Linda Purl News

Date Of Birth:
September 02, 1955 (58)
Birth Place:
Greenwich, CT, USA
Gender:
Female
Rubicon Theatre Presents A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN (MOON), by Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Laureate Eugene O'Neill, continues Rubicon Theatre Company's 16th Season helmed by Artistic Associate Jenny Sullivan with company member Joseph Fuqua in the role of James Tyrone. (The production marks the 23rd collaboration for Sullivan and Fuqua, who have worked together at Rubicon on productions including Hamlet, You Can't Take It With You and Old Wicked Songs.) Other cast members are Rebekah Tripp, Granville Van Dusen, Scott Roberts and Matthew Grondin. (more...)

Linda Purl & Lee Lessack Bring FROM MANHATTAN TO PARIS to Harris Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Broadway/TV star Linda Purl and the award winning Lee Lessack return to Harris Center in a cabaret show that spans the Atlantic, bridging romance from two of the world's most cosmopolitan cities- New York and Paris. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN, 3/12-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN (MOON), by Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Laureate Eugene O'Neill, continues Rubicon Theatre Company's 16th Season helmed by Artistic Associate Jenny Sullivan with company member Joseph Fuqua in the role of James Tyrone. (The production marks the 23rd collaboration for Sullivan and Fuqua, who have worked together at Rubicon on productions including Hamlet, You Can't Take It With You and Old Wicked Songs.) Other cast members are Rebekah Tripp, Granville Van Dusen, Scott Roberts and Matthew Grondin. (more...)

Linda Purl & Lee Lessack to Bring FROM MANHATTAN TO PARIS to Harris Center, 2/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Broadway/TV star Linda Purl and the award winning Lee Lessack return to Harris Center in a cabaret show that spans the Atlantic, bridging romance from two of the world's most cosmopolitan cities- New York and Paris. (more...)

Carole J. Bufford, Liz Callaway, Jeff Harnar and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Now thru Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

2014 sees some new names and some returns to The Crazy Coqs. January starts with the London debut of the sizzling cabaret performer Carole J .Bufford and her show Body and Soul (tonight, January 7 - 11) followed by the popular Broadway star Brent Barrett and his show Night Songs (January 14 -18) and then actress and singer Linda Purl with her show Midnight Caravan: Celebrating the Great Ladies of the Glamorous Nightclub Era of the 40s & 50s (January 21 - 25). (more...)

Carole J. Bufford, Liz Callaway, Jeff Harnar and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Jan-Feb 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

2014 sees some new names and some returns to The Crazy Coqs. January starts with the London debut of the sizzling cabaret performer Carole J .Bufford and her show Body and Soul (January 7 - 11) followed by the popular Broadway star Brent Barrett and his show Night Songs (January 14 -18) and then actress and singer Linda Purl with her show Midnight Caravan: Celebrating the Great Ladies of the Glamorous Nightclub Era of the 40s & 50s (January 21 - 25). (more...)

Clint Black, Chita Rivera, The Capitol Steps and More Added to Harris Center's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

The Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College is always adding new shows-always. Since the 2013-14 Season of Performing Arts was announced over the summer, a stunning array of new performances have been added to the mix. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/10/2013
by BWW - Mar 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/10/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/03/2013
by BWW - Mar 03, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/03/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Three Stages Announces Too Marvelous for Words: The Songs of Johnny Mercer, 2/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Too Marvelous for Words presents some of the much-loved songs of Johnny Mercer - one of America's great lyricists- and captures them at their most intimate. Linda Purl and Lee Lessack return to Three Stages in a powerhouse evening, dedicated to the heartwarming music of Georgia's favorite son. Four-time Academy Award-winning songwriter Johnny Mercer comes to life as the two artists weave heretofore little-known stories with his timeless tunes, including Moon River, Autumn Leaves, Black Magic, My Shining Hour, Come Rain or Come Shine, and more. (more...)

BWW's Best of 2012: InDepth InterViews!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 31, 2012

Over the course of 2012, BroadwayWorld's Pat Cerasaro interviewed many among the best and brightest of stage and screen. Whether you missed an interview the first time around or just want to look back at some of the stars' insights, take a look back at 2012's InDepth InterViews below! (more...)

Linda Purl Brings MIDNIGHT CARAVAN and Guest Desi Arnaz, Jr., to Feinstein's, Now thru 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2012

Feinstein's at Loews Regency will continue its Fall 2012 season with the return of singer and television star Linda Purl, in her new show "Midnight Caravan: Travels through the Great New York Clubs." Recapturing the glamour of New York's swank hotspots like The Copacabana and The Blue Angel, Purl invokes the smoky, after-hours world of the 1940s and 50s. With musical direction by Tedd Firth, "Midnight Caravan" includes songs such as "Easy Living," "I Thought About You," and "My Romance," to name just a few. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Linda Purl On HOMELAND, TRUE BLOOD, THE OFFICE, Live Shows & More!
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 29, 2012

Today we are talking to a busy and very recognizable actress who has appeared in over 100 TV and film properties since her debut in the 1970s and just this year played arcs on both the freshly-minted 2012 Emmy-winning Best Drama HOMELAND, as well as HBO's hit nighttime vampire series TRUE BLOOD - the accomplished and arresting Linda Purl. Discussing her roles on the hit HBO and Showtime series she has appeared on this year as well as her recent multi-episode stint on NBC's THE OFFICE, Purl sheds some light on her long and rich career and also shares stories from the sets of some of her most famous forays - HAPPY DAYS, VISITING HOURS and more included. Additionally, we shed some light on her upcoming two-night-stand at Feinstein's At Loews Regency, MIDNIGHT CARAVANů TRAVELS THROUGH THE GREAT NEW YORK NIGHTCLUBS, with special guest Desi Arnaz, Jr., and she sets the stage for what we can expect from the noir-inspired cabaret piece featuring songs of the 1940s and 50s. Furthermore, Purl opens up about her theatrical roots - starring in plays and musicals like OLIVER, THE KING & I and THE MIRACLE WORKER growing up overseas, as well as observing no less than Tennessee Williams, a friend of her parents, as he oversaw a Tokyo production of IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL and resided with the clan; and, later starring on Broadway in THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER,GETTING AND SPENDING and in regional revivals, such as six seasons at Williamstown and A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at LA's Rubicon. Additionally, she gives insight into many notable friends and collaborators - Edith Head, Angela Lansbury, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Laurence Olivier, Kim Hunter, Robby Benson and others. Plus, first news on the forthcoming studio album of MIDNIGHT CARAVAN - and much, much more! (more...)

InDepth InterView: Linda Purl On HOMELAND, TRUE BLOOD, THE OFFICE, Feinstein's Show, Upcoming Album & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 29, 2012

Today we are talking to a busy and very recognizable actress who has appeared in over 100 TV and film properties since her debut in the 1970s and just this year played arcs on both the freshly-minted 2012 Emmy-winning Best Drama HOMELAND, as well as HBO's hit nighttime vampire series TRUE BLOOD - the accomplished and arresting Linda Purl. Discussing her roles on the hit HBO and Showtime series she has appeared on this year as well as her recent multi-episode stint on NBC's THE OFFICE, Purl sheds some light on her long and rich career and also shares stories from the sets of some of her most famous forays - HAPPY DAYS, VISITING HOURS and more included. Additionally, we shed some light on her upcoming two-night-stand at Feinstein's At Loews Regency, MIDNIGHT CARAVANů TRAVELS THROUGH THE GREAT NEW YORK NIGHTCLUBS, with special guest Desi Arnaz, Jr., and she sets the stage for what we can expect from the noir-inspired cabaret piece featuring songs of the 1940s and 50s. Furthermore, Purl opens up about her theatrical roots - starring in plays and musicals like OLIVER, THE KING & I and THE MIRACLE WORKER growing up overseas, as well as observing no less than Tennessee Williams, a friend of her parents, as he oversaw a Tokyo production of IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL and resided with the clan; and, later starring on Broadway in THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER,GETTING AND SPENDING and in regional revivals, such as six seasons at Williamstown and A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at LA's Rubicon. Additionally, she gives insight into many notable friends and collaborators - Edith Head, Angela Lansbury, Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Laurence Olivier, Kim Hunter, Robby Benson and others. Plus, first news on the forthcoming studio album of MIDNIGHT CARAVAN - and much, much more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Anneliese van Der Pol, Arielle Jacobs, Danny Gurwin & More at BROADWAY COMES TO ANAHEIM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation hosted a company of Broadway stars, Hollywood favorites, and a number of local talents for the third annual "Broadway Comes to Anaheim" musical celebration. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Honored with Eight 2012 Ovation Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

Rubicon Theatre Company, Ventura County's premier professional theatre company, received eight Ovation nominations at L.A. Stage Alliance's announcement ceremony at the Renberg Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday evening. Check out photos of the nominees below! (more...)

Linda Purl Brings MIDNIGHT CARAVAN and Guest Desi Arnaz, Jr., to Feinstein's, 9/30-10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

Feinstein's at Loews Regency will continue its Fall 2012 season with the return of singer and television star Linda Purl, in her new show "Midnight Caravan: Travels through the Great New York Clubs." Recapturing the glamour of New York's swank hotspots like The Copacabana and The Blue Angel, Purl invokes the smoky, after-hours world of the 1940s and 50s. With musical direction by Tedd Firth, "Midnight Caravan" includes songs such as "Easy Living," "I Thought About You," and "My Romance," to name just a few. (more...)

Michael Feinstein and Marilyn Maye Open the Season at Feinstein's, Now thru 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2012

Feinstein's at Loews Regency presents the New York debut duet engagement of two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein, and acclaimed Grammy-nominated vocalist Marilyn Maye, today, September 4 - 22. (more...)

Michael Feinstein and Marilyn Maye Open the Season at Feinstein's, 9/4-9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2012

Feinstein's at Loews Regency presents the New York debut duet engagement of two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein, and acclaimed Grammy-nominated vocalist Marilyn Maye, September 4 - 22. (more...)

Peter Gallagher, Tommy Tune, Christine Ebersole & More to Play Feinstein's This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2012

This fall, performers at Feinstein's On Loews Regency, the 'Nightclub of New York', include Peter Gallagher, Tommy Tune, Kenny Loggins, Christine Ebersole, and many more! (more...)

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