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BIO: A comedian noted for his deadpan delivery, Steven Wright has built up a following, and while he has not followed many of his contemporaries into sitcom or big screen stardom, he did win an Academy Awa... (read more...)

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DreamWorks Studios Acquires Michael Crichton Book MICRO DreamWorks Studios Acquires Michael Crichton Book MICRO
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2015

DreamWorks Studios has acquired the film rights to the Michael Crichton novel, “Micro,” it was announced today by Michael Wright, CEO of DreamWorks Studios.... (more...)
Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature CHICAGO, INTO THE WOODS & More Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season to Feature CHICAGO, INTO THE WOODS & More
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company will present five productions in the 2015-2016 season, ranging from classic works of theatre to popular, contemporary, Tony Award-winning musicals.... (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE MENTALISTS, Starring Stephen Merchant & Steffan Rhodri Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE MENTALISTS, Starring Stephen Merchant & Steffan Rhodri
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2015

Rehearsal images have been released of BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning writer, comedian and actor Stephen Merchant (The Office, Extras, Hello Ladies) and critically acclaimed actor Steffan Rhodri (Gavin & Stacey, Harry Potter, Posh) as they prepare to open wickedly funny comedy The Mentalists, ... (more...)
Judy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival Judy Collins & More Added to This Summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

Lincoln Center Out of Doors one of the country's longest-running, free, summer outdoor festivals opens its 45th season on July 22, 2015. A range of concerts, dance performances, family events, related film screenings, talks, and an exhibition will be presented across three weeks, from July 22 - Augu... (more...)
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY National Tour Announces Itinerary; See Where It All Began! THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY National Tour Announces Itinerary; See Where It All Began!
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2015

The national tour of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, winner of the 2014 Tony Award for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations, has announced its initial itinerary, launching in Des Moines, IA at the Des Moines Civic Center, with performances beginning Saturday, November 28th and an official open... (more...)
Steven Wright, Patton Oswalt & More Added to Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts' Schedule Steven Wright, Patton Oswalt & More Added to Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts' Schedule
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2015

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce three Just Added performances in Jackson Hall: comedian Steven Wright, on Thursday, September 17 at 8 p.m.; comedian Patton Oswalt on Friday, October 16 at 8 p.m.; and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings on Frida... (more...)
CRITICS' CHOICE: Get Some Southern Hospitality CRITICS' CHOICE: Get Some Southern Hospitality
by Jeffrey Ellis - June 12, 2015

We pride ourselves on our bounteous Southern hospitality here in Nashville, so who's gonna explain this: On Thursday, as thousands of country music fans gathered downtown for CMA Fest and thousands more fans of every musical genre you can think of were headed southward for the Bonnaroo Music Festiva... (more...)
Broadway's HAND TO GOD, Frank Sinatra Exhibition and More Set for ARTS IN THE CITY, 6/12 Broadway's HAND TO GOD, Frank Sinatra Exhibition and More Set for ARTS IN THE CITY, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2015

The June 2015 edition of CUNY TV's ARTS IN THE CITY, hosted by Donna Hanover from the gardens of The Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, begins Friday, June 12 (2015) at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm on CUNY TV*.... (more...)
CRITICS' CHOICE: We Saw What You Did Last Summer CRITICS' CHOICE: We Saw What You Did Last Summer
by Jeffrey Ellis - June 09, 2015

It's another busy theater week in Tennessee, and in Nashville there are an extra 50,000 to 100,000 country music fans jamming up traffic and increasing wait times at local restaurants, thanks to CMA Music Fest, which natives and longtimers will remember as Fan Fair. So while you're steering clear of... (more...)
CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Wins Tony for Best Play CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Wins Tony for Best Play
by Caryn Robbins - June 07, 2015

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME has won the 2015 Tony Award for Bet Play.... (more...)
Andrew Keates' AS IS to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios Andrew Keates' AS IS to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2015

After a sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre in 2013, William M. Hoffman's As Is now transfers to Trafalgar Studios with a stunning new cast and design. Using humour and sensitivity, As Is shatters the apathy and ignorance surrounding AIDS in the 1980s. Celebrating its 30th anniversary since first... (more...)
OPNFV Delivers Open Source Software to Enable Deployment of Network Functions Virtualization Solutions OPNFV Delivers Open Source Software to Enable Deployment of Network Functions Virtualization Solutions
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2015

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BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide - Best Play BWW's 'Brush Up On Your TONY Nominees' Guide - Best Play
by Caryn Robbins - June 03, 2015

Leading up to Broadway's biggest night, the 2015 TONY AWARDS, BWW will be bringing you an overview of this year's nominees in the top categories. Next up, the nominees for Best Play.... (more...)
Steven Wright to Perform at The Orleans Showroom, 7/10-11 Steven Wright to Perform at The Orleans Showroom, 7/10-11
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2015

 Academy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Steven Wright returns to The Orleans Showroom January 11 and 12 with his trademark wit, absurdist one-liners, monotone voice and deadpan delivery.... (more...)
CRITICS' CHOICE: Go Theater-Hopping This Week CRITICS' CHOICE: Go Theater-Hopping This Week
by Jeffrey Ellis - June 02, 2015

No matter what the calendar says, we're in early summer already - insofar as theater in Tennessee is concerned, at least - and there are four new shows opening this week that should command your attention. Along with a number of shows that are continuing their runs (like John Chaffin's Cliffhanger a... (more...)
HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners! HAMILTON and More Win Big at 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards- ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2015

For the first time since 1983 with LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, an Off-Broadway musical, HAMILTON, has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Check out all the winners below!... (more...)
Photo Special: Happy Birthday Idina Menzel - Part 2; GLEE, Concerts, FROZEN, IF/THEN & Much More! Photo Special: Happy Birthday Idina Menzel - Part 2; GLEE, Concerts, FROZEN, IF/THEN & Much More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 30, 2015

As the star embarks TONIGHT on a new world tour, we'll celebrating Idina Menzel's birthday with a look back into the BWW Photo Archvies!... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Hangin' with the Stars of 2015 Stars In The Alley! Photo Coverage: Hangin' with the Stars of 2015 Stars In The Alley!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 28, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held just yesterday in Shubert Alley, hosted by Darren Criss who is currently playing Hedwig in the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hedwig and the Angry Inch. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor... (more...)
BLIZZARD: A LOVE STORY to Premiere at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity This Summer BLIZZARD: A LOVE STORY to Premiere at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Lifedream Productions is pleased to present Melissa Skirboll's new one-act play, Blizzard: A Love Story in its world premiere at the Paradise Factory in New York, as part of the 7th annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Helmed by the award winning director LORI KEE, this production stars GARY... (more...)
2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Kicks Off Next Month; Lineup Announced! 2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Kicks Off Next Month; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, the country's premier socially-conscious, eco-friendly arts festival, is proud to announce its seventh season of plays, musicals & staged readings, with all shows taking place at The Paradise Factory, 64 East 4th St, between 2nd Avenue & Bowery.... (more...)
Comedian Steven Wright Set for Patchogue Theatre's Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Benefit, 6/23 Comedian Steven Wright Set for Patchogue Theatre's Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Benefit, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Academy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated comedian STEVEN WRIGHT to perform live at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) on Saturday, June 23, at 8:30 p.m., presented by the Rotary Club of Patchogue in conjunction with the Island Outreach Foundation. Rotary Club of Patchogue's ann... (more...)
THE LIAR Begins 5/26 at Artists Rep THE LIAR Begins 5/26 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre will bring its 2014/15 season to close with The Liar, an adaptation of Pierre Cornielle's 17th Century French comedy from the brilliant mind of David Ives, a playwright best known for hilarious adaptations and plays such as All In The Timing and Venus in Fur.... (more...)
Arsenio Hall, Jane Lynch, THE CAT IN THE HAT & More Set for Richmond Hill Centre's 2015-16 Season Arsenio Hall, Jane Lynch, THE CAT IN THE HAT & More Set for Richmond Hill Centre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2015

The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts announced the details of its exciting 2015-2016 Season last night. The RHCPA follows up its record breaking 6th season with a lineup guaranteed to provide something for every taste. Filled with premieres and exclusive GTA appearances the 2015-2016 Sea... (more...)
THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 2-8 THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: May 2-8
by BWW Special Coverage - May 08, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of the cast of FINDING NEVERLAND recording the original cast album, a first look... (more...)
The Theatre @ Boston Court to Bring Two Shows to New York The Theatre @ Boston Court to Bring Two Shows to New York
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

The Theatre @ Boston Court announces two critically acclaimed Main Stage productions to receive New York premieres in June, 2015.... (more...)






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