Jayne Atkinson News

 
Date of Birth: February 18, 1959 (59)
Birth Place: Bournemouth, Doret, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
Photo Coverage: First Look at Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear on Season Six of HOUSE OF CARDSPhoto Coverage: First Look at Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear on Season Six of HOUSE OF CARDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Academy Award® Nominees Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear star as Annette Shepherd and Bill Shepherd, a sister and brother who inherited Shepherd Unlimited, a leading industrial conglomerate whose family foundations exert a powerful behind-the-scenes force in the American political landscape.  The two share a vision for the future of America, as well as a complicated past with the Underwoods. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson Stars in Holland Taylor's ANN at Dorset Theatre FestivalJayne Atkinson Stars in Holland Taylor's ANN at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival presents Holland Taylor's ANN, directed by Kristen van Ginhoven. Two-time Tony nominee JAYNE ATKINSON ("House of Cards," "Madam Secretary") will play Ann Richards, the former Governor of Texas known for a personality as large as the state from which she hailed. The play also features Tony Award-Winner JULIE WHITE (The Little Dog Laughed) as the voice of Ann Richards' assistant, Nancy Kohler. (more...)

Final Season of HOUSE OF CARDS Returns to Netflix on November 2Final Season of HOUSE OF CARDS Returns to Netflix on November 2
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as President of the United States in the sixth and final season of the award-winning landmark series House of Cards.  The sixth season premiere is November 2nd. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents THE EVER-MODERN JANE AUSTEN A Talk By Brooke AllenDorset Theatre Festival Presents THE EVER-MODERN JANE AUSTEN A Talk By Brooke Allen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, now in its 41st season, announced today the return of its popular PlayTalks, a series of guest speakers who are experts in their field intended to engage and inform regional audiences in rich and varied ways. The first PlayTalk of the season will take place at the Northshire Bookstore (4869 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT) on August 18 at 6:00 P.M. The event is free and open to the public. Bennington College professor of literature Brooke Allen will give the talk, entitled "The Ever-Modern Jane Austen." (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Beneficiaries For Fall Mainstage Production of ANNWAM Theatre Announces Beneficiaries For Fall Mainstage Production of ANN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

It was a picture perfect Berkshire evening on Wednesday, July 25, as WAM Theatre supporters packed the bucolic grounds of the Berkshire Equestrian Center in Richmond. They celebrated and supported the company's ninth season at WAM's sold-out Midsummer Cocktail Party Benefit, hosted by Berkshire favorite Ty Allan Jackson. (more...)

WAM Theatre Gala Features Premiere Of New Girls Ensemble WorkWAM Theatre Gala Features Premiere Of New Girls Ensemble Work
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The rolling fields of the Berkshire Equestrian Center Richmond, MA, will create the perfect backdrop for WAM Theatre's annual Midsummer Cocktail Party Benefit on Wednesday, July 25, at 5:30pm. A few tickets are still available at all three levels of support - $75 for Allies, $150 for Advocates, and $250 for Activists. (more...)

HOUSE OF CARDS Shares An Independence Day Message from Claire Underwood in Preparation for Season 6HOUSE OF CARDS Shares An Independence Day Message from Claire Underwood in Preparation for Season 6
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Robin Wright returns as the newly appointed Commander-in-Chief Claire Underwood in the new promo for House of Cards' final season. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Lineup and Casting For Pipeline Series, Featuring Estelle Parsons & Treat WilliamsDorset Theatre Festival Announces Lineup and Casting For Pipeline Series, Featuring Estelle Parsons & Treat Williams
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, is proud to announce the full lineup and casting for their inaugural Pipeline Series-four one-night-only presentations. All presentations will take place at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251). (more...)

Photo Flash: Netflix Shares First-Look Images of Robin Wright in the Upcoming Final Season of HOUSE OF CARDSPhoto Flash: Netflix Shares First-Look Images of Robin Wright in the Upcoming Final Season of HOUSE OF CARDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Academy Award® nominees Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear as well as Cody Fern join Wright this season alongside Emmy Award nominee Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Academy Award® nominee Patricia Clarkson, Emmy Award Nominee Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver in the sixth and final season.  House of Cards executive producers are Melissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese, Robin Wright, David Fincher?, Joshua Donen?, Dana Brunetti?, Eric Roth?, Michael Dobbs? and Andrew Davies?. The series was created by Beau Willimon? and is produced by Donen/Fincher/Roth, with MRC as the studio, for Netflix.   (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Full Casting for 2018 Season; Jayne Atkinson to Lead ANN and MoreDorset Theatre Festival Announces Full Casting for 2018 Season; Jayne Atkinson to Lead ANN and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, andExecutive Director Marissa Hutton, is proud to announce casting for the 41st season. All performances will take place at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251). (more...)

Robin Wright Shares First Look Photo of HOUSE OF CARDS Season 6Robin Wright Shares First Look Photo of HOUSE OF CARDS Season 6
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The sixth and final season of House of Cards has officially wrapped. Robin Wright broke the news in an Instagram post thanking the cast and crew on Friday, accompanied by a fierce new pic for Season 6. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERSBay Street Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson. The production will run as the first show in Bay Street Theater's 2018 Mainstage Season, from May 29 - June 17, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Tickets For WAM's Fall MainStage Show ANN Now On SaleTickets For WAM's Fall MainStage Show ANN Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

WAM Theatre announced that tickets are now on sale for their fall main stage production of Ann by Holland Taylor, starring Jayne Atkinson (TV's House of Cards, Madam Secretary), and directed by WAM's Artistic Director, Kristen van Ginhoven. Tickets were originally slated to go on sale mid-summer, but due to anticipated demand for this limited engagement, WAM has decided to open up sales now. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces CRY IT OUT; I'M NOT RAPPAPORT Postponed To 2019Dorset Theatre Festival Announces CRY IT OUT; I'M NOT RAPPAPORT Postponed To 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, announced today that the 41st Season will begin with CRY IT OUT, by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Marc Masterson. CRY IT OUT will begin performances June 21, 2018 at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251), and will run through July 14, 2018. CRY IT OUT will occupy the slot for the previously announced production of Herb Gardner's I'm Not Rappaport starring Judd Hirsch, which has been postponed to Summer 2019 to allow Mr. Hirsch to recuperate from back surgery. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERSBay Street Theater Announces Cast And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of FELLOW TRAVELERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson. The production will run as the first show in Bay Street Theater's 2018 Mainstage Season, from May 29 - June 17, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces 2018 SeasonWAM Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

WAM Theatre's Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven today announces plans for the company's 2018 season. The Berkshire-based professional theatre company celebrates its ninth year with a main stage co-production with Dorset Theatre Festival (Dorset, VT) starring Jayne Atkinson, a thought-provoking series of play readings, a premiere presentation of comedienne Alison Larkin's one-woman show, and various other special events, including hosting BerkChique for the first time and continuing with the Girls Ensemble education program. (more...)

Video: Robin Wright Is at the Helm When HOUSE OF CARDS Returns for Its Sixth and Final Season in Fall 2018Video: Robin Wright Is at the Helm When HOUSE OF CARDS Returns for Its Sixth and Final Season in Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Robin Wright is at the helm when 'House of Cards' returns for its sixth and final season in Fall 2018.  (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out this Newly Release Teaser for the Final Season of HOUSE OF CARDSVIDEO: Check Out this Newly Release Teaser for the Final Season of HOUSE OF CARDS
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2018

House of Cards returns for a final season this fall on Netflix. Check out the newly released teaser for the final season of House of Cards starring Robin Wright. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2018 Summer SeasonDorset Theatre Festival Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, is proud to announce its 41st Season, featuring Herb Gardner's I'm Not Rappaport starring Judd Hirsch (June 21 - July 14); Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau (July 19 - August 4); Pride and Prejudice from the novel by Jane Austen adapted by Kate Hamill (August 9 - 25); Holland Taylor's Ann starring Jayne Atkinson (August 29 - September 1); and Pipeline Series: Four New Works in Process (June 26, July 10, July 31, and August 12). All performances will take place at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251).   (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2018 Summer SeasonDorset Theatre Festival Announces 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, Producing Director Will Rucker, and Executive Director Marissa Hutton, is proud to announce its 41st Season, featuring Herb Gardner's I'm Not Rappaport starring Judd Hirsch (June 21 - July 14); Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau (July 19 - August 4); Pride and Prejudice from the novel by Jane Austen adapted by Kate Hamill (August 9 - 25); Holland Taylor's Ann starring Jayne Atkinson (August 29 - September 1); and Pipeline Series: Four New Works in Process (June 26, July 10, July 31, and August 12). All performances will take place at the Dorset Playhouse (104 Cheney Rd, Dorset, VT 05251). (more...)

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