John Sayles News

Rock Star: Carnegie Mellon's David R. Shumway Explores The Making of Musical Icons From Elvis to Springsteen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The musical icons of the past 60 years were not created overnight. Instead, many factors from stage personas and outspoken political views to success in movies and television as well as timing went into making legends. (more...)

Alex Breaux and Madeline Weinstein Join Roundabout's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced additional casting for The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42ndStreet). This is a limited engagement. The cast also includes Alex Breaux as 'Brodie' and Madeline Weinstein as 'Debbie.' Final casting to be announced. (more...)

Indie Film GO FOR SISTERS Out on DVD 8/19
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Freestyle Digital Media has set August 19th, 2014 for the DVD release of the thrilling feature film GO FOR SISTERS from two-time Academy Award-nominee John Sayles (LONE STAR, MATEWAN, EIGHT MEN OUT). Starring LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross and Edward James Olmos, GO FOR SISTERS was written, edited, and directed by Sayles, and was produced by Edward James Olmos, Alejandro Springall, and Peter Bobrow. (more...)

GO FOR SISTERS Set for 8/19 DVD Release
by Movies News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Freestyle Digital Media has set August 19th, 2014 for the DVD release of the thrilling feature film GO FOR SISTERS from two-time Academy Award-nominee John Sayles (LONE STAR, MATEWAN, EIGHT MEN OUT). Starring LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross and Edward James Olmos, GO FOR SISTERS was written, edited, and directed by Sayles, and was produced by Edward James Olmos, Alejandro Springall, and Peter Bobrow. (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Bay Street Theatre presents the World Premiere of CONVICTION (Today, May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

Robert Rotstein's Reckless Disregard is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2014

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Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Bay Street Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of CONVICTION (May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

Kate del Castillo, Miriam Colon & Angelica Vale Among First Stars of Off-Broadway's LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The producers of Los Monologos de la Vagina, Eve Ensler's groundbreaking show, have announced the stars joining the show for the first four weeks at New York's Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Unscripted Series THE WRITER'S ROOM Among Sundance TV's 2014 Programming
by TV News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

SundanceTV announces its 2014 Programming Guide. (more...)

Isaiah Washington Returning to GREY'S ANATOMY for Single Episode
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

According to Variety, Isaiah Washington will appear in a single episode of Shonda Rhimes' long-running medical drama, which will focus on the departure of Sandra Oh's character Cristina Yang. (more...)

MPAC to Welcome Keb Mo, Tao: Phoenix Rising in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Blues guitarist Keb' Mo' , a three-time GRAMMY-winner and eight-time GRAMMY nominee, performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39-59. (more...)

Danny Glover & Debbi Morgan to Host NFT 44th Anniversary Gala, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 44th anniversary will culminate with a special Gala at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers Street) on Sunday evening March 16th. This special event saluting NFT, for over 40 years a seminal force in Black Theater, will be hosted by Danny Glover and Debbi Morgan. Honorary Chairmen are Harry Belafonte and Hon. Mayor David N. Dinkins. The celebration will kick off at 4pm, and feature performances from Daniel Beaty, Impact Repertory Theater (Academy Award Nominee, 'Raise It Up' from the film August Rush), Chuck Jackson, and Valerie Simpson. (more...)

World-class Contemporary Artists Donate Works to 2014 TFF Artists Awards Program
by Movies News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the participants of this year's Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program, sponsored by CHANEL. (more...)

World-class Contemporary Artists Donate Works to 2014 TFF Artists Awards Program
by - Feb 12, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the participants of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program, sponsored by CHANEL. (more...)

Tony Bennett & More Donate Works to 2014 TFF Artists Awards Program
by Movies News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the participants of this year's Tribeca Film Festival Artists Awards Program, sponsored by CHANEL. (more...)

GO FOR SISTERS Releases Trailer and Poster, In Theaters This November
by Movies News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Check out the new official trailer and movie poster from the film GO FOR SISTERS, written and directed by two-time Oscar nominee John Sayles. (more...)

Matthew McConaughey to Be Honored with Hollywood Actor Award
by Movies News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that Matthew McConaughey, who starred this year to critical acclaim in Roadside Attractions' 'Mud' and Focus Features' 'Dallas Buyers Club,' will be honored with the Hollywood Actor Award. (more...)

Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Lead ROMEO AND JULIET, Opening Tonight at the Richard Rodgers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

International film star Orlando Bloom makes his Broadway debut alongside Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, as Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers in a new Broadway production of the timeless love story Romeo and Juliet, directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux. The show opens on Broadway tonight, September 19, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The production also stars two-time Tony Award nominee Jayne Houdyshell as the Nurse and Tony Award nominee Joe Morton as Lord Capulet. (more...)

TCM Premieres THE STORY OF FILM: AN ODYSSEY Today
by Movies News Desk - Sep 02, 2013

THE STORY OF FILM: AN ODYSSEY is an unprecedented cinematic event, an epic journey through the history of world cinema that is a treat for movie lovers around the globe. (more...)

Rita Moreno to be Honored with 2013 SAG Life Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

Groundbreaking actor, singer, dancer, author and educator Rita Moreno has been named the 50th recipient of SAG-AFTRA's highest tribute - the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. (more...)

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