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Gravitas Ventures Acquires Rights to Sundance Winner JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORYGravitas Ventures Acquires Rights to Sundance Winner JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY STORY
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Following an award-winning showing at the Sundance Film Festival, Gravitas Ventures has acquired U.S. VOD and DVD rights as well as all Canadian rights to “Jim: The James Foley Story.” The pivotal film makes its television debut February 6 on HBO. (more...)

Official: Johanson, Xavier and Dillon Will Join Close in SUNSET BOULEVARDOfficial: Johanson, Xavier and Dillon Will Join Close in SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Michael Xavier, Siobhan Dillon and Fred Johanson will join Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard, the second production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Shanice Williams Will Interview Audra McDonald to Kick Off Lincoln Center's LC Dialogues SeriesBWW Exclusive: Shanice Williams Will Interview Audra McDonald to Kick Off Lincoln Center's LC Dialogues Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the LC Dialogues series will kick off on Tuesday, January 26 (7:30pm) with Audra McDonald and Shanice Williams. In the Artist to Artist interview, the intricacies of the creative process will be revealed when Williams, a young, emerging artist, sits down to interview the Tony Award-winning Broadway star, and host of Live From Lincoln Center. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Josh Rhodes, Denis Jones & More Join Creative Teams for The Muny's 2016 Season! Tickets on Sale, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

Joe Sellman-Leava's Brings Award-Winning LABELS to the StudioJoe Sellman-Leava's Brings Award-Winning LABELS to the Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2016

The award winning show Labels By Joe Sellman-Leava (UK) draws on writer and performer Joe Sellman-Leava's experiences of mixed heritage to explore the broader issues of racism, immigration and displacement. (more...)

Harry Potter's Sean Biggerstaff Shares Childhood Remembrance of Alan RickmanHarry Potter's Sean Biggerstaff Shares Childhood Remembrance of Alan Rickman
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016

The world-famous star was a friend and mentor to him for twenty years, (more...)

2016 Richard Tucker Opera Gala 'FROM BOCELLI TO BARTON' to Air on PBS as Part of Live From Lincoln Center2016 Richard Tucker Opera Gala 'FROM BOCELLI TO BARTON' to Air on PBS as Part of Live From Lincoln Center
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - the multiple Emmy Award-winning performing arts series that for more than 40 years has showcased the best of the wide-ranging programming from the world's leading performing arts center - will broadcast the opera world's most highly anticipated event of the season on February 5, 2016. The annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala concert features some of opera's biggest stars, including Andrea Bocelli, Renee Fleming, Angela Gheorghiu, Isabel Leonard, Christine Goerke, Lawrence Brownlee, Stephen Costello, Nadine Sierra, and Piotr Bezcala, along with this year's Richard Tucker Award winner, Jamie Barton. Supporting the singers will be members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and New York Choral society under the baton of Eugene Kohn. Live From Lincoln Center's 'From Bocelli to Barton: The Richard Tucker Opera Gala' will air on Friday, February 5, 2016, at 9:00 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), and will be hosted by Audra McDonald. (more...)

Playwright Kenneth Lonergan to Adapt HOWARDS END Miniseries for BBCPlaywright Kenneth Lonergan to Adapt HOWARDS END Miniseries for BBC
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Oscar-nominated screenwriter and playwright Kenneth Lonergan will pen a 4-part miniseries adaptation of HOWARDS END for BBC One. (more...)

Chiwetel Ejiofor to Receive BIFA's Richard Harris AwardChiwetel Ejiofor to Receive BIFA's Richard Harris Award
by Movies News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

The Moët British Independent Film Awards announced today that Chiwetel Ejiofor will be honoured with The Richard Harris Award which will be presented to him at this year's ceremony on Sunday 6 December at Old Billingsgate. (more...)

Gravitas Ventures Acquires U.S. Rights to Robert Carlyle's BARNEY THOMSONGravitas Ventures Acquires U.S. Rights to Robert Carlyle's BARNEY THOMSON
by Movies News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Gravitas Ventures has secured U.S. rights to “Barney Thomson”, a uniquely twisted comedic thriller written by Richard Cowan and Colin McLaren, and directed by “Once Upon a Time” star Robert Carlyle – his first feature film directorial effort. (more...)

Alan Gilbert, Kajsa William-Olsson and More Set for PREformances with Allison Charney, 11/23Alan Gilbert, Kajsa William-Olsson and More Set for PREformances with Allison Charney, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

JCC Manhattan presents PREformances with Allison Charney on Monday, November 23rd at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


by Jennifer Broski - Nov 17, 2015

Just last night, the York Theatre Company honored Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre. The evening's entertainment was directed by Kurt Stammc(York's Closer Than Ever; Our Sinatra), with music direction by Andrew Gerle (York's Closer Than Ever). (more...)

Len Cariou, James Earl Jones and More Honor Angela Lansbury Tonight at York's 2015 GalaLen Cariou, James Earl Jones and More Honor Angela Lansbury Tonight at York's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The York Theatre Company honors Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury with the 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre tonight, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street). (more...)

Liz Callaway and More to Join Houston Symphony in Tribute to Carole King, 11/20-21Liz Callaway and More to Join Houston Symphony in Tribute to Carole King, 11/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

The Houston Symphony will be joined by guest vocalists Liz Callaway, Bryce Ryness and Allison Blackwell to pay tribute to Carole King's life and career in a world premiere of Tapestry: The Carole King Songbook at 8 p.m. on November 20 and 21 and 7:30 p.m. on November 22. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Sting, Seth MacFarlane and More Set for 'SINATRA' PBS Special This WinterSutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Sting, Seth MacFarlane and More Set for 'SINATRA' PBS Special This Winter
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - the award-winning performing arts series that for more than 40 years has showcased the best of the wide-ranging programming from the world's leading performing arts center - today announced the national broadcast presentation of SINATRA: VOICE FOR A CENTURY, airing Friday, December 18, 2015 on PBS*. (more...)

Rita Rudner and Charles Shaughnessy to Lead U.S. Premiere of ACT 3... at Laguna PlayhouseRita Rudner and Charles Shaughnessy to Lead U.S. Premiere of ACT 3... at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The third show in Laguna Playhouse's 2015-2016 season will be the U.S. Premiere of ACT 3..., written by David Ambrose and Claudia Nellens and directed by Martin Bergman. Rita Rudner and Charles Shaughnessy will star. (more...)

Principal Horn Philip Myers Solos During New York Philharmonic's All-Mozart Program This WeekPrincipal Horn Philip Myers Solos During New York Philharmonic's All-Mozart Program This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in an all-Mozart program: his Divertimento in D major, K.136/125a; Horn Concerto No. 2, with Principal Horn Philip Myers; and Serenade for 13 Winds, Gran partita. The concerts take place tonight, November 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

HDNET MOVIES Presents An All-star November Lineup Packed With Premieres Of Classic Favorites Headlined By Michael Douglas In 'WALL STREET' On November 8 And Kevin CostnHDNET MOVIES Presents An All-star November Lineup Packed With Premieres Of Classic Favorites Headlined By Michael Douglas In 'WALL STREET' On November 8 And Kevin Costn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

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Erin Davie, Klea Blackhurst & More Added to York's Gala Honoring Angela LansburyErin Davie, Klea Blackhurst & More Added to York's Gala Honoring Angela Lansbury
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The York Theatre Company has announced today Broadway's Klea Blackhurst (York's Call Me Madame) Mario Cantone (Assassins), Erin Davie (York's Silk Stockings, Side Show), Matt McGrath (Nice Work If You Can Get It), and Mary Louise Wilson (On the Twentieth Century), along with the acclaimed Yale Wiffenpoofs, have joined the roster of illustrious special guest performers who will gather to honor Broadway and Hollywood legend Angela Lansbury at 2015 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Guastavino's (409 East 59th Street).  (more...)

Review Roundup: Bradley Cooper, Emma Thompson & Sienna Miller Star in BURNTReview Roundup: Bradley Cooper, Emma Thompson & Sienna Miller Star in BURNT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Bradley Cooper, Emma Thompson and Sienna Miller star in the new comedy-drama, BURNT. (more...)

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