Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Wynn Handman, the famed New York acting teacher and Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, died at home April 11, 2020 of Covid-19 related pneumonia. He was 97.
Wynn Handman, Director and Co-Founder of the American Place Theatre, Dies at 97
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Wynn Handman, co-founder of the American Place Theatre, has died at age 97. Handman's daughter, Laura Handman, confirmed that his cause of death was COVID-19-related illness.
Review Roundup: TORCH SONG at Second Stage - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Oct 19, 2017
Directed by Mois s Kaufman, Torch Song officially opens tonight, October 19, at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street).
Jeremy Gerard Set for THEATER TALK this Week
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2014
This week's guest on THEATER TALK is journalist Jeremy Gerard, author of the new book, Wynn Place Show, subtitled A Biased History of the Rollicking Life & Extreme Times of Wynn Handman and the American Place Theatre (Smith and Kraus Publishers). Gerard tells co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins about the remarkable place in theater history occupied by Handman, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of The American Place Theatre and, at age 91, still one of New York's most sought-after acting teachers.
Stage Producer Sidney Lanier Dies at 90
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2013
According to The New York Times, Rev. Sidney Lanier, an experimental stage producer, passed away on Sept. 23 in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 90.
Tolan and Other Bway Vets to Take Part in 'Poet's Corner'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2007
'The Poet's Corner,' a collaboration between the Emelin Theatre and Larchmont-Mamaroneck County Television, will premiere on LMC-TV as part of LMC's 'Poetry Month' this April.
Hart, Wilson, Etc. Set for June Back Stage Books Events
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2006
A number of June events will celebrate books released by Back Stage Books; among the stars set to participate are Kitty Carlisle Hart, Shirley Knight and Julie Wilson