David Alpert News

Seventh Annual LIVING FOR TODAY Set for Joe's Pub, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Head on downtown for the seventh annual Living for Today: "Shing-a-Ling: A Night with the Broadway Urchins" at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) on Monday, October 27 at 7pm for a concert that will make you "feel the sturm und drang in the air!' (more...)

Exclusive Soundtrack to Accompany THE WALKING DEAD Season 4 on DVD & Blu-ray
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Anchor Bay Entertainment has partnered with AMC and Republic Records to offer The Walking Dead fans an exclusive soundtrack with the release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray and DVD. The soundtrack and Blu-ray/DVD sets will be made available only through Walmart. In addition, attendees at Comic-Con International 2014 can preorder the set with the “Rick Grimes Sherriff's Badge” Comic-Con collectible at the Anchor Bay Entertainment booth (#4037). The soundtrack, entitled “Songs of Survival Vol. 2,” features exclusive tracks from artists such as Phantogram, Godsmack, Colbie Caillat and The Lumineers and will be included with both the standard and Limited Edition Collection Blue-ray and DVD release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season. (more...)

IDW Developing Live-Action NIGHT MARY Series
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

IDW Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions announced today they are co-developing IDW Publishing's horror comic book, Night Mary, created by Rick Remender and Kieron Dwyer, as a live-action television series. Night Mary will join an impressive roster of innovative and original scripted content from Universal Cable Productions. (more...)

VIDEO: AMC Debuts Trailer for THE WALKING DEAD Mobile Game 'No Man's Land'
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Next Games and AMC released today the first trailer for the new The Walking Dead mobile game, based on the incredibly popular AMC series. (more...)

BREAKING BAD, MAD MEN Among AMC's 26 EMMY Award Nominations!
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced this morning the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy® Award nominations, recognizing AMC with 26 nominations (more...)

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes - On the Set for THE WALKING DEAD Season 5
by TV News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Below, watch two behind-the-scenes videos with the cast and crew of AMC's THE WALKING DEAD on the set of Season 5! In the first, Andrew Lincoln and company welcome you back to the set, and in the second, the team recounts their favorite walker kills, deadly props, and exhausting moments in the Georgia heat while filming the series. Click below! (more...)

AMC to Present 'Dead, White & Blue' WALKING DEAD Weekend Marathon
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Celebrate summer with AMC's “Dead, White and Blue” Weekend from Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6. (more...)

Alice Ripley and More Set for newTACTics' THE WONDERFUL MR. & MRS. O'LEARY, 6/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

THE WONDERFUL MR. & MRS. O'LEARY, written by Matte O'Brien and directed by David Alpert, will be presented as part of TACT's newTACTics series on Wednesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 26 at 7 p.m. The production will feature Aaron Ramey, Alice Ripley, Sebastian Thomas, and Cassidy VanVonno. (more...)

David Alpert to Direct Reading of BARNYARD FOLLIES , 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Barnyard Follies is a new musical intended for young performers, written by Sam Carner of the Carner & Gregor team (Unlock'd, Island Song). Directing the reading is David Alpert (Associate Director of If/Then, The Best Man, A Trip to Bountiful) and musical direction is provided by Jason Wetzel (Assistant Conductor for After Midnight and numerous touring credits including Young Frankenstein, The Drowsy Chaperone). The cast features 24 young performers ranging in age from seven to nineteen and includes Sebastian Hedges Thomas, currently on Broadway as Young Charlie in Kinky Boots. The reading will take place at 6pm on May 28th at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

IDW & Entertainment One to Develop V-WARS as Series
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2014

IDW Entertainment and Entertainment One Television (eOne Television) announced today that V-Wars will be the first series project developed under the recently announced first-look co-production agreement. (more...)

THE MAGICIANS, CLONE & LETTER 44 to be Adapted by Syfy
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Building on the momentum of Syfy's growing slate of cutting edge, provocative original programming, Syfy today announced it was developing adaptations of the graphic novels Clone, from Robert Kirkman and David Alpert (The Walking Dead) and Letter 44, from Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3), as well as the popular novels The Magicians, based on the book series by Lev Grossman. (more...)

Syfy Adapting RONIN & PAX ROMANA as Miniseries
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Syfy today announced that it will develop as longform programming Pax Romana, Jonathan Hickman's graphic novel about a time traveling clash of ages and arms, and Ronin, based on Frank Miller's (300) comic book series, about an avenging samurai. (more...)

Katie Thompson, Hannah Elless, Cedric Neal & More to Star in THE MOON AND THE SEA Concert Reading at The Cutting Room, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

On May 5th, Katie Thompson (Giant, 'So You Think You Can Dance'), Hannah Elless (Godspell, Somewhere in Time, The Other Josh Cohen), Cedric Neal (After Midnight, Porgy and Bess), Blake Whyte (Mamma Mia!, Wicked), Patrick Newton (Blue Man Group), and Isaac Woofter (War Horse) will star in the premiere New York presentation of The Moon and the Sea, a new musical by Creighton Irons. (more...)

George Lopez & IDW Developing WORMWOOD Animated Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Recently launched IDW Entertainment, along with George Lopez and his Travieso Production Company, announced today they are developing Wormwood as an animated television series based on the acclaimed IDW comics, created by artist Ben Templesmith. (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart to Star in Action Comedy Film AMERICAN ULTRA
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Lionsgate has announced that production is set to begin today in New Orleans on the studio's action comedy film AMERICAN ULTRA. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Grove' Episode of AMC's THE WALKING DEAD
by - Mar 10, 2014

Below, check out a sneak peek of the next episode of AMC's The Walking Dead titled 'The Grove.' The all new episode airs Sun., March 16th at 9/8c on AMC. (more...)

Idina Menzel & IF/THEN Cast Satirize Social Media In New Rehearsal Photo
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 25, 2014

A hilarious new photo showcasing the cast of the highly anticipated new Broadway musical IF/THEN, starring Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Idina Menzel is now available to view via a social media image shared by the associate director earlier this week. (more...)

Norman Reedus & Djimon Hounsou to Star in Robert Kirkman's Air
by Movies News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Skybound Entertainment, founded by 'The Walking Dead's' Robert Kirkman, has announced it is producing a sci-fi movie titled Air. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Idina Menzel, Kerry Butler and More Perform for LIVING FOR TODAY!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jan 22, 2014

Now in its sixth year, LIVING FOR TODAY is an annual concert featuring Broadway's brightest stars to benefit Gilana's Fund. The latest concert, held on Sunday, January 19 at Joe's Pub, featured the talents of La Chanze, Alice Ripley, Eric Anderson, Tituss Burgess, Julia Murney and more! BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, THE MEETING, Zion80 and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

This week at Joe's Pub at the Public -- January 14 through January 19, 2014 -- will feature Morley, Jackie Hoffman, William Blake, The Real Americans, The Meeting, I Beg Your Parton, Elizaveta, Caroline Rose and Kaylyn Marie, Zion80, Come On Get Mad and Living For Today. Details below! (more...)

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