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Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, January 11, 2015Scoop: MEET THE PRESS on NBC - Sunday, January 11, 2015
by TV Scoop - Jan 9, 2015

Get all the scoop on MEET THE PRESS, airing on NBC on Sunday, January 11, 2015! (more...)

Public Theater to Present THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER as Part of Public Forum, 12/14Public Theater to Present THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER as Part of Public Forum, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

The Public Theater announced the return of Public Forum's holiday tradition, a one-night-only Drama Club reading and discussion of THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER on Sunday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Joe's Pub at The Public. Just in time for the holidays, this exciting evening will feature a reading of Thornton Wilder's 1931 one-act featuring Tarell Alvin McCraney, Ethan Lipton, Andrew Solomon, and Tappan Wilder. Wilder's ingenious, heartbreaking play traces 90 years in the life of an American family, and will spark a discussion about family and storytelling in a society that's rapidly accelerating. (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival Closes Out 25th Anniversary with Anjelica Huston TonightChicago Humanities Festival Closes Out 25th Anniversary with Anjelica Huston Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Today the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced an added event with Hollywood icon Anjelica Huston tonight, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at The Chicago Temple (77 W Washington St), to culminate the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys. (more...)

Lena Dunham, Chaz Ebert, Renee Fleming, Wallace Shawn and More Set for 2014 Chicago Humanities Festival, Kicking Off TodayLena Dunham, Chaz Ebert, Renee Fleming, Wallace Shawn and More Set for 2014 Chicago Humanities Festival, Kicking Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) presents the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival, featuring 112 events which will explore the theme of Journeys, today, Oct. 25-Nov. 9, 2014. (more...)

Paula Poundstone Performs Tonight at PTPAPaula Poundstone Performs Tonight at PTPA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present PAULA POUNDSTONE tonight, October 18th at 8:00 PM. 25 years ago Paula Poundstone climbed on a Greyhound bus and traveled across the country - stopping in at open mic nights at comedy clubs as she went. (more...)

Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3Tony Winners Jessie Mueller, Andre DeShields & More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced casting today for A Night at the Tonys, this year's William and Greta Wiley Flory Concert, an annual cabaret performance, taking place on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Francis W. Parker School (2233 North Clark Street) as part of the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9. (more...)

Open Source Solutions Touted at MIT as Key to the Future of Cloud ComputingOpen Source Solutions Touted at MIT as Key to the Future of Cloud Computing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted a Cloud Workshop at MIT on September 26. Speakers from industry and academia described their R&D efforts to meet the future needs of cloud computing, spanning the full scope of hardware (servers, storage and networking) and software solutions (operating systems, virtualization, cloud orchestration software, and big data analytics). (more...)

ParenteBeard Speakers Forum to Welcome Charles Krauthammer to State Theatre, TodayParenteBeard Speakers Forum to Welcome Charles Krauthammer to State Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

ParenteBeard Speakers Forum at the State Theatre presents Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times Best Selling Author Charles Krauthammer, today, October 9th, 8 PM. (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival to Close Out 25th Anniversary with Anjelica Huston, 11/14Chicago Humanities Festival to Close Out 25th Anniversary with Anjelica Huston, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Today the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced an added event with Hollywood icon Anjelica Huston on Friday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at The Chicago Temple (77 W Washington St), to culminate the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival: Journeys. (more...)

Paula Poundstone to Perform at PTPA, 10/18Paula Poundstone to Perform at PTPA, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present PAULA POUNDSTONE on Saturday, October 18th at 8:00 PM. 25 years ago Paula Poundstone climbed on a Greyhound bus and traveled across the country - stopping in at open mic nights at comedy clubs as she went. A high school drop-out, she went on to become one of the great humorists of our time. You can hear her through your laughter as a regular panelist on NPR's popular rascal of a weekly news quiz show, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me. She tours regularly, performing standup comedy across the country, causing Bob Zany with the Boston Globe to write: 'Poundstone can regale an audience for several hours with her distinctive brand of wry, intelligent and witty comedy.' Audience members may put it a little less elegantly: 'I peed my pants.' The Comedy of Paula Poundstone Saturday, October 18 at 8:00 PM Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue, NY 11772 Tickets: $25-$45 + fee, available the box office, by phone 631-207-1313, or at www.patchoguetheatre.com. (more...)

Lena Dunham, Chaz Ebert, Renee Fleming, Wallace Shawn and More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's 25th Anniversary LineupLena Dunham, Chaz Ebert, Renee Fleming, Wallace Shawn and More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's 25th Anniversary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced today the complete schedule for the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival, 112 events which will explore the theme of Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9, 2014, with pre-Festival programs on Oct. 6 and 21, at venues across Chicago. (more...)

Cynthia Nixon, Alison Bechdel, F. Murray Abraham & More Set for Public Theater's 2014 Fall Forum SeriesCynthia Nixon, Alison Bechdel, F. Murray Abraham & More Set for Public Theater's 2014 Fall Forum Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Public Theater announced the 2014 Fall Public Forum season, featuring an exciting line-up of one-night-only readings and discussions that connect dramatic literature to society. Celebrating its fifth year, the popular Public Forum series presents the theater of ideas: conversations and performances with leading voices in politics, media, and the arts. (more...)

The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video for July 1The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video for July 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

ASPEN, Colo., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ (more...)

Jessica Chastain, Annette Bening & More Set for Tonight's SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum at the DelacorteJessica Chastain, Annette Bening & More Set for Tonight's SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Public Theater presents the free one-night event, PUBLIC FORUM: SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA, tonight, June 30 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Whitney Bashor, Annette Bening, Jessica Chastain, author E.L. Doctorow, Jackie Hoffman, Justin Levine, Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson, and Micah Stock join this exciting evening, which will celebrate Shakespeare and the newly released Library of America book, Shakespeare in America, edited by Public Theater Shakespeare Scholar in Residence James Shapiro. (more...)

NBC's MEET THE PRESS Posts Double-Digit Demo GrowthNBC's MEET THE PRESS Posts Double-Digit Demo Growth
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

“Meet the Press with David Gregory” was the #1 Sunday public affairs hour in the key A25-54 demo on Sunday, June 22, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. (more...)

Jessica Chastain, Annette Bening & More Join SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum at the Delacorte, 6/30Jessica Chastain, Annette Bening & More Join SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum at the Delacorte, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Public Theater announced additional casting today for the free one-night event, PUBLIC FORUM: SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA, on Monday, June 30 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Whitney Bashor, Annette Bening, Jessica Chastain, author E.L. Doctorow, Jackie Hoffman, Justin Levine, Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson, and Micah Stock join this exciting evening which will celebrate Shakespeare and the newly released Library of America book, Shakespeare in America, edited by Public Theater Shakespeare Scholar in Residence James Shapiro. (more...)

Coming Up on MEET THE PRESS, June 22Coming Up on MEET THE PRESS, June 22
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

THIS SUNDAY: Senator Rand Paul weighs in on the crisis in Iraq and America's role in the conflict, Vice President Cheney's criticism of President Obama, and the changing of the guard in the House GOP. Plus: the continued fight for immigration reform – can Washington reach consensus? (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival Announces Added Presenters to the 25th Anniversary Fall FestivalChicago Humanities Festival Announces Added Presenters to the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Today the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced confirmed presenters added to the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival, which will explore the theme of Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9, 2014. They include New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks, author and editor Roxane Gay, filmmaker Guy Maddin, jazz vocalist Rene Marie, comedian and Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! panelist Paula Poundstone, and former Brown University president Ruth Simmons. A complete schedule will be released in August at chicagohumanities.org/journeys. (more...)

Public Theater Welcomes Anna Deavere Smith, Steven Pinker & More for 'TALKING ABOUT RACE' This WeekendPublic Theater Welcomes Anna Deavere Smith, Steven Pinker & More for 'TALKING ABOUT RACE' This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

The Public Theater previously announced TALKING ABOUT RACE: SCIENCE, POLITICS, ART 1959-1970-2014, a two-night Public Forum event this weekend, today, May 30 and Saturday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m. in The Public's Anspacher Theater. Presented with Anna Deavere Smith Works at The Aspen Institute, The American Museum of Natural History and with in-kind support from the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue at New York University, these two exciting evenings will combine performances of provocative historic conversations about race with an unscripted modern sequel. (more...)

James Earl Jones, Cynthia Nixon & More Set for SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum on 6/30James Earl Jones, Cynthia Nixon & More Set for SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA Public Forum on 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that a special free one-night event, PUBLIC FORUM: SHAKESPEARE IN AMERICA, will take place on Monday, June 30 at 8:00 p.m. at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, with a line-up that includes Sarah Amengual, Michael Cerveris, Colman Domingo, James Earl Jones, Cynthia Nixon, Annie-B Parson, Steven Pasquale, and Michael Stuhlbarg, celebrating the world's greatest writer, American-style. Highlights of the evening will include James Earl Jones reading a scene from Othello, marking his return to the Delacorte after a 40-year absence and celebrating the 50th anniversary of his playing Othello on the Delacorte stage; Michael Cerveris reading a letter by John Wilkes Booth; and Steven Pasquale singing Tony in the "Tonight" duet from West Side Story. (more...)

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