Christopher Hampton News

Date of Birth: January 26, 1946 (70)
Gender: Male
Elena Kampouris Joins Cast of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on BroadwayElena Kampouris Joins Cast of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Elena Kampouris (My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2; Men, Women & Children) will make her Broadway debut as 'Cecile Volanges' alongside Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. (more...)

Birgitte Hjort Sorensen Will Join Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on BroadwayBirgitte Hjort Sorensen Will Join Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Danish actress Birgitte Hjort Sorensen (Pitch Perfect 2, 'Vinyl') will make her Broadway debut as 'Madame de Tourvel' alongside Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. Ms. Sorensen previously appeared on the Donmar stage in Ms. Rourke's 2014 production of Coriolanus opposite Tom Hiddleston. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast THREEPENNY OPERA and DEEP BLUE SEA This FallNational Theatre Live to Broadcast THREEPENNY OPERA and DEEP BLUE SEA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

National Theatre Live has announced international broadcasts of the Rufus Norris' National Theatre production of The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann, in a new adaptation by Simon Stephens on Thursday, September 22, 2016; and, Carrie Cracknell's acclaimed National Theatre production of Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea on Thursday, October 6, 2016. (more...)

Top 10 Page To Stage AdaptationsTop 10 Page To Stage Adaptations
by Marianka Swain - Jul 20, 2016

Harry Potter mania grips London, while over the pond the States is seized by Hamilton fever. What do they have in common? Both originated in literary sources - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in J.K. Rowling's book series, and Hamilton in Ron Chernow's historical biography. They're not alone, with other examples this summer including Breakfast at Tiffany's, now in the West End, Therese Raquin at Southwark Playhouse, and the return of Pride and Prejudice to Regent's Park Open Air. So, here are 10 of the best page to stage adaptations. (more...)

VIDEO: Liev Schreiber Calls LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Characters 'Cannibals'VIDEO: Liev Schreiber Calls LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Characters 'Cannibals'
by Michael Dale - Jul 19, 2016

Schreiber, Janet McTeer and director Josie Rourke discuss Christopher Hampton's sardonic drama of sex and revenge. (more...)

Company of Fools Will Present ARTCompany of Fools Will Present ART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

?This summer Company of Fools (COF) will present the chic, short, and wickedly funny comedy ART by award-winning playwright Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton. The play, which won both the 1998 Tony Award for Best Play and the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy, will run August 9-13 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. (more...)

VIDEO: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES' Liev Schreiber Auditions For HAMLET As Ray DonovanVIDEO: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES' Liev Schreiber Auditions For HAMLET As Ray Donovan
by Michael Dale - Jun 30, 2016

Liev Schreiber has played Shakespeare's Prince of Denmark on stage, but is his character from the hit Showtime series 'Ray Donovan' up to the task? (more...)

Mary Beth Peil to Join Janet McTeer & Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on BroadwayMary Beth Peil to Join Janet McTeer & Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil will join Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. (more...)

Something's Coming: A First Look at the Broadway Season Ahead!Something's Coming: A First Look at the Broadway Season Ahead!
by Nora Dominick - Jun 19, 2016

The 2016 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the 2016-2017 Broadway season. With new musicals and plays about to descend to Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving next season! (more...)

Frank Langella to Miss Final Performance of THE FATHER; Closes TodayFrank Langella to Miss Final Performance of THE FATHER; Closes Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Frank Langella is ill and will be out for today's 2pm final performance.  The performance will take place as scheduled with Mr. Langella's understudy, Anthony Newfield.  (more...)

VIDEO: Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber Steam Up LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Photo ShootVIDEO: Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber Steam Up LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Photo Shoot
by Michael Dale - Jun 17, 2016

The pair stars in a limited Broadway run of Christopher Hampton's sardonic drama of sex and revenge. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, AIDA & More Set for Moonlight's 2017 Summer SeasonIN THE HEIGHTS, AIDA & More Set for Moonlight's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Steven Glaudini, producing artistic director of Moonlight Stage Productions, announces the 2017 season at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. (more...)


by Felipe Velasco - Jun 17, 2016

Este concierto participativo ofrece a mas de 200 personas aficionadas a la musica la oportunidad de participar, junto con solistas y la emblematica orquesta, en un emotivo recorrido por la historia del teatro musical, desde sus origenes hasta hoy, a partir de fragmentos de algunos de los musicales mas emblematicos: Chicago, Hello Dolly!, Hairspray, Cats o los Miserables. (more...)

THE FATHER's Frank Langella Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a PlayTHE FATHER's Frank Langella Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Frank Langella has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his role as Andre in THE FATHER. (more...)

Tickets to Donmar's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway on Sale This SundayTickets to Donmar's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway on Sale This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Tickets go on sale this Sunday, June 12 at 10 AM to the general public for Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. Tickets are available through Telecharge.com and by calling 212-239-6200 and in person at the Booth Theatre box office. Group bookings are currently available through Telecharge.com Group Sales at 212-239-6262 or 800-432-7780. (more...)

Tony Nominee Brian Murray to Star in SIMON SAYS at Lynn Redgrave TheaterTony Nominee Brian Murray to Star in SIMON SAYS at Lynn Redgrave Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

?Three-time Tony Award nominee and Theater Hall of Fame inductee Brian Murray stars in the thriller, SIMON SAYS, a new play by Mat Schaffer, which will have its New York premiere at The Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street) where it opens on Saturday, July 9th. Directed by Myriam Cyr,  SIMON SAYS will begin previews on Wednesday, July 6th and will play a limited engagement through Saturday, July 30th. Tickets are $20 for previews and $30 for all other performances.  Premium seating is available at $65.  For tickets visit: www.cultureproject.org  or call 866-811-4111.    (more...)

THE FATHER's Christopher Hampton Says 'Idiotic' Workshop Process 'Dumbs Down New Plays'THE FATHER's Christopher Hampton Says 'Idiotic' Workshop Process 'Dumbs Down New Plays'
by Michael Dale - Jun 6, 2016

He says playwrights must now satisfy an 'army of bureaucrats' to get their work produced. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions to Screen National Theatre's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, 6/8Amphibian Stage Productions to Screen National Theatre's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions will show a film of the National Theatre of London's production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton on Saturday, June 4 at 1pm and Wednesday, June 8 at 2pm and 7pm, in partnership with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. (more...)

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...)

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