Lee Strasberg News

Date of Birth: November 17, 1901
Date of Death: February 17, 1982 (80)
Gender: Male
Chris Evans Narrates New Nat Geo Documentary Series CHAIN OF COMMAND, 1/15Chris Evans Narrates New Nat Geo Documentary Series CHAIN OF COMMAND, 1/15
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

National Geographic today announced that Chris Evans ('Captain America,' 'The Avengers') will lend his voice to the groundbreaking new eight-part documentary series CHAIN OF COMMAND. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kelli O'HaraExclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kelli O'Hara
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 27, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Will Pullen, Erica Pappas and More Set for THE FRIDGE PLAYS at Bridge Street TheatreWill Pullen, Erica Pappas and More Set for THE FRIDGE PLAYS at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Two cutting-edge one-acts, two playwrights, two directors, five actors, one fridge. Straight from a sold-out run in NYC, 'The Fridge Plays' - Daniel Talbott's 'Nick and Zoe', directed by Shira-Lee Shalit and Steve McMahon's 'sad indie love song', directed by Benjamin Viertel - hit Catskill's intimate Bridge Street Theatre stage like a punch to the gut for two performances on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Back to Broadway: A Look Back at John Leguizamo's Career OnstageBack to Broadway: A Look Back at John Leguizamo's Career Onstage
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 18, 2017

Emmy winner John Leguizamo makes his highly-anticipated return to Broadway in Latin History For Morons. The production officially opens at Studio 54 on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 for a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, February 4, 2018. Today, BWW takes a look back on the award-winning entertainer's prolific Broadway career! (more...)

Shaun Peknic Joins Planet Connections as New Artistic DirectorShaun Peknic Joins Planet Connections as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Shaun Peknic, a theatre director with a focus on the development of new plays and musicals, joins Planet Connections Theatre Festivity in 2018 as artistic director. (more...)

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS & More on LATE NIGHTVIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS & More on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, John Leguizamo talked with Seth about his one-man show, LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, his take on the ethnic breakdown of Latino people and explains why he believes he killed legendary acting teacher Lee Strasberg. (more...)

STRANGE LADIES By Susan Sobeloff Extended Through 11/19 at Central WorksSTRANGE LADIES By Susan Sobeloff Extended Through 11/19 at Central Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

The Central Works Premiere of Strange Ladies by Susan Sobeloff has extended and must close Sunday Nov 19 following the 5pm performance (originally scheduled to close Nov. 12). Strange Ladies received a visceral response from audiences and media alike at its premiere, and has experienced constant sold out performances. Described as a daring historical recreation... Strange Ladies is a call to ...mobilize for the complete liberation for all women in the U.S., now...making us want to stand up and join in, and The play resonates all too well our current political situation... As stated in the play, Those in power are not inclined to share. (more...)

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Announces Fall/Winter LineupDownstairs Cabaret Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

The Downstairs Cabaret is thrilled to announce six shows as part of its Fall / Winter Program, including several regional premieres, performing through mid-December. (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Stage Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANKCleveland Play House to Stage Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. These words will come alive again as Cleveland Play House produces The Diary of Anne Frank, providing an immersive experience for the audience in this adaptation never-before seen on the CPH stage. (more...)

Lilly Englert and More to Star in Tonight's Sold-Out PlayLab Reading of DEAR at MCC TheaterLilly Englert and More to Star in Tonight's Sold-Out PlayLab Reading of DEAR at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the fourth and final 2017 PlayLab reading of MCC Youth Company Alum Lily Houghton's Dear is sold out. (more...)

LA Hit YOU LOVE THAT I'M NOT YOUR WIFE to Make NYC DebutLA Hit YOU LOVE THAT I'M NOT YOUR WIFE to Make NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2017

From Joanne Mosconi, the Co-Writer/Director of the Off- Broadway hit Marry, F*** or Kill, comes the New York City premiere of the fast-paced dramedy You Love That I'm NOT Your Wife running November 3-18, 2017 at The Steve and Marie Sgouros Theatre in Greenwich Village, New York. The official press opening is Friday, November 3, 2017. (more...)

LA CANCION: THE MUSICAL Coming to Hostos Center for the ArtsLA CANCION: THE MUSICAL Coming to Hostos Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Hostos Center for the Arts continues its partnership with Repertorio Espa ol's award-winning Spanish language theater with La Canci n: The Musical. (more...)

LA CANCION: THE MUSICAL Coming to Hostos Center for the ArtsLA CANCION: THE MUSICAL Coming to Hostos Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Hostos Center for the Arts continues its partnership with Repertorio Espa ol's award-winning Spanish language theater with La Canci n: The Musical. (more...)

foolsFURY to Premiere Double Bill of One-Woman Plays with ROLE CALLfoolsFURY to Premiere Double Bill of One-Woman Plays with ROLE CALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

FoolsFURY Theater Company has announced its fall program, ROLE CALL, a world premiere double bill about self-discovery and claiming hard truths. (more...)

Cast Complete for Final PlayLabs by Jocelyn Bioh & Lily Houghton at MCC TheaterCast Complete for Final PlayLabs by Jocelyn Bioh & Lily Houghton at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for 2017-18 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh's Happiness and Joe, the third of the 2017 PlayLabs readings to be held on October 2nd at 7pm as well MCC Youth Company Alum Lily Houghton's Dear, the final of the 2017 PlayLabs readings to be held on Monday October 16th at 7pm, both at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Cleveland Play House to Stage Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANKCleveland Play House to Stage Compelling Production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. These words will come alive again as Cleveland Play House produces The Diary of Anne Frank, providing an immersive experience for the audience in this adaptation never-before seen on the CPH stage. (more...)

New Musical STRANGE LADIES Opens 10/14 at Berkeley City ClubNew Musical STRANGE LADIES Opens 10/14 at Berkeley City Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Central Works 2017 season concludes this Fall with Strange Ladies by Susan Sobeloff opening with a press night on Saturday October 14 running through November 12 (previews Oct 12 & 13) at the renowned Berkeley City Club. Strange Ladies is a Central Works Method Musical inspired by the Suffrage movement. The production is told with music of the period under the musical direction of Milissa Carey. 1917: a diverse group of Suffragists are fighting to gain the vote for women as the US entered World War I. Torn between loyalty to their political cause and loyalty to the war effort, these women each struggle to make difficult choices in a time of tremendous social upheaval. The personal pits each against the political in Strange Ladies. (more...)

Thomas Leverton Tackles Four Roles in MY SWOLLEN FEET at NYTFThomas Leverton Tackles Four Roles in MY SWOLLEN FEET at NYTF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Shakespearean actor Thomas Leverton tackles four roles, including a veteran musical theatre diva, in the backstage comedy MY SWOLLEN FEET by designer/playwright Carrie Robbins, to be presented at the Hudson Guild Theatre as part of the New York Summerfest Theatre Festival. (more...)

Christine Pedi-Led GOD OF CARNAGE Begins Tonight in WestchesterChristine Pedi-Led GOD OF CARNAGE Begins Tonight in Westchester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

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

Revenge Comedy F*CK M*RRY K*LL to Make World Premiere Off-Broadway This FallRevenge Comedy F*CK M*RRY K*LL to Make World Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Less Than Rent Theatre announced today their upcoming world premiere production of F*CK M*RRY K*LL (FMK), a Jacobean revenge comedy set in suburban Connecticut, written by James Presson and directed by Sash Bischoff. (more...)

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