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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Roundabout's Gala, Honoring Helen Mirren!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Roundabout's Gala, Honoring Helen Mirren!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 3, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presented its annual 2015 Spring Gala 'There is Nothing Like a Dame' last night, March 2, 2015 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). The evening was a celebration of Oscar, Emmy, and Golden Globe winner Helen Mirren, who was presented with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre. The tribute featured appearances by Jennifer Garner & Alessandro Nivola and performances by Laura Benanti,Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Santino Fontana, Victor Garber, Donna Murphy, Kelli O'Hara, Alessandro Nivola,Laura Osnes and Betsy Wolfe. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara & More to be Honored at Stuttering Association for the Young's 2015 GalaKelli O'Hara & More to be Honored at Stuttering Association for the Young's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young (formerly Our Time), will host its 13th ANNUAL BENEFIT GALA, on Monday, April 27, 2015, to celebrate the courage and achievements of more than 70 million people who stutter - including 5% of all children. (more...)

BIRDMAN, SHERLOCK, and More Win Big at 51st CAS Awards - ALL the Winners!BIRDMAN, SHERLOCK, and More Win Big at 51st CAS Awards - ALL the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2015

The Cinema Audio Society Awards for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture were just announced, with BIRDMAN leading the pack. (more...)

Twyla Tharp Will Hit the Road with New Works in 2015; Tour Will Visit Lincoln Center & More!Twyla Tharp Will Hit the Road with New Works in 2015; Tour Will Visit Lincoln Center & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

According to the New York Times, dance legend Twyla Tharp, whose choreography has been seen on Broadway in such shows as Movin' Out and Come Fly Away, is going on the road. The choreographer will celebrate her 50th year in the business with a national tour that will eventually make its way to Lincoln Center on November 22, 2015. The 15-stop tour will feature twelve dancers and new works to the music of Bach, Henry Butler, Steve Bernstein and John Zorn. An official schedule has not yet been announced. (more...)

Richard Linklater to Receive CAS Filmmaker AwardRichard Linklater to Receive CAS Filmmaker Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Triple Academy Award nominee Richard Linklater will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award at the 51st Annual CAS Awards on February 14, 2015 at the historic Millennium-Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 21st, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 21st, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 22, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Paramount's 'Tommy,' Drury Lane's 'West Side' and the Marriott's 'La Cage.' Plus 'Stomp' puts its foot down, 'Gent's Guide' books the fall, new shows in development and rewrite, plus 'Louis And Keely' at the Royal George, 'Titanic' at Northwestern and 'Grease' on FOX! (more...)

Patti LuPone to Perform FAR AWAY PLACES at Davies Symphony Hall, 2/23Patti LuPone to Perform FAR AWAY PLACES at Davies Symphony Hall, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, January 20 - 2-time Tony and 2-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Patti LuPone brings her new concert Far Away Places to San Francisco on Monday, February 23 at Davies Symphony Hall. Joined by her five-piece band, LuPone's performance features renditions of songs by an eclectic list of songwriters including Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, Willie Nelson, Kurt Weill, Edith Piaf, Frederick Hollander, and the Bee Gees. The original live show of Far Away Places opened the Manhattan music venue 54 Below in 2012, a live recording of which was released in 2013. (more...)

A NIGHT IN OLD NEW ORLEANS Set for State Theatre's Acopian Ballroom, 2/13A NIGHT IN OLD NEW ORLEANS Set for State Theatre's Acopian Ballroom, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Orange Kellin's A Night In Old New Orleans featuring Vernel Bagneris brings talent fresh from Broadway and sounds straight from New Orleans. These seasoned performers will thrill listeners in the Acopian Ballroom of the State Theatre on Friday, February 13th. (more...)

Anthony Crivello and Vanessa Stewart to Lead 'LOUIS AND KEELY' at Chicago's Royal George Theatre This SpringAnthony Crivello and Vanessa Stewart to Lead 'LOUIS AND KEELY' at Chicago's Royal George Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Continuing in a tradition of storytelling and music, Hershey Felder announces the star cast for the Chicago stage premiere of Academy Award winning director Taylor Hackford's LOUIS AND KEELY, 'LIVE' AT THE SAHARA. (more...)

GONE GIRL, IMITATION GAME Among USC Libraries Scripter Award Nominees; Full ListGONE GIRL, IMITATION GAME Among USC Libraries Scripter Award Nominees; Full List
by Movies News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

The USC Libraries have announced the nominees for the 27th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award, which recognizes 'the best adaptation of the printed word into film, and is given to both the author and screenwriter. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko This WeekendTovah Feldshuh Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-brings to San Francisco for the first time, her award winning one-woman show, Tovah: Out of Her Mind! at Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - this weekend, December 13 (7 p.m.) and December 14 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Cutting Ball Theater's SUPERHEROES Opens TonightCutting Ball Theater's SUPERHEROES Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Cutting Ball Theater opens its 16th season with the World Premiere of SUPERHEROES, written and directed by Sean San Jose. Featuring Myers Clark, Juan Amador, Donald E. Lacy, Jr., Britney Frazier, Ricky Saenz, and Delina Patrice Brooks, SUPERHEROES plays tonight, November 21 through December 21 (Press opening: December 2) at the Cutting Ball Theater in residence at EXIT on Taylor (277 Taylor Street) in San Francisco. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 12/13-14Tovah Feldshuh Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 12/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-brings to San Francisco for the first time, her award winning one-woman show, Tovah: Out of Her Mind! at Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - December 13 (7 p.m.) and December 14 (7 p.m.). In Tovah: Out Of Her Mind!, Ms. Feldshuh will perform songs from Gershwin to Judy Collins as well as portray a gallery of hilarious characters 8 to 80 from socialite Muffy Brooke Asthma Alsop on Park Avenue to Grandma Ada in the Bronx. Tickets for Tovah Feldshuh range in price from $45-$60 and are available now by calling ?866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Cutting Ball Theater's SUPERHEROES to Run 11/21-12/21Cutting Ball Theater's SUPERHEROES to Run 11/21-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Cutting Ball Theater opens its 16th season with the World Premiere of SUPERHEROES, written and directed by Sean San Jose. Featuring Myers Clark, Juan Amador, Donald E. Lacy, Jr., Britney Frazier, Ricky Saenz, and Delina Patrice Brooks, SUPERHEROES plays November 21 through December 21 (Press opening: December 2) at the Cutting Ball Theater in residence at EXIT on Taylor (277 Taylor Street) in San Francisco. For tickets ($10-50) and more information, the public may visit cuttingball.com or call 415-525-1205. (more...)

Joyce Theater Foundation Selects Twyla Tharp as 2014-2016 Artist-in-ResidenceJoyce Theater Foundation Selects Twyla Tharp as 2014-2016 Artist-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2014

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater Foundation, today announced that The Joyce has selected world-renowned, award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp as its Artist-in-Residence. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Hosts Evening with Ethan Hawke TonightFilm Society of Lincoln Center Hosts Evening with Ethan Hawke Tonight
by Movies News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The Film Society of LINCOLN Center will host Ethan Hawke tonight, September 30 and Richard Gere on October 8 as guests of honor for 'An Evening With...' at the 52nd New York Film Festival. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center to Host Evening with Ethan Hawke, 9/30Film Society of Lincoln Center to Host Evening with Ethan Hawke, 9/30
by Movies News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will host Ethan Hawke on September 30 and Richard Gere on October 8 as guests of honor for “An Evening With…” at the 52nd New York Film Festival. (more...)

SM Playhouse's 2 ACROSS Opens TodaySM Playhouse's 2 ACROSS Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

Santa Monica Playhouse Presents the 10th Anniversary production Jerry Mayer's 2 ACROSS opening tonight, August 23, 2014. Can A Crossword Puzzle Change Your Life? A commuter train leaves San Francisco Airport at 4:15 a.m. on its way to the East Bay. A man and a woman who have nothing in common but their crossword puzzles are on that BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train. She takes crosswords (and life) very seriously; he treats everything like a game. By the time they reach East Bay their lives have changed. Over 40 Million people in the U.S. do crossword puzzles every day. Most never finish them; a driven few would rather die than give up. 2 ACROSS has one of each, and the sparks that fly will have you laughing till you drop. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

The 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

SM Playhouse's 2 ACROSS to Open 8/23SM Playhouse's 2 ACROSS to Open 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Santa Monica Playhouse Presents the 10th Anniversary production Jerry Mayer's 2 ACROSS Opening August 23, 2014. Can A Crossword Puzzle Change Your Life? A commuter train leaves San Francisco Airport at 4:15 a.m. on its way to the East Bay. A man and a woman who have nothing in common but their crossword puzzles are on that BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train. She takes crosswords (and life) very seriously; he treats everything like a game. By the time they reach East Bay their lives have changed. Over 40 Million people in the U.S. do crossword puzzles every day. Most never finish them; a driven few would rather die than give up. 2 ACROSS has one of each, and the sparks that fly will have you laughing till you drop. (more...)

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