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8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Held Tonight8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition Held Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters present the 8th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition tonight, May 2nd, at 7 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Honor Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles at 2016 GalaWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre to Honor Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles at 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will hold a Gala Benefit on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street) honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at NFT over the theatre's 46 year history. (more...)

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre 2016 Gala to Honor Novella Nelson & Melvin Van PeeblesWoodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre 2016 Gala to Honor Novella Nelson & Melvin Van Peebles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will hold a Gala Benefit on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 to 5:30 PM at Trump Place, 220 Riverside Boulevard (enter West 70th Street) honoring Novella Nelson and Melvin Van Peebles, two of many actors and directors who have worked at NFT over the theatre's 46 year history.  Mr. Van Peebles will be introduced by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons.  Ms. Nelson will be introduced by former Mayor David Dinkins. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Contra Costa Civic Theatre's THE MOUNTAINTOPPhoto Flash: First Look at Contra Costa Civic Theatre's THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) continues its 56th season with The Mountaintop, Katori Hall's daring reimagining of a seminal event in American history, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn. The Mountaintop plays from April 15 through May 8- performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm at the theatre. (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The European premiere of The New Group's critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, The Spoils, a razor-sharp new comedy written by and starring internationally acclaimed actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice), will transfer for a strictly limited season at London's Trafalgar Studios, from 27 May to 13 August, with press night on 2 June.  (more...)

8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition to be Held in May8th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition to be Held in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters have announced that the 8th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

THE ROYALS' Mark Schwahn Signs Overall Deal with Lionsgate & Universal Cable ProductionsTHE ROYALS' Mark Schwahn Signs Overall Deal with Lionsgate & Universal Cable Productions
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, and Universal Cable Productions announced today that they have signed an agreement with The Royalscreator Mark Schwahn to continue as executive producer, writer and director for the hit E! drama series. In addition, Schwahn has signed a new multi-year, first-look television deal to develop scripted programming to be co-produced by Lionsgate and Universal Cable Productions. (more...)

Telemundo to Air 3 TV Specials on Highly Anticipated LATIN MUSIC AWARDS' 'Billboard Duets'Telemundo to Air 3 TV Specials on Highly Anticipated LATIN MUSIC AWARDS' 'Billboard Duets'
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

TELEMUNDO announced three TV specials to offer viewers complete coverage of the prestigious Billboard Latin Music Awards “Billboard Duets”. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Present THE MOUNTAINTOP,4 4/15-5/8Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Present THE MOUNTAINTOP,4 4/15-5/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) continues its 56th season with The Mountaintop, Katori Hall's daring reimagining of a seminal event in American history, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn. The Mountaintop plays from April 15 through May 8- performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm at the theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Alexander Skarsgard Stars in THE LEGEND OF TARZANVIDEO: First Look - Alexander Skarsgard Stars in THE LEGEND OF TARZAN
by Movies News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Alexander Skarsgard stars in THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, hitting theaters July 1, 2016. Below, check out the second official trailer for the action adventure! (more...)

Entrepreneur Todd Wagner Launches The Charity Network, Unifying Top Digital Charitable Platforms To Provide Unparalleled Fundraising PossibilitiesEntrepreneur Todd Wagner Launches The Charity Network, Unifying Top Digital Charitable Platforms To Provide Unparalleled Fundraising Possibilities
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

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MTV Reveals 2016 MTV Movie Awards Nominations via Snapchat DiscoverMTV Reveals 2016 MTV Movie Awards Nominations via Snapchat Discover
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

MTV today revealed the nominees for the “2016 MTV Movie Awards,” setting the stage for the 25th anniversary of the ultimate celebration of blockbuster movies and the fans who love them. (more...)


by - Feb 26, 2016

Actors Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton tell "The View" co-hosts about their new film, based on a real life story, "Eddie the Eagle." (more...)

Docu-Series THE FASHION FUND Now Available on Amazon VideoDocu-Series THE FASHION FUND Now Available on Amazon Video
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Amazon today announced that THE FASHION FUND, an Amazon Unscripted Series, is now available for all Amazon customers in the U.S. (more...)

Woody Allen's Upcoming Untitled Film Acquired by Amazon StudiosWoody Allen's Upcoming Untitled Film Acquired by Amazon Studios
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

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THE MOUNTAINTOP to Run 2/24-27 at Roxy Regional TheatreTHE MOUNTAINTOP to Run 2/24-27 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

On the evening of April 3, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retired to his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis.  In this gripping re-imagination of events occurring in the hours before his assassination, playwright Katori Hall picks up with a fictional depiction of a mysterious stranger who arrives at the motel room with some surprising news, forcing Dr. King to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people. (more...)

BWW Review: CPH's Compelling THE MOUNTAINTOP Places Spotlight on Martin Luther King, Jr.BWW Review: CPH's Compelling THE MOUNTAINTOP Places Spotlight on Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Roy Berko - Feb 1, 2016

Katori Hall, who wrote the award winning play THE MOUNTAINTOP, which is in production at Cleveland Play House, in her script attempts to answer such questions as: What was Martin Luther King, Jr. like as a person? With all the death threats that King received, what was his last night alive like? What did he believe was going to be his ultimate role in the Black rights movement? (more...)

Elton John AIDS Foundation Presents Its 24th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party 'Wonderful Crazy Night' Sponsored By BVLGARI, M ' A ' C Cosmetics, And Neuro Drinks AElton John AIDS Foundation Presents Its 24th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party 'Wonderful Crazy Night' Sponsored By BVLGARI, M ' A ' C Cosmetics, And Neuro Drinks A
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

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THE HATEFUL EIGHT Soundtrack Nominated for Best Original ScoreTHE HATEFUL EIGHT Soundtrack Nominated for Best Original Score
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Having picked up the Golden Globe for Best Original Score on January 10th this year, Ennio Morricone's score for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight is now nominated at the 2016 Academy Awards for Best Original Score. (more...)

VIDEO: Samuel Jackson Finds Out He's In a Feud with Donald Trump on LATE NIGHTVIDEO: Samuel Jackson Finds Out He's In a Feud with Donald Trump on LATE NIGHT
by - Jan 6, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, HATEFUL EIGHT star Samuel L. Jackson spoke about the making of the film and revealed that he loves watching his movies. (more...)

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