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Date Of Birth:
March 26, 1911
Date Of Death:
February 25, 1983 (71)
Birth Place:
Columbus, MS, USA
Gender: Male
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Tennessee Williams News

Date of Birth: March 26, 1911
Date of Death: February 25, 1983 (71)
Birth Place: Columbus, MS, USA
Gender: Male
Five Selections Announced for 2017 Sundance InstituteFive Selections Announced for 2017 Sundance Institute
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Five theatre directors are slated for the fifth Sundance Institute | LUMA Foundation Theatre Directors Retreat, which convenes in Arles, France, August 25 through September 7. The Retreat is one of 24 residencies and Labs the Institute hosts annually across the world, and is an integral part of the Theatre Program's ongoing engagement with global theatremakers.  (more...)

VIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country PlayhouseVIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)

National Treasures: Celebrating Broadway at the Kennedy Center HonorsNational Treasures: Celebrating Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 22, 2017

The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual celebration held to honor those in the arts for a lifetime of contributions to American culture. Beginning in 1978, the honors are held annually in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

The Players Joins the Witch Hunt with THE CRUCIBLEThe Players Joins the Witch Hunt with THE CRUCIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

From August 31 through Sept 10, you don't want to miss the pre-season opener, Arthur Miller's famous work, The Crucible. Produced in partnership with Two Chairs Theatre Co., this is the first installment in a trilogy to present three works of Miller's. In the past, Two Chairs, has presented three masterpieces by Tennessee Williams (The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire). Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, this exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society. (more...)

Stripped Scripts to Premiere Kieron Barry's TOMORROW IN THE BATTLE at Theater 511Stripped Scripts to Premiere Kieron Barry's TOMORROW IN THE BATTLE at Theater 511
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Stripped Scripts (with Executive Producer Greg Schaffert) will present the NYC Premiere of Kieron Barry's Tomorrow in the Battle, directed by Tana Sirois at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue), October 11-28. (more...)

Tennessee Williams Festival Presents 10 BLOCKS ON THE CAMINO REALTennessee Williams Festival Presents 10 BLOCKS ON THE CAMINO REAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

???????Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis is pleased to present The National Theatre of Ghana's 10 Blocks on the Camino Real, written by Tennessee Williams, directed by David Kaplan and produced by Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival. (more...)

James Taylor Odom and Blake Price to Star in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER North American Tour; Full Cast AnnouncedJames Taylor Odom and Blake Price to Star in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER North American Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The 2017-2018 National Tour of the Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, produced by NETworks Presentations, announced today full casting and tour dates for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. James Taylor Odom will play the role of the eight D'Ysquith heirs and Blake Price will portray the role of Monty Navarro. (more...)

LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next MonthLUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) LUNA GALE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this powerful and arresting Bay Area Premiere, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Mud Blue Sky, Gideon's Knot), Laura Jane Bailey (Mud Blue Sky), Devin S. O'­Brien (Mud Blue Sky), Joshua Marx (TheatreWorks), Alix Cuadra (Theatre of Yugen), Kevin Kemp (Shotgun Players), and Jennifer Vega.  LUNA GALE plays September 1 through October 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

International City Theatre Announces 2018 Season of PlaysInternational City Theatre Announces 2018 Season of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

International City Theatre has announced its 2018 season of five plays at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where ICT is the resident professional theater company. (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists RepRaucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

World Premiere by Nilo Cruz to Headline Repertorio Espanol's 50th SeasonWorld Premiere by Nilo Cruz to Headline Repertorio Espanol's 50th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Repertorio Espaņol - one of Off-Broadway's longest-running, continuous theaters, and the ONLY company that presents Spanish-language/English-translated plays in true repertory in NYC - will mark its 50th anniversary during the 2017-18 season with a roster of plays that demonstrate the company's ongoing commitment to presenting works that represent the diversity of its own 50-year canon, and the diversity of playwriting voices among contemporary and oft-forgotten writers of Spanish drama and literature worldwide. (more...)

BWW Review: TAKING LEAVE at Oyster Mill PlayhouseBWW Review: TAKING LEAVE at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Allison Rambler - Aug 16, 2017

Oyster Mill Playhouse in Camp Hill, PA, is perhaps known for their ability to bring plays previously lacking in recognition back into the public eye. Time and time again, they have proved themselves masters of the unknown, making us wonder how the theatre community has overlooked certain plays that are capable of provoking just as much thought and emotion as any work of Tennessee Williams or Arthur Miller. With their current production of TAKING LEAVE, Oyster Mill Playhouse once again breathes life into a show that may have otherwise slipped through the cracks. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWOOscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present New Musical LETTERSTheater for the New City's Dream Up Festival to Present New Musical LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

What can we do when it's too late to fix the mistakes of the past? 'Letters,' written and composed by Daniel Schwartzman, is a musical about Frida, a middle-aged writer of children's books long estranged from her parents. (more...)

Two Shakespearean Comedies, X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Set for The Acting Company's 2017-18 SeasonTwo Shakespearean Comedies, X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Set for The Acting Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Acting Company has announced its 2017-18 season, which exemplifies the venerable organization's commitment to cultivating a national audience for the theater with exceptional touring productions of classical and new works; developing the best young American actors by giving them an opportunity to practice their craft in a wide-ranging repertory; and educating students that have limited access to the arts. (more...)

Village Playwrights Announces Upcoming EventsVillage Playwrights Announces Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Village Playwright meet from 8 pm to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC.  Everyone is welcome. Check out the upcoming events below! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents Teri Bibb in ONCE UPON A SONGRubicon Theatre Company Presents Teri Bibb in ONCE UPON A SONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

Celebrate the singers and songs of the silver screen when Broadway leading lady TERI BIBB debuts her new concert ONCE UPON A SONG as part of the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company. Bibb's soaring soprano has thrilled audiences across the continent and throughout the world. In addition to performing on Broadway and tour as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (more than 1,000 performances), she has given a command performance at the White House, on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," and on the stages of Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall and London's Royal Albert Hall, (more...)

Frenchie Davis to Star in AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Directed by Ken Page, at La Mirada TheatreFrenchie Davis to Star in AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Directed by Ken Page, at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the first show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre with American Idol's Frenchie Davis starring in AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', with music by Thomas 'Fats' Waller, conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz, musical direction by Christopher Troy, choreography by Jeffrey Polk and directed & staged by Ken Page - an original cast member of the 1978 Broadway premiere! (more...)

BWW Interview: Christine Dakin and Her Recent Dance ProjectsBWW Interview: Christine Dakin and Her Recent Dance Projects
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 11, 2017

Broadwayworld.com caught up with Christine Dakin to learn about some of her recent performances, collaborations, and works in progress. Christine's true passion for her art and her desire to bring exciting projects to the world of dance is truly inspirational. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Announces 2017-18 Season, Featuring Masterworks, New Commissions and MoreMartha Graham Dance Company Announces 2017-18 Season, Featuring Masterworks, New Commissions and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company has announced its New York City Center season, new commissions, studio series, and tour schedule for the 2017-2018 season. The season includes performances at international arts festivals and renowned venues across the United States and in Canada, Germany, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, and Taiwan. (more...)

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