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Nathan Silver's THIRST STREET Acquired by Samuel Goldwyn FilmsNathan Silver's THIRST STREET Acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films
by Movies News Desk - May 22, 2017

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Nathan Silver's THIRST STREET, starring Lindsay Burdge ('A Teacher') (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Showtime Comedy Special ANDREW SANTINO: HOME FIELD ADVANTAGEVIDEO: First Look - New Showtime Comedy Special ANDREW SANTINO: HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Comedian and I'M DYING UP HERE star Andrew Santino returns to his Chicago hometown for the debut of his new one-hour comedy special ANDREW SANTINO: HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE on Friday, June 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with Tony Nominee Andrew RannellsBWW Invite: Attend SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversation with Tony Nominee Andrew Rannells
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

On Monday, May 22 (2:30PM) SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld will host Career Conversations with Andrew Rannells, Tony nominee for his performance in Falsettos. Moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, the event will take place at the Robin Williams Center (247 W 54th St). (more...)

J.R.R. Tolkien's Great Grandson to Bring New Play TEREZIN Off-BroadwayJ.R.R. Tolkien's Great Grandson to Bring New Play TEREZIN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Steinberg Theater Group announced today that TEREZIN, written and directed by Nicholas Tolkien, the great grandson of novelist J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings trilogy), will make its world premiere at New York's Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, 4th Floor) for a strictly limited engagement beginning Tuesday, June 13 through Sunday, July 2, 2017. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Shirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, and Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYNShirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, and Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the full company for Meghan Kennedy's (Too Much, Too Much, Too Many) new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Cast Complete for Oscar Isaac-Led HAMLET at The Public TheaterCast Complete for Oscar Isaac-Led HAMLET at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for HAMLET, featuring Golden Globe Award winner Oscar Isaac as the tormented Danish Prince. Directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold, HAMLET will begin previews on Tuesday, June 20 and run through Sunday, September 3 in the Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Thursday, July 13. (more...)

BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 SeasonBENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

iRev's Comedy Festival Offers Over 51 Free Workshops and Expands with Improvisation SymposiumiRev's Comedy Festival Offers Over 51 Free Workshops and Expands with Improvisation Symposium
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

UCI's Improv Revolution (iRev) will produce The Coup de Comedy Festival 2017, a celebration of improvisation and comedy.  iRev is an improvisational ensemble composed of undergraduate students from UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA). This epic 4-day festival brings the best shows, panels, and workshops to the UC Irvine campus and community for FREE. (more...)

Method Man, Hailey Baldwin to Host TBS's DROP THE MIC, Launching TodayMethod Man, Hailey Baldwin to Host TBS's DROP THE MIC, Launching Today
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Music icon Method Man and supermodel Hailey Baldwin are ready to pick up the mic as the hosts of TBS's DROP THE MIC, the new comedic music series from executive producers James Corden, Ben Winston and Jensen Karp. (more...)

Tryke Companies Teams With RiFF RAFF for Exclusive Cannabis StrainsTryke Companies Teams With RiFF RAFF for Exclusive Cannabis Strains
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Rufus Wainwright 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)' Song & Video Out TodayRufus Wainwright 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)' Song & Video Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright has teamed up with charity The Art of Elysium and its new fully philanthropic production company and video streaming platform Elysium Bandini Studios (EBS) to release a rendition of the Stevie Wonder classic, 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)'. (more...)

Lionsgate Expands Output Deal with Central Partnership in RussiaLionsgate Expands Output Deal with Central Partnership in Russia
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Lionsgate a premier next generation global content leader, has strengthened its presence in a key international territory by entering a new output agreement with Russian distributor Central Partnership for the distribution of Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment films in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (more...)

Audible Releases Alien: River of PainAudible Releases Alien: River of Pain
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan and Colin Jost Unite at Hilarity for Charity's Third Annual New York City Variety Show on June 8!Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan and Colin Jost Unite at Hilarity for Charity's Third Annual New York City Variety Show on June 8!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

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Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro Tapped as Associate Artist with CTGSteppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro Tapped as Associate Artist with CTG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has shared that Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro is one of three celebrated artists to be invited into an expanded relationship with the Center Theatre Group (CTG) in Los Angeles. CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced today Shapiro, as well as Matthew Bourne and Danai Gurira, will be Associate Artists with the company. (more...)

CTG Announces Partnerships with Royal Court, National Theatre, Second Stage, Danai Gurira and MoreCTG Announces Partnerships with Royal Court, National Theatre, Second Stage, Danai Gurira and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced separate co-commissioning partnerships with four internationally renowned theatres. (more...)

Sharon Stone to Be Honored With The Icon Award at 2017 Women's Choice Award ShowSharon Stone to Be Honored With The Icon Award at 2017 Women's Choice Award Show
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

The WOMEN'S CHOICE AWARD SHOW announced today that Oscar nominated actress, producer, director, writer and humanitarian Sharon Stone will be honored with the Icon Award for her lifetime achievement in film and passionate activism to make the world a better place. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Nikita Burshteyn, 22, is an award-winning actor who's making a name for himself in the San Francisco Bay Area, and not just because he's got a tricky name to pronounce. When he played Judas in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at STAGE 1 Theater in Newark, Linda and Nick Hodges of BroadwayWorld.com raved: 'The show should be renamed 'Nikita Burshteyn Superstar.' The theater should be filled with talent agents waiting to give him an offer.' When he played Tony in 'West Side Story' at Broadway by the Bay in Redwood City, Joanne Engelhardt of the Palo Alto Daily News gushed: 'With Tom Cruise-good looks and an angelic voice, Burshteyn is the real deal.' And when he did his San Francisco cabaret act, 'Livin' Nikita Loca,' Richard Connema of Talkin' Broadway compared his 'full-throated voice and flawless phrasing' to Jonathan Groff's. (more...)

Second Melbourne Show Added for Lilly Singh's HOW TO BE A BAWSE TourSecond Melbourne Show Added for Lilly Singh's HOW TO BE A BAWSE Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Due to the demand, a second Melbourne show has been added to the tour for Thursday May 18 - making the second show, the first show! Friday May 19 is now sold out.  Tickets  for Thursday May 18 are on sale now. (more...)

Yale Rep Concludes 50th Anniversary Season with World Premiere of MARY JANEYale Rep Concludes 50th Anniversary Season with World Premiere of MARY JANE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) concludes its 50th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of MARY JANE by Amy Herzog, directed by Anne Kauffman, April 28 through May 20 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Friday, May 5. (more...)

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