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Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boon Isaacs Joins Chapman's Dodge College
by Movies News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President and respected veteran motion picture marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been named the Fall 2014 O.L. Halsell Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States. The announcement was made today by Dodge College Dean Bob Bassett. (more...)

Breaking News: CABARET Officially Finds Its Next 'Sally Bowles'; Show Extends Through Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced celebrated film star & Golden Globe nominee Emma Stone will join the cast of the Tony Award-winning CABARET and make her Broadway debut starring as 'Sally Bowles' from November 11, 2014 through February 1, 2015. Current 'Sally Bowles' Michelle Williams will play her final performance on November 9, 2014. (more...)

MOTHER Opens at FringeNYC this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

A larger-than-life Hungarian 'Mama Rose,' is slowly slipping into dementia as her Broadway baby, Melinda slips into de'middle age. MOTHER is a 'sandwich generation' story told on the hoof with a dash of glitz. A tale of two women who are losing everything they've ever been-in very different ways-as they both lose each other. Who's it harder for? The one who can't remember? ...Or the one who can't forget? (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley to Star in Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Revival at Paper Mill; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. (more...)

PORTLANDIA's Carrie Brownstein to Pen LOST IN AUSTEN Remake
by Movies News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

According to Deadline, PORTLANDIA's Carrie Brownstein has signed on to finish writing Columbia Pictures' new version of LOST IN AUSTEN. (more...)

Syfy Developing GHOST BRIGADES TV Series Based on Books by John Scalzi
by TV News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Syfy announced today that two time Oscar nominee Wolfgang Petersen (Das Boot, In The Line of Fire, Air Force One) and Scott Stuber (Safe House, Ted) have signed on to develop GHOST BRIGADES, based on John Scalzi's Hugo Award nominated 'Old Man's War' universe book series. (more...)

Comedian Kevin James Coming to Academy of Music, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Star comedian Kevin James ("King of Queens," "Paul Blart: Mall Cop") brings his national stand-up comedy tour to the Academy of Music on Saturday, October 11. (more...)

Sony Pictures Announces Release Date for Action Comedy PIXELS, Starring Josh Gad & Adam Sandler
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus will be released on May 15, 2015. (more...)

Melinda Buckley's MOTHER Set for FringeNYC, 8/16-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

MB Associates in association with the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC presents MOTHER, a new solo play by Broadway performer, choreographer and comedienne Melinda Buckley. Christine Renee Miller directs five performances from August 16-23, 2014 at Venue #5: The Celebration of Whimsy aka The C.O.W., 21 Clinton Street (between Houston and Stanton) in NYC. (more...)

Warner/Chappell Music to Administer Entire Works of Broadway Composer Charles Strouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Warner/Chappell Music today announced that it has signed a worldwide Publishing agreement to administer Strouse's entire body of work. (more...)

First Look - Josh Gad, Adam Sandler & Peter Dinklage Star in PIXELS
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Columbia Pictures has debuted the first photo from from the upcoming alien adventure PIXELS, featuring stars Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad and Michelle Monaghan. (more...)

Kevin James Adds Second Show at Hershey Theatre, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Due to popular demand, a second show has been added for Kevin James at Hershey Theatre on Sunday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Comedian Nick Swardson Announces Taste It Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Every so often, a comedian comes along who emerges as a triple threat: comedian, actor and writer/producer. (more...)

Centenary Stage Welcomes the New Gene Krupa Orchestra, feat. Original Krupa Arrangements
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Although groomed to be a priest by his devout parents, audiences can celebrate the fact that legendary drummer Gene Krupa found a different calling. Kicking off Centenary Stage Company's (CSC) Summer Jamfest Series is the New Gene Krupa Orchestra led by Michael Berkowitz on Saturday, July 12th at 8 pm at Hackettstown's Lackland Center. Michael Berkowitz brings the legendary Krupa magic back to life for a whole new generation. With an infectious energy that draws both listeners and dancers alike, this concert is a winner with audiences of all ages. (more...)

First Look - Denzel Washington in New Poster Art for THE EQUALIZER
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Columbia Pictures has shared an all-new poster for director Antoine Fuqua's THE EQUALIZER, starring Denzel Washington in the title role as well as ChloŽ Grace Moretz. The film hits theaters on September 26th. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Brad Pitt Stars in David Ayer's Action Drama FURY
by Movies News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Columbia Pictures has released the trailer for writer/director David Ayer's FURY, opening in theaters on November 14. (more...)

First Look - Brad Pitt in New Poster Art for David Ayer's FURY
by Movies News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Columbia Pictures has released the poster for writer/director David Ayer's FURY featuring the film's star Brad Pitt. FURY hits theaters nationwide on November 14. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dallas Children's Theater Celebrates Summer with STUART LITTLE
by Sara Brown - Jun 23, 2014

DCT continues its celebration of author E.B. White by following its critically acclaimed production of CHARLOTTE'S WEBwith STUART LITTLE. There's a mouse in our house! This summer, join Dallas Children's Theater on a big adventure with STUART LITTLE playing in the Baker Theater at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts from June 13 through July 13. (more...)

Dallas Children's Theater Presents STUART LITTLE, Now Through 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

DCT Continues its celebration of author E.B. White by following its critically acclaimed production of CHARLOTTE'S WEB with STUART LITTLE. There's a mouse in our house! This summer, join Dallas Children's Theater on a big adventure with STUART LITTLE playing in the Baker Theater at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts from June 13 through July 13. (more...)

New Gene Krupa Orchestra, Led by Michael Berkowitz, Comes to Centenary Stage, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Although groomed to be a priest by his devout parents, audiences can celebrate the fact that legendary drummer Gene Krupa found a different calling. Kicking off Centenary Stage Company's (CSC) Summer Jamfest Series is the New Gene Krupa Orchestra led by Michael Berkowitz on Saturday, July 12th at 8 pm at Hackettstown's Lackland Center. Michael Berkowitz brings the legendary Krupa magic back to life for a whole new generation. With an infectious energy that draws both listeners and dancers alike, this concert is a winner with audiences of all ages. (more...)

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