Colin Firth News

Stephen Fry Narrates Sherlock Holmes for AudibleStephen Fry Narrates Sherlock Holmes for Audible
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Audible Studios, a production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of Stephen Fry's indelible performance of Sherlock Holmes, an essential collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novels and stories featuring the iconic detective. 130 years after the first-ever Sherlock Holmes story, A Study In Scarlett, was published by Ward Lock & Co. in 1887, the magic and mystery of Holmes' investigations are now available for download in Fry's unmistakable voice at audible.com/sherlockholmes. (more...)

Kelsey Grammer Performs RISE AND SHINE for AudibleKelsey Grammer Performs RISE AND SHINE for Audible
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Audible Studios, a production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Kelsey Grammer's moving interpretation of Rise and Shine, a remarkable true story that chronicles author Simon Lewis's miraculous journey from tragedy to triumph. This production is now available for download at audible.com/riseandshine. (more...)

Neil Sean to Host AN AUDIENCE WITH SIR JOHN STANDINGNeil Sean to Host AN AUDIENCE WITH SIR JOHN STANDING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Sir John Standing joins celebrity interviewer Neil Sean (Sky news/NBC) n a special afternoon of delightful conversation on Saturday, April 15th at the London Hilton, Paddington in the historical surroundings of the wonderful Grand Western Ballroom. (more...)

It's Official! Angela Lansbury Joins MARY POPPINS RETURNS as 'Balloon Lady'It's Official! Angela Lansbury Joins MARY POPPINS RETURNS as 'Balloon Lady'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Disney has confirmed rumors from back in December that Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the all-new sequel to Disney's 1964 film 'Mary Poppins' currently filming at Shepperton Studios. She will feature as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from PL Travers' series of Mary Poppins children's books. The film is scheduled for release December 25, 2018. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili, at Irish RepCast Complete for THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili, at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES. Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM), THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017.  (more...)

Cast of Hit Film LOVE ACTUALLY to Reunite in Short Film for Red Nose Day Special on NBCCast of Hit Film LOVE ACTUALLY to Reunite in Short Film for Red Nose Day Special on NBC
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Writer-director Richard Curtis and the cast of his beloved holiday film “Love Actually” are coming together again for “Red Nose Day Actually,” a short film that will air as part of Comic Relief's “Red Nose Day Special” May 25 on NBC and March 24's Red Nose Day in the U.K. on BBC1. (more...)

Production Begins on MARY POPPINS RETURNS; Official Plot + More Details Revealed!Production Begins on MARY POPPINS RETURNS; Official Plot + More Details Revealed!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Production on MARY POPPINS RETURNS, the all new sequel to Disney's 1964 film “Mary Poppins,” has commenced at Shepperton Studios. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 208th season with Oscar Wilde's classic comedy, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Directed by Bob Carlton, this production begins previews on March 14th, opens on March 22nd and runs through April 30th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Obi Abili to Star in Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES at Irish RepObi Abili to Star in Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre will present Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City) this spring, starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM). THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017. (more...)

Freeform Announces February Funday Weekend Long Programming EventFreeform Announces February Funday Weekend Long Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Are you holding out for a hero? Wait no more. Freeform's Funday weekend features a horde of heroes from beloved Disney movies, including the premiere of Disney's “Big Hero 6,” starting SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18 and continuing through SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19. (more...)

Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montague to Lead PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at The Marlowe TheatreMatthew Kelly and Felicity Montague to Lead PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montague star in Pride And Prejudice at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, later this month. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/2/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/2/2017
by - Jan 2, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 1/2/2017. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/26/2016This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/26/2016
by - Dec 26, 2016

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 12/26/2016. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/19/2016This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/19/2016
by - Dec 19, 2016

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 12/19/2016. (more...)

Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Linda, a new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike) directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit). (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/12/2016This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 12/12/2016
by - Dec 12, 2016

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 12/12/2016. (more...)

Richard Armitage Performs 'Romeo and Juliet: A Novel' for AudibleRichard Armitage Performs 'Romeo and Juliet: A Novel' for Audible
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Audible Studios, a production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of stage and screen actor Richard Armitage's heartfelt performance of David Hewson's Romeo and Juliet: A Novel. Hewson reimagined the world's most famous love story exclusively for Audible, and in it he plumbs both Shakespeare's classic play and its source material to produce a romantic, historical tragedy told in modern English that takes listeners through Juliet's search for individual identity at a time when women were rarely treated as though they had one. Armitage's performance is now available for download at audible.com/R&J. (more...)

BWW Interview: Veteran Actress MORGAN FAIRCHILD Continues to Cast a Spell in A CINDERELLA CHRISTMASBWW Interview: Veteran Actress MORGAN FAIRCHILD Continues to Cast a Spell in A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS
by Don Grigware - Nov 28, 2016

Film and TV actress Morgan Fairchild needs no introduction. She has been working for the past 40+ years, always recognizable as the glamorous blonde vixen from such series as Flamingo Road, Paper Dolls and Falcon Crest, as well as the soap Search For Tomorrow. Now about ready to start rehearsals for the Lythgoe Family's Christmas Panto, called A Cinderella Christmas at the Pasadena Playhouse, bowing December 8, Fairchild took time out of her busy schedule to chat with us about the role she is playing and her career. Has she been happy or does she long to change her sexy image? (more...)

Rachel McAdams Performs ANNE OF GREEN GABLES for AudibleRachel McAdams Performs ANNE OF GREEN GABLES for Audible
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Audible Studios, a production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of Academy Award nominee Rachel McAdams' dazzling interpretation of Lucy Maud Montgomery's beloved novel Anne of Green Gables. This new recording, released just in time to keep listeners entertained throughout holiday traffic and family time, reinvigorates the hilarious misadventures and captures the uncompromising spirit that have made Montgomery's heroine an unforgettable symbol of individualism and cheer for over a century. McAdams's performance is now available for download at audible.com/anneofgreengables. (more...)

Santa Barbara Film Fest to Honor LA LA LAND's Emma Stone & Ryan GoslingSanta Barbara Film Fest to Honor LA LA LAND's Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling will be presented with the 2017 Outstanding Performers of the Year award (more...)

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