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John Gassner

 
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[Broadway, 1948]
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A TOWN CALLED PROGRESS World Premiere to be Presented by Promethean Theatre Ensemble  Photo A TOWN CALLED PROGRESS World Premiere to be Presented by Promethean Theatre Ensemble in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2023

 Promethean Theatre Ensemble has announced dates and casting for its world premiere production of A TOWN CALLED PROGRESS, by Chicago playwright Trina Kakacek.

Lauren Gunderson's EMILIE; LA MARQUISE DU CHATALET DEFENDS HER LIFE TONIGHT to Have N Photo Lauren Gunderson's EMILIE; LA MARQUISE DU CHATALET DEFENDS HER LIFE TONIGHT to Have NYC Premiere at The Flea
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2023

Duende Productions will present the¬†New York Premiere¬†of¬†Emilie; La Marquise du Ch√Ętelet Defends Her Life Tonight¬†by¬†Lauren Gunderson at¬†The Flea Theater¬†April 6-30.¬†

Joriah Kwamé, Beth Malone & More to Join 11th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writer Photo Joriah Kwamé, Beth Malone & More to Join 11th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2023

Now celebrating its 11th anniversary, Goodspeed Musicals has announced the participants for the annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals which will be held January 31 - February 27 on the Goodspeed campus in East Haddam, Connecticut.

Atlantic Theater Company Announces Judith Champion Launch Commissions From Isabelle B Photo Atlantic Theater Company Announces Judith Champion Launch Commissions From Isabelle Barbier, Shayan Lotfi & a.k. payne
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its Judith Champion Launch Commissioning Program writers for 2023, Isabelle Barbier, Shayan Lotfi and a.k. payne.

Outer Critics Circle Awards Announces Dates and New Genderless Acting Categories Photo Outer Critics Circle Awards Announces Dates and New Genderless Acting Categories
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2023

The dates have been announced for the 2023 Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2022-2023 Broadway and Off-Broadway season, as well as the reconstruction of the acting categories.   

Kelli O'Hara & Brian d'Arcy James to Lead DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES World Premiere Music Photo Kelli O'Hara & Brian d'Arcy James to Lead DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES World Premiere Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere musical Days of Wine and Roses, adapted from the 1962 film and original 1958 teleplay. See who is starring the production, performance dates, and how to purchase tickets!

Atlantic Theater Extends CORNELIA STREET Starring George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Photo Atlantic Theater Extends CORNELIA STREET Starring George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 18, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has announced an extension for the world premiere musical Cornelia Street. The production, which will begin performances this Friday, January 20th and open on Tuesday, February 14th, will now play through Sunday, March 5th, Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2.

Cast Announced for World Premiere of ELYRIA at Atlantic Theater Company Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of ELYRIA at Atlantic Theater Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of Elyria, written by Deepa Purohit (Off-Broadway playwriting debut), and directed by Awoye Timpo (The Homecoming Queen).

Alexis Scheer Joins the Creative Team of BAD CINDERELLA Photo Alexis Scheer Joins the Creative Team of BAD CINDERELLA
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2023

Alexis Scheer has joined the creative team of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Cinderella! Scheer took to Twitter to share photos of her in rehearsal, script in hand!

George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in CORNELIA STREET World Photo George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in CORNELIA STREET World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere musical Cornelia Street, with a book by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens. Find out who is joining the cast, the performance schedule and how to get tickets.

John Gassner Videos

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2022

The Broadway play The Lehman Trilogy led the pack at the Outer Critics Circle Awards with six wins, including Outstanding New Broadway Play, followed by Kimberly Akimbo which earned four awards including Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical.

VIDEO: SLAVE PLAY Script Revisited in Jeremy O. Harris' 'Notes on Style' Videoplay
VIDEO: SLAVE PLAY Script Revisited in Jeremy O. Harris' 'Notes on Style'

by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2021

A new video has been released from Slave Play, and its playwright, Jeremy O. Harris, called 'Notes on Style.'

VIDEO: Aaron Sorkin Says He's Stressed About The Election on THE LATE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Aaron Sorkin Says He's Stressed About The Election on THE LATE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2020

James Corden connects with Aaron Sorkin a week from the 2020 election, and the two discuss all the variables that will likely keep a winner from being declared on election night. After talking about the importance of credible news media, James asks Aaron about the experience of making 'The Chicago 7.'

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Nikkole Salter on Coretta Sco Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Nikkole Salter on Coretta Scott King and Geraldine Whittington

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Nikkole Salter gives us a lesson on Coretta Scott King and Geraldine Whittington.

HOOKMAN Opens At CalRep This Week Videoplay
HOOKMAN Opens At CalRep This Week

by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019

Lauren Yee's Hookman is a horror fairytale brought to life by the trauma of sexual assault. a?oeYee is one of the most important new voices in American playwriting today; her recent LA productions of Cambodian Rock Band and King of the Yees showcase her brilliance in telling family dramas in virtuosic and comedic waysa??, says Artistic Director Jeff Janisheski.

The Studio Theatre Mounts STOP KISS Videoplay
The Studio Theatre Mounts STOP KISS

by Julie Musbach - Sep 5, 2018

In November, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the second production of its third season with the play Stop Kiss, by American Playwright Diana Son. An Outer Critics Circle Award and John Gassner Award nominee, this play set in 1998, examines the moving power of love against brutality.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY

by Alan Henry - Apr 10, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents the Tony Award-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County, based on the 1992 bestselling novel by Robert James Waller about love both lost and found. Set amidst the cornfields of Iowa in 1965, this passionate musical follows the unexpected affair of a devoted Italian-born housewife and a roving National Geographic photographer set over four sensual, heart-stirring days. Brilliantly adapted by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Secret Garden, The Color Purple) with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade), it captured the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical Score. The Bridges of Madison County, directed by TheatreWorks Artistic Director and founder Robert Kelley will be presented April 4 - 29, 2018 (opening night: April 7) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960.

BWW TV: THE WOLVES Take the Field in Highlights at Lincoln Center Theater Videoplay
BWW TV: THE WOLVES Take the Field in Highlights at Lincoln Center Theater

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater is bringing the critically-acclaimed, Drama Desk and Obie award-winning production of The Wolves, a new play by Sarah DeLappe, directed by Lila Neugebauer, to the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater this fall. The show is currently in previews for an opening on November 20, and BroadwayWorld has footage from the show below!

Tony Talk: Best Book, DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Steven Levenson!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2017

Steven Levenson has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for Dear Evan Hansen. This marks his first Tony nomination and win.

STAGE TUBE: Playwright Lauren Yee Visits Kansas City for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2016

Playwright Lauren Yee (King Of The Yees, The Hatmaker's Wife) recently visited Kansas City, MO to lead workshops with writers as part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program. Click below to watch her in action and hear her speak!