Junius Brutus Booth News

Also Credited As: J.B. Booth
 
Date Of Birth:
January 06, 1868
Date Of Death:
December 06, 1912 (44)
Birth Place:
Boston, MA, USA
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Date of Birth: January 06, 1868
Date of Death: December 06, 1912 (44)

Birth Place: Boston, MA, USA
AN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH Comes to Theatre WestAN EVENING WITH JOHN WILKES BOOTH Comes to Theatre West
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

John Wilkes Booth (1838-1865) was notable on several accounts. He was a successful and wealthy actor, and member of a celebrated show business family (son of Junius Brutus Booth and brother to Edwin and Junius Jr.). One critic called him 'the handsomest man in America.' Walt Whitman called him a genius. But this Booth would ultimately become known as the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. (more...)

The York Theatre Company Presents Reading Of New Musical TYRANTSThe York Theatre Company Presents Reading Of New Musical TYRANTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the rediscovery of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed NEO Reading Series, an ever-growing, one-of-a-kind program dedicated to helping and propelling new, emerging, and outstanding musical theatre writers, in association with Penn State Musical Theatre, will present a staged reading of the new musical Tyrants, with music and lyrics by 2017-2018 NEO writer Alexander Sage Oyen and book by S.P. Monahan (Diva: Live From Hell) for ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

York Theatre Company In Association With Penn State Musical Theatre Present A Reading Of TYRANTSYork Theatre Company In Association With Penn State Musical Theatre Present A Reading Of TYRANTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

York Theatre Company in association with Penn State Musical Theatre present a reading of TYRANTS - by Alexander Sage Oyen and S.P. Monahan (more...)

BWW Review: BOOTH'S RICHARD III - Gloriously RebornBWW Review: BOOTH'S RICHARD III - Gloriously Reborn
by Lynn Beaver - Jun 18, 2018

Recreated from John Wilkes Booth's personal prompt book, The Hidden Room in conjunction with The Harry Ransom Center present a hybrid version of RICHARD III that hasn't been seen on stage since 1864. Gloriously reborn from the pages of history, this is the villain king like you've never seen him before. (more...)

BWW Review: World Premeire THE BRUTES Looks At Lost History Of The Booth FamilyBWW Review: World Premeire THE BRUTES Looks At Lost History Of The Booth Family
by Frank Benge - Dec 5, 2017

Casey Wimpee's new play, THE BRUTES, opens in 1861 and is set in 1864. It is a look at the storied theatrical family, the Booths. It examines not only John Wilkes Booth and his plans to assassinate President Lincoln, but also the people, known as Brutes, who conspired along with him in sympathy for the South. The play looks at the reasons John Wilkes was propelled to a destiny that would wipe his families history from popular memory. (more...)

Theatre Synesthesia to Present New Play THE BRUTES by Casey WimpeeTheatre Synesthesia to Present New Play THE BRUTES by Casey Wimpee
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Theatre Synesthesia presents the world premiere of Casey Wimpee's new play, 'The Brutes.' (more...)

Theatre Synesthesia to Present New Play THE BRUTES by Casey WimpeeTheatre Synesthesia to Present New Play THE BRUTES by Casey Wimpee
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Theatre Synesthesia presents the world premiere of Casey Wimpee's new play, 'The Brutes.' (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 1, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 1, 2017

Good Morning, Theaterati! It's May Day: May 1, 2017, and we're asking the musical question…What if you have five members from two casts of Million Dollar Quartet together backstage after a performance of the show, might it more accurately be known as $1.25 Million Dollar Quartet? (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Presents BECKETT IN BRIEF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, presents BECKETT IN BRIEF - Rough for Radio II • The Old Tune • Krapp's Last Tape, directed by James Seymour, featuring Will Lyman, Ken Baltin and Ashley Risteen. (more...)

EDWIN, THE STORY OF EDWIN BOOTH to Bring Stage History Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

For their inaugural offering, Great Circle Productions will present the world premiere of EDWIN, The Story of Edwin Booth, a dramatic musical that commemorates the 150th Anniversary (1866-2016) of the legendary actor's return to the stage, as well as the 400th Anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, with music by Marianna Rosett, and book & lyrics by Eric Swanson. (more...)

The Adobe Theater Premieres Rich Rubin's CAESAR'S BLOOD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Playwright Rich Rubin's newest play, CAESAR'S BLOOD will have its world premiere at The Adobe Theater from tonight, March 25th, through April 17th, 2016. (more...)

The Adobe Theater to Premiere Rich Rubin's CAESAR'S BLOOD This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Playwright Rich Rubin's newest play, CAESAR'S BLOOD will have its world premiere at The Adobe Theater from March 25th through April 17th, 2016. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 3/22/2015
by BWW - Mar 22, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/22/2015 for South Bend (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 3/15/2015
by BWW - Mar 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/15/2015 for South Bend (more...)

New Summer 'Shorts' Start Today at The Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Summer in Arizona means two things: Triple digit temperatures and blazing creativity at Theatre Artists Studio as we present our 7th annual 'New Summer Shorts' festival of 10-minute plays! Join us for this audience favorite, which features a sizzling selection of shorts penned by Studio members. Take a break from the heat this summer and plunge into the Studio's cool pool of talented theatre artists. (more...)

New Summer "Shorts" Start Thursday at The Studio, 6/12-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2014

Summer in Arizona means two things: Triple digit temperatures and blazing creativity at Theatre Artists Studio as we present our 7th annual 'New Summer Shorts' festival of 10-minute plays! Join us for this audience favorite, which features a sizzling selection of shorts penned by Studio members. Take a break from the heat this summer and plunge into the Studio's cool pool of talented theatre artists. (more...)

Revival Of TRUE WEST Starring Ginger Grace Opens The York Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season, 6/8 - 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

The York Shakespeare Company is pleased to present Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, directed by Seth Duerr. True West will play a three-week limited engagement at Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios (244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor). Performances begin Friday, June 8 and continue through Saturday, June 23. Opening Night is Saturday, June 9 (8 p.m.). $18 tickets are available at www.smarttix.com. (more...)

Ginger Grace Stars in TRUE WEST Revival at York Shakespeare Company, Now thru 6/23
by Katie Flood - Jun 9, 2012

The York Shakespeare Company presents Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, directed by Seth Duerr. True West plays a three-week limited engagement at Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios (244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor). Opening Night is tonight, June 9 (8pm). $18 tickets are available at www.smarttix.com. (more...)

Revival of TRUE WEST Starring Ginger Grace Opens York Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season, Now thru 6/23
by Katie Flood - Jun 8, 2012

The York Shakespeare Company is pleased to present Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, directed by Seth Duerr. True West will play a three-week limited engagement at Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios (244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor). Performances begin tonight, June 8 and continue through Saturday, June 23. Opening Night is Saturday, June 9 (8 p.m.). $18 tickets are available at www.smarttix.com. (more...)

Revival Of TRUE WEST Starring Ginger Grace Opens The York Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season, 6/8 - 6/23
by Katie Flood - May 10, 2012

The York Shakespeare Company is pleased to present Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, directed by Seth Duerr. True West will play a three-week limited engagement at Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios (244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor). Performances begin Friday, June 8 and continue through Saturday, June 23. Opening Night is Saturday, June 9 (8 p.m.). $18 tickets are available at www.smarttix.com. (more...)