Christopher Hampton News

Date of Birth: January 26, 1946 (70)
Gender: Male
Additional Casting Announced for THE FATHER at Duke of York's TheatreAdditional Casting Announced for THE FATHER at Duke of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Tonight the Adelaide Festival Centre will sign an historic agreement with the China Cultural Centre which will bring more Chinese visual arts and performances to Adelaide. (more...)

THE MOTHER Extends Run at Tricycle TheatreTHE MOTHER Extends Run at Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

?With her production of Red Velvet currently running in the West End, Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre Indhu Rubasingham today announces the extension of the highly critically acclaimed UK premiere of Florian Zeller's The Mother, in a new translation by Christopher Hampton, now completing its run on 12 March. Laurence Boswell directs Gina McKee, Richard Clothier, Frances McNamee and William Postlethwaite in the production which opened to rave reviews at the venue earlier this week. (more...)

BWW Review: Mad Cow's Biting Comedy, ART, Makes You Question Nature of FriendshipBWW Review: Mad Cow's Biting Comedy, ART, Makes You Question Nature of Friendship
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 29, 2016

Do you have a prized piece of art hanging above the mantle in your home? Above the sofa? In your bedroom? What does the choice to invest in a particular work of art say about you? What does your best friend's choice in art say about him or her? Does your friend's choice say something about you? These seemingly frivolous questions lead to a series of dramatic confrontations in Yasmina Reza's biting comedy ART, playing now at Church Street's Mad Cow Theatre through February 21st. Originally written in French, and translated by Christopher Hampton, the play, which won the 1998 Tony for Best Play, is a break-neck exploration of the nature of friendship, and how seemingly unimportant decisions can destroy decades of love and trust. (more...)

Kathryn Erbe & More Join Frank Langella  in MTC's THE FATHER on BroadwayKathryn Erbe & More Join Frank Langella in MTC's THE FATHER on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming American premiere of The Father, the new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, in a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage), in a new production directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Outside Mullingar, City of Conversation) atMTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Cast of the Donmar Warehouse's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Featured in New AudiobookCast of the Donmar Warehouse's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Featured in New Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

A brand new audio adaptation delving into Choderlos de Laclos' infamous novel of seduction, intrigue and revenge, Les Liaisons Dangereuses - starring the cast of the current sold-out London theatre production at the Donmar Warehouse, including Elaine Cassidy (The Paradise), Janet McTeer (The Honourable Woman) and Dominic West (The Wire, The Affair)  - is available to download for free at audible.co.uk/Donmar from 28th January. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) will show a film of the stage adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, a co-production between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic, Wednesday, February 17 at 2pm and 7pm in partnership with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. (more...)

AUDIO: Elaine Cassidy, Dominic West & Janet McTeer Read from LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES; Download the Audible Audiobook for Free!AUDIO: Elaine Cassidy, Dominic West & Janet McTeer Read from LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES; Download the Audible Audiobook for Free!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Audible Studios has just released a new, free audio-original production in conjunction with Les Liaisons Dangereuses in London, starring Elaine Cassidy, Dominic West and Janet McTeer. The 90-minute audiobook features 90 minutes of love letters from the show, as performed by the stars of Christopher Hampton's production at Donmar Warehouse. (more...)

Official: Johanson, Xavier and Dillon Will Join Close in SUNSET BOULEVARDOfficial: Johanson, Xavier and Dillon Will Join Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Michael Xavier, Siobhan Dillon and Fred Johanson will join Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard, the second production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company.  (more...)

Glenn Close-Led SUNSET BOULEVARD Finds Leading Men for London RunGlenn Close-Led SUNSET BOULEVARD Finds Leading Men for London Run
by Jessica Khan - Jan 21, 2016

Glenn Close has found her leading men for SUNSET BOULEVARD at the London Coliseum this spring. (more...)

VIDEOS:  Alan Rickman on Broadway; a Sexual Predator, a Befuddled Divorcee and a Jaded NovelistVIDEOS: Alan Rickman on Broadway; a Sexual Predator, a Befuddled Divorcee and a Jaded Novelist
by Michael Dale - Jan 14, 2016

His Broadway debut was as an unknown but streets were jammed with fans the last time he came to call. (more...)

THE FATHER to Play Duke of York's Theatre Ahead of National Tour LaunchTHE FATHER to Play Duke of York's Theatre Ahead of National Tour Launch
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Following successful runs at the Theatre Royal Bath, the Tricycle Theatre in London and a West End season at Wyndham's Theatre, Florian Zeller's Moliere award-winning play, THE FATHER, will play at the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited five week run, 24thFebruary - 26th March 2016, prior to a national tour. (more...)

Merely Players to Present GOD OF CARNAGE in AtlantaMerely Players to Present GOD OF CARNAGE in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

?God of Carnage, Yasmina Reza's Tony award-winning play (translated by Christopher Hampton), runs January 8 through January 18 at Out of Box Theatre in Marietta and January 22 through January 31 at On Stage Atlanta. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for ARTMad Cow Theatre Sets Cast, Creative Team for ART
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for the dark comedy Art, opening Jan. 22, 2016 in the Harriett as the fourth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 19. This production is sponsored by Harriett Lake. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016
by - Jan 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 12/29/2015 - 1/5/2016. (more...)

Breaking News: Movie Musical Version of SUNSET BOULEVARD in the Works! Glenn Close to Star?Breaking News: Movie Musical Version of SUNSET BOULEVARD in the Works! Glenn Close to Star?
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2016

Norma's coming back to the big screen! As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Glenn Close will star as Norma Desmond in SUNSET BOULEVARD, presented by English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company, this coming spring. Now, writer Christopher Hampton revealed that a movie version of the musical is in the works, according to the Evening Standard.  He told ES: 'In fact we are looking down the line to make a movie of it later. When we first did Sunset Boulevard it was somehow still too close to the original. Now you have to ask yourself and find a director who would ask 'What is there about this story that was made so perfectly in 1950 that justified me doing it again?' ' (more...)

Something to Look Forward to! Plays Bowing on Broadway in 2016Something to Look Forward to! Plays Bowing on Broadway in 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at all of the upcoming plays from Roundabout, Manhattan Theatre Club, and more, currently slated to bow on the Great White Way in 2016! (more...)

Merely Players at Out of Box Theatre Present GOD OF CARNAGEMerely Players at Out of Box Theatre Present GOD OF CARNAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2016

God of Carnage, Yasmina Reza's Tony award-winning play (translated by Christopher Hampton), runs January 8 through January 18 at Out of Box Theatre in Marietta and January 22 through January 31 at On Stage Atlanta. (more...)

National Theatre CORIOLANUS Jan 8, 2016 & LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Jan 28, 2016National Theatre CORIOLANUS Jan 8, 2016 & LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Jan 28, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

National Theatre Live's 2013 broadcast of the Donmar Warehouse's production of Coriolanus returns to select cinemas in HD by popular demand. AAA Northeast at The Playhouse: Live in HD Series will present Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge on Friday, January 8, at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Elaine Cassidy, Dominic West & Janet McTeer in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSESSTAGE TUBE: First Look at Elaine Cassidy, Dominic West & Janet McTeer in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2015

National Theatre Live will present international broadcasts of the Donmar Warehouse's production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses on January 28, 2016. Hampton's adaptation stars Elaine Cassidy, Tony & Olivier Award winner and Oscar nominee Janet McTeer ('The White Queen') and Golden Globe Award nominee Dominic West (HBO's 'The Affair'); directed by Josie Rourke ('NT Live: Coriolanus'). (more...)

Feature Film Lineup Complete for 2016 Sundance Film FestivalFeature Film Lineup Complete for 2016 Sundance Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Sundance Institute today completed its feature film lineup for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival with the highly anticipated narratives, documentaries, episodic work and events in the Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Spotlight, Sundance Kids and Special Events sections. (more...)

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