Oliver Platt News

Date Of Birth:
January 12, 1960 (54)
Birth Place:
Windsor, ON, CANADA
Gender:
Male
Oliver Platt Joins Laura Linney in Showtime's 'The C Word'
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2009

The Hollywood Reporter confirms that stage and screen star Oliver Platt is set to co-star opposite Laura Linney in the Bill Condon-helmed dark comedy series 'The C Word' for Showtime. (more...)

Footloose Star Kevin Bacon To Participate In LA Times Live Webcam Chat Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2009

Emmy Award nominee Kevin Bacon will sit down for a live chat with the Los Angeles Times' TheEnvelope.com. The actor will participate in the chat today, August 14 at 3 p.m. PDT / 6 p.m. EDT. (more...)

Recent 'DOLL' Graham Tells NY Post 'Broadway Knocked Me Out'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2009

GUYS AND DOLLS star Lauren Graham dishes to Cindy Adams in the author's recent NY Post column. (more...)

'Snake Eyes' For Ritchie's 'GUYS & DOLLS', But 'Lucky Sevens' For Possible Jackman Led Remake
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2009

Variety reports that the much rumored story that Guy Ritchie is readying a remake of 'GUYS & DOLLS' has bothered the rights holders of the musical so much that they sought out the Ritchie's reps to find out how he could be working a movie they hadn't given a blessing to in the first place. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Justin Timberlake To Star In Guy Ritchie's GUYS AND DOLLS Remake?
by Rialto Chatter - Jul 01, 2009

Pop superstar Justin Timberlake may be headed to the silver screen in Guy Richie's upcoming remake of GUYS AND DOLLS. The performer is said to have agreed to star in one of Richie's new films, and the pair 'shook hands over a whisky at the Punch Bowl pub in Mayfair' to confirm the arrangement, reports Britain's The Sun. (more...)

FROST/NIXON's Peter Morgan Joins Writing Team For Next 'BOND' Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2009

Variety is reporting that 'Frost/Nixon' playwright and screenwriter Peter Morgan has signed on to the writing team for the upcoming James Bond 23. (more...)

Good Theater At St. Lawrence Arts Holds Auditions For Upcoming Season 6/10, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2009

Good Theater, the professional theater in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center will hold auditions on June 10 & 11 for its upcoming season. Auditions will be by appointment only and auditionees should call the Good Theater office at 207-885-5883 to make an appointment. (more...)

'GUYS and DOLLS' To Play Final Broadway 'Crap Game' On June 14th, 2010/2011 Tour Planned
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2009

Guys and Dolls will close on Broadway on June 14th, the show will have played 28 previews and 113 performances. Guys and Dolls stars Oliver Platt ('Nathan Detroit'), Lauren Graham ('Miss Adelaide'), Craig Bierko ('Sky Masterson') and Kate Jennings Grant ('Sarah Brown'). The first joint Broadway project by two-time Tony Award winning director Des McAnuff and choreographer Sergio Trujillo since their collaboration on the Tony Award winning musical Jersey Boys, Guys and Dolls began previews on February 5th, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Opening Night took place on March 1st, 2009 (more...)

Photo Coverage: The American Theatre Wing's 63rd Annual Tony Awards - Faces and Fashions!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2009

The American Theatre Wing's 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 7, 2009 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. There were famous faces and fantastic fashions on the Tony red carpet and you can see them all right here on BWW! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2009 Tony Awards Gala Ball
by BWW - Jun 08, 2009

The American Theatre Wing's 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 7, 2009 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The stars mixed and mingled after the big event at the official Tony Awards Gala Ball. BroadwayWorld's cameras were there to capture the festive event! (more...)

Dolly, Elton, Liza, Stockard and Poison Perform at 2009 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2009

Additional performances for the 63rd Annual Tony Awards® Telecast were announced today. Dolly Parton along with the cast of 9 to 5: The Musical; Elton John with the cast of Billy Elliot, The Musical; Liza Minnelli; Stockard Channing; and the band Poison along with the cast of Rock of Ages, will be taking the stage, joining previously announced performances by this year's Tony-nominated Best Musicals and Best Musical Revivals, including: Billy Elliot, The Musical; Guys and Dolls; HAIR; Next to Normal; Pal Joey; Rock of Ages; Shrek the Musical; and West Side Story. (more...)

Dramatists Guild Issues Statement Objecting Omission From Tony Awards Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2009

The Dramatists Guild of America has issued a stern statement regarding the presumed omission of the 'Best Book of a Musical' award from the Tony Award Ceremony this Sunday. The full statement from the D.G.A. President, noted Composer Stephen Schwartz, is as follows: (more...)

Benanti And Mitchell To Present Creative Arts Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2009

Laura Benanti and Brian Stokes Mitchell will host the Creative Arts portion of the 2009 Tony Awards. At 7pm, viewers will be able to login at TonyAwards.com to watch the Creative Arts categories immediately prior to the CBS Broadcast. It is not yet known which awards will fill this segment, however last year's categories included Best Orchestrations and the Design awards. (more...)

Dolly, Elton, Liza, Stockard and Poison Join Roster of 2009 Tony Awards Performers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2009

Additional performances for the 63rd Annual Tony Awards® Telecast were announced today. Dolly Parton along with the cast of 9 to 5: The Musical; Elton John with the cast of Billy Elliot, The Musical; Liza Minnelli; Stockard Channing; and the band Poison along with the cast of Rock of Ages, will be taking the stage, joining previously announced performances by this year's Tony-nominated Best Musicals and Best Musical Revivals, including: Billy Elliot, The Musical; Guys and Dolls; HAIR; Next to Normal; Pal Joey; Rock of Ages; Shrek the Musical; and West Side Story. (more...)

'BILLY', 'SHREK', 'ROCK' and More Set to Perform On Tony Awards Telecast, Full Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2009

Featured performances for the 63rd Annual Tony Awards were announced today. The Tony Awards telecast on Sunday, June 7th will feature performances by each of the Tony-nominated Best Musicals and Best Musical Revivals, including: Billy Elliot, The Musical; Guys and Dolls; Hair; Next to Normal; Pal Joey; Rock of Ages; Shrek the Musical; and West Side Story. Additionally, The Tony Awards will feature special performances from three touring shows - Jersey Boys, Legally Blonde The Musical and Mamma Mia! (more...)

Caroline Rhea Kicks Off Summer Lineup For Bay Street's Comedy Series 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2009

If you need a good laugh, Bay Street Theatre will be the place to be on Monday nights this summer. Stand-up comedian and actress Caroline Rhea will kick off an all-star line up of Bay Street's comedy series on June 8 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

'Guy' and 'DOLLS', Ritchie Working on Big Screen Musical Remake
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2009

The UK Sun is reporting that filmmaker Guy Ritchie is reportedly in Hollywood to begin writing a script for a big screen remake of Guys And Dolls. (more...)

TONY Awards Announce Roster of Star Presenters for June 7th Awards Telecast
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2009

Presenters for the 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry Tony Awards® were announced today. Presenters will not only introduce the evening's various performances, but will also present the Tony Awards to the winners in each of the 27 competitive categories. Lucie Arnaz, Kate Burton, Kristin Chenoweth, Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, Edie Falco, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher, Jane Fonda, Hallie Foote, James Gandolfini, Lauren Graham, Colin Hanks, Marcia Gay Harden, Nicole Kidman, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Lange, Frank Langella, Angela Lansbury, Audra McDonald, David Hyde Pierce, Piper Perabo, Oliver Platt, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Spacey, John Stamos, Chandra Wilson, and many others will take the stage in celebration of Broadway's biggest night. (more...)

'Get Lucky' with BWW's GUYS AND DOLLS Discount Special, Buy One Ticket Get 2nd For $7.77!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2009

GUYS AND DOLLS is back on Broadway in a dazzling new production. Now you can join the fun and 'get lucky' with the new 'Lucky Sevens' BWW Discount for tickets to the revival of the classic New York Musical! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'GUYS and DOLLS' Stars Lauren Graham and Oliver Platt Join the Sardi's 'Wall of Fame'
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2009

Guys and Dolls stars Oliver Platt ('Nathan Detroit'), Lauren Graham ('Miss Adelaide') were honored with their very own caricature unveiling at the world famous Broadway eatery, Sardi's Restaurant (234 West 44th Street) on Tuesday, May 12th. (more...)

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