Michael Johns News

Celebrate the Life of Death by Audio with GOODNIGHT BROOKLYNCelebrate the Life of Death by Audio with GOODNIGHT BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

This week at the Alamo Drafthouse, Brooklyn takes center stage with the release of Matthew Conboy's documentary GOODNIGHT BROOKLYN: THE STORY OF DEATH BY AUDIO, following the last weeks of legendary Brooklyn venue Death by Audio. Founded by Oliver Ackermann, Edan Wilber, and director Matthew Conboy in 2005, Death by Audio served as an incubator for underground music, art, and a non-traditional living environment until Vice Media took over the space in 2014. To celebrate the film's release, Matthew Conboy will appear in person for Q&As on 12/2 and 12/3. Following the screening on 12/2, join Conboy and the Alamo in celebrating the life of Death by Audio with an afterparty in the House of Wax featuring a live performance by Drawing Boards. (more...)

Cast Set for TARTUFFE and A DOLL'S HOUSE at 2016 SSG Classic FestCast Set for TARTUFFE and A DOLL'S HOUSE at 2016 SSG Classic Fest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The SSG CLASSIC FEST featuring TARTUFFE by Moliere and A DOLL'S HOUSE by Henrik Ibsen, has announced casting for both productions. (more...)

Cast Set for TARTUFFE and A DOLL'S HOUSE at 2016 SSG Classic FestCast Set for TARTUFFE and A DOLL'S HOUSE at 2016 SSG Classic Fest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The SSG CLASSIC FEST featuring TARTUFFE by Moliere and A DOLL'S HOUSE by Henrik Ibsen, has announced casting for both productions. (more...)

TV Characters Come to Life in CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE Tour, Hitting Chicago TonightTV Characters Come to Life in CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE Tour, Hitting Chicago Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Broadway In Chicago, Stageworks Media and Troika Entertainment present the National Touring production of CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE. Based on the best and most memorable moments from the Emmy Award-winning classic hit TV series, CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE plays the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) tonight, September 20, through October 23, 2016. (more...)

IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp to Attend Reeling Film Festival in ChicagoIF/THEN's Anthony Rapp to Attend Reeling Film Festival in Chicago
by Movies News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Chicago Filmmakers and Showtime Networks have announced that Broadway legend Anthony Rapp, from the original casts of Rent and If/Then, will attend the 34th edition of Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. (more...)

Jordan's Furniture Underwrites OSTC's Family Fun FestJordan's Furniture Underwrites OSTC's Family Fun Fest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), which will be opening its fifth season later this month, in its comfortable stadium-style theatre in Warwick, has announced that Jordan's Furniture will once again be supporting OSTC's 2016-17 Family Fun Fest as a Community Outreach Partner. (more...)

Everybody Knows Their Names! Grayson Powell, Jillian Louis, Barry Pearl and More Set for CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE TourEverybody Knows Their Names! Grayson Powell, Jillian Louis, Barry Pearl and More Set for CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

Broadway In Chicago, Stageworks Media and TROIKA Entertainment have just announced casting for the upcoming National Touring production of CHEERS LIVE ON STAGE. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ to Run 7/20-8/13 at Theatre By The SeaTHE WIZARD OF OZ to Run 7/20-8/13 at Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Follow the yellow brick road to Bill Hanney's award-winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) for THE WIZARD OF OZ,. This twister of a tale begins Wednesday July 20 through Saturday, August 13. Press night is scheduled for Friday, July 22 at 8p.m. (more...)

Summer Stages 2016: Rhode Island Summer EventsSummer Stages 2016: Rhode Island Summer Events
by Veronica Bruscini - Jun 10, 2016

Rhode Island theaters are gearing up for another sizzling summer season. Here's a look ahead at what's on stage in the Ocean State from June through August. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea's WEST SIDE STORY Begins This MonthTheatre By The Sea's WEST SIDE STORY Begins This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

Bill Hanney's award winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) presents the beloved musical classic, WEST SIDE STORY. Shakespeare's immortal 'Romeo & Juliet' is transported to 20th century New York City, where two idealistic young lovers, with only their love in common, find themselves caught between warring street gangs and clashing cultures. WEST SIDE STORY runs from Wednesday, June 22 thru Saturday, July 16, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre By The Sea's BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORYPhoto Flash: Theatre By The Sea's BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

In just three short years, Buddy Holly set the music world on fire and forever changed the face and sound of rock and roll. BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, the musical that charts his meteoric climb, legendary adventures and tragic fall on the fateful day the music died, will open the 2016 Musical season at Bill Hanney's award-winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), playing from June 1 thru June 19, 2016. (more...)

SISTER ACT, WEST SIDE STORY & More Set for Theatre By The Sea's Summer 2016 SeasonSISTER ACT, WEST SIDE STORY & More Set for Theatre By The Sea's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

 Bill Hanney is pleased to announce the full lineup for the 2016 Summer Season at the historic Theatre By The Sea (TBTS). (more...)

Hennepin Theatre Trust to Launch REPRESENT: MADE HERE Thursday, 6/2Hennepin Theatre Trust to Launch REPRESENT: MADE HERE Thursday, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust will launch Represent: Made Here, sponsored by Andersen Windows, with a free, public celebration at Marin Restaurant & Bar (901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Thursday, June 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. This will be the sixth round of Made Here window displays in WeDo-the West Downtown Minneapolis Cultural District. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea to Present BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, 6/1-19Theatre By The Sea to Present BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, 6/1-19
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

In just three short years, Buddy Holly set the music world on fire and forever changed the face and sound of rock and roll. BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, the musical that charts his meteoric climb, legendary adventures and tragic fall on the fateful day the music died, will open the 2016 Musical season at Bill Hanney's award-winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), playing from June 1 thru June 19, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Award winning JERUSALEM Misses the Mark at EnsembleBWW Review: Award winning JERUSALEM Misses the Mark at Ensemble
by Roy Berko - May 2, 2016

If you go to see JERUSALEM, now on stage at Ensemble Theatre, don't expect it to be about people living in the Israeli city of that name, or of the 2013 film of the same name concerning a group of messianic pilgrims abandoning their native Sweden to emigrate to Palestine. (more...)

JERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonJERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Ensemble Theatre concludes its 2015-16 season with JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth, directed by Ian Wolfgang Hinz. (more...)

SISTER ACT, WEST SIDE STORY & More Set for Theatre By The Sea's Summer 2016 SeasonSISTER ACT, WEST SIDE STORY & More Set for Theatre By The Sea's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

 Bill Hanney is pleased to announce the full lineup for the 2016 Summer Season at the historic Theatre By The Sea (TBTS). (more...)

JERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonJERUSALEM to Conclude Ensemble Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Ensemble Theatre concludes its 2015-16 season with JERUSALEM by Jez Butterworth, directed by Ian Wolfgang Hinz. (more...)

Winners Announced for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild AwardsWinners Announced for Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
by Louisa Brady - Feb 21, 2016

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) tonight announced winners of its Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. Winners in the film categories include 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' 'Cinderella,' 'Furious 7' and 'Pitch Perfect 2.' Television winners included 'American Horror Story: Hotel,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Dancing With the Stars,' 'The Walking Dead' and 'Scream Queens.' (more...)

BUBBLEOLOGY Returning to Ocean State Theatre, 2/6BUBBLEOLOGY Returning to Ocean State Theatre, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Keith Michael Johnson's enormously popular production, Bubbleology returns to Ocean State Theatre in Warwick on Saturday, February 6, 2016.  (more...)

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