Tyne Daly News

Christopher Durang Stars in His Own Play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Opening Tonight at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Playwright Christopher Durang - who won his first Tony Award in 2013 for his comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE on Broadway - will make his debut in the role of Vanya when the play is presented at Bucks County Playhouse (70 S. Main St) in New Hope, PA, from tonight, July 17, to August 10. (more...)

Dirty Bourbon River, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's JAZZ FEST 2014 in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse under the direction of Alexander Fraser and Robyn Goodman is delighted to announce the launch of the upcoming Bridge Street Concert Series: Jazz Fest 2014. (more...)

Quartet of Broadway, West End Talent to Lead KISS ME, KATE at BBC Proms This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Following the enormous success of the semi-staged performance of My Fair Lady at the Proms in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate. Joining John Wilson and the John Wilson Orchestra, Broadway stalwarts Ben Davis, Alexandra Silber, Tony Yazbeck and West End star Louise Dearman lead the cast in an irreverent reworking of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew -- a play within a play. This is the BBC Proms debut for all four performers as they sing the energetic score in its original 1948 arrangement. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/14- Arthur Laurents
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2014

Happy Birthday Arthur Laurents! Laurents' first play, Home of the Brave, opened on Broadway in 1945, followed by many others. He wrote his first musical, West Side Story, in 1957, followed by Gypsy and others. His first screenplay was The Snake Pit in 1948, followed by others including Rope, Anastasia, The Way We Were and The Turning Point. His own play, Invitation to a March in 1960, was the first of several he directed. I Can Get It for You Wholesale in 1961 was the first musical he directed, followed by others including La Cage aux Folles and Gypsy with Angela Lansbury, then Tyne Daly and most recently, Patti LuPone. He pased away in May 2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/7- MASTER CLASS
by Stage Tube - Jul 07, 2014

Today in 2011, the first Broadway revival of Master Class opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, where it ran for 67 performances. Master Class is a play by Terrence McNally, which opened on Broadway on November 15, 1995 at the John Golden Theatre, where it ran for 598 performances. The original cast included Zoe Caldwell, Audra McDonald, Karen Kay Cody, David Loud, and Jay Hunter Morris. Caldwell and McDonald won Tony Awards for their performances in 1996. Tyne Daly starred as Callas in a summer 2011 revival of the play at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces BLACKOUT at Bay Street Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce BLACKOUT at Bay Street, a late night immersive cabaret. Doors will open immediately after the Mainstage show, at approximately 10:30 pm, with the cabaret performances beginning at 11 pm. The first weekend this summer is Friday and Saturday, August 8 and 9 with THE SKIVVIES. The second weekend this summer is Friday and Saturday, August 22 and 23 with THE BAY STREET MUSICAL CABARET. BLACKOUT is complimentary if you are attending My Life Is A Musical on these evenings. A $15 cover charge will apply to all walk-ins. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Tributes Johnny Carson at 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 27, 2014

Johnny Carson knew and featured great singers, including one he called 'Super Singer' - - The multi-talented Marvelous Marilyn Maye. Ms. Maye appeared on The Tonight Show a record 76 times, more than any singer. Cabaret legend Marilyn Maye Tribute to Johnny Carson, show returns to 54 Below June 26th -28th after it's sell-out run in May. BroadwayWorld visited Maye last night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Bucks County Performers to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR., 7/28 - 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

This April, teen performers came from throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey to participate in a rigorous audition for the much-anticipated Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company. For the first time, the Playhouse proudly offers a free, intensive, six-week musical theatre training program for young actors, culminating in two weeks of performances of Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. on the legendary stage at Bucks County Playhouse July 28th through August 9th. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/21-6/22/2014
by - Jun 22, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014. (more...)

MOTHERS AND SONS Closes Today, National Tour in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

Mothers and Sons, starring the two-time 2014 Tony® Award nominee for Best Play and Leading Actress in a Play (Tyne Daly), will play its final performance at the Sunday, June 22nd matinee at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). At the time of its closing, Mothers and Sons will have played 33 preview performances and 104 regular performances. (more...)

New York Theatre Barn to Feature Musical Theatre Writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

New York Theatre Barn will present the next installment of their New Works Series, featuring musical theater writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang on Monday, June 23rd at 7:30pm at the DR2 Theatre (Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 E. 15th Street). Tickets are $15.00 ($10.00 for students) and are available for purchase in advance at www.web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9916053 (more...)

NYTB to Continue New Works Series with Michael Cooper's 'TIMELINES' and Timothy Huang's PETER AND THE WALL, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

New York Theatre Barn will present the next installment of their New Works Series, featuring musical theater writers Michael Cooper and Timothy Huang on Monday, June 23rd at 7:30pm at the DR2 Theatre (Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 E. 15th Street). (more...)

This Week's THEATER TALK to Feature Authors James Shapiro and Carolyn Quinn, 6/20 - 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

This week, THEATER TALK welcomes authors with two unique takes on American culture - James Shapiro, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, whose new book is Shakespeare in America, an anthology of writing about the Bard's impact on U.S. history; and Carolyn Quinn, author of Mama Rose's Turn: The True Story of America's Most Notorious Stage Mother, whose book illuminates the life of the character central to one of America's greatest musicals, Gypsy. (more...)

Meryl Streep to Portray Opera Legend Maria Callas in HBO Adaptation of MASTER CLASS
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Meryl Streep will take on the role of iconic opera diva Maria Callas in an upcoming film adaptation of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning play MASTER CLASS for HBO. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Entire Cast for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, and Josh Fiedler announce complete casting for the remaining 2014 75th anniversary summer seaso (more...)

Photo Flash: Larry Kramer Vists Terrence McNally, Tyne Daly & Cast at MOTHERS AND SONS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

On Friday night, LGBT activist and The Normal Heart scribe Larry Kramer attended the Tony-nominated Mothers and Sons. After seeing the play, Mr. Kramer went backstage to say hello to friend and fellow playwright Terrence McNally, as well as Tyne Daly and the full company of Mothers and Sons. Check out photos from his visit below! (more...)

THE SUNSHINE BOYS to Run 6/19-29 at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

THE SUNSHINE BOYS by Neil Simon, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre is onstage June 19-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. The Neil Simon penned comedy is led by Broadway and Television veterans Jerry Adler as Willie Clark and Richard Kline as Al Lewis. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/11/14 - ALW Visits Paige, Williams Chairs Alvin Ailey, PIECE OF MY HEART Meets the Press and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 11, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Radcliffe and Webber make TV appearances, Vanessa Williams oversees Alvin Ailey's Lincoln Center season kick-off, Signature's PIECE OF MY HEART meets the press and Jim Parsons stops by our SAG series! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Marsha Mason and David Leopold in Bucks County Playhouse's STRAW HAT CINDERELLA; Jubilee Set for 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse has announced their Founders Day Diamond Jubilee, a festive community gathering on Monday evening, June 30, 2014 at 7 pm to commemorate the first 75 years of the Playhouse. The evening will begin with the debut of a new film: Straw Hat Cinderella: Bucks County Playhouse at 75. Narrated by stage and screen star Marsha Mason, the film features historic photographs, paintings and drawings and commentary by curator David Leopold, Playhouse producer Alexander Fraser, Michener Director and CEO Lisa Hanover, and painter Robert Beck. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Mason, Leopold and more! (more...)

Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS to Close 6/22 on Broadway; National Tour in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, Paula Wagner & Debbie Bisno, and Barbara Freitag & Loraine Alterman Boyle announced today that Mothers and Sons, the two-time 2014 Tony Award nominee for Best Play and Leading Actress in a Play (Tyne Daly), will play its final performance at the Sunday, June 22nd matinee at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). (more...)

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