Gregory Harrison News

Date of Birth: May 31, 1950 (65)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
Rubicon Theatre Extends THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Through March 26Rubicon Theatre Extends THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Through March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that its critically acclaimed American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton, adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, will extend through Saturday, March 26 at the Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura. THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present SONGS FROM THE WEST AND BEYOND Benefit ConcertRubicon Theatre to Present SONGS FROM THE WEST AND BEYOND Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced a benefit concert this Sunday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. called SONGS FROM THE WEST AND BEYOND, which will feature Nashville based singer/songwriters SYLVIE DAVIDSON and TREVOR WHEETMAN (currently appearing in the cast of Rubicon's acclaimed American premiere production of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE). (more...)

BWW Review: Brilliant American Premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Extends One Week Until March 26BWW Review: Brilliant American Premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE Extends One Week Until March 26
by Don Grigware - Mar 14, 2016

How often do you see an American western onstage? Especially one that was a famous John Ford film in 1952 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Both the film and the stage play are adapted from a short story by Dorothy Johnson about the American west in 1890-1910. The names of the characters in the film are slightly different from those in the play, but the plot is basically the same. What seem to matter more than plot are the historical, cultural, political themes that the story exudes. Now onstage at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura, in its American premiere, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is helmed by uber skilled director Jenny Sullivan and boasts a stellar cast, but you only have one more week to catch it, through March 20. (more...)

Photo Flash: Celebrities Attend Rubicon's American Premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCEPhoto Flash: Celebrities Attend Rubicon's American Premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016

Celebrities dressed in Western attire walked the red carpet last Saturday as Rubicon Theatre Company of Ventura presented the American Premiere of the stage play THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Attendees included musician Jim Messina of Loggins & Messina, Poco and Buffalo Springfield and his beautiful wife Michaela; Golden Globe nominated actor Ted Neeley with his wife Leeyan and daughter Tessa; and Emmy Award-winning actor Joe Spano with his daughters Liana and Meili. Scroll down for photos from the opening night festivities! (more...)

BWW Review: THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE at Rubicon Theatre CompanyBWW Review: THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Mar 10, 2016

John Ford's 1962 film, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, is one of motion picture's all-time classic westerns. So when I heard that a play version was making its American premiere at the Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura, I got more than just a little excited. Envisioning the tensions seen on the screen in epic portrayals by Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne, and Lee Marvin promised to be riveting theater. Unfortunately, the play version was taken not from the screenplay by James Warner Bellah and Willis Goldbeck (it was unavailable) but an adaptation by British playwright Joshua Compton from Dorothy M. Johnson's original short story, and although the Rubicon has created a fabulous setting, marvelous performances from all of the actors, and an atmospheric, on-stage musical tableau by Trevor Wheetman, the result is simply not as compelling as the movie. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at American Premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCEPhoto Flash: First Look at American Premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2015-2016 Season continues with the American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West.   (more...)

BWW Interview: Jenny Sullivan of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE at Rubicon Theatre CompanyBWW Interview: Jenny Sullivan of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Mar 1, 2016

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance was originally a short story penned in 1953 by Dorothy M. Johnson (1905 - 1984), who wrote numerous articles and stories with Western themes. In 1962, Valance was adapted for motion pictures in a blockbuster film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne, James Stewart, and Lee Marvin, in the title role of the sadistic gunslinger who is taken on by Stewart, who portrayed a tenderfoot attorney new to the dusty town of Shinbone. Jethro Compton's new stage play is based on the short story instead of the movie, getting its start in England in 2014. The Rubicon Theatre Company's new production marks the play's American debut, starring Gregory Harrison in the role of Bert Barricune, the equivalent of John Wayne's Tom Doniphon in the film. Reviews of the play have called it 'gripping drama' and 'consistently absorbing.' We spoke with Jenny Sullivan, who is directing Rubicon's production and she talked about the process of presenting a subject that has become much more famous through the film adaptation than for the original story. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Stage U.S. Debut of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCERubicon Theatre to Stage U.S. Debut of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season continues with the American premiere of THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton. Adapted from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson that also inspired the legendary John Ford 1962 film, THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE is a classic tale of love, honor, ambition and revenge set against the backdrop of the American West. (more...)

Former Mouseketeer Lindsey Alley Coming to 54 Below, 9/19Former Mouseketeer Lindsey Alley Coming to 54 Below, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents LINDSEY ALLEY in "BLOOD, SWEAT & MOUSEKETEARS" on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 9:30 p.m.  (more...)

Photo: Sofia Vergara Receives Actors Inspiration Award at SAG Foundation LA Golf ClassicPhoto: Sofia Vergara Receives Actors Inspiration Award at SAG Foundation LA Golf Classic
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation kicked off their 30th Anniversary festivities with the star-studded Los Angeles Golf Classic today, June 8th, 2015, in Burbank, CA. (more...)

SAG to Honor Sofia Vergara with Inaugural 'Inspiration Award'SAG to Honor Sofia Vergara with Inaugural 'Inspiration Award'
by Movies News Desk - May 29, 2015

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation announced Sofia Vergara will receive the inaugural Actors Inspiration Award (more...)

SAG Foundation to Open 30th Anniversary Celebration with Annual LA Golf ClassicSAG Foundation to Open 30th Anniversary Celebration with Annual LA Golf Classic
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation, celebrating 30 years of giving back, announced its 6th Annual Los Angeles Golf Classic to be held Monday, June 8th at an exclusive golf club in Burbank, California. The SAG Foundation L.A. Golf Classic is a tournament where celebrity golfers and entertainment industry executives raise money for the nonprofit's Catastrophic Health Fund and Emergency Assistance programs, which benefit SAG-AFTRA professionals and their families in times of need. (more...)

Jason Graae, Patricia Morison, Sally Struthers and More Set for TO BROADWAY, FROM HOLLYWOOD...WITH LOVE Benefit TonightJason Graae, Patricia Morison, Sally Struthers and More Set for TO BROADWAY, FROM HOLLYWOOD...WITH LOVE Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2015

Following last year's sold out benefit, the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (STAGE) is delighted to announce the All-Star cast participating in the 31st annual gala, 'To Broadway, From Hollywood....With Love,' being held tonight, May 9th, at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. David Galligan directs with Brad Ellis serving as Musical Director for his first time. (more...)

Cast Announced for 31st Annual STAGE Benefit for APLA on TodayCast Announced for 31st Annual STAGE Benefit for APLA on Today
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Following last year's sold out benefit, the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (STAGE) is delighted to announce the All-Star cast participating in the 31st annual gala, 'To Broadway, From Hollywood….With Love,' being held today, May 9th, at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. David Galligan directs with Brad Ellis serving as Musical Director for his first time. The cast includes Loni Anderson, Obba Babatunde, Adrienne Baron, Mary Jo Catlett, Carole Cook, James Darren, Loretta Devine, Nancy Dussault, David Engel, Barbara Eden, Julie Garnye, Thea Gill, Jason Graae, Gregory Harrison, Sally Kellerman, Jon Maher, Melissa Manchester, Pat Marshall, James C Mulligan, Patricia Morison, Robert Morse, Donna Pescow, Jake Simpson, Sally Struthers, Donna Theodore, Lisa Vroman and Adam Wylie. (more...)

STAGE to Present All-Star Cast in TO BROADWAY, FROM HOLLYWOOD Concert, TodaySTAGE to Present All-Star Cast in TO BROADWAY, FROM HOLLYWOOD Concert, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Following last year's sold out benefit, the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event(STAGE) is delighted to announce the All-Star cast* participating in the 31st annual gala, "To Broadway, From Hollywood….With Love," being held today, May 9th, at 7:30pm at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA. David Galligan directs and serving as Musical Director for his first time is Brad Ellis. (more...)

Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Tonight, May 4, 2015Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Tonight, May 4, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 4, 2015

Get all the scoop on CASTLE, airing on ABC tonight, May 4, 2015! (more...)

Carly Rae Jepsen Appears as Musical Guest Star on ABC's CASTLE TonightCarly Rae Jepsen Appears as Musical Guest Star on ABC's CASTLE Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2015

Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen (Broadway's CINDERELLA) will play herself as a special musical guest on an upcoming episode of ABC's CASTLE titled 'Dead From New York', airing TONIGHT, MAY 4 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET). (more...)

Carly Rae Jepsen to Be Musical Guest Star on ABC's CASTLE, 5/4Carly Rae Jepsen to Be Musical Guest Star on ABC's CASTLE, 5/4
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen (Broadway's CINDERELLA) will play herself as a special musical guest on an upcoming episode of ABC's CASTLE titled "Dead From New York", airing MONDAY, MAY 4 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET). (more...)

Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Monday, May 4, 2015Scoop: CASTLE on ABC - Monday, May 4, 2015
by - Apr 20, 2015

Get all the scoop on CASTLE, airing on ABC on Monday, May 4, 2015! (more...)

STAGE to Present All-Star Cast in TO BROADWAY, FROM HOLLYWOOD Concert, 5/9STAGE to Present All-Star Cast in TO BROADWAY, FROM HOLLYWOOD Concert, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Following last year's sold out benefit, the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event(STAGE) is delighted to announce the All-Star cast* participating in the 31st annual gala, "To Broadway, From Hollywood….With Love," being held on Saturday, May 9th, at 7:30pm at the historic Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA. David Galligan directs and serving as Musical Director for his first time is Brad Ellis. (more...)

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