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Preston Sturges

 
Preston Sturges Headshot
Date of Birth: August 29, 1898
Date of Death: August 06, 1959 (60)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1928
Lawrence Binnings

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1953]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1929]
Producer

Writing

Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright
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Preston Sturges News

Meet The Artist Readings Announced at Vivid Stage Photo Meet The Artist Readings Announced at Vivid Stage
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Vivid Stage, formerly Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, will present its annual Meet the Artist new play reading series on Wednesdays, May 4, 11, 18 and 25. All readings will take place at the Oakes Center at 7:30 pm.

VIDEO: Lesli Linka Glatter Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS Photo VIDEO: Lesli Linka Glatter Announces Today's AFI Movie Club Pick SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 13, 2020

Lesli Linka Glatter announces today's AFI Movie Club selection: SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS.

The New York Asian Film Foundation And SVA Theatre Announce Lineup For New York Asian Photo The New York Asian Film Foundation And SVA Theatre Announce Lineup For New York Asian Film Festival Winter Showcase 2020
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2020

The New York Asian Film Festival ushers in the new decade with the second annual edition of its Winter Showcase. Held at Chelsea's SVA Theatre over Valentine's weekend, this year's showcase celebrates our love of Asian films by turning the spotlight on food cultures through cinema. At a juncture when America still obsesses over Bong Joon-ho's award winning Parasite, and some of its more minute plot points such as the wonders of Ram-Don (jjapaguri), it is timely to show that when it comes to putting food front and center, Asian movies do it best.

BWW Review: STEVE at New Conservatory Theatre Center: Mid-life Crisis Is Examined Wit Photo BWW Review: STEVE at New Conservatory Theatre Center: Mid-life Crisis Is Examined With Wit And Drama
by Steve Murray - Mar 11, 2019

BWW Review: STEVE at New Conservatory Theatre Center: mid-life crisis is examined with wit and drama.

FIAF to Present JACQUES BECKER: LIBERATING CINEMA Photo FIAF to Present JACQUES BECKER: LIBERATING CINEMA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 19, 2018

This winter, the¬†French Institute Alliance Fran√ßaise (FIAF)¬†presents a retrospective of the films of¬†Jacques Becker¬†(1906‚Äď1960), whose richly detailed worlds, indelible characters, and a humanist outlook elevated genre filmmaking to an art form. The series brings together Becker's most celebrated films, lesser known gems, and newly restored versions. The series will run from January 8 to February 26 in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall.

Bonhams & Turner Classic Movies Present A CELEBRATION OF ROBERT OSBORNE Auction Photo Bonhams & Turner Classic Movies Present A CELEBRATION OF ROBERT OSBORNE Auction
by Macon Prickett - Jun 8, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce that Bonhams and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will present A Celebration of Robert Osborne, an auction of more than 400 posters and memorabilia from the estate of the beloved Turner Classic Movies host. Aside from the collection of rare posters, the sale, which will take place June 13th at Bonhams New York (580 Madison Avenue), will feature Bette Davis's personal Sarah Siddons Award, letters, film props, contracts, and theatre and film ephemera will be available. These items come from the personal collections of Robert Osborne and David Staller.

Geffen Playhouse Announces Cast for SIGNIFICANT OTHER Photo Geffen Playhouse Announces Cast for SIGNIFICANT OTHER
by Julie Musbach - Mar 14, 2018

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its production of Joshua Harmon's (Bad Jews) critically-acclaimed hit play, Significant Other, directed by Stephen Brackett. The cast features Melanie Field (Paramount Network's Heathers) as Laura, Vella Lovell (CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Vanessa, Preston Martin as Zach/Evan/Roger, Keilly McQuail (Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) as Kiki, John Garet Stoker (CBS's Code Black) as Will/Conrad/Tony, Concetta Tomei (Deep Impact) as Helene Berman and Will Von Vogt as Jordan Berman.

La Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This Winter Photo La Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with CABARET, book by Joe Masteroff (based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood), music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb with musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Larry Carpenter.

La Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This Winter Photo La Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with CABARET, book by Joe Masteroff (based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood), music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb with musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Larry Carpenter.

Legendary Comedian Mort Sahl Turns 90 With Publication Of New Biography By James Curtis
by Robert Diamond - Apr 27, 2017

Preston Sturges Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/08 - CARNIVAL IN FLANDERS Opened on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2016

Sixty-three years ago, the musical 'Carnival in Flanders' opened on Broadway, at New York's New Century Theatre. With music and lyrics by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke, and with Preston Sturges's book, based on French comedy film 'La Kermesse Heroique'.


Preston Sturges Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Preston Sturges been in?
Preston Sturges has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Preston Sturges been in?
Preston Sturges has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Preston Sturges written?
Preston Sturges has written 7 shows including The Guinea Pig (Playwright), Strictly Dishonorable (Playwright), Recapture (Playwright), The Well of Romance (Bookwriter), Child of Manhattan (Playwright), Make a Wish (Bookwriter), Carnival in Flanders (Bookwriter).