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Lee Strasberg News

Date of Birth: November 17, 1901
Date of Death: February 17, 1982 (80)
Gender: Male
New Musical AN EXTRA PENNY to Make World Premiere at JPACNew Musical AN EXTRA PENNY to Make World Premiere at JPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Come be part of musical theatre history with the world premiere of An Extra Penny at the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC) on July 26- August 6. (more...)

Notable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSENotable Stage Artists Join Planet Connections' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

A notable company of stage artists join a powerhouse team of playwrights and directors for Planet Connections' Playwrights for a Cause, Sunday, July 23, 2017 (more...)

Sylvia Milo to Chat THE OTHER MOZART on KPFK's ARTS IN REVIEW TodaySylvia Milo to Chat THE OTHER MOZART on KPFK's ARTS IN REVIEW Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Today, June 9, creator/writer/performer Sylvia Milo discusses her one-woman play, The Other Mozart, revealing the life and talent of Wolfgang's older sister, Maria Anna Mozart (nicknamed 'Nannerl'). (more...)

The Wallis Youth Theater Company presents Gareth Jandrell's THEBESThe Wallis Youth Theater Company presents Gareth Jandrell's THEBES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Under the auspices of GRoW @ The Wallis, The Wallis Youth Theater Company presents its second theater production of the 2016-17 season, playwright Gareth Jandrell's Thebes, which makes its North American premiere on Saturday, June 10 at 8pm and Sunday, June 11 at 6pm at The Wallis in Beverly Hills. Ravaged by climate change and shaken by political turmoil, the citizens of Thebes must unite in order to revolutionize their democracy. From Oedipus to Antigone, the story of Thebes  remains a fascinating exploration of fate, morality and power, two and a half thousand years after the saga was originally written. Thebes is directed by Madeleine Dahm, with lighting design by Bosco Flanagan, recently named Lighting Designer of the Year by Los Angeles' Stage Raw. The cast includes young actors: Trecey Dory, Malakai Jones, Jayde Kief, Samantha Marino, Kelvin Morales, Jordan Rodriguez, Alexander Sheldon and Clementine Turner. (more...)

Chicago Folks Operetta to Bring Kurt Weill's Anti-War JOHNNY JOHNSON to Stage 773Chicago Folks Operetta to Bring Kurt Weill's Anti-War JOHNNY JOHNSON to Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Chicago Folks Operetta (CFO) is proud to announce the fully staged Chicago premiere of Kurt Weill's anti-war operetta Johnny Johnson, June 24 - July 9, playing at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.  (more...)

Chicago Folks Operetta Announces Chicago Premiere of Anti-War Operetta JOHNNY JOHNSONChicago Folks Operetta Announces Chicago Premiere of Anti-War Operetta JOHNNY JOHNSON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Chicago Folks Operetta (CFO) is proud to announce the fully staged Chicago premiere of Kurt Weill's anti-war operetta Johnny Johnson, June 24 - July 9, playng at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.  (more...)

Theater On The Edge Presents SUPERIOR DONUTSTheater On The Edge Presents SUPERIOR DONUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Local actor Sean Philippe will be making his stage debut alongside the theater's resident ensemble cast members Allan Whitehead, Marco DiGeorge and Zack Roundy in Tracy Letts' 2008 comedy-drama Superior Donuts. (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...)

PANGAEA to Open Planet Connections Staged Reading SeriesPANGAEA to Open Planet Connections Staged Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Pangaea, a play by Erik Champney, will open the Staged Reading Series on June 14 at this summer's Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZARTRubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo's award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart's sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as "strikingly beautiful." (more...)

Honey West to Celebrate BAD OLD WORLD Album at Bowery Electric Next WeekHoney West to Celebrate BAD OLD WORLD Album at Bowery Electric Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This coming Wednesday, May 24th at 7:30 p.m. at Bowery Electric (327 Bowery, NYC 10003), British rock icon, Ian McDonald (co-founder of Foreigner & King Crimson) showcases his new guitar rock band, HONEY WEST, with songwriting partner Ted Zurkowski, a Shakespearean thespian whose mentor, the great 'method' man Lee Strasberg, made a lifetime member of The Actors Studio. (more...)

Colm Meaney Joins Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOFColm Meaney Joins Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Colm Meaney will join the previously announced Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to play Big Daddy in the Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof directed by Benedict Andrews.  (more...)

New York and Boston Talent Put Minority Experience Center Stage in DAYS OF ATONEMENTNew York and Boston Talent Put Minority Experience Center Stage in DAYS OF ATONEMENT
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Dynamic. Aggressive. Funny. Warm. The Ohana sisters force you into their world. With a deep sense of urgency, these four women gather to figure out where and why their mother is missing. Differences of religious beliefs, professions and class clash. And the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) approaches. Experience these four powerful women at their most vulnerable, struggling to reconnect, forgive and forget. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

FUERZAfest - Latino LGBTQ Festival presented by the Hispanic Federation returns in May of 2017 on its second edition in New York. MÁSCARAS AFUERA (Masks Off) is one of the eight plays chosen to be part of this festival, a comedy by Joselo Arroyo directed by Gerardo Gudiño with Edna Lee Figueroa and Edmi De Jesus. (more...)

Tony Bennett Headlines his 30th Ravinia SeasonTony Bennett Headlines his 30th Ravinia Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2017

On August 3rd TONY BENNETT, the master interpreter of The Great American Songbook, will celebrate his 91st Birthday! On SATURDAY evening, AUGUST 4th, at 8:30 PM, the beloved music icon will once again headline under the RAVINIA stars for his 30th spectacular season. He first performed at the renowned suburban Chicago venue (America's oldest outdoor music festival) in the summer of 1984! (more...)

Casting and Koffler Public Programs Announced for Joshua Harmon's BAD JEWSCasting and Koffler Public Programs Announced for Joshua Harmon's BAD JEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The Koffler Centre of the Arts today announced public programs and final casting for the Toronto premiere of Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews. Julia Vally joins the cast in the role of Melody for this “exhilaratingly abrasive” play exploring family, faith, and legacy as seen through the eyes of its Millennial protagonists (Daily Telegraph). Tickets for Bad Jews are available online at kofflerarts.org or by phone at 647-925-0643. (more...)

Drama Desk Award-Winning TADA! Youth Theater will Present NEW YORK, NEW YEARDrama Desk Award-Winning TADA! Youth Theater will Present NEW YORK, NEW YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Drama Desk Award-winning TADA! Youth Theater will present NEW YORK, NEW YEAR A New Musical, from April 29 - May 21, 2017.  Based on the original concept by GARY BAGLEY, NEW YORK, NEW YEAR has book by CHRISTINA FRANKLIN, music by MICHAEL MULDER & lyrics by GARY BAGLEY, with additional lyrics by MATTHEW GREGORY. (more...)

MI ULTIMA NOCHE CON RUBEN BLADES Comes to The One FestivalMI ULTIMA NOCHE CON RUBEN BLADES Comes to The One Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On the 24th, 28th and 30th of April, 2017 at TEATRO CÍRCULO we will meet with Yanira Montalvo, a woman who cleans floors in the World Trade Center. In order to survive her daily problems, Yanira creates a fantasy: her own love affair with her idol, singer Ruben Blades. (more...)

Tony Bennett's Daughter Antonia Bennett to Make Smith Center Debut in 'George Bugatti's Piano Bar'Tony Bennett's Daughter Antonia Bennett to Make Smith Center Debut in 'George Bugatti's Piano Bar'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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Chicago Folks Operetta Announces 'War and remembrance' SeasonChicago Folks Operetta Announces 'War and remembrance' Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Chicago Folks Operetta (CFO) is proud to announce its 2017 season titled “War and Remembrance.” Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I, the season includes the fully staged Chicago premiere of Kurt Weill's anti-war operetta Johnny Johnson, June 24 – July 9, “Kurt Weill and Paul Green: The Story Behind Johnny Johnson,” a lecture with performances featuring Weill Scholar Tim Carter, May 24 and the CFO premiere of a concert  called Operetta and The Great War, June 28 and 29. All performances take place at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Specific details for each event are listed below. Tickets are on sale and available at www.chicagofolksoperetta.org.  (773) 327-5252 (more...)

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