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BIO: Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962)[6] is an American political satirist, writer, television host, actor, media critic and stand-up comedian. He is widely known as host of ... (read more...)

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Alan Alda to Narrate Mozart Concert and More at 2016 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival; Lineup Set! Alan Alda to Narrate Mozart Concert and More at 2016 Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival; Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

This summer, the 33rd season of Long Island's longest-running classical music festival comprises 13 concerts from July 31 to August 28, featuring the signature mix of renowned and up-and-coming artists and classic and new music that has made it one of the most noteworthy summer music festivals in th... (more...)
BWW Review: Commedia dell'Arte Meets Political Farce at Portland Stage BWW Review: Commedia dell'Arte Meets Political Farce at Portland Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 02, 2016

Portland Stage closes its season with Dario Fo's 1974 play, They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!, in the playwright's signature style of provocative socialist politics and broad Commedia dell'Arte farce. Translated from the Italian by Jon Laskin and Michael Aquilante, the Portland production adds an Ameri... (more...)
Celia Keenan-Bolger, John Ellison Conlee & More Set for Clubbed Thumb's 2016 Summerworks Series Celia Keenan-Bolger, John Ellison Conlee & More Set for Clubbed Thumb's 2016 Summerworks Series
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2016

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays.... (more...)
National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, GENIUS National Geographic Channel Announces Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, GENIUS
by TV News Desk - April 29, 2016

National Geographic Channel announced today that it will go straight to series with the first scripted series in the history of the network, the global anthology GENIUS from Fox 21 Television Studios... (more...)
Clubbed Thumb Sets Starry 2016 Summerworks Series; Cast Announced! Clubbed Thumb Sets Starry 2016 Summerworks Series; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced initial casting for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays.... (more...)
First Lady Michelle Obama & Dr. Jill Biden to Appear on NBC's THE VOICE First Lady Michelle Obama & Dr. Jill Biden to Appear on NBC's THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - April 28, 2016

Next week, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will celebrate the 5th anniversary of their Joining Forces initiative. In 2011, the First Lady and Dr. Biden launched Joining Forces, a nationwide initiative that calls on all Americans – in both the public and private sectors - to rally around... (more...)
Scoop: ANY GIVE WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS on HBO Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Scoop: ANY GIVE WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS on HBO Wednesday, June 22, 2016
by TV Scoop - April 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on ANY GIVE WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS on HBO, on Wednesday, June 22, 2016!... (more...)
THE STORY PIRATES Set for SOPAC, 5/14 THE STORY PIRATES Set for SOPAC, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2016

?The sketch comedy musical stories of Story Pirates will be showcased on the SOPAC stage May 14 at 12 p.m. Called "crazy entertaining" by Jon Stewart, Story Pirates will keep you doubled over laughing, all the while motivating kids to pick up a pencil and write from their own imaginations. Story Pir... (more...)
ESPN Films' SEC Stories Series Returns with Premiere of NORM ESPN Films' SEC Stories Series Returns with Premiere of NORM
by TV News Desk - April 21, 2016

ESPN Films' SEC Storied series returns on Sunday, May 1 at 9 p.m. ET, with the premiere of “Norm.” The film chronicles the life of Missouri men's basketball coaching legend Norm Stewart... (more...)
SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List! SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

The 2016 Drama League Award Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award were just announced this morning at Sardi's, by Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Mon... (more...)
John Hodgman to Appear at The Neptune This June John Hodgman to Appear at The Neptune This June
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2016

STG presents & Live Nation welcomes John Hodgman in Vacationland on June 14, 2016 at 8:00 PM at The Neptune.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sean Hayes Snaps Audience Selfie Following AN ACT OF GOD's Final Show in San Francisco Photo Flash: Sean Hayes Snaps Audience Selfie Following AN ACT OF GOD's Final Show in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2016

The production also just wrapped a run in San Francisco last night, where Hayes commemorated the run with an audience selfie from onstage - check it out below!... (more...)
BWW Interview: Jon Brittain Talks MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF SOHO at Udderbelly Festival BWW Interview: Jon Brittain Talks MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF SOHO at Udderbelly Festival
by Marianka Swain - April 15, 2016

Jon Brittain and Matt Tedford's MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF SOHO, which gives the Iron Lady a Soho awakening on the eve of the Section 28 vote, has had a remarkable evolution over the past few years. From 10-minute short at Theatre503 to fully-fledged cabaret-cum-theatre show, it's enjoyed runs at th... (more...)
VIDEO: Bernie Sanders Slams Ted Cruz for His 'New York Values' on THE NIGHTLY SHOW VIDEO: Bernie Sanders Slams Ted Cruz for His 'New York Values' on THE NIGHTLY SHOW
by TV News Desk - April 14, 2016

During his visit to THE NIGHTLY SHOW, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders sat for an interview with Larry Wilmore, discussing Hillary Clinton, the U.S. economy, big banking and the Flint, MI, toxic water crisis.... (more...)
Chris Licht Named EP and Showrunner for LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT Chris Licht Named EP and Showrunner for LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by TV News Desk - April 13, 2016

Chris Licht, who has led CBS News' award-winning morning broadcast to its best ratings in nearly three decades, has been named Executive Producer/Showrunner of THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT.... (more...)
Matt Dovey and Adrian Massaro Top 2016 L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Matt Dovey and Adrian Massaro Top 2016 L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

MATT DOVEY, a writer from Lincolnshire, UK and ADRIAN MASSARO, an illustrator from Neuquen, Argentina were announced as the Grand Prize Winners of The 32nd Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards for Writers and Illustrators of the Future Contests in Science Fiction and Fantasy held at the Wilshire... (more...)
Prolific Composer James Newton Howard to Receive BMI's 2016 Icon Award Prolific Composer James Newton Howard to Receive BMI's 2016 Icon Award
by TV News Desk - April 12, 2016

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, will present the BMI Icon Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer James Newton Howard at the Company's 2016 Film & Television Awards.... (more...)
This Weeks New Movies - 4/15/2016 - 4/15/2016
by BWW - April 10, 2016

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 4/15/2016 - 4/15/2016! ... (more...)
Kennedy Center to Livestream EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS Preview Kennedy Center to Livestream EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS Preview
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

As part of the kick-off event for the 2016 Kennedy Center (KC) American College Theater Festival, a special preview of the EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS will be performed and livestreamed as part of KC's Millennium Stage Series. The preview consists of an excerpt of the collection with more than 30 one-minut... (more...)
Mondavi Center Sets 2016-17 Season of Music, Dance, Theatre and More Mondavi Center Sets 2016-17 Season of Music, Dance, Theatre and More
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2016

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 15th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance, theater and speakers.... (more...)
VIDEO: AN ACT OF GOD's Author David Javerbaum Talks About The Play's Inspiration And A Future Casting Possibility VIDEO: AN ACT OF GOD's Author David Javerbaum Talks About The Play's Inspiration And A Future Casting Possibility
by Michael Dale - April 01, 2016

The Twitter-grown comedy that opened this season with Jim Parsons returns in May with Sean Hayes.... (more...)
Tickets Go on Sale for AN ACT OF GOD's Broadway Return with Sean Hayes Tickets Go on Sale for AN ACT OF GOD's Broadway Return with Sean Hayes
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony® nominee and Emmy® winner Sean Hayes will play God in a limited 14-week engagement of the hit Broadway comedy An Act of God at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) beginning May 28, 2016. David Javerbaum's comedy returns to New York after ... (more...)
BWW Preview: THE REALISTIC JONESES (Os Realistas) Brings Debora Bloch to Sao Paulo at Teatro Porto Seguro BWW Preview: THE REALISTIC JONESES (Os Realistas) Brings Debora Bloch to Sao Paulo at Teatro Porto Seguro
by Claudio Erlichman - March 31, 2016

With Direction by Guilherme Weber the play brings in the cast Debora Bloch, Emilio De Mello, Fernando Eiras and Mariana Lima. Unprecedented in Latin America, 'The Realistic Joneses' was the debut of Will Eno on Broadway, in 2014.... (more...)
There's a New God in Town! AN ACT OF GOD Will Return to Broadway This Summer with Sean Hayes There's a New God in Town! AN ACT OF GOD Will Return to Broadway This Summer with Sean Hayes
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2016

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that Tony® nominee and Emmy® winner Sean Hayes will play God in a limited 14-week engagement of the hit Broadway comedy An Act of God at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) beginning May 28, 2016. David Javerbaum's comedy returns to New York after la... (more...)
THE UNION OF THE STATE is Released THE UNION OF THE STATE is Released
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ 'The Union of The State' by author Corey Stulce is the untold, uncensored story of the most influential and prolific comedy troupe of the last twenty-five years and a unique tale in the history of show business. It will be released in print, Kindle, and eBo... (more...)






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