Robin Williams News

Date of Birth: July 21, 1952 (65)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
BWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with Tony Nominee Andy Karl!BWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with Tony Nominee Andy Karl!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

On Monday, May 15 (7PM) SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld will host Career Conversations with Andy Karl, currently starring in Groundhog Day on Broadway, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. The event will take place at  the Robin Williams Center (247 W 54th St).  (more...)

Glenn Davis Joins Steppenwolf Theatre Company EnsembleGlenn Davis Joins Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro announced today the addition of Glenn Davis to the world-renowned ensemble. (more...)

B Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GODB Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Hand to God premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in October 2011 and returned in February 2012. It opened Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 14, 2014 and made its Broadway debut at the Boothe Theatre on April 7, 2015. (more...)

Final Robin Williams Film to Be Released in U.S.Final Robin Williams Film to Be Released in U.S.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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BWW Review: THE NORTH POOL at EnsembleBWW Review: THE NORTH POOL at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - May 2, 2017

While the production is well-conceived and holds attention, "The North Pool" is somewhat unsatisfying as a thoughtful piece of play crafting. The script leaves us wanting more, a clearer message to carry from the theatre. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 20th, 2017 - HELLO, DOLLY! Opens on Broadway and More!BWW Morning Brief April 20th, 2017 - HELLO, DOLLY! Opens on Broadway and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 20, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Bette Midler officially returns to Broadway tonight in HELLO, DOLLY! (more...)

The Duluth Playhouse presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES!The Duluth Playhouse presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

This high spirited and high struttin' musical comedy will absolutely tickle audiences! (more...)

Will Smith In Talks to Play Genie in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action ALADDINWill Smith In Talks to Play Genie in Disney's Upcoming Live-Action ALADDIN
by Movies News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Will Smith is currently in discussions to take on the iconic role of Genie in Disney's upcoming live-action ALADDIN. The role was made famous by late comedian Robin Williams in the studio's 1992 animated film. (more...)

BWW Blog: James Monroe Iglehart AppreciationBWW Blog: James Monroe Iglehart Appreciation
by Chelsey Robichaud - Apr 18, 2017

Since seeing Memphis in 2011, I have LOVED James Monroe Iglehart. His humour, voice, acting style and of course - how this living teddy bear can do the splits ON STAGE! (more...)

Kravis Center to Present YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick WakemanKravis Center to Present YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced that YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman have added dates to their recently announced 2017 North American Tour, including performing in concert in our Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall on Friday, October 13 at 8 pm. (more...)

Tickets for YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, and Rick Wakeman at Smith Center On Sale 4/17Tickets for YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, and Rick Wakeman at Smith Center On Sale 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Danny Zelisko Presents rock icons Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, who are proud to announce that effective immediately, they will officially be known as YES featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman, the name they will be touring under at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the show go on sale Monday, April 17 at 10 a.m. (more...)

SPEECH & DEBATE Film Steps Up to the Mic in Theaters, on iTunes and VOD TodaySPEECH & DEBATE Film Steps Up to the Mic in Theaters, on iTunes and VOD Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Sycamore Pictures (Begin Again, The Hollars, The Way Way Back) presents SPEECH & DEBATE, based on the critically acclaimed comedy by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam (The Humans) and directed by Dan Harris. (more...)

Julie Taymor Among New 'Disney Legends' to Be Honored During D23 Expo 2017Julie Taymor Among New 'Disney Legends' to Be Honored During D23 Expo 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Julie Taymor, and other remarkable contributors to the Disney legacy will be honored as official Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2017. (more...)

BAFTA Nominee Richard Digance Shares Songs and Laughter at Queen's Theatre HornchurchBAFTA Nominee Richard Digance Shares Songs and Laughter at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Ease those back to work blues with the hilariously funny Richard Digance on Sunday 23 April at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch. (more...)

Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarterQuincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-17 Season Concludes with THE PIRATES OF PENZANCELyric Opera of Kansas City 2016-17 Season Concludes with THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Lyric Opera of Kansas City concludes its 59th season with Gilbert & Sullivan's delightful comic operetta The Pirates of Penzance  April 22, 26, 28, 29, and 30 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The production will be sung in English with English titles. High res production and artists' photos can be downloaded here . (more...)

SPEECH & DEBATE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out This Month; Pre-Order for Kristin Chenoweth Track!SPEECH & DEBATE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Out This Month; Pre-Order for Kristin Chenoweth Track!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Sycamore Pictures has just announced the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for SPEECH & DEBATE will be released by Broadway Records. (more...)

Comedian Joel McHale Makes Treasure Island Debut 5/26Comedian Joel McHale Makes Treasure Island Debut 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Comedian, satirist and TV star Joel McHale will make his Treasure Island debut May 26 at 9 p.m.  (more...)

Broadway to Gather to Celebrate the Film Premiere of SPEECH & DEBATEBroadway to Gather to Celebrate the Film Premiere of SPEECH & DEBATE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On Sunday, April 2 the Broadway community will gather to celebrate the premiere of SPEECH & DEBATE, based on the critically acclaimed comedy by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam (The Humans), with a red carpet premiere screening on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre. (more...)

Don Barnhart Comedy Hypnosis Show Held Over For Extended Run In San Antonio TexasDon Barnhart Comedy Hypnosis Show Held Over For Extended Run In San Antonio Texas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

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