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George Jean Nathan

Date of Death: April 08, 1958

Birth Place: Ft. Wayne, IN, USA

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Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells Will Reunite on Broadway in GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!

Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells are set to reunite on Broadway for the first time in over a decade for Gutenberg! The Musical!, written by Tony and Emmy Award® nominees Scott Brown and Anthony King, and directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers. We have all the details!

The Segal Theatre to Host Book Talk with Avra Sidiropoulou Next Week

The Segal Theatre will host a book talk with theatre scholar and director Avra Sidiropoulou discussing her latest publication Staging 21st Century Tragedies. Τheatre, Politics, and Global Crisis (Routledge 2022).

The New Yorker's Vinson Cunningham Wins 2021-22 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism

Vinson Cunningham, a theatre critic at The New Yorker magazine, has been named winner of the 2021-22 George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. The award comes with a $10,000 prize and commemorative trophy.

Theatre For A New Audience Presents EXPERIMENTAL WORKSHOPS/EXPLORING THE HISTORIES Beginning This Week

Theatre for a New Audience  presents EXPERIMENTAL WORKSHOPS/EXPLORING THE HISTORIES.  Performances run January 26-February 5, 2023.

Theatre Critic and Artist Michael Feingold Passes Away At Age 77

Esteemed theatre critic and artist, Michael Feingold has passed away. He was 77 years old.

Theatre Critic Helen Shaw to Depart Vulture, and Joins The New Yorker Next Month

Theatre critic Helen Shaw is departing from her position at Vulture/New York this week, and taking up a new job at The New Yorker!

TFANA's Production of WEDDING BAND Starring Brittany Bradford, Thomas Sadoski & More Has Been Extended

TFANA has extended the run of Alice Childress’s Wedding Band, directed by Awoye Timpo, to May 22. (The production, which began previews April 28—postponed from an original date of April 23 due to two COVID-19 cases—was formerly set to close May 15).

TFANA to Present Alice Childress's WEDDING BAND

TFANA will present Alice Childress’s Wedding Band. Director Awoye Timpo’s new staging, running April 23–May 15, brings Childress’s masterpiece to New York audiences for the first time since 1972, when it made its New York premiere in a production directed by Childress and Joseph Papp.

Bonnie Marannca to Join SEGAL TALKS to Discuss New Book

The Segal Book Talks series will be joined in conversation by Bonnie Marranca about her new book, Timelines: Writings and Conversations, as part of the Segal Center's Fall 2021 Book Talk Series. Moderated by Frank Hentschker, Director, MESTC, The Graduate Center CUNY.

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival Announces its 16th Season

The 2021 lineup will be produced and performed by artists from Cape Cod, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Champaign-Urbana, and New Orleans. The Festival's roster of live performances will be complemented during Festival week by workshops, parties, and educational programming to celebrate the enduring inspiration of America's great playwright.

THE FATAL WEAKNESS by George Kelly to Conclude Mint Theater's Silver Lining Streaming Series

Mint Theater Company will conclude the highly popular Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of The Fatal Weakness by George Kelly, beginning Monday May 17th, and continuing through June 27th.

Nick Blaemire, Brian Eugenio Herrera, and Dan Domingues Announced for KEEN AFTER HOURS

Keen Company has announced new guests for upcoming evenings of the popular FREE event, Keen After Hours: Brian Eugenio Herrera on March 15th, Nick Blaemire on March 22nd and Dan Domingues on March 29th, joining the previously announced Thomas Jay Ryan (March 1st) and Jennifer Ashley Tepper (March 8th). Keen After Hours is free and open to all. 

Celebrating Black History Month: SHUFFLE ALONG Shuffles to Broadway in 2016

Based on the original book of the 1921 musical revue Shuffle Along, the story focuses on the challenges of mounting the original production of Shuffle Along and its effect on Broadway and race relations.

The Drama League Announces Formation of Directors Council Featuring Daniel Banks, Melia Bensussen and More

The Drama League has announced the formation of its first Directors Council, featuring nationally-renowned directors Daniel Banks, Melia Bensussen, Christopher Burris, Jillian Carucci, Jennifer Chang, Desdemona Chiang, R.J. Cutler, Estefanía Fadul, Raz Golden, Brian Eugenio Herrera, Adam Immerwahr, Gwynn MacDonald, Tony Phelan and more.

Sara Holdren Is Coming To Epic's THE DRAG

Epic Theatre Company has announced that the third episode of 'The Drag' will feature Sara Holdren.

Soraya Nadia McDonald is This Year's Winner of the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism

Soraya Nadia McDonald is the winner of this year's George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. McDonald is the cultural critic for The Undefeated, and her writing focuses on the subject of race in American Theater.

Theatre Critic John Simon Has Passed Away at 94

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that theatre critic John Simon has passed away at the age of 94.

New York Magazine/Vulture Names Helen Shaw New Theatre Critic

New York Magazine editor-in-chief David Haskell announced today that Helen Shaw (@Helen_E_Shaw) is joining New York and its entertainment site Vulture as theater critic. An award-winning writer and critic, Shaw will write reviews and related cultural commentary. She begins her new role on October 15.

Sara Holdren Announced As Artistic Director Of Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford

Sara Holdren has been named as the Artistic Director of Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford. SA@S a six-week summer theater program that uniquely combines rigorous training, ensemble collaboration, and the opportunity to rehearse and perform two Shakespeare plays in repertory on the grounds of the iconic American Festival Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, Connecticut.

Kathleen Chalfant, Dee Pelletier, and George Bartenieff to Feature in IMAGINE: YEMEN AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS

Imagine: Yemen - An Evening of New Short Plays featuring Tony Award nominee and two-time Obie Award winner Kathleen Chalfant (For Peter Pan on Her Seventieth Birthday, Angels in America, Wit), Dee Pelletier(August: Osage County), Drama Desk and four-time Obie Award winner George Bartenieff (Zoo Story, Krapp's Last Tape) plays one-night-only, Monday, June 25 at 7PM at The Irene Diamond Stage, The Pershing Square Signature Center


George Jean Nathan has written 1 shows including The Eternal Mystery (Playwright).

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