Over fifty years ago, a bespectacled kid from Lubbock, Texas changed the face of popular music. Buddy Holly's meteoric rise to stardom was cut short when at the age of just 22 he died tragically in a plane crash. Fulton Theatre's production of Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story tells the tale of the three years in which he became the world's top recording artist. (more...)
The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced additional productions and readings for its 2014 Festival. This year's Festival will begin July 7 and continue through July 27. An additional slate of concerts and other events will be announced shortly. (more...)
Wally Pfister's directorial debut, TRANSCENDENCE, featuring Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman, will hit theaters on April 18, 2014. Paul Bettany and Kate Mara also co-star in the Warner Bros. pic. Check out photos from the red carpet premiere below!
The film is officially described as follows: 'Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him.
'However, in their attempt to destroy Will, they inadvertently become the catalyst for him to succeed-to be a participant in his own transcendence. For his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) and best friend Max Waters (Paul Bettany), both fellow researchers, the question is not if they can...but if they should.
'Their worst fears are realized as Will's thirst for knowledge evolves into a seemingly omnipresent quest for power, to what end is unknown. The only thing that is becoming terrifyingly clear is there may be no way to stop him.' (more...)
The Village Voice, the nation's largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced today that tickets will go on sale April 9, 2014 for the 59th Annual Obie Awards on Monday, May 19, 2014, at Webster Hall in the East Village, 125 East 11th Street. (more...)
Wally Pfister's directorial debut, TRANSCENDENCE, featuring Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman, will hit theaters on April 18, 2014. Paul Bettany and Kate Mara also co-star in the Warner Bros. pic. Check out 40 new stills from the film below! (more...)
This will be an abolutely unique opportunity to develop your skills in Acting Techinques with one of the best actresses in activity. You will have an educational experience of excellence in a small and intimate group of only 25 participants maximum, with no less than Oscar winning actress Melissa Leo one of the most in demand actresses in the world right now, Winner of an Oscar for her performance on 'The Fighter' Melissa will surely be one of the great actresses of our time, and is step by step also becoming one of the most awarded actresses in activity. (more...)
International Blues Legend James Montgomery and his band play Collinsville, Connecticut for the first time, making a one-of-kind appearance at Bridge Street Live on Saturday, March 22nd to celebrate the release of their highly acclaimed CD "From Detroit to the Delta". The CD which was on the nominating ballot for a Grammy and also a Blues Music Award features Johnny Winter, Joey Kramer and Brad Whitford from Aerosmith, Blues Legend James Cotton, The Uptown Horns (J.Geils, Rolling Stones) and DMC from the seminal rap group RunDMC. The album chronicles Montgomery's musical journey from the urban blues and soul of his native Detroit to the rural blues of the deep South as played in the Mississippi Delta. His first trip to the Delta was inspired by a movie that he made with Morgan Freeman and Willie Nelson, among others, called "Delta Rising" that led to the James Montgomery Band playing the Ground Zero Blues Club as the personal guests of Freeman's and significantly changed their lives as musicians. (more...)