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A Behanding in Spokane plays final week

FINAL WEEK TO SEE
A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE

www.ABehandingInSpokane.com 

This is the final week to see A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE starring Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who  received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his rol; Sam Rockwell, Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan. A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE is playing on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street).  Directed by John Crowley, the play opened March 4 and must close Sunday, June 6 after playing a strict 16-week engagement.

“Christopher Walken is a scrofulous wonder to behold. He has seldom been more enthralling.”
–Ben Brantley, The New York Times.

“Sam Rockwell is super.” – Joe Dziemianowicz, The Daily News

“Anthony Mackie is wonderful.” – John Simon, Bloomberg News

“Zoe Kazan is perfect.  I think she’s the best stage actress of her generation.” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal

                                          “You’ll spend an hour and a half laughing non-stop!” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal

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Christopher Walken on CBS Early Show Tomorrow 5/22

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TONY-NOMINATED CHRISTOPHER WALKEN

STAR OF A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE

ON “CBS EARLY SHOW”

SATURDAY, MAY 22

www.ABehandingInSpokane.com

Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who has received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, will appear on the “CBS Early Show” this Saturday, May 22.  The show airs from 7:00am to 9:00am on Channel 2, WCBS in the New York area.  Check local listings for times outside the New York area.

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Sam Rockwell on Jimmy Fallon tonight

TUNE IN TO SEE

SAM ROCKWELL

STAR OF A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE

ON “LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON”

TONIGHT, THURSDAY, MAY 13

www.ABehandingInSpokane.com 

Tune in to see Sam Rockwell, star of A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, on ”Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” tonight,  Thursday, May 13.  The show airs in the New York area on WNBC-TV Channel 4 at 12:35am.  Check local listings for times outside the New York area.

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Christopher Walken on TheaterTalk 5/14

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TONY-NOMINATED CHRISTOPHER WALKEN

STAR OF A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE

 

ON “THEATERTALK”

THIS WEEKEND

www.ABehandingInSpokane.com

Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who has just received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, will appear on “TheaterTalk.” TheaterTalk airs on Thirteen Friday, May 14 at 12:30am and on CUNY TV Saturday, May 15th at 8:30 PM; Sunday, May 16th at 12:30 PM and Monday, May 17th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 7:30 PM.

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Last 4 Weeks to see A Behanding in Spokane

LAST 4 WEEKS TO SEE

A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE

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There are only 4 more weeks to see A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE starring Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who just received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role, Sam Rockwell, Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan. A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE is playing on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street).  Directed by John Crowley, the play opened March 4 and will play a strict 16-week engagement, through June 6 only.

A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE’s Sam Rockwell on Late Show with David Letterman

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SAM ROCKWELL

STAR OF A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE

ON “LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN”

www.ABehandingInSpokane.com

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Watch TV – See Broadway

WATCH TV, SEE BROADWAY 

FOUR DAYS, SIX SHOWS

Today, Monday May 10
Tune in to “The Late Show with David Letterman” (CBS)
to hear a performance by Best Musical Tony nominee, Million Dollar Quartet,  and to see guest Sam Rockwell from A Behanding in Spokane. “The Late Show” airs on WCBS TV/Channel 2 in New York at 11:35 PM.  Check local listings.
 
Tuesday, May 11
Tune in to “Live! with Regis & Kelly” (ABC)
to see Lucy Liu, star of the Tony Award-winning Best Play, God of Carnage. Live” airs in the New York area on WABC-TV/Channel 7 at 9:00am.  Check local listings.  
 
Tune in to “LX-TV” (WNBC) to see double Tony Nominee Jan Maxwell from Lend Me a Tenor and The Royal Family. “LX” airs on WNBC TV/Channel 4 at 5 PM in New York.
 
Thursday May 13
Tune in to “The View” (ABC)
to see Sondheim on Sondheim’s Vanessa Williams  co-host, and perform with her Broadway co-star Barbara Cook.  “The View” airs on WABC-TV/Channel 7 in New York at 11 AM. Check local listings.

Friday, May 14
Tune in to “Good Morning America” (ABC)
to see La Cage aux Folles’ Kelsey Grammer, Douglas Hodge and the Cagelles between 8:30 – 9:00 AM.  
 
Tune into “Theatre Talk” (WNET) to see Christopher Walken, star of A Behanding in Spokane. “ Theatre Talk” airs on WNET-TV/ Channel 13 at 12:30 AM in New York. 

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Sam Rockwell on Letterman tonight

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SAM ROCKWELL

STAR OF A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE

ON “LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN”

 

TONIGHT, MONDAY, MAY 10

www.ABehandingInSpokane.com 

 

Sam Rockwell, star of A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, will appear on “Late Show with David Letterman” tonight, Monday, May 10.  The show airs in the New York area on WCBS2 11:35PM – 12:35PM.  Check listings for times outside the New York area.

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Meet The Nominees – CHRISTOPHER WALKEN, A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE – BEST LEADING ACTOR IN A PLAY

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN


 

NOMINATIONS/WINS:

TONY Awards – Nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

Outer Critics Circle – Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play 

Drama League – Nomination for Distinguished Performance Award 

Drama Desk – Nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play 

This is Mr. Walken’s second Tony nomination.  He was previously nominated for his performance in James Joyce’s The Dead in 2000. 

 

LINKS:

Production Website: www.BehandingInSpokane.com

Facebook Page: www.Facebook.com/BehandingInSpokane

Twitter Page: www.Twitter.com/BehandingBway

Broadway.com: www.Broadway.com/ABehandingInSpokane

IMDB.com: www.imdb.com/ChristopherWalken

 

BIOGRAPHY:

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN (Carmichael) won an Academy Award and the New York Film Critic’s Circle Award for his performance in The Deer Hunter. Walken also received an Academy Award nomination and won BAFTA and SAG awards for Catch Me if You Can. Film: Annie Hall, Pennies From Heaven, The Dead Zone, At Close Range, Biloxi Blues, King of New York, Man On Fire, Man of the Year, Wedding Crashers, Hairspray, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Batman Returns. Theatre: The Lion In Winter (Clarence Derwent Award), The Seagull (Obie), The Rose Tattoo (Theatre World Award), James Joyce’s The Dead, The Seagull (NY Shakespeare Festival).  In 1997 Walken was awarded the Susan Stein Shiva Award for his work with Joseph Papp’s Public Theatre. Walken has hosted “Saturday Night Live” 6 times since 1990 and performed in Spike Jonze-directed music video for “Weapon of Choice.”

 

Behanding In Spokane Teaser: Christopher Walken

 

Christopher Walken performs Lady Gaga’s Poker Face

 

Read “Please, No More Mr. Bad Guy Roles! (But Creepy Is Fine)” from the NY Times: CLICK HERE

Read “Home Again” by The New Yorker: CLICK HERE

Watch Christopher Walken on ‘Live! with Regis & Kelly’: WATCH HERE

 

 


“CHRISTOPHER WALKEN IS A SCROFULOUS WONDER TO BEHOLD. HE HAS SELDOM BEEN MORE ENTHRALLING.” –Ben Brantley, The New York Times

 “WALKEN’s performance is the stuff Tony Awards are made of.” –Joe Dziemianowicz, Daily News

 “WALKEN’S ENJOYMENT IS CONTAGIOUS. THE AUDIENCE EATS IT UP.” –David Rooney, Variety

“CHRISTOPHER WALKEN’s performance is a comedian’s dream: EVERYTHING HE SAYS COMES OUT FUNNY.” –Robert Feldberg, The Record

 “CHRISTOPHER WALKEN’s timing is ASTOUNDING. You will never hate a villain with greater glee.” – John Simon, Bloomberg News

“CHRISTOPHER WALKEN IS HANDS-DOWN PHENOMENAL!” –Pat Collins, WWOR TV

PRODUCTION PHOTO: 

[Pictured: Christopher Walken (Carmichael)]

www.BehandingInSpokane.com

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Christopher Walken featured in Newsday

Newsday, 05/02/10

Christopher Walken is on hand to chat about ‘Spokane’
Let’s give Christopher Walken a hand, and not just because he’s missing his left one in the offbeat Broadway comedy “A Behanding in Spokane.” The Oscar-winning actor has been wowing audiences and critics with his characteristically eccentric performance as a loner who has been searching for his left hand for nearly 50 years. Don’t be surprised if his name pops up among this year’s Tony nominees when the announcements are made Tuesday. And if he wins, you can bet his wife of 41 years will be there to cheer him on.

Newsday’s Daniel Bubbeo recently spoke with Walken, 67, about his unusual stage role, his days at Hofstra and his encounters with Walter Matthau and a lion named Sheba.

When you first heard about this show, what was your reaction?
I was concerned with making it convincing. It’s difficult to make something disappear. If I had to add a hand, it would be easier than taking one away. So we had to figure that out. We met with the people who do the prosthetics and it wasn’t that difficult. I finally got a dark coat and kept my arm bent and it really wasn’t as difficult as it initially seemed.

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