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Date Of Birth:
March 26, 1911
Date Of Death:
February 25, 1983 (71)
Birth Place:
Columbus, MS, USA
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AMERICAN IDIOT, 'UNNAMED LOVE-SUICIDE', ADDING MACHINE and More Set for The Hypocrites' 2015-16 SeasonAMERICAN IDIOT, 'UNNAMED LOVE-SUICIDE', ADDING MACHINE and More Set for The Hypocrites' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to announce their 2015-16 Season, featuring an unprecedented seven productions for Chicago audiences! The season kicks off this summer with the triumphant return engagement of the critically acclaimed ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative, adapted and directed by Artistic Director Sean Graney and featuring most of the original cast. (more...)

UK Premiere of Tennessee Williams' ONE ARM, Adapted by Moises Kaufman, to Open at Southwark PlayhouseUK Premiere of Tennessee Williams' ONE ARM, Adapted by Moises Kaufman, to Open at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Alex Turner Productions today announce the UK premiere of Tennessee Williams' One Arm adapted for the stage by Moises Kaufman. Josh Seymour's production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 12 June, with previews from 10 June, and runs until 4 July. (more...)

Richard Prioleau, Olivia Washington and More to Lead Masterworks Theater's THE GLASS MENAGERIE This SpringRichard Prioleau, Olivia Washington and More to Lead Masterworks Theater's THE GLASS MENAGERIE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Masterworks Theater Company is proud to announce the cast for the first show of their season: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. Directed by Christopher Scott, The Glass Menagerie will feature Saundra Santiago ("The Sopranos"), Richard Prioleau (HBO's "A Normal Heart") as Tom, Olivia Washington (Lee Daniels' The Butler), as Laura, and Doug Harris (The Found Dog Ribbon Dance) as Jim. The play will begin May 8 and Open on Thursday, May 14 running through May 30 at the 47th Street Theatre (304 West 47th Street). (more...)

THE MEETING to Celebrate The Indigo Girls at Joe's Pub, 4/19THE MEETING to Celebrate The Indigo Girls at Joe's Pub, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, April 19 at 9:30 PM to continue the Winter/Spring 2015 Season. The April show will be a celebration of The Indigo Girls. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director with special guests will be announced. (more...)

UNTETHERED to Open 5/8 at Mountain View MausoleumUNTETHERED to Open 5/8 at Mountain View Mausoleum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

?Julia Edwards' World Premiere play, untethered is a wacky new love story, not the Hallmark variety, the messy, screwing up, begging for mercy kind. Untethered is directed by Jen Bloom, featuring Joy Osmanski and Adam J. Smith, and features original music by Steven Kai van Betten. (more...)

Beautiful Soup to Present William Shumann's EN AVANT! During May FestivalBeautiful Soup to Present William Shumann's EN AVANT! During May Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Spend a mesmerizing night with one of our most cherished writers this March, when William Shuman's insightful, moving and award-winning solo show En Avant! An Evening with Tennessee Williams will receive a special, one-night-only performance in Beautiful Soup Theater's play festival on May 25th at 7:00 pm at New York's Clarion Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Playwright Lisi DeHaas and LEAVE ME GREENBWW Interviews: Playwright Lisi DeHaas and LEAVE ME GREEN
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 26, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Playwright Lisi DeHaas about her career and her current show, 'Leave Me Green,' now being performed in New York City through April 11th. (more...)

New American Theatre to Premiere 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre, 4/25New American Theatre to Premiere 63 TRILLION at Odyssey Theatre, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Award winning Broadway director Steve Zuckerman and noted playwright, screen and television writer John Bunzel are tapped by The New American Theatre Artistic Director Jack Stehlin to offer Los Angeles a 'first look' at the new comedy 63 TRILLION, opening at the Odyssey Theatre on April 25, 2015. (more...)

ACT Will Open 50th Anniversary Season with CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOFACT Will Open 50th Anniversary Season with CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Rehearsals have begun for a scorching new revival of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof directed by Kurt Beattie in his final season as Artistic Director. The first play to kick off ACT's 50th Anniversary harkens back to our inaugural 1965 season when Cat on a Hot Tin Roof had its Seattle Premiere directed by ACT founder Gregory A. Falls. (more...)

Elaine Stritch Biography Sells at Auction; NY Times' Alexandra Jacobs to PenElaine Stritch Biography Sells at Auction; NY Times' Alexandra Jacobs to Pen
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Rights to a biography of legendary theater star Elaine Stritch have been sold at auction to Farrar, Straus & Giroux for an estimated quarter- to half-a million dollars. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/25/2015 - CLINTON THE MUSICAL Starts Its Campaign and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/25/2015 - CLINTON THE MUSICAL Starts Its Campaign and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 25, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CLINTON THE MUSICAL starts its campaign off-Broadway tonight and more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Visits York and Ephrata in Two Fine ProductionsBWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Visits York and Ephrata in Two Fine Productions
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 24, 2015

Ephrata Performing Arts Center and York Little Theatre produce two different but worthy takes on Tracy Letts' award-winning tale of a family spiraling out of control (more...)

South Camden Theatre Company Sets 2015-16 Season: HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO & MoreSouth Camden Theatre Company Sets 2015-16 Season: HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, CHARLIE VICTOR ROMEO & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

The South Camden Theatre Company, a nonprofit professional theatre organization located in Camden, New Jersey announces its eleventh season for 2015 and 2016 featuring works written by Robert Berger, Patrick Daniels, Irving Gregory, John Guare and Tennessee Williams. (more...)

Broadway's Angelica Page to Star in EDGE and TURNING PAGE at Circa Theatre This JuneBroadway's Angelica Page to Star in EDGE and TURNING PAGE at Circa Theatre This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

This June, multi­award winning Broadway star Angelica Page is coming to Circa Theatre to perform the two critically­acclaimed solo shows EDGE and TURNING PAGE. Directed by Tony Award nominee Wilson Milam, these spellbinding shows are not to be missed. (more...)

Raven Theatre's First Five-Show Season to Include Midwest Premieres & MoreRaven Theatre's First Five-Show Season to Include Midwest Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Following its artistic and popular successes of the past 12 months, which included multiple Jeff nominations for The Playboy of the Western World, praise for the rarely produced Vieux Carre by Tennessee Williams, universal acclaim for All My Sons and the Chicago premiere of Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate, Raven Theatre will produce a five-show subscription season for the first time in the company's 33-year history. Three of the subscription-season plays will be performed on the company's 140-seat East Stage and two will be played in its intimate 60-seat studio, the West Stage. (more...)

Germantown Community Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: RUMORS, DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS & MoreGermantown Community Theatre Sets 2015-16 Season: RUMORS, DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Germantown Community Theatre has announced the slate of productions for their 2015-2016 season. The season blends music, theatre for youth, classic literature and raucous fun. Titles include Neil Simon's RUMORS, the movie-turned-musical DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS and Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. Memberships for the season range from $60 to $200 and are on sale through the GCT box office at (901) 937.3023. The 2015-2016 season of Germantown Community Theatre is sponsored by the City of Germantown, Tennessee Arts Commission, ArtsMemphis, the GCT Trust and the Germantown Arts Alliance. (more...)

THE MEETING to Debut in San Francisco at OASIS, 4/25THE MEETING to Debut in San Francisco at OASIS, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

?The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will make its SAN FRANCISO debut to OASIS (298 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA) on Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Dead Writers Theatre Collective to Open 2015 Season with LADY WINDEMERE'S FAN, 4/17-6/7Dead Writers Theatre Collective to Open 2015 Season with LADY WINDEMERE'S FAN, 4/17-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Dead Writers Theatre Collective opens their season with Oscar Wilde's four-act comedy of morals "Lady Windermere's Fan," directed by Dead Writers Artistic Director Jim Schneider at Stage 773 located at 1225 W. Belmont Ave., April 17-June 7. Previews are April 17-21; press opening is Wednesday, April 22. (more...)

Casting Set for Beautiful Soup's Festival of Plays by Steven Carl McCasland, Beginning 5/6Casting Set for Beautiful Soup's Festival of Plays by Steven Carl McCasland, Beginning 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Following critically acclaimed workshop presentations, McCasland's plays will return to NYC in a month-long festival celebrating the young playwright. Together with The Clarion Theatre, they'll present six plays beginning on May 6th, 2015, with a company of actors performing in repertory. All of the plays focus on historical figures, including Laurette Taylor, Billie Holiday, Tennessee Williams, Gertrude Stein, Lillian Hellman and more. (more...)

John Lahr Wins 8th Annual Sheridan Morley Prize for TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: MAD PILGRIMAGE OF THE FLESH BiographyJohn Lahr Wins 8th Annual Sheridan Morley Prize for TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: MAD PILGRIMAGE OF THE FLESH Biography
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

At a ceremony at the Garrick Club today, John Lahr was awarded the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography for Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh. (more...)

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