Spend Election Eve with ESTP and One of the Great American Comic Playwrightsby BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016
No Time for Comedy is unlike anything you have ever seen, I feel sure. It is funny and clever - much of the dialogue is of Jane Austen caliber - but it joyfully refuses to go any of the places you think it probably might. It is political, and pointed, but never preachy, except to call attention to the motives of those who would preach. It is at once a parody of a witty Broadway comedy of the nineteen-twenties, -thirties, and -forties, and the apotheosis of it; and a part of it also contains a convincing and fairly furious repudiation of itself. For this 1939 play seems well aware that its very style is about to be subsumed by world conflict… (more...)
Menken & Spencer's THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ Gets Original Cast Recordingby BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016
Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of the musical The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz online and in stores on Friday, December 2, 2016. (more...)
FSLC Announces Robert De Niro as Recipient of 44th Annual Chaplin Awardby Movies News Desk - Oct 17, 2016
The Film Society of Lincoln Center is pleased to announce that Academy Award–winning actor Robert De Niro will be honored at the 44th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. (more...)
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition Comes to Blu-ray and DVDby Movies News Desk - Oct 7, 2016
Celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of the most beloved films of all time! Starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell and Henry Travers, director Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life has made an indelible impact on popular culture and continues to be a cherished part of many families' holiday tradition. (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...)
Photo Flash: New Shots from 'LIBERTY VALANCE' at TheatreWorks New Milfordby BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016
Tomorrow, September 16, TheatreWorks New Milford will host the East Coast Premiere of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance by Jethro Compton, a drama set in the days of the wild west. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a four-week run. BroadwayWorld has new shots of the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE at TheatreWorks New Milfordby BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016
On Friday, September 16, TheatreWorks New Milford will host the East Coast Premiere of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance by Jethro Compton, a drama set in the days of the wild west. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a four-week run. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
ALL THE RIGHT MOVES & More Set for REEL 13's August Lineupby TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2016
Frank Capra's 1941 comedy-drama Meet John Doe is featured in the August lineup on Reel 13. In Meet John Doe, director Frank Capra makes powerful political statements that seem prescient today. (more...)
VTA Kicks Off 2016 Summer Films Seriesby BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016
Victoria Theatre Association kicks off the summer of 2016 with the Family Flix Matinee Series July 7 and the Cool Films Series July 8-10 at the historic Victoria Theatre. (more...)
NY Public Library's Information Assistant Michael T. Hearn on A Brief History Of SHE LOVES MEby NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jun 30, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Michael T. Hearn, Information Assistant, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: A Brief History Of She Loves Me. (more...)
HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Announces 2016 Lineupby Movies News Desk - Jun 1, 2016
Once again, Bryant Park will be a destination for film buffs on summer nights in New York City, with an incredible line up for the 24thyear of the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival (more...)
George Cukor Classics Starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn Lead REEL 13 May Lineupby TV News Desk - May 5, 2016
Director George Cukor's romantic comedies The Philadelphia Story and Holiday, both based on hit Broadway plays by Philip Barry,open the May lineup on Reel 13 (more...)
Michael Keaton to Receive George Eastman Motion Picture Awardby TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016
The George Eastman Museum will honor actor Michael Keaton with the George Eastman Award, the museum's highest honor in motion pictures, on Thursday, June 9. (more...)
Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller to Star in THE PHILADELPHIA STORY on Broadway?by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016
Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller may co-star in a production of THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, set to hit Broadway this fall or spring 2017. (more...)
BWW Review: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY Looks At A High Society Marriage Dilemmaby Barry Lenny - Apr 4, 2016
The Philadelphia Story opens the year for the Therry Dramatic Society. (more...)
Friday 5: Novak and Occhiogrosso from 4,000 MILESby Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 1, 2016
Bradley Moore's Music City Theatre Company debuts its 12th production tonight - Amy Herzog's 4,000 Miles - starring Taylor Novak, Terry Occhiogrosso, Britt Byrd and Cate Eunyoung Jo. Playing Nashville's iconic Darkhorse Theater through April 9, the show is an eagerly anticipated part of the 2016 theatrical season. (more...)
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S and More Slated for Cleveland Orchestra's 2016-17 'At the Movies' Seriesby BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016
The Cleveland Orchestra announces a three-concert At the Movies series for the 2016-17 season. (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...)
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