Blythe Danner News

Date of Birth: February 03, 1943 (74)
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Female
Maria Dizzia, Will Pullen to Headline Amanda Peet's New Play Reading Tonight at MCC TheaterMaria Dizzia, Will Pullen to Headline Amanda Peet's New Play Reading Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for Amanda Peet's Our Very Own Carlin McCullough, the first of the 2017 PlayLabs readings, which will be held tonight, September 11th, at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonathan Groff Headlines Westport Country Playhouse GalaPhoto Flash: Jonathan Groff Headlines Westport Country Playhouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

"Hamilton" Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Jonathan Groff headlined Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 Gala on Saturday evening, September 9. (more...)

FOLLIES and More Set for Astoria Performing Arts Center's 2017-18 SeasonFOLLIES and More Set for Astoria Performing Arts Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) returns with its 17th season, featuring two mainstage productions, Veil'd and Follies, that take theatergoers on a journey of self-awareness. (more...)

New Plays from Amanda Peet, Jocelyn Bioh and More Set for MCC Theater's 2017 PlayLabs SeriesNew Plays from Amanda Peet, Jocelyn Bioh and More Set for MCC Theater's 2017 PlayLabs Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

MCC Theater has announced the 2017 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights: 2017-2018 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, MCC alum Amanda Peet, Charise Castro Smith, and MCC Youth Company alum Lily Houghton. (more...)

Tony Winner Blythe Danner Joins Cast of Showtime Limited Series PATRICK MELROSETony Winner Blythe Danner Joins Cast of Showtime Limited Series PATRICK MELROSE
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Blythe Danner has signed on to the cast of Showtime's upcoming limited series PATRICK MELROSE. The project, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role, is based on Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels (more...)

Amanda Peet, John Slattery Among Guest Stars Set for Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFSAmanda Peet, John Slattery Among Guest Stars Set for Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS, co-produced with Weinstein Television and created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), has set a world-class slate of guest actors slated to join the series (more...)

Jonathan Groff Replaces Matthew Morrison at Westport Country Playhouse GalaJonathan Groff Replaces Matthew Morrison at Westport Country Playhouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

'Hamilton' Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Jonathan Groff has stepped in to headline Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 Gala on Saturday evening, September 9. Groff will replace previously announced Matthew Morrison who is no longer available to perform at this year's Gala due to a scheduling conflict. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Theater Close-Up Rebroadcasts Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-Winning BURIED CHILDTHIRTEEN's Theater Close-Up Rebroadcasts Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-Winning BURIED CHILD
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

In November 2016, Sam Shepard's Pulitzer-Prize winning play Buried Child debuted on THIRTEEN's Theater Close-Upseries.  In tribute to Shepard, who passed away last week at age 73, THIRTEEN is presenting a special encore presentation ofBuried Child airing in New York Friday, August 4 at 9 p.m. ET on THIRTEEN. Actress Blythe Danner hosts the broadcast.  Director Scott Elliott's acclaimed production by The New Group is available to stream online now for those within the New York metro area.  (more...)

Nick Offerman to Star in Upcoming Musical Drama HEARTS BEAT LOUDNick Offerman to Star in Upcoming Musical Drama HEARTS BEAT LOUD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Nick Offerman will star in Brett Haley's upcoming musical HEARTS BEAT LOUD. The FARGO actor will appear opposite Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, Blythe Danner, Toni Collette and Kiersey Clemons in the project. (more...)

Gwyneth Paltrow's Go-Go's Musical HEAD OVER HEELS Moves One Beat Closer to BroadwayGwyneth Paltrow's Go-Go's Musical HEAD OVER HEELS Moves One Beat Closer to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Page Six has reported that Gwyneth Paltrow's long-awaited Head Over Heels musical got one beat closer to Broadway over the weekend. (more...)

The Neo-Political Cowgirls to Present 'ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS' at Guild HallThe Neo-Political Cowgirls to Present 'ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS' at Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

In keeping with their mission of raising visibility for women's issues, The Neo-Political Cowgirls (NPC) dance theatre collective will present ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS: Illuminating Women's Voices on Sunday, July 30th at East Hampton's Guild Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Independent Shakespeare Co Invites Audiences to Vienna in MEASURE FOR MEASUREPhoto Flash: Independent Shakespeare Co Invites Audiences to Vienna in MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

This summer take a trip to a decadent Vienna as INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. opens the season with the wild and wonderful MEASURE FOR MEASURE. The plot twists come fast and furious in this production that is equal parts screwball romantic comedy and deliciously dark social satire. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Revisit GREY GARDENS at Bay Street's Summer Gala; Lineup Announced!Betty Buckley to Revisit GREY GARDENS at Bay Street's Summer Gala; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts announces the 26th Annual Summer Gala, to take place in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 15, 2017 benefiting Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening will include special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live 'Fantasy Auction,' dinner and dancing. (more...)

The Neo-Political Cowgirls present ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS: Illuminating Women's VoicesThe Neo-Political Cowgirls present ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS: Illuminating Women's Voices
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

In keeping with their mission of raising visibility for women's issues, The Neo-Political Cowgirls (NPC) dance theatre collective is proud to present ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS: Illuminating Women's Voices on Sunday, July 30th at East Hampton's Guild Hall. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces 26th Annual Summer GalaBay Street Theater Announces 26th Annual Summer Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts announces the 26th Annual Summer Gala, to take place in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 15, 2017 benefiting Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening will include special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live 'Fantasy Auction,' dinner and dancing. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. presents MEASURE FOR MEASUREIndependent Shakespeare Co. presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

This summer take a trip to a decadent Vienna as INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. opens the season with the wild and wonderful MEASURE FOR MEASURE. The plot twists come fast and furious in this production that is equal parts screwball romantic comedy and deliciously dark social satire.  MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director, Melissa Chalsma, will begin previews at THE GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL on Saturday, June 24 at 7pm and will open on Saturday, July 1 at 7:00pm and perform through Sunday, July 22 at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park.  All ISC Summer Shakespeare productions are FREE to the public!  MEASURE FOR MEASURE is the first of two productions being presented at this year's GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL. THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA will play July 29 - September 3. (more...)

Joel Grey to Appear Before Screening of GEORGE M! at Paley CenterJoel Grey to Appear Before Screening of GEORGE M! at Paley Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Legendary stage and screen star Joel Grey will be interviewed at 12 noon on Sunday, May 28 at the Paley Center for Media in New York City (25 West 52nd Street, NYC), preceding a screening of the 1970 NBC Telecast of George M! from 12:15 to 1:45 PM. The interview and screening are free and open to the public. (more...)

2017 American Theatre Master Makes His Visit on the Road Less Traveled2017 American Theatre Master Makes His Visit on the Road Less Traveled
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce its newest member to its National Advisory Board, Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright, Donald Margulies.  On Saturday May 6, the company welcomed its 2017 American Theatre Master, Donald Margulies, on the road less traveled.  The day began with a Q&A session with Mr. Margulies, moderated by RLTP Literary Director Jon Elston at the Road Less Traveled Theater. That evening, Mr. Margulies was guest of honor during a sold-out performance of The Country House. (more...)

Shirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, and Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYNShirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, and Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the full company for Meghan Kennedy's (Too Much, Too Much, Too Many) new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

To Be Continued...  Examining the History of the Broadway SequelTo Be Continued... Examining the History of the Broadway Sequel
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 27, 2017

'CATS 2: GRIZABELLA'S REVENGE'?, 'STILL WAITING FOR GODOT: THE SEQUEL'? Unlike successful films, which often spawn prequels, sequels and beyond, It's not often that you see a 'Part II' attached to the title of a cherished theatrical work. But that's not to say it never happens! (more...)

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