Bill Irwin News

Date of Birth: April 11, 1950 (66)
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA
Gender: Male
Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Bill Irwin in LARGELY NEW YORK, 1989Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Bill Irwin in LARGELY NEW YORK, 1989
by Michael Dale - May 17, 2016

Irwin received four Tony nominations in 1989 for his neo-vaudeville adventure. (more...)

BWW Interview: Dancer Phillip Attmore Takes the Stage in Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONGBWW Interview: Dancer Phillip Attmore Takes the Stage in Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG
by Bob Rizzo - May 10, 2016

The sparkling new Broadway musical Shuffle Along boasts an all-star cast and one heck of a tap-happy, super talented ensemble. Dancer Phillip Attmore is among those skillful hoofers who tear up the floor nightly at The Music Box Theatre. This guy has charisma to spare and literally bursts out of the chorus performing a rapid-fire succession of rhythm turns that are reminiscent of the dynamic tapping from the old classic movie musicals. (more...)

Bill Irwin, Christiane Noll & More Set for Town Hall's BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Series, 5/23Bill Irwin, Christiane Noll & More Set for Town Hall's BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Series, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Tony Award-winner Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf), Tony-nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) & Drama Desk Award-nominee Kerry O'Malley (Into the Woods, Irving Berlin's White Christmas) are set to appear in Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, May 23 at 8pm, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF THE 1960s. This is the 16th year of the series and additional casting will be announced shortly for 5/23. (more...)

1812 Productions to Offer Spanish-Captioned Performance of I WILL NOT GO GENTLY1812 Productions to Offer Spanish-Captioned Performance of I WILL NOT GO GENTLY
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

In an effort to open its doors to a wider audience, 1812 Productions is pleased to announce its first-ever Spanish-captioned performance. This captioned performance will take place during the current run of 1812 Productions' world premiere comedy, I Will Not Go Gently, on Wednesday, May 11th at 6:30pm at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Street, in Philadelphia. (more...)

Shaina Taub to Release SONGS FROM OLD HATS Collection Next WeekShaina Taub to Release SONGS FROM OLD HATS Collection Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Ghostlight Records will release a special EP of world-premiere recordings by acclaimed singer/songwriter SHAINA TAUB - which she wrote for and performed in the hit Off-Broadway production of Old Hats - on Friday, April 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Linney, Lois Smith & More Honor James Houghton at Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary GalaPhoto Flash: Laura Linney, Lois Smith & More Honor James Houghton at Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Signature Theatre held its Annual Gala celebration on Monday, April 18, 2016, celebrating Signature's 25th Anniversary and honoring Founding Artistic Director James Houghton's leadership of the company, on the occasion of his final season as Artistic Director. Check out photos below! (more...)

Ed Rothstein to Host The New School's (UN)SILENT FILM NIGHT, 5/13Ed Rothstein to Host The New School's (UN)SILENT FILM NIGHT, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The New School's College of Performing Arts is pleased to welcome the public for the third edition of its (Un)Silent Film Night series, in which the College of Performing Arts Theater Orchestra will perform Jazz student Nathan Kamal's original score to Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece The Birds. (more...)

Arnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the GeffenArnie Burton, Emily Robinson, Jon Tenney and Jennifer Westfeldt to Lead BIG SKY World Premiere at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Great news tonight! Geffen Playhouse has just announced a starry cast for its world premiere production of BIG SKY, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros. (more...)

Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala Celebrates James Houghton with Edward Norton & More TonightSignature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala Celebrates James Houghton with Edward Norton & More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Signature Theatre's Annual Gala celebration -- set for tonight, April 18, 2016 -- will celebrate Signature's 25th Anniversary and honor Founding Artistic Director James Houghton's leadership of the company, on the occasion of his final season as Artistic Director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Stroman & More Celebrate the New 42nd StreetPhoto Coverage: Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Stroman & More Celebrate the New 42nd Street
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 12, 2016

The New 42nd Street just hosted its annual Gala, celebrating 25 years, last night, April 11 at The New Victory Theater. The evening honored Douglas Durst, Bruce C. Ratner, Daniel R. Tishman, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman with the Marian Heiskell Award and President of The New 42nd Street, Cora Cahan, with the New Victory Arts Award. Jane and Michael Eisner served as Gala honorary chairs. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special night below! (more...)

HEAD OF PASSES, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Extends Again at the PublicHEAD OF PASSES, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Extends Again at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced an additional one-week extension today for the New York premiere of Head of Passes, part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala TonightSarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The New 42nd Street hosts its annual Gala, this year celebrating 25 years, tonight, April 11 at The New Victory Theater. The evening will honor Douglas Durst, Bruce C. Ratner, Daniel R. Tishman, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman with the Marian Heiskell Award and President of The New 42nd Street, Cora Cahan, with the New Victory Arts Award. Jane and Michael Eisner will serve as Gala honorary chairs. (more...)

Suzan-Lori Parks Named Residency One Playwright for Signature's 2016-17 SeasonSuzan-Lori Parks Named Residency One Playwright for Signature's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks will be the Residency One Playwright for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/2/2016
by - Apr 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/2/2016. (more...)

BroadwayHD to Live Stream Signature's OLD HATS This SaturdayBroadwayHD to Live Stream Signature's OLD HATS This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Following The New Group's BURIED CHILD live stream this past Wednesday, BroadwayHD will present Signature Theatre's special return engagement of OLD HATS, created and performed by Bill Irwin and David Shiner, with music and lyrics by and featuring Shaina Taub, and directed by Tina Landau, this Saturday, April 2, at 8:00 PM EDT.  (more...)

Bruno and Odiseo Bichir to Make U.S. Stage Debuts in 'eXtras' at RubiconBruno and Odiseo Bichir to Make U.S. Stage Debuts in 'eXtras' at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Following a critically hailed, highly successful extended run of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Rubicon Theatre Company continues the 2015-2016 Season with another American premiere -- eXtras by Sabina Berman. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual GalaSarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The New 42nd Street has announced that its annual Gala, this year celebrating 25 years, will be held Monday, April 11 at The New Victory Theater. The evening will honor Douglas Durst, Bruce C. Ratner, Daniel R. Tishman, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman with the Marian Heiskell Award and President of The New 42nd Street, Cora Cahan, with the New Victory Arts Award. Jane and Michael Eisner will serve as Gala honorary chairs.   (more...)

Alison Fraser, Frank Wood & More to Take Part in SIGNATURE PLAYS Series Off-BroadwayAlison Fraser, Frank Wood & More to Take Part in SIGNATURE PLAYS Series Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for Signature Plays, which revisits the work of three Legacy playwrights with Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro. Directed by Lila Neugebauer (A.R. Gurney's The Wayside Motor Inn), this trio of plays, all produced during their author's original Playwright-in-Residence season and presented together for the first time, celebrates Signature's rich and diverse history over the past quarter century. (more...)

Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala to Celebrate James Houghton with Edward Norton and MoreSignature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Gala to Celebrate James Houghton with Edward Norton and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Signature Theatre's Annual Gala celebration -- set for Monday, April 18, 2016 -- will celebrate Signature's 25th Anniversary and honor Founding Artistic Director James Houghton's leadership of the company, on the occasion of his final season as Artistic Director. (more...)

HBO to Debut CONFIRMATION, Starring Kerry Washington, 4/16HBO to Debut CONFIRMATION, Starring Kerry Washington, 4/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

HBO Films' CONFIRMATION stars Kerry Washington (Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee for “Scandal”; “Django Unchained,” “Ray”), Wendell Pierce ( (more...)

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