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Mel Gussow

 
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Date of Birth: December 19, 1933
Date of Death: April 29, 2005 (71)
 

 

Mel Gussow Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 1975 - Obie Committee Gold Star
Mel Gussow
 
Obie Awards - 1973 - Obie Committee Gold Star
Mel Gussow

Mel Gussow News

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Passing of Founding Member Ernest Abuba Photo Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Passing of Founding Member Ernest Abuba
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre announced today the passing of founding member and company senior artist Ernest Abuba, the award-winning actor, playwright, screenwriter, and director on stage, film, and television, following a brief illness.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces NUWORKS 2022 Experimental Series Photo Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces NUWORKS 2022 Experimental Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present NuWorks 2022, the annual experimental series of self-created work from innovative and diverse artists exploring an eclectic range of genres and techniques using poetry, text, dance and music.

LOVE LETTERS Comes to the Hatbox This Month Photo LOVE LETTERS Comes to the Hatbox This Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney was nominated in 1990 for a Pulitzer Prize in Drama. It follows the ever-changing relationship of Andrew and Melissa through 50-plus years of correspondence, starting at age 6 in first grade.

Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74 Photo Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021

Stage Director George Ferencz (1947-2021), passed away on September 14 following a long illness according to his wife of 35 years, Sally Lesser. For over a half century, Ferencz was a beloved fixture of New York’s Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre scenes.

VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Photo VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will present a virtual presentation to announce the 2021 winner of one of the most prestigious playwriting awards, and the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights, today, April 7, 2021 at 3pm EST/ 8pm BST. Tune in right here at BroadwayWorld to watch the presentation, hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner (1983) Marsha Norman.

EgoPo Classic Theater Announces Beckett's ROCKABY Photo EgoPo Classic Theater Announces Beckett's ROCKABY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2021

EgoPo Classic Theater has announced the cast for their live solo-audience, walk-up window production of Samuel Beckett’s intensive 10-minute classic, Rockaby. EgoPo’s version of this famed, one-woman show welcomes a powerhouse trio of Cathy Simpson, Melanie Julian, and Karen Vicks.

Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Photo Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for 2021 for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights.

TWO CAN PLAY Begins at New Federal Theatre February 27 Photo TWO CAN PLAY Begins at New Federal Theatre February 27
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2020

From February 27 to April 5, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will celebrate both Black History Month and Women's History Month with an Off-Broadway production of 'Two Can Play' by Trevor Rhone, directed by Clinton Turner Davis, at Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street. 

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Su Photo Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights.

New Federal Theatre Revives Trevor Rhone's TWO CAN PLAY for Black History Month and W Photo New Federal Theatre Revives Trevor Rhone's TWO CAN PLAY for Black History Month and Women's History Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2020

From February 27 to March 29, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre will celebrate both Black History Month and Women's History Month with an Off-Broadway production of 'Two Can Play' by Trevor Rhone, directed by Clinton Turner Davis, at Castillo Theater, 543 West 42nd Street. In this two-act comedy, Gloria and Jim, a lower middle-class couple in Kingston, try their wildest schemes to escape gun crime and establish residence in the United States. They survive because they learn to communicate and rediscover each other. Playwright Trevor Rhone was the artistic giant of Jamaican theater. The play celebrates the pent-up need for self-discovery and personal development in Jamaican women, a theme which is also universal. Director is Clinton Turner Davis, who helmed the comedy's New York premiere in 1985.

Mel Gussow Videos

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at A LIFE IN THE THEATRE
by Robert Diamond - Oct 11, 2010

The Broadway premiere of David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre, starring Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight began previews on September 21st, 2010 and officially opens on Tuesday, October 12th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 W. 45th St.). Its limited engagement will play through January 2nd, 2011. The b-roll has just been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek - A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Meet the Press!
by Robert Diamond - Aug 27, 2010

The Broadway premiere of David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre, starring Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight will begin previews on September 21st, 2010 and officially open on Tuesday, October 12th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 W. 45th St.). Its limited engagement will play through January 2nd, 2011. The show's two stars and director met the press on August 25th and Broadway Beat was there!


Mel Gussow Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Mel Gussow been nominated for?
Obie Committee (Obie Awards) and Obie Committee (Obie Awards) .

What awards has Mel Gussow won?
Obie Committee (Obie Awards)and Obie Committee (Obie Awards).