Studs Terkel News

Date of Birth: May 16, 1912
Date of Death: October 31, 2008 (96)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This FallGeorge Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Star in FUNNYMAN Premiere at Northlight This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's FUNNYMAN, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season. (more...)

Actors Co-op to Present Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 9/18Actors Co-op to Present Stephen Schwartz's THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2015 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) is thrilled to announce the first show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with THE BAKER'S WIFE, book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell), musical direction by Jake Anthony, choreography by Julie Hall, produced by Kimi Walker and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel (110 in the Shade, Floyd Collins). THE BAKER'S WIFE will preview on Wednesday, September 16 and Thursday, September 17 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 18 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 25 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Showtunes Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature FINIAN'S RAINBOW, WORKING & MoreShowtunes Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature FINIAN'S RAINBOW, WORKING & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

For their 2015-2016 season SHOWTUNES Theatre Company will expand their offering from two to three concerts. They are adding the long-awaited reunion choral concert of The Washingtonians on December 5 and 6, 2015; the season continues with two rarely produced concert version musicals Finian's Rainbow on March 19 and 20 and Working on May 7 and 8, 2016. (more...)

Garth Drabinsky, Producer Convicted of Fraud, Prepping 'HARD TIMES' for Broadway?Garth Drabinsky, Producer Convicted of Fraud, Prepping 'HARD TIMES' for Broadway?
by Jessica Showers - Jun 30, 2015

The rumors are true -- stage producer Garth Drabinsky, who served time in Canada for fraud and forgery, is aiming for a Broadway comeback. (more...)

SILENT SKY, WORKING, VENUS IN FUR, HARRIET THE SPY and More Set for Main Street Theater's 40th SeasonSILENT SKY, WORKING, VENUS IN FUR, HARRIET THE SPY and More Set for Main Street Theater's 40th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Main Street Theater's 40th Anniversary Season will unfold in the company's 2 new residences: the completely renovated Rice Village space on Times Blvd. and the MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston) on Main Street. (more...)

Main Street Theater's 40th Anniversary Season to Include VENUS IN FUR, SILENT SKY & MoreMain Street Theater's 40th Anniversary Season to Include VENUS IN FUR, SILENT SKY & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Main Street Theater's 40th Anniversary Season will unfold in the company's 2 new residences: the completely renovated Rice Village space on Times Blvd. and the MATCH (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston) on Main Street. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway, Yanna Avis & More Set for 54 Below This WeekAnn Hampton Callaway, Yanna Avis & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

THE REAL AMERICANS Added to PlayMakers' 2015-16 SeasonTHE REAL AMERICANS Added to PlayMakers' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

"The Real Americans," written and performed by Dan Hoyle, will round out PlayMakers Repertory Company's 2015/16 Season April 27-May 1, 2016. (more...)

VODKA STINGER Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next WeekVODKA STINGER Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours.To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming event: (more...)

FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREEN Heads to HERE, 7/25-8/9FREIGHT: THE FIVE INCARNATIONS OF ABEL GREEN Heads to HERE, 7/25-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Written by Howard L. Craft and presented by StreetSigns, Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green Green tells the story of an African American male who exists in five different dimensions of the same universe at different points in American history. (more...)

Gangbusters Theatre Co. to Bring SUNSHINE to 2015 Hollywood FringeGangbusters Theatre Co. to Bring SUNSHINE to 2015 Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

A play in 65 minutes, SUNSHINE is the story of a small-time stripper at Club Paradise, where women sit in isolated Plexiglas booths and talk dirty to their customers. Sunshine is the star of this place, with her name up in lights. And her unexpected encounter with disillusioned paramedic Nelson offers two lost souls a window to love and acceptance. (more...)

gangbusters theatre company to Stage SUNSHINE at Hollywood Fringe, 6/7-28gangbusters theatre company to Stage SUNSHINE at Hollywood Fringe, 6/7-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The gangbusters theatre company presents SUNSHINE,written by William Mastrosimone & directed by Corryn Cummins,produced by Dana Lyn Baron, andstarring Mary Kelsey, Donnie Smithand Adam Garst. The show runs as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, playing June 7-28, 2015. (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at NorthlightGeorge Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the cast for the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's Funnyman, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season. The cast includes George Wendt, Tim Kazurinsky, Amanda Drinkall, Steve Haggard, Rob Lindley and an additional role to be announced. Funnyman, directed by BJ Jones and developed through Northlight's Interplay series, runs September 11-October 18, 2015 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

hcl and CDF partner on 'Cultural Conversations' about Dance and Dramaturgy on 5/9hcl and CDF partner on 'Cultural Conversations' about Dance and Dramaturgy on 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

High Concept Labs (hcl) and Chicago Dancemakers Forum (CDF) partner on a public event about dramaturgy and contemporary dancemaking. CDF and hcl invite creators, dramaturges, performers, students, and audience members, to engage in dialogue about theory and practice of dramaturgy, the choreographic process and the dancing body. (more...)

hcl and CDF Team for 'Cultural Conversations' on Dance & Dramaturgy, 5/9hcl and CDF Team for 'Cultural Conversations' on Dance & Dramaturgy, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

High Concept Labs (hcl) and Chicago Dancemakers Forum (CDF) partner on a public event about dramaturgy and contemporary dancemaking. CDF and hcl invite creators, dramaturges, performers, students, and audience members, to engage in dialogue about theory and practice of dramaturgy, the choreographic process and the dancing body. (more...)

EINSTEIN - THE PRACTICAL BOHEMIAN Set for Harris Center, 3/6EINSTEIN - THE PRACTICAL BOHEMIAN Set for Harris Center, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

his show is NOT a science lecture. There are NO blackboards on stage. The audience DOES NOT NEED a college degree in physics to attend. The Harris Center for the Arts audience just needs to prepare to see an extraordinary performance by actor Ed Metzger. From crazy white hair, thrift-style clothes and sneakers without socks, Mr. Metzger brings to life the unbridled curiosity of the world's most beloved genius and physicist in his compelling nationally acclaimed dramatic one-man show, Einstein: The Practical Bohemian. (more...)

Concerts from LA Phil's 2013-14 Season to Air on Shanghai Classical 94.7 FMConcerts from LA Phil's 2013-14 Season to Air on Shanghai Classical 94.7 FM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Select concerts from the Los Angeles Philharmonic's 2013/14 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall will be broadcast in China via WFMT Radio Network's historic agreement with Shanghai East Radio Company, marking the first time in history that American orchestras will be heard on a regular basis in China. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28Northlight Theatre to Premiere WHITE GUY ON THE BUS, 1/23-2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. The press opening is Friday, January 30, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

David Schwimmer Joins Ryan Murphy's 'AMERICAN CRIME STORY' on FXDavid Schwimmer Joins Ryan Murphy's 'AMERICAN CRIME STORY' on FX
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Award-winning actor and director David Schwimmer has signed on to star as Robert Kardashian in the FX miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. (more...)

Neighborhood Classics Presents Violinist Rachel Barton Pine TonightNeighborhood Classics Presents Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Neighborhood Classics presents celebrated violinist Rachel Barton Pine in concert tonight, November 18 at 7pm at P.S. 321 in Brooklyn (180 Seventh Ave.). (more...)

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