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Photo Flash: First Look at Quentin Tarantino's HATEFUL EIGHTPhoto Flash: First Look at Quentin Tarantino's HATEFUL EIGHT
by Movies News Desk - May 8, 2015

Entertainment Weekly just unveiled a plethora of stills, plus two concept sketches, from Quentin Tarantino's THE HATEFUL EIGHT. Check them out, courtesy of ComingSoon.net, below! (more...)

Nashville Ballet to Close Season with EMERGENCENashville Ballet to Close Season with EMERGENCE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Nashville Ballet closes its 2014-2015 performance season with the return of its cutting-edge Emergence series, an evening of emerging art featuring four original pieces from renowned local musicians and guest choreographers, May 14-16, 2015, at The Martin Center for Nashville Ballet. (more...)

Morningside Opera to Present Long-Lost, Historical Opera VOODOO, 6/26-27Morningside Opera to Present Long-Lost, Historical Opera VOODOO, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Morningside Opera, the NYC-based opera company that most recently presented the acclaimed Here Be Sirens and ¡Figaro! (90210), teams up with Harlem Opera Theater and The Harlem Chamber Players to present a concert of the long-lost and historical opera VOODOO, by African-American composer Harry Lawrence Freeman, with a 30-piece orchestra and full chorus. Gregory Hopkins is the conductor.  Last performed in NYC in 1928, VOODOO, will play two concert performances only on June 26 and 27, 2015 at 7PM at Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway, at the corner of Broadway and 116th street) in Manhattan. (more...)

Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Muny announced today several principal cast members for the seven shows in its spectacular 97th season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. Full casts and companies will be announced throughout May. (more...)

Lincoln's Greatest Speech' Documentary to Premiere at Lincoln Legacy Symposium in WashingtonLincoln's Greatest Speech' Documentary to Premiere at Lincoln Legacy Symposium in Washington
by Movies News Desk - May 7, 2015

What was President Abraham Lincoln's greatest speech? To further commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination and end of The Civil War, a premiere screening of the hour-long documentary Lincoln's Greatest Speech will be shown on May 16 in Washington, D.C (more...)

BWW Interviews: Actor J. Anthony Crane Talks THE MUSIC MANBWW Interviews: Actor J. Anthony Crane Talks THE MUSIC MAN
by Katricia Lang - May 7, 2015

THE MUSIC MAN involves Harold Hill, a con man swindling good, kind-hearted people by promising to provide services he can't provide and that never materialize. It's true, the cherished musical is as American as apple pie. (more...)

Reelz to Present AMERICAN VETERANS CENTER'S 2015 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE , 5/25Reelz to Present AMERICAN VETERANS CENTER'S 2015 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY PARADE , 5/25
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2015

REELZ today announced that the men and women who have given their lives in defense of freedom in the world will be honored at The American Veterans Center's 2015 National Memorial Day Parade airing live on Monday, May 25 starting at 2pm ET/ 11am PT. (more...)

Misty Copeland & More Featured in Ric Burns' American Ballet Theatre Documentary on THIRTEEN, 5/15Misty Copeland & More Featured in Ric Burns' American Ballet Theatre Documentary on THIRTEEN, 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series teams up with Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns to co-produce a new documentary about American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in honor of its 75th anniversary. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Documentary to Premiere Nationwide on PBS, 5/15American Ballet Theatre Documentary to Premiere Nationwide on PBS, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series teams up with Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns to co-produce a new documentary about American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in honor of its 75th anniversary.   (more...)

ODYSSEY OF INNOCENTS is ReleasedODYSSEY OF INNOCENTS is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

SOLVANG, Calif. (more...)

Mississippi Rock/Pop Band The Shoe Birds Release Debut Record 'Southern Gothic'Mississippi Rock/Pop Band The Shoe Birds Release Debut Record 'Southern Gothic'
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Named after the only children's book acclaimed Southern author Eudora Welty ever wrote, Mississippi based pop/rock band, The Shoe Birds, released their debut record, 'Southern Gothic', this week on WaxSaw Records. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2015

A captivating, new Smithsonian Channel original eight-part series recounts the incredible stories of luck, grit, determination and genius behind dozens of the inventions and inventors that have shaped our world. MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION premieres Sunday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Diane Paulus Talks Public Policy In The Arts & A.R.T.'s CROSSINGDiane Paulus Talks Public Policy In The Arts & A.R.T.'s CROSSING
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2015

Get a first look at CROSSING! (more...)

Inside Tech Week For A.R.T.'s CROSSINGInside Tech Week For A.R.T.'s CROSSING
by Pat Cerasaro - May 26, 2015

Go inside tech week for CROSSING! (more...)

Grief Book Benefits Military Outreach USAGrief Book Benefits Military Outreach USA
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

CHICAGO, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ An award-winning author of four books on grieving the death of a friend has announced a partnership with Glenview-based Military Outreach USA. (more...)

Douglas V. Mastriano Wins Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing AwardDouglas V. Mastriano Wins Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Lexington, KY—University Press of Kentucky author Douglas V. Mastriano has been named the recipient of the 2014Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award for Biography for his book Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne. The AHF recognizes six books and three articles each year as outstanding achievements in writing on U.S. Army history. The awards were presented at the AHF's Eighteenth Annual Members' Meeting, held 18 May 2015 at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, VA, and General William Hartzog, USA-Ret., announced the winners. (more...)

New Rehearsal Photos For A.R.T.'s CROSSINGNew Rehearsal Photos For A.R.T.'s CROSSING
by Pat Cerasaro - May 22, 2015

Get a new look at CROSSING! (more...)

Dan Fogler, Ana Gasteyer, Aaron Lazar & More Will Join Jonathan Groff in Encores! Off-Center's A NEW BRAINDan Fogler, Ana Gasteyer, Aaron Lazar & More Will Join Jonathan Groff in Encores! Off-Center's A NEW BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Jenni Barber, Quentin Earl Darrington, Bradley Dean, Dan Fogler, Ana Gasteyer, Josh Lamon, Aaron Lazar, Alyse Alan Louis and Rema Webb will join the previously announced Jonathan Groff in the Encores! Off-Center production of William Finn and James Lapine's A New Brain, running June 24 - 27, 2015. The production will be directed by James Lapine, with choreography by Josh Prince. (more...)

2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Kicks Off Next Month; Lineup Announced!2015 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Kicks Off Next Month; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, the country's premier socially-conscious, eco-friendly arts festival, is proud to announce its seventh season of plays, musicals & staged readings, with all shows taking place at The Paradise Factory, 64 East 4th St, between 2nd Avenue & Bowery. (more...)

Stars Gather for the 10th Annual National Memorial Day ParadeStars Gather for the 10th Annual National Memorial Day Parade
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

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FOR THE LAST TIME Begins Tonight at Theater RowFOR THE LAST TIME Begins Tonight at Theater Row
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Beginning performances tonight, FOR THE LAST TIME is a new jazz musical with music and lyrics by celebrated composer Nancy Harrow (This Side of Paradise), book by Will Pomerantz and Nancy Harrow, directed by Will Pomerantz (The Blue Flower), arrangements/ orchestrations by Dennis Mackrel (Conductor of the Count Basie Band), with music direction by Cody Owen Stine (Murder Ballad). It is getting its world premiere at Theater Row's Clurman Theatre and will celebrate its opening on May 28 and running through June 20, 2015. Tickets are $39-79 and can be purchased by visiting www.Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. (more...)

Diane Paulus & More In Rehearsal For A.R.T.'s CROSSINGDiane Paulus & More In Rehearsal For A.R.T.'s CROSSING
by Pat Cerasaro - May 18, 2015

Get a first look at CROSSING! (more...)

Mark Ruffalo to Appear in Marvel's CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR?Mark Ruffalo to Appear in Marvel's CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR?
by Movies News Desk - May 16, 2015

Could the Hulk be joining Captain America in the soldier's upcoming film? Mark Ruffalo seems to have inside information. (more...)

CRITICS CHOICE: Resistance is FutileCRITICS CHOICE: Resistance is Futile
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 15, 2015

The weekend is upon us, which means you have just a few hours to figure out a game plan so you don't miss out on all the fun that's happening all around you. We've got the goods on theatrical events this weekend, to save wear and tear on your brain, and we can offer some sound advice: Just do as we say and everything will be fine. Resistance is futile. (more...)

Director & Writer Dee Rees Talks About HBO Films' BESSIE, Debuting TodayDirector & Writer Dee Rees Talks About HBO Films' BESSIE, Debuting Today
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2015

Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah ("Chicago") stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees ("Pariah") from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois. (more...)

PharMerica to Pay $31.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Violations of Controlled Substances Act And False Claims ActPharMerica to Pay $31.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Violations of Controlled Substances Act And False Claims Act
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

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AS YOU LIKE IT Runs 6/7-9/26 at TheatricumAS YOU LIKE IT Runs 6/7-9/26 at Theatricum
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum kicks off its 2015 'Americana' season with an all-American staging of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, re-set in the divided South of the post-Civil War era and featuring traditional American folk music and dance from that period. As You Like It opens on Sunday, June 7 at 3:30 p.m. (more...)

TOKIO CONFIDENTIAL Recording, Featuring Jill Paice & Telly Leung, Released TodayTOKIO CONFIDENTIAL Recording, Featuring Jill Paice & Telly Leung, Released Today
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The recording of TOKIO CONFIDENTIAL, a new musical with words and music by Eric Schorr that had its Off-Broadway world premiere in 2012, will be released by Broadway Records and is now available for pre-order on the Broadway Records website at www.broadwayrecords.com/cds/tokio-confidential and select retailers. The album will be released on CD and digitally today, May 12, 2015. (more...)

CRITICS' CHOICE: What's Happening This Week?CRITICS' CHOICE: What's Happening This Week?
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 12, 2015

There always seems to be so much to do in Nashville, from a creative and theatrical standpoint, we're often asked for recommendations of what's not to be missed on our calendar. Well, have no fear, gentle readers, we're at your service, at the ready to tell you of the shows you really should see this week and in the coming weeks… (more...)

SARAH JANE Book is Based upon Actual AccountsSARAH JANE Book is Based upon Actual Accounts
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

GALENA, Mo. (more...)

Ben Davis, Joyce DeWitt and More to Star in Totem Pole Playhouse's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!Ben Davis, Joyce DeWitt and More to Star in Totem Pole Playhouse's 2015 Summer Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer stock theatre located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, has announced the casting for the theatre's 65th Anniversary summer season. Included in the casts will be the star of a current, long-running CBS television series, a star from one of the classic TV sitcoms of the 1970s and '80s, a Tony Award-winning, internationally-acclaimed baritone, and a veteran stage actor offering his final performance in his one-man show directed by an Oscar Award-winning director. Franklin County Visitors Bureau is the season's sponsor. (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

A captivating, new Smithsonian Channel eight-part series recounts the incredible stories of luck, grit, determination and genius behind dozens of the inventions and inventors that have shaped our world. MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION premieres Sunday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Morningside Opera Sets Cast of VOODOO, 6/26-27Morningside Opera Sets Cast of VOODOO, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Metropolitan Opera singer Janinah Burnett and Joanna Marie Ford and Steven Wallace will perform the leading roles in Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater and The Harlem Chamber Players concert production of VOODOO, the long-lost and historical opera by African American composer Harry Lawrence Freeman. They will be joined by Crystal Charles, James R. Hopkins III, Barry L. Robinson, Darian Worrall, a full chorus and 30-piece orchestra.  The production is directed by Melissa Crespo and conducted by Gregory Hopkins.   Last performed in NYC in 1928, VOODOO, will play two concert performances only on June 26 and 27, 2015 at 7PM at Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway, at the corner of Broadway and 116th street) in Manhattan. Terrance McKnight of WQXR Radio is the evening's host. Tickets are $25 advance/$30 at the door, with discount tickets available for students and seniors at $20. They can be purchased by visiting http://voodoo.brownpapertickets.com/ or by calling 800-838-3006. (more...)

Walt Disney Tribute Among PBS' 2015 Fall Primetime ScheduleWalt Disney Tribute Among PBS' 2015 Fall Primetime Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

PBS' Fall 2015 primetime schedule offers delights in all genres - from drama to the performing arts to sumptuous nature and science programs (more...)

Full Cast Set for OKLAHOMA! at The Muny, Featuring Beth Leavel, Ben Davis & MoreFull Cast Set for OKLAHOMA! at The Muny, Featuring Beth Leavel, Ben Davis & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production of Oklahoma! (August 10 -16) directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Susan Stroman and music directed by Kevin Stites. Ginger Thatcher will restage Ms. Stroman's choreography. (more...)

ONE STONE REVOLUTION is ReleasedONE STONE REVOLUTION is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

STERLING, Va. (more...)

Wally Dunn Joins Cast of Barrington Stage's BUTLERWally Dunn Joins Cast of Barrington Stage's BUTLER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre company in Downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced that NY actor Wally Dunn has joined the cast of Richard Strand's Butler, directed by Joseph Discher. (more...)

Robert L. Caleo Launches FARRAGUT AND FAMILYRobert L. Caleo Launches FARRAGUT AND FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

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Herbert C. Robinson Releases THE SECRET KEPTHerbert C. Robinson Releases THE SECRET KEPT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

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Trevor Nunn to Stage THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre KingstonTrevor Nunn to Stage THE WARS OF THE ROSES at Rose Theatre Kingston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its most ambitious project to date - this autumn the Rose stage will be transformed into a battlefield for The Wars of the Roses, a gripping adaptation of four of Shakespeare's history plays, directed by Trevor Nunn. The productions will play in rep from 16 September until 31 October, with press performances for all three plays on 3 October. (more...)

Tony Winner Beth Leavel to Co-Host 17th Annual COLUMN Awards GalaTony Winner Beth Leavel to Co-Host 17th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

THE COLUMN Awards Organization announced today that one of Broadway's brightest stars will serve as the guest star and Co-host for the 17th Annual COLUMN Awards Gala, Tony Award winner Beth Leavel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of FOR THE LAST TIME at Clurman TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of FOR THE LAST TIME at Clurman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

FOR THE LAST TIME is a new jazz musical with music and lyrics by celebrated composer Nancy Harrow (This Side of Paradise), book by Will Pomerantz and Nancy Harrow, directed by Will Pomerantz(The Blue Flower), arrangements/ orchestrations by Dennis Mackrel (Conductor of the Count Basie Band), with music direction by Cody Owen Stine (Murder Ballad has received its world premiere at Theater Row's Clurman Theatre, and opened on May 28 and running through June 20, 2015. Tickets are $39-79 and can be purchased by visitingwww.Telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. Check out a look back at opening night below! (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14Smithsonian Channel to Premiere New Series MY MILLION DOLLAR INVENTION, 6/14
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

A sketch on a napkin...a flash of inspiration while driving... a sudden glimpse into the future... these sudden insights have led to world-changing inventions, and turned ordinary people into millionaires. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tommy Tune, 2CELLOS, Martina McBride, Joss Stone, Boyz II Men and More Perform at Ford's Theatre's 2015 GalaPhoto Flash: Tommy Tune, 2CELLOS, Martina McBride, Joss Stone, Boyz II Men and More Perform at Ford's Theatre's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, former United States Attorney General Eric Holder, United States Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, United States Secretary of Department of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald, actor George Newbern, members of Congress and other distinguished guests attended the Ford's Theatre Annual Gala the evening of Sunday, May 31, 2015, at Ford's Theatre (511 10th Street NW). Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

OSF Sets New AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS CommissionsOSF Sets New AMERICAN REVOLUTIONS Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

American Revolutions is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 10-year commissioning program (2008-2018) of up to 37 new plays that look at moments of change in America's past, with the goal of helping to establish a shared understanding of our national identity and illuminate the best paths for our nation's future. (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Josh Radnor to Star in New PBS Drama MERCY STREETNorbert Leo Butz, Josh Radnor to Star in New PBS Drama MERCY STREET
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Today, PBS announced that an award-winning cast and acclaimed television directors Roxann Dawson and Jeremy Webb will join its new Civil War-based drama, officially named MERCY STREET. (more...)

Michael Molinski Releases New FictionMichael Molinski Releases New Fiction
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (more...)

Conrad Evart Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Produce Documentary on Anti-PoachingConrad Evart Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Produce Documentary on Anti-Poaching
by Movies News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

With a strong storyline revolving around Mark Haldane, Craig Windt and their rangers, 'Anti-Poaching' is sure to be not only an excellent documentary but an authoritative how-to guide for anti-poaching efforts.  That's because the efforts made and results achieved will be shown to be truly effective with an easy path to follow to replicate their proven anti-poaching success anywhere in the world. (more...)

The Greene Space's AMERICAN CENTURY CYCLE Recordings, Featuring Phylicia Rashad & More, Online NowThe Greene Space's AMERICAN CENTURY CYCLE Recordings, Featuring Phylicia Rashad & More, Online Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

In the fall of 2013, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC & WQXR undertook a historic undertaking: to record -- for the first time -- all 10 plays from August Wilson's lauded American Century Cycle. Those audio recordings, along with exclusive video excerpts and photographs from the readings, are now being made available for online streaming on a time-limited basis here until August 26, 2015. (more...)

Viola Davis to Star in Harriet Tubman Movie for HBOViola Davis to Star in Harriet Tubman Movie for HBO
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Deadline writes that VIOLA Davis will portray the iconic Harriet Tubman in an upcoming film for HBO. (more...)

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