Date of Birth: February 02, 1905
Date of Death: March 06, 1982 (77)

Birth Place: St. Petersburg, RUSSIA
Second Stage Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2008

Following a critically acclaimed season which included the New York Premiere of Edward Albee's Peter and Jerry and the musical Next to Normal starring Alice Ripley and Brian d'Arcy James, Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) has announced three of the four plays scheduled for its upcoming 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Michael Greif to Direct 'Boys' Life' at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2008

Second Stage Theatre has announced that Tony-nominated director MICHAEL GREIF, who recently staged the company's musical Next to Normal, will direct this fall's 20th Anniversary production of Howard Korder's comedy BOYS' LIFE. (more...)

Biggs, Coiro and Scanavino Headline 'BOYS' LIFE' at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will kick off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif. (more...)

'A Boys' Life' Begins Preview Performances Tonight, 10/2 at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will kick off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif starting tonight, October 2nd. The official opening will be Monday, October 20th. This 20th Anniversary production of BOYS' LIFE will feature Jason Biggs, Rhys Coiro, and Peter Scanavino as 'the boys' as well as Dan Colman, Michelle Federer, Betty Gilpin, Paloma Guzman, Laura-Leigh, and Stephanie March. (more...)

BOYS' LIFE Opens at Second Stage Theatre Tonight, October 20th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director)kicks off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'BOYS' LIFE' Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Oct 22, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) kicked off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif, with an official opening on Monday, October 20 at Second Stage Theatre (307 West 43rd Street) in New York. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BOYS' LIFE After Party
by Walter McBride - Oct 22, 2008

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) kicked off its 30th Anniversary Season with a new production of Howard Korder's comedy, BOYS' LIFE, directed by Michael Greif, with an official opening on Monday, October 20 at Second Stage Theatre (307 West 43rd Street) in New York, followed by an after party at Junior's Restaurant. (more...)

Second Stage Presents Special Halloween Ticket Offer for BOYS LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2008

On Friday, October 31 at 6:00PM, free tickets will be handed out to the first 25 guests who arrive dressed in their best 80's fashion to the BOYS' LIFE box office. Performance begins at 7:00PM. Line forms at 6:00PM. Second Stage Theatre is located at 307 W. 43rd Street, just west of 8th Avenue. (more...)

Actors and Directors Announced for SCR's 12th Annual Pacific Playwrights Festival 5/1 - 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2009

South Coast Repertory has announced the lineup of actors and directors who will participate in the 12th annual Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF). Since its creation in 1998, PPF has grown into one of the most important festivals of new scripts in the United States. This year?s Festival will take place during the May 1 through May 3 weekend and will feature five staged readings and two fully-produced World Premieres on South Coast Repertory?s Segerstrom and Julianne Argryos Stages. Tickets to PPF may be purchased online at www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or in person at the SCR box office. (more...)

Actors and Directors Announced for SCR's 12th Annual Pacific Playwrights Festival 5/1 - 5/3
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2009

South Coast Repertory has announced the lineup of actors and directors who will participate in the 12th annual Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF). Since its creation in 1998, PPF has grown into one of the most important festivals of new scripts in the United States. This year?s Festival will take place during the May 1 through May 3 weekend and will feature five staged readings and two fully-produced World Premieres on South Coast Repertory?s Segerstrom and Julianne Argryos Stages. Tickets to PPF may be purchased online at www.scr.org, by phone at (714) 708-5555 or in person at the SCR box office. (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents PHEDRE Screening With Mirren, Cooper, Tyzack Opens 7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre is pleased to present the exclusive Chicago screening of the National Theatre of London's performance of PHÈDRE starring Helen Mirren, Dominic Cooper and Margaret Tyzack on Monday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. PHÈDRE is written by Jean Racine, adapted by Ted Hughes and directed by National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner. (more...)

Photo Flash: National Theatre Of London's PHEDRE Opens 6/11, Steppenwolf To Screen Performance 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre is pleased to present the exclusive Chicago screening of the National Theatre of London's performance of PHÈDRE starring Helen Mirren, Dominic Cooper and Margaret Tyzack on Monday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. PHÈDRE is written by Jean Racine, adapted by Ted Hughes and directed by National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner. The filmed version of this classic play will also include a behind-the-scenes feature at the National Theatre. (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents PHEDRE Screening With Mirren, Cooper, Tyzack Opens 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre is pleased to present the exclusive Chicago screening of the National Theatre of London's performance of PHÈDRE starring Helen Mirren, Dominic Cooper and Margaret Tyzack on Monday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. PHÈDRE is written by Jean Racine, adapted by Ted Hughes and directed by National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner. (more...)

Mirren & Postlethwaite Join Joffe's New "Brighton Rock" Film
by Movies News Desk - Aug 27, 2009

Variety is reporting that Helen Mirren and Pete Postlethwaite have joined the cast of Director Rowan Joffe's upcoming film 'Brighton Rock.' The pair join Sam Riley and Andrea Riseborough, who were previously announcd as part of the cast. (more...)

OCT Holds Auditions for NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH, 11/16 & 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Auditions for Owasso Community Theatre Company's production of Night of January 16th, a murder mystery dramedy by Ayn Rand, will be held Monday and Tuesday Nov 16-17 at 7PM at Stone Canyon Elementary School, located at 7305 N. 177th East Ave in Owasso (way east on 76th street from Hwy 169). (more...)

Owasso Community Theater Company Holds Auditions for NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH, 11/16 & 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2009

Auditions for Night of January 16th, a murder mystery dramedy by Ayn Rand, will be held Monday and Tuesday Nov 16-17 at 7PM at Stone Canyon Elementary School. (more...)

Owasso Community Theater Company Presents 'Night of January 16th'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Owasso Community Theater Company is proud to present a murder mystery with a twist. 'Night of January 16th' by Ayn Rand, will keep you guessing. Who killed Bjorn Faulkner? You be the judge - no - you are the jury! Based on courtroom testimonies, drama, and comedy presented by the cast members, the guilt or innocence of the accused will actually be decided each performance by a jury selected from audience volunteers. This play is recommended for ages 12 and up. (more...)

Owasso Community Theater Company Presents 'Night of January 16th'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2010

Owasso Community Theater Company is proud to present a murder mystery with a twist. 'Night of January 16th' by Ayn Rand, will keep you guessing. Who killed Bjorn Faulkner? You be the judge - no - you are the jury! Based on courtroom testimonies, drama, and comedy presented by the cast members, the guilt or innocence of the accused will actually be decided each performance by a jury selected from audience volunteers. This play is recommended for ages 12 and up. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE POWER OF YES, The National Theatre, February 16 2010
by Gary Naylor - Feb 18, 2010

Gary Naylor foregoes football for a seat amongst bankers watching actors playing bankers and enjoys it! (more...)

59E59 Theaters Announces Americas Off Broadway Line-Up 4/28-7/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2010

The critically acclaimed AMERICAS OFF BROADWAY festival returns this year with a line up of five sensational New York premieres. Presented by 59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer), AMERICAS OFF BROADWAY launches on Wednesday, April 28 and runs through Saturday, July 3. (more...)