One of the most influential American novels of the 20th century and biggest bestsellers of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird was believed to be the first and only novel by Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926), until now. On July 14, HarperCollins will release Lee's earliest known work, Go Set a Watchman, featuring characters from her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which was published 55 years ago (July 11, 1960). (more...)
In honor of this landmark literary event, THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents a newly updated version of Emmy®-winning filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy's 2012 documentary Harper Lee: Hey, Boo, (more...)
Over the course of their 2014 season, Theatre at the Center, a major equity player on the Chicago theater scene, has introduced audiences to never-before-seen productions on Chicagoland stages. To round out their current season, they will be making no exception, and are thrilled to present the regional debut of the musical adaptation of Truman Capote's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, November 13 through December 14, with a press opening on Sunday, November 16 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Directed by William Pullinsi, A CHRISTMAS MEMORY is a labor of love for its Broadway veteran team, written by Duane Poole, with music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Carol Hall. Based on Capote's touching memoir of his own childhood, this wistful Southern Christmas tale is a tender portrait of a rare friendship across generations with a joyous score that will bring love and light to everyone's hearts this holiday season. Sure to delight the entire family, Capote's masterpiece springs to life in this heartfelt musical treat. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)
As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career. (more...)
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night to chat with Clarke, Smith and the rest of the cast, plus some of the evening's guests, including Sir Ian McKellen. Check out all of the interviews below! (more...)
In the video below, Target's digital magazine A Bullseye View went behind the scenes to hear from director Sean Mathias, costume designer Colleen Atwood, make-up designer Sonia Kashuk, hair stylist Umberto and star actress Emilia Clarke about reinventing Capote's the story and creating the 1940s-inspired makeup and hair for Holly Golightly. Check it out below! (more...)
Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg's new play, Breakfast at Tiffany's began previews at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th Street) on March 4, 2013. Directed by Sean Mathias, the show will open on Wednesday, March 20. This stage adaption of Truman Capote's classic novella will star Emilia Clarke (HBO's 'Game of Thrones') in the iconic role of 'Holly Golightly,' Cory Michael Smith as 'Fred,' and George Wendt as 'Joe Bell.'
BroadwayWorld brings you just-released highlights from the show below! (more...)
An AEA staged reading of Comedy in the Afternoon: A Review in Two Acts with Music and Dance, written and directed by Del Fidanque, is set for Saturday March 16, 2013 at 1:15 PM at Gibney Dance Center, 890 Broadway 5th Floor, Studio 1. Admission is free. Check out a promo for the production below! (more...)
Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg's new play, Breakfast at Tiffany's will soon open at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th Street). Directed by Sean Mathias, Breakfast at Tiffany's begins preview performances on Monday, March 4, 2013 and officially opens on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. This stage adaption of Truman Capote's classic novella will star Emilia Clarke (HBO's 'Game of Thrones') in the iconic role of 'Holly Golightly,' Cory Michael Smith as 'Fred,' and George Wendt as 'Joe Bell.'
The cast and creative team met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)
In honor of THIRTEEN's 50th anniversary on September 16, 2012, the flagship station of PBS is kicking off a year-long celebration the week of September 17-23, 2012 with the premiere of PIONEERS OF THIRTEEN, a four-part documentary chronicling the growth and breadth of the station's programming over 50 years. (more...)
Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the nation's top acting talents known for playing extremely varied roles in film and on stage, including Truman Capote, which earned him an Oscar, and Father Brendan Flynn in Doubt, which earned him an Oscar nomination, speaks with Mo Rocca about his Tony Award-nominated performance as Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman on Broadway.
For anyone in the business who knows Mark D. Sendroff, of N.Y. entertainment law firm Sendroff/Baruch, is to know just how much he is admired by his clients, who somehow also happen to become his very good friends. It's a testament of time and to Sendroff, himself, who still very much loves what he does every day and can usually be found at theaters, nightclubs, workshops, etc. (from coast to coast and across the Atlantic) at some time, pretty much every day. There's barely a show or project that doesn't always have at least one Sendroff client attached to it.