Spider-Man from Broadway's high flying spectacular SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, along with 'Trading Spaces' and Broadway star Paige Davis (currently starring as Roxie Hart in Chicago), and countless volunteers organized and stuffed backpacks at Volunteers of America (VOA) Greater New York's Operation Backpack 'Sort Day' yesterday. For more information or to donate, visit www.OperationBackpackNYC.org.
Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)
Paige Davis, Broadway stage actress (Chicago and Boeing Boeing) and well-known TV host of TLC's Trading Spaces and OWN's Home Made Simple, is the spokesperson for Volunteers of America-Greater New York's (VOA) OPERATION BACKPACK 2013. This annual campaign collects brand new backpacks and school supplies for the thousands of children living in New York City homeless shelters. The drive continues through August 9th. Volunteers of America-Greater New York is one of more than fifteen VOA affiliates nationwide that conducts OPERATION BACKPACKdrives to outfit homeless students with new backpacks filled with grade-specific school supplies. (more...)
The producers of the new Broadway revival of THE HEIRESS have just announced that the production will recoup its $3 million capitalization during the final week of performances. The final performance is on Saturday, February 9th at 7:00 p.m. (note the new early curtain time) at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC). THE HEIRESS will have played 27 previews and 117 regular performances. (more...)
The producers of the new Broadway revival of THE HEIRESS have announced that the production will now play its final performance on Saturday, February 9 at 7:00 p.m. (note the new early curtain time). The previously scheduled Sunday, February 10 closing performance has been cancelled to enable Jessica Chastain, who plays the title character, to attend the BAFTA Awards (the British equivalent to the Academy Awards) where she is nominated for Best Actress on Sunday, February 10th in London. Ms. Chastain is nominated for an Academy Award and has already received Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards for her performance in the film Zero Dark Thirty. THE HEIRESS is currently playing at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC). (more...)
The hit Broadway revival of The Heiress has partnered with GoldDerby.com on an exclusive sweepstakes where fans can enter to win round trip air travel for two to New York City, a two night stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan and a pair of tickets to The Heiress, plus a backstage tour of the Walter Kerr Theatre. For more information, go to www.goldderby.com/news/3804/the-heiress-contest-broadway.html. (more...)
Previously, we reported that THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain would be missing performances on Broadway on January 10th, 13th and 27th to support her film Zero Dark Thirty at the Critic's Choice, Golden Globes and SAG Awards.
Now, one more date has been added to the list, Tuesday January 8th, when she will be honored by the National Board of Review. (more...)
THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain announced on her Facebook page on Thursday that she will not be performing on Broadway on January 10th, 13th and 27th to support her film Zero Dark Thirty at the Critic's Choice, Golden Globes and SAG Awards. Her understudy Mairin Lee will be playing the role of 'Catherine' on those dates. (more...)
On this morning's 'Good Morning America' on ABC, Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens discussed the excitement surrounding their first Broadway play, THE HEIRESS. Check out their appearance below! (more...)
The Heiress' Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens will appear on ABC's "Good Morning America" tomorrow, Thursday, September 8th between 8:30AM-9:00AM on channel 7. Jessica Chastain will also appear on ABC's "The View" tomorrow between 11:00AM-12 noon on channel 7. Check local listings. (more...)
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress defied Hurricane Sandy and opened on Thursday night, November 1. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole team on the big night. Check out what they had to say by clicking below! (more...)
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress defied Hurricane Sandy and opened last night, November 1. BroadwayWorld was there to bring you all the excitement of the night. Scroll down for photos from the curtain call!
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress began previews on October 6th and will open tonight, November 1. BroadwayWorld brings you full performance highlights below! (more...)
Opening night is tonight for the new Broadway production of The Heiress. The Heiress stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain as Catherine Sloper, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner David Strathairn as Dr. Austin Sloper, the leading man of "Downton Abbey" Dan Stevens as Morris Townsend and Tony Award winner Judith Ivey as Lavinia Penniman. Written by Ruth & Augustus Goetz, The Heiress is directed by two-time Tony Award nominated playwright and director Moises Kaufman.
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress began previews on October 6th and will open tomorrow night. We've got a first look at a video montage of scenes from the new production! (more...)
The new Broadway production of the Tony Award winning play The Heiress began previews on October 6th. Though Hurricane Sandy caused many Broadway closures over the past several days, the show will open tomorrow night as scheduled. (more...)