Posted on 25 September 2013   Theater, UK

National Theatre’s ‘Othello,’ Starring Adrian Lester, Brings Live Broadcast to US audiences (VIDEO)

The National Theatre of Great Britain’s acclaimed production of “Othello,” directed by Nicholas Hytner with Olivier Award-winning actor Adrian Lester (“Henry V,” BBC’s Hustle) in the title role and Rory Kinnear (“Hamlet,” James Bond: Skyfall) as the duplicitous Iago, will broadcast live to select venues across the country on Thursday, September 26 with repeat screenings on varying dates nationally.... Read More »
Posted on 26 August 2013   Theater

First look at Condola Rashad in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ on Broadway

The Broadway revival of Shakespeare’s classic play “Romeo and Juliet” began previews over the past weekend at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on 46th Street, and we have pics from the first curtain call. The production features multiple Tony nominee Condola Rashad, and International film star Orlando Bloom as an interracial pair of young lovers doomed by intolerance. Directed by Tony... Read More »
Posted on 05 August 2013   Theater

Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll to star in ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ on Broadway

Denzel Washington and Diahann Carroll are set to return to the stage in a Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic American play “A Raisin in the Sun.” Previews begin March 8 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre with an opening night scheduled for April 3. Kenny Leon, who directed Washington on Broadway to a Tony in “Fences,” will helm the production.... Read More »
Posted on 16 July 2013   Theater

Norm Lewis Debuts in MUNY’s ‘Les Miserables’ (Photos)

Broadway veteran Norm Lewis returned to the stage last night to reprise his role as Javert in a MUNY stage production of ‘Les Miserables,’ which runs through July 21. Based on the 1862 novel by French poet and playwright Victor Hugo, ‘Les Misérables’ features music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, original French lyrics by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, with an... Read More »
Posted on 10 June 2013   Awards, Theater

Tony Awards 2013 Winners: Cicely Tyson, Billy Porter, Patina Miller and Courtney B. Vance Make History

It was a historic night for black actors at the 67th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, who took home half of the top acting honors, including best lead actor in a musical, best lead actress in a play, and best lead actress in a musical. Legendary actress Cicely Tyson won her first Tony award for Best Performance by an... Read More »
Posted on 08 May 2013   Theater

Norm Lewis to reprise ‘Les Misérables’ role at MUNY

Broadway vet Norm Lewis is set to reprise his role as Javert in a MUNY stage production of Les Miserables, which will play the outdoor St. Louis venue from July 15 – 21.  The Muny announced principal casting on Wednesday for the fifth show of its fantastic 95th season, Les Misérables. Broadway veterans Lewis and Hugh Panaro make their Muny debuts starring as Javert and... Read More »
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