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Truman Capote

 
Date of Birth: September 30, 1924
Date of Death: August 25, 1984 (59)

Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1980
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Truman Capote News

Photos: First Look At No√ęl Coward's THE RAT TRAP At NY City Center Stage II, Running Photo Photos: First Look At No√ęl Coward's THE RAT TRAP At NY City Center Stage II, Running Through Saturday December 10
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 5, 2022

Mint Theater Company¬† has returned to New York City Center Stage II with the highly acclaimed American premiere of No√ęl Coward's¬†The Rat Trap,¬†directed by Alexander Lass.¬†This limited Off-Broadway engagement runs through Saturday December 10th only.¬†

Photos: First Look At Marceline Hugot And Jeffrey Binder In  Truman Capote's A CHRIST Photo Photos: First Look At Marceline Hugot And Jeffrey Binder In Truman Capote's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2022

See brand new production photos as The Whale Theater and Tectonic Theater Project present Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory at Hudson New York's Park Theater.

The Whale Theatre In Association With Tectonic Theater Project Presents Truman Cap Photo The Whale Theatre In Association With Tectonic Theater Project Presents Truman Capote's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022

The Whale Theater, in association with Tectonic Theater Project (Moisés Kaufman, Artistic Director; Matt Joslyn, Executive Director) will present Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory at Hudson New York's Park Theater (723 Warren Street) Thursday, December 1 - Sunday, December 18, 2022.

The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild Presents Christmas at the Carriage House Next Month Photo The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild Presents Christmas at the Carriage House Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022

The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild (CTG) will present ‚ÄėChristmas at the Carriage House,‚Äô a seasonal celebration in story and song, directed by Pat Tomsovic and Kandi Davis. Performances are at the Carriage House Theater on December 8, 9, 10 at 7pm and Sunday, December 11th at 2pm.

American Premiere of No√ęl Coward's THE RAT TRAP to Open Next Week NY City Center Sta Photo American Premiere of No√ęl Coward's THE RAT TRAP to Open Next Week NY City Center Stage II
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

Mint Theater Company returns to New York City Ce nter Stage II with the American premiere of No√ęl Coward‚Äôs The Rat Trap, directed by Alexander Lass, opening Monday November 21st (7pm) at New York City Center Stage II for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through December 10th only.¬†

THE FLOWER THAT FELL FROM THE SKY Will Be Presented By Feet First Collective and Litt Photo THE FLOWER THAT FELL FROM THE SKY Will Be Presented By Feet First Collective and Little Y Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2022

In an exciting international collaboration Feet First Collective and Little y team up to present the world premiere of The Flower that Fell from the Sky by French playwright Heloise Wilson. A powerful story of loss and hope set in a world teetering on disastrous climate change, this loose adaptation of Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov is an insightful and heart-felt contemporary fable created for audience members 12 years and above.

Photos: Get a First Look at the American Premiere of THE RAT TRAP Off-Broadway Photo Photos: Get a First Look at the American Premiere of THE RAT TRAP Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

Mint Theater Company¬†is presenting the American premiere of No√ęl Coward‚Äôs¬†The Rat Trap,¬†directed by Alexander Lass. Now in previews at New York City Center Stage II for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through December 10th only. Opening Night is set for Monday November 21st. Get a first look at photos here!

Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry Present IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY Photo Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry Present IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022

Sierra Stages and Miners Foundry will present In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play  as the next in the ongoing Theater by the Book staged reading series. Taking place one night only on Wednesday, November 16, the play is a scintillating depiction of self-discovery that will have audiences laughing and giggling the whole way through.

The Whale Theatre & Tectonic Theater Project Present A CHRISTMAS MEMORY Photo The Whale Theatre & Tectonic Theater Project Present A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2022

The Whale Theater, in association with Tectonic Theater Project (Moisés Kaufman, Artistic Director; Matt Joslyn, Executive Director) will present Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory at Hudson New York's Park Theater (723 Warren Street) Thursday, December 1 - Sunday, December 18, 2022.

Exclusive: Watch the New Lyric Video for Barbra Streisand's 'Cry Me a River', Feature Photo Exclusive: Watch the New Lyric Video for Barbra Streisand's 'Cry Me a River', Featured on New Album- Live At The Bon Soir
by Team BWW - Oct 7, 2022

BroadwayWorld is very excited to debut the lyric video for Barbra's show-stopping rendition of 'Cry Me A River,' directed by Matt Amato. Watch as Matt cleverly includes lyrical easter eggs and references to Barbra's historic career throughout the video. Can you find them all?

Truman Capote Videos

VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Videoplay
VIDEO: Brandon Victor Dixon Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 11, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Brandon Victor Dixon, who will bring Broadway to the Hamptons tomorrow, August 12, with Broadway Out East.

Broadway Rewind: Watch Emilia Clarke in Scenes from 2013's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: Watch Emilia Clarke in Scenes from 2013's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, when Breakfast at Tiffany's arrived on Broadway at the Cort Theatre, where it played for 38 performances starring the Game of Thrones star!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREY GARDENS Prequel Documentary THAT SUMMER Out May 18 Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GREY GARDENS Prequel Documentary THAT SUMMER Out May 18

by Macon Prickett - Apr 13, 2018

That Summer, directed by Göran Olsson, opens in theaters and on video on demand May 18, 2018. The film stars Peter Beard, Lee Radziwill & Edith Bouvier Beale.

VIDEO: Preview HARPER LEE: AMERICAN MASTERS Airing Tonight on PBS
by Tess Reynolds - Jul 10, 2015

One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926), until now. On July 14, HarperCollins will release Lee's earliest known work, Go Set a Watchman, featuring characters from her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which was published 55 years ago (July 11, 1960).

VIDEO: First Look - AMERICAN MASTERS to Present Updated Harper Lee Documentary, 7/14
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 29, 2015

In honor of this landmark literary event, THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents a newly updated version of Emmy¬ģ-winning filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy's 2012 documentary Harper Lee: Hey, Boo,

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 25, 2014

Over the course of their 2014 season, Theatre at the Center, a major equity player on the Chicago theater scene, has introduced audiences to never-before-seen productions on Chicagoland stages. To round out their current season, they will be making no exception, and are thrilled to present the regional debut of the musical adaptation of Truman Capote's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, November 13 through December 14, with a press opening on Sunday, November 16 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Directed by William Pullinsi, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY is a labor of love for its Broadway veteran team, written by Duane Poole, with music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Carol Hall. Based on Capote's touching memoir of his own childhood, this wistful Southern Christmas tale is a tender portrait of a rare friendship across generations with a joyous score that will bring love and light to everyone's hearts this holiday season. Sure to delight the entire family, Capote's masterpiece springs to life in this heartfelt musical treat. Check out a first look at highlights below!

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S at the Black & White Bash- Emilia Clarke & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night to chat with Clarke, Smith and the rest of the cast, plus some of the evening's guests, including Sir Ian McKellen. Check out all of the interviews below!

STAGE TUBE: Inside BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S Photo Shoot!
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2013

In the video below, Target's digital magazine A Bullseye View went behind the scenes to hear from director Sean Mathias, costume designer Colleen Atwood, make-up designer Sonia Kashuk, hair stylist Umberto and star actress Emilia Clarke about reinventing Capote's the story and creating the 1940s-inspired makeup and hair for Holly Golightly. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: COMEDY IN THE AFTERNOON, Set for Staged Reading in NYC Today
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2013

An AEA staged reading of Comedy in the Afternoon: A Review in Two Acts with Music and Dance, written and directed by Del Fidanque, is set for today, March 16, 2013 at 1:15 PM at Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor, Studio 1. Admission is free. Check out a promo for the production below!


Truman Capote Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Truman Capote written?
Truman Capote has written 7 shows including Breakfast at Tiffany's (Source Material), The Grass Harp (Playwright), House of Flowers (Bookwriter), The Harold Arlen Songbook (Lyricist), The Grass Harp (Source Material), Truman Capote at Lincoln Center (Playwright), Breakfast at Tiffany's (Source Material).