Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Full Casting Announced for Marisa Tomei-Led Revival of The Rose Tattoo by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Trip Cullman will direct the previously announced production, set to beg…

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Lauren Ridloff Cast as Marvel's First Deaf Superhero by Andy Lefkowitz

Lauren Ridloff, a 2018 Tony nominee for her Broadway debut in Children of a Lesser God, will break ground on the big screen next year taking on the role of Makkari, Marvel's first deaf sup…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Obituary: Mark Medoff – ‘Tony award-winning playwright of Children of a Lesser God’ by Michael Quinn

Although Mark Medoff wrote more than 30 plays for stage and radio and a further 12 screenplays, he will be largely remembered

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Mark Medoff: Communication and Connection by American Theatre Editors

Playwright Mark Medoff, who won the Tony and the Olivier for his play Children of a Lessser God and who taught screenwriting and acting the University of New Mexico for 27 years, died on Ap…

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Mark Medoff obituary by Michael Carlson

Playwright best known for Children of a Lesser God, which was turned into a 1986 hit filmThe playwright Mark Medoff, who has died aged 79, wrote Children of a Lesser God, the story of a deaf…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Michael Leonard by Zack Calhoon

Michael Leonard is an NYC based actor and filmmaker. He holds an MFA in acting from Columbia University. Since 2012 Michael has been an active member in both One-Eighth Theatre and Cloud of…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Mark Medoff, Playwright Of ‘Children Of A Lesser God’, Dead At 79 by Artsjournal1

“Medoff wrote 30 plays and wrote, produced or directed 19 movies. He found his greatest success with Children of a Lesser God, the tale of a troubled love affair between a speech teacher a…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

‘Children of a Lesser God’ playwright Mark Medoff has died at 79 by Associated Press

Medoff wrote 30 plays and wrote, produced or directed 19 movies.

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Tony Award-Winning Playwright Mark Medoff Dies At Age 79 by Richard Gonzales

Medoff is best known for Children of a Lesser God, a play about a young deaf woman's romance with her speech teacher.

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Mark Medoff, Tony-winning playwright of ‘Children of a Lesser God,’ dies at 79 by Harrison Smith

His breakthrough, "When You Comin Back, Red Ryder?," opened Off-Broadway in 1973 and centered on a Vietnam War veteran who holds a New Mexico diner hostage.

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Mark Medoff, ‘Children of a Lesser God’ Playwright, Dies at 79 by Neil Genzlinger

The work, featuring a central character who is deaf, won the Tony Award for best play in 1980 and was turned into an Oscar-winning 1986 movie.

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Mark Medoff, Tony-Winning Children of a Lesser God Playwright, Dies at 79 by Adam Hetrick

He also received an Academy Award nomination for the film’s 1986 screen adaptation.

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Mark Medoff, Tony-Winning Playwright of Children of a Lesser God, Dies at 79 by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark Medoff, the celebrated scribe whose breakthrough work Children of a Lesser God led to acclaim in New York, London and Hollywood, passed away on April 23 in Las Cruces, New Mexico fo…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Glenda Jackson Leads a Gender-Blind King Lear to Broadway; Michael Arden & More Join Cast by Andy Lefkowitz

A new Broadway revival of Shakespeare's King Lear arrives at the Golden Theatre on February 28. Tony-winning director Sam Gold's gender-blind production, headlined by Tony winner Glenda Jack…

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Review: A Revival of Hellman’s Lesser-Known ‘Days to Come’ at the Mint Theatre by Miles Harter

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, August 27, 2018 Days to Come is a lesser celebrated play by Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), one of the most renowned dramatists and screenwriters of the 2…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Deaf and Blind Actors Perform CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD in Israel by Stephanie Wild

The 2018 Broadway revival of Mark Medoff's 1979 Tony Award-winning drama Children of a Lesser God closed in May, but it has inspired a new production in Israel

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Tony Nominee Lauren Ridloff Cast in Upcoming Season The Walking Dead by Ruthie Fierberg

The Children of a Lesser God star will join season nine for a multi-episode arc.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Rise Alum Damon J. Gillespie & More to Join Peter Dinklage in Goodspeed's Cyrano Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Damon J. Gillespie, a talented young star recently seen on the TV series Rise, will appear in the upcoming new musical adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, set to appear at Goodspeed Musicals&#…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Three Tall Women Star Glenda Jackson Wins First Tony Award: 'What a Thrill' by Andy Lefkowitz

Glenda Jackson has won her first Tony Award. The iconic star triumphed in the Leading Actress in a Play category for her turn in the Broadway-premiere production of Edward Albee's Pulitz…

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VIDEO: Lauren Ridloff On Her Unexpected Rise to Success in CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD by Stage Tube

Lauren Ridloff sat down with CBS Sunday Morning today in a feature about her rise to fame in Children of a Lesser God on Broadway.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

2018 Tony Awards Season Compilation Album Released June 8 by Logan Culwell-Block

Along with songs from this season's Tony-nominated musicals, the album includes exclusive tracks from the scores of Angels in America and Children of a Lesser God.

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Breaking: Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale Will Lead AMERICAN SON on Broadway This Fall! by BroadwayWorld

Golden Globe, Emmy amp SAG nominee Kerry Washington Scandal, Race and Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale The People Vs. OJ Simpson American Crime Story amp Bridges Of Madison County will sta…

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Kerry Washington & Steven Pasquale Set Broadway Returns In New ‘American Son’ by Greg Evans

Scandal‘s Kerry Washington and Rescue Me‘s Steven Pasquale will team up for their Broadway returns next fall in American Son, a new play by Broadway newcomer Christopher Demos-B…

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Monday, June 4, 2018

VIDEO: Kenny Leon Chats His Upcoming Memoir TAKE YOU WHEREVER YOU GO on CBS THIS MORNING by TV News Desk

Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon directed numerous Broadway hits including, 'Hairspray Live' and 'Fences.' His most recent production, 'Children of a Lesser God,' is nominated for a Tony. Throug…

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Go Behind the Scenes of Playbill’s Feature Shoot With Children of A Lesser God Star Lauren Ridloff by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award nominee joined Playbill at Gabriel Kreuther to discuss the groundbreaking play.

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Females Dominate as Mean Girls & Three Tall Women Break House Records by Broadway.com

Two female-centric productions made history during this past holiday week on Broadway. The Tony-nommed and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning new musical Mean Girls crushed…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - May 29th - SUMMER and ICEMAN Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Summer 7.73, Mean Girls 3.99, My Fair Lady 3.43, Carousel 2.58 and Escape to Margaritaville 2.23. The top growing current Broadway plays were C…

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Plays its Final Performance Today by Stephanie Wild

The acclaimed Broadway revival of Mark Medoff's Children of a Lesser God plays its final performance at Studio 54 tonight, Sunday, May 27, 2018.

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Children of a Lesser God Revival Ends Broadway Run by Adam Hetrick

Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff co-star in the first-ever revival of Mark Medoff’s Tony-winning play.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Katharine McPhee in Waitress, Three Tall Women & More by Eric King

In the next month, New York theater audiences will say goodbye to some Broadway leading ladies, Tony-nominated revivals and a slew of off-Broadway shows. Broadway.com rounded …

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