Charles Durning News

 
Date of Birth: February 28, 1923
Date of Death: December 24, 2012 (89)
Birth Place: Highland Falls, NY, USA
Gender: Male
CYRANO Starring Peter Dinklage Finds Full Cast; Blake Jenner and MoreCYRANO Starring Peter Dinklage Finds Full Cast; Blake Jenner and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Casting of Goodspeed Musicals' Cyrano is complete. Film and TV actor Blake Jenner will play Christian. He joins previously announced Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, who will play Cyrano alongside film actress Haley Bennett as Roxanne in this bold new musical. (more...)

AN L.A. MINUTE Starring Kiersey Clemons and Gabriel Byrne Opens in Theaters 8/24AN L.A. MINUTE Starring Kiersey Clemons and Gabriel Byrne Opens in Theaters 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Ted Gold (Gabriel Byrne) is a mega-rich, mega-famous, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and blockbuster movie producer. Problem is, overwhelming success has turned him into a mega-hack, and he knows it. His misery and self-loathing makes him treat everyone in his life with disrespect. One morning, as he travels from his Malibu seaside home to promote his new book, he is completely oblivious to the fact that his destructive behavior will ruin his life within 48 hours. (more...)

WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman to Be Honored at At The Actors Fund's Tony Awards Viewing PartyWICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman to Be Honored at At The Actors Fund's Tony Awards Viewing Party
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today an exciting line-up of presenters and performers for The Actors Fund's 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party. (more...)

Theater for the New City Presents CYBERBABIES: A MUSICAL DOT.COMEDYTheater for the New City Presents CYBERBABIES: A MUSICAL DOT.COMEDY
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, presents Cyberbabies: A Musical Dot.Comedy, a world premiere musical with book, music and lyrics by Craig Silver. Lissa Moira directs a cast of 14, including William Broderick, Jef Canter, Selear Duke, Katie Fann, Becca Gottlieb, Jordan Griffey, Zander Kirby, David "Zen" Mansley, Michael Maricondi, Olivia Medley, James Parks, Johnathan Fox Powers, Dani Westhead, and Amanda Yachechak.  Performances will be staged at the Community Space at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York, NY 10003 from May 31-June 17, 2018.  (more...)

The Actors Fund's 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party To Honor Winnie HolzmanThe Actors Fund's 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party To Honor Winnie Holzman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Actors Fund - the national human services organization that that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan - will celebrate Broadway's Biggest Night at the 22nd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Party on Sunday, June 10, 2018 (3:30-8:00pm) at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Emmy® and Tony Award® nominee Winnie Holzman will be honored with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. (more...)

BWW Interview: Dan Lauria Talks Creative Madness in THE STONE WITCH, Joining THIS IS US, and MoreBWW Interview: Dan Lauria Talks Creative Madness in THE STONE WITCH, Joining THIS IS US, and More
by Julie Musbach - Apr 19, 2018

Dan Lauria boasts an extensive career both on stage and off. He took a moment to speak with BroadwayWorld about his experience in The Stone Witch and his upcoming projects including a recurring role on the hit television series 'This Is Us'. Find out what he had to say below! (more...)

MANGLED BEAMS Looks At Native American Iron Workers Who Cleared Debris On 9/11MANGLED BEAMS Looks At Native American Iron Workers Who Cleared Debris On 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) will present the World Premiere of MANGLED BEAMS by Dawn Jamieson. Directed by Christen Omantra Callahan, previews begin on April 13 at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at The A.R.T./New York Theatres. Opening night is slated for Thursday, April 19. (more...)

OTHELLO, TWELFTH NIGHT Announced for Shakespeare in the Park 2018 SeasonOTHELLO, TWELFTH NIGHT Announced for Shakespeare in the Park 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the line-up today for the 2018 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 56-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. (more...)

Randy Noojin Returns To North Coast Rep For Solo Show SEEGERRandy Noojin Returns To North Coast Rep For Solo Show SEEGER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to welcome back Randy Noojin, as he takes the stage as America's beloved folksinger/activist, Pete Seeger, January 29, 2018. SEEGER is a multimedia, solo show that uses Seeger's signature songs including: If I Had a Hammer, Turn, Turn, Turn, Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Bring 'Em Home, We Shall Overcome, and Guantanamera, to tell the story of his personal struggles for free speech in America. (more...)

SEEGER Starring Randy Noojin Comes to the Eisemann CenterSEEGER Starring Randy Noojin Comes to the Eisemann Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Eisemann Center Presents SEEGER, a multimedia solo show written and performed by Randy Noojin at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas on Saturday, February 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm. This show is part of Spotlight Artists shows, starring Randy Noojin, who appeared in Hard Travelin' with Woody at the Eisemann Center in 2016. (more...)

Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Scandinavia HousePost-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

The Aviva Players and Algonquin Theater Productions in association with Diodati Productions, Original Cast Records and The New York Association present Lady of the Castle, a ghostly post-Holocaust chamber opera based on a true story and an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg with music and lyrics by Mira J. Spektor. (more...)

Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Scandinavia HousePost-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

The Aviva Players and Algonquin Theater Productions in association with Diodati Productions, Original Cast Records and The New York Association present Lady of the Castle, a ghostly post-Holocaust chamber opera based on a true story and an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg with music and lyrics by Mira J. Spektor. (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Comes to Opera America TodayMira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Comes to Opera America Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

The Aviva Players present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia HouseMira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Surpasses Fundraising GoalPittsburgh CLO Surpasses Fundraising Goal
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

Earlier this evening, Pittsburgh CLO Guild President Anne Liparulo announced the Guild's pledge of $500,000 to Pittsburgh CLO's Next Generation Campaign at the 62ndAnnual Pittsburgh CLO Guild Gala, "An Evening in Paris." This special gift was presented as a surprise to Van Kaplan, accompanied by the 2017 CLOE Award, in honor of his 20th Anniversary as Executive Producer of the organization. The gift ensures Pittsburgh CLO will surpass its $10 million Next Generation Campaign goal. (more...)

Mesa Encore Theatre Announces THE GIN GAME Free EventMesa Encore Theatre Announces THE GIN GAME Free Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Join the Mesa Encore Theatre at the Black Box for a FREE EVENT on Sunday June 11th. (more...)

Photo: Broadway's Debra Monk Stops by IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOMPhoto: Broadway's Debra Monk Stops by IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Tony Award winner Debra Monk attended the current rare revival of David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Thursday night Off-Broadway. She was accompanied by playwright/actor Michael Rabe (son of Mr. Rabe and Jill Clayburgh), with whom she starred in David Rabe's VISITING EDNA at Steppenwolf last fall. (more...)

IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM to Conclude Acclaimed Limited Run TomorrowIN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM to Conclude Acclaimed Limited Run Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM will conclude its acclaimed limited run tomorrow evening (Saturday) at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) (more...)

IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Revival to Close This Weekend Off-BroadwayIN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Revival to Close This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM will conclude its acclaimed limited run this Saturday evening, May 6th at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (just west of Eighth Ave.) (more...)

Pasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARSPasadena Symphony and POPS to Celebrate George Gershwin with MUSIC UNDER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Stars of stage and screen will illuminate the night sky when the Pasadena Symphony and POPS presents its annual free Music Under the Stars concert on Saturday, June 3 at Pasadena City Hall's Centennial Square. (more...)

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