Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Joe Wright

 
Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for WUTHERING HEIGHTS West Coast Premiere at Berk Photo Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for WUTHERING HEIGHTS West Coast Premiere at Berkeley Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Emma Rice’s critically acclaimed Wuthering Heights, a reimagined version of Emily Brontë’s gothic masterpiece. Performances begin Friday, November 18 and continue through Sunday, January 1, 2023.

Disney+ Original Series GENIUS: MLK/X from National Geographic Sets Ensemble Cast Photo Disney+ Original Series GENIUS: MLK/X from National Geographic Sets Ensemble Cast
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022

'Genius: MLK/X,' produced by 20th Television, Imagine Television and Undisputed Cinema: Kelvin Harrison Jr. ('The Trial of the Chicago 7') as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Aaron Pierre ('The Underground Railroad') as Malcolm X, Weruche Opia ('I May Destroy You') as Coretta Scott King, and Jayme Lawson ('The Batman') as Betty Shabazz.

MY POLICEMAN Cast to Receive  2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance Photo MY POLICEMAN Cast to Receive 2022 TIFF Tribute Award for Performance
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022

The ensemble cast of My Policeman — Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, Gina McKee, Linus Roache, David Dawson, and Rupert Everett — will be honoured with the TIFF Tribute Award for Performance. As previously scheduled, My Policeman by director Michael Grandage will have its World Premiere at this year’s Festival.

Photos: Alfie Allen Receives Portrait at Sardis Photo Photos: Alfie Allen Receives Portrait at Sardis
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 16, 2022

Alfie Allen recently received his portrait at Sardi's! Check out the photos here!

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: HANGMEN's Alfie Allen Photo Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: HANGMEN's Alfie Allen
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2022

Today we're studying up on Tony Nominee Alfie Allen, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for Hangman.

VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Amanda Seyfried Talks THE DROPOUT, MEAN GIRLS, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Amanda Seyfried stopped by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON last night to talk about her performance in the new miniseries drama, The Dropout, which is now available to watch on Hulu.

VIDEO: Alfie Allen Talks HANGMEN, McDonagh & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Alfie Allen Talks HANGMEN, McDonagh & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 5, 2022

Hangmen got a second chance at Broadway after it was forced to shutter while still in previews back in 2020. Now it's back, and this time around, Alfie Allen joins the company as the mysterious Mooney in Martin McDonagh's new comedy.

Meet the Cast of HANGMEN on Broadway Photo Meet the Cast of HANGMEN on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2022

Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen begins previews tonight, Friday, April 8, 2022. The production opens on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Broadway's Golden Theatre for a limited 10-week engagement. Meet the cast here!

CYRANO Sets DVD & Blu-Ray Release Date Photo CYRANO Sets DVD & Blu-Ray Release Date
by Michael Major - Apr 7, 2022

Cyrano de Bergerac (Peter Dinklage) dazzles with both ferocious wordplay and brilliant swordplay but is convinced that his appearance makes him unworthy of the love of his devoted friend, Roxanne (Haley Bennett), who has fallen in love at first sight with Christian (Kelvin Harrison Jr.). Check out the bonus features and watch a new trailer now!

Jacob's Pillow Announces 2022 Dance Award Recipient and Gala Program Photo Jacob's Pillow Announces 2022 Dance Award Recipient and Gala Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

Jacob’s Pillow has announced Belgian and Moroccan choreographer, dancer, and director Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui as the recipient of the 2022 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. Cherkaoui will accept this award and present a new work at the season-opening Gala on June 18. 

BWW Interview: Carin Besser on What the Addition of Music Brings to CYRANO Photo BWW Interview: Carin Besser on What the Addition of Music Brings to CYRANO
by Michael Major - Mar 14, 2022

Adapted from Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Joe Wright's new film adaption of Cyrano features music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. BroadwayWorld caught up with Besser to discuss the creation of her lyrics for the film, what the addition of song adds to the classic story, and more.

BWW Interview: Haley Bennett Discusses Playing 'Roxanne' in the New CYRANO Musical Fi Photo BWW Interview: Haley Bennett Discusses Playing 'Roxanne' in the New CYRANO Musical Film Adaption
by Michael Major - Feb 28, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with Haley Bennett, who plays Roxanne in the new film adaption of Erica Schmidt's Cyrano musical to discuss her journey with the character from stage to screen, why the story of Cyrano continues to resonate with people, and more.

VIDEO: Peter Dinklage & Kelvin Harrison Jr. Sing 'Someone to Say' in CYRANO Lyric Vid Photo VIDEO: Peter Dinklage & Kelvin Harrison Jr. Sing 'Someone to Say' in CYRANO Lyric Video
by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2022

Cyrano is based on the stage musical adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt, from “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostand, with music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. Watch Peter Dinklage and Kelvin Harrison Jr. perform 'Someone to Say' in the new lyric video.

DIANA & DEAR EVAN HANSEN Nominated for Razzie Awards Photo DIANA & DEAR EVAN HANSEN Nominated for Razzie Awards
by Michael Major - Feb 7, 2022

The nominees include Diana the Musical, with Jeanna de Waal, Roe Hartrampf, Erin Davie, Judy Kaye, Gareth Keegan, Christopher Ashley, Joe DiPierto, and David Bryan. Dear Evan Hansen also received four nominations, including Ben Platt, Amy Adams, Stephen Chbosky, and more. See the full list of nominations now.

NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival to Host CYRANO Screening and Q+A Event Photo NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival to Host CYRANO Screening and Q+A Event
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 6, 2022

The 2022 NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival officially kicks off this Thursday, February 10, with an exclusive online screening of CYRANO and an online conversation with screenwriter Erica Schmidt. Erica is a Brooklyn-based playwright and theatre director (I Call My Brothers, New Ohio Theatre). Her acclaimed musical adaptation of CYRANO from director Joe Wright and starring Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Ben Mendelsohn, opens in theaters on February 25.

2022 NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival Announces Lineup Photo 2022 NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival Announces Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2022

The New Ohio Theatre's NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival has announced its 2022 hybrid in-person and online film lineup, co-curated by Allyson Morgan and Marc Stuart Weitz.

VIDEO: Watch a New CYRANO Behind the Scenes Special Photo VIDEO: Watch a New CYRANO Behind the Scenes Special
by Michael Major - Jan 20, 2022

A new half hour special following the creation of the new Cyrano movie musical has been released. The film's cast and crew explore the story, characters, music, and design of the story in the new '1 Tale, 3 Hearts: Peter Dinklage in CYRANO, a Modern, Timeless Romance' featurette special. Watch the new video here!

VIDEO: Watch Peter Dinklage in a New CYRANO Clip & Featurette Photo VIDEO: Watch Peter Dinklage in a New CYRANO Clip & Featurette
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2022

Directed by Joe Wright, the film is adapted from the stage musical by Erica Schmidt, from “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostand, with music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. The cast includes Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, and Kelvin Harrison Jr. Watch the new clip and featurette now!

CYRANO Movie Musical Postpones U.K. Release Date Photo CYRANO Movie Musical Postpones U.K. Release Date
by Michael Major - Jan 6, 2022

The film is the latest to postpone its release due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant. The film is still scheduled for a limited January 28 in the United States with a wider release following. With music by Aaron and Bryce Dressner of The National, the film stars Peter Dinklage, Kelvin Harrison, Jr, and Haley Bennett.

Wake Up With BWW 1/6: First Look at Cecily Strong Off-Broadway, Casting For 50 Years  Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/6: First Look at Cecily Strong Off-Broadway, Casting For 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center, and More!
by - Jan 6, 2022

Today's top stories include the lineup for 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center! Get a first look at Cecily Strong in the off-Broadway production of The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe. Plus, the world premiere of Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of The Notebook has been postponed to September 2022 due to COVID-19.

 1       …