Leah Kornfeld Friedman News

LPTW Announces New Play Festival Lineup at New World Stages, 3/7LPTW Announces New Play Festival Lineup at New World Stages, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

On March 7, 2011 at 8p.m. The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) is pleased to present their annual New Play Festival of works written and directed by women, produced by DeVida Jenkins and Rachel Reiner. Featuring star-studded casts, a diverse group of both celebrated and emerging playwrights, a team of professional directors, and an accomplished design team, this year's New Play Festival will perform for one-night-only at New World Stages (340 West 50th St., NYC). The festival is presented in honor of Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Day (www.SwanDay.org), an annual celebration of the diversity, beauty and power of women's creativity. Proceeds from the festival will benefit the League of Professional Theatre Women, in its mission of promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre. (more...)

LPTW Announces New Play Festival Lineup at New World Stages, 3/7LPTW Announces New Play Festival Lineup at New World Stages, 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

On March 7, 2011 at 8p.m. The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) is pleased to present their annual New Play Festival of works written and directed by women, produced by DeVida Jenkins and Rachel Reiner. Featuring star-studded casts, a diverse group of both celebrated and emerging playwrights, a team of professional directors, and an accomplished design team, this year's New Play Festival will perform for one-night-only at New World Stages (340 West 50th St., NYC). The festival is presented in honor of Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Day (www.SwanDay.org), an annual celebration of the diversity, beauty and power of women's creativity. Proceeds from the festival will benefit the League of Professional Theatre Women, in its mission of promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre. (more...)

Elizabeth Ashley To Be Interviewed At NYPL 1/24Elizabeth Ashley To Be Interviewed At NYPL 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2011

On Monday, January 24th at 6pm producer/director Rick McKay, the award-winning filmmaker responsible for the "Broadway: The Golden Age" films, will interview Tony Award-winning actress Elizabeth Ashley at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (65th Street and Amsterdam (more...)

Elizabeth Ashley To Be Interviewed At NYPL 1/24Elizabeth Ashley To Be Interviewed At NYPL 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2011

On Monday, January 24th at 6pm producer/director Rick McKay, the award-winning filmmaker responsible for the "Broadway: The Golden Age" films, will interview Tony Award-winning actress Elizabeth Ashley at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (65th Street and Amsterdam (more...)

LPTW Announces Schedule of Winter 2011 Public EventsLPTW Announces Schedule of Winter 2011 Public Events
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

On Monday, January 24th at 6pm producer/director Rick McKay, the award-winning filmmaker responsible for the "Broadway: The Golden Age" films, will interview Tony Award-winning actress Elizabeth Ashley at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (65th Street and Amsterdam Avenue). (more...)

Asner, Kane, Osbourne et al. to Appear in Upcoming Film 'Should've Been Romeo'Asner, Kane, Osbourne et al. to Appear in Upcoming Film 'Should've Been Romeo'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 31, 2010

According to an article on Variety, Marc Bennett's new indie comedy 'Should've Been Romeo' has filled in its cast with stage actors like Ed Asner, Even Handler, Carol Kane, Mary McCormack, Kelly Osbourne and Renee Taylor. (more...)

Chalfant, Graff, Sternhagen & More Lead 'Turning Points' Play Festival, 11/9Chalfant, Graff, Sternhagen & More Lead 'Turning Points' Play Festival, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2009

On November 9, The League of Professional Theatre Women will be present a New Play Festival on at the Cherry Lane Theatre in downtown Manhattan. The festival entitled 'Turning Points: Women Have Their Say' is designed to provide a forum for women in the arts to showcase their work. (more...)

Chalfant, Graff, Sternhagen & More Lead 'Turning Points' Play Festival, 11/9Chalfant, Graff, Sternhagen & More Lead 'Turning Points' Play Festival, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2009

On November 9, The League of Professional Theatre Women will be present a New Play Festival on at the Cherry Lane Theatre in downtown Manhattan. The festival entitled 'Turning Points: Women Have Their Say' is designed to provide a forum for women in the arts to showcase their work. (more...)

'Sexy Laundry' Extends Again Through 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2008

Sexy Laundry, starring Frances Fisher and Paul Ben Victor, has been extended through April 26 at The Hayworth, it was announced today by The Hayworth Theater Co-Founders Danna Hyams, Producing Director, and Gary Blumsack, Artistic Director. Written by Michele Riml and directed by Blumsack, Sexy Laundry plays Thurs - Sat, 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. (more...)

'Sexy Laundry' Extends at The Hayworth
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2008

Sexy Laundry, starring Frances Fisher and Paul Ben Victor, has been extended through April 13 at The Hayworth, it was announced today by The Hayworth Theater Co-Founders Danna Hyams, Producing Director, and Gary Blumsack, Artistic Director. Written by Michele Riml and directed by Blumsack, Sexy Laundry plays Thurs - Sat, 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. (more...)

'Sexy Laundry' Extends at The Hayworth
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2008

Sexy Laundry, starring Frances Fisher and Paul Ben Victor, has been extended through April 6 at The Hayworth, it was announced today by The Hayworth Theater Co-Founders Danna Hyams, Producing Director, and Gary Blumsack, Artistic Director. Written by Michele Riml and directed by Blumsack, Sexy Laundry plays Thurs - Sat, 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. (more...)

Fisher & Ben-Victor in 'Sexy Laundry' Opens 2/8 at HayworthFisher & Ben-Victor in 'Sexy Laundry' Opens 2/8 at Hayworth
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2008

Francis Fisher and Paul Ben Victor, star in 'Sexy Laundry,' opening February 8 at the Hayworth Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Good Steno Opens in L.A.Photo Flash: The Good Steno Opens in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2007

The mother and son team of Leah Kornfeld Friedman and Paul Ben Victor have collaborated to create and produce a new play, a dark comedy entitled The Good Steno, which debuted at L.A.'s Hayworth Theatre on Feb. 9, 2007. (more...)

Friedman and Victor Collaborate on New Play The Good Steno
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2007

The mother and son team of Leah Kornfeld Friedman and Paul Ben Victor have collaborated to create and produce a new play, the dark comedy entitled The Good Steno. (more...)