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Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Eyeing West End, Stateside Runs?Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Eyeing West End, Stateside Runs?
by Jessica Khan - Jul 30, 2015

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. But with hundreds of fans traveling from across the globe to see the SHERLOCK actor take on the Bard for measly 12-week run, the only thing theatergoers†want to know is -- will the show transfer, to†where,†and when? (more...)

Sonia Friedman Promises 'Timeless', 'Rock-and-Roll' HAMLET With Benedict CumberbatchSonia Friedman Promises 'Timeless', 'Rock-and-Roll' HAMLET With Benedict Cumberbatch
by Jessica Khan - Jul 29, 2015

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. And Producer Sonia Friedman is†being tight-lipped about what Cumberbatch groupies, many of whom are unfamiliar with the Bard, will see in London. (more...)

EPIX to Premiere Comedy Special MARC MARON: MORE LATER, 12/4EPIX to Premiere Comedy Special MARC MARON: MORE LATER, 12/4
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Premium TV network EPIX announced today that it will showcase the sharp, cynical humor of stand-up comedian, actor and author Marc Maron, in the one-hour Original Comedy Event Marc Maron: More Later making its World Television Premiere Friday, December 4, at 10pm ET/PT, 9C on EPIX. (more...)

Blockhead Productions Presents THE WHO'S TOMMYBlockhead Productions Presents THE WHO'S TOMMY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2015

Blockhead productions presents THE WHO'S TOMMY, July 24-25 at PARSONS VETERAN'S MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM, 70 West River St Milford, CT 06460. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch in Rehearsal for Barbican's HAMLETPhoto Flash: First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch in Rehearsal for Barbican's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Rehearsal photos have been released†for†Lyndsey Turner's production of†William Shakespeare's†Hamlet†with Benedict Cumberbatch†in the title role - check them out below! (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Season 5 Among New Programs Heading to Amazon This JulyDOWNTON ABBEY Season 5 Among New Programs Heading to Amazon This July
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

July ushers in endless streaming options for TV binging this summer with Amazon Prime and Amazon Instant Video. (more...)

West End's HAMLET, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Announces Full CastWest End's HAMLET, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Rehearsals begin today (15 June 2015) for†Lyndsey Turner's production of†William Shakespeare's†Hamlet†with†Benedict Cumberbatch†in the title role.†† (more...)

BWW Features: Irish Success Stories at the Tony AwardsBWW Features: Irish Success Stories at the Tony Awards
by Chris McCormack - Jun 8, 2015

When it comes to Irish theatre and the Tony Awards, the distance is never great. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Sonia Friedman Productions, in partnership with Sky Arts, has allocated 100 £10 tickets, spread throughout the auditorium for every performance of Lyndsey Turner's production of Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role at the Barbican Theatre from 5 August 2015. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Sonia Friedman Productions,†in partnership with†Sky Arts, has†allocated†100 £10 tickets, spread throughout the auditorium for every performance of†Lyndsey Turner's production of†Hamlet†starring†Benedict Cumberbatch†in the title role at the Barbican Theatre from†5 August 2015. (more...)

EPIX Unveils Two New Original SeriesEPIX Unveils Two New Original Series
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2015

Premium TV network EPIX announced today that it is adding original, scripted series to its programming slate, beginning with series from its joint-venture studio partners Paramount, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (more...)

EPIX to Present LISA LAMPANELLI: BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD, 6/26EPIX to Present LISA LAMPANELLI: BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Premium TV network EPIX showcases the hilariously indelicate stand-up of Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean Lisa Lampanelli with the World Television Premiere of Lisa Lampanelli: Back to the Drawing Board on Friday, June 26 (more...)

Photo: First Look - James Franco Stars in Hulu Original Series DEADBEATPhoto: First Look - James Franco Stars in Hulu Original Series DEADBEAT
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

ET has an exclusive first look at James Franco, Finn Wittrock and more in the second season of Hulu's original series DEADBEAT, launching Monday, April 20th. (more...)

EPIX to Present JIM BREUER: COMIC FRENZY, 5/29EPIX to Present JIM BREUER: COMIC FRENZY, 5/29
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Premium TV network EPIX (EPIX.com) turns the spotlight on funnyman Jim Breuer with the World Television Premiere of Jim Breuer: Comic Frenzy on Friday, May 29, at 10pm ET/PT, 9C (more...)

Leo Bill, Sian Brooke, Jim Norton & More to Join Benedict Cumberbatch in West End HAMLETLeo Bill, Sian Brooke, Jim Norton & More to Join Benedict Cumberbatch in West End HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

Joining Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the title role in Lyndsey Turner's production ofWilliam Shakespeare's Hamlet, are Leo Bill as Horatio, Sian Brooke as Ophelia,Anastasia Hille as Gertrude, Ciaran Hinds as Claudius, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith asLaertes and Jim Norton as Polonius. (more...)

Ciaran Hinds Joins Benedict Cumberbatch in HAMLET at the Barbican This AutumnCiaran Hinds Joins Benedict Cumberbatch in HAMLET at the Barbican This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Ciaran Hinds will play 'Claudius' in Sonia Friedman Productions' upcoming staging of HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role at the Barbican Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 54 Below Sings a Crackerjack Version of the Ahrens & Flaherty Musical 'A Man of No Importance'BWW Reviews: 54 Below Sings a Crackerjack Version of the Ahrens & Flaherty Musical 'A Man of No Importance'
by Alix Cohen - Mar 17, 2015

Based on the 1994 Albert Finney film, the musical A Man of No Importance played at New York's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center in 2002, then earned 2003's Outer Circle Critics Award for authors Lynn Ahrens (Lyrics), Stephen Flaherty (music), and Terrance McNally (Book.) This past Sunday (for two performances), 54 Below staged a concert version of A Man of No Importance as part of their popular 54 Below Sings . . . series. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rose Hemingway Previews 54 SINGS A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCEPhoto Coverage: Rose Hemingway Previews 54 SINGS A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
by Walter McBride - Mar 11, 2015

Tony Award-winning writing team Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty and Tony Award winner Terrence McNally's musical A Man Of No Importance comes to 54 Below on March 15, for an all-star concert presentation. The show played off-Broadway at Lincoln Center in 2002, winning the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical. Since then it has become a beloved piece done by theaters all over the world. The score of A Man Of No Importance, including songs such as "Princess," "The Streets of Dublin," and "Love Who You Love," is treasured by musical theatre fans. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 9-15, Featuring Maureen McGovern, David Henry Hwang, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 9-15, Featuring Maureen McGovern, David Henry Hwang, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 9, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: The Cast of Side Show: Added Attractions; Maureen McGovern: Celebrating Women Singer/Songwriters at 54 Below; Columbia University Songbook featuring David Henry Hwang & More; A Sophisticated Ladies Reunion at 54 Below; and 54 Sings A Man of No Importance. (more...)

Cast of SIDE SHOW, Maureen McGovern & More Set for 54 Below This WeekCast of SIDE SHOW, Maureen McGovern & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

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