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A.R. Gurney News - Page 7

Also Credited As: A.R. Gurney, Jr.
 
Date Of Birth:
November 01, 1930 (90)
Birth Place:
Buffalo, NY, USA
 
Date of Birth: November 01, 1930 (90)

Birth Place: Buffalo, NY, USA
Transport Group Gala To Feature LaChanze, Mary Testa, Betsy Wolfe, and More Photo Transport Group Gala To Feature LaChanze, Mary Testa, Betsy Wolfe, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11 at 6:30pm at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant contributions to the American Theatre. Past recipients of the Transporting American Theatre Award include Dick Scanlan, Mary- Mitchell Campbell, Michael John LaChiusa, Gretchen Shugart, Barbara Whitman, Beth Williams, Sue Frost, Christian Borle, Paul Huntley, Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, A.R. Gurney, Liz Smith, Barbara Frietag, Terrence McNally, and Joe Mantello among others. Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased at transportgroup.org.

The Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISES Photo The Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Provocateur Thomas Bradshaw revisits his incendiary 2008 play SOUTHERN PROMISES in a new production helmed by The Flea's Artistic Director, Niegel Smith. SOUTHERN PROMISES begins previews Monday, March 11 with opening night slated for Sunday, March 24.

BWW Feature: The Best Theatre for Valentine's Day in Albuquerque Photo BWW Feature: The Best Theatre for Valentine's Day in Albuquerque
by Beth Leitman - Feb 6, 2019

If you're looking for something to do on or around Valentine's Day in and around Albuquerque , look no further! These shows will not disappoint. From Los Lunas to Albuquerque, there are several productions that would be a wonderful way to spend an evening or two.

Gurney's LOVE LETTERS Comes to JCAT-Pro In North Miami Beach Photo Gurney's LOVE LETTERS Comes to JCAT-Pro In North Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

J's Cultural Arts Theatre/JCAT Pro will present A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS, the third production of the inaugural season of the new Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater & the JCAT's 12th season, at the Feldenkreis/Hanono Cultural Center at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC/Sanford L. Ziff Campus in North Miami Beach, Florida. Running from February 6-17, 2019, LOVE LETTERS is directed by JCAT's Artistic Director, Michael Andron. Lighting Design is by Zachary Pitchman, with Costume Design by Carole Barou-Mootoo. The production is presented through the MARJCC's Cultural Arts Department.

LOVE LETTERS Coming to Island Stage Vermont Theater 2/10! Photo LOVE LETTERS Coming to Island Stage Vermont Theater 2/10!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

LOVE LETTERS is playing at Island Stage Vermont Theater on February 10th, 2019.

Barbara Eden & Hal Linden Lead LOVE LETTERS at Ridgefield Photo Barbara Eden & Hal Linden Lead LOVE LETTERS at Ridgefield
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

TV icons Barbara Eden ("I Dream of Jeannie") & Hal Linden ("Barney Miller") star in A.R. Gurney's Love Letters at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, March 2 at 7:30pm. Don't miss this funny and emotional portrait of the powerful connection of love!

LOVE LETTERS Celebrates 30th Anniversary In Northwest Indiana At Theatre At The Cente Photo LOVE LETTERS Celebrates 30th Anniversary In Northwest Indiana At Theatre At The Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Broadway debut of 'Love Letters', a Play by A.R. Gurney, Theatre at the Center (TATC) will showcase one exclusive performance on Sunday afternoon, February 3, at 2:30 p.m. This production, under the guidance of artistic advisor Linda Fortunato, will star Phil Potempa, a noted newspaper columnist for the Post Tribune and Crista Zivanovic, features editor of The Times of Northwest Indiana. The performance proceeds will benefit Theatre at the Center in Munster.

VIDEO: On This Day, January 28- Happy Birthday, Alan Alda! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, January 28- Happy Birthday, Alan Alda!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Alan Alda is best known for playing Hawkeye Pierce and writing many of the episodes on the classic TV series M*A*S*H, the final episode of which was seen by more than 105 million people, still a record audience.

SYLVIA Comes to Theater Uncorked Photo SYLVIA Comes to Theater Uncorked
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019

Things are about to get a little 'ruff' at Theater UnCorked with their production of A.R. Gurney's Sylvia. Sylvia, directed by Michelle M. Aguillon, is the final production of Theater UnCorked's inaugural season.

In Spring Concert, Boston Gay Men's Chorus To Give Voice To Black Lives Tragically Lo Photo In Spring Concert, Boston Gay Men's Chorus To Give Voice To Black Lives Tragically Lost
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Theater for the New City takes you to the past where theater ghosts enlighten the present in Ghost Light Now & Then, a new play by Barbara Kahn.

Martyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, & More Among Finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Photo Martyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, & More Among Finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting Award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights.

LOVE LETTERS Brings the Romance to Kelsey Theatre Photo LOVE LETTERS Brings the Romance to Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

There's a great way to celebrate Valentine's Day this year and it happens on stage at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. Join M&M Stage Productions as they present "Love Letters," A.R. Gurney's 1988 Pulitzer Prize-nominated play, for one weekend only. Dates and show times are Friday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, February 10 at 2 p.m.

IMPEACHING AMERICA Comes to The Belrose Theater In February Photo IMPEACHING AMERICA Comes to The Belrose Theater In February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Impeaching America is an allegorical political satire about AMERICA who is confused, frustrated, disillusioned and just plain tired.  His solution is to impeach himself.  He wants to quit, but he wants to quit with Honor and with the Due Process as provided for within his document of creation: the Constitution.  He initiates the proceeding by selecting a Bi-Bunal (he wanted to get three, but for many reasons, no one else wanted to do it) consisting of Godd and Satann to determine his/our fate.  He is defended by three attorneys: a liberal, a conservative and a voice of reason. 

Gurney's LOVE LETTERS Comes to JCAT-Pro In North Miami Beach Photo Gurney's LOVE LETTERS Comes to JCAT-Pro In North Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

J's Cultural Arts Theatre/JCAT Pro will present A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS, the third production of the inaugural season of the new Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater & the JCAT's 12th season, at the Feldenkreis/Hanono Cultural Center at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC/Sanford L. Ziff Campus in North Miami Beach, Florida. Running from February 6-17, 2019, LOVE LETTERS is directed by JCAT's Artistic Director, Michael Andron. Lighting Design is by Zachary Pitchman, with Costume Design by Carole Barou-Mootoo. The production is presented through the MARJCC's Cultural Arts Department.

Photo Flash: A Loverly First Look at Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White in MY FAI Photo Photo Flash: A Loverly First Look at Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White in MY FAIR LADY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Earlier this month, six time Tony nominee Danny Burstein and Christian Dante White  assumed the role of Alfred P. Doolittle and Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out a first look at the duo in action below!

Studio Theatre Announces Studio R&D Commissioned Playwrights & Directors Photo Studio Theatre Announces Studio R&D Commissioned Playwrights & Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Building on 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce a new class of commissioned playwrights and directors to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work from inception to first production. Incoming Studio R&D artists are playwrights James Fritz, James Ijames, Steph Del Rosso, and Emily Schwend, as well as directors Carl Cofield, Lila Neugebauer, and Eric Ruffin. These exciting talents from the US and UK will have Studio's full support in creating aesthetically diverse new work to be presented in future seasons and introduced into the international repertoire. As they create Studio-specific works, commissioned artists will visit Studio to get to know its theatres, programming, and audiences in person.

Primary Stages' Season to Include Works by Billy Porter, Charles Busch, and More Photo Primary Stages' Season to Include Works by Billy Porter, Charles Busch, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

PRIMARY STAGES announces its complete 2019/20 Season, celebrating its 35th anniversary.

Primary Stages Announces Read-A-Longs Of Leah Nanako Winkler's KENTUCKY Photo Primary Stages Announces Read-A-Longs Of Leah Nanako Winkler's KENTUCKY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

PRIMARY STAGES will present two public "read-a-longs" of Leah Nanako Winkler's Kentucky, a companion piece to her play God Said This, later this month. Presented by Primary Stages, God Said This begins performances at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St) on January 16, 2019, with an opening night set for January 29, for a limited run through February 15, 2019.

Edie Falco & Stephen Wallem To Appear On The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre Stage In LOVE LE Photo Edie Falco & Stephen Wallem To Appear On The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre Stage In LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Just in time for Valentine's Day - the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is delighted to announce an exciting 90th Season special event!

Finland: 9 Shows You Don't Want To Miss in 2019 Photo Finland: 9 Shows You Don't Want To Miss in 2019
by Rosanna Liuski - Jan 7, 2019

Questions about power and authority; stories of nostalgy; colorful, imaginative and comedic history; romance; music and humor. The 2019 theatreproductions in Finland look promising!

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