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Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This SpringImelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Following the enormously successful opening of James Macdonald's new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway, producers today announced the forthcoming live broadcast of the play to cinemas throughout the UK and beyond as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

National Theater's ANGELS IN AMERICA and OBSESSION Coming to U.S. Theaters This SummerNational Theater's ANGELS IN AMERICA and OBSESSION Coming to U.S. Theaters This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Love, temptation and fear will captivate moviegoers as Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live partner to bring the best of the stage to U.S. cinemas with 'NT LIVE: Obsession' on May 11 and 'NT LIVE: Angels in America' on July 20 and 27, all captured live each day. (more...)

The Drama League to Honor Bill Berloni and Michael Greif and 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony Set for 5/19The Drama League to Honor Bill Berloni and Michael Greif and 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony Set for 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) will honor two outstanding stage luminaries at this year's 83RD Annual Drama League Awards, set for Friday afternoon, May 19, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  (more...)

VIDEO: Vin Diesel Returns in Official Trailer for THE FATE OF THE FURIOUSVIDEO: Vin Diesel Returns in Official Trailer for THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS
by Movies News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Below, check out the first official trailer for THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS, in theaters April 14th!   (more...)

Roundabout Documentary Wins AVA Digital Gold Award; Watch the Full Film!Roundabout Documentary Wins AVA Digital Gold Award; Watch the Full Film!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

A Roundabout Road to Broadway, the 22-minute film celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Roundabout Theatre Company, just picked up  a GOLD AWARD at this year's AVA Digital Awards. Check out the full documentary below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day, March 8- Helen MIrren Receives a Royal Opening for THE AUDIENCE on BroadwaySTAGE TUBE: On This Day, March 8- Helen MIrren Receives a Royal Opening for THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2017

stufffOn this day in 2015, Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returned to Broadway with a stunning portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production nabbed two Tony Awards, one for Mirren in the Leading Actress in a Play category and the other for Featured Actor in a Play, taken home by Richard McCabe for his portrayal of Harold Wilson. (more...)

BWW Interview: ABSINTHE's Ross Mollison and The Gazillionaire  Talk Wild & Dirty About the Los Angeles PremiereBWW Interview: ABSINTHE's Ross Mollison and The Gazillionaire Talk Wild & Dirty About the Los Angeles Premiere
by Don Grigware - Mar 7, 2017

Las Vegas Weekly, in naming ABSINTHE the #1 greatest show in Las Vegas history ever, said, "A performance of ABSINTHE is almost criminally fun. It is the domain of the Gazillionaire, the gold-toothed, foul-mouthed, lecherous dirtbag who runs the show. For the entirety of ABSINTHE's 90 wildly entertaining minutes, you feel like you've discovered something new, or stumbled onto a secret meeting of acrobats, dancers and reprobates. And the first thing you want to do after is tell everyone you know." (more...)

St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook to present CALENDAR GIRLS 3/17 - 4/1St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook to present CALENDAR GIRLS 3/17 - 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The senior women of Knapeley Village, England bring new meaning to Girls' Night Out when they decide to pose nude for a calendar to raise money for a new settee for the local hospital waiting room.  Anarchy ensues when the "Calendar Girls" defy their church's conservative fundraising protocol and spice it up with the amateur photographic help from the hospital porter. (more...)

BWW Review:  Janie Dee Makes a Smashing Return To New York as Feminist Fighter LINDABWW Review: Janie Dee Makes a Smashing Return To New York as Feminist Fighter LINDA
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2017

It's not exactly a spoiler to note that the closing scene of Penelope Skinner's wonderfully absorbing and issue-oriented dramatic comedy, LINDA, has the title character, a successful marketing executive, addressing a group of colleagues in the year 2007, excited about how the anti-aging cream she promotes has been putting out the message that the beauty in all women of all ages is a cause for celebration. (more...)

Hugh Jackman & Patrick Stewart to Star in Broadway Musical? Actors Express Mutual HopeHugh Jackman & Patrick Stewart to Star in Broadway Musical? Actors Express Mutual Hope
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 3, 2017

A match made in theater heaven! During a Build Series talk this week, former 'X-Men' stars Hugh Jackman and Sir Patrick Stewart shared their mutual dream of working together on the Great White Way. (more...)

Cast Complete, Rehearsals Underway for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATIONCast Complete, Rehearsals Underway for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Rehearsals began this week for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. Directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), Six Degrees of Separation will begin previews Wednesday, April 5 prior to the official opening on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Barrymore Theatre. The production will play a 15-week run through Sunday, July 16. (more...)

National Theatre's OBSESSION, Starring Jude Law, to Hit U.S. Cinemas This SpringNational Theatre's OBSESSION, Starring Jude Law, to Hit U.S. Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Obsession, an adaptation of the Luchino Visconti film starring Oscar nominee Jude Law and directed by Tony and Olivier award winner Ivo van Hove, is the latest National Theatre Live screening to be announced and will be broadcast to cinemas from the Barbican Theatre in London on Thursday, May 11, 2017. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATIONMore Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

HBO Debuts Moving Documentary CRIES FROM SYRIA, 3/13HBO Debuts Moving Documentary CRIES FROM SYRIA, 3/13
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

 CRIES FROM SYRIA is a searing account of the humanitarian crisis in Syria and the devastating civil war that has defined the country over the past five years. (more...)

ABC Counts Down to OSCAR Sunday with Special Week-Long ProgrammingABC Counts Down to OSCAR Sunday with Special Week-Long Programming
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

Leading up to the 89th Oscars, ABC is getting viewers ready for the biggest night in Hollywood by featuring a marathon of “Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars” and Oscar-themed episodes of “Speechless,” “Good Morning America” and “The Chew.” (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/20 - 2/24 on ABCScoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/20 - 2/24 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/20 - 2/24, airing on ABC (more...)

Raven Theatre Company Slates Audience Engagement Events for THE ASSEMBLED PARTIESRaven Theatre Company Slates Audience Engagement Events for THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

A series of five audience engagement events for Raven Theatre's Midwest premiere of Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties has been announced by the company. (more...)

Tony Winner Mel Brooks to Be Honored With BAFTA FellowshipTony Winner Mel Brooks to Be Honored With BAFTA Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts will honor Mel Brooks with the Fellowship at the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday February 12th. (more...)

Ben Platt, Kelli O'Hara, Renee Elise Goldsberry & More Set For MCC's MISCASTBen Platt, Kelli O'Hara, Renee Elise Goldsberry & More Set For MCC's MISCAST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) just announced the all-star lineup of performers set for their annual Miscast gala, celebrating the 30th Anniversary of MCC Theater.  (more...)

Center on Halsted to Host Free Reading of Raven Theatre Company's SYCAMORECenter on Halsted to Host Free Reading of Raven Theatre Company's SYCAMORE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Center on Halsted will host a reading of Raven Theatre Company's world premiere production of Sycamore in the Hoover - Leppen Theatre on Friday, February 17 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

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