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Garland Wright

 
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Date of Death: July 24, 1998
The Guthrie Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo The Guthrie Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

The Guthrie Theater today announced 10 ambitious, full-scale productions to commemorate the theater’s 60-year legacy: Qui Nguyen’s love-and-war comedy Vietgone; the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks’ Sally & Tom, produced in collaboration with The Public Theater and more.

Broadway Choreographer Liza Gennaro To Be Featured At The Players For Exclusive Book  Photo Broadway Choreographer Liza Gennaro To Be Featured At The Players For Exclusive Book Talk And Signing
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Broadway choreographer Liza Gennaro will lead a talk and signing for her new book Making Broadway Dance at The Players, a historic membership club in a Gramercy Park South Gothic Revival mansion, on March 2, 2022.

Guthrie Theater to Present World-Premiere Adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starring Ma Photo Guthrie Theater to Present World-Premiere Adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starring Matthew Saldivar
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for its 47th production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, featuring a world-premiere adaptation by Chicago-based theatermaker Lavina Jadhwani, directed by Joseph Haj.

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 to Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt and Er Photo French Riviera Film Festival 2021 to Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021

The third annual French Riviera Film Festival, will present a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar-winning actor George Chakiris and Industry Excellence Awards to Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts, at an exclusive ceremony on July 14 at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, the announcement was made today by festival founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj.

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 To Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt And Er Photo French Riviera Film Festival 2021 To Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt And Eric Roberts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

The third annual French Riviera Film Festival will present a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar-winning actor George Chakiris and Industry Excellence Awards to Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts, at an exclusive ceremony on July 14 at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel.

Student Blog: Letters from a Nobody in New York #6: Meet a Professor, Dean Liza Genna Photo Student Blog: Letters from a Nobody in New York #6: Meet a Professor, Dean Liza Gennaro!
by Student Blogger: Liam Joshua Munn - Apr 26, 2021

There is something really exciting about a Brand New Musical Theatre Program in New York City - Welcome to the Manhattan School of Music's New Musical Theatre Degree! I had the pleasure of speaking with Liza Gennaro, the Associate Dean and Director of the Musical Theatre Program at MSM. MSM has produced several quarantine musicals over the last year, including Rupert Holmes's The Mystery of Edwin Drood!

The Guthrie Theater Will Present the Return of Rotating Repertory with SHAKESPEARE'S  Photo The Guthrie Theater Will Present the Return of Rotating Repertory with SHAKESPEARE'S HISTORY CYCLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) announced today a return of rotating repertory with Shakespeare's History Cycle (Richard II, Henry IV [Parts I and II as one play] and Henry V), which will play on the Wurtele Thrust Stage during the 2020-2021 Season.

NAATCO Kicks Off The Season With Gordon Dahlquist's [VEIL WINDOW CONSPIRACY] At NY Th Photo NAATCO Kicks Off The Season With Gordon Dahlquist's [VEIL WINDOW CONSPIRACY] At NY Theatre Workshop
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019

The OBIE Award-winning NAATCO, National Asian American Theatre Company, kicks off their 29th season with the World Premiere of Gordon Dahlquist's [Veil Widow Conspiracy]. Aneesha Kudtarkar directs a cast that will include Edward Chin-Lyn, Kimiye Corwin, Bruce McKenzie, David Shih, James Seol, Karoline Xu, and Aaron Yoo. This Off-Broadway limited engagement at Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th Street) will begin performances Saturday June 8th with Opening Night set for June 15th (7pm).  Performances continue through July 6th only.

NAATCO to Kick Off Season with [VEIL WIDOW CONSPIRACY] Photo NAATCO to Kick Off Season with [VEIL WIDOW CONSPIRACY]
by Julie Musbach - May 6, 2019

The OBIE Award-winning NAATCO, National Asian American Theatre Company, kicks off their 29th season with the World Premiere of Gordon Dahlquist's [Veil Widow Conspiracy].

The Drama League Announces Its 2019 Directors-In-Residence Photo The Drama League Announces Its 2019 Directors-In-Residence
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2018

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) has announced the theater directors chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2019 Drama League Artist Residency Program. Public work-in-progress presentations of each residency will be held periodically throughout the year at The Drama League Theater Center, 32 Avenue of the Americas, in Tribeca. Schedules for the presentations, which are open to the public, will be available throughout 2019 at www.dramaleague.org or by calling (212) 244-9494.

BWW Interview: PRIME Productions' Shelli Place and TWO DEGREES Photo BWW Interview: PRIME Productions' Shelli Place and TWO DEGREES
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Oct 7, 2018

Shelli Place and her colleagues at PRIME Productions saw a role to fill in the varied theater landscape in the Twin Cities, and are doing just that in their second season with an area premiere of TWO DEGREES at the Guthrie's Level Nine.

Celise Kalke Selected To Be Managing Director Of Atlanta's Synchronicity Theatre Photo Celise Kalke Selected To Be Managing Director Of Atlanta's Synchronicity Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2018

The members of the Board of Directors of Synchronicity Theatre are pleased to announce that Celise Kalke has been selected to be the Company's new Managing Director. Her official start date will be October 22, 2018.

VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie Photo VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

VIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck Photo VIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck
by Alan Henry - Jun 29, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

Photo Flash: Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Photo Flash: Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) proudly announced the cast and creative team for the theater's summer musical, West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) proudly announced the cast and creative team for the theater's summer musical, West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Guthrie Theater Presents Major Revival Of WEST SIDE STORY
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2018

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) proudly announced the cast and creative team for the theater's summer musical, West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

Rubicon Theatre Presents KING LEAR Starring George Ball Photo Rubicon Theatre Presents KING LEAR Starring George Ball
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2018

Rubicon Theatre presents a timely and trenchant production of Shakespeare's tragedy KING LEAR as the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Co-Founder James O'Neil, the production features a 20-member cast led by acclaimed actor and company memberGeorge Ball, who has starred in previous Rubicon productions of All My Sons, Man of La Mancha, and Jacques Brel… (New York, L.A., and international companies of the latter).

The Guthrie Lines Up Classic Favorites and Bold New Works for 2018/19 Season Photo The Guthrie Lines Up Classic Favorites and Bold New Works for 2018/19 Season
by Julie Musbach - Mar 7, 2018

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) today announced seven of the eight productions to be offered as part of the theater's 2018-2019 subscription season, including Playing with Fire by Barbara Field based upon the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Metamorphoses, written and directed by Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman, and the renowned musical comedy Guys and Dolls on the Wurtele Thrust Stage, and Michael Frayn's Noises Off, The Great Leap by rising playwright Lauren Yee, Cyrano de Bergerac, adapted and directed by Joseph Haj, and the world premiere of Floyd's, a Guthrie commission by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, on the McGuire Proscenium Stage.

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