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Jennifer Westfeldt News - Page 4

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

Birth Place: Guilford, CT, USA
BWW REVIEW: 'THE POWER OF DUFF' CASTS ITS SPELL OVER BOSTON
by Jan Nargi - Nov 8, 2013

In Stephen Belber's new play 'The Power of Duff' a lonely newsman seeks redemption by inadvertently turning his anchor desk into a pulpit, working miracles for strangers while still failing to communicate at home.

Stanley Tucci & Anne Tatlock to be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

New York Stage and Film have announced that its Annual Winter Gala, to be held this year on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at The Plaza Hotel (770 Fifth Avenue, New York City), will honor Oscar nominated multi-hyphenate Stanley Tucci and business luminary Anne Tatlock. Biographies for each can be found below. It was also announced today that, at the gala, Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anika Noni Rose will perform selections from Miranda's upcoming The Hamilton Mixtape, which was performed in a concert reading this past summer during the 2013 Powerhouse Season, the annual highlight of the nearly three-decades long collaboration between Vassar College and New York Stage and Film to develop works for the American theater.

Playwright & Religion Professor to Speak at Huntington's DUFF Humanities Forum Sunday 11/3
by Molly Tracy - Oct 31, 2013

The Power of Duff playwright Stephen Belber and Trinity College professor of religion in public lifeMark Silk will lead the conversation at the Huntington Theatre Company's Humanities Forum on Sunday, November 3rd following the 2pm performance of Belber's The Power of Duff.

Photo Flash: David Wilson Barnes, Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm and More Celebrate THE POWER OF DUFF Opening at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

David Wilson Barnes plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ("The Office," "Caroline in the City") plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances began on October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night celebrations on October 23rd below -- including Westfeldt's boyfriend Jon Hamm!

Photo Flash: First Look at Amy Pietz, David Wilson Barnes, Jennifer Westfeldt and More in THE POWER OF DUFF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

David Wilson Barnes (Becky Shaw at Second Stage Theatre and London's Almeida Theatre) plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ('The Office,' 'Caroline in the City') plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater. Check out a first look below!

THE POWER OF DUFF, Starring David Wilson Barnes and Jennifer Westfeldt, Begins Tonight at Huntington Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

David Wilson Barnes (Becky Shaw at Second Stage Theatre and London's Almeida Theatre) plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ('The Office,' 'Caroline in the City') plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances begin tonight, October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek and Behind-the-Scenes of THE POWER OF DUFF at Huntington Theatre
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2013

David Wilson Barnes (Becky Shaw at Second Stage Theatre and London's Almeida Theatre) plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ('The Office,' 'Caroline in the City') plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances begin on October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater. Check out the videos below!

VIDEO: Lorenzo Pisoni, Jennifer Westfeldt and Jon Hamm Launch Kickstarter for HUMOR ABUSE: THE DOCUMENTARY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Lorenzo Pisoni has teamed up with friends Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm, William Rexer and Sarah Dusseault to launch a Kickstarter campaign to fund Humor Abuse: The Documentary, a doc based on his life growing up in the Pickle Family Circus with a clown for a father. Watch the campaign video below!

7th Annual 'Evening Before' to Benefit the Motion Picture & Television Fund
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Television's biggest night took place in Century Park, CA this Saturday, September 21 st, where the entertainment industry came together for the seventh annual 'Evening Before' party, benefitting the MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund).

Forevermark Diamonds Had Their Moment at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Forevermark diamonds graced the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Top nominees and TV personalities chose to don the responsibly-sourced diamonds for television's biggest night, making modern and classic diamond jewelry the Red Carpet trend.

THE POWER OF DUFF, Starring David Wilson Barnes and Jennifer Westfeldt, to Begin 10/11 at Huntington Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

David Wilson Barnes (Becky Shaw at Second Stage Theatre and London's Almeida Theatre) plays Charlie Duff, a burnt-out local newscaster who transforms first his community and then himself when he begins praying on-air in the Huntington Theatre Company's new production of Stephen Belber's moving new drama The Power of Duff. Amy Pietz ('The Office,' 'Caroline in the City') plays Duff's ex-wife Lisa, and Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein, Friends with Kids) plays Sue, Charlie's co-anchor, in the production helmed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois. Performances begin on October 11 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Power of Duff is produced in association with New York Stage and Film and Vassar's Powerhouse Theater.

MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB Begins Final Two Weeks Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's critically acclaimed production of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the world premiere comedy by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni, begins its final two weeks of performances tonight at 7 PM at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The extended engagement will play its final performance on Sunday, August 4. On that date, the production will have played 26 preview performances and 54 regular performances.

BWW Interview: David Furr's Expedition to Laughter
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 10, 2013

David Furr is the stuffy club president in The Explorers Club, a shot of Marx Brothers and a dash of Monty Python, served over the top.

Review Roundup: MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by Review Roundups - Jun 21, 2013

Let's see what the critics had to say...

MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the new play by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni, opens tonight, Thursday, June 20 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The production began previews on May 28.

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the new play by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni, opens Thursday, June 20 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The production began previews on May 28. Check out highlights below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Lorenzo Pisoni, Jennifer Westfeldt and More in MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

THE EXPLORERS CLUB is now in previews at Manhattan Theatre Club with an official press opening set for Thursday, June 20 featuring Brian Avers (Rock 'n' Roll), Max Baker (Cyrano DeBergerac), Steven Boyer (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), Arnie Burton (Peter and the Starcatcher), Carson Elrod (All in the Timing), David Furr (The Importance of Being Earnest), Tony Award nominee John McMartin (Into The Woods), Drama Desk Award winner Lorenzo Pisoni (Humor Abuse at MTC), and Tony Award nominee Jennifer Westfeldt (Friends With Kids, Wonderful Town). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The 88 Release New Album FORTUNE TELLER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The 88 (www.the88.net) release today their sixth studio album, Fortune Teller. It will be available on CD, digital and for the first time ever, vinyl formats. Tomorrow, on June 12, The 88 will be holding their record release show at the Troubadour, supported by Aaron Embry.

The 88 Announce New Album 'Fortune Teller,' Out 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

The 88 announced today the release of their sixth studio album, Fortune Teller, available June 11, 2013.

Playwright Nell Benjamin and Explorer Sylvia Earle Set for Talk After MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

On Friday, May 31, Tony nominated writer Nell Benjamin and legendary deep-sea explorer Sylvia Earle - one of the first women admitted to the real Explorers Club in New York - will engage in a conversation to talk about their experiences in their respective fields, following the 8 PM performance of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, a madcap comedy now in previews at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The conversation will be moderated by Peabody Award-winning journalist and author Lynn Sherr.

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