BWW Review: The Agony and Ecstasy of the Met's New TRISTAN UND ISOLDEby Richard Sasanow - Oct 6, 2016
For the sheer magnitude of its singing, there hasn't been anything like the Met's ecstatic new production of TRISTAN UND ISOLDE--seen a week after it opened the season on September 26--in a very long time. (more...)
The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Partyby BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016
The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)
Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/3-9/4/2016by - Sep 4, 2016
Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 4, 2016 - Sunday, September 4, 2016.
BWW Review: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter Rarity A DAY BY THE SEA With Deft Delicacyby Michael Dale - Sep 4, 2016
Though his name is scarcely remembered on American shores, N.C. Hunter was one of the more popular English playwrights during the 1950s. His genteel dramas would feature such distinguished cast members as John Gielgud, Sybil Thorndike, Ingrid Bergman, Ralph Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave and Michael Redgrave, but his work fell out of favor with the rise of Britain's 'angry young men' playwrights. (more...)
VIDEO: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA For Mint Theaterby Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2016
Specialists in introducing contemporary audiences to worthy, but neglected plays, The Mint Theater Company's new production will probably be a first introduction for many of its audience members to the work of N.C. Hunter. (more...)
Emma Thompson to Host Angela Lansbury Documentary Airing 8/30 on BBCby TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016
In a heartfelt and revealing conversation between two well-known British actresses (and firm friends), Emma Thompson meets one of Hollywood and Broadway's most legendary figures, Dame Angela Lansbury, to discuss her 70-year show business career. (more...)
VTA Summer Films to Continue with 'ROCKY HORROR' and CASABLANCAby BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016
Victoria Theatre Association continues the summer of 2016 with the Cool Films Series presentation of Oscar-winning classic CASABLANCA, Aug. 12-14 and the Reel Late at the Vic showing of the cult film THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, Aug. 13 at the historic Victoria Theatre. (more...)
Mint Theater Company to Hold 'Further Reading' of WATERS OF THE MOONby BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016
Mint Theater Company will present a one-night "Further Reading" of Waters of the Moon by N.C. Hunter on Monday August 15th (7pm) at The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (home to Mint's current production, Hunter's A Day By The Sea, opening August 25). (more...)
Photo Flash: Remembering Marni Nixonby Walter McBride - Jul 28, 2016
As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, Marni Nixon, perhaps best known for dubbing the singing voices of the leading actresses in films, including THE KING AND I, WEST SIDE STORY and MY FAIR LADY, passed away from breast cancer on July 24th. She was 86. (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak-Peek at Mint Theater's Revival of N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA, Directed by Austin Pendletonby Michael Dale - Jul 26, 2016
The Mint Theater Company brings back a forgotten work from one of England's most popular 1950s playwrights. (more...)
Marni Nixon, Singing Voice Behind WEST SIDE STORY, THE KING AND I & More, Dies at 86by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016
The New York Times reports that Marni Nixon, perhaps most famous for dubbing the singing voices of the leading actresses in films, including THE KING AND I, WEST SIDE STORY and MY FAIR LADY, passed away from breast cancer on July 24th. She was 86. (more...)
Sigourney Weaver to Receive 2016 Donostia Award at San Sebastian Festivalby Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2016
Weaver will receive a Donostia Award at the gala screening of the film on September 21st in the Kursaal Auditorium. The Festival's most important honorary award acknowledges the career of the North American actress whose name has presided over some of the biggest productions in the last few decades (more...)
VIDEO: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter's Forgotten A DAY BY THE SEA For The Mint Theaterby Michael Dale - Jul 1, 2016
Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy starred in the 1955 Broadway production of N.C. Hunter's forgotten drama. (more...)
FSLC & Luce Cinecitta Announce 16th Edition of Open Roads: New Italian Cinemaby Movies News Desk - Apr 22, 2016
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Istituto Luce Cinecittą announce the complete lineup for Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, June 2-8. (more...)
VTA Sets 2016 Cool Films Seriesby BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016
Victoria Theatre Association's annual Summer Cool Films Series continues 2016's celebration of Victoria Theatre's 150th Anniversary with a special line up of films celebrating the time when generations of Daytonians came to the "Victory" to see the latest movie release. The Summer Cool Films Series runs July 8-August 28 and includes Reel Late at the Vic late night movies and daytime Family Films! Beginning July 8, VTA will set out the popular FREE popcorn and FREE soda plus some FREE nostalgia at the historic Victoria Theatre. Passbooks for the series are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage. Call (937) 228-3630, toll free (888) 228-3630 or purchase online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)
Abby Books Launches Movie Poster Books Webstoreby BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016
Abby Books, publisher of more than 40 movie poster books starring Hollywood's legendary and iconic film stars, has opened an exclusive webstore to market its unique product line.
Founded in 2014, Abby Books' popular full-color movie poster books feature such stars as Julie Andrews, Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Charlie Chaplin, Sean Connery, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Kirk Douglas, Harrison Ford, Judy Garland, Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Rock Hudson, Veronica Lake, Laurel & Hardy, Jerry Lewis, Marx Brothers, Marilyn Monroe, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Elvis Presley, Randolph Scott, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, Shirley Temple and John Wayne.
The Indiana-based publisher also offers movie poster books on the films of famous private detectives, Sherlock Holmes and Charlie Chan, and great silent film western stars, as well as on such genres as silent films, sound westerns of 1930-1935, and film noir of the early 1940s.
Each book is printed on 8 x 10 white paper. Page lengths and quantity of movie posters included vary by book.
Authors of most of the series of books are Greg and Jake Lenburg.
Greg Lenburg is best known for the best-selling book, The Three Stooges Scrapbook-Updated Edition. He is also Abby Books' founder.
Jake Lenburg is author of the Great Silent Comedians Movie Poster Book, Charlie Chaplin Movie Poster Book, Great Silent Comedians Poster Art Book and Great Silent Comedians Movie Poster Book - Revised Edition.
Abby Books new webstore is at www.classicmovieposterbooks.com. (more...)
Christy Altomare and Derek Klena Will Reunite for Hartford Stage's World Premiere of ANASTASIA- Full Cast Announced!by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016
Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak has officially announced an electrifying cast of Broadway veterans for the premiere of the new musical ANASTASIA, which is inspired by the real life of Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov and the enduring mystery of her true identity. ANASTASIA plays May 12 through June 12, 2016. (more...)
Darko Tresnjak Says Casting Complete for ANASTASIA World Premiere; Movie Songs Will Appear!by Jessica Khan - Mar 1, 2016
Heart, don't fail us now! The new ANASTASIA musical is one step closer to its stage debut in Hartford this summer. (more...)
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