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)
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...)

Broadway in Cincinnati Engagement Of COME FROM AWAY On Sale Friday, 7/19 Broadway in Cincinnati Engagement Of COME FROM AWAY On Sale Friday, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

Broadway in Cincinnati is thrilled to announce 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 Cincinnati debut at the Aronoff Center for a limited engagement September 17 - 29. COME FROM AWAY tickets will go on sale Friday, July 19 at 9:00AM. (more...)

American Theatre Wing to Honor Jonathan Larson and the Larson Family American Theatre Wing to Honor Jonathan Larson and the Larson Family
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

The American Theatre Wing announces that it will celebrate the legacy of Jonathan Larson and the Larson family at its annual gala, dubbed 'Say YES to Artists Gala,' which will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street). (more...)

A Tribute To Howard Johnson Comes to Merken Hall A Tribute To Howard Johnson Comes to Merken Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

InterSchool Orchestras of New York Presents Its Gala Celebration: A TRIBUTE TO HOWARD JOHNSON Featuring Taj Mahal, Gravity, The Levon Helm Horns, the Beartones, and Students of InterSchool Orchestras of New York InterSchool Orchestras of New York (ISO) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 gala celebration, A Tribute to Howard Johnson, at Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Hall, September 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm. The special event will honor the musical legend, who, in his five-decade career, has played alongside luminaries in multiple genres and pioneered the voice of the tuba in jazz. The event will also feature the talents of two-time Grammy-winning musician Taj Mahal and students of ISO. All proceeds from the event will support financial aid and scholarships for ISO students. (more...)

Adirondack Theatre Presents Its Final Show Of The Season, BEAU Adirondack Theatre Presents Its Final Show Of The Season, BEAU
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Adirondack Theatre Festival Producing Artistic Director, Chad Rabinovitz, announces the fourth and final show of the season, Beau, by Douglas Lyons & Ethan D. Pakchar. The show runs August 3 - 9, 2019 at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Downtown Glens Falls, NY. The leading professional theatre in the Capital Region, ATF wraps up a successful 25th season with Beau at the Charles R. Wood Theater. (more...)

PBS to Premiere New Season of Latino Public Broadcasting's VOCES PBS to Premiere New Season of Latino Public Broadcasting's VOCES
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) today announced that Season 5 of VOCES, the acclaimed PBS documentary series exploring Latino arts, culture and history, will premiere on four consecutive Fridays, September 13-October 4, 2019 (check local listings) on PBS, pbs.org and the PBS Video app. VOCES is presented by PBS SoCal. (more...)

Photo Flash: Beyonce, Elton John Attend European Premiere of THE LION KING Photo Flash: Beyonce, Elton John Attend European Premiere of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Disney's “The Lion King” marked its European premiere in Leicester Square in London, welcoming a host of royal and celebrity guests including Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The event was in support of the conservation work of HRH The Duke of Sussex through The Royal Foundation. Headlining the celebration were voice-cast members Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (Nala), Seth Rogen (Pumbaa), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Scar), Billy Eichner (Timon), Florence Kasumba (Shenzi), Keegan-Michael Key (Kamari), plus filmmakers Jon Favreau (director), Karen Gilchrist (producer) and John Bartnicki (co-producer), as well as several members of the team behind the film's music—songwriters Sir Elton John and Sir Tim Rice, composer Hans Zimmer, Producer Pharrell Williams and Lebo M. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of THE LION KING in New Featurette VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of THE LION KING in New Featurette
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2019

See how the cast of "The Lion King" brought these iconic characters back to the big screen in a brand-new look behind the scenes. Directed by Jon Favreau, "The Lion King" opens on July 19.  (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of the Live-Action THE LION KING? Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of the Live-Action THE LION KING?
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Disney's 'The Lion King, directed by Jon Favreau, journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother-and former heir to the throne-has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyonce Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. (more...)

CORIOLANUS Begins Next Week At Shakespeare In The Park CORIOLANUS Begins Next Week At Shakespeare In The Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

The Public Theater will begin performances of the 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Park production of CORIOLANUS on Tuesday, July 16 at The Delacorte Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: Donald Glover Talks Meeting Beyonce on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VIDEO: Donald Glover Talks Meeting Beyonce on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2019

Donald Glover was a guest on Tuesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! Glover appears on the show the same night that his film, The Lion King, is holding his red carpet premiere in Los Angeles. Glover talks about The Lion King, the future of Childish Gambino, writing for “30 Rock,” how he spent all of his TV money, being a terrible RA in college, his son not knowing he plays Simba, and meeting Beyoncé. (more...)

Photo Flash: See Beyonce, Donald Glover, and More on THE LION KING Red Carpet! Photo Flash: See Beyonce, Donald Glover, and More on THE LION KING Red Carpet!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Filmmakers, talent and special guests celebrated Disney's “The Lion King” tonight in Hollywood. The movie, which opens on July 19, 2019, welcomes beloved characters back to the big screen in a whole new way. (more...)

Beyonce Produces & Performs On THE LION KING: THE GIFT Album Featuring Songs Inspired By The Film Beyonce Produces & Performs On THE LION KING: THE GIFT Album Featuring Songs Inspired By The Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Beyonce will be releasing a new album titled, 'The Lion King: The Gift' which will feature an array of songs inspired by the film, performed by African artists.  (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Begins 25th Season With CHICAGO SINGS Porchlight Music Theatre Begins 25th Season With CHICAGO SINGS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the 14th Annual Chicago Sings concert: Chicago Sings 25 Years of Porchlight, Monday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., at The Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave, directed by Christopher Pazdernik and Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by David Fiorello. Reception begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour and light appetizers. Performances, awards ceremony and paddle raising begins at 7 p.m. in the Edlis Neeson Theatre. Tickets are on sale for $125 at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling 773.777.9884. Tickets at the door will be $150. The event has reserved seating and supports Porchlight Music Theatre's educational and artistic programming. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Presents One Night Only Cabaret In Cleveland To Benefit The Gander Legion COME FROM AWAY Presents One Night Only Cabaret In Cleveland To Benefit The Gander Legion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

On Monday evening, July 22, members of the first NationalNorth American tour of the Broadway hit musical COME FROM AWAY will bring a special cabaret to Cleveland to benefit the Gander Legion in Gander, Newfoundland. (more...)

VIDEO: 'The King Returns' in New THE LION KING Featurette VIDEO: 'The King Returns' in New THE LION KING Featurette
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2019

Disney has released a new featurette about The Lion King with never-before-seen footage from the film, a glimpse behind the scenes during recording sessions, plus comments from director Jon Favreau and members of the voice cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: See the Cast of THE LION KING with Their Characters Photo Flash: See the Cast of THE LION KING with Their Characters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

Disney has shared images from "The Lion King" featuring voice talent with their characters. Images include Donald Glover with Simba; Beyonce Knowles-Carter with Nala; John Oliver, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner with Zazu, Pumbaa and Timon; Chiwetel Ejiofor with Scar; Alfre Woodard with Sarabi; Eric Andre, Florence Kasumba and Keegan-Michael Key with hyenas Azizi, Shenzi and Kamari; and Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary with Young Nala and Young Simba.  (more...)

A TRIBUTE TO HOWARD JOHNSON Announced At Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Hall A TRIBUTE TO HOWARD JOHNSON Announced At Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

InterSchool Orchestras of New York (ISO) is proud to announce its 2019-2020 gala celebration, A Tribute to Howard Johnson, at Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Hall, September 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm. The special event will honor the musical legend, who, in his five-decade career, has played alongside luminaries in multiple genres and pioneered the voice of the tuba in jazz. The event will also feature the talents of two-time Grammy-winning musician Taj Mahal and students of ISO. All proceeds from the event will support financial aid and scholarships for ISO students. (more...)

THE LION KING Breaks Disney Live-Action Records For Fandango and Atom During First First Day Advance Ticket Sales THE LION KING Breaks Disney Live-Action Records For Fandango and Atom During First First Day Advance Ticket Sales
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

Disney's live-action film adaptation of The Lion King has the second best first-day sale of the year for Fandango and the Atom Tickets' best first-day sales for a family movie in its first 24 hours of advance ticket sales, according to Deadline.  (more...)

Tickets Going On Sale For COME FROM AWAY At Detroit's Fisher Theatre Tickets Going On Sale For COME FROM AWAY At Detroit's Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Broadway In Detroit is thrilled to announce 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 Detroit debut at the Fisher Theatre for a limited engagement, October 1 - 13, 2019. COME FROM AWAY tickets will go on sale Sunday, July 14, 2019! (more...)

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