Bill Camp, Jim Norton, Tavi Gevinson and More Join Broadway's THE CRUCIBLE; Full Cast, Theater Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE will return to Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) this spring. Bill Camp (as Reverend John Hale), Jim Norton (as Giles Corey), Tavi Gevinson (as Mary Warren), and Jason Butler Harner (as Reverend Samuel Parris) are among those who will join previously announced stars Ben Whishaw (as John Proctor), Sophie Okonedo (as Elizabeth Proctor), Saoirse Ronan (as Abigail Williams), and Ciaran Hinds (as Deputy-Governor Danforth). (more...)

Montego Glover and More to Star in The Old Globe's THE ROYALE; Cast & Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for Marco Ramirez's ('Orange is the New Black,' 'Sons of Anarchy') wildly theatrical new play The Royale, directed by two-time Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk Award-nominated Rachel Chavkin. Founding Artistic Director of New York's the TEAM, Chavkin most recently won accolades for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Post Critics's Picks, and Top Ten of 2012 and 2013). The Royale will run October 4 to November 2 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run October 4 - 8. Opening night is Thursday, October 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

WYATT CENAC: BROOKLYN Comedy Special to Premiere on Netlix, 10/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Netflix will premiere "Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn," stand-up comedian Wyatt Cenac's sophomore comedy special, on Tuesday, October 21 in all territories where Netflix is available. (more...)

Curious Theatre Presents ALL THE RAGE and THE TRICKY PART This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

re Company presents Martin Moran's Regional Premiere All the Rage and the Limited Engagement of The Tricky Part, directed by Seth Barrish. All the Rage runs today, September 6 - October 5, 2014 and The Tricky Part runs September 10, 20, 27 & October 2, 5, 2014 at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. The opening night of All the Rage is September 6, 2014, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to THANK GOD FOR JOKES at BAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Tonight, September 5 at 8pm, comedian Mike Birbiglia comes to the BAM stage with THANK GOD FOR JOKES, a new show about jokes and how they can get you in trouble. The performance takes place in the Peter Jay Sharp Building, BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. (more...)

Radio Host Ira Glass Coming to Merriam Theater, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Award-Winning radio host and producer Ira Glass recreates his public radio program, This American Life, at the Merriam Theater on Saturday,November 15 at 8 p.m. Named Time magazine's "Best Radio Host in America," Glass reinvents radio onstage with compelling, behind the scenes storytelling that pushes journalism to new heights. Glass engages audiences with narration, pre-taped vignettes and music, anecdotally sharing almost twenty years of on-air experienceabout what goes into making a good story. (more...)

Curious Theatre to Present ALL THE RAGE and THE TRICKY PART This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Curious Theatre Company presents Martin Moran's Regional Premiere All the Rage and the Limited Engagement of The Tricky Part, directed by Seth Barrish. All the Rage runs September 6 - October 5, 2014 and The Tricky Part runs September 10, 20, 27 & October 2, 5, 2014 at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. The opening night of All the Rage is September 6, 2014, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Tony Nominee Cristin Milioti Set for SAG Foundation's Conversations Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation will welcome Tony nominee Cristin Milioti for a conversationational event for her new NBC television comedy A TO Z, followed by a Q&A. The event is slated for Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 1pm at NYIT-Auditorium on Broadway. (more...)

Curious Theatre Opens THE TRICKY PART Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Curious Theatre Company presents The Tricky Part, directed by Seth Barrish. The Tricky Part runs tonight, September 10, 20, 27 & October 2, 5, 2014 at 1080 Acoma Street, Denver. (more...)

THE TRICKY PART to Play Next Weekend at The Barrow Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Martin Moran's OBIE award-winning play, THE TRICKY PART, will play for one night only, October 19, 2014 at 7:00 PM at TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, 3Rd Floor, NY NY. (more...)

Montego Glover and More to Star in The Old Globe's THE ROYALE; Cast & Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for Marco Ramirez's ('Orange is the New Black,' 'Sons of Anarchy') wildly theatrical new play The Royale, directed by two-time Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk Award-nominated Rachel Chavkin. Founding Artistic Director of New York's the TEAM, Chavkin most recently won accolades for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Post Critics's Picks, and Top Ten of 2012 and 2013). The Royale will run October 4 to November 2 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run October 4 - 8. Opening night is Thursday, October 9 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

WYATT CENAC: BROOKLYN Comedy Special Premieres on Netlix Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Netflix will premiere 'Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn,' stand-up comedian Wyatt Cenac's sophomore comedy special, today, October 21 in all territories where Netflix is available. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia Comes to the Paramount Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Award-winning comedian, author, and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories in a show about jokes, and how they can get you in trouble. Join Birbiglia as he he gets arrested in New Jersey, screamed at by a famous director, heckled by Statler and Waldorf, and attacked by zombie rodents. (more...)

Austin Film Festival to Share Preview of John Ridley's AMERICAN CRIME, Premiering on ABC This Spring
by Movies News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Austin Film Festival (October 23-30), the premier film festival recognizing writers' and filmmakers' contributions to film, television and new media, released today new television programming and the lead cast for their annual staged script reading. (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Run 12/2-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings its uplifting production of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol to The Pabst Theater this December. (more...)

Radio Host Ira Glass Comes to the Merriam Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2014

Award-Winning radio host and producer Ira Glass recreates his public radio program, This American Life, at the Merriam Theater tonight, November 15 at 8 p.m. Named Time magazine's 'Best Radio Host in America,' Glass reinvents radio onstage with compelling, behind the scenes storytelling that pushes journalism to new heights. Glass engages audiences with narration, pre-taped vignettes and music, anecdotally sharing almost twenty years of on-air experienceabout what goes into making a good story. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to Bring His THANK GOD FOR JOKES Comedy Tour to the Strand Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Award-winning comedian, author, and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories in a show about jokes, and how they can get you in trouble. Join Birbiglia as he gets arrested in New Jersey, screamed at by a famous director, heckled by Statler and Waldorf, and attacked by zombie rodents. (more...)

Seth Rogen, Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari & More Set for Just For Laughs and ComedyPRO this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The 32nd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec, promises to be the most star-studded lineup ever with a living legend, TV and cinema's biggest comedy names, top touring comedians, cult-favourites and up-and-comers all converging on Montreal this summer. (more...)

BWW Interview: Best Solo Show Nominee MIKE BIRBIGLIA
by Adrienne Onofri - May 4, 2016

Back at the theater where he broke out with 'Sleepwalk With Me', the actor and stand-up says thank God for jokes. (more...)

Sundance's NEXT FEST to Run 8/7-10 at Los Angeles' Ace Hotel
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Sundance Institute will present the Sundance NEXT FEST summer festival August 7-10 in Los Angeles, headquartered at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel and offering feature and short film screenings, some paired with live music performances and all celebrating the renegade spirit of independent artists. The event is an extension of the popular NEXT <=> section at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, which showcases stylistically adventurous and bold films, and builds on the Institute's NEXT WEEKEND event, hosted in 2013. The Sundance Film Festival programming staff will select films and music acts for NEXT FEST. The festival is supported by Principal sponsors Acura and YouTube. (more...)

Lauren Ambrose Joins Cast of USA Network's Thriller DIG
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

Emmy nominated actress Lauren Ambrose ('Six Feet Under') has been cast in USA Network's six episode event series DIG, a dramatic thriller (more...)

TCG Books Presents AN ACTOR'S COMPANION, by Seth Barrish
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of Seth Barrish's An Actor's Companion. Barrish, a prominent director with almost forty years of experience in the field has created a new guide and useful resource for actors and theatre professionals. Anne Hathaway, prolific film actress and former student of Barrish's, provides the foreword for the book. (more...)

THE TRAINWRECK COMEDY TOUR to Kick Off in Boston Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Universal Pictures and CrowdRise today announced the launch of the upcoming 'The Trainwreck Comedy Tour,' presented by Live Nation, a tour of some of the greatest comics of this generation, which kicks off at Boston's The Wilbur on June 14, and concludes in Los Angeles at The Wiltern on June 21. (more...)

Meet the Full Cast of Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 5, 2015

FISH IN THE DARK, the new comedy written by and starring Larry David, is running for an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, June 7 at the Cort Theatre. Opening night is tonight, March 5. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the play! (more...)

The Trial Begins... Meet the Full Cast of THE CRUCIBLE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 31, 2016

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan, opens tonight, March 31, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48 Street. Scroll down to learn more about the full company! (more...)

Keith David, Hill Harper & More to Star in Lemon Andersen's TOAST at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the Public Lab production of TOAST, written by Lemon Andersen. Directed by Elise Thoron, TOAST begins previews on Tuesday, April 21 and runs through Sunday, May 10, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 5. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company to Present Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

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VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Explains His Dramatic Run-In With a Mouse
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Comedian Mike Birbiglia stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to talk about his new show THANK GOD FOR JOKES, and a recent dramatic run-in with a mouse. (more...)

Broadway's Cristin Milioti Signs On For FX's FARGO
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

According to Deadline, Broadway vet Cristin Milioti has signed on for FX's FARGO miniseries. (more...)

NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS Extends Run at Lynn Redgrave Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Due to thriving ticket sales and audience response, Neal Brennan 3 Mics, a new comedy written and performed by Neal Brennan has been extended through April 9th. Directed by Drew Barr (War Horse, All My Sons), Neal Brennan 3 Mics is currently playing at the Lynn Redgrave Theater with the official opening scheduled for March 3rd. Neal Brennan 3 Mics John Legend and Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius (more...)

ANNIE HALL & More Heading to Hulu This July
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Below, check out the new programming listings coming to HULU for JULY 2015. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia Coming to Paramount Theatre, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Award-winning comedian, author, and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories in a show about jokes, and how they can get you in trouble. Join Birbiglia as he he gets arrested in New Jersey, screamed at by a famous director, heckled by Statler and Waldorf, and attacked by zombie rodents. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to Bring His THANK GOD FOR JOKES Comedy Tour to the Strand Theatre, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Award-winning comedian, author, and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories in a show about jokes, and how they can get you in trouble. Join Birbiglia as he gets arrested in New Jersey, screamed at by a famous director, heckled by Statler and Waldorf, and attacked by zombie rodents. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to Bring THANK GOD FOR JOKES Tour to WHBPAC, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Comedian Mike Birbiglia brings his 'Thank God for Jokes' Tour to Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Friday, July 5 at 8:00 p.m.  (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to THANK GOD FOR JOKES at BAM This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

On Friday, September 5 at 8pm, comedian Mike Birbiglia comes to the BAM stage with THANK GOD FOR JOKES, a new show about jokes and how they can get you in trouble. The performance takes place in the Peter Jay Sharp Building, BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. (more...)

Broadway's Carol Kane Joins Cast of New FOX Series GOTHAM
by TV News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Broadway star Carol Kane has joined the cast of FOX's upcoming Batman-themed series, GOTHAM. (more...)

Hulu Named Exclusive Streaming Home for All IFC Films Documentary Releases
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

In a groundbreaking agreement, Hulu and IFC Films have closed a landmark output deal that will make Hulu the exclusive streaming home for all future documentary releases from IFC Films (more...)

Theatre 167 to Stage World Premiere of THE CHURCH OF WHY NOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Theatre 167 will present the world premiere of The Church of Why Not, a new play inspired by the believers and skeptics, the Jews, Christians and Muslims, the activists and addicts, and the seekers and lost souls who pass through the doors of a church on the Upper West Side - staged at the very spot that inspired it. (more...)

VIDEO: Mike Birbiglia Talks off-Broadway Show THANK GOD FOR JOKES on 'Tonight'
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Mike Birbiglia talked about his new off-Broadway show THANK GOD FOR JOKES and explained why he is suspicious of Rachel Maddow's excuse for being arrested. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company to Stage Steinbeck's Stirring Classic, OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Arizona Theatre Company's (ATC) powerhouse season continues with one of the most celebrated works in American literature, John Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MEN, the emotional and stirring account of migrant workers George and Lennie who dream of settling down on a farm where the land stretches forever and the soft rabbits need tending, March 5-26 at the Temple of Music and Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. I. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Comedy NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS at Lynn Redgrave Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

John Legend and Get Lifted partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius present NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS, a new comedy written and performed by Neal Brennan. Directed by Drew Barr (War Horse, All My Sons), NEAL BRENNAN 3 MICS is currently playing at the Lynn Redgrave Theater, with the official opening on March 3rd. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Brennan onstage below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THANK GOD FOR JOKES Extends Run Through 5/29
by Marissa Sblendorio - Feb 22, 2016

On the heels of a heavenly opening week and rave reviews, MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THANK GOD FOR JOKES will extend through May 29, 2016 at the Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street). The latest one-man show written and performed by Mike Birbiglia and directed by Seth Barrish will run for an additional 3 months with 7 performances per week (Weds-Sun).  (more...)

Comedian Mike Birbiglia's THANK GOD FOR JOKES Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Mike Birbiglia: THANK GOD FOR JOKES, a new comedy written and performed by standup comedian Mike Birbiglia, will play Lynn Redgrave Theater, (45 Bleecker Street at the corner of Lafayette Street), opening tonight, February 11th, 2016. (more...)

truTV & Funny or Die Join Forces on New Sketch Comedy Series FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

truTV and Funny Or Die are joining forces to showcase truTV's first-ever sketch-comedy series Friends of the People on Funny Or Die. (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez, Scott Adsit, and More Lead GRAVID WATER Comedy Show at UCB Theatre, 12/26-1/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2014

Stephen Ruddy presens GRAVID WATER, Jan. 26 at UCB Theatre, NY. (more...)

Comedian Mike Birbiglia Headed Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Mike Birbiglia declares that a joke should never end with 'I'm joking.' In his all-new comedy, Birbiglia tiptoes hilariously through the minefield that is modern-day joke-telling. Join Mike as he learns that the same jokes that elicit laughter have the power to produce tears, rage, and a whole lot of getting yelled at. Ultimately it's a show that asks, 'How far should we go for the laugh?' (more...)

Milwaukee Repertory Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings its uplifting production of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol to The Pabst Theater this December. (more...)

Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle to Stage IMAGINING THE IMAGINARY INVALID at La MaMa This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

A classic Mabou Mines feat is to take a theatrical classic, reimagine it from top to bottom, then turn it inside out; the result is a production so spanking new that the original gleams with fresh and unexpected relevance. The tradition continues in a collaboration with Trick Saddle and the 45-year old company. The two companies combine forces in the world premiere of 'Imagining the Imaginary Invalid,' inspired by 'The Imaginary Invalid,' Moliere's piercing satiric take on the pretension, gullibility and vulnerability of we poor mortals. Presented by La MaMa, a production of Mabou Mines and Trick Saddle, the play runs January 21-February 7 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. (more...)

Mike Birbiglia to Recur in ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Season 3
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that stand-up comic and actor Mike Birbiglia will appear in the third season of Netflix's ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. The details of his recurring role are being kept under wraps. (more...)

Hulu to Be Exclusive Streaming Home to AMC's WALKING DEAD Companion Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Hulu has closed a landmark, multi-year deal with AMC Networks Inc. for the exclusive subscription video on demand (SVOD) rights to new and upcoming primetime scripted drama and comedy series from AMC, IFC, BBC AMERICA, SundanceTV and WE tv. (more...)

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