Gene Hackman News

 
Date of Birth: January 30, 1930 (89)

Birth Place: San Bernadino, CA, USA
J's Cultural Arts Theatre Presents THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940J's Cultural Arts Theatre Presents THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

J's Cultural Arts Theatre presents John Bishop's THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940, the fifth & last production of the inaugural season of the new Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater & the JCAT's 12th season, at the Feldenkreis/Hanono Cultural Center at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC/Sanford L. Ziff Campus in North Miami Beach, Florida. Running from May 7-19, 2019, THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 is directed by John Ferry, with Lighting Design by Zachary Pitchman, Costume Design by Carole Barou-Mootoo. Lilian Andron Stage Manages. The production is presented through the MARJCC's Cultural Arts Department. (more...)

BWW Review: OUR TOWN at Zao Theatre in Apache JunctionBWW Review: OUR TOWN at Zao Theatre in Apache Junction
by Timothy Shawver - Apr 6, 2019

The most producible classic American play, OUR TOWN, is thankfully one of its best. Zao Theatre's production delivers an enjoyable, well-performed production running in Apache Junction through April 13th. (more...)

'Laverne & Shirley' Star Cindy Williams Joins THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE At Huron Country Playhouse'Laverne & Shirley' Star Cindy Williams Joins THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE At Huron Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The bustling beach town of Grand Bend will be even busier this June as a beloved Hollywood star arrives in town. Iconic television actor Cindy Williams, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley will play the role of Mrs. Meers in Drayton Entertainment's production of the hit Broadway musical comedy, Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production launches the 2019 Season at the Huron Country Playhouse running from June 5 to June 22 on the Mainstage. (more...)

Celebrate Black History Month At The Sheen CenterCelebrate Black History Month At The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture celebrates Black History Month with three special events featuring and representing some of the preeminent Black writers, artists and activists of our time. Tickets/reservations are available online at SheenCenter.org, by phone at 212-925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office.   (more...)

Helen Raptis Stars In I'LL EAT YOU LAST This MonthHelen Raptis Stars In I'LL EAT YOU LAST This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

triangle productions! is ready for a brand new year and to start it off we have chosen a hit Broadway play entitled I'll Eat You Last. (more...)

MISS AMERICA'S UGLY DAUGHTER Returns to Greenway Court TheatreMISS AMERICA'S UGLY DAUGHTER Returns to Greenway Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Writer/performer Barra Grant is back with her darkly hilarious mother-daughter story: the true, inside tale of Grant's seismic relationship with her mother, Bess Myerson. Pageant Productions andCanon Theatricals presentMiss America's Ugly Daughter: Bess Myerson & Me written by Grant and performed by Grant andMonica Piper. Eve Brandstein directs for a Feb. 8 opening at the Greenway Court Theatre, where performances continue through March 24. (more...)

Ring In 2019 At The Sheen Center! Lineup Of Events AnnouncedRing In 2019 At The Sheen Center! Lineup Of Events Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture has announced its 2019 winter/spring season, a rich program of theater, film, music, poetry, art, and talk events featuring artists and thought leaders including Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter;Tony Award winner Lena Hall; Grammy Award-winning musician and recording artist Eileen Ivers; Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award nomineeAlexander Gemignani;and journalist and former Wall Street Journal columnist Sohrab Ahmari. (more...)

Drexel Announces 2019 Lineup For AMERICA'S GREATEST FILMSDrexel Announces 2019 Lineup For AMERICA'S GREATEST FILMS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The historic Drexel Theatre today announced the lineup for its 2019 America's Greatest Films series, made possible through a generous gift from PNC Bank. Launched in 2017 as a thank you to the community, the series offers free screenings of some of the nation's most beloved classic films on the first Tuesday of each month with a pre-screening introduction and post-screening Q&A. (more...)

Jon Cryer to Play Lex Luthor on SUPERGIRLJon Cryer to Play Lex Luthor on SUPERGIRL
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Jon Cryer will play Lex Luthor on the CBS series, 'Supergirl,' according to Variety. (more...)

Getting to Know Elaine May, Star of Broadway's THE WAVERLY GALLERYGetting to Know Elaine May, Star of Broadway's THE WAVERLY GALLERY
by Julie Musbach - Nov 4, 2018

Elaine May might just be the legend you've never heard of. Currently starring in Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Gallery, May has a prolific career backing up her claim to the Broadway stage. (more...)

BWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at VIRGINIA MUSICAL THEATRE: The Best Of Times Really Is Now In This Absolutely Fabulous RompBWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at VIRGINIA MUSICAL THEATRE: The Best Of Times Really Is Now In This Absolutely Fabulous Romp
by Brent Deekens - Oct 13, 2018

Plays at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts through October 14th, 2018. (more...)

FASCINATING AIDA's Adele Anderson Joins Cast Of DOCTOR DOLITTLEFASCINATING AIDA's Adele Anderson Joins Cast Of DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Fascinating Aida's Adele Anderson is confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Adele will play Lady Bellowes/Poison Arrow at the first six venues of the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle and Hull. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre. (more...)

East End Disability Associates Will Present THIS IS ME: SONGS OF HOPEEast End Disability Associates Will Present THIS IS ME: SONGS OF HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

This is Me: Songs of Hope and Heart includes both classic and contemporary Broadway show tunes, with joyful dancing and touching monologues that will be performed in The Gateway's professional theater in Bellport, NY on Friday August 24th at 11:30 am and 6:30 pm.  This historic show deepens a six year relationship between EEDA and The Gateway, allowing performers with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be truly integrated into one of Long Island's oldest and most legendary performing arts community.     (more...)

East End Disability Associates Will Present THIS IS ME: SONGS OF HOPEEast End Disability Associates Will Present THIS IS ME: SONGS OF HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

This is Me: Songs of Hope and Heart includes both classic and contemporary Broadway show tunes, with joyful dancing and touching monologues that will be performed in The Gateway's professional theater in Bellport, NY on Friday August 24th at 11:30 am and 6:30 pm.  This historic show deepens a six year relationship between EEDA and The Gateway, allowing performers with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be truly integrated into one of Long Island's oldest and most legendary performing arts community.     (more...)

BWW Review: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre- A Grande Time at the TheatreBWW Review: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre- A Grande Time at the Theatre
by Anne Marie Scalies - Jul 16, 2018

Muhlenberg Summer Theatre Program has been around as long as I can remember. Celebrating 38 years and going strong. It's been a good 15 years since I've been back and I'm kicking myself for it. Just over an hour from Philly tucked away in the suburban streets of Allentown makes for a beautiful day trip. (more...)

Word Premiere Of MISS AMERICA'S UGLY DAUGHTER: BESS MYERSON AND ME And Me Comes To The Broad Stage In Santa Monica This MonthWord Premiere Of MISS AMERICA'S UGLY DAUGHTER: BESS MYERSON AND ME And Me Comes To The Broad Stage In Santa Monica This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Ever since the Miss America pageant began, the beautiful contestants embodied the dreams of every young girl in the nation. Except one. Her name is Barra Grant, whose mother Bess Myerson was the only Jewish Miss America and one of the most famous (and infamous) Miss Americas of all time. The story of their comedic, seismic relationship is told in the world premiere of the Miss America's Ugly Daughter, written and performed by Grant and opening July 14 at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. (more...)

Willem Dafoe Joins Anne Hathaway for Upcoming Netflix Flick THE LAST THING HE WANTEDWillem Dafoe Joins Anne Hathaway for Upcoming Netflix Flick THE LAST THING HE WANTED
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

According to Variety, Willem Dafoe has found his follow-up to his Oscar-nominated performance in “The Florida Project,” as the veteran actor has signed on to co-star with Anne Hathaway in the Netflix pic “The Last Thing He Wanted.” (more...)

VTA'S 2018 Summer Cool Films Series Announced!VTA'S 2018 Summer Cool Films Series Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's announces the 201 Summer Cool Films Series line-up running July 6-Aug. 26, plus titles for Reel Late at the Vic late night movies!  Passbooks and -new- individual tickets for the series go on sale May 14 at Ticket Center Stage.  Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

Triangle Productions! Announces It's 29th SeasonTriangle Productions! Announces It's 29th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Last night triangle productions! announced it's 29th season to a packed house. Here's the shows and some of the stars that will be appearing in them: (more...)

SundanceTV's Docu-Series COLD BLOODED Premieres TodaySundanceTV's Docu-Series COLD BLOODED Premieres Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

SundanceTV'S upcoming true crime documentary series COLD BLOODED : The Clutter Family Murders, will premiere as a two-night event this coming weekend today, November 18th & Sunday, November 19th at 9/8c. (more...)

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