Nora Ephron News

Date Of Birth:
May 19, 1941
Date Of Death:
June 26, 2012 (71)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
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...)

Subscriptions for Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts's 2013-14 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

Subscription tickets for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 2013/2014 Inaugural Season go on sale on Tuesday, October 1 and are available by visiting www.thewallis.org. (more...)

Julie Halston to Host Transport Group's GIMME A BREAK! Gala Honoring Beth Williams, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 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...)

Capathia Jenkins & Darius de Haas to Join Houston Symphony for Pops Concert, 10/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2013

On October 4, 5 and 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. Audiences will hear music from the kings and queens of classic soul, including Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, James Brown, Roberta Flack, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. With songs like 'Natural Woman,' 'You are Everything,' 'Respect,' 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours' and 'I Heard it Through the Grapevine,' Jones Hall is sure to be full of rhythm from this iconic musical era. Showcasing local talent, Houston-based vocalists Kam Franklin, Lisa Harris and Lucas Gorham will perform as back-up singers on many of the evening's hit songs. (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 - Sep 18, 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...)

Phoenix Theatre Extends LOVE LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Until Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE by Nora and Delia Ephron, has extended through September 15 at the Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis. Dates of extension: September 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 2013. (more...)

'SPELLING BEE,' 'LOVE, LOSS' & More Set for Muses Theatre's Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

The season opens with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin), a hilarious musical comedy about six young people in the throes of puberty participating in a spelling bee, overseen by adults who barely managed to escape childhood themselves. Performances September 27 - October 20. (more...)

NYTW Presents FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN Starring Nikki M James, Ray Fisher, K. Todd Freeman & More, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) Artistic Director James C. Nicola has announced that Fetch Clay, Make Man, written by Will Power and directed by Des McAnuff, will begin performances tonight, August 23 at NYTW, 79 East 4 Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue. Opening night is set for Thursday, September 12 at 7pm. Fetch Clay, Make Man is scheduled to run through Sunday, October 13; tickets are on sale now. (more...)

TWO MUSES THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS THIRD SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2013

Two Muses Theatre, a nonprofit, professional theatre based in West Bloomfield, Michigan, will produce six shows beginning in September with something for everyone: a musical comedy, two holiday shows (one geared for family, one a bit more unconventional), a theatre for the young series, a contemporary comedy and a serio-comedy. Three of the shows have exclusively female casts in fitting with Two Muses Theatre's mission to provide opportunities for female professionals in theater. (more...)

Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces its Inaugural Season beginning with performances by the Martha Graham Dance Company, which open the 500-seat Goldsmith Theater on November 8 and 9, 2013, followed by the play Parfumerie by Miklos Laszlo, adapted by Edward P. Dowdall and directed by Mark Brokaw, from November 26 to December 22, 2013. The romantic tale Parfumerie inspired the films The Shop Around the Corner, In the Good Old Summertime, and Nora Ephron's You've Got Mail, as well as the Broadway musical She Loves Me. As a special program, an exhibition on perfume entitled Timeless Scents: 1370-2013, a history of iconic fragrances through the ages is being created especially for The Wallis by Chandler Burr, former New York Times scent critic. (more...)

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