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Date of Birth: August 31, 1908
Date of Death: May 18, 1981 (72)
Birth Place: Fresno, CA, USA
Gender: Male
History Has Its Eyes on HAMILTON, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!History Has Its Eyes on HAMILTON, Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Raise a glass! It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize administrator Mike Pride that HAMILTON has officially won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!Who Will Win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Tune In to the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced in just minutes- April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

2016 Pulitzer Prizes Will Be Announced This Afternoon; Watch the Live Stream at 3pm!2016 Pulitzer Prizes Will Be Announced This Afternoon; Watch the Live Stream at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Today's the day! The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced on today, April 18 at 3pm eastern daylight time via live-stream on pulitzer.org. (more...)

Rendah Heywood Joins Delphi Harrington and More in Rising Circle's THIS TIMERendah Heywood Joins Delphi Harrington and More in Rising Circle's THIS TIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Inspired by the memoirs of a Muslim woman who fought for her independence at a turning point in Egypt's modern history, THIS TIME is a lush new play about regret, romance, and familial responsibility. (more...)

Lesser America to Premiere New Drama HALF MOON BAY at Cherry Lane TheatreLesser America to Premiere New Drama HALF MOON BAY at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Lesser America (The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) will present HALF MOON BAY by Dan Moyer. It will be directed by Jess Chayes (AD of Peter and The Starcatcher) starring Keilly McQuail (You Got Older, Her Requiem) and Gabriel King (These Seven Sicknesses). Previews begin May 12 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America is the inaugural Company in Residence. Opening set for Thursday, May 19. (more...)

THE SORCERERS to Run 3/3-20 at TNCTHE SORCERERS to Run 3/3-20 at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

?Belgian playwright Serge Goriely turns conventional notions of voodoo on their heads with his Strindbergian play of magic, lies and intolerance, 'The Sorcerers.'  Theater for the New City will present the work's world premiere March 3 to 20, translated and directed by David Willinger. (more...)

Chicago Inclusion Project Partners with Chicago Cultural AllianceChicago Inclusion Project Partners with Chicago Cultural Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Teaming up in the spirit of community engagement and celebration of cultures, the non-profit organizations of The Chicago Inclusion Project and The Chicago Cultural Alliance come together in a strategic partnership.  (more...)

Theater Schmeater to Stage NW Premiere of IN ARABIA WE'D ALL BE KINGSTheater Schmeater to Stage NW Premiere of IN ARABIA WE'D ALL BE KINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Theater Schmeater is pleased to announce the West Coast Premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis' early play, In Arabia, We'd All Be Kings. The winner of the 2015 Tony (for Between Riverside and Crazy), Guirgis weaves a desperate tale of people caught in the gears of progress fueled by faceless movers and shakers. Echoing William Saroyan, Guirgis characters' lives intersect in a run-down bar fated for demolition.   (more...)

THE LOST PROPHET Receives Official Selection Honors in the New Apple Indie E-Book AwardsTHE LOST PROPHET Receives Official Selection Honors in the New Apple Indie E-Book Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

'The Lost Prophet' by James B. McPike receives Official Selection Honors in the Suspense-Thriller category of the 2015 New Apple Summer eBook Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing. Book Synopsis After one of the Holy Land's most sacred monuments is destroyed, the Ministry has to turn to their most prolific investigator to solve the caseVince Ramsey. He soon discovers that they are facing a graver threat than any of them could've imagined. It seems the enemy's primary objective is to abolish the remains of biblical prophetsand wipe out their very existence from history. With all-out war on the brink in the Middle East, Ramsey must stop the person responsible before he strikes again. About the Author McPike's debut novel 'Final Outcome' won a Solver Medal from Readers' Favorite for the Christian/Fantasy genre. It was also nominated with 5% (50 of a 1,000) books from the publisher for the 17th EVVY Awards. He won the Ponderosa Lion's Club Spelling Bee Championship in 1997. A year later he was an Honorable Mention for the William Saroyan San Joaquin Valley writing contest. He currently resides in central California and is at work on the next book in the series. Readers can visit his website at jamesmcpike.webs.com for the latest info. About the New Apple Book Awards The New Apple Summer eBook Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing was established to honor the creative achievements of the unsung books fighting for their place within the digital publishing world. Any English language book published within the last three years, currently available for sale by an independent author or small press that met the Awards' guidelines was eligible for entry. One book was chosen in each category as the Medalist Winner receiving the highest honors. In addition, the judges were permitted to choose up to three Official Selections for category distinction. Contact Information The Lost Prophet is available in paperback and eBook and can be purchased at Amazon. To find out more about the New Apple Book Awards, visit http://NewAppleBookAwards.com The Lost Prophet Author: James B. McPike Publishing House: CreateSpace ASIN: B00WRJNOY6 Amazon: http://getBook.at/lostP Author website: http://www.jamesmcpike.webs.com James B. McPike is available for public appearances, signings, interviews and blog tours. Contact the author at http://www.jamesmcpike.webs.com New Apple Contact Information New Apple Literary Services newapple@newappleliterary.com http://www.newappleliterary.com (more...)

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline and Barry Bostwick in THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOMFLASHBACK FRIDAY: Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline and Barry Bostwick in THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2015

The 1975 limited Broadway premiere run of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM proved so popular, it was brought back in 1976. (more...)

The Artistic Home's THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE Begins TonightThe Artistic Home's THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

The Artistic Home presents THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE by William Saroyan. (more...)

Cast, Design Team Announced for The Artistic Home's THE TIME OF YOUR LIFECast, Design Team Announced for The Artistic Home's THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Artistic Home is very excited to announce the cast and design team of The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan. (more...)

Attic Theater Stages THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW, Beginning Tonight at The FleaAttic Theater Stages THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW, Beginning Tonight at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's (pictured, left) the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) Saturday, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th. The Opening Night is tonight, July 30th at 7 PM. (more...)

Attic Theater Stages John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW, Beginning Tonight at The FleaAttic Theater Stages John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW, Beginning Tonight at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's (pictured, left) the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) tonight, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th. (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature CHICAGO, INTO THE WOODS & MorePoint Park's Conservatory Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature CHICAGO, INTO THE WOODS & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company will present five productions in the 2015-2016 season, ranging from classic works of theatre to popular, contemporary, Tony Award-winning musicals. (more...)

R5 to Stop in Omaha 3/14 as Part of SOMETIME LAST NIGHT TourR5 to Stop in Omaha 3/14 as Part of SOMETIME LAST NIGHT Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Fresh off an electrifying performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last Thursday, pop-rock quintet R5 has announced more than 20 additional tour dates for their Sometime Last Night headline tour, launching their winter 2016 leg on January 26 in Stockton, Calif., at the Bob Hope Theatre and continue through cities such as New York City, Chicago, San Diego, Cleveland, Memphis, Minneapolis and Orlando. The tour will feature Ryland as opener. (more...)

Attic Theater to Stage John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW This Summer at The FleaAttic Theater to Stage John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW This Summer at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) Saturday, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th.  The Opening Night is Thursday, July 30th at 7 PM.  (more...)

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical Plays TNC, Now thru 6/19THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical Plays TNC, Now thru 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

'Casterbridge,' based on Thomas Hardy's classic Victorian novel, 'The Mayor of Casterbridge,' is a new musical theater work with book and lyrics by David Willinger and music by Christopher Beste. The 20-character, two-act musical is fairly faithful to Hardy's parable of the spiritual ups and downs of man and features a score inspired by English country music of the period. Theater for the New City will present the piece's world premiere run today, June 4 to 19, directed by Willinger. (more...)

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical to Play TNC, 6/4-19THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical to Play TNC, 6/4-19
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

'Casterbridge,' based on Thomas Hardy's classic Victorian novel, 'The Mayor of Casterbridge,' is a new musical theater work with book and lyrics by David Willinger and music by Christopher Beste. The 20-character, two-act musical is fairly faithful to Hardy's parable of the spiritual ups and downs of man and features a score inspired by English country music of the period. Theater for the New City will present the piece's world premiere run June 4 to 19, directed by Willinger. (more...)

The Chicago Inclusion Project to Launch with THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE, 6/1The Chicago Inclusion Project to Launch with THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Chicago Inclusion Project Founder and Producer Emjoy Gavino announces the launch of The Chicago Inclusion Project, a collective dedicated to championing inclusion and diversity in Chicago theatre. (more...)

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