George C. Scott News

Date Of Birth:
October 18, 1927
Date Of Death:
September 22, 1999 (71)
Birth Place:
Wise, VA, USA
Gender:
Male
Sony Movie Channel to Go Behind-the-Scenes of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, 4/25
by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Sony Movie Channel slings into action this April, with HEROES AND VILLAINS: THE AMAZING WORLD OF SPIDER-MAN, on Friday, April 25 (more...)

Christopher Durang to Star as Vanya in His Own Play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

Playwright Christopher Durang - who won his first Tony Award in 2013 for his comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE on Broadway - will make his debut in the role of Vanya when the play is presented at Bucks County Playhouse (70 S. Main St) in New Hope, PA. From July 17 to August 10, it has been announced by the Playhouse's newly-appointed producing team -- Producing Director Alexander Fraser, Executive Producer Robyn Goodman and Producers Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler. (more...)

Marjorie Bradley Kellogg, Deborah M. Dryden & More to Receive 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Scenic designer, writer and professor, MARJORIE BRADLEY KELLOGG, and costume designer DEBORAH M. DRYDEN are among the 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 2, at 6:30pm, at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). Ms. Kellogg will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design and Ms. Dryden was selected to receive the 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design. Ms. Kellogg's award will be presented to her by director Kenny Leon and Ms. Dryden's award will be presented to her by designer David Woolard. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Core Theater's Cast of 12 ANGRY JURORS Speaks Out on Trials and the Legal System
by Buster Spiller - Mar 13, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to chat with the director and several cast members of '12 Angry Jurors' about the often volatile subject of jury trials in America and how effective they are as a tool of justice in determining the guilt or innocence of a defendant. (more...)

BLUE MAN GROUP to Return to Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre, 5/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

BLUE MAN GROUP returns to Washington for one week only at the National Theatre, May 6 though 11. (more...)

BARRYMORE Starring Christopher Plummer Now Available To View In Full
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 19, 2014

The complete PBS presentation of Christopher Plummer's remarkable one-man performance piece based on the life of noted actor John Barrymore is now available to view in full. (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT Tour Rocks the National Theatre, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

The national tour of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, the explosive Broadway hit, makes its Washington premiere tonight, February 18, and continues through the 23rd at National Theatre as part of the Broadway at the National subscription series. (more...)

Christopher Plummer Recreates Role as 'Barrymore' on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Plummer recreated his Tony Award-winning role of legendary actor John Barrymore in the film adaptation of William Luce's Broadway play of the same name. Barrymore will air on Great Performances, tonight, January 31 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (more...)

John Tillinger to Direct Westport Country Playhouse's THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, 8/19-9/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Veteran Broadway director and Tony Award nominee John Tillinger will return to Westport Country Playhouse to direct another of Alan Ayckbourn's comedies, 'Things We Do for Love,' August 19 - September 6. Tillinger has directed other Ayckbourn plays for Westport, including 'Relatively Speaking,' 'Time of My Life,' and 'How the Other Half Loves.' He also directed the theater's productions of A. R. Gurney's 'Sylvia' and 'Children,' as well as a Script in Hand playreading of Gurney's 'The Golden Age.' (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Line-Up for Film Comment Selects
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for the upcoming 14th edition of Film Comment magazine's essential and eclectic feast of cinephilia, Film Comment Selects, taking place from February 17-27, 2014. (more...)

AMERICAN IDIOT Tour to Rock the National Theatre, 2/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

Casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, the explosive Broadway hit, which makes its Washington premiere February 18 - 23 at National Theatre as part of the Broadway at the National subscription series. (more...)

Christopher Plummer Recreates Role as 'Barrymore' on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 1/31
by TV News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Plummer recreated his Tony Award-winning role of legendary actor John Barrymore in the film adaptation of William Luce's Broadway play of the same name. Barrymore will air on Great Performances, Friday, January 31 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (more...)

MISS LEAD to Receive New York Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 1/16-26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) is thrilled to welcome AMERINDA Inc. with the NY premiere MISS LEAD, written by Mary Kathryn Nagle and directed by Madeline Sayet. MISS LEAD begins performances on Thursday, January 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 26. Press opening is Sunday January 19 at 7:15 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday - Saturday 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM. Please note, there are added performances on Saturday, January 18 at 2:15 PM & Sunday, January 19 at 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $18 ($12.60 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. (more...)

BWW Blog: 'Happy Anniversary, Mr. Dickens! (and I'm SO Sorry)' by Jeffrey Sanzel, Executive Artistic Director, Theatre Three
by Guest Blogger: Jeffrey Sanzel - Dec 19, 2013


BWW Reviews: Actors Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Still Fresh In Its 38th Year
by Todd Zeigler - Dec 12, 2013

In a golden anniversary season celebrating the theatre's past, present and future, there is little dust on this perennial favorite (more...)

The Jewish Museum & Film Society of Lincoln Center Present 23rd Annual NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
by Movies News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

The Jewish Museum and The Film Society of Lincoln Center will present the 23rd annual New York Jewish Film Festival at the Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Jan. 8-23, 2014. (more...)

Broadway & TOMA Star Tony Musante Dies at 77
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Variety reports that Tony Musante, best known for starring in the 1973 TV detective series TOMA, has passed away at age 77. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse's TWELVE ANGRY MEN Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse is currently presenting Reginald Rose's classic drama TWELVE ANGRY MEN, the second production of its 2013 - 2014 Season. The show began previews November 5 and will continue through December 1, 2013, officially opening tonight, November 10. (more...)

Seth Rudetsky & Seth Greenleaf Set for THEATRE CHAT, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Tune in this Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 12:35 PM (ET) to join in the celebration with 'Mr. Showbusiness' on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, broadcasting live on WWJB -- regionally and nationally on the world wide web:www.wwjb.com/pages/4395150.php. This week's guests are Seth Grenleaf and Seth Rudetsky. (more...)

NAKED CITY: The Complete Series Box Set Out on DVD Today
by TV News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, announces the box set release of Naked City: The Complete Series starring Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, James Franciscus, John McIntire and an incredible cast of guest stars. Naked City: The Complete Series will be available on DVD today, November 5, 2013, for an SRP of $179.98. (more...)

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