John Gallagher, Jr. News

Breaking News: SPRING AWAKENING Film to Begin Production This Year?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

In a recent interview with the San Diego Union-Tribune, Tony winner Duncan Sheik revealed that the time is drawing near for the highly-anticipated film version of his 2006 musical- Spring Awakening. He told the UT: 'We're trying to get the 'Spring Awakening' movie made this year. It's in process, and we have a fancy director (McG) and a fancy producer (Playtone, Tom Hanks' company) involved. So fingers crossed we'll be diving into it.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Mary Beth Peil & More Perform at Atlantic Theatre Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Last night Atlantic Theater Company presented their annual Gala at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street). Directed by Neil Pepe with musical direction by Matt Gallagher, Writers' Choice saluted Atlantic's iconic playwrights with an evening of unexpected songs. For this year's Gala, Atlantic asked alumni playwrights to choose a favorite song and a favorite musician to perform it. Writers' Choice featured special tributes to Annie Baker, Martha Clarke, Stephen Adly Guirgis, David Mamet, Conor McPherson, and Doug Wright from presenters and performers Jonathan Cake, Bridget Everett, John Gallagher Jr., Rick Holmes, Brian D'Arcy James, Gary Jules, John Kelly, Zosia Mamet, Julianne Nicholson, Laura Osnes, Michael Park, Mary Beth Peil and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. among others. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Laura Osnes, Brian d'Arcy James, Zosia Mamet & More Set for Atlantic Theater Company's Annual Gala, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company will present their annual Gala on Monday, February 24, 2014 at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street). Directed by Neil Pepe with musical direction by Matt Gallagher, Writers' Choice will salute Atlantic's iconic playwrights with an evening of unexpected songs. (more...)

HBO Renews THE NEWSROOM for Final Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The pick-up comes over four months since the second season wrapped, with the highly-acclaimed drama's future uncertain. (more...)

OLIVE KITTERIDGE Miniseries, Starring Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins, to Debut on HBO in 2014
by TV News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Academy Award winner Frances McDormand ('Fargo,' 'North Country') and Academy Award nominee Richard Jenkins ('The Visitor,' HBO's 'Six Feet Under') star in the HBO Miniseries drama OLIVE KITTERIDGE, a film by Academy Award-nominated director Lisa Cholodenko ('The Kids Are All Right,' 'Laurel Canyon'). Based on Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and written by Emmy-winner Jane Anderson (HBO's 'The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom' and 'Normal'), the miniseries recently completed production in Massachusetts for debut later this year on HBO. (more...)

Alley Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Other Desert Cities. A riveting new play by Pulitzer Prize nominee and creator of TV's hit drama Brothers & Sisters, Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities was named the Outstanding Play by the Outer Critics Circle and called 'the best new play on Broadway' by The New York Times. Jackson Gay returns to direct this new production after helming the Alley Theatre's productions of August: Osage County, Red andIntelligence-Slave. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Reunited! Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff and the Original Cast of SPRING AWAKENING Revisit the Atlantic
by Stage Tube - Dec 06, 2013

Atlantic Theater Company's ATC Uncovered is celebrating the 7th anniversary of SPRING AWAKENING on Broadway. The musical began at the Atlantic before transferring to Broadway, and stars Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff, John Gallagher, Jr., Lauren Pritchard, Lilli Cooper, Remy Zaken and more gathered at the theater on December 2nd to talk about thriving in an intimate space, performing a 'formative' project at such an important part of their lives, and what they want to collaborate on next. Watch the video below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Original SPRING AWAKENING Stars to Reunite for 'Special Event' at ATC
by Stage Tube - Dec 03, 2013

In the video below, original Spring Awakening cast member and Atlantic Acting School veteran Brian Charles Johnson announces Atlantic Theater Company's ATC Uncovered- an inside look into the everyday life of a theater company through the artist perspective. He reveals: 'This month we'll be celebrating the 7th anniversary of Spring Awakening on Broadway when myself and a few friends of mine bring it all back home to where it all started with a live, special event.' BroadwayWorld has confirmed that additional detais on the celebration will be announced early next week. (more...)

PHOTO: Lea Michele & Jonathan Groff Meet Up at SPRING AWAKENING Cast Reunion
by TV News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Last night, Monday, December 2, co-stars and good friends Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff and John Gallagher met up at a cast reunion for Broadway's SPRING AWAKENINGS. The gathering of the original cast took place at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater in New York City. (more...)

Bill Murray Joins HBO's OLIVE KITTERIDGE Miniseries
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

According to Deadline, Bill Murray will appear in HBO's upcoming miniseries OLIVE KITTERIDGE. (more...)

Rosemarie DeWitt to Join Frances McDormand & Richard Jenkins in HBO's OLIVE KITTERIDGE
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Based on the book by Elizabeth Strout, OLIVE KITTERIDGE is written by Jane Anderson and centers on Olive (McDormand), who lives in a New England town full of affairs, crime and tragedy. Gallagher, Jr. will play Christopher Kitteridge, the son of Olive and Henry (Jenkins). Zoe Kazan, Jesse Plemons, and John Gallagher, Jr. also recently boarded the series. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Stanley Tucci & Anne Tatlock
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 18, 2013

New York Stage and Film's Annual Winter Galawas held last night, November 17, at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City), and honored Oscar nominated multi-hyphenate Stanley Tucci and business luminary Anne Tatlock. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 10th Anniversary Special - Linda Lenzi's Favorite Photos
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 15, 2013

As continues to celebrate the site's landmark 10th anniversary, with a variety of special features, today we're turning our spotlight on the wonderful photography of Linda Lenzi. (more...)

BWW TV: John Gallagher Jr., Tom Kitt, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Talk BROADWAY IDIOT at NYC Premiere
by Randy Rainbow - Oct 30, 2013

Digital entertainment curator FilmBuff recently released the rocking documentary BROADWAY IDIOT chronicling the momentous collaboration between rock and roll icons, Green Day and the 'Great White Way' to create American Idiot on Broadway. The film is currently playing in theatres- CLICK HERE for a list of showings. (more...)

by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 11, 2013

Highlights include opening night curtain calls for HONEYMOON IN VEGAS and BIG FISH, as well as promotional pictures of the ONCE Tour and LES MISERABLES in Toronto, and the closing curtain call for A Trip to the Bountiful. (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Gallagher, Jr., Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Celebrate Premiere of BROADWAY IDIOT
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 11, 2013

Digital entertainment curator FilmBuff release the rocking documentary BROADWAY IDIOT chronicling the momentous collaboration between rock and roll icons, Green Day and the 'Great White Way' to create American Idiot on Broadway. The film will be released nationwide in theaters and on VOD October 18 with an exclusive theatrical engagement in New York beginning today, October 11th. (more...)

SMASH's Andy Mientus Joins ABC Family's CHASING LIFE
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

TVLine reports that Andy Mientus has joined the cast of the new ABC Family drama CHASING LIFE. The 'Smash' star will play a recurring character on the series scheduled to premiere in 2014. (more...)

Sorkin on 3rd Season of NEWSROOM: 'I Need Time to Think About It'
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

At this year's Emmy Awards, NEWSROOM showrunner Aaron Sorkin revealed to Indiewire that he is still considering whether he wants to commit to writing another season of the hit HBO drama. 'I need time to think about it,' Sorkin said when asked about the possibility of a third season. (more...)

Exclusive: Andy Mientus Joins Cast of FX's ANGER MANAGEMENT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Andy Mientus, who made an exciting TV debut last season as Kyle on NBC's Smash, has landed a role on FX's Charlie Sheen comedy Anger Management. Industry sources say that Mientus will play a potential love interest this season to Patrick, who is played by Mientus' real life beau, Michael Arden. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jane Fonda Guests on Season Finale of THE NEWSROOM
by - Sep 09, 2013

Jane Fonda guest stars as terrifying CEO Leona Lansing on the Season Finale of HBO's THE NEWSROOM titled "Election Night, Part 2". (more...)

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