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)
Rotimi Joins Upcoming Sequel COMING 2 AMERICA Rotimi Joins Upcoming Sequel COMING 2 AMERICA
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Deadline reports that Rotimi has joined the sequel to Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America,' named appropriately numerically: 'Coming 2 America.' He joins original cast members Eddie Murphy (Prince Akeem) and Arsenio Hall (Semmi), James Earl Jones (King Jaffe Joffer), Paul Bates (Oha), John Amos (Cleo McDowell), Shari Headley (Lisa McDowell), Louie Anderson (Maurice), and Vanessa Bell Calloway (Imani Izzi). (more...)

Tracy Morgan Joins COMING TO AMERICA 2 Tracy Morgan Joins COMING TO AMERICA 2
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Deadline reports that Tracy Morgan will join Coming to America 2. Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Rick Ross and Kiki Layne make up the rest of the cast, many reprising their roles from the original film. James Earl Jones and Paul Bates also return.  (more...)

EL REY LE"N se convierte en la película más taquillera del año en España EL REY LE"N se convierte en la película más taquillera del año en España
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Aug 13, 2019

El remake fotorealista de EL REY LE?"N ya se ha convertido en el film más taquillero de 2019 en nuestro país apenas un mes después de su estreno. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Becky Gulsvig Eat Chicago Deep Dish Pizza And More! VIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Becky Gulsvig Eat Chicago Deep Dish Pizza And More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Direct from the Come From Away National Tour, Becky Gulsvig gets In Too Deep with T.J. Pieffer as they contemplate accents, Peter Pan, and Giordano's Deep Dish Pizza. (more...)

American Masters and VOCES Present RAUL JULIA: THE WORLD'S A STAGE American Masters and VOCES Present RAUL JULIA: THE WORLD'S A STAGE
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

THIRTEEN's American Masters and Latino Public Broadcasting's VOCES join forces to present the first documentary about Raúl Juliá, the versatile Puerto Rican actor whose work on stage and screen took the world by storm. American Masters — Raúl Juliá: The World's a Stage premieres Friday, September 13, 2019 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/rauljulia and the PBS Video App in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.  (more...)

Broadway Press Agent Bob Ullman Passes Away at 97 Broadway Press Agent Bob Ullman Passes Away at 97
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Robert ('Bob') Ullman (left), the legendary theatre press agent, whose career included Ethel Merman and Mary Martin: Together on Broadway, A Chorus Line (from workshop to Public Theater to Broadway), Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in The Visit, Lauren Bacall in Cactus Flower, The Dining Room, Driving Miss Daisy, Sunday in the Park with George, and over 150 additional Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals, died on July 31, 2019 in Bayshore, Long Island, New York. He was 97. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. Bob's death was announced by Rev. Joshua Ellis, a long-time Ullman friend, a former Broadway press agent, and now, an Interspiritual minister. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Hal Prince Photo Flashback: Remembering Hal Prince
by Walter McBride - Aug 7, 2019

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, legendary Broadway director and producer Hal Prince passed away at 91 years of age after a brief illness, in Reykjavik, Iceland. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY to Play at National Arts Centre COME FROM AWAY to Play at National Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

Welcome to the Rock, Ottawa! The hit Broadway musical, Come From Away, will play at National Arts Centre Aug. 20 through Sept. 8, 2019. (more...)

Documentary RAUL JULIÁ: THE WORLD'S A STAGE Will Premiere at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Documentary RAUL JULIÁ: THE WORLD'S A STAGE Will Premiere at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2019

NGL Studios will present their latest feature film directed by NGL's own Ben DeJesus. Presented together with PBS/THIRTEEN's American Masters and Latino Public Broadcasting's VOCES- The World's a Stage is the first documentary about Raúl Juliá, the versatile Puerto Rican actor whose work on stage and screen took the world by storm. (more...)

THE LION KING is Fourth Disney Film to Cross $1 Billion This Year THE LION KING is Fourth Disney Film to Cross $1 Billion This Year
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Disney's The Lion King crossed the billion-dollar mark after less than three weeks in theaters this past weekend, according to Variety. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY, MACBETH, and More Coming to BroadwayHD in August DRIVING MISS DAISY, MACBETH, and More Coming to BroadwayHD in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, has announced its roster of shows coming in August. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now To COME FROM AWAY at Wharton Center for Performing Arts Tickets On Sale Now To COME FROM AWAY at Wharton Center for Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019

Wharton Center for Performing Arts has announced the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world. COME FROM AWAY will make its Michigan debut at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall for a limited engagement September 10-15, 2019. (more...)

THE LION KING Tops Box Office For Second Weekend, Bringing in $22.3 Million Friday THE LION KING Tops Box Office For Second Weekend, Bringing in $22.3 Million Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2019

According to Variety, Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King has reigned supreme at the box office for the second weekend, bringing in $22.3 million in Friday's domestic ticket sales. (more...)

Photo Flash: COME FROM AWAY First National Tour Performs at Benefit For The Gander Legion Photo Flash: COME FROM AWAY First National Tour Performs at Benefit For The Gander Legion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

On Monday evening, July 22, members of the first National/North American tour of the Broadway hit musical COME FROM AWAY performed a special cabaret to benefit the Gander Legion in Gander, Newfoundland. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for COME FROM AWAY in Philadelphia Tickets On Sale Now for COME FROM AWAY in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus announces the upcoming national tour of Come From Away, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Come From Away will make its Philadelphia debut October 22 through November 3 at the Academy of Music on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY to Offer Digital Lottery in Chicago COME FROM AWAY to Offer Digital Lottery in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Broadway In Chicago announces there will be a digital lottery for COME FROM AWAY, which will play for a limited three-week engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) from July 30 through August 18, 2019. (more...)

Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne Will Star in MEDEA at BAM Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne Will Star in MEDEA at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

According to Vulture, stage and screen couple Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne have their eye on their next project together. The duo will star in Euripedes's Medea at BAM this January. The play will be directed by Simon Stone. (more...)

Wharton Center for Performing Arts Announces Tickets on Sale Soon for COME FROM AWAY Wharton Center for Performing Arts Announces Tickets on Sale Soon for COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

Wharton Center for Performing Arts is announcing the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world. (more...)

The Drama League to Honor Sutton Foster at Fall Gala The Drama League to Honor Sutton Foster at Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

The Drama League has announced that award-winning actor, singer and dancer Sutton Foster is the Honoree at the 36th Annual Drama League Benefit Gala. (more...)

THE LION KING Grosses $78.5 Million on Opening Day; On Track For Biggest Opening For Disney Live-Action Remake THE LION KING Grosses $78.5 Million on Opening Day; On Track For Biggest Opening For Disney Live-Action Remake
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2019

The Lion King is on track to have the biggest opening ever for a Disney live action remake of an animated film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

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