Mark Lamos News

Date of Birth: March 10, 1946 (71)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
VIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country PlayhouseVIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Two Shakespearean Comedies, X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Set for The Acting Company's 2017-18 SeasonTwo Shakespearean Comedies, X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Set for The Acting Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Acting Company has announced its 2017-18 season, which exemplifies the venerable organization's commitment to cultivating a national audience for the theater with exceptional touring productions of classical and new works; developing the best young American actors by giving them an opportunity to practice their craft in a wide-ranging repertory; and educating students that have limited access to the arts. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Sunday Symposium on 8/20Westport Country Playhouse Sunday Symposium on 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Daphne A. Brooks, professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale University, will be guest speaker at Westport Country Playhouse's Sunday Symposium following the Sunday, August 20, 3 p.m. matinee performance of "Appropriate," an Obie Award-winning play about family secrets by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. The Playhouse Sunday Symposium program is free and open to the public. (more...)

HE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX Premiere and More Set for Theatre For A New Audience's 2017-18 SeasonHE BROUGHT HER HEART BACK IN A BOX Premiere and More Set for Theatre For A New Audience's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

On the heels of winning its second Ross Wetzsteon Award for Sustained Excellence at the 2017 OBIE Awards, Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) have just announced its 2017-18 season. (more...)

Strike Up the Band! Final Casting Announced for THE BAND'S VISIT on BroadwayStrike Up the Band! Final Casting Announced for THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Final casting has been announced for the Broadway production of the critically acclaimed musical THE BAND'S VISIT, arriving on Broadway in Fall 2017 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Jonathan Groff Replaces Matthew Morrison at Westport Country Playhouse GalaJonathan Groff Replaces Matthew Morrison at Westport Country Playhouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

'Hamilton' Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Jonathan Groff has stepped in to headline Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 Gala on Saturday evening, September 9. Groff will replace previously announced Matthew Morrison who is no longer available to perform at this year's Gala due to a scheduling conflict. (more...)

Carrie Coon and More Complete Cast for Amy Herzog's MARY JANE at New York Theatre WorkshopCarrie Coon and More Complete Cast for Amy Herzog's MARY JANE at New York Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced casting for the first show of the 2017/18 NYTW season, MARY JANE, written by NYTW Usual Suspect and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Amy Herzog (4000 Miles, Belleville) and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Sundown, Yellow Moon; A Life). (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATEWestport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

Westport Welcomes MICHAEL BARKERWestport Welcomes MICHAEL BARKER
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jul 17, 2017

Makes magic happen after bursting bubbles. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Awarded Grant from Fairfield County's Community FoundationWestport Country Playhouse Awarded Grant from Fairfield County's Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse has received a $10,000 grant from Fairfield County's Community Foundation for general operating support of the non-profit organization's 2017 season. The nationally recognized professional theater serves an estimated annual audience of 60,000.  (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Partners with CT Women's Hall of Fame for WOMEN AND WARWestport Country Playhouse Partners with CT Women's Hall of Fame for WOMEN AND WAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse, in conjunction with its July production of "Grounded," about a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot who is grounded by an unexpected pregnancy, has partnered with the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame (CWHF) for 'Women and War," a multimedia presentation for teen and adult audiences, on Friday, July 14, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., in the Lucille Lortel White Barn Center, adjacent to the Playhouse. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Receives NEA Grant for ROMEO AND JULIET Community EngagementWestport Country Playhouse Receives NEA Grant for ROMEO AND JULIET Community Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse has been awarded a $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for a community engagement initiative surrounding the fall production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet,' directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. (more...)

Broadway's M. BUTTERFLY, Directed by Julie Taymor, Welcomes Composer Elliot Goldenthal and More to Creative TeamBroadway's M. BUTTERFLY, Directed by Julie Taymor, Welcomes Composer Elliot Goldenthal and More to Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Producers Nelle Nugent, Steve Traxler, Kenneth Teaton, Benjamin Feldman, and Doug Morris (CEO, Sony Music) today announce the full creative team for the first Broadway revival of David Henry Hwang's Tony Award-winning play, M. BUTTERFLY. (more...)

Official: Ted Chapin Curates 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season, Featuring Jonathan Groff, Lynn Ahrens and MoreOfficial: Ted Chapin Curates 92Y's New Lyrics & Lyricists Season, Featuring Jonathan Groff, Lynn Ahrens and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

92Y announces Ted Chapin, President & Chief Creative Officer of Rodgers & Hammerstein, will serve in the newly created role of Producer of Lyrics & Lyricists, beginning next season. For nearly five decades, L&L has been at the forefront of exploring and sharing the best of the American Songbook, and this opens a new chapter. (more...)

Drone Discussion to Follow GROUNDED at Westport Country PlayhouseDrone Discussion to Follow GROUNDED at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Dan Gettinger, founder and the co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College, will be guest speaker at Westport Country Playhouse's Sunday Symposium following the Sunday, July 16, 3 p.m. matinee performance of 'Grounded' by George Brant. (more...)

Elizabeth Stahlmann to Star in GROUNDED at Westport Country PlayhouseElizabeth Stahlmann to Star in GROUNDED at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The 2016 Lucille Lortel Award-winning play, "Grounded," a contemporary drama about a US Air Force fighter pilot who is grounded by an unexpected pregnancy, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from July 11 through July 29.  (more...)

Alexis Michelle's IT TAKES A WOMAN to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekAlexis Michelle's IT TAKES A WOMAN to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, welcomes back Alexis Michelle, star of Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race, for the final performance of her headline run of her solo show It Takes A Woman next Thursday, June 13, 2017 at 9:30 PM. This time with lots of surprises for Pride including a duest with Andrew Keenan-Bolger! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Tony Award-nominated comedy, 'Lettice and Lovage,' opens Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season, written by Peter Shaffer, author of 'Amadeus,' and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. The play runs now through June 17. The cast includes Kandis Chappell, Mia Dillon, Sarah Manton, and Paxton Whitehead. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: LETTICE AND LOVAGE in WestportBWW Reviews: LETTICE AND LOVAGE in Westport
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jun 4, 2017

History need never be dull. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Casting Change in LETTICE AND LOVAGEWestport Country Playhouse Announces Casting Change in LETTICE AND LOVAGE
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse announces that Kandis Chappell has joined the cast of "Lettice and Lovage" in the role of Miss Lettice Douffet, beginning Thursday, June 1.  Due to a health issue, the original actress playing Lettice had to leave the role during final rehearsals.  She is doing well and wished a speedy recovery. (more...)

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