Ira Levin News - Page 2

 
Date Of Birth:
August 27, 1929
Date Of Death:
November 12, 2007 (78)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Date of Birth: August 27, 1929
Date of Death: November 12, 2007 (78)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Full Casting For Cape Playhouse's ONCE Directed By Hunter Foster Photo Full Casting For Cape Playhouse's ONCE Directed By Hunter Foster
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

The Cape Playhouse at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Michael Rader and Executive Producer Joe Grandy, announce complete casting for The Cape Playhouse's upcoming production of the Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Olivier award winning musical Once.

Photo Flash: VERONICA'S ROOM At Melville Theatre Photo Photo Flash: VERONICA'S ROOM At Melville Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

A SPINE-tingling thriller about a family's secret will soon be exposed at Melville Theatre, exploring the thin line between fantasy, reality and madness.

PST Begins Season With Timely And Timeless FALSETTOS Photo PST Begins Season With Timely And Timeless FALSETTOS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

As the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising brings the state of LGBTQ+ rights in America to the forefront of the national conversation, Princeton Summer Theater will open its 2019 Season on June 20 with William Finn and James Lapine's timeless and timely Falsettos, directed by PST Artistic Director Daniel Krane.

Princeton Summer Theater Launches “Season Of Love” Photo Princeton Summer Theater Launches “Season Of Love”
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

In an airy rehearsal room on the Princeton University campus, a group of students and recent graduates stare down a baseball diamond they leap, cheer, and curse the umpire-or at least that's what they're pretending to do as they conclude the fourth day of rehearsals for William Finn and James Lapine's Falsettos, the opening production of Princeton Summer Theater's 2019 Season.

BWW Review: Don Bluth Front Row Theatre Presents DEATHTRAP - Bristling With Wit And S Photo BWW Review: Don Bluth Front Row Theatre Presents DEATHTRAP - Bristling With Wit And Suspense
by Herbert Paine - May 24, 2019

In its current iteration at Don Bluth Front Row Theatre in Scottsdale, Ira Levin's masterpiece thriller, DEATHTRAP, craftily directed by Lee Cooley and featuring killer performances by Jim Coates and James Gerardi, ticks and tocks like clockwork, with characteristic twists of plot, heightened by a superb cast, making for a riveting and thoroughly enjoyable production. Runs through June 29th.

Princeton Summer Theater Announces 50th Anniversary Season Photo Princeton Summer Theater Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Today Daniel Krane, artistic director of Princeton Summer Theater, announced the organization's 2019 season, which will run from June 20-August 18 and consist of four mainstage productions, as well as the world premiere of a new children's play.

Bergen County Players Presents VERONICA'S ROOM Photo Bergen County Players Presents VERONICA'S ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Bergen County Players (BCP) continues its 86th season with Veronica's Room, written by Ira Levin and directed by Ellyn Essig. Veronica's Room runs February 16th through March 9th, with curtain at 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 pm on Sundays. All performances will take place at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office during regular box office hours.

Garden Theatre 2019-2020 Season Announced Photo Garden Theatre 2019-2020 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

At the opening of the 2018-2019 season production of The Legend of Georgia McBride, Garden Theatre's Artistic Director Rob Winn Anderson took the stage to announce the Garden's 2019-2020 season. Current subscribers can renew their subscriptions immediately. New subscriptions start at $90 and go on sale March 19. Single tickets go on sale May 8, 2019.

Ross Valley Players Presents DEATHTRAP Photo Ross Valley Players Presents DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Ross Valley Players presents Deathtrap, written by Ira Levin, which became an American thriller film in 1982. This ingeniously structured play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients: gasp-inducing thrills and spontaneous laughter.

Ross Valley Players Presents DEATHTRAP Photo Ross Valley Players Presents DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Ross Valley Players presents Deathtrap, written by Ira Levin, which became an American thriller film in 1982. This ingeniously structured play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients: gasp-inducing thrills and spontaneous laughter.

DEATHTRAP at Vertigo Theatre is Sure to Kill Photo DEATHTRAP at Vertigo Theatre is Sure to Kill
by Vicki Trask - Jan 13, 2019

Sidney Bruhl is languishing in his Connecticut home, struggling to overcome a bout of writer's block that has seen his Broadway success turn to near bankruptcy. But the answer may have just arrived when Sidney receives a fantastic script written by his former student, Clifford Anderson. Anderson just wants his old mentor's opinion, but Sidney will do whatever it takes to get back on Broadway.

BWW Feature: 10 Shows To Look Forward To In 2019 To Warm The Valentine's Day Heart An Photo BWW Feature: 10 Shows To Look Forward To In 2019 To Warm The Valentine's Day Heart And Stir The Mind
by Herbert Paine - Jan 5, 2019

Theatre critic Herb Paine offers up 10 Shows in the Phoenix Metro area to look forward to in 2019 ~ to warm the heart and stir the mind.

Ross Valley Players Presents DEATHTRAP Photo Ross Valley Players Presents DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018

Ross Valley Players presents Deathtrap, written by Ira Levin, which became an American thriller film in 1982. This ingeniously structured play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients: gasp-inducing thrills and spontaneous laughter.

Soho Playhouse Hosts NY Premiere of Blanket Fort Entertainment's DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYD Photo Soho Playhouse Hosts NY Premiere of Blanket Fort Entertainment's DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

The Soho Playhouse proudly presents Blanket Fort Entertainment's New York premiere of DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE, written by Burt Grinstead and Anna Stromberg, and directed by Anna Stromberg, as part of the Fringe Encore Series, running Off-Broadway from December 6 - 15, 2018. The Soho Playhouse is located at 15 Vandam Street between 6th Avenue and Varick Street in New York City.

BWW Review: Dare to Enter VERONICA'S ROOM at the Belmont Photo BWW Review: Dare to Enter VERONICA'S ROOM at the Belmont
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 29, 2018

Ira Levin's thriller might have been written for the Belmont's black box Studio Theater.

DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE Returns To Los Angeles LGBT Center For Three Halloween Photo DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE Returns To Los Angeles LGBT Center For Three Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and Blanket Fort Entertainment have announced three special Halloween performances of the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival breakout hit Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. 

York's Belmont Theatre Lines Up Halloween Entertainment Photo York's Belmont Theatre Lines Up Halloween Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Just in time for Halloween...The Belmont Theatre will present the perfect Halloween entertainment with the psychological thriller VERONICA'S ROOM, by Ira Levin, in the Bon-Ton Studio October 19-21 & 25-28. Friday, Saturday and the second Thursday shows are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday shows are at 3:00 p.m.

DEATHTRAP Comes To Claremont Theatre Photo DEATHTRAP Comes To Claremont Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Inland Valley Repertory Theater company (IVRT) is pleased to conclude the 2018 Season with Ira Levin's 1978 DEATHTRAP, which is known as a play with many plot twists or 'a play within a play.' DEATHTRAP holds the record for the longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway and was nominated for four Tony Awards. The production will run October 24 through November 6 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont.

BWW Review: VERONICA'S ROOM at ARENA DINNER THEATRE Photo BWW Review: VERONICA'S ROOM at ARENA DINNER THEATRE
by Jen Poiry - Oct 1, 2018

Just in time for the Halloween season, Arena Dinner Theatre brings back a creepy old theatrical thriller, 'Veronica's Room.' Written by Ira Levin, who also wrote 'Rosemary's Baby,' the 1973 play has an early '70s horror vibe that isn't seen onstage much these days. But given audience reactions on opening night and at the preview performance, maybe it should.

BWW Review: Belmont's WEST SIDE STORY Flies High Photo BWW Review: Belmont's WEST SIDE STORY Flies High
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 25, 2018

Director Rene Staub's production of the Bernstein and Sondheim classic has packed the house at the Belmont main stage.

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