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Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
 

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Playwrights Horizons Extends World Premiere of CORSICANA Photo Playwrights Horizons Extends World Premiere of CORSICANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

Playwrights Horizons has extended Will Arbery’s Corsicana, directed by Tony winner Sam Gold, one week, to July 17, due to popular demand. The world premiere production opened Wednesday, June 22.

Playwrights Horizons to Present the World Premiere of Will Arbery's CORSICANA Photo Playwrights Horizons to Present the World Premiere of Will Arbery's CORSICANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present Will Arbery’s Corsicana, directed by Sam Gold, June 2–July 10 (opening June 22) in the Mainstage Theater. In Corsicana, a small city in Texas, a woman with Down syndrome named Ginny and her half-brother Christopher are unmoored in the wake of their mother’s death.

BWW Feature: Dorian Woodruff - The Complete Aesthete Photo BWW Feature: Dorian Woodruff - The Complete Aesthete
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 3, 2021

Dorian Woodruff opens STUDIO MUSICIAN: THE MUSIC OF MANILOW November 5th for a four-night run at Pangea

BWW Previews: AUNTIE at Script2Stage2Screen Photo BWW Previews: AUNTIE at Script2Stage2Screen
by Stan Jenson - Oct 19, 2021

Script2Stage2Screen (S2S2S) kicks off their 2021-22 season with a staged reading of Auntie October 22 and 23.  The dramedy centers around Patrick Dennis’s Auntie Marion who claims that she was the inspiration for his most famous work, Auntie Mame, even though he consistently denies it.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: MAME se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY: MAME se estrenaba en Broadway
by Nuria Pedret - May 24, 2021

La obra se estrenĂł con Angela Lansbury y Bea Arthur en el Winter Garden Theatre en 1966

MAME Starring Lucille Ball, PRIVATE LIVES, and More Holiday Classics Available to Str Photo MAME Starring Lucille Ball, PRIVATE LIVES, and More Holiday Classics Available to Stream in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020

Get your holiday theater fix this season, with the streaming premiere of Peter Rothestein's All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 on December 15th. Cozy up with other holiday favorites, including Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, The Royal Ballet's The Nutcracker, Goes Wrong Show: The Spirit of Christmas and more.

Bucks County Playhouse Cancels 2020 Summer Season; Announces 2020 Subscriptions to be Photo Bucks County Playhouse Cancels 2020 Summer Season; Announces 2020 Subscriptions to be Used in 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2020

In response to the continuing coronavirus pandemic and with the knowledge that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's reopening of Southeastern Pennsylvania is still pending, the historic Bucks County Playhouse has announced it will cancel its 2020 Summer Season.

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Playwright and Acto Photo BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Special Guest, Playwright and Actor Charles Busch!
by Ben Rimalower - Mar 23, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Tony-nominated director and actor Charles Busch about the soundtrack to the 1983 film 'Yentl.' They also discuss Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Linda Lavin, Julie Halston, Patrick Dennis, 'Mame,' Michael Tanner, Tom Judson, Dick Gallagher, Lucie Arnaz, Lorna Luft, Michael Vollbracht, 'The Women,' Carl Andress, Lynne Meadow, Tony Roberts, Paul Newman, Sasha Velour, Bianca Del Rio, Stephen Sondheim, and Michele Lee. Charles talks about his career in and out of drag, as well as the difference between downtown and mainstream theater. Charles is the author of a number of fabulous plays, many of which he starred in, including 'Vampire Lesbians of Sodom,' 'Psycho Beach Party,' and his most recent, 'The Confession of Lily Dare.' His 2000 hit play, 'The Tale of the Allergist's Wife,' ran on Broadway and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play.

Musical Theatre West Presents Jerry Herman's MAME Photo Musical Theatre West Presents Jerry Herman's MAME
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings Jerry Herman's musical masterpiece Mame to Southern California for a three-week run at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center March 27 a?" April 12.  Based on the novel, Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis and the play Auntie Mame by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, Mame lavishly delivers one of theater's all-time great heroines in a brassy, tuneful, hilarious and touching fashion.  Tickets are available at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999, or at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office.  Tickets start at $20.

BWW Review:  AUNTIE MAME SENDS AN ODE TO CLASSICS, PROVES TO BE A BUMPY BUT NONETHELE Photo BWW Review: AUNTIE MAME SENDS AN ODE TO CLASSICS, PROVES TO BE A BUMPY BUT NONETHELESS ENTERTAINING ROMP at CARROLLWOOD PLAYERS THEATRE
by Drew Eberhard - Jan 20, 2020

Auntie Mame not to be confused with Mame the popular musical version tells the story of the life of Mame Dennis and her orphaned nephew Patrick over the course of 18 years of time. Mame Dennis a swinging and very progressive woman with a zest/zeal for the finer things in life is left to be the guardian of her late brothers young boy. Teaching the boy about the finer things in life and a laundry list of new vocabulary Mame leaves nothing to the imagination for this young boy to be brought up in a world unlike that of which he's known. The script by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is based on the novel by Patrick Dennis; which lends itself to some funny, touching, and endearing moments.

Patrick Dennis Videos

VIDEO: Paige Davis Leads the Cast of North Shore's MAME Videoplay
VIDEO: Paige Davis Leads the Cast of North Shore's MAME

by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2018

MAME starring Paige Davis is now playing at North Shore Music Theatre thru June 17, 2018. Check out the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Louise Pitre in Goodspeed's MAME- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 7 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of May 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you full performance highlights below!

BWW TV: First Look at Louis Pitre in Goodspeed's MAME ; Performs 'Bosom Buddies'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 7 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of May 9, 2012. The first clip of this exciting production has been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Pitre in 'Bosom Buddies' below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Inside MAME Dress Rehearsal with Louise Pitre!
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals will 'coax the blues right out ‘a the horn' with its much-anticipated new production of MAME. The bold and brassy musical comedy will runs now through July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 9, 2012.] Check out a sneak peek into last night's - April 28 - dress rehearsal for MAME. Watch the video below!


Patrick Dennis Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Patrick Dennis written?
Patrick Dennis has written 2 shows including Little Me (Source Material), Mame (Source Material).