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Carol Burnett to Receive SAG AWARDS Honor Tonight; Uzo Aduba, Kevin Spacey Among NomineesCarol Burnett to Receive SAG AWARDS Honor Tonight; Uzo Aduba, Kevin Spacey Among Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

Broadway veterans and theater stars abounded in this year's esteemed list of nominations. In film, the category of Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Lead Role included Bryan Cranston for TRUMBO, Michael Fassbender for STEVE JOBS and Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne for THE DANISH GIRL. (more...)

Hollywood Celebrates the 22nd Annual SAG AWARDS; All the Winners!Hollywood Celebrates the 22nd Annual SAG AWARDS; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

Winners of the 22nd ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS were revealed tonight, Saturday, January 30th (beginning at 8PM) on a simulcast airing live on TNT and TBS. (more...)

Maxim Integrated to Hold Investor DayMaxim Integrated to Hold Investor Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

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Alex Macqueen, Claudie Blakley & More Join Cast of Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE PAINKILLERAlex Macqueen, Claudie Blakley & More Join Cast of Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE PAINKILLER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

It is announced today that Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen will join previously confirmed cast members Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's new comedy The Painkiller. The fifth production in the Plays at the Garrick season will play from 5 March until 30 April with press night on 17 March. (more...)

Mario Puzo Archive ft. THE GODFATHER Trilogy' Set for AuctionMario Puzo Archive ft. THE GODFATHER Trilogy' Set for Auction
by Movies News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

An unprecedented archive originating from the estate of author Mario Puzo will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction. (more...)

BP3 Global Named Fourth Best Small Technology Company to Work For by...BP3 Global Named Fourth Best Small Technology Company to Work For by...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

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Jacob's Pillow to Bring Dance to the Berkshires This WinterJacob's Pillow to Bring Dance to the Berkshires This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

This winter, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the longest running dance festival in the U.S. and National Medal of the Arts recipient, partners with local Berkshire cultural organizations to present dance-related programming throughout 2016.  In the midst of preparing for another bustling summer season, the Pillow's winter and spring partnerships will include presentations by former and future Festival artists at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) and informational pre-screening talks by esteemed Jacob's Pillow Scholar-in-Residence Brian Schaefer at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Azuka Theatre to Continue 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of LOCAL GIRLSAzuka Theatre to Continue 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of LOCAL GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Azuka Theatre continues its 16th season with its 10th World Premiere by a local playwright. Emma Goidel's Local Girls is a scream rock fantasia about searching for big-time glory in a small-time town. The play runs February 24-March 13. It opens Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m. All performances take place in the Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 1512 Spruce Street.  Tickets are available online at www.azukatheatre.org or by phone at (215) 563-1100. (more...)

Michael Urie, Matt McGrath & More Will Take Part in STILL AT RISK Benefit Reading on 2/22Michael Urie, Matt McGrath & More Will Take Part in STILL AT RISK Benefit Reading on 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

On Monday, February 22nd at 7 PM, Tom Kirdahy Productions and Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS will present a benefit reading of STILL AT RISK, a new play by Tim Pinckney (Message to Michael, Ever So Humble) benefiting The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York City.   Featuring a stellar cast from Broadway, TV and film, this one night event will be directed by Carl Andress (The Tribute Artist, The Divine Sister)   (more...)

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas to Present KIND LADYMainStage Irving-Las Colinas to Present KIND LADY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas continues its 2015-16 Light the Lights! season with the thrilling classic drama, KIND LADY (by Edward Chodorov). The production will open on March 11 and run through the 26 at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater (3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving, TX 75062). (more...)

New York State Senators Push For Laws To Restrict ScalpingNew York State Senators Push For Laws To Restrict Scalping
by Michael Dale - Feb 8, 2016

The state's laws that allow for scalping are set to expire on May 14th. (more...)

2016 Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance Sets Full Lineup2016 Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance Sets Full Lineup
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (MESTC) announces the full schedule for its second annual Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP). (more...)

Transparency and collaboration take center stage with launch of new data sharing serviceTransparency and collaboration take center stage with launch of new data sharing service
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

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A&E to Premiere New Season of WAHLBURGERS, 3/9A&E to Premiere New Season of WAHLBURGERS, 3/9
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

A&E Network promises the biggest season yet of the hit reality series WAHLBURGERS, featuring brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg as they continue to expand their burger restaurant business with special guest appearances by music mogul P. Diddy, NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and even Pope Francis I himself. (more...)

BWW Review: DEADPOOL Shakes Up Superhero Genre with Profane PerfectionBWW Review: DEADPOOL Shakes Up Superhero Genre with Profane Perfection
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 8, 2016

When looking at the history of film, distinct well-worn patterns develop over time; tendencies turn into tropes and conventions become clichés. This has never been truer than in today's Hollywood as reboots and franchises have dominated the calendar for the last two decades, drowning out originality and creativity. However, once every generation or two, a film so exceeds the limitations that an assigned genre has placed on it that it is destined to change the way that we look at cinema forever; THE JAZZ SINGER, CITIZEN KANE, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, THE GODFATHER, PULP FICTION, and now DEADPOOL. (more...)

Chef Spotlight:  Francis Wolf of MANOIR HOVEY in Quebec, CanadaChef Spotlight: Francis Wolf of MANOIR HOVEY in Quebec, Canada
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 8, 2016

Chef de Cuisine Francis Wolf of Le Hatley Restaurant at Manoir Hovey in Quebec, Canada is in our Chef Spotlight. Manoir Hovey is a member of Relais & Châteaux landmark hotels and restaurants. (more...)

TOKYO FISH STORY Gets Northern California Premiere at TheatreWorks This SpringTOKYO FISH STORY Gets Northern California Premiere at TheatreWorks This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2015/2016 season with the Northern California Premiere of TOKYO FISH STORY by Kimber Lee. (more...)

Free Concert BRITANNICA V: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Set for Brooklyn Public LibraryFree Concert BRITANNICA V: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Set for Brooklyn Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

  On Sunday, February 14th, 2016 BASS returns to the Brooklyn Public Library to present a program featuring songs on texts by William Shakespeare.  (more...)

Syracuse University Department of Drama to Stage PUNK ROCK by Simon Stephens This MonthSyracuse University Department of Drama to Stage PUNK ROCK by Simon Stephens This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Syracuse University's Department of Drama tackles the volatile combination of adolescence and anxiety in Simon Stephens' 2009 play Punk Rock. Directed by Robert Moss, this production from one of Britain's most celebrated contemporary playwrights runs at the Storch Theatre February 19-28, 2016 in the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex. Opening night performance is Saturday, February 20 at 8 p.m. (more...)

DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre to Host Tea Party Prior to THE SECRET GARDEN Matinee, 2/13DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre to Host Tea Party Prior to THE SECRET GARDEN Matinee, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Looking for a warm, beautiful spot in the cold of the winter? Join us for high tea in The Secret Garden. DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre will be hosting a tea party on Saturday, February 13 at 1pm, prior to its matinee showing of The Secret Garden. (more...)

Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE Sets New Start Date Due to Saoirse Ronan's OSCARS NodBroadway's THE CRUCIBLE Sets New Start Date Due to Saoirse Ronan's OSCARS Nod
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Just in, the upcoming Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible has moved its first preview to allow star Saoirse Ronan (a Best Actress Oscar nominee for her performance in the film Brooklyn) to attend the Oscars in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 28. (more...)

National Theatre Announces 2016 Productions - Andrew Garfield Stars in ANGELS IN AMERICA, James McArdle in YOUNG CHEKHOV, WAR HORSE Tour and More!National Theatre Announces 2016 Productions - Andrew Garfield Stars in ANGELS IN AMERICA, James McArdle in YOUNG CHEKHOV, WAR HORSE Tour and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

New work by Lee Hall, David Hare, Bryony Kimmings, Lucy Kirkwood, Nina Raine, Gillian Slovo and Alexander Zeldin, and contemporary revivals of two of the NT's most celebrated 20th century premieres - Amadeus and Angels in America - are among the forthcoming productions at the National Theatre announced today by Rufus Norris. (more...)

Joseph Fiennes, Star of Sony Pictures' New Film Release 'Risen,' Meets Pope Francis in Vatican CityJoseph Fiennes, Star of Sony Pictures' New Film Release 'Risen,' Meets Pope Francis in Vatican City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

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CONNECTED with Gus Birney & Ella Dershowitz to Play 59E59 TheatersCONNECTED with Gus Birney & Ella Dershowitz to Play 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome Project Y with the New York premiere of CONNECTED, written by Lia Romeo and directed by Michole Biancosino. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Lend Voices to Animated Film DUCK DUCK GOOSEJim Gaffigan, Carl Reiner Lend Voices to Animated Film DUCK DUCK GOOSE
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Original Force Animation continues to add cast and filmmaking talent to its first animated feature DUCK DUCK GOOSE. Joining the impressive list of vocal talent, actor/writer Jim Gaffigan has been cast in one of the film's leading roles and will voice the rebellious but lovable goose Peng. Legendary director/writer/actor Carl Reiner will voice Larry, a venerable, wise and loyal friend who happens to be a turtle. (more...)

FOX Business Network Posts Highest-Rated Month EverFOX Business Network Posts Highest-Rated Month Ever
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

FOX Business Network (FBN) delivered its highest rated month ever this January in both total viewers and the advertiser friendly demo of adults aged 25-54, according to Nielsen Media Research. With every program across FBN's schedule achieving record highs, the network's Total Day and Business Day hours also saw their best month ever in both total viewers and the demo. In addition, FBN's 7PM/ET program Lou Dobbs Tonight, hosted by Lou Dobbs, swept rival CNBC in total viewers. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE CRUCIBLEUp on the Marquee: THE CRUCIBLE
by Walter McBride - Feb 2, 2016

Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Leading the production are Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). Check out photos of the theatre marquee below! (more...)

ASIA TIMES EXCLUSIVE: Pope Francis urges world not to fear China's rise in interview with AT columnist Francesco SisciASIA TIMES EXCLUSIVE: Pope Francis urges world not to fear China's rise in interview with AT columnist Francesco Sisci
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

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Azuka Theatre to Continue 2015-16 Season with LOCAL GIRLSAzuka Theatre to Continue 2015-16 Season with LOCAL GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Azuka Theatre continues its 16th season with its 10th World Premiere by a local playwright. Emma Goidel's Local Girls is a scream rock fantasia about searching for big-time glory in a small-time town. The play runsFebruary 24-March 13. It opens Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m. All performances take place in the Proscenium Theatre at The Drake, 1512 Spruce Street. Tickets are available online at www.azukatheatre.org or by phone at(215) 563-1100. (more...)

The British Virgin Islands Celebrates Romance with Launch of Love's Little Secrets CampaignThe British Virgin Islands Celebrates Romance with Launch of Love's Little Secrets Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ With Valentine's Day right around the corner, the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is excited to launch its Love's Little Secrets campaign and invite couples to take advantage of special offerings that will make the most romantic day of the year even sweeter. (more...)

Jim Gaffigan and Carl Reiner Join Original Force Animation's 2017 Family Comedy 'Duck Duck Goose'Jim Gaffigan and Carl Reiner Join Original Force Animation's 2017 Family Comedy 'Duck Duck Goose'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

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Composers Now to Welcome Rock Composers Joe Deninzon, Gene Pritsker, Mazz Swiff, 2/25Composers Now to Welcome Rock Composers Joe Deninzon, Gene Pritsker, Mazz Swiff, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Composers Now presents Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius and friends MazzMuse and Sound Liberation at the Shrine on February 25. (more...)

Baba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo PlayhouseBaba Brinkman's RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS to Make U.S. Debut at SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

NYC-based Canadian playwright and 'peer reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman ('Astonishing and brilliant' - NY Times) is gearing up for the U.S debut of RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS at the SoHo Playhouse in downtown Manhattan, under the direction of Darren Lee Cole, Artistic Director. (more...)

LV Philharmonic to Open Spotlight Series with 'Brahms: First & Foremost'LV Philharmonic to Open Spotlight Series with 'Brahms: First & Foremost'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The Las Vegas Philharmonic opens its new Tuesday Spotlight Series on February 16th at 7:30 p.m. in the intimate Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  (more...)

(mostly)musicals to Present NEVER GROW UP at E Spot Lounge This Monday(mostly)musicals to Present NEVER GROW UP at E Spot Lounge This Monday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

This Monday, February 15 (mostly)musicals returns to the E Spot Lounge to present NEVER GROW UP, an evening of songs about childhood and children. For their 16th edition, LA's popular themed cabaret series (mostly)musicals wants to put you in touch with your inner child. (more...)

BWW Review: THE AMISH PROJECT at Carlos Alvarez Studio TheaterBWW Review: THE AMISH PROJECT at Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater
by Andrew Anderson - Feb 12, 2016

Having a single actor playing seven different characters of varying ages and sexes, coupled with a story that jumps around on a constantly fluctuating narrative thread, and you could have a theatrical disaster on your hands. (more...)

Los Angeles Production of Mamet's THE ANARCHIST Set for Limited Run at Sheen CenterLos Angeles Production of Mamet's THE ANARCHIST Set for Limited Run at Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Pulitzer Prize winning Playwright David Mamet (Glengarry Glen Ross) and LA Drama Critics Circle winning Director/Producer Marja-Lewis Ryan (One In The Chamber) bring their critically acclaimed, sold-out, LA production of THE ANARCHIST to New York in collaboration with The Sheen Center & The Atlantic Theater Company.  Produced by Emily Peck and Ryan, this special limited engagement will play April 27-April 30 at The Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville to Premiere Work by Local High School Students in 'New Voices' FestivalActors Theatre of Louisville to Premiere Work by Local High School Students in 'New Voices' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein have announced the lineup for the 2016 New Voices Young Playwrights Festival, an evening of new ten-minute plays written by local high school students. The New Voices Festival runs from April 25 - 26 at 7 p.m. in the Bingham Theatre. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group to Welcome Adam Ezra GroupBerkshire Theatre Group to Welcome Adam Ezra Group
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes roots-rock band, Adam Ezra Group, to The Garage on Friday, April 1 at 8pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All-New HOUSE OF CARDS Season 4 Trailer!VIDEO: Watch All-New HOUSE OF CARDS Season 4 Trailer!
by - Feb 11, 2016

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright return in the new season of HOUSE OF CARDS, premiering Friday, March 4 on the Netflix streaming service. Watch an all-new season 4 trailer below! (more...)

El Rey Network to Present DIRECTOR'S CHAIR Red Carpet Marathon, 2/28El Rey Network to Present DIRECTOR'S CHAIR Red Carpet Marathon, 2/28
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

In anticipation of the 88th Academy Awards, El Rey Network provides movie fans with an inside look at the men behind three of this year's nominated films and film franchises with back-to-back installments of EL REY NETWORK PRESENTS: THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR (more...)

Alvernia University to Host NPR Book Critic Maureen Corrigan, 2/24Alvernia University to Host NPR Book Critic Maureen Corrigan, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Alvernia University will host NPR correspondent and book critic, Maureen Corrigan, in the university's historic Francis Hall on Wed., Feb. 24 to discuss her book 'So We Read On: How the Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures,' for the university's annual Literary Festival. A reception with the author will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a lecture at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery to Display Rarely Seen Photos of the Beatles and Jude Law in VOGUE 100 Exhibit, 2/11National Portrait Gallery to Display Rarely Seen Photos of the Beatles and Jude Law in VOGUE 100 Exhibit, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Rarely seen photographs of the Beatles and Jude Law will go on view at the National Portrait Gallery as part of its exhibition Vogue 100: A Century of Style (11 February – 22 May 2016), tomorrow, Thursday 11 February. (more...)

NYFOS to Present 'AT HOME' Song Cycle in NYC, at Caramoor This MarchNYFOS to Present 'AT HOME' Song Cycle in NYC, at Caramoor This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

New York Festival of Song marks its eighth annual residency at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts with AT HOME, to be performed on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

In Banner Year, Atypon Launches 17 Publication Websites, Now Hosts One-Quarter of All English-Language Scholarly JournalsIn Banner Year, Atypon Launches 17 Publication Websites, Now Hosts One-Quarter of All English-Language Scholarly Journals
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

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Zultys' New Release for Hosted Offering Is a WinnerZultys' New Release for Hosted Offering Is a Winner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

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NOTICIAS TELEMUNDO to Present Extensive Coverage of Pope's First Visit to MexicoNOTICIAS TELEMUNDO to Present Extensive Coverage of Pope's First Visit to Mexico
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Noticias Telemundo has released new details of “Francisco en México,” its special coverage of Pope Francis's historic visit to Mexico. (more...)

Loyola Marymount University to Present Free Festival GRRRLS ON FILMLoyola Marymount University to Present Free Festival GRRRLS ON FILM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The festival and forum at Loyola Marymount University gathers together pioneers in movies, music, art and activism to address what has become one of the hot-button social justice issues of our time: lack of diverse representation and expression in arts and entertainment. (more...)

Brave Spirits Theatre to Present THE MAID'S TRAGEDY, 2/18-3/6Brave Spirits Theatre to Present THE MAID'S TRAGEDY, 2/18-3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Brave Spirits Theatre, the Washington DC Metropolitan area's premiere producer of little-known early modern plays, is proud to announce the professional DC premiere of The Maid's Tragedy, written by two of Shakespeare's most prolific contemporaries, Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher. Founded in 2011, this production marks Brave Spirits Theatre's five-year anniversary and the fourth early modern play they have professionally premiered in the DC region. (more...)

Theatre Director Jane Stanton Passes Away at 96Theatre Director Jane Stanton Passes Away at 96
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Jane Strahan Stanton, an accomplished theatrical director and children's theatre pioneer who brought the joy of live productions to many during a 65-year career, died at age 96 on December 31, 2015. In recent years she was living with her family in Mendocino, California. (more...)

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