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BWW Profile: Mark Ruffalo Emmy Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Jennifer McHugh - Aug 22, 2014

Mark Ruffalo first burst onto the scene in the critical darling, YOU CAN COUNT ON ME in 2000. With his first major role, he was on every critic's must-watch list immediately. Since then, he's never stopped working. 'The Normal Heart' is Ruffalo's first major role on television, and clearly the Emmy community, along with the rest of us, stood up and took notice. His 2014 Emmy nomination is yet another addition to his length list of past nominations in a career that spans nearly two decades. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANGELS IN AMERICA, PT. 1 from Intiman Still Resonates
by Jay Irwin - Aug 15, 2014

20 Years ago a bright eyed theater nerd (as opposed to the bitter, jaded wretch I am today) was over the moon that the Intiman Theatre was able to get the rights to do one of the most exciting and talked about plays of the day, "Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches" so close on the heels of it's wowing Broadway and winning the Tony and Pulitzer. That fresh faced 25 year old was blown away by the artistry, language and sheer incredible storytelling prowess of author Tony Kushner and that amazing production solidified my love for this work. But can anything compare to your first time? Well the bloom may be a little off the rose and my cynical sensibilities of today may have missed some of the focus and wow factor of that original production in this current one being presented by Intiman Theatre, but the play still shows itself to be a masterwork and still deserves attention. (more...)

Lee Pace On Highschool Friendship With Matt Bomer & THE NORMAL HEART
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 06, 2014

Acclaimed stage and screen star Lee Pace opens up about his long-standing friendship with fellow versatile thespian Matt Bomer as part of a new interview. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Daedalus Film Fest Fundraiser to Run 8/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Daedalus Project, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's annual fundraiser to end the spread of HIV/AIDS, has announced the Daedalus Film Fest will be held August 15-17. All screenings will take place at the Varsity Theatre on Main Street in Ashland. (more...)

Jonathan Groff Hints At Eventful New Season Of LOOKING
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 17, 2014

Popular stage and screen star Jonathan Groff is riding a career high with his recent starring role in the mega-successful Disney animated movie musical FROZEN as well as his recently renewed new HBO series LOOKING as well as his memorable featured role in Ryan Murphy's hit HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart and the actor opens up about coming out as well as what we can expect from Season 2 of LOOKING as part of a new interview. (more...)

Jim Parsons Comments on 'NORMAL HEART' Emmy Nomination
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

In HBO's The Normal Heart, Parsons reprised his Broadway role as AIDS activist Tommy Boatwright. (more...)

Ryan Murphy Comments on THE NORMAL HEART Emmy Nomination
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

As executive producer of American Horror Story: Coven and director of HBO's feature film The Normal Heart as well as a writer for the FOX musical dramedy GLEE, Murphy earned a whopping 34 Emmy nominations (more...)

Matt Bomer Reacts to NORMAL HEART Emmy Nomination!
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

It was announced today that actor Matt Bomer received a 2014 Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for his performance in HBO's THE NORMAL HEART. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES Among HBO's 99 Primetime Emmy Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

HBO received 99 Primetime Emmy® nominations, the most of any network for the 14th year in a row, for the upcoming 66th Primetime Emmy Awards®, which were announced today in Los Angeles. (more...)

THE NORMAL HEART DVD & Blu-ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 8/26
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 08, 2014

The hotly anticipated HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's acclaimed Tony Award-winning play THE NORMAL HEART, directed by Ryan Murphy, managed a considerable success airing over Memorial Day weekend, nabbing 1.4 million viewers for its first two airings. (more...)

Matt Bomer to Be Honored with Coveted Giffoni Award
by TV News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Actor Matt Bomer, one of Hollywood's most exciting young stars, will be honored on July 19 with the coveted Giffoni Award at the 44th Annual Giffoni Experience. (more...)

Jonathan Groff Discusses Awards Season, THE NORMAL HEART & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 02, 2014

Triple-threat theatre and film star Jonathan Groff sheds some light on his starring role on the HBO TV series LOOKING as well as his participation in the recent hit stage-to-screen adaptation of Larry Kramer's Tony Award-winning play The Normal Heart, GLEE, FROZEN and more as part of a new interview. (more...)

David Cromer in THE NORMAL HEART and More Set for 2014 Three Oaks Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the second season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

Jonathan Groff Attends Gay Pride Parade 2014 & Talks THE NORMAL HEART
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2014

Versatile Broadway and Hollywood star Jonathan Groff opens up about the importance of the gay community embracing his HBO TV series LOOKING as well as the recent hit stage-to-screen adaptation of Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART as part of a gay pride parade appearance this weekend. (more...)

Ryan Murphy Says GLEE Season 6 Will 'Get Back to Its Roots'; Reveals Details!
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

GLEE co-creator Ryan Murphy revealed details of the upcoming sixth and final season of the FOX musical dramedy. (more...)

Intiman Theatre Announces Festival Events for THE ANGELS PROJECT, Featuring ANGELS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Intiman Theatre proudly presents THE ANGELS PROJECT, a summer-long theatre festival inspired by Angels in America, Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning, epic two-play exploration of politics, religion, race, sexuality, and more through the lens of the 1980s HIV/AIDS crisis in New York City. As a global leader in the search for a preventive HIV/AIDS vaccine, Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is the Presenting Sponsor of THE ANGELS PROJECT. (more...)

RYAN MURPHY Honored With Distinguished Critics Choice Louis XIII Genius Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association bestowed the inaugural television arts 'Critics' Choice LOUIS XIII Genius Award' to acclaimed television and film screenwriter, director and producer Ryan Murphy. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/20/14 - JERSEY BOYS on the Big Screen, Powerhouse Kicks Off, BROADWAY BARES & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 20, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: JERSEY BOYS serenade us on the big screen -- the movie opens wide today; the cast of ALADDIN appears at Barnes & Noble; tickets to King & Mellencamp's 'GHOST BROTHERS' tour go on sale; and BROADWAY BARES: ROCK HARD! hits the stage this Sunday! (more...)

Three Oaks Theatre Festival Announces 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Co-founders John Stoops, Tim Evans, and Marc Grapey proudly announce the second season of Three Oaks Theater Festival, a summer theater festival that brings limited-engagement runs of highly-acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This expanded season is being performed in creative venues throughout Harbor Country, including the Acorn Theater, Vickers Theatre, and the historic Lakeside Inn. Three Oaks Theater Festival is presented with major support by The Pokagon Fund. (more...)

Photo Flash: Larry Kramer Vists Terrence McNally, Tyne Daly & Cast at MOTHERS AND SONS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

On Friday night, LGBT activist and The Normal Heart scribe Larry Kramer attended the Tony-nominated Mothers and Sons. After seeing the play, Mr. Kramer went backstage to say hello to friend and fellow playwright Terrence McNally, as well as Tyne Daly and the full company of Mothers and Sons. Check out photos from his visit below! (more...)

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