Barack Obama News

The Eric Mintel Quarter at Bucks County PlayhouseThe Eric Mintel Quarter at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The highly-acclaimed Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet (EMQ) returns to Bucks County Playhouse on Saturday. February 25, 2017 at 8 p.m. continuing the successful Visiting Artists Series at the Playhouse. Tickets are $25.00 (plus fees) and may be purchased at www.buckscountyplayhouse.org or by calling 215-862-2121. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Present OBAMA YEARS: THE POWER OF WORDS, 2/27Smithsonian Channel to Present OBAMA YEARS: THE POWER OF WORDS, 2/27
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

THE OBAMA YEARS: THE POWER OF WORDS, narrated by actor and producer Jesse Williams, premieres on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

The Poignant and Timely TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Continues The Rep's 50th seasonThe Poignant and Timely TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Continues The Rep's 50th season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

When President Barack Obama gave his farewell address earlier this month, he chose to quote a great literary character: To Kill a Mockingbird's Atticus Finch. (more...)

Theater Company Behind Play about Chelsea Manning Celebrates Huge Eleventh Hour Victory for the WhistleblowerTheater Company Behind Play about Chelsea Manning Celebrates Huge Eleventh Hour Victory for the Whistleblower
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Playwright Stan Richardson of The Representatives, whose most recent work, PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON, imagines a secret meeting between transgender Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning and President Barack Obama, has released a statement in response to the President commutation of Manning's sentence. (more...)

Barbra Streisand Slams Donald Trump in New Essay for The Huffington PostBarbra Streisand Slams Donald Trump in New Essay for The Huffington Post
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

In a brand-new essay for the Huffington Post titled, 'Clueless, Reckless, Graceless, Mindless And Heartless: Our President-Elect' legend of stage and screen, Barbra Streisand, does not mince words when it comes to her distaste and distrust for president-elect, Donald Trump (more...)

CBS SUNDAY MORNING Delivering Best Season-to-Date Viewership in At Least 29 YearsCBS SUNDAY MORNING Delivering Best Season-to-Date Viewership in At Least 29 Years
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

CBS SUNDAY MORNING, the nation's #1 Sunday morning news program, is delivering its best season-to-date audience levels in at least 29 years, according to Nielsen most current ratings. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present Staged Reading of CLASS, Play About White RageTheater for the New City to Present Staged Reading of CLASS, Play About White Rage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting a staged reading of CLASS, a play by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall about White rage, from Jan. 20 to Jan 22. (more...)

Amazon to Debut Amir Bar-Lev's Grateful Dead Documentary LONG STRANGE TRIP, 5/26Amazon to Debut Amir Bar-Lev's Grateful Dead Documentary LONG STRANGE TRIP, 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Amazon Studios today announced it has acquired LONG STRANGE TRIP, an unprecedented four hour documentary about the Grateful Dead from director Amir Bar-Lev (The Tillman Story) and executive producer Martin Scorsese (Silence). (more...)

CBS News Announces Comprehensive Coverage for  Inauguration DayCBS News Announces Comprehensive Coverage for Inauguration Day
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CBS News will deliver comprehensive coverage and original reporting on television, CBSN, CBS News' 24/7 live streaming news service, and all CBS News platforms on Inauguration Day, Friday, Jan. 20. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017
by - Jan 17, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/10/2017 - 1/17/2017. (more...)

Bill Maher to Perform at the Fox TheatreBill Maher to Perform at the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's Real Time. Now Maher will take the show on the road with a live stand-up tour, including a performance at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Withdraws from Inaugural EventBruce Springsteen Tribute Band Withdraws from Inaugural Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The B STREET BAND, a Bruce Springsteen tribute band that was scheduled to perform at the upcoming Garden State Presidential Inaugural Gala, will no longer appear at the event. (more...)

Rep. John Lewis Reacts to Donald Trump's Comments on NBC's News MEET THE PRESSRep. John Lewis Reacts to Donald Trump's Comments on NBC's News MEET THE PRESS
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

“I would not invite him to come,” civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) exclusively told NBC News MEET THE PRESS WITH CHUCK TODD moderator Chuck Todd when asked if he would take President-elect Donald Trump to Selma, Ala. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Neal Ghant, Cynthia D. Barker of THE MOUNTAINTOP at Aurora TheatreBWW Interviews: Neal Ghant, Cynthia D. Barker of THE MOUNTAINTOP at Aurora Theatre
by Courtnee Miles - Jan 14, 2017

Now, is the time for this. As we enter into a new year, with a new incoming Commander-in-Chief, while also celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on MLK Day, THE MOUNTAINTOP could not come at a more perfect time and shed a more beautiful light. (more...)

NBC's TODAY to Launch 'In Trump They Trust' Series Next WeekNBC's TODAY to Launch 'In Trump They Trust' Series Next Week
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Prior to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, NBC News' 'TODAY' will air a special three-part series, “In Trump They Trust.” (more...)

BET Networks Bids Farewell to Obamas with Special Tributes Throughout the MonthBET Networks Bids Farewell to Obamas with Special Tributes Throughout the Month
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On November 4, 2008, the nation elected its first African-American president; an historic first celebrated around the world. During his two terms in office, on the world stage, Barack Obama worked to fulfill the promise so many of his supporters saw in him. (more...)

Casting Announced For THIS MISMATCH GAME At Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg TheatreCasting Announced For THIS MISMATCH GAME At Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Casting has been announced for the upcoming edition of Dennis Hensley's The MisMatch Game. The side-splitting parody of the 70s game show returns to the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre for two nights only, Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21 at 8pm. (more...)

Scoop: DATELINE on NBC - 1/13/2017- 1/15/2017Scoop: DATELINE on NBC - 1/13/2017- 1/15/2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on DATELINE, airing on NBC on Friday, January 13, 2017! (more...)

NIGHTLY NEWS' Lester Holt to Speak with Americans About Nation's Most Pressing IssuesNIGHTLY NEWS' Lester Holt to Speak with Americans About Nation's Most Pressing Issues
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Starting January 16, Lester Holt will travel across the U.S. on the road to Washington D.C. for the presidential inauguration, talking with Americans about the nation's most pressing issues and their hopes for the next four years. (more...)

History Presents THE OBAMA YEARS - A NINE-PART ORAL HISTORYHistory Presents THE OBAMA YEARS - A NINE-PART ORAL HISTORY
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

HISTORY has today launched THE OBAMA YEARS - A NINE-PART ORAL HISTORY. This is an incredible compilation of commentary from President Barack Obama and 23 members of his administration. (more...)

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