After the critical success of its most recent Off-Broadway production, the Lucille Lortel Award winning All the Rage by Martin Moran (produced with piece by piece productions and The Barrow Group), acclaimed company Rising Phoenix Repertory returns to its longtime downtown home with the world premiere of Barn by Charlotte Miller, directed by Michael Padden. The play will be staged for eleven performances only at the Seventh Street Small Stage, where the company has produced new plays site-specifically for eight years in addition to more than 25 fully produced new plays in its lauded Cino Nights series. The production will run from March 23 - April 10, 2014, and features Brian Miskell, Laura Ramadei, and Sanford Wilson. (more...)
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...)
Lorena Angell, Indie author, announces a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the editing and printing of A DIAMOND IN MY POCKET, book one of her four-book Young Adult fantasy series, 'The Unaltered.' (more...)
The rave reviews and vivid photographs of Beck Center and Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Program's production of CARRIE the musical captured the attention of its writer and composer. So much so, playwright Lawrence D. Cohen is traveling to Beck Center on Friday, March 7 to see it for himself. Mr. Cohen will also conduct a post-show talk to share his CARRIE experience. This production is in its final weekend. Show times are 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3:00 p.m. Sunday. (more...)
What happens when a nightmare goes from bad to worse?
The idyllic town of Riverdale, USA has been overrun by a horde of flesh-eating zombies, and everyman Archie Andrews is the world's last hope. But is he enough? (more...)
Production begins today in Wilmington, N.C. on the sophomore season of CBS's hit summer series UNDER THE DOME. Executive producer Stephen King, the bestselling author of the novel the series is based on, wrote the first episode, which will be directed by executive producer Jack Bender. (more...)
The winners of the 43rd annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place in a front of a capacity audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. (more...)
Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)
Minnesota Opera announces its 2014–2015 season, which presents a world premiere, a company premiere, two masterpieces not seen at Minnesota Opera in nearly three decades and a new production of an operatic blockbuster. All five productions are new to Minnesota audiences. (more...)
Rehearsals started today for the Alliance Theatre's world premiere of THE TALL GIRLS, a play set in the depression-era Midwest where the success of a girls' basketball team may be the only way to a better life for the team's members. Playwright Meg Miroshnik, winner of the 2012 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition for her play The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls, has been described by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as 'a ferocious talent with a promising career in store.' (more...)
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world-premiere historical drama Camp David, penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright and directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith. Based on true events surrounding the 1978 Camp David Accords, the play follows the 13-day meeting between President Jimmy Carter, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat as they attempted to create the impossible: peace in the Middle East. The production features Tony Award nominee Hallie Foote (Broadway's Dividing the Estate) as Rosalynn Carter, Egyptian actor and activist Khaled Nabawy (Kingdom of Heaven, Fair Game) as Anwar Sadat, Tony Award winner Ron Rifkin (Alias, Broadway's Cabaret) as Menachem Begin and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas (The Waltons) as President Jimmy Carter. Camp David runs March 21-May 4, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)
Author George A. Bernstein, Amazon Top 100 Author, is proud to announce the recent release of his novel 'A 3rd Time to Die.' 'A 3rd Time to Die,' the second novel released by the author, is a paranormal romantic suspense novel that deals with the past lives, murder and rebirth of two souls who struggle to fulfill their destiny together, but each time they are snuffed out by brutal murder. The intriguing book trailer for 'A 3rd Time to Die' was revealed today on DGT Book Promotion news. In addition, George Bernstein shared an insightful interview this week on the Reading and Writing Addiction blog about himself and the release of A 3rd Time to Die. George's interview can be followed at www.readinwritin.blogspot.com and the official trailer for 'A 3rd Time to Die' can be viewed on YouTube.
About The Book
Two souls struggle to fulfill their destiny together, first discovering magical love during a fox hunt in 17th Century England, and again in 19th Century Philadelphia. Each time they are snuffed out by brutal murder, but are reborn a third time, in the 21st Century, where Ashley & Craig meet, becoming fast friends, their love of jumping horses a common bond. Then, as their unfaithful spouses destroy their marriages, they discover much more than friendship, as fate brings them together and once again their ancient killer may be stalking them.
Praise for 'A 3rd Time to Die':
'Bearing in mind that I like paranormal romance novels, I was pretty convinced that I would like this novel, especially since I also like horse riding. The big surprise was that I never expected it to be comparable to great writers of this genre such as Dean Koontz or Stephen King.' - A reader's review.
About The Author
George A. Bernstein says, 'A 3rd Time to Die' is a paranormal romantic suspense, different from the usual vampires, demons & werewolves, in that it deals with past lives, murder & rebirth.' The author is a retired President of a company in Chicago and now lives in south Florida. 'A 3rd Time to Die' is his second novel. His first, 'Trapped,' won the 'Next Great American Novel' contest, and received high praise, gaining mostly 5-star reviews at Amazon & Goodreads. The author is also a World-class fly-fisherman, having held a dozen IGFA World Records, and has published 'Toothy Critters Love Flies' (www.pikeflyguy.com), the definitive book on fly-fishing for pike & musky.
'A 3rd Time to Die' (276 pages, ISBN: 978-0-9894681-0-7) is available at Amazon, Smashwords and Createspace.
To learn more about George A. Bernstein and 'A 3rd Time to Die,' visit www.suspenseguy.com. (more...)
Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen titans Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out Part 1 of the conversation HERE and Part 2 below! (more...)
A new website has been launched for an upcoming stage version of the beloved family-friendly adventure/romance THE PRINCESS BRIDE offering fans the chance to be provided with updates on the new project's development as it plays out. (more...)
David Arquette (Scream) and Gloria Reuben (Lincoln) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Happy Face Killer, premiering Saturday, March 1, at 8pm ET/PT. The movie follows the grisly true-crime story of a truck driver who, during his work travels across the country, kills numerous women and hauntingly leaves a confession of each murder with a scrawled happy face as cryptic evidence of his crime. Reuben portrays Melinda Gand, the FBI investigator leading the case. (more...)