Bob Balaban News

Date Of Birth:
August 16, 1945 (68)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender:
Male
Up on the Marquee: A DELICATE BALANCE
by Walter McBride - Jul 24, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton will star in a new Broadway production of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance this fall at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production, which will be directed by Pam MacKinnon, begins previews Monday, October 20 and plays an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 22, 2015. Opening night is Thursday, November 20. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the marquee below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Patina Miller, Stephen Schwartz and More at Bay Street Theater's 2014 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Bay Street Theater announces the success of its 23rd Annual Summer Gala, chaired by longstanding patrons of the theater and the arts, Christine Wachter-Campbell & Bill Campbell, and Pia & Jimmy Zankel, which took place in Sag Harbor at the Long Wharf last weekend on July 12, 2014 to benefit Bay Street's Scott Schwartz New Directions Fund, which supports a myriad of new programming initiatives and educational offerings. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

AND SO IT GOES' Diane Keaton Says 'Okay' to Gig at Cafe Carlyle
by Movies News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Following the screening, Keaton was approached by famed rock promoter Ron Delsener who proclaimed, “I want to book you into the Cafe Carlyle. You'll sell the place out!” (more...)

THE MONUMENTS MEN Tops Movies on Demand Titles, Week Ending 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Rentrak (RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand (MOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies on Demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers. (more...)

THE MONUMENTS MEN Tops DVD & Blu-ray Sales, Rentals, Week Ending 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Rentrak Corporation (RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending May 25, 2014. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces New Information About 23rd Annual Gala, Including Special Guests, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce its Honoree Presenters for its 23rd Bay Street Annual Summer Gala which will take place in Sag Harbor at the Long Wharf on July 12, 2014 to benefit Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. (more...)

Glenn Close to Return to Broadway Opposite Lithgow, Duncan, Balaban, Higgins & Plimpton in Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton will star in a new Broadway production of Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE this fall at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production, which will be directed by Pam MacKinnon, begins previewsMonday, October 20 and plays an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 22, 2015. Opening night is Thursday, November 20. (more...)

Elaine Stritch Almost Played a Nun in John Turturro's Movie FADING GIGOLO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

In an interview with Vanity Fair, director John Turturro talked about a shocking and hilarious idea he had for Broadway and film star Elaine Stritch in his movie FADING GIGOLO. (more...)

Photo Flash: Culture Project Celebrates Opening of THE REAL AMERICANS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Culture Project examines contemporary American mores with two journalistic theater pieces in rep. Straight from Joe's Pub, The Real Americans, a compelling and uniquely galvanizing new work written and performed by Dan Hoyle, joins The Junket, a new, hilariously scandalous solo show based on scandalous actual events, written and performed by Mike Albo, coming to Culture Project from an extended run at Dixon Place. Performances began March 13rd and will run until April 20th at the Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street, NYC). Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from THE REAL AMERICANS' opening night festivities! (more...)

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's CABARET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe-winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21. Cabaret officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This is a 24-week limited engagement. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch a TV spot for the production below! (more...)

Susan Sarandon, Thomas Morgan Announce New Company, Reframed Pictures, at 2014 Sedona Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

Actress Susan Sarandon and Filmmakers Thomas Morgan and Jonathan Bricklin announced the launch of their film company, Reframed Pictures, at the Sedona International Film festival today. Reframed Pictures mission is to create and support films that are not only entertaining, but also raise awareness about human rights and social justice issues. But Reframed Pictures plans to take awareness raising one step further by creating opportunities for action associated with each film. (more...)

VIDEO: John Goodman Talks 'Monuments Men', Clooney's Pranks on THE TALK
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

On CBS's THE TALK, actor John Goodman discussed his new film 'The Monuments Men' directed by co-star George Clooney and explains how they first worked together on 'Roseanne' when Clooney played Roseanne's boss. (more...)

ABC Re-Airs JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Featuring Return of Matt Damon Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

ABC will air a primetime encore of last night's “Jimmy Kimmel Live” episode, which features the highly anticipated return of Kimmel's arch-enemy Matt Damon, TONIGHT, FEBRUARY 10. (more...)

ABC to Re-Air JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Featuring Return of Matt Damon, 2/10
by TV News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

ABC will air a primetime encore of last night's “Jimmy Kimmel Live” episode, which features the highly anticipated return of Kimmel's arch-enemy Matt Damon, on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10 (more...)

Review Roundup: George Clooney & Matt Damon Star in THE MONUMENTS MEN
by Movies News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Highly anticipated action thriller THE MONUMENTS MEN, starring George Clooney and Matt Damon, hits theaters today, February 7th. (more...)

SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Town Hall Event with Cast of THE MONUMENTS MEN
by Movies News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

SiriusXM announced today that The Cast of The Monuments Men, including George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Hugh Bonneville and Bob Balaban will sit down for a Q&A session with a select group of listeners for the SiriusXM 'Town Hall' Series. (more...)

Jimmy Kimmel Live Welcomes Cast of MONUMENTS MEN Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Tonight, February 6, ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live welcomes the cast of director/actor George Clooney's upcoming film, 'The Monuments Men, (more...)

VIDEO: George Clooney Talks MONUMENTS MEN & More on 'Letterman'
by TV News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

George Clooney stopped by last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS and spoke about what it was like to direct his own father in his new film 'Monuments Men.' (more...)

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of THE MONUMENTS MEN Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Sony Music is proud to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack of The Monuments Men, featuring new music by the leading film composer Alexandre Desplat. (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC - Week of February 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 03, 2014

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, airing on ABC for the week of February 3, 2014! (more...)

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