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Date Of Death:
December 22, 1989
Birth Place:
Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
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Date of Death: December 22, 1989
Birth Place: Foxrock, County Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
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Ethan Hawke, Jonathan Marc Sherman Set for The New Group's 'Re-imagining Baal' TodayEthan Hawke, Jonathan Marc Sherman Set for The New Group's 'Re-imagining Baal' Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2012

Next up in its continuing series Dark Nights, The New Group presents Re-imagining Baal today at 4:00pm. (more...)

A.C.T. Presents Humor Abuse A.C.T. Presents Humor Abuse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2012

Following the success of Bill Irwin's season opener, Scapin, in 2010, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) welcomes another Pickle Family Circus alumnus to its stage with Humor Abuse, Lorenzo Pisoni's celebrated one-man show cocreated with director Erica Schmidt. (more...)

Dark Nights at New Group Hosts Ethan Hawke, Jonathan Marc Sherman 2/5Dark Nights at New Group Hosts Ethan Hawke, Jonathan Marc Sherman 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2012

Next up in its continuing series Dark Nights, The New Group presents Re-imagining Baal on Sunday, February 5 at 4:00pm. Reservations required at seats@thenewgroup.org (space is limited). Suggested donation: $20. (more...)

On Stage at Kingsborough Announces Its Spring 2012 SeasonOn Stage at Kingsborough Announces Its Spring 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2012

On Stage at Kingsborough announces its Spring 2012 season at The Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center on the campus of Kingsborough Community College. (more...)

HIGHER Premieres at A.C.T., 2/4HIGHER Premieres at A.C.T., 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2012

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) is proud to present the world premiere of Higher, written by A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff and directed by A.C.T. Associate Artistic Director Mark Rucker. (more...)

The Jungle Theater Announces 2012 Season Line-up The Jungle Theater Announces 2012 Season Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

Nearing the conclusion of a banner 2011 season, Jungle Theater Artistic Director Bain Boehlke today announced plans for 2012. (more...)

Dark Nights at New Group Hosts Ethan Hawke, Jonathan Marc Sherman 2/5Dark Nights at New Group Hosts Ethan Hawke, Jonathan Marc Sherman 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

Next up in its continuing series Dark Nights, The New Group presents Re-imagining Baal on Sunday, February 5 at 4:00pm. Reservations required at seats@thenewgroup.org (space is limited). Suggested donation: $20. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Leblanc Upstages Beckett In ENDGAMEBWW Reviews: Leblanc Upstages Beckett In ENDGAME
by Jack Latulippe - Jan 31, 2012

After giving us "Waiting for Godot" in 2006, artistic director of La Bordee and actor Jacques Leblanc wanted to revisit the world of Beckett for us. Until February 11th, at Theatre de la Bordee in Quebec city, Samuel Beckett's ENDGAME will be playing. (more...)

Little Beast Theatre Company To Present MINE 2/9-3/11Little Beast Theatre Company To Present MINE 2/9-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Little Beast Theatre Company is set to present the Los Angeles Premiere of MINE, written by Bekah Brunstetter and directed by Dep Kirkland and starring Sam Daly, Adam Harrington and Kieren Van Den Blink. (more...)

Rosette Lamont, Theater Critic & Authority on Beckett and Lonesco, Died 1/5Rosette Lamont, Theater Critic & Authority on Beckett and Lonesco, Died 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Rosette C. Lamont, a renowned theater critic, eminent author, distinguished teacher and leading authority on the works of Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco, died on January 5, 2012 in Falmouth, Massachusetts after a lengthy illness. (more...)

REDCAT Presents 'And God Created Great Whales' 1/25-29REDCAT Presents 'And God Created Great Whales' 1/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

REDCAT will launch its dynamic and interdisciplinary 2012 Winter/Spring Season of visual, performing and media arts with the Los Angeles premiere of Rinde Eckert's mesmerizing epic And God Created Great Whales. Hailed as 'total magic' by The New York Times, this Obie Award-winning work of groundbreaking music-theater is a morbidly funny and deeply moving operatic journey into the psyche of an eccentric composer as he desperately tries to complete his final opus: an opera based on Melville's Moby-Dick. Performances will be held at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater Wednesday, Janaury 25 - Sunday, January 29, 2011. (more...)

Horse Trade Theater Group Presents Martin Dockery's Oh, You Wily Snake! 1/26-2/10Horse Trade Theater Group Presents Martin Dockery's Oh, You Wily Snake! 1/26-2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

Following years of performing theatrical monologues all across The U.S., Canada, & Australia (Wanderlust, The Bike Trip, The Surprise, andThe Holy Land Experience), Martin Dockery brings his two-person play home to New York City, the last stop on an eight-city tour across North America. (more...)

REDCAT Presents 'And God Created Great Whales' 1/25-29REDCAT Presents 'And God Created Great Whales' 1/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

REDCAT will launch its dynamic and interdisciplinary 2012 Winter/Spring Season of visual, performing and media arts with the Los Angeles premiere of Rinde Eckert's mesmerizing epic And God Created Great Whales. Hailed as 'total magic' by The New York Times, this Obie Award-winning work of groundbreaking music-theater is a morbidly funny and deeply moving operatic journey into the psyche of an eccentric composer as he desperately tries to complete his final opus: an opera based on Melville's Moby-Dick. Performances will be held at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater Wednesday, Janaury 25 - Sunday, January 29, 2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/21- WAITING FOR GODOTSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/21- WAITING FOR GODOT
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2012

Today in 1957 Waiting for Godot opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 6 performances. An absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, it revolves around two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait endlessly and in vain for someone named Godot to arrive. Godot's absence, as well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many different interpretations since the play's premiere. Since its US premiere in 1956, several notable revivals have been produced, including the 1988 production featuring Robin Williams and Steve Martin, and the 2009 revival starring Nathan Lane and Bill Irwin. (more...)

WHY WE HAVE A BODY Opens 2/17 at Edgemar CenterWHY WE HAVE A BODY Opens 2/17 at Edgemar Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2012

Lili's a private eye. Her specialty is divorce cases, investigating adulterous husbands. But Lili herself is having an affair with a married woman, Renee, who is (or was, up until this point) a heterosexual. (more...)

Gil Morgenstern's Reflections Series Continues With A Trio of Duos 2/16Gil Morgenstern's Reflections Series Continues With A Trio of Duos 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

At 7:30pm on Thursday, February 16, Gil Morgenstern's celebrated Reflections Series continues the 2011-2012 season in its intimate home, WMP Concert Hall (31 East 28th Street, NYC). (more...)

David Strathairn Returns To A.C.T. With SCORCHED, 2/16-3/11David Strathairn Returns To A.C.T. With SCORCHED, 2/16-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) introduces a celebrated Middle Eastern voice to the Bay Area with the West Coast premiere of Wajdi Mouawad's haunting playScorched. After receiving more than 100 productions (in several languages) worldwide, the Lebanese-Canadian writer's new play will be directed at A.C.T. by Artistic Director Carey Perloff in a beautiful translation from the original French by distinguished Canadian author Linda Gaboriau. (more...)

James Cromwell, et al. Join Alan Mandell and Barry McGovern in CTG's WAITING FOR GODOTJames Cromwell, et al. Join Alan Mandell and Barry McGovern in CTG's WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

Academy Award nominee and three-time Emmy Award nominee James Cromwell (who will play Pozzo), Hugo Armstrong (Lucky) and LJ Benet (Boy) will join the previously announced prominent Beckett actors Alan Mandell and Barry McGovern in the classic tragicomedy "Waiting for Godot" opening at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum March 21, 2012. Written by Samuel Beckett and directed by Michael Arabian, "Waiting for Godot" begins previews March 14; performances will continue through April 22. (more...)

On Stage at Kingsborough Announces Its Spring 2012 SeasonOn Stage at Kingsborough Announces Its Spring 2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

On Stage at Kingsborough announces its Spring 2012 season at The Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center on the campus of Kingsborough Community College. (more...)

New Theatre of Lower Austria Announces Upcoming Events In 2012New Theatre of Lower Austria Announces Upcoming Events In 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Dicht gepackt mit drei Premieren, zwei internationalen Gastspielen und zwei Lesungen wird das Landestheater Niederösterreich ins Neue Jahr 2012 starten. (more...)

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