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Date Of Birth:
October 16, 1854
Date Of Death:
November 30, 1900 (46)
Birth Place:
Dublin, IRELAND
Gender:
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BWW Reviews: Orlandersmith Honors the Artists Who Shaped Her in FOREVERBWW Reviews: Orlandersmith Honors the Artists Who Shaped Her in FOREVER
by Michael Dale - May 5, 2015

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Avon Players to Close Season with A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, 5/22-6/6Avon Players to Close Season with A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, 5/22-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Avon Players closes its season with a love letter to community theatre, the sweet and stirring musical A Man of No Importance, based on the Albert Finney movie of the same name. A Man of No Importance runs May 22-June 6.  (more...)

13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Completes Lineup, Launches Next Week13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival Completes Lineup, Launches Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015.  (more...)

Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER Opens Tonight at NYTWDael Orlandersmith's FOREVER Opens Tonight at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

The New York premiere of FOREVER, the fourth production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker), created and performed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith (Monster, The Gimmick) and directed by Neel Keller (The Nether), officially opens tonight, May 4, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). FOREVER runs through Sunday, May 31, 2015. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Running 5/13-30Tickets on Sale Now for 13th Annual Downtown Urban Theater Festival, Running 5/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Downtown Urban Theater Festival (Reg E. Gaines, Artistic Director) will present its 13th annual season in New York City from May 13th - 30th, 2015. (more...)

Content Makes Deal for Romantic Drama DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEAContent Makes Deal for Romantic Drama DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Adding even more firepower to its international sales slate, Content Media announced today that it has acquired international sales rights to the star-studded romantic drama “The Devil in the Deep Blue Sea,” (more...)

Veronica Klaus, Connie Champagne & D'arcy Drollinger to Join Justin Sayre for THE MEETING at Oasis, 4/25Veronica Klaus, Connie Champagne & D'arcy Drollinger to Join Justin Sayre for THE MEETING at Oasis, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will make its SAN FRANCISO debut to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) on Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 PM. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfully droll" by The New York Post and "hilarious and sardonic" by The Village Voice. A story for Slate.com called the evening "so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight." The New York run of The Meeting* - currently running monthly at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater - has been sold out since the New York Times "Arts & Leisure" piece ran last September. Special musical guests for the Oasis performance will include Veronica Klaus, Connie Champagne, and D'Arcy Drollinger. Tickets are $20 and are available at SFOasis.com. (more...)

Romance, Betrayal, Revenge... Meet the Full Cast of THE VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Romance, Betrayal, Revenge... Meet the Full Cast of THE VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrates its official opening tonight, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch a sneak preview of the show! (more...)

Cal Shakes to Open 41st Season with TWELFTH NIGHT, 5/27Cal Shakes to Open 41st Season with TWELFTH NIGHT, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

California Shakespeare Theater opens its 2015 season with Shakespeare's comic masterpiece, Twelfth Night, directed by Christopher Liam Moore. Twelfth Night plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from May 27 through June 21. (more...)

Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER Begins Tonight at NYTWDael Orlandersmith's FOREVER Begins Tonight at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The New York premiere of FOREVER, the fourth production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker), created and performed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith (Monster, The Gimmick) and directed by Neel Keller (The Nether), begins previews tonight, April 22nd and officially opens on Monday, May 4, 2015 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003). (more...)

BWW Reviews: TRAVESTIES is Wildly FunnyBWW Reviews: TRAVESTIES is Wildly Funny
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - Apr 21, 2015

Tom Stoppard is the kind of playwright who is so clever that it almost feels like he's showing off. Travesties is one such example of Stoppard's brilliance, as he seamlessly combines past and present, reality and fiction in an inventive and Wildean play that, believe it or not, was inspired by real events. (more...)

Tectonic Theater Project Welcomes Lauren Wainwright as New Executive DirectorTectonic Theater Project Welcomes Lauren Wainwright as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Tectonic Theater Project, the award-winning theater company whose works include Tony winners 33 Variations, I am My Own Wife, The Laramie Project, and Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, announced today that Lauren Wainwright has been named its new Executive Director. Wainwright is currently the Managing Producer of The Foundry Theatre and will assume her full-time duties at Tectonic on May 6, 2015. (more...)

Randy Harrison Featured on Latest Episode of SPARKLE & CIRCULATE PodcastRandy Harrison Featured on Latest Episode of SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted the sixth episode, which features an in-depth chat with Randy Harrison. The show is available on iTunes here. (more...)

Who's in the Wedding Party? Meet the Full Cast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Who's in the Wedding Party? Meet the Full Cast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 14, 2015

Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard head an outstanding cast in It Shoulda Been You, the hilarious and heartwarming new musical comedy that proves when it comes to wedding day insanity, everything is relative. It Shoulda Been You, which had a sold-out premiere at New Jersey's George Street Playhouse, officially opens tonight, April 14, 2015 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Playhouse on Park's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Playhouse on Park's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Victorian London awaits at Playhouse on Park! Under the direction of Jerry Winters, a dynamic eight-member cast presents Oscar Wilde's beloved comedy The Importance of Being Earnest. Audience members will be enchanted and romanced from start to finish with mystique, folly and playful deception. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Jenn Harris, Drew Droege & More to Honor The Indigo Girls with THE MEETING* at Joe's Pub, 4/19Jenn Harris, Drew Droege & More to Honor The Indigo Girls with THE MEETING* at Joe's Pub, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, April 19 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. (more...)

A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Opens 4/28 at Arvada CenterA MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Opens 4/28 at Arvada Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open the regional premiere of A Man of No Importance directed by Arvada Center Artistic Producer, Rod A. Lansberry in the Main Stage Theater on April 28, running through May 17, 2015. (more...)

George Dvorsky to Star in Pioneer Theatre Company's THE MUSIC MAN This MayGeorge Dvorsky to Star in Pioneer Theatre Company's THE MUSIC MAN This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the Tony Award-winning musical The Music Man, May 1 through May 16, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews/Previews: Pink's MKE Ballet GISELLE Delves Deep into Ultimate Human ExisetenceBWW Reviews/Previews: Pink's MKE Ballet GISELLE Delves Deep into Ultimate Human Exisetence
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 7, 2015

On on March weekend just after spring arrived, the Milwaukee Ballet opened one of the oldest ballets- Giselle-to an appreciative audience. By adapting Jean Corelli's and Jules Perrot's original choreography, with Adolphe Adam's musical score arranged by Gavin Sutherland, Michael Pink in collaboration with Christopher Cable delves deeper into the human existence through their interpretation integrating traditional and contemporary choreography to retell one of the most romantic ballets in the art's repertoire. Another ballet where every year through Pink's remarkable storytelling the audience anticipates his revelation of art and beauty, grace and strength through dance. (more...)

BWW Preview: The British Comedy COCK Opening at the Unicorn TheatreBWW Preview: The British Comedy COCK Opening at the Unicorn Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Apr 3, 2015

Jeff Church directs Cock opening April 25 on the stage of the Jerome Stage in the Unicorn Theatre at 3828 Main in Kansas City, Mo. Mike Bartlett, playwright of An Intervention, Chariots of Fire, and Earthquakes in London, wrote the British comedy about identity and sexuality. Due to adult subject matter and language, Cock is suggested for mature audiences. (more...)

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