Bill Irwin News

Date Of Birth:
April 11, 1950 (64)
Birth Place:
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Gender:
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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 25-31
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 31, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end of the week fix. Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a look at the cast of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY in previews, Broadway Bares coverage, BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN - the opera , and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Karen Akers, Charles Busch & More Perform at Nightlife Benefit Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 30, 2014

Winners of the 12th Annual Nightlife Awards and Special Guest Stars joined together to celebrate New York Nightlife earlier this week at The Town Hall. Special Guest Stars included Stephanie J. Block. Tony Award Winner Bill Irwin, Tony Nominee Jason Robert Brown, Recording and Concert Artist Nellie McKay, and the show's Three-Time Emmy Award-winning host, Bruce Vilanch. broadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2014 Nightlife Awards with Stephanie J. Block, Jason Robert Brown & More
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 28, 2014

Winners of the 12th Annual Nightlife Awards and Special Guest Stars joined together to celebrate New York Nightlife on Monday, January 27th at 7 PM at The Town Hall. Special guest stars included Stephanie J. Block. Tony Award Winner Bill Irwin, Tony Nominee Jason Robert Brown, Recording and Concert Artist Nellie McKay, and the show's Three-Time Emmy Award-winning host, Bruce Vilanch. Check out a look back at the evening below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at The Nightlife Awards with Bill Irwin, KT Sullivan & More
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 28, 2014

Winners of the 12th Annual Nightlife Awards and Special Guest Stars joined together to celebrate New York Nightlife on Monday, January 27th at 7 PM at The Town Hall. Special Guest Stars included Stephanie J. Block. Tony Award Winner Bill Irwin, Tony Nominee Jason Robert Brown, Recording and Concert Artist Nellie McKay, and the show's Three-Time Emmy Award-winning host, Bruce Vilanch. Check out a look behind the scenes below! (more...)

F. Murray Abraham, Mary Testa and More Set for Classic Stage Company's BRECHT FEST, 2/3 & 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present BRECHT FEST, a special series exploring the songs, poetry and stories of Bertolt Brecht, to be presented on Monday, February 3 and Monday, February 10 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). CSC is currently presenting Brecht's A MAN'S A MAN, directed by Brian Kulick and with a new score and new songs by Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik, continuing the company's exploration of the works of Brecht, which began in 2011 with the sold-out production of Galileo and was followed by last season's The Caucasian Chalk Circle. (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER Moves to The Marsh Berkeley Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Marsh announces that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER will move to The Marsh Berkeley tonight, January 23 - March 1, 2013, following its multi-extended runs at The Marsh San Francisco. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Constellation Pulls Out the Stops with SCAPIN Thru 2/16
by Andrew White - Jan 22, 2014

With the brilliant work of Constellation Theatre, Bill Irwin's irreverent spirit is alive and well in their current production of 'Scapin,' adapted from Moliere's Les Fourberies de Scapin ('Scapin's Tricks'). It's not one of those moldy old comedies where you try to laugh like your distinguished ancestors might have laughed back in the day-It works because the production rocks, but also because the original author Moliere stole some of the best material from his stage-mates in the Italian Commedia dell' Arte, who were standup before there was standup, and whose sight gags and stock characters laid the foundation for every sitcom you love today. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/21- WAITING FOR GODOT
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2014

Today in 1957 Waiting for Godot opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 6 performances. An absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, it revolves around two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait endlessly and in vain for someone named Godot to arrive. Godot's absence, as well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many different interpretations since the play's premiere. Since its US premiere in 1956, several notable revivals have been produced, including the 1988 production featuring Robin Williams and Steve Martin, and the 2009 revival starring Nathan Lane and Bill Irwin. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block & Barbara Feldon to Appear at Nightlife Awards, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Winners of the 12th Annual Nightlife Awards and Special Guest Stars join together to celebrate New York Nightlife on Monday, January 27th at 7 PM at The Town Hall. Tony & Drama Desk Nominee STEPHANIE J. BLOCK, TV Icon BARBARA FELDON (Agent 99 on Get Smart), Nightlife Award Winner CAROLE J. BUFFORD, and Actress/Nightlife Star MAXINE LINEHAN join an already illustrious array of Special Guest Stars that includes Tony Award Winner Bill Irwin, Tony Nominee JASON ROBERT BROWN, Recording and Concert Artist NELLIE McKAY, and the show's Three-Time Emmy Award-winning host, BRUCE VILANCH! (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Wednesday, February 5, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 17, 2014

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC on Wednesday, February 5, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Today, January 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 08, 2014

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC tonight, January 8, 2014! (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Nellie McKay & More to Perform at Nightlife Awards, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Tony Award winning composer/performer Jason Robert Brown (The Bridges of Madison County, Parade), MacArthur Genius Bill Irwin (Old Hats, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), and Recording and Concert Star Nellie McKay (Old Hats, The 3 Penny Opera) have been announced as the first wave of guest stars scheduled to perform at the 2014 Nightlife Awards at The Town Hall on Monday, January 27th at 7 PM. Almost every week hereafter, more guest stars will be announced, and soon after the holidays the winners, who will perform to show why they were chosen -- will finally be announced to the public. The winners will not make acceptance speeches because the Nightlife Awards is the only All-Performance Award Show. (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Wednesday, January 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - Dec 20, 2013

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC on Wednesday, January 1, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Wednesday, January 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Dec 20, 2013

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC on Wednesday, January 8, 2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: Richard Gere, John Leguizamo and More at WYNN PLACE SHOW Book Launch
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

A book launch party for 'Wynn Place Show: A Biased History of the Rollicking Life & Extreme Times of Wynn Handman and The American Place Theatre' by Jeremy Gerard (Smith and Kraus Publishers) was held December 16, 2013 at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC. Stars attending the book launch celebration were Richard Gere, John Leguizamo and Frank Langella. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

VIDEO: First Teaser for Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

The first teaser for Christopher Nolan's upcoming film INTERSTELLAR has been revealed. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Logo Revealed for Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

The logo for Christopher Nolan's upcoming film INTERSTELLAR has been revealed on its newly-posted website. Check it out below! (more...)

Geoff Hoyle's GEEZER to Move to The Marsh Berkeley, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2013

The Marsh announces that Geoff Hoyle's hit solo show GEEZER will move to The Marsh Berkeley January 23 - March 1, 2013, following its multi-extended runs at The Marsh San Francisco. This vivid look at NOT 'going gentle into that good night' by one of the era's most acclaimed physical comedy actors will play Thursdays at 8pm and Saturdays at 5pm at The Marsh Berkeley Main Stage, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. For tickets ($25-$50), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. (more...)

Troubadour Theater's WALKIN' IN A WINTER ONE-HIT-WONDERLAND Plays Falcon Theatre, Now thru 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Falcon Theatre will present Troubadour Theater Company's Walkin' in a Winter One-Hit-Wonderland, directed by Matt Walker, the third production of the Falcon Theatre's 2013-2014 Subscription Season. (more...)

We Remember Christopher Evan Welch
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Dec 03, 2013

Todd Haimes and the entire Roundabout Theatre Company staff mourn the loss of an extraordinary talented member of our theatrical family, Christopher Evan Welch. His wit and humor were felt both on stage and off by all who experienced his work. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. (more...)

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