Philip Seymour Hoffman News

 
Date Of Birth:
July 23, 1967 (52)
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 (52)

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)
Animus Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME By Frank McGuinnessAnimus Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME By Frank McGuinness
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), an ensemble of young, dynamic artists exploring the resilience of the human spirit through new and under-represented works, continues their fourth full season with Frank McGuinness' gripping drama about ideologies held hostage, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, directed by the acclaimed theatre professional, Alan Langdon. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at COST OF LIVING at Fountain TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at COST OF LIVING at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2018

Achingly human, and surprisingly funny! TheFountain Theatre presents the West Coast premiere of Cost of Living, the 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Martyna Majok. John Vreeke directs for a Nov. 2 opening, with performances continuing through Dec.16. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Stage and Screen Star Daphne Rubin-VegaExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Stage and Screen Star Daphne Rubin-Vega
by Behind the Curtain - Oct 29, 2018

In one of their most inspiring interviews to date, Behind the Curtain sits down with one of Broadway's most respected artists, Daphne Rubin-Vega, to discuss not only her career in such shows as Rent, Miss You Like Hell, A Streetcar Named Desire, Les Miserables, and more, but to spotlight the role of diversity and politics in the creation of art. (more...)

Animus Theatre Company Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER MEAnimus Theatre Company Revives SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

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

Animus Theatre Company Presents SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER MEAnimus Theatre Company Presents SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Animus Theatre Company (Jonathan Judge-Russo, Founding Artistic Director), an ensemble of young, dynamic artists exploring the resilience of the human spirit through new and under-represented works, continues their fourth full season with Frank McGuinness' gripping drama about ideologies held hostage, Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, directed by the acclaimed theatre professional, Alan Langdon. (more...)

THE BIG LEBOWSKI Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Limited Edition 4K Gift SetTHE BIG LEBOWSKI Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Limited Edition 4K Gift Set
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Get ready for a laugh in the cult-classic comedy that has captured everyone's hearts when The Big Lebowski 20th Anniversary Limited Edition debuts for the first time ever on 4K Ultra Combo Pack that also includes Blu-ray and Digital via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on October 16, 2018, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Fans can relive the hilariously freewheeling plot of one of the most beloved films of all-time with the twisted crime-comedy starring Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart, True Grit), John Goodman (10 Cloverfield Lane, Argo), Julianne Moore (The Hours, Still Alice), Steve Buscemi (Fargo, Ghost World), Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master, Capote) and John Turturro (Barton Fink, Fading Gigolo). The Big Lebowski 20th Anniversary Limited Edition is the perfect gift for any fan and the exclusive set includes a collectible bag, bowling ball pencil holder, polishing cloth and sweater packaging offering an experience like no other to look back on the cultural phenomenon of The Dude in the “#1 cult film of all time” (The Boston Globe).   (more...)

Four Award Winning Short Films Make Austin Premiere In The Austin Revolution Film FestivalFour Award Winning Short Films Make Austin Premiere In The Austin Revolution Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2018

Four short films will make their Austin premiere playing Today, September 22 at 9:00 am in the Austin Revolution Film Festival. (more...)

Wasatch Theatre Company Presents YOU GOT OLDERWasatch Theatre Company Presents YOU GOT OLDER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Wasatch Theatre Company proudly presents the regional premiere of Clare Barron's You Got Older, a quirky dark comedy about a young woman following the thorny path to adulthood - right over a cliff. (more...)

Soho Rep Announces 2018-19 SeasonSoho Rep Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Soho Rep. announces its 2018-2019 season, with two world premieres that demonstrate the small but flexible space's 'indispensible' (New York Magazine) presence as 'a 70-seat house filled with big ideas' (Hilton Als, The New Yorker). Through singular and irreverent stylistic approaches, Kate Tarker's Thunderbodies,directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (October 16-November 18, 2018), and Christopher Chen's Passage, directed by Saheem Ali (April 23-May 26, 2019),interrogate the staggering ramifications of U.S and global imperialism. (more...)

Scott Rudin and A24 Team Up to Adapt Aleshea Harris' Play IS GOD ISScott Rudin and A24 Team Up to Adapt Aleshea Harris' Play IS GOD IS
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Aleshea Harris' award winning play, Is God Is will be adapted for the screen by Scott Rudin and A24, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Harris will adapt her own work for the screen. (more...)

BWW Interview: Portia's No SWEAT on Strong Roles, Nottage & RashadBWW Interview: Portia's No SWEAT on Strong Roles, Nottage & Rashad
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2018

Playwright Lynn Nottage's 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning SWEAT, her raw take on the intertwining issues affecting a close-knit group of Reading, Pennsylvania townsfolk, has just opened at the Mark Taper Forum. Portraying Cynthia, the inescapable lightning rod in SWEAT's volatile scenario, Nottage stalwart Portia brings a human face to a multiple of 'faceless' generalized preconceptions. Portia gave us her thoughts on working with Lynn Nottage, Phylicia Rashad and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DANCE NATION at the Almeida TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at DANCE NATION at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and The Relentless Award, Clare Barron's explosive new play Dance Nation makes its UK debut in summer 2018, directed by Bijan Sheibani. Get a first look in the photos below! (more...)

Four Award Winning Short Films Make Austin Premiere In The Austin Revolution Film FestivalFour Award Winning Short Films Make Austin Premiere In The Austin Revolution Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Four short films will make their Austin premiere playing Saturday, September 22 at 9:00 am in the Austin Revolution Film Festival. (more...)

Theatre503 And Helen Milne Productions Present The World Premiere Of THE ART OF GAMANTheatre503 And Helen Milne Productions Present The World Premiere Of THE ART OF GAMAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Theatre503 and Helen Milne Productions present Dipika Guha's The Art of Gaman, shortlisted for the American Playwriting Foundation's prestigious Relentless Award. (more...)

Wasatch Theatre Company Presents YOU GOT OLDERWasatch Theatre Company Presents YOU GOT OLDER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Wasatch Theatre Company proudly presents the regional premiere of Clare Barron's You Got Older, a quirky dark comedy about a young woman following the thorny path to adulthood - right over a cliff. (more...)

BWW Review: TRUE WEST: Sam Shepard's Classic Tale of Sibling RivalryBWW Review: TRUE WEST: Sam Shepard's Classic Tale of Sibling Rivalry
by Nancy Grossman - Aug 21, 2018

TRUE WEST is a dark, yet humorous play by the late Sam Shepard, one of America's foremost playwrights. Joe Short directs a stellar cast of Nael Nacer, Alexander Platt, Mark Cohen, and Marya Lowry in a story of family dysfunction, dramatic conflict, and sibling rivalry, set in a Southern California suburb where Hollywood and the Mojave Desert compete to influence the lives of a pair of brothers. (more...)

IS GOD IS Opens September 21 At Mixed Blood TheatreIS GOD IS Opens September 21 At Mixed Blood Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Mixed Blood is the only regional theater in America producing, in the playwright's words, this "nuanced exploration of Black female anger."  IS GOD IS "explores the taboo of black female anger and the complexity of survival. It's terrifyingly funny and absurdly violent. It's about love and loyalty sisterhood and rivalry," says director Nataki Garrett. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage to Present BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZYSpeakEasy Stage to Present BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

From September 14 to October 13, 2018, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the New England premiere of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning play BETWEEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST Comes to Gloucester StagePhoto Flash: Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST Comes to Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 39th season of professional theater with Sam Shepard's modern American classic, True West from August 17 through September 8 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Directed by Joe Short, True West explores the explosive conflict between two brothers: Austin, the successful family man; and Lee, the nomadic drifter and petty thief.  (more...)

Adjusted Realists Will Present A Public Reading of SPA PLAYAdjusted Realists Will Present A Public Reading of SPA PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Adjusted Realists will present a public reading of Spa Play ,a new play by Relentless Award winner Gracie Gardner on Wednesday, August 8th at 8pm in the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street at 10th Avenue). The reading will be directed by Will Taylor and the cast features Dominique Brillion and Brian Miskell (Peace For Mary Frances). (more...)

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