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Kim Stanley
KIM STANLEY (February 11, 1925 – August 20, 2001) was an American actress, primarily in television and theatre, but with occasional film performances. She began her acting career in theatre, and subsequently attended the Actors Studio in New York City
New York City
, New York . She received the 1952 Theatre World Award for her role in The Chase (1952), and starred in the Broadway productions of Picnic (1953) and Bus Stop (1955). Stanley was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her roles in A Touch of the Poet
A Touch of the Poet
(1959) and A Far Country (1962). In the 1950s, Stanley was a prolific performer in television, and later progressed to film, with a well-received performance in The Goddess (1959)
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Carl Van Vechten
CARL VAN VECHTEN (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964) was an American writer and artistic photographer who was a patron of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary executor of Gertrude Stein . CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 Archives and museum collections * 3 Works * 4 Gallery * 5 References * 6 External links LIFE AND CAREERBorn in Cedar Rapids, Iowa , he was the youngest child of Charles and Ada Van Vechten. :14 He graduated from Washington High School in 1898, and later the University of Chicago in 1903. In 1906, he moved to New York City. He was hired as the assistant music critic at _The New York Times _. His interest in opera had him take a leave of absence from the paper in 1907, so as to travel to Europe to explore opera. While in England he married his long-time friend from Cedar Rapids, Anna Snyder
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Tularosa, New Mexico
TULAROSA is a village in Otero County , New Mexico
New Mexico
, United States . It shares its name with the Tularosa Basin
Tularosa Basin
, in which the town is located. To the east, Tularosa is flanked by the western edge of the Sacramento Mountains
Sacramento Mountains
. The population was 2,864 at the 2000 census . During the 1990s and early 2000s, the town, north of the much larger Alamogordo , experienced moderate growth and construction as a bedroom community, especially in the housing industry. Tularosa is noted for its abundance of cottonwood shade trees and its efforts to preserve the adobe-style architecture of its past
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
SANTA FE (/ˌsæntəˈfeɪ/ or /ˈsæntəˌfeɪ/ ; Tewa : Ogha Po'oge, Navajo : Yootó) is the capital of the state of New Mexico
New Mexico
. It is the fourth-largest city in the state and the seat of Santa Fe County . This area was occupied for at least several thousand years by indigenous peoples who built villages several hundred years ago on the current site of the city. It was known by the Tewa inhabitants as OGHA PO\'OGE ("White Shell Water Place"). The city of Santa Fe, founded by Spanish colonists in 1610, is the oldest city in the state and the oldest state capital city in the United States
United States
. Santa Fe (meaning "holy faith" in Spanish ) had a population of 69,204 in 2012
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Actors Studio
The ACTORS STUDIO is a membership organization for professional actors, theatre directors and playwrights at 432 West 44th Street in the Hell\'s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City . It was founded October 5, 1947, by Elia Kazan , Cheryl Crawford and Robert Lewis and Anna Sokolow , who provided training for actors who were members. Lee Strasberg joined later and took the helm in 1951 until his death on February 17, 1982. It is currently run by Al Pacino , Ellen Burstyn , and Harvey Keitel . The Studio is best known for its work refining and teaching method acting . The approach was originally developed by the Group Theatre in the 1930s based on the innovations of Konstantin Stanislavski . While at the Studio, actors work together to develop their skills in a private environment where they can take risks as performers without the pressure of commercial roles
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University Of New Mexico
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (also referred to as UNM) is a public research university in Albuquerque, New Mexico . It is New Mexico 's flagship research institution, the largest post-secondary institution in the state in total enrollment across all campuses as of 2012, and one of the state's largest employers. Founded in 1889, UNM offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs in a wide variety of fields. Its Albuquerque campus encompasses over 600 acres (2.4 km²), and there are branch campuses in Gallup , Los Alamos , Rio Rancho , Taos , and Los Lunas . Coordinates : 35°05′02″N 106°37′07″W / 35.08389°N 106.61861°W / 35.08389; -106.61861 UNM is categorized as an R1 doctoral university (highest research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education , with three Nobel laureates affiliated or associated
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Curt Conway
CURT CONWAY (May 4, 1915 – April 10, 1974) was an American actor. He was sometimes billed as CURTIS CONWAY or KURT CONWAY. Born in Boston, Massachusetts , Conway appeared in a number of Broadway plays, had small parts in films. such as Hud (1963), and appeared on TV from 1960 until his death. A member of the Group Theatre , and later the Actors Studio , Conway went on to found his own acting school, the Theatre Studio, in 1952. Located at 353 West 48th Street in Manhattan
Manhattan
, its faculty included, at one time or another, Nora Dunfee , Robert Alvin, and fellow Actors Studio members Lonny Chapman and David Pressman . The Actors Studio also supplied some of the school's participating directors, namely Martin Ritt , Alan Schneider , and Joseph Anthony ; also participating were Horton Foote and Everett Chambers
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Alfred Ryder
ALFRED RYDER (born ALFRED JACOB CORN; January 5, 1916 – April 16, 1995) was an American film, radio and television actor, best known for appearing in over one hundred television shows, including the starring role as a British criminal who could not be killed in Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond episode "The Devil's Laughter'" (1959). He appeared in the landmark first-aired episode (but not the first episode filmed in production order) of Star Trek
Star Trek
on September 8, 1966. In "The Man Trap ," Ryder played Prof. Robert Crater, who is hiding the fact that the creature pretending to be the professor's wife, Nancy—as well as who appears to Dr. Leonard McCoy to be the same woman, but his long-past love who seemingly hasn't aged a day—is actually a shape-shifting, sodium-craving, murderous monster who will do anything to get salt. But, as Crater defends, it is also the last of its kind. Ryder played the main alien leader, Mr
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New York City
Bronx , Kings (Brooklyn) , New York
York
(Manhattan) , Queens
Queens
, Richmond (Staten Island) ------------------------- HISTORIC COLONIES New Netherland
New Netherland
Province of New York
Province of New York
SETTLED 1624 CONSOLIDATED 1898 NAMED FOR James, Duke of York
York
GOVERNMENT • TYPE Mayor–Council • BODY New York City Council
New York City Council
• MAYOR Bill de Blasio
Bill de Blasio
(D ) AREA • TOTAL 468.484 sq mi (1,213.37 km2) • LAND 302.643 sq mi (783.84 km2) • WATER 165.841 sq mi (429.53 km2) • METRO 13,318 sq mi (34,490 km2) ELEVATION 33 ft (10 m) POPULATION (2010 ) • TOTAL 8,175,133 • ESTIMATE (2016) 8,537,673 • RANK 1st, U.S
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New York (state)
NEW YORK is a state in the northeastern United States
United States
. New York
New York
was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States
United States
. With an estimated 19.8 million residents in 2015, it is the fourth most populous state in the United States. To differentiate from its city with the same name, it is sometimes called NEW YORK STATE. The state's largest city, New York City
New York City
, makes up over 40% of the state's population. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York metropolitan area , and nearly 40% lives on Long Island
Long Island
. The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York
Duke of York
, future King James II of England
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Theatre World Award
The THEATRE WORLD AWARD is an American honor presented annually to actors and actresses in recognition of an outstanding New York City stage debut performance, either on Broadway or off-Broadway . It was first awarded for the 1945-46 theatre season. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Award statuette * 3 Special
Special
honorary awards * 4 John Willis Award * 5 The award ceremony * 6 Award winners * 6.1 1997–1998 * 6.2 1999–2000 * 6.3 2000–2001 * 6.4 2001–2002 * 6.5 2002–2003 * 6.6 2003–2004 * 6.7 2004–2005 * 6.8 2005–2006 * 6.9 2006–2007 * 6.10 2007–2008 * 6.11 2008–2009 * 6.12 2009–2010 * 6.13 2010–2011 * 6.14 2011–2012 * 6.15 2012–2013 * 6.16 2013–2014 * 6.17 2014–2015 * 6.18 2015–2016 * 6.19 2016–2017 * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links HISTORYThe Inaugural recipients included Betty Comden , Judy Holliday and John Raitt
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Horton Foote
ALBERT HORTON FOOTE JR. (March 14, 1916 – March 4, 2009 ) was an American playwright and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his screenplays for the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird and the 1983 film Tender Mercies , and his notable live television dramas during the Golden Age of Television
Golden Age of Television
. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
in 1995 for his play The Young Man From Atlanta and two Academy Awards, one for an original screenplay, Tender Mercies , and one for adapted screenplay, To Kill a Mockingbird . In 1995, Foote was the inaugural recipient of the Austin Film Festival 's Distinguished Screenwriter Award
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Broadway (theatre)
BROADWAY THEATRE, commonly known as BROADWAY, refers to the theatrical performances presented in the 41 professional theatres with 500 or more seats located in the Theater District and Lincoln Center along Broadway , in Midtown Manhattan
Manhattan
, New York City
New York City
. Along with London's West End theatre , Broadway theatre is widely considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world . The Theater District is a popular tourist attraction in New York City . According to The Broadway League , for the 2016–2017 season (which ended May 21, 2017), total attendance was 13,270,343 and Broadway shows had US$1,449,399,149 in grosses, with attendance down 0.4%, grosses up 5.5%, and playing weeks down 4.1%. The great majority of Broadway shows are musicals
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Picnic (play)
PICNIC is a 1953 play by William Inge
William Inge
. The play was premiered at the Music Box Theatre , Broadway , on 19 February 1953 in a Theatre Guild production, directed by Joshua Logan , which ran for 477 performances. The original cast featured Ralph Meeker
Ralph Meeker
, Eileen Heckart , Arthur O\'Connell , Janice Rule
Janice Rule
, Reta Shaw , Kim Stanley and Paul Newman
Paul Newman
. Inge won the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the work, and Logan received a Tony Award for Best Director . The play also won the New York Drama Critics\' Circle Award for Best Play of the season. Picnic was Paul Newman's Broadway debut
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Bus Stop (play)
BUS STOP is a 1955 play by William Inge
William Inge
. The 1956 film of the same name is only loosely based on it. CONTENTS * 1 Characters * 2 Synopsis * 3 Broadway * 4 Revivals * 5 Television * 6 External links CHARACTERSBus Stop is a drama, with romantic and some comedic elements. It is set in a diner in rural Kansas, about 25 miles west of Kansas
Kansas
City, Missouri during a snowstorm from which bus passengers must take shelter. The characters are: * Grace Hoylard – Owner of the diner, a "grass widow". She is fortyish, and pretty in a fading, hard-bitten way. She has a passionate side to her nature, loving a good fight and the attentions of a good man. * Elma Duckworth – An intelligent, but naive and impressionable high school girl. She is Grace's waitress. * Will Masters – The local sheriff. Tough as nails and brusque in manner, but goodhearted and a staunch Christian, described as a "deacon of his church"
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Tony Award For Best Actress In A Play
The Tony Award
Tony Award
for BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A PLAY is an honor presented at the Tony Awards, a ceremony established in 1947 as the Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The award is given to actresses for quality leading roles in a Broadway play. Despite the award first being presented in 1947, there were no nominees announced until 1956. There have been two ties in this category, and one three-way tie
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