Christopher Hampton News

Date of Birth: January 26, 1946 (70)
Gender: Male
Theatre Royal Bath Productions Announces Further Details For Its Spring 2017 SeasonTheatre Royal Bath Productions Announces Further Details For Its Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces further details for its Spring 2017 season which includes Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party and two UK premieres in The German Season at the Olivier Award-winning Ustinov Studio, Plastic and The Mentor. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD, Starring Ria Jones, Will Bring Drama Across the UK This SeasonSUNSET BOULEVARD, Starring Ria Jones, Will Bring Drama Across the UK This Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Norma Desmond will bring drama to towns across the UK, according to the Leicster Mercury, which reports the Curve announced the news of a SUNSET BOULEVARD tour at its 2017 season launch this evening. (more...)

Glenn Close to Discuss Her Return to Broadway in SUNSET BOULEVARD on NBC's 'Today'Glenn Close to Discuss Her Return to Broadway in SUNSET BOULEVARD on NBC's 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

BWW has learned that on Thursday, January 26th, actress Glenn Close will stop by NBC's TODAY to discuss her return to Broadway in the revival of SUNSET BOULEVARD. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Glenn Close-Led SUNSET BOULEVARD on Broadway!Full Cast Announced for Glenn Close-Led SUNSET BOULEVARD on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close won London's Evening Standard Award for her iconic portrayal of Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Sunset Boulevard. Close made her West End debut in bravura sold-out limited engagement at the English National Opera (ENO) in April 2016. The award was presented last night, Sunday, November 13, at a ceremony hosted by Sir Elton John and Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet To Bring Ballets By Antony Tudor And Martha Clarke To 92Y HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL, 2/24-25New York Theatre Ballet To Bring Ballets By Antony Tudor And Martha Clarke To 92Y HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL, 2/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) brings its highly acclaimed Legends & Visionaries series to the 92Y Harkness Dance Festival from February 24-25, 2017 at the The 92Y, located at 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC 10128. (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Will Seduce Audiences on Broadway Through This SundayLES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Will Seduce Audiences on Broadway Through This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses is in its final week of performances with the limited engagement ending this Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). (more...)

Players Presents LES LIAISONS DANGERUESES from London's National TheatrePlayers Presents LES LIAISONS DANGERUESES from London's National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

On Sunday, January 8 at 1pm, the Peterborough Players will present a streamed broadcast of the National Theatre's production of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES By Christopher Hampton live in High Definition.? (more...)

Curtain Up! BWW Looks Back on 2016's Memorable Broadway DebutsCurtain Up! BWW Looks Back on 2016's Memorable Broadway Debuts
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 27, 2016

From a 14-year-old up and comer to a DANCING WITH THE STARS' mirrorball champion, 2016 has been a year filled with noteworthy debuts on the Great White Way. Below, BWW looks back on the talented actors who were profiled in this year's 'Debut of the Month' column. (more...)

Planned TV Series Based on LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Will Not Move ForwardPlanned TV Series Based on LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Will Not Move Forward
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

A planned reboot of the cult 1999 film CRUEL INTENTIONS, which itself was an adaptation of Pierre Choderlos de Laclos 1782 novel LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, is not moving forward. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SAINT JOAN at Donmar WarehousePhoto Flash: First Look at SAINT JOAN at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Donmar Artistic Director Josie Rourke today announced full casting for her revival of Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan. As previously announced, the production will star Gemma Arterton, alongside Matt Bardock, Richard Cant, Hadley Fraser and Elliot Levey. (more...)

BWW Review: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Center Stage Inaugurates the 2016-17 SeasonBWW Review: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Center Stage Inaugurates the 2016-17 Season
by Charles Shubow - Dec 9, 2016

It's a battle of the sexes that takes place in circa 1782 France. (more...)

Anna-Mart van der Merwe stars in South African Premiere of Acclaimed Florian Zeller Play THE MOTHER at The FugardAnna-Mart van der Merwe stars in South African Premiere of Acclaimed Florian Zeller Play THE MOTHER at The Fugard
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

After a sell-out season of Florian Zeller's THE FATHER with Marius Weyers, Anna-Mart van der Merwe stars in the SA premiere of Zeller's companion piece THE MOTHER. (more...)

BWW Review: Bravura LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Center Stage: A Welcome Antidote to Seasonal Good CheerBWW Review: Bravura LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Center Stage: A Welcome Antidote to Seasonal Good Cheer
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Dec 6, 2016

With Les Liaisons Dangereuses, we have byzantine complexity and unreal psychology. Doesn't sound like the sort of thing that would keep readers and theatergoers keep coming back. Yet somehow, almost inexplicably, this slightly pornographic extravaganza of obscurity and nastiness continues to claim our attention. Never mind why; some things just are that way. (more...)

VIDEO: Liev Schreiber Talks LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on 'Live'VIDEO: Liev Schreiber Talks LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Actor Liev Schreiber sat down with Kelly Ripa and guest co-host, her hubby Mark Consuelos to talk about the Broadway play LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on today's "LIVE with Kelly." (more...)

Philip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in JanuaryPhilip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

One of America's most esteemed composers, Philip Glass, celebrates his 80th birthday this January, a milestone that will be marked by a year of notable performances and events encompassing every facet of his career—opera, chamber music, orchestra music, dance, theatre works and more. Highlights follow, with additional events and honors to be announced throughout the season. (more...)

DREAMGIRLS Leads December's Top 10 New London ShowsDREAMGIRLS Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Nov 29, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a big musical revival to starry panto and Matthew Bourne's latest, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES to Close Early this JanuaryLES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES to Close Early this January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Donmar Warehouse production of Christopher Hampton's Les Liaisons Dangereuses is in its final seven weeks with the limited engagement now ending on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St). (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Offering Rush Tickets Starting Next WeekLES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Offering Rush Tickets Starting Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Les Liaisons Dangereuses has announced a rush ticket policy beginning Tuesday, November 22. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces 2017 Spring SeasonDonmar Warehouse Announces 2017 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham announce today the Power Season at the Donmar Warehouse.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close won London's Evening Standard Award for her iconic portrayal of Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Sunset Boulevard. Close made her West End debut in bravura sold-out limited engagement at the English National Opera (ENO) in April 2016. The award was presented last night, Sunday, November 13, at a ceremony hosted by Sir Elton John and Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev. (more...)

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