Brian Dennehy News

Science Channel's THE CHALLENGER DISASTER Scores 1.9 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

THE CHALLENGER DISASTER, Science Channel's critically-acclaimed original scripted feature starring William Hurt, attracted more than 1.9 million total viewers P2+ to a simulcast audience on Science Channel and Discovery Channel on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9 PM ET. For Science Channel it was the most watched program of 2013. (more...)

Dana Gould's I KNOW IT'S WRONG Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

Comedian Dana Gould brings his incisive wit to “I Know It's Wrong.”. New Wave Dynamics will release the award-winning comedian's new comedy special for digital video and audio download now. (more...)

Paul Sorvino Honored at Third Annual Gold Coast International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

From October 21-27, 2013 the Gold Coast Arts Center in collaboration with the Town of North Hempstead presented the 3rd annual Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF) (more...)

SU to Present TRANSLATIONS at Storch Theater, 11/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

In Translations, a group of students at a hedge school in 1833 Ireland are greeted by two British Army engineers that intend to map their town and change its place names from Gaelic to English. What ensue are the trials and tribulations of people living with a language barrier that quietly outlines a division between two very different cultures. Translations explores deeply rooted political and cultural issues about the imposition of the British on the Irish and what it means to preserve culture. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast Set for CTG's THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM; Sneak Peek at Brian Dennehy and More in Rehearsal!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Casting for Sebastian Barry's poignant story of a man left behind by history, 'The Steward of Christendom,' featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, has been completed and rehearsals have begun for the Mark Taper Forum presentation, November 26, 2013, through January 5, 2014. Opening is set for December 8. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Final Night of Gold Coast International Film Festival
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 28, 2013

The Gold Coast Arts Center in collaboration with the Town of North Hempstead just presented the 3rd annuAl Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF), featuring fantastic films, parties, panels, and fanfare! The festival has brought the latest Hollywood hits and Indie favorites to the Gold Coast of Long Island. Add A-list celebrities and unforgettable events to the mix and GCIFF has become the 'go to' Festival for film buffs and it is the last major film festival on the East Coast before Awards season. (more...)

Mary Beth Fisher, Jordan Baker-Kilner and More to Star in Goodman Theatre's LUNA GALE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The question of who determines a child's fate amidst drug addiction, religion and child custody laws takes center stage in Rebecca Gilman's newest work, Luna Gale, directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. (more...)

Report: Paul Rudd, Rashida Jones Finalizing Deals for ANT-MAN
by Movies News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Schmoes Knows, who scooped the recent Tim Burton/BEETLEJUICE sequel news last week, claims that sources have confirmed that Paul Rudd and Rashida Jones are finalizing their deals to lead Edgar Wright's upcoming film, following Henry Pym, 'a brilliant scientist who invented a substance that allowed him to change his size.' Jones would play Janet Van Dyne, later known as The Wasp. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the GOLD COAST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 24, 2013

Continuing through October 27, 2013 the Gold Coast Arts Center in collaboration with the Town of North Hempstead will present the 3rd annual Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF), and everyone's invited-again-for fantastic films, parties, panels, and fanfare! The festival has brought the latest Hollywood hits and Indie favorites to the Gold Coast of Long Island. Add A-list celebrities and unforgettable events to the mix and GCIFF has become the 'go to' Festival for film buffs and it is the last major film festival on the East Coast before Awards season. (more...)

Paul Sorvino, Susie Essman Set for Gold Coast Int'l Film Festival, Begin. Today
by Movies News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

From today, October 21-27, 2013 the Gold Coast Arts Center in collaboration with the Town of North Hempstead presents the 3rd annual Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF), and everyone's invited-again-to join us for fantastic films, parties, panels, and fanfare! The festival has brought the latest Hollywood hits and Indie favorites to the Gold Coast of Long Island. Add A-list celebrities and unforgettable events to the mix and GCIFF has become the 'go to' Festival for film buffs and it is the last major film festival on The East Coast before Awards season. (more...)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Paul Rudd Frontrunners for ANT-MAN
by Movies News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Sources have confirmed that the duo will be meeting with Marvel execs and Wright an additional time before any deal is offered. The publication also reports that an additional actor may also be approached, though a name was not given. (more...)

NOMINATE, VOTE AND CELEBRATE: The 2013 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Are Underway!
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 11, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com is proud once again to announce the BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, and you can be a part of all the fun and excitement! Chicago's only comprehensive, fan-voted theater awards are now in our 4th fabulous year. (more...)

Paul Sorvino, Susie Essman Set for Gold Coast Int'l Film Festival, 10/21-27
by Movies News Desk - Oct 04, 2013

From October 21-27, 2013 the Gold Coast Arts Center in collaboration with the Town of North Hempstead will present the 3rd annual Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF), and everyone's invited—again—to join us for fantastic films, parties, panels, and fanfare! (more...)

Quotidian Theatre Company to Open 16th Season with THE ICEMAN COMETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Following a season that included the best-selling ensemble musicalJames Joyce's The Dead, the critically-acclaimed two-man drama A Walk in the Woods, and the highly-successful area premiere of Conor McPherson's adaptation The Birds, Quotidian Theatre Company opens its 16th season with The Iceman Cometh, a rarely-performed masterpiece by Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Eugene O'Neill that The New York Times calls a 'tough, loquacious, magnificent play'. Quotidian's production runs October 25 - November 24 at The Writer's Center in downtown Bethesda. (more...)

Sony Movie Channel to Celebrate Halloween Spirit this October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Sony Movie Channel will have many sweet treats for movie fans in its October lineup with spooky, scary and campy Halloween-themed films as well as sci-fi classics and milestone anniversaries. (more...)

Brian Dennehy to Star in THE STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM at CTG's Mark Taper Forum, 11/26-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

'The Steward of Christendom' by Sebastian Barry, will be directed by Steven Robman starring Brian Dennehy at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum this winter. (more...)

Loretta Lynn Talks Choosing Zooey Deschanel for COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER: 'We Bonded Right at the Beginning'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Loretta Lynn talks about why she chose Zooey Deschanel to portray her on Broadway in the new musical COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER in a recent interview with Marie Claire. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Mad Cow's DEATH OF A SALESMAN Is Uneven, But Moving Classic
by Matthew Allen - Aug 12, 2013

In the pantheon of American playwrights, only Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams and Thornton Wilder, can rival the artistic and cultural significance of Arthur Miller. In 1947, 'Death of a Salesman' won the second Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize. In the years since, such stars as George C. Scott, Dustin Hoffman, Brian Dennehy, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and John Malkovich have appeared in subsequent revivals; all told the five Broadway productions of 'Death of a Salesman' have won 21 major awards, including 12 Tonys. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARY STUART is a Royal Success at the Stratford Festival
by Lauren Gienow - Jul 22, 2013

MARY STUART, directed by Stratford Festival Artistic Director, Antoni Cimolino; explores the complex relationship between Queen Elizabeth I of England and her cousin Mary Stuart, the former queen of Scotland-and, and in the eyes of some, a more rightful heir to the English throne. The play was originally written by Friedrich Schiller. This production is based on the adaptation written by Peter Oswald. This production is gripping from start to finish. LUCY PEACOCK and SEANA MCKENNA shine as the feuding cousins. Audiences will not want to miss this fabulous production. (more...)

Sebastian Arcelus, Fred Dalton Thompson, John Douglas Thompson Join A TIME TO KILL on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Producers Daryl Roth and Eva Price announced today that Sebastian Arcelus, Fred Dalton Thompson (in his Broadway debut), and John Douglas Thompson will star in the new Broadway courtroom drama A Time to Kill, Tony Award-winning playwright Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of John Grisham's best-selling novel. This new Broadway play holds the distinction of being the first-ever John Grisham property to be adapted for the stage. A Time to Kill is set to open on Broadway on October 20, 2013 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Previews begin September 28th. Ethan McSweeny will direct. The remainder of the high-powered ensemble cast of 13 will be announced shortly. For more information, visit www.ATimeToKillOnBroadway.com. (more...)

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