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Christopher Hampton News

Date of Birth: January 26, 1946 (70)
Gender: Male
Melbourne Theatre Company Reveals 2017 SeasonMelbourne Theatre Company Reveals 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director Brett Sheehy AO today revealed MTC's 2017 Season - a collection of works from around the world that celebrate the art of great, live storytelling.  (more...)

Philip Glass's Orange Mountain Music Launches on Apple MusicPhilip Glass's Orange Mountain Music Launches on Apple Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Orange Mountain Music and Philip Glass are proud to announce the availability of the Orange Mountain Music catalog exclusively on Apple Music. (more...)

American Sign Language Show ART Added to LookOut Series at Steppenwolf TheatreAmerican Sign Language Show ART Added to LookOut Series at Steppenwolf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

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Elizabeth McGovern, Celia Imrie and Ben Miles Feature in 10th Anniversary HighTide FestivalElizabeth McGovern, Celia Imrie and Ben Miles Feature in 10th Anniversary HighTide Festival
by Marianka Swain - Aug 18, 2016

HighTide Festival, internationally renowned for discovering some of the UK's best new playwrights and producing new plays, has today announced the full ancillary programme for the 2016 Festival (8-18 September) - its 10th anniversary. Spanning performance, music, visual arts, literature and talks, it also includes world premiere productions from new and established HighTide writers. For the full festival programme, visit www.hightide.org.uk (more...)

Top 10 Screen To Stage Musical AdaptationsTop 10 Screen To Stage Musical Adaptations
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

The path from screen to stage hasn't always been a smooth one, and celluloid success is no guarantee of musical triumph (just ask the Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark team). But London is currently awash with popular medium-jumpers, from Aladdin and The Bodyguard to new musical Groundhog Day, which opened last night at the Old Vic. Here are 10 of the best screen to stage adaptations. (more...)

VIDEO: Playwright Christopher Hampton Explains The Scandalous History of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSESVIDEO: Playwright Christopher Hampton Explains The Scandalous History of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by Michael Dale - Aug 16, 2016

Choderlos de Laclos was a career soldier looking for a way to alleviate his boredom, so he wrote a novel that became the scandal of France. (more...)

THE FATHER, Starring Artistic Director David Lamb, Heads to The Kavinoky TheatreTHE FATHER, Starring Artistic Director David Lamb, Heads to The Kavinoky Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

The Kavinoky Theatre has announced that Florian Zeller's THE FATHER will complete its 2016/2017 season. (more...)

VIDEO: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES' Director Josie Rourke: Two Sharks In A Pool of InnocenceVIDEO: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES' Director Josie Rourke: Two Sharks In A Pool of Innocence
by Michael Dale - Aug 15, 2016

Rourke's acclaimed production of Christopher Hampton's sardonic drama of sex and revenge comes to Broadway's Booth Theatrre. (more...)

Sneak Peek: Broadway's REBECCA Scandal Featured on CNBC's AMERICAN GREED TonightSneak Peek: Broadway's REBECCA Scandal Featured on CNBC's AMERICAN GREED Tonight
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 11, 2016

CNBC's shocking true crime series AMERICAN GREED will examine the controversial journey of the Broadway-bound musical REBECCA. The series focuses on people who will 'do anything for money.' (more...)

VIDEO: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES' Janet McTeer On Destroying Ourselves For Love And SexVIDEO: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES' Janet McTeer On Destroying Ourselves For Love And Sex
by Michael Dale - Aug 10, 2016

There's no soft-selling from Janet McTeer when she talks about her upcoming Broadway assignment. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's REBECCA Scandal Featured on CNBC's AMERICAN GREED - Watch Preview Clips!VIDEO: Broadway's REBECCA Scandal Featured on CNBC's AMERICAN GREED - Watch Preview Clips!
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

In the all-new episode titled 'The Phantom Fraudster of Broadway', premiering August 11th at 10 pm/ET, the show will follow New York stockbroker Mark Hotton, who stole millions from investors and caused the Broadway premiere of REBECCA to implode. Check out clips from the episode below! (more...)

Broadway's REBECCA Scandal to Be Featured on CNBC's AMERICAN GREEDBroadway's REBECCA Scandal to Be Featured on CNBC's AMERICAN GREED
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 5, 2016

CNBC's shocking true crime series AMERICAN GREED will examine the controversial journey of the Broadway-bound musical REBECCA. The series focuses on people who will 'do anything for money.' (more...)

Programme Announced for Dublin Theatre Festival 2016Programme Announced for Dublin Theatre Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

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Comedy WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Starts This Month at Westport Country PlayhouseComedy WHAT THE BUTLER SAW Starts This Month at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

"What the Butler Saw," a shameless comedy by Joe Orton, offering a little blackmail and a lot of sexual innuendo, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, August 23 - September 10.  (more...)

VIDEO: Janet McTeer's La Marquise de Merteuil Discusses Love and Pleasure in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSESVIDEO: Janet McTeer's La Marquise de Merteuil Discusses Love and Pleasure in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by Michael Dale - Aug 1, 2016

McTeer and Liev Schreiber will play ex-lovers who take cruel pleasure in humiliating others through their expertise in seduction. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Premiere of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBERSan Francisco Opera to Premiere of Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang's DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

San Francisco Opera presents the world premiere of Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng's Dream of the Red Chamber, with a libretto by the composer and David Henry Hwang, in six performances from September 10-29, 2016. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Receives Connecticut Humanities GrantWestport Country Playhouse Receives Connecticut Humanities Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

A grant of $20,000 has been awarded to Westport Country Playhouse by Connecticut Humanities to support a series of community events surrounding the Playhouse's current production of Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar's topical thriller, 'The Invisible Hand.' The programs are free-of-charge, open to the public, and continue through August 8. (more...)

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...)

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