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BWW Interviews: John Frederick - Reno Renaissance ManBWW Interviews: John Frederick - Reno Renaissance Man
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Oct 24, 2014

It's really interesting to me in any kind of Shakespeare how people speak in definites, when there's no way to know them. This one seems to be one that actors hold very near and dear to their hearts. Some people are into the superstition and it's bad luck to say the title, but to me, it's just a frickin' word. It's funny to me. (more...)

Topher Grace to Portray Has-Been Broadway Star in New Musical Film ONE SHOTTopher Grace to Portray Has-Been Broadway Star in New Musical Film ONE SHOT
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Topher Grace is set to star in and executive produce a new low budget musical film titled ONE SHOT. (more...)

The CSO to Present DANNY ELFMAN'S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON, 11/15The CSO to Present DANNY ELFMAN'S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton explores the collaborative relationship between music and storytelling, and the process and importance that this has in filmmaking. Composer Danny Elfman and visionary Hollywood filmmaker Tim Burton have created a unique concert experience, blending music and visuals to celebrate the nearly three decades long partnership of two of Hollywood's top creators. Conducted by Jason Hiester, this live concert features Danny Elfman's famous film scores brought to life on stage by the Columbus Symphony, enhanced by visuals on the big screen of Tim Burton's original film sketches, drawings, and storyboards. Please note: Danny Elfman and Tim Burton will NOT be present at the concert. (more...)

Sam Raimi to Direct Film Based on New Novel by SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Author, Matthew QuickSam Raimi to Direct Film Based on New Novel by SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Author, Matthew Quick
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

According to reports, Sam Raimi is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Matthew Quick's upcoming novel 'Love May Fail', a novel by Silver Linings Playbook author Matthew Quick. (more...)

Geva's 42nd Season to Continue with GOOD PEOPLE, Begin. 10/21Geva's 42nd Season to Continue with GOOD PEOPLE, Begin. 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Geva Theatre Center presents Good People - the Broadway comedy-drama about culture, class and luck by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Mark Cuddy. Good People begins performances October 21, opens October 25 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through November 16. (more...)

Starvox Entertainment's EVIL DEAD Returning to Toronto, 10/31-11/9Starvox Entertainment's EVIL DEAD Returning to Toronto, 10/31-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Just in time for Halloween, jooooin us for Evil Dead - The Musical as part of its first-ever North American tour. Toronto deadites can celebrate the season with lots of laugh and lots of blood, as Starvox Entertainment brings the killer musical back to the Randolph Theatre (736 Bathurst St.) for a strictly limited engagement, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 9. (more...)

BWW Reviews: EVIL DEAD -THE MUSICAL Blasts Austin with the BoomstickBWW Reviews: EVIL DEAD -THE MUSICAL Blasts Austin with the Boomstick
by Michelle Hache - Sep 23, 2014

I was absolutely blown away with just how much I loved this show...and it wasn't just because of the memorable one-liners that the audience all waited for with baited breath. In this comedic take on the 1980s horror franchise, characters and demons sing and dance to catchy songs written specifically for the musical. And, as in the films, Ash is there to dish out his various one-liners and fight the never-ending demons. This was seriously one of the best nights of theatre I've experienced in Austin. (more...)

FX Signs Production Deal with FARGO Producer John CameronFX Signs Production Deal with FARGO Producer John Cameron
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

FXP (FX Productions) has closed an overall production deal with Fargo Producer John Cameron, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. In addition to his deal with FXP, Cameron is joining forces with Fargo Executive Producer/Showrunner Noah Hawley to become a partner in Hawley's production company 26 Keys. (more...)

Watch the Cast of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Take the Ice Bucket Challenge - With Blood!Watch the Cast of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Take the Ice Bucket Challenge - With Blood!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, the social media craze that has been raising awareness - and millions of dollars - for ALS research, has been making its way through shows up and down the Las Vegas Strip. EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL was recently challenge by the cast of the Australian Bee Gees Show to take the challenge, and they did so - not once, but three times. Each time they nominated a different group or person. (more...)

Cast of EVIL DEAD Ivades JABBAWOCKEEZCast of EVIL DEAD Ivades JABBAWOCKEEZ
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The stars of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL at V Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino were excited to be invited to JABBAWOCKEEZ, the hit dance show that performs at the Luxor Hotel & Casino, this past Monday. (more...)

Alfred Molina, Winona Ryder & John Bernthal Board HBO's Upcoming Miniseries SHOW ME A HEROAlfred Molina, Winona Ryder & John Bernthal Board HBO's Upcoming Miniseries SHOW ME A HERO
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

According to Deadline, HBO has added Winona Ryder, Alfred Molina, and John Bernthal to its six-hour miniseries SHOW ME A HERO, based on the book by Lisa Belkin. Ther project, which comes from THE WIRE's David Simon, has already enlisted Oscar Isaac and Catherine Keener. (more...)

Tickets to EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL at Long Center Now On SaleTickets to EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL at Long Center Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Chainsaws (and horror fans!) will be buzzing in Austin this September as Evil Dead: The Musical makes its bloody way into town. The show runs September 16-21 at the Long Center. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $19. Highly coveted "Splatter Zone" seats are already going fast! (more...)

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Cast to Appear at SPCA's 'Out of the Gutters' Celebrity Bowling Tournament, 8/10EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Cast to Appear at SPCA's 'Out of the Gutters' Celebrity Bowling Tournament, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL will be at the NSPCA 'Out of the Gutters' Celebrity Bowling Tournament on 8/10, taking pics with fans, giving away tickets, entertaining the masses, and competing to prove who is the true kings of the gutters. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES Star Maisie Williams in Talks to Star in Film Adaptation of THE LAST OF USGAME OF THRONES Star Maisie Williams in Talks to Star in Film Adaptation of THE LAST OF US
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

According to published reports, at today's Comic-Con, Screen Gems welcomed Sam Raimi and Neil Druckman, creator of Naughty Dog's hit horror video game THE LAST OF US, to a panel to discuss the upcoming film adaptation. (more...)

OF MICE & MEN Star James Franco to Guest on LIVE, 7/29OF MICE & MEN Star James Franco to Guest on LIVE, 7/29
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

This Tuesday, July 29, 2014 on “LIVE with Kelly and Michael,” hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan chat with one of Broadway's hottest stars, James Franco. The Golden Globe-winning actor will join Ripa and Strahan to discuss his upcoming film, “Child of God,” which he also directed. (more...)

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Gives Fans the Chance to Make CD a RealityEVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Gives Fans the Chance to Make CD a Reality
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Evil Dead the Musical has been celebrating its two year milestone at Planet Hollywood's V Theater with special performances, discounts on tickets, and the announcement of the show's upcoming live CD. (more...)

EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL to Return to City Theatre, 10/1-25EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL to Return to City Theatre, 10/1-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

The hilariously, bloody tradition continues this fall as Evil Dead: The Musical celebrates its fifth season performing at the City Theatre; presented by The Ringwald and Olympia Entertainment and locally sponsored by Genisys Credit Union. A pack of new local cast members will rise to bring the familiar tale to life with a four week engagement starting Wednesday, October 1 through Saturday, October 25 at the City Theatre. (more...)

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL to Celebrate Second Year in Las Vegas on 6/20EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL to Celebrate Second Year in Las Vegas on 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

On June 20th, Las Vegas' hit production Evil Dead the Musical is celebrating its two year milestone at Planet Hollywood's V Theater. To celebrate the anniversary, director Sirc Michaels and the cast of Evil Dead the Musical are inviting fans out for an outrageous weekend filled with activities, events, laughter, and blood. (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award RecipientsCate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry – women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

Michael O'Keefe & More Set to Guest Star on New Season of ROYAL PAINS Premiering TodayMichael O'Keefe & More Set to Guest Star on New Season of ROYAL PAINS Premiering Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Michael O'Keefe ('Michael Clayton'), and actors Nick Gehlfuss ('Shameless'), Spencer Grammar ('Ironside'), Tyler Labine ('Rise of the Planet of the Apes'), Leonardo Nam ('Betas') and Brandon Quinn ('Army Wives'), will guest star in the sixth season of ROYAL PAINS (more...)

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