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Latest Dale Wasserman Stories

2008-12-26 19:34:25

Playwright and screenwriter Dale Wasserman has died of heart failure in Arizona, Variety.com reported Friday. Wasserman, whose age has been stated by different sources as both 91 and 94, wrote nearly 80 plays -- including the musical, Man of La Mancha, and the stage adaptation of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest -- as well as magazine articles and the book, The Impossible Musical. Wasserman is survived by his wife of 24 years, Martha Nelly Garza, the entertainment industry trade newspaper...

2008-08-09 15:00:27

NORWAY - The Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association will hold auditions for its production of "Man of La Mancha" at 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 11-12, at the Norway Grange. Roles in the musical are for 19 men and seven women who can play ages 18 and older. Performance dates are Nov. 13, 14, 15, 16 and 20, 21, 22 23. "Man of La Mancha," by Dale Wasserman, is the musical adaptation of Cervantes masterpiece, "Don Quixote." The show that introduced "The Impossible Dream" to...

2008-07-20 06:00:27

By Michael Grossberg, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 20--The Otterbein College Theater and Dance Department will give central Ohioans a chance next season to see an acclaimed Broadway show making its first appearance here. Nine, the 1982 Tony winner for best musical, was revived on Broadway in 2003 but has never toured Columbus or received a major local production. Composer Maury Yeston (Grand Hotel, Titanic), author Arthur Kopit (Wings) and choreographer-director Tommy Tune adapted...