Laura Linney News

Date of Birth: February 05, 1964 (52)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Kate Burton, Cobie Smulders, & Kristine Nielsen Join Kevin Kline In PRESENT LAUGHTERKate Burton, Cobie Smulders, & Kristine Nielsen Join Kevin Kline In PRESENT LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Producer Jordan Roth announced today that three incredible leading ladies will join Kevin Kline in the Broadway revival of Noel Coward's Present Laughter: Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton, Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen, and stage and screen star Cobie Smulders, in her Broadway debut. Additional news, including complete cast and creative team, will be announced shortly. Performances begin March 10, 2017 with an Opening night set for Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Tickets for this strictly limited engagement are now on sale at http://www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 877.250.2929. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film GalaPhoto Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film Gala
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 5, 2016

New York Stage and Film just held its annual Winter Gala honoring two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Starring Diane Lane, Enters Final Weeks on BroadwayTHE CHERRY ORCHARD, Starring Diane Lane, Enters Final Weeks on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

As previously announced, Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its revival of The Cherry Orchard on Sunday, December 4, starring Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey. (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book ShopJennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Annette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter GalaAnnette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

BWW Review: Baby Boomer Sisters Cope With Aging Parents In Joni Fritz's IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LENBWW Review: Baby Boomer Sisters Cope With Aging Parents In Joni Fritz's IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN
by Victoria Ordin - Nov 18, 2016

Billed as a dark comedy about 50-something children faced with 80-something parents in decline, IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN is a semi-autobiographical play by Joni Fritz (and directed by Tony nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett) making its New York debut at the Queens Theater. 'I write about what I know, and what I know is family,' Fritz notes in the program's poignant note about her own theater-loving father, who did not live to see this play produced. (more...)

IMAX Offers Exclusive, Free Veterans Screening of Sully on Veterans Day in New York CityIMAX Offers Exclusive, Free Veterans Screening of Sully on Veterans Day in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

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Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced complete casting for the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne upon the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. It is a powerful piece about press intrusion, backroom politics, and the timeless magnetism of power. (more...)

Pre-Sale Starts Tomorrow for MTC's THE LITTLE FOXES with Laura Linney and Cynthia NixonPre-Sale Starts Tomorrow for MTC's THE LITTLE FOXES with Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Tickets for Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, directed by Daniel Sullivan, are available to purchase exclusively to American Express Card Members tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1 at 10AM. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

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Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Powerful 2017 SeasonHudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Powerful 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Artistic Director Davis McCallum and Managing Director Kate Liberman of Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF) have announced an innovative slate of productions - including two new plays - for the Festival's 2017 summer season, running in repertory June 8 through September 4. (more...)

The Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCEThe Maltz Jupiter to Present THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

For more than sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has held private weekly meetings with each Prime Minister, from Churchill to Cameron. In these intimate and sometimes explosive conversations, we see glimpses of the woman who wears the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch. Go behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II for the audience in Peter Morgan's riveting new play that swept Broadway last season. Sponsored by the John McDonald Company. Learn More (more...)

Theatre Offers Two Weekend Trips See Broadway's Brightest StarsTheatre Offers Two Weekend Trips See Broadway's Brightest Stars
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Penobscot Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the itinerary of its Seventh Annual Weekend Trip to New York City, April 7-9, 2017, featuring Bette Midler's return to Broadway for the revival of Hello, Dolly! also starring David Hyde Pierce (Curtains, Frasier). 'Described as the most breathlessly anticipated event of the season,' said Executive Director Mary Budd, 'this show shattered Broadway box office records when tickets finally became available, so we feel very lucky to be able to share this opportunity with local theatre lovers.' On its second night in the Big Apple, the group will see Cynthia Nixon and Laura Linney in Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes. (more...)

Breaking News: Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey Will Return to Broadway in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATIONBreaking News: Allison Janney & John Benjamin Hickey Will Return to Broadway in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Producer Stuart Thompson announced today that John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation will return to Broadway this spring in a revival starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa and Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan. Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Punk Rock) will direct the production, which is set to open at the Barrymore Theatre in April 2017 and will run for 15 weeks only. (more...)

Broadway's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Starring Diane Lane, Opens This WeekendBroadway's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Starring Diane Lane, Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company's new production of THE CHERRY ORCHARD, starring Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey, officially opens this Sunday, October 16, 2016. This is a limited engagement through December 4, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

FIRST LOOK: Official Poster Art for Romantic Thriller NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, Starring Amy AdamsFIRST LOOK: Official Poster Art for Romantic Thriller NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, Starring Amy Adams
by Movies News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The past is never truly past with the new official poster for Focus Features' NOCTURNAL ANIMALS. From director Tom Ford, the haunting romantic thriller stars Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal (more...)

Tom Hanks to Receive 'Hollywood Actor Award' at 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDSTom Hanks to Receive 'Hollywood Actor Award' at 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks will be honored with the 'Hollywood Actor Award' for his performance in critically acclaimed 'Sully' at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood Film Awards.' (more...)

Yale Rep to Host Exhibition, Starry Panel to Celebrate 50th AnniversaryYale Rep to Host Exhibition, Starry Panel to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre announces a series of special free public events on the Yale campus, in New Haven, and in New York City, to celebrate its 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Hearts of Gold to Hold 20th Annual Charity Fundraising Gala, 'All That Glitters,' Supporting NYC's Homeless FamiliesHearts of Gold to Hold 20th Annual Charity Fundraising Gala, 'All That Glitters,' Supporting NYC's Homeless Families
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

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John Patrick Shanley, Laura Linney to Introduce Philip Seymour Hoffman Films at Moving ImageJohn Patrick Shanley, Laura Linney to Introduce Philip Seymour Hoffman Films at Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

To honor his legacy, Museum of the Moving Image will present The Master: Philip Seymour Hoffman from September 16 through October 2, a retrospective featuring sixteen films, including his directorial debut Jack Goes Boating; Capote, for which he won an Academy Award for Leading Actor; and The Master, Magnolia, and Boogie Nights- three films he made with Paul Thomas Anderson. (more...)

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