Kirk Douglas News

HEROES' WAY With Kathy Buckley And No Limit's Children's Ensemble Plays 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2010

Gifted comic, award-winning actress, accomplished author, and renowned inspirational speaker Kathy Buckley originally gained fame as 'America's First Hearing Impaired Comedienne,' a five-time American Comedy Award Nominee as Best Standup Comedienne. (more...)

The Civilians explore the Porn Industry in a Cabaret at Joe's Pub 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2010

The Civilians (Steven Cosson, Artistic Director), the award-winning New York-based theatre company known for projects investigating real life topics, presents Let Me Ascertain You, a one-night-only cabaret performance at Joe's Pub on June 4, 2010 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lincoln Center Honors Michael Douglas with Chaplin Award
by Movies News Desk - May 25, 2010

Emmy, Golden Globe and two time Academy Award winner Michael Douglas was celebrated at the Lincoln Center Film Society's 37th Annual Chaplin Award Gala last night, May 24th at Alice Tully Hall. The limited ticket event was attended by many of Douglas's most celebrated collaborators and friends, such as Danny Devito, Erika Christiansen, Milos Forman, Curtis Hanson, Tobey Maguire, Barbara Walters, as well as Douglas's wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and his father, the legendary Kirk Douglas, with a special performance by Michael's longtime-friend singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett, plus film clips commemorating Douglas's lauded career. (more...)

Loquasto, Bauer & Posner Lead Design Team for Mamet's A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Broadway Premiere this Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2010

The upcoming Broadway premiere of David Mamet's A LIFE IN THE THEATRE, which will star award winning actor PATRICK STEWART, will play THE GERALD SCHOENFELD THEATRE (236 West 45th Street). Rehearsals start on August 23rd, 2010, with performances beginning on September 17th, 2010. (more...)

Photo Flash: 37th Annual Chaplin Award Gala
by BWW Photo Special - May 24, 2010

The Film Society of Lincoln Center's 37th Annual Chaplin Award gala was held on May 24, 2010 at Alice Tully Hall in New York City. (more...)

Lincoln Center Awards Michael Douglas The Chaplin Award 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2010

Emmy, Golden Globe and two time Academy Award winner Michael Douglas will be celebrated at the Film Society's 37th Annual Chaplin Award Gala on the evening of Monday May 24th at Alice Tully Hall. The limited ticket event will be attended by many of Douglas's most celebrated collaborators and friends, such as Danny Devito, Erika Christiansen, Milos Forman, Curtis Hanson, Tobey Maguire, Barbara Walters, as well as Douglas's wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and his father, the legendary Kirk Douglas, with a special performance by Michael's longtime-friend singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett, plus film clips commemorating Douglas's lauded career. (more...)

Two River Theater Company Presents PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, Opens 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2010

Two River Theater Co. is proud to present Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a hilarious and madcap comedy by Steve Martin, and directed by Hal Brooks. (more...)

The Fringe at CTG Hosts Special Event For BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010

The Fringe at CTG, Center Theatre Group's young professionals group, is hosting a special event at the Friday, May 21, 8 p.m. performance of 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' at the CTG / Mark Taper Forum. Tickets to the event include a post-play cocktail party with company members from 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.' (more...)

Center Theatre Group Presents RICHARD AND FELIX Reading 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

A reading of the Met Theatre production of 'Richard and Felix: Twilight in Venice' will be presented one-night-only at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre, Sunday, June 13 at 7 p.m. 'Richard and Felix: Twilight in Venice,' by Cornelius Schnauber is directed by L. Flint Esquerra. (more...)

Chris Pine To Lead LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE At The Taper 6/30-8/8
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

The cast has been set for the Center Theatre Group production of 'The Lieutenant of Inishmore,' Martin McDonagh's strikingly original black comedy following Padraic (played by Chris Pine), a terrorist deemed too angry for the IRA, and the swath of destruction he cuts on his return to Inishmore to care for a beloved pet. 'The Lieutenant of Inishmore' begins previews at the Mark Taper Forum on June 30, opens July 11 and continues through August 8, 2010. (more...)

The Fountain Theatre Presents OPUS 6/19- 7/25
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

Sex, drugs and chamber music! The Fountain Theatre continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the Los Angeles premiere of Opus by Michael Hollinger. This multiple award-winning, behind-the-scenes look at a 'high strung' string quartet stars Daniel Blinkoff, Jia Doughman, Gregory G. Giles, Christian Lebano and Cooper Thornton. (more...)

Celebration Theatre Extends THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE Thru 6/27
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

Celebration Theatre is thrilled to announce that the West Coast Premiere of its smash-hit, critically-acclaimed new musical, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE - The Musical, with music, book and lyrics by Tim Acito (Zanna, Don't), choreography by Ameenah Kaplan (Altar Boyz, Frosty the Snow Manilow), musical direction by Greg Nabours (A New Brain), directed by Michael Matthews (Haram Iran, Beautiful Thing) and produced for Celebration Theatre by David Tarlow is EXTENDING through Sunday, June 27 at Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman Reunite In THE WAKE At Berkeley Rep 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

This spring, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Center Theatre Group present In the Wake, a powerful world premiere from the creators of Broadway's Well. Obie Award-winners Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman reunite for a searing show which questions whether we as Americans appreciate our freedom. (more...)

Los Angeles's Antaeus Company to Present Double-Cast KING LEAR, 6/26-8/8
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

The Antaeus Company, Los Angeles's classical theater ensemble, will open ClassicsFest 2010 with King Lear, its first full production of a Shakespeare play. Bart DeLorenzo will direct King Lear with renowned scholar, actor, and Antaeus founding artistic director Dakin Matthews and Broadway veteran/three-time Tony nominee Harry Groener heading two fully double-cast ensembles. Two gala openings, one with each cast, will take place on Saturday, June 26 at 8 pm and Sunday, June 27 at 4 pm, with performances continuing through August 8 at Antaeus' interim home, Deaf West Theatre in the NoHo Arts District. Low-priced previews will begin June 12. (more...)

The Fringe at CTG Hosts Special Event For BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

The Fringe at CTG, Center Theatre Group's young professionals group, is hosting a special event at the Friday, May 21, 8 p.m. performance of 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' at the CTG / Mark Taper Forum. Tickets to the event include a post-play cocktail party with company members from 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.' (more...)

Two River Theater Company Presents PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE, Previews 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010

Two River Theater Co. is proud to present Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a hilarious and madcap comedy by Steve Martin, and directed by Hal Brooks. (more...)

92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists Salutes Hoagy Carmichael 6/5-7
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

Composer/pianist/singer/actor/bandleader Hoagy Carmichael wrote four of the most-recorded American songs of all time: 'Stardust,' 'Georgia on My Mind,' 'The Nearness of You,' and 'Heart and Soul.' (more...)

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Presents GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES 5/17-6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company continues its 30 th Season (2009/10) with a four-week run of Gruesome Playground Injuries, created by the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-nominated Rajiv Joseph (playwright of Animals Out of Paper and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo ) and directed by John Vreeke. Gruesome Playground Injuries stars Gabriela Fernandez-Coffey and Tim Getman. (more...)

Circus Theatricals Presents MORE LIES ABOUT JERZY, Opens 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2010

Circus Theatricals opens it 2010 Season with The West Coast Premiere of More Lies About Jerzy by Davey Holmes (WGA Award-winner for In Treatment) and directed by David Trainer (That 70s Show) and produced by Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin. (more...)

Hatikvah Productions and The Group at Strasberg Presents BEHIND THE GATES 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2010

In a parent's worst nightmare, a troubled American teen vanishes into the mysterious world of Jerusalem's ultra-Orthodox haredi community while on a summer trip to Israel, cutting off all communication with her desperate mother and father. (more...)

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