John Turturro News

Date of Birth: February 28, 1957 (58)
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Gender: Male

by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Some of Broadway's most talented musical leading ladies will come together in The Ladies Who Sing Sondheim, a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company on Monday, March 14 at Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway) helmed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, who will become the company's new Artistic Director in July. The evening will include performances from Sondheim's canon by Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza), Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple), Joaquina Kalukango(The Color Purple), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, CSC's Passion), Marin Mazzie (Kiss Me, Kate) and Alexandra Silber (Fiddler on the Roof). Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Bradley Cooper, Greta Gerwig, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tony Kushner and More Set for Tonight's ONE NIGHT 100 YEARS Arthur Miller CelebrationBradley Cooper, Greta Gerwig, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tony Kushner and More Set for Tonight's ONE NIGHT 100 YEARS Arthur Miller Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Taking place tonight, January 25th, 2016, The Arthur Miller Foundation's ONE NIGHT 100 YEARS event honoring legendary playwright Arthur Miller will feature actors reading from Miller's autobiography and unpublished works, as well as scenes from his classic plays Death of a Salesman, The Price, All My Sons, and more. (more...)

A Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on BroadwayA Show Within a Show! Meet the Full Cast of NOISES OFF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Jan 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's Noises Off officially opens tonight, January 14, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6, 2016, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Bradley Cooper Boards ONE NIGHT 100 YEARS Arthur Miller CelebrationBradley Cooper Boards ONE NIGHT 100 YEARS Arthur Miller Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that stage and screen vet Bradley Cooper, along with playwright A.R. Gurney, Tony winner Ron Leibman and actor Scott Shepherd have signed on for†The Arthur Miller Foundation's ONE NIGHT 100 YEARS†event honoring legendary playwright Arthur Miller. (more...)

Arthur Miller: A One-Night-Only Performance to Support Theater & Film EducationArthur Miller: A One-Night-Only Performance to Support Theater & Film Education
by Contests - Broadway - Jan 12, 2016

A one-night-only performance featuring readings from Miller's seminal plays and personal works to benefit the Arthur Miller Foundation's Theater and Film Education programs. (more...)

Randy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This SummerRandy Harrison and Andrea Goss to Lead CABARET at Segerstrom Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

CABARET, the musical masterpiece, returns direct from Broadway! (more...)

The Arthur Miller Foundation Benefit Adds New StarsThe Arthur Miller Foundation Benefit Adds New Stars
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

The Arthur Miller Foundation has announced that Ayad Akhtar, McKinley Belcher, Ray Fisher, Greta Gerwig, Jake Gyllenhaal, Katori Hall, Peter Sarsgaard, and John Turturro are confirmed to participate in the "One Night 100 Years" event honoring legendary playwright Arthur Miller. (more...)

Wilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices FestivalWilner, Jordan & Gwon's CAKE OFF Musical Among Lineup for The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Old Globe today announced it will present the Third Annual New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, January 15 -†17, 2016. (more...)

Theatre Project to Present THE SANTA CLOSETTheatre Project to Present THE SANTA CLOSET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Theatre Project is thrilled to present New York solo performer JEFFREY SOLOMON in his Off?Broadway comedy, THE SANTA CLOSET, about a little boy seeking validation and the closeted holiday icon too scared to give it. (more...)

American Film Institute Announces 2015 AFI European Union Film Showcase LineupAmerican Film Institute Announces 2015 AFI European Union Film Showcase Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The American Film Institute (AFI) announces today the complete slate of films for the 2015 edition of its AFI European Union Film Showcase, taking place December 120 at the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland. This year's AFI European Union Film Showcase is generously supported by the Delegation of the European Union to the United States as the presenting partner through the EU's Getting to Know Europe grant. Now in its 28th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase highlights the year's best European filmmaking, featuring a selection of more than 50 films representing all 28 European Union member states, including international film festival award winners, regional box office hits, debut works by promising new talents and many countries' official submissions for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award . (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

Piper Perabo Leads John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, Opening Tonight at MCC TheaterPiper Perabo Leads John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, Opening Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of John Pollono's LOST GIRLS. The production is directed by Jo Bonney who last collaborated with playwright John Pollono on MCC's critically acclaimed production of Small Engine Repair. LOST GIRLS opens tonight, November 9.†It is scheduled through November 29, 2015. (more...)

Full Cast, Dates Set for Tonya Pinkins-Led 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Classic Stage This WinterFull Cast, Dates Set for Tonya Pinkins-Led 'MOTHER COURAGE' at Classic Stage This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Classic Stage Company's production of†Bertolt Brecht's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, starring†Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins, will begin performances Wednesday, December 9 for a limited engagement through January 24. MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN will be directed by Brian Kulick and will feature original music by Tony Award winner Duncan Sheik. The official press opening is Thursday, January 7. (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

Alberto Bassetti's DEALERS OF SOULS to Play TNC in NovemberAlberto Bassetti's DEALERS OF SOULS to Play TNC in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

In Italy, theaters are under real estate pressure; their precious locations and spacious buildings are eagerly sought by developers who try to convert valued cultural assets into commercial buildings.† This clash of artistic idealism and commercial opportunism has been dramatized by Italian playwright Alberto Bassetti in 'Dealers of Souls,' a new play whose American premiere will be presented November 12 to 29 by Theater for the New City in collaboration with Kairos Italy Theatre.† It's a supernatural drama in which two men are negotiating the sale of an old theater. The buyer, a clearly corrupt theater entrepreneur, promises to restore it but actually, he intends to turn it into a supermarket. Can his intrigues be stymied by a strange actress who squats in the building, who seems to be part hobo and part phantom of the theater?† Can she save the day? (more...)

The Old Globe's 2016 Summer Season Will Include Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, Plus Kathleen Marshall-Helmed LOVE'S LABOR'S LOSTThe Old Globe's 2016 Summer Season Will Include Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, Plus Kathleen Marshall-Helmed LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST
by Nora Dominick - Oct 23, 2015

The Old Globe today shared its†2016 Summer Season, which will feature new and familiar works directed by four major American stalwarts. The season features the welcome return of†Steve Martin†(Bright Star) with the World Premiere of his new play†Meteor Shower, an adult comedy, directed by†Gordon Edelstein, in a co-production with†Long Wharf Theatre, where he serves as Artistic Director.†Paul Gordon's musical†Sense and Sensibility†will have its West Coast premiere,†presented in association with†Chicago Shakespeare Theater,†where it had its world premiere in February 2015, directed by CST Artistic Director†Barbara Gaines. The Summer Shakespeare Festival will include†Macbeth,†directed by†Brian Kulick, Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company, and†Love's Labor's Lost, directed by three-time Tony Award winner†Kathleen Marshall. (more...)

Michael Riedel Talks New Book RAZZLE DAZZLE and More at The Old Globe TonightMichael Riedel Talks New Book RAZZLE DAZZLE and More at The Old Globe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Old Globe will present a free, one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Michael Riedel, tonight, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. (more...)

Piper Perabo Leads John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, Beginning Tonight at MCC TheaterPiper Perabo Leads John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, Beginning Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

MCC Theater†presents the†New York premiere of John Pollono's LOST GIRLS.†Golden Globe nominated star of stage and screen, Piper Perabo-who recently completed five seasons of the USA's popular drama series 'Covert Affairs' for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination, and was last seen onstage in the Broadway and MCC Theater productions of Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty-stars alongside Ebon Moss-Bachrach (HBO's 'Girls'), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal), Tasha Lawrence (Good People, The Whale), and newcomers Lizzy DeClement and Josh Green. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present ON BECKETT, 12/14Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present ON BECKETT, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Philadelphia Theatre Company is proud to present a new work, On Beckett, a special one-night only event on December 14 created and performed by Tony Award-winning actor/master clown Bill Irwin.† The performance will be at PTC's home at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre and will begin at 7pm.† Tickets are available at philatheatrecompany.org or by phone at 215.985.0420. (more...)

Michael Riedel to Talk New Book RAZZLE DAZZLE and More at The Old Globe, 10/22Michael Riedel to Talk New Book RAZZLE DAZZLE and More at The Old Globe, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

The Old Globe will present a free, one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Michael Riedel, on Thursday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. (more...)

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