The Public Theater announced complete casting today for THE LIBRARY, a new play written by award-winning writer Scott Z. Burns and directed by Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh. THE LIBRARY will begin previews on Tuesday, March 25 in The Public's Newman Theater and run through Sunday, April 27, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 15. (more...)
Following the rapturous reception of the one-night-only concert at the Lyric Theatre, Cool Rider, the cult musical sequel will return to the West End, cool riding into the historic Duchess Theatre from Tuesday 15 to Saturday 19 April 2014 (press night Wednesday 16 April at 8.00pm) it was announced today. On sale now. (more...)
The Public Theater announced today that THE LIBRARY, a world premiere drama written by award-winning writer Scott Z. Burns and directed by Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh, has been added to The Public's 2014 spring season. THE LIBRARY, featuring Chloe Grace Moretz, will run in The Public's Newman Theater from Tuesday, March 25 through Sunday, April 27; with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 15. Additional casting will be announced shortly. (more...)
The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, will be one of the first regional premieres of the Broadway musical sensation The Addams Family. The frightfully delightful world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch come to spooky and spectacular life in this all new story, based on the bizarre and beloved characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams. The magnificently macabre family is put to the test when outsiders come to dinner, hurling them into a night that will change their lives forever. This new musical comedy was created by Jersey Boys' authors Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice and Drama Desk Award winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa. Executive Artistic Director Bradford Kenney said, 'This hilarious family friendly musical has now been seen around the world and we are delighted to create our own production of this spooky, kooky, warm and wonderful, musical comedy. It will be a full scale extravaganza with show stopping musical numbers and all the fun you would expect from America's first family of fright.' The Addams Family is on stage October 1 through 26. Come pay a call on the Addams Family - they're dying to meet you. (more...)
American Horror Story has been attracting high-profile stars over the course of its three seasons, including Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, James Cromwell, Patti LuPone and Joseph Fiennes. Ryan Murphy talking to the press this week, shared the details of his hopes for who he's trying to land for the hit show's next season. (more...)
Hallmark Channel announces a new Hallmark Channel Original Special, “Home & Family Holiday Special,” starring Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare, will air on the network,Monday, November 25 (8:00pm ET/PT, 7:00pm CT). The “Home & Family Holiday Special” will encore on Tuesday, November 26 (10:00 am ET/PT,9:00am CT). (more...)
Anna's Angels, a North Carolina-based non-profit that supports Down syndrome research at Duke Children's Hospital, is pleased to announce its newest and most exciting event designed to showcase the art of individuals with special needs. Conscious Art will be held tonight, November 9 from 6:30-10:30 pm at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts, located at 420 South Tryon Street in Charlotte.
'We are thrilled to be holding our inaugural event in Charlotte in November,' said Pfeiffer. 'We have wanted to grow Anna's Angels, and the Mecklenburg area is a perfect community to help expand our efforts. A local Charlotte family that attends our annual Gala in Cary encouraged us to introduce Anna's Angels to the Charlotte area. We are excited to be here and look forward to sharing Anna's Angels with the community.'
In addition to expanding into the Charlotte market with Conscious Art, Anna's Angels wants to bring awareness to the many talented artists with special needs.
'We know there are extraordinary artists with special needs who would love an opportunity to showcase their work,' said Pfeiffer. 'This will be their gallery to show the community their talents.'
All proceeds from the event go directly to Anna's Angels which funds Down syndrome research at Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center. Over the past 10 years, Anna's Angels has raised more than $1 million for Down syndrome research at Duke by holding a number of fundraising events, including an annual gala and fashion show. This year's gala, which was held in March, featured FOX television's Glee star, Lauren Potter, who has Down syndrome.
For more information on Conscious Art or event sponsorship opportunities, donating to the auction or submitting an art piece, please visit Anna's Angels at annas-angels.org.
About Anna's Angels Foundation
Anna's Angels was founded in 2003 by Andrew Merrills and Michelle Pfeiffer, on behalf of their daughter, who was born with Down syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality which occurs in one of approximately 733 live births. Anna was also diagnosed in 2002 with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), a type of cancer that is more prevalent in people with Down syndrome. Anna's Angels works in partnership with Duke Children's Hospital to raise funds to promote laboratory and clinical research regarding Down syndrome. The vision of Anna's Angels is to improve the cognitive and communicative ability of individuals with Down syndrome while giving them the ability to reach their full potential. For more information, contact Anna's Angels at annas-angels.org or call 919-604-3350. (more...)
The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, is honored to be one of the first regional theatres in the nation to produce the astonishing international musical sensation Billy Elliot and to be selected by Cameron McIntosh to be the American Northeast premiere of his hit musical stage adaptation of The Witches of Eastwick. (more...)
Perhaps the greatest sequel ever told (and then set to music); the much loved cult movie musical GREASE 2will finally join the ranks of screen-to-stage musicals in concert and for one night only at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue on Monday 27 January 2014. (more...)
Rumors have been swirling around for weeks as to why actress Dianna Agron was NOT included in GLEE's tribute episode this past week to deceased star, Cory Monteith, especially after all the time that their characters shared on-screen together in early seasons. (more...)
Coming off of Luc Besson's THE FAMILY, in which she starred opposite Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer, Agron appears to be gunning to break into bigger films, following her other successes on the silver screen such as I AM NUMBER FOUR, THE ROMANTICS and more. (more...)
Sony Movie Channel will have many sweet treats for movie fans in its October lineup with spooky, scary and campy Halloween-themed films as well as sci-fi classics and milestone anniversaries. (more...)
Family entertainment leader Chuck E. Cheese's, Reel FX and Relativity announced today a partnership for the iconic restaurant brand to be featured in the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday animated comedy, 'Free Birds.' In turn, Chuck E. Cheese's locations will feature exclusive 'Free Birds' merchandise as part of the company's fall in-store promotion. The film stars Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler and Woody Harrelson in the story of two turkeys from opposite sides of the track who must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the menu for good. Relativity will distribute the Reel FX-produced 'Free Birds' in theaters across the country on Nov. 1. (more...)
Horror sequel INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 scared up a major box office win this weekend with $41 million. Jason Blum and Oren Peli's Blumhouse production earned just over $20 million on its opening day, Friday the 13th. (more...)
GLEE's Dianna Agron recently spoke with Katie Couric about how she and her fellow castmates are doing following co-star Cory Monteith's death. Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on Saturday, July 13th, as a result of an accidental drug overdose. Watch the interview below. (more...)
INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 is working its subtle horror magic at the box office this weekend with a $20.1 million opening yesterday, Friday the 13th. Jason Blum and Oren Peli's Blumhouse horror sequel is now creeping toward $43 million by Sunday. (more...)
GLEE's Dianna Agron stopped by ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to talk about working with Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer in the new film 'The Family,' opening in theaters today. 'It was a dream come true,' gushed the actress. (more...)
THE FAMILY stars Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Agron, and John D'Leo. The film, directed by Luc Besson and written by Tonino Benacquista (novel), Luc Besson (screenplay) is now in theaters. (more...)