Aaron Sorkin News

Date of Birth: June 09, 1961 (56)
Birth Place: Scarsdale, NY, USA
Gender: Male
MEAN GIRLS' Tina Fey and Audible's Don Katz Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's 2017 Winter GalaMEAN GIRLS' Tina Fey and Audible's Don Katz Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's 2017 Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor Tina Fey and Founder & CEO of Audible, Inc., Don Katz. (more...)

LAW & ORDER'S Sam Waterston to Reprise Role on SVULAW & ORDER'S Sam Waterston to Reprise Role on SVU
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jack McCoy is coming back to television. Sam Waterston, who originated the role on Law and Order is reprising the role on the new season of SVU. (more...)

Nancy Wilson's (Heart) Roadcase Royale Release Album FridayNancy Wilson's (Heart) Roadcase Royale Release Album Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Nancy Wilson, one of the founding members of the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Heart, has teamed up with former Prince's New Power Generation band member and R&B singer Liv Warfield to form the soulful, rock super group, Roadcase Royale. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, A FEW GOOD MEN, FUN HOME and More Set for Circle Theatre's 2018 SeasonINTO THE WOODS, A FEW GOOD MEN, FUN HOME and More Set for Circle Theatre's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Circle Theatre, Grand Rapids' go-to destination for exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting, has announced their 2018 Season...and it has something for everyone! (more...)

BWW Review: Bailey Directs Well-Paced A FEW GOOD MEN at CFTABWW Review: Bailey Directs Well-Paced A FEW GOOD MEN at CFTA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 16, 2017

If the production of Aaron Sorkin's A Few Good Men closing tonight after a much too brief two-weekend run at Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts proves anything it's just how current and relevant the play remains, almost 30 years after its Broadway premiere. First produced there in 1989, followed up by the wildly successful film version three years later, it's long been a favorite of theater- and film-goers alike, giving them a bird's eye view of the machinations and intrigue that propels the plot of the courtroom drama forward. (more...)

Photo Coverage:  Jessica Chastain & More Attend MOLLY'S GAME Premiere at TIFFPhoto Coverage: Jessica Chastain & More Attend MOLLY'S GAME Premiere at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2017

Jessica Chastain and more graced the red carpet at the premiere of MOLLY'S GAME at this week's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James to Help Fight Cancer by Running Chicago MarathonBrian d'Arcy James to Help Fight Cancer by Running Chicago Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Brian d'Arcy James of Netflix's series 13 Reasons Why, Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, and Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton is set to take on the 26.2-mile-long challenge of the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8th and raise money to support cancer patients and their loved ones served by the Cancer Support Community. (more...)

Aaron Sorkin Reveals Surprising Changes in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDAaron Sorkin Reveals Surprising Changes in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

In an interview with Vulture, Sorkin revealed how his adaptation will have a new take on the material, especially with Atticus Finch, who is well-known for his morals. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Photo Flash: 1st Stage Presents JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAINPhoto Flash: 1st Stage Presents JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

In Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis' darkly comic meditation on redemption and faith, Angel Cruz a 30-year-old bicycle messenger awaits his trial for the death of a religious cult leader. Inside Riker's Island, a charismatic serial killer named Lucius Jenkins befriends a terrified Angel. Lucius has found God and been born again. As his attorney, a disillusioned but talented public defender, and Lucius work separately to "save" Angel, his life and the course of his trial will be changed forever. (more...)

Tickets on Sale NOW for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!, CAROUSEL, THE ICEMAN COMETH and MoreTickets on Sale NOW for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!, CAROUSEL, THE ICEMAN COMETH and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. Plus, group sales start up for Aaron Sorkin's new adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY! and MoreTickets on Sale Tomorrow for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tickets go in sale tomorrow, September 9, at 10 a.m. for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. (more...)

Aaron Sorkin to Receive Zurich Film Festival's Career Achievement AwardAaron Sorkin to Receive Zurich Film Festival's Career Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Aaron Sorkin will receive the Festival's Career Achievement Award at this year's Festival. His debut feature MOLLY'S GAME will be screened as a Gala Premiere. The Academy-Award-winning screenwriter and reknowned playwright will receive the Award for his life's work (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley RepNew Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 7Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 7
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 7, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Cast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on BroadwayCast Complete for Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Blackare have announced complete casting for the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance. (more...)

Aaron Sorkin's New Adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to Land on Broadway in 2018Aaron Sorkin's New Adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD to Land on Broadway in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Harper Lee's classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD will officially arrive on Broadway next winter in a new stage adaptation written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin and directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher. (more...)

Jared Zirilli Joins SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at La Jolla PlayhouseJared Zirilli Joins SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Jared Zirilli will star as Summer's husband and bassist 'Bruce Sudano' in the show, which runs November 7 - December 17, 2017. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 31Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 31
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 31, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

1st Stage Presents Guirgis' JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN1st Stage Presents Guirgis' JESUS HOPPED THE 'A' TRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

In Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis' darkly comic meditation on redemption and faith, Angel Cruz a 30-year-old bicycle messenger awaits his trial for the death of a religious cult leader. (more...)

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