Date of Birth: February 16, 1935 (84)

Birth Place: Morey, ENGLAND
VIDEO: Alan Rickman & More Honored in the 2016 TONY AWARDS In Memoriam
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Brian Bedford, Roger Rees, Alan Rickman and more legends of Broadway were honored during the In Memoriam segment of the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mirvish Celebrates 50 Years of Toronto Theatre
by Kelly Cameron - Sep 19, 2013

On Tuesday morning members of the press and the Toronto theatre community gathered at the historic Royal Alexandra Theatre to join David Mirvish in celebrating fifty years of the Mirvish family producing theatre in Toronto. The theatre was packed with people eager to hear what new shows were being added on to the previously announced 50th Anniversary Season, but also excited to celebrate the extensive contributions Mirvish have made to the city of Toronto and to our theatre community. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Tony Winner Andrea Martin- Part 2!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 4, 2013

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured 2013 Tony Award Recipient Andrea Martin moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge, and you can check out Part 2 of the discussion below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge - SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Tony Winner Andrea Martin- Part 1!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 27, 2013

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an inaugural filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured 2013 Tony Award Recipient Andrea Martin moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge, and you can check out Part 1 of the discussion below! Check back later for Part 2! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - BLITHE SPIRIT at Stratford Festival
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2013

A hilarious battle of wits plays out in one of Noel Coward's most celebrated comedies, Blithe Spirit. Directed by long-time Stratford Festival favourite Brian Bedford, the gorgeously designed production officially opens tonight, June 1, and runs until October 20 at the Avon Theatre. Watch two scenes from the production below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 2013 Stratford Shakespeare Festival Lineup Announced!
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2012

Antoni Cimolino today announced the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's playbill for 2013, his first season as Artistic Director, and began to outline his vision for the Festival's future during his tenure. (more...)

BWW TV: Matthew Rodrigues Inside the Drama Desk Awards for BWW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

On Monday, May 23, Harvey Fierstein hosted the 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. Matthew Rodrigues was in the winners room for the evening to catch up with the talent, and to figure out what a 'Drama Desk,' well, is. Click below for the theories (and to hear from the winners, too)! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside The 2011 Drama League Awards - Part 2
by Broadway Beat - May 25, 2011

Winners of the 2010-11 Drama League Awards were presented at the 77th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 20, 2011 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. Broadway Beat was on hand to speak to all of the evening's winners, nominees and attendees and takes you inside the event here. Click below for Part 2 of their event coverage! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside the 2011 Drama League Awards - Part 1
by Broadway Beat - May 25, 2011

Winners of the 2010-11 Drama League Awards were presented at the 77th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 20, 2011 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. Broadway Beat was on hand to speak to all of the evening's winners, nominees and attendees and takes you inside the event here. Click below for Part 1 of their event coverage! (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Angels of ANYTHING GOES!
by Jessica Lewis - May 10, 2011

Anything Goes stars Tony Award winner - and now 2011 Tony nominee - Sutton Foster as 'Reno Sweeney' and Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey as 'Moonface Martin.' Anything Goes is directed & choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. Recently, BroadwayWorld stopped by the Stephen Sondheim theater to meet the ladies that give Ms. Sweeney her wings. Below, meet the Angels of Anything Goes! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of EARNEST on Film!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 11, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company, L.A. Theatre Works and BY Experience are thrilled to announce dates and venues for the upcoming screening of Roundabout's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford. Click below for a sneak peek of the filmed material! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Foster & Donnell Perform 'You're The Top' from ANYTHING GOES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes is now in previews at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Broadway, gearing up for an April 7 opening. Click below for a performance preview of 'You're The Top!' and stay tuned for more on stage performance previews! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ANYTHING GOES Performs on GMA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes, performed live on ABC's 'Good Morning America' between 8AM-9AM on this morning! Sutton Foster and company members performed the tap dancing finale of Act 1. Click below for the performance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Creatives Talk Shop
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2011

The Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway musical, THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE, starring two time Tony® Award-winner Donna Murphy and directed by Leonard Foglia, features book & lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart and music by Mike Stoller and Artie Butler. Click below to hear what the creatives have to say about this new work! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opening Night
by Broadway Beat - Jan 19, 2011

The Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' opened on January 13 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Broadway Beat was on hand and brings you coverage from inside the opening night party. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Roundabout Staff Discusses The Importance of Being Earnest
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 28, 2010

Tony Award winner Brian Bedford (Tartuffe) directs and stars as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's comedic masterpiece about class and name-dropping. Here the staff of the Roundabout discusses the show. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brian Bedford Talks THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2010

Tony Award® winner Brian Bedford (Tartuffe) directs and stars as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's comedic masterpiece about class and name-dropping for the Roudabout Theatre Company. The cast of this glorious comedy also features Dana Ivey as Miss Prism and Paxton Whitehead as Reverend Chausible. The production runs from Dec. 17, 2010 - March 6, 2011 at the American Airlines Theatre. (more...)

TV: Roundabout Introduces 2011 Winter/Spring Season - Sutton Foster Talks ANYTHING GOES, Donna Murphy on 'PEOPLE' & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2010

The Roundabout Theatre Company continues its tradition of providing some of the best theater in New York City with their 2010/2011 Winter/Spring offerings. Brief Encounter, which opened this fall continues on Broadway at Studio 54. Tony winner Brian Bedford gets in touch with his feminine alter-ego in The Importance Of Being Earnest, which begins performances at the American Airlines Theater this December. Olympia Dukakis will lead a special production of Tennessee Williams' The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore at the Harold and Miram Steinberg Center for Theatre in the Laura Pels Theatre in January. Anything Goes, starring Broadway darling Sutton Foster, sails into the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in March. Finally, Donna Murphy stars in the new musical, The People In The Picture, which will follow The Importance Of Being Earnest at the American Airlines Theatre in April. (more...)