The Heights Players are opening their production of Big River, a musical based on Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, with a score by Roger Miller and book by William Hauptman. Shows will be at 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, at the Playhouse at 26 Willow Place. There’s more […]
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If you’re here for the post-Thanksgiving weekend, you should know there are some things going on locally. The gift shop at the Brooklyn Historical Society will have a sale this Saturday, November 30, from noon until 7:00 p.m. to celebrate Small Business Saturday and the Shop Local campaign. All purchasers will receive a 20% discount […]
On Friday evening, November 22, starting at 7:00, Bargemusic will present a piano recital by Randall Hodgkinson featuring works by Schubert and by Roger Sessions, and dedicated to the fiftieth anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy. On Saturday evening at 7:00 there will be a Lillian Fuchs tribute concert, featuring her compositions […]
The Brooklyn Heights Cinema will be showing 12 Years a Slave, director Steve McQueen’s drama about a free African American New Yorker kidnapped and sold into slavery, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender, and with a cast including Heights resident Paul Giamatti. The Cinema is also showing Robert Redford’s All Is Lost, in which he […]
The Heights Players’ production of Twelve Angry Men premieres this weekend at the Players’ playhouse, 26 Willow Place, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 and Sunday afternoon at 12:00. This now classic drama began life as a television show in the 1950s, was made into a movie (12 Angry Men) by Henry […]
Paul Giamatti, lovable harumpher around town, granted an interview with DNAInfo where he revealed that he visits local joints Teresa’s and Hanco’s. Unsurprisingly, he said he picked Brooklyn Heights to live in because, “I think it was just something pretty mellow and different from where I had lived, which was in the Lower East Side.” […]
Move over Louis CK and Sons of Anarchy, here comes Brooklyn Heights resident Paul Giamatti. The actor will play a detective – and by the way Vulture describes it sounds like Columbo and Monk meet Luther and that friends is not a bad thing:
Brooklyn Heights resident/actor Paul Giamatti will be joining the cast of Downton Abbey, the Wrap reports. He will play the “playboy brother” of Lady Grantham (Elizabeth McGovern) for fourth season of the drama aired here on PBS.
Pithy comedy troupe Dinner For One—which readers may recall in January filmed a “Girls” robot parody on the Promenade—is hosting a Brooklyn TV Teen Workshop this summer at PS 261 in Boerum Hill, looking to involve some 45 area teens interested in theater. The group is in the midst of raising funds via Mobcaster.com for […]
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ is filming in DUMBO this week, as the neighborhood was taken over by police cars, the “Midtown bus,” crowds of extras and all sorts of whacko action. McBrooklyn offers pics, including lead Andrew Garfield—and Brooklyn Heights’ own Paul Giamatti, who plays villain “The Rhino.” In the film, his alter ego is […]
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