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Date Of Birth:
May 06, 1915
Date Of Death:
October 10, 1985 (70)
Birth Place:
Kenosha, WI, USA
Gender: Male
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Orson Welles News

Date of Birth: May 06, 1915
Date of Death: October 10, 1985 (70)
Birth Place: Kenosha, WI, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Interview: Director Sally Cookson Talks JANE EYREBWW Interview: Director Sally Cookson Talks JANE EYRE
by Marianka Swain - Sep 24, 2017

Sally Cookson's past work includes inventive adaptations of Peter Pan, Hetty Feather and La Strada. Her acclaimed version of Jane Eyre, which first appeared at Bristol Old Vic in 2014, completes its 2017 UK tour with an encore run at the National Theatre from 23 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Tour Celebrates Starry Opening at the AhmansonPhoto Flash: Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Tour Celebrates Starry Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Matthew Bourne / New Adventures production of 'The Red Shoes,' presented by Center Theatre Group and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, is making its American premiere now through October 1, 2017 in Los Angeles. Opening night was last night, September 19, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the curtain call and starry festivities below! (more...)

Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES to Dance Into The Kennedy Center This FallMatthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES to Dance Into The Kennedy Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Kennedy Center presents the New Adventures North American tour of Matthew Bourne's critically acclaimed production of The Red Shoes, October 10 to 15, 2017. The tour will continue to Blumenthal Performing Arts, Charlotte and City Center, New York; having already played at Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles. (more...)

DREAM BIG, PRINCESS Comes to El Capitan, 9/8DREAM BIG, PRINCESS Comes to El Capitan, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Tickets are now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 (347-6396) and at The El Capitan Theatre box office, for DREAM BIG, PRINCESS AT THE EL CAPITAN THEATRE, a special collection of movies being presented in conjunction with the Disney "Dream Big, Princess" initiative September 8 to October 1, 2017 at The El Capitan Theatre. (more...)

Experience Theatre Project Presents A Live Staged Reading of Orson Welles' WAR OF THE WORLDSExperience Theatre Project Presents A Live Staged Reading of Orson Welles' WAR OF THE WORLDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Experience Theatre Project Presents A Live Staged Reading of Orson Welles' War of the Worlds. An Immersive 1930s Hollywood-Style Gala. Mingle With Famous Dead Actors of the 1930s! Pre-Show Magic by historical conjurer Danny Schreiber! (more...)

THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK Wins 2017 Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh AwardTHE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK Wins 2017 Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation has announced the winner of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Disney's A GOOFY MOVIE Comes to El Capitan, 8/25- 9/4Disney's A GOOFY MOVIE Comes to El Capitan, 8/25- 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Tickets are now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 (347-6396) and at The El Capitan Theatre box office, for the 1995 original Disney "A GOOFY MOVIE," featured at The El Capitan Theatre  August 25 to September 4, 2017. (more...)

New Comedy About WAR OF THE WORLDS Broadcast to Open at River Street TheatreNew Comedy About WAR OF THE WORLDS Broadcast to Open at River Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

If you heard today on CNN that Martians were invading a small town in New Jersey, would you believe it? Seventy-eight years ago, Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre theatrical group made such a broadcast on CBS radio on Halloween Eve 1938. Welles took H.G. Wells' epic novel "The War of The Worlds" and made the story feel like a real news broadcast. The hoax created panic and fear in many towns around the nation as millions believed that Martians had invaded America. (more...)

El Capitan Theatre to Feature Disney's A GOOFY MOVIE, 8/25-9/4El Capitan Theatre to Feature Disney's A GOOFY MOVIE, 8/25-9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Tickets are now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 (347-6396) and at The El Capitan Theatre box office, for the 1995 original Disney "A GOOFY MOVIE," featured at The El Capitan Theatre  August 25 to September 4, 2017. (more...)

Cristin Milioti, William Jackson Harper to Lead Zoe Kazan's AFTER THE BLAST for LCT3Cristin Milioti, William Jackson Harper to Lead Zoe Kazan's AFTER THE BLAST for LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Eboni Booth, Will Connolly, William Jackson Harper, Ben Horner, Cristin Milioti, David Pegram, and Teresa Yenque will comprise the cast of the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of AFTER THE BLAST, a new play by Zoe Kazan, to be directed by Lila Neugebauer.  (more...)

JANE EYRE Returns to the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre this AutumnJANE EYRE Returns to the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Sally Cookson's adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece Jane Eyre returns to the NT's Lyttelton Theatre from 26 September - 21 October 2017 following a critically acclaimed season at the National Theatre and a major UK tour. (more...)

National Theatre Wales Confirms Professional and Community Cast for WE'RE STILL HERENational Theatre Wales Confirms Professional and Community Cast for WE'RE STILL HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

A combination of professional actors - including a local steelworker - and a community cast from Port Talbot will be performing in National Theatre Wales & Common Wealth's We're Still Here. This new production tackles one of the biggest symbols of Wales' industrial past and present; the Port Talbot steelworks. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING SING-ALONG Roars Into El Capitan Theatre This MonthDisney's THE LION KING SING-ALONG Roars Into El Capitan Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Tickets are now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 (347-6396) and at The El Capitan Theatre box office, for the El Capitan Theatre's presentation of "THE LION KING SING-ALONG", August 4 to August 20, 2017. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES Gets Encore Screening at El Capitan Theatre This WeekendDisney's NEWSIES Gets Encore Screening at El Capitan Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Seize the day one last time! NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, the TonyAward-Winning Broadway Musical, is back by popular demand for a special encore presentation at The El Capitan Theatre, August 4-9, 2017 and stars Jeremy Jordan, reprising his Tony Award-Nominated performance as 'Jack Kelly.' (more...)

THIRTEEN's American Masters Series, Major League Baseball, David Ortiz' Big Papi Productions, Nick Davis Productions, and Albert M. Tapper Co-Producing Documentary AbouTHIRTEEN's American Masters Series, Major League Baseball, David Ortiz' Big Papi Productions, Nick Davis Productions, and Albert M. Tapper Co-Producing Documentary Abou
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2017

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Disney's NEWSIES Back by Popular Demand at El Capitan 8/4-9Disney's NEWSIES Back by Popular Demand at El Capitan 8/4-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Seize the day one last time! NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL, the TonyAward-Winning Broadway Musical, is back by popular demand for a special encore presentation at The El Capitan Theatre, August 4-9, 2017 and stars Jeremy Jordan, reprising his Tony Award-Nominated performance as 'Jack Kelly.' NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL will screen August 4th and 5th at 7:00pm and 10:25pm, and August 6th through 9th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Ireland's Fishamble to Return to 59E59 Theaters with CHAROLAISIreland's Fishamble to Return to 59E59 Theaters with CHAROLAIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome the US premiere of CHAROLAIS, written and performed by Noni Stapleton and directed by Bairbre Ni Chaoimh. Produced by Fishable: The New Play Company, CHAROLAIS begins performances on Tuesday, August 29 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 24. Press Opening is Thursday, August 31 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Franklin Stage Company Presents ORSON WELLES/SHYLOCKFranklin Stage Company Presents ORSON WELLES/SHYLOCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Franklin Stage Company is pleased to present the highly acclaimed Orson Welles/Shylock, written and directed by Matt Chiorini, July 27 - 30 and  August 3 - 6. (more...)

Original Star Ashley Shaw to Lead Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES at the AhmansonOriginal Star Ashley Shaw to Lead Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The cast is set for the acclaimed Matthew Bourne / New Adventures production of "The Red Shoes." Presented by Center Theatre Group and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, the American premiere of "The Red Shoes" runs September 15 through October 1, 2017, with the opening set for September 19. (more...)

Original Cast to Dance Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Across the U.S.Original Cast to Dance Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

New Adventures has announced North American tour dates and casting for Matthew Bourne's double Olivier Award-winning production of THE RED SHOES. (more...)

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