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Bill Gunn

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1954
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Productions

 
[Broadway, 1975]
Director

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Playwright

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1954
Dolit

Productions

Director

Writing
Play
Playwright





Bill Gunn News

Smokey Stevens' I JUST WANT TO TELL SOMEBODY Extends Through February 6 Photo Smokey Stevens' I JUST WANT TO TELL SOMEBODY Extends Through February 6
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2022

​​​​​​​To share an outstanding solo show with the widest possible audience, Theater for the New City has extended its world premiere production of 'I Just Want To Tell Somebody,' written and performed by Ronald 'Smokey' Stevens, through February 6.

Theater for the New City to Present World Premiere of I JUST WANT TO TELL SOMEBODY Photo Theater for the New City to Present World Premiere of I JUST WANT TO TELL SOMEBODY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2021

Smokey Stevens, one of Broadway's great musical comedy performers, has adapted his autobiographical novel, 'I Just Want to Tell Somebody: The Autobiography of Ronald Smokey Stevens,' into a one-man, two character theater production.

I JUST WANT TO TELL SOMEBODY Will Be Performed at Theater For the New City in 2022 Photo I JUST WANT TO TELL SOMEBODY Will Be Performed at Theater For the New City in 2022
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

Ronald 'Smokey' Stevens has adapted his autobiographical novel, 'I Just Want to Tell Somebody: The Autobiography of Ronald Smokey Stevens,' into a one-man, two character theater production.

Kathleen Collins to Receive Posthumous Icon Tribute at 2021 Gotham Awards Photo Kathleen Collins to Receive Posthumous Icon Tribute at 2021 Gotham Awards
by Michael Major - Nov 10, 2021

The Gotham Film & Media Institute announced today that poet, playwright, writer, filmmaker, director, civil rights activist, and educator Kathleen Collins will receive the inaugural Icon Tribute posthumously during the 2021 Gotham Awards Ceremony. Nina Lorez Collins will accept the inaugural Gotham Icon Tribute on behalf of her mother.

Actor/Filmmaker Devin E. Haqq Announced as Recipient of City Artist Corps Grant Photo Actor/Filmmaker Devin E. Haqq Announced as Recipient of City Artist Corps Grant
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021

Devin E. Haqq is one of many New York City-based artists to receive a grant through the City Artist Corps Grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre.

Artists Space Presents TILL THEY LISTEN - BILL GUNN DIRECTS AMERICA Photo Artists Space Presents TILL THEY LISTEN - BILL GUNN DIRECTS AMERICA
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2021

Artists Space, in collaboration with an organizing committee comprised of Bill Gunn collaborators and scholars, presents a comprehensive gallery exhibition and a series of public programs celebrating the life and multi-faceted work of the !lmmaker, playwright, novelist, and actor Bill Gunn (1929-1989).

LCT Spotlight Series Continues With LILEANA BLAIN-CRUZ IN CONVERSATION: ON DIRECTING Photo LCT Spotlight Series Continues With LILEANA BLAIN-CRUZ IN CONVERSATION: ON DIRECTING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021

Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a free program of digital events, featuring LCT artists in performance, conversation and more, will continue on Thursday, June 24 at 7pm with the third episode of “Lileana Blain-Cruz in Conversation: On Directing.”

THE FORBIDDEN CITY Up Next in the LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES Featuring Derrick Baskin, John Photo THE FORBIDDEN CITY Up Next in the LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES Featuring Derrick Baskin, John Benjamin Hickey & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

The LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES, Lincoln Center Theater’s free program of digital events, will continue on Thursday, April 29 with an audio performance of Bill Gunn’s 1989 play, THE FORBIDDEN CITY.  Directed by Seret Scott, THE FORBIDDEN CITY’s cast of 11 will feature James T. Alfred, Spencer Scott Barros, Derrick Baskin, Kyle Beltran, and more.

Mabou Mines Presents the Work of 2020 SUITE/Space Artists Photo Mabou Mines Presents the Work of 2020 SUITE/Space Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020

Mabou Mines will present the work of the 2020 SUITE/Space Artists Christopher-Rashee Stevenson, Sean Devare, Shenny de Los Angeles and Sim Yan Ying 'YY' streaming live from October 22-31, 2020.

Court Theatre Announces Lineup for 2019-2020 Season of Free Spotlight Reading Series Photo Court Theatre Announces Lineup for 2019-2020 Season of Free Spotlight Reading Series
by Sarah Hookey - Aug 27, 2019

Court Theatre has announced the five plays that will be performed as part of its Spotlight Reading Series. Court's Spotlight Series endeavors to redefinea?'and ultimately expanda?'the canon of classic theatre by presenting readings of rarely produced plays by writers of color.


Bill Gunn Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bill Gunn been in?
Bill Gunn has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Bill Gunn been in?
Bill Gunn has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Bill Gunn written?
Bill Gunn has written 1 shows including Black Picture Show (Play).