James Earl Jones News

 
Date Of Birth:
January 17, 1931 (89)
Birth Place:
Arkabutla, MS, USA
Bio:
JAMES EARL JONES recently appeared in The Gin Game and made his Broadway debut in 1957 and has won Tony Awards for the Broadway productions of The Great White Hope and Fences; a Tony nomination for On Golden Pond; Drama Desk Awards for Othello, Les Blancs, Hamlet, The Cherry Orchard and Fences; Obie ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: January 17, 1931 (89)

Birth Place: Arkabutla, MS, USA

Bio:
JAMES EARL JONES recently appeared in The Gin Game and made his Broadway debut in 1957 and has won Tony Awards for the Broadway productions of The Great White Hope and Fences; a Tony nomination for On Golden Pond; Drama Desk Awards for Othello, Les Blancs, Hamlet, The Cherry Orchard and Fences; Obie ... (read more)
An Introduction: Boston Theatre in the '10s and What it Means for the '20s An Introduction: Boston Theatre in the '10s and What it Means for the '20s
by Andrew Child - Jan 20, 2020

As we embark on our voyage through the 2020s, it will be exciting to see if Lopez's lofty ambitions become a reality. After all, Boston theatre has just come through a huge decade of change in which our city's pertinence to the theatre world has grown. Let's look at how our relevance as a city has changed in regards to theatre as an art form in the past decade:  (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/17: FLYING OVER SUNSET Casting, and More! Wake Up With BWW 1/17: FLYING OVER SUNSET Casting, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020

Today's top stories: Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier, and more join the cast of Flying Over Sunset, and more! (more...)

February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis, current GRAMMY nominee Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Cañizares and Gustavo Ovalles, and iconic vocalist Jane Monheit. Internationally recognized trumpeter Rachel Therrien, the Seth Weaver Big Band, and The Voice contestant Melinda Rose Rodriguez will also be performing upstairs.  (more...)

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 15, 2020

Come From Away is based on a true story of when the isolated community of Gander, Newfoundland played host to the world. What started as an average day in a small Canadian town turned into an international sleep-over when 38 planes, carrying thousands of people from across the globe, were diverted to Gander's air strip on September 11th, 2001. Undaunted by culture clashes and language barriers, the people of Gander cheered the stranded travelers with music, an open bar, and the recognition that they're all part of a global family. (more...)

Kelsey Grammer Will Lead THE BOY FRIEND In Toronto Kelsey Grammer Will Lead THE BOY FRIEND In Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

THE BOY FRIEND by Sandy Wilson will come direct to Toronto from an acclaimed, sell-out season at the prolific Menier Chocolate Factory in London and prior to a West End transfer, will have a new star. Stage and screen actor Kelsey Grammer will make his Canadian stage debut in this new production. THE BOY FRIEND will be performed March 29 to May 3, 2020 at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre. Mr. Grammer will star as Lord Brockhurst. (more...)

BWW Interview: James Earl Jones II of COME FROM AWAY National Tour BWW Interview: James Earl Jones II of COME FROM AWAY National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 13, 2020

Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from January 14th-19th is the national tour of Come From Away. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor James Earl Jones II, who is currently in the production playing Bob & others. (more...)

Cast and Creative Announced for West Coast Premiere of HURRICANE DIANE Cast and Creative Announced for West Coast Premiere of HURRICANE DIANE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Hurricane Diane, the new unconventional, Obie Award-winning comedy from Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George (The Sore Loser, The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England). (more...)

LPTW Will Present An Oral History Project With Publicist Irene Gandy at Bruno Walter Auditorium LPTW Will Present An Oral History Project With Publicist Irene Gandy at Bruno Walter Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, is producing an Oral History Project event with renowned Broadway publicist Irene Gandy on Monday, February 10 beginning at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 65th Street). Admission to the event is FREE and seats are available on a first-come-first-seated basis. Doors will open at 5:30pm. (more...)

Trailblazing Filmmaker Robert Townsend Returns To The Marsh In LIVING IN THE SHUFFLE Trailblazing Filmmaker Robert Townsend Returns To The Marsh In LIVING IN THE SHUFFLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020

Due to popular demand, Living the Shuffle, Robert Townsend's one-man rollercoaster-ride through the ups and downs of show business, will return to The Marsh Berkeley in February 2020. (more...)

LOVE LETTERS Comes to Alhambra LOVE LETTERS Comes to Alhambra
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Having grown up in the Alhambra Theatre, Jessica Booth has played in just about every role from a child performer in Christmas Carole to leading lady as Jovi in Elfa??the Musical. Now she takes on an entirely new role, as Director of the acclaimed Broadway hit, Love Letters. To make it just a little more challenging (or perhaps interesting), Ms. Booth will be directing her parents, Lisa Valdini-Booth and Tod Booth. Mrs. Booth has been in more than 200 Alhambra performances and was once knowing widely as the a?oevoice of Winn-Dixie Supermarkets,a?? and Mr. Booth is the Alhambra's former owner and current Creative Director, himself having directed more than 200 shows at the iconic theater. (more...)

Get to Know the Golden Globe Nominees for Best Original Song! Get to Know the Golden Globe Nominees for Best Original Song!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 3, 2020

On Sunday, January 5, 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live on NBC coast to coast at 8:00 p.m. EST, hosted by Ricky Gervais. The Best Original Song - Motion Picture category highlights some of Broadway's best and we are here to help you get to know each song nominated! (more...)

BWW Review: The Best of the Decade - Reviewer Peter Nason Picks the Top 25 Local Shows & Performances of the Past 10 Years BWW Review: The Best of the Decade - Reviewer Peter Nason Picks the Top 25 Local Shows & Performances of the Past 10 Years
by Peter Nason - Dec 21, 2019

25 Shows & Performances in the Tampa Bay Area That Rocked Our World from 2010 to 2019! (more...)

Anika Noni Rose Will Star in Supernatural Horror Film 'Limbo' Anika Noni Rose Will Star in Supernatural Horror Film 'Limbo'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Deadline has reported that Anika Noni Rose will be starring in the recently greenlit horror Limbo from Miramax, Barnyard Projects and Snoot Entertainment, with production scheduled to begin in January. (more...)

BWW Review:  COME FROM AWAY Makes Triumphant Return to DC at Kennedy Center BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Makes Triumphant Return to DC at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Dec 15, 2019

All told, Come From Away, provides a powerfully inviting experience and is perfect for this holiday season. It preaches hope and love in a way that can be appreciated by everyone. (more...)

Mint Theater Company Announces Complete Cast Of World Premiere Pairing of CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES Mint Theater Company Announces Complete Cast Of World Premiere Pairing of CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that Katie Firth (A Day by the Sea, A Picture of Autumn, Susan and God, Far and Wide - Mint Theater, Museum - Keen Company), Anna Lentz (The Diary of Anne Frank - Geva Theatre Center, The Many Deaths of Nathan Stubblefield, The Tens, A Christmas Carol, Gratuitous Nudity and the Undisclosed Costs of Questioning Surveillance Rather Than Bad Broccoli - Actors Theatre of Louisville), (more...)

Andy Sandberg Named Artistic Director And CEO Of The Prestigious Hermitage Artist Retreat Andy Sandberg Named Artistic Director And CEO Of The Prestigious Hermitage Artist Retreat
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The board of the Hermitage Artist Retreat in the United States announced today that the organisation has chosen Andy Sandberg as its Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer as of January 1, 2020. Sandberg succeeds Bruce Rodgers, who is retiring after serving as the Hermitage's Executive Director since 2005. Sandberg, an accomplished director, writer, and Tony Award-winning producer whose national and international career has been committed to new work and artist development, was selected following an extensive national search. In his new role, Sandberg will be responsible for overseeing the organisation's operations, artistic programs, administration, and strategic plan. (more...)

Andy Sandberg Named Artistic Director And CEO Of Hermitage Artist Retreat Following Nationwide Search  Andy Sandberg Named Artistic Director And CEO Of Hermitage Artist Retreat Following Nationwide Search 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The board of the Hermitage Artist Retreat in Florida announced today that the organization has chosen Andy Sandberg as its Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer as of January 1, 2020. Sandberg succeeds Bruce Rodgers, who is retiring after serving as the Hermitage's Executive Director since 2005. Sandberg, an accomplished director, writer, and Tony Award-winning producer whose national and international career has been committed to new work and artist development, was selected following an extensive national search. In his new role, Sandberg will be responsible for overseeing the organization's operations, artistic programs, administration, and strategic plan.  (more...)

The Marsh Berkeley Extends LIVING THE SHUFFLE Through December 15 The Marsh Berkeley Extends LIVING THE SHUFFLE Through December 15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Due to popular demand, The Marsh Berkeley announces that it has extended Living the Shuffle, a one-man rollercoaster-ride through the ups and downs of show business. Renowned actor/director Robert Townsend has worked with Hollywood icons like Beyoncé, Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy, Morgan Freeman, James Earl Jones, and many more. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Will Make its Dallas Debut at the Music Hall at Fair Park COME FROM AWAY Will Make its Dallas Debut at the Music Hall at Fair Park
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) have announced the national tour of Come From Away, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Dallas debut at the Music Hall at Fair Park for a limited engagement March 10-22, 2020. Come From Away tickets are on sale now! (more...)

Vinie Burrows Joins The Cast Of Mint Theater's World Premiere CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES Vinie Burrows Joins The Cast Of Mint Theater's World Premiere CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced the first cast member for the World Premiere pairing of Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories, a program of short plays adapted from stories by two of the world's greatest authors, Anton Chekhov and Leo Tolstoy adapted for the stage by Miles Malleson (Conflict, Yours Unfaithfully). (more...)

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