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Date Of Birth:
September 06, 1944 (76)
Birth Place:
Omaha, NE, USA
Bio:
Kurtz is a Tony Award-winner for her performances in House of Blue Leaves and Fifth of July. She has also received nominations for her work in Frozen and Tartuffe, while other Broadway credits include Imaginary Friends, Love Letters and A History of the American Film. She is a nine-time Emmy ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 06, 1944 (76)

Birth Place: Omaha, NE, USA

Bio:
Kurtz is a Tony Award-winner for her performances in House of Blue Leaves and Fifth of July. She has also received nominations for her work in Frozen and Tartuffe, while other Broadway credits include Imaginary Friends, Love Letters and A History of the American Film. She is a nine-time Emmy ... (read complete bio)
L.A. Theatre Works Streams Recordings Featuring Alan Alda, Nathan Lane and More Photo L.A. Theatre Works Streams Recordings Featuring Alan Alda, Nathan Lane and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

With venues everywhere dark during this extraordinary time, world-class theater from L.A. Theatre Works is just a click away.

Leslie Jordan Joins Cast of CALL ME KAT on Fox Photo Leslie Jordan Joins Cast of CALL ME KAT on Fox
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2020

Leslie Jordan has joined the cast of Call Me Kat as a series regular, according to Deadline. The Fox multi-camera straight-to-series comedy, stars Mayim Bialik, and hails from Bialik, Jim Parsons and Warner Bros. TV. The show also stars Swoosie Kurtz, Kyla Pratt and Cheyenne Jackson.

Chayenne Jackson Joins Mayim Bialik & Swoosie Kurtz on CALL ME KAT on Fox Photo Chayenne Jackson Joins Mayim Bialik & Swoosie Kurtz on CALL ME KAT on Fox
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Broadway's Cheyenne Jackson will join Mayim Bialik, Swoosie Kurtz, and Kyla Pratt on the new series, Call Me Kat, on Fox. .

The Philly POPS Will Celebrate The Legacy of Broadway Luminary Oscar Hammerstein Photo The Philly POPS Will Celebrate The Legacy of Broadway Luminary Oscar Hammerstein
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020

Newly appointed Music Director and Principal Conductor David Charles Abell brings the fun and elegance of Oscar Hammerstein 2nd's masterworks to Philly in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You.

Kyla Pratt Will Star on CALL ME KAT Photo Kyla Pratt Will Star on CALL ME KAT
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Deadline reports that actress Kyla Pratt has joined the cast of 'Call Me Kat' on Fox. Mayim Bialik also stars, with Swoosie Kurtz.

Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway? Photo Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Could Love Letters be headed off-Broadway, starring Elaine May and Frank Langella? According to Showbiz411, the duo will lead the A.R. Gurney play this spring at the Acorn Theater on W 42nd St. The production is expected to begin in March.

Jewish Women's Theatre And Pop-Up Playhouse To Present THE WENDY CHRONICLES Photo Jewish Women's Theatre And Pop-Up Playhouse To Present THE WENDY CHRONICLES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

Three plays by Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein will be presented in two triple-header days of theatre readings when JWT, director Stan Zimmerman and an all-star cast salute the groundbreaking artist who made a career out of exploring the lives of intelligent, talented women.

BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About University of Southern Californ Photo BWW College Guide - Everything You Need to Know About University of Southern California in 2019/2020
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 8, 2019

With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the most prestigious theatre programs from all across the country. Today we're chatting with faculty from the University of Southern California's School of Dramatic Arts about how their program is adaptable to changing trends and how it pairs professional training with a traditional college experience. Check out info on the school and answers about their program!

Photo Flash: Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Photo Photo Flash: Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

It's October 4, 1965, and Pope Paul VI is spending 14 hours in New York City, marking the first visit by a reigning pope to the United States. Millions line the streets to greet him and zookeeper Artie Shaughnessy, a wannabe Hollywood songwriter with big dreams and no discernible talent, joins the throngs in the hope that a papal blessing will help propel him out of Queens, away from his mentally ill wife, Bananas, and into a new life in Los Angeles with his girlfriend, Bunny Flingus. 

Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Photo Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents The House of Blue Leaves by John Guare. Obie Award-winning play opens May 17 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre.

Margo Kurtz, Mother of Swoosie Kurtz, Passes Away Photo Margo Kurtz, Mother of Swoosie Kurtz, Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Margaret β€œMargo” Rogers Kurtz, author of the beloved World War II home front memoir My Rival, the Sky, died February 5, 2019 at her home in Toluca Lake, California, at age 103Β½. She is survived by her daughter, Broadway and television star Swoosie Kurtz, and preceded in death by her husband, Col. Frank Kurtz, the most decorated Air Force pilot of World War II.

Photo Flashback: Jeff Daniels, Richard Thomas & Swoosie Kurtz in 1981's FIFTH OF JULY Photo Photo Flashback: Jeff Daniels, Richard Thomas & Swoosie Kurtz in 1981's FIFTH OF JULY
by Walter McBride - Dec 13, 2018

Today giving you a peek back into our archives with these flashback photos of Jeff Daniels, Richard Thomas, and Swoosie Kurtz in 1981's FIFTH OF JULY.

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Tony Award-Winning Actor Philip Bosco Photo Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Tony Award-Winning Actor Philip Bosco
by Walter McBride - Dec 9, 2018

On December 3, Tony winner Philip Bosco passed away from complications of dementia. He was 88 years old.

Sally Struthers and Joyce Reehling Headline LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE Photo Sally Struthers and Joyce Reehling Headline LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers and Broadway & TV favorite Joyce Reehling headline Love, Loss, and What I Wore at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). Struthers is best known for her roles on All in the Family and  Gilmore Girls. Reehling is a beloved veteran of stage and television (Fifth of July, Law & Order). Love, Loss, and What I Wore opens Today, October 18 at 7:00 pm and runs through Sunday, October 21 at the Hannah Center Theatre (on the campus of The O'Neal School, 3300 Airport Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387).  Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Amazon Cancels DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS After First Season Photo Amazon Cancels DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS After First Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

According to Variety, Amazon has decided to cancel the original series DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS after its first season. Executive-produced by Emmy-winning Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Greg Mottola (Superbad), James Degus (Sneaky Pete) and Michael Glouberman (Malcolm in the Middle), The Dangerous Book for Boys is a family show inspired by the book of the same name written by Conn and Hal Iggulden. An Amazon Studios production with Sony Pictures Television and Moonshot Entertainment, Cranston and Mottola created the series and wrote the first two episodes with Mottola directing. Glouberman served as showrunner of the series.

Sally Struthers and Joyce Reehling Headline LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE Photo Sally Struthers and Joyce Reehling Headline LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers and Broadway & TV favorite Joyce Reehling headline Love, Loss, and What I Wore at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). Struthers is best known for her roles on All in the Family and  Gilmore Girls. Reehling is a beloved veteran of stage and television (Fifth of July, Law & Order). Love, Loss, and What I Wore opens Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 pm and runs through Sunday, October 21 at the Hannah Center Theatre (on the campus of The O'Neal School, 3300 Airport Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387).  Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Scoop: Coming Up On Second Season Finale Of MAN WITH A PLAN on CBS - Monday, May 21,  Photo Scoop: Coming Up On Second Season Finale Of MAN WITH A PLAN on CBS - Monday, May 21, 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On Second Season Finale Of MAN WITH A PLAN, airing on CBS on Monday, May 21, 2018!

CBS Announces Season Finale Storylines For 2017 - 2018 Photo CBS Announces Season Finale Storylines For 2017 - 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

CBS announced today the season finale storylines for 2017-2018, featuring big reveals, dramatic conclusions and pending nuptials!

BWW Review: LANFORD WILSON'S 5TH OF JULY at Five Towns College Photo BWW Review: LANFORD WILSON'S 5TH OF JULY at Five Towns College
by Anthony Hazzard & Scott Stolzenberg - Mar 28, 2018

It was an enchanting gathering with the Talley family at the Five Towns College Performing Arts Center's dynamite production of Lanford Wilson's 'Fifth Of July.' This Broadway classic was beautifully and intimately brought back to life by director Milton Justice. It was as if we were members of the Talley family, sitting in their backyard watching and witnessing our relatives, played by an amazing troop of fresh young actors, mix family squabble with laughter and tears.

Case Western Reserve University And Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Ensemble  Photo Case Western Reserve University And Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Ensemble Class Of 2020 Present FIFTH OF JULY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program announces the debut performance of the Class of 2020. Fifth of July, from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson, will run in the Helen Theatre at Playhouse Square.

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