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Date Of Birth:
April 05, 1908
Date Of Death:
October 06, 1989 (81)
Birth Place:
Lowell, MA, USA
Gender: Female
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Bette Davis News

Date of Birth: April 05, 1908
Date of Death: October 06, 1989 (81)
Birth Place: Lowell, MA, USA
Gender: Female
New England Debut of CLUE Headlines Cape Playhouse's 2018 SeasonNew England Debut of CLUE Headlines Cape Playhouse's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Michael Rader, Producing Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the 2018 summer line-up for the historic Playhouse's 92nd season. (more...)

The Second City Brings New Show to Cape Playhouse 9/5- 9 !The Second City Brings New Show to Cape Playhouse 9/5- 9 !
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Second City, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater, returns to The Cape Playhouse for a special fall engagement with a new show, The Best of The Second City. This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City's 55-year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more-- as well as their trademark improvisation. Come see where it all began during this special 5- performance engagement, playing September 5-9. (more...)

Truth Collides with Fiction in the Toronto Premiere of MOCKINGBIRD CLOSETruth Collides with Fiction in the Toronto Premiere of MOCKINGBIRD CLOSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Local indie group, INpulse Theatre, is mounting the Toronto premiere of 'Mockingbird Close', by award-winning Canadian playwright, Trevor Schmidt.  Grimm fairy tale meets the Suburban Dream. (more...)

Photo Flash: Knock on the Door of APARTMENT 301Photo Flash: Knock on the Door of APARTMENT 301
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Antony Raymond's new play, Apartment 301, opened at the Access Theater in Tribeca last week. The World Premiere is being produced by the award-winning Elsinore County Theatre Company and is directed by Raymond. The company's previous plays have been recognized by the New York Innovative Theatre Awards and have received critical acclaim. Raymond's past productions include Pretty Babies, yeah, i met this girl…, JULIO!, and The Title Should Be Spoken Out Loud Around Three-Quarters In (Dream Up Festival 2016), among others. (more...)

Slipstream Presents Original Play About Tennessee WilliamsSlipstream Presents Original Play About Tennessee Williams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

In what has become a Slipstream tradition, September brings the world premiere of an original play, A Night of Stars with Tennessee Williams. Join us for a tour of famous and infamous stars, led by a man admired by more stars than any other: the one and only Tennessee Williams! Appearances on the tour include Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Bette Davis, Truman Capote, Katharine Hepburn, and many more along the way. As in all good tours, the history becomes almost more realistic than the present as the ghosts from the past materialize as flesh and blood. Written by Wilde Award-winner Maxim Vinogradov, this script recently won the Hopwood Award in Drama as well as the Dennis McIntyre Prize. (more...)

Ten Chimneys Foundation and Sarah Siddons Society Collaborate on New ExhibitionTen Chimneys Foundation and Sarah Siddons Society Collaborate on New Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Ten Chimneys Foundation is proud to welcome guests to a new Exhibition in collaboration with Sarah Siddons Society. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Moves THE GRADUATE to Spring, Swaps in TWELVE ANGRY MEN for FallLaguna Playhouse Moves THE GRADUATE to Spring, Swaps in TWELVE ANGRY MEN for Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that due to scheduling conflicts beyond production's control, the previously announced dates of Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, will move to March, 2018 and TWELVE ANGRY MEN, which was scheduled to open in March, 2018 will now perform October 4 -22, 2017. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood SignEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of The Girl Who Jumped Off The Hollywood Sign about bringing the show to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored with 2017 Sarah Siddons Society AwardKate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored with 2017 Sarah Siddons Society Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago has announced 2017 winners of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award. (more...)

ALL ABOUT BETTE: An Interlude with Bette Davis Comes to DallasALL ABOUT BETTE: An Interlude with Bette Davis Comes to Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Bette is back! The Dallas/Fort Worth tour of Camilla Carr's award-winning play, starring Morgana Shaw and directed by Ryan Matthieu Smith, continues. “Bette” will run two nights only, at 8 p.m. August 11-12, at Stage West in Fort Worth. Following the Stage West presentation, “All About Bette” moves to the Stone Cottage Theatre in Addison. The performances will be August 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: Rutanya Alda's MOMMIE DEAREST DIARY a Delicious and Honest Behind the Scenes Look at the 1981 FilmBWW Review: Rutanya Alda's MOMMIE DEAREST DIARY a Delicious and Honest Behind the Scenes Look at the 1981 Film
by Don Grigware - Jul 11, 2017

Remember the 1981 film of Christina Crawford's book Mommie Dearest? Do you remember the actress who played Crawford's invaluable and devoted assistant Carol Ann? It was Rutanya Alda, and she's written a day by day diary of the filming of this cult classic. How delicious! All the gossipy dirt about Faye Dunaway and everyone else connected to the movie like Diana Scarwid, Mara Hobel, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva and director Frank Perry. Alda is honest and tells it like it was. If Dunaway was pleasant, she says so; if she was in a bitchy mood, she paints that as well. (more...)

Olivia de Havilland is Suing Ryan Murphy Over Portrayal of Her on FEUDOlivia de Havilland is Suing Ryan Murphy Over Portrayal of Her on FEUD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

Olivia de Havilland, golden age silver screen star may be 101 years old but she's still around and keeping an eye on pop culture. The New York Times reports that Ms. de Havilland has filed suit against Ryan Murphy, accusing him of falsely representing her on his series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN.  (more...)

Melanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhouseMelanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith will star as Mrs. Robinson in their upcoming production of THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews. (more...)

Elsinore County Presents the Premiere of APARTMENT 301 this AugustElsinore County Presents the Premiere of APARTMENT 301 this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Award-winning Elsinore County, under the Artistic Direction of Antony Raymond, will premiere the new comedy Apartment 301 at the Access Theater in Tribeca. Apartment 301 was written by Antony Raymond who also serves as director. (more...)

VTA Cool Films Series Kicks Off With Crawford and Davis ClassicVTA Cool Films Series Kicks Off With Crawford and Davis Classic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association kicks off the popular 2017-2018 Cool Films Series with the Joan Crawford and Bette Davis classic, WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? Show times are July 7-8 at 7 p.m. and July 9 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark SendroffExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark Sendroff
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 18, 2017

Order in the court because entertainment lawyer to the stars, Mark Sendroff, swings by the studios to discuss his life, career, and what he has learned from his legendary client list with Rob and Kevin. You'll hear no objection from us as Mark discusses his profession and what he loves most about his job. (more...)

Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Terence Archie, J. Bernard Calloway, Audrey Cardwell and Veronica J. Kuehn to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the full cast for Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. (more...)

Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre FestivityMargaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

BWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones TheatreBWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 10, 2017

BWW Review: ALL ABOUT BETTE at Margo Jones Theatre (more...)

Matt S. McCormick's BETTE DAVIS SMIZE to Debut at QueerComMatt S. McCormick's BETTE DAVIS SMIZE to Debut at QueerCom
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Comedian Matt S. McCormick will debut his new solo stand-up show, BETTE DAVIS SMIZE, at QueerCom on June 17th at The PIT on the Striker Main Stage. (more...)

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