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by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2021
Becoming Dr. Ruth, starring Tovah Feldshuh and written by Mark St. Germain, enjoyed a successful evening for its Off-Broadway opening night at Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York on Thursday, December 16.
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2021
Most know Ruth K. Westheimer as Dr. Ruth, the extraordinary sex educator who empowered millions across the globe to claim their own sexual pleasure and fulfillment. Few know the whole story of losing her family in the Holocaust, her emigration to Israel where she became a sniper for the Haganah, or the complex personal journey that led her to fame and celebrity status.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2020
She fled the Nazis as a child, trained as a scout for the Haganah in Jerusalem, and struggled as a single mother when she came to America - before she was known as Dr. Ruth, sex therapist of radio and television. You're invited into the apartment and into the life of America's sex therapist, Dr. Ruth.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 28, 2018
Over the past hundred years the theater community has celebrated some of the most notable events in Broadway's history at the Friars Club.   Last night the Barrington Stage Co. the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, Ma. under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd held their New York City Benefit in the legendary building where so many legends of the theater community have socialized and entertained each other.   John Rando the famed director was celebrated for his extraordinary talent and his contributions to BSC.  John has directed two of the most popular musicals in BSC history, The Pirates of Penzance and On the Town, which transferred to Broadway and received four Tony Award nominations, including Best Director.  At BSC John also directed The Royal Family of Broadway and Guys and Dolls and on Broadway, he won a Tony Award for his direction of Urinetown, The Musical.  
by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2018
"My father was a man of indefatigable optimism." So begins Howard Frank Mosher's novel Disappearances and indefatigable optimism brings that novel to the stage in an original world premiere production by Kim Allen Bent and Lost Nation Theater, October 4-21, at Montpelier City Hall Arts Center.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2018
Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents Souvenir by Stephen Temperley from August 10 through September 2 in Stony Point, New York.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2018
The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in the landmark Broadway musical, West Side Story at Barrington Stage. The show began August 3, with opening night set for August 8, for a run through September 1.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 25, 2018
To pun the title of the current hit show on the Boyd/Quinson Main Stage, Debra Jo Rupp is an esteemed member of 'The Royal Family of Barrington Stage Company' inasmuch she is a BSC Associate Artist. She is brilliant in The Cake!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2018
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents the world premiere musical, The Royal Family of Broadway. Previews began June 7, and the show officially opens tonight, June 13. Performances run through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street).
by Julie Musbach - May 14, 2018
Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, opens its 41st season with the New York premiere of Relativity, a new play by Mark St. Germain about Albert Einstein, the most famous scientist who ever lived, beginning Friday, May 18.
by Walter McBride - Apr 27, 2018
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) just presented an important conversation: Stream It and They Will Come: How Digital Capture Builds Audience Awareness. 
by Julie Musbach - Apr 25, 2018
It's July 4, 1937 in Hollywood. MGM is at the top of their game, and Gone with the Wind is the bestselling book for the second year in a row. Once considered the voice of a generation, F. Scott Fitzgerald has burned through his money and is essentially washed up.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 12, 2018
Intellectual debate and food for thought: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents Mark St. Germain's off-Broadway hit, Freud's Last Session. Emmy Award-winner Robert Mandel directs for a January 13 opening, with performances continuing through March 4 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A.
by Roger Martin - Dec 1, 2017
Playwright Mark St. Germain's 'Becoming Dr Ruth' is a tender ode to an unusual woman with an unusual life.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 28, 2017
Barrington Stage Company favorite and Tony Award-Winner Donna McKechnie with a group of established Broadway actors were the cast in BSC's Musical Theatre Lab reading of the original musical BUTTERFLIES.
by Julie Musbach - May 20, 2017
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Relativity, written by Mark St. Germain, directed by BJ Jones, and featuring Mike Nussbaum as Albert Einstein. Relativity runs May 11 - June 18, 2017 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie.
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2017
Ridgefield actor, Alice McMahon stars in Becoming Dr. Ruth, a play filled with the humor, honesty and life-affirming spirit of Karola Ruth Siegel, the girl who would later become Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Presented by the Square One Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut, the award-winningMcMahon is directed by Tom Holehan.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017
Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with the story behind the making of a great novel in THE GIFT. Written by Will Stutts and directed by Greg Wood, the production opens tonight, February 23, and continues through March 19 in the Walnut's Independence Studio on 3. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016
Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season has opened with Broadway's thrilling new mystery, THE OTHER PLACE. Written by Sharr White and directed by Dan Olmstead, the production continues through October 30th. Scroll down to see photos of the production!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2016
Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning theatre in Stony Point, New York, under the leadership of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn, presents the New York premiere of Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain from August 12 through September 4, 2016.