Bill Irwin News

 
Date Of Birth:
April 11, 1950 (69)
Birth Place:
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Bio:
Bill Irwin is an actor, director, writer, and clown. His original works include The Regard of Flight, Largely New York, Fool Moon, Old Hats, and others. His theatre credits include Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?; Waiting for Godot; Endgame; and On Beckett. Television ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: April 11, 1950 (69)

Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA

Bio:
Bill Irwin is an actor, director, writer, and clown. His original works include The Regard of Flight, Largely New York, Fool Moon, Old Hats, and others. His theatre credits include Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?; Waiting for Godot; Endgame; and On Beckett. Television ... (read more)
Gabrielle Hamilton, Tiler Peck & More Nominated For 2019 Bessie AwardsGabrielle Hamilton, Tiler Peck & More Nominated For 2019 Bessie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, celebrates a landmark 35th anniversary this year. Today, the nominees for the 2019 Bessie Awards, along with the recipients of the 2019 Juried Bessie Award and 2019 Outstanding Breakout Choreographer Award, were announced and celebrated at the Bessies press conference. (The list of nominations follows.) (more...)

Managing Director Joshua Borenstein To Depart Long Wharf Theatre; Kit Ingui Named Acting Managing DirectorManaging Director Joshua Borenstein To Depart Long Wharf Theatre; Kit Ingui Named Acting Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Joshua Borenstein, who has served at Long Wharf Theatre for 13 years, including as its Managing Director since 2011, will leave the organization at the end of July. (more...)

Chenango River Theatre Presents INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELPChenango River Theatre Presents INCIDENT AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

A memory play in the vein of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs, Chenango River Theatre is proud to produce the world premiere of the unforgettable comedy Incident At Our Lady of Perpetual Help. (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer ConferenceJessica Vosk, Julia Murney & More Will Star in New Works at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Summer Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Dance Lab New York Partners With The Rockefeller Brothers Fund For A New CollaborationDance Lab New York Partners With The Rockefeller Brothers Fund For A New Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Dance Lab New York (DLNY) has partnered with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) to provide a one-of-a-kind creative experience for an emerging choreographer. The residency will take place at The Pocantico Center in upstate New York this July, allowing the choreographer an opportunity to expand upon a prior week-long residency in June at the DLNY Summer Lab Cycle in the heart of Manhattan. (more...)

Breaking: GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS Announces Closing DateBreaking: GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS Announces Closing Date
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow, Taylor Mac will play its final performance on Sunday, June 16. Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus began previews on Monday, March 11, 2019 and opened on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street). At the time of its closing, it will have played 45 preview performances and 65 regular performances. (more...)

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Performs Dramatic Reading of a PlaybillVIDEO: Nathan Lane Performs Dramatic Reading of a Playbill
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2019

On last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Nathan Lane stopped by to do a dramatic reading of  the more mundane parts of the Playbill for his show 'Gary: A Sequel To Titus Andronicus.' (more...)

BWW TV: George C. Wolfe Leads The Tony-Nominated Designers Of GARY In A Roundtable DiscussionBWW TV: George C. Wolfe Leads The Tony-Nominated Designers Of GARY In A Roundtable Discussion
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2019

GARY director George C. Wolfe leads veteran Broadway artists (and Tony nominees!) Ann Roth, Santo Loquasto, Peggy Eisenhauer and Jules Fisher in an in-depth roundtable chat (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Stages HARVEY Starring French StewartLaguna Playhouse Stages HARVEY Starring French Stewart
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is delighted to present French Stewart and Vanessa Claire Stewart starring in the wonderfully comic HARVEY, written by Mary Chase and directed by Andrew Barnicle. Comments Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard, "We could not think of a better play to end our 98th season with than HARVEY, starring French and Vanessa Claire Stewart under the inspired direction of Andrew Barnicle. French Stewart will be the perfect Elwood, a role he has always wanted to play! (more...)

HADESTOWN Tops the Outer Critics Circle Winners - Full List Announced!HADESTOWN Tops the Outer Critics Circle Winners - Full List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced! The big winner this year is Hadestown, taking home 6 awards, including Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Outstanding New Score, and Amber Gray for Outstanding Featured Actress! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - May 6, 2019

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 19 categories, with one special award and three honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Drama Desk Award-nominated writer and performer of The New One, Mike Birbiglia. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. (more...)

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony. (more...)

Tony Nominated WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and More Will Play Center Theatre Group 2019/2020 Season!Tony Nominated WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and More Will Play Center Theatre Group 2019/2020 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 2019 - 2020 seasons at both the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre. Together, the seasons offer a deep sampling of the best in modern American theatre including the continuation of Block Party, which celebrates the rich array of theatre produced every year in intimate theatres throughout Los Angeles. (more...)

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees!Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 30, 2019

Over the course of each Broadway season, unexpected and unique storylines inevitably pop up. This morning, with the announcement of the 2019 Tony Award nominations, a number of new narratives have come to life. (more...)

John Lithgow, Bill Irwin, Norm Lewis Will Honor Cora Cahan At New 42nd Street GalaJohn Lithgow, Bill Irwin, Norm Lewis Will Honor Cora Cahan At New 42nd Street Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

The New 42nd Street Gala will celebrate the vision and legacy of Cora Cahan, founding President & CEO, as she steps down after 29 years of extraordinary leadership. Proceeds from the Monday, June 3, 2019, event at The Plaza Hotel will benefit The New Victory Theater's innovative arts and engagement programs which reach more than 55,000 kids each year.  (more...)

Taylor Mac Talks the Political Message in GARY and Being Considered 'Unique' on BroadwayTaylor Mac Talks the Political Message in GARY and Being Considered 'Unique' on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2019

Taylor Mac is Broadway's next big thing. His unique new play, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, which stars Nathan Lane, is the talk of the town. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen & GARY Team Pose Onstage on Opening Night!Photo Flash: Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen & GARY Team Pose Onstage on Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially opened on Broadway on Sunday night, April 21, 2019. Starring three-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen, and Tony Award winner Julie White, Gary is directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe. Featuring original music by Danny Elfman, and movement by Bill Irwin, Gary is set just after the blood-soaked conclusion of William Shakespeare's first tragedy, Titus Andronicus. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ALL MY SONSPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ALL MY SONS
by Walter McBride - Apr 23, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, officially opened last night! BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

Breaking: HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE & More Earn 2019 Outer Critics Circle Nominations!Breaking: HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE & More Earn 2019 Outer Critics Circle Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, welcomes 'Tootsie' star Julie Halston along with 'Torch Song' sensation Michael Urie to announce the nominees for the 2018-19 season today, April 23rd. Click here to watch live! (more...)

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Describes GARY as GAME OF THRONES Meets TIDYING UP WITH MARIE CONDOVIDEO: Nathan Lane Describes GARY as GAME OF THRONES Meets TIDYING UP WITH MARIE CONDO
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2019

Nathan Lane stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about his new Broadway play, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus. Lane describes the play to Fallon, telling him, 'What Taylor Mac has done is taken three minor characters from 'Titus' and put them in their own show.' (more...)

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