Lillian Hellman News

 
Date Of Birth:
June 20, 1905
Date Of Death:
June 30, 1984 (79)
Birth Place:
New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender: Female
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Lillian Hellman News

Date of Birth: June 20, 1905
Date of Death: June 30, 1984 (79)
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA, USA
Gender: Female
Susan Sullivan to Star in LATW's WATCH ON THE RHINE This FallSusan Sullivan to Star in LATW's WATCH ON THE RHINE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Susan Sullivan and Adam Wylie will star in L.A. Theatre Works' recording of WATCH ON THE RHINE for radio, podcast and online streaming this fall. (more...)

PRINCE OF BROADWAY Announces Extension Through 10/29PRINCE OF BROADWAY Announces Extension Through 10/29
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2017

The Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, will now play through Sunday, October 29 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre due to popular demand. This limited engagement, which began previews August 3 and opened August 24, is produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), by special arrangement with Gorgeous Entertainment. (more...)

THE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Starts Tomorrow at MTCTHE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Starts Tomorrow at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A friendy reminder that performances begin tomorrow Tuesday, September 19 for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley. (more...)

Broadway and Opera Star Brenda Lewis Passes Away Age 96Broadway and Opera Star Brenda Lewis Passes Away Age 96
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The New York Times has reported that stage star Brenda Lewis has died at age 96. She passed in her home in Westport, CT; her death was confirmed by her son Michael Asen. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 13th, 2017: FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Opens and More!BWW Morning Brief September 13th, 2017: FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Opens and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 13, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Playwrights Horizons' FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY opens tonight! (more...)

SAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This SpringSAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club will produce a new Broadway production of Saint Joan, written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, Proof), starring three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll's House, Part 2, 'Billions'). (more...)

Hal Prince Set for Post-Show Talks at PRINCE OF BROADWAYHal Prince Set for Post-Show Talks at PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced post-show conversations following select performances of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY to Honor Playwright Marsha NormanTHE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY to Honor Playwright Marsha Norman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman will be honored at The 17th Annual The 24 Hour Plays On Broadway, as part of the organization's partnership with The Lilly Awards. (more...)

Breaking: Phillipa Soo and Marton Csokas Join Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMANBreaking: Phillipa Soo and Marton Csokas Join Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The producers of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon, announced today that Marton Csokas (Loving, The Lord of the Rings) and Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, Amelie) will join Uma Thurman, Josh Lucas and Blair Brown to complete the cast, playing the characters of 'Peter' and 'Rebecca' respectively. Mr. Csokas will be making his Broadway debut. (more...)

The Segal Center Announces Pocket Books SeriesThe Segal Center Announces Pocket Books Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Segal Center anounces Pocket Books, a very special series of pocket books from our Publications Wing. Events are The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street and are FREE and open to the public. First come, first served. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, August 25: Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein!VIDEO: On This Day, August 25: Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein!
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2017

Leonard Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He took piano lessons as a boy and attended the Garrison and Boston Latin Schools. At Harvard University, he studied with Walter Piston, Edward Burlingame-Hill, and A. Tillman Merritt, among others. Before graduating in 1939, he made an unofficial conducting debut with his own incidental music to 'The Birds,' and directed and performed in Marc Blitzstein's 'The Cradle Will Rock.' Then at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, he studied piano with Isabella Vengerova, conducting with Fritz Reiner, and orchestration with Randall Thompson.  (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists RepRaucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

Men with History in the Justice System to Stage 5 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT at MTCMen with History in the Justice System to Stage 5 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's Stargate Theatre Sharon Sullivan Company will perform an original piece, 5 Minutes to Midnight, this Friday, August 18 at 7:00PM, and Saturday, August 19 at 4:00PM and 7:00PM at MTC - Stage II at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Mercedes Ruehl and More to Read ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN? at Guild HallJames Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Mercedes Ruehl and More to Read ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN? at Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Guild Hall will host a concert reading of ERic Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN?, featuring James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Bill Camp, Richard Kind, Peter Riegert, Mercedes Ruehl, Barry Scheck, and Harris Yulin, on Saturday, September 9 at 8 p.m. Directed by Harris Yulin. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club to Honor Hal Prince at Fall BenefitManhattan Theatre Club to Honor Hal Prince at Fall Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2017 Fall Benefit, honoring 21-time Tony Award winner Harold Prince, on Monday evening, October 23 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue). (more...)

James Earl Jones, Peter Riegert, Mercedes Ruehl, and Harris Yulin Star in ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN? Concert ReadingJames Earl Jones, Peter Riegert, Mercedes Ruehl, and Harris Yulin Star in ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN? Concert Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

A riveting drama about the infamous 1950s House Unamerican Activities Committee where those in entertainment were subpoenaed to testify as to their loyalty as Americans and asked to name anyone who was, or suspected of being, a communist. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Single Tickets Now On Sale for 2017/18 SeasonBerkeley Rep Single Tickets Now On Sale for 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced today that single tickets for its 2017-18 season will be on sale beginning Sunday, August 6. Prices for tickets to individual shows vary by performance day and seating section and are subject to change based on availability. (more...)

Legendary Career of Hal Prince Hits the Great White Way Tomorrow in PRINCE OF BROADWAYLegendary Career of Hal Prince Hits the Great White Way Tomorrow in PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

A friendly reminder! Performances begin tomorrow, Thursday, August 3, for the Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

To acknowledge her outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, Actress Laura Linney will be awarded the Shakespeare Theatre Company's prestigious William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award) at the Harman Center for the Arts 10th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

DAN CODY'S YACHT to Make World Premiere at MTC This SpringDAN CODY'S YACHT to Make World Premiere at MTC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced it will produce the world premiere of Dan Cody's Yacht, a new play written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Doug Hughes, as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. Dan Cody's Yacht will begin previews May 15, 2018 ahead of a June 6, 2018 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

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