BWW Reviews: SOLD Is Bold and Daring Filmmaking of the Highest OrderBWW Reviews: SOLD Is Bold and Daring Filmmaking of the Highest Order
by Herbert Paine - May 19, 2015

SOLD, the award-winning film based on Patricia McCormick's novel about the worldwide tragedy of human trafficking and directed by Jeffrey D. Brown, is a necessarily unsparing and stunning account of a Nepali child's ordeal in the nefarious world of brothels and gangsters, featuring riveting performances by Niyar Saikia, Seema Biswas, Sushmita Mukerjee, and Gillian Anderson. Mandatory viewing for all people of conscience. (more...)

VIDEO: Louis C.K. Mocks Racism in the US, Child Molesters, and More as SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE HostVIDEO: Louis C.K. Mocks Racism in the US, Child Molesters, and More as SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Host
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2015

Louis C.K. hosts this week's Season Finale of NBC's SATUDAY NIGHT LIVE, with musical guest, Rhianna. Below, check out clips from the show, including a Hillary Clinton-themed Cold Open, a racy opening monologue, plus Rihanna's special performance, and more to close out SNL's 40th season! (more...)

VIDEO: Louis C.K. & Kate McKinnon Promo SNL's Season FinaleVIDEO: Louis C.K. & Kate McKinnon Promo SNL's Season Finale
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2015

Louis C.K. hosts this week's Season Finale of NBC's SATUDAY NIGHT LIVE, with musical guest, Rhianna. Below, check out promos for the show featuring SNL regular Kate McKinnon! (more...)

BWW Reviews: An Enchanting Evening with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Dr. Phillips CenterBWW Reviews: An Enchanting Evening with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Dr. Phillips Center
by Kimberly Moy - May 13, 2015

The French fairy tale made famous by Walt Disney Pictures in 1991 comes to life on the Dr. Phillips Center stage. Disney fans and musical theater fans alike enjoy the enchanting story, award-winning music and lighthearted humor. What better city to see BEAUTY AND THE BEAST than in Orlando home of the "Happiest Place on Earth'? (more...)

Attic Theater to Stage John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW This Summer at The FleaAttic Theater to Stage John Patrick Shanley's THE DREAMER EXAMINES HIS PILLOW This Summer at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

The Attic Theater Company presents John Patrick Shanley's the dreamer examines his pillow, directed by Laura Braza. The first official revival of the play since its premiere in 1986, the dreamer examines his pillow will play a strictly-limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca) Saturday, July 25th through Saturday, August 15th.  The Opening Night is Thursday, July 30th at 7 PM.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: Four Big Splashes for THE LITTLE MERMAID!BWW Reviews: Four Big Splashes for THE LITTLE MERMAID!
by Herbert Paine - Jun 5, 2015

Lynzee Jaye Paul 4man and Jill-Christine Wiley lead a high-octane cast in Arizona Broadway Theatre's resplendent and enchanting production of THE LITTLE MERMAID. (more...)

Morfydd Clark Joins Freddie Fox in Sheffield's ROMEO AND JULIET This AutumnMorfydd Clark Joins Freddie Fox in Sheffield's ROMEO AND JULIET This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that recent Drama Centre grad Morfydd Clark will take on the female lead in Sheffield's ROMEO AND JULIET at the Crucible this fall. Freddie Fox plays Romeo in the play, beginning September 17, 2015. (more...)

Jackson Browne Announces Additional 2015 US Tour DatesJackson Browne Announces Additional 2015 US Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne adds November U.S. shows to his 2015 tour in support of his album, Standing In The Breach. Details and special benefit seating for all tour dates are available at www.jacksonbrowne.com. (more...)

Fox Cities P.A.C. Adds Jackson Browne to LineupFox Cities P.A.C. Adds Jackson Browne to Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

NiteLite Promotions is proud to welcome Jackson Browne to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, November 11. The performance will feature Jackson Browne with his band along with special guests Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams. (more...)

RAaw to Present 'ENDURANCE'RAaw to Present 'ENDURANCE'
by Nora Dominick - Jun 23, 2015

RAaW are specialists in film, theatre and raw talent. We are passionate about realising excellence in film, theatre, education and training. We create thrilling, exciting and unforgettable film and theatre, attracting new and multi cultural audiences, drawing on current issue led topics as well as the retelling of past stories. (more...)

NBC to Re-Air Chris Pratt-Hosted SNL with Music Guest Ariana GrandeNBC to Re-Air Chris Pratt-Hosted SNL with Music Guest Ariana Grande
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

NBC has announced that this Saturday, June 6th, it will rebroadcast an episode of 'SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE', hosted by Chris Pratt and featuring musical guest Ariana Grande. (more...)

Steven J. Gilford Releases CURSORY RHYMESSteven J. Gilford Releases CURSORY RHYMES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

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Illusion Theatre's Annual Fresh Ink Series Returns in JulyIllusion Theatre's Annual Fresh Ink Series Returns in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

 This summer's Fresh Ink series features a satirical one-person play, a true-life story based on an unlikely friendship and a boundary-stretching physical theater piece. Continuing Illusion Theater's 40th Anniversary Season, the annual showcase is on stage for three weekends in July - July 9-11, July 16-19 and July 23-26 - with each weekend offering a new work-in-progress at Illusion's 8th floor theater in the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)

USA Network Casts Transgender Teen Nicole Maines for Special ROYAL PAINS EpisodeUSA Network Casts Transgender Teen Nicole Maines for Special ROYAL PAINS Episode
by TV News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Transgender teen Nicole Maines makes her acting debut as a guest star in ROYAL PAINS episode 704, 'The Prince of Nucleotides,' which will air on Tuesday, June 23 (more...)

NBC's Martin Freeman-Hosted SNL Encore is Ratings HitNBC's Martin Freeman-Hosted SNL Encore is Ratings Hit
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

An encore telecast of 'Saturday Night Live,' with host Martin Freeman and musical guest Charli XCX, averaged a 2.5 rating, 7 share in household results in Nielsen's 56 metered markets and a 1.0/5 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters. (more...)

BWW Review: DIET OF WORMS Breaks Taboos as Well as Religious Relics in Historic Landmark ChurchBWW Review: DIET OF WORMS Breaks Taboos as Well as Religious Relics in Historic Landmark Church
by Shari Barrett - Jun 14, 2015

Set in Germany in 1523 when women had few lifestyle choices open to them, the play offers a very modern reimagining of key events in the life of historic figure Katharina von Bora, a nun who became the wife of Martin Luther, German leader of the Protestant Reformation. Beyond what is found in the writings of Luther and some of his contemporaries, little is known about Katharina. Despite this, she is often considered one of the most important participants of the Reformation because of her role in helping to define Protestant family life and setting the tone for clergy marriages. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Devastation Of Earthquakes That Affected Two Cities, Half A World Apart, Is Interpreted In Dance In FAULT LINES.BWW Reviews: The Devastation Of Earthquakes That Affected Two Cities, Half A World Apart, Is Interpreted In Dance In FAULT LINES.
by Jade Kops - Jun 12, 2015

China's Sichuan Province based Leshan Song & Dance Troupe, in collaboration with New Zealand Choreographer Sara Brodie use contemporary dance to express the human responses to the earthquakes that changed China's Sichuan Province and New Zealand's Christchurch in FAULT LINES. (more...)

Syfy And LG Team Up To Deliver A New Interactive TV ExperienceSyfy And LG Team Up To Deliver A New Interactive TV Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

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Syfy Teams with Bradley Cooper & More to Develop HYPERIONSyfy Teams with Bradley Cooper & More to Develop HYPERION
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Syfy announced today it is teaming with Oscar-nominated producer Bradley Cooper (American Sniper), Oscar-winning producer Graham King (The Departed, Argo) and Todd Phillips (The Hangover, Old School) to develop Dan Simmons' Hugo Award-winning best-selling novel Hyperion as an event series. (more...)

MTC Will Present World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON in 2016MTC Will Present World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's PRODIGAL SON in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) has just announced Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony, Pulitzer Prize, and Academy Award winner John Patrick Shanley. (more...)

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse, 7/15-25OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Comes to Saint Michael's Playhouse, 7/15-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of the area premiere of John Patrick Shanley's new Irish comedy Outside Mullingar, which had its world premiere on Broadway last year.  (more...)

Kelli Williams & More Set for UP's First Original Drama Series TIES THAT BINDKelli Williams & More Set for UP's First Original Drama Series TIES THAT BIND
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

UP presents its first original scripted drama series 'Ties That Bind,' a hybrid police procedural and family drama, starring Kelli Williams ('The Practice,' 'Army Wives') Jonathan Scarfe ('Hell On Wheels,' 'Perception') (more...)

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce: Season OneFrom Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce: Season One
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

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Troian Bellisario to Reprise Role on USA Network's SUITSTroian Bellisario to Reprise Role on USA Network's SUITS
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Troian Bellisario (“Pretty Little Liars”) is set to return to the hit USA Network Drama, SUITS, reprising her role as Claire. (more...)

Syfy to Develop 13-Episode 'Over-the-Top' Scripted Series BLOOD DRIVESyfy to Develop 13-Episode 'Over-the-Top' Scripted Series BLOOD DRIVE
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Syfy and Universal Cable Productions today announced they have greenlit Blood Drive, a high-octane, over-the-top scripted series in the classic grindhouse movie tradition. (more...)

Syfy Picks Up Grindhouse Series BLOOD DRIVESyfy Picks Up Grindhouse Series BLOOD DRIVE
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Syfy and Universal Cable Productions today announced they have greenlit Blood Drive, a high-octane, over-the-top scripted series in the classic grindhouse movie tradition. Set in a near-apocalyptic future, the 13-episode series centers around LA's last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country death race -- with cars powered by blood and a dangerous femme fatale partner who sees people as fuel. (more...)

Cult Series BATTLESTAR GALACTICA to Premiere on NBC Universo in Spanish, TodayCult Series BATTLESTAR GALACTICA to Premiere on NBC Universo in Spanish, Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, today announced the launch of Battlestar Galactica, the cult classic which remains one of the highest-rated series ever on Syfy. (more...)

USA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROLUSA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROL
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

USA Network announced a pilot pick-up for BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROL. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chatting with the Seven Helen Kellers of THREE DAYS TO SEEBWW Interview: Chatting with the Seven Helen Kellers of THREE DAYS TO SEE
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 28, 2015

Barbara Walsh and six other actors bring Helen Keller to life in an inventive production that uses her own words. (more...)

Chiller Announces Start of Production & Cast for Psychological Thriller SLASHERChiller Announces Start of Production & Cast for Psychological Thriller SLASHER
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Chiller today announced casting and start of production for Slasher, an eight episode, one-hour psychological thriller series from Shaftesbury (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peeks - Syfy's Defiance, Killjoys & Dark MatterVIDEO: Sneak Peeks - Syfy's Defiance, Killjoys & Dark Matter
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Catch new episodes of Syfy's Defiance, Killjoys and Dark Matter. It all begins Friday at 8/7c. Check out sneak peeks below! (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Sets Cast of ROMEO & JULIETSheffield Theatres Sets Cast of ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces the full company for Jonathan Humphreysproduction of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Humphreys directs Scott Arthur (Benvolio), Charlie Bate (Pastor), Morfydd Clark (Juliet), Joanna Croll (Lady Montague/Sister), Freddie Fox (Romeo), Michael Hodgson (Capulet), Jonny Holden (Tybalt), Hugh John (The Prince), Robin Kingsland (Montague), Andrew Leung (Paris/Abram), Rachel Lumberg (The Nurse), Simon Manyonder (Mercutio),Shaun Mason (Sampson/Capitan), Joshua Miles (Peter/Gregory/Balthasar) and Natalie Thomas (Lady Capulet). The production opens on 23 September, with previews from 17 September, and runs until 17 October. (more...)

Lamplighters Music Theatre Welcomes Return of H.M.S. PINAFORE, Beginning 7/31Lamplighters Music Theatre Welcomes Return of H.M.S. PINAFORE, Beginning 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Lamplighters Music Theatre has announced the return of H.M.S. Pinafore to their summer performance schedule, the timeless tale of a lowly sailor's love for his Captain's daughter, and their brave Defiance of her arranged marriage to the haughty and buffoonish First Lord of the Admiralty. (more...)

Syfy Acquires U.S. Rights to Live Action Series WYNONNA EARPSyfy Acquires U.S. Rights to Live Action Series WYNONNA EARP
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment announced today that Syfy has acquired the U.S. rights to Wynonna Earp, a live action television series based on the IDW Publishing comic created by Beau Smith. (more...)

Syfy Acquires Stateside Rights to WYNONNA EARPSyfy Acquires Stateside Rights to WYNONNA EARP
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment announced today that Syfy has acquired the U.S. rights to Wynonna Earp, a live action television series based on the IDW Publishing comic created by Beau Smith. Emily Andras (Lost Girl, Killjoys) developed the series for television and will serve as Executive Producer and Showrunner. (more...)

Joy Pelletier Devins Releases LYME WHISPERERJoy Pelletier Devins Releases LYME WHISPERER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

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SENSE OF AN ENDING to Make US Premiere at 59E59 TheatersSENSE OF AN ENDING to Make US Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

59E59 Theaters will welcome kef theatrical productions with SENSE OF AN ENDING, written by Ken Urban and directed by Adam Fitzgerald. SENSE OF AN ENDING begins performances on Thursday, August 20 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 6. (more...)

USA Network Renews Hit Series SUITS for Sixth SeasonUSA Network Renews Hit Series SUITS for Sixth Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

USA Network announced today a 16-episode sixth season renewal of the provocative and sophisticated hit original drama SUITS from Universal Cable Productions. (more...)

Laurence O'Keefe Will Co-Chair Dramatists Guild Fund's Fellows ProgramLaurence O'Keefe Will Co-Chair Dramatists Guild Fund's Fellows Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Dramatists Guild Fund President Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announced today that Laurence O'Keefe will Co-Chair the nonprofit's Fellows Program.   (more...)

HERE's 2015-16 Season to Feature Three Premieres & MoreHERE's 2015-16 Season to Feature Three Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

HERE announces its 2015-2016 producing season, featuring three HERE Resident Artist productions, an Artistic Director production, the fourth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, which gives audiences a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).  The multidisciplinary works in HERE's 2015-2016 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years through HARP, and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program. (more...)

New Elvis Presley Book Reveals Shocking Facts behind The King of Rock and Roll's ImageNew Elvis Presley Book Reveals Shocking Facts behind The King of Rock and Roll's Image
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

Elvis Presley will forever be remembered as the rebellious singer that started a cultural revolution, the popular actor that starred in over 30 movies, and the musical legend that sold over 1 billion records. (more...)

Ryan Phillippe to Star in USA Network Drama Pilot SHOOTERRyan Phillippe to Star in USA Network Drama Pilot SHOOTER
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

USA Network announced a pilot pick-up for the hour-long scripted drama SHOOTER and has locked in Ryan Phillippe (“Secrets and Lies”) to star. (more...)

Syfy and UCP Announce Production for Thriller Series HUNTERSSyfy and UCP Announce Production for Thriller Series HUNTERS
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Syfy and Universal Cable Productions (UCP) today announced that production has commenced in Melbourne, Australia on the upcoming thriller series Hunters. (more...)

LOST'S Daniel Dae Kim to Star in 3AD & Das Films' ESCAPING NORTH KOREALOST'S Daniel Dae Kim to Star in 3AD & Das Films' ESCAPING NORTH KOREA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

3AD, the CBS-based production company founded by actor/producer/director Daniel Dae Kim (LOST, Hawaii Five-0), has enlisted up-and-coming writer, Rosalind Ross, to pen a script for a feature film adaptation of Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World's Most Repressive Country from author and speaker Mike Kim. (more...)

Hulu Greenlights Second Season of Amy Poehler's DIFFICULT PEOPLEHulu Greenlights Second Season of Amy Poehler's DIFFICULT PEOPLE
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Hulu Original Difficult People has been picked up for a second season, the company announced today. Season two will include a 10-episode order. (more...)

Northern Uproar Return With Beautiful Spanish Influenced AlbumNorthern Uproar Return With Beautiful Spanish Influenced Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

Northern Uproar release a new album on October 9th 2015. 'Hey Samurai!', the Mancunian band's fifth studio album, is set to impress fans and critics alike, challenging preconceptions through its unique blending of classic indie with Spanish influences, resulting in one of the most compelling and accomplished albums of this year. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin to Display Billy Childish's NEW PAINTINGS Exhibit, 9/10Lehmann Maupin to Display Billy Childish's NEW PAINTINGS Exhibit, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

New York, August 11, 2015—Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present its fourth exhibition with British artist Billy Childish, a prolific painter, writer, and musician. The artist's vivid oil paintings offer fragmented fields of intense color applied frenetically, often leaving charcoal marks and the linen canvas exposed, further emphasizing the immediate and intuitive nature of Childish's work. The artist will be present for an opening reception at the gallery on Thursday, September 10 from 6-8PM. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin to Display Billy Childish's NEW PAINTINGS Exhibit, 9/10Lehmann Maupin to Display Billy Childish's NEW PAINTINGS Exhibit, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

New York, August 11, 2015—Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present its fourth exhibition with British artist Billy Childish, a prolific painter, writer, and musician. The artist's vivid oil paintings offer fragmented fields of intense color applied frenetically, often leaving charcoal marks and the linen canvas exposed, further emphasizing the immediate and intuitive nature of Childish's work. The artist will be present for an opening reception at the gallery on Thursday, September 10 from 6-8PM. (more...)

Lehmann Maupin to Display Billy Childish's NEW PAINTINGS, 9/10Lehmann Maupin to Display Billy Childish's NEW PAINTINGS, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

New York, August 11, 2015—Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present its fourth exhibition with British artist Billy Childish, a prolific painter, writer, and musician. The artist's vivid oil paintings offer fragmented fields of intense color applied frenetically, often leaving charcoal marks and the linen canvas exposed, further emphasizing the immediate and intuitive nature of Childish's work. The artist will be present for an opening reception at the gallery on Thursday, September 10 from 6-8PM. (more...)

Robert Sean Leonard, Timothée Chalamet & More Will Star in MTC's PRODIGAL SONRobert Sean Leonard, Timothée Chalamet & More Will Star in MTC's PRODIGAL SON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce complete casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Prodigal Son, the new play written and directed by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Outside Mullingar). (more...)

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