Lanford Wilson News

Date of Birth: April 13, 1937 (80)
Birth Place: Lebanon, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY to Shine a Light on Groundbreaking Female Astronomers at Merrimack RepLauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY to Shine a Light on Groundbreaking Female Astronomers at Merrimack Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) continues its 39th season with Silent Sky, the phenomenal work from playwright Lauren Gunderson, whose I and You charmed and stunned MRT audiences in October 2015 and later transferred Off-Broadway to become an audience hit and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee. (more...)

Works by Chen, Payne & Silverman Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Contemporary American Voices FestivalWorks by Chen, Payne & Silverman Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Contemporary American Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre's Contemporary American Voices Festival, an annual celebration of adventurous, innovative new plays, will take place October 20-22 on Stage II. (more...)

FAFI D'ALOUR AND THE DELINQUENTS Continues SoHo Playhouse's Fringe Encore SeriesFAFI D'ALOUR AND THE DELINQUENTS Continues SoHo Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse recently announced the final round of selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series. This completes this year's selection of productions hailing from Adelaide, Brighton, Hollywood, Edinburgh and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals and takes place now through October 22, 2017. You are invited to escape into the wonderful world of Fafi D'Alour and The Delinquents, an evening of exquisite performance and sensual titillation. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company to Host Holiday Reading of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEYShakespeare & Company to Host Holiday Reading of MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Shakespeare & Company presents Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, and directed by longtime Company member and Producing Associate Ariel Bock. This funny, warm-hearted holiday story, will have a special limited run from December 15 - 17 in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. (more...)

New Joshua Harmon Play Headlines Lincoln Center Theater's 2018 LineupNew Joshua Harmon Play Headlines Lincoln Center Theater's 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced its first two productions of 2018. (more...)

WWII Drama BASEMENT Begins Later This Month at The Gene Frankel TheatreWWII Drama BASEMENT Begins Later This Month at The Gene Frankel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Roly Poly Productions will present the World Premiere of BASEMENT by Michael Hagins. Directed by Janet Bentley, previews begin September 28 at The Gene Frankel Theatre. Opening is slated for October 6. (more...)

Executive Director Erika Mallin to Step Down After 10 Years at Signature TheatreExecutive Director Erika Mallin to Step Down After 10 Years at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Signature Theatre Board Chairman Edward Norton and incoming Board President Nina Matis announced today that Executive Director Erika Mallin will step down from the company after 10 years to pursue new opportunities. (more...)

SoHo Playhouse Selects Full Slate of Shows for FRINGE ENCORE SERIESSoHo Playhouse Selects Full Slate of Shows for FRINGE ENCORE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse has announced the final round of selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series. (more...)

LOST TEMPO, ELEMENO PEA and BRAWLER Set for Boston Playwrights' Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonLOST TEMPO, ELEMENO PEA and BRAWLER Set for Boston Playwrights' Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) today announces the plays that will comprise its 36th season. The line-up includes Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle, Elemeno Pea by Molly Smith Metzler, and Brawler by Walt McGough. (more...)

Chisa Hutchinson's SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY Slates NNPN Rolling World PremiereChisa Hutchinson's SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY Slates NNPN Rolling World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces its 73rd Rolling World Premiere (RWP): Surely Goodness and Mercy by Chisa Hutchinson. (more...)

Lineup Announced for SoHo Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series This FallLineup Announced for SoHo Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse has announced the first round of selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series. (more...)

Ben Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back To NYC Through 12/11Ben Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back To NYC Through 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

???????After another successful return engagement last season, Ben Rimalower comes back to New York with his acclaimed long-running solo plays PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY. (more...)

Alessandro Sciarroni's UNTITLED_I WILL BE THERE WHEN YOU DIE to Play LaMaMa as Part of 2017 Crossing the Line FestivalAlessandro Sciarroni's UNTITLED_I WILL BE THERE WHEN YOU DIE to Play LaMaMa as Part of 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

As part of the 2017 edition of its celebrated Crossing the Line Festival, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, joins La Mama to present the New York Premiere of Alessandro Sciarroni's UNTITLED_I will be there when you die running Thursday, September 28 through Saturday, September 30 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. The performance is supported by the Hermes Foundation within the framework of the New Settings Program. (more...)

WWII Drama BASEMENT to Premiere at The Gene Frankel Theatre This FallWWII Drama BASEMENT to Premiere at The Gene Frankel Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Roly Poly Productions will present the World Premiere of BASEMENT by Michael Hagins. Directed by Janet Bentley, previews begin September 28 at The Gene Frankel Theatre. Opening is slated for October 6. (more...)

Doric Wilson's STREET THEATER to Launch TOSOS' 2017-18 SeasonDoric Wilson's STREET THEATER to Launch TOSOS' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Please join TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence) and the Eagle Bar NYC for STREET THEATER, Doric Wilson's award-winning satire about the evening of the Stonewall riots. (more...)

Will Adam Driver Make His Broadway Return in Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS?Will Adam Driver Make His Broadway Return in Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Michael Riedel of the New York Post has reported on rumors that, "Girls" and "Star Wars," star, Adam Driver, has expressed interest in starring in a revival of Lanford Wilson's play "Burn This." (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...)

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present New Musical LETTERSTheater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present New Musical LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

What can we do when it's too late to fix the mistakes of the past? 'Letters,' written and composed by Daniel Schwartzman, is a musical about Frida, a middle-aged writer of children's books long estranged from her parents. (more...)

HB Studio Presents HERBERT BERGHOF: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONHB Studio Presents HERBERT BERGHOF: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

HB Studio, one of New York's legendary institutions for theater training and practice located in the heart of the West Village, will present HERBERT BERGHOF: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION (more...)

Christine Pedi to Star in Seat of Our Pants Theatre Company's GOD OF CARNAGE This SeptemberChristine Pedi to Star in Seat of Our Pants Theatre Company's GOD OF CARNAGE This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

SOOP Theatre Company brings the Tony Award-winning play, God of Carnage, to southern Westchester this fall. (more...)

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