Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Peter Cook News - Page 4

 
Date of Birth: November 17, 1937
Date of Death: January 09, 1995 (57)

Birth Place: Torquay, Devon, ENGLAND
Mike Reiss Joins Bruce Vilanch and Jerry Adler in RUBBLE at The Provincetown Theater Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

EMMY Award-Winner Bruce Vilanch stars in a staged reading of RUBBLE, a new comedy by 4 time EMMY Award-Winning 'The Simpsons' writer, Mike Reiss at The Provincetown Theater. 'The Sopranos' star and Broadway veteran Jerry Adler also joins the cast. The staged reading of RUBBLE will be directed by James Valletti for one night only to benefit The Provincetown Theater. All proceeds go directly to support The Provincetown Theater.

Seattle Playwrights Collective to Present 'IPLAYZ,' 6/6-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

To mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the launch of the World Wide Web, The Seattle Playwrights Collective's presents iPlayz: Life and Death in the Digital Age June 6 through June 21 at Annex Theatre in Seattle and June 27 and 28 at Tacoma Little Theatre in Tacoma. This year's version of SPC's annual Explorations Short Play Festival promises a 360 degree exploration into how the rise of mobile technologies, social networks, and emerging computer applications have impacted the human condition for good and ill.

Photo Flash: Opening Night of Lucas Kavner's CARNIVAL KIDS, Presented by Lesser America
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The World Premiere of Lucas Kavner's (Fish Eye with Colt Coeur/HERE Arts Center; Love Money at Ars Nova) Carnival Kids, directed by Stephen Brackett and presented by Lesser America, opened at the TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue) on Monday, June 9th. The production, which has already received a New York Times Critics Pick, will run through Saturday, June 28th. Tickets ($18; $15 students) may be purchased online at www.lesseramerica.com.box-office or by calling 212-868-4444.

Jerry Adler and Richard Kline to Star in CRT's THE SUNSHINE BOYS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the complete cast for its production of Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series onstage June 14-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs.

THE SUNSHINE BOYS to Run 6/19-29 at CT Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

THE SUNSHINE BOYS by Neil Simon, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre is onstage June 19-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs. The Neil Simon penned comedy is led by Broadway and Television veterans Jerry Adler as Willie Clark and Richard Kline as Al Lewis.

Seattle Playwrights Collective Presents 'IPLAYZ,' Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

To mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the launch of the World Wide Web, The Seattle Playwrights Collective's presents iPlayz: Life and Death in the Digital Age today, June 6 through June 21 at Annex Theatre in Seattle and June 27 and 28 at Tacoma Little Theatre in Tacoma.

UK's Museum of Comedy Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Collected by Martin Witts (Owner of The Leicester Square Theatre) from a lifetime's work in the UK's Comedy Industry, this is one of the most comprehensive collections of Comedy memorabilia ever to be amassed in one place.

Seattle Playwrights Collective to Present 'IPLAYZ,' 6/6-21
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

To mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the launch of the World Wide Web, The Seattle Playwrights Collective's presents iPlayz: Life and Death in the Digital Age June 6 through June 21 at Annex Theatre in Seattle and June 27 and 28 at Tacoma Little Theatre in Tacoma. This year's version of SPC's annual Explorations Short Play Festival promises a 360 degree exploration into how the rise of mobile technologies, social networks, and emerging computer applications have impacted the human condition for good and ill.

Spontaneity Shop Presents KINGMAKER, 30 July - 25 August
by Jillian Gaier - May 12, 2014

This summer the writers of previous Edinburgh Fringe hits Coalition and Making News and multi-award winning director of Instinct For Kindness and Lockerbie - Unfinished Business are set to team up with one of the most respected actors of his generation to present a satirical tale of political intrigue, gamesmanship and ambition in the corridors of power. Alan Cox is to be directed by Hannah Eidinow in Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky's Kingmaker, the story of a fictional yet strangely familiar political figure whose bumbling bonhomie disguises a fierce determination and a heart of steel.

Jerry Adler and Richard Kline to Star in CRT's THE SUNSHINE BOYS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the complete cast for its production of Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, the second show of its three-show Summer Nutmeg Summer Series onstage June 14-29 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theater, Storrs.

Improv Melbourne Announces LATE NIGHT IMPRO & CELEBRITY THEATRESPORTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Impro Melbourne presents two shows for this year's Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Late Night Impro and Celebrity Theatresports. The Melbourne International Comedy Festival will celebrate its 28th year in 2014 and is one of the three largest comedy festivals in the world, alongside Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival.

Carnegie Mellon's School of Drama Begins Centennial Celebrations With THE WILD PARTY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

As Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama pays tribute to its first 100 years, it looks to the future to celebrate the next century of innovation and talent in arts and entertainment.

Carnegie Mellon's School of Drama to Begin Centennial Celebrations With THE WILD PARTY, 2/20-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

As Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama pays tribute to its first 100 years, it looks to the future to celebrate the next century of innovation and talent in arts and entertainment.

BWW Interviews: Katya Stepanov
by Barnett Serchuk - Dec 9, 2013

Katya Stepanov, a Brooklyn-based actress, dancer, choreographer, and musician, was born in Minsk, Belarus, raised in New Jersey and recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama. She is a founding member of IN THE BASEMENT THEATER Co, an Andrew Carnegie Scholar, a performer and a developing poet. Her work has been published in The Oakland Review and several other literary magazines. Her curiosity pulls her towards as much travel as possible, as she derives her inspiration for choreography in experiencing and observing the traditional dances of different cultures, gesture, and studying the emotional/psychophysical qualities of communication and movement.

Johnny Vegas, Al Murray & More Featured in London's First Comedy Book Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Johnny Vegas, Al Murray and Count Arthur Strong are among the comics taking part in the first Chortle Comedy Book Festival which will take place in Ealing next month.

Jack Whitehall and More Join Lineup for London's First Comedy Book Festival, Now thru 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Jack Whitehall, Johnny Vegas, Al Murray and Count Arthur Strong are among the comics taking part in the first Chortle Comedy Book Festival which will take place in Ealing next month.

Florida Studio Theatre Opens Monty Python's SPAMALOT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Florida Studio Theatre opens the first show of the 13-14 Mainstage Season, the Tony Award-Winning MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, with book by Eric Idle and score by Eric Idle and John Du Prez. It will open in Florida Studio Theatre's Gompertz Theatre (1241 N. Palm Avenue) tonight, November 15, 2013.

Jack Whitehall and More Join Lineup for London's First Comedy Book Festival, Nov 22-29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Jack Whitehall, Johnny Vegas, Al Murray and Count Arthur Strong are among the comics taking part in the first Chortle Comedy Book Festival which will take place in Ealing next month.

Johnny Vegas, Al Murray & More Featured in London's First Comedy Book Festival, Nov. 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Johnny Vegas, Al Murray and Count Arthur Strong are among the comics taking part in the first Chortle Comedy Book Festival which will take place in Ealing next month.

Florida Studio Theatre to Open Monty Python's SPAMALOT, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Florida Studio Theatre opens the first show of the 13-14 Mainstage Season, the Tony Award-Winning MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, with book by Eric Idle and score by Eric Idle and John Du Prez. It will open in Florida Studio Theatre's Gompertz Theatre (1241 N. Palm Avenue) on Friday, November 15, 2013.

        4       …