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Dorothy Silver was born as Dorothy nee Greenbaum. She is an actress, known for Love & Other Drugs (2010), Old Fashioned (2014) and The Shawshank Redemption (1994).

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[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director

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Review: BLACK NATIVITY at Karma In Partnership With Cleveland Play House

What did our critic think of BLACK NATIVITY at Karma In Partnership With Cleveland Play House? Langston Hughes, the author of BLACK NATIVITY, now on stage at the Allen Theatre, in a joint production between Karamu, the country’s oldest black producing theater and the Cleveland Play House, the nation’s first resident company, was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist.

World Premiere of EXIT WOUNDS by Wendy Graf to be Presented at International City Theatre in August

How do you find redemption when someone you love has committed a terrible crime? International City Theatre will present a powerful and moving new play by Wendy Graf. I

Review: THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN at Karamu

What did our critic think of THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN at Karamu? It's been called '...[a] sharp and tasty new musical...charming...as the show ingeniously turns professional perkiness, the lifeblood of the American musical, into a funny, poignant comment on ethnic self-denial.'

THE LITTLE SISTERS OF LITTLETON Comes To Palace Theater, Waterbury

Dorothy Lyman, Sachi Parker, Don Striano featured in THE LITTLE SISTERS OF LITTLETON, kicking off Gracewell Productions' Table Reading Series at the Palace Theater, Waterbury

BWW Tribute: THE PASSING OF DOROTHY SILVER, GRANDE DAME OF CLEVELAND THEATRE

Dorothy Silver, the 'grande dame' of Cleveland theatre, noted for her talent, charm, grace and compassion, once said of herself, 'I've been letting myself grow old for years. I'm very confident in my age. Also, it helps me be competitive in getting many stage and film roles, since so many older actresses try to take years off their age.'

Cleveland Theatre Legend Dorothy Silver Dies at 92

Silver was a winner of the Cleveland Arts Prize, and was involved with Karamu House for 21 years as an actor, assistant director, and then a resident guest director. She also served as the cultural arts director at the former Jewish Community Center on Mayfield Road in Cleveland Heights for 12 years.

BWW Review: ROY BERKO: HERE AND THERE IN CLEVELAND ENTERTAINMENT at Cleveland Area

Beck Center has a sterling reputation of cultivating talented performers who go on to success in hit Broadway shows and associated tours. Some of the theatre's alums will perform in a virtual engagement which runs March 5 to March 28, 2021, as part of Beck Center for the Arts' 87th Professional Theater Season.

BWW Preview: KEVIN MOORE, Managing Director of CPH, has died, Theatre in the Circle, TMTP and Beck go virtual, Dorothy Silver to brighten the small screen, and more...

It is with great shock and sadness that Cleveland Play House shared the news of the passing of Managing Director Kevin Moore. On Saturday, October 24th, Kevin tragically died possibly due to a pulmonary embolism or heart attack. He was 59 years old.

Virtual Premiere of UNEMPLOYED ELEPHANTS- A LOVE STORY Set for Hollywood Fringe

A chance meeting in an airport lounge leads to a Burmese odyssey and a search for a missing monk... and maybe love. John Lacey directs the 'virtual premiere' of Unemployed Elephants-A Love Story, a romantic comedy by Wendy Graf (No Word in Guyanese for Me, Exit Wounds).

Ensemble Theatre Continues Its 40th Anniversary Season With KINDERTRANSPORT

Ensemble Theatre continues its 40th Anniversary Season::Dedicated to Ensemble Founder Lucia Colombi, this season will focus on 'Making Her Story'!All shows are written by women, directed by women, and starring women, celebrating the immeasurable contribution of women to theatre everywhere!  

BWW Review: Compelling INTIMATE APPAREL at Ensemble

Lynn Nottage is an African American multi-prize-winning playwright. A rare and important theatrical voice, she is noted for her lyric and powerfully expressive use of language and her examining the plight of marginalized people.

Keen Company Announces 2019 Playwrights Lab Readings And The Lab Playwrights For 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced his plans for Keen's Playwrights Lab, including readings from this year's participants as well as the playwrights for the 2020 Lab.

Playwright Wendy Graf Named Gold Medallion Winner by Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative

Playwright Wendy Graf has been named the inaugural Gold Medallion winner by theMoss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative for her play Exit Wounds.

BWW Review: Local Playwright Eric Coble's THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN at Karma

Cleveland Height resident Eric Coble is the area's most prolific and successful contemporary playwright. His scripts have been produced locally, as well as on- and off -Broadway, and at a significant number of national theaters.

Karen Hartman And Kenny Leon's GOOD FAITH Completes Yale Rep's 18-19 Lineup

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present the world premiere of GOOD FAITH: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department, a new play by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019.

BWW Review: BWW-CLE Professional Theater Tributes--2018

Greater Cleveland is blessed with a vital theater scene. It the purpose of BROADWAY WORLD.COM-PROFESSIONAL CLEVELAND THEATER TRIBUTES (BWW-CLE Theater Tributes), to recognize theatrical experiences that, in the subjective view of this reviewer deserve special recognition.

Yale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny Leon

Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7.

Photo Flash: Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative Winners Receive L.A. Productions

Two new character-driven relationship plays, both by award-winning women writers and both inspired by events currently at the forefront of our national consciousness, beat out 1241 other submissions in the inaugural Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative. Hart NPI artistic director Christopher Hart will direct Silver Medallion-winning plays Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer, opening Nov. 9, and Exit Wounds by Wendy Graf, opening Nov. 16, atGrove Theater Center in Burbank, where the two plays will continue to run in repertory through Dec. 16. One will be named the Gold Medallion winner and open on March 13, 2019 for a six-week, off-Broadway run in the 196-seat "Theater A" at 59E59 Theaters in New York City.

Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative 'Silver Medallion' Winners Get L.A. Productions

Two new character-driven relationship plays, both by award-winning women writers and both inspired by events currently at the forefront of our national consciousness, beat out 1241 other submissions in the inaugural Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative. Hart NPI artistic director Christopher Hart will direct Silver Medallion-winning plays Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer, opening Nov. 9, and Exit Wounds by Wendy Graf, opening Nov. 16, at Grove Theater Center in Burbank, where the two plays will continue to run in repertory through Dec. 16. One will be the named the Gold Medallion winner and open on March 13, 2019 for a six-week, off-Broadway run in the 196-seat "Theater A" at 59E59 Theaters in New York City.

BWW Review: Dobama's JOHN Too Much To Do About Nothing

Annie Baker is the author of 'The Flick,' which had an award-winning production at Dobama last March (e.g., Cleveland Critics Circle and Broadwayworld.com recognitions). That script was clever, thought-provoking and generally mesmerizing.

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