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Date Of Birth:
January 30, 1937 (78)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Gender:
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THE BIG BANG THEORY Star Kunal Nayyar Joins Cast of New Group's THE SPOILSTHE BIG BANG THEORY Star Kunal Nayyar Joins Cast of New Group's THE SPOILS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

The New Group has announced additional casting and production dates for the world premiere production of The Spoils, a new play written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg, directed by Scott Elliott. Kunal Nayyar ("The Big Bang Theory") joins Jesse Eisenberg in this production, which marks the third show in The New Group's current 20th Anniversary Season. Previews begin May 7, in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, June 2. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through June 28 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/18/2015 - CHURCHILL and VERITE Off-Broadway!WAKE UP with BWW 2/18/2015 - CHURCHILL and VERITE Off-Broadway!
by Jessica Showers - Feb 18, 2015

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: CHURCHILL and VERITE open off-Broadway tonight and more! (more...)

Rattlestick to Welcome Vanessa Redgrave for One-Night-Only LAST TRAIN TO PARIS ReadingRattlestick to Welcome Vanessa Redgrave for One-Night-Only LAST TRAIN TO PARIS Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater artistic director David Van Asselt and managing director Brian Long have announced that Vanessa Redgrave will perform a one-night-only reading of a dramatic adaptation of the novel Last Train to Paris by Michele Zackheim on Monday, March 30 at 7pm at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. (more...)

Rattlestick & Women's Project's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Begins Next MonthRattlestick & Women's Project's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Women's Project Theater will present the world premiere of The Undeniable Sound of Right Now, written by Laura Eason (S e x with Strangers,'House of Cards') and directed by Kirsten Kelly (Slipping), beginning Thursday, March 19 at 7pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. The production is set to run through Saturday, May 2. (more...)

Sedos' THE DEVILS to Open Next Month at the Bridewell TheatreSedos' THE DEVILS to Open Next Month at the Bridewell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Sedos, the City of London's premier amateur theatre company, opens its 2015 season next month with a production of The Devils at the company's resident home, the Bridewell Theatre, from 17 - 21 March. (more...)

Rattlestick Extends SHESH YAKRattlestick Extends SHESH YAK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights and LaiLou Productions have announced that the world premiere of Shesh Yak, written by Laith Nakli and directed by Bruce McCarty, will extend one week through Saturday, February 28 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. The production had originally been scheduled to run through Sunday, February 22. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon in AN EVENING WITH DESDEMONA AND EMILIA & More Set for 2015 Spring Public Forum Drama Club SeasonCynthia Nixon in AN EVENING WITH DESDEMONA AND EMILIA & More Set for 2015 Spring Public Forum Drama Club Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

The Public Theater announced the 2015 Spring Public Forum season, featuring an exciting line-up of one-night-only readings and discussions that connect dramatic literature to society. Continuing its fifth year, the popular Public Forum series presents the theater of ideas: conversations and performances with leading voices in politics, media, and the arts. (more...)

Kim Cattrall, Joseph Fiennes Uncover Shakespeare's Greatest Love Stories on PBS' SHAKESPEARE UNCOVEREDKim Cattrall, Joseph Fiennes Uncover Shakespeare's Greatest Love Stories on PBS' SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The season finale of PBS' SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED explores two of Shakespeare's greatest love stories on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015 AT 9PM & 10PM (more...)

Shirley Knight Set for Talkback After Texas State's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 2/20Shirley Knight Set for Talkback After Texas State's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance is presenting A Streetcar Named Desire, runing February 17-22, 2015. (more...)

West End's THE HEART OF THINGS Announces Full Cast, Including Ralph WatsonWest End's THE HEART OF THINGS Announces Full Cast, Including Ralph Watson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Ralph Watson, Nick Waring and Patience Tomlinson lead the cast of the The Heart of Things by Giles Cole, which premieres at Jermyn Street Theatre this Spring. Giles is joined by director Knight Mantell, to reform the team that created the hugely acclaimed The Art of Concealment about the life of Terence Rattigan, which was staged at the same theatre in 2012. With impeccable timing, as the 2015 election campaign goes into overdrive and the political parties are once again at each other's throats, Close Quarter Productions presents this poignant and gripping family drama set against the background of the 2010 general election. The production runs from March 10 to April 4 as part of the theatre's twenty-first anniversary year. (more...)

Shakespeare Uncovered Preview: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA with Kim CattrallShakespeare Uncovered Preview: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA with Kim Cattrall
by Ellen Dostal - Feb 9, 2015

Next on Shakespeare Uncovered, Kim Cattrall goes back 2000 years to explore the epic love story between a Roman General and an Egyptian Queen, two of the most powerful people in the world. She says theirs was an almost sadistic love affair and although she has played Cleopatra twice, she still has questions about the woman. (more...)

LES MIS' Amanda Seyfried to Star in Supernatural Thriller BLACK LUNGLES MIS' Amanda Seyfried to Star in Supernatural Thriller BLACK LUNG
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

2929 Productions and Emily Ziff and Sara Murphy of Cooper's Town Productions announced today that Amanda Seyfried (Les Miserables, Ted 2) and Theo James (The Divergent Series: Insurgent) are set to star in the supernatural thriller BLACK LUNG. (more...)

THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Set for Roxy Regional Theatre's theotherspace, 2/23-3/3THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Set for Roxy Regional Theatre's theotherspace, 2/23-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

'Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.' Those were the first words written by author Joan Didion after the sudden death of her husband of nearly four decades. Didion's powerful memoir of love and loss, THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING, will unfold upon the stage of the Roxy Regional Theatre's theotherspace for four evenings, February 23 - March 3. (more...)

MISS MARPLE Star Geraldine McEwan Has Died at 82MISS MARPLE Star Geraldine McEwan Has Died at 82
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

Multitalented British actress and director, best known for portraying the Agatha Christie detective Miss Marple, Geraldine McEwan, has died at age 82. The BAFTA Award-winner's family says she died on January 30, due to complications from a stroke suffered in October. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westchester Broadway Theatre's CAMELOTPhoto Flash: First Look at Westchester Broadway Theatre's CAMELOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Lerner and Loewe's timeless masterpiece, Camelot was inspired by T. H. White's chivalric tale, 'The Once and Future King'. It is considered one of history's greatest love stories. King Arthur and his new queen, Guinevere, rule their kingdom with ideals of chivalry and peace, but the arrival of Sir Lancelot threatens the foundation of the realm in one of the most fabled love triangles of all time. Revel in the glorious music including, 'Camelot', 'If Ever I Would Leave You', 'The Lusty Month of May', 'I Loved You Once in Silence', 'What Do the Simple Folk Do?' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/30/2015 - BROOKLYNITE, THE NETHER, PHANTOM at 27 and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/30/2015 - BROOKLYNITE, THE NETHER, PHANTOM at 27 and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 30, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: BROOKLYNITE begins off-Broadway, THE NETHER starts at the Duke of York's in London, and PHANTOM marks 27 years on the Great White Way! (more...)

Hot Ticket! Amanda Seyfried to Make Off-Broadway Debut Opposite Thomas Sadoski in Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BYHot Ticket! Amanda Seyfried to Make Off-Broadway Debut Opposite Thomas Sadoski in Neil LaBute's THE WAY WE GET BY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

It's going to be a hot ticket! Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has just announced that film star Amanda Seyfried (Les Miserables, Dear John, Mamma Mia!, upcoming Ted 2 and Pan) will make her off- Broadway debut opposite Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom, Wild, upcoming in NBC's The Slap) in the upcoming world premiere production of NEIL LaBUTE's drama, THE WAY WE GET BY. Directed by Tony nominee LEIGH SILVERMAN, the production will begin previews on April 28, 2015 and officially open on May 20, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre's CAMELOT Begins 1/29Westchester Broadway Theatre's CAMELOT Begins 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Lerner and Loewe's timeless masterpiece, Camelot was inspired by T. H. White's chivalric tale, 'The Once and Future King". It is considered one of history's greatest love stories. King Arthur and his new queen, Guenevere, rule their kingdom with ideals of chivalry and peace, but the arrival of Sir Lancelot threatens the foundation of the realm in one of the most fabled love triangles of all time. Revel in the glorious music including,"Camelot", 'If Ever I WouldLeave You', 'The Lusty Month of May', 'I Loved You Once in Silence', 'What Do the Simple Folk Do?' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/17/15 - James Earl JonesSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/17/15 - James Earl Jones
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2015

Today in 1931, Broadway veteran James Earl Jones was born. He has won Tony awards in 1969 for The Great White Hope and in 1987 for Fences. He has acted in many Shakespearean roles: Othello, King Lear, Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Abhorson in Measure for Measure, and Claudius in Hamlet. On April 7, 2005, James Earl Jones and Leslie Uggams headed the cast in an African-American Broadway revival version of On Golden Pond, directed by Leonard Foglia and produced by Jeffrey Finn. In February 2008, he starred on Broadway as Big Daddy in a limited-run, all-African-American production of Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Debbie Allen and mounted at the Broadhurst Theatre. In October 2010, Jones returned to the Broadway stage in Alfred Uhry's Driving Miss Daisy along with Vanessa Redgrave at the Golden Theatre. In November 2011, Jones starred in Driving Miss Daisy in London's West End, and on November 12 Jones received his honorary Oscar in front of the audience at the Wyndham's Theatre, which was presented to him by Ben Kingsley. (more...)

Shubert Organization Heads Among New Officers Joining The Broadway League's Board of GovernorsShubert Organization Heads Among New Officers Joining The Broadway League's Board of Governors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Broadway continues its 2014-2015 season momentum. In addition to the 17 shows that have already opened this season -- joining the 18 long-running shows currently playing on the boards -- to date, 19 more shows have announced opening dates this spring with more expected to announce. (more...)

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