BWW Review: Mark Chambers Impresses as Truman Capote in TRU at The Studio 620by Peter Nason - Jul 22, 2016
Chambers channels Capote and gives an incredibly strong performance. (more...)
La Mama to Present Limited Run of Rock Opera BABY FAT: ACT 1by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016
La MaMa presents, in association with Columbia Stages, the world premiere advance staging of Baby Fat, Act 1, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. Baby Fat: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ('Cool Kids') and libretto by Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave). Michael Scholar, Jr. (The Black Rider) directs this November Theatre production, scheduled for a strictly limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 East 4th Street, NYC from July 21 - July 23. (more...)
Historian George Muschamp to Helm 1776 at Gettysburg Community Theatreby BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016
Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present 1776 the musical, to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration Of Independence. Performances will be held at GCT Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm July 15-31, 2016. GCT only seats 80. Limited Reserved Seating Tickets are $18 plus tax/fees of the Gettysburg Borough Amusement Tax. Tickets can be ordered online at www.GettysburgCommunityTheatre.org or by calling 717-334-2692 for group sales of 20 or more or visit the box office during box office hours 5-7pm Mondays-Thursdays at GCT. Opening night will include a complimentary wine reception with the cast and crew after the performance. (more...)
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Leads July's Top 10 New London Showsby Marianka Swain - Jun 29, 2016
London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a magical mega-hit and musical revivals to plays with strong political resonance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)
2016 UNICEF Snowflake Ball to Honor UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perryby BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016
On November 29th, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will host its annual UNICEF Snowflake Ball. The event will commemorate UNICEF's 70th anniversary and honor UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry and Philanthropist Moll Anderson for their extraordinary commitment to put children first. (more...)
Gallery@Spring To Present Iconic NY Fashion Images from Time LIFE Archives, 6/16by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016
New York, NY (June 14, 2016) – Spring Studios has announced the launch of The Gallery@Spring, an open-to-the-public exhibition featuring more than 50 exceptional fashion photographs from the LIFE Photo Archives from the 1940's to 1970's, providing a unique and rare perspective into the history of fashion in the city. The exhibition takes place June 16th through August 30th at Spring Studios in TriBeCa, New York City. (more...)
Miami City Ballet Welcomes Arantxa Ochoa as Director of Faculty and Curriculumby BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016
Miami City Ballet and Miami City Ballet School have announced that Arantxa Ochoa will join the School as its new Director of Faculty and Curriculum. Her appointment comes after three years of steady growth and expansion of the School under the leadership of MCB Artistic Director and MCB School Chairman Lourdes Lopez and Darleen Callaghan, who remains as Director of School Administration. (more...)
La MaMa & Columbia Stages to Present BABY FAT: ACT Iby BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016
La MaMa, presents in association with Columbia Stages the world premiere advance staging of BABY FAT: Act I, a Screeching Weasel Rock Opera. BABY FAT: Act I boasts music and lyrics by Ben Weasel of Screeching Weasel ("Cool Kids") and libretto by Ben Weasel (after Victor Hugo and Francesco Maria Piave). Michael Scholar, Jr. (The Black Rider) directs this November Theatre production, scheduled for a strictly limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre at 66 East 4th Street, NYC from July 21 - July 23. (more...)
PHOTO: Jason Derulo Meets His Wax Double for the First Timeby BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016
Hit maker, global superstar and So You Think You Can Dance judge Jason Derulo met his wax double yesterday at Madame Tussaud's Hollywood and struck a pose side-by-side with the figure (more...)
Fox Theatre to Open Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival with PURPLE RAINby BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016
Tickets for "Purple Rain" go on sale this Monday, May 2 at 10 a.m. Reserved Seating tickets are $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the show (plus applicable fees), and are available at the Fox Theatre Ticket Office, online at www.foxtheatre.org or by calling 855-285-8499. (more...)
Michael Keaton to Receive George Eastman Motion Picture Awardby TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016
The George Eastman Museum will honor actor Michael Keaton with the George Eastman Award, the museum's highest honor in motion pictures, on Thursday, June 9. (more...)
28th Annual Colleagues Spring Luncheon Will Honor Roma Downeyby BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016
The 28TH Annual Colleagues Spring Luncheon and Oscar de la Renta will honor Emmy nominated actress and producer Roma Downey ('Touched by an Angel,' 'The Bible') with The Colleagues Champion of Children Award, which honors those who have made a lasting impact on the lives of children. Actress Angie Harmon will be the Master of Ceremonies at the luncheon which benefits the Children's Institute, Inc (CII). (more...)
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S and More Slated for Cleveland Orchestra's 2016-17 'At the Movies' Seriesby BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016
The Cleveland Orchestra announces a three-concert At the Movies series for the 2016-17 season. (more...)
Abby Books Launches Movie Poster Books Webstoreby BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016
Abby Books, publisher of more than 40 movie poster books starring Hollywood's legendary and iconic film stars, has opened an exclusive webstore to market its unique product line.
Founded in 2014, Abby Books' popular full-color movie poster books feature such stars as Julie Andrews, Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Charlie Chaplin, Sean Connery, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Kirk Douglas, Harrison Ford, Judy Garland, Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Rock Hudson, Veronica Lake, Laurel & Hardy, Jerry Lewis, Marx Brothers, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Elvis Presley, Randolph Scott, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, Shirley Temple and John Wayne.
The Indiana-based publisher also offers movie poster books on the films of famous private detectives, Sherlock Holmes and Charlie Chan, and great silent film western stars, as well as on such genres as silent films, sound westerns of 1930-1935, and film noir of the early 1940s.
Each book is printed on 8 x 10 white paper. Page lengths and quantity of movie posters included vary by book.
Authors of most of the series of books are Greg and Jake Lenburg.
Greg Lenburg is best known for the best-selling book, The Three Stooges Scrapbook-Updated Edition. He is also Abby Books' founder.
Jake Lenburg is author of the Great Silent Comedians Movie Poster Book, Charlie Chaplin Movie Poster Book, Great Silent Comedians Poster Art Book and Great Silent Comedians Movie Poster Book - Revised Edition.
Abby Books new webstore is at www.classicmovieposterbooks.com. (more...)
Stage & Screen Star Nathan Lee Graham to Debut NYC, LA Concerts This Springby BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016
Nathan Lee Graham -- the singular Grammy Award-winning singer, actor and bon vivant -- will perform on both coasts this spring in two different spectacular evenings of music. (more...)
The Gracie Theatre Presents FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, the Smash Musical Parody of the Moviesby BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016
One of America's favorite cinema spoofs, FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD, is coming to Husson University's Gracie Theatre on Saturday, March 26, for one night only, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. This is the fourth show in the Gracie Theatre's season sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank. (more...)
VIDEO FLASHBACK: MY FAIR LADY Opens On Broadway Sixty Years Ago Tonightby Michael Dale - Mar 15, 2016
Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Lowe's superb mixture of acerbic wit and lilting romance remain's one of Broadway's greatest musicals. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Sierra Rep's MY FAIR LADYby BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016
Sierra Repertory Theatre opens its 2016 season with its 300th production, MY FAIR LADY, a story of ambition, diligence, social boundaries, and love. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)
Sierra Repertory Theatre to Open 2016 Season with MY FAIR LADYby BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016
Sierra Repertory Theatre opens its 2016 season with its 300th production, My Fair Lady, a story of ambition, diligence, social boundaries, and love. (more...)
Shirley MacLaine Returns To The McCallum Theatre 3/7by David Green - Feb 8, 2016
The McCallum Theatre welcomes the return of Shirley MacLaine on Monday, March 7, at 8:00pm. Academy Award-winning actress, dancer and author Shirley MacLaine will share with the audience a montage of memorable film moments and private revelations about her extraordinary life, career and spiritual journey. Shirley MacLaine's illustrious career comprises more than 50 feature films highlighted by an Academy Award® win and six nominations, six Emmy® Award nominations, seven Golden Globe® Awards - including the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award - and the title of international best-selling author. (more...)
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