Jayne Atkinson News

Date of Birth: February 18, 1959 (58)
Birth Place: Bournemouth, Doret, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
Tina Packer, Dennis Krausnick, Jayne Atkinson, Michel Gill & Chris Tucci Take Part in LINCOLN SPEAKS at ChesterwoodTina Packer, Dennis Krausnick, Jayne Atkinson, Michel Gill & Chris Tucci Take Part in LINCOLN SPEAKS at Chesterwood
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Art and history, as vividly recalled in both the public oratory and private thoughts of Abraham Lincoln, will come alive at Chesterwood on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m., with the return of 'Lincoln Speaks,' a program of dramatic readings held in Daniel Chester French's Stockbridge studio alongside the sculptor's six-foot-high plaster model of the seated figure of "Abraham Lincoln" for the Lincoln Memorial, arguably the most famous and compelling Lincoln image in the world. The "Lincoln Speaks" program debuted to a sold-out house at Chesterwood last summer. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Sarah Ruhl's THE CLEAN HOUSE at Williamstown Theatre FestivalBWW REVIEW: Sarah Ruhl's THE CLEAN HOUSE at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by Justin J. Sacramone - Jul 28, 2017

Now revived at the Williamstown Theatre Festival under the direction of Tony winner Rebecca Taichman, THE CLEAN HOUSE earned playwright Sarah Ruhl her first recognition as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005. Ruhl's lyrical comedy has been produced at some of the nation's top regional theatres leading THE CLEAN HOUSE to tie as the second most produced play in the 2007-2008 American theatre season. (more...)

Late-Night Cabaret Series and More Special Programs to Return for 2017 Williamstown Theatre FestivalLate-Night Cabaret Series and More Special Programs to Return for 2017 Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional details in special programming and events for the 2017 summer season. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Shares First Look at HOUSE OF CARDS, Season FiveVIDEO: Netflix Shares First Look at HOUSE OF CARDS, Season Five
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

Today Netflix released the official trailer and key art for HOUSE OF CARDS which will launch its fifth season globally on Netflix, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. (more...)

Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Season; Additional Programming AnnouncedCristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Season; Additional Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced additional details in casting for the 2017 summer season including, Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski, Steven Pasquale, Cynthia Erivo, Alexandra Socha and many more to join.  Additional details on the popular Fridays@3 Reading Series have also been announced.   (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Lead Holocaust Remembrance Reading of ANDA'S LOVE at The Old GlobeTovah Feldshuh to Lead Holocaust Remembrance Reading of ANDA'S LOVE at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Old Globe will participate in the National Jewish Theater Foundation - Holocaust Theater International Initiative - Remembrance Readings 2017 in Honor of Elie Wiesel. (more...)

Jayne Atkinson, Micah Stock and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup; 2017 Commissions Announced!Jayne Atkinson, Micah Stock and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Lineup; 2017 Commissions Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting for the 2017 summer season. Two-time Tony Award-nominee Jayne Atkinson and Cote de Pablo will appear in Sarah Ruhl's The Clean House; Tony Award-nominee Micah Stock will appear in Jason Kim's The Model American and Halley Feiffer's Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow; Christopher Livingston, LeRoy McClain and Joniece Abbott-Pratt will perform in Harrison David Rivers' Where Storms are Born; and Rebecca Henderson will perform in Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow. (more...)

International Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon PlaceInternational Human Rights Art Festival Kicks Off Today at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)

Broadway's Leading Stage Managers Unite For Third Annual BROADWAY STAGE MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUMBroadway's Leading Stage Managers Unite For Third Annual BROADWAY STAGE MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

For the third year in a row, Broadway's best stage managers unite for the Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS), an immersive two-day program that offers practical insights, instruction and career advice for college students and young stage managers alike.  (more...)

World Premiere of Angela Polite's Masterpiece about Black Mothers MARY SPEAKSWorld Premiere of Angela Polite's Masterpiece about Black Mothers MARY SPEAKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

???????In an astounding amalgamation of narrative, spoken word, music, song, dance, faith, humanity and artistry, author/performer, Angela Polite's passion play, MARY SPEAKS, will have its World Premiere THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 at the Theatre for the New City's Community Space Theater (155 First Avenue - between 9 and 10 Avenues) where it will play through SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26. (more...)

Works by Mashuq Deen, Catherine Filloux and More Slated for International Human Rights Art FestivalWorks by Mashuq Deen, Catherine Filloux and More Slated for International Human Rights Art Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Playwright Mashuq Deen (New Dramatists Fellow 2022) brings the story of his own transgender journey as a member of a traditional South Asian family and Playwright Catherine Filloux, winner of more than 40 awards for playwriting, activism and peace work, brings her latest work to the stage at New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind, the International Human Rights Art Festival. (more...)

Fifth Season of Netflix's HOUSE OF CARDS to Premiere This MayFifth Season of Netflix's HOUSE OF CARDS to Premiere This May
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Netflix turned to Twitter today to announce that the fifth season of HOUSE OF CARDS will be premiering on May 30, 2017. Check out the post below (more...)

Becky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 GalaBecky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown in New York City (92 Ninth Avenue) on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in ChicagoCHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in ChicagoCHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL to Premiere This Fall in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Grab your friends and head out for an evening of humor, heart, and harmony as Chick Flick the Musical comes to The Royal George Theatre Cabaret, 1641 N. Halsted Street in Chicago. This uniquely female-positive new musical begins previews November 1, and opens November 10 for an open run. (more...)

Melissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese Named New HOUSE OF CARDS ShowrunnersMelissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese Named New HOUSE OF CARDS Showrunners
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese, two senior writers who have been with HOUSE OF CARDS since 2014, have been promoted to showrunners of the award-winning Netflix original series, from Media Rights Capital. (more...)

WAM Theatre Sets 2016 SeasonWAM Theatre Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

WAM Theatre's Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven announced plans for the company's 2016 season today. The Berkshire-based professional theatre company celebrates its seventh year with some notable special events, a thought-provoking series of play readings, and an exciting new collaboration for the fall mainstage production. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

A major new portrait of Kevin Spacey in his role as HOUSE OF CARDS' President Francis J. Underwood was unveiled this evening at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All-New HOUSE OF CARDS Season 4 Trailer!VIDEO: Watch All-New HOUSE OF CARDS Season 4 Trailer!
by - Feb 11, 2016

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright return in the new season of HOUSE OF CARDS, premiering Friday, March 4 on the Netflix streaming service. Watch an all-new season 4 trailer below! (more...)

From HAMLET To CASPER, From Scary To Sexy; A Sampling Of Theatre's Ghost StoriesFrom HAMLET To CASPER, From Scary To Sexy; A Sampling Of Theatre's Ghost Stories
by Michael Dale - Oct 30, 2015

Broadway loves a good ghost story, but not all ghost stories are the scary kind. (more...)

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