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Alan Cumming, Ben Whishaw & More to Perform 15-Minute Stage Monologues in New BBC Series QUEERSAlan Cumming, Ben Whishaw & More to Perform 15-Minute Stage Monologues in New BBC Series QUEERS
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

Ben Whishaw (THE CRUCIBLE), Alan Cumming (CABARET) and Russell Tovey (A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE) will lead the new BBC Four series QUEERS. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Stage is delighted to announce five ambassadors for The Stage Supports - their campaign to celebrate and nurture on- and offstage talent in theatre and the performing arts. (more...)

Rory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw, Simon Russell Beale Among Lineup for London Theatre Company's Season at the Bridge TheatreRory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw, Simon Russell Beale Among Lineup for London Theatre Company's Season at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

London Theatre Company announces the first productions at its new Bridge Theatre, which opens this October on the river by Tower Bridge and City Hall. (more...)

PB Poetry Festival to Celebrate National Poetry Month with Two Free MoviesPB Poetry Festival to Celebrate National Poetry Month with Two Free Movies
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, today invited local poets and poetry fans to celebrate National Poetry Month at two free movies this month at Lynn University. (more...)

MGCfutures Bursary Programme Seeks Next Round of Theatre ArtistsMGCfutures Bursary Programme Seeks Next Round of Theatre Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Artistic Director of MGC, Michael Grandage today announces that the second round of MGCfutures Bursary Programme is now open for applications. (more...)

MGCfutures Bursary Programme Opens Applications For The Second YearMGCfutures Bursary Programme Opens Applications For The Second Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Artistic Director of MGC, Michael Grandage today announces that the second round of MGCfutures Bursary Programme is now open for applications. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Presents DOUBLE TAKE, March 30 - Sept. 3National Portrait Gallery Presents DOUBLE TAKE, March 30 - Sept. 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Photographs taken in a studio above a cinema in Lebanon and showing people of the same sex kissing or tenderly embracing have gone on display at the National Portrait Gallery, London, it was announced today, Thursday 30 March 2017. (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Celebrates National Poetry Month with Three Free Special Events in AprilPalm Beach Poetry Festival Celebrates National Poetry Month with Three Free Special Events in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, today invited local poets and poetry fans to celebrate National Poetry Month at three free special events in April. (more...)


by Movies News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

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Photo Flash: Practically Perfect! First Look at Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNSPhoto Flash: Practically Perfect! First Look at Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 3, 2017

Today, Disney has shared a first glimpse of Golden Globe winner Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in MARY POPPINS RETURNS, the all new sequel to Disney's 1964 film “Mary Poppins.” Check it out below! (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Poets & Poetry Lovers to Nine Special EventsPalm Beach Poetry Festival Invites Local Poets & Poetry Lovers to Nine Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, today invited local poets and poetry fans to nine upcoming special workshops and events: (more...)

It's Official! Angela Lansbury Joins MARY POPPINS RETURNS as 'Balloon Lady'It's Official! Angela Lansbury Joins MARY POPPINS RETURNS as 'Balloon Lady'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Disney has confirmed rumors from back in December that Angela Lansbury has joined the cast of 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the all-new sequel to Disney's 1964 film 'Mary Poppins' currently filming at Shepperton Studios. She will feature as the Balloon Lady, a treasured character from PL Travers' series of Mary Poppins children's books. The film is scheduled for release December 25, 2018. (more...)

Production Begins on MARY POPPINS RETURNS; Official Plot + More Details Revealed!Production Begins on MARY POPPINS RETURNS; Official Plot + More Details Revealed!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Production on MARY POPPINS RETURNS, the all new sequel to Disney's 1964 film “Mary Poppins,” has commenced at Shepperton Studios. (more...)

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo to be Joined by Jason Hughes and Archie Madekwe in THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Full casting for Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is announced today. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson's production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin's oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards Winners Announced - Erica Miller, Hasani Allen, Milburn Stone Theatre and More!2016 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards Winners Announced - Erica Miller, Hasani Allen, Milburn Stone Theatre and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Baltimore winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016

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Curators' Choice to Feature Ten of 2016's Best Films at Moving ImageCurators' Choice to Feature Ten of 2016's Best Films at Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

In its annual Curators'Choice series, a selection of some of the best and most adventurous films released in the past year, Museum of the Moving Image will present ten titles, from December 30, 2016 through January 8, 2017. (more...)

Curators' Choice to Feature Ten of 2016's Best Films at Moving ImageCurators' Choice to Feature Ten of 2016's Best Films at Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

In its annual Curators'Choice series, a selection of some of the best and most adventurous films released in the past year, Museum of the Moving Image will present ten titles, from December 30, 2016 through January 8, 2017. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Exhibits Portraits to Mark 50th Anniversary of Gay RightsNational Portrait Gallery Exhibits Portraits to Mark 50th Anniversary of Gay Rights
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

A display of photographic portraits to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales in 1967 opens at the National Portrait Gallery this Friday 25 November. (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Covers THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl'VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Covers THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl'
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

In a new interview with USA Today, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda reveals his love of the Disney film THE LITTLE MERMAID with his own rendition of 'Kiss the Girl.' (more...)

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