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David Cale to Present New Works in CUZ I JUST GOT TO BE ME...FREE This Fall at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Dixon Place presents new work every month -- theater, puppetry, performance and visual art, music, dance and literature -- at all stages of development. This Fall, Dixon Place will present new-works-in-progress written and performed by current Artist-in-Residence David Cale. (more...)

Photo: JURASSIC WORLD Director Shares New Image of Star Chris Pratt on Twitter
by Movies News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Director Colin Trevorrow turned to Twitter to share a new image of actor Chris Pratt in the highly anticipated 2015 summer sequel JURASSIC WORLD. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Rosie O'Donnell & More Set to Participate in AN EVENING OF SONG Benefit for Art Attack Foundation
by Louisa Brady - Jul 29, 2014

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline An Evening of Song, benefiting the Art Attack Foundation. The event will take place on Monday, September 15 at 7pm at Birdland. (more...)

First Poster Art Revealed for JURASSIC WORLD!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

JURASSIC WORLD director Colin Trevorrow has turned to Twitter to share the first poster art from the highly anticipated franchise sequel. (more...)

From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 15, 2014

New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)

Jim Parsons Comments on 'NORMAL HEART' Emmy Nomination
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

In HBO's The Normal Heart, Parsons reprised his Broadway role as AIDS activist Tommy Boatwright. (more...)

Ryan Murphy Comments on THE NORMAL HEART Emmy Nomination
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

As executive producer of American Horror Story: Coven and director of HBO's feature film The Normal Heart as well as a writer for the FOX musical dramedy GLEE, Murphy earned a whopping 34 Emmy nominations (more...)

Matt Bomer Reacts to NORMAL HEART Emmy Nomination!
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

It was announced today that actor Matt Bomer received a 2014 Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for his performance in HBO's THE NORMAL HEART. (more...)

THE NORMAL HEART DVD & Blu-ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 8/26
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 08, 2014

The hotly anticipated HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Ryan Murphy, managed a considerable success airing over Memorial Day weekend, nabbing 1.4 million viewers for its first two airings. (more...)

JURASSIC WORLD Director Shares Cryptic Photo on Twitter!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

JURASSIC WORLD director Colin Trevorrow shared a cryptic image on Twitter today, featuring a bloody handprint on the side of a veterinary trailer and the simple caption: Saturday, 4 am. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SCT's SPAMALOT Full of Character
by Harmony Wheeler - Jun 30, 2014

Stockton Civic Theatre's Spamalot is an animated musical well-fitting the over-the-top humor of its Monty Python inspiration. With golden facial expressions from Bill Yee as King Arthur's manservant Patsy, a myriad of accents from Tom MacDonald's multiple characters, and even a conductor (of Stockton's brand new, live orchestra) with great personality, the production had its opening night audience laughing uncontrollably. Oh yeah, and that King Arthur guy was pretty good too. (more...)

James Dumont Joins JURASSIC WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

James Dumont is the latest actor to sign on for Colin Trevorrow's JURASSIC WORLD, ready to smash into theaters next June. No word yet on who he will be portraying. (more...)

VIDEO: Chris Pratt Takes TODAY Behind-the-Scenes of New Film JURASSIC WORLD
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

TODAY's Jenna Bush Hager stopped by the set of the JURASSIC WORLD, the highly anticipated sequel to Jurassic Park and spoke to the film's star Chris Pratt about the project and how he got into top physical condition for the film. (more...)

23rd Annual HOT!, the NYC Celebration of Queer Culture, at Dixon Place, 7/5-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The 23rd Annual HOT!, the NYC Celebration of Queer Culture, will run July 5th through August 2nd at Dixon Place. The world's longest-running LGBTQ Performance Festival, HOT! offers theater, music, dance, puppetry, performance art and homoeroticism for the whole family! HOT! is the pioneering celebration of queer performance and culture - and the oldest annual festival of its kind in the world. Dixon Place is proud that HOT! serves as the model for other queer festivals across the globe and has become a performance destination for emerging talent in the LGBTQ community. (more...)

Director Colin Trevorrow Gives Shadowy First Look at JURASSIC WORLD Dinosaur!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Director Colin Trevorrow used hisTwitter account to tease a first, shadowy look at one of the new dinosaurs in the upcoming JURASSIC WORLD along with the simple caption 'Nights.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: ORPHAN OF ZHAO at ACT-SF is Intense Powerful Drama
by Harmony Wheeler - Jun 13, 2014

Beginning with small truths and oral tradition, legend eventually turns to the written word. At the heart of this process is Ji Junxiang's ancient play, The Orphan of Zhao, rooted in real events and a resonating theme of loyalty and justice. Currently reworked for American Conservatory Theatre (co-produced with La Jolla Playhouse) after a controversial run at Stratford in 2012, James Fenton's adaptation brings characters full circle, even in the midst of an onslaught of tastefully staged deaths. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Casts/Creative Teams for THE ORPHAN OF ZHAO and ETHER DOME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the casts and creative teams for its upcoming productions of The Orphan of Zhao and Ether Dome. Tickets for both productions are available by calling Playhouse Patron Services at (858) 550-1010 or at (more...)

Photo Flash: Chris Pratt & More in New Images from JURASSIC WORLD
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

New images have been shared of the highly anticipated film JURASSIC WORLD. Below, check out photos featuring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick Robinson and Ty Simpkins. (more...)

President Obama Calls Ryan Murphy, Says He Was 'Moved' by THE NORMAL HEART
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

According to Deadline, President Barack Obama called Ryan Murphy today to congratulate him on his adaptation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart for HBO. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/4/14 - 'MISS DAISY' and CANDIDE On-Screen, THEY CALL ME Q, 'PRINCESS' & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 04, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Lansbury and Jones, hits movie theaters today, while the NY Phil's CANDIDE concert, featuring Chenoweth and LuPone, is out online! (more...)

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