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Alex Ferns and David Schaal to Star in the World Premiere of RABBITS at Park TheatreAlex Ferns and David Schaal to Star in the World Premiere of RABBITS at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

A new black comedy tale of marital strife and bunny murder comes to Park Theatre from Joe Hampson, the writer of Skins, The News Quiz & Newsjack who makes his stage writing debut with Rabbits. (more...)

Second Thought to Close 2017 Season with World Premiere of THE NECESSITIESSecond Thought to Close 2017 Season with World Premiere of THE NECESSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Second Thought Theatre closes its 2017 season of change with the world premiere of The Necessities by Dallas-based playwright and artist Blake Hackler. Joel Ferrell, Associate Artistic Director for the Dallas Theater Center, returns to direct after previously directing Othello and Gruesome Playground Injuries for the company. (more...)

National Geographic and Nike Team on Global Feature Documentary SPECIAL BREAKING2National Geographic and Nike Team on Global Feature Documentary SPECIAL BREAKING2
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

On May 6, after a year of scientifically advanced training, three of the world's most elite distance runners set out to do the incredible, fueled by Nike — to break the two-hour marathon barrier (more...)

JAPAN CUTS 2017 Full Line-Up & Schedule AnnouncedJAPAN CUTS 2017 Full Line-Up & Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

JAPAN CUTS, North America's premiere showcase for new Japanese cinema, returns for its 11th installment July 13-23 to serve up a slice of the best and boldest films from Japan never before seen in NYC with special guest filmmakers and stars, post-screening Q&As, parties and more. Boasting a thrilling slate of epic blockbusters, shoestring independents, radical documentaries, mind-bending avant-garde, newly-restored classics and breathtaking animation, Japan Society's renowned summer film festival promises a bounty of cinematic discoveries for film fans and pop culture enthusiasts alike. (more...)

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & BeyondBWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
by Tory Gates - Jun 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.' (more...)

Rock Climber Alex Honnold Completes Daring 3,000-ft Rope-Free Climb of Yosemite's El Capitan, the Highest, Most Dangerous Rock-Climbing Route Ever AttemptedRock Climber Alex Honnold Completes Daring 3,000-ft Rope-Free Climb of Yosemite's El Capitan, the Highest, Most Dangerous Rock-Climbing Route Ever Attempted
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

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MT. EDDY Releases Debut Album ChromaMT. EDDY Releases Debut Album Chroma
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Oakland quartet MT. EDDY today released their debut album Chroma via Uncool Records. (more...)

London Transfer of YANK! Finds Full CompanyLondon Transfer of YANK! Finds Full Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Full casting is announced for YANK! which transfers to the Charing Cross Theatre in the summer for a seven week season from Monday 3 July - Saturday 19 August 2017. The UK spring premiere of the musical production at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester received extensive critical acclaim. (more...)

The Producers' Fund Announces 2017 Philadelphia Theatre Grant RecipientsThe Producers' Fund Announces 2017 Philadelphia Theatre Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Producers' Fund, a collective of donors who have created a fund at the Philadelphia Foundation, has announced their 2017 grant recipients. (more...)

Supporting the Work of Female Composers and Administrators at National Opera Center AmericaSupporting the Work of Female Composers and Administrators at National Opera Center America
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, announces a series of special initiatives to advance and highlight the work of women in opera. These programs are emblematic of OPERA America's deep commitment to achieving gender equity in the field. (more...)

BWW Interview: WRITER HERB KAUDERERBWW Interview: WRITER HERB KAUDERER
by Mark C. Lloyd - May 26, 2017

BWW Interview: WRITER HERB KAUDERER (more...)

2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold 2017 First Quarter Broadcast Television Film News: Announcing Creative Management Partners Agent Alan Morell Client Options Works Sold
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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Freeform Picks Up 'Black-Ish' Spin-Off COLLEGE-ISH (wt), Starring Yara ShahidiFreeform Picks Up 'Black-Ish' Spin-Off COLLEGE-ISH (wt), Starring Yara Shahidi
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, continues to grow its roster of original series by ordering scripted comedy COLLEGE-ISH(working title), a spin-off of ABC's award-winning hit series “black-ish' (more...)

Mt. Eddy Shares New Track 'Working Title'; Debut Album 'Chroma' Available for Pre-OrderMt. Eddy Shares New Track 'Working Title'; Debut Album 'Chroma' Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Oakland quartet MT. EDDY today released 'Working Title', the second track off their forthcoming debut album Chroma  Alternative Press premiered the track, which is available now via Soundcloud, Spotify, Apple Music, and iTunes. Starting today, Chroma is available for pre-order HERE. (more...)

ALCHEMY OF PUNK: A Live Punk Opera from BerlinALCHEMY OF PUNK: A Live Punk Opera from Berlin
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center's offsite presentation of Alchemy of Punk-a live punk opera and a work-in-progress from Berlin by Aneta Panek-just for one evening at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. (more...)

Dr. Rocco Monto Inks His Publishing Deal for His Book 'The Fountain' With Rodale Books Through His Agent Alan Morell Creative Management Partners Dr. Rocco Monto Inks His Publishing Deal for His Book 'The Fountain' With Rodale Books Through His Agent Alan Morell Creative Management Partners
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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Adventure Stage Chicago Season 14 Features AKEELAH AND THE BEEAdventure Stage Chicago Season 14 Features AKEELAH AND THE BEE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

???????Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces its 14th season of programming for young audiences, exploring the theme of "Literacy" as the company applies its mission of telling heroic stories to the Settlement objective of disrupting generational poverty. ASC's "Literacy" season features the stage adaptation of Akeelah and the Bee; a commissioned work by Lucas Baisch, based on the Guatemalan myths of Popol Vuh and created in collaboration with community partners; and an original piece devised by ASC's Trailblazers youth mentorship program.  All performances take place at Northwestern Settlement's Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble St. Tickets are $17 for adults and $12 for youth aged 14 years and younger. Group tickets are $10 for ten or more guests. Student matinee tickets are $7 for CPS and $8 for non-CPS groups. Tickets may be purchased at adventurestage.org or by calling 773.342.4141. (more...)

1968: THE YEAR THAT CHANGED AMERICA Among New Original Series Heading to CNN in 20181968: THE YEAR THAT CHANGED AMERICA Among New Original Series Heading to CNN in 2018
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

CNN, a division of Turner, will be adding five new Original Series to its slate in 2018, it was announced today at the Turner Upfront presentation in New York City. Detroit 1963: Once in a Great City; American Heiress: The Patty Hearst Story; 1968: The Year That Changed America; Kennedys: An American Dynasty and Pope will join the network's diverse portfolio of award-winning, critically-acclaimed nonfiction programming. (more...)

TNT Orders New Docu-Series WHO RUN THE WORLD? from Sarah Jessica Parker & Morgan SpurlockTNT Orders New Docu-Series WHO RUN THE WORLD? from Sarah Jessica Parker & Morgan Spurlock
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Turner's TNT has greenlit WHO RUN THE WORLD? (working title), a new documentary series executive-produced by Emmy® winner Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City, Divorce), Oscar® nominee Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me, The Greatest Movie Ever Sold) and Refinery29. (more...)

TNT Greenlights New Docu-Series MICHAEL MOORE LIVE FROM THE APOCALYPSETNT Greenlights New Docu-Series MICHAEL MOORE LIVE FROM THE APOCALYPSE
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Turner's TNT has greenlit MICHAEL MOORE LIVE FROM THE APOCALYPSE (working title), a new non-fiction series from Oscar® and Emmy® winner Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine, TV Nation). (more...)

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