Theater Mania – Further casting has been announced for the Public Theater’s free one-night-only event, Public Forum: Shakespeare in America, scheduled for Monday, June 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Whitney Bashor, Annette Bening, Jessica Chastain, author E.L. Doctorow, Jackie Hoffman, Justin Levine, Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson, and Micah Stock join the previously announced roster, which includes performances by poet Elizabeth Alexander, Sarah Amengual, Alec Baldwin, former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins, Brian Dennehy, Colman Domingo, Colin Donnell, Michael Friedman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, André Holland, Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, James Earl Jones, singer/songwriter Stephin Merritt, Cynthia Nixon, Annie-B Parson, Steven Pasquale, Bryce Pinkham, Caesar Samoyoa, poet Vijay Seshadri, and Michael Stuhlbarg.
The evening will celebrate Shakespeare and the newly released Library of America book Shakespeare in America, which is edited by Public Theater Shakespeare-Scholar-in-Residence James Shapiro. Highlights will include James Earl Jones reading a scene from Othello, which he performed on the Delacorte stage 50 years ago; Alec Baldwin reading scenes from Macbeth, and an account of Abraham Lincoln’s Shakespearean dreams; E.L. Doctorow reading a landmark piece of American writing on Shakespeare; and Steven Pasquale singing as Tony in the “Tonight” duet from West Side Story.
Check at publictheater.org website how to get your tickets!
Jessica shared this picture on her social media on Saturday (21), so it seems a new photoshoot for Interview magazine is coming.
The Hollywood Reporter – Remstar Films has picked up the Canadian rights to Andrew Dominik’s Blonde, which stars Jessica Chastain as it chronicles the inner life of the late Marilyn Monroe.
The indie distributor completed the deal with Wild Bunch for the indie pic produced by Plan B’s Dede Gardner and Brad Pitt and adapted from Joyce Carol Oates’ fictionalized biography of the late Hollywood starlet.
Some new production stills for Miss Julie, and a Norwegian and UK posters has been added to our gallery:
Jessica attended last night an after party for “If I Loved You: Gentleman Prefer Broadway – A Evening Of Duets” at the Luminato Festival, in Toronto. I have a few pictures added to our gallery:
Signature Entertainment released the official trailer for ‘Forever Love’ (aka Tar), which is going to be released next September 8.