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Auditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAHAuditorium Theatre Celebrates 12th Annual MLK Weekend Performances of TOO HOT TO HANDEL: THE JAZZ-GOSPEL MESSIAH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The 12th annual performances of Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah take place at the Auditorium Theatre on January 14 and 15, the weekend before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Renowned soloists Rodrick Dixon, Alfreda Burke, and Karen Marie Richardson join legendary pianist Alvin Waddles in the celebratory production, which features a choir of over 100 choir members and musicians. Too Hot to Handel is based on George Frideric Handel's Messiah, and pairs Handel's traditional classical score with jazz, gospel, and blues. (more...)

Auditorium Theatre Launches ADMIT ONE ProgramAuditorium Theatre Launches ADMIT ONE Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre launches ADMIT ONE, a new initiative that provides community groups with the opportunity to experience music and dance at the National Historic Landmark. The ADMIT ONE program covers tickets, as well as transportation costs to and from the theatre, to underserved Chicagoland after-school and neighborhood groups and social service agencies. In addition, some groups will experience pre-show engagements and in-community residencies organized by the Auditorium Theatre's Creative Engagement Department. (more...)

BWW Interview: MFAH Film Curator Marian Luntz Talks Martial Arts and WUXIA WONDERS Film SeriesBWW Interview: MFAH Film Curator Marian Luntz Talks Martial Arts and WUXIA WONDERS Film Series
by Katricia Lang - Oct 21, 2016

Marian Luntz, curator of film and video at the The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston gives us some insight into the MFAH Film Series WUXIA WONDERS: MARTIAL ARTS ON SCREEN, including why it kicks so much ass! (more...)

Celebrate Chinese New Year on February 4 at the Auditorium Theatre with Jackie Chan's  Long Yun Kung Fu TroupeCelebrate Chinese New Year on February 4 at the Auditorium Theatre with Jackie Chan's Long Yun Kung Fu Troupe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre and the Chinese Fine Arts Society present Jackie Chan's Long Yun Kung Fu Troupe from Beijing on February 4, 2017, as part of Chicago's Chinese New Year celebration presented in partnership with Choose Chicago. The 11 members of the Long Yun troupe - hand-picked by famous martial artist, actor, and film director Jackie Chan - effortlessly combine elements of traditional kung fu, ballet, and modern dance in the mesmerizing program 11 Warriors. A pre-sale to Auditorium Theatre patrons and Chinese Fine Arts Society members runs from October 18 to October 23.  Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, October 24, at 10AM. (more...)

Katherine Parkinson, Steve Pemberton and Ralf Little Lead DEAD FUNNY Revival at Vaudeville TheatreKatherine Parkinson, Steve Pemberton and Ralf Little Lead DEAD FUNNY Revival at Vaudeville Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 9, 2016

Terry Johnson's "Painfully funny and funnily painful" (The Times) comedy, DEAD FUNNY, returns for a strictly limited season at the Vaudeville Theatre this autumn with Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, In The Club, Humans), Steve Pemberton (The League of Gentleman, Benidorm, Whitechapel), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, The Cafe), Emily Berrington (The Inbetweeners 2, Humans, 24) and Rufus Jones (W1A, Hunderby, The Casual Vacancy).  (more...)

Jackie Chan & More to Receive Academy's 2016 Governor's AwardJackie Chan & More to Receive Academy's 2016 Governor's Award
by Movies News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 30) to present Honorary Awards to actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman. (more...)

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Jackie FabulousUproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Jackie Fabulous
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of 'Who Is Jackie Fabulous?' Recorded in front of a live audience at Harvey's Comedy Club in Portland, Oregon this CD features the multi-talented Jackie Fabulous - a comedic force to be reckoned with. (more...)

Dave Franco, Justin Theroux & More to Star in Warner Bros THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIEDave Franco, Justin Theroux & More to Star in Warner Bros THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE
by Movies News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

The main cast has been put together for “The LEGO Ninjago Movie,” a new animated adventure in Warner Bros. Pictures' LEGO franchise. (more...)

Wanda To Add 150 IMAX' Theatres In Landmark Deal; Largest Agreement In IMAX HistoryWanda To Add 150 IMAX' Theatres In Landmark Deal; Largest Agreement In IMAX History
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

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Photo of Dolby Laboratories and Sparkle Roll Announcement Available on Business Wire's Website and the Associated Press Photo NetworkPhoto of Dolby Laboratories and Sparkle Roll Announcement Available on Business Wire's Website and the Associated Press Photo Network
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

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Seven Stars, Peak Time to Begin Production on TITANIC CODE in 2017Seven Stars, Peak Time to Begin Production on TITANIC CODE in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Seven Stars Entertainment, a Sun Seven Stars Media Group subsidiary, and Peak Time Entertainment, the new co-venture between producers Bruno Wu and Arthur Sarkissian, announce their project, Titanic Code, scheduled to begin filming in early 2017 as a Chinese-American production. (more...)

Jackie Chan Joins Cast of THE NUT JOB 2Jackie Chan Joins Cast of THE NUT JOB 2
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

 Award-winning actor Jackie Chan has joined the cast of The Nut Job 2 with Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl and Maya Rudolph. The film is directed by Cal Brunker and written by Scott Bindley, Bob Barlen & Cal Brunker. The Nut Job 2 will be released in theaters byOpen Road Films on May 19, 2017. (more...)

Lucinda Riley's Book Series THE SEVEN SISTERS Heads to TelevisionLucinda Riley's Book Series THE SEVEN SISTERS Heads to Television
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Raffaella de Laurentiis announced today that she has optioned international bestselling author Lucinda Riley's THE SEVEN SISTERS book series to be adapted for television. (more...)

Jackie Chan, Dave Franco & More Among Voice Cast for THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIEJackie Chan, Dave Franco & More Among Voice Cast for THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE
by Movies News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

At this year's Licensing Expo, SlashFilm revealed the all-star voice cast for THE LEGO MOVIE, due to hit theaters on September 22, 2017. (more...)

Time To Know Signs a Five Year Partnership Agreement with eLearningPro to Bring Education Technology to the Hong Kong Corporate Training MarketTime To Know Signs a Five Year Partnership Agreement with eLearningPro to Bring Education Technology to the Hong Kong Corporate Training Market
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

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Time To Know Signs a Five Year Partnership Agreement with eLearningPro to Bring Education Technology to the Hong Kong Corporate Training MarketTime To Know Signs a Five Year Partnership Agreement with eLearningPro to Bring Education Technology to the Hong Kong Corporate Training Market
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

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Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Heyi Pictures to Co-Produce Jackie Chan's BLEEDING STEELVillage Roadshow Pictures Asia and Heyi Pictures to Co-Produce Jackie Chan's BLEEDING STEEL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Heyi Pictures announced today that they will co-produce and co-finance the Jackie Chan sci-fi thriller BLEEDING STEEL, written and directed by Leo Zhang (Chrysanthemum to the Beast). (more...)

IMAX China Unveils 2016 Summer Chinese Local-Language Film SlateIMAX China Unveils 2016 Summer Chinese Local-Language Film Slate
by Movies News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and IMAX China Holding Inc. (HKSE.1970) announced that four Chinese titles will be digitally re-mastered in the immersive IMAX format and released in more than 290 IMAX theatres across China this summer. (more...)

Winston Baker Returns to China to Address Global Strategies at Shanghai International Film FestivalWinston Baker Returns to China to Address Global Strategies at Shanghai International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

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UniverSoul Circus Coming to Southgate USA, 5/17-30UniverSoul Circus Coming to Southgate USA, 5/17-30
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

A big top spectacle of global proportions, the 2016 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances, including extreme motorsports, mind-bending contortionists, freshly-painted clowns, free-flying aerial acts and much much more. Hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, UniverSoul Circus plays the Cleveland metropolitan area at Southgate Gate USA between Warrensville and Northfield Road in Maple Heights, May 17-30. Tickets ON SALE NOW at Ticketmaster.com and range in price from $16-$30 each! (more...)

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