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Judi Dench to Play 'Mon Mothma' in STAR WARS EPISODE VII?Judi Dench to Play 'Mon Mothma' in STAR WARS EPISODE VII?
by Movies News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Dame Judi Dench is being considered for the elderly version of Mon Mothma, the senator who co-ordinated and gave the Rebel Alliance briefing in J.J. Abrams' upcoming 'Star Wars: Episode VII. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET, Starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, Closes on Broadway TodayROMEO AND JULIET, Starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2013

The Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET, starring international film star Orlando Bloom in his Broadway debut opposite two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, closes today, December 8, 2013, after 27 previews and 93 regular performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, Romeo and Juliet began previews on Saturday, August 24, 2013 and opened on Thursday, September 19, 2013. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET, Starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, Extends Through December 8 on BroadwayROMEO AND JULIET, Starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, Extends Through December 8 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

It was announced today that the Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET, starring international film star Orlando Bloom in his Broadway debut opposite two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, will play two weeks past its originally announced 14-week limited Broadway engagement - with a final performance set for Sunday, December 8, 2013, after 27 previews and 93 regular performances at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). (more...)

Orlando Bloom & Condola Rashad-Led ROMEO AND JULIET Opens Tonight on BroadwayOrlando Bloom & Condola Rashad-Led ROMEO AND JULIET Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

The new Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET starring international film star Orlando Bloom, making his Broadway debut opposite two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, officially opens tonight, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). ROMEO AND JULIET began previews on Saturday, August 24th, 2013 and is scheduled to run through Sunday, January 12th, 2014. (more...)

Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Lead ROMEO AND JULIET, Opening Tonight at the Richard Rodgers TheatreOrlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Lead ROMEO AND JULIET, Opening Tonight at the Richard Rodgers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

International film star Orlando Bloom makes his Broadway debut alongside Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, as Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers in a new Broadway production of the timeless love story Romeo and Juliet, directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux. The show opens on Broadway tonight, September 19, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The production also stars two-time Tony Award nominee Jayne Houdyshell as the Nurse and Tony Award nominee Joe Morton as Lord Capulet. (more...)

Tony Award Winners Chuck Cooper and Brent Carver Join Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad in ROMEO & JULIET on BroadwayTony Award Winners Chuck Cooper and Brent Carver Join Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad in ROMEO & JULIET on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Tony Award-winning actor Brent Carver returns to Broadway this August, to play Friar Laurence in the new Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET, starring international film star Orlando Bloom and Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad as Shakespeare's titular star-crossed lovers. Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper also joins the cast, taking on the role of Lord Capulet, in place of the previously announced Joe Morton, who is unable to continue with the production due to scheduling conflicts with his recurring role on a television series. (more...)

VIDEO: New Clip for Dame Judi Dench-Led PHILOMENAVIDEO: New Clip for Dame Judi Dench-Led PHILOMENA
by Movies News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

PHILOMENA, starring Dame Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, will premiere In Competition at Venice Film Festival and will be a Special Presentation at Toronto International Film Festival. Check out a new clip from the film below! (more...)

Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad-Led ROMEO AND JULIET Begins Today on BroadwayOrlando Bloom and Condola Rashad-Led ROMEO AND JULIET Begins Today on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

Preview performances begin today, Saturday, August 24, for the new Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story Romeo and Juliet starring international film star Orlando Bloom, making his Broadway debut opposite two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad. The play's Opening Night is set for Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. (more...)

Tony Award Winners Chuck Cooper and Brent Carver Join Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad in ROMEO & JULIET on BroadwayTony Award Winners Chuck Cooper and Brent Carver Join Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad in ROMEO & JULIET on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Tony Award-winning actor Brent Carver returns to Broadway this August, to play Friar Laurence in the new Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET, starring international film star Orlando Bloom and Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad as Shakespeare's titular star-crossed lovers. Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper also joins the cast, taking on the role of Lord Capulet, in place of the previously announced Joe Morton, who is unable to continue with the production due to scheduling conflicts with his recurring role on a television series. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Begins Previews at Richard Rodgers Theatre TomorrowROMEO AND JULIET Begins Previews at Richard Rodgers Theatre Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Preview performances begin tomorrow, Saturday August 24, for the new Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET starring international film star Orlando Bloom, making his Broadway debut opposite two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad. The play's Opening Night is set for Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. (more...)

Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench Set for Adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIO TROTDustin Hoffman, Judi Dench Set for Adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIO TROT
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Deadline reports that Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman will team with Dane Judi Dench in an upcoming 90-minute adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIO TROT for the BBC. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Dame Judi Dench Stars in PHILOMENAVIDEO: First Look - Dame Judi Dench Stars in PHILOMENA
by Movies News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

PHILOMENA, starring Dame Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, will premiere In Competition at Venice Film Festival and will be a Special Presentation at Toronto International Film Festival. Get a first look below! (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Announces $20 Student Ticket Program; Box Office Now OpenROMEO AND JULIET Announces $20 Student Ticket Program; Box Office Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

The Richard Rodgers Theatre Box Office (226 West 46th Street) opens today at 10:00am EST for the new Broadway production of Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET, starring international film star Orlando Bloom and two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad as the titular star-crossed lovers, and directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux. The opening of the box office also marks the launch of the production's Student Ticket Program; in order to make this production accessible to all, 100 tickets per performance will be set aside at $20 for students and educators. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando Bloom & Condola Rashad in ROMEO AND JULIET; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced!Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando Bloom & Condola Rashad in ROMEO AND JULIET; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

A new promotional image for the upcoming Broadway production of ROMEO AND JULIET, directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, has been revealed, featuring international film star Orlando Bloom and two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad as Shakespeare's titular star-crossed lovers. Check out a first look at the pair below! (more...)

Roslyn Ruff, Christian Camargo, Justin Guarini & More Join Cast of ROMEO & JULIET!Roslyn Ruff, Christian Camargo, Justin Guarini & More Join Cast of ROMEO & JULIET!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of ROMEO AND JULIET, starring international film star Orlando Bloom and two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad as Shakespeare's titular star-crossed lovers, and directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux. (more...)

Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench to Co-star in Film Adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIOTROTDustin Hoffman, Judi Dench to Co-star in Film Adaptation of Roald Dahl's ESIOTROT
by Movies News Desk - Jun 7, 2013

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Best Makes Directoral Debut With RSC's MACBETH, With Millson And SpiroBest Makes Directoral Debut With RSC's MACBETH, With Millson And Spiro
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

Shakespeare's classic exploration of ambition, guilt and destiny opens at the Globe on 22 June 2013, the third and final play in the Season of Plenty's trio of supernatural Shakespeares. The production features Joseph Millson and Samantha Spiro as the murderous couple at the heart of the play, with Billy Boyd as Banquo and Gawn Grainger as Duncan. Celebrated cabaret artist Bette Bourne will play the Porter. (more...)

Tony Award Winners Chuck Cooper and Brent Carver Join Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad in ROMEO & JULIET on BroadwayTony Award Winners Chuck Cooper and Brent Carver Join Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad in ROMEO & JULIET on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Tony Award-winning actor Brent Carver returns to Broadway this August, to play Friar Laurence in the new Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET, starring international film star Orlando Bloom and Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad as Shakespeare's titular star-crossed lovers. Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper also joins the cast, taking on the role of Lord Capulet, in place of the previously announced Joe Morton, who is unable to continue with the production due to scheduling conflicts with his recurring role on a television series. (more...)

Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad to Lead David Leveaux-Helmed ROMEO AND JULIET on Broadway; Opens September 19 at Richard Rodgers TheatreOrlando Bloom and Condola Rashad to Lead David Leveaux-Helmed ROMEO AND JULIET on Broadway; Opens September 19 at Richard Rodgers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2013

According to the New York Times, Shakespeare's classic romatic tradgedy Romeo and Juliet is coming back to Broadway this summer. Helmed by David Leveaux, the production will star Tony nominee Condola Rashad and Orlando Bloom- making his Broadway debut in the role. Joining them in the play, which is set to open on September 19 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, will be Jayne Houdyshell as the Nurse and Joe Morton as Lord Capulet. (more...)

Judi Dench on the Importance of Shakespeare in SchoolsJudi Dench on the Importance of Shakespeare in Schools
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

In a recent interview with BBC, Dame Judi Dench chatted about the importance of teaching Shakespeare in schools. Dench commented: ' I would like to be doing a Shakespeare play every single night, and I do try to say a sonnet every day... Either it gives you goosebumps or it doesn't, and I heard this morning that some schools have stopped doing Shakespeare on the school curriculum.' (more...)

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