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BWW Previews: THE CIRCLE: Adapting Dave Eggers' Blu-ray & DVD Special Features ClipBWW Previews: THE CIRCLE: Adapting Dave Eggers' Blu-ray & DVD Special Features Clip
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jul 27, 2017

This coming Tuesday, August 1, 2017, The Circle releases on Blu-Ray and DVD. Starring Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, the movie is based on the best selling novel by Dave Eggers.  (more...)

AVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New WebsiteAVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New Website
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

AVENUE Q, winner of the 2004 Tony Award 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, is the coming of age musical comedy which has announced a series of public appearances and the launch of its new website. (more...)

BWW Review: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S Charms at 2nd StoryBWW Review: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S Charms at 2nd Story
by Andria Tieman - Jul 17, 2017

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S is a literary and movie classic that always charms, and 2nd Story Theatre's production captures the setting and characters perfectly.  If you haven't been to 2nd Story lately, it's worth a visit just to see all of the changes.  The sets for this production, by Max Ponticelli, take the previous stadium seating configuration into a theatre in the round with brownstone facades, cobbled stones and a lovely balcony perfect for singing Moon River.  Every aspect of this production is so well thought out that you immediately feel like you've slipped into 1940's New York City the second you sit down.  There are a couple aspects of this production that dull the magic slightly, but overall, this is charming summer theatre that will also tugs at heartstrings. (more...)

BWW Previews: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Off Broadway Papakura AucklandBWW Previews: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Off Broadway Papakura Auckland
by Monica Moore - Jul 13, 2017

Glizty, intriguing AND a true story! Papakura Theatre Company's 'Catch Me If You Can' is a extravaganza of singing, dancing and a brilliant story line. As a bonus there's a 12 piece jazz band on stage comprising of some of Auckland's top musicians led by Musical Director Edwin Randell. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Asks People to Congratulate Beyonce's Twins Using Made-Up NamesVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Asks People to Congratulate Beyonce's Twins Using Made-Up Names
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Beyonce and JAY-Z recently had twins but we still don't know their names. JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE wanted to have some fun so yesterday they went out on the street and asked people to congratulate Beyonce and JAY-Z on their recent arrival with some names we made up. (more...)

Lisa Viggiano Brings an Encore Performance of THREE'S A CHARM to Don't Tell MamaLisa Viggiano Brings an Encore Performance of THREE'S A CHARM to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Back by popular demand, Lisa Viggiano, the celebrated MAC nominated and Broadway World Award winning artist returns to Don't Tell Mama's Brick Room on July 28th at 7 pm with her latest act, THREE'S A CHARM.  The show is a dynamic journey through the magic of music.  Audiences will experience an eclectic mix of 'charmed' songs and stories, featuring selections from the American Songbook, pop, folk, and musical theater.  (more...)

HBO to Present Intimate Portrait of Iconic Film Director in SPIELBERG, Premiering 10/7HBO to Present Intimate Portrait of Iconic Film Director in SPIELBERG, Premiering 10/7
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

One of the most famous filmmakers in the world, Steven Spielberg pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career more than ever before in the exclusive HBO presentation SPIELBERG (more...)

Brian Evans Will Write Book on Hospital Negligence, Hospital Rating Companies, and Sleep ApneaBrian Evans Will Write Book on Hospital Negligence, Hospital Rating Companies, and Sleep Apnea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

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Carole King: Tapestry Captured Live at Hyde Park, In Select Theaters 7/11Carole King: Tapestry Captured Live at Hyde Park, In Select Theaters 7/11
by Movies News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Last summer, the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter returned to London for the first time in decades and performed her iconic Tapestry album in its entirety in front of a sold-out crowd at the BST Hyde Park. (more...)

BWW Preview: BIG, THE MUSICAL at Fulton TheatreBWW Preview: BIG, THE MUSICAL at Fulton Theatre
by Annalise Prentiss - Jul 5, 2017

It's hard to forget the classic movie for all ages, Big. Tom Hanks played the title role of Josh Baskin who, as a child, wished he was 'big'. From there, Josh had to live with his wish and find out what being 'big' truly meant. This 1988 movie was then written into a musical and is currently running on the stage at The Fulton Theatre through the Eichmann Family Series productions. (more...)

Melanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna PlayhouseMelanie Griffith to Play 'Mrs. Robinson' in THE GRADUATE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Laguna Playhouse announced today that Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith will star as Mrs. Robinson in their upcoming production of THE GRADUATE, adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham and directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews. (more...)

Mercedes Ruehl to Play 'Ma' in Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG at Second StageMercedes Ruehl to Play 'Ma' in Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Second Stage Theater has announced that Mercedes Ruehl, winner of the Tony Award, Academy Award, and Golden Globe Award, will star opposite the previously announced Michael Urie in the upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's modern classic, Torch Song, directed by Moises Kaufman. (more...)

Carole King 'Tapestry' Concert, Ft. London Cast of BEAUTIFUL to Hit U.S. Movie TheatersCarole King 'Tapestry' Concert, Ft. London Cast of BEAUTIFUL to Hit U.S. Movie Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, and Rockingale Records will release Carole King - Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park (CD/DVD or digital) on Friday, September 1. Carole King - Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park may be pre-ordered here: http://smarturl.it/CaroleKing_HydePark (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Talks to Kids About New Version of Health Care PlanVIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Talks to Kids About New Version of Health Care Plan
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, host Jimmy Kimmel decided to sit down with a group of our little future voters and leaders to see what they know about health care. (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

Meg Ryan's Directorial Debut Comes to River St. Theatre This WeekendMeg Ryan's Directorial Debut Comes to River St. Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Award-winning actress Meg Ryan makes directorial debut with the film, ITHACA, which opens Thursday, June 24 at the River Street theatre in Jaffrey,. It will play at 7pm each day through Saturday, June 26. (more...)

TONY Host Kevin Spacey to Receive 2017 Int'l EMMY Founders AwardTONY Host Kevin Spacey to Receive 2017 Int'l EMMY Founders Award
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that it will present the 2017 International Emmy® Founders Award to two time Academy Award winning actor and producer, Kevin Spacey. (more...)


by Roy Berko - Jun 13, 2017

Comedian Steve Martin has written a thought-provoking, clever script which gets a less than stellar production at Cleveland's Blank Canvas. It's not bad, just not what it could be. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Spacey Opens TONY AWARDS with Musical Spoof of Broadway's BestVIDEO: Kevin Spacey Opens TONY AWARDS with Musical Spoof of Broadway's Best
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey opened THE 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City with a spoof on the hit musicals of the Broadway season. Watch the performance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Keaton Threatens to Walk Out on JIMMY KIMMEL Over 'Spiderman' CommentVIDEO: Michael Keaton Threatens to Walk Out on JIMMY KIMMEL Over 'Spiderman' Comment
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, guest Michael Keaton talked to Jimmy about playing the villain in the new film Spider-Man: Homecoming and was not too happy when the host  declared that Spider-Man was his favorite superhero. (more...)

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