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Biography is a documentary television series. Originally produced by CBS in 1962 and hosted by Mike Wallace, the A&E Network later re-ran it and has produced new episodes since 1987. The series has featured biographies on such people as Elvis Presley, Pl

Interactive Outdoor Theatre Installation Debuts At Alabama Shakespeare Festival Photo Interactive Outdoor Theatre Installation Debuts At Alabama Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - October 08, 2020

As the weather cools and the outdoors become even more enjoyable, Alabama Shakespeare Festival invites visitors to its grounds in Blount Cultural Park to experience Speak the Speech, a free theatrical installation. Inspired by William Shakespeare's directive to a?oespeak the speecha?? and by America...
Stage Actor and Director Maurice Edwards Has Died at 97 Due to COVID-19 Photo Stage Actor and Director Maurice Edwards Has Died at 97 Due to COVID-19
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Maurice Edwards, opera and stage director and actor, has died at age 97 due to COVID-19....
The HISTORY Channel Greenlights New Series Hosted and Executive Produced by Morgan Fr Photo The HISTORY Channel Greenlights New Series Hosted and Executive Produced by Morgan Freeman
by TV News Desk - October 12, 2020

The HISTORY® channel today announces the greenlight of the new nonfiction series “Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman” (working title) hosted and executive produced by the Academy Award-winning actor as part of A+E Networks MIPCOM upfront presentation....
Writers On A New England Stage Presents Susan Eisenhower with New Biography HOW IKE L Photo Writers On A New England Stage Presents Susan Eisenhower with New Biography HOW IKE LED
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2020

On Tuesday, October 27 at 7pm, bestselling author, security expert, and Washington, DC policy strategist Susan Eisenhower comes to The Music Hall as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series, now being presented in an intimate and virtual format. The acclaimed author and strategist will disc...
GOING APE! Returns To The Union Theatre Next Month Photo GOING APE! Returns To The Union Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2020

Dance Attic Studios transfers its in-house produced show Going Ape!, written by Andrew Corbet Burcher, which challenges both religion and science by bringing together various a?oefirsta?? humans, to the Union Theatre in November 2020....
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE SOUL OF AMERICA on HBO Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE SOUL OF AMERICA on HBO
by Stage Tube - October 14, 2020

Debuting TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 (9:00-10:17 p.m. ET/PT)....
Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents PHANTASMAGORIA, OR LET US SEEK DEATH Photo Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents PHANTASMAGORIA, OR LET US SEEK DEATH
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020

Burning Coal Theatre Company announces its fundraising production of Phantasmagoria, or Let Us Seek Death by Chana Porter. The performance will occur online on October 31, 2020 at 7:30pm. ...
BWW Review: OPPENHEIMER, Royal Shakespeare Company Online Photo BWW Review: OPPENHEIMER, Royal Shakespeare Company Online
by Ella Satin - October 16, 2020

An epic biography about J. Robert Oppenheimer, the inventor of the atom bomb. This is a staged reading by the cast from the original RSC production in 2015....
Jeremy Strong Joins Leonard Bernstein Biopic MAESTRO Photo Jeremy Strong Joins Leonard Bernstein Biopic MAESTRO
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2020

Emmy-winner Jeremy Strong is in talks to join the cast of 'Maestro,' the upcoming Leonard Bernstein biopic. ...
Jeremy Strong Joins Leonard Bernstein Biopic MAESTRO Photo Jeremy Strong Joins Leonard Bernstein Biopic MAESTRO
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2020

Emmy-winner Jeremy Strong is in talks to join the cast of 'Maestro,' the upcoming Leonard Bernstein biopic. ...
Master Mixologist: Kiowa Bryan-National Brand Manager for SPIRIBAM RUM Photo Master Mixologist: Kiowa Bryan-National Brand Manager for SPIRIBAM RUM
by Marina Kennedy - October 21, 2020

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Kiowa Bryan of Spiribam Rum for our 'Master Mixologist' feature and she shared some special recipes for our readers....
The Court Theatre Launches A New Year Of Live Theatre Photo The Court Theatre Launches A New Year Of Live Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2020

The Court Theatre has announced its new, 2021 Meridian Energy Season, packed full of exciting plays, musicals and comedy shows to delight Aotearoa audiences. ...
Board Of Directors Of Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation Remembers Stanley Crouch Photo Board Of Directors Of Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation Remembers Stanley Crouch
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2020

The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation (LAEF) is deeply saddened by the passing of Stanley Crouch, who served as President of LAEF from 2010 – 2020. The 74-year old author, journalist, critic, playwright, poet and NEA Jazz Master died Wednesday, September 16, in the Bronx, New York, following a ...
American Masters Announces New Laura Ingalls Wilder Documentary Photo American Masters Announces New Laura Ingalls Wilder Documentary
by TV News Desk - October 26, 2020

American Masters: Laura Ingalls Wilder presents an unvarnished look at the unlikely author whose autobiographical fiction helped shape American ideas of the frontier and self-reliance....
FST's Playwright Collective More Than Doubles In Size, Developing New Work For Saraso Photo FST's Playwright Collective More Than Doubles In Size, Developing New Work For Sarasota's Contemporary Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2020

Florida Studio Theatre has announced that its Playwright Collective, a targeted coalition of artists dedicated to developing new work for FST's stages, is welcoming seven new members. ...
FEEDING ON LIGHT Announced as Inaugural Commission From Katherine Owens/Undermain The Photo FEEDING ON LIGHT Announced as Inaugural Commission From Katherine Owens/Undermain Theatre Fund for New Work
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2020

In celebration of the birthdate of Katherine Owens, the Undermain Theatre has announced the inaugural commission of $10,000 from the Katherine Owens/Undermain Fund for New Work: a collaboration with playwright Lenora Champagne of her new play, Feeding on Light, an exploration of the life and influen...
A&E Network Greenlights New Documentary Special BIOGRAPHY: TLC Photo A&E Network Greenlights New Documentary Special BIOGRAPHY: TLC
by TV News Desk - October 29, 2020

A&E Network has greenlit the new two-hour documentary special “Biography: TLC” (wt) chronicling the journey of the top selling American female group of all-time who led the way with their music, their message and their style....
A&E Network Greenlights New Documentary Special BIOGRAPHY: TLC Photo A&E Network Greenlights New Documentary Special BIOGRAPHY: TLC
by TV News Desk - October 29, 2020

A&E Network has greenlit the new two-hour documentary special “Biography: TLC” (wt) chronicling the journey of the top selling American female group of all-time who led the way with their music, their message and their style....
Dallas Opera Announces TDO Network Programming Updates Photo Dallas Opera Announces TDO Network Programming Updates
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2020

Fall brings a flurry of activity to The Dallas Opera's TDO Network, which continues to develop new shows and curate existing programs to engage and entertain music lovers all over the world....
Dallas Opera Announces TDO Network Programming Updates Photo Dallas Opera Announces TDO Network Programming Updates
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2020

Fall brings a flurry of activity to The Dallas Opera's TDO Network, which continues to develop new shows and curate existing programs to engage and entertain music lovers all over the world....
Family and Friends Celebrated the Life of NEA Jazz Master Stanley Crouch at Minton's Photo Family and Friends Celebrated the Life of NEA Jazz Master Stanley Crouch at Minton's
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2020

A small group of family and friends gathered Monday at the historic Minton's Playhouse in Harlem to celebrate the life of Stanley Crouch, the 74-year old author, journalist, critic, playwright, poet and NEA Jazz Master who died in New York September 16 following a long illness. ...
 Lisa Bielawa Presents BRICKYARD BROADCAST Photo Lisa Bielawa Presents BRICKYARD BROADCAST
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2020

Acclaimed composer Lisa Bielawa has created Brickyard Broadcast, a spatialized work for hundreds of musicians that will have its world premiere in a Virtual Reality (VR) environment designed by the digital media teams at the NC State University Libraries....
UHM Kennedy Theatre to Present I'M LOT LANE (A SOLO EFFORT) Photo UHM Kennedy Theatre to Present I'M LOT LANE (A SOLO EFFORT)
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2020

The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Department of Theatre + Dance and Kennedy Theatre present I'm Lot Lane (a solo effort), an original creation inspired by historical accounts of the last remaining royalist insurgent, Lot Lane, who turned himself into government forces by simply walking in and ann...
Jason Arrow, Chloé Zuel, Lyndon Watts, and More Will Lead HAMILTON in Australia; Full Photo Jason Arrow, Chloé Zuel, Lyndon Watts, and More Will Lead HAMILTON in Australia; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2020

The full company has been revealed for the new Australian production of Hamilton opening at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, beginning 17 March 2021. The Australian company is led by Jason Arrow as Alexander Hamilton, Chloé Zuel as Eliza Hamilton, Lyndon Watts as Aaron Burr, Akina Edmonds as Angelica Schuy...
Jason Arrow, Chloé Zuel, Lyndon Watts, and More Will Lead HAMILTON in Australia; Full Photo Jason Arrow, Chloé Zuel, Lyndon Watts, and More Will Lead HAMILTON in Australia; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2020

The full company has been revealed for the new Australian production of Hamilton opening at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, beginning 17 March 2021. The Australian company is led by Jason Arrow as Alexander Hamilton, Chloé Zuel as Eliza Hamilton, Lyndon Watts as Aaron Burr, Akina Edmonds as Angelica Schuy...