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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...)

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...)

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...)

Broadway's Michael C. Hall to Play JFK in Season 2 of Netflix's THE CROWNBroadway's Michael C. Hall to Play JFK in Season 2 of Netflix's THE CROWN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Michael C. Hall will take on the role of President John F. Kennedy in the second season of Netflix's THE CROWN. (more...)

Top Books in Honor of Queen Elizabeth's Sapphire JubileeTop Books in Honor of Queen Elizabeth's Sapphire Jubilee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Sapphire Jubilee, marking the 65th anniversary of the monarch's accession to the throne. (more...)

Stage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts MedalStage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts Medal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Award-winning actor John Lithgow ('67 ArD '05) is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4 pm at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Tony Winner John Lithgow Joins Cast of PITCH PERFECT 3Tony Winner John Lithgow Joins Cast of PITCH PERFECT 3
by Movies News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

John Lithgow, who recently picked up a SAG Award for his performance as Winston Churchill in Netflix's 'The Crown,' has signed on to the cast of PITCH PERFECT 3 (more...)

Calling South Australians to Apply for Churchill FellowshipsCalling South Australians to Apply for Churchill Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust of Australia is calling for South Australians with a great idea and a passion to translate that idea into something that can contribute positively to Australia in their field of endeavour, to apply for a2017 Churchill Fellowship. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Curve's Production Of Joe Orton's WHAT THE BUTLER SAWFull Cast Announced For Curve's Production Of Joe Orton's WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

???????Curve announces full casting for Joe Orton's What the Butler Saw, directed by Curve Artistic Director Nikolai Foster and presented to mark 50 years since the iconic Leicester playwright's death. (more...)

Lisa Bostnar And Gus Kaikkonen To Read Famous Love LettersLisa Bostnar And Gus Kaikkonen To Read Famous Love Letters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Award-winning actors Lisa Bostnar and Gus Kaikkonen will perform readings of famous love letters as part of a dinner and theatre package being offered by Sunflowers Cafe and the River Street Theatre (RST) in Jaffrey on Monday, February 13th. (more...)

BWW Review: Fiona Reid Shines in THE AUDIENCEBWW Review: Fiona Reid Shines in THE AUDIENCE
by Alan Henry - Jan 20, 2017

Fans of The Crown on Netflix will love The Audience. In fact, they share the same writer (Peter Morgan wrote the Netflix series and is the playwright) though the projects are separated by a few years of development. In fact, some of the dialogue from the Netflix show is clearly lifted from the play. (more...)

ICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award WinnersICP Announces 2017 Infinity Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The International Center of Photography (ICP), the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture, today announced the 2017 honorees of its annual Infinity Awards, widely considered the leading honor for excellence in the field. The 33rd annual ICP Infinity Awards will be held in New York City on the evening of Monday, April 24. (more...)

Trio of British Dramas Starring Pip Utton Touring Sydney, Melbourne, CanberraTrio of British Dramas Starring Pip Utton Touring Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A trio of politically charged monologues comes to Australia at the end of the month, appearing in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Award-winning British actor and playwright Pip Utton will be touring three dramas, each of which illustrates one of history's most notorious leaders. (more...)

WATCH: Royal Albert Hall Recreates The World's First Ever Commercial Christmas CardWATCH: Royal Albert Hall Recreates The World's First Ever Commercial Christmas Card
by Marianka Swain - Dec 15, 2016

To celebrate the festive season, the Royal Albert Hall has recreated the world's first ever commercial Christmas card - designed by Sir Henry Cole, instrumental in creating the iconic venue - using 14 stars from its glittering past. (more...)

Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival to Launch in JanuaryInaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival to Launch in January
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

We are culture. We are exploration. We are The New York Science Fiction Film Festival. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sarah Anne SillersBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sarah Anne Sillers
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 7, 2016

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