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Jennifer Westfeldt News

 
Date Of Birth:
February 02, 1971 (50)
Birth Place:
Guilford, CT, USA
 
Date of Birth: February 02, 1971 (50)

Birth Place: Guilford, CT, USA
Before They Were Famous: Idina Menzel! Photo Before They Were Famous: Idina Menzel!
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 30, 2020

Before Frozen propelled Idina Menzel to international stardom, she was one of Broadway's darlings, but not as well known outside of our theater community.

Photo Flash: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Diana DiMenna and Tom Hulce Photo Photo Flash: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Diana DiMenna and Tom Hulce
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Just last night, New York Stage and Film celebrated its annual Winter Gala, honoring six-time Tony Award-nominated producer and philanthropist Diana DiMenna, and Academy Award and four-time Golden Globe-nominated and Tony Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hulce. The Winter Gala, a fundraising event to support New York Stage and Film's year-round theater and film development initiatives, was held at The Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th Street, New York City).

TheatreZone Kicks Off 15th Season With HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Photo TheatreZone Kicks Off 15th Season With HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

TheatreZone, a Naples-based professional Equity theatre specializing in Broadway musicals, begins its 15th season with Home for the Holidays which will be presented at Dec. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 14 and 15 at 2:00 p.m.

MARVIN HAMLISCH: A CELEBRATION Comes to Catalina Jazz Club Photo MARVIN HAMLISCH: A CELEBRATION Comes to Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Steven Brinberg a?' best known for creating and performing Simply Barbra, the acclaimed all-live homage to the legendary Barbra Streisand a?' will produce and host an all-star tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at Catalina Jazz Club (6725 West Sunset Blvd) in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, October 24 at 8:30 PM. The evening will feature Edie Alyson (Little Shop of Horrors), Alan Bergman (Two-time Oscar-winning lyricist), Herve Coeur (Haitian singer and songwriter), Kay Cole (A Chorus Line, Bye Bye Birdie), Mary Bond Davis (Hairspray), Fay DeWitt (Flahooley), Nancy Dussault (Two-time Tony nominee), Joshua Finkel (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Ilene Graff (Grease, I Love My Wife), Natalie Lander (a?oeLegally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woodsa??), Ashley Fox Linton (Wicked), Melissa Manchester (Grammy winning singer and songwriter), J. Elaine Marcos (A Chorus Line), Barbara Minkus (Funny Girl), Jenny O'Hara (The Odd Couple, Promises Promises), Noah Weisberg (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Jennifer Westfelt (Wonderful Town, a?oeYoungera??), and David Zack (Sweet Smell of Success). Michael Lavine serves as Music Director. For tickets and information, please call (323) 466-2210 or visit SimplyBarbra.com.

New York Stage & Film Announces Mentors And Artists For 2019/20 Filmmakers' Workshop Photo New York Stage & Film Announces Mentors And Artists For 2019/20 Filmmakers' Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

New York Stage and Film has announced the mentors and artists for its 201920 Filmmakers' Workshop. Mentors include Luis Castro (The Pop Culture Collaborative), writerproducer Bash Doran ("Traitors," "Boardwalk Empire"),  Jessica Goldberg ("The Path", "Parenthood"), William Goldberg (Abominable, Infinitely Polar Bear),  Rajiv Joseph (Draft Day, "Nurse Jackie"), Toni Kalem (A Slipping Down Life), Max Mayer (Adam, As Cool As I Am), Shelby Stone ("The Chi", Bessie), and Amy Robinson (After Hours, Julie & Julia).

LITTLE KNOWN FACTS LIVE Podcast Series Returns to Atlantic Theater Company This Sprin Photo LITTLE KNOWN FACTS LIVE Podcast Series Returns to Atlantic Theater Company This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce that Little Known Facts at Atlantic, a live podcast hosted by Ilana Levine, will be returning as a full series this spring. Little Known Facts at Atlantic was originally presented as a one night only event featuring Atlantic Ensemble member Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson. Following the first event's success, three additional live podcasts have been announced.

Photo Flash: Jessie Mueller, John Slattery & More Help Out Habitat for Humanity NYC a Photo Photo Flash: Jessie Mueller, John Slattery & More Help Out Habitat for Humanity NYC at Broadway Builds
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Habitat for Humanity New York City (Habitat NYC), a major builder, preserver and advocate for affordable homeownership throughout the five boroughs, hosted Broadway stars, producers and writers for the second Broadway Builds event on Monday, October 1st. More than 25 notable names from Broadway volunteered to revitalize the Grand Street Settlement BEST Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC) on the Lower East Side. 

Vital's OWEN & MZEE THE MUSICAL to Be Presented as Part of Super Showcase Photo Vital's OWEN & MZEE THE MUSICAL to Be Presented as Part of Super Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the Super Showcase performance of OWEN & MZEE: THE TRUE STORY OF A REMARKABLE FRIENDSHIP the #1 New York Times best-selling children's book about the friendship between a tortoise and an orphaned hippopotamus written by father and daughter team Craig and Isabella Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu . The musical features book and lyrics by Michelle Elliott and music and lyrics by Danny Larsen. Stanley Mathis is the Director/ Choreographer and Costume Designer.

Vital's OWEN & MZEE THE MUSICAL to Be Presented as Part of Super Showcase Photo Vital's OWEN & MZEE THE MUSICAL to Be Presented as Part of Super Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the Super Showcase performance of OWEN & MZEE: THE TRUE STORY OF A REMARKABLE FRIENDSHIP the #1 New York Times best-selling children's book about the friendship between a tortoise and an orphaned hippopotamus written by father and daughter team Craig and Isabella Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu . The musical features book and lyrics by Michelle Elliott and music and lyrics by Danny Larsen. Stanley Mathis is the Director/ Choreographer and Costume Designer.

Jennifer Westfeldt And Victoria Justice Join QUEEN AMERICA On Facebook Watch Photo Jennifer Westfeldt And Victoria Justice Join QUEEN AMERICA On Facebook Watch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Jennifer Westfeldt ('Younger,' 'Friends with Kids') and Victoria Justice ('Victorious,' 'Eye Candy') have been tapped for the freshman season of the forthcoming scripted series 'Queen America' on Facebook Watch, Facebook's new video platform. Westfeldt's status is as a recurring guest star with Justice attached to the project for dual-episodes. This new series stars Oscar and Tony award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones (Vicki Ellis). 'Queen America' is created, written, and executive produced by Meaghan Oppenheimer ('Fear the Walking Dead'). Westfeldt and Justice join previously announced series regulars Belle Shouse, Teagle F. Bougere, Rana Roy, Isabella Amara, Molly Price and Megan West.

New York Stage And Film Expands Filmmakers' Workshop With Winter Sessions Photo New York Stage And Film Expands Filmmakers' Workshop With Winter Sessions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

New York Stage and Film announced today that they have expanded their Filmmakers' Workshop winter session, bringing the 2017-18 residency filmmakers to New York City to get feedback on the rewrite of their script, participate in Master Classes addressing the next phase of their process, and meet other professionals from the industry at a celebratory cocktail party this year hosted by Moet Hennessy. 

Photo Flash: Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR Makes Its World Premiere at Classic Stag Photo Photo Flash: Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR Makes Its World Premiere at Classic Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

The cast and crew of Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR celebrated the world premiere of the new play at Classic Stage Company last night, Thursday, February 1st. Cast members James Cusati-Moyer, Marsha Mason, and more were joined by guests like Molly Ringwald and Donna Murphy. Check out the photos from opening night!

Vital's OWEN & MZEE The Musical Opens Today Photo Vital's OWEN & MZEE The Musical Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

Vital Theatre Company is pleased to announce its upcoming musical adaptation of OWEN & MZEE: THE TRUE STORY OF A REMARKABLE FRIENDSHIP the #1 New York Times best-selling children's book about the friendship between a tortoise and an orphaned hippopotamus written by father and daughter team Craig and Isabella Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu . The musical features book and lyrics by Michelle Elliott and music and lyrics by Danny Larsen. Stanley Mathis is the Director/ Choreographer and Costume Designer.

Sundance Now Exclusively Premieres New Docu-Film CIRCUS KID Today Photo Sundance Now Exclusively Premieres New Docu-Film CIRCUS KID Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Sundance Now, AMC Networks' premium video streaming service dedicated to bringing members high-quality, acclaimed independent film, documentaries and TV series, announced today its new documentary film, CIRCUS KID, will premiere exclusively on the service starting December 21st.

Casting Announced For Vital's OWEN & MZEE The Musical Photo Casting Announced For Vital's OWEN & MZEE The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce full casting for its upcoming musical adaptation of OWEN & MZEE: THE TRUE STORY OF A REMARKABLE FRIENDSHIP the #1 New York Times best-selling children's book about the friendship between a tortoise and an orphaned hippopotamus written by father and daughter team Craig and Isabella Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu . The musical features book and lyrics by Michelle Elliott and music and lyrics by Danny Larsen. Stanley Mathis is the Director/ Choreographer and Costume Designer.

Sundance Now Exclusively Premieres New Docu-Film CIRCUS KID 12/21 Photo Sundance Now Exclusively Premieres New Docu-Film CIRCUS KID 12/21
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Sundance Now, AMC Networks' premium video streaming service dedicated to bringing members high-quality, acclaimed independent film, documentaries and TV series, announced today its new documentary film, CIRCUS KID, will premiere exclusively on the service starting December 21st.

Sundance Now Announces New Documentary Film CIRCUS KID Produced by John Hamm, Jennife Photo Sundance Now Announces New Documentary Film CIRCUS KID Produced by John Hamm, Jennifer Westfeldt and Eden Wurmfeld
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Sundance Now, AMC Networks' premium video streaming service dedicated to bringing members high-quality, acclaimed independent film, documentaries and TV series, announced today its new documentary film, 'Circus Kid,' will premiere exclusively on the service starting December 21st.

Photo Coverage: Steven Pasquale and Company of JUNK Celebrate Opening Night! Photo Photo Coverage: Steven Pasquale and Company of JUNK Celebrate Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 3, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater presents Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes, which just opened last night, November 2, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos below!

People's Light Announces Headliners for World Premiere of LIGHTS OUT: Nat 'King' Cole
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

People's Light is delighted to announce the headliners for the upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole by Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor, slated to open the Theatre's season in October 2017. Emmy-nominated actor Dule Hill (The West Wing) will play Cole, and Broadway regular Daniel J. Watts will appear as Sammy Davis, Jr.

Past Episodes of Sutton Foster-Led YOUNGER Now Available to Stream on Hulu
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The hit TV Land comedy YOUNGER, starring Broadway's Sutton Foster is now available to stream on Hulu. Past episodes of the series may now be viewed ahead of the June 28th Season 4 premiere as part of an exclusive pact between Viacom and the subscription video service.

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