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Melanie Griffith News

Date of Birth: August 09, 1957 (60)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Female
Laguna Playhouse Moves THE GRADUATE to Spring, Swaps in TWELVE ANGRY MEN for FallLaguna Playhouse Moves THE GRADUATE to Spring, Swaps in TWELVE ANGRY MEN for Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that due to scheduling conflicts beyond production's control, the previously announced dates of Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, will move to March, 2018 and TWELVE ANGRY MEN, which was scheduled to open in March, 2018 will now perform October 4 -22, 2017. (more...)

Melanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhouseMelanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith will star as Mrs. Robinson in their upcoming production of THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews. (more...)

Cyndi Lauper and NEW GIRL Writer to Adapt WORKING GIRL for BroadwayCyndi Lauper and NEW GIRL Writer to Adapt WORKING GIRL for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Producers Fox Stage Productions and Aged In Wood Productions have announced plans to adapt the blockbuster film WORKING GIRL into a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Cyndi Lauper and book by FOX TV's 'New Girl' writer and Tigers Be Still playwright Kim Rosenstock. WORKING GIRL is based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture written by Kevin Wade. (more...)

New Play L.O.V.E.R. (BARING IT ALL!) Set for Schoolhouse Theater and Arts CenterNew Play L.O.V.E.R. (BARING IT ALL!) Set for Schoolhouse Theater and Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Schoolhouse Theater and Arts Center presents Lois Robbins' new play: L.O.V.E.R. (Baring it All!). (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 5/5 - THE PRIDE and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 5/5 - THE PRIDE and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 5/5 - THE PRIDE and More! (more...)

Photo Flash: Melanie Griffith, Dakota Johnson, Don Johnson and More Celebrate KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY Opening at Laguna PlayhousePhoto Flash: Melanie Griffith, Dakota Johnson, Don Johnson and More Celebrate KING OF THE ROAD: THE ROGER MILLER STORY Opening at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Donors, VIPs, subscribers and Hollywood celebrities were captivated by the musical genius and complex personality of Roger Miller during the opening night of King of the Road, the Roger Miller Story. Scroll down for photos from the star-studded evening! (more...)

HAIRSPRAY'S John Waters to Receive Writer's Guild Career Achievement AwardHAIRSPRAY'S John Waters to Receive Writer's Guild Career Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

John Waters will be honored with the Writers Guild of America, East's Ian McLellan Hunter Award at the 2017 Writers Guild Awards to be held at New York's Edison Ballroom on Sunday, February 19, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Today, December 2, 2016Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Today, December 2, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS today, December 2, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, December 2, 2016Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-O on CBS - Friday, December 2, 2016
by - Nov 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-O, airing on CBS on Friday, December 2, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPIPhoto Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Appear at Star Studded Book Launch for TIPPI
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

President and Founder of The Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, hosted a very special Lobby Exhibit unveiling, featuring items and from the career of Tippi Hedren (including items worn in the film 'The Birds,' Edith Head's dress form designed to Tippi's exact measurements, her Golden Globe and a personal gift presented by Alfred Hitchcock when he and his wife, Alma, informed her that she had been chosen to portray Melanie Daniels in 'The Birds). (more...)

Sylvestor Stallone's Daughters Named Miss Golden Globe 2017Sylvestor Stallone's Daughters Named Miss Golden Globe 2017
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has selected Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet Stallone as Miss Golden Globe 2017 for the 74th Annual Golden Globe® Awards. (more...)

Original CHICAGO Cast Member David Sabella Makes Metropolitan Room Debut this NovemberOriginal CHICAGO Cast Member David Sabella Makes Metropolitan Room Debut this November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

D. Sabella, original costar in Broadway's longest running American musical, CHICAGO, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of this iconic show with 4 special performances of  'LOOPIN THE LOOP - A celebration of CHICAGO and the music of Kander and Ebb' at the Metropolitan room, November 2, 9, 16, & 23, 9:30pm. (more...)

BEST IN DRAG Featuring Kathy Griffin Returns to Orpheum Theatre 10/2BEST IN DRAG Featuring Kathy Griffin Returns to Orpheum Theatre 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

Best In Drag Show, the fabulous and long-running annual fundraiser, will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at the The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Kathy Griffin will open this year's festivities and the celebrity judging panel includes Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Coolidge and Ana Gasteyer. Best In Drag Show benefits Aid For AIDS, a program of Alliance for Housing and Healing which is dedicated to preventing homelessness and hunger for men, women, children and families living with HIV/AIDS throughout Los Angeles County. The highly-anticipated beauty pageant spoof features six gorgeous gals competing for the crown while keeping the focus on its cause - giving back to the community through fundraising. (more...)

Kathy Griffin, Melanie Griffith & More Join BEST IN DRAG Show 2016Kathy Griffin, Melanie Griffith & More Join BEST IN DRAG Show 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

Best In Drag Show - the fabulous and long-running annual fundraiser for Aid For AIDS, a program of Alliance for Healing and Housing - has announced that Emmy and Grammy Award winner Kathy Griffin will open this year's festivities. The celebrity judging panel will include Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith, Kathy Kinney ("The Drew Carey Show") and Rutina Wesley(OWN's "Queen Sugar"). Additional celebrity judges will be announced soon. Best in Drag Show will be held on October 2, 2016 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. The pre-show party begins at 5:30pm and curtain is at 7:00pm. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Four of Broadway's Hottest Musical Directors Sound Off About What They Do, Inspirations and How They Do It!BWW Exclusive: Four of Broadway's Hottest Musical Directors Sound Off About What They Do, Inspirations and How They Do It!
by Cara Joy David - Sep 15, 2016

Who helps an actor to sing material a certain way? If you ask the majority of people outside the theater industry they would say people simply sound the way they sound or maybe credit the composer or director. In truth, in the majority of cases in the musical theater world it is the Musical (or Music) Director. This person, who is not eligible for a Tony Award and rarely gets mentioned in reviews, is integral to the product you see and hear. (more...)

Kathy Griffin, Melanie Griffith & More Join BEST IN DRAG Show 2016Kathy Griffin, Melanie Griffith & More Join BEST IN DRAG Show 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Best In Drag Show - the fabulous and long-running annual fundraiser for Aid For AIDS, a program of Alliance for Healing and Housing - has announced that Emmy and Grammy Award winner Kathy Griffin will open this year's festivities. The celebrity judging panel will include Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith, Kathy Kinney ("The Drew Carey Show") and Rutina Wesley(OWN's "Queen Sugar"). Additional celebrity judges will be announced soon. Best in Drag Show will be held on October 2, 2016 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. The pre-show party begins at 5:30pm and curtain is at 7:00pm. (more...)

VIDEO: CHICAGO Designer William Ivey Long Recalls Advice He Gave To Melanie GriffithVIDEO: CHICAGO Designer William Ivey Long Recalls Advice He Gave To Melanie Griffith
by Michael Dale - Aug 22, 2016

Beginning with Gwen Verdon in the original and resuming with Ann Reinking in the revival, some of Broadway's most talented triple-threats have taken on the role of Roxie Hart in Broadway's CHICAGO. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - James Caan & Melanie Griffith Star in Hallmark's J.L. FAMILY RANCHVIDEO: Sneak Peek - James Caan & Melanie Griffith Star in Hallmark's J.L. FAMILY RANCH
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

J.L. FAMILY RANCH? an original movie for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries premieres on Sunday, August 21, at 9pm ET/PT. T (more...)

The Gracie Theatre Presents FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, the Smash Musical Parody of the MoviesThe Gracie Theatre Presents FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, the Smash Musical Parody of the Movies
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

One of America's favorite cinema spoofs, FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, is coming to Husson University's Gracie Theatre on Saturday, March 26, for one night only, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. This is the fourth show in the Gracie Theatre's season sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Tonight, February 19, 2016Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Tonight, February 19, 2016
by TV Scoop - Feb 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS tonight, February 19, 2016! (more...)

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