John Lithgow News

Date Of Birth:
October 19, 1945 (68)
Birth Place:
Rochester, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Staged! to Present PARADE by Jason Robert Brown, 9/20-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Staged! and Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown go way back. For the past three years the company has been delighting musical theatre audiences with top-notch production of the composer's work and has the awards and accolades to show for it. This time, Staged! presents JRB's dark and ambitious musical Parade, September 20 through October 12. A dark and compelling look at American justice and racism, Parade won two Tony Awards for its sweeping score and powerful message. (more...)

Musical Theatre Guild to Open 19th Season with SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will open their 2014-2015 season with the multiple Tony Award nominated musical SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS. The one-night-only concert will take place at the Moss Theatre at New Roads School in Santa Monica on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

VIDEO: New IMAX Spot for Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR
by Movies News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Warner Bros has released a new IMAX spot for Christopher Nolan's upcoming film INTERSTELLAR, starring Matthew McConaughey. Check it out below! (more...)

Counterpoint TV Features Education Advocate and Local Movie Producer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

An education advocate and local movie producer will be featured on the August 26 live broadcast of Chicago Counterpoint TV, beginning at 7:30 p.m. (CST). Fathers' rights attorney and advocate Jeffery M. Leving will host the show, which broadcasts on Channel 21 of Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV). (more...)

Alfred Molina, Winona Ryder & John Bernthal Board HBO's Upcoming Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

According to Deadline, HBO has added Winona Ryder, Alfred Molina, and John Bernthal to its six-hour miniseries SHOW ME A HERO, based on the book by Lisa Belkin. Ther project, which comes from THE WIRE's David Simon, has already enlisted Oscar Isaac and Catherine Keener. (more...)

James Barbour, Nancy Anderson, Sara Gettelfinger, Mamie Parris and More Star in THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at Ogunquit - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Get ready for a wickedly good time when the bewitching musical comedy, The Witches of Eastwick, hits the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September 3 through 27. Based on the Warner Brothers hit motion picture, this hysterical and devilish show with its beautiful original score was declared "musical comedy heaven" by London's Daily Mail. The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to have been selected by world-renowned theatre producer Cameron Mackintosh as the American Northeast premiere of his hit stage adaptation of The Witches of Eastwick. (more...)

John Lithgow to Host PBS's STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR, 9/13
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow will host Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem live from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at 8 p.m. ET on PBS. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 8/22/2014 - 8/22/2014
by BWW - Aug 17, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 8/22/2014 - 8/22/2014! (more...)

Jim Brickman to Play Aurora's Paramount Theatre, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

Jim Brickman is the most charted Billboard Adult Contemporary artist in music. How's that for a cool credential? Brickman celebrates his two decades of musical chart busters the only way he knows how - with his fans - with Jim Brickman: The Platinum Tour 'Celebrating 20 Years,'one-night-only at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Jordin Sparks to Co-Host PBS's STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Jordin Sparks (Broadway's In the Heights) will join acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow to co-host Star-Spangled Spectacular (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 2-8
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 08, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include The Public Theatre's KING LEAR, Constantine Maroulis' return to ROCK OF AGES, the opening of the Off-Broadway production of PHOENIX, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Central Park Fashion at Opening Night of KING LEAR
by Walter McBride - Aug 06, 2014

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet fashion below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of KING LEAR!
by Walter McBride - Aug 06, 2014

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: KING LEAR Company Celebrates Opening Night in the Park!
by Walter McBride - Aug 06, 2014

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Lithgow, Annette Bening and Cast of KING LEAR Take Opening Night Bows in the Park!
by Walter McBride - Aug 06, 2014

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night curtain call below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sullivan's KING LEAR Lacks Serpent's Tooth Sharpness
by Michael Dale - Aug 06, 2014

Delacorte production more ritual than theatrical. (more...)

Review Roundup: The Public's KING LEAR Opens at the Delacorte
by Review Roundups - Aug 05, 2014

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Cape May Stage to Present AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH JILL EIKENBERRY AND MICHAEL TUCKER, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Cape May Stage, South Jersey's premiere Equity theatre, will welcome back two of its favorite performers: the husband-and-wife team of Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry. Beloved by Cape May audiences, this year these stars of NBC's L.A. Law return with a double header at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse on Monday, August 18 with the first show at 7 p.m. and an encore performance at 9 p.m. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/5/14 - KING LEAR and 'SUNDAY' in the Park, Fitzgerald as Flynn in CHICAGO and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 05, 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: KING LEAR opens at Shakespeare in the Park, and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE begins in D.C., plus Christopher Fitzgerald returns to CHICAGO in a new role and more! (more...)

KING LEAR, Starring John Lithgow and Annette Bening, Opens Tonight at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening tonight, August 5. (more...)

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