Scott Rudin News

Date of Birth: July 14, 1958 (58)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
FENCES Film's San Francisco Premiere to Reopen the Curran Next Week; Enter Ticket Lottery!FENCES Film's San Francisco Premiere to Reopen the Curran Next Week; Enter Ticket Lottery!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Paramount Pictures, with the Curran theater and the San Francisco Film Society, will present the San Francisco Premiere of the film Fences, which has been adapted into a motion picture by the late August Wilson. The event, 30 years after the play first played at the Curran theater ahead of its Broadway premiere, will reopen the Curran following a just-completed, extensive renovation.    (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Returns Tonight, Extends Through December Off-BroadwaySarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Returns Tonight, Extends Through December Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The encore engagement of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play opens tonight at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, has extended the encore engagement of the production through December 29.   (more...)

THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!THE HUMANS to Eat Last Holiday Meal on Broadway This Winter; National Tour on the Horizon!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Producers Scott Rudin and Barry Diller announced today that the most acclaimed, celebrated, and awarded American play in recent memory, The Humans, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at its third New York home, the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, after its year-long, smash hit run on Broadway and fourteen weeks Off Broadway. (more...)

BWW Recap: Liza's 'Summer Friday' Isn't Without Its Ups and Downs on YOUNGERBWW Recap: Liza's 'Summer Friday' Isn't Without Its Ups and Downs on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith - Nov 30, 2016

So, apparently… while we're finishing up our turkey leftovers, prepping for a visit from the big man with the bag, and above all, bracing for snow… it's bright and shiny summer in the YOUNGER-verse. But while the weather outside may not be frightful… it's not quite all fun in the sun for Liza and Kelsey, who find themselves in hot water after a deal to secure Colin's manuscript goes rather awry. Ruh roh.  (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/26/2016
by - Nov 26, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/26/2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Denzel Washington & Viola Davis in All-New Trailer for FENCESVIDEO: Denzel Washington & Viola Davis in All-New Trailer for FENCES
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Paramount has today shared the new official teaser trailer for FENCES, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. The film hits theaters on Christmas Day, December 25, 2016. Get a first look below! (more...)

Original Star Jason Alexander Set for Q&A at MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening in L.A.Original Star Jason Alexander Set for Q&A at MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Just announced, Tony and SAG Award winner Jason Alexander, who starred in the original Broadway cast of Merrily We Roll Along, will participate in a Q&A at one of the first Los Angeles public screenings of the new documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work, Merrily We Roll Along. (more...)

Kate Arrington to Join Original Stars in Off-Broadway Encore of THE WOLVES; Rush Policy Announced!Kate Arrington to Join Original Stars in Off-Broadway Encore of THE WOLVES; Rush Policy Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The Playwrights Realm has announced the complete cast of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play. (more...)

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Film Becomes No. 1 Documentary Nationwide, Extends After NYC PremiereMERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Film Becomes No. 1 Documentary Nationwide, Extends After NYC Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Atlas Media's Merrily We Roll Along documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look at the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work - scored in its first weekend of limited release on just two screens in New York City, with strong ticket sales at both NYC. (more...)

KING LEAR, Starring Glenda Jackson, in Talks for West End and Broadway TransfersKING LEAR, Starring Glenda Jackson, in Talks for West End and Broadway Transfers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Baz Bamigboye of the UK Daily Mail has reported that producers Sonia Friedman, Bob Bartner and Scott Rudin are perusing both Broadway and West End real estate for a potential transfer of the acclaimed Old Vic production of Shakespeare's 'King Lear' for potential 2017 productions. (more...)

New Sondheim Musical BUNUEL to Arrive on Broadway in 2018? Joe Mantello Boards as DirectorNew Sondheim Musical BUNUEL to Arrive on Broadway in 2018? Joe Mantello Boards as Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

With producer Scott Rudin on board, Riedel predicts that with favorable reviews, the musical will certainly head to Broadway for a Spring 2018 premiere, just in time for Sondheim's 88th birthday (more...)

Audra McDonald at Center of SHUFFLE ALONG Insurance LawsuitAudra McDonald at Center of SHUFFLE ALONG Insurance Lawsuit
by Jessica Khan - Nov 14, 2016

Powerhouse Broadway couple Audra McDonald and Will Swenson just welcomed their new baby girl into the world, and the Broadway community can't wait to see what kind of star she'll grow into. But in the midst of this joy, the producers of SHUFFLE ALONG, which McDonald departed early due to her surprise pregnancy at the age of 45, has sued its insurer Lloyd's of London for refusing to cover the losses caused by the Tony winner's exit. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Host Q&A with Lonny Price After MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary ScreeningBernadette Peters to Host Q&A with Lonny Price After MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Documentary Screening
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, a Broadway legend and one of Sondheim's most iconic leading ladies, will host a Q&A with director Lonny Price at one of the first public screenings of his new documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened - a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into the 'then' and 'now' of perhaps Stephen Sondheim's most beloved work, Merrily We Roll Along. (more...)

Photo Flash: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis & More Attend FENCES LA Guild ScreeningPhoto Flash: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis & More Attend FENCES LA Guild Screening
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and more attended Saturday night's Los Angeles Guild Screening of FENCES at the Regency Village Theatre. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Encore of Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVESTickets on Sale Today for Encore of Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The world premiere of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play, was met with widespread critical acclaim and sold-out houses when it opened on September 11 of this year. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, will present a limited, encore engagement of the production from November 29-December 24. General tickets for The Wolves go on sale today, November 3, 2016. (more...)

Tickets to 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' at Dr. Phillips Center on Sale FridayTickets to 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' at Dr. Phillips Center on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 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. Directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott, the critically acclaimed production will come to Dr. Phillips Center as part of a North American Tour. The Orlando engagement will play the Walt Disney Theater November 1 - 6, 2016. (more...)

The National Theatre Production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME On Sale This SundayThe National Theatre Production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME On Sale This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 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. Directed by Tony winnerMarianne Elliott, the critically acclaimed production will go on sale to the public this Sunday, October 30, 2016. THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will play a limited two week engagement at the Boston Opera House as part of the 2016/2017 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis in New Poster Art for FENCES FilmPhoto Flash: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis in New Poster Art for FENCES Film
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis will reprise their roles in a big screen adaptation of August Wilson's 1983 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play FENCES. Washington will also direct the film, hitting theaters on Christmas Day, December 25th from Paramount Studios. (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's All-Female Soccer Play THE WOLVES Gets Encore Off-BroadwaySarah DeLappe's All-Female Soccer Play THE WOLVES Gets Encore Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The world premiere of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play, was met with widespread critical acclaim and sold-out houses when it opened on September 11 of this year. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, will present a limited, encore engagement of the production from November 29-December 24.   (more...)

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Lucas Hedges to Star in YEN at MCC TheaterMANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Lucas Hedges to Star in YEN at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

MCC Theater announced today that breakout actor Lucas Hedges -- whose performance opposite Casey Affleck in the film festival favorite Manchester by the Sea, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, is garnering rave reviews ahead of its November 18 theatrical release -- will lead the cast of the American premiere of YEN, Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, directed by MCC alum Trip Cullman. (more...)

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