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Photo Coverage: Angela Lansbury & Cast Take Bows in Acting Company's THE CHALK GARDENPhoto Coverage: Angela Lansbury & Cast Take Bows in Acting Company's THE CHALK GARDEN
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 20, 2017

Just last night, the Acting Company held a one-night-only benefit reading of British drama The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold, starring Angela Lansbury. Completing the cast were Tedra Millan (Present Laughter, The Wolves) as Laurel, Patricia Conolly (The Front Page), Michele Tauber (Mint Theatre's The Charity That Began at Home), Holly Villaire (Scapino), Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) as Miss Madrigal, Simon Jones (Blithe Spirit, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) as the Judge, David Lansbury (War Horse) as Maitland and Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest) as Olivia. (more...)

Street Art & Human Rights Campaign, EDUCATION IS NOT A CRIME, Launches in LAStreet Art & Human Rights Campaign, EDUCATION IS NOT A CRIME, Launches in LA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Changing the World, One Wall at a Time, a documentary feature film on Education Is Not A Crime - one of the world's largest street art and human rights campaign, which raises awareness about education apartheid by Iran's government against tens of thousands of Baha'is in the country - premiered at various locations throughout Los Angeles on June 5,6 and 7. The film was produced by Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari as part of the campaign. (more...)

Casting Complete for Angela Lansbury-Led THE CHALK GARDEN Benefit ReadingCasting Complete for Angela Lansbury-Led THE CHALK GARDEN Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Final casting has been confirmed for The Acting Company's benefit reading of British drama The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold, starring Angela Lansbury. The one-night-only event will take place on Monday, June 19 at 7 PM, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, presented by The Acting Company in association with Andrew Bryan and Opus Blue Productions. (more...)

Angela Lansbury's Nephew, David Lansbury, Will Join Her in THE CHALK GARDEN ReadingAngela Lansbury's Nephew, David Lansbury, Will Join Her in THE CHALK GARDEN Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Additional principal casting has been confirmed for the Angela Lansbury-helmed reading of Enid Bagnold's British drama The Chalk Garden, a benefit for The Acting Company to be held for one night only, Monday, June 19, at 7 PM, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues. (more...)

Casting for Announced for LONDON ASSURANCECasting for Announced for LONDON ASSURANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

City Lit Theatre Artistic Director Terry McCabe has announced the cast for the company's season finale, the British comedy London Assurance. First produced in London in 1841 at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, and shortly thereafter in New York City, London Assurance is considered a transitional play between the 18th century comedies of Richard Brinsley Sheridan and Oliver Goldsmith and the late 19th Century plays of Oscar Wilde. It has been one of Great Britain's most popular comedies of the standard classical repertoire and in recent decades has been performed by some of Britain's leading actors.  (more...)

LADY TATTOO to Close Out The Acting Company's 2016-17 Salon SeriesLADY TATTOO to Close Out The Acting Company's 2016-17 Salon Series
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Acting Company will conclude its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with Meg Miroshnik's Lady Tattoo, a compelling new play about the subversive trend of wealthy American women embracing tattoo artistry at the turn of the 20th century. Lady Tattoo explores the human need for the power and control that secrets offer.  (more...)

Rebecca Gilman's Ibsen Reinvention DOLLHOUSE Set for The Acting Company's Salon SeriesRebecca Gilman's Ibsen Reinvention DOLLHOUSE Set for The Acting Company's Salon Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Acting Company will continue its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with Rebecca Gilman's Dollhouse, a contemporary Ibsen reinvention of A Doll's House set in modern-day Chicago, on Monday, April 24th at 7 PM at the Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd St. between 10th and 11th Aves., New York, NY.  (more...)

Listen: Geffen Playhouse Launches 'Unscripted' Podcast with Rainn WilsonListen: Geffen Playhouse Launches 'Unscripted' Podcast with Rainn Wilson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Marquee artists bring the award-winning, Los Angeles-based Geffen Playhouse stage to audiences worldwide in a new podcast, Geffen Playhouse Unscripted, which debuts today on PodcastOne, the nation's largest advertiser-supported podcast network. (more...)

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Recruits 'Office' Star Rainn WislonSTAR TREK: DISCOVERY Recruits 'Office' Star Rainn Wislon
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Rainn Wilson is set to appear in STAR TREK: DISCOVERY as 'Harry Mudd,' the charismatic conman and intergalactic criminal first introduced in the original Star Trek television series. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Lead Benefit Reading of THE CHALK GARDEN This SummerAngela Lansbury to Lead Benefit Reading of THE CHALK GARDEN This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Angela Lansbury will appear in The Chalk Garden, after all! (more...)

JITNEY's Keith Randolph Smith to Lead Reading of Marcus Gardley's 'A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES'JITNEY's Keith Randolph Smith to Lead Reading of Marcus Gardley's 'A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Acting Company will continue its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with the first New York City reading of Marcus Gardley's Atlanta-based reinvention of Moliere, A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes: Or, The Gospel of Tartuffe on Monday, March 20th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY.  (more...)

TIFF Kids Takes Families On A Journey To SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGETIFF Kids Takes Families On A Journey To SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE
by Movies News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Director Kelly Asbury walks the blue carpet on April 7, 2017 at TIFF Bell Lightbox to introduce Sony Pictures Animation's anticipated new animated film SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE to Toronto audiences (more...)

Grammy-Winning Superstar Meghan Trainor Releases New Song 'II'm A Lady' From 'Smurfs: The Lost Village'Grammy-Winning Superstar Meghan Trainor Releases New Song 'II'm A Lady' From 'Smurfs: The Lost Village'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

GRAMMY Award-winning superstarMEGHAN TRAINOR will release her new song 'I'm a Lady' from Sony Pictures Animation's upcoming filmSmurfs: The Lost Villagetomorrow on Epic Records worldwide. (more...)

Dana Ivey Directs Rare Sci-Fi Comedy For One-Night Only ReadingDana Ivey Directs Rare Sci-Fi Comedy For One-Night Only Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will continue its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Karel Capek's influential science fiction comedy R.U.R. on Monday, February 13th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. (more...)

Bow WOW! Animal Planet's PUPPY BOWL XIII  Was Second Highest Rated EverBow WOW! Animal Planet's PUPPY BOWL XIII Was Second Highest Rated Ever
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Animal Planet's PUPPY BOWL XIII was the second highest-rated Puppy Bowl ever with a 1.11 rating from 3-5PM/ET (12-2PM/PT) on Sunday, Feb. 5 among Adults 25-54 in L+SD (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Completes 41st Humana Festival Lineup with Announcement of The Ten-Minute PlaysActors Theatre of Louisville Completes 41st Humana Festival Lineup with Announcement of The Ten-Minute Plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Actors Theatre of Louisville Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are thrilled to announce the three ten-minute plays chosen to be performed during the 41st Humana Festival of New American Plays (March 1 - April 9, 2017) on Saturday, April 8 at 9 p.m. and Sunday, April 9 at 4:30 p.m. (more...)

The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR Tour Launches Tonight in ArizonaThe Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR Tour Launches Tonight in Arizona
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Acting Company presents its 44th consecutive season and national tour featuring two gripping dramas in repertory: the world premiere of, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. (more...)

Jimonn Cole, Gabriel Lawrence and More Tapped for The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR TourJimonn Cole, Gabriel Lawrence and More Tapped for The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Acting Company announces casting for its 44th consecutive season and national tour featuring two gripping dramas in repertory: the world premiere of, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. (more...)

Sony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVOSony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning (Emmy, Tony, Grammy, Olivier, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient) creative force behind the groundbreaking Broadway musical HAMILTON, writes new songs for this musical animated feature. (more...)

Maria Aitken to Direct Francesca Faridany and James Waterston in DESIGN FOR LIVING at The Acting CompanyMaria Aitken to Direct Francesca Faridany and James Waterston in DESIGN FOR LIVING at The Acting Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Acting Company will launch its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Noel Coward's wonderfully wicked British comedy Design for Living on Monday, December 12th at 7 PM at the Lynn Redgrave Theater at the Culture Project, 45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY. (more...)

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