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Director Molly Smith, Rosalynn Carter, President Jimmy Carter, producer Gerald Rafshoon and playwright Lawrence Wright

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Playwright Lawrence Wright and cast member Richard Thomas (as Jimmy Carter) are greeted by Rosalynn Carter and President Jimmy Carter following the opening night curtain call

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Playwright Lawrence Wright, director Molly Smith, Executive Producer Edgar Dobie and producer Gerald Rafshoon

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President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter join the company of Camp David onstage for the opening night curtain call at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (L to R) Cast member Richard Thomas (as Jimmy Carter), playwright Lawrence Wright,

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Lawrence Wright News

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith to Retire in 2023 Photo Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith to Retire in 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater today announced that Artistic Director Molly Smith has decided to retire in July of 2023. The Arena Stage Board of Trustees will conduct a nationwide search to appoint a new Artistic Director to build on the pioneering legacy of Smith and Arena’s Founder Zelda Fichandler.

VIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo VIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2022

Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the National Tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. The tour will begin performances next month at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.

BWW Review: Arena Stage's Confused CHANGE AGENT Photo BWW Review: Arena Stage's Confused CHANGE AGENT
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 5, 2022

Change Agent is a play based on historical events, in this case the life of American painter Mary Pinchot Meyer (Andrea Abello) and her relationship with President John F. Kennedy (Luis Vega). The two meet at a college dance in 1936, continually run into each other at major world events, such as in San Francisco at the founding of the United Nations in 1945, and develop a friendship and then relationship culminating during Kennedy's presidency.

Original Cast and Creative Team Return For CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage Photo Original Cast and Creative Team Return For CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

As Fidel Castro ponders on how to move his country forward, his political partner, Celia S√°nchez, is never far from his side. Imbued with magical realism, Celia and Fidel is the dynamic story of radical change in Cuba featuring the country's most notorious political figure and Cuba's most influential female revolutionary.

The Wittliff Collections Announces New Date For Inaugural Festival Photo The Wittliff Collections Announces New Date For Inaugural Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2020

The Wittliff Collections, an internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film and music, announce the new date for The Wittliff Collections Festival, a fundraising event celebrating the unbridled imagination of Texas, Mexico and the Southwest.

KINGDOM OF SILENCE Documentary Free Today on Showtime Photo KINGDOM OF SILENCE Documentary Free Today on Showtime
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 2, 2020

SHOWTIME has released the new documentary KINGDOM OF SILENCE for free online sampling.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for KINGDOM OF SILENCE on Showtime Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for KINGDOM OF SILENCE on Showtime
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2020

SHOWTIME announced today it will premiere the Showtime Documentary Film KINGDOM OF SILENCE, exploring the complicated dynamic between the United States and Saudi Arabia.

The Wittliff Collections Announces Limited Free Public Seating For Inaugural Festival Photo The Wittliff Collections Announces Limited Free Public Seating For Inaugural Festival Panel Discussions
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

The Wittliff Collections, an internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film and music, announces the availability of limited complimentary public seating at four panel discussions that are part of The Wittliff Collections Festival, taking place April 18, 2020. The panel discussions will be held at the W Austin Hotel (200 Lavaca St., Austin, Texas 78701) from 8:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Public seating will be released ten minutes prior to the start of each panel, and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents the world premiere of Eduardo Machado's (Havana Is Waiting, The Cook) Celia and Fidel. It's 1980 and Cuba is dealing with a failing economy. As Fidel Castro ponders on how to move his country forward, his political partner, Celia Sánchez, is never far from his side. Imbued with magical realism, Celia and Fidel is the dynamic story of radical change in Cuba featuring the country's most notorious political figure and Cuba's most influential female revolutionary. Directed by Molly Smith, Celia and Fidel runs February 28 through April 12, 2020 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle.

The Wittliff Collections Announces Limited Tables-for-Two For Inaugural Festival Photo The Wittliff Collections Announces Limited Tables-for-Two For Inaugural Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2020

The Wittliff Collections, an internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film and music, announces a limited availability of a?oeDate-Nighta?? tables-for-two for their inaugural Festival, taking place April 18, 2020. Just in time for Valentine's Day, these intimate Date-Night Tables are priced at $1,000 and include gala seating for two at ACL Live at the Moody Theater, access to two full bars and a buffet dinner on the mezzanine level, a chance to bid on silent and live auction items, and a great view of the program, which will include an acoustic performance by Robert Earl Keen and Ray Benson. The Wittliff Collections will host this debut festival in Austin, Texas, with a one-day event celebrating the unbridled imagination of Texas, Mexico and the Southwest. For information on attending the Festival and sponsorship opportunities, email here.

Lawrence Wright Videos

VIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VideoVIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2022

Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the National Tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. The tour will begin performances next month at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for KINGDOM OF SILENCE on Showtime VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for KINGDOM OF SILENCE on Showtime
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2020

SHOWTIME announced today it will premiere the Showtime Documentary Film KINGDOM OF SILENCE, exploring the complicated dynamic between the United States and Saudi Arabia.

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Get A Look At CLEO At The Alley Theatre VideoVIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Get A Look At CLEO At The Alley Theatre
by Alan Henry - Apr 23, 2018

Set during the filming of the disastrous 1963 movie Cleopatra, Cleo is the story of the scandalous romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Now Through Aproil 29 . Tickets at alleytheatre.org

BWW TV: Get a First Listen to 'Grateful' From the World Premiere of SNOW CHILD VideoBWW TV: Get a First Listen to 'Grateful' From the World Premiere of SNOW CHILD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is now hosting the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Watch the video below for a preview of the song 'Grateful'!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jeff Daniels Stars in Hulu's THE LOOMING TOWER VideoVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jeff Daniels Stars in Hulu's THE LOOMING TOWER
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 20, 2017

In the featurette, acclaimed producers and stars of the series describe how the series will be an untold story of the long road to 9/11.

VIDEO: Bill Maher Talks Dolce & Gabanna, Crazy Political Correctness, and More
by Sally Henry Fuller - Mar 28, 2015

Television personality Bill Maher recently addressed liberals who have deviated from portions of the liberal agenda, including Dolce and Gabanna who do not support gay marriage. Maher says he thinks liberals need to lighten up, saying, 'What is the point in attacking people who are 95% on your side?' Check out the clip below!

VIDEO: New Trailer for HBO Scientology Doc 'GOING CLEAR'
by Movies News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

The HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMS presentation GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF, directed by Oscar winner Alex Gibney (HBO's 'Taxi to the Dark Side' and 'Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God'), will debut in prime time SUNDAY, MARCH 29 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, with an encore the next night, Monday, March 30 at 9:00 p.m. Click below to watch a trailer!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Berkeley Rep's FALLACI World Premiere
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. It is a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci is currently in previews in the Roda Theatre and opens March 13, running through April 21. Below, check out a sneak peek at FALLACI, Berkeley Rep's new world premiere about one of the first rock stars of modern journalism!

VIDEO: America Reassesses the Penny on Last Night's COLBERT REPORT
by - Feb 7, 2013

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, surprising candidate runs for Congress, America reassesses the penny, and Lawrence Wright promotes his book, "Going Clear." Check out clips from last night's show below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - WORKAHOLICS, KROLL SHOW, BRO-DEPENDENT on Comedy Central Tonight!
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 6, 2013

On tonight's all-new episode of Comedy Central's "WORKAHOLICS at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, the dudes become obsessed with betting on high school sports. On "KROLL SHOW", titled "Too Much Tuna," at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT Gil Faizon (Kroll) and George St. Geegland (John Mulaney) play a prank.