Brian Dennehy News

Date Of Birth:
July 09, 1938 (76)
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Bridgeport, CT, USA
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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...)

Gold Coast International Film Festival Announces 'Starring You' Casting Call
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

The Gold Coast International Film Festival invites YOU to audition for a chance to appear in this year's festival trailer, win a free “All-Access VIP Pass” and walk the red carpet with Hollywood stars! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stratford Festival's WAITING FOR GODOT is a Must-See
by Lauren Gienow - Jul 15, 2013

Theatre-goers are going to be intrigued and delighted by Stratford Festival's production of WAITING FOR GODOT-directed by Jennifer Tarver, and featured on-stage at the Tom Patterson Theatre until September 26th. Excellent direction by Ms. Tarver, perfect set design by Teresa Przybylski and lighting design by Kimberly Purtell, and a superb cast bring to life Samuel Beckett's famous absurdist play where 'nothing' is said to happen. Something certainly happens inside the Tom Patterson Theatre; however. Something magical happens, and this reviewer encourages you to check it out before the sun sets forever on this glorious and thought-provoking production. (more...)

Goodman's THE ICEMAN COMETH to Broadway Next Year?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

According to Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune critic, the Goodman Theatre's revival of The Iceman Cometh may be coming to Broadway next year (more...)

Shakespeare & Co Holds Benefit Performance of BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2013

Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Tony Simotes announces a special one-night-only Benefit Performance of BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES tonight, July 8th at The Tina Packer Playhouse, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA. Proceeds from the event will benefit Shakespeare & Company's internationally-acclaimed Education and Training Programs. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Brian Dennehy Talks WAITING FOR GODOT at Stratford Festival
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2013

Brian Dennehy, who plays Pozzo in Stratford Festival's WAITIN FOR GODOT, stopped by the Studio Theatre for a discussion titled, 'For the Love of Godot' on June 12. Click below to watch him talk all things Beckett with the production's director, Jennifer Tarver! (more...)

New Group's 2013-14 Season to Include THE JACKSONIAN with Bill Pullman, Ed Harris & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

The New Group launches its 2013-2014 Off-Broadway season with the New York premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley's The Jacksonian, arriving in Fall 2013. Directed by Tony Award winner Robert Falls, this production features Ed Harris, Glenne Headly, Amy Madigan and Bill Pullman. The Jacksonian was first produced at the Geffen Playhouse in 2012. In Winter 2014, as the second production in the company's season, The New Group delivers the world premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's Intimacy, directed by Scott Elliott. The third production of The New Group's upcoming season is to be announced. (more...)

Shakespeare & Co Holds Special Benefit Performance of BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Tony Simotes announces a special one-night-only Benefit Performance of BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES Monday, July 8th at The Tina Packer Playhouse, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA. Proceeds from the event will benefit Shakespeare & Company's internationally-acclaimed Education and Training Programs. (more...)

Burton, Estrella, Chazan and Osmundson Receive 2013 Pell Awards Honors Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Trinity Repertory Company previously announced that three local Rhode Island residents would be receiving Pell Awards this year in addition to Kate Burton, the recipient of the 2013 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. The 17th annual Pell Awards will be held tonight, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Rep with a reception to follow next door at the Providence Public Library. (more...)

Actress Kate Burton Receives 2013 Pell Lifetime Achievement Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2013

Trinity Repertory Company previously announced that celebrated stage and screen actor Kate Burton will be honored with the 2013 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts at the 17th annual Pell Awards to be held tonight, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Rep. The annual fundraising event will be co-chaired by Joe & Michele Madden and Elizabeth 'Beppie' Huidekoper. Mrs. Nuala Pell will serve as the event's honorary chair. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of MARY STUART at Stratford Festival
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2013

Examining the power struggle between two legendary monarchs, Mary Stuart offers a timely exploration of the often dangerous relationship between religion and politics. Directed by the Festival's Artistic Director, Antoni Cimolino, Friedrich Schiller's gripping historical drama, in a new version by Peter Oswald, begins previews on Friday, May 3, at the Tom Patterson Theatre. Check out highlights below! (more...)

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