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Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents PERFECT WEDDING, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents their final mainstage performance of their 36th season, PERFECT WEDDING by Robin Hawdon. The production is directed by Phillip A. Bensen and features Jacob McManus, Hope Leigh, Erich Abbott, Claire Speers, Lindsey M, Page, and Margeaux Fanning. (more...)

Kerry Butler and Matt Walton to Lead UNDER MY SKIN at The Little Shubert Theatre; Opens 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Tony Award-nominee Kerry Butler and Matt Walton will star in UNDER MY SKIN at The Little Shubert Theatre in New York. The new comedy, written by Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser - the creative forces behind such television hits as The Nanny and Who's The Boss? - begins preview performances on Saturday, April 5, 2014, opening on Thursday, May 15, 2014. (more...)

Different Stages' THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA Opens 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones comedy The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

More Than LBJ! Meet the Full Company of ALL THE WAY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 5, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, is currently in previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast of ALL THE WAY, plus watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Columbia Records' ABOUT LAST NIGHT Soundtrack in Stores Today
by Movies News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Columbia Records has announced the release of the About Last Night soundtrack, accompanying the insightful romantic comedy starring Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Bryant. The original motion picture soundtrack, About Last Night, was released digitally on February 11 th, 2014 with the physical release set for today, March 4, 2014. About Last Night ht theatres nationwide on Valentine's Day, February 14 th, 2014. (more...)

Dakin Matthews and More Set for The Acting Company's THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE Reading, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

The Acting Company will present a staged reading of The Voysey Inheritance, Harvey Granville-Barker's classic work on fraud and intrigue (think Bernie Madoff!) at 7 pm on Monday, April 7th at the Mainstage Theater at Playwright's Horizons, 416 West 42nd Street (9th-10th Avenues). (more...)

Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales and Rentals for Week Ending Feb. 23, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rentrak Corporation (RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending Feb. 23, 2014. (more...)

Bobby Cannavale and Nia Long in Talks For SPY with Melissa McCarthy
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Bobby Cannavale and Nia Long are in talks to join SPY, starring Melissa McCarthy and written and directed by Paul Feig. (more...)

Mike McGowan Replaces Jason Howard in Paper Mill's SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse continue its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, South Pacific will be directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. Mike McGowan joins this enchanting cast as Emile de Becque replacing the previously announced Jason Howard. (more...)

CATCHING FIRE Tops Rentrak's DVD & Blu-ray Sales & Rentals for Week Ending 3/16
by Movies News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Rentrak Corporation (RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services (more...)

Photo Coverage: FATAL ATTRACTION Sneak Peek!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Trevor Nunn directs a cast led by Natascha McElhone as Alex Forrest with Mark Bazeley as Dan Gallagher and Kristin Davis as his wife Beth, in the world stage premiere of Fatal Attraction written by James Dearden, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 25 March 2014, with previews from 11 March. (more...)

SDCF to Host Free Conversation with Sean Mathias and Derek McLane
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

SDCF presents a free conversation with acclaimed Director Sean Mathias (No Man's Land, Waiting for Godot, Breakfast at Tiffany's) and Scenic Designer Derek McLane (Ragtime, 33 Variations, 2014 Academy Awards) in conversation aboutcraft and career. Listen firsthand as they explore the relationship between director and designer and discuss their approaches to projects, their creative processes, and the turning points of their careers. Tickets for this event are free. Please RSVP to Conversations@SDCweb.org to reserve tickets. Seating is limited. (more...)

GRAVITY Tops Rentrak's Movies on Demand Titles for Week Ending 3/2
by Movies News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Rentrak (RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand (MOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. (more...)

Nickelodeon Picks Up 3 New Series Including Dan Schneider's HENRY DANGER
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Building on the largest pipeline of comedy-focused content ever championed at the network, Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, has greenlit three live-action series (more...)

TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING Returns to Times Square Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Known as the 'Granddaddy of Interactive Theater,' Tony n' Tina's Wedding set the gold standard for the genre with an all-inclusive two-part event where audience members take on the roles of family and friends of the bride and groom. Now beginning this spring, the celebration is coming back to the heart of Times Square. (more...)

Step Into the Ring and Meet the Full Cast of ROCKY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 12, 2014

The new musical ROCKY, starring Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, opens tomorrow, March 13, at Broadway's historic Winter Garden Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch footage of Sylvester Stallone's speech following the first preview of Rocky on Broadway! (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Tonight, March 11, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX tonight, March 11, 2014! (more...)

Erin Mackey, Jason Howard, Loretta Ables Sayre & More to Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's SOUTH PACIFIC; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, South Pacific will be directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, March 11, 2014
by TV Scoop - Mar 10, 2014

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX on today, March 11, 2014! (more...)

Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales and Rentals for Week Ending March 2, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rentrak Corporation (RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services whichare based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending March 2, 2014. (more...)

Square One Theatre Continues 24th Season with TIME STANDS STILL, 2/28-3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2014

Square One Theatre's second production of its 24th Anniversary Season is Time Stands Still, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies,described as warm, funny and humane and is acknowledged as one of his best plays. (more...)

CRAVING FOR TRAVEL Ends Off-Broadway Run this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Greg Edwards & Andy Sandberg's acclaimed two-actor, 30-character comedy about travel agents and the people they serve, Craving for Travel, now making its world premiere at the Peter J. Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC), will close as scheduled this Sunday, February 9. The play is commissioned and produced by Jim Strong, one of America's leading luxury travel agents, and directed by Sandberg. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE BEST MAN at Keegan Theatre Captivates
by Heather Nadolny - Feb 6, 2014

Keegan Theatre gives audiences an appropriate balance of historical reference, political humor, and engaging performances with 'The Best Man'. (more...)

World Premiere of Diane Paulus-Helmed WITNESS UGANDA Begins at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University presents the world premiere production of Witness Uganda, created by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Darrell Grand Moultrie and Music Director, Remy Kurs. The production begins performances at the Loeb Drama Center at 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge tonight, February 4, and will run through March 16. (more...)

Angela Lansbury on Her Career, Irish Tea, and 'One of the Best Parts' She's Ever Played
by Hilary Kelly - Feb 3, 2014

Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, set to open in previews on 1 March at the Gielgud Theatre, features Angela Lansbury reprising her role after the play's New York staging in 2009. Lansbury plays a medium hired by a skeptical novelist who actually manages to call up the spirit of his first wife during a seance that wasn't meant to succeed - a role for which she won her fifth Tony Award. Lansbury talked to the Irish Times about her upcoming performance on the West End, her career thus far, and her favorite kind of tea. (more...)

Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales and Rentals for Week Ending Feb. 16, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rentrak Corporation (RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services whichare based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending Feb. 16, 2014. (more...)

TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING to Return to Times Square, Beg. 3/13; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Known as the 'Granddaddy of Interactive Theater,' Tony n' Tina's Wedding set the gold standard for the genre with an all-inclusive two-part event where audience members take on the roles of family and friends of the bride and groom. Now beginning this spring, the celebration is coming back to the heart of Times Square. (more...)

Brooke Posch Named Comedy Central's SVP, Original Programming
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Comedy Central has promoted Brooke Posch to Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, East Coast (more...)

BWW Exclusive Interview: Tony Winning Set Designer Derek McLane Talks OSCARS, NBC's Sound of Music & 'BEAUTIFUL'
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 25, 2014

Today, McLane spoke exclusively with BWW from Los Angeles where he is finalizing details for Sunday night's highly-anticipated telecast! (more...)

Rentrak Announces Top Ten Movies on Demand Titles for Week Ending February 16, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Rentrak (RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand (MOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies on Demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers. (more...)

Jefferson Performing Arts Society to Present PERFECT WEDDING, 3/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents their final mainstage performance of their 36th season, PERFECT WEDDING by Robin Hawdon. The production is directed by Phillip A. Bensen and features Jacob McManus, Hope Leigh, Erich Abbott, Claire Speers, Lindsey M, Page, and Margeaux Fanning. (more...)

Terrence Howard to Star in Lee Daniels' Hip-Hop Drama EMPIRE on Fox
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Oscar winner Terrence Howard has signed on to star in Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's upcoming hip-hop drama pilot EMPIRE for Fox. (more...)

Photo Flash: Renowned Artist Kevin Berlin Ties the Knot with Snow White - First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

In what appears to be the first ever wedding ceremony at an art fair, the Kevin Berlin, internationally renowned painter and performance who just flew in from Italy, tied the knot with his long-time true love, Snow White. Palm Springs is one of the Nation's most popular and memorable locations for a wedding and honeymoon, the artist selected the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair as the perfect time and setting for the nuptials. Kevin Berlin, the true romantic and ideologically ingenious groom, who is friends with Santa Claus and The Easter Bunny, has courted his adoring bride-to-be for years. Indeed, he has memorialized his passion in several of his works. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Angela Lansbury to be Honored at American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

The American Theatre Wing has announced that its annual Gala, to be held on Monday, September 15 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), will honor Dame Angela Lansbury, who has served as Honorary Chairman of the American Theatre Wing Board of Trustees since 2010. CeCe Black, Anki Leeds, and Sir Howard Stringer will serve as Gala co-chairs. (more...)

THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY Comes to Blu-ray/DVD Today
by Movies News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

A tight-knit group of college friends reunites for The First Time in 14 years for an unforgettable celebration in The Best Man Holiday, coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet today, February 11, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. (more...)

Columbia Records Releases ABOUT LAST NIGHT Soundtrack Digitally Today
by Movies News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Columbia Records has announced the release of the About Last Night soundtrack, accompanying the insightful romantic comedy starring Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Bryant. The original motion picture soundtrack, About Last Night, will be released digitally today, February 11 th, 2014 with the physical release set for March 4, 2014. About Last Night will be in theatres nationwide on Valentine's Day, February 14 th, 2014. (more...)

Huntington/Coolidge's STAGE & SCREEN to Continue with JUAN OF THE DEAD, BECOMING CUBA, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Stage & Screen, a collaboration between Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company that explores the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films continues its second season on Monday, March 10 at 7pm with the 2011 Cuban zombie comedy Juan of the Dead. The screening will be followed by a conversation with Becoming Cuba playwright Melinda Lopez and director M. Bevin O'Gara moderated by Huntington dramaturg Charles Haugland. (more...)

JPAS to Present PERFECT WEDDING, 3/7-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society along with Humana will be presenting the lively comedy, Perfect Wedding by Robin Hawdon, March 7th through April 6th. The production will be held at Teatro Wego! (177 Sala Ave.) in Westwego, La from March 7-23. Then it will be traveling to Covington for performances March 28-30 at the Furhmann Auditorium (317. N Jefferson Ave.) On April 4-6 the show will tour to the Northshore Harbor Center (100 Harbor Center Blvd.) in Slidell. Performances will be held Friday(s) and Saturday(s) at 7:30pm and Sunday(s) at 3:00pm. (more...)

Terrence Howard to Join Vince Vaughn & Hailee Steinfeld in TERM LIFE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

According to Deadline, Oscar winner Terrence Howard has signed on to join Vince Vaughn and Hailee Steinfeld in the upcoming thriller TERM LIFE. Peter Billingsley will direct the film, scripted by A.J. Lieberman, and based on Nick Thornborrow's novel. (more...)

'A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Cast & Creatives Set for 92Y Event, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

92Y presents an evening with the cast and creative team behind the best-reviewed show of the season, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder. Robert L. Freedman (book/lyrics) and Steven Lutvak (music/lyrics) discuss the production's ten-year journey to Broadway, with performances from cast members Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham, Lisa O'Hare, and Lauren Worsham on Sunday, May 11 at 8 pm. The original cast album is released today on Ghostlight Records. (more...)

Different Stages' THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones comedy The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - WE tv's New Scripted Series THE DIVIDE, Premiering Tonight!
by TV News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The series premieres tonight, April 22nd. Check out the trailer below! (more...)

VIDEO: WORKAHOLICS Crew Interview 'Neighbors' Zac Efron & Seth Rogen for Cubicle Spot
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Comedy Central's WORKAHOLICS crew Adam, Blake and Ders come up with an unconventional and intimate method of interviewing applicants for a free spot in their cubicle. (more...)

Michael Learned Joins Cast of Rubicon's LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Four-time Emmy Award-winner Michael Learned had just been added to the rotating cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore (Love, Loss) which opens at Rubicon Theatre on April 16 and continues for a 5-week run through May 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queen Elizabeth II Makes Angela Lansbury a Dame
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 15, 2014

Earlier today, stage and screen legend Angela Lansbury was just honored by the Queen, as she officially became a dame earlier today at Windsor Castle.Lansbury said: 'It is a very proud day for me to be recognized by the country of my birth, and to meet the Queen under these circumstances is a rare and lovely occasion.' Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Over 100 NYC Students Set for Circle in the Square's Teens on Broadway, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Teens On Broadway is an initiative of Circle in the Square Theatre School to celebrate, encourage and build the performing arts community in New York City public high schools. (more...)

Different Stages Presents THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA, Now Through 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

Different Stages continues its 2013 - 2014 season with Preston Jones' comedy Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia. A fraternity of Bradleyville's 'good ole boys,' which meets in the now decrepit Cattleman's Hotel, the Knights of the White Magnolia has long since lost sight of its espoused concern with patriotism and racial purity and has become an excuse for a handful of cronies to share a game of dominoes and a spot of liquid refreshment. Having dwindled steadily in membership, the lodge has unaccountably found a new recruit from a neighboring town, and his appearance gives the remaining members a chance to resurrect their ancient 'mystic' initiation rite, an event which, for all its intentional seriousness, becomes one of the wildest, funniest scenes imaginable. However, in the end the inevitable disillusionment sets in sending the would-be applicant scurrying for home and leaving the others to contemplate the wreckage and loss of still another glory that once was. (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU This Fall?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Showbiz411 writes that James Earl Jones will likely appear on Broadway this fall in a revival of Kaufman and Hart's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, directed by Michael Wilson. (more...)

AN ILIAD, Starring Jackson Davis, Begins at San Jose Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

San Jose Stage Company presents the captivating epic tale, An Iliad, adapted by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, opening April 9 and running through May 4. (more...)

New Charlie Sheen Pilot Among WE tv's Slate of 2014/15 Programming
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

WE tv today announced an ambitious slate of unscripted original programming for 2014/15 including a one-hour pilot of “Charlie Sheen's Bad Influence,” a fun, relationship-based competition show. (more...)

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