David Lansbury News

 
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Pride's Crossing, Hapgood. Broadway: Hedda Gabler, Major Barbara , The Heidi Chronicles. Off-Broadway: Groundswell, Comedians (New Group); Banished Children of Eve, The Hairy Ape, Defender of the Faith (Irish Rep). Regional includes A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hedda Gabler (Williamstown); Waiting for ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Pride's Crossing, Hapgood. Broadway: Hedda Gabler, Major Barbara , The Heidi Chronicles. Off-Broadway: Groundswell, Comedians (New Group); Banished Children of Eve, The Hairy Ape, Defender of the Faith (Irish Rep). Regional includes A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hedda Gabler (Williamstown); Waiting for ... (read more)
Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales: Len Cariou Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales: Len Cariou
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

The original Sweeney Todd talks about his 60+ years on stage and breaks the news that he is cast in the new Tick, Tick... Boom! movie adaptation, being directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda! (more...)

Performances of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Will Continue at 50% Seating Capacity Performances of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Will Continue at 50% Seating Capacity
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

Performances of Harry Townsend's Last Stand at City Center Stage II will continue as scheduled. Per Governor Cuomo's advisement, the show will reduce the seating capacity of the theater by 50% to allow for social distancing. (more...)

HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND To Play at 50% Capacity Due to Covid-19 HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND To Play at 50% Capacity Due to Covid-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

The Off-Broadway play, Harry Townsend's Last Stand, starring Tony Award winner Len Cariou and David Lansbury. will continue performances at reduced capacity amid the Covid-19 outbreak. (more...)

Photo Flash: Check Out New Production Images of Len Cariou and David Lansbury in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Photo Flash: Check Out New Production Images of Len Cariou and David Lansbury in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020

Harry Townsend's Last Stand, a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care) currently stars Tony® Award winner Len Cariou and David Lansbury (Broadway: War Horse, Hedda Gabler, The Heidi Chronicles; Michael Clayton; 'Oz' on HBO). The play has been extended until April 5th. (more...)

David Lansbury to Replace Craig Bierko in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND David Lansbury to Replace Craig Bierko in HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Harry Townsend's Last Stand a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care) has announced that beginning Monday, March 9, Tony® Award winner Len Cariou will be joined by David Lansbury (Broadway: War Horse, Hedda Gabler, The Heidi Chronicles; Michael Clayton; 'Oz' on HBO). Lansbury replaces Craig Bierko in the role of Harry Townsend's son, Alan. (more...)

Broadway Transfer of Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Postponed Broadway Transfer of Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Oscar nominee Martin McDonagh's play Hangmen has been eying a Broadway transfer, but the move is not to be, according to the New York Post. Michael Riedel reports that the play, playing through March 25 at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater, will not arrive on Broadway this spring because leading man Johnny Flynn and his wife are expecting a baby. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Co's HANGMEN Extends Through March 25 Atlantic Theater Co's HANGMEN Extends Through March 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) announces a three-week extension of the sold-out US premiere of the Olivier Award-winning Royal Court Theatre production of Hangmen. The critically-acclaimed production will now play through Sunday, March 25th, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review:  Martin McDonagh's Darkly Comic HANGMEN is Enjoyably Discomforting BWW Review: Martin McDonagh's Darkly Comic HANGMEN is Enjoyably Discomforting
by Michael Dale - Feb 12, 2018

It might be easier to pity the hardworking gentleman at the core of Martin McDonagh's new darkly comic drama, who loses his job when his employer eliminates his position, if it weren't for the fact that the function of his profession was to kill people. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Is Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Eyeing A Spring Bow on Broadway? Rialto Chatter: Is Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Eyeing A Spring Bow on Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Feb 8, 2018

According to the New York Post's Michael Riedel, the play US premiere of Martin McDonagh's play Hangmen will head to Broadway's Cort Theater this spring, with performances set to begin April 26. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of HANGMEN Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of HANGMEN
by Walter McBride - Feb 6, 2018

HANGMEN, which is directed by Matthew Dunster, officially opened last night, February 5, and will play a limited engagement through Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic Theater Co's HANGMEN Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic Theater Co's HANGMEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

HANGMEN, which is directed by Matthew Dunster, officially opens on Monday, February 5, and will play a limited engagement through Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20 Street). (more...)

HANGMEN Adds Four Performances To Sold-Out Run At Atlantic Theater Company HANGMEN Adds Four Performances To Sold-Out Run At Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) announces an extension of the US premiere of the Olivier Award-winning Royal Court Theatre production of Hangmen through March 7th, 2018, adding the following four performances to the playing schedule: (more...)

Royal Court's HANGMEN Begins Tonight Royal Court's HANGMEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company's Hangmen begins previews tonight, January 18th and will open Monday, February 5th for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 4th, 2018 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Atlantic Theater Co's HANGMEN Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Atlantic Theater Co's HANGMEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the US premiere of the Olivier Award-winning Royal Court Theatre production of Hangmen, written by Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh and directed by Olivier Award nominee Matthew Dunster. (more...)

Royal Court's HANGMEN Casts U.S. Premiere at Atlantic Theater Royal Court's HANGMEN Casts U.S. Premiere at Atlantic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the US premiere of the Olivier Award-winning Royal Court Theatre production of Hangmen, written by Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh and directed by Olivier Award nominee Matthew Dunster. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Angela Lansbury & Cast Take Bows in Acting Company's THE CHALK GARDEN
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 20, 2017

Just last night, the Acting Company held a one-night-only benefit reading of British drama The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold, starring Angela Lansbury. Completing the cast were Tedra Millan (Present Laughter, The Wolves) as Laurel, Patricia Conolly (The Front Page), Michele Tauber (Mint Theatre's The Charity That Began at Home), Holly Villaire (Scapino), Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) as Miss Madrigal, Simon Jones (Blithe Spirit, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) as the Judge, David Lansbury (War Horse) as Maitland and Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest) as Olivia. (more...)

Casting Complete for Angela Lansbury-Led THE CHALK GARDEN Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Final casting has been confirmed for The Acting Company's benefit reading of British drama The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold, starring Angela Lansbury. The one-night-only event will take place on Monday, June 19 at 7 PM, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, presented by The Acting Company in association with Andrew Bryan and Opus Blue Productions. (more...)

Angela Lansbury's Nephew, David Lansbury, Will Join Her in THE CHALK GARDEN Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Additional principal casting has been confirmed for the Angela Lansbury-helmed reading of Enid Bagnold's British drama The Chalk Garden, a benefit for The Acting Company to be held for one night only, Monday, June 19, at 7 PM, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues. (more...)

Dana Ivey Directs Rare Sci-Fi Comedy For One-Night Only Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will continue its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Karel Capek's influential science fiction comedy R.U.R. on Monday, February 13th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. (more...)

Sean Gormley & David Lansbury to Lead Reading of KING FISHERS CATCH FIRE at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

The Irish Repertory Theatre, which 'encourages the development of works focusing on the Irish and Irish-American experience, and produces works of other cultures interpreted through the lens of an Irish sensibility,' continues the 10th season of the Irish Rep Reading Series.  A staged reading of Robin Glendinning's play King Fishers Catch Fire will be held on Friday, March 25, at 3pm EST at the DR2 Theater, (the Irish Repertory Theatre's temporary home during recent renovations).  The Irish Rep's literary manager, Kara Manning, will direct the reading. Tickets are FREE, and the event is open to the public.  An RSVP to 212-727-2737 is suggested. (more...)

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