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Photo Flash: First Look at Portland Shakespeare Project's THE TEMPEST, with Linda Alper, Matt Kerrigan & Mike Dunay
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Portland, OR - June 16, 2014. With William Shakespeare's farewell masterpiece, The Tempest, Portland Shakespeare Project will entertain summer audiences with some of the world's most glorious poetry in this production directed by Michael Mendelson. A staged reading of The Admirable Crichton by J.M. Barrie will serve as a delightful three-day theatrical complement, directed by Jon Kretzu. Both shows will be performed on the Alder Stage at Artists Repertory Theatre. Tickets are on sale through Artists Rep's Box Office. Performances of The Tempest are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm. Performances of The Admirable Crichton are Tuesday, July 22 and 29 at 7:30pm and Sunday, August 3 at 7:30pm. Full schedule, tickets link and more information atwww.portlandshakes.org. (more...)

National Theatre Live Broadcasts Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas Today
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre today, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas on May 1, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide whenNATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas on May 1, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2013

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide whenNATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

Simon Russell Beale Leads KING LEAR - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Sam Mendes directs Shakespeare's KING LEAR, opening in the Olivier Theatre on 23 January. Simon Russell Beale plays the title role; the cast also includes Stephen Boxer (as Gloucester), Cassie Bradley, Tom Brooke (Edgar), Richard Clothier, Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Kate Fleetwood (Goneril), Simon Manyonda, Anna Maxwell Martin (Regan), Daniel Millar, Michael Nardone, Gary Powell, Adrian Scarborough (Fool), Hannah Stokely, Stanley Townsend (Kent), Sam Troughton (Edmund), Olivia Vinall (Cordelia) and Ross Waiton. The production will be designed by Anthony Ward, with lighting by Paul Pyant, video design by Jon Driscoll, fight direction by Terry King and sound design by Paul Arditti. (more...)

Photo Flash: Promo Shots for Lakewood Theatre Company's INSPECTING CAROL, Begin. 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 61st season on November 1, 2013 with Inspecting Carol. Get your holiday cheer on with this hilarious, madcap comedy! Behind the scenes of a struggling theatre's annual slapdash production of A Christmas Carol, rehearsals are at a standstill. Tim is no longer Tiny, Scrooge wants to do the play in Spanish (Feliz Navidad), and their funding is on hold pending an inspection. This laugh out loud spoof makes for a night at the theatre that is anything but show business as usual. Parental advisory: the show is recommended for ages 13 and up, contains some mild profanity. Check out promo shots below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Lakewood Theatre Company Presents INSPECTING CAROL November 1 - December 8, 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 61st season on November 1, 2013 with Inspecting Carol. Check out the first promo photos below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare Goes Mod in Portland Shakespeare Project's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Patrick Brassell - Jul 15, 2013

We enter the world of Padua, which in director Michael Mendelson's vision takes place in the swinging 1960s. The set is a clear reminder of Laugh-In, with its pastel colors and patterned walls with small doors that the actors can peep through. The costumes are witty reminders of that era, particularly the women's outfits and wigs. And the music throughout echoes Carnaby Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at James Farmer, Grant Turner and More in Portland Shakes' THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

With one of Shakespeare's most beloved, romantic comedies, Portland Shakespeare Project will delight summer audiences with a rich and comedic production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW directed by Michael Mendelson. A fascinating theatrical complement of John Fletcher's THE TAMER TAMED (staged reading) will begin in rotating repertory on July 24. Both shows will be performed on the Alder Stage at Artists Repertory Theatre. Tickets are on sale through Artists Rep's Box Office. Performances are Wednesday through Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. Full schedule and more information at www.portlandshakes.org. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

Jennifer Lopez Among Invitees to Join Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences
by Movies News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. (more...)

Bohemian Theatre Ensemble and The Hypocrites Top List of Jeff Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

The Jeff Awards Committee today announced 120 nominations in 25 categories of Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2012, and March 31, 2013. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 146 productions offered by 65 Non-Equity producing organizations. The judges recommended 54 of those shows, making them eligible for Non-Equity Jeff Award nominations. Thirty-three theatre companies received nominations. (more...)

SKYFALL Stunt Performers Win SAG Award for 'Outstanding Action Performance'
by Movies News Desk - Jan 27, 2013

The stunt performers and coordinators from "Skyfall" are recipients of this year's Honors for Outstanding Action Performances by Film Stunt Ensemble, it was announced today from the "19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards" red carpet by Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Awards Committee Member Scott Bakula. The announcement was made on the live "19th Annual SAG Awards Red Carpet Show," webcast on tntdrama.com, tbs.com and People.com which streams until 8:00 p.m. (ET) / 5:00 p.m. (PT). (more...)

SAG Awards Stunt Ensemble Nominations Announced
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Awards Committee Member Scott Bakula will announce the recipients of the honors for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles from the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet during the live SAG Awards digital pre-show, according to an announcement today (more...)

Photo Flash: New Behind-the-Scenes SKYFALL Images
by Movies News Desk - Oct 01, 2012

MGM has released new behind-the-scenes images of the highly anticipated James Bond film SKYFALL starring Daniel Craig. Check them out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of SKYFALL Underwater Fight Scene
by - Oct 01, 2012

The latest SKYFALL videoblog takes fans behind the scenes of the film's underwater fight sequence. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: New TV Spot Revealed for James Bond Skyfall During Emmys!
by Movies News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

Check out the just-released tv teaser, premiered during last night's Emmy Awards for the film below! (more...)

VIDEO: New International Trailer Released for SKYFALL
by - Sep 20, 2012

SKYFALL will soon be coming to theaters from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. It is being directed by Academy AwardŽ winner Sam Mendes and stars Daniel Craig, who returns for his third film as James Bond 007. Check out the just-released international trailer for the film below! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Poster for James Bond SKYFALL
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2012

SKYFALL will soon be coming to theaters from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Check out a new poster for the highly anticipated film below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'Q' In James Bond's SKYFALL
by Movies News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

007.com has released the first photo of actor Ben Whishaw as James Bond's gadget expert Q in Sam Mendes' 23rd film in the series SKYFALL. Whishaw takes over as 'Q' from Desmond Llewelyn who played the role in seventeen of the films. Get a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Daniel Craig in New Official SKYFALL Photo
by Movies News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

Daniel Craig appears in a newly-released official photo from the upcoming James Bond film SKYFALL. Craig's title character is seen waiting at London's National Gallery in the new picture from the upcoming action thriller from Sam Mendes. Get a first look below! (more...)

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