Richard Kline News

Date Of Birth:
April 29, 1944 (70)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
David Hyde Pierce-Helmed IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU to Arrive on Broadway This Spring?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

In 2011, BroadwayWorld reported that Brian Hargrove and Barbara Anselmi's new musical IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, directed by David Hyde Pierce in its world premiere at the George Street Playhouse that year, would be coming to Broadway. Now according to an Equity casting notice, it seems like the show will indeed land on Broadway, with rehearsals set to begin in January 2015. The musical will open on or around March 26, 2015. (more...)

Scott Ripley, Alanna Saunders, Amandina Altomare & More Join Leslie Uggams in GYPSY, Beginning Tonight at CT Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

In April 2014, Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal announced that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggams would be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable today, July 10-20. This announcement quickly spread through social media circles and the theatre community and set off a firestorm of discussion on message boards and Twitter about casting an African American actress in this iconic role. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Alana Saunders and Amandina Altomare Talk GYPSY at CT Rep, Perform 'If Mama Were Married'
by Stage Tube - Jul 01, 2014

FoxCT recently interviewed stars of CT Rep's GYPSY, Alanna Saunders as 'June' and Amandina Altomare as 'Louise' - both actresses also performed 'If Mama Were Married'. Watch them below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Leslie Uggams on Joining Show Business, Leading Connecticut Rep's GYPSY & More
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2014

In April 2014, Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal announced that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggamswould be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable, running July 10-20. Uggams, who will be the first African American actress to play the iconic role, recently visited local news station WFSB, and opened up about joining show business at a young age, the production, and more. Check out her interview below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: On-Stage Rapport Shines in CT Rep's THE SUNSHINE BOYS
by Lauren Yarger - Jun 26, 2014

More impressive than two good actors doing what they do best, however, is how Ruiz, pictured right with Kline, fits perfectly in to the mix. He has stood out in roles at CT Rep's My Fair Lady, The Music Man and Man of LaMancha as well as in Yale Rep'sAmerican Night, but really shines here. He conveys real affection for his uncle, admiration for Al and somehow manages to be engaging without getting in the way of the veterans. (more...)

Scott Ripley, Alanna Saunders, Amandina Altomare & More Join Leslie Uggams in GYPSY at CT Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

In April 2014, Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal announced that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggams would be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable July 10-20. This announcement quickly spread through social media circles and the theatre community and set off a firestorm of discussion on message boards and Twitter about casting an African American actress in this iconic role. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jerry Adler and Richard Kline in CT Rep's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

THE SUNSHINE BOYS by Neil Simon, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre is onstage tonight, June 19-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. The Neil Simon penned comedy is led by Broadway and Television veterans Jerry Adler as Willie Clark and Richard Kline as Al Lewis. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Summer Stages: Summer Picks in Connecticut
by Lauren Yarger - Jun 16, 2014

Connecticut's theater season heats up during the summer with regular and summer series offerings. Some of the top picks I am looking forward to: (more...)

THE SUNSHINE BOYS to Run 6/19-29 at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

THE SUNSHINE BOYS by Neil Simon, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre is onstage June 19-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. The Neil Simon penned comedy is led by Broadway and Television veterans Jerry Adler as Willie Clark and Richard Kline as Al Lewis. (more...)

Leslie Uggams to Lead GYPSY as 'Mama Rose' at Connecticut Rep, 7/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

In April 2014, Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal announced that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggams would be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable July 10-20. This announcement quickly spread through social media circles and the theatre community and set off a firestorm of discussion on message boards and Twitter about casting an African American actress in this iconic role. (more...)

Jerry Adler and Richard Kline to Star in CRT's THE SUNSHINE BOYS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the complete cast for its production of Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series onstage June 14-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. (more...)

Official: Leslie Uggams to Star as 'Mama Rose' in Connecticut Rep's GYPSY This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal has announced that Leslie Uggams, the Tony and Emmy Award winning actress will be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable onstage July 10-20. GYPSY, is the third show in the 2014 Summer Nutmeg Series, which includes A CHORUS LINE (June 5-14) and THE SUNSHINE BOYS (June 19-29) starring Jerry Adler and Richard Kline. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE, THE SUNSHINE BOYS and GYPSY Make Up Connecticut Rep's 2014 Nutmeg Summer Series, 6/5-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal is pleased to announce Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) 2014 Nutmeg Summer Series. The three show season celebrates life backstage and behind the curtain. Two award winning musicals; A Chorus Line and Gypsy are matched with Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys, a comedy starring Jerry Adler (The Good Wife) and Richard Kline (Three's Company). The Nutmeg Summer Series runs June 5 through July 20, 2014 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the University of Connecticut-Storrs campus. Subscriptions to all three productions are now on sale. Single tickets will go on sale April 15, 2014. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce-Helmed IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Aiming For Broadway Early Next Year?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

In 2011, BroadwayWorld reported that Brian Hargrove and Barbara Anselmi's new musical IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, directed by David Hyde Pierce in its world premiere at the George Street Playhouse that year, would be coming to Broadway. It's been a much longer wait than anticipated, but now Pierce has revealed in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that the show is prepping for arrival on the Great White Way 'in the coming season or early next year'. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 2/16-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

What do you do when your adult daughter returns home for the holidays and announces she is about to publish a controversial memoir? Can you stop her? (more...)

ALL THAT GLITTERS Star Sees Justin Bieber as Liberace Lover Scott Thorson
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

In an interview with Michael Musto in today's Out.com, Richard Kline, who will portray legendary pianist Liberace in an upcoming musical stage production of the virtuoso, shared his thoughts on the casting of the recent HBO Liberace biopic 'Behind the Candelabra.' (more...)

Howard McGillin, Barbara Walsh and More Lead A SALUTE TO SONDHEIM at SUNY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2013

Some of Broadway's brightest stars, including Tony Award nominees Howard McGillin ('Phantom of the Opera', 'Sunday in the Park With George') and Barbara Walsh ('Company', 'Falsettos'), along with Loni Ackerman ('Evita', 'Cats') and Penguin favorite Richard Kline ('Wicked', 'Three's Company'), headline a cast of more than 15 in A Salute to Sondheim tonight, October 5 at 8 p.m. at SUNY Rockland Community College in Suffern, New York. (more...)

Howard McGillin, Barbara Walsh and More to Lead A SALUTE TO SONDHEIM at SUNY, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Some of Broadway's brightest stars, including Tony Award nominees Howard McGillin ('Phantom of the Opera', 'Sunday in the Park With George') and Barbara Walsh ('Company', 'Falsettos'), along with Loni Ackerman ('Evita', 'Cats') and Penguin favorite Richard Kline ('Wicked', 'Three's Company'), headline a cast of more than 15 in A Salute to Sondheim Saturday, October 5 at 8 p.m. at SUNY Rockland Community College in Suffern, New York. (more...)

Liberace Musical ALL THAT GLITTERS, Starring Richard Kline, Aims for Broadway in 2014-15; Eyes Fall 2014 Debut in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

'ALL THAT GLITTERS', an unauthorized biography of a ground-breaking legend, an opulent musical event about the greatest showman on earth is on its way to Broadway for the 2014-15 season, directed and choreographed by Alexander DeJong. The show features Music and Lyrics by Mr. DeJong, Book by Mr. DeJong and James A. Walsh, and Additional Music by Tom Nelson. The show will star Richard Kline as Wladziu Valentino Liberace. (more...)

2013 Broadway Performance Project Set for the Laurie Beechman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The Group Theatre Too, along with choreographer, Justin Boccitto and director, Kimberly Vaughn presents the 2013 Broadway Performance Project (BPP), an evening of young, aspiring Broadway bound talent performing tonight, June 11th and Thursday, June 13th, 7:00pm at cabaret hub, The Laurie Beechman Theater. (more...)

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