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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014
92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, with Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson on Friday, October 10, 8:15 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014
Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 83 new American plays in its 22-year history - is set to celebrate its 2014-2015 Season with ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN, its annual benefit gala and dinner, on Monday, October 20 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Emmy and OBIE award-winning actor John Cunningham, whose credits include 19 Broadway productions (Titanic, Love Letters), is set to emcee the event, which begins at 6:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016
Just announced, Mary Beth Peil will star in the role of Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna in the new Broadway musical Anastasia, opening on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Peil originated the role in the world premiere production at Hartford Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014
Abingdon Theatre Company - which has produced more than 83 new American plays in its 22-year history - is set to celebrate its 2014-2015 Season with ABINGDON: WHERE THE STARS ALIGN, its annual benefit gala and dinner, tonight, October 20 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Emmy and OBIE award-winning actor John Cunningham, whose credits include 19 Broadway productions (Titanic, Love Letters), is set to emcee the event, which begins at 6:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014
92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, with Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson tonight, October 10, 8:15 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of DRACULA, the mystery-thriller about a young woman falling victim to a vampire, on Monday, November 16, at 7 p.m.  Director is Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. The play is dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, from the novel by Bram Stoker.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013
The Huntington Theatre Company announces the following special events in conjunction with its production of A.R. Gurney's The Cocktail Hour (now - December 15, 2013 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre):
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013
Award-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and AnnMarie Benedict (ROBESON) appeared in a sold-out performance of LOVE LETTERS that benefitted historic Van Cortlandt House in Van Cortlandt Park. The standing-room-only crowd at the Colonial Dames Museum House gave a standing ovation for this beloved classic by A.R. Gurney. The evening was produced by Razors Edge Productions, and was directed by Dan Cordle, who has collaborated several times with Connington and Benedict.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014
Award-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) will appear in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION today, November 12th at the Colonial Dames Museum House at 215 East 71st Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014
Award-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) will appear in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION on Wednesday, November 12th at the Colonial Dames Museum House at 215 East 71st Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013
Award-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and AnnMarie Benedict (ROBESON) will appear in A.R. Gurney's beloved classic, LOVE LETTERS, on Thursday, November 14th at the Colonial Dames Museum House at 215 East 71st Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues). Cocktails are at 6 pm; the performance is at 7 pm. The play is directed by Dan Cordle (POSSESSION) and will benefit historic Van Cortlandt House Museum in Van Cortlandt Park. The evening is produced by Razors Edge Productions. Tickets are $75 each, or two for $125. For information and reservations call 212-744-3572.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013
Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of A. R. Gurney's 'The Dining Room,' an extra performance has been added on Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m. The witty and heartfelt story of the American family and its vanishing traditions is directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014
The Old Globe today announced the cast of Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning farce Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which will include Candy Buckley as Masha, Marcia DeBonis as Sonia, Tyler Lansing Weaks as Spike, Allison Layman as Nina, Martin Moran as Vanya, and Haneefah Wood as Cassandra.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018
Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) today announced the cast for a rare reading of Ferenc Molnar's Liliom which will be presented for one night only, onMonday, June 11 at 7pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  Liliom was turned into the musical Carousel by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II which is now enjoying a successful revival on Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the classic comedy, "The Show-Off," described as a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth, playing from June 11 through June 29. Cast in principal roles are 2013 Drama Desk Award winner Jayne Houdyshell as the imperious Mrs. Fisher, and Drama Desk nominee Will Rogers as Aubrey Piper, the show-off of the title.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2013
Westport Country Playhouse's five-play 2013 season will open with A.R. Gurney's 'The Dining Room,' a witty and heartfelt story of the American family and its vanishing traditions, directed by Mark Lamos, now through May 18. This year the historic Connecticut theater celebrates its 83rd season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015
George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint are pleased to present Tony and Emmy Award winners DAVID HYDE PIERCE and DEBRA MONK in A.R. Gurney's classic love story, Love Letters, on the New Brunswick stage for one night only Wednesday, June 3 at 8pm.  The modern classic two-hander will be helmed by GSP Artistic Director DAVID SAINT. 
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014
The Old Globe presents Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning farce Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which will include Candy Buckley as Masha, Marcia DeBonis as Sonia, Tyler Lansing Weaks as Spike, Allison Layman as Nina, Martin Moran as Vanya, and Haneefah Wood as Cassandra. Jessica Stone will direct, based on the Tony-nominated Broadway direction of Old Globe Associate Artist Nicholas Martin, whose loss on April 30 devastated the theatre world*. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run today, May 17 - June 22, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run tonight, May 17 through the 21st. Opening night is May 22 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the National Book Award-winning memoir, "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion, June 12 - 30, featuring noted actress Maureen Anderman as Didion. Directed by Nicholas Martin, the play is based on the author's actual experience rebuilding her life during the year after her spouse's death and her capacity to emerge strengthened from even the most shattering of life's trials.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015
Award­-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) appeared in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION at a private club on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Scroll down to see photos from the performance!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013
Food For Thought Productions, the award-winning theatre, opens its new season at The Players (16 Gramercy Park South) tonight, March 20th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2013
Food For Thought Productions, the award-winning theatre, opens its new season at the Players (16 Gramercy Park South) on March 20th.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015
George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint are pleased to present Tony and Emmy Award winners DAVID HYDE PIERCE and DEBRA MONK in A.R. Gurney's classic love story, Love Letters, on the New Brunswick stage for one night only tonight, June 3 at 8pm. The modern classic two-hander will be helmed by GSP Artistic Director DAVID SAINT.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012
Italian American Rep. Co. and Cliffside Park Arts Council present 'Love Letters' by A. R. Gurney, starring Robert Arcaro and Joanne Guarnaccia. Love Letters is directed by John Fedele. The show is presented for two nights only - June 29th & 30th. $20 at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 555 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, New Jersey. Wine and cheese reception to follow. For tickets call - 201-708-6673.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Sylvia, the acclaimed comedy by two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominee A.R. Gurney. Starring Playhouse favorite Jennifer Cody, Michele Pawk, John Dossett, and Stephen Derosa, and directed by Matt Lenz, Sylvia runs June 26-July 7, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012
Italian American Rep. Co. and Cliffside Park Arts Council present 'Love Letters' by A. R. Gurney, starring Robert Arcaro and Joanne Guarnaccia. Love Letters is directed by John Fedele. The show is presented for two nights only - June 29th & 30th. $20 at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 555 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, New Jersey. Wine and cheese reception to follow. For tickets call - 201-708-6673.
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2012
Westport Country Playhouse stages the National Book Award-winning memoir, "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion, now through June 30, featuring noted actress Maureen Anderman as Didion. Directed by Nicholas Martin, the play is based on the author's actual experience rebuilding her life during the year after her spouse's death and her capacity to emerge strengthened from even the most shattering of life's trials. Watch the video below for behind-the-scenes interviews with Artistic Director Mark Lamos, Director Nicholas Martin and actor Maureen Anderman!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016
John Cheever's The Country Husband, a short story so sublime that it supposedly caused Ernest Hemingway to wake his wife Mary in the middle of the night so that he could read it out loud to her, is making its stage debut in Eddie Aronoff's adaptation at the Secret Theatre's UNFringed Festival in Long Island City this August.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013
Westport Country Playhouse stages the classic comedy, 'The Show-Off,' described as a funny, surprising, and moving story of a family in upheaval when their youngest daughter becomes engaged to a brash loudmouth, playing now through June 29. Cast in principal roles are 2013 Drama Desk Award winner Jayne Houdyshell as the imperious Mrs. Fisher, and Drama Desk nominee Will Rogers as Aubrey Piper, the show-off of the title. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2012
Westport Country Playhouse stages the National Book Award-winning memoir, "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion, now through June 30, featuring noted actress Maureen Anderman as Didion. Directed by Nicholas Martin, the play is based on the author's actual experience rebuilding her life during the year after her spouse's death and her capacity to emerge strengthened from even the most shattering of life's trials. See below for Anderman playing Didion on stage!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2012
Westport Country Playhouse stages the National Book Award-winning memoir, "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion, now through June 30, featuring noted actress Maureen Anderman as Didion. Directed by Nicholas Martin, the play is based on the author's actual experience rebuilding her life during the year after her spouse's death and her capacity to emerge strengthened from even the most shattering of life's trials.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014
A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that A.R. Gurney's play Later Life would star Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Mr. Silverstein.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012
The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company (Carl Forsman, Artistic Director/Damon Chua, Executive Director) today announced that John Cunningham would join Kathleen Chalfant and Kate Turnbull for Tina Howe's Painting Churches, the 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist. Keen Artistic Director Carl Forsman directs. Mr. Cunningham replaces the previously announced Richard Easton, who had to withdraw due to a scheduling conflict. Performances will begin February 14, with Opening Night set for March 6.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015
?Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the humorous and poignant "Painting Churches" by Tina Howe, on Monday, February 9, at 7 p.m. A Connecticut theatrical family - Jack Gilpin, his wife Ann McDonough, and their daughter Betty Gilpin, who currently is a leading character in television's "Nurse Jackie" - are cast members. Director is Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017
Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from tonight, January 10, to February 5.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of A. R. Gurney's "The Cocktail Hour," a funny and touching, quasi-autobiographical story about a playwright who writes a new play that presents an unflattering picture of his family, on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m.  The play will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015
Award­-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) appear today in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION at a private club on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Bill Connington won several awards for acting in the play and short film versions of ZOMBIE, based on the novella by literary giant Joyce Carol Oates. Cadden Jones has been seen as the lead in WEST SIDE STORY and THE MUSIC MAN, as well as in LAW & ORDER SVU and BLUE BLOODS. Connington and Jones were trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, respectively.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018
Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond, March 16-April 7, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 22. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, where it will play April 25-May 20.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012
On February 16, award-winning actor Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Emmy-nominated Paul Anthony Stewart (THE GUIDING LIGHT), joined D. H. Johnson (DODSWORTH) in a sold-out reading of the sophisticated comedy with bite: ART, by Yasmina Reza, as previously reported by BroadwayWorld.com.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016
Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014
Award­-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) appeared in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION at the Colonial Dames Museum House at 215 East 71st Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues). The evening was produced by Razors Edge Productions and benefited historic Van Cortlandt House Museum in Van Cordtlandt Park. Scroll down for photos!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011
The touching romantic comedy, "Holiday," by Philip Barry, author of "The Philadelphia Story," will be read as part of the Script in Hand series at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, December 12, 7 p.m., directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse artistic advisor.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011
The touching romantic comedy, "Holiday," by Philip Barry, author of "The Philadelphia Story," will be read as part of the Script in Hand series at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, December 12, 7 p.m., directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse artistic advisor.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016
John Cheever's The Country Husband, a short story so sublime that it supposedly caused Ernest Hemingway to wake his wife Mary in the middle of the night so that he could read it out loud to her, is making its stage debut in Eddie Aronoff's adaptation at the Secret Theatre's UNFringed Festival in Long Island City this August.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013
Westport Country Playhouse's five-play 2013 season will open with A.R. Gurney's 'The Dining Room,' a witty and heartfelt story of the American family and its vanishing traditions, directed by Mark Lamos, April 30 - May 18. This year the historic Connecticut theater celebrates its 83rd season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018
The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Southern California debut of A Thousand Splendid Suns, Ursula Rani Sarma's sweeping and deeply moving theatrical production based on the best-selling book by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017
The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney's howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia. Written by Drama Desk, Obie and Lortel Award-winning playwright A.R. Gurney (also known for Love Letters and The Dining Room), the plot follows what happens after a man going through a midlife crisis finds a dog in Central Park and brings her home without consulting his wife.