Brian Dennehy News

Date of Birth: July 09, 1938 (78)
Birth Place: Bridgeport, CT, USA
Gender: Male
Chicago's Goodman Theatre Postpones WONDERFUL TOWN Until September 2016Chicago's Goodman Theatre Postpones WONDERFUL TOWN Until September 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Goodman Theatre announces a change in its 2015/2016 schedule. Leonard Bernstein's classic musical Wonderful Town, previously announced for Spring/Summer 2016, will be rescheduled to September and open the Goodman's upcoming 2016/2017 Season. The move increases the potential for artistic collaborations that affect the future life of Tony Award winning Manilow Resident Director Mary Zimmerman's major revival. A replacement Albert Theatre production for Spring/Summer 2016 will be announced soon. Additional productions in the 2016/2017 Season will be announced in the coming months. The Goodman will be in touch with its Season Subscribers with more information. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Communications Group Honors Brian Dennehy at Fall BenefitPhoto Flash: Theatre Communications Group Honors Brian Dennehy at Fall Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

On Monday, November 9, 2015 Theatre Communications Group (TCG) hosted their annual benefit honoring actor Brian Dennehy and celebrating TCG's American Theatre magazine, at the Edison Ballroom. (more...)

Cast Set for Jose Rivera and Hector Buitrago's ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY at Goodman TheatreCast Set for Jose Rivera and Hector Buitrago's ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Goodman Theatre announces casting for ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY, a world premiere music-filled work by Academy Award nominee Jose Rivera with music by Grammy Award winner Hector Buitrago. Directed by Steve Cosson and developed through a co-commission between the Goodman and the New York-based theater company The Civilians, ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY is inspired by the true stories of the inmates at El Buen Pastor womens prison in Bogota, Colombia, who compete in a beauty pageant intended by their jailers to motivate and rehabilitate them. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

AMERICAN PSYCHO just announced that Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley(Next to Normal), Tony Award nominee Jennifer Damiano (Next to Normal) and Helene Yorke (Bullets over Broadway, 'Masters of Sex') will join previously announced Benjamin Walker (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) in the cast of the highly-anticipated musical. Directed by Rupert Goold (King Charles III), AMERICAN PSYCHO, based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis, has music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Duncan Sheik, a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ('Glee') and choreography by Lynne Page (La Cage Aux Folles). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/7/2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/7/2015. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2015BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Nathan Lane to Read 'Love Letter' to Brian Dennehy at TCG Gala Next WeekNathan Lane to Read 'Love Letter' to Brian Dennehy at TCG Gala Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Who wouldn't want to see this? BroadwayWorld has learned that Nathan Lane will read a love letter to Brian Dennehy onstage at Threatre Communications Group's gala this coming Monday, November 9, 2015 at The Edison Ballroom. (more...)

Annoying Actor Friend to Release Create Your Own Show Business Destiny Book '#GRATEFUL: Everything Happens for a Reason' 11/30Annoying Actor Friend to Release Create Your Own Show Business Destiny Book '#GRATEFUL: Everything Happens for a Reason' 11/30
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 30, 2015

This fall, beloved Broadway internet personality, Annoying Actor Friend is releasing its second book, '#GRATEFUL: Everything Happens for a Reason.' Described as a 'Choose Your Own Show Business Adventure' book, it hits shelves and Amazon Kindles on November 30th, 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside The 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival GalaPhoto Coverage: Inside The 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 29, 2015

Last night in a Long Island star studded event The Gold Coast International Film Festival and Arts Center held it's 2015 Gala at the Tilles Center. The Gold Coast Arts Center's honorees this year were, Vince Giordano, Artist of Distinction - Music, Actor Navid Negahban, Artist of Distinction, Film, and Director Patricia Riggen, Director, Woman of Influence Award.  The evening's presenters were Will Friedwald, author & music editor, Michael Cuesta, Screenwriter, director of Showtime's "Homeland" and Lou Diamond Phillips, Actor Director and the star of the upcoming fiom "The 33" The Gala Emcee was Award winning WABC correspondent Kristin Thorne.  Regina Keller Gil is founder & executive director of The Gold Coast Arts Center and Caroline Sorokoff is an associate director of the Gold Coast Arts Center and Director of the Gold Coast International Film Festival.  The festival will run November 9-15th. (more...)

Cherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETHCherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, has announced the rotating casts for the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). (more...)

Star-Studded Lineup Revealed for 2015 GOLD COAST INT'L FILM FESTIVALStar-Studded Lineup Revealed for 2015 GOLD COAST INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

The 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival announces an exciting slate of films for this year's Festival taking place November 9 - 15, 2015 (more...)

Lou Diamond Phillips Joins Celebrity List at Gold Coast International Film FestivalLou Diamond Phillips Joins Celebrity List at Gold Coast International Film Festival
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 8, 2015

The Star-Studded lineup for the 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival was announced today by festival director Caroline Sorokoff. Actor/Director Lou Diamond Phillips is the latest addition to the list of celebrities that will be attending the Gold Coast Arts Center Gala onOctober 28th at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Interview: Katrina Bowden Discusses her Untrustworthy PUBLIC MORALS Character, Similarities to 30 ROCKBWW Interview: Katrina Bowden Discusses her Untrustworthy PUBLIC MORALS Character, Similarities to 30 ROCK
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 6, 2015

While it didn't receive quite the fanfare that some of the other new shows have this season, Steven Spielberg and Edward Burns have quietly brought one of the most unique and satisfying dramas to television in TNT's PUBLIC MORALS. The show has a decidedly cinematic look and feel with gorgeous 1960s' locations and a story that feels both sweeping and intimate. (more...)

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Chats New Children's Book; Reveals Bald Head on ELLENVIDEO: Nathan Lane Chats New Children's Book; Reveals Bald Head on ELLEN
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

On yesterday's ELLEN, Tony winning actor Nathan Lane stopped by to talk about his new children's book 'Naught Mable' and shared some other titles that you might not have heard of. (more...)

2015 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises Record-Breaking Amount for BC/EFA2015 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Raises Record-Breaking Amount for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Broadway fans celebrated the 29th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction by bidding on and buying everything from tickets to a bevy of opening night performances to custom-made music mixes, from autographed musical phrases to once-in-a-lifetime theatrical experiences. The result: a record $756,655 was raised for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Tony Danza, Rebecca Luker & More Join 9-Hour Sinatra Marathon at Symphony SpaceTony Danza, Rebecca Luker & More Join 9-Hour Sinatra Marathon at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

On Saturday, October 17, Symphony Space presents Frank Sinatra at 100, a starry celebration of the iconic singer's centennial. Over the course of three three-hour sets - 2 pm, 5 pm, and 8 pm - no fewer than 100 songs from Sinatra's repertoire will be performed by an impressive roster of interpreters, including Peter Cincotti, Tony Danza, Rebecca Luker, Marilyn Maye, Tierney Sutton, and dozens more. Instrumental renditions by pianist Bill Charlap, the guitar duo of Bucky Pizzarelli & Ed Laub, and saxophonists Harry Allen and Ted Nash will complement the vocal selections. The house band throughout the day will be led by Russ Kassoff on piano, with Dick Sarpola on bass and John Redsecker on drums.  (more...)

5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE to Make Regional Debut at B Street Theatre This Fall5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE to Make Regional Debut at B Street Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

B Street Theatre's Mainstage will present the regional premiere of 5 LESBIANS EATING A QUICHE, playing October 4 - November 15, 2015. (more...)

NITTY GRITTY TITTY COMMITTEE Set for B Street Theatre, 8/30NITTY GRITTY TITTY COMMITTEE Set for B Street Theatre, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

B Street Theatre, Sacramento's Resident New Works Theatre, is excited to present an evening of original sketch comedy and improv to benefit Megan O'Neil, a B Street actor recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The Nitty Gritty Titty Committee will perform one show only on Sunday, August 30 at 7pm at B Street Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Valerie Harper, Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITPhoto Flash: First Look at Valerie Harper, Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a first look at Ogunquit Playhouse's stage, screen and television Valerie Harper starring in the role of the wealthy and stylish 'Millicent Winter' in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It, on stage July 22, to August 15.  Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Adam Kaplan Join #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below 7/27Krysta Rodriguez, Adam Kaplan Join #SOBLESSED Live at 54 Below 7/27
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 26, 2015

After a SOLD OUT engagement last fall, #SOBLESSED Live! returns to 54 BELOW on July 27th at 9:30 p.m., benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS! Krysta Rodriguez ('Smash') and Adam Kaplan (Newsies) join host Lesli Margherita (Matilda) in #SOBLESSED Live! featuring Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Chris McCarrell (Les Miserables), Nikka Graff Lanzarone (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), Kate Shindle (Legally Blonde, AEA PRESIDENT!), Alex Wyse (Deaf West's Spring Awakening), Chelsea Nachman (Twitter) as Laura Benanti. (more...)

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