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Damian Attends ‘People, Places & Things’ Post-Curtain Dinner Event – Oct 24, 2017

Damian Attends ‘People, Places & Things’ Post-Curtain Dinner Event

by Maria Ward | Vogue | October 24, 2017

People, Places & Things Post-Curtain Dinner Event. Source: Vogue – photo by Krista Schlueter

On Monday night, the toast of Broadway traveled to Brooklyn for the American premiere of Duncan Macmillan’s People, Places & Things staged at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, NY.

Following sold-out productions at London’s National Theatre and then on the West End, Denise Gough has reprised her Olivier Award–winning role as Emma alongside much of the original cast.

All were on hand at the elegant post-curtain dinner, hosted by Vogue’s Anna Wintour. There, underneath the theater-style lights in the auditorium, Damian Lewis warmed up the room with a little-known anecdote from when he first began dating now-wife Helen McCrory in 2005. At the time, McCrory was playing the part of Rosalind in the West End production of As You Like It. Lewis recounted a conversation he had with McCrory: “She said, ‘If there’s any justice in this world, the girl who is understudying me is going to be a fucking star,’” Lewis recalled. “‘She’s brilliant.’” As fate would have it, the understudy was Gough.

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Billions Bosses Promise to Deliver High Yield Drama at Season 2 Premiere – Feb 14, 2017

‘Billions’ Bosses Promise to Deliver High Yield Drama at Season 2 Premiere

by Cynthia Littleton – Variety – February 14, 2017

Anna Wintour waited patiently at the bar to give Damian Lewis a hug just as he arrived Monday night at Cipriani in lower Manhattan for the season two premiere of “Billions.”

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The Vogue editor-in-chief was among the high net worth guests who turned out to toast the Wall Street-themed drama’s Feb. 19 return on Showtime. Knicks coach Phil Jackson and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft also made the rounds at the screening and party, appropriately held at the venue across the street from Wall Street’s iconic charging bull sculpture.

Showtime CEO David Nevins gave a shout-out to co-creators and showrunners Brian Koppelman and David Levien for their deft touch in delivering the “Billions” mix of sudsy drama and heady commentary on the 1% and their discontents. The show’s already large ensemble cast — anchored by Lewis, Paul GiamattiMaggie Siff and Malin Akerman — has been enhanced this year with such notable additions as Eric BogosianChristopher DenhamJames Wolk and Asia Kate Dillon. It took Koppelman and Levien a few minutes to call out all of the actors assembled for the screening — and to give a little good-natured ribbing to Giamatti for missing the event.

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Billions Celebrates Its Season Two Premiere in Style – Feb 14, 2017

Damian and Company

by Nicki Gostin – Vogue – February 14, 2017

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Billions, the Showtime series about a billionaire hedge-funder and a hard-charging U.S. Attorney, held its second season premiere in a perfectly apt venue—the ornate Cipriani in the Financial District, opposite the famous bull statue.

At the splashy premiere, where guests supped on Billions-inspired elit Vodka cocktails, Damian Lewis (who was slightly late because he was stuck in traffic after an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers) joined Anna Wintour, Eric Bogosian, Carla Gugino, Robert Kraft, Danny Strong, Jerry O’Connell, Maggie Siff and Malin Akerman.

Malin Akerman admitted that getting to play a billionaire’s wife has one delicious perk.“It’s quite exciting to wear these beautiful clothes,” she explained. “I’m a shoe and purse person, so they come in with these beautiful shoes and bags and we get to borrow them, so I feel pretty fabulous.”

Akerman said her favorite item so far has been a pair of blue suede Balenciaga boots.And as for personal purchases, The Heartbreak Kid actress explained that since she became a mom four years ago to son Sebastian, she doesn’t splurge on pricey items like she used to.

“I did buy a pair of Yves Saint Laurent little boots with fringe because they’re switching designers and I just felt like I wanted to invest in something that I’ll wear a lot,” she confessed. “They’re very expensive and there was a bit of guilty feelings as a mom, but I thought, you know what? I work hard, so every now and then I can give myself something.”

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Damian and Helen Attend Franca Screening and Anna Wintour’s Dinner Celebration – Nov 18, 2016

Damian and Helen Attend Franca Screening and Anna Wintour’s Dinner Celebration

by Gingersnap – damian-lewis.com – November 18, 2016

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Damian and Helen attended Vogue Magazine’s screening of Franca: Chaos and Creation at the new Metrograph theater in Manhattan. The documentary is an intimate portrait of Franca Sozzani, the legendary editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue.

Capping off the evening the couple attended the screening after party, a private dinner celebration hosted by Anna Wintour at her home.

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Summer Nights in New York – Oct 27, 2016

Friends Anna Wintour and Dominic West

by Dana Rose Falcone | US Weekly | October 27, 2016

Drinking in style! Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour loved hosting weekends at her beach house in Mastic, New York, this summer with actor pals Damian Lewis and Dominic West, a source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.

“They loved drinking and talking about how they miss England,” the insider says of the British trio. “They’d go through a ton of alcohol and laugh all night.”

Guests of the Hillary Clinton supporter, 66, left her Long Island home with an unique souvenir: a white cotton T-shirt reading “Make Mastic Great Again.”

“They’re the nicest white cotton T-shirts ever!” gushes the source.

While many A-listers typically flock farther east to the Hamptons during the warmer months, Wintour, dating businessman Shelby Bryan since 2004, has always been able to attract visitors to her waterfront abode.

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