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Shefik Named Guest Speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sings for PrideShefik Named Guest Speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sings for Pride
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

Media personality Shefik (Executive Producer and Host of the nationally-syndicated radio show, Shefik presents Invocation) has been named guest speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sing for Pride charity event, which takes place at The Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium. (more...)

Johnny Depp's Anti-Trump Sentiments Rock ConservativesJohnny Depp's Anti-Trump Sentiments Rock Conservatives
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Johnny Depp is under fire from conservatives this this week for comments he made joking that he endorsed the assassination of Donald Trump (more...)

BWW Exclusive: My Riotous Night at JULIUS CAESARBWW Exclusive: My Riotous Night at JULIUS CAESAR
by Leah Lane - Jun 21, 2017

I find controversy delicious. As an avid theatre goer, there are very few times when I enter a theater with no preconceptions about what I'm about to see. Whether it's just the gossip I've heard around or the ads that I skip after 5 seconds on YouTube, I usually have some prior knowledge about the subject matter. This was especially true when I went into the Delacorte Theater to see the Public's production of Julius Caesar. I learned of Oscar Eustis' choice to make the play explicitly politically relevant when I heard about Delta and Bank of America pulling their sponsorships. As someone who sees herself as a socially active artist, I got excited. (more...)

CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns with All-New Episodes 7/16CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns with All-New Episodes 7/16
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The critically-acclaimed CNN Original Series THE HISTORY OF COMEDY is back with all-new episodes beginning Sunday, July 16, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

VIDEO: Tell Me More! Randy Rainbow is Back Interviewing Comey and Sessions About Their RUSSIA TIESVIDEO: Tell Me More! Randy Rainbow is Back Interviewing Comey and Sessions About Their RUSSIA TIES
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2017

Randy Rainbow is a mastermind of musical parodies and he's back at it with a Congressional interrogation of Comey and Sessions, determined to find out the truth about Trump's ties to Russia. Check out his hilarious Grease themed inquiry below! (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH at HSC and Central PA's Shakespeare SeasonBWW Review: MACBETH at HSC and Central PA's Shakespeare Season
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 16, 2017

In a busy year for Shakespeare in Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg Shakespeare Company gives the Scottish Play some twists and turns for the summer's biggest production. (more...)

Stop the Scalpings and the Media Equality Project Claim Another Victory; LegalZoom.com withdraws ads from MSNBC's Rachel Maddow ShowStop the Scalpings and the Media Equality Project Claim Another Victory; LegalZoom.com withdraws ads from MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

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Michael Cerveris to Kick off Broadway @ The Art House Series This JulyMichael Cerveris to Kick off Broadway @ The Art House Series This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, kicks off the seventh consecutive season of his smash hit Broadway @ The Art House concert series with two-time Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris for two shows only on July 1 and 2, with series host Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE to Perform with Broadway Talent at Mets Pride, NYC Pride and MoreBROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE to Perform with Broadway Talent at Mets Pride, NYC Pride and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

To celebrate 'Unstoppable', Broadway Sings for Pride's upcoming 7th annual Pride concert on Monday, June 26th and to kickoff New York City Pride, Broadway Sings for Pride (www.BroadwaySingsForPride.com) will sing at events throughout the New York's boroughs! (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on JULIUS CAESAR's Reign at Shakespeare in the ParkReview Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on JULIUS CAESAR's Reign at Shakespeare in the Park
by Review Roundups - Jun 13, 2017

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar, directed by Oskar Eustis, is in performances now and runs through Sunday, June 18. See the critics reaction below! (more...)

Groundlings Announce New Show THE SEVEN DEADLY SUNDAYSGroundlings Announce New Show THE SEVEN DEADLY SUNDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Groundlings Theatre's all new sketch comedy show, 'The Seven Deadly Sundays' is just what you've been lusting for. The always hilarious Groundlings, Los Angeles' premiere comedy troupe of 43 years, presents the latest and greatest sketches with new talent from the top level of The Groundlings School. Don't be a sloth, and join in on all the fun The Groundlings has to offer! (more...)

VIDEO: Maher Says Use of N-Word was a Comedy Thing, Defends Kathy GriffinVIDEO: Maher Says Use of N-Word was a Comedy Thing, Defends Kathy Griffin
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2017

Bill Maher recently received a great deal of attention after using the N-word during an interview. Now Maher continues to open up about the incident, stating that his slip was less of a 'race thing' and more of a 'comedy thing.' (more...)

THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.   The Galinsky brothers have worked with actors that have gone on to such films as 2012, August Rush, Righteous Kill among others, and television shows including "Orange Is The New Black," "The Good Wife," "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order," "Late Night with Conan O'Brian," among others. (more...)

THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM Competition to Trek Across the U.S.THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM Competition to Trek Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare FestivalDee Roscioli and Paulo Szot Open EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare FestivalDee Roscioli and Paulo Szot to Open Record-Breaking EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

The Groundlings presents Inaugural DIVERSITY FESTIVAL, 7/29 & 30The Groundlings presents Inaugural DIVERSITY FESTIVAL, 7/29 & 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Groundlings Theatre and School is proud to present its inaugural Diversity Festival on Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30th celebrating and exploring diversity and inclusion. The weekend, co-sponsored by NBC and Nickelodeon, will include a series of panels and performances that will be free and open to the public. The festival will also host several diversity-related workshops exploring such topics as Embracing Your Diversity, Women of Color, Creating Diverse Characters, Queer-Prov and Teen Diversity. These two-hour workshops are $10 and registration will be open to the public. (more...)

VIDEO: Randy Rainbow Gives #Covfefe the Broadway Medley It DeservesVIDEO: Randy Rainbow Gives #Covfefe the Broadway Medley It Deserves
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

You all saw the glorious explosion of creativity the echoed across the internet, prompted by President Trump's infamous #covfefe tweet. And now Randy Rainbow has used his latest musical parody to give #covfefe the Broadway medley it deserves. Check it out below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

For the second year in a row, Broadway Sings for Pride will lend their musical talents to LOFT Pride 2017!  The event, which takes place in White Plains, NY, will take place rain or shine on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. (more...)

Kat Kramer's 'Films that Change the World' Series to Continue with THE HUNTING GROUND This Weekend at UCLAKat Kramer's 'Films that Change the World' Series to Continue with THE HUNTING GROUND This Weekend at UCLA
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The searing feature documentary 'The Hunting Ground', a 2016 Oscar-nominated film about campus rape, will screen on Saturday, June 3 at UCLA's James Bridges Theatre as the ninth installment in Kat Kramer's Films That Change the World series. (more...)

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