Ken Russell News

Date of Death: November 27, 2011
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...)

Goodspeed to Honor Tony Walton at 2015 RAZZLE DAZZLE Gala This JuneGoodspeed to Honor Tony Walton at 2015 RAZZLE DAZZLE Gala This June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

?Goodspeed Musicals is thrilled to announce that Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Tony Walton will be the latest recipient of The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre. (more...)

Julie Andrews to Present Tony Walton With Goodspeed Musicals Award This JuneJulie Andrews to Present Tony Walton With Goodspeed Musicals Award This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On 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. Just announced, Julie Andrews will present Walton with the award at the event. (more...)

Premiere des Rockmusical THE WHO'S TOMMY heute am Landestheater LinzPremiere des Rockmusical THE WHO'S TOMMY heute am Landestheater Linz
by Iris Moebius - Apr 23, 2015

Rock-Legende Pete Townshend erzahlt in Tommy die außergewohnliche Geschichte eines Jungen, der in den Wirren des Zweiten Weltkriegs zur Welt kommt und mit vier Jahren erleben muss, wie sein heimkehrender Vater den Liebhaber seiner Mutter totet. Die traumatische Erfahrung lasst ihn erblinden und verstummen. Erst als junger Mann erlangt er seine Sinne wieder und wird als „Pinball Wizard' gegen seinen Willen zum Messias der Massen. ? Tommy, die erste Rockoper, war 1969 das ambitionierte und erfolgreiche Projekt der Rockband „The Who', eine komplexe Geschichte mit den Mitteln der Rockmusik zu erzahlen. Ken Russell verfilmte das Konzeptalbum 1975. Die Musicalversion stammt von 1993, wurde fast 1000-mal am Broadway gespielt und gewann funf Tony Awards, u. a. fur die beste Musik. (more...)

Modius' and Emerson Collaborate to Provide an Integrated Internet of Things (IoT) SolutionModius' and Emerson Collaborate to Provide an Integrated Internet of Things (IoT) Solution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

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