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Butler is known for his roles as James "Wilke" Wilkerson in the television series Switched at Birth, Jordan Gallagher on Ruby & the Rockits, Sebastian Kydd in The Carrie Diaries, Tex Watson in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Wil Ohmsford in The Shannara Chronicles.

Butler made his Broadway debut playing Don Parritt, the "lost boy" in The Iceman Cometh. Other theatre credits include Death of the Author at the Geffen Playhouse.

Film credits include Yoga Hosers, The Bling Ring, Aliens in the Attic, and Disney's Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure. Television credits include "The Shannara Chronicles," "Switched at Birth," "Ruby & the Rockits," and "The Carrie Diaries." Butler recently appeared in the Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as a fictional version of Charles "Tex" Watson, who considered himself to be Charles Manson's right-hand man. Butler was also cast as Elvis Presley in Elvis, a biographical film about the singer directed by Baz Luhrmann.

Butler will next star in the war drama miniseries Masters of the Air. He will then play Feyd-Rautha in the science fiction epic Dune: Part Two and will star alongside Tom Hardy and Jodie Comer in Jeff Nichols’s The Bikeriders.

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Review: ELVIS: A MUSICAL REVOLUTION at North Shore Music Theatre

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Photos: Inside the Annual CASAMIGOS Halloween Party with Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, Kaia Gerber, Austin Butler, and More

Casamigos outdid themselves once again with their annual “Brought to You by Those Who Drink It” Halloween party. This year’s party took place at a private home in the heart of Beverly Hills, where invite-only guests were welcomed into a surreal parallel universe. Check out photos from the event here!

Raue Center School For The Arts Will Host Three Fall Classes

 Raue Center has announced the return of its School for the Arts education program (RCSA) with three new classes. 

Chris Olsen Wins Streamy Award for Short Form Content

On Sunday, digital creator and entrepreneur Chris Olsen won the award for Short Form content at the 13th annual Streamy Awards. The award, which is given to a creator that excels in short-form content (TikTok, Reels, YouTube Shorts), celebrates Olsen’s achievements on social media, namely his loyal following on TikTok.

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires George C. Wolfe's Archives

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts just announced that the Billy Rose Theatre Division has acquired the archive of George C. Wolfe, the writer, director, and producer.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Closes The 2022-2023 Season With The Regional Premiere Dramedy MAYTAG VIRGIN, May 27 �" June 18

​​​​​​​Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) closes its 2022-2023 Season with the regional premiere dramedy Maytag Virgin by Audrey Cefaly. May 27–June 18, 2023. Directed by Bridget Leak. Premiere Sponsors are John Goering; Mark Haggard and Daniel Brown.

Lea Michele, Angela Bassett, Suzan-Lori Parks & More Named TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2023

TIME has announced the 2023 TIME100, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Among those on this year's list are Suzan-Lori Parks, Lea Michele, Angela Bassett and more. 

Video: Baz Luhrmann Teases Possible ELVIS Stage Musical

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis film may be headed to the stage in the future! On the red carpet at the Oscars, Luhrmann hinted at the possibility of a stage musical adaptation of the film.

Wake Up With BWW 3/13: Oscars Winners, THE LITTLE MERMAID Trailer, and More!

Top stories: Oscars winners, our favorite musical moments, and more! Performers included Broadway favs Hugh Jackman, Kristin Chenoweth, Lea Salonga, Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, and Idina Menzel. Plus, find out more about why Parade cancelled a performance this weekend.

Photos: Stephanie Hsu, Ariana DeBose & More Walk the Oscars Red Carpet

Check out photos of Ariana DeBose, Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh, Cate Blanchett, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Jessica Chastain, Halle Bailey, Melissa McCarthy, Angela Bassett, Janelle Monáe, Samuel L. Jackson, and more on the 2023 Oscars red carpet now!

Brendan Fraser, Michelle Yeoh & More Win Oscars - Complete List of Winners!

Brendan Fraser, Michelle Yeoh, and more took home trophies at the 95th Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Notable nominees also included Stephanie Hsu, Angela Bassett, Austin Butler, Lady Gaga, Brian Tyree Henry, Diane Warren, Hong Chau, Paul Mescal, Michelle Williams, and more. Check out a complete list of winners!

ELVIS Deluxe Soundtrack Out Now Featuring Austin Butler's 'Blue Suede Shoes'

By the demands of fans across the globe, the deluxe includes several unreleased performances of classic Elvis hits performed by Austin Butler such as “Blue Suede Shoes” as well as updated versions/remixes of singles from Elliott Wheeler and Daisy O'Dell.

How to Watch the OSCARS Red Carpet

ABC News Live Prime anchor and “World News Tonight” weekend anchor Linsey Davis and “Good Morning America” weekend co-anchor and “World News Tonight” weekend anchor Whit Johnson will host the red-carpet special at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, featuring interviews with Oscar nominees and previewing the big night.

THE ELVIS CONSPIRACY Scribe Rikki Lee Travolta Wins 8th Best Screenplay Award of the Season

Travolta credits the swelling popularity of the script to the public’s recent interest in the alternate history genre and the surge in attention on Elvis-related projects including Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-nominated 'Elvis' and the upcoming 'Priscilla' from writer/director Sofia Coppola.

Photos: Bette Midler Honored at the 25th Costume Designers Guild Awards

Last night, Tituss Burgess hosted the 25th CDGA (Costume Designers Guild Awards) at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles, CA. The annual CDGA gala celebrated excellence in film, television, and short form costume design. Check out photos of Bette Midler, Billy Crystal, Ashley Park, and more at the event!

Jessica Chastain, Michelle Yeoh & More Win SAG Awards - Full List of Winners!

Last night, Jessica Chastain, Michelle Yeoh, Brendan Fraser, Jennifer Coolidge, Jean Smart, and more took home SAG Awards. Check out the complete list of winners now!

Wake Up With BWW 2/27: Obie Awards, SWEENEY TODD Begins Previews, and More!

Top stories: Sweeney Todd officially began previews on Broadway this weekend, the 2023 Obie Awards will be held tonight, and more! Read more about these and other top stories here!

Photos: Go Inside W Magazine's Annual Best Performances Party

Partygoers for the must-attend event among Hollywood’s A-listers included 2023 Best Performance cover stars Austin Butler, Michelle Williams, Jennifer Lawrence, Taylor Russell, Ana de Armas, as well as W Best Performances feature stars Danielle Deadwyler, Kate Hudson, Aubrey Plaza, Diego Calva, Mia Goth, and Jeremy Pope. Check out photos here!

EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE, WHITE LOTUS, & THE BEAR Take Top Honors at 34th Annual Producers Guild Awards

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) hosted the 34th Annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, February 25th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The evening recognized influential film producers and entertainment icons with special honors including Tom Cruise with the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures; Mindy Kaling with the Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television; Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy with the Milestone Award; and “Till” with the Stanley Kramer Award.

VIDEO: Austin Butler Reveals How Working on Broadway With Denzel Washington Changed His Career

Austin Butler sat down on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss starring in Baz Luhrmann's recent Elvis biopic. During the interview, Butler discussed how doing Iceman Cometh with Denzel Washington on Broadway changed his career, crediting Washington has one of the reasons he secured the role of Elvis. Watch the interview now!


Austin Butler has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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