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Robert Altman News

Date of Birth: February 20, 1925
Date of Death: November 20, 2006 (81)
Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA
Gender: Male
Bill (Rad) Allen to Star in BMX Film HEROES OF DIRTBill (Rad) Allen to Star in BMX Film HEROES OF DIRT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Thirty years ago, actor Bill Allen starred in a film called RAD – a coming of age story set against the backdrop of BMX racing. Although a failure at the box-office, the VHS release of the film turned it into one of the most successful rentals in history – and turned Bill, who played the main character of Cru Jones, into an underground superstar. (more...)

Circle X Theatre Co. to Premiere New Play ICU This SeptemberCircle X Theatre Co. to Premiere New Play ICU This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Circle X Theatre Co. is thrilled to announce the world premiere of a new play, ICU, written by Fielding Edlow and directed by Brian Shnipper. (more...)

Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!Breaking News: Eugene O'Neill's HUGHIE Headed Back to Broadway Starring Forest Whitaker!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This just in! BroadwayWorld.com has learned that the Academy Award, Golden Globe & BAFTA winning actor Forest Whitaker will make his highly anticipated Broadway debut in HUGHIE, by four- time Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Prize Laureate Eugene O'Neill. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award winner winner Michael Grandage, HUGHIE will play a strictly limited engagement in the spring of 2016 on Broadway at a Shubert Theatre to be announced. (more...)


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Ryan Phillippe to Star in USA Network Drama Pilot SHOOTERRyan Phillippe to Star in USA Network Drama Pilot SHOOTER
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

USA Network announced a pilot pick-up for the hour-long scripted drama SHOOTER and has locked in Ryan Phillippe (“Secrets and Lies”) to star. (more...)

Sally Kellerman Coming to Catalina Jazz Club, 8/19Sally Kellerman Coming to Catalina Jazz Club, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Sally Kellerman, the legendary Oscar-nomInated 'Hot Lips' of the original 'M*A*S*H,' will bring her acclaimed show, 'A Little Jazz, a Little Blues, a Little Rock and Roll' to the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for a special return engagement on Wednesday, August 19 at 8:30 PM. (more...)

Tyler Perry, Ron Howard Among 2015 Director Guild's HonoreesTyler Perry, Ron Howard Among 2015 Director Guild's Honorees
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced that Director/Producer Ron Howard, Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O'Donnell, Director/Writer/Producer Tyler Perry, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Film Editor Thelma Schoonmaker will be honored at the 2015 DGA Honors (more...)

Stage & Screen Star Carol Burnett to Receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement AwardStage & Screen Star Carol Burnett to Receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Carol Burnett – comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author – has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell Teases New Movie, HEDWIG 2 & More: 'Like ROMEO & JULIET But With Punks And Aliens'John Cameron Mitchell Teases New Movie, HEDWIG 2 & More: 'Like ROMEO & JULIET But With Punks And Aliens'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 9, 2015

A new movie from the man behind HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH! (more...)

 Legendary Hollywood Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies Legendary Hollywood Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

According to Deadline, legendary Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub died of a heart attack earlier today. He was 77 years. (more...)

54 SINGS IRVING BERLIN, Micky Dolenz & More Set for 54 Below This Week54 SINGS IRVING BERLIN, Micky Dolenz & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/4/2015
by - Jul 4, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/4/2015. (more...)

Garrison Keillor to Celebrate 41 Years of A PRAIRE HOME COMPANION at PPAC, 8/7Garrison Keillor to Celebrate 41 Years of A PRAIRE HOME COMPANION at PPAC, 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Garrison Keillor will visit the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 8P (Garrison's birthday) as part of his coast-to-coast, sea to shining sea bus tour to celebrate his popular radio show A Prairie Home Companion's 41st anniversary. RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC RADIO is the welcoming partner for Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion The America the Beautiful 2015 Tour in Providence. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming WeeksChristine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

This July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Sally Kellerman Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 8/1Sally Kellerman Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Sally Kellerman, the legendary Oscar-nominated “Hot Lips” of the original “M*A*S*H,” will bring her new show, A Little Jazz, A Little Blues, A Little Rock and Roll to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only – Saturday, August 1 at 7 p.m. The show is a celebration of her 40-year cabaret career, from early years at Reno Sweeney in Greenwich Village up to recent performances in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Tickets for Sally Kellerman range in price from $25 – $40 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Culture Project, Rosie O'Donnell to Debut MOTHERSTRUCK, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, This FallCulture Project, Rosie O'Donnell to Debut MOTHERSTRUCK, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

From the producers of NIRBHAYA, The Exonerated, Guantanamo and Sarah Jones' Bridge & Tunnel, Culture Project along with Rosie O'Donnell will present the world premiere of MotherStruck written and performed by Staceyann Chin and directed by Cynthia Nixon, beginning Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater.   Opening Night is set for Wednesday, October 7th. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Screen Robin Williams' Final Film BOULEVARD, 7/9Museum of the Moving Image to Screen Robin Williams' Final Film BOULEVARD, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

While Robin Williams (1951–2014) was best known for his dazzling comic improvisations, his film work showed remarkable range. On Thursday, July 9, Museum of the Moving Image will present a preview screening of Boulevard, featuring Williams in his remarkable final performance, as a quiet man whose life changes dramatically after a charismatic young hustler forces him to rethink his own identity. This special screening in advance of its theatrical release will be followed by a discussion with director (and Astoria, Queens native) Dito Montiel (A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints) in person. The Museum will precede this program, on June 27, with screenings of two additional films starring Williams in dramatic roles: Robert Altman's Popeye (1980) and Penny Marshall's Awakenings (1990). (more...)

Shakespeare Orange County Star-Studded 'Fun-Raiser' Kicks Off SUMMERFEST 2015Shakespeare Orange County Star-Studded 'Fun-Raiser' Kicks Off SUMMERFEST 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Setting the tone for another season of great entertainment under the stars, Shakespeare Orange County (SOC) launches Summerfest 2015 at the Garden Grove Amphitheatre on June 13 with its 2nd Annual 'Fun-raising' event. (more...)

MOMIX to Present New York Premiere of Moses Pendleton's ALCHEMIA at The Joyce TheaterMOMIX to Present New York Premiere of Moses Pendleton's ALCHEMIA at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

In celebration of MOMIX's 35th Anniversary Season, the company returns to The Joyce Theater for four weeks with the New York premiere of Alchemia, the latest full-length creation for MOMIX by founder and Artistic Director Moses Pendleton. MOMIX will be performing Alchemia at The Joyce Theater from July 6 through August 1. Tickets range in price from $10 to $59 and can be purchased through JoyceCharge at www.Joyce.org, or by calling 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

Christopher Plummer Will Present Helen Mirren with The Shakespeare Medal Next MonthChristopher Plummer Will Present Helen Mirren with The Shakespeare Medal Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

On June 1 from 6-8 pm, The Shakespeare Society will host their third annual Playing Shakespeare Celebration at The Players (16 Gramercy Park South). (more...)

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