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Date Of Birth:
July 08, 1913
Date Of Death:
October 09, 1996 (83)
Birth Place:
Evanston, IL, USA
Gender: Male
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Walter Kerr News

Date of Birth: July 08, 1913
Date of Death: October 09, 1996 (83)
Birth Place: Evanston, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Austin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play HouseAustin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Cleveland Play House's (CPH) monumental 100th Season continues with the regional premiere of LUNA GALE. CPH welcomes back film and stage legend Austin Pendleton to direct this contemporary drama that begs the question 'To whom do you belong?' Written by Rebecca Gilman, recipient of the 2015 Roe Green Award, LUNA GALE runs February 27 - March 20 in the intimate Allen Theatre. (more...)

NATURAL LIFE to Open in March at T. Schreiber TheatreNATURAL LIFE to Open in March at T. Schreiber Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

'Natural Life' by Eduardo Ivan Lopez tells the tale of a death row inmate convicted of murder. But unlike the heroes of 'The Exonerated,' she is guilty of the crime. The play is inspired by a true incident in the 1980's.† T. Schreiber Theatre, 151 West 26th Street, will present the play's world premiere March 2 to April 2, directed by Jake Turner. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Mercury Theatre Colchester's UK Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARKFull Cast Set for Mercury Theatre Colchester's UK Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Artistic Director of Mercury Theatre Colchester†Daniel Buckroyd†today announces the full company for the UK regional premiere production of†Bruce Norris' acclaimed play†Clybourne Park†which opens at the company's home base ahead of a national tour -†Ben Deery†(Karl / Steve),†Dan Gaisford(Kenneth),†Rebecca Manley†(Bev / Kathy),†Rebecca Oldfield†(Betsey / Lindsey),†Gloria Onitiri†(Francine / Lena),†Wole Sawyerr†(Albert / Kevin),†William Troughton†(Jim / Tom) and†Mark Womack†(Dan / Russ). The production opens on 15 April as part of the†Made in Colchester Season, with previews from 8 April and runs until 23 April. It is the first time the production will be seen in the UK outside of London. (more...)

Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE Sets New Start Date Due to Saoirse Ronan's OSCARS NodBroadway's THE CRUCIBLE Sets New Start Date Due to Saoirse Ronan's OSCARS Nod
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Just in, the upcoming Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible has moved its first preview to allow star Saoirse Ronan (a Best Actress Oscar nominee for her performance in the film Brooklyn) to attend the Oscars in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 28. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE CRUCIBLEUp on the Marquee: THE CRUCIBLE
by Walter McBride - Feb 2, 2016

Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the†Walter Kerr†Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring.†Leading the production are†Ben Whishaw†(as†John Proctor),†Sophie Okonedo†(as Elizabeth Proctor),†Saoirse Ronan†(as Abigail Williams), and†Ciaran Hinds†(as Deputy-Governor Danforth). Check out photos of the theatre marquee below! (more...)

Clear Space's DEATHTRAP, Starring Andrew Criss, Begins TonightClear Space's DEATHTRAP, Starring Andrew Criss, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Equity actor Andrew Criss, who appeared in the Clear Space Theatre Company fall production of LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART, will return to Clear Space to star in its latest show DEATHTRAP, a mystery play by Ira Levin. (more...)

Tickets to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER in Toronto on Sale TomorrowTickets to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER in Toronto on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

The First National Tour of the Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play The Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, May 25 through June 26. Media night is Wednesday May 25 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Adds Performance to Kennedy Center Engagement'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Adds Performance to Kennedy Center Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Kennedy Center and the company of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder today announced that tickets will go on sale to the public beginning at 3 p.m. for the newly added performance on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 12 p.m. (more...)

Cast Set for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at The OrpheumCast Set for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at The Orpheum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

The Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play The Orpheum Theatre in Memphis February 9th through 14th in its First National Tour, which launched in September 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Tour Bids Broadway Production Farewell with Tribute of TITANIC ProportionsSTAGE TUBE: 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Tour Bids Broadway Production Farewell with Tribute of TITANIC Proportions
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2016

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical played its final performance on the Great White Way last night, Sunday, January 17, 2016. In honor of the production's acclaimed run, the cast of the 'GGLAM' tour took it upon themselves to send the D'Ysquith of Broadway off with a tribute of TITANIC proportions. Check it out below! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/16/2016
by - Jan 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/16/2016. (more...)

Four-Time Tony Nominee Tovah Feldshuh Leads Industry Presentation of New Play STRANGER IN MY HOUSE TodayFour-Time Tony Nominee Tovah Feldshuh Leads Industry Presentation of New Play STRANGER IN MY HOUSE Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The Directors Company in association with Invictus Theatre Company presents an industry-only reading of Anna Simone Scott's latest play STRANGER IN MY HOUSE, directed by Michael Parva, today, January 11, 2016 at 3PM. The reading will star four-time Tony Award Nominee Tovah Feldshuh (TV: 'The Walking Dead'; Broadway: Irena's Vow, Pippin, Golda's Balcony), Olivia Oguma (Broadway: Les Miserables. TV: 'Odd Mom Out') and John Stanisci (Broadway: Irena's Vow). (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: January 7, 2016Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: January 7, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 7, 2016

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: January1-7. (more...)

Four-Time Tony Nominee Tovah Feldshuh to Lead Industry Presentation of New Play STRANGER IN MY HOUSEFour-Time Tony Nominee Tovah Feldshuh to Lead Industry Presentation of New Play STRANGER IN MY HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The Directors Company in association with Invictus Theatre Company presents an industry-only reading of Anna Simone Scott's latest play STRANGER IN MY HOUSE, directed by Michael Parva, on January 11, 2016 at 3PM. The reading will star four-time Tony Award Nominee Tovah Feldshuh (TV: 'The Walking Dead'; Broadway: Irena's Vow, Pippin, Golda's Balcony), Olivia Oguma (Broadway: Les Miserables. TV: 'Odd Mom Out') and John Stanisci (Broadway: Irena's Vow). (more...)

Digital Takeover: More Broadway Shows Jump on the  Virtual Lottery Bandwagon!Digital Takeover: More Broadway Shows Jump on the Virtual Lottery Bandwagon!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Welcome to the digital world. Every day our lives become more and more infused with text messaging, social media, and new technology,†and Broadway is keeping up with the times. For years, Broadway and Off-Broadway shows have offered theatre-goers a chance for last-minute tickets through student rushes, general rushes, and the ever-popular lottery system. These traditions invite fans straight to the theatre box offices so that they might snag a discounted pair of tickets just hours before the curtain goes up. CLICK HERE to read more about all of the Broadway lotteries/rushes. The times are a-changin' however, as this morning A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER joined the growing list of productions that now offer a digital lottery. That's right- no more waiting in line in the cold/heat at the crack of dawn; no more joining the hoards of people in the street for the chance that your name might get chosen. One question remains- how long until the rest of Broadway joins the bandwagon? (more...)

Something to Look Forward to! Plays Bowing on Broadway in 2016Something to Look Forward to! Plays Bowing on Broadway in 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at all of the upcoming plays†from Roundabout, Manhattan Theatre Club, and more,†currently slated to bow on the Great White Way in 2016! (more...)

Happy Trails! Say Goodbye to the Broadway Shows Closing in Early 2016Happy Trails! Say Goodbye to the Broadway Shows Closing in Early 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 2, 2016

There is still time to catch the Broadway shows closing in early 2016!†Check out what†shows are closing soon and be sure to see†them while you still can! (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 1/1/2016SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 1/1/2016
by BWW - Jan 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 1/1/2016. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 12/25/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 12/25/2015
by BWW - Dec 25, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 12/25/2015. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: December 24, 2015Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: December 24, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Read on to catch up on this past week's trends: December 18-24. (more...)

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