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Bed-Stuy Restoration Launches Restoration Art & Unveils Newly Renovated Billie Holiday TheatreBed-Stuy Restoration Launches Restoration Art & Unveils Newly Renovated Billie Holiday Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Forged in the kiln of the civil rights movement and birthed in the midst of urban decay, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration), founded in 1967, celebrates its 50th anniversary in Central Brooklyn, home to the largest Black community in the United States. With a deepened and renewed commitment to supporting revolutionary art makers and protecting sustainable art spaces, Restoration launches the dynamic 21st century creative complex: RestorationArt.   (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue CompetitionTrue Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President; Paul Libin, Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel, Senior Vice President) are proud to announce the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

Photo Flash:  Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of A TIME TO KILLPhoto Flash: Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of A TIME TO KILL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Vintage Theatre presents "A Time to Kill" April 7 through May 21. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays and Monday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at the Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. No Performance on Sunday, April 16. Tickets are $24 - $30 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830. (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson and More to Golf for Kenny Leon's True Colors TheatreSamuel L. Jackson and More to Golf for Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Kenny Leon, Artistic Director of True Colors Theatre Company, will host a group of celebrity guests from the entertainment, sports, and media worlds for a two-day event of entertainment and golf to raise funds for the theatre company's education programs including the National August Wilson Monologue Competition for high school students. (more...)

Local Actress Nike Imoru Recounts A Life In ODELocal Actress Nike Imoru Recounts A Life In ODE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Dance, music, and story telling combine in Seattle's newest piece of dance-theatre, Ode, a life story of sorts recounted through art from acclaimed local actress Nike Imoru. (more...)

JUICE Debuts on Blu-ray This June With All New Interviews and FeaturesJUICE Debuts on Blu-ray This June With All New Interviews and Features
by Movies News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

A powerful morality tale steeped in 90s urban culture, JUICE marked thefeature directorial debut of Spike Lee's acclaimed cinematographer Ernest R. Dickerson and the first starring roles for Omar Epps and an electrifying Tupac Shakur. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Stage JOSH: THE BLACK BABE RUTHTheater for the New City to Stage JOSH: THE BLACK BABE RUTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting 'Josh: The Black Babe Ruth,' a critically acclaimed play by Michael A. Jones about one of the greatest players in the Negro Leagues. (more...)

Kato and Sigala Unveil Official Video For 'Show You Love' ft. Hailee SteinfeldKato and Sigala Unveil Official Video For 'Show You Love' ft. Hailee Steinfeld
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Platinum-selling Danish DJ/producer Kato and British chart-topper Sigala have unveiled the music video for their latest single, 'Show You Love' ft. Hailee Steinfeld. (more...)

Review Roundup: Vin Diesel Stars in Action Thriller xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGEReview Roundup: Vin Diesel Stars in Action Thriller xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE x-plodes on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 16, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Let's see what the critics have to say! (more...)

xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE 'x-plodes' On DVD This May - Watch Official TrailerxXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE 'x-plodes' On DVD This May - Watch Official Trailer
by Movies News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE x-plodes on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 16, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. X-cited fans can be the first to get it two weeks early on Digital HD May 2. (more...)

Scoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 3/31 - 4/14 on CBSScoop: LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 3/31 - 4/14 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Mar 31, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN 3/31 - 4/14, airing on CBS (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Presents Kenny Leon with Mr. Abbott AwardPhoto Coverage: Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Presents Kenny Leon with Mr. Abbott Award
by Walter McBride - Mar 30, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City earlier this week. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from inside the ceremony below! (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 3/30 - 4/6 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 3/30 - 4/6 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Mar 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 3/30 - 4/6, airing on NBC (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny LeonPhoto Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

 Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of A TIME TO KILL Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of A TIME TO KILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Vintage Theatre presents "A Time to Kill" April 7 through May 21. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays and Monday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at the Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. No Performance on Sunday, April 16.Tickets are $24 - $30 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): A TIME TO KILL's James David WestFRIDAY 5 (+1): A TIME TO KILL's James David West
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 24, 2017

Actor James David West, who takes on the role of the Southern lawyer at the center of the play, took time from his hectic tech week schedule to answer our Friday 5 (+1) questions to give us an idea why booking reservations to see the show should be something to do right this minute - or at least after reading this interview. Get to it! (more...)

xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE Debuts on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray/DVD &  Digital HD This MayxXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE Debuts on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray/DVD & Digital HD This May
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 21, 2017

Hailed as “a crazy, stunt-filled action spectacular” (Scott Mendelson, Forbes) and “a shot of pure adrenaline” (Joey Nolfi, Entertainment Weekly), xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE x-plodes on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 16, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. (more...)

A TIME TO KILL Opens at Murfreesboro's CFTA for 3/24-4/2 RunA TIME TO KILL Opens at Murfreesboro's CFTA for 3/24-4/2 Run
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 20, 2017

Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts presents the regional premiere of A Time to Kill, based on the bestselling novel by John Grisham and the 1996 film starring Matthew McConaughey and Samuel L. Jackson, opening Friday night, March 24 and running through April 2. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Christopher Jackson, Will Chase, and Adrienne Warren to Perform with The New York PopsJessie Mueller, Christopher Jackson, Will Chase, and Adrienne Warren to Perform with The New York Pops
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On April 21, 2017 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, by bringing to life the soundtrack of a generation, including songs by James Taylor, Carole King, and more. (more...)

Method Man, Hailey Baldwin to Host TBS's DROP THE MIC, Launching 5/2Method Man, Hailey Baldwin to Host TBS's DROP THE MIC, Launching 5/2
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Music icon Method Man and supermodel Hailey Baldwin are ready to pick up the mic as the hosts of TBS's DROP THE MIC, the new comedic music series from executive producers James Corden, Ben Winston and Jensen Karp. (more...)

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