Scott Rudin News

Date of Birth: July 14, 1958 (58)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Breaking News: GROUNDHOG DAY Musical Will Still Cast Shadow on BroadwayBreaking News: GROUNDHOG DAY Musical Will Still Cast Shadow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Although Scott Rudin withdrew as a producer from the musical adaptation of GROUNDHOG DAY earlier this summer, The New York Times reports that following a successful debut at London's Old Vic Theatre, the show will still be transferring to Broadway as planned. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry to Star in Benefit Performance of THE LAST FIVE YEARSCynthia Erivo and Joshua Henry to Star in Benefit Performance of THE LAST FIVE YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

 It was announced today Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Erivo and Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will star in a special one-night-only benefit concert version of Jason Robert Brown's seminal musical, The Last Five Years, with the composer himself leading the orchestra. Produced by SubCulture and Jason Robert Brown, the evening will take place at Town Hall (123 West 43rd St), and 100% of the proceeds will benefit The Brady Center, the national organization determined to create a safer America by cutting gun deaths in half by 2025. (more...)

People's Light Opens Conversations in Fifth Season of COMMUNITY MATTERSPeople's Light Opens Conversations in Fifth Season of COMMUNITY MATTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

Amid the current fractured national landscape - where political and cultural tensions have many people deeply angered, saddened, and retreating to their own ideological camps - the grassroots reading and discussion series, Community Matters at People's Light aims to spark conversation about relevant issues in our community with a diverse array of perspectives and voices. Performed readings of new plays are the centerpiece of each evening, followed by a discussion with community partners, special guests, artists, and audiences. The fifth season of Community Matters features the reading and discussion of plays focused on the American work-force, mental illness, and the representation of race, gender, and sexuality in art. (more...)

Denzel Washington-Led Big Screen Adaptation of Tony Winning FENCES Gets Premiere DateDenzel Washington-Led Big Screen Adaptation of Tony Winning FENCES Gets Premiere Date
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Theater fans must mark December 25th on their calendars as the nationwide premiere date for Paramount Pictures' big screen adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony winning play FENCES. (more...)

Mark Strong and Hope Davis Lead David Hare's THE RED BARN at National TheatreMark Strong and Hope Davis Lead David Hare's THE RED BARN at National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 18, 2016

THE RED BARN, a new play by David Hare, based on the novel, La Main, by Georges Simenon opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 6 October (press night 17 October). (more...)

Montego Glover and Joshua Henry to Join The New York Pops at Feinstein's/54 BelowMontego Glover and Joshua Henry to Join The New York Pops at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

On September 19, 2016, The New York Pops will return to Feinstein's/54 Below in Manhattan, NY, for a cabaret performance starring Tony nominees Montego Glover and Joshua Henry. The night will be an intimate evening of dining and entertainment led by Music Director Steven Reineke as two of Broadway's most talented stars perform some of their favorite tunes. (more...)

Rumor Patrol: Cindy Adams Says Carol Channing Possible for HELLO, DOLLY Revival!?Rumor Patrol: Cindy Adams Says Carol Channing Possible for HELLO, DOLLY Revival!?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Despite firm denials from both press rep Rick Miramontez and producer Scott Rudin, as well as the star's age (95), the NY Post's Cindy Adams insists she has heard rumors that Carol Channing could be up for playing the matinee 'Dolly' (more...)

Breaking News: Tony-Winning THE HUMANS Will Move to the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre to Extend RunBreaking News: Tony-Winning THE HUMANS Will Move to the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre to Extend Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that, on the heels of winning four Tony Awards including Best Play, The Humans will move into Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) to extend its limited run. The Humans will play its first performance in its new home on Tuesday, August 9. It will play its final performance at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Sunday, July 24, and then take a two-week hiatus to allow for the move. As previously announced, the Hayes is set to undergo significant renovations beginning in August. (more...)

Academy Award'-Winner Aaron Sorkin to Teach Online Screenwriting MasterClassAcademy Award'-Winner Aaron Sorkin to Teach Online Screenwriting MasterClass
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

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'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Sets 2016-17 North American Tour Route: Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle & More!'CURIOUS INCIDENT' Sets 2016-17 North American Tour Route: Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. (more...)

Fox Theatricals Brings Home Tony Award as a Producer of THE HUMANSFox Theatricals Brings Home Tony Award as a Producer of THE HUMANS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

St. Louis' own Fox Theatricals received a 2016 Tony® Award as a producer of THE HUMANS, a new Broadway play by Stephan Karam.  THE HUMANS received a total of four 2016 Tony nominations:  Best Play,  Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Reed Birney), Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Jayne Houdyshell) and Best Scenic Design of a Play (David Zinn).  The show received additional nominations for Best Lighting Design of a Play (Justin Townsend) and Best Direction of a Play (Joe Mantello). (more...)

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of a PlayA VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

ARTHUR MILLER'S A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.  (more...)

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE's Ivo Van Hove Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a PlayA VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE's Ivo Van Hove Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Ivo Van Hove has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for ARTHUR MILLER'S A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE. The production marks his Broadway debut. (more...)


by Marianka Swain - Jun 9, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin has announced the staggering complete cast list for the upcoming production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business. (more...)

Breaking News: Full Starry Cast Set for THE FRONT PAGE; Holland Taylor and Robert Morse JoinBreaking News: Full Starry Cast Set for THE FRONT PAGE; Holland Taylor and Robert Morse Join
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

So many stars! Producer Scott Rudin has announced the staggering complete cast list for the upcoming production of The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

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Broadway AM Report, 6/7/2016 - Atlantic Theater Company, MCC and More!Broadway AM Report, 6/7/2016 - Atlantic Theater Company, MCC and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 7, 2016

TODAY'S BIG NEWS: THE PURPLE LIGHTS OF JOPPA ILLINOIS opens at Atlantic Theater Company and A FUNNY THING HAPPENED... opens at MCC! Keep an eye out for photo coverage! (more...)

AUDIO: Listen to Producer Scott Rudin Discuss His Award Winning Year with of SHUFFLE ALONG, THE HUMANS & More!AUDIO: Listen to Producer Scott Rudin Discuss His Award Winning Year with of SHUFFLE ALONG, THE HUMANS & More!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Jun 6, 2016

Scott Rudin, producer of hit shows, such as BOOK OF MORMON, and lead producer of 5 Tony nominated shows this year, including Drama Desk Award Winners THE HUMANS and SHUFFLE ALONG, recently sat down with Terry Gross on Fresh Air. The EGOT winner discussed a range of topics, from the start of his career, to his ongoing passion of theatre. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field and two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello will return to the Broadway stage next season to star in Tennessee Williams's most cherished play, The Glass Menagerie. Tony Award winner Sam Gold will direct the production, which will also star Finn Wittrock and Madison Ferris, who will be making her Broadway debut in the role of Laura Wingfield. The Glass Menagerie will begin performances at Broadway's Golden Theatre on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, with an official opening night set for Thursday, March 23, 2017. (more...)

Producer Scott Rudin Withdraws from Broadway-Bound GROUNDHOG DAY MusicalProducer Scott Rudin Withdraws from Broadway-Bound GROUNDHOG DAY Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Scott Rudin has withdrawn as a producer for the upcoming musical stage adaptation of GROUNDHOG DAY. The production is set to premiere at London's Old Vic Theater this July before making the transfer to Broadway next January. (more...)

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