Richard Gere News

Date of Birth: August 31, 1949 (68)
Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender: Male
Elton John AIDS Foundation to Commemorate Its 25th Year and Honor Founder Sir Elton John During Annual New York Fall GalaElton John AIDS Foundation to Commemorate Its 25th Year and Honor Founder Sir Elton John During Annual New York Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. This year's gala commemorates the Foundation's 25th year and honors Founder Sir Elton John. President Bill Clinton, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Sharon Stone, and others will pay tribute to Elton John's achievements as a philanthropist and humanitarian. The legendary Aretha Franklin will be the special musical guest, along with performances by violinist Joshua Bell and Broadway's The Lion King, featuring Heather Headley. Neil Patrick Harris will host the event. (more...)

Mark St. Germain's RELATIVITY Continues Rolling Premiere in SeattleMark St. Germain's RELATIVITY Continues Rolling Premiere in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the opening of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Relativity by Mark St. Germain at Associate Member Taproot Theatre Company (Seattle, WA, September 20-October 21, 2017). (more...)

HAND IN HAND: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Announces New Celebrity Supporters and Partners for TelethonHAND IN HAND: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Announces New Celebrity Supporters and Partners for Telethon
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief today announced additional celebrity participants and corporate partners. The one-hour special, which will benefit those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, will air live and commercial free on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/7:00 p.m. CDT and re-air at 8:00 p.m. PDT on the West Coast. (more...)

Telemundo Presents HAND IN HAND to Benefit Victims of Hurricane Harvey and IrmaTelemundo Presents HAND IN HAND to Benefit Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Telemundo Network announced it has joined forces with the Red Cross to help raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Irma in Florida. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris to Host Elton John AIDS Foundation's Fall Gala; THE LION KING Cast to Perform!Neil Patrick Harris to Host Elton John AIDS Foundation's Fall Gala; THE LION KING Cast to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. This year's gala commemorates the Foundation's 25th year and honors Founder Sir Elton John. (more...)

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN: THE MUSICAL To Tour Across the UK in 2018AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN: THE MUSICAL To Tour Across the UK in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Curve have just announced the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" which will open at Curve on 6 April 2018 before playing at theatres across the UK and in Ireland including Manchester Opera House in August 2018.  (more...)

New Musical Adaptation Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN To Tour UKNew Musical Adaptation Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN To Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Curve are delighted to announce the World Premiere of 'AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL' which will open at Curve on 6 April 2018 before playing at theatres across the UK and in Ireland until 15 September 2018. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 4th, 2017: Bidding Farewell to THE GREAT COMET, NYC Broadway Week Kicks Off, and More!BWW Morning Brief September 4th, 2017: Bidding Farewell to THE GREAT COMET, NYC Broadway Week Kicks Off, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 4, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: We continue to bid farewell to THE GREAT COMET, NYC Broadway Week kicks off, and more! (more...)

The Dallas Opera to Offer Free Simulcast of Verdi's LA TRAVIATAThe Dallas Opera to Offer Free Simulcast of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Dallas Opera announces a free public simulcast at beautiful Klyde Warren Park featuring the classic romance LA TRAVIATA, by Giuseppe Verdi. The special presentation takes place in Downtown Dallas Friday, October 27, 2017 (program begins at 6:30 p.m., curtain at 7:30 p.m.). (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Announces Cast for West Coast Premiere of INCOGNITO by Nick PayneRubicon Theatre Announces Cast for West Coast Premiere of INCOGNITO by Nick Payne
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC) is pleased to announce the cast for the West Coast premiere of NICK PAYNE'S profoundly moving play INCOGNITO, directed by Ovation nominee and Indy Award-winner KATHARINE FARMER. This dazzling new drama explores what it means to be human and how memory and imagination shape our identities. (more...)

Leading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film FestivalLeading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed the hundreds of special guests and talent that will attend the Festival this September. (more...)

Patty Jenkins and Antoine Fuqua Join Lexus Short Films Season 4 Selection CommitteePatty Jenkins and Antoine Fuqua Join Lexus Short Films Season 4 Selection Committee
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

After an exciting launch in June at Tokyo Short Shorts for Season 4 of Lexus Short Films, Lexus International and The Weinstein Company have now announced Patty Jenkins, best known for directing Warner Bros. and DC Comics Wonder Woman and her debut feature Monster, and Antoine Fuqua, best known for directing the films The Magnificent Seven, The Equalizer and Training Day, to join Taylor Sheridan for the film program's selection committee. (more...)

Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.Laura Linney Will Be Honored with William Shakespeare Award in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

To acknowledge her outstanding contribution to classical theatre in America, Actress Laura Linney will be awarded the Shakespeare Theatre Company's prestigious William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award) at the Harman Center for the Arts 10th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)

Patti Smith Remembers Her Friend, Sam Shepard: 'We Were Just Ourselves'Patti Smith Remembers Her Friend, Sam Shepard: 'We Were Just Ourselves'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, playwright, actor, author, screenwriter, and director Sam Shepard has passed away. Shepard, who had been ill with ALS for some time, died peacefully on July 27 at his home in Kentucky, surrounded by his children and sisters. He was 73 years old. (more...)

Playwright, Director and Actor Sam Shepard Passes Away at 73Playwright, Director and Actor Sam Shepard Passes Away at 73
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that playwright, actor, author, screenwriter, and director Sam Shepard has passed away. He was 73 years old. (more...)

Larry Miller to Join CSC's 2017- 18 SeasonLarry Miller to Join CSC's 2017- 18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Hollywood's most recognizable face, Larry Miller headlines Centenary Stage Company's 2017 - 18 season with a special fundraiser stand up performance on Saturday, January 20 at 8 pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.  (more...)

New Edition of 'Hilarious Hebrew' Now AvailableNew Edition of 'Hilarious Hebrew' Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Tina Turner, the late Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, the bands Madness and Led Zeppelin,  actor Richard Gere and others have recently been added to the list of celebrities like actors Tom Selleck and Ben Stiller, musician Mick Jagger and former US president Barack Obama who, perhaps unknown to them, have helped learners of Hebrew around the world acquire new vocabulary. (more...)

20th Annual Maine International Film Festival to Honor Actress Lauren Hutton20th Annual Maine International Film Festival to Honor Actress Lauren Hutton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) will present its annual Mid-Life Achievement Award to actress and supermodel Lauren Hutton at a special ceremony held at the Waterville Opera House on the evening of July 20. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/12/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/12/2017
by - Jun 12, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/12/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Sierra Stages' CHICAGO, Coming to the Nevada TheatrePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Sierra Stages' CHICAGO, Coming to the Nevada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

This summer, Sierra Stages brings the excitement of the hit musical 'Chicago' to Nevada City with an all-local Nevada County production playing from July 13 through August 5 at the historic Nevada Theatre. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, 'Chicago' tells the story of Roxie Hart, a chorus girl who murders her lover. Desperate to avoid a conviction, Roxie dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago's slickest criminal lawyer, Billy Flynn, to transform her crime into a barrage of sensational headlines. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in costume! (more...)

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