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EPIX Explores LGBT Human Rights Journey as Seen Through Athletes' Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that To Russia With Love, an EPIX Original Documentary about two generations of Olympic LGBT athletes, will make its World Premiere Wednesday, October 22 at 8PM ET. To Russia with Love examines human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with iconoclastic athlete and commentator Johnny Weir serving as the viewers' guide into this world. The documentary examines the experiences of Olympic legends Billie Jean King and Greg Louganis as well as the next generation of LGBT athletes who participated in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Shooting worldwide in locations as diverse as Sochi, New York City, Calgary, Toronto, St. Petersburg and Moscow, the film follows these athletes from the ice to the slopes as they bear the brunt of constant media questioning about Russia's anti-gay laws. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Air CBS NEWS: 50 YEARS LATER, CIVIL RIGHTS, 7/24
by TV News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

CBS NEWS LIVE EXPERIENCES will bring together a group of newsmakers from the worlds of news, entertainment and sports for CBS NEWS: 50 YEARS LATER, CIVIL RIGHTS (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Demi Lovato Reveals Her Late Grandfather Was Gay at Logo TV's Trailblazers Event
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

During Monday night's taping of Logo TV's inaugural Trailblazer's event (which airs tonight, June 26), before introducing Orange is the New Black (one of the night's honorees), Demi Lovato revealed for the first time that her late grandfather was gay and actually came out in the 1960s. She goes on to say that 'a lot of my spirit comes from him.' Watch the clip below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Laverne Cox Accepts Logo TV Trailblazer Award
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Tonight, Logo TV's Trailblazers event will feature Laverne Cox and cast members from Netflix's Orange is the New Black accepting an award on behalf of the show. In the sneak peek at Cox's speech below, the actress notes that 'the most marginalized of our communities are still struggling'. Watch below! (more...)

The Dragon Theatre Presents TAKE ME OUT by Richard Greenberg, 7/11-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Darren has it all. He's one of the biggest baseball stars on the planet. Millions of adoring fans. Endorsements. And then he decides to come out of the closet. This winner of the 2003 Tony Award for Best New Play and Pulitzer Prize finalist tackles homophobia and racism amidst America's most traditional pastime. Though it was first produced over a decade ago, in the current era of Michael Sam and Jason Collins Take Me Out is just as powerful, moving and relevant it was when it originally premiered. (more...)

Demi Lovato, Ed Sheeran, Daniel Radcliffe & More to Celebrate DOMA Anniversary on Logo TV
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Logo TV today announced that President Bill Clinton will honor Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan on the one-year anniversary of declaring DOMA (more...)

Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer and Cameron Esposito Join Lineup for UNCIVIL UNION Pride Week Benefit Concert, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Broad City stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer and comedian Cameron Esposito have been added to the stellar lineup for UNCIVIL UNION, an all-star PRIDE Week concert benefitting The Ally Coalition, Broadway Impact, and New Alternatives for Homeless Youth. (more...)

Dennis Quaid Hosts The Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament & Family Fun Day, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ For over 41 years stars from TV, Film, Music & Sports have joined together to show support for the men & women who serve their community. On May 31, 2014 they will come together again to help raise funds for the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation at a new location, Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena. (more...)

W. Kamau Bell, Nikki Glaser, Carrie Keagan and More Set for UNCIVIL UNION Benefit, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Leading lights from indie comedy and music's cutting edge, including W. Kamau Bell, Nikki Glaser, Jillette Johnson, Eliot Glazer, Mates of State, Wakey!Wakey! and more will headline UNCIVIL UNION, an all-star PRIDE Pride Week concert hosted by Carrie Keagan on June 25th benefitting The Ally Coalition, Broadway Impact, and New Alternatives for Homeless Youth. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cadence Theatre's DETROIT Is Fueled By Talent
by Jeremy Bustin - May 07, 2014

Don't be hoodwinked by the welcome barbeque or neighborly communication. Brick by brick, these products of the American dream are crumbling to the ground in Cadence Theatre's production of Lisa D'Amour's Pulitzer-finalist DETROIT. Cadence's final production of the 2013 - 2014 season, this dark comedy is not afraid to prod at the verity of a deteriorating Suburbia, U.S.A. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet of the GLAAD Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2014


Photo Coverage: Inside the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 04, 2014

GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced in 16 of this year's 29 media categories at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, presented nationally by Ketel One Vodka, Wells Fargo, and Hilton Worldwide, and locally by Delta Air Lines and Bud Light, at the Waldorf Astoria New York on Saturday night. (more...)

Cadence Theatre Company & Virginia Repertory Theatre's DETROIT Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Repertory Theatre presents the Richmond premiere of Lisa D'Amour's Pulitzer Prize-nominated and Obie Award-winning play, Detroit. Detroit runs May 1-May 24, 2014 (opens May 3rd) with a Talk Back Sunday post-show discussion on Sunday, May 11th. Local psychiatrist Dr. Neil Sonenklar will facilitate. (more...)

Cyrus, Beyonce, Pharrell Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Today, TIME reveals the eleventh annual TIME 100, TIME's list of the 100 most influential people in the world. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Peridance Contemporary Dance Company Performs Spring Season 2014
by Marjorie Liebert - Mar 27, 2014

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company Opens its New York Spring Season 2014 (more...)

BWW Reviews: Cadence Theatre Delivers Powerful CLYBOURNE PARK
by Jeremy Bustin - Mar 08, 2014


TV: Must Watch! New Generation of Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update Kicks Off with Cecily Strong & Colin Jost
by Stage Tube - Mar 02, 2014

It was a brand new day (or night) at Saturday Night Live this weekend, as new co-anchors Cecily Strong and Colin Jost took over the popular late night show's iconic WEEKEND UPDATE news desk, replacing Seth Myers. (more...)

Cadence Theatre Company & Virginia Repertory Theatre to Present CLYBOURNE PARK, 2/20-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Repertory Theatre presents the Richmond premiere of Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, Clybourne Park. Clybourne Park runs February 20-March 15, 2014 (opens February 22nd) in association with the 10th Annual Acts of Faith Festival, with Acts of Faith post-show discussions Sunday, March 2nd and Sunday, March 9th. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Among 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Today GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, recognizing powerful and important media stories from 2013 - an historic year for LGBT equality. (more...)

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB Among 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Nominees
by Movies News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Today GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, recognizing powerful and important media stories from 2013 - an historic year for LGBT equality. (more...)

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