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Lois Smith News

Date Of Birth:
November 03, 1930 (84)
Birth Place:
Topeka, KS, USA
Gender:
Female
Christopher Abbott, Georgia Engel & More to Lead Annie Baker's JOHN at Signature TheatreChristopher Abbott, Georgia Engel & More to Lead Annie Baker's JOHN at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of John, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker (The Flick) and directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home). (more...)

Heidi Schreck, Diedre Murray, Jim Nicola & Linda Chapman Surprised with 2015 Lilly AwardsHeidi Schreck, Diedre Murray, Jim Nicola & Linda Chapman Surprised with 2015 Lilly Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

The Lilly Awards Foundation, celebrating and honoring women of distinction in American theater, held their 6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony last night, June 1, 2015 at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street) that was hosted by twice nominated 2015 Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron (Fun Home). (more...)

Cherry Jones, Santino Fontana & Sarah Steele Set for Freeman Studio's ACTORS ALOUD PanelCherry Jones, Santino Fontana & Sarah Steele Set for Freeman Studio's ACTORS ALOUD Panel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Talk is both cheap and substantive at The Freeman Studio. The Tribeca-based acting studio led by Scott Freeman welcomes the super-busy Santino Fontana and Sarah Steele in its next "Actors Aloud" free panel discussion at on Wednesday June 3 at 6pm. The legendary Cherry Jones is The Freeman Studio's guest on Sunday June 21 at 5pm. (more...)

Chita Rivera & Daryl Roth Honored at Lilly Awards Tonight; Lisa D'Amour, Shakina Nayfack Among WinnersChita Rivera & Daryl Roth Honored at Lilly Awards Tonight; Lisa D'Amour, Shakina Nayfack Among Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The 2015 winners of the Lilly Awards, celebrating and honoring women of distinction in American theater, were recently announced by The Lilly Awards Foundation. The winners will be celebrated at the 6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony tonight, June 1, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street) and hosted by double 2015 Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron (Fun Home). (more...)

Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season to Feature New Works by Hnath, Jacqmin, Armento & KingCape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season to Feature New Works by Hnath, Jacqmin, Armento & King
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 21st Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project will feature staged readings of new work by Lucas Hnath, Laura Jacqmin, Kevin Armento, and actor-turned-playwright Ryan King. The 2015 Season, the fourth under Mr. Brooks' leadership, runs weekends from July 2 through July 25, 2015 in Falmouth, MA. (more...)

Chita Rivera & Daryl Roth to be Honored at Lilly Awards Ceremony; Lisa D'Amour, Shakina Nayfack Among WinnersChita Rivera & Daryl Roth to be Honored at Lilly Awards Ceremony; Lisa D'Amour, Shakina Nayfack Among Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The 2015 winners of the Lilly Awards, celebrating and honoring women of distinction in American theater, were announced today by The Lilly Awards Foundation.  The winners will be celebrated at the 6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 1, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street) and hosted by double 2015 Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron (Fun Home).  The ceremony will be live-streamed on the Lilly Awards website (www.thelillyawards.org) and HowlRound TV (www.Howlround.com/tv). #lillyawards #howlround (more...)

Photo Flash: THE HERD, Gary Sinise and More Help Steppenwolf's Gala 2015 Raise $1.2 MillionPhoto Flash: THE HERD, Gary Sinise and More Help Steppenwolf's Gala 2015 Raise $1.2 Million
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world-renowned ensemble was joined by more than 550 members of Chicago's corporate, civic and cultural communities for Gala 2015 on Saturday, May 9, 2015, raising more than $1.2 million for Steppenwolf's artistic, educational and community programming. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Steppenwolf Extends THE HERDSteppenwolf Extends THE HERD
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the extension of The Herd, the debut play of Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear currently playing to critical acclaim in its U.S. premiere production in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre. In a four-star review, the Chicago Tribune raves, 'A family drama that sticks with you...this is Steppenwolf acting at its best' and The New York Times says, 'a buoyantly entertaining play [that] breathes with real, complicated life.' Directed by ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati, The Herd adds six additional performances, extending the run through June 14, 2015 with the original cast. Tickets ($20-$89) to the added performances are now on sale through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted), at 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Tituss Burgess, Peter Gallagher Among Broadway Stars Nominated for CRITICS CHOICE TV AWARDSTituss Burgess, Peter Gallagher Among Broadway Stars Nominated for CRITICS CHOICE TV AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - May 6, 2015

Broadway stars were well represented among the list of this year's nominees. Tituss Burgess received a nod as Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his side-splitting performance of Titus Andromedon in the new Netflix series UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT. (more...)

Justified, Olive Kitteridge Lead 5TH ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS Nominations; Full List!Justified, Olive Kitteridge Lead 5TH ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS Nominations; Full List!
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2015

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced nominations for the 5th annual Critics' Choice Television Awards, which will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31, 2015 (8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT), with a one-hour Red Carpet Special preceding the awards show. (more...)

Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry to Present THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Next WeekSierra Stages and Miners Foundry to Present THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

On Wednesday, April 29, Miners Foundry Cultural Center and Sierra Stages present, 'The Trip to Bountiful', the next installment of Theater By The Book, a series of informal play readings for the community. (more...)

6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony to be Held at Playwrights Horizons in June6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony to be Held at Playwrights Horizons in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The 6th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony will be presented Monday, June 1, 2015 beginning at 5 p.m. at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street) and hosted by writer and performer, Lisa Kron. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Southern California Premiere of AFTER THE REVOLUTIONPhoto Flash: First Look at the Southern California Premiere of AFTER THE REVOLUTION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Chance Theater is delighted to present the Southern California premiere of powerful drama about a fragmented family After The Revolution. (more...)

AFTER THE REVOLUTION Begins This Weekend at Chance TheaterAFTER THE REVOLUTION Begins This Weekend at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Chance Theater is delighted to present the Southern California premiere of powerful drama about a fragmented family After The Revolution. Written by Pulitzer finalist Amy Herzog (4,000 Miles), and directed by Chance Theater Founding Artistic Director Oanh Nguyen. After The Revolution will preview from April 10 through April 17, regular performances will begin April 18 and continue through May 10 on the Main Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Molly Regan, Lois Smith and More in THE HERD at SteppenwolfPhoto Flash: First Look at Molly Regan, Lois Smith and More in THE HERD at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Previews are underway for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's U.S. premiere production of The Herd, a deftly comic play by Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear and directed by ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati. The Herd opens on April 12, 2015, and runs through June 7, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season to Feature Premieres by A.R. Gurney and Naomi Wallace, Return of OLD HATS & MoreSignature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season to Feature Premieres by A.R. Gurney and Naomi Wallace, Return of OLD HATS & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced eight productions for the 2015-16 25th Anniversary Season at the company's Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). All subscriber tickets for the 2015-16 Season are $25 each as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. (more...)

Steppenwolf to Tribute Artistic Director Martha Lavey at Gala 2015 This MaySteppenwolf to Tribute Artistic Director Martha Lavey at Gala 2015 This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world-renowned ensemble will join more than 600 members of Chicago's corporate, civic and cultural communities for Gala 2015 on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Steppenwolf, 1650 N Halsted St. The Gala will offer guests a unique opportunity to connect with Steppenwolf ensemble members in their artistic home while enjoying a preview of upcoming productions, cocktails, a gourmet dinner, auction, music and dancing with Steppenwolf co-founder Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's THE HERD with Audrey Francis, Lois Smith, Frank Galati and MorePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's THE HERD with Audrey Francis, Lois Smith, Frank Galati and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's U.S. premiere production of The Herd, a deftly comic play by Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear and directed by ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati. The cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan as Ian, John Mahoney as Brian, Molly Regan as Carol and Lois Smith as Patricia with Cliff Chamberlain as Mark and Audrey Francis as Claire. The Herd begins previews April 2, 2015 (Opening night is April 12, 2015; Press performances are April 11 at 3pm and April 14 at 7:30pm) and runs through June 7, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Rory Kinnear's THE HERD to Make U.S. Premiere at Steppenwolf Next MonthRory Kinnear's THE HERD to Make U.S. Premiere at Steppenwolf Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's U.S. premiere production of The Herd, a deftly comic play by Olivier Award-winning actor Rory Kinnear and directed by ensemble member and Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati. The cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan as Ian, John Mahoney as Brian, Molly Regan as Carol and Lois Smith as Patricia with Cliff Chamberlain as Mark and Audrey Francis as Claire. The Herd begins previews April 2, 2015 (Opening night is April 12, 2015; Press performances are April 11 at 3pm and April 14 at 7:30pm) and runs through June 7, 2015 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). (more...)

Photo Flash: Lois Smith, Kathleen Chalfant and More at ReGroup's FOLLIES OF GOD BenefitPhoto Flash: Lois Smith, Kathleen Chalfant and More at ReGroup's FOLLIES OF GOD Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

ReGroup's FOLLIES OF GOD Benefit and Book Launch for James Grissom's forthcoming book, 'Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog' was held February 23, 2015 at TBG Mainstage Theatre. Lois Smith and Kathleen Chalfant joined the ReGroup members in performing Williams' 'Moony's Kid Don't Cry' and Lord Byron's 'Love Letter'. Scroll down for photos from the benefit! (more...)

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