Neil Simon News

Date of Birth: July 04, 1927 (88)
Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA
Gender: Male
New Comedy HOLLYWOULD Opens This Week at The Hudson TheatresNew Comedy HOLLYWOULD Opens This Week at The Hudson Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

TEATRO DE LA O and OCTAVIO CARLIN FASHION HOUSE proudly presents HOLLYWOULD, a new comedy by fashion designer Octavio Carlin. Don't miss this hilarious fashionable farce set in the heyday of the golden age of cinema and silver screen intrigue. Hollywould opens on February 13, 2016 at THE HUDSON THEATRES. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre Company Adds Performances to THE ODD COUPLE's RunPurple Rose Theatre Company Adds Performances to THE ODD COUPLE's Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

In response to stellar reviews and booming ticket sales, The Purple Rose Theatre Company is adding three Thursday afternoon showings to its performance schedule of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple". (more...)

Tom Hooper to Direct Big Screen Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS?Tom Hooper to Direct Big Screen Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS?
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 8, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic musical Cats will be making its return to Broadway this summer. But is the feline fantasy also heading to the big screen? (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 7Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 7
by Audition Roundup - Feb 7, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 7, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS Bring Their Magic Skills from B'way to Segerstrom CenterBWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS Bring Their Magic Skills from B'way to Segerstrom Center
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 6, 2016

Filled with eye-popping visuals, optical trickery, risky stunts, hilarious audience participation, and lots of hammy showmanship (complete with Solid Gold-style background dancers-slash-magicians' assistants), THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY is a supremely entertaining if occasionally cheesy stage show that's like several caffeinated Vegas magic shows on steroids all mashed together. The first stop of this new leg of the post-Broadway national tour is Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, where it will attempt to wow local audiences for a strictly one-week engagement until February 7. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Continue Season with Neil Simon's RUMORSBristol Riverside Theatre to Continue Season with Neil Simon's RUMORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues the 2015-2016 Season with the Neil Simon farce Rumors, running March 22-April 17.  Directed by Keith Baker, the ensemble cast features Bruce Graham, Leonard Haas, Eleanor Handley, Valerie Leonard, Sean Thompson, Jo Twiss, Danny Vaccaro, Jessica Wagner, and Paul Weagraff. (more...)

Santa Clara University's Department of Theatre and Dance's THE GOOD DOCTOR to Open 2/26Santa Clara University's Department of Theatre and Dance's THE GOOD DOCTOR to Open 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Cameron Wells as the Writer leads an ensemble of Theatre Arts students including: Nick Medal, Kaitlin Zablotsky, Michael Standifer, Taneisha Figueroa, Darrell Hubbard, Claire Parchem, Drew Descourouez, Courtney Land, Elahdio Aliaga, Kalina Venugopal in this lovely tribute to Chekhov from Neil Simon. (more...)

PTC to Continue Play-By-Play Series with TWO HENRYSPTC to Continue Play-By-Play Series with TWO HENRYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Two Henrys, the second installment of PTC's play reading series called Play-By-Play. Two Henrys by Kenneth Jones runs February 5 and 6, 2016. PTC Artistic Director Karen Azenberg directs the production. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/1/16Nashville Theater Calendar 2/1/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 1, 2016

Thus, we are happy to present one of our most popular features: The Nashville Theater Calendar, a comprehensive - maybe even exhaustive (lord knows we're exhausted from putting it together, gathering all the info from all over the interwebs!) - listing of theatrical openings for the 2015/16 season. We'll update the calendar every Monday, clearing out the shows that have closed and adding additional information on the shows still to come (more...)

BWW Review: Desert Theatreworks's Presentation of Neil Simon's Comedy LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR is Side-Splitting.BWW Review: Desert Theatreworks's Presentation of Neil Simon's Comedy LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR is Side-Splitting.
by Audrey Liebross - Feb 1, 2016

Neil Simon's autobiographical play, LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, as presented by Desert Theatreworks (DTW), provides a side-splitting few hours of theatre. The play is based on the mayhem in the writers' room of Sid Caesar's YOUR SHOW OF SHOWS. Director Lance Phillips-Martinez does a fine job of directing an excellent cast. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 31Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 31
by Audition Roundup - Jan 31, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 31, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/29/16- SWEET CHARITYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/29/16- SWEET CHARITY
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2016

Today in 1966, Sweet Charity opened at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 608 performances. Featuring music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon, the musical was directed and choreographed for Broadway by Bob Fosse starring his wife and muse Gwen Verdon. It is based on Federico Fellini's screenplay for Nights of Cabiria. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1966, where it was nominated for 12 Tony Awards, and also ran in the West End as well as having revivals and international productions. (more...)

DVR Alert: PBS's American Masters Airs Mike Nichols Documentary TonightDVR Alert: PBS's American Masters Airs Mike Nichols Documentary Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Winner of an Oscar, a Grammy, four Emmys, nine Tonys, three BAFTAs and many other awards, director, actor, writer, producer and comedian Mike Nichols (November 6, 1931 - November 19, 2014) was an artistic trailblazer. As the legendary comedy duo Nichols and May, Nichols and his partner Elaine May revolutionized comedy in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Now, May has directed the first documentary about her former partner, Mike Nichols: American Masters, premiering tonight, January 29, 2016, at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) to launch the 30th anniversary season of THIRTEEN's AMERICAN MASTERS series. (more...)

BWW Review: SAME TIME NEXT YEAR - Delightful 'Old Time' Comedy at Actors' SummitBWW Review: SAME TIME NEXT YEAR - Delightful 'Old Time' Comedy at Actors' Summit
by Roy Berko - Jan 29, 2016

Bernard Slade. Name sound familiar? Probably not. How about 'Bewitched,' 'The Flying Nun,' 'The Partridge Family,' 'Bridget Loves Bernie?' Slade and all of those mid-1900 television shows do have a connection. He developed, authored or worked on all of them! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Mike Nichols in Upcoming PBS DocumentaryVIDEO: First Look - Meryl Streep Pays Tribute to Mike Nichols in Upcoming PBS Documentary
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

In PBS's upcoming AMERICAN MASTERS:MIKE NICHOLS documentary, airing Friday, January 29th, Oscar winner Meryl Streep recalls working with the acclaimed director. (more...)

Star of Stage and Screen Abe Vigoda Dies at 94Star of Stage and Screen Abe Vigoda Dies at 94
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Abe Vigoda, best known for his roles as mobster Tessio in THE GODFATHER and as Detective Sgt. Fish in the TV comedy BARNEY MILLER has passed away at age 94. (more...)

TACT & Gingold Theatrical Group to Stage WIDOWERS' HOUSES This SpringTACT & Gingold Theatrical Group to Stage WIDOWERS' HOUSES This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

TACT and GINGOLD THEATRICAL GROUP (David Staller, Founding Artistic Director) are proud to announce that WIDOWERS' HOUSES, the first play ever written by George Bernard Shaw, will be presented in a new production directed by Mr. Staller. WIDOWERS' HOUSES will begin performances on Tuesday, March 1, and open Sunday, March 13 at The Beckett Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick & More in AMERICAN MASTERS Mike Nichols DocumentaryVIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick & More in AMERICAN MASTERS Mike Nichols Documentary
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Below, watch clips from the documentary including Alec Baldwin, Neil Simon, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane and Frank Langella remembering Mike Nichols' famous laugh and Dustin Hoffman and Paul Simon sharing stories about The Graduate. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016
by - Jan 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/19/2016 - 1/26/2016. (more...)

The Adobe Theater Presents THE ODD COUPLEThe Adobe Theater Presents THE ODD COUPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Neil Simon's Tony Award-Winning play "The Odd Couple" comes to The Adobe Theater February 12th - March 6th, 2016. (more...)

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