Alan Alda News

Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller Set to Star in Neil LaBute's THE MONEY SHOT at MCC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) just announced that film star Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne, and Frederick Weller will star in the world premiere of MCC Playwright-in-Residence Neil LaBute's new play, The Money Shot, directed by Terry Kinney. Performances for The Money Shot begin at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on September 4, 2014. An official opening is set for September 22, 2014and it is currently scheduled through October 12, 2014. Tickets are now on sale. For info, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Amy Ryan to Join Tom Hanks & Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg's Cold War Thriller; Billy Magnussen & Alan Alda in Talks
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

According to Deadline, Amy Ryan has signed on to join Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg's upcoming Cold War thriller, hitting theaters on Oct. 6, 2015. In addition, the report notes that Alan Alda, Billy Magnussen, and Eve Hewson are nearing deals to board the film (more...)

Christopher Durang Stars in His Own Play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, Opening Tonight at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Playwright Christopher Durang - who won his first Tony Award in 2013 for his comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE on Broadway - will make his debut in the role of Vanya when the play is presented at Bucks County Playhouse (70 S. Main St) in New Hope, PA, from tonight, July 17, to August 10. (more...)

Dirty Bourbon River, Lea DeLaria and More Set for Bucks County Playhouse's JAZZ FEST 2014 in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse under the direction of Alexander Fraser and Robyn Goodman is delighted to announce the launch of the upcoming Bridge Street Concert Series: Jazz Fest 2014. (more...)

HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2014
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

HBO presents a compelling array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries every Monday night in the second half of 2014. (more...)

HBO Announces Second Half of 2014 Documentary Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

HBO presents a compelling array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries every Monday night in the second half of 2014. Among the new films to debut in the weekly slot are Kate Davis and David Heilbroner's THE NEWBURGH STING, an inside look at the rarely told story of the FBI's involvement in a homegrown terror case, Jeremiah Zagar's CAPTIVATED: THE TRIALS OF PAMELA SMART, a look at the first trial televised gavel-to-gavel and the media circus surrounding it, Steve Buscemi's A GOOD JOB: STORIES OF THE FDNY, showing what it's like to work in one of the most demanding fire departments in the world, HUNTED: THE WAR AGAINST GAYS IN RUSSIA, the searing story of a group that terrorizes gay men and women, and a holiday family special SAVING MY TOMORROW: KIDS CARE FOR THE PLANET, spotlighting young environmental activists. (more...)

Springs Ensemble Theatre Presents ART by Yasmina Reza, 7/31-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Springs Ensemble Theatre ("SET") continues our fifth anniversary season with Yasmina Reza's, 'ART'a comedy that challenges the conventions of art and the definition of friendship. (more...)

Stage Adaptation of THE WAR OF THE ROSES Coming to Broadway in 2015-16 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Tony Award winning Producers Jay Gutterman, Cindy Gutterman, Cathy Chernoff, Carl Moellenberg and Wendy Federman just announced that THE WAR OF THE ROSES, the riveting stage adaptation by Warren Adler based on his original best-selling novel of the same name, will bow on Broadway during the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Sony Movie Channel to Present 'Music Movie Month' This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Film and music collide, asSony Movie Channel (SMC) presents its second annual 'Music Movie Month,' starting Tuesday, July 1, at 10 p.m. ET, with NEIL YOUNG JOURNEYS, and Paul McCartney in WINGS OVER THE WORLD. (more...)

GLEE's Melissa Benoist Joins Film Adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' THE LONGEST RIDE
by Movies News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

According to Deadline, GLEE's Melissa Benoist has signed on to join Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, and Alan Alda in the upcoming film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' latest romance novel THE LONGEST RIDE. George Tillman, Jr. will direct. (more...)

Bucks County Performers to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR., 7/28 - 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

This April, teen performers came from throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey to participate in a rigorous audition for the much-anticipated Bucks County Playhouse Youth Company. For the first time, the Playhouse proudly offers a free, intensive, six-week musical theatre training program for young actors, culminating in two weeks of performances of Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. on the legendary stage at Bucks County Playhouse July 28th through August 9th. (more...)

World Premiere of Documentary on Icons Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee, the documentary about the iconic Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee by their grandson Muta'Ali, will have its world premiere at Film Life's 18th Annual American Black Film Festival. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Entire Cast for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, and Josh Fiedler announce complete casting for the remaining 2014 75th anniversary summer seaso (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Marsha Mason and David Leopold in Bucks County Playhouse's STRAW HAT CINDERELLA; Jubilee Set for 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse has announced their Founders Day Diamond Jubilee, a festive community gathering on Monday evening, June 30, 2014 at 7 pm to commemorate the first 75 years of the Playhouse. The evening will begin with the debut of a new film: Straw Hat Cinderella: Bucks County Playhouse at 75. Narrated by stage and screen star Marsha Mason, the film features historic photographs, paintings and drawings and commentary by curator David Leopold, Playhouse producer Alexander Fraser, Michener Director and CEO Lisa Hanover, and painter Robert Beck. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Mason, Leopold and more! (more...)

Alan Alda to Star in Film Adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' THE LONGEST RIDE
by Movies News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Alan Alda has signed on to star in the big screen adaptation of Nicholas Sparks bestselling novel THE LONGEST RIDE. (more...)

Zachary Quinto, Len Cariou, Jefferson Mays & More to Present at 2014 Theatre World Awards Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

The Theatre World Awards has announced the roster of presenters for the 70th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that include DeAdre Aziza, Dylan Baker, Len Cariou, Tovah Feldshuh, Trent Kowalik, Jefferson Mays, John McMartin, and Zachary Quinto, with special performances by Mr. Cariou and Rob McClure, Monday evening, June 2, 2014 beginning at 7:45 p.m. at Circle in the Square (West 50th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue), home of the current Broadway revival of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces New Information About 23rd Annual Gala, Including Special Guests, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce its Honoree Presenters for its 23rd Bay Street Annual Summer Gala which will take place in Sag Harbor at the Long Wharf on July 12, 2014 to benefit Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. (more...)

Fugard Studio Theatre Presents SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

The KBT Productions presentation of Bernard Slade's Tony-award-winning play, SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, directed by Fleur du Cap Lifetime Achievement Award winner Christopher Weare, will be performed at the Fugard Studio Theatre from 17 to 28 June 2014. Featuring Paul Du Toit and Julie Hartley, the production received rave reviews when it opened last year at the Kalk Bay Theatre and won a Standard Bank Ovation Award at last year's National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. (more...)

BWW Previews: NJ PAC Announces Their 2014-2014 Season
by Marina Kennedy - May 23, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center has announced a thrilling 2014-2015 season that includes audience favorites, a star-studded line-up, new programming and exciting collaborations. (more...)

Marsha Mason Joins the Cast of DEATHTRAP at Bucks County Playhouse, Running 6/19-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse has announced Marsha Mason has joined the cast of its new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Mason, who is currently directing the Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two that begins performances tonight, will play the role of the mysterious Helga Ten Dorp. The full cast and creative team will be announced shortly for the comedy thriller that begins performances Thursday, June 19. (more...)

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