Katharine Hepburn News

Also Credited As:
  • Katherine Burns

  • Date Of Birth:
    May 12, 1907
    Date Of Death:
    June 29, 2003 (96)
    Birth Place:
    Hartford, CT, USA
    Gender:
    Female
    Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett & More Join Warner Bros' THE JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS
    by Movies News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

    Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and Peter Mullan will join Cumberbatch in lending their voices to the animal characters in the feature film. (more...)

    Debbie Reynolds to be Honored with 2014 SAG Life Achievement Award
    by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

    Debbie Reynolds actor, singer, dancer, author, champion for the preservation of the artifacts of film history and for the understanding and treatment of mental illness has been named the 51st recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest honor: (more...)

    Broadway Dims Lights Tonight in Honor of Stage & Screen Star Lauren Bacall
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

    The Broadway community mourns the loss of Lauren Bacall, legendary stage and screen star, who died Tuesday at the age of 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tonight, August 15th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

    Event in Conjunction with Huntington's 'GUESS WHO...' Set for Strand Theatre, 8/27
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

    Huntington Theatre Company and the Mayor's Office of Arts + Culture will collaborate to present a free community event at Dorchester's Strand Theatre on Wednesday, August 27 at 7pm in conjunction with the Huntington's upcoming production of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. (more...)

    Broadway to Dim Lights Tomorrow in Honor of Stage & Screen Star Lauren Bacall
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

    The Broadway community mourns the loss of Lauren Bacall, legendary stage and screen star, who died Tuesday at the age of 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory on Friday, August 15th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

    BREAKING NEWS: Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley to Star in Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Revival at Paper Mill; Full Cast Announced
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

    Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. (more...)

    Barbra Streisand Releases Statement on Passing of Lauren Bacall
    by Movies News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

    Today, Barbara Streisand, who worked with Bacall in The Mirror Has Two Face, released the following statemen (more...)

    Liza Minnelli Reacts to Passing of Lauren Bacall: 'She Was One of a Kind'
    by Movies News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

    Bacall's close friend Liza Minnelli has issued the following statement on the passing of the legendary actress. (more...)

    Breaking News - Tony Award Winner Lauren Bacall Dies at 89
    by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 12, 2014

    Film and stage legend and two-time Tony Award winner Lauren Bacall, passed away on Tuesday morning (first reported by TMZ) at the age of 89. The legendary actress suffered a massive stroke and died at home according to a family member. BroadwayWorld.com has now confirmed the sad news. (more...)

    Adriane Lenox, Julia Duffy and Will Lyman Join Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Huntington's GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

    Huntington Theatre Company announces that Julia Duffy, Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox, and Boston favorite Will Lyman will join the previously announced Malcolm-Jamal Warner in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, the opening production of the 2014 Best of Boston's 33rd season. (more...)

    Treasures of NY Public Library for the Performing Arts - Al Hirschfeld's Drawing Table and Barber's Chair
    by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 25, 2014

    I have often referred to The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as a living, breathing entity because its mission is to ensure that the performing arts live. At The Library for the Performing Arts, we house and preserve materials of the artistic process - the playwright's drafts, the composer's handwritten manuscripts, the artist's private correspondence, recordings, and more - and provide free access to these treasures for researchers, students, performers, and arts enthusiasts from around the world. (more...)

    Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Covered at the 92Y in 2014
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

    92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals (including theater's sister, movie musicals), songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts! (more...)

    CBS SUNDAY MORNING Up Year-to-Year in Viewers
    by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

    CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD posted a +15% year-to-year gain in viewers and remained the #1 Sunday morning news program with adults 25-54 and viewers, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for July 13. (more...)

    CBS SUNDAY MORNING to Air Special Summer-Themed Edition, 7/13
    by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

    CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD heads to the coastline of Connecticut for its annual summer at the shore-themed edition to be broadcast July 13, 2014 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

    Top Reads: Laura Hillenbrand's UNBROKEN Makes Both NY Times and Amazon Best Seller Lists, Week Ending 7/6
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

    Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

    42nd Street Moon Presents DO I HEAR A WALTZ, 10/1-19
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

    42nd Street Moon kicks off its 22nd season with the rare Richard Rodgers-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents collaboration Do I Hear A Waltz?, starring Broadway's Tony nominee Emily Skinner (Side Show, The Full Monty, Billy Elliot). Based on Arthur Laurents' 1952 play The Time of the Cuckoo, which inspired the Katharine Hepburn movie Summertime, the wistful story follows a lonely American tourist as she finds romance under the enchantment of mid-1960s Venice. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY Is Smartly Told at Clackamas Rep
    by Patrick Brassell - Jun 30, 2014

    Under the able direction of Doren Elias, the actors all get the period feeling just right, and the wealthy family feels like a wealthy family - all upper-crust manners and comfortable ease with the fancy trimmings. (more...)

    Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
    by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

    Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

    AUDIO: 'Judy Garland' Performs 'To Build a Home' from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
    by Stage Tube - Jun 05, 2014

    JudyCast.com has posted a new version of the legendary songstress taking on 'To Build A Home' from Jason Robert Brown's Tony-nominated show THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on their YouTube channel - check it out below! (more...)

    Actors Selected for Lunt-Fontanne Master Class with David Hyde Pierce
    by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

    Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced the ten actors who will participate in the 2014 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a widely acclaimed national program to serve the future of American theatre. July 13-20, the Lunt-Fontanne Fellows will join Master Teacher David Hyde Pierce for an intensive, weeklong master class and immersion experience at Ten Chimneys, the National Historic Landmark estate of theatre legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in Genesee Depot, Wisconsin. (more...)

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