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Christopher Walken News

Date of Birth: March 31, 1943 (73)
Birth Place: Queens, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Ophelia's Jump Theatre presents A BEHANDING IN SPOKANEOphelia's Jump Theatre presents A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Ophelia's Jump Productions announces the second production of their fifth season with A Behanding in Spokane, a 2010 black comedy written by the award-winning Irish playwright Martin McDonagh. Due to a scheduling conflict with their recent location, this production will be performed in an industrial space located at 2114 Porterfield Way in Upland, located next door to LAST NAME BREWING. (more...)

Peter Filichia to Return as Host of 2017 Theatre World Awards This JunePeter Filichia to Return as Host of 2017 Theatre World Awards This June
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Save the Date! The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors have announced the date for the 73rd Annual TheatreWorld Awards Ceremony set for Monday evening, June 5, 2017. (more...)

Rob Schneider Returns to his Roots Performing His New Stand-Up Live at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 3/10Rob Schneider Returns to his Roots Performing His New Stand-Up Live at The Ridgefield Playhouse on 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Saturday Night Live alumni and star of feature films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, The Hot Chick, The Benchwarmers, and much more, Rob Schneider returns to his roots performing his new stand-up LIVE at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, March 10 at 8pm as part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.  From his TV debut on David Letterman to his appearance on HBO's "13th Annual Young Comedians Special" to being hired as a writer on Saturday Night Live, Rob Schneider quickly became an on-air regular and fan favorite. He created characters that people around the country imitated and adored, including the "Copy Machine Guy," the "Orgasm Guy," and the "Put Your Weed In There Guy." Schneider performed memorable sketches with Charlton Heston, John Malkovich, Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Joe Pesci and others.  As part of theSaturday Night Live writing staff, Schneider was nominated for three Emmys and won a Peabody Award.  Make it a great night out with dinner and a show.  Visit Gallo (5 Grove Street, Ridgefield) and enjoy a free glass of wine with your entree when tickets a presented.  Rob Schneider is partially underwritten by Nutmeg Livery & Bruce Bennett Nissan and the media sponsor is 99.1PLR. (more...)

Robert Wisdom and Q'orianka Kilcher Join Cast of TNT's THE ALIENISTRobert Wisdom and Q'orianka Kilcher Join Cast of TNT's THE ALIENIST
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Robert Wisdom (The Wire) and Q'orianka Kilcher (The New World) are set to star in TNT's THE ALIENIST, the eagerly anticipated series based on the Anthony Award-winning, New York Times bestseller by Caleb Carr. (more...)

Birdland Presents Carmen Lundy, Ziegfeld Follies and More Week of 1/30Birdland Presents Carmen Lundy, Ziegfeld Follies and More Week of 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Love Songs for V-Day and More Coming Up This February at BirdlandJay Armstrong Johnson, Love Songs for V-Day and More Coming Up This February at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2017 lineup - scroll down for details! (more...)

Broadway's KINKY BOOTS Will Welcome New 'Lauren' This MonthBroadway's KINKY BOOTS Will Welcome New 'Lauren' This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Bring It On star Taylor Louderman will return to Broadway this winter, joining the Broadway company of Kinky Boots as 'Lauren' in the Tony Award-winning musical, beginning January 16, 2016.   (more...)

Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey Open REUNITED at The Foundry inside SLS Las VegasJon Lovitz and Dana Carvey Open REUNITED at The Foundry inside SLS Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

On Jan.6, beloved SNL icons and comedic superstars Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey celebrated the grand opening of their 20-show residency, 'Reunited,' at The Foundry inside SLS Las Vegas. The entertaining night was filled with crowd-roaring laughs and impeccable impressions including Dana Carvey's takes on Paul McCartney, Liam Neeson, Johnny Carson and Christopher Walken, to name a few. Throughout the show, the duo performed individual stand-ups acts and musical numbers together including renditions of 'Hey Jude,' 'Heaven' and an original composition called 'It's Not Complicated.' Following an audience Q&A session, the night was topped off with a duet of Carvey's 'Choppin' Broccoli.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primitive Grace Presents Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITYPhoto Coverage: Primitive Grace Presents Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Primitive Grace Theater Ensemble will present the World Premiere of FRINGE OF HUMANITY written and directed by Obie Award winner and SAG Award nominee Paul Calderon. Co-starring David Zayas (Dexter), performances begin January 11 at Access Theater. Opening is slated for Thursday, January 19th. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara Adds Second Show with Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture This WinterKelli O'Hara Adds Second Show with Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Due to demand, SubCulture artist-in-residence Jason Robert Brown will welcome Kelli O'Hara for a second show in January, the venue has just announced. (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skinner to Bring Intimate New Year's Eve to Triangle PlayersTony Nominee Emily Skinner to Bring Intimate New Year's Eve to Triangle Players
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Richmond Triangle Players celebrates the end of the year in style with An Intimate New Year's Eve with Emily Skinner, on Saturday, December 31.  (more...)

Taylor Louderman Departs MCC's RIDE THE CYCLONE Due to 'Creative Differences'Taylor Louderman Departs MCC's RIDE THE CYCLONE Due to 'Creative Differences'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Previews began earlier this month for MCC Theater's New York City premiere of the new musical Ride the Cyclone, which marks just the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. Before opening night, however, the musical will welcome a new cast member. (more...)

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY the Cupcake Way!BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY the Cupcake Way!
by George Brietigam - Nov 22, 2016

On the eve of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!, North Hollywood Arts District's newest theatre exceeds expectations with their production of HAIRSPRAY. (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Alex Wyse and More Join Original Chicago Stars in RIDE THE CYCLONE, Beginning Tonight at MCC TheaterTaylor Louderman, Alex Wyse and More Join Original Chicago Stars in RIDE THE CYCLONE, Beginning Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

MCC Theater presents the thrilling New York City premiere of the new musical Ride the Cyclone, which marks just the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD's Glenn Close Among Honorees for Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards GalaSUNSET BOULEVARD's Glenn Close Among Honorees for Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Theatre Forward and Chairman James S. Turley will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 3rd, at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). (more...)

Tony Winner Kelli O'Hara Makes Solo Debut at Carnegie Hall TonightTony Winner Kelli O'Hara Makes Solo Debut at Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Tony Award-winning soprano Kelli O'Hara makes her first-ever solo headlining appearance at Carnegie Hall tonight, October 29, at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. (more...)

John Cariani Workshops New Play at American Academy of Dramatic ArtsJohn Cariani Workshops New Play at American Academy of Dramatic Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Celebrated actor and playwright John Cariani joins The American Academy of Dramatic Arts Main Stage Live program to workshop his newest play, 'cul-de-sac,' developing it as a limited-run workshop production featuring the all-Academy alumni cast. (more...)

John Cariani Workshops New Play at American Academy of Dramatic Arts TonightJohn Cariani Workshops New Play at American Academy of Dramatic Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Celebrated actor and playwright John Cariani joins The American Academy of Dramatic Arts Main Stage Live program to workshop his newest play, 'cul-de-sac,' developing it as a limited-run workshop production featuring the all-Academy alumni cast. (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL to Open at The Rose Theater This WeekSHREK THE MUSICAL to Open at The Rose Theater This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Everyone's favorite ogre is back and bigger than ever in Shrek The Musical (TYA), the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning hit film by DreamWorks Animation. The 75-minute production opens at The Rose Theater on Sept. 30 and continues through Oct. 16. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek The Musical is an irreverently fun show the entire family will enjoy and a message audiences of all ages will appreciate. (more...)

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