Frances McDormand News

Date Of Birth:
June 23, 1957 (57)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Gender:
Female
HBO Announces OLIVE KITTERIDGE Debut Starring McDormand, Murray, Gallagher Jr., Kazan
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

HBO has confirmed the debut dates for the miniseries OLIVE KITTERIDGE, with the first two parts scheduled to debut on SUNDAY, NOV. 2 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed the next night by the debut of the final two parts on MONDAY, NOV. 3 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

Phylicia Rashad to Interview Billie Allen at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The League of Professional Theatre Women is pleased to present Actor/Director/Philanthropist BILLIE ALLEN for the next Oral History interview. ALLEN will sit down with Tony Award-Winning Actress PHYLICIA RASHAD to discuss her fascinating work as a theatre artist. The event will be Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on 65th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. Admission is free, but seats will be on a first-come-first-seated basis. (more...)

REDCAT Announces Fall 2014 Season of Events, Featuring Gob Squad, Wooster Group and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

REDCAT, CalArts' Downtown Center for Contemporary Arts, located in the Walt Disney Concert Hall Complex is renowned for its innovative visual, performing and multimedia arts programming. In the Fall of 2014 REDCAT begins its second decade presenting the most influential artists from around the world, as well as Los Angeles' own creative voices. (more...)

4:48 PSYCHOSIS, Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, Wooster's CRY, TROJANS! and More Set for 2014-15 at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

While construction continues and St. Ann's works to raise the final $2 million of its $30 million capital campaign, the organization will present a stellar final season in its temporary home at 29 Jay Street in DUMBO. It kicks off this October when TR Warszawa and director Grzegorz Jarzyna return for the American Premiere of their internationally acclaimed production of Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis, which St. Ann's Founder / Artistic Director Susan Feldman has wanted to bring to New York since she first saw it in February 2004 -- the same year St. Ann's presented the American Premiere of the original Royal Court production of Kane's play. St. Ann's Warehouse also announced the following season highlights today: Emma Rice and Kneehigh, The Wooster Group, the Slovenian choral group Carmina Slovenica, and The Tiger Lillies. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor, Director, and Teacher Thomas G. Waites Gives Insight on Baruch College's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Louisa Brady - Jul 25, 2014

Acclaimed director, actor, and teacher Thomas G. Waites is currently directing THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, being produced by the Baruch College of Performing Arts and the Thomas G. Waites Acting Studio. The production opened on July 10th and is schedule to run through August 3rd. Waites took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld this week about the production. He also shared wisdom on his many years of experience in the business, as well as his career as a teacher. (more...)

City Cinema at Yonge-Dundas Square Continues with RUSH, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, TOMMY BOY and More
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) continues the thrill and excitement of outdoor film screenings with CITY CINEMA presented by MINI Canada! Toronto's longest running and most popular outdoor film screening series has lots more wonderful programming to make this a summer to remember. (more...)

Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins to Star in HBO Miniseries OLIVE KITTERIDGE
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Academy Award(R) winner Frances McDormand ('Fargo,' 'North Country') and Academy Award(R) nominee Richard Jenkins star in the four-part HBO Miniseries drama OLIVE KITTERIDGE (more...)

HBO's OLIVE KITTERIDGE Miniseries with Frances McDormand to Debut this Winter
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Academy Award® winner Frances McDormand (“Fargo,” “North Country”) and Academy Award® nominee Richard Jenkins (“The Visitor,” HBO's “Six Feet Under”) star in the four-part HBO Miniseries drama OLIVE KITTERIDGE, a film by Academy Award®-nominated director Lisa Cholodenko (“The Kids Are All Right,” “Laurel Canyon”). Based on Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and written by Emmy®-winner Jane Anderson (HBO's “The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom” and “Normal”), the miniseries will debut on HBO this winter. (more...)

Michael Moss and Elissa Klie Lead THE TAMING OF THE SHREW at Baruch Performing Arts Center, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) & TGW Acting Studio present THE TAMING OF THE SHREW from today, July 10 - August 3, 2014, at the Rose Nagelberg Theatre & directed by THOMAS G. WAITES. (more...)

Michael Moss, Elissa Klie & More to Lead THE TAMING OF THE SHREW at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 7/10-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) & TGW Acting Studio present THE TAMING OF THE SHREW from July 10 - August 3, 2014, at the Rose Nagelberg Theatre & directed by THOMAS G. WAITES. Assistant to the director is Lisa Greenberg, Fight Choreographer is David Brimmer, with Set & Lighting Design by Jasmine Nicole Roberts, Costume Design by Rebecca Welles & Stage Management by Kayla Santos. Featured in the production will be live music by Juilliard Alumni. (more...)

New 52nd Street Project to Present WHAT'S MY LINE: THE PROFESSIONAL PLAYS, 7/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

The 52nd Street Project makes a difference in the lives of Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. For its cornerstone acting program, the One-on-One series takes a group of ten Project kids out of town to a country retreat for a week in the summer. Each child is assigned a playwright who is charged to write a musical specifically for that child. The shows are rehearsed over the course of the week and performed informally for the community in the retreat setting. Upon returning to Manhattan, the plays are performed at the Project's Five Angels Theater (789 Tenth Avenue, 2nd floor, NYC), supported by professional designers and crews who volunteer their services. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/23/14 - 'Thrilling' Gala at the Public, THE NANCE, Beacon Awards, Pride Week & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 23, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The Public Theater hosts its ONE THRILLING COMBINATION gala honoring Marvin Hamlisch, the 2014 Broadway Beacon Awards are tonight, DONOGOO opens off-Broadway, celebs celebrate Pride Week at 54 Below, and much more! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season Finale of FX's FARGO
by - Jun 12, 2014

Below, get a sneak peek at the Season Finale of FX's FARGO titled 'Morton's Fork.' The episode airs Tuesday, June 17 at 10pm. (more...)

BPAC & TGW Acting Studio to Present THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, 7/10-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) & TGW Acting Studio present THE TAMING OF THE SHREW from July 10 - August 3, 2014, at the Rose Nagelberg Theatre & directed by THOMAS G. WAITES. Assistant to the director is Lisa Greenberg, Fight Choreographer is David Brimmer, with Set & Lighting Design by Jasmine Nicole Roberts, Costume Design by Rebecca Welles & Stage Management by Kayla Santos. Featured in the production will be live music by Juilliard Alumni. (more...)

Bushwick Starr and Brooklyn Gypsies to Host OYE! AVANT GARDE NIGHT Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

OYE! Avant Garde Night is an annual festival devoted to the development of new performances by artists from Bushwick and surrounding areas. Brooklyn Gypsies created OYE! as a platform to celebrate and share what is unique about Bushwick's converging arts communities. Join us for a night of eclectic theater, dance & film, including a melodrama puppet opera of two electrons in the throes of Nitrogen Fixation and a man wandering the silk road. Performances followed by music, conversation, food and dancing. (more...)

The Wooster Group Presents EARLY SHAKER SPIRITUALS at The Performing Garage, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

The Wooster Group will present EARLY SHAKER SPIRITUALS: A RECORD ALBUM INTERPRETATION at The Performing Garage from today, May 17 through June 15, 2014. The newest Wooster Group work, EARLY SHAKER SPIRITUALS is a performance based on a 1976 LP of Shaker hymns, marches, anthems, and testimony recorded by Sister R. Mildred Barker and the sisters of the Shaker community in Sabbathday Lake, Maine. (more...)

Brooklyn Gypsies to Present OYE! AVANT GARDE NIGHT at Bushwick Starr, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

OYE! Avant Garde Night is an annual festival devoted to the development of new performances by artists from Bushwick and surrounding areas. Brooklyn Gypsies created OYE! as a platform to celebrate and share what is unique about Bushwick's converging arts communities. Join us for a night of eclectic theater, dance & film, including a melodrama puppet opera of two electrons in the throes of Nitrogen Fixation and a man wandering the silk road. Performances followed by music, conversation, food and dancing. (more...)

It's Official! Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Broadway with Peter Gallagher in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

It's been rumored, talked about, discussed and we've been reporting on it for what feels like forever -- and now, it's official! Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that it will present Tony & Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as 'Lily Garland' and Golden Globe & SAG Award winner & Tony nominee Peter Gallagher as 'Oscar Jaffe' in a new Broadway production of the classic musical ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY features music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - April 29, 2014 - It's Tony Tuesday! 2014 Nominations and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 29, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: the 2014 Tony Award nominations will be announced this morning! (more...)

Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand and More Set for The Wooster Group's 2014 Spring Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Join Steve Buscemi, Buck Henry, Frances McDormand, Mike Nichols and Maura Tierney for dinner to benefit The Wooster Group tonight, April 29 at 6:00 pm at 632 on Hudson, 632 Hudson Street, New York City. (more...)

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