Katharine Hepburn News

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
    Treasures of NY Public Library for the Performing Arts - Al Hirschfeld's Drawing Table and Barber's Chair
    by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 25, 2014

    I have often referred to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as a living, breathing entity because its mission is to ensure that the performing arts live. At The Library for the Performing Arts, we house and preserve materials of the artistic process - the playwright's drafts, the composer's handwritten manuscripts, the artist's private correspondence, recordings, and more - and provide free access to these treasures for researchers, students, performers, and arts enthusiasts from around the world. (more...)

    Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

    92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

    CBS SUNDAY MORNING Up Year-to-Year in Viewers
    by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

    CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD posted a +15% year-to-year gain in viewers and remained the #1 Sunday morning news program with adults 25-54 and viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for July 13. (more...)

    CBS SUNDAY MORNING to Air Special Summer-Themed Edition, 7/13
    by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

    CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD heads to the coastline of Connecticut for its annual summer at the shore-themed edition to be broadcast July 13, 2014 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

    Top Reads: Laura Hillenbrand's UNBROKEN Makes Both NY Times and Amazon Best Seller Lists, Week Ending 7/6
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

    Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

    42nd Street Moon Presents DO I HEAR A WALTZ, 10/1-19
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

    42nd Street Moon kicks off its 22nd season with the rare Richard Rodgers-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents collaboration Do I Hear A Waltz?, starring Broadway's Tony nominee Emily Skinner (Side Show, The Full Monty, Billy Elliot). Based on Arthur Laurents' 1952 play The Time of the Cuckoo, which inspired the Katharine Hepburn movie Summertime, the wistful story follows a lonely American tourist as she finds romance under the enchantment of mid-1960s Venice. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY Is Smartly Told at Clackamas Rep
    by Patrick Brassell - Jun 30, 2014

    Under the able direction of Doren Elias, the actors all get the period feeling just right, and the wealthy family feels like a wealthy family - all upper-crust manners and comfortable ease with the fancy trimmings. (more...)

    Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
    by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

    Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry – women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

    AUDIO: 'Judy Garland' Performs 'To Build a Home' from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
    by Stage Tube - Jun 05, 2014

    JudyCast.com has posted a new version of the legendary songstress taking on 'To Build A Home' from Jason Robert Brown's Tony-nominated show THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on their YouTube channel - check it out below! (more...)

    Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Master Class with David Hyde Pierce
    by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

    Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced the ten actors who will participate in the 2014 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a widely acclaimed national program to serve the future of American theatre. July 13-20, the Lunt-Fontanne Fellows will join Master Teacher David Hyde Pierce for an intensive, weeklong master class and immersion experience at Ten Chimneys, the National Historic Landmark estate of theatre legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Florida Keys to My Heart
    by Naomi Serviss - May 14, 2014

    The sea rules life in the Keys, a 120-mile-long island chain tethered to mainland Florida by U.S. 1. (more...)

    Laura Linney to Join Ian McKellen in Sherlock Holmes Film A SLIGHT TRICK OF THE MIND
    by Movies News Desk - May 07, 2014

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Laura Linney has signed on to join Ian McKellen in Bill Condon's upcoming Sherlock Holmes film A SLIGHT TRICK OF THE MIND. 'MIND' is based on Mitch Cullin's novel, and features a script by Jeffrey Hatcher. (more...)

    Mountainsong Galleries Announces May - October Exhibitions
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

    CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is the place to find more of today's OPA and AIS Master Artists than anywhere in the World.  The gallery owners Jonathan and Lucinda Mountainsong have created a friendly, fun upbeat setting filled with contemporary Master Artists, whimsical and dramatic bronze sculptures, stunning glass art and custom wood furniture.  Mountainsong represents some of the greatest artists of our time from coast-to-coast. (more...)

    Mountainsong Galleries Announces May - October Exhibitions
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

    CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Mountainsong Galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California is the place to find more of today's OPA and AIS Master Artists than anywhere in the World.  The gallery owners Jonathan and Lucinda Mountainsong have created a friendly, fun upbeat setting filled with contemporary Master Artists, whimsical and dramatic bronze sculptures, stunning glass art and custom wood furniture.  Mountainsong represents some of the greatest artists of our time from coast-to-coast. (more...)

    Production Company to Present THE BLUE MOON DANCING Reading, 4/27-28
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    The Production Company's Managing Director of the 2014 Reading Series, Dean Farell Bruggeman, and Artistic Directors August Viverito and T L Kolman proudly announce the third selection for the company's new-play-reading series with Ed Graczyk's beautiful The Blue Moon Dancing, directed by David Youse. The reading takes place at our new studio space, dubbed The Production Company Workspace, at 14731 Oxnard St., Van Nuys, CA 91411, on Sunday, April 27 @ 7 pm, and Monday, April 28 @ 8 PM. Admission is complimentary. (more...)

    The Colony Theatre Presents Ian Buchanan & Mariette Hartley in THE LION IN WINTER, Now thru 5/18
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present Ian Buchanan and Mariette Hartley starring in THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Stephanie Vlahos. THE LION IN WINTER will preview tonight, April 16; Thursday, April 17; and Friday, April 18 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, April 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 18 at The Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center Mall. (more...)

    The Colony Theatre to Present Ian Buchanan & Mariette Hartley in THE LION IN WINTER, 4/16-5/18
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

    The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present Ian Buchanan and Mariette Hartley starring in THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Stephanie Vlahos. THE LION IN WINTER will preview on Wednesday, April 16; Thursday, April 17; and Friday, April 18 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, April 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 18 at The Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center Mall. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/06/2014
    by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for South Carolina (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 3/30/2014
    by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for South Carolina (more...)

    First Folio Theatre Announces Its 2013-2014 Season and The World Premiere of CYMBELINE in June
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

    First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83), known for bringing stellar performances of Shakespeare and other classics to the Chicagoland stage, announces its 2013-2014 season. The season begins with the poignant dramaTHE RAINMAKER, previewing July 31, opening August 3 and running through September 1, 2013. The whimsical comedy ROUGH CROSSING previews January 30, opens February 1 and runs through March 3, 2014; the world premiere of SALVAGE previews March 26, opens March 29 and runs through April 27, 2014; and Shakespeare's effervescent tale THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR previewsJuly 7, opens July 10, and runs through August 10, 2014. (more...)

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