Jayne Atkinson News

Date Of Birth:
February 18, 1959 (55)
Birth Place:
Bournemouth, Doret, ENGLAND
Gender:
Female
WAM Theatre's Change Makers to Host Benefit and Celebration 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

WAM (Women's Action Movement) Theatre's artistic director Kristen van Ginhoven has announced that legendary playwright Marsha Norman and WAMC Northeast Public Radio producer Sarah LaDuke will co-host Change Makers, WAM Theatre's fifth season celebration and benefit at The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington on August 24 at 7 pm. This dynamic duo takes the place of actor Jayne Atkinson, who needed to bow out to attend the Emmy Awards In Los Angeles. (more...)

Marsha Norman & Sarah LaDuke Will Now Co-Host WAM Theatre's Change Makers Benefit, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

WAM (Women's Action Movement) Theatre's annual benefit just got even more exciting. Artistic director Kristen van Ginhoven is pleased to announce that legendary playwright Marsha Norman and WAMC Northeast Public Radio producer Sarah LaDuke will co-host Change Makers, WAM Theatre's fifth season celebration and benefit at The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington on August 24 at 7 pm. This dynamic duo takes the place of actor Jayne Atkinson, who needed to bow out to attend the Emmy Awards In Los Angeles. (more...)

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on CRIMINAL MINDS, airing on CBS on Wednesday, July 30, 2014! (more...)

WAM Theatre to Host CHANGE MAKERS Summer Benefit, 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

WAM (Women's Action Movement) Theatre will celebrate its fifth season on Sunday, August 24, with Change Makers, an exciting and relevant evening hosted by acclaimed actress Jayne Atkinson. The celebration is centered on a dynamic panel discussion moderated by WAM Theatre artistic director Kristen van Ginhoven featuring artists whose work catalyzes positive social change. The celebration and benefit, taking place at the Mahaiwe Center for the Performing Arts in Great Barrington, will also include a sneak peek of WAM Theatre's fall production and the announcement of the beneficiary of this year's philanthropic donation. (more...)

David Adkins, Corinna May, Barbara Sims & Walton Wilson to Star in Berkshire Theatre Group's BENEFACTORS, 7/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Michael Frayn's Benefactors, a summer stages critic's pick by The New York Times at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge. Opening Night is July 12 at 8pm. Preview performances begin on July 9 at 7pm and the production closes July 26 at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Mary Mitchell Campbell, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Honored with 2014 Lilly Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 03, 2014

Just last night, the Lilly Awards celebrated women of distinction in musical theater at Playwrights Horizons. As previously announced, the 2014 Lilly Award winners include Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Susan Bernfield, Johanna Day, Winnie Holzman, Joyce Ketay, Mary Mitchell Campbell, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Dominique Morrisseau, Kelli O'Hara, Jen Silverman, Jeanine Tesori and Liesl Tommy. The 2014 Lilly Award presenters include Neena Beber, John Doyle, Branden Jacobs Jenkins, Julia Jordan, Anne Kaufman, Lisa Kron, Tony Kushner, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Justin Levine, Audra McDonald, Marsha Norman, Steven Pasquale, Stephen Schwartz and Stacey Mindich. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

HOUSE OF CARDS Season 2 Set for DVD, Blu-ray Release on 6/17
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The highly anticipated and critically acclaimed political drama, HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON, produced by Media Rights Capital, arrives on Blu-ray and DVD June 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The series returns with two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey (American Beauty, Best Actor in a Leading Role, 1999; The Usual Suspects, Best Actor in a Supporting Role; 1995) as the newly appointed Vice President of the United States, along with Robin Wright, this year's Golden Globe® winner for her role as his wife, Claire Underwood (Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama). This series continues to sizzle with intensity as the ruthless Underwoods stop at nothing to climb the political food chain. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose Bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Two-time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson (CRIMINAL MINDS, HOUSE OF CARDS) will direct a benefit production of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge today and tomorrow, March 28th and 29th as part of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires, 3/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

Two-time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson (CRIMINAL MINDS, HOUSE OF CARDS) will direct a benefit production of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge on March 28thand 29th as part of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. Proceeds from the production, co-produced by Atkinson and Susan Rose, will benefit WAM Theatre and the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Anne Keefe of the Westport Country Playhouse
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Mar 07, 2014

Script in Hand Productions Remain Popular at the Playhouse (more...)

Jayne Atkinson and Susan Rose Bring MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD to the Berkshires, 3/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Two-time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson (CRIMINAL MINDS, HOUSE OF CARDS) will direct a benefit production of MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge on March 28th and 29th as part of the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. Proceed from the production, co-produced by Atkinson and Susan Rose, will benefit WAM Theatre and the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. The cast will feature Jane Kaczmarek (MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE and the upcoming FOX sitcom HERE'S YOUR DAMN FAMILY), Michel Gill (HOUSE OF CARDS) and Academy Award winner James Lecesne, as well as local guest artists Amber Chand, Tammy Denease, Tyler Malik, Corinna May, Rachel Siegel and Barbara Sims. After successful productions across the country, including an off-Broadway run at Primary Stages in New York City, this will be its Berkshire premiere. (more...)

Michael Gill, Boyd Gaines, Jayne Atkinson & More to Lead Westport Country Playhouse's PACK OF LIES Reading, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Casting is announced for the Script in Hand playreading of 'Pack of Lies,' a provocative spy thriller, at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, March 10, 7 p.m. Actors, all alumni of previous Playhouse productions, include 'House of Cards' stars Jayne Atkinson and Michel Gill, and four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines, as well as Kathleen McNenny, Alexis Molnar, Mark Shanahan, and Zoe Winters. Tickets are $15. Based on a true story, the play is written by Hugh Whitemore and directed by Anne Keefe. (more...)

MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD, FRESH TAKES & More Among WAM Theatre's 2014 Season Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

WAM Theatre's Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven announced highlights of the 2014 season today. The Berkshire-based professional theatre company will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an inspiring and thought-provoking series of plays readings, special events, panel discussions, and educational programs that continue its mission to focus on women artists and stories of women and girls. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces 2014 Season Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Women's Action Movement Theatre's Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven announced highlights of the 2014 season today. The Berkshire-based professional theatre company will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an inspiring and thought-provoking series of plays readings, special events, panel discussions, and educational programs that continue its mission to focus on women artists and stories of women and girls. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP, SEUSSICAL, POE and More Set for Berkshire Theatre Group's 86th Summer Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire have announced the Summer 2014 Theatre Season offering classic works coupled with contemporary plays. (more...)

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS - Tonight, February 5, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 05, 2014

Get all the scoop on CRIMINAL MINDS, airing on CBS tonight, February 5, 2014! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 200th Episode of CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS
by - Feb 04, 2014

On the 200th episode of CBS's cCRIMINAL MINDS entitled '200', when JJ is kidnapped, the BAU delves into her time at the State Department to find clues to her disappearance and uncover a secret mission that now puts her life in danger. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind-the-Scenes of CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS 200th Episode
by - Feb 03, 2014

Below, get a behind-the-scenes look at the 200th episode of CBS's CRIMINAL MINDS titled '200.' The milestone episode airs Wednesday, Feb. 5 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Scoop: CRIMINAL MINDS on CBS - Wednesday, February 5, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on CRIMINAL MINDS, airing on CBS on Wednesday, February 5, 2014! (more...)

HOUSE OF CARDS Season 2 Premieres on Netflix, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The second season of the Netflix original series 'House of Cards' premieres Friday, February 14, 2014. (more...)

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