David Seidler News

Stage and Screen Vet Anthony Mackie to Star as Sprinter Jesse Owens in Upcoming Passion Project?
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2014

Deadline writes that stage and screen actor Anthony Mackie is looking to play Olympic sprinter Jesse Owens in an upcoming passion project with writer/producer Jamie Linden (We Are Marshall) and scribe George Olson. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'THE KING'S SPEECH' im Schlossparktheater Berlin
by Marcel Konrath - Jan 28, 2014

'The King's Speech' feierte am 25. Januar 2014 Premiere im Schlosspark Theater Berlin. (more...)

Disney Developing Jesse Owens Biopic
by Movies News Desk - Dec 16, 2013


TRU Appoints Directors of TRU Producer Development and Mentorship Program, Sept 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) has announced the appointment of commercial producers Michael Alden, Patrick Blake and Patricia R. Klausner as the new directors of theTRU Producer Development and Mentorship Program (PDMP), beginning September 2013. (more...)

Victor Garber and Kelli O'Hara Host 2013 OUR TIME Benefit Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2013

Tonight, April 22nd, Our Time - a non-profit organization that has been helping children who stutter for over a decade - will hold its 11th Annual Benefit Gala, Worth the Wait, celebrating the bravery and achievements of young people who stutter as well as those who inspire their success. (more...)

Victor Garber and Kelli O'Hara to Host OUR TIME Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2013

Our Time - a non-profit organization that has been helping children who stutter for over a decade - will hold its 11th Annual Benefit Gala, Worth the Wait, celebrating the bravery and achievements of young people who stutter as well as those who inspire their success. This event comes just one year after the organization honored Offensive Lineman Matt Slauson of the New York Jets, and two years after honoring David Seidler, the Academy Award-winning writer of The King's Speech, whose film changed the landscape for people who stutter around the world. The event has become an annual favorite for a number of celebrities, philanthropists, artists, and social advocates including former NEA Chair and award-winning actress Jane Alexander who has said: 'The word has gotten out that this is the best show in town. I go to a lot of galas, but this is the one I always want to go to, bar none.' (more...)

Victor Garber and Kelli O'Hara to Host OUR TIME Gala, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2013

Our Time - a non-profit organization that has been helping children who stutter for over a decade - will hold its 11th Annual Benefit Gala, Worth the Wait, celebrating the bravery and achievements of young people who stutter as well as those who inspire their success. This event comes just one year after the organization honored Offensive Lineman Matt Slauson of the New York Jets, and two years after honoring David Seidler, the Academy Award-winning writer of The King's Speech, whose film changed the landscape for people who stutter around the world. The event has become an annual favorite for a number of celebrities, philanthropists, artists, and social advocates including former NEA Chair and award-winning actress Jane Alexander who has said: 'The word has gotten out that this is the best show in town. I go to a lot of galas, but this is the one I always want to go to, bar none.' (more...)

Our Time Honors Mel Tillis, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

On April 22nd, Our Time - a non-profit organization that has been helping children who stutter for over a decade - will hold its 11th Annual Benefit Gala, Worth the Wait, celebrating the bravery and achievements of young people who stutter as well as those who inspire their success. (more...)

Victor Garber & Kelli O'Hara to Host 2013 OUR TIME Benefit Gala, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

On April 22nd, Our Time - a non-profit organization that has been helping children who stutter for over a decade - will hold its 11th Annual Benefit Gala, Worth the Wait, celebrating the bravery and achievements of young people who stutter as well as those who inspire their success. This event comes just one year after the organization honored Offensive Lineman Matt Slauson of the New York Jets, and two years after honoring David Seidler, the Academy Award-winning writer of The King's Speech, whose film changed the landscape for people who stutter around the world. The event has become an annual favorite for a number of celebrities, philanthropists, artists, and social advocates including former NEA Chair and award-winning actress Jane Alexander who has said: "The word has gotten out that this is the best show in town. I go to a lot of galas, but this is the one I always want to go to, bar none." (more...)

Seidler to Pen George Washington Drama Series for NBC
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the NBC network is planning a possible drama series which will give viewers an in-depth look at America's first President, George Washington. The project will examine both his years in the presidency and his service as a hero during The Revolutionary War. (more...)

THE KING'S SPEECH Posts Closing Notice - Will End Early May 12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

A statement from the producers said: “Two years ago, originating producer Michael Alden was ready to put the play on and the film came along and blocked its path. At the start of this year, we believed that enough time had passed between the film and our opening. This clearly was not the case. We are extremely proud of what we have accomplished. It is a production of genuine quality that has been critically and publicly acclaimed across the board.' (more...)

Edie Falco, Victor Garber and More Set for Our Time Benefit Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

Tonight, April 16th, Our Time - a non-profit organization that has been helping children who stutter for over a decade - holds its 10th Annual Benefit Gala, Tackling Our Fears, Defending Our Dreams, celebrating the bravery and achievements of young people who stutter as well as those who inspire their success. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE KING'S SPEECH Makes its West End Debut!
by Review Roundups - Mar 30, 2012

THE KING'S SPEECH opened on the 22nd March at Wyndham's Theatre featuring Charles Edwards as King George VI, Jonathan Hyde as Lionel Logue, Emma Fielding as Queen Elizabeth, Ian McNeice as Winston Churchill, Michael Feast as Cosmo Lang, and Joss Ackland as King George V. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE KING'S SPEECH Press Night Curtain Call and After Party
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

THE KING'S SPEECH opened on the 22nd March at Wyndham's Theatre. Check out these pictures of the cast taking their bow on the press night, plus the after-show party featuring Charles Edwards as King George VI, Jonathan Hyde as Lionel Logue, Emma Fielding as Queen Elizabeth, Ian McNeice as Winston Churchill, Michael Feast as Cosmo Lang, and Joss Ackland as King George V. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE KING'S SPEECH Play in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

THE KING'S SPEECH opened on the 22nd March at Wyndham's Theatre. Check out these pictures of the cast in action, featuring Charles Edwards as King George VI, Jonathan Hyde as Lionel Logue, Emma Fielding as Queen Elizabeth, Ian McNeice as Winston Churchill, Michael Feast as Cosmo Lang, and Joss Ackland as King George V. (more...)

THE KING'S SPEECH Makes its West End Debut
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

As Playful Productions and Michael Alden previously announced, THE KING'S SPEECH will open tonight, 27 March, at Wyndham's Theatre. (more...)

THE KING'S SPEECH to Play at West End's Wyndham Theatre, Opens March 27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, the UK tour of David Seidler's play The King's Speech may conclude in the West End, and according to Whatsonstage, it might be heading for the Wyndham Theatre. Currently the home of Jackie Mason's West End show, he concludes his limited run March 17. The tour has so far officially confirmed dates in Guildford, Nottingham, Bath, Brighton, Richmond and Newcastle. (more...)

THE KING'S SPEECH to Play at West End's Wyndham Theatre, Opens March 27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, the UK tour of David Seidler's play The King's Speech may conclude in the West End, and according to Whatsonstage, it might be heading for the Wyndham Theatre. Currently the home of Jackie Mason's West End show, he concludes his limited run March 17. The tour has so far officially confirmed dates in Guildford, Nottingham, Bath, Brighton, Richmond and Newcastle. (more...)

Edie Falco, Victor Garber and More Set for Our Time Benefit Gala, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

On April 16th, Our Time - a non-profit organization that has been helping children who stutter for over a decade - will hold its 10th Annual Benefit Gala, Tackling Our Fears, Defending Our Dreams, celebrating the bravery and achievements of young people who stutter as well as those who inspire their success. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE KING'S SPEECH, Transferring To The West End
by Carrie Dunn - Mar 09, 2012

It was a smash-hit movie starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter, and draws on a royal true story. Emma Fielding would be forgiven for feeling a little intimidated about playing Elizabeth, Duchess of York, eventual Queen, and then Queen Mother. (more...)

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