Christopher Hampton News

Date Of Birth:
January 26, 1946 (68)
Gender:
Male
Estelle Parsons and More to Appear in Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Palm Beach Dramaworks is pleased to announce that Estelle Parsons, Tim Altmeyer, Jim Ballard, Cliff Burgess, Elizabeth Dimon, Rob Donohoe, Patti Gardner, Kate Hampton, Kenneth Kay, Margery Lowe, Colin McPhillamy, Angelica Page, and Angie Radosh are among the outstanding actors scheduled to appear during its upcoming fifteenth anniversary season. (more...)

Our Productions Theatre Co. to Stage GOD OF CARNAGE, 9/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Our Productions Theatre Co. announces the cast of the Tony Award winning GOD OF CARNAGE, written by Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton. The production runs Sept. 12 - 14, 2014 in the Black Box Theater at medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater. The cast includes Andi Allen as Veronica, Brad Baker as Michael, Stephanie Riggs as Annette and Jeff Swearingen as Alan. (more...)

Vagabond Players' 99th Season Kicks Off with ART, 9/5-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

'Art', the Tony award winning comedy written Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton, opens The Vagabond Players 99th Season on September 5, and runs through September 28. This witty contemporary play is directed by Howard Berkowitz. (more...)

Vagabond Players to Open 99th Season with ART, Begin. 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 03, 2014

'Art', the Tony award winning comedy written Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton, opens The Vagabond Players 99th Season on September 5, and runs through September 28. This witty contemporary play is directed by Howard Berkowitz. (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES to Open Actor's Express' 27th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Passion and power collide in Actor's Express' 27th season opener Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Called 'a compelling evening of malicious wit' by The New York Times, this sizzling classic runs September 6 - October 5, 2014. Performances are Wednesday through Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Tickets are $26-$45 and may be purchased at actors-express.com or by calling 404.607.7469. (more...)

BWW Reviews: American Stage's GOD OF CARNAGE Presents Tulips and Tumult
by Desiree Fantal - Jul 18, 2014

Yasmina Reza's play, 'God of Carnage,' aims to destroy the facade of civility initially presented by the four characters on stage. (more...)

Bergen County Players' 2014-15 Season to Include 'DROWSY CHAPERONE,' 'OSAGE COUNTY' & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Long considered one of America's foremost community theater groups, the Bergen County Players is proud to announce its 2014-15 season, an ambitious, passionate and playful year of audience pleasing musicals, innovative plays and special events for its 82nd consecutive season. From toe-tapping musicals to hilarious comedies to intense dramas, BCP has garnered a reputation for outstanding quality productions at affordable prices. As audiences have been anxiously anticipating, the new season kicks off with The Drowsy Chaperone, the five-time Tony Award winning musical. (more...)

Short North Stage Announces 2014-15 Season - SUNSET BOULEVARD, FUGITIVE SONGS and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Short North Stage will present its 2014-15 season starting on October 2 with Sunset Boulevard, the musical version of Billy Wilder's Academy Award-winning 1950 movie of the same name. The score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, is considered by many to be one of his finest. The book and lyrics are by Don Black and Christopher Hampton. Sunset Boulevard is a Hollywood legend about a faded 1920s silent-screen star, Norma Desmond, who lives in a decaying mansion on the fabled Los Angeles street. A chance meeting with a down-and-out screenwriter, Joe Gillis, feeds into her dream of writing a film that will be her comeback to the silver screen. Winning Tony Awards on Broadway for Best Musical, Best Book and Score and Best Actress in 1995, Sunset Boulevard opened originally in London starring Patti LuPone and later productions featured such stars as Betty Buckley, Glenn Close, Diahann Caroll and Petula Clark. Actor Hugh Jackman made his first stage splash as Joe Gillis in the Australian production. Performances run from Oct 2-19 on the Garden Theater Main Stage. (more...)

Alan Rickman to Receive 2014 Francois Truffaut Award
by Movies News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Actor and director ALAN RICKMAN will receive the 2014 Francois Truffaut Award on July 23 July at this year's Giffoni Experience (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at ActorsNET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Les Liaisons Dangereuses -- Christopher Hampton's sensual adult drama about the 18th-century French nobility at its ignoble worst -- will enjoy a July 11 - 27 run at the intimate Heritage Center Theatre stage in Morrisville. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Two Muses Theatre Announces Fourth Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Two Muses Theatre, a non-profit, professional theatre based in West Bloomfield, Michigan, will produce five shows in their fourth season. (more...)

ActorsNET Presents LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Christopher Hampton's sensual play, from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos, examines two pitiless French aristocrats who are both rivals and ex-lovers, using sex as a weapon to humiliate and degrade others for their own amusement. (more...)

Mercury Summer Stock Presents SUNSET BOULEVARD, 7/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's glorious musical, the award-winning SUNSET BOULEVARD, will get a new production at Mercury Summer Stock fromJuly 11-26, 2014. Based on the Billy Wilder film with Gloria Swanson, the musical version of Sunset Boulevard, starring renowned Soprano Helen Todd, features a lush score by Andrew Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Christopher Hampton and Don Black. The musical, directed and choreographed by MSS Artistic Director Pierre Brault, features the hit songs "With One Look", "As If We Never Said Goodbye" and "The Perfect Year". (more...)

Musicalsommer 2014 auf den Freilichtbühnen im deutschsprachigen Raum
by Iris Moebius - Jun 13, 2014

Auch in diesem Sommer kann man Musicals wieder auf Freilichtbuhnen in ganz Deutschland erleben, von Klassikern wie Anatevka und My Fair Lady, uber Sunset Bouledvard und Kiss Me, Kate, bis hin zu deutschen Eigenproduktionen wie Maria, Ihm Schmeckt's Nicht und Heiße Ecke. Hier nun ein Überblick uber 20 großere Festivals und Produktionen in Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich. (more...)

The Ustinov Studio, Bath Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Ustinov Studio, Bath is delighted to announce its Autumn 2014 season, which will comprise three black comedies from some of the greatest names in European drama: Friedrich Durrenmatt's Play Strindberg, Florian Zeller's The Father and Eugene Ionesco's Exit the King. (more...)

Maya Hakvoort als Norma Desmond in SUNSET BOULEVARD bei den Freilichtspielen Tecklenburg
by Marcel Konrath - Jun 11, 2014


THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES & More Set for AstonRep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

AstonRep Theatre Company has announced its 2014-15 its new artistic home, The Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. The season kicks off this fall with Martin McDonagh's comedy THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE, directed by Company Member Derek Bertelsen followed next spring by Christopher Hampton's drama LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, directed by Charlie Marie McGrath. The season concludes next summer with the 7th ANNUAL WRITER'S SERIES, exposing and developing new works by some of Chicago's most talented playwrights (venue to be announced). Tickets for all productions will go on sale at a later date. For additional information, visit www.astonrep.com. (more...)

Hampton Theatre Company Closes 29th Season with GOD OF CARNAGE, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

The all-too-thin veneer of tolerance and civility is first frayed and then comically shredded when two sets of parents attempt to discuss an altercation between their sons in Yasmina Reza's 'God of Carnage,' the Hampton Theatre Company's final production of the 2013-2014 season, running from tonight, May 22 to June 8 at the Quogue Community Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hampton Theatre Company's GOD OF CARNAGE, Opening 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2014

The all-too-thin veneer of tolerance and civility is first frayed and then comically shredded when two sets of parents attempt to discuss an altercation between their sons in Yasmina Reza's 'God of Carnage,' the Hampton Theatre Company's final production of the 2013-2014 season, running from May 22 to June 8 at the Quogue Community Hall. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD Runs Through 6/14 at Blackfriars Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit Broadway musical based on the classic Billy Wilder film comes to Blackfriars this May! Sunset Blvd. follows departed star of the silent screen era and tortured soul, Norma Desmond. Her glamour and fame have faded all but in her mind and she longs for her grand return to the silver screen. When she accidentally crosses paths with Joe Gillis, a struggling Hollywood screen-writer, their subsequent passionate and volatile relationship leads to a startling conclusion. (more...)

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