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Birth Place: Highland Park, IL, USA

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MISERY to Play Tacoma Little Theatre Beginning Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 23, 2023

Tacoma Little Theatre will welcome the fall season with Stephen King's Misery.  King's prize-winning novel and award-winning film have been newly adapted by William Goldman for the stage. This production is directed by Chris Serface. Get more information about the production here!

Duluth Playhouse Underground Will Thrill Audiences With MISERY This October
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2023

Duluth Playhouse Underground will present MISERY, William Goldman's stage adaptation of Stephen King's gripping, psychological thriller, running October 12 - 28, 2023. Despite not having opened yet, Misery has already garnered such high demand that its initial two-week run has been extended to three weeks due to sold-out performances.

Stephen King's MISERY Comes to the Laboratory Theater of Florida in October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2023

Misery, by William Goldman, based on the novel by Stephen King, opens October 20th at The Laboratory Theater of Florida. Learn more about the production and how to get tickets here!

MISERY Comes to Dolphin Theatre in September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2023

Misery comes to Dolphin Theatre in September. The play is by William Goldman, based on his film, which is based on Stephen King's novel. Directed By Zane Fleming, performances run 21 September - 7 October 2023.

MISERY Comes to 3rd Act Theatre Company in August
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2023

3rd Act Theatre Company presents Misery, written by William Goldman, based on the novel by Stephen King, and directed by Artistic Director Christine Jolly as their first Noire production of Season 5: MEMORY.

3rd Act Theatre Company Presents MISERY By William Goldman Based On The Novel By Stephen King
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 21, 2023

3rd Act Theatre Company, a 501(c)3 non-profit theatre company in Oklahoma City presents Misery, written by William Goldman, based on the novel by Stephen King, and directed by Artistic Director Christine Jolly as their first Noire production of Season 5: MEMORY.

Review: Pittsburgh CLO's INTO THE WOODS Restores the Weirdness at Benedum Center
by Greg Kerestan - Jun 30, 2023

Forty years of productions and a Disney movie have made the show cuddly, but this CLO production restores the weirdness and wackiness at the show's edges.

Dorset Theatre Festival Opens 46th Season With Adaptation Of Stephen King's MISERY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2023

Dorset Theatre Festival will open the 46th Season of professional summer theatre at the Dorset Playhouse with William Goldman's edge-of-your-seat adaptation of Stephen King's novel, Misery, which inspired the 1990 Oscar-winning film, directed by Jackson Gay.

27 Theater Books for Your Summer 2023 Reading List
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 16, 2023

From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 27 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's Summer reading list.

Video: CABARET at the Kit Kat Club Celebrates John Kander and Joel Grey's Lifetime Achievement Tony Awards
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2023

An all new video has been released featuring the Emcees of London’s Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club celebrating John Kander and Joel Grey’s Tony Lifetime Achievement Awards!

Algonquin Announces New Concert, Jazz & Orchestra Series
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2023

Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced a stellar lineup of concerts for their 2023-2024 season. Highlights of the new concert schedule include a Jazz Series, an Orchestra Series, Yacht Rock, Big Band, Short Films and tributes to Patsy Cline, Earth Wine & Fire, Burt Bacharach, Barry Manilow, Louis Armstrong, Chicago, Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and more.

FRASIER Star Dan Butler and Director Aneesha Kudtarkar to Join Dorset Theatre Festival's 2023 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - May 20, 2023

Dorset Theatre Festival has announced full casting for Stephen King's Misery, adapted for the stage by William Goldman, which will open the 46th Season (June 23 - July 8), and the director for the third show of the season, Kate Hamill's Ms. Holmes and Ms. Watson - Apt. 2B (August 11 - 26). 

Duluth Playhouse Announces 2023-2024 Underground Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2023

Duluth Playhouse has announced their 2023-2024 Underground season, a collection of plays at the pulse of what's happening in contemporary theater. Duluth Playhouse Underground is dedicated to high-quality productions of unique stories. This fresh series of remarkable productions has an independent spirit of its own. 

Experience Theatre Project Announces 2023-24 Season of Immersive Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2023

Experience Theatre Project, entering its 7th year of presenting live experiences, is proud to announce their 2023-24 season. Experience the cabin of Annie Wilkes in the middle of winter, a mansion in 1895 England, a feast for a queen in 1591, and a most bawdy, unethical presentation of A Christmas Carol to shake up your ordinary holiday season. 

Joel Grey & John Kander to Each Receive a 2023 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2023

Joel Grey and John Kander will each receive the 2023 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, THE MUSIC MAN, and More Set For Palo Alto Players 2023-2024 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2023

Palo Alto Players has announced its 93rd season titled Mischief. Mystery. Melody.  The 2023-24 line-up, beginning September 2023, was first unveiled at a season reveal event held at the Lucie Stern Theater on Sunday, April 30th hosted by Artistic Director Patrick Klein.

LIZZIE: THE MUSICAL, GOD OF CARNAGE & More Set for Theatre Three 2023/24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 1, 2023

Choose your weapon! Theatre Three’s passionate and bloody 2023/2024 Season will feature three musicals, three classic and award-winning plays, one hilarious play with music, and the world premiere of an adaption by a local playwright.

Review: MISERY Loves Company in This Stage Adaptation of Stephen King's Ultimate Thriller at Jobsite Theater
by Drew Eberhard - Mar 21, 2023

Misery written by the incomparable “Master of Horror” Stephen King was first released via Viking Press on June 8, 1987. The story revolves around the main character, romance novelist Paul Sheldon, and his self-proclaimed number-one fan Annie Wilkes. Paul is seriously injured in a car crash, and Annie being a former nurse discovers Paul and brings him home for rehabilitation. While staying in Annie’s home, Paul receives treatment and pain meds and soon discovers he is prisoner and forced to adhere to all of his captor’s demands.

Only One Weekend Left To See MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS At Jefferson Performing Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2023

Jefferson Performing Arts Society is presenting two back-to-back shows based on novels by two of the most famous writers of crime and horror:  Agatha Christie and Stephen King.

Have Any Broadway Plays Ever Closed Before They Opened? Part 2
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 26, 2023

This month, the reader question was: Have any Broadway plays ever closed before they opened? Check out the second part of this historical deep dive!

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