Alan Alda News

Date of Birth: January 28, 1936 (81)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Michaela Murphy Named Education Director at Bucks County Playhouse, Will Launch Storytelling SeriesMichaela Murphy Named Education Director at Bucks County Playhouse, Will Launch Storytelling Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Acclaimed professional storyteller, actress, teacher, coach, writer and entrepreneur, Michaela Murphy, was recently appointed Director of Education at Bucks County Playhouse. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Midtown Men and More 'Galavant in the Garden' for Bucks County PlayhousePhoto Flash: The Midtown Men and More 'Galavant in the Garden' for Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The extraordinary beauty of Jericho Farms, one of Bucks County's most storied estates, and the rocking sounds of a 1960s-pop sensation set the stage for the Third Annual Galavant in the Garden Gala that benefited Bucks County Playhouse. Presented by Playhouse Artists, the non-profit organization that supports the growth and sustainability of the Playhouse, Galavant in the Garden was held on Saturday, September 23 and featured a concert by The Midtown Men, four of the original stars of 'Jersey Boys.' BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Will Do the Time Warp Again This Fall; Randy Harrison Joins THE ROCKY HORROR SHOWBucks County Playhouse Will Do the Time Warp Again This Fall; Randy Harrison Joins THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Continuing a Halloween-season tradition that resumed in 2013, shortly after the opening of the historic New Hope venue, Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) will once again present its popular production of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show for an extended run beginning Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 29. Bucks County Playhouse's Executive Producer Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alexander Fraser and Producers Stephen Kocis and Joshua Fiedler announced final casting for the production, which features direction by Hunter Foster (BCP's Clue: On Stage and Guys and Dolls ) with choreography by Lorin Latarro (BCP's Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story and Broadway's Waitress ). (more...)

Photo Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

A bevy of New York talent and Broadway producers mingled with guests in New Hope, PA, during the cast party held at Hotel du Village following the opening night performance of 'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story', a Caiola Production, making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Studio C Artist and Combined Artform present TOLSTOY IN SUFFOLKStudio C Artist and Combined Artform present TOLSTOY IN SUFFOLK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Studio C Artist and Combined Artform present TOLSTOY IN SUFFOLK, written and directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, featuring Stephen Caffrey & JD Cullum, opening October 20th running through November 19th at Studio C - 6448 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90038. (more...)

Judy, Audrey and Marilyn Come to Life in SIRENS OF THE SILVER SCREEN this NovemberJudy, Audrey and Marilyn Come to Life in SIRENS OF THE SILVER SCREEN this November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Judy, Audrey and Marilyn this sisterhood of stunning starlets lit up the silver screen for decades and kept tongues wagging with their scandalous off-screen antics. Prepare to be transported to a world of Old Hollywood glamour, where fame, fate and misfortune collide in glitz, glamour and grim truths. (more...)

Tony Kushner Joins Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEF LineupTony Kushner Joins Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEF Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Today, the Chicago Humanities Festival revealed its full line-up for the Fallfest/17: Belief. New additions to the line-up including Tony-award winning playwright Tony Kushner, Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, French philosopher and social critic Bernard-Henri Levy, filmmaker Joe Swanberg, Obama Presidential Center architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and Publican chef Paul Kahan. (more...)

Peter Bogyo Releases Book BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER; Slates Two September EventsPeter Bogyo Releases Book BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER; Slates Two September Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Top Broadway general manager Peter Bogyo will celebrate the publication of his book, BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER, with two free public events in September. (more...)

The Midtown Men to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's 2017 GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN BenefitThe Midtown Men to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's 2017 GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The extraordinary beauty of one of Bucks County's most storied estates and the rocking sounds of a 1960s pop sensation set the stage for the Third Annual Galavant in the Garden Gala to benefit Bucks County Playhouse. (more...)

SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR Comes to Teatro ParaguasSAME TIME, NEXT YEAR Comes to Teatro Paraguas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

To kick off a year-long series of staged readings of famous plays is one of the most performed romantic comedies of the last 40 year; Same Time, Next Year. (more...)

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jill Soloway and More Sign on for Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEFTa-Nehisi Coates, Jill Soloway and More Sign on for Chicago Humanities Festival's FALLFEST/17: BELIEF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Chicago Humanities Festival revealed its next round of headliners for its upcoming Fallfest/17: Belief today announcing that Ta-Nehisi Coates, 'On Being' host Krista Tippett, Jill Soloway (Transparent), acclaimed biologist Edward O. (E.O.) Wilson, actor Alan Alda, astronaut Scott Kelly, and novelist Marilynne Robinson have joined the lineup.  (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Celebrates Record Breaking Sales, ImprovementsBucks County Playhouse Celebrates Record Breaking Sales, Improvements
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

As patrons lined up for the evening performance of 'Guys and Dolls' on Friday, August 4, most were already aware that the show, which closes on August 12, was a hit. Strong critical reviews and happy audiences have fueled tremendous interest in the revival - creating a demand for tickets that is unprecedented at the Playhouse. (more...)

Patricia Richardson to Return to Bucks County Playhouse in OTHER DESERT CITIESPatricia Richardson to Return to Bucks County Playhouse in OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson will star in the Broadway hit play, "Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) - returning to where she appeared in a record-breaking, star-studded production of "Steel Magnolias" last summer. (more...)

Katy Perry & More Set for New Season of Nat Geo's STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSONKaty Perry & More Set for New Season of Nat Geo's STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

National Geographic announced that the 20-episode fourth season of the weekly, hourlong science-driven talk show series STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON will premiere this October. The series also just picked up its third Emmy(R) nomination for Outstanding Informational Series or Special. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company to Stage SEUSSICAL JR. This AugustBucks County Playhouse Youth Company to Stage SEUSSICAL JR. This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company will present a one -hour, family-friendly adaptation of the Broadway musical 'Seussical Jr.' tailored especially for young audiences. (more...)

UCI Hosts Applied Improvisation Network World ConferenceUCI Hosts Applied Improvisation Network World Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) welcomes the Applied Improvisation Network (AIN) for their 15th annual 4-day international convening, the AIN World Conference 2017 - Southern California on August 24-27, 2017. Applied Improvisation Practitioners from around the world will be coming to learn, share, and network with the goal of applying improvisational principles from theater, music, and dance to specific niches including: (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/13 - 7/20 on NBCScoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/13 - 7/20 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/13 - 7/20, airing on NBC (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/12 - 7/19 on NBCScoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/12 - 7/19 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/12 - 7/19, airing on NBC (more...)

Joe Barros Directs Out of the Box Theatrics' THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCATJoe Barros Directs Out of the Box Theatrics' THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Joe Barros will direct a cast that includes Liz Flemming as Doris and Nathaniel J Ryan as Felix. Featuring costume design by Hunter Dowell. Alicia Krakauer will serve as Production Stage Manager. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/11 - 7/18 on NBCScoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/11 - 7/18 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 7/11 - 7/18, airing on NBC (more...)

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