Robin Williams News

Date of Birth: July 21, 1952 (64)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
The Barns at Wolf Trap Announce Upcoming PerformancesThe Barns at Wolf Trap Announce Upcoming Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2013

The Chicago City Limits National Touring Company arrives at The Barns at Wolf Trap to perform their highly lauded improvisational parodies. As New York City's longest running comedic act, which in the past has hosted comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, and Robin Williams among others, the actors of Chicago City Limits recount today's hard news through a series of hilariously relevant satirical sketches. In 2008 and 2009 the troupe was bestowed the MAC Award for Best Comedy/Improv Group by The Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs. Regularly performing at academic institutions and performing arts venues across the United States, the touring company cast has also made appearances at Super Bowl XXIII, HBO's US Comedy Arts Festival, Lincoln Center, the Smithsonian Institution, and The Today Show. (more...)

Matt Damon's JIMMY KIMMEL Takeover Set for Primetime Encore TonightMatt Damon's JIMMY KIMMEL Takeover Set for Primetime Encore Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Jimmy Kimmel's arch nemesis, Oscar winner Matt Damon, exacted his revenge following a decade of torture by hijacking Kimmel's late-night show and renaming it "Jimmy Kimmel Sucks." Damon showed Kimmel how it's done by packing his one-evening-only late-night turn with comedy and a cavalcade of A-list stars. On the heels of the ratings success of the episode, it will have a special primetime encore, TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 at 10:00 p.m., ET. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 1/24/13) (more...)

ABC Airs Encore Presentation of Matt Damon-Hosted JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE TonightABC Airs Encore Presentation of Matt Damon-Hosted JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

On the heels of the ratings success of the episode, it will have a special primetime encore, TONIGHT, JANUARY 29 at 10:00 p.m., ET. (more...)

Bill Maher Comes to the Orpheum Theatre TonightBill Maher Comes to the Orpheum Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

HBO's Bill Baher will appear at the Orpheum Theatre tonight, January 26 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

ABC to Air Encore Presentation of Matt Damon-Hosted JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, 1/29ABC to Air Encore Presentation of Matt Damon-Hosted JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, 1/29
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

On the heels of the ratings success of the episode, it will have a special primetime encore, TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 at 10:00 p.m., ET. (more...)

Photo Flash: Matt Damon & Friends Hijack JIMMY KIMMEL LIVEPhoto Flash: Matt Damon & Friends Hijack JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

On Thursday January 24th, Oscar winner Matt Damon exacted his revenge following a decade of torture by hijacking Kimmel's late night show and renaming it 'Jimmy Kimmel Sucks.' Damon showed Kimmel how it's done by packing his one-evening-only late night turn with comedy and a cavalcade of A-list stars. Check out photos from last night's show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Affleck & More Help Matt Damon Hijack JIMMY KIMMEL LIVEVIDEO: Ben Affleck & More Help Matt Damon Hijack JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

On Thursday night, Oscar winner Matt Damon exacted his Revenge following a decade of torture by hijacking Kimmel's late night show and renaming it 'Jimmy Kimmel Sucks.' Damon showed Kimmel how it's done by packing his one-evening-only late night turn with comedy and a cavalcade of A-list stars. Check out the clips below! (more...)

VIDEO: Matt Damon Hijacks Last Night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!VIDEO: Matt Damon Hijacks Last Night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

On Thursday night, Oscar winner Matt Damon exacted his revenge following a decade of torture by hijacking Kimmel's late night show and renaming it 'Jimmy Kimmel Sucks.' Damon showed Kimmel how it's done by packing his one-evening-only late night turn with comedy and a cavalcade of A-list stars. Check it out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/21- WAITING FOR GODOTSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/21- WAITING FOR GODOT
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2013

Today in 1957 Waiting for Godot opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 6 performances. An absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, it revolves around two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, who wait endlessly and in vain for someone named Godot to arrive. Godot's absence, as well as numerous other aspects of the play, have led to many different interpretations since the play's premiere. Since its US premiere in 1956, several notable revivals have been produced, including the 1988 production featuring Robin Williams and Steve Martin, and the 2009 revival starring Nathan Lane and Bill Irwin. (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Today, January 19, 2013Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Today, January 19, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2013

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, airing on NBC today, January 19, 2013! (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents KING LEAR, Now thru 2/18Dallas Theater Center Presents KING LEAR, Now thru 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Dallas Theater Center will conclude its four-year Shakespeare cycle with one of the playwright's greatest tragedies King Lear, a co-production with Trinity Repertory Company and directed by DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty. King Lear opens for previews tonight, January 18 and runs through Sunday, February 18. (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Saturday, January 19, 2013Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT on NBC - Saturday, January 19, 2013
by TV Scoop - Jan 17, 2013

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, airing on NBC on Saturday, January 19, 2013! (more...)

Political Commentator Bill Maher Comes to Dupont Theatre, 3/28Political Commentator Bill Maher Comes to Dupont Theatre, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Bill Maher, the brilliant political commentator who set the boundaries of where funny political talk can go on American television now stretches those limits in an evening of hard-hitting, side-splitting stand up humor on Sunday, April 28, 7:00 p.m., at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington. (more...)

Mad Horse Theatre Presents BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, Now thru 2/3Mad Horse Theatre Presents BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, Now thru 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

Mad Horse Theatre Company welcomes the New Year with the Maine Premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. This remarkably haunting play throws two American soldiers, a tormented Iraqi translator, a brooding tiger, and a host of spirits together in war-torn Iraq and dares you not to look away as they try to find meaning, forgiveness and redemption among the city's ruins. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Mad Horse Theatre's BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOOSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Mad Horse Theatre's BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2013

Mad Horse Theatre Company welcomes the New Year with the Maine Premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. This remarkably haunting play throws two American soldiers, a tormented Iraqi translator, a brooding tiger, and a host of spirits together in war-torn Iraq and dares you not to look away as they try to find meaning, forgiveness and redemption among the city's ruins. Director Nathan Speckman recently appeared on Good Day Maine to talk about the show, and Tootie Van Reenan gave a preview performance as the Tiger. Watch below! (more...)

Mad Horse Theatre to Present BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, 1/17-2/3Mad Horse Theatre to Present BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, 1/17-2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Mad Horse Theatre Company welcomes the New Year with the Maine Premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. This remarkably haunting play throws two American soldiers, a tormented Iraqi translator, a brooding tiger, and a host of spirits together in war-torn Iraq and dares you not to look away as they try to find meaning, forgiveness and redemption among the city's ruins. (more...)

Robin Williams Signs on for Dito Montiel's BOULEVARDRobin Williams Signs on for Dito Montiel's BOULEVARD
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Robin Williams has officially signed on to star in Dito Montiel's upcoming film BOULEVARD, Camellia Entertainment announced this evening. (more...)

Robin Williams Signs On Dito Montiel's BOULEVARD
by - Jan 9, 2013

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Douglas Morrisson Theatre Sets First 'Bare Bones' Staged Reading, GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES for TodayDouglas Morrisson Theatre Sets First 'Bare Bones' Staged Reading, GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES for Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) is excited to introduce GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES, the first production in the 2013-2014 BARE BONES staged reading series. The eccentrically amusing and affecting play by Rajiv Joseph was inspired by a barroom conversation the playwright had with a friend who shared wild stories about all the injuries he had as a child. (more...)

Breaking News: Bette Midler to Return Broadway in I'LL EAT YOU LAST by John Logan & Directed by Joe MantelloBreaking News: Bette Midler to Return Broadway in I'LL EAT YOU LAST by John Logan & Directed by Joe Mantello
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

Bette Midler will star in John Logan's new play, I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, directed by Joe Mantello, opening on Broadway on Wednesday, April 24 at a Shubert theatre to be announced. I'll Eat You Last is produced by Graydon Carter, Arielle Tepper Madover, James L. Nederlander, and The Shubert Organization. (more...)

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