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Tim Federle, Bess Wohl, Marc Bruni, Leigh Silverman and More Slated for NYMF PanelsTim Federle, Bess Wohl, Marc Bruni, Leigh Silverman and More Slated for NYMF Panels
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, has†announced that they have partnered with The ASCAP Foundation, The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), and SDC Foundation to curate three panel conversations with industry professionals, aimed at providing more insight into the musical development process. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/20/16- PASSING STRANGESTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/20/16- PASSING STRANGE
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2016

Today in 2008, Passing Strange closed at the Belasco Theatre, where it ran for 165 performances. Passing Strange is a rock musical about a young African American's artistic journey of self-discovery in Europe, drawing on heavy elements of existentialism, metafictional comedy, and the Kunstlerroman. The musical's lyrics and book are by Stew with music and orchestrations by Heidi Rodewald and Stew. It was created in collaboration with director Annie Dorsen. The musical was developed at the Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in 2004 and 2005, one of the only works there ever to be invited back for a second round of development. It had productions in Berkeley, California and Off-Broadway before opening on Broadway in 2008, garnering strong reviews and several awards. Spike Lee filmed the musical on Broadway as a documentary, premiering the film in 2009. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Company Celebrate New Chapter in HAMILTON HistoryPhoto Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Company Celebrate New Chapter in HAMILTON History
by Walter McBride - Jul 11, 2016

On Saturday night, a chapter in Broadway musical history came to a close as Lin-Manuel Miranda, 2016 Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr) andPhillipa Soo (Eliza Hamilton) all played their final performances in Hamilton. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Phillipa Soo Take Final Bows in HAMILTON!Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Phillipa Soo Take Final Bows in HAMILTON!
by Walter McBride - Jul 10, 2016

Just last†night, a chapter in Broadway musical history came to a close as Lin-Manuel Miranda, 2016 Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr) and Phillipa Soo†(Eliza Hamilton) all played their final performances in Hamilton. (more...)

Video: Watch HAMILTON's Special Curtain Call!Video: Watch HAMILTON's Special Curtain Call!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

To commemorate the departure of three of the show's leads, the production broadcast the curtain call on Facebook Live to more than 30,000 live viewers.†Featured in the curtain call? The WEST WING theme song.† (more...)

World Premiere of AND STILL YOU MUST SWING to Premiere at Jacob's Pillow Next WeekWorld Premiere of AND STILL YOU MUST SWING to Premiere at Jacob's Pillow Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents the world premiere engagement of And Still You Must Swing with three of the world's most celebrated tap dance luminariesóDormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Jason Samuels Smith, and Derick K. GrantóJuly††† 6-10 in the intimate Doris Duke Theatre. The program embraces masterful technique, musicality, and improvisation including a live onstage band and a star-studded cast with critically-acclaimed guest artist and 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award recipient Camille A. Brown. (more...)

Over 7 Million Viewers Tuned In for 2016 BET AWARDS; Now #1 Cable Awards ShowOver 7 Million Viewers Tuned In for 2016 BET AWARDS; Now #1 Cable Awards Show
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

The LIVE premiere of the 2016 'BET AWARDS' on Sunday, June 26, is now the #1 Cable Awards Show among P18-49 for the 2015/2016 Broadcast Season, claiming the #1 spot for the 2nd consecutive year. (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson to Be Honored at 2016 BAFTA Los Angeles AwardsSamuel L. Jackson to Be Honored at 2016 BAFTA Los Angeles Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce it will honor award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson with the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment at this year's British Academy Britannia Awards. (more...)

Nate Parker to Receive Sundance Institute's Vanguard Award This AugustNate Parker to Receive Sundance Institute's Vanguard Award This August
by Movies News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Sundance Institute today announced it will present its Vanguard Award to filmmaker and actor Nate Parker at NIGHT BEFORE NEXT, a summer celebration benefiting the Institute and its artists on the eve of Sundance NEXT FEST at the iconic Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles (more...)

Oscar Winner & COLOR PURPLE Star Jennifer Hudson Signs with Epic RecordsOscar Winner & COLOR PURPLE Star Jennifer Hudson Signs with Epic Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Jennifer Hudson, who recently made her Broadway debut in the Tony-winning revival of THE COLOR PURPLE, has signed an exclusive contract with Epic Records. The news was announced by Epic Chairman and CEO L.A. Reid. (more...)

Jane Lee Hooker, Ellen Kaye, Vernon Reid and More Set for The Iridium This SummerJane Lee Hooker, Ellen Kaye, Vernon Reid and More Set for The Iridium This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Coming up at The Iridium are:†NYC's all-women blues band JANE LEE HOOKER on†July 23;†ELLEN KAYE with UK guitarist PAUL ROSE and Ethan Fein and the LiveIt!LIVE Band on July 26;†VERNON REID POWER TRIO on July 29; and soul singer/songwriter/guitarist RAUL MIDON on September 24 & 25. Scroll down for details! (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'Purple Rain' in Tribute to Prince on 2016 BET AWARDSVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'Purple Rain' in Tribute to Prince on 2016 BET AWARDS
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2016

During last night's 2016 BET AWARDS, Jennifer Hudson joined an all-star roster of artists who paid tribut to the late singer Prince. Below, watch video from her moving performance of the Prince classic 'Purple Rain.' (more...)

Stevie Wonder Added to BET AWARDS' Star-Studded Celebration of Prince, 6/26Stevie Wonder Added to BET AWARDS' Star-Studded Celebration of Prince, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

BET Networks is keeping their word that "they got you." The network revealed this morning that multi Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Stevie Wonder, will bring the house down during one of the multiple show-stopping performances spread throughout the show paying homage to Prince at the 16th annual "BET Awards". (more...)

Randi Driscoll to Lead Starry REINVENTION Benefit for The Seeing PlaceRandi Driscoll to Lead Starry REINVENTION Benefit for The Seeing Place
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Singer/Songwriter sensation Randi Driscoll calls together friends from Broadway to benefit up-and-coming actor-driven ensemble, The Seeing Place. The show, 'Reinvention' touches on the immense challenge put before us when life throws us struggles we're not sure we have the strength to face. (more...)

APOLLO 8: A CHRISTMAS MOON Wins 2016 Special Jury NASA Remi Award at Worldfest Film FestivalAPOLLO 8: A CHRISTMAS MOON Wins 2016 Special Jury NASA Remi Award at Worldfest Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

'Apollo 8: A Christmas Moon,' a new nostalgic look-back doc film from filmmaker Kevin Stirling, about the pivotal, historic and decisively successful 1968 mission of Apollo 8, has won the 2016 Special Jury NASA Remi Award at the 49th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stew & Heidi Rodewald's New Musical THE TOTAL BENT Opens at The Public TheaterPhoto Flash: Stew & Heidi Rodewald's New Musical THE TOTAL BENT Opens at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Public Theater†presents THE TOTAL BENT, with text by Stew and music by Stew and†Heidi Rodewald, the team behind the Tony Award-wining musical Passing Strange, now through through Sunday, June 19. The production officially opened last night, Wednesday, May 25. Check out photos from the opening below! (more...)

ESPN Films Short Documentary Series Spike Lee's Lil' Joints Returns 5/31ESPN Films Short Documentary Series Spike Lee's Lil' Joints Returns 5/31
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2016

Spike Lee's Lil' Joints, a short documentary series from ESPN Films that first premiered last summer, will return May 31 with four new films executive produced by award-winning producer and director Spike Lee. (more...)

Ellen Kuras to Receive Woodstock Film Festival's Haskell Wexler Cinematography AwardEllen Kuras to Receive Woodstock Film Festival's Haskell Wexler Cinematography Award
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Woodstock, NY -†The Woodstock Film Festival is pleased to announce that the Haskell Wexler Cinematography Award will continue under the guardianship of Wexler's friend and colleague Ellen Kuras, carrying on Wexler's legacy for years to come. The 2016 Woodstock Film Festival takes place October 13-16. (more...)

Late Show's Jon Batiste to Guest on 2 CHAIRS AND A MICROPHONE at NYC PodfestLate Show's Jon Batiste to Guest on 2 CHAIRS AND A MICROPHONE at NYC Podfest
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

NYC PodFest, Co-Produced by ThisMyShow Industries and Prince Street Entertainment, is thrilled to announce its all-star lineup †for its fourth annual festival will include 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' (CBS) & Stay Human band leader, Jon Batiste as a guest on a live taping of Paul Mecurio's '2 Chairs and a Microphone' on Saturday, May 21st at 9:45 pm at Cake Shop in New York City. (more...)

Savion Glover Will Join the Cast of SHUFFLE ALONG This Summer!Savion Glover Will Join the Cast of SHUFFLE ALONG This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

It's all good news today at the Music Box Theare... and we aren't just talking about Audra McDonald's pregnancy. It was also announced that during Ms. McDonald's hiatus from the production, Savion Glover,†SHUFFLE ALONG's†Tony Award-nominated choreographer, and widely considered to be the world's greatest living tap dancer, will step into the show, as envisioned by the Director and Book writer, George C. Wolfe. (more...)

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