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Smith's career began almost immediately after earning his B.F.A. at Juilliard. He was quickly cast in diverse roles on and off-Broadway in Come Back, Little Sheba; Good Boys and True, and Three Changes alongside Dylan McDermott and Maura Tierney. Inevitably, Smith made the leap from the stage to the ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Smith's career began almost immediately after earning his B.F.A. at Juilliard. He was quickly cast in diverse roles on and off-Broadway in Come Back, Little Sheba; Good Boys and True, and Three Changes alongside Dylan McDermott and Maura Tierney. Inevitably, Smith made the leap from the stage to the ... (read complete bio)
Theater Stories: SUNDAY IN THE PARK, NEXT TO NORMAL, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME & More Ab Photo Theater Stories: SUNDAY IN THE PARK, NEXT TO NORMAL, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME & More About The Booth Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Booth Theatre! Learn about some of the theatre's best-known shows including Sunday in the Park with George, Next to Normal, Freestyle Love Supreme, and many more!

Erika Henningsen, Tim Realbuto & More Set For THE GLASS MENAGERIE Benefit Reading Photo Erika Henningsen, Tim Realbuto & More Set For THE GLASS MENAGERIE Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

Erika Henningsen has been cast as Laura Wingfield in The Actors Fund benefit reading of the Tennessee Williams classic 'The Glass Menagerie.'

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Glass Menagerie!

Brian J. Smith Joins MATRIX 4 Photo Brian J. Smith Joins MATRIX 4
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Deadline reports that Broadway and screen actor Brian J. Smith has joined the upcoming 'Matrix' film, from Lana Wachowski.

Emmy Nominee Michelle Forbes Joins Cast of TREADSTONE Photo Emmy Nominee Michelle Forbes Joins Cast of TREADSTONE
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Michelle Forbes (The Killing, Berlin Station) is one of the newest additions to USA's Treadstone, an action-packed thriller set amidst the CIA black ops program Operation Treadstone.

Sean Bean Joins Cast of World War II Drama, WORLD ON FIRE Photo Sean Bean Joins Cast of World War II Drama, WORLD ON FIRE
by TV News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

BBC One and Mammoth Screen today announced that Emmy and Bafta-winner Sean Bean (Broken, Game Of Thrones, Lord Of The Rings) will be joining the cast of the epic drama World On Fire by multi-award winning writer Peter Bowker (Eric And Ernie, Blackpool).

Helen Hunt to Star in World War II BBC One Drama Photo Helen Hunt to Star in World War II BBC One Drama
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

BBC One and Mammoth Screen today announced that Academy Award-winner Helen Hunt (As Good As It Gets, Mad About You) leads the cast alongside Academy Award-nominated and Olivier Award-winning actress Lesley Manville (Mum, Phantom Thread) together with rising British stars Jonah Hauer-King (Little Women, Howard's End) and Julia Brown (The Last Kingdom, Shetland) in the epic drama World On Fire by multi-award winning writer Peter Bowker (The A Word, Eric and Ernie, Occupation, Blackpool).

Sarah Jones Set to Star in CBS Drama Pilot L.A. CONFIDENTIAL Photo Sarah Jones Set to Star in CBS Drama Pilot L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

According to Deadline,  Sarah Jones is set to play Lynn in CBS drama pilot L.A. Confidential, based on James Ellroy's classic noir novel. It comes from Arnon Milchan, producer of the acclaimed 1997 movie; CBS TV Studios; New Regency; and Lionsgate TV.

BWW Review: SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, Chichester Festival Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Jun 10, 2017

Continuing Chichester Festival Theatre's run of plays, prior to its first musical offering of the season, is Tennessee Williams' 1959 work Sweet Bird of Youth. It comes a few months after Williams' classic The Glass Menagerie enjoyed an Olivier-nominated run at the Duke of York's Theatre in London's West End, sharing a cast member (Brian J. Smith).

Photo Flash: First Look at Marcia Gay Harden and Brian J. Smith in SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Two of America's leading stage and screen actors come to Chichester this summer for Tennessee Williams' SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, directed by Jonathan Kent. Celebrated Oscar and Tony Award-winning actor Marcia Gay Harden makes her UK theatre debut as Alexandra, and Brian J. Smith plays Chance. The production runs at Chichester Festival Theatre now through 24 June, with a press night on Friday 9 June. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below!

Marcia Gay Harden and Brian J. Smith to Fly to Chichester Festival for SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Full casting has been announced for Tennessee Williams' SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, directed by Jonathan Kent, running at Chichester Festival Theatre from 2 - 24 June, with a press night on Friday 9 June.

Olivier Awards 2017 - Full List Of Nominees and Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Here's a full list of Olivier Award nominees and winners - updating LIVE

Last Chance to See John Tiffany's Seven-Time Olivier Award Nominated Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Following multiple Olivier Award nominations, John Tiffany's The Glass Menagerie enters its final weeks at Duke of York's Theatre with the last performance to be held on Saturday 29th April 2017. This universally acclaimed adaptation of Tennessee Williams' masterful play has been nominated for seven Olivier Awards including Best Director, Best Revival and Best Actress.

Flash Sale: Save Up To 49% On Tickets For THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Following its premiere in 2013 at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, a multi Tony Award-nominated run on Broadway at the Booth Theater and a European premiere at this year's Edinburgh International Festival, John Tiffany's fresh staging of Tennessee Williams' classic play The Glass Menagerie plays at London's Duke of York's Theatre for a limited season. Book tickets here from just £20

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Makes History in 2017 Olivier Awards Nominations; GROUNDHOG DAY Leads Musical Noms
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Today, past winners Denise Gough and Matt Henry announced the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard, the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar. The 2017 awards are set to be the biggest yet, as they make their debut at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April.

Ian McKellen's LEAR & More In Chichester Festival Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Festival 2017 marks the beginning of a new era at Chichester Festival Theatre under the leadership of Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Rachel Tackley. 

BWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE, Duke of York's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 3, 2017

'I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion,' declares Tom Wingfield, the narrator of Tennessee Williams's exquisite memory play. Director John Tiffany has proved gloriously adept at handling both sides of the equation in the magical trick-filled yet emotionally authentic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and here too, in this acclaimed production that comes to the West End via Broadway and Edinburgh, wonders rub shoulders with bruising truths.

BWW Interview: Actor Brian J Smith Talks THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Marianka Swain - Feb 1, 2017

American actor Brian J Smith's diverse credits include independent film Hate Crime, TV series Sense8, and, on stage, John Tiffany's acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie. The latter was a hit on Broadway and in Edinburgh, and is now playing in the West End at the Duke of York's Theatre.

THE PASSING SEASON, Featuring Stage Stars, Premieres On iTunes and Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Feature film THE PASSING SEASON, starring 'Sense8' star and Tony nominee Brian J. Smith, is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and other digital platforms. Gayle Rankin (Cabaret), Nick Choksi (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Patrick Murney, and Elizabeth Alderfer also star.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Dec 25, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a visionary Tennessee Williams revival to Wayne McGregor and a Dahl musical adaptation, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews...

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