Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Aaron Sorkin News

 
Date Of Birth:
June 09, 1961 (60)
Birth Place:
Scarsdale, NY, USA
Bio:
His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men, The Farnsworth Invention and To Kill a Mockingbird; the television series Sports Night (1998–2000), The West Wing (1999–2006), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–07), and The Newsroom (2012–14). He wrote the film screenplay for the legal ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 09, 1961 (60)

Birth Place: Scarsdale, NY, USA

Bio:
His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men, The Farnsworth Invention and To Kill a Mockingbird; the television series Sports Night (1998–2000), The West Wing (1999–2006), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–07), and The Newsroom (2012–14). He wrote the film screenplay for the legal ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Watch Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in Amazon's BEING THE RICARDOS Trailer Photo VIDEO: Watch Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in Amazon's BEING THE RICARDOS Trailer
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2021

'Being the Ricardos', a new film from Amazon starring Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz. The biopic was written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Linda Lavin, and John Rubinstein are also featured. Watch the trailer for the highly-anticipated film now!

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Announces In-Person Rush Policy Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Announces In-Person Rush Policy
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2021

To Kill a Mockingbird today announced an in-person rush policy after returning to Broadway. Learn how to get cheap rush tickets on the day of the show. To Kill a Mockingbird stars Jeff Daniels, as he reprises his originating iconic role as Atticus Finch, and Celia Keenan-Bolger, as she returns in her Tony Award-winning performance as Scout.

VIDEO: Go Inside TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Broadway Re-Opening Night! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Broadway Re-Opening Night!
by Team BWW - Oct 6, 2021

Just last night, To Kill a Mockingbird celebrated its return to Broadway at the Shubert Theatre, playing its first performance since the shutdown in March 2020. Watch a video featuring the new cast celebrating their return to Broadway.

Photos: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Returns to Broadway; The Cast Takes Their Bows! Photo Photos: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Returns to Broadway; The Cast Takes Their Bows!
by Team BWW - Oct 6, 2021

Last night, To Kill a Mockingbird, the most successful American play in Broadway history, celebrated its return to Broadway at the Shubert Theatre, playing its first performance since the shutdown in March 2020 and we've got photos of the cast back on stage.

Aaron Sorkin Reveals He is Making Changes to MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway With George Floy Photo Aaron Sorkin Reveals He is Making Changes to MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway With George Floyd, Breonna Taylor & BLM in Mind
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021

Aaron Sorkin has revealed that he is updating the script for the Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, keeping in mind the social justice movement that occurred throughout the country over the last 18 months. 

New York Composer And Pianist To Make Carnegie Hall Debut Photo New York Composer And Pianist To Make Carnegie Hall Debut
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021

It shall also be the world premiere of Avant's Piano Sonata No. 1 with Avant performing selections from his forthcoming album, Pieces for Solo Piano (St. Magnus Records).

Wake Up With BWW 9/8: New DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film Clips, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/8: New DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film Clips, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021

Today's top stories: watch new clips from the Dear Evan Hansen film, Pretty Woman tour casting, and more!

Portia, Hunter Parrish, Michael Braugher and More Announced for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Portia, Hunter Parrish, Michael Braugher and More Announced for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Broadway Return
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

Producer Barry Diller today announced the complete cast for the Broadway return of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, the most successful American play in Broadway history. Written by Aaron Sorkin with direction by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird is set to reopen on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the Shubert Theatre.

Tickets Are On Sale Now For Opera Orlando's LA TRAVIATA Photo Tickets Are On Sale Now For Opera Orlando's LA TRAVIATA
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021

Opera Orlando’s 2021-22 season celebrates one of opera’s greats: Giuseppe Verdi. Audiences can now purchase individual tickets for his beloved classic, La Traviata, opening Halloween weekend at the Walt Disney Theater at Dr. Phillips Center.

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Return to the Stage with In-Person Shows for 35th Season Photo Bristol Riverside Theatre to Return to the Stage with In-Person Shows for 35th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021

The curtain will rise again starting with the two-person madcap musical Murder for Two from September 21st to October 10th. Next up, look for Skeleton Crew by award-winning playwright Dominique Morrisseau from November 2nd to November 21st.

Industry Pro Newsletter: The Future of Streaming, Vaccine Mandates, and Inspiring Cha Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: The Future of Streaming, Vaccine Mandates, and Inspiring Change
by Alex Freeman - Aug 23, 2021

Many theatres feel that if they don’t press forward, then they’ll be sealing their own fate - that leaves many to be faced with seemingly impossible decisions: do we continue streaming and not bring anyone back in? Do we produce a hybrid season? Are our audiences ready to come back?

Aaron Sorkin, Marc Platt to Develop New Musicals With Bartlett Sher's SRO Productions Photo Aaron Sorkin, Marc Platt to Develop New Musicals With Bartlett Sher's SRO Productions
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2021

Sher is launching SRO Productions alongside JT Rogers and Cambra Overend to produce entertainment for TV, film, and stage.

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Celebrates Broadway Return; Written By Aaron Sorkin Photo VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Celebrates Broadway Return; Written By Aaron Sorkin
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2021

The two-minute video features an original script written by playwright, Aaron Sorkin, and voiced by Tony Award nominated and Emmy Award-winning star, Jeff Daniels.

TIFF Announces Jessica Chastain as Recipient of TIFF Tribute Actor Award Photo TIFF Announces Jessica Chastain as Recipient of TIFF Tribute Actor Award
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 5, 2021

Chastain stars in The Eyes of Tammy Faye, an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker.

Pre-Broadway PARADISE SQUARE, HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Announced Fo Photo Pre-Broadway PARADISE SQUARE, HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Announced For 2021 Broadway in Chicago Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021

Additionally, the off-season specials will include The Play That Goes Wrong, Mystery Science Theater 300 Live, The Prom, Jersey Boys, Fiddler On The Roof, and Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.

Interviews: Kristin Chenoweth, Jaime Camil y Ariana DeBose nos hablan de SCHMIGADOON Photo Interviews: Kristin Chenoweth, Jaime Camil y Ariana DeBose nos hablan de SCHMIGADOON
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 30, 2021

Hablamos con los 3 artistas sobre su trabajo en esta serie musical que ya se puede ver en Apple TV+.

Kimmel Cultural Campus Announces 2021/2022 Season Photo Kimmel Cultural Campus Announces 2021/2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021

Kimmel Cultural Campus has announced the much-anticipated return of in-person performing arts across their venues: the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music, and the Merriam Theater. On September 18, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., Kimmel Cultural Campus will host a grand reopening event in Commonwealth Plaza to celebrate the start of the 2021-22 season.

Flager & Associates, PC Subsidizes Tickets To BRT For Bristol Township Residents Photo Flager & Associates, PC Subsidizes Tickets To BRT For Bristol Township Residents
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2021

Prominent local law firm Flager & Associates, PC is subsidizing tickets for Bristol Township residents to attend Bristol Riverside Theatre's 2021-2022 mainstage season.

Vs. Theatre Company & Circle X Theatre Co. Present West Coast Premiere of STAND UP IF Photo Vs. Theatre Company & Circle X Theatre Co. Present West Coast Premiere of STAND UP IF YOU'RE HERE TONIGHT
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021

Vs. Theatre Company & Circle X Theatre Co. will present the West Coast premiere of a new play, STAND UP IF YOU’RE HERE TONIGHT.

VIDEO: On This Day, June 29- Happy Birthday, Brian d'Arcy James! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, June 29- Happy Birthday, Brian d'Arcy James!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2021

On This Day, we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway favorite, Brian d'Arcy James!

 1       …