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  • Date Of Birth:
    November 30, 1835
    Date Of Death:
    April 21, 1910 (74)
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    B Street Presents 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Tales' by Mark TwainB Street Presents 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Tales' by Mark Twain
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

    B Street Theatre's Family Series, California's only fully professional, resident theater for children, is pleased to present The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Tales by Mark Twain. The production features a collection of stories originally written by prolific American author and humorist Mark Twain. These classic tales have been transformed into an outrageously fun and fast- paced adaptation for the stage by Buck Busfield, Greg Alexander and David Pierini (more...)

    Broadway Palm Children's Theatre to Present THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, 5/1-22Broadway Palm Children's Theatre to Present THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, 5/1-22
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

    Broadway Palm Children's Theatre presents The Adventures of Tom Sawyer playing May 1*, 3, 5*, 7*, 8*, 9, 12*, 14*, 15*, 17, 19* and 22*, 2015. This irresistible musical about a fourteen-year-old boy growing up in the heartland of America is based on the classic Mark Twain novel and is great entertainment for the whole family! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: WE'LL HAVE MANHATTAN: The Early Work of Rodgers & Hart by Dominic SymondsBWW Reviews: WE'LL HAVE MANHATTAN: The Early Work of Rodgers & Hart by Dominic Symonds
    by Wesley Doucette - Apr 14, 2015

    Dominic Symonds analyzes the early collaborations between Rodgers and Hart in a book published by the Oxford University Press. (more...)

    East Lynne Theater Company Now Acceping Applications for Summer Student WorkshopEast Lynne Theater Company Now Acceping Applications for Summer Student Workshop
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

    Applications are available for the award-winning East Lynne Theater Company's Summer Student Workshop - and several students have already signed up. This year, it's 'Twain Tales' based on the writings of Mark Twain. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look- Deep Dish's THE LIARPhoto Flash: First Look- Deep Dish's THE LIAR
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

    A French noble who can lie himself out of any predicament, his hopelessly honest servant, identical twin maids and a meddling father are among the hilarious citizenry that populate The Liar, the final offering of the Deep Dish Theater Company's 14th season. David Ives' mirthful adaptation of the classic comedy by Pierre Corneille, staged by Artistic Director Paul Frellick, opens May 1 and plays through May 23 in the company's theater in University Mall. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

    White House to Host PBS Concert Celebrating Gospel Music This JuneWhite House to Host PBS Concert Celebrating Gospel Music This June
    by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

    "The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House" showcases an evening of celebration with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in honor of gospel music and its profound influence on American music. (more...)

    Eddie Murphy to Receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, 10/18Eddie Murphy to Receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, 10/18
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 18th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Eddie Murphy on October 18, 2015 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world's greatest humorists, will be given at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy, and will be taped for broadcast nationwide. Event tickets will go on sale through the Kennedy Center's Special Events Office on Monday, May 11. (more...)

    Eddie Murphy to Receive 18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American HumorEddie Murphy to Receive 18th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
    by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

    On Sunday, October 18, 2015, an outstanding lineup of entertainers will gather in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Eddie Murphy, recipient of the 18th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. (more...)

    Youth Theatreworks to Stage 'TOM SAWYER' at TAPAC, April 16-18Youth Theatreworks to Stage 'TOM SAWYER' at TAPAC, April 16-18
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

    A must-see for all kids and families at TAPAC these school holidays, THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER will run April 16-18, 2015. (more...)

    THE PIRATE QUEEN, BIG RIVER, SISTER ACT and More Set for Hale Centre Theatre's 2016 SeasonTHE PIRATE QUEEN, BIG RIVER, SISTER ACT and More Set for Hale Centre Theatre's 2016 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

    Hale Centre Theatre (HCT), Utah's professional family theatre, officially unveiled its 2016 play book, which includes the first US post-Broadway regional theatre production of The Pirate Queen, a regional premiere of Sister Act, a favorite Disney princess, and the return of an award-winning audience favorite, that will 'float your boat.' (more...)

    A Classic Evening with Lily Tomlin to Open the Grand's Summer 2015 SeasonA Classic Evening with Lily Tomlin to Open the Grand's Summer 2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

    From sassy telephone operator Ernestine to devilish six-year-old Edith Ann, Lily Tomlin's characters have produced side-splitting entertainment for legions of adoring fans. Ms. Tomlin brings all those characters to life and more to The Grand on Saturday, May 9, 8pm. (more...)

    Staged Reading of S.N. Behrman's BIOGRAPHY, Benefiting The Acting Company, Set for 4/6Staged Reading of S.N. Behrman's BIOGRAPHY, Benefiting The Acting Company, Set for 4/6
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

    Biography, S. N. Behrman's story of a New York celebrity portrait artist about to release her autobiography, much to the horror of her former lover and a legion of others, will be presented as a staged reading by The Acting Company at 7 pm on Monday, April 6 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42ndStreet (10th - 11th Avenues). (more...)

    Jay Leno Coming to Dell Hall, 5/31Jay Leno Coming to Dell Hall, 5/31
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

    Perhaps one of the best known comedians and entertainers today, former 'Tonight Show' host JAY LENO is coming to the Long Center for a one night only showcase his best comedy routine, and the personality that made him a star on late night television. See the longtime host live in Dell Hall on Sunday, May 31st. Tickets are on sale now and start at $49. (more...)

    BUYER & CELLAR, Starring David Turner, Extends Through May 10 at The Old GlobeBUYER & CELLAR, Starring David Turner, Extends Through May 10 at The Old Globe
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

    The Old Globe today announced that due to ticket demand, the hilarious Buyer & Cellar, which starts previews this Saturday, April 4, will now play through Sunday, May 10! Broadway veteran David Turner (On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Arcadia, Sunday in the Park with George) will star in Jonathan Tolins's (The Twilight of the Golds) acclaimed Off Broadway hit, directed by Ron Lagomarsino (The Last Night of Ballyhoo, My Favorite Year, "Homefront," "Ravenswood"). (more...)

    Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Charles Grodin, 4/21Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Charles Grodin, 4/21
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

    Revered actor Charles Grodin can be seen in the new film While We're Young starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts and Adam Driver in theaters on March 27, but he can also be seen in person up-close-and-personal at The Ridgefield Playhouse! (more...)

    Kevin Kline to Host Talkback Following The Acting Company's MACBETH, 4/8Kevin Kline to Host Talkback Following The Acting Company's MACBETH, 4/8
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

    Kevin Kline returns to his Acting Company roots to talk about Shakespeare following the Company's April 8th, 8pm performance of Macbeth at the Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd Street. One of America's finest classical actors, Kevin Kline is a founding member of The Acting Company, having spent four years touring with the Company right out of Juilliard. The talkback is in conjunction with The Acting Company's 42nd national tour of Macbeth and Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. The New York run is April 1 - 12. Tickets are available by phone: 212-563-9261 or online:www.pearltheatre.org. (more...)

    Centenary Stage Company to Premiere THEN CAME EACH ACTORCentenary Stage Company to Premiere THEN CAME EACH ACTOR
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

    Centenary Stage Company presents the world premiere of Randall Duk Kim and Anne Occhiogrosso starring in "Then Came Each Actor," a celebration of and tribute to the legendary actors and actresses of the great classical stage tradition -- Sarah Siddons, Henry Irving, Julia Marlowe, Edwin Booth, Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, Paul Robeson, Morris Carnovsky and Phoebe Brand -- whose body of work and lives on and off the stage have inspired Kim and Occhiogrosso for over four decades. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look - Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin Reunite for Neflix's GRACE AND FRANKIEPhoto Flash: First Look - Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin Reunite for Neflix's GRACE AND FRANKIE
    by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

    Below, get a first look at the new Netflix original series, GRACE AND FRANKIE, premiering on Friday, May 8 exclusively on Netflix in all territories where the service is available. (more...)

    Photo: First Look - Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin Reunite for Neflix's GRACE AND FRANKIEPhoto: First Look - Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin Reunite for Neflix's GRACE AND FRANKIE
    by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

    On May 8th, Netflix will premiere the new original comedy GRACE AND FRANKIE, starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as long-time rivals brought together by a rather unusual change in their marital circumstances. (more...)

    George Carlin Website to Relaunch with New, Rare RecordingsGeorge Carlin Website to Relaunch with New, Rare Recordings
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

    According to Variety, George Carlin's estate will be relaunching his website on March 27, including previously unreleased or rare audio recordings. (more...)

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