Lee Strasberg News

Date of Birth: November 17, 1901
Date of Death: February 17, 1982 (80)
Gender: Male
Julien's Auctions Presents Most Important Marilyn Monroe Collection from Estate of Lee StrasbergJulien's Auctions Presents Most Important Marilyn Monroe Collection from Estate of Lee Strasberg
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2016

Julien's Auctions, the world record breaking auction house to the stars, has announced on offer one of the most personal collections of Marilyn Monroe from the estate of Lee Strasberg. (more...)

WINE AND SPIRITS Begins 6/1 at The Playroom TheaterWINE AND SPIRITS Begins 6/1 at The Playroom Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Red Shark Productions presents WINE AND SPIRITS, a new comedy by Thomas Ott directed by Mel Williams at The Playroom Theater (151 W.46th St.) running June 1st through 19th. Jennifer Yadav is producer. The cast features Carolyn Seiff*, Carla Briscoe*, Christine Seisler*, Zoe Anastassiou, Hailey Heisick, Ryan Salvato and Scott Zimmerman*. *(member of Actors Equity) (more...)

Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Ed Asner, winner of seven EMMY Awards with 20 nominations and five Golden Globes, will star in the staged reading of Walter Bagot's third play, Elevator Music, at the Skylight Theatre. An entertainment icon, Broadway performer, and Television Academy "Hall of Famer," Asner will be sharing the stage with theatre veteran Rob Nagle (recently Rogue Machine's Pocatello, Antaeus, Troubadour, Denver Center, and Arena Stage). (more...)

GAME OF SILENCE Star Michael Raymond-James to Lead BTG's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOFGAME OF SILENCE Star Michael Raymond-James to Lead BTG's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group announces casting for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, with TV and Film actor, Michael Raymond-James as Brick. Neil Genzlinger (New York Times) suggests that Raymond-James is 'scary good," in NBC's new series Game of Silence, adding that he 'injects a sense of ominous unpredictability into this well-made revenge thriller." In addition, Michael Raymond-James has appeared in hit shows such as, True Blood and Once Upon a Time, as well as the feature films, Black Snake Moan with Justin Timberlake, and Jack Reacher with Tom Cruise. (more...)

New Monodrama MAMMA'S LITTLE DARLINGS Set for Manhattan Rep's 10 Minute Play ContestNew Monodrama MAMMA'S LITTLE DARLINGS Set for Manhattan Rep's 10 Minute Play Contest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Playwright Phil Paradis has another new play going up on the boards at Manhattan Repertory Theatre in New York. Paradis' latest new short play 'Mamma's Little Darlings' will be staged as part of Manhattan Rep's 10 Minute Play Contest with eight new short plays tonight, April 7, at 9 p.m. at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, 303 W. 42nd St. 6th FL, New York, NY. (more...)

Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2016 GalaTony Winner Kelli O'Hara to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Broadway's Anna is headed to Connecticut this summer! Long Wharf Theatre will welcome Tony Award-winning THE KING AND I star Kelli O'Hara at its annual Gala on Monday, June 6, 2016. (more...)

Alba Technique's Patricia Angelin Invites Actors to Cry on Cue at NYU Gallatin's 'Dreaming the Americas' SummitAlba Technique's Patricia Angelin Invites Actors to Cry on Cue at NYU Gallatin's 'Dreaming the Americas' Summit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Actor Training - Alba Technique's Patricia Angelin invites trained actors to cry on cue at NYU Gallatin's 'Dreaming the Americas' summit. (more...)

Tony Winner John Guare to Lead Discussion on Tennessee Williams at Playhouse Creatures Theatre CompanyTony Winner John Guare to Lead Discussion on Tennessee Williams at Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company will host a post-show discussion centered on the later work of Tennessee Williams following the March 5, 3pm performance of Tennessee Williams 1982. The participants include Tony-winning playwright John Guare, scholar and writer David Savran, scholar and current Tennessee Williams' editor Thomas Keith, and professor and writer Annette J. Saddik. (more...)

SEX WITH STRANGERS to Open Next Month at Detroit Public TheatreSEX WITH STRANGERS to Open Next Month at Detroit Public Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Continuing its inaugural season, Detroit Public Theatre will heat up the late winter & early spring nights as it presents SEX WITH STRANGERS, running March 9 - April 3, 2016. (more...)

Broadway, Chicago Stars Round Out Principal Cast of Lyric Opera's THE KING AND IBroadway, Chicago Stars Round Out Principal Cast of Lyric Opera's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today casting for the remaining principal roles in its grand-scale production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, featuring Broadway stars Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam. Additional Broadway artists Ali Ewoldt (Tuptim), Alan Ariano (The Kralahome) and Rona Figueroa (Lady Thiang) join the cast, along with Sam Simahk (Lun Tha) and Chicagoland artists Charlie Babbo (Louis Leonowens), Jomar Ferreras (Interpreter), John Lister (Captain Orton), David Parkes (Sir Edward Ramsay), Peter Sipla (Phra Alack) and Matthew Uzarraga (Prince Chulalongkorn). All but Lister make their Lyric debuts with The King and I. (more...)

BWW Review: SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN - A Wonderful First-Person Trip Down Celluloid Memory LaneBWW Review: SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN - A Wonderful First-Person Trip Down Celluloid Memory Lane
by Gil Kaan - Feb 7, 2016

With some judicious editing, this Austin Pendleton-directed 95-minute solo SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN (actually Part One in a trilogy) would make a stunning stand-alone one act. Jen Danby has written this fictional interview of an already deceased Sharon Tate chockfull of very interesting celluloid facts and tidbits. Onstage as Tate, Danby has captured the vocal qualities and essence of Ms. Tate very nicely. (more...)

GERONIMO Life on the Reservation to Host Q & A with Director Steve Railsback, 1/30GERONIMO Life on the Reservation to Host Q & A with Director Steve Railsback, 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

The well-received solo play GERONIMO Life on the Reservation written by Janelle Meraz Hooper, directed by Steve Railsback and performed by veteran actor Rudy Ramos, will host a   Q & A with director Railsback this Saturday, January 30th after the 8:00 pm performance at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, CA. (more...)

INTAR To Present the World Premiere of LOCUSTS HAVE NO KINGINTAR To Present the World Premiere of LOCUSTS HAVE NO KING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

'The locusts have no king, yet all of them march in rank' - Proverbs 30:27. INTAR (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director/John McCormack, Executive Director) continues its acclaimed 2015 - '16 season with the Off-Broadway premiere of Locusts Have No King by J. Julian Christopher, beginning Friday, March 18th and continuing through April 24th only. Opening Night is set for Wednesday, March 30th. David Mendizábal will direct a cast that includes John J. Concado, Dan Domingues, David Grimm and Liam Torres. (more...)

Brooklyn Repertory Theatre Presents Chekhov's THREE SISTERSBrooklyn Repertory Theatre Presents Chekhov's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Brooklyn Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director Elisabeth Ng and Managing Director Ilinca Tuvene have announced that A. P. Chekhov's Three Sisters, adapted and directed by Victor Cervantes Jr, will premiere Thursday, February 4th at The Fourth Street Theatre, at 83 East 4th Street. (more...)

Off-Broadway's YES Cancels Tonight's show; Adds One for Next WeekOff-Broadway's YES Cancels Tonight's show; Adds One for Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

?STORM SHUTS DOWN OFF-BROADWAY'S YES. SHOW WILL RESUME TOMORROW, WITH AN ADDED PERFORMANCE NEXT WEEK TO MAKE UP FOR TONIGHT'S CANCELLATION (more...)

DEFENDANT MAURICE CHEVALIER to Run 2/8-21 at ATA's John Cullum TheatreDEFENDANT MAURICE CHEVALIER to Run 2/8-21 at ATA's John Cullum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Nascent Productions presents Defendant Maurice Chevalier, a new play by Alexis Chevalier with music from the 1930's and 40's at American Theatre of Actors,in the John Cullum Theatre openingon February 8 and running through February 21. Alex Notkin directs. Kian Kavousi is production manager. Musical direction by Chang Liu with vocal supervision byChristina Dinella. Choreography by Elena Notkina and Inna Muratova. The cast features Ken Straus, Deanna Jelardi, Kian Kavousi, Matthew Serra, Micah Stinson, Ben Rademacher, Sam Schall, Alexandra Kainoa and Miah Kane. (more...)

Tim Realbuto's Dark, New Play Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayTim Realbuto's Dark, New Play Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

After a sold-out run in NYC at the Emerging Artists Theatre and an acclaimed production at the Detroit Fringe Festival earlier this year, popular up-and-coming actor/writer Tim Realbuto's new play YES opens tonight, January 19, for a short run at the Hudson Guild Theater off-Broadway. (more...)

SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next MonthSHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the first dates of the 2016 tour of SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, beginning in Los Angeles for a return engagement, and with additional tour dates to follow in Florida, New York City and Long Island, NY, coinciding with the worldwide release of a film for new media version. It will play on the West Coast on February 5th and 6th for two shows only at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute on the the James Dean Soundstage, an 'environmental' TV studio setting. (more...)

Wilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices FestivalWilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Third Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, January 15 - 17, 2016. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre to Present EMPIRELa Mirada Theatre to Present EMPIRE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT (2014 Ovation Award Nominee for Best Season!), in association with Sue Vaccaro, Ricky Stevens & The Rivet Gang announce the third show of their 2015-2016 season, the pre-Broadway engagement of EMPIRE, book, music & lyrics by Caroline Sherman and Robert Hull, musical direction by Sariva Goetz, and directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Ragtime).  EMPIRE will preview on Friday, January 22, 2016 (with a press opening on Saturday, January 23) and run through Sunday, February 14, 2016 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

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