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Grit & Escape Acquire Rights To 157 Motion Pictures From NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The country'sfirst-ever male-centricand female-centric over-the-air broadcast television networksGrit (For Men) and Escape (For Women) have acquired the television rights to 157 demo-targeted motion pictures in a multi-year licensing agreement with NBCUniversalTelevision & New Media Distribution, U.S. & Canada, it wasannounced today. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Split Decision for Soulpepper's TWELVE ANGRY MEN
by Catherine Kustanczy - Jun 18, 2014

The celebrated 1957 film 12 Angry Men is a drama that began its life on television as part of a CBS series, Studio One, where it premiered in 1954. The work, penned by ex-serviceman Reginald Rose and inspired by his direct experience as a juror, went on to win an Emmy, and in its later form, an Academy Award nomination. It tells the story of twelve jurors who debate the fate of a sixteen year-old Latino boy on trial for murdering his father. The work starts out with one Not-Guilty vote, and explores the various prejudices of each juror (none of whom are given names) while simutaneously examining the nature of justice on both epic and intimate levels. (more...)

Kevin Spacey Admonishes Disruptive Audience Member At CLARENCE DARROW Opening Night Performance
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 05, 2014

Two-time Academy Award-winning stage and screen superstar Kevin Spacey is capping off his tenure as artistic director of London's acclaimed theatrical venue The Old Vic with a performance of the play CLARENCE DARROW and on opening night earlier this week the actor wittily lashed out at an audience member whose cellphone interrupted an important moment in the drama. (more...)

Melville Theatre Presents TWELVE ANGRY MEN, 5/2-17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The timeless courtroom classic Twelve Angry Men comes to Melville Theatre this May, twisting from an open-and-shut case to an edge-of-your-seat drama. (more...)

Melville Theatre Presents TWELVE ANGRY MEN, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

The timeless courtroom classic Twelve Angry Men comes to Melville Theatre this May, twisting from an open-and-shut case to an edge-of-your-seat drama. (more...)

BWW Interviews: TCM Giant Robert Osborne to Host S.T.A.G.E. Goes to the Movies May 10 at the Saban Theatre
by Don Grigware - Apr 30, 2014


getTV Honors Beloved Filmmaker Frank Capra Every Thursday Night In May, Including a Nine-Film Marathon on What Would Have Been His 117th Birthday, Sunday, May 18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/  getTV pays tribute to the legendary filmmaker Frank Capra, highlighting 12 of the three-time Oscar winner's most influential films in the month of May. Thursdays in May, at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT, tune in for themed lineups starting on May 1 with 'Capra's Leading Ladies,' starring Jean Harlow in PLATINUM BLONDE; and Barbara Stanwyck in LADIES OF LEISURE. On May 8, spend an evening with 'Capra and Gary Cooper,' in the Oscar-winning MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN, followed by MEET JOHN DOE. 'Capra and James Stewart' are the focal point on May 15, in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, which earned Capra his third Oscar for Best Director; alongside MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON. (more...)

KISS ME, KATE Completes Pasadena Playhouse's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse announced that the Cole Porter Broadway musical KISS ME, KATE, directed by Epps, will open the 2014 - 2015 Season and run from September 16 - October 12, 2014. (more...)

TCM Greatest Classic Films Releases Four New Collections Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. (WBHE) and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) are adding four new collections to their TCM Greatest Classic Films line, which spotlights Hollywood's most legendary actors and actresses in classic cinema. (more...)

JIMMY STEWART GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Plays Covey Center for the Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The old stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood will be shining at the Covey Center for the Arts on March 28th and 29th as a new play about the life of Jimmy Stewart performs on their main stage. Jimmy Stewart Goes to Hollywood, written by national Kennedy Center award winning playwright Mahonri Stewart, and directed by Utah theatre veteran Scott Bronson, is being produced by Zion Theatre Company at the Covey, marking the first time the group has been produced at one of Utah County's most prominent theaters. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Actor Bruce Davison Talks About His Role in Coward's A SONG AT TWILIGHT
by Don Grigware - Mar 27, 2014

Actor Bruce Davison certainly needs no introduction. He has starred on stage, screen and television in a multitude of complex roles over the last almost 50 years. He is most remembered for his early film Willard in the 60s and his stunning Oscar-nominated role in Longtime Companion from the early 90s. Davison is currently onstage in Noel Coward's A Song at Twilight at the Pasadena Playhouse, co-starring Sharon Lawrence and Roxanne Hart. In our chat, he talks about his wonderful role in the Coward play and other fascinating career tidbits. (more...)

STOP KISS, WHERE WE BELONG World Premiere and More Set for Pasadena Playhouse's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse announced their 2014-2015 Season today, which includes the critically acclaimed STOP KISS by Diana Son; William Gibson's rarely produced TWO FOR THE SEESAW; a new production of George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION; and an Artistic Director's Choice to be announced at a later date. (more...)

Bruce Davison, Sharon Lawrence and Roxanne Hart Star in A SONG AT TWILIGHT at Pasadena Playhouse, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse announced Bruce Davison, Sharon Lawrence and RoxAnne Hart to star in A SONG AT TWILIGHT by Noel Coward, the fifth production of its 2013 - 2014 Season. A SONG AT TWILIGHT is performed tonight, March 18 to April 13; the press opening is Sunday, March 23. (more...)

Gregg Edelman and Penny Fuller to Join Kate Baldwin in Berkshire's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced additional casting for A Little Night Music. Four-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Gregg Edelman will play the role of Fredrik Egerman and Emmy Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Penny Fuller will play the role of Madame Armfeldt for BTG's 2014 summer musical. Ethan Heard, who directed BTG's 2013 hit murder mystery The Cat and the Canary, will direct Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical which also features Tony Award and Drama Desk nominee Kate Baldwin, internationally-acclaimed vocalist and actress Maureen O'Flynn, and Broadway and television actor Graham Rowat. (more...)

Leddy Center Dedicates Opening Performance of ON GOLDEN POND to Paul Lefevre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Opening night of On Golden Pond will be dedicated to the memory of Paul Lefevre, who starred in 17 productions at Leddy Center. Paul passed away in December and we urge all who remember Paul to attend this special opening night as we celebrate his life by dedicating this performance to him. Leddy Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present local NH playwright, Ernest Thompson's, On Golden Pond, today, March 14-23. (more...)

Leddy Center Presents Local Award-winning Playwright's ON GOLDEN POND, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Director Elaine Gatchell is proud to present local NH playwright, Ernest Thompson's Tony award-winning play, On Golden Pond, today, March 14-23. (more...)

Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND to Play the Leddy Center, 3/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Director Elaine Gatchell will present local NH playwright, Ernest Thompson's Tony award-winning play, On Golden Pond, March 14-23. (more...)

Leddy Center to Present ON GOLDEN POND, 3/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Leddy Center for the Performing Arts will present local NH playwright, Ernest Thompson's Tony award-winning play, On Golden Pond, March 14-23. (more...)

Melville Theatre Presents TWELVE ANGRY MEN, 5/2-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The timeless courtroom classic Twelve Angry Men comes to Melville Theatre this May, twisting from an open-and-shut case to an edge-of-your-seat drama. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Core Theater's Cast of 12 ANGRY JURORS Speaks Out on Trials and the Legal System
by Buster Spiller - Mar 13, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to chat with the director and several cast members of '12 Angry Jurors' about the often volatile subject of jury trials in America and how effective they are as a tool of justice in determining the guilt or innocence of a defendant. (more...)

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