Date of Birth: November 01, 1930 (89)

Birth Place: Buffalo, NY, USA
VIDEO: On This Day, January 28- Happy Birthday, Alan Alda!VIDEO: On This Day, January 28- Happy Birthday, Alan Alda!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Alan Alda is best known for playing Hawkeye Pierce and writing many of the episodes on the classic TV series M*A*S*H, the final episode of which was seen by more than 105 million people, still a record audience. (more...)

BWW TV: North Carolina Theatre's LOVE LETTERSBWW TV: North Carolina Theatre's LOVE LETTERS
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 12, 2018

From January 12th-21st, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. I recently had the great pleasure of stopping by rehearsal to interview the stars of this production, two-time Emmy nominee Sandy Duncan and Ira David Wood III. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does Jeff Daniels Make It Through the Brutality of BLACKBIRD? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2016

Jeff Daniels has done it all. The actor is well known for his performances on TV and the big screen as well as his work as a musician and playwright. This season he has picked up his second Tony nomination (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play) for his portrayal of Ray in BLACKBIRD, opposite Michelle WIlliams. Below watch as Daniels admits that the news might make playing the brutal role every night a little less difficult. (more...)

Stage Tube: Fan & Friends to Present THE KINDNESS PROJECT at Flamboyan Theater
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2016

Fan & Friends presents THE KINDNESS PROJECT, a work-in-progress presentation by Mabou Mines' 2015-2016 Resident Artist Chongren Fan, at the Flamboyan Theater at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center (107 Suffolk St, New York, New York 10002), on Thursday, June 2nd at 5:30pm and Friday, June 3rd at 8:30pm. Check out the video preview from rehearsal below. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: From BLACKBIRD to THE NEWSROOM - Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Shares Advice for Actors!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2016

It's undeniable that Jeff Daniels' career has been a varied one. From his Emmy-winning role on Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM to one half of the comedy duo behind DUMB AND DUMBER, the stage and screen star has proven his versatility time and time again. Now he's back on Broadway in a role that has proven to be his most grueling yet. (more...)

BWW TV: What's On at Barrington Stage Company This Summer? Will Swenson, Scarlett Strallen & More Preview the Season!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2016

Some of the casts just previewed the season at Feinsetin's/54 Below and BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from inside the special event below! (more...)

Who Was Lucille Lortel and Why Is There An Award Named For Her?
by Michael Dale - Mar 31, 2016

With a career spanning seventy years in the theatre, Lucille Lortel's life mission was to help nurture emerging innovative playwrights. (more...)

VIDEO: The Bats Are Looking Vicious For Adam Rapp's WOLF IN THE RIVER
by Michael Dale - Mar 3, 2016

Rapp directs his newest play with a cast from The Flea's resident acting company, The Bats. (more...)

VIDEO: Carol Burnett Talks Upcoming SAG Honor: 'I Was Absolutely Gobsmacked'
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Entertainment icon Carol Burnett stopped by CBS's THE TALK to chat about her upcoming SAG Life Achievement Award honor, with Carol saying, 'when I heard about it… I was absolutely gobsmacked. I'm thrilled.' (more...)

VIDEO: Becoming SYLVIA, An Inside Look At Annaleigh Ashford's Physicality Coachings
by Michael Dale - Dec 7, 2015

How the Tony-winner trained to perfect the realistic physicality needed to play Matthew Broderick's four-legged friend. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Matthew Broderick Stars in New Drama THE AMERICAN SIDE
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The new film THE AMERICAN SIDE is set to hit theaters in liminted release in the spring of 2016. The film stars Matthew Broderick, Alicja Bachleda, Camilla Belle, Robert Forster, Greg Stuhr, , Janeane Garofalo and Robert Vaughn. (more...)

VIDEO: SYLVIA's Annaleigh Ashford Proves She's Good With Dogs at Bideawee
by Michael Dale - Nov 13, 2015

The Tony-winner shows she can not only play a dog, she can train one as well. (more...)

VIDEO: In Performance: Matthew Broderick & Annaleigh Ashford in Scene from SYLVIA
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2015

This week's New York Times In Performance video features Tony Award-winning actors Matthew Broderick and Annaleigh Ashford in a scene from A. R. Gurney's comedy SYLVIA (more...)

BWW TV: Doggone It! Chatting with the Company of SYLVIA on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 28, 2015

It was 20 years ago when Sarah Jessica Parker starred Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurney's off-beat comedy about a man and his dog, SYLVIA. Just last night her hubby Matthew Broderick had the honor of opening in SYLVIA on Broadway, joined by Annaleigh Ashford as Sylvia, with Julie White and Robert Sella. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the after party to chat with the company after the curtain went down. Find out what they had to say about opening night below! (more...)

BWW TV: It's All Puppy Love on the SYLVIA Red Carpet; Find Out Why Broadway's Best Loves Their Pooches!
by TV - Red Carpets - Oct 28, 2015

It was 20 years ago when Sarah Jessica Parker starred Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurney's off-beat comedy about a man and his dog, SYLVIA. Just last night her hubby Matthew Broderick had the honor of opening in SYLVIA on Broadway, joined by Annaleigh Ashford as Sylvia, with Julie White and Robert Sella. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet for the big night to chat with the celebrity guests about the show, and more importantly, whether they are dog-people or cat-people. Find out what Sarah Jessica Parker, Nathan  Lane, Jerry Mitchell and more had to say below! (more...)

VIDEO: SYLVIA's Matthew Broderick Talks 'Ferris Bueller' Sequel & More on Bravo
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

SYLVIA's Matthew Broderick stopped by the WATCH WHAT HAPPENS clubhouse last night and was asked to name the 'bitchiest' thing about wife Sarah Jessica Parker. (more...)

VIDEO: Matthew Broderick Chats Starring in Broadway's SYLVIA on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Matthew Broderick stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to chat about starring in the revival of A.R. Gurney's play SYLVIA, now running for a limited engagement on Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: SYLVIA Celebrates National Dog Week At Central Park
by Michael Dale - Sep 26, 2015

Sound designer Thomas Morse needed to pick up sounds of dogs playing in Central Park, so what better time than National Dog Week? (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Goes to the Dogs! Meet the Company of SYLVIA
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 15, 2015

From Tony Award-winning director Daniel Sullivan (PROOF, GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS) and two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee A. R. Gurney (THE DINING ROOM, LOVE LETTERS), Sylvia stars a brilliant cast of acclaimed comedians: Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick, Tony winner Julie White, Robert Sella, and fresh from her Tony-winning performance in You Can't Take It with You,Annaleigh Ashford as Broadway's friskiest new heroine. BroadwyWorld invites you to meet the cast below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal in the National Tour of LOVE LETTERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 3, 2015

Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal star in the national tour of LOVE LETTERS, celebrated playwright A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances. Following a critically acclaimed Broadway run, Gregory Mosher's production just wrapped up an exclusive Florida engagement at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

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