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Marinas Menu: Discover History with MADEIRA WINESMarinas Menu: Discover History with MADEIRA WINES
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 19, 2017

Madeira Wine shares the name of Madeira, a small island in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Portugal.The slopes of the island have become the site of vineyards producing high quality grapes that yield exceptional wines. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for the 50th Anniversary Production of Joe Orton's LOOTFinal Casting Announced for the 50th Anniversary Production of Joe Orton's LOOT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece, LOOT. (more...)

Janet Ulrich Brooks Crowned Queen for Chicago Premiere of THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine TheatreJanet Ulrich Brooks Crowned Queen for Chicago Premiere of THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the first production of its 2017-2018 season-the Chicago premiere of THE AUDIENCE by Peter Morgan, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling, and featuring TimeLine Company Member Janet Ulrich Brooks in the central role of Queen Elizabeth II, August 24 - November 12, 2017 (previews August 16 - 23) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Gary Oldman Stars as Winston Churchill in DARKEST HOURVIDEO: First Look - Gary Oldman Stars as Winston Churchill in DARKEST HOUR
by Movies News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Gary Oldman stars  as Winston Churchill in the upcoming biopic DARKEST HOUR. The cast also features Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, and Ben Mendelsohn. Focus Features will release the drama in select cities on November 22, 2017. (more...)

CINDERELLA's Lily James to Play 'Young Donna' in MAMMA MIA SequelCINDERELLA's Lily James to Play 'Young Donna' in MAMMA MIA Sequel
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Lily James, currently starring on the big screen in BABY DRIVER, will show off her vocal chops in Universal's recently announced musical sequel to MAMMA MIA, subtitled 'Here We Go Again.' (more...)

American Heritage Returns in Digital FormatAmerican Heritage Returns in Digital Format
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

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American Heroes Channel to Present 3rd Annual SALUTE TO SACRIFICE Programming EventAmerican Heroes Channel to Present 3rd Annual SALUTE TO SACRIFICE Programming Event
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

This Memorial Day, American Heroes Channel (AHC) in partnership with The Bob Woodruff Foundation, The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and Got Your Six, honors our nation's heroes with the third annual SALUTE TO SACRIFICE event. (more...)

The Churchill Plot: New Thriller Ripped From the Headlines of HistoryThe Churchill Plot: New Thriller Ripped From the Headlines of History
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

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Russia Stages Queen Elizabeth II Bio ProductionRussia Stages Queen Elizabeth II Bio Production
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Russia's relationship with the UK is well known to be touchy, but the arts community is reaching out towards warmer diplomacy. According to BBC News, Moscow's Theatre of Nations has mounted a production of Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE. (more...)

Author Dr. Dorothy McCoy Releases First Novel, 'Return of the English Bulldog'Author Dr. Dorothy McCoy Releases First Novel, 'Return of the English Bulldog'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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British Comedic Legend Tommy Maitland to Host ABC's Talent Competition THE GONG SHOWBritish Comedic Legend Tommy Maitland to Host ABC's Talent Competition THE GONG SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

British comedic legend Tommy Maitland has been announced to host ABC's irreverent talent show competition THE GONG SHOW, which premieres on THURSDAY, JUNE 22 at 10:00 p.m. EDT. (more...)

Kinky Friedman LIVE Next Month at Daryl's HouseKinky Friedman LIVE Next Month at Daryl's House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Governor of the Heart of Texas Kinky Friedman has been resurrected.  And he's hitting the road to prove it.  The legendary outlaw country singer/songwriter, novelist and self-styled Texas Jewboy's latest album, The Loneliest Man I Ever Met (Avenue A Records/Thirty Tigers), mixing originals with interpretations of the music of his greatest contemporaries, has been a hit since its 2015 release.  (more...)

History to Explore Defining Moments in U.S. History in New Anthology Series THE COMMANDERSHistory to Explore Defining Moments in U.S. History in New Anthology Series THE COMMANDERS
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

HISTORY(R) is developing a new annual scripted television event, THE COMMANDERS, dramatizing pivotal moments in U.S. history that defined the men who served as the most powerful person in the nation, the President of the United States, (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day, March 8- Helen MIrren Receives a Royal Opening for THE AUDIENCE on BroadwaySTAGE TUBE: On This Day, March 8- Helen MIrren Receives a Royal Opening for THE AUDIENCE on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2017

stufffOn this day in 2015, Academy Award winner Helen Mirren returned to Broadway with a stunning portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. The production nabbed two Tony Awards, one for Mirren in the Leading Actress in a Play category and the other for Featured Actor in a Play, taken home by Richard McCabe for his portrayal of Harold Wilson. (more...)

VIDEO: Octavia Spencer, John Lithgow & Luke Bryan Play 'Catchphrase' on TONIGHTVIDEO: Octavia Spencer, John Lithgow & Luke Bryan Play 'Catchphrase' on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy teamed with Luke Bryan against Octavia Spencer and John Lithgow for a game of Catchphrase.  (more...)

Announcing TimeLine Theatre's 2017-2018 SeasonAnnouncing TimeLine Theatre's 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company, recipient of the 2016 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions and acclaimed for presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, announces its 2017-18 season.  (more...)

In Their Own Words: Arts Organizations on the Importance of the National Endowment for the ArtsIn Their Own Words: Arts Organizations on the Importance of the National Endowment for the Arts
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 18, 2017

The overall assumption regarding an interest in the arts seems to be one of partisan politics. Its value is an often debated topic in a divided nation whose idealistic chasm grows wider by the day. For many, the fate of the arts remains a concern of those confined to what conservatives label a 'coastal bubble.' A fringe frivolity to be cast aside in favor of funding more 'practical' ventures. (more...)

Edward Fox Returns To The West End In SAND IN THE SANDWICHES For A Strictly Limited Run Followed By An Extended UK TourEdward Fox Returns To The West End In SAND IN THE SANDWICHES For A Strictly Limited Run Followed By An Extended UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Fresh from a sell-out 2016 UK Tour, Edward Fox is to return to the West End in the celebrated one-man play exploring the life and work of John Betjeman, Sand in the Sandwiches, for a strictly limited London run. (more...)

Illusionist Derren Brown to Premiere SECRET at Atlantic Theater CompanyIllusionist Derren Brown to Premiere SECRET at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of Olivier Award winner Derren Brown's new show Secret, written by Andy Nyman, Derren Brown and Andrew O'Connor, and directed by Andrew O'Connor and Andy Nyman. (more...)

Greenwich + Docklands Festivals Appoints Michelle Walker As Executive DirectorGreenwich + Docklands Festivals Appoints Michelle Walker As Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Greenwich + Docklands Festivals (GDF) today announces the appointment of Michelle Walker as its new Executive Director.  She takes up her role in March. (more...)

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