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Edward Albee News

Date of Birth: March 12, 1928 (89)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
John Lithgow Wins Emmy Award for THE CROWNJohn Lithgow Wins Emmy Award for THE CROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

John Lithgow has just been announced as the winner of the Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Netflix's 'The Crown'. The actor portrayed iconic politician Winston Churchill. (more...)

Edward Albee's OCCUPANT to Make Area Debut at WingSpan Theatre CompanyEdward Albee's OCCUPANT to Make Area Debut at WingSpan Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Wingspan Theatre Company in cooperation with The Bath House Cultural Arts Center celebrates its 20th Anniversary Season! (more...)

VALOR, AGRAVIO Y MUJER to Launch Repertorio Espanol's 50th Anniversary SeasonVALOR, AGRAVIO Y MUJER to Launch Repertorio Espanol's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Repertorio Espa ol -- one of Off-Broadway's longest-running, continuous theaters, and the only company that presents Spanish-language/English-translated plays in NYC -- will kick-off its 50th season with the U.S. premiere of a 375-old-play by the 17th-century Spanish playwright Ana Caro, VALOR, AGRAVIO Y MUJER (Courage, Betrayal, and a Woman Scorned). (more...)

Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG Extends Before First Preview at Second Stage TheaterHarvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG Extends Before First Preview at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Due to extremely strong ticket sales, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has been extended for two additional weeks of performances, announced Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director). The production will now play through Sunday, December 3. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old GlobeCreative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017-2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-BroadwayEmmy Nominee Polly Draper and More to Star in 20TH CENTURY BLUES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Producer Lida Orzeck and Executive Producer Eva Price have announced the cast of the New York premiere of the new play, 20TH CENTURY BLUES, from Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winner and two-time OBIE Award-winning playwright Susan Miller (MY LEFT BREAST). (more...)

John Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This WinterJohn Lithgow to Bring the Magic of Storytelling to Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Cast Complete for Tracy Letts's World Premiere THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf; Stars Also Set for BLKS and More!Cast Complete for Tracy Letts's World Premiere THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf; Stars Also Set for BLKS and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces full casting for its upcoming productions of BLKS by poet Aziza Barnes (December 7, 2017 - January 28, 2018); You Got Older by Clare Barron (January 25 - March 11, 2018); and Steppenwolf for Young Adults' production of The Burn by Philip Dawkins (February 14 - March 3, 2018). (more...)

THE GHOST SONATA Gets Bold New Revival at Fort Point Theater ChannelTHE GHOST SONATA Gets Bold New Revival at Fort Point Theater Channel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Ghost Sonata, the imaginative, quirky classic by theatre genius August Strindberg, is staged in a bold new revival as part of Fort Point Theater Channel's (FPTC)'s tenth anniversary season. (more...)

Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGYCast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Magic Theatre announced today the complete cast of Barbara Hammond's World Premiere The Eva Trilogy. (more...)

The Mendocino Theatre Company Presents Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLFThe Mendocino Theatre Company Presents Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

The Mendocino Theatre Company continues the celebration of its 40th anniversary with a revival of Edward Albee's masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, a classic piece of theatre that was revised by the playwright in 2005. (more...)

Tickets on Sale NOW for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!, CAROUSEL, THE ICEMAN COMETH and MoreTickets on Sale NOW for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!, CAROUSEL, THE ICEMAN COMETH and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. Plus, group sales start up for Aaron Sorkin's new adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. (more...)

WingSpan presents Edward Albee's OCCUPANT for its 20th Anniversary SeasonWingSpan presents Edward Albee's OCCUPANT for its 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

WINGSPAN THEATRE COMPANY in cooperation with The Bath House Cultural Arts Center celebrates our TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY SEASON!  This Fall, WingSpan Theatre Company will present the Area Premiere of Edward Albee's OCCUPANT.  Our TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY SEASON is dedicated to the legendary American playwright and grand provocateur - Edward Albee - who departed the world on September 16, 2016. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY! and MoreTickets on Sale Tomorrow for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tickets go in sale tomorrow, September 9, at 10 a.m. for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. (more...)

Christopher Lloyd to Headline Reading of POUND in NYCChristopher Lloyd to Headline Reading of POUND in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

On Monday, September 18th at 7pm, Triumvirate Artists will present a "one-night-only' reading of POUND by playwright Sean O'Leary featuring award winning actor Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future trilogy) as Ezra Pound and directed by Kathleen Butler.  The play is produced by Triumvirate Artists (John Essay, Daniel Butler and Kathleen Butler). (more...)

Executive Director Erika Mallin to Step Down After 10 Years at Signature TheatreExecutive Director Erika Mallin to Step Down After 10 Years at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Signature Theatre Board Chairman Edward Norton and incoming Board President Nina Matis announced today that Executive Director Erika Mallin will step down from the company after 10 years to pursue new opportunities. (more...)

Tony-Nominee Alison Fraser to Star in SQUEAMISH Off-BroadwayTony-Nominee Alison Fraser to Star in SQUEAMISH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

All For One Theater (AFO), the company that last produced My Name is Gideon, continues its legacy of producing acclaimed solo works with its upcoming production of Aaron Mark's SQUEAMISH starring two-time Tony nominee Alison Fraser (The Secret Garden, First Daughter Suite). (more...)

Billy Crudup to Star in World Premiere of HARRY CLARKE at Vineyard Theatre; Audible to Record as Audio PlayBilly Crudup to Star in World Premiere of HARRY CLARKE at Vineyard Theatre; Audible to Record as Audio Play
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced that Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (THE COAST OF UTOPIA, Spotlight, THE METAL CHILDREN) will star in the world premiere production of HARRY CLARKE by Obie Award-winner David Cale (LILLIAN) and directed by Leigh Silverman (VIOLET). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in NantucketPhoto Flash: First Look at Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in Nantucket
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket welcomes Kim Zimmer, Robert Newman, Olivia Howell and Grant Tambellini in Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Dan Foster. The production opens tonight, September 6, for a run through September 30 at Bennett Hall, 62 Centre St. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Emmy Nominee Brian Tyree Henry to Join Michael Cera and Chris Evans in LOBBY HEROEmmy Nominee Brian Tyree Henry to Join Michael Cera and Chris Evans in LOBBY HERO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that Emmy Award nominee Brian Tyree Henry will join the cast of Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO, directed by Trip Cullman. (more...)

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