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Date of Birth: February 27, 1930 (90)

Birth Place: Greenville, SC, USA
Westport Country Playhouse Presents Conversation About OUR TOWN Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents Conversation About OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2021

Participating in the “Our Town at the Playhouse” panel will be Howard Sherman, author; Anne Keefe, current Playhouse associate artist, and former associate artistic director with Joanne Woodward at the time of the Playhouse’s 2002 production of “Our Town”; and Jake Robards, who appeared in the Playhouse production. 

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Virtual Playreading of Mystery Mashup Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents Virtual Playreading of Mystery Mashup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2021

Westport Country Playhouse will present a virtual Script in Hand playreading of “A Sherlock Carol,” a new, mystery mashup featuring familiar characters from the literature of Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dickens.

Social Roundup: The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Christopher Plummer Photo Social Roundup: The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Christopher Plummer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021

Read what theatre stars from across social media are saying about the passing of Christopher Plummer.

Stanley Martin and Tait Ruppert Star In The Jocunda Festival's Virtual Play Reading O Photo Stanley Martin and Tait Ruppert Star In The Jocunda Festival's Virtual Play Reading Of VEILS OF JUSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL Presents a Virtual Play Reading of VEILS OF JUSTICE written by Tita Anntares and directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, September 27th at 8PM EST.

NJ Theater Alliance's Stages Online / Theater Project Presents DRAGONS IN THE CREASE  Photo NJ Theater Alliance's Stages Online / Theater Project Presents DRAGONS IN THE CREASE on Zoom
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020

 Dragons in the Crease, a play which premiered last year at New York Theater Festival's Summerfest 2019, will be presented by The Theater Project at 7:30 PM, Tuesday, June 30, online via Zoom, as part of The New Jersey Theatre Alliance's Stages Online.  Based on a real event, the play concerns a college student with a severe stutter who has been asked by his professor not to speak in class but instead write his questions down. Because of the media coverage that ensues, the incident becomes a national news story, changing both their lives forever.

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires Archive of Martha Graham Photo The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires Archive of Martha Graham
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020

The New York Public Library of the Performing Arts has acquired the archive of Martha Graham, one of the most significant and influential voices of the modern dance movement.

Shout! Factory TV Releases all 11 Seasons of the CAROL BURNETT SHOW Photo Shout! Factory TV Releases all 11 Seasons of the CAROL BURNETT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

Shout! Factory TV has announced that on June 1, 2020, all 11 seasons of one of the most acclaimed and influential TV series of all-time, and the winner of 25 Emmy® Awards, “The Carol Burnett Show,” will be available for viewing on streaming platforms.

Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97 Photo Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

Wynn Handman, the famed New York acting teacher and Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, died at home April 11, 2020 of Covid-19 related pneumonia. He was 97.

INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93 Photo INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO's James Lipton Has Died at 93
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that James Lipton, executive producer, writer, and host of the Bravo cable television series Inside the Actors Studio, has died at age 93.

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Reading of MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents Reading of MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of a?oeMiracle on South Division Street,a?? a comedy about family, faith, and adjusting to life's surprises, by Tom Dudzick, on Monday, February 24, at 7 p.m.  Co-curators and co-directors of the Script in Hand Series are Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist, and Mark Shanahan, director, actor, and playwright. 

34th Annual MAC Awards to Take Place in March; Anita Gillette to Receive Lifetime Ach Photo 34th Annual MAC Awards to Take Place in March; Anita Gillette to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has made its initial announcement of the upcoming 34th Annual MAC Awards. The awards presentation and show will take place on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm, at SONY Hall on 46th Street in New York City.

VIDEO: Allison Janney Talks Carol Burnett, Turning 60 & THE WEST WING on JIMMY KIMMEL Photo VIDEO: Allison Janney Talks Carol Burnett, Turning 60 & THE WEST WING on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020

Allison talks about loving Carol Burnett, wanting to work with her, recently turning 60, “The West Wing,” and her new Amazon Prime movie Troop Zero.

Martha Graham Dance Company's Studio Series Continues with CUNNINGGRAHAM Photo Martha Graham Dance Company's Studio Series Continues with CUNNINGGRAHAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

Martha Graham Dance Company's Studio Series continues with CunningGraham, a Merce Cunningham and Martha Graham technique comparison and discussion featuring Graham 2 and Cunningham Workshop participants, on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 4–5, at 7pm, at the Martha Graham Studio Theater.

Meet the Cast and Creative Team of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON - Now in Previews on Broadw Photo Meet the Cast and Creative Team of MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2020

My name is Lucy Barton is officially in previews on Broadway! Four-time Emmy winner, two-time Golden Globe winner, three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney returns to Broadway in a haunting new solo play adapted by Rona Munro from the bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout.

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Co-Curator Of Script In Hand Playreading Series Photo Westport Country Playhouse Announces Co-Curator Of Script In Hand Playreading Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse has named director, actor, and playwright Mark Shanahan as co-curator of the 2020 Script in Hand Playreading Series. He will collaborate with Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and current curator of the Series. The Playhouse's Script in Hand Series offers readings of dramas and comedies by professional actors using their skills to catapult the audience's imagination without benefit of scenery or costumes.

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PE Photo Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of 'Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,' the romantic comedy sequel to Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice,' by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, on Monday, December 16, at 7 p.m. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.

Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison Will Lead Laguna Playhouse's THE LION IN WINTER Photo Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison Will Lead Laguna Playhouse's THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

Laguna Playhouse announces the final cast and creative team to join acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway's Chicago, Steel Pier), as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in THE LION IN WINTER

Westport Country Playhouse Presents a Playreading Of Comedy/Drama VISITING MR. GREEN Photo Westport Country Playhouse Presents a Playreading Of Comedy/Drama VISITING MR. GREEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the comedy/drama, a?oeVisiting Mr. Greena?? by Jeff Baron, on Monday, November 18, at 7 p.m. The cast includes Tim Jerome as Mr. Green and Charles Socarides as Ross Gardiner. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.

Parity Productions Announces Launch Of Paddle8 Online Auction Photo Parity Productions Announces Launch Of Paddle8 Online Auction
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Theatre production company Parity Productions, a producer of new work that ensures they fill at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) on their productions with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) artists, has launched an auction on Paddle8 and their annual Silent Auction Buy Now Prices on The Parity Store.

VIDEO: Allison Janney Talks About Pranking Nicholas Hytner on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH Photo VIDEO: Allison Janney Talks About Pranking Nicholas Hytner on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2019

James Corden asks Allison Janney about a photo he saw of her wearing a beard and mustache and learns it was part of a prank on director Sir Nicholas Hytner while they was making 'Object of My Affection.' And James confirms Sir Nicholas refers to the prank as his greatest day on a film set. Watch the clip below!

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