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Sense8 (a play on the word sensate /?s?nse?t/, meaning aware) is an upcoming American science fiction drama series created, co-written and co-directed by The Matrix trilogy creators Andy and Lana Wachowski. Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski will executive produce and co-write the series, which will be streamed on Netflix in June 5, 2015. The series revolves around eight strangers from different parts of the world who suddenly become mentally and emotionally linked and it will explore the themes of identity, sexuality, gender, persecution, bigotry, and fear.

D'Lo and Mikaal Sulaiman Receive the 2021 Dorothy and Richard Sherwood Award Photo D'Lo and Mikaal Sulaiman Receive the 2021 Dorothy and Richard Sherwood Award
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2021

Center Theatre Group’s Dorothy and Richard Sherwood Award will go to two artists – D’Lo and Mikaal Sulaiman. Center Theatre Group recognizes and celebrates this year’s finalists for their exceptional contributions to the Los Angeles theatre landscape and their work as innovative and adventurous arti...
TheatreWorks Will Stream PANDORA Next Week Photo TheatreWorks Will Stream PANDORA Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream a benefit online workshop reading of Pandora, an intriguing new work by acclaimed playwright Laurel Ollstein....
Terrence Mann & Liz Larsen to Lead SWEENEY TODD Concert in Connecticut Photo Terrence Mann & Liz Larsen to Lead SWEENEY TODD Concert in Connecticut
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for the second production of the 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series: 'Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller in Concert', a Tony-Award-winning tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th century London. Peter Flynn directs....
Rosalyn Coleman, Alma Cuervo, Laura Esterman & More to Star in THE WOMAN'S PARTY Worl Photo Rosalyn Coleman, Alma Cuervo, Laura Esterman & More to Star in THE WOMAN'S PARTY World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2021

Clubbed Thumb has announced the world premiere of The Woman’s Party. Originally slated to premiere as part of the 2020 Summerworks Festival, the piece will now premiere virtually. The Woman’s Party has been divided into three 30-minute episodes, which were filmed over the course of four weeks remote...
Berkeley Rep Announces Final Casting For A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Photo Berkeley Rep Announces Final Casting For A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced final casting for A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, which begins previews on Thursday, September 6 and runs through Sunday, October 21. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased on...
Vadhir Derbez Will Star in THE SEVENTH DAY Photo Vadhir Derbez Will Star in THE SEVENTH DAY
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2020

Deadline reports that 'Sense8' star Vadhir Derbez has joined the cast of 'The Seventh Day,' alongside Guy Pearce....
VIDEO: Check Out the Latest Featurette for Netflix's LOST IN SPACE Now Streaming Photo VIDEO: Check Out the Latest Featurette for Netflix's LOST IN SPACE Now Streaming
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2018

In Netflix's Lost in Space,  Will Robinson and the Robot form an unexpected, unbreakable bond that could mean the difference between life and death for the Robinsons. In this new featurette, go inside their touching yet complicated relationship. Lost in Space Season 1 is now streaming on Netflix.  ...
BREAKING IN: Unrated Directors Cut Arrives on Blu-Ray & DVD July 24 from Universal Pi Photo BREAKING IN: Unrated Directors Cut Arrives on Blu-Ray & DVD July 24 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2018

Locked out of the house by a group of ruthless intruders, one mother must summon every bit of her strength and smarts to save her children who are trapped inside in the edge-of-your-seat action thriller, BREAKING IN, arriving as an Unrated Director's Cut on Digital and the all-new digital movie app...
Naveen Andrews to Star in Film Adaptation of THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY Photo Naveen Andrews to Star in Film Adaptation of THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY
by TV News Desk - July 16, 2019

Naveen Andrews has come on board to star in a film adaptation of Gabrielle Zevin's runaway bestseller THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY. Hans Canosa will direct from Zevin's adaptation of her own novel. Canosa, Zevin and Claude Dal Farra, Brice Dal Farra and Brian Keady of BCDF Pictures are producers....
Marga Gomez Led KING OF CUBA Extends At Berkeley City Club Photo Marga Gomez Led KING OF CUBA Extends At Berkeley City Club
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2018

King of Cuba, a new comedy by award-winning writer Cristina Garcia, has extended through August 26th at the historic Berkeley City Club (originally scheduled to close August 19). In King of Cuba, two aging Cubanos hilariously have a go at each other. Opening night Marga was described as 'dethroning ...
VIDEO: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Berkeley Rep Photo VIDEO: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - September 19, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents A Doll's House, Part 2, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, which begins previews on Thursday, September 6 and runs through Sunday, October 21. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org o...
NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues Photo NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2018

The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native G...
Netflix Announces Casting Lineup For Korean Series D.P. Photo Netflix Announces Casting Lineup For Korean Series D.P.
by TV News Desk - September 03, 2020

Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, announced an impressive casting lineup for new original series D.P....
Brian J. Smith Joins MATRIX 4 Photo Brian J. Smith Joins MATRIX 4
by TV News Desk - February 20, 2020

Deadline reports that Broadway and screen actor Brian J. Smith has joined the upcoming 'Matrix' film, from Lana Wachowski....
Adam Shapiro and Scandal's Katie Lowes Will Join the Cast of WAITRESS Photo Adam Shapiro and Scandal's Katie Lowes Will Join the Cast of WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2018

We're getting some fresh faces in the diner! Katie Lowes ('Scandal') and actor/director Adam Shapiro (Steve Jobs) will join the company of Waitress on July 17 in the roles of Dawn and Ogie, respectively. This real-life married couple will both make their Broadway debuts in the show, and will get to ...
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with SQUARE ROUNDS at Finborough Theatre Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with SQUARE ROUNDS at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2018

This autumn, Proud Haddock will bring Tony Harrison's lyrical play Square Rounds to the Finborough Theatre for its first UK production in nearly 30 years since its rediscovery. This all-female ensemble cast will star Gracy Goldman (Sense8, Netflix; Doctor Who, BBC1; Richard II, RSC), Letty Thomas (T...
2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Festival Announces Line-Up Photo 2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Festival Announces Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2019

Celebrating its 37th anniversary, Outfest - the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen - today announced the complete programming lineup for the 2019 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival, presented by HBO. The n...
Netflix Brings All-Star Cast of Bae Doona, Gong Yoo and Lee Joon for Sci-Fi Thriller Photo Netflix Brings All-Star Cast of Bae Doona, Gong Yoo and Lee Joon for Sci-Fi Thriller THE SILENT SEA
by TV News Desk - September 08, 2020

Netflix, the world's leading streaming entertainment service, confirmed the casting of Bae Doona, Gong Yoo and Lee Joon for new Korean sci-fi mystery thriller The Silent Sea. ...
Center Theatre Group's 2021 Sherwood Award Finalists Announced Photo Center Theatre Group's 2021 Sherwood Award Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2020

Three finalists have been selected for Center Theatre Group’s 2021 Dorothy and Richard E. Sherwood Award: D’Lo, Lena Sands and Mikaal Sulaiman. Center Theatre Group recognizes and celebrates this year’s finalists for their exceptional contributions to the Los Angeles theatre landscape and their work...
New Comedy KING OF CUBA By Cristina García Opens At Berkeley City Club Photo New Comedy KING OF CUBA By Cristina García Opens At Berkeley City Club
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2018

King of Cuba, a new comedy by award-winning writer Cristina Garcia, opens with a press night on Saturday, July 21, and runs through August 19 (previews July 19 & 20) at the historic Berkeley City Club. The summer adventure of the Central Works 2018 season King of Cuba, is developed by Ms. Garcia in ...
THE FAVOURITE, SCHITT'S CREEK Among Nominees for the GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS Photo THE FAVOURITE, SCHITT'S CREEK Among Nominees for the GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS
by TV News Desk - January 25, 2019

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, announced today the nominees for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards live from the Sundance Film Festival. The 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Delta Air Lines, Gilead, and Ke...
Emmy Award-Winner Barbara Keegan Joins MISTAKES WERE MADE At Santa Monica Playhouse Photo Emmy Award-Winner Barbara Keegan Joins MISTAKES WERE MADE At Santa Monica Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2020

Santa Monica Playhouse announces the extension of the hit comedy Mistakes Were Made - coulda-woulda-shoulda and the addition of award-winning actress Barbara Keegan to the cast, returning to the Playhouse in her third Jerry Mayer hit. Mistakes Were Made now playing through April 26....
Pasadena Playhouse Announces Spring 2019 New Works Festivals Photo Pasadena Playhouse Announces Spring 2019 New Works Festivals
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, State Theatre of California, continues their exciting partnerships with Caltech Theatre and the USC School of Dramatic Arts this Spring, with MACH 33: The Caltech|Pasadena Playhouse Festival of New Science Driven Plays, presented by Caltech Theater and Pasadena Playhouse May 9 -1...
Terrence Mann & Liz Larsen to Lead SWEENEY TODD Concert in Connecticut Photo Terrence Mann & Liz Larsen to Lead SWEENEY TODD Concert in Connecticut
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for the second production of the 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series: 'Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller in Concert', a Tony-Award-winning tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th century London. Peter Flynn directs....
Cast Announced For J'OUVERT At Theatre503 Photo Cast Announced For J'OUVERT At Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2019

Nicole Lecky (Superhoe, Royal Court Theatre; C4's Fresh Meat, Channel 4; SENSE8, Netflix), Annice Boparai (17, The Vaults; Trojan Horse, Edinburgh) and Yvette Boakye (Girls, UK tour and Soho Theatre; Heroine & Kanye The First, HighTide Festival) will bring to life J'Ouvert, the debut play from one o...