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Date of Birth: March 19, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT, USA
Gender: Female
Birgitte Hjort Sorensen Will Join Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on BroadwayBirgitte Hjort Sorensen Will Join Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Danish actress Birgitte Hjort Sorensen (Pitch Perfect 2, 'Vinyl') will make her Broadway debut as 'Madame de Tourvel' alongside Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. Ms. Sorensen previously appeared on the Donmar stage in Ms. Rourke's 2014 production of Coriolanus opposite Tom Hiddleston. (more...)

VIDEO: Liev Schreiber Calls LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Characters 'Cannibals'VIDEO: Liev Schreiber Calls LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Characters 'Cannibals'
by Michael Dale - Jul 19, 2016

Schreiber, Janet McTeer and director Josie Rourke discuss Christopher Hampton's sardonic drama of sex and revenge. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli & More Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Cast Album Release PartyRobert Cuccioli & More Set for York Theatre Company's ROTHSCHILD & SONS Cast Album Release Party
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Robert Cuccioli and Glory Crampton will reunite at a special gathering for the official release of the new cast recording of the York Theatre Company production of Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, and Sherman Yellen's musical Rothschild & Sons on Monday, July 25 at 6:00pm at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Ogunquit PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse presents the New England premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, on stage now to August 6, making The Playhouse one of the first regional theaters in the U.S. to stage this new musical. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL Begins in August at Odyssey TheatreDRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL Begins in August at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

A washed-up TV actress, a former Blaxploitation movie bit player and a pre-op transgender woman compete for the role of Norma Desmond in a remake of Sunset Boulevard in the latest outrageous comedy from Emmy Award-winning TV writer / bestselling novelist / playwright Peter Lefcourt (Cafe Society). Terri Hanauer directs the world premiere of Drama Queens from Hell, presented by Theatre Planners as a visiting production at the Odyssey Theatre beginning August 13. (more...)

AUSTIN to Open Off-Broadway This MonthAUSTIN to Open Off-Broadway This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Off-Broadway premiere of Elda Cusick's new play, Austin, will begin a limited engagement on Saturday July 23rd at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). Ed Setrakian directs a cast that stars Thomas G. Waites ('OZ'), James McCaffrey ('Rescue Me'), Rochelle Bostrom, AJ Cedeño, and Michaela Waites. Opening Night is set for August 4th. Austin will play a limited run through September 10th only. (more...)

Michelle Williams in Talks to Join Hugh Jackman in P.T. Barnum Musical Biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTHMichelle Williams in Talks to Join Hugh Jackman in P.T. Barnum Musical Biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Tony winner Hugh Jackman may be joined by another major Hollywood star in the upcoming  P.T. Barnum musical biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH. (more...)

F. Michael Haynie, Sydney Morton and Bradley Dean to Star in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Ogunquit PlayhouseF. Michael Haynie, Sydney Morton and Bradley Dean to Star in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse will present the New England premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, on stage from July 13 to August 6, making the Playhouse one of the first regional theaters in the U.S. to stage this new musical. (more...)

VIDEO: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES' Liev Schreiber Auditions For HAMLET As Ray DonovanVIDEO: LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES' Liev Schreiber Auditions For HAMLET As Ray Donovan
by Michael Dale - Jun 30, 2016

Liev Schreiber has played Shakespeare's Prince of Denmark on stage, but is his character from the hit Showtime series 'Ray Donovan' up to the task? (more...)

Mary Beth Peil to Join Janet McTeer & Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on BroadwayMary Beth Peil to Join Janet McTeer & Liev Schreiber in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil will join Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. (more...)

Lucinda Riley's Book Series THE SEVEN SISTERS Heads to TelevisionLucinda Riley's Book Series THE SEVEN SISTERS Heads to Television
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Raffaella de Laurentiis announced today that she has optioned international bestselling author Lucinda Riley's THE SEVEN SISTERS book series to be adapted for television. (more...)

BWW TV: Randy Rainbow is on the Rosy Red Carpet of the 70th Annual Tony Awards!BWW TV: Randy Rainbow is on the Rosy Red Carpet of the 70th Annual Tony Awards!
by TV - Red Carpets - Jun 16, 2016

Before the awards were handed out, however, Randy Rainbow was on the rosy red carpet to chat with the evening's brightest stars. Rewind the clock to Sunday afternoon (plus, find out what Tony nominee Michael Arden really looks like) below! (more...)

Zac Efron to Join Hugh Jackman in P.T. Barnum Musical Biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH?Zac Efron to Join Hugh Jackman in P.T. Barnum Musical Biopic THE GREATEST SHOWMAN ON EARTH?
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Zac Efron could soon make a return to his musical roots. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/7/2016 - 6/14/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 6/7/2016 - 6/14/2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/7/2016 - 6/14/2016. (more...)

The Post-Show Wrap Up- Recap on All Things Tony Awards!The Post-Show Wrap Up- Recap on All Things Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

The 2016 Tony Awards celebrated 70 years of honoring the best of Broadway last night at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. In addition to the class of 2016 Tony Nominees, the star-studded evening featured appearances by Cate Blanchett, Claire Danes, Common, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Glenn Close, Josh Groban, Jake Gyllenhaal, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Earl Jones, Daniel Dae Kim, Carole King, Diane Lane, Nathan Lane, Angela Lansbury, Lucy Liu, Bebe Neuwirth, Saoirse Ronan, Keri Russell, Meg Ryan, Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey and many more. (more...)

THE REAL THING Opens 6/17 at the Black Box TheatreTHE REAL THING Opens 6/17 at the Black Box Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

No Strings Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's entertaining and engaging award-winning play, "The Real Thing" directed by NSTC's Artistic Director, Ceil Herman. The play opens at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N Main Street in Las Cruces runs through Sunday, July 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part IPhoto Flash: Highlights from the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part I
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

THE 70TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS aired live from the Beacon Theatre last night on the CBS Television Network. Below, check out photo highlights from last night's ceremony! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2016 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 5Photo Coverage: 2016 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 5
by Walter McBride - Jun 12, 2016

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the fourth batch of arrivals below, including Jonathan Groff, Gloria Estefan, Josh Groban, Jeff Daniels, Daveed Diggs, Andy Mientus, Michael Arden, Lupita Nyong'o, Glenn Close, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more! (more...)

Take a Look at the 70th Annual Tony Awards 'By The Numbers' Before Sunday Night's Ceremony!Take a Look at the 70th Annual Tony Awards 'By The Numbers' Before Sunday Night's Ceremony!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Before Broadway's biggest night this Sunday, June 12th, 36 productions will have opened on Broadway in the 2015-16 season. Of those productions, 18 are nominated for Tony Awards this year, and 94 of the actors and creative teams in those productions will walk the red carpet on Sunday as nominees.  (more...)

Tickets to Donmar's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway on Sale This SundayTickets to Donmar's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES on Broadway on Sale This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Tickets go on sale this Sunday, June 12 at 10 AM to the general public for Tony Award winners Janet McTeer and Liev Schreiber in the Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. Tickets are available through Telecharge.com and by calling 212-239-6200 and in person at the Booth Theatre box office. Group bookings are currently available through Telecharge.com Group Sales at 212-239-6262 or 800-432-7780. (more...)

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