Margo Jones News

Date of Death: July 24, 1955
Gender: Female
FIDDLER'S CAVE to Receive World Premiere at Festival of Independent TheatresFIDDLER'S CAVE to Receive World Premiere at Festival of Independent Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Street performer and movement theatre artist Dustin Curry will present the world premiere of the wordless storytelling play "Fiddler's Cave" at this year's Festival of Independent Theatres (FIT). The play, inspired by Ozark Mountain folklore, tells the tale of a lonely fiddle player who finds himself lost and abandoned deep in a cave, with no memory of how he arrived there. Through music, clowning and a bit of theatrical magic, the Fiddler must search his past for answers in order to find a way home. (more...)

BWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones TheatreBWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 10, 2017

BWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones Theatre (more...)

LPTW to Host 'Women Stage The World' March Through Times SquareLPTW to Host 'Women Stage The World' March Through Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

On June 13th at 6:00pm, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization promoting visibility and increased opportunities for women in the field, will lead their 5th Annual Equality March through Times Square to advocate for equal representation and pay for women in theatre, Women Stage The World. (more...)

Co-Founder and Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz to Depart Woolly Mammoth Theatre CompanyCo-Founder and Artistic Director Howard Shalwitz to Depart Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

After nearly four decades of leadership, co-founder Howard Shalwitz will step down as the artistic director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. He will continue in his position through the end of the 2017-18 season. A national search for his successor will begin this summer. (more...)

Michael Jenkins to Produce ALL ABOUT BETTE TourMichael Jenkins to Produce ALL ABOUT BETTE Tour
by Kyle Christopher West - May 22, 2017

Michael Jenkins to Produce ALL ABOUT BETTE Tour (more...)

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Extends at The PublicJohn Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Extends at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that three final performances have been added to the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Latin History for Morons, created and performed by John Leguizamo. Directed by Tony Taccone, this fiercely funny, satirical one-man show was inspired by Leguizamo's observation that Latinos are essentially invisible in the standard American history curriculum. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World PremiereBerkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Sets Cast, Creatives for THE 24-HOUR PLAYSWaterTower Theatre Sets Cast, Creatives for THE 24-HOUR PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative details for The 24-Hour Plays. (more...)

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Bows Tonight at The PublicJohn Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Bows Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Previews for the New York premiere of Latin History for Morons begin tonight, February 24, at The Public Theater. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center Adds Two Shows to Starry MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESSMcCarter Theatre Center Adds Two Shows to Starry MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center has announced two added performances of Ken Ludwig's adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery masterpiece, Murder on the Orient Express, running March 14 - April 2, 2017. Additional performances are scheduled for March 22 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

ANGELS IN AMERICA, SKELETON CREW, 42nd Humana Festival Highlight Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017-18 SeasonANGELS IN AMERICA, SKELETON CREW, 42nd Humana Festival Highlight Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Today, in the midst of preparations for the nation's most influential festivals of new work, the Humana Festival of New American Plays, Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore announce Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2017 - 2018 Season. (more...)

John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS to Bow at The Public This MonthJohn Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS to Bow at The Public This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Previews for the New York premiere of Latin History for Morons will begin on Friday, February 24 at The Public Theater. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Sets Cast, Creatives for THE 24-HOUR PLAYSWaterTower Theatre Sets Cast, Creatives for THE 24-HOUR PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative details for The 24-Hour Plays. (more...)

Long-time Berkeley Rep Artistic Director Tony Taccone Will Depart in 2019Long-time Berkeley Rep Artistic Director Tony Taccone Will Depart in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced that long-time Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone will depart the company at the end of its 50th anniversary season, 2018-19. When Taccone leaves he will have been on staff at the company for 33 years, 22 of which he will have served as artistic director. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Light the Way for THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT TonightOver 500 Organizations Light the Way for THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

At 5:30pm tonight, January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World PremiereBerkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

Actors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILLActors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are delighted to announce the cast and creative team for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This commanding and moving play, written by Lanie Robertson, directed by Bill Fennelly and featuring Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday, is set in the intimate atmosphere of the Bingham Theatre. (more...)

Actors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILLActors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are delighted to announce the cast and creative team for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This commanding and moving play, written by Lanie Robertson, directed by Bill Fennelly and featuring Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday, is set in the intimate atmosphere of the Bingham Theatre. (more...)

Actors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILLActors Theatre to Launch the New Year with LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are delighted to announce the cast and creative team for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. This commanding and moving play, written by Lanie Robertson, directed by Bill Fennelly and featuring Deidrie Henry as Billie Holiday, is set in the intimate atmosphere of the Bingham Theatre. (more...)

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