Todd Haynes News

L.A, UNIFIED to Play United Solo Fest, 10/11 & 20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

L. A. Unified, a solo show written and performed by David Newer, will play at the Theatre Row Complex (410 W. 42nd St.) as part of the United Solo Festival on October 11th and 20th starting at 7:30PM. Erica Silberman directs Newer as he embodies 16 characters while recounting the chapter in his life as a substitute teacher in the often brutal L.A. Unified School System. (more...)

Todd Haynes To Direct Reese Witherspoon In Nora Ephron-Penned Peggy Lee Biopic
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 09, 2014

Academy Award-winning WALK THE LINE star Reese Witherspoon is poised to make a return to musical biopics byway of a new collaboration with acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes on a film tracing the life and career of iconic performer and recording artist Peggy Lee, scripted by the late Nora Ephron. (more...)

L.A. UNIFIED to Play United Solo Fest, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

L. A. Unified, a solo show written and performed by David Newer, will play at the Theatre Row Complex (410 W. 42nd St.) as part of the United Solo Festival on October 11th starting at 7:30PM. Erica Silberman directs Newer as he embodies 16 characters while recounting the chapter in his life as a substitute teacher in the often brutal L.A. Unified School System. (more...)

Rose McGowan's Directorial Debut DAWN to Have Oscar Qualifying Run
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

RSA/Black Dog Films announced today that after the critically acclaimed world premiere at Sundance Film Festival, the taut directorial debut from Rose McGowan, DAWN, will have an Oscar qualifying run in Los Angeles at the Downtown Independent startingSeptember 19th. As mentioned in The Hollywood Reporter throughout the week the short film will be accompanied by seven features, one per night, curated by McGowan at the first annual 'Dawn Festival'. (more...)

Rose McGowan's Short Film Directorial Debut DAWN to Screen in Los Angeles, Beg. 9/19
by Movies News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

RSA/Black Dog Films announced today that after the critically acclaimed world premiere at Sundance Film Festival, the taut directorial debut from Rose McGowan, DAWN, will have an Oscar-qualifying run in Los Angeles at the Downtown Independent starting September 19th. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Company to Present FAR FROM HEAVEN, 9/12-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

From September 12 - October 11, 2014, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the Boston Premiere of FAR FROM HEAVEN, a lush new musical based on Todd Haynes' acclaimed 2002 film. (more...)

Jennifer Ellis Joins the Cast of SpeakEasy's FAR FROM HEAVEN, Running 9/12-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

SpeakEasy Stage Company Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault announced today that Boston actress Jennifer Ellis will assume the role of Cathy Whitaker in the company's upcoming New England Premiere production of FAR FROM HEAVEN, running September 12 to October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry – women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

Fandor Announces 2014 QUEER CINEMA SPOTLIGHT for Pride Month
by Movies News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Fandor, the leading curated subscription streaming service and home to the most extensive, expertly-curated LGBTQ library (available here), announces their 2014 Queer Cinema Spotlight for Pride Month. (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Bay Street Theatre presents the World Premiere of CONVICTION (Today, May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

James Franco, Le DeLaria, Patina Miller and More Donate Personal Photos to MIX NYC's '#NakedEye Camera Benefit'; Auctions Close Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Over 150 celebrities - actors, musicians, writers, models, photographers, performers - are auctioning off unique personal photos and selfies as part of the MIX NYC #NakedEye Camera Benefit. To bid, visit mixnyc.org/nakedeye. A full list of participating celebrities is included below; auctions close today, May 22nd. (more...)

James Franco, Le DeLaria, Patina Miller and More Donate Personal Photos to MIX NYC's '#NakedEye Camera Benefit'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Starting today, over 150 celebrities - actors, musicians, writers, models, photographers, performers - are auctioning off unique personal photos and selfies as part of the MIX NYC #NakedEye Camera Benefit. To bid, visit mixnyc.org/nakedeye. A full list of participating celebrities is included at the end of this release; auctions close on May 22nd. (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Bay Street Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of CONVICTION (May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Details for 'Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the details for Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 1), May 16 - June 1. Divided into two parts, the retrospective will be the most extensive presentation of Fassbinder's films in New York since 1997, with Part 1 including almost all of his work leading up to 1974 and Part 2 (screening in November) to pick up from 1974 through 1982. The ambitious two-part series will include all of his theatrical features, much of his television work, films he starred in, films that influenced him, and films that were influenced by his work. (more...)

Hope Mohr Dance Kicks Off Home Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Hope Mohr Dance is proud to announce the program for its seventh Home Season featuring three world premieres. As a testament to Mohr's vision as one of the Bay Area's leaders in postmodern dance, this year the company explores a program dedicated to experimentation in choreographic form by its namesake founder. (more...)

Samuel Goldwyn Films Picks Up Kevin Kline-Dakota Fanning Drama THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD
by Movies News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today a Fall 2014 release of co-writers and co-directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland's The Last of Robin Hood. Academy Award(R) winner Kevin Kline stars as Hollywood icon Errol Flynn in this stylish biopic about the actor's final years and his May-December romance with starlet, Beverly Aadland (Dakota Fanning), and her mother's role, Florence Aadland (Academy Award(R) winner Susan Sarandon) in encouraging the relationship. Flynn is widely regarded as the first action-hero in Hollywood. The film, from Lifetime Films, also features Bryan Batt, Max Casella, Jason Davis, Matt Kane, Patrick St. Esprit, Ric Reitz, and Justina Machado. (more...)

Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 06, 2014

With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's CABARET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe-winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21. Cabaret officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This is a 24-week limited engagement. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch a TV spot for the production below! (more...)

Sundance Institute Expands Support to Writers and Creators of Series for TV
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced a significant expansion of its renowned labs for independent artists to include dedicated support for writers and creators of series for television and online platforms. (more...)

FAR FROM HEAVEN Now Available for Licensing Through R&H Theatricals
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The moving and heart-wrenching musical FAR FROM HEAVEN is now available for Professional Theatrical licensing from R&H Theatricals, and its score will be published by Imagem Music, each a division of the Imagem Music Group. Based on Todd Haynes' multi award-winning 2002 film starring Julianne Moore, the musical features music by Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens), lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens), and a book by Tony winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out). (more...)

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