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Murray Schisgal Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Play

Murray Schisgal, Luv

Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Play

Murray Schisgal, Luv

Drama Desk Awards - 1963 - Best Playwright

Murray Schisgal , The Typists/The Tiger

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1963 - Best New Playwright

Murray Schisgal, The Typists/ The Tiger

Murray Schisgal News


LaMaMa to Present the World Premiere of THE MULBERRY TREE in February

Directed by Alexandra Aron, The Mulberry Tree will have its world premiere at La MaMa ETC. Learn how to purchase tickets!

THE PORTABLE DOROTHY PARKER Comes to Adelaide in February

Grove Productions, Fringe Management LLC and Adelaide’s Joanne Hartstone will present the Australian premiere season of the acclaimed US production, The Portable Dorothy Parker, from 13 February to 17 March at The Arch, Holden Street Theatres, Hindmarsh.

The Filigree Theatre's Second Show Of The Season PHOTOGRAPH 51 To Play Factory On 5th

The second show in The Filigree Theatre's special Fifth Anniversary Season, “Photograph 51,” written by Anna Ziegler, will start Thursday, Jan. 25 and continue through Sunday, Jan. 28 starting at 8 p.m. each night, with a 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, at the Factory on 5th (3409 E. 5th St., Austin, TX 78702).

The Filigree Theatre Unveils the Cast For PHOTOGRAPH 51

The Filigree Theatre has revealed the full cast list for 'Photograph 51' happening Jan. 25-28 & Feb. 1-4. Get all the details here!

Leslie Epstein's KING OF THE JEWS Starring Richard Topol Begins Performances TONIGHT at HERE Arts Center

Don't miss the Off Broadway debut of LESLIE EPSTEIN'S - KING OF THE JEWS at HERE Arts Center. The controversial adaptation of Epstein's novel is set in Poland, 1939, and follows a group of Jews forced to govern their own lives during the German occupation.

Richard Topol & More to Star in KING OF THE JEWS Off-Broadway Premiere

Discover the Off-Broadway debut of 'KING OF THE JEWS,' a compelling stage adaptation of Leslie Epstein's controversial novel. Immerse yourself in this thought-provoking production that confronts themes of identity, religion, and power. Don't miss your chance to experience this powerful theatrical event.

Filigree Theatre Unveils Fifth Anniversary Season at Factory on 5th, Starting with ANTIGONE in October

Austin-based independent theatre company, The Filigree Theatre, are back with their Fifth Anniversary Season entitled 'The Woman in the Story,' beginning with their Fall production of 'Antigone,' written by Sophocles and adapted by David Rush.

THE PORTABLE DOROTHY PARKER Come to Edinburgh Fringe

The year is 1943; the place, a New York City hotel apartment. Dorothy Parker—writer, poet, screenwriter, critic, wit—is not happy. Viking Press is about to publish a collection of Dorothy's poems and short stories, and an editor is about to show up at her door.

Have Any Broadway Plays Ever Closed Before They Opened?

This month, the reader question was: Have any Broadway plays ever closed before they opened?

Austin Based Filigree Theatre Announces Next Production In 2022-2023 Season, FIRE IN DREAMLAND

Austin-based independent theatre company, The Filigree Theatre, announces the dates for the next production in their “By The Sea” season titled “Fire in Dreamland.” Opening weekend will run from Thursday, Feb. 2 to Sunday, Feb. 5, starting at 8 p.m. each night at the Factory on 5th (3409 E 5th St., Austin, TX 78702). The show will then run the following Thursday - Sunday evenings at 8 p.m., closing on Sunday, Feb. 12.

L'AMOUR `A PASSY Comes to A.R.T. Next Month

France's support of the nascent United States in 1778 is one of the great diplomatic triumphs of history, credited to the ambassadorial team of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. An exciting backstory to this miracle of statecraft is the platonic affair between Franklin and the flamboyant, beautiful Madame Brillon (Anne-Louise Hardancourt Brillon de Jouy).

World-Acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand Releases New Book SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON STAGE

For the first time ever, Ronald Rand allows us to enter into his two-hour transformation as he embodies 79-year-old Harold Clurman, the 'Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' as he brings him to life in his world-acclaimed solo play, LET IT BE ART! performing in 25 countries and twenty states.

BWW Review: What's Gonna Happen is a Hilarious Time: TOOTSIE at the Hippodrome

In the oft-repeated words of the character Sandy, sung in a hilarious patter-fest at strategic points in the musical of Tootsie, playing this week only at the Hippodrome, 'I know what's going to happen.' What's going to happen is that you will attend the show and have an uproarious good time.

Ronald Rand Stars in LET IT BE ART! At Greece's International Festival

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand, during his 20th year touring around the world to 25 countries will perform at the Theatre of Changes' 17th International Festival of Making Theater in his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! as Harold Clurman, 'the Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' on August 2nd at Theatre of Change, 19a Tritus Septemuriou Street in Athens, Greece.

Registration Now Open For National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's SOUL TO SOUL

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) production of Soul to Soul, the electrifying and emotionally captivating theatrical concert that explores the parallels between African American and Jewish music, will be presented virtually this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Broadway Books: 10 Books on Playwriting to Read While Staying Inside!

We've rounded up 10 of our favorite books on playwriting! Looking to learn about playwriting, this is the place to start!

Food For Thought Productions Brings Live Theater Back to NYC

Food For Thought Productions, the award-winning theatre company, which began life in September 2000, may be the answer to the questiona?"How do you provide live theatre during a time when we are told to isolate and keep a distance?

Bergen County Players Presents THE TYPISTS

Bergen County Players, one of America's longest-running little theater companies, will conclude its successful 86th season with a limited engagement of Murray Schisgal's one-act comedy drama The Typists. Under the direction of Jerry Pettinati, The Typists will run June 8th and June 9th at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell. Show times will be Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office at 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell during regular box office hours.

BWW Interview: Leslie Darcy and Nick Pascarella to star in THE TYPISTS at Bergen County Playhouse

Leslie Darcy and Nick Pascarella to star in The Typists at Bergen County Playhouse

THE TYPISTS Comes to Bergen County Players

Bergen County Players, one of America's longest-running little theater companies, will conclude its successful 86th season with a limited engagement of Muray Shisgal's one-act comedy drama The Typists. Under the direction of Jerry Pettinati, The Typists will run June 8th and June 9th at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell. Show times will be Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office at 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell during regular box office hours.

Murray Schisgal FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Murray Schisgal has written 5 shows including A Way of Life (Playwright), Luv (Playwright), Jimmy Shine (Playwright), An American Millionaire (Playwright), All Over Town (Playwright).

Murray Schisgal has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding New American Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "All Over Town." He also received nominations for Best Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards and the Tony Awards for his play "Luv." Additionally, he was nominated for Best Playwright at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Typists/The Tiger" and for Best New Playwright at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Typists/The Tiger."

Murray Schisgal has won the Best Playwright award at the Drama Desk Awards for his play The Typists/The Tiger. He has also won the Best New Playwright award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same play.

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