Nora Ephron News

Date Of Birth:
May 19, 1941
Date Of Death:
June 26, 2012 (71)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
Starz Receives a Network Record of Six Golden Globe Nominations
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

STARZ miniseries were nominated for a network record six Golden Globe(R) nominations by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association this morning at the 71th Annual Golden Globe Awards nomination (more...)

Arielle Tepper Madover Elected Board Chair of Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

The Board of Trustees of The Public Theater just announced that Arielle Tepper Madover has been elected as The Public's new Board Chair. Madover, who joined the board in 2009, has been an active member of the Executive Committee, serving as Board Vice-Chair for the last year and Chair of The Public's Commercial Projects Committee since 2011. She was Co-Chair of The Public's 2013 Gala and the 50thAnniversary Gala in 2012, achieving the highest grossing galas in Public Theater history. A Tony Award-winning producer, Madover will serve a three year term effective immediately. (more...)

Fran Drescher to Make Broadway Debut as 'Madame' in CINDERELLA in February; Harriet Harris to Depart on 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

The producers of Cinderella announced today that television and film star Fran Drescher will make her Broadway debut as Cinderella's stepmother Madame, beginning performances on February 4th for a 10-week run through April 13 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Ms. Drescher takes over the role created by Harriet Harris, who concludes her acclaimed year-long run in the musical to return to her home in California. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present ADMIT ONE, 1/16-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

New Jersey Repertory Company is proud to present the world premiere of 'Admit One', a new comedy by Wendy Yondorf playing January 16 through February 16, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. (more...)

Julie Halston to Host Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK! Gala Honoring Beth Williams, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2013 Gimme A Break! benefit will honor producer Beth Williams on Monday, December 9 at 6:30pm, at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street. (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Broadway Bound in 2014?- Kristin Chenoweth in HELLO, DOLLY or ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY!?
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2013

Just a few months ago, Michael Riedel reported that Bette Midler has been approached for a revival, for which she seemingly passed, telling interviewers that she didn't see herself wanting to carry an entire musical for 8 shows a week. Now, it might be Kristin Chenoweth's turn. Riedel wrote that 'Kristin Chenoweth has said she'd love to play Dolly Levi in 'Hello, Dolly!' in about 10 years. But her wish may come true a lot sooner. I hear she's in discussions to star in a multimillion-dollar Broadway revival within the next two years.' He goes on to note that lined up as director and choreographer is Warren Carlyle (Cotton Club Parade, A Christmas Story, Chaplin, Follies & More.) (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Santino Fontana & More to Perform at Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK! Benefit, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2013 Gimme A Break! benefit will honor producer Beth Williams on Monday, December 9 at 6:30pm, at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street. (more...)

Winter Guide 2013: A Look At The Coolest Performing Arts Offerings This Holiday Season - Shakespeare To FROZEN!
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 05, 2013

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present a special overview of the many exciting theatre-related events and entertainment available to be enjoyed over the coming weeks and months onstage and onscreen as we enter into the most wonderful time of the year and anticipate the release of Disney's newest animated movie musical FROZEN, featuring a plethora of Broadway performers and songs by the composer behind two of Broadway's biggest recent hits, AVENUE Q and THE BOOK OF MORMON, Robert Lopez. (more...)

Streep, Minnelli, Bacall & More Contribute To SEVEN SECONDS JFK Assassination Book
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 04, 2013

A slew of legendary stage and screen perfomers have contributed their insights, memories and recollections to a new book about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy titled SEVEN SECONDS by Holly Millea. Meryl Streep, Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft, Tom Stoppard, Nora Ephron, Lauren Bacall and many more participate in the collective memory book, released on the fiftieth anniversary of the political icon's date of death. (more...)

Alexander Fraser & Robyn Goodman Named Producing Director, Executive Director of Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse has announced today that the Playhouse has selected Alexander Fraser and Robyn Goodman to assume the leadership roles of Producing Director and Executive Producer, respectively. They will be replacing outgoing Producing Director Jed Bernstein, who announced earlier this year he will be joining Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts as its next President. Fraser and Goodman will begin their duties at the Playhouse in January of 2014. (more...)

LUCKY GUY Featured in Knopf's THE MOST OF NORA EPHRON Collection, Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Nora Ephron's last written work, Lucky Guy, will be featured in the upcoming collection The Most of Nora Ephron, scheduled to be published by Knopf today, October 29 ($35.00). The book will only be available as a hardcover. The collection, edited and introduced by Robert Gottlieb, marks the first time Ephron's work as a journalist, essayist, novelist, screenwriter, playwright, sometimes cook and blogger has been published in one volume. (more...)

New Wallis Annenberg Center Hosts Community Day Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2013

The new Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is holding a Community Day celebration today, October 27, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. to celebrate the delivery of the new venue to Beverly Hills and the greater Los Angeles community. The Wallis transforms the Beverly Hills city block, facing Santa Monica Boulevard, between Crescent and Canon Drives, into the first performing arts center to be built in Beverly Hills: a vibrant arts destination and a major cultural and education hub for audiences of every age, with two distinct, elegant buildings: the renovated historic 1934 Italianate-style Beverly Hills Post Office, now the Paula Kent Meehan Historic Building, and a new, contemporary 500-seat, state-of-the-art Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

New Wallis Annenberg Center to Host Community Day, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

The new Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is holding a Community Day celebration on Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. to celebrate the delivery of the new venue to Beverly Hills and the greater Los Angeles community. The Wallis transforms the Beverly Hills city block, facing Santa Monica Boulevard, between Crescent and Canon Drives, into the first performing arts center to be built in Beverly Hills: a vibrant arts destination and a major cultural and education hub for audiences of every age, with two distinct, elegant buildings: the renovated historic 1934 Italianate-style Beverly Hills Post Office, now the Paula Kent Meehan Historic Building, and a new, contemporary 500-seat, state-of-the-art Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

THE MOST OF NORA EPHRON, With LUCKY GUY, Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 10/29
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 21, 2013

A posthumous collection of material from the unique and well-regarded life and career of screenwriter, journalist, director, playwright and essayist Nora Ephron titled THE MOST OF Nora Ephron is now available to pre-order, out at the end of this month. (more...)

Delia Ephron, Bill T. Jones and More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's 'Northwestern' and 'Hyde Park' Days, 10/13 & 20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) presents the third annual Morry and Dolores Kohl Kaplan Northwestern Day on Oct. 13 on the Northwestern University campus, and the seventh annual Hyde Park Day on Oct. 20 on the University of Chicago campus. These two annual events kick off the 2013 Fall Festival, which will explore the theme of Animal: What Makes Us Human with 88 events throughout Chicago in October and Nov. 1-10. (more...)

Town Hall Arts Center's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Coming to Town Hall Arts Center for a limited engagement this October courtesy of our friends at Breckenridge Backstage Theatre is Love, Loss and What I Wore, written by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman. Original New York Production produced by Daryl Roth. Love, Loss and What I Wore is directed by Christopher Willard, Artistic Director of the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge since 2005. (more...)

Delia Ephron, Bill T. Jones and More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's 'Northwestern' and 'Hyde Park' Days, 10/13 & 20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) presents the third annual Morry and Dolores Kohl Kaplan Northwestern Day today, Oct. 13 on the Northwestern University campus, and the seventh annual Hyde Park Day on Oct. 20 on the University of Chicago campus. These two annual events kick off the 2013 Fall Festival, which will explore the theme of Animal: What Makes Us Human with 88 events throughout Chicago in October and Nov. 1-10. (more...)

Berkeley Light Opera Company to Present LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2013

On the weekends of October 25th and November 1st, Berkeley Light Opera Company (BLOC) will presentLove, Loss, and What I Wore by Nora and Delia Ephron (based on the book by Ilene Beckerman). This witty and touching play about 'matters of the heart and matters of the closet' (New York Times), uses clothing, accessories, and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories that every woman can relate to. The play will be directed byVincent J. Balzano and will feature Lori Ahrens, Leonie Higgins,Stephanie Long, Danielle Marchand, Karen O'Donnell and Lori Roper. (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and More Star in HBO's MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 05, 2013

HBO Films presents in association with SAF Films West MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, starring Academy Award(R) winner Christopher Plummer ('Beginners'), Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') and Benjamin Walker ('Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'); directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears ('The Queen') from a script by Shawn Slovo ('A World Apart'); and executive produced by Emmy(R) winner Frank Doelger (HBO's 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Gathering Storm'), Emmy(R) winner Tracey Scoffield (HBO's 'The Gathering Storm'), Jonathan Cameron and Stephen Frears. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins & Darius de Haas Join Houston Symphony for Pops Concert, Now thru 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 04, 2013

Tonight, October 4 and October 5 & 6, Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski alongside superstar guest vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Darius de Haas will join the Houston Symphony for an evening of smooth grooves, easy rhythms and timeless top 40 hits. (more...)

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