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Kansas City Actors Theater Announces Cast of I'M NOT RAPPAPORTKansas City Actors Theater Announces Cast of I'M NOT RAPPAPORT
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Kansas City Actors Theatre will kick off Season Twelve with Herb Gardner's Tony Award winning play, I'm Not Rappaport, directed by Dennis Hennessy from The New Theatre Restaurant. (more...)

Scoop: VEEP May Episodes on HBOScoop: VEEP May Episodes on HBO
by TV Scoop - Apr 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on VEEP May Episodes on HBO (more...)

Frank Rich Says HAMILTON 'Speaks to the Entire Country' in New Re/Code PodcastFrank Rich Says HAMILTON 'Speaks to the Entire Country' in New Re/Code Podcast
by Nora Dominick - Apr 21, 2016

Veep producer and former New York Times theater critic Frank Rich recently sat down with Re/Code to chat about Veep's upcoming fifth season, which premieres on Sunday on HBO, Donald Trump and Hamilton.  (more...)

HBO Renews GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY & VEEP for 2017HBO Renews GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY & VEEP for 2017
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

With all three shows set to return for new seasons on Sunday, April 24, HBO has renewed GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY and VEEP for 2017, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. (more...)

Scoop: VEEP April, May Episodes on HBOScoop: VEEP April, May Episodes on HBO
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2016

Get all the scoop on VEEP April, May Episodes, airing on HBO (more...)

Trump vs. GOP, Springsteen & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEENTrump vs. GOP, Springsteen & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/22/16- Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber!STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/22/16- Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2016

Sondheim is the winner of an Academy Award, eight Tony Awards, including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, multiple Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and the Laurence Olivier Award. Described by Frank Rich of the New York Times as 'the greatest, and perhaps best-known artist working in musical theatre', his most famous scores include (as composer/lyricist) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, and Assassins. He also wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy. Lloyd Webber has composed 13 musicals, a song cycle, a set of variations, two film scores, and a Latin Requiem Mass. He has also gained a number of honours, including a knighthood in 1992, followed by a peerage from the British Government for services to Music, seven Tony Awards, three Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, fourteen Ivor Novello Awards, seven Olivier Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2006. Several of his songs, notably 'The Music of the Night', 'I Don't Know How to Love Him', 'Don't Cry for Me, Argentina' and 'You Must Love Me', 'Any Dream Will Do' and 'Memory' have been widely recorded and were hits outside of their parent musicals. (more...)

Glenn Slater's BEATSVILLE Musical Will Premiere in Asolo Rep's 2016-17 SeasonGlenn Slater's BEATSVILLE Musical Will Premiere in Asolo Rep's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Today, March 14, 2016, Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their 2016-17 seasons to more than 350 patrons in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

VIDEO: Frank Rich Responds To Hillary Clinton's Praise of Reagans Re: HIV/AIDS; Clinton Later RetractsVIDEO: Frank Rich Responds To Hillary Clinton's Praise of Reagans Re: HIV/AIDS; Clinton Later Retracts
by Michael Dale - Mar 11, 2016

The former New York Times critic has harsh words for the presidential candidate's 'revisionist version.' (more...)

Video Flashback: FALSETTOS Will March Back to Broadway!Video Flashback: FALSETTOS Will March Back to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported today, Lincoln Center Theater will join forces with Jujamcyn Theaters this fall to bring William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos back to Broadway. Falsettos will begin previews Thursday, September 29 and open on Thursday, October 27 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48 Street). Lapine will return to helm the production. (more...)

S.T.A.G.E. to Host SONDHEIM NO. 5 Gala This Summer to Benefit APLAS.T.A.G.E. to Host SONDHEIM NO. 5 Gala This Summer to Benefit APLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

The Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) is delighted to announce the 32nd annual gala, 'Sondheim No. 5,' to be held on Saturday, June 18th, 2016 with two performances: 2:00 pm matinee and the evening at 8:00 pm, at the new beautiful Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210). David Galligan directs and serving as Musical Director for his first time is Michael Orland. (more...)

DVR Alert: HBO Airs Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS TonightDVR Alert: HBO Airs Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews, for BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, debuting TONIGHT, FEB. 22, exclusively on HBO, following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

Theater Works Announces 2016-2017 Masterworks SeasonTheater Works Announces 2016-2017 Masterworks Season
by Louisa Brady - Feb 20, 2016

Theater Works 2016-17 Masterworks Season sees the return of master entertainers, lauded composers, Tony Award ® Winners and two premieres. The 31st MasterWorks season opens with the comedy Noises Off, and is followed by the World premiere of the newest work by the team that brought the works of Cole Porter, A Gershwin Revue celebrates the works of the acclaimed composer George Gershwin. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - HBO Shares Teaser for VEEP Season FiveVIDEO: First Look - HBO Shares Teaser for VEEP Season Five
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

HBO's VEEP returns for its ten-episode fifth season SUNDAY, APRIL 24 (10:30–11:00 p.m). Check out a teaser below! (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Perform with Pacific Symphony in Valentine's Day Concert, 2/12Bernadette Peters to Perform with Pacific Symphony in Valentine's Day Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Grammy-, Golden Globe- Drama Desk- and three-time Tony Award-winning actress and singer Bernadette Peters-known for her raw talent and ability to knock the socks off an audience with her glorious voice-joins Pacific Symphony just in time for Valentine's Day weekend! The ageless Peters, who boasts a decades-long successful career on the Broadway, film and television stage, recently starred in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of "Follies" after a highly successful run at the Kennedy Center, and can be seen in the Golden-Globe winning TV series, "Mozart in the Jungle." Recent hit performances (backed by orchestras) have included Peters turning up the heat for Peggy Lee's "Fever"; Rodgers and Hammerstein's "There is Nothin' Like a Dame" (from "South Pacific"); "Children Will Listen" and "No One is Alone" (from "Into the Woods"); "In Buddy's Eyes" and "Losing My Mind" (from her turn as Sally Durant Plummer in the 2011 revival of "Follies"); and "Let Me Entertain You" (from the Grammy Award-winning Broadway cast album "Gypsy"), among many, many others. (more...)

Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2016, including: MAVIS!, a celebration of music legend Mavis Staples; EVERYTHING IS COPY, a candid portrait of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron (more...)

HBO Announces Debut Dates for GAME OF THRONES, VEEP & SILICON VALLEYHBO Announces Debut Dates for GAME OF THRONES, VEEP & SILICON VALLEY
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

 HBO has confirmed that the new seasons of GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY and VEEP will debut back-to-back on SUNDAY, APRIL 24, starting at 9:00 p.m.(ET/PT). (more...)

GAME OF THRONES, VEEP & SILICON VALLEY Returning to HBO in AprilGAME OF THRONES, VEEP & SILICON VALLEY Returning to HBO in April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

HBO has confirmed that the new seasons of GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY and VEEP will debut back-to-back on SUNDAY, APRIL 24, starting at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

BIG SHORT, 'AMY SCHUMER' Among Nominees for 27th Annual PGA Awards; Full ListBIG SHORT, 'AMY SCHUMER' Among Nominees for 27th Annual PGA Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

The PGA has announced its nominations for the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards Winners will be announced January 23 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22HBO to Debut Documentary BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, 2/22
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews, for BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS, debuting MONDAY, FEB. 22, exclusively on HBO, following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)

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