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Sean Penn News

Date of Birth: August 17, 1960 (56)
Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA
Gender: Male
AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

MOVIES THAT MATTER Film Series Concludes with 'Dead Man Walking'MOVIES THAT MATTER Film Series Concludes with 'Dead Man Walking'
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Movies that Matter with Hal Conklin Film Series comes to a close this year with a screening of the 1995 film, Dead Man Walking, on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:00pm. Following the series' theme of teaching audiences about forgiveness, loving others, and loving ourselves while providing a renewed enthusiasm for living life with compassion and grace, Dead Man Walking tells the remarkable story of a prisoner on death row who learns to accept God's love and  come out of hiding. (more...)

Bang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and MoreBang on a Can to Celebrate Summer at Lincoln Center Festival, MASS MoCA and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Bang on a Can celebrates summer 2017, and continues its 30th anniversary landmark season, by showcasing the breadth of its adventurous curatorial vision with concerts June-September at three visual art institutions -The Noguchi Museum and the Jewish Museum in New York City, and the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA - plus a performance by the Bang on a Can All-Stars at the Lincoln Center Festival. (more...)

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes Star In VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal HaymarketNatalie Dormer and David Oakes Star In VENUS IN FUR at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

TRH Productions will present Natalie Dormer and David Oakes in the West End premiere of David Ives' hit Broadway play Venus in Fur this autumn for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. This critically-acclaimed two-hander will run from 6 October to 9 December with opening night for press on 17 October. (more...)

The Crooked Jades Reunite at St. Cyprian'sThe Crooked Jades Reunite at St. Cyprian's
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Joining founders Jeff Kazor and Lisa Berman and long-time member Erik Pearson  (composer of the Crooked Jades tune featured by Sean Penn in his 2007 film "Into The Wild") will be important former members of what some now call the Crooked Jades collective. (more...)

FRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand PlaywrightsFRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Over three consecutive Sunday afternoons, and accompanied by mulled wine which will be available for purchase, three brand new plays will be presented as 'works-in-progress'. Following each performance, audiences will be invited to provide feedback and engage in discussion about the work. (more...)

Audible Releases Alien: River of PainAudible Releases Alien: River of Pain
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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FrontRow Paves the Way for Increased School Safety with Latest Smart Microphone Emergency-Readiness FeaturesFrontRow Paves the Way for Increased School Safety with Latest Smart Microphone Emergency-Readiness Features
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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HURLYBURLY Approaches Opening at Q44HURLYBURLY Approaches Opening at Q44
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Set against a back-drop of an LA apartment, 80's cocaine culture, cruelty and deceit, four Hollywood players try desperately to find meaning and connection. (more...)

US Summer Tour Dates Announced for 'Hans Zimmer Live On Tour 2017' InboxUS Summer Tour Dates Announced for 'Hans Zimmer Live On Tour 2017' Inbox
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer announced today the summer leg of his US concert experience 'Hans Zimmer Live on Tour 2017. (more...)

Comedy, Drama and All That Jazz: The Court Announces The Meridian Energy 2017/18 SeasonComedy, Drama and All That Jazz: The Court Announces The Meridian Energy 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Court Theatre has announced its new season for 2017-2018. (more...)

Joe Cassidy and Constantine Maroulis to Lead Gopnik & Shire's New Musical 'THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOM' at Long Wharf TheatreJoe Cassidy and Constantine Maroulis to Lead Gopnik & Shire's New Musical 'THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOM' at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the world premiere of The Most Beautiful Room in New York, a new musical with book and lyrics by Adam Gopnik and music by David Shire, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry DayBring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Tony Award Winning Avenue Q proudly announces its participation and observation in celebrating WORLD PUPPETRY DAY with special promo ticket offer. (more...)

Family and Furniture! Meet the Full Cast of THE PRICE, Opening Tonight on BroadwayFamily and Furniture! Meet the Full Cast of THE PRICE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney, opening officially tonight, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to meet the company and watch interviews with the quartet in rehearsal! (more...)

Oscar''-Winning Director Danny Boyle, Location Professionals Lori Balton and Stuart Raven Barter to Receive Honorary Awards at the 2017 Location Managers Guild InternatioOscar''-Winning Director Danny Boyle, Location Professionals Lori Balton and Stuart Raven Barter to Receive Honorary Awards at the 2017 Location Managers Guild Internatio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

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Location Managers Guild Awards to Honor Danny Boyle & More; Nominations AnnouncedLocation Managers Guild Awards to Honor Danny Boyle & More; Nominations Announced
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Honorees for the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards (LMGI) were announced today by LMGI President Eric Klosterman. (more...)

BWW Preview: DEAD MAN WALKING at Lyric OperaBWW Preview: DEAD MAN WALKING at Lyric Opera
by Alan Portner - Mar 9, 2017

The story or Sister Helen and a convicted double murderer at Kauffman Center (more...)

Review Roundup: WNO's DEAD MAN WALKINGReview Roundup: WNO's DEAD MAN WALKING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Washington National Opera opened Dead Man Walking on February 25, which continues throughMarch 11, 2017 in the Opera House. It is based on Sister Helen Prejean's acclaimed 1993 memoir, which tells of her time working with death row inmates at Louisiana State Penitentiary and of a particular relationship she developed with one of the inmates. The opera explores the human conflicts posed by society's demands for vengeance and the Christian imperative for forgiveness and love. The lyrical score by composer Jake Heggie (WNO's Moby-Dick, 2014) is widely regarded as a modern classic, while Terrence McNally's balanced libretto has been called one of the most perfect librettos of an American opera ever written. (more...)

Stephen Fry Narrates Sherlock Holmes for AudibleStephen Fry Narrates Sherlock Holmes for Audible
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Audible Studios, a production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of Stephen Fry's indelible performance of Sherlock Holmes, an essential collection of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novels and stories featuring the iconic detective. 130 years after the first-ever Sherlock Holmes story, A Study In Scarlett, was published by Ward Lock & Co. in 1887, the magic and mystery of Holmes' investigations are now available for download in Fry's unmistakable voice at audible.com/sherlockholmes. (more...)

Kelsey Grammer Performs RISE AND SHINE for AudibleKelsey Grammer Performs RISE AND SHINE for Audible
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Audible Studios, a production arm of Audible.com, today announced the release of Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Kelsey Grammer's moving interpretation of Rise and Shine, a remarkable true story that chronicles author Simon Lewis's miraculous journey from tragedy to triumph. This production is now available for download at audible.com/riseandshine. (more...)

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