Meryl Streep News

Photo Flash: First Look at Lindsay Lohan & More in West End's SPEED-THE-PLOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Theatre Royal Bath Productions is featuring Richard Schiff, Nigel Lindsay and Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW at London's Playhouse Theatre for a strictly limited run. A high-octane modern classic, SPEED-THE-PLOW is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled with Mamet's trademark wit and mesmerizing dialogue. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Hosts Barista Spelling Bee in Honor of National Coffee Day!
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

In honor of National Coffee Day, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE thought it would be fun to organize a friendly competition between some of the coffee industry's best spellers. (more...)

freeFall to Open Season with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

freeFall Theatre's 2014/15 season, AN ESCAPE FROM REALITY, opens with Stephen Sondheim's classic musical take on what happens after happily ever after. INTO THE WOODS is one of freeFall's top-requested shows and is the second Sondheim musical produced at the theatre since the inaugural production of THE FROGS in 2010. Artistic Director Eric Davis has created a new and exciting staging that will delight and intrigue audiences of all ages with its imaginative storytelling. (more...)

BWW Interviews: TUTS' Actor Michael Brian Dunn Talks VICTOR/VICTORIA
by Katricia Lang - Sep 26, 2014

I talk with actor Michael Brian Dunn about VICTOR/VICTORIA, Dick Van Dyke, Meryl Streep, and his experience working on the stage and screen. (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre to Honor Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Today, Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director of Encompass New Opera Theatre and Gala Honorary Chairs Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, Tony Kushner and Maury Yeston announced the October 26th star-studded musical salute honoring two luminaries of the American musical theater -- Tony and Academy Award-winning legend Joel Grey and celebrated, award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME! to Play T.Schreiber Theatre, 10/15-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

A young man looks toward the future even as he finds himself remembering the past in Brian Friel's comedic drama Philadelphia, Here I Come!, presented by T. Schreiber Theatre at 151 West 26th Street on the 7th floor. Directed by Jake Turner, Philadelphia, Here I Come! will run from October 15 through November 22 with performances Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's to Open 40th Season with Three Octets, Beg. 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

To celebrate its 40th anniversary this season, Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) turned to works that have been favorites among its musicians and audiences as the starting point for its Chamber Music Series programs. For the season-opening concerts in late October at The Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, the genesis of the program was the Schubert Octet, a work beloved and frequently performed by St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble throughout its history. (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Pitches MEAN GIRLS Sequel with Cheating Housewives!
by Movies News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

In an all-new interview with TimeOut London, Lindsay Lohan talks about making her West End theatrical debut in David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow and a recent idea she had for a sequel to her hit film, 'Mean Girls.' (more...)

VIDEO: Terrell Owens & More Appear in JIMMY KIMMEL's #MeanTweets NFL Edition
by - Sep 24, 2014

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE collected some of those nasty comments and put them all together for a special NFL edition of Mean Tweets (more...)

UPDATE: Character Names in Disney's INTO THE WOODS Movie Unchanged from Stage Version
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

This just in! Theatre fans need not worry, as we're told that the character names in Disney's upcoming film of INTO THE WOODS *are* faithful to the original material. Some incorrect names were published online in error and have now been corrected. (more...)

New INTO THE WOODS Movie Social Media Poster Released
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 19, 2014

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS is coming to movie theaters nationwide on Christmas Day and a new social media image has been unveiled on the official website following the release of a new poster earlier this week. (more...)

Ang Lee to Direct Film Adaptation of BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar®-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Movie Character Names To Be Disney-fied?
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 19, 2014

The feature film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's celebrated fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS is quickly approaching with a Christmas Day release and the recently updated official website offers some intriguing adjustments to the names of some of the characters depicted. (more...)

Ang Lee to Helm Film Adaptation of BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/17/14 - 'BOUNTIFUL' in LA, TO THE BONE, Bridget Everett and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 17, 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: THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL makes its West Coast debut starring Cicely Tyson, TO THE BONE opens off-Broadway, Bridget Everett opens her show at the Public and AMERICA'S GOT TALENT welcomes stage stars for its finale this evening! (more...)

Meryl Streep Featured in All-New INTO THE WOODS Poster Art!
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Disney has just released all-new poster art for the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of INTO THE WOODS. The film hits theaters on December 25th. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WITTENBERG at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre presents the New Jersey premiere of the award-winning play WITTENBERG by David Davalos, in which he ingeniously manipulates time and space to unite an unusual trio-Doctor Faustus, Martin Luther, and Hamlet-for a witty and provocative debate about faith, fate, existence, and tennis. The 'big questions,' the enigmas that eternally puzzle mankind, are given clever and delightfully quirky forum in this contemporary riff on the age-old and eternal conudrums. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tommy Lee Jones Stars in Western Drama THE HOMESMAN
by Movies News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

A new trailer for THE HOMESMAN, starring Tommy Lee Jones, is now available to review, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies . The film hits theaters on November 14, 2014. (more...)

They're Going Back to the Woods! Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine Set for INTO THE WOODS Reunion at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Audiences have an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to journey back into the woods and American musical theater history with the creators and original Broadway cast of the award-winning musical Into the Woods on Sunday, November 9 at 6 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. Part conversation, part musical selections, this one-night-only reunion celebration is being written and produced by Eileen Roberts in association with Segerstrom Center for the Arts. It features special guests composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim and author and director James Lapine, along with original Broadway cast members Bernadette Peters (The Witch), Joanna Gleason (The Baker's Wife), Chip Zien (The Baker), Robert Westenberg (Cinderella's Prince and Wolf), Kim Crosby (Cinderella), Danielle Ferland (Little Red Riding Hood) and Ben Wright (Jack). Mo Rocca is the moderator; Tedd Firth is the musical director. (more...)

VIDEO: Lena Dunham Talks Bringing Her Parents to the Emmys on KIMMEL
by TV News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

'Girls' star Lena Dunham stopped by last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to talk about being hungry at the recent Emmy awards and what it was like to bring her parents to the awards show. (more...)

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