Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone will headline the cast of a special industry reading of A Room of My Own, the anticipated new comedy written and directed by Charles Messina. Mr. Macchio and Mr. Cantone will be joined by a cast that includes Colin Critchley, Gina Ferranti, Kendra Jain, and Johnny Tammaro. The invitation only reading is set for Monday, March 17, 2014 on the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)
Porchlight Music Theatre and Managing Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, April 26 - June 1 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The classic musical comedy, with book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert and songs by Frank Loesser features direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Rob Lindley, music direction by Kory Danielson, in his Porchlight debut and choreography by Porchlight Artistic Associate Brenda Didier. Previews are Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m., Sunday, April 27 at 2 and 6 p.m. and Monday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. Opening/press night is Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The regular run schedule is Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. There is an added matinee performance Thursday, May 29 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $30 for previews and $43.50 for all other performances. Single tickets are on sale now and may be purchased online at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by phone at Stage 773, 773.327.5252. Groups of ten or more may receive discounts on tickets purchased via Group Theater Tix at 312.423.6612 or grouptheatertix.com. (more...)
In March, New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography will welcome to the cast music icon Debbie Harry, The View's Sherri Shepherd, actor/comedians Janeane Garofalo (The Truth About Cats & Dogs) and Mario Cantone (Sex and the City) and actor Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny), with four shows on Saturday, March 8 at 9pm, Monday, March 10 at 9pm, Friday, March 14 at 9:15pm, and Saturday, March 15 at 7pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $60, $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at www.SmartTix.com or by phone at 212.868.4444. (more...)
Philip Roger Roy & Dana Matthow present the National Touring Company of the smash-hit comedy sensation, MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH AND I'M IN THERAPY!, written by Steve Solomon, directed by Andy Rogow and starring Peter J. Fogel. MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH AND I'M IN THERAPY! plays April 23 through May 18. (more...)
Doctor-recommended Post Shredded Wheat today announced a partnership with the National Senior Games Association (NSGA), the governing organization for the largest multi-sport event in the world for adults over age 50. In an effort to add a new, more extreme sport to the NSGA's roster of athletic competitions and help more seniors get in the game, Post Shredded Wheat Team Coach, television and film actor Ralph Macchio, is inviting Americans to vote on which sport athletes could face in the 2014 Qualifying State Senior Games, as well as in the 2015 National Senior Games Presented by Humana. (more...)
This month, New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography welcomes to the cast music icon Debbie Harry, The View's Sherri Shepherd, and actor Ralph Macchio. The first show took place last night, January 13, and the next is set for this Friday, January 17 at 9pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $60, $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at www.SmartTix.com or by phone at 212.868.4444. Check out a look back at last night's performance below! (more...)
Ralph Macchio, Tia and Tamera Mowry, Kenny Loggins & Peter Scolari will be featured on an all-new episode of Oprah: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, premiering FRIDAY, JANUARY 10 at 8pm ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. (more...)
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has today announced its 2014 lineup. The 29th annual event, which runs from January 30-February 9, will spotlight 23 World Premieres as well as 31 U.S. Premieres. (more...)
Today through Sunday, January 4-5, 2014, international sexologist Dr. Susan Block will join a bevy of film legends (mainstream and adult), 'Golden Age' TV stars, hot MiLFs, GiLFs, and a parade of fans, at THE HOLLYWOOD SHOW, the world's biggest celebrity autograph and pop culture memorabilia show, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Dr. Block will interview some of the stars for her Internet TV and radio show, sign photos and copies of her book, The 10 Commandments of Pleasure: Erotic Keys to a Healthy Sexual Life, and introduce her new social media site Bonoboville.com. (more...)
This Saturday-Sunday, January 4-5, 2014, international sexologist Dr. Susan Block will join a bevy of film legends (mainstream and adult), 'Golden Age' TV stars, hot MiLFs, GiLFs, and a parade of fans, at THE HOLLYWOOD SHOW, the world's biggest celebrity autograph and pop culture memorabilia show, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Dr. Block will interview some of the stars for her Internet TV and radio show, sign photos and copies of her book, The 10 Commandments of Pleasure: Erotic Keys to a Healthy Sexual Life, and introduce her new social media site Bonoboville.com. (more...)
In January, New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography will welcome to the cast two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick, music icon Debbie Harry, The View's Sherri Shepherd, actor Ralph Macchio, and four-time Oscar-nominated actress Marsha Mason, with two shows on Monday, January 13 at 9pm and Friday, January 17 at 9pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $60, $45 and $35 and can be purchased online at www.SmartTix.com or by phone at 212.868.4444. (more...)
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that its popular scripted series from Tyler Perry 'The Haves and the Have Nots' and 'Love Thy Neighbor' will return to the network's primetime lineup this January along with two new series, 'The Diamond Collar' and 'Mom's Got Game' and the return of comedienne Wanda Sykes with two new 'Herlarious' comedy specials. (more...)
Eisner Award-winning artist Rob Guillory will create the eighth in a series of exclusive Wizard World variant covers of Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead #1 comic, provided for free to all full-price attendees at Wizard World Austin Comic Con, November 22-24 at the Austin Convention Center. Wizard World and Skybound, Kirkman's imprint at Image Comics, have teamed to produce the line based upon the Eisner Award-winning groundbreaking comic book series and best-selling graphic novels written and created by Robert Kirkman.
Guillory will be on hand at Wizard World Austin Comic Con to sign copies of the limited-edition comic, produced in extremely limited quantities and available to fans only while supplies last, and representing the final of eight covers produced in 2013. The first seven covers, illustrated by superstar artists Michael Golden, Arthur Suydam, Julian Totino Tedesco, Neal Adams, Ethan Van Sciver, Mike Zeck and Mico Suayan, respectively, were huge hits at Wizard World events in Portland (February, Golden), St. Louis (March, Suydam), Philadelphia (June, Tedesco), New York (June, Adams), Chicago (August, Van Sciver), Columbus, Ohio (September, Zeck) and Nashville, Tenn. (October, Suayan).
Guillory is the co-creator and artist for the New York Times Best-Selling Chew, which won the Eisner Award for Best New Series in 2010 and for continuing series in 2011. The Lafayette, La., native, has also worked on popular independent projects such as Teddy Scares and Popgun Anthology and is a favorite at Wizard World events.
Independent third-party comic book grading service CGC, a leader in the industry, will accept TWD #1 variant and Signature Series submissions at its Wizard World Austin Comic Con exhibitor booth (location TBD).
The 2013 Wizard World Austin Comic Con will also feature Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee; Norman Reedus, Laurie Holden, Michael Rooker and Chandler Riggs of 'The Walking Dead'; WWE Superstar John Cena and pop culture icons William Shatner and Ralph Macchio among a standout roster of top celebrities. The event also hosts an array of superstar comics creators including Guillory, Adams, Greg Capullo, Mark Bagley, Kenneth Rocafort, David Marquez and many others.
The Walking Dead graphic novels accounted for seven of the 10 bestselling titles of the year and were #1 overall for both 2011 and 2012.
Wizard World Austin Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD), will bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Admission is free for kids 10 and under. Event hours are Friday, Nov. 22, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
About Robert Kirkman
Robert Kirkman's success and passionate advocacy for creator-owned comics led him to become the first person invited to become a partner at Image Comics since the company's inception twenty-one years ago. Kirkman is the creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves. In 2010, Kirkman formed his own Image imprint, Skybound, which publishes his own work and Clone, Ghosted, Invincible Universe and Witch Doctor. Kirkman has earned the respect of the comic, writing and television communities and topped the New York Times bestseller list for graphic novels in 2011 and 2012. In April 2012, he took the top five spots on both the hardcover and paperback lists. He's the creator/executive producer and writer of the hit Emmy-winning television show, AMC's The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S, also an international success in 122 countries and 37 languages. Your destinations for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles are www.Skybound.com and www.TheWalkingDead.com.
Skybound is Robert Kirkman's imprint at Image Comics and home to his creator-owned works including his Eisner Award-winning comic book series, The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves. Skybound also develops and fosters other talented writers, creators and artists and publishes their comic book series and graphic novels: Clone, Ghosted, Invincible Universe and Witch Doctor. Since its inception, Skybound has created television shows, merchandise, games (The Walking Dead: Assault iOS app), and entertainment events (The Walking Dead Escape). Skybound's successes include the comic behind the hit Emmy-winning television show, AMC's The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S., where Kirkman serves as Executive Producer/writer. Kirkman is also developing a new show with FOX International Channels based on his upcoming comic book series set in the world of exorcism. Skybound/Kirkman frequently top the hardcover and paperback bestseller lists. Your destinations for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles are www.Skybound.com and www.TheWalkingDead.com.
About Wizard World
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The event schedule for 2013 and for 2014 to date can be found at www.wizardworld.com. (more...)
The Sunday Series at Abingdon will present a special one night only Holiday performance of playwright Charles Messina's hysterical one act, FAIRIES. Proceeds will benefit the programs of the not-for-profit Abingdon Theatre. (more...)
Today, Ralph Macchio and Karina Smirnoff chatted exclusively with BWW about how their special friendship, which began during Season 12 of Dancing With the Stars, led to the making of this new and exciting film. (more...)
The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) is thrilled to announce that Director Richard Curtis' ABOUT TIME will be the Southampton opener on Friday, October 11th and that Saturday's Centerpiece Film is AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY directed by John Wells. (more...)
The Sunday Series at Abingdon will present A LITTLE BIT OF THIS AND THAT, a special one night only workshop benefit performance of three new one acts by New York-based playwright Charles Messina today, September 22. Proceeds will benefit the programs of the not-for-profit Abingdon Theatre. (more...)