Baz Luhrmann News

Date of Birth: September 17, 1962 (54)
Birth Place: New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
Gender: Male
COME FROM AWAY, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS and More Set for Mirvish Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonCOME FROM AWAY, STRICTLY BALLROOM, MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS and More Set for Mirvish Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

David Mirvish has announced the 17 shows in the 2016 - 2017 Mirvish Theatre Season.  There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series, and seven bonus shows not on subscription. (more...)

FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE to Host Fun Festivities Before & After ShowsFOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE to Host Fun Festivities Before & After Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

From the moment audiences arrive at The Wallis, the immersive experience begins with special pre-show festivities, continuing through an exhilarating performance, and finishing with post-show gatherings that feature specially-curated entertainment. (more...)

BWW Interview: For The Record, Anderson Davis' Currently Making CRIME Pay Everywhere He CanBWW Interview: For The Record, Anderson Davis' Currently Making CRIME Pay Everywhere He Can
by Gil Kaan - Sep 19, 2016

For The Record has come a long way from their humble East Los Angeles small bar beginnings in 2010. With ongoing, full-scale productions in Las Vegas, a permanent venue on the Norwegian Cruise Line's Escape, and shows across the country; FTR has just contracted with dick clark productions and ABC to develop For The Record Live for television viewers. (more...)

T. Schreiber Theatre to Present New York Revival of THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HATT. Schreiber Theatre to Present New York Revival of THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

T. Schreiber Theatre (TST) celebrates its 48th Anniversary with the first play of their 2016-17 Season, The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The production is the first New York revival of the play since the Broadway run in 2011. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! - A PUPPET PARODY Begins Next Week Off-BroadwayTHAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! - A PUPPET PARODY Begins Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

As previously announced, Drama Desk nominee Jonathan Rockefeller debuts a brand new tribute show entitled That Golden Girls Show! - A Puppet Parody that will have its world premiere in NYC. (more...)

HAMILTON's Thomas Kail and Jeffrey Seller Set for Panel at EXPO CHICAGOHAMILTON's Thomas Kail and Jeffrey Seller Set for Panel at EXPO CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, and Project& present "An Open Conversation: Social Aesthetics Broadway, Culture and Social Impact" with creative team members of the Broadway musical Hamilton. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Producer Jeffrey Seller Explains the Future of StorytellingSTAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Producer Jeffrey Seller Explains the Future of Storytelling
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Jeffrey Seller believes there are ways in which the digital age falls short. For him, the experience of live theater fulfills a deep visceral need for live storytelling in a way that cannot be replaced. (more...)

The McKittrick's Supercinema Parties to Channel CLUE, Tim Burton & MOULIN ROUGEThe McKittrick's Supercinema Parties to Channel CLUE, Tim Burton & MOULIN ROUGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

New York's most dynamic dance party, Supercinema, announces its next wave of film-inspired costume parties hosted by The McKittrick Hotel (530 W 27th Street, New York, NY), home of the immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More. (more...)

T. Schreiber Theater Announces 2016-17 SeasonT. Schreiber Theater Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

T. Schreiber Theatre, under the direction of Terry Schreiber and Peter Jensen, celebrates its 48th season with an eclectic mix of established plays and new works. The season opens with the New York revival of Stephen Adly Guirgis play The Motherf**ker with the Hat directed by Peter Jensen, which premiered on Broadway in 2011 and was nominated for 6 Tony awards. The season also includes Schreiber Shorts, an Evening Of One-Act Plays to feature 8 new works. Founder Terry Schreiber will direct the spring production, Loose Ends, the well known drama by Michael Weller. The season will culminate with the New Works Project, directed by Jake Turner, which will showcase a workshop production of one full length play. The season will be produced in full by Halle Morse, T. Schreiber's recently appointed Producing Director. (more...)

Tom Dickins & Co. Present ROMEO & JULIET (VOL 1)Tom Dickins & Co. Present ROMEO & JULIET (VOL 1)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

The Cardigans. Radiohead. Everclear. Garbage. Desree's one good song. Butthole Surfers. The kid with that voice. Other songs you somehow knew all the words to. It's been 20 years since Baz Luhrmann turned the greatest love story ever told into the greatest soundtrack ever sold. So Tom Dickins & Co are throwing a party and you're invited. (more...)

Katherine Parkinson, Steve Pemberton and Ralf Little Lead DEAD FUNNY Revival at Vaudeville TheatreKatherine Parkinson, Steve Pemberton and Ralf Little Lead DEAD FUNNY Revival at Vaudeville Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 9, 2016

Terry Johnson's "Painfully funny and funnily painful" (The Times) comedy, DEAD FUNNY, returns for a strictly limited season at the Vaudeville Theatre this autumn with Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, In The Club, Humans), Steve Pemberton (The League of Gentleman, Benidorm, Whitechapel), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, The Cafe), Emily Berrington (The Inbetweeners 2, Humans, 24) and Rufus Jones (W1A, Hunderby, The Casual Vacancy).  (more...)

Gunning for a Groom! MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL to Premiere in Sydney Next Year with New TunesGunning for a Groom! MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL to Premiere in Sydney Next Year with New Tunes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

In Muriel's Wedding The Musical, Muriel Heslop is back! And this time she's singing. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/30/2016 - 9/6/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 8/30/2016 - 9/6/2016
by - Sep 6, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/30/2016 - 9/6/2016. (more...)

ABC and Dick Clark Productions Partner to Present FOR THE RECORD: LIVE!ABC and Dick Clark Productions Partner to Present FOR THE RECORD: LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

According to Variety, ABC and Dick Clark Productions are partnering to create a live, televised version of the popular For the Record, an immersive production that celebrates the soundtracks of legendary filmmakers in a live theatrical experience. The production has gained a large cult following in L.A and the growth of the production seen since it opened in an East Hollywood bar in 2010, combined with the surge in popularity of live TV musicals, has inspired the team to create a film version of the event. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/2/2016 - The Public's TWELFTH NIGHT Musical and More!Broadway AM Report, 9/2/2016 - The Public's TWELFTH NIGHT Musical and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 2, 2016

This weekend's big news: The Public's free musical adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT runs this weekend! And a Happy Labor Day to all! (more...)

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL - Announcing the Stage Adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's Iconic FilmMOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL - Announcing the Stage Adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's Iconic Film
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film Moulin Rouge! will come to the theatrical stage as a new musical with a book by John Logan, directed by Alex Timbers. Developmental work on the show is underway, and a production time-line and opening venue will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Breaking News: Baz Luhrmann's MOULIN ROUGE Headed to the Stage as a Musical with John Logan & Alex TimbersBreaking News: Baz Luhrmann's MOULIN ROUGE Headed to the Stage as a Musical with John Logan & Alex Timbers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

This just in! Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, has announced that Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film Moulin Rouge! will come to the theatrical stage as a new musical with a book by John Logan, directed by Alex Timbers. (more...)

BREAKING BARD Series to Celebrate Shakespeare on Film at MoMA This OctoberBREAKING BARD Series to Celebrate Shakespeare on Film at MoMA This October
by Movies News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Four hundred years after the death of William Shakespeare, The Museum of Modern Art will screen 21 films based on his iconic writings in Breaking Bard: Shakespeare on Film, October 12-24 in The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters. (more...)

Carmen Cusack and John Lloyd Young Join The Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE at The WallisCarmen Cusack and John Lloyd Young Join The Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE at The Wallis
by Nora Dominick - Aug 26, 2016

Revolutionizing the live musical theater experience, the acclaimed company For The Record makes its triumphant return to Los Angeles in a new production, For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem. This new show will bring the legendary filmmaker's soundtracks to life in a new generation cabaret from September 21 through October 16 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem is co-produced by The Wallis and Ad Astra Live, and is made possible by the generous support of David C. Bohnett. (more...)

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