Lee Strasberg News

Date Of Birth:
November 17, 1901
Date Of Death:
February 17, 1982 (80)
Gender:
Male
Rogue Machine Theatre's PATERNUS Begins 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

As an "Off The Clock" late night entertainment option, Paternus connects audiences to Rogue Machine's edgy "not for primetime" new work. This is the same series that brought critical acclaim to shows like Small Engine Repair by John Pollono and Adam Rapp's Bingo With The Indians. Last season, Rogue Machine garnered twelve Ovation Award nominations after winning upwards of 50 awards (including Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, Garland, and BEST PRODUCTION two years in a row) since its inception in 2008. The company was lauded as "Best Theatre Company of 2012" by the LA Weekly. (more...)

Acting Teacher George Morrison Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

According to Variety, acting teacher George Morrison, who throughout his career worked with such stars as Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Edie Falco and more, recently passed away. He was 86 years old. (more...)

SNOW WHITE & THE BEAST Comes to the Lee Strasberg Theatre, 7/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (115 East 15th Street) presentsSnow White & The Beast, a new play by Mathilde Dehaye playing in the Lee Strasberg Theatre July 23rd thru 25th. Renoly Santiago direc (more...)

Ellen Burstyn to Lead THE CHERRY ORCHARD at The Actors Studio, 7/10-21; John Gould Rubin Directs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

The Actors Studio has announced that Academy Award, Emmy and Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn will lead the cast in a new staging of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard (translated by Jean-Claude van Itallie) at The Actors Studio (432 West 44th Street) on July 10-21, 2014, Thursdays-Mondays only. (more...)

NJ Rep Presents LUCKY ME by Robert Caisley, 7/31-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Lucky Me by Robert Caisley, directed by SuzAnne Barabas and starring Dan Grimaldi, Wendy Peace, Michael Irvin Pollard and Mark Light-Orr. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony & Emmy Winner Eli Wallach, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of renowned stage and screen actor Eli Wallach, who passed away on Tuesday at age 98. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, June 27th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Studio Six of the Moscow Art Theatre Opens WOMAN AT THE FUNERALS Tonight, 6/13 - 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Studio Six of the Moscow Art Theater presents Woman at the Funerals, a new play about human malfunction and a budding funeral planner written by Elena Balyberdina. Ben Sargent will direct a cast of twelve including Stewart Alden, Cameron Berner, John Blaylock, Tonya Marie Canady, David M. Farrington, Doug Hartwyk, Sarah Michelle McAvoy, Pete Macnamara, Samantha Opitz, Benjamin Russell, Najla Said, and RaShelle Stocker. Woman at the Funerals will be staged for 16 performances at IATI Theater, 64 East 4th Street in NYC from June 13-29, 2014. (more...)

SOUL OF A BLUE BUTTERFLY SET for Cabrini Rep, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2014

Coming to Manhattan's Cabrini Rep this June - Soul of a Blue Butterfly; the true story of a young Swedish woman en route to Jerusalem to discover her roots, finds unexpected love. Upon being asked to marry, the Synagogue Rabbi declares the bride not Jewish enough for an Orthodox wedding. As despair ensues, the struggle of a lifetime begins. (more...)

Studio Six of the Moscow Art Theatre Presents WOMAN AT THE FUNERALS, 6/13 - 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Studio Six of the Moscow Art Theater presents Woman at the Funerals, a new play about human malfunction and a budding funeral planner written by Elena Balyberdina. Ben Sargent will direct a cast of twelve including Stewart Alden, Cameron Berner, John Blaylock, Tonya Marie Canady, David M. Farrington, Doug Hartwyk, Sarah Michelle McAvoy, Pete Macnamara, Samantha Opitz, Benjamin Russell, Najla Said, and RaShelle Stocker. Woman at the Funerals will be staged for 16 performances at IATI Theater, 64 East 4th Street in NYC from June 13-29, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IT'S ALL GREEK TO ME, Extended thru May 23 at Old Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Following a successful three-week season, an extra performance of It's All Greek To Me has been scheduled for 8pm, Friday, May 23. Typically used to highlight not understanding, the phrase 'it's all Greek to me' now lends itself to the title of a play premiering at the Old Mill Theatre this month. Written by WA playwright Noel O'Neill and directed by Valerie Dragojevic, hilarity turns to disaster in a comedy of errors set in 1960s London when a man makes a promise he cannot keep. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Old Mill Theatre Presents World premiere of Greek Comedy Set in 1960s London, 5/2-17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

TYPICALLY used to highlight not understanding, the phrase "it's all Greek to me" now lends itself to the title of a play premiering at the Old Mill Theatre in May. (more...)

BWW Interviews: MARLO THOMAS Chats New Book 'It Ain't Over..Till It's Over'
by Caryn Robbins - May 14, 2014

Marlo Thomas spoke to BWW and other members of the press about her newly released book 'It Ain't Over...Till It's Over: Reinventing Your Life--and Realizing Your Dreams--Anytime, at Any Age' (more...)

MEN, WOMEN, DOPPLER RADAR World Premiere Set for Promenade Playhouse, 6/6-28
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Men, Women, Doppler Radar, a world premiere comedy written and directed by William Threadgold and featuring Rachel Bailit and Ciarra Siller, is set to open at the Promenade Playhouse in Santa Monica on Friday, June 6 at 8pm and will run Friday and Saturday nights through June 28 only. (more...)

Elizabeth Rodriguez Joins Chazz Palminteri in World Premiere of UNORGANIZED CRIME, Beginning Tonight in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

Unorganized Crime, LLC announces that Tony Award-nominated actress Elizabeth Rodriguez (Broadway's The Motherfucker With the Hat) will star opposite Academy Award-nominee Chazz Palminteri ( 'A Bronx Tale,' 'Bullets Over Broadway') in the world premiere play, Unorganized Crime, written by Kenny D'Aquila and directed by David Fofi. Unorganized Crime will now preview tonight, May 3 at 8pm; Sunday, May 4 at 7pm; Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7 at 8pm and will open on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm and run through Saturday, May 31 at the Elephant Theatre, 1076 N. Lillian Way. (at Santa Monica Blvd., one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. (more...)

Studio Six of The Moscow Art Theater to Present Staged Readings of WOMAN AT THE FUNERALS, 5/3-4
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

Studio Six of The Moscow Art Theater presents two industry-only staged readings of Woman at the Funerals, a new comedy about human malfunction and a budding funeral planner written by Elena Balyberdina, to be presented on Saturday, May 3rd at 5pm and Sunday, May 4th at 7pm at IATI Theater, 64 East 4th Street in NYC. Ben Sargent will direct a cast of twelve including Stewart Alden, Cameron Berner, John Blaylock*, Tonya Marie Canady, David M. Farrington, Doug Hartwyk, Sarah Michelle McAvoy*, Pete Macnamara, Samantha Opitz, Benjamin Russell, Najla Said*, and RaShelle Stocker. *Member, Actors' Equity Association. (more...)

Old Mill Theatre Presents World Premiere of Greek Comedy Set in 1960s London, Now thru May 17
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

TYPICALLY used to highlight not understanding, the phrase 'it's all Greek to me' now lends itself to the title of a play premiering at the Old Mill Theatre this month. (more...)

Old Mill Theatre Presents World premiere of Greek Comedy Set in 1960s London, 5/2-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2014

TYPICALLY used to highlight not understanding, the phrase "it's all Greek to me" now lends itself to the title of a play premiering at the Old Mill Theatre in May. (more...)

Chazz Palminteri Stars in World Premiere Play UNORGANIZED CRIME, Beg. Tonight at the Elephant Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Unorganized Crime, LLC presents a world premiere play, UNORGANIZED CRIME, written by Kenny D'Aquila, directed by David Fofi and starring Chazz Palminteri ('A Bronx Tale,' 'Bullets Over Broadway'). UNORGANIZED CRIME will preview tonight, April 26 at 8pm; Monday, April 28, Tuesday, April 29 and Wednesday, April 30 at 8pm and will open on Thursday, May 1 at 7pm and run through Sunday, May 25 at the Elephant Theatre, 1076 N. Lillian Way. (at Santa Monica Blvd., one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. (more...)

Ryann Weir and Annie Tippe's DEBUTANTE. World Premiere Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Tonight, April 24, 2014, producer Robb Nanus (Andrew Lippa's I Am Harvey Milk) announces the opening of DEBUTANTE., a new play written by Ryann Weir and created and directed by Annie Tippe. (more...)

Elizabeth Alderfer, Eshan Bay and More Join Cast of DEBUTANTE. World Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Producer Robb Nanus (Andrew Lippa's I Am Harvey Milk) presents the world-premiere production of DEBUTANTE., written by Ryann Weir and directed/created by Annie Tippe. After a sold out presentation at Ars Nova's ANT Fest last June, DEBUTANTE. returns to New York City this spring at the Bernie Wohl Center (647 Columbus Avenue) starting tonight, April 23. (more...)

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