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Quentin Tarantino's PULP FICTION Finds a Home on Stage in Calgary
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Quentin Tarantino's Academy Award-winning film PULP FICTION is coming to the stage! Qulum Entertainment will present the stage version at the University Theatre in Calgary, Alberta. In a recent interview with the Calgary Sun, Producer Quintin Pomeroy revealed: 'The elements that made Pulp Fiction one of the top five American films of all time are elements that work just as well on stage especially Tarantino's dialogue. We saw what a huge success Scorpio Theatre had with its production this year of Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs and we felt Pulp Fiction was an even better candidate for a stage version.' (more...)

Craig Shoemaker to Perform at Comedy Works Landmark Village, 8/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Craig Shoemaker, referred to as the Lovemaster, is a stand-up comedian with two Emmys that has appeared on Broadway and was voted 'Best Male Standup' at the American Comedy Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Official Photos Revealed for Joss Whedon's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Check out the first official photos from Joss Whedon's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON including some behind-the-scenes shots. (more...)

Filming Begins on New 3D Action Adventure TARZAN, Starring Alexander Skarsgård
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' new Tarzan 3D action adventure (more...)

ABC Announces Return of STAND UP TO CANCER, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (more...)

Star-Studded STAND UP TO CANCER Broadcast Set for 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT / 7 pm CT. (more...)

New Screenings Set for NewFilmmakers NY Independence Day Series on Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

On July 2nd, NewFilmmakers NY screens its 2014 Spring Series with new programming. The NewFilmmakers NY Series screens at Anthology Film Archives on the Lower East Side at 32 Second Avenue & 2nd Street. (more...)

Universal Studios to Release Steven Spielberg Director's Collection on Blu-ray/DVD, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Eight memorable films from one of the most acclaimed directors in motion-picture history come together for the first time ever in the Steven Spielberg Director's Collection, available on Blu-rayand DVD on October 14, 2014 (more...)

Tony Winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad to Star in SAME TIME NEXT YEAR at Atlanta's True Colors Theatre, 7/8-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

True Colors Theatre will present SAME TIME NEXT YEAR, running July 8 - August 3, 2014 at the Southwest Arts Center. Written by Bernard Slade and directed by Chris Coleman, the production will star Tony winners Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad. (more...)

NewFilmmakers Announces Event Line-Up for July 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2014

NewFilmmakers is a unique Screening Series that gives new filmmakers the opportunity to screen their films in New York, Los Angeles, and Online. On Wednesday, July 2nd, NewFilmmakers begins its Summer Series and celebrates the upcoming 4th of July Holiday with the Black Panther Commemoration Committee New York. (more...)

Mark Ruffalo Says Marvel is 'Entertaining the Idea' of a Solo Hulk Film
by Movies News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Mark Ruffalo has confirmed to Digital Spy that Marvel is 'entertaining' a standalone Hulk film, in which he would star. Ruffalo took on the role originally in Joss Whedon's THE AVENGERS. He will also appear in the sequel to the film, due out next year. (more...)

VIDEO: Samuel Jackson Recites 'Ezekiel' Speech from Tarantino Classic PULP FICTION
by Movies News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Samuel Jackson recently stopped by BBC One's The Graham Norton Show and surprised the audience by reciting the 'Ezekiel 25:17' speech from the classic Quentin Tarantino film 'Pulp Fiction.' (more...)

Reggae Artist Shaggy Records Presents New Edition of Unique Audio Book
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

REGGAE ICON SHAGGY (best known for his hit singles 'Boombastic,' 'It Wasn't Me,' and 'Angel') records the audio-book version of the Jamaican patois 'translation' of the New York Times, Amazon.com, & Wall Street Journal #1 best seller and worldwide phenomenon, Go the F*** to Sleep. (more...)

Theatre503's A HANDFUL OF STARS and LAND OF OUR FATHERS to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios, Begin. June 25
by Jillian Gaier - Jun 09, 2014

Theatre503 has announced the West End transfers of two recent sell-out shows - the acclaimed revival of Billy Roche's A HANDFUL OF STARS and last year's hit LAND OF OUR FATHERS by Chris Urch - to the Trafalgar Studios. Both shows are directed by Artistic Director Paul Robinson and mark Theatre503's first West End return since their Olivier Award-winning production of The Mountaintop in 2009. (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson's 'Go the F**k to Sleep' Available as Free Audible Download for Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Audible is celebrating Father's Day, offering a FREE download of Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson's performance of the mock children's book, Go the F**k to Sleep Monday 6/9/14 through Father's Day, 6/15/14 at www.audible.com/sleep. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Party with the Stars Inside the 2014 Tony Awards Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 09, 2014

Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Hugh Jackman returned last night to host THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on the CBS Television Network. The event marked Jackman's fourth time hosting the Tonys. For a complete list of the night's winners, click here! The party continued long after the stars left Radio City Music Hall last night. BroadwayWorld was there for the annual Tony Awards Gala at the Plaza Hotel and you can go inside the night's biggest celebration below! (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson's Iconic Performance of Go the F**k to Sleep Now Available as a Free Audio Download at Audible
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

“At Audible, our efforts to propel literate listening into the mainstream have continuously emphasized the performance of artfully composed words as theater for the ears. To us, books can be the greatest scripts ever written,” said Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz. “Sam Jackson's phenomenally hilarious performance of this modern classic is the very embodiment of this philosophy—the perfect marriage of actor and material. Whether or not you've ever been a tired out, pushed-to-the-limit parent, if you haven't heard Sam read this story yet, you're in for a treat. And if you have, I promise it's just as funny the second time around.” (more...)

SOUND OFF: The 2014 Tony Awards - Diva History Is Made, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Is Found & HEDWIG Really Rocks
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 09, 2014

'Wolverine in tap shoes,' and far beyond, Hugh Jackman brought the bravado and belted with some dynamite divas as amiable emcee of the 2014 Tony Awards, while A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER was the big Best Musical winner of the evening. Plus, newly crowned Tony king Neil Patrick Harris got lucky in front of an audience of millions in full crazypants HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH drag, while Audra McDonald made history by winning her sixth statuette. And, Oz course, a WICKED 10th anniversary, too! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/7-6/8/2014
by - Jun 08, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 8, 2014 - Sunday, June 8, 2014. (more...)

Tonight's TONY AWARDS to Feature Stars, Shows and Sting!
by TV News Desk - Jun 08, 2014

Late in the week, Orlando Bloom, Barrett Foa, Jonathan Groff, T.I., LL COOL J, Samuel L. Jackson, Judith Light, Rosie O'Donnell and Patrick Wilson were added to the star-studded lineup on THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®, live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 8 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/ delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

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