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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015
Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Horniman's Choice brings together four plays by the leading figures of the 'Manchester School' of playwrights - Harold Brighouse, Stanley Houghton and Allan Monkhouse, all originally championed by Annie Horniman, owner of Gaiety Theatre, Manchester, the first regional repertory theatre in Britain. Horniman's Choice runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 27 September 2015 (Press Night: Monday, 28 September 2015 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014
Deadline reports that Academy Award-winner Anthony Hopkins is joining Kidnapping Freddy Heineken's Daniel Alfredson on new thriller, GO WITH ME. Presented by Enderby Entertainment and The Gotham Group, GO WITH ME is based on Castle Freeman Jr.'s 2008 novel of the same title.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014
According to The Telegraph, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Sir Ian McKellen will unite to lead a new screen adaptation of the play THE DRESSER for the network. Sir Richard Eyre will direct.
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2013
According to the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star Ellen Burstyn has signed on to star in Laurie Weltz's Scout, opposite Jane Seymour, India Ennenga, James Frecheville, Onata Aprile, Tim Guinee, Danny Glover and Nikki Reed.
by Movies News Desk - Oct 16, 2013
Deadline reports that Ellen Burstyn will star alongside Blake Lively in Lee Toland Krieger's upcoming drama THE AGE OF ADALINE, from a script by J. Mills Goodloe and Salvador Paskowitz and revisions by Allison Burnett.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015
A cast of familiar musical theatre performers is announced today to join LES MISERABLES star Mandy Holliday, returning to the West End in a new version of Hans Christian Andersen's famous folk tale, THE TINDERBOX.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014
Hampstead Theatre has announced its two main stage plays for New Year 2015. HELLO/GOODBYE by Peter Souter tranfers to the Main Stage from Downstairs, starring Shaun Evans and Miranda Raison, and STEVIE by Hugh Whitemore, will star Zoe Wanamaker. Details below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013
TheaterWorks will present the holiday World Premiere Christmas on the Rocks -- an offbeat collection of twisted holiday tales by multiple nationally known playwrights. These darkly humorous stories run December 3 through 22, 2013.
by Movies News Desk - May 6, 2014
Today, May 6, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will commemorate the four-decade birthday of the great comedy classic Blazing Saddles, by releasing a new 40th Anniversary Blu-ray.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has announced full casting for Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which begins rehearsals today, Monday 11 May. Celebrated as one of the most important plays of the nineteenth century, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have commissioned a new version by Torben Betts to mark the 120th Anniversary of Chekhov's original play. The Seagull will run at the iconic theatre from 19 June - 11 July.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has announced full casting for Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which begins rehearsals today, Monday 11 May. Celebrated as one of the most important plays of the nineteenth century, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have commissioned a new version by Torben Betts to mark the 120th Anniversary of Chekhov's original play. The Seagull will run at the iconic theatre from 19 June - 11 July.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015
The Theatre Royal Bath has announced its 2015 Summer Season, 1st July - 5th September, comprising three productions and starring Anita Dobson, Stephanie Cole and Janie Dee.
by Meet the Cast - Mar 5, 2014
All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, is currently in previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast of ALL THE WAY, plus watch interviews with the company below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015
Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore will have its Theatre Rhinoceros premiere in this exclusive San Francisco production for a limited engagement - 15 performances only! The show plays tonight, March 4 - 21, 2015.
by Marianka Swain - Mar 3, 2016
The cast has been announced for Brad Birch's new play THE BRINK at Orange Tree Theatre. Alice Haig, Vince Leigh, Shvorne Marks and Ciarán Owens will lead the world premiere, directed by Mel Hillyard as recipient of the J.P. Morgan Emerging Director Award 2015, with designs from Hyemi Shin, and sound design and composition by Tom Gibbons. The show runs April 7-30, and is a co-production between the Orange Tree and W14 Productions, in association with the National Theatre Studio.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015
The Crazy Coqs at the Brasserie Zedel, Piccadilly, has announced its March 2015 programme, featuring Billy Stritch (March 3-5), Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch (March 6 & 7), Janie Dee (March 10-14), Roulston & Young (March 17-19), Bobby Crush (March 20 & 21) and Claire Martin & Joe Stilgoe (March 24-28). Scroll down for details!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015
On May 2, some 400 independent bookstores nationwide will participate in the inaugural Independent Bookstore Day. Along with parties, author appearances and events, these stores will offer exclusive merchandise for the occasion, such as a literary tea towel set with quotes from Nora Ephron and Sherman Alexie; a signed print by Chris Ware; a boxed set (literally--a reusable tin) containingShadow of the Wind, The Borrower, The Bookman's Tale and 84, Charing Cross Road; a Stephen King broadside from his new Finders Keepers; even a bunsie--a onesie with the 'Guess How Much I Love to Read' bunny on the front.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015
The Rotherhithe tunnel-shaft, constructed by Marc Brunel and his son Isambard Kingdom Brunel to access the first ever underwater tunnel which ran below the Thames, will host the world premiere of The Eighth Wonder of the World, a new play by Nick Harrison.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, April 10-27, 2014. This production is a collaboration with the Marquette University Theatre Department with several students, alumni and faculty filling roles both onstage and on the creative team. Ken Ludwig's LEND ME A TENOR performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015
According to the Daily Mail, Clive Francis will star as 'William Pennington' in Dead Letter Perfect's World Premiere of Andrew Keatley's THE GATHERED LEAVES at the Park Theatre this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013
A duo of experienced pros with extensive Broadway, regional and TV experience, Bernie Passeltiner, and Christian Kohn, will perform the powerful show TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at the Saint Michael's Playhouse July 3-13. Written by Jeffrey Hatcher and sportswriter Mitch Albom, the show will be staged, evenings at 8 p.m. on July 3, 5, 6, 9-13; matinees at 2 p.m. July 6 and 13.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015
Ray Cooney, Dame Judi Dench, Mike Leigh, Sir Ian McKellen, Vanessa Redgrave and Juliet Stevenson are among the notable patrons of a new UK theatre company founded 'to create theatre for the Third Age.'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015
Due to popular demand and great reviews when it played in San Francisco in March, BREAKING THE CODE - THE ALAN TURING STORY by Hugh Whitemore is coming back for a return engagement for 20 performances only -- Aug. 5 - 29, 2015 (Wed. - Sat. - 8:00 pm / Sat. Matinees - 3:00 pm) in this exclusive Theatre Rhinoceros production in San Francisco.
by Movies News Desk - Jul 9, 2012
Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky revealed on his Twitter account today that actor Anthony Hopkins has just signed on to play the role of Methuselah in the upcoming biblical film NOAH.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014
A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances, LOVE LETTERS, will have its first Broadway revival, beginning performances Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 8pm, at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013
A duo of experienced pros with extensive Broadway, regional and TV experience, Bernie Passeltiner, and Christian Kohn, will perform the powerful show TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at the Saint Michael's Playhouse today, July 3-13.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015
Clive Francis stars as 'William Pennington' in Dead Letter Perfect's World Premiere of Andrew Keatley's THE GATHERED LEAVES at the Park Theatre this summer.
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2012
Ellen Burstyn, star of stage and screen, will soon be featured in USA network's highly-anticipated series POLITICAL ANIMALS, the show that pulls back the curtain on the polished facade of a former first-family. Get a first look below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015
Zoe Wanamaker will be joined by Lynda Baron and Chris Larkin in Hugh Whitemore's award winning play, last seen at Chichester Festival Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2014
Broadway veteran Ellen Burstyn (Picnic), Heather Graham and Kiernan Sipka, the stars of the new Lifetime movie adaptation of the clasic novel 'Flowers in the Attic,' by VC Andrews, stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to talk about working on the suspenseful new film.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 9, 2013
Stage and screen star Ellen Burstyn is currently starring in Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of William Inge's PICNIC. In this special interview, Richard chats with her about sharing the stage with her all-star castmates, leading one of the scrariest movies of all time, getting through personal problems in the 70's, and so much more. Click below to check it out!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2014
On May 6, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will commemorate the four-decade birthday of the great comedy classic Blazing Saddles, by releasing a new 40th Anniversary Blu-ray
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016
Join the incomparable Mel Brooks for an exclusive, inside look at his career and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie BLAZING SADDLES at the Fred Kavli Theatre, Saturday, March 19, 2015 at 7:30 pm. BLAZING SADDLES, considered one of the top comedy films of all time, will be presented on the big screen followed by a live conversation and audience Q&A with Brooks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015
Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore will have its Theatre Rhinoceros premiere in this exclusive San Francisco production for a limited engagement - 15 performances only! The show plays March 4 - 21, 2015.
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2014
NBC's comedy pilot OLD SOUL from Amy Poehler has added another theatre alum to its roster. According to Deadline, Ellen Burstyn will joing Fred Willard, Natasha Lyonne and Rita Moreno in the cast.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015
The Crazy Coqs at the Brasserie Zedel, Piccadilly, has announced its March 2015 programme, featuring Billy Stritch (March 3-5), Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch (March 6 & 7), Janie Dee (March 10-14), Roulston & Young (March 17-19), Bobby Crush (March 20 & 21) and Claire Martin & Joe Stilgoe (March 24-28). Scroll down for details!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 7, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: David Bowie's LAZARUS bows off-Broadway, Nathan Lane leads THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013
TheaterWorks will present the holiday World Premiere Christmas on the Rocks -- an offbeat collection of twisted holiday tales by multiple nationally known playwrights. These darkly humorous stories run tonight, December 3 through 22, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2012
Check out the recently released commercial for the show below and meet the cast with videos of them from past productions and roles!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013
Producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and Louise Gund have announced that James Eckhouse, most recently seen in the world premiere of Jane Anderson's 'The Escort' at The Geffen Playhouse and best known for playing Jim Walsh on the original 'Beverly Hills 90210', will play the role of Robert McNamara in the Broadway bound production of ALL THE WAY by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015
The Kennedy Center presents a hilarious conversation with 2009 Kennedy Center Honoree Mel Brooks, where the beloved comedian will be live on stage to share behind-the-scenes stories from his legendary career and life, after a screening of his groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles. This outrageous masterpiece, considered one of the top comedy films of all time, will be presented on a big screen followed by a live conversation and audience-led Q&A with Brooks on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Tickets start at $65 and go on sale to Kennedy Center Members on Thursday, December 17, 2015 and to the general public on Friday, December 18, 2015. This special presentation is part of Capital One's sponsorship of Comedy at the Kennedy Center. A full schedule of events is available here.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015
Join the incomparable Mel Brooks for an exclusive, inside look at his storied career, and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles on Saturday, March 19 at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. This outrageous masterpiece, considered one of the top comedy films of all time, will be presented on the big screen followed by a live conversation and audience Q&A with Mel Brooks himself.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015
Join the incomparable Mel Brooks for an exclusive, inside look at his storied career, and the making of the legendary and groundbreaking movie Blazing Saddles on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 3 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014
The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015
Due to popular demand and great reviews when it played in San Francisco in March, BREAKING THE CODE - THE ALAN TURING STORY by Hugh Whitemore is coming back for a return engagement for 20 performances only -- tonight, Aug. 5, through Aug. 29, 2015 (Wed. - Sat. - 8:00 pm / Sat. Matinees - 3:00 pm) in this exclusive Theatre Rhinoceros production in San Francisco.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014
Academic satires are a favorite subgenre of mine, and I just read a hilarious one that immediately went on my buy-for-friends list: Dear Committee Members (reviewed below) by Julie Schumacher, faculty member at the University of Minnesota. We recently asked her about her favorite satires:
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012
Bare Bones: Staged Readings at Theatre@First in Somerville, Mass., kicks off its 2012 season with 84 Charing Cross Road on Thursday, April 19 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, today, April 10-27, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015
Casting for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2015 production of J.M Barrie's Peter Pan has today been announced, with lead casting for The Seagull and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers also confirmed. The season opens for previews on 15 May.