Brian Dennehy News

Date of Birth: July 09, 1938 (78)
Birth Place: Bridgeport, CT, USA
Gender: Male
Falls & Bockley's 2666 Makes World Premiere Tonight at Goodman TheatreFalls & Bockley's 2666 Makes World Premiere Tonight at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Robert Falls' and Seth Bockley's world premiere adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's famed novel, 2666, which has received extraordinary audience enthusiasm during previews, officially opens tonight, February 16, 2016. (more...)

Falls & Bockley's 2666 Extends Before World Premiere at Goodman TheatreFalls & Bockley's 2666 Extends Before World Premiere at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Robert Falls' and Seth Bockley's world premiere adaptation of Roberto Bolaño's famed novel, 2666-which has received extraordinary audience enthusiasm during previews and officially opens tomorrow, February 16-has been extended. Four additional performances include March 17, 18 and 19 at 6:30pm and March 20 at 1pm. The 15-member all-Chicago ensemble cast remains unchanged during the added performances. (more...)

The End of Buy-to-Let? No, Say Property and Tax ExpertsThe End of Buy-to-Let? No, Say Property and Tax Experts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

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BWW Interview: Ryan O'Neal; Ali MacGraw; A.R Gurney of LOVE LETTERS at The BushnellBWW Interview: Ryan O'Neal; Ali MacGraw; A.R Gurney of LOVE LETTERS at The Bushnell
by Lauren Yarger - Feb 10, 2016

'Love Story's' Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal Reunite for tour of A.R, Gurney's LOVE LETTERS playing this week at The Bushnell (more...)

All-Chicago Cast Announced for Thomas Bradshaw's CARLYLE World Premiere at GoodmanAll-Chicago Cast Announced for Thomas Bradshaw's CARLYLE World Premiere at Goodman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Casting is complete for the Goodman commissioned world premiere of CARLYLE by Thomas Bradshaw, directed by Benjamin Kamine. CARLYLE features an all-Chicago cast with James Earl Jones II in the titular role, joined by Patrick Clear (Janice's Father), Maureen Gallagher (Janice's Mother), Tim Rhoze (CARLYLE's Father), Levenix Riddle (Omar/Tyrone), Tiffany Scott (Janice/Sarah), Charlette Speigner (Anita Hill/Shaniqua) and Nate Whelden (Mark). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/9/2016 - DISASTER!, PRODIGAL SON, JOPLIN & More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/9/2016 - DISASTER!, PRODIGAL SON, JOPLIN & More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 9, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Take cover! DISASTER! wrecks havoc on Broadway starting tonight, PRODIGAL SON opens at MTC, Janis Joplin heads out on tour and more! (more...)

Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, Cynthia Nixon & More Will Take Part in Solo Show WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT This SpringNathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, Cynthia Nixon & More Will Take Part in Solo Show WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

In support of PEN International, Maberry Theatricals has announced that WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour, will make its New York Premiere in a limited engagement playing Monday nights at Westside Theatre (407 W 43rd Street) beginning March 7, 2016. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

An epic global portrait of the modern world and the artist's role within it, 2666 by the late Chilean author/poet Roberto Bolaño appears in a world premiere stage adaptation at Goodman Theatre, by its Tony Award-winning Artistic Director Robert Falls and Playwright-in-Residence Seth Bockley. (more...)

AMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast AnnouncedAMERICAN PSYCHO to Begin Broadway Performances 3/24; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- will begin performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (more...)

Bare Theatre to Present LOVE LETTERS, 2/12-28Bare Theatre to Present LOVE LETTERS, 2/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Bare Theatre presents A. R. Gurney's Love Letters, the company's first production at Sonorous Road Productions in Raleigh, running February 12 - 28, 2016. (more...)

Big Apple Circus to Welcome Theatre Expert Steve Schonberg as Guest Ringmaster, 12/18Big Apple Circus to Welcome Theatre Expert Steve Schonberg as Guest Ringmaster, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Steve Schonberg is the editor-in-chief of Center on the Aisle (centerontheaisle.com), a top theater web destination that brings fans closer to the shows and stars they love through reviews and in-depth feature interviews. An award-winning media personality, journalist, and lifelong theater fan, he can be seen regularly on Sundays on WNBC 'Weekend Today in New York,' sharing news, tips, and helpful insider perspective about the city's abundant theater scene. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Honor Oskar and Laurie Eustis & Elizabeth Z. Chace at 2016 Pell AwardsTrinity Rep to Honor Oskar and Laurie Eustis & Elizabeth Z. Chace at 2016 Pell Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

At the 20th annual Pell Awards, Trinity Repertory Company will award Oskar Eustis and Laurie Eustis with the Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. Oskar currently serves as the artistic director of The Public Theater. Elizabeth Z. Chace, local businesswoman and philanthropist will be honored with the Charles Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts. Nominations are now being accepted for additional local honorees. Information is available at www.trinityrep.com. The ceremony will be held Monday, May 23, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brian Dennehy, Laura Linney & More Mark 99 Years of The Drama Book ShopSTAGE TUBE: Brian Dennehy, Laura Linney & More Mark 99 Years of The Drama Book Shop
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2015

In honor of their rapidly approaching Centennial Anniversary, the shop has reached out to some of its most beloved fans and asked them to share why they keep coming back for more. Legendary actors Brian Dennehy and Laura Linney are featured in the shop's new video series, along with Leslie Kritzer, Neil LaBute, Anne Reid and more. Watch the first video in the series below and find out why they all love The Drama Book Shop! (more...)

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...)

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