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Date Of Birth:
October 19, 1945 (69)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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@JohnLithgow - 1/12/15 11:43am Pleased to get #NewVictory Arts Award tonight from that fine B'way theater for kids http://t.co/qC6Qawk3uA


@JohnLithgow - 1/11/15 12:33pm oops, here's the full interview: http://t.co/f8a2FrxK6z


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Jason Robert Brown Concert, Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Now Available OnlineJason Robert Brown Concert, Featuring Anika Noni Rose, Now Available Online
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Jason Robert Brown's 2011 high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose, recorded at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, is now available to stream or download for $5, the three-time Tony-winning composer announced today on his official website. Click here for the concert! (more...)

Danny Burstein, Andy Karl & More Will Take Part in The Drama League's 2015 Winter SeaonDanny Burstein, Andy Karl & More Will Take Part in The Drama League's 2015 Winter Seaon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

The Drama League has announced the Winter 2015 Season of events at the Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca. (more...)

John Lithgow Joins Ben Affleck in THE ACCOUNTANTJohn Lithgow Joins Ben Affleck in THE ACCOUNTANT
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

According to Deadline, stage and screen vet John Lithgow will star opposite Ben Affleck in Gavin O'Connor's upcoming film THE ACCOUNTANT. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Kaufman & Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Coming Back to Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Kaufman & Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Coming Back to Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Jan 14, 2015

Once in a Lifetime, the first of eight collaborations from Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, might be heading back to the stage, according to the New York Post. MIchael Riedel writes that he 'hears rumblings of a possible revival.' The duo is currently represented on Broadway with their 1936 play, You Can't Take It With You. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New 42nd Street Gala Honors John Lithgow and Rudin FamilyPhoto Coverage: New 42nd Street Gala Honors John Lithgow and Rudin Family
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 13, 2015

The New 42nd Street's annual Gala was held last night, January 12 at The New Victory Theater, to honor Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winner John Lithgow with the New Victory Arts Award for his work in 'bringing kids to the arts and the arts to kids.' The New 42nd Street also honored The Rudin Family with the inaugural Marian Heiskell Award for their role in shaping the future of New York City. Glenn Close served as Gala honorary chair. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

Comedian Dana Goldberg to Emcee 40th Annual HUMANITAS Prize Awards LuncheonComedian Dana Goldberg to Emcee 40th Annual HUMANITAS Prize Awards Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Comedian Dana Goldberg will emcee the 40th Annual HUMANITAS Prize Awards luncheon honoring Jason Katims with the special Kieser Award, which takes place January 16 at the Beverly Wilshire. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/12/2015 - HAM, NERVOUS BREAKDOWN in London, Paul Rudd Goes Bowling and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/12/2015 - HAM, NERVOUS BREAKDOWN in London, Paul Rudd Goes Bowling and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 12, 2015

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: HAM opens at Ars Nova, 'WOMEN ON THE VERGE' opens in the West End, John Lithgow gets feted at the New 42nd Street's gala, Paul Rudd bowls for charity and more! (more...)

John Lithgow & The Rudin Family Honored Tonight at New 42nd Street's 2015 GalaJohn Lithgow & The Rudin Family Honored Tonight at New 42nd Street's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

The New 42nd Street's annual Gala will be held tonight, January 12 at The New Victory Theater, to honor Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winner John Lithgow with the New Victory Arts Award for his work in 'bringing kids to the arts and the arts to kids.' The New 42nd Street will also honor The Rudin Family with the inaugural Marian Heiskell Award for their role in shaping the future of New York City. Glenn Close will serve as Gala honorary chair. (more...)

ATG's Sir Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire OBE Top Stage 100 for 6th YearATG's Sir Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire OBE Top Stage 100 for 6th Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2014

Ambassador Theatre Group's Sir Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire OBE have topped the The Stage 100 for a record-breaking sixth consecutive year. The exclusive list, compiled annually by the industry's leading newspaper, ranks the powerhouses of British theatre. (more...)

Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR' to Play Limited Engagement at California Science Center IMAX TheatreChristopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR' to Play Limited Engagement at California Science Center IMAX Theatre
by Movies News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

IMAX and Paramount Pictures today announced a special limited run of Christopher Nolan's acclaimed film “INTERSTELLAR” at the California Science Center IMAX theatre, marking the first time a theatrical presentation of a major motion picture has screened there. (more...)

THIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next MonthTHIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

This January on THIRTEEN and WLIW, three-time Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown makes his broadcast television debut in a high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose. Recorded in 2011 at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, Brown and Rose and a band of some of Broadway's greatest musicians perform Brown's best-known and most-loved selections from The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World, 13, Wearing Someone Else's Clothes and his new Broadway smash Honeymoon In Vegas! Also tune in to hear the world premiere of four new songs from Brown's forthcoming second solo CD. (more...)

Mainstreet Musicals to Hold Music Festivals, 1/10-11Mainstreet Musicals to Hold Music Festivals, 1/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2014

On Jan 10th and 11th, Mainstreet Musicals will launch its premiere festival season with the Philadelphia /Mainstreet Festival of New Musicals - presenting three new musicals in concert readings at Temple University's Randall Theatre, 1301 West Norris St. Philadelphia, PA 19122. (more...)

Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR Crosses $100 Million Milestone in IMAX Theatres Around the WorldChristopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR Crosses $100 Million Milestone in IMAX Theatres Around the World
by Movies News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Christopher Nolan's critically acclaimed film “INTERSTELLAR” has surpassed $100 million in IMAX Theatres worldwide since its release on November 5, marking the fourth time an IMAX film has crossed the $100 million threshold. (more...)

Martin Short, Katie Finneran & More Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2015 GalaMartin Short, Katie Finneran & More Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held at City Winery in New York City (155 Varick Street) on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 6:30 PM. The evening will feature appearances and performances by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Martin Short, two-time Tony Award-winner and Williamstown veteran Katie Finneran, the acclaimed PigPen Theatre Co., up-and-coming singer/songwriter Benjamin Scheuer (The Lion), and New York favorite Rebecca Naomi Jones, with more performers and participants to be announced. (more...)

John Lithgow & The Rudin Family to be Honored at New 42nd Street's Annual GalaJohn Lithgow & The Rudin Family to be Honored at New 42nd Street's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The New 42nd Street has announced that its annual Gala, to be held Monday, January 12 at The New Victory Theater, will honor Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winner John Lithgow with the New Victory Arts Award for his work in "bringing kids to the arts and the arts to kids." The New 42nd Street will also honor The Rudin Family with the inaugural Marian Heiskell Award for their role in shaping the future of New York City. Glenn Close will serve as Gala honorary chair. (more...)

Paramount Presents THE WHO'S TOMMY, 1/14-2/15Paramount Presents THE WHO'S TOMMY, 1/14-2/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

The day after The Who's Tommy debuted on Broadway in 1993, The New York Times exclaimed, '...at long last the authentic rock musical that has eluded Broadway for two generations...an Entertainment Juggernaut.' Twenty-one years later, no other musical has come close to replicating its sure power, electricity and monumental impact. (more...)

Main Street Musicals' Festival of New Musicals Set for Next MonthMain Street Musicals' Festival of New Musicals Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

On Jan 10th and 11th, Mainstreet Musicals will launch its premiere festival season with the Philadelphia /Mainstreet Festival of New Musicals - presenting three new musicals in concert readings at Temple University's Randall Theatre, 1301 West Norris St. Philadelphia, PA 19122. Mainstreet Musicals is a New York-based organization whose mission is to encourage the development of new musicals by sharing some of the finest through annual regional festivals. Submissions are evaluated by a jury of professional theatre directors. Actor John Lithgow, serving as Mainstreet's 2014 Guest Artistic Director, made the final selection and commented, "I found the quality of these pieces to be extremely high, offering abundant evidence that wonderful work is out there waiting to be discovered." (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside THE ELEPHANT MAN's Opening Night Theatre ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: Inside THE ELEPHANT MAN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Dec 8, 2014

THE ELEPHANT MAN opened last night, December 7, 2014 at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th St), starring two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola. Directed by Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis, the limited engagement will play through Sunday, February 15, 2014. BroadwayWorld was there for the last big opening of 2014, and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/8/14 - GYPSY OF THE YEAR, INVISIBLE HAND and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/8/14 - GYPSY OF THE YEAR, INVISIBLE HAND and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 8, 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: BC/EFA hosts its GYPSY OF THE YEAR celebration, THE INVISIBLE HAND makes its NYC debut and more! (more...)

A DELICATE BALANCE's Glenn Close, John Lithgow & Lindsay Duncan Set for TimesTalks TonightA DELICATE BALANCE's Glenn Close, John Lithgow & Lindsay Duncan Set for TimesTalks Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, and Lindsay Duncan, currently starring in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance will appear in a 'TimesTalks' with New York Times Theater reporter Patrick Healy, tonight, December 8th at 6:30pm. Close, Lithgow, and Duncan will discuss their work in A Delicate Balance, their creative collaboration, and careers in television and film. (more...)

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