KARTEMQUIN AT 50 to Celebrate Docs Exploring Social Justice at Moving Image
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image will present Kartemquin at 50, a major retrospective devoted to the not-for-profit documentary collective Kartemquin Films, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. (more...)

Sally Allen's 10 Novels That Describe the American Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Literary expert Sally Allen, author of Unlocking Worlds: A Reading Companion for Book Lovers (Griffins Wharf Publishing), has curated a list of 10 novels that describe the American experience. (more...)

TEEN CHOICE 2016 & Rock The Vote Ask Teens to Weigh In On Who Should be Next President
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

As the presidential campaign takes center stage, TEEN CHOICE 2016 and Rock the Vote have partnered to poll teens about their “Choice President.” (more...)

AUDIO: Anna Deavere Smith's NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION Deals With The School-To-Prison Pipeline
by Michael Dale - Jul 29, 2016

The performer/playwright's new piece is about how educational practices feed the prison system. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Launch New Conversation Series DIALOGOS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's preeminent Latino dance institution, today announced the launch of a new conversation series, Diálogos at the Arnhold Center, which will explore the connections between the arts, social Justice, and Latino culture. (more...)

Photo Flash: World Premiere Play, BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

The ruins of an abandoned WWII Nazi compound in Pacific Palisades, known today as the 'Murphy Ranch,' are the inspiration for a new play. The Athena Cats presents the world premiere of Blueprint for Paradise by Laurel M. Wetzork, opening July 30 at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood. Laura Steinroeder directs a cast that includes Alex Best, Regi Davis, Ann Hu, David Jahn, Steve Marvel, Peter McGlynn and Meredith Thomas. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016


Dia de los Muertos Celebrations Coming to Segerstrom Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will celebrate Mexico's revered Dia de los Muertos with performances by Perla Batalla, La Santa Cecilia, Pacifico Dance and Quetzal on November 2, 2016 in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall starting at 7:30 p.m. Four performances will take place in a single concert: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Perla Batalla, LA bands La Santa Cecilia and Quetzal and Pacifico Dance Company. (more...)

Scoop: GOOD MORNING AMERICA Week of 8/1 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jul 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Week of 8/1, airing on ABC (more...)

FOX Greenlights Second Season of Competition Series AMERICAN GRIT
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

FOX has ordered a second season of AMERICAN GRIT, the competition series hosted and executive-produced by WWE® Superstar John Cena®, in which competitors are pushed beyond their limits in the ultimate test of strength, human spirit and most importantly, teamwork. (more...)

PBS & American Experience to Present 3-Night Event THE GREAT WAR
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

At the Summer 2016 Television Critics Association press tour today, PBS and American Experience announced that THE GREAT WALL, a six-hour, three-night event, will premiere in April 2017 (more...)

Charles Dance to Narrate Nat Geo WILD's Epic Miniseries Event SAVAGE KINGDOM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Nat Geo WILD announced today that Emmy-nominated actor Charles Dance (“Game of Thrones”) will narrate the upcoming global miniseries event Savage Kingdom (more...)

Report: Computer Energy Use Could Be Cut In Half At Little Cost And With No Performance Loss, While Slashing Carbon Pollution
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016


First Look - Suspense Thriller TV Event WOLF CREEK to Premiere on Pop 10/14
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The six-part television event, WOLF CREEK, is a psychological thriller premiering exclusively on Pop on Friday, October 14 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Marking the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War, Dare Devil Rides To Jarama is a world premiere based on the experiences of The International Brigades during The Spanish Civil War. (more...)

Kobe Bryant to Present Decade Award to Justin Timberlake on TEEN CHOICE 2016
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant to present Decade Award to Justin Timberlake. Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Producer NE-YO set to deliver a timely and powerful performance not to be missed. (more...)

Acrobats, Broadway's FUN HOME, Jazz Greats and More Slated for Kimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts announces programming for the 2016-17 season featuring internationally-acclaimed superstars in rock, dance, comedy, and jazz; family shows as part of the Family Discovery Series, returning favorites, the best of touring Broadway, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: Find Your Grail at the Athens Theater's SPAMALOT
by Libby Champion - Jul 27, 2016

Based on the quintessential British comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the Athens Theater's production of SPAMALOT will have you not only crying of laughter, but wishing you could see it again and again. Whether you're the number one Monty Python fan in your family and know every line of the film, or this is your first dive into the quirky and over-the-top humor of Python, the show's wit, tenacity, and outstanding musical numbers leave something for everyone to enjoy. (more...)

A Primetime Special on Race Relations from Detroit Public Television
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

In the wake of recent tragedies in St. Paul, Baton Rouge and Dallas, Stephen Henderson, American Black Journal host and editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press will lead a frank conversation with advocates and community leaders live from Focus: HOPE in Detroit on July 27, 2016 from 7:30 to 8:00 P.M. ET. The conversation will continue online following the live broadcast until 8:30 p.m. at http://americanblackjournal.org. (more...)

Bryan Cranston, Meryl Streep, NPH & More Pledge Their Support to Hillary Clinton
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Bryan Cranston, who won a Tony Award and recently picked up an Emmy nomination for his stunning portrayal of President Lyndon B. Johnson in ALL THE WAY, participated on a civil rights panel yesterday along with well-known activists from the 1960s. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Knightmare Live
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 27, 2016

BWW speaks to the creators of Knightmare Live: The Game Has Changed ahead of its run at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Judas Kiss' Episode of ANIMAL KINGDOM on TNT
by - Jul 27, 2016

On the next episode of TNT's new the adrenaline-charged drama starring ANIMAL KINGDOM titled "Judas Kiss", while the Codys go after the biggest score of their lives, the cops put J in an impossible position. (more...)

Hutchinson Technology Provides Update on Legal and Regulatory Actions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016


Sound Theatre Company Concludes 10th Anniversary Season with ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Sound Theatre Company concludes its tenth anniversary season with the Seattle Premiere of the award-winning madcap British farce ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, Richard Bean's re-imagining of the classic commedia farce, The Servant of Two Masters. (more...)

Baz Luhrmann Justifies $120M Budget for Music-Driven Series THE GET DOWN
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Baz Luhrmann revealed that his new series THE GET DOWN has faced multiple production delays and budget over expenditures, but it will all be worth it once viewers see the final product. (more...)

FOX News' Chris Wallace Set for Exclusive Interview with Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

FOX News Sunday's Chris Wallace will conduct an exclusive sit-down interview with Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to air Sunday July 31st, 2016. (more...)

21C Media Group Previews 2016-17 of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

21C MEDIA GROUP just released its season preview of opera, vocal and choral music for 2016-17. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Review: THE ROSE TATTOO Rare Tennessee Williams Treat
by Tara Bennett - Jul 27, 2016

The idea of a comedic play by Tennessee Williams might raise an eyebrow or two. Tennessee Williams? The same playwright who penned dark plays focusing on dysfunctional households as seen in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'The Glass Menagerie?' That same Williams? (more...)

Scoop: DATELINE 7/29 - 7/31 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jul 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on DATELINE 7/29 - 7/31, airing on NBC (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Pens Letter to Community After Racist Incidents
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival released the following letter to OSF patrons today, July 26, following two racially charged incidents involving company members. Read the statement in full below! (more...)

Despite Security Threats, Don Barnhart to Continue to Bring Laughter to Troops Around the World
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Entertaining the troops has become a way of life for comedian Don Barnhart who once again brings his Battle Comics to the military stationed overseas. Don Barnhart and his Battle Comics Stand Up & Improv Tour will head to the Mediterranean in August to entertain the troops stationed overseas for Armed Forces Entertainment. (more...)

2050 Legacy Performance, CATALYST at New York Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

2050 Legacy announces acceptance to the New York International Fringe Festival for the New York debut of their performance Catalyst.  Performances August 17 - 25, 2016:  THU 18 @ 4:30pm, MON 22 @ 9:00pm, THU 25 @ 7:00pm, SAT 27 @ 2:45pm  Venue: 64E4 UNDERGROUND 64 East 4th Street (Bowery & 2nd Avenue) (more...)

Photo Flash: A CLASS ACT Celebrates Opening Night at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at the Playroom Theater, A CLASS ACT, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run. Produced by Eric Krebs, performances continue Sunday, September 4. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Scoop: Freeform - August Programming Highlights
by TV Scoop - Jul 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on Freeform - August Programming Highlights (more...)

Fran Townsend Named Senior National Security Analyst for CBS NEWS
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Fran Townsend, a homeland security expert with more two decades of experience in intelligence, counterterrorism and criminal Justice, has been named Senior National Security Analyst for CBS News, effective immediately. (more...)

2016 Garcia Memorial Prize for Best Novel Goes to Karen Evancic's WHEN A RED BIRD FLIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Austin, Texas - Arizona novelist Karen Evancic has been awarded The Garcia Memorial Prize for her debut novel, When A Red Bird Flies. An annual award presented in conjunction with the national Reader Views Book Awards, The Garcia Memorial Prize is awarded to the best fiction book of the year. (more...)

A STATE OF HUMAN CONFLICT Now Available as eBook at Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Daryl Horton has published Deployed: A State of Human Conflict, a book that creatively chronicles Daryl's experiences in combat. Like many Marines, Daryl deployed several times in support of both Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and he has taken the time to capture some of his experiences in the hopes of highlighting the need to provide better support for military personnel. In the book Deployed: A State of Human Conflict, you'll follow the trials of a young Marine and husband as he deploys to combat. You'll see how the many obstacles he encounters impacts both him and his family. While many stories capture recent combat experiences in both Iraq and Afghanistan, Daryl Horton's effort to capture the impact of war on the American Family through creative writing offers a truly unique perspective and a moving commentary that begs to be read in one sitting. Daryl has been writing and participating in various writing events since high school. He later attended the U.S. Naval Academy, joined the Marine Corps, deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, and enjoyed a world of experiences, meeting new people and doing interesting things. Daryl currently works as an information and knowledge manager supporting the U.S. Marine Corps in Twentynine Palms, CA. In his spare time, Daryl writes for the publisher Abolitic Books. Deployed: A State of Human Conflict is available at Amazon and your favorite eBook retailer. Abolitic Books, founded in 2016, is a small publishing company with the goal of becoming one of the creative spirits of social change. Many, if not all, of the American social movements, also included creative and artistic components of the movement. In the spirit of both historical and current creative and artistic social movements, Abolitic Books seeks to create space for the those who wish to express the need for change; for those who seek to address the ills of humanity in creative ways; for those champions of social movements standing for Justice, for peace, and for the love of humanity. Abolitic Books is based in Twentynine Palms, CA, and can be reached on the web at http://www.aboliticbooks.com. If you would like more information about the author, Daryl Horton, or the publishing company, Abolitic Books: Contact Abolitic Books Publish@aboliticbooks.com Contact Abolitc Books Publish@aboliticbooks.com (more...)

ROCK OF AGES at Millbrook Playhouse
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 26, 2016

Rock of Ages runs July 29 through Aug. 7. Evening performances are July 29, 30 - 31 and Aug. 3-6 at 7:30 and Matinees are July 31 and Aug. 3 and 7 at 2:00pm. (more...)

MASTERS OF CURRENTS - Collaborative Theater Sharing and Community Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Masters of the Currents is a collaborative theater sharing and community celebration created with the participation of the local Micronesian community.  The event addresses the current tension in Hawaii surrounding its newest immigrants from Micronesia combining community based story collection, social Justice practices and devised theater techniques that will result in a world premiere professional theatre production in Hawaii.  (more...)

by Review Roundups - Jul 25, 2016

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD has its official opening this week, with a special gala performance on Saturday 30 July. The eighth story in the Harry Potter series, and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage, is one play presented in two parts. Both parts are intended to be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening) or on two consecutive evenings. (more...)

A CLASS ACT Opens at New World Stages Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at the Playroom Theater, A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages  - Stage 5(340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run.  Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4. (more...)

Carrie Preston, Frankie Alvarez, Suzy Hunt and More Join Tonight's EMPOWER HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

THREE DAY HANGOVER - the acclaimed interactive theater company - has announced their lineup of talent for their new EmPOWER HOUR! tonight, July 25, 2016 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Official Trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN, Coming to Netflix
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Below, check out the new official trailer for the Netflix original series THE GET DOWN from Baz Luhrmann. Part One of The Get Down, comprising six episodes, premieres Friday, August 12 on Netflix around the world. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at After Hours Theatre Company's I LOVE YOU BECAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

AFTER HOURS THEATRE COMPANY, (who most recently produced Jonathan Larson's tick, ...tick...BOOM!), presents a modern day musical love story, I LOVE YOU BECAUSE, music by Joshua Salzman, book and lyrics by Ryan Cunningham, musical direction by Elmo Zapp, choreography by Aja Gomez and directed by Rebecca Kenigsberg. I LOVE YOU BECAUSE opened July 22 and will perform through Sunday, August 7 at the Hudson Backstage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Young Artists of Color Invited To Explore Opportunities in A Shared Moment Workshop
by Michael Dale - Jul 25, 2016

A trio of theatre women of color combine their expertise in the arts and activism to help their young colleagues. (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith: Doing Time in Education, Now in Rehearsal at the A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

Urgent and inspiring, Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education outlines the civil rights crisis currently erupting at the intersection between America's education system and its mass incarceration epidemic. In act one, Anna Deavere Smith introduces the students, parents, teachers, and administrators caught in America's school-to-prison 'pipeline' through her trademark portrait performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: A SCYTHE OF TIME Celebrates Opening Night at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The new musical, A SCYTHE OF TIME is being presented as part of the New York Musical Theatre festival at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W 36th Street). A SCYTHE OF TIME is written by Alan Harris with music and lyrics by Mark Alan Swanson. It will be directed by David Alpert (IF/THEN), with musical direction by Ryan Cantwell (National Tour: Pippin, Finding Neverland). It began performances last night, July 21, and will run through July 26, 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to co-present the 11th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A CLASS ACT at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at the Playroom Theater, A CLASS ACT, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run. Produced by Eric Krebs, performances continue Sunday, September 4. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Awakening at Jack Studio Theatre this September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

The Awakening by Julian Garner presented by DLProductions Tuesday 6 to Saturday 24 September 2016 (more...)

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