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BWW Review: LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2016: LIKE CRAZY (LA PAZZA GIOLA) Is A Heart-Warming Comedy Of Two 'Crazy' Women On The RunBWW Review: LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2016: LIKE CRAZY (LA PAZZA GIOLA) Is A Heart-Warming Comedy Of Two 'Crazy' Women On The Run
by Barry Lenny - Sep 26, 2016

Like Crazy is shot in Tuscany and Rome. The locations are stunning. (more...)

Producer Arnon Milchan to Receive Industry Tribute at 2016 Gotham Independent Film AwardsProducer Arnon Milchan to Receive Industry Tribute at 2016 Gotham Independent Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation's premier member organization of independent filmmakers and storytellers, announced today that Founder and Chairman of New Regency, Producer Arnon Milchan will receive the Industry Tribute at the 2016 IFP Gotham Awards. (more...)

TRAVELS WITH DARLEY Debuts Second Season on PBS Stations. TodayTRAVELS WITH DARLEY Debuts Second Season on PBS Stations. Today
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

What do a 'Tweeting farmer,' the real-life Calendar Girls, the Big Buddha, a Presidential library, and a 58-letter Welsh village have a common? They are all part of the second season series of TRAVELS WITH DARLEY, which premieres beginning tomorrow night on PBS. (more...)

Starry Alumni, Sharp Satire and Hope For The Future In National Youth Theatre 60th CelebrationsStarry Alumni, Sharp Satire and Hope For The Future In National Youth Theatre 60th Celebrations
by Marianka Swain - Sep 19, 2016

Sixty years young, last night the National Youth Theatre celebrated its storied past, buoyant present and - with a heartfelt plea for more financial support - essential future in a star-studded diamond gala at Shaftesbury Theatre. Those NYT participants who joined the company in this glittering anniversary year really lucked out, noted my companion, but it was hard to find a dull moment in decades of pioneering, diverse and life-changing work, as illustrated by this affectionate revue. (more...)

BLOOD is Back This OctoberBLOOD is Back This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus) and James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 14. (more...)

Felicity Jones Receives The IMDb STARmeter Award in TorontoFelicity Jones Receives The IMDb STARmeter Award in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

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HAMILTON'S AMERICA, Alan Cumming & More Set for PBS Arts Fall Festival Hosted by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Full Line-Up!HAMILTON'S AMERICA, Alan Cumming & More Set for PBS Arts Fall Festival Hosted by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Full Line-Up!
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

PBS announced today the broadcast premiere dates for the diverse slate of performing arts specials that will air as part of the 2016 PBS Arts Fall Festival. (more...)

Historical Thriller ANTHROPOID Coming to Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD & On Demand 11/1Historical Thriller ANTHROPOID Coming to Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD & On Demand 11/1
by Movies News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Operation Anthropoid was the code name for one of World War II's most courageous resistance plots. The incredible true story is depicted in ANTHROPOID, Bleecker Street's historical thriller coming to Blu-ray , DVD, Digital HD and On Demand on November 1, 2016 (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Will Smith, Kate Winslet & More Star in COLLATERAL BEAUTYVIDEO: First Look - Will Smith, Kate Winslet & More Star in COLLATERAL BEAUTY
by Movies News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Below, check out the brand new trailer for COLLATERAL BEAUTY. The film stars Will Smith, Edward Norton, Keira Knightley with Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Michael Peña and Naomie Harris. (more...)

Matt Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Timothy Dalton and Gina McKee Join National Youth Theatre 60th Anniversary GalaMatt Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Timothy Dalton and Gina McKee Join National Youth Theatre 60th Anniversary Gala
by Marianka Swain - Sep 5, 2016

Paul Roseby, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) has today announced the initial line-up of alumni who will join current members on stage in London's West End on 18th September for the company's Diamond Anniversary Gala.  Taking to the stage at the Shaftesbury Theatre in celebration of the company's 60th birthday will be former members including: Matt Smith (Doctor Who), Daisy Lewis (Downton Abbey), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey, Twenty Twelve, W1A), Timothy Dalton (James Bond), Jessica Hynes (Twenty Twelve, W1A) and Gina McKee (Our Friends in the North). More names are still to be announced. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/2/2016 - The Public's TWELFTH NIGHT Musical and More!Broadway AM Report, 9/2/2016 - The Public's TWELFTH NIGHT Musical and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 2, 2016

This weekend's big news: The Public's free musical adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT runs this weekend! And a Happy Labor Day to all! (more...)

BWW Review: Rarely Seen in the US CALENDAR GIRLS Sheds a Delicious Naughtiness at Group repBWW Review: Rarely Seen in the US CALENDAR GIRLS Sheds a Delicious Naughtiness at Group rep
by Don Grigware - Aug 29, 2016

The 2003 film Calendar Girls was produced in the US with a British cast starring Helen Mirren and Julie Walters. It is a delightful comedy and a sweet ode to women, who, dissatisfied with many lifestyle choices, try quite earnestly to raise the bar. In 2008 it was made into a play and has been a best seller in the UK, probably because it takes place in and pays homage to Yorkshire. Now under Larry Eisenberg's keen and caring direction, Calendar Girls, rarely produced in the US, has a sturdy production with a sterling cast at Group rep in NoHo through October 9. (more...)

Helen Mirren in Talks to Star in Disney's Live-Action NUTCRACKERHelen Mirren in Talks to Star in Disney's Live-Action NUTCRACKER
by Movies News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Helen Mirren is currently in discussions to join the cast of Disney's upcoming THE NUTCRACKER reboot. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT's Stephen Daldry in Talks to Direct Broadway-Bound FROZEN Musical?BILLY ELLIOT's Stephen Daldry in Talks to Direct Broadway-Bound FROZEN Musical?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 11, 2016

Following reports of Alex Timbers' departure from the highly anticipated Broadway-bound adaptation of Disney's FROZEN, the New York Post writes that the show's producers are in talks with BILLY ELLIOT helmer Stephen Daldry to take his place. (more...)

Public Sales for UMS's 138th Season Begin Monday, August 15Public Sales for UMS's 138th Season Begin Monday, August 15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Monday, August 15 marks the official beginning of ticket sales for individual performances presented as part the 2016-17 University Musical Society (UMS) season. With appearances by internationally renowned orchestras, chamber musicians, dance groups, jazz and global music artists, and theater and dance ensembles, the UMS season spans the complete spectrum of the performing arts. In all, 64 performances by 49 different artists and ensembles will take place in nine venues in Ann Arbor and Detroit, including Hill Auditorium, Rackham Auditorium, the Power Center, Michigan Theater, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Ann Arbor Skatepark, Arthur Miller Theatre, and Downtown Boxing Gym.  (more...)

Encore Screening of Helen Mirren in THE AUDIENCE at Ridgefield PlayhouseEncore Screening of Helen Mirren in THE AUDIENCE at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Helen Mirren has played the Queen of England several times, including in "The Queen" movie and a TV mini-series called "Elizabeth I." She won an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in 'The Queen' in 2006 and this year won a Tony Award for her Broadway role in "The Audience." Don't miss an encore screening at The Ridgefield Playhouse, as part of the AAA Northeast at the Playhouse Live in HD Series, on Saturday, August 13 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater Sets A London Theatre Festival WeekendGettysburg College's Majestic Theater Sets A London Theatre Festival Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater, Gettysburg, PA proudly presents a 3 day, HD theatre festival direct from London. National Theatre Live broadcasts will feature Tony Award winner & host of "The Late Late Show" James Corden, Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, Academy & Tony Award winner Helen Mirren. Individual show tickets may be purchased or save  28% by purchasing a festival pass to all 6 shows! (more...)

Anne Hathaway & More to Guest Star on New Season of IFC's DOCUMENTARY NOW!Anne Hathaway & More to Guest Star on New Season of IFC's DOCUMENTARY NOW!
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

IFC announced today that acclaimed Hollywood notables Anne Hathaway, Mia Farrow, Peter Bogdanovich and Peter Fonda will appear in Season 2 of DOCUMENTARY NOW!. (more...)

The MAC to Present National Theatre Live's ONE MAN, WHO GUVNORS Encore & MoreThe MAC to Present National Theatre Live's ONE MAN, WHO GUVNORS Encore & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

New for its 2016-2017 Season: McAninch Arts Center (MAC) located at 425 Fawell Blvd. at College of DuPage presents encore broadcasts of National Theatre Live's International Series, part of the U.K.'s National Theatre's groundbreaking project a selection of world class, award-winning British theater productions to local venues around the world. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast THREEPENNY OPERA and DEEP BLUE SEA This FallNational Theatre Live to Broadcast THREEPENNY OPERA and DEEP BLUE SEA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

National Theatre Live has announced international broadcasts of the Rufus Norris' National Theatre production of The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann, in a new adaptation by Simon Stephens on Thursday, September 22, 2016; and, Carrie Cracknell's acclaimed National Theatre production of Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea on Thursday, October 6, 2016. (more...)

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