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Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Album Release ConcertPhoto Flash: Broadway Celebrates POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Album Release Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

On September 16th, 2016 Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of the award winning new hit Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Written by Douglas Lyons, Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky, Polkadots is a new musical inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine. The album's release was celebrated in a concert presentation at The Lindeman (508 w42) on Monday Oct 24th, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In the Studio for POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL AlbumSTAGE TUBE: In the Studio for POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Album
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2016

On September 16th, 2016 Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of the award winning new hit Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Written by Douglas Lyons, Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky, Polkadots is a new musical inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine. The album's release will be celebrated in a concert presentation on Monday October 24th at The Cutting Room, and BroadwayWorld has a look behind the scenes with the cast in the studio! (more...)

OSTC's Family Fun Fest Opens with Rhode Island Premiere of POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICALOSTC's Family Fun Fest Opens with Rhode Island Premiere of POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Ocean State Theatre Company is thrilled to open the 2016-17 Family Fun Fest with the Rhode Island Premiere of the award-winning new musical, Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical for one performance only on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 11:00 am.  (more...)

HAMILTON, SPONGEBOB, and GLEE Stars to Sing at POLKADOTS Musical Album Release 10/24HAMILTON, SPONGEBOB, and GLEE Stars to Sing at POLKADOTS Musical Album Release 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

On September 16th, 2016 Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of the award winning new hit Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Written by Douglas Lyons, Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky, Polkadots is a new musical inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine. (more...)

Shanice Williams, Alex Newell, Lilli Cooper and More Featured on POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Recording, Out TodayShanice Williams, Alex Newell, Lilli Cooper and More Featured on POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Recording, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Masterworks Broadway celebrates the release of the World Premiere Recording of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical available today, September 16, 2016. (more...)

Shanice Williams, Alex Newell, Lilli Cooper and More Featured on POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL RecordingShanice Williams, Alex Newell, Lilli Cooper and More Featured on POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL Recording
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Masterworks Broadway announces the release of the World Premiere Recording of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical available September 16, 2016. (more...)

The National Civil Rights Museum Announces 25th Freedom AwardThe National Civil Rights Museum Announces 25th Freedom Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Today, the National Civil Rights Museum announced recipients of The Freedom Award, the museum's signature event that honors outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to civil and human rights. This year's honorees are Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney; Tawakkol Karman, Yemeni human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; The Honorable Damon Jerome Keith, longest serving judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court; Soledad O'Brien, journalist and executive producer; and Bryan Stevenson, attorney and social justice activist. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre Announces 2015 Ruby Prize Winner Dawn Renee JonesSouthern Rep Theatre Announces 2015 Ruby Prize Winner Dawn Renee Jones
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Southern Rep Theatre is pleased to announce Dawn Renee Jones as the winner for the 2015 Ruby Prize for her play, A HEAP SEE. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW Week of 1/18 on ABC - Friday, January 15, 2016Scoop: THE VIEW Week of 1/18 on ABC - Friday, January 15, 2016
by - Jan 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW Week of 1/18, airing on ABC on Friday, January 15, 2016! (more...)

Robin Thicke, Common and Nile Rodgers to Perform at the Legacy of Hope Foundation Concert To Support the Building of the Nelson Mandela Children's HospitalRobin Thicke, Common and Nile Rodgers to Perform at the Legacy of Hope Foundation Concert To Support the Building of the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

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American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity Announces Recipients for its Annual AwardsAmerican Association for Access, Equity and Diversity Announces Recipients for its Annual Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

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Southern Rep Theatre Announces 29th Mainstage & Lagniappe SeasonSouthern Rep Theatre Announces 29th Mainstage & Lagniappe Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Southern Rep Theatre announces its 2015-2016 Mainstage Season (September 2015 - June 2016). (more...)

U2 Shows Support for Legacy of Hope Foundation U2 Shows Support for Legacy of Hope Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Legendary rock band U2 has thrown its support behind the Legacy of Hope Foundation, a nonprofit organization aiding to bring one of Nelson Mandela's final wishes to fruition (more...)

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces January 2015 HighlightsOWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces January 2015 Highlights
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK announces JANUARY 2015 highlights: (more...)

OWN to Honor Civil Rights Legends This JanuaryOWN to Honor Civil Rights Legends This January
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a month-long celebration in January honoring civil rights legends who paved the way as we approach the 50th anniversary of the historic Selma to Montgomery marches led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that changed the trajectory of America forever. (more...)

UUA Bookstore Presents ANNE FRANK AND THE REMEMBERING TREEUUA Bookstore Presents ANNE FRANK AND THE REMEMBERING TREE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Bestselling children's author Sandy Eisenberg Sasso tells the story of Anne Frank and her sister Margot and their time in hiding from Nazis in the Secret Annex. By narrating the story from the perspective of the tree outside the Annex window, Sasso offers an age-appropriate way to open a conversation with even young children about hate and persecution. 'Nature gently conveys how life continues despite loss. I wanted little ones to find hope in the possibilities of new beginnings without being afraid,' Sasso, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, explains. (more...)

Southern Rep Now Accepting Submissions for 2015 Ruby PrizeSouthern Rep Now Accepting Submissions for 2015 Ruby Prize
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Southern Rep has announced that it will accept submissions for The Ruby Prize, effective immediately. The $10,000 annual award is named in honor of Ruby Bridges, who showed incredible perseverance in the face of formidable obstacles. The Ruby Prize seeks to support women playwrights of color whose work expands the reach of American theatre in the face of formidable obstacles. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre to Host Third WORK HARD PLAY HARD, 6/23Southern Rep Theatre to Host Third WORK HARD PLAY HARD, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Southern Rep has announced that it will host its annual WORK HARD PLAY HARD from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm June 23rd, 2014 at Il Posto (4607 Dryades Street). WORK HARD PLAY HARD will feature live music, an all-you-can-eat buffet, an open bar, and a silent auction/raffle of donated items and services from local artists and businesses, with all proceeds benefitting the job creation, professional development and artistic empowerment efforts that are part of Southern Rep's 'New Play Development' mission: 6x6, and 3x3: THE ONE ACTS. Tickets are $10 at the door. (more...)

Anita Hill, Swoon, Brooklyn Symphony, RUBY BRIDGES & More Set for the Brooklyn Museum, June 2014Anita Hill, Swoon, Brooklyn Symphony, RUBY BRIDGES & More Set for the Brooklyn Museum, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in June. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

Southern Rep Extends THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Through 4/13Southern Rep Extends THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Through 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

In response to overwhelming public demand and positive critical reception, Southern Rep is extending the run for its current production, Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA at The Art Klub on 527 Elysian Fields Avenue, through April 13, 2014. Originally slated to close April 6, the extension will add an additional four performances to THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA's schedule. The show times for the new performances are Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 pm, and a Sunday Matinee at 2:00 pm. (more...)

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