Sam Mendes News

Date of Birth: August 01, 1965 (50)
Birth Place: ENGLAND
Gender: Male
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/1/15- Sam MendesSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/1/15- Sam Mendes
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2015

Happy Birthday, Sam Mendes! Sam Mendes is best known for whis work as the artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, and his direction of the film American Beauty and the Broadway production of Cabaret on Broadway starring Alan Cumming. His production of Oliver! became the longest running show ever to play at the London Palladium. Additional stage credits includeTennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie, Stephen Sondheim's Company (which had the first ever African American 'Bobby'), Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus and his farewell duo of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya and Twelfth Night, which transferred to the Brooklyn Academy Of Music and Gypsy on Broadway starring Bernadette Peters. (more...)

Michael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHTMichael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Ryan Murphy, just announced that Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon will return to Broadway as "James Tyrone, Jr." in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night, joining the previously announced Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as "Mary Tyrone," Golden Globe winner and Tony Award nominee Gabriel Byrne as "James Tyrone," and Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. as "Edmund Tyrone." Jonathan Kent will direct, as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season.  (more...)

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Making Musical Debut in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSVIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal Talks Making Musical Debut in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Gyllenhaal chatted about making his musical debut as hapless florist shop worker Seymour Krelborn in the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Little Shop of Horrors. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth's Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony Live-Streamed TodayKristin Chenoweth's Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony Live-Streamed Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced that actress Kristin Chenoweth will be honored with the 2,555th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, July 24, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. (more...)

Hollywood Chamber to Live Stream Kristin Chenoweth's Walk of Fame Ceremony; Details Here!Hollywood Chamber to Live Stream Kristin Chenoweth's Walk of Fame Ceremony; Details Here!
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced that actress Kristin Chenoweth will be honored with the 2,555th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. (more...)

Newest James Bond Installment Set to Premiere in LondonNewest James Bond Installment Set to Premiere in London
by Movies News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Deadline reports that the 24th installment of the James Bond franchise, SPECTRE, has been set to have it's world premiere in London on October 26, 2015. (more...)

Haydn Gwynne, Stephen Bogardus, Lauren Molina and More to Lead Huntington's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC This FallHaydn Gwynne, Stephen Bogardus, Lauren Molina and More to Lead Huntington's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company will open its 2015-2016 season with the Tony Award-winning musical A Little Night Music, Stephen Sondheim's most romantic and popular work. Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois (after all the terrible things I do; Smart People; Rapture, Blister, Burn; and Becky Shaw) will direct. Performances will run September 11 - October 11, 2015 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. (more...)

Glenn Howerton and Rory O'Malley to Star in The Old Globe's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!Glenn Howerton and Rory O'Malley to Star in The Old Globe's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Comedy of Errors as The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival continues the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters Visits Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE!Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters Visits Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Broadway's Bernadette Peters stopped by last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo. Click here to watch video of the appearance and check out photos below!  (more...)

VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Talks Return to Broadway: 'If Something is Irresistible I Would Love to Do It'VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Talks Return to Broadway: 'If Something is Irresistible I Would Love to Do It'
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo, a caller asked guests Bernadette Peters if she wanted to return to Broadway. (more...)

CABARET National Tour Adds New Dates in the Carolinas, San FranciscoCABARET National Tour Adds New Dates in the Carolinas, San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

The musical masterpiece returns, direct from Broadway! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, Roundabout Theatre Company just announced that the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL'S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of CABARET, will premiere in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center with performances beginning Tuesday, Jan. 26 through Sunday, Jan. 31 and an official opening on Thursday, Jan. 28 2016. This tour ofCABARET marks Roundabout Theatre Company's third production on the road, having previously produced the critically acclaimed tours of Twelve Angry Men and Anything Goes. (more...)

Mireia Mambo lleva su concierto 'My Soul' al Patio del GalileoMireia Mambo lleva su concierto 'My Soul' al Patio del Galileo
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 8, 2015

El proximo lunes 2 de agosto a las 22h la actriz barcelonesa Mireia Mambo ofrecera un concierto en los Jardines del Galileo (C/ Galileo, 39). Acompañada por su banda de musicos, Mireia compartira con su publico algunos de sus temas favoritos de teatro musical, pop y soul en un concierto unico. (more...)

Photo Flash: Zawe Ashton, Michelle Fairley & More in Rehearsal for SPLENDOUR at Donmar WarehousePhoto Flash: Zawe Ashton, Michelle Fairley & More in Rehearsal for SPLENDOUR at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

In the opulent drawing room of the Presidential Palace, a Western photojournalist awaits the return of the dictator. She is here to take his portrait. The dictator's wife, her best friend and an interpreter wait with her. Prada shoes, vodka glasses and light fingers tap out the time. He is late, very late… (more...)

Jake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More Lead Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening TonightJake Gyllenhaal, Ellen Greene and More Lead Encores! Off-Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Eddie Cooper and Joe Grifasi join Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal and Taran Killam in the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running for three performances, tonight, July 1, and tomorrow, July 2, 2015 at New York City Center. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrates Second Year on the West End Tonight!CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrates Second Year on the West End Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, will mark its second anniversary tonight with a gala performance and party for cast, crew and special guests. (more...)

Encores! Off-Center's A NEW BRAIN, Starring Jonathan Groff, Opens TonightEncores! Off-Center's A NEW BRAIN, Starring Jonathan Groff, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Jenni Barber, Quentin Earl Darrington, Bradley Dean, Dan Fogler, Ana Gasteyer, Josh Lamon, Aaron Lazar, Alyse Alan Louis and Rema Webb join Jonathan Groff in the Encores! Off-Center production of William Finn and James Lapine's A New Brain, running tonight, June 24, through June 27, 2015. The production is directed by James Lapine, with choreography by Josh Prince. (more...)

PENNY DREADFUL's Reeve Carney Set for Showtime's Comic Con PanelPENNY DREADFUL's Reeve Carney Set for Showtime's Comic Con Panel
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Recently picked up for a third season, SHOWTIME will bring the world of PENNY DREADFUL to San Diego Comic-Con, starting with an autograph signing with star Reeve Carney, on Saturday, July 11 (more...)

Showtime Greenlights Season Three of Acclaimed Hit Drama PENNY DREADFULShowtime Greenlights Season Three of Acclaimed Hit Drama PENNY DREADFUL
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

SHOWTIME has renewed the critically-acclaimed, BAFTA Award-winning drama series PENNY DREADFUL for a third season (more...)

VIDEO: Watch New TV Spot for Upcoming James Bond Pic SPECTRE!VIDEO: Watch New TV Spot for Upcoming James Bond Pic SPECTRE!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

During last night's NBA Finals game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, MGM and Sony Pictures premiered a new 60-second TV spot for the 24th James Bond movie, SPECTRE. (more...)

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