Linda Lavin News

Date of Birth: October 15, 1937 (79)
Birth Place: Portland, ME, USA
Gender: Female
Starry, Harold Prince-Helmed CANDIDE Adds Performances at New York City OperaStarry, Harold Prince-Helmed CANDIDE Adds Performances at New York City Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This January, the legendary Broadway visionary Harold Prince returns to New York City Opera to direct a new production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. The production, choreographed by Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated choreographer Patricia Birch, brings together a versatile cast of Broadway veterans and rising opera stars to tell the story of Candide's adventures and tribulations in the "best of all possible worlds."  (more...)

HB Studio to Host Community Conversations on Race, Racism & Social EquityHB Studio to Host Community Conversations on Race, Racism & Social Equity
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is hosting a series of community conversations on race, racism, and social equity: 'BLIND SPOT: Speaking of Race,' organized and facilitated by actor/educator Russell G. Jones. (more...)

ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Coming to the Kravis Center for Limited Performance EngagementABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Coming to the Kravis Center for Limited Performance Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, written by and starring James Lecesne, the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor comes to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for a limited performance engagement Friday, December 2 through Sunday, December 4.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre's THIS DAY FORWARD Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: Vineyard Theatre's THIS DAY FORWARD Celebrates Opening Night
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 21, 2016

Vineyard Theatre's production of Nicky Silver's play THIS DAY FORWARD, opened last night at the Vineyard Theatre starting it's 2016-2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Explores What it Takes to Unravel a Mid-Life CrisisBWW Review: THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Explores What it Takes to Unravel a Mid-Life Crisis
by Shari Barrett - Nov 20, 2016

With more than twenty-five plays, three screenplays and numerous books to his credit, American actor, screenwriter, playwright and female impersonator Charles Busch is known for his appearances on stage in his own camp style plays and in film and television. His offbeat comedy "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife" is probably his best-known and most "normal" play, which was a hit on Broadway running for more than 700 performances. It was nominated for several Tony awards including Best Play (Mr. Busch), Best Actress (Linda Lavin) and Best Featured Actress (Michele Lee), and can now be seen onstage at Theatre Palisades' Pierson Playhouse through December 11. (more...)

HB Studio to Produce 2016-17 Benefit SeriesHB Studio to Produce 2016-17 Benefit Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is shaking things up this year for their annual benefit. This year HB Studio is bringing attention back to its roots, and back to the process of making great theater. Instead of one big benefit bash honoring esteemed alumni and colleagues (such as Fritz Weaver, Austin Pendleton, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Eric Bentley and David Hyde Pierce, Amanda Peet and Lee Grant, Tony Walton and Katie Finneran, Alfred Molina), HB will be hosting a series of intimate benefit performances featuring notable HB alumni and friends, exclusively produced in the HB Playwrights Theater. First up for the exciting 2016-17 season is: (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nicky Silver's THIS DAY FORWARD Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Nicky Silver's THIS DAY FORWARD Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Vineyard Theatre's production of Nicky Silver's play THIS DAY FORWARD, opening the Vineyard Theatre's 2016-2017 season began performances Thursday, November 3 and will open on Monday, November 21. THIS DAY FORWARD features Andrew Burnap (TROILUS AND CRESSIDA), Michael Crane (Vineyard's GLORIA and 'People of Earth'), Holley Fain ('Grey's Anatomy'), Francesca Faridany (THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME), Tony Award nominee June Gable (CANDIDE, 'Friends') and Joe Tippett (AIRLINE HIGHWAY). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

New Repertory Theatre has extended Fiddler on the Roof, running December 2, 2016- January 1, 2017 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub to Host Broadway Salutes The Blue Card with Raul EsparzaTony Shalhoub to Host Broadway Salutes The Blue Card with Raul Esparza
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Blue Card, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding Holocaust survivors, will host its annual benefit gala on Monday, November 21, 2016, at Jazz At Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 11/3/2016 - SWEAT at The Public, A BRONX TALE and More!Broadway AM Report, 11/3/2016 - SWEAT at The Public, A BRONX TALE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 3, 2016

Today's big news: Lynn Nottage's SWEAT opens this evening at The Public Theater, and A BRONX TALE begins previews tonight on the Great White Way! (more...)

Nicky Silver's THIS DAY FORWARD Begins Tonight at Vineyard TheatreNicky Silver's THIS DAY FORWARD Begins Tonight at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Vineyard Theatre presents Nicky Silver's play THIS DAY FORWARD, opening the Vineyard Theatre's 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Linda Lavin to Lead New York City Opera's CANDIDE, Directed by Harold Prince; Cast Announced!Linda Lavin to Lead New York City Opera's CANDIDE, Directed by Harold Prince; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

New York City Opera has announced the cast for its January 2017 production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide directed by legendary Broadway visionary Harold Prince and choreographed by Patricia Birch. (more...)


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New Repertory Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOFNew Repertory Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

New Repertory Theatre presents Fiddler on the Roof, December 2-24, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $35-$65 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. Subscription packages that include Fiddler on the Roof are also available. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/09/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Vineyard Theatre's THIS DAY FORWARDPhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of Vineyard Theatre's THIS DAY FORWARD
by Walter McBride - Oct 5, 2016

Vineyard Theatre will soon present Nicky Silver's play THIS DAY FORWARD, opening the Vineyard Theatre's 2016-2017 season.  THIS DAY FORWARD will feature Andrew Burnap (TROILUS AND CRESSIDA), Michael Crane (Vineyard's GLORIA), Holley Fain ('Grey's Anatomy'), Francesca Faridany (THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME), Tony Award nominee June Gable (CANDIDE, 'Friends') and Joe Tippett (AIRLINE HIGHWAY). (more...)

Works by James Lecesne, Anne Bogart and More Set for Abingdon's 24th SeasonWorks by James Lecesne, Anne Bogart and More Set for Abingdon's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company will present two world-premiere plays and a new musical in the June Havoc Theatre as part of its 2016-2017 Season of new works by established and emerging writers, marking the first full season programmed by Artistic Director Tony Speciale. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/02/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/02/2016
by BWW - Oct 2, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/02/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Cast Complete for Nicky Silver's THIS DAY FORWARD at Vineyard TheatreCast Complete for Nicky Silver's THIS DAY FORWARD at Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Directors, Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, announce casting for Nicky Silver's play THIS DAY FORWARD, opening the Vineyard Theatre's 2016-2017 season. (more...)

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