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A Walk in the Woods is a 1988 play by Lee Blessing. It depicts the developing relationship between two arms limitation negotiators, one Russian and one American, over a year of negotiation. The play was nominated for both a Tony award and a Pulitzer Prize.


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Broad Green Pictures Launches 99 Homes: 99 Good Deeds Charitable Initiative Ahead Of '99 Homes' Theatrical Release To Encourage Good Deeds In Local Communities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

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BWW's On This Day - September 30, 2015
by - Sep 30, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Springs Ensemble Theatre to Stage Lee Blessing's LONESOME HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Springs Ensemble Theatre ("SET") completes its 6th season with LONESOME HOLLOW, opening October 15 and running through November 1, 2015.  Written by Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Lee Blessing, author of A Walk in the Woods and TWO ROOMS, LONESOME HOLLOW takes place in the near future, where sexual offenders have been removed from society and placed in internment camps all over rural America. Offenders can be kept indefinitely, regardless of the severity of their offenses. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 2015 Ovation Awards - SPRING AWAKENING Earns 16! Ceremony Set 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Nominees for the 2015 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on Thursday, September 24 on @ This Stage Magazine [ThisStage.la]. This year's Ovation Awards ceremony will take place Monday, November 9 at the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center. The curtain will rise at7:30pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Emma Thompson Talks New Film A WALK IN THE WOODS
by - Sep 2, 2015

Emma Thompson sat down with TODAY’s Tamron Hall to discuss her new movie with Robert Redford, “A Walk in the Woods.” (more...)

Tony Nominee Kathleen Chalfant to Star in New Solo Show Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Nora's Playhouse will present the World Premiere of Laurence Leamer's solo play about Rose Kennedy, ROSE, at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre, 410 West 43nd Street, NYC, beginning November 21st, opening November 29th and continuing through December 13, 2015.  Award-winning stage, film and TV actress Kathleen Chalfant will play Mrs. Kennedy under the direction of Caroline Reddick Lawson. Jane Greenwood is designing the costumes with scene design/projections by Anya Klepikov, lighting by Caitlin Rapoport and sound design by Jane Shaw (more...)

Review Roundup: Deanna Dunagan Goes from Stage to Scare in THE VISIT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

M. Night Shyamalan's horror film THE VISIT opens today, Sept. 11, 2015. The film stars award-winning stage actress Deanna Dunagan as well as Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Peter McRobbie, Kathryn Hahn, and Celia Keenan-Bolger. (more...)

VIDEO: Robert Redford Reveals Why He Won't Watch His Own Films
by - Sep 1, 2015

Actors Nick Nolte and Robert Redford talked to TODAY’s Willie Geist about their new film “A Walk in the Woods,” about two friends who hike the Appalachian Trail. (more...)

Suzanne Petri Brings TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings her brand new show, TORCH, SASS AND SWING!, to Davenport's Cabaret (1383 N Milwaukee Ave). The show runs tonight, October 28, and November 4 & 7, 2015. (more...)

Nia Vardalos Joins Cast of Epix Original Series GRAVES Starring Nick Nolte
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Premium TV network EPIX announced today that Academy Award and Golden Globe -nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) has been cast in a recurring role on Graves (more...)

Suzanne Petri to Bring TORCH, SASS AND SWING! to Davenport's This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist" and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings her brand new show, TORCH, SASS AND SWING!, to Davenport's Cabaret (1383 N Milwaukee Ave). The show runs October 28, November 4 and November 7, 2015. (more...)

Cherry Jones, Kathleen Chalfant & More to Star in WP Theater's DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, has announced the rotating casts for the New York premiere of DEAR ELIZABETH, the inaugural production at the WP's new theatrical home the McGinn/Cazale Theatre, 2162 Broadway (at 76th Street). (more...)

Nick Offerman to Guest Star on FOX's BROOKLYN NINE-NINE This November
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Nicky Offerman will guest star as Captain Holt's ex-boyfriend on FOX's “BROOKLYN NINE-NINE” this November.  (more...)

Anita Gillette, Julie Halston & More to Join Nick Offerman in A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation."  Performances begin November 11, 2015 and will run through December 13, 2015 at the BU Theatre / Avenue of the Arts.  (more...)

BWW Review: TWO ROOMS Presents Two Portraits of Hostage Torment – and Two Portraits of Manipulation
by Perry Tannenbaum - Nov 23, 2015

TWO ROOMS is more topically urgent than Lee Blessing's more familiar works, dealing with terrorism and hostage situations that still plague us 25 years after it was written, questioning the roles that our government and our press corps should play when terrorists use their captives as political pawns and bargaining chips. (more...)

Manoel Felciano, Christian Coulson & More to Lead Red Bull Theater's THE CHANGELING
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) today announced the cast for Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's The Changeling, directed by Mr. Berger. Manoel Felciano (Tony Award nominee for his performance in the revival of Sweeney Todd), Christian Coulson (who created the role of Tom Marvolo Riddle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), and  Sara Topham (The Importance of Being Earnest), will star, along with Bill Army, Michelle Beck (As You Like It, Bridge Project), Justin Blanchard (Witch of Edmonton), Philippe Bowgen, Kimiye Corwin, Paul Niebanck (Barbeque, Public Theatre, Revenger's Tragedy, A Walk in the Woods), John Skelley (Hamlet, Acting Company), Sam Tsoutsouvas  (Witch of Edmonton), and Andrew Weems (Sir Peter Hall's Troilus & Cresisda). (more...)

HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Check out all the winners below! (more...)

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to THE WOLVERINE Makes Vinyl Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

SNIKT! Appearing on vinyl for the first time, THE WOLVERINE: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK Double Picture Disc LP will be available exclusively at Hot Topic beginning Tuesday, May 26th. (more...)

PHOTO: First Look - Richard Kind Guests on Next Episode of Showtime's HAPPYISH
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2015

Richard Kind, (Tony nominee for The Big Knife) will provide spiritual guidance on the sixth episode of HAPPYISH, premiering May 31st at 9:30 P.M. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. Get a first look at left.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Robert Redford Stars in Adventure Comedy A WALK IN THE WOODS
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2015

Broad Green Pictures has released the first trailer for A Walk in the Woods, starring Oscar winner Robert Redford, Oscar nominee Nick Nolte, Nick Offerman, Kristen Schaal and Mary Steenburgen. (more...)

Keir Dullea & Mia Dillon to Lead Bucks County Playhouse's ON GOLDEN POND; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The real-life acting couple Keir Dullea (2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY) and Mia Dillon (CRIMES OF THE HEART, Broadway original cast) will be joined by actors Todd Cerveris, Cameron Clifford, Don Noble and Christa Scott-Reed in the BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE production of Ernest Thompson's comedy ON GOLDEN POND, running July 10 to August 2, at the Playhouse, located at 70 S. Main Street in New Hope, Pa. Dullea and Dillon portray the long-time married couple Norman and Ethel Thayer as they spend the summer on their lakeside cottage in Maine. Mr. Dullea and Miss Dillon have themselves been married for 16 years. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Keir Dullea and Mia Dillon for ON GOLDEN POND at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

The real-life acting couple Keir Dullea (2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY) and Mia Dillon (CRIMES OF THE HEART, Broadway original cast) will be joined by actors Todd Cerveris, Cameron Clifford, Don Noble and Christa Scott-Reed in the BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE production of Ernest Thompson's comedy ON GOLDEN POND, running July 10 to August 2, at the Playhouse, located at 70 S. Main Street in New Hope, Pa. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Robert Redford, Emma Thompson Star in A WALK IN THE WOODS
by Movies News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Below, watch an all-new trailer for A Walk in the Woods, starring Robert Redford, Nick Offerman, and Emma Thompson. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 6/28/2015
by BWW - Jun 28, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/28/2015 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 6/21/2015
by BWW - Jun 21, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/21/2015 for Boston (more...)

TRAVELS WITH BOBBY is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Keir Dullea and Mia Dillon for ON GOLDEN POND at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The real-life acting couple Keir Dullea (2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY) and Mia Dillon (CRIMES OF THE HEART, Broadway original cast) will be joined by actors Todd Cerveris, Cameron Clifford, Don Noble and Christa Scott-Reed in the BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE production of Ernest Thompson's comedy ON GOLDEN POND, running July 10 to August 2, at the Playhouse, located at 70 S. Main Street in New Hope, Pa. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 7/05/2015
by BWW - Jul 5, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/05/2015 for Boston (more...)

Oscar Winner Robert Redford Narrates New Documentary NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

MacGillivray Freeman Films in partnership with Brand USA is pleased to announce their next release for IMAX(®) and giant-screen theatres -- 'NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE.' (more...)

Showtime Cancels Low-Rated Comedy HAPPYISH After One Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Showtime has cancelled its low-rated comedy HAPPYISH following one season. (more...)

Special Screening Of Robert Redford Film 'A Walk In The Woods' Debuts August 6 In Salt Lake City
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

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Flat Rock Playhouse to Host Annual Fundraiser, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

It's that time of year! The Flat Rock Playhouse will present its annual Dark Night Revue fundraiser, but this time with a twist! This year's theme, inspired by a longtime Vagabond tradition, calls for a re-naming of the event. On August 3, the Supporting Players Guild of Flat Rock Playhouse will present Dark Night Studio! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 7/12/2015
by BWW - Jul 12, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/12/2015 for Boston (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Married Actors Keir Dullea & Mia Dillon Talk BCP's ON GOLDEN POND
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2015

Check out an interview with the pair below! (more...)

Married Actors Keir Dullea & Mia Dillon Lead ON GOLDEN POND, Beginning Tonight at Bucks County
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

The real-life acting couple Keir Dullea (2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY) and Mia Dillon (CRIMES OF THE HEART, Broadway original cast) will be joined by actors Todd Cerveris, Cameron Clifford, Don Noble and Christa Scott-Reed in the BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE production of Ernest Thompson's comedy ON GOLDEN POND, running tonight, July 10, to August 2, at the Playhouse, located at 70 S. Main Street in New Hope, Pa. (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Heidi Armbruster and More to Headline Anna Ziegler's BOY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce the cast for BOY, Keen Company's spring production, featuring Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, Mothers & Sons) Heidi Armbruster (Time Stands Still, Disgraced), Paul Niebanck (A Walk in the Woods, Barbecue, In the Next Room or the vibrator play), and Rebecca Rittenhouse (Commons of Pensacola,'Blood & Oil'). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Manoel Felciano, Christian Coulson & More in Red Bull Theater's THE CHANGELING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Opening Night is Set for January 10th for the Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director) Off-Broadway production: Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's The Changeling.  (more...)

MCT's SLOWGIRL to Run 2/24-3/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

This winter, travel to Costa Rica with SLOWGIRL, February 24 - March 20, 2016. Milwaukee Chamber Theatre continues its 2015-2016 Season with the Milwaukee premiere of this thought-provoking new play by Greg Pierce, under the direction of Producing Artistic Director C. Michael Wright and starring local favorites Peter Reeves and Sara Zientek. SLOWGIRL performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

George Takei, Danielle Brooks, Jessica Hecht & More Set for Theatre Forward's Annual Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theatre Forward and UBS will host the 13th Annual Broadway Roundtable on Friday, January 29th at UBS (1285 Avenue of the Americas) from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. (more...)

Theatre Nova to Launch Second Season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Theatre Nova, an Ann Arbor company that focuses exclusively on new and recent plays, will launch its second season with Lee Blessing's CHESAPEAKE, a one-man show that reunites the dynamic team from last year's smash 'Buyer & Cellar' - actor Sebastian Gerstner ('The Wizard of Oz' and 'Into the Woods' at Encore Musical Theatre, 'Venus in Fur' and 'The Glass Menagerie' at Performance Network) and director Daniel C. Walker ('Bright Half Life' and 'Buyer & Cellar' at Theatre Nova). (more...)

Broadway, Chicago Stars Round Out Principal Cast of Lyric Opera's THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today casting for the remaining principal roles in its grand-scale production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I, featuring Broadway stars Kate Baldwin and Paolo Montalban as Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam. Additional Broadway artists Ali Ewoldt (Tuptim), Alan Ariano (The Kralahome) and Rona Figueroa (Lady Thiang) join the cast, along with Sam Simahk (Lun Tha) and Chicagoland artists Charlie Babbo (Louis Leonowens), Jomar Ferreras (Interpreter), John Lister (Captain Orton), David Parkes (Sir Edward Ramsay), Peter Sipla (Phra Alack) and Matthew Uzarraga (Prince Chulalongkorn). All but Lister make their Lyric debuts with The King and I. (more...)

Rebirth, Regeneration & Renewal in Kirkland Arts Center's SLASH & BURN Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The end of the year is always a time for reflection, looking ahead to the fresh start that January brings. Slash & Burn, the next exhibit opening at Kirkland Arts Center, takes the concept of renewal and applies it to art -- both in subject matter and in technique. (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant & Sam Rudy to be Honored at Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

The Vineyard Theatre today announced that their 2016 Gala will honor Vineyard Board President and award-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant and New York theatrical press agent Sam Rudy. The annual Gala Fundraiser will take place on Monday, March 14, 2016, beginning at 6:30pm, at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). (more...)

Playwright Lee Blessing Speaks at The Group Rep's THE WINNING STREAK This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2015

Playwright LEE BLESSING will be attending The Group Rep's production of his play THE WINNING STREAK, today - August 8th at 2pm,guesting at the talk-back afterwards, at the Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900Burbank Blvd., in North Hollywood 91601. The play opened last weekend to favorable reviews, runs  through August 30th, Todays at 2:00 PM and Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM.    (more...)

Playwright Lee Blessing to Speak at The Group Rep's THE WINNING STREAK This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Playwright LEE BLESSING will be attending The Group Rep's production of his play THE WINNING STREAK, this Saturday - August 8th at 2pm,guesting at the talk-back afterwards, at the Lonny Chapman Theatre, 10900Burbank Blvd., in North Hollywood 91601. The play opened last weekend to favorable reviews, runs  through August 30th, Saturdays at 2:00 PM and Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM.    (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of August 31, 2015
by TV Scoop - Aug 31, 2015

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of August 31, 2015! (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 9/2/2015 - 9/4/2015
by BWW - Aug 30, 2015

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 9/2/2015 - 9/4/2015! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of August 31, 2015
by TV Scoop - Aug 20, 2015

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of August 31, 2015! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Robert Redford Dishes on His First Broadway Roles in Clip from Rick McKay's THE GOLDEN AGE Film Trilogy
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2015

Rick McKay, the producer/director of THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGY, has just unveiled a new clip from the upcoming project, this time featuring an interview with screen legend Robert Redford, in which he opens up about  being a fake contestant on a quiz show, long before he ever was on Broadway. Check it out below! (more...)

CLOSER THAN EVER, VANYA AND SONIA, SHIPWRECKED! & More Set for International City Theatre's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

International City Theatre has announced a season of five critically acclaimed plays by six multiple award-winning writers for 2016. The company's 31st season launches on Feb. 12 at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

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