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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
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Soho Rep Extends 10 OUT OF 12Soho Rep Extends 10 OUT OF 12
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the world premiere of 10 out of 12 by Anne Washburn (Mr. Burns) to July 5. The production, which opens on June 10, reunites the playwright with the Obie Award-winning director Les Waters, Artistic Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville. In 10 out of 12, a company of theatre artists is engaged in the very peculiar-and uniquely impossible-task of making a new play. Based on notes Washburn took during her past technical rehearsals, this Soho Rep. commission is a wry and absorbing look at how work forms us and deforms us. (more...)

Photo Flash: Steve Ross Salutes Long Career and Legendary Songwriters at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Steve Ross Salutes Long Career and Legendary Songwriters at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to host the return of pianist/singer Steve Ross in "An Evening With Steve Ross" on Monday, May 25 at 7pm. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Anne MearaPhoto Flash: Remembering Anne Meara
by Walter McBride - May 26, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported over the weekend, Anne Meara passed away on Saturday. She was 85. Meara appeared in five Broadway shows and was Tony-nominated for her performance as Marthy Owen in ANNA CHRISTIE in 1992, opposite Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson. (more...)

Anne Washburn's 10 OUT OF 12 Begins Tonight at Soho Rep.Anne Washburn's 10 OUT OF 12 Begins Tonight at Soho Rep.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, presents the world premiere of 10 out of 12 by Anne Washburn (Mr. Burns). The production, running tonight, May 26, through June 21, reunites the playwright with the Obie Award-winning director Les Waters, Artistic Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 5/22/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 5/22/2015
by BWW - May 22, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 5/22/2015. (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award WinnersRhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host 17 Writers, Featuring Obie, Larson & Kleban Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced the 17 writers and 8 new musicals selected for the fifth summer of weeklong retreats. For eight consecutive weeks beginning July 5th, each writing team will have a residency in Rhinebeck, New York.Writers are provided a private home, transportation, food, and a $400 stipend. This year's writers include Obie winner Kirsten Childs, Tony nominee Elizabeth Davis, and 2015 Jonathan Larson award-winners Charlie Sohne, Tim Rosser, and Sam Willmott, who also just won the Kleban Prize. (more...)

Irish Rep's THE WEIR Returning this SummerIrish Rep's THE WEIR Returning this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

The Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director, and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announces that the critically-acclaimed revival of Conor McPherson's THE WEIR, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, will return this summer. THE WEIR will begin previews on Tuesday, June 30th and will be performed through Sunday, August 23rd at the DR2 Theatre, located at 103 East 15th Street in Union Square (the Irish Rep's temporary home during renovation of its home base in Chelsea). Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, July 9th, 2015. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 5/15/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 5/15/2015
by BWW - May 15, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 5/15/2015. (more...)

Heights Players to Present KISS ME, KATEHeights Players to Present KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Heights Players wraps up its "Season of Firsts" by presenting the glorious musical that won the first-ever Tony awarded for Best Musical, Kiss Me, Kate. Considered to be one of Broadway's treasures, this musical has wit, charm and true Broadway energy, with much of the credit going to the brilliant score by Cole Porter. Kiss Me, Kate opens Friday, May 15th at the Heights Players and will run through Sunday, May 31st. (more...)

Jennifer Hudson Signs On to Spike Lee's Musical Comedy CHIRAQJennifer Hudson Signs On to Spike Lee's Musical Comedy CHIRAQ
by Movies News Desk - May 12, 2015

Jennifer Hudson has signed on to the ensemble cast of Spike Lee's upcoming film CHIRAQ. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: May 11-17, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: May 11-17, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - May 11, 2015

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

Soho Rep. to Present 10 OUT OF 12, 5/26-6/21Soho Rep. to Present 10 OUT OF 12, 5/26-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, presents the world premiere of 10 out of 12 by Anne Washburn (Mr. Burns). The production, May 26-June 21, reunites the playwright with the Obie Award-winning director Les Waters, Artistic Director at Actors Theatre of Louisville. In 10 out of 12, a company of 14 is engaged in the very peculiar-and uniquely impossible-task of making a new play. Based on notes Washburn took during her past technical rehearsals, this Soho Rep. commission is a wry and absorbing look at how work forms us and deforms us. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 5/1/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 5/1/2015
by BWW - May 1, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 5/1/2015. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 27- May 3, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 27- May 3, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 27, 2015

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

Star of Stage & Screen Jayne Meadows Allen Dies at 95Star of Stage & Screen Jayne Meadows Allen Dies at 95
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

ET reports that legendary actress and star of stage andscreen, Jayne Meadows Allen passed awaypeacefully of natural causes in her Encino, Calif. home Sunday night at the age of 95. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/24/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/24/2015
by BWW - Apr 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/24/2015. (more...)

Undermain Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature THE DROLL, THE NIGHT ALIVE & MoreUndermain Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature THE DROLL, THE NIGHT ALIVE & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Katherine Owens, Artistic Director of Undermain Theatre has released the season line-up for 2015-16 saying, "We are now in our in 32nd year of exploring new writing and revisiting seminal modern works at the Undermain Theatre. Next season we will present a powerful season of premieres, monumental drama, and cutting edge performance with four mainstage productions, each a portrait of a family, bound by blood or by circumstance, confronting the forces of darkness. Two world-premieres bookend a regional premiere of one of the contemporary stage's leading theatrical voices and a masterwork of modern drama by a man some call the father of the American Theater." (more...)

THE OLDEST BOY, GEM OF THE OCEAN, SWIMMER and More SEt for MTC's 2015-16 SeasonTHE OLDEST BOY, GEM OF THE OCEAN, SWIMMER and More SEt for MTC's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Today, Marin Theatre Company's artistic director Jasson Minadakis and managing director Michael Barker announced the 49-year-old professional nonprofit theater's 2015-16 season. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 20-26, 2015Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 20-26, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 20, 2015

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/17/2015SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/17/2015
by BWW - Apr 17, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4/17/2015. (more...)

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