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Austin Pendleton and Christopher Abbott to Lead A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Benefit for HB StudioAustin Pendleton and Christopher Abbott to Lead A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Benefit for HB Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

HB Studio, one of New York's most esteemed institutions for theater training and practice, will present an exclusive HB alumni benefit reading of A Life In The Theatre by DAVID MAMET, featuring the extraordinary talents of Austin Pendleton and Christopher Abbott. (more...)

Becky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 GalaBecky Ann Baker, Kristolyn Lloyd, Steven Pasquale and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown in New York City (92 Ninth Avenue) on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

HB Studio Joins THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT with Open Mic EventHB Studio Joins THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT with Open Mic Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

HB Studio joins The Ghostlight Project this Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 5:30pm. (more...)

HB Studio to Hold First Spanish-Language Acting Class This JanuaryHB Studio to Hold First Spanish-Language Acting Class This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, launches its first acting class conducted entirely in Spanish this January. (more...)

HB Studio to Host Community Conversations on Race, Racism & Social EquityHB Studio to Host Community Conversations on Race, Racism & Social Equity
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is hosting a series of community conversations on race, racism, and social equity: 'BLIND SPOT: Speaking of Race,' organized and facilitated by actor/educator Russell G. Jones. (more...)

HB Studio to Produce 2016-17 Benefit SeriesHB Studio to Produce 2016-17 Benefit Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is shaking things up this year for their annual benefit. This year HB Studio is bringing attention back to its roots, and back to the process of making great theater. Instead of one big benefit bash honoring esteemed alumni and colleagues (such as Fritz Weaver, Austin Pendleton, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Eric Bentley and David Hyde Pierce, Amanda Peet and Lee Grant, Tony Walton and Katie Finneran, Alfred Molina), HB will be hosting a series of intimate benefit performances featuring notable HB alumni and friends, exclusively produced in the HB Playwrights Theater. First up for the exciting 2016-17 season is: (more...)

Sundance Selects Takes Domestic Rights for Untitled John DeLorean DocumentarySundance Selects Takes Domestic Rights for Untitled John DeLorean Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

XYZ Films and Sundance Selects announced today that all domestic rights for the UNTITLED DELOREAN DOCUMENTARY have been picked up by Sundance Selects. (more...)

Panel ft. Elizabeth Olsen & More to Open Borderline Films Retrospective at MoMIPanel ft. Elizabeth Olsen & More to Open Borderline Films Retrospective at MoMI
by TV News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

A panel featuring prominent talent who have collaborated with New York filmmaking collective, Borderline Films, will kick-off the previously announced retrospective of their work tomorrow night at MoMI. (more...)

THE EYS OF YOUR MOTHER & More Set for Borderline Films RetrospectiveTHE EYS OF YOUR MOTHER & More Set for Borderline Films Retrospective
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The New York-based independent film production company Borderline Films was founded in 2003 by NYU Tisch graduates Antonio Campos, Sean Durkin, and Josh Mond. (more...)

Broadway Star Will Swenson, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Among Recently Announced Berkshire Theatre Award Winners - Check Out the Full List Here!Broadway Star Will Swenson, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Among Recently Announced Berkshire Theatre Award Winners - Check Out the Full List Here!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The winners of the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards have been announced. Seventeen arts journalists voted on 120 nominees in 25 categories chosen from artists in the 75 live theatre productions mounted in Berkshire County and adjacent areas between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. (more...)

New Berkshire Theatre Awards Program Announces NomineesNew Berkshire Theatre Awards Program Announces Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

In the last twelve months, more than 300,000 people attended a live theatre production in or around Berkshire County. With 75 stage productions employing hundreds of professionals, making theatre is an important cog in the area's cultural economy. In fact, many consider the region a hot spot for Broadway bound shows, and a popular summer destination for theatre-goers from around the nation. (more...)

GOTHAM's Robin Lord Taylor to Leap Into WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT This HalloweenGOTHAM's Robin Lord Taylor to Leap Into WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Maberry Theatricals have announced that Robin Lord Taylor, who stars as Oswald Cobblepot (aka The Penguin) on FOX's hit series "Gotham," will take the leap in WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour, on Halloween, October 31 at 8pm.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Marisa Tomei, Christopher Abbott & More in THE ROSE TATTOO at Williamstown Theatre FestivalPhoto Flash: First Look at Marisa Tomei, Christopher Abbott & More in THE ROSE TATTOO at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Williamstown Theatre Festival opens the 2016 Season with Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning play, The Rose Tattoo, now playing through July 17. Obie Award-winner Trip Cullman directs Academy Award-winner Marisa Tomei in this new production, a new production of this intoxicating comedy, which won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1951. After retreating from the world in grief, widow Serafina (Tomei) revives and rejoins the world when the hot-blooded trucker Alvaro (Christopher Abbott) arrives at her doorstep. Passion, gossip, music and mystery fill the air in this steamy Gulf Coast town, where possibility and promise ignite. Check out photos below! (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival Launches 2016 Season with THE ROSE TATTOO and COST OF LIVING This WeekendWilliamstown Theatre Festival Launches 2016 Season with THE ROSE TATTOO and COST OF LIVING This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2016

Williamstown Theatre Festival hosts the opening night for its first two shows of the 2016 Season tonight, July 2nd at 8:00pm. (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival to Launch 2016 Season with THE ROSE TATTOO and COST OF LIVING This WeekendWilliamstown Theatre Festival to Launch 2016 Season with THE ROSE TATTOO and COST OF LIVING This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Williamstown Theatre Festival hosts the opening night for its first two shows of the 2016 Season this Saturday, July 2nd at 8:00pm. (more...)

Marisa Tomei and More Star in THE ROSE TATTOO, Beginning Tonight at Williamstown Theatre FestivalMarisa Tomei and More Star in THE ROSE TATTOO, Beginning Tonight at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Barbara Rosenblat will be appearing as Assunta in the Williamstown Theatre Festival's new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Tennessee Williams' intoxicating comedy THE ROSE TATTOO (June 28-July 17).   Obie Award-winner Trip Cullman directs the play, which won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1951.  In addition to Marisa Tomei who stars as the grieving widow Serafina and Christopher Abbott as the hot-blooded trucker Alvaro, Rosenblat will be joining her 'Orange Is the New Black' costar Constance Shulman.  Rosenblat received international recognition for her portrayal of cancer-stricken inmate Miss Rosa, while Shulman plays Yoga Jones on that popular Netflix program. (more...)

Barbara Rosenblat Joins Marisa Tomei and More in THE ROSE TATTOO, 6/28Barbara Rosenblat Joins Marisa Tomei and More in THE ROSE TATTOO, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Barbara Rosenblat will be appearing as Assunta in the Williamstown Theatre Festival's new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Tennessee Williams' intoxicating comedy THE ROSE TATTOO (June 28-July 17).   Obie Award-winner Trip Cullman directs the play, which won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1951.  In addition to Marisa Tomei who stars as the grieving widow Serafina and Christopher Abbott as the hot-blooded trucker Alvaro, Rosenblat will be joining her 'Orange Is the New Black' costar Constance Shulman.  Rosenblat received international recognition for her portrayal of cancer-stricken inmate Miss Rosa, while Shulman plays Yoga Jones on that popular Netflix program. (more...)

Kate Walsh, Lindsay Mendez, Justin Long, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Board Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 SeasonKate Walsh, Lindsay Mendez, Justin Long, Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Board Williamstown Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

rtistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced additional casting for the upcoming Williamstown Theatre Festival 2016 Summer Season kicking off June 28 and running through August 21, 2016. (more...)

2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners Announced2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2016

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CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES, Starring John Travolta, Out on DVD & Blu-ray TodayCRIMINAL ACTIVITIES, Starring John Travolta, Out on DVD & Blu-ray Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES tells the story of four friends stumble into a deal too good to refuse. But when the investment goes bad, they learn that part of their funding came from a notoriously ruthless crime boss… and it's payback time. (more...)

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