Blythe Danner News

Date Of Birth:
February 03, 1943 (71)
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender:
Female
MTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE with Blythe Danner Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, and produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse, opens tomorrow, October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Simon Jones to Join Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The producers of the North American tour of Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play, BLITHE SPIRIT announced today that Simon Jones ("Hitchhiker's Guide, The Real Thing) will return to the role of Dr Bradman, which he performed during the sold-out engagements on Broadway and London's West End. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 24, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse, is now in previews for a Thursday, October 2 opening on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

2014 LA STAGE ALLIANCE OVATION AWARDS Nominees Announced - Theatre at Boston Court Leads; Geffen, La Mirada Follow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

Theatre @ Boston Court, the Geffen and La Mirada Lead 2014 Ovation Award Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

Special Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly Bergen
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com reported yesterday the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. Today, we take a look back at photos of the star, taken by BWW's Walter McBride. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 13-19
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 19, 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 opening night of LOVE LETTERS, Barbra Streisand on Jimmy Fallon, the American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala honoring Dame Angela Lansbury, and more! (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Star in BLITHE SPIRIT at the Ahmanson, Beginning December 9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play 'Blithe Spirit' in an exciting North American tour to be launched at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Friars Club's SUNSHINE COMMITTEE ALL STAR COMEDY SHOW at The Jerry Lewis Monestery
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 18, 2014

I don't think that there has ever been a person that has been in the Friars club who has not shared a laugh or left the Monastery not smiling. That in itself is a huge accomplishment, but the Friars do so much more than entertain themselves and enjoy their camaraderie. The Friars Club's Sunshine Committee (Tom DeBow chairman) is to the Friars Club what Ronald McDonald House is to McDonald's-they bring a ray of sunshine to those who need it most! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Blythe Danner, Daniel Sunjata and More in MTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of THE COUNTRY HOUSE, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse, is now in previews for a Thursday, October 2 opening on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BLITHE SPIRIT National Tour with Angela Lansbury to Play National Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony AwardŽ-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in an exciting North American tour of Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play, BLITHE SPIRIT. The tour makes its Washington premiere Tuesday, March 17 through Sunday, March 29 at the National Theatre, where Ms. Lansbury made her first pre-Broadway stage debut nearly 58 years ago to the day in Hotel Paradiso. Tickets will go on sale Friday, October 31. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Will Bring BLITHE SPIRIT Stateside; North American Tour to Launch this Year in Los Angeles!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in an exciting North American tour of Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play, BLITHE SPIRIT. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Brings Its Magic To Movie Theaters
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 15, 2014

Today we are shining a light on this week's Fathom Events presentation of the new West End revival of Tennessee Williams's classic drama A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE starring Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster. (more...)

New Promo Photo For THE COUNTRY HOUSE Starring Blythe Danner
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 10, 2014

An appealing promo for the new Broadway production of the Donald Margulies drama THE COUNTRY HOUSE starring multi-award-winning stage and screen star Blythe Danner is now available to view along with a new promotional photo featuring the stars of the new play. (more...)

BWW Preview: Move Over GLEE, RED BAND SOCIETY, Brings New Kids To Fox
by Scott Fullerton - Sep 10, 2014

FOX Television will be airing the last 13 episodes of the popular series GLEE this Winter, but beginning September 17th, it is launching the newest Young Adult weapon in its arsenal, the RED BAND SOCIETY. I will be recapping and reviewing each episode for BroadwayWorld.com, and I wanted to give you all a little preview of the kids from Ocean Park Hospital, along with the adults who are there to take care of them and guide them along. (more...)

Drama League Online Auction, Featuring Meet & Greet with Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman & More, Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

The Drama League launches its Fall 2014 Charity Auction online today, September 9th at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague or at www.dramaleague.org. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/9/14 - Keke and Sherri Join CINDERELLA, THE COUNTRY HOUSE Begins and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 09, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Keke Palmer steps into CINDERELLA's glass slippers tonight, THE COUNTRY HOUSE begins previews, a whole slew of off-Broadway shows begin performances, Jujamcyn Theaters dim their lights to honor Joan Rivers and more! (more...)

MTC's THE COUNTRY HOUSE with Blythe Danner Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere co-production of The Country House, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, begins previews tonight, September 9, and opens Thursday, October 2 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The Country House is produced in association with the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

MTC Will Bring Lisa D'Amour's AIRLINE HIGHWAY to New York Following Chicago Run; Joe Mantello to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Lynne Meadow and Barry Grove have announced Manhattan Theatre Club will present the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of AIRLINE HIGHWAY, the new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist, Lisa D'Amour (Detroit), directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Casa Valentina, Take Me Out). (more...)

New Promo For THE COUNTRY HOUSE Starring Blythe Danner
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 27, 2014

An appealing promo for the new Broadway production of the Donald Margulies drama THE COUNTRY HOUSE starring multi-award-winning stage and screen star Blythe Danner is now available to view. (more...)

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