Kirk Douglas News

VIDEO: SAG Foundation Releases Archival Interview to Honor James Garner
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

In honor of James Garner's tremendous contributions to film and television, the SAG Foundation has made available an excerpt from his two hour interview in which the actor discusses his many career paths (more...)

BWW Reviews: ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST is a Must See at Blank Canvas
by Roy Berko - Jul 21, 2014

It probably will come as shock to many to know that when the play, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' a script by Dale Wasserman, based on Kent Kesey's novel of the same name, opened on Broadway in 1963, in spite of a cast that included Kirk Douglas, Gene Wilder, William Daniels, Ed Ames and Joan Tetzel, it was basically a flop, running only 82 performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of PRINCESS AND PIRATES Sing-a-Long Concert at the Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Lythgoe Family Productions (LFP) in association with The Pasadena Playhouse, presents a production for kids and their families -- PRINCESS AND PIRATES Sing-a-Long Concert. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jobsite's Inventive INVENTING VAN GOGH at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Jul 15, 2014

INVENTING VAN GOGH is a beautifully written and acted time-skipping love letter to art history, an accurate examination of the struggles each artist (not just Van Gogh) faces in the creation of something new, and a mystery in a world that has a hard time telling the difference between what is genuine and what is imagination. (more...)

CTG to Present Special Reading of FACING OUR TRUTH to Mark First Anniversary of Trayvon Martin Shooting, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

A special DouglasPlus reading of "Facing Our Truth: Ten-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege" will mark the first anniversary of George Zimmerman's acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, Sunday, July 13 at 1 p.m., at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

Tony Winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad to Star in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR at Atlanta's True Colors Theatre, 7/8-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

True Colors Theatre will present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, running July 8 - August 3, 2014 at the Southwest Arts Center. Written by Bernard Slade and directed by Chris Coleman, the production will star Tony winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad. (more...)

Lindsay Pearce, Curt Hansen, Molly McCook & More Set for Lythgoe Family Productions' PRINCESS AND PIRATES Sing-a-Long Concert, 7/18-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Lythgoe Family Productions (LFP) in association with The Pasadena Playhouse, announced the cast for the new production for kids and their families -- PRINCESS AND PIRATES Sing-a-Long Concert. (more...)

getTV to Celebrate Independence Day with HELLCATS OF THE NAVY & CRASH LANDING
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Let freedom ring withgetTV this 4 th of July, as the network presents an Independence Day double feature devoted to actress, former First Lady, and humanitarian Nancy Reagan. (more...)

Jack Mikesell and Christina Elmore to Star in SCLA's ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/8-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), under the artistic direction of Ben Donenberg, returns to the Japanese Garden at the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Campus for the third consecutive summer, with a Los Angeles-centric summer production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet -- directed by Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre alum Kenn Sabberton -- for seventeen performances only, July 8 to 26 (press opening July 13). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014


Kellogg's' Unveils Protein And Grain Combinations At First-Ever Recharge Bar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Today marks the grand opening of the Kellogg's Recharge Bar to educate families about the power of protein and grains found in a serving of Kellogg's cereal and one cup of skim milk America's #1 breakfast. When it comes to nutrition at breakfast, there's a lot of information out there and a recent survey revealed that when hearing 'protein and grains,' only 20 percent 1 of Americans think of cereal and milk. (more...)

The Royal Court Theatre Announces Full Casting for THE NETHER, Jul 17-Aug 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The full casting has been announced for Royal Court Theatre and Headlong co-production of The Nether by Jennifer Haley. (more...)

Robert Glenister and Dermot Crowley Join Richard Bean's New Play for the National
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that Dermot Crowley (Luther) and Robert Glenister (Hustle, Spooks) have joined Richard Bean's new project for the National Theatre. (more...)

RACE, LUNA GALE, CHAVEZ RAVINE, GIRLFRIEND and More Set for CTG's 11th Season at Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 11th season at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

ANNAPURNA Ends Off-Broadway Run, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

The New Group opened the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, on April 21. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will officially end its run on June 1. (more...)

Lythgoe Family Productions to Present PRINCESS & PIRATES Sing-a-long Concert, 7/18-8/10
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Lythgoe Family Productions (LFP) in association with The Pasadena Playhouse, announced today a new production for kids and their families -- PRINCESS AND PIRATES Sing-a-Long Concert, directed and choreographed by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee So You Think You Can Dance and currently represented on Broadway for the musical staging of Hedwig and the Angry Inch starring Neil Patrick Harris) and musical supervisor Michael Orland (American Idol). (more...)

Laura Dern, Gary Cole, Ken Howard and More Join Lexikat Artists' IF ALL THE SKY WERE PAPER, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Chapman University in association with Lexikat Artists present the wartime letters of American soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen and their loved ones at home which are brought to life in a new play IF ALL THE SKY WERE PAPER by Andrew Carroll. *The author will narrate this evening's performance. Directed by John Benitz. (more...)

World Premiere THE CURSE OF OEDIPUS to Open 6/19 at Antaeus Company
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

A curse lies upon the land of Thebes and its ill-fated rulers that reiterates generation upon generation. Casey Stangl directs the world premiere of The Curse of Oedipus, written by Kenneth Cavander and developed by The Antaeus Company. Opening weekend for the fully double-cast production runs June 19 -22 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo, with previews beginning June 12. (more...)

Carol Burnett and Carrie Hamilton's HOLLYWOOD ARMS Gets Tribute Reading at CTG, 6/22; Jason Alexander to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

In honor of the legendary actress, comedian, singer and writer Carol Burnett, Center Theatre Group is hosting a special tribute to the star's late daughter Carrie Hamilton with a one-night-only reading of Burnett and Hamilton's Broadway play "Hollywood Arms," at the Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. Inspired by Burnett's early life in Hollywood, "Hollywood Arms" will be directed by Jason Alexander and will feature a star- studded cast (to be announced). (more...)

Chapman University & Lexikat Artists to Present IF ALL THE SKY WERE PAPER, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Chapman University in association with Lexikat Artists present the wartime letters of American soldiers, sailors and airmen and their loved ones at home which are brought to life in a new play If All The Sky Were Paper by Andrew Carroll. The author will narrate this evening's performance. If All The Sky Were Paper is directed by John Benitz. (more...)

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