LadyWatch with Ryan & Jason - the popular weekly podcast co-hosted by Ryan O'Connor ("Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star') and Jason Powell (Best Worst Movie) have announced the nominees for their Second Annual LadyWatch Awards on the podcast's episode 149: The Second Annual LadyWatch Award Nominations. (more...)
This week on SNL, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton (Kate McKinnon) came out of the woods to visit a US Elector and remind her of that all-important task this holiday season: keeping Donald Trump from becoming President. Inspired by the movie Love Actually, Clinton employed a series of notecards to silently go through all the reasons Trump must be stopped when the electoral college votes on December 19th. Clinton even tells the elector that she doesn't have to vote her, suggesting John Kasich, Zendaya, and Tom Hanks as worthy alternatives. (more...)
Bad Habit Productions inaugurates their 10th anniversary season with the world premiere of Kirsten Greenidge's HOW SOFT THE LINING, a historically-based play about the unusual relationship between Mary Todd Lincoln and her seamstress Elizabeth Keckley, a freed slave. Director M. Bevin O'Gara draws strong performances from Bridgette Hayes, Elle Borders, and versatile, diverse ensemble, to tell a story that resonates on many levels in today's political climate. (more...)
Philadelphia Theatre Company will host several special post-play discussions in connection with its staging of the Theatre Exile production of Rizzo by Bruce Graham, currently running through October 23 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets) - an American Playwrights in Context (APIC) discussion on September 30; a panel of political experts on October 4, a pro-football night on October 6 and a panel on Frank Rizzo's legacy on October 14. (more...)
Ghostlight Records has released the Original Cast Album of the hit, headline-making Off-Broadway musical Clinton The Musical with CDs in stores and online today, Friday, November 20. It was released in all digital formats earlier this season. The production has book, music and lyrics by Paul Hodge, book by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, and was directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges with musical direction by James Dobinson and orchestrations by Neil Douglas Reilly. Clinton The Musical was produced by Kari Lynn Hearn ofCoolChic Productions, and with Ken Davenport serving as executive producer. The recording was produced by Dean Sharenow and Paul Hodge, with Kari Lynn Hearn serving as executive producer. To order the album, please visitwww.sh-k-boom.com/clintonthemusical.
Below, check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the cast in the recording studio! (more...)
America's largest documentary festival runs November 12-19 at the IFC Center (323 Sixth Ave.) in Greenwich Village and Chelsea's SVA Theatre (333 W. 23rd St.) and Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas (260 W. 23rd St.). (more...)
Ghostlight Records will release the Original Cast Album of the hit, headline-making Off-Broadway musical Clinton The Musical on Friday, October 30; with international digital release and physical CDs in stores and online Friday, November 20. The production has book, music and lyrics by Paul Hodge, book by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, and was directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges with musical direction by James Dobinson and orchestrations by Neil Douglas Reilly. Clinton The Musical was produced by Kari Lynn Hearn of CoolChic Productions, and with Ken Davenport serving as executive producer. The recording was produced by Dean Sharenow and Paul Hodge, with Kari Lynn Hearn serving as executive producer. To pre-order the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/clintonthemusical. (more...)
Innovation Arts & Entertainment today announced the company is presenting 10 live multi-media events with astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson in 2016 including an engagement at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Tyson, the host of National Geographic's StarTalk, best-selling author and Director of the Hayden Planetarium, guides the ship of imagination to transport viewers to the nucleus of an atom and the farthest reaches of the universe as he explores humanity's quest for understanding. (more...)
Arnold Scaasi, Canadian fashion designer who created ensembles for the rich and famous, died yesterday, August 4, 2015. He was 85. Scaasi crafted one of his most recognized, and perhaps infamous, outfits for stage and screen star Barbra Streisand. She wore it to the 1969 Academy Awards, where she won the Oscar for her performance in the film FUNNY GIRL.
We remember the iconic fashion designer below: (more...)