Date of Death: January 20, 1962
American Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Emerging ComposersAmerican Composers Orchestra Announces 2017-2018 Emerging Composers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

American Composers Orchestra continues its commitment to the creation and development of new orchestral music with the announcement of sixteen emerging composers who will participate in its catalytic programs. Six emerging composers will participate in the 27th Annual Underwood New Music Readings on June 21-22, 2018 at a location to be announced. Ten emerging composers receive 2018 EarShot New Music Readings presented by Fort Wayne Philharmonic (February 7, 2018), Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (March 1, 2018), and Jacksonville Symphony (April 20, 2018). EarShot is a partnership between American Composers Orchestra, League of American Orchestras, American Composers Forum, and New Music USA. (more...)

Author Howard W. Robertson Promotes His New Literary Novel - 'Love in the Cretaceous'Author Howard W. Robertson Promotes His New Literary Novel - 'Love in the Cretaceous'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

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Rick McKay Pens Open Letter to Marian Seldes Documentary FilmmakerRick McKay Pens Open Letter to Marian Seldes Documentary Filmmaker
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported on Friday, Tony-winner and premiere actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, passed away in 2014, but only now is a documentary short being released, which follows Seldes through her final chapters of life... and it's coming under fire. (more...)

Marian Seldes Documentary Comes Under Fire for 'Abuse' of the Late ActressMarian Seldes Documentary Comes Under Fire for 'Abuse' of the Late Actress
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tony-winner and premiere actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, passed away in 2014, but only now is a documentary short being released, which follows Seldes through her final chapters of life... and it's coming under fire. (more...)

Theatre for the New City Explodes with New Musical, THE FOLK SINGER and New Plays: LIFE MASKS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Created by the team behind the critically acclaimed 2015 production of Heather Smiley for President, the musical has a book and lyrics by Tom Attea, with music composed by Arthur Abrams. The production is directed by Mark Marcante. THE FOLK SINGER will play a limited engagement through October 23rd. Also opening this weekend are three new one act plays by Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado Directed by Eduardo Machado Starring Sharon Ullrick, Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado Lighting Design: Alexander Bartenieff  Costume Design: Michael Bevins Stage Manager: Fran Acuna-Almiron From two old friends who seem to have fallen for the same man.... again, to a chance meeting on a park bench, to a showdown between two theatrical giants, LIFE MASKS is a collection of one acts celebrating that even though you might now be of a certain age, you still can fight for what you believe (more...)

Theater for the New City Presents Evening of Short Plays LIFE MASKS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

'Life Masks,' an evening of new works by Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado, celebrates that even though you might now be of 'a certain age,' you still can fight for what you believe. Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., presents the evening tonight, September 29, through October 15. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present Evening of Short Plays LIFE MASKS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

'Life Masks,' an evening of new works by Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado, celebrates that even though you might now be of 'a certain age,' you still can fight for what you believe.  Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., presents the evening September 29 to October 15. (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell - Remembering The Stars We Lost in 2014
by Walter McBride - Jan 1, 2015

Broadway fans had plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, with dozens of shows having opened since January, hundreds of actors having made their debuts, and many more having returned to the stage for critically acclaimed performances. Not all news was good though, as we also suffered a loss of an incredible amount of talent. Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2014. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Tributes Marian Seldes in TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Oct 20 issue of TIME will feature Angela Lansbury's touching tribute to Tony winner Marian Seldes, who passed away on October 6 at the age of 86. (more...)

Kevin Spacey Praises His Inspirational Acting Teacher, Marian Seldes
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

In today's New York Post, Michael Riedel turns his column over to Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, who in 1979, was a student of Ms. Seldes at the Juilliard School of Drama. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Tribute Broadway Legend Marian Seldes
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home Monday after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. Below, watch a special tribute to Seldes as complied by Rick McKay as a part of the Broadway: The Golden Age Film Trilogy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Marian Seldes
by Walter McBride - Oct 8, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home Monday after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the legend with a selection of photos from throughout her life. (more...)

Broadway Dims Lights Tonight in Honor of Tony Winner Marian Seldes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Marian Seldes, a Tony Award-winning actress, five-time nominee, and the recipient of a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. She died on Monday at the age of 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory this evening, October 8th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Marian Seldes
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the legend with a selection of video footage from some of her more recent appearances. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Tomorrow in Honor of Tony Winner Marian Seldes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Marian Seldes, a Tony Awarda-winning actress, five-time nominee, and the recipient of a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. She died on Monday at the age of 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow evening, Wednesday, October 8th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Tony-winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home today after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. (more...)

Acting Unlimited Presents MEDEA, 7/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Acting Unlimited announces that the summer production for 2014 is MEDEA, freely adapted from the MEDEA of Euripides by Robinson Jeffers. The show will open on Friday, July 18th at 7:30 pm at the Burke Theater in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL-Lafayette campus, and run the 18th, 19th, 25th, and 26th of July at 7:30 pm and on Sunday the 20th at 3 pm. Tickets may be purchased online at www.auimedea.eventbrite.com or reserved by calling 337-484-0172. (more...)

Acting Unlimited Presents MEDEA, Now thru 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Acting Unlimited announces that the summer production for 2014 is MEDEA, freely adapted from the MEDEA of Euripides by Robinson Jeffers. The show will open on Friday, July 18th at 7:30 pm at the Burke Theater in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL-Lafayette campus, and run today, the 18th, and continues the 19th, 25th, and 26th of July at 7:30 pm and on Sunday the 20th at 3 pm. (more...)

Acting Unlimited Presents MEDEA, 7/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Acting Unlimited announces that the summer production for 2014 is MEDEA, freely adapted from the MEDEA of Euripides by Robinson Jeffers. The show will open on Friday, July 18th at 7:30 pm at the Burke Theater in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL-Lafayette campus, and run the 18th, 19th, 25th, and 26th of July at 7:30 pm and on Sunday the 20th at 3 pm. Tickets may be purchased online at www.auimedea.eventbrite.com or reserved by calling 337-484-0172. (more...)

Theatre Y Extends MEDEA Through 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Theatre Y has announced the extension of their polarizing production Euripides' Medea, freely adapted by poet Robinson Jeffers. Director Kevin V. Smith's unique production gives a bold and experimental interpretation of the text. Time Out Chicago praised Melissa Lorraine's interpretation of the title role as a, "frighteningly human performance [which] elicits sympathy and terror in the same breath." The company announces a special "$10 Prom Pic Ticket Offer" to audience members who bring their prom pictures to the box office, see below for details and restrictions. (more...)

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