Glenn Close News

Date of Birth: March 19, 1947 (70)
Birth Place: Greenwich, CT, USA
Gender: Female
Liz Wisan to Lead Female-Driven BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Dorset Theatre FestivalLiz Wisan to Lead Female-Driven BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Premiere of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/20/2017 - 6/27/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 6/20/2017 - 6/27/2017
by - Jun 27, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 6/20/2017 - 6/27/2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 27th, 2017 - NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Opens and More!BWW Morning Brief June 27th, 2017 - NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: NAPOLI, BROOKLYN officially opens tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD's Nancy Anderson Makes Her Feinstein's/54 Below Debut Next MonthSUNSET BOULEVARD's Nancy Anderson Makes Her Feinstein's/54 Below Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Let Nancy Anderson take you back to a time when speakeasies were born and jazz was king. With Ross Patterson and his little big band, Nancy, fresh off Broadway's Sunset Boulevard (where she understudied Glenn Close), revisits her critically acclaimed debut album Ten Cents a Dance in a nightclub -- Feinstein's/54 Below -- uniquely appropriate to her quintessential jazz-age take on enduring classics by Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Irving Berlin, and the Artie Shaw Orchestra. (more...)

20th Annual Maine International Film Festival to Honor Actress Lauren Hutton20th Annual Maine International Film Festival to Honor Actress Lauren Hutton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) will present its annual Mid-Life Achievement Award to actress and supermodel Lauren Hutton at a special ceremony held at the Waterville Opera House on the evening of July 20. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!BWW Morning Brief June 26th, 2017 - Jimmy Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Ben Platt hosts the 2017 Jimmy Awards, honoring the best in high school musical theatre tonight! (more...)

VIDEO: Glenn Close and Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD Take Final Broadway BowsVIDEO: Glenn Close and Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD Take Final Broadway Bows
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winneráGlenn Closeátook her final bow today as 'Norma Desmond' ináAndrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece,áSunset Boulevard. Check out the video of the final curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Glenn Close Takes Final Curtain Call as SUNSET BOULEVARD Closes on BroadwayPhoto Coverage: Glenn Close Takes Final Curtain Call as SUNSET BOULEVARD Closes on Broadway
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 25, 2017

Three-time Tony Award-winneráGlenn Closeátook her final bow today as 'Norma Desmond' in Andrew Lloyd Webber'sáTony Award-winning masterpiece,áSunset Boulevard and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the revival's end. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Norma Surrenders - SUNSET BOULEVARD Takes Final Broadway BowBWW Flashback: Norma Surrenders - SUNSET BOULEVARD Takes Final Broadway Bow
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2017

SUNSET BOULEVARD plays its final performance on Broadway today, Sunday, June 25. The production, which marked the triumphant return of Glenn Close to the role of Norma Desmond,áwill have played a total of 145 performances. Originally scheduled as a limited run through May 28th, Sunset Boulevard extended through June 25. (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.á (more...)

Alan Campbell and George Wendt to Star in ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY Premiere at Bucks County PlayhouseAlan Campbell and George Wendt to Star in ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Bucks County Playhouse has announced the world premiere production of a new musical, 'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story.' The musical will begin performances on September 12 and run through October 1, with an official opening night on September 16. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SPAMILTON Celebrates Re-Opening at 47th Street Theater!Photo Coverage: SPAMILTON Celebrates Re-Opening at 47th Street Theater!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 20, 2017

Spamilton, the comedic musical take on all things Hamilton and Broadway, opened last night at its new home at the 47th Street Theater/The Puerto Rican Traveling Theater. The new theater on 47th Street, which is just a block from its inspiration and main punchline, hosts the show for an open engagement. (more...)

Tony Winner Glenn Close to Star in New Amazon Zombie-Themed Comedy PilotTony Winner Glenn Close to Star in New Amazon Zombie-Themed Comedy Pilot
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Glenn Close, currently reprising her role as Norman Desmond in the Broadway revival of SUNSET BOULEVARD, will star in Amazon's half hour comedy pilot SEA OAK. Picked up in March, the pilot is described as a zombie drama and family revenge comedy. (more...)

Alexandra Socha to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with FINDING HOMEAlexandra Socha to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with FINDING HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Alexandra Socha in Finding Home on June 28, 2017. (more...)

Andrea Burns, Bryan Terrell Clark, Lilli Cooper and More to Star in Concert Reading of Maltby & Shire's THE COUNTRY WIFEAndrea Burns, Bryan Terrell Clark, Lilli Cooper and More to Star in Concert Reading of Maltby & Shire's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Red Bull Theaterátoday announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of áTHE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby. á (more...)


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Photo Flash: Highlights from 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS - Part IIPhoto Flash: Highlights from 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS - Part II
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actoráKevin Spaceyáhosted THE 71st ANNUAL TONY« AWARDS, live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 11 on theáCBSáTelevision Network. This was Spacey's first time hosting the Tonys. Check out photo highlights below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 5Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 5
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2017

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Kevin Spacey, Glenn Close, Cobie Smulders, Tina Fey,áKate Baldwin, Rachel Bay Jones, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 4Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Glenn Close, Patti LuPone, Sara Bareilles and more! (more...)

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