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Cynthia Nixon, Matthew Broderick, Tony Shalhoub, and More Are Set For This Weekend's  Photo Cynthia Nixon, Matthew Broderick, Tony Shalhoub, and More Are Set For This Weekend's Philip Roth Festival
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2023

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents The Philip Roth Festival, a three-day celebration (Friday, March 17 - Sunday, March 19) of the iconic writer from Newark, New Jersey. A bevy of actors come out to discuss and participate in events celebrating the novelist who influenced their work as actors. 

Tony Shalhoub, Cynthia Nixon, And More To Lead Reading of Philip Roth's THE PLOT AGAI Photo Tony Shalhoub, Cynthia Nixon, And More To Lead Reading of Philip Roth's THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA, March 19
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2023

Some of the country's finest actors including Tony Award-winner Tony Shalhoub and Cynthia Nixon, with Sam Waterston and more will deliver a March 19 dramatic reading of The Plot Against America, Philip Roth's timely and timeless masterwork.

Did You Know? These 10 Actors Played the Role of Nora in A DOLL'S HOUSE! Photo Did You Know? These 10 Actors Played the Role of Nora in A DOLL'S HOUSE!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2023

A Doll's House is officially back on Broadway! This all new revival is led by Jessica Chastain, taking on the iconic role of 'Nora Helmer' in Henrik Ibsen's landmark drama. While Chastain is the latest star to portray Nora, many have done so before her. Here is a list of 10 actors you may not have known played Nora in A Doll's House!

Matthew Broderick, Tony Shalhoub, and More Join the Roth Festival Line-Up Photo Matthew Broderick, Tony Shalhoub, and More Join the Roth Festival Line-Up
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2023

New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced the complete cast of its one-time dramatic reading of the late Philip Roth's bestselling novel The Plot Against America featuring some of the most esteemed actors working today in a monumental performance at the center of PHILIP ROTH UNBOUND: Illuminating a Literary Legacy, NJPAC's three-day celebration of the iconic writer.

Leading Artists Perform, Discuss, and Celebrate Author Philip Roth at Weekend-Long Fe Photo Leading Artists Perform, Discuss, and Celebrate Author Philip Roth at Weekend-Long Festival Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2023

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the anchor cultural institution for the city of Newark and the state of New Jersey, in collaboration with the Newark Public Library, will present PHILIP ROTH UNBOUND, a weekend-long festival that will celebrate, challenge and explore the life, legacy and work of novelist and Newark-native Philip Roth, on what would have been his 90th birthday weekend.  

Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, Tony Kushner & More to Take Part in 92NY Unterberg Poetr Photo Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, Tony Kushner & More to Take Part in 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center's 84th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023

The 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center’s 84th season will continue with a Winter/Spring lineup featuring beloved playwrights and actors, critically-acclaimed novelists and poets. See details about the lineup and more.

John Turturro, Mary-Louise Parker, and More Perform In Philip Roth Festival in March Photo John Turturro, Mary-Louise Parker, and More Perform In Philip Roth Festival in March
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), the anchor cultural institution for the city of Newark and the state of New Jersey, in collaboration with the Newark Public Library, will present PHILIP ROTH UNBOUND, a weekend-long festival that will celebrate, challenge and explore the life, legacy and work of novelist and Newark-native Philip Roth, on what would have been his 90th birthday weekend.

Review: BAD JEWS, Arts Theatre Photo Review: BAD JEWS, Arts Theatre
by Alexander Cohen - Jul 27, 2022

Strong performances carry this cringe-inducing family feud.

2022 Guggenheim Fellowships Announced; Complete List Photo 2022 Guggenheim Fellowships Announced; Complete List
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

On April 7, 2022, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 180 exceptional individuals. View all of this year's recipients.

The Story of America in Seven Great Books Photo The Story of America in Seven Great Books
by - Mar 7, 2022

Special Offer - The Story of America in Seven Great Books

Philip Roth Videos

VIDEO: David Simon Talks About Negotiating With Phillip Roth on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH  Videoplay
VIDEO: David Simon Talks About Negotiating With Phillip Roth on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2020

David Simon discusses the prescient nature of The Plot Against America, meeting Philip Roth and Charles Lindbergh's anti-Semitism.

VIDEO: Logan Lerman Talks New film 'Indignation' on TODAY
by - Jul 27, 2016

Actor Logan Lerman stopped by TODAY to talk about his latest drama ‚ÄúIndignation,‚ÄĚ an adaptation of a Philip Roth novel, of which he is executive producer as well as star.

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for the NYC Premiere of INDIGNATION with Broadway Vets Danny Burstein, Linda Emond & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2016

On July 29, Summit Entertainment and Roadside Attractions will release Jeremy Schamus' Indignation, starring Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts, Linda Emond, and Danny Burstein. The company just gathered for the New York premiere last night and BroadwayWorld is taking you to the red carpet below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Sneak Peek of Billy Porter in THE HUMBLING with Al Pacino
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2014

The Humbling, starring Tony winner Billy Porter, is a 2014 erotic comedy film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Buck Henry and Michal Zebede, based on the 2009 novel, The Humbling, written by Philip Roth. The film also stars Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Dianne Wiest, Charles Grodin and Mandy Patinkin.Below, check out a sneak peek of Porter in action!

VIDEO: First Look - Official Trailer for Documentary PLIMPTON!
by - Jun 18, 2013

Below, check out the official trailer for PLIMPTON! Starring George Plimpton as Himself," which opened at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center at Lincoln Center in Manhattan on May 22nd and will open at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline, Massachusetts on Friday, June 21st.

BWW TV: Chatting with Ellen Burstyn and the Company of THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company is presenting the World Premiere Production of The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz, with performances beginning Saturday, October 15th and an opening October 30th. The production will take place at Labyrinth's new home, the Bank Street Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13th. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld was there toget the scoop on the new play!