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Date of Birth: August 18, 1933 (86)

Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE
Robert Towne and David Fincher Will Write the Script for CHINATOWN Prequel Series Robert Towne and David Fincher Will Write the Script for CHINATOWN Prequel Series
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Deadline reports that David Fincher and Robert Towne will write the script for a prequel to 'Chinatown,' the iconic 1974 film. (more...)

Betty Buckley Returns To Café Carlyle in March 2020 Betty Buckley Returns To Café Carlyle in March 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Legendary, multi-award winning actress/singer Betty Buckley returns to Café Carlyle, March 10 a?" 21. Her career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world. She's received a sea of accolades including a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. She's a 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee, and the 2017 recipient of the Julie Harris Award from The Actor's Fund for Artistic Achievement. Betty Buckley just completed a national tour of the new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! produced by Scott Rudin. (more...)

BWW Review: ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT'S (STILL) ASKING FOR IT Takes Risks at Joe's Pub BWW Review: ADRIENNE TRUSCOTT'S (STILL) ASKING FOR IT Takes Risks at Joe's Pub
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 3, 2019

The daring, cutting edge performance artist is back at Joe's Pub with a sequel to her 2013 rape culture show Asking For It. (more...)

JOKER Wins Top Prize at Venice Film Festival; Full List! JOKER Wins Top Prize at Venice Film Festival; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2019

The 76th Venice Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday night, and the awards were given out. Taking the top Golden Lion prize was Todd Phillips' film Joker, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

Betty Buckley Opens Segerstrom Center's 2019-2020 Cabaret Series Betty Buckley Opens Segerstrom Center's 2019-2020 Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Segerstrom Center for the Arts proudly presents Tony Award winner Betty Buckley October 17 a?" 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Samueli Theater. Following her star turn as Dolly Levi in the hit National Tour of Hello, Dolly! Buckley returns to the Center headlining the opening of the 2019-2020 Cabaret Series. Buckley is one of theater's most respected and legendary leading ladies with an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe. Accompanied by pianist and music director Christian Jacob, Buckley is joined by a quartet of musicians for three intimate evenings of cabaret which will include selections from her newest release Hope, and her acclaimed double album Story Songs, part of which was recorded at the Samueli Theater. Said Playbill, a?oeBuckley tears at the heart like few others can, offering stories in song that are not only entrancing, but wholly worth repeating.a?? (more...)

New Venue Potemkin Theatre Launches In East London New Venue Potemkin Theatre Launches In East London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Winner of the 2019 Antepavilion Architecture Prize 2019, London's brand new Potemkin Theatre announces its late-summer programme of fresh, forward-looking performance and audience-focused events. Bringing together opera, family-friendly theatre, new writing for the stage, expert architectural talks and an innovative two-day symposium, the programme makes the very most of its waterside location and encourages audiences to enjoy the remaining late-summer evenings. Opening with a performance from Shadwell Opera, the programme draws to a close almost a month later with a weekend symposium focusing on the future of immersive theatre and design that involves, among other guests, members of the renowned PunchDrunk team. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD? Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2019

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood officially hit theaters on July 26, 2019. (more...)

Jewish Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET to Make World Premiere Jewish Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET to Make World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

ROMEO and JULIET coming Off-Broadway in a World Premiere Jewish adaptation this June 2019 at the Center for Jewish History (15 west 16th Street New York NY 10011). Adapted and directed by David Serero, who is also starring as Romeo, this unique production. One family is Sephardic and the other one is Ashkenazi, featuring classic Ladinos and Yiddish songs as well as some others surprises... (more...)

ABC News to Present the Special, MANSON GIRLS ABC News to Present the Special, MANSON GIRLS
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Two young women, while still in their teens, fell in love with Charles Manson and became part of his group of devoted followers. Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme and Dianne Lake describe in revelatory detail the journeys that led each of them to join the so-called “Manson Family.” (more...)

Roman Polanski Files Lawsuit Against Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Roman Polanski Files Lawsuit Against Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
by Movies News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

A year after being expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for statutory rape, director Roman Polanski and his lawyers have filed a lawsuit against the voting body. (more...)

BWW Review: DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES at Theater des Westens, Berlin BWW Review: DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES at Theater des Westens, Berlin
by Helge Arnoldt - Apr 1, 2019

Whenever one of my US friends asks me about a successful German musical, it is for sure "Dance of the Vampires" that comes immediately to my mind. It was Jim Steinman (music) and Michael Kunze (lyrics) created the musical adaption of Roman Polanski's film from 1967. The show premiered in 1997, and has been running - with some short breaks - in Germany and Austria ever since. (more...)

Karl Marx Arrives in Los Angeles In MARX IN SOHO Karl Marx Arrives in Los Angeles In MARX IN SOHO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

In Los Angeles, a $4,000,000 car roaring past hungry, homeless people is not a rare sight - for most people, it is simply a fact of life. We are a society in which the dichotomy of ultra-wealthy and absolutely-destitute is accepted, even to the brink of resenting poor and idolizing rich. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater presents Nantucket Sleigh Ride, a new play by John Guare. Nantucket Sleigh Ride, directed by Jerry Zaks, which opened last night, March 18 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).  (more...)

BWW Review: John Larroquette Takes The Mad Excursion of John Guare's NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE BWW Review: John Larroquette Takes The Mad Excursion of John Guare's NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE
by Michael Dale - Mar 19, 2019

Sturdy, richly-voiced and subtly droll, John Larroquette is one of those actors with a wonderful talent for creating enormously funny moments by taking in the madness surrounding him and cutting it down with a look or an utterance. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of John Larroquette, Will Swenson & More in NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE BWW TV: Watch Highlights of John Larroquette, Will Swenson & More in NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater presents Nantucket Sleigh Ride, a new play by John Guare. Nantucket Sleigh Ride, directed by Jerry Zaks, opening tonight, March 18 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lincoln Center Theater's NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE Photo Flash: First Look at Lincoln Center Theater's NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater presents NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE, a new play by John Guare. NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE, directed by Jerry Zaks, beginning performances Thursday, February 21 and open Monday, March 18 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

CONCERT OF MARK SEIBERT Comes to Theatre Of Musical Comedy 2/24 CONCERT OF MARK SEIBERT Comes to Theatre Of Musical Comedy 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

CONCERT OF Mark Seibert is coming to Russia at the Theatre of Musical Comedy on February 24th, 2019. (more...)

CONCERT OF MARK SEIBERT Comes to Theatre Of Musical Comedy 2/24 CONCERT OF MARK SEIBERT Comes to Theatre Of Musical Comedy 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

CONCERT OF MARK SEIBERT is coming to Russia at the Theatre of Musical Comedy on February 24th, 2019. (more...)

Edgar Wright to Direct Psychological Horror Film Edgar Wright to Direct Psychological Horror Film
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

British director Edgar Wright, in an interview with Empire magazine, revealed that he's prepping a psychological horror-thriller. (more...)

Interactive Timeline: Big BroadwayWorld Happy Birthday Wishes to Michael Crawford Interactive Timeline: Big BroadwayWorld Happy Birthday Wishes to Michael Crawford
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld is joining the chorus today of those wishing Michael Crawford a happy Birthday by featuring an interactive timeline of the star's career - that's featured on his web site. Responsible for (amongst other things) inspiring this very web site, created by Robert Diamond in 2003, take a look back through his multi-decade career below! (more...)

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