Edward Albee News

Date of Birth: March 12, 1928 (89)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
A Streetcar Named Desire Announces Casting & Starts Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2005

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is proud to present Natasha Richardson (Blanche Du Bois) & John C. Reilly (Stanley Kowalski) in a new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire, with Amy Ryan (Stella Kowalski) & Chris Bauer (Mitch), directed by Edward Hall at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Drama Desk Discussion PanelPhoto Coverage: Drama Desk Discussion Panel
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 20, 2005

'Everything Goes! 50 Years of Social Chance on the American Stage' focussed on how our nation's theater has reflected changes in society from decade to decade over the past half century. (more...)

2005 Laurence Olivier Awards Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2005

The nominations were announced today for the 2005 Olivier Awards, London's most prestigious theatre awards. The award ceremony will take place on February 20, 2005 in the UK. (more...)

Bush II, Part II: What's the Theater to Do?Bush II, Part II: What's the Theater to Do?
by Adrienne Onofri - Jan 19, 2005

Tony Kushner, Karen Finley, 'Urinetown' creator Greg Kotis and others speak with BWW as George W. Bush is re-inaugurated. (more...)

Breaking News: Kaitlin Hopkins goes On The RecordBreaking News: Kaitlin Hopkins goes On The Record
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2004

Kaitlin Hopkins (Bare, Noises Off, Bat Boy) will take over for the departing Emily Skinner in Disney's On The Record. (more...)

National Theatre receives four 2004 Evening Standard Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2004

The National Theatre of Great Britain received four 2004 Evening Standard Awards, it was announced today in a ceremony at the National's Olivier Theatre. (more...)

Full cast announced for MTC's Brooklyn Boy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2004

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce full casting for their upcoming world premiere production of BROOKLYN BOY by Donald Margulies, directed by Daniel Sullivan. The production is being co-produced with South Coast Repertory. (more...)

Winners of Philly's 2003-2004 Barrymore Awards!
by Pati Buehler - Nov 17, 2004

The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia boasts a current membership of more than 75 organizations and 180 individual artists. 35 theaters participated in this year's nominations for their outstanding work in acting, directing, sound, lighting, costumes, musical direction, choreography and overall outstanding performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marx and Lopez at Stella Adler School of ActingPhoto Coverage: Marx and Lopez at Stella Adler School of Acting
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 1, 2004

Avenue Q's Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx were guest artists at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting on Oct. 28. (more...)

David Burtka Joins 'Opposite of Sex'David Burtka Joins 'Opposite of Sex'
by BWW - Aug 25, 2004

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that David Burtka is set to star (more...)

Tevye Comes to the Stella Adler StudioTevye Comes to the Stella Adler Studio
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 25, 2004

Fiddler on the Roof star Alfred Molina was the featured speaker at the Harold Clurman Lecture Series, and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the moment. (more...)

UK RoundupUK Roundup
by Jake Brunger - Mar 5, 2004

England gets Broadway's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang first whilst everything transfers to London and Joan Collins goes on tour. (more...)

Review of 'Beautiful Child' at the Vineyard Theatre
by Adrienne Onofri - Feb 25, 2004

Perhaps my reaction to Nicky Silver's 'Beautiful Child' would be more positive if I didn't watch it from the same seat where only a few months ago I winced through parts of Paula Vogel's 'The Long Christmas Ride Home.' (more...)

An Interview with the Infamous Michael RiedelAn Interview with the Infamous Michael Riedel
by Robert Diamond - Nov 5, 2003

BroadwayWorld.com recently sat down with the New York Post's always controversial theater columnist - Michael Riedel. Read on to hear what he has to say about growing up *not* singing show tunes, Bernadette Peters, the current state of Broadway, and lots more... (more...)

An Interview With The Marvelous Michael MustoAn Interview With The Marvelous Michael Musto
by BWW - Jul 25, 2003

Michael Musto, a well know writer for the Village Voice recently sat down with BroadwayWorld.com's Corine Cohen to discuss his life. Read on! (more...)

Stagecrafters 2nd Stage to Present Edward Albee's SEASCAPE REPTILESStagecrafters 2nd Stage to Present Edward Albee's SEASCAPE REPTILES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Brooklyn Academy of Music Announces 2012 Next Wave Festival Feat. EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Joseph V. Melillo, executive producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, today announced programming for the 2012 Next Wave Festival, in its 30th year. The festival runs from September 5 to January 19 and comprises dance, theater, music, music-theater, nouveau cirque, film, and multimedia events. This season, BAM presents its first engagements at the new BAM Richard B. Fisher Building. The Fishman Space, a flexible 250-seat venue, will be showcased in various configurations with 15 diverse productions. The Next Wave Festival also features BAMcafé Live weekend music events, BAMcinématek programs, visual art exhibitions, artist talks, and literary events. (more...)

Signature's THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Signature Theatre has announced that performances begin tonight for EDWARD ALBEE'S THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE, directed by David Esbjornson. The production runs February 14 - March 25, 2012 with a March 5 opening night and is the inaugural production in The End Stage Theatre at the Company's new Frank Gehry-designed home The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Reveals Stephen Sondheim Lyrics for Shinsai: Theatres for Japan Benefit; Features Patti LuPone and More!BroadwayWorld Reveals Stephen Sondheim Lyrics for Shinsai: Theatres for Japan Benefit; Features Patti LuPone and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Patti LuPone, Richard Thomas, Mary Beth Hurt, Jay O. Sanders and Henry Stram will join forces with the previously announced Michi Barral, Cindy Cheung, Joel de la Fuente, Angel Desai, Ann Harada, Jennifer Ikeda, Paul Juhn, Peter Kim, Ken Leung, Li Jun Li, Jennifer Lim, Angela Lin, Paolo Montalban, Olivia Oguma, Jon Norman Schneider, Thom Sesma, Sab Shimono, Jade Wu, Jonny Wo, James Yaegashi and Stacey Yen to raise funds that will go directly to Japanese theater artists devasted by last year's earthquake when they appear in this Sunday's March 11 benefit performances of Shinsai: Theaters for Japan, at the Great Hall at Cooper Union. TCG has released the lyrics to the number contributed by living legend Stephen Sondheim and BroadwayWorld brings them to you below! (more...)

FREUD'S LAST SESSION to Close at LA's Broad Stage, 2/10; International Productions in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

FREUD'S LAST SESSION, the runaway hit play by Mark St. Germain, will end its triumphant limited engagement tomorrow, February 10th at The Broad Stage in Los Angeles. Starring Judd Hirsch as Sigmund Freud and Tom Cavanagh as C. S. Lewis, FREUD'S LAST SESSION is directed by Tyler Marchant, who helmed the original New York production. The show's west coast premiere is presented by The Broad Stage & Carolyn Rossi Copeland, Robert Stillman and Jack Thomas. (more...)

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