Joan Allen News

Date of Birth: August 20, 1956 (60)
Birth Place: Rochelle, IL, USA
Gender: Female
SEE IT BIG! Holiday Films Features 14 Classic and Unconventional MoviesSEE IT BIG! Holiday Films Features 14 Classic and Unconventional Movies
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

With a wide selection of great movies by directors including Ingmar Bergman, Joe Dante, John Huston, Stanley Kubrick, Vincente Minnelli, and more, Museum of the Moving Image presents a holiday edition of its popular ongoing series See It Big!, from November 19 through December 24, 2016. The season opens this Saturday with back-to-back screenings of Tim Burton and Henry Selick's The Nightmare Before Christmas, screening in Dolby Digital 3-D; Barry Levinson's heartfelt, autobiographical Avalon, chronicling generations of a Jewish family in Baltimore; and Hannah and Her Sisters, Woody Allen's funny yet philosophical family dramedy starring Mia Farrow, Barbara Hershey, Dianne Wiest, and Michael Caine-with the last two films centered around Thanksgiving meals. (more...)

SHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-BroadwaySHAHS OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi to Join 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The producers have announced Golnesa "G.G." Gharachedaghi, star of "Shahs of Sunset," will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited two-week engagement this December.  (more...)

Broadway Revival of Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS Postponed Until 2017-18 SeasonBroadway Revival of Lanford Wilson's BURN THIS Postponed Until 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Producers Stacey Mindich and Jessica R. Jenen announced today the postponement of the Broadway revival ofBurn This, due to scheduling conflicts with the show's star.  The show is now aiming for its Broadway bow during the 2017-2018 season.   (more...)

'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

?Sonja Morgan, star and fan-favorite of Bravo's 'Real Housewives of New York City,' will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited four-week engagement this October. (more...)

'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway'Real Housewife' Sonja Morgan to Make Stage Debut in 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

?Sonja Morgan, star and fan-favorite of Bravo's 'Real Housewives of New York City,' will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited four-week engagement this October. (more...)

MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court TheatreMAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court TheatreMAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

Sigourney Weaver to Receive 2016 Donostia Award at San Sebastian FestivalSigourney Weaver to Receive 2016 Donostia Award at San Sebastian Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Weaver will receive a Donostia Award at the gala screening of the film on September 21st in the Kursaal Auditorium. The Festival's most important honorary award acknowledges the career of the North American actress whose name has presided over some of the biggest productions in the last few decades (more...)

Michael Mayer Set to Direct Broadway Revival of BURN THIS; Jake Gyllenhaal Attached?Michael Mayer Set to Direct Broadway Revival of BURN THIS; Jake Gyllenhaal Attached?
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

Today, a casting notice seems to confirm much of this with Mayer confirmed as director and the production set for a limited Broadway run in early 2017. The notice reports that rehearsals will begin in January, previews in February followed by a March opening and a June closing. This would follow the timetable of similar short-run star-driven play projects.   (more...)

Gold Coast International Film Festival Sets 2016 Dates, Submission DeadlinesGold Coast International Film Festival Sets 2016 Dates, Submission Deadlines
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF) returns this Fall with the 6th anniversary of its star-studded festival. From November 10 – 15, 2016 the Festival will once again celebrate the films and filmmakers who capture our imaginations on the big screen. At GCIFF “Everyone Is Invited” to enjoy the very best in major and independent releases, filmmaker conversations, parties, awards, and glamour.    (more...)

Gold Coast International Film Festival Announces 2016 Dates and Film Submission DeadlinesGold Coast International Film Festival Announces 2016 Dates and Film Submission Deadlines
by Movies News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF) returns this Fall with the 6th anniversary of its star-studded festival. From November 10 - 15, 2016 the Festival will once again celebrate the films and filmmakers who capture our imaginations on the big screen. (more...)

New Original YouTube Series SING IT! Premieres TodayNew Original YouTube Series SING IT! Premieres Today
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

SING IT! is a new weekly, 10-episode, scripted comedy series from Fine Brothers Entertainment and Mandeville Films that lovingly satirizes the reality singing competitions that have become a centerpiece of pop culture. (more...)

New Original YouTube Series SING IT! Premieres 5/25; Watch Trailer!New Original YouTube Series SING IT! Premieres 5/25; Watch Trailer!
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2016

SING IT! is a new weekly, 10-episode, scripted comedy series from Fine Brothers Entertainment and Mandeville Films that lovingly satirizes the reality singing competitions that have become a centerpiece of pop culture. (more...)

City of Chicago Honors Martha Lavey, Steppenwolf's 40th AnniversaryCity of Chicago Honors Martha Lavey, Steppenwolf's 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and members of the Chicago City Council today  honored Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 40th Anniversary, recognizing the organization for its invaluable artistic contributions to Chicago. Additionally, in a separate resolution, Mayor Emanuel and the City Council paid special tribute to former Steppenwolf artistic director Martha Lavey on her two decades of transformational leadership from 1995 to 2015. (more...)

Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Tonight, May 15, 2016Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Tonight, May 15, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FAMILY, airing on ABC tonight, May 15, 2016! (more...)

ABC Cancels NASHVILLE & THE FAMILYABC Cancels NASHVILLE & THE FAMILY
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2016

According to Deadline, ABC has cancelled its country musical series NASHVILLE, as well as freshman drama THE FAMILY, as first orders for the 2016-17 television season come in. (more...)

Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Sunday, May 8, 2016Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Sunday, May 8, 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FAMILY, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 8, 2016! (more...)

Cynthia Nixon, Tim Matheson to Play First Couple in TV's KILLING REAGANCynthia Nixon, Tim Matheson to Play First Couple in TV's KILLING REAGAN
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2016

National Geographic Channel (NGC) announced today that veteran actor Tim Matheson (“The West Wing,” “Burn Notice,” “Animal House”) will star as the actor turned California governor turned president in the network's forthcoming two-hour scripted movie Killing Reagan (more...)

Steppenwolf Welcomes New Ensemble MembersSteppenwolf Welcomes New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

? Steppenwolf Theatre Company will to welcome Sandra Marquez and Caroline Neff to its world-renowned ensemble. Both have performed in multiple shows with the company and can currently be seen on Steppenwolf's stages in Mary Page Marlowe and The Flick respectively. Marquez and Neff are the first two members added under Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro. (more...)

Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Tonight, May 1, 2016Scoop: THE FAMILY on ABC - Tonight, May 1, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 1, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FAMILY, airing on ABC tonight, May 1, 2016! (more...)

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