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BWW Interviews: Phyllis Newman Talks Broadway, Husband Adolph Green, and the Great ON THE TOWNBWW Interviews: Phyllis Newman Talks Broadway, Husband Adolph Green, and the Great ON THE TOWN
by Sally Henry - Oct 17, 2014

Broadway veteran Phyllis Newman has not only graced the stage with performers such as Bernadette Peters and Donna McKechnie, and worked directly with other Broadway greats such as Leonard Bernstein, but she was even nominated for a Tony Award against Barbra Streisand- and won! Despite her extensive career and success, she finds her greatest joy and pride in the work of her husband, the late Tony Award-winning lyricist Adolph Green. In light of his upcoming 100th birthday and the opening of his first masterpiece, ON THE TOWN, Newman graciously shared with us her experiences as a Broadway veteran and wife of a lyricist. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Do the Critics Say About New Broadway-Themed Film BIRDMAN?Review Roundup: What Do the Critics Say About New Broadway-Themed Film BIRDMAN?
by Danielle DeSisto - Oct 17, 2014

Michael Keaton leads a star-studded cast in the new drama BIRDMAN, which hits theaters today, October 17th! (more...)

SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Content from the Vanity Fair New Establishment SummitSiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Content from the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SiriusXM today announced a one-hour special offering of exclusive content from the first-ever Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit held in San Francisco last week featuring some of the giants in technology, business and media. (more...)

Boog City's to Host 2014 NYC Small Presses Night, 11/20Boog City's to Host 2014 NYC Small Presses Night, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Boog City presents 'd.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses', its 12th Annual New York City Small Presses Night, on Thurs. Nov. 20, 6:00 p.m. sharp. Free! Book fair: 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m., 7:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Ave. A (at E. 6th St.), NYC. (more...)

Renee Fleming Set for Sing for Hope, 10/20Renee Fleming Set for Sing for Hope, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

When one thinks of glamorous operatic superstars, under-resourced schools, healthcare facilities, and veterans' centers don't usually spring to mind. But on Monday, October 20, 2014, Sing for Hope (www.singforhope.org) will unite New York's philanthropic and cultural elite for a magical evening in support of arts outreach to communities in need. (more...)

Son of Adolph Green Traces ON THE TOWN's Journey to BroadwaySon of Adolph Green Traces ON THE TOWN's Journey to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Adam Green, son of award-winning writer Adolph Green, has partnered with Vanity Fair to offer an account on how Leonard Bernstein, Jerome Robbins, Betty Comden, and his father brought the beloved musical ON THE TOWN to Broadway seven decades ago in a new essay. (more...)

Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out for First Time on Nude Photo HackingJennifer Lawrence Speaks Out for First Time on Nude Photo Hacking
by Movies News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

In the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair, Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence speaks with contributing editor Sam Kashner about the news that hackers had stolen personal photos of her and posted them online this past August. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents SALOME, 10/30-11/8The Dallas Opera Presents SALOME, 10/30-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The Dallas Opera's explosive second production of the 2014-2015 "Heights of Passion" Season is SALOME by Richard Strauss (whose libretto was based on Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of Oscar Wilde's play). SALOME, generally regarded as one of the masterpieces of the Late Romantic Era, opens on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in theMargot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center located in the Dallas Arts District. (more...)

LATW's IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT to Launch National Tour Next MonthLATW's IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT to Launch National Tour Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

It's 1962. A white man has been murdered on a hot August night in a small town in the deep South, and the local police arrest a black stranger named Virgil Tibbs. L.A. (more...)

Review Roundup: Denzel Washington Stars in THE EQUALIZERReview Roundup: Denzel Washington Stars in THE EQUALIZER
by Danielle DeSisto - Sep 26, 2014

Based on the television series of the same name, Denzel Washington stars in the new action thriller THE EQUALIZER. (more...)

The Raw Beauty Project NYC Teams Up with the Reeve Foundation to Host a Groundbreaking Photography ExhibitThe Raw Beauty Project NYC Teams Up with the Reeve Foundation to Host a Groundbreaking Photography Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

To ignite a global conversation and transform stereotypes, The Raw Beauty Project NYC has partnered with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to showcase an exhibit of photographs featuring twenty women living with various types of disabilities. Proving there is no singular definition of beauty, the photographs will be unveiled at ACA Galleries tonight, September 20 th, with proceeds from the event benefitting the Reeve Foundation. (more...)

ROM Contemporary Culture Unveils New Season of Exhibitions, Events and Lectures Featuring Douglas Coupland, Bob Colacello and Sarah ThorntonROM Contemporary Culture Unveils New Season of Exhibitions, Events and Lectures Featuring Douglas Coupland, Bob Colacello and Sarah Thornton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

ROM Contemporary Culture (RCC) today announced its new season of exhibitions, events and lectures. RCC's dynamic new calendar features Douglas Coupland's exhibition everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything, presented by TD Bank Group, opening at the ROM and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) on January 31, 2015. Also featured is Bob Colacello, Vanity Fair Special Correspondent and former editor of Andy Warhol's Interview, who will present this year's Eva Holtby lecture Warhol and Reagan: Architects of Change? on November 17, 2014. In addition, best-selling author Sarah Thornton will speak on October 30, 2014 on her new book 33 Artists in 3 Acts which examines the inner lives of contemporary artists. (more...)

New Joan Rivers Biography Slated for 2016 ReleaseNew Joan Rivers Biography Slated for 2016 Release
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Vanity Fair and New York Times journalist Leslie Bennetts has signed on to write the new biography 'Joan Rivers: A Life.' (more...)

This Weeks New Movies - 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014This Weeks New Movies - 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014
by BWW - Sep 14, 2014

Information, posters, descriptions of all the upcoming movies being released from 9/17/2014 - 9/19/2014! (more...)

Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson Star in New ComedyJennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson Star in New Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Comedy writer and director Peter Bogdanovich, Academy Award-nominated for The Last Picture Show (1972), is set to direct a new comedy, starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson. According to ShowBiz411.com, Aniston and Wilson star in SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY, a film about the folly of making assumptions about other people. (more...)

Tig Notaro Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/29Tig Notaro Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Comedian Tig Notaro's Boyish Girl Interrupted Tour will stop at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Monday, September 29, at 8 p.m. She is called "a comic's comic", and her stage persona is somewhere on the Steven Wright-Todd Barry-Mitch Hedberg continuum. Hers is a distinct brand of observational comedy. Tig is known for her debut role in the feature film In a World, her work in Shreveport with Ryan Phillippe and Walk of Shame with Elizabeth Banks. No holds barred for this comedian who tells it like it is - from doing a bit on pop star Taylor Dane to announcing to the audience that she had breast cancer, Tig's stand-up has become 'instantly legendary' with many comedians praising her work. This event is part of the Clark Construction Comedy Series. (more...)

Magician Steve Cohen Produces 'TYCOONS' -- The Stradivarius Of Playing CardsMagician Steve Cohen Produces 'TYCOONS' -- The Stradivarius Of Playing Cards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Think Federer's tennis racket, Baryshnikov's ballet slippers, Perlman's violin. For close-up magician Steve Cohen, star of the weekly Chamber Magic show in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, an essential tool of the trade is a good deck of cardsand none measured up. So Mr. Cohen, a.k.a. The Millionaires' Magician, created his own sleek, ultra-luxury deck and called them TYCOONS in honor of his exclusive clientele. (more...)

Jon Feltheimer to Receive Producer's Guild 2015 Milestone Award; Ryan Murphy Co-Chairs EventJon Feltheimer to Receive Producer's Guild 2015 Milestone Award; Ryan Murphy Co-Chairs Event
by Movies News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today that Lionsgate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer will be honored with the 2015 Milestone Award. The award will be presented to Mr. Feltheimer at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kickoff Cocktail Reception for Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary JubileePhoto Flash: Kickoff Cocktail Reception for Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Longtime arts patrons Ann and William Van Ness welcomed guests to their art filled townhouse for a very special kickoff cocktail reception for the committees and honorees of the upcoming ROLEX presents NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee which takes place Monday, October 6, 2014 followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Scroll down for photos from the soiree! (more...)

Stephen Costello Set for San Francisco Opera World Premiere, Return to the Met, Debut at Wigmore and More in 2014-15Stephen Costello Set for San Francisco Opera World Premiere, Return to the Met, Debut at Wigmore and More in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Stephen Costello looks forward to a number of important firsts in 2014-15. Besides creating the role of Michele in San Francisco Opera's world premiere production of Two Women, the Tucker Award-winning tenor returns to the Metropolitan Opera for a pair of house role debuts, reprising his star turn as Alfredo -- also seen this season at the Vienna State Opera -- in La traviata, and singing Camille in Susan Stroman's new staging of The Merry Widow. He makes his professional role debut as Ferrando in Così fan tutte at Houston Grand Opera, and house debuts at both Austin Lyric Opera, in the title role of a new Roméo et Juliette, and London's Wigmore Hall, where he launches the season with a solo recital in the prestigious Rosenblatt Series. Costello also joins his wife, soprano Ailyn Pérez, for romantic duets from their recent hit album, Love Duets, with the BBC Symphony at London's Barbican Hall, and on a U.S. duo recital tour to the opera houses of Washington, Dallas, San Diego, and Philadelphia. (more...)

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