William Goldman News

Date of Birth: August 12, 1931 (86)
Birth Place: Highland Park, IL, USA
Gender: Male
WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL Returns to Sacramento, 10/18-11/19WAISTWATCHERS THE MUSICAL Returns to Sacramento, 10/18-11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After last summer's successful runs in Sacramento, Walnut Creek, and San Jose, Alan Jacobson's WaistWatchers The Musical! returns to the 24th Street Theatre in Sacramento October 18-November 19, 2017. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Tovoah Feldshuh and More Join NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY Concert at Feinstein's/54 BelowKaren Ziemba, Tovoah Feldshuh and More Join NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the 30th Anniversary of No Way to Treat a Lady on Sunday, Oct. 15th @ 7:00. (more...)

The Midtown Men to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's 2017 GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN BenefitThe Midtown Men to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's 2017 GALAVANT IN THE GARDEN Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The extraordinary beauty of one of Bucks County's most storied estates and the rocking sounds of a 1960s pop sensation set the stage for the Third Annual Galavant in the Garden Gala to benefit Bucks County Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cary Elwes from THE PRINCESS BRIDEBWW Interview: Cary Elwes from THE PRINCESS BRIDE
by Kathy Strain - Aug 24, 2017

What can be said about THE PRINCESS BRIDE that has not already been said? It is one of those movies that many people quote word for word. They watch it over and over and over and over again. Fans can't get enough. It's the go to movie for friends who don't know what movie to watch when sitting around the TV. But, why is it so popular? BWW San Antonio had a chance to speak recently with Westley/Dread Pirate Roberts himself, Mr. Cary Elwes, about this movie and what has kept it going so strong for so long. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Celebrates Record Breaking Sales, ImprovementsBucks County Playhouse Celebrates Record Breaking Sales, Improvements
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

As patrons lined up for the evening performance of 'Guys and Dolls' on Friday, August 4, most were already aware that the show, which closes on August 12, was a hit. Strong critical reviews and happy audiences have fueled tremendous interest in the revival - creating a demand for tickets that is unprecedented at the Playhouse. (more...)

Patricia Richardson to Return to Bucks County Playhouse in OTHER DESERT CITIESPatricia Richardson to Return to Bucks County Playhouse in OTHER DESERT CITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Four-time Emmy nominee Patricia Richardson will star in the Broadway hit play, "Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) - returning to where she appeared in a record-breaking, star-studded production of "Steel Magnolias" last summer. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company to Stage SEUSSICAL JR. This AugustBucks County Playhouse Youth Company to Stage SEUSSICAL JR. This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company will present a one -hour, family-friendly adaptation of the Broadway musical 'Seussical Jr.' tailored especially for young audiences. (more...)

Exclusive: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow, Ruth Gottschall and More Set For Bucks County Playhouse GUYS AND DOLLSExclusive: Lesli Margherita, Elena Shaddow, Ruth Gottschall and More Set For Bucks County Playhouse GUYS AND DOLLS
by Alan Henry - Jun 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld has exclusively learned that Elena Shaddow (The Bridges of Madison County), Lesli Margherita (Olivier Award Winner for Matilda), Lenny Wolpe (The Drowsy Chaperone), Darius de Haas (Shuffle Along), and Ruth Gottschall (Mary Poppins) will take to the stage in Buck County Playhouse's GUYS AND DOLLS. (more...)

Alan Campbell and George Wendt to Star in ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY Premiere at Bucks County PlayhouseAlan Campbell and George Wendt to Star in ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Bucks County Playhouse has announced the world premiere production of a new musical, 'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story.' The musical will begin performances on September 12 and run through October 1, with an official opening night on September 16. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses William Goldman's 'The Season' and SCTVExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses William Goldman's 'The Season' and SCTV
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 21, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: A spirited discussion about the Portland WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? and the role of diversity in casting, the power of imagination, an exploration of William Goldman's great book, and a celebration of the brilliance of Canadian comedy! (more...)

An Inside Look Behind the Scenes of BUDDY at Bucks County Playhouse in New HopeAn Inside Look Behind the Scenes of BUDDY at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Full casting details for the smash summer musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story have been announced prior to runs at both Bucks County Playhouse and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Details of the performers, who will appear in both presentations, were released by Bucks County Playhouse's Executive Producer Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alex Fraser, and Producers Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler. Directed by Tony nominee Hunter Foster with choreography by Lorin Latarro, Buddy will first run at the Bucks County Playhouse from May 27 through June 17 and will then transfer to the Kimmel Center's Perelman Theater on June 24 for previews, with the official opening June 28. The show will run at the Kimmel Center through July 9. (more...)

THE NERD is Next at Bucks County PlayhouseTHE NERD is Next at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Executive Producer Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alexander Fraser and Producers Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler recently announced details on the cast and creative team of "The Nerd," Larry Shue's outrageously funny comedy, which will run at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) from June 23 through July 15. (more...)

Asian-American Writer Debuts World Premiere of BREATHER at Hollywood FringeAsian-American Writer Debuts World Premiere of BREATHER at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Asian-American Writer debuts World Premiere of BREATHER at HOLLYWOOD FRINGE on June 8, 2017. (more...)

Cast Complete for John Dewey-Led BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Bucks County PlayhouseCast Complete for John Dewey-Led BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Full casting details for the smash summer musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story have been announced prior to runs at both Bucks County Playhouse and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

John Kander, David Thompson and Susan Stroman to Bring Henry James Novella to the Vineyard Stage in 2018John Kander, David Thompson and Susan Stroman to Bring Henry James Novella to the Vineyard Stage in 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 season will include the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, a new work - fusing drama, dance and music - by five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (CONTACT, THE PRODUCERS), playwright David Thompson (SCOTTSBORO BOYS), and legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO). (more...)

Photo Flash: The Edge Theater Company presents MISERYPhoto Flash: The Edge Theater Company presents MISERY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Edge Theater Company presents of "Misery" April 28* through May 21 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays, Monday, May 8 & Thursday, May 18 at 8:00 p.m.; Sundays at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $28; $22 on May 8, and are available online atwww.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.   Group rates are available. The Edge Theater, 1560 Teller Street, Lakewood CO 80214. Free Parking. (more...)

John Dewey to Reprise Title Role in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at BCP and Kimmel Center; Cast Complete!John Dewey to Reprise Title Role in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at BCP and Kimmel Center; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Full casting details for the smash summer musical Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story have been announced prior to runs at both Bucks County Playhouse and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

CRIME SCENES: DONALD WESTLAKE ON FILM to Celebrate the Famed Writer's WorkCRIME SCENES: DONALD WESTLAKE ON FILM to Celebrate the Famed Writer's Work
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Donald E. Westlake published nearly a hundred novels under various pseudonyms during his half-century career, the most influential being the hard-boiled Parker novels. Over the years, the hallmarks of a Westlake book never changed: He was a dedicated craftsman, writing clean, unfussy, powerfully effective prose, weaving complicated and surprising plots, and always letting a deep interest in (and often amusement at) human behavior drive the action. His prose has been the font for many and varied works of cinema-more than 30 films have been made of his books. From May 12 through 14, 2017, Museum of the Moving Image presents Crime Scenes: Donald Westlake on Film, an all-35mm screening series, featuring the most successful and interesting films based on Westlake's books. (more...)

Bank of America is Sponsor of 2017 Bucks County Playhouse SeasonBank of America is Sponsor of 2017 Bucks County Playhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Alexander Fraser, Producing Director of Bucks County Playhouse, is proud to announce that Bank of America has joined the Playhouse as a sponsor for the theater's 2017 Season. The announcement was made as part of the ribbon cutting for Bank of America Merrill Lynch's new office in Yardley. (more...)

Patrick Cassidy and Andrea McArdle Sign on for HAMMERSTEIN IN HOLLYWOOD Benefit at Bucks County PlayhousePatrick Cassidy and Andrea McArdle Sign on for HAMMERSTEIN IN HOLLYWOOD Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Bucks County Playhouse's Executive Producer Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alexander Fraser and Producers Stephen Kocis and Joshua Fiedler announced additional casting for the Oscar Hammerstein Festival's Benefit concert, 'Hammerstein in Hollywood,' at Bucks County Playhouse on Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

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