David Oyelowo News

David Oyelowo to Star in New Live-Action Disney Musical from 'MOONLIGHT' PlaywrightDavid Oyelowo to Star in New Live-Action Disney Musical from 'MOONLIGHT' Playwright
by Movies News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Cyrano meets Othello in 'MOONLIGHT' playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney's new live-action musical for Disney, set to star David Oyelowo. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo Nabs A Role in Upcoming Dystopian Drama CHAOS WALKINGCynthia Erivo Nabs A Role in Upcoming Dystopian Drama CHAOS WALKING
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 7, 2017

It has been announced that Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo has joined the cast of Doug Liman's upcoming dystopian drama Chaos Walking. (more...)

Emmy Nominee Brian Tyree Henry to Join Michael Cera and Chris Evans in LOBBY HEROEmmy Nominee Brian Tyree Henry to Join Michael Cera and Chris Evans in LOBBY HERO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that Emmy Award nominee Brian Tyree Henry will join the cast of Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO, directed by Trip Cullman. (more...)

First Look - Disney XD Premieres Final Season of STAR WARS REBELS, 10/16First Look - Disney XD Premieres Final Season of STAR WARS REBELS, 10/16
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2017

The Emmy-nominated animated series  STAR WARS REBELS returns for its fourth and final season beginning MONDAY, OCTOBER 16 (12:30 a.m., 3:00 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. EDT), on Disney XD and the Disney XD App.  (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Marsha Stephanie Blake Joins Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED; Cast Complete!ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Marsha Stephanie Blake Joins Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli and producer Rachel Karpf announced today complete casting for Lampanelli's new play, Stuffed, opening Off-Broadway this fall in a new production at the Westside Theatre (Downstairs, 407 West 43rd Street), following a limited NYC run last fall at WP Theater. (more...)

Cast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with AutismCast Set for Tectonic Theater Project's UNCOMMON SENSE, A New Play About Living with Autism
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Tectonic Theater Project has announced casting for the New York premiere of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum, which the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theater (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The work is written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman. (more...)

HAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. to Dazzle Alongside the St. Louis Symphony OrchestraHAMILTON's Leslie Odom, Jr. to Dazzle Alongside the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Award-winning actor and vocalist Leslie Odom Jr. will perform with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall Sunday, December 3 at 7pm. The dynamic performer and the orchestra will dazzle audience members with an extraordinary one-night-only performance. (more...)

David Oyelowo to Voice 'Scar in Disney Jr's Animated Series THE LION GUARDDavid Oyelowo to Voice 'Scar in Disney Jr's Animated Series THE LION GUARD
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Acclaimed film, television and stage actor David Oyelowo ('Selma') will voice the iconic role of Scar, the villainous younger brother to Mufasa, in Disney Junior's THE LION GUARD, an animated series that continues the epic storytelling of Disney's acclaimed feature film, 'The Lion King.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 5Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 5
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2017

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Kevin Spacey, Glenn Close, Cobie Smulders, Tina Fey, Kate Baldwin, Rachel Bay Jones, and more! (more...)

Breaking: Who Will Perform at the 2017 Tony Awards? List Announced!Breaking: Who Will Perform at the 2017 Tony Awards? List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Tony Awards have announced an incredible line up of performances for the 71stAnnual Tony Awards, which will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on CBS, Sunday, June 11th, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

Sara Bareilles, Glenn Close, Sutton Foster, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More to Appear at 71st Annual Tony AwardsSara Bareilles, Glenn Close, Sutton Foster, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More to Appear at 71st Annual Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Additional stars have been announced for the 71st Annual Tony Awards, which will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on CBS, Sunday, June 11th, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). The TONY AWARDS are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

Tectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen CenterTectonic Theater Project's Play About Autism UNCOMMON SENSE Set for Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present the New York premiere of Tectonic Theater Project's production of Uncommon Sense, a new play about living on the autism spectrum. Written by Anushka Paris-Carter and Andy Paris and directed by Andy Paris under the artistic direction of Tectonic's founder, Moises Kaufman, Uncommon Sense runs for five weeks only, October 25 to November 26, at The Sheen Center's Loreto Theatre (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). (more...)

Breaking News: HELLO, DOLLY! & COME FROM AWAY Top Outer Critics Circle Winners; Full List!Breaking News: HELLO, DOLLY! & COME FROM AWAY Top Outer Critics Circle Winners; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2016-17 season in 27 categories. (more...)

HUNDRED DAYS, Rachel Chavkin-Helmed 'BUCKINGHAMSHIRE' and More Slated for 2017-18 at NYTWHUNDRED DAYS, Rachel Chavkin-Helmed 'BUCKINGHAMSHIRE' and More Slated for 2017-18 at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced five productions as part of its complete 2017/18 Season. (more...)

Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced: Hello, Dolly!, Anastasia, Groundhog Day and More!Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced: Hello, Dolly!, Anastasia, Groundhog Day and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, will welcome Danny Burstein and Jane Krakowski to announce the nominees for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, April 25th (11AM) in the Oak Room at New York's renowned Algonquin Hotel (59 West 44th Street). You can watch the announcement live below! (more...)

Gentleman Jack And Omari Hardwick Celebrate African American Filmmakers With Real To ReelGentleman Jack And Omari Hardwick Celebrate African American Filmmakers With Real To Reel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarterQuincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4. (more...)

New York Film Critics Series Announces Next National In-Theater Screening SeriesNew York Film Critics Series Announces Next National In-Theater Screening Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The New York Film Critics Series (NYFCS), one of the leading word-of-mouth screening companies, has partnered with the nation's leading independent cinemas to present live, national, in-theater screenings. (more...)

FilmRise Acquires Critically Acclaimed MARJORIE PRIME, Starring Jon HammFilmRise Acquires Critically Acclaimed MARJORIE PRIME, Starring Jon Hamm
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Film distributor FilmRise announced today that it has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Michael Almereyda's critically acclaimed “Marjorie Prime,” starring Jon Hamm, Tim Robbins, Geena Davis, and Lois Smith. (more...)

VIDEO: Colman Domingo, Anika Larsen and More Read Mozambican Children's Book for National Read Across America DayVIDEO: Colman Domingo, Anika Larsen and More Read Mozambican Children's Book for National Read Across America Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

To celebrate National Read Across America Day and as part of a global event celebrating the first ever original children's book created for Mozambique, non-profit organization CouldYou? has released a video of Broadway, TV, and film stars reading the 'Mr. Rabbit and the Well' aloud. Check it out below! (more...)

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