Louisa May Alcott News

Date Of Birth:
November 29, 1832
Date Of Death:
March 06, 1888 (55)
Birth Place:
Germantown, PA, USA
Gender:
Female
Northwestern Theater to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECT in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

"The Laramie Project," a documentary-style drama set in Wyoming that recounts the brutal murder of an openly gay college student and named by Time magazine as 'one of the 10 best plays of the year" will launch Northwestern University's 2014-15 Mainstage season Oct. 24-Nov. 2. Directed by Rives Collins, single tickets are $5 to $25. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WOMEN Could Rule the World - Just Not in This Version
by Gil Kaan - Sep 07, 2014

Those with an affinity for fast-talking Valley Girl-speak should find a lot to enjoy in Chiara Atik's Women. (more...)

AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, Laurie King Book Signing, Auction and More Set for Lakewood Playhouse, Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to announce a series of September events with something special for every mystery fan, including the opening show of their 76th Season -- Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Gettysburg Community Theatre's LITTLE WOMEN is a Big Show
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 22, 2014

A talented cast brings the classic American novel to life on the Gettysburg stage (more...)

100 OBJECTS, 100 STORIES, 100 YEARS to Open 9/6 at Fruitlands Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

A unique exhibition celebrating the centennial of Fruitlands Museum, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum, will be on view in the Art Gallery and around the campus, September 6, 2014 through March 29, 2015. The exhibit will highlight not only the one hundred most popular objects in the museum's diverse collections, but also the important role that Fruitlands has played in the community during the last one hundred years. Each of the museum's five collections – the Land, the Shakers, the Transcendentalists, the Native Americans, and American Art – will be represented in this first-ever publically curated Fruitlands exhibit. (more...)

Northwestern University 2014/15 Theatre Season to Include THE LARAMIE PROJECT, THE WILD PARTY, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

The 34th Mainstage season of plays and musicals at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University features award-winning directors and playwrights, acclaimed alumnae and faculty, groundbreaking plays and musicals and The Waa-Mu Show. The season reflects on the evolving definitions of family and community and invites audiences to embrace the circumstances that unite and strengthen us. (more...)

WOMEN to Open 9/5 at Asylum Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Combined Artform and Matthew Quinn present the return of "WOMEN" - with an official opening of September 5th. After a sold-out run in New York City and the Hollywood Fringe Festival, WOMEN, written by Chiara Atik and directed by Stephanie Ward, is returning to Los Angeles for a full run at the Asylum Theater, August 28th through October 25th. (more...)

Theatre Aspen Opens Sandy Rustin's THE COTTAGE Tonight, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Award-winning Theatre Aspen opens the final show of the theatre's summer repertory season on July 24th, with the regional premiere of the brand new comedy The Cottage, by Sandy Rustin, running in rep with The Full Monty and Little Women. The playwright has been in residence to work on the show before the opening performance, with a cast of Broadway veterans including Nancy Anderson, Michele Ragusa, Mark Price, Michael Kostroff, Bailey Frankenberg and Spencer Plachy. (more...)

Theatre Aspen Kicks Off 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Award-winning Theatre Aspen opened last week, with a production of The Full Monty receiving rave reviews. Tonight the season continues to unfold with the opening of Little Women, the Broadway Musical. The Hurst Theatre offers a summer repertory season, which will also include a brand new comedy by Sandy Rustin called The Cottage (more...)

Clayton Community Theatre Presents LITTLE WOMEN, 7/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Clayton Community Theatre presents the classic Little Women, adapted by Marian DeForest from the book by Louisa May Alcott, directed by Sheri Hogan. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WOMEN Lovingly Blends and Mashes Alcott's LITTLE WOMEN and HBO's GIRLS
by Shari Barrett - Jun 11, 2014

Jo March really thinks she could be the voice of her generation….or at least, a voice of a generation in WOMEN, the record-breaking hit from #Serials @ The Flea Theater, fresh off its sold out run in NYC, which is now at The Hollywood Fringe Festival, directed by Stephanie Ward. This fast-paced comedy is a mash up of Louisa May Alcott's classic, 'Little Women' and HBO's critically acclaimed 'Girls' delivering a smartly crafted and hilarious 55 minute show. (more...)

New Rep and BCAP to Stage Walt McGough's PATTERN OF LIFE, 6/14-29
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces PATTERN OF LIFE by Walt McGough, June 14 through June 29, 2014 at the Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210. PATTERN OF LIFE is co- presented with Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) and is directed by Bridget Kathleen O'Leary. (more...)

BWW Countdown: You Get to Rank the Top-10 Sutton Foster Roles
by Matt Tamanini - May 27, 2014

For over a dozen years, the name 'Sutton Foster' has been synonymous with Broadway greatness. Now, BroadwayWorld wants to know which of Sutton's roles is your favorite. Take a look at the list, follow @BroadwayWorld on Twitter, and tweet the hashtag #BWWCountdownSutton and your answer. We will unveil your picks on Friday, June 6th, right before the Tonys. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Baltimore (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Raleigh (more...)

Beth Dies, Inc. Presents WOMEN, 6/7-21
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

BETH DIES, INC presents WOMEN a comedy from the East Coast, written by Chiara Atik. The production will is presented as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Stephanie Ward set to direct at Theatre Asylum. Opening June 7th through June 21st, 2014. Admission is $15.00 (more...)

ELTC's TALES OF THE VICTORIANS to Return for 25th Season in June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's popular 'Tales of the Victorians' returns for its twenty-fifth year! Take tea at a lovely inn or tea shop, indulge in homemade tasty treats, and listen to stories by famous American authors, like O. Henry and Louisa May Alcott, all for only $10.00. Children are always welcome, and, like other East Lynne events, ages 12 and under are free. As usual most of the 'Tales' are in Cape May, but for the first time, a North Wildwood location has been added at the request of The Candlelight Inn. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Seattle (more...)

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