Eric Overmyer News

Photo Flash: Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney, Joshua Jackson and More at THE AFFAIR's 2014 TCA Summer Tour
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

SHOWTIME has announced the premiere date for the network's provocative new drama series THE AFFAIR, which will make its series premiere on Sunday, October 19th at 10 pm ET/PT. The cast and creative team gathered at today's TCA Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills and you can check out photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Showtime's THE AFFAIR, Starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson and More
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

SHOWTIME has announced the premiere date for the network's provocative new drama series THE AFFAIR, which will make its series premiere on Sunday, October 19th at 10 pm ET/PT. Currently in production in Montauk, NY, on ten episodes, THE AFFAIR stars Golden Globe nominees Dominic West (The Wire) and Ruth Wilson (Luther), as well as Emmy nominee Maura Tierney (ER) and SAG Award nominee Joshua Jackson (Fringe). As an added bonus, check out an early look at footage from the seductive one-hour drama below! (more...)

HBO's BOARDWALK EMPIRE to Return for Final Season 9/7
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

The Emmy(R)-winning HBO drama series BOARDWALK EMPIRE will return for its eight-episode, fifth and final season Sept. 7, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE to Enter Final Season on HBO, 9/7
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The Emmy-winning HBO drama series BOARDWALK EMPIRE will return for its eight-episode, fifth and final season Sept. 7, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES Among HBO's 99 Primetime Emmy Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

HBO received 99 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network for the 14th year in a row, for the upcoming 66th Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced today in Los Angeles. (more...)

Center Stage's Digital Theater Project MY AMERICA to Screen as Feature Length Film on Fandor, 7/4; Hits IFC Center, 7/9
by Movies News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Center Stage previously announced that its acclaimed digital theater project My America has become a feature length film that will premiere on July 4, 2014, exclusively through streaming service Fandor, followed by a special July 9 screening at the IFC center in New York City. (more...)

WILD WITH HAPPY Winning Rave Reviews at Center Stage, Closes June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Wild with Happy is the joyous new comedy by Tony nominee Colman Domingo that is currently kicking off summer and the end of Season 51 at Center Stage. Now playing through June 29, the production is earning strong reviews from critics and audiences. The Baltimore Sun says the show is "priceless," "dynamic," an "endearing comedy…spiced with sharp humor," while Maryland Theatre Guide calls it "a perfect show." (more...)

Baylor University Theatre Department to Present ON THE VERGE and THE ALIENS, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

School may be out for the summer, but class is in session at the Baylor University Department of Theatre Arts. Graduate students Cason Murphy and Nick Hoenshell are taking on the directorial responsibilities of this year's line-up-Eric Overmyer's On the Verge and Annie Baker's The Aliens-which will run back-to-back for two weekends during starting June 19. (more...)

BWW Review: ON THE VERGE: Long Day's Journey Into 1955
by Nancy Grossman - May 10, 2014

Feminist fantasy about three time-traveling Victorian-era women who set out to explore 'Terra Incognita' is playwright Eric Overmyer's paean to language and the art of the spoken word. His craftsmanship as a writer is on display in ON THE VERGE, but the quartet of accomplished, committed actors aren't enough to keep everyone onboard until the end of the ride. (more...)

ON THE VERGE Plays New Repertory Theatre, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces ON THE VERGE by Eric Overmyer. Directed by Jim Petosa, ON THE VERGE performs in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, in Watertown, MA. Tickets are $28 -$60 and may be purchased by calling the box office at 617-923-8487 or online at newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. The press performance is tonight, May 5 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Center Stage to Celebrate 2014 Young Playwrights Festival on May 5
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

On Monday, May 5, Center Stage celebrates the 28th Annual Young Playwrights Festival with live performances of honored plays, an awards ceremony for the recognized playwrights, and the world premiere of six new My America/My Baltimore filmed monologues. The festival takes place Monday, May 5, at 7 pm. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre to Host 2014 Gala at Arsenal Center for the Arts, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, New Repertory Theatre will hold its annual Gala celebration at the historic Commander's Mansion at the Arsenal on the Charles in Watertown and at the Arsenal Center for the Arts. (more...)

ON THE VERGE to Play New Repertory Theatre, 5/3-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces ON THE VERGE by Eric Overmyer. Directed by Jim Petosa, ON THE VERGE performs in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, in Watertown, MA. (more...)

Amazon Greenlights Pilot MOZART IN THE JUNGLE & More for Full Seasons
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Amazon Studios today announced that The After, Bosch, Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street, Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent and Wishenpoof! will become the next Amazon Original Series (more...)

Amazon Studios New Original Comedy, Drama and Kids Pilots Debut with Rave Reviews from Customers and Critics
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

…and the customer reviews are still rolling in. In just one week since their debut, Amazon Studios' new original pilots have quickly become fan favorites garnering rave reviews from thousands of customers. More than 85% of ratings are 4 or 5 stars, and critics are calling the pilots “fresh” and “the best pilot in years.” In addition, Amazon Instant Video saw more than a 100% increase in the average number of streams per show for prime time pilots and a 200% increase for kid's pilots per show versus last year's pilot season. (more...)

Amazon Studios Debuts 10 New Original Pilots Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Seduction in the symphony…murder in the first degree…magic and ingenuity. Starting today, these are just a few of the stories viewers will be thrown into with 10 new pilots launching exclusively on Prime Instant Video in the U.S. and LOVEFiLM in the UK. (more...)

Amazon Studios Debuts New Original Pilots Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Following a successful first pilot season that resulted in the critically-acclaimed Garry Trudeau series Alpha House—along with popular tech comedy Betas and the soon to premiere kids series Creative Galaxy, Tumble Leaf and Annedroids—Amazon Studios today debuted a mix of comedy, drama and kids original pilots—all available for free. Customers are encouraged to watch and provide feedback on the pilots to help determine which shows should be made into series. (more...)

Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize Awarded to I Origins at 2014 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Sundance Institute today announced I Origins as the winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, as well as the recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Lab Fellowship, which is presented through the Institute's Feature Film Program. (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Sundance Institute welcomes the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, today, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

Tracy Chapman, Dana Stevens, Bryan Singer, Max Mayer and More Among 2014 Sundance Film Festival Jurors
by Movies News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, January 16-26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Short Film Awards will be announced at a ceremony on January 21 at Park City's Jupiter Bowl. Feature film awards will be announced at a separate ceremony on January 25 in Park City, hosted by husband-and-wife duo Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally and livestreamed at www.sundance.org/live. Offerman headlines the film Nick Offerman: American Ham in the Festival's Premieres section. Mullally voices a character in the English-language version of Ernest and Celestine, which will have its world premiere in the Festival's new Sundance Kids section. (more...)

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