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Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi DenchProduction Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Production has begun on Working Title Films' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to which Focus Features holds worldwide rights as part of the company's renewed global initiative. (more...)

BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Bromley Churchill Theatre, 22 September 2016BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, Bromley Churchill Theatre, 22 September 2016
by Gary Naylor - Sep 23, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a fine production that will delight fans old and new of Jane Austen's immortal tale of unmarried daughters and their suitors. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public TheaterPLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/6/2016 - 9/13/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 9/6/2016 - 9/13/2016
by - Sep 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/6/2016 - 9/13/2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Patrick Dempsey Talks New 'Bridget Jones'; Grey's Anatomy & MoreVIDEO: Patrick Dempsey Talks New 'Bridget Jones'; Grey's Anatomy & More
by - Sep 12, 2016

After stealing fans’ hearts as “McDreamy” Dr. Derek Shepherd on “Grey’s Anatomy,” Patrick Dempsey now co-stars with Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth in the new film “Bridget Jones’s Baby." He stops by NBC's TODAY to talk about the film and his 11 seasons on “Grey’s." (more...)

Emma Stone Wins Best Actress at the Venice Film FestivalEmma Stone Wins Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

Former Cabaret star and Broadway favorite Emma Stone picked up a Best Actress Award today at the Venice Film Festival for her performance as Mia, a struggling actress, in the Damien Chapelle-directed film, La La Land, which is the star's latest outing with frequent onscreen partner, Ryan Gosling. The film, which features music by Broadway composing team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, tells the story of a couple facing the challenges and triumphs that life throws at artists trying to make it in Los Angeles. This award bodes well for Stone's chances at an Oscar nomination in the upcoming awards season; previous actors who followed the same trajectory include Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Colin Firth, Cate Blanchett, and Imelda Staunton.  (more...)

Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY 9/12 - 9/16Scoop: LIVE WITH KELLY 9/12 - 9/16
by TV Scoop - Sep 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY 9/12 - 9/16 (more...)

Photo Flash: Aurora's MAMMA MIA - Production Photos!Photo Flash: Aurora's MAMMA MIA - Production Photos!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

More than 60 million people in 40 countries on six different continents have reveled in Mamma Mia!, the iconic musical about love and friendship, of lost dreams and that last chance to make it right, all set to the music of ABBA, one of the most popular bands in the world.  (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/9/2016 - FUN HOME Bids Farewell and More!Broadway AM Report, 9/9/2016 - FUN HOME Bids Farewell and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 9, 2016

This weekend's big news: FIORELLO! opens tonight Off-Broadway, PROSPECT HIGH: BROOKLYN finishes its premiere run in NYC, CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE kicks off its tour in Boston, and FUN HOME says goodbye to Broadway! (more...)

The King's Speech...Teacher? Colin Firth in Consideration for Rumored Lincoln Center Revival of MY FAIR LADYThe King's Speech...Teacher? Colin Firth in Consideration for Rumored Lincoln Center Revival of MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Michael Riedel of the New York Post has reported that Lincoln Center may be courting Academy Award-winner, Colin Firth, for a rumored revival of the timeless classic, 'My Fair Lady.' (more...)

Top 10 Plays Set In SchoolTop 10 Plays Set In School
by Marianka Swain - Sep 7, 2016

Education, education, education - it's an inescapable topic in theatre. Recent years have seen Future Conditional (kicking off Matthew Warchus's Old Vic tenure), Matilda the Musical, The Brink, Kin, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, and, of course, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. To celebrate back to school week, here are 10 of the best plays set in school. Get studying! To celebrate back to school week, here are 10 of the best plays set in school. Get studying! (more...)

VIDEO: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth & Patrick Dempsey Talk New BRIDGET JONESVIDEO: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth & Patrick Dempsey Talk New BRIDGET JONES
by Movies News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

It's been twelve years since Renee Zellweger's character Bridget Jones made an appearance on the big screen. In the upcoming movie “Bridget Jones's Baby,” she find out she's pregnant, but isn't exactly sure if the father is Mark Darcy or Jack Qwant, played by Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris & More Kick Off 'LIVE's 29th SeasonKristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris & More Kick Off 'LIVE's 29th Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIVE WITH KELLY Week of 9/5, airing on ABC on Monday, August 1, 2016! (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The PublicCast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with PRIDE AND PREJUDICEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

Following sell-out performances in 2013, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed production of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, returns this year to close the 2016 Summer Season ahead of a major UK Tour in September. Opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, the tour will then visit Norwich, Cambridge, Salford, Leicester, Woking, Truro, Birmingham and Richmond, with further dates in 2017. (more...)

Breaking News: Jason Sudeikis Will Lead Classic Stage Company's DEAD POETS SOCIETY Off-BroadwayBreaking News: Jason Sudeikis Will Lead Classic Stage Company's DEAD POETS SOCIETY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Classic Stage Company (Artistic Director John Doyle and Managing Director Jeff Griffin) announced today that Jason Sudeikis will star as John Keating in the world premiere of Dead Poets Society, a new play based on the beloved 1989 film. Written by Academy Award winner Tom Schulman, adapted from his screenplay, and directed by John Doyle, Dead Poets Society is set at a rigorous all-boys preparatory school renowned for its ancient traditions, where the unconventional Professor Keating inspires his students to defy conformity, and to live passionately. Performances for Dead Poets Society will begin Thursday, October 27 at CSC (136 East 13thStreet) with an official press opening Thursday, November 17. Additional casting will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Matthew Kelly To Star In PRIDE AND PREJUDICE At Regent's Park Open Air TheatreMatthew Kelly To Star In PRIDE AND PREJUDICE At Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Edward Baker - Aug 1, 2016

Full casting is announced today for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed production of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice which, after sell-out performances in 2013, returns this year to conclude the 2016 Summer Season ahead of a major UK Tour in September. Opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, the tour will then visit Norwich, Cambridge, Salford, Leicester, Woking, Truro, Birmingham and Richmond, with further dates in 2017. There will be a press night at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on Thursday 22 September at 7.30pm. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's PRIDE AND PREJUDICEFull Cast Announced for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

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NKPR IT Lounge Partners with The Scott Brothers to Form the IT House x Producers BallNKPR IT Lounge Partners with The Scott Brothers to Form the IT House x Producers Ball
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

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New Folger Shakespeare Library Exhibition is AnnouncedNew Folger Shakespeare Library Exhibition is Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Explore how the literary celebrity of William Shakespeare and Jane Austen has put contemporary readers on a first-name basis with these centuries-old writers. (more...)

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