Sean Penn News

Date of Birth: August 17, 1960 (57)
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA
Gender: Male
Ellen's Stardust Diner Showcase, Anna Nalick, Tony Clifton and More Coming Up at The IridiumEllen's Stardust Diner Showcase, Anna Nalick, Tony Clifton and More Coming Up at The Iridium
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Iridium has revealed four just-announced shows, plus its upcoming lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Kaki King Announces New Album: Live At Berklee Out 9/22Kaki King Announces New Album: Live At Berklee Out 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Renowned guitarist Kaki King is announcing her first release in over two years, and once again she delivers something completely unexpected. Kaki King Live at Berklee will be released on September 22, and is available for preorder (more...)

Artists for Peace and Justice Hosts 9th Annual Gala Event with BOVET 1822 during Toronto Film FestivalArtists for Peace and Justice Hosts 9th Annual Gala Event with BOVET 1822 during Toronto Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Festival Gala, presented by BOVET 1822, returns in 2017 at a new downtown location, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Held on September 10, the gala celebrates and awards leading cultural icons for their lifetime of service while raising vital funds for APJ's on going community development work in Haiti. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! Extends Again at The Old GlobeKen Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Old Globe today announced that due to popular demand, the exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! has now extended again, through September 10! This is the second and final extension for the hit show, which previously announced a one-week addition through September 3. The production plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets start at $45 and are on sale now. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in Star VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal HaymarketNatalie Dormer and David Oakes in Star VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

TRH Productions have released the exclusive first image of Natalie Dormer and David Oakes prior the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur which will run for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

Magic Theatre Celebrates the Life of Playwright-in-Residence Sam ShepardMagic Theatre Celebrates the Life of Playwright-in-Residence Sam Shepard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Sam Shepard passed away on Thursday, July 27 of complications from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Shepard spent a decade as playwright-in-residence at San Francisco's Magic Theatre, where he premiered his masterworks Buried Child (Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1979), True West (1980), and Fool for Love (1983, starring Ed Harris and Kathy Baker). Shepard returned to Magic in 2000 to direct the world premiere of his new work The Late Henry Moss, starring Sean Penn, Woody Harrelson, and Cheech Marin. (more...)

AVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New WebsiteAVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New Website
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

AVENUE Q, winner of the 2004 Tony Award 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, is the coming of age musical comedy which has announced a series of public appearances and the launch of its new website. (more...)

Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum Present KAKI KINGBang on a Can and The Jewish Museum Present KAKI KING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum's 2017-18 concert season, which will focus on pioneering female artists, begins on July 20 with a performance featuring the distinctive and exceptional indie-guitarist Kaki King. (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old GlobeDaniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

MOVIES THAT MATTER Film Series Concludes with 'Dead Man Walking'MOVIES THAT MATTER Film Series Concludes with 'Dead Man Walking'
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Movies that Matter with Hal Conklin Film Series comes to a close this year with a screening of the 1995 film, Dead Man Walking, on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:00pm. Following the series' theme of teaching audiences about forgiveness, loving others, and loving ourselves while providing a renewed enthusiasm for living life with compassion and grace, Dead Man Walking tells the remarkable story of a prisoner on death row who learns to accept God's love and  come out of hiding. (more...)

Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and MoreBang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Bang on a Can celebrates summer 2017, and continues its 30th anniversary landmark season, by showcasing the breadth of its adventurous curatorial vision with concerts June-September at three visual art institutions -The Noguchi Museum and the Jewish Museum in New York City, and the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA - plus a performance by the Bang on a Can All-Stars at the Lincoln Center Festival. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes Star In VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal HaymarketNatalie Dormer and David Oakes Star In VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

TRH Productions will present Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur this autumn for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. This critically-acclaimed two-hander will run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

The Crooked Jades Reunite at St. Cyprian'sThe Crooked Jades Reunite at St. Cyprian's
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Joining founders Jeff Kazor and Lisa Berman and long-time member Erik Pearson  (composer of the Crooked Jades tune featured by Sean Penn in his 2007 film "Into The Wild") will be important former members of what some now call the Crooked Jades collective. (more...)

FRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand PlaywrightsFRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Over three consecutive Sunday afternoons, and accompanied by mulled wine which will be available for purchase, three brand new plays will be presented as 'works-in-progress'. Following each performance, audiences will be invited to provide feedback and engage in discussion about the work. (more...)

Audible Releases Alien: River of PainAudible Releases Alien: River of Pain
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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FrontRow Paves the Way for Increased School Safety with Latest Smart Microphone Emergency-Readiness FeaturesFrontRow Paves the Way for Increased School Safety with Latest Smart Microphone Emergency-Readiness Features
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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HURLYBURLY Approaches Opening at Q44HURLYBURLY Approaches Opening at Q44
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Set against a back-drop of an LA apartment, 80's cocaine culture, cruelty and deceit, four Hollywood players try desperately to find meaning and connection. (more...)

US Summer Tour Dates Announced for 'Hans Zimmer Live On Tour 2017' InboxUS Summer Tour Dates Announced for 'Hans Zimmer Live On Tour 2017' Inbox
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer announced today the summer leg of his US concert experience 'Hans Zimmer Live on Tour 2017. (more...)

Comedy, Drama and All That Jazz: The Court Announces The Meridian Energy 2017/18 SeasonComedy, Drama and All That Jazz: The Court Announces The Meridian Energy 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Court Theatre has announced its new season for 2017-2018. (more...)

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