Bill Irwin News

Date Of Birth:
April 11, 1950 (64)
Birth Place:
Santa Monica, CA, USA
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DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Friday May 29, 2009 - Nathan Lane & Bill Irwin
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2009


Photo Coverage: Roundabout's New Off-Broadway Musical 'TIN PAN ALLEY RAG' Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - May 24, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the New York premiere of the new musical The Tin Pan Alley Rag, written by Mark Saltzman, with Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin & Scott Joplin, directed by Stafford Arima. (more...)

GOLDEN AGE, HUMOR ABUSE & More Set For PTC 2009-2010 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces its 2009-2010 mainstage season, highlighted by a world premiere by Terrence McNally, a Tony Award-winning musical and a pre-Broadway production. Expanding to a five-play series, the season features the world premiere of Terrence McNally's Golden Age, the six-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel, Lorenzo Pisoni's multi-award winner Humor Abuse, August Wilson's first major play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, the dark comedy thriller Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck, and a special summer comedy revue, City of Nutterly Love: Funny as Bell!, co-produced with Chicago's The Second City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2009 Drama Desk Awards Arrivals Part 2
by Linda Lenzi - May 18, 2009

The 54th Annual Drama Desk Awards were held, Sunday, May 17, 2009 in the LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center. Drama Desk nominees received their official Nomination Certificates at a cocktail reception on Friday, May 1st at Il Bastardo restaurant, 191 Seventh Avenue (between 21st and 22nd Streets). (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Is Nolan Gerard Funk 'BIRDIE' Bound for Roundabout?
by Rialto Chatter - May 18, 2009

'Queen of All Media' Perez Hilton has let slip on his twitter that sources have revealed to him the news that Nolan Gerard Funk, the star of the Nickelodeon movie 'Spectacular!' has won a role in Roundabout's upcoming production of 'Bye Bye Birdie'. The next question is, has he been cast as Hugo Peabody or Conrad Birdie? As a budding teen idol, he could essay both characters will relative ease. There has been no official casting confirmations regarding those roles as of yet. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Drama League Awards-The Men
by Walter McBride - May 16, 2009

The 75th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon took place today Friday, May 15, 2009 in the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square (1535 Broadway at 46th Street). The event was co-hosted by Jeremy Irons (Impressionism) and Cynthia Nixon (Distracted). (more...)

Mary Bond Davis To Appear At The After Party Tonight 5/15 At Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2009

Tonight May 15th THE AFTER PARTY is thrilled to welcome Broadway's MARY BOND DAVIS with Professor RAY FELLMAN at the piano! (more...)

GODOT'S Lane & Goodman Guest On Live With Regis & Kelly & Late Show 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2009

Tomorrow, Friday May 15, Waiting for Godot stars Nathan Lane and John Goodman will appear on ABC's 'Live with Regis and Kelly' and CBS' 'Late Show with David Letterman.' Tune in to watch Nathan Lane on 'Regis and Kelly' between 9:00AM-10:00AM on channel 7. John Goodman will be interviewed on 'Late Show with David Letterman,' between 11:35PM-12:35AM on channel 2. (more...)

Early & Blake Join Neighborhood Playhouse's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, Opens 7/9
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2009

Kathleen Early* will step into the iconic role of Maggie the Cat' Pollitt in the Los Angeles revival of Tennessee Williams's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at the Neighborhood Playhouse, running July 9-26. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Leads 2008-09 Outer Critics Circle Winners With 7, SHREK Follows with 4
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2009

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for all media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2008-09 season in 23 categories. (more...)

A.C.T. Grants Honorary MFA Degrees To Tracy Chapman & John Guare 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2009

A.C.T. Conservatory Director Melissa Smith announced today that honorary master of fine arts degrees will be conferred upon Grammy Award-winning musician Tracy Chapman and master playwright John Guare. (more...)

3rd Annual New 42nd Street Follies Held 5/11, Hosted By Bill Irwin
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2009

The New 42nd Street announced today that its 3rd Annual New 42 Follies benefit will be hosted this year by Tony AwardŽ winner Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). The May 11 gala will honor Marian S. Heiskell, founding Chairman of The New 42nd Street Board of Directors and long-time arts advocate for the City and State of New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: Barrow Group's Celebrity Doodles Gala Honoring Lane, Ivey, Dine
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2009

The Barrow Group Theatre Company presented its 15th Annual Celebrity Doodles Auction & Gala on Monday, May 4th, 2009. Each year celebrities donate their artwork, or doodles, that are auctioned off in this annual fundraiser, at which The Barrow Group also honors individuals for their service to the arts and TBG. This year's honorees include Tony Award Winners Nathan Lane and Judith Ivey and arts advocate Jeff Dine. (more...)

12 Choreographers Announced For The A.W.A.R.D Show 2009 9/4-9/19
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2009

The Joyce Theater Foundation (New York), in association with the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and On the Boards (Seattle), is pleased to announce the 12 choreographers in each of the four cities who will participate in The A.W.A.R.D Show! 2009. The 48 participants were selected from a total of 218 applicants from across the country; one from each city will take home a $10,000 award to use toward the creation of a new dance work. (more...)

BWW WEST END: WAITING FOR GODOT Opens at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 08, 2009

Sean Mathias directs Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot which is his first production as Artistic Director of the 2009 Theatre Royal Haymarket Company officially opened on Wednesday, May 6th. (more...)

Irwin, Alexander, Nixon, Lansbury, Rush Set For Working In Theater, Air 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2009

The American Theatre Wing has announced its newest episode of its popular 'Working in the Theater' series, titled 'At Work and Play: Lead Actors 2009.' This special episode, celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the series, features Jane Alexander, Bill Irwin, Angela Lansbury, Cynthia Nixon, and Geoffrey Rush. (more...)

Beth Leavel, Paulo Szot & More To Perform At New 42nd St Follies Benefit 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2009

The New 42nd Street announced today that its 3rd Annual New 42 Follies benefit will be hosted this year by Tony AwardŽ winner Bill Irwin. The May 11 gala will honor Marian S. Heiskell, founding Chairman of The New 42nd Street Board of Directors and long-time arts advocate for the City and State of New York. (more...)

3rd Annual New 42nd Street Follies Held 5/11, Hosted By Bill Irwin
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2009

The New 42nd Street announced today that its 3rd Annual New 42 Follies benefit will be hosted this year by Tony AwardŽ winner Bill Irwin (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). The May 11 gala will honor Marian S. Heiskell, founding Chairman of The New 42nd Street Board of Directors and long-time arts advocate for the City and State of New York. (more...)

Vanity Fair Celebrates Broadway In Their June 2009 Issue, Issue Hits Stands 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2009

For the June 2009 issue, Vanity Fair gathered 25 acclaimed Broadway stars of stage and screen for an original portrait taken by famed photographer Mark Seliger. The actors featured are now appearing on the New York stage in some of the hottest Broadway plays of the spring season. (more...)

WAITING FOR GODOT's Lane & Irwin Talk 'Existentially' to NY Post
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2009

Waiting for Godot stars Nathan Lane and Bill Irwin are featured in The New York Post discussing the art of performing the Samuel Beckett classic. (more...)

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