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Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s Comedy, ‘Bullet for Adolf,’ Ends Off-Broadway Run Sept. 30

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s new comedy Bullet for Adolf, which officially opened in its American premiere Aug. 8 at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages and later extended its run to October, closes Sept. 30. Read More»

Woody Harrelson’s ‘BULLET FOR ADOLF’ Plays Final Performance Today, Sept 30

Bullet for Adolf, the outrageous new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, will play its final performance this evening, September 30, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Previews began on July 19, 2012 with Opening Night on August 8, 2012. The production was originally scheduled to end its limited engagement on Sunday, September 9, but announced an extension shortly following opening night. Read More»

Woody Harrelson on Holocaust Humor

No matter what he does, Woody Harrelson will always be known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Woody Boyd, the lovable, intellectually challenged bartender on the TV show “Cheers.” Read More»

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s ‘Bullet for Adolf’ to End Off-Broadway Run September 30

The Off-Broadway run of Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s play Bullet for Adolf, at New World Stages – which had previously announced an extension through October 21 – will now end its run on September 30. Read More»

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s Comedy, ‘Bullet for Adolf,’ Will End Off-Broadway Run Sept. 30

Bullet for Adolf, the new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman that officially opened in its American premiere Aug. 8 at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages and later extended its run to October, will now close Sept. 30, producers announced Sept. 21. Read More»

Woody Harrelson’s ‘BULLET FOR ADOLF’ Set to Play Final Performance on 9/30

Bullet for Adolf, the outrageous new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman , will play its final performance Sunday evening, September 30, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Previews began on July 19, 2012 with Opening Night on August 8, 2012. Read More»

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s ‘Bullet For Adolf’ Will Play Final Performance September 30

Bullet for Adolf, the new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, will close at off-Broadway’s New World Stages on September 30. The play began performances on July 19, opened on August 8 and is canceling its announced extension through October 21. Read More»

InDepth InterView: Woody Harrelson On ‘BULLET FOR ADOLF,’ ‘THE HUNGER GAMES,’ New HBO Series, Broadway, Hollywood & More

Today we have the honor of talking to an actor equally skilled in comedy and drama who is now a playwright and director in his own right, with his new play, BULLET FOR ADOLF, being a New York stage hit – the one and only Woody Harrelson. Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson Talks ‘Cheers’ & Broadway on ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Woody Harrelson was a guest on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night. He talks about going from Broadway to “Cheers” to his off-Broadway play “Bullet for Adolf.” Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ (9/11/12)

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Woody Harrelson Heads to ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ Tomorrow

Woody Harrelson is scheduled to appear on tomorrow night’s episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where he’ll be promoting his play “Bullet for Adolf.” Read More»

Woody Harrelson to Appear on ‘Jimmy Fallon’ Tomorrow

Straight off his long weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival where he was promoting his movie Seven Psychopaths, Woody Harrelson will be a guest on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” tomorrow, September 11th. Read More»

Notable Neighbors: For Yonkers’ Nick Wyman, An Actor’s Life

Nick Wyman has played roles romantic, comedic and ruthless in his actor’s life. He was Eliza Doolittle’s love interest in a 1981 revival of “My Fair Lady” that starred Rex Harrison, played Thernardier in Broadway’s “Les Miserables” and, in his most visible role, he played terrorist Mathias Targo in 1995’s “Die Hard: With a Vengeance,” beating Bruce Willis’ character before being shot by one of his collaborators. Read More»

STAGE TUBE: First Look – Trailer for ‘SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS,’ Starring Woody Harrelson

‘Bullet for Adolf’ scribe Woody Harrelson stars in the new comedy SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS, written and directed by Oscar®-winner and playwright Martin McDonagh (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). Check out the just-released trailer for the upcoming film below! Read More»

Watch Woody Harrelson Get Even With Colin Farrell & Christopher Walken in New Trailer for Seven Psychopaths

In playwright Martin McDonagh’s (The Lieutenant of InishmoreThe Pillowman) newest film Seven Psychopaths, stars Colin Farrell and Christopher Walken have concocted a morally bankrupt but successful dog-napping business. Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson Speaks To The Press At ‘Bullet For Adolf’ Premiere

Emmy Award-winning Actor, Woody Harrelson, spoke to the media at the premiere of his new play “Bullet For Adolf.” Read More»

The Daily Dish

Woody Harrelson’s play Bullet for Adolf is extending its off-Broadway run by more than a month and the actor-turned-playwright is hopeful it will continue building an audience. Read More»

Newsmakes: Harrelson’s play gets extended run

NEW YORK — Woody Harrelson’s play “Bullet for Adolf” is extending its off-Broadway run by more than a month, and the actor-turned-playwright is hopeful it will continue to build an audience. Read More»

VIDEO: Catching Up With Woody Harrelson on His Birthday

It’s Woody’s birthday! Cat Greenleaf talks to Woody Harrelson about new play “Bullet For Adolf” and some of his favorite things. Read More»

Starr Report

Cat Greenleaf introduces viewers to her new shelter dog, Walter, on Saturday’s “Talk Stoop” (1:30 a.m./Ch. 4) with special guest Woody Harrelson. Read More»

Woody Harrelson’s Quirky Play To Extend Its Run

NEW YORK — Woody Harrelson’s play “Bullet for Adolf” is extending its off-Broadway run by more than a month and the actor-turned-playwright is hopeful it will continue building an audience. Read More»

Woody Harrelson play extends off-Broadway run

Woody Harrelson’s play Bullet for Adolf, which had its premiere in Toronto last year, is extending its off-Broadway run by more than a month. Read More»

Woody Harrelson’s ‘Bullet for Adolf’ Extends Off-Broadway

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s comedy Bullet for Adolf has extended its run at off-Broadway’s New World Stages. The show will now run through October 21, instead of the previously announced September 9 end date. Read More»

‘BULLET FOR ADOLF’ Extends at New World Stages Through 10/21

Bullet for Adolf, the new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, has extended its run at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Originally scheduled to play its final performance on Sunday, September 9, the production will now play through Sunday, October 21. Read More»

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s ‘Bullet for Adolf’ Extends Through October 21

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s new comedy Bullet for Adolf, which was originally slated to close on September 9, will be extended through October 21 at New World Stages. Read More»

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s Comedy, ‘Bullet for Adolf,’ Extends Off-Broadway Run

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman that officially opened in its American premiere Aug. 8 at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages, has extended its run through October. Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson’s ‘Bullet for Adolf’ Interview With Brandon Coffey & Tyler Jacob Rollinson

Woody Harrelson’s “Bullet for Adolf” off-broadway at New World Stages. Brandon Coffey & Tyler Jacob Rollinson interviewed for BroadwaySpotted.com by James the intern. Read More»

Woody Harrelson tells Colbert he’s off pot: ‘I haven’t had anything since this morning’

Here’s how you know you’re about to watch an entertaining interview from The Colbert Report: Comedy Central’s tags for it include “Woody Harrelson,” “friends,” “audience interaction,” “let’s move on,” “sexual advances,” “marijuana,” and “Jay Leno.” Read More»

Behind the Curtain: Jordan to depart ‘Newsies’ for ‘Smash,’ more

On Monday night, I received word that Lenny Kravitz had attended Woody Harrelson’s new Off-Broadway comedy “Bullet for Adolf.” But it turns out that guy wasn’t the real Lenny Kravitz. Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson directs ‘Bullet for Adolf’

Actor Woody Harrelson may now add playwright to his resume. In between appearing in “The Hunger Games” trilogy and scoring an Emmy nod for HBO’s “Game Change,” Harrelson wrote and directed his first off-Broadway play. Alexis Christoforous reports. Read More»

Theater Listings for Aug. 17-23

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s muddled play about one hot, hedonistic Houston summer in the 1980s has the feeling of a series of oft-recited anecdotes swapped, excitedly and incoherently, over the din of a jukebox in a crowded bar. Read More»

Sightings…

Sir Paul McCartney leading a standing ovation at Woody Harrelson’s new play, “Bullet for Adolf.” Read More»

In My Library: Woody Harrelson

Don’t let that molasses drawl fool you. Woody Harrelson’s a triple threat: He acts, writes and directs. What’s the biggest challenge of the three? “I think the hardest thing is being an actor in a project you don’t love,” the former “Cheers” star says. “That hasn’t happened to me much.” But when it did? He cites “The Walker,” the 2007 flick in which he played a gay gadfly in Washington. Read More»

Woody’s ‘Bullet’ has a shot

Woody Harrelson’s off-B’way comedy “Bullet for Adolf” got OK reviews. So, now, this guy who lives in Maui, how you gonna keep him down on the farm after he’s seen Broadway? After giving notes to the cast backstage, Woody said: “I’m a little nervous about creating a play, but if it’s received well I would like to do more on the stage. Can’t believe how nervous I am.” Read More»

VIDEO & SNAPSHOTS: ‘BULLET FOR ADOLF’

After winning an Emmy Award for his work on TV’s “Cheers,” and picking up a couple of Oscar nominations for his film acting work, it’s easy to forget that Woody Harrelson got his start in the theatre, as an understudy in the original Broadway production of Biloxi Blues. He hasn’t forgotten his stage roots, having appeared as an actor on and Off-Broadway, as well as in London’s West End. He’s also an accomplished playwright/director. Read More»

STAGE TUBE: Woody Harrelson Chat ‘BULLET FOR ADOLF’ on ‘Colbert’

Woody Harrelson appeared on last night’s ‘The Colbert Report’ on Comedy Central to discuss his new Off-Broadway play, BULLET FOR ADOLF. During the interview, the actor managed to unbutton his shirt to casually reveal a bit of advertising for the show. Read More»

VIDEO: The Sweet Spot

This week, A. O. Scott and David Carr discuss the success (or failure) of actors and musicians who multitask and do other things, like Woody Harrelson as a playwright and stage director. Read More»

Q+A: A Strange Party with Woody Harrelson

The scene: the opening-night after-party of Bullet for Adolf, a new play written by Woody Harrelson and his friend Frankie Hyman, and directed by Harrelson. The play is set in the summer of 1983, when Harrelson and Hyman were roommates working construction jobs in Houston. Apparently, they smoked a lot of weed, drank, argued, flirted with some girls they knew, and thought a lot about race and ethnicity. Read More»

The Colbert Report – Woody Harrelson

Actor Woody Harrelson talks about his long-lost friend Frankie Hyman and the inspiration for their Off-Broadway show, “Bullet for Adolf.” Read More»

Woody Harrelson Directed His Play Barefoot, Had Cast Do Daily Yoga Routine

David Blaine, the illusionist known for stunts like encasing himself in blocks of ice and Plexiglas, performed a special magic trick for the New York opening of Woody Harrelson’s play Bullet for Adolf. A hush fell over the crowd in the lobby at New World Stages when Blaine pulled out a deck of cards and held them high. Photographers cocked their cameras, and Blaine, with one hand, spewed the cards all over the floor. Read More»

WNYC – Leonard Lopate Show: ‘Bullet for Adolf’

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman discuss writing the comic play “Bullet for Adolf,” which Harrelson also directs. The play is set in Houston during the summer of 1983, when a couple of mid-western rubes with uncertain futures meet and form an unlikely friendship with a slick New Yorker on the run from his past. Read More»

Woody Harrelson’s Off Broadway Debut Brings Out Star Pals

Woody Harrelson has conquered plenty of fields in entertainment, from TV to movies. So last night’s premiere of the play he wrote with pal Frankie Hyman was another high water mark– and I do mean high. With Woody, it’s not Chanel No. 5 you sniff when he gives you a hug. (Harrelson is one of the nicest, most mellow fellows in showbiz.) Woody directed “Bullet for Adolf” and it opened last night at New World Stages, a cool theater complex just west of the theater district on 50th St. and Eighth Avenue. Read More»

‘Bullet for Adolf’ making New York laugh

Woody Harrelson’s play Bullet for Adolf, which debuted in Toronto last year, made its off-Broadway debut Thursday to mixed reception. The play takes Canadian actors David Coomber and Brandon Coffey to New York in a story written and directed by Harrelson, star of Cheers and The Hunger Games. Read More

PHOTO CALL: Tony Danza, David Blaine, Stephanie J. Block and More Celebrate Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s ‘Bullet for Adolf’

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, officially opened in its American premiere Aug. 8 at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages following previews that began July 19. Read More»

Woody Harrelson and the Cast of ‘Bullet for Adolf’ Celebrate an Explosive Opening Night

Writer/director Woody Harrelson was surrounded by famous friends and theater stars at the August 8 opening of his new off-Broadway play Bullet for Adolf. Co-written by Harrelson’s pal Frankie Hyman, the show is inspired by true events and focuses on fictional versions of Harrelson and Hyman in 1983 Texas. Read More»

Photo Coverage: ‘Bullet for Adolf’ – Red Carpet

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, received its American last night, August 8. Directed by Harrelson—Academy Award nominee for The Messenger and The People vs. Larry Flynt—the show began performances on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The production is scheduled to play through Sunday, September 9, 2012. Read More»

Photo Coverage: ‘Bullet for Adolf’ – After Party

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, received its American last night, August 8. Directed by Harrelson—Academy Award nominee for The Messenger and The People vs. Larry Flynt—the show began performances on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The production is scheduled to play through Sunday, September 9, 2012. Read More»

Photo Coverage: ‘Bullet for Adolf’ – Curtain Call

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, received its American last night, August 8. Directed by Harrelson—Academy Award nominee for The Messenger and The People vs. Larry Flynt—the show began performances on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The production is scheduled to play through Sunday, September 9, 2012. Read More»

PHOTO FLASH: David Blaine, Tony Danza, Steve Guttenberg, Woody Harrelson at ‘Bullet for Adolf’ Opening

On Wednesday, August 8, the Off-Broadway production of Bullet for Adolf opened at New World Stages where it will run through September 9. Read More»

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s Comedy, ‘Bullet for Adolf,’ Opens Off-Broadway Aug. 8

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, officially opens in its American premiere Aug. 8 at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages following previews that began July 19. Directed by Harrelson (Academy Award nominee for “The Messenger,” “The People vs. Larry Flynt”), performances will continue through Sept. 9. Read More»

Woody Harrelson’s ‘Bullet For Adolf’ Opens at New World Stages

Off-Broadway is in the line of fire as Bullet For Adolf officially opens for a limited engagement on August 8. Directed by Woody Harrelson and co-written by Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, the play will run at off-Broadway’s New World Stages through September 9. Read More»

BWW TV: Woody Harrelson-Helmed ‘BULLET FOR ADOLF’ – Performance Highlights!

Bullet for Adolf, a new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, will receive its American premiere tonight, August 8. Directed by Harrelson—Academy Award nominee for The Messenger and The People vs. Larry Flynt—the show began performances on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The production is scheduled to play through Sunday, September 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below! Read More»

Woody make it in theater?

Tonight Woody Harrelson — Oscar nominee for Best Actor, Oscar nominee for Best Supporting Actor, Emmy winner, five-time Emmy nominee, Golden Globe nominee, TV star, movie star, Sigma Chi frat, college degree in bachelor of arts — premieres off-Broadway’s comedy “Bullet for Adolf.” Read More»

Woody Harrelson can add playwright to his resume

NEW YORK – Back in the summer of 1983, an aspiring young actor named Woody Harrelson landed a construction job in Houston, where he and his best friend from college hoped to earn a little cash before heading to the Big Apple. One of their fellow construction workers was a displaced New Yorker named Frankie Hyman, who became Woody Harrelson’s buddy and roommate. Read More»

VIDEO: ‘CBS This Morning’ (Part 1 – Teaser)

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Woody Harrelson Defends Ryan Gosling from Wild Women

A source at Harrelson’s new play, “Bullet for Adolf” at New World Stages, said the “Hunger Games” star saved the famously heroic Gosling from a group of “overexcited female fans” who started to corner the studly star during intermission in the front of the house. Read More»

Actor Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman on ‘Bullet for Adolf,’ and the Unforgettable Summer of ’83

In the new play, “Bullet for Adolf,” set in the course of a Houston summer in 1983, two buddies on a construction crew assess their relationship. “You think we’ll ever be friends again?” says Zach, a laconic slacker who’s about to head to New York City to pursue an acting career. Frankie, his African-American crew mate, replies, “I don’t think either of us knows the give and take of friendship.” Read More»

Woody Harrelson: Back to (Off-)Broadway

Who would have thought that the fresh-faced, dopey bartender on the TV show Cheers would turn into one of the most versatile, prolific actors of his time? Woody Harrelson has played a stone-faced Marine, a porn king, and a sociopathic criminal. He’s just arrived Off-Broadway in two new roles: playwright and director. Read More»

Woody Harrelson Gives Two Canadians an Off-Broadway Break in ‘Bullet for Adolf’

What are two nice Canadian boys doing in one of the raunchiest plays to hit off-Broadway in years, making jokes about eating placenta stew and pleasuring themselves to photos from National Geographic? Blame Woody Harrelson. The well-known Hollywood star cast David Coomber and Albertan Brandon Coffey in last year’s Toronto tryout of his autobiographical play, Bullet for Adolf (which Harrelson also directed) and liked them enough to bring them to New York, where it opens Wednesday. Read More»

Watch Woody Harrelson on CBS News talk ‘Bullet for Adolf & starting ‘Catching Fire’

The lovable Woody Harrelson was on CBS News this morning promoting his new off broadway play Bullet for Adolf. However he does mention that he will be starting filming for Catching Fire in Atlanta and Hawaii next month (head over to the 4:35 mark)! Read More»

Woody Harrelson Discusses Houston-Based Play

NEW YORK — In the summer of 1983, The Police were on top of the charts with “Every Breath You Take,” James Bond was sipping martinis in “Octopussy” and Woody Harrelson was meeting a man who would change his life. Read More»

Woody Harrelson Talks ‘Bullet for Adolf’ and Prepping for the New ‘Hunger Games’ on ‘CBS This Morning’

Bullet for Adolf playwright Woody Harrelson woke up bright and early on August 6 to ride his bike over to CBS This Morning to chat about his new play, which is currently running at off-Broadway’s New World Stages. Read More»

Woody Harrelson: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ to begin filming in September

Woody Harrelson said filming will begin next month on the second film in the wildly successful franchise, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson on ‘Bullet for Adolf’

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Theater Linstings for Aug. 3-9

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s story of two Midwesterners, a Harlem transplant and a vanished World War II artifact was inspired by people the playwrights met while working construction together in Houston in the sweltering summer of 1983. While he doesn’t appear in the cast, Mr. Harrelson directs the comedy about race and friendship, which he breaks down into “about seven percent history and 93 percent embroidery.” Read More»

Harlem native and famous friend take show at off-Broadway

“People ask us how long it took to write the play,” says Oscar-nominated actor Woody Harrelson, “but I think it’s more fair to ask, ‘How long did we not write the play?’” Harrelson is in Manhattan, where he’s been stationed for the last nine weeks or so, to direct “Bullet for Adolf,” the comedy he co-wrote with longtime friend and Harlem native Frankie Hyman, in its off-Broadway debut at New World Stages. Read More»

Two Friends Write a Play After Work

WORKING construction in Houston one sweltering morning during the summer of 1983, Frankie Hyman overheard the site supervisor chastising another employee for arriving two hours late. When he heard an easy, drawling voice retort, “What are you talking about, I’m usually the first one in and the last to leave,” a claim that “definitely was not the case,” Mr. Hyman chuckled and decided that “I liked this guy, and I hadn’t even met him yet.” Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson on ‘The View’, Part 1

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VIDEO: Woody Harrelson on ‘The View’, Part 2

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STAGE TUBE: Woody Harrelson Chats ‘BULLET FOR ADOLF’ on ‘The View’

Woody Harrelson visited ABC’s THE VIEW yesterday to talk about his Off-Broadway comedy BULLET FOR ADOLF now in previews at New World Stages. The Academy Award-nominee was joined by the play’s co-writer Frankie Hyman who talked about his friendship with Harrelson. Read More»

Goings On About Town: The Theatre

A budding friendship between two Midwesterners and a slick New Yorker is complicated by the disappearance of a Second World War artifact, in this comedy written by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman. Read More»

PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes of Woody Harrelson’s Off Broadway Show, ‘Bullet for Adolf’

“I’ve been in love with theater for a long time,” Woody Harrelson says. He made his Broadway debut in 1985 (as an understudy in Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues), but it was two years earlier that Harrelson, working a post-college construction job in Houston, met Frankie Hyman, with whom he co-wrote Bullet for Adolf, a comedy loosely based on that summer (it opens August 8 at New World Stages). Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson on ABC’s ‘THE VIEW’ (Part 2)

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VIDEO: Woody Harrelson on ABC’s ‘THE VIEW’ (Part 1)

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Cybill Shepherd, Woody Harrelson to Guest on ABC’s ‘THE VIEW’

Joan Rivers, Karina Smirnoff (ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars”), Woody Harrelson (“Bullet for Adolf”), Cybill Shepherd (“The Best Man”), Kyra Sedgwick (“The Closer”) and Edward Norton (“The Bourne Legacy”) will all be featured JULY 30 – AUGUST 3 on ABC’S THE VIEW. Read More»

NYC Best: Snoop Dogg, Harrelson’s ‘Bullet,’ Sondheim

“Bullet for Adolf” is Woody Harrelson’s baby — he co-wrote the play and with it makes his Off-Broadway directorial debut. The comedy is based on an unlikely friendship that formed in 1983 Houston between Woody and black New Yorker Frankie Hyman. Read More»

Theater Listings for July 27-Aug. 2

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s story of two Midwesterners, a Harlem transplant and a vanished World War II artifact was inspired by people the playwrights met while working construction together in Houston in the sweltering summer of 1983. Read More»

Woody Harrelson Leads Yoga and Meditation for Cast of ‘Bullet for Adolf’

“I have always been a big believer that as an actor, it’s best to be in a state of relaxation before you get into a scene or an entire play. So we do yoga, sometimes a little meditation and then vocal exercises. Your tools are much more accessible if you are relaxed as opposed to being tense and uptight.” Read More»

Woody Harrelson has Off Broadway in his sights with ‘Bullet for Adolf’

While Woody Harrelson is best known as a TV-actor-turned-movie star–his high-profile projects include Cheers, The People vs. Larry Flynt, The Hunger Games and HBO’s Game Change (which just earned him his seventh Emmy nomination)–his first professional gig was as a Broadway understudy in Biloxi Blues. Read More»

Woody Harrelson’s ‘Bullet for Adolf’ Premieres Off-Broadway

On July 19, “Bullet for Adolf” had its U.S. premiere at Off-Broadway’s New World Stages and will run previews until its opening night on August 8. The play made its world premiere in Toronto at the Hart House Theatre in the spring of 2011. Read More»

Woody Harrelson: “I Wish My Indies Were Blockbusters!”

After a smash series, two Oscar nominations, Game Change, and a part in the Hunger Games franchise, Woody Harrelson naturally has turned to writing and directing. The result is Bullet for Adolf, a comedy set in 1983 Houston, which he co-wrote with Frankie Hyman and which officially opens on August 8 at New World Stages. Read More»

Goings On About Town: The Theatre

A budding friendship between two Midwesterners and a slick New Yorker is complicated by the disappearance of a Second World War artifact, in this comedy written by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman. Read More»

The Top 10 Things on New York Stages for the Week of July 22, 2012

Amy Adams and Donna Murphy go ‘Into the Woods,’ John Lloyd Young returns to ‘Jersey Boys,’ Woody Harrelson directs, and ‘Forbidden Broadway’ is back. Read More»

‘Bullet for Adolf’ Writer/Director Woody Harrelson on ‘The Hunger Games,’ Feeling Like a ‘Hot Girl’ & Much More

Two years after meeting Frankie Hyman in the summer of 1983 while working construction in Houston, Texas, Woody Harrelson became the breakout star of the hit TV comedy Cheers. Movie-star status soon followed with lead roles in White Men Can’t Jump and Indecent Proposal, but when a chance encounter reunited Harrelson with his old pal, the two began work on Bullet for Adolf, a play dramatizing that fateful summer. Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’

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Goings on About Town: The Theatre

A budding friendship between two Midwesterners and a slick New Yorker is complicated by the disappearance of a Second World War artifact, in this comedy written by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman. Read More»

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman looked to their real-life bond for their Off-Broadway play ‘Bullet for Adolf’

In 1983, two years before breaking out as a goofy but lovable bartender on “Cheers,” Woody Harrelson was just out of college and hauling bricks on a Houston construction site. The job was unforgiving and back-busting, simply a means of making cash to get to New York to pursue acting. Read More»

Theater Listings for July 20-26

Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman’s story of two Midwesterners, a Harlem transplant and a vanished World War II artifact was inspired by people the playwrights met while working construction together in Houston in the sweltering summer of 1983. Read More»

‘Bullet’ Director Woody Harrelson Parades Topless Women in Times Square to Announce ‘Adolf Is Coming!’

Woody Harrelson’s latest stunt gives brand new meaning to the term “flash mob.” To shoot up interest in his new off-Broadway play Bullet for Adolf, beginning previews at New World Stages on July 19, the two-time Oscar nominee and Emmy winner recruited three bare-chested gals to strut their stuff around Times Square… Read More»

Behind the Curtain: ‘Exorcist’ on Broadway, more

Woody Harrelson, who co-authored the new Off-Broadway play “Bullet for Adolf,” tried to publicize the show on Tuesday night by having three topless women walk around Times Square with the words “Adolf” “Is” “Coming” written above their breasts, as first reported by the Daily News. Read More»

Jim Parsons, Glenn Close, Bobby Cannavale & More Receive 2012 Emmy Nominations

Nominations have been announced for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, with Harvey star Jim Parsons, Tony winners Glenn Close, Christine Baranski and Denis O’Hare and Tony nominees Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco earning nods for their work during the most recent TV season. Read More»

INTERVIEW: Woody Harrelson Bites the ‘Bullet for Adolf’

In 1983, 22-year-old Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman were working construction together in the sweltering hot Houston summer. Harrelson had just graduated from Hanover College in Indiana, where he received a dual degree in theater arts and English, and had his whole life ahead of him. Read More»

VIDEO: Woody Harrelson talks about brawling & dislike for some paparazzi

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Woody Harrelson and Long-Lost BFF Co-Wrote a Play

In the early 1990s, Woody Harrelson went on Jay Leno’s show and put out an all-points-bulletin for Frankie Hyman, a friend he’d spent a summer with in 1983; while Mr. Harrelson was starring on Cheers, the private investigator he’d hired told him that Mr. Hyman was not using his Social Security Number. Read More»

Woody Promotes Play in the Naked City

Talk about a flash mob. To hawk his Off-Broadway play “Bullet for Adolf,” Woody Harrelson thought out of the box and out of the bra on Tuesday night. The former “Cheers” bartender recruited three New York women to parade topless from W. 45th to W. 47th Sts. Read More»

‘Bullet For Adolf’ Connects Woody Harrelson With Frankie Hyman, An Old Friend Who Disappeared

NEW YORK — In the summer of 1983, The Police were on top of the charts with “Every Breath You Take,” James Bond was sipping martinis in “Octopussy” and Woody Harrelson was meeting a man who would change his life. Read More»

Podcast with Harlem’s Frankie Hyman from ‘Bullet for Adolf’

Join Harlem World Radio Show Podcast host Danny Tisdale as he speaks to Harlem’s Frankie Hyman about his life and the new play Bullet for Adolf, that he co-wrote with friend Woody Harrelson. Read More»