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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
Multi-Award Winning Actor A. Russell Andrews to Star in Dark Comedy BECOMING HUMAN at McCadden Place TheatreMulti-Award Winning Actor A. Russell Andrews to Star in Dark Comedy BECOMING HUMAN at McCadden Place Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

A. Russell Andrews will star in BECOMING HUMAN, a new dark comedy written by Dr. Nicki Joy Monti and directed by Diana Wyenn. (more...)

BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival to Feature Garth Fagan DanceBRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival to Feature Garth Fagan Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BRIC will present Tony- and Olivier Award-winning Garth Fagan Dance on Friday, June 30. (more...)

Critics to Rehash the Season & Joel Grey to Stop by This Week's THEATER TALKCritics to Rehash the Season & Joel Grey to Stop by This Week's THEATER TALK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This week THEATER TALK presents Part Two of the Season's-End Critics panel - with Peter Marks of The Washington Post, Terry Teachout of THE WALL Street Journal, Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Times & The New Yorker, and Linda Winer of Newsday - discussing the notable plays of Spring 2017 on Broadway. Then, Tony winner Joel Grey joins co-hosts Michael Riedel of the New York Post and Susan Haskins to talk about his revealing memoir, 'Master of Ceremonies' (Flatiron Books). The episode also features a surprise Michael Musto Roast featurette. (more...)

Dame Judi Dench Announced as Exeter Northcott PatronDame Judi Dench Announced as Exeter Northcott Patron
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Exeter Northcott Theatre has just announced that the highly acclaimed and much loved actress Dame Judi Dench has accepted to be Patron for its 50th anniversary year, 2017-2018. (more...)

ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND to Open in China November 2017ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND to Open in China November 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Alice's Adventures Underground, an Immersive Theatre experience which is popular in the U.K., will start its first show in Shanghai as part of its Chinese version tour at the end of this year. (more...)

Deborah Cox-Led THE BODYGUARD Musical to Make North Texas DebutDeborah Cox-Led THE BODYGUARD Musical to Make North Texas Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth have announced a co-presentation of the first U.S. national tour hit musical THE BODYGUARD, to play at the Music Hall at Fair Park July 18-30, 2017. This sensational production will then head over to Fort Worth, where it will play at Bass Performance Hall August 1-6, 2017. (more...)

ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND to Open in China November 2017ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND to Open in China November 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Alice's Adventures Underground, an Immersive Theatre experience which is popular in the U.K., will start its first show in Shanghai as part of its Chinese version tour at the end of this year. (more...)

FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Dog Days Theatre to Kick Off with RELATIVELY SPEAKINGFSU/Asolo Conservatory's Dog Days Theatre to Kick Off with RELATIVELY SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training kicks off the inaugural season of Dog Days Theatre, a new theater project offering smart, contemporary works just light enough for the dog days of summer, with Tony Award and Laurence Olivier Award-winning British playwright Alan Ayckbourn's bright and brassy comedy RELATIVELY SPEAKING. (more...)

LEND ME A TENOR The Musical Moves to SolvangLEND ME A TENOR The Musical Moves to Solvang
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The uproarious farce, Lend Me A Tenor The Musical, plays in the Solvang Festival Theater July 6 - 23. The riotous tale of mistaken identities and unexpected romance explodes with delight in this brand new musical comedy by Peter Sham and PCPA's Brad Carroll, based on the play by Ken Ludwig. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre Present NOISES OFFMelbourne Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre Present NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following a hugely popular Brisbane season, Melbourne Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre's co-production of Noises Off will ignite even the chilliest of winter days and have audiences in stitches when it opens on Wednesday 12 July at Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse. (more...)

Breaking: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Will Conclude Broadway Run EarlyBreaking: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Will Conclude Broadway Run Early
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, directed by Trip Cullman and starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey and Tony Award nominee Corey Hawkins, will close on Sunday, June 18, 2017. It will have played 21 previews and 63 regular performances. The production began previews Wednesday, April 5 and opened Tuesday, April 25 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

'Carole King - Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park' to Be Released on CD/DVD & Digital, 9/1'Carole King - Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park' to Be Released on CD/DVD & Digital, 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Rockingale Records will release Carole King - Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park (CD/DVD or digital) on Friday, September 1. Carole King - Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park may be pre-ordered here: http://smarturl.it/CaroleKing_HydePark (more...)

Kyle Scatliffe Joins A BROADWAY MUSICAL at Feinstein's/54 BelowKyle Scatliffe Joins A BROADWAY MUSICAL at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Color Purple's Kyle Scatliffe will be joining Feinstein's/54 Below's concert presentation of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL on Sunday July 16th, at 7pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Casting Announced for Inaugural Season of FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Dog Days TheatreCasting Announced for Inaugural Season of FSU/Asolo Conservatory's Dog Days Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

 FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announces casting for the inaugural season of Dog Days Theatre, a new theater project offering smart, contemporary works just light enough for the dog days of summer. Each summer, Dog Days Theatre will feature two plays mounted in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts, using professional actors, directors and designers from the community and around the country along with the talents of the Conservatory's graduate students. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY Returns to Glasgow King'sHAIRSPRAY Returns to Glasgow King's
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Norman Pace (ITV1's The Hale and Pace Show) will play Wilbur Turnblad when the smash-hit musical, Hairspray arrives in Glasgow this October as part of a major UK tour. (more...)

VIDEO: BWW Exclusive: Ethel Merman Performs GYPSY Showstopper on PBS' JFK: THE LOST Inaugural GalaVIDEO: BWW Exclusive: Ethel Merman Performs GYPSY Showstopper on PBS' JFK: THE LOST Inaugural Gala
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Below, BWW has an exclusive sneak peek clip from the upcoming PBS broadcast, featuring Ethel Merman performing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses.' (more...)

Casting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough TheatreCasting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and continuing their rediscovery of James Bridie, one of the West End's most successful dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, the first London production since its 1950 premiere of Mr Gillie runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 25 June 2017 (Press Night: Monday, 26 June 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Photo Flash: ALARMS AND EXCURSIONS Aims to Amuse at Hampton Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: ALARMS AND EXCURSIONS Aims to Amuse at Hampton Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

"Alarms and Excursions," a collection of rollicking comedies by "Noises Off" playwright Michael Frayn, will be the final offering of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season, opening on May 25 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through June 11. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Darkhorizons.com reports that “Outlander” star Sam Heughan is in negotiations to play the title role in action-comedy “The Spy Who Dumped Me” starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon at Lionsgate. (more...)

THE 39 STEPS Takes the Stage at Westport Community TheatreTHE 39 STEPS Takes the Stage at Westport Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The 39 Steps, a comedy by John Buchan, takes the stage at Westport Community Theatre with performances from June 9 through 25. (more...)

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