A LITTLE TOUCH OF COWARD IN THE NIGHT Comes to the Met Room, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

SuzBo Entertainment Inc. presents 'A Little Touch of Coward in the Night', the Words and Music of NOL COWARD. Starring Suzanne Petri and John Eskola with director Bob Breuler and musical director Bob Moreen. (more...)

UH Theater Legend Sidney Berger to be Celebrated at Jose Quintero Theatre, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The name Sidney Berger brings a smile to many people's faces. He tirelessly built UH's once small drama department into a world-class school ... and in the process entertained Houstonians of all ages. (more...)

'RELEASE THE STARS' Plays The Factory Studio Theatre thru Jan 19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Release the Stars: the Ballad of Randy and Evi Quaid explores the lives and losses of Hollywood actor Randy Quaid (Christmas Vacation, Brokeback Mountain, Independence Day) and his artist wife Evi. (more...)

Fox Moves INDEPENDENCE DAY 2 Release to July 2016
by Movies News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Deadline writes that Fox has pushed back the release of INDEPENDENCE DAY 2 by a whole year, from July 3, 2015 to July 1, 2016. (more...)

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS & Film Screenings Set for Paramount Theatre's Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

The Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Boulevard in downtown Aurora, Illinois, is your home for holiday entertainment this December, with a surprising variety of seasonal pleasures for young and old. (more...)

Will Smith to Return for INDEPENDENCE DAY 2?
by Movies News Desk - Sep 05, 2013

In an interview posted on today's Digitalspy.com, INDEPENDENCE DAY 2 helmer Roland Emmerich shares that he's scheduled to have a meeting with original film star Will Smith about reprising his role in the sequel. (more...)

Jack Nickolson to Be Featured at Film Society of Lincoln Center
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the Film Comment Double Feature lineup for July will focus on Jack Nicholson, as director and on director Hal Ashby in August. (more...)

Suzanne Petri Stars in Two-Night Tribute to Sir Noel Coward at Davenport's, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri brings ' A Little Touch of Coward in the Night' to Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago tonight and Thursday June 26th and 27th at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 30 MM: INDEPENDENCE DAY Blasts Off and Saves the Day
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 22, 2013

If you like your musicals short, fast-paced, funny, and smart enough to spoof the big guys while delivering a healthy dose of pure fun, this is the musical for you. Brooke Seguin's 30 MM: INDEPENDENCE DAY clocks in around 40 minutes, which is plenty of time to run the aliens out of town and save the planet in a manner that would do the Fresh Prince proud, especially if he got to do it with a rap. (more...)

Suzanne Petri to Star in Two-Night Tribute to Sir Noel Coward at Davenport's, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist" and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award,Suzanne Petri brings " A Little Touch of Coward in the Night" to Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago on Wednesday and Thursday June 26th and 27th at 8pm. There is a $20 cover charge with a two-drink minimum. Due to the high demand for this limited remount, reservations are recommended by calling 773-278-1830 or online www.DavenportsPianoBar.com. (more...)

Sony Movie Channel Celebrates Early Films Of Jack Nicholson This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Throughout the month of February, Sony Movie Channel (SMC) is featuring the early films of the Oscar Award-winning actor Jack Nicholson, as part of its Friday Features franchise. (more...)

FEARnet Ringing in 2013 with Unedited Broadcast of LET ME IN, 1/13
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

FEARnet has made a resolution to give you more to fear in the New Year, delivering a sinister slew of marathons, features and premieres headlined by the unedited broadcast premiere of the hit adolescent vampire tale Let Me In. (more...)

TCM Leads Up to DALLAS Premiere with Top 10 Texas Movies List
by Movies News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is celebrating this week's premiere of TNT's all-new series Dallas by unveiling a 10-gallon list of the Top 10 Texas Movies. Exemplifying the best and most distinctive aspects of the state, its culture and its history, the films chosen for TCM's Top 10 Texas Movies list range from Victor Sjstrm's The Wind (1928), one of the last great silent films, to Joel & Ethan Coen's unforgettable Best Picture Oscar(R) winner, No Country for Old Men (2007). The list also includes popular classics, like Red River (1948), Giant (1956) and The Alamo (1960); powerful dramas like Written on the Wind (1956), The Last Picture Show (1971) and Lone Star (1996); and contemporary favorites like Dazed and Confused (1993) and Friday Night Lights (2004). (more...)

TCM to Air Top 10 Texas Films to Celebrate Arrival of TNT's DALLAS
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is celebrating this week's premiere of TNT's all-new series DALLAS by unveiling a 10-gallon list of the Top 10 Texas Movies. (more...)

Suzanne Petri to Star in Tribute to Dietrich at Davenport's, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2012

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri stars in her celebrated one-woman tribute to screen legend Marlene Dietrich. An Evening With Marlene: A Tribute to Marlene Dietrich the Actress, the Music, the Desire will be performed for three nights only at Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago on Thursday, March 1, Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 8pm. There is a $20 cover charge with a two-drink minimum. Due to the high demand for this limited run, reservations are recommended by calling 773-278-1830 or online at www.DavenportsPianoBar.com. (more...)

Suzanne Petri to Star in Tribute to Dietrich at Davenport's, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Chicago's acclaimed Jefferson Award nominated actress and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Artist' and the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gold Coast Award, Suzanne Petri stars in her celebrated one-woman tribute to screen legend Marlene Dietrich. An Evening With Marlene: A Tribute to Marlene Dietrich the Actress, the Music, the Desire will be performed for three nights only at Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago on Thursday, March 1, Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 8pm. There is a $20 cover charge with a two-drink minimum. Due to the high demand for this limited run, reservations are recommended by calling 773-278-1830 or online at www.DavenportsPianoBar.com. (more...)

Academy of Motion Pictures to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, 11/17
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2011

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a new digitally restored 'Definitive Director's Cut' of 'The Last Picture Show,' in celebration of the film's 40th anniversary, on Thursday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. (more...)

John Lithgow, Larry Kramer, Campbell Brown et al. Join Dustin Lance Black's '8' Reading on Broadway, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Academy, Tony and four-time Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban; acclaimed 'White Collar' television star Matt Bomer; Emmy Award-winning journalist Campbell Brown; celebrated playwright and gay rights activist Larry Kramer; two-time Academy Award-nominated, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning, two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow; Tony Award nominee and Broadway Impact Co-Founder Rory O'Malley; and Emmy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Whitford will appear in the world premiere of '8' on Broadway, joining the previously announced Anthony Edwards, Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Lahti, Rob Reiner, Yeardley Smith and Marisa Tomei. The production is an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which eliminated the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California. (more...)

John Lithgow, Larry Kramer, Campbell Brown et al. Join Dustin Lance Black's '8' Reading on Broadway, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2011

Academy, Tony and four-time Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban; acclaimed 'White Collar' television star Matt Bomer; Emmy Award-winning journalist Campbell Brown; celebrated playwright and gay rights activist Larry Kramer; two-time Academy Award-nominated, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning, two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow; Tony Award nominee and Broadway Impact Co-Founder Rory O'Malley; and Emmy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Whitford will appear in the world premiere of '8' on Broadway, joining the previously announced Anthony Edwards, Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Lahti, Rob Reiner, Yeardley Smith and Marisa Tomei. The production is an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which eliminated the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California. (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Interview: Robert Cuccioli At Feinstein's
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 28, 2011

Though most well-known to Broadway babies for his starring role in the original Broadway production of Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse's JEKYLL & HYDE, over the last few decades Robert Cuccioli has carved out quite a career for himself as a performer of considerable range, as his resume amply evidences: from LES MISERABLES and CAMELOT in the 80s and early 90s, to Maury Yeston's PHANTOM and the original Off-Broadway production of the Susan Stroman-directed Kander & Ebb revue AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND, as well as Woody Allen's CELEBRITY starring Kenneth Branagh, to JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS as well as a string of Shakespeare roles in the 00s, all the way up to today and his participation in three brand new original musicals - in between rehearsing Iago for an upcoming production of OTHELLO, of course - including: Bruce Hornsby's SCKBSTD, CUTMAN: THE BOXING MUSICAL, and his own solo show, A STANDARD LOVE. Discussing many aspects of these enterprises and much more - and even a comment or two on LONE STAR LOVE and the Quaids' shenanigans - Cuccioli also shares all about his upcoming appearance at Feinstein's in BROADWAY LIVE! and what we can expect from him on Monday night, as well as in the future, near and far - with his long-awaited solo album of romantic standards included! (more...)

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