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Spencer Tracy Headshot
Date Of Birth:
April 05, 1900
Date Of Death:
June 10, 1967 (67)
Birth Place:
Milwaukee, WI, USA
 
Spencer Tracy Headshot
Date of Birth: April 05, 1900
Date of Death: June 10, 1967 (67)

Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI, USA
PEAK Performances Announces 2021-22 Season Photo PEAK Performances Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021

PEAK Performances at Montclair State University today announced its 2021-2022 season, presenting a slate of gripping new works on film via the organization’s PEAK Plus streaming platform, free of charge, and then welcoming audiences back into the Alexander Kasser Theater for a robust lineup of exhilarating on-stage premieres.

Summer Classic Film Series Returns To The Majestic Theater in 2021 Photo Summer Classic Film Series Returns To The Majestic Theater in 2021
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2021

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater celebrates the return of its summer classic film series in 2021 after a forced hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Enjoy classic movies in the beautifully restored historic theater Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. June through August. Tickets are just $7 and are on sale now. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 15 - THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Surviv Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 15 - THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Survival Guide For SIX Fans, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2021

This week's list includes The Wellsongs Project, featuring Kate Baldwin, Ethan Slater, and more. Plus, check out Don't Lose Your Head: Life Lessons from the Six Ex-Wives of Henry VIII, which has been described as 'An Unofficial Survival Guide for Fans of the Musical Six.'

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 18 - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI..., Jason R Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 18 - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI..., Jason Robert Brown Songbook, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the film soundtrack for One Night in Miami..., volume two of the Jason Robert Brown musical collection songbook, the Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, and more!

BWW Review: JANIS STEVENS IS RIVETING AS KATHARINE HEPBURN  at American Stage Photo BWW Review: JANIS STEVENS IS RIVETING AS KATHARINE HEPBURN at American Stage
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Nov 24, 2020

In Rick Foster's play, Kate: The Unexamined Life of Katharine Hepburn at American Stage, actress Janis Stevens simply is Kate. She channeled the spirit of 92-year-old Katharine and wore her as easily as one puts on a sweater. From the warble in her speech to the essential tremor, wheelchair-bound in an attic of memories, on New Year's Eve 1999, Janis took us on a behind the scenes journey of an unlikely Hollywood star in the 1930s.

Latinx FATHER OF THE BRIDE Film Coming to Warner Bros. Photo Latinx FATHER OF THE BRIDE Film Coming to Warner Bros.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 24, 2020

Matt Lopez will write a new film in the 'Father of the Bride' franchise for Warner Bros., featuring a Latinx family. 

BWW Review: A.D. Players' GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Is Both Hopeful & Honest Photo BWW Review: A.D. Players' GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Is Both Hopeful & Honest
by Audrey Morabito - Feb 4, 2020

The year is 1967, the place is San Francisco, and the conflict? A young and optimistic mixed-race couple has just announced their upcoming plans of marriage to unsuspecting parents. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner extracts the nuances and subtleties of prejudice and plops them center stage, both literally and figuratively, in the living room of the liberal, upper-class Drayton family.

FATHER OF THE BRIDE Up First Up In 2020 At Granbury Opera House Photo FATHER OF THE BRIDE Up First Up In 2020 At Granbury Opera House
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2020

Granbury Theatre Company will kick off its 2020 Broadway on the Brazos season with the play Father of the Bride on January 24-Febraury 9, at the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury.

BWW Review: Don Bluth Front Row Theatre Presents GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER ~ True  Photo BWW Review: Don Bluth Front Row Theatre Presents GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER ~ True Colors Laid Bare
by Herbert Paine - Aug 24, 2019

Director Cheryl Schaar does a yeoman's job in interpreting Todd Kreidler's intention in the stage adaptation of GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER ~ assembling an outstanding cast, and creating a well-paced and engaging production at Don Bluth Front Row Theatre, running through September 28th.

Breaking: Faye Dunaway Parts Ways with Broadway-Bound TEA AT FIVE Photo Breaking: Faye Dunaway Parts Ways with Broadway-Bound TEA AT FIVE
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 24, 2019

According to the New York Post, Faye Dunaway, who just wrapped up her run in the Broadway-bound play Tea at Five, has been fired from the production. 

BWW Review: TEA AT FIVE: Light Repast Photo BWW Review: TEA AT FIVE: Light Repast
by Nancy Grossman - Jul 2, 2019

Playwright Matthew Lombardo revisits his 2002 play as a one-act solo vehicle for Faye Dunaway, now receiving a pre-Broadway premiere at the Huntington Avenue Theatre in Boston. Attractive design elements evoke the Old Saybrook, Connecticut world of Katharine Hepburn, but neither the script nor the star can conjure her spirit and engage us in the story.

Review Roundup: Pre-Broadway TEA AT FIVE at the Huntington Avenue Theatre; What Did T Photo Review Roundup: Pre-Broadway TEA AT FIVE at the Huntington Avenue Theatre; What Did The Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jul 1, 2019

Tea at Five with Faye Dunaway is now open at Huntington Avenue Theatre! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!

Theatre Tuscaloosa Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Theatre Tuscaloosa Announces 2019-2020 Season
by Julie Musbach - Jun 5, 2019

Theatre Tuscaloosa's 2019-2020 season, 'Hollywood on Stage,' will feature four plays, one musical, the Alabama Community Theatre Festival, and two SecondStage productions.

HAMILTON Tour, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, And More Win 2019 Elliot Norton Awards Photo HAMILTON Tour, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, And More Win 2019 Elliot Norton Awards
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2019

Awards were presented to more than two dozen outstanding actors, directors, designers, and ensembles tonight by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) at The 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards ceremony, held at the Huntington Avenue Theatre.

Lunatic Theatre And Richardson Theatre Centre Come Together To Bring A Classic To The Photo Lunatic Theatre And Richardson Theatre Centre Come Together To Bring A Classic To The Local Stage
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2019

Made famous by Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn and Sidney Poitier, the film produced in 1967, GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER became an instant classic.  Tackling the controversial topic of interracial marriage, GWCTD remains relevant today.  Expertly adapted for the stage by Todd Kreidler, William Rose's screenplay doesn't lose any of it's warmth, humor, grit and love. 

INHERIT THE WIND Announced At Kelsey Theatre Photo INHERIT THE WIND Announced At Kelsey Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2019

It's the 1920s and a Tennessee schoolteacher has been arrested and put on trial for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution. Forte Dramatic Productions presents the acclaimed play "Inherit the Wind" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times for this powerful drama are Fridays, May 24 and 31 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, May 25 and June 1 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, May 26 and June 2 at 2 p.m.

Photo Flash: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Opens Today At Ivoryton Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Opens Today At Ivoryton Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2019

When the movie, GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, began filming in March 1967, it was still illegal for interracial couples to marry in fourteen states, mostly in the South. Changing attitudes in the country and the landmark case Loving v. Virginia coincided with the production of the movie and by the end of the year, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Mr. and Mrs. Loving, ruling that marriage is a fundamental human right and effectively ending all anti-miscegenation marriage laws in America.

Sarasota Opera Announces 2019 Season For Opera and Classic Movies Series Photo Sarasota Opera Announces 2019 Season For Opera and Classic Movies Series
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2019

Sarasota Opera is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2019 season of "HD at the Opera House" and "Classic Movies at the Opera House."  The "HD at the Opera House" series will open on Sunday, May 19th and run through October 6th.

Sierra Rep Presents GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Photo Sierra Rep Presents GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2019

52 years after the groundbreaking film, Sierra Rep is thrilled to present Todd Kreidler's stage adaptation of the iconic Academy Award-winning film Guess Who's Coming To Dinner. The production poignantly continues SRT's 40th Anniversary Season. Based on the original screenplay by William Rose and directed by Becky Saunders, this charming, clever romantic comedy opens April 26th and runs through May 19th in the East Sonora Theatre.

Boston Theater Critics Association Announces The 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards Nom Photo Boston Theater Critics Association Announces The 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards Nominations; Broadway-Bound JAGGED LITTLE PILL Leads With Six Noms
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2019

Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 7 PM, at the Huntington Avenue Theatre.

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