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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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2009-2010 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS

2009-2010 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 64th annual Antoinette Perry Tony Awards, celebrating excellence on Broadway, were announced this morning.

A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play (Christopher Walken).

COLLECTED STORIES has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Linda Lavin).

EVERYDAY RAPTURE has been nominated for Best Actress in a Musical (Sherie Rene Scott) and Best Book of a Musical (Dick Scanlan & Sherie Rene Scott).

FENCES has been nominated for Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play (Denzel Washington), Best Performance by a Leading Actresss in a Play (Viola Davis), Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play, (Stephen McKinley Henderson), Best Direction of a Play (Kenny Leon), Best Scenic Design of a Play (Santo Loquasto), Best Costume Design of a Play (Constanza Romero), Best Lighting Design of a Play (Brian MacDevitt), Best Sound Design of a Play (Acme Sound Partners), and Best Original Score (Branford Marsalis).

HAMLET has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play (Jude Law) and Best Lighting Design of a Play (Neil Austin)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES has been nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (Terry Johnson), Best Choreography (Lynne Page), Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical (Kelsey Grammer), Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge), Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Robin De Jesus), Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tim Shortall), Best Costume Design of a Musical (Matthew Wright), Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Nick Richings), Best Sound Design of a Musical (Jonathan Deans) and Best Orchestrations (Jason Carr).

LEND ME A TENOR has been nominated for Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play (Jan Maxwell), and Best Costume Design of a Play (Martin Pakledinaz).

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC has been nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Catherine Zeta-Jones), Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical (Angela Lansbury) and Best Sound Design of a Musical (Dan Moses Schreier and Gareth Owen).

LOOPED
has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Valerie Harper).

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
has been nominated for Best Musical, Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Levi Kreis) and Best Book of a Musical (Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux).

NEXT FALL
has been nominated for Best Play and Best Direction of a Play (Sheryl Kaller).
 
PRESENT LAUGHTER has been nominated for Best Scenic Design in a Play (Alexander Dodge).

RAGTIME
has been nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (Marcia Milgrom Dodge), Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Christiane Noll), Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Bobby Steggert), Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Derek McLane), Best Costume Design of a Musical (Santo Loquasto) and Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Donald Holder).
 
RED has been nominated for Best Play, Best Actor in a Play (Alfred Molina), Best Featured Actor in a Play (Eddie Redmayne), Best Director of a Play (Michael Grandage), Best Set Design (Christopher Oram), Best Lighting Design (Neil Austin) and Best Sound Design (Adam Cork).
 
THE ROYAL FAMILY has been nominated for Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Jan Maxwell), Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play (Rosemary Harris), Best Scenic Design of a Play, (John Lee Beatty), and Best Costume Design of a Play (Catherine Zuber).
 
SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM has been nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Barbara Cook) and Best Sound Design of a Musical (Dan Moses Schreier).
 
TIME STANDS STILL has been nominated for Best Play and Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Laura Linney).
 
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE has been nominated for Best Revival of a Play, Best Direction of a Play (Gregory Mosher), Best Actor in a Play (Liev Schreiber), Best Actress in a Play (Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Hecht) and Best Sound Design of a Play (Scott Lehrer).
 
Not for profit company nominations:
 
MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB productions have been honored with eight Tony Award nominations including five for THE ROYAL FAMILY, two for TIME STANDS STILL and one for COLLECTED STORIES.

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY productions have been honored with five nominations including two for EVERYDAY RAPTURE, two for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM and one for PRESENT LAUGHTER.
 
TO READ THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES, VISIT: WWW.TONYAWARDS.COM 

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