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Hansberry Project at ACT Presents Benefit Reading of 'The Sign In Sidney Brustein's Window' Sept. 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

The Hansberry Project at ACT presents a benefit reading of Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Saturday, September 19, 2009 at 7:30 p.m., in the Bullitt Cabaret at ACT Theatre. Tickets are $25. Funds raised support ongoing development of Hansberry projects and new works. (more...)

Hansberry Project at ACT Presents Benefit Reading of 'The Sign In Sidney Brustein's Window' Sept. 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2009

The Hansberry Project at ACT presents a benefit reading of Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Saturday, September 19, 2009 at 7:30 p.m., in the Bullitt Cabaret at ACT Theatre. Tickets are $25. Funds raised support ongoing development of Hansberry projects and new works. (more...)

David Margulies, Lenny Wolpe and More Set for OVER THE RIVER AND THEROUGH THE WOODS at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2012

Casting is announced for Westport Country Playhouse's Script in Hand playreading of "Over the River and Through the Woods" by Tony Award-winning playwright Joe DiPietro, a comedy about a single, Italian-American guy who visits his beloved, though annoying, grandparents every Sunday for dinner. Scheduled for one-night-only on Monday, November 12, 7 p.m., the cast includes Matthew Amendt, Nicole Lowrance, David Marguiles, Frances Sternhagen, Maria Tucci, and Lenny Wolpe. Director is Anne Keefe, Playhouse artistic advisor. (more...)

The Bickford Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 11/11-12/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2010

The Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ, continues its 16th Season with Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson, running November 11 through December 5, a wildly funny and illuminating behind-the-scenes tale of the business of movie making during the golden age of Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: Moonlight and Magnolias at Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2010

Moonlight and Magnolias, Ron Hutchinson's Off Broadway comedy hit, opened to rave critical and audience acclaim on Friday, November 12, at The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ. (more...)

The Bickford Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 11/11-12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2010

The Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ, continues its 16th Season with Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson, running November 11 through December 5, a wildly funny and illuminating behind-the-scenes tale of the business of movie making during the golden age of Hollywood. (more...)

Chris Maher Steps In For Genevive Thompson As Artistic Director Of ICT 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2009

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre announces that effective June 1, 2009, founding member Genevieve Thompson is stepping down as Artistic Director of ICT. Her successor in the role will be Chris Maher, current Artistic Director of Open Eye Productions. (more...)

McNenny, Sternhagen and Thomas Lead The Golden Age Reading At WCP
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

As a special 80th anniversary event for Westport Country Playhouse, noted actors Kathleen McNenny, Frances Sternhagen and Richard Thomas will star in a Script in Hand reading of A. R. Gurney's delightfully witty game of cat and mouse, "The Golden Age," on Monday, June 20, 7 p.m. Director is John Tillinger. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Glass Menagerie, with Moreno, Extends to 7/2
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2006

Berkeley Rep's hit production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie--starring Rita Moreno as faded Southern belle Amanda Wingfield--has extended its run for a second and final time through July 2nd (more...)

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre's 'Nature' Performances
by Chicago News Desk - May 14, 2008

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Rita Moreno in Conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for Barnes & Noble Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Barnes & Noble at 86th and Lexington Avenue will host 'Rita Moreno in Conversation With Lin-Manuel Miranda' today, March 5, 2013. Moreno's book, 'Rita Moreno: A Memoir', will be released the same day. (more...)

FICTION Shows Us The Value Of A Well Kept Secret 3/5-3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2009

Is it better to die with a secret than to live with one? The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, in Morristown, NJ, continues its 2008-2009 Mainstage Season with Fiction, Stephen Dietz's spellbinding drama about a dying author's wish to read her author husband's journals and the unexpected tale that unfolds when secrets the couple harbors are ultimately revealed. Fiction runs March 5 through March 29. (more...)

Epic Theatre Ensemble Presents SARAH RUHL'S PASSION PLAY, Events Kick Off 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2010

New York's OBIE Award-winning Epic Theatre Ensemble (Zak Berkman, Melissa Friedman, Ron Russell, Founding Executive Directors) today announced plans for an ambitious series of events surrounding the highly anticipated New York premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play, directed by Mark Wing-Davey. (more...)

Epic Theatre Ensemble Presents SARAH RUHL'S PASSION PLAY, Events Kick Off 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

New York's OBIE Award-winning Epic Theatre Ensemble (Zak Berkman, Melissa Friedman, Ron Russell, Founding Executive Directors) today announced plans for an ambitious series of events surrounding the highly anticipated New York premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play, directed by Mark Wing-Davey. (more...)

Rita Moreno and Linda Eder To Perform At 'Feinsten's'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2008

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine, and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, continues its Spring 2008 season with the return engagement of Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony winner RITA MORENO from April 1 - 5. Her show will include songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Kander & Ebb, Harold Arlen and Charles Strouse. Also added to the Feinstein's season will be LINDA EDER, who will return to the club for five shows only from April 24 - 26. All performances will be at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street). (more...)

OSF Announces 2014 Directors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the directors for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 season. The 2014 season playbill was unveiled on February 1. (more...)

Broadway's Rita Moreno Talks Career, Love Life and More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

Rita Moreno stopped by CBS SUNDAY MORNING today to talk with Mo Rocca about coming to the U.S., her life on the big screen and more. Moreno, who starred as 'Anita' in 1961's West Side Story, said she got her break by modeling herself after Elizabeth Taylor. (more...)

ICT Presents ESCAPE FROM HAPPINESS 7/10-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre (ICT) opens the final full production of their 2010 season dedicated to the topic Redemption with a George F. Walker's Escape From Happiness, directed by ICT Founder Genevieve Thompson. (more...)

ICT Presents ESCAPE FROM HAPPINESS 7/10-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre (ICT) opens the final full production of their 2010 season dedicated to the topic Redemption with a George F. Walker's Escape From Happiness, directed by ICT Founder Genevieve Thompson. (more...)

McNenny, Sternhagen and Thomas Lead The Golden Age Reading At WCP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2011

As a special 80th anniversary event for Westport Country Playhouse, noted actors Kathleen McNenny, Frances Sternhagen and Richard Thomas will star in a Script in Hand reading of A. R. Gurney's delightfully witty game of cat and mouse, "The Golden Age," on Monday, June 20, 7 p.m. Director is John Tillinger. (more...)

Chris Maher Steps In For Genevive Thompson As Artistic Director Of ICT 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2009

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre announces that effective June 1, 2009, founding member Genevieve Thompson is stepping down as Artistic Director of ICT. Her successor in the role will be Chris Maher, current Artistic Director of Open Eye Productions. (more...)

Linden and Chlumsky Cast in Bay Street's Darwin in Malibu
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2006

Hal Linden has been tapped to star as the legendary theorist in Crispin Whittell's Darwin in Malibu, which will be presented at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, Long Island from August 15th through September 3rd; the play will also star Anna Chlumsky (more...)

ICT Presents ESCAPE FROM HAPPINESS 7/10-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2010

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre (ICT) opens the final full production of their 2010 season dedicated to the topic Redemption with a George F. Walker's Escape From Happiness, directed by ICT Founder Genevieve Thompson. (more...)

ICT Presents ESCAPE FROM HAPPINESS 7/10-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2010

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre (ICT) opens the final full production of their 2010 season dedicated to the topic Redemption with a George F. Walker's Escape From Happiness, directed by ICT Founder Genevieve Thompson. (more...)

ICT Announces Redemption As Topic For 8th Season, Beginning 2010
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2009

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre (ICT) is proud to announce the topic for their eighth season: REDEMPTION. ICT is taking a break from producing for the remainder of 2009 in order to focus on internal administrative changes. However, ICT plans to explore the many facets of our new season topic with three upcoming productions in 2010. (more...)

Rita Moreno Plays Cafe Carlyle for 4 Weeks Starting Jan. 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2007

The Carlyle Hotel (James McBride, Managing Director) opens the Café Carlyle 2007 Winter/Spring season with RITA MORENO 'LITTLE TRIBUTES.' (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 Previews Begin 2/14; THE TEMPEST to Open 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 preview performances begin February 14, and the season will open Friday night, February 21 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's The Tempest (director, Tony Taccone). On Saturday, Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (Juliette Carrillo) takes the stage, as does the classic Marx Brothers musical The Cocoanuts (David Ivers), and Sunday afternoon Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors (Kent Gash) opens in the Thomas Theatre. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Opens at CTG
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2012

Previews begin next Thursday, January 19, for the Ebony Repertory Theatre production of Lorraine Hansberry's American classic "A Raisin in the Sun," playing at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Begins Previews At CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

Previews begin next Thursday, January 19, for the Ebony Repertory Theatre production of Lorraine Hansberry's American classic "A Raisin in the Sun," playing at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rita Moreno Opens at the Cafe Carlyle
by Mark Rupp - Jan 17, 2007

Rita Moreno opens the Cafe Carlyle's 2007 Winter/Spring Season with her show 'Little Tributes,' which began on January 16th (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Begins Previews At CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Previews begin next Thursday, January 19, for the Ebony Repertory Theatre production of Lorraine Hansberry's American classic "A Raisin in the Sun," playing at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. (more...)

Casting Legend Shirley Rich Dies at 87
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

Longtime casting director Shirley Rich passed away on December 28th, 2009 at the age of 87 in Greenwich Connecticut of natural causes. Referred to by the New York Times as the 'doyenne of New York casting directors,' Rich's career covered Broadway plays and Hollywood films, with actors such as Judd Hirsch, Sean Penn, and Tom Cruise. (more...)

Legendary Actress Frances SternhagenTo Be Featured In Horovitz Play and Public Interview
by Beau Higgins - Jan 10, 2011

Celebrated actress and two-time Tony Award-winner Frances Sternhagen will be joining the confluence of artists and audiences for Florida Stage's 5th Annual 1st Stage New Works Festival. Ms. Sternhagen will be featured in a staged reading of legendary playwright Israel Horovitz' new play Beverley on Saturday, February 5, 2011. On Friday, February 4, in place of the Festival's usual Keynote speech, Ms. Sternhagen will take part in what is being called 'A Conversation with Frances Sternhagen.' Florida Stage Producing Director Louis Tyrrell will conduct a public interview with Sternhagen on stage in the Persson Hall at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. The Florida Stage 1st Stage New Works Festival takes place February 3-6, 2011. Tickets and packages for all Festival events are available online at www.floridastage.org or by calling the box office at (561) 585-3433. (more...)

Ricky Martin to Present Jackie Robinson 'Lifetime Achievement Award' to Rita Moreno
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) has announced the presenters of the 2012 ROBIE Awards for its Annual Awards Dinner on Monday, March 5 at 6:30p.m. at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. This star-studded event promises to be an unforgettable evening honoring three true philanthropists. Grammy award-winning music superstar Ricky Martin will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to legendary performing artist Rita Moreno. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 Previews Begin 2/14; THE TEMPEST to Open Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 preview performances begin February 14, and the season will open Today night, February 21 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's The Tempest (director, Tony Taccone). On Saturday, Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (Juliette Carrillo) takes the stage, as does the classic Marx Brothers musical The Cocoanuts (David Ivers), and Sunday afternoon Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors (Kent Gash) opens in the Thomas Theatre. (more...)

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Closes at CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2012

The Ebony Repertory Theatre presents Lorraine Hansberry's American classic "A Raisin in the Sun," playing at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 Previews Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2014 preview performances begin tonight, February 14, and the season will open Friday night, February 21 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's The Tempest (director, Tony Taccone). On Saturday, Lorraine Hansberry's The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (Juliette Carrillo) takes the stage, as does the classic Marx Brothers musical The Cocoanuts (David Ivers), and Sunday afternoon Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors (Kent Gash) opens in the Thomas Theatre. (more...)

Rita Moreno in Conversation with Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for Barnes & Noble, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Barnes & Noble at 86th and Lexington Avenue will host 'Rita Moreno in Conversation With Lin-Manuel Miranda' on March 5, 2013. Moreno's book, 'Rita Moreno: A Memoir', will be released the same day. (more...)

ICT Closes Their 2008-09 Season With THE GRAPES OF WRATH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2009

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre closes their 2008-09 season dedicated to the topic Nature with Frank Galati's stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's THE GRAPES OF WRATH, directed by ICT Artistic Director and Jeff Citation winner Genevieve Thompson. NA?TURE (noun): native or inherent character: human nature; the instincts or inherent tendencies directing conduct: a man of good nature (more...)

FICTION Shows Us The Value Of A Well Kept Secret 3/5-3/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2009

Is it better to die with a secret than to live with one? The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, in Morristown, NJ, continues its 2008-2009 Mainstage Season with Fiction, Stephen Dietz's spellbinding drama about a dying author's wish to read her author husband's journals and the unexpected tale that unfolds when secrets the couple harbors are ultimately revealed. Fiction runs March 5 through March 29. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014 Season Announced - THE TEMPEST, WATER BY THE SPOONFUL, INTO THE WOODS and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014 playbill today. (more...)

The Bickford Theatre Presents MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS 11/11-12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2010

The Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ, continues its 16th Season with Moonlight and Magnolias by Ron Hutchinson, running November 11 through December 5, a wildly funny and illuminating behind-the-scenes tale of the business of movie making during the golden age of Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rita Moreno at the Wheeler Opera House
by BWW - Dec 31, 2010

Rita Moreno is one of a select group of performers to have won all four of the most prestigious show business awards: The Oscar, The Emmy, The Tony and The Grammy. On Thursday, December 30th, she performed at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colorado. (more...)

ICT Presents ESCAPE FROM HAPPINESS 7/10-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre (ICT) opens the final full production of their 2010 season dedicated to the topic Redemption with a George F. Walker's Escape From Happiness, directed by ICT Founder Genevieve Thompson. (more...)

ICT Presents ESCAPE FROM HAPPINESS 7/10-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

Infamous Commonwealth Theatre (ICT) opens the final full production of their 2010 season dedicated to the topic Redemption with a George F. Walker's Escape From Happiness, directed by ICT Founder Genevieve Thompson. (more...)

Director Peter Kass has Died at Age 85
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2008

Director Peter Kass has died at age 85. Kass was the original director of Clifford Odets 'The Country Girl' when it had its out of town try out. He also directed for Odets on 'Night Music.' (more...)

THE HOW AND THE WHY Rounds Out TimeLine Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

TimeLine Theatre Company, dedicated to presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, announces that The How and the Why by Sarah Treem (Netflix's House of Cards, HBO's In Treatment), directed by Keira Fromm and starring Janet Ulrich Brooks and Elizabeth Ledo, will be the third production of its 2013-14 season. (more...)

Epic Theatre Ensemble Presents SARAH RUHL'S PASSION PLAY, Events Continue 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010

New York's OBIE Award-winning Epic Theatre Ensemble (Zak Berkman, Melissa Friedman, Ron Russell, Founding Executive Directors) today announced plans for an ambitious series of events surrounding the highly anticipated New York premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Passion Play, directed by Mark Wing-Davey. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Glass Menagerie, with Moreno, Extends to 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2006

Berkeley Rep's hit production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie--starring Rita Moreno as faded Southern belle Amanda Wingfield--has extended its run through June 18th (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SIGN IN SIDNEY BRUSTEIN'S WINDOW
by Evan Henerson - Apr 22, 2014

As Denzel Washington, Kenny Leon and Co. usher in the umpteenth renaissance of Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN, across the country, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is mounting a 50th anniversary revival of the only other work the Hansberry- who died at 34 - lived to see produced. (more...)

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