Jim Parsons News

Photo Flash: First Look - Matt Bomer, Mark Ruffalo in NORMAL HEART Character Posters
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Ryan Murphy turned to Twitter today to reveal character posters for HBO's highly anticipated upcoming presentation of THE NORMAL HEART, which will air on Sunday, May 25, at 9pm on HBO. (more...)

Why Julia Roberts Turned Down THE NORMAL HEART Twice Before Saying Yes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

HBO will soon release it's highly anticipated film version of The Normal Heart, and according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, securing Jula Roberts as 'Dr. Brookner' wasn't an easy feat. Roberts reportedly turned down the role twice because she 'only saw the character's hostility and rage.' When director Ryan Murphy presented her with this version of the film, she thought: 'This is getting ridiculous. I need to pay attention to why this keeps coming back to me. I suddenly understood who she was in terms of this scary, inexplicable plague-what originally seemed [to me] to be anger was actually her determined pursuit to be part of a solution that she wasn't part of with the first plague that she experienced. Everything fell into place for me after that. I could see these are just really scared people who won't give up on finding the answers.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HBO Releases Full Trailer for THE NORMAL HEART- with Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Roberts & More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2014

HBO has just released a full trailer fir its highly anticipated upcoming presentation of THE NORMAL HEART, which will air on Sunday, May 25, at 9pm on HBO. Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch, Emmy winner Jim Parsons and Academy Award winner Julia Roberts star in a Ryan Murphy film, HBO Films' presentation of THE NORMAL HEART. Check out the trailer below! (more...)

Buz Davis Makes Directorial Return to The Carnegie with HARVEY, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

During his decade of producing shoestring theatre in a proud but dilapidated auditorium, impresario Buz Davis could only dream of the day he might return to find that hall had received a multi-million dollar renovation, and that he was once again at the fore of creating captivating theatre there. That dream comes true this spring. (more...)

Barbra Streisand on THE NORMAL HEART: 'I Tried Very Hard to Get It Made'
by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen legend Barbra Streisand spoke about the frustration she felt as she attempted to bring Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART to the big screen. (more...)

NORMAL HEART's Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer & More Grace Cover of THR
by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Jim Parsons, Taylor Kitsch, Matt Bomer and Mark Ruffalo, stars of HBO's upcoming presentation of THE NORMAL HEART, grace the cover of this week's The Hollywood Reporter. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Must Watch All-New Trailer for HBO's THE NORMAL HEART
by TV News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Watch an all-new trailer for HBO's highly anticipated upcoming presentation of THE NORMAL HEART, airing Sunday, May 25, at 9pm on HBO. (more...)

BWW's Richard Ridge Hosts Amas Musical Theatre's 45th Anniversary Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Richard Ridge, lead correspondent for the popular theatrical web site Broadway World, will host the 45th Anniversary Gala for Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, on Monday, March 31st, 2014 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is veteran Broadway virtuoso Maurice Hines. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Lea Michele, Kristen Bell & More at 2014 KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 31, 2014

Superstars including Jennifer Lawrence, Robert Downey Jr., One Direction, Sam & Cat, Selena Gomez, Kevin Hart, Patrick Star, Dwight Howard and more, won top honors at this year's ultimate kid experience, Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on CBS - Week of March 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON, airing on CBS for the week of March 31, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on CBS - Week of March 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON, airing on CBS for the week of March 31, 2014! (more...)

Jennifer Lawrence, One Direction, Ariana Grande Among Top Winners at Nickelodeon's 27th Annual KID'S CHOICE AWARDS
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 30, 2014

Superstars including Jennifer Lawrence, Robert Downey Jr., One Direction, Sam & Cat, Selena Gomez, Kevin Hart, Patrick Star, Dwight Howard and more, won top honors at this year's ultimate kid experience (more...)

Kristen Bell, Jim Parsons, Andy Samberg & More Present at Nickelodeon's KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

Nickelodeon will have kids on the edge of their seats as this year's Kids' Choice Awards winners are unveiled by an all-new slate of Orange Blimp-handing luminaries. Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Will Arnett (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Michael Strahan (LIVE with Kelly and Michael), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars), Debby Ryan (Jessie), Chris Evans (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) and WWE Divas Brie and Nikki Bella will join host Mark Wahlberg and previously announced performers Aloe Blacc and American Authors, in announcing this year's honorees at the 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, airing live tonight, March 29, at 8p.m. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on CBS - Week of March 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON, airing on CBS for the week of March 31, 2014! (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, March 24, 2014 - MOTHERS AND SONS, BROADWAY BACKWARDS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 24, 2014

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: MOTHERS AND SONS opens tonight, Block, Groff, Lewis, Rannells and more join forces for BROADWAY BACKWARDS and more! (more...)

STRAIGHT ON 'TIL MORNING Seeks Producers for Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2014

Wild Rumpus Productions, an arts company devoted to storytelling and accessibility, eyes an off-Broadway bow for the new play Straight On 'Til Morning and is currently seeking producers. Straight On 'Til Morning is a play about a boy with autism and his journey to Neverland. Wild Rumpus is endeavoring to have 4 autism-friendly performances of the play this fall. (more...)

SAG Foundation & BWW Host An Evening with Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale at The New School Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

This Today, The New School for Drama, SAG Foundation, and BroadwayWorld.com will present a 90-minute career Conversations with Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, starring together in Broadway's The Bridges of Madison County. Moderated by BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge, O'Hara and Pasquale will share experiences from their careers on stage and screen and their current collaboration with a packed house of more than 400 union actors and drama students at The New School's John L. Tishman Auditorium. (more...)

Kristen Bell, Jim Parsons, Andy Samberg & More to Present at Nickelodeon's KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS, 3/29
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Nickelodeon will have kids on the edge of their seats as this year's Kids' Choice Awards winners are unveiled by an all-new slate of Orange Blimp-handing luminaries. Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Will Arnett (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Michael Strahan (LIVE with Kelly and Michael), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Kristen Bell (Veronica Mars), Debby Ryan (Jessie), Chris Evans (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) and WWE Divas Brie and Nikki Bella will join host Mark Wahlberg and previously announced performers Aloe Blacc and American Authors, in announcing this year's honorees at the 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, airing live next Saturday, March 29, at 8p.m. Returning presenters Lea Michele (Glee) and WWE Superstar John Cena, along with Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Instant Mom), Ross Lynch (Muppets Most Wanted) and Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory), will also make special appearances. Kids can still cast their votes in 22 categories across all of Nickelodeon's digital outlets - Nick.com desktops and mobile devices, as well as the Nick app on iOS, Kindle, and Android - and users will be able to vote on Nickelodeon's Twitter feed using custom KCA hashtags. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on CBS - Week of March 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON, airing on CBS for the week of March 31, 2014! (more...)

SAG Foundation & BWW to Host An Evening with Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale at The New School, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

This Thursday, The New School for Drama, SAG Foundation, and BroadwayWorld.com will present a 90-minute career Conversations with Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, starring together in Broadway's The Bridges of Madison County. Moderated by BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge, O'Hara and Pasquale will share experiences from their careers on stage and screen and their current collaboration with a packed house of more than 400 union actors and drama students at The New School's John L. Tishman Auditorium. (more...)

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