Lee Strasberg News

Date Of Birth:
November 17, 1901
Date Of Death:
February 17, 1982 (80)
Gender:
Male
BWW Reviews: FRAGMENTS Tantalizes
by John Walker Ross - Sep 12, 2014

The basic premise of Fragments–a collection of Marilyn Monroe's writings that ranges from bits of poetry and thoughts on psychoanalysis to rehearsed answers for upcoming interviews and favorite recipes (all complete with cross outs and noodlings)–is that the “mind of Marilyn” was, by definition, an interesting place to be. (more...)

BRONIES: THE MUSICAL to Open at Third Street Theatre, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Third Street Theatre in association with Oddbird Theatricals is thrilled to present the World Premiere, fully-realized production of the Hollywood Fringe Festival Best Musical Award-winning, BRONIES: THE MUSICAL, with music by Joe Greene, book and lyrics by Heidi Powers and Tom Moore, choreography by John Todd, musical direction by Jennifer Lin and direction by Richard Israel. BRONIES: THE MUSICAL will begin previews on Thursday, September 25; will open on Friday, September 27 and run through Sunday, November 1 at the THIRD STREET THEATRE, 8115 W. Third Street in West Hollywood. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present A BRONX TALE with Chazz Palminteri, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, who brings his acclaimed one-man play, A Bronx Tale, to Brooklyn on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 3pm. Tickets for this one-night-only event are $30-$40 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the Brooklyn Center box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

MultiStages to Present TEMPLE OF SOULS at Theater for the New City, 9/16-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

MULTISTAGES has announced the new musical by award-winning Anita Velez-Mitchell, platinum-winning composers Dean Landon and Anika Paris, TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, with musical direction by Bruce Baumer and directed by Artistic Director Lorca Peress. TEMPLE OF THE SOULS will play a limited engagement at Theater for the New City - Johnson Theater (155 First Avenue, btw 9th/10th, NYC). Performances begin Tuesday, September 16 and continue through Sunday, September 28. Opening Night is Thursday, September 18 (8 p.m.). (more...)

MULTISTAGES to Present TEMPLE OF THE SOULS 9/16-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

MULTISTAGES is pleased to announce the new musical by award-winning Anita Velez-Mitchell, platinum-winning composers Dean Landon and Anika Paris, TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, with musical direction by Bruce Baumer and directed by Artistic Director Lorca Peress. TEMPLE OF THE SOULS will play a limited engagement at Theater for the New City - Johnson Theater (155 First Avenue, btw 9th/10th, NYC). Performances begin Tuesday, September 16 and continue through Sunday, September 28. Opening Night is Thursday, September 18 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Phylicia Rashad to Interview Billie Allen at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The League of Professional Theatre Women is pleased to present Actor/Director/Philanthropist BILLIE ALLEN for the next Oral History interview. ALLEN will sit down with Tony Award-Winning Actress PHYLICIA RASHAD to discuss her fascinating work as a theatre artist. The event will be Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is free, but seats will be on a first-come-first-seated basis. (more...)

Jen Danby in SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Play Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, 10/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions proudly present Sharon Tate in Heaven on the West Coast. Making its Los Angeles debut, Sharon Tate in Heaven runs for four performances only at the famed Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, October 9-12. (more...)

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...)

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