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Bill Irwin

 
Birth Place:
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Bio:
Bill Irwin is an actor, director, writer, and clown. His original works include The Regard of Flight, Largely New York, Fool Moon, Old Hats, and others. His theatre credits include Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?; Waiting for Godot; Endgame; and On Beckett. Television ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: April 11, 1950 (72)

Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA

Bio:
Bill Irwin is an actor, director, writer, and clown. His original works include The Regard of Flight, Largely New York, Fool Moon, Old Hats, and others. His theatre credits include Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?; Waiting for Godot; Endgame; and On Beckett. Television ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Deneé Benton & More in THE GILDED AGE Trailer VideoVIDEO: Audra McDonald, Deneé Benton & More in THE GILDED AGE Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

The star-studded cast of the new series includes Carrie Coon, Denée Benton, Cynthia Nixon, Christine Baranski, Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O'Hara, Patrick Page, Taylor Richardson, and Douglas Sills.

VIDEO: André De Shields Appears on Tomorrow's Brand New LAW & ORDER: SVU VideoVIDEO: André De Shields Appears on Tomorrow's Brand New LAW & ORDER: SVU
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2021

In the episode, Rollins must revisit an old case when a child sent to juvenile detention is released after his 18th birthday. 

VIDEO: Christopher Fitzgerald and Bill Irwin Star in 10 Minute Play IN-ZOOM VideoVIDEO: Christopher Fitzgerald and Bill Irwin Star in 10 Minute Play IN-ZOOM
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2020

The Old Globe recently presented the world premiere of a 10-minute play created by Bill Irwin: In-Zoom, featuring Irwin and Broadway veteran Christopher Fitzgerald.

Broadway Rewind: HAIR Lets the Sun Shine In Again in 2009! VideoBroadway Rewind: HAIR Lets the Sun Shine In Again in 2009!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2020

In 2009, four decades after it originally rocked the world, Hair returned under the direction of Diane Paulus. The production, which started at the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park the previous summer, opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theater on March 31, 2009. The cast included some of Broadway's best, including Cassie Levy, Will Swenson, Sasha Allen, Allison Case, Kacie Sheik, Bryce Ryness, Jay Armstrong Johnson and future Tony winner, Gavin Creel.

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Performs Dramatic Reading of a Playbill VideoVIDEO: Nathan Lane Performs Dramatic Reading of a Playbill
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2019

On last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Nathan Lane stopped by to do a dramatic reading of  the more mundane parts of the Playbill for his show 'Gary: A Sequel To Titus Andronicus.'

BWW TV: George C. Wolfe Leads The Tony-Nominated Designers Of GARY In A Roundtable Di VideoBWW TV: George C. Wolfe Leads The Tony-Nominated Designers Of GARY In A Roundtable Discussion
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2019

GARY director George C. Wolfe leads veteran Broadway artists (and Tony nominees!) Ann Roth, Santo Loquasto, Peggy Eisenhauer and Jules Fisher in an in-depth roundtable chat

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Describes GARY as GAME OF THRONES Meets TIDYING UP WITH MARIE COND VideoVIDEO: Nathan Lane Describes GARY as GAME OF THRONES Meets TIDYING UP WITH MARIE CONDO
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2019

Nathan Lane stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about his new Broadway play, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus. Lane describes the play to Fallon, telling him, 'What Taylor Mac has done is taken three minor characters from 'Titus' and put them in their own show.'

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of GARY on Broadway VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of GARY on Broadway
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 22, 2019

Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus officially opened on Broadway just last night, April 21, 2019. Starring three-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen, and Tony Award winner Julie White, Gary is directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe. Featuring original music by Danny Elfman, and movement by Bill Irwin, Gary is set just after the blood-soaked conclusion of William Shakespeare's first tragedy, Titus Andronicus.

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Reveals the Worst Review He's Ever Gotten VideoVIDEO: Nathan Lane Reveals the Worst Review He's Ever Gotten
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2019

Nathan Lane was a guest on Monday night's episode of 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.' During the interview, the 'Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus' star shares some horror stories of the most critical reviews ever given on Broadway. He tells Colbert about the worst review he got for his Broadway debut, and the worst review playwright Terrence McNally received for his debut.

BWW TV: Hangin' Backstage with the Winners of the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards! VideoBWW TV: Hangin' Backstage with the Winners of the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2018

Winners for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced just last night at The Town Hall. In keeping with Drama Desk's mission, nominators considered shows that opened on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the 2017-2018 New York Theater season in the same competitive categories.

VIDEO: Denzel Washington Talks THE ICEMAN COMETH and His Diverse Career on CBS SUNDAY VideoVIDEO: Denzel Washington Talks THE ICEMAN COMETH and His Diverse Career on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2018

Denzel Washington appeared on CBS Sunday Morning to talk about his current run in The Iceman Cometh on Broadway, as well as his incredibly long and diverse career.

BWW TV: Denzel Washington & Company Bringeth THE ICEMAN COMETH Back to Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Denzel Washington & Company Bringeth THE ICEMAN COMETH Back to Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 12, 2018

Currently in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street) is Eugene O'Neill's ferocious American classic, The Iceman Cometh, starring Tony Award winner, two-time Academy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Denzel Washington. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Airing on THIRTEEN's THEATER CLOSE-UP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

OLD HATSTheater Close-Up - the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner in their award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Old Hats from Signature Theatre, Tuesday, June 13 at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with an encore presentation on early Thursday morning, June 15 at 1:30 a.m. Watch a trailer for the show below!

BWW TV: From C-Span to Town Hall! Watch a Scene from ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN?
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2017

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN?, a one-night-only staged presentation edited and directed by Nicolas Kent, was presented by The Public Theater in New York and London's National Theatre last night, May 11, at Town Hall. BroadwayWorld is excited to share a scene from the staging below!

VIDEO: Julie Andrews Talks New Netflix Series: 'I've Long Wanted to Do a Show Like This'
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 10, 2017

Julie Andrews stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss her new pre-school show JULIE'S GREENROOM, premiering on Netflix on March 17th.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Idina Menzel, Alec Baldwin, Tituss Burgess & More Join Julie Andrews in JULIE'S GREENROOM on Netflix!
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

Award-winning actress Julie Andrews will star in Julie's Greenroom, a new preschool show from The Jim Henson Company that features an all-new puppet cast of kids learning about the performing arts. The series will be available exclusively to Netflix members globally in early 2017.

VIDEO: First Look - New FX Drama LEGION, Premiering Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

LEGIONn, the highly-anticipated new drama series from Noah Hawley, will premiere on FX today, February 8 at 10 PM ET/PT.

VIDEO: First Look - New FX Drama LEGION, Premiering 2/8
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 6, 2016

LEGIONn, the highly-anticipated new drama series from Noah Hawley, will premiere on FX on Wednesday, February 8 at 10 PM ET/PT.

VIDEO: Broadway for Orlando 'What the World Needs Now' on MAYA & MARTY
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 22, 2016

All-star members of the Broadway community came together as Broadway for Orlando to perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love,' on television for the first time on last night's MAYA AND MARTY on NBC

STAGE TUBE: Michael Cerveris Offers Look Inside the 'Broadway for Orlando' Benefit Single Recording Session
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2016

An all-star roster of theater artists gathered today to record the new benefit single 'What the World Needs Now is Love' for victims of the Orlando Shooting. Broadway Records President Van Dean, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced the single and the charitable initiative 'Broadway for Orlando' earlier today. This evening, Michael Cerveris uploaded a behind the scenes peek inside the recording studio on Facebook - check it out below!

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