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Irene Ryan

 
Irene Ryan Headshot
Date Of Birth:
October 17, 1902
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1973 (70)
Birth Place:
El Paso, TX, USA
Bio:
Ryan was an American actress and comedienne who found success in vaudeville, radio, film, television, and Broadway. She is most widely known for her portrayal of Daisy May "Granny" Moses, mother-in-law of Buddy Ebsen's character Jed Clampett on the long-running TV series The Beverly Hillbillies ... (read complete bio)
 
Irene Ryan Headshot
Date of Birth: October 17, 1902
Date of Death: April 26, 1973 (70)

Birth Place: El Paso, TX, USA

Bio:
Ryan was an American actress and comedienne who found success in vaudeville, radio, film, television, and Broadway. She is most widely known for her portrayal of Daisy May "Granny" Moses, mother-in-law of Buddy Ebsen's character Jed Clampett on the long-running TV series The Beverly Hillbillies ... (read complete bio)
Collaboration LAB Celebrates A New Home For 2023 Photo Collaboration LAB Celebrates A New Home For 2023
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 12, 2023

Enjoy a taphouse beer or glass of wine along with the performances and presentations of area creatives at Collaboration LAB's new venue for March through October 2023 at the Cool River Pizza & Taphouse event room.

Full Cast Announced for BETWEEN TWO KNEES Seattle Premiere at Seattle Rep Photo Full Cast Announced for BETWEEN TWO KNEES Seattle Premiere at Seattle Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2023

Seattle Rep has announced the complete cast and creative team for the ‚Äúuproariously funny‚ÄĚ Seattle premiere of sketch comedy troupe The¬†1491s,¬†Between Two Knees.¬†

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by Bobby Patrick - Feb 9, 2023

To say that this was a one-of-a-kind event is an understatement.

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by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2023

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčMcCarter invites audiences to start the New Year laughing with the outrageously funny and wickedly subversive tale of familial love, loss and connection: Between Two Knees, by acclaimed intertribal sketch comedy troupe The 1941's and directed by Eric Ting.

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by Robert Encila-Celdran - Jan 6, 2023

American regional theaters have seen significant changes since the pandemic began. Reeling from a revenue loss of more than $3 billion since the Covid shutdown (SMU Data Arts), the industry has struggled to establish a new normal, with many redefining their programming in the apprehension of a vague future.

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022

The next broadcast of Rob Morrison's Musical Theatre Melodies will pay tribute to the 50th Anniversary of Steven Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson's Tony Award winning musical PIPPIN, featuring interviews with Tony Award winner John Rubenstein and songs from the original Broadway cast recording with special narration by Tony Award nominee Walter Willison.

Video: Watch a Sneak Peek of FABULATION OR, THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE at Lyric Stage Photo Video: Watch a Sneak Peek of FABULATION OR, THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE at Lyric Stage Company Of Boston
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

Fabulation or, The Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage is playing at Lyric Stage Company Of Boston through Sunday, October 9. Watch a sneak peek here!

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by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022

Placer Repertory Theater has announced the cast for the Ghosts of Placer County mainstage world premiere, which performs the first two weekends of October in Roseville.

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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčFabulation or, The Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage and directed by Dawn M. Simmons kicks off Lyric Stage's 2022/23 season with a universal story about trying to make a life of your own while reconciling and making peace with your past, your family, and the perception of the place you hold in the world.

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by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2022

Hear, see, experience, jump up and take part in unique stories from true history, and learn more this month about the villain who is tearing the fabric of time at the July 24 show RIFTS IN TIME.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts virtually hosted more than 125 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. 

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by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2022

Since the theatre first opened its doors in 1996, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre has become known for bringing both classic musicals, as well as area and regional premieres  to the stage. 

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Anne Runolfsson and Tess Adams Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Anne Runolfsson and Tess Adams
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 28, 2022

Today’s subjects Anne Runolfsson and Tess Adams are currently living their theatre lives performing in their mother/daughter self-created show about the ups and downs of being in show business entitled The Story Goes On. You can see these crazily talented ladies in action April 29th at the New Spire Arts’ Ausherman Theatre in Frederick, Maryland.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

TheaterWorks¬†Hartford¬†will¬†present the East Coast premiere of¬†Zoey‚Äôs Perfect Wedding¬†by Tony-winner¬†Matthew LoŐĀpez, the first Latin√© playwright to win the Tony Award for best play. Directed by¬†Artistic Director¬†Rob Ruggiero, the production marks¬†LoŐĀpez‚Äôs return to TheaterWorks Hartford following 2018's¬†The Legend of Georgia McBride.

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by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2022

The Opera Memphis Handorf Company Artist program will welcome three exciting new talents to Memphis this February. Since the inaugural 2018 roster of young artists completed their tenure, the HCA program has continued to serve as a training program for rising talent from across the country, welcoming a half dozen artists to this impactful, community-oriented program.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the national awardees of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, which was held virtually in convenings for each discipline that began on March 8, 2021 and continued through May 22, 2021.

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by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Apr 19, 2021

I had just finished about four months of online learning when I started classes at UCM, so it was weird being on a campus again, especially with all the COVID-19 restrictions.

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by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Apr 5, 2021

My list of dream roles is short, and it would be really great to make it even shorter by crossing these roles off the list.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021

Students and faculty from the Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts have once again collected a multitude of awards at this year's Region 1 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival competition. The regional festival was conducted virtually this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2021

Next week, twelve University of Hawai'i at MńĀnoa students will be among several hundred undergraduate and graduate students sharing their talents in a regional collegiate acting competition that could forward any one of them to Nationals.

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