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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011
Crusty but lovable as Lou Grant, Emmy-winning actor Ed Asner will play Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a one-man show for one-night-only, on Sept. 9 at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2010
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director), is pleased to announce their upcoming 2010 fall productions.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2010
The Cleveland Play House and the Theatre Guild, Inc. present Ed Asner in a solo performance of FDR as part of Heritage Week at The Cleveland Play House.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2008
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas in Blanche and Beyond September 24-26, 2008 in the Terrace Theater. The one-man show is adapted and directed by Steve Lawson from the correspondences of Tennessee Williams between 1945 and 1957, and is a sequel to A Distant Country Called Youth, staged during the Center's Tennessee Williams Explored festival in 2004. This production is part of Prelude 2008: Arts Across America. Language and content for Blanche and Beyond is intended for mature ages, high-school age and above.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010
Tony Award-winning actor James Earl Jones has joined the fall line-up for The New York Times's TimesTalks event series.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009
David Mamet has revealed the basic plot details of his upcoming new Broadway play RACE in an essay for The New York Times.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2011
Mary Fickett, an original 'All My Children' cast member, has died. The actress who played Ruth Brent Martin was 83 when she passed away I her home in Virginia on Thursday, September 8. Fickett was the first performer to ever win an Emmy Award for working on a soap opera.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2010
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director), is pleased to announce their upcoming 2010 fall productions.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2010
In a a recent article in the LA Times, Mark Boehm discussed the re-opening of Pasadena Playhouse, in addition to its latest production, FDR, starring Ed Asner. Boehm says, 'Sheldon Epps, the Pasadena Playhouse's artistic director, is touting the 'very sexy story' that's unfolding as his theater returns Tuesday night with its first show since it closed Feb. 7, then reopened in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011
Actors' Equity Association announced today that James Earl Jones is the recipient of the 2011 Paul Robeson Award. Created in 1971, the Award recognizes a person who best exemplifies the principles by which Mr. Robeson lived.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009
RACE, the new play written and directed by David Mamet, is proud to announce its award winning design team: set designer Santo Loquasto, lighting designer Brian MacDevitt and costume designer Tom Broecker.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2008
The Kennedy Center presents the world premiere of The Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony based on the book by E.B. White, adapted for the stage by Marsha Norman, with music by Jason Robert Brown, and direction by Gary Griffin. The production features a 35-piece orchestra conducted by Jason Robert Brown. Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony is part of a season-long initiative Broadway: The Third Generation, celebrating the current generation of Broadway musical composers, and will appear for five performances in the Eisenhower Theater December 4-6, 2008. The theatrical adaptation is recommended for audiences aged seven and up.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway and screen actor James Earl Jones, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. The award will be presented to Mr. Jones at a gala dinner held in his honor at Bridgewaters - South Street Seaport in New York City on Monday, May 9th at 6:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009
RACE, the new play written and directed by David Mamet, is proud to announce that RICHARD THOMAS will co-star with previously announced James Spader in this world premiere production on Broadway. THOMAS, who was recently seen on Broadway in Democracy directed by Michael Blakemore and who is beloved for his role as John-Boy Walton in 'The Walton's' will be celebrating his 50th year as a stage actor.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011
As a special 80th anniversary event for Westport Country Playhouse, noted actors Kathleen McNenny, Frances Sternhagen and Richard Thomas will star in a Script in Hand reading of A. R. Gurney's delightfully witty game of cat and mouse, "The Golden Age," on Monday, June 20, 7 p.m. Director is John Tillinger.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2010
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced its annual MARCH MADNESS events. Featuring everything from Debbie Reynolds to Ed Asner as FDR; Journey to Abbey Road, there is something for everyone in a month full of musical events and theatrical entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Interim Executive Director, Joey Parnes) announced today that it will present TIMON OF ATHENS as the inaugural production of Public LAB SHAKESPEARE, a vital new platform for The Public's ongoing exploration of the Shakespeare canon that will continue the growth of The Public's Shakespeare Initiative and expand the many ways The Public produces American interpretations of Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2010
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced its annual MARCH MADNESS events. Featuring everything from Debbie Reynolds to Ed Asner as FDR; Journey to Abbey Road, there is something for everyone in a month full of musical events and theatrical entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway and screen actor James Earl Jones, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. The award will be presented to Mr. Jones at a gala dinner held in his honor at Bridgewaters - South Street Seaport in New York City on Monday, May 9th at 6:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2010
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced its annual MARCH MADNESS events. Featuring everything from Debbie Reynolds to Ed Asner as FDR; Journey to Abbey Road, there is something for everyone in a month full of musical events and theatrical entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2010
San Jose Repertory Theatre will host Ed Anser in a solo performance of FDR as part of the Rep's Summer Blockbuster series. Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and a member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, will star in the solo performance drama, FDR from July 14th to July 18th at San Jose Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2010
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced its annual MARCH MADNESS events. Featuring everything from Debbie Reynolds to Ed Asner as FDR; Journey to Abbey Road, there is something for everyone in a month full of musical events and theatrical entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced its annual MARCH MADNESS events. Featuring everything from Debbie Reynolds to Ed Asner as FDR; Journey to Abbey Road, there is something for everyone in a month full of musical events and theatrical entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced its annual MARCH MADNESS events. Featuring everything from Debbie Reynolds to Ed Asner as FDR; Journey to Abbey Road, there is something for everyone in a month full of musical events and theatrical entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2010
Producers Jed Bernstein and Adam Zotovich announced today that Tony Award-winners James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave will return to the New York stage this Fall to star opposite one another in the Broadway Premiere of Alfred Uhry‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Driving Miss Daisy. Directed by David Esbjornson (The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?), Driving Miss Daisy will begin performances on October 7, 2010, at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street), with an official opening on Monday, October 25, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2010
EDDIE IZZARD, DENNIS HAYSBERT, AFTON C. WILLIAMSON, and RICHARD THOMAS begin their run in RACE, written and directed by David Mamet, on Monday June 21st for a nine-week limited engagement through Saturday, August 21st.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2010
EDDIE IZZARD, DENNIS HAYSBERT, AFTON C. WILLIAMSON, and RICHARD THOMAS begin their run in RACE, written and directed by David Mamet, on Monday June 21st for a nine-week limited engagement through Saturday, August 21st.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2011
In celebration of Tennessee Williams' centennial year, Westport Country Playhouse will stage a special performance by acclaimed actor Richard Thomas in 'A Distant Country Called Youth,' based on a collection of lively and evocative letters written by a young Tennessee Williams, on Monday, August 29, 7 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2011
Crusty but lovable as Lou Grant, Emmy-winning actor Ed Asner will play Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a one-man show for one-night-only, on Sept. 9 at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.
by Rialto Chatter - Jul 28, 2009
RACE, the new play written and directed by DAVID MAMET, is proud to welcome DAVID ALAN GRIER to the cast alongside previously announced cast members JAMES SPADER, RICHARD THOMAS and KERRY WASHINGTON.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009
The following is an overview of the 2009-2010 Professional Performance Season presented by the Poway Center For The Performing Arts Foundation. And, once again, the POW! Foundation has created an eclectic mix of performers and performance genres as the Foundation's goal is to make every performing arts season an emotional and intellectual adventure for audiences of all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2010
San Jose Repertory Theatre will host Ed Anser in a solo performance of FDR as part of the Rep's Summer Blockbuster series. Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and a member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, will star in the solo performance drama, FDR from July 14th to July 18th at San Jose Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2010
San Jose Repertory Theatre will host Ed Anser in a solo performance of FDR as part of the Rep's Summer Blockbuster series. Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and a member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, will star in the solo performance drama, FDR from July 14th to July 18th at San Jose Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2010
Tickets for RACE, the critically acclaimed new play, written and directed by DAVID MAMET, starring JAMES SPADER, DAVID ALAN GRIER, KERRY WASHINGTON and RICHARD THOMAS, have now been put on sale through JUNE 13th, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2011
The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that it will present TIMON OF ATHENS as the inaugural production of Public LAB SHAKESPEARE, a vital new platform for The Public's ongoing exploration of the Shakespeare canon that will continue the growth of The Public's Shakespeare Initiative and expand the many ways The Public produces American interpretations of Shakespeare.
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 20, 2010
Tbe portrait party for Richard Thomas took place on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 9:30 PM at Tony's di Napoli Restaurant, 147 West 43rd Street, between 6th Avenue and Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2011
The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Joey Parnes Interim Executive Director) announced the line-up today for the second Public Forum event of 2011, "Too Rich To Fail: A Town Hall Meeting on Americans and Their Money," on Monday, February 28 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced its annual MARCH MADNESS events. Featuring everything from Debbie Reynolds to Ed Asner as FDR; Journey to Abbey Road, there is something for everyone in a month full of musical events and theatrical entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011
The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Joey Parnes Interim Executive Director) announced the line-up today for the second Public Forum event of 2011, "Too Rich To Fail: A Town Hall Meeting on Americans and Their Money," on Monday, February 28 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2010
Award-winning actor Ed Asner brings his tour-de-force performance of FDR to Poway Center for the Performing Arts for one night only Saturday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2010
Award-winning actor Ed Asner brings his tour-de-force performance of FDR to Poway Center for the Performing Arts for one night only Saturday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2009
RACE, the new play written and directed by David Mamet, is proud to announce its award winning design team: set designer Santo Loquasto, lighting designer Brian MacDevitt and costume designer Tom Broecker.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2008
The Kennedy Center presents the world premiere of The Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony based on the book by E.B. White, adapted for the stage by Marsha Norman, with music by Jason Robert Brown, and direction by Gary Griffin. The production features a 35-piece orchestra conducted by Jason Robert Brown. Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony is part of a season-long initiative Broadway: The Third Generation, celebrating the current generation of Broadway musical composers, and will appear for five performances in the Eisenhower Theater December 4-6, 2008. The theatrical adaptation is recommended for audiences aged seven and up.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2011
In celebration of Tennessee Williams' centennial year, Westport Country Playhouse will stage a special performance by acclaimed actor Richard Thomas in 'A Distant Country Called Youth,' based on a collection of lively and evocative letters written by a young Tennessee Williams, on Monday, August 29, 7 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2010
Tony Award-winning actor James Earl Jones has joined the fall line-up for The New York Times's TimesTalks event series.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2008
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas in Blanche and Beyond September 24-26, 2008 in the Terrace Theater. The one-man show is adapted and directed by Steve Lawson from the correspondences of Tennessee Williams between 1945 and 1957, and is a sequel to A Distant Country Called Youth, staged during the Center's Tennessee Williams Explored festival in 2004. This production is part of Prelude 2008: Arts Across America. Language and content for Blanche and Beyond is intended for mature ages, high-school age and above.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2010
The Cleveland Play House and the Theatre Guild, Inc. present Ed Asner in a solo performance of FDR as part of Heritage Week at The Cleveland Play House.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2009
RACE, the new play written and directed by David Mamet, is proud to announce its award winning design team: set designer Santo Loquasto, lighting designer Brian MacDevitt and costume designer Tom Broecker.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2010
Ed Asner distinctly remembers FDR's death. 'When I heard of his death when I was 15, it was as if the bottom had fallen out and I thought, 'What will we do now?' He was like God the Father to me.' This admiration is what led the actor to choose to take on the role of the President in the upcoming production at San Jose Rep.