The Killing of Sister George

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Long Wharf Theatre Recognized by CT Magazine as 'Best of Connecticut'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre has been recognized by Connecticut Magazine as "Best of Connecticut" in the category of Equity Theatre. (more...)

Kathleen Turner and More Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, announces the slate of plays for its 48th season. Subscriptions are currently on sale. Single tickets for the 2012-13 season will go on sale Wednesday, August 1. (more...)

THE TALL BOY Begins 9/24 at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Tandy Cronyn will star in THE TALL BOY, a play by Simon Bent based on the short story 'The Lost' by Kay Boyle. It is directed by Bruch Reed, based on original staging by David Hammond. It will be presented Sept. 24 and November 2 at Theatre Row as part of United Solo Theatre Festival (more...)

Giovanna Sardelli Directs Carol Halstead and More in Barrington Stage's CLYBOURNE PARK, Now thru 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and TriStan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the Pulitzer and Tony-winning Clybourne Park from tonight, September 26 through October 13, on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. The press opening is Sunday, September 29 at 3pm. (more...)

Betsy Aidem, Clea Alsip and Olga Merediz Join Kathleen Turner in Long Wharf Theatre's THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

Betsy Aidem, Clea Alsip and Olga Merediz join Kathleen Turner in Long Wharf Theatre's production of The Killing of Sister George, by Frank Marcus and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Stars in THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE at Long Wharf Theatre, 11/28-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present The Killing of Sister George, by Frank Marcus and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by and starring Kathleen Turner. (more...)

Helen Lederer Returns to St. James in WHY THE FUSS? Show, Nov. 7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Helen Lederer is instantly recognisable as one of Britain's best-known comedy character actresses and known for her unique wide-eyed brand of wit and observational humour. Due to popular demand she has been invited back to St James Theatre to ask Why The Fuss?. (more...)

Kathleen Turner and More Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, announces the slate of plays for its 48th season. Subscriptions are currently on sale. Single tickets for the 2012-13 season will go on sale Wednesday, August 1. (more...)

Helen Lederer Returns to St. James in WHY THE FUSS? Show Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Helen Lederer is instantly recognisable as one of Britain's best-known comedy character actresses and known for her unique wide-eyed brand of wit and observational humour. Due to popular demand she has been invited back to St James Theatre to ask Why The Fuss?. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Company Presents THEATRE SEX: BEFORE & AFTER, 11/30 & 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

Katselas Theatre Company presents THEATRE SEX: BEFORE & AFTER, theatrical readings in honor of World AIDS Day 2012. BEFORE AIDS: tonight, November 30th at 8pm and AFTER AIDS: December 2nd at 8pm at the Skylight Theatre Complex 1816 N. Vermont, LA. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Serves as Toys For Tots Drop-Off Center, Now thru Dec 20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre will be a Toys for Tots drop-off center from November 28 through December 20, coinciding with the theatre's run of The Killing of Sister George. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Stars in THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE at Long Wharf Theatre, Now thru 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present The Killing of Sister George, by Frank Marcus and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by and starring Kathleen Turner. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Opens the Clair Tow Stage In The C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage Theatre Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre unveiled the largest renovation in the theatre's history, one that finally matched the patron experience with the excellence of the artistic product on the stages. The reopening took place at a press conference Tuesday, November 27th. A formal celebration will take place at the opening of The Killing of Sister George on Wednesday, December 5th. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Company Presents THEATRE SEX: BEFORE & AFTER, 11/30 & 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2012

Katselas Theatre Company presents THEATRE SEX: BEFORE & AFTER, theatrical readings in honor of World AIDS Day 2012. (more...)

Jessica Hecht, Dominic Fumusa and More to Star in STAGE KISS at Playwrights Horizons; Previews Begin Feb 7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Playwrights Horizons has announced initial casting for the New York premiere production of STAGE KISS, a new play marking the eagerly-awaited return of two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl(Dead Man's Cell Phone at PH; The Clean House, In the Next Room...) to the theater company. Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Milk Like Sugar at PH; the current Marie Antoinette, Orlando, The Scene, Luck of the Irish), the production will begin previews Friday evening, February 7 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Sunday, March 2 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, March 23 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse's THE SHOW OFF Begins 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the classic comedy, "The Show-Off," described as a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth, playing from June 11 through June 29. Cast in principal roles are 2013 Drama Desk Award winner Jayne Houdyshell as the imperious Mrs. Fisher, and Drama Desk nominee Will Rogers as Aubrey Piper, the show-off of the title. (more...)

Brian Anthony Wilson, Tim Daly and More Set for DTF's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2013

A host of Broadway talent as well as several film and television stars will be appearing on the Dorset Theatre Festival stage this summer. Tim Daly, well known for his work on Wings (NBC) and Private Practice (ABC) will headline in the first production of the season, Theresa Rebeck's The Scene. Joining him will be Geoffrey Arend (ABC's Body of Proof) and well-known NY stage actress Mary Bacon (most recently seen in the Michael John LaChiusa/Sybille Pearson musical Giant as well as on Bway in Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll). They will be joined by newcomer Carolyn Holding (The Philadelphia Story/Chautauqua). Adrienne Campbell-Holt will direct the production. (more...)

Kaitlin Colombo's THE CHOKING GAME Debuts with IRT Theater, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Executive Producers Exhibit Z/The Zoppa Brothers ('The Killing of Sister George' with Kathleen Turner) and Eric Michael Gillett (award-winning Producer, Director, and Performer) are asking you to be part of theatre history. Not since the days of Adam Rapp's 'Red Light Winter', has a play come along with such intensity, geared specifically to a coveted demographic of young theatre-goers. (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Appear with New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

The New York Choral Society (NYCS) announced today that award-winning stage and screen star Kathleen Turner will introduce Ralph Vaughan Williams's A Sea Symphony at Carnegie Hall on April 25 with a reading of the moving and evocative text written by the American poet Walt Whitman. (more...)

Kaitlin Colombo's THE CHOKING GAME to Debut with IRT Theater, 3/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

Executive Producers Exhibit Z/The Zoppa Brothers ('The Killing of Sister George' with Kathleen Turner) and Eric Michael Gillett (award-winning Producer, Director, and Performer) are asking you to be part of theatre history. Not since the days of Adam Rapp's 'Red Light Winter', has a play come along with such intensity, geared specifically to a coveted demographic of young theatre-goers. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse's THE SHOW OFF Begins 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the classic comedy, "The Show-Off," described as a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth, playing from June 11 through June 29. Cast in principal roles are 2013 Drama Desk Award winner Jayne Houdyshell as the imperious Mrs. Fisher, and Drama Desk nominee Will Rogers as Aubrey Piper, the show-off of the title. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jayne Houdyshell, Will Rogers and More in Westport Country Playhouse's THE SHOW-OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Westport Country Playhouse stages the classic comedy, 'The Show-Off,' described as a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth, playing now through June 29. Cast in principal roles are 2013 Drama Desk Award winner Jayne Houdyshell as the imperious Mrs. Fisher, and Drama Desk nominee Will Rogers as Aubrey Piper, the show-off of the title. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

TACT's 2014-15 Season to Feature THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE & ABUNDANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre has announced its 2014/2015 Season, the company's 22nd. The critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company "dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit," will offer two works featuring strong, powerful female characters. The Killing of Sister George, the ground-breaking play by Frank Marcus and Abundance, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley's (Crimes of the Heart) tall tale set in the Great American West, will be presented at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Theatre Row. (more...)

Perfect Shadow to Present Two Works of Shakespeare, Aug. 21 - Sept. 8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

Before the comedies there was The Two Gentlemen of Verona. After the tragedies there was The Two Noble Kinsmen. Perfect Shadow Mingled Yarn presents the two plays that bookend Shakespeare's career as a playwright. (more...)

King's Head Theatre Selects New Artistic Director of The Hope Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

One year after opening the new 50-seat venue above the The Hope & Anchor Pub, it was announced today by Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Artistic Director, that the King's Head Theatre has appointed Matthew Parker to take on the venue as the new Artistic Director from October 2014. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Clea Alsip, Ross Bickell, Patch Darragh and More Join Westport Country Playhouse's MARY, MARY Reading; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Casting is announced for the Script in Hand playreading of "Mary, Mary," a witty romantic comedy about a marriage gone hilariously awry, at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, February 10, 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. The play is written by Jean Kerr and directed by Anne Keefe. (more...)

First Draft to Stage BRAINVILLE AT NIGHT at Jack Studio Theatre, Feb 14-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

Brainville at Night by Alexander Moschos will be presented by First Draft, Thursday 14 - Saturday 23 February 2013 at 7.45pm. (more...)

Jessica Hecht, Dominic Fumusa and More Star in STAGE KISS at Playwrights Horizons; Previews Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of STAGE KISS, a new play marking the eagerly-awaited return of two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl (Dead Man's Cell Phone at PH; The Clean House, In the Next Room...) to the theater company. Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Milk Like Sugar at PH; the current Marie Antoinette, Orlando, The Scene, Luck of the Irish), the production begins previews this evening, February 7 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Sunday, March 2 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, March 23 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

First Draft to Stage BRAINVILLE AT NIGHT at Jack Studio Theatre, Feb 14-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Brainville at Night by Alexander Moschos will be presented by First Draft, Thursday 14 - Today 23 February 2013 at 7.45pm. (more...)

First Draft Stages BRAINVILLE AT NIGHT at Jack Studio Theatre, Now thru Feb 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Brainville at Night by Alexander Moschos will be presented by First Draft, tonight 14 - Saturday 23 February 2013 at 7.45pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Even Kathleen Turner Can't Put THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Out of Its Misery
by Lauren Yarger - Dec 7, 2012

Someone should just put this play out of its misery. Even having multi-talented Kathleen Turner as its star and director can't save The Killing of Sister George which is breaking in the new seats at Long Wharf's mainstage theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kathleen Turner and More in THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present The Killing of Sister George, by Frank Marcus and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by and starring Kathleen Turner. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Opens the Clair Tow Stage In The C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage Theatre Today!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre unveiled the largest renovation in the theatre's history, one that finally matched the patron experience with the excellence of the artistic product on the stages. The reopening took place at a press conference Tuesday, November 27th. A formal celebration will take place at the opening of The Killing of Sister George today, December 5th. (more...)

Sherry Cohen's Picks for The Best of 2012
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Dec 28, 2012

It's always hard for me to come up with the best of anything in entertainment. With my backstage theatre background, I'm obsessed with detail, and I can't simply sit back and enjoy any show. As a writer, I'm obsessed with the words, the sentence, the grammar, etc., and I can never read strictly for pleasure. In the pressure cooker of coming up with the best picks for 2012, I have a mixed pot. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Stars in THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE at Long Wharf Theatre, 11/28-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2012

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present The Killing of Sister George, by Frank Marcus and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by and starring Kathleen Turner. (more...)

Nicholas Rodriguez and More to Join Kathleen Turner in Arena Stage's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Artistic Director Molly Smith tackles a unique, in-the-round staging of Bertolt Brecht's powerhouse anti-war play Mother Courage and Her Children at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Iconic stage and screen actress and Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Arena Stage following her sold-out run of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins to make her professional singing debut as the tough-as-nails matriarch Mother Courage-a single mother determined to keep her family alive and her business afloat during war. Using the David Hare translation, the show fuses politics and satire to paint an unforgettable and provocative portrait of war, incorporating more than 10 pieces of original music composed in a rollicking, gypsy-punk style and performed by cast members doubling as musicians. Mother Courage and Her Children runs January 31-March 9, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 12/10
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 14, 2012

It's Friday and time for another regional news recap! Today, we take you around the country - and beyond - with the most-read theater stories for the week of December 10! Scroll below to see what made news in your area! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Not Dead Yet: THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE at Long Wharf Theatre
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Dec 10, 2012

A noble, but flawed adaptation of Frank Marcus's trailblazing play. (more...)

Katselas Theatre Company Presents THEATRE SEX: BEFORE & AFTER, 11/30 & Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2012

Katselas Theatre Company presents THEATRE SEX: BEFORE & AFTER, theatrical readings in honor of World AIDS Day 2012. (more...)

James Naughton to Direct Berkshire Theatre Group's BRACE YOURSELF, Featuring Jill Eikenberry, Jackie Hoffman and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2012

The world premiere of Brace Yourself, opens at Berkshire Theatre Group's Fitzpatrick Main Stage on August 18 at 8pm. Previews begin August 14 at 8pm and closing is on August 25. Brace Yourself is sponsored by Country Curtains, Blantyre and The Red Lion Inn. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Present Regional Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK, 8/15-31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Dorset Theatre Festival is thrilled to present their fourth and final play of the 2013 summer season, Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, as a co-production with Barrington Stage in the Berkshires. The play will start its run at Dorset on August 15th, and run through the 31st before moving on to Barrington in September. Clybourne Park, a Tony award and Pulitzer Prize winning play which opened to great acclaim on Broadway last year, was written in response to Lorraine Hansberry's play A Raisin in the Sun, and portrays events which take place both before and after the events of the Hansberry play, as the residents of a Chicago neighborhood in transition are forced to confront their racial prejudices. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Boards DUMB AND DUMBER Sequel
by Movies News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

According to Variety, the stage and screen star has boarded Universal's upcoming DUMB AND DUMBER TO sequel, which will once again star Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with TACT's THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company, presents the first New York revival in 30 years of The Killing of Sister George, the controversial 1964 play by Frank Marcus. The first production of the company's 22nd Season will be directed by TACT Company Member Drew Barr, who directed the company's Fall 2012 production of Brian Friel's Lovers. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through November 1, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Giovanna Sardelli to Direct Carol Halstead and More in Barrington Stage's CLYBOURNE PARK, 9/26-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, presents the Pulitzer and Tony-winning Clybourne Park from September 26 through October 13, on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. The press opening is Sunday, September 29 at 3pm. Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award, Clybourne Park is directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BSC's Muckrakers, Lord of the Flies and The North Pool). (more...)

Perfect Shadow Presents Two Works of Shakespeare, Now thru Sept 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

Before the comedies there was The Two Gentlemen of Verona. After the tragedies there was The Two Noble Kinsmen. Perfect Shadow Mingled Yarn presents the two plays that bookend Shakespeare's career as a playwright. (more...)

Cynthia Harris, Darrie Lawrence & More to Star in TACT'S THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE Revival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated Off-Broadway company 'dedicated to presenting neglected or rarely produced plays of literary merit,' is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the first New York revival in 30 years of The Killing of Sister George, the controversial 1964 play by Frank Marcus. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents Regional Premiere of CLYBOURNE PARK, Now thru 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Dorset Theatre Festival is thrilled to present their fourth and final play of the 2013 summer season, Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, as a co-production with Barrington Stage in the Berkshires. The play will start its run at Dorset tonight, August 15th, and run through the 31st before moving on to Barrington in September. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for Long Wharf Theatre's 2012-13 Season, Featuring Judith Ivey, Kathleen Turner and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2012

Single tickets for Long Wharf Theatre's 2012-13 season will go on sale Wednesday, August 1. (more...)

Kathleen Turner to Appear with New York Choral Society at Carnegie Hall, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

The New York Choral Society (NYCS) announced today that award-winning stage and screen star Kathleen Turner will introduce Ralph Vaughan Williams's A Sea Symphony at Carnegie Hall on April 25 with a reading of the moving and evocative text written by the American poet Walt Whitman. (more...)

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