Benjamin Walker News

Justin Vivan Bond, John Cameron Mitchell and Holly Hunter and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

This week, March 10-19, Joe's Pub at the Public will feature Rory O'Malley, Shannon McNally, Lera Lynn, Benjamin Walker, Mortality Play, Joey Arias Experience, An Evening with Irving Berlin, Justin Vivian Bond, Flamenco Festival 2014, Martha Graham Cracker, Sarah Kay, Banda Magda String Orchestra, Lo Jo, The Meeting with Justin Sayre, Public Forum: Tevye and Chava, Mike Daisey, Winged Victory for the Sullen, John Cameron Mitchell & Holly Hunter, and Paul Loren. Scroll down for details! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Christopher Plummer Storms The Cinema With THE TEMPEST
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 07, 2014

Today we are shining a spotlight on one of the most respected and revered stage and screen stars of the last several decades who is known the world over for not only his stirring and commanding dramatic performances and touching and rib-tickling comedies on film, but also for his iconic roles on the stage playing Shakespeare, performing in straight drama and also musicals - and, perhaps, beloved most of all for his essaying of Captain Von Trapp in the celebrated Robert Wise film adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning THE SOUND OF MUSIC - the elegant, graceful and eminently gifted Christopher Plummer. (more...)

Tony Trischka, Akiko Yano Trio, The Civilians, CMA Songwriters Series and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

This week at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, February 3 through 12th, will feature Tony Trischka, The Civilians, Akiko Yano Trio, Benjamin Walker, Dirty Bourbon River Show, Champagne Jerry, The Losers Lounge, Tori Scott, Gina Breedlove, Alexander Zhurbin, Venus & Adonis, Ari Gold and CMA Songwriters Series. Details below! (more...)

BWW Draws the Curtain on 2013: This Year's Curtain Call Highlights - Part One
by Walter McBride - Dec 27, 2013

Today, check out part one of this year's curtain call highlights 2013, and catch up on anything that you might have missed within the last 12 months! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/22- Scarlett Johansson
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2013

Happy Birthday, Scarlett Johansson! Johansson won a Tony for her Broadway debut in the Arthur Miller play A View from a Bridge opposite Liev Schreiber. Johansson was recently seen in the worldwide box office hit The Avengers. She has also recently wrapped production on the independent film Under The Skin for director Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast) playing the lead role and plays Janet Leigh in the upcoming film Hitchcock. She most recently returned to Broadway opposite Benjamin Walker in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and More Star in HBO's MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 05, 2013

HBO Films presents in association with SAF Films West MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, starring Academy Award(R) winner Christopher Plummer ('Beginners'), Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') and Benjamin Walker ('Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'); directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears ('The Queen') from a script by Shawn Slovo ('A World Apart'); and executive produced by Emmy(R) winner Frank Doelger (HBO's 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Gathering Storm'), Emmy(R) winner Tracey Scoffield (HBO's 'The Gathering Storm'), Jonathan Cameron and Stephen Frears. (more...)

BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Sheet Music Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

The sheet music from 2011 Tony-nominated Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, is now available exclusively at NewMusicalTheatre.com. (more...)

Production Now Underway for Ron Howard's Maritime Action Adventure HEART OF THE SEA
by Movies News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Production is now underway in the UK on the action adventure “Heart of the Sea.” Oscar winner Ron Howard (“A Beautiful Mind”) directs from a script by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Christopher Plummer, Benjamin Walker Star in HBO's 'MUHAMMAD ALI' Biopic
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

HBO Films new drama Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight from director Stephen Frears is coming to the cable network on Saturday, October 5th at 8 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST's Opening Night in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 13, 2013

The Public Theater's production of the new musical LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, the second show of The Public's 2013 free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte, recently began previews on July 23. Directed by Alex Timbers, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST features songs by Michael Friedman with book adaptation by Timbers and will run through Sunday, August 18, and opened last night, August 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and More Star in HBO's MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, to Air 10/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

HBO Films presents in association with SAF Films West MUHAMMAD ALI'S GREATEST FIGHT, starring Academy Award(R) winner Christopher Plummer ('Beginners'), Academy Award(R) nominee Frank Langella ('Frost/Nixon') and Benjamin Walker ('Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'); directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Stephen Frears ('The Queen') from a script by Shawn Slovo ('A World Apart'); and executive produced by Emmy(R) winner Frank Doelger (HBO's 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Gathering Storm'), Emmy(R) winner Tracey Scoffield (HBO's 'The Gathering Storm'), Jonathan Cameron and Stephen Frears. (more...)

In Conversation With Christopher Plummer & First Look At New HBO Film
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 18, 2013

Legendary stage and screen actor Christopher Plummer discusses his extensive career and shares candid stories from his uniquely compelling life in a new interview, as well as reveals insights into his role in the new HBO film Muhammad Ali'S GREATEST FIGHT, sharing a new clip from the highly anticipated telepic. (more...)

Walker Joins Howard's IN THE HEART OF THE SEA
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 20, 2013

Multi-talented stage and screen star Benjamin Walker joins Cillian Muphy and Chris Hemsworth in Ron Howard's new period-set feature film IN THE HEART OF THE SEA. (more...)

Great Small Works Brings 10th INTERNATIONAL TOY THEATER FESTIVAL to St. Ann's Warehouse, Now thru 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse will present a colossal celebration of tiny art, Great Small Works' Tenth International Toy Theater Festival, today, June 14-23. (more...)

Great Small Works to Bring 10th INTERNATIONAL TOY THEATER FESTIVAL to St. Ann's Warehouse, 6/14-23
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse will present a colossal celebration of tiny art, Great Small Works' Tenth International Toy Theater Festival, June 14-23. (more...)

Dominic Cooper In Talks To Join DRACULA Reboot
by Pat Cerasaro - May 09, 2013

Frequent stage and screen performer as well as MAMMA MIA! movie musical favorite Dominic Cooper apparently will continue his anamolous career trajectory with his next project, co-starring in the new big screen reboot of DRACULA. (more...)

Benjamin Walker in Talks to Join Chris Hemsworth for Ron Howard's THE HEART OF THE SEA
by Movies News Desk - May 07, 2013

According to Deadline, Ben Walker is nearing a deal to star opposite Chris Hemsworth in Ron Howard's THE HEART OF THE SEA. (more...)

2013 Tony Nominations - Who Was Snubbed!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 30, 2013

The Tony Award Nominations were just announced and we've got the complete list. Always an equally hot topic -- we've also got the complete list of who was overlooked this year. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson to Lead Luc Besson's Upcoming Action Film LUCY
by Movies News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter has announced that the stage and screen actress is in final negotiations to star in Besson's upcoming action film, titled LUCY, which he wrote and is set to direct for Universal. Johansson will take on the titular role. (more...)

Photo Flash: Milburn Stone Theatre's SPRING AWAKENING Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Tonight, April 12th, 2013 at 8pm the Milburn Stone Theatre will open the 2007 Tony award winner for best musical, Spring Awakening. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the boys of Spring Awakening below! (more...)

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