Truman Capote News

 

Truman Capote News

Date Of Birth:
September 30, 1924
Date Of Death:
August 25, 1984 (59)
Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender:
Male
VIDEO: First Look - AMERICAN MASTERS to Present Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/14VIDEO: First Look - AMERICAN MASTERS to Present Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/14
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

In honor of this landmark literary event, THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents a newly updated version of Emmy®-winning filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy's 2012 documentary Harper Lee: Hey, Boo, (more...)

American Masters to Present Documentary THIRTEEN DAYS OF HARPER LEE, 7/10American Masters to Present Documentary THIRTEEN DAYS OF HARPER LEE, 7/10
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926), until now. (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Presents Updated Harper Lee Documentary in Honor of GO SET A WATCHMAN Release, 7/10THIRTEEN's American Masters Presents Updated Harper Lee Documentary in Honor of GO SET A WATCHMAN Release, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time,To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926), until now. On July 14, HarperCollins will release Lee's earliest known work, Go Set a Watchman, featuring characters from her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which was published 55 years ago (July 11, 1960). (more...)

BWW Review: Directed by Tony Award Winning Actor Robert Morse, TRU Offers an Insider's Look at Truman Capote's Lonely LifeBWW Review: Directed by Tony Award Winning Actor Robert Morse, TRU Offers an Insider's Look at Truman Capote's Lonely Life
by Shari Barrett - Jun 8, 2015

When TRU premiered on Broadway, Robert Morse won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show for his tour-de-force portrayal of Truman Capote. For his performance in the 1992 American Playhouse presentation of TRU, Morse won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. As a way to pay it forward, Morse has directed his friend Michael-Anthony Nozzi in TRU presented by Chromolume Theatre and produced by Mike Abramson during this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. Nozzi gives his own tour-de-force performance as the lonely writer and iconic 70's bon vivant sweetheart. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Theatreworks' THE LARAMIE PROJECT Reminds Us of Who We AreBWW Reviews: Theatreworks' THE LARAMIE PROJECT Reminds Us of Who We Are
by Joseph Baker - Jun 7, 2015

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BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S with Pixie Lott Coming to Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury in 2016BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S with Pixie Lott Coming to Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

PIXIE Lott is to star in a new production of Breakfast At Tiffany's, coming to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. (more...)

Pixie Lott to Take On Lead in West End's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYSPixie Lott to Take On Lead in West End's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Pixie Lott will star as Holly Golightly in a limited 12-week season of Breakfast at Tiffany's at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London's West End in 2016.  This will follow the first UK and Ireland tour of Truman Capote's classic tale brought to life so memorably by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 film.  It will be presented in a co-production with the Curve Theatre, Leicester.  The novella has been adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize-winning Finalist and Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain), and contains memorable songs from the era as well as original music by Grant Odling (One Man, Two Guvnors).  (more...)

THE FRIDAY FIVE (on Wednesday): PATSY CLINE's Simmons and LeMoine-ReedTHE FRIDAY FIVE (on Wednesday): PATSY CLINE's Simmons and LeMoine-Reed
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 3, 2015

Today, in a special edition of The Friday Five (on Wednesday), we introduce two actors from The Gaslight Dinner Theatre's upcoming production of A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline: Linda Sue Simmons (my favorite Miss Chattanooga of all time) and Curtis LeMoine-Reed. Directed by Greg Frey, the musical - filled with some of Patsy Cline's best-loved hits that will transport you back to her starry heyday in the 1960s - opens Thursday afternoon at The Renaissance Center in Dickson. (more...)

TRU Coming to Hollywood Fringe FestivalTRU Coming to Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

The award winning Chromolume Theatre will partner with Michael-Anthony Nozzi and Robert Morse on bringing the Tony Award winning Tru to life for six performances only as part of the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to Run 6/13-9/27 at Theatricum BotanicumTO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to Run 6/13-9/27 at Theatricum Botanicum
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

A poignant look at justice and the human spirit as told through the eyes of a young girl, Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee, continues this summer's 'Americana' season at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum, opening June 13 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

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...)

Civic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & MoreCivic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Civic Theatre of Allentown will continue its 2014-2015 season with nearly a dozen unique events. This spring, the Civic is your hub for entertainment and culture, with unique presentations on both stage and screen. This Spring, Civic will present events ranging from the visual arts ('Matitisse' From Tate Modern and Moma and 'Hermitage Revealed') to science and technology, from much-loved musicals ('Showboat') to staged re-imaginings of great novels- all from the comfort of the Civic's historic 19th Street theatre. (more...)

Frist Center Expands Public Programs for 'ITALIAN STYLE' Fashion ExhibitionFrist Center Expands Public Programs for 'ITALIAN STYLE' Fashion Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

This summer, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts will offer a lineup of exciting public programs in conjunction with the presentation of Italian Style: Fashion since 1945, an exhibition that chronicles the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry from the post-World War II recovery years to the present day. (more...)

FOOTLOOSE, BUYER & CELLAR, Rita Rudner and More Set for Laguna Playhouse's 2015-16 SeasonFOOTLOOSE, BUYER & CELLAR, Rita Rudner and More Set for Laguna Playhouse's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce its 2015- 2016 season of shows! (more...)

Civic Theatre's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S to Open 5/1Civic Theatre's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S to Open 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Civic Theatre will conclude its 2014-2015 main stage season with the regional premiere of Richard Greenberg's adaptation of Truman Capote's book "Breakfast at Tiffany's" beginning Friday, May 1 with performances through Saturday, May 16. Civic's Artistic Director William Sanders directs. (more...)

BWW Review: TRU Presented as a True Tour-de-Force Performance by Michael-Anthony NozziBWW Review: TRU Presented as a True Tour-de-Force Performance by Michael-Anthony Nozzi
by Shari Barrett - Mar 9, 2015

When TRU premiered on Broadway, Robert Morse won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show for his tour-de-force portrayal of Truman Capote. For his performance in the 1992 American Playhouse presentation of TRU, Morse won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. As a way to pay it forward, Morse is acting as the Creative Consultant for the all-new run of TRU at the Primitive Stage in Woodland Hills starring Michael-Anthony Nozzi who gives his own tour-de-force performance as the lonely writer. (more...)

Victoria Fleshman Releases BOTTOM RAILVictoria Fleshman Releases BOTTOM RAIL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

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The Boston Globe and School of the Museum of Fine Arts Recognize Most Creative Teen Artists and WritersThe Boston Globe and School of the Museum of Fine Arts Recognize Most Creative Teen Artists and Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

The Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, presented by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) recently announced the winners of its 2015 program distinguishing Massachusetts's top student artists and writers. These nearly 2,000 young writers and artists, whose work was selected from over 15,000 other submissions, will be recognized in The Boston Globe and the Gold Key winning works will be featured as part of a special exhibition hosted by the 808 Gallery at Boston University. (more...)

John Patrick Shanley, John Lahr and More to Headline 2015 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, 3/25-29John Patrick Shanley, John Lahr and More to Headline 2015 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, 3/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Theater luminaries John Patrick Shanley, Keir Dullea, Mia Dillon, Martin Sherman, Brenda Currin, John Lahr, John Waters, Bryan Batt and Joel Vig are just a few of the illustrious headliners who will participate in the 29th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 25-29, 2015. (more...)

Japan Society to Stage DANCING WITH THE BIRD Reading Next MonthJapan Society to Stage DANCING WITH THE BIRD Reading Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

Japan Society proudly presents a staged reading of Dancing with the Bird by Japanese playwright Seiji Nozoe, translated and directed by New York-based theater artist James Yaegashi. As part of Japan Society's 2014-15 Performing Arts Season, Dancing with the Bird marks the 11th installment of the Society's annual Play Reading Series of contemporary Japanese plays in English translation. (more...)

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