Bill Murray News

Win the 'Ultimate Tony Awards Experience' with Prizeo SweepstakesWin the 'Ultimate Tony Awards Experience' with Prizeo Sweepstakes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Prizeo, the online giving platform that democratizes giving at any income level, announced today that they will partner with the 71st Annual Tony Awards, to host a special sweepstakes that will give one lucky winner the chance at the Ultimate Tony Awards Experience. (more...)

Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Reunite for New Netflix Comedy THE WEEK OFAdam Sandler and Chris Rock Reunite for New Netflix Comedy THE WEEK OF
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Netflix announced today that comedy icons Adam Sandler and Chris Rock will reunite to star in a new Netflix original film set to begin production in Long Island, New York this summer. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl and More to Stop by THEATER TALK This WeekGROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl and More to Stop by THEATER TALK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

This week THEATER TALK welcomes key talents behind the new hit musical Groundhog Day - actor Andy Karl, director Matthew Warchus, and librettist Danny Rubin, who also was the screenwriter of the classic 1993 film starring Bill Murray. (more...)

Listen to It on Repeat! GROUNDHOG DAY Original Broadway Cast Recording Drops on Digital TodayListen to It on Repeat! GROUNDHOG DAY Original Broadway Cast Recording Drops on Digital Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Masterworks Broadway and Broadway Records have announced the release of Groundhog Day The Musical - Original Broadway Cast Recording. Produced by Chris Nightingale, Tim Minchin, and Michael Croiter, the album is available digitally beginning today, April 21, and on CD May 12. (more...)

Bill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie HallBill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A new collaboration between actor Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler comes to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8pm, presented by Dorn Music. (more...)

Review Roundup: There Will Be Sun! GROUNDHOG DAY- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: There Will Be Sun! GROUNDHOG DAY- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 17, 2017

Groundhog Day, the Olivier Award-winning new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchinand a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus, opens tonight, Monday April 17, on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Performances began on March 16. (more...)

New Musical SWEETEE, Set in '30s Depression-Era South, to Arrive Off-BroadwayNew Musical SWEETEE, Set in '30s Depression-Era South, to Arrive Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

SWEETEE (www.SweeteeTheMusical.com) a new American musical with book, music and lyrics by Gail Kriegel (Home Front, Seven) and directed and choreographed by five-time Tony  nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Patricia Birch (Broadway: Grease, Candide, Parade) will play at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) for a limited engagement from May 21st - June 18th. (more...)

Sharon Stone to Be Honored With The Icon Award at 2017 Women's Choice Award ShowSharon Stone to Be Honored With The Icon Award at 2017 Women's Choice Award Show
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

The WOMEN'S CHOICE AWARD SHOW announced today that Oscar nominated actress, producer, director, writer and humanitarian Sharon Stone will be honored with the Icon Award for her lifetime achievement in film and passionate activism to make the world a better place. (more...)

South Orange Performing Arts Center Welcomes The Second CitySouth Orange Performing Arts Center Welcomes The Second City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

On May 12, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater returns to South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ at 8 p.m. with "We're All In This Room Together." Full of the live and in-your-face entertainment Netflix can't provide, this must-attend show features improvised comedy, audience interaction, and of-the-moment sketches and songs from The Second City made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more. Never the same show twice, join us in the "Room" where it happens during this special one-night engagement. (more...)

The Second City Invites You To Play with Them in HollandThe Second City Invites You To Play with Them in Holland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Tulip Time??????? Festival (www.tuliptime.com) is pleased to announce the return of The Second City to Tulip Time on Saturday, May 13 at 8p. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rheaume Crenshaw's GROUNDHOG DAY MarathonBWW Interview: Rheaume Crenshaw's GROUNDHOG DAY Marathon
by Naomi Serviss - Apr 3, 2017

The Broadway adaptation of the film about a recurring day in Punxsutawney is a blur of clever set changes and a virtual obstacle course for the cast. (more...)

Cary Elwes and Matthew Modine to Star in World War II Drama BURNING AT BOTH ENDSCary Elwes and Matthew Modine to Star in World War II Drama BURNING AT BOTH ENDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Cary Elwes and Matthew Modine are starring in the World War II drama BURNING AT BOTH ENDS for Slingshot Ltd., as the opening project for the newly created Los Angeles-based production company.  (more...)

From Screen to Stage - An In-Depth Look at Broadway's Latest AdaptationsFrom Screen to Stage - An In-Depth Look at Broadway's Latest Adaptations
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 1, 2017

Whether they will earn rave reviews from critics and audiences alike remains to be seen, but today BWW takes an in-depth look at this season's screen-to-stage offerings. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY Sets Rush, Lottery Policies Before Starting Broadway Time Loop Tomorrow; Plus Album Details!GROUNDHOG DAY Sets Rush, Lottery Policies Before Starting Broadway Time Loop Tomorrow; Plus Album Details!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Groundhog Day, the new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus, begins Broadway performances tomorrow night, Thursday March 16, at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Opening night is set for Monday, April 17. (more...)

BWW Review: FOREVER PLAID Hits a High Note at the LampBWW Review: FOREVER PLAID Hits a High Note at the Lamp
by Greg Kerestan - Mar 9, 2017

The classic musical/cabaret hybrid takes audiences back to a different era in both music and comedy. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY Hits the Recording Studio This Weekend; Original Broadway Cast Album Out This Spring!GROUNDHOG DAY Hits the Recording Studio This Weekend; Original Broadway Cast Album Out This Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Just announced, Masterworks Broadway and Broadway Records are partnering to release the Original Broadway Cast Album for Groundhog Day The Musical. (more...)

Elisa Guajardo Carothers Launches YOU KNOW BC AND AD, HERE IS BS!Elisa Guajardo Carothers Launches YOU KNOW BC AND AD, HERE IS BS!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Elisa Guajardo Carothers is not your typical author. She went from working as a movie extra on Bill Murray's 'Larger than Life' to studying to become a nun. Now, she writes about God, when she isn't swimming as a performing mermaid. (more...)

BWW Profile: LA LA LAND's Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Star, Emma StoneBWW Profile: LA LA LAND's Oscar-Nominated Stage and Screen Star, Emma Stone
by Jeffrey Walker - Feb 20, 2017

Emma Stone's star is on the rise. The 27-year old actress has been a sought after leading lady for several years. Her Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for the film BIRDMAN is only solidifying her reputation as one of Hollywood's most exciting young actresses of today. She recently ended her run on Broadway as the iconic Sally Bowles in the revival of CABARET, fulfilling a childhood dream. (more...)

Mike Myers to Play Chicago Improv Great Del Close on the Big ScreenMike Myers to Play Chicago Improv Great Del Close on the Big Screen
by Movies News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

According to the Chicago Tribune, film star and Second City alumnus Mike Myers (Austin Powers, Shrek, Wayne's World) will play improv great Del Close in a new biopic produced by the Windy City comedy institution. Myers was, fittingly, one of Close's students. (more...)

Opening Night Battles Hate with Comedy at Second City HollywoodOpening Night Battles Hate with Comedy at Second City Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Second City Hollywood is starting 2017 off combatting xenophobia, racism, and misogyny with satirical comedy. (more...)

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