Scott Rudin News

Barrymore Theatre Box Office for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Barrymore Theatre box office opens tomorrow, Wednesday, July 23, for tickets to the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, which will arrive on Broadway September 10. The production officially opens on Sunday, October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Paul Thomas Anderson's INHERENT VICE as the Centerpiece Selection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced yesterday that Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice will make its World Premiere as the Centerpiece selection for the upcoming 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 - October 12) on Saturday, October 4. (more...)

SKYLIGHT Recoups Investment With Five Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Currently breaking all Wyndham's Box Office records for the highest grossing show, Stephen Daldry's production of David Hare's Skylight has recouped within its fifth week since opening. (more...)

SKYLIGHT Gets NT Live Performance, July 17!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

On Thursday next week, 17 July 2014 at 7pm, there will be an NT Live performance of Stephen Daldry's critically acclaimed production of Skylight. Starring Bill Nighy as Tom Sergeant, Carey Mulligan as Kyra Hollis and Matthew Beard as Edward Sergeant, David Hare's Olivier award-winning play runs at the Wyndham's Theatre until 23 August 2014 in a strictly limited season. (more...)

Like, Totally! Amy Heckerling Working on Musical Adaptation of CLUELESS; Katy Perry to Star?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

According to Vulture, Clueless director Amy Heckerling revealed that she is currenly in the "really, really, early, early stages" of creating a musical version of the hit 1995 film. Heckerling has written both a book and song lyrics for the show herself, and she even has a star in mind. She told Vulture: "Katy Perry has expressed interest, and I love her to death." She continued: "Maybe Iggy [Azalea] wants to do it!" (more...)

SKYLIGHT, Starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan, Headed to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The New York Post writes that David Hare's SKYLIGHT, starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan, is 'laying the groundwork for a transfer' to Broadway following its rave-review opening last week at Wyndham's Theatre in the West End. No word on official dates or a theater, but BWW will keep you updated as we know more! (more...)

Steppenwolf Theatre's Broadway-Bound THIS IS OUR YOUTH Adds Two July Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends the celebrated summer revival of This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro, and featuring Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. The play, featuring performances from Cera, Culkin and Gevinson continues for two additional performances July 13 and July 20 at 7:30pm. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Bring West End's SKYLIGHT with Carey Mulligan & Bill Nighy to Cinemas this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Celebrating its 5th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy and Matthew Beard in the critically acclaimed West End production of David Hare's Skylight, directed by Stephen Daldry, on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. The production will first receive a live broadcast to cinemas in the UK on Thursday, July 17. (more...)

Andrew Rannells, Anne Hathaway & More Begin Production on THE INTERN Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The film's multi-generational cast also features Rene Russo ('Thor'), Andrew Rannells ('Girls'), Adam DeVine ('Pitch Perfect'), and Nat Wolff ('The Fault in Our Stars'). (more...)

Aaron Sorkin to Adapt Michael Lewis' FLASH BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony has signed Aaron Sorkin to adapt the New York Times Bestseller by Michael Lewis titled Flash Boys. This will be the second project that Sorkin worked on with Sony. He also wrote the screenplay for Moneyball, which was released in 2011. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson Talk Broadway-Bound THIS IS OUR YOUTH
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2014

THIS IS OUR YOUTH by Kenneth Lonergan is headed to Chicago, then Broadway this summer, guided by producer Scott Rudin and directed by Anna D. Shapiro. It will star Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin and Tavi Gevinson. THIS IS OUR YOUTH will be staged in the round with Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago in June and re-worked for the Cort Theatre on Broadway in August. Click below to watch an interview with the show's three stars! (more...)

Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Closes Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun closes tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. It was directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon and originally opened on April 3 for a limited engagement. (more...)

Tony-Winning A RAISIN IN THE SUN Revival Recoups on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Broadway's critically acclaimed production of Denzel Washington in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN is celebrating a big week. Not only did it take home three 2014 Tony Awards (Best Revival of a Play, Best Director of a Play -- Kenny Leon, and Best Featured Actress in a Play -- Sophie Okonedo) on Sunday night, it has also recouped its entire capitalization. The production, which began previews Saturday, March 8, officially opened on Thursday, April 3 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47 Street), where it will end its limited engagement run this Sunday, June 15. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy & Matthew Beard in SKYLIGHT at Wyndham's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Stephen Daldry directs Matthew Beard (Edward Sergeant), Carey Mulligan (Kyra Hollis) and Bill Nighy (Tom Sergeant) in a major West End revival of David Hare's Olivier award-winning Skylight. Opening at the Wyndham's Theatre on 18 June, the show's strictly limited run plays until 23 August 2014. Designs are by Bob Crowley with lighting by Natasha Katz, sound by Paul Arditti and music by Paul Englishby. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Alexander Sharp & More to Star in CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME on Broadway; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Casting has been announced for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (more...)

GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, HEDWIG, Neil Patrick Harris & More Win at the 80th Annual Drama League Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 16, 2014

The 80th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon is being held this afternoon, May 16, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square, where winners will be announced for Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. This year's event, which began at noon, is hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. BroadwayWorld is updating the winners live! Check back in to find out who took home the big awards! (more...)

Glenn Close to Return to Broadway Opposite Lithgow, Duncan, Balaban, Higgins & Plimpton in Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton will star in a new Broadway production of Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE this fall at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production, which will be directed by Pam MacKinnon, begins previewsMonday, October 20 and plays an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 22, 2015. Opening night is Thursday, November 20. (more...)

Open Road Films Acquires Rights to Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut ROSEWATER
by Movies News Desk - May 12, 2014

Open Road Films announced today that it has acquired U.S. distribution to Jon Stewart's ROSEWATER (more...)

Sneak Peek at Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy Starring in SKYLIGHT - Rehearsals Begin Today
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

Rehearsals begin today (6 May 2014) for Stephen Daldry's production of David Hare's Skylight. In a major West End revival of Hare's Olivier award-winning play, Daldry directs Matthew Beard as Edward Sergeant, Carey Mulligan as Kyra Hollis and Bill Nighy as Tom Sergeant. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Producer Anne Garefino Set for Boston College's 16th Annual Arts Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Campus arts in all genres will be celebrated and showcased -and the achievements of accomplished alumni arts professionals will be highlighted-at Boston College's 16th annual Arts Festival, today, April 24 through Saturday, April 26, 2014. (more...)

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