Judith Light News

 
Date Of Birth:
February 09, 1949 (70)
Birth Place:
Trenton, NJ, USA
Bio:
Judith is well known for her extensive body of work on stage, in film and television. She is currently starring in Amazon Prime's Golden Globe winning series, "Transparent," created by Jill Soloway. She is also recognized for her impressive body of stage work; receiving a Tony nomination for the ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: February 09, 1949 (70)

Birth Place: Trenton, NJ, USA

Bio:
Judith is well known for her extensive body of work on stage, in film and television. She is currently starring in Amazon Prime's Golden Globe winning series, "Transparent," created by Jill Soloway. She is also recognized for her impressive body of stage work; receiving a Tony nomination for the ... (read more)
Photo Coverage: Judith Light and Tony Kushner Honored With DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley AwardsPhoto Coverage: Judith Light and Tony Kushner Honored With DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards
by Walter McBride - Mar 19, 2019

On Monday, March 18, DGF hosted a Salon at the Lambs Club where they presented actress Judith Light and playwright Tony Kushner with the DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards. Former DGF Fellow, Oliver Houser, was also presented with the inaugural DGF Stephen Schwartz Award. The evening featured performances by Michael R. Jackson, James Jackson Jr., Sean Patrick Cameron, and Oliver Houser, and remarks by Jordan Roth, Jon Robin Baitz, and Stephen Schwartz. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Chats with Composer Andrew Lippa about 'Unbreakable'Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Chats with Composer Andrew Lippa about 'Unbreakable'
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Mar 14, 2019

The first time that I met Tony and GrammyAward nominated, composer/lyricist, Andrew Lippa, it was just before the Broadway opening of BIG FISH. It was my first big 'show' that I covered at Sirius XM. I was also introduced to now, 2 time Tony Award nominee and personal diva, Kate Baldwin, and 6 time Tony Award winning Costume Designer, William Ivey Long. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Michael Douglas To Give Opening Remarks And Present The 19th Monte Cristo AwardLin-Manuel Miranda & Michael Douglas To Give Opening Remarks And Present The 19th Monte Cristo Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, announces that composer, actor and Tony Award-winner, Lin-Manuel Miranda will give the opening remarks at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Monte Cristo Award Gala, while Academy Award-winning actor and O'Neill Center trustee, Michael Douglas will  present the iconic statue to playwright and screenwriter John Logan, at the gala evening in celebration of Logan's many achievements being held at the Edison Ballroom (New York) on Monday, April 22, 2019. (more...)

Pigasus Pictures Announces World Premiere of MS. WHITE LIGHT at SXSWPigasus Pictures Announces World Premiere of MS. WHITE LIGHT at SXSW
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Indiana-based production company Pigasus Pictures is thrilled to announce the world premiere of their feature film “Ms. White Light” at the 2019 South by Southwest®(SXSW®) Festival on March 11, 2019. The film, competing in SXSW's Narrative Feature category, marks the first film of a six-picture slate to be produced locally in Indiana by Pigasus Pictures. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Chats with the Stars of BEETLEJUICEPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Chats with the Stars of BEETLEJUICE
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Mar 6, 2019

I recently had the opportunity to attend a press event with the cast of BEETLEJUICE The Musical. I love going to these events. It's the best time to be at the beginning of a show's journey on the Great White Way. I got the chance to talk to the main cast (Rob McClure, Alex Brightman, Sophia Anne Caruso, Kerry Butler, Adam Dannheisser, and Leslie Kritzer), the composer/lyricist, Eddie Perfect, and the director, Alex Timbers. (more...)

Judith Light and Tony Kushner to Be Honored with DGF's Evans-Kingsley AwardsJudith Light and Tony Kushner to Be Honored with DGF's Evans-Kingsley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Actress Judith Light and playwright Tony Kushner are set to receive DGF Madge Evans & Sidney Kingsley Awards. Former DGF Fellow, Oliver Houser, also announced as recipient of the DGF Stephen Schwartz Award. (more...)

Actors Co-op Extends ANNA KARENINA Through March 23rdActors Co-op Extends ANNA KARENINA Through March 23rd
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Actors Co-op extends its daring fresh take on Leo Tolstoy's ANNA KARENINA by Helen Edmundson, directed by Heather Chesley, due to popular demand and sold out houses. This imaginatively staged, swift- paced ANNA KARENINA is an upside-down telling of Leo Tolstoy's classic tale. A story wrapped in temptation, passion and moral conflict, this eight-person dramatic event is an examination of love, adultery and marriage. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes CHOIR BOY's Chuck Cooper, Austin PendletonPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes CHOIR BOY's Chuck Cooper, Austin Pendleton
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Feb 18, 2019

Since I have already told you how much I LOVE the current Broadway Limited-Run Hit, CHOIR BOY, it stands to reason that with a little artful requesting, I would be able to wrangle an interview with somebody from that show. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes COME FROM AWAY Star Jenn ColellaPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes COME FROM AWAY Star Jenn Colella
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Feb 18, 2019

I really do love it when I finally get the chance to sit with one of my favorite Broadway Divas. I have been waiting to have studio time with the Tony Award© Nominee, Drama Desk Award Winning, Jenn Colella for a long time.  While still wowing crowds 8 shows a week in COME FROM AWAY, she took some time from her busy schedule to sit and gab with me about her show, her career, her life, and so much more.  When I found out that Ms Colella also had a life as a comedian, it made me love her more. Please enjoy my conversation with the absolutely fabulous, Jenn Colella.   (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Shaina Taub, Kleban Prize Winners Sarah Hammond, Charlie SohnePodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Shaina Taub, Kleban Prize Winners Sarah Hammond, Charlie Sohne
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Feb 18, 2019

Every year at this time, I get very excited because I get the chance to meet some of the most promising lyricist and librettist in musical theater at the Kleban Prize Reception. Sometimes, I get a chance to talk to them before the big day. I recently got the chance to talk to 2 of the 3 winners of the coveted prize in studio, Sarah Hammond and Charlie Sohne, and I got a chance to talk to the 3rd winner, Shaina Taub, at the event along with some of the other notable guests. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Dominique Morisseau, Karen PittmanPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Dominique Morisseau, Karen Pittman
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Feb 18, 2019

I have the great fortune to talk to fabulous people all of the time, and Multi-Award Winning Playwright and Screenwriter, Dominique Morriseau, is no exception.  This playwright has taken to the written word to create amazing conversations with her plays like SUNSET BABY, DETROIT 67, SKELETON CREW.  Her recent Off Broadway play, PIPELINE, starring one of my fierce STAGE/FILM//TV Divas, Theater World Award Winner, Karen Pittman, ( Broadway's DISGRACED, Marvel's LUKE CAGE, FX's THE AMERICANS).  It is a discussion about the pipeline that is taking young men of color out of our schools and right into the prison system, and some of the forces that could be responsible for making this happen. (more...)

ANNA KARENINA Adds Matinees Due To Popular DemandANNA KARENINA Adds Matinees Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Actors Co-op adds two matinees of this daring fresh take on Leo Tolstoy's ANNA KARENINA by Helen Edmundson, directed by Heather Chesley, due to popular demand and sold out houses. This imaginatively staged, swift- paced ANNA KARENINA is an upside-down telling of Leo Tolstoy's classic tale. A story wrapped in temptation, passion and moral conflict, this eight-person dramatic event is an examination of love, adultery and marriage. (more...)

Rory O'Malley Takes Over as Full Time Host of Geffen Playhouse PodcastRory O'Malley Takes Over as Full Time Host of Geffen Playhouse Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The Geffen Playhouse Unscripted podcast has been renewed for a third season with PodcastOne, the nation's largest advertiser-supported podcast network, it was announced today. In addition, Tony-nominated Rory O'Malley (Hamilton, The Book of Mormon) has joined the podcast series as its new full-time host. (more...)

Actors Co-op Brings ANNA KARENINA To The Crossley TheatreActors Co-op Brings ANNA KARENINA To The Crossley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Actors Co-op presents ANNA KARENINA by Helen Edmundson, adapted from the novel by Leo Tolstoy, directed by Heather Chesley, produced by Kay Bess. Helen Edmudson's ANNA KARENINA is an upside-down telling of Leo Tolstoy's classic tale. A story wrapped in temptation, passion and moral conflict, this eight-person dramatic event is a fast-paced examination of love, adultery and marriage. ANNA KARENINA will run February 8 - March 17. Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm. Sunday Matinees at 2:30 pm. Saturday Matinees February 16 and February 23 at 2:30 pm. The play is recommended for ages 13 and older. (more...)

THE TALK Sees Highest Weekly View Numbers in Nearly 10 MonthsTHE TALK Sees Highest Weekly View Numbers in Nearly 10 Months
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

For the week ending Jan. 11, THE TALK, featuring new host Carrie Ann Inaba, delivered 2.47 million viewers, its largest weekly audience in almost 10 months – since the week ending March 30, 2018. The Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show also scored a 0.7 in women 25-54, its best number in the demo this season. (more...)

Lady Gaga, Glenn Close, and More Win Critics' Choice Awards - Full List!Lady Gaga, Glenn Close, and More Win Critics' Choice Awards - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Last night, the Critics' Choice Awards were announced. Taking home the top prize of Best Picture was Roma. Also, in a surprising turn of events, both Lady Gaga and Glenn Close took home the award for Best Actress, for A Star is Born and The Wife, respectively. (more...)

Bid Now to Attend The Creative Coalition's Spotlight Awards BenefitBid Now to Attend The Creative Coalition's Spotlight Awards Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2019

Gain access to one of the best happenings during the Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2019. You and a guest will win VIP access to The Creative Coalition's Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala celebrating individual achievements in independent filmmaking. (more...)

BWW Invite: Meet the Man Behind the Broadway Posters! Attend Live Discussion with Frank VerlizzoBWW Invite: Meet the Man Behind the Broadway Posters! Attend Live Discussion with Frank Verlizzo
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

On Thursday, December 13th, Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo will discuss his 5 decades as Broadway's award-winning theatrical poster designer with Broadway World's Richard Ridge in the Bruno Walter auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Verlizzo, known as 'FRAVER,' is the author of the best-selling FRAVER BY DESIGN: Five Decades of Theatre Post Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond which was published in May by Schiffer Publishing. The book includes over 250 of his theatre poster designs from Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional and international productions. The Lincoln Center Library event begins at 6 pm and admission is free. (more...)

Lifetime Announces Winter 2019 Movie SlateLifetime Announces Winter 2019 Movie Slate
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Mark your calendars as Lifetime presents an all-star slate of biopics featuring remarkable women with incredible stories - Nellie Bly, Victoria Gotti and Olivia Newton-John - along with two new intense thrillers inspired by true stories for its winter 2019 movie slate. Headlined by Christina Ricci, Judith Light, Marcia Gay Harden, Kellie Martin, Victoria Gotti and Delta Goodrem, Lifetime will feature five weeks of premieres every Saturday at 8pm PT/ET, beginning January 19. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Iconic, Tony-Nominated Soprano Melissa ErricoPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Iconic, Tony-Nominated Soprano Melissa Errico
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Dec 3, 2018

I have waited for a LONG time to get a chance to talk to Tony Award Nominee, Melissa Errico, in a studio, when we can have more than a 10 minute window. Her latest CD, SONDHEIM SUBLIME, is being hailed as a new innovative interpretation of Stephen Sondheim's musical catalog. We sit and talk about this new project along with her life and career. (more...)

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