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Ruth Gordon

 
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Date of Birth: October 30, 1896
Date of Death: September 28, 1985 (88)

Birth Place: Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
 

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Ms. Feldshuh stands to tell the hilarious story of her friend (film, stage, and telev Photo

Ms. Feldshuh stands to tell the hilarious story of her friend (film, stage, and television actress Ruth Gordon) being the matron of honor her wedding. Photo Credit: Xanthe Elbrick PHOTOGRAPHY

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05/07/2019
 
Writing
Playwright

Ruth Gordon Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Ruth Gordon, The Matchmaker

Ruth Gordon News

Academy Museum Announces 2022-2023 Exhibitions Photo Academy Museum Announces 2022-2023 Exhibitions
by Michael Major - Mar 21, 2022

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the first round of exhibition rotations, which are scheduled for the 2022–2023 season. These rotations further the museum’s mission to advance the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through dynamic and diverse exhibitions.

HAROLD AND MAUDE 50th Anniversary Soundtrack Out Today Photo HAROLD AND MAUDE 50th Anniversary Soundtrack Out Today
by Michael Major - Feb 11, 2022

Fifty years since its release, the original motion picture soundtrack for Hal Ashby’s 1971 classic cult film “Harold and Maude,” made up exclusively of songs by Cat Stevens, is now available in new 180g 1LP / 1CD / Digital release formats. The new edition of the soundtrack combines Cat Stevens’ nine original songs and dialogue from the film.

The Springer Opera House Unveils 150th Anniversary Season Line Up Photo The Springer Opera House Unveils 150th Anniversary Season Line Up
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021

The Springer Opera House held a virtual season announcement on Monday, May 3, to unveil the upcoming shows for the 2021-22 season. The Springer has commissioned rising American playwright, Natalia Temesgen, to write two shows that illuminate the lives of black American heroes in the upcoming season.

Tovah Feldshuh Discusses New Memoir On THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS This Friday Photo Tovah Feldshuh Discusses New Memoir On THEATER: ALL THE MOVING PARTS This Friday
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021

TONY-nominated actor Tovah Feldshuh discusses her new memoir with host Patrick Pacheco on this episode of “THEATER: All the Moving Parts”, premiering Friday, April 16 at 9:30PM on CUNY TV and streaming at THEATER: All the Moving Parts starting April 19.   

BWW Review: Sally Darling's TALES AND COCKTAILS Delivers Old-School Storytelling That Photo BWW Review: Sally Darling's TALES AND COCKTAILS Delivers Old-School Storytelling That's Divine... and Darling
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 22, 2021

The cabaret community darling named Sally has created something special in quarantine that needs a continued life beyond the days of lockdown.

BWW Exclusive: Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spo Photo BWW Exclusive: Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spotlight on The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Feb 24, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9, Dress Circle Publishing will release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? Let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about The Jacobs Theatre.

Theater Stories: The COMPANY Revival, the Record-Breaking Production of ONCE & More A Photo Theater Stories: The COMPANY Revival, the Record-Breaking Production of ONCE & More About Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2020

This week's theater stories features the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre! Learn about the theatre's namesake, Bernard B. Jacobs, how this revival of Company is different from the others that have come before it, how Once broke the theatre's box office record and more!

BWW Interview: At Home With Tovah Feldshuh Photo BWW Interview: At Home With Tovah Feldshuh
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 6, 2020

She acts, she sings, she dances, she writes, she exercises, she crusades, and she loves. In all things, she gives her all. Tovah Feldshuh eats life. Find out how and why, here.

BWW Interview: Meet the Fabulous Couple of OLD SHOW QUEENS- Streaming Now! Photo BWW Interview: Meet the Fabulous Couple of OLD SHOW QUEENS- Streaming Now!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 10, 2020

Dying for a new diversion in the absence of live theatre? Look no further than Old Show Queens- a 13-episode web series that is streaming now!

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Anton Chekhov. Today's play, Three Sisters!

Ruth Gordon Videos

VIDEO: Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Performs PAGLIACCI on CONAN
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 6, 2013

The legendary Carl Reiner stopped by Conan last night - and during his visit, he fulfilled one of his life-long dreams: performing a little bit of opera on live national television. Check out Reiner's brief rendition of PAGLIACCI below!


Ruth Gordon Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ruth Gordon written?
Ruth Gordon has written 1 shows including Years Ago (Playwright).

What awards has Ruth Gordon been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Matchmaker .