Lauren Ambrose News

Renee Fleming Stars in Williamstown Theatre Festival's LIVING ON LOVE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival welcomes Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of LIVING ON LOVE, opening today, July 16, and continuing through the 26th. This World Premiere by Joe DiPIetro and Garson Kanin is based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin and directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. (more...)

Cult Comedy Classic PSYCHO BEACH PARTY Rides the Wave into Austin, 6/27-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Don't forget the laughs. The City Theatre Company has plenty in their production of the Charles Busch high camp comedy playing June 27 through July 13 at City Theatre. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/20/14 - JERSEY BOYS on the Big Screen, Powerhouse Kicks Off, BROADWAY BARES & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 20, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: JERSEY BOYS serenade us on the big screen -- the movie opens wide today; the cast of ALADDIN appears at Barnes & Noble; tickets to King & Mellencamp's 'GHOST BROTHERS' tour go on sale; and BROADWAY BARES: ROCK HARD! hits the stage this Sunday! (more...)

New Casting Announced for WIiliamstown Theatre Festival's FOOL FOR LOVE, Includes Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that Tony Award-winner Nina Arianda and stage and screen star Sam Rockwell will join the cast of Fool for Love, playing the Nikos Stage from July 24-August 2, 2014. They replace previously announced Chris Pine and Lauren Ambrose, who depart the production due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)

Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell Replace Lauren Ambrose and Chris Pine in Williamstown Theatre Festival's FOOL FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that Tony Award-winner Nina Arianda and stage and screen star Sam Rockwell will join the cast of Fool for Love, playing the Nikos Stage from July 24-August 2, 2014. They replace previously announced Chris Pine and Lauren Ambrose, who depart the production due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)

City Theatre Company to Stage PSYCHO BEACH PARTY, 6/27-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Sand. Sun. Surfboards. Boys. Bikinis. Beaches. It's a party! A 'Psycho Beach Party!' And laughs. Don't forget the laughs. The City Theatre Company has plenty in their production of the Charles Busch high camp comedy playing June 27 through July 13 at City Theatre. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Jason Danieley, The Skivvies & More Join WTF's 2014 Season; Lauren Ambrose Withdraws from FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting on both the Main Stage and Nikos Stage as well as special events for the 2014 Season. On the Main Stage: Diana DiMarzio, Rick Holmes, and Timothy Shew join the WTF Resident Company, appearing in both June Moon and The Visit. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Berkshire Region
by Larry Murray - Jun 02, 2014

No rural area has as many summer stages as the Berkshires of Massachusetts whose offerings overflow its borders. (more...)

Nicholas Sparks to Executive Produce Lifetime's DELIVERANCE CREEK
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2014

Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, Safe Haven) makes his television debut as executive producer of the two-hour programming event Deliverance Creek (#DeliveranceCreek), premiering Saturday, September 13, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime. From executive producer/writer Melissa Carter (Jane By Design, Little Black Book) and starring Emmy(R) nominee/SAG Award winner Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under), Deliverance Creek is a revenge drama centering on a widow and mother of three who is determined to protect her family and land at any cost during the Civil War. Deliverance Creek also stars Wes Ramsey (CSI: Miami), Yaani King (Mad Men), Caitlin Custer (Teen Wolf), Christopher Backus (Elevator), Riley Smith (90210), Katherine Willis (Friday Night Lights) and Christopher Baker (Sanctum). Skeet Ulrich (Jericho, Scream), Barry Tubb (Revolution) and Joel Johnstone (The Newsroom) guest star. (more...)

Lauren Ambrose Joins Cast of USA Network's Thriller DIG
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

Emmy nominated actress Lauren Ambrose ('Six Feet Under') has been cast in USA Network's six episode event series DIG, a dramatic thriller (more...)

Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Host 2014 New Play Benefit Gala at the Mahaiwe, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The Berkshire Playwrights Lab, whose innovative new play reading series draws works from the most exciting contemporary playwrights, celebrates its 7th season with a New Play Benefit Gala on June 7 at 8PM at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington. (more...)

Ryan Murphy Intent on Teaming with Lea Michele for FUNNY GIRL Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2014

Lea Michele may be leading a Broadway revival of FUNNY GIRL on GLEE, but the proposed plans of her taking the role to the actual Great White Way seem to be gaining traction. (more...)

Berkshire Playwrights Lab's 2014 Reading Season to Open 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Berkshire Playwrights Lab continues its innovative approach to incubating new theatrical works during its 7th season of readings at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, Mass). (more...)

Judy Kuhn & Howard McGillin Join Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Season Casting Announced!
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - Apr 18, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced exciting casting for their Main Stage productions, along with a several special events for their 2014 Summer Season. On the Main Stage: Festival veterans including Nate Corddry, Holley Fain, Christopher Fitzgerald and Nancy Opel join the cast of June Moon, directed by Jessica Stone (July 2- 13); Justin Long returns to Williamstown, joining Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of Living on Love(July 16 - 26), and theater veterans Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, festival favorite Roger Rees, and more join Chita Rivera in the John Doyle-directed production of The Visit, with choreography by Graciela Daniele (July 31 - August 17). (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, March 24, 2014 - MOTHERS AND SONS, BROADWAY BACKWARDS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 24, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: MOTHERS AND SONS opens tonight, Block, Groff, Lewis, Rannells and more join forces for BROADWAY BACKWARDS and more! (more...)

Meredith Vieira to Host Our Time's 12th Annual Benefit Gala, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

OUR TIME will host its 12th ANNUAL BENEFIT GALA, on Monday, April 28, 2014, 7:00PM, at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts & Rosenthal Pavilion at New York University, 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square South, New York, NY. (more...)

FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine & Lauren Ambrose, A GREAT WILDERNESS & More Set for WTF's 2014 Nikos Stage Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the 2014 Nikos Stage offerings, completing the 60th Anniversary Season for the Tony Award-winning theatre company. The Nikos Stage season kicks off on July 9th with the East Coast premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's acclaimed play A Great Wilderness (July 9 - 20) and will also include a revival of Sam Shepard's Fool For Love, directed by Daniel Aukin with Lauren Ambrose (making her Festival debut) and Chris Pine (returning to Williamstown after 12 years), playing July 24 - August 3. The Nikos Stage season ends with the anticipated return of the PigPen Theatre Co.'s celebrated production of The Old Man and the Old Moon (August 6 - 17). (more...)

Get Ready for Her- Lea Michele to Play Fanny Brice in Ryan Murphy's FUNNY GIRL Revival?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Now in a Teen Vogue interview between Michele and her Spring Awakening co-star Jonathan Groff, Michele reveals that plans might already be in the works. She told Teen Vogue: 'I want to do movies. I have some exciting things coming up! And I would also love to go back to Broadway. Ryan Murphy just bought the rights to Funny Girl, so we're hoping to do that at some point!' (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ryan Murphy In Talks for Stage Rights to FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that GLEE creator Ryan Murphy is currently in talks for the stage rights to FUNNY GIRL, the musical in which Rachel Berry (played by Lea Michele) stars in, on the current fifth season of GLEE. There is no word yet on whether Michele is attached to the potential project, but here's to hoping for her Broadway return! Could life imitate art and could the show be setting up a real life sequence of events? (more...)

Big Screen Adaptation of Broadway's GYPSY Set for Reel 13 Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

Natalie Wood's portrayal of Gypsy Rose Lee and Rosalind Russell (in Ethel Merman's original role) as an overbearing mother, in the big screen adaptation of Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim's Broadway musical Gypsy, lead the pack of movies in February on Reel 13. (more...)

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