on Sunday, March 1. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look- ON GOLDEN POND at Theatre at the CenterPhoto Flash: First Look- ON GOLDEN POND at Theatre at the Center
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

    Considered one of the Midwest's leading, professional equity theaters that presents both regional and world premieres featuring the area's finest artists, Theatre at the Center kicks off its 25th Anniversary 2015 season with the beloved classic, Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the show below! (more...)

    Theatre at the Center Presents ON GOLDEN POND, Thru 3/29Theatre at the Center Presents ON GOLDEN POND, Thru 3/29
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

    Considered one of the Midwest's leading, professional equity theaters that presents both regional and world premieres featuring the area's finest artists, Theatre at the Center kicks off its 25th Anniversary 2015 season with the beloved classic, Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND. (more...)

    Kelly Clarkson Wants to Star in Broadway Revival of FUNNY GIRLKelly Clarkson Wants to Star in Broadway Revival of FUNNY GIRL
    by Caryn Robbins - Feb 27, 2015

    In a new interview featured in this week's print edition of Entertainment Weekly, multi-Grammy Award winning singer Kelly Clarkson shared her wish to come to the Great White Way. (more...)

    Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/20Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/20
    by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 20, 2015

    With over 100 U.S. cities and 30 international regions featured on our site, we have so many exciting theatre happenings around our Broadway World! Below, we've highlighted our top 10 stories from this week. Check out the roundup below! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Theatre Works Showcases O'NeillBWW Reviews: Theatre Works Showcases O'Neill
    by Joseph Baker - Feb 14, 2015

    Nothing seems to scare the valiant little troupe Threepenny Theatre Company. What has it got to lose? So what if the budget allows for no more than a perfunctory set? So what if its selection of classics (i.e., MACBETH) hardly has the appeal of a crowd-pleasing musical? Relying on a commitment to quality of writing and performance, it has pulled off a real coup: A stunning production of Eugene O'Neill's warhorse of a classic, the autobiographical LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, produced posthumously and, in 1962, given classic cinema status by Director Sidney Lumet and brilliant performers Ralph Richardson, Katharine Hepburn, Dean Stockwell, and Jason Robards, Jr. (to whom O'Neill was as essential as Tennessee Williams was to Elizabeth Taylor). This particular warhorse, however, is of the Trojan variety, and Director Matt Crewse has tamed the beast with the aid of four performances that are nothing short of brilliant. (more...)

    Hunter Foster Will Return to Bucks County Playhouse to Direct NATIONAL PASTIME & COMPANY; Full Season Announced!Hunter Foster Will Return to Bucks County Playhouse to Direct NATIONAL PASTIME & COMPANY; Full Season Announced!
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

    Three musicals and two plays - along with the return of the 2nd OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL for lyricists - will comprise the historic BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE's 76th anniversary season in New Hope, Pa. starting in April, it has been announced by the Playhouse's producing team of Tony Award-winning producers, Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler. (more...)

    VIDEO: Amy Poehler Accepts Harvard's 'Hasty Pudding' AwardVIDEO: Amy Poehler Accepts Harvard's 'Hasty Pudding' Award
    by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

    Comedian Amy Poehler was roasted and teased on Thursday as she accepted Harvard's Hasty Pudding Award. (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Illustrious DICK CAVETT in Hellman v. McCarthyBWW Interviews: Illustrious DICK CAVETT in Hellman v. McCarthy
    by Don Grigware - Jan 29, 2015

    Author/actor/TV talk show host Dick Cavett will star at Theatre 40 in the controversial play Hellman v. McCarthy beginning February 6. Cavett is best known for his TV talk shows from the 70s to present time on CBS, ABC, PBS, USA Network and currently on TCM hosting reruns of his classic 70s interviews. He is known for his laid-back conversational style with such celebrities as Groucho Marx, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Jack Benny and Mel Brooks among many others. He is a three-time Emmy Award winner. He also currently writes a blog published by the New York Times. (more...)

    Theatre at the Center to Open 25th Anniversary Season with ON GOLDEN PONDTheatre at the Center to Open 25th Anniversary Season with ON GOLDEN POND
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

    Considered one of the Midwest's leading, professional equity theaters that presents both regional and world premieres featuring the area's finest artists, Theatre at the Center kicks off its 25th Anniversary 2015 season with the beloved classic, Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND. (more...)

    Walnut Street Theatre Coming to Wharton Center Next MonthWalnut Street Theatre Coming to Wharton Center Next Month
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

    To become as time-honored and established as WALNUT STREET THEATRE is no easy feat. The theatre, which boasts over 200 years of operation as the oldest theatre in America, has seen its fair share of history through the bright lights that shine down on their world-renowned stage. (more...)

    Amy Poehler Named Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2015 Woman of the YearAmy Poehler Named Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2015 Woman of the Year
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

    The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Golden Globe Award winning actress, comedian, producer, writer and best-selling author AMY POEHLER as the recipient of its 2015 Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

    Rene Auberjonois Will Make Musical Return in ENTER LAUGHING at Wallis Annenberg CenterRene Auberjonois Will Make Musical Return in ENTER LAUGHING at Wallis Annenberg Center
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

    According to his official website, stage and screen star Rene Auberjonois will make his musical return in ENTER LAUGHING- THE MUSICAL, playing at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts February 10 - March 1, 2015. Based on the play of the same name, the musical features a book by Joseph Stein and music & lyrics by Stan Daniels. (more...)

    Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014
    by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015

    Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014. (more...)

    Back-to-Back Oscar Winner Luise Rainer Passes Away at Age 104Back-to-Back Oscar Winner Luise Rainer Passes Away at Age 104
    by Movies News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

    The actress was the longest-lived person ever to receive an Academy Award and the first to win back-to-back Academy Awards. (more...)

    Tovah Feldshuh Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko This WeekendTovah Feldshuh Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Weekend
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

    Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-brings to San Francisco for the first time, her award winning one-woman show, Tovah: Out of Her Mind! at Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - this weekend, December 13 (7 p.m.) and December 14 (7 p.m.). (more...)

    Photo Flash: Dick Cavett Introduces Newest Book at W83 in ManhattanPhoto Flash: Dick Cavett Introduces Newest Book at W83 in Manhattan
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

    Socrates in the City presented a very special onstage interview with legendary TV personality, Dick Cavett, December 3rd at W83 Space in Manhattan. The interview, conducted by bestselling author and founder of Socrates in the City, Eric Metaxas, focused on Cavett's new book Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments and Assorted Hijinks. (more...)

    Victoria Theatre Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES, Now thru 12/21Victoria Theatre Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES, Now thru 12/21
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

    Starring San Francisco's four top drag luminaries, Victoria Theatre presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES. The formula is reasonably straightforward. Take 4 talented drag performers, cast them in two classic Xmas episodes of the ground-breaking and uproarious TV show: THE GOLDEN GIRLS, and joviality will ensue. (more...)

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