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The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th AnniversaryThe HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. The free outdoor festival returns Monday evenings at sunset, beginning June 19 and running through August 21.  (more...)

The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th AnniversaryThe HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. (more...)

Photo Flash: Celebrities Visit Off-Broadway's CHURCH & STATEPhoto Flash: Celebrities Visit Off-Broadway's CHURCH & STATE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Off-Broadway's new play CHURCH & STATE welcomed three special celebrity guests last night. In attendance were Robert Emmet Lunney (Fox's THE EXORCIST), Ted Koch (DEATH OF A SALESMAN), and director John Rando (ON THE TOWN). Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin, Jonathan Groff and More Celebrate THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY on Opening Night Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Kate Baldwin, Jonathan Groff and More Celebrate THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY on Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

TACT continues the 2016 - '17 season with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival, where it was workshopped and developed. The Gravedigger's Lullaby opened on Sunday, March 12th, for a strictly limited run through Saturday April 1st at The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

World Premiere of THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY Opens SundayWorld Premiere of THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY Opens Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

TACT (Scott Alan Evans, Executive Artistic Director; Nora Chester & Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Associate Artistic Directors) is proud to continue the 2016 - '17 season will continue with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY World Premiere at Theatre RowPhoto Flash: First Look at THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY World Premiere at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

TACT continues its 2016 - '17 season with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed. Previews are on now at The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues), prior to Opening Night on Sunday, March 12th. This strictly limited run will continue through Saturday April 1st, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Modern Day Fable THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY Premieres Tonight at TACTModern Day Fable THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY Premieres Tonight at TACT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

TACT presents the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed. (more...)

Esteemed Journalist Wayne Barrett, Author of TRUMP: THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, Dies at 71Esteemed Journalist Wayne Barrett, Author of TRUMP: THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH, Dies at 71
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

'We are detectives for the people,' esteemed journalist Wayne Barrett replied, when asked by his son's elementary class, what a muckraking reporter does. (more...)

Modern Day Fable THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY to Premiere at TACTModern Day Fable THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY to Premiere at TACT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

TACT has announced that the 2016 - '17 season will continue with the World Premiere of The Gravedigger's Lullaby, a play that arrives on the Mainstage by way of the company's 2015 newTACTics New Play Festival where it was workshopped and developed.  (more...)

Electoral College Voters Can Factor In Russian Hacking, White House Press Briefing And POTUS Comments Show, Says Robert Weiner, Columnist And Ex- White House SpokesmanElectoral College Voters Can Factor In Russian Hacking, White House Press Briefing And POTUS Comments Show, Says Robert Weiner, Columnist And Ex- White House Spokesman
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

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Acclaimed Actors Tovah Feldshuh and Fyvush Finkel in 'Hugs and Knishes' on PBS December 4Acclaimed Actors Tovah Feldshuh and Fyvush Finkel in 'Hugs and Knishes' on PBS December 4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Hugs and Knishes: A Celebration of Our Jewish Foods and Traditions explores the rich history of Jewish food and its cultural impact on the community. The film visits a variety of Jewish homes, Ashkenazy and Sephardic, for anecdotes of Jewish life that represent a diverse cultural experience and demonstrate the universal cultural truth that 'we are what we eat.' (more...)

Beth Leavel, Jared Zirilli & More Will Take Part in CAPONE ReadingBeth Leavel, Jared Zirilli & More Will Take Part in CAPONE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Caiola Productions is pleased to announce a private reading of the new musical CAPONE. CAPONE stars Danny Aiello with book, music and lyrics by Robert Mitchell and directed by Alexander Dinelaris. The reading will be this Friday, November 18th. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub to Host Broadway Salutes The Blue Card with Raul EsparzaTony Shalhoub to Host Broadway Salutes The Blue Card with Raul Esparza
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The Blue Card, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding Holocaust survivors, will host its annual benefit gala on Monday, November 21, 2016, at Jazz At Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. (more...)

NBC Picks Up New Drama Series from Tony Award-Winning PlaywrightNBC Picks Up New Drama Series from Tony Award-Winning Playwright
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

NBC has given a pilot production commitment to the new drama SALVATION, from Tony Award winning playwright Warren Leight, CRASH's Paul Haggis and Sony TV. (more...)

BWW Review: CATF THE SECOND GIRL is a Stunning and Spirited ShowBWW Review: CATF THE SECOND GIRL is a Stunning and Spirited Show
by Johnna Leary - Jul 15, 2016

Take a Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead approach to O Neill's classic Long Day's Journey Into Night, and you have Ronan Noone's fantastically crafted The Second Girl, now running at the Contemporary American Theater Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: A Working Kitchen in THE SECOND GIRL at CATFBWW Review: A Working Kitchen in THE SECOND GIRL at CATF
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 13, 2016

What makes The Second Girl a comedy more than anything else is Cathryn Wake's electrifying performance as Cathleen, a confection of flashing eyes, red hair, a tell-the-truth-and-shame-the-devil attitude, and naked ambition. Her vivacity is inescapable. (more...)

THE CALAMARI SISTERS to Play Bristol Riverside Theatre, 7/27-31THE CALAMARI SISTERS to Play Bristol Riverside Theatre, 7/27-31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The riotous and wacky Calamari Sisters return to Bristol Riverside Theatre from July 27-July 31 to dish out another helping of their special brand of musical culinary education with The Calamari Sisters' Clam Bake starring Delphine and Carmela Calamari. These plus-size siblings teach the ins and outs of an Italian clam bake, singing, dancing and cooking their way through the perfect summer picnic to make the juiciest clams in town. (more...)

National Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner Rebuts Hillary Clinton Email, Benghazi Critics; Commends Foreign Policy Speech, Makes Case On Rick Smith Radio Show, Six PA SNational Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner Rebuts Hillary Clinton Email, Benghazi Critics; Commends Foreign Policy Speech, Makes Case On Rick Smith Radio Show, Six PA S
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2016

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HADESTOWN Creators Set for PERSON PLACE THING Live Show with Randy Cohen at NYTWHADESTOWN Creators Set for PERSON PLACE THING Live Show with Randy Cohen at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and FABnyc will co-present a live show with the popular public radio show and podcast Person Place Thing with writer and humorist Randy Cohen, featuring HADESTOWN's celebrated singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and inventive two-time Obie award-winning director Rachel Chavkin at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) on Monday, June 6 at 7:00 pm. The evening will also include musical interludes from HADESTOWN and a brief audience Q&A. Tickets are $10 and be purchased at www.fabnyc.org. (more...)

BWW Review: John Mulaney and Nick Kroll Provide a Night of Off-Beat Banter and Tuna-Based Pranks in OH, HELLOBWW Review: John Mulaney and Nick Kroll Provide a Night of Off-Beat Banter and Tuna-Based Pranks in OH, HELLO
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 11, 2015

 Comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney have brought their morally ambiguous characters of Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland to the Cherry Lane Theatre for a limited-run play. These caricatured New York-bred characters' over-the-top observations are just inappropriate enough to sustain laughter for 70 minutes of absurdity. (more...)

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