Madge Evans News

Date Of Birth:
July 09, 1909
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1981 (71)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
Photo Flash: Inside Dramatists Guild of America's Annual Awards Ceremony with Stephen Schwartz, Christopher Durang & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The Dramatists Guild of America held their annual awards ceremony last night at The Lambs Club in New York. The ceremony was hosted by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez. Check out a look back at the festivities below! (more...)

Christopher Durang, Lisa Kron, Viola Davis & More to Receive Dramatists Guild of America Awards, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced the recipients of their annual awards, which will be presented at an awards ceremony hosted by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez on Monday, February 24, 2014, at The Lambs Club in New York. (more...)

TCG Publishes Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ruined. Declared 'one of our finest playwrights' by Time Out New York, Lynn Nottage premiered her newest play at Second Stage Theatre in spring 2011. In the 2013-2014 season, the play will receive productions at seven theaters across the country, including the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and the Actor's Theatre of Charlotte. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dramatists Guild Fund Awards Linda Lavin and Lynn Nottage the Madge Evans-Sidney Kingsley Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

The Dramatists Guild Fund presented their Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award to actress Linda Lavin and playwright Lynn Nottage this past Monday evening. The awards were presented by Dramatists Guild Fund Board Member Terrence McNally at an intimate salon with award-winning composer Charles Strouse. BroadwayWorld has a photo of the honorees below! (more...)

The Dramatists Guild Fund Awards Linda Lavin and Lynn Nottage the Madge Evans-Sidney Kingsley Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

The Dramatists Guild Fund has announced this year's Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award to actress Linda Lavin and playwright Lynn Nottage. The awards will be presented by Dramatists Guild Fund Board Member Terrence McNally on Monday, February 25, 2013 at an intimate salon with award-winning composer Charles Strouse. The event will also include remarks by Jeffrey Lyons, godson of Sidney Kingsley, and will be held at the home of lyricist and playwright Gretchen Cryer. (more...)

Amber Tamblyn to Lead THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST on Broadway This Spring; Judith Ivey to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Beth Henley's 100-proof comedy THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST, starring film and television actress Amber Tamblyn and directed by Tony Award winner Judith Ivey, will bow on Broadway in the spring of 2013. THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST marks Ms. Tamblyn's Broadway debut and Ms. Ivey's Broadway debut as director, and is produced by HOP Theatricals. Broadway theater and dates to be announced. (more...)

Dramatists Guild's IN THE ROOM Series Features Tina Howe and Sarah Ruhl
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2012

To celebrate the centennial year of the Authors League, The Dramatists Guild of America unveils archived audio unheard by the public since its initial recording. Over the next year, In the Room will host some of the most celebrated playwrights, composers and lyricists in the American theatre discussing craft while sharing their influences and experiences creating some of their most celebrated work. Currently featured is a session with Tina Howe and Sarah Ruhl, originally recorded in 2007. (more...)

Legendary Actress Frances SternhagenTo Be Featured In Horovitz Play and Public Interview
by Beau Higgins - Jan 10, 2011

Celebrated actress and two-time Tony Award-winner Frances Sternhagen will be joining the confluence of artists and audiences for Florida Stage's 5th Annual 1st Stage New Works Festival. Ms. Sternhagen will be featured in a staged reading of legendary playwright Israel Horovitz' new play Beverley on Saturday, February 5, 2011. On Friday, February 4, in place of the Festival's usual Keynote speech, Ms. Sternhagen will take part in what is being called 'A Conversation with Frances Sternhagen.' Florida Stage Producing Director Louis Tyrrell will conduct a public interview with Sternhagen on stage in the Persson Hall at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The Florida Stage 1st Stage New Works Festival takes place February 3-6, 2011. Tickets and packages for all Festival events are available online at www.floridastage.org or by calling the box office at (561) 585-3433. (more...)

Segal, Orsekes, Cummings et al. Complete Cast for Broadway's THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

Producers David Richenthal, Eric Falkenstein and Randall Wreghitt have announced that Tobias Segal, Daniel Orsekes, Michael Cummings, Simone Joy Jones, Yvette Ganier and Lance Chantiles-Wertz complete the cast of the first revival of William Gibson's THE MIRACLE WORKER as the Tony AwardŽ winning play celebrates its 50th Anniversary of opening on Broadway. (more...)

Jennifer Morrison, Matthew Modine & Elizabeth Franz Join Revival of THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2009

According to reports, Jennifer Morrison, star of TV's 'House', Matthew Modine and Elizabeth Franz will join Abigail Breslin and Alison Pill in the Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'. (more...)

Judith Ivey to be Featured on Downstage Center, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2007

The American Theatre Wing and XM Satellite Radio proudly present an interview with Judith Ivey on their weekly theatrical interview show, 'Downstage Center,' on XM's On Broadway (more...)

Fugue, by Lee Thuna and Directed by Judith Ivey Opens 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2007

Sometimes the hardest memories to run away from are the ones that you can't even remember. (more...)

Steel Magnolias Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2005

STEEL MAGNOLIAS, the play by Robert Harling, will open Monday, April 4, 2005 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street, east of Broadway). The production, directed by Jason Moore (Avenue Q), begins previews on March 15, 2005. (more...)

Frances Sternhagen to join the cast of Steel Magnolias
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2005

Frances Sternhagen will star as Clairee, 'the former first lady of Chinquapin Parish', in the upcoming Broadway premiere of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS. (more...)