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Date Of Birth:
May 06, 1915
Date Of Death:
October 10, 1985 (70)
Birth Place:
Kenosha, WI, USA
Gender: Male
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Orson Welles News

Date of Birth: May 06, 1915
Date of Death: October 10, 1985 (70)
Birth Place: Kenosha, WI, USA
Gender: Male
University of Michigan Acquires Archive of Filmmaker Nancy SavocaUniversity of Michigan Acquires Archive of Filmmaker Nancy Savoca
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The University of Michigan Library will welcome the papers of another veteran filmmaker to their growing archive of material that highlights visionaries in the genre of independent film. (more...)

The City Theatre to Present A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, 2/12-3/6The City Theatre to Present A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, 2/12-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

?The City Theatre is thrilled to announce the special stage presentation of Robert Bolt's celebrated drama A Man for All Seasons, the thought provoking and timely play of politics, religion, and power. CTC's resident director Jeff Hinkle, (Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Hair, Cyrano de Bergerac, and the acclaimed A Streetcar Named Desire) directs the production lead by an all-star cast of Garry Peters, Roy Mullin, Rick Felkins, Scot Friedman, Mick D'Arcy and Wendy Zavaleta. Performances begin February 12th through March 6th at The City Theatre. (more...)

American Blues Theater Announces 2016-2017 Season, "Define Yourself"American Blues Theater Announces 2016-2017 Season, "Define Yourself"
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the lineup for its 2016 - 2017 Season, "Define Yourself." (more...)

Theatre at St. Claude to Host Season Announcement Party, 1/25Theatre at St. Claude to Host Season Announcement Party, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

After a 2015 that included three original works, a classic radio drama, a hit contemporary comedy, a local comic festival and The Amazing Acrocats, The Theatre at St. Claude will proudly announce its 2016 offerings at a king cake party on Monday, January 25th at 7 PM. (more...)

SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next MonthSHARON TATE IN HEAVEN to Launch 2016 Tour in Los Angeles Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the first dates of the 2016 tour of SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, beginning in Los Angeles for a return engagement, and with additional tour dates to follow in Florida, New York City and Long Island, NY, coinciding with the worldwide release of a film for new media version. It will play on the West Coast on February 5th and 6th for two shows only at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute on the the James Dean Soundstage, an 'environmental' TV studio setting. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/2-1/3/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/2-1/3/2016
by - Jan 3, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 3, 2016 - Sunday, January 3, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/3/16- THE CRADLE WILL ROCKSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/3/16- THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2016

Today in 1938, The Cradle Will Rock opened at the Windsor Theatre. Originally a part of the Federal Theatre Project, it was directed by Orson Welles, and produced by John Houseman. The show was recorded and released on seven 78-rpm discs in 1938, making it the first cast album recording. Following the impromptu opening and a brief run at the Venice Theatre (later renamed the New Century Theatre) in July 1937, the production reopened on January 3, 1938, at the Windsor Theatre under the auspices of the new Mercury Theatre Company. It played a total of 108 performances. (more...)

2016 Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival to Return to NYC This January2016 Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival to Return to NYC This January
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Returning for its fourth annual event from January 14-17, 2016 at the historic Village East Cinema the festival will mark its four-day gathering with divinely crafted films, special appearances and countless fans eager to witness the very pulse of the heart and soul of Science fiction. (more...)

BWW Review: Art for the Home - The Transcendent Printmaking of StellavieBWW Review: Art for the Home - The Transcendent Printmaking of Stellavie
by Patrick Kennedy - Dec 14, 2015

Fine art prints, brought to you by a rising Hamburg-based firm. (more...)

HOMELAND's Claire Danes to Be Honored at Steppenwolf's 'Women in the Arts' Luncheon This WinterHOMELAND's Claire Danes to Be Honored at Steppenwolf's 'Women in the Arts' Luncheon This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced acclaimed film and television star Claire Danes as the guest of honor at the annual Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 12 noon (location TBD). The luncheon features an in-depth conversation with Claire Danes about her incredible career and impact as a leading woman in the arts. (more...)

SPOTLIGHT Among Winners of Los Angeles Film Critics Awards; Full ListSPOTLIGHT Among Winners of Los Angeles Film Critics Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Yesterday, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's (LAFCA) named SPOTLIGHT the recipient of the 2015 Best Picture Award. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere MOBY DICK: HEART OF A WHALE, 12/4Smithsonian Channel to Premiere MOBY DICK: HEART OF A WHALE, 12/4
by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

Smithsonian Channel attempts to answer these questions in a new one-hour special MOBY DICK: HEART OF A WHALE, premiering Friday, December 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

ORSON'S SHADOW to Run 11/25-12/19 at Planet AntORSON'S SHADOW to Run 11/25-12/19 at Planet Ant
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

he thought provoking drama Orson's Shadow by Austin Pendleton will debut at Planet Ant November 25 with performances through December 19. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now at www.planetant.com. A complete performance schedule follows this release. (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

BWW Review: GOODBYE GAULEY MOUNTAIN Arouses at Abron Arts CenterBWW Review: GOODBYE GAULEY MOUNTAIN Arouses at Abron Arts Center
by Matt Hanson - Nov 10, 2015

In 2013, the book “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” was published under the genre, Crime. For his research, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning, Occupy Wall Street Journal newspaperman Chris Hedges walked the sacrifice zones of West Virginia. He chronicled the brutally honest, grassroots American reality of people versus capitalism in hard-bitten, fastidious prose while listening to multigenerational landowners and land defenders like Larry Gibson. (more...)

'Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact' Opens Today at Museum of the Moving Image'Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact' Opens Today at Museum of the Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

The reimagining and recycling of Hollywood movie iconography in contemporary art, and the way that movies live on in our personal and cultural memories, are explored in the exhibition Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact, opening today, November 7, 2015 at the Museum of the Moving Image. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Frederick for 22nd YearA CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Frederick for 22nd Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" is returning to Frederick for the twenty-second straight year with Maryland Ensemble Theatre's production at the Weinberg Center for the Arts. The cast of over two dozen actors portraying the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, Future and Tiny Tim will transport audiences to Victorian England as the penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge learns the error of his miserly ways and embraces the true spirit of Christmas. (more...)

Tangent Theatre Kicks Off 2015 NEWvember New Plays Festival TodayTangent Theatre Kicks Off 2015 NEWvember New Plays Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Tangent Theatre Company and AboutFACE Ireland have made the final selections for their 5th NEWvember New Plays Festival -- a showcase of original plays by emerging playwrights to be held at the Carpenter Shop Theater, Tangent's 50-seat performance space in the center of Tivoli. (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Based on Hit Movie Comes to Community Center TheaterELF THE MUSICAL Based on Hit Movie Comes to Community Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

NETworks Presentations, LLC is pleased to announce casting for the Broadway Sacramento engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. The show will play Nov. 6 - 15 at the Community Center Theater. (more...)

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