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Date of Birth: April 13, 1937 (79)
Birth Place: Lebanon, MO, USA
Gender: Male
BWW's On This Day - February 20, 2017BWW's On This Day - February 20, 2017
by - Feb 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Present Double Feature in NYC and LA BAD WITH MONEY and PATTI ISSUESBen Rimalower to Present Double Feature in NYC and LA BAD WITH MONEY and PATTI ISSUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

After two successful nights in 2016, Ben Rimalower will return to both New York and Los Angeles with his acclaimed long-running solo plays, PATTI ISSUES (about his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father) and BAD WITH MONEY (about how an addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life). New York performances will be at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) on Sunday, February 19 and Sunday, March 19. Los Angeles performances will be Casita Del Campo's Cavern Club Celebrity Theater (1920 Hyperion Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027) on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. Tickets are available separately and for the combined evening of both shows. (more...)

World Premiere of RULES OF SECONDS by John Pollono Comes to LATCWorld Premiere of RULES OF SECONDS by John Pollono Comes to LATC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Honor! Madness! Blood! Obie Award-winner Jo Bonney directs the world premiere of an edgy, intense and darkly comic new play by John Pollono (Small Engine Repair, Lost Girls) in a co-production of the Latino Theater Company and The Temblors, a unique new collective of seven Los Angeles-based playwrights. Rules of Seconds opens March 23 at The Los Angeles Theater Center, with low-priced previews beginning March 16. (more...)

Will Eno's New Play WAKEY, WAKEY Extends at Signature TheatreWill Eno's New Play WAKEY, WAKEY Extends at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The world premiere Signature Theatre production of Wakey, Wakey, written and directed by Lucille Lortel and Obie Award-winner Will Eno, has been extended by one week. (more...)

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's EVERYBODY Extends Before Opening Bow Off-BroadwayBranden Jacobs-Jenkins's EVERYBODY Extends Before Opening Bow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The world premiere Signature Theatre production of Everybody, written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Lila Neugebauer, has been extended by one week. (more...)

BWW Review: La MaMa Explores Robert Patrick's Past, Present and Future in HI-FI | WI-FI | SCI-FIBWW Review: La MaMa Explores Robert Patrick's Past, Present and Future in HI-FI | WI-FI | SCI-FI
by Michael Dale - Feb 11, 2017

After establishing himself as resident doorman, stage manager and sex slave at the Caffe Cino, the historic Cornelia Street birthplace of Off-Off Broadway and America's gay theatre movement, Robert Patrick summoned up the courage to join the ranks of the venue's resident staff of playwrights (Lanford Wilson, Tom Eyen and William Hoffman among them) to begin submitting his own creations to owner Joe Cino. Eventually, the Broadway production of KENNEDY'S CHILDREN would help Patrick gain recognition as one of the significant dramatic voices emerging from New York's downtown scene. (more...)

Ben Woolf's ANGRY YOUNG MAN Will Make American Debut at Urban StagesBen Woolf's ANGRY YOUNG MAN Will Make American Debut at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, will continue its 33rd season with the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award- winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

THE HUMANS, MAGELLANICA World Premiere and More Set for Artists Rep's 2017-18 SeasonTHE HUMANS, MAGELLANICA World Premiere and More Set for Artists Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

For their 35th anniversary as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre announces six plays as part of their regular season, plus one limited run theatrical event. (more...)

Rajiv Joseph Honored with DGA's 2017 Horton Foote Playwriting AwardRajiv Joseph Honored with DGA's 2017 Horton Foote Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced they will present the 2017 Horton Foote Playwriting Award to playwright Rajiv Joseph at the Dramatists Guild's annual awards presentations Monday, February 27, 2017, at the French Institute/Alliance Francaise. (more...)

Skidmore College Theater Announces Spring 2017 Seminar ProductionsSkidmore College Theater Announces Spring 2017 Seminar Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Skidmore College Department of Theater is pleased to announce our Spring 2017 Seminar production season.  (more...)

Puzzle Piece Theatre Brings Lanford Wilson's LEMON SKY to LifePuzzle Piece Theatre Brings Lanford Wilson's LEMON SKY to Life
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Puzzle Piece Theatre invites audiences to Ferndale February 3 - 19 for Lanford Wilson's Lemon Sky. A piercing headache grips Alan (Jeffrey Miller) as he steps off the bus from Nebraska to San Diego. He squints through the pain to see a man in a white sportcoat waiting for him. His father, Douglas (Sergio Mautone) - the man he hasn't seen in 12 years. (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Lynn Nottage, Dave Malloy and Dominique Morisseau Are Signature Theatre's New Resident PlaywrightsStephen Adly Guirgis, Lynn Nottage, Dave Malloy and Dominique Morisseau Are Signature Theatre's New Resident Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Four award-winning playwrights will join the residency programs at Signature Theatre, the company announced today. (more...)

Christopher Chen and Martyna Majok Receive Dramatists Guild of America's 2017 Lanford Wilson AwardChristopher Chen and Martyna Majok Receive Dramatists Guild of America's 2017 Lanford Wilson Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced the co-recipients of the 2017 Lanford Wilson Award are Christopher Chen and Martyna Majok. (more...)

Ben Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back to NYCBen Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

After two successful nights in 2016, Ben Rimalower will return with his acclaimed long-running solo plays, PATTI ISSUES (about his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father) and BAD WITH MONEY (about how an addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life). (more...)

The Edge Theater Company Presents BURN THISThe Edge Theater Company Presents BURN THIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Edge Theater Company presents 'Burn This' January 13 through February 12 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 6:00 p.m.; Monday, February 6 at 8 p.m.  No performance on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5. Tickets are $28; $22 on February 6, and are available online at www.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.   Group rates are available.The Edge Theater, 1560 Teller Street, Lakewood CO 80214. Free Parking. (more...)

Boyd Gaines Joins Debra Monk in James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature TheatreBoyd Gaines Joins Debra Monk in James Lapine's MRS. MILLER DOES HER THING at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tony Award-winner Boyd Gaines (Gypsy, Contact, and She Loves Me) is set to star opposite Emmy and Tony Award-winner Debra Monk (Curtains, ABC's Grey's Anatomy and NYPD Blue) in the world premiere of Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing written and directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods). (more...)

Michael Emerson and January LaVoy Star in WAKEY, WAKEY at Signature TheatreMichael Emerson and January LaVoy Star in WAKEY, WAKEY at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder) production of Wakey, Wakey, written and directed by Lucille Lortel and Obie Award-winner Will Eno. Eno is a Residency Five playwright at Signature. (more...)

Short Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMaShort Plays by Robert Patrick Showcased in HI-FI, WI-FI, SCI-FI at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

A series of short plays by Robert Patrick - author of the forward-thinking dramas CAMERA OBSCURA and ALL IN THE MIND, minimalist works from the 1960s and 1970s that questioned the future and presciently foreshadowed the cyber web we live in today - will be presented together as an evening-length work that immerses the viewer in technologies that were science fiction when the plays were originally written. (more...)

THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET Will Be Exposed at 59E59 TheatersTHE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET Will Be Exposed at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome The Simon Studio and Amanagion LLC with THE DRESSMAKER'S SECRET by Sarah Levine Simon and Mihai Grunfeld, directed by Roger Hendricks Simon. (more...)

Award-Winning Producer Jerry Arrow Passes Away Age 78Award-Winning Producer Jerry Arrow Passes Away Age 78
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

Jerry Arrow, 78, the prominent Broadway producer of Albert Innaurato's 'Gemini' and Lanford Wilson's Tony-award winning 'Fifth Of July,' passed away Saturday January 7, 2017. (more...)

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