Barry Levinson News

Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover Headline Cast for Sci-Fi Adventure Film ANDRON
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Alec Baldwin ('The Departed,' 'Mission Impossible 5,' 'Blue Jasmine') and Danny Glover ('Lethal Weapon' series, 'Saw' 'The Color Purple') headline the cast of 'Andron' - a sci-fi, action adventure movie from AMBI Pictures Group, the movie development, finance, production and distribution group owned and run by Andrea Iervolino and Lady Monika Bacardi. (more...)

UPDATE: Shia LaBeouf Pleads Guilty to Disorderly Conduct in CABARET Meltdown Case; Ordered to Alcohol Rehab
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Shia LaBeouf has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct at a June performance of Roundabout's Cabaret at New York's Studio 54. (more...)

Photo Coverage: TIFF Presents IN CONVERSATION WITH AL PACINO
by Walter McBride - Sep 05, 2014

The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing, continuing through September 14. A total of 393 films are scheduled to be shown, including 143 world premieres. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside a conversation with film legend Al Pacino. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for THE HUMBLING, Starring Al Pacino
by Movies News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Barry Levinson's drama THE HUMBLING just released its official trailer ahead of its premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Check it out below! (more...)

CHICAGO FIRE Stars Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney to Serve as Grand Marshals for the GREAT CHICAGO FIRE FESTIVAL, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Television and film actors Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney, both stars of the hit NBC drama "Chicago Fire," will lend their heat to the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival, the free spectacle of fire on the Chicago River set to take place Saturday, October 4. The Great Chicago Fire Festival, celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the historic Great Chicago Fire of 1871, is presented by Redmoon with the City of Chicago'sDepartment of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Chicago Park District. Activity takes place between the State Street and Columbus Drive bridges in the heart of downtown beginning at 8 pm. (more...)

CHICAGO FIRE Stars to Serve as Grand Marshals of Great Chicago Fire Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Television and film actors Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney, both stars of the hit NBC drama 'Chicago Fire,' will lend their heat to the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival, the free spectacle of fire on the Chicago River set to take place Saturday, October 4. The Great Chicago Fire Festival, celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness and renewal following the historic Great Chicago Fire of 1871, is presented by Redmoon with the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and Chicago Park District. Activity takes place between the State Street and Columbus Drive bridges in the heart of downtown beginning at 8 pm. (more...)

AMBI Group, Al Pacino and Barry Levinson Awarded at Venice Film Fest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2014

AMBI Group co-founders Andrea Iervolino and Lady Monika Bacardi and Academy Award® winners Al Pacino and Barry Levinson were awarded the prestigious 'Mimmo Rotella Foundation Award' at the 71st Venice Film Festival in recognition of their work on “The Humbling,” which has its World Premiere at this year's Festival. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Richard Portnow!
by Ken Womble - Aug 29, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Richard Portnow! (more...)

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 26, 2014

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on the grandest stages in the world. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Cape May Stage to Present AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH JILL EIKENBERRY AND MICHAEL TUCKER, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Cape May Stage, South Jersey's premiere Equity theatre, will welcome back two of its favorite performers: the husband-and-wife team of Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry. Beloved by Cape May audiences, this year these stars of NBC's L.A. Law return with a double header at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse on Monday, August 18 with the first show at 7 p.m. and an encore performance at 9 p.m. (more...)

Signature Theatre to Welcome Wesley Taylor, Charlie Pollock, Natascia Diaz and More for 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Wesley Taylor will take on the iconic role of The Emcee in Signature Theatre's revival of Cabaret (April 14 - June 28, 2015). Taylor originated the roles of Franz in Rock of Ages and Lucas Beineke in The Addams Family on Broadway. He was featured on the NBC series Smash and is also the co-creator and star of the original Hulu comedy series 'It Could Be Worse.' (more...)

AMBI Distribution Hires J.J. Nugent for Beverly Hills Office
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

It was announced today that AMBI Distribution, the international sales arm of Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi's AMBI Group, has hired J.J. Nugent to work in the company's Beverly Hills office, reporting to AMBI Distribution's President Julie Sultan. (more...)

UPDATE: Shia LaBeouf Appears in Court Today for CABARET Meltdown; Plea Deal In the Works
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Shia LaBeouf appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court this morning, as a result of being charged with two counts of disorderly conduct and one count of criminal trespassing which occured during a June performance of Roundabout's CABARET (more...)

The Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Starring Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE opens at the Young Vic on Monday, July 28, with previews from tonight, July 23 and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014. Gillian Anderson is Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster is Stanley and Vanessa Kirby is Stella in Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece. (more...)

National Theatre Live Will Broadcast Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE with Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster & More this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Celebrating its 5th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the Young Vic / Joshua Andrews co-production of Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby in Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, directed by Benedict Andrews. It will be broadcast live from London's Young Vic Theatre on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

Drugs Not Involved in Shia LaBeouf Broadway Meltdown
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Today E! News reports that drugs were not involved in the incident and that the actor was apparently only under the influence of alcohol. ' (more...)

UPDATE: Shia LaBeouf Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Charges; Due Back in Court 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The actor appeared at a Manhattan court this morning and pleaded not guilty to the charges. (more...)

UPDATE: Shia LaBeouf Released from Jail Following Arraignment
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

LaBeouf has been released today from the holding cell where he spent the night following a night of disruptive behavior at Broadway's Cabaret. (more...)

Single Tickets Go on Sale July 1 for Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

On July 1, 2014, single tickets go on sale for Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season. The 2014/15 season will bring three new musicals to life in world premieres including the world premiere of the Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson penned musical adaptation of the 1982 movie Diner; Kid Victory by John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret) and Greg Pierce; and Soon by Nick Blaemire. The season begins with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George; and continues with the musical version of Sinclair Lewis's best-selling novel Elmer Gantry; the DC area premiere of Sex with Strangers by Laura Eason; a world premiere concert event Simply Sondheim celebrating the work of Stephen Sondheim; and Kander & Ebb's classic musical Cabaret. Tickets to all of these events as well as Signature's Cabaret and Holiday Follies concerts go on sale to the public July 1 at 10AM. (more...)

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