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BWW Reviews: A Bit Disjointed but SECONDHAND LIONS at 5th Ave Full of Fantasy and Heart
by Jay Irwin - Sep 27, 2013

OK, so we're all sick of the trend of movies turned into musicals but, Dear Readers, just as movies have to keep remaking themselves, Broadway will keep culling from film vaults for new musicals. Let's face it, it ain't going anywhere. But if they're going to do it, such as with the current production of 'Secondhand Lions' being tried out on the stages of the 5th Avenue Theatre, let's make sure it can be done on a stage and still make sense. Yes, the fanciful stories and budding and heartfelt relationship between the two old curmudgeons and their young nephew are still there and done quite well in moments. But the attempt to jam that title down our throats without even the slightest hint of the actual lion storyline feels a bit insulting to anyone who saw the film. But we'll get to that in a minute. (more...)

BWW Reviews: OzAsia Festival 2013: EXTREME JUMP Was Exhausting Just to Watch
by Barry Lenny - Oct 3, 2013

It was clear that bringing this group back for a return season was a very good move on the part of the Festival Director, Jacinta Thompson, with the audience leaving the performance with big smiles on their faces. (more...)

Cumpsty, Mastrantonio, Nivola and More Join Rees in Roundabout's THE WINSLOW BOY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company presents The Winslow Boy, starring Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty as 'Desmond Curry', Academy & Tony Award nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as 'Grace Winslow', Alessandro Nivola as 'Sir Robert Morton' and Tony Award winner Roger Rees as 'Arthur Winslow'. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 10/13/2013
by BWW - Oct 13, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/13/2013 for Norfolk (more...)

BWW REVIEW: A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Is a Quirky Family Delight
by Jan Nargi - Nov 25, 2013

Singing and dancing extravaganza based on the beloved stories of Jean Shepherd gets the eccentric tone just right in this funny and affectionate remembrance of the simple joys of Christmases past. (more...)

Coffee Importer Todd Carmichael Ups The Ante And Calculated Risks In Season Two Of Travel Channel's 'Dangerous Grounds'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Season two of Travel Channel's "Dangerous Grounds" just got more dangerous. Coffee importer and adventurer Todd Carmichael's big name clients are as demanding as ever. They send him to source the perfect coffee in the world's most dangerous places, from the Amazon jungles of Brazil to the conflict zones of Guatemala. Premiering on Tuesday, January 28 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, the critically acclaimed original series features Carmichael as he treks around the globe for his biggest clients including chef Jean Georges Vongerichten, chef Mario Batali, Starr Restaurants, Dean & Deluca, West Elm Stores and Four Seasons Hotels. For this self-made businessman who grew his company bean by bean, failure is not an option. (more...)

Tony Plana, Anthony Chisholm & More to Lead Second Stage's THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director), currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary season, has announced the complete cast for its upcoming production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winnerQuiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The company will feature ANTHONY CHISHOLM (Radio Golf, Jitney), DARIUSH KASHANI (Homebody/Kabul), TONY PLANA (Ugly Betty), ARMANDO RIESCO (2ST's Water by the Spoonful), ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ (Motherf***er with the Hat, Orange is the New Black), and ANNAPURNA SRIRAM (Pericles at Berkeley Rep). (more...)

Aurora Fox's Little Foxes to Present THE SNOW QUEEN and SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The Aurora Fox's Little Foxes will present THE SNOW QUEEN and SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL this summer. Details below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Tucson (more...)

L.A. Premiere of Tom Cavanaugh's THE LAST REMNANTS OF COPS, ROBBERS & HOLLYWOOD COWBOYS, 6/12-29
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

A love song to his adopted city, Tom Cavanaugh's THE LAST REMNANTS OF COPS, Robbers & HOLYWOOD COWBOYS will have its Los Angeles premiere in the 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival from June 12th through 29th. The press preview performance will take place on June 5th at 7pm. The forty-five minute drama, which features eight monologues delivered by six actors, will play at the East Theatre at The Complex at 6476 Santa Monica Blvd. (more...)

Elizabeth Rodriguez Joins Chazz Palminteri in World Premiere of UNORGANIZED CRIME, Beginning Tonight in LA
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Unorganized Crime, LLC announces that Tony Award-nominated actress Elizabeth Rodriguez (Broadway's The Motherfucker With the Hat) will star opposite Academy Award-nominee Chazz Palminteri ( 'A Bronx Tale,' 'Bullets Over Broadway') in the world premiere play, Unorganized Crime, written by Kenny D'Aquila and directed by David Fofi. Unorganized Crime will now preview tonight, May 3 at 8pm; Sunday, May 4 at 7pm; Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7 at 8pm and will open on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm and run through Saturday, May 31 at the Elephant Theatre, 1076 N. Lillian Way. (at Santa Monica Blvd., one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Tucson (more...)

Little Foxes Children's Theatre to Present SNOW QUEEN, 6/10-26
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

The Aurora Fox Little Foxes Children's Theatre presents Snow Queen by Stacey Lane (adapted from the story by Hans Christian Anderson). Performance dates are June 10 - June 26, 2014. (Tues/Weds/Thurs/Fri at 10:00 a.m. & Mon/Weds/Sat at 1:00 p.m.). Tickets are $7 for general admission and $5.00 for groups of 10 or more. Seating is limited, so advance reservations are strongly suggested. Call 303-739-1970 to make reservations. (more...)

JOHN WAYNE: The Epic Collection Debuts on DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - May 20, 2014

To commemorate one of America's most iconic film heroes, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will introduce a comprehensive new DVD set -- John Wayne: The Epic Collection -- today, May 20. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Tucson (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Tucson (more...)

Darwin's Waiting Room to Present COMiCALiTY, 3/28-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

A family-friendly sketch comedy show where the familiar and unfamiliar blend together in creating a somewhat recognizable world that is slightly (and funnily) askew. Its The Twilight Zone meets Monty Python with a bit of farce. (more...)

Darwin's Waiting Room Presents COMiCALiTY, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

A family-friendly sketch comedy show where the familiar and unfamiliar blend together in creating a somewhat recognizable world that is slightly (and funnily) askew. Its The Twilight Zone meets Monty Python with a bit of farce. (more...)

Signature Theatre and The Negro Ensemble Company to Honor Late Playwright Leslie Lee, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

On Monday, March 24, 2014, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (Charles Weldon, Artistic Director; Karen Brown, Executive Director) and Signature Theatre (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director) will unite in a day-long celebration of the life and works of Tony Award-nominated playwright Leslie Lee. Lee passed away in New York City on January 20, 2014. (more...)

Elsa Bonstein Releases New Thriller, FIND EDSELL!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. (more...)

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Short Film Selections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 58 short films, 29 of which are world premieres. (more...)

GraphicAudio's Twenty Off Tuesdays Features NUCLEAR BOMBSHELL (Series Set)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

I AM THE LAST FREE-LANCE PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR ON EARTH. My name is Zachary Nixon Johnson. The year is 2057 and, after a handful of species-altering upheavals, Earth-shattering cataclysms, history-changing extraterrestrial contacts, and pop-culture disasters, the world is now a pretty safe place. But, of course, as in times past, people still run the shades-of-gray gamut from good to evil. There are still cops and Robbers, saints and sinners, voters and politicians. And every once in a while some crazy thing happens that threatens all of society, all of humanity, even the entire space-time continuum. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Houston!
by David Clarke & Kristina Nungaray - Jun 3, 2014

Living in Houston and covering Houston's illustrious theatre scene thoroughly spoils us. However, we are always more than happy to share the wealth and talk about what is happening all over town. This summer, we are thrilled that Houston's theatre community is embracing women and giving Houston audiences the chance to see a plethora of shows featuring strong female characters and fascinating female leads. (more...)

Colony Theatre to Open Season with World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING, 7/9 - 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the first production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING by Michelle Kholos Brooks. The production stars Christina Pickles and Bruce Weitz, who between them have a combined total of 14 Emmy nominations, and is directed by Cameron Watson, who has been heralded as "one of our finest contemporary directors" by The Los Angeles Times, while The Wall Street Journal declared his work "the best in the country." (more...)

Little Foxes Children's Theatre's SNOW QUEEN Now Playing Through 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Aurora Fox Little Foxes Children's Theatre presents Snow Queen by Stacey Lane (adapted from the story by Hans Christian Anderson). Performance dates are June 10 - June 26, 2014. (Tues/Weds/Thurs/Fri at 10:00 a.m. & Mon/Weds/Sat at 1:00 p.m.). Tickets are $7 for general admission and $5.00 for groups of 10 or more. Seating is limited, so advance reservations are strongly suggested. Call 303-739-1970 to make reservations. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Ben Fankhauser and Michael McCorry Rose Sing Alexander Sage Oyen's 'Gods Among Men'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 25, 2014

This week's features composer is Alexander Sage Oyen. Newsies' Ben Fankhauser and Wicked's Michael McCorry Rose performed this song from his new musical 'Outlaws' at our concert at 54 Below. (more...)

City of Fairfax Theatre Company Presents PIPPI LONGSTOCKING, 7/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Grab your hat and join the fun as pirates, circus entertainers, a few cops and Robbers, and the world's most popular whippersnapper come to life this summer in the City of Fairfax Theatre Company (CFTC) and Truro Anglican Church's rollicking and whimsical Pippi Longstocking: The Family Musical, running July 18-19 and July 25-26, 2014 at Lanier Middle School. (more...)

Marlowe Theatre Presents WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, 17 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Two crafty Robbers, one tiny ladybird and a whole farmyard of fun: What The Ladybird Heard comes to Canterbury during the summer holidays. Based on the award-winning picture book by best-selling author Julia Donaldson (The Gruffalo), and award-winning illustrator Lydia Monks, this is a new stage adaptation with live music, original songs, puppetry and lots of interactive fun. (more...)

ALADDIN AND OTHER ENCHANTING TALES to Play the Wharton Center, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

When a Persian Sultan discovers that his wife has been unfaithful, he immediately rules that all women in his kingdom be punished, assuming they are just as deceitful. Due to his power as Sultan, the entire kingdom complies, except for one young woman named Scheherazade. She goes to the Sultan and begins weaving her tales of intrigue and adventure, hoping he will let go of his anger and learn to forgive. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, January 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS tonight, January 3, 2014! (more...)

Signature Theatre Remembers 2008-09 Playwright-in-Residence Leslie Lee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

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John LeDoux Shares the Biography of His Life in LEDOUX VIE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

'LeDoux Vie' (published by Trafford Publishing) describes the life story of Jack LeDoux. Born in 1924 and reared in California, this story recounts the adventures of growing up in the 20s and 30s when there were no TV or youth sports' programs. Youngsters in those days played sandlot ball, cops and Robbers, cowboys and Indians, kick the can, and various other activities. There was little parental interaction but most of the time; the kids did behave although the story does recount some mischievous behavior, especially on Halloween. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image's 3rd Annual FIRST LOOK Showcase Set for 1/10-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

First Look, Museum of the Moving Image's annual showcase for inventive new international cinema, returns for its third year with a program of 16 films from 10 countries, to be presented on weekends from January 10 through 19, 2014. First Look opens today, January 10, with the U.S. premiere of Alexandre Rockwell's Little Feet, a charming and bittersweet tale of two young siblings on their own, starring Rockwell's own children Nico and Lana; all three will appear in person with the screening. Closing Night on Sunday, January 19, will be the U.S. premiere of Antonin Peretjatko's The Rendez Vous of Déjà Vu (La fille du 14 Juillet), a colorful and freewheeling romantic burlesque, with shades of French New Wave and Monty Python, set amidst a beach vacation in France; Peretjatko will appear in person. Featured countries for other First Look films are Canada, Chile, Egypt, Greece, Ireland, Peru, Spain, and the United Kingdom. All of the films have played to acclaim at international film festivals, and all are New York premieres and many are U.S. premieres. Many of the filmmakers will be present for post-screening discussions. (more...)

Jim McNeff Shares Support of Police Officers in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

For nearly 30 years, author Jim McNeff served his city as a police officer, balancing his busy life with his career. In his new book, 'The Spirit behind Badge 145: A personal walk and devotional with a law enforcement professional' (published by WestBow Press), McNeff gives other officer and civilian readers a behind-the-scenes look at real life police work from dramatic cops-and-Robbers stories to the emotional mess that many officers face. (more...)

ALADDIN AND OTHER ENCHANTING TALES Plays the Wharton Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

When a Persian Sultan discovers that his wife has been unfaithful, he immediately rules that all women in his kingdom be punished, assuming they are just as deceitful. Due to his power as Sultan, the entire kingdom complies, except for one young woman named Scheherazade. She goes to the Sultan and begins weaving her tales of intrigue and adventure, hoping he will let go of his anger and learn to forgive. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image's 3rd Annual FIRST LOOK Showcase Set for Now thru 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

First Look, Museum of the Moving Image's annual showcase for inventive new international cinema, returns for its third year with a program of 16 films from 10 countries, to be presented on weekends from today, January 10 through 19, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Jacksonville (more...)

Broadway's Sebastian Arcelus and Elizabeth Rodriguez Round Out BLANCO Pilot Cast
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

Two Broadway names are in the mix for the full cast of Cinemax's BLANCO drama pilot, starring Shiloh Fernandez. The Hollywood Reporter writes that A TIME TO KILL's Sebastian Arcelus and THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT's Elizabeth Rodriguez have signed on for the project. (more...)

JOHN WAYNE: The Epic Collection to Debut on DVD 5/20
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

To commemorate one of America's most iconic film heroes, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will introduce a comprehensive new DVD set -- John Wayne: The Epic Collection -- on May 20. (more...)

Lizanne Holland Releases GUNDAGA ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

In 'Gundaga Island' (published by AuthorHouse), author Lizanne Holland takes readers to the shores of Gundaga Island where nine cousins face off against five bank Robbers in a race for buried treasure. (more...)

From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: The Nut Job
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Be prepared for one squirrelly adventure in the action-packed comedy, The Nut Job, starring Will Arnett (Despicable Me, Ratatouille) as Surly, a mischievous squirrel on a mission to prove himself. The Nut Job comes to Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD, & DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet as well as On Demand on April 15, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film will also be available on DIGITAL HD one week early on April 8, 2014. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Kick Off 2014 with Slew of Premieres
by TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

This January, Investigation Discovery (ID), America's favorite 'guilty pleasure' network, resolves to ring in the New Year with a programming slate jam-packed with mystery and suspense. January will mark ID's biggest month of premieres in network history with five all-new and eight returning hit series. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image's 3rd Annual FIRST LOOK Showcase Set for 1/10-17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

First Look, Museum of the Moving Image's annual showcase for inventive new international cinema, returns for its third year with a program of 16 films from 10 countries, to be presented on weekends from January 10 through 19, 2014. First Look opens on Friday, January 10, with the U.S. premiere of Alexandre Rockwell's Little Feet, a charming and bittersweet tale of two young siblings on their own, starring Rockwell's own children Nico and Lana; all three will appear in person with the screening. Closing Night on Sunday, January 19, will be the U.S. premiere of Antonin Peretjatko's The Rendez Vous of Deja Vu (La fille du 14 Juillet), a colorful and freewheeling romantic burlesque, with shades of French New Wave and Monty Python, set amidst a beach vacation in France; Peretjatko will appear in person. Featured countries for other First Look films are Canada, Chile, Egypt, Greece, Ireland, Peru, Spain, and the United Kingdom. All of the films have played to acclaim at international film festivals, and all are New York premieres and many are U.S. premieres. Many of the filmmakers will be present for post-screening discussions. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, January 3, 2014
by TV Scoop - Dec 12, 2013

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, January 3, 2014! (more...)

Ylvis - The FOX Among YouTube's Annual List of Top Trending Videos
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

YouTube launched today YouTube Rewind 2013, their annual lists of the top trending videos, music videos, channels and a tribute video of the best moments from 2013 featuring Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Macklemore, Sesame Street characters and over 60 YouTube channel stars from around the world. (more...)

Elizabeth Rodriguez to Join Chazz Palminteri in World Premiere of UNORGANIZED CRIME at the Elephant Theatre, 5/3-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Unorganized Crime, LLC announces that Tony Award-nominated actress Elizabeth Rodriguez (Broadway's The Motherfucker With the Hat) will star opposite Academy Award-nominee Chazz Palminteri ( "A Bronx Tale," "Bullets Over Broadway") in the world premiere play, Unorganized Crime, written by Kenny D'Aquila and directed by David Fofi. Unorganized Crime will now preview on Saturday, May 3 at 8pm; Sunday, May 4 at 7pm; Tuesday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 7 at 8pm and will open on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm and run through Saturday, May 31 at the Elephant Theatre, 1076 N. Lillian Way. (at Santa Monica Blvd., one block west of Vine) in Hollywood. (more...)

UNTIL DEATH DO US is Released
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

From author Mark Bowers comes a story following a couple of bank Robbers as they tear a path of mayhem and passion across America, shades of Bonnie and Clyde. 'Until Death Do Us' promises to treat romance aficionados and fans of crime fiction alike with its hardboiled narrative and unpredictable twists and turns, where protagonists are just as likely to die from heartbreak as they are from a bullet to the head. (more...)

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