Leonard Nimoy News

Date Of Birth:
March 26, 1931 (83)
Birth Place:
USA
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Male
THEATER TALK to Celebrate 50 Years of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

September 22, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the beloved Broadway musical Fiddler On The Roof - music and lyrics by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, book by Joseph Stein, produced by Harold Prince and directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins. To celebrate the classic show, THEATER TALK welcomes critic and dramaturg Alisa Solomon of the Columbia University Journalism School to discuss her new book, Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof. (more...)

Salt Lake Comic Con SELLS OUT With More Than 120,000 Attendees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com) SOLD OUT by noon on Saturday, September 6, 2014 and shattered its previous attendance record with more than 120,000 attendees, which included over 15,000 tickets given away to charities, military personnel, first responders and sponsored schools. (more...)

2014 SOLO COLLECTIVE to Feature THE STORYTELLER and More; Runs 9/7-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

After a wildly successful first year, Paul Stein and THE SOLO COLLECTIVE (L.A.'s only Solo Collective company) in residence at VS. THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce its second annual SOLO COLLECTIVE, with three solo shows performing this Fall: Opening with the World Premiere of Antonio Sacre's THE STORYTELLER; a special return engagement of Drew Droege's BRIGHT PATTERNS AND BOLD COLORS and closing with the world premiere of Carla Cackowski's GAL INVINCIBLE. Antonio Sacre in THE STORYTELLER, directed by Paul Stein, will preview on Sunday, September 7 and will open on Friday, September 12 at 8pm and run through Sunday, September 28 at the new home of VS. Theatre Company, 5453 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles. (more...)

J. Smith Cameron and Jefferson Mays to Star in Project Shaw's VILLAGE WOOING This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 96th production, George Bernard Shaw's Village Wooing, on Monday, September 29 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Watch a Clip From George Takei's TO BE TAKEI Documentary, Out Now!
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

George and Brad Takei just released an exclusive clip from the documentary TO BE TAKEI, out now in theaters, on demand and iTunes, and you can check it out HERE! (more...)

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents 6th Season, Featuring MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH, ROSSINI IN PARIS and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Selected for inclusion in WQXR's Salute The ARts Initiative, a program that profiles 36 small cultural non-profit organizations in the New York Metropolitan area, we are honored to have earned a place on WQXR's roster. It is with joy and exhilaration that we share our upcoming roster and events with you. (more...)

Leonard Nimoy's VINCENT Coming to Vermont Festival of the Arts, 8/21-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Leonard Nimoy's Vincent will be presented by Starry Night Theater Company, a professional touring company, for ten performances at the 2014 Vermont Festival of the Arts in Waitsfield. The passionate and turbulent life of Vincent van Gogh is dramatized in this intimate one-man play, which author Leonard Nimoy (Star Trek's Mr. Spock) adapted from hundreds of letters between Vincent and his closest ally, his brother, Theo. In van Gogh's lifetime, he sold only one painting and critics labeled his work "madness" in which "blood and fire appear to have usurped the place of color." But his story is so much more than that of the misunderstood genius who cut off his own ear. (more...)

FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION, Frances England and More Set for Symphony Space's 2014-15 'Just Kidding' Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

This fall, Symphony Space presents the superheroes of children's entertainment in a season with plenty of entertainment to guard NYC families against the diabolical quandary of “What To Do?” each weekend. Beginning on Saturday, September 27th with Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation, through Frances England's concert on March 28, 2015, a high-powered lineup bursts upon the Just Kidding stages, offering something for everyone: classic animation, interactive puppet theatre, hip hop, percussive dance, and sing-alongs with the most boredom-busting family musicians on the planet. The magnetically charged season also includes more Sunday performances than ever before. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Patrick Page, Richard Easton, and More Featured in Gingold's SUPER SHAW
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 29, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presented its 95th production, an evening of Super Shaw, July 28 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

World Premiere of Contemporary Opera White Witch Set for This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

White Witch, a new contemporary American opera, will have its world premiere in October 2014 in New York City. The work, with music by Brian Schober and libretto by Joan Ross Sorkin, is a one-act monodrama for voice and percussion (more...)

Patrick Page, Richard Easton & Roberta Maxwell Set for GTG's SUPER SHAW Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 95th production, an evening of Super Shaw, tonight, July 28 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! UNCENSORED a Dandy Adult Treat
by Don Grigware - Jul 28, 2014

As part of their annual Summer at the Playhouse series in July, which this year also included Joey Luft and Mary Bridget Davies, Pasadena Playhouse hosted Henson Alternative's Puppet Up! Uncensored for 3 nights only. Music, Mayhem, Madness was promised and certainly delivered with six puppeteers, comic host Patrick Bristow - and at least 50 puppets centerstage. The show is audience friendly; in fact, in a couple of scenarios, audience members are invited on stage to participate in what appears to be a spontaneously imagined set. (more...)

Symphony Space to Present VIRGIL THOMSON & FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel on Thursday, May 8, at 7:30 pm, in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

MJTC's 2014-15 Season to Feature ROSE, JERICO, STARS OF DAVID & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company has announced an exciting line up of five shows for its 2014-15 season. Artists familiar to MJTC theatergoers will be on stage and on the creative teams through the 20th anniversary season. (more...)

Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra to Debut BRIDGES FROM THE EAST, 7/16 at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

With the goal of bringing a fresh perspective to music, mixing the modern beat of NYC life with the ensemble's multi-ethnic roots, Elektra is proud to announce that she will be making her debut performance with her ensemble at the prestigious Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street) next Wednesday, July 16th, presenting her new work, 'Bridges From The East'. (more...)

Patrick Page, Richard Easton & Roberta Maxwell Set for GTG's SUPER SHAW, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 95thproduction, an evening of Super Shaw, on Monday, July 28 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Max von Essen, Karen Ziemba, Julia Murney & More Set for Project Shaw's GETTING MARRIED Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents George Bernard Shaw's curious comedy, Getting Married, tonight, June 23 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

The New York Choral Society Presents 54th Annual SUMMER SINGS on Wednesdays, 7/23-8/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The New York Choral Society produces six Summer Sings that feature the most popular masterworks of the choral literature. The 54th annual Summer Sings takes place on consecutive Wednesdays at 7:30pm from July 23rd through August 27th at Symphony Space in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, For these Summer Sings, six prominent choral conductors from the New York area will lead audience members to sing through these popular works. (more...)

Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra Debut BRIDGES FROM THE EAST at Symphony Space, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Violinist, composer and educator Elektra Kurtis has an expansive multi-cultural background. Of Greek origin, she was raised in Poland and graduated from the Warsaw Conservatory at Miodowa, prior to completing her studies in Finland at the Sibelius Academy of Music in Helsinki. As a NYC resident for over twenty years, Elektra and her own group, Ensemble Elektra (featuring violinist Curtis Stewart; clarinetist Lefteris Bournias; drummer Reggie Nicholson; and bassist Kenny Davis), is dedicated to bridging cultural borders and genres of music, using the essence of Mediterranean music, spiced with Polish, Greek and Arabic flavor, based in contemporary jazz and classical music forms. (more...)

SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE, VINCENT and More Among Theatre Lineup at 2014 Astra Arts Festival, 7/3-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

The multi-disciplinary Astra Arts Festival will present guests with three outstanding theatre performances at its inaugural event this July; 'Say Goodnight Gracie,' 'Hard Travelin' with Woody,' and 'Vincent.' (more...)

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