Judith Light, Santino Fontana, Cherry Jones, and More Set For 4th Edition Of THE HOMEBOUND PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
The Homebound Project has announced the lineup for its fourth edition of new online theater benefiting hungry children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, are also pleased to announce that a fifth and final edition will take place August 5-9, 2020.
BWW Review: A RAINY DAY IN NEW YORK, Home Premiere
by Jonathan Marshall - Jun 1, 2020
In a world of remakes, reboots and recycled stories, inimitability is hard to find. Woody Allen is a prolific playwright, comedian, actor, screenwriter and director who has carved out a cohesive career in film. Although many have drawn influence from the auteur, no one can replicate the authentic, witty voice we've heard over the last five decades.
TheatreWorks Announces Revised 51st Season Including Regional Premieres & More, Now Launching in October
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Artistic Director Designate Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora announced changes to TheatreWorks's 2020-21 Season, which is now scheduled to begin in October 2020.
Photo Flashback: Cherry Jones Stars in THE HEIRESS in 1995
by Walter McBride - Apr 27, 2020
We're taking a trip down memory lane by continuing our Photo Flashback series, featuring vintage pics from the archives of BroadwayWorld photographer Walter McBride.Today, check out photos of stage and screen star Cherry Jones, leaving the Cort Theatre after a performance of The Heiress on March 1, 1995.
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!
Alex Brightman And Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Announce 2020 Drama League Award Nominees On April 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Alex Brightman and Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, the current lead actors in the hit Broadway musical Beetlejuice, will announce the 2020 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The announcement event takes place on Thursday morning, April 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street, 4th Floor) and will be streamed live via BroadwayWorld.com.
The Philly POPS Will Celebrate The Legacy of Broadway Luminary Oscar Hammerstein
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Newly appointed Music Director and Principal Conductor David Charles Abell brings the fun and elegance of Oscar Hammerstein 2nd's masterworks to Philly in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You.
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, incoming Artistic Director Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announce the lineup for the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award-winning company's 2020-21 season, which launches this summer.
THE RED WOOL by Jeremy Kareken to Have Industry Staged Reading, Greg Kotis Will Lead the Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Theatre Upstairs of Phoenix, AZ and Tyler Boettcher & Lauren Rohs will present an industry staged reading of The Red Wool, a new raucous comedy by Broadway's Jeremy Kareken (Lifespan of a Fact). The industry presentation will take place on Monday, February 10th at a private residence in New York City. Tony Award winning playwright & actor Greg Kotis (Urinetown) will star as King Ashurnasirpal II, leading a Phoenix based cast. Industry members may request reservations at email@example.com.
Photo Flash: Orlagh Cassidy Stars as Nancy Pelosi in THE ADULT IN THE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Adult in the Room,” a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its world premiere Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring acclaimed Broadway, television and film actress Orlagh Cassidy.
Apple Announces DEFENDING JACOB Starring Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Apple today announced 'Defending Jacob,' a gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name by William Landay, will premiere its first three episodes exclusively on Apple TV+ starting Friday, April 24, and new episodes will premiere weekly thereafter every Friday.
Apple TV+ Announces Premiere Dates For Upcoming Series; Spielbergs 'Amazing Stories,' 'Home,' and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2020
Apple TV Plus has announced premiere dates for a slew of its upcoming series, according to Variety.
Colt Coeur Will Honor Celia Keenan-Bolger at 10th Anniversary Benefit Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Brooklyn-based Colt Coeur has announced its first offerings of their 2020 as they continue to celebrate a decade of theatrical endeavors.
Brian Cox Wins the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama for SUCCESSION
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2020
Brian Cox has won the 2020 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama for 'Succession.' The 77th Annual GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS are airing live on NBC, hosted by Ricky Gervais.
Orlagh Cassidy Will Star as Nancy Pelosi In New Play THE ADULT IN THE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
a?oeThe Adult in the Room,a?? a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its world premiere Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring acclaimed Broadway, television and film actress Orlagh Cassidy. Directed by Heather Arnson and Conor Bagley, the play is produced by Tony/Emmy/Olivier Award-winning producer Jim Kierstead (a?oeKinky Boots,a?? a?oePippin,a?? a?oeHadestowna??) Emmy Award-winning producer Linda Karn (a?oeMatt Shepard is a Friend of Minea??) and Broadway producer William Fernandez (a?oeThe Inheritance,a?? a?oeThe Great Cometa??). Previews begin Jan. 22.
Nancy Pelosi Profiled In New Play THE ADULT IN THE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
'The Adult in the Room,' a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its world premiere Jan. 26 at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring Broadway, television and film actress Orlagh Cassidy.
Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS OF THE TSARS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Colin Callender's Tony and Golden Globe award-winning production company Playground (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Lucky Guy) today announces its expansion into immersive theatre with its support of WITNESS, a new theatre company created and led by Artistic Director Michael Bontatibus, former creative executive at Playground. WITNESS's recent sold-out productions include Noirtown which premiered at the Rave Theatre Festival and was hailed by The New York Times as a?oeelectrifying,a?? Found Footage at Colonels Row on Governors Island, and The Visitation at the Wyckoff House, the oldest building in New York.
THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE Starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield Begins Production
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography on THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE is underway in Charlotte, North Carolina. The film is written by Abe Sylvia (Dead to Me, DIRTY GIRL) and directed by Michael Showalter (THE BIG SICK; HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS), and stars Jessica Chastain (MOLLY'S GAME, ZERO DARK THIRTY) and Andrew Garfield (HACKSAW RIDGE, SILENCE). The film is based on Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato's acclaimed 2000 documentary of the same name chronicling the dynamic ascent and subsequent demise and redemption of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker as described by Tammy Faye herself.
BWW Interview: Director Wes Grantom on Pioneer Theatre Company's THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by Tyler Hinton - Nov 1, 2019
Pioneer Theatre Company will present the thought-provoking drama THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT through November 16, 2019, directly following its run on Broadway starring Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, and Bobby Cannavale earlier this year. Director Wes Grantom, who most recently directed BEEP BOOP at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has received multiple Drama League Fellowships, spoke with BroadwayWorld about his passion for the play, this production, and Pioneer Theatre Company.
Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates 35th Anniversary Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2019
Just last night, Primary Stages held its 35th Anniversary Gala, honor ingPulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Downstairs, Bernhardt/Hamlet), and Tony Award-winning producers from the Primary Stages family Jamie deRoy (The Ferryman, Little Women), Dasha Epstein (Ain't Misbehavin', Exits and Entrances), Susan Rose (The Band's Visit, Sabina), and Cheryl Wiesenfeld (Ain't Too Proud, In the Continuum).
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