Lee Strasberg News

 
Date of Birth: November 17, 1901
Date of Death: February 17, 1982 (80)
Gender: Male
Michael Howard Releases 'The Actor Uncovered'Michael Howard Releases 'The Actor Uncovered'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The Actor Uncovered is certainly not a set of rigid rules advocating one "method" or one singular "truth." Departing from the common guidebook format, internationally recognized acting coach, Michael Howard, uses a unique approach to teaching acting, reflecting on his own history and sharing his own experiences as an actor, director, and teacher. How he writes about the process and craft of acting is at once intensely personal and relatable by others. (more...)

Soho Rep Adds Second Extension For IS GOD IS, Now Through 3/31Soho Rep Adds Second Extension For IS GOD IS, Now Through 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), has extended the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar, a second time, through March 31. (more...)

Special Performance of FARRAH Announces for Long Beach, NY Starring Jen Danby, Directed By Austin PendletonSpecial Performance of FARRAH Announces for Long Beach, NY Starring Jen Danby, Directed By Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a special Long Beach, Long Island, performance of FARRAH, all about '70s superstar Farrah Fawcett, on Sunday, March 11th, at 3:00. (more...)

Dan Furman's IMPOSSIBLE BUT TRUE...In A TavernDan Furman's IMPOSSIBLE BUT TRUE...In A Tavern
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Composer Dan Furman has reworked his first musical, Impossible But True, and is preparing to present it starting in April - first in Brooklyn then across the river in Manhattan. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, February 12: John Leguizamo Gets FREAK-y on BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, February 12: John Leguizamo Gets FREAK-y on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 12, 2018

On this day, John Leguizamo's made his Broadway debut in 1998 in the one-man show, Freak. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Minds Behind MR. CHEKHOV AND MR. PORTERPhoto Flash: Meet the Minds Behind MR. CHEKHOV AND MR. PORTER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Reviews have poured in extolling the clever juxtaposition of Anton Chekhov's prose with Cole Porter's music & lyrics in MR. CHEKHOV & MR. PORTER. The triumvirate of talent behind this marriage of masters is Janet Bentley as director; Andy Evan Cohen as musical director, and Madeline Jaye as choreographer.   (more...)

Target Margin Theater Announces Casting, Creative Team For PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL's Debut Off-BroadwayTarget Margin Theater Announces Casting, Creative Team For PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL's Debut Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Following a five year search for a permanent home, Target Margin Theater (Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Associate Artistic Director Moe Yousuf, General Manager Lu Liu) is proud to present the world premiere of Pay No Attention To The Girl (March 29-April 21), which marks the Company's debut off-Broadway performances in their new 3,250 sq. ft. home in Brooklyn. Directed by Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Pay No Attention To The Girl is an interlocking set of tales about the deceptions of the sexes that lead us deep into the labyrinth of The Thousand and One Nights, a collection of Silk Road, MENA (Middle Eastern / North African), and South Asian stories. (more...)

Soho Rep. Extends Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS Through March 25Soho Rep. Extends Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS Through March 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar by two weeks, through March 25. In this play, which dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates, twin sisters Anaia (Alfie Fuller) and Racine (Dame-Jasmine Hughes) undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs. (more...)

Ronald Rand Will Represent The United States In The 8th Edition Of The THEATRE OLYMPICS in IndiaRonald Rand Will Represent The United States In The 8th Edition Of The THEATRE OLYMPICS in India
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand has been invited to represent the United States in the Theatre Olympics, performing as Harold Clurman in his celebrated one-man show, 'LET IT BE ART! Harold Clurman's Life of Passion' in Delhi at the prestigious Kamani Auditorium on February 25th, and at the Kalagram Theatre in Bangalore, India on February 27th, 2018. (more...)

Dixon Place To Host Reading Of HOOK LINE SINKER, A New Play Exploring Internet ClickbaitDixon Place To Host Reading Of HOOK LINE SINKER, A New Play Exploring Internet Clickbait
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2018

Emerging playwright Jacob Grover will have a reading of his new play 'Hook Line Sinker' on the Dixon Place mainstage on February 3rd, 2018 at 7:30pm. The reading will be directed by Stephanie Wurster and feature Grover, Jacob Dysart, Nicole Kang, and Kelly Krauter. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Young Vibrant Cast of WHAT I LEFT BEHIND at the Hudson GuildPhoto Flash: Meet the Young Vibrant Cast of WHAT I LEFT BEHIND at the Hudson Guild
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Anthony J. Piccione's powerful piece about teen suicide opens this week at the Hudson Guild, 441 W 26th St, New York City on on January 25@ 9pm; January 26 @ 6:15pm and January 28 @ 8:30pm. 'What I Left Behind' explores teen suicide, its impact, and the repercussions it has on those left behind in a story about a young high school student suffering from severe depression brought on by bullying at the hands of classmates, who shocks everyone by taking her own life. (more...)

Garden State Film Festival To Welcome Celebrities, Filmmakers and Fans To Asbury ParkGarden State Film Festival To Welcome Celebrities, Filmmakers and Fans To Asbury Park
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) will welcome celebrities, filmmakers and fans back to its original home in Asbury Park, from Thursday, March 22nd through Sunday, March 25th at many local venues for the Festival's spectacular 16th Anniversary Celebration. The dazzling four-day weekend event celebrates the best in international and local cinema and will feature exciting networking opportunities, instructive hands-on workshops, an open talent casting call, screenplay competition winner reading, intriguing and informative panel discussions, and entertaining and fun parties - all in addition to the over 220 fabulous film screenings scheduled throughout the Festival. GSFF is New Jersey's Premier Independent Film Festival and was named winner of the 2017 Global Excellence Awards 'Best Independent Film Festival - East Coast' by TMT News. (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Complete Casting And Creative Team For Aleshea Harris's IS GOD ISSoho Rep. Announces Complete Casting And Creative Team For Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar (Ars Nova's Underground Railroad Game), February 6 - March 11, 2018. The play, with which Soho Rep. reopens its longtime Tribeca theater, dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates. Alfie Fuller and Dame-Jasmine Hughes play Anaia and Racine, twin sisters who undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs. (more...)

Documentary JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS Debuts Later This Year on HBODocumentary JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS Debuts Later This Year on HBO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, THE STORY OF THE CULTURAL ICON, DEBUTS LATER THIS YEAR, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO (more...)

Sharon Tate Trilogy Of Plays to Debut in Los Angeles TogetherSharon Tate Trilogy Of Plays to Debut in Los Angeles Together
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the arrival of three of the Sharon Tate plays from New York to play in Los Angeles at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute - Studio 2 in West Hollywood, January 26-28 for one weekend only. The weekend affords opportunities to see the plays individually or in combination. The solo piece was written and is performed by Jen Danby. The duo shows were written and are performed by Jen Danby and Daniel Delano. This is an AEA showcase production. (more...)

THE DOUBTFUL GUEST Arrives at Public Arts in NYCTHE DOUBTFUL GUEST Arrives at Public Arts in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Following the show's development at The Orchard Project in 2017, LubDub Theatre presents The Doubtful Guest, an immersive contemporary s ance featuring cocktails and sleight-of-hand and exploring the legacy of American spiritualism. The piece premieres at The Public Hotel (215 Chrystie St., New York, NY) following sold-out developmental performances at The Inn at Saratoga and Guild Greene Gallery. (more...)

Drag Queen Sensation Moist Yeriza Comes to the Butterfly ClubDrag Queen Sensation Moist Yeriza Comes to the Butterfly Club
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2017

Dry and acerbic as a gin sling, full of late-night energy and deadpan rowdiness, Moist Yeriza will challenge what you think about drag queens. A woman playing a man playing a woman, singing I'm Your Man... how much more post-modern can drag get? (more...)

High Octane Ibsen! Black Box Presents PEER GYNTHigh Octane Ibsen! Black Box Presents PEER GYNT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

December 20, 2017: The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education in the heart of Teaneck, NJ just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN Returns for One Night OnlyDIETRICH RIDES AGAIN Returns for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

On Friday, January 12th, Oliver Conant (Author/Director) and Justyna Kostek (Author/Star) will host a One Night Only performance of their one-woman tour-de-force musical, DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN, about the life and times of Marlene Dietrich. (more...)

Roundabout's Entire Theatrical Workforce Development Program Cohort Lands JobsRoundabout's Entire Theatrical Workforce Development Program Cohort Lands Jobs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced a 100% job placement rate for the first cohort of the Theatrical Workforce Development Program (TWDP), the theatre industry's first workforce development program to train and place young adults in professional technical theatre careers. (more...)

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