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Lanford Wilson News

Date Of Birth:
April 13, 1937 (78)
Birth Place:
Lebanon, MO, USA
Gender:
Male
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Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season to Feature New Works by Hnath, Jacqmin, Armento & KingCape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season to Feature New Works by Hnath, Jacqmin, Armento & King
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 21st Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project will feature staged readings of new work by Lucas Hnath, Laura Jacqmin, Kevin Armento, and actor-turned-playwright Ryan King. The 2015 Season, the fourth under Mr. Brooks' leadership, runs weekends from July 2 through July 25, 2015 in Falmouth, MA. (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award WinnersRhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced the 17 writers and 8 new musicals selected for the fifth summer of weeklong retreats. For eight consecutive weeks beginning July 5th, each writing team will have a residency in Rhinebeck, New York. Writers are provided a private home, transportation, food, and a $400 stipend. This year's writers include Obie winner Kirsten Childs, Tony nominee Elizabeth Davis, and 2015 Jonathan Larson award-winners Charlie Sohne, Tim Rosser, and Sam Willmott, who also just won the Kleban Prize.  (more...)

Remembering The Grace and Talent of ARITA TRAHANRemembering The Grace and Talent of ARITA TRAHAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 19, 2015

Despite knowing that the time would come, I am still staggered by the news of Arita Trahan's passing last weekend. Although she had moved from Nashville some years back - living in Los Angeles and Philadelphia after leaving Tennessee - she always remained a member of our theater family, one of the leading lights among the scores of talented people who have called our city home over the years. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends THE HOW AND THE WHYAurora Theatre Company Extends THE HOW AND THE WHY
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Due to popular pre-sale demand, a year in advance, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will extend West Coast Premiere of Sarah Treem's (Netflix's House of Cards, HBO's In Treatment) thought-provoking THE HOW AND THE WHY, the third fully staged production to be performed in the company's second stage performance space, Harry's UpStage. The company will add an additional two weeks of performances to the original run dates. Acclaimed Bay Area actress and director Joy Carlin (Talley's Folly, After the Revolution, Body Awareness, Jack Goes Boating, Awake and Sing!) helms this intimate and keenly perceptive play about which the Washington Post said, "brims with ideas and emotional colors that eddy and refract like rivulets in a lively, plunging stream." (more...)

SNACK Opens 6/6 at Hollywood Fringe Festival 2015SNACK Opens 6/6 at Hollywood Fringe Festival 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Megan Dolan's hilarious one-woman show SNACK, a depiction of domestic life, smoothie addiction, comfort food, and parenting, will open June 6th as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2015 at Theatre Asylum (6320 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, 90038). Tickets are available at http://hff15.org/2049 (more...)

BWW Reviews: REDWOOD CURTAIN at Primal ForcesBWW Reviews: REDWOOD CURTAIN at Primal Forces
by Roger Martin - Apr 27, 2015

If you go out in the woods today...you're not going to find the teddy bears having their picnic (more...)

TALLEY'S FOLLY Opens 5/8 at The Sherman PlayhouseTALLEY'S FOLLY Opens 5/8 at The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

On Friday, May 8, The Sherman Playhouse will premiere Lanford Wilson's touching romantic comedy, TALLEY'S FOLLY. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a two-week run. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Baillie, Leukus Dazzle With TALLEY'S FOLLY at Open StageBWW Reviews: Baillie, Leukus Dazzle With TALLEY'S FOLLY at Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 22, 2015

Director Donald Alsedek and actors Trish Baillie and Anthony M.C. Leukus create a delightful wartime romance on a riverbank between two mismatched, middle-aged lovers (more...)

Fountain Hills Theater's 2015-16 Season to Include SOUTH PACIFIC, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN & MoreFountain Hills Theater's 2015-16 Season to Include SOUTH PACIFIC, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Fountain Hills Theater will present its 2015-16, 29th season for its three venues, Mainstage, Mainstage Too and Youth Theater as well as our Sizzlin' Summer Stock. Tickets go on sale May 1st, 2015. (more...)

Sarah Paulson Officially Back for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTELSarah Paulson Officially Back for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

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TALLEY'S FOLLY to Run 4/17-5/3 at Open StageTALLEY'S FOLLY to Run 4/17-5/3 at Open Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Open Stage of Harrisburg presents Lanford Wilson's Talley's Folly in OSH's Angino Family Theatre (223 Walnut St., on the street level of the Wlanut Street Parking Garage) April 17 to May 3, 2015. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased online at www.openstagehbg.com, by phone at (717) 232-OPEN (6736) or by visiting the Box Office. Single tickets to Talley's Folly range from $25-$35. (more...)

'MEET VERA STARK', MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, 'ONE FOR ALL' Festival and More Set for Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2015-16 Season'MEET VERA STARK', MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, 'ONE FOR ALL' Festival and More Set for Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) announces the new 2015-2016 season 'REVELATIONS,' four compelling plays including two regional premieres and a new solo artists festival. (more...)

FIFTH OF JULY Kicks Off Town Players' 80th Anniversary Season, 4/24FIFTH OF JULY Kicks Off Town Players' 80th Anniversary Season, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Spring has finally arrived, and with it, Town Players' 80th anniversary season opener -- FIFTH OF JULY -- beginning April 24 at The Little Theatre on Orchard Hill Road in Newtown. (more...)

Signature Extends Athol Fugard's THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK thru June 7Signature Extends Athol Fugard's THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK thru June 7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced a one week extension for the world premiere of The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, written and directed by Athol Fugard. The production begins performances on April 21 and will now run through June 7 with a May 11 opening night in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Pico Alexander, Noah Galvin, Kristine Nielsen and More to Lead Signature's WHAT I DID LAST SUMMERPico Alexander, Noah Galvin, Kristine Nielsen and More to Lead Signature's WHAT I DID LAST SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for What I Did Last Summer, written by A.R. Gurney and directed by Jim Simpson. The production runs April 28 to June 7 with a May 17 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre's BALM IN GILEADPhoto Flash: First Look at Griffin Theatre's BALM IN GILEAD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Griffin Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with Lanford Wilson's acclaimed drama BALM IN GILEAD directed by ensemble member Jonathan Berry* and featuring an ensemble cast of 31 actors and musicians. BALM IN GILEAD will play now through April 19, 2015 at The Den Theatre, 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Creative Team Set for PCTF's PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE This JuneCreative Team Set for PCTF's PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Creative teams have been announced for the 2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity's Playwrights For A Cause, set to take place at 7:30pm on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the Sheen Center, located at 18 Bleecker Street. (more...)

Primal Forces Productions' REDWOOD CURTAIN to Benefit South Broward Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8195Primal Forces Productions' REDWOOD CURTAIN to Benefit South Broward Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8195
by Carol Kassie - Mar 27, 2015

Landford Wilson's Redwood Curtain is a thought-provoking exploration of memories - of families, of secrets, and of war - set in the towering redwood forests of Northern California. The play stunned 1992 Broadway audiences with its unique spin on a Vietnam veteran and the mysterious young Asian woman who tracks him down. (more...)

RAP GUIDE TO RELIGION Extends Through May 3 at SoHo PlayhouseRAP GUIDE TO RELIGION Extends Through May 3 at SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

After a successful five-star-rated run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and a two month run with the 2014 Edinburgh Encore series at SoHo Playhouse, the theater's Artistic Director, Darren Lee Cole, is proud to announce the final extension of Rap Guide to Religion with its final performance on May 3rd, 2015. (more...)

BROWNSVILLE SONG Coming to Philadelphia Theatre Company, 5/1-31BROWNSVILLE SONG Coming to Philadelphia Theatre Company, 5/1-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 40th Anniversary season with the hit of the Humana Festival brownsville song (b-side for tray) by Kimber Lee May 1-31. Co-produced with Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, CT, brownsville song (b-side for Tray) is directed by Eric Ting, and features a cast including Sung Yun Cho, Curtiss Cook, Jr., Catrina Ganey, Anthony Martinez-Briggs, and Kaatje Welsh. (more...)

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