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[Broadway]
1923
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A VICIOUS CIRCLE Will Have an Industry Reading Next Week

A new play about the decades-long, tempestuous friendship between Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley will receive an industry reading on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
Catch the Full-Length, One-Woman Play, YOU MIGHT AS WELL LIVE at the ALBAN ARTS CENTER, This Weekend!

This unique, one-woman performance piece will be performed for two nights only at the Alban Arts Center. Written by Glenn Griffin and presented by The Dorothy Parker Project, You Might As Well Live stars Susan Marrash-Minnerly as Dorothy Parker as she looks back on her life on the eve of her death. With only two performances this weekend, you don't want to miss this fantastic production!
Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97

Wynn Handman, the famed New York acting teacher and Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, died at home April 11, 2020 of Covid-19 related pneumonia. He was 97.
Premiere Of CHRISTMAS AT THE ALGONQUIN Debuts On Pacifica Radio's KPFK 90.7FM

KPFK Radio's Arts in Review, Los Angeles's longest-running radio showcase on live theater and cabaret, presents its annual one-hour Christmas Day Holiday Drama Special, highlighted by the premiere radio dramatization, Christmas at the Algonquin, performed by the Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players, and the 15th annual concert presentation of Dylan Thomas' A Child's Christmas in Wales, featuring actor Al Alu.  Also featured is the music of singer/songwriter Al Jarreau, guitarist AnnaMaria, Koto Keys (Mara Purl & Marilyn Harris) and Pacifica Archives Music For the Holidays. Hosted by entertainment journalist Julio Martinez, the program airs Tuesday, December 25 (10-11am) on KPFK 90.7.FM and is streamed live worldwide on kpfk.org.
Arizona Theatre Company Brings ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END Comes To Herberger Theater

Erma Bombeck, a national treasure who wrote so many of her hysterical life-inspired columns from her home in Arizona, comes to life in Arizona Theatre Company's (David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo Managing Director) production of Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from Nov. 15 through Dec. 2.
Irish Arts Center Presents US Premiere of THE WHISTLING GIRL this Month

Irish Arts Center is set to present The Whistling Girl, the U.S. premiere of the collaboration between Dublin-based composer/keyboardist Trevor Knight and jazz singer/actor Honor Heffernan that sets the fabulously mordant words of 20th Century poet/critic/playwright/screenwriter/New York legend Dorothy Parker to song.
EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Portable Dorothy Parker

BWW speaks to the creators of The Portable Dorothy Parker ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Witty NIGHTS AT THE ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE Time-Travels to Hollywood Fringe Festival

After a well received sold-out preview performance, award-winning writer/producer Steven Vlasak's new play, Nights at the Algonquin Round Table, debuts at The Three Clubs Stage in June as part of the Hollywood Fringe Festival.
Photo Flash: W.Bruce Cameron Celebrates the Release of A DOG'S WAY HOME

Last night, W.Bruce Cameron (A Dog's Purpose, Eight Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter) held a launch party for his latest book, A Dog's Way Home. Coinciding with the release, the party was held at the Jamaica Inn in Marina Del Rey, California.  Notable attendees included Tony Winner Marissa Jaret-Winokur, 3x Golden Globe winning Executive Producer and Writer Cindy Chupak. 
Photo Flash: First Look at THE TAVERN at Bridge Street Theatre

Bridge Street Theatre, the newest addition to the Hudson VAlley Theatre scene, presents the first full production on its new Mainstage -- George M. Cohan's classic, 'The Tavern.' Performances run now through September 25 at 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Bridge Street Theatre Launches Its New Mainstage with THE TAVERN

Bridge Street Theatre, the newest addition to the Hudson Valley theatre scene, presents the first full production on its new Mainstage -- George M. Cohan's classic, 'The Tavern'. Performances run September 15 - 25 at 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill.
Algonquin Hotel Lobby Features the Art of Al Hirschfeld, Starting Today

This month, one of New York's most iconic hotels celebrates one of New York's most iconic artists in a unique art installation. The Algonquin Hotel Celebrates The Hirschfeld Century, will be presented in the legendary lobby of the Algonquin Hotel today, November 19, 2015 through March 31, 2016.
Algonquin Hotel Lobby Will Feature the Art of Al Hirschfeld Starting 11/19

This month, one of New York's most iconic hotels celebrates one of New York's most iconic artists in a unique art installation. The Algonquin Hotel Celebrates The Hirschfeld Century, will be presented in the legendary lobby of the Algonquin Hotel November 19, 2015 through March 31, 2016.
MARXFEST, Centennial Celebration of The Marx Bros, Kicks Off Today

In May 1914, four brothers at a poker table sat down as Leonard, Arthur, Julius, and Milton, and stood up as Chico, Harpo, Groucho, and Gummo. In May 2014, MARXFEST celebrates the centennial of this momentous event with screenings, talks, parties, performances, and remembrances, all in the city of their birth.
MARXFEST, Centennial Celebration of The Marx Bros, Adds More Events, 5/1-31

In May 1914, four brothers at a poker table sat down as Leonard, Arthur, Julius, and Milton, and stood up as Chico, Harpo, Groucho, and Gummo. In May 2014, MARXFEST celebrates the centennial of this momentous event with screenings, talks, parties, performances, and remembrances, all in the city of their birth.
MARXFEST to Celebrate 100 Years of The Marx Brothers, 5/1-31 in NYC

In May 1914, four brothers at a poker table sat down as Leonard, Arthur, Julius, and Milton, and stood up as Chico, Harpo, Groucho, and Gummo. In May 2014, MARXFEST celebrates the centennial of this momentous event with screenings, talks, parties, performances, and remembrances, all in the city of their birth.
Parson's Nose Opens THE ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE Tonight

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed 'classical comedy' theater company led by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, continues their 2013-14 Season with a full production of 'The Algonquin Round Table'.
Parson's Nose to Open THE ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE, 2/8

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed 'classical comedy' theater company led by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, opens their full production of 'The Algonquin Round Table' this Saturday, February 8th at 7pm.
Parson's Nose to Present THE ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE, Begin. 2/8

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed "classical comedy" theater company led by Artistic Director, Lance Davis, continues their 2013-14 Season with a full production of "The Algonquin Round Table".
Pontine's Cafe-Lyceum Series to Continue with 'PRETTY HALCYON DAYS'

Pontine Theatre continues its 3-event Cafe-Lyceum Series with Pretty Halcyon Days: On the Beach with Ogden Nash. Pontine's Cafe-Lyceums feature refreshments and conversation along with scenes from one of Pontine Theatre's popular original plays based on New England literature. Pretty Halcyon Days is based on the life and work of "America's Master of Light Verse." Ogden Nash and his family spent their summers on Little Boar's Head, in North Hampton, NH. Using examples from Pontine's original staging of his poems, this program explores the ways in which Nash's life on the New Hampshire seashore influenced his poetry, lending insight into the man, his character, and his ideas about family, society, and nature.

Robert Benchley FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Robert Benchley been in?

Robert Benchley has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Robert Benchley been in?

Robert Benchley has not appeared in the West End.

How many shows has Robert Benchley written?

Robert Benchley has written 1 shows including Music Box Revue [1923] (Sketches).

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