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Studs Terkel Headshot
Date Of Birth:
May 16, 1912
Date Of Death:
October 31, 2008 (96)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Studs Terkel Headshot
Date of Birth: May 16, 1912
Date of Death: October 31, 2008 (96)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Fine Arts Center Theatre Company to Present SHE LOVES ME and More Outdoors This Summe Photo Fine Arts Center Theatre Company to Present SHE LOVES ME and More Outdoors This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2021

The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company will present three exciting shows on the new FAC outdoor stage: “She Loves Me,” “Where Did We Sit on the Bus?” and “Working: A Musical.” The productions are part of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College's City as a Venue program, which brings theater, music, and more to outdoor locations throughout Colorado Springs.

BWW Review: WORKING at Gettysburg Community Theatre Photo BWW Review: WORKING at Gettysburg Community Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - Jul 17, 2021

The entire cast and crew of Gettysburg Community Theatre’s production of Working do a wonderful job of creating an engaging and inspiring performance. Visit www.gettysburgcommunitytheatre.org to get your tickets before it’s too late, and check out their other upcoming shows!

Working in DC to Present WORKING, A MUSICAL and More This Labor Day Photo Working in DC to Present WORKING, A MUSICAL and More This Labor Day
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021

The headliner event of this 3 weekend-long celebration is Working, A Musical - a joyful musical highlighting workers in America - based on the acclaimed literature of Studs Terkel with music by some of Broadway’s best known composers (Stephen Schwartz, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda) .

Palo Alto Players Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Palo Alto Players Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021

Palo Alto Players has announced its 91st season - RECONNECTING. After a long intermission, Palo Alto Players returns to in-person theater once again, ready to share experiences and stories that will inspire, entertain, and enrich local artists and audiences.

The Actors' Gang Theater Presents WE LIVE ON World Premiere Photo The Actors' Gang Theater Presents WE LIVE ON World Premiere
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2021

The Actors’ Gang Theater will debut We Live On, a new play based on Hard Times by Studs Terkel, on July 22nd. With additional text by Tim Robbins and the cast and under Robbins’ direction, the live virtual production will be presented in three parts and will run through September 4th. With music by Cameron Dye and David Robbins, this world premiere features 30 accounts of the Great Depression, including those of Dolores Huerta, Dorothy Day, and Cesar Chavez.

WORKING The Musical Will Be Performed at Gettysburg Community Theatre This Week Photo WORKING The Musical Will Be Performed at Gettysburg Community Theatre This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021

Based on Studs Terkel's 1970's best-selling book of interviews with American workers, WORKING paints a vivid portrait of the men and women the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the waitress, the millworker, the mason, and the housewife, just to name a few.

Outdoor Musical WORKING At Dallas Theater Center Honors Essential Workers Photo Outdoor Musical WORKING At Dallas Theater Center Honors Essential Workers
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021

Dallas Theater Center honors essential workers with Working: A Musical, their first production for live audiences since March 2020. They offered several hundred complimentary tickets to employees of healthcare organizations with whom DTC has been working with during the pandemic.

VIDEO: Check Out an All New Trailer For WORKING: A MUSICAL, Now Playing at Alliance T Photo VIDEO: Check Out an All New Trailer For WORKING: A MUSICAL, Now Playing at Alliance Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2021

Working: A Musical is now playing Under the Tent at Alliance Theatre, running through May 30, 2021.

VIDEO: Check Out an All New Trailer For WORKING: A MUSICAL, Now Playing at Alliance T Photo VIDEO: Check Out an All New Trailer For WORKING: A MUSICAL, Now Playing at Alliance Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2021

Working: A Musical is now playing Under the Tent at Alliance Theatre, running through May 30, 2021.

Maynard High Will Present Spring Musical WORKING This Weekend Photo Maynard High Will Present Spring Musical WORKING This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2021

This weekend, Maynard High School will present its spring musical, Working.

Fine Arts Center Launches City As A Venue Program To Bring The Arts To Outdoor Locati Photo Fine Arts Center Launches City As A Venue Program To Bring The Arts To Outdoor Locations Throughout Colorado Springs
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 1, 2021

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College has announced City as a Venue, a new program designed to bring theater, dance, music, and more to outdoor locations across Colorado Springs in summer 2021.

Alliance Theatre Announces Updates to 2020/21 Season, Featuring UNDER THE TENT Pop-Up Photo Alliance Theatre Announces Updates to 2020/21 Season, Featuring UNDER THE TENT Pop-Up Concert Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021

The Alliance Theatre today announced updates to its 2020/21 season, including a new “Under The Tent” series to provide more socially-distanced performance options.  The “Under the Tent” series will include a concert staging of the Broadway hit WORKING: A MUSICAL, as well as concert-style performances of BEAUTIFUL BLACKBIRD LIVE and more.

Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December Photo Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 30, 2020

Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.

Daniel Robert Sullivan Releases New Book THERE'S NO SUBSTITUTE FOR EMPATHY Photo Daniel Robert Sullivan Releases New Book THERE'S NO SUBSTITUTE FOR EMPATHY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2020

Actor Daniel Robert Sullivan (Dear Evan Hansen, Jersey Boys, Motown the Musical) has authored a new book, There's No Substitute for Empathy: A Liberal's Journey Through Conservative America. Inspired by Studs Terkel's work, this is a literary documentary years in the making.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: November 7-8- with Jessie Mueller, Armie Hammer and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: November 7-8- with Jessie Mueller, Armie Hammer and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 7, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, November 7-8, 2020.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 6- with Laura Osnes, Next On Stage and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 6- with Laura Osnes, Next On Stage and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 6, 2020

Today (November 6) in live streaming: Laura Osnes visits Backstage Live, we reveal the Next On Stage Top 3, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 5- with Christopher Sieber, Next On Stage a Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 5- with Christopher Sieber, Next On Stage and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 5, 2020

Today (November 5) in live streaming: Christopher Sieber visits Backstage Live, we reveal the Next On Stage Top 3, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, November 3- with Gavin Creel, Sean Hayes and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, November 3- with Gavin Creel, Sean Hayes and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 3, 2020

Today (November 3) in live streaming: A Stars in the House Vote-A-Thon and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 2- with Rachel Brosnahan, Laura Benanti and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 2- with Rachel Brosnahan, Laura Benanti and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 2, 2020

Today (November 2) in live streaming: Sing Out for Freedom, Beth Malone sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: October 31- November 1- with Beth Malone, THE NIGHTMARE Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: October 31- November 1- with Beth Malone, THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 31, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, October 231-November 1, 2020.

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