Sam Mendes News

Date of Birth: August 01, 1965 (52)
Birth Place: ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Emma Rice to Bring BRIEF ENCOUNTER to UKEmma Rice to Bring BRIEF ENCOUNTER to UK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

According to the Daily Mail, director Emma Rice will soon depart the Shakespeare's Globe to bring her production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter to the Old Vic alongside producers David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers. (more...)

Simon Russell Beale Announced to Star in THE LEHMAN TRILOGYSimon Russell Beale Announced to Star in THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The Daily Mail has just announced that Simon Russell Beale is the first actor cast in Stefano Massini's The Lehman Trilogy, a three-part drama about the investment bank Lehman Brothers. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Earl Jones to Knock the Ball Out of the Park for Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES BenefitWhoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Earl Jones to Knock the Ball Out of the Park for Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a special Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees, the Tony award-winning musical comedy by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. (more...)

TCG Publishes Jez Butterworth's THE FERRYMANTCG Publishes Jez Butterworth's THE FERRYMAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth. The world premiere of the play was produced at the Royal Court Theatre in London in the spring of 2017, directed by Sam Mendes. (more...)

The Future Is Now! Meet the Full Company of TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Opening Tonight on BroadwayThe Future Is Now! Meet the Full Company of TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Oct 10, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent). The play returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1938 and opens officially tonight, October 10, 2017. This is a limited engagement through November 26, 2017 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Shortlist Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Now Open!Shortlist Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Now Open!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Today, the shortlist is announced for the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, celebrating the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. CLICK HERE TO VOTE! (more...)

AN OCTOROON and More Join National Theatre's 2018 Lineup of Shows, Tours, Premieres and MoreAN OCTOROON and More Join National Theatre's 2018 Lineup of Shows, Tours, Premieres and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Find out what coming to National Theatre! (more...)

Sing Out, Louise! NY Public Library's Charles Morrow on GYPSYSing Out, Louise! NY Public Library's Charles Morrow on GYPSY
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Sep 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Charles Morrow, Cataloger of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on: 'Sing out, Louise!' (more...)

Sam Mendes to Direct Lehman Brothers Saga THE LEHMAN TRILOGY for National TheatreSam Mendes to Direct Lehman Brothers Saga THE LEHMAN TRILOGY for National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Daily Mail has reported that Sam Mendes will direct Stefano Massini's three-part drama about the investment bank Lehman Brothers. (more...)

Will Sam Mendes Acclaimed Production of THE FERRYMAN Transfer to Broadway?Will Sam Mendes Acclaimed Production of THE FERRYMAN Transfer to Broadway?
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 28, 2017

The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye has just reported that Sam Mendes production of Jez Butterworth's acclaimed play, The Ferryman is currently looking into a Broadway transfer for 2018. (more...)

Ring in the New Year with CABARET at the Hanover TheatreRing in the New Year with CABARET at the Hanover Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall's Cabaret is now on sale for its run at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, playing Thursday, December 28 through New Year's Eve, Sunday, December 31. (more...)

CABARET Opening Soon at Long Beach PlayhouseCABARET Opening Soon at Long Beach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

On October 14, the Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre closes its 2017 season with the musical Cabaret. When Cabaret debuted in 1966, it was sexually provocative and edgy for the time. By 1998, the bar had moved up what was considered provocative and edgy. The play was due for an update. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith CenterTickets on Sale Next Week for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Sept. 29. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, SUMMER Cast Announced, and More! (more...)

Get Your Golden Ticket! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces New Block of Tickets On Sale Through September 2018Get Your Golden Ticket! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces New Block of Tickets On Sale Through September 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Producers Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures (Mark Kaufman), Langley Park Productions (Kevin McCormick) and Neal Street Productions (Sam Mendes, Caro Newling) announced today a new block of tickets on sale for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE LITTLE THINGS YOU DO TOGETHERJohn Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE LITTLE THINGS YOU DO TOGETHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage to Caf Carlyle with an all-new show, The Little Things You Do Together, November 7-18. (more...)

Swamp Studios Presents NIGHT AT THE BOMBAY ROXY at Barkers BuildingSwamp Studios Presents NIGHT AT THE BOMBAY ROXY at Barkers Building
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Enter the decadent world of the Bombay Roxy, where the jazz is 'hot' and the atmosphere is heady (more...)

Jessica Molaskey to Sing PORTRAITS OF JONI at BirdlandJessica Molaskey to Sing PORTRAITS OF JONI at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Jessica Molaskey, the acclaimed actress and singer, will present the concert Portraits of Joni - to celebrate the new album from Ghostlight Deluxe - at Birdland Jazz Club (315 West 44th Street in New York) on Monday, September 18 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Zurich Film Festival to Honor Jake Gyllenhaal with Golden Eye AwardZurich Film Festival to Honor Jake Gyllenhaal with Golden Eye Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Zurich Film Festival is delighted to honour Academy AwardŽ-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal with their prestigious Golden Eye Award at this year's Festival. Gyllenhaal will be in Zurich to present STRONGER as a Gala Premiere on Tuesday, October 3rd. (more...)

Confirmed: Bernadette Peters Will Be Broadway's Next 'Dolly'Confirmed: Bernadette Peters Will Be Broadway's Next 'Dolly'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that the legendary two-time Tony Award-winning Bernadette Peters, capping a 60-years-long career of triumph after triumph as 'the most accomplished musical comedy star of her generation' (The Washington Post), will take on the title role in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly! (more...)

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