Tom Ross News

Also Credited As: Thomas W. Ross
 
Date of Birth: January 22, 1875
Date of Death: November 14, 1959 (84)

Birth Place: Boston, MA, USA
BWW Review: SECOND CHANCES: THE THRIFT SHOP MUSICAL at Broadway Palm is Smart and Sentimental!BWW Review: SECOND CHANCES: THE THRIFT SHOP MUSICAL at Broadway Palm is Smart and Sentimental!
by Emily Yorgey - Apr 12, 2019

SECOND CHANCES: THE THRIFT SHOP MUSICAL at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre brings a quirky, heartwarming tale of friendship, courage, and second chances to the Broadway Palm stage. (more...)

Connor Bannister and More Will Lead Revival Of Philip Osment's THIS ISLAND'S MINEConnor Bannister and More Will Lead Revival Of Philip Osment's THIS ISLAND'S MINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Ardent Theatre Company today announces the full cast for the first revival of Philip Osment's This Island's Mine. Philip Wilson directs Connor Bannister (Luke), Jane Bertish (Miss Rosenblum/Vladimir), Theo Fraser Steele (Martin/Stephen/Prospero), Corey Montague-Sholay (Selwyn/Dave), Tom Ross-Williams (Mark/The Director/Frank), Rachel Summers (Jody/Mme Irina/Debbie/Wayne), and Rebecca Todd (Marianne/Maggie/Miranda). This Island's Mine opens at the King's Head Theatre on 17 May, with previews from 15 May, until 8 June. (more...)

Broadway Palm Opens SECOND CHANCES: THE THRIFT SHOP MUSICAL!Broadway Palm Opens SECOND CHANCES: THE THRIFT SHOP MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Broadway Palm is thrilled to present Second Chances: The Thrift Shop Musical playing now through May 12, 2019! This funny, yet inspirational, musical comedy is written by Broadway Palm's founder Tom Ross Prather. The production made its debut in the Off Broadway Palm in 2015 and has played to rave reviews at other theatres across the country.  (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Announces 2019/2020 SeasonAurora Theatre Company Announces 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company(Artistic Director Tom Ross) announces today the six plays that will comprise the theatre's 28th season, beginning with the Bay Area Premiere of Ike Holter's energetic drama, EXIT STRATEGY. The Bay Area premiere of Bryna Turner's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP follows. Lucy Kirkwood's recent Broadway hit THE CHILDREN will kick off the new year as a West Coast Premiere, followed by Joe Orton's classic LOOT in a production honoring the playwright's unseen and uncensored version. Next is the World Premiere of Christopher Chen's thought-provoking Originate + Generate commission, THE RULER. The season closes with the Bay Area premiere of Laura Eason's smart comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Names Josh Costello New Artistic DirectorAurora Theatre Company Names Josh Costello New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company and its Board of Directors today announced that Josh Costello will become the company's next artistic director. Costello will succeed Tom Ross who last May announced his July 2019 departure after 15 years as in the role. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company O+G Commission 'Eureka Day' Receives 2019 Glickman AwardAurora Theatre Company O+G Commission 'Eureka Day' Receives 2019 Glickman Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company is pleased to announce that Jonathan Spector's EUREKA DAY--an Originate + Generate commission that made its world premiere in 2018--today received the Will Glickman Award, presented by Theatre Bay Area. (more...)

Berkeley Production EUREKA DAY Given 2019 Glickman AwardBerkeley Production EUREKA DAY Given 2019 Glickman Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Theatre Bay Area (TBA) is pleased to announce playwright Jonathan Spector and Aurora Theatre Company have been selected as the recipients of the prestigious 2019 Will Glickman Award for Eureka Day. Aurora Theatre produced the world premiere from April 13 to May 20, 2018, at the company's Alafi Auditorium in Berkeley. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 27th season with EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED, based on the best-selling, critically acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer. Tom Ross directs the West Coast premiere that features Adam Burch, Lura Dolas (Abigail's Party, The Glass Menagerie, The Persians), Jeremy Kahn (Dry Powder, Wittenberg), Marissa Keltie and Julian Lopez-Morillas (The Heir Apparent, The Homecoming). EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED runs November 9 - December 9 (Opens: November 15). (more...)

PlayGround Marks Opening of 25th Season with Inaugural THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: BAY AREAPlayGround Marks Opening of 25th Season with Inaugural THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: BAY AREA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

PlayGround, the Bay Areas' and Los Angeles' leading playwright incubator, marks the opening of its twenty-fifth season with a special one-night celebration and performance launching a bold new partnership. (more...)

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS To Launch At Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre, 9/17THE 24 HOUR PLAYS To Launch At Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

PlayGround, the Bay Areas' and Los Angeles' leading playwright incubator, marks the opening of its twenty-fifth season with a special one-night celebration and performance launching a bold new partnership. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Presents EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATEDAurora Theatre Company Presents EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 27th season with EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED, based on the best-selling, critically acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer. Tom Ross directs the West Coast premiere that features Adam Burch, Lura Dolas (Abigail's Party, The Persians) Jeremy Kahn (Dry Powder, Wittenberg), Marissa Keltie and Julian Lopez-Morillas (The Heir Apparent, The Homecoming). EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED runs November 9 - December 9 (Opens: November 15). (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Announces Artistic Director Tom Ross To Step Down End Of July 2019Aurora Theatre Company Announces Artistic Director Tom Ross To Step Down End Of July 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Aurora Theatre Company today announced that long-time artistic director Tom Ross will step down at the end of the company's 27th season in July 2019. When Ross departs, he will have been on staff at Aurora for 27 years, 15 of which he will have served as artistic director. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Co Announces Season of PremieresAurora Theatre Co Announces Season of Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company proudly announces the lineup for its 27th season that opens with the Bay Area premiere of Dominique Morisseau's homage to Motown, DETROIT '67. The West Coast premiere of Jonathan Safran Foer's best-selling novel EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED, adapted by Simon Block, follows. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith's 2018 Season to Feature New Adaptations, Innovative Shakespeare Staging, and MoreLyric Hammersmith's 2018 Season to Feature New Adaptations, Innovative Shakespeare Staging, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Today the Lyric Hammersmith announces their 2018 Season comprising a new adaptation, an innovative Shakespeare staging, a major festival production, a stunning revival, an award-winning contemporary opera and a brand new dance production (more...)

Marla Frazee Comes to Burbank for Free Family Storytelling SeriesMarla Frazee Comes to Burbank for Free Family Storytelling Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Garry Marshall Theatre is proud to present the debut of its marshallARTS Family Series with their modern storytelling program Storybook Pages with the Caldecott Honor-winning children's book All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon and illustrator Marla Frazee on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30am. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/20/2017Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for San Francisco (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...)

Aurora Theatre Company Announces OLGA: A FAREWELL CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Berkeley's Aurora Theatre Company announces a special limited engagement,OLGA: a farewell concert, a devised piece created by Beth Wilmurt (The Letters, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale,Jack Goes Boating, Bosoms and Neglect, and Salome.) and Her Band, commissioned by Aurora as part of the company'sOriginate + Generate (O+G) new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company presents LUNA GALE This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with the Bay Area Premiere of Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) powerful and arresting LUNA GALE. The challenges facing foster youth are real. Veteran social worker Caroline thinks she has a typical case on her hands when she meets two teenaged drug addicts accused of neglecting their baby. She will do whatever it takes to protect baby Luna Gale, but when she moves the child out of one dangerous situation, she fears she may have placed her in another. Unraveling a tangle of buried secrets, hidden motives, and mistakes, LUNA GALE questions who decides what's best for a child when there are no good choices, only good intentions. aurora (more...)

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