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Kathleen Turner Set for Interview at NY Public Library 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2010

On Monday, October 4th, Broadway producer Elizabeth I. McCann will interview screen icon and celebrated stage actress Kathleen Turner. The event is free, and first come, first served. The program begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, entrance on 65th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN: A Rock Musical Concert Event Performed 10/31 At The Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

RGA Productions presents Frankenstein, a concert and rock music telling of the iconic Mary Shelley tale featuring a Grand Rock style that evokes the sound of Pink Floyd, Evanescense, Alan Parsons Projects, Metallica, Stravinsky & Bartok. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Interviewed at NYPL Oral History Event 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2010

On Monday, October 4th, Broadway producer Elizabeth I. McCann will interview screen icon and celebrated stage actress Kathleen Turner. (more...)

The Colonial Theatre Presents John Lithgow: Stories By Heart 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2010

John Lithgow will bring his show: Stories By Heart to the Colonial on October 7, at 7:30PM. Tickets for the performance are $75 and $45 and can be purchased in person at the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM, performance Saturdays 10AM-2PM, by calling (413) 997-4444 or online at www.thecolonialtheatre.org. (more...)

The Colonial Theatre Presents John Lithgow: Stories By Heart 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2010

John Lithgow will bring his show: Stories By Heart to the Colonial on October 7, at 7:30PM. Tickets for the performance are $75 and $45 and can be purchased in person at the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM, performance Saturdays 10AM-2PM, by calling (413) 997-4444 or online at www.thecolonialtheatre.org. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Set for Interview at NY Public Library 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2010

On Monday, October 4th, Broadway producer Elizabeth I. McCann will interview screen icon and celebrated stage actress Kathleen Turner. The event is free, and first come, first served. The program begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, entrance on 65th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN: A Rock Musical Concert Event Performed 10/31 At The Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2009

RGA Productions presents Frankenstein, a concert and rock music telling of the iconic Mary Shelley tale featuring a Grand Rock style that evokes the sound of Pink Floyd, Evanescense, Alan Parsons Projects, Metallica, Stravinsky & Bartok. (more...)

VICKI LAWRENCE AND MAMA to Play Jacksonville's Thrasher-Horne Center, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2009

Vicki Lawrence, a 12 year veteran of 'The Carol Burnett Show' and later 'Mama's Family' will bring her one-woman show to the Thrasher-Home Center in Jacksonville. The show plays tonight, October 16 at 7:30pm. The performance combines stand-up comedy, music and portrayals of her character, Mama. (more...)

VICKI LAWRENCE AND MAMA: A TWO-WOMAN SHOW Comes to Union County Performing Arts Center, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Emmy Award-winning comedienne VICKI LAWRENCE, one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation, has taken her most endearing character, Mama, out of the closet, dusted off her sensible shoes and hit the road with her new touring production, VICKI LAWRENCE AND MAMA: A TWO-WOMAN SHOW. Lawrence, who created the Mama character after being plucked out of total obscurity as a high school senior to become part of the now-legendary cast of the Carol Burnett Show, brings Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show to the stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 3 at 8 p.m. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: John Lithgow - 'My wife dreamed her husband murdered people'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2009

BroadwayWorld.com presents its newest column, Twitter Watch, which will bring you only the best and most interesting reports straight from the mouths of Broadway stars, shows and more on the hot social networking service - Twitter! (more...)

VICKI LAWRENCE AND MAMA: A TWO-WOMAN SHOW Comes to Union County Performing Arts Center, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

Emmy Award-winning comedienne VICKI LAWRENCE, one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation, has taken her most endearing character, Mama, out of the closet, dusted off her sensible shoes and hit the road with her new touring production, VICKI LAWRENCE AND MAMA: A TWO-WOMAN SHOW. Lawrence, who created the Mama character after being plucked out of total obscurity as a high school senior to become part of the now-legendary cast of the Carol Burnett Show, brings Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show to the stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center tonight, November 3 at 8 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lynn Redgrave Sings 'The Saga of Jenny'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2010

The late Lynn Redgrave has a ball singing Ira Gershwin and Kurt Weill's 'The Saga of Jenny' from Lady in the Dark. This video is taken from a PBS special called 'Musical Comedy Tonight 2,' the second of 3 specials put together by Sylvia Fine Kaye and featuring selections from classic musicals. Reprising the number with her are Danny Kaye and Richard Crenna. The special aired February 11, 1981. (more...)

TUTS Participates In Presentation of Jimmy Awards, Held In NYC 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2009

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is pleased to announce that they will join 15 other professional theater organizations from 11 states participating in the first annual presentation of The Jimmy Awards, to be held in New York City on Monday, June 29 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University. (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre Set To Participate In The Jimmy Awards 6/29 In NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2009

North Shore Music Theatre is pleased to announce that it will join 15 other professional theater organizations from 11 states participating in the first annual presentation of The Jimmy Awards, to be held in New York City on Monday, June 29 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights May 4 for Lynn Redgrave
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2010

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Lynn Redgrave, who died yesterday at age 67. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory on Tuesday, May 4th, at exactly 7:00pm for one minute. (more...)

Nominee Reactions: John Lithgow for THE COLUMNIST - 'Taking the Cast out for Drinks...and They're Big Drinkers!'
by BWW - May 1, 2012

'I'm feeling pretty high right now- it's wonderful! I'm so happy for the production and all of the people in the cast even though they weren't recognized. I feel like the play is getting some important recognition because of this. My publicist Mandy called me on the phone to give me the news this morning. I chose not watch the TV. I've done that before and it makes me a nervous wreck- it seems that 'L' comes too late in the alphabet for that. I have to do the show tonight and then I'm taking the cast out for drinks- and trust me, they're big drinkers!' (more...)

John Lithgow to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2014 Gala, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner John Lithgow brings his critically acclaimed show, Stories by Heart to celebrate the Long Wharf Theatre 2014 Gala, taking place on Friday, June 6. (more...)

Stephen Kunken, Grace Gummer & More Complete Casting for MTC's THE COLUMNIST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced additional casting for the upcoming world premiere of THE COLUMNIST, by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

TUTS Participates In Presentation of Jimmy Awards, Held In NYC 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2009

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is pleased to announce that they will join 15 other professional theater organizations from 11 states participating in the first annual presentation of The Jimmy Awards, to be held in New York City on Monday, June 29 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University. (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre Set To Participate In The Jimmy Awards 6/29 In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2009

North Shore Music Theatre is pleased to announce that it will join 15 other professional theater organizations from 11 states participating in the first annual presentation of The Jimmy Awards, to be held in New York City on Monday, June 29 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University. (more...)

Kathie Lee Gifford Hosts National High School Musical Theater Awards at NYU's Skirball Center 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2009

Pittsburgh CLO and Nederlander Alliances, LLC. will present The , celebrating excellence in high school musical theater programs nationally, at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, NYU (566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square South) on Monday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

John Lithgow Concert Among New Victory '07/8 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2007

A performance by Tony Award-winner John Lithgow will be among the 2007/2008 season highlights at Off-Broadway's New Victory Theatre (more...)

John Lithgow to Star in RSC's Twelfth Night, 8/30-10/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2007

Tony Award-winner John Lithgow will make his UK stage debut in Twelfth Night at the Royal Shakespeare Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: The First Annual JIMMY Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2009

Nederlander Alliances, LLC and Pittsburgh CLO, co-producers and founding partners of The National High School Musical Theater Awards, presented the first annual Jimmy Awards in a ceremony held last night at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University. The Jimmy Award is named in honor of legendary Broadway theater owner and producer James M. Nederlander. The award features an illustration of James M. Nederlander drawn by world renowned artist Al Hirschfeld. (more...)

John Lithgow Returns to Broadway in THE COLUMNIST for MTC Apr. 25, 2012; Daniel Sullivan Directs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2011

Lynne Meadow and Barry Grove have announced that Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow returns to Broadway in the Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere production of THE COLUMNIST by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. In this new play, Lithgow plays noted newspaper columnist Joseph Alsop. This limited engagement will begin previews on Tuesday, April 3 and open Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. (more...)

John Lithgow Joins Cast of LOVE IS STRANGE
by Movies News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Deadline reports that John Lithgow will replace actor Michael Gambon in Ira Sachs' upcoming drama LOVE IS STRANGE. Alfred Molina co-stars in the film scheduled to begin production in New York City next month. (more...)

Hello, I Must Be Going Plays FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2010

Four Individuals Learn (Perhaps) Too Late The Secrets Of Life in Hello, I Must Be Going, Part of the New York International Fringe Festival - A Production of The Present Company (more...)

John Lithgow Boards Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

According to The Wrap, John Lithgow has completed the cast of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller INTERSTELLAR. Lithgow joins previously announced stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Mackenzie Foy, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck and Bill Irwin. (more...)

John Lithgow & Jennifer Ehle Lead MR. &. MRS FITCH for 2nd Stage; Previews 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2010

Second Stage Theatre has announced that Tony Award winners John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle will star as MR. & MRS. FITCH in the world premiere comedy from Douglas Carter Beane. The production marks Mr. Beane's return to Second Stage Theatre where his critically acclaimed, Tony-nominated play The Little Dog Laughed premiered in 2005. MR. & MRS. FITCH will be directed by Scott Ellis, who also staged the world premiere and Broadway transfer of The Little Dog Laughed. Previews begin at Second Stage Theatre on January 26, 2010; opening night is scheduled for Thursday, February 22. (more...)

Second Stage Presents MR. & MRS. FITCH, Begins Previews 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2010

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of MR. & MRS. FITCH, a new comedy from Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed, Xanadu) starring Tony Award winners John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle. (more...)

Second Stage Presents MR. & MRS. FITCH, Begins Previews 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of MR. & MRS. FITCH, a new comedy from Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed, Xanadu) starring Tony Award winners John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle. (more...)

John Lithgow Wins Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
by Movies News Desk - Jan 17, 2010

John Lithgow has picked up a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Televison, for his role on 'Dexter'. (more...)

Second Stage Presents MR. & MRS. FITCH, Begins Previews 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2010

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of MR. & MRS. FITCH, a new comedy from Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed, Xanadu) starring Tony Award winners John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle. (more...)

John Lithgow & Jennifer Ehle Lead MR. &. MRS FITCH for 2nd Stage; Opens 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

Second Stage Theatre has announced that Tony Award winners John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle will star as MR. & MRS. FITCH in the world premiere comedy from Douglas Carter Beane. The production marks Mr. Beane's return to Second Stage Theatre where his critically acclaimed, Tony-nominated play The Little Dog Laughed premiered in 2005. MR. & MRS. FITCH will be directed by Scott Ellis, who also staged the world premiere and Broadway transfer of The Little Dog Laughed. Previews begin at Second Stage Theatre on January 26, 2010; opening night is scheduled for Thursday, February 22. (more...)

MR. & MRS. FITCH With John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle Opens at Second Stage Theatre, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2010

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will present the world premiere of MR. & MRS. FITCH, a new comedy from Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed, Xanadu) starring Tony Award winners John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle. (more...)

John Lithgow & Jennifer Ehle Lead MR. &. MRS FITCH for 2nd Stage; Opens 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

Tony Award winners John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle star as MR. & MRS. FITCH in the world premiere comedy from Douglas Carter Beane at Second Stage Theatre. The production marks MR. Beane's return to Second Stage Theatre where his critically acclaimed, Tony-nominated play The Little Dog Laughed premiered in 2005. MR. & MRS. FITCH will be directed by Scott Ellis, who also staged the world premiere and Broadway transfer of The Little Dog Laughed. Opening night for MR & MRS FITCH is scheduled for Thursday, February 22. (more...)

Boyd Gaines & Magaret Colin Join John Lithgow in MTC's THE COLUMNIST this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that two time Drama Desk Award nominee Margaret Colin ("Gossip Girl," MTC's Defiance) and four time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines (Gypsy, Contact) will join Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow in the cast of the world premiere of THE COLUMNIST by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Breaking News: 'MUCH ADO' with Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater & KING LEAR with John Lithgow Set for The Public's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 2014 free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 52-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joe Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. This summer, free Shakespeare in the Park will feature a comedy and a tragedy with Jack O'Brien directing MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and Daniel Sullivan directing KING LEAR. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: John Lithgow Plays Games With Jimmy Fallon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 12, 2010

John Lithgow stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Feb 11th. During his visit he and the host played 'Two Truths And A Lie', picking out the one lie among three random facts. (more...)

Hello, I Must Be Going Plays FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2010

Four Individuals Learn (Perhaps) Too Late The Secrets Of Life in Hello, I Must Be Going, Part of the New York International Fringe Festival - A Production of The Present Company (more...)

Tony Winners Lithgow and Ehle Are 'MR. & MRS. FITCH' For Second Stage Theatre
by Movies News Desk - Aug 19, 2009

Meet gossip columnists MR. & MRS. FITCH. When the social circuit no longer provides any scandalous news, they find that great celebrity can appear out of thin air. Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane's wicked new comedy is a scathing look at who is in, who is out and who may not even exist at all. (more...)

Hello, I Must Be Going Plays FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2010

Four Individuals Learn (Perhaps) Too Late The Secrets Of Life in Hello, I Must Be Going, Part of the New York International Fringe Festival - A Production of The Present Company (more...)

Lynn Redgrave Returns To Broadway in Roundabout's 'The Constant Wife'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2005

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) announces Lynn Redgrave will return to Broadway as 'Mrs. Culver,' with Kate Burton as 'Constance Middleton' in the new Broadway production of W. Somerset Maugham social comedy The Constant Wife. (more...)

Full Casting For Roundabout's 'The Constant Wife' Completed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2005

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents Kate Burton as 'Constance Middleton', Michael Cumpsty as 'John Middleton', John Dossett as 'Bernard Kersal' and Lynn Redgrave as 'Mrs. Culver' in the new Broadway production of W. Somerset Maugham social comedy The Constant Wife, directed by Mark Brokaw at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

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