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2012 BWW Los Angeles Regional Awards - LIVE Update - 11/19!2012 BWW Los Angeles Regional Awards - LIVE Update - 11/19!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 19, 2012

Voting is now underway for the Los Angeles Awards and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below! (more...)

Stephen Colbert Calls Out Charles Dickens Over The Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS! in LAStephen Colbert Calls Out Charles Dickens Over The Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS! in LA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2012

Noted television personality, author and political gadfly Stephen Colbert has an issue with Charles Dickens over The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" The two writers of the new holiday classic, Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort, are former and current writers, respectively, of "The Colbert Report." (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 OVATION AWARDS!Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 OVATION AWARDS!
by Lily Lim - Nov 15, 2012

The LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2012 season, were presented last night, November 12, at the Los Angeles Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Check out photos from inside the ceremony below! (more...)

Catherine Zeta-Jones Narrates THE RUNAWAY BUNNY, Michael Douglas Narrates THE STORY OF BABAR on CD, Released TodayCatherine Zeta-Jones Narrates THE RUNAWAY BUNNY, Michael Douglas Narrates THE STORY OF BABAR on CD, Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

GPR Records (Glen Roven, Peter Fitzgerald, Richard Cohen, artistic directors)releases a children's CD of Catherine Zeta-Jones narrating The Runaway Bunny, based on the best selling children's classic by Margaret Wise Brown. Michael Douglas narrates everyone's favorite elephant - The Story of Babar - The Little Elephant, a 1931 classic written by Jean de Brunhoff. Also on the CD will be English Baritone Mark Stone singing Goodnight Moon also by Margaret Wise Brown. The CD, distributed by Naxos, will be released today, November 15th and will be available at www.GPRRecords.com, Amazon, and iTunes. (more...)

TRIASSIC PARQ, TIME STANDS STILL and More Set for Chance Theater's 2013 SeasonTRIASSIC PARQ, TIME STANDS STILL and More Set for Chance Theater's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

Chance Theater has announced its boldest season ever. Chance subscribers and audiences will be taken on seven journeys during 2013, from prehistoric dinosaurs trying to find love, to a musical about a President trying to rock out to democracy, from a young girl finding a secret garden to a young man whose spirit lives on more than ten years after his death, This truly is the season to "Chance it" and join Southern California's bravest and most audacious theatre company! (more...)

Photo Flash: 2012 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards - Arrivals!Photo Flash: 2012 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards - Arrivals!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

The LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2012 season, were presented last night, November 12, at the Los Angeles Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Scroll below for photos of the arrivals, featuring hosts Jane Kaczmarek and Herbert Siguenza, the honorees and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jane Kaczmarek and  Herbert Siguenza Hosting 2012 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards!Photo Flash: Jane Kaczmarek and Herbert Siguenza Hosting 2012 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

The LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2012 season, were presented last night, November 12, at the Los Angeles Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Scroll below for photos of hosts Jane Kaczmarek and Herbert Siguenza and the honorees! (more...)

Emily Mann, Davis Gaines, and More Win 2012 Ovation Awards!Emily Mann, Davis Gaines, and More Win 2012 Ovation Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

The LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2012 season, were presented on Monday, November 12, at the Los Angeles Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

Silk Road Rising Presents NIGHT OVER ERZINGA World Premiere, 10/13Silk Road Rising Presents NIGHT OVER ERZINGA World Premiere, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2012

Silk Road Rising is set to present the World Premiere of Night Over Erzinga, written by Adriana Sevahn Nichols and directed by Lisa Portes. Night Over Erzinga runs October 9 - November 11, 2012, in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St, Chicago. Press opening is Saturday, October 13 at 3:00 pm. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Presents THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, 10/19-11/11Dallas Theater Center Presents THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, 10/19-11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2012

Dallas Theater Center continues its exciting and conversation-provoking 2012-2013 season with the regional premiere of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity. This unique experience will transport audience members into the thrilling and aggressive world of professional wrestling, complete with a wrestling ring, while weaving a story of power and class in America. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity runs at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre Friday, October 19 - Today, November 11. (more...)

Ron West Replaces Joe Flaherty as 'Scrooge' in The Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS! in LARon West Replaces Joe Flaherty as 'Scrooge' in The Second City's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: TWIST YOUR DICKENS! in LA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2012

There is a casting change in The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" presented at the Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Ron West will join the cast to play the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. Joe Flaherty was originally announced in that role but needed to leave the production for personal reasons. The twisted telling of Charles Dickens' holiday classic will open November 29 and continue through December 30, 2012. Previews begin November 24. (more...)

Benjamin Walker Signs on for HBO's THE MISSIONARY PilotBenjamin Walker Signs on for HBO's THE MISSIONARY Pilot
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2012

According to Deadline.com, stage and screen star Benjamin Walker, who will soon return to Broadway in Cat on a Hot Tine Roof, will lead HBO's upcoming pilot- 'The Missionary.' Walker will play a 'young American missionary who gets caught up in Cold War intrigue while helping a young woman escape East Berlin.' (more...)

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation and BWW Announce New Partnership on Conversations Q&A Series & Expansion of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge'The Screen Actors Guild Foundation and BWW Announce New Partnership on Conversations Q&A Series & Expansion of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge'
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 6, 2012

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation & BWW Announce New Partnership on Conversations Q&A Series and Expansion of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge' (more...)

Benjamin Walker Brings FIND THE FUNNY: ELECTION EDITION to Joe's Pub TonightBenjamin Walker Brings FIND THE FUNNY: ELECTION EDITION to Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2012

Benjamin Walker, the critically acclaimed star of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON and the upcoming 20th Century Fox Film, ABRRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER presents and performs in FIND THE FUNNY - which he created and hosts. (more...)

Universal's 100th Anniversary Collection Comes to Blu-ray/DVD Today, 11/6Universal's 100th Anniversary Collection Comes to Blu-ray/DVD Today, 11/6
by Movies News Desk - Nov 6, 2012

For 100 years, Universal Pictures has been entertaining audiences all around the world with some of the most unforgettable movies ever made. For a limited time only, own a piece of Hollywood history with the Universal 100th Anniversary Collection arriving on Blu-ray™ and DVD today, November 6, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. (more...)

John Hurt Stars in Gate Theatre Dublin's KRAPP'S LAST TAPE at Kirk Douglas Theatre, 10/8-11/4John Hurt Stars in Gate Theatre Dublin's KRAPP'S LAST TAPE at Kirk Douglas Theatre, 10/8-11/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

Gate Theatre Dublin's production of "Krapp's Last Tape" by Samuel Beckett, performed by John Hurt and directed by Michael Colgan, comes to Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre from October 10 through November 4, 2012. (more...)

Catherine Zeta-Jones Narrates THE RUNAWAY BUNNY, Michael Douglas Narrates THE STORY OF BABAR on CD, 11/15Catherine Zeta-Jones Narrates THE RUNAWAY BUNNY, Michael Douglas Narrates THE STORY OF BABAR on CD, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2012

GPR Records (Glen Roven, Peter Fitzgerald, Richard Cohen, artistic directors) will release a children's CD of Catherine Zeta-Jones narrating The Runaway Bunny, based on the best selling children's classic by Margaret Wise Brown. Michael Douglas narrates everyone's favorite elephant - The Story of Babar - The Little Elephant, a 1931 classic written by Jean de Brunhoff. Also on the CD will be English Baritone Mark Stone singing Goodnight Moon also by Margaret Wise Brown. The CD, distributed by Naxos, will be released on November 15th and will be available at www.GPRRecords.com, Amazon, and iTunes. (more...)

NoHo Arts Center Ensemble Opens World Premiere of THE RED ROOM, 9/28NoHo Arts Center Ensemble Opens World Premiere of THE RED ROOM, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

The multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) presents a world premiere play, THE RED ROOM, written by former WGA President Christopher Knopf and directed by NoHo Arts Center Artistic Director James J. Mellon. THE RED ROOM will begin previews on Thursday, September 20 at 8pm and will open on Friday, September 28 at 8pm and will run for six weeks through Today, October 28 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

TREASURE ISLAND Musical Makes World Premiere at Theatre Three, 9/15TREASURE ISLAND Musical Makes World Premiere at Theatre Three, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

TREASURE ISLAND, a new musical adventure, will premiere this fall at Theatre Three (412 Main Street) in Port Jefferson, NY from September 15 to October 27, 2012. (more...)

Grace Gummer, Corey Stoll and Treat Williams Join THE PARISIAN WOMAN Reading at The Flea, 10/22Grace Gummer, Corey Stoll and Treat Williams Join THE PARISIAN WOMAN Reading at The Flea, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012

Grace Gummer, Corey Stoll, and Treat Williams join Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, Ellen Barkin, in The Parisian Woman. Commissioned by The Flea Theater, Beau Willimon has adapted Henry Becque's La Parisienne, now set in contemporary Washington D.C. To what lengths will a woman go to advance the political career of her husband? The Parisian Woman tears the veil off adultery in this modern retelling of the scandalous affairs of a bored and intelligent wife left to her own devices. Directed by Joel Schumacher. (more...)

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