The Dictator

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Criterion Center Stage Right (New York, NY)
1530 Broadway at 45th St.
New York, NY
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Cast of East Lynne Theater Company's THE LATE CHRISTOPHER BEAN Set for Q&A, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Patrons will have the opportunity to ask these and other questions on Friday, September 27, after seeing 'The Late Christopher Bean' written by Sidney Howard, who received the Oscar for Best Screen Play for 'Gone with the Wind.' (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage to Present THE UNDERPANTS, 10/16-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre, in association with Hartford Stage, presents The Underpants by Steve Martin, adapted from the play by Carl Sternheim, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

National Black Theatre to Present Keith Josef Adkins' THE LAST SAINT ON SUGAR HILL, 10/29-11/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Dr. Barbara Ann Teers's National Black Theatre (NBT) will open its 45th Season with the New York Premiere of The Last Saint On Sugar Hill, written by Keith Josef Adkins and directed by Seret Scottannounced NBT's Director of Theatre Arts Program, Jonathan McCrory. Preview performances begin Tuesday, October 29th at NBT, 2031 Fifth Avenue starting at 7:30pm. The opening night is set for Friday, November 1st at 7pm. The production will run through Sunday, November 24th. (more...)

National Black Theatre Presents Keith Josef Adkins' THE LAST SAINT ON SUGAR HILL, Now thru 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Dr. Barbara Ann Teers's National Black Theatre (NBT) will open its 45th Season with the New York Premiere of The Last Saint On Sugar Hill, written by Keith Josef Adkins and directed by Seret Scottannounced NBT's Director of Theatre Arts Program, Jonathan McCrory. Preview performances begin tonight, October 29th at NBT, 2031 Fifth Avenue starting at 7:30pm. The opening night is set for Friday, November 1st at 7pm. The production will run through Sunday, November 24th. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents Two Great Detectives in HOLMES AND CARTER MYSTERIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

'Please be at the Black Swan Hotel at Winchester at midday tomorrow. Do come! I am at my wit's end. Don't fail me,' was how the telegram read. It was sent to the famous British detective, Sherlock Holmes from Violet Hunter, a governess employed at The Copper Beeches. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage Present THE UNDERPANTS, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre, in association with Hartford Stage, presents The Underpants by Steve Martin, adapted from the play by Carl Sternheim, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Brett Stimely Tackles Role of JFK in New Film
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Brett Stimely portrays JFK, who supplied military equipment/strategy to the rebels that help end the worst Dominican Republican dictatorship in Kill The Dictator/El Teniente Amado. (more...)

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces Fall 2013 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the CUNY Graduate Center has announced its Fall 2013 season of public programs. Following the 10th anniversary of the Center's wildly successful PRELUDE Festival (attended by over 2,500 audience members), the season continues with 14 free public programs throughout the Fall, featuring contemporary theatre and performing artists from around the world. (more...)

HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 Begins Production
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

Filming has begun in Los Angeles on New Line Cinema's 'Horrible Bosses 2,' directed by Sean Anders ('Sex Drive'). The follow-up to the 2011 hit comedy 'Horrible Bosses' reunites stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis as everyone's favorite working stiffs Nick, Dale and Kurt. Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey also reprise their starring roles, while Chris Pine and Christoph Waltz star as new adversaries standing between the guys and their dreams of success. (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Faris Reveals GRAVITY Audition on CONAN
by Movies News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Anna Faris recently revealed her 'lost audition' for Alfonso Cuaron blockbuster space epic GRAVITY on CONAN - check it out below! (more...)

Aasif Mandvi Signs On For HBO Pilot THE BRINK
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Deadline reports that Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi has joined HBO's THE BRINK pilot. (more...)

Larry Charles to Direct A WALK IN THE WOODS, Starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte
by Movies News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Deadline writes that Larry Charles (Bruno) has signed on to direct the film adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 travel memoir A WALK IN THE WOODS. Robert Redford and Nick Nolte will star. (more...)

Additional Performers Added to Ninth Annual Musicares Fund
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2013

Chester Bennington, lead vocalist of two-time GRAMMY-winning band Linkin Park, and Tony Alva, legendary skateboarder, surfer, musician, and original member of the skateboarding team Dogtown Z-Boys at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on May 30. Bennington will be presented with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award by Mike Shinoda, co-lead vocalist and producer of Linkin Park, for his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund, and for his commitment to helping other addicts with the addiction recovery process. (more...)

'Seinfeld's Larry Charles to Direct THE MAN WHO SUED GOD
by Movies News Desk - May 30, 2014

It was revealed today that Larry Charles ("Borat," "The Dictator," TV's "Seinfeld," "Curb Your Enthusiasm") will write a reimagined version of the cult Australian hit "The Man Who Sued God" (more...)

Royal Bath Theatre Announces Casting for The 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

Further casting has been announced for the four new in-house productions which will make up the 2013 Summer Season Theatre Royal Bath. (more...)

Alicia Partnoy Releases THE LITTLE SCHOOL
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

With the death of infamous Argentinian dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, the atrocities that occurred under his regime are being reexamined. Poet and writer Alicia Partnoy writes of her personal experience under The Dictator in The Little School: Tales of Disappearance and Survival. She has also contributed to the eponymous documentary that shares the stories of other survivors of the concentration camp. (more...)

Aziz Ansari, Zoe Saldana, & More Set for Second Season of IFC's COMEDY BANG! BANG!
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2013

The second season of Comedy Bang! Bang! kicks off on Friday, July 12 at 10PM ET/PT with 20 all new episodes and a robust line-up of famous faces. The first ten episodes will air from July 12 - September 13, followed by a short fall hiatus before picking back up on Friday, October 18 for ten more episodes. Host Scott Aukerman (co-creator/director/producer, Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis; writer/performer, Mr. Show) and musical cohort Reggie Watts (Conan, Reggie Watts: A Live At Central Park, Jash.com) both return to Comedy Bang! Bang! with their clever take on the well-known format of a late night talk show. (more...)

FX Sets Summer Premiere Dates for TYRANT, WILFRED, THE STRAIN & More
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2014

X and FXX Networks have locked in the summer premiere dates for new and returning original series, including the highly anticipated new original dramas Tyrant and The Strain, as well as new comedies Married and You're the Worst. The scheduling announcements were made today by Chuck Saftler, President of Program Strategy and COO, FX Networks. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Whitney Museum's DeFeo Exhibit a Ton Worth Seeing
by Barry Kostrinsky - May 16, 2013

Whitney Museum's DeFeo Exhibit (more...)

Spontaneity Shop Presents KINGMAKER, 30 July - 25 August
by Jillian Gaier - May 12, 2014

This summer the writers of previous Edinburgh Fringe hits Coalition and Making News and multi-award winning director of Instinct For Kindness and Lockerbie - Unfinished Business are set to team up with one of the most respected actors of his generation to present a satirical tale of political intrigue, gamesmanship and ambition in the corridors of power. Alan Cox is to be directed by Hannah Eidinow in Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky's Kingmaker, the story of a fictional yet strangely familiar political figure whose bumbling bonhomie disguises a fierce determination and a heart of steel. (more...)

Silk Road Rising Presents RITUALS OF SIGNS AND TRANSFORMATIONS Staged Readings This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Silk Road Rising to present three staged readings of Rituals of Signs and Transformations, written by Saadallah Wannous, translated from Arabic into English by Nada Saab and Robert Myers, and directed by Sahar Assaf, this weekend, March 8 and 9, 2014. (more...)

New Book 'Parallel Lines' Gives Readers a Whole New Perception On America
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

John F. Kennedy who is considered one of America's greatest presidents once said 'Don't ask what your country can do for you but ask what you can do for your country' and throughout the years these words have inspired a multitude of people to rise above their own limitations and do their part. Sadly though this concept has been somewhat eschewed in recent years, by corrupt politicians who use their power to further their own ends. In 'Parallel Lines' author Nader Rizk shares a truly eye-opening book on this matter. (more...)

East Lynne Theater to Stage HOLMES AND CARTER MYSTERIES, 3/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents two 'who-dun-its' on one night, radio-style, with live sound effects and commercials, with two great detectives. Under the title 'Holmes and Carter Mysteries,' the cases are 'Sherlock Holmes Adventure of the Copper Beeches' and 'Nick Carter and the Strange Dr. Devolo.' (more...)

Roseanne Barr, Keenen Ivory Wayans & Russell Peters to Judge New Season of NBC's LAST COMIC STANDING
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

America's most compelling comedy competition is back Thursday, May 22(9-11 p.m. ET) when NBC's Emmy Award-nominated series “Last Comic Standing” returns with three new celebrity judges — comedy icons Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans, along with international comic sensation Russell Peters — as well as dynamic new host JB Smoove. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Stages HOLMES AND CARTER MYSTERIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents two 'who-dun-its' on one night, radio-style, with live sound effects and commercials, with two great detectives. Under the title 'Holmes and Carter Mysteries,' the cases are 'Sherlock Holmes Adventure of the Copper Beeches' and 'Nick Carter and the Strange Dr. Devolo.' (more...)

Cinedigm & Slamdance Partner to Bring New Films to Digital Platforms
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Cinedigm (CIDM) announced today a partnership with Slamdance that will bring a slate of feature programming to digital platforms beginning on June 11th. (more...)

Meet East Lynne's LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE Cast and Director at After-Show Q&A, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

Meet the cast and director in the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's production of 'Lost on the Natchez Trace' on Friday, June 21 at an after-show Q&A. It's a wonderful opportunity for theater lovers to learn about actors and directors, and why they do what they do and how they do it. (more...)

Watch an All-New Episode of IFC's COMEDY BANG! BANG! Now!
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

IFC's hilarious series COMEDY BANG! BANG! kicks off its second season on July 12. Today, the network is offering fans a chance to watch one of the new episodes several weeks ahead of its debut. (more...)

Meet East Lynne's LOST ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE Cast and Director at After-Show Q&A Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

Meet the cast and director in the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's production of 'Lost on the Natchez Trace' tonight, June 21 at an after-show Q&A. It's a wonderful opportunity for theater lovers to learn about actors and directors, and why they do what they do and how they do it. (more...)

The Brick to Present MONEY LAB Workshop, 8/7-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Money Lab is an economic vaudeville, a multi-disciplinary experiment to discover whether economic ideas can be represented through performance. It uses a mixture of theater, dance, video, music, clowning and games in order to explore everything from the darker predictions of Malthus, to the 2008 stock market collapse, to the economic cost of being an artist. Developed with the help of a crew of artists and economists, this project will culminate with a four-day performance workshop at The Brick Theater in Brooklyn. (more...)

Ex-Soviet Era Spy Chief Writes Landmark Book on 'Disinformation'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

The highest-ranking Soviet bloc intelligence official ever to defect to the West, Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa is at it again. A quarter century ago, in his international bestseller Red Horizons, Pacepa exposed the massive crimes and corruption of his former boss, Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu, giving The Dictator a nervous breakdown and inspiring him to send assassination squads to the U.S. to find his former spy chief and kill him. They failed. On Christmas Day 1989, Ceausescu was executed by his own people at the end of a trial whose accusations came almost word-for-word out of Red Horizons. (more...)

East Lynn Theatre Co. to Host Q&A with SLEEPY HOLLOW CAST, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Meet the cast, playwright, and director of the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's production of 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' on Friday, August 2 at an after-show Q&A. It's a wonderful opportunity for theater lovers to learn about those involved in this profession, and ask the cast and crew how and why they do what they do. (more...)

Brick Theatre to Present Economic Vaudeville MONEY LAB, Begin. 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Money Lab runs August 7 through August 10, with performance set for 8pm. Tickets are $15, plus a required $5 buy in. To order, call 212-352-3101 or visit www.bricktheater.com. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by Meet the Cast - Jan 9, 2014

The new musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter is currently in previews on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street), following a critically acclaimed, sold-out World Premiere in San Francisco. An official opening night set for Sunday, January 12, 2014. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for San Diego (more...)

BWW Interview: UNDER THE RADAR's Meiyin Wang Reveals What's New at the 2014 Festival!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 4, 2014

Wang took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld about what's in store for the 2014 Festival, and you can check out what she had to say below! (more...)

Sacha Baron Cohen Eyes Disney's THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Sacha Baron Cohen is in early talks to star in Disney's 'Alice In Wonderland' sequel titled THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. (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...)

NBC Orders Comedy Pilots MISSION CONTROL and LOVE IS RELATIVE
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

According to TVGuide, NBC has picked up two pilots from Will Ferrell and Dan Mazer: MISSION CONTROL and LOVE IS RELATIVE. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for San Diego (more...)

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Opens Tonight - Meet the Cast!
by Meet the Cast - Jan 12, 2014

The new musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter opens TONIGHT at the Sondheim Theatre on Broadway. Below - meet the cast! (more...)

Cheryl Cecchetto and Chef Wolfgang Puck to Return to Create the Academy's 2014 Governors Ball, 3/2
by Movies News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year's Governors Ball, the Academy's official post-Oscar celebration, which will immediately follow the 86th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 2. The Ball's 1,500 invited guests include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants. (more...)

Silk Road Rising to Present RITUALS OF SIGNS AND TRANSFORMATIONS Staged Readings, 3/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Silk Road Rising to present three staged readings of Rituals of Signs and Transformations, written by Saadallah Wannous, translated from Arabic into English by Nada Saab and Robert Myers, and directed by Sahar Assaf, on March 8 and 9, 2014. (more...)

Showtime Unleashes Mad Dog: Inside the Secret World of Muammar Gaddafi
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

As the United States continues to confront the myriad strategic challenges and controversies that have arisen in the wake of the Arab Spring and the fall of Libyan strong man Muammar Gaddafi, SHOWTIME will premiere the new feature-length documentary MAD DOG: INSIDE THE SECRET WORLD OF MUAMMAR GADDAFI, an in-depth and provocative look into the tyrannical regime of one of the world's most infamous dictators. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 12/29/2013
by BWW - Dec 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/29/2013 for San Diego (more...)

Scoop: COMMUNITY on NBC - Thursday, January 2, 2014
by TV Scoop - Dec 15, 2013

Get all the scoop on COMMUNITY, airing on NBC on Thursday, January 2, 2014! (more...)

The Brick Presents MONEY LAB Workshop, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2013

Money Lab is an economic vaudeville, a multi-disciplinary experiment to discover whether economic ideas can be represented through performance. It uses a mixture of theater, dance, video, music, clowning and games in order to explore everything from the darker predictions of Malthus, to the 2008 stock market collapse, to the economic cost of being an artist. Developed with the help of a crew of artists and economists, this project will culminate with a four-day performance workshop at The Brick Theater in Brooklyn. (more...)

ELTC's TALES OF THE VICTORIANS to Play Final Performance, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

There is only one more opportunity to attend the award-winning East Lynne Theater Company's 'Tales of the Victorians' this summer: Thursday, August 29 at 4:00p.m. at The Blue Rose Inn and Restaurant, 653 Washington St. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Present ASL Performance of THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

On Friday, August 23, at 8:30p.m., the award-winning East Lynne Theater Company will present an American Sign Language Interpretation of the well-reviewed 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow.' (more...)

Bobby Lee to Headline at Comedy Works Larimer Square, 6/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Bobby Lee will headline at Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square, June 12 - 14, 2014. Bobby Lee, best known from his numerous years as a cast member on Mad TV, can now be seen as a regular guest on E!'s Chelsea Lately and The Burn on Comedy Central. (more...)

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