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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
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Announced at The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Photo THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Announced at The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 28, 2020

A series of explosions on Mars is followed by an unidentifiable object falling to Earth in Grover's Mill, NJ. An invasion has begun, and is recounted through terrified first person radio broadcasts right up to its impossible conclusion.

Complete Cast Announced for Keen Company's Benefit Broadcast of WAR OF THE WORLDS Photo Complete Cast Announced for Keen Company's Benefit Broadcast of WAR OF THE WORLDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020

Keen Company's 2020-'21 Season will feature a series of all-star benefit broadcasts, beginning with Howard Koch's legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds made popular by Orson Welles followed by Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher, which was once called 'the greatest single radio script ever written.'

Joplin Little Theatre Presents THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Photo Joplin Little Theatre Presents THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2020

Joplin Little Theatre will present The War of the Worlds, a fundraiser for JLT. Performances take place October 30 & 31, 2020.

Maggie Lakis and Rob McClure Star in TREASURE ISLAND: LIVE Photo Maggie Lakis and Rob McClure Star in TREASURE ISLAND: LIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

Resounding, a live immersive audio entertainment company, will present its next production, Treasure Island: Live, on November 27 and 28 at 8 pm EST. The show will star Maggie Lakis (Something Rotten) as Jim Hawkins and Tony nominee Rob McClure (Mrs. Doubtfire, Beetlejuice) as Long John Silver and narrator.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for David Fincher's MANK Photo VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for David Fincher's MANK
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020

MANK. In Select Theaters November and on Netflix on December 4.

VOTE THE NEW MOON, By Alfred Kreymburg Indicts The System At Metropolitan Virtual Pla Photo VOTE THE NEW MOON, By Alfred Kreymburg Indicts The System At Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 20, 2020

The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading: VOTE THE NEW MOON, by Alfred Kreymborg, live-streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 24th, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT.

Jason Tam, Arnie Burton and More Announced for Keen Company's WAR OF THE WORLDS Benef Photo Jason Tam, Arnie Burton and More Announced for Keen Company's WAR OF THE WORLDS Benefit Broadcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 16, 2020

Keen Company's 2020-'21 Season will feature a series of all-star benefit broadcasts, beginning with Howard Koch's legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds made popular by Orson Welles followed by Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher, which was once called 'the greatest single radio script ever written.'

CST LiveOnline! Presents SORRY, WRONG NUMBER Photo CST LiveOnline! Presents SORRY, WRONG NUMBER
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 14, 2020

While Carpenter Square Theatre has postponed the opening of its regular Season 37, it is still working to entertain and enrich the community by producing online shows. The theater will present the sixth edition of a?oeCST LiveOnline!a?? by airing 'Sorry, Wrong Number,' a famous old time radio drama, at 7 p.m. October 16-17.

Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Table Read Of Tom Stoppard's THE REAL INSPECT Photo Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Table Read Of Tom Stoppard's THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND In Aid Of The Royal Theatrical Fund
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2020

Following the success of No√ęl Coward's Private Lives in September which raised ¬£44,000 for the Royal Theatrical Fund, Lockdown Theatre today announces a live virtual table read of The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard, in association with The Royal Theatrical Fund. The table read will take place via Zoom, followed by a live Q&A with the cast and director on Sunday 25 October at 7pm.

REPRESENTING T.A. BUCK Announced for The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Photo REPRESENTING T.A. BUCK Announced for The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 13, 2020

REPRESENTING T.A. BUCK, by Edna Ferber, read by Michèle LaRue has been announced for the Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse.

Norm Lewis to Star as Count Dracula in Resounding's Debut Production of DRACULA Photo Norm Lewis to Star as Count Dracula in Resounding's Debut Production of DRACULA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020

Resounding, a live immersive audio entertainment company, will debut with a production of Dracula, on Friday, October 30 and Saturday 31 at 8 PM. Based on Orson Welles' radio play and adapted by Resounding Creative Director Steve Wargo, this production of Dracula will star Tony-nominated Norm Lewis as Count Dracula.

Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents XINGU Photo Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents XINGU
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 6, 2020

The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading: XINGU, a one-act play by Kimberly Wadsworth based on a short story by Edith Wharton, live streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 10th, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT. 

Main Street Theatre Works Presents The Live Radio Show WAR OF THE WORLDS Photo Main Street Theatre Works Presents The Live Radio Show WAR OF THE WORLDS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2020

While 2020 has made us feel like the world might be coming to an end, the same thing could have been said over 80 years ago when Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the Air staged a live radio broadcast of an alien invasion. Main Street Theatre Works (MSTW) is recreating this radio classic with their live production of War of the Worlds, October 24th at 7:00pm, broadcast on their Facebook page (Main Street Theatre Works), and a radio simulcast on KVGC Radio 1340AM, or 96.5 FM, in Amador county. 

Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents THE CLOD By Lewis Beach Photo Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents THE CLOD By Lewis Beach
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 29, 2020

The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading:  THE CLOD, a one-act play by Lewis Beach, live streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 3rd, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT.

Theatre of Dare Announces Auditions For DRACULA Photo Theatre of Dare Announces Auditions For DRACULA
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2020

Theatre of Date will livestream reading of Orson Wellesa??s Mercury Radio Theatre presentation of Dracula!  

Keen Company Announces 21st Season HEAR/NOW, Featuring Five World Premieres and More Photo Keen Company Announces 21st Season HEAR/NOW, Featuring Five World Premieres and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2020

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced his plans for the upcoming season, their 21st.

Film at Lincoln Center Announces Talks for the 58th New York Film Festival Photo Film at Lincoln Center Announces Talks for the 58th New York Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 16, 2020

Film at Lincoln Center announces¬†Talks¬†for the 58th New York Film Festival (September 17 ‚Äď October 11).

Boxing Film JOURNEYMEN Makes Premiere at TIFF Photo Boxing Film JOURNEYMEN Makes Premiere at TIFF
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 14, 2020

Award-winning writer/producer/director, Dax Phelan (Jasmine, The Other Side of the Wind) has acquired the rights to UK author Mark Turley‚Äôs internationally renowned, best-selling book and captivating high-octane adventure, ‚ÄúJourneymen.‚ÄĚ

UNCSA Announces Reimagined Fall Performance Season Photo UNCSA Announces Reimagined Fall Performance Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 10, 2020

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) announces a fall performance season like no other, reimagined to address limitations due to COVID-19, yet offering a widely available range of events involving all of the university's five arts schools through innovative collaborations and inventive delivery of theater, music, film and dance.

Cast Announced for Theatre in the Dark's A WAR OF THE WORLDS Virtual Audio Drama Photo Cast Announced for Theatre in the Dark's A WAR OF THE WORLDS Virtual Audio Drama
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 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.

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