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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...)

Julie Taymor Has Her Eyes on ACROSS THE UNIVERSE for Future Stage AdaptationJulie Taymor Has Her Eyes on ACROSS THE UNIVERSE for Future Stage Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

According to Variety, during a panel on Broadway's THE LION KING, Julie Taymor was asked what film she wants to bring to the stage next. 'Across the Universe,' she said. 'It belongs onstage.' (more...)

Rising Stars and Chicago Vets Sign on for SYCAMORE Premiere at Raven Theatre CompanyRising Stars and Chicago Vets Sign on for SYCAMORE Premiere at Raven Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

A cast of rising young actors and Chicago veterans has been announced for Raven Theatre Company's world premiere production of Sycamore, by Sarah Sander, to be directed by visiting artist Devon de Mayo. (more...)

Octavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the YearOctavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Oscar winning actress, OCTAVIA SPENCER as the recipient of its 2017 Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces Ryan Reynolds as 2017 Man of The YearThe Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces Ryan Reynolds as 2017 Man of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces producer and Golden Globe nominated actor, RYAN REYNOLDS as the recipient of its 2017 Man of the Year Award. (more...)


by Troy Frisby - Jan 11, 2017

A woman of many talents, one of Sandra Bernhard's greatest gifts has been her finely-honed ability to satirize Hollywood from the inside. Luckily, her latest residency at Joe's Pub, the year-ending SANDRA MONICA BLVD: COAST TO COAST, gave her plenty of opportunities to keep sharpening that blade. (more...)

VIDEO: Dame Helen Mirren Shares Her Very Special Christmas Message!VIDEO: Dame Helen Mirren Shares Her Very Special Christmas Message!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Actress Helen Mirren shared a very alternative Christmas message on this week's THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek -  RSC's SHAKESPEARE LIVE! Will Screen on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES This FridaySTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - RSC's SHAKESPEARE LIVE! Will Screen on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

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Full Cast Announced for JANUARY: THE MUSICAL REVUE at the ZedelFull Cast Announced for JANUARY: THE MUSICAL REVUE at the Zedel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Atomicus Entertainment is thrilled to announce that Hannah Grover and Marc Pickering will join Julie Atherton in JANUARY: THE MUSICAL REVUE at Live at the Zedel. (more...)

Universal CityWalk's AMC Theatre Receives Multi-Million Dollar UpgradeUniversal CityWalk's AMC Theatre Receives Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Universal CityWalk unwraps a multi-million dollar renovation of its AMC Theatre to create an all-new state-of-the-art Universal Cinema, debuting just in time for the holidays (more...)

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY's Daisy Lewis Praises the National Youth TheatreEXCLUSIVE VIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY's Daisy Lewis Praises the National Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Daisy Lewis, star of ITV's Downton Abbey, paid tribute to NYT for supporting her in her early career development. (more...)

BWW Review: CALENDAR GIRLS at Santa Paula Theater CenterBWW Review: CALENDAR GIRLS at Santa Paula Theater Center
by Cary Ginell - Dec 13, 2016

???????Calendar Girls, a 2009 play based on a hit 2003 film, is Tim Firth and Juliette Towhidi's true-to-life comedy about six middle-aged women from a village in Yorkshire, England who raise money by posing nude for a calendar, in the process becoming a worldwide sensation. The women's goal was to honor one of their members' husbands, who had died from leukemia, by raising money to purchase a settee to be dedicated to his memory. The 2003 motion picture starred Helen Mirren and became a major success, grossing nearly $100 million and garnering Golden Globe nominations for Mirren and co-star Julie Walters. The play is being presented at the Santa Paula Theater Center through December 18. (more...)

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