Ring Lardner News

FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine & Lauren Ambrose, A GREAT WILDERNESS & More Set for WTF's 2014 Nikos Stage Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the 2014 Nikos Stage offerings, completing the 60th Anniversary Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company. The Nikos Stage season kicks off on July 9th with the East Coast premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's acclaimed play A Great Wilderness (July 9 - 20) and will also include a revival of Sam Shepard's Fool For Love, directed by Daniel Aukin with Lauren Ambrose (making her Festival debut) and Chris Pine (returning to Williamstown after 12 years), playing July 24 - August 3. The Nikos Stage season ends with the anticipated return of the PigPen Theatre Co.'s celebrated production of The Old Man and the Old Moon (August 6 - 17). (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center to Present Art of the Real & Jim Jarmusch
by Movies News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Film Society of Lincoln Center to present Art of the Real & Jim Jarmusch (more...)

Breaking: JUNE MOON, LIVING ON LOVE, THE VISIT Revival with Chita Rivera and More Set for 2014 Williamstown Theatre Festival!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 30, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the 2014 Main Stage Season, the 60th Anniversary Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company. The Main Stage Season will kick off on July 2, 2014 with a revival of Ring Lardner and George S. Kaufman's June Moon, directed by WTF favorite Jessica Stone (July 2-13); the season will also include the World Premiere of Living on Love by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro and Garson Kanin (based on Kanin's play Peccadillo), with celebrated soprano Renee Fleming in her Festival debut, directed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (July 16 - 26), and the highly anticipated revival of Kander and Ebb's The Visit, featuring Tony Award winner Chita Rivera, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle (July 31 - August 17). (more...)

John Lithgow Brings STORIES BY HEART to Chicago Area This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 02, 2013

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor John Lithgow offers a touching and humorous reflection on storytelling as the tie that binds humanity when he performs the Chicago area debut of his critically-acclaimed one-man show, 'Stories by Heart' at the ECC Arts Center, located in Building H on the Elgin Community College Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive tonight, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m.; and at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring STORIES BY HEART to Chicago Area, 11/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor John Lithgow offers a touching and humorous reflection on storytelling as the tie that binds humanity when he performs the Chicago area debut of his critically-acclaimed one-man show, "Stories by Heart" at the ECC Arts Center, located in Building H on the Elgin Community College Campus, 1700 Spartan Drive Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m.; and at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. (more...)

UCLA Film & TV Archive Presents 'Champion: The Stanley Kramer Centennial' Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Aug 08, 2013

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hugh M. Hefner Classic Film Program will present the World Premiere screening of the new restoration of Death of a Salesman (1951), directed by Laslo Benedek, produced by Stanley Kramer and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play written by Arthur Miller tonight, August 9, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard (at the corner of Westwood Boulevard), Los Angeles, CA 90024. (more...)

UCLA Film & TV Archive Presents 'Champion: The Stanley Kramer Centennial', 8/9
by Movies News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hugh M. Hefner Classic Film Program will present the World Premiere screening of the new restoration of Death of a Salesma (more...)

Kate Lardner, Joshua Mostel and More Set for Ensemble Studio Theatre's Panel on Children of the Blacklist Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2013

Six children whose parents were on the blacklist of the 1950s will gather for a panel discussion after today's April 14, 5:00pm performance of Finks, playwright Joe Gilford's fictionalized account of his parents, Jack Gilford and MAdeline Lee Gilford, and their real life experience of the blacklist, at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street. (more...)

Kate Lardner, Joshua Mostel and More Set for Ensemble Studio Theatre's Panel on Children of the Blacklist, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2013

Six children whose parents were on the blacklist of the 1950s will gather for a panel discussion after the Sunday, April 14, 5:00pm performance of Finks, playwright Joe Gilford's fictionalized account of his parents, Jack Gilford and Madeline Lee Gilford, and their real life experience of the blacklist, at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street. (more...)

WB & TCM to Launch Gene Kelly, John Wayne, & Paul Newman DVD Collections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 04, 2013

Warner Home Video (WHV) and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) are adding four new collections to their TCM Greatest Classic Films line, which spotlights Hollywood's most legendary actors and actresses in classic cinema. Available June 18, the newest additions are: TCM Greatest Classic Films: Legends - Gene Kelly, starring one of the most dominant forces in Hollywood musicals during the mid-1940s; TCM Greatest Classic Films: Legends - John Wayne Action, featuring the Academy Award winner who landed Best Actor in a Leading Role for "True Grit" in 1970 and drew some of the top box offices for decades; TCM Greatest Classic Films: Legends - Paul Newman, starring the Academy Award winner who received the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for "The Color of Money" in 1987; and TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romantic Affairs, featuring some of the silver screen's most sizzling love interests including, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, Carol Lombard, and Cary Grant. Each star-studded collection features four classic films and is affordably priced at $27.92 SRP. Orders are due May 14. (more...)

David Koepp to Receive Writers Guild of America's Career Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Writers Guild of America, East today announced that versatile screenwriter and director David Koepp will be the recipient of the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement. (more...)

Photo Flash: Snapple Theater Center's Anne L. Bernstein Theater Naming Dedication
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2012

On Thursday, December 13, the 199 seat proscenium theater on the fourth floor of the Snapple Theater Center was named in honor of Broadway, off-Broadway and film producer, Anne L. Bernstein. Scroll below for photos from the dedication ceremony. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents DULCY 9/21-10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2011

East Lynne Theater Company presents a screwball comedy, Dulcy. 'This is probably the first weekend party on record that ended on Friday night,' says Dulcy's brother William to his brother-in-law Gordon. (more...)

Anne Kaufman Comes to ELTC's Dulcy 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company has announced that Anne Kaufman, the daughter of playwright George S. Kaufman, is attending 'Dulcy' on Wednesday, October 12, and will be available for an after-show Q&A with the audience. (more...)

Anne Kaufman Comes to ELTC's Dulcy 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company has announced that Anne Kaufman, the daughter of playwright George S. Kaufman, is attending 'Dulcy' on Wednesday, October 12, and will be available for an after-show Q&A with the audience. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents DULCY 9/21-10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

East Lynne Theater Company presents a screwball comedy, Dulcy. 'This is probably the first weekend party on record that ended on Friday night,' says Dulcy's brother William to his brother-in-law Gordon. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents DULCY 9/21-10/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2011

East Lynne Theater Company presents a screwball comedy, Dulcy. 'This is probably the first weekend party on record that ended on Friday night,' says Dulcy's brother William to his brother-in-law Gordon. (more...)

FEAR AND DESIRE Plays The Drilling Company Theatre, 6/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2011

FEAR AND DESIRE is the second play in a trilogy written by Free (Part One is Beginner At Life and Part Three is Black Fire/White Fire). In FEAR AND DESIRE, Eden, a new mother in Manhattan, asks 'How do you trust life if you don't trust your mother?' (more...)

FEAR AND DESIRE Plays The Drilling Company Theatre, 6/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2011

FEAR AND DESIRE is the second play in a trilogy written by Free (Part One is Beginner At Life and Part Three is Black Fire/White Fire). In FEAR AND DESIRE, Eden, a new mother in Manhattan, asks 'How do you trust life if you don't trust your mother?' (more...)

FEAR AND DESIRE Plays The Drilling Company Theatre, 6/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

FEAR AND DESIRE is the second play in a trilogy written by Free (Part One is Beginner At Life and Part Three is Black Fire/White Fire). In FEAR AND DESIRE, Eden, a new mother in Manhattan, asks 'How do you trust life if you don't trust your mother?' (more...)

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