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Joseph Papp Public Theater [Newman Theater] (New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street

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Laurence Fox, Jack Huston and More Star in STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, Nov 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, Christian McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from Saturday 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. (more...)

BLOOD is Back This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus) and James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 14. (more...)

Meryl Streep Donates $1 Million to The Public Theater in Honor of Joseph Papp and Nora Ephron
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced today that Public Theater alumna and Academy Award winner Meryl Streep has donated $1 million to The Public Theater. The announcement was made on Thursday evening at a special reception for artists and Public Theater "family" to celebrate the completion of the $40 million revitalization of its downtown home at Astor Place. (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at West End's STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from Saturday 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

BLOOD is Back at The Complez this Halloween!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus), James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide), Michael Yama (Betty White's Off Their Rockers) andRob Yang (The Americans, Twisted) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 28. (more...)

BLOOD is Back This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus) and James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 14. (more...)

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston and More Star in STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from today, 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. (more...)

Horse Trade Presents The Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

HOLIDAY STUCCO will feature new one-act plays by members of The Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group including playwrights Nikole Beckwith, Chris Craigin Day, Deen, Sevan Kaloustian Green, Aaron Wigdor Levy, Mona Mansour, Don Nguyen, Jerome Parker, Stalla Fawn Ragsdale, Akin Salawu, and Pia Wilson. Every winter holiday is up for grabs in this seasonal spectacular! (more...)

Photo Blast From The Past: Nancy Marchand
by Walter McBride - Mar 15, 2014

Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's 'Photo Blast From the Past' series. Featuring some of the collected theatre gem's of BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride, the series will feature images from his archives of theatre and Hollywood related gems. (more...)

RoL'n Productions to Present Thomas Babe's TAKEN IN MARRIAGE; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Theatre company RoL'n Productions have announced the cast for their upcoming production of Thomas Babe's barbed comedy Taken in Marriage. (more...)

Cherry Jones, Reed Birney & More to Join Primary Stages in Celebrating Elizabeth Wilson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Primary Stages presents, 'A Celebration of Elizabeth Wilson,' a memorial tribute to the Tony Award winning actress and Theatre Hall of Fame honoree, on Monday, June 29 at 2PM at NYU Skriball Center for the Performing Arts located at 566 LaGuardia Place.  Cherry Jones, John Glover, Reed Birney, A.R. Gurney, Joyce Van Patten, Fritz Weaver, Casey Childs, Elizabeth Morton and other friends and colleagues will offer tributes. (more...)

BLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

A Jewish-American reporter in Japan uncovers a conspiracy to cover up the government-sanctioned sale of HIV-contaminated blood products in a new political thriller with music inspired by true events. (more...)

Horse Trade Presents The Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

HOLIDAY STUCCO will feature new one-act plays by members of The Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group including playwrights Nikole Beckwith, Chris Craigin Day, Deen, Sevan Kaloustian Green, Aaron Wigdor Levy, Mona Mansour, Don Nguyen, Jerome Parker, Stalla Fawn Ragsdale, Akin Salawu, and Pia Wilson. Every winter holiday is up for grabs in this seasonal spectacular! (more...)

BWW Previews: BLACKER by Russ Weatherford at Urban Stages, 8/26 to 9/3
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 10, 2015

'Blacker' by Russ Weatherford will be at Urban Stages for an exclusive engagement from Wednesday, August 26th through Thursday September 3rd. (more...)

Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep to be Honored at Summer Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2006

The Public Theater's Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Mara Manus announce that The Public Theater's 2006 Summer Gala will bring the Public's 50th Anniversary Season to a close by honoring Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep, two prominent actors who have made significant artistic contributions to The Public Theater over the last four decades. (more...)

Meryl Streep & Kevin Kline Reunite in ROMEO & JULIET for The Public Theater's 50th Anniversary Gala, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012

In honor and celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater, The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will hold a special one-night-only gala event on Monday, June 18, featuring Kevin Kline as Romeo and Meryl Streep as Juliet in a star-studded staged reading of ROMEO AND JULIET, directed by Daniel Sullivan. For information on tickets for The Public Theater's Anniversary Gala, please call (212) 539-8547 or visit www.shakespeareinthepark.org. (more...)

Liz Smith Writes About Dear Friend Dixie Carter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Gossip maven Liz Smith has written about her beloved friend Dixie Carter in her newest article. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering Dixie Carter (1939-2010)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

Readily recognized for her long time tenure on TV's 'Designing Women' as Julia Sugarbaker and for her starring roles in seven other TV series, Dixie Carter passed away at the age of 70 on April 10, 2010. 'This has been a terrible blow to our family,' her husband Hal Holbrook told ET. (more...)

Friends And Co-Stars Of Dixie Carter React To Her Death
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010

Readily recognized for her long time tenure on TV's 'Designing Women' as Julia Sugarbaker and for her starring roles in seven other TV series, Dixie Carter has passed away Saturday morning in Houston from complications of endometrial cancer. The actress was 70 years old. (more...)

Dixie Carter Passes Away at 70
by BWW - Apr 10, 2010

Readily recognized for her long time tenure on TV's 'Designing Women' as Julia Sugarbaker and for her starring roles in seven other TV series, Dixie Carter has passed away at the age of 70 according to Entertainment Tonight. 'This has been a terrible blow to our family,' her husband Hal Holbrook tells ET. 'We would appreciate everyone understanding that this is a private family tragedy. Thank you.' (more...)

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