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BWW Review: You'll Wanna Feel the Heat of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio TheatreBWW Review: You'll Wanna Feel the Heat of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 15, 2017

Love was in the air when a packed house celebrated Valentine's Day on opening night of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre. Starting out with a bang (literally), Deborah Cox dominated the stage with her powerhouse voice and stunning presence as 'Rachel Marron', originally played by the late Whitney Houston in the feature film of the same name. But instead of embodying the fictional character Rachel Marron, this superstar channeled every nuance of legendary Whitney Houston in what felt more like a tribute concert to the late, great diva. In fact, it felt more like an actual concert by Whitney herself -- So much so, that during one of her climactic moments, someone in the audience even shouted, 'Whitney's in the house!' (more...)


by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

KCET announced today that legendary Academy Award® winning actress Shirley MacLaine (The Apartment, Terms of Endearment, The Turning Point) is set to receive the KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award at a special screening event for her new feature film THE LAST WORD (more...)

BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD Provides A Glitzy and Lively Evening of Whitney Houston ClassicsBWW Review: THE BODYGUARD Provides A Glitzy and Lively Evening of Whitney Houston Classics
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 3, 2017

THE BODYGUARD, based on the eponymous film starring Whitney Houston as pop star Rachel Marron and Kevin Costner as her bodyguard Frank Farmer, has plenty of glitz and glamour to go around in its current engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre. Throughout the night, lead Deborah Cox shines as Rachel in a never-ending array of glittery costumes from Tim Hatley (who also designed the set). And when Cox tears into one of Houston's classic numbers, it's also a joy. (more...)

Storyline Online To Celebrate Black History Month With Dule Hill Reading Children's BookStoryline Online To Celebrate Black History Month With Dule Hill Reading Children's Book
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

SAG Award winner Dule Hill may star in the upcoming CBS series Doubt, but there isn't any doubt about his passion for children's literacy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jasmin Richardson Discusses The 'Thrilling and Joyful' THE BODYGUARDBWW Interview: Jasmin Richardson Discusses The 'Thrilling and Joyful' THE BODYGUARD
by Rachel Weinberg - Jan 27, 2017

The national tour of THE BODYGUARD-based on the eponymous film featuring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner-just launched a few weeks ago and plays a limited Broadway in Chicago run starting on January 31. For those unfamiliar, the musical focuses on Hollywood star Rachel Marron (Deborah Cox) and her bodyguard Frank Farmer, who is hired to protect her from an anonymous stalker. Cast member Jasmin Richardson plays the role of Rachel's sister, Nicki Marron. She chatted with BroadwayWorld a few days before THE BODYGUARD arrived at the Oriental Theatre to discuss life on tour, why she's excited to perform in Chicago, and of course, the classic Whitney Houston songs showcased in the musical. (more...)

SAG Life Achievement Award Recipient Lily Tomlin Reads for SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Storyline OnlineSAG Life Achievement Award Recipient Lily Tomlin Reads for SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Storyline Online
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Lily Tomlin, the 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award recipient, has added another title to her list of accolades – children's literacy advocate. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation's children's literacy program Storyline Online (more...)

VIDEO: Lily Tomlin Reads HEY, THAT'S MY MONSTER for SAG-AFTRA's 'Storyline Online' SeriesVIDEO: Lily Tomlin Reads HEY, THAT'S MY MONSTER for SAG-AFTRA's 'Storyline Online' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Lily Tomlin, the 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award recipient, has added another title to her list of accolades - children's literacy advocate. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation's children's literacy program Storyline Online (storylineonline.net), sponsored by the Entertainment Industry Foundation, has released its newest video featuring the five-time Emmy Award winning actress, producer, and singer reading Hey, That's My Monster, written by Amanda Noll and illustrated by Howard McWilliam. Check it out below! (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 24, 2017

Stage Entertainment ha anunciado hoy que su próxima produccion será EL GUARDAESPALDAS y se estrenará en el Teatro Coliseum en la temporada 2017/2018. Para este nuevo musical se han abierto audiciones que tendrá lugar a principios de marzo. (more...)

Bush Theatre Re-Opens in March with a Week-Long CelebrationBush Theatre Re-Opens in March with a Week-Long Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Bush Theatre will reopen after a year-long £4.3m redevelopment, the largest capital project in the theatre's history, with a bold new season kicked off by the European Premiere of Guards at the Taj by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph, directed by Jamie Lloyd (from 7 April). A brand new Studio space opens with the premiere of Barney Norris play While We're Here directed by Alice Hamilton (from 26 April). (more...)

Interpublic Group's Octagon Sports And Entertainment Network Names Rogers & Cowan CEO Mark Owens And COO Rich Davis To Run FRUKT Entertainment GroupInterpublic Group's Octagon Sports And Entertainment Network Names Rogers & Cowan CEO Mark Owens And COO Rich Davis To Run FRUKT Entertainment Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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Octavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the YearOctavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Oscar winning actress, OCTAVIA SPENCER as the recipient of its 2017 Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

Bill Maher to Perform at the Fox TheatreBill Maher to Perform at the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's Real Time. Now Maher will take the show on the road with a live stand-up tour, including a performance at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: The good, the bad, THE BODYGUARDBWW Review: The good, the bad, THE BODYGUARD
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jan 14, 2017

Based on 1992 film by the same name, THE BODYGUARD brings back Whitney Houston's pop-disco tunes and a thinner, somewhat modernized version of the movie's script. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence BlanchardBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Terence Blanchard
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 11, 2017

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Geva Presents Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECTGeva Presents Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

???????Geva Theatre Center presents The Lake Effect, Rajiv Joseph's play about family, friendship and food. The Lake Effect will be performed in the Fielding Stage from February 2 to February 19. (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! on ABC - Monday, January 2, 2017- Friday, January 6, 2017Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! on ABC - Monday, January 2, 2017- Friday, January 6, 2017
by TV Scoop - Dec 30, 2016

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!, airing on ABC on Monday, January 2, 2017! (more...)

BWW Photo Flash: Houston Gets Early Screening of HIDDEN FIGURESBWW Photo Flash: Houston Gets Early Screening of HIDDEN FIGURES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2016

HIDDEN FIGURES screens in select cities and theaters this Christmas, including Houston's Edwards Greenway Grand Palace Stadium 24 & RPX. See the trailer and the photos from the film inside! (more...)

World Premiere Stage Adaptation of BUD, NOT BUDDY Set for the Kennedy CenterWorld Premiere Stage Adaptation of BUD, NOT BUDDY Set for the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of Bud, Not Buddy, a new play by Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge, adapted from Christopher Paul Curtis's acclaimed Newbury Medal-winning novel, with music by world-renowned jazz artist Terence Blanchard. This performance is most enjoyed by patrons age nine and up. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 12/19 - 12/30 on NBCScoop: TODAY 12/19 - 12/30 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Dec 16, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 12/19 - 12/30, airing on NBC (more...)

Kevin Costner, Sting Among Guests for Next Week's LIVE WITH KELLYKevin Costner, Sting Among Guests for Next Week's LIVE WITH KELLY
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Nationally syndicated morning talk show “LIVE with Kelly” announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show the week of December 19-23, 2016. (more...)

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