Harriet Harris News

Date of Birth: January 08, 1955 (61)
Birth Place: Fort Worth, TX, USA
Gender: Female
Angela Lansbury & Dana Ivey to Lead Benefit Reading of British Comedy LETTICE AND LOVAGE for The Acting CompanyAngela Lansbury & Dana Ivey to Lead Benefit Reading of British Comedy LETTICE AND LOVAGE for The Acting Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Angela Lansbury and Dana Ivey will head an all-star cast in the staged reading of the beloved British comedy, Lettice and Lovage, a benefit for The Acting Company, to be held one night only, Monday, June 13, at 7 PM, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, it was announced this afternoon. (more...)

Gabriel Ebert, Michael Urie & More Set for The Acting Company's Reading of Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBANDGabriel Ebert, Michael Urie & More Set for The Acting Company's Reading of Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Acting Company will continue its 2016 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Oscar Wilde's beloved comedy An Ideal Husband on Monday, April 18th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. Single tickets are $35 and include a post-show reception with the cast. The performance is sold out. For waitlist information, call (212) 258-3111 or visit www.theactingcompany.org.  (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 3/29/2016 - Alfie Boe in NEVERLAND and More!Broadway AM Report, 3/29/2016 - Alfie Boe in NEVERLAND and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 29, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: FINDING NEVERLAND welcomes a new leading man and more! (more...)

Harriet Harris & Patrick Kerr to Lead World Premiere of Joe DiPietro's HOLLYWOOD at La Jolla PlayhouseHarriet Harris & Patrick Kerr to Lead World Premiere of Joe DiPietro's HOLLYWOOD at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Hollywood, by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis, Chasing the Song) directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. (more...)

San Francisco Opera to Return to KQED TV with SHOW BOAT This MonthSan Francisco Opera to Return to KQED TV with SHOW BOAT This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

San Francisco Opera today announced plans to return to KQED 9 for the sixth season of spectacular opera and musical theater works featuring a roster of internationally renowned singers, conductors, directors and designers, all recorded live in high-definition from the War Memorial Opera House. (more...)

Kevin Kline and Nina Arianda Lead Reading of Noel Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTER TonightKevin Kline and Nina Arianda Lead Reading of Noel Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

The Acting Company continues its 2016 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Noel Coward's charming comedy PRESENT LAUGHTER tonight, February 22nd at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. The reading, set to star Tony winners Kevin Kline and Nina Arianda, is sold out. (more...)

Kevin Kline and Nina Arianda to Lead Reading of Noel Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTERKevin Kline and Nina Arianda to Lead Reading of Noel Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Just announced, The Acting Company will continue its 2016 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Noel Coward's charming comedy PRESENT LAUGHTER on Monday, February 22nd at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. The reading, set to star Tony winners Kevin Kline and Nina Arianda, is already sold out! (more...)

San Francisco Opera Sets New Screenings With Sundance Kabuki Cinemas for February and MarchSan Francisco Opera Sets New Screenings With Sundance Kabuki Cinemas for February and March
by Louisa Brady - Jan 28, 2016

San Francisco Opera partners again with Sundance Kabuki Cinemas to present the latest installment of the San Francisco Opera Grand Opera Cinema Series for winter 2016. (more...)

Dana Ivey to Direct WASTE for The Acting CompanyDana Ivey to Direct WASTE for The Acting Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will launch its 2016 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Harley Granville-Barker's controversial British drama Waste on Monday, January 25th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. Single tickets are $35 and include a post-show reception with the cast. Series subscriptions are also available. Purchase at www.theactingcompany.org or call (212) 258-3111. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/8/2016 - Bowie's BLACKSTAR, McDonald & Mitchell at the White House & More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/8/2016 - Bowie's BLACKSTAR, McDonald & Mitchell at the White House & More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 8, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell appear IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE tonight, ALADDIN and THE LION KING appear on this morning's GMA! (more...)

Looking Back and Moving Forward! Shows That Closed in 2015Looking Back and Moving Forward! Shows That Closed in 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2016

Happy New Year, BroadwayWorld! As we eagerly anticipate the amazing musicals and plays coming up in 2016, we're taking a moment to look back at the significant Broadway closings of 2015. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Broadway's 2015 Curtain Call HighlightsPhoto Flashback: Broadway's 2015 Curtain Call Highlights
by Walter McBride - Dec 30, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, BroadwayWorld takes one last look at this season's brightest moments before the curtain comes down, showcasing what readers - and audiences - loved most. Below, check out the curtain call highlights on Broadway from 2015! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nathan Lane & the Cast of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Reunite for Roundabout Benefit ReadingPhoto Coverage: Nathan Lane & the Cast of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Reunite for Roundabout Benefit Reading
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 8, 2015

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company presented the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, starring Nathan Lane. Joining him were Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Movie Cast Reunites on the Red Carpet!Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Movie Cast Reunites on the Red Carpet!
by Walter McBride - Dec 7, 2015

Based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same title, School of Rock: THE MUSICAL, with music from the movie, as well as an original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, a book byJulian Fellowes and direction by Laurence Connor, made its World Premiere on Broadway last night, December 6, at the Winter Garden Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you inside the red carpet below! (more...)

Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading, Starring Nathan Lane & Jean Smart, Set for TonightRoundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading, Starring Nathan Lane & Jean Smart, Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, starring Nathan Lane. Joining the celebrated cast are Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes ('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis directs this one-night only reading tonight, December 7, 2015 at 7 PM at Studio 54. (more...)

INSTAGRAM CHECK: Michael Urie, Annaleigh Ashford, Robin de Jesus, More in Recent Reading of Paul Rudnick's JEFFREYINSTAGRAM CHECK: Michael Urie, Annaleigh Ashford, Robin de Jesus, More in Recent Reading of Paul Rudnick's JEFFREY
by Michael Dale - Dec 2, 2015

Robin de Jesus posts program from Manhattan Theatre Club reading. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading, Starring Nathan Lane & Jean SmartFull Cast Announced for Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading, Starring Nathan Lane & Jean Smart
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company has confirmed complete casting for the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart starring Nathan Lane. Joining the celebrated cast are Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes ('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis will direct this one-night only reading. (more...)

BWW Discussion: BWW Orlando Editors Discuss Beautiful CINDERELLA at Dr. Phillips CenterBWW Discussion: BWW Orlando Editors Discuss Beautiful CINDERELLA at Dr. Phillips Center
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 12, 2015

On Tuesday night, RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA opened a week-long run at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Running through Sunday, I was fortunate enough to attend the tour stop's opening night, as was fellow BWW Orlando editor Kimberly Moy. As we did when we discussed THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, first show of the 2014-2015 Orlando Broadway Series, we had a back-and-forth conversation about CINDERELLA. While I tend to look at things from a more historical and critical point of view, Kim is an admitted fan girl. (more...)

Tom Fontana, Paul Fontana & Margot Harley to be Honored at The Acting Company's GalaTom Fontana, Paul Fontana & Margot Harley to be Honored at The Acting Company's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

The Acting Company (Margot Harley, Co-Founder and Producer), America's best known touring repertory theater, will honor Emmy Award-winner Tom Fontana, educator and student mentor Paul Fontana, and Acting Company Co-founder and Producer Margot Harley at a Gala Benefit evening on Monday, November 9th atCapitale (130 Bowery - between Broome & Grand Sts). Both of the gentlemen will each be presented with the Warburg Humanitarian Award for their outstanding philanthropic endeavors on behalf of children, education and the arts, while Ms. Harley will be saluted for her 43 years of leadership and achievement as she steps down as Producer of The Acting Company.   (more...)

BWW Interviews: CINDERELLA's Blair Ross 'Comes Home' to Play 'Madame'BWW Interviews: CINDERELLA's Blair Ross 'Comes Home' to Play 'Madame'
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 16, 2015

It is fitting, perhaps, and definitely a case of perfect timing, for actress Blair Ross: Preparing to go onstage as “Madame” – aka The Wicked Stepmother – in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella with most of her Tennessee family on hand to share in the excitement from their vantage point in the audience. Currently in Memphis, the national touring company of the recent Broadway revival of Cinderella welcomes Ross to the cast as they look ahead to next week's eight-performance run at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center. (more...)

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