Christopher Hampton News

Date of Birth: January 26, 1946 (70)
Gender: Male
Donmar Warehouse Announces Seasons at New King's Cross Temporary Theatre and in New YorkDonmar Warehouse Announces Seasons at New King's Cross Temporary Theatre and in New York
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham announce today that the Donmar Warehouse will launch two ambitious seasons of work in London's King's Cross and in New York. (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Nathan Lane and Gregory Hines Get In Touch With Their Feminine Sides, 1995Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Nathan Lane and Gregory Hines Get In Touch With Their Feminine Sides, 1995
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2016

The evening's musical comedy highlight was the pair belting out a medley of musical theatre hits written for women. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE UNAVAILABLE MAN MAGNET Opens at Orlando Fringe FestivalPhoto Flash: THE UNAVAILABLE MAN MAGNET Opens at Orlando Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2016

The Unavailable Man Magnet, a new play by Winter Garden resident Amanda Scheirer debuted on Thursday at the 2016 Orlando International Fringe Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & More  Win Big at the 2016 Drama League Awards!Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & More Win Big at the 2016 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Shelian-Shanks) gathers today for the 82nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, hosted by 2016 Tony® Award-nominees, Zachary Levi (She Loves Me) and Megan Hilty (Noises Off), in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory's THE TRUTH Headed to West End with Frances O'Connor and MoreMenier Chocolate Factory's THE TRUTH Headed to West End with Frances O'Connor and More
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The latest play from French sensation Florian Zeller just finished its run at Menier Chocolate Factory and will now transfer to Wyndham's Theatre in the West End, beginning June 22nd, according to the Daily Mail.  (more...)

Frank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Tops Last Two Seasons at Pioneer Theatre CompanyFrank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Tops Last Two Seasons at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company's production of THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, with music by Frank Wildhorn and book and lyrics by Jack Murphy, has been the best-selling show of the theatre's last two seasons. (more...)

Frank Langella-Led THE FATHER get One Week Extension at Manhattan Theatre ClubFrank Langella-Led THE FATHER get One Week Extension at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Father, the new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, with a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage) and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Outside Mullingar, City of Conversation) will extend by one week at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement, which opened on April 14 to critical raves, has been extended through Sunday, June 19. (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, James Earl Jones in August Wilson's FENCES, 1987Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, James Earl Jones in August Wilson's FENCES, 1987
by Michael Dale - May 15, 2016

One of America's great actors played a riveting scene from one of America's great plays on the 1987 telecast. (more...)

THE UNAVAILABLE MAN MAGNET Set for Orlando Fringe FestivalTHE UNAVAILABLE MAN MAGNET Set for Orlando Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

?The Unavailable Man Magnet, a new play by Winter Garden resident Amanda Scheirer is debuting at the 2016 Orlando International Fringe Festival. (more...)

THE FOREIGNER, URINETOWN, CONSTELLATIONS Set for Annie Russell Theatre's 84th SeasonTHE FOREIGNER, URINETOWN, CONSTELLATIONS Set for Annie Russell Theatre's 84th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Annie Russell Theatre, the longest running theatre in Central Florida, announces their 84th season! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Farcher and More in Frank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at PTCPhoto Flash: First Look at Matt Farcher and More in Frank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at PTC
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place tonight, May 6 through May 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Frank Wildhorn Visits Utah for THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Frank Wildhorn Visits Utah for THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2016

Composer Frank Wildhorn ventured out west to Utah this week to visit the company of COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, currently playing at the Pioneer Theatre. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ART at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at ART at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will open its 2016 Season with two Tony Award-winning plays staged in repertory, 'Art' and 'Red,' with each play alternating daily, now through May 29. 'Art' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, and 'Red' by John Logan, will be directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. Each of the plays is about art: making it, owning it, the anguish of creating it, and the ache of believing in it. BroadwayWorld has a first look at 'Art' below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RED at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at RED at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will open its 2016 Season with two Tony Award-winning plays staged in repertory, 'Art' and 'Red,' with each play alternating daily, now through May 29. 'Art' by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton, and 'Red' by John Logan, will be directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. Each of the plays is about art: making it, owning it, the anguish of creating it, and the ache of believing in it. BroadwayWorld has a first look at 'Red' below! (more...)

BWW TV: Matt Farcher Performs 'Hell to Your Doorstep' in Frank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre CompanyBWW TV: Matt Farcher Performs 'Hell to Your Doorstep' in Frank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place tonight, May 6 through May 21, 2016. Click below to watch Matt Farcher perform 'Hell to Your Doorstep' from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Matt Farcher, Briana Carlson-Goodman and More in Frank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTOPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Matt Farcher, Briana Carlson-Goodman and More in Frank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place tonight, May 6 through May 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

Print Room at the Coronet to Stage UK Premiere of HAIM - IN THE LIGHT OF A VIOLINPrint Room at the Coronet to Stage UK Premiere of HAIM - IN THE LIGHT OF A VIOLIN
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

With Deathwatch currently running in the theatre and Beckett in London due to open on the 17 May, The Print Room at the Coronet today announces the UK premiere of Haim - In The Light Of A Violin, written and directed by Gerald Garutti, in a new translation by Christopher Hampton. This production marks the return of French writer and director Garutti to the Print Room, after his 2014 production of Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, starring Harry Lloyd. (more...)

The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus' second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children's programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew's 'something for everyone' approach. (more...)

Artistic Director John Langs Launches First Season at ACT Theatre with a BangArtistic Director John Langs Launches First Season at ACT Theatre with a Bang
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

It's May of 2016 and John Langs is entering his fifth month as the Artistic Director of Seattle's ACT Theatre, in its 51st season. (more...)

2016 Tony Awards - The Nominees React - UPDATING LIVE!2016 Tony Awards - The Nominees React - UPDATING LIVE!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 3, 2016

We've caught Tony fever here at BroadwayWorld.com, and it's spreading! Follow us on BWW throughout the day, as we'll bring you Tony nominee reactions, exclusive reports, surprises, behind the scenes coverage and oh, so much more! (more...)

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