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Longacre Theatre (New York, NY)
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New York, NY
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Through a series of vignettes, 99-year-old Lucy Marsden tells the story of her marriage, at age 15, to a 50-year-old veteran of the Civil War. She shares with the audience his antebellum experiences as well as provides her take on the present day.

Universal Pictures to Distribute HBO's "Outkast" Musical, Vereen, Battle and Labelle Involved as Well
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2005

ANDRE BENJAMIN AND ANTWAN PATTON STAR IN LEAD ROLES; ALSO STARRING VING RHAMES, TERRENCE DASHON HOWARD, FAIZON LOVE, MALINDA WILLIAMS, PAULA PARKER, JACKIE LONG, PAULA PATTON AND PATTI LABELLE; WITH MACY GRAY, BEN VEREEN AND CICELY TYSON AWARD-WINNING BRYAN BARBER MAKES THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM DIRECTING DEBUT TONY-WINNER HINTON BATTLE CHOREOGRAPHS DANCE SEQUENCES (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Co Hosts Lobby Lecture With Allan Gurganus 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2010

Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh, NC will open its 2010/2011 'Lobby Lectures' season with writer Allan Gurganus speaking on the continuing influence of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Co Hosts Lobby Lecture With Allan Gurganus 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2010

Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh, NC will open its 2010/2011 'Lobby Lectures' season with writer Allan Gurganus speaking on the continuing influence of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation Honors Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Cicely Tyson will accept the Prince Rainier III Award and filmmaker and New Arts Axis Director, Wendy Levy, and New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Tiler Peck, will receive Princess Grace Statue Awards at the 2013 Princess Grace Awards Gala tonight, October 30, 2013, at Cipriani 42(nd) Street in New York City. (more...)

Ellen Burstyn Signs on for Laurie Weltz's SCOUT Film
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

According to the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star Ellen Burstyn has signed on to star in Laurie Weltz's Scout, opposite Jane Seymour, India Ennenga, James Frecheville, Onata Aprile, Tim Guinee, Danny Glover and Nikki Reed. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell to Produce and Star in Lifetime's 'America'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2008

Emmy winner Rosie O'Donnell has signed on to star in and executive produce the poignant new Lifetime Original Movie, 'America,' premiering in February 2009. Based on E.R. Frank's book of the same name, the film follows the story of a boy named America, an emotionally vacant sixteen-year-old, who spent his entire life shuffled through the foster care system. O'Donnell stars as a therapist who gives America the support he needs to deal with his troubled past and helps him find the courage to live. (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Cicely Tyson will accept the Prince Rainier III Award and filmmaker and New Arts Axis Director, Wendy Levy, and New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Tiler Peck, will receive Princess Grace Statue Awards at the 2013 Princess Grace Awards Gala on October 30, 2013, at Cipriani 42(nd) Street in New York City. (more...)

Ellen Burstyn and Blake Lively to Star in THE AGE OF ADALINE Film
by Movies News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Deadline reports that Ellen Burstyn will star alongside Blake Lively in Lee Toland Krieger's upcoming drama THE AGE OF ADALINE, from a script by J. Mills Goodloe and Salvador Paskowitz and revisions by Allison Burnett. (more...)

Center City Theatre Works Debuts With THE SHADOW BOX, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

The newly formed Center City Theatre Works is set to produce its debut work later this spring. The company is pleased to bring Philadelphia audiences Michael Cristofer's award-winning The Shadow Box. This heartfelt drama begins previews on May 4, opens May 5, and will close May 21. The company is mounting its first production on the stage Upstairs at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom Street. Tickets cost $14-$22. Tickets are available online at www.centercitytheatreworks.org or by calling the box-office at 215-546-6718. (more...)

Leads Announced for 'Pirate Queen'; Plays Chicago in Oct.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2006

Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schoenberg's THE PIRATE QUEEN, the spectacular new musical from the authors of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon, will play a pre-Broadway, World Premiere engagement in Chicago from October 3rd through November 26th, 2006. (more...)

'BOUNTIFUL's Cicely Tyson Wins Best Lead Actress, Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Cicely Tyson has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role in a play for her portrayal of Carrie Watts in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL. (more...)

Stage and Screen Legend Anne Bancroft Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2005

Legendary actress Anne Bancroft, who won a Tony for her performance in the Miracle Worker, has passed away at the age of 73 (more...)

AS THE TONYS APPROACH... Reflections on the Year That Was
by Adrienne Onofri - Jun 2, 2004

Ten things I remember about the 2003-04 theater season. (more...)

VIDEO: Ellen Burstyn Talks New Lifetime Film FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Broadway veteran Ellen Burstyn (Picnic), Heather Graham and Kiernan Sipka, the stars of the new Lifetime movie adaptation of the clasic novel 'Flowers in the Attic,' by VC Andrews, stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to talk about working on the suspenseful new film. (more...)

2013 Tony Nominees Guide: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2001

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Rosie O'Donnell Talks Lifetime's 'AMERICA' to AP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2009

13 time Emmy Award winner Rosie O'Donnell stars in and executive produces the poignant new Lifetime Original Movie, 'America,' premiering, Saturday February, 28th 2009. Based on E.R. Frank's book of the same name, the film follows the story of a boy named America, an emotionally vacant sixteen-year-old, who spent his entire life shuffled through the foster care system. (more...)

PICNIC's Ellen Burstyn to Join Rita Moreno in NBC's OLD SOUL
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

NBC's comedy pilot OLD SOUL from Amy Poehler has added another theatre alum to its roster. According to Deadline, Ellen Burstyn will joing Fred Willard, Natasha Lyonne and Rita Moreno in the cast. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Talks Lifetime's 'AMERICA' to AP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2009

13 time Emmy Award winner Rosie O'Donnell stars in and executive produces the poignant new Lifetime Original Movie, 'America,' premiering, Saturday February, 28th 2009. Based on E.R. Frank's book of the same name, the film follows the story of a boy named America, an emotionally vacant sixteen-year-old, who spent his entire life shuffled through the foster care system. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell to Produce and Star in Lifetime's 'America'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2009

Emmy winner Rosie O'Donnell has signed on to star in and executive produce the poignant new Lifetime Original Movie, 'America,' premiering in February 2009. Based on E.R. Frank's book of the same name, the film follows the story of a boy named America, an emotionally vacant sixteen-year-old, who spent his entire life shuffled through the foster care system. O'Donnell stars as a therapist who gives America the support he needs to deal with his troubled past and helps him find the courage to live. (more...)

Cicely Tyson to Make Broadway Return Starring in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL this Spring at Sondheim Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress CICELY TYSON will return to Broadway for the first time in 30 years to star in a new production of HORTON FOOTE'S beloved classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, directed by MICHAEL WILSON and produced by NELLE NUGENT. (more...)

Meet the Hottest Stars of the Summer 2013 Broadway Season!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 2, 2013

Summertime is an important season for Broadway, with tourists flocking from all over to check out the stars they watched on the Tony Awards, be the first to visit the newest additions to the Broadway line-up, and even stop back at an old favorite. Need help keeping track of Broadway's newest and most buzzed-about performers? BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of the hottest stars of the summer below! (more...)

Center City Theatre Works Debuts With THE SHADOW BOX, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011

The newly formed Center City Theatre Works is set to produce its debut work later this spring. The company is pleased to bring Philadelphia audiences Michael Cristofer's award-winning The Shadow Box. This heartfelt drama begins previews on May 4, opens May 5, and will close May 21. The company is mounting its first production on the stage Upstairs at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom Street. Tickets cost $14-$22. Tickets are available online at www.centercitytheatreworks.org or by calling the box-office at 215-546-6718. (more...)

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