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Date Of Birth:
February 14, 1882
Date Of Death:
May 29, 1942 (60)
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Male
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John Barrymore News

Date of Birth: February 14, 1882
Date of Death: May 29, 1942 (60)
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Male
Fells Point Corner Theatre Presents I HATE HAMLET at Godfrey StageFells Point Corner Theatre Presents I HATE HAMLET at Godfrey Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

An up-and-coming young television star is offered every actor's dream role: playing Hamlet onstage. There's just one complication... he HATES Hamlet. With the return of John Barrymore's ghost, intoxicated and in full costume to reclaim his infamous role, the two embark on a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television, and yes, even the apartment where Barrymore once lived! (more...)

BWW Interview: Delia Cabe, author of STORIED BARS OF NEW YORKBWW Interview: Delia Cabe, author of STORIED BARS OF NEW YORK
by Neil Shurley - Jun 5, 2017

For as long as there have been bars in New York City, writers have congregated in their local watering holes to fight writer's block, find inspiration, and mostly, to drink. In this visual and historical celebration of New York's spirited literary past, Delia Cabe offers a fascinating field guide to all the best writerly taverns and bookish watering holes in New York City. (more...)

FPCT Announces 2017-2018 Season: Unfinished BusinessFPCT Announces 2017-2018 Season: Unfinished Business
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

The past is an inviting but dangerous place. When we are haunted by the ghosts of our past, we attribute their torment to the deeds they've left undone. Benevolent or otherwise, these spirits employ the living to serve in their endeavor for rest... or unrest. (more...)

Chicago Acting Couple Paula Scrofano and John Reeger to Star in THE GIN GAME at Drury LaneChicago Acting Couple Paula Scrofano and John Reeger to Star in THE GIN GAME at Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with the Pulitzer-winning play The Gin Game written by D.L. Coburn, featuring Jeff Award winners Paula Scrofano and John Reeger, and directed by Ross Lehman. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces AT THE MOVIES Series for 2017-18 SeasonThe Cleveland Orchestra Announces AT THE MOVIES Series for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces a three-concert At the Movies series for the 2017-18 season.  Following the popularity of film screenings with live music during the past six seasons, the Orchestra continues the tradition with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, North by Northwest Live, and DISNEY IN CONCERT: Tim Burton's The Nightmare before Christmas.  All three movies will be projected on a giant screen above the Severance Hall stage, with music performed live.  At the Movies series subscriptions are available now for purchase through the Severance Hall Ticket Office, online at clevelandorchestra.com, or by calling Cleveland Orchestra Ticket Services at 216-231-1111 or 1-800-686-1141. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 5/07/2017Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 5/07/2017
by BWW - May 7, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/07/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Photo Flash: BARRYMORE Takes a Dry, Humorous Look at a Theatre LegendPhoto Flash: BARRYMORE Takes a Dry, Humorous Look at a Theatre Legend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

Legendary actor of stage and screen.  Bawdy womanizer with ex-wives to spare.  Professional alcoholic.  John Stevens brings the life of an aging John Barrymore front and center in this one man show filled with ribald humor, stories - and parodies - of everyone he's ever met, verbal sparring with his exasperated prompter, and Shakespeare that just won't stick. (more...)


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Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/16/2017Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Spotlighters Announces 56th Season!Spotlighters Announces 56th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Spotlighters is thrilled to announce a challenging and inspiring selection of exceptional theatre for our 56th Season.  This season, we take our audiences on a journey of discovery and introspection, of searching and longing, to find a place we belong! (more...)

BWW Review: Kevin Kline Leads A Terrific Cast In Noel Coward's Classic Comedy PRESENT LAUGHTERBWW Review: Kevin Kline Leads A Terrific Cast In Noel Coward's Classic Comedy PRESENT LAUGHTER
by Michael Dale - Apr 6, 2017

Noel Coward was 39 years old when he played the lead role of Garry Essendine, a famous actor fearing for the future of his career as he enters middle age, in the premiere production of his rollickingly good comedy, PRESENT LAUGHTER. In order for that scenario to be believable today, you'd have to cast a woman in the role. (more...)

Review Roundup: Kevin Kline Returns to Broadway in PRESENT LAUGHTER Tonight!- Updating LiveReview Roundup: Kevin Kline Returns to Broadway in PRESENT LAUGHTER Tonight!- Updating Live
by Review Roundups - Apr 5, 2017

Present Laughter, starring Academy Award and two-time Tony Award winner Kevin Kline in his triumphant return to Broadway, opens tonight at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel. (more...)

BWW Review: The Ghost of (I Hate) Hamlet Returns - With a Vengeance - in WOMEN PLAYING HAMLETBWW Review: The Ghost of (I Hate) Hamlet Returns - With a Vengeance - in WOMEN PLAYING HAMLET
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 16, 2017

Shamelessly borrowing his concept from Paul Rudnick's 'I Hate Hamlet,' William Missouri Downs's WOMEN PLAYING HAMLET hilariously flips the script, giving all the principal parts and scene-stealing cameos to women. (more...)

BWW Review: I HATE HAMLET at Dundalk Community Theatre Delights Shakespeare Lovers and HatersBWW Review: I HATE HAMLET at Dundalk Community Theatre Delights Shakespeare Lovers and Haters
by Kristen Price - Mar 7, 2017

Imagine you've been cast as every actor's dream role - Hamlet in Shakespeare in the Park. Then imagine as you're deciding whether or not to take the role, the ghost of the best Hamlet of all time - John Barrymore - starts haunting you. That's the premise of Dundalk Community Theatre's delightful production of I HATE HAMLET. For lovers of Shakespeare, you can't go wrong with seeing this play. Contrary to its title, the show is basically a love letter to the Bard. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 2/26/2017Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 2/26/2017
by BWW - Feb 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/26/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 2/19/2017Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 2/19/2017
by BWW - Feb 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/19/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

Dundalk Community Theatre Continues 2017 Season with I HATE HAMLETDundalk Community Theatre Continues 2017 Season with I HATE HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Dundalk Community Theatre continues it 2017 season with the comedy 'I Hate Hamlet' from February 24th - March 5th.  The season will then close with 'Shrek:  The Musical'. DCT has something for everyone this year. Individual tickets are $23 for adults, $20 for senior adults and $15 for students/DCT Actors/Children 12 and under.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 1/22/2017Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 1/22/2017
by BWW - Jan 22, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/22/2017 for Rhode Island (more...)

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