Richard Gere News

Date of Birth: August 31, 1949 (65)
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Male
CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Get the inside scoop!  Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, will present the return one-night performance of Call My Publicist! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis and directed by Gretchen Cryer, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Bent's MARTIN SHERMAN Talks About The Play and the Taper's ProductionBWW Interviews: Bent's MARTIN SHERMAN Talks About The Play and the Taper's Production
by Don Grigware - Jul 28, 2015

Playwright Martin Sherman, most famous for his Pulitzer and Tony-nominated play Bent is in town for the Mark Taper Forum's revival of  the classic directed by Moises Kaufman. We sat down at Vespaio at the after party Sunday July 26 and chatted briefly about the play and this production. What research you did originally on the persecution of gays in Nazi Germany? (more...)

Twins Alexander & Marina Doreh to Perform OPERA in CONCERTTwins Alexander & Marina Doreh to Perform OPERA in CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

 Twins with    Richard   Gere   has   UNIQUE   UNIVERSAL   VOICE.  He is  singing   Opera  in  Concerts—recital.  His   concert   program   combines   Opera music,   beautiful     aristocratic   the   European   classics   and   Popular   Music   Hits   from   the   repertoire   stars   of the   20th  century: Luciano  Pavarotti,   Frank  Sinatra,   Edith  Piaf,   BEATLEs,  etc.                           Has a unique   inborn   vocal   apparatus, directly   related   to   the   vocalists   body   proportions.   They   exactly   correspond   to   that   ideal   man's   body,   which   Leonardo da   Vinci   painting   and   represented   in his   famous    in   the   circle   picture.  ALEXANDERS   tone a   unique   warm quality, expression   and    temperament   have   a   mysterious   and   magic   impact   on   the   audience.         (more...)

Musical Theatre Historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper Shares 30 Brilliant Reasons to be Excited to See an UnderstudyMusical Theatre Historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper Shares 30 Brilliant Reasons to be Excited to See an Understudy
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 9, 2015

As usual, Jennifer Ashley Tepper puts the history of musical theatre into perfect perspective. (more...)

THEATER TALK Welcomes Acting Coach & Producer Wynn Handman This WeekTHEATER TALK Welcomes Acting Coach & Producer Wynn Handman This Week
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

A special on-location THEATER TALK features a warm and revealing interview with legendary acting coach and off-Broadway producer Wynn Handman, former Artistic Director and Co-Founder of The American Place Theatre, a home to some of the most significant playwrights and performers of the late 20th century. In his office and classroom, Handman speaks with former student and THEATER TALK co-host Susan Haskins about his notable career. With a roster of actors he mentored that includes Richard Gere, Dustin Hoffman, and Denzel Washington, Handman shares how he created a home for plays that were “an alternative to Broadway.” (more...)

Breaking News: Gabriel Ebert, Matt Ryan and Judith Light Join Keira Knightley in Roundabout's THERESE RAQUINBreaking News: Gabriel Ebert, Matt Ryan and Judith Light Join Keira Knightley in Roundabout's THERESE RAQUIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced that  Keira Knightley (Therese) will be joined by Gabriel Ebert (Camille), Matt Ryan (Laurent) and Judith Light (Madame Raquin) in a striking new adaptation of Therese Raquin by Helen Edmundson, based upon the novel by Emile Zola, directed by Evan Cabnet.  (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks to Make Broadway Debut Opposite Jennifer Hudson & Cynthia Erivo in THE COLOR PURPLEORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Danielle Brooks to Make Broadway Debut Opposite Jennifer Hudson & Cynthia Erivo in THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

DANIELLE BROOKS, who plays 'Taystee' on the hit TV show, Orange Is the New Black, will make her Broadway debut as 'Sofia' in the upcoming Broadway musical revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Ms. Brooks joins the previously announced JENNIFER HUDSON and CYNTHIA ERIVO in the critically acclaimed staging from London's Menier Chocolate Factory. (more...)

NBC's RED NOSE DAY Event Raises Over $221 MillionNBC's RED NOSE DAY Event Raises Over $221 Million
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2015

Over 100 Hollywood stars were “funny for money” last night in NBC's inaugural event for charity, 'Red Nose Day,' helping to raise over $21 million to help lift children and young people out of poverty in the U.S. (more...)

Seth Meyers, David Duchovny & Jane Krakowski to Host NBC's RED NOSE DAY Charity Event TomorrowSeth Meyers, David Duchovny & Jane Krakowski to Host NBC's RED NOSE DAY Charity Event Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Seth Meyers, David Duchovny and Jane Krakowski will host 'Red Nose Day,' NBC's star-studded charity event airing Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET). And Ed Sheeran, Josh Groban, Christian Slater, Al Roker, Andy Cohen, Kellan Lutz and Kermit the Frog are joining the “fun-raising” special to help lift children out of poverty in the U.S. and in some of the poorest communities in the world.  (more...)

Tony Nominee Helen Mirren & More Join NBC's RED NOSE DAY Charity EventTony Nominee Helen Mirren & More Join NBC's RED NOSE DAY Charity Event
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2015

More stars are joining NBC's star-studded charity event 'Red Nose Day' on Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) to have fun, raise money and change the lives of children living in poverty in the U.S. and in some of the poorest communities around the world. (more...)

Bryan Gula and Solea Pfeiffer to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's GREASE; Cast Announced!Bryan Gula and Solea Pfeiffer to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's GREASE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The American musical sensation, Grease, will send audiences cruisin' through the days of pajama parties, sock hops, and drive-ins with an exuberant cast of Seattle's freshest faces and favorite performers at The 5th Avenue Theatre this summer. (more...)


by Iris Moebius - May 11, 2015

Leidenschaftlich, aufregend, sexy… and all that jazz: CHICAGO - DAS MUSICAL kommt nach uber 15 Jahren zuruck nach Berlin. Am 11. Oktober 2015 feiert das Original vom Broadway wieder Premiere in der Hauptstadt. Das traditionsreiche Stage Theater des Westens fuhrt damit sein Spielplankonzept fort, die großten Musicalklassiker fur kurze Spielzeiten nach Berlin zu holen. CHICAGO - DAS MUSICAL ist hier nur bis zum 17. Januar 2016 zu sehen.  (more...)

Ben Vereen to Bring Solo Show to Schimmel Center This MonthBen Vereen to Bring Solo Show to Schimmel Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The legendary Ben Vereen will bring his one-of-a-kind show business electricity to the Schimmel Center at Pace University (3 Spruce Street in downtown Manhattan) for one night only in STEPPIN' OUT WITH BEN VEREEN on Saturday, May 30 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Ben Vereen to Star in New Canadian Production WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLDBen Vereen to Star in New Canadian Production WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD
by Contests - Broadway - May 7, 2015

What a Wonderful Announcement! Legendary Star of Stage and Screen BEN VEREEN headlines: WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia! (more...)

'Good Wife' Star Josh Charles Joins Cast of Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX'Good Wife' Star Josh Charles Joins Cast of Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2015

Emmy®-nominated actor Josh Charles will recur in a season-long arc on the third season of MASTERS OF SEX, which premieres July 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

BWW EXCLUSIVE: Swoosie Kurtz Talks Memoir PART SWAN, PART GOOSE, Including Michael Bennett Memories, Broadway, Hollywood & MoreBWW EXCLUSIVE: Swoosie Kurtz Talks Memoir PART SWAN, PART GOOSE, Including Michael Bennett Memories, Broadway, Hollywood & More
by Pat Cerasaro - May 5, 2015

Today we are talking to a two-time Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen who is recognized around the world for her many notable film and television appearances in addition to a lifetime in the theatre - the elegant and charming Swoosie Kurtz. In addition to discussing some of the most compelling theatre-related stories in her fascinating and extensive new memoir PART SWAN, PART GOOSE, Kurtz also sheds new light on her legendary collaboration with iconic director/choreographer Michael Bennett on his final project, SCANDAL, as well as looks back at her onstage collaboration with Marvin Hamlisch and Nora Ephron on the play with music IMAGINARY FRIENDS - and much, much more! (more...)

Lisa Datz and GRIMM's Silas Weir Mitchell & Sasha Roiz to Star in THREE DAYS OF RAIN at Portland Center Stage, 5/17-6/21Lisa Datz and GRIMM's Silas Weir Mitchell & Sasha Roiz to Star in THREE DAYS OF RAIN at Portland Center Stage, 5/17-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Richard Greenberg's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play, Three Days of Rain, opens on Portland Center Stage's U.S. Bank Main Stage on May 22, with preview performances beginning May 17, 2015. (more...)

Shall We Dance Studio to Celebrate 10th Anniversary, 5/1Shall We Dance Studio to Celebrate 10th Anniversary, 5/1
by Carol Kassie - Apr 28, 2015

When Dora A's granddaughter Ayrial's dance school closed suddenly in 2005, the child was devastated. She had loved her lessons, and looked forward to them every week. Dora, who had been an avid attendee of a Fred Astaire dance studio for many years, decided she had to do something quickly to assuage her granddaughter's disappointment. So she opened a dance studio of her own. (more...)

Cape Town Opera and UCT Opera School Present LA TRAVIATA at Artscape in MayCape Town Opera and UCT Opera School Present LA TRAVIATA at Artscape in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Cape Town Opera in collaboration with the UCT Opera School present perennial opera favourite LA TRAVIATA, with multiple casts of talented young students sporting vintage 1900-inspired costumes in Giuseppe Verdi's emotional masterpiece. (more...)

LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA Extends at The Royal George TheatreLOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA Extends at The Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The Chicago stage premiere of Academy Award winning director Taylor Hackford's LOUIS & KEELY 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA has been extended by popular demand through Sunday, May 17 at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted Street. Hackford, best known for his films An Officer and a Gentleman, Against All Odds, The Devil's Advocate,. (more...)

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