Frances Conroy News

Denis O'Hare Joins Cast of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

In a new interview with Vulture, O'Hare confirmed that he'll be back for the fourth installment in Ryan Murphy's acclaimed horror anthology, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAKSHOW. O'Hare previously appeared in the first and third seasons of the show. (more...)

Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett & More to Return for Next Season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY; More Details Revealed
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Set in Jupiter, Florida, in 1950, Freak Show will feature AHS alum Jessica Lange portraying 'a German ex-pat who is managing one of the last freak shows in the U.S.' (more...)

Ryan Murphy Reveals Title of Next Season's AMERICAN HORROR STORY!
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

American Horror Story showrunner Ryan Murphy shared a picture on Twitter today revealing that the subtitle of the fourth season of the FX anthology American Horror Story will be 'Freak Show.' (more...)

Blair Brown, Michael Potts, Maureen Anderman and More Set for The Acting Company's NUDE WITH VIOLIN Reading, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Acting Company will present a staged reading of Nude with Violin, Noel Coward's satire on modern art, criticism, pretension and the value placed on art at 7 pm on Monday, March 24 at the Signature Theatre (Alice Griffin Jewel Box), 480 West 42nd Street (9th-10th Avenues). (more...)

Theme for Fourth Season of FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY Revealed!
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

AMERICAN HORROR STORY scribe Douglas Petrie revealed that the next season of the FX anthology will be set in a spooky carnival theme. (more...)

Patti LuPone Set to Play 'Moll' in THE CRADLE WILL ROCK Benefit Concert for The Acting Company, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Patti LuPone steps back into the role that led to her 1985 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical as Moll in The Cradle Will Rock on Monday, May 19, 7pm at Broadway's Bernard Jacobs Theatre, 242 West 45th Street. The concert staging of Marc Blitzstein's iconic work will benefit The Acting Company, co-founded by John Houseman, Cradle's original producer in 1937, who directed Ms. LuPone and a cast of Acting Company Alumni in a revival almost 50 years later. Lonny Price (Lincoln Center's Sweeney Todd and Company) will direct; Michael Barrett (Caramoor, NY Festival of Song) will again serve as musical director and play the score as he did in the 1980's production. Tickets will go on sale next month; information on benefit tickets including dinner with Ms. LuPone and the cast is available from 212-258-3111. (more...)

Scoop: HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER on CBS - Tonight, February 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, airing on CBS tonight, February 17, 2014! (more...)

John Skelley to Star in HAMLET and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at the Guthrie; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company (TAC) reunite for a sixth year, presenting Hamlet, Shakespeare's story of a Danish prince's search for vengeance, justice and truth, in repertory with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, a reworking of the same tragedy from the point of view of two minor characters and their static existence in a world beyond their comprehension. This two-week engagement April 22 - May 4, on the McGuire Proscenium Stage, will conclude a successful seven-month 42-city tour, during which time these productions played to thousands of adults and students in large and small markets around the United States. Both Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead will showcase the talents of graduates of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program, as well as alumni of A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training. (more...)

Harriet Harris & More Set for Acting Company's MURDERERS Reading on 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Acting Company will present a benefit staged reading of Murderers, a new play by Jeffrey Hatcher (Never Gonna Dance, Tuesdays with Morrie) at 7 pm on Monday, February 24 at the Mainstage Theater (Playwrights Horizons), 416 West 42nd Street (9th-10thAvenues). The performance-starring Acting Company Alumna and Tony-winner Harriet Harris (Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Encores!Little Me), Marylouise Burke (TV's Alpha House) and Reg Rogers (The Big Knife)-will be followed by a reception with the cast and director, Ian Belknap, Artistic Director of The Acting Company. Tickets @ $35 and $60 (Patron) are available from 212-258-3111. (more...)

Kristen Bell, Amy Poehler & More Join 31st Annual PALEYFEST Talent Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Paley Center for Media today announced the full lineup of special guest panelists scheduled to appear for the 31st annual ultimate TV fan festival, PALEYFEST: The William S. Paley Television Festival (more...)

Scoop: HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER on CBS - Monday, February 17, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 10, 2014

Get all the scoop on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, airing on CBS on Monday, February 17, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER on CBS - Tonight, February 10, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 10, 2014

Get all the scoop on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, airing on CBS tonight, February 10, 2014! (more...)

Final AMERICAN HORROR STORY: Inside The Coven Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 04, 2014

The many witchy women and malicious men making up the third season of FX's hit horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN are profiled in the final new behind the scenes featurette, titled Inside The Coven. (more...)

FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN Was Most-Watched Finale of Franchise
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

FX's American Horror Story: Coven, the third miniseries of the American Horror Story franchise, wrapped up in spectacular fashion as the season finale (1/29/14, 10-11:11PM ET/PT) delivered 4.2 million Total Viewer (more...)

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN Concludes with 4.2 Million Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

FX's American Horror Story: Coven, the third miniseries of the American Horror Story franchise, wrapped up in spectacular fashion as last night's season finale (1/29/14, 10-11:11PM ET/PT) delivered 4.2 million Total Viewers, 2.84 Million Adults 18-49 and 1.58 million Adults 18-34 (Live+SameDay). When Live+7 ratings become available in approximately three weeks, last night's finale of American Horror Story: Coven could rank as the #1 episode ever of the three American Horror Story miniseries. (more...)

Penultimate AMERICAN HORROR STORY: Inside The Coven Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 29, 2014

The penultimate new promotional featurette focusing on FX's hit horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN is now available to view. (more...)

Scoop: HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER on CBS - Monday, February 10, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 28, 2014

Get all the scoop on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, airing on CBS on Monday, February 10, 2014! (more...)

Very Voodoo New AMERICAN HORROR STORY: Inside The Coven Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 16, 2014

A voodoo-centric new promotional featurette focusing on the final few episodes of FX's hit horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN is now available to view. (more...)

Rainbow Theatre Project to Present DIE MOMMIE DIE!, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

The Rainbow Theatre Project presents Charles Busch's dark satire, Die Mommie Die!, as the second of six concert readings scheduled for its inaugural season. Directed by Chris Griffin, Die! plays at Source in D.C. on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., and will be preceded by a reading of Ron Burch's short play, Romeo and Jules. (more...)

Witchy New AMERICAN HORROR STORY: Inside The Coven Featurette
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 09, 2014

The bevvy of witchy women and handful of malicious men making up the third season of FX's hit horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN are profiled in a new behind the scenes featurette, titled Inside The Coven. (more...)

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