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The Dallas Opera Announces FIRST NIGHT Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Opening Night of the Season holds the promise of something exciting, awe-inspiring and new! FIRST NIGHT presented by The Dallas Opera offers an evening of spectacular events to kick off the 2014-2015 'Heights of Passion' season with fun and flair. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents FIRST NIGHT to Kick Off 2014-2015 Season, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Opening Night of the Season holds the promise of something exciting, awe-inspiring and new! FIRST NIGHT presented by The Dallas Opera offers an evening of spectacular events to kick off the 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” season with fun and flair. The festivities will begin on the lawn outside of the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. with a red carpet entrance featuring models in custom-designed gowns based on the themes of this season's operas. They continue with a sumptuous black-tie Pre-Performance Dinner at 6:00 p.m., co-chaired by Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger and catered by Wolfgang Puck in Sammons Park in a fabulous tent enhanced by décor inspired by the opera. The Dallas Opera's production of The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a charming comedy, begins at 8:00 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, as well as at Klyde Warren Park where last year's live opening night simulcast attracted thousands! (more...)

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boon Isaacs Joins Chapman's Dodge College
by Movies News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President and respected veteran motion picture marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been named the Fall 2014 O.L. Halsell Filmmaker-in-Residence at Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States. The announcement was made today by Dodge College Dean Bob Bassett. (more...)

Review Roundup: Best-Selling YA Novel IF I STAY Hits Theaters Today
by Review Roundups - Aug 22, 2014

IF I STAY, based on the best-selling novel of the same name, hits theaters today, August 22nd. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Review Roundup: Best Selling Novel IF I STAY Hits the Big Screen!
by Danielle DeSisto - Aug 22, 2014

Adapted from Gayle Forman's novel of the same name, 'If I Stay' hits theaters today, August 22nd. (more...)

Never-Before-Seen Marilyn Monroe Photo to Debut at 'GOODBYE MARILYN,' 9/5-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

A never-before-seen picture of iconic beauty Marilyn Monroe has been discovered in Los Angeles. The image will be unveiled at intermission of each show during the run of "Goodbye Marilyn: A Love Letter," which will enjoy its world premiere and run in Los Angeles September 5 through October 12. (more...)

Review Roundup - 'Garden State's Zach Braff Still Searching for Life's Purpose in WISH I WAS HERE
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Zach Braff's second directorial feature, WISH I WAS HERE has a limited release today in New York and Los Angeles. The film will open nationwide on August 1. (more...)

Review Roundup: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
by Movies News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

'The Planet of the Apes' saga continues with 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' which opens today, July 11th. (more...)

47th Annual National Critics Institute Kicks Off at the O'Neill Center With Chris Jones, Michael Riedel, Linda Winer and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

With new leadership, extensive new financial support from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, and a curriculum retooled to reflect the new realities of arts journalism, the Eugene O'Neill Center's venerable National Critics Institute (NCI) is underway for its 47th summer. (more...)

Review Roundup: JERSEY BOYS Hits the Big Screen- UPDATED!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 20, 2014

The big screen adaptation of Broadway's Tony Award winning musical JERSEY BOYS will hit theaters tomorrow, June 20th. (more...)

Review Roundup: Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill Return in 22 JUMP STREET!
by Danielle DeSisto - Jun 13, 2014

The comedic duo that delighted audiences in the hit film '21 Jump Street' is back again! (more...)

Review Roundup: Bryan Cranston & GODZILLA Stomp Into Theaters Friday
by Matt Tamanini - May 16, 2014

The newest addition to the Godzilla film franchise is being released this Friday, just in time to celebrate the 60th Anniversary. The cast, led by Tony front-runner Bryan Cranston, features Oscar winner Juliette Binoche, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, and of course a giant lizard and a number of other monsters. (more...)

Review Roundup: JON HAMM Stars in Family Film MILLION DOLLAR ARM
by Danielle DeSisto - May 16, 2014

Produced by Walt Disney Pictures, the biographical sports drama MILLION DOLLAR ARM hits theaters today, May 16th. (more...)

Review Roundup: Zac Efron, Seth Rogan Battle as THE NEIGHBORS
by Matt Tamanini - May 09, 2014

Being compared to such classic frat-house comedies like ANIMAL HOUSE, REVENGE OF THE NERDS, and OLD SCHOOL, THE NEIGHBORS opens up in theaters nationwide on Friday. Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne lead the cast of Neighbors, a comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby. (more...)

Light Opera of New York Presents ORANGE BLOSSOMS at Symphony Space This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Light Opera of New York presents the first NYC staged production since 1920, and the premiere recording by Albany records, utilizing the original orchestrations, of Victor Herbert's 'ORANGE BLOSSOMS', based on the play by Frederique de Gresac, with lyrics by B.G. de Sylva. Tonight and tomorrow, April 25, 26, 2014 7:30 PM at Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, 2537 Broadway, NYC. (more...)

Light Opera of New York to Present ORANGE BLOSSOMS at Symphony Space, 4/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Light Opera of New York presents the first NYC staged production since 1920, and the premiere recording by Albany records, utilizing the original orchestrations, of Victor Herbert's 'ORANGE BLOSSOMS', based on the play by Frederique de Gresac, with lyrics by B.G. de Sylva. April 25, 26, 2014 7:30 PM at Symphony Space Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, 2537 Broadway, NYC. (more...)

Review Roundup: Costner, Garner Hit Theaters in DRAFT DAY
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 11, 2014

The latest in the long line of Kevin Costner sports movies, DRAFT DAY, hits theaters on Friday. Co-starring Jennifer Garner, Dennis Leary, and three-time Tony-winner Frank Langella the movie chronicles the innerworkings of an NFL front office on the day of the draft. The script was written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph (BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO) and Scott Rothman. (more...)

Review Roundup: Hathaway, Chenoweth, Moreno Star & Sing in RIO 2
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 11, 2014

Twentieth Century Fox's sequel RIO 2 flies into theaters on Friday. Returning for the animated musical are stars Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, will.i.am, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez, Leslie Mann, and Jamie Foxx. (more...)

Review Roundup: SABOTAGE Shoots Its Way Into Theaters Friday
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 28, 2014

The latest addition to Arnold Schwarzenegger's post political resume, SABOTAGE, hits theaters on Friday. Originally entitled TEN, the film is a lose adaptation of Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (also known as TEN LITTLE INDIANS) mystery novel. It follows a DEA taskforce, who start getting picked off one by one after a successful raid on a drug cartel's safehouse. (more...)

Review Roundup: Open the Floodgates - NOAH Hits Theaters Today!
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 28, 2014

On Friday, Academy Award nominated director Darren Aronofsky releases the Biblically-inspired epic NOAH. The film tells the tale of the prophet who withstood the great flood from a new psychological perspective. Russell Crowe stars in the title role, alongside Jennifer Connelly, Saoirse Ronan, Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins and more. (more...)

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