Albert Finney News

Date of Birth: May 09, 1936 (80)
Birth Place: Salford, Manchester, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
VIDEO: Cobie Smulders Talks 'High Brow' British Accent in Broadway's PRESENT LAUGHTERVIDEO: Cobie Smulders Talks 'High Brow' British Accent in Broadway's PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Cobie Smulders stopped by this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY to talk about making her Broadway debut and speaking a fake British accent in Noel Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTER. (more...)

Madeleine Haynes, Lola Moxom, and Ruby Stokes to Star in West End Production of ANNIEMadeleine Haynes, Lola Moxom, and Ruby Stokes to Star in West End Production of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Rehearsals began today (24 April 2017) for the West End production of Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre. Joining the previously announced Miranda Hart who will play Miss Hannigan are Alex Bourne as Daddy Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily. (more...)

Roy Mitchell's CARE Revived with an Ethnically Diverse Cast at the CourtyardRoy Mitchell's CARE Revived with an Ethnically Diverse Cast at the Courtyard
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The Angus Mackay Foundation is proud to present the revival of Care by Roy Mitchell (co-creator of New Tricks), originally presented at the Royal Court Upstairs, which has been revived with an ethnically diverse cast.  (more...)

Ophelia's Jump to Present ORPHANS by Kyle KesslerOphelia's Jump to Present ORPHANS by Kyle Kessler
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Ophelia's Jump Productions announces the third production of their fifth season with Orphans, the award-winning play by Lyle Kessler. (more...)

Planet Connections' 2017 Playwrights for a Cause Honors the NYCLU in JulyPlanet Connections' 2017 Playwrights for a Cause Honors the NYCLU in July
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Founded and curated by Glory Kadigan, the annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit, hosted by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, addresses powerful social and topical issues in our society through the works of prominent playwrights. This year, the event will be Sunday, July 23, and will benefit the New York Civil Liberties Union with 'The Protest Plays,' stories of standing up to injustice written by celebrated authors, CATHERINE FILLOUX, LYLE KESSLER, JOSE RIVERA, and REGINA TAYLOR. (more...)

Such Fun! Book Now To See Miranda Hart In ANNIESuch Fun! Book Now To See Miranda Hart In ANNIE
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2017

Multi-award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart will make her West End Theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie opening in the West End in May 2017. Previews at the Piccadilly Theatre will begin on 23 May 2017 with opening night on 5 June 2017. The production, directed by Nikolai Foster, will be produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian. Further casting will be announced shortly. Book tickets now from £26 (more...)

Agatha Christie Classic MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS on 'Track' for Broadway?Agatha Christie Classic MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS on 'Track' for Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

As BWW announced last month, New Jersey's McCarter Theatre Center announced the World Premiere production of Ken Ludwig's adaptation of Agatha Christie's mystery masterpiece, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, running March 14 - April 2, 2017. (more...)

Miranda Hart To Make West End Stage Debut As Miss Hannigan In ANNIEMiranda Hart To Make West End Stage Debut As Miss Hannigan In ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart, will make her West End Theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie opening in the West End in May 2017.  Previews at the Piccadilly Theatre will begin on 23 May 2017 with opening night on 5 June 2017. (more...)

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPSWallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The brilliant theatricality of Kneehigh, the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company, will be on display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts once again when 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips has its Los Angeles premiere.  Based on the beloved book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, 946 explores everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings in this tender musical tale of love and war. Adapted by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, who also directs, 946 is a Kneehigh production presented in association with Birmingham Repertory and Berkeley Repertory Theatres. Performances begin February 9 with the opening on February 10. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: PRESENT LAUGHTER, Starring Kevin KlineUp on the Marquee: PRESENT LAUGHTER, Starring Kevin Kline
by Walter McBride - Jan 19, 2017

Academy Award and two-time Tony Award® winner Kevin Kline will make his long awaited return to the Broadway stage, following a decade-long absence, to star in Noel Coward's uproarious comedy, Present Laughter. Directed by Tony Award-nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, this strictly limited engagement will mark Mr. Kline's return to Broadway's St. James Theatre, the site of his first Tony Award-winning turn in On the Twentieth Century. Opening night is set for Wednesday, April 5. (more...)

Last Chance to See THE DRESSER by Ronald Harwood at the Duke of York's TheatreLast Chance to See THE DRESSER by Ronald Harwood at the Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Audiences have only six weeks left to see the critically acclaimed West End production of Sir Ronald Harwood's The Dresser which brings together a multi award-winning cast and creative team in a five-star revival. (more...)

Emma Rice and Michael Morpurgo's '946' to Make American Premiere at Berkeley RepEmma Rice and Michael Morpurgo's '946' to Make American Premiere at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Berkeley Rep today announced the American premiere of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips adapted by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse) and Emma Rice, with Rice also directing. (more...)

Peter Shaffer's EQUUS to Make Theatre Rhinoceros Debut This FallPeter Shaffer's EQUUS to Make Theatre Rhinoceros Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

EQUUS by Peter Shaffer will have its Theatre Rhinoceros premiere for a limited engagement - 17 performances only - 3 weeks! The show plays Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2016. (more...)

Gwen Taylor to Lead All-Star Cast in NIGHT MUST FALL at Belgrade TheatreGwen Taylor to Lead All-Star Cast in NIGHT MUST FALL at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

An all-star cast is set to visit the Belgrade Theatre this autumn in Emlyn William's psychological thriller, Night Must Fall. (more...)

Breaking News: Kevin Kline Will Return to Broadway Next Year in PRESENT LAUGHTERBreaking News: Kevin Kline Will Return to Broadway Next Year in PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Back in February, BroadwayWorld reported that stage and screen star Kevin Kline would star in The Acting Company's reading presentation of Noel Coward's charming comedy PRESENT LAUGHTER. Now he's taking the show to Broadway, according to the New York Times.   (more...)

Starry NIGHT MUST FALL to Visit Exeter Northcott Theatre This OctoberStarry NIGHT MUST FALL to Visit Exeter Northcott Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

An all-star cast will visit Exeter Northcott Theatre in October in the psychological thriller, Night Must Must Fall. (more...)

Gwen Taylor to Lead All-Star Cast in NIGHT MUST FALL at Belgrade TheatreGwen Taylor to Lead All-Star Cast in NIGHT MUST FALL at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

An all-star cast is set to visit the Belgrade Theatre this autumn in Emlyn William's psychological thriller, Night Must Fall. (more...)

Celebrate Shakespeare at the National Theatre - Free App for iPad and iPhone!Celebrate Shakespeare at the National Theatre - Free App for iPad and iPhone!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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BWW Interview: The Original Tom Jones Still Improving on His THE FANTASTICKS 50+ Years LaterBWW Interview: The Original Tom Jones Still Improving on His THE FANTASTICKS 50+ Years Later
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2016

The latest production of the classic THE FANTASTICKS arrived at The Pasadena Playhouse September 6, 2016, directed by Seema Sueko. With the book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, THE FANTASTICKS was awarded the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre in 1991, in its 33rd year of its 42-year Off-Broadway run (17,162 performances!). (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr. to Board Kenneth Branagh's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Remake?Leslie Odom Jr. to Board Kenneth Branagh's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Remake?
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Leslie Odom Jr. is certainly keeping busy after his Tony-winning run on Broadway in HAMILTON. Variety writes that the actor is in talks to join Kenneth Branagh's new big screen adaptation of Agatha Christie's iconic detective novel MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. (more...)

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