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Lithgow, Hall, Long, Daniele and Others Inducted into Theater Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2005

John Lithgow, Sir Peter Hall, Sada Thompson, William Ivey Long, Graciela Daniele, William Gibson and the late Dorothy Loudon and Ben Edwards are the 2005 inductees of the Theater Hall of Fame (more...)

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center Celebrated in OctoberKatharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center Celebrated in October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

On Sept. 6 some 1,500 visitors from all over the North East Corridor experienced the opening of the new Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center. The building, which dates to 1911, was once home to the Old Saybrook Musical and Dramatic Club. In a $5.7 million dollar renovation, the building was restored and named in honor of the late Broadway and screen star Katharine Hepburn. (more...)

Wilson and Margulies to Receive Seff Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2007

Mary Louise Wilson and David Margulies have been named to receive the annual Richard Seff Awards, presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation. (more...)

Hal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony TheaterHal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 37th season of shows - its first ever with six productions instead of five! Hal Linden & Christina Pickles will star in the classic, ON GOLDEN POND, written by Ernest Thompson and directed by Cameron Watson (Trying, Grace and Glorie). (more...)

Katharine Hepburn Theater Exhibition Opens 6/10 at The New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsKatharine Hepburn Theater Exhibition Opens 6/10 at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2009

The personal theatrical papers of Katharine Hepburn, which were acquired by The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in 2007, will be on view for the first time in the new library exhibition, Katharine Hepburn: In Her Own Files, opening Wednesday, June 10. Her long and rich theater career is documented through typescripts (some, like the script for Coco, annotated in Hepburn?s hand), hundreds of photographs (publicity shots and formal portraits, as well as informal snapshots and rehearsal candids), scrapbooks, promotional ephemera, and sixty years of correspondence (fan mail, congratulatory notes, and general letters from such notable friends and admirers as Judy Garland, Richard Burton, John Ford, Vivien Leigh, Peter O?Toole, Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart, and Jeremy Irons, among scores of others. She saved telegrams from her friends and from stage crews and even the cards that come with flower bouquets, including many signed ?Pot,? Hepburn?s pet name for long-time companion Spencer Tracy). The exhibition continues through Saturday, October 10, 2009 in the Vincent Astor Gallery of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, located on the Lincoln Center campus at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza. Admission is free. For exhibition information, call 212.870.1630 or visit the Library?s website at www.nypl.org/lpa. In conjunction with this exhibition, a series of Hepburn films based on stage plays will be screened on Saturday afternoons in July and August at the Library. (more...)

Megan Byrne, Peter Friedman, David Margulies and More to Star in Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE; Cast Announced!Megan Byrne, Peter Friedman, David Margulies and More to Star in Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Critically acclaimed theatre company The Playwrights Realm has announced the cast and creative team for the New York premiere of Lauren Yee's new play The Hatmaker's Wife, directed by recent OBIE Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812). The Hatmaker's Wife marks the first Playwrights Realm production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) in midtown Manhattan, following previous engagements in several downtown Off-Broadway venues. Previews begin Tuesday, August 27, for an opening Thursday, September 5. (more...)

Hal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony TheaterHal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 37th season of shows - its first ever with six productions instead of five! Hal Linden & Christina Pickles will star in the classic, ON GOLDEN POND, written by Ernest Thompson and directed by Cameron Watson (Trying, Grace and Glorie). (more...)

Hal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony TheaterHal Linden, Christina Pickles Lead ON GOLDEN POND At Colony Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 37th season of shows - its first ever with six productions instead of five! Hal Linden & Christina Pickles will star in the classic, ON GOLDEN POND, written by Ernest Thompson and directed by Cameron Watson (Trying, Grace and Glorie). (more...)

Richard Chamberlain to Star in Tour of On Golden Pond Beginning September 2006Richard Chamberlain to Star in Tour of On Golden Pond Beginning September 2006
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2005

The tour of the two-time 2005 Tony Award-nominated production will launch September 2006. (more...)

 Long Wharf Theatre Opens LIL'S 90TH Long Wharf Theatre Opens LIL'S 90TH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010

Nick Blaemire, Kristine Nielsen and Lucy Walters join Lois Smith and David Margulies in Long Wharf Theatre's world premiere production of Lil's 90th, by Darci Picoult, directed by Jo Bonney. (more...)

Rivera, Stroman, Caldwell Present at Theater Hall of Fame Ceremony, Jan. 30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2006

Chita Rivera, Zoe Caldwell and Susan Stroman will be among the presenters of the Theater Hall of Fame induction ceremony on January 30th (more...)

Katherine Hepburn to be Honored with 2010 StampKatherine Hepburn to be Honored with 2010 Stamp
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2009

Legendary Actress Katharine Hepburn will be immortalized on a new series of postage stamps issued on May 12, 2010, as part of the Postal Service's Legends of Hollywood series. (more...)

Final Casting Announced For Long Wharf Theatre's LIL'S 90TH Final Casting Announced For Long Wharf Theatre's LIL'S 90TH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2009

Nick Blaemire, Kristine Nielsen and Lucy Walters join Lois Smith and David Margulies in Long Wharf Theatre's world premiere production of Lil's 90th, by Darci Picoult, directed by Jo Bonney. (more...)

Hayley Mills Joins Richard Chamberlain in On Golden Pond Tour, Begins September 2006 in Fort Worth
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2005

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that Academy Award-winning film and stage star Hayley Mills will join legendary star Richard Chamberlain to headline the upcoming National Tour of the beloved play ON GOLDEN POND. The 30-week tour of the two-time 2005 Tony Award-nominated production will launch September 5, 2006 in Fort Worth, Texas at Bass Performance Hall. A complete list of touring cities and venues will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Megan Byrne, Peter Friedman, David Margulies and More Star in Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE, Beg. TonightMegan Byrne, Peter Friedman, David Margulies and More Star in Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Critically acclaimed theatre company The Playwrights Realm presents the New York premiere of Lauren Yee's new play The Hatmaker's Wife, directed by recent OBIE Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812). The Hatmaker's Wife marks the first Playwrights Realm production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) in midtown Manhattan, following previous engagements in several downtown Off-Broadway venues. Previews begin tonight, August 27, for an opening Thursday, September 5. (more...)