Kelly Bishop News

Date of Birth: February 28, 1944 (71)
Birth Place: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Gender: Female
George Street Playhouse to Honor The Actors FundGeorge Street Playhouse to Honor The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

? New Brunswick's George Street Playhouse celebrates the end of another successful season on Sunday, May 22, with its Annual Gala Benefit.  As part of the celebration, the Thomas H. Kean Arts Advocacy Award will be conferred upon The Actors Fund and its President and Chief Executive Officer, Joseph P. Benincasa, by the former Governor himself.  The inaugural award was given to Governor Kean in 1990 and was named in his honor to pay tribute to an individual, corporation or foundation whose dedication to the arts enhances the cultural life of the citizens of New Jersey. (more...)

Netflix Officially Reviving GILMORE GIRLS; Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel & More to ReturnNetflix Officially Reviving GILMORE GIRLS; Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel & More to Return
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Following reports last fall that Netflix was working on a deal to revive the beloved drama, the streaming service announced today it will produce four 90-minute 'mini movies', written and directed by series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and executive producer Daniel Palladino. (more...)

Debra Messing to Join Abigail Breslin in ABC's DIRTY DANCING RemakeDebra Messing to Join Abigail Breslin in ABC's DIRTY DANCING Remake
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

As previously reported, ABC is at work on adapting the hit 1987 film DIRTY DANCING into a three-hour musical broadcast starring Abigail Breslin as Baby - today, Deadline has confirmed that the project has officially received a green light, with television star and stage alum Debra Messing coming on board. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!Exclusive Photo Flash: BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE Premieres at Palm Springs International Film Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, just made its World Premiere to a sold-out crowd at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Check out photos from the big night below! (more...)


by - Jan 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on COOPER BARRETT’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE, airing on FOX on Saturday, January 9, 2016! (more...)

Rick McKay & More Will Take Part in LUIGI Tribute at Symphony SpaceRick McKay & More Will Take Part in LUIGI Tribute at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

On December 28th, here in NYC at Symphony Space, I am very excited to be one of the guest stars (along with the great Melba Moore and some of the best singers and dancers in this town!) in a very special tribute/benefit to LUIGI (1925-2015), the man who revolutionized jazz dance in America. Years ago, when I was practically a kid, studying to move to New York City and break into the biz, I had a dance scholarship in the Luigi technique. And when I came to New York I studied with him. He changed my life, but then again, he seems to have changed everyone's life that was lucky enough to know him. (more...)

Breaking: Rick McKay's BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE to Premiere at 2016 Palm Springs International Film FestivalBreaking: Rick McKay's BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE to Premiere at 2016 Palm Springs International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, Award-winning director Rick McKay's anxiously awaited sequel to his 2004 hit film, BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE, is set to make its World Premiere at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, which takes place January 1-11, 2016. (more...)

Lauren Graham, Kelly Bishop & More Set for GILMORE GIRLS Series Revival!Lauren Graham, Kelly Bishop & More Set for GILMORE GIRLS Series Revival!
by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Sources have confirmed the news that Netflix has inked a deal with Warner Bros. for a limited-series revival of the beloved drama GILMORE GIRLS. (more...)

Annie Golden and More Set for CHASING THE RIVER This Week in ManhattanAnnie Golden and More Set for CHASING THE RIVER This Week in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Karen Carpenter (Delia & Nora Ephron's Love Loss and What I Wore) will helm three special presentations of CHASING THE RIVER in Midtown Manhattan tonight, October 19th at 6:30PM and tomorrow, October 20th at 12:30PM and 4:30PM. (more...)

Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs This WeekendAuthor, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs This Weekend
by David Green - Oct 16, 2015

CHARLES BUSCH, author and star of such plays as Psycho Beach Party, Times Square Angel, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset, You Should Be So Lucky, Shanghai Moon and The Divine Sister brings his iconic Cabaret stylings to The COPA Palm Springs for two 'sure to be sell-out' performances, October 16 and 17 at 8:00 pm.   Born in New York City, he began his theatrical career shortly after graduating from Northwestern University in 1976.  After spending two years in Chicago working with different local theatre companies, he returned to his home town of New York City with a solo play called Hollywood Confidential, which he performed as a weekend late show at Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company's theatre at One Sheridan Square.  (more...)

Annie Golden and More Set for CHASING THE RIVER Next Week in ManhattanAnnie Golden and More Set for CHASING THE RIVER Next Week in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

With a cast that includes Annie Golden (Netflix's Orange is The New Black), Madeleine Martin (Showtime's Californication and Netflix's Hemlock Grove), Carolyn McCormick (Law & Order), EJ Bonilla (AMC's Unforgettable and Guiding Light) and Deborah Rayne (Off Broadway's Spirits of Exit Eleven), CHASING THE RIVER by Jean Giebel explores time, memory and how we remember the past when it's weighed down by trauma. (more...)

Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs, 10/16-17Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs, 10/16-17
by David Green - Oct 12, 2015

CHARLES BUSCH, author and star of such plays as Psycho Beach Party, Times Square Angel, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset, You Should Be So Lucky, Shanghai Moon and The Divine Sister brings his iconic Cabaret stylings to The COPA Palm Springs for two 'sure to be sell-out' performances, October 16 and 17 at 8:00 pm.   Born in New York City, he began his theatrical career shortly after graduating from Northwestern University in 1976.  After spending two years in Chicago working with different local theatre companies, he returned to his home town of New York City with a solo play called Hollywood Confidential, which he performed as a weekend late show at Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company's theatre at One Sheridan Square.  (more...)

BWW Review: So Cal Premiere of FIRST DATE a Surprise Charmer at La MiradaBWW Review: So Cal Premiere of FIRST DATE a Surprise Charmer at La Mirada
by Michael L. Quintos - Oct 6, 2015

So does FIRST DATE---the relatively new musical comedy now playing its Southern California regional premiere at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts through October 11---merit an outing? Sure! If you're looking for a cute, charming little musical that's giddy and entertaining and features a pop-tastic score performed by a superb ensemble, then the answer is yes... you'll definitely want to swipe right on this match up. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DIRTY DANCING Mambos Onto The TPAC StageBWW Reviews: DIRTY DANCING Mambos Onto The TPAC Stage
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 23, 2015

You don't have to be an aficionado of Dirty Dancing, the 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey as a mismatched romantic duo brought together by some sexy dance moves at a Catskills resort, to find yourself loving every moment of Dirty Dancing, The Classic Story On Stage, now ensconced at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall through Sunday. (more...)

All Seven Seasons of GILMORE GIRLS Coming to UP Network!All Seven Seasons of GILMORE GIRLS Coming to UP Network!
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

UP announced today it has acquired the full seven-season run of 'Gilmore Girls,' the award-winning, fan-favorite family drama starring Lauren Graham (more...)

GILMORE GIRLS to Begin Airing on UP This FallGILMORE GIRLS to Begin Airing on UP This Fall
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

UP announced today it has acquired the full seven-season run of 'Gilmore Girls,' the award-winning, fan-favorite family drama starring Lauren Graham ('Parenthood'), Alexis Bledel (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants), Melissa McCarthy ('Mike & Molly,' Spy), Keiko Agena '('Shameless,' Transformers of the Dark Moon), Yanic Truesdale ('Reumeurs'), Scott Patterson ('CSI Miami'), Liza Weil ('Stir of Echoes'), Jared Padalecki ('Supernatural'), Milo Ventimiglia ('Heroes'), Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Gun, Pearl Harbor) and Kelly Bishop ('Bunhead,' 'The Good Wife'), with special appearances by the late Edward Herrmann (The Wolf of Wall Street, The Lost Boys) and recurring guest star Liz Torres ('Devious Maids,' 'Scandal'). (more...)

BWW TV: Happy 40th! HAMILTON Cast Sings 'What I Did for Love' in Honor of A CHORUS LINE's 40th AnniversaryBWW TV: Happy 40th! HAMILTON Cast Sings 'What I Did for Love' in Honor of A CHORUS LINE's 40th Anniversary
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2015

Today, Broadway celebrates the 40th anniversary of the opening of one of the most iconic musicals of all time. Below, take a look back at the performance, and watch as the original cast of A CHORUS LINE joins the HAMILTON cast on stage! (more...)

Photo Flash: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, and the GILMORE GIRLS Cast ReunitePhoto Flash: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, and the GILMORE GIRLS Cast Reunite
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

The ATX TV Festival looked very similar to a Stars Hollow town meeting this weekend when the cast of GILMORE GIRLS reunited for a special panel on the show. Below, check out photos of Lorelai and Rory, played by Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel, respectively, along with show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, and the rest of the cast! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Just-Released Trailer for HBO Documentary- LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE & ANGERSTAGE TUBE: Watch Just-Released Trailer for HBO Documentary- LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE & ANGER
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2015

Last night HBO hosted the premiere of LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE & ANGER, airing June 29 at 9pm, at the Time Warner Center. In attendance to support both Kramer and the documentary were stars of stage and screen including Mark Ruffalo and Joe Mantello, both of whom starred in THE NORMAL HEART (on HBO and Broadway, respectively) as Ned Weeks, the character that Kramer based on himself. Documentary director Jean Carlomusto, Christine Baranski, Kelly Bishop, Cherry Jones, Stephen Spinella, and President of HBO Documentary Films, Sheila Nevins were also in attendance to screen the film and present Larry with a cake celebrating his upcoming 80th birthday on June 25. Check out a just-releasd trailer for the film below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Mark Ruffalo & Larry Kramer Attend Premiere of HBO's LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE & ANGERPhoto Flash: Mark Ruffalo & Larry Kramer Attend Premiere of HBO's LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE & ANGER
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Last night HBO hosted the premiere of LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE & ANGER, airing June 29 at 9pm, at the Time Warner Center.  (more...)

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