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Lanford Wilson News

Date of Birth: April 13, 1937 (80)
Birth Place: Lebanon, MO, USA
Gender: Male
TOSOS Presents Ben Strothmann's VIRTUAL MEMORY at the HOT! FestivalTOSOS Presents Ben Strothmann's VIRTUAL MEMORY at the HOT! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

TOSOS ("The Other Side of Silence") is dedicated to preserving the theatrical heritage of the LGBT community through the development of new plays by emerging artists as well as revivals of established works. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Jonathan Tindle and POTOMAC THEATRE PROJECT 31ST Repertory SeasonBWW Interview: Jonathan Tindle and POTOMAC THEATRE PROJECT 31ST Repertory Season
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 20, 2017

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing one of PTP/NYC's cast members, Jonathan Tindle who will play Murgatroyd in Pity in History and Ezra Chater in Arcadia. (more...)

Artists Rep Announces NEW. NOW. NECESSARY 2017/18 SeasonArtists Rep Announces NEW. NOW. NECESSARY 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

For its 35th anniversary as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre will offer seven gripping, contemporary plays for their mainstage series.  Among these plays are Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winners, the second  Table|Room|Stage commission, The Thanksgiving Play, by Larissa FastHorse, and a limited run of the World Premiere of the epic theatrical event Magellanica, by Portland playwright E.M. Lewis. Artists Rep's FRONTIER SERIES returns for a second season with internationally acclaimed artists from New York, Seattle and Iran. (more...)

Jiehae Park, Lauren Yee, Emily Morse, Abigail Katz and More Among Judges for Samuel French's 42nd Off Off Broadway Short Play FestivalJiehae Park, Lauren Yee, Emily Morse, Abigail Katz and More Among Judges for Samuel French's 42nd Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Samuel French has assembled a distinguished judging panel including playwrights Jiehae Park, James Hindman, Lauren Yee and Rachel Bonds; Artistic Directors Andrew Leynse (Primary Stages), Jonathan Silverstein (Keen Company), Susan Westfall (City Theatre, Miami), Emily Morse (New Dramatists) and Ciera Iverson (National Alliance of Musical Theatres); and industry professionals John Clinton Eisner (The Lark), Michael Walkup (Page 73), Abigail Katz (Atlantic Theater Company). (more...)

Main Street Theater Announces 42nd SeasonMain Street Theater Announces 42nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Main Street Theater's (MST) 2017 - 2018 Season will offer plays that embody alternate takes on moments in history, in literature, and in the way people view the world.  With 5 regional premieres on the MainStage and 7 plays based on children's books at the Theater for Youth, MST's 42nd season opens in September 2017 and runs through June 2018. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 11th, 2017 - 'MIDSUMMER' at the Delacorte and More!BWW Morning Brief July 11th, 2017 - 'MIDSUMMER' at the Delacorte and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 11, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM takes its first bow tonight at the Delacorte! (more...)

Lisa Emery and Frank Wood Star in Playing on Air's Latest Podcast of Lanford Wilson's A BETROTHALLisa Emery and Frank Wood Star in Playing on Air's Latest Podcast of Lanford Wilson's A BETROTHAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Claudia Catania, founder and Artistic Director of Playing on Air, has announced the release of Playing on Air's latest podcast: Pulitzer Prize winner Lanford Wilson's 1986 short play, A Betrothal, featuring Lisa Emery (Broadway's Casa Valentina) and Frank Wood (Tony Award winner for Broadway's Side Man). (more...)

12th Annual FRINGE ENCORE SERIES Coming to Soho Playhouse This Fall12th Annual FRINGE ENCORE SERIES Coming to Soho Playhouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse, will continue its tradition of bringing the 'Best of the Fests' for extended runs at the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street, NYC) with its celebrated Fringe Encore Series, taking place from September 5 - October 22, 2017. (more...)

Chisa Hutchinson Returns to Seattle with New Play KINChisa Hutchinson Returns to Seattle with New Play KIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Forward Flux Productions is thrilled to announce that Chisa Hutchinson will be the special guest playwright at The Flux Salon this summer. She will be workshopping her new play Kin with a local cast and the process will culminate in a one night only presentation on July 17th. The Salon event will start at 7pm with a rooftop reception with Chisa, and then move to a near-by private location for a reading of the play. Audiences will remember Hutchinson as the playwright of Forward Flux's The Wedding Gift, seen last season as part of the companys' double feature. (more...)

THE UNWRITTEN LAW Comes to Dixon Place 7/30THE UNWRITTEN LAW Comes to Dixon Place 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) presents the co-production of world-famous beatboxer and Drama Desk Award recipient Chesney Snow's THE UNWRITTEN LAW opening Sunday, July 30th. Snow comes direct from his run in Broadway's In Transit, where Ben Brantley of the NY Times called him "a one-man sound effects wiz." (more...)

Chester Theatre Company presents I AND YOUChester Theatre Company presents I AND YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Lauren Gunderson's I and You in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from June 28 through July 9, 2017. The production is directed by WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven. (more...)

Brian Lowdermilk and Lauren Gunderson present Children's Concert at 54 BelowBrian Lowdermilk and Lauren Gunderson present Children's Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Amazing Adventures of Dr Wonderful and Her Dog! a new children's piece featuring a book and lyrics by Lauren Gunderson and pop-show tune score by Brian Lowdermilk will have its New York debut at 54 Below on Saturday, June 24. The hour-long concert event celebrating the launch of the brand new book based on the musical will feature original cast members and Broadway singer, author of 'Dot.' and creator of Dot. on Sprout TV, Randi Zuckerberg. (more...)

Crowded Fire to Present Christopher Chen's A TALE OF AUTUMNCrowded Fire to Present Christopher Chen's A TALE OF AUTUMN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) In his inaugural commission as Crowded Fire's Playwright-in-Residence, Christopher Chen tackles the power structures inherent in large corporations. Set in a parallel world, A TALE OF AUTUMN is a psychological rise-to-power fable. (more...)

Elliot Martin, Broadway Producer of Shows Starring Ingrid Bergman, Rex Harrison, Al Pacino and More, Dies at 93Elliot Martin, Broadway Producer of Shows Starring Ingrid Bergman, Rex Harrison, Al Pacino and More, Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Elliot Martin, renowned Broadway producer and Tony Award winner passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21st, in Connecticut, surrounded by his family. He was 93. (more...)

SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER Extends One Week at Second Stage Theater UptownSOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER Extends One Week at Second Stage Theater Uptown
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Second Stage Theater's (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) production of SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER has been extended by one week and will now play through Sunday, June 25. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 31, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 31, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 31, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! According to the non-clock thing hanging on the wall - what's it called? Oh, yeah, a calendar (yeah, like we'd ever allow a calendar to hang on any wall under our control - today is May 31, 2017! It's another day to allow yourself to live life dramatically and to gain ownership of your own schedule for the rest of the week so you can be certain to get to the theater. Yesterday, in our never-ending quest to enlist all of you to write our daily column for us, we posted TODAY'S QUERY on Facebook, asking our gentle readers to weigh in or whether or not 'dressing for the theater' is de rigueur or is it more of a 'come as you are' nature. Little did we know that such a question could engender such passionate responses and we daresay rather passionate defenses of the wear-whatever-the-hell-you-want school of thought. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre's Ghostlight Reading Series to Continue with THE SUBJECT and CARLO AT THE WEDDINGAbingdon Theatre's Ghostlight Reading Series to Continue with THE SUBJECT and CARLO AT THE WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Ghostlight Reading Series with readings of THE SUBJECT by Chisa Hutchinson and directed by Jade King Carroll on Monday, June 5th at 7pm and CARLO AT THE WEDDING by Bryna Turner and directed by Jenna Worsham on Monday, June 12th at 7pm. (more...)

2016 Primus Prize Winner IN A WORD Premieres at Cherry Lane Theatre2016 Primus Prize Winner IN A WORD Premieres at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Lesser America (Half Moon Bay, The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) presents the New York Premiere of IN A WORD by Lauren Yee, winner of the 2016 Francesca Primus Prize and a finalist for the ATCA/Steinberg Award. Directed by Tyne Rafaeli (The Bridges of Madison County national tour, Actually at Geffen Playhouse), previews begin June 16 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America continues its run as the inaugural Company in Residence. (more...)

COST OF LIVING Begins Performances Tonight at MTC's Stage ICOST OF LIVING Begins Performances Tonight at MTC's Stage I
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Cost of Living, the new play by Martyna Majok (Ironbound, Mouse in a Jar), directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark), begins performances tonight, Tuesday May 16, at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces Rush Policy for Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODESSignature Theatre Announces Rush Policy for Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Signature Theatre will offer a general rush policy for the world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, the company announced today. (more...)

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