Nick Hornby News

 

Nick Hornby News

Date of Birth: April 17, 1957 (59)
Birth Place: Maidenhead, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Coming to the Kravis Center for Limited Performance EngagementABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS Coming to the Kravis Center for Limited Performance Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, written by and starring James Lecesne, the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor comes to the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts for a limited performance engagement Friday, December 2 through Sunday, December 4.  (more...)

Pete Travis Film Directing WorkshopPete Travis Film Directing Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

This will be an absolutely unique opportunity to develop your Directing skills with one of today's most versatile directors. (more...)

BWW Interview: BEN FOLDS Talks Songwriting Career, Paper Airplanes & More!BWW Interview: BEN FOLDS Talks Songwriting Career, Paper Airplanes & More!
by Kevin Pollack - Nov 8, 2016

BWW's Kevin Pollack recently sat down with Ben Folds to talk about his career, paper airplanes and more! You can check out that interview here! (more...)

Sam Mendes In Talks to Direct Live-Action JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH for DisneySam Mendes In Talks to Direct Live-Action JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH for Disney
by Movies News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Sam Mendes is in “very early” discussions with Walt Disney Studios to helm a live-action version of JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Announces Development of Two Site-Specific New WorksSan Diego Musical Theatre Announces Development of Two Site-Specific New Works
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

In addition to planning an Off-Broadway series at the Horton Grand Theatre, SDMT is cultivating two, site-specific works; LAST NIGHT IN TOWN - a new musical based on the discography of Ben Folds, and HALL PASS - an immersive musical set and performed in a high school. Both musicals were featured in New York University's Forum on Site-Specific Performance in 2015. LAST NIGHT IN TOWN has another San Diego connection: one of the show's creators, Amy Cordileone, grew up in San Diego and worked locally for many years before moving to New York City. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s New Shakespeare Will Chase in HIGH FIDELITYFLASH FRIDAY: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s New Shakespeare Will Chase in HIGH FIDELITY
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

He can play the suave leading man when called upon, but Will Chase is one of Broadway's leading rock star performers. (more...)

Roleystone Theatre to Present HIGH FIDELITYRoleystone Theatre to Present HIGH FIDELITY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

?A JOURNEY through the world of break-ups, make-ups and music obsession provide hilarious and poignant insights into the world of relationships at Roleystone Theatre this March. (more...)

Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Rylance, and More Win BAFTA AwardsLeonardo DiCaprio, Mark Rylance, and More Win BAFTA Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

The BAFTA Awards were just announced, with Leonardo DiCaprio continuing his winning streak on his march to the Oscars. Check out the full winners list below! (more...)

BWW Review: Refuge Theatre's HIGH FIDELITY Spins a Scruffily, Beautifully Universal StoryBWW Review: Refuge Theatre's HIGH FIDELITY Spins a Scruffily, Beautifully Universal Story
by Patrick O'Brien - Feb 8, 2016

Don't change a thing, HIGH FIDELITY; you make the list. (more...)

HIGH FIDELITY to Launch Refuge Theatre Project's 2016 SeasonHIGH FIDELITY to Launch Refuge Theatre Project's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

For its second season, Refuge Theatre Project will continue its mission of showcasing the work of a new generation of musical theater writers. Company co-founders Ross and Morgan Glynn Egan announced today that the season will open with High Fidelity -- the musical based on Nick Hornby's 1995 novel and on Stephen Frears' 2000 feature-film adaptation that starred Chicago natives John Cusack, Joan Cusack and Lili Taylor. (more...)

Refuge Theatre Project to Open Second Season with HIGH FIDELITYRefuge Theatre Project to Open Second Season with HIGH FIDELITY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Refuge Theatre Project's second season will open on January 29, 2016 with High Fidelity - the musical based on Nick Hornby's 1995 novel and on Stephen Frears' 2000 feature-film adaptation that starred Chicago natives John Cusack, Joan Cusack and Lili Taylor. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles TonightJames Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written by and starring James Lecesne, the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor, begins a limited 23 performance engagement at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, tonight, January 13. The show runs through January 31, 2016 (press opening Thursday January 14). (more...)

BRIDGE OF SPIES, CAROL Top 2016 BAFTA Film Award Nominations; Full ListBRIDGE OF SPIES, CAROL Top 2016 BAFTA Film Award Nominations; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016 have been announced. Bridge of Spies and Carol each receive nine nominations. (more...)

THE BIG SHORT, GAME OF THRONES Among Nominees for USC Scripter Awards; Full ListTHE BIG SHORT, GAME OF THRONES Among Nominees for USC Scripter Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Today, the finalists for USC Libraries' 28th annual Scripter Award were announced. The prize recognizes the year's best adapted screenplays and the author or authors of the written work upon which the screenplay is based. (more...)

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the 15th Annual Movies for Grownups' AwardsAARP The Magazine Announces Nominees for the 15th Annual Movies for Grownups' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

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MAD MAX, FARGO Lead Nominations for 21ST ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS; Full List!MAD MAX, FARGO Lead Nominations for 21ST ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Nominations for THE CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS were announced this morning. Leading the pack for films is MAD MAX: FURY ROAD. FARGO tops the list for television. (more...)

James Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles This WinterJames Lecesne's THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Travels to Los Angeles This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

The critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written by and starring James Lecesne, the writer of the Academy Award-winning film Trevor, will have a limited 23 performance engagement at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Wednesday, January 13 to Sunday, January 31, 2016 (press opening Thursday January 14). (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWMoviesWorld.com for 11/15/2015 - 11/22/2015Hottest Articles on BWWMoviesWorld.com for 11/15/2015 - 11/22/2015
by BWW - Nov 22, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWMoviesWorld.com from 11/15/2015 - 11/22/2015. (more...)

BWW Review: Beautifully Crafted BROOKLYN ShinesBWW Review: Beautifully Crafted BROOKLYN Shines
by Natalie de la Garza - Nov 20, 2015

Directed by John Crowley, BROOKLYN is a beautifully crafted, cohesive film. Though subtle, it is richly layered. The incredibly contained story, scripted by Nick Hornby, is circular, reminding us in multiple places and ways that Eilis' story (both as an immigrant story and a coming of age story) is not unique. (more...)

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Headed to Los Angeles in 2016THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Headed to Los Angeles in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The producers of the critically-acclaimed new play THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY announced today that the play written by and starring James Lecesne will play a strictly limited three week engagement in Los Angeles from Wednesday, January 13, 2016 through Sunday, January 31, 2016 as a guest production at the Kirk Douglas Theatre (9820 Washington Boulevard, Culver City).  The hit play ends its Off-Broadway engagement Sunday, October 18, 2015 at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street). (more...)

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