Moss Hart News

Date of Birth: October 24, 1904
Date of Death: December 20, 1961 (57)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
ONE FUNNY MOTHER: Hilarious Off Broadway Solo Comedy at Bucks County PlayhouseONE FUNNY MOTHER: Hilarious Off Broadway Solo Comedy at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

 Comedian/writer, former Miss New Jersey and married mother of three, Dena Blizzard stars in "One Funny Mother" from March 2 through March 12, 2017 at Bucks County Playhouse as part of their Visiting Artists Series. Her hilarious solo comedy show focuses on the trials and tribulations of motherhood and marriage. "One Funny Mother" is an Off Broadway hit currently touring the United States that was recently named "Best One Woman Show" at the 2015 United Solo Festival in New York City. (more...)

Original Stars to Appear at Cinema Arts Centre Screening of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG DocumentaryOriginal Stars to Appear at Cinema Arts Centre Screening of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cinema Arts Centre will screen the new MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG documentary BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED on Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30 pm, with original 'Merrily' cast members Mana Allen and Paul Hyams set for a discussion following the film. (more...)

BWW Review: York's BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL Tells How A Refugee Made Good In AmericaBWW Review: York's BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL Tells How A Refugee Made Good In America
by Michael Dale - Feb 14, 2017

When Nazis began publicly burning copies of his latest musical theatre piece, composer Kurt Weill took it as a hint that he might be better off sailing to America and writing for Broadway. (more...)

MY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Serve at Bucks County PlayhouseMY SON THE WAITER: A JEWISH TRAGEDY to Serve at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Brad Zimmerman's My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy is the story of one man's struggle to fulfill his dream and 'make it' as a comedic actor in New York. One part standup, one part theatrical, and all parts uproarious, My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy will open as part of the Visiting Artists Series at Bucks County Playhouse on March 23 and run through April 9. (more...)

Update: Lyceum Theatre Fire Caused by Electrical Panel; No Significant Damage ReportedUpdate: Lyceum Theatre Fire Caused by Electrical Panel; No Significant Damage Reported
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

According to several reports on Twitter, there was a fire on the second floor of Broadway's Lyceum Theatre today. BroadwayWorld will keep you updated with the latest information as we have it. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, PETER PAN, THE LARAMIE PROJECT and More Set for Palo Alto Players' 2017-18 SeasonMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, PETER PAN, THE LARAMIE PROJECT and More Set for Palo Alto Players' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Palo Alto Players, the Peninsula's first theatre company, announces its 87th season - "The World Turned Upside Down" - featuring the Bay Area regional premiere of the Tony-nominated musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.  (more...)

New Dramatists Luncheon to Honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth and Paula VogelNew Dramatists Luncheon to Honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth and Paula Vogel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor 10-time Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel with their 2017 Distinguished Achievement Awards at its 68th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. (more...)

The Eric Mintel Quarter at Bucks County PlayhouseThe Eric Mintel Quarter at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The highly-acclaimed Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet (EMQ) returns to Bucks County Playhouse on Saturday. February 25, 2017 at 8 p.m. continuing the successful Visiting Artists Series at the Playhouse. Tickets are $25.00 (plus fees) and may be purchased at www.buckscountyplayhouse.org or by calling 215-862-2121. (more...)

BWW Review: Molly Pope Meets Classic Hollywood in the Energetic and Captivating A STAR IS BORN at Feinstein's/54 BelowBWW Review: Molly Pope Meets Classic Hollywood in the Energetic and Captivating A STAR IS BORN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Ashley Steves - Jan 12, 2017

Starting in the back of the packed Feinstein's/54 Below house with 'It's a New World' (Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin), Molly Pope has your attention. The band has played the overture; now it is her turn, crooning in silence. As suddenly as the first number ends, you're launched into the energetic 'Gotta Have Me Go with You,' Pope working her way through the crowd to the stage to join Brian Beach and Danny Bevins, her pair of enthusiastic backup dancers for the evening and the final pieces of her very complete transformation into Vicki Lester. (more...)

Meroney Theater Box Office Opens for ACT ONEMeroney Theater Box Office Opens for ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Growing up in an impoverished family in the Bronx, Moss Hart dreamed of being part of the glamorous world of the theatre. Forced to drop out of school at age thirteen, Hart's famous memoir Act One is a classic Hortatio Alger story that plots Hart's unlikely collaboration with the legendary playwright George S. Kaufman. (more...)

Bay City Players Announces the Cast for ACT ONEBay City Players Announces the Cast for ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Bay City Players announces the cast for the comedy drama, Act One, by James Lapine, from the autobiography by Moss Hart. (more...)

Bay City Players Presents ACT ONEBay City Players Presents ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Bay City Players will present ACT ONE, by James Lapine, from the autobiography by Moss Hart, January 27 - 29 & February 3 - 5, 2017 at Bay City Players, 1214 Columbus Avenue, in Bay City.   Performance times are 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.  ACT ONE is directed by Michael Wisniewski. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, EVITA and More Highlight North Shore Music Theatre's 2017 Season of MusicalsYOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, EVITA and More Highlight North Shore Music Theatre's 2017 Season of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

North Shore Music Theatre, which often welcomes Broadway names for its productions, has announced the 2017 lineup of musicals. (more...)

BWW Review: Michael Arden Reinvigorates MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at The WallisBWW Review: Michael Arden Reinvigorates MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at The Wallis
by Ellen Dostal - Dec 7, 2016

When MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG opened on Broadway in 1981, no one anticipated that it would be a flop. With a score by Stephen Sondheim and direction by Hal Prince, it should have been the next success in a series of highly successful collaborations by the two kings of musical theatre, following such game changers as COMPANY, FOLLIES, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, PACIFIC OVERTURES, and SWEENEY TODD (more...)

BWW Review: ONCE IN A LIFETIME, Young VicBWW Review: ONCE IN A LIFETIME, Young Vic
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 7, 2016

After a 2016 programme that included Blue/Orange and Yerma, the first offering in the Young Vic's new season is a revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Once in a Lifetime, which also marks comedian Harry Enfield's stage debut. (more...)

Weston Announces Artistic Team AppointmentWeston Announces Artistic Team Appointment
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Vermont's Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces the appointment of award-winning actor/director Michael Berresse to the Weston staff.  Berresse, who has worked with the company over five seasons, will become its first Associate Artistic Director in January. (more...)

Critic's Choice: Best of Maine 2016Critic's Choice: Best of Maine 2016
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Nov 29, 2016

Having had the privilege to serve as Broadway World's Maine Editor for more than three years now, I can say with pride that the state, though remote as it may seem from the epicenter of the theatre world, Broadway, is blessed to be home to so many thriving theatre companies who produce exciting, vibrant seasons. As I compiled my list for 2016 with many familiar names, I was also struck by the extraordinary consistency of excellence these companies maintain. Here are my personal choices of the best in Maine, grouped by theatre and show. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at ActorsNETPhoto Flash: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at ActorsNET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

ActorsNET presents the beloved 1930s comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman at the Heritage Center Theatre, 635 N. Delmorr Avenue in Morrisville, Pennsylvania.  Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 and Sundays at 2. (more...)

THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at ActorsNETTHE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER at ActorsNET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

ActorsNET celebrates the holidays with an American comedy classic - Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's riotous comedy, The Man Who Came to Dinner.  (more...)

FPAC'S THE ADDAMS FAMILY Awarded NETC Moss Hart Awards Honorable MentionFPAC'S THE ADDAMS FAMILY Awarded NETC Moss Hart Awards Honorable Mention
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) received Honorable Mention recognition from the New England Theatre Conference (NETC) 54th Annual Moss Hart Awards for FPAC's 2015 production of The Addams Family. Presented at the 65th annual NETC Convention on October 29, the 2016 Moss Hart Awards honored eight productions from across New England. FPAC's The Addams Family was one of two theatrical productions recognized in the Community Theatre Division. The prestigious awards honor the life of celebrated Broadway playwright, director, and producer Moss Hart. As stated by the NETC, the annual honor "seeks to encourage artistic growth and the highest standards of excellence in theatre." (more...)

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