Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42ndStreet). This is a limited engagement. The cast also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' Final casting to be announced. (more...)
Tony Award-winner Hugh Jackman is the latest Broadway star to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In this video, Hugh Jackman and fellow cast members challenge Tom Cruise and the cast of Mission: Impossible 5, the whole staff of William Morris Endeavor, and Oscar Isaac and the Star Wars cast. (more...)
The Venetian Macao announced today that it will host Asia's only VIP screening experience for the opening of The Expendables 3 featuring live appearances by the blockbuster film's iconic lead actors, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, on August 22nd in celebration of the integrated resort's 7th anniversary. The most star-powered film franchise in history raises the bar to unprecedented heights with a dream team of global superstars, explosive stunts and mind-boggling weaponry as the mercenary group comes face to face with ruthless arms dealer and Expendables co-founder Conrad Stonebanks whose mission is to wipe out the entire team. (more...)
Cinedigm Corp. (CIDM) and Cinema Management Group (CMG) announced today they have entered into a multi-year home entertainment distribution deal for the award-winning Moriah Films' documentary film collection (more...)
Film and stage legend and two-time Tony Award winner Lauren Bacall, passed away on Tuesday morning (first reported by TMZ) at the age of 89. The legendary actress suffered a massive stroke and died at home according to a family member. BroadwayWorld.com has now confirmed the sad news. (more...)
ARTISTIC NEW DIRECTION (AND) will present the New York premiere of FELICITAS, as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC, written and performed by Libby Skala (Best Solo Performer, A Time To Dance - London Fringe Theatre Festival; Off-Bway: Lilia!; Film: Birth with Nicole Kidman), with original music written and performed by Steven May, and directed by Artistic New Direction's Co-Artistic Director Janice L. Goldberg (The Kennedy Center Gold Medallion Award). (more...)
A few months ago, it was announed that Joanna Froggatt, known for her role as DOWNTON ABBEY maid 'Anna,' would star as 'Becca' in the London premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE. The play was set to begin previews at the Vaudeville Theatre on September 11.
But recently, The Stage reported that this date has been postponed due to 'scheduling issues.' Producers Creative Management and Productions, James Quaife Productions, and Celia Atkin released a statement saying 'Our production of Rabbit Hole will be postponed from the planned September opening at the Vaudeville Theatre as due to a late shift in schedules, it is unable to go ahead at this time.' (more...)
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: It's the Fourth of July (yay!) and PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH and NBC's MACY'S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR round up some of the hottest talent from Broadway and the music scene tonight, THEATER TALK remembers 1776's Peter Stone, and Center Stage's digital project MY AMERICA launches on Fandor! (more...)
ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The country'sfirst-ever male-centricand female-centric over-the-air broadcast television networksGrit (For Men) and Escape (For Women) have acquired the television rights to 157 demo-targeted motion pictures in a multi-year licensing agreement with NBCUniversalTelevision & New Media Distribution, U.S. & Canada, it wasannounced today. (more...)
Oscar- and Tony-winning costume designer Ann Roth will appear at New York's Drama Book Shop on June 26 for a Q&A and book-signing of The Designs of Ann Roth, just published by USITT.
Roth will take questions and sign books beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at The Drama Book Shop, 250 W. 40th St., New York City.
The Designs of Ann Roth, by Holly Poe Durbin and Bonnie Kruger, is the latest in USITT's series of monographs on famous American theatrical designers. (more...)