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Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The New Group has announced full casting for Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten, and as previously announced, Norbert Leo Butz, Zosia Mamet and Maura Tierney, set to appear in this world premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reveals What Really Happened at Craziest Oscars Ever!VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reveals What Really Happened at Craziest Oscars Ever!
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Jimmy shared his personal perspective on what really happened when the Academy Award for Best Picture was given to the wrong movie at the Oscars. (more...)

VIDEO: Emma Stone, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Read Mean Tweets - Oscar EditionVIDEO: Emma Stone, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Read Mean Tweets - Oscar Edition
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more star in a special Mean Tweets: #Oscars edition which just aired on tonight's Academy Awards. Check out the video below! (more...)

Stage West to Bring Back ANN by Holland Taylor.Stage West to Bring Back ANN by Holland Taylor.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Stage West is delighted to announce that its hit production of Holland Taylor's Ann will be returning to the stage for a 5-week run beginning June 9 at the Dupree Theatre, Irving Arts Center! (more...)

Flynn Center Announces Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens BrigadeFlynn Center Announces Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens Brigade
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

The Flynn Center is a full-service home for the performing arts in the region; offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences; and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. Upcoming productions include Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Maron, and Upright Citizens Brigade. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler Star in New Comedy THE HOUSEVIDEO: First Look - Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler Star in New Comedy THE HOUSE
by Movies News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler star in the new comedy THE HOUSE, hitting theaters on  June 30, 2017. Check out the trailer below. (more...)

VIDEO: ABC's David Muir Talks 'Fake News', Donald Trump & More on JIMMY KIMMELVIDEO: ABC's David Muir Talks 'Fake News', Donald Trump & More on JIMMY KIMMEL
by - Feb 16, 2017

David Muir stopped by last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE to talk about reporting on intelligence leaks from The White House and shares his thoughts on fellow journalists being called 'fake news.' (more...)

VIDEO: Mariah Carey Performs 'I Don't' on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVEVIDEO: Mariah Carey Performs 'I Don't' on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Mariah Carey stopped by last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE TO perform 'I Don't'. The appearance marked the first time the singer performed on television since her controversial performance on ABC's DICK CLARK'S ROCKIN NEW YEAR'S EVE. (more...)

VIDEO: Did I Say That? Denzel Washington Gets Tested on His Classic Movie LinesVIDEO: Did I Say That? Denzel Washington Gets Tested on His Classic Movie Lines
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, host Jimmy Kimmel tested Denzel Washington's memory about his career by showing random people reading movie lines and having Denzel guess whether or not it was a line he said in a film. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reveals First Look at White House Valentine's CardsVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Reveals First Look at White House Valentine's Cards
by - Feb 14, 2017

The White House has a new line of Valentine's Day cards. They're cards like the ones kids give out in school, but each of them features a character from the Trump administration. (more...)

Mike Myers to Play Chicago Improv Great Del Close on the Big ScreenMike Myers to Play Chicago Improv Great Del Close on the Big Screen
by Movies News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

According to the Chicago Tribune, film star and Second City alumnus Mike Myers (Austin Powers, Shrek, Wayne's World) will play improv great Del Close in a new biopic produced by the Windy City comedy institution. Myers was, fittingly, one of Close's students. (more...)

Dark Musical Comedy Series from Amy Poehler In the Works at HBODark Musical Comedy Series from Amy Poehler In the Works at HBO
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

A half-hour dark musical comedy series is in the works at HBO titled EDISON. Starring John Roberts, the project hails from Paper Kite, Amy Poehler and Brooke Posch's Universal TV-based production company. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Meets the Man Who Spent $100k on a CheetoVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Meets the Man Who Spent $100k on a Cheeto
by - Feb 9, 2017

Someone paid almost $100,000 on eBay for a Cheeto that looked like the famous gorilla Harambe. JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE tracked him down in LA. and host Jimmy Kimmel went to his office to visit and see the Cheeto up close. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James to Star in Discovery's Scripted Series MAN HUNT: THE UNABOMERBrian d'Arcy James to Star in Discovery's Scripted Series MAN HUNT: THE UNABOMER
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Discovery Channel announced that three-time Tony Award nominee Brian d'Arcy James ('Hamilton,' 'Spotlight,' '13 Reasons Why'), Trieste Kelly Dunn ('Blindspot,' 'Banshee') and Elizabeth Reaser ('Mad Men' and 'Young Adult') have been cast in the network's upcoming scripted series now titled 'Manhunt: The UNABOMer.' (more...)

VIDEO: Does Donald Trump Know Putin? JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE InvestigatesVIDEO: Does Donald Trump Know Putin? JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Investigates
by - Feb 8, 2017

President Trump claims he doesn't know Vladimir Putin. He says he has no deals in Russia and if you can't take his word for it, take his other word for it. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Unmasks a Fake 'Tom Brady' on Last Night's ShowVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Unmasks a Fake 'Tom Brady' on Last Night's Show
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Jimmy was very excited to welcome 'Tom Brady' to his show right after the Patriots won the Super Bowl. (more...)

VIDEO: Kimmel's #LieWitnessNews Asks About Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Rob Kardsashian VIDEO: Kimmel's #LieWitnessNews Asks About Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Rob Kardsashian
by - Feb 3, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel Live went out on Hollywood Blvd. and asked people what they thought about Donald Trump's decision to nominate Rob Kardashian to the Supreme Court and amazingly people believed it. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Presents #MeanTweets - Super Bowl EditionVIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE Presents #MeanTweets - Super Bowl Edition
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Sports fans are passionate individuals. They're not afraid to cheer and they don't shy away from criticism either. (more...)

Carol Burnett Returning to Television in New Comedy from Amy PoehlerCarol Burnett Returning to Television in New Comedy from Amy Poehler
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 3, 2017

Comedic icon Carol Burnett is set to return to television in a new pilot picked up by ABC from executive producer Amy Poehler. (more...)

Scholastic To Publish Activism Book By 12 Year OldScholastic To Publish Activism Book By 12 Year Old
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Scholastic (SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, has acquired world rights to an activism book written by Marley Dias, the 12 year-old social activist behind #1000BlackGirlBooksan international movement to collect and donate children's books that feature Black girls as the lead character.Marley is using her voice to advocate for social justice, a commitment reflected by her ambitious life goals: she dreams of becoming an editor of her very own magazine and plans to use media to spread positive messages and to perpetuate more socially conscious pop culture. The book will be published in Spring 2018 by Scholastic Press. (more...)

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