Philip Seymour Hoffman News

 
Date Of Birth:
July 23, 1967 (51)
Birth Place:
Fairport, NY, USA
Bio:
Broadway: True West, Long Day's Journey Into Night. Off-Broadway: Jack Goes Boating, The Seagull, The Author's Voice and Imagining Brad, Shopping and F******, Defying Gravity, and The Striker. He has also directed and served as artistic director for several Off-Broadway shows including The Little ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: July 23, 1967 (51)

Birth Place: Fairport, NY, USA

Bio:
Broadway: True West, Long Day's Journey Into Night. Off-Broadway: Jack Goes Boating, The Seagull, The Author's Voice and Imagining Brad, Shopping and F******, Defying Gravity, and The Striker. He has also directed and served as artistic director for several Off-Broadway shows including The Little ... (read more)
San Francisco Playhouse Announces Bay Area Premiere Of DANCE NATIONSan Francisco Playhouse Announces Bay Area Premiere Of DANCE NATION
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the Bay Area premiere of Dance Nation, Clare Barron's award-winning play about pre-teen competitive dancers. Becca Wolff will direct the Playhouse production, with choreography by Kimberly Richards. (more...)

AGATHA IS MISSING Comes to Edinburgh FringeAGATHA IS MISSING Comes to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2019

Agatha Christie is missing and barmy ace detective, Miss Clarissa Marbles, needs your help in solving the crime. Was it the cook, the husband, the secret admirer . . . or you? Everyone is a suspect in this fun-filled murder mystery. If you have a criminal record or any skeletons in your closet, she'll find out. And of course don't hesitate to inform on your neighbours. The audience votes on the best solution to this rollicking whodunit and a lovely prize will be awarded to the winner! (more...)

Philip Carlson To Join RLTP National Advisory BoardPhilip Carlson To Join RLTP National Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce the addition of Philip Carlson to its National Advisory Board.  Mr. Carlson assisted RLTP this season in kicking off its Screen to Stage reading series. The organization is grateful for his involvement with the series and looks forward to working with him for seasons to come.   (more...)

Photo Flash: DOUBT, A PARABLE Opens Tonight At Actors' PlayhousePhoto Flash: DOUBT, A PARABLE Opens Tonight At Actors' Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play Doubt, A Parable opens tonight at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre.  (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company 2019 Gala Breaks Fundraising RecordsHuntington Theatre Company 2019 Gala Breaks Fundraising Records
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company board and staff are celebrating breaking their fundraising record at the Spotlight Spectacular gala, Monday, May 6. Held at the Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama, the gala brought in $1.3 million to support the Huntington's operations for the fiscal year, including its broad range of education and community outreach programs. (more...)

Wilma Theater Announces 2019-2020 SeasonWilma Theater Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

The Wilma Theater has announced its 2019-2020 Season, featuring a lineup of new and innovative plays from some of the most exciting emerging voices in the field of theater. The season begins with a limited run of a world premiere stage adaptation of Etel Adnan's famous poem There, which will be co-presented with FringeArts in the 2019 Fringe Festival, co-created by Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and world-renowned visual artist Rosa Barba. (more...)

Reelz Announces New Original Programming for June 2019Reelz Announces New Original Programming for June 2019
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2019

REELZ today announced new original programming for June 2019 including four new specials, a new documentary and a returning series. Kicking off the June premieres is the special Ghostbusters: Behind Closed Doors about the movie that surprised everyone and became a cultural phenomenon with its perfect mix of stars, special effects and laughs. Then entertainment journalist Nancy O'Dell hosts the special Fatal Addiction: Hollywood's Secret Epidemic focused on the opioid crisis afflicting celebrities. In the documentary Elton John: Ten Days That Rocked the remarkable days that molded the music legend's life are revealed. As a solo artist Elton John doesn't worry about a band break up but that's not the case for members of Mötley Crüe, Guns N' Roses, New Kids on the Block and the Spice Girls whose splitting up stories take center stage in fan favorite returning series Breaking the Band. Real stories behind the music continue with the special The Michael Jackson Story examining the King of Pop's meteoric rise to fame and legacy tarnished by controversy. And finally the special Farrah Fawcett: Behind Closed Doors is an intimate look at the life of the beloved star who left an everlasting mark on entertainment and culture. (more...)

Actors' Playhouse Announces Complete Cast For John Patrick Shanley's Play DOUBT, A PARABLEActors' Playhouse Announces Complete Cast For John Patrick Shanley's Play DOUBT, A PARABLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Actors' Playhouse presentS John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play Doubt, A Parable from May 15 - June 9, 2019 at the Miracle Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS) Announces Panels & SpeakersBroadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS) Announces Panels & Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

The fifth annual Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS) will feature over thirty Broadway Stage Managers and Professionals in an incredible array of panels addressing important aspects of the art and craft of stage management. As the leaders of a theatrical company, stage managers are responsible for the mounting, maintenance and running of a show. They deal with a wide variety of issues and need to be well-versed in both production processes and people skills. The BSMS provides a unique forum to engage with top professionals on numerous topics important to stage managers at all levels. (more...)

David And Betsy Epstein, Peter DuBois Honored At Huntington Theatre Company GalaDavid And Betsy Epstein, Peter DuBois Honored At Huntington Theatre Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Huntington Theatre Company Board Chairman David Epstein, Education Committee Chair Betsy Banks Epstein, and Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director Peter DuBois will be honored with the Wimberly Award at the 2019 Spotlight Spectacular on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 6pm at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. The Spotlight Spectacular co-chairs are Cokie and Lee Perry and Linda and Daniel Waintrup. (more...)

Wilbury Group Announces 2019/20 SeasonWilbury Group Announces 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Wilbury Theatre Group Artistic Director Josh Short has announced the Group's 2019/20 Season of programming. Recipient of the 2018 National Theatre Company Award from the American Theatre Wing (The Tony Awards) and one of just 4 theaters in Rhode Island operating under agreement with Actors' Equity Association, the company has put together a thrilling and diverse mix of World, Regional, and Rhode Island premieres to engage our community in the most pressing issues of today. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Presents The Tak Cs QuartetSegerstrom Center Presents The Tak Cs Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

The Tak cs Quartet returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on February 28, 2019 at 8:00pm. The ensemble, considered to be one of the world's greatest string quartets, welcomed second violinist Harumi Rhodes earlier this year following the retirement of founding member K roly Schranz. Quartet members include Edward Dusinberre and Harumi Rhodes, violins; Geraldine Walther, viola; and Andr s Fej r, cello. (more...)

Oh, Brother! Look Back on Some Famous Brotherly Pairings in TRUE WESTOh, Brother! Look Back on Some Famous Brotherly Pairings in TRUE WEST
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 24, 2019

True West is currently being revived by the Roundabout Theatre Company, starring Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano. The pair have joined a list of many famous duos who have taken on the roles of Lee and Austin in Sam Shepard's play. (more...)

Segerstrom Center Presents The Tak Cs QuartetSegerstrom Center Presents The Tak Cs Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

The Tak cs Quartet returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts on February 28, 2019 at 8:00pm. The ensemble, considered to be one of the world's greatest string quartets, welcomed second violinist Harumi Rhodes earlier this year following the retirement of founding member K roly Schranz. Quartet members include Edward Dusinberre and Harumi Rhodes, violins; Geraldine Walther, viola; and Andr s Fej r, cello. (more...)

Harrison David Rivers Named Recipient of 2018 Relentless AwardHarrison David Rivers Named Recipient of 2018 Relentless Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

The American Playwriting Foundation, established to make annual grants to new American plays, has selected Harrison David Rivers for The 2018 Relentless Award, the largest annual cash prize in American theater awarded to a play. (more...)

BWW Review: TRUE WEST, Vaudeville TheatreBWW Review: TRUE WEST, Vaudeville Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 4, 2018

When Sam Shepard's play True West made its New York debut back in 1980 it was something of a flop - since then, however, it has been recognised as an insightful piece of theatre, with the likes of John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Philip Seymour Hoffman and John C Reilly taking on the roles of Lee and Austin at one point or another in their careers. It's taken until now for the play to have its UK premiere; Matthew Dunster's production at the Vaudeville Theatre is as much a way to celebrate Shepard's career (who died last year) as it is to make a point about our ongoing need to label people as certain things. (more...)

Photo Flash: Exclusive Look at Kit Harington in TRUE WESTPhoto Flash: Exclusive Look at Kit Harington in TRUE WEST
by Roy Tan - Nov 29, 2018

Game of Thrones alum Kit Harington stars in Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST. Broadway World has an exclusive look below! (more...)

Broadway Symposium Announce 2019 DatesBroadway Symposium Announce 2019 Dates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2018

The Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS) is back for it's fifth year of sharing insights and information about stage management and Broadway. The BSMS brings together the most experienced and highly-regarded Stage Management professionals on Broadway for an immersive two-day program that offers practical insights, instruction, and inspiration for anyone interested in stage management. (more...)

Animus Theatre Company Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER MEAnimus Theatre Company Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Animus continues its fourth full theatrical season with the New York Revival of Someone Who'll Watch Over Me by Frank McGuinness. (more...)

San Jose Stage Presents BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYSan Jose Stage Presents BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

San Jose Stage continues its "Explosively Charged" Season 36 with Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Between Riverside and Crazy'. Directed by Jeffrey Lo 'Riverside' will feature renowned actor L. Peter Callender, Artistic Director of San Francisco's African-American Shakespeare Company.  This explosive comedy seemingly pulled directly from today's headlines boldly examines, with witty street-smarts and warmth, the slippery nature of justice. (more...)

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