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Date Of Birth:
May 06, 1915
Date Of Death:
October 10, 1985 (70)
Birth Place:
Kenosha, WI, USA
 
Date of Birth: May 06, 1915
Date of Death: October 10, 1985 (70)

Birth Place: Kenosha, WI, USA
10 Student Blogs to Check Out This Week - A Glee Analysis, The Queen's Gambit Musical Photo 10 Student Blogs to Check Out This Week - A Glee Analysis, The Queen's Gambit Musical & More!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 2, 2021

Our student bloggers write about how they're coping with the current global health crisis, give insight on their school's performing arts programs, share their opinions on the latest theater news, and so much more. An interview with a Broadway producer, a look into choreographing a production in the pandemic, advice to the class of 2021 and more-- read what our bloggers have written about this week!

Student Blog: Just Another Minute: An All-New Musical Celebrating Connection in An Al Photo Student Blog: Just Another Minute: An All-New Musical Celebrating Connection in An All-Virtual World
by Student Blogger: Alexandra Curnyn - Mar 25, 2021

Orson Welles once said that 'the enemy of art is the absence of limitations.' Creators of theatre, such as University of Delaware music students Tara O'Connor and Liz Vex, have proved this to be as true as ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dryden Theatre Announces Reopening on April 2 Photo Dryden Theatre Announces Reopening on April 2
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2021

The Dryden Theatre has announced that it will reopen its doors on April 2, after shutting down in January 2020, first for construction, and then due to COVID-19.

Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis Will Lead TREASURE ISLAND at Theatrical Drive-in Radial  Photo Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis Will Lead TREASURE ISLAND at Theatrical Drive-in Radial Park
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021

Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis will lead a live outdoor performance and broadcast of the pirate classic Treasure Island as part of the month-long residency at the theatrical drive-in experience Radial Park at Halletts Point Play.

Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre Presents SORRY, WRONG NUMBER This Week Photo Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre Presents SORRY, WRONG NUMBER This Week
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 4, 2021

This is the final classic Suspense episode of the first season before the company presents the final three episodes of 'Kansas City: 1924' in March.

Chatillion Stage Company Launches Audio Play Podcast Photo Chatillion Stage Company Launches Audio Play Podcast
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 4, 2021

Chatillion Stage Company has launched Project Mercury, a new anthology series of original audio plays, which takes its inspiration from Orson Welles' The Mercury Theatre on the Air. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 15- with Laura Osnes, Patrick Page and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 15- with Laura Osnes, Patrick Page and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 15, 2021

Today (February 15) in live streaming: Laura Osnes sings with Seth Rudetsky, Josh Groban in concert, and more!

Lauren Molina, Marc delaCruz and Sarah Lynn Marion Announced for SORRY, WRONG NUMBER  Photo Lauren Molina, Marc delaCruz and Sarah Lynn Marion Announced for SORRY, WRONG NUMBER Musical Pre-Show
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021

Keen Company is continuing the 2020-’21 Season with all-star benefit broadcast of Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher. Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced the cast for the musical pre-show: Lauren Molina, Marc delaCruz, and Sarah Lynn Marion, hosted by Dan Domingues.

Staples Players Radio Theatre Presents SORRY, WRONG NUMBER Photo Staples Players Radio Theatre Presents SORRY, WRONG NUMBER
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2021

Have 23 minutes to spare in a winter of a whole lot of waiting? Turn off Netflix, forget about TikTok, cease the mindless YouTube binge, because the 23 minutes you spend with Staples Players, engrossed in the thriller Sorry, Wrong Number, could be the most memorable of the season.

TCM Big Screen Classics Series Begins Jan. 24 & 27 With THE MALTESE FALCON Photo TCM Big Screen Classics Series Begins Jan. 24 & 27 With THE MALTESE FALCON
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 15, 2021

Next year, film aficionados can enjoy a yearlong journey spanning nine decades of cinema history, through a dozen of some of the movie industry’s greatest titles, as Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies present the seventh annual TCM Big Screen Classics series.

Great Canadian Theatre Company Presents TARRAGON ACOUSTIC - IT'S ALL TRUE Photo Great Canadian Theatre Company Presents TARRAGON ACOUSTIC - IT'S ALL TRUE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021

Great Canadian Theatre Company  will present Tarragon Acoustic - It’s All True. Performances take place January 14 - 28, 2021.

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - THE RADIO PLAY at Ford's Theatre Photo BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - THE RADIO PLAY at Ford's Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Dec 20, 2020

Craig Wallace returns for his fifth season as Ebenezer Scrooge in a production that's a tour de force in sound design.

Firestone Theatre's THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Set For January On-Demand Streaming Photo Firestone Theatre's THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Set For January On-Demand Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020

Firestone Theatre is set to present the live radio play, The War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script, for on-demand streaming over three days in January. This live-streamed production of The Way of the Worlds: the 1938 Radio Script will be available Friday, January 22 through Sunday, January 24, 2021.

Voyage to Treasure Island with Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis Photo Voyage to Treasure Island with Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis
by Alan Henry - Nov 27, 2020

Special Offer - Voyage to Treasure Island with Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis

Theatre In The Dark To Present Live Online Performances Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN THE D Photo Theatre In The Dark To Present Live Online Performances Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN THE DARK
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2020

Theatre in the Dark, the two-year-old Chicago theater company whose original audio play retelling of H.G. Wells' WAR OF THE WORLDS was the breakout hit of the fall season, will follow up with live online performances of A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN THE DARK for 10 special performances from December 10 through 24.

Iconic Hollywood Props and Costumes Up for Auction from Profiles In History's Icons & Photo Iconic Hollywood Props and Costumes Up for Auction from Profiles In History's Icons & Legends Of Hollywood
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 9, 2020

Profiles in History has announced incredible costumes and props from Hollywood's Classical, Golden and Modern Age at their next auction, Icons & Legends of Hollywood, November 12th & 13th in Los Angeles.

Jeff Wayne's THE WAR OF THE WORLDS: THE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE Returns With 97 Dates Photo Jeff Wayne's THE WAR OF THE WORLDS: THE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE Returns With 97 Dates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020

The multi award-winning Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience returns with a new production, featuring: live actors, virtual and augmented realities, 5D effects, plus the recorded voices of Moody Blues' Justin Hayward, Inglorious' Nathan James and Kaiser Chief's Ricky Wilson set to Jeff's multi-platinum selling double album.

Victoria Huston-Elem, Lance Roberts and More Join TREASURE ISLAND Starring Rob McClur Photo Victoria Huston-Elem, Lance Roberts and More Join TREASURE ISLAND Starring Rob McClure and Maggie Lakis
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020

The full cast has been set for Resounding's immersive audio production of Treasure Island: Live, on November 27 and 28 at 8 pm EST. Victoria Huston-Elem (Finding Neverland 1st Nat., Addams Family 1st Nat.) Lance Roberts (My Fair Lady, Sunset Boulevard), Kurt Uy (CBS's Tommy, Vietgone), Rolonda Watts (Divorce Court, Rolonda), and more join the cast.

Theatre in the Dark's Virtual Audio Drama A WAR OF THE WORLDS to play through Novembe Photo Theatre in the Dark's Virtual Audio Drama A WAR OF THE WORLDS to play through November 21
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020

Full casting has been announced for Theatre in the Dark's original audio drama adaptation of H.G. Wells' THE WAR OF THE WORLDS. Corey Bradberry, who co-authored this new adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel with company co-founder Mack Gordon, is directing.

Rome School Presents THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Photo Rome School Presents THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 28, 2020

As those lines were read by the ‚Äústranger‚ÄĚ during the first Zoom rehearsal for¬†The War of the Worlds, director Matt Ripa, M.F.A. 2008, looked into his computer screen at his student actors. ‚ÄúYou could see the hint of familiarity come across their faces,‚ÄĚ he recalls. ‚ÄúIt hit home.‚ÄĚ

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