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BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of NATIVE SON at Court TheatreBWW TV: First Look at Highlights of NATIVE SON at Court Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 23, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater have extended the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run through October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NATIVE SON, Now Playing at Court TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at NATIVE SON, Now Playing at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater have extended the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run through October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Court Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SONCourt Theatre & American Blues Theater Extend NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Court Theatre and American Blues Theater announce an extension to the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will now run September 11 - October 19, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. (more...)

Emerson Theatre Collaborative to Present HOUR FARTHER, 10/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC), in association with Black Stars of the Great White Way - a Chapman Roberts and Richard Allen Center for Art & Culture, announces its production of the play, Hour Farther written by David Horace Greer, directed by Camilla Ross, and starring renowned stage and screen actor and singer, Kirk Taylor. Most recently, Mr. Taylor had the honor of working alongside the late Robin Williams and Mila Kunis in the film, The Angriest Man In Brooklyn directed by Phillip Alden Robinson. (more...)

William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic DirectorWilliam Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives. (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Present THE MOUSETRAP, 11/7-12/14Northlight Theatre to Present THE MOUSETRAP, 11/7-12/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie, directed by Jonathan Berry. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from November 7 - December 14, 2014. The press opening is Friday, November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

VICE Presents Part One of the Detroit Episode Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie HuangVICE Presents Part One of the Detroit Episode Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

VICE today presents Part One of the latest episode of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang, which heads to Detroit. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for American Blues Theater's YANKEE TAVERN and SIDEMANCast, Creative Team Set for American Blues Theater's YANKEE TAVERN and SIDEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside and American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity ensemble, are proud to announce the casts for the 2015 productions of Steven Dietz's Yankee Tavern, February 20 - March 22, 2015, directed by Joanie Schultz and Warren Leight's Sideman, April 24 - May 24, 2015,directed by Jonathan Berry. All productions take place at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. (more...)

ReGroup to Stage THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, 1/24-2/9ReGroup to Stage THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, 1/24-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2013

On the heals of their acclaimed productions of 1931- and Success Story, The ReGroup turns its attention to the Group Theatre's very first play, Paul Green's The House of Connelly. Presented with special permission and support of the Paul Green Foundation, this poetic tale of the last dying gasps of the Old South trying to prevent progress of new ideas gets a much overdue NY revival. Wayward son Will Connelly, heir to the famous Connelly estate finds himself unable to live up to the prestige of the legendary Connelly's of the past. When a new tenant farmer arrives with his daughter Patsy, is it love at first site or does she have her calculating eyes on becoming the new Mrs. Connelly? The struggle between tradition and change, black and white and truth versus secrets come to a shocking conclusion. Though the Group made Mr. Green rewrite the ending to make it more hopeful, the ReGroup will be presenting Mr. Green's original ending. It is sure to be jaw dropping even after 80 years. (more...)

Oscar de la Renta to Receive Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence, 4/24Oscar de la Renta to Receive Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Carnegie Hall announced today that world-renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta will receive the seventh Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence at a gala benefit on Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Plaza's Grand Ballroom. The award, recognizing Mr. de la Renta's outstanding leadership in business and philanthropy, will be presented by Sanford I. Weill, Chairman of Carnegie Hall's Board of Trustees. (more...)

Street in James Gandolfini's Hometown to be Named After Late ActorStreet in James Gandolfini's Hometown to be Named After Late Actor
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

The Borough of Park Ridge, New Jersey will be naming a street, 'James Gandolfini Way' in honor of Native Son actor, James Gandolfini at a Dec. 1 dedication ceremony. (more...)

Billy Crystal, Nancy Lieberman, and WorldVentures Present New DreamCourt Basketball Courts to Replace Those Destroyed in SandyBilly Crystal, Nancy Lieberman, and WorldVentures Present New DreamCourt Basketball Courts to Replace Those Destroyed in Sandy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

At a beachside park where he grew up playing sports as a kid, actor and comedian Billy Crystal today cut the ribbon on two new DreamCourt basketball courts to replace the basketball court destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy one year ago. Joined by Hall of Fame basketball star and two-time Olympian Nancy Lieberman, who grew up in nearby Far Rockaway, the two hometown celebrities, along with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a pair of state-of-the-art basketball courts funded by the WorldVentures Foundation in partnership with the Nancy Lieberman Foundation, Sport Court International and the Billy Crystal and Friends Long Beach Renovation Fund. (more...)

Otoe-Missouria Tribe Sponsors Native Son, MMA Champion Johny HendricksOtoe-Missouria Tribe Sponsors Native Son, MMA Champion Johny Hendricks
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

RED ROCK, Okla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ American Web Loan, a tribal lending entity wholly owned by The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, today announced its sponsorship of Native Son and Mixed Martial Arts Welterweight Champion Johny 'Bigg Rigg' Hendricks. Hendricks, a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, is rated as one of the top fighters in the world. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Scott Alan, Marilyn Maye, LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA and More!WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Scott Alan, Marilyn Maye, LOS MONOLOGOS DE LA VAGINA and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 6, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Scott Alan releases his new EP today, Marilyn Maye tributes Johnny Carson at 54 Below, and THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES returns off-Broadway -- in Spanish! (more...)

Less Time in the Car, More at the Beach - Visit Cape Ann This Summer for a Vacation to RememberLess Time in the Car, More at the Beach - Visit Cape Ann This Summer for a Vacation to Remember
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

GLOUCESTER, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ PR for Gloucester, working in partnership with the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, is delighted to announce the start of the Summer 2014 season on Cape Ann! Starting with the June 12 opening of the 35 th season of the Gloucester Stage Company, co-founded by award-winning playwright Israel Horovitz as a 'safe harbor for playwrights and new plays;' followed by the June 21-22 Cape Ann Artisans Tour offering extraordinary access to vibrant art studios across all four communities, this summer is going to be one to remember. (more...)

Half Moon Theatre to Host PARANORMAL IN POUGHKEEPSIE 10 Minute Play Festival, 6/6-8Half Moon Theatre to Host PARANORMAL IN POUGHKEEPSIE 10 Minute Play Festival, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Half Moon Theatre has announced that the theme of its fourth annual 10 Minute Play Festival is “Paranormal in Poughkeepsie.” The 10 Minute Play Festival, which runs June 6-8, 2014, is an evening of theatre comprised of a series of short plays, each 10 minutes in length and written by a different playwright. (more...)

Paul G. Berglund Releases SECOND CHANCEPaul G. Berglund Releases SECOND CHANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

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TelePacific Taps San Antonio Native SonTelePacific Taps San Antonio Native Son
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

TelePacific Communications, the leading business communications carrier that is in the middle of a sustained and aggressive expansion into the Texas marketplace has promoted San Antonio native Richard Ocejo to the leadership of its San Antonio office. Ocejo brings more than twenty years of local management experience to his new responsibilities, along with deep earned relationships with the local business community. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Vice Previews FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG, Season 2 FinaleVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Vice Previews FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG, Season 2 Finale
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Vice today presents a sneak preview of the highly anticipated Season Two finale of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang, which heads to Chengdu. In the episode, chef and New York Times bestselling author Eddie Huang tastes authentic Szechuan cuisine, cooks with Master Chef Yu Bo, and discusses how locals are working to defend tradition as modernization creeps in. Scroll down to check it out! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 19th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 19th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 19, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Passion,' 'Road Show' and 'Into The Woods' celebrate Sondheim's birthday, 'Dessa Rose' and 'Rent' rake in the reviews, Black Ensemble and Bailiwick announce spring shows, new musicals from Writers Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare, plus Ravinia and Court plan summers 2014 and 2015 and more.... (more...)

NATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK to Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th SeasonNATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK to Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Court Theatre announces its 60th season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. The company's ambitious 2014/15 season will feature the World Premiere of Native Son adapted from Richard Wright's classic novel by Nambi E. Kelley and co-produced with American Blues Theater; Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell; Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; and the World Premiere of Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's The Good Book, directed by Lisa Peterson. Closing out the anniversary season is Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's The Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell with music direction by Doug Peck. (more...)

'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dies at 67'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dies at 67
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Emmy Award-winning actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as 'Anthony Bouvier' on TV's Designing Women, died on June 28th at the age of 67 (more...)

Rooftop Films Presents Florian Habicht's PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets, 8/7Rooftop Films Presents Florian Habicht's PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets, 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Rooftop Films is excited to present Florian Habicht's film PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets, with special guests Florian Habicht and PULP frontman Jarvis Cocker in attendance. One of the most influential bands to come out of the '90s, PULP is captured in the intimate and imaginative documentary as they prepare for the final show in their beloved hometown of Sheffield, England. The film will be released in theaters by Oscilloscope Laboratories in November. (more...)

BOXEO TELEMUNDO FORD Continues Summer Season 8/1BOXEO TELEMUNDO FORD Continues Summer Season 8/1
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

“Boxeo Telemundo Ford” continues its 2014 summer season this Friday live from the A La Carte Pavilion in Tampa, Florida as Native Son Daniel “El Alacrán” Lozano faces off against Mexico's Antonio Tostado García (more...)

BWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at TanglewoodBWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at Tanglewood
by Erica Miner - Jul 22, 2014

Few vocal performers of our day are as closely identified with American classical music as this renowned artist. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Adaptation of NATIVE SON, 9/11-10/12Court Theatre Presents the World Premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Adaptation of NATIVE SON, 9/11-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert and American Blues Theater present the world premiere of American Blues Ensemble Member Nambi E. Kelley's new adaptation of Richard Wright's classic novel, Native Son, directed by Seret Scott. Native Son will run September 11 - October 12, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

VICE Presents Part Three of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANGVICE Presents Part Three of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

VICE today presents Part Three of the latest episode of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang, which heads to London. (more...)

American Blues Theater to Present Annual Fundraiser BLUE BASH, 2/27; ABC's Linda Yu to HostAmerican Blues Theater to Present Annual Fundraiser BLUE BASH, 2/27; ABC's Linda Yu to Host
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, hosts "Blue Bash," their annual fundraiser, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the office of Seyfarth Shaw, Suite 2400, 131 S. Dearborn. The "Blue Bash," hosted by ABC 7's Linda Yu and co-chaired by Joan Esposito and Jill DeVaney, includes live and silent auctions, the presentation of two awards; the 2014 Blue Ink Playwriting Award and the Focus Award to the family of the late Arthur D. "Chip" Pringle, III, board member and long time supporter of American Blues Theater, as well as a sneak preview of their 29th Season. Proceeds from the "Blue Bash" benefit American Blues Theater's artistic programs and services, including the Education Outreach Initiative, The Lincoln Project. Individual tickets for the 2014 "Blue Bash" are $125 and may be purchased by calling 312.725.4228 or online at americanbluestheater.com. (more...)

'Bibi's Rainbow' Bridges the Cultural Divide for an Iranian Family in America'Bibi's Rainbow' Bridges the Cultural Divide for an Iranian Family in America
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Spanning four generations, Majid Amini's new novel 'Bibi's Rainbow' is an absorbing, honest and amusing story of the members of an extended immigrant Iranian family in Southern California who privately battle their painful pasts and resist assimilation into American culture. The matriarch who emerges from Amini's imagination illuminates the importance of kindness, affection, community, unconditional love, tolerance and forgiveness, in her efforts to help them move forward, heal old wounds and make peace with their lives in America. Bibi's character is strong, passionate and clever. She uses her positive attitude and keen understanding of human nature-and an unending supply of homemade exotic and gourmet meals and desserts-to soothe and quell their discomfort, strengthen their relationships with their neighbors and community, and challenge the rigid ideals that their ancient culture has imposed. (more...)

Watch Vice's FRESH OFF THE BOAT w/ EDDIE HUANG Part 2Watch Vice's FRESH OFF THE BOAT w/ EDDIE HUANG Part 2
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Eddie explores the city with popular food writer Jenny Gao, drinks poop-infused coffee, throws down in a cook-off, and explores the aftermath of the Chinese Cultural Revolution (more...)

ReGroup Theatre Presents Free Reading of IN ABRAHAM'S BOSOM TodayReGroup Theatre Presents Free Reading of IN ABRAHAM'S BOSOM Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2014

As part of the ReGroup Theatre's celebration of playwright and activist Paul Green, they are presenting a free reading of his groundbreaking play, Pulitzer Prize winning, In Abraham's Bosom following their matinee of The House of Connelly today, Jan 26th at 7 PM. (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Anthony Laciura and More Set for ReGroup Theatre's THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, Now thru 2/9BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Anthony Laciura and More Set for ReGroup Theatre's THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

83 years later - Paul Green's hit play returns to the NY stage - with its shocking original ending finally intact! On the heels of their acclaimed productions of 1931- and Success Story, The ReGroup Theatre Company Inc. turns its attention to the Group Theatre's very first play, Paul Green's The House of Connelly. With special permission and support from the Paul Green Foundation, this poetic tale gets a much overdue NY revival. (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Anthony Laciura and More Set for ReGroup Theatre's THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, 1/23-2/9BOARDWALK EMPIRE's Anthony Laciura and More Set for ReGroup Theatre's THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, 1/23-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

83 years later - Paul Green's hit play returns to the NY stage - with its shocking original ending finally intact! On the heels of their acclaimed productions of 1931- and Success Story, The ReGroup Theatre Company Inc. turns its attention to the Group Theatre's very first play, Paul Green's The House of Connelly. With special permission and support from the Paul Green Foundation, this poetic tale gets a much overdue NY revival. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces LIVE IDEAS Festival 2014 Schedule - 'The Year of James Baldwin'New York Live Arts Announces LIVE IDEAS Festival 2014 Schedule - 'The Year of James Baldwin'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

New York Live Arts today announced the schedule of its second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time! taking place April 23 - 27, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Shanghai Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANGVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Shanghai Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

VICE today presents a sneak preview of the latest episode of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang, which heads to Shanghai. (more...)

Author Howard Feinstein Releases 'Fire On The Bayou'Author Howard Feinstein Releases 'Fire On The Bayou'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

On Sunday, January 12, 2014 acclaimed author Howard Feinstein, along with his publisher Foxhead Books, release the author's emotionally charged memoir entitled: 'Fire on the Bayou: True Tales from the Civil Rights Battlefront' (ISBN: 978-1-940876-00-9). The book details Mr. Feinstein's civil rights work prosecuting Ku Klux Klan cases and other prosecutions involving racially-motivated violence. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Preview - New York Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANGVIDEO: Sneak Preview - New York Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

VICE presents a sneak preview of the forthcoming episode of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang, which heads to New York. In the episode, chef and New York Times bestselling author Eddie Huang scopes out local bodegas in the Bronx, talks gentrification in Brooklyn, and walks viewers through a day in his life in Manhattan. Parts One, Two, and Three of the New York episode will roll out on February 17, February 24, and March 3, respectively. Scroll down to watch the trailer! (more...)

'HANK WILLIAMS', SIDE MAN & More Set for American Blues Theater's 2014-15 Season'HANK WILLIAMS', SIDE MAN & More Set for American Blues Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside announces the American Blues Theater's Season 29 'Lost & Sound' at the 'Blue Bash,' their annual fundraiser, Thursday, Feb. 27 from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the office of Seyfarth Shaw, Suite 2400, 131 S. Dearborn. Complete performance schedules, venues, casting and ticket information will be announced at a later date. Flex passes for Season 29 'Lost & Sound' are available now. Details on each production are included in this release. For more information on the current and next season's productions visit americanbluestheater.com. Season 29 includes: (more...)

American Blues Theater Presents Annual Fundraiser BLUE BASH Tonight; Dina Bair & Steve Sanders to Co-HostAmerican Blues Theater Presents Annual Fundraiser BLUE BASH Tonight; Dina Bair & Steve Sanders to Co-Host
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, hosts 'Blue Bash,' their annual fundraiser, tonight, Feb. 27, 2014 from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the office of Seyfarth Shaw, Suite 2400, 131 S. Dearborn. (more...)

Richard Wright & Paul Green's NATIVE SON - Free Reading TonightRichard Wright & Paul Green's NATIVE SON - Free Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2014

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RICHARD WESLEY'S PLAYBOOK Set for Crossroads Theatre Company, 3/2RICHARD WESLEY'S PLAYBOOK Set for Crossroads Theatre Company, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Legacy Month, a celebration of Crossroads Theatre Company's history and contributions to the American cultural landscape, will continue with Richard Wesley's Playbook, a celebration of the prolific playwright and screenwriter's work with performances, video and testimonials on Sunday, March 2. (more...)

VICE Presents Part Two of London Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANGVICE Presents Part Two of London Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

VICE today presents Part Two of the latest episode of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang, which heads to London. (more...)

VICE Presents Part One of London Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANGVICE Presents Part One of London Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT WITH EDDIE HUANG
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

VICE today presents Part One of the latest episode of Fresh Off The Boat with Eddie Huang, which heads to London (more...)

ReGroup Theatre Company to Present Paul Green's THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, 1/24-2/9ReGroup Theatre Company to Present Paul Green's THE HOUSE OF CONNELLY, 1/24-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

On the heels of their acclaimed productions of 1931- and Success Story, The ReGroup Theatre Company turns its attention to the Group Theatre's very first play, Paul Green's The House of Connelly. With special permission and support from the Paul Green Foundation, this poetic tale gets a much overdue NY revival. The play shows us an iconic struggle: the last dying gasps of the Old South as it tries to prevent the progression of new ideas. (more...)

SOPRANO Cast Comes Out for New Jersey's 'James Gandolfini' DaySOPRANO Cast Comes Out for New Jersey's 'James Gandolfini' Day
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter, New Jersey has paid tribute to its Native Son, James Gandolfini, by declaring December 1st as a special day in his honor. (more...)

Michael Musto to Make Special Appearance in Off-Broadway's MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING, 1/11Michael Musto to Make Special Appearance in Off-Broadway's MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

My Big Gay Italian Wedding will host a very special performance on Saturday, January 11th, 2014 when Michael Musto and "Frankie C" take to the stage to officiate the wedding of "Anthony Pinnunziato" and "Andrew Polinski" (more...)

New York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL, 4/23-24New York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL, 4/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

As part of New York Live Arts' second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time!, director Patricia McGregor (Katori Hall's Hurt Village, Marcus Gardley's The House That Will Not Stand) and actor Colman Domingo, of Lee Daniel's The Butler and Stew's Passing Strange,present the world premiere of Nothing Personal. This production, which shares the name of the exceptionally powerful 1964 volume by James Baldwin and renowned photographer Richard Avedon, brings the collaboration to life in a wrenchingly original stage adaptation. (more...)

New York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL TonightNew York Live Arts' Festival JAMES BALDWIN THIS TIME! Presents World Premiere of NOTHING PERSONAL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

As part of New York Live Arts' second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time!, director Patricia McGregor (Katori Hall's Hurt Village, Marcus Gardley's The House That Will Not Stand) and actor Colman Domingo, of Lee Daniel's The Butler and Stew's Passing Strange,present the world premiere of Nothing Personal. This production, which shares the name of the exceptionally powerful 1964 volume by James Baldwin and renowned photographer Richard Avedon, brings the collaboration to life in a wrenchingly original stage adaptation. (more...)

August Alsina's Testimony (NNTME/Def Jam) Reigns As The Top Artist Debut On The Billboard 200; Enters Soundscan R&B Chart At #1 And #2 Overall On First Week Sales Of 67,August Alsina's Testimony (NNTME/Def Jam) Reigns As The Top Artist Debut On The Billboard 200; Enters Soundscan R&B Chart At #1 And #2 Overall On First Week Sales Of 67,
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With first week sales of 67,000 copies, young New Orleans singer August Alsina enters at #1 on the Soundscan R&B chart and #2 on the overall chart with TESTIMONY, his debut album on NNTME/Def Jam Recordings (released April 15 th), an inspirational tale of survival in one of America's most treacherous cities.  The release of TESTIMONY came just three weeks after August wrapped up the successful 21-city 2 Good 2 Be T.R.U. U.S. tour starring 2 Chainz and Pusha T. (more...)

New York Live Arts Kicks Off LIVE IDEAS Festival 2014 - 'The Year of James Baldwin'New York Live Arts Kicks Off LIVE IDEAS Festival 2014 - 'The Year of James Baldwin'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

New York Live Arts today announced the schedule of its second annual Live Ideas festival, James Baldwin, This Time! taking place today, April 23 - 27, 2014. (more...)

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