Richard Dreyfuss News

Date Of Birth:
October 29, 1947 (66)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
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Strawdog to Offer Fully Accessible Performance of FAIL/SAFE at Victory Gardens, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Critics and audiences alike have lauded this world premiere production. Fail/Safe is a political thriller where a system failure threatens to trigger World War III, adapted from the acclaimed 1964 film. As time runs out, the president of the United States and his advisors scramble to find a strategy that will save the planet from total annihilation. (more...)

BWW Profile: Frances Conroy Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Danielle DeSisto - Aug 23, 2014

After studying at Juillard (accompanied by colleagues such as Robin Williams and Kelsey Grammer), Conroy performed with both regional and touring companies in the 1970s. She spent time with the New York-based, critically acclaimed Acting Company, which has harbored the acting talents of Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline, Rainn Wilson, and many more. Conroy then took to the Off-Broadway stage as Desmonda in Shakespeare's 'Othello', appearing with Richard Dreyfuss and Raul Julia. (more...)

Cinedigm Inks Deal for Simon Wiesenthal Center's Documentary Film Collection
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Cinedigm Corp. (CIDM) and Cinema Management Group (CMG) announced today they have entered into a multi-year home entertainment distribution deal for the award-winning Moriah Films' documentary film collection (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/7- Rachel York
by Stage Tube - Aug 07, 2014

Happy Birthday Rachel York! York has appeared on Broadway as Fantine in Les Miserables; Norma in Victor/Victoria (Drama Desk Award) with Julie Andrews; Marguerite in The Scarlet Pimpernel; Miss Fancy in Sly Fox with Richard Dreyfuss; and Christine Colgate in Dirty Rotten Scoundrelswith Jonathan Pryce. She appeared off-Broadway opposite Julie Andrews in Stephen Sondheim's Putting It Together and in the Lincoln Center Theater production of Dessa Rose. Most recently, Rachel was seen in The Best Is Yet to Come: The Music of Cy Coleman and created the role of Cruella de Vil in The 101 Dalmatians Musical directed by Jerry Zaks. (more...)

Carm Grisolla and Tom Hickey to Star in Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE, Running 9/14-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland have announced the first production in their 2014 - 2015 Hugen Hall season, Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's Fail/Safe, adapted for the stage by ensemble members Nikki Klix and Anderson Lawfer, September 14 to October 14, direction by Anderson Lawfer at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. (more...)

Berkshire Playwrights Lab to Present OUT OF ORBIT, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Berkshire Playwrights Lab, continues its 2014 season of readings of innovative and exciting new plays with a presentation of Jennifer Maisel's Out of Orbit at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA) on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 7/25/2014 - 7/25/2014
by BWW - Jul 20, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 7/25/2014 - 7/25/2014! (more...)

Universal Studios to Release Steven Spielberg Director's Collection on Blu-ray/DVD, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Eight memorable films from one of the most acclaimed directors in motion-picture history come together for the first time ever in the Steven Spielberg Director's Collection, available on Blu-rayand DVD on October 14, 2014 (more...)

Camelot Theatre Invites You To DINNER AND A MOVIE All Summer Long, Beginning 6/28
by David Green - Jun 12, 2014

Beginning Saturday, June 28th, Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs will begin a new “Dinner and a Movie” Film Series - bringing some of the biggest blockbuster movies ever to hit the Big Screen back to the BIG Screen! “We plan to present a favorite blockbuster movie every Saturday night,” said Camelot Theatres Manager Matt Christensen. “Most of these films are available on DVD, but let's face it. These films were made to be seen on the big screen and there's just nothing quite like seeing them that way. Even better, they've all been digitally remastered, and feature full theatre quality sound, so the experience is going to be really magical.”?? (more...)

Warner Theatre to Screen JAWS, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

On Saturday, August 9 at 7:00 pm, the Warner Theatre will show the iconic film, JAWS, on the Warner's 50 foot screen! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/9/14 - Tonys Hangover, FIDDLER at Folksbiene, Lerner & Loewe, Broadway in Drag & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 09, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: It's the day after the Tonys, and we're feeling it -- but it was worth it! There's still TONS of new content coming your way from Sunday evening's festivities. Plus, get your tickets to THE LAST SHIP, and celebrate FIDDLER, Lerner & Loewe, drag queens and more! (more...)

Download Free JULIUS CAESAR Audiobook Featuring Grammar, Dreyfuss, Keach & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 07, 2014

A unique new audiobook experience showcasing William Shakespeare's revered historical tragedy JULIUS CAESAR featuring an all-star cast is now available to download via Overdrive. (more...)

SDC Welcomes Marsha Mason as 2,000th Active Full Member
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

In May, Marsha Mason became the 2,000th active Full Member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), a national labor union representing stage directors and choreographers working throughout the United States. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Elizabeth Olsen, Dakota Fanning Star in VERY GOOD GIRLS
by Movies News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Below, check out the just-released trailer writer/director Naomi Foner's upcoming drama VERY GOOD GIRLS, available on iTunes June 24 and hitting select theaters on July 25th. (more...)

Empire Steak House NY to Host Celebration of FIRST BLOOD Director Ted Kotcheff, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Empire Steak House NY Hosts, A Celebration of 'First Blood' Director, Ted Kotcheff, 9/20/14 (more...)

Empire Steak House NY Hosts Film Fundraiser THE APPRENTICESHIP OF TED KOTCHEFF, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

New York City will be the setting for this inaugural event and is scheduled to take place on September 20, 2014 at Empire Steak House NY, located on W. 54th St. between Eighth Avenue and Broadway. Angel Light Pictures in association with Dream Destinations presents, 'The Apprenticeship of Ted Kotcheff' Film-Fundraiser Event, September 20, 2014: featuring special appearance from director, Ted Kotcheff, known for popular films, such as Joshua Then and Now, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Fun with Dick and Jane, North Dallas Forty, First Blood, Uncommon Valor, Weekend at Bernie's, and many others. As Kotcheff's success expanded into television, directing an executive producing 284 episodes of the most successful drama franchises in TV history, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. (more...)

Dennis Quaid Hosts The Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament & Family Fun Day, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ For over 41 years stars from TV, Film, Music & Sports have joined together to show support for the men & women who serve their community. On May 31, 2014 they will come together again to help raise funds for the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation at a new location, Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena. (more...)

Courtney B. Vance, Rene Auberjonois Join Cast of Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2014

Veteran actors Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois have joined the season two cast of the acclaimed SHOWTIME drama series MASTERS OF SEX. Vance will recur in the guest starring role of Dr. Hendricks, the head of an African-American hospital in St. Louis whose goal is to racially integrate his hospital, and Auberjonois will be guest starring as Dr. Papanikolaou, a former professor of Dr. DePaul (guest star Julianne Nicholson), who she and Johnson hope will endorse their screening program that uses the test named after him: the Pap smear. Production on season two is currently underway in Los Angeles. Season two returns on Sunday, July 13th. (more...)

TNT & TBS Unveil 2014-2015 Development Slates
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2014

At its upfront presentation, TNT and TBS revealed details of their upcoming development slates. Check out series descriptions below! (more...)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces Cast of ANYTHING GOES: IN CONCERT, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Today, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)

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