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Date Of Birth:
November 05, 1943
Date Of Death:
July 27, 2017 (73)
Birth Place:
Fort Sheridan, Illinois
Gender: Male
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Sam Shepard News

Date of Birth: November 05, 1943
Date of Death: July 27, 2017 (73)
Birth Place: Fort Sheridan, Illinois
Gender: Male
BWW Interview: Allison Guinn, Madame Thenardier in LES MISERABLES at The Bushnell in Hartford, October 3 - 8BWW Interview: Allison Guinn, Madame Thenardier in LES MISERABLES at The Bushnell in Hartford, October 3 - 8
by Joseph Harrison - Sep 24, 2017

LES MISERABLES is one of those musicals that people simply love. Over the years the story of young students staging a revolution in Paris has become a pop culture staple, so audiences should be excited, then, to know that the Bushnell in Hartford, CT will play host to a new touring production of the show October 3 - 8. Playing the scheming Madame Thenardier when LES MISERABLES stops in Hartford will be Allison Guinn, who sat down with me to talk about playing her dream role in this iconic musical. (more...)

2017 IT Awards Announce Four Honorary Award Recipients2017 IT Awards Announce Four Honorary Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

On Monday, September 25, 2017, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 13 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, will present four honorary awards along side the 26 awards for outstanding achievement in theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: SIMPATICO at McCarter RocksBWW Review: SIMPATICO at McCarter Rocks
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Sep 22, 2017

SIMPATICO, A Red Orchid Theatre production, now on stage at McCarter Theatre Center, comes to Princeton just three months after its playwright, Sam Shepard died. But from the start, even in the dark and before the electric Michael Shannon speaks his first lines, the air is charged with the spirit of the prolific playwright. Something unexpected is going to happen. (more...)

THAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Continue Off-Broadway Experiments Through the End of the YearTHAT PHYSICS SHOW and THAT CHEMISTRY SHOW to Continue Off-Broadway Experiments Through the End of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

That Physics Show, recipient of the 2016 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, written and performed by lifetime physics demonstrator David Maiullo (and his alternate, fellow physics demonstrator Andrew Yolleck) and That Chemistry Show, written by Borislaw Bilash will continue to delight, amaze and educate audiences through the end of the year. (more...)

PRINCE OF BROADWAY Announces Extension Through 10/29PRINCE OF BROADWAY Announces Extension Through 10/29
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2017

The Broadway premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince, will now play through Sunday, October 29 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre due to popular demand. This limited engagement, which began previews August 3 and opened August 24, is produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), by special arrangement with Gorgeous Entertainment. (more...)

HUMAN NOISE Opens Thursday at Imago TheatreHUMAN NOISE Opens Thursday at Imago Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Fans of Raymond Carver, one of the 20th century's most vital short story writers, will be delighted to find four of his earliest works staged in HUMAN NOISE, three stories and a poem directed and choreographed by Imago Theatre's Jerry Mouawad. (more...)

THE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Starts Tomorrow at MTCTHE PORTUGUESE KID, Starring Jason Alexander, Starts Tomorrow at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A friendy reminder that performances begin tomorrow Tuesday, September 19 for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Portuguese Kid, a new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley. (more...)

BWW Review: A LIE OF THE MIND at Kansas City Actors TheatreBWW Review: A LIE OF THE MIND at Kansas City Actors Theatre
by Paul Bolton - Sep 18, 2017

A Lie Of The Mind by Sam Shepard and directed by Cinnamon Shultz now showing at the KCAT City Theater at Union Station in Kansas City. A richly character driven story provides audiences with a roller coaster emotional ride in a poignant story of love, abuse, and forgiveness. KCAT's ensemble gives a touching performance with memorable characters now through the 1st of Oct., 2017 (more...)

San Jose Stage Company Announces 35th Anniversary SeasonSan Jose Stage Company Announces 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

San Jose Stage Company Artistic Director Randall King today announced the Company's 35th season. The Stage's 35th theatrical season is a benchmark of the region's live professional theater King said .a celebration we could not have realized without the tremendous patronage we continually experience. The Stage was founded 35 years ago with the mission of producing new works by emerging and established playwrights that explore the human condition. In celebration of their anniversary The Stage presents five works that contribute thoroughly to that mission. Audiences will be prompted to reflect on the polarity of emotions with each piece bringing its own unique analysis on the dividing lines of the human condition. When does pleasure become pain? Love become regret? Good become evil? (more...)

Cast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New GroupCast, Creatives Complete for Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's Downtown Race Riot, with Cristian DeMeo, David Levi, Moise Morancy, Daniel Oreskes, Sadie Scott, Daniel Sovich, and as previously announced, Chlo Sevigny. (more...)

OSLO Tony Winner Michael Aronov Joins Cast of OPERATION FINALEOSLO Tony Winner Michael Aronov Joins Cast of OPERATION FINALE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Michael Aronov, who picked up a Tony Award in June for his work in J.T. Rogers' OSLO, has joined the cast of MGM's OPERATION FINALE. The actor joins previously announced cast members Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley (as Eichmann), Melanie Laurent and Nick Kroll. (more...)

SAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This SpringSAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club will produce a new Broadway production of Saint Joan, written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, Proof), starring three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll's House, Part 2, 'Billions'). (more...)

Cast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGYCast Announced for Magic Theatre's World Premiere of THE EVA TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Magic Theatre announced today the complete cast of Barbara Hammond's World Premiere The Eva Trilogy. (more...)

New Joshua Harmon Play Headlines Lincoln Center Theater's 2018 LineupNew Joshua Harmon Play Headlines Lincoln Center Theater's 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced its first two productions of 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: COYOTE UGLY at The Alley TheaterBWW Review: COYOTE UGLY at The Alley Theater
by Keith Waits - Sep 11, 2017

After a two-year stint in California, J Barrett Cooper's directorial touch has returned to Louisville stages. The founder of Savage Rose Classical Theatre here turns his attention to material that is world away from the period pieces that dominated his work in the last ten years. Coyote Ugly is a brutal, unstinting journey into the darkest of hearts. (more...)

Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale RepReg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Hal Prince Set for Post-Show Talks at PRINCE OF BROADWAYHal Prince Set for Post-Show Talks at PRINCE OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced post-show conversations following select performances of Prince of Broadway, a musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince. (more...)

Executive Director Erika Mallin to Step Down After 10 Years at Signature TheatreExecutive Director Erika Mallin to Step Down After 10 Years at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Signature Theatre Board Chairman Edward Norton and incoming Board President Nina Matis announced today that Executive Director Erika Mallin will step down from the company after 10 years to pursue new opportunities. (more...)

Breaking: Phillipa Soo and Marton Csokas Join Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMANBreaking: Phillipa Soo and Marton Csokas Join Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The producers of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon, announced today that Marton Csokas (Loving, The Lord of the Rings) and Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, Amelie) will join Uma Thurman, Josh Lucas and Blair Brown to complete the cast, playing the characters of 'Peter' and 'Rebecca' respectively. Mr. Csokas will be making his Broadway debut. (more...)

Imago to Stage Short Stories in HUMAN NOISEImago to Stage Short Stories in HUMAN NOISE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

Fans of Raymond Carver, one of the 20th century's most vital short story writers, will be delighted to find four of his earliest works staged in HUMAN NOISE, three stories and a poem directed and choreographed by Imago Theatre's Jerry Mouawad. The production runs for only six performances: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm from September 21 through September 30. On closing night, Imago Theatre presents an evening with Tess Gallagher, wife and partner of the late Raymond Carver (1938 - 1988). Ms. Gallagher will read from her poetry after which Imago will present HUMAN NOISE. (more...)

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