Ben Horner News

Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

In response to popular demand and one week before performances begin, Soho Rep. extends the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, to May 24. Performances of An Octoroon will now take place April 23-May 24 (see schedule above) at Soho Rep. Critics are welcome as of Wednesday, April 30 for an official opening of Sunday, May 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Chris Myers & Zoe Winters Join Cast of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON at Soho Rep,4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Soho Rep. announces final casting for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate recently opened at Signature Theatre and continues through April 6. (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Cast for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON, Running 4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Soho Rep. announces casting and performance dates for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate makes its New York premiere February 25-April 6 at Signature Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Ethan Hawke Led MACBETH Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

The production, which features a cast of 27, plays its final performance today, after 30 previews and 60 performances. The show began previews on October 25th, and opened on November 21. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Ethan Hawke Talks Bringing Shakespeare to the Stage on MSNBC's MORNING JOE
by Stage Tube - Jan 03, 2014

Actor Ethan Hawke, currently starring in Broadway's MACBETH at Lincoln Center, stopped by MSNBC's MORNING JOE today, Jan. 3. In the interview below, check out what he had to say about what it takes to bring Shakespeare to the stage, as well as his upcoming film BEFORE MIDNIGHT. (more...)

VIDEO: MACBETH's Ethan Hawke Compares Shakespeare to Rap Music on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2013

Actor Ethan Hawke, currently starring on Broadway in MACBETH, stopped by the fourth hour of NBC's TODAY to talk with hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda about the production. (more...)

VIDEO: Ethan Hawke Talks Playing Dead in MACBETH on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Ethan Hawke took on 'Elf' duties on this morning's TODAY on NBC as part of the show's annual toy drive. The actor spoke about his current role on Broadway in MACBETH. (more...)

Lincoln Center's MACBETH & DOMESTICATED Announce Holiday Performance Schedules
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

The following is the holiday schedule for Lincoln Center Theater's current productions of Shakespeare's MACBETH at the Vivian Beaumont Theater and DOMESTICATED at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65th Street). (more...)

MACBETH Cancels Tonight's Performance Due to Technical Glitch
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

BroadwayWorld 'Corner Table' blogger and lead critic Michael Dale wrote in his post tonight about a mishap 15 minutes into MACBETH, which led to the cancellation of the performance on Broadway this Thanksgiving eve. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ethan Hawke, Anne-Marie Duff & Cast of MACBETH Celebrate Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Nov 23, 2013

The production, which features a cast of 27, opened learlier this week, Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

Review Roundup: MACBETH Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 21, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, presents Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton,Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini,Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks, Derek Wilson, Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Ethan Hawke-Led MACBETH Opens on Broadway Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, presentsBianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks, Derek Wilson, Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which features a cast of 27, is currently in previews and will open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Ethan Hawke-Led MACBETH on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 18, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, presentsBianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks, Derek Wilson, Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which features a cast of 27, is currently in previews and will open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ethan Hawke, Anne-Marie Duff & More in MACBETH on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The production, which features a cast of 27, is currently in previews and will open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews today, October 24 and open today, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

LCT Shifts First Preview of Ethan Hawke-Led MACBETH to Oct. 25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

In order to give the production more on-stage rehearsal time, Lincoln Center Theater's production of Shakespeare's MACBETH will now begin performances this Friday, October 25 at 8pm, one night later than previously scheduled. Opening night for the production, directed by Jack O'Brien, is Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. (more...)

BWW TV: Something Wicked This Way Comes! Ethan Hawke and Company of MACBETH Meet the Press
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 05, 2013

The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang about the upcoming production. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 27 Member Company of Broadway's MACBETH Meets the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 02, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, will present Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews on Thursday, October 24 and open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets and More to Join Ethan Hawke in LCT's MACBETH; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Andre Bishop, has announced that Bianca Amato, Shirine Babb, John Patrick Doherty, Austin Durant, Richard Easton, Francesca Faridany, Stephanie Fieger, Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Ben Horner, Ruy Iskandar, Brian d'Arcy James, Byron Jennings, Aaron Krohn, Jeremiah Maestas, Christopher McHale, Jonny Orsini, Sam Poon, Triney Sandoval, Nathan Stark, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Vaill, Tyler Lansing Weaks and Derek Wilson will join Ethan Hawke and Anne-Marie Duff in its upcoming production of Shakespeare's MACBETH, directed by Jack O'Brien. The production, which will feature a cast of 27, will begin previews on Thursday, October 24 and open on Thursday, November 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

BWW Flashback: Tony Award-Winning WAR HORSE Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 06, 2013

War Horse, the 2011 Tony Award-winning Best Play and international sensation seen by more than 2 million people worldwide, will conclude its Broadway run today, January 6, 2013, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater as the longest-running, Tony Award-winning Best Play of the last decade. At time of closing, the production will have played 718 performances and 33 previews. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you through War Horse's battle onto Broadway and beyond with photos, video and more. (more...)

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