Laurence Olivier News

 
Date Of Birth:
May 22, 1907
Date Of Death:
July 11, 1989 (82)
Birth Place:
Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
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Laurence Olivier News

Date of Birth: May 22, 1907
Date of Death: July 11, 1989 (82)
Birth Place: Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Take Five! Spend Your Tea Break with Kenneth BranaghTake Five! Spend Your Tea Break with Kenneth Branagh
by Marianka Swain - Aug 30, 2016

Kenneth Branagh completes his company's first year-long Garrick residency by starring in John Osborne's The Entertainer - once more following in the footsteps of Laurence Olivier. The production is currently in previews, opening to press tonight, and plays until 12 November. It will also be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and internationally on 27 October. (more...)

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training to Open Dog Days Theatre Next SummerFSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training to Open Dog Days Theatre Next Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training is pleased to present the inaugural season of Dog Days Theatre for summer 2017, a new theater project offering smart, contemporary works just light enough for the dog days of summer. (more...)

Erika Amato, Tom Byrn and Mike Newman to Lead BIOGRAPHY at East Lynne Theater CompanyErika Amato, Tom Byrn and Mike Newman to Lead BIOGRAPHY at East Lynne Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography. (more...)

BREAKING BARD Series to Celebrate Shakespeare on Film at MoMA This OctoberBREAKING BARD Series to Celebrate Shakespeare on Film at MoMA This October
by Movies News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Four hundred years after the death of William Shakespeare, The Museum of Modern Art will screen 21 films based on his iconic writings in Breaking Bard: Shakespeare on Film, October 12-24 in The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters. (more...)

SKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th SeasonSKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will open its 20th season in Raleigh, North Carolina with David Hare's Skylight, a love story about a brashly swaggering, politically conservative middle-aged businessman in the hotels and restaurants trade who stumbles back into the life of a progressive-minded, younger woman with whom he had a tempestuous affair years  before.  The play will run Thursdays through Saturdays, Oct. 6-9, 13-15 and 20-22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, October 9, 16, and 23, 2016 at 2 p.m. Performances will take place at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. (more...)

 Israeli Stage Announces Seventh Season Israeli Stage Announces Seventh Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Israeli Stage, sharing the diversity and vitality of Israeli culture through theatre, is proud to announce Season 7! The season will feature two plays presented as Staged Reading in Fall 2016, Olivier Award Nominee Joshua Sobol: In Residence at Israeli Stage in March/April of 2017 and Israeli Stage's Third Full Theatrical Production, Days of Atonement by former Playwright-in-Residence Hanna Azoulay-Hasfari. Dialogue Reflections led by local thinkers, authors and artist will follow all performances. (more...)

Encore Run for REMEMBERING THE LUX at the Baxter TheatreEncore Run for REMEMBERING THE LUX at the Baxter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Alistair izobell's hit production REMEMBERING THE LUX is back by popular demand and returns to the Baxter Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/20-8/21/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/20-8/21/2016
by - Aug 21, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 21, 2016 - Sunday, August 21, 2016. (more...)

Throwing Shade Theatre Company Presents BLACKBIRD at Sydney FringeThrowing Shade Theatre Company Presents BLACKBIRD at Sydney Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

Fifteen years ago, Una and Ray had a relationship. She was 12, and he was 40. Then he abandoned her, and they haven't set eyes on each other since. Now she's found him again...After three years in prison and subsequent hardships, Ray has a new identity and has made a new life for himself, thinking that he cannot be found. Una, twenty-seven, has thought of nothing else; upon seeing a photo of Ray in a magazine, she has tracked him down and arrived, unannounced, at his office. Guilt, rage, and raw emotions run high as they recollect the passionate relationship they had fifteen years ago. Without moral judgements, the play never shies away from the brutal truth of this abandoned and unconventional love. Nevertheless, the consequences are shattering. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/21/16- LA CAGE AUX FOLLESSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/21/16- LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2016

Today in 1983, La Cage Aux Folles opened at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 1761 performances. With a book by Harvey Fierstein and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman, it is based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret. The original 1983 Broadway production received nine nominations for Tony Awards and won six, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. The success of the musical spawned a West End production and several international runs. The 2004 Broadway revival won the Tony Award for Best Revival, the 2008 London revival garnered the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. The 2010 Broadway revival was nominated for eleven Tony Awards, winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. La Cage aux Folles is the only musical which has won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical twice and the only show that has won a Best Production Tony Award (Best Musical or Best Revival of a Musical) for each of its Broadway productions. (more...)

Peter Brook to Bring the Mahabharata to BAM in BATTLEFIELD This FallPeter Brook to Bring the Mahabharata to BAM in BATTLEFIELD This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

With Battlefield, Peter Brook and his internationally renowned team -- Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere -- revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata 30 years after Brook's legendary production captivated the theater world-and inaugurated the BAM Majestic Theater (now the BAM Harvey Theater). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Israeli Production of BILLY ELLIOTPhoto Coverage: Israeli Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by Ronit Suzan - Aug 18, 2016

Following performances in London's West End, Broadway, Italy, Netherlands, Australia and Japan, the successful and highly praised musical BILLY ELLIOT now reached the Israeli stage. (more...)

Miners Alley Playhouse Presents Tony Award Winner GOD OF CARNAGEMiners Alley Playhouse Presents Tony Award Winner GOD OF CARNAGE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Miners Alley Playhouse presents 'God of Carnage' September 9 through October 16 in Golden. Performances are Fridayand Saturday at 7:30p.m; Sundays at 6:00 p.m. (closing Sunday, October 16 at 2 p.m.). Tickets are $27 Adult/$24 Senior/$16 Child 12/Under and are available by calling 303-935-3044 or online at www.minersalley.com.  Miners Alley Playhouse is located at 1224 Washington Avenue. Golden, CO 80401. Adult content, strong language. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with PRIDE AND PREJUDICEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

Following sell-out performances in 2013, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed production of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, returns this year to close the 2016 Summer Season ahead of a major UK Tour in September. Opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, the tour will then visit Norwich, Cambridge, Salford, Leicester, Woking, Truro, Birmingham and Richmond, with further dates in 2017. (more...)

Conor McPherson's THE BIRDS to Make NYC Debut as Part of 1st IrishConor McPherson's THE BIRDS to Make NYC Debut as Part of 1st Irish
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host BirdLand Theatre with the NYC premiere of THE BIRDS, written by Conor McPherson and directed by Stefan Dzeparoski. (more...)

DOG SEES GOD and More Slated for Eclectic Full Contact Theater's 2016-17 SeasonDOG SEES GOD and More Slated for Eclectic Full Contact Theater's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Eclectic Full Contact Theater is proud to announce its upcoming 2016-2017 season which includes, 'Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead' (November 4 - December 4, 2016), 'The History Boys' (February 4 - March 5, 2017), and 'Gideon's Knot' (June 2 - July 2, 2017). (more...)

Actors Studio Sneak Peek of Harold Pinter's OLD TIMES Coming in SeptemberActors Studio Sneak Peek of Harold Pinter's OLD TIMES Coming in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

 The famed ACTORS STUDIO comes to Ridgefield! Audience members will be treated to a "sneak peek" of this legendary acting troupes production of Old Times before it heads to NYC!  This is truly a unique collaboration between The Ridgefield Playhouse and the world-famous ACTORS STUDIO where theatre fans get to attend the premiere production of work developed during a two week intensive workshop here in Ridgefield.  (more...)

THE LION KING Tour Reigns Supreme with Sold-Out Run in MinneapolisTHE LION KING Tour Reigns Supreme with Sold-Out Run in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Disney's The Lion King continues to reign across North American with a sold-out engagement in Minneapolis, which concluded on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the historic Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYMF Honors 2016 Award Winners - Full List!Photo Flash: NYMF Honors 2016 Award Winners - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, announced today the winners of the 2016 NYMF Awards for Excellence, which were awarded on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 42West NY (514 W. 42nd Street). Scroll down for the full list, plus photos from the event! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of EDWIN, THE EDWIN BOOTH STORY Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of EDWIN, THE EDWIN BOOTH STORY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Below, meet the cast and creative team of 'Edwin, The Story of Edwin Booth,' a world premiere dramatic musical that commemorates the 150th Anniversary (1866-2016) of the legendary actor's return to the stage, as well as the 400th Anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, with music by Marianna Rosett, and book & lyrics by Eric Swanson.  (more...)

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