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Date Of Birth:
March 26, 1911
Date Of Death:
February 25, 1983 (71)
Birth Place:
Columbus, MS, USA
Gender: Male
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Tennessee Williams News

Date of Birth: March 26, 1911
Date of Death: February 25, 1983 (71)
Birth Place: Columbus, MS, USA
Gender: Male
Malthouse Theatre Sets 2016 'Think Again' SeasonMalthouse Theatre Sets 2016 'Think Again' Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

'It's a season that will ignite heated debate about sex, death and revolution, and bring a wide range of communities together through new works created by independent and international artists,' said Lutton. (more...)

Theater Project to Stage Three Plays in Three WeeksTheater Project to Stage Three Plays in Three Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

After its summer hiatus, The Theater Project comes roaring back to life with Three Plays in Three Weeks, an entire season of entertainment delivered in less than one month. (more...)

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to Close After 30 Years; Final Season to Open with GUARDIANSMary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to Close After 30 Years; Final Season to Open with GUARDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

After presenting more than 100 productions spanning three decades, Chicago's award-winning Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. has announced it will close its doors following its 30th anniversary season. The company's final season will open with Peter Morris' powerful war drama GUARDIANS, followed by three soon-to-be-announced production, plus its 28th annual Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Theater Festival. (more...)

Tom Key to Star in 'R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER' at Theatrical Outfit This FallTom Key to Star in 'R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER' at Theatrical Outfit This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER: THE HISTORY (AND MYSTERY) OF THE UNIVERSE will run October 1-25, 2015 at The Balzer Theater at Herren's (downtown Atlanta), starring Tom Key as R. Buckminster Fuller. Written by D.W. Jacobs with direction by David de Vries, the play is based on the life, work, and writings of R. Buckminster Fuller. (more...)

VIOLET's Emerson Steele to Lead A LITTLE PRINCESS at Theatrical Outfit This WinterVIOLET's Emerson Steele to Lead A LITTLE PRINCESS at Theatrical Outfit This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Theatrical Outfit will present A LITTLE PRINCESS, running December 3 - 27, 2015 at The Balzer Theater at Herren's, starring Broadway actress and Atlanta native Emerson Steele. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Announces Winners of Downstage Left Residency MembersStage Left Theatre Announces Winners of Downstage Left Residency Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Stage Left Theatre announces the recipients of the Downstage Left Playwright Residencies for Season 34. Residencies are designed to help playwrights take a project from the conceptual stage all the way to a production-ready script. Playwrights work closely with ensemble directors and members of the literary team to design a process tailored for the particular needs of their project.  (more...)

VIDEO: Marian Seldes Shares Performance Memories on Rick McKay's THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGYVIDEO: Marian Seldes Shares Performance Memories on Rick McKay's THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGY
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2015

Rick McKay has shared another video from his trilogy, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE. In his words, 'Here is a tribute to my pal Marian Seldes, one of the great actresses of the stage of the last century and well into this one. Marian passed away yesterday, leaving many of us devastated. However, she lived a long, full life and touched many, many people with her work. In her later career she was known variously as "Broadway's Quiet Lioness," "The First Lady of Broadway," or as theater critic Clive Barnes called her, 'America's theatrical diva for our time.' Check out the tribute video below! (more...)

Armando Arrocha Sings Canciones de Tennessee WilliamsArmando Arrocha Sings Canciones de Tennessee Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

The popular singing/acting star of musicals in Mexico, Armando Arrocha will perform songs that highlight Williams' dramatic use of Mexican music in his plays. Arrocha had his first professional theater debut on stage in 'Les Miserables.' Afterwards, he participated in the Mexican edition of other Broadway shows such as 'Fiddler on the Roof', 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'MAMMA MIA!.' (more...)

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, THE TWILIGHT ZONE & More Round Out Theater Schmeater's 2015 SeasonSUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, THE TWILIGHT ZONE & More Round Out Theater Schmeater's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

As summer wanes and autumn beckons, Theater Schmeater is charging forward with four months of varied and original entertainment, including a devastating (and rarely seen) Tennessee Williams drama, two world premieres by Seattle playwrights, and a return to one of the best-loved of all shows from the Golden Age of Television. (more...)

New John Guare Play to Debut at Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in ProvincetownNew John Guare Play to Debut at Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

 TW Fest Curator David Kaplan said, "This year, we are thrilled to have one of today's great American playwright with us -- John Guare.   Guare, the world-renown author of Six Degrees of Separation and The House of Blue Leaves, is bringing a staged reading of his new laugh out-loud-play, More Stars Than There Are in Heaven, to our 10th Anniversary celebration of the life and work of Tennessee Williams." (more...)

DROP DEAD PERFECT, Starring Everett Quinton, Begins Tomorrow Off-BroadwayDROP DEAD PERFECT, Starring Everett Quinton, Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

DROP DEAD PERFECT, the madcap comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 8th and 9th Avenues) and begins previews on Wednesday, August 19th, for a limited eight week engagement. The official opening is set for Sunday, August 23rd. (more...)

Greg Holt, Kara Bliss & More Will Lead Austin Shakespeare's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE ConcertGreg Holt, Kara Bliss & More Will Lead Austin Shakespeare's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Austin Shakespeare, in collaboration with Armstrong Community Music School, has cast familiar Austin singing actors along with new ones for their concert version of Stephen Sondheim's musical, Sunday in the Park with George, September 24 - 27, 2015, for six performances in four days at the Long Center for the Performing Arts (www.thelongcenter.org). (more...)

Ringwald Preview Party Fundraiser Set for 8/28Ringwald Preview Party Fundraiser Set for 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

 The Ringwald Theatre, the trailblazing Ferndale theatre, is about to embark on its 9th season!  And in sorder to look ahead, we must first look back:  8 seasons of great, sometime groundbreaking theatre:  Southern Baptist Sissies.  Bug.  The Bad Seed.  Rent.  Evil Dead: The Musical.         The SantaLand Diaries.  When the Rain Stops Falling.  Killer Joe.  Angels in America.  Mercury Fur.  {title of show}. The Book of Liz. August: Osage County. Glengarry Glen Ross. Stupid Fucking Bird.  (more...)

59E59 Theaters Sets Fall 2015 Shows: DESIRE, PONDLING & More59E59 Theaters Sets Fall 2015 Shows: DESIRE, PONDLING & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2015.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).  Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Hilton Als to Offer Speech as Part of New Museum's Visionaries Series, 9/15Hilton Als to Offer Speech as Part of New Museum's Visionaries Series, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

New York, NY…The New Museum is pleased to announce that Hilton Als, author and critic, will be featured as this year's Visionary speaker. TheVisionaries Series at the New Museum honors forward-thinking leaders in the fields of art, architecture, design, film, and related disciplines of contemporary culture. Now in its seventh season, the annual series spotlights innovators who shape intellectual life and define the future of culture. This year's event will take place on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the New Museum Theater. (more...)

New Museum's 2015 Visionary Speaker Hilton Als to Read New Essay on Photographer Diane ArbusNew Museum's 2015 Visionary Speaker Hilton Als to Read New Essay on Photographer Diane Arbus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The New Museum is pleased to announce that Hilton Als, author and critic, will be featured as this year's Visionary speaker. The Visionaries Series at the New Museum honors forward-thinking leaders in the fields of art, architecture, design, film, and related disciplines of contemporary culture. Now in its seventh season, the annual series spotlights innovators who shape intellectual life and define the future of culture. This year's event will take place on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the New Museum Theater. (more...)

Gamm Will Open Season with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 9/17-10/18Gamm Will Open Season with A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 9/17-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm (The Gamm) opens Season 31 (2015-2016) with a timeless American classic, Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by the author of The Glass Menagerie (Gamm 2010) and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof(Gamm 2002) is an undisputed masterpiece and a landmark of 20th-century theater. Gamm Artistic Director Tony Estrella directs, featuring Marianna Bassham (Hedda Tesman in Hedda Gabler, 2014) as Blanche DuBois, the former southern beauty whose fragile world is crumbling; resident actor Karen Carpenter (Thea Elvsted in Hedda Gabler, 2014) as Blanche's sister, StellaKowalski; and Anthony Goes (Barnabas in Paul, 2010) as her brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. (more...)

BWW Review: Classic OUR TOWN Gets Nice Traditional Read at Blank CanvasBWW Review: Classic OUR TOWN Gets Nice Traditional Read at Blank Canvas
by Roy Berko - Aug 17, 2015

I consider OUR TOWN, which is now being performed at Blank Canvas, to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century. It not only won the Pulitzer Prize in 1938, it has become one of the most performed and studied plays in the English language. It, along with Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Eugene O'Neil's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Tennessee Williams' STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, and William Inge's DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS, continue to be listed as the best written modern American plays by theatre experts. (more...)

Janet Dacal, German Alexander & More to Star in CUBA LIBRE at Artists RepJanet Dacal, German Alexander & More to Star in CUBA LIBRE at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre announces the casting of high-caliber actors, dancers and designers from Portland, Los Angeles and New York for the world premiere production of the Broadway-scale new musical Cuba Libre. (more...)

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's THE GLASS MENAGERIE Begins 8/27Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's THE GLASS MENAGERIE Begins 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Beginning August 27, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece, The Glass Menagerie. The final production of an exciting summer lineup, Williams' iconic work also launches Weston's 5-year American Masters series, an initiative dedicated to bringing classics of American drama to Weston's stage with artists of national stature. (more...)

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