Alan Rickman News

Date of Birth: February 21, 1946 (69)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
SEMINAR Opens 2/19 at TheatreWorks New MilfordSEMINAR Opens 2/19 at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

On Friday, February 19, TheatreWorks New Milford will kick off its 2016 main stage season with the contemporary comedy Seminar by Pulitzer Prize-nominee Theresa Rebeck. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. on a four-week run. (more...)

'LADY DAY' & More Set for Dorset Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 Season'LADY DAY' & More Set for Dorset Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Building upon their continued reputation as a theatre where audiences can expect the unexpected, Dorset Theatre Festival's 2016 summer season will feature a historic collaboration with Vermont's Weston Playhouse and Northern Stage, a World Premiere by acclaimed playwright Theresa Rebeck, a Regional Premiere by award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl, and an exciting revival of Broadway's recent Tony Award-winner Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, featuring the life and music of jazz-icon Billie Holiday. (more...)

VIDEO: Voice of Alan Rickman Featured in All-New ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS TeaserVIDEO: Voice of Alan Rickman Featured in All-New ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Teaser
by Movies News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Disney has just released a new teaser on Twitter for ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, featuring the voice of the late actor Alan Rickman in the role of the Blue Caterpillar. (more...)

Susan Lucci & Liza Huber to Co-Host 15th Annual Women Who Care AwardsSusan Lucci & Liza Huber to Co-Host 15th Annual Women Who Care Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCP of NYC), and Loreen Arbus, Founder & Chair of Women Who Care, announced today that Susan Lucci, now in her fourth season as star of the hit series "Devious Maids," Emmy award-winning actress from "All My Children," and New York Times best-selling author, will return for the fourth consecutive year as host of The 15th Annual Women Who Care Awards Luncheon. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Chambers & Charlotte Richie on PRIVATE LIVESBWW Interview: Tom Chambers & Charlotte Richie on PRIVATE LIVES
by Jenny Ell - Jan 24, 2016

BWW:UK caught up with the stars of Private Lives, Tom Chambers and Charlotte Richie at the start of their UK tour. (more...)

BWW Review: FAC's BUYER & CELLAR and the Allure of CelebrityBWW Review: FAC's BUYER & CELLAR and the Allure of Celebrity
by Christi Esterle - Jan 17, 2016

The opening night performance of Fine Arts Center's Buyer & Cellar comes at the conclusion of a week that saw several public figures pass from this life, including iconic performers David Bowie and Alan Rickman. For the past several days, social media has been filled with people expressing sorrow and fond memories for people that, in the most part, they had never actually met. Such is the power of celebrity, to create the illusion of connection and intimacy with a remote star. (more...)

Harry Potter's Sean Biggerstaff Shares Childhood Remembrance of Alan RickmanHarry Potter's Sean Biggerstaff Shares Childhood Remembrance of Alan Rickman
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

The world-famous star was a friend and mentor to him for twenty years, (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert 'Heartsick' Over Loss of Alan Rickman & David BowieVIDEO: Stephen Colbert 'Heartsick' Over Loss of Alan Rickman & David Bowie
by - Jan 15, 2016

The news of the deaths of both David Bowie and Alan Rickman have left Stephen Colbert reeling. "It's been a hard week of losing iconic British artists," said the host at the top of the show. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Remember Alan Rickman This WeekendTHEATER TALK to Remember Alan Rickman This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

THEATER TALK remembers actor Alan Rickman -- who died this week at age 69 -- with CUNY TV rebroadcasts of a 2012 interview about Theresa Rebeck's play SEMINAR, in which the actor starred at the Golden Theatre. (more...)

VIDEOS:  Alan Rickman on Broadway; a Sexual Predator, a Befuddled Divorcee and a Jaded NovelistVIDEOS: Alan Rickman on Broadway; a Sexual Predator, a Befuddled Divorcee and a Jaded Novelist
by Michael Dale - Jan 14, 2016

His Broadway debut was as an unknown but streets were jammed with fans the last time he came to call. (more...)

Daniel Radcliffe & J.K. Rowling Pay Tribute to HARRY POTTER Star Alan RickmanDaniel Radcliffe & J.K. Rowling Pay Tribute to HARRY POTTER Star Alan Rickman
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe took to social media to express their grief over the passing of HARRY POTTER star Alan Rickman. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/14/2016 - NOISES OFF Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/14/2016 - NOISES OFF Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 14, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Roundabout's NOISES OFF, starring Megan Hilty and more, opens tonight on Broadway, and a starry cast†leads industry readings of DEATH - THE MUSICAL this week! (more...)

Star of Stage and Screen Alan Rickman Dies at 69Star of Stage and Screen Alan Rickman Dies at 69
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

British actor and filmmaker Alan Rickman has passed away†at the age of 69. (more...)

BWW Review: SEMINAR is Snappy, Sassy, and SmartBWW Review: SEMINAR is Snappy, Sassy, and Smart
by Jason Carlos - Nov 20, 2015

Theresa Rebeck's ambitious comedy, SEMINAR tells the story of four young writers who learn that sometimes the truth hurts after they hire Leonard, a famous novelist to mentor them for a 10-week master class. Rebeck is best known as the creator of the beloved television series Smash, and previous theatre works that include Dead Accounts and Mauritius. (more...)

SEMINAR Begins Tonight at the Panasonic TheatreSEMINAR Begins Tonight at the Panasonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

David Mirvish†is pleased to present Pulitzer Prize-nominee†Theresa Rebeck's comedy†SEMINAR,†a sparkling cocktail of ambition, power and lust-and one with an unexpected kick. Fresh from his his role in the celebrated new film†ROOM†(winner of the People's Choice Award at TIFF and considered a frontrunner for the Oscars),†Stratford Shakespeare Festival†Tom McCamus†stars in†SEMINAR†. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

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VIDEO: Watch First Trailer for Disney's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASSVIDEO: Watch First Trailer for Disney's ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Below, watch Alice return to the whimsical world of Underland and travel back in time to save the Mad Hatter in the new ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS teaser trailer! (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Extends Jo'Burg Season at Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Theatre Due to Public DemandSWEENEY TODD Extends Jo'Burg Season at Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Theatre Due to Public Demand
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Pieter Toerien and KickstArt extend Stephen Sondheim's iconic musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Theatre to 13 December. (more...)

SEMINAR Begins 11/14 at the Panasonic TheatreSEMINAR Begins 11/14 at the Panasonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

David Mirvish†is pleased to present Pulitzer Prize-nominee†Theresa Rebeck's comedy†SEMINAR,†a sparkling cocktail of ambition, power and lust-and one with an unexpected kick. Fresh from his his role in the celebrated new film†ROOM†(winner of the People's Choice Award at TIFF and considered a frontrunner for the Oscars),†Stratford Shakespeare Festival†Tom McCamus†stars in†SEMINAR†. (more...)

Seattle Rep Welcomes Braden Abraham as Artistic DirectorSeattle Rep Welcomes Braden Abraham as Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Seattle Repertory Theatre's Board of Trustees announced today that Braden Abraham has been appointed as the official artistic head of Seattle Repertory Theatre, effective immediately. (more...)

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