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Joseph Papp News

Date of Birth: June 22, 1921
Date of Death: October 31, 1991 (70)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male
IMPACT Rep's Jamal Joseph Receives AEA's 2017 Paul Robeson Citation AwardIMPACT Rep's Jamal Joseph Receives AEA's 2017 Paul Robeson Citation Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jamal Joseph, Executive Artistic director/co-founder of IMPACT REPERTORY THEATRE has been named the 2017 recipient of the PAUL ROBESON CITATION AWARD by Actors' Equity Foundation and Actors' Equity Association. Joseph will receive his reward at the Association's Eastern Regional Board Meeting on September 25, 2017. (more...)

The Catastrophic Theatre to Stage Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSEThe Catastrophic Theatre to Stage Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Catastrophic Theatre kicks off its most ambitious season yet, with a new play by Houston favorite, Wallace Shawn (THE DESIGNATED MOURNER, MARIE AND BRUCE, OUR LATE NIGHT). (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New GroupCast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

Richard Nelson's ILLYRIA World Premiere Finds Full Cast at The Public TheaterRichard Nelson's ILLYRIA World Premiere Finds Full Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for Illyria, written and directed by Richard Nelson, part of The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

BWW Review: TRUE WEST  at NEW CITY PLAYERSBWW Review: TRUE WEST at NEW CITY PLAYERS
by John Lariviere - Aug 24, 2017

This New City Players production of True West will be appearing at The Vanguard through August 27, 2017. The Vanguard is located at 1501 S. Andrews Avenue, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (more...)

Cast Announced for 'WEDDING BAND' at The Artistic HomeCast Announced for 'WEDDING BAND' at The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The Artistic Home will open its 2017-18 season with a lesser known, but wholly timely piece: WEDDING BAND: A LOVE/HATE STORY IN BLACK AND WHITE, by eminent African-American playwright and author Alice Childress. It will open to the press Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm, following previews from October 25 - 28. (more...)

HAIR Author James Rado 'Thrilled' By Lin-Manuel Miranda and James Corden's Crosswalk VersionHAIR Author James Rado 'Thrilled' By Lin-Manuel Miranda and James Corden's Crosswalk Version
by Alan Henry - Aug 21, 2017

HAIR co-author/lyricist James Rado was thrilled to watch Lin-Manuel Miranda sing 'Aquarius' from his internationally-acclaimed musical performed in James Corden's Crosswalk The Musical series on CBS... bringing the song to new 'Heights.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda & James Corden in Crosswalk the Musical HAIRPhoto Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda & James Corden in Crosswalk the Musical HAIR
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James Corden invited Broadway superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda to star in his most challenging role yet - HAIR - performed in a real crosswalk on Beverly Boulevard at CBS. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James Corden invited Broadway superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda to star in his most challenging role yet - HAIR - performed in a real crosswalk on Beverly Boulevard at CBS. (more...)

LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next MonthLUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) LUNA GALE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this powerful and arresting Bay Area Premiere, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Mud Blue Sky, Gideon's Knot), Laura Jane Bailey (Mud Blue Sky), Devin S. O'­Brien (Mud Blue Sky), Joshua Marx (TheatreWorks), Alix Cuadra (Theatre of Yugen), Kevin Kemp (Shotgun Players), and Jennifer Vega.  LUNA GALE plays September 1 through October 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Fantasia Comes to 59E59 Theaters as SMALL WORLD Imagines a Meeting Between Walt Disney and StravinskyFantasia Comes to 59E59 Theaters as SMALL WORLD Imagines a Meeting Between Walt Disney and Stravinsky
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to host the New York City premiere of SMALL WORLD, written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato. Produced by Penguin Rep, SMALL WORLD begins performances on Wednesday, September 13 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 7.  Press opening is Sunday, September 17 at 7:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 - $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

To acknowledge her outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, Actress Laura Linney will be awarded the Shakespeare Theatre Company's prestigious William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award) at the Harman Center for the Arts 10th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Theater Master Gerald Freedman Unveils THE SCHOOL OF DOING Guide to the CraftTheater Master Gerald Freedman Unveils THE SCHOOL OF DOING Guide to the Craft
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Coming this fall, The School of Doing is a comprehensive guide to the craft and teachings of internationally renowned stage director and educator Gerald Freedman, including lessons on acting, directing, text analysis, comedy technique, camera technique, Shakespeare, musical theater, design, pedagogy, and show business. (more...)

SRO Theatre Company presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCESRO Theatre Company presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

SRO Theatre Company's 2017-2018 season, it's 33rd,  opens with The Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert and Sullivan's hilarious, hopeful farce that follows young Frederic, an orphan who has mistakenly been apprenticed to an ineffectual but raucous band of pirates. (more...)

SoBe Arts to Present World Premiere of TESLASoBe Arts to Present World Premiere of TESLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

This September, SoBe Arts will present the world premiere of TESLA, a multidisciplinary opera, by Carson Kievman and Thomas Babe, about the exceptional life, explorations and brilliant inventions of Nikola Tesla.  We are please to announce our amazing cast and creative team and share the story of Tesla. (more...)

TNC's Street Theater Company's CHECKS AND BALANCES, OR BOTTOMS UP! to Tour the BoroughsTNC's Street Theater Company's CHECKS AND BALANCES, OR BOTTOMS UP! to Tour the Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

This year, the American theater has been responding to the change in national politics with infuriation, vexation, and distrust.  Satires abound. Classics are widely being reinterpreted into a modern context. There will likely be a wave of modernist plays on the 'new human condition' -- witnessing the downfall of the civil society but being powerless to do anything about it.  (more...)

A CHORUS LINE to Return to London This July at Bridewell TheatreA CHORUS LINE to Return to London This July at Bridewell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Geoids Musical Theatre have announced a new production of the iconic musical A Chorus Line which comes to London for a limited run at the Bridewell Theatre from 18 to 23 July 2017. (more...)

BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival to Feature Garth Fagan DanceBRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival to Feature Garth Fagan Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BRIC will present Tony- and Olivier Award-winning Garth Fagan Dance on Friday, June 30. (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 SeasonChloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

THE NORMAL HEART, Larry Kramer's Acclaimed Drama Opens 6/30THE NORMAL HEART, Larry Kramer's Acclaimed Drama Opens 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The City Theatre is excited to announce a special summer theatre event presentation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart. Described as "riveting theatre," this moving, funny, raw, and thought-provoking examination of the fight during the AIDS epidemic, is one of the most successful plays in modern American theatre and deserving of production in every community that believes in the power in and equality of all its citizens. The production runs June 30 - July 16. (more...)

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