William Saroyan News

Date Of Birth:
August 31, 1908
Date Of Death:
May 18, 1981 (72)
Birth Place:
Fresno, CA, USA
Gender:
Male
Attic Theater Presents Preston Sturges' STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea, Now Through 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, STRICTLY DISHONORABLE will be performed Tuesday, July 22nd through Sunday, August 10th, 2014. The Press Opening is Saturday, July 26th at 7pm. Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at www.theattictheaterco.com. (more...)

Tom Hanks to Reunite with Meg Ryan in ITHACA?
by Movies News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Sleepless in Seattle co-stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan might reunite in the upcoming film ITHACA, based on William Saroyan's novel The Human Comedy. Hanks is in talks for a cameo appearance in addition to executive producing the feature. ITHACA is Ryan's directorial debut. (more...)

Attic Theater to Present Preston Sturges' STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea, 7/22-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, STRICTLY DISHONORABLE will be performed Tuesday, July 22nd through Sunday, August 10th, 2014. The Press Opening is Saturday, July 26th at 7pm. Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at www.theattictheaterco.com. (more...)

THE TIME OF OUR LIES Comes to Edinburgh Fringe, July 30-Aug 25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Edinburgh Fringe 2014 will welcome BIANCA BAGATOURIAN AND FRINGE MANAGEMENT's THE TIME OF OUR LIES: The Life and Times of Howard Zinn by Bianca Bagatourian. Performances will play the Gilded Balloon Teviot - DINING ROOM, July 30 - August 25th. (more...)

THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE Opens Today at Camp Bar Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

The Time of Your Life, opens at the Camp Bar Cabaret in Saint Paul, tonight, May 8th. (more...)

THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE to Open 5/8 at Camp Bar Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Performances: Playing 7 performances only: May 8, 9, 10, 16, & 17th at 7:30, and Sunday May 11 (pay what you can) & 18 at 5:30 in the Camp Bar Cabaret, 490 N Robert St, St Paul, MN 55101. Tickets are $20. (more...)

Third Rail Rep Stages GIDION'S KNOT, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents Gidion's Knot by Johnna Adams, directed by Michael O'Connell* and featuring Amy Newman and Dana Green, tonight, February 21 through March 16, 2014. (more...)

Third Rail Rep to Stage GIDION'S KNOT, 2/21-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Third Rail Repertory Theatre Presents Gidion's Knot by Johnna Adams, directed by Michael O'Connell* and featuring Amy Newman and Dana Green, February 21 through March 16, 2014. (more...)

FIST IN MOUTH to Begin 12/10 at the Studio at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Cherry Lane Theatre, under the direction of Angelina Fiodellisi, presents the world premiere of Fist In Mouth, a new play written and directed by Dan Hasse. (more...)

Photo Flash: University of Texas' THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE, Now Playing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

The Beautiful People, a forgotten classic by American playwright William Saroyan, is living another life in a new Austin production. This brand new revival of The Beautiful People features favorite Austin actors Janelle Buchanan, Rommel Sulit and David Jarrott, in addition to talented performers from the University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance. The gifted production team of UT students, both graduate and undergraduate, will transform the Museum of Human Achievement into a site-specific performance space. Directed by Steven Wilson, a third year Directing MFA, the company re-imagines William Saroyan's play, and breathes new life into his forgotten work. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Open Stage to Present GIDION'S KNOT, 10/4-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Open Stage of Harrisburg presents GIDION'S KNOT by Johnna Adams October 4 - 26, 2013. This opens Season 28 at the professional theatre located at 223 Walnut St, on the Street level of the Walnut Street Garage in Downtown Harrisburg. This production will be aRegional Premier of GIDION'S KNOT, which was a finalist for 2013 Steinberg-ATCA Award for Best New Play. Written by Johnna Adams and directed by Open Stage Executive Artisitc Director Donald Alsedek, the plot centers on the aftermath of a fifth grader's suicide after he is suspended for a violent, graphic piece he wrote and passed around class. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Group Rep's Artistic Director Larry Eisenberg Talks About Reviving Clifford Odets' Classic AWAKE AND SING
by Don Grigware - Sep 18, 2013

2013 Interview with Larry Eisenberg by guest journalist Steve Peterson (more...)

ONE NIGHT, SNOW ORCHID & More Featured in Cherry Lane Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Angelina Fiordellisi, Founding Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre, announces the following productions for the company's 2013-14 season: (more...)

Tennessee Williams's NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN to Make NY Debut 5/08-18
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

The Attic Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Tennessee Williams's The Notebook of Trigorin, directed by Laura Braza. Williams's adaptation of Anton Chekov's The Seagull, The Notebook of Trigorin will be performed at The Flea (41 White Street -between Broadway & Church Streets) Friday, May 3-Today, May 18th, 2013. (more...)

Attic Theater to Present NY Premiere of Tennessee Williams' THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN at The Flea, 5/3-18
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

The Attic Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Tennessee Williams' THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN, directed by Laura Braza. Williams' adaptation of Anton Chekov's THE SEAGULL, THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN will be performed at The Flea (41 White Street -between Broadway & Church Streets) from Friday, May 3rd through Today, May 18th, 2013. THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN's Press Opening will be on Wednesday, May 8th. (more...)

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED Plays Silver Spring Stage, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents The Little Dog Laughed by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Eric Scerbo and produced by Lennie Magida, an irresistible comedy on the adventures of a budding movie star who could hit it really big depending on how he and his agent handle his secret. The Little Dog Laughed will perform weekends tonight, May 17 to June 8. (more...)

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED to Play Silver Spring Stage, 5/17-6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2013

Silver Spring Stage presents The Little Dog Laughed by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Eric Scerbo and produced by Lennie Magida, an irresistible comedy on the adventures of a budding movie star who could hit it really big depending on how he and his agent handle his secret. The Little Dog Laughed will perform weekends May 17 to June 8. (more...)

Tennessee Williams's NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN Makes NY Debut, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2013

The Attic Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Tennessee Williams's The Notebook of Trigorin, directed by Laura Braza. Williams's adaptation of Anton Chekov's The Seagull, The Notebook of Trigorin will be performed at The Flea (41 White Street -between Broadway & Church Streets) now through Saturday, May 18th, 2013. (more...)

Attic Theater Presents NY Premiere of Tennessee Williams' THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN at The Flea, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2013

The Attic Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Tennessee Williams' THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN, directed by Laura Braza. Williams' adaptation of Anton Chekov's THE SEAGULL, THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN will be performed at The Flea (41 White Street -between Broadway & Church Streets) from tonight, May 3rd through Saturday, May 18th, 2013. THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN's Press Opening will be on Wednesday, May 8th. (more...)

UPPER LIP Plays Theater for the New City, Now thru 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2013

Theater for the New City presents 'The Upper Lip,' an adaptation by playwright/director David Willinger of William Saroyan's forgotten 1951 novel, 'Rock Wagram.' The piece has its premiere run tonight, May 2 to 19, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 3:00 PM. The running time is 1:30. Critics are invited on or after May 4. (more...)

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