Sam Shepard News

Date of Birth: November 05, 1943 (72)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
TheatreWorks' 47th Season to Feature American, World PremieresTheatreWorks' 47th Season to Feature American, World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the line-up for the company's 47th season. (more...)

John Malkovich to Direct The Irish Rep's A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, Starring Julian SandsJohn Malkovich to Direct The Irish Rep's A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, Starring Julian Sands
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Irish Repertory Theatre, in association with Nick Brooke LTD. and Pleasance, are proud to announce the return of Julian Sands (Room With a View, The Killing Fields, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) in A CELEBRATION OF HAROLD PINTER, directed by acclaimed actor and director John Malkovich (Places in the Heart, The Caretaker).  Originally presented during The Irish Rep's 2012-13 Theater Season, the critically acclaimed solo show returns for a strictly-limited engagement from Tuesday, March 15th - Sunday, April 3rd, 2016.  Tickets are on sale now through The Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org. (more...)

Bernadette Peters Remembers Late DAMES AT SEA Director, Robert DahdahBernadette Peters Remembers Late DAMES AT SEA Director, Robert Dahdah
by Michael Dale - Feb 8, 2016

The 1966 Caffe Cino production starred a teenage Bernadette Peters in her first major New York role. (more...)

Original DAMES AT SEA Director, CURLEY McDIMPLE Author/Director Robert Dahdah, Dead at 89Original DAMES AT SEA Director, CURLEY McDIMPLE Author/Director Robert Dahdah, Dead at 89
by Michael Dale - Feb 8, 2016

The Off-Off Broadway pioneer directed young Bernadette Peters in two of her first New York starring roles. (more...)

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE to Air on Reel 13 This MonthTHE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE to Air on Reel 13 This Month
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

John Frankenheimer's nail-biting black-and-white Cold War thriller The Manchurian Candidate is featured in the February Reel 13 lineup. (more...)

Anonymous Caller Convinces David Mamet To Allow Reviews of Mary-Arrchie's AMERICAN BUFFALOAnonymous Caller Convinces David Mamet To Allow Reviews of Mary-Arrchie's AMERICAN BUFFALO
by Michael Dale - Feb 4, 2016

The Chicago production had been denied the right to invite critics due to a standard practice. (more...)

Baba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo PlayhouseBaba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

NYC-based Canadian playwright and 'peer reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman ('Astonishing and brilliant' - NY Times) is gearing up for the U.S debut of RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS at the SoHo Playhouse in downtown Manhattan, under the direction of Darren Lee Cole, Artistic Director. (more...)

The New Group Revival of BURIED CHILD Begins TonightThe New Group Revival of BURIED CHILD Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The New Group presents Sam Shepard's Buried Child, the third production in its 2015-2016 season. (more...)

The New Group Extends BURIED CHILD with Ed Harris, Taissa Farmiga & MoreThe New Group Extends BURIED CHILD with Ed Harris, Taissa Farmiga & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a two-week extension for Sam Shepard's Buried Child, the third production in the company's 2015-2016 season.  Originally set to play a limited Off-Broadway engagement through March 13, this production now plays through Sunday, March 27.  Directed by Scott Elliott, this production features Taissa Farmiga, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Larry Pine, Rich Sommer, Paul Sparks and Nat Wolff.  Previews begin February 2 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Wednesday, February 17 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Kathryn Erbe & More Join Frank Langella  in MTC's THE FATHER on BroadwayKathryn Erbe & More Join Frank Langella in MTC's THE FATHER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming American premiere of The Father, the new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), in a new production directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Outside Mullingar, City of Conversation) atMTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Road Less Traveled Productions Announces 2016-2017 Season LineupRoad Less Traveled Productions Announces 2016-2017 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Road Less Traveled Productions is pleased to announce its 2016-17 Season to Buffalo theatergoers! Featuring five full regular season theatrical productions, this season will include original work as well as Western New York premieres of work never before produced in the Buffalo area. RLTP's 13th season will include: (more...)

La MaMa & Talking Band's Symphonic Play BURNISHED BY GRIEF Opens TonightLa MaMa & Talking Band's Symphonic Play BURNISHED BY GRIEF Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Since its founding in 1974 by Paul Zimet and Ellen Maddow -- former members of Joseph Chaikin's seminal Open Theater -- the Talking Band has remained a cornerstone of New York City's avant-garde theater community. La MaMa in association with Talking Band presents the world premiere of its latest work, BURNISHED BY GRIEF, a sinister, music infused romantic comedy, at La MaMa's first floor theater, opening tonight, January 27, and running through February 7, 2016. (more...)

BLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut ProductionBLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

A Jewish-American reporter in Japan uncovers a conspiracy to cover up the government-sanctioned sale of HIV-contaminated blood products in a new political thriller with music inspired by true events. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Kevin Kittle Director of COLLEGE COLORS at Crossroads TheatreBWW Interview: Kevin Kittle Director of COLLEGE COLORS at Crossroads Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 23, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Kevin Kittle who is directing 'College Colors' at Crossroads Theatre. Written by Stacie Lents, the show will be on the New Brunswick Stage from Februrary 4th through February 14th. (more...)

Talkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERSTalkbacks, Book Club & More Set for Signature's OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Signature Theatre has just announced Supplemental Programming for the upcoming productions of OLD HATS and ANGEL REAPERS. Scroll down for information about talkbacks, book club and more! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

New York, NY, January 19, 2016 – The Wendy Osserman Dance Company will celebrate its 40th Anniversary season with four performances, running April 20 – 23, 2016 at 8 pm.  Presented by the Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue), the season will feature two world premieres and Osserman's Udjat (1985).   (more...)

Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Real-Life Fiances Patrick J. Adams and Troian Bellisario to Lead THE LAST MATCH at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's world premiere of Anna Ziegler's THE LAST MATCH, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (who directed Bethany at the Globe in 2014). (more...)

Lily Nicksay and Erik Odom to Reunite in Rubicon Theatre's SEE ROCK CITY This WinterLily Nicksay and Erik Odom to Reunite in Rubicon Theatre's SEE ROCK CITY This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Appalachian love story of May and Raleigh continues as Rubicon Theatre Company presents SEE ROCK CITY by Arlene Hutton, running January 27 through February 14, 2016, in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. (more...)

Desert Ensemble Theatre to Present A NUMBERDesert Ensemble Theatre to Present A NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Artistic Director Tony Padilla today announced Desert Ensemble Theatre's production of A Number, a play in one-act by the acclaimed English playwright Caryl Churchill. Performances are February 12-14 and 19-21, Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm. The production is at the Pearl McManus Theater in the Palm Springs Woman's Club at 314 S. Cahuilla Road. Tickets are $20 and are now on sale via www.DETCTheatre.org, or by calling 760-565-2476. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ken Webster and Hyde Park TheatreBWW Interview: Ken Webster and Hyde Park Theatre
by Frank Benge - Jan 11, 2016

Broadway World Austin continues our series of interviews with Austin theatres with Ken Webster of Hyde Park Theatre, the Austin Chronicle Reader's Pick for Best Theatre Director in 2010, 2012, and 2013. (more...)

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