Charlton Heston News

Date of Birth: October 04, 1924 (92)
Birth Place: Evanston, IL, USA
Gender: Male
AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold 2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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The Granada Theatre Film Series Presents THE TEN COMMANDMENTSThe Granada Theatre Film Series Presents THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The third season of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series continues on Monday, April 10, 2017 with the screening of the biblical epic film, The Ten Commandments. Featuring one of composer Elmer Bernstein's most memorable cinematic scores, the story of Moses in The Ten Commandments, starring Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, and Anne Baxter, will captivate audience members as it comes to life in all its cinematic majesty on The Granada Theatre's state-of-the-art 4k digital cinema system. (more...)

Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry DayBring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Tony Award Winning Avenue Q proudly announces its participation and observation in celebrating WORLD PUPPETRY DAY with special promo ticket offer. (more...)

CHICAGO Comes to Harris Center for Seven PerformancesCHICAGO Comes to Harris Center for Seven Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

CHICAGO is coming to Folsom! The beloved musical is coming to the Harris Center for seven performances this month! It has everything that makes for a great Broadway musical: one show stopping song after another, some truly astonishing dancing, a universal tale of fame, fortune and "all that jazz." CHICAGO takes to Stage One on Thursday, March 23. (more...)

Rob Schneider Returns to his Roots Performing His New Stand-Up Live at The Ridgefield Playhouse on TodayRob Schneider Returns to his Roots Performing His New Stand-Up Live at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Saturday Night Live alumni and star of feature films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, The Benchwarmers, and much more, Rob Schneider returns to his roots performing his new stand-up LIVE at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Today, March 10 at 8pm as part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.  From his TV debut on David Letterman to his appearance on HBO's "13th Annual Young Comedians Special" to being hired as a writer on Saturday Night Live, Rob Schneider quickly became an on-air regular and fan favorite. He created characters that people around the country imitated and adored, including the "Copy Machine Guy," the "Orgasm Guy," and the "Put Your Weed In There Guy." Schneider performed memorable sketches with Charlton Heston, John Malkovich, Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Joe Pesci and others.  As part of theSaturday Night Live writing staff, Schneider was nominated for three Emmys and won a Peabody Award.  Make it a great night out with dinner and a show.  Visit Gallo (5 Grove Street, Ridgefield) and enjoy a free glass of wine with your entree when tickets a presented.  Rob Schneider is partially underwritten by Nutmeg Livery & Bruce Bennett Nissan and the media sponsor is 99.1PLR. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/05/2017Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/05/2017
by BWW - Mar 5, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/05/2017 for Connecticut (more...)

Rob Schneider Returns to his Roots Performing His New Stand-Up Live at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 3/10Rob Schneider Returns to his Roots Performing His New Stand-Up Live at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Saturday Night Live alumni and star of feature films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, The Benchwarmers, and much more, Rob Schneider returns to his roots performing his new stand-up LIVE at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, March 10 at 8pm as part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.  From his TV debut on David Letterman to his appearance on HBO's "13th Annual Young Comedians Special" to being hired as a writer on Saturday Night Live, Rob Schneider quickly became an on-air regular and fan favorite. He created characters that people around the country imitated and adored, including the "Copy Machine Guy," the "Orgasm Guy," and the "Put Your Weed In There Guy." Schneider performed memorable sketches with Charlton Heston, John Malkovich, Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Joe Pesci and others.  As part of theSaturday Night Live writing staff, Schneider was nominated for three Emmys and won a Peabody Award.  Make it a great night out with dinner and a show.  Visit Gallo (5 Grove Street, Ridgefield) and enjoy a free glass of wine with your entree when tickets a presented.  Rob Schneider is partially underwritten by Nutmeg Livery & Bruce Bennett Nissan and the media sponsor is 99.1PLR. (more...)

MANNIX Star Mike Connors Dies at 91MANNIX Star Mike Connors Dies at 91
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Mike Connors, best known as L.A. private eye on the long-running CBS crime drama MANNIX, passed away yesterday from leukemia at a hospital in Tarzana, CA. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents ISC's IAMBIC LABIndependent Shakespeare Co. Presents ISC's IAMBIC LAB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce a month long series of unique events and workshops to celebrate the art of theater making. ISC's iambic lab begins on Saturday, January 28, with a reading of a new version by Charles Edward Pogue of Henrik Ibsen's THE PRETENDERS, and will end on Saturday, February 25 with a preview of ISC's upcoming West Coast premiere production of Sharr White's THE SNOW GEESE. All events are at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (more...)

AVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest WinnersAVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Winners have been announced for AVENUE Q's contest to suggest what is in the box that the musical's HILLARY CLINTON puppet is giving to the DONALD TRUMP puppet. (more...)

Guess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah CelebrationGuess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2016

As 2016 - inarguably one of the most unforgettable years in recent memory - comes to a close, the Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q will ring in the New Year with a one-of-a-kind contest featuring Hillary Clinton and President-elect Donald Trump, whose puppet likenesses joined the company of AVENUE Q to great effect during the recent election season.  (more...)

Guess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah CelebrationGuess the Gift and Win Tickets to AVENUE Q's Bar Mitzvah Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

As 2016 - inarguably one of the most unforgettable years in recent memory - comes to a close, the Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q will ring in the New Year with a one-of-a-kind contest featuring Hillary Clinton and President-elect Donald Trump, whose puppet likenesses joined the company of AVENUE Q to great effect during the recent election season.  (more...)

An Enchanting Evening with Sophia Loren at The Grand 1894 Opera HouseAn Enchanting Evening with Sophia Loren at The Grand 1894 Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

One of the world's most glamorous movie stars shares personal and professional stories from her prolific international career when The Grand 1894 Opera House presents An Evening with Sophia Loren, Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Director John DiFusco Salutes Returning Veterans in EVERYTHING IN BETWEENBWW Review: Director John DiFusco Salutes Returning Veterans in EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN
by Shari Barrett - Dec 8, 2016

Director John DiFusco, himself a Vietnam Veteran, opened the world premiere of Rebecca Stahl's EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on Veteran's Day 11-11-16 at the Hollywood American Legion Post 43, produced by Karl Risinger and Liberty Theater. The play tells the interrelated tale of four generations of vets, each dealing with their own difficulties, who collaborate to help a Lance Porter, a young veteran coming home from the war in Afghanistan. who is haunted by the loss and experiences that followed him back and are destroying his personal relationships and life as he knew it. (more...)

Lesli Margherita and Max Crumm to Star in SNOW WAY OUT Reading at York Theatre CompanyLesli Margherita and Max Crumm to Star in SNOW WAY OUT Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The hilarious new holiday musical Snow Way Out has been selected to close out the York Theatre Company's reading series for 2016 with a one-time only star-studded reading on December 19th at 2:00 PM at The York Theatre, 619 Lexington Ave (E. 54th Street) on the lower level of Saint Peter's Church. (more...)

ProfNet Expert Roundup: Trump PresidencyProfNet Expert Roundup: Trump Presidency
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

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BWW Review: SONG ABOUT HIMSELF Confounds at Catastrophic TheatreBWW Review: SONG ABOUT HIMSELF Confounds at Catastrophic Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Nov 18, 2016

SONG ABOUT HIMSELF is a linguistic fantasia set inside of the chatroom of a post-apocalyptic social network. This is intellectual sci-fi drama played on a sparse set and focused on how we connect as humans and machines. There are ghosts here on both sides of humanity's line, and language suffers the most as a result. (more...)

BWW Review: KING LEAR at University Of Louisville - Budding Among The RuinsBWW Review: KING LEAR at University Of Louisville - Budding Among The Ruins
by Keith Waits - Nov 14, 2016

As a character, King Lear is the great aging lion, one of what Charlton Heston called the 'man killers' of Shakespeare, and a play that examines the hubris and arrogance in power held too long. In an unusual collaboration, Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) and University of Louisville Theatre Arts are co-producing this production, which mixes faculty and students from both institutions among its cast and crew. (more...)

THE HATEFUL EIGHT, HAMLET and More Set for 2016 SEE IT BIG! at Moving ImageTHE HATEFUL EIGHT, HAMLET and More Set for 2016 SEE IT BIG! at Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

In what has now become an annual summer tradition, Museum of the Moving Image will present See It Big! The 70mm Show, a screening series featuring eight classic and contemporary films photographed in 70mm that will be projected in 70mm in the Museum's majestic Sumner M. Redstone Theater. (more...)

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