Evil Dead the Musical is back in Toronto and bloodier than ever! The show opened last week to rave reviews, and audience members are flocking to the Randolph Theatre for a chance to experience this cult classic in all its gory glory. The show takes the cult classic film by the same name and adapts it for the stage, and Torontonians are excited to have the show back in its city. While there are original cast members returning for this new engagement (Ryan Ward and Alison Smyth) there are also a group of new people sinking their teeth into these iconic roles. One of those people is Daniel Williston, who sat down to talk to BWW about the Evil Dead experience so far, the show's history about (of course) all the blood and gore: (more...)
The Ringwald and Olympia Entertainment are thrilled to be bringing the hilariously, bloody Evil Dead: The Musical back to Detroit for its fourth annual engagement. In honor of the cult classic's Detroit world premiere in October 1981, the musical will perform a four week engagement starting Wednesday, October 2 through Today, October 26 at Detroit's City Theatre; located inside Hockeytown Cafe at 2301 Woodward Avenue. (more...)
SF Sketchfest, The San Francisco Comedy Festival, is excited to announce the launch of their YouTube channel in partnership with the Nerdist Alliance, a community of curated partnerships on YouTube. Featuring clips of outstanding past festival shows and events, the newly minted channel will be continuously updated with highlights from SF Sketchfest's archive, which includes Bruce Campbell and Patton Oswalt in conversation from SF Sketchfest 2013, and highlights from 2013's "An Afternoon with Pinky and the Brain with Maurice LaMarche and Rob Paulsen." Watch them here and check back often as more great videos will be added: http://bit.ly/1caejLf (more...)
Question-and-answer sessions with top celebrities like Stan Lee, Henry Winkler and Eliza Dushku and more comprise the robust featured programming schedule at the inaugural Wizard World Nashville Comic Con (more...)
The Ringwald and Olympia Entertainment are thrilled to be bringing the hilariously, bloody Evil Dead: The Musical back to Detroit for its fourth annual engagement. In honor of the cult classic's Detroit world premiere in October 1981, the musical will perform a four week engagement starting tonight, October 2 through Saturday, October 26 at Detroit's City Theatre; located inside Hockeytown Cafe at 2301 Woodward Avenue. (more...)
Producer Dito Godwin is working with new Indie artists. He recently produced recordings for two dynamic rising L.A. based indie artists, rock/soul singer/songwriter Rolan Bolan—son of late glam rock legend Marc Bolanand Grammy winning Motown singer and composer Gloria Jones—and 'horror rocker” Characula. (more...)
Tonight, September 12 at 9 p.m./8c, after seven Unforgettable seasons, the Emmy(R)-nominated original drama Burn Notice comes to an end that fans won't want to miss. As USA Network says goodbye to the series that redefined summer television, questions will be answered and the team will reunite for an explosive conclusion that one beloved character will not survive. (more...)
The stars of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL at V Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino were proud to be a part of this past weekend's Salt Lake City Comic Con, the largest first-year comic convention in the world. (more...)
Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee, Norman Reedus of 'The Walking Dead,' WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan and 'The Fonz' Henry Winkler are among the top celebrities scheduled to attend the inaugural Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, October 18-20 at Music City Center. The standout roster will also include Bruce Campbell of Evil Dead, Eliza Dushku of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer,' pop culture icon Billy Dee Williams and many others. It is the seventh in the 2013 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
Reedus, Williams and Winkler are scheduled to be in attendance all three days; Campbell will appear on Friday, Oct. 18; Lee and Dushku will be on site on Saturday, Oct. 19; and Bryan will appear on Sunday, Oct. 20.
Additionally, all full price attendees will receive a free copy of the Exclusive Variant Cover of The Walking Dead #1 comic, available only at Wizard World Nashville Comic Con.
Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams ('Batman,' 'Green Lantern'), 'Mr. Garcin' ('Spider-Man,' 'Captain America'), Guy Gilchrist ('NANCY,' 'Jim Henson's Muppets'), Mico Suayan ('The Punisher,' 'Wolverine'), Fernando Dagnino ('Suicide Squad,' 'Superman'), Mike Grell ('Green Arrow,' 'Green Lantern'), 'Zombie King' Arthur Suydam ('Marvel Zombies,' 'Army of Darkness') and Michael Golden ('Hulk,' 'Daredevil').
Other celebrities on the Nashville Comic Con roster are Ray Park (Star Wars: Episode 1, X-Men), Dean Cain ('Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,' 'Smallville'), James Marsters ('Buffy The Vampire Slayer,' 'Caprica'), Lou Ferrigno ('The Incredible Hulk,' 'The King of Queens'), Jason David Frank ('Mighty Morphin Power Rangers'), Kevin Sorbo ('Hercules,' 'Andromeda'), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters, 'Oz'), Amy Dumas (former 4-time WWE women's champion), Sean Patrick Flanery (Boondock Saints, 'Dexter') and Sara Underwood ('Attack of the Show!,' Epic Movie).
Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Nashville Comic Con show hours are Friday, Oct. 18, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A's, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Sunday, Oct. 20, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.
Nashville Comic Con is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character - and some never before dreamed - will roam the convention floor, often stopping by the Cosplay Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.
For more on the 2013 Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-nashville.html.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com. (more...)
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