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BWW Interview: BWW Hosts NEWSIES Film-Stage Talkback with MSMTBWW Interview: BWW Hosts NEWSIES Film-Stage Talkback with MSMT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 20, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre hosted a special series of free FILM FRIDAYS events which previewed the summer shows, showed the original (or subsequent) movie and offered a talkback with Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark, in interview with BWW's Maine Editor, Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold. Here is an sli8ghtly edited version of the talkback of May 17, 2017, which discussed the 1992 Kenny Ortega film version of NEWSIES and the 2012 Broadway staging, and gave some hints about what Midcoast Mine could expect this summer at MSMT! Have a look/ listen! (more...)

Disney Channel & Disney XD Announce Star-Filled D23 Expo 2017 EventsDisney Channel & Disney XD Announce Star-Filled D23 Expo 2017 Events
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior will present one-of-a-kind experiences for kids and families during D23 Expo 2017, the ultimate Disney fan event, taking place FRIDAY, JULY 14–SUNDAY, JULY 16 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. (more...)

Original Movie DESCENDANTS 2 to Have Simultaneous Premiere on 5 TV Networks This JulyOriginal Movie DESCENDANTS 2 to Have Simultaneous Premiere on 5 TV Networks This July
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

A far-reaching, unprecedented and simultaneous premiere has been set for the Disney Channel Original Movie DESCENDANTS 2 across five networks within the Disney|ABC Television Group, FRIDAY, JULY 21 (8:00 p.m. EDT) (more...)

DESCENDANTS 2 Debut First Single 'Ways to Be Wicked' from Movie's SoundtrackDESCENDANTS 2 Debut First Single 'Ways to Be Wicked' from Movie's Soundtrack
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Stars of the highly anticipated Disney Channel Original Movie DESCENDANTS 2, Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce and Booboo Stewart, will debut 'Ways to Be Wicked,' the first track from the 'Descendants 2' soundtrack, on Radio Disney today, THURSDAY, APRIL 13 (more...)

Music Mondays at Bay Street Theater to Include Betty Buckley, Billy Porter, Stephen Schwartz, and MoreMusic Mondays at Bay Street Theater to Include Betty Buckley, Billy Porter, Stephen Schwartz, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the concert series Music Mondays, on Monday nights in July and August at 8 pm. (more...)

Broadway's James Harkness Presents FRAGMENTS this May at The Metropolitan RoomBroadway's James Harkness Presents FRAGMENTS this May at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

As a veteran performer,  James Harkness' career thus far has ranged from small stages in casino cities to concert stages in many parts of the world to the boob tube and the silver screen having worked with the likes of Kenny Ortega, Debbie Allen, Reba McIntyre, Elijah Wood. (more...)

HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Will Be Honored at Cielo Gala 2017HAMILTON's Javier Munoz Will Be Honored at Cielo Gala 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Actor Javier Muńoz, star of Broadway's hit show Hamilton and HIV/AIDS activist, will be recognized with the 2017 Ilka Award, at the Latino Commission on AIDS' Annual Cielo gala to be celebrated Friday, April 28 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. (more...)

Tyra Banks Named Host of AMERICA'S GOT TALENTTyra Banks Named Host of AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

Emmy Award winner Tyra Banks, who created and executive produced “America's Next Top Model” for 23 cycles, headlined her own talk show, is consistently ranked by Time magazine as one of the world's most influential people and serves as CEO of her own multimillion-dollar beauty company, has joined NBC's “America's Got Talent” — summer's most-watched show — as host for the upcoming 12th season. (more...)

Richard Gere, NORMAN Screening to Open 34th Annual Miami Film Festival; Lineup Announced!Richard Gere, NORMAN Screening to Open 34th Annual Miami Film Festival; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Acclaimed box office star, producer and humanitarian Richard Gere will open the 34th edition of Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival on March 3, 2017, followed by an Opening Night Gala screening of his new film, Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, directed by 2-time Oscar-nominated Israeli filmmaker Joseph Cedar, with the KORBEL Opening Night Party to follow at Miami's Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christopher Gattelli Taps into Big Screen NEWSIES  and Broadway-Bound FROZENBWW Interview: Christopher Gattelli Taps into Big Screen NEWSIES and Broadway-Bound FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Christopher Gattelli, the Tony-winning choreographer, is practically jumping with joy over the success of ''Disney's Newsies: The Broadway Musical!'' and its giant leap to the big screen. Its three-day screenings (Feb. 16, 18 and 22) broke records to become the highest-grossing Broadway event from Fathom Events. And now ''Disney's Newsies'' will return for an encore showing on Saturday, March 4, at 12:55 p.m. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE BODYGUARD in MelbourneFull Cast Announced for THE BODYGUARD in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost today announced that the Melbourne season of the international award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD will play at the Regent Theatre from 24 August. The 2017 Australian tour of THE BODYGUARD will commence at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on 21 April, before playing at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane from 19 July, then moving to the Regent Theatre, Melbourne. (more...)

VIDEO: Jim Belushi and Gloria Estefan Get Real with Diversity in A CHANGE OF HEART TrailerVIDEO: Jim Belushi and Gloria Estefan Get Real with Diversity in A CHANGE OF HEART Trailer
by Movies News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Hollywood Reporter just unveiled the official trailer for Kenny Ortega's A CHANGE OF HEART film, starring Jim Belushi and featuring ON YOUR FEET!'s Gloria Estefan. Check it out below! (more...)

Christina Carlisi to Star in the West Coast Premiere of MARTHA, 3/12Christina Carlisi to Star in the West Coast Premiere of MARTHA, 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Martha Graham simply refused to quit. Her influence on dance, which is often compared to Picasso's influence on modern art and the impact that Frank Lloyd Wright had on architecture, has unequivocally transformed the art form. She pursued her vision with unwavering dedication in spite of the difficulties and challenges it brought to her life. Which were many. (more...)

Richard Gere, NORMAN Screening to Open 34th Annual Miami Film Festival; Lineup Announced!Richard Gere, NORMAN Screening to Open 34th Annual Miami Film Festival; Lineup Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Acclaimed box office star, producer and humanitarian Richard Gere will open the 34th edition of Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival on March 3, 2017, followed by an Opening Night Gala screening of his new film, Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, directed by 2-time Oscar-nominated Israeli filmmaker Joseph Cedar, with the KORBEL Opening Night Party to follow at Miami's Historic Alfred I. Dupont Building. (more...)

FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN Arrives on DVD TodayFOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN Arrives on DVD Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Transcend your expectations as THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN arrives on an extended cut DVD today, December 6th! (more...)

FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN Arrives On DVD 12/6FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN Arrives On DVD 12/6
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Transcend your expectations as THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN arrives on an extended cut DVD on December 6th! (more...)

BWW Review: FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW is an Underwhelming, Sanitized DisappointmentBWW Review: FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW is an Underwhelming, Sanitized Disappointment
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 20, 2016

I am aware that what I am about to write is likely going to be a critical outlier, but I didn't hate FOX's television adaptation of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, which they clumsily subtitled LET'S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN. Now, I didn't particularly like it either, but to be frank (pun intended), I was expecting it to be far, far worse. While I am not a ROCKY HORROR expert, there didn't appear to be any horrendous missteps in the broadcast, in fact there were moments, even entire scenes, that were passably entertaining. However, on the whole, the endeavor just kept bringing to mind one simple question; 'Why?' (more...)

VIDEO: Victoria Justice and Christina Milian Discuss FOX's ROCKY HORRORVIDEO: Victoria Justice and Christina Milian Discuss FOX's ROCKY HORROR
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Victoria Justice and Christina Milian visited BUILD Series in New York City on October 18th to discuss their roles in FOX's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, airing tomorrow night, October 20th at 8 pm/ET. (more...)

Photo Flash: All-New Images from FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW!Photo Flash: All-New Images from FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW!
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Not for very much longer! THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW debuts on FOX tomorrow night, October 20th! Today FOX has shared a new batch of images from the highly-anticipated production. Check them out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Adam Lambert Performs 'Hot Patootie' in FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOWVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Adam Lambert Performs 'Hot Patootie' in FOX's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

FOX has released a first look video of Adam Lambert performing 'Hot Patootie' as Eddie in their upcoming re-telling of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, premiering on FOX this Thursday, October 20th (more...)

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