Julian Fellowes News

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Lauren Blackman as MARY POPPINS, Taking Flight at WBT This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The WBT is celebrating 40 years of Broadway Musicals & Fine Dining! For this momentous occasion, Mary Poppins is flying onto their stage! The cherished 1964 Disney film has been re-imagined into a spectacular new musical. The show has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. Based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, and featuring original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, MARY POPPINS will be directed and choreographed at Westchester Broadway Theatre by Richard Stafford, with musical direction by Leo Carusone. The show runs May 8 - July 27, 2014, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at star Lauren Blackman as Mary Poppins below! (more...)

'THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR', THE CAT AND THE HAT and More Make Up The Rose Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Rose Theater's upcoming season invites audiences to gallop off to the Old West, fly away to a distant planet in another dimension and float away holding a magical umbrella. The nine main stage shows promise to transport audiences to new worlds and open their minds to a multitude of experiences. (more...)

World Premiere of PRIDE & PREJUDICE, BILLY ELLIOT and More Make Up La Mirada Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and Mc Coy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to announce their most "practically perfect" 2014- 2015 season of shows! Beginning with David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony Award-winning Good People; followed by our favorite Sister returning in Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls The Dice; then three extraordinary musical experiences beginning with the 10-time Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot; the World Premiere engagement of Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice: A Musical; and finally the high-flying, Tony Award-Winning, Mary Poppins! This extraordinary season also includes the bonus options of its third "Onstage Series" production of a "brand new" Los Angeles premiere production of Carrie The Musical; also six-time Grammy award-winning superstar Amy Grant and the powerhouse dancing of Ballroom With A Twist - add it all up, and it's La Mirada Theatre/McCoy Rigby's, without a doubt, must-see, most exciting season of shows ever! (more...)

Mary Poppins Flies to Westchester Broadway Theatre, 5/8-7/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The WBT is celebrating 40 years of Broadway Musicals & Fine Dining! For this momentous occasion, Mary Poppins is flying onto our stage! The cherished 1964 Disney film has been re-imagined into a spectacular new musical. The show has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. (more...)

Julian Fellowes Bans DOWNTON ABBEY Cast from On Set Tweeting
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

No tweeting for Downton Abbey cast (more...)

BWW Interviews: Stiles and Drewe On SINGULAR SENSATIONS, BETTY BLUE EYES & SOAPDISH!
by Carrie Dunn - Mar 05, 2014

We talk to Anthony Drewe of the celebrated composing pair about their forthcoming feature in the SIngular Sensations series at the Charing Cross Theatre - plus some of their upcoming projects! (more...)

Stiles & Drewe, BOOK OF MORMON's Gavin Creel and More Set for Charing Cross Theatre's SINGULAR SENSATIONS Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Edward Seckerson - former presenter of BBC Radio 3's long-running musical theatre show Stage and Screen continues to host a series of in-depth encounters with the stars of musical theatre at London's Charing Cross Theatre. (more...)

CATS, LES MIS & More Set for Paramount's 2014-15 Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

Paramount announces 2014-15 Broadway Series: Cats, Mary Poppins, Tommy & Les Mis (more...)

MARY POPPINS, MEMPHIS and More Set for Cabrillo Music Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Cabrillo Music Theatre announces the 2014-2015 season of shows: 'Musical Adventures Around the World.... And Right Next Door.' With two Regional Premieres, a favorite returning classic, and a landmark musical, Cabrillo Music Theatre's new season has something for everyone. All of Cabrillo's productions are locally produced, auditioned and rehearsed in Southern California, and performed exclusively at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE, GRAVITY Tie at 2014 Producers Guild Awards; Full List of Winners Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Last night, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year's winning motion picture and television productions at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

BREAKING BAD, COLBERT Among Winners of 2014 Producers Guild Awards; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Last night, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year's winning motion picture and television productions at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Hits New Series High with Season 4 Premiere
by TV News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

PBS and WGBH announced today that the premiere of 'Downton Abbey, Season 4' on MASTERPIECE enchanted viewers nationwide as the Crawley family faced changes in the wake of last season's shocking finale. An average audience of 10.2 million viewers tuned in for Sunday's premiere. (Nielsen Fast National data, 6.2 household rating.) (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Creator Julian Fellowes Confirms Fifth Season May be its Last
by TV News Desk - Jan 05, 2014

In a new interview with the Wall Street Journal, Fellowes declared that the highly popular historic drama, returning to PBS tonight for its fourth season, will not 'go on forever.' (more...)

VIDEO: DOWNTON's Michelle Dockery is TV's Hottest Cop in New FUNNY OR DIE Spoof
by TV News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

In an all-new video from FUNNY OR DIE, Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery plays Agent Tough in the hottest new cop drama that's not at all anachronistic, Tough Justice. With a special guest voice appearance by Jon Hamm, the video also features Michael Chiklis. (more...)

FIRST LOOK - Watch All-New Clip from DOWNTON ABBEY Season 4
by TV News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

DOWNTON ABBEY returns to PBS on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Click here for a sneak peek of the premiere episode! (more...)

BREAKING BAD, DOWNTON ABBEY Among 2014 PGA Nominations; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards. (more...)

GRAVITY, AMERICAN HUSTLE Among 2014 PGA Nominations; Full List Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards. (more...)

Elizabeth McGovern Spoofs DOWNTON ABBEY During Disney Visit
by TV News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

DOWNTON ABBEY star Elizabeth McGovern, who portrays Lady Cora, took time to spoof the PBS historical drama during a recent trip to Disney's Epcot theme park. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Lesley Nicol On DOWNTON ABBEY Season Four, Playing Mrs. Patmore, MAMMA MIA!, DOWNTON Musical? & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 23, 2013

Today we are talking to a standout star of the internationally adored period-set drama series DOWNTON ABBEY all about her unforgettable character on the show as well as what we can expect from the highly anticipated upcoming extended Christmas episode - the convivial Lesley Nicol. Looking back at an incredibly accomplished career thus far, Nicol shares some insights on her favorite TV and film roles to date while also casting a glance back at some of her most memorable stage performances - as an original cast member of the inaugural West End JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR as well as a multi-year run in long-running hi MAMMA MIA! included. Most importantly, Nicol outlines the finer points of her charming and committed characterization of the belabored chef of Downton Abbey itself and imparts her enthusiasm and enjoyment with the delectable and dramatic storylines conjured up by creator Julian Fellowes as well as shares some of her own favorite scene partners and events in the show's rich history. Additionally, Nicol clues us in on this year's Christmas ep and her own impressions of this year's sequence of events just as US viewers gear up for the first stateside showings of Season 4, starting in early 2014. Plus, Nicol looks ahead to DOWNTON ABBEY Season 5, set to film in 2014, and beyond. All of that and much, much more awaits! (more...)

Woody Allen, Coen Brothers Among SCREENWRITERS CHOICE AWARD Nominees
by Movies News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Woody Allen and Joel and Ethan Coen are among the nominees in the original screenplay category of the Screenwriters Choice Awards. The nominations were announced today, Thursday, December 19th. (more...)

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