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September 21, 1947 (69)
Birth Place:
Louisville, KY, USA
Gender: Female
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Marsha Norman News

Date of Birth: September 21, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: Louisville, KY, USA
Gender: Female
SELL/BUY/DATE's Sarah Jones to Emcee 8th Annual Lilly AwardsSELL/BUY/DATE's Sarah Jones to Emcee 8th Annual Lilly Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, will this year be hosted by Tony Award-winning playwright, Sarah Jones, with honorees to be announced soon. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown Releases BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Demos with Shoshana Bean and More!Jason Robert Brown Releases BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Demos with Shoshana Bean and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 22, 2017

Jason Robert Brown recently opened the Bridges vault on his blog, reflecting upon his creation of the musical and ending the post with some previously unreleased demos of songs from the show. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Brings a Michigan Premier at The Dio!THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Brings a Michigan Premier at The Dio!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Dio - Dining & Entertainment, Livingston County's professional, award winning dinner theatre, is very excited to present the Michigan premier of The Bridges of Madison County The Musical directed by Steve DeBruyne with musical direction by Brian E. Buckner. (more...)

SRO Theatre Company to Stage Columbus Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYSRO Theatre Company to Stage Columbus Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

SRO Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season continues with the Central Ohio premiere of the Tony Award- (Best Score and Best Orchestrations) winning musical The Bridges of Madison County. The sweeping, romantic musical was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman ('night Mother) with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade). (more...)

Jayne Atkinson, Micah Stock and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup; 2017 Commissions Announced!Jayne Atkinson, Micah Stock and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup; 2017 Commissions Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting for the 2017 summer season. Two-time Tony Award-nominee Jayne Atkinson and Cote de Pablo will appear in Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House; Tony Award-nominee Micah Stock will appear in Jason Kim's The Model American and Halley Feiffer's Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow; Christopher Livingston, LeRoy McClain and Joniece Abbott-Pratt will perform in Harrison David Rivers' Where Storms are Born; and Rebecca Henderson will perform in Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Williamstown Theatre Festival's Spring Gala!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Williamstown Theatre Festival's Spring Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 14, 2017

Just last night,  Williamstown Theatre Festival held its annual Gala, honoring James Giddens and celebrating his steadfast support of New Musicals, featuring special appearances and performances from WTF favorites. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Aurora TheatreBWW Review: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Aurora Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - Mar 13, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County, a 2013 romantic tuner featuring music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown and a book by Marsha Norman, opened on Broadway in 2014, playing only 137 performances before its closing, and there are reasons for that.  The narrative arc is uneven, falling into an irritating habit of concentrating on insignificant peripheral events while leaving the important ones largely unexplored.  The musical also suffers from a clumsy, cloying ending that begs to be cut by a good 20 minutes.   In the hands of a less capable director, these significant script problems might be deal breakers, but under the direction of Justin Anderson, Aurora Theatre's Associate Artistic Director, the production still manages to be a grand affair.  (more...)

SWEENEY TODD, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, & More Lead Henegar Center's SeasonSWEENEY TODD, BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, & More Lead Henegar Center's Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Henegar Center's 17th season will include something for everyone.  A mad, revengeful barber, a young orphan, some rockin' nuns, a trip to Vegas, and a romantic look at Madison County will grace the main stage of The Henegar Center.  Upstairs at the Henegar boasts all female leading ladies.  "It's the time of women and their empowerment," says Hank Rion, Artistic Director.  "Women are speaking out all over the country right now; we should hear their voice on stage, too." (more...)

American Blues Theater to Host Q&A with Pulitzer and Tony Award-Winning Writer David Auburn Following THE COLUMNISTAmerican Blues Theater to Host Q&A with Pulitzer and Tony Award-Winning Writer David Auburn Following THE COLUMNIST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

American Blues Theater will host a Q & A with Pulitzer and Tony award-winning playwright David Auburn following a performance of his critically-acclaimed play The Columnist on Friday, March 10 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The Columnist by David Auburn and directed by Keira Fromm is currently running thru April 1, 2017. (more...)

Nashville Playwright Named Finalist for National AwardNashville Playwright Named Finalist for National Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre Playwright-in-Residence Nate Eppler has been named a finalist for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) New Play Award, recognizing playwrights for the best scripts that premiered professionally outside New York City during 2016. (more...)

Tam Mutu Signs on for Broadway-Bound SECRET GARDEN at 5th Avenue TheatreTam Mutu Signs on for Broadway-Bound SECRET GARDEN at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu will star as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin. (more...)

US Theatre Critics Name Six Finalists for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play AwardUS Theatre Critics Name Six Finalists for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

The American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) has selected six finalists for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award, recognizing playwrights for the best scripts that premiered professionally outside New York City during 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christopher Gattelli Taps into Big Screen NEWSIES  and Broadway-Bound FROZENBWW Interview: Christopher Gattelli Taps into Big Screen NEWSIES and Broadway-Bound FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Christopher Gattelli, the Tony-winning choreographer, is practically jumping with joy over the success of ''Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!'' and its giant leap to the big screen. Its three-day screenings (Feb. 16, 18 and 22) broke records to become the highest-grossing Broadway event from Fathom Events. And now ''Disney's Newsies'' will return for an encore showing on Saturday, March 4, at 12:55 p.m. (more...)

Peninsula Players Announces Single Ticket Sales Open 3/1Peninsula Players Announces Single Ticket Sales Open 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

 Peninsula Players Theatre is thrilled to announce that single tickets are now on sale to the public for its highly anticipated 82nd season.  Individual tickets start at $38 and can be purchased online 24-hours a day at www.peninsulaplayers.com.   Individual, group or season tickets may be purchased by calling the Box Office weekdays at 920-868-3287 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.  The theater's onsite Box Office will open in May. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Lucy Simon Reveals Details for New SECRET GARDEN SongBWW Exclusive: Lucy Simon Reveals Details for New SECRET GARDEN Song
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 23, 2017

At tonight's exciting opening of the brand-new revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Lapine's, 'Sunday in the Park with George', BroadwayWorld correspondent, Richard Ridge, got the inside scoop on another exciting revival that may also be poised for a run on Broadway. (more...)

Cast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban StagesCast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, has announced the cast of the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award-winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

The Netherlands Sets Summer Premiere of Jason Robert Brown's Sweeping Romance THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYThe Netherlands Sets Summer Premiere of Jason Robert Brown's Sweeping Romance THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County, with music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Robert James Waller, will premiere in The Netherlands for a limited run of 2 June and through 12 June. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Reveals HAMILTON to Complete the 2017-18 Season!Theatre Under The Stars Reveals HAMILTON to Complete the 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce HAMILTON as a 'Special Engagement' rounding out the full 2017-18 Season by Special Arrangement with BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center! (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Set for Spring at The Circuit PlayhouseTHE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Set for Spring at The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Bridges of Madison County, with music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Marsha Norman, based on the novel by Robert James Waller, will run at The Circuit Playhouse, March 17 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional PremieresTheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the lineup for the company's 48th season. (more...)

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