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TV Host and Comic Skip E. Lowe Dies at 85TV Host and Comic Skip E. Lowe Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Skip E. Lowe, the comic, raconteur and perennial TV host whose weekly public access cable program has been airing in Los Angeles, New York and other major markets for more than 35 years--the longest in television history--and is generally credited as the inspiration for the Martin Short character “Jiminy Glick,” died in his home at Kingsley Manor Apartments in Hollywood on Monday, Sept. 22. He was 85 and had been suffering from emphysema and other respiratory ailments, though he never smoked, but blamed years of working as a comic in smoke-infested nightclubs. Lowe had conducted more than 6,000 interviews, often two a week, with guests that included Orson Welles and Bette Davis. (more...)

The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

Acclaimed downtown theatre company The Talking Band returns to La MaMa E.T.C. (74 East 4th Street) this fall with RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC -- a magical new play by Paul Zimet and Peter Samelson about a master illusionist returning to the stage after almost thirty years out of the limelight -- with previews set to begin October 9, prior to its official press opening October 11. (more...)

The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

Acclaimed downtown theatre company The Talking Band returns to La MaMa E.T.C. (74 East 4th Street) this fall with RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC -- a magical new play by Paul Zimet and Peter Samelson about a master illusionist returning to the stage after almost thirty years out of the limelight -- with previews set to begin October 9, prior to its official press opening October 11. (more...)

The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009

Acclaimed downtown theatre company The Talking Band returns to La MaMa E.T.C. (74 East 4th Street) this fall with RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC -- a magical new play by Paul Zimet and Peter Samelson about a master illusionist returning to the stage after almost thirty years out of the limelight -- with previews set to begin October 9, prior to its official press opening October 11. (more...)

The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9The Talking Band Returns to La MaMa E.T.C. With RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC, Previews 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009

Acclaimed downtown theatre company The Talking Band returns to La MaMa E.T.C. (74 East 4th Street) this fall with RADNEVSKY'S REAL MAGIC -- a magical new play by Paul Zimet and Peter Samelson about a master illusionist returning to the stage after almost thirty years out of the limelight -- with previews set to begin October 9, prior to its official press opening October 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mr. Blackwell Remembered Photo Flash: Mr. Blackwell Remembered
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2008

On Thursday, October 23rd, a crowd gathered at a chapel, filling to standing room only capacity, in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery to remember a man known to hundreds of millions simply as Mr. Blackwell. (more...)

Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced casting for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. THE BACCHAE will run August 11-August 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park with an official press opening on Monday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Bank of America returns as lead sponsor of Shakespeare in the Park 2009. (more...)

59E59 Announces Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2008

59E59 Theaters announces the 2008 Brits Off Broadway line up! Annual festival of new British theater launches its 5th smash year of premiering the UK's most innovative, electrifying and inspiring theater to NYC audiences (more...)

BWW Reviews: Wrenching Production of ORPHANS Ignites Mad Horse TheaterBWW Reviews: Wrenching Production of ORPHANS Ignites Mad Horse Theater
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Mar 17, 2014

The tiny Mad Horse Theater in South Portland, Maine, has proved once again that it is capable of and committed to producing provocative, exciting, even difficult plays and doing just that with consummate style! Its latest endeavor, a gut-wrenching production of Lyle Kessler's 1983 Drama League Award-winning play, Orphans, is the most recent case in point. (more...)

The Alliance Theatre Lab Presents Lyle Kessler's 'Orphans'The Alliance Theatre Lab Presents Lyle Kessler's 'Orphans'
by Beau Higgins - Mar 1, 2010

The Alliance Theatre Lab presents Orphans, Lyle Kessler's contemporary classic about two brothers and the man who tries to fill the role of their father. Originally produced by the famed Steppenwolf Theatre Company, this is the play that helped to launch Mr. Kessler's distinguished playwriting and screenwriting career. (more...)

Alliance Theatre Lab Announces 2009/2010 SeasonAlliance Theatre Lab Announces 2009/2010 Season
by Beau Higgins - Jun 1, 2009

The Alliance Theatre Lab returns to the South Florida theatre scene with the announcement of its 2009/2010 season. The Alliance, 'dedicated to producing contemporary dramatic works which give voice to the outsider,' is preparing to bring its vision to the Miami area with four works: Swimming in the Shallows by Adam Bock (Fall 2009), Orphans by Lyle Kessler (Winter 2010), Coyote on a Fence by Bruce Graham (Spring 2010), and Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara (Summer 2010). (more...)

Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker) will play the lead role of Pentheus joining George Bartenieff as Cadmus; André De Shields as Teiresias; Jonathan Groff as Dionysus; Karen Kandel as Chorus Leader; Joan MacIntosh as Agave; Steven Rishard as Cowherd; and Rocco Sisto as Messenger. (more...)

The Public Theater Previews THE BACCHAE 8/11 At Shakespeare in the ParkThe Public Theater Previews THE BACCHAE 8/11 At Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, August 11, for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. (more...)

The World Mourns Passing of Great Humanitarian Trudy MorseThe World Mourns Passing of Great Humanitarian Trudy Morse
by Don Grigware - Aug 30, 2013

The world mourns the loss of a great, one.of.a.kind philanthropist/artist Gertrude 'Trudy' Morse, who passed away on August 21 at Arden Courts, Potomac, MD. She was 94. This pure renaissance woman was a civil rights activist, having traveled through Africa, Australia, Europe and the US, an advocate for natural childbirth and breast feeding, a poet, a dancer and all-around champion humanitarian. She is survived by six children, twenty-one grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. (more...)

Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced casting for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. THE BACCHAE will run August 11-August 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park with an official press opening on Monday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Bank of America returns as lead sponsor of Shakespeare in the Park 2009. (more...)

Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker) will play the lead role of Pentheus joining George Bartenieff as Cadmus; André De Shields as Teiresias; Jonathan Groff as Dionysus; Karen Kandel as Chorus Leader; Joan MacIntosh as Agave; Steven Rishard as Cowherd; and Rocco Sisto as Messenger. (more...)

The Jammer
by Michael Dale - Aug 29, 2004

ont size="2"> "The derby is a Godless place!" warns Father Kosciusko, the Brooklyn priest who could pass for Barry Fitzgerald's taller, younger, significantly less Irish brother. "But faddah!", the naive working class Jack Lovington later pleads, "How come God gives me dis roller skating gift if not to use it in da derby?" (more...)

Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30Groff, De Shields, Kandel Set For Public's THE BACCHAE, Runs at Delacorte 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced casting for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. THE BACCHAE will run August 11-August 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park with an official press opening on Monday, August 24 at 8 p.m. Bank of America returns as lead sponsor of Shakespeare in the Park 2009. (more...)

Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30Mackie, Bartenieff, De Shields, Groff Set For Public Theater's THE BACCHAE 8/11-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. Anthony Mackie (The Hurt Locker) will play the lead role of Pentheus joining George Bartenieff as Cadmus; André De Shields as Teiresias; Jonathan Groff as Dionysus; Karen Kandel as Chorus Leader; Joan MacIntosh as Agave; Steven Rishard as Cowherd; and Rocco Sisto as Messenger. (more...)

The Public Theater Previews THE BACCHAE 8/11 At Shakespeare in the ParkThe Public Theater Previews THE BACCHAE 8/11 At Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews Tuesday, August 11, for the Shakespeare in the Park production of Euripides' THE BACCHAE, directed by JoAnne Akalaitis with original music by Philip Glass and translated by Nicholas Rudall. (more...)

 
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