Barbara Stanwyck News

Also Credited As: Ruby Stevens
 
Date of Birth: July 16, 1907
Date of Death: January 20, 1990 (82)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Irish Rep Announces Full Cast For THE PLOUGH AND THE STARSIrish Rep Announces Full Cast For THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today special events and programming for the month of March as part of the The Sean O'Casey Season, a comprehensive retrospective of the work of renowned Irish playwright Sean O'Casey, celebrating 30 years of Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: A CONVERSATION WITH EDITH HEAD at Pear Theatre is an intimate evening of Hollywood backstory with the acclaimed costume designerBWW Review: A CONVERSATION WITH EDITH HEAD at Pear Theatre is an intimate evening of Hollywood backstory with the acclaimed costume designer
by Steve Murray - Dec 11, 2018

BWW Review: A CONVERSATION WITH EDITH HEAD at Pear Theatre is an intimate evening of Hollywood backstory with the acclaimed costume designer (more...)

BWW Review: 'Losing Your Mind' Three Ways in a Weekend at Opera Philadelphia's Festival O18BWW Review: 'Losing Your Mind' Three Ways in a Weekend at Opera Philadelphia's Festival O18
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 26, 2018

Whether from disease, 19th century #MeToo-style abuse, or unrequited love, Opera Philadelphia's (OP) Festival O18 opening weekend showed us three ways that central female characters lost their grip on reality. While I considered only one of them a total success, audience openness to sometimes-demanding material made it clear that the company has found a formula that strikes at the hearts of opera-goers, new and old. (more...)

Review: U.S. Premiere of Norm Foster's SCREWBALL COMEDY Generates Laughs at Theatre 40Review: U.S. Premiere of Norm Foster's SCREWBALL COMEDY Generates Laughs at Theatre 40
by Shari Barrett - Jul 23, 2018

Norm Foster has written over sixty plays which have been produced all over the world. Selections from this most-produced Canadian playwright have been included at Theatre 40 for many years, but this time the group is excited to present the U.S. Premiere of his appropriately titled new play SCREWBALL COMEDY which pays homage to this classic genre of entertainment. Emerging in the 1930s, screwball comedies were a wild new strain of fast-talking farces involving battles of the sexes and a world forever on the brink of chaos. The elements included a male and female who may be adversarial at first but are ultimately ideal for each other. Think of the classic films It Happened One Night, His Girl Friday, Bringing Up Baby and My Man Godfrey during which some farcical or slapstick action occurs, including snappy patter and crackling dialogue with bits of off-color humor thrown in, with the plot ultimately leading to the female gaining the upper hand in the relationship. (more...)

UW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARKUW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama's season opener is Lynn Nottage's sharp, irreverent look at racism and Black female ambition in Hollywood, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. (more...)

UW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARKUW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama's season opener is Lynn Nottage's sharp, irreverent look at racism and Black female ambition in Hollywood, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. (more...)

BWW Review: DOUBLE IDEMNITY at Asolo Repertory TheatreBWW Review: DOUBLE IDEMNITY at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Aug 15, 2017

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Presents Double Idemnity (more...)

Short North Stage Presents the Hilarious CLEOPATRA by Charles Busch
by Christopher Castanho - Jul 25, 2017

Ohio's very own Short North Stage will be hosting yet another Charles Busch play 'Cleopatra' July 27th - August 6th at the Garden Theater. Having produced other tear-jerking comedies by the 'campy playwright' in previous years, Short North Stage Fan favorites 'Psycho Beach Party', 'Die Mommy Die', and 'The Divine Sister' Artistic Director Edward Carignan is excited (more...)

FSLC Announces Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer This July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

he Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer (July 21-27), a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer's film work—the first in New York in over a decade. (more...)

BWW Review: Ensemble and Direction Galvanize EVITA at Eight O'Clock Theatre
by Peter Nason - Mar 6, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's masterpiece is a gorgeous-looking production. (more...)

Rush Ticket Policy Will Continue Through Run SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Hot off last week's historic opening night, the producers of Sunday in the Park with George are pleased to announce the show will continue to offer a limited number of tickets $41 each, to celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Theatre as it becomes Broadway's 41st theater.  All $41 tickets will be available at Hudson Theatre box office (139-141 West 44th Street) on the day of the performance when the box office opens. (more...)

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Begins on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Ambassador Theatre Group's Broadway revival of the New York City Center production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning Sunday in the Park with George begins performances tonight! (more...)

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Celebrates Broadway's 41st Theatre with $41 Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

In commemoration of the opening of the 41st Broadway theatre, Sunday in the Park with George has announced the show will offer the front row orchestra seats to preview performances (February 11 - February 22) at $41, to celebrate the re-opening of Hudson Theatre as it becomes Broadway's 41st theater. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Phillip Boykin, Robert Sean Leonard, Ruthie Ann Miles and More Join SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE on Broadway; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Just in - the complete cast and creative team for Ambassador Theatre Group's Broadway revival of the New York City Center production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning Sunday in the Park with George has been announced.  (more...)

FUNNY GIRL, THE LION KING & More Inducted Into Library of Congress' National Film Registry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 motion pictures that have been inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress because of their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance. (more...)

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford, to Finish the Hat on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group has just announced that the Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford will re-open the historic Hudson Theatre (139-141 West 44th Street) on Broadway this winter for a strictly limited 10-week engagement. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception today, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

ALL THE RIGHT MOVES & More Set for REEL 13's August Lineup
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Frank Capra's 1941 comedy-drama Meet John Doe is featured in the August lineup on Reel 13. In Meet John Doe, director Frank Capra makes powerful political statements that seem prescient today. (more...)

Sneak Peak of Hudson Theatre Restoration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

Here's a peek at the restoration happening inside the historic Hudson Theatre. We can't wait to share the finished product with you this Spring when the Hudson Theatre becomes Broadway's 41st theater! (more...)

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