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BWW Reviews: Take a Bite Out of SILENCE! at Studio Theatre's 2nd StageBWW Reviews: Take a Bite Out of SILENCE! at Studio Theatre's 2nd Stage
by Jamie McGonnigal - Jul 21, 2015

Studio Theatre's 2nd Stage has been transformed into a cabaret theatre, complete with proscenium running lights and a runway that would make any Mama Rose proud.  With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the familiar story of Jonathan Demme's Oscar Winning 1991 film, "Silence of the Lambs," comes to life.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: ASSASSINS at SRO is Rousing Ammunition for Thought!BWW Reviews: ASSASSINS at SRO is Rousing Ammunition for Thought!
by Bryan-Keyth Wilson - Jul 15, 2015

If you are socially conscious or have some type of social media account, you are well aware of the social injustices that seem to flood the timelines. In this past year, we have witnessed young black men assassinated at the hands of police officers as well as a massacre in Charleston, South Carolina where a deranged racist killed nine parishioners at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Hashtags such as #Handsupdontshoot and #BlackLivesMatter have become the popular catch phrases in the juggernaut of social media. I know you are asking, 'What in the hell does this have to do with ASSASSINS the musical?' This show addresses so much more than the psychopathic motives of the nine assassins; it makes one question the gun control laws of then and now. Going into the theatre, I was excited to see a musical that I love and know very well, but my thoughts changed immediately at curtain call. (more...)

BUGSY MALONE Set for Theatre Royal GlasgowBUGSY MALONE Set for Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Glasgow Theatres' Creative Learning team is proud to announce casting for the city's first Stage Experience production of Bugsy Malone. The 90 strong cast of young performers aged 9-18 years old will embark on an intense two week course led by industry professionals culminating with three live performances on the Theatre Royal stage on Friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August. (more...)

Blessid Union of Souls to Release Live CD/DVDBlessid Union of Souls to Release Live CD/DVD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Soulful '90s Alt-Rock Superstars Blessid Union of Souls are releasing a very special live event captured on both CD and DVD, professionally shot with multiple cameras and crystal clear audio! The release titled “Live At Never On Sunday” includes superb performances of the band's 2 monster hit singles “I Believe” and “Hey Leonard (She Likes Me For Me)” as well as fan favorites “Let Me Be The One,” “Oh Virginia,” “Lucky To Be Here” and a whole lot more! Vocalist Eliot Sloan is as charismatic as ever on stage and his powerhouse vocals absolutely soar on this magnificent recording! (more...)

BWW Reviews:  A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT; Interviews With a Political AssassinBWW Reviews: A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT; Interviews With a Political Assassin
by Michael Dale - Jun 4, 2015

Nicholas Wright's engrossing and superbly acted drama deals with the man South Africans called Prime Evil. (more...)

NBC's RED NOSE DAY Event Raises Over $221 MillionNBC's RED NOSE DAY Event Raises Over $221 Million
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2015

Over 100 Hollywood stars were “funny for money” last night in NBC's inaugural event for charity, 'Red Nose Day,' helping to raise over $21 million to help lift children and young people out of poverty in the U.S. (more...)

Media Outlets Get in the Spirit of NBC's RED NOSE DAYMedia Outlets Get in the Spirit of NBC's RED NOSE DAY
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2015

Some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Jodie Foster, will come together on Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) for NBC's “Red Nose Day” (more...)

Tony Nominee Helen Mirren & More Join NBC's RED NOSE DAY Charity EventTony Nominee Helen Mirren & More Join NBC's RED NOSE DAY Charity Event
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2015

More stars are joining NBC's star-studded charity event 'Red Nose Day' on Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) to have fun, raise money and change the lives of children living in poverty in the U.S. and in some of the poorest communities around the world. (more...)

Reese Witherspoon, Will Ferrell, and More Converge for NBC'S RED NOSE DAY Charity Event, 5/21Reese Witherspoon, Will Ferrell, and More Converge for NBC'S RED NOSE DAY Charity Event, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Jodie Foster, will come together on Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) for NBC's "Red Nose Day" special to have fun, raise money and change the lives of children living in poverty in the U.S. and throughout the world. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne & More Join NBC's RED NOSE DAYNeil Patrick Harris, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne & More Join NBC's RED NOSE DAY
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2015

Hollywood's biggest stars continue to line up to have fun, raise money and change lives on “Red Nose Day,” a three-hour live entertainment event airing Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) on NBC. (more...)

Tony Nominee Condola Rashad to Join George Clooney in MONEY MONSTERTony Nominee Condola Rashad to Join George Clooney in MONEY MONSTER
by Movies News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Tony-nominated actress Condola Rashad (Broadway's Stick Fly and The Trip To Bountiful) has signed on to play George Clooney's assistant in the big screen thriller Money Monster, directed by Jodie Foster. (more...)

Kristen Stewart Joins New Kelly Reinhardt DramaKristen Stewart Joins New Kelly Reinhardt Drama
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

Kristen Stewart has signed on for a new, vampire-free film. (more...)

New York Film Academy Appoints Decorated War Hero to Support Veterans EducationNew York Film Academy Appoints Decorated War Hero to Support Veterans Education
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

he New York Film Academy today announced the appointment of Colonel Jack Jacobs, one of America's most decorated war heroes, as the Film Academy's Chair of Veterans Advancement Program. Colonel Jacobs served in the U.S. Military for more than 20 years and his gallantry in Vietnam earned him the Medal of Honor-the nation's highest combat honor-two Silver Stars, three Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts. Colonel Jacobs is currently a military strategist and on-air analyst for NBC and MSNBC News. (more...)

67th Annual Directors Guild Awards Set for Tonight; PETER PAN LIVE!, TONYS Among Nominees67th Annual Directors Guild Awards Set for Tonight; PETER PAN LIVE!, TONYS Among Nominees
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

The winners of the 67th Annual DGA Awards will be announced today, Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, hosted by actor Jane Lynch. (more...)

VIDEO: Amy Poehler Accepts Harvard's 'Hasty Pudding' AwardVIDEO: Amy Poehler Accepts Harvard's 'Hasty Pudding' Award
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Comedian Amy Poehler was roasted and teased on Thursday as she accepted Harvard's Hasty Pudding Award. (more...)

OUTLANDER's Caitriona Balfe Joins Jodie Foster's MONEY MONSTEROUTLANDER's Caitriona Balfe Joins Jodie Foster's MONEY MONSTER
by Movies News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter writes that OUTLANDER's Caitriona Balfe has signed on for Jodie Foster's MONEY MONSTER drama. Originally written by Alan DiFore and Jim Kouf, the film's current script was drafted by Jamie Linden. (more...)

BWW Feature: Sondheim's Most Hummable SongsBWW Feature: Sondheim's Most Hummable Songs
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 25, 2015

After seeing the new INTO THE WOODS movie twice over the holidays, I posted on Twitter about how two of the songs had stuck with me. After a tweet conversation, my BWW colleague Jeff Walker and I decided to put our heads together to try and come up with a list of Sondheim's most hummable tunes. Despite not discussing it beforehand, Jeff ended up picking songs from the 1960s and 70s, and I filled in the gaps with numbers from the 80s and 90s. (more...)

Jodie Foster to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Athena Film FestivalJodie Foster to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Athena Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Barnard College's Athena Center for Leadership Studies and Women and Hollywood are honored to announce that Academy Award® -winning actress and filmmaker Jodie Foster will receive the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award (more...)

PETER PAN LIVE, TONYS Earn Glenn Weiss DGA AWARD Nomination; Full ListPETER PAN LIVE, TONYS Earn Glenn Weiss DGA AWARD Nomination; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the DGA's nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2014. (more...)

BIRDMAN, ANNIE, INTO THE WOODS Among 2015 GALECA AWARD NomineesBIRDMAN, ANNIE, INTO THE WOODS Among 2015 GALECA AWARD Nominees
by Movies News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Each year, GALECA honors its picks for the year's finest in film and television, from mainstream to gaystream, with its annual Dorian Awards. Presented each February, the Dorians are named with a nod to the great and gay wit Oscar Wilde. (more...)

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