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Oliver Reed

Date of Death: May 02, 1999 (61)

Birth Place: London, Wimbledon, ENGLAND

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Broadway Stage and Screen- A Spring 2024 Watch Guide

A new Broadway season has arrived at last, full of exciting new shows and revivals of beloved classics. While many of them are original concepts or based on plays, 10 are already films that you can watch from home. If you are seeing any of the below productions in 2024, check out how you can study up beforehand or unpack afterwards!

Photos: Go Inside Black Theatre Coalition's BUILDING THE CHANGE Gala

Just last night, the Black Theatre Coalition hosted its Inaugural BTC Gala, celebrating entertainment professionals working in theater, film, television, cultural institutions, and music. Check out photos from inside the big night here!

Review: OLIVER!, Leeds Playhouse

Family show retains enough edge to honour its sources, providing thrills and spectacle and that wonderful, wonderful score

Stephen Schwartz Joins BROADWAY BOUND: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway

Academy Award winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) has joined the cast of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came to Broadway on Wednesday, February 15th at 7:00pm at Feinstein's/54 Below.

Review: FAGIN'S LAST HOUR, White Bear Theatre

James Hyland is Dicken's Fagin, decrepit and distraught, in his cell on the way to the gallows


Erin Davie (Diana: The Musical), AJ Holmes (The Book of Mormon) and Joe Iconis (Be More Chill) will be joining the third edition of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Wednesday, February 15th at 7:00pm at Feinstein’s/54 Below.

Photos: PHANTOM, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, HADESTOWN, and More Take the Stage at Broadway in Bryant Park

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! iHeartMedia New York's 106.7 LITE FM returned yesterday for the second performance in the 2022 season of the beloved series. Check out photos of the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Between the Lines, Hadestown, The Phantom of the Opera, and Chicago!

PODCAST: THE BROADWAY GINGER Talks CAMELOT, Pasek and Paul, and More in Season Finale

The American Musical Theatre was built on great songwriters whose names can't be said without their partners'. OKLAHOMA!, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and CINDERELLA might as well be credited to one hyphenated name, Rodgers-and-Hammerstein. Today, they take a look at some equally inseparable duos with an emphasis on Lerner & Loewe and their masterpiece, CAMELOT.

BWW Interview: Justin Sayre of NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS

Justin Sayre takes NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS online for the annual benefit concert for The Ali Forney Center. Here, the writer and host of the event speaks with Stephen Mosher about the show, the charity, and the Judy.

Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed Memoirs to Read While in Isolation

Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 more of our favorite theatre-themed memoirs to fill the void. With everything from Judi Dench to Tennessee Williams, Michael Crawford, Tim Rice, Anna Kendrick, and many more, this list will have something for everyone.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

Amazon Studios Announces Cast for New LORD OF THE RINGS Series

Amazon Studios today announced the first group of series regulars set to star in the new Amazon Original series based on stories from the iconic 'The Lord of the Rings' novels by J.R.R. Tolkien. Newly revealed cast members including Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, and Daniel Weyman. Production will begin in February.


Winner of Holden Street Theatres' Edinburgh Fringe Award for 2019, Sh!t Theatre make their Adelaide debut with their multi-award-winning show, Sh!t Theatre Drink Rum with Expats playing in The Studio at Holden Street from 11 February to 15 March as part of the 2020 Adelaide Fringe (suitable for ages 18+).


It's Brexit year and a Maltese mate (Charlie Cauchi - do you know her?) invites Sh!t Theatre out to her island paradise Malta for the Valletta European Capital of Culture - as British citizens, for Becca and Louise it's their last European Capital of Culture. Lads on tour Becca and Louise are paid an inflated fee to make a show about expats, for an audience of expats. To be performed at Malta's The Pub (renowned expat drinking hole and deathplace of drunk legend Oliver Reed). Easy enough. Listen to why these expats chose to leave the UK, what they think about Brexit - and sing it all back to them. Sh!t Theatre love pubs. But while they're there, Malta becomes inexorably linked with the question of what it is to be European.

Breaking: THE WHO'S TOMMY Will Come Back to Broadway in 2021

It was announced today that producers Hal Luftig and Patrick Catullo will bring a new production of the classic rock opera The Who's Tommy back to Broadway in the 2021 season, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Des McAnuff, who also directed the original Broadway production.

BWW Interview: Samantha Womack Talks THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN at Duke Of York's Theatre

Known to many as Ronnie Mitchell from East Enders, Samantha Womack has enjoyed a successful career in television, film and theatre. Currently starring in The Girl on the Train, an adaptation of Paul Hawkins' 2015 novel, Womack plays Rachel, a functioning alcoholic. The show has been touring the UK and is now in the Duke of York's Theatre for a limited run. BroadwayWorld talked with Samantha about playing a character with an addiction, the arts industry today and why she enjoys acting on stage.

TOMMY vuelve a los cines este jueves

El proximo jueves 23 de mayovuelve a los cines TOMMY, la adaptacion cinematografica de la opera rock compuesta por Pete Townshed de The Who, en un evento especial organizado pro A CONTRACORRIENTE FILMS.


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynaecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City is a European premiere from acclaimed American playwright Halley Feiffer, starring actor, comedian and presenter Cariad Lloyd (Peep Show, Channel 4; Have I Got News For You, BBC; West End's Austentatious, Lady Carad's Characters (nominated for the Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2011), Griefcast (Creator/Host - Winner of Best Podcast of the year 2018, Best Entertainment and Best Interview)).

Lilli Cooper, Matt Bogart & More Will Take Part RENT Concert at Adelphi University

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT, created by Adelphi graduate Jonathan Larson ('82), has become a pop culture phenomenon. The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) opened its doors in the fall of 2008 with the first college production of this beloved musical. We are honored to kick off our 10th anniversary season in a similar fashion with a concert version of the show, featuring a cast of some of Broadway's finest performers.RENT in Concert will be performed on Saturday, September 16 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage, Concert Hall in the Adelphi PAC, 1 South Ave, Garden City, New York.

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