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Date Of Birth:
April 17, 1897
Date Of Death:
December 07, 1975 (78)
Birth Place:
Madison, WI, USA
Gender: Male
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Thornton Wilder News

Date of Birth: April 17, 1897
Date of Death: December 07, 1975 (78)
Birth Place: Madison, WI, USA
Gender: Male
Hale Center Theater Orem to Produce HELLO DOLLY!Hale Center Theater Orem to Produce HELLO DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

When matchmaker Dolly Levi is hired to find a bride for cantankerous businessman and widower Horace Vandergelder, she sets her sights on the perfect woman, but she may give Horace more than he bargained for. As American as apple pie on the 4th of July, this show boasts one of the sunniest and most memorable scores ever written for the stage. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Announces OUR TOWN Extension to 10/29Redtwist Theatre Announces OUR TOWN Extension to 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Due to numerous SOLD OUT performances, Redtwist Theatre announces the extension of the Jeff Recommended play OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder, directed by Redtwist's Associate Artistic Director, James Fleming. (more...)

OUR TOWN, THE ALBUM and More Set for Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonOUR TOWN, THE ALBUM and More Set for Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Following its recent success, Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre announces the upcoming 2017 2018 Season. Committed to creating world class theater, Artistic Director Michel Hausmann presents the company's first full season with four thought-provoking productions from October 2017 through May 2018. This season will also offer the company's first ever subscription series. (more...)


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Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY! Shatters Its Own House Record at the Shubert TheatreBroadway's HELLO, DOLLY! Shatters Its Own House Record at the Shubert Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler is making headlines yet again as it breaks its own box office records with the highest weekly gross in the history of both the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) and The Shubert Organization. (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, ALMOST, MAINE Are Most-Produced High School Shows for 2016-17THE ADDAMS FAMILY, ALMOST, MAINE Are Most-Produced High School Shows for 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From the 50-yard line to front-row center, high schools are a central aspect of community life. While the identity with sports may not be surprising, the realization about school theatre may be. (more...)

Tickets on Sale NOW for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!, CAROUSEL, THE ICEMAN COMETH and MoreTickets on Sale NOW for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!, CAROUSEL, THE ICEMAN COMETH and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. Plus, group sales start up for Aaron Sorkin's new adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY! and MoreTickets on Sale Tomorrow for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tickets go in sale tomorrow, September 9, at 10 a.m. for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. (more...)

Gavin Creel and Kate Baldwin to Extend Runs in HELLO, DOLLY!Gavin Creel and Kate Baldwin to Extend Runs in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Tony Award® winner Gavin Creel and Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin have extended their runs in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly! (more...)

West End Star Charlie Stemp to Make his Broadway Debut in HELLO, DOLLY!West End Star Charlie Stemp to Make his Broadway Debut in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Charlie Stemp will make his Broadway debut as Barnaby Tucker in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly!. (more...)

Confirmed! Victor Garber Will Star with Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!Confirmed! Victor Garber Will Star with Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that four-time Tony Award® nominee and six-time Emmy Award® nominee Victor Garber will return to Broadway in the role of Horace Vandergelder, opposite Bernadette Peters, in the hottest production of the year: Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's beloved musical Hello, Dolly!.  (more...)

Confirmed: Bernadette Peters Will Be Broadway's Next 'Dolly'Confirmed: Bernadette Peters Will Be Broadway's Next 'Dolly'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that the legendary two-time Tony Award-winning Bernadette Peters, capping a 60-years-long career of triumph after triumph as 'the most accomplished musical comedy star of her generation' (The Washington Post), will take on the title role in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly! (more...)

Henry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's BoardHenry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's Board
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the retirement of Henry Christensen III as Chairman of the Theatre's Board, a position he has held since 2012, due to health reasons. Theodore C. Rogers and Robert Buckholz will succeed Mr. Christensen as TFANA's Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Mr. Christensen will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. (more...)

Richard Nelson's ILLYRIA World Premiere Finds Full Cast at The Public TheaterRichard Nelson's ILLYRIA World Premiere Finds Full Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for Illyria, written and directed by Richard Nelson, part of The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Presents First Show of 2017-18 Season OUR TOWN; Cast AnnouncedRedtwist Theatre Presents First Show of 2017-18 Season OUR TOWN; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Redtwist Theatre presents the 1st show of the 2017-2018 Season, OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder and directed by Redtwist's Associate Artistic Director, James Fleming. The show opens Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 3pm and runs Thu, Fri, Sat at 7:30pm; Sun at 3pm, through Sun, Oct 8. (more...)

Jane Kaczmarek to Star in Pasadena Playhouse & Deaf West Theatre's OUR TOWN; Cast AnnouncedJane Kaczmarek to Star in Pasadena Playhouse & Deaf West Theatre's OUR TOWN; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California and Deaf West Theatre, the performing arts organization behind the Tony Award-winning and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, have announced the cast and creative team for a new production of Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN. (more...)

Love, Laughter and Bel Canto Bliss Served Up in THE ELIXIR OF LOVELove, Laughter and Bel Canto Bliss Served Up in THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Laughter and love stories carry over into the new Canadian Opera Company production of Donizetti's The Elixir of Love, one of the most popular comedies of the opera world for almost 200 years. The Elixir of Love runs for eight performances at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on October 11, 15, 17, 21, 27, 29, November 2, 4, 2017. (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...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This WeekFOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Previews begin this Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House).  (more...)

Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 SeasonTheatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audiences - in New York, across America, and abroad. (more...)

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