Aaron Sorkin News

Date of Birth: June 09, 1961 (55)
Birth Place: Scarsdale, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Andrew Lippa's THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Makes US Premiere at TheatreWorks this AugustAndrew Lippa's THE LIFE OF THE PARTY Makes US Premiere at TheatreWorks this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will bring U.S. audiences their first look a London hit, when it presents the American Premiere of the joyous musical revue The Life of the Party. Directed and co-created by David Babani, the Artistic Director of London's Menier Chocolate Factory, this rollicking musical journey celebrates the songs of Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish) who takes the stage as a featured performer, along with a cast of Broadway and West End veterans, bringing to life a hilarious, uplifting, memorable evening that was declared "Sexy, sophisticated, and funny" and awarded five stars by London's Telegraph. The Life of the Party will be presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley August 24-September 18 (press opening: August 27) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St, Mountain View. For tickets ($19-$80) and information the public may visit www.TheatreWorks.org or call(650) 463-1960. (more...)

MasterClass Expands to Los Angeles, Hires Matthew Rutler to Lead Talent TeamMasterClass Expands to Los Angeles, Hires Matthew Rutler to Lead Talent Team
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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VIDEO: Aaron Sorkin & Cheryl Hines Visit LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: Aaron Sorkin & Cheryl Hines Visit LATE LATE SHOW
by - Jul 21, 2016

Aaron Sorkin reveals his power to influence streetlights, as they shut off when he drives under them, and James offers him some advice on how to parlay that with women. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 7/20 - 7/29 on CBSScoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 7/20 - 7/29 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Jul 20, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 7/20 - 7/29, airing on CBS (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on CBSScoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on CBS
by TV Scoop - Jul 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, airing on CBS (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on CBS - July 14-22, 2016Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on CBS - July 14-22, 2016
by TV Scoop - Jul 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, airing on CBS for July 14-22, 2016! (more...)

Gallery Players Set 50th Season: GYPSY, A FEW GOOD MEN & MoreGallery Players Set 50th Season: GYPSY, A FEW GOOD MEN & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Awarding-winning Gallery Players continues its history of 'bringing Broadway to Brooklyn' as they celebrate a landmark with the announcement of their 50th Season.   (more...)

Academy Award'-Winner Aaron Sorkin to Teach Online Screenwriting MasterClassAcademy Award'-Winner Aaron Sorkin to Teach Online Screenwriting MasterClass
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

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VIDEO: Aaron Sorkin & Cast of 'West Wing' Talk Show's Influence on HAMILTONVIDEO: Aaron Sorkin & Cast of 'West Wing' Talk Show's Influence on HAMILTON
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Aaron Sorkin reunited with the cast of his long-running television drama series THE WEST WING on this morning's TODAY and spoke about their enthusiasm for Broadway's 11-time Tony winning musical HAMILTON (more...)

NBC's A FEW GOOD MEN Aiming for February 2017NBC's A FEW GOOD MEN Aiming for February 2017
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

At Variety's annual TV Summit held at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, Aaron Sorkin joined NBC chief Bob Greenblatt, and producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to talk about NBC's recently announced live broadcast of Sorkin's play A FEW GOOD MEN. (more...)

Broadway Director Scott Ellis to Helm NBC's A FEW GOOD MEN LIVEBroadway Director Scott Ellis to Helm NBC's A FEW GOOD MEN LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

At today's Variety's annual TV Summit held at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, playwright Aaron Sorkin revealed the news that Scott Ellis will direct NBC's upcoming live adaptation of A FEW GOOD MEN. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse's 'Backstage' Fundraiser, Honoring Morgan Freeman & Jeff Skoll, Grosses More Than $1.4 MillionGeffen Playhouse's 'Backstage' Fundraiser, Honoring Morgan Freeman & Jeff Skoll, Grosses More Than $1.4 Million
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Sunday's Backstage at the Geffen, star-studded fundraiser at the Geffen Playhouse and the pre-show host committee dinner grossed over $1.4 million for the Geffen Playhouse's education, outreach and artistic initiatives.  Norman Lear presented the Distinction in Service Award to social entrepreneur Jeff Skoll.  Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn presented the Distinction in Theater Award to Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman. (more...)

How Does Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Do Broadway? By 'Sprinting Face First into the Wall 8 Times a Week'How Does Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Do Broadway? By 'Sprinting Face First into the Wall 8 Times a Week'
by Marissa Sblendorio - May 24, 2016

It's undeniable that Jeff Daniels' career has been a varied one. From his Emmy-winning role on Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM to one half of the comedy duo behind DUMB AND DUMBER, the stage and screen star has proven his versatility time and time again. Now he's back on Broadway in a role that has proven to be his most grueling yet. (more...)

HAMILTON Producer Jeffrey Seller & Flody Suarez Ink Production Deal with Universal TelevisionHAMILTON Producer Jeffrey Seller & Flody Suarez Ink Production Deal with Universal Television
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2016

Universal Television has signed a deal with esteemed 'Hamilton' producer Jeffrey Seller and producing partner Flody Suarez to produce upcoming projects for the studio, it was announced today. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/21-5/22/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/21-5/22/2016
by - May 22, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 22, 2016 - Sunday, May 22, 2016. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: From BLACKBIRD to THE NEWSROOM - Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Shares Advice for Actors!Backstage with Richard Ridge: From BLACKBIRD to THE NEWSROOM - Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Shares Advice for Actors!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2016

It's undeniable that Jeff Daniels' career has been a varied one. From his Emmy-winning role on Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM to one half of the comedy duo behind DUMB AND DUMBER, the stage and screen star has proven his versatility time and time again. Now he's back on Broadway in a role that has proven to be his most grueling yet. (more...)

VIDEO: Chelsea Handler &  Peter Krause Visit LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: Chelsea Handler & Peter Krause Visit LATE LATE SHOW
by - May 19, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James tried his hand at matchmaker, surprising staff member Tiffany by setting up a game of live Tinder, with some dating advice from Chelsea Handler. (more...)

THEATER TALK Welcomes BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels This WeekendTHEATER TALK Welcomes BLACKBIRD's Jeff Daniels This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The new edition of THEATER TALK presents an interview with actor Jeff Daniels, now appearing opposite Michelle Williams in the revival of David Harrower's gripping play, Blackbird, on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Artwork for Live Production of Aaron Sorkin's A FEW GOOD MEN!Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Artwork for Live Production of Aaron Sorkin's A FEW GOOD MEN!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

At today's upfront presentation, NBC debuted the artwork for its upcoming live presentation of Aaron Sorkin's A FEW GOOD MEN, set to air in early 2017. Check it out below! (more...)

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Set for Theatre Royal GlasgowTHE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Set for Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Following its hugely successful launch last year, Bill Kenwright's new production of The Shawshank Redemption embarks on a national tour for 2016 coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Monday 21 until Saturday 26 November. (more...)

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