Dylan Thomas News

Date Of Birth:
October 27, 1914
Date Of Death:
November 09, 1953 (39)
Birth Place:
Swansea, WALES
Gender:
Male
BBC America to Premiere A POET IN NEW YORK , 10/29
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

A Poet in New York, written by acclaimed screenwriter Andrew Davies (Little Dorrit, Bridget Jones Diary, House of Cards), explores the adored poet's final days in New York City. A Poet in New York premieres Wednesday, October 29, at 8:00pm ET as part of BBC AMERICA's Dramaville. (more...)

Cerris Morgan-Moyer, Jo Osmond and Morgan Ritchie Join LATW's All-Welsh UNDER MILK WOOD This Fall; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Casting is now complete for L.A. Theatre Works' upcoming production of Under Milk Wood (Sept. 18-21). Cerris Morgan-Moyer, Jo Osmond and Morgan Ritchie have been added to the cast, and Welsh composer Ceiri Torjussen has been commissioned to create original music. (more...)

Michael Sheen to Star in Live Broadcast of Dylan Thomas' UNDER MILK WOOD at 92Y, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

In 1953, the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas premiered his masterpiece, Under Milk Wood, in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. In celebration of Thomas's centenary, this beloved "play for voices" will come full circle on the afternoon of October 26 - when actor Michael Sheen directs and stars in a live broadcast reading of Under Milk Wood at 92Y. (more...)

Kate Burton, Matthew Rhys and More to Open LATW's 40th Season in UNDER MILK WOOD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Opening its 40th Anniversary Season and paying homage to the great Welsh poet Dylan Thomas on the 100th anniversary of his birth, L.A. Theatre Works records his immortal 'play for voices' with a distinguished cast of Welsh and Welsh-American actors. UNDER MILK WOOD runs September 18-21 at UCLA's James Bridges Theater. (more...)

Bainbridge Performing Arts Celebrates the Life and Talent of Bob McAllister
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Bainbridge Performing Arts is deeply saddened by the loss of former actor, poet, instructor, mentor, and dear friend, Bob McAllister. Bob's BPA career included appearances in Twelve Angry Men and Noises Off, and his poetry was exhibited in the BPA Gallery. He also appeared in the Indie film Jurisdiction, playing Tommy Tongue, the anti-hero psychopath. Bob had an abiding love of theatre, and he had an unshakeable commitment to the community of artists he mentored, loved, and collaborated with at Bainbridge Performing Arts and the Island's entire theatre community. (more...)

Cherry Jones & Alvin Epstein to Lead Poets' Theatre's UNDER MILK WOOD Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The Poets' Theatre has announced that it is reorganizing and planning to present a full season of programming in 2014-2015. This historic Cambridge based organization will be led by Robert Scanlan, as President and Artistic Director, Benjamin Evett as the new Producing Artistic Director, and David Gullette as Literary Director. Scanlan, Evett, and Gullette have been charged by the Board of Directors to bring The Poets' Theatre back to prominence after more than a decade of inactivity. They will professionalize the company, create valuable partnerships with other organizations, and develop the resources to allow the theatre to present top quality productions in a regular and sustainable manner. (more...)

Original Casts to Record TRIBES, DIRTY BLONDE, I AM MY OWN WIFE and More for L.A. Theatre Works' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

L.A. Theatre Works celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2014-15 with a season of ten radio-theater productions, each recorded by a star-studded cast in front of a live audience for future radio broadcast, distribution on CD, digital download and online streaming. All performances take place at the 300-seat, acoustically vibrant James Bridges Theater located on the campus of UCLA in West Los Angeles. In addition, the company heads out on its 10th annual national tour. (more...)

World Premiere Staged Reading of BARNARDINE to Be Presented on 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Barnardine will have a staged reading on Wednesday, July 30th at 7pm at The Group Rep at The Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601. The reading will run approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

A DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

BBC America Renews ORPHAN BLACK & BROADCHURCH, Orders Two New Series
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

BBC AMERICA's General Manager, Perry Simon, made the following announcements today during the channel's presentation for the Television Critics Association in Beverly Hills. (more...)

ARTS IN REVIEW Presents 4th of July Special
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Julio Martinez-hosted Arts in Review - celebrating the best in live theater and cabaret in Greater Los Angeles - airs Friday (2-2:30pm) on KPFK (90.7FM). On Friday, July 4, The Air Repertory Players present a radio dramatization of Mark Twain's The Diary of Adam and Eve, featuring Irene Arranga, James Green and Nick Rogers. Arts in Review streams live worldwide over kpfk.org. (more...)

BBC America to Premiere A POET IN NEW YORK This Fall
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

BBC AMERICA today announced the acquisition of A Poet in New York, a film written by acclaimed screenwriter Andrew Davies (House of Cards, Little Dorrit) and starring Tom Hollander (more...)

Stone Soup Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Stone Soup Theatre announces its 2014-2015 season. Visit their website here for more information. (more...)

Make Music New York 2014 Presents Concerts Across All Genres; Kicks Off the First Day of Summer, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

There are approximately 1,350 diverse concerts in this year's Make Music New York, which takes place (as always) on the first day of summer, June 21, from dawn 'til dusk. Below are a few highlights! (more...)

SOMMER 14 - A DANCE OF DEATH & THE IMMORTAL HOUR to Play Finborough Theatre this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

The Black-Tongued Bells: All About the Music
by Tory Gates - May 14, 2014

'Imagine if the Stones came from Louisiana…they might sound like us.' -- D. Miner (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Owen Teale to Lead Birmingham Repertory Theatre's UNDER MILK WOOD, 2-7 June
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

GAME OF THRONES actor Owen Teale will star in director Terry Hands' new production of UNDER MILK WOOD at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from June 2 to 7. The production marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth, as well as the 60th anniversary since UNDER MILK WOOD was first produced in Britain, as a radio play by the BBC, in 1954. A cast of Welsh actors also includes TORCHWOOD actor Kai Owen and Steven Meo (THE FABULOUS BAKER BOYS). (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre Welcomes UNDER MILK WOOD, Starring Owen Teale, Now thru May 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Game of Thrones actor Owen Teale will star in director Terry Hands' new production of Under Milk Wood, which comes to the Exeter Northcott Theatre this month. The production marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth, as well as the 60th anniversary since Under Milk Wood was first produced in Britain, as a radio play by the BBC, in 1954. A cast of Welsh actors also includes Torchwood actor Kai Owen and Steven Meo (The Fabulous Baker Boys). (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre to Welcome UNDER MILK WOOD, Starring Owen Teale, April 29-May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Game of Thrones actor Owen Teale will star in director Terry Hands' new production of Under Milk Wood, which comes to the Exeter Northcott Theatre in April. The production marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth, as well as the 60th anniversary since Under Milk Wood was first produced in Britain, as a radio play by the BBC, in 1954. A cast of Welsh actors also includes Torchwood actor Kai Owen and Steven Meo (The Fabulous Baker Boys). (more...)

Josefina Lopez's DETAINED IN THE DESERT to Play Four Upcoming Film Festivals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 09, 2014

Josefina López, the critically acclaimed co-screenwriter of the film, Real Women Have Curves, and creator of the play that spanned the film, has a new movie titled, Detained in the Desert, which received its World Premiere at Edward James Olmos's 16th Annual Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival in October 2013, which will now bow in four additional film festivals over the next three months. The movie will be shown in the 9th Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival in Burbank, the 21st Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival, the 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival and the 11th Annual Reel Rasquache Art &Film Festival in Boyle Heights. (more...)

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