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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
NYMF Adds Shows, Readings, Concerts and More to 2017 LineupNYMF Adds Shows, Readings, Concerts and More to 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today further selections for 2017 NYMF. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MINDFull Casting Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

With their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate running at the Trafalgar Studios, Defibrillator Artistic Director James Hillier today announces the full casting for their production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. (more...)

Flash Sale: Save Up To 49% On Tickets For THE GLASS MENAGERIEFlash Sale: Save Up To 49% On Tickets For THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Following its premiere in 2013 at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, a multi Tony Award-nominated run on Broadway at the Booth Theater and a European premiere at this year's Edinburgh International Festival, John Tiffany's fresh staging of Tennessee Williams' classic play The Glass Menagerie plays at London's Duke of York's Theatre for a limited season. Book tickets here from just £20 (more...)

VIDEO: WHEEL OF FORTUNE Contestant Has Epic Fail with Classic DramaVIDEO: WHEEL OF FORTUNE Contestant Has Epic Fail with Classic Drama
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On last night's WHEEL OF FORTUNE, contestant Kevin had an unfortunate epic fail when he was not able to solve a puzzle missing just one letter. (more...)

Photo Flash: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Opens at New Antaeus Venue in GlendalePhoto Flash: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Opens at New Antaeus Venue in Glendale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the newly completed Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center, the company's new home in the City of Glendale, with a fully partner-cast production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams. (more...)

FUN HOME, ECLIPSED and More Set for Southern Rep Theatre's 31st SeasonFUN HOME, ECLIPSED and More Set for Southern Rep Theatre's 31st Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Southern Rep Theatre announces its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season, featuring FUN HOME by Lisa Kron, Music by Jeanine Tesori, Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel; MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon; AND TELL SAD STORIES OF THE DEATH OF QUEENS by Tennessee Williams; ALL THE WAY by Robert Schenkkan; and ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira. (more...)

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival and Texas Tech Announce New Co-ProductionProvincetown Tennessee Williams Festival and Texas Tech Announce New Co-Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival and the Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas Tech University (TTU) are pleased to announce a co-production of the Tennessee Williams play The Gnadiges Fraulein as part of the 12th-annual Festival this September. (more...)

Internationally Acclaimed HAMLET Returns to South Africa for Limited Engagement Before Heading Off to the USAInternationally Acclaimed HAMLET Returns to South Africa for Limited Engagement Before Heading Off to the USA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

A limited season of Abrahamse & Meyer's production of HAMLET will be performed at Theatre on the Bay in April. (more...)

Lakewood Playhouse Announces It's Line Up for Season 79!Lakewood Playhouse Announces It's Line Up for Season 79!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to announce its 79th Season of Shows! It's a season filled with Laughter, Mystery, Literature, and Stories That Touch the Heart. This year includes Five Premiers that have never been seen at the Lakewood Playhouse!   (more...)

Curve Adapting Roald Dahl's GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE for the StageCurve Adapting Roald Dahl's GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE for the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Following the success of Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits and The Witches, Curve is delighted to announce a new Made At Curve co-production of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine for Christmas 2017.  (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9Chicago Philharmonic Finishes 2016-17 With Compilation of Masterpieces and New Works, 4/9
by Molly Tracy - Mar 20, 2017

The final concert in Chicago Philharmonic's 2016-2017 season explores the infinite diversity of love in all its forms. With guest conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann, Paths of Passion features the technical and lyrical mastery of Robert Hanford in both Frank Waxman's Carmen Fantasy and Dvorak's Romance in F Minor in a breathtaking display of violin virtuosity. (more...)

Randy Harrison, Lady Rizo and Nathan Lee Graham to Honor Velvet Underground at THE MEETING*Randy Harrison, Lady Rizo and Nathan Lee Graham to Honor Velvet Underground at THE MEETING*
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will continue its final season on Sunday, March 19 with a celebration of the legendary rock band Velvet Underground at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad to Helm Jen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE at SteppenwolfPhylicia Rashad to Helm Jen Silverman's THE ROOMMATE at Steppenwolf
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today acclaimed director, actor, singer and 2017 Steppenwolf Women in the Arts honoree Phylicia Rashad will direct Steppenwolf's Chicago premiere production of The Roommate, a comedy by Jen Silverman. (more...)

Actors Co-Op production of 33 VARIATIONS Extends Through 3/26Actors Co-Op production of 33 VARIATIONS Extends Through 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for110 in the Shade) is thrilled to announce that the third show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season, the critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITIC'S CHOICE!, Stage Raw TOP TEN, Ovation Recommended), smash-hit, Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of 33 VARIATIONS by Moises Kaufman, choreography by Michelle Parrish and directed by Thomas James O'Leary (Next to Normal) is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, MARCH 26at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!Joshua Jackson, Stephen Spinella, John McGinty and Lauren Ridloff to Lead BTG's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, Helmed by Kenny Leon; Summer Casting Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces the final production of its upcoming 2017 Summer Season will be Mark Medoff's Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God, which will begin performances on Thursday, June 22 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage. Opening night is set for Saturday, June 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tennessee Williams' SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH at Gallery PlayersPhoto Flash: First Look at Tennessee Williams' SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH at Gallery Players
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Gallery Players' production of the acclaimed and timely Sweet Bird of Youth by Tennessee Williams tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, who returns to his home town as the companion of a once-was movie star. Sweet Bird of Youth opened Saturday, March 11th, and runs for only 12 performances through Saturday, March 26th, 2017 at 8 PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: ACT 1's Timely and Emotional ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHESBWW Review: ACT 1's Timely and Emotional ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 15, 2017

In the quarter century since Tony Kushner's Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes first exploded upon the theatrical scene, much has changed about society's response to AIDS, homosexuality, politics and life in general. But, perhaps most startling has been the way in which things have remained the same during the 25-plus years since its 1991 debut on a stage in California. (more...)

Photo Flash: IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL Opens Tomorrow at 292 TheatrePhoto Flash: IN THE BAR OF A TOKYO HOTEL Opens Tomorrow at 292 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel, one of Tennessee Williams lesser known works, opens on Wednesday, March 15 at 292 Theatre on The Lower East Side. The production was recently produced at the 2016 Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival in Provincetown, Massachusetts where it played to sold-out houses. Legendary New York actor/writer/director, Everett Quinton who is best known for his work with Ridiculous Theatrical Company, directs. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Stage BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY This SpringCleveland Play House to Stage BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Cleveland Play House's Outcalt Theatre will be transformed into the rent-controlled apartment of ex-cop Walter 'Pops' Washington in the bold, fresh, and unfiltered work of renowned playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. Packed with irreverent humor, lightning-quick dialogue, and tremendous heart, Between Riverside and Crazy is the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy about family, pride, and redemption. (more...)

VIDEO:  THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Finn Wittrock Visits 'Late Show'VIDEO: THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Finn Wittrock Visits 'Late Show'
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, actor Finn Wittrock discussed his role in the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' THE GLASS MENAGERIE and recalled his days as a student at Julliard. (more...)

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