Beau Willimon News

Company of Fools to Present Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFECompany of Fools to Present Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Following a successful summer run of Aaron Posner's play Life Sucks, Company of Fools' 22nd season of theatre continues this fall with a production of BRIGHT HALF LIFE by playwright Tanya Barfield. Company of Fools' Interim Artistic Director, Ilana Becker, will direct the play, which runs Sept. 27-Oct. 14, 2017, at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey. (more...)


by Shari Barrett - Aug 15, 2017

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Kentwood Players Present FARRAGUT NORTH at the Westchester PlayhouseKentwood Players Present FARRAGUT NORTH at the Westchester Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Kentwood Players will proudly present FARRAGUT NORTH, a political thriller by Beau Willimon, opening Friday, September 8 through Saturday, October 14, 2017 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045. (more...)

Something's Coming: Mark Your Calendar for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!Something's Coming: Mark Your Calendar for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

THE PARISIAN WOMAN to Play Broadway's Hudson TheatreTHE PARISIAN WOMAN to Play Broadway's Hudson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The producers of Beau Willimon's Broadway-bound play The Parisian Woman, starring Uma Thurman, announced today that the show will play at Hudson Theatre (139-141 West 44th St.), with previews beginning on Tuesday, November 7. As previously announced, it will open on Thursday, November 30. (more...)

Blair Brown, Tedra Millan and More to Lead Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD at the Atlantic; Cast Complete!Blair Brown, Tedra Millan and More to Lead Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD at the Atlantic; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody). (more...)

Tony Award Winner Blair Brown Joins Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas in the Cast of THE PARISIAN WOMANTony Award Winner Blair Brown Joins Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas in the Cast of THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Tony Award winner Blair Brown ("Orange Is The New Black," "Fringe," Copenhagen, Nikolai and the Others) has joined the cast of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) debuting on Broadway this fall. (more...)

Josh Lucas to Star Opposite Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMANJosh Lucas to Star Opposite Uma Thurman in Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Josh Lucas (Sweet Home Alabama, American Psycho, “The Mysteries of Laura,”The Glass Menagerie's 2005 Broadway revival) will join Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman on Broadway this fall in THE PARISIAN WOMAN (more...)

Something's Coming: Get Ready for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!Something's Coming: Get Ready for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

Uma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMANUma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, 'Imposters') will make her Broadway debut this fall in The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park). (more...)

Qui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the AtlanticQui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

WGAE Announces Council Candidates For 2017 ElectionWGAE Announces Council Candidates For 2017 Election
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced today the 2017 candidates for its Council election. (more...)

ANIMAL, Starring Rebecca Hall, Extends at the AtlanticANIMAL, Starring Rebecca Hall, Extends at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the New York premiere play Animal by Clare Lizzimore (Mint) and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Harper Regan, Bluebird) has been extended an additional week through Sunday, July 2 in advance of officially opening next Tuesday, June 6. (more...)

2nd Annual Columbia@Roundabout New Play Reading Series Announced2nd Annual Columbia@Roundabout New Play Reading Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University School of the Arts have announced the winners of Columbia@Roundabout's 2017 New Play Reading Series. (more...)

City Agencies, WGA East Announce Inaugural 'Made In NY Writers Room' FellowsCity Agencies, WGA East Announce Inaugural 'Made In NY Writers Room' Fellows
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The inaugural Made in NY Writers Room fellowship class was announced today, marking a major milestone in an innovative program to develop diverse writing talent in New York City's entertainment industry. (more...)

Hulu Orders MARVEL'S RUNAWAYS; Greenlights Second Season of HANDMAID'S TALEHulu Orders MARVEL'S RUNAWAYS; Greenlights Second Season of HANDMAID'S TALE
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2017

Today at the Hulu Upfront Presentation at Madison Square Garden Theater, Hulu announced a multitude of innovative advertising tools, original series orders and content licensing agreements, and reported significant audience growth to 47 million total unique viewers. (more...)

HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Shares First Look at HOUSE OF CARDS, Season FiveVIDEO: Netflix Shares First Look at HOUSE OF CARDS, Season Five
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

Today Netflix released the official trailer and key art for HOUSE OF CARDS which will launch its fifth season globally on Netflix, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Willimon's FARRAGUT NORTH Contains Flashes of Confrontational BrillianceBWW Review: Willimon's FARRAGUT NORTH Contains Flashes of Confrontational Brilliance
by Gil Kaan - May 1, 2017

With House of Cards and Ides of March (based on this play) on playwright Beau Willimon's resume, you might come to see his FARRAGUT NORTH with rather high expectations. Jack Tynan's confession and termination scenes (with Geoffrey Lower as Paul, Stephen's boss) really pop and sizzle, with their tension and their clashing confrontation rating as the drama's highlights. (more...)

Will Uma Thurman Make Her Broadway Debut in New Play by HOUSE OF CARDS Creator?Will Uma Thurman Make Her Broadway Debut in New Play by HOUSE OF CARDS Creator?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Uma Thurman might be Broadway-bound! According to Showbiz411, the actress will make her Broadway debut later this year in a new play by House of Cards writer Beau Willimon. The political thriller, called The Parisian Woman, will reportedly open this fall. (more...)

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