David Schwimmer News

NBC Reveals Details on New Comedies, Dramas for Upcoming Season
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2013

Deadline reports that NBC has picked up a comedy series starring Broadway vet Sean Hayes and Victor Fresco titled SEAN SAVES THE WORLD. The network has also ordered the new drama 'Believe' from J.J. Abrams. Below, check out the credits and descriptions for NBC's newly picked up series (more...)

League of Chicago Theatres Announces Summer 2013 Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Summer 2013 will bring a wealth of new works to Chicago stages, closing out this season with some of the most exciting theater in the country, and holding Chicago's place as a leader on the national scene. Offerings from the city's more than 200 producing theaters includes a range of special summer programming, featuring everything from the latest musicals and highly anticipated world premieres to updated classics. (more...)

Braff, Shannon, Liotta & More At NY ICEMAN Premiere
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 25, 2013

Frequent stage stars Zach Braff, Michael Shannon and Ray Liotta all were spotted at the premiere of the new drama THE ICEMAN earlier this week as it made its debut in New York City after showings at many film festivals throughtout 2012. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BIG KNIFE Opens on Broadway - Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Apr 17, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Big Knife, by Clifford Odets, opened last night, April 16, at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This will be a limited engagement through June 2, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate the whole night, scroll down for photos from the red carpet. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces New Additions to Online Auction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons has announced additional details for its 2013 special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala. Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, began Friday March 29 at 10AM at www.biddingforgood/playwrightshorizons. Online bidding will continue through Monday, April 15 at 8PM. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre to Host 12th Annual Ball THE MADHATTER'S SPEAKEASY, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2013

Lookingglass Theatre's Junior Board announces the 12th Annual Madhatter's Ball, "The Madhatter's Speakeasy" to be held at Venue One, 1044 W. Randolph, on Saturday, June 1, 2013. The VIP reception begins at 8pm. The event is from 9pm-midnight with an after-party, location TBD, from 12am-2:00am. (more...)

Vail Film Festival Announces 2013 Film Program
by Movies News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

The 10th anniversary Vail Film Festival, taking place March 28 31, 2013, in, Vail, Colo., is pleased to announce the complete film line-up for the 2013 Festival. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lookingglass Theatre's BIG LAKE BIG CITY World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2013

Continuing its 25th Anniversary Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Big Lake Big City, written by Keith Huff and directed by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer. Tickets are now on sale for the production, running June 19 - August 11, 2013 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Broadway Technical Giant Neil Mazzella to Receive 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award from USITT
by Samantha Vega - Feb 20, 2013

USITT, the professional association for performing arts designers and technicians, annually recognizes individuals whose careers have contributed significantly to their specialty. Mazzella will be honored at USITT's 2013 Annual Conference & Stage Expo March 20?23 in Milwaukee, Wis., an event that draws over 5,000 people from the world of theatrical design and technology. Mazzella, CEO of Hudson Scenic Studio, Hudson Sound & Light, and Hudson Theatrical Associates, has been technical supervisor for over 40 Broadway productions, including All About Me with Michael Feinstein (2010) and The Caine Mutiny Court?Martial with David Schwimmer (2006). (more...)

Troy West and More Star in BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO at Lookingglass Theatre, Now thru 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Continuing its 25th Anniversary Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, written by Rajiv Joseph and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Tickets are now on sale for the production, running tonight, January 30 - March 17, 2013 at Lookingglass Theatre Company. (more...)

Alex Davis, Chris Henry Coffey, Christopher Ryan Grant and More Join SHAVING at Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Casting is set for the upcoming one-night-only world premiere performance of selections and music from Shaving, a new musical by writer/performer Alex Davis, at Joe's Pub tonight, January 25, 2013 at 7pm. (more...)

Lookingglass Welcomes Kevin Douglas and Anthony Fleming III
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013

Lookingglass Theatre Company, now celebrating its 25th Anniversary announces the addition of two new Ensemble Members: Kevin Douglas and B They are both frequent performers on the Lookingglass stage and have been members of the company as Artistic Associates. (more...)

Joey Arias, Zack Zadak, and More to Perform at Joe's Pub This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Each week Joe's Pub at The Public presents some of New York City's most eclectic programming ranging from world to classical, pop, singer-songwriter, jazz and more. At the center of Joe's Pub's genre-blind booking is The Public Theater's mission to bring world-class performance to New York City's diverse cultural community. (more...)

Big Picture Learning, Champagne Jerry and More Set for Joe's Pub, 1/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Each week Joe's Pub at The Public presents some of New York City's most eclectic programming ranging from world to classical, pop, singer-songwriter, jazz and more. This week features: Big Picture Learning, We are the Woods, Holly Williams, Shaving, Champagne Jerry, Diali Cissokho-Kaira Ba/Benyoro, Marion Loguidice, Never Sleep Alone, Dreaming Out Loud, The Sweet Remains and Joey Arias. (more...)

Alex Davis, Chris Henry Coffey, Christopher Ryan Grant and More Join SHAVING at Joe's Pub; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Casting is set for the upcoming one-night-only world premiere performance of selections and music from Shaving, a new musical by writer/performer Alex Davis, at Joe's Pub on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 7pm. Based on his one-man-show, Alex Davis: Man of the Year, seen a year ago at the famed Knitting Factory Brooklyn, Shaving is a powerful rock musical memoir about love and self-transformation with music & lyrics by Alex Davis and a book by Alex Davis & Miranda Russo. Directed by Joseph Hendel and featuring a live band under the musical direction of Kris Kukul, Shaving features a cast of 7. (more...)

The Road Theatre Presents THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE, 10/19-12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, have announced the first production of their 22nd season, the west coast premiere of THE DETECTIVE'S WIFE, written by Keith Huff (The Bird and Mr. Banks, Pursued by Happiness, A Steady Rain), directed by Mark St. Amant (The Bird and Mr. banks, Pursued by Happiness) and starring Taylor Gilbert as Alice Conroy. (more...)

Troy West and More to Star in BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO at Lookingglass Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2012

Continuing its 25th Anniversary Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the 2010 Pulitzer Prize Finalist Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, written by Rajiv Joseph and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Tickets are now on sale for the production, running January 30 - March 17, 2013 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons' THE WHALE, Starring Cassie Beck, Shuler Hensley and More, to Run Through Dec 2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 01, 2012

Previews begin Friday, October 12 for the Playwrights Horizons' production of THE WHALE, the New York premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Samuel D. Hunter (A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (February House, A Bright New Boise, the upcoming Water By the Spoonful at Second Stage), the production has an Opening Night set for Monday, November 5 at 7PM at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

CELEBRITY CHARADES 2012 Will Now Take Place January 14, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2012

Labyrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vazquez and Managing Director, Danny Feldman), the award-winning, downtown ensemble, announced today the new date for its annual signature benefit Celebrity Charades 2012, which will now take place on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Capitale. Labyrinth Theater Company's annual star-studded fundraising event remains one of the most popular 'happenings' of the year in New York City and was rescheduled from its original date due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy. (more...)

Showtime Prescribes Another Round of Lisa Kudrow's WEB THERAPY
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2012

SHOWTIME has ordered a third season of WEB THERAPY, the web-to-television comedy series starring Emmy® Award winner Lisa Kudrow. Season three will include ten, half-hour episodes and air on the network in 2013 and will include guest stars Matt LeBlanc, Meg Ryan & Jesse Tyler Ferguson. (more...)

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