Kris Kristofferson News

Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, the 2014 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in September with 11 weekly programs featuring classic Broadway hits, music from around the country and a theater performance by award-winning actor Nathan Lane. (more...)

Cote de Pablo to Star in CBS's Upcoming Miniseries THE DOVEKEEPERS
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Cote de Pablo will star in THE DOVEKEEPERS, a four-hour CBS miniseries event from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, which will be broadcast in 2015. (more...)

Thomas Jane to Star in New Syfy/Alcon TV Series THE EXPANSE
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Syfy and Alcon TV today announced that three-time Golden Globe nominee Thomas Jane (Hung, The Punisher) will star as the world-weary Detective Miller (more...)

LAW AND ORDER's Kathryn Erbe to Appear in DTF New Play Reading, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2014

Dorset Theatre Festival continues its tradition of New Play Development with a reading of acclaimed playwright Nicole Burdette's Utterly Changed. The reading, part of DTF's 2014 New Play Reading Series, will star Kathryn Erbe of Law and Order: Criminal Intent and take place on Sunday, July 13 at 7pm. (more...)

Paula Nelson Band to Take the Stage at the Suncoast Showroom, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Surrounded by music royalty at a young age, Nelson was inspired to begin a singing career by high profile artists including Leon Russell, Kris Kristofferson, Mickey Newberry, Jesse Colter, Rita Coolidge, and her talented father, Willie Nelson. Nelson started singing and playing the piano at the age of seven. (more...)

Sally Kirkland and Victoria Clark Star in Sharon Greytak's ARCHAEOLOGY OF A WOMAN; Hits Theaters 9/12
by Movies News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Coming to Village East Cinema Sept. 12-18 is award-winning and groundbreaking filmmaker Sharon Greytak's ARCHAEOLOGY OF A WOMAN, a gripping drama of a woman's fierce determination to save her mind from spiraling into delusion as she attempts to keep a chilling secret from her past buried, starring Oscar nominated/Golden Globe winner Sally Kirkland and Tony-winner Victoria Clark. A (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Edition of Sound + Vision Documentary Series
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the second edition of Sound + Vision, the annual documentary series that explores a diverse range of music, artists, genres, and styles from all over the world. (more...)

Blanchard & Morgan Benefit Show - Robin Right Comes Out of Retirement!
by Tory Gates - Jun 24, 2014

Benefit show for country music legends Blanchard & Morgan (more...)

Chita Rivera Performs at 2014 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Last night, the legendary CHITA RIVERA wowed the packed Marriot Marquis ballroom for the 45th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Gala. She was greeted with cheers and a standing ovation as she sang a medley from WEST SIDE STORY, which included 'A Boy Like That' and the show-stopping 'America', in a program designed to mix past and future sounds. (more...)

Beautiful and Bodacious Blues Singer SARI SCHORR Set to Perform in Multiple NY Metro Area Venues Throughout June
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 01, 2014

When the legendary Blues artist Joe Louis Walker and his band played a terrific gig at B.B. King's Blues Club in August of 2012, it was their chick/babe front singer Sari Schorr who blew the roof off the club with power vocals. Now Schorr's voice will be busting out all over in June, as she is booked for performances this month throughout the metro area. On Thursday, June 5, her new Sari Schorr Band will be at Stanhope House in Stanhope, New Jersey, where the sensual Schorr will be performing a mix of classic Blues/Rock songs and her own original compositions. On Friday the 13th (7 pm) cabaret audiences will be very lucky to hear Schorr as one of the headliners in The Dana Lorge Variety Show at the Metropolitan Room. And then on Saturday June 21 (7:30 pm), Schorr will perform at Brooklyn's ShapeShifter Lab. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces New Information About 23rd Annual Gala, Including Special Guests, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce its Honoree Presenters for its 23rd Bay Street Annual Summer Gala which will take place in Sag Harbor at the Long Wharf on July 12, 2014 to benefit Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. (more...)

Kris Kristofferson Cast as Andrew Jackson in History's TEXAS RISING
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2014

Renowned singer, songwriter and film actor, Kris Kristofferson has been cast as President Andrew Jackson, in HISTORY's eight-hour television event, TEXAS RISING. (more...)

Bob Schneider and Hayes Carll Play the Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present Bob Schneider and Hayes Carll at the Fox Theatre tonight, May 29th, 2014. (more...)

John Prine Comes to PlayhouseSquare Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Long considered a 'songwriter's songwriter,' John Prine is a rare talent who writes the songs other songwriters would sell their souls for. Evidence of this is the long list of songwriters who have recorded gems from his extensive catalog, including Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, the Everly Brothers, John Denver, Kris Kristofferson, Carly Simon, Ben Harper, Joan Baez, and many others. With immeasurable accolades, including two Grammys and the distinction of being one of the few songwriters honored by the Library of Congress and US Poet Laureate, Prine is more than a musician…he is an American treasure. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

For more than 130 years, Nashville, Tenn., has earned its nickname, Music City. Now, Music City's story is told in its entirety when CMT hosts the cable premiere of the award-winning film FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC: THE STORY OF NASHVILLE on Wednesday, May 21 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, featuring previously unreleased interview footage of Keith Urban. The one-hour documentary tells the tale of Music City through the eyes of musicians, songwriters, producers and artists who live and breathe Nashville. Visit or check local listings for future airdates and times. (more...)

DER MENTOR, Juni 2014 Theater/Komödie am Kurfürstendamm
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

DER MENTOR von Daniel Kehlmann Premiere am 1. Juni 2014 (Vorauffu?hrungen: 29. bis 31. Mai 2014) bis 13. Juli 2014 Komo?die am Kurfu?rstendamm (more...)

CMT & Award-Winning Filmmakers Partner on New Documentaries
by TV News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

CMT is making good on its promise to create a News & Docs division with an impressive slate of inaugural projects in development from critically acclaimed and award-winning producers including Ridley Scott and Morgan Spurlock, among others. (more...)

Stevie Nicks to Be Honored as BMI Icon at 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

In a rapid fire Q&A with People Magazine, 'Once Upon a Time' actress Jennifer Morrison was asked, if she could reunite with her 'House' co-star Hugh Laurie on any project what would it be. (more...)

Martyrs' to Present Maybe April, Sima Cunningham, Anna Soltys & The Kelson Twins, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Martyrs' announces a paramount evening of four brilliant up and coming singer-songwriter acts on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3855 N. Lincoln, Chicago. Maybe April, Sima Cunningham, Anna Soltys and The Kelson Twins are young, talented, driven musicians with stunningly beautiful voices, lyrically and musically, who deliver the goods! This exciting evening offers fans a rare opportunity to hear them through Martyrs' legendary sound system. This is an all ages event. (more...)

Indian Ranch Concert Announces Line-Up; Jamey Johnson Tix on Sale 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Singer/Songwriter Jamey Johnson returns to the stage at Indian Ranch in Webster, MA on Sunday, June 29 at 2 PM. (more...)

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