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Samuel Goldwyn Films & CMT Will Hatch Competitive Documentary CHICKEN PEOPLESamuel Goldwyn Films & CMT Will Hatch Competitive Documentary CHICKEN PEOPLE
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Samuel Goldwyn Films and CMT announced today that Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights from CMT for CHICKEN PEOPLE. (more...)

VIDEO: Jared Leto is 'The Joker' in New Extended SUICIDE SQUAD PromoVIDEO: Jared Leto is 'The Joker' in New Extended SUICIDE SQUAD Promo
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

In the new promo for Warner Bros. Pictures' highly anticipated super villain movie SUICIDE SQUAD, Jared Leto is really really crazy! Distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, the film opens in 3D, 2D and in select IMAX 3D theaters beginning August 5, 2016. (more...)

Denzel Washington-Led Big Screen Adaptation of Tony Winning FENCES Gets Premiere DateDenzel Washington-Led Big Screen Adaptation of Tony Winning FENCES Gets Premiere Date
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Theater fans must mark December 25th on their calendars as the nationwide premiere date for Paramount Pictures' big screen adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony winning play FENCES. (more...)

AB Receives 35 Emmy Nominations for BLACK-ISH & MoreAB Receives 35 Emmy Nominations for BLACK-ISH & More
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

ABC received 35 Emmy nominations this morning, including a first-time nomination for critically acclaimed comedy series “black-ish” and Leading Actress Tracee Ellis Ross and a second nomination for Outstanding Limited Series for “American Crime.” (more...)

Audra McDonald, Bryan Cranston, GREASE LIVE Among Theater Stars Nominated for 68th Annual EMMY AWARDSAudra McDonald, Bryan Cranston, GREASE LIVE Among Theater Stars Nominated for 68th Annual EMMY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 14, 2016

This morning, Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham presented the nominations for the 68th EMMY AWARDS from the Wolf Theatre at the Academy's newly-opened Saban Media Center. (more...)

Warner Bros. Pictures Brings Heroes, Magic and Myth to This Year's Comic-Con International: San DiegoWarner Bros. Pictures Brings Heroes, Magic and Myth to This Year's Comic-Con International: San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

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Cast of GAME OF THRONES & More Set for TBS's CONAN @ Comic-Con InternationalCast of GAME OF THRONES & More Set for TBS's CONAN @ Comic-Con International
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Conan O'Brien will welcome an all-star lineup of guests when he returns to San Diego for a week of shows to be taped during Comic-Con(R) International. (more...)

Drake, Beyonce, Rihanna Top Winners of 2016 BET AWARDS; Full List!Drake, Beyonce, Rihanna Top Winners of 2016 BET AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The 2016 BET AWARDS took place at Microsoft Theater last night, Sunday, June 26. Check out the full list of winners (more...)

DC's 'Worst of the Worst' Super-Villains Take Over This Year's Comic-ConDC's 'Worst of the Worst' Super-Villains Take Over This Year's Comic-Con
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

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Warner Bros & DC Entertainment Unleash Worldwide Merchandising for Action Adventure SUICIDE SQUADWarner Bros & DC Entertainment Unleash Worldwide Merchandising for Action Adventure SUICIDE SQUAD
by Movies News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

This summer, Super-Villains will take over in the highly anticipated big screen action adventure SUICIDE SQUAD, marking the theatrical debut of some of the most beloved bad guys in the DC Universe, (more...)

2017 YoungArts Winner Applications Now Open2017 YoungArts Winner Applications Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) announces today that applications to become a 2017 YoungArts Winner will be accepted from June 1, 2016 through October 14, 2016. YoungArts identifies and nurtures the nation's most accomplished emerging artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts between the ages of 15 and 18 or in high school grades 10-12, and encourages candidates to submit their applications online at http://www.youngarts.org/apply. (more...)

Adele, Drake Among Nominees for the 2016 BET AWARDS; Full List!Adele, Drake Among Nominees for the 2016 BET AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (VIA, VIA.B), today announced the nominations for the 2016 'BET Awards,' taking place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26. (more...)

Unusual Suspects Theatre Company to Honor MY CRAZY EX-GIRLFIEND's Rachel Bloom & Former Executive DirectorUnusual Suspects Theatre Company to Honor MY CRAZY EX-GIRLFIEND's Rachel Bloom & Former Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company (US) will hold its eighth annual gala on Thursday, May 19, at 6:30 pm at the Line Hotel on Wilshire Blvd. in the heart of Koreatown, with evening performances of original works, created entirely by the company's student participants as part of Unusual Suspects' flagship theater-arts education and mentorship program. The evening's theme is 'Raising the Stakes:' raising expectations, elevating young voices and expanding the organization's commitment to families throughout Los Angeles. (more...)

August Wilson's Boyhood Home To Be Renovated Into An Arts CenterAugust Wilson's Boyhood Home To Be Renovated Into An Arts Center
by Michael Dale - Apr 28, 2016

The building where the great playwright spent the first thirteen years of his life had been in a state of ruin. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy to Present FANTASTIC MR. FOXPenobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy to Present FANTASTIC MR. FOX
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy presents Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl's classic tale of a bodacious, bushy-tailed husband and father with a casual approach to property lines. Fox's charm is as irrepressible as his hunger for fresh chickens, which is why audiences will cheer as he outfoxes his miserable neighbors. Performances will be May 13 and 14 at 4:30 pm and May 15 at 11:30 am at the Bangor Opera House. (more...)

Annual 'Playwrights for a Cause', Benefitting New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, to Be Held in JulyAnnual 'Playwrights for a Cause', Benefitting New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, to Be Held in July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The annual Playwrights for a Cause benefit will be Sunday, July 24th at 7:30 pm at the Atlantic Theatre (Linda Gross Theater), 336 West 20th Street, NYC 10011. The special performance will include six original plays. This year the playwrights for the benefit will include: Israel Horovitz, Dominique Morisseau, Antoinette Nwandu, John Patrick Shanley, Regina Taylor as well as an award-winning writer from the Planet Connections community that will be announced later. (more...)

YoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and MoreYoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2016 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 12 to 17 and will offer 2016 YoungArts Winners from the New York area - selected from a record number of 12,000 applications - a rare opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with fellow peers and creative luminaries across artistic disciplines. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Will Smith Stars in Action-Packed Super Villain Movie SUICIDE SQUADVIDEO: First Look - Will Smith Stars in Action-Packed Super Villain Movie SUICIDE SQUAD
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

At last night's '2016 MTV Movie Awards' an exclusive sneak peek from Warner Bros. Pictures' highly anticipated super villain movie SUICIDE SQUAD debuted. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Welcomes New Board Chair & MembersIndependent Shakespeare Co. Welcomes New Board Chair & Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), announced today that EDUARDO A. BRANIFF has been unanimously elected as the new chairman of the board of INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. Eduardo has over 15 years experience in creating brands and brand experiences for corporate and cultural enterprises. As CEO and Creative Director of Imagination, he stewarded brands such as Ford, Claire's, SAP, Patron and Coca-Cola. More recently, as Partner of IDEAB he's focused on coaching leaders of creative enterprises in defining more effective growth strategies, leading more engaged teams and creating more compelling company cultures. In addition to serving on the board of Independent Shakespeare Co., he's a board director of Silkroad, Yo-Yo Ma's music and culture foundation. He is a graduate of Yale University. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Craig Lucas Honored with Dramatists Guild Fund's Sidney Kingsley AwardPhoto Coverage: Craig Lucas Honored with Dramatists Guild Fund's Sidney Kingsley Award
by Walter McBride - Apr 5, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund presented their Madge Evans and Sidney Kingsley Award to actress Audra McDonald and playwright Craig Lucas just last night. McDonalad was unable to attend the event due to her SHUFFLE ALONG schedule, but the show went on and BroadwayWorld was also there for the festivities. Check out photos below! (more...)

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