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Samuel L. Jackson & More Set for Museum of Moving Image Salute to Kevin Spacey
by Movies News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

As previously announced, two-time Oscar and Tony Award-winner Kevin Spacey will be honored by Museum of the Moving Image at its 28th annual Salute on April 9, 2014 at 583 Park in New York City. (more...)

Ray Stevens Debuts 'Rayality TV' on the Web
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

This past Friday, comedy music legend RAY STEVENS launched the first 'webisode' of his new weekly web sitcom, 'RAYALITY TV.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for New Hampshire (more...)

BWW Interviews: Tony Award Winner CHRISTIAN HOFF on THE MIDTOWN MEN, JERSEY BOYS, VINEYARDS and More!
by Michael Mulhern - Mar 21, 2014

We speak with Tony Award Winner Christian Hoff on the brotherhood of the Midtown Men, his love of Jersey Boys, dream roles, vineyards and so much more! (more...)

Richard Thomas & Kristen Connolly Set for The Old Globe's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Old Globe today announced two of the stars of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Making their Globe debuts are Emmy Award-winner Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' 'The Waltons') as Iago and Kristen Connolly ('House of Cards,' The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona. Both artists continue collaborations with Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein that began in New York: Thomas starred in Edelstein's critically acclaimed production of Timon of Athens at The Public Theater in 2011, and Connolly in three Shakespeare plays that Edelstein helped produce at The Public. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Punch Brothers Coming to Jorgensen, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Back by popular demand, Punch Brothers, the astonishing, otherworldly string band quintet featured on the soundtrack of the Coen Brothers' film Inside Llewyn Davis, will play Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 29, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Carnegie Hall with THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO, 5/3
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 20, 2014

On Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m., Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist Kristin Chenoweth returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with an all-new program entitled The Evolution of a Soprano. Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and featuring pianist and music director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, this newly created, one-night-only engagement showcases Ms. Chenoweth performing a varied evening of music that highlights her incredible range-from works influenced by her early operatic and classical training in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to hit songs from her starring roles on Broadway and in film. In addition to popular hits and classical selections, Ms. Chenoweth will perform new works, standards, and even works popularized by amateur soprano Florence Foster Jenkins. This performance marks Ms. Chenoweth's first solo appearance at Carnegie Hall since her sold-out show in September 2004. (more...)

Welcome Moss Hart Back to Broadway - Meet the Full Cast of Lincoln Center's ACT ONE, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. The production is scheduled to begin previews tomorrow night, March 20 and will open on Thursday, April 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the latest TV spot for the production! (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Santino Fontana, Judy Kuhn & More Set for CSC's Annual MUSICAL MASTERWORKS Gala, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present its 2014 Annual Gala, MUSICAL MASTERWORKS, Monday evening, May 12 at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel (145 West 44th Street). Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle will helm an evening of memorable numbers from iconic American musicals-a rich and vital heritage that CSC has begun to explore with last season's critically-acclaimed production of Passion and the upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Allegro. (more...)

Behind The Scenes Of West End DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 13, 2014

Tony Award-winning Broadway hit DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS comes to the West End later this month with stage and screen stars Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound in the leads and a new behind the scenes featurette detailing the set construction is now available to view. (more...)

Roger Rees to Return to The Old Globe for WHAT YOU WILL, 4/28; Artistic Director Barry Edelstein to Lead THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE!, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The Old Globe today announced it will present two Shakespeare-themed events. On Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m., Tony Award winner Roger Rees will return to the Globe for a one-night-only engagement of What You Will, his hysterical (and somewhat historical) 90-minute gallop through the world of Shakespeare. On Saturday, May 3 at 11:00 a.m., Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein will offer an encore of Thinking Shakespeare Live!, his 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare. This fast-paced, funny, and altogether fascinating program based on Edelstein's book, Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard, reveals a performer's approach to Shakespearean language so audiences may easily understand the poetry of the Bard. (more...)

Robert Simonds, TPG Growth, Hony Capital, and Gigi Pritzker Launch Next Generation, Fully-Integrated Film Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Producer Robert Simonds, TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG,Hony Capital, a leading private equity firm in China, and producer Gigi Pritzker today announced the launch of a next generationfilm studio,and the closing ofmultiple financing and distribution transactions. Incubated by TPG Growth and Mr. Simonds,the studio's strategy is to finance, produce and self-distribute8 to 10star-driven theatrical films for the global markets per year.Between the debt and equity financing closed today, and commitments for distribution from theatrical and other distribution partners,the studio expects to investwellover $1 billion in new film production over the next five years. (more...)

The Center for the Arts Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

The Center for the Arts will present the musical comedy 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' weekends today, March 7-23, with Today and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, Peter Sarsgaard as HAMLET and More Set for Classic Stage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, today announced plans for its 2014/2015 Season. The upcoming season for the esteemed off-Broadway company begins in October with Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO, directed by Tony Award-winner and CSC Associate Director John Doyle. ALLEGRO marks the second installment of CSC's Musical Theater Initiative, which launched last year with the company's hugely-successful production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Passion, directed by Doyle. Considered one of Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein II's most personal and groundbreaking works, ALLEGRO was their third collaboration and first premiered on Broadway in 1947. (more...)

More Than LBJ! Meet the Full Company of ALL THE WAY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 05, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, is currently in previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast of ALL THE WAY, plus watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

The Center for the Arts to Present DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, 3/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

The Center for the Arts will present the musical comedy 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' weekends March 7-23, with Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. (more...)

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell to Play The Bushnell, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell perform with the esteemed bluegrass combo Steep Canyon Rangers in a one-night-only performance at The Bushnell's Mortensen Hall on Thursday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. A unique hybrid of bluegrass and comedy, the evening showcases material from their Grammy-nominated album Love Has Come For You, as well as songs from Martin's album Rare Bird Alert and other new tunes. (more...)

Bernadette Peters in Concert Adds Australian Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 02, 2014


GSN to HOnor Legendary Game Show Host Jim Lange w/ Marathon Tribute
by TV News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

GSN (Game Show Network) announced today that the network will pay tribute to legendary game show host Jim Lange, with a marathon of Lange's most memorable episodes as host of THE DATING GAME. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - GREAT PERFORMANCES Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Players ft. Edie Brickell
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

See Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, featuring Edie Brickell, in their first-ever live concert performance to be broadcast on television. (more...)

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