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SAG to Honor James Earl Jones with Life Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2008

Variety is reporting that actor James Earl Jones will be receiving this year's life achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild. (more...)

All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!All in the Family - Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
by Meet the Cast - Oct 18, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opened on September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on BroadwaySunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 16, 2014

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap! (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Starring James Earl JonesTickets Go On Sale Tomorrow for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, Starring James Earl Jones
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can't Take It With You announce that tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, and will be available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting Telecharge.com. (more...)

Full Cast Unveiled for James Earl Jones & Vanessa Redgrave-Led MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old VicFull Cast Unveiled for James Earl Jones & Vanessa Redgrave-Led MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Mark Rylance directs James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in Shakespeare's timeless comedy Much Ado About Nothing opening on 19 September 2013 with previews from 7 September. Further cast includes Tim Barlow, Penelope Beaumont, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Katherine Carlton, Beth Cooke, Alan David, Michael Elwyn, Lloyd Everitt, James Garnon, Melody Grove, Trevor Laird, Leroy Osei-Bonsu, Mark Ross, Peter Wight and Danny Lee Wynter. (more...)

DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Thurs. Jan 22 - James Earl Jones, Liam Neeson & MoreDVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Thurs. Jan 22 - James Earl Jones, Liam Neeson & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2009

Well known for his film and television appearances, James Earl Jones' acting career is firmly rooted in the theater. He was part of the historic company of Jean Genet's The Blacks, which incubated a generation of future black stars, and his long association with Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival saw him in classical plays including Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice and King Lear. Awards for his theater work include Tony Awards for the Broadway productions of The Great White Hope and Fences, a Tony Award nomination for On Golden Pond, and Obie Awards for Clandestine on the Morning Line, The Apple, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl and Baal, a Theatre World Award for Moon on a Rainbow Shawl and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Fences. Additional theater credits include Paul Robeson, The Iceman Cometh,Of Mice and Men and seven different productions in the title role of Othello. He recently starred in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway. (more...)

DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Thurs. Jan 22 - James Earl Jones, Liam Neeson & MoreDVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Thurs. Jan 22 - James Earl Jones, Liam Neeson & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2009

Well known for his film and television appearances, James Earl Jones' acting career is firmly rooted in the theater. He was part of the historic company of Jean Genet's The Blacks, which incubated a generation of future black stars, and his long association with Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival saw him in classical plays including Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice and King Lear. Awards for his theater work include Tony Awards for the Broadway productions of The Great White Hope and Fences, a Tony Award nomination for On Golden Pond, and Obie Awards for Clandestine on the Morning Line, The Apple, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl and Baal, a Theatre World Award for Moon on a Rainbow Shawl and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Fences. Additional theater credits include Paul Robeson, The Iceman Cometh,Of Mice and Men and seven different productions in the title role of Othello. He recently starred in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway. (more...)

James Earl Jones To Guest Star On Fox TV's HOUSEJames Earl Jones To Guest Star On Fox TV's HOUSE
by Movies News Desk - Aug 6, 2009

Tony Award-winning actor James Earl Jones will guest star on Fox TV's HOUSE, according to Entertainment Weekly. Jones will star in this season's fourth episode, and will appear as President Antipas Dibala, a dictator from an African country who becomes a patient at Princeton Plainsboro. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY Closes with Redgrave, Gaines & Jones 4/9DRIVING MISS DAISY Closes with Redgrave, Gaines & Jones 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2011

Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, DRIVING MISS DAISY will end its extended Broadway premiere engagement April 9 at the John Golden Theatre with its three original stars: Tony Award winners James Earl Jones, Vanessa Redgrave and Boyd Gaines. (more...)

American Theatre Wing and XM Present James Earl Jones
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2008

The American Theatre Wing and XM Satellite Radio proudly present an interview with actor James Earl Jones, on their weekly theatrical interview show, 'Downstage Center,' on XM's On Broadway (XM Channel 28). (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Scott Ellis-Helmed YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Opens 9/28James Earl Jones to Star in Scott Ellis-Helmed YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Opens 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

According to the New York Times, James Earl Jones will return to Broadway later this year- this time in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can't Take It With You. The play will open at a Shubert theatre on September 28, 2014, with previews beginning in August. Scott Ellis is set to direct the revival. (more...)

 
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