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Photo Coverage: Curtain Calls and Stage Door Fun at the Rockin' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At T.U. StudiosPhoto Coverage: Curtain Calls and Stage Door Fun at the Rockin' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At T.U. Studios
by Lily Lim - Sep 16, 2016

This production of Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy is enhanced by a rock-and-roll score. Much Ado About Nothing is set in Messina, Sicily. Beatrice, niece of the local governor Leonato, and Benedick, a gentleman and friend of the powerful Prince of Aragon Don Pedro, are seeming adversaries, engaging in much verbal jousting and argument. The antagonistic remarks fool neither the men nor the women in Don Pedro's court; Beatrice and Benedick are obviously meant for each other, even if their love isn't instantly apparent. Their friends conspire to trick them into confessing their love for each other. (more...)

PRYOR TRUTH Pays Tribute to Comedian Richard PryorPRYOR TRUTH Pays Tribute to Comedian Richard Pryor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public TheaterLynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. (more...)

Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman & More to Honor Bill Murray at 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American HumorJimmy Kimmel, David Letterman & More to Honor Bill Murray at 19th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

A lineup of leading performers, including Dan Aykroyd, Aziz Ansari, Roy Blount Jr., Bill Hader, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, Brian Doyle Murray, Paul Shaffer, Sigourney Weaver, and others will salute Bill Murray at the 19th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 8 p.m. (more...)


by Movies News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

MOVIES! Network is remembering actor Gene Wilder with a special presentation of "The Producers" this Wednesday night at 8 PM ET. (more...)

First Look - Showtime Airs Award Winning Documentary WEINER, 10/22First Look - Showtime Airs Award Winning Documentary WEINER, 10/22
by TV News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

SHOWTIME will debut the world television premiere of the critically-acclaimed documentary WEINER on Saturday, October 22nd at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Showtime to Premiere Documentary GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN McAFEE, 9/24Showtime to Premiere Documentary GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN McAFEE, 9/24
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

SHOWTIME continues to expand its slate of bold documentaries under the Showtime Documentary Films banner with GRINGO: THE DANGEROUS LIFE OF JOHN McAFEE, a new feature-length film making its world television premiere on Saturday, September 24th (more...)

Sneak Peek: Sammy Hagar & More on Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?Sneak Peek: Sammy Hagar & More on Next OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

In this week's all-new episode of the popular series 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?,' celebrity updates include former Van Halen guitarist Sammy Hagar and Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton (more...)

THE COLLECTOR, 'LIFE IS FOR LIVING' and More Slated for 59E59 Theaters This FallTHE COLLECTOR, 'LIFE IS FOR LIVING' and More Slated for 59E59 Theaters This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2016. All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). (more...)

Showtime to Present World Television Premiere of Documentary ZERO DAYS, 11/19Showtime to Present World Television Premiere of Documentary ZERO DAYS, 11/19
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

On the heels of the Emmy®-nominated LISTEN TO ME MARLON, SHOWTIME adds another critically-acclaimed film to its Showtime Documentary Films roster. The world premiere of ZERO DAYS from prolific Oscar®-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney, is set to premiere on Saturday, November 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. T (more...)

Broken Social Scene Among Lineup for 3rd Annual Dream Serenade BenefitBroken Social Scene Among Lineup for 3rd Annual Dream Serenade Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Dream Serenade returns to Massey Hall for its 3rd edition on Saturday, October 22, 2016, creating another unforgettable night to support services for children with developmental disabilities and celebrate their caregivers. (more...)

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy CenterLucille Ball Comedy Festival Draws Attendees from 41 States to National Comedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

National Comedy Center, Inc., the cultural institution developing the first national visitor experience dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, drew attendance from 41 states to Jamestown for its 2016 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival this past weekend, August 4th - 7th. (more...)

Kevin Jonas & More Set for All-New Season of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, Premiering 8/13Kevin Jonas & More Set for All-New Season of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?, Premiering 8/13
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will premiere an all-new season of OPRAH: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Saturday, August 13 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, featuring celebrity updates with hip-hop legend Sir Mix-A-Lot, former teen heartthrob Kevin Jonas, and “I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden.  (more...)

Brooklyn's On Stage at Kingsborough Announces 2016 Performing Arts Season!Brooklyn's On Stage at Kingsborough Announces 2016 Performing Arts Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

On Stage at Kingsborough, a premier performing arts presenter located at Brooklyn's Kingsborough College is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 season, featuring world class artists from around the globe. On Stage at Kingsborough aims to bring top notch performing arts to South Brooklyn with an eclectic roster of artists spanning multiple genres including music, dance, theatre and family programming. (more...)

PRYOR TRUTH at FringeNYC this AugustPRYOR TRUTH at FringeNYC this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Khalil Muhammad, in association with The Collective-NY is proud to announce Pryor Truth as part of the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival-FringeNYC. Pryor Truth is a one man show written and performed by Khalil Muhammad. Directed by Marcus Naylor. Co-Developed and Executive Produced by Victoria Dicce. (more...)

LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Celebrates 25th AnniversaryLUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL Celebrates 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

National Comedy Center, Inc., the cultural institution developing the first national visitor experience dedicated entirely to the celebration of comedy, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 4th -7th, in Lucille Ball's hometown of Jamestown, NY. (more...)

Comedians Tracy Morgan and Carlos Mencia to Perform in King of PrussiaComedians Tracy Morgan and Carlos Mencia to Perform in King of Prussia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) kicks off their fall line-up with two of the biggest names in comedy, Tracy Morgan and Carlos Mencia. (more...)

Tracy Morgan & More Added to Luther Burbank Center for the Arts' 2016-17 LineupTracy Morgan & More Added to Luther Burbank Center for the Arts' 2016-17 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced the addition of three exciting new performances to its 2016-2017 lineup. (more...)

Sommore Returning to the Suncoast Showroom, 7/30-31Sommore Returning to the Suncoast Showroom, 7/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

?Sommore will bring her side-splitting comedy back to the Suncoast Showroom July 30 and 31.  (more...)

Kennedy Center to Present 19th Mark Twain Prize to Bill MurrayKennedy Center to Present 19th Mark Twain Prize to Bill Murray
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the 19th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Bill Murray on October 23, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall (more...)

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