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)
INGRID, AN AFFAIR REMAINS and FALLING SOUTH Play The Rhode Island International Film FestivalINGRID, AN AFFAIR REMAINS and FALLING SOUTH Play The Rhode Island International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Marlyn Mason and filmmaker Lorraine Portman will be in attendance at The Rhode Island International Film Festival. Their short film FALLING SOUTH plays Wednesday evening August 8that 6:00 pm with award winning documentary film INGRID and another short film starring Marlyn Mason, AN AFFAIR REMAINS. RIFF represents the New England premiere for FALLING SOUTH and the world premiere for AN AFFAIR REMAINS. (more...)

Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For The UK Premiere Of DANCE NATIONAlmeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For The UK Premiere Of DANCE NATION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Somewhere in America, a revolution is coming. An army of competitive dancers is ready to take over the world, one routine at a time. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ethan Hawke, Chloë Sevigny And More Celebrate At The Relentless Award CeremonyPhoto Flash: Ethan Hawke, Chloë Sevigny And More Celebrate At The Relentless Award Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

The 2017 Relentless Award, in honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman, was presented Monday evening, June 25, 2018, to Gracie Gardner for her play Pussy Sludge. (more...)

Starz Renews VIDA For Second SeasonStarz Renews VIDA For Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Starz has decided to renew VIDA for a second season. No date has yet been announced for the series return. Read more about the news from The Hollywood Reporter here! (more...)

FALLING SOUTH Makes TN Premiere In The Nashville Film FestivalFALLING SOUTH Makes TN Premiere In The Nashville Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Lorraine Portman, winner of The Paul Schrader Best Screenplay Award and Lois Weber Legacy Award honoree, will bring her award winning film FALLING SOUTH to The Nashville Film Festival for a Tennessee premiere. (more...)

LAByrinth Theater Company Presents World Premiere Of DEVIL OF CHOICELAByrinth Theater Company Presents World Premiere Of DEVIL OF CHOICE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

LAByrinth Theater Company (Artistic Director John Ortiz) recently announced that they will present the World Premiere of Devil of Choice by LAB Member Maggie Bofill (Winners, Drawn and Quartered). They are thrilled for performances to begin Wednesday, May 23, and will run through Saturday, June 9, 2018, at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, New York, NY 10014). An official opening night has been set for Monday, May 28, 2018. Tickets are available for $20 each and can be purchased online at www.labtheater.org/shows-and-events (more...)

True Story Of Playwright Arthur Miller's Secret Son Is Told In FALLTrue Story Of Playwright Arthur Miller's Secret Son Is Told In FALL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Fall, which tells the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller's secret son Daniel, his child with third wife, Inge Morath. Born with Down syndrome, Daniel was institutionalized, and his existence was never acknowledged by his parents. Written by playwright and renowned journalist Bernard Weinraub (The Accomplices, Above the Fold), and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, Fall runs May 18 - June 16, 2018 at the Huntington's Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. (more...)

Kwame Kwei-Armah Announces First Season As Artistic Director At Young VicKwame Kwei-Armah Announces First Season As Artistic Director At Young Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Kwame Kwei-Armah has announced his first season as artistic director at Young Vic. (more...)

Peterborough Players to Screen Award Winning Film CAPOTEPeterborough Players to Screen Award Winning Film CAPOTE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

On Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30pm, the Peterborough Players, in partnership with the Peterborough Community Theatre, present a special screening of the award-winning film, CAPOTE starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman (Truman Capote) and Catherine Keener (Harper Lee), at the Peterborough Community Theatre. (more...)

HOME To Stage The Northern Premiere Of JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAINHOME To Stage The Northern Premiere Of JESUS HOPPED THE A TRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

HOME announces the Northern Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning, acclaimed American playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis' Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train. Directed by Jake Murray, who makes a welcome return to his hometown of Manchester with his very own Elysium Theatre Company, this production marks the play's regional premiere and the first time Guirgis has been performed in Manchester. (more...)

The Public Theater Extends KINGS Through April 1The Public Theater Extends KINGS Through April 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today a one-week extension for the world premiere of KINGS, written by Sarah Burgess and directed by Thomas Kail. Part of The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR, KINGS officially opens on Tuesday, February 20 and will now run an additional week through Sunday, April 1. (more...)

Previews Start Tonight For Obie/Drama Desk Winner Deirdre O'Connell In TERMINUS At Next Door At NYTWPreviews Start Tonight For Obie/Drama Desk Winner Deirdre O'Connell In TERMINUS At Next Door At NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Monk Parrots announce casting for their New York premiere of Gabriel Jason Dean's (Princeton Hodder Fellow, Dramatist's Guild Fellowship, Broadway Blacklist) critically acclaimed play TERMINUS, directed by Lucie Tiberghien (The Other Thing, Don't Go Gentle, Soldier X, Hoodoo Love, The Pavilion). TERMINUS runs from February 17 - March 10, 2018 in a limited engagement at NEXT DOOR at NYTW, located at 83 East 4th Street between Bowery and 2nd Avenue in New York City. Previews begin February 17 for a February 20 opening. (more...)

BWW Interview: ACTOR DANIEL GREERBWW Interview: ACTOR DANIEL GREER
by Mark C. Lloyd - Feb 16, 2018

BWW Interview: ACTOR DANIEL GREER (more...)

Orlando Shakes' Artistic Director Jim Helsinger Wins Prestigious Sidney Berger Fund and AwardOrlando Shakes' Artistic Director Jim Helsinger Wins Prestigious Sidney Berger Fund and Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Jim Helsinger, artistic director of the Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF, was awarded the Sidney Berger Fund & Award at the Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA) Annual Conference on Saturday, January 20, 2019. The Sidney Berger Fund & Award was created through a generous contribution by the family of Sidney Berger. Berger was a founding member of STA and former Artistic Director of Houston Shakespeare Festival. The award is dedicated to provide the basis for an annual cash award to a STA member artistic director in recognition of her or his outstanding talent and dedication to the works of William Shakespeare. Previous winners include Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company's Artistic Director Lisa Wolpe and the American Shakespeare Center's Director of Education Sarah Enloe. (more...)

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opens at Artists Rep, 3/4BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opens at Artists Rep, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Artists Rep presents the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner Between Riverside and Crazy, by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The play is directed by Adriana Baer and runs from March 4 through April 1 on the theatre's Alder Stage. (more...)

Australian Theatre Company Hosts 6-Day Workshop with John Patrick ShanleyAustralian Theatre Company Hosts 6-Day Workshop with John Patrick Shanley
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

L.A.'s Australian Theatre Company is excited to host a six-day workshop with Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award and Academy Award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanleyat the Skylight Theatre beginning March 12. (more...)

WP THEATER Announces 2018 PIPELINE FESTIVAL LineupWP THEATER Announces 2018 PIPELINE FESTIVAL Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, is thrilled to announce the lineup for the second biennial Pipeline Festival, showcasing the work of the celebrated WP Lab residency for playwrights, directors and producers from March 29 - April 28 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway & 76th Street.) (more...)

Broadway Symposium Panel Topics & Speakers AnnouncedBroadway Symposium Panel Topics & Speakers Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The fourth annual Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS) will feature an incredible line up of Broadway's top stage managers in panels that address some of today's most important issues in the theatre industry. (more...)

Soho Rep. Extends Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS Through March 25Soho Rep. Extends Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS Through March 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar by two weeks, through March 25. In this play, which dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates, twin sisters Anaia (Alfie Fuller) and Racine (Dame-Jasmine Hughes) undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs. (more...)

Video Flashback: Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Philip Seymour HoffmanVideo Flashback: Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 2, 2018

Today we celebrate the life and career of actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away on this day in 2014. Beloved by audiences, and colleagues, Hoffman's death shook the artistic community. For his numerous contributions to the theatre, theatre owners dimmed the lights on Broadway in his memory.  (more...)

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