Martha Plimpton News

Date of Birth: November 16, 1970 (46)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Podcast: PRINCE OF BROADWAY Assistant Conductor James Sampliner Visits 'Keith Price's Curtain Call'Podcast: PRINCE OF BROADWAY Assistant Conductor James Sampliner Visits 'Keith Price's Curtain Call'
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Sep 24, 2017

Of course to use some of the phrases like the 'cats pajamas' or 'hip cat', feels like something form the beatnik period, but highly sought after Music Producer/Conductor/Arranger, James Sampliner, is exactly that. (more...)

BWW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom GustafsonBWW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom Gustafson
by Misha Davenport - Sep 20, 2017

WW Interview: HELLO AGAIN Director Tom Gustafson (more...)

Captain Beefheart, Lost Bayou Ramblers and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubCaptain Beefheart, Lost Bayou Ramblers and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, September 20 - October 1, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Podcast: The Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, Visits 'Keith Price's Curtain Call'Podcast: The Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, Visits 'Keith Price's Curtain Call'
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Sep 15, 2017

Comedian, actress, Comedy Central roaster, fellow podcaster, and now playwright, Lisa Lamapanelli, takes time out of her busy schedule of touring and writing to talk to me about her upcoming Off Broadway Play, STUFFED. (more...)

Julian Fleisher Kicks Off Fall Residency at Joe's Pub with Martha PlimptonJulian Fleisher Kicks Off Fall Residency at Joe's Pub with Martha Plimpton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Julian Fleisher,whose New York City playground ranges from Lincoln Center to LES dive bars, sets up shop at Joe's Pub this fall with a series of concerts kicking off Thursday, September 28, in a show titled Pop Music. Joining Fleisher for a rollicking and genre-busting journey through the music he loves is the inimitable Martha Plimpton. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan JamesThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan James
by Theater People Podcast - Sep 11, 2017

On Monday, September 11, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Morgan James. For the episode, James shares her story of first moving to New York City to attend the Julliard School as a voice major. Attending Julliard had been a life-long dream and when she was wait listed, she had to get creative in order to make her admission a reality. After graduating and deciding to pursue a career in musical theater, James struggled to find work and had to figure out how she best fit into 'the business.' (more...)

Podcast: Margery and Sheldon Harnick Visit 'Keith Price's Curtain Call'Podcast: Margery and Sheldon Harnick Visit 'Keith Price's Curtain Call'
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Sep 7, 2017

I had the great honor and pleasure to talk to the legendary Pulitzer Prize winning, Tony and Grammy Award winning, lyricist, Sheldon Harnick, and his lovely, celebrated photographer, actress, singer, dancer, wife, Margery Harnick, about their lovely collaboration on a book about the koi fish, with their son, Matthew Harnick. We talk not only about the photographic book and Mr, Harnick's brilliant, storytelling Haiku poetry, but we talk about his amazing career. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Lena Hall and More to Help Honor Kathy Najimy with GMHC's 2017 Howard Ashman AwardKristin Chenoweth, Lena Hall and More to Help Honor Kathy Najimy with GMHC's 2017 Howard Ashman Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will honor multitalented performer Kathy Najimy with the 2017 Howard Ashman Award for her contributions to the LGBT community and the fight against HIV/AIDS. Najimy has been an outspoken advocate for more than three decades and has promoted social justice throughout her career, which includes the films Sister Act and Hocus Pocus and Off-Broadway acts including Kathy & Mo. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes CATS Star Tyler HanesThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes CATS Star Tyler Hanes
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 30, 2017

On Wednesday, August 30, Theater People podcast welcomes CATS star Tyler Hanes. Since making his Broadway debut as a teenager in 2002's OKLAHOMA, Hanes has racked up nine Broadway credits including HAIRSPRAY, THE BOY FROM OZ, SWEET CHARITY, A CHORUS LINE, and ON THE TOWN. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Actress & Author Alexandra Silber and Tony-Winner Reed BirneyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Actress & Author Alexandra Silber and Tony-Winner Reed Birney
by Theater People Podcast - Aug 7, 2017

On Monday, August 7th Theater People podcast welcomes Alexandra Silber and Reed Birney in a two-part episode. In the first segment, Silber discusses her new novel 'After Anatevka' which tells the story of Hodel, the middle daughter in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, after the action of the beloved musical ends. Silber also discusses her career in The West End (THE WOMAN IN WHITE, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and on Broadway (MASTER CLASS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and shares how her life journey prepared her to write her book. In the second segment, Tony winner Reed Birney discusses his work in the provocative new production of 1984, a play based on George Orwell's 1949 novel. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes the Incomparable Julia MurneyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes the Incomparable Julia Murney
by Theater People Podcast - Jul 24, 2017

On Monday, July 24, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Julia Murney. Murney discusses growing up in New York City where she attended La Guardia High school during the year and the famed Stagedoor Manor during the summer. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre presents SUMMER STARLIGHT An Evening to Remember with Michael CerverisCape Rep Theatre presents SUMMER STARLIGHT An Evening to Remember with Michael Cerveris
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight, an evening to remember, Sunday, August 6, with guest of honor, Tony Award winning theatre, film and television actor, Michael Cerveris. Tickets for this gala celebration benefiting Cape Rep Theatre include an outdoor party with hors d'oeuvres and live jazz, a performance and audience discussion with Mr. Cerveris in the Indoor Theater emceed by filmmaker Amber Edwards, and a champagne and dessert finale with Michael Cerveris under the stars.  Sunday, August 6, 6 PM. Ticket prices are $100 - $130 and are available at CapeRep.org or at the Box Office, 508-896-1888. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Chats with BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Henry Lewis and Jonathan SayerThe Theater People Podcast Chats with BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer
by Theater People Podcast - Jul 10, 2017

On Monday, July 10, the Theater People podcast welcomes two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes and Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. For the first part of the episode, host Patrick Hinds chats with Osnes (who is making her fourth appearance on Theater People) about her work in BANDSTAND. Osnes, who has been with the show since it's very first reading, shares stories about how the show has developed, why she turned down other roles to stay with the piece, and a personal family story about why she feels so connected to the role. (more...)

Casting is Set for BECKY SHAW at Windy City PlayhouseCasting is Set for BECKY SHAW at Windy City Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Windy City Playhouse (3014 W. Irving Park Road) announces the complete casting for Gina Gionfriddo's "Becky Shaw," the dark, "ferociously funny" (The New York Times) comedy. Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein directs the final production in Windy City Playhouse's third season, starring Theo Allyn ("The Matchmaker" at Goodman Theatre) in the title role as Becky Shaw. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Darren Criss and Rachel Bloom Share Their Favorite Tunes on NAKED AMERICAN SONGBOOKAlan Cumming, Darren Criss and Rachel Bloom Share Their Favorite Tunes on NAKED AMERICAN SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Julian Fleisher and The Naked American Songbook explore our love for the music of Disney with some of Julian's most colorful friends. Doesn't everyone have a favorite Disney song? This half-hour bonus episode features : Glee heartthrob Darren Criss. a fan of Stephen Schwartz's underrated Hunchback of Notre Dame Alan Cumming, The Good Wife's Eli Gold, a skeptic with a soft spot for The Little Mermaid (sung by a surprising pop songstress) Crazy Ex- Girlfriend Rachel Bloom, a Belle, of course, and goes all in on Beauty and the Beast. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Chats with ANASTASIA's Derek KlenaThe Theater People Podcast Chats with ANASTASIA's Derek Klena
by Theater People Podcast - Jun 26, 2017

On Monday, June 26th, the Theater People podcast welcome's ANASTASIA star Derek Klena. For the podcast, Klena tells all about creating the role of Dmitri in the new Broadway production alongside his friend and CARRIE: THE MUSICAL co-star Christy Altomare. (more...)

Ron Howard Teases Musical Versions of PARENTHOOD & Current Trump PresidencyRon Howard Teases Musical Versions of PARENTHOOD & Current Trump Presidency
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Speaking on stage at Cannes Lions today, award-winning director Ron Howard chatted about his upcoming stage projects and teased that there was one subject he'd love to see dramatized on the Broadway stage. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 22nd, 2017 - 1984 Opens on Broadway and More!BWW Morning Brief June 22nd, 2017 - 1984 Opens on Broadway and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 22, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: 1984, starring Olivia Wilde, Tom Sturridge and Reed Birney, opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Martha Plimpton in Sensual New Trailer for HELLO AGAINVIDEO: Audra McDonald, Martha Plimpton in Sensual New Trailer for HELLO AGAIN
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Below, check out an all-new steamy trailer for HELLO AGAIN, starring six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Solea Pfeiffer and More Set for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood BowlCarmen Cusack, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Solea Pfeiffer and More Set for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Hollywood Bowl has announced the cast and creative team for a benefit performance of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed on Broadway by James Lapine. (more...)

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