Oliver Platt News

Date Of Birth:
January 12, 1960 (54)
Birth Place:
Windsor, ON, CANADA
Gender:
Male
Broadway Blogs - Rooms: a rock romance & Guys and Dolls: a musical fable of Broadway and More...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2009

Today's Broadway Blogs on BroadwayWorld.com from Tuesday, March 17, 2009. (more...)

Review - Rooms: a rock romance & Guys and Dolls: a musical fable of Broadway
by Kristin Salaky - Mar 17, 2009

The opposites attracting plot is probably as old as romantic comedy itself, but even if Rooms: a rock romance follows familiar paths, the Paul Scott Goodman (book/music/lyrics) and Miriam Gordon (book) two-person musical is such a buoyant, funny and upbeat affair that the clichés of the story are conquered by the cleverness and exuberance with which the story is told. Under Scott Schwartz's swift and breezy direction, the 90-minute one-act scoots the audience along on an immensely enjoyable ride. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GUYS & DOLLS Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Mar 05, 2009

Jennifer Cody was the Gypsy Robe recipient for Shrek, the Broadway dynamo passed the robe on to Guys and Dolls ensemble member Lorin Latarro in a fun and emotion filled ceremony. BroadwayWorld's camera shared in the excitement as the cast cheered her on! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Sneak Peek at the Opening Night of GUYS & DOLLS!
by Broadway Beat - Mar 03, 2009

Guys and Dolls starring Oliver Platt ('Nathan Detroit'), Lauren Graham ('Miss Adelaide'), Craig Bierko ('Sky Masterson') and Kate Jennings Grant ('Sarah Brown') celebrated Opening Night on March 1, 2009 and BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were there for the exciting opening night party to bring you interviews with the stars and clips from the show! Packed with such classic hits as 'Fugue for Tinhorns,' 'A Bushel and a Peck,' 'Adelaide's Lament,' 'I'll Know,' 'Guys and Dolls,' 'More I Cannot Wish You,' 'Luck Be A Lady,' and 'Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat,' Guys and Dolls features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. Based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure,' two short stories by Damon Runyon, it also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, most notably 'Pick the Winner'. Tickets to Guys and Dolls are $51.50 - 126.50 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster at (212) 307-4100, www.Ticketmaster.com or in person at the Nederlander Theatre (208 W. 41st Street) Box Office. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Saturday at 8pm, Wednesday & Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 3pm. (more...)

Broadway Blogs - Review Roundup: GUYS & DOLLS and More...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 02, 2009

Today's Broadway Blogs on BroadwayWorld.com from Monday, March 2, 2009. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: 'GUYS & DOLLS' Producers Say Show 'Has Chance, Has Chance' Despite Negative Reviews
by Rialto Chatter - Mar 02, 2009

The New York Times is revealing that while the current Broadway revival of 'Guys and Dolls' opened on Sunday night to widespread negative reviews, the producers held discussions today about the show's future and have decided to keep it running as they believe in the quality of the production. The first step post opening is to focus on advertising and marketing as the reviews give those department less than helpful quotes to nab for media attention. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GUYS & DOLLS Opening Night Party
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 02, 2009

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 5, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). The cast celebrated Opening Night on March 1, 2009 and BroadwayWorld's cameras joined the 'dames and gents' as they partied after the show! (more...)

Photo Coverage: GUYS & DOLLS Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Mar 02, 2009

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 5, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). The cast celebrated Opening Night on March 1, 2009 and BroadwayWorld's cameras greeted the starry arrivals. (more...)

Photo Coverage: GUYS & DOLLS Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - Mar 02, 2009

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 5, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). The cast celebrated Opening Night on March 1, 2009 and BroadwayWorld's camera's rolled the dice with the starry group as they took the first night bows! (more...)

Broadway Blogs - Our Town & Fade Out-Fade In and More...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2009

Today's Broadway Blogs on BroadwayWorld.com from Sunday, March 1, 2009. (more...)

Photo Flash: Guys & Dolls in Previews; Opens at Nederlander Theatre on Broadway Sunday Night, March 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2009

Oliver Platt as 'Nathan Detroit', Lauren Graham as 'Miss Adelaide', Craig Bierko as 'Sky Masterson' and Kate Jennings Grant as 'Sarah Brown' will star in the new production of the greatest American musical comedy GUYS AND DOLLS. 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 5, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Opening Night is March 1, 2009. (more...)

BC/EFA Offers GUYS & DOLLS Opening Night Extraordinary eBay Package
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2009

In-keeping with their our series of 'Extraordinary EBay' packages, Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is proud to announce an online auction item that 'lady luck' has smiled on. (more...)

Motion Picture Academy to Honor Jerry Lewis with Humanitarian Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced today that their board of governors have voted to give Jerry Lewis the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Lewis is to be presented with the special Oscar statuette on February 22, 2009 during the 81st Annual Academy Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: Guys & Dolls Hits Broadway; Opening Night is March 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2009

Oliver Platt as 'Nathan Detroit', Lauren Graham as 'Miss Adelaide', Craig Bierko as 'Sky Masterson' and Kate Jennings Grant as 'Sarah Brown' will star in the new production of the greatest American musical comedy GUYS AND DOLLS. 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 5, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Opening Night is March 1, 2009. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS Moves First Preview To Thursday, February 5th
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2009

The first preview for Guys and Dolls will now take place on Thursday, February 5th at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). The production is delaying its first preview to allow for an extra day of needed technical rehearsal. Audience members scheduled for the February 4th preview performance will be contacted and accommodated for another performance. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS Delays First Broadway Preview, Now Starts 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2009

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 will now begin previews on February 4, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Opening Night is March 1, 2009. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS Moves First Preview To Thursday, February 5th
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2009

The first preview for Guys and Dolls will now take place on Thursday, February 5th at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). The production is delaying its first preview to allow for an extra day of needed technical rehearsal. Audience members scheduled for the February 4th preview performance will be contacted and accommodated for another performance. (more...)

Guys & Dolls Cancels February 4th First Preview
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2009

The first preview for GUYS AND DOLLS will now take place on Thursday, February 5th at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). The production is delaying its first preview to allow for an extra day of needed technical rehearsal. Audience members scheduled for the February 4th preview performance will be contacted and accommodated for another performance. (more...)

Faith Prince & Davis Gaines to Star in Orlando 'Sweeney Todd'
by Beau Higgins - Feb 02, 2009

Broadway's Davis Gaines takes the starring role as the demon barber of Fleet Street along with Tony Award winner Faith Prince as the diabolical Mrs. Lovett. The two have worked together before on several projects including Guys and Dolls in Seattle and In Living Color in New York and Orlando. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2009

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 will now begin previews on February 4, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Opening Night is March 1, 2009. (more...)

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