Steve Martin News

Date Of Birth:
August 14, 1945 (68)
Birth Place:
Waco, TX, USA
Gender:
Male
ACT Theatre Announces Full Calendar for July-December 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

A Contemporary Theatre announces the remainder of its 2014 Season with a plethora of Mainstage and Central Heating Lab shows. The Mainstage welcomes two major players from the national scene with a new work from Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Ayad Ahktar who has penned a riveting drama about the overlapping worlds of terrorism and the financial markets called The Invisible Hand. Akhtar's thriller is followed by Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike which throws classic Chekhov characters in a modern family blender. (more...)

Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center, 8/9
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions present a gala evening celebrating the world premiere of Vickie Shaw's brand new comedy film, I'm Not Your Role Model, directed by StandOut's Andrea Meyerson A 'comedy Q&A' featuring Ms. Shaw and her funniest friends, Roxana Ward and Lisa Koch, will follow the screening. The audience is then invited to an outdoor reception in the beautiful courtyard of the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza. The party will take place on Saturday, August 9, starting at 8 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet PETER PAN's Captain Hook- Christopher Walken
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Oscar-winning actor Christopher Walken, one of the most revered talents of his generation and a veteran of film, television and stage, will portray the iconic Captain Hook in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' With the musical on the horizon, BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know Captain Hook! Check out a collection of his performances below! (more...)

Film, Television, and Theatre Icon Christopher Walken Cast as Captain Hook in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Walken, one of the most revered talents of his generation and a veteran of film, television and stage, will portray the iconic Captain Hook in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/7/14 - 'Meet Your Heroes' at NYMF, THE LONG SHRIFT Off-Broadway and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 07, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: NYMF kicks off tonight with a concert celebrating some of the musical theatre world's top composers, James Franco directs THE LONG SHRIFT off-Broadway and more! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/5-7/6/2014
by - Jul 06, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 6, 2014 - Sunday, July 6, 2014. (more...)

Steve Martin Announces Twitter 'Hiatus' to Work on New Musical BRIGHT STAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

No one ever said that writing musicals was easy, and Steve Martin has just announced a Twitter break to focus on his new musical, Bright Star. Martin wrote 'Taking a hiatus from Twitter for a while to concentrate on @ediebrickell 's and my musical 'Bright Star,' opening in San Diego in Sept.' (more...)

Sean Watkins 4th Solo Album 'All I Do Is Lie' Out Today Via Roaring Girl Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

During a nine year recording hiatus from his Grammy award winning band Nickel Creek, singer/songwriter/guitarist Sean Watkins released his third solo album Blinders On, teamed up with Switchfoot singer, Jon Foreman, to form the band Fiction Family, as well as co-founded the experimental supergroup Works Progress Administration (WPA). In addition, for the last decade Sean & his sister Sara Watkins (also from Nickel Creek) have hosted a monthly residency at the Hollywood club, Largo, for their popular music show, Watkins Family Hour, which has featured guests such as Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, Booker T, Grant Lee Phillips, John C. Reily, among many others. (more...)

Skylight Theatre to Bring YEARS TO THE DAY to 59E59, Edinburgh Fringe, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Skylight Theatre Company sends original work to New York and Edinburgh Fringe Festival - YEARS TO THE DAY, A DARK COMEDY written by Allen Barton and directed by Joel Polis. Performances will run: July 8th - 12th at 59 E. 59th St, New York AND July 30th - Aug 24th at Ines Wurth, Pleasance Road, Edinburgh. (more...)

BEHIND THE SCENES: On Stage With DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Tony Cross joined the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels digital media night - where guests were invited to dance, watch the show, and then quiz the stars. What did he make of it? (more...)

ACT to Present AN EVENING OF ONE ACTS, 7/18-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

A full plate of theatre portioned out in three short plays, ACT - A Contemporary Theatre presents An Evening of One Acts. The line-up begins with a curtain raiser by Steve Martin, Patter for the Floating Lady, followed by Woody Allen's Riverside Drive, and the evening culminates with Sam Shepard's The Unseen Hand. All three plays deliver an experience that will stretch the imagination with magic, surprise, wonder, and a dose of science fiction fantasy. (more...)

Kyra Sedgwick to Star in John Patrick Shanley's New Play THE DANISH WIDOW at Powerhouse, 7/16-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, announced that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Kyra Sedgwick will lead the cast of Academy Award and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley's new play The Danish Widow, which will premiere July 16-27, 2014 at Hallie Flanagan-Davis Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College. Shanley also directs the cast which also includes multitalented Broadway vets Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras. (more...)

Sewickley AreaTheatre Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

Those iconic words from the mouth of a giant, bloodthirsty plant will ring out for six performances in Sewickley, starting tonight with the opening of 'Little Shop of Horrors,' Sewickley Area Theatre Company's first full-scale production. (more...)

Sewickley Area Theatre Co. Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

For Catelyn Weber, performing as Audrey in "Little Shop of Horrors" is a milestone she'll cherish. (more...)

Will Friedwald's 'Clip Joint: A Video Music Mixtape' Set for Independence Day Americana Special, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

On Tuesday June 24, from 7 to 10 PM, Will Friedwald's 'Clip Joint: A Video Music Mixtape' is set for The Independence Day Americana Special. (more...)

The Wiggles Ready, Steady, Wiggle' North American Tour to Hit MA This September
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The all-new live show THE WIGGLES "READY, STEADY, WIGGLE" will come to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester for one performance on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 6:30PM (more...)

THE OPPONENT to Swing Into 59E59 Theaters from Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, 7/31-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT begins performances on Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7. Press opening is Wednesday, August 6 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Jay Leno to Receive 17th Annual Mark Twin Prize for American Humor
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

A lineup of top entertainers will salute Jay Leno at the 17th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 19, 2014 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. (more...)

Comedian Kevin James Live on Stage at The Hanover Theatre This October
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

KEVIN JAMES producer, co-writer, and star of the hit comedies Paul 'Blart: Mall Cop' (2009) and 'Zookeeper' (2011) will bring his hilarious stand-up comedy to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

FATHER OF THE BRIDE Part 3?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

According to Nikki Finke, Disney and Warner Bros. are sorting out the rights to Father of the Bride 3. As of now, it seems that Charles Shyer will both direct and write the script and Steve Martin will reprise his role as the father. (more...)

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