Oliver Platt News

Date of Birth: January 12, 1960 (57)
Birth Place: Windsor, ON, CANADA
Gender: Male

by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Brian D'Arcy James, Richard Thomas, Bryce Pinkham, Jay O. Sanders, Ari Graynor, Katherine Waterston, Emily Young, Oliver Platt, Justin Levine and Heath Calvert and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham will celebrate the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue tonight, October 15 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public. The evening will feature songs and selected readings centered on politics, money and power. Limited tickets to the one-night-only event are $20 and on sale now at (212) 967-7555 or http://www.joespub.com/. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Brian D'Arcy James, Richard Thomas, Bryce Pinkham, Jay O. Sanders, Ari Graynor, Katherine Waterston, Emily Young, Oliver Platt, Justin Levine and Heath Calvert and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham will celebrate the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue on Monday, October 15 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public. The evening will feature songs and selected readings centered on politics, money and power. Limited tickets to the one-night-only event are $20 and on sale now at (212) 967-7555 or http://www.joespub.com/. (more...)

HITCHCOCK, LIFE OF PI Among AFI FESTIVAL's Gala LineupHITCHCOCK, LIFE OF PI Among AFI FESTIVAL's Gala Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

The American Film Institute's annual festival announced the line up for its Centerpiece Galas today. Featured in the top spots will be Ang Lee's Life Of Pi, Walter Salles' On The Road, DreamWorks Animation's Rise Of The Guardians and Jacques Audiard's Rust And Bone starring Marion Cotillard. Also included will be the world premiere of HITCHCOCK, starring Anthony Hopkins in the title role. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trailer for Leighton Meester's THE ORANGES, in Theaters Today, 10/5STAGE TUBE: Trailer for Leighton Meester's THE ORANGES, in Theaters Today, 10/5
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2012

THE ORANGES will be released in theaters today, October 5th. The comedy drama is directed by Julian Farino and stars Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Adam Brody, Oliver Platt, Allison Janney and Alia Shawkat, Check out the newly released trailer below! (more...)

American Theatre Wing's 2012 Gala Sets Record as Highest Grossing in Wing HistoryAmerican Theatre Wing's 2012 Gala Sets Record as Highest Grossing in Wing History
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Heather Hitchens, Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing, has announced that the Wing's 2012 Gala, held Monday, September 24 at The Plaza Hotel, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising just shy of $600,000. (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Theatre Wing 2012 Gala Honors the Redgrave FamilyPhoto Coverage: American Theatre Wing 2012 Gala Honors the Redgrave Family
by Walter McBride - Sep 25, 2012

Last night, a slew of celebrity guests were on hand for The American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala, which celebrated its 95th Anniversary of service to the American theatre by honoring the Redgrave Family for its outstanding work and invaluable contributions to the theatrical community. (more...)

Cinedigm Acquires Digital Rights for LOVE MARILYNCinedigm Acquires Digital Rights for LOVE MARILYN
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2012

Submarine Entertainment announced today that it has sold US DVD/Digital/VOD rights to Cinedigm Entertainment Group to Oscar Nominated Director Liz Garbus's feature documentary film LOVE MARILYN. Submarine previously sold US TV rights to HBO Documentary Films at the Toronto Film Festival and has also sold all Canadian rights to Mongrel Media and Airline Rights to Jaguar Distribution. (more...)

TO SIR, WITH LOVE Airs on Reel 13 Tonight, 9/22TO SIR, WITH LOVE Airs on Reel 13 Tonight, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2012

Sidney Poitier's 'To Sir, With Love,' the story of an idealistic engineer who takes a teaching job and faces a group of rough and disorderly white high school students from London's East End will air as the culmination of American Graduate Day tonight, September 22 at 9 p.m. on Reel 13. (more...)

HBO Acquires TV Rights to Liz Garbus' LOVE, MARILYN DocumentaryHBO Acquires TV Rights to Liz Garbus' LOVE, MARILYN Documentary
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2012

HBO Documentary Films has acquired the U.S. television rights to Oscar(R)-nominated director Liz Garbus' feature documentary film LOVE, MARILYN, it was announced today. The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival and a Gala Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday evening. (more...)

HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Liz Garbus' LOVE, MARILYNHBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Liz Garbus' LOVE, MARILYN
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

HBO Documentary Films has acquired the U.S. television rights to Oscar-nominated director Liz Garbus' feature documentary film LOVE, MARILYN, it was announced today. The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival and a Gala Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday evening. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Trailer for Leighton Meester's THE ORANGESSTAGE TUBE: Trailer for Leighton Meester's THE ORANGES
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2012

THE ORANGES will be released in theaters on October 5th. The comedy drama is directed by Julian Farino and stars Leighton Meester, Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Adam Brody, Oliver Platt, Allison Janney and Alia Shawkat, Check out the newly released trailer below! (more...)

Hot Trailer: THE ORANGES Starring Oliver Platt and Allison Janney!Hot Trailer: THE ORANGES Starring Oliver Platt and Allison Janney!
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

The Oranges is an romantic comedy by Likely Story and Olympic Pictures that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2011 and will be released by ATO Pictures on October 5, 2012. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Hilty, Michele & More in DOROTHY OF OZ FilmSTAGE TUBE: First Look - Hilty, Michele & More in DOROTHY OF OZ Film
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2012

The first trailer has been released for the upcoming CG animated musical feature film currently in production, DOROTHY OF OZ. The film will feature voiceovers by a host of Broadway veterans including Lea Michele as Dorothy Gale, Bernadette Peters as Glinda, Kelsey Grammer as Tin Man, Megan Hilty as China Princess, Hugh Dancy as Marshall Mallow, Patrick Stewart as Tugg and Martin Short as Jester. Check out the trailer below which features a song from Lea Michele. (more...)

TO SIR, WITH LOVE Airs 9/22 on Reel 13TO SIR, WITH LOVE Airs 9/22 on Reel 13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2012

Sidney Poitier's 'To Sir, With Love,' the story of an idealistic engineer who takes a teaching job and faces a group of rough and disorderly white high school students from London's East End will air as the culmination of American Graduate Day on Saturday, September 22 at 9 p.m. on Reel 13. (more...)

Faith Prince Brings TOTAL FAITH to Cape May Playhouse Tonight, 7/23Faith Prince Brings TOTAL FAITH to Cape May Playhouse Tonight, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

Cape May Stage will welcome another Broadway legend to the Robert Shackleton Playhouse. Tonight, July 23rd at 8pm, Faith Prince brings her critically-acclaimed one woman show Total Faith to Cape May. (more...)

Faith Prince to Make Provincetown Debut, 7/26 & 27Faith Prince to Make Provincetown Debut, 7/26 & 27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

Faith Prince is a Tony Award winner for the acclaimed revival of Guys and Dolls, a Tony nominee for Bells are Ringing and A Catered Affair, a featured star of The Little Mermaid, and a regular on Lifetime TV's hit series Drop Dead Diva, in the role of Brooke Elliott's mother, Elaine. On July 26th and 27th, she will make her Provincetown debut with two shows at The Art House, joined by Seth Rudetsky at piano. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Faith Prince Returns to DROP DEAD DIVA July 15th & September 9thFaith Prince Returns to DROP DEAD DIVA July 15th & September 9th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

Broadway Diva Faith Prince returns to Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva" as Elaine Bingum, mother of series star Jane (played by another Broadway Diva - Brooke Elliot). This season, Prince, a "Drop Dead Diva" semi-regular, is back for two episodes. (more...)

Faith Prince Brings TOTAL FAITH to Cape May Playhouse, 7/23Faith Prince Brings TOTAL FAITH to Cape May Playhouse, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

Cape May Stage will welcome another Broadway legend to the Robert Shackleton Playhouse. On Monday, July 23rd at 8pm, Faith Prince brings her critically-acclaimed one woman show Total Faith to Cape May. (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT Concludes Run for Shakespeare in the Park; INTO THE WOODS Begins 7/23AS YOU LIKE IT Concludes Run for Shakespeare in the Park; INTO THE WOODS Begins 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

AS YOU LIKE IT, the first of Shakespeare in the Park's season offerings, concludes its run tonight. It will be followed by INTO THE WOODS, which begins July 23. (more...)

Review - As You Like It: Into The BackwoodsReview - As You Like It: Into The Backwoods
by Ben Peltz - Jun 23, 2012

Backwoods 1800s America proves an unlikely, but ideal setting for Shakespeare's As You Like It in director Daniel Sullivan's enormously entertaining Delacorte production that mixes dexterous wordplay with rowdy comedy. (more...)

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