Ken Russell News

Date of Death: November 27, 2011
Glenda Jackson and Laurie Metcalf to Return to Broadway in THREE TALL WOMEN Spring 2018Glenda Jackson and Laurie Metcalf to Return to Broadway in THREE TALL WOMEN Spring 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that two-time Academy Award winning actress Glenda Jackson and three-time Emmy Award winner and 2017 Tony Award nominee Laurie Metcalf will star in the Broadway premiere of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Three Tall Women next spring, in a production directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe Mantello.  Beginning preview performances on Tuesday. February 27, 2018, Three Tall Women will have an official opening night on Thursday, March 29. (more...)

Actress & Model Fiona Lewis Unveils MISTAKES WERE MADE (SOME IN FRENCH) MemoirActress & Model Fiona Lewis Unveils MISTAKES WERE MADE (SOME IN FRENCH) Memoir
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Former model and actress Fiona Lewis has written a book, MISTAKES WERE MADE (Some in French). MISTAKES WERE MADE is a coming of age memoir – with lessons for those in their 50s and beyond but also for those in their teens and 20s. (more...)

Rick Wakeman Launches Pre-Sale Campaign for 'Crimes of Passion' Limited Edition Deluxe Box SetRick Wakeman Launches Pre-Sale Campaign for 'Crimes of Passion' Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Keyboard legend Rick Wakeman has launched a pre-sale campaign on PledgeMusic for a very special limited edition Deluxe Box Set of his soundtrack “Crime of Passion”. (more...)

Wilde's Banned Biblical Play SALOME Opens 2017 Season for Provincetown TheaterWilde's Banned Biblical Play SALOME Opens 2017 Season for Provincetown Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

Oscar Wilde's wildly controversial "Salome" will be presented May 4 to May 20 at The Provincetown Theater. Written in 1891, the play was quickly condemned as a blasphemous take on The Old Testament tale of Salome, and banned in England for the next forty years. The play is full of religious mysticism, prophecy and superstition. Its characters mull over ideas about religious belief, morality, the ruling class, and especially human lust and sexual desire. Wilde's lyrical text mates image-rich cadences and repetitions with the narcissistic, violent and sexually-charged appetites of the play's central characters. (more...)

Alamo Drafthouse, Kodak, And Art House Convergence Team Up To Celebrate 35mm CinemaAlamo Drafthouse, Kodak, And Art House Convergence Team Up To Celebrate 35mm Cinema
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On Sunday March 5th, 2017, 35mm screens all over the world will champion the beautiful format of film and revel in all of the glorious depth and richness that ONLY film can provide. Reel Film Day is the first ever celebration of all things 35mm. And why is Reel Film Day on March 5th? Because it's 3.5, obviously. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WHO'S TOMMY at the Warner TheatreBWW Review: THE WHO'S TOMMY at the Warner Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Feb 6, 2017

When the first electric chords of the Warner Stage Company's THE WHO'S TOMMY reverberate through the Warner Theatre in Torrington, CT, the audience knows they are in for something different. And TOMMY delivers - it rocks, and deftly tackles the difficult task of bringing an iconic piece to life on the stage. (more...)

Kim Rubinstein to Direct A TASTE OF HONEY at Odyssey TheatreKim Rubinstein to Direct A TASTE OF HONEY at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Kim Rubinstein, director of last season's award-winning revival of Anna Christie, returns to the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble at the helm of one of the great defining and taboo-breaking plays of the 1950s. A Taste of Honey is set to open on Sept. 24 starring Eric Hunicutt, Gerard Joseph, Kestrel Leah, Leland Montgomery and Sarah Underwood Saviano. (more...)

Mechanics Bank Appoints Veteran IT Security Expert as Information Security ManagerMechanics Bank Appoints Veteran IT Security Expert as Information Security Manager
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

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BWW Interview: Charles Haid's Thoughts on His Career, Giving Back, and ALTMAN'S LAST STANDBWW Interview: Charles Haid's Thoughts on His Career, Giving Back, and ALTMAN'S LAST STAND
by Gil Kaan - Feb 2, 2016

Director/producer/actor Charles Haid's latest theatrical directorial project ALTMAN'S LAST STAND opens February 6 at the Zephyr Theatre. In this one-man show, Michael Laskin portrays the Viennese-born Franz Altman who refused to sell his mid-town Manhattan second hand shop to corporate developers. (more...)

OF MICE AND MEN Returning to The REP Ahead of UK TourOF MICE AND MEN Returning to The REP Ahead of UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Back by popular demand, Birmingham Repertory Theatre revives their 2014 production of John Steinbeck's classic Of Mice And Men for a limited run this February. Featuring a new cast, the show will open at The REP on 4 February 2016 before touring the UK until May. (more...)

Tom Holloway's FORGET ME NOT Begins Tonight at the Bush TheatreTom Holloway's FORGET ME NOT Begins Tonight at the Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The UK premiere production of FORGET ME NOT by Tom Holloway, starring Eleanor Bron, Russell Floyd, Sarah Ridgeway and Sargon Yelda, and directed by HighTide Festival Theatre's Artistic Director Steven Atkinson, opens tonight 11 December and runs through 16 January 2016 in a co-production between the Bush Theatre and HighTide Festival Theatre. (more...)

Tom Holloway's FORGET ME NOT Begins Tonight at Bush TheatreTom Holloway's FORGET ME NOT Begins Tonight at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

The UK premiere production of FORGET ME NOT by Tom Holloway stars Eleanor Bron, Russell Floyd, Sarah Ridgeway and Sargon Yelda. The production, directed by HighTide Festival Theatre's Artistic Director Steven Atkinson, previews from tonight 8 December (press night 11 December) and runs through 16 January 2016 in a co-production between the Bush Theatre and HighTide Festival Theatre. (more...)

Mechanics Bank Purchases Richmond's First Social Impact BondsMechanics Bank Purchases Richmond's First Social Impact Bonds
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

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Full Cast Announced for Tom Holloway's FORGET ME NOT at Bush TheatreFull Cast Announced for Tom Holloway's FORGET ME NOT at Bush Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The cast for the UK premiere production of FORGET ME NOT by Tom Holloway is announced today! The complete cast is Eleanor Bron, Russell Floyd, Sarah Ridgeway and Sargon Yelda. The production, directed by HighTide Festival Theatre's Artistic Director Steven Atkinson, previews from 08 December (press night 11 December) and runs through 16 January 2016 in a co-production between the Bush Theatre and HighTide Festival Theatre. (more...)

Rehearsals Now Underway for National Theatre Wales' ILIADRehearsals Now Underway for National Theatre Wales' ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

A cast of ten will play the Greeks and Trojans, alongside local Llanelli teenagers as the unruly Greek gods - impulsive, vengeful, sex-mad and status-obsessed. (more...)

National Theatre Wales to Present WAR MUSICNational Theatre Wales to Present WAR MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Renowned theatre-makers Mike Pearson and Mike Brookes, celebrated for their recent, large-scale interpretations of Aeschylus' The Persians and Shakespeare's and Brecht's Coriolan/us with National Theatre Wales, will bring their trademark vision to this multimedia staging of Christopher Logue's filmic poem War Music, derived from Homer's account of the last years of the Trojan War. (more...)

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE & Stage Star Aubrey Morris Dies at 89A CLOCKWORK ORANGE & Stage Star Aubrey Morris Dies at 89
by Movies News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

British actor Aubrey Morris, perhaps best known for his role in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange, passed away on Wednesday, July 15th at the age of 89. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WHO'S TOMMY Takes the Stage at Prince William Little TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WHO'S TOMMY Takes the Stage at Prince William Little Theatre
by Jeffrey Walker - Jul 16, 2015

The iconic rock opera is back onstage and Prince William Little Theatre has got it. A challenging show for even a professional company, this community theatre tackles Pete Townshend's landmark piece with gusto and innovative staging by director Melissa Jo York-Tilley and co-choreographers Melanie Marie Gibson and Ahmad Maaty. Boasting some strong performances of the classic rock score, the production gets an “E” for effort. (more...)

Wichita State University Adopts Jive To Connect Students To Real-World ExperienceWichita State University Adopts Jive To Connect Students To Real-World Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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Julie Andrews Presents Tony Walton With Goodspeed Musicals Award TonightJulie Andrews Presents Tony Walton With Goodspeed Musicals Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

Tonight, June 6th, designer and director Tony Walton will receive The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre at Goodspeed Musicals' Gala event RAZZLE DAZZLE. Julie Andrews will present Walton with the award at the event. (more...)

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