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Odds & Ends: Jake Gyllenhaal Fights for Oona Laurence in Southpaw Trailer, Kelli O'Hara's Mix-Up & More

Odds & Ends: Jake Gyllenhaal Fights for Oona Laurence in Southpaw Trailer, Kelli O'Hara's Mix-Up & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Jake Gyllenhaal Fights for Oona Laurence in Southpaw Trailer
Broadway alum Jake Gyllenhaal’s movie Southpaw, co-starring former Matilda lead Oona Laurence, will hit theaters on July 31 and the first trailer certainly packs a punch. A pumped-up Gyllenhaal plays a boxer in danger of losing his daughter (Laurence) in the family ...

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Stomp Cancels More Performances After East Village Building Explosion

Stomp Cancels More Performances After East Village Building Explosion

Stomp has canceled further performances at the Orpheum Theatre following the explosion and fire in the East Village on March 26. The off-Broadway production will no longer play on March 27, March 28 and March 29.

Stomp is an energetic revue in which matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans and more are transformed into percussion instruments. The daily objects weave together a ...

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Bonjour, Audra! Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Tapped for Disney's Live Action Beauty and the Beast

Bonjour, Audra! Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Tapped for Disney's Live Action Beauty and the Beast

Mama Broadway singing on the big screen? We’ll take it! Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald is in final negotiations to appear in Disney’s forthcoming live action Beauty and the Beast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she will play Garderobe, a former opera singer-turned-wardrobe.

She joins a cast that includes Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Luke Evans ...

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Michael Zegen & More to Join Jesse Eisenberg & Kunal Nayyar in The Spoils Off-Broadway

Michael Zegen & More to Join Jesse Eisenberg & Kunal Nayyar in The Spoils Off-Broadway

The complete cast is now set for the world premiere of Jesse Eisenberg’s The Spoils. Joining previously announced stars Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar in the cast are Michael Zegen, Erin Darke and Annapurna Sriram. The New Group production will begin performances off-Broadway May 5 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Opening night is ...

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Atlantic Theater's 2015-16 Season to Include World Premiere of David Yazbek's The Band's Visit, Directed by Hal Prince

Atlantic Theater's 2015-16 Season to Include World Premiere of David Yazbek's The Band's Visit, Directed by Hal Prince

The 2015-16 Atlantic Theater season—the company’s 30th anniversary—will include the world premiere of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ The Band’s Visit. Harold Prince will direct the musical adaptation of the 2007 film next spring. The season will also feature two New York debuts, including These Paper Bullets! with music by Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, and a world premiere from ...

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Shakespeare in Love Sets West End Closing Date; Is It Still Broadway-Aimed?

Shakespeare in Love Sets West End Closing Date; Is It Still Broadway-Aimed?

You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die. London's Shakespeare in Love, after previously announcing it would shutter in April, has set its last performance for April 18 at the Noël Coward Theatre. At time of closing, the acclaimed show will have played more than 330 performances since its premiere in 2014. Adapted from the hit 1998 film by ...

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Ralph Fiennes Circling Two Classics at London's Old Vic & Almeida Theatres

Ralph Fiennes Circling Two Classics at London's Old Vic & Almeida Theatres

Ralph Fiennes, who is currently headlining the London revival of George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman, is eyeing two more stage projects in the U.K.’s capital. According to The Daily Mailthe Tony winner and Oscar nominee may star in a revival of Ibsen’s The Master Builder at the Old Vic and a classic play to be ...

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Full Casting & Dates Announced for West End Transfer of Farinelli and the King, Starring Mark Rylance

Full Casting & Dates Announced for West End Transfer of Farinelli and the King, Starring Mark Rylance

We’re keeping a close eye on this one—it has Broadway written all over it. Dates and full casting have been announced for the previously reported West End production of the Mark Rylance-led Farinelli and the King. The entire company will transfer with the show from Shakespeare’s Globe, including the three-time Tony winner as King Philippe V of Spain, along with Sam ...

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Peter Sarsgaard-Led Hamlet Begins Performances Off-Broadway

Peter Sarsgaard-Led Hamlet Begins Performances Off-Broadway

Peter Sarsgaard will begin performances as the titular sweet prince in Hamlet on March 27. Directed by Austin Pendleton, the production will play a limited engagement through May 10 at Classic Stage Company off-Broadway. Opening night is set for April 15.

William Shakespeare’s iconic revenge tragedy finds Prince Hamlet consumed with grief and determined to avenge his father’s apparent murder ...

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Fun Home, Starring Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & More, Starts Performances on Broadway

Fun Home, Starring Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn & More, Starts Performances on Broadway

The wait is over and last year's big off-Broadway hit has finally moved to the Great White Way! Fun Home, starring Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn and more will begin previews on March 27. Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's new musical will officially open on April 19 at Circle in the Square.

Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, Fun ...

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