Truman Capote News

 
Date Of Birth:
September 30, 1924
Date Of Death:
August 25, 1984 (59)
Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender: Male
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Truman Capote News

Date of Birth: September 30, 1924
Date of Death: August 25, 1984 (59)
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender: Male
Novelist, Playwright Truman Capote's Ashes To Be AuctionedNovelist, Playwright Truman Capote's Ashes To Be Auctioned
by Michael Dale - Aug 22, 2016

Though he gained worldwide fame as the author of 'In Cold Blood' and 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' you didn't have to be an avid reader to immediately recognize Truman Capote. (more...)

Melissa Errico-Led FINIAN'S RAINBOW Headlines Irish Rep's 2016 SeasonMelissa Errico-Led FINIAN'S RAINBOW Headlines Irish Rep's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Fall 2016 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be FINIAN'S RAINBOW, adapted and directed by Irish Rep Artistic Director Charlotte Moore, and starring Melissa Errico ('Billions', Encores! Do I Hear A Waltz?), who will reprise her role from the acclaimed 2004 production. (more...)

Cindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star AwardsCindy Crawford, Fred Willard and More to Present at 2016 Fifth Star Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) will honor four Chicago artists and arts advocates and one iconic cultural institution at the 3rd annual Fifth Star Awards presented by Allstate Insurance Company on Wednesday, September 14 at 7pm-at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. (more...)

BWW Review: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 26 July 2016BWW Review: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 26 July 2016
by Laura Jones - Jul 31, 2016

Following a six month tour, Richard Greenberg's version of Breakfast at Tiffany's marks the second time an adaptation of Truman Capote's novella has been shown at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in seven years. Anna Friel starred in the 2009 adaptation by Samuel Adamson, but in 2016 it's pop star Pixie Lott's turn to play the role of Holly Golightly. (more...)

MR. KINGDOM'S QUEEN VICTORIA (OR A LITTLE OF WHAT YOU FANCY) to Play Edinburgh Fringe 2016MR. KINGDOM'S QUEEN VICTORIA (OR A LITTLE OF WHAT YOU FANCY) to Play Edinburgh Fringe 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

In 2016, HRH Queen Elizabeth II may have taken the crown as the longest-reigning monarch but HRH Queen Victoria is back and taking up residency at the Assembly Hall from 4 August, with opening set for 6 August 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Mark Chambers Impresses as Truman Capote in TRU at The Studio 620BWW Review: Mark Chambers Impresses as Truman Capote in TRU at The Studio 620
by Peter Nason - Jul 22, 2016

Chambers channels Capote and gives an incredibly strong performance. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast Of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S At Theatre Royal HaymarketPhoto Flash: The Cast Of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S At Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Edward Baker - Jul 20, 2016

Based on Truman Capote's beloved masterwork, BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S is set in New York in 1943. Fred, a young writer from Louisiana, meets Holly Golightly, a charming, vivacious and utterly elusive good-time girl. Everyone falls in love with Holly - including Fred. However Fred is poor, and Holly's other suitors include a playboy millionaire and the future president of Brazil. As war rages on in Europe, Holly begins to fall in love with Fred - just as her past catches up with her. (more...)

Casting Announced for BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S TOURCasting Announced for BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Georgia May Foote will play the role of Holly Golightly in the UK and Ireland Tour of Breakfast at Tiffany's which arrives at The Bristol Hippodrome from the 26 Sep - 1 Oct 2016. (more...)

The National Tour of Curve's New Production of SISTER ACT Announces CastingThe National Tour of Curve's New Production of SISTER ACT Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016 and visiting The Bristol Hippodrome from the 19th - 24th September 2016. (more...)

BWW Blog: Nikolai Foster On Directing BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'SBWW Blog: Nikolai Foster On Directing BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
by Guest Blogger: Nikolai Foster - Jul 19, 2016

Director Nikolai Foster recalls the development of Breakfast at Tiffany's, starring Pixie Lott (more...)

2016 Wilde Awards Nominations Announced!2016 Wilde Awards Nominations Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Theater professionals from across Michigan will gather Aug. 29 when The 2016 Wilde Awards are presented at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield. Presented by EncoreMichigan.com, the most comprehensive resource for news and information about the state's professional theater industry, The Wilde Awards were established in 2002 to honor the excellent work produced by Michigan's professional theaters. (more...)

Cathy Tyson To Lead THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Birmingham Rep and Leicester CurveCathy Tyson To Lead THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Birmingham Rep and Leicester Curve
by Marianka Swain - Jun 30, 2016

Today, Curve Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster, announces the cast for his production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated actress Cathy Tyson will star as the iconic Lady Bracknell in Foster's stylish reimagining of Wilde's much-loved comedy. Cathy is best known for her role in the multi-award winning film Mona Lisa, classic ITV drama series Band of Gold and her stage work with the RSC and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Leads July's Top 10 New London ShowsHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jun 29, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a magical mega-hit and musical revivals to plays with strong political resonance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

BWW Review: SILENCE! slays the spoof at Standing Room Only ProductionsBWW Review: SILENCE! slays the spoof at Standing Room Only Productions
by Brett Cullum - Jun 16, 2016

From the bodily fluid throwing Miggs to the naked and tucked Buffalo Bill, expect to see everything you witnessed in the movie recreated live onstage by a company who at times don Lambchop hand puppets to narrate the action. It's fast, furious, and like being blasted by hits of nitrous oxide constantly without the pain of dental work. (more...)

VIDEOS: Barbra Streisand's Broadway! Part Four: The 1990sVIDEOS: Barbra Streisand's Broadway! Part Four: The 1990s
by Michael Dale - Jun 13, 2016

The fourth of a six-part, decade-by-decade video series sampling the legendary artist's performances of musical theatre classics. (more...)

VIDEOS: Barbra Streisand's Broadway! Part One: The 1960sVIDEOS: Barbra Streisand's Broadway! Part One: The 1960s
by Michael Dale - Jun 10, 2016

The first of a six-part, decade-by-decade video series sampling the legendary artist's performances of musical theatre classics. (more...)

Merola Opera Program to Present TRANSFORMATIONS, 7/21Merola Opera Program to Present TRANSFORMATIONS, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

(San Francisco, June 9, 2016) The Merola Opera Program presents Conrad Susa's Transformations, led by conductor Neal Goren and director Roy Rallo, in two performances Thursday, July 21 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, July 23 at 2 pm at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in San Francisco. (more...)

Exciting New Shows At Sheffield TheatresExciting New Shows At Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The new season at Sheffield Theatres includes an exciting line-up of West End and Broadway musicals, witty comedy, chart-topping music, poignant drama and family fun. Booking for the new shows will open to Centre Stage Members on Saturday 11 June and to the general public on Saturday 18 June. (more...)

Joanna Francis, Jon Robyns, Karen Mann and More Join SISTER ACT UK Tour; Opens at Curve, July 30Joanna Francis, Jon Robyns, Karen Mann and More Join SISTER ACT UK Tour; Opens at Curve, July 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tour schedule below with further casting to be announced. (more...)

BWW Interview: SRO Productions Talks SILENCE!BWW Interview: SRO Productions Talks SILENCE!
by Alexander Garza - Jun 1, 2016

I got the opportunity to speak with actors Chris Gibson and Rachel Landon, Stage Manager Lauren Hainley, and Choreographer Eric Dano about SRO's upcoming production of SILENCE! THE MUSICAL. The musical is a parody of the 1991 Academy Award winning film, THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins. The show is directed by Chris Patton and stars Chris Gibson, Rachel Landon,Bryan Kaplun, Chaney Moore, Tom Stell, Kiefer Slaton, Maryann Williams, Taelon J. Stonecipher, and Heather Buzonas. SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will make its Houston premiere and run from June 9 - June 25, 2016 at Obsidian Theater. (more...)

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