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Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Play

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Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Play

William Gibson, Two For The Seesaw

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Meet the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

The Heart of Rock and Roll, the new musical inspired by the iconic songs written and performed by Huey Lewis and The News, officially begins previews tonight, March 29. The musical  will open at The James Earl Jones Theatre on Monday, April 22. Meet the cast of The Heart of Rock and Roll here!
Review: Annette Miller Triumphs Again in GOLDA'S BALCONY

What did our critic think of GOLDA'S BALCONY at Shakespeare & Company? Golda Meir – Israel’s first, and so far only, female prime minister – was seen by some as the straight-talking grandmother of the Jewish people. In “Golda’s Balcony,” however, Tony Award-winning playwright William Gibson (1914–2008) makes clear that, even with her simple hairstyle, ever-present pocketbook and sensible shoes, Meir was anything but benign.
Shakespeare & Company to Bring GOLDA'S BALCONY To Boston This February

Shakespeare & Company brings Golda's Balcony to Boston, featuring Annette Miller in her acclaimed performance as Golda Meir.
Corey Cott and McKenzie Kurtz Will Lead THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL; Full Cast Revealed!

The full cast has been revealed for the upcoming Broadway production of The Heart of Rock and Roll, the new musical inspired by the iconic songs written and performed by Huey Lewis and The News. Find out who is starring in the musical here!
How Often Are Broadway Plays Adapted Into Musicals?

This time, the reader question was: With Purlie Victorious returning to Broadway, what are other plays that were revived on Broadway after their musical adaptations premiered?
Review Roundup: Theresa Rebeck's DIG Opens At Primary Stages

PRIMARY STAGES and 59E59 Theaters present Dig, a new play written and directed by Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck. Read the reviews!
Review: GOLDA'S BALCONY at Shakespeare & Company

Annette Miller is outstanding. She takes the audience on a fascinating and detailed journey in which she seamlessly shifts between aspects of Meir’s character ranging from nurturing caregiver to the “Iron Lady” of Israeli Politics.
Finn Wittrock, Reed Birney & More to Star in Shakespeare & Company's 46th Season

Shakespeare & Company has announced the casts for their 46th Season Thieves of Love. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.
Interview: ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS to honor Bobbie Steinbach

Veteran Boston actor Bobbie Steinbach will receive the Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence at the 40th annual Elliot Norton Awards, presented by the Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) on May 8 at the Huntington Theatre.
Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at Pine Island Playhouse

What did our critic think of THE MIRACLE WORKER at Pine Island Playhouse?
Live Arts Homecoming Benefit Welcomes Back Actor Adelind Horan, March 25

Live Arts welcomes back Adelind Horan, star of the newly released Amazon Prime science fiction series, 'The Peripheral,' for a benefit performance on Saturday, March 25 in Live Arts' Gibson Theater. The evening opens with a homecoming pre-show reception at 7pm, followed by a multicast showcase of talent at 8pm.
Interview: Alexandra Billings on the World of THE PERIPHERAL & Her Love of Sci-Fi

The final episodes of The Peripheral have featured the addition of Alexandra Billings (Wicked, Transparent) to the cast as the pivotal inspector, Ainsley Lowbeer. Before the premiere of the finale episode, BroadwayWorld caught up with Billings to discuss her character, acting in the sci-fi genre, and the special effects used in the series.
THE BUTTERFINGERS ANGEL Kicks Off Hilarious And Heartfelt Holiday Season In Philadelphia Suburbs

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center presents the gift of theatre and celebrates a major new beginning. The West Chester performing arts organization kicks off its new regional theatre program with a smart, original and heartfelt retelling of the greatest story ever told.
The Butterfingers Angel Kicks Off Holiday Season in Chester County Next Month

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center presents the gift of theatre and celebrates a major new beginning. The West Chester performing arts organization kicks off its new regional theatre program with a smart, original and heartfelt retelling of the greatest story ever told.
Review: SOUTHERN FRIED NUPTIALS at Desert Theatreworks is a Must-See.

Desert Theatreworks (DTW) starts its 2022-23 season with a bang — its production of J. Dietz Osborne's and Nate Eppler's farce, SOUTHERN FRIED NUPTIALS, is a must-see. It is hilariously written, fabulously staged, and brilliantly acted.
FALL IN PHILLY �" So Many Events to Enjoy

Check out over 80 events that are happening in the Philadelphia area.  From food and fun to entertainment, there’s something for everyone!
Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Announces First Self-Produced Theatre Season & New Artistic Director

Curtains up in Chester County and the Philadelphia suburbs. Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has announced the line-up for its first ever self-produced theatre season, and the company’s first under the leadership of new Artistic Director Carmen Khan.
Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Announces Theatre Season Under New Artistic Leadership

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has announced the line-up for its first ever self-produced theatre season, and the company's first under the leadership of new Artistic Director Carmen Khan. This historic first season of professional theatre in downtown West Chester begins with William Gibson's joyful play, The Butterfingers Angel, Mary & Joseph, Herod The Nut, & The Slaughter Of 12 Hit Carols In A Pear Tree, opening  just in time for the holidays and running November 30 to December 23, 2022.
Brooklyn Book Festival to Return in September With Over 150 Authors

The Brooklyn Book Festival will return in 2022 with a strong roster of authors in stirring discussions of contemporary works, and their intricate examination and vivid reflection of our moment. From September 25–October 3, the extensive, inclusive nine-day festival invites readers to hear from some of today’s most acclaimed authors.

William Gibson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has William Gibson written?

William Gibson has written 2 shows including Golden Boy (Bookwriter), Raggedy Ann (Bookwriter).

What awards has William Gibson been nominated for?

William Gibson has been nominated for Best Play at the Tony Awards for "The Miracle Worker" and "Two For The Seesaw."

What awards has William Gibson won?

William Gibson won the Tony Award for Best Play for "The Miracle Worker."

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