Michael Shannon News

THE VALLEY OF ASTONISHMENT U.S. Premiere, Marlowe's TAMBURLAINE & More Set or TFANA's Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Theatre for a New Audience Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz announces the second season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn. (more...)

THE LONG SHRIFT, Directed by James Franco, Begins Tonight at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long previously announced that the World Premiere of The Long Shrift, written by Robert Boswell and directed by James Franco, would begin previews tonight, July 7th, 2014. The official opening night is set for July 13th, 2014 and closing night is August 23rd, 2014. (more...)

Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre and Bisno Productions Launch New Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre (Kirsten Fitzgerald, Artistic Director; Rebecca Easton, Managing Director), Chicago's critically acclaimed resident theater company, in association with Bisno Productions (Debbie Bisno, Roberta Pereira), have announced the launch of a new collaborative partnership, A Red Orchid NYC. The newly launched initiative, here in New York, fulfills the expanded mission of the Chicago based company to introduce the Ensemble's original new works to a national audience. (more...)

THE OPPONENT to Swing Into 59E59 Theaters from Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, 7/31-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT begins performances on Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7. Press opening is Wednesday, August 6 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Allie Gallerani, Scott Haze and More to Star in THE LONG SHRIFT, Directed by James Franco; Runs 7/7-8/23 at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced the World Premiere of The Long Shrift, written by Robert Boswell and directed by James Franco, will begin previews July 7th, 2014. The official opening night is set for July 13th, 2014 and closing night is August 23rd, 2014. (more...)

Christopher Cousins & More Join Cast of El Rey Network's MATADOR
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

El Rey Network announced today that Christopher Cousins (Breaking Bad, Revolution), Eve Torres (WWE, The Scorpion King) and Margot Bingham (Boardwalk Empire) have been cast in recurring roles (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Cancels Tomorrow Evening's Performance of THE KILLER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Theatre for a New Audience has canceled the today, June 11, evening performance of The Killer due to a scheduling conflict with production of a television show. The theatre deeply regrets the inconvenience to patrons and supporters. (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Shannon Is a Drunk on Steve Buscemi Web Series!
by TV News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

Michael Shannon plays a drunk on an all-new episode of his 'Boardwalk Empire' co-star Steve Buscemi's web series PARK BENCH. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Brooklyn, NY
by Beverlix Jean-Baptiste - Jun 04, 2014

Beverlix Jean-Baptiste's Top Theatre Picks in Brooklyn! As we know New York City is chalk full of opportunities to see great theatre. But if your a Brooklyn native or looking to catch a play, here are a few of the borough's offerings. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/30/14 - BWW Awards, Rory O'Malley, Drama Desks and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 30, 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 Public Theater hosts two panels on race this weekend, public TV gets in on the Tonys game, Rory O'Malley shows us why it doesn't take a village to raise a child -- it takes a pub, the BWW Awards wrap voting today, and the Drama Desk Awards will be held this Sunday night! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of TFANA's THE KILLER, Starring Michael Shannon
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2014

Watch the video below for a sneak peek at THE KILLER by Eugène Ionesco and newly translated by Michael Feingold, directed by Darko Tresnjak and featuring Kristine Nielsen, Michael Shannon, Paul Sparks, and Robert Stanton in a company of 20 actors! The show opens June 1, and runs through June 29 at Theatre for a New Audience's Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Shannon and More in TFANA's THE KILLER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparksand Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). Last produced Off-Broadway in 1960, The Killer is the final production of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Previews began on, May 17, at 7:30pm for an opening tonight, May 29, and a scheduled run through Sunday, June 29. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Director Edgar Wright Exits Marvel's ANT-MAN
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2014

The studio confirmed the news today, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Wright co-wrote the script with Joe Cornish, and has been with the project since its initial development in 2006. (more...)

TCG Releases Eric Bogosian's 100 (MONOLOGUES); Watch Them Now!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) just announced the publication of 100 (monologues) by Eric Bogosian. The book is a collection of Bogosian's acclaimed monologues, which were originally performed as part of his six Off-Broadway solo shows that premiered between 1980 and 2000. To check out videos of the monologues, a performed by Jessica Hecht, Sebastian Stan, Sam Rockwell, Michael Shannon and more, visit: http://100monologues.com/ (more...)

COMMUNITY's Gillian Jacobs Headed to GIRLS
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2014

Following COMMUNITY's cancellation at NBC, Jacobs has signed on to join Lena Dunham and co. for the fourth season of HBO's hit series GIRLS, according to Variety. She's set to appear in a recurring capacity. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's THE KILLER, Starring Michael Shannon, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE KILLER with Michael Shannon and More at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) plays Berenger in Eugene Ionesco's The Killer in a production that also features Kristine Nielsen, Paul Sparks and Robert Stanton. The Killer is newly translated by Michael Feingold and is directed by Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). Last produced Off-Broadway in 1960, The Killer is the final production of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. Previews begin Today, May 17, at 7:30pm for an opening Thursday, May 29, and a scheduled run through Sunday, June 29. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team in rehearsal below! (more...)

A Red Orchid's THE OPPONENT to Transfer to NYC's 59E59, 7/31-9/7
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

A Red Orchid Theatre announces that its smash-hit, world premiere production of Ensemble Member Brett Neveu's The Opponent, directed by fellow Ensemble Member Karen Kessler, is transferring to NY's 59E59 Theatre this summer, July 31-September 7, 2014. AROT will produce the remount in association with Bisno Productions (Broadway's Tony Nominated Mothers & Sons; Grace starring Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon). The Opponent will feature Ensemble Members Kamal Angelo Bolden and Guy VanSwearingen in the roles they originated during the production's extended run at A Red Orchid in 2012. This collaboration marks the launch of a new partnership with Bisno Productions, under the Company's extended mission to introduce its original work and ensemble to New York audiences: A RED ORCHID NYC. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Tony Nominees Meet the Press, 'RED-EYE' Opens Off-Broadway and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 30, 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: yesterday's Tony nominees meet the press, and we'll be bringing you TONS of coverage! (more...)

Cristin Milioti, Rachel Dratch, Michael Shannon and More Set for Nick Offerman's NIGHT OF 23 STARS, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Nick Offerman's NIGHT OF 23 STARS will take place on May 5, 2014 at 7:30PM. Offerman joins his many fancy friends from the comedy and theater worlds to raise money for scholarships for deserving children to attend the New York YMCA Camp. (more...)

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