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John Lithgow News

Date Of Birth:
October 19, 1945 (69)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Gender:
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Film Society of Lincoln Center to Present Evening with Judd Apatow and Lena DunhamFilm Society of Lincoln Center to Present Evening with Judd Apatow and Lena Dunham
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents I Found This Funny: The Comedy World of Judd Apatow, July 10-14. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!Jeffrey Bean to Star in Alley Theatre's THE FOREIGNER; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announced the cast and creative team for The Foreigner, the last play in the "Alley Theatre @ UH" season. Alley Resident Company member Jeffrey Bean returns to one of his signature roles as Charlie Baker. (more...)

John Lithgow, Matt Smith Among Cast of Netflix Original Series THE CROWNJohn Lithgow, Matt Smith Among Cast of Netflix Original Series THE CROWN
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Netflix today announced initial casting on the Netflix original series The Crown, the gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. (more...)

Victoria Hamilton Joins THE AUDIENCE-Based TV Series THE CROWNVictoria Hamilton Joins THE AUDIENCE-Based TV Series THE CROWN
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

The Daily Mail reports that Victoria Hamilton is the latest actress to join the Netflix series THE CROWN, based on Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE. She will play Queen Elizabeth -- the Queen Mother -- in the TV adaptation, helmed by Stephen Daldry. Queen Elizabeth died in 2002 at the age of 101. (more...)

Louis Armstrong House Museum's 'Hot Jazz / Cool Garden' Series to Welcome The Ladybugs & More This SummerLouis Armstrong House Museum's 'Hot Jazz / Cool Garden' Series to Welcome The Ladybugs & More This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

It's not summer in NYC until there is hot jazz and red beans 'n rice at the Louis Armstrong House Museum.  Louis Armstrong House Museum announces the line up for its signature summer concert series Hot Jazz / Cool Garden.  (more...)

VIDEO: Disney/Pixar Share First Look at THE GOOD DINOSAURVIDEO: Disney/Pixar Share First Look at THE GOOD DINOSAUR
by Movies News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Disney Pixar has shared the first teaser trailer and poster for THE GOOD DINOSAUR via Yahoo! Movies. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Alfred Molina Talks The Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Upcoming Roles & A Career RetrospectiveInDepth InterView: Alfred Molina Talks The Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Upcoming Roles & A Career Retrospective
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 1, 2015

Today we are talking to a world renowned stage and screen star who has excelled in playing a dizzying array of recognizable characters onstage and onscreen over the course of his unique and diverse career - the affable Alfred Molina. Besides discussing his many upcoming endeavors, Molina points out the importance of The Actors Fund in Los Angeles and highlights his participation in the upcoming LA Actors Fund Tony Awards Viewing Party, which will be held on June 7, and reflects on some of his fellow honorees, as well. Offering news on many of his current and forthcoming projects, Additionally, Molina also looks back at some of his most memorable roles to date ranging from his work with Paul Thomas Anderson on both BOOGIE NIGHTS and MAGNOLIA to his recent rapturously reviewed indie hit LOVE IS STRANGE co-starring John Lithgow to the Joe Orton stage-to-screen adaptation PRICK UP YOUR EARS and much more. Besides of all of that, Molina also comments on his time spent on stages around the world, notably Broadway headlining the most recent revival of Golden Age classic FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, as well as outlines some future roles he would like to pursue onstage, as well. All of that and much, much more with one of Broadway and Hollywood's very best! (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: MY FAIR LADY Through The YearsTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: MY FAIR LADY Through The Years
by Pat Cerasaro - May 28, 2015

In honor of this week's buzz about Colin Firth headlining a Broadway revival, we turn our attention to Golden Age classic MY FAIR LADY. (more...)

Sarah Ruhl & Jessica Hecht Set for PERSON PLACE THING Podcast Live Taping, 6/8Sarah Ruhl & Jessica Hecht Set for PERSON PLACE THING Podcast Live Taping, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Theatre for a New Audience will present a live taping of the podcast Person Place Thing, hosted by Randy Cohen, with guests two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee Sarah Ruhl and Tony-nominated actor Jessica Hecht on Monday, June 8, at 7:00pm at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Tickets are $15. (more...)

Series Premiere of ANOTHER PERIOD & More Set for Comedy Central's Sizzling Summer ScheduleSeries Premiere of ANOTHER PERIOD & More Set for Comedy Central's Sizzling Summer Schedule
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2015

Comedy Central has the perfect escape from the heat this summer. The coming months promise a sizzling lineup highlighted by the series premieres of "Another Period," (more...)

The Music of Led Zeppelin and More Set for Summer 2015 with the BSOThe Music of Led Zeppelin and More Set for Summer 2015 with the BSO
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced an addition to its 2015 summer programs. The Music of Led Zeppelin combines the power of a full rock band with the Baltimore Symphony on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) gathers for the 81st Annual Drama LeagueAwards Ceremony, hosted by 2014 Tony Award nominee, Hand to God's Steven Boyer with special guest Tyrone, today May 15, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  Below, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the complete list of winners live! (more...)

Vanessa Kirby in Talks to Join THE AUDIENCE-Based TV Series THE CROWNVanessa Kirby in Talks to Join THE AUDIENCE-Based TV Series THE CROWN
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2015

The Daily Mail reports that Vanessa Kirby is in talks to join the Netflix series THE CROWN, based on Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE. She would play Princess Margaret for the TV adaptation, helmed by Stephen Daldry. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to be Honored at Westport Country Playhouse's Annual GalaKelli O'Hara to be Honored at Westport Country Playhouse's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

2015 Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara will be honored at Westport Country Playhouse's annual fundraiser, "Something Wonderful:  A Gala Evening Celebrating Kelli O'Hara," on Monday, September 21.  (more...)

Dragon Productions Theatre Company to Present THE COLUMNISTDragon Productions Theatre Company to Present THE COLUMNIST
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Joseph Alsop, America's most powerful political commentator, is the subject of The Columnist, a new play by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning author of Proof. Dominating Washington's political scene in the years between World War II and the Vietnam War, Joe is both feared and admired. But as America enters the turbulent 60s, his unyielding political views and dark personal secrets threaten to destroy his influence. Opened on Broadway in 2012 with John Lithgow. (more...)

Helen Mirren, Zachary Quinto & More Pay Tribute to Bob Crowley at NYTW Gala TonightHelen Mirren, Zachary Quinto & More Pay Tribute to Bob Crowley at NYTW Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will honor internationally acclaimed theatre designer and six-time Tony Award Winner Bob Crowley at the NYTW 2015 Spring Gala tonight, May 11, 2015. The event, which will be held at the Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St.) will be chaired by Disney Theatrical Production President Thomas Schumacher, Sherie Rene Scott, Jack O'Brien, and John Barrett. (more...)

Stage Vet Glenn Close Joins WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? Sci-Fi FilmStage Vet Glenn Close Joins WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? Sci-Fi Film
by Movies News Desk - May 6, 2015

According to Deadline, Glenn Close, who last starred on Broadway opposite John Lithgow in A DELICATE BALANCE, has signed on for two upcoming films -- WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY? and SHE WHO BRINGS GIFTS. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Marc Kudisch and More Sings Songs from SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS TonightJeremy Jordan, Marc Kudisch and More Sings Songs from SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Broadway favorites, including three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch as JJ Hunsecker (Hand to God) and Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan as Sidney Falcone (Newsies), will perform staged concert selections from the musical Sweet Smell of Success tonight, May 4 to benefit the American Cancer Society. Titled A Spring Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch, the event will be at the Hudson Theatre (at the Millennium Broadway Hotel) in New York City. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/1/2015 - AKHENATEN, DOGFIGHT in Sydney and More!WAKE UP with BWW 5/1/2015 - AKHENATEN, DOGFIGHT in Sydney and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 1, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Broadway stars lead North Carolina Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL, DOGFIGHT heads to Australia and more! (more...)

Helen Mirren, Zachary Quinto & More Will Pay Tribute to Bob Crowley at NYTW GalaHelen Mirren, Zachary Quinto & More Will Pay Tribute to Bob Crowley at NYTW Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

 New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today that internationally acclaimed theatre designer and six-time Tony Award Winner Bob Crowley will be honored at the NYTW 2015 Spring Gala on Monday, May 11, 2015. The event, which will be held at the Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St.) will be chaired by Disney Theatrical Production President Thomas Schumacher, Sherie Rene Scott, Jack O'Brien, and John Barrett. (more...)

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