Date of Birth: November 01, 1930 (89)

Birth Place: Buffalo, NY, USA
MTC MainStage Will Bring SYLVIA, a Modern Romantic Comedy About a Marriage and a Dog, To Fairfield County MTC MainStage Will Bring SYLVIA, a Modern Romantic Comedy About a Marriage and a Dog, To Fairfield County
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company currently in its 33rd Season, will start the new year off with Sylvia, by A.R. Gurney. Sylvia is a smart, playful, and occasionally gritty comedy about two 'empty-nesters' who meet a dog that quickly becomes a bone of contention between them and tests their marriage to a hilarious and touching degree. Sylvia will run February 7th-23rd with performances on Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway? Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Could Love Letters be headed off-Broadway, starring Elaine May and Frank Langella? According to Showbiz411, the duo will lead the A.R. Gurney play this spring at the Acorn Theater on W 42nd St. The production is expected to begin in March. (more...)

Tickets Are Now on Sale for ANN and ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Pasadena Playhouse Tickets Are Now on Sale for ANN and ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman has announced the on -sale of tickets for the Los Angeles premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from May 27 to June 28, 2020, and a new production of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun with book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields, directed by Sarna Lapine, from July 28-August 23, 2020. (more...)

LOVE LETTERS Comes to Alhambra LOVE LETTERS Comes to Alhambra
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Having grown up in the Alhambra Theatre, Jessica Booth has played in just about every role from a child performer in Christmas Carole to leading lady as Jovi in Elfa??the Musical. Now she takes on an entirely new role, as Director of the acclaimed Broadway hit, Love Letters. To make it just a little more challenging (or perhaps interesting), Ms. Booth will be directing her parents, Lisa Valdini-Booth and Tod Booth. Mrs. Booth has been in more than 200 Alhambra performances and was once knowing widely as the a?oevoice of Winn-Dixie Supermarkets,a?? and Mr. Booth is the Alhambra's former owner and current Creative Director, himself having directed more than 200 shows at the iconic theater. (more...)

THE DINING ROOM is Coming to St. Dunstan's Theatre in Bloomfield Hills THE DINING ROOM is Coming to St. Dunstan's Theatre in Bloomfield Hills
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

St. Dunstan's Theatre kicks off 2020 with the Pulitzer-Prize Nominated Drama, The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney. The Dining Room is a mosaic of interrelated scenes - some funny, some touching, some sorrowful - all centered around the heart of the American home. Taken together, A.R. Gurney's mural of different stories creates a complex portrait of the changing reality for the American middle class. The actors change roles, personalities and ages as they portray a wide variety of characters - from little boys to stern grandparents, giggling teenagers to downtrodden spouses. (more...)

Kathleen Marshall to be Honored at Transport Group's Annual A TOAST TO THE ARTIST Gala Kathleen Marshall to be Honored at Transport Group's Annual A TOAST TO THE ARTIST Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor former Transport Group executive director Lori Fineman and Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall with the Transporting American Theatre Award. (more...)

Blogging about LOVE LETTERS at Nutley Little Theatre - Director's Chat Blogging about LOVE LETTERS at Nutley Little Theatre - Director's Chat
by Gina Zenyuch - Dec 19, 2019

Blogging about LOVE LETTERS at Nutley Little Theatre - Director's Chat (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center Presents GOODNIGHT NOBODY by Rachel Bonds McCarter Theatre Center Presents GOODNIGHT NOBODY by Rachel Bonds
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

The Big Chill meets This is Us in Rachel Bonds' play Goodnight Nobody. In this deeply moving and funny world premiere, a group of old friends reconnect after years apart. They reminisce with wild abandon, until the things they aren't telling each other come hurtling to the surface. The production runs January 10 through February 9 in McCarter's Berlind Theatre. More about the production at mccarter.org. (more...)

SEX TAPE + NUPTIAL BLITZ At The Flea Theater Begins January 8 SEX TAPE + NUPTIAL BLITZ At The Flea Theater Begins January 8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Choreographer Gabrielle Revlock presents two works, SEX TAPE and Nuptial Blitz, January 8-12, 2020 (7pm Wed-Sat, 3pm Sun) at The Flea, a staple of New York City's downtown performing arts scene located at 20 Thomas Street in Tribeca. Tickets cost $20 and are available by phone at 212-226-0051 or online at TheFlea.org. A restorative contact class ($12 drop in) will be offered Sunday, January 12, 11:30am-1pm:  (more...)

Blogging about LOVE LETTERS at Nutley Little Theatre - Director's Chat Blogging about LOVE LETTERS at Nutley Little Theatre - Director's Chat
by Gina Zenyuch - Dec 11, 2019

Blogging about LOVE LETTERS at Nutley Little Theatre-Director's Chat (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker and Brian Stokes Mitchell to Be Honored at The Actors Fund Annual Gala Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker and Brian Stokes Mitchell to Be Honored at The Actors Fund Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, April 6, 2020. The evening will celebrate Tony Award-winning actor Matthew Broderick and Emmy Award-winning actor, producer and designer Sarah Jessica Parker; Tony Award-winning actor and Chairman of The Actors Fund Brian Stokes Mitchell; Academy Award-winning producer, co-owner of the New York Football Giants, and philanthropist Steve Tisch; and American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) President Richard L. Trumka as they receive The Actors Fund's Medal of Honor. (more...)

Meet the Cast of WEST SIDE STORY - Now in Previews on Broadway! Meet the Cast of WEST SIDE STORY - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

West Side Story is officially in previews on Broadway! The new production is directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. West Side Story will begin previews on December 10, 2019 and open February 6th, 2020 at the Broadway Theatre. (more...)

Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever a?" albeit caustic a?" lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 a?" 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event a?" celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC a?" will be accompanied by an opening night party and special Valentine's Day event. (more...)

Fairfield University Admissions Officers Participate In Talkback Following Performance Of Production Of ADMISSIONS Fairfield University Admissions Officers Participate In Talkback Following Performance Of Production Of ADMISSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019

Alison Hildenbrand, Director (seated center) and Nakia Letang, Associate Director (seated left) of Fairfield University Undergraduate Admissions Office were the guests during a post-performance talkback Q&A at a recent performance of Square One Theatre's of production of the bold and often hilarious play, ADMISSIONS, written by Joshua Harmon. (more...)

“Love Letters” at Nutley Little Theatre: A Romantic Way to Celebrate the Holiday Season  “Love Letters” at Nutley Little Theatre: A Romantic Way to Celebrate the Holiday Season 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Nutley Little Theatre will present Love Letters by A.R. Gurney as its holiday fundraiser for two weekends in December.  (more...)

Betty Buckley Returns To Café Carlyle in March 2020 Betty Buckley Returns To Café Carlyle in March 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Legendary, multi-award winning actress/singer Betty Buckley returns to Café Carlyle, March 10 a?" 21. Her career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world. She's received a sea of accolades including a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. She's a 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee, and the 2017 recipient of the Julie Harris Award from The Actor's Fund for Artistic Achievement. Betty Buckley just completed a national tour of the new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! produced by Scott Rudin. (more...)

Holland Taylor Will Star in L.A. Premiere of ANN at Pasadena Playhouse Holland Taylor Will Star in L.A. Premiere of ANN at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announces the Los Angeles premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from May 27 to June 28, 2020, and the on-sale of tickets for The Father, written by Florian Zeller and starring Alfred Molina, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, from February 5 to March 1, 2020. (more...)

BWW Review: Carol Burnett at the Tilles Center BWW Review: Carol Burnett at the Tilles Center
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Nov 12, 2019

Carol Burnett is one of the last living legends of Hollywood; she is the epitome of comedy. As a critic, this was a career highlight for me. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I'd be in the same room with one of my heroes. On October 23, Ms. Burnett honored Long Island by appearing at the Tilles Center for 2 sold-out performances of her one-woman show: Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection. (more...)

ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Postpones Run ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Postpones Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

Primary Stages (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) announced today that it will postpone its production of On That Day in Amsterdam, written by Clarence Coo (Beautiful Province (Belle Province -a?"Yale Drama Prize), which was planned to begin previews Friday, November 1 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Ticketholders can contact their point of purchase for a refund. A new timeline for On That Day in Amsterdam will be determined and announced at a later date. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents a Playreading Of Comedy/Drama VISITING MR. GREEN Westport Country Playhouse Presents a Playreading Of Comedy/Drama VISITING MR. GREEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the comedy/drama, a?oeVisiting Mr. Greena?? by Jeff Baron, on Monday, November 18, at 7 p.m. The cast includes Tim Jerome as Mr. Green and Charles Socarides as Ross Gardiner. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. (more...)

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