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Official: Clark, Stubbs & Andoh Join West, McTeer & Dockery In LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015

In addition to the previously announced Michelle Dockery, Janet McTeer and Dominic West, the production will feature Adjoa Andoh, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Morfydd Clark, Edward Holcroft, Jennifer Saayeng and Una Stubbs. (more...)

Official: Rufus Hound and More Join THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

It's official! Joining previously announced Joely Richardson, Robert Sheehan and Kare Conradi in THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston are: Rufus Hound (Bedford & Bolingbroke), Jack Cade (Rivers), Oliver Cotton (Winchester, Clifford, Hastings), Laurence Spellman (Young Clifford, Richmond), Alex Waldmann (Henry VI, Tyrrell), Susan Tracy (Margery Jourdain, Duchess of York). (more...)

Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE Opens Tonight at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

The Public Theater presents the world premiere of BARBECUE, written by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. Directed by Kent Gash, BARBECUE began previews on September 22 and runs through Sunday, November 1, with an official press opening tonight, October 8. (more...)

Dallas Opera Honors Noted Philanthropist with Office Name Change
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

DALLAS, OCTOBER 6, 2015 – Nearly six years after the company's move into the iconic Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, The Dallas Opera is thrilled to announce the naming of TDO's administrative offices for one of the city's most remarkable, colorful and generous patrons of the arts: the late Elsa von Seggern. (more...)

Elaine Cassidy Replaces Michelle Dockery in Donmar's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Elaine Cassidy will be taking on the role of Madame de Tourvel in the Donmar's production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, replacing Michelle Dockery who regrettably has had to withdraw from the production prior to the start of rehearsals. (more...)

Ray Romano, Kevin Nealon, Joe Mantegna and More To Hit the Links at Tower Cancer Research Foundation's Second Annual Jack Mishkin Memorial Golf Classic, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Comedy and TV legend Ray Romano, SNL alum, actor and comedian Kevin Nealon, TV and film star Joe Mantegna along with dozens of well-known celebrities from TV, film and comedy will join over 125 golf players to hit the links in support of cancer research and changing the future of cancer at Tower Cancer Research Foundation's (Tower) Second Annual Jack Mishkin Memorial Golf Classic on Monday, November 2, 2015 at El Caballero Country Club, 18300 Tarzana Drive, Tarzana, CA 91356. Arrivals and media availability from 8:30 AM 10 AM PST; Helicopter Ball Drop at 9:45 AM PST. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery to Display Exclusive GIACOMETTI: PURE PRESENCE Exhibit, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

The first ever exhibition solely to consist of portraits by the twentieth-century artist Alberto Giacometti opens at the National Portrait Gallery on Thursday 15 October. (more...)

VIDEO: THE LIBRARIANS' Rebecca Romijn & More Visit New York Comic Con!
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

The stars of TNT's hit fantasy-adventure The Librarians, including Rebecca Romijn, Lindy Booth, Christian Kane, John Kim and John Larroquette, joined executive producer Dean Devlin at New York Comic-Con to give fans a first look at the new season. (more...)

West End's THE LORAX Announces Full Casting, Including Simon Lipkin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

The Old Vic has today announced casting for David Greig's adaptation of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, directed by Max Webster. Simon Lipkin will play the role of the Lorax, alongside puppeteers Laura Cubitt and Ben Thompson, whilst Simon Paisley Day takes the role of the Once-ler. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'And the Cost of Education' on Next THE LIBRARIANS
by - Nov 9, 2015

On the next episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS titled "And the Cost of Education", students start disappearing at Wexler College, an institution started by a mad historian/architect who believed in alternate dimensions. (more...)

Take Cover! Roger Bart, Kerry Butler, Adam Pascal, Faith Prince, Seth Rudetsky and More to Bring DISASTER! to Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Duck and cover, make it to high ground, stop, drop and roll, batten down the hatches -- prepare to weather the storm! BroadwayWorld has learned that the new musical DISASTER! will begin performances on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 and officially open on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'What Lies Beneath the Stones' on Next THE LIBRARIANS
by - Nov 3, 2015

On the next episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS titled "And What Lies Beneath the Stones" - Stone, Cassandra and Ezekiel have a proper team-up for the first time in months when they investigate a cave-in at an oilrig site (more...)

2015 Philadelphia Barrymore Awards Winners Announced - Ben Dibble, Liz Filios, THE WHALE and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

This evening, in a celebration attended by almost 750 theatre artists, staff, critics, and friends, Theatre Philadelphia distributed 26 awards at the 2015 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre - now in its second successful season since relaunching in fall 2013. The Awards Ceremony was held at the Merriam Theater, followed by an After-Party at Dorrance Hamilton Hall at the University of the Arts. A full list of award recipients is below. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick Stars in New Drama THE AMERICAN SIDE
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The new film THE AMERICAN SIDE is set to hit theaters in liminted release in the spring of 2016. The film stars Matthew Broderick, Alicja Bachleda, Camilla Belle, Robert Forster, Greg Stuhr, , Janeane Garofalo and Robert Vaughn. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'And the Hollow Men' Episode of THE LIBRARIANS
by - Nov 17, 2015

On the next episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS titled "And the Hollow Men", while chasing one of the Library's missing artifacts, Flynn is kidnapped by a mysterious stranger with both amnesia and a collection of all the Library's missing artifacts. (more...)

TNT Premieres Season 2 of THE LIBRARIANS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2015

TNT returns to the world of The Librarians with season 2 of the hit series. (more...)

Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT Begins at BAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

Glenne Headly to Take on Role of 'Brenda Drexel' in Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Acclaimed stage and film actress Glenne Headly will assume the role of Brenda Drexel opposite Jason Alexander as Norman Drexel, in Larry David's hit comedy about a death in the family, FISH IN THE DARK beginning Tuesday, June 9 (more...)

TEMPLE, with Simon Russell Beale, Begins at Donmar Warehouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Howard Davies will direct Steve Waters' new play TEMPLE, a fictionalised account of the events that took place during the 2011 Occupy demonstration outside St Paul's Cathedral. Simon Russell Beale will return to the Donmar stage to play the Dean having previously starred in The Philanthropist, Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya (for which he won the 2003 Olivier Award for Best Actor). The show starts tonight, May 21, with an official opening slated for May 27. TEMPLE runs through July 25, 2015. (more...)

Second Stage Uptown's Ghostly THE OTHER THING Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

THE OTHER THING, written by Emily Schwend and directed by Lucie Tiberghien, makes its world premiere at Second Stage tonight, May 21, following previews from May 12. The production runs through June 7, 2015. (more...)

AstonRep Presents LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with Christopher Hampton's drama LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, based on the classic French novel by Choderlos de Laclos, directed by Charlie Marie McGrath, playing tonight, May 21 - June 21, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. (more...)

Steven Weber to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot JOE TIME
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Deadline writes that Steven Weber will lead CBS's comedy pilot JOE TIME. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/4/2015 - 'HUNCHBACK' Swings Into Paper Mill and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 4, 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: 'HUNCHBACK' swings into New Jersey and more! (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY Creator Julian Fellowes to Receive 2015 International EMMY Founders Award
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present the 2015 International Emmy® Founders Award to Julian Fellowes, the writer and creator of Downton Abbey, one of the most acclaimed, widely watched and best reviewed television series in the history of the medium. (more...)

Glenne Headly Take on Role of 'Brenda Drexel' in FISH IN THE DARK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Acclaimed stage and film actress Glenne Headly will assume the role of Brenda Drexel opposite Jason Alexander as Norman Drexel, in Larry David's hit comedy about a death in the family, Fish In the Dark beginning tonight, June 9 at the Cort Theater (138 West 48th Street). (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Stages Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL, Now thru 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival will stage Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a moving and intimate story that confronts race and religion, directed by Giovanna Sardelli, from tonight, June 25th through July 5th. (more...)

Tom Fontana & Barry Levinson Named Executive Producers of Discovery Channel Series KILLING FIELDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Discovery Channel announced today that it has tapped Hollywood heavyweights Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson as co-executive producers of its new crime series KILLING FIELDS. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Stage Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL, 6/25-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Dorset Theatre Festival will stage Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a moving and intimate story that confronts race and religion, directed by Giovanna Sardelli, from June 25th through July 5th (more...)

Karen Pittman, Michael Cullen & More to Star in KING LIZ at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Second Stage Theatre  continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of KING LIZ, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson.  KING LIZ will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN.  Previews begin Monday, July 13th and opening night is Monday, July 27th. (more...)

Matthew Broderick to Star in New Dark Comedy LOOK AWAY
by Movies News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Matthew Broderick (IT'S ONLY A PLAY) will join Chloë Sevigny and UK actress Shannon Tarbet in the dark comedy LOOK AWAY. (more...)

Official: Rufus Hound and More Join THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

It's official! Joining previously announced Joely Richardson, Robert Sheehan and Kare Conradi in THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre, Kingston are: Rufus Hound (Bedford & Bolingbroke), Jack Cade (Rivers), Oliver Cotton (Winchester, Clifford, Hastings), Laurence Spellman (Young Clifford, Richmond), Alex Waldmann (Henry VI, Tyrrell), Susan Tracy (Margery Jourdain, Duchess of York). (more...)

Matthew Broderick Joins Annaleigh Ashford in SYLVIA on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Producers of the Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney's SYLVIA just announced that two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick (Brighton Beach Memoirs, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) completes the cast of the forthcoming production, to be staged by Tony Award-winning director Daniel Sullivan (Proof). (more...)

Karen Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of King Liz, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson. King Liz will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN. Previews began Monday, July 13th, for opening night tonight, July 27th, 2015. (more...)

Florian Zeller's THE FATHER to Make West End Transfer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Following successful runs at the Ustinov Studio in Bath and the Tricycle Theatre in London, Theatre Royal Bath Productions and the Tricycle Theatre will transfer Florian Zeller's Moliere award-winning play, THE FATHER, starring Kenneth Cranham and Claire Skinner, to London's Wyndham's Theatre for a limited season, Wednesday 30th September - Saturday 21st November. In the two weeks prior to the transfer, the production will play a very limited run at Cambridge Arts Theatre, 15th - 26th September. (more...)

Season 3 Premiere of DOWNTON ABBEY Delivers Over 10 Million Viewers on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

PBS and WGBH announced today that Sunday's premiere of "Downton Abbey, Season 5" on MASTERPIECE enthralled viewers nationwide as the Crawley family returned to face the changing tides of England in 1924. (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES to Open 1/30 at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

?Two of the most gleefully malevolent characters ever created bring their decadent ways to Palm Beach Dramaworks in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, opening on January 30 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Written by Christopher Hampton from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos, thiscompelling, wickedly clever tale of seduction, gamesmanship, debauchery, and degradation runs through March 1, with specially priced previews on January 28 and 29. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Back-to-Back Episodes on the Next THE LIBRARIANS on TNT
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

When a group of competitive high-school students start undercutting each other with witchcraft, the Librarians have to intercede before disaster destroys them all. (more...)

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Opens Tonight at Palm Beach Dramaworks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Two of the most gleefully malevolent characters ever created bring their decadent ways to Palm Beach Dramaworks in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, opening tonight, January 30 at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Written by Christopher Hampton from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos, thiscompelling, wickedly clever tale of seduction, gamesmanship, debauchery, and degradation runs through March 1, with specially priced previews on January 28 and 29. (more...)

'A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE,' ON THE TOWN & NEWSIES Costume Teams Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 42nd episode: "Spotlight On: Costumes!" (more...)

AstonRep to Present LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

AstonRep Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 2014-15 season with Christopher Hampton's drama LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, based on the classic French novel by Choderlos de Laclos, directed by Charlie Marie McGrath, playing May 21 - June 21, 2015 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. (more...)

TNT Renews Hit Series THE LIBRARIANS for Second Season
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

TNT has renewed its hit fantasy-adventure The Librarians. One of the hottest new shows on cable, The Librarians burst onto the scene with a chart-topping launch in December and went on to finish the year as basic cable's #2 new series of 2014, (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'And The Fables of Doom' Episdoe of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

On the next episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS titled 'And The Fables of Doom,' The Librarians travel to a town where fairy tales are coming to life - and attacking. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'And the Apple of Discord' Episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS
by - Dec 22, 2014

On the next episode of TNT's THE LIBRARIANS titled "And the Apple of Discord" Flynn is back with Dragons! The episode airs Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on TNT. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

TNT to Premiere Season 2 of THE LIBRARIANS, 11/1; Watch Trailer
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

TNT returns to the world of The Librarians with season 2 of the hit series. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker to Lead Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the world premiere of BARBECUE, written by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. Directed by Kent Gash, BARBECUE begins previews on Tuesday, September 22 and runs through Sunday, November 1, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 8. (more...)

Chita Rivera Remembers Agent 'Biff' Liff as 'Simply the Best'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Legendary Broadway producer, manager and agent Samuel 'Biff' Liff passed away yesterday, August 10, at his home in Westchester County, NY. He was 96. Biff was Broadway icon Chita Rivera's longtime agent at William Morris. Read her statement about Biff below... (more...)

Legendary Broadway Producer, Manager & Agent Samuel 'Biff' Liff Dies at 96
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Legendary Broadway producer, manager and agent Samuel 'Biff' Liff passed away yesterday, August 10, at his home in Westchester County, NY. He was 96. Liff's longtime friend Emanuel Azenberg, confirmed the news to Deadline this afternoon. (more...)

Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For TEMPLE at the Donmar Warehouse Including Anna Calder-Marshall, Paul Higgins, Rebecca Humphries, Shereen Martin and Simon Russell Beale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Howard Davies will direct Steve Waters' new play TEMPLE, a fictionalised account of the events that took place during the 2011 Occupy demonstration outside St Paul's Cathedral. Simon Russell Beale will return to the Donmar stage to play the Dean having previously starred in The Philanthropist, Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya (for which he won the 2003 Olivier Award for Best Actor). (more...)

Glenne Headly Steps in as 'Brenda' in FISH IN THE DARK; Rita Wilson Goes on Medical Leave
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Rita Wilson has temporarily stepped out of Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK for a temporary medical leave. In her absence, the role of 'Brenda' is being played by Glenne Headly. Wilson is set to return to the production on May 5, 2015. (more...)

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