Kevin Bacon News

Date Of Birth:
July 08, 1958 (56)
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender:
Male
Alan Safier to Star in SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE at Queens Theatre, 9/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Queens Theatre will present the Tony-nominated play Say Goodnight Gracie, starring Alan Safier as George Burns, written by Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and directed by Michael White. The show will be at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park) on Saturday, September 27 at 2pm & 8pm and on Sunday, September 28 at 3pm. Join Rupert Holmes, Alan Safier, and Moderator WABC's Sandy Kenyon for a lively talk-back after the 3pm performance on Sunday, September 28. (more...)

WB Bringing GOTHAN, CONSTANTINE, THE FOLLOWING & More to New York Comic Con
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Warner Bros. Television makes another exciting return to New York Comic Con (NYCC) with three new eagerly anticipated series, including Gotham (Mondays, 8/7c on FOX), Forever (Tuesdays, 10/9c on ABC), and Constantine (Fridays 10/9c, on NBC), in addition to returning hits The Following (Midseason on FOX) and Person of Interest (Tuesdays, 10/9c on CBS). (more...)

Cherif Medawar of CMREI.com Stands Up 2 Cancer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Real estate hedge fund manager and acclaimed educator Cherif Medawar is pleased donate to Stand Up 2 Cancer. The popular star-filled event aimed to raise funds for cancer research premiered on September 5, 2014 and donations are still being accepted. Medawar, President of Original Resources, Inc. and CMREI.com, is a proud donator and challenges his members and students to stand up for this cause and donate. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on CBS - Week of September 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 09, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON, airing on CBS for the week of September 15, 2014! (more...)

Time Inc. Announces New Live Daily Online Show, PEOPLE Now
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

PEOPLE, the world's most popular celebrity weekly brand, announces the launch of “PEOPLE Now,” a new 20-minute “live” daily online show presented by Toyota, which premieres on September 3 (more...)

Anna Kendrick, Josh Gad & More Stars Join STAND UP TO CANCER Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

This Friday, September 5 th (8:00 9:00 PM ET/PT) Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will stage its fourth biennial fundraising event. (more...)

BWW Profile: THE NORMAL HEART from Tony-Winning Play to Emmy-Nominated Film
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 25, 2014

In 1985, Larry Kramer's play 'The Normal Heart' debuted at The Public Theatre, and sent shockwaves through the theatrical community. The play was a current, powerful look at the quick-spread of the AIDS epidemic that was raviging the gay community in New York. In The New York Times, theatre critic Frank Rich said of the initial production, 'There can be little doubt that 'The Normal Heart' is the most outspoken play around - or that it speaks up about a subject that justifies its author's unflagging, at times even hysterical, sense of urgency.' (more...)

THE MAN FROM EARTH Staged Reading Set for Philipstown Depot Theatre, 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

Producers of the previously announced Off-Broadway production of Jerome Bixby's The Man from Earth, a play adapted by film director and writer Richard Schenkman, are presenting a staged reading to benefit The Philipstown Depot Theatre Monday, August 11, 2014, 8:00pm at the theater in Garrison, New York. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cast of SummersStock Austin's FOOTLOOSE Far Exceeds Material
by Jeff Davis - Aug 01, 2014

Austin's theater scene is currently only one degree of separation away from Kevin Bacon. SummerStock Austin's production of Footloose, one of three musicals currently running in rep at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, is a fun, upbeat, and entertaining show, despite its weak and uninspired material. (more...)

Review Roundup - Marvel's Epic Space Adventure GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
by Movies News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Marvel Studios Guardians of the Galaxy from director James Gunn hits theaters today, August 1st. Let's see what the critics have to say! (more...)

Actors Co-Op to Present THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD at the Crossley Theatre, 9/17-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Actors Co-op announces its first show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with an immersive and environmental production of the five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'Whodunit,' THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, choreography by Julie Hall, musical direction by Jake Anthony and directed by Stephen Van Dorn. THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD will begin previews on Wednesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 18 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 26 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of FOX's THE FOLLOWING Visits Comic Con
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Below, check out video highlights from yesterday's THE FOLLOWING panel at 2014 Comic Con. (more...)

ShenanArts' FOOTLOOSE Opens This Friday, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

Join us as we celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of this classic story, unforgettable music and dynamic dancing. Thirty years ago, Kevin Bacon taught the youth of Bomont ? and the nation ? that kids just want to dance. Footloose made its big screen debut in 1984, and became a box office hit. Nominated for an Oscar award for best song, the movie captured the hearts and imaginations ? and dancing feet ? of a generation. Now, thirty years later, through the talented company at ShenanArts, Footloose returns to our community in the beautiful nTelos Theater at Gypsy Hill Place in Staunton, VA. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Bacon Supports Volunteers of America's OPERATION BACKPACK in New Promo
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) has launched OPERATION BACKPACK® 2014, its annual campaign to collect brand new backpacks and school supplies for the thousands of children living in New York City homeless and domestic violence shelters. The drive is in full swing and continues through August 8th. VOA-GNY is one of many VOA affiliates nationwide that conduct OPERATION BACKPACK® drives to outfit homeless students with new backpacks filled with grade-specific school supplies. Click below to watch a promo for the campaign, featuring Kevin Bacon! (more...)

Staged Reading of THE MAN FROM EARTH Will Benefit Philipstown Depot Theatre on 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Producers of the forthcoming Off-Broadway production of Jerome Bixby's The Man from Earth, a play adapted by film director and writer Richard Schenkman, are presenting a staged reading to benefit The Philipstown Depot Theatre Monday, August 11, 2014, 8:00pm at the theater in Garrison, New York. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FOOTLOOSE Explodes with Talent and Flair at Hale Centre Theatre!
by Herbert Paine - Jul 14, 2014

Cambrian James has directed and choreographed an uplifting and super-charged production of Footloose at the Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert AZ. It's a seamless show with a smartly assembled cast of superbly talented actors and inspired stagecraft. (more...)

LANCELOT to Play The Gym at Judson, 8/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

360repco presents Lancelot, a world premiere drama by award-winning playwright Steven Fechter (The Woodsman), and music by New York-based rock band The Head Set. Thom Fogarty directs a cast of four, including Stephen James Anthony* (Bway: War Horse), Lulu Fogarty*, Romy Nordlinger* and Grant Riordon. Performances will be staged at The Gym at Judson, 243 Thompson Street @ Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 from August 13-29, 2014. (more...)

Neil Labute's AUTOBAHN Comes to the King's Head Theatre, Aug 27 to Sept 20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

Regarded as one of the most celebrated American playwrights, Neil LaBute has enthralled audiences all over the world with his layered characters, sharp dialogue and subtle social commentaries. Now, in a London premiere, acclaimed American theatre company Savio(u)r will present his play Autobahn, directed by Off-West End Award nominee Tim Sullivan. (more...)

Super Heroes & Super Villains Reign at Warner Bros. Comic-Con 2014!
by TV News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

It wouldn't be summer without a sizzling, action-packed lineup from Warner Bros. Television Group at Comic-Con International: San Diego. (more...)

Photo Flash: Seacoast Rep Presents FRIDAY THE 13TH with the Original Jason: Ari Lehman, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Seacoast Repertory Theatre is proud to announce that Let's "B" Reel: Cult Classic Films at The Rep will screen Friday The 13th with very special guest star, the original Jason Vorhees, Ari Lehman July 9th, 2014 at 7:30pm. Ari Lehman will be on hand at The Rep for this very special screening, where he will conduct an onstage interview after the film, sign autographs, and partake in Let's "B" Reel's infamous pre-show. (more...)

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