The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce its July "Finest in World Cinema" Series! Back by popular demand, Andrew Botsford of Quogue, visiting professor and communications consultant for the graduate arts program at Stony Brook Southampton and co-host of the annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, will introduce our summer films each Tuesday night and discuss the films afterwards with guest commentators, followed by an informal audience discussion. An actor with the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue since 1985, Andrew has written extensively about film and theater and was for 20 years the associate editor of The Southampton Press and editor of its Arts & Living section. (more...)
There's no better way to beat the heat of summer than by viewing a great film in the cool comfort of the Music Hall Historic Theater on Chestnut Street, or in the Loft on Congress Street. Continuing the Music Hall tradition of singular cinema, July screenings span a wide range, including indies, international films, and documentaries exclusive to the Seacoast. (more...)
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. (more...)
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) paid tribute to the winners and honorees of the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Film director and screenwriter John Waters was the host for the evening. For the thirteenth year in a row, the evening was generously underwritten by Swarovski. (more...)
The 21st annual Cinema Against AIDS at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France, May 22, raised a record $35 million for amfAR. The star-studded black-tie event was presented by Worldview Entertainment, Bold Films, and BVLGARI.
amfAR Fundraising Chairman Sharon Stone and longtime amfAR supporter Harvey Weinstein helped to lead the legendary live auction, along with the evening's official auctioneer, Simon de Pury. A highlight was the sale of a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton in a colossal steel and glass vitrine, created by renowned artist Damien Hirst. Titled Gone but not Forgotten, the three-meter tall Mammuthus Primigenius, which became extinct over 10,000 years ago, fetched a record $15 million. This was the highest grossing lot in amfAR's history.
The evening also featured a stunning all-red fashion show curated by Carine Roitfeld, and outstanding performances by Robin Thicke, Lana Del Rey, Aloe Blacc, and Andrea Bocelli.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja 'magnificently impersonates' his idol Enrico Caruso in the feature film The Immigrant, which opens today, May 16, in New York City and Los Angeles. (more...)
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today additions to the popular year-round Free Film Society Talks with The Immigrant director James Gray on May 7 and Night Moves director Kelly Reichardt (more...)
Punchdrunk have announced that its hugely popular production The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable will end its run on Sunday July 6th. Tickets have been put on sale for a final week of performances which will see the show close after a full year of performances. (more...)
A new feature film adaptation of William Shakespeare's bloody tragedy MACBETH starring international superstars Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard is on its way to theaters, and here are the first official stills. The film maintains the original 11th century setting and will consist of the original Shakespearean dialogue. (more...)
The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of THE LIBRARY on Tuesday, March 25, written by award-winning writer Scott Z. Burns. Directed by Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh, THE LIBRARY will run through Sunday, April 27, in The Public's Newman Theater, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 15. (more...)
Internationally celebrated Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard sheds some light on her upcoming lead role opposite Michael Fassbender in a new big screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's bloody war-torn tragedy MACBETH as part of a new interview. (more...)
Acclaimed performer, writer and director John Cameron Mitchell discusses a planned sequel to the hit stage piece and indie film HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH currently being written with original HEDWIG collaborator Stephen Trask as part of a new interview. (more...)
The Public Theater announced complete casting today for THE LIBRARY, a new play written by award-winning writer Scott Z. Burns and directed by Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh. THE LIBRARY will begin previews on Tuesday, March 25 in The Public's Newman Theater and run through Sunday, April 27, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 15. (more...)
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will host 22 theatrical offerings from 20 different countries during WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014 that will run for three weeks March 10-30, 2014 throughout the Center. The international festival features contemporary theater works offering 13 fully staged productions, 4 theater-focused installations, 3 readings of new works, and 2 forums. From Olivier and Tony Award-winning puppetry to innovative perspectives on old classics, a diverse showcase of theatrical expression will be represented by countries spanning the globe including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, England, France, Iceland, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Pakistan, Palestine, Scotland, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, and the United States. (more...)
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, honored Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris as the recipient of its 2014 Man of the Year Award on Friday, February 7, 2014. (more...)
A new feature film adaptation of William Shakespeare's bloody tragedy MACBETH starring Hollywood superstars Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard started filming this week and the first look at the stars in action on location is available to view. (more...)