Mark Blum News

 
Date Of Birth:
May 14, 1950 (69)
Birth Place:
Newark, NJ, USA
Bio:
Broadway: Twelve Angry Men, The Graduate, A Thousand Clowns, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, Lost in Yonkers, My Thing of Love, The Merchant. Off Broadway: Lonely I’m Not, Picked, We Live Here, After the Revolution, The Overwhelming, The Waverly Gallery, The Long Christmas Ride Home, The Music Teacher, ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: May 14, 1950 (69)

Birth Place: Newark, NJ, USA

Bio:
Broadway: Twelve Angry Men, The Graduate, A Thousand Clowns, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, Lost in Yonkers, My Thing of Love, The Merchant. Off Broadway: Lonely I’m Not, Picked, We Live Here, After the Revolution, The Overwhelming, The Waverly Gallery, The Long Christmas Ride Home, The Music Teacher, ... (read more)
Photo Flash: HB Studio 2019 Gala Celebrates UTA AT 100Photo Flash: HB Studio 2019 Gala Celebrates UTA AT 100
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

On Monday, June 10 nearly 250 people gathered at the Tribeca Rooftop for the HB Studio Gala celebrating the centennial of its long-time master teacher, the two-time Tony Award winning actress Uta Hagen, whose 100th birthday is Wednesday, June 12. (more...)

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org. (more...)

Lois Smith Will Be Honored At Playwrights Horizons Spring GalaLois Smith Will Be Honored At Playwrights Horizons Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) today announces that its 2019 Spring Gala will honor the beloved and prolific actress Lois Smith, a two-time Tony Award nominee whose six-decade career in theater, film, and television has included memorable performances in numerous Playwrights Horizons productions. The event will convene Playwrights Horizons' diverse community of writers, artists, and supporters on Monday, May 6 at 583 Park Avenue. (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Casting; Ellen Barkin, Thomas Sadoski, and MoreWilliamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Casting; Ellen Barkin, Thomas Sadoski, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announced today additional casting for the 2019 summer season, including Ellen Barkin, Andre Braugher, Priscilla Lopez, Thomas Sadoski, Bernard White, JoBeth Williams, and many more. The 2019 season kicks off June 25, 2019 and runs through August 18, 2019. (more...)

HAMILTON, BE MORE CHILL, and PRETTY WOMAN Cast Members Will Celebrate The Richard Rodgers TheaterHAMILTON, BE MORE CHILL, and PRETTY WOMAN Cast Members Will Celebrate The Richard Rodgers Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Complete casting has been announced for 54 BELOW CELEBRATES THE RICHARD RODGERS THEATER at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 at 7pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Javier Munoz, Maury Yeston, and Kristy Cates Join 54 Celebrates The Richard Rodgers TheaterJavier Munoz, Maury Yeston, and Kristy Cates Join 54 Celebrates The Richard Rodgers Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The Richard Rodgers Theater, which has played host to such musicals as Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Raisin, Chicago, In The Heights, and, its current tenant,Hamilton, will be celebrated at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 at 7pm and 9:30pm in 54 CELEBRATES THE RICHARD RODGERS THEATER. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Successful Opening Night For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERSBay Street Theater Announces Successful Opening Night For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a successful opening night for the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson. The show opened on Saturday, June 2 and was met with rave reviews and a positive audience response. FELLOW TRAVELERS, open now through June 17, 2018, is the first show in Bay Street Theater's 2018 Mainstage Season. Single tickets are on sale now, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at baystreet.org. Special guests included Steve Kroft from CBS, and wife and author Jennet Conant, actress Mercedes Ruehl with artist David Geiser, Robert Wankel, President of the Shubert organization, and his wife Lynn, Producers Leonard Soloway and Evan Bergman. Other producers included Paul Libin and Manny Kladitis. (more...)

BWW Review: The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERS at Bay Street TheatreBWW Review: The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERS at Bay Street Theatre
by Melissa Giordano - Jun 6, 2018

Kicking off their exciting 27th main stage season - and continuing their mission to foster new works - the Bay Street Theatre offers the world premiere of Jack Canfora's new play Fellow Travelers. Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award winner Michael Wilson directs the superb production running through June 17th at the adorable Sag Harbor venue. (more...)

Azudi Onyejekwe, Andrew Samonsky and More Among Additional Cast and Creative Announced for Williamstown Theatre FestivalAzudi Onyejekwe, Andrew Samonsky and More Among Additional Cast and Creative Announced for Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced casting and creative team additions to the 2018 season including Tony Award winners Natasha Katz and Clint Ramos, as well as details on additional programming and special events for the 2018 summer season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FELLOW TRAVELERS at Bay Street TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at FELLOW TRAVELERS at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts presents the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson, will start tomorrow, May 29, and will run through June 17. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERSBay Street Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson. The production will run as the first show in Bay Street Theater's 2018 Mainstage Season, from May 29 - June 17, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TRAVESTIES!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TRAVESTIES!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 25, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions (David Babani, Artistic Director) and Sonia Friedman Productions -present the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERSBay Street Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson. The production will run as the first show in Bay Street Theater's 2018 Mainstage Season, from May 29 - June 17, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of THIS FLAT EARTHPhoto Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Happy opening! THIS FLAT EARTH, directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman, held its Opening Night at Playwrights Horizons last night! The performance marked the play's World Premiere. Other members of the theatre community, including Lois Smith and Jamie Brewer, joined the cast and crew for last night's celebration. (more...)

Final 2 Weeks To See Roundabout's AMY AND THE ORPHANSFinal 2 Weeks To See Roundabout's AMY AND THE ORPHANS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO), will conclude the world premiere of Amy and the Orphans by Lindsey Ferrentino, directed by Scott Ellis, on Sunday, April 22. (more...)

AMY AND THE ORPHANS: A Conversation with Playwright Lindsey Ferrentino and Director Scott EllisAMY AND THE ORPHANS: A Conversation with Playwright Lindsey Ferrentino and Director Scott Ellis
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 28, 2018

February 24, 2018, Lindsey Ferrentino and Scott Ellis spoke about Amy and the Orphans with education dramaturg Ted Sod as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's lecture series. (more...)

Edward Barbanell Will Join AMY AND THE ORPHANS for Matinee PerformancesEdward Barbanell Will Join AMY AND THE ORPHANS for Matinee Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO), has just announced that  Edward Barbanell will play the title role in Amy and the Orphans on Wednesday and Saturday matinee performances for the remainder of the limited run. During those performances, the role of "Amy" will be referred to as "Andy."  (more...)

AMY AND THE ORPHANS Interview with Scott EllisAMY AND THE ORPHANS Interview with Scott Ellis
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 20, 2018

Ted Sod: Why did you want to direct Amy and the Orphans by Lindsey Ferrentino? How did you get involved with this production? (more...)

Bid Now on Dinner with Director Scott Ellis with 2 Tickets and Backstage Tour of AMY AND THE ORPHANSBid Now on Dinner with Director Scott Ellis with 2 Tickets and Backstage Tour of AMY AND THE ORPHANS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Enjoy 2 house seats to Amy and the Orphans, take a backstage tour, meet the cast, and have dinner with Director Scott Ellis in NYC. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of AMY AND THE ORPHANS?Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of AMY AND THE ORPHANS?
by Review Roundups - Mar 2, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Amy and the Orphans by Lindsey Ferrentino, directed by Scott Ellis. The cast includes Vanessa Aspillaga as 'Kathy,' Mark Blum as 'Jacob,' Jamie Brewer as 'Amy,' Diane Davisas 'Sarah,' Josh McDermitt as 'Bobby' and Debra Monk as 'Maggie.' Amy and the Orphans opened officially last night at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This will be a limited engagement through April 22, 2018. Let's see what the critics had to say! (more...)

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