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A Great Gentleman of the Theatre: Edwin C. Owens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2006

Jim Burns remembers late actor Edwin C. Owens, whose Broadway credits included the 2003 revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (more...)

Stanton and Jenkins to Star in Primary Stages' NY Premiere of 'Love Child'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2008

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director), in association with Martin Hummel, present the New York premiere of the new comedy, Love Child, written and performed by Daniel Jenkins (Mary Poppins, Big River) and Robert Stanton (The Coast of Utopia, All in the Timing), as an added event of the 2008-2009 season. Under the direction of Carl Forsman, performances are set to begin Sunday evening, October 12, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. and will run in repertory with A Body of Water by Lee Blessing for a limited engagement through November 19, 2008. Opening night is October 26, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Presents SUNLIGHT, 1/21-4/14, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2009

Marin Theatre Company will produce the world premiere of its 2009 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize winner, Sunlight by Sharr White, January 21 through February 14, 2010. In addition to the Sky Cooper Prize, Sunlight has garnered substantial national recognition. Following MTC's premiere, this searing political thriller will be produced at three other theaters as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere-Arts West in Seattle, Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis, and New Jersey Rep. (more...)

Edwin C. Owens Memorial Set for October 16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2006

A memorial for late actor Edwin C. Owens has been scheduled for October 16th at the 78th Street Theatre Lab at 3:30 PM. (more...)

Susan Stroman To Be Honored At Primary Stages 21st Season Anniversary Gala November 7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2005

Primary Stages has announced that Tony Award winning Director/Choreographer Susan Stroman is to be honored at Primary Stages 21st Season Anniversary Gala at Tavern on the Green on Monday, November 7 at 6:30pm. (more...)

Primary Stages Honors Susan Stroman
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2005

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) has announced that Tony Award wining Director/Choreographer Susan Stroman is to be honored at Primary Stages 21st Season Anniversary Gala at Tavern on the Green on Monday, November 7 at 6:30pm. (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...)

USA VICTORY TOUR Comes to Covina, CA on Nov. 13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Save the date this fall for the USA VICTORY TOUR with Jase Souder. Jase is touring the country bringing outstanding and entertaining business training to small business owners, entrepreneurs and commissioned sales people. The Elite Group has partnered with Jase to help local businesses make more money. Sales, Marketing and Mindset training with proven results is fundamental in creating strong business people. Strong businesses mean a strong local economy, and strong local economies mean a stronger state and ultimately a stronger nation. When America learns how sell, we can turn around the deficit and start selling to other countries. (more...)

MY ILLUSTRIOUS WASTELAND Plays 10/1-10 At American Theatre Of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2009

Movie stars are sainted, anti-depressants are mandatory, and a tiny computer resides in every good citizen's brain. My Illustrious Wasteland-equal parts sci-fi epic, social satire, and high-energy rock show-is an exhilarating ride through a wildly imagined future America. (more...)

MY ILLUSTRIOUS WASTELAND Plays 10/1-10 At American Theatre Of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Movie stars are sainted, anti-depressants are mandatory, and a tiny computer resides in every good citizen's brain. My Illustrious Wasteland-equal parts sci-fi epic, social satire, and high-energy rock show-is an exhilarating ride through a wildly imagined future America. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages 21st Anniversary Gala Honors Susan Stroman
by Craig Brockman - Nov 9, 2005

On November 7th, Primary Stages held its 21st Anniversary Gala honoring Tony Award-winning Choreographer and Director, Susan Stroman at Tavern On The Green. On hand for the festivities were Nathan Lane, Charles Grodin, Karen Ziemba, Boyd Gaines and many more. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, 11/23-12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2012

Marin Theatre Company continues its 2012/13 Season with a family friendly production of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, which runs during the holiday season from November 23 to December 16. Jon Tracy directs Joe Landry's live radio play adaptation of Frank Capra's film It's a Wonderful Life. Opening night is on Tuesday, November 27. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, 11/23-12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2012

Marin Theatre Company continues its 2012/13 Season with a family friendly production of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, which runs during the holiday season from November 23 to December 16. Jon Tracy directs Joe Landry's live radio play adaptation of Frank Capra's film It's a Wonderful Life. Opening night is on Tuesday, November 27. (more...)

Day, Lowell and More Cast in 6/5 Reading of Grodin Play
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2006

The Culture Project will present a reading of Charles Grodin's new play The Prosecution of Brandon Hein, which will take place on June 5th; it will feature Carey Lowell, Johanna Day, Grodin and more (more...)

Plays by Grodin & More to Presented by The Culture Project
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2006

The Culture Project has announced a number of new readings and plays that it will present this summer, including a reading of a play by Charles Grodin (more...)

Goldstar Events Offers a Full plate of Half-Price Tickets
by Michael A. Lever - Mar 9, 2006

The West Coast finally has it's own TKTS, and it rates a 'Goldstar' (more...)

Charles Grodin Steps in for Ailing Right Kind of People Actor, March 2 & 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2006

Due to the illness of The Right Kind of People's lead actor, playwright Charles Grodin will step in for tonight's and tomorrow's performances. The show will play its last performance on Sunday, March 5th at 3 PM (more...)

Charles Grodin's The Right Kind of People Ends Run March 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2006

Charles Grodin's play The Right Kind of People will end its limited run on March 5th (more...)

40th Anniversary CAPA Summer Movie Series Lineup Announced, Runs 6/4-7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2010

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2010 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and much beloved films. The 2010 series, made possible through the generous support of PNC, will run June 4 - July 25 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.). (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...)

Reading of New Grodin Play Moves to the Barrow Street, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2006

Due to popular response, the previously announced reading of Charles Grodin's new play The Prosecution of Brandon Hein has been moved to the larger Barrow Street Theatre, where it will be presented on June 5th (more...)

SF's ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BIG GAY DANCE PARTY Plays 13th NY Int'l Fringe Festival 8/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2009

The San Francisco Playhouse, BlueRare Productions, and PlayGround team to present the SF Playhouse's critically acclaimed production of Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party, by Aaron Loeb, directed by Chris Smith, as part of the13th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, thus furthering an SF Playhouse goal to deliver productions that can succeed on a national level. Performances will be held at HERE Arts Center (Mainstage Theater - Venue #17), 145 6th Avenue (between Spring and Broome). (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...)

40th Anniversary CAPA Summer Movie Series Lineup Announced, Runs 6/4-7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2010

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2010 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and much beloved films. The 2010 series, made possible through the generous support of PNC, will run June 4 - July 25 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.). (more...)

Carol Burnett to Star in World Premiere of New Grodin Play
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2007

Actress and comedian Carol Burnett will return to the stage in the world premiere of What's Been Bothering You Lately?, a new play by Charles Grodin that will open on October 26th at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank, CA and run through November 18th as part of the theatre's sixth subscription series. Producer/Director Garry Marshall has formally announced the sixth subscription series, 'Comedy Tonight! (and matinees, too)' to be presented at his FALCON THEATRE in Burbank, California. The series will feature five plays, all comedies, including two World Premieres. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Presents SUNLIGHT, 1/21-4/14, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Marin Theatre Company will produce the world premiere of its 2009 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize winner, Sunlight by Sharr White, January 21 through February 14, 2010. In addition to the Sky Cooper Prize, Sunlight has garnered substantial national recognition. Following MTC's premiere, this searing political thriller will be produced at three other theaters as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere-Arts West in Seattle, Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis, and New Jersey Rep. (more...)

Right Kind of People Playwright Grodin Guests on 'Letterman,' Jan. 20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2006

Charles Grodin, the playwright of the soon-to-open off-Broadway play The Right Kind of People, will be featured on 'The David Letterman Show' tonight, January 20th (more...)

Bloomingdale's and Primary Stages Form Corporate Partnership For 'The Right Kind Of People'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2006

Off-Broadway¹s Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Executive Producer - Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director ­ Elliot Fox, Managing Director) and Bloomingdale¹s have formed a corporate partnership in celebration of the New York Premiere of Charles Grodin¹s new play, The Right Kind of People, which begins performances at Primary Stages, the resident company at 59E59 Theaters, Tuesday, January 24, 2006, and is slated to run until Sunday, March 5, 2006. (more...)

'Tir na nOg' Premieres at Magic Theatre Feb.23-March 23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2008

Magic Theatre continues its 2007-08 Season of New Plays with the world premiere of Edna O'Brien's Tir na nOg ('Land of Youth') performs February 23 - March 23, 2008 at Magic's Sam Shepard Theatre. (more...)

Square One Theatre Continues 24th Season with TIME STANDS STILL, 2/28-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2014

Square One Theatre's second production of its 24th Anniversary Season is Time Stands Still, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies,described as warm, funny and humane and is acknowledged as one of his best plays. (more...)

Primary Stages' '06-'07 Season Features Works by Durang, McNally and Gurney
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2006

Primary Stages' 2006-2007 season will feature works by Christopher Durang, Terrence McNally and A.R. Gurney, as well as performances by stars such as Marian Seldes, Hal Holbrook and Dixie Carter (more...)

DATE OF A LIFETIME to Run 3/6-4/6 at NJ Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

It's a jungle out there! Finding a soul mate can be an exhausting experience for lonely hearts looking for love in all the wrong places. But for Marvin and Katie, it's kismet when their eyes first meet at a speed dating event. During their brief time together, they imagine what their lives would be like if they allowed this momentary encounter to evolve to the next level. Their decisions may determine their entire future and whether this will turn out to be a date from hell or a date of a lifetime. (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 Right Kind of People: The Wrong Kind of Play
by Michael Dale - Feb 13, 2006

Charles Grodin's unbearably unfunny comedy about the bigotry of a co-op board at a Fifth Avenue luxury building (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Arrivals at 'The Right Kind of People'
by Ben Strothmann - Feb 10, 2006

The Right Kind of People by Charles Grodin, a biting send-up of a fashionable Fifth Avenue co-op board opened on February 9 at 7pm at Primary Stages. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Party at 'The Right Kind of People'
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 10, 2006

The Right Kind of People by Charles Grodin, a biting send-up of a fashionable Fifth Avenue co-op board opened on February 9 at 7pm at Primary Stages. (more...)

Countryman, Hickey, Rudko, Tucci, Murray & More Join MARY STUART Cast; Previews Begin 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2008

Additional casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse production of MARY STUART, Friedrich Schiller's classic play in a new version by Peter Oswald, which opens April 19, 2009 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The production, starring its acclaimed original London leads Janet McTeer and Harriet Walter and directed by Phyllida Lloyd, begins previews on March 30, 2009 for a limited run of 20 weeks only. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, 11/23-12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2012

Marin Theatre Company continues its 2012/13 Season with a family friendly production of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, which runs during the holiday season from November 23 to December 16. Jon Tracy directs Joe Landry's live radio play adaptation of Frank Capra's film It's a Wonderful Life. Opening night is on Tuesday, November 27. (more...)

Charles Grodin's 'The Right Kind Of People' Premieres At Primary Stages Beginning January 24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2005

Primary Stages in association with Julian Schlossberg presents the New York premiere of the new play The Right Kind of People by Charles Grodin at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59 Street between Park & Madison Avenues). (more...)

SF's ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BIG GAY DANCE PARTY Plays 13th NY Int'l Fringe Festival 8/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2009

The San Francisco Playhouse, BlueRare Productions, and PlayGround team to present the SF Playhouse's critically acclaimed production of Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party, by Aaron Loeb, directed by Chris Smith, as part of the13th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, thus furthering an SF Playhouse goal to deliver productions that can succeed on a national level. Performances will be held at HERE Arts Center (Mainstage Theater - Venue #17), 145 6th Avenue (between Spring and Broome). (more...)

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BIG GAY DANCE PARTY Runs At NY International Fringe Festival Thru 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2009

Thanks to the vision of BlueRare Productions, the collaboration of The SF Playhouse, PlayGround and of course, Aaron Loeb, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party has hit New York by storm. The shows are sold out, and we open in a few short hours! (more...)

MY ILLUSTRIOUS WASTELAND Plays 10/1-10 At American Theatre Of Actors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2009

Movie stars are sainted, anti-depressants are mandatory, and a tiny computer resides in every good citizen's brain. My Illustrious Wasteland-equal parts sci-fi epic, social satire, and high-energy rock show-is an exhilarating ride through a wildly imagined future America. (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...)

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BIG GAY DANCE PARTY Runs At NY International Fringe Festival Thru 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

Thanks to the vision of BlueRare Productions, the collaboration of The SF Playhouse, PlayGround and of course, Aaron Loeb, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party has hit New York by storm. The shows are sold out, and we open in a few short hours! (more...)

SF's ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S BIG GAY DANCE PARTY Plays 13th NY Int'l Fringe Festival 8/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2009

The San Francisco Playhouse, BlueRare Productions, and PlayGround team to present the SF Playhouse's critically acclaimed production of Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party, by Aaron Loeb, directed by Chris Smith, as part of the13th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, thus furthering an SF Playhouse goal to deliver productions that can succeed on a national level. Performances will be held at HERE Arts Center (Mainstage Theater - Venue #17), 145 6th Avenue (between Spring and Broome). (more...)

Primary Stages to Present Evening with Charles Grodin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2007

Primary Stages will present a one-night only special benefit event, 'An Evening of Humor and More with Charles Grodin,' on Sunday evening, April 15th at 7:00 p.m. at 59E59 Theaters (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...)

40th Anniversary CAPA Summer Movie Series Lineup Announced, Runs 6/4-7/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2010

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2010 with an impressive assembly of classics, cult favorites, and much beloved films. The 2010 series, made possible through the generous support of PNC, will run June 4 - July 25 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.). (more...)

WHY Benefit Preview: A Conversation with Host Charles Grodin
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 22, 2009

With a new book out, Grodin discusses his work as an actor, director, playwright, activist and commentator. (more...)

Photo Coverage: An Evening with Charles Grodin
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 16, 2007

Primary Stages presented a one-night only special benefit event, 'An Evening of Humor and More with Charles Grodin,' on Sunday evening, April 15th at 7:00 p.m. at 59E59 Theaters (more...)

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