Actor Karl Malden Passes Away At 97
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2009
The Los Angeles Times reports the sad news that Karl Malden, an Oscar winner for playing his Broadway-originated role as Mitch in 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' died today. He was 97. (more...)
Leachman, Etc. Set for TCM's Marlon Brando Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2007
Angie Dickinson, Dennis Hopper, Cloris Leachman, Quincy Jones, Edward Norton and John Turturro are among additions to the line-up of peers, family members and childhood friends featured in Brando, a new original two-part documentary premiering May 1-2, that sifts through the mystery behind one of Hollywood's most-respected and celebrated practitioners of the art and craft of acting. (more...)
THE FABULOUS INVALID to Launch 'ReGroup Reads' Series, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015
There has always been something threatening to kill the theatre. Long before 49 producers were needed to mount a show, reality stars hit the boards, or 42nd Street became Disney-fied... And even long before Andrew Lloyd Webber, the same constant revivals, or premium ticket prices... It was a countless list of other events daring to put the theatre six feet under. The theatre community's constant fear of these other diabolical dilemmas: from the caustic critic, the invention of the automobile, burlesque, union strikes, the 'talkies' and more are cleverly skewered as only Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman could in The Fabulous Invalid. Their 1938 'valentine' to the theatre's resilience is the first reading in ReGroup Theatre's new monthly series 'ReGroup Reads: The Greatest American Playwrights.' (more...)
How Did They Transform Marlon Brando in THE GODFATHER? Take a Look!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014
According to The Huffington Post, Marlon Brando was just 47 years old when he starred in The Godfather in 1972. However, the role he was playing, Don Vito Corleone, was that of a much older man. In order to fully accomplish the transformation from actor to character, makeup artist Dick Smith was called in.The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences posted an Instagram photo in honor of Marlon's birthday, showing the transformation side by side. Check below to see the picture! (more...)
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