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Robert Nemiroff Headshot
Date Of Birth:
October 29, 1929
Date Of Death:
July 18, 1991 (61)
 
Robert Nemiroff Headshot
Date of Birth: October 29, 1929
Date of Death: July 18, 1991 (61)
Village Theatre Announces 2022 Season and Its Return To Live, In-Person Theatre Photo Village Theatre Announces 2022 Season and Its Return To Live, In-Person Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

Village Theatre today announced its return to the Mainstage with a 2022 Season of live theatre at both its Issaquah and Everett locations. The 2022 Welcome Back Season provides an opportunity to slowly reintroduce aspects of the live theatre-going experience that Village Theatre patrons know and love.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season Photo Skylight Music Theatre Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2020

 Skylight Music Theatre today unveiled their revised 2020-21 season, with a new line-up of outstanding music theatre addressing the realities of presenting live performances in the time of Covid-19. Skylight is Milwaukeea??s professional music theatre company and located at 158 N. Broadway in Milwaukeea??s Historic Third Ward.

BWW Review: LES BLANCS, National Theatre At Home Photo BWW Review: LES BLANCS, National Theatre At Home
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 2, 2020

Next up in the National Theatre at Home series of broadcasts we find a gem of a play coming straight from their archives, Lorraine Hansberry's staggeringly topical Les Blancs. Originally staged in 2016 by director Ya√ęl Farber, it was posthumously completed by Hansberry's former husband Robert Nemiroff for a Broadway run, and then reworked by dramaturge Drew Lichtenberg, Joi Gresham (director of the Lorraine Hansberry Literary Trust), and Farber herself for the production at the National after consulting Hansberry's journals and notes.

The Guthrie Theater to Present IN THE HEIGHTS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and More in 2020‚Ä"2 Photo The Guthrie Theater to Present IN THE HEIGHTS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and More in 2020‚Ä"2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

The Guthrie Theater today announced the 11 productions of its 2020-2021 mainstage season: No√ęl Coward's hot-blooded comedy Private Lives; Red Hot Patriot, a whip-smart one-woman show starring Kathleen Turner

TO BE YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK Set for Free Reading at Circle in the Square Photo TO BE YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK Set for Free Reading at Circle in the Square
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2019

Celebrating the immortal words and trailblazing work of Lorraine Hansberry, The Circle Series will stage a special 50th anniversary reading of her posthumously-compiled work To Be Young, Gifted and Black on Monday, September 30 at 7pm. Produced by Circle in the Square Theatre School (Paul Libin, Present; Susan Frankel, COO), Pigasus Institute, and Rachel Shuey, the staged reading will be held at Broadway's Circle in the Square and is open to the public.

Yale Rep Announces 2019-20 Season Photo Yale Rep Announces 2019-20 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2019

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE the multiple Tony Award-winning theatre dedicated to the production of new plays and bold interpretations of classic works, has announced its 2019-20 Season.

BWW Review: RAISIN at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Photo BWW Review: RAISIN at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe
by Carolan Trbovich - Oct 8, 2018

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Stages an Impassioned RAISIN

Performances of A RAISIN IN THE SUN Added at A Noise Within Photo Performances of A RAISIN IN THE SUN Added at A Noise Within
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2018

A Noise Within (ANW) presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Gregg T. Daniel, the sixth production of its 26th season performing February 25 to April 8 (Press Opening March 3). Now added - three performances - Wednesday, March 14 at 7:30 pm, Wednesday March 29 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, April 8 at 7 pm.

Syracuse Stage Presents An American Classic Photo Syracuse Stage Presents An American Classic
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2018

Syracuse Stage continues its critically acclaimed season with a sterling production of Lorraine Hansberry's classic American play "A Raisin in the Sun," Feb. 21 - March 11, at the Syracuse Stage/Syracuse University Drama Complex in the Archbold Theatre, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse.

A Noise Within's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Begins 2/25 Photo A Noise Within's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Begins 2/25
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2018

A Noise Within (ANW) presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Gregg T. Daniel, the sixth production of its 26th season performing February 25 to April 8 (Press Opening March 3).

BWW REVIEW: APAC Presents A Lively and Long Overdue Revival of the 1974 Tony-Winning Musical, Raisin
by Victoria Ordin - May 11, 2017

'There was a musical version of Lorraine Hansberry's Raisin in the Sun?': this has been universal response of friends who knew I reviewing RAISIN. Even Dev Bondarin, the artistic director of APAC (Astoria Performing Arts Center) who directed the current production, only became aware of the show in college, during an historical survey of musical theater. I will leave it to others to speculate why a musical nominated for nine Tony awards--including Best Original Score, Best Choreography, Best Book--and the winner of two statues (best musical and Best Leading Actress) has all but vanished from theatrical memory. But one hopes that Bondarin's production will restore Raisin to its rightful place in the musical theater canon, not because it takes up relevant social and political topics (which it does), but because it's a fine show with compelling music and lyrics by Judd Woldin and Robert Brittan and sharp, elegant by Hansberry's ex-husband and literary executor, Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zalztberg. (The cast album also won a Grammy in 1975.)

Rogue Machine Theatre LES BLANCS Opens 5/27
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2017

Lorraine Hansberry considered this to be her most important play. It was her final work. Directed by Gregg T. Daniel, Les Blancs depicts the waning days of colonialism crossing into the 20th century as it reveals the impossible moral choices faced by individuals who must reconcile personal happiness with idealism. What happens when what we want and what we think is right is not what must be done? This play is rich with music and dance and set in and around a mission compound in Africa. The time is yesterday, today, and tomorrow-- but not very long after that.  

RAISIN Musical to Return to NYC After 42-Year Hiatus This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The award-winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) will present a limited engagement of the critically acclaimed musical Raisin this Spring. Winner of the 1974 Tony Award for Best Musical and based on Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking play, this timeless musical will return to New York City after a 42-year hiatus, May 4 - 27, 2017, at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (at 30th Road), Astoria, NY 11102.

Astoria Performing Arts Center Announces RAISIN, The Musical Creative Team
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2017

The Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) will present a limited engagement of the Tony Award-winner Raisin this spring. The musical, which won the Best Musical Tony Award in 1973,  will return to New York City after a 42-year hiatus from May 4 to May 27, 2017 at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St (at 30th Road), Astoria, NY 11102. 

Cast Complete for A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Will Cobbs and Dawn Ursula, at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The 'play that changed American theater forever' (New York Times) comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater for the first time ever this spring.

EVENSONG Makes World Premiere Tonight at Astoria Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) presents their 16th season featuring two new works and one musical revival, which both tackle social issues including homelessness, immigration and race relations. 'We have a thrilling line up as we enter our 16th season at Astoria Performing Arts Center, and all of the work shares the resonant theme of home.

Rarely Revived 1974 Best Musical Tony Winner RAISIN Coming To Astoria Performing Arts Center
by Michael Dale - Aug 29, 2016

RAISIN, adapted from Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking drama A RAISIN IN THE SUN, has not been frequently produced since winning the 1974 Tony Award for Best Musical.

RAISIN Revival, RESIDENT ALIEN Reading Set for Astoria Performing Arts Center's 2016-17 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2016

Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) presents their 16th season featuring two new works and one musical revival, which both tackle social issues including homelessness, immigration and race relations. 'We have a thrilling line up as we enter our 16th season at Astoria Performing Arts Center, and all of the work shares the resonant theme of home.

Lorraine Hansberry Awards to Honor Five Native Chicagoans
by Tyler Peterson - May 10, 2016

On May 24, The Lorraine Hansberry Awards, presented by Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith and Woodie King, Jr., New Federal Theatre Artistic Director, will honor five women: Micki Grant, Lynn Hamilton, Shauneille Perry, Dr. Glory Van Scott and Camille Yarbrough.

Goodman Theatre Kicks Off Citywide Lorraine Hansberry Celebration Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

In conjunction with a production of playwright Lorraine Hansberry's final work, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Goodman Theatre presents a Lorraine Hansberry Celebration (today, April 30, through June 5), curated by Goodman Resident Director Chuck Smith.

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