Friday, February 16, 2018

Broadway's Marquis Theatre Will Dim Lights in Memory of Five-Time Tony Nominee Jan Maxwell by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway community mourns the loss of five-time Tony Award-nominated actor, singer and performer Jan Maxwell, who passed away on February 11 at age 61. The Marquis Theatre…

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Broadway's Marquis & Friedman Theatres Will Dim Lights in Memory of Five-Time Tony Nominee Jan Maxwell by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway community mourns the loss of five-time Tony Award-nominated actor, singer and performer Jan Maxwell, who passed away on February 11 at age 61. The Marquis Theatre…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Theater News: Alec Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara to Star in Love Letters Benefit Performance

The production will be part of at Westport Country Playhouse's spring gala in honor of the late A.R. Gurney.

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Alec Baldwin and Kelli O’Hara Will Read Love Letters by Andrew Gans

The reading of A.R. Gurney’s two-hander will benefit Westport Country Playhouse.

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Alec Baldwin and Kelli O'Hara Star in LOVE LETTERS at Westport Country Playhouse's Spring Gala by BroadwayWorld

Alec Baldwin and Kelli O'Hara will star in Westport Country Playhouse's Spring Gala performance of A. R. Gurney's play, 'Love Letters,' on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. The one-night-only, 2…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

'Love Letters' At MTC In Norwalk; 'Field Guide' At Yale Rep by Christopher Arnott

Connecticut grieved when A.R. Gurney died last year. The playwright had a home in Roxbury. He premiered more than a dozen of his WASP-laden dramas and romances at Westport Country Playhouse.…

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Huppert and Irons are theatrical dynamite in Pinter's power games by Michael Billington

Honoured at a ceremony in Rome, the stars gave a supreme version of Ashes to Ashes – after a rather frosty reading of Albert Camus’s love letters to María CasaresThere was no lack of dr…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Alan Cumming Will Spend Two Evenings at the Met by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner will offer a reading of Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy as well as a love-themed cabaret.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

How theatre stalwart Celia Johnson nearly turned down Brief Encounter by Nick Smurthwaite

Wartime love letters reveal the 20-year veteran of the stage had a deep-seated suspicion of cinema and almost did not take the

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Rotem Weiner by Zack Calhoon

Rotem Weiner was born and raised in Israel. She always loved acting, writing and filmmaking. After backpacking for several months, she finally got the courage to pursue her dream of becoming…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Book Review: ‘Broadway General Manager’ by Peter Bogyo by Megan Lohne

Peter Bogyo’s Broadway General Manager handbook is a detailed look into the ins and outs of perhaps one of the least understood roles in American Theatre.  This award-winning General …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Playwright A.R. Gurney Gets A Heartfelt Broadway Send-Off by Jeremy Gerard

Family, friends and fans filled Broadway’s Music Box Theatre Tuesday afternoon to remember the prolific playwright A.R. Gurney, the Love Letters and Dining Room author who died June 13…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Bernadette Peters & Kristin Chenoweth to Honor Carol Burnett on TV Tribute to The Carol Burnett Show by Andy Lefkowitz

Upcoming Hello, Dolly! star Bernadette Peters and fellow Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth are among the talents set to honor Tony-winning stage and TV icon Carol Burnett on CBS' Carol Burne…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Memorial Will Be Held for Late Playwright A.R. Gurney by BroadwayWorld

Prolific playwright A. R. Gurney passed away earlier this summer, at his home in Manhattan. He was 86. His agent Jonathan Lomma confirmed news of his death but did not provide a cause. The w…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Bro Time, Love Letters & More! Anastasia’s Ramin Karimloo Takes Us Through A Day in the Life by Broadway.com

Stage hunk Ramin Karimloo has dazzled audiences with his golden vocals in The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Love Never Dies and now Anastasia. Ever wonder what it would be …

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Friday, July 7, 2017

The Animals Podcast Presents Reading of Rare Play from Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy by Adam Hetrick

Love letters spanning their 30-year relationship serve as the basis for the podcast, which features Alan Cumming and Simon Callow.

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Goodbye my Gypsy Lovers; Josh Groban says farewell to 'The Great Comet' by Noreply@blogger.com (lauren McMillen )

There's a war going on out there somewhere and Josh Groban isn't here. Groban said goodbye to 19th century Russia as he took his final bow in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 181…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

An Appraisal: A Patrician Older Gentleman Morphs Into an Angry Young Man by Ben Brantley

A.R. Gurney’s passion for theater spilled over the edges of his work, from “The Dining Room” through “Love Letters”

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Ryan O'Neal to Undergo Back Surgery; LOVE LETTERS Tour Postponed by BroadwayWorld

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre will no longer be playing host to the UK tour of LOVE LETTERS in November. The UK tour has been postponed indefinitely as Hollywood lead Ryan O'Neal requires back…

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Playwright A.R. Gurney Dies by Jk Clarke

      Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright A.R. Gurney, whose work was known for its depiction of American WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestants) families, died at home Tuesday i…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A.R. Gurney Dies: ‘Love Letters’ Playwright Gently Jabbed American WASP In Decline by Jeremy Gerard

A.R. Gurney, the playwright who in such comedies as The Dining Room, The Middle Ages and Sylvia chronicled the foibles and fantasies of the well-heeled American WASPS of which he was a quint…

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A.R. Gurney, Prolific Playwright of Love Letters & Sylvia, Has Died by Andy Lefkowitz

A.R. Gurney, the iconic playwright whose works included The Dining Room, The Cocktail Hour, Sylvia and the Pulitzer finalist Love Letters, died on June 12 at age 86. Born on November 1, 193…

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Obituaries: A.R. Gurney, Author of Love Letters and Sylvia, Dies at 86

Gurney wrote more than 40 plays.

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A.R. Gurney, Playwright Who Explored Upper-Crust Anxieties, Dies at 86 by Robert Berkvist

Mr. Gurney, whose plays included “The Cocktail Hour,” “Love Letters” and “The Middle Ages,” leavened his astute social analysis with tart humor.

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Playwright A.R Gurney, Poet of a Vanishing America, Dead at 86 by Robert Viagas

The prolific author gave audiences Love Letters, Sylvia, and The Dining Room.

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Icons Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, and More Pen Love Letters to the LGBTQ Community by BroadwayWorld

In honor of Pride Month, Billboard reached out to numerous icons in the musical entertainment industry and asked them to write a love letter to the LGBTQ community. Check out a excerpts from…

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Monday, May 29, 2017

Lou by Sandra Mardenfeld

Mieko Gavia as Lou Salome. Photo credit: Jody Christopherson.More than 100 black and white copies of photos and letters, adhered on black stock, suspend from the rafters and hang on the wa…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 944: Christy Hall by Adam Szymkowicz

Christy HallHometown: That’s a tough one for me. There are two houses that exist in the world that nurtured the bulk of my childhood, but they are in different states, and no member of my …

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Podcast: The Animals — evolution of private correspondence

Simon Callow and Alan Cumming provide wonderful readings of Isherwood’s love letters

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Downton Abbey Star Elizabeth McGovern to Lead Broadway Revival of Time and the Conways by Andy Lefkowitz

Elizabeth McGovern, an Emmy nominee for Downton Abbey, will star as Mrs. Conway in the first Broadway revival of J.B. Priestley's 1938 play Time and the Conways, directed by Rebecca Taic…

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

‘Onegin’ at Canadian Stage, Toronto by Blouin Artinfo

“Onegin” by The Musical Stage Company will be performed at the Canadian Stage in Toronto from May 13 through June 4, 2017.Based on a poem by Pushkin and an opera by Tchaikovsky, the new …

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