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Photo Flash: Check out Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and More in National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA BroadcastPhoto Flash: Check out Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and More in National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The first footage of Angels in America - hailed by critics as one of the theatre shows of the year - has been released ahead of its broadcast in cinemas next month as part of National Theatre Live. Part 1 will be in cinemas on Thursday 20th July and Part 2 on Thursday 27th July. Check out photos from the broadcast below! (more...)

WONDER WOMAN, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Among First Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2017 NomineesWONDER WOMAN, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Among First Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2017 Nominees
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

TEEN CHOICE 2017TM, the summer's hottest LIVE show is back with a brand-new wave of nominees. Leading the television category with seven nods is “Pretty Little Liars,” followed by “The Flash,” with four. (more...)

SHOWTIME Orders New Limited Series Escape at DannemoraSHOWTIME Orders New Limited Series Escape at Dannemora
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

SHOWTIME has given a production order to ESCAPE AT Dannemora, a new eight-hour limited series starring Academy Award® winners Benicio del Toro (Traffic) and Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), and Golden Globe nominee Paul Dano (Love & Mercy, There Will Be Blood). (more...)

Mark Rylance to Reign on Broadway in FARINELLI AND THE KING This WinterMark Rylance to Reign on Broadway in FARINELLI AND THE KING This Winter
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Mark Rylance, three-time Tony Award winner (Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing, Twelfth Night) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies), will return to Broadway in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of FARINELLI AND THE KING, a new play with music by author and composer Claire van Kampen, it was announced today by producers Sonia Friedman, Shakespeare's Globe and Paula Marie Black. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Announces Free Ticket Program for Veterans to Christina Masciotti's RAW BACON FROM POLANDAbrons Arts Center Announces Free Ticket Program for Veterans to Christina Masciotti's RAW BACON FROM POLAND
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

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Introducing KidsCasting.com, the Casting Call Platform Exclusively for KidsIntroducing KidsCasting.com, the Casting Call Platform Exclusively for Kids
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: [title of show]'s Bowie, Rourke, Fitzgerald, Medoff & KirbyFRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: [title of show]'s Bowie, Rourke, Fitzgerald, Medoff & Kirby
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 27, 2017

With tech week taking up virtually every moment of their lives this week, the talented foursome - and their equally impressive co-director - found time to answer our Friday 5 (+1) questions to offer some insight into what makes them tick, what the creative process is like for each of them and to explain why you should come see their show. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Allen Leech to Star Opposite Ginnifer Goodwin in CONSTELLATIONS at the GeffenDOWNTON ABBEY's Allen Leech to Star Opposite Ginnifer Goodwin in CONSTELLATIONS at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced that Downton Abbey star Allen Leech will make his U.S. stage debut opposite Ginnifer Goodwin (Once Upon a Time, Big Love) in the Los Angeles Premiere of Constellations, Nick Payne's 2015 Broadway sensation. The Geffen's production is directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Guards at the Taj) and marks Goodwin's Los Angeles stage debut. (more...)

Netflix Drama THE CROWN Tops 2017 BAFTA Television Awards; Full ListNetflix Drama THE CROWN Tops 2017 BAFTA Television Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

This morning, nominations for the BAFTA TELEVISION AWARDS were announced. The honors are considered the equivalent of the Emmy Awards in the U.S. Topping the list was Netflix's THE CROWN. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Today for An Evening with Neil Gaiman in DallasTickets On Sale Today for An Evening with Neil Gaiman in Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that single tickets for An Evening with Neil Gaiman will go on sale Monday, (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin announced today that Tony® Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut, and Tony® Award winner Reed Birney will lead the cast of the Broadway Premiere of the new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984.  The trio, who will portray the novel's classic characters Winston Smith, Julia and O'Brien, respectively, will be joined by Wayne Duvall (Parsons), Carl Hendrick Louis (Martin), Nick Mills (Syme), Michael Potts (Charrington), and Cara Seymour (Mrs. Parsons).  (more...)

Queen's Theatre to Stage Intimate Essex Version of EDUCATING RITAQueen's Theatre to Stage Intimate Essex Version of EDUCATING RITA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch is set to stage a refreshing take of Willy Russell's classic comedy Educating Rita, with Rita being portrayed as an 'Essex girl', instead of being Liverpudlian. It runs at the theatre from 22 April - 13 May. (more...)

Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This SpringImelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Following the enormously successful opening of James Macdonald's new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway, producers today announced the forthcoming live broadcast of the play to cinemas throughout the UK and beyond as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

National Theater's ANGELS IN AMERICA and OBSESSION Coming to U.S. Theaters This SummerNational Theater's ANGELS IN AMERICA and OBSESSION Coming to U.S. Theaters This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Love, temptation and fear will captivate moviegoers as Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live partner to bring the best of the stage to U.S. cinemas with 'NT LIVE: Obsession' on May 11 and 'NT LIVE: Angels in America' on July 20 and 27, all captured live each day. (more...)

Breaking News: BEAUTY & THE BEAST's Bill Condon Will Direct Stage Adaptation of A STAR IS BORNBreaking News: BEAUTY & THE BEAST's Bill Condon Will Direct Stage Adaptation of A STAR IS BORN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures has just announced that Academy Award winner Bill Condon (Disney's Beauty & the Beast, Gods and Monsters, Chicago and Dreamgirls) will direct the first stage adaptation of A STAR IS BORN, based on the 1954 Warner Bros. motion picture. The new musical is in early development and Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures will announce a production timeline in the near future. (more...)

PlayShakespeare.com Announces 10th Annual Falstaff Awards for 2016PlayShakespeare.com Announces 10th Annual Falstaff Awards for 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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PlayShakespeare.com Announces 10th Annual Falstaff Awards for 2016PlayShakespeare.com Announces 10th Annual Falstaff Awards for 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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World Premiere: Modern Love and Marriage with a Twist in THE SIEGEL by Michael MitnickWorld Premiere: Modern Love and Marriage with a Twist in THE SIEGEL by Michael Mitnick
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

South Coast Repertory will produce the world premiere of The Siegel by Michael Mitnick (March 24-April 23, Segerstrom Stage). The cast is led by Ben Feldman and Mamie Gummer and features Amy Aquino, Matthew Arkin, Devon Sorvari andDominique Worsley. The Siegel, directed by Casey Stangl, is part of the Pacific Playwrights Festival, the theatre's annual new-play showcase. Tickets are available at www.scr.org. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch to Star and Produce New Showtime Limited Series MELROSEBenedict Cumberbatch to Star and Produce New Showtime Limited Series MELROSE
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Today, Showtime Networks announced the pickup of the five-part limited series MELROSE, starring and executive produced by Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game, Sherlock). (more...)

National Theatre's OBSESSION, Starring Jude Law, to Hit U.S. Cinemas This SpringNational Theatre's OBSESSION, Starring Jude Law, to Hit U.S. Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Obsession, an adaptation of the Luchino Visconti film starring Oscar nominee Jude Law and directed by Tony and Olivier award winner Ivo van Hove, is the latest National Theatre Live screening to be announced and will be broadcast to cinemas from the Barbican Theatre in London on Thursday, May 11, 2017. (more...)

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