Superstar cast of August: Osage County Film gives first look in new trailer


All we can say is WOW!  The cast assembled for the new film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize winning play August: Osage County is epic! Academy Award winner Meryl Streep as Violet Weston, Academy Award winner Julia Roberts as Barbara Weston, Margo Martindale as Mattie Fae Aiken, Sam Shepard as Beverly Weston, Chris Cooper as Charles Aiken, Benedict Cumberbatch as “Little” Charles Aiken, Ewan McGregor as Bill Fordham, Juliette Lewis as […]

Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta Jones, Russell Crowe & More to Perform Live at the Oscars

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Academy Award  winners Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Russell Crowe join this year’s Oscar  nominees Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway along with Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, and Helena Bonham Carter in a celebration honoring movie musicals of the last decade. “We are pleased to have been able to amass […]

The Heiress, starring Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens, Review Round-Up


The Broadway revival of Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s classic play The Heiress opened on November 1 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The production stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain in the title role and “Downtown Abbey” star Dan Steven. The Heiress will play a limited engagement through February 10, 2013. The play, based on Henry James’s […]

THE HEIRESS Announces Full Casting


The producers of The Heiress have announced full casting for the Broadway-bound production that stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner David Strathairn, the leading man of “Downton Abbey” Dan Stevens and Tony Award winner Judith Ivey. Written by Ruth & Augustus Goetz, The Heiress will be […]

Judith Ivey joins Jessica Chastain in ‘The Heiress’

Judith Ivey

Tony Award winner Judith Ivey will join Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner David Strathairn and the leading man of “Downton Abbey” Dan Stevens in a new production of the memorable drama and Tony Award winning play The Heiress. Written by Ruth & Augustus Goetz, The Heiress […]

Phylicia Rashad, Sandra Oh & More Join Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline in Romeo and Juliet Benefit


Additional casting has been announced for the Public Theater’s upcoming one-night-only benefit reading of Romeo and Juliet, starring Meryl streep and Kevin Kline. The June 18 gala celebrates the 5oth anniversary of the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. Jeanine Tesori will compose original music for the performance, which also honors Shakepeare in the […]

Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep will read Romeo and Juliet for The Delacorte’s 50th Anniversary

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The Public Theatre will hold a special, one-night only, gala event on Monday, June 18, in honor and celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Shakespeare in the park at the Delacorte Theatre. The star-studded event will feature Kevin Kline as Romeo and Meryl Streep as Juliet in the staged reading, directed by Daniel […]

Christopher Plummer becomes the oldest actor to ever win an Oscar


Christopher Plummer became to oldest actor to ever win an Oscar last night at the 84th Annual Academy Awards. The 82-year-old won for his portrayal of an elderly widower who comes out as gay to his son in “Beginners.” “You’re only two years older than me, darling, where have you been all my […]

Oscar Nominations are in: Broadway vets make the grade


Academy Award nominations are in and some of these guys know their way around the Broadway stage. Tony Award winners Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Christopher Plummer and Janet McTeer are among the selected few. Also, Meryl Streep, no stranger to the stage, is nominated for Best Actress. Glenn Close has earned her Oscar […]