James Earl Jones News

 
Date Of Birth:
January 17, 1931 (88)
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 (88)

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)
VIDEO: The Late Diahann Carroll Joins Judy Garland For A Medley! VIDEO: The Late Diahann Carroll Joins Judy Garland For A Medley!
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

Tony winning singer and actress Diahann Carroll passed away today at the age of 84. See a rare video below of Carroll below performing a medley of standards and showtunes from Rodgers and Arlen with none other than Judy Garland. (more...)

Tony Winner Diahann Carroll Passes Away at 84 Tony Winner Diahann Carroll Passes Away at 84
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Tony winning singer and actress Diahann Carroll has died Friday at the age of 84. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Opens Oct. 15th in Buffalo COME FROM AWAY Opens Oct. 15th in Buffalo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Buffalo announces 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 Buffalo debut at Shea's Buffalo Theatre for a limited engagement OCTOBER 15-20. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale now! (more...)

Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14 Joe Mantello to Interview Angela Lansbury at Free Event Nov. 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, will present an Oral History Project event with the legendary, five-time Tony Award-winning actress, Angela Lansbury on Thursday, November 14 starting 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...)

LIVING THE SHUFFLE Comes To The Marsh Berkeley LIVING THE SHUFFLE Comes To The Marsh Berkeley
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

The Marsh Berkeley presents 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. Now, the trailblazing filmmaker gives audiences a front row seat to his career, from the dangerous streets of Chicago to performing Julius Caesar at a pimp convention in New York City, then creating the breakout film that would launch his career, Hollywood Shuffle, and becoming a Black film pioneer. (more...)

Photos/Video: First Look at Playhouse on the Square's ON GOLDEN POND Photos/Video: First Look at Playhouse on the Square's ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with An Anonymous Company and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, present the theatre classic originally produced in the New Apollo Theatre and the Century Theatre in 1979, running for 382 performances. (more...)

Due To Popular Demand Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club At The LINQ Promenade Extends Luenell's Limited Engagement Due To Popular Demand Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club At The LINQ Promenade Extends Luenell's Limited Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club at The LINQ Promenade has proudly announced an extension to their first-ever limited engagement with comedian/actress and the Original Bad Girl of Comedy, Luenell. Hot and hilarious, along with her in-your-face delivery has made her a fan favorite.   (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Arrives on Digital Oct. 11 Disney's THE LION KING Arrives on Digital Oct. 11
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Be prepared: Disney's “The Lion King,” the worldwide phenomenon that brought the Pride Lands' iconic characters to life in a whole new way, arrives on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere Oct.11 and physically on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 22. Directed by Jon Favreau, the summer blockbuster, which reigned supreme with audiences worldwide — earning over $1 billion at the global box office and an A CinemaScore — journeys home with all-new bonus features, music videos and an exclusive extra for Digital consumers. (more...)

Dyana Williams To Be Honored At LiveConnections BIG HURRAH Celebration Dyana Williams To Be Honored At LiveConnections BIG HURRAH Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

LiveConnections, the Philadelphia-based music-making non-profit organization, is excited to announce details for their 2019 BIG HURRAH. The annual party is an evening of exceptional artistry and amazing food and drink. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING is an Old Cat, but a Good One, at Benedum Center BWW Review: THE LION KING is an Old Cat, but a Good One, at Benedum Center
by Greg Kerestan - Sep 15, 2019

I can't quite explain why this is the most successful musical of all time, but I can't deny that it works. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Westport Country Playhouse's Gala, Featuring Kelli O'Hara and Seth Rudetsky Photo Flash: Inside Westport Country Playhouse's Gala, Featuring Kelli O'Hara and Seth Rudetsky
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2019

Tony Award-winning Broadway star Kelli O'Hara, accompanied on piano by Sirius/XM® radio personality Seth Rudetsky, headlined Westport Country Playhouse's 2019 Gala, “Black & White Ball: A De-Lovely Evening,” on Saturday evening, September 14. The gala performance was a one-of-a-kind event as the pair shared stories and songs from O'Hara's life and career. (more...)

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY at Wharton Center Will Give You Endless Chills, Guaranteed BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY at Wharton Center Will Give You Endless Chills, Guaranteed
by Stefani Chudnow - Sep 11, 2019

Only through September 15th can you catch the recent Broadway hit Come From Away at Wharton Center in East Lansing. This poignant yet uplifting tale opened up on Broadway in 2017, and has since launched productions all over the world. (more...)

ArtsEmerson Announces The 4th Annual WORLD ALIVE! Celebration Honoring Cicely Tyson ArtsEmerson Announces The 4th Annual WORLD ALIVE! Celebration Honoring Cicely Tyson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, proudly announces its 4th annual World Alive! Celebration. The fundraising event will honor Cicely Tyson with ArtsEmerson's inaugural Decade Award which will be presented every ten years to an artist that best represents the goals of ArtsEmerson for a performance in the preceding decade. Cicely Tyson reprised her Tony Award-winning performance as the feisty and funny Carrie Watts in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote's beloved American classic The Trip to Bountiful at ArtsEmerson in 2014. World Alive! Celebration will take place on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 6:00pm at the Four Seasons Hotel located at 200 Boylston Street in Boston, tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available at www.ArtsEmerson.org. (more...)

John Wesley, Best Known For THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR, Dies At 72 John Wesley, Best Known For THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR, Dies At 72
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019

John Wesley, actor known for parts in films such as 'Stop, Or My Mom Will Shoot', 'Martin' and 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air' and the recent award-winning short film 'Second Acts' has died. He was 72. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 9/6: THE GREAT SOCIETY and DERREN BROWN: SECRET Begin Previews Tonight, and More! Wake Up With BWW 9/6: THE GREAT SOCIETY and DERREN BROWN: SECRET Begin Previews Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2019

Today's top stories: The Great Society and Derren Brown: Secret begin previews tonight, and more! (more...)

EL REY LE"N se convierte en la película Disney más taquillera en España EL REY LE"N se convierte en la película Disney más taquillera en España
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 6, 2019

Con más de 34 millones de euros recaudados y sus más de 6 millones de espectadoresen nuestro país, EL REY LE?"N es ya la película más taquillera de Disney en España. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara and Seth Rudetsky To Headline Westport Country Playhouse Announces Gala, September 14 Kelli O'Hara and Seth Rudetsky To Headline Westport Country Playhouse Announces Gala, September 14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Tony Award Winner Kelli O'Hara and Sirius/XM Radio Personality Seth Rudetsky Headline Westport Country Playhouse Gala (more...)

Playhouse on the Square Revives ON GOLDEN POND Playhouse on the Square Revives ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with An Anonymous Company and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, present the theatre classic, originally produced in the New Apollo Theatre and the Century Theatre in 1979, running for 382 performances. (more...)

Nomzamo Mbatha, Garcelle Beauvais Join COMING 2 AMERICA Nomzamo Mbatha, Garcelle Beauvais Join COMING 2 AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Deadline reports that Nomzamo Mbatha and Garcelle Beauvais have joined the star-studded cast of Coming 2 America! Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall  will reprise their roles from the 1988 classic comedy film.  (more...)

Theater of War Productions Announces New Projects and Fall Line-Up of Free Performances Theater of War Productions Announces New Projects and Fall Line-Up of Free Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Theater of War Productions today announced its 2019 fall/winter program of all-free events to be presented at diverse venues in all five boroughs of New York City and around the country. (more...)

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