Wishful Drinking News

Broadway to Dim Marquees in Memory of Carrie Fisher and Debbie ReynoldsBroadway to Dim Marquees in Memory of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in their memories on Friday, January 6, 2017, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017
by - Jan 3, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Wonderful Women We Lost in 2016Photo Flash: Remembering the Wonderful Women We Lost in 2016
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2017

As we enter the new year, it is important to remember those we have lost in the preceding twelve months. Who shared their gifts with both our community and the world and whose mark will forever be left on all those lucky enough to have witnessed them in action. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/31-1/1/2017Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/31-1/1/2017
by - Jan 1, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 1, 2017 - Sunday, January 1, 2017. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/31/2016
by - Dec 31, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/31/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 31, 2016BWW's On This Day - December 31, 2016
by - Dec 31, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Memoirs, Best-Selling Books and More by Carrie Fisher and Debbie ReynoldsMemoirs, Best-Selling Books and More by Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Carrie Fisher, who passed away on December 27th, wrote several best-selling books, which were mostly semi-autobiographical in nature. Among those were: (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher in Documentary BRIGHT LIGHTS, Airing on HBO 1/7VIDEO: First Look - Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher in Documentary BRIGHT LIGHTS, Airing on HBO 1/7
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

As family, friends and fans continue to mourn the passing of Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds this week, HBO will soon give an inside look at their close relationship and lives in the new documentary BRIGHT LIGHTS. (more...)

HBO to Present Encore Broadcast of Carrie Fisher's WISHFUL DRINKINGHBO to Present Encore Broadcast of Carrie Fisher's WISHFUL DRINKING
by TV News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

HBO remembers Carrie Fisher with an encore presentation of WISHFUL DRINKING this Sunday, Jan. 1 (9:00-10:20 p.m. ET/PT) on the main HBO channel. (more...)

BWW Vault: Carrie Fisher On Connecting with Broadway AudiencesBWW Vault: Carrie Fisher On Connecting with Broadway Audiences
by Alan Henry - Dec 28, 2016

Yesterday BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Carrie Fisher, best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia Organa, has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 60. Family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement on behalf of Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd which reads: 'It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning. She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.' (more...)

Carrie Fisher Was Working on WISHFUL DRINKING Sequel Before Her PassingCarrie Fisher Was Working on WISHFUL DRINKING Sequel Before Her Passing
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

IndieWire.com has reported, that at the time of her passing, Star Wars icon, Carrie Fisher, was at work on a sequel to her 2009 solo show, Wishful Drinking. (more...)

Hollywood & Theater Stars React to Passing of Carrie FisherHollywood & Theater Stars React to Passing of Carrie Fisher
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

As BWW reported this morning, Carrie Fisher, best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia Organa, has died after suffering a heart attack on Friday. She was 60. Stars of stage and screen turned to social media to share their grief over the loss of a legend (more...)

Breaking News: Star of Stage & Screen Carrie Fisher Dies at Age 60Breaking News: Star of Stage & Screen Carrie Fisher Dies at Age 60
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Carrie Fisher, best known as Star Wars' Princess Leia Organa, has died after suffering a heart attack. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Carrie Fisher Stars in One-Woman Broadway Show WISHFUL DRINKINGBWW Flashback: Carrie Fisher Stars in One-Woman Broadway Show WISHFUL DRINKING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Beloved actress Carrie Fisher is now in stable condition after suffering a heart attack over the weekend. Today BWW looks back at Fisher's autobiographical one-woman Broadway show, WISHFUL DRINKING. (more...)

Update: Debbie Reynolds Tweets Carrie Fisher in 'Stable Condition'; Thanks for PrayersUpdate: Debbie Reynolds Tweets Carrie Fisher in 'Stable Condition'; Thanks for Prayers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2016

A new tweet by her mother, Debbie Reynolds updates fans noting 'Carrie is in stable condition.If there is a change,we will share it. For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes.' (more...)

Update: Carrie Fisher in Stable Condition Following Heart Attack on PlaneUpdate: Carrie Fisher in Stable Condition Following Heart Attack on Plane
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

According to multiple published sources and first reported by TMZ, Carrie Fisher has been rushed to the hospital after suffering a massive heart attack Friday afternoon on a flight from London to LAX. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - HBO's Adaptation of Off-Broadway's EVERY BRILLIANT THING, Premiering 12/26VIDEO: First Look - HBO's Adaptation of Off-Broadway's EVERY BRILLIANT THING, Premiering 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

HBO has just released the offical trailer for EVERY BRILLIANT THING, via Vulture. The uplifting and inspirational film, an adaptation of the hit one-man play, premieres on December 26, offering an effective antidote to the holiday blues. (more...)

Scoop: EVERY BRILLIANT THING on HBO - Monday, December 26, 2016Scoop: EVERY BRILLIANT THING on HBO - Monday, December 26, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on EVERY BRILLIANT THING on HBO, airing on Monday, December 26, 2016! (more...)

HBO to Present EVERY BRILLIANT THING, Based on Hit off-Broadway ShowHBO to Present EVERY BRILLIANT THING, Based on Hit off-Broadway Show
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Coming into the holiday season, when many reflect on what they are most grateful for, EVERY BRILLIANT THING strikes a delicate balance between sobering loss and cathartic laughter. (more...)

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