Ed Asner and Kate Burton To Star In THE SOAP MYTH East Coast TourEd Asner and Kate Burton To Star In THE SOAP MYTH East Coast Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Seven time Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner and three time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominee Kate Burton will star in a two-week East Coast tour of concert readings of Jeff Cohen's play The Soap Myth. The readings, which will be directed by Pam Berlin and will also feature Ned Eisenberg & Blair Baker, will serve as a tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The tour will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Miami Beach Florida, and will conclude on Thursday, February 1 at Hofstra University on Long Island. (more...)

Spend Election Eve with ESTP and One of the Great American Comic Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

No Time for Comedy is unlike anything you have ever seen, I feel sure. It is funny and clever - much of the dialogue is of Jane Austen caliber - but it joyfully refuses to go any of the places you think it probably might. It is political, and pointed, but never preachy, except to call attention to the motives of those who would preach. It is at once a parody of a witty Broadway comedy of the nineteen-twenties, -thirties, and -forties, and the apotheosis of it; and a part of it also contains a convincing and fairly furious repudiation of itself. For this 1939 play seems well aware that its very style is about to be subsumed by world conflict… (more...)

Erika Amato, Tom Byrn and Mike Newman to Lead BIOGRAPHY at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography. (more...)

Erika Amato, Tom Byrn and Mike Newman to Lead BIOGRAPHY at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Bryan Delaney and THE SEEDBED at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 4, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Playwright, Bryan Delaney about 'The Seedbed' and his career. Directed by SuzAnne Barabas, 'The Seedbed' will be making its World Premiere on the New Jersey Repertory Stage from October 15th to November 15th. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to be Honored at Drama League's Centennial Gala This Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

The Drama League, embarking on a landmark year of celebration commemorating its 100 years of service to the American theater, will honor Golden Globe and three-time Tony Award winner and musical theater icon Bernadette Peters as their Centennial Honoree.  The Drama League Centennial Gala is set for Monday evening, November 2, 2015 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

ANTIGONE Begins 9/20 at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents a world premiere adaptation of Jean Anouilh's Antigone, translated and directed by ANW Resident Artist Robertson Dean, beginning September 20 and playing through November 20, 2015 (opens on September 26).   Antigone is the second production in the Company's 2015-2016 BREAKING AND ENTERING season, preceded by the West Coast Premiere of David Ives' translation of Georges Feydeau's classic farce A Flea in Her Ear (September 6-November 22) and followed by All My Sons by Arthur Miller, in celebration of the Miller centennial (October 11-November 21). (more...)

Staged Reading of S.N. Behrman's BIOGRAPHY, Benefiting The Acting Company, Set for 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Biography, S. N. Behrman's story of a New York celebrity portrait artist about to release her autobiography, much to the horror of her former lover and a legion of others, will be presented as a staged reading by The Acting Company at 7 pm on Monday, April 6 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42ndStreet (10th - 11th Avenues). (more...)

Mixed Magic Theatre Extends 'SIMPLY PHENOMENAL' Maya Angelou Tribute By Four Shows, 7/23-24 & 7/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Due to popular demand Mixed Magic Theatre will present four encore performances of SIMPLY PHENOMENAL: A TRIBUTE TO DR. MAYA ANGELOU. This extension will replace previously scheduled performances of the civil rights drama, Fate Comes Knocking at Mixed Magic Theatre. (more...)

Mixed Magic Theatre Extends 'SIMPLY PHENOMENAL' Maya Angelou Tribute By Four Shows, 7/23-24 & 7/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Due to popular demand Mixed Magic Theatre will present four encore performances of SIMPLY PHENOMENAL: A TRIBUTE TO DR. MAYA ANGELOU. This extension will replace previously scheduled performances of the civil rights drama, Fate Comes Knocking at Mixed Magic Theatre. (more...)

Burton, Estrella, Chazan and Osmundson Receive 2013 Pell Awards Honors Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Trinity Repertory Company previously announced that three local Rhode Island residents would be receiving Pell Awards this year in addition to Kate Burton, the recipient of the 2013 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. The 17th annual Pell Awards will be held tonight, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Rep with a reception to follow next door at the Providence Public Library. (more...)

Actress Kate Burton Receives 2013 Pell Lifetime Achievement Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Trinity Repertory Company previously announced that celebrated stage and screen actor Kate Burton will be honored with the 2013 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the 17th annual Pell Awards to be held tonight, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Rep. The annual fundraising event will be co-chaired by Joe & Michele Madden and Elizabeth 'Beppie' Huidekoper. Mrs. Nuala Pell will serve as the event's honorary chair. (more...)

Kate Burton, Tony Estrella, Joseph A. Chazan and Martha Douglas-Osmundson to Receive 2013 Pell Awards Honors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2013

Trinity Repertory Company announced today that three local Rhode Island residents will be receiving Pell Awards this year in addition to Kate Burton, who had previously been announced as the recipient of the 2013 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. The 17th annual Pell Awards will be held on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Rep with a reception to follow next door at the Providence Public Library. (more...)

Actress Kate Burton to Receive 2013 Pell Lifetime Achievement Award; Ceremony Set for 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Trinity Repertory Company announced today that celebrated stage and screen actor Kate Burton will be honored with the 2013 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the 17th annual Pell Awards to be held on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Rep. The annual fundraising event will be co-chaired by Joe & Michele Madden and Elizabeth 'Beppie' Huidekoper. Mrs. Nuala Pell will serve as the event's honorary chair. (more...)

Good Theater Announces 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

Good Theater today announced plans for their upcoming 11th season opening in the fall of 2012, playing into spring 2013. This upcoming season will be a season of firsts with two Maine premieres, an east coast premiere and a world premiere on the schedule. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Bobby Steggert on His Career, A MINSTER'S WIFE and Being a Nerd
by Joseph F. Panarello - May 11, 2011

It's obvious that Bobby Steggert is beginning to feel very much at home in the bowels of Lincoln Center. He's in the very dressing room that he had less than a year ago when he appeared in their production of A. R. Gurney's delightful play THE GRAND MANNER. Now he's playing Eugene Marchbanks in Joshua Schmidt and Jan Levy Tranen's A MINISTER's WIFE; a musical treatment of George Bernard Shaw's CANDIDA which opened on Sunday, May 8th. (more...)

Kate Burton, Boyd Gaines & More Open THE GRAND MANNER at Lincoln Center, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) will open A. R. Gurney's new play, THE GRAND MANNER starring Kate Burton, Boyd Gaines, Bobby Steggert and Brenda Wehle. The production, directed by Mark Lamos, began previews Tuesday, June 1 and opens on Thursday, June 24 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 W. 65 Street). (more...)

BWW Special Feature: EQUUS' Baldwin, Schaffer & Underwood in Conversation
by Joseph F. Panarello - Jun 1, 2010

It's sad, but many times when the topic of Peter Schaffer's Tony Award Winning play Equus enters the conversation at cocktail parties, someone invariably remarks, 'Isn't that the show about the naked English kid and the horses?' Well, on the surface, that's true, but the play is so rich in ideas and subtexts that it would take a blue ribbon panel to discuss the play and its content-to say nothing about its interpretations. (more...)

Kate Burton, Boyd Gaines & More Set For THE GRAND MANNER Previews 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Kate Burton, Boyd Gaines, Bobby Steggert and Brenda Wehle will comprise the four character cast of its world premiere production of A. R. Gurney's new play, THE GRAND MANNER. (more...)

Kate Burton, Boyd Gaines & More Set For THE GRAND MANNER Previews 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Kate Burton, Boyd Gaines, Bobby Steggert and Brenda Wehle will comprise the four character cast of its world premiere production of A. R. Gurney's new play, THE GRAND MANNER. (more...)

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