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Date Of Birth:
October 03, 1925
Date Of Death:
July 31, 2012 (86)
Birth Place:
West Point, NY, USA
Bio:
Gore Vidal is recognized as one of our foremost authors and essayists of the last seven decades. In addition to a major sequence of novels about American history and satirical novels, Vidal has written dozens of television plays, film scripts and even three mystery novels under a pseudonym. He has ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 03, 1925
Date of Death: July 31, 2012 (86)

Birth Place: West Point, NY, USA

Bio:
Gore Vidal is recognized as one of our foremost authors and essayists of the last seven decades. In addition to a major sequence of novels about American history and satirical novels, Vidal has written dozens of television plays, film scripts and even three mystery novels under a pseudonym. He has ... (read complete bio)
C.S. Lewis' THE GREAT DIVORCE to be Presented at The Kauffman Center Photo C.S. Lewis' THE GREAT DIVORCE to be Presented at The Kauffman Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021

Fellowship for Performing Arts will return to live theatrical performances in Kansas City on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 4 p.m. with the hit national tour of C.S. Lewis' The Great Divorce. This acclaimed production shows Lewis “at his imaginative best,” as described by the Dallas Morning News. 

92Y to Celebrate Pride Month 2021 With Free Archived Talks Featuring Alan Cumming, To Photo 92Y to Celebrate Pride Month 2021 With Free Archived Talks Featuring Alan Cumming, Tony Kushner and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

92Y will celebrate Pride 2021 by sharing fee archived talks and events featuring luminaries from the world of culture, politics, activism, and literature. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, June 1- Leslie Uggams, Sonya Tayeh, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, June 1- Leslie Uggams, Sonya Tayeh, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 1, 2021

Today (June 1) in live streaming: Stars in the House is bustin' out all over with Leslie Uggams, Capricorn 29 continues, Restart Satges presents dance by Sonya Tayeh, and more!

Chris Noth To Reprise Role Of Mr. Big In Max Original AND JUST LIKE THAT… Photo Chris Noth To Reprise Role Of Mr. Big In Max Original AND JUST LIKE THAT…
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 26, 2021

Chris Noth will reprise the role of 'Mr. Big' in the Max Original series AND JUST LIKE THAT... This new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series 'Sex and the City' follows 'Carrie' (Sarah Jessica Parker), 'Miranda' (Cynthia Nixon) and 'Charlotte' (Kristin Davis) as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s. The ten-episode, half-hour series is scheduled to begin production in New York this summer.

Aaron Tveit, Jordan Fisher, Jason Alexander & More Raise $1,919,254 for BC/EFA Throug Photo Aaron Tveit, Jordan Fisher, Jason Alexander & More Raise $1,919,254 for BC/EFA Through Red Bucket Match-Up Campaign
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2021

A spirited two-week competition among six of Broadway and Hollywood’s most charitable stars raised $1,919,254 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ annual National Grants Program. The first Red Bucket Match-Up supports organizations nationwide that provide lifesaving medication, health care and emergency assistance.

VIDEO: Watch Jason Alexander, Eric McCormack and Kathryn Gallagher Sing for Donations Photo VIDEO: Watch Jason Alexander, Eric McCormack and Kathryn Gallagher Sing for Donations for BC/EFA's Red Bucket Match-Up
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 13, 2021

Since Red Bucket Match-Up launched, celebrity fundraiser Jason Alexander took to Twitter to challenge the other team leaders to share musical performances in exchange for donations from fans. Watch his performance of “Where’s the Orchestra?” by Billy Joel, followed by musical responses by Kathryn Gallagher and  Eric McCormack!

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Launches Red Bucket Match-Up Campaign With Jordan F Photo Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Launches Red Bucket Match-Up Campaign With Jordan Fisher, Kathryn Gallagher, Aaron Tveit, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has announced the first Red Bucket Match-Up, an online fundraising campaign starting today to fund BC/EFA's National Grants Program. The two-week competition, with a $2 million goal, will help provide lifesaving medication, health care and emergency assistance to those across the country struggling right now.

LOVE LETTERS Returns To The West End's Theatre Royal Haymarket Photo LOVE LETTERS Returns To The West End's Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021

Bill Kenwright presents the anticipated return of A.R. Gurney's heart-warming play Love Letters to the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a strictly limited season of only 32 performances from 19 May – 13 June 2021.

The Actors' Gang to Host Conversation with Peter Brook & Tim Robbins, March 25 Photo The Actors' Gang to Host Conversation with Peter Brook & Tim Robbins, March 25
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 19, 2021

The Actors' Gang Theater announces a new Axis Mundi evening as part of its digital season: Axis Mundi – In Conversation with Tim Robbins and theatrical legend and visionary director, Peter Brook. The free event, produced in partnership with Fundación Teatro a Mill, will be translated into French and Spanish and will be streamed Thursday, March 25th at 7 pm PST through Zoom and Facebook Live. The live translation is only available through Zoom.

Kevin Kline, Phylicia Rashad, Bobby Cannavale & More Will Take Part in Broadway's Bes Photo Kevin Kline, Phylicia Rashad, Bobby Cannavale & More Will Take Part in Broadway's Best Shows SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS Spring Season
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2021

Jeffrey Richards has just announced Broadway’s Best Shows, a home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway’s Best, will continue its “Spotlight on Plays” series this spring on Thursday, March 25, 2021 to benefit The Actors Fund.

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s Photo Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2021

With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!

The Actors' Gang Theater Presents AXIS MUNDI Series Photo The Actors' Gang Theater Presents AXIS MUNDI Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 3, 2021

The Actors' Gang Theater announces additional free programming as part of its digital season: Axis Mundi – In Conversation with Ariane Mnouchkine and Tim Robbins. The free event, produced in partnership with Fundación Teatro a Mill, will be translated into French and will be streamed Thursday, March 11th at 7 pm PST through Zoom and Facebook Live. The live translation is only available through Zoom.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 27-28- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Newell Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 27-28- with Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alex Newell and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 27, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 27-28, 2020.

American Shakespeare Center Artistic Director, Ethan McSweeny, Resigns Photo American Shakespeare Center Artistic Director, Ethan McSweeny, Resigns
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2021

American Shakespeare Center's artistic director since 2018, Ethan McSweeny, has resigned, effective February 11.

Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis To Star In SEX AND THE CITY Sp Photo Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis To Star In SEX AND THE CITY Spinoff AND JUST LIKE THAT...
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2021

A New Chapter of 'Sex and the City” Executive Produced by Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon HBO Max has given a series order to AND JUST LIKE THAT..., a new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series, “Sex and the City.'

LOVE LETTERS Starring Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove Opens at the Theatre Royal Hayma Photo LOVE LETTERS Starring Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove Opens at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020

Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presented MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The play opened on 3 December 2020, the first day after the Prime Minister decreed that lockdown would end.

Wake Up With BWW 11/25: GRAMMY Nominations, THE PROM Posters, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/25: GRAMMY Nominations, THE PROM Posters, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2020

Today's top stories: The Grammy Awards nominated 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie' for Best Musical Theatre Album, and more!

Theatre Royal Haymarket to Host First Post-Lockdown New Production of a Play, LOVE LE Photo Theatre Royal Haymarket to Host First Post-Lockdown New Production of a Play, LOVE LETTERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020

Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presents MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

Fellowship for Performing Arts Presents THE GREAT DIVORCE Featuring Joel Rainwater, J Photo Fellowship for Performing Arts Presents THE GREAT DIVORCE Featuring Joel Rainwater, Jonathan Hadley and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020

Fellowship for Performing Arts will bring the New York and national tour cast of THE GREAT DIVORCE online in a virtual presentation featuring Joel Rainwater (The Lion King), Jonathan Hadley (Jersey Boys), Carol Halstead (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) and Tom Souhrada (Mary Poppins, Kinky Boots).

Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Rob McClure and More From DRACULA Unite to Cel Photo Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Rob McClure and More From DRACULA Unite to Celebrate HALLOWEEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020

The Broadway Podcast Network will present an all-star Halloween party to benefit the Broadway Cares Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Fund on October 28th at 9p.m. EST. Tune into the Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors Broadway Halloween Party.

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