Lee Strasberg News

 
Date of Birth: November 17, 1901
Date of Death: February 17, 1982 (80)
Gender: Male
Strangemen Theatre Company Presents THE SHAPE OF THE STARSStrangemen Theatre Company Presents THE SHAPE OF THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Join Strangemen Theatre Company this summer at Guild Hall in East Hampton for their second presentation of the season! (more...)


by Naomi Serviss - Jul 2, 2018

'My life has always been about what I ate,' said the veteran comedy writer and actor. 'What can I tell you?' In this latest theatrical production of her 1986 book, it's quite a lot, actually. (more...)

Teatro Paraguas Presents The World Premiere Of ATACAMATeatro Paraguas Presents The World Premiere Of ATACAMA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Atacama, by Augusto Federico Amador, is a two-person play about a man and a woman who meet in the northern Chilean desert while searching for bone fragments of loved ones disappeared by the Pinochet regime, and find a deep and unsettling connection that shakes their souls. (more...)

QUEEN DIVA STRENGTH OF A WOMAN: A PHYLLIS HYMAN TRIBUTE Debuts At Feinstein's/54 BelowQUEEN DIVA STRENGTH OF A WOMAN: A PHYLLIS HYMAN TRIBUTE Debuts At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Queen Diva in "Strength of a Woman: A Phyllis Hyman Tribute" on September 3, 2018. The 75 minute  tribute begins with Phyllis Hyman's days with Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Ladies Medley-A Train, It Don't Mean A Thing, In A Sentimental Mood" to her pivotal vocal performance in Spike Lee's "School Daze" singing "Be One"  to her recording career beginning with Norman Connors singing "Betcha By Golly Wow" to  her favorite songs "What You Won't Do For Love," to "Old Friend" a song she would dedicate to her numerous dear friends who died of AIDS in the late 1980's and early 1990's. (more...)

GIDION'S KNOT Comes to Theater On The EdgeGIDION'S KNOT Comes to Theater On The Edge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

???????Local actors Kyrstal Glover and Natalie Bulajic will star in Johnna Adams' 2012 drama Gidion's Knot. Directed by Pam Harbaugh, Gidion's Knot will play for a limited run from June 16 - July 8, 2018 at the emerging Theater On The Edge. (more...)

Film On Social Change Starring Laura Przybilla To Be Released This FallFilm On Social Change Starring Laura Przybilla To Be Released This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Austrian-born actress Laura Przybilla has become known for picking projects with a strong social message. (more...)

Patti Cohenour Stars in Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE, Opening Tonight!Patti Cohenour Stars in Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3. (more...)

The American Dance Festival Presents DENDY/DONOVAN PROJECTS Latest WorkThe American Dance Festival Presents DENDY/DONOVAN PROJECTS Latest Work
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The American Dance Festival (ADF) presents Obie, 'Bessie,' and Alpert award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy and director/designer Stephen Donovan's latest work Elvis Everywhere at New York Live Arts on May 10-12 at 7:30pm. 2018 marks Dendy's 35th year as an innovative choreographer on the downtown scene in New York City. (more...)

The Face Of Brazil Comes to Planet Connections Theater FestivityThe Face Of Brazil Comes to Planet Connections Theater Festivity
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Made in Brazil, with Italian roots, based in New York. That is the best way to describe the many-sided Raiane Cantisano, actress and singer, who moved to the US three years ago and is taking the city by storm. Back in her hometown she's been seen many times on Rio's stages in renowned productions of plays like A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, And Then There were None and the original musical So Por Hoje. She then trained with some of the most prestigious teachers in America at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute (where names like Angelina Jolie, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando and many others built their craft) and since her graduation she's hardly found time to breathe in between gigs. (more...)

Frank Anderson, Tandy Cronyn, Thomas Leverton, Robert Meksin, and Jenne Vath Join The Cast Of THE DIAMOND EATERFrank Anderson, Tandy Cronyn, Thomas Leverton, Robert Meksin, and Jenne Vath Join The Cast Of THE DIAMOND EATER
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The 29th Street Playwrights Collective NEW WORKS SERIES 2018 presents a staged reading of THE DIAMOND EATER, by award-winning designer/playwright Carrie Robbins, for one night only on Monday, May 14, at 7:30pm at the Bernie Wohl Center. (more...)

Soul Divas Night Out Presents STRENGTH OF A WOMAN: A Phyllis Hyman TributeSoul Divas Night Out Presents STRENGTH OF A WOMAN: A Phyllis Hyman Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

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Brief 4/16: NYTW Gala, Broadway Benefit Concert for Parkland, and More!Brief 4/16: NYTW Gala, Broadway Benefit Concert for Parkland, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 16, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: New York Theatre Workshop will host its 2018 gala tonight, and Broadway stars will unite in Sunrise, FL for a benefit concert for Parkland! (more...)

The American Dance Festival Presents DENDY/DONOVAN PROJECTS Latest WorkThe American Dance Festival Presents DENDY/DONOVAN PROJECTS Latest Work
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The American Dance Festival (ADF) presents Obie, 'Bessie,' and Alpert award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy and director/designer Stephen Donovan's latest work Elvis Everywhere at New York Live Arts on May 10-12 at 7:30pm. 2018 marks Dendy's 35th year as an innovative choreographer on the downtown scene in New York City. (more...)

BACK, A New Play By Matt Webster, To Receive Industry ReadingBACK, A New Play By Matt Webster, To Receive Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018

An industry reading of the new play BACK by Matt Webster will take place on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:00 PM at the Studios at Manhattan Theatre Club (311 West 43rd Street, 8th Floor). Jenna Worsham (The Parisian Woman, The Heidi Chronicles) directs with Terra Mackintosh as 'Leah' and Matt Webster as 'Derek.' (more...)

Patti Cohenour to Lead Goodspeed's YOU ARE HEREPatti Cohenour to Lead Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3. (more...)

An Evening with Lois Smith at Film ForumAn Evening with Lois Smith at Film Forum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

An Evening with Lois Smith at Film Forum (more...)

Casting Announced for Adam Kraar's Five Borough World Premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENTSCasting Announced for Adam Kraar's Five Borough World Premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Working Theater (Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Adam Kraar's Alternating Currents, directed by Kareem Fahmy (James Scruggs's 3/Fifths at 3LD) as part of their Five Boroughs/One City Initiative with performances in Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island, and Brooklyn, April 26-May 26. (more...)

THE MAN IN ROOM 306 Begins Performances April 12THE MAN IN ROOM 306 Begins Performances April 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

THE MAN IN ROOM 306, Luna's critically acclaimed signature piece, honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. April 12 through May 13th. (more...)

2018 Annual Garden State Film Festival To Launch With Screening of THE WANDERERS: QUEST OF THE DEMON HUNTER2018 Annual Garden State Film Festival To Launch With Screening of THE WANDERERS: QUEST OF THE DEMON HUNTER
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Asbury Park, New Jersey, February 28, 2018 - The 16th Annual Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) will kick off this year's screenings of over 245 fabulous films from 22 countries with the feature 'The Wanderers: Quest of the Demon Hunter' on Friday evening, March 23rd at 8:30 p.m. at the iconic Paramount Theater in Asbury Park. Directed by Dragos Buliga, the film stars esteemed actor Armand Assante who will be in attendance, along with fan favorite, New Jersey's Xander Berkeley of 'The Walking Dead.' The Festival promises an incredible evening filled with fun, frolic and fantasy. Both Assante and Berkeley are 2018 GSFF Honorees and will be on hand for the Festival's spectacular four-day 16th Anniversary Celebration, which runs from March 22nd to March 25th.  (more...)

TFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALETFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the full cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays March 13-April 15, 2018, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

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