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Date Of Birth:
December 28, 1934 (82)
Birth Place:
Ilford, Essex, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
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Maggie Smith News

Date of Birth: December 28, 1934 (82)
Birth Place: Ilford, Essex, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
SISTER ACT Comes to The Bristol Hippodrome this AugustSISTER ACT Comes to The Bristol Hippodrome this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Bristol Hippodrome on Mon 7 - Sat 12 Aug 2017. (more...)

NBC Exec Says DOWNTON ABBEY Movie to Begin Production in 2018NBC Exec Says DOWNTON ABBEY Movie to Begin Production in 2018
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Speaking to the Associated Press at Singapore's launch of 'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition,' Michael Edelstein, president of NBCUniversal International Studios confirmed reports that a big screen adaptation of DOWNTON ABBY will begin production in 2018. (more...)

SISTER ACT Returns To Manchester Next MonthSISTER ACT Returns To Manchester Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening next month at Manchester Palace Theatre from Mon 24 - Sat 29 July. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Tony Award-nominated comedy, 'Lettice and Lovage,' opens Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season, written by Peter Shaffer, author of 'Amadeus,' and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. The play runs now through June 17. The cast includes Kandis Chappell, Mia Dillon, Sarah Manton, and Paxton Whitehead. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: LETTICE AND LOVAGE in WestportBWW Reviews: LETTICE AND LOVAGE in Westport
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jun 4, 2017

History need never be dull. (more...)

BWW Review: LETTICE AND LOVAGE, Menier Chocolate FactoryBWW Review: LETTICE AND LOVAGE, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Cindy Marcolina - May 18, 2017

Lettice Douffet (Felicity Kendal), a tour guide at Fustian House, has inherited her mother's penchant for theatricality. This inclination leads her to filling the gaps in the boring history of the stately home with embellishments and imaginative stories. Her dismissal by her supervisor Lotte Schoen (Maureen Lipman) oddly marks the start of a timid friendship that will develop into a fascinating adventure for the two lonely women. (more...)

The 13th Season of Princeton Festival Kicks Off Next MonthThe 13th Season of Princeton Festival Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for all 22 performances in the 13th season of The Princeton Festival (www.princetonfestival.org), which runs June 3-25. (more...)

David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival FringeDavid Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

321 Blast Off! Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences will have the chance to experience an explosively funny space adventure as David Walliams' stage adaptation of The First Hippo on the Moon touches down in Edinburgh this August. (more...)

Winners Announced for Inaugural Acting For Others' Presidential AwardsWinners Announced for Inaugural Acting For Others' Presidential Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The winners were today announced for theatrical charity Acting For Others' inaugural Presidential Awards. The awards celebrate the most supportive and successful fundraisers who have helped the charity raise 380,000 over the previous twelve months. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Film Reportedly In the Works; Filming to Begin This September?DOWNTON ABBEY Film Reportedly In the Works; Filming to Begin This September?
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2017

It's the news that DOWNTON ABBEY fans have been waiting to hear! According to UK's燭he Sun, a big-screen adaptation of the hit historical drama series is in the works. (more...)

BWW Interview: Karen Murphy as Mrs. du Maurier in FINDING NEVERLAND Flies into the Saenger for One Week!BWW Interview: Karen Murphy as Mrs. du Maurier in FINDING NEVERLAND Flies into the Saenger for One Week!
by Heidi Scheuermann - May 10, 2017

This week, through May 14th, the good people of New Orleans have the opportunity to experience the story of Peter Pan like never before. FINDING NEVERLAND gives us an inside look at the life of the beloved story's author, J.M. Barrie, and teaches us not only how he was inspired to write about the boy who could fly, but to learn to fly ourselves! (more...)

BWW Interview: Too Much MURDER FOR TWO at Winter Park PlayhouseBWW Interview: Too Much MURDER FOR TWO at Winter Park Playhouse
by Kimberly Moy - May 10, 2017

MURDER FOR TWO begins its run at Winter Park Playhouse this week. Promising to be better than most of those murder mystery diners in the tourist area, this cabaret-style show is played by just two men. I had an opportunity to interview MURDER FOR TWO stars Michael Swickard and Kevin Kelly as they prepare to put on a lot of different hats. (more...)

BWW Review: SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL at InterACT Theatre is Fabulous, Baby!BWW Review: SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL at InterACT Theatre is Fabulous, Baby!
by Gina Sarno - May 9, 2017

This past weekend, interACT Theatre Productions presented 'Sister Act The Musical' at The Baird Community Center in South Orange, New Jersey. The musical is based on the 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith and Kathy Najimy. The musical, written by Cheri & Bill Steinkellner, opened on Broadway in 2011 and closed after 561 performances. Although the musical does not utilize songs from the film, the musical score is comprised of both fun and heartwarming songs with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater. (more...)

LETTICE AND LOVAGE to Open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th SeasonLETTICE AND LOVAGE to Open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Tony Award-nominated comedy, "Lettice and Lovage," will open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season, written by Peter Shaffer, author of "Amadeus," and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director. The play runs from May 30 through June 17. (more...)

WOYZECK Leads May's Top 10 New London ShowsWOYZECK Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - May 2, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From new takes on Brecht and Buchner to Jez Butterworth's latest and a classic musical, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews (more...)

BWW Feature: FINDING NEVERLAND Tour All Part of Learning to FlyBWW Feature: FINDING NEVERLAND Tour All Part of Learning to Fly
by Katricia Lang - Apr 29, 2017

FINDING NEVERLAND is touring city to city teaching imagination and aviation. (more...)

BWW Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE IS DARK NEUROTIC COMEDY at West Coast PlayersBWW Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE IS DARK NEUROTIC COMEDY at West Coast Players
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Apr 29, 2017

ANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE IS DARK NEUROTIC COMEDY at West Coast Players about regrets and the road not taken. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sir Matthew Bourne Receives Critics' Circle Award for Outstanding Services to the ArtsPhoto Flash: Sir Matthew Bourne Receives Critics' Circle Award for Outstanding Services to the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

This afternoon, Friday 28 April 2017, Sir Matthew Bourne was presented with the Critics' Circle Award for Outstanding Services to the Arts by Graham Watts OBE, Chairman, Dance Section of Critics' Circle & National Dance Awards, at a luncheon held at the National Liberal Club. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Immersive DOWNTOWN ABBEY Exhibition to Launch Worldwide This JuneImmersive DOWNTOWN ABBEY Exhibition to Launch Worldwide This June
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

NBCUniversal International Studios and Imagine Exhibitions will launch'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition' beginning at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. (more...)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Closes 2016-17 Season with MR. JOYPlayMakers Repertory Company Closes 2016-17 Season with MR. JOY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company is proud to present "Mr. Joy," a work by award-winning playwright Daniel Beaty, as the final production of its 2016/17 PRC second stage season. The production is directed by Vivienne Benesch, PlayMakers' Producing Artistic Director, and stars Tangela Large, who returns to PlayMakers after a successful turn in "Detroit '67" in Fall 2016. (more...)

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