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Date Of Birth:
April 17, 1897
Date Of Death:
December 07, 1975 (78)
Birth Place:
Madison, WI, USA
Gender:
Male
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THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Robert Morse Turns 84THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Robert Morse Turns 84
by Pat Cerasaro - May 21, 2015

Today we are saluting an iconic stage and screen star in honor of his 84th birthday this week, Robert Morse. (more...)

2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Kicks Off Next Month; Lineup Announced!2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Kicks Off Next Month; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, the country's premier socially-conscious, eco-friendly arts festival, is proud to announce its seventh season of plays, musicals & staged readings, with all shows taking place at The Paradise Factory, 64 East 4th St, between 2nd Avenue & Bowery. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE FLICK at The Barrow Street TheatrePhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE FLICK at The Barrow Street Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 19, 2015

Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Flick, returns to Off-Broadway this month, directed once again by Sam Gold and featuring Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher, and Aaron Clifton Moten, reprising their acclaimed performances. Previews began on May 5 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street, corner of Seventh Avenue), and the show will play a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, August 30. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Annie Baker's THE FLICK Opens Off-Broadway TonightAnnie Baker's THE FLICK Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Flick, returns to Off-Broadway this month, directed once again by Sam Gold and featuring Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher, and Aaron Clifton Moten, reprising their acclaimed performances. Previews began on May 5, with opening night set for tonight, May 18 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street, corner of Seventh Avenue), and the show will play a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, August 30. (more...)

LaChiusa's 'FIRST LADY' Follow-Up with Mary Testa and Rachel Bay Jones, THE ODYSSEY Musical Adaptation & More Set for The Public's 2015-16 SeasonLaChiusa's 'FIRST LADY' Follow-Up with Mary Testa and Rachel Bay Jones, THE ODYSSEY Musical Adaptation & More Set for The Public's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's 2015-16 season, continuing the theater's six-decade tradition of producing theater that is accessible to all. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  A Production To Be Proud Of - OUR TOWN at Newbury Park High SchoolBWW Reviews: A Production To Be Proud Of - OUR TOWN at Newbury Park High School
by Jeffrey Scott - May 8, 2015

Edward Albee once described fellow playwright Thornton Wilder's Our Town as,'...probably the finest play ever written by an American'. It is a play full of moving, intelligent, funny, and genuine moments and the ensemble cast of Newbury Park High School's Panther Players delivers a production of professional proportions. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Returns Off-Broadway TonightPulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Returns Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Flick, returns to Off-Broadway this month, directed once again by Sam Gold and featuring Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher, and Aaron Clifton Moten, reprising their acclaimed performances. Previews begin tonight, May 5, with opening night set for Monday, May 18 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street, corner of Seventh Avenue), and the show will play a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, August 30. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Sets New Opening Night at Barrow Street TheatrePulitzer Prize Winner THE FLICK Sets New Opening Night at Barrow Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Previews begin tomorrow (Tuesday, May 5) for playwright Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, The Flick.  The production returns to Off-Broadway in May, directed once again by Sam Gold and featuring Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher, and Aaron Clifton Moten, reprising their acclaimed performances.  Opening night is Monday, May 18 at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street, corner of Seventh Avenue), and the show will play a 16-week limited engagement through Sunday, August 30. (more...)

Annie Russell Theatre at Rollins College Sets 83rd Season: HELLO, DOLLY!; REEFER MADNESS & MoreAnnie Russell Theatre at Rollins College Sets 83rd Season: HELLO, DOLLY!; REEFER MADNESS & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Annie Russell Theatre, the longest running theatre in Central Florida, announces their 83rd season! Running September 2015 through April 2016, the season explores taboos - from marijuana to religion, infertility to second marriages. (more...)

A.R.T. Institute to Present 'MUCH ADO' & 'DESDEMONA'A.R.T. Institute to Present 'MUCH ADO' & 'DESDEMONA'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training, presents the last two productions of its season, William Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Anya Safir, and Paula Vogel's Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief, directed by Melia Bensussen. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature BAT BOY, CATCH-22 & MoreLos Altos Stage Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature BAT BOY, CATCH-22 & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Los Altos Stage Company is thrilled to announce the line-up for our upcoming season at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. Comprised of two musicals and three plays, our 20th Anniversary Season is overflowing with love, madness, folly and fantasy - the stuff that makes life meaningful, or meaningless, depending on your existential point of view. (more...)

Bluebarn Theatre to Close Season with OUR TOWN, 5/7-6/7Bluebarn Theatre to Close Season with OUR TOWN, 5/7-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

The BLUEBARN Theatre concludes Season 26 with Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, Our Town. The play opens Thursday, May 7th and runs through Sunday, June 7th, 2015. Our Town will be the last show performed at 614 S. 11th Street before the BLUEBARN Theatre moves to its own home at 10th & Pacific. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DMT's SKIN OF OUR TEETHPhoto Flash: First Look at DMT's SKIN OF OUR TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre is excited to announce the final show in our 2014-2015 Journeys Season: Thornton Wilder's vast absurd comedy about the human race: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH. (more...)

Andrea McArdle Stars in Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY, Opening TonightAndrea McArdle Stars in Media Theatre's HELLO DOLLY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

She's back where she belongs! 'Hello Dolly' starring Andrea McArdle is at The Media Theatre tonight, April 22 to May 24. Andrea McArdle returns to the award-winning professional music theatre venue after winning accolades as 'Mame' two years ago. (more...)

THE FUNFAIR to Launch HOME's New Space, May 14-June 13; Cast Announced!THE FUNFAIR to Launch HOME's New Space, May 14-June 13; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Director Walter Meierjohann has announced the cast of the world premiere of The Funfair, the first HOME production in its brand new home at First Street in Manchester. An adaptation by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens of Ödon von Horvath's classic 1932 play Kasimir and Karoline, the production features a cast of 13 actors and actor-musicians. (more...)

DMT to Present Thornton Wilder's SKIN OF OUR TEETH, 5/21-6/14DMT to Present Thornton Wilder's SKIN OF OUR TEETH, 5/21-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre has announced the final show in our 2014-2015 Journeys Season: Thornton Wilder's vast absurd comedy about the human race: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH. (more...)

BWW Reviews: COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA Marked by David Cromer's Magic TouchBWW Reviews: COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA Marked by David Cromer's Magic Touch
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 12, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company presents William Inge's sixty-five year old classic American drama, but it is nowhere near ready to be retired. Under the direction of David Cromer, it is a first rate production with incisive writing, design realism, and honest, raw performances. (more...)

LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC to Run 4/15-5/10 at Rubicon TheatreLAST TRAIN TO NIBROC to Run 4/15-5/10 at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Rubicon Theatre Company has just announced the director and cast for LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC, Arlene Hutton's funny, touching portrait of two young people whose lives become entwined after a chance meeting on a train. (more...)

'MEET VERA STARK', MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, 'ONE FOR ALL' Festival and More Set for Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2015-16 Season'MEET VERA STARK', MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, 'ONE FOR ALL' Festival and More Set for Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) announces the new 2015-2016 season 'REVELATIONS,' four compelling plays including two regional premieres and a new solo artists festival. (more...)

BWW Previews: Sturgeon Bay's Stage Door Theatre Company Presents Exceptional Summer Season AheadBWW Previews: Sturgeon Bay's Stage Door Theatre Company Presents Exceptional Summer Season Ahead
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 6, 2015

This winter to spring, Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) at Stage Door Theatre Company brought award-winning playwright David Mamet's Oleanna to Sturgeon Bay. A provocative, mercurial three act, no intermission play premiering in 1992, Mamet portrays two unlikely opponents in a battle over their futures--a struggling college student Carol trying to make the honor role to gain admitance into graduate school who asks for help from a professor seeking tenure after multiple years of serving the university, John. (more...)

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