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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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Trinity Rep to Present MIDDLETOWN in 2015Trinity Rep to Present MIDDLETOWN in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Trinity Rep continues Season 51: The Necessity of Human Connection with Will Eno's Middletwon, directed by Curt Columbus. Middletown runs January 22 through February 22, 2014 in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. Tickets and subscriptions are on sale now at ?www.trinityrep.com, by calling (401) 351-4242 or at the theater's box office at 201 Washington St., Providence, RI. (more...)

Shattered Globe to Present THE ROSE TATTOO at Theater Wit; Performances Begin Next MonthShattered Globe to Present THE ROSE TATTOO at Theater Wit; Performances Begin Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Shattered Globe Theatre will continue its 24th season with Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning comedy/drama THE ROSE TATTOO directed by Greg Vinkler, playing January 15 - February 28, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press performance is Sunday, January 18 at 3 pm. (more...)

Paul Vincent O'Connor, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Dan Donohue and More to Star in THE NIGHT ALIVE at Geffen PlayhousePaul Vincent O'Connor, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Dan Donohue and More to Star in THE NIGHT ALIVE at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces the cast for its West Coast premiere production of Conor McPherson's The Night Alive, helmed by Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney. This production will feature Paul Vincent O'Connor (August: Osage County at the National Theatre, London), Fiona O'Shaughnessy (Utopia), Dan Donohue (The Lion King on Broadway), Denis Arndt (Basic Instinct), and Peter O'Meara (Band of Brothers). (more...)

Anna Kirkland, Morgan DeTogne and More Join Beautiful Soup's May 2015 Festival of McCasland PlaysAnna Kirkland, Morgan DeTogne and More Join Beautiful Soup's May 2015 Festival of McCasland Plays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Beautiful Soup's previously announced festival of plays by Steven Carl McCasland has announced the newest members of their repertory company. (more...)

Jeff Perry, Kevin McKidd & More to Star in ANNA CHRISTIE at Odyssey TheatreJeff Perry, Kevin McKidd & More to Star in ANNA CHRISTIE at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Real-life father and daughter Jeff Perry (Scandal) and Zoe Perry (upcoming feature film Cotton) star with Kevin McKidd (Grey's Anatomy) and Mary Mara (Nash Bridges) when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents Anna Christie, opening Jan. 24 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. Former Long Wharf associate artistic director Kim Rubinstein directs Eugene O'Neill's 1922 Pulitzer Prize winner. (more...)

Michele Pawk, Carolyn McCormick & More to Star in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill PlayhouseMichele Pawk, Carolyn McCormick & More to Star in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2014-2015 Season is sponsored by Investors Bank. (more...)

Blaire Underwood to Join Cast of ABC's MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.DBlaire Underwood to Join Cast of ABC's MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Golden Globe-nominated actor and Broadway veteran Blair Underwood is set to appear on ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." when the series returns this March. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Ryan Raftery, Toshi Reagon and More Set for Winter 2014-15 Residencies at Joe's PubSandra Bernhard, Ryan Raftery, Toshi Reagon and More Set for Winter 2014-15 Residencies at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

This winter, ?Joe's Pub at The Public presents a slate of residencies from long-time beloved artists like Justin Vivian Bond and Sandra Bernhard to emerging performers like Ryan Raftery. The winter also holds the return of personalities like Catie Lazarus and Ethan Lipton, bringing their brilliant yet undefinable talent to the Joe's stage. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stage and Screen Legend Vanessa RedgraveBWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stage and Screen Legend Vanessa Redgrave
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 7, 2014

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Vanessa Redgrave, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE With Gillian Anderson Headed to Broadway in 2016?A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE With Gillian Anderson Headed to Broadway in 2016?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that the Young Vic's recent production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, starring Gillian Anderson as 'Blanche DuBois', is hunting for a New York theatre. Benedict Andrews' production of the Tennessee Williams play is allegedly aiming for a Broadway bow in 2016. (more...)

UCI Irvine's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Elevates Production with Professional Chops; Runs 12/6-14UCI Irvine's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Elevates Production with Professional Chops; Runs 12/6-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

?The Department of Drama, Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine will mount Tennessee Williams' classic, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, opening December 6 and running through December 14. The play, which was the winner of the 1955 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, explores the complex family relationships of the wealthy cotton tycoon family of Big Daddy Pollitt. Several recurring motifs such as social mores, greed, superficiality, decay, sexual desire, repression and death are explored. (more...)

Lady Rizo, Julian Fleisher, Michael Friedman Join The Meeting* Holiday Spectacular's Lineup, 12/7Lady Rizo, Julian Fleisher, Michael Friedman Join The Meeting* Holiday Spectacular's Lineup, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, December 7 at 9:30 PM to continue its landmark 6th season. The Meeting* has been called 'delicious and delightfully droll' by The New York Post and 'hilarious and sardonic' by The Village Voice. A story for Slate.com called the evening 'so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight.' The season's previous shows sold out after a New York Times 'Arts & Leisure' piece ran in September. The December show marks the 5th annual Holiday Spectacular from The Meeting*, with special guests Lady Rizo, Julian Fleisher, Connie Champagne, Michael Friedman, David Drake, Josh Sharp and Aaron Jackson. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

Civic Rep to Present A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at New City Theater in 2015Civic Rep to Present A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at New City Theater in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Civic Rep presents Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire January 2 - 25, 2015 at New City Theater. Performances are Thursday - Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are available at: civicrep.brownpapertickets.com (more...)

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for Weston Playhouse's 2015 SeasonPUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for Weston Playhouse's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

Vermont's oldest professional theatre company has a new slogan: 'Celebrating the classics. Nurturing the new.' And that is just what it intends to do for the company's 2015 season. At a recent event for donors, subscribers, business partners and community leaders held at the new Manchester Community Library, Producing Artistic Director Steve Stettler announced a season that offers something for everyone. (more...)

Beautiful Soup to Present Festival of Plays by Steven Carl McCaslandBeautiful Soup to Present Festival of Plays by Steven Carl McCasland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

Following critically acclaimed workshop presentations, the plays of Steven Carl McCasland 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...)

BWW Special Feature: Happy Second Birthday to Cape Town's Play Club!BWW Special Feature: Happy Second Birthday to Cape Town's Play Club!
by David Fick - Nov 26, 2014

Last Sunday, Play Club celebrated its second anniversary with a reading of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Play Club is a monthly event in Cape Town that was initiated by Drew Rienstra with the vision of building a community among theatre lovers, including actors, theatre-makers, filmmakers, educators, critics and theatre audiences. (more...)

THE MEETING to Host 5th Annual HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR at Joe's Pub, 12/7THE MEETING to Host 5th Annual HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR at Joe's Pub, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater on Sunday, December 7 at 9:30 PM to continue its landmark 6th season. The December show marks the 5th annual Holiday Spectacular from The Meeting*, with special guests to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

Mink Stole to Premiere OMG! IT'S CHRISTMAS! at the Beechman, 12/11-14Mink Stole to Premiere OMG! IT'S CHRISTMAS! at the Beechman, 12/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Cult film icon Mink Stole (Hairspray, Pink Flamingos, Cry-Baby) premieres her new holiday show 'OMG! IT'S CHRISTMAS!" in New York City beginning December 11at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, performing with her Her Wonderful Band. Performances are December 11-14 at 8:30 PM. (more...)

Performance Project @ University Settlement to Present TALA in 2015Performance Project @ University Settlement to Present TALA in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The Performance Project @ University Settlement will present the World Premiere of TALA, a multicultural play about the immigrant experience written and directed by Kyoung H. Park. Produced by Kyoung's Pacific Beat, previews begin January 8 at University Settlement with opening set for January 10. (more...)

13th Street Rep to Hold EDDIE CANTOR DAY, 11/2413th Street Rep to Hold EDDIE CANTOR DAY, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2014

Monday, November 24th will be "Eddie Cantor Day" at "One Night with Fanny Brice," the long-running musical play at the 13th Street Repertory Theater (50 W. 13th Street, NYC). (more...)

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