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Broadway debut. Theatre credits include Fulfillment, Lower Ninth (The Flea); The Thin Place (The Intiman Theatre); and A View From 151st Street (Public Theater). Film credits include All the Devil's Men, DC Noir (also co-directed), Egg, Home, Crown Heights, Detroit, Detour, Independence Day 2, Fort ... (read more)
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Bio:
Broadway debut. Theatre credits include Fulfillment, Lower Ninth (The Flea); The Thin Place (The Intiman Theatre); and A View From 151st Street (Public Theater). Film credits include All the Devil's Men, DC Noir (also co-directed), Egg, Home, Crown Heights, Detroit, Detour, Independence Day 2, Fort ... (read more)
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD'S Gbenga Akinnagbe Talks PRINCE: THE BEAUTIFUL ONES Event On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD'S Gbenga Akinnagbe Talks PRINCE: THE BEAUTIFUL ONES Event On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

Gbenga Akinnagbe, the director of PRINCE: THE BEAUTIFUL ONES - A CELEBRATION OF HIS MEMOIR, LIFE AND ART will be Tom Needham's latest guest on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM this Thursday at 6 pm. (more...)

The Town Hall Presents PRINCE: THE BEAUTIFUL ONES The Town Hall Presents PRINCE: THE BEAUTIFUL ONES
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

One of the great songwriters, performers, and all-around creative figures of late-20th-century, Prince Rogers Nelson, known to the world simply as Prince, told his story in song and on film. But when he died unexpectedly in April of 2016 at 57, he had just started a tantalizing project -- writing his memoirs -- and it appeared to have been lost with him. It was not. (more...)

Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Taylor Trensch, Kyle Scatliffe, and More Will Join TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

The complete Broadway cast has been announced for the second year of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2019

On Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, actor Jeff Daniels stopped by to talk about his Broadway play, To Kill a Mockingbird. (more...)

LOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD LOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Nick Robinson, critically acclaimed for last year's movie Love, Simon, will make his Broadway debut as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, beginning Tuesday, November 5, alongside four-time Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Ed Harris as Atticus Finch. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 75th Annual Theatre World Awards! Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 75th Annual Theatre World Awards!
by Walter McBride - Jun 4, 2019

Just last night, Broadway gathered to celebrate the Theatre World Awards at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), home of the sensational Broadway hit, The Cher Show. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for the 2019 Theatre World Awards BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for the 2019 Theatre World Awards
by TV - Red Carpets - Jun 3, 2019

Broadway will gather today, June 3, to celebrate the Theatre World Awards at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), home of the sensational Broadway hit, The Cher Show.   (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ruthie Ann Miles and More to Present at Theatre World Awards Celia Keenan-Bolger, Ruthie Ann Miles and More to Present at Theatre World Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

The Theatre World Awards will celebrate the 2019 Theatre World Award Honorees, the 7th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Nathan Lane, and the 11th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree Hampton Fluker at the landmark 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 3, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), home of the sensational Broadway hit, The Cher Show. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Yelled at an Audience Member Who Fell Asleep During TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to talk about his Tony-nominated performance in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' During the interview, Daniels reflects on his time as an understudy, bemoans the dangers of playing sports at a certain age and shares stories about audience members sleeping during his plays. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performance in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Discusses How the Current Political Climate Affects His Performance in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

Actor Jeff Daniels joined MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace to discuss the Trump presidency, the average American voter, and how the current political climate impacts his performance of Atticus Finch in Broadway's "To Kill a Mockingbird." (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Best Attend the 85th Annual Drama League Awards Photo Coverage: Broadway's Best Attend the 85th Annual Drama League Awards
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2019

The 85th Annual Drama League Awards were handed out last night, May 17, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway). (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks the Differences in the Student Matinees at TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on last night's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Tony-nominated role in 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Watch the interview here... (more...)

BROADWAY BETS Hits Record-Breaking $315,200 For BC/EFA BROADWAY BETS Hits Record-Breaking $315,200 For BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Broadway's biggest names, legendary theatre insiders and devoted fans donned their best poker faces on May 13, 2019, to help those in need at this year's spirited and record-breaking edition of Broadway Bets. The lively evening of Texas Hold 'em raised an astounding $315,200 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks Playing the Role of a Lifetime in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Talks Playing the Role of a Lifetime in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2019

Jeff Daniels was a guest on Monday's episode of 'CBS This Morning' to talk about his Tony-nominated role in 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on Broadway. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Becomes Highest Grossing American Play in Broadway History TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Becomes Highest Grossing American Play in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, has become the highest-grossing American play in Broadway history. The now history-making gross of $40,113,926.13, was set this week. To Kill a Mockingbird opened to critical acclaim at the Shubert Theatre on Thursday, December 13, 2018. (more...)

Breaking: Milligan, Styles, Pope & More Receive Theatre World Awards; Lane Awarded Lifetime Achievement Breaking: Milligan, Styles, Pope & More Receive Theatre World Awards; Lane Awarded Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

The Theatre World Awards has announced, today, film, television, and theater icon Nathan Lane will receive the 7th Annual John Willis Award, and the 2019 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance (more...)

Aaron Sorkin Reveals Lawsuit Induced Changes to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Aaron Sorkin Reveals Lawsuit Induced Changes to TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

It's no secret that To Kill a Mockingbird went through quite a fight to make it to Broadway. These included a battle with the Harper Lee Estate's executor Tanja Carter who required changes to be made before the script was allowed to be performed. In a recent interview, Sorkin discussed these changes as well as his early process and character choices he made that varied from the original novel. (more...)

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Recoups its Investment on Broadway TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Recoups its Investment on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that the new Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, has recouped its entire investment, a mere 19 weeks after opening to critical acclaim on Thursday, December 13, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Students Discuss the Importance of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VIDEO: Students Discuss the Importance of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2019

To Kill a Mockingbird is a book that many students have had to read in middle or high school. Now, the story has come to life on stage, and many school-age kids are getting the opportunity to see it, for only $10. (more...)

Stars of THE CHER SHOW, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More to Appear at BC/EFA's EASTER BONNET COMPETITION Stars of THE CHER SHOW, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More to Appear at BC/EFA's EASTER BONNET COMPETITION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Many of Broadway's brightest stars, most sensational ensembles and illustrious legends will make special appearances at the 33rd annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Monday, April 22, at 4:30 pm and Tuesday, April 23, at 2 pm. (more...)

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