Francis Ford Coppola News

Date Of Birth:
April 07, 1939 (75)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Gender:
Male
MAURICE HINES IS TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Comes to The Wallis, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Wallis Center for the Performing Arts presents Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life for 19 performances only from May 9 - 24, 2014 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. Maurice Hines, a Tony Award nominee, is a celebrated dancer, choreographer, director, and singer, whose impressive career spans over 40 years. Directed by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun (Broadway's Newsies and Grey Gardens), Maurice Hines is Tappin' Thru Life features D.C.'s dynamic tap-dancing duo, the Manzari Brothers, as well as the all-female, nine-piece big band, The Diva Jazz Orchestra. (more...)

Carol Channing, Cher, Stephanie J. Block & More React to Passing of Mickey Rooney
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Today, stars of stage and screen reacted to the passing of the stage and screen legend (more...)

Breaking News: Legendary Entertainer Mickey Rooney Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - Apr 06, 2014

According to TMZ, Mickey Rooney, who spent nearly his entire life in the show business, died today at 93, after being in ill health for quite some time. He appeared on Broadway in Sugar Babies (opposite fellow MGM legend Ann Miller) and The Will Rogers Follies. (more...)

Martin Landau Cast in Lifetime Original Movie OUTLAW PROPHET
by TV News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Lifetime has cast Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Martin Landau in the Lifetime Original Movie 'Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs' (more...)

David Van Asselt's A FABLE to Begin Performances 5/3 at Cherry Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

piece by piece productions and Rising Phoenix Repertory in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present the world premiere of A Fable, written by David Van Asselt and directed by Daniel Talbott, beginning Saturday, May 3 at 7pm at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, May 22 at 7pm. A Fable is scheduled to run through Sunday, June 28. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces CHAPLIN AWARD Presenters
by Movies News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the initial list of presenters set for the upcoming 41st Chaplin Award Gala honoring Academy Award nominee Rob Reiner (more...)

Tom Nelis to Star in, Aaron Posner and Teller to Direct A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director; announced today the company for the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. (more...)

THE NUTTY PROFESSOR 50th Annivesary to Debut on Blu-ray, 6/3
by Movies News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The Nutty Professor, one of Jerry Lewis' most celebrated comedies, will be released on Blu-ray by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) June 3 in a brand-new 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition. (more...)

Harbor Lights Theater Company to Offer Fosse Master Class, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, Staten Island's only professional Equity company, dedicated to illuminating the human experience through the highest quality theatrical production and arts education, announces a 'Fosse Master Class,' to be conducted by veteran Broadway performer and native Staten Islander Mimi Quillin. Ms. Quillin is a member of the prestigious 'Fosse Estate' teaching faculty. (more...)

18th Annual Virginia Arts Festival Features Lang Lang, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and More in 2014 Season, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Virginia Arts Festival will explore worlds far and near, past and present, real and imagined in its spring 2014 season, with more than 50 performances by world?renowned artists, on stages throughout southeastern Virginia. Fans of music, dance and theater will travel from across the United States and around the world to see performances in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Williamsburg, Newport News, and James City County. (more...)

VIDEO: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Makes Cameo on Web Series BIG CITY
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Television and film star Fran Drescher, who is currently gracing the stage in her Broadway debut as CINDERELLA's stepmother Madame, made a cameo on the web series BIG CITY this week. Check it out below! (more...)

Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr. to Star in Mini-Series THE BOOK OF NEGROES
by TV News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Academy Award(R), Golden Globe(R) and Primetime Emmy(R) winner Louis Gossett Jr., Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. will star in the epic dramatic mini-series adaptation of The Book of Negroes (more...)

BWW Exclusive Interview: CINDERELLA's Fran Drescher Talks Broadway Debut, The Nanny & More!
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 04, 2014

Today, Drescher speaks exclusively with BWW about starring in the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic fairytale and explains how 'Fran Fine' has come full circle since her days as the nanny! (more...)

New-York Historical Society Kicks Off February 2014 Films and Talks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

The New-York Historical Society has announced its programs for February 2014. All programs are presented at the New-York Historical Society unless otherwise noted. Details below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Jennifer Lopez Heads Back to Her Roots in 'Same Girl' Video
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Jennifer Lopez returned to her old neighborhood in The Bronx to shoot the music video for her new single, 'Same Girl'. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Fran Drescher to Bring 'More Comedy & Glamour' to CINDERELLA Role; Watch Appearance on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Fran Drescher stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to chat about making her Broadway debut in CINDERELLA in the role of Cinderella's stepmother Madame, beginning performances on February 4th for a 10-week run (more...)

Bruce Dern to Receive Modern Master Award at Santa Barbara Film Fest
by Movies News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Academy Award-nominated actor Bruce Dern with the Modern Master Award at the 29th edition of the Fest (more...)

Matt Forger Joins Brad Sundberg for 'In the Studio with MJ'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

What was it like to be in the recording studio as Michael Jackson created the iconic tracks for such monumental albums as 'Thriller,' 'Bad,' 'Dangerous,' 'HIStory,' and 'Blood on the Dance Floor'? Truly dedicated fans will find out from two of the recording engineers who were there with MJ, Quincy Jones, and all the famous musicians as Matt Forger joins Brad Sundberg for the next 'In the Studio with MJ' session scheduled for February 8, 2014, in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

Stewart Copeland to Debut BEN HUR Score at Virginia Arts Festival, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

In April, audiences will share a thrilling Festival-commissioned world premiere-another coup in Virginia Arts Festival's rich history of "see-it-here-first" performances. Stewart Copeland-famed drummer for the iconic 80's rock band The Police-will debut his new score for the epic 1925 silent film Ben-Hur. One of Rolling Stone's greatest drummers of all time, Copeland is also an accomplished composer who has written for orchestra, ballet and film (including Francis Ford Coppola's Rumble Fish and Oliver Stone's Wall Street). (more...)

The 18th Annual Virginia Arts Festival to Feature Lang Lang, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and More in 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The Virginia Arts Festival will explore worlds far and near, past and present, real and imagined in its spring 2014 season, with more than 50 performances by world?renowned artists, on stages throughout southeastern Virginia. Fans of music, dance and theater will travel from across the United States and around the world to see performances in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Williamsburg, Newport News, and James City County. (more...)

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