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Albert Hackett News

 
Date Of Birth:
February 16, 1900
Date Of Death:
March 16, 1995 (95)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Date of Birth: February 16, 1900
Date of Death: March 16, 1995 (95)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Perseverance Theatre Presents THIS WONDERFUL LIFE Photo Perseverance Theatre Presents THIS WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2020

Perseverance Theatre will present This Wonderful Life by Steve Murray, conceived by Mark Setlock, adapted from the screenplay It's a Wonderful Life by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, and Jo Swerling. The production is directed by Leslie Ishii and Josh Lowman.

Laguna Playhouse Presents The Skivvies in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY Photo Laguna Playhouse Presents The Skivvies in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020

Joe Landry, who adapted the piece, has worked directly with Lauren and Nick to create this special Laguna Playhouse version.

The Gamm and The Public's Radio Team Up For IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY Photo The Gamm and The Public's Radio Team Up For IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) and The Public’s Radio (89.3FM) have teamed up to co-produce the timeless classic It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, which is above all, a celebration of the human spirit at a time when that spirit is collectively challenged.

The Gamm Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Photo The Gamm Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) and The Public’s Radio (89.3FM) have teamed up to co-produce the timeless classic It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, which is above all, a celebration of the human spirit at a time when that spirit is collectively challenged.

Music Theatre Of CT Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY Photo Music Theatre Of CT Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage will continue its 34th Season with It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, just in time for the holiday season.

TheatreWorks Announces Updated 51st Season, Plus New Hershey Felder Livestream Photo TheatreWorks Announces Updated 51st Season, Plus New Hershey Felder Livestream
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.

Trinity Rep Shifts 2020-21 Season Photo Trinity Rep Shifts 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020

With the health and safety of our artists, patrons, and staff as our top priority, Trinity Rep will shift the schedule of the previously announced 2020-21 Season.

TheatreWorks Announces Revised 51st Season Including Regional Premieres & More, Now L Photo TheatreWorks Announces Revised 51st Season Including Regional Premieres & More, Now Launching in October
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Artistic Director Designate Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora announced changes to TheatreWorks's 2020-21 Season, which is now scheduled to begin in October 2020.

Breaking: A STRANGE LOOP Wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo Breaking: A STRANGE LOOP Wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop has officially won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included: Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning and David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's Soft Power.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2020 award winners' (originally scheduled for Monday, April 20) for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Trinity Rep to Present SWEENEY TODD, SWEAT and More in 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

The Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company, under the artistic leadership of The Arthur P. Solomon and Sally E. Lapides Artistic Director Curt Columbus, announces the company's 57th season.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

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by Contests - Broadway - Mar 4, 2020

BWW Review: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at The Summit Playhouse Brings the Poignant Story Photo BWW Review: THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK at The Summit Playhouse Brings the Poignant Story to Life
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 2, 2020

A superb play, The Diary of Anne Frank is now on stage at The Summit Playhouse. Based on the Anne Frank's journal accounts, it is written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, adapted by Wendy Kesselman and directed by Karen Thornton.

Patchogue Theatre Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Photo Patchogue Theatre Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

The not-for-profit Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the next production in its Live Edition educational initiative, The Diary of Anne Frank, the award-winning stage adaptation of the book,The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, on Friday, March 13 at 8pm and Saturday, March 14 at 2pm and 8pm. Tickets are $25-$55, plus applicable fees. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY. 

Patchogue Theatre Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Photo Patchogue Theatre Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

The not-for-profit Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the cast and creative for the next production in its Live Edition educational initiative. The Diary of Anne Frank, a stage adaptation of the book,The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank will be presented to students Wednesday, March 11 thru Friday, March 13 at 10am and to the public on Friday, March 13 at 8pm and Saturday, March 14 at 2pm and 8pm. Purchase online, by phone or at the box office. For more information, visit PatchogueTheatre.org, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.

DM Playhouse Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Photo DM Playhouse Presents THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the award-winning drama The Diary of Anne Frank, Jan. 24-Feb. 9, 2020. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St.

Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE R Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2019

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC) presents the second show of its 2019-20 Season, the can't-miss, holiday event of the season, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, adapted by Joe Landry, from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra & Jo Swerling and directed by ETC's Director of Education and Outreach, Brian McDonald. It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play begins previews on Thursday, December 5, opens on Saturday, December 7 at 8:00pm, and runs through Sunday, December 22, 2019 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.

Photo Flash: First Look at IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Ensemble Theat Photo Photo Flash: First Look at IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2019

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC) presents the second show of its 2019-20 Season, the can't-miss, holiday event of the season, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, adapted by Joe Landry, from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra & Jo Swerling and directed by ETC's Director of Education and Outreach, Brian McDonald. It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play begins previews on Thursday, December 5, opens on Saturday, December 7 at 8:00pm, and runs through Sunday, December 22, 2019 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.

Ensemble Theatre Company Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE:  A LIVE RADIO PLAY Photo Ensemble Theatre Company Presents IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (ETC) presents the second show of its 2019-20 Season, the can't-miss, holiday event of the season, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, adapted by Joe Landry, from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra & Jo Swerling and directed by ETC's Director of Education and Outreach, Brian McDonald.

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