A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop

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Lampkin Music Group Presents McKechnie In MY MUSICAL COMEDY LIFE 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

Tony Award winning star of A CHORUS LINE is regarded internationally as one of Broadway's foremost dancing and singing leading ladies. She began this summer performing in the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and has just completed her first tour of Australia with MY MUSICAL COMEDY LIFE, before taking it to NY and a sold out crowd at the Laurie Beechman Theater. (more...)

Salter and Gurira's In the Continuum Opens Off-Broadway Oct. 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2005

Nikkole Salter and Danai Gurira's In the Continuum opens today at Primary Stages' 59E59 Theaters off-Broadway (more...)

Lampkin Music Group Presents McKechnie In MY MUSICAL COMEDY LIFE 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2010

Tony Award winning star of A CHORUS LINE is regarded internationally as one of Broadway's foremost dancing and singing leading ladies. She began this summer performing in the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and has just completed her first tour of Australia with MY MUSICAL COMEDY LIFE, before taking it to NY and a sold out crowd at the Laurie Beechman Theater. (more...)

Richard Jay-Alexander Guests at Dec. 3 NIGHT ON THE TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2007

This Monday, December 3rd at 8:30 p.m. DEBRA and MARY will present a very special MUST-SEE SHOW. The guest will be Producer/Director RICHARD JAY-ALEXANDER. (more...)

Jennifer Leigh Warren to Sing Songs of Bassey; Richard Jay-Alexander Directs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2010

Chris Isaacson in association with UPRIGHT CABARET announced the world premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren starring in 'LITTLE WOMAN/BIG VOICE: The Songs of Dame Shirley Bassey,' which will make its Los Angeles debut in Spring 2011. Acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) is at the helm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 10th Anniversary Special - Linda Lenzi's Favorite Photos
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 15, 2013

As BroadwayWorld.com continues to celebrate the site's landmark 10th anniversary, with a variety of special features, today we're turning our spotlight on the wonderful photography of Linda Lenzi. (more...)

Jennifer Leigh Warren Tributes Shirley Bassey in DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in 'DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey,' which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Presents DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey," which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop Opens
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 31, 2006

BroadwayWorld was there as A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop, starring Amy Irving, opened Off-Broadway on March 30th (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris Opens
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 28, 2006

The revival of the iconic revue Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris opened off-Broadway on March 27th (more...)

Hartford Stage Hosting Two Special Exhibits During DIVINE RIVALRY, 3/2-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011

Hartford Stage will celebrate the artistic partnership among director Michael Wilson, set designer Jeff Cowie, and sound designer John Gromada in Working with Michael, a multi-media exhibit in 'room,' Hartford Stage's new function space. At the same time, the theatre will unveil Part II of Capturing the Moment, a season-long retrospective of the work of company photographer T. Charles Ericson, commemorating his 25 years with Hartford Stage. The Ericson installation will be in the theatre's upper lobby. The exhibits coincide with the run of Divine Rivalry, a world premiere play by noted political journalist Michael Kramer, which is the last MainStage production Wilson will be directing as Hartford Stage Artistic Director. Cowie designed the sets for the production, and Gromada the sound and original music. Official opening of both exhibits is Wednesday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m., directly before the 7:30 performance of Divine Rivalry. (more...)

Hartford Stage Hosting Two Special Exhibits During DIVINE RIVALRY, 3/2-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2011

Hartford Stage will celebrate the artistic partnership among director Michael Wilson, set designer Jeff Cowie, and sound designer John Gromada in Working with Michael, a multi-media exhibit in 'room,' Hartford Stage's new function space. At the same time, the theatre will unveil Part II of Capturing the Moment, a season-long retrospective of the work of company photographer T. Charles Ericson, commemorating his 25 years with Hartford Stage. The Ericson installation will be in the theatre's upper lobby. The exhibits coincide with the run of Divine Rivalry, a world premiere play by noted political journalist Michael Kramer, which is the last MainStage production Wilson will be directing as Hartford Stage Artistic Director. Cowie designed the sets for the production, and Gromada the sound and original music. Official opening of both exhibits is Wednesday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m., directly before the 7:30 performance of Divine Rivalry. (more...)

Irving Stars as Bishop in Safe Harbor, Spring 2006
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2005

Film and stage star Amy Irving will portray legendary poet Elizabeth Bishop in Safe Harbor, Marta Goes' one-woman play, from March 21st, 2006 to April 30th (more...)

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Presents DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey," which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

Jennifer Leigh Warren Tributes Shirley Bassey in DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in 'DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey,' which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Presents DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2011

Chris Isaacson and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center proudly present the premiere of Jennifer Leigh Warren in "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey," which will make its Los Angeles debut on June 16 at The Renberg Theatre, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, with acclaimed Director Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler 'Kiss My Brass' Tour, Bernadette Peters) at the helm. (more...)

Alison Fraser Joins Cast of New McNally Play - Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2005

Fraser joins Nathan Lane, Michael Countryman, Marian Seldes, Darren Pettie and Miriam Shor. Previews beging July 26. (more...)

Amy Irving and Jason Butler Harner Join The Coast of Utopia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2006

Oscar-nominated film and theatre star Amy Irving and theatre veteran Jason Butler Harner have signed onto the cast of Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia, which is set to run in three parts at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theatre from October of 2006 through March of 2007 (more...)

Actress Frances Sternhagen Gives Free Public Reading 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2009

Noted stage, screen, and television actress Frances Sternhagen, a member of the Vassar class of 1951, will give a public presentation at Vassar College on Thursday, February 26, at 5:30 pm in the Martel Theater of the Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film. Admission is free; however reservations are required. For additional information and reservations, call the box office at 845-437-5584 or 5599. Sternhagen, a familiar presence on stage, television, and film, is most familiar to some audiences for her television roles as Bunny McDougal (Trey's mother) in HBO's Sex and the City or Kyra Sedgwick's mother Willa Mae Johnson on The Closer (appearing with fellow Vassar alumnus Jon Tenney '84). However Sternhagen is also a familiar presence on stage, and has received two Tony Awards (nominated for five), two Obies, and two Drama Desks, and was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame, and honored in 2007 with the Helen Hayes Tribute. At Vassar Sternhagen will perform selections from Marta G?es's play A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop, bringing to life the great modern American poet and Vassar alumna Elizabeth Bishop (class of 1934) during her years in Brazil. A question-and-answer session with Sternhagen will follow the reading. Vassar and New York Stage & Film's Powerhouse Theater, which will be celebrating its 25th season this summer, first presented A Safe Harbor in 2004. 'We are delighted that alumna Frances Sternhagen, our 2009 recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award, will be with us for a few days this semester to work and meet with students and faculty and present this reading,' noted Patricia Duane Lichtenberg, executive director of the Alumnae and Alumni of Vassar College (AAVC) and Vassar class of 1990. 'Through great symbiosis she has chosen to perform an original play first presented by Vassar and New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater, that is based upon another noted Vassar alumna, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop.' (more...)

Philly's 'Nerds' Musical Launches Daily Rehearsal Blog
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2007

With rehearsals now underway for the Philadelphia Theatre Company premiere of Nerds://A Musical Software Satire, the show's creators have launched a new daily blog, offering fans and audience members a first-hand look into the process of preparing the new musical for its Janaury 2007 debut (more...)

Actress Frances Sternhagen Gives Free Public Reading 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2009

Noted stage, screen, and television actress Frances Sternhagen, a member of the Vassar class of 1951, will give a public presentation at Vassar College on Thursday, February 26, at 5:30 pm in the Martel Theater of the Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film. Admission is free; however reservations are required. For additional information and reservations, call the box office at 845-437-5584 or 5599. Sternhagen, a familiar presence on stage, television, and film, is most familiar to some audiences for her television roles as Bunny McDougal (Trey's mother) in HBO's Sex and the City or Kyra Sedgwick's mother Willa Mae Johnson on The Closer (appearing with fellow Vassar alumnus Jon Tenney '84). However Sternhagen is also a familiar presence on stage, and has received two Tony Awards (nominated for five), two Obies, and two Drama Desks, and was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame, and honored in 2007 with the Helen Hayes Tribute. At Vassar Sternhagen will perform selections from Marta G?es's play A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop, bringing to life the great modern American poet and Vassar alumna Elizabeth Bishop (class of 1934) during her years in Brazil. A question-and-answer session with Sternhagen will follow the reading. Vassar and New York Stage & Film's Powerhouse Theater, which will be celebrating its 25th season this summer, first presented A Safe Harbor in 2004. 'We are delighted that alumna Frances Sternhagen, our 2009 recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award, will be with us for a few days this semester to work and meet with students and faculty and present this reading,' noted Patricia Duane Lichtenberg, executive director of the Alumnae and Alumni of Vassar College (AAVC) and Vassar class of 1990. 'Through great symbiosis she has chosen to perform an original play first presented by Vassar and New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater, that is based upon another noted Vassar alumna, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop.' (more...)

Hartford Stage Hosting Two Special Exhibits During DIVINE RIVALRY, 3/2-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2011

Hartford Stage will celebrate the artistic partnership among director Michael Wilson, set designer Jeff Cowie, and sound designer John Gromada in Working with Michael, a multi-media exhibit in 'room,' Hartford Stage's new function space. At the same time, the theatre will unveil Part II of Capturing the Moment, a season-long retrospective of the work of company photographer T. Charles Ericson, commemorating his 25 years with Hartford Stage. The Ericson installation will be in the theatre's upper lobby. The exhibits coincide with the run of Divine Rivalry, a world premiere play by noted political journalist Michael Kramer, which is the last MainStage production Wilson will be directing as Hartford Stage Artistic Director. Cowie designed the sets for the production, and Gromada the sound and original music. Official opening of both exhibits is Wednesday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m., directly before the 7:30 performance of Divine Rivalry. (more...)

A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop, Starring Amy Irving, Begins Previews March 21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2006

Marta Goes' A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop, starring Amy Irving, will begin previews off-Broadway on March 21st (more...)

The Office's Melora Hardin Performs Solo Shows in LA Jan 4-6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2007

It was announced today that Melora Hardin will be moonlighting from her day job on the highly successful comedy 'The Office' to entertaining at the Catalina Jazz Club with her show 'At the Water Cooler.' (more...)

Pollack, Etc. Set for Philly Premiere of 'Nerds' Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2006

The Philadelphia Theatre Company will present the premiere of Nerds://A Musical Software Satire for 36 performances only (more...)

The Stuff Of Dreams Extends To October 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2005

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) has announced a two-week extension to the first production of the 2005-2006 season, Terrence McNally's new play Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street). (more...)

Lea Salonga Makes Carnegie Hall Debut, Nov. 7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2005

Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga will make her Carnegie Hall debut on November 7th (more...)

BWW.com TV: BROADWAY BEAT With 70, Girls, 70 and More!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 8, 2006

Broadway Beat brings you front and center for 70, Girls 70; A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop; Tryst and Sandra Bernhard (more...)

A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop: Post Cards From Brazil
by Michael Dale - Apr 3, 2006

Amy Irving plays American poet Elizabeth Bishop in Marta Ges' solo play (more...)

Luker and Others Announced for New A.R. Gurney Play
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2006

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) has announced casting for the first production of its 2006-2007 season: the world premiere of Indian Blood by A.R. Gurney. (more...)

A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop Ends Limited Run 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2006

Marta Ges' A Safe Harbor for Elizabeth Bishop, starring Amy Irving, will play its last performance at 59E59 Theaters on Sunday afternoon, April 30 at 3:00PM (more...)

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