Meryl Streep News

Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Open 7/29 at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Join the quest for the Holy Grail July 29-August 3 with Monty Python's Spamalot. Based on the classic film comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Spamalot is the award-winning Broadway musical that took the Tony Awards by storm in 2005. (more...)

SIGHTING: Vanna White Attends MAMMA MIA! at the New Tropicana Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

On Saturday, July 19, 'Wheel of Fortune' hostess Vanna White attended the smash-hit musical MAMMA MIA! at The New Tropicana Las Vegas. Vanna went backstage to meet the cast and was greeted with a fun surprise by the company-they had created 'Wheel of Fortune'-type letters spelled out as M-A-M-M-A-M-I-A (pictured in attached photo). Vanna and the cast had a fun time posing with the letters as she expressed her excitement for their performance. (more...)

CATS, Starring Elizabeth Stanley, Ken T. Prymus and More, Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Jellicle cats come one, come all! Join the Jellicle Ball, today, July 18 through July 27 with Pittsburgh CLO's production of CATS! A talented company of felines will bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's mysterious masterpiece to life on the Benedum Center stage. (more...)

InDepth InterView Special Flashback: Elaine Stritch
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 17, 2014

AUTHOR'S NOTE: One of the most iconic Broadway leading ladies in theatrical history, in honor of her passing earlier today at the age of 89, let us revisit this career-spanning InDepth InterView with the one and only Elaine Stritch. As a personal aside, following the conclusion of the interview proper the conversation between Ms. Stritch and I continued for several more minutes and she emphatically relayed to me that this had been her favorite interview to date and that she was incredibly appreciative and pleased with being questioned about the topics chosen herein. The following is reprinted exactly as it originally appeared here on BroadwayWorld on February 17. Hats off to a dynamite dame. (more...)

Dermot Mulroney Lands Recurring Role on Showtime's SHAMELESS
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend's Wedding) has joined season five of the critically acclaimed hit SHOWTIME comedy series SHAMELESS, guest starring in a season-long story arc. Mulroney will play ex-bad boy and recovering addict Sean Pierce, Fiona's (Emmy Rossum) new manager at Patsy's Pies. As their relationship turns flirtatious and their tension grows, will they be able to overcome their weakness for each other? (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/16- Tony Kushner
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

Happy Birthday Tony Kushner! Kushner's best known work is Angels in America, a seven-hour epic about the AIDS epidemic in Reagan-era New York, which was later adapted into a miniseries for which Kushner wrote the screenplay. His other plays include Hydriotaphia, Slavs!: Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness, A Bright Room Called Day, Homebody/Kabul, and the book for the musical Caroline, or Change. His new translation of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children was performed at the Delacorte Theater in the summer of 2006 starring Meryl Streep and directed by George C. Wolfe. Kushner has also adapted Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan, Corneille's The Illusion, and S. Ansky's play The Dybbuk. (more...)

VIDEO: Anne Hathaway Rocks Out in New Jenny Lewis Music Video!
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

In the just-released music video for the 'Just One of the Guys' track, Lewis has recruited some of her celebrity friends, including Anne Hathaway and Kristen Stewart. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Movie Set For Reshoots?
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 14, 2014

Disney's hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale-themed musical INTO THE WOODS looks like it will be adding some new material to what's already been shot in the form of a month of reshoots coming up according to a new social media post. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/11/14 - HBO With Nichols and O'Brien, Wopat and Jackson Croon at the Club, ATOMIC and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 11, 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: HBO is filming Mike Nichols and Jack O'Brien in conversation tonight, Tom Wopat and Cheyenne Jackson are bringing their solo acts to separate clubs, and ATOMIC opens off-Broadway this Sunday! (more...)

Meryl Streep to Star in Tony Award Winning Play MASTER CLASS for HBO
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Oscar(R) winner Mike Nichols ('The Graduate,' HBO's 'Angels in America') will direct Academy Award(R) winner Meryl Streep ('The Iron Lady,' 'Sophie's Choice') in MASTER CLASS (more...)

VIDEO: New Footage THE GIVER Set to One Republic's 'Ordinary Human'
by Movies News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

New footage from the highly anticipated film THE GIVER has arrived, set to the tune of the new One Republic track 'Ordinary Human', featured on the film's soundtrack. Check it out below! (more...)

JIMMY KIMMEL Announces Birth of Baby Girl on Twitter!
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Late night host JIMMY KIMMEL announced the birth of his daughter on Twitter today (more...)

Bravo Top Cable Network in P18-49 & P25-54 on Sunday
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Wedding bells rang as Bravo Media was the #1 cable network in primetime this past Sunday night among P18-49 and P25-54 driven by “The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi's Wedding,” “What Watch Happens Live” and “Married to Medicine. (more...)

ABC Announces Return of STAND UP TO CANCER, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (more...)

Star-Studded STAND UP TO CANCER Broadcast Set for 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT / 7 pm CT. (more...)

The Weinstein Company Announces 'The Giver Movie Premiere For Good' in Partnership with CrowdRise and Eventbrite
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Weinstein Company today announced 'The Giver Movie Premiere for Good' in partnership with CrowdRise and Eventbrite. The event gives movie fans an unparalleled opportunity to attend a major movie premiere with their favorite stars, by participating in an online fundraising campaign for the arts. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Tricks U.S. Soccer Fans on 'Lie Witness News' Segment!
by TV News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC, the show went out onto Hollywood Blvd and found people who claimed to be big fans of the US soccer team and asked them how they think Landon Donovan has been playing so far. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel & Susan Sarandon Recreate 'Thelma & Louise' Selfie
by TV News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC, host Jimmy and guest Susan Sarandon recreated the classic selfie from the film Thelma & Louise. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Presents the World Premiere of CEDARS at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 7/23-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group presents James Naughton in the world premiere of Cedars at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge. Opening Night is July 26 at 8pm. Preview performances begin on July 23 at 8pm and the production closes August 9 at 8pm. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL Translates Trey Songz 'Na Na' for Old People to Understand!
by TV News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Trey Songz has a hit song called 'Na Na.' It's catchy, but if you're older it might be hard to catch all the slang and understand the lyrics. (more...)

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