George Roy Hill News

 
Date of Birth: December 20, 1921
Date of Death: December 27, 2002 (81)

Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN, USA
35th Anniversary GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Available Digitally For The First Time 6/7 35th Anniversary GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Available Digitally For The First Time 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

In honor of the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters' 1984 theatrical debut, Sony Music announces a special reissue of 'GHOSTBUSTERS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SCORE)' with music by legendary film composer ELMER BERNSTEIN (The Magnificent Seven, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Age of Innocence). Available now to preorder, the anniversary edition arrives in digital formats for the very first time (in both standard and hi resolutions) and on CD Friday, June 7 and on vinyl Friday, July 19. The collection features music from the iconic blockbuster, newly mixed and remastered from the score's original multi-tracks, as well as new artwork, commentary from Elmer Bernstein's son, Peter, and four previously unreleased tracks. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/19: OKLAHOMA! on Broadway Begins Previews, and More! Wake Up With BWW 3/19: OKLAHOMA! on Broadway Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and happy Tuesday! Kick off another work day by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Glenn Close and Hugh Jackman to be Honored at the HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS Glenn Close and Hugh Jackman to be Honored at the HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

dick clark productions announced today several spectacular additions to the list of honorees at the 22nd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.”  Glenn Close will receive the “Hollywood Actress Award” for her stunning performance in Sony Pictures Classic's The Wife, while Hugh Jackman will be recognized for his powerful turn in Sony Pictures' The Front Runner. Damien Chazelle will receive the “Hollywood Director Award” for his work on Universal Pictures' First Man. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Glenn Close, John Legend and More Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber in TRIBUTE TO A SUPERSTAR Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Glenn Close, John Legend and More Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber in TRIBUTE TO A SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

In a festive 70th birthday celebration honoring one of theatre's most celebrated composers, NBC is set to air “Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute to a Superstar” on Wednesday, March 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Check out brand-new skills from the show, including Webber's pals Lin-Manuel Miranda, Glenn Close, and John Legend! (more...)

Brief 3/19: Exclusive Interview With the Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE!, and More! Brief 3/19: Exclusive Interview With the Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE!, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: read an exclusive interview with the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live!, watch 'Mama Will Provide' in 360, and more! (more...)

NBC to Air 'Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute To A Superstar' NBC to Air 'Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute To A Superstar'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

In a festive 70th birthday celebration honoring one of theatre's most celebrated composers, NBC is set to air 'Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute to a Superstar' on Wednesday, March 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Glenn Close Will Moderate Town Hall Chat to Celebrate Release of Andrew Lloyd Webber's UNMASKED Glenn Close Will Moderate Town Hall Chat to Celebrate Release of Andrew Lloyd Webber's UNMASKED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber introduces and discusses his new memoir, Unmasked, in this exclusive literary event on Monday, March 5, at The Town Hall. Joining Andrew Lloyd Webber in conversation is award-winning actress Glenn Close who will serve as a special guest host for the evening. (more...)

Diane Lane Signs On for Amazon's THE ROMANOFFS from Matthew Weiner Diane Lane Signs On for Amazon's THE ROMANOFFS from Matthew Weiner
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Broadway alum Diane Lane is set to star in Matthew Weiner's Amazon series THE ROMANOFFS. The series will feature eight standalone episodes with no recurring plot elements or actors. (more...)

BWW Review: 21st Annual Youth Musical THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE a Big Hit at the Morgan-Wixson
by Shari Barrett - Dec 2, 2016

Surely most theatre folks have seen productions of the fabulous musical THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, making the show the 2002 season's most awarded new show on Broadway, based on the original story and screenplay by Richard Morris for the 1967 Universal Pictures film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews. I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt, the current production directed by Anne Gesling for the Y.E.S. Youth/Teen Program at Santa Monica's Morgan-Wixson Theatre is just as good as many adult production I have seen, given the cast's talent, Gesling's spot-on fast-paced direction and fabulous 1920's costuming, Daniel Koh's musical direction creating wonderful cast harmonies, and creative choreography by Lauren Blair. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD's Glenn Close Among Honorees for Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Theatre Forward and Chairman James S. Turley will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 3rd, at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). (more...)

From Debut to Revival: A Look Back on the Prolific Career of THE CHERRY ORCHARD'S Diane Lane
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 23, 2016

In the almost 40-year gap between the two stage appearances, Lane's career has included Broadway appearances in the 1978 musical RUNAWAYS and the 1977 revival of AGAMEMNON as well as a host of successful feature films. (more...)

Broadway and Film Producer Norman Twain Passes Away at 85
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

NORMAN TWAIN, 85, a prominent theatrical producer in New York and California in the 1960's and 1970's who later became a successful and award-winning film producer, died Saturday morning, August 6th, after a brief illness. (more...)

Highland Hills Middle School Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR., Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Highland Hills Middle School presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR. Highland Hills Middle School students will present THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR. on April 15th at 7 pm, April 16th at 2 and 7 pm, and April 17th at 2 pm at Highland Hills Middle School Auditorium (3492 Edwardsville Galena Road, Georgetown, IN 47122). (more...)

Highland Hills Middle School to Stage THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Highland Hills Middle School presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR. Highland Hills Middle School students will present THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE JR. on April 15th at 7 pm, April 16th at 2 and 7 pm, and April 17th at 2 pm at Highland Hills Middle School Auditorium (3492 Edwardsville Galena Road, Georgetown, IN 47122). (more...)

Diane Lane Will Return to Broadway This Fall in Stephen Karam's Adaptation of THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced Academy Award nominee Diane Lane will return to Broadway to play 'Ranevskaya' in a new production of The Cherry Orchard. Ms. Lane made her Broadway debut as a child, in the 1977 revival of The Cherry Orchard. (more...)

John Rando Will Direct Upcoming Staged Reading of THE STING
by Marissa Sblendorio - Feb 10, 2016

Back in 2015, we reported that there was a reading of THE STING that took place around early August. We now have new information that the Araca Group will hold a new reading of the musical, directed again by John Rando. The reading will take place February 22nd to the 26th, with music and lyrics by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis and the book written by Bob Martin.     (more...)

Is THE STING Heading to Broadway by Creatives from URINETOWN and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

According to Deadline, a new set of con-artists is on its way to Broadway. The Sting, the 1973 Academy Award-winning film, is being adapted into a stage show by Tony winners Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf), Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann (Urinetown). (more...)

Oscar Winner Robert Redford Narrates New Documentary NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

MacGillivray Freeman Films in partnership with Brand USA is pleased to announce their next release for IMAX(®) and giant-screen theatres -- 'NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE.' (more...)

FSLC Announces Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a celebration of films from the Swinging Sixties (and beyond) with the retrospective Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast (more...)

Barbra Streisand to Present Chaplin Award to Robert Redford at Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala
by Movies News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Barbra Streisand (recipient of the 40th Chaplin Award) will present the 42nd Chaplin Award to Academy Award-winner Robert Redford (more...)

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