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Photo Flash: 9th Annual African American Film Festival is Stunning SuccessPhoto Flash: 9th Annual African American Film Festival is Stunning Success
by Movies News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Southampton African American Museum Executive Director Brenda Simmons and Museum Board Member, Oscar winning director Nigel Noble put together a stellar roster of films the encouraged all to “Raise Your Voice”. (more...)

9th Annual African American Film Festival is Stunning Success9th Annual African American Film Festival is Stunning Success
by Movies News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Southampton African American Museum Executive Director Brenda Simmons and Museum Board Member, Oscar winning director Nigel Noble put together a stellar roster of films the encouraged all to “Raise Your Voice”. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the TIFF Red Carpet with THE EQUALIZER, Starring Denzel WashingtonPhoto Coverage: On the TIFF Red Carpet with THE EQUALIZER, Starring Denzel Washington
by Walter McBride - Sep 20, 2014

The Toronto International Film Festival just finished up on September 14, 2014. A total of 393 films were scheduled to be shown, including 143 world premieres. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet for THE EQUALIZER. (more...)

American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala Raises Record-Breaking AmountAmerican Theatre Wing's Annual Gala Raises Record-Breaking Amount
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The American Theatre Wing announced today that its annual gala, held this past Monday evening at the Plaza Hotel, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising over $750,000 (besting the previous record, which was set in 2013, by more than $50,000). All proceeds from the evening will benefit the education and outreach programs of the American Theatre Wing, which include SpringboardNYC, the Theatre Intern Network, the National Theatre Company Grants and the Jonathan Larson Grants, and will also support free access for students, aspiring professionals, and the general public to programming on AmericanTheatreWing.org, including the long running 'Working in the Theatre' media program. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the American Theatre Wing Gala Honoring Angela Lansbury!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the American Theatre Wing Gala Honoring Angela Lansbury!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 16, 2014

The American Theatre Wing held its annual gala last night, September 15 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), honoring Dame Angela Lansbury, who has served as Honorary Chairman of the American Theatre Wing Board of Trustees since 2010. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos from the glamorous red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Dick Van Dyke to Receive 2014 Prince Rainier III AwardDick Van Dyke to Receive 2014 Prince Rainier III Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Dick Van Dyke will accept their prestigious Prince Rainier III Award. Mr. Van Dyke will be honored at PGF-USA's annual Gala in Los Angeles on October 8(th), 2014 along with this year's 20 Princess Grace Award winners who are emerging artists in theater, dance and film, hailing from cities and states across America. (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation-USA presents Dick Van Dyke with their Prince Rainier III AwardPrincess Grace Foundation-USA presents Dick Van Dyke with their Prince Rainier III Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Princess Grace Foundation-USA(PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Dick Van Dykewill accept their prestigious Prince Rainier III Award. Mr. Van Dyke will be honored at PGF-USA's annual Gala in Los Angeles on October 8 th, 2014 along with this year's 20 Princess Grace Award winners who are emerging artists in theater, dance and film, hailing from cities and states across America. (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation-USA Announces Leadership of 2014 Princess Grace Awards Gala and Three-year Partnership with DiorPrincess Grace Foundation-USA Announces Leadership of 2014 Princess Grace Awards Gala and Three-year Partnership with Dior
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The upcoming Princess Grace Awards Gala on October 8 th will mark a milestone in the Foundation's history, returning to Los Angeles for the first time in nearly three decades. Gala Co-Chairs, Honorary Consul of Monaco in Los Angeles Dick Wolf and his wife Noelle and Chairman/CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger and his wife Willow Bay will be joined by President/Chief Executive of Dior Couture, Sidney Toledano and his wife Katia to kick off a three-year partnership with the iconic design house, who will serve as the sole presenting sponsor for upcoming Awards Galas in Los Angeles, Monaco and New York.Dior will play a vital role in taking guests on a three-year journey following Grace Kelly's life as an artist from Hollywood to Monaco (as the Gala will be held in Beverly Hills and Monte Carlo in 2014 and 2015 respectively) and thenback to NYC in 2016 where Dior Haute Couture will help celebrate the 34 th anniversary of the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julianne Moore Toasts Tony Nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson!Photo Flash: Julianne Moore Toasts Tony Nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson!
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Yesterday Julianne Moore hosted an afternoon tea in honor of Tony nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson, currently starring as Lena Younger in A RAISIN IN THE SUN. Held at Lady Mendl's at the Inn at Irving Place, an impressive group of women from theatre, film and television, including LaTanya's fellow Tony nominated costars Sophie Okonedo and Anika Noni Rose, gathered to salute LaTanya. Although she was unable to attend, First Lady Michelle Obama did send a note which was read aloud by Julianne Moore after Ms. Moore made a toast to LaTanya. Samuel L. Jackson and Bart Freundlich crashed the party to enjoy the afternoon with their wives. (more...)

Photo Flash: More Shots of Winner Ashley Herbert, Denzel Washington and More at 2014 National August Wilson Monologue CompetitionPhoto Flash: More Shots of Winner Ashley Herbert, Denzel Washington and More at 2014 National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) have announced that Ashley Herbert from Boston has won first place at the 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition held on Monday, May 5th at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). Robert Upton from Chicago was the runner-up, and an honorable mention went to Atiauna Grant from Atlanta. Denzel Washington surprised the audience with a special appearance during the awards ceremony, and greeted all of the contestants afterwards. The event, which was free and open to the public, featured high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, Portland and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. Scroll down for photos from the competition! (more...)

Boston's Ashley Herbert Wins 2014 National August Wilson Monologue CompetitionBoston's Ashley Herbert Wins 2014 National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Ashley Herbert, a junior at Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers, was named champion of the National Finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition Monday night at Broadway's August Wilson Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kenny Leon & Denzel Washington Visit August Wilson Monologue CompetitionPhoto Coverage: Kenny Leon & Denzel Washington Visit August Wilson Monologue Competition
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 6, 2014

Just last night, High school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, and Seattle perform monologues by the legendary American playwright August Wilson as a part of the 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition. Emceed by Kenny Leon (True Colors Theatre Co-Founding Artistic Director), the event was judged by Pauletta Washington, Stephen McKinley Henderson, David Cromer, James A. Williams and Narda E. Alcorn, with a special performance from the upcoming Broadway Tupac Shakur musical Holler If Ya Hear Me including cast members Saul Williams, Christopher Jackson, and Ben Thompson. (more...)

David Cromer, Stephen McKinley Henderson and More Judge 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition TonightDavid Cromer, Stephen McKinley Henderson and More Judge 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company present 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition tonight, May 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

David Cromer, Stephen McKinley Henderson & More to Judge 6th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition, 5/5David Cromer, Stephen McKinley Henderson & More to Judge 6th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company have announced the judges for the 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition on Monday, May 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

6th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Highlighting High School Students Set for 5/56th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Highlighting High School Students Set for 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company have announced the 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens TonightPorchlight Music Theatre's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2014

Porchlight Music Theatre and Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the Tony Award-winning Thomas 'Fats' Waller' musical revue, Ain't Misbehavin', today, February 1 - March 9, 2014, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Bridgett Everett & The Tender Moments and More Set for Joe's Pub this WeekBridgett Everett & The Tender Moments and More Set for Joe's Pub this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced this week's performances (Jan. 27 - Feb. 3), including LAPHAM'S QUARTERLY, EWALT & WALKER, GRAHAM REYNOLDS & THE GOLDEN ARM TRIOFLOANNE & THE THIRD SET, LAURA CANTRELL, BRIDGET EVERETT RIVER WHYLESS, NEVER SLEEP ALONE, PAULETTA WASHINGTON VINCENT D'ONOFRIO & DANA LYN, BRIDGET BARKAN, PAM ANN DAVID AMRAM WITH THE AMIGOS BAND, CHARLOTTE MARTIN TONY TRISCHKA, and THE CIVILIANS. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' to Open Feb 1, 2014Porchlight Music Theatre's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' to Open Feb 1, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Porchlight Music Theatre and Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the Tony Award-winning Thomas "Fats" Waller' musical revue, Ain't Misbehavin', February 1 - March 9, 2014, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cicely Tyson, Ashley Brown and More at 2013 PGF-USA Awards GalaPhoto Flash: Cicely Tyson, Ashley Brown and More at 2013 PGF-USA Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco finished her trip to the United States at the Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) Awards Gala last night at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. HSH Princess Charlene presented the Prince Rainier III Award to Cicely Tyson, which recognizes a renowned leader in the arts whose own accomplishments are coupled with demonstrated service to the performing arts. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Princess Grace Foundation Honors Tony Winner Cicely Tyson TonightPrincess Grace Foundation Honors Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that Cicely Tyson will accept the Prince Rainier III Award and filmmaker and New Arts Axis Director, Wendy Levy, and New York City Ballet Principal Dancer, Tiler Peck, will receive Princess Grace Statue Awards at the 2013 Princess Grace Awards Gala tonight, October 30, 2013, at Cipriani 42(nd) Street in New York City. (more...)

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