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Francis Ford Coppola News

Date of Birth: April 07, 1939 (78)
Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Male
Sundance Institute Brings $151 Million in Economic Impact to Utah with 2017 Sundance Film FestivalSundance Institute Brings $151 Million in Economic Impact to Utah with 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The nonprofit Sundance Institute today announced that its 2017 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, Utah in January, generated a total economic impact of $151.5 million. These numbers come from an independent economic and demographic study conducted by Y² Analytics, which used updated methodology and technology to give a more complete picture of the Festival's impact on the state of Utah's economy. They are in addition to the economic impact of Sundance Institute's year round Utah-based programs, such as the Filmmaker Labs and Summer Film Series.   (more...)

Original Millennial Theatrical Show Debuts in Salon Venues Across Los AngelesOriginal Millennial Theatrical Show Debuts in Salon Venues Across Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The love affair between Jewish people and the stage dates back to Yiddish theatre in the late 19th century. Its comedy, drama, operetta and satire delighted and informed audiences from Eastern Europe, to Paris, to Buenos Aires and New York City.   (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGERubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Francis Ford Coppola Winery Unveils New Sofia Brut Ros' And Brut Ros' Minis Just In Time For SummerFrancis Ford Coppola Winery Unveils New Sofia Brut Ros' And Brut Ros' Minis Just In Time For Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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TNT to Present AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO DIANE KEATON, 6/15TNT to Present AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO DIANE KEATON, 6/15
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

Following the 45th AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: A TRIBUTE TO DIANE KEATON on June 8 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Turner's TNT will televise the celebration as a one-hour special (more...)

Julia Campanelli Creates Shelter Film for Female-Driven Projects; Premieres with '116'Julia Campanelli Creates Shelter Film for Female-Driven Projects; Premieres with '116'
by Movies News Desk - May 8, 2017

Julia Campanelli, Artistic Director of critically acclaimed Shelter Theatre Group, has announced the creation of Shelter Film LLC, an independent film company based in New York City dedicated to creating film and content featuring female and minority protagonists, writers and filmmakers. (more...)

Premiere of MY JANIS by Arianna Veronesi Opens 6/4 The New Collective MainStagePremiere of MY JANIS by Arianna Veronesi Opens 6/4 The New Collective MainStage
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

My Janis written and performed by Arianna Veronesi opens at the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017 with six performances at The New Collective Mainstage (6440 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, 90036). Performances are June 4th / 3 p.m., June 16th  / 8 p.m., June 17th / 7 p.m., June 23rd / 7 p.m., June 24th / 7 p.m., and June 25th / 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/4563?tab=tickets. (more...)

A Film Celebration of James Caan Opens 5/19A Film Celebration of James Caan Opens 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

For two glittering weekends at the end of May, the world turns its attention to the movie event of the year: TheCaan Film Festival at Museum of the Moving Image. In celebration of the Bronx-born, Sunnyside-raised, and Sanford Meisner-instructed actor, the film series revisits twelve of James Caan's greatest performances, from May 19 through 28, with nearly all films presented in 35mm. The films feature performances for such great directors as Francis Ford Coppola, Howard Hawks, Michael Mann, Sam Peckinpah, Mark Rydell, Norman Jewison, Wes Anderson, and James Gray. (more...)

Martin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special GuestsMartin Scorsese Exhibition to Close This Month at MoMI with Special Guests
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The exhibition, Martin Scorsese, devoted to the director's life, work, and passion for cinema, which opened on December 11, has attracted more than 50,000 visitors to the Museum's galleries and to the comprehensive retrospective of the director's work in its theaters. (more...)

Moonbot Studios Returning To Its RootsMoonbot Studios Returning To Its Roots
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

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Second Thought Theatre Opens Area Premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MENSecond Thought Theatre Opens Area Premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Second Thought Theatre continues its 2017 season of change with the area premiere of Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee. Local director/actor Christie Vela returns to direct for the company after making her acting debut for Second Thought last summer in A Kid Like Jake. Straight White Men begins with previews on Wednesday, April 12 and runs through Saturday, May 6. All performances of Straight White Men will take place at Bryant Hall on the Kalita Humphreys Campus, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets to Straight White Men can be purchased online at 2TT.co. (more...)

New Rochelle Opera To Honor Maestro Anton CoppolaNew Rochelle Opera To Honor Maestro Anton Coppola
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

New Rochelle Opera, celebrating 32 years of bringing quality opera to Westchester County, will honor Maestro Anton Coppola at its Annual Spring Gala on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm at The Fountainhead, located at 55 Quaker Ridge Road, New Rochelle, NY. The annual event is the Company's largest fundraiser. (more...)

100 Year Old Conductor, Maestro Anton Coppola to Lead Opera Tampa in Concert, 3/25100 Year Old Conductor, Maestro Anton Coppola to Lead Opera Tampa in Concert, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

 March 21, 2017 marks the 100th birthday of Maestro Anton Coppola, the conductor and composer whose career has spanned from singing in the Metropolitan Opera Children's Chorus for the American premiere of Puccini's Turandot at age 9 to - 91 years later - conducting his own an alternate ending for Puccini's unfinished masterpiece, one of two new works to be premiered on March 25th at Coppola Conducts: 100 Years Young. This concert will be presented by Opera Tampa, the company for which Coppola was the founding Artistic Director. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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VIDEO: First Look - New Netflix Documentary Series FIVE CAME BACKVIDEO: First Look - New Netflix Documentary Series FIVE CAME BACK
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Netflix today releases the trailer and confirms a March 31st launch date for its new original documentary series FIVE CAME BACK. (more...)

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff AwardeesCatherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. (more...)

QUEERLY BELOVED Readings Series and More Coming Up at Village PlaywrightsQUEERLY BELOVED Readings Series and More Coming Up at Village Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Join the Village Playwrights on February 22, 2017 from 8 to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center for QUEERLY BELOVED, staged readings of 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day.  (more...)

Village Playwrights to Present QUEERLY BELOVED at the LGBT Community CenterVillage Playwrights to Present QUEERLY BELOVED at the LGBT Community Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Queerly Beloved, staged readings of jury-chosen 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day from and LGBTQ perspective presented at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W 13th St. NYC on Wednesday February 22, 2017 from 8 pm to 10 pm.  (more...)

QUEERLY BELOVED Readings Series and More Coming Up at Village PlaywrightsQUEERLY BELOVED Readings Series and More Coming Up at Village Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Join the Village Playwrights on February 22, 2017 from 8 to 10 pm at the LGBT Community Center for QUEERLY BELOVED, staged readings of 10 minute plays to celebrate Valentine's Day.  (more...)

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