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Date Of Birth:
March 30, 1922
Date Of Death:
April 22, 2007 (85)
Birth Place:
Westfield, MA
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Date of Birth: March 30, 1922
Date of Death: April 22, 2007 (85)

Birth Place: Westfield, MA
THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR to Begin Off-Broadway in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

 The Award-winning ON YOUR WAY HOME PRODUCTIONS is pleased to present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Margaret Dulaney's (Sightseeing; Winner: Berrilla Kerr Award and www.listenwell.org) THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR, directed by John Augustine. The limited engagement begins on Sunday, October 18th and continues through Sunday, November 22th, 2015. Official opening night is Monday, October 26th at 7:00 p.m.. THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR will perform at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 W. 46th Street, New York, NY   10036). Tickets are now on sale at www.hummingbirdoffbroadway.com (more...)

End-of-Life Comedy THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR to Open Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

This fall, expect the unexpected Off-Broadway with a limited run production of THE HUMMINGBIRD'S TOUR by Margaret Dulaney. (more...)

UPDATE: Oprah Winfrey 'Working Closely on New Play' to Mark Broadway Debut
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

In an email to The New York Times received Tuesday night, Scott Sanders, the Broadway producer who was organizing the revival, shared that he and Ms. Winfrey were now "working closely on a new play...' (more...)

'NIGHT, MOTHER Runs Now thru 12/14 at The Lost Studio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

The issue of suicide has always been complicated and controversial. Celebrating the 6th Anniversary of Whitmore Eclectic, Aliah Whitmore directs Sylva Kelegian and Lisa Richards in a revival of Marsha Norman's eloquent, darkly humorous, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'night, Mother. The opening is set for tonight, Nov. 1 at The Lost Studio on La Brea Ave. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Whitmore Eclectic's 'NIGHT, MOTHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The issue of suicide has always been complicated and controversial. Whitmore Eclectic celebrates its 6th anniversary with a revival, presented in association with Ellen Gerstein Productions, of Marsha Norman's eloquent, darkly humorous, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'night, Mother. Aliah Whitmore directs Sylva Kelegian and Lisa Richards for a November 1 opening at The Lost Studio on La Brea Ave. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo onstage below! (more...)

'NIGHT, MOTHER to Run 11/1-12/14 at The Lost Studio
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

The issue of suicide has always been complicated and controversial. Celebrating the 6th Anniversary of Whitmore Eclectic, Aliah Whitmore directs Sylva Kelegian and Lisa Richards in a revival of Marsha Norman's eloquent, darkly humorous, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'night, Mother. The opening is set for Nov. 1 at The Lost Studio on La Brea Ave. (more...)

BWW Profile: Kathy Bates Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Scott Fullerton - Aug 24, 2014

Kathy Bates is a celebrated Stage, Screen, and Television actress, known for her bold and intense portrayals, with signature roles in such movie roles in MISERY, DOLORES CLAIBORNE, and PRIMARY COLORS; stage roles in 'NIGHT MOTHER, COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME JIMMY DEAN JIMMY DEAN, and FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE; and television roles in SIX FEET UNDER, HARRY'S LAW, and her current Emmy nominated performance in AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'night MOTHER - Pulitzer Prize Script and Masterful Acting at Beck Center
by Roy Berko - Mar 23, 2014

One of the most common questions I encountered as a counselor when working with someone who had just experienced the suicide of a family member or acquaintance was 'Why did s/he do it?' Or, in confronting someone who was suicidal, the question is, 'Why do you want to do that?' Ironically, most of the time there is no thoughtful answer. (more...)

NTC's 'NIGHT, MOTHER to Open 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2013

Once again, NTC courageously examines a disturbing subject that most would prefer not to think about. This time it's suicide. 'night, Mother,' by Marsha Norman, opens September 26 in Newnan Theatre Company's Black Box, the space reserved for intimate drama. (more...)

Blythe Danner, Annie Potts and More Set for STEEL MAGNOLIAS NYC Reading, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Producer David Youse and Four Things Productions in association with L.A. Works has just announced a celebrity staged reading in celebration of The 25th Anniversary of Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias to take place on Monday, 3 December 2012 at 7pm to benefit The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). This special one night only event will take place at the Lucille Lortel Theater located at 121 Christopher Street in New York City, where the original production performed. Directed by Judith Ivey and starring Blythe Danner, Annie Potts as M'Lynn, the original Truvy, Margo Martindale as Ouiser, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Shelby and Sarah Stiles as Annelle. Additional cast announced soon! Music for this production has been generously donated by Bonnie Raitt and Pat Boone. With support from the 25th Anniversary Honorary Committee including Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field, Daryl Hannah, Shirley MacLaine, Dolly Parton and Julia Roberts and sponsored by Lifetime Television, Magnolia Bakery and Veranda Restaurant. A VIP reception with the cast and crew will follow this special performance. (more...)

Frances Conroy Replaces Kathy Bates in 25th Anniversary Reading of STEEL MAGNOLIAS in LA Today, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2012

Today, September 9th, 2012, David Youse, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS in association with L.A. WORKS will present an unprecedented staged reading of the critically-acclaimed play, "Steel Magnolias" at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. In partnership with playwright Robert Harling, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS is honored to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this remarkable story written for Harling's sister whom he lost through complications of diabetes. This very special performance will be directed by two-time Tony Award winner Judith Ivey and will feature multiple Emmy nominee and Golden Globe-winning actress Frances Conroy, Golden Globe and Emmy-nominee Elizabeth Perkins, Jennifer Coolidge and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Annie Potts, along with additional cast members to be announced shortly. Conroy is replacing the previously-announced Kathy Bates in the role of Ouiser due to a scheduling conflict. (more...)

Kathy Bates, Elizabeth Perkins, and More Set for STEEL MAGNOLIAS 25th Anniversary Reading Today, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2012

Today, September 9th, 2012, David Youse, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS in association with L.A. WORKS will present an unprecedented staged reading of the critically-acclaimed play, "Steel Magnolias" at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. In partnership with playwright Robert Harling, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS is honored to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this remarkable story written for Harling's sister whom he lost through complications of diabetes. This very special performance will be directed by two-time Tony Award winner Judith Ivey and will feature Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates, Golden Globe and Emmy-nominee Elizabeth Perkins and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Annie Potts along with additional cast members to be announced shortly. (more...)

Mae Whitman & Jill Larson Join 25th Anniversary Reading of STEEL MAGNOLIAS in LA, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

On Sunday, September 9th, 2012, David Youse, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS in association with L.A. WORKS will present an unprecedented staged reading of the critically-acclaimed play, "Steel Magnolias" at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. In partnership with playwright Robert Harling, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS is honored to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this remarkable story written for Harling's sister whom he lost through complications of diabetes. This very special performance will be directed by two-time Tony Award winner Judith Ivey and will feature multiple Emmy nominee and Golden Globe-winning actress Frances Conroy, Golden Globe and Emmy-nominee Elizabeth Perkins, Jennifer Coolidge and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Annie Potts. According to the reading's official website, Mae Whitman has also joined the cast, with Jill Larson acting as host. (more...)

Frances Conroy Replaces Kathy Bates in 25th Anniversary Reading of STEEL MAGNOLIAS in LA, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2012

On Sunday, September 9th, 2012, David Youse, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS in association with L.A. WORKS will present an unprecedented staged reading of the critically-acclaimed play, "Steel Magnolias" at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. In partnership with playwright Robert Harling, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS is honored to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this remarkable story written for Harling's sister whom he lost through complications of diabetes. This very special performance will be directed by two-time Tony Award winner Judith Ivey and will feature multiple Emmy nominee and Golden Globe-winning actress Frances Conroy, Golden Globe and Emmy-nominee Elizabeth Perkins, Jennifer Coolidge and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Annie Potts, along with additional cast members to be announced shortly. Conroy is replacing the previously-announced Kathy Bates in the role of Ouiser due to a scheduling conflict. (more...)

Kathy Bates, Elizabeth Perkins, and More Set for STEEL MAGNOLIAS 25th Anniversary Reading, 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2012

On Sunday, September 9th, 2012, David Youse, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS in association with L.A. WORKS will present an unprecedented staged reading of the critically-acclaimed play, "Steel Magnolias" at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. In partnership with playwright Robert Harling, FOUR THINGS PRODUCTIONS is honored to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this remarkable story written for Harling's sister whom he lost through complications of diabetes. This very special performance will be directed by two-time Tony Award winner Judith Ivey and will feature Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates, Golden Globe and Emmy-nominee Elizabeth Perkins and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Annie Potts along with additional cast members to be announced shortly. (more...)

'nIGHT MOTHER Extended Run At Old Red Lion Theatre Ends Tonight, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2011

The extended run of 'night Mother' at Old Red Lion Theatre ends tonight, 10/8. (more...)

'NIGHT MOTHER Extends At Old Red Lion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

Overwhelming public demand for Pulitzer Prize winning play 'night, Mother has led the producers to extend its run at the Old Red Lion by two weeks until Saturday 8 October. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011

Marsha Norman's multi-award winning play ‘night, Mother has its first professional production in London at the Old Red Lion Theatre nearly three decades after it garnered the Pulitzer, Drama Desk and Susan Blackburn award for Best Play. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

Marsha Norman's multi-award winning play ‘night, Mother has its first professional production in London at the Old Red Lion Theatre nearly three decades after it garnered the Pulitzer, Drama Desk and Susan Blackburn award for Best Play. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg and Kathy Bates Join 'Earthbound' Film
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2010

According to reports from Variety, Kathy Bates and Whoopi Goldberg will both be a part of the Film Department's 'Earthbound'- also starring Kate Hudson and Gael Garcia Bernal. (more...)

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