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Spike Lee & Eminem to Team Up on 'Headlights' Video
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Over the weekend, Eminem revealed to fans on Instagram that his next music video will be a partnership with legendary filmmaker Spike Lee. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside A RAISIN IN THE SUN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Apr 04, 2014

The stars gathered last night to celebrate the opening night of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street); the same theatre where the original production of A Raisin in the Sun opened 55 years ago. BroadwayWorld brings you complete photo coverage from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

BILLY IN MOTION Wins Best Sports Film at Canada International Film Festival 2014
by Movies News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Filmmaker Maury Shessel has received the award for Best Sports Film at the Canada International Film Festival 2014 for his comedic take on track and field runners in Billy in Motion. (more...)

Cedric The Entertainer to Host 4th Annual CRITICS' CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS on The CW, 6/19
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The CW today announced that actor, comedian and producer Cedric 'The Entertainer' will host the live broadcast of the FOURTH ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS on Thursday, June 19 (8:00-10:00pm ET). The June 19 broadcast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel will mark the first time the CCTAs will be broadcast live on network television. (more...)

Gersh to Represent Writer Budd Schulberg's Estate as Centennial of His Birth Approaches
by Movies News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

On the centennial anniversary of the legendary Academy Award winner Budd Schulberg's birth, Gersh announced today that they have signed a deal with his widow Betsy Schulberg to represent the estate of the late author and screenwriter. Though Schulberg died in 2009 at the noble age of 95, the impact of his writings and the legacy of his works are as alive today as ever during his lifetime. Gersh and Betsy Schulberg will work together to shepherd the multiple adaptations and revivals currently in preparation. (more...)

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's CABARET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe-winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21. Cabaret officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This is a 24-week limited engagement. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch a TV spot for the production below! (more...)

Richard Maltby, Jr. to Direct Star-Studded Cast for DTC's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', 4/2-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Delaware Theatre Company will close its 35th season with the 35th anniversary of the hit musical AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz. Delaware Theatre Company's production will be directed by original Broadway director and co-creator Richard Maltby, Jr. and feature his own handpicked cast alongside the original designs from the 1978 Tony Award-winning production. (more...)

Camille A. Brown & Dancers Launch Northeast Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Camille A. Brown & Dancers, recognized for its visceral movement and unflinching approach to comedic and controversial themes, will embark on a 3-city Northeast tour, starting this weekend. The company is to visit Boston, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia in March and April to perform Camille A. Brown's acclaimed 2013 Mr. TOL E. RAncE, as well as other repertory favorites. The company will be presented by World Music/CRASHarts at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston on March 14-15, The Atlas in Washington D.C. onApril 5-6, and Painted Bride Arts Center in Philadelphia on April 11-12. D.C and Philadelphia performances will feature the full version of Mr. TOL E. RAncE and also includes live piano accompaniment by Scott Patterson, playing an original eclectic score-composed by Patterson, Brandon McCune, Jonathan Melville Pratt and Kurt 'KC' Clayton. (more...)

VIDEO: Tyler Perry Talks Oprah, New Series & More on THE TALK
by - Mar 14, 2014

Tyler Perry stopped by THE TALK on CBS and discussed his successful partnership with Oprah, his hit show on OWN, "The Haves and the Have Nots" and making amends with Spike Lee. (more...)

Urban Comedy BLACK COFFEE Available on DVD 4/8
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

One Village Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, brings you Black Coffee on DVD and digital download April 8, 2014. (more...)

Waterwell Launches Film Division, Will Premiere DAY TEN at Tribeca
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Waterwell, one of the Village Voice's Best Arguments for Devised Theater and creators of Goodbar and #9, announces the official launching of its film division with the World Premier of the short film, Day Ten, at the 13th Annual Tribeca Film Festival. Day Ten, is written and directed by Arian Moayed and stars Omar Metwally. (more...)

Arian Moayed Short Film DAY TEN Set for Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Waterwell announces the official launching of its film division with the World Premier of the short film, Day Ten. (more...)

Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis to Perform Intimate Concert at Holland Center, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Omaha Performing Arts presents trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis at the 1200 CLUB inside the Holland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. The performance is part of Omaha Performing Arts' 1200 CLUB 13/14 Series. The performance takes place in the intimate Scott Recital Hall. Tickets start at $30 and are available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. (more...)

'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 07, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Christopher Plummer Storms The Cinema With THE TEMPEST
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 07, 2014

Today we are shining a spotlight on one of the most respected and revered stage and screen stars of the last several decades who is known the world over for not only his stirring and commanding dramatic performances and touching and rib-tickling comedies on film, but also for his iconic roles on the stage playing Shakespeare, performing in straight drama and also musicals - and, perhaps, beloved most of all for his essaying of Captain Von Trapp in the celebrated Robert Wise film adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning THE SOUND OF MUSIC - the elegant, graceful and eminently gifted Christopher Plummer. (more...)

VENUS IN FUR Among Films Set for 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight, Midnight, and Special Screenings sections, as well as the selections for the Storyscapes program. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth to Present RODNEY KING, STUPID F##KING BIRD this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has announced two shows this summer: the critically acclaimed solo performance Rodney King by Roger Guenveur Smith; and the return of audience favorite Stupid F##king Bird by Aaron Posner, which premiered in Woolly's 2012-13 Season. (more...)

Moscow 57 Restaurant Honors the African American Experience by Celebrating the Documentary, "Black Russians: The Red Experience"
by BWW News Desk - Mar 02, 2014

Morgan Freeman said, "I don't want a Black history month. Black history is American history." Moscow 57, the new Russian Central Asian restaurant at 168½ Delancey Street in Manhattan, agrees and is honoring the African-American experience in Russia and the former Soviet Union by celebrating two unique and little-known chapters of Black history in the 20th Century. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB and NEBRASKA Top 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards; Winners Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top honors to 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club and Nebraska at this afternoon's 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Blue Jasmine, Fruitvale Station, Blue is the Warmest Color, Short Term 12, This is Martin Bonner and 20 Feet From Stardom also received awards at the ceremony, which is held in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica. (more...)

Savion Glover to Bring STEPZ to Gallo Center, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Tony Award-winning dancer, choreographer and producer Savion Glover, 'possibly the best tap dancer that ever lived' according to tap legend Gregory Hines, will appear at the Gallo Center for the Arts for the first time on Saturday, March 15 with his show 'STePz.' (more...)

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