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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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VIDEO: Sean Hayes' Livestream Chat With Fans Before First Preview of AN ACT OF GOD VIDEO: Sean Hayes' Livestream Chat With Fans Before First Preview of AN ACT OF GOD
by Michael Dale - May 31, 2016

David Javerbaum's hit comedy from last summer has been revised for a new star and a new year.... (more...)
Photo Flash: THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN Opens Tomorrow at Bay Street Theater Photo Flash: THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN Opens Tomorrow at Bay Street Theater
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the arrival of the Hamptons' newest diva, with the world premiere of THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN, a new play by Jonathan Tolins, directed by Noah Himmelstein. The production starts tomorrow, May 31, and runs through June 19. There is a 'Pay What You Can' performance... (more...)
AN ACT OF GOD with Sean Hayes Begins Previews Tonight on Broadway AN ACT OF GOD with Sean Hayes Begins Previews Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2016

Tony nominee and Emmy winner Sean Hayes returns to Broadway as God himself in a limited 14-week engagement of the hit comedy An Act of God at the Booth Theatre, beginning tonight, May 28, 2016. David Javerbaum's comedy returns to New York after launching the 2015-2016 Broadway season in a sold-out, ... (more...)
Upright Citizens Brigade Plans 4 Shows at TPAC Upright Citizens Brigade Plans 4 Shows at TPAC
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 27, 2016

Tomorrow's comedy stars from New York and Los Angeles will be in Nashville in late September as the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company performs four "unpredictable" shows at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Johnson Theater September 30 - October 1.... (more...)
'CURIOUS INCIDENT' to Offer Specially Priced Lottery in Celebration of Book's Anniversary 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' to Offer Specially Priced Lottery in Celebration of Book's Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Tony Award-winning production of the National Theatre's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME announces a $13 Ticket Lottery in celebration of the 13th Anniversary of Mark Haddon's book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on Tuesday, May 31 at 5:00PM.... (more...)
Almeida to Broadcast Rupert Goold's RICHARD III, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave, July 21 Almeida to Broadcast Rupert Goold's RICHARD III, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Vanessa Redgrave, July 21
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Almeida will broadcast Artistic Director Rupert Goold's production of RICHARD III, with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare's most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret, live to cinemas in the UK and around the world on 21 July.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sean Hayes Reveals What It's Like Playing The Lord in AN ACT OF GOD VIDEO: Sean Hayes Reveals What It's Like Playing The Lord in AN ACT OF GOD
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

On this morning's TODAY, Sean Hayes stopped by to talk about the Broadway comedy AN ACT OF GOD, where he plays himself inhabited by God.... (more...)
Open Road Films Acquires Animated Feature Film PLAYMOBIL Based on Iconic Toy Brand Open Road Films Acquires Animated Feature Film PLAYMOBIL Based on Iconic Toy Brand
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films, today announced the acquisition of all U.S. distribution rights to the animated feature film PLAYMOBIL... (more...)
VIDEO: Sean Hayes Explains Why AN ACT OF GOD is #1: 'Hamilton Schmalmiton!' VIDEO: Sean Hayes Explains Why AN ACT OF GOD is #1: 'Hamilton Schmalmiton!'
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Sean Hayes stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to talk about starring in the new comedy AN ACT OF GOD and explained why it's currently the best show to see on Broadway.... (more...)
Mo Rocca to Host TASTE TALKS FOOD & DRINK Awards at BAM Mo Rocca to Host TASTE TALKS FOOD & DRINK Awards at BAM
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Taste Talks, the national series of innovative food festivals, announces the first annual Taste Talks Food & Drink Awards, a national culinary awards program for a new generation of food and drink lovers focusing on culture and innovation. Award nominee submissions open to the public today, and the ... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & More  Win Big at the 2016 Drama League Awards! Lin-Manuel Miranda, HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE & More Win Big at the 2016 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Shelian-Shanks) gathers today for the 82nd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, hosted by 2016 Tony® Award-nominees, Zachary Levi (She Loves Me) and Megan Hilty (Noises Off), in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Br... (more...)
Caroline Neff Joins Cast of Steep Theatre's WASTWATER Caroline Neff Joins Cast of Steep Theatre's WASTWATER
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Steep Theatre's upcoming U.S. Premiere of Wastwater marks the return of two notable members of the Steep family to the Edgewater theatre: Tony Award winner and Steep Associate Playwright Simon Stephens and Jeff Award winner and Steep Ensemble Member Caroline Neff.... (more...)
BWW Review:  Abbey Theatre's THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS Mixes Classic with Modern at Kennedy Center BWW Review: Abbey Theatre's THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS Mixes Classic with Modern at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - May 20, 2016

it's a shame this production only played the Kennedy Center for two performances, but for the lucky theatergoers that had a chance to see it, it is certainly a memorable one.... (more...)
THE HUNTING GROUND is Released THE HUNTING GROUND is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

NEW YORK, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Hunting Ground Book:... (more...)
Long Beach Opera to Close 2016 Season with West Coast Premiere of THE NEWS Long Beach Opera to Close 2016 Season with West Coast Premiere of THE NEWS
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Long Beach Opera (LBO) closes its 2016 season with the provoking and stinging political parody, The News, by Dutch “avant-pop” composer Jacob ter Veldhuis (JacobTV). The opera will be directed by Tanya Kane-Parry and conducted by LBO's Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek. Performances begi... (more...)
Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 a... (more...)
ESPN to Premiere Next 30 FOR 30 on Dwight Gooden & Darryl Strawberry, 7/14 ESPN to Premiere Next 30 FOR 30 on Dwight Gooden & Darryl Strawberry, 7/14
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

The next installment in ESPN Films' Emmy Award-winning 30 for 30 series will be DOC & DARRYL, premiering Thursday, July 14, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE JAMES PLAYS, The Lyceum, Sheffield, May 7-8 2016 BWW Review: THE JAMES PLAYS, The Lyceum, Sheffield, May 7-8 2016
by Ruth Deller - May 17, 2016

The touring production of Rona Munro's Scottish historical trilogy is an epic achievement.... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS on HBO VIDEO: First Look - ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS on HBO
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS, a weekly talk show hosted by one of the most influential figures in contemporary sports media, will kick off its 20-show season WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 (10:00–10:30 p.m. ET/PT).... (more...)
Late Show's Jon Batiste to Guest on 2 CHAIRS AND A MICROPHONE at NYC Podfest Late Show's Jon Batiste to Guest on 2 CHAIRS AND A MICROPHONE at NYC Podfest
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

NYC PodFest, Co-Produced by ThisMyShow Industries and Prince Street Entertainment, is thrilled to announce its all-star lineup  for its fourth annual festival will include 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' (CBS) & Stay Human band leader, Jon Batiste as a guest on a live taping of Paul Mecurio's '... (more...)
Miles Jupp to Launch UK Tour Miles Jupp to Launch UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Astronauts. Regrets. The sexes. Social Media. Hipsters. Poo. Rage. Medicine. Manners. Identity. Lost stuff. Other stuff.... (more...)
Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2016 Rising Star Award Nominations! Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2016 Rising Star Award Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2016

As one of the nation's leading regional theaters and producing partners for Broadway, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows for the Great White Way.... (more...)
L. Ron Hubbard Presents 'Writers of the Future Volume 32' L. Ron Hubbard Presents 'Writers of the Future Volume 32'
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2016

L. Ron Hubbard Presents 'Writers of the Future Volume 32' with its introduction of 13 new winning writers and 12 artists has now officially released and is available broadly, including at Amazon.com, and in Barnes & Noble, and Books-a-Million. In its starred review, Publishers Weekly claimed the ann... (more...)
Mo Rocca to Moderate 28th Annual NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE Mo Rocca to Moderate 28th Annual NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE
by TV News Desk - May 03, 2016

The National Geographic Bee, the National Geographic Society's annual geography competition, welcomes journalist and humorist Mo Rocca as the new moderator of the competition finals, which will be held at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C.... (more...)
THE UNION OF THE STATE is Now Available THE UNION OF THE STATE is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ 'The Union of The State' is one of the most-unique, untold tales in the history of show business. It's the story of eleven teenagers who met in college and formed one of the most prolific and impactful comedy troupes of all-time, The State. The 600-page book i... (more...)






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