Mrs. Patterson Broadway

Mrs. Patterson was a play with music, which told the tale of a young, African American woman who dreamed of being rich and white (like the title character), all while making trouble. The show featured a star turn by none other than Eartha Kitt.

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National Theatre

( Washington, DC)
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014
Drama Desk Award winning playwright J.E. Franklin will present her new book of plays To Break Every Yoke with a staged production starring actress Vinie Burrows on Sunday October 5, from 2pm-4pm at the Castillo Theatre located at 543 W 42nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2007
Eartha Kitt, Emmy Award winner, and Grammy and three-time Tony Award nominee, has joined previously announced award-winning talents Shuler Hensley, Debra Monk, James Naughton, Bebe Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Ben Vereen and Karen Ziemba to honor John Kander, the Tony Award-winning composer of Chicago, Cabaret and Curtains, on Monday, September 24, at Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that four-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons ('The Big Bang Theory,' Roundabout's Harvey) will be joined by Tony Award winner and four-time Emmy Award nominee Jane Krakowski ('30 Rock,' Roundabout's Nine) in a one-night-only reading of George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's hilarious Merton of the Movies. This rollicking evening will be helmed by Roundabout's Adams Associate Artistic Director, six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis (Roundabout's Harvey, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), currently represented on Broadway with The Elephant Man and You Can't Take It With You. Final casting to be announced.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014
This rollicking evening will be helmed by Roundabout's Adams Associate Artistic Director, six-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis (Roundabout's Harvey, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), currently represented on Broadway with The Elephant Man and You Can't Take It With You. Final casting to be announced.
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Nov 14, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts has announced the appointment of Leslie Patterson-Tyler as its new Director of Media Relations & Communications.
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2014
Zoe Saldana is in early talks to portray singer and Broadway star Eartha Kitt in an untitled biopic heading to the big screen.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016
The Assembly, presenting the world premiere of I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THIS LATER, with text by Kate Benson and Emily Louise Perkins, directed by Jess Chayes, dramaturgy by Stephen Aubrey, and production design by Nick Benacerraf, runs April 4 - 23, 2016. Previews begin April 4 for an April 7 opening at the New Ohio Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 15, 2018
SpeakEasy Stage Company presents Boston premiere of British playwright Duncan Macmillan's one-person show that explores depression with humor. Marianna Bassham directs Adrianne Krstansky in a brilliant performance as the daughter of a suicidal mother, who copes by creating a list of things worth living for. Audience engagement is part of the charm of this uplifting, life-affirming theatrical experience.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016
The Archive Residency, a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village), is a unique incubator for New York City's most promising emerging independent theater companies. Now in its third year, the two year residency offers each company that most elusive and invaluable resource, an artistic home, including space, artistic support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work, culminating in an exciting world premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2006
Eartha Kitt's Cafe Carlyle show will be recorded by DRG Records for an October release date
by Broadway Beat - Jan 24, 2009
Eartha Kitt passed after a long battle against colon cancer on Christmas Day, 2008 in Weston, Connecticut at the age of 81. To remember the musical superstar, Broadway Beat assembled a collection of video segments they had filmed with the entertainment legend throught the years.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2007
Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Eartha Kitt, Charles Grodin and others to be announced will read classic, contemporary and humorous love poems in 'Come Be My Love….Love Spoken Here,' on Saturday February, 10, 8 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2008
A new London-based recording company, Stage Door Records, celebrates its new label by launching four new remastered vintage albums: Wish You Were Here original Broadway cast recording, Pal Joey & On Your Toes original cast recordings (double-set), New Faces Of 1956 and Mrs. Patterson (two Broadway shows produced by Leonard Sillman in the 1950s), and Shirley Bassey - The Early Years.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
Theater for the New City's annual LOVE N' COURAGE Gala which benefits the company's ever-important program that supports emerging playwrights will be held this year on Monday, February 26 at 6 pm at the Players (16 Gramercy Park South) in New York City, it has been announced by TNC's Executive Director Crystal Field.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018
Theater for the New City's annual LOVE N' COURAGE Gala - which benefits the company's ever-important program that supports emerging playwrights - will be held this year on Monday, February 26 at 6 pm at the Players (16 Gramercy Park South) in New York City, it has been announced by TNC's Executive Director Crystal Field.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2007
Westport Country Playhouse has announced that Grammy, Emmy and three-time Tony Award nominee Eartha Kitt, and Tony Award winners Shuler Hensley and Cady Huffman will appear in the new Kander and Ebb musical, All About Us, which opens the Playhouse 2007 season, April 10 through April 28.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017
The excitement is building as the SOMA Film Festival prepares for its second annual event featuring entertaining and innovative independent films from 11 countries, and from all corners of the United States.
by Walter McBride - Dec 3, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company just welcomed four-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons ('The Big Bang Theory,' Roundabout's Harvey) and Tony Award winner and four-time Emmy Award nominee Jane Krakowski ('30 Rock,' Roundabout's Nine) in a reading of George S. Kaufmanand Marc Connelly's hilarious Merton of the Movies.
by Walter McBride - Dec 27, 2008
Eartha Kitt passed after a long battle against colon cancer on Christmas Day, 2008 in Weston, Connecticut at the age of 81. To remember the musical superstar, BWW Photographer Walter McBride has assembled a collection of his favorite photos that he was honored to be able to take of the entertainment legend. BroadwayWorld.com is proud to share them with you in memory of the woman and talent that was Eartha Kitt.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2008
Star of stage and screen, Eartha Kitt has died at 81 of colon cancer according to her longtime publicist, Andrew Freedman.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes four-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons ('The Big Bang Theory,' Roundabout's Harvey) and Tony Award winner and four-time Emmy Award nominee Jane Krakowski ('30 Rock,' Roundabout's Nine) in tonight's reading of George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's hilarious Merton of the Movies.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2006
Eartha Kitt will star with Annie Golden and others in Mimi le Duck this fall at New World Stages and is also likely to appear in the Westport Country Playhouse's production of the Kander and Ebb musical All About Us
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010
Playhouse South, A Community Theater continues its 50th Anniversary season with the teenage comedy, And Never Been Kissed. Performances are April 23-25, and April 30-May 1, 2010 (Fr-Su). Friday and Saturday performances are at 8:00 pm and the Sunday performance is 2:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010
Playhouse South, A Community Theater continues its 50th Anniversary season with the teenage comedy, And Never Been Kissed. Performances are April 23-25, and April 30-May 1, 2010 (Fr-Su). Friday and Saturday performances are at 8:00 pm and the Sunday performance is 2:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010
Playhouse South, A Community Theater continues its 50th Anniversary season with the teenage comedy, And Never Been Kissed. Performances are April 23-25, and April 30-May 1, 2010 (Fr-Su). Friday and Saturday performances are at 8:00 pm and the Sunday performance is 2:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010
Playhouse South, A Community Theater continues its 50th Anniversary season with the teenage comedy, And Never Been Kissed. Performances are April 23-25, and April 30-May 1, 2010 (Fr-Su). Friday and Saturday performances are at 8:00 pm and the Sunday performance is 2:00 pm.