Gore Vidal News

Date of Birth: October 03, 1925
Date of Death: July 31, 2012 (86)
Birth Place: West Point, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Michael McKean Returns to Host New Season of Cooking Channel's FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/22Michael McKean Returns to Host New Season of Cooking Channel's FOOD: FACT OR FICTION?, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Acclaimed actor Michael McKean takes viewers on a culinary journey to help unwrap the mythology and adages behind some of our favorite foods, in a new season of FOOD: FACT OR FICTION? premiering Sunday, October 22nd at 10:00pm ET/7:00pm PT on Cooking Channel. (more...)

Michael Stuhlbarg and Nikolai Kinski Join Cast of Netflix Film GORE; Now Shooting in ItalyMichael Stuhlbarg and Nikolai Kinski Join Cast of Netflix Film GORE; Now Shooting in Italy
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Netflix confirmed the addition of Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man, Boardwalk Empire), Douglas Booth (Mary Shelley), Freya Mavor (The Sense of An Ending), Nikolai Kinski (Yves Saint Laurent), and Oscar nominee Griffin Dunne (Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, War Machine) to the cast of GORE. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEYCast and Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
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. This thoroughly entertaining new play is directed by Tony Speciale and will run September 30 October 29, 2017 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run September 30 October 4, with opening night on Thursday, October 5 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are now on sale. (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...)

Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale RepReg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley RepNew Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL to Strike in a City Near You on Tour Next FallTHE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL to Strike in a City Near You on Tour Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Producers, Theatreworks USA, Martian Entertainment, Greg Schaffert Productions and Lang Entertainment Group have partnered with The Road Company (trc.nyc) to bring Drama Desk Nominated Best Musical, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical around the country beginning fall of 2018. (more...)

Griffin Dunne to Portray Composer Leonard Bernstein in New Kevin Spacey-Helmed Biopic GOREGriffin Dunne to Portray Composer Leonard Bernstein in New Kevin Spacey-Helmed Biopic GORE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Deadline reports that actor and director Griffin Dunne will co-star in the Netflix biopic Gore, alongside Kevin Spacey. Spacey is already tapped to play titular character, writer Gore Vidal. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Robert J. Sherman Talks A SPOONFUL OF SHERMANBWW Interview: Robert J. Sherman Talks A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN
by Cindy Marcolina - Aug 22, 2017

Songwriter Robert J. Sherman just ended a run of his latest show A Spoonful of Sherman at Live at Zedel. He discusses the genesis of the cabaret and his family's musical heritage. (more...)

Jeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, and More Join Martin Shaw in THE BEST MANJeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, and More Join Martin Shaw in THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Neck and neck, the only thing that separates the candidates are the endorsements from a respected Ex-President (Jack Shepherd) and party big-wig (Gemma Jones). (more...)

LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next MonthLUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) LUNA GALE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this powerful and arresting Bay Area Premiere, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Mud Blue Sky, Gideon's Knot), Laura Jane Bailey (Mud Blue Sky), Devin S. O'­Brien (Mud Blue Sky), Joshua Marx (TheatreWorks), Alix Cuadra (Theatre of Yugen), Kevin Kemp (Shotgun Players), and Jennifer Vega.  LUNA GALE plays September 1 through October 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Tony Winner Angela Lansbury Teases MURDER SHE WROTE RevivalTony Winner Angela Lansbury Teases MURDER SHE WROTE Revival
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 7, 2017

In a new interview with the Sunday Post, Dame Angela Lansbury hints at the possibility of a revival of her acclaimed detective series MURDER SHE WROTE. (more...)

Richard Jordan Productions and Assembly Festival Present THE TRUMAN CAPOTE TALK SHOWRichard Jordan Productions and Assembly Festival Present THE TRUMAN CAPOTE TALK SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Bob Kingdom's portrayal of Truman Capote, the brilliant and tortured, adorable and wicked writer of Breakfast At Tiffany's and In Cold Blood has spellbound audiences all over the world enjoying a sell-out season in London's West End and Off-Broadway. (more...)

Cambridge Arts Theatre Announces Spectacular Autumn SeasonCambridge Arts Theatre Announces Spectacular Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Cambridge Arts Theatre's autumn season is now on sale, boasting an exceptional line-up of distinguished dramas, acclaimed post and pre-West End productions, famous faces and one-night events. Catering for all artistic tastes, the autumn season showcases the very best of the West End and beyond. (more...)

Tony Winner Kevin Spacey to Portray Gore Vidal in New Netflix BiopicTony Winner Kevin Spacey to Portray Gore Vidal in New Netflix Biopic
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Tony Award host Kevin Spacey will take on the role of famed writer Gore Vidal in a new Netflix original biopic titled GORE, now in production in Italy. (more...)

Cast Complete for New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD at Berkeley RepCast Complete for New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full casting and creative team for the world premiere of AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE TEMPTATIONS MUSICAL. The musical stage production will be directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff. Berkeley Rep presents the show by special arrangement with Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce (American Idiot, Spring Awakening). (more...)

THE BEST MAN Goes On Sale To Sheffield Theatre Members This WeekendTHE BEST MAN Goes On Sale To Sheffield Theatre Members This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Martin Shaw leads the cast in the UK premiere of The Best Man. Gore Vidal's award-winning political thriller about the race for the White House goes on sale to Sheffield Theatre members on Sat 15 July and on general sale on Wed 19 July. (more...)

Confirmed: Angela Lansbury, Emily Watson to Star in LITTLE WOMEN TV AdaptationConfirmed: Angela Lansbury, Emily Watson to Star in LITTLE WOMEN TV Adaptation
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury will join Emily Watson (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING) in a three-part television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's, LITTLE WOMEN for BBC One and Masterpiece on PBS. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take A VISIT TO A SMALL PLANET in Lakewood Theatre Co's LatestPhoto Flash: Take A VISIT TO A SMALL PLANET in Lakewood Theatre Co's Latest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

Lakewood Theatre Company opens its 65th season with Gore Vidal's quirky and humorous sci-fi satire, Visit to a Small Planet. Director Tobias Andersen brings to the stage a story of a flying-saucer spaceman with psychic powers who discovers love, pain, and beatniks on earth. The production sponsor for Visit to a Small Planet is the Lakewood Center Associates. (more...)

Angela Lansbury in Talks to Join Television Adaptation of LITTLE WOMENAngela Lansbury in Talks to Join Television Adaptation of LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Deadline has reported that Tony Award-winner, Angela Lansbury is currently in talks to join the cast of a three-part television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's, Little Women for BBC One and Masterpiece on PBS. (more...)

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