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Olivia Thirlby Joins David E. Kelley's Legal Drama 'TRIAL'Olivia Thirlby Joins David E. Kelley's Legal Drama 'TRIAL'
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Variety.com reports that Olivia Thirlby has been cast in Amazon's legal drama “Trial'. She joins Billy Bob Thornton who is set to star in the David E. Kelley series. (more...)

James Barry, Damon Daunno, Justin Kirk and Lucas Papaelias to Star in Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS! at the GeffenJames Barry, Damon Daunno, Justin Kirk and Lucas Papaelias to Star in Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS! at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Geffen Playhouse has announced the cast for its West Coast premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS! A Modish Ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, opening the not-for-profit organization's 20th anniversary season in the Gil Cates Theater. Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones (Friday Night Lights, Boardwalk Empire) with songs by Grammy Award winner Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and staged by Jackson Gay, THESE PAPER BULLETS! was commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre where it premiered in 2014. (more...)

Usdan Center's August 5th Gala to Honor Dale LewisUsdan Center's August 5th Gala to Honor Dale Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the renowned summer arts day camp now in its 48th season, will present its annual Gala tomorrow, August 5, at 6 PM at the McKinley Amphitheater on the Center's 200-acre woodland campus. There will be a 6 PM concert, followed by a 7:30 PM Gala Patron Dinner honoring Executive Director Dale Lewis; after 36 years at the Center, he is stepping down in the fall to direct the new Arts Reach Fund at Long Island Community Foundation. (more...)

Usdan Center & BAM Performances to be Held 7/30-31Usdan Center & BAM Performances to be Held 7/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Creative writing students ages 12 to 16 from Long Island¹s Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the acclaimed summer arts day camp whose alumni include Natalie Portman, Mariah Carey, Jane Monheit, Taylor Dayne, Jackie Hoffman and Broadway playwright Michele Lowe, have joined for the third season with students of the same age from the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Summer Youth Program in a unique two-week joint workshop through July 31. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/4/2015
by - Jul 4, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/4/2015. (more...)

Usdan Names New Executive DirectorUsdan Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the renowned summer arts day camp, announces that Lauren Brandt Schloss will become Usdan¹s third Executive Director this fall. She will be Usdan¹s first female Executive and the first whose background is in the visual arts. Ms. Schloss will join the staff in June following her tenure as Executive Vice President at New York¹s Studio in a School and her previous position as Director of Education at the Queens Museum. She will succeed Dale Lewis, who following 36 years at Usdan will be leaving in September to direct the new Arts Reach Fund at Long Island Community Foundation. (more...)

Usdan to Host Final Open House of 2015, 5/17Usdan to Host Final Open House of 2015, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp whose alumni include Natalie Portman, Mariah Carey, Jane Monheit, Jackie Hoffman, Olivia Thirlby, Taylor Dane and many others, will hold its final Open House for the 2015, 48th season on Sunday May 17 from 11 AM to 2 PM. The Center will feature new program options that will add breadth to Usdan's renowned offerings, while new calendar options will accommodate more family summer plans. (more...)

Usdan to Presnet Student Exhibit in NYC, 5/7-25Usdan to Presnet Student Exhibit in NYC, 5/7-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The work of 23 visual arts students from Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally renowned summer arts day camp, will be exhibited May 7-25 at the 7th floor gallery of the UJA-Federation at 130 East 59th Street (between Park-Lexington Avenues). The show, titled On Hope and Humankind, will feature painting, drawing, sculpture and multi-media work. It is the third and final exhibit in the largest series of off-site exhibits ever shown by the Long Island center, which for several years has displayed the work of its visual arts students on Long Island and New York City. The artists to be displayed were ages 10-18 when the works were created during the 2014 (the information included below are their current ages) season. (more...)

Billie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS, SEX WITH STRANGERS, BIG SKY Premiere and More Set for the Geffen's 2015-16 SeasonBillie Joe Armstrong's THESE PAPER BULLETS, SEX WITH STRANGERS, BIG SKY Premiere and More Set for the Geffen's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces its coming landmark season which underscores the two decades of world-class theater the not-for-profit organization has produced since its 1995 opening. Artistic Director Randall Arney's selections feature some of theater's most established artists: Tony, Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley; four Pulitzer Prize finalists Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros, Rolin Jones, Rajiv Joseph, and Sarah Ruhl; multi-Grammy Award winner Billie Joe Armstrong; House of Cards writer Laura Eason, and much produced playwright Bess Wohl (American Hero, Pretty Filthy). (more...)

THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT Opens in Theaters July 17thTHE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT Opens in Theaters July 17th
by Movies News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Kyle Patrick Alvarez's THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT will open in theaters via IFC Films on July 17th. The film stars Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, and Olivia Thirlby. (more...)

THESE PAPER BULLETS!, Featuring Music by Billie Joe Armstrong, to Open Geffen Playhouse's 2015-16 SeasonTHESE PAPER BULLETS!, Featuring Music by Billie Joe Armstrong, to Open Geffen Playhouse's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Geffen Playhouse announces the West Coast premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS! A Modish Ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing to open the 2015/2016 Geffen Playhouse season in the Gil Cates Theater. Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones (Friday Night Lights, Boardwalk Empire) with songs by Grammy Award winner Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong and staged by Jackson Gay. THESE PAPER BULLETS! was commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre where it premiered in 2014. (more...)

Broadway's Peter Gallagher Boards Fox Pilot DETOURBroadway's Peter Gallagher Boards Fox Pilot DETOUR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Peter Gallagher, currently starring opposite Kristin Chenoweth on Broadway in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, has signed on for a new small screen project. (more...)

Usdan to Display NYC Student Art Exhibits This SpringUsdan to Display NYC Student Art Exhibits This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally renowned summer arts day camp, will present three different free student art exhibits in Manhattan this spring, at the lobby gallery at 430 Park Avenue (between 55th-56th Streets) during March and April, and in May at the 7th floor gallery of the UJA-Federation at 130 East 59th Street (between Park-Lexington Avenues). (more...)

Executive Diector Dale Lewis to Exit Usdan Following Summer 2015 SeasonExecutive Diector Dale Lewis to Exit Usdan Following Summer 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp, announces that Dale Lewis, Usdan's Executive Director since 1984, will step down at the end of the 2015 summer season. (more...)

Usdan to Host School Break Open House, 2/18Usdan to Host School Break Open House, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp whose alumni include Natalie Portman, Mariah Carey, Jane Monheit, Jackie Hoffman, Olivia Thirlby, Taylor Dane and many others, announces The New Usdan with many new courses for 2015. The Center begins its 48tth season with new program options that will add breadth to Usdan¹s renowned offerings, while new calendar options will accommodate more family summer plans. (more...)

THE WOLFPACK, ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, and More Win 2015 Sundance Film Festival Feature Film AwardsTHE WOLFPACK, ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, and More Win 2015 Sundance Film Festival Feature Film Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2015

Sundance Institute this evening announced the feature film Jury, Audience and other special awards of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The awards, celebrating artistry, innovation and adventure in independent filmmaking, were presented at the Festival's Awards Ceremony, hosted by Tig Notaro in Park City, Utah. (more...)

Usdan Unveils New Programs; Open House Set for 1/25Usdan Unveils New Programs; Open House Set for 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp whose alumni include Natalie Portman, Mariah Carey, Jane Monheit, Jackie Hoffman, Olivia Thirlby, Taylor Dane and many others, announces The New Usdan with many new courses for 2015. The Center begins its 48tth season with new program options that will add breadth to Usdan's renowned offerings, while new calendar options will accommodate more family summer plans. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Hart Wants Josh Gad to 'Show Him the Money' in All-New JERRY MAGUIRE ParodyVIDEO: Kevin Hart Wants Josh Gad to 'Show Him the Money' in All-New JERRY MAGUIRE Parody
by Movies News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

In the clip below, watch the two funnymen re-enact the classic 'Show Me the Money' scene from the 1996 film. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Josh Gad in All-New WEDDING RINGER TrailerVIDEO: First Look - Josh Gad in All-New WEDDING RINGER Trailer
by Movies News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Screen Gems has released an all- ew trailer for THE WEDDING RINGER, hitting theaters on January 16, 2015. The comedy stars Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (more...)

BWW REVIEW: O.P.C. Turns Trash into Treasure at A.R.T.BWW REVIEW: O.P.C. Turns Trash into Treasure at A.R.T.
by Jan Nargi - Dec 19, 2014

One person's trash is another person's treasure in Eve Ensler's O.P.C., a socio-political comedy currently enjoying its world premiere at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, Mass. (more...)

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