Madge Evans News

 
Date Of Birth:
July 09, 1909
Date Of Death:
April 26, 1981 (71)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Date of Birth: July 09, 1909
Date of Death: April 26, 1981 (71)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Makes Boston Premiere At Huntington Theatre Company Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play SWEAT Makes Boston Premiere At Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  This a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will be directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced on Broadway). Sweat begins performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) on Friday, January 31, 2020 and runs through Sunday, February 23, 2020. The official press opening night is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Tickets are now available. (more...)


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Photo Flash: The Cast Of THE DOUBLE V Shines At The Matrix Theatre Photo Flash: The Cast Of THE DOUBLE V Shines At The Matrix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The Cast of THE DOUBLE V Shines At The Matrix Theatre. Written by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, directed by Michael Arabian, and produced by Leigh Fortier. (more...)

World Premiere Of THE DOUBLE V Comes to Matrix Theatre World Premiere Of THE DOUBLE V Comes to Matrix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

The multi-award-winning team that brought you When Jazz Had the Blues returns with Playwright Carole Eglash-Kosoff's new original play, The Double V at the Matrix Theatre. Directed by Michael Arabian with set design by John Iacovelli. Nic Few leads a dynamic cast! (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Wendy Arons and adapted by Tony Kushner, playing July 3 through July 21, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, July 3. Tickets will be available starting at 10am on the day of the show through TodayTix and the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Judith Light and Tony Kushner Honored With DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards Photo Coverage: Judith Light and Tony Kushner Honored With DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards
by Walter McBride - Mar 19, 2019

On Monday, March 18, DGF hosted a Salon at the Lambs Club where they presented actress Judith Light and playwright Tony Kushner with the DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards. Former DGF Fellow, Oliver Houser, was also presented with the inaugural DGF Stephen Schwartz Award. The evening featured performances by Michael R. Jackson, James Jackson Jr., Sean Patrick Cameron, and Oliver Houser, and remarks by Jordan Roth, Jon Robin Baitz, and Stephen Schwartz. (more...)

SWEAT Opens Tonight At Goodman Theatre SWEAT Opens Tonight At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Powerful drama: still made in America. Lynn Nottage's 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Sweat opens tonight in its Chicago premiere at Goodman Theatre. Ron OJ Parson directs the collision of race, class and friendship at a pivotal moment in America-hailed as 'extraordinarily moving' (The New York Times) and 'passionate and necessary...a masterful depiction of the forces that divide and conquer us' (Time Out New York). Sweat marks the fourth Nottage play to be produced at the Goodman, following Crumbs from the Table of Joy (2006), Ruined (a 2008 world-premiere Goodman commission that earned the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama) and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (2013). Sweat appears through April 14 in the Albert Theatre. Tickets ($20 - $80; subject to change) are available at Goodmantheatre.org/Sweat, by telephone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 N. Dearborn). (more...)

Judith Light and Tony Kushner to Be Honored with DGF's Evans-Kingsley Awards Judith Light and Tony Kushner to Be Honored with DGF's Evans-Kingsley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Actress Judith Light and playwright Tony Kushner are set to receive DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards. Former DGF Fellow, Oliver Houser, also announced as recipient of the DGF Stephen Schwartz Award. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Late Carol Hall Photo Flash: Remembering the Late Carol Hall
by Walter McBride - Oct 15, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, composer/lyricist/actress Carol Hall passed away at age 82. We remember the Broadway veteran below. (more...)

Wynton Marsalis To Deliver The Commencement Address At Juilliard's 113th Commencement Ceremony Wynton Marsalis To Deliver The Commencement Address At Juilliard's 113th Commencement Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The Juilliard School today announced that alumnus Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, director of Juilliard Jazz Studies, and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, will address the graduates at the school's 113th commencement ceremony, which takes place Friday, May 18, 2018, at 11am in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Mr. Marsalis received an honorary doctor of music degree from Juilliard in 2006. This will be the final commencement for Juilliard President Joseph W. Polisi, who has had a long association with Mr. Marsalis and asked that he be the commencement speaker. In July, Damian Woetzel will begin as the school's seventh president. (more...)

The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces February Lineup The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Announces February Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Renowned Choreographer Mark Morris Returns to Philadelphia as the Annenberg Center's Inaugural Artist-in-Residence; residency includes performances of Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble, the Philadelphia Dance for PD Symposium, and an American Musical Film Series (more...)

UW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK UW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama's season opener is Lynn Nottage's sharp, irreverent look at racism and Black female ambition in Hollywood, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. (more...)

Villanova Theatre Goes Under The Sheets With INTIMATE APPAREL Villanova Theatre Goes Under The Sheets With INTIMATE APPAREL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Villanova Theatre is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, directed by Valerie Joyce and on stage November 7-19, 2017. (more...)

UW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK UW Drama to Open New Season with BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama's season opener is Lynn Nottage's sharp, irreverent look at racism and Black female ambition in Hollywood, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Craig Lucas Honored with Dramatists Guild Fund's Sidney Kingsley Award
by Walter McBride - Apr 5, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund presented their Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award to actress Audra McDonald and playwright Craig Lucas just last night. McDonalad was unable to attend the event due to her SHUFFLE ALONG schedule, but the show went on and BroadwayWorld was also there for the festivities. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Dramatists Guild of America's Annual Awards Ceremony with Stephen Schwartz, Christopher Durang & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The Dramatists Guild of America held their annual awards ceremony last night at The Lambs Club in New York. The ceremony was hosted by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez. Check out a look back at the festivities below! (more...)

Christopher Durang, Lisa Kron, Viola Davis & More to Receive Dramatists Guild of America Awards, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced the recipients of their annual awards, which will be presented at an awards ceremony hosted by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson Lopez on Monday, February 24, 2014, at The Lambs Club in New York. (more...)

TCG Publishes Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ruined. Declared 'one of our finest playwrights' by Time Out New York, Lynn Nottage premiered her newest play at Second Stage Theatre in spring 2011. In the 2013-2014 season, the play will receive productions at seven theaters across the country, including the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta and the Actor's Theatre of Charlotte. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dramatists Guild Fund Awards Linda Lavin and Lynn Nottage the Madge Evans-Sidney Kingsley Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

The Dramatists Guild Fund presented their Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award to actress Linda Lavin and playwright Lynn Nottage this past Monday evening. The awards were presented by Dramatists Guild Fund Board Member Terrence McNally at an intimate salon with award-winning composer Charles Strouse. BroadwayWorld has a photo of the honorees below! (more...)

The Dramatists Guild Fund Awards Linda Lavin and Lynn Nottage the Madge Evans-Sidney Kingsley Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

The Dramatists Guild Fund has announced this year's Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award to actress Linda Lavin and playwright Lynn Nottage. The awards will be presented by Dramatists Guild Fund Board Member Terrence McNally on Monday, February 25, 2013 at an intimate salon with award-winning composer Charles Strouse. The event will also include remarks by Jeffrey Lyons, godson of Sidney Kingsley, and will be held at the home of lyricist and playwright Gretchen Cryer. (more...)

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