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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New Showtime Comedy Special ERIK GRIFFIN: THE UGLY TRUTHVIDEO: Sneak Peek - New Showtime Comedy Special ERIK GRIFFIN: THE UGLY TRUTH
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Comedian and I'M DYING UP HERE star Erik Griffin (Workaholics, Blunt Talk) makes his hour-long debut in the new comedy special ERIK GRIFFIN: THE UGLY TRUTH premiering Friday, July 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 8th, 2017 - 'ROMY AND MICHELE' Musical Begins in Seattle!BWW Morning Brief June 8th, 2017 - 'ROMY AND MICHELE' Musical Begins in Seattle!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 8, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The musical adaptation of the cult '90s hit ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION makes its World Premiere in Seattle! (more...)

Melissa Leo Joins Reading of SAFE SPACE at Williamstown Theatre FestivalMelissa Leo Joins Reading of SAFE SPACE at Williamstown Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the additional casting of Academy Award-winning actress Melissa Leo in the reading of a new drama, Safe Space, by Alan Fox at The Clark Art Institute on Thursday, June 8 at 7pm in the auditorium. (more...)

Scoop: CBS THIS MORNING 5/27 - 6/2 on CBSScoop: CBS THIS MORNING 5/27 - 6/2 on CBS
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on CBS THIS MORNING 5/27 - 6/2, airing on CBS (more...)

Nathan Silver's THIRST STREET Acquired by Samuel Goldwyn FilmsNathan Silver's THIRST STREET Acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films
by Movies News Desk - May 22, 2017

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Nathan Silver's THIRST STREET, starring Lindsay Burdge ('A Teacher') (more...)

New Showtime Drama I'M DYING UP HERE Available for Early SamplingNew Showtime Drama I'M DYING UP HERE Available for Early Sampling
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

SHOWTIME is giving viewers nationwide an early opportunity to sample the series premiere of the network's highly anticipated new drama series I'M DYING UP HERE for free, ahead of its on-air debut on Sunday, June 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Showtime Comedy Special ANDREW SANTINO: HOME FIELD ADVANTAGEVIDEO: First Look - New Showtime Comedy Special ANDREW SANTINO: HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Comedian and I'M DYING UP HERE star Andrew Santino returns to his Chicago hometown for the debut of his new one-hour comedy special ANDREW SANTINO: HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE on Friday, June 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

Oprah Winfrey's 'Sexiest Caribbean Man' to Premiere New Film at CannesOprah Winfrey's 'Sexiest Caribbean Man' to Premiere New Film at Cannes
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2017

It's a long way from The Oprah Winfrey Show to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, where Trinidadian born actor, screenwriter and film producer Paul Pryce will have the World Premiere of his debut film project. (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Shares Official Trailer for New Drama Series I'M DYING UP HEREVIDEO: Showtime Shares Official Trailer for New Drama Series I'M DYING UP HERE
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

SHOWTIME has shared the new trailer for the network's one-hour drama series I'M DYING UP HERE, which will kick off the SHOWTIME summer lineup on Sunday, June 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Maven Pictures and Jerrick Media to Produce Scripted Series on Life of Bob Guccione, Famed Media MagnateMaven Pictures and Jerrick Media to Produce Scripted Series on Life of Bob Guccione, Famed Media Magnate
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

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Quincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarterQuincy Tyler Bernstine to Star in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 Theater Series with a new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, a story of an African-American seamstress living in 1905 New York City pursuing her dreams of love and independence. Directed by Jade King Carroll, Intimate Apparel will run from May 5 to June 4. (more...)

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum Have Movie Musical in the WorksJoseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum Have Movie Musical in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

In an exclusive tip, Variety has learned that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is in talks to direct and star in a movie musical. Channing Tatum is slated to co-star.  (more...)

Natalie Merchant: 3 Decades of Song Comes to Playhouse Square 7/8Natalie Merchant: 3 Decades of Song Comes to Playhouse Square 7/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Natalie Merchant will tour the US this summer, performing songs from across her entire career, with Natalie Merchant: 3 Decades of Song. The tour stops at Playhouse Square's Connor Palace SAT., JULY 8 at 7:30 pm.  Ticket go on sale at 11 am Friday, March 3 at playhousesquare.org, 216-241-6000 and the Ticket Office. Ticket prices will be $66, $46, $36, $26, & $11.  A portion of the proceeds from Natalie Merchant: 3 Decades of Song will be donated to the organization Food & Water, which champions healthy food and clean water for all. More information may be found at natalie.merchant.com (more...)

Showtime to Present World Premiere of New Drama Series I'M DYING UP HERE at SXSWShowtime to Present World Premiere of New Drama Series I'M DYING UP HERE at SXSW
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

SHOWTIME will present the world premiere of its highly anticipated new one-hour drama series I'M DYING UP HERE at the South by Southwest® (SXSW) Film Festival on Wednesday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. in the Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas (more...)

Bridgegate & Minds Eye Set Deals  for Nicolas Cage Dystopian Thriller THE HUMAN BUREAUBridgegate & Minds Eye Set Deals for Nicolas Cage Dystopian Thriller THE HUMAN BUREAU
by Movies News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Bridgegate Pictures (OTC PINK: BBGP) and Minds Eye Entertainment Distribution Partner VMI Worldwide announced today that they have secured deals during European Film Market in Berlin, Germany in multiple territories for their action dystopian thriller THE HUMANITY BUREAU (more...)

Ben Platt, Kelli O'Hara, Renee Elise Goldsberry & More Set For MCC's MISCASTBen Platt, Kelli O'Hara, Renee Elise Goldsberry & More Set For MCC's MISCAST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) just announced the all-star lineup of performers set for their annual Miscast gala, celebrating the 30th Anniversary of MCC Theater.  (more...)

2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards Celebrate Global Independent Creative2017 Sundance Film Festival Awards Celebrate Global Independent Creative
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

After 10 days, 119 feature films and three feet of snow, an evening of humor and humanity marked the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's Awards Ceremony, with host Jessica Williams emceeing and jurors presenting 27 prizes for feature filmmaking in Park City, Utah. Honorees, named in total below, range from sharp comedies to provocative and timely documentaries and represent new achievements in global independent storytelling. Human stories prevailed across categories, with Grand Jury Prizes awarded to Dina (U.S. Documentary), Last Men in Aleppo (World Documentary), I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (U.S. Dramatic) and The Nile Hilton Incident (World Dramatic). Chasing Coral, showcased in the Festival's environmental program The New Climate, won an Audience Award in the U.S. Documentary category. (more...)

Samuel Goldwyn Films & AMBI Group Team on Release of Thriller LAVENDERSamuel Goldwyn Films & AMBI Group Team on Release of Thriller LAVENDER
by Movies News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Samuel Goldwyn Films and AMBI Group will partner on the domestic release for the anticipated thriller, LAVENDER. (more...)

VIDEO: BROAD CITY Stars Prepare to Survive Trump's AmericaVIDEO: BROAD CITY Stars Prepare to Survive Trump's America
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

In an all-new video, BROAD CITY's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer check in to make sure that they have everything they'll need to survive in Tr**p's America. Check it out below! (more...)

Showtime Announces Premiere Dates for New Series GUERRILLA and I'M DYING UP HEREShowtime Announces Premiere Dates for New Series GUERRILLA and I'M DYING UP HERE
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

SHOWTIME has announced the airdates for its two highly-anticipated new series GUERRILLA and I'M DYING UP HERE. (more...)

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