Steven Spielberg News

Sony Movie Channel Celebrates The Legacy Of Effects Wizard Ray Harryhausen Every Wednesday In May, And Presents A Colossal Nine-Film Marathon On Saturday, May 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Sony Movie Channel pays tribute to Ray Harryhausen—the special effects pioneer who passed away a year ago this month—with themed blocks every Wednesday in May, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. On May 7, explore 'The Early Work' with the SMC-exclusive documentary RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN—a career-spanning retrospective as the man behind the monsters discusses his timeless films, combined with sit-down interviews with the filmmakers he inspired, such as Peter Jackson, Steven Spielberg, and Guillermo del Toro. The doc is followed by IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA and 20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH. (more...)

Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present Tony Kushner's 'THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE', Begin. 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Berkeley Repertory Theatre welcomes back Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner for the West Coast premiere of his latest play, The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, an epic tale of love, family, sex, money, and politics. Kushner reunites with one of his favorite collaborators, Michael Leibert Artistic Director Tony Taccone, to bring this sweeping drama to the Roda Theatre. With his trademark mix of soaring intellect and searing emotion, the legendary writer unfurls a poignant story about an Italian family in Brooklyn. When retired longshoreman Gus Marcantonio decides to die, his kids come home with a raucous parade of lovers and spouses to find that even the house keeps secrets. A portrait of a dysfunctional family filled with weighty dialogue, humor, and passion, Kushner's four-act play previews Friday, May 16, opens on Wednesday, May 21, and runs through Sunday, June 29, 2014. (more...)

Tom Hanks & Steven Spielberg to Partner on Upcoming Cold War Thriller
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg will once again collaborate for a yet-to-be titled Cold War thrilller for DreamWorks. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - TNT's FALLING SKIES Season 4, Premiering This June
by - Apr 21, 2014

TNT has released the new trailer for the fourth season of its hit drama series FALLING SKIES. The season premieres on Sunday, June 22 at 10 p.m. ET. Get a first look below! (more...)

This Week at Bookworks Includes Beth Howard, Jonathan Miller and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

This week at Bookworks includes many things for all ages. Highlights include Beth Howard with buttery pie recipes from American Gothic, World Book Night, Jonathan Miller with a Rattlesnake Lawyer's Memoir and more. Go for more information on all of these events. (more...)

The Dan Band to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Dan Finnerty caught America's attention as the foul-mouthed wedding singer in the hit film Old School, performing his now-infamous foul-mouthed rendition of 'Total Eclipse of the Heart', as well as his other appearances in Todd Phillips movies, Starsky & Hutch and The Hangover. What started as a drunken joke for Finnerty singing 'I Am Woman' at a karaoke bar has spiraled out of control into The Dan Band, a cult hit that has garnered rave reviews from The New York Times, The L.A. Times, Variety and Rolling Stone. The band will exercise their comedic chops at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, May 17, at 8 p.m. Bissell House (378 Main St., Ridgefield) will pour a free glass of house wine or draught beer with dinner the night of this show when tickets/stubs are presented. (more...)

'My Death: A Personal Guidebook' Reveals Hollywood Director's Journey
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

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Bruce Springsteen, Conan O'Brien And Liam Neeson To Help Commemorate 20th Anniversary Of USC Shoah Foundation With Founder Steven Spielberg
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Bruce Springsteen will perform at the USC Shoah Foundation's 20 th anniversary Ambassadors for Humanity gala on May 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. Conan O'Brien will host the event, with special guest Liam Neeson. (more...)

Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman to Perform at The Holland Center, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Omaha Performing Arts presents Itzhak Perlman in Recital with Rohan de Silva on piano at Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 3, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $35 and are available at, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. (more...)

DSO's Steven Spielberg/John Williams Sells Out in 15 Minutes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Tickets for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's much-anticipated benefit concert featuring John Williams and Steven Spielberg sold out in 15 minutes after going on sale to the general public this morning at 9 a.m., setting a DSO box office record. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Salt Lake City (more...)

Original TWILIGHT ZONE Cast Members Set for A NIGHT AT THE MAUSOLEUM II Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack and Artistic Director Paul Millet have announced the cast for tonight's April 12th (6pm-12am) fundraiser, A Night at the Mausoleum II. The evening is headlined by a staged reading of Kick the Can, one of legendary TV-writer George Clayton Johnson's episode of The Twilight Zone. Johnson also wrote Nothing in the Dark and A Penny For Your Thoughts for the iconic sci-fi television show. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, DANCING PROS: LIVE, Itzhak Perlman and More Set for Wharton Center's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Wharton Center is proud to give a glimpse of our upcoming 2014- 2015 season. The entire season will be announced the last week of April, when Wharton Center subscribers will receive the season brochure and order form. Just like years past, subscriber orders are processed according to Wharton's priority system, which is based on years of subscription and/or donation level. The actual seating will begin late May. (more...)

Rebecca Romijn to Star in TNT's New Action-Packed Drama Series THE LIBRARIANS
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

TNT is returning to the world of its hit movie franchise The Librarian with a brand new series from Electric Entertainment and executive producers Dean Devlin, John Rogers and Marc Roskin. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth, Samuel L. Jackson & More Honor Kevin Spacey at Museum of the Moving Image
by Walter McBride - Apr 10, 2014

Stage and screen star Kevin Spacey was just honored by Museum of the Moving Image at its 28th annual Salute last night, April 9, 2014 in New York City. Spacey joins the ranks of past honorees who have received the Museum's Salute, including Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Robert DeNiro, Goldie Hawn, Alec Baldwin, Dustin Hoffman, Hugh Jackman, Steve Martin, Al Pacino, Sidney Poitier, Jimmy Stewart, Julia Roberts, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)

WAR HORSE National Tour to Play Bass Concert Hall, 5/6-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE, winner of five 2011 Tony Awards including Best Play, will make its premiere in Austin beginning May 6. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

TNT's hit drama Falling Skies will return to WonderCon for the second time, with Moon Bloodgood (Terminator Salvation), Sarah Carter (Final Destination 2), Seychelle Gabriel (The Last Airbender), Doug Jones (Pan's Labyrinth) and executive producer/director Greg Beeman (Smallville, Heroes) set to appear. (more...)

Universal Studios Hollywood Scoop: Announces Expansion Plans Including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Reaffirming its position as the #1 tourist destination in Los Angeles with one of the most progressive and exciting theme park experiences anywhere, Universal Studios Hollywood, is making an unprecedented five-year investment in revolutionary new thrill rides and expansive themed environments that will radically alter the familiar footprint and landscape of The Entertainment Capital of L.A. SM (more...)

UK Premiere of JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN to Include Post-Show Talks on World War I, May 24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The UK premiere run of Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun will include a programme of post-show talks, on subjects including medicine during World War I, how we should remember the Great War, and the play's relevance to World War II, as well as a Q&A with the cast and creative team (more...)

Wizarding World of HARRY POTTTER Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in 2016
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Wizarding World of HARRY POTTTER is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood in 2016! (more...)

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