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Canadian Actress Andrea Bucko Makes Waves in Hollywood
by Movies News Desk - May 26, 2017

In her latest screen appearance, Canadian actress Andrea Bucko (Big Eyes, The Orchard) leads a cast of lauded, next-generation film stars who join veteran Sam Neillin a harrowing portrayal of a true Cold War escape. (more...)

ONSTAGE in Bedford Set to Host the Regional Premiere of DISASTER!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

ONSTAGE in Bedford presents one of the most exciting theatrical events of the 2017 season, the regional premiere of the musical Disaster! by Seth Rudetsky Jack Plotnick, based on a concept by Rudetsky and Drew Geraci, with additional material by Geraci. (more...)

Site-Specific OPERATION BLACK ANTLER Looks at Surveillance at HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

In the murky world of undercover surveillance, what will you do when the power is in your hands? Operation Black Antler, which continues HOME's reputation for presenting site-specific work at sites throughout the city centre, runs between Wed 7 - Sat 17 June 2017. (more...)

Play Me Again Pianos Installs Public Piano in Brookhaven
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Play Me Again Pianos announced today its newest public piano will open in Brookhaven's Ashford Park, on Redding Road, Sunday, June 4th.  The public is invited to attend the ribbon cutting and join in the festivities at 1:30 p.m. (more...)

Summer Is Blazing Hot With TEEN CHOICE 2017 Live on FOX This August
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

TEEN CHOICE 2017 TM, summer's hottest LIVE event, will air Sunday, Aug. 13 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), on FOX. (more...)

THIRTEEN Presents FIRST DEGREE, Profile of Prisoners Who Receive College Degrees Behind Bars
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2017

FIRST DEGREE, available to PBS stations starting June 1 (check local listings), finds hope in this seemingly hopeless place by investigating a unique prison education program that is successfully preventing inmates there from being sent back up the river after their release. (more...)

HOW TO CONSTRUCT A 21ST CENTURY FEMINISM to Continue Creative Time & NYPL's 'In Situ' Series
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Creative Time and The New York Public Library (NYPL) will present the latest installment of their collaborative venture In Situ, a site-specific series of conversations pairing leading artists and intellectuals to address critical topics of our time. (more...)

Matrix Theatre to Host MANY VOICES, ONE DETROIT Fundraiser at Detroit Historical Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Matrix Theatre Company, celebrating 26 years as a socially-engaged professional and educational theatre in Southwest Detroit is hosting "Many Voices, One Detroit," an exciting Detroit-themed event fundraiser on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 6 PM at the Detroit Historical Museum. (more...)

UtahPresents Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

UtahPresents, the performing arts presenter on the University of Utah campus, announces its 2017-18 line-up of exciting performances, providing an abundance of creative and cultural experiences for the campus and regional community. (more...)

Cast Complete for Star-Studded HOOD: THE ROBIN HOOD MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Dallas Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center will present the world premiere of Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure, a new musical comedy written and directed by five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane with music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn. (more...)

Matrix Theatre Sets Special Events for DREAM DEFERRED: DETROIT, 1967
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Matrix Theatre Company is pleased to announce a full line up of its signature post-show events for Matrix's original production, Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, running June 2 through June 25 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM and Sundays at 3PM. (more...)

The Kennedy Center's JFK Centennial Celebration to Feature Brian Dennehy, Christopher Jackson, Taylor Mac, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and More
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

With its JFK Centennial Celebration, The Kennedy Center honors exactly 100 years since the birth of its namesake with a special afternoon of readings, performances, and rare video footage featuring a star-studded roster of talent from theworlds of music, theater, dance, and TV/film on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

World Premiere Play T Opens Tonight at American Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

American Theater Company (ATC) opens the world premiere of Dan Aibel's T. tonight, Thursday, May 25. The competitive ice skating saga is directed by Margot Bordelon and features Guy Massey (Al), Leah Raidt (T.), ensemble member Tyler Ravelson (Jeff), Kelli Simpkins (Joanne) and Nate Whelden (Shawn).   (more...)

2017 Mallory Gilbert Leadership Award Winner Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) is pleased to present the annual Mallory Gilbert Leadership Award to multi-award winning producer, presenter, playwright, director, designer and arts advocate Michele Decottignies. The award was presented at the annual PACT Conference in Charlottetown, PE. Michele was chosen from a list of seven nominees from across Canada and chose Olivia Marie Golosky as her protege.   (more...)

Bristol Old Vic Announces Post-Show Panellists for Women-Only Night of MEDEA
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

On Friday 26 May, Bristol Old Vic is taking the radical step of hosting a performance of its politically charged production, Medea, to an exclusively female audience. Directly after the show, there will be a panel discussion hosted by Bristol Women's Voice about the issues raised in the production; of what it is to be a woman and a mother today, resisting the loss of identity, and the struggles some women undertake to find retribution in a system that is often unfair. (more...)

American Theater Co.'s Youth Ensemble presents THE PROJECT(S) Adaptation, 7/14-23
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

American Theater Company's (ATC) Youth Ensemble presents a 50-minute abridgement by Jess McLeod and Sarah Slight of the critically acclaimed The Project(s)-a documentary play on Chicago's public housing conceived, co-written and originally directed by ATC's late Artistic Director PJ Paparelli and co-written by Joshua Jaeger-July 14 - 23, 2017. Directed by Monty Cole, the production features Youth Ensemble members Latrel Crawford, Danielle Jean-Baptiste, Alex King, Li Luzietti, Jenna Makkawy, Liliana Mastroianni, Azalia Resendiz, Keenya Riley, Ireon Roach, Leah Schiffman, Leojae Steward, and Ervin Tobar. The Youth Ensemble is meeting with Chicago public housing residents originally interviewed for the play, in order to learn more about the documentary theater-making process and help with character development prior to performing the piece. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ISLAND, Tobacco Factory Bristol
by Tim Wright - May 24, 2017

"They sentenced me to life, not to death" is the cry from an increasingly broken Winston in this new production of Fugard's The Island. Set on the notorious Robben Island (the infamous place that held Nelson Mandela) during apartheid The Island offers a glimpse into the lives of two inmates- John and Winston who face impossibly long stretches of time under the unspeakably harsh regime. (more...)

WWII Drama THE ZOOKEEPPER'S WIFE Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD and On Demand
by Movies News Desk - May 24, 2017

Based on the true story told in The New York Times best seller by Diane Ackerman, the critically acclaimed and heart-pounding WWII drama THE ZOOKEEPPER'S WIFE debuts on Digital HD on June 20, 2017 and on Blu-ray , DVD and On Demand on July 4, 2017 (more...)

PRACTICING SERIES at Grace Farms Explores Silence With Diverse Group of Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Practicing Silence, a year-long interdisciplinary workshop exploring the many meanings of silence, will bring together an interdisciplinary team of artists and scholars at Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut from June 13 to 17. For the past several months, participants have engaged a rigorous, creative process fueled by experiential and contemplative research, including a visit to The Cooper Union's anechoic chamber. (more...)

Scoop: NBC PRIMETIME - May 24 - June 18
by TV Scoop - May 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on NBC PRIMETIME, airing on NBC Wednesday May 24, 2017 - Sunday June 18, 2017! (more...)

Beit Lessin Theatre Presents THREE FLOORS UP
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

In the summer of the social Justice protests, a retired judge (Yona Elian-Keshet) joins the group of young idealists who are filling the streets of Tel-Aviv and the tents on Rothschild Boulevard. (more...)

Global Movement Leader Demonstrates a New Model Where Anybody Can Change the World
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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Calling All Wynonna Earp Fans!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

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BAX Announces 2017-18 Artist in Residence & Space Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

BAX is proud to welcome 2017-18 Artists in Residence (AIR) and Space Grant recipients. This group of artists embodies a vision, promise, and deep commitment to investigative practices in line with their and BAX's core values. Together, we are making space for bold and challenging work that asks deep questions about our ever-changing world and our place in this world. (more...)

Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel and Chris Chmelik to Star in LELA & CO. at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Steep Theatre's U.S. Premiere of Cordelia Lynn's Lela & Co., directed by Robin Witt, will feature Cruz Gonzalez-Cadel and Chris Chmelik. Gonzalez-Cadel will make her Steep Theatre debut, and this will be Chmelik's third Steep production, after Simon Stephens' Motortown and Howard Korder's The Hollow Lands. (more...)

A&E to Present Documentaries BIGGIE: THE LIFE OF NOTORIOUS B.I.G. and WHO KILLED TUPAC? This June
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

A&E Network will premiere the definitive documentary BIGGIE: THE LIFE OF NOTORIOUS B.I.G. as the inaugural project airing under the recently relaunched 'Biography' banner (more...)

Tony Winner David Rockwell Will Design West Side Arts Center- The Shed
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Daniel L. Doctoroff, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Alex Poots, Founding Artistic Director and CEO of New York's new center for artistic invention, The Shed, today announced an extraordinary lead gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies of $75 million toward the capital campaign for the new institution. Currently under construction on Manhattan's west side, where the High Line meets Hudson Yards, The Shed is scheduled to open to the public in spring 2019. (more...)

WIZARD OF OZ Leads Off Season 35 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 23, 2017

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)


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CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY to Air Live from Manchester, England Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

Scott Pelley will anchor the CBS EVENING NEWS (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) live from Manchester, England, tonight, May 23 on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

CBS's FACE THE NATION is Nation's No. 1 Public Affairs Program with Over 4 Million Viewers
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

CBS News' FACE THE NATION was the #1 Sunday morning public affairs program with over 4 million viewers on May 21, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings. (more...)

NBC Cancels Spin Off Drama CHICAGO JUSTICE After One Season
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

While the network renewed the other shows in the 'CHICAGO FIRE' franchise, CHICAGO P.D. and CHICAGO MED earlier this month, they held back on the their decision to order a second season for 'Justice' until after the upfronts. (more...)

Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres June 23 at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). (more...)

New Animated Series DC SUPER HERO GIRLS Coming to Cartoon Network in 2018
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

Production has begun on DC SUPER HERO GIRLS, an all-new animated action-comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation and based on characters from DC Entertainment. (more...)

Susa Acquires Hit Drama Series BULL from CBS Studios International
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

Channel 5 and CBS Studios International announced today a licensing agreement for the exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights to the #1 new series on U.S. television, BULL. The hit drama will premiere on 5USA in summer 2017. (more...)

Stephane Duret and Will Van Dyke to Perform at TDF's Open Doors Graduation
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's award-winning Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF founded in 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, will attend this year's graduation at 5:30pm on Monday, June 5 at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC).   (more...)

BWW Interview: Jeanne Sakata Spreading the Truth With HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by Gil Kaan - May 23, 2017

Ten years ago, actress/playwright Jeanne Sakata began writing down her various thoughts on her personal connections with the subject matter of her DAWN'S LIGHT: THE JOURNEY OF GORDON HIRABAYASHI. Through various reincarnations over the last decade, and a title change to HOLD THESE TRUTHS; Jeanne will be opening at The Pasadena Playhouse. I was most excited to get Jeanne's insight on this dark and deplorable episode of American history. (more...)

BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS: Love in Every Universe, at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - May 23, 2017

Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS is a smart, occasionally funny, and ultimately devastating play about love in the multiverse. (more...)

New Documentary Series WATERGATE in the Works at History Channel
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

HISTORY(R) has commissioned the definitive original documentary series about one of the biggest criminal conspiracies in modern politics, WATERGATE, produced and directed by Academy Award(R)-winning director Charles Ferguson ('Inside Job'). (more...)

MARCUS CENTER-LIVE at Peck Pavilion Returns this Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Live @ Peck Pavilion and Peck Flicks returns to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts grounds this summer. The season will run from July 6 through August 26 and each day of the series will have a different program focus. This year, Optimist Theatre: Shakespeare in the Park will join the line up on July 6-9, July 13-16 and July 20-22 at 8 pm with a performance on July 18 at 12 pm and they will present Much Ado About Nothing.  All the events in Peck Pavilion will all be free and open to the public. (more...)

Roxy Regional Theatre to Launch 35th Season with L. Frank Baum Musical Classic THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

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Scoop: BULL on CBS - Tuesday, June 13, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on BULL, airing on CBS on Tuesday, June 13, 2017! (more...)

ADAA Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize Goes to June Carryl for THE GOOD MINISTER FROM HARARE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Armenian Dramatic Arts Alliance (ADAA) announced the winner of the $10,000 Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize on April 24th, 2017 at the The Antaeus Theatre Company at the newly opened Kiki and David Gindler Performing Arts Centre in Glendale. (more...)

RLT's WOMEN AND WAR Series Concludes
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

RLT's Women and War series explores the changing role of women in modern warfare. "Downrange: Voices from the Homefront" and "Grounded" close out the series on Memorial Day weekend, running in repertory from Friday night through Sunday evening. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Talk Storied Career in 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Kennedy Center today announces that acclaimed three-time Tony Award-winning actress and star of the Kennedy Center's celebrated 2011 production of Follies, Bernadette Peters, will take part in philanthropist and Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein's new series of sit-down conversations with high-profile figures from the arts and culture field on June 26, 2017. (more...)

Soundtrack for 1971 Film EXTREMES Feat. Supertramp Now Available For Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Available for the first time on CD and DVD, EXTREMES is the 1971 film Directed by Tony Klinger, Mike Lytton. It covers the whole gamut of present day human behaviour, from carefree pop fans bathing nude at the Isle of Wight to withdrawn, pathetic junkies hastening their own deaths with hard drugs. (more...)

ID Premieres WHO KILLED ANGIE DODGE? KEITH MORRISON INVESTIGATES, 5/29
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

Produced by NBC News' Emmy Award-winning production arm Peacock Productions, the two-hour special WHO KILLED ANGIE DODGE? KEITH MORRISON INVESTIGATES premieres Memorial Day: Monday, May 29 at 8/7c on ID. (more...)

Thank You, Places...Production Stage Manager CECILIA LIGHTHALL
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2017

Today, we introduce you to PSM Cecilia Lighthall, one of Tennessee's finest: My first SM assignment in college was Selkie. I had been an ASM before that. But, that was my first one as lead. My first professional show was Cabaret at Chaffin's Barn in 2004. My most recent show was Posterity with Nashville Repertory Theatre. (more...)

AUDIO: National Theatre's New Podcast Launches with 'MY COUNTRY', Brexit Episode
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The National Theatre today launches the first episode in a 10-part podcast series, available free from the NT website and on iTunes. (more...)

19-Year-Old Composer/Lyricist Billy Recce to Bring 'THE PERKS OF BEING A SNOWFLAKE' to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Perks of Being A Snowflake: Songs by Billy Recce on July 7th at 9:30, featuring Recce, a band of seven and a cast of some of New York's finest and funniest talents. (more...)

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