Charles Swan News

Photo Flash: First Look at TUTS' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, Now Playing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) will continue its annual summer tradition of offering free musical theatre with the unforgettable Texas tale The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, running through July 20 at 8:15 p.m. each night at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney, Michael Tapley & More to Lead TUTS' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the cast of The Best Little W...house In Texas, playing July 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

TUTS Announces Cast of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS - Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce the cast of The Best Little W…house In Texas, playing June 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

Tribeca Film Acquires North American Rights to British Drama STARRED UP
by Movies News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

Tribeca Film today announced it has acquired North American rights to Scottish director David Mackenzie's award-winning gritty prison drama Starred Up (more...)

A GLIMPSE INTO THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III Comes to Blu-ray/DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2013

Golden Globe winner Charlie Sheen stars alongside Jason Schwartzman and Academy Award nominee Bill Murray in the fascinating comedy A GLIMPSE INTO THE MIND OF Charles Swan III arriving on Blu-ray Disc and DVD today, May 14 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HSPVA's RENT is an Energetic Celebration of Life and Love
by David Clarke - Apr 04, 2013

In all honesty, there really is nothing more fun than seeing the next generation of musical theatre talent put on a great production of one of Broadway's mega-hits. Fortunately for Houston audiences, that's exactly what is happening in HSPVA's Black Box Theatre, as the school presents Jonathan Larson's RENT. Even with some altered lyrics and cut songs, the edgy production pushes envelopes as far as a public high school production can. Please note, the production is still recommended for mature audiences only. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Announces New NOOK Video Partnerships with Major Studios
by Movies News Desk - Mar 07, 2013

NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, announced it will bring even more popular movies and TV shows to its expansive NOOK Video offering through newly announced content licensing partnerships with major studios and content providers including Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount Pictures, Relativity Media, National Geographic, Little Pim, and Film Buff (more...)

Everyone's Jumping on Video Licensing; Barnes & Noble Announces NOOK Partnerships with Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2013

NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced it will bring even more popular movies and TV shows to its expansive NOOK Video offering through newly announced content licensing partnerships with major studios and content providers including Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), MGM, Paramount Pictures, Relativity Media, National Geographic, Little Pim, and Film Buff. NOOK Video continues to deliver a growing and diverse catalog of favorite standard and HD movies and TV shows rendered in spectacular color and stunning definition on NOOK HD, the world's highest-resolution 7-inch HD tablet, and NOOK HD+, the lightest full 9-inch HD tablet. (more...)

A GLIMPSE INTO THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III Coming to Blu-ray/DVD, 5/14
by Movies News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Golden Globe winner Charlie Sheen stars alongside Jason Schwartzman and Academy Award nominee Bill Murray in the fascinating comedy A GLIMPSE INTO THE MIND OF Charles Swan III arriving on Blu-ray Disc and DVD May 14 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 2/11
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 15, 2013

At BroadwayWorld we pride ourselves in showcasing theater content submitted by our regional contributors from all corners of the globe. Get all your theater news at a glance each Friday with 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'! Click below for the most-read stories for the week of February 11! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Charles Swan Talks About His Career, Being a Swing, SHOW BOAT, and Teaching
by David Clarke - Feb 08, 2013

As Houston Grand Opera began rehearsing SHOW BOAT, the Houston theatre community started to focus a lot of attention on the production. Utilizing social media, friends and followers of the artists got inside looks into the impressive amounts of dedicated labor, passion, and sheer hard work that went into getting SHOW BOAT to float and sail on stage. Yet, 140 characters on Twitter, a Facebook status update, and a photo on Instagram can only say so much. Luckily, I was able to converse with Houston area native, Charles Swan, about his career, being a swing for SHOW BOAT, and how he juggles being a professional performer and a teacher. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 2/4
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 08, 2013

At BroadwayWorld we pride ourselves in showcasing theater content submitted by our regional contributors from all corners of the globe. Get all your theater news at a glance each Friday with 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'! Check out the most-read stories below for the week of February 4! (more...)

BWW TV: CHARLES SWAN III- Western Clip!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 06, 2013

Set in a stylized Los Angeles, A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF Charles Swan III is a playful comedy of lost love, friendship, revenge fantasies, and Brandy Alexanders. Charles (Charlie Sheen) is a successful graphic designer whose fame, money and charm have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. When his true love, a perplexing beauty named Ivana, suddenly breaks off their relationship, Charles' life falls apart, and he swirls into a downward spiral of doubt, confusion and reflection. With the support of his loyal intimates-Kirby (Jason Schwartzman), Saul (Bill Murray), and his sister, Izzy (Patricia Arquette)-he begins the hard road of self-evaluation to come to terms with a life without Ivana. The film begs the question: Is it possible to love and hate someone at the same time? (more...)

BWW TV: CHARLES SWAN III- SSBB Clip!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 06, 2013

Set in a stylized Los Angeles, A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF Charles Swan III is a playful comedy of lost love, friendship, revenge fantasies, and Brandy Alexanders. Charles (Charlie Sheen) is a successful graphic designer whose fame, money and charm have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. When his true love, a perplexing beauty named Ivana, suddenly breaks off their relationship, Charles' life falls apart, and he swirls into a downward spiral of doubt, confusion and reflection. With the support of his loyal intimates-Kirby (Jason Schwartzman), Saul (Bill Murray), and his sister, Izzy (Patricia Arquette)-he begins the hard road of self-evaluation to come to terms with a life without Ivana. The film begs the question: Is it possible to love and hate someone at the same time? (more...)

Collection of Conversations Provides Insight into French Life with FRENCH SNIPPETS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Humor can cross cultural barriers, even when unintended. In a new book, Francophiles David and Jill Grossvogel highlight some of the snippets they have collected during annual visits to France of the differences between the French and American cultures. Although these accounts exaggerate those differences, the caricatures reveal truths about how the two cultures perceive each other and the often-humorous exchanges that can result. (more...)

VIDEO: Charlie Sheen Chats 'Two & A Half Men' Return on LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Charlie Sheen visited the set of LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN last night and was asked by the host if he would like to return to his former CBS comedy 'Two And A Half Men. Check out the clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Charlie Sheen in A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III
by Movies News Desk - Dec 03, 2012

A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF Charles Swan III is coming to theaters on February 8, 2013 from Studio A24. The comedy fantasy was written and directed by Roman Coppola and stars Charlie Sheen, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Aubrey Plaza, Patricia Arquette, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer - Charlie Sheen Stars in A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III
by Movies News Desk - Dec 02, 2012

Set in a stylized Los Angeles, A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF Charles Swan III is a playful comedy of lost love, friendship, revenge fantasies, and Brandy Alexanders. Written and directed by Roman Coppola, the film stars Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Katheryn Winnick, Aubrey Plaza, Patricia Arquette and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. It hits theaters on February 8, 2013. Watch the trailer below! (more...)

AFM 2012 Announces Premieres Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

The 2012 American Film Market (AFM), set for October 31-November 7 in Santa Monica will screen more than 420 motion pictures, including 77 world premieres and 306 market premieres, for thousands of film buyers and industry professionals from more than 70 countries. Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Director and Executive Vice President of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, made the announcement today. (more...)

THE PAJAMA GAME, HSPVA's Fall 2012 All School Musical
by David Clarke - Oct 07, 2012

Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA) rigorously trains their theatre students in a way that prepares them to work in the professional theatrical world. It nurtures both individual and ensemble creativity and exploration, while allowing the students to dedicate themselves to the mastery of their craft. With that philosophy in mind, the school is programming Richard Adler, Jerry Ross, George Abbot, and Richard Bissell's 1954 hit musical THE PAJAMA GAME for their 2012 All School Musical. Maintaining the integrity of the original work, HSPVA is producing the full two-act show, including the Act II ballet, with minimal minor cuts. (more...)

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