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Photo Flash: Arena Stage's OUR WAR Meets the PressPhoto Flash: Arena Stage's OUR WAR Meets the Press
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

In a bold undertaking as part of the company's involvement with the multi-year, multi-city National Civil War Project, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has commissioned Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories that explores-through diverse perspectives-the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

MSNBC Bests CNN in Primetime in SeptemberMSNBC Bests CNN in Primetime in September
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

MSNBC topped CNN in primetime total viewers (615,000 vs. CNN's 531,000) for the month of September and 3Q (647,000 vs. CNN's 578,000) according to data from Nielsen. 3.6 million viewers tuned-in throughout the course of MSNBC's coverage of the Global Citizen Festival which aired on September 27 from 3-10 p.m. ET. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Kevin Spacey's Harman Center Benefit Concert in Washington D.C.Photo Flash: Inside Kevin Spacey's Harman Center Benefit Concert in Washington D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey took the stage last night in front of a sold out crowd at The Harman Center in Washington D.C. for a benefit supporting his Kevin Spacey Foundation, an organization which enables the creation of new work via grants, designs education opportunities through learning, and offers free university places via scholarships. The event was chaired by business leader/philanthropist Adrienne Arsht, along with honorary co-chairs Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA 23rd District, House Majority Leader) and Steny Hoyer (D-MD 5th District, House Minority Whip). (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Kevin Spacey's Harman Center Benefit Concert!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Kevin Spacey's Harman Center Benefit Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2014

Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey took the stage last night in front of a sold out crowd at The Harman Center in Washington D.C. for a benefit supporting his Kevin Spacey Foundation, an organization which enables the creation of new work via grants, designs education opportunities through learning, and offers free university places via scholarships. The event was chaired by business leader/philanthropist Adrienne Arsht, along with honorary co-chairs Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA 23rd District, House Majority Leader) and Steny Hoyer (D-MD 5th District, House Minority Whip). (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Winners For OUR WAR Monologue Contest; Reading Set for 11/6Arena Stage Announces Winners For OUR WAR Monologue Contest; Reading Set for 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

In June, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announced a national call for three-minute monologues held in conjunction with the world premiere of Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories by 25 esteemed playwrights that explores--through diverse perspectives--the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. The open monologue contest inspired by Our War brought in more than 150 entries from around the world, and the theater is pleased to announce the three winning monologues: Tree by Dave Lankford of New York, NY; Mary/Marcus by Sarah Pitard of London, UK; and The Peacock's War by Lisa Sillaway of Wichita, KS. (more...)

Kelly Renee Armstrong, Ricardo Frederick Evans, John Lescault & More Set for Arena Stage's OUR WARKelly Renee Armstrong, Ricardo Frederick Evans, John Lescault & More Set for Arena Stage's OUR WAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

In a bold undertaking as part of the company's involvement with the multi-year, multi-city National Civil War Project, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has commissioned Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories that explores-through diverse perspectives-the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. (more...)

HOME Follows Critically Acclaimed Run of ANGEL MEADOW with Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIETHOME Follows Critically Acclaimed Run of ANGEL MEADOW with Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

HOME, the organisation formed by the merger of Manchester's Library Theatre Company and Cornerhouse, will follow up their critically acclaimed sold-out production of Angel Meadow with a spectacular site-specific production of Shakespeare's romantic tragedy Romeo & Juliet in Manchester's historic Victoria Baths in September 2014 (http://homemcr.org/romeo-and-juliet), the building which won BBC1's first Restoration programme in 2003. (more...)

Jon Stewart and Sarah Palin Agree On Something!Jon Stewart and Sarah Palin Agree On Something!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 6-12), American Corporate Partners (ACP), a national nonprofit organization that connects post-9/11 veterans to business professionals for career guidance, announced the launch of its new radio ad campaign featuring Jon Stewart and Sarah Palin actually agreeing on something.    (more...)

MSNBC Posts Best Quarter YetMSNBC Posts Best Quarter Yet
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

MSNBC ended the first quarter of 2014 beating CNN in the key morning, weekday primetime, total day, sales day and M-Su primetime dayparts, according to data from Nielsen. *Please note that all data excludes the 2014 Sochi Olympics ratings. (more...)

House Theatre Extends ROSE AND THE RIME Through 3/23House Theatre Extends ROSE AND THE RIME Through 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago has announced the extension of their all-ages original play, Rose and the Rime, at the Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., through Sunday, March 23. The play is created by Company Members Chris Matthews, Jake Minton and Artistic Director Nathan Allen, who is also the production's director, choreography by Company Member Tommy Rapley and music by Company Member Kevin O' Donnell. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Although designed for adults, Rose and The Rime is suitable for kids six and up. The run time is 85 minutes with no intermission. Current ticket prices range from $20 to $40. Ticket prices for the extension (After March 9) range from $20 - $45 (performance schedule remains the same). $10 Student and Industry Same-Day discounted tickets are available for all dates, seats permitting. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.thehousetheatre.com or call 773.769.3832. (more...)

MSNBC's Primetime Lineup Scores Best Monthly Numbers Since 2012MSNBC's Primetime Lineup Scores Best Monthly Numbers Since 2012
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

MSNBC ranked #2 in weekday primetime (M-F 8p-11p) with a 94% advantage over CNN among A25-54 (260,000 vs. CNN's 134,000) and a 103% advantage in total viewers (871,000 vs. 429,000) for the month. MSNBC weekday primetime is up 1% among A25-54 compared to Feb. 2013 while CNN dropped -41% year-over-year. (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Tonight, February 23, 2014Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Tonight, February 23, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, February 23, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, February 23, 2014Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, February 23, 2014
by TV Scoop - Feb 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, February 23, 2014! (more...)

House Theatre Extends ROSE AND THE RIME Through 3/23House Theatre Extends ROSE AND THE RIME Through 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago has announced the extension of their all-ages original play, Rose and the Rime, at the Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., through Sunday, March 23. The play is created by Company Members Chris Matthews, Jake Minton and Artistic Director Nathan Allen, who is also the production's director, choreography by Company Member Tommy Rapley and music by Company Member Kevin O' Donnell. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Although designed for adults, Rose and The Rime is suitable for kids six and up. The run time is 85 minutes with no intermission. Current ticket prices range from $20 to $40. Ticket prices for the extension (After March 9) range from $20 - $45 (performance schedule remains the same). $10 Student and Industry Same-Day discounted tickets are available for all dates, seats permitting. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.thehousetheatre.com or call 773.769.3832. (more...)

House Theatre of Chicago Extends ROSE AND THE RIME Through 3/23House Theatre of Chicago Extends ROSE AND THE RIME Through 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago has announced the extension of their all-ages original play, Rose and the Rime, at the Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., through Sunday, March 23. The play is created by Company Members Chris Matthews, Jake Minton and Artistic Director Nathan Allen, who is also the production's director, choreography by Company Member Tommy Rapley and music by Company Member Kevin O' Donnell. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Although designed for adults, Rose and The Rime is suitable for kids six and up. The run time is 85 minutes with no intermission. Current ticket prices range from $20 to $40. Ticket prices for the extension (After March 9) range from $20 - $45 (performance schedule remains the same). $10 Student and Industry Same-Day discounted tickets are available for all dates, seats permitting. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.thehousetheatre.com or call 773.769.3832. (more...)

HARDBALL Takes A25-54 Demo, Week of 2/3HARDBALL Takes A25-54 Demo, Week of 2/3
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

MSNBC's “Hardball” with Chris Matthews ranked #1 at 7 p.m. in the key A25-54 demo for the week of February 3-7, according to data from Nielsen. “Hardball” finished the week with 285,000 among A25-54, topping FNC's “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” with 282,000 A25-54 and CNN's “Erin Burnett Outfront” with 111,000 A25-54. This is MSNBC's first weekly demo win at 7 p.m. since Sept. 3, 2012 (live coverage from the 2012 Democratic National Convention). (more...)

Michael Smerconish to Host New Weekly CNN ProgramMichael Smerconish to Host New Weekly CNN Program
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Michael Smerconish will join CNN as host of a new weekly program that will air live on Saturday mornings from New York, (more...)

New Exhibit at National Churchill Museum Spotlights the Close Relationship Between 'Political Soul Mates' Reagan and Thatcher, Just in Time for President's DayNew Exhibit at National Churchill Museum Spotlights the Close Relationship Between 'Political Soul Mates' Reagan and Thatcher, Just in Time for President's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

FULTON, Mo., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The special relationship between world leaders President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is explored in a new exhibit at the National Churchill Museum on the campus of Westminster College. The exhibit, which opened in January, will be open on President's Day, Feb. 17, 2014 and runs through March 9. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at House Theatre of Chicago's ROSE AND THE RIMEPhoto Flash: First Look at House Theatre of Chicago's ROSE AND THE RIME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago presents the all-ages original play Rose and the Rime at the Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. through Sunday, March 9. The play is created by Company Members Chris Matthews, Jake Minton and Artistic Director Nathan Allen, who will also serve as the production's director, and has choreography by Company Member Tommy Rapley and music by Company Member Kevin O' Donnell. Regular performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Although designed for adults, The Rose and the Rime is suitable for kids six and up and encourages young audiences to attend the opening of the production. The run time is 85 minutes with no intermission. Preview tickets are $15, Regular Run tickets range from $20 to $40 and $10 Student and Industry Same-Day discounted tickets are available for all dates, seats permitting. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.thehousetheatre.com or call 773.769.3832. (more...)

William Peace University Hosts Screening of Sundance Documentary INEQUALITY FOR ALL TonightWilliam Peace University Hosts Screening of Sundance Documentary INEQUALITY FOR ALL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced it is hosting a screening of the Sundance award-winning documentary, 'Inequality for All,' tonight, January 28, 2014. The film, which features American economist, professor, author and former U.S. Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich, examines income inequality in the United States, along with a shrinking middle class, and their effect on America's economy and democracy. (more...)

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