Broadway Vet and Acclaimed Actress Novella Nelson Dies at 77
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017
BroadwayWorld has learned that acclaimed actress and Broadway vet Novella Nelson died on Friday, September 1st at the age of 77.
Katrina Lenk, Will Pullen, Barbara Barrie and Anthony Chisholm Honored by Actors' Equity Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017
Today, the Actors' Equity Foundation honored Katrina Lenk for her work in The Band's Visit and Indecent as well as Will Pullen from Sweat with the 2017 Clarence Derwent Award. In addition, the annual Actors' Equity Foundation Award honored union members Barbara Barrie for her work in Broadway's Significant Other and Anthony Chisholm for his work in this past season's riveting Jitney.
American Conservatory Theater Announces Retirement of Craig Slaight, Young Conservatory Director of 29 Years
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016
Craig Slaight, Director of American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s Young Conservatory (Y.C.), announced today that he will be retiring after 29 years at the Bay Area's premier nonprofit theater organization. Slaight's final day is scheduled for May 25, 2017.
Photo Flash: Alice Ripley, Alysha Umphress and More at Living For Today's MY FIRST TIME Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016
LIVING FOR TODAY presented a benefit concert entitled Living for Today: 'My First Time' on Sunday, October 30 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St). The concert was produced and directed by David Alpert (IF/THEN, The Trip to Bountiful, Artistic Director of Headline Programming at BroadwayCon) with music direction by Jason Wetzel (After Midnight). BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!
Photo Coverage: Jordan Harrison and Zayd Dohrn Receive Horton Foote Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 25, 2016
Just last night, Jordan Harrison (Marjorie Prime) and Zayd Dohrn (The Profane) were presented with the 2016 Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play and Promising New American Play, respectively. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos below!
Photo Flash: Betty Buckley, Cicely Tyson, Estelle Parsons, Molly Ringwald and More Take Part in Primary Stages' 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016
Primary Stages hosted its 2016 Gala celebrating the Horton Foote Centennial last night, October 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm at 583 Park Avenue. The even twas chaired by CharLes Davis, HAllie Foote, David Richenthal and Michael Wilson, and featured performances and tributes by Elizabeth Ashley, Harriet Harris, Jayne Houdyshell, Estelle Parsons (pictured, left) and Molly Ringwald. Honorary co-chairs for the event include Matthew Broderick, Robert and Luciana Duvall, James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson. Scroll down for photos from the festivities!
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/15/2016
by - Oct 15, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/15/2016.
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - THE ROADS TO HOME
by Ken Fallin - Oct 7, 2016
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Harriet Harris, Rebecca Brooksher and Hallie Foote in Primary Stages' THE ROADS TO HOME.
Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night Horton Foote's THE ROADS TO HOME
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 6, 2016
Horton Foote's The Roads To Home opened last night at the Cherry Lane Theatre and Broadwayworld was there for the festivities. The Roads To Home is a Primary Stages production in association with Catherine Adler and Jamie deRoy. It's run has been extended throughSunday, November 27, 2016.
Horton Foote's THE ROADS TO HOME Extends at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016
Primary Stages, in association with Catherine Adler and Jamie deRoy, has announced an extension for the first show of the 2016/17 season, THE ROADS TO HOME, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote (Harrison, TX).
Photo Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016
Last week, legendary playwright Edward Albee passed away in his sleep at his home in Montauk, LI at the age of 88. See photos of the Albee throughout his distinguished career as BroadwayWorld remembers the life and works of the theatre's most revered figures.
THE ROADS TO HOME, Starring Devon Abner, Hallie Foote, Harriet Harris & More, Begins Tonight at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016
Primary Stages, in association with Catherine Adler and Jamie deRoy presents the first show of the 2016/17 season, THE ROADS TO HOME, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote (Harrison, TX).
BWW Interview: Meet THE ROADS TO HOME's Brilliant Couple of Hallie Foote and Devon Abner
by Marissa Sblendorio - Sep 6, 2016
THE ROADS TO HOME is the first production in Primary Stages' 2016-17 season. In this collection of one-act plays, Horton Foote illustrates the lives of three Texan women in the 1920s as they struggle to understand what the concept of home means for each of them. THE ROADS TO HOME offers a rare chance to experience a Foote gem not seen on the New York stage in over 25 years and is directed by Foote's longtime collaborator, Michael Wilson.
Harriet Harris, Estelle Parsons, Molly Ringwald and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2016 Gala Honoring Horton Foote
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016
Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2016 Gala will celebrate the Horton Foote Centennial on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at 583 Park Avenue, will be chaired by Charles Davis, Hallie Foote, David Richenthal and Michael Wilson.
Primary Stages Announces 2016 ESPA Drills Play Selections
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016
Primary Stages announced today the selections for the 7th Annual ESPA Drills, a developmental play program that provides staged readings to four playwrights selected by blind submission, for scripts developed at Primary Stages ESPA.
Photo Flash: Horton Foote's Daughter Hallie Foote Visits Raven Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015
Hallie Foote, actress and daughter of the late playwright Horton Foote, visited the Raven Theatre on Tuesday, January 13 to observe a rehearsal of Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate and again on the 14th for a public interview to discuss her father's work. The January 14th interview was conducted by Goodman Theatre Resident Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper. Scroll down for photos from Foote's visit!
BWW Profile: Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Adaptation Nominated for 2014 Emmy Award
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 25, 2014
Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL adaptation scored a number of 2014 Emmy nominations, including 'Best TV Movie,' and Cicely Tyson for her role. In honor of its nods, BWW is taking a look back at the production!
Photo Flash: First Look at Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies, Veanne Cox and More in THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014
The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley,Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. Check out a first look below!
Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Talks Once-in-a-Lifetime Role in A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2014
Ms Tyson spoke exclusively to The Hollywood Reporter about her award-winning role, which she shared was one she always wanted to take on.
Photo Flash: The Old Globe's OTHELLO Celebrates Opening Night with Blair Underwood and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014
The Old Globe presents Shakespeare's classic tragedy OTHELLO, directed by Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Joining Blair Underwood in the title role are Richard Thomas as Iago, and Kristen Connolly as Desdemona are Broadway and Globe veterans Noah Bean(Michael Cassio; Yellow Face, 'Damages'), Jonny Orsini(Roderigo; The Nance), Mark Pinter (The Duke of Venice; the Globe's Hamlet and Charley's Aunt), Angela Reed (Emilia; Rock 'n' Roll, the Globe's August: Osage County), and Mike Sears (Brabantio, Gratiano; La Jolla Playhouse's Sideways and His Girl Friday). Scroll down for photos from the show's opening night festivities!
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