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Also Credited As: A.R. Gurney, Jr.
 
Date of Birth: November 01, 1930 (90)

Birth Place: Buffalo, NY, USA
Tandy Cronyn Stars In THE TALL BOY At United Solo Festival Photo Tandy Cronyn Stars In THE TALL BOY At United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Tandy Cronyn will star in The Tall Boy, a play by Simon Bent based on 'The Lost' by Kay Boyle and directed by David Hammond. It will be presented on Saturday, September 28 at 2pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street) as part of United Solo Theatre Festival. Having won their award for Best Adaptation in 2014, The Tall Boy has been invited back to the Festival as a 'The Best Of' selection for United Solo's Tenth Anniversary season. In December The Tall Boy will go to Chicago for a limited run (December 5 -15) at Stage 773.

BWW Review: SYLVIA at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre Photo BWW Review: SYLVIA at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Aug 26, 2019

On Friday, August 23, I had the pleasure of seeing the A.R. Gurney comedy SYLVIA at the Connecticut Cabaret Theatre in Berlin, CT.  Director Kris McMurray has yet again found an excellent play to produce, and the perfect cast to perform the characters.   The highly entertained packed house at this opening night of Connecticut Cabaret Theatre's first show of its 22nd year reflects the consistency of first rate shows that audiences have come to expect at the Connecticut Cabaret Theatre.  

BWW Interview: Linda Alznauer Talks OTHERWISE ENGAGED Photo BWW Interview: Linda Alznauer Talks OTHERWISE ENGAGED
by Don Grigware - Aug 16, 2019

Director/actress Linda Alznauer directed Trapped at Tea Time at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival and Arthur Miller's All My Sons at Upstairs-at-the-Group-Rep (2018). Also Upstairs at the Group Rep, she directed and appeared in And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little by Paul Zindel (2017) and Another Antigone by A.R. Gurney (2016). Other LA credits include Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing at Two Roads Theater in Studio City (2014) and Visiting Oliver at JET Studios in NoHo (2014). NY credits include Blind Date at Open Pulse One Act Festival on Theater Row. Linda is a graduate of the USC Film School. She has recently opened Otherwise Engaged at Upstairs at the Group Rep.

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative Continues in July and August Photo Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative Continues in July and August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative continues its 2019 season with readings of a?oeThe Splittinga?? by Serena Berman, directed by Jake Beckhard, in July, and a?oeStarter Pistol,a?? written by Michael Gotch and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director, in August. 

The Rep Announces Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA Photo The Rep Announces Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has announced the star-laden cast for its season-opening production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America: Parts One and Two, running September 4 - October 6.

BWW Preview: Touring Musicals and Plays Coming to the Greater Appleton Area in the 20 Photo BWW Preview: Touring Musicals and Plays Coming to the Greater Appleton Area in the 2019-2020 Season
by Meredith Kreisa - Jun 28, 2019

The 2019-2020 touring season is set! This season offers plenty of exciting musicals and plays set to perform in the greater Appleton area.

The Flea Announces 2019/20 Season with Mac Wellman and Taylor Mac Photo The Flea Announces 2019/20 Season with Mac Wellman and Taylor Mac
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Following on the success of the 201718 SEASON OF WOMXN and 201819 COLOR BRAVE SEASON, The Flea announced today that its 201920 Season will be the SEASON OF ANARCHY: THE RETURN OF THE MACS as they welcome back playwrights, poets and activists Mac Wellman and Taylor Mac.

BWW Review: DISASTER! at Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre at Essex Community College i Photo BWW Review: DISASTER! at Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre at Essex Community College is a HOOT
by Charles Shubow - Jun 26, 2019

BWW Review: DISASTER! at Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre at Essex Community College is a HOOT

World Premiere Of SAFE SPACE Opens In Previews Tomorrow Photo World Premiere Of SAFE SPACE Opens In Previews Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE begins tomorrow, June 25, and runs through July 21. This is a new play by Alan Fox; directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien (All My Sons, Henry IV, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia).

BWW Review: Theatre Artists Studio Presents NEW SUMMER SHORTS Photo BWW Review: Theatre Artists Studio Presents NEW SUMMER SHORTS
by Herbert Paine - Jun 22, 2019

Theatre Artists Studio presents NEW SUMMER SHORTS, showcasing the imagination and talents of The Studio's band of performing artists. The ten-minute creations offer entertaining and usually provocative insights into the human condition. This year's eight selections ~ an amalgam of wit, satire, and drama ~ do not disappoint.

MVT Kicks off 51st Season This September Photo MVT Kicks off 51st Season This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Manoa Valley Theatre kicks off its 51st season Anniversary with a play season that blends exciting Hawaii premieres with Hawaii favorites. The lineup features comedy, musical comedy, drama, mystery and a local-kine Hawaii favorite. It will be an innovative season that promises some of Hawaii's most exciting productions for 2019-20.

BWW Review: SYLVIA at Theatre Harrisburg Photo BWW Review: SYLVIA at Theatre Harrisburg
by Andrea Stephenson - Jun 15, 2019

If you're looking for a fun show that will make you laugh and think, Theatre Harrisburg's Sylvia is just the ticket.

The Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors Photo The Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

The Flea Theater is proud to announce the addition of six new Resident Directors to its intensive practicum for early-career directors. Rebecca Aparicio, Jake Beckhard, Daniella Caggiano, Lauren DeLeon, Will Steinberger, and Raz Golden will join the current group of Resident Directors. 

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative Continues In Fourth Consecutive Yea Photo Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative Continues In Fourth Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative (NWI) continues in its fourth consecutive year of developing new plays and musicals with playwrights, directors, and other artists, culminating in readings before an invited audience. The NWI 2019 Season kicked off on Wednesday, June 12, with a private reading of the new play, "form of a girl unknown," written by Charly Evon Simpson, and directed by Melissa Crespo. 

Mercedes Ruehl And Cast Of SAFE SPACE Now In Rehearsal For Run At Bay Street Theater Photo Mercedes Ruehl And Cast Of SAFE SPACE Now In Rehearsal For Run At Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the cast of SAFE SPACE (June 25 - July 21) is now in rehearsal.The new play is by Alan Fox; directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien (All My Sons, Henry IV, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia). The play will star Mercedes Ruehl (Torch Song, Hustlers, Bay Street's Viva la Vida!), Sasha Diamond (Blindspot, The Romanoffs, Murphy Brown) and Rodney Richardson (The Day Shall Come, CBS's FBI, Somebody's Daughter). Tickets are now on sale by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org.  The Box Office is open daily from 11 am - show time.

PUBLIC SERVANT By Bekah Brunstetter Sets Open Caption/Audio Described Performances Photo PUBLIC SERVANT By Bekah Brunstetter Sets Open Caption/Audio Described Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing) kicks off its 40th Anniversary with the World Premiere of PUBLIC SERVANT by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's Emmy-winning drama This Is Us and the just announced Oklahoma TV series). 

PUBLIC SERVANT By Bekah Brunstetter Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-Broadway Photo PUBLIC SERVANT By Bekah Brunstetter Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing) kicks off its 40th Anniversary season with the World Premiere of PUBLIC SERVANT by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's Emmy-winning drama This Is Us and the just announced Oklahoma TV series). Directed by Geordie Broadwater, the production stars Chris Henry Coffey (Broadway's Bronx Bombers, David Schwimmer's Trust opposite Clive Owen and Viola Davis), Christine Bruno (Jose Rivera's adaption of The Maids, Bekah Brunstetter's Forgotten Corners of Your Dark, Dark Place with TBTB) and newcomer Anna Lentz in her Off-Broadway debut. The play is the second part of a trilogy of plays by Brunstetter that kicked off with The Cake in February at Manhattan Theatre Club. Previews for PUBLIC SERVANT begin May 25 at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre with opening night on Thursday, June 6.

Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre Presents SYLVIA Photo Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre Presents SYLVIA
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre, in residence at CCBC Essex, will perform Sylvia by American playwright and novelist A. R. Gurney, June 15 through June 30. All performances will be held at the Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, Cabaret Theatre at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.

BWW Review: SYLVIA at Human Race Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: SYLVIA at Human Race Theatre Company
by Jenni Cypher - May 3, 2019

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking when she looks at you?  Have you ever known someone who goes a little overboard in their obsession with their dog?  If so, then you need to get to the Human Race to see SYLVIA before May 12 and be prepared to laugh. A lot.

JCTC Presents Jersey City Debut Of LOVE LETTERS Photo JCTC Presents Jersey City Debut Of LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

One of the classics of contemporary American Theater gets its Jersey City debut when Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents Love Letters by A.R. Gurney at the black box theater in Merseles Studios, May 24, 25, 26.

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