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Photo Flash: Chance Theater Hosts MAPLE AND VINE Design Preview Party
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Chance Theater will present the fourth show of its 16th Anniversary Season - the clever and sharply drawn fantasy, Maple and Vine. Written by Jordan Harrison, with direction by Mark Ramont. Maple and Vine will preview from September 19 through 25, with regular performances beginning September 26 and continuing through October 19 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. The company recently held a design preview party for the show, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

MARIAH CAREY Announces 'The Elusive Chanteuse Show' World Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

On the heels of her most critically acclaimed album of her career, "Me. I am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse," best-selling female artist of all time Mariah Carey embarks on a world tour entitled "The Elusive Chanteuse Show." (more...)

Mariah Carey Announces Go N'Syde's Newest Flavor 'Butterfly' Beverage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Powerhouse entertainment executive, former CEO of Def Jam and Founder of KWL Enterprises Kevin Liles is pleased to announce the launch of Go N'Syde's newest flavor 'Butterfly' beverage in collaboration with Mariah Carey. (more...)

GRAVITY Tops Winners at 15th Annual Golden Trailer Awards
by Movies News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Each year through an open competition judged by film industry notables, the Golden Trailer Awards recognize the creative people who make movie trailers, and the best examples of their unique art, in a gala award show. (more...)

NBC to Air Primetime Special MARIAH CAREY: AT HOME IN CONCERT, Today
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2014

In an NBC primetime special with Matt Lauer, global superstar Mariah Carey does something she has never done before. (more...)

Beyonce Tops Nominees for 2014 BET Awards; Full List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

BET Networks has announced the nominations for the "BET Awards" 2014. Nominations were announced in 20 categories (more...)

New York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

As part of New York Live Arts' second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time!, director Patricia McGregor (Katori Hall's Hurt Village, Marcus Gardley's The House That Will Not Stand) and actor Colman Domingo, of Lee Daniel's The Butler and Stew's Passing Strange,present the world premiere of Nothing Personal. This production, which shares the name of the exceptionally powerful 1964 volume by James Baldwin and renowned photographer Richard Avedon, brings the collaboration to life in a wrenchingly original stage adaptation. (more...)

Jane Fonda to Join Russell Crowe & Amanda Seyfried in FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

With a comedy set up at Netflix, and the family dramedy THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU with Jason Bateman on the horizon, Deadline reports that Fonda has just signed on to join Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Octava Spencer, and Aaron Paul in Gabriele Muccino's FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS. Bruce Greenview has also joined the cast. (more...)

New York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL, 4/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

As part of New York Live Arts' second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time!, director Patricia McGregor (Katori Hall's Hurt Village, Marcus Gardley's The House That Will Not Stand) and actor Colman Domingo, of Lee Daniel's The Butler and Stew's Passing Strange,present the world premiere of Nothing Personal. This production, which shares the name of the exceptionally powerful 1964 volume by James Baldwin and renowned photographer Richard Avedon, brings the collaboration to life in a wrenchingly original stage adaptation. (more...)

From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Better Living Through Chemistry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ A small-town pharmacist's uneventful life is turned inside out when he falls for a lonely trophy wife in Better Living Through Chemistry, a murderously funny black comedy available on Blu-ray , DVD, & DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet on April 15, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. (more...)

Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin to Star in New Netflix Original Comedy GRACE AND FRANKIE
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Netflix will bring to its global members 'Grace and Frankie,' a new original comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as long-time rivals brought together by a rather unusual change in their marital circumstances. (more...)

Jane Fonda And Lily Tomlin Back Together Again In 'Grace and Frankie,' A New Original Comedy Series On Netflix
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Netflix, the world's leading Internet television network, will bring to its global members 'Grace and Frankie,' a new original comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as long-time rivals brought together by a rather unusual change in their marital circumstances. The 13- half-hour episode first season from Skydance Productions is written and created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, and will premiere next year. Marta Kaufman, Howard J. Morris, Paula Weinstein, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Skydance's David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Marcy Ross will executive produce. (more...)

Jane Fonda to Receive USC's Robert Redford Award for Engaged Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The USC School of Dramatic Arts, considered one of the world's premier theatre schools, honors cultural icon Jane Fonda with the prestigious 'Robert Redford Award for Engaged Artists' at a gala fundraiser on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m., at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The multi-Academy Award-winning actress/producer is being recognized for her public commitment to social responsibility, to increasing awareness of global issues and for inspiring and empowering young people, as well as for the exemplary quality, skill and innovation of her vast body of work on screen and stage. The award, created in 2009 is named for its first recipient, Robert Redford. Proceeds from the event provide scholarship support for the next generation of artists at the School. (more...)

From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: The Bag Man
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ John Cusack (Lee Daniels' The Butler, Grosse Pointe Blank), two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook, Raging Bull) and Rebecca Da Costa (Breaking at the Edge, 7 Below) star in the intense action-packed thriller The Bag Man, coming to Blu-ray , DVD and DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet on April 1, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Both the Blu-ray and DVD include a special behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Bag Man featuring exclusive interviews with the cast and filmmakers. (more...)

Timbaland Signs On as Songwriter for FOX Drama Pilot EMPIRE
by TV News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Timbaland has joined the upcoming FOX drama pilot EMPIRE. The Grammy-winning producer will serve as both songwriter and producer for the show. (more...)

Forest Whitaker Receives NAACP Chairman's Award at 45th NAACP Image Awards Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Academy Award-winning actor, producer, director and 2014 Image Award nominee, Forest Whitaker is set to receive the NAACP Chairman's Award during the 45th NAACP Image Awards, broadcast live tonight, February 22 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed) on TV One, the civil rights organization announced today. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: An Ode To Octogenarians, Onstage & Onscreen
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 21, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to the increasingly ubiquitous presence of performers in their golden years reaching lofty new career heights and ingratiating themselves with new audiences all the while - most notably, Elaine Stritch, Christopher Plummer, Bruce Dern, June Squibb, Judi Dench, Angela Lansbury, Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones. (more...)

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, THE WALKING DEAD & JACKASS PRESENTS: BAD GRAMPA Win at Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2014

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild tonight announced winners of its Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists awards in 14 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater during the black-tie ceremony at the Paramount Studios Theatre. MAC Cosmetics was the Official Cocktail Reception Sponsor. The awards took place before an audience of more than 500, including guild members, industry executives and press. The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild's President Sue Cabral-Ebert presided over the awards ceremony with actor/comedian Tom Arnold serving as host. (more...)

The Wait Is Over -- Global Superstar Mariah Carey Announces May 6th Album Date for The Most Anticipated Release of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Multi-platinum global superstar Mariah Carey explodes into the new year with 'You're Mine (Eternal),' her brand new single which she wrote and produced with hitmaker Rodney Jerkins and is launching just in time for Valentine's Day. Both the highly-anticipated, multi-format single, and the remix featuring uber-talented R&B heartthrob Trey Songz, blast off globally to radio and all digital retailers on Wednesday, February 12 th andset the stage for Mariah's new album coming May 6th on Island Def Jam / Universal Music Group. (more...)

Kathy Griffin to Host AARP's 13th Annual 'Movies For Grownups' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

AARPis pleased to announce that newly-crowned Grammy Award-winne, two-time Emmy Award winner,and New York Times bestselling author Kathy Griffin will host the 13 th annual Movies for Grownups Awards (more...)

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