THE STORY BEHIND


THE STORY BEHIND (WORKING TITLE): Viewers will get an inside look at some of the most successful shows in television history. Featuring award-winning shows like

BWW Feature: At Home With Joan Darragh BWW Feature: At Home With Joan Darragh
by Stephen Mosher - June 05, 2020

The Invigorated Ingenue brought Joan Darragh back to the cabaret stage and community, where she belongs. Isolation has brought her talents as motivator and baker to the social media. Here, the Ingenue talks with Stephen Mosher about life before and after her return to the stage.... (more...)
Diane Paulus Responds to Griffin Matthews Diane Paulus Responds to Griffin Matthews
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2020

Tony-winning director Diane Paulus has released a statement regarding the creative process behind the musical, Witness Uganda.... (more...)
Nick Offerman Moves in with CuriosityStream for New Documentary Series Nick Offerman Moves in with CuriosityStream for New Documentary Series
by TV News Desk - June 04, 2020

Whatever the structure or shelter, the history of humankind is deeply entwined with the fascinating story of where, how, and why we make our homes. CuriosityStream's original three-part series The History of Home is a visually stunning journey around the globe and through time to discover the surpri... (more...)
New Camerata Opera Premieres Film JULIE Tonight New Camerata Opera Premieres Film JULIE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2020

Tonight, June 4th, 2020, New Camerata Opera will premiere Julie, a new opera film directed by Chloe Treat with a score by Whitney George and libretto by Wallis Drake. The film will debut on YouTube at 7pm before its upcoming entry into film festivals.... (more...)
THE CROWN, CHERNOBYL Lead 2020 BAFTA Television Awards Nominations - See Full List! THE CROWN, CHERNOBYL Lead 2020 BAFTA Television Awards Nominations - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - June 04, 2020

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards.... (more...)
BWW Blog: Someday BWW Blog: Someday
by Student Blogger: Izzi Diaz - June 04, 2020

Equality. It feels like we've been fighting for years, decades, ages. Yet, why does nothing seem to change? Racism is not a new issue. Innocent black lives are constantly being taken, whether we see videos or not. The world is bleeding, America is burning, and we are tired.... (more...)
BWW Interview: David Greig Talks ADVENTURES WITH THE PAINTED PEOPLE BWW Interview: David Greig Talks ADVENTURES WITH THE PAINTED PEOPLE
by Jonathan Marshall - June 04, 2020

Prolific playwright David Greig has a varied catalogue of work ranging from the recently revived Europe to West End hit Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and his acclaimed adaptation of Touching the Void. He is also Artistic Director of Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre. Greig's first original play i... (more...)
50+ Filmmakers Shoot Anthology Feature Film While In Covid19 Lockdown 50+ Filmmakers Shoot Anthology Feature Film While In Covid19 Lockdown
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2020

In early April of 2020 and in the midst of the Covid19 pandemic, 50+ filmmakers organized using their phones, text messaging and teleconferencing in 17 set locations, 13 cities and 2 countries to produce a feature film. The theme? The cardinal 7 sins and 7 virtues. All episodes were developed and fi... (more...)
Alarm Will Sound Offers John Luther Adams's Immersive TEN THOUSAND BIRDS Alarm Will Sound Offers John Luther Adams's Immersive TEN THOUSAND BIRDS
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2020

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Black Public Media Marks 40th Anniversary with '40 for 40 Media Game Changers' List Black Public Media Marks 40th Anniversary with '40 for 40 Media Game Changers' List
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2020

Committed to the ongoing fight of speaking truth to power and amplifying voices of diversity across America for four decades, Black Public Media (BPM) is celebrating its 40th anniversary by naming the creatives, curators and institutions that have pushed forward Black storytelling with the release o... (more...)
Dietrich Theate Calls Upon the Community for Help During the Health Crisis Dietrich Theate Calls Upon the Community for Help During the Health Crisis
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2020

WNEP has reported that the famed Dietrich Theate in Tunkhannock is calling upon the community to help them get through the strain put upon them during the health crisis. ... (more...)
Keith Collins, Doug Bollinger, Gervase Peterson, Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal Sign Onto the New Thriller Series SCRAWL Keith Collins, Doug Bollinger, Gervase Peterson, Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal Sign Onto the New Thriller Series SCRAWL
by TV News Desk - June 03, 2020

What are you afraid of? That's the simple question being asked from the new upcoming series SCRAWL.... (more...)
Gravitas Ventures Acquires North American Rights To Formula Racing Documentary BEYOND DRIVEN Gravitas Ventures Acquires North American Rights To Formula Racing Documentary BEYOND DRIVEN
by TV News Desk - June 03, 2020

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, announces today that they have acquired North American rights to the documentary BEYOND DRIVEN, from filmmakers Riyaana Hartley and Vincent Tran.... (more...)
THE GREAT GATSBY Will Re-Open in the West End in October THE GREAT GATSBY Will Re-Open in the West End in October
by BWW News Desk - June 03, 2020

The Guild of Misrule and Immersive Everywhere's critically acclaimed THE GREAT GATSBY, created and directed by Alexander Wright- which had previously set a record as the UK's longest running immersive production - is planning to re-open at West End venue IMMERSIVE | LDN on THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER 2020.... (more...)
How BroadwayWorld Will Stand with Black Lives Matter How BroadwayWorld Will Stand with Black Lives Matter
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2020

Thank you to all those who have written us today.... (more...)
Debbie Baldwin Releases New Romantic Suspense 'False Front' Debbie Baldwin Releases New Romantic Suspense 'False Front'
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2020

Author Debbie Baldwin has announced the release of her new romantic suspense novel, False Front. Released in April 2020 by Gatekeeper Press, the book is receiving rave reviews from readers and reviewers.... (more...)
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces 2020 Summer Season The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2020

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today the 2020 summer season which will be held entirely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Gareth Coker, Composer of 'Ori and Will of the Wisps' BWW Interview: Gareth Coker, Composer of 'Ori and Will of the Wisps'
by Tory Gates - June 01, 2020

'Don't be afraid to have a crack at the industry, but if you are, you have to be ultra-committed because if you're not committed, you're already going to be behind.'... (more...)
Mandala Makers Festival Moves Online Mandala Makers Festival Moves Online
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2020

Mandala South Asian Performing Arts presents emerging artists working within and beyond South Asian traditions and culture through the Mandala Makers Festival. Originally scheduled June 13 and 14 at the Green Line Performing Arts Center, the festival's content instead will be available June 13 and 1... (more...)
LA Vision & Gigi D'Agostino Release 'Hollywood' LA Vision & Gigi D'Agostino Release 'Hollywood'
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2020

The living legend strikes again! Dance music icon GIGI D'AGOSTINO ('In My Mind') delivers a unique collaboration and presenting one of Italy's hottest newcomers: on May 29th producer, songwriter and singer 'LA VISION' is releasing his debut single “Hollywood” ….and letting a real dancefloor monster ... (more...)
New Book On Flop Musicals To Be Released By Routledge New Book On Flop Musicals To Be Released By Routledge
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2020

Routledge publishes a new book by Stephen Purdy (author of 'Musical Theatre Song: a Comprehensive Course') on FLOP MUSICALS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.... (more...)
RECAP: Faith Prince, Michael Rupert, and the Falsettos Original Off-Broadway Cast Shared Their Audition Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE RECAP: Faith Prince, Michael Rupert, and the Falsettos Original Off-Broadway Cast Shared Their Audition Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Saturday night (8pm) with a Falsettos Original Off-Broadway Cast reunion with Stephen Bogardus, Janet Metz, Faith Prince, Michael Rupert and Chip Zien.... (more...)
Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed Children's Books to Share With the Kids in Your Life Broadway Books: 10 MORE Theatre-Themed Children's Books to Share With the Kids in Your Life
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2020

Looking for something new to read with your kids while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 more theatre-themed children's books that are sure to fill the void.... (more...)
BWW CD Review: Chita Rivera AND NOW I SWING Presents A Personal Look At A Legendary Lady's Life In Music BWW CD Review: Chita Rivera AND NOW I SWING Presents A Personal Look At A Legendary Lady's Life In Music
by Stephen Mosher - May 30, 2020

Stephen Mosher takes a look at Rivera's 2009 recording that shows many sides of the famous actor.... (more...)
WORLD Channel Celebrates Pride Month With Slate Of Films Spotlighting LGBTQ Community WORLD Channel Celebrates Pride Month With Slate Of Films Spotlighting LGBTQ Community
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

WORLD Channel will commemorate Pride Month with 25 films that examine the complex fight for LGBTQ acceptance and acknowledgment. Documenting stories from the Stonewall uprising in 1969 to the challenges faced by present-day transgender siblings navigating puberty, school and dating, the curation of ... (more...)