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Olympia Dukakis News

Date Of Birth:
June 20, 1931 (83)
Birth Place:
Lowell, MA, USA
Gender:
Female
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Olympia Dukakis to Return to Ten Chimneys This SpringOlympia Dukakis to Return to Ten Chimneys This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

On Friday, March 20th, Ten Chimneys Foundation is honored to welcome back Academy Award-winning actress and 2011 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Master Teacher, Olympia Dukakis. (more...)

CALDERON'S LIFE IS A DREAM and 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Coming Up Off-BroadwayCALDERON'S LIFE IS A DREAM and 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE Coming Up Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Coming up next off-Broadway - Calderon's Life Is A Dream, directed by Matthew Rauch and starring Steven Boyer, Clifton Duncan, Zoe Kazan, Ismenia Mendes, Patrick Page, Jay O. Sanders, Thom Sesma, Nick Westrate, and more on Monday, February 2nd at SoHo Playhouse. Plus, it's your last chance to see Red Bull Theater's finale of its three-part series in collaboration with the Shakespeare Society: Shakespeare and the Jacobeans on Film. See John Ford's 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE, a film by Roland Joffe, on Sunday, January 25th at the SVA Theatre. (more...)

Charlie Hofheimer, Robin Gammell & Dion Mucciacito to Star in HERO Theatre's WAITING FOR LEFTYCharlie Hofheimer, Robin Gammell & Dion Mucciacito to Star in HERO Theatre's WAITING FOR LEFTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

HERO Theatre announced today the full cast of its upcoming production of Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty'. Charlie Hofheimer ("Mad Men"), Robin Gammell ("How to Get Away with Murder") and Dion Mucciacito (Lincoln Center's "Golden Boy") are part of a cast that includes Elisa Bocanegra (Roundabout's "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore"), Alan Blumenfeld ("The Interview"), Nick Caballero, Johnny Ray Gill (Sundance Channel's "Rectify"), Ephraim Lopez, Shannon Lucio ("True Blood"), Jonathan Medina and Jerry Nessis. Performances begin January 23rd, 2015 and will be held at the Rosenthal Theater at Inner-City Arts in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

National Arts Club Hosts 40th Anniversary Screening of THE REHEARSALNational Arts Club Hosts 40th Anniversary Screening of THE REHEARSAL
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2014

The National Arts Club hosted a 40th anniversary screening of Jules Dassin's The Rehearsal, released in 1974. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE JACOBEANS ON FILM in JanuaryRed Bull Theater to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE JACOBEANS ON FILM in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Red Bull Theater today announced a new three-part collaboration with the Shakespeare Society exploring Shakespeare and the Jacobeans on Film. The series includes a Shakespeare Society major member event (open to the public) and two film screenings. All three events will be held at the SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues) part of the School of Visual Arts. For more information and tickets, visit RedBullTheater.com (more...)

Stephen Plunkett & More to Join Robert Cuccioli and Angelina Fiordellisi in SNOW ORCHID Off-BroadwayStephen Plunkett & More to Join Robert Cuccioli and Angelina Fiordellisi in SNOW ORCHID Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Casting is now complete for the Off-Broadway premiere of a new version of Joe Pintauro's classic drama SNOW ORCHID at the Lion Theatre on Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd St.). Stephen Plunkett (War Horse), David McElwee (The Wayside Motor Inn) and Timothy Hassler (Fiddler on the Roof at Goodspeed) will join previously announced stars Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli and Angelina Fiordellisi. (more...)

Billy Crystal Receives United Solo Special Award for 700 SUNDAYS; Full List of Winners Announced!Billy Crystal Receives United Solo Special Award for 700 SUNDAYS; Full List of Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The world's largest solo theatre festival concluded its season with an awards ceremony held on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Theatre Row in New York City. It was the closing night for a ten-week season of solo theatre and the fifth anniversary of the festival, a resident company at Theatre Row. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A PARTICLE OF DREAD Opening NightPhoto Coverage: A PARTICLE OF DREAD Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 24, 2014

Signature Theatre's U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD(OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler opened last night at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. The production will now play through Sunday, January 4, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Opens TonightPhoto Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues with this season's opening Shakespeare production of 'The Comedy of Errors' playing tonight, November 21- December 13, 2014. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Begins TodayCincinnati Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues with this season's opening Shakespeare production of 'The Comedy of Errors' playing November 21- December 13, 2014. For this production, Cincinnati Shakespeare is thrilled to welcome the Executive Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Association, Patrick Flick, to the director's chair for the first time at CSC! The production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Jeremy Dubin, Paul Riopelle, Justin McCombs and Josh Katawick. The design is generously sponsored by Towne Properties. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORSPhoto Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues with this season's opening Shakespeare production of 'The Comedy of Errors' playing November 21- December 13, 2014. For this production, Cincinnati Shakespeare is thrilled to welcome the Executive Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Association, Patrick Flick, to the director's chair for the first time at CSC! The production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Jeremy Dubin, Paul Riopelle, Justin McCombs and Josh Katawick. The design is generously sponsored by Towne Properties. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: La MaMa Earth Gala Honors Olympia DukakisPhoto Coverage: La MaMa Earth Gala Honors Olympia Dukakis
by Walter McBride - Nov 14, 2014

La MaMa just honored award-winning Olympia Dukakis for her creative achievement in the arts and her work as an activist for social change; and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom partner Dan Kurtz for his steadfast advocacy on behalf of nonprofit organizations at the La MaMa Earth Gala last night, November 13th. Guests included Austin Pendleton (who will toast Olympia), John Patrick Shanley, Matt Dillon, among others. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Announces Change to 2014-2015 SeasonNew Repertory Theatre Announces Change to 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

New Repertory Theatre's 2014-2015 season will culminate with the Next Rep World Premiere of SCENES FROM AN ADULTERY by Ronan Noone. The production will replace THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE, which was to feature Olympia Dukakis. Due to family commitments, Ms. Dukakis will be unable to appear in the production. (more...)

MDDF Honors Judith Malina at Annual Gala TonightMDDF Honors Judith Malina at Annual Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Legendary actress and Co-Founder of The Living Theatre JUDITH MALINA will be honored by an 'Educational Visionary' Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to her by celebrated Academy Award-winning actress OLYMPIA DUKAKIS, tonight, November 14, 7 PM, in the Gala Benefit event 'Dance for Dance,' sponsored by Mark DeGarmo & Dancers/Dynamic Forms, Inc. (MDDF). The award is presented annually to 'visionaries who have contributed to promoting innovation in education through the arts,' and celebrates Ms. Malina on her lifelong contributions to the arts and education through the arts. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli & Angelina Fiordellisi to Lead SNOW ORCHID Off-BroadwayRobert Cuccioli & Angelina Fiordellisi to Lead SNOW ORCHID Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

This February, Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli and Angelina Fiordellisi will star in a new version of Joe Pintauro's classic drama SNOW ORCHID at Off-Broadway's Lion Theatre on Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd St.). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/13/14 - DISENCHANTED! Meets the Press, Ullman on TONIGHT and More!WAKE UP with BWW 11/13/14 - DISENCHANTED! Meets the Press, Ullman on TONIGHT and More!
by Jessica Showers - Nov 13, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DISENCHANTED! meets the press, THE BAND WAGON's Tracey Ullman appears on THE TONIGHT SHOW, and more! (more...)

La MaMa Honors Olympia Dukakis and More at Earth Gala TonightLa MaMa Honors Olympia Dukakis and More at Earth Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

La MaMa will honor award-winning Olympia Dukakis for her creative achievement in the arts and her work as an activist for social change; and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom partner Dan Kurtz for his steadfast advocacy on behalf of nonprofit organizations at the La MaMa Earth Gala tonight, November 13th. Guests Include Austin Pendleton (who will toast Olympia), John Patrick Shanley, Matt Dillon, among others. (more...)

Tarragon Theatre's SEXTET Opens TonightTarragon Theatre's SEXTET Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Tarragon Theatre proudly presents the world premiere of Sextet, written and directed by the prolific, award-winning Morris Panych, one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights and directors. Chock-full of Panych's trademark wit, this hilarious comic drama about six sexually entangled musicians on an ill-fated winter tour opens tonight, November 12 and runs to December 14 (previewed from November 5) in Tarragon's Mainspace. (more...)

La MaMa to Honor Olympia Dukakis and More at Earth Gala This WeekLa MaMa to Honor Olympia Dukakis and More at Earth Gala This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

La MaMa will honor award-winning Olympia Dukakis for her creative achievement in the arts and her work as an activist for social change; and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom partner Dan Kurtz for his steadfast advocacy on behalf of nonprofit organizations at the La MaMa Earth Gala on Thursday, November 13th. Guests Include Austin Pendleton (who will toast Olympia), John Patrick Shanley, Matt Dillon, among others. (more...)

VIETNAM...THROUGH MY LENS Begins Tonight at Dorothy Strelsin TheatreVIETNAM...THROUGH MY LENS Begins Tonight at Dorothy Strelsin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

LSNelson Productions presents the world premiere of the new play VIETNAM...THROUGH MY LENS written and performed by Stu Richel ('Everyone's War'), directed by Linda S. Nelson ('The Choice') with performances beginning tonight, November 6th prior to an official press opening of November 9th at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street) in Manhattan. (more...)

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