Oliver Platt News

Date Of Birth:
January 12, 1960 (54)
Birth Place:
Windsor, ON, CANADA
Gender:
Male
Tituss Burgess Performs COMFORTABLE Selections at The Cutting Room, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

TITUSS BURGESS - the rising R&B vocalist and songwriter who has starred on television in the Emmy Award winning NBC comedy "30 Rock" and on Broadway in Jersey Boys and The Little Mermaid - will celebrate his exciting and personal debut R&B/Soul album Comfortable with a special concert event at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street in New York) on Monday, May 13 at 9:00 PM. Tickets, $15 in advance and $20 at the door, include a copy of the CD and are available at Ticketfly.com. A full dinner is available and there is a $20 food and beverage minimum. Comfortable will be available on Tuesday, May 14 at iTunes, Amazon.com and CDBaby.com. (more...)

Crime and Intrigue Coming to Thirteen's REEL 13 This April
by TV News Desk - Apr 04, 2013

Crime, mysteries, and intrigue on REEL 13 in April on THIRTEEN. Several major indie actresses shine in strong performances throughout the month (more...)

Faith Prince to Release 'Total Faith' Album on 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2013

The first new album from Broadway legend Faith Prince in 13 years is set for release on Broadway Records. 'Total Faith: Live from the Royal Room at The Colony' was recorded live at the Royal Room of the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida in Spring, 2010 and will be released on April 16, 2013 and is available for pre-order athttp://amzn.com/B00BT0NPI4. The digital release will be available on April 12th. (more...)

Finn Wittrock, Sarah Wayne Callies and Shuler Hensley to Lead THE GUARDSMAN at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced Finn Wittrock as The Actor, Sarah Wayne Callies as The Actress, and Shuler Hensley as The Critic in the Kennedy Center production of The Guardsman in the Eisenhower Theater May 25 to June 23, 2013. Based on the 1910 comedy by Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnar, The Guardsman features a new literal translation by Richard Nelson and is directed by Gregory Mosher. The press opening will take place on Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Summertime Entertainment's LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN Signs Major Distribution Deal in U.S. and Canada
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

Summertime Entertainment has inked a deal with Clarius Entertainment for a wide theatrical release, with significant prints & advertising support in the U.S. and Canada, for the 3-D animated musical film "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return." The release date will be slated for 1stquarter of 2014. As part of the pact, Home Entertainment will be provided by a major studio partner, with sub-distribution rights handled by others. The company is beginning discussions for international distribution for the film, which had a prior working title "Dorothy of Oz." (more...)

Lea Michele, Bernadette Peters, Megan Hilty and More Lend Voices to Musical Film LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN; Set for 2014 Release
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

Summertime Entertainment has inked a deal with Clarius Entertainment for a wide theatrical release, with significant prints & advertising support in the U.S. and Canada, for the 3-D animated musical film 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return.' The release date will be slated for 1st quarter of 2014. As part of the pact, Home Entertainment will be provided by a major studio partner, with sub-distribution rights handled by others. The company is beginning discussions for international distribution for the film, which had a prior working title 'Dorothy of Oz.' (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Presents GUYS & DOLLS, Now thru 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2013

South Bend Civic Theatre bets on fun with Guys and Dolls tonight, March 1-17. (more...)

Eden Riegel Set to Return for ALL MY CHILDREN Online Revival
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Eden Riegel is set to reprise her EMMY award winning role as Bianca Montgomory as a cameo guest arc in the online revival of the ABC daytime drama ALL MY CHILDREN. Ms. Riegel's sensitive portrayal of Daytime's first ever soap heroine to come out of the closet garnered her a Daytime Emmy Award, multiple Soap Opera Digest Awards and four Emmy Award Nominations. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Trailer for Final Season of Showtime's THE BIG C
by TV News Desk - Feb 08, 2013

Showtime's hit drama series THE BIG C will not return to the air until Monday, April 29th but you can get a sneak peek at the show's final season. Below, check out a trailer, for the cable network series entitled 'Hereafter'! (more...)

Photo Flash: Oliver Platt Visits WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 02, 2013

This afternoon, February 2, 2013, the cast and crew of Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? were visited by Oliver Platt after the matinee. Check out a photo of the group below! (more...)

Tony Winner Nina Arianda Joins Toni Collette in LUCKY THEM Comedy Film
by Movies News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

According to Deadline.com, Broadway's Nina Arianda has joined Megan Griffiths' comedy Lucky Them, starring Toni Collette and produced by Joanne Woodward. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Presents GUYS & DOLLS, 3/1-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

South Bend Civic Theatre bets on fun with Guys and Dolls March 1-17. (more...)

Adam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2013

Noted actor Adam Brody (The O.C.) will guest star in two episodes of the upcoming second season of the hit SHOWTIME comedy series, HOUSE OF LIES. (more...)

Adam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES, 1/13
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2012

Noted actor Adam Brody (The O.C.) will guest star in two episodes of the upcoming second season of the hit SHOWTIME comedy series, HOUSE OF LIES. (more...)

Adam Brody to Guest Star on Showtime's HOUSE OF LIES
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

Noted actor Adam Brody (The O.C.) will guest star in two episodes of the upcoming second season of the hit SHOWTIME comedy series, HOUSE OF LIES. Brody will play the owner of an adult toy company who forms a relationship with Jeannie (Kristen Bell). The series, which stars and is executive produced by Don Cheadle in his Emmy Award-nominated role, returns on Sunday, January 13th at 10:00 PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME. HOUSE OF LIES also stars Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, Dawn Olivieri, Donis Leonard Jr. and Glynn Turman. Brody joins previously announced guest stars Larenz Tate, Nia Long and Lisa Edelstein. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of GOLDEN BOY on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Dec 07, 2012

On Thursday, December 6, BroadwayWorld.com was there for the opening night of Lincoln Center Theater's 75th Anniversary production of the Clifford Odets classic Golden Boy, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street), the same theatre where the play premiered in 1937. (more...)

Brian Dennehy to Guest Star in Showtime's THE BIG C: hereafter
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

Legendary actor Brian Dennehy will guest star on THE BIG C: hereafter, a four-part limited event series starring Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, Gabriel Basso and Gabourey Sidibe. (more...)

Kathy Najimy to Guest On Showtime's THE BIG C Four-Part Finale
by TV News Desk - Nov 08, 2012

Starring Laura Linney in her Golden Globe® Award-winning and Emmy®-nominated role as Cathy Jamison, suburban wife, mother, and teacher whose cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life, THE BIG C will wrap its three-season run on SHOWTIME with, THE BIG C: hereafter, a four-part limited event series designed to bring the story to its conclusion. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brian d'Arcy James Reads Mark Twain's 'A Presidential Candidate'
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 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 celebrated the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue on Monday, October 15 at Joe's Pub at The Public. The evening featured songs and selected readings centered on politics, money and power. Below is a clip of Brian d'Arcy James reading Mark Twain's 'A Presidential Candidate' from 1879. Click to watch! (more...)

Photo Flash: Brian D’Arcy James, Richard Thomas and More Celebrate Lapham's Quarterly's POLITICS at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 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 celebrated the release of Lapham's Quarterly's new POLITICS issue last night at Joe's Pub at The Public. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

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