Truman Capote News

Date Of Birth:
September 30, 1924
Date Of Death:
August 25, 1984 (59)
Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender:
Male
VIRGIL THOMSON AND FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL Comes to Symphony Space, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel on Thursday, May 8 (7:30 pm) in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

Abrons Art Center to Stage Tony Torn's UBU SINGS UBU, 4/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Actor/director Tony Torn and Julie Atlas Muz star in Ubu Sings Ubu, an immersive theatrical mash up of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi and the songs of experimental cult band Pere Ubu. Adapted from a version of the original French text, and run through the Google Translateengine, Torn and company are fueled by the giddy, angular new wave rock of Pere Ubu, the cult band whose name and style were inspired by the play. Torn, who co-directs with Dan Safer of Witness Relocation, plays Pere Ubu while Muz is Mere Ubu, in a bizarre parody of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in Poland instead of Scotland. (more...)

George Wendt, Ashley Tisdale Join Cast of TBS Comedy Pilot
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

George Wendt and Ashley Tisdale have joined the cast of David Kohan and Max Mutchnick's multi-camera currently untitled barbershop comedy pilot for TBS. (more...)

THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI, THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION & More Set for Theatrical Outfit's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Theatrical Outfit looks to the past, celebrates the present and embraces the future in its 38th season, spotlighting signature voices that will spark important conversations about class, education, faith, the stars and our places in the world. Our 2014-15 season features two Atlanta premieres, the debut on our stage of Decatur-bred, San Francisco-based Gunderson, the words of the award-winning South African sage Fugard and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Shanley. (more...)

Broadway's Cory Michael Smith to Play 'The Riddler' on Fox's GOTHAM
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

According to Deadline, the former BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY's star has signed on to play Edward Nygma, aka 'The Riddler' in Fox's upcoming Batman prequel drama, also starring Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue. (more...)

Sony Movie Channel to Go Behind-the-Scenes of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, 4/25
by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Sony Movie Channel slings into action this April, with HEROES AND VILLAINS: THE AMAZING WORLD OF SPIDER-MAN, on Friday, April 25 (more...)

KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, SCENES FROM IRAQ and More Set for Fort Point Theatre Channel in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The eclectic nature of Fort Point Theatre Channel's 2014 programming is a direct result of the creative forces that drive FPTC's 15 artistic directors. These artists are rooted in Boston's only arts-centered neighborhood and resident in a building that is now experiencing a tenant-to-owner momentum. FPTC celebrates its 7th year amidst this surge of artistic development specifically within their Midway neighborhood, an especially exciting place to be at the moment. (more...)

Registration Open for USITT Conference & Stage Expo 2014 in Fort Worth, Today-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Online registration is now open for USITT's 2014 Annual Conference & Stage Expo to be held March 26-29 in Fort Worth, Texas. (more...)

Abrons Art Center to Stage Tony Torn's UBU SINGS UBU, 4/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Actor/director Tony Torn and Julie Atlas Muz star in Ubu Sings Ubu, an immersive theatrical mash up of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi and the songs of experimental cult band Pere Ubu. Adapted from a version of the original French text, and run through the Google Translateengine, Torn and company are fueled by the giddy, angular new wave rock of Pere Ubu, the cult band whose name and style were inspired by the play. Torn, who co-directs with Dan Safer of Witness Relocation, plays Pere Ubu while Muz is Mere Ubu, in a bizarre parody of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in Poland instead of Scotland. (more...)

Robert Morse & Rick McKay to Be Honored at Special Preview of BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) announced its highly anticipated film line-up for the 19th edition, April 3 - 10, 2014, featuring 14 World Premieres, 8 North American and 8 U.S. Premieres. PBIFF (www.pbifilmfest.org) will present features, documentaries and short films from the U.S. and around the world, including Brazil, Venezuela, France, England, Israel, Hong Kong, Japan, India, New Zealand, Austria, the Philippines, Croatia, Australia, Canada, Germany and South Korea, to name just a few, and will play host to filmmakers, producers and actors to represent and discuss their films. (more...)

I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE Makes Texas Premiere at Bass Hall, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the Texas premiere of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the brand-new, nationally touring hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. The show runs today, March 11-16, 2014, at Bass Performance Hall. (more...)

I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE to Make Texas Premiere at Bass Hall, 3/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the Texas premiere of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the brand-new, nationally touring hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. The show runs March 11-16, 2014, at Bass Performance Hall. (more...)

Theatre East's THE GRASS HARP Reading Set for Monday, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Theatre East presents a reading of Truman Capote's THE GRASS HARP as an installment in its NEIGHBORHOOD READING SERIES upstairs at O'Lunney's, 145 West 45th Street (between Broadway & 6th Avenue) on Monday, February 24th at 7pm (Cocktail hour begins at 6pm). Written by Truman Capote and directed by Christa Kimlicko Jones. (more...)

UBU SINGS UBU to Run 4/9-27 at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Actor/director Tony Torn and Julie Atlas Muz star in Ubu Sings Ubu, an immersive theatrical mash up of Alfred Jarry's Ubu Roi and the songs of experimental cult band Pere Ubu. Adapted from a version of the original French text, and run through the Google Translate engine, Torn and company are fueled by the giddy, angular new wave rock of Pere Ubu, the cult band whose name and style were inspired by the play. Torn, who co-directs with Dan Safer of Witness Relocation, plays Pere Ubu while Muz is Mere Ubu, in a bizarre parody of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in Poland instead of Scotland. (more...)

Michael C. Hall Releases Audio Version of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Audible Studios, the production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of Michael C. Hall's audio interpretation of Truman Capote's iconic novella, Breakfast at Tiffany's. This new recording of Capote's classic work is the first audiobook performance by “Dexter” and “Six Feet Under” star Hall. (more...)

Broadway's Cory Michael Smith to Star Opposite Cate Blanchett & Rooney Mara in CAROL
by Movies News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Smith will take on the role of 'Tommy, a seemingly charming traveling salesman who meets Blanchett and Mara's characters on the road.' (more...)

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures to Present INHERIT THE WIND, 2/8-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Wasatch Theatrical Ventures will present one of the great American plays of the 20th century, INHERIT THE WIND, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, directed by the award-winning Kiff Scholl, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners. In a small town courtroom and with the eyes of the nation upon them, two legal giants face off over a teacher's right to teach evolution to a high school class in this critically acclaimed drama based on the Scopes Monkey Trial. As rousing and relevant today as it was when it debuted in 1955, INHERIT THE WIND is an edge-of-your-seat riveting look at the age-old conflict between science and religion. The play opens Friday, February 8th and runs through March 16th at the Grove Theatre Center in Burbank, CA. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Philip Seymour Hoffman Memorial - The Many Reasons Why He Was The Undisputed Master, Onstage & Onscreen
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 03, 2014

One of the greatest actors of his generation, Philip Seymour Hoffman has left behind an astoundingly rich and varied resume in his shocking and unexpected death reported on Sunday - sterling Tony Award-worthy stage turns to remarkable Academy Award-winning work onscreen to his own directing and producing ventures. Now, we celebrate the stage and screen work that made Hoffman one of the most consistently compelling characters in the modern entertainment age - each and every performance imbued with a special kind of magic few can conjure once, let alone repeatedly. (more...)

THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF SONG Celebrates One-Year Anniversary Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Tonight, January 10, 2014, The Wonderful Wizard of Song, The Music of Oz Composer Harold Arlen, which started previews on December 17, 2012, and opened officially on January 10, 2013, will celebrate its one year anniversary at The St. Luke's Theatre (308 W 46th Street). (more...)

KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, SCENES FROM IRAQ and More Set for Fort Point Theatre Channel in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

The eclectic nature of Fort Point Theatre Channel's 2014 programming is a direct result of the creative forces that drive FPTC's 15 artistic directors. These artists are rooted in Boston's only arts-centered neighborhood and resident in a building that is now experiencing a tenant-to-owner momentum. FPTC celebrates its 7th year amidst this surge of artistic development specifically within their Midway neighborhood, an especially exciting place to be at the moment. (more...)

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