Brian Dennehy News

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...)

Benjamin Walker in Talks to Join Chris Hemsworth for Ron Howard's THE HEART OF THE SEA
by Movies News Desk - May 07, 2013

According to Deadline, Ben Walker is nearing a deal to star opposite Chris Hemsworth in Ron Howard's THE HEART OF THE SEA. (more...)

Stratford Festival's Des McAnuff Invested into Order of Canada
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2013

Des McAnuff was invested into the Order of Canada at a ceremony presided over by the Governor General in Ottawa this morning. The Stratford Festival extends heartiest congratulations to Mr. McAnuff, who was Artistic Director from 2008 through 2012, and is currently directing Tommy, a musical based on the album by The Who, which he helped composer-lyricist Pete Townshend create. (more...)

MARY STUART Begins Performances at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 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. (more...)

Shakespeare Scholars, Military Leaders, Comedians and More Set for Stratford Festival 2013 Forum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

The new Stratford Festival Forum will host an exciting array of high-profile speakers and entertainers during the 2013 season. From the serious to the light-hearted, Forum events will offer a variety of riffs on themes running through the playbill, in particular themes of community, especially communities in conflict, and the role of the outsider in those communities. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Honors Christopher Plummer at 2013 Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is set to honor Christopher Plummer at a gala event tonight, April 15th in New York City. The 13th Annual Monte Cristo Award will be presented to Mr. Plummer by fellow stage and film legend Kevin Spacey. Mr. Spacey was the recipient of the Monte Cristo Award in 2009. Red carpet and cocktails begin at 6:30pm at the Edison Ballroom on West 47th Street, followed by dinner, and a program celebrating the honoree. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Paul Giamatti-Led HAMLET at Yale Rep, 3/15-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2013

Yale Repertory Theatre presents Paul Giamatti in HAMLET by William Shakespeare, directed by James Bundy, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), March 15-April 13. Opening Night is Thursday, March 21, at 7:30PM. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center to Honor Christopher Plummer at 2013 Gala, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2013

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is set to honor Christopher Plummer at a gala event Monday evening, April 15th in New York City. The 13th Annual Monte Cristo Award will be presented to Mr. Plummer by fellow stage and film legend Kevin Spacey. Mr. Spacey was the recipient of the Monte Cristo Award in 2009. Red carpet and cocktails begin at 6:30pm at the Edison Ballroom on West 47th Street, followed by dinner, and a program celebrating the honoree. (more...)

Kate Burton, Tony Estrella, Joseph A. Chazan and Martha Douglas-Osmundson to Receive 2013 Pell Awards Honors
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2013

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

The Stratford Festival Announces Additional Performances for MARY STUART
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

The Stratford Festival has just announced that matinee performances of Mary Stuart have been added to the 2013 schedule on August 27 and September 20. Tickets are available online and through the box office. (more...)

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