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BWW Review: The Ritz Theater THE ADDAMS FAMILY Rises From the Ashes Just for FunBWW Review: The Ritz Theater THE ADDAMS FAMILY Rises From the Ashes Just for Fun
by Pati Buehler - Jul 19, 2016

The Ritz Theater resurrects the ghouls dead and alive in a delightfully funny production. (more...)

Riant Theatre Announces 2016 Pioneer of the Arts Award WinnersRiant Theatre Announces 2016 Pioneer of the Arts Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director), a nonprofit theatre supporting playwrights and theatremakers of diverse cultural backgrounds, is holding the Launch Party for its annual Strawberry One-Act and Theatre Festival on Saturday, June 25, 2016, 3pm at the Poet's Den Theatre (309 East 108th Street, NYC). The evening will include the presentation of 2016 Pioneer of the Arts Award For Outstanding Achievement In Television and Theatre to the Emmy-winning stage, film and TV actor Joe Morton, Tony Nominee and eight time AUDELCO Award winner, Andre De Shields, the acclaimed Broadway and television actress Barbara Montgomery, and multiple Grammy Award winner, Broadway musical director and arranger Chapman Roberts. A reception with food, drinks and dancing will follow. Tickets ($50 before June 15th; $60 after that date) are available through The Riant Theatre's website (www.therianttheatre.com) and by calling the box office at 646-623-3488. They can also be purchased (cash only) at the door. (more...)

Ellen Kuras to Receive Woodstock Film Festival's Haskell Wexler Cinematography AwardEllen Kuras to Receive Woodstock Film Festival's Haskell Wexler Cinematography Award
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Woodstock, NY - The Woodstock Film Festival is pleased to announce that the Haskell Wexler Cinematography Award will continue under the guardianship of Wexler's friend and colleague Ellen Kuras, carrying on Wexler's legacy for years to come. The 2016 Woodstock Film Festival takes place October 13-16. (more...)

Bruno and Odiseo Bichir to Make U.S. Stage Debuts in 'eXtras' at RubiconBruno and Odiseo Bichir to Make U.S. Stage Debuts in 'eXtras' at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Following a critically hailed, highly successful extended run of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Rubicon Theatre Company continues the 2015-2016 Season with another American premiere -- eXtras by Sabina Berman. (more...)

University of Michigan Acquires Archive of Filmmaker Nancy SavocaUniversity of Michigan Acquires Archive of Filmmaker Nancy Savoca
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

The University of Michigan Library will welcome the papers of another veteran filmmaker to their growing archive of material that highlights visionaries in the genre of independent film. (more...)

The Old Globe to Present Free Weekend of Poetry in Honor of THE METROMANIACSThe Old Globe to Present Free Weekend of Poetry in Honor of THE METROMANIACS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

In honor of David Ives's poetry-infused comedy THE METROMANIACS, the Globe brings together a dynamic mix of poets and performers for a Free Weekend of Poetry, featuring two free public events to celebrate the power and artistry of San Diego poetry. (more...)

Tickets to Keb' Mo' at Majestic Theatre on Sale 1/15Tickets to Keb' Mo' at Majestic Theatre on Sale 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Live announced today that tickets for the three-time Grammy award-winning blues musician Keb' Mo' will go on sale Friday, January 15 at 10 a.m.  Keb' Mo' will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas. (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

BootStrap Theater to Premiere 'ARCTIC REQUIEM' at Z Below This FallBootStrap Theater to Premiere 'ARCTIC REQUIEM' at Z Below This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

BootStrap Theater Foundation is pleased to announce the creative team and dates for the world premiere of "Arctic Requiem: The Story of Luke Cole and Kivalina" created by  Sharmon J. Hilfinger and Joan McMillen, directed by Tracy Ward. This multifaceted  theatrical production will run October 23 - November 15 at San Francisco's Z Below Theater 450 Florida Street with an Opening Night on Sunday, October 25, 5 p.m. (more...)

ARCTIC REQUIEM: THE STORY OF LUKE COLE AND KIVALINA to Play Z Below Theater, 10/23-11/15ARCTIC REQUIEM: THE STORY OF LUKE COLE AND KIVALINA to Play Z Below Theater, 10/23-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

BootStrap Theater Foundation is pleased to announce the world premiere of 'Arctic Requiem: The Story of Luke Cole and Kivalina' created by Sharmon J. Hilfinger and Joan McMillen, directed by Tracy Ward. This multifaceted theatrical production will run October 23 - November 15 at San Francisco's Z Below Theater 450 Florida Street with an Opening Night on Sunday, October 25, 5 p.m. (more...)

EGOT Winner Rita Moreno Opens Up About Her Most 'Humiliating' AuditionEGOT Winner Rita Moreno Opens Up About Her Most 'Humiliating' Audition
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Even EGOT winners don't have a perfect track record in the audition room. (more...)

John Singleton & Chris Cooper to Be Honored at 2015 Austin Film FestivalJohn Singleton & Chris Cooper to Be Honored at 2015 Austin Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today the full schedule of films and panels for the 22nd annual Festival, this October 29-November 5. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Matthew McConaughey Stars in All-New Lincoln Motors TV SpotVIDEO: First Look - Matthew McConaughey Stars in All-New Lincoln Motors TV Spot
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Lincoln Motors will debut a new set of commercials directed by Gus Van Sant, this weekend during ABC's Sunday Night Football. We have a first look below! (more...)

ARCTIC REQUIEM: THE STORY OF LUKE COLE AND KIVALINA to Play Z Below Theater, 10/23-11/15ARCTIC REQUIEM: THE STORY OF LUKE COLE AND KIVALINA to Play Z Below Theater, 10/23-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

BootStrap Theater Foundation is pleased to announce the world premiere of 'Arctic Requiem: The Story of Luke Cole and Kivalina' created by Sharmon J. Hilfinger and Joan McMillen, directed by Tracy Ward. This multifaceted theatrical production will run October 23 - November 15 at San Francisco's Z Below Theater 450 Florida Street with an Opening Night on Sunday, October 25, 5 p.m. (more...)

BootStrap Theater to Premiere 'ARCTIC REQUIEM' at Z Below This FallBootStrap Theater to Premiere 'ARCTIC REQUIEM' at Z Below This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

BootStrap Theater Foundation is pleased to announce the creative team and dates for the world premiere of "Arctic Requiem: The Story of Luke Cole and Kivalina" created by  Sharmon J. Hilfinger and Joan McMillen, directed by Tracy Ward. This multifaceted  theatrical production will run October 23 - November 15 at San Francisco's Z Below Theater 450 Florida Street with an Opening Night on Sunday, October 25, 5 p.m. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Tops Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors; Winners Announced!YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Tops Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

A panel of nationally recognized judges, including Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winner, Rita Moreno; choreographer and Broadway dancer Michael Balderrama; director Michael Donovan; and producer, director and choreographer Andy Ferrara, announced the 2015 winners of The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors - formerly called The California High School Musical Honors - at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts. Sponsored by Children's Musical Theater San Jose and Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, this yearly regional awards competition recognizes outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre in the greater California region. (more...)

The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announce 2015 NomineesThe Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors Announce 2015 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Rita Moreno California High School Musical Honors - formerly called The California High School Musical Honors - announced today the 2015 nominees who will compete in front of a panel of nationally recognized judges on Monday, June 1, 2015 at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Keb' Mo' Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 6/28Keb' Mo' Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Three-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and contemporary blues artist, Keb' Mo' has released his 12th studio album, titled Bluesamericana, which garnered a 2015 Grammy nomination for Best Americana Album along with his Old Me Better for Best American Roots Performance. Over the past two decades, Keb' has cultivated a reputation as a modern master of American roots music through the understated excellence of his live and studio performances. (more...)

George Takei, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Pittsburgh Humanities FestivalGeorge Takei, Tonya Pinkins & More Set for Pittsburgh Humanities Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Humanities Center of Carnegie Mellon University announce the launch of the inaugural Pittsburgh Humanities Festival, scheduled for March 26-29, 2015. The Festival will take place throughout Pittsburgh's Cultural District and neighboring locales. (more...)

Carmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT Runs Now thru 2/25 at Baryshnikov Arts CenterCarmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT Runs Now thru 2/25 at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

As part its 10th Anniversary Spring 2015 season, Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) proudly presents the New York Premiere of Carmen de Lavallade's As I Remember It, February 19-21 and 24 at 8PM, and February 25 at 1PM in the Jerome Robbins Theater. This intimate autobiographical performance combines movement and storytelling to weave a poignant memoir of Carmen de Lavallade's extraordinary career, highlighting the legendary artist's singular place in cultural history. (more...)

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