Brian Dennehy News

Date of Birth: July 09, 1938 (77)
Birth Place: Bridgeport, CT, USA
Gender: Male
Rialto Chatter: Nathan Lane to Star in THE ICEMAN COMETH in Chicago?Rialto Chatter: Nathan Lane to Star in THE ICEMAN COMETH in Chicago?
by Rialto Chatter - Apr 11, 2010

Nathan Lane's next role may be in the classic Eugene O'Neill play, THE ICEMAN COMETH, in Chicago. TheDailyBeast.com is reporting that Lane may be set to play opposite Brian Dennehy in the production directed by Chicago's Robert Falls. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Honor Hal Prince with Monte Cristo AwardPhoto Coverage: Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Honor Hal Prince with Monte Cristo Award
by Peter James Zielinski - Apr 6, 2010

Tom Viertel, Chairman of the Board of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, has announced that Stephen Sondheim will present Harold Prince with the organization's Monte Cristo Award at a gala benefit on Monday, April 5, 2010 at Bridgewaters. The Award, given annually in recognition of a distinguished career exemplifying Eugene O'Neill's pioneering spirit and standard of excellence, has previously been presented to Kevin Spacey, Neil Simon, Jason Robards, Jr., Edward Albee, August Wilson, Zoe Caldwell, Brian Dennehy, Karl Malden, Arthur and Barbara Gelb, and Wendy Wasserstein. (more...)

Harold Prince to Receive O'Neill Monte Cristo Award 4/5, Sondheim To PresentHarold Prince to Receive O'Neill Monte Cristo Award 4/5, Sondheim To Present
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway producer and director Harold Prince, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. (more...)

Photo Flash: Goodman Theatre Presents A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOODPhoto Flash: Goodman Theatre Presents A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2010

Was it natural disaster or man-made greed that led to the loss of 2,200 lives in 1889? Playwright Rebecca Gilman teams up with Tony Award-winning Director Robert Falls for the world premiere of A True History of the Johnstown Flood, an epic theatrical event set against the backdrop of the 1889 flood-a disaster more deadly than Hurricane Katrina. The Goodman commissioned Gilman, an acclaimed Chicago-based writer whose work 'reaches the heart and head with equal force' (Time) and has the 'ability to shake up a theater audience with the power of her ideas-and words' (Chicago Tribune), for this world premiere about love, money, class struggles and the power of theater to change lives. (more...)

FLASHBACK: Olivier Awards 2006FLASHBACK: Olivier Awards 2006
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2010

This year's awards ceremony is coming up on Sunday - wer're taking a look back at previous years' winners... (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 SeasonCanadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010

Canadian Stage unveiled its highly anticipated 2010-2011 season today, marking the first season programmed by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn. The season heralds a bold, new direction for the company. Jocelyn seeks to redefine Canadian Stage as a centre for national and international multi-disciplinary theatre that pushes boundaries, adopts a 21st-century perspective and reflects Toronto's cultural diversity. The work will be driven by directors and auteurs at the forefront of contemporary theatre and audiences will have the opportunity to discover a new generation of story-tellers who challenge and entertain. (more...)

Dennehy, Schreiber, and More to Be Featured in 2010 Tribeca FilmsDennehy, Schreiber, and More to Be Featured in 2010 Tribeca Films
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, the Founding Sponsor of the Festival, today announced its remaining out-of-competition feature film selections in the Encounters, Discovery, Cinemania and Spotlight sections. The Festival will take place from April 21 to May 2, 2010 in lower Manhattan, offering audiences film screenings, conversations and an array of free community events. As previously announced, the 2010 film selection encompasses feature films from 38 different countries, including 45 World Premieres, 7 International Premieres, 14 North American Premieres, 6 U.S. Premieres and 12 New York Premieres. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Presents A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD, 3/13-4/18Goodman Theatre Presents A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD, 3/13-4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2010

Was it natural disaster or man-made greed that led to the loss of 2,200 lives in 1889? Playwright Rebecca Gilman teams up with Tony Award-winning Director Robert Falls for the world premiere of A True History of the Johnstown Flood, an epic theatrical event set against the backdrop of the 1889 flood-a disaster more deadly than Hurricane Ka (more...)

Writers' Theatre Announces Fourth Extension of OH COWARD! Now Running Thru 5/16Writers' Theatre Announces Fourth Extension of OH COWARD! Now Running Thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the second extension of Oh Coward!, words and music by Noel Coward, devised by Roderick Cook. The production, which began its run in November 2009 is directed by Jim Corti, with musical direction by Doug Peck. The production has been extended through April 18, 2010, at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Presents A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD, 3/13-4/18Goodman Theatre Presents A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD, 3/13-4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

Was it natural disaster or man-made greed that led to the loss of 2,200 lives in 1889? Playwright Rebecca Gilman teams up with Tony Award-winning Director Robert Falls for the world premiere of A True History of the Johnstown Flood, an epic theatrical event set against the backdrop of the 1889 flood-a disaster more deadly than Hurricane Ka (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE MIRACLE WORKER Opening Night ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: THE MIRACLE WORKER Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Mar 4, 2010

The 50th Anniversary production and first Broadway revival of William Gibson's Tony AwardŽ winning play THE MIRACLE WORKER, directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined), opened last night, Wednesday, March 3rd at Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night red carpet! (more...)

Bougere, Jones et al. Lead Goodman's THE GOOD NEGRO, 5/1 - 6/6Bougere, Jones et al. Lead Goodman's THE GOOD NEGRO, 5/1 - 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Casting is complete for Goodman Theatre's Chicago-premiere production of Tracey Scott Wilson's The Good Negro, directed by Resident Director Chuck Smith. Wilson and Smith have tapped nine actors to bring this historical drama to the Albert stage, including Karen Aldridge (Goodman's The Cook; Proof); Teagle F. Bougere (Broadway's A Raisin in the Sun; The Tempest); Tory O. Davis (Goodman's Magnolia); John Hoogenakker (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Shakespeare's Othello); Billy Eugene Jones (Broadway's Passing Strange; Radio Golf); Nambi Kelley (Goodman's Crumbs from the Table of Joy; Victory Gardens' The Lost Boys of Sudan); Demetrios Troy (Northlight's Awake and Sing; Chicago Shakespeare's Richard III); Dan Waller (Goodman's Ghostwritten; Talking Pictures) and Mick Weber (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Theatre's Shear Madness). The production will run from May 1 - June 6, 2010. (more...)

Goodman Theatre's HUGHIE/KRAPP'S LAST TAPE Ends Run 2/28Goodman Theatre's HUGHIE/KRAPP'S LAST TAPE Ends Run 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2010

By popular demand, Goodman Theatre proudly extends the double-bill of Hughie by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Robert Falls and Krapp's Last Tape by Samuel Beckett, directed by Jennifer Tarver through February 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: Goodman's THE LONG RED ROAD Opening NightPhoto Flash: Goodman's THE LONG RED ROAD Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010

Due to high demand for tickets, Goodman Theatre extends its world-premiere production of The Long Red Road, a powerful new play by Brett C. Leonard, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, by one week-now running February 13 through March 21, 2010. (more...)

Photo Flash: Goodman Theater's A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOODPhoto Flash: Goodman Theater's A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010

Rehearsals began the first week of February for Goodman Theatre's world premiere of A True History of the Johnstown Flood by Rebecca Gilman, whose work was most recently included in Time magazine's 'Best Theatre Productions of the Decade.' Commissioned by the Goodman and directed by Robert Falls, A True History of the Johnstown Flood runs March 13 – April 18, 2010 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Opens Double-bill Of HUGHIE/KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, 2/16Goodman Theatre Opens Double-bill Of HUGHIE/KRAPP'S LAST TAPE, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls, acclaimed Canadian director Jennifer Tarver and celebrated star Brian Dennehy team up again for a Broadway-bound double bill, Hughie/Krapp's Last Tape; January 16- February 21, 2010 in the Goodman's Albert Ivar Theatre. Tickets are $25 - $83 and go on sale Friday, November 13 at GoodmanTheatre.org. (more...)

Goodman 2010-2011 Season to Feature Ruhl, CANDIDE et al.; Season AnnouncedGoodman 2010-2011 Season to Feature Ruhl, CANDIDE et al.; Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2010

Artistic Director Robert Falls announced Goodman Theatre's initial five-play line-up, including two reimagined classics and three world-premiere productions (two of which are Goodman commissions) that define the theater's new 2010/2011 season; three plays are still to be announced. (more...)

 Goodman Theatre Announces Cast For A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD Goodman Theatre Announces Cast For A TRUE HISTORY OF THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2010

Rehearsals begin this week for Goodman Theatre's world premiere of A True History of the Johnstown Flood by Rebecca Gilman, whose work was most recently included in Time magazine's 'Best Theatre Productions of the Decade.' Commissioned by the Goodman and directed by Robert Falls, A True History of the Johnstown Flood runs March 13 - April 18, 2010 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre. Tickets start at $25 and go on sale this Friday, February 5 at GoodmanTheatre.org. (more...)

Goodman Theatre's Fame, Fantasy, Food Adventure Auction Returns 2/1/2010Goodman Theatre's Fame, Fantasy, Food Adventure Auction Returns 2/1/2010
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2010

The bidding is now open! Goodman Theatre's Women's Board proudly announces the return of Fame Fantasy Food Adventure Auction on February 1, 2010, at The Peninsula Chicago (108 E Superior) beginning at 5:30pm. (more...)

Doug Hughes to Teach at The New School for Drama Spring 2010Doug Hughes to Teach at The New School for Drama Spring 2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2010

The New School for Drama has announced that the award-winning director Doug Hughes will be teaching this spring semester. Working with professionals, like Hughes in the New York theater world is a cornerstone of Drama students' experience at The New School. In the intimate setting of the classroom, Hughes will be teaching Directing Chekov and Beckett to second-year students earning an MFA in directing. (more...)

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