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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

VIDEO: On This Day, November 30: SEUSSICAL! Opens on Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, November 30: SEUSSICAL! Opens on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2020

On this day in 2000, the Dr. Seuss musical Seussical! opened at Broadway's Richard Rodgers theater! ...
WQXR Presents BEETHOVEN IMMORTAL Radio Festival Celebrating Beethoven's 250th Birthda Photo WQXR Presents BEETHOVEN IMMORTAL Radio Festival Celebrating Beethoven's 250th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2020

WQXR, New York City’s classical music station, today announced Beethoven Immortal, five days of special programming exploring the legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven, in honor of his 250th birthday. The festival airs Saturday, December 12 - Wednesday, December 16. ...
WQXR Presents BEETHOVEN IMMORTAL Radio Festival Celebrating Beethoven's 250th Birthda Photo WQXR Presents BEETHOVEN IMMORTAL Radio Festival Celebrating Beethoven's 250th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2020

WQXR, New York City’s classical music station, today announced Beethoven Immortal, five days of special programming exploring the legacy of Ludwig van Beethoven, in honor of his 250th birthday. The festival airs Saturday, December 12 - Wednesday, December 16. ...
Gary Lucas Unveils 'The Essential Gary Lucas' Photo Gary Lucas Unveils 'The Essential Gary Lucas'
by TV News Desk - December 01, 2020

Legendary guitarist Gary Lucas upcoming retrospective THE ESSENTIAL GARY LUCAS via Knitting Factory Records offers ample evidence of this maverick artist’s trailblazing and unique career....
discovery+ Announces Exclusive Original Series Debuting in January 2021 Photo discovery+ Announces Exclusive Original Series Debuting in January 2021
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2020

discovery+, the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service, today announced the original series and specials that will be available during its debut month of January 2021....
MGM & The Black List Announce Two-Year Film Script Writing Partnership Photo MGM & The Black List Announce Two-Year Film Script Writing Partnership
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2020

MGM and The Black List today announced the launch of a two-year feature film script writing partnership to discover new voices with unique perspectives from historically underrepresented communities around the world....
Nancy Oswald Promotes Holiday Children's Book RUBY'S CHRISTMAS GIFTS Photo Nancy Oswald Promotes Holiday Children's Book RUBY'S CHRISTMAS GIFTS
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2020

Author Nancy Oswald has announced the promotion of her holiday children's book, Ruby's Christmas Gifts. It is a heartwarming Christmas story about a girl searching for her lost donkey on Christmas Eve. It's Christmas time in 1896 Cripple Creek, Colorado, and Ruby May Oliver and her donkey, Maude, ro...
BWW Interview: Lorri Holt of WHO KILLED SYLVIA PLATH? at MarshStream Brings the Iconi Photo BWW Interview: Lorri Holt of WHO KILLED SYLVIA PLATH? at MarshStream Brings the Iconic Writer to Life
by Jim Munson - December 07, 2020

If you've attended theater in the Bay Area with any degree of regularity over the past few decades, chances are you've seen actress Lorri Holt - a lot! Since the 1980's, Holt has become a veritable local treasure, performing with theater companies large and small across the Bay Area, creating roles ...
The Growing Stage Presents THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS! Photo The Growing Stage Presents THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS!
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2020

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong kicks off the holidays with THE LIFE & ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS. This virtual event will be offered for unlimited streaming, December 11th through January 3rd.  ...
Musical Podcast 'WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT?' Releases New Episodes For December Photo Musical Podcast 'WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT?' Releases New Episodes For December
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2020

New York-based musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella are pleased to announce two new episodes of their free musical podcast “What Will She Do Next?,” both celebrating notable women in the military. Performed by Broadway, film and TV stars, these family-friendly podcasts use interactive story...
Musical Podcast for Kids WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Releases New Episodes Photo Musical Podcast for Kids WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? Releases New Episodes
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2020

New York-based musical theatre writing team Bird & Mirabella have announced two new episodes of their free musical podcast “What Will She Do Next?,” both celebrating notable women in the military. These family-friendly podcasts use interactive storytelling and Broadway-style songs to celebrate key m...
Stefan Scheuermann Releases New Alternative History Fantasy Novel THE TANNHAUSER Photo Stefan Scheuermann Releases New Alternative History Fantasy Novel THE TANNHAUSER
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2020

Author Stefan Scheuermann has announced the release of her new alternative history fantasy novel, The Tannhäuser. The Tannhäuser, a legendary knight, poet, and lover, roams through an adventurous life....
BWW Review: Live broadcast of musical A HORA DA ESTRELA or CANTO DE MACABEA, with Lai Photo BWW Review: Live broadcast of musical A HORA DA ESTRELA or CANTO DE MACABEA, with Laila Garin, celebrates the centenary of Clarice Lispector
by Claudio Erlichman - December 17, 2020

Clarice Lispector was a Brazilian novelist and short story writer acclaimed internationally for her innovative novels and short stories. Born to a Jewish family in Western Ukraine, as an infant she moved to Brazil with her family, amidst the disasters engulfing her native land following the First Wo...
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Coolidge Corner Theatre Present SHAKESPEARE REIM Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and Coolidge Corner Theatre Present SHAKESPEARE REIMAGINED: BRINGING HIS STORIES TO THE SCREEN
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2020

The plays of Shakespeare have been translated into more than one hundred languages, and his timeless stories have inspired great works in many art forms. ...
HAMILTON Will Return to the West End in May 2021 Photo HAMILTON Will Return to the West End in May 2021
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2020

Hamilton will make its return to the West End next year! According to the show's official social media accounts, the hit musical returns to the Victoria Palace Theatre in May 2021....
HAMILTON Will Return to the West End in May 2021 Photo HAMILTON Will Return to the West End in May 2021
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2020

Hamilton will make its return to the West End next year! According to the show's official social media accounts, the hit musical returns to the Victoria Palace Theatre in May 2021....
Alejandro Jodorowsky's Films Exclusively Streaming On MUBI Photo Alejandro Jodorowsky's Films Exclusively Streaming On MUBI
by TV News Desk - December 21, 2020

In December and January, MUBI will present an exclusive streaming retrospective of six films by cult Chilean auteur and mystic writer Alejandro Jodorowsky....
Paul Gemignani Memoir to Be Released in Fall 2021 Photo Paul Gemignani Memoir to Be Released in Fall 2021
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2020

It has been announced that legendary music director, Paul Gemignani, will release a memoir, GEMIGNANI - Life and Lessons from Broadway and Beyond, in Fall 2021 from Applause Theatre and Cinema Books. The biography is written by Margaret Hall. ...
Paul Gemignani Memoir to Be Released in Fall 2021 Photo Paul Gemignani Memoir to Be Released in Fall 2021
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2020

It has been announced that legendary music director, Paul Gemignani, will release a memoir, GEMIGNANI - Life and Lessons from Broadway and Beyond, in Fall 2021 from Applause Theatre and Cinema Books. The biography is written by Margaret Hall. ...
Ailey Forward Monumental Virtual Season Leaps Into Final Week Of Programs With Revela Photo Ailey Forward Monumental Virtual Season Leaps Into Final Week Of Programs With Revelations Through The Decades
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's monumental first-ever Ailey Forward virtual season, celebrating 60 years of the seminal work, Revelations, culminates with a Revelations Through the Decades program from December 23 to 31.  ...
VIKTORIA TOCCA LAUNCHES MUSICAL TV at YouTube Photo VIKTORIA TOCCA LAUNCHES MUSICAL TV at YouTube
by Annette Stolt - December 26, 2020

Join Viktoria Toccas Musical TV by submitting your musical Video or just to view...
Max Major Presents REMOTE CONTROL: A VIRTUAL MIND-READING EXPERIENCE Photo Max Major Presents REMOTE CONTROL: A VIRTUAL MIND-READING EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2020

World-class mentalist Max Major, who dazzled America, broke the internet and stumped Simon Cowell on “America’s Got Talent,” will present his highly-interactive online show, Remote Control: A Virtual Mind-Reading Experience on Saturday, January 2 and 9 at 8:00 PM ET. Additional dates will be announc...
Music Theatre of Connecticut Will Present TENDERLY, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL Photo Music Theatre of Connecticut Will Present TENDERLY, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2021

Music Theatre Of Connecticut has announced an upcoming production of Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical....
Baltimore Center Stage Announces New Director Of Learning And Social Accountability Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces New Director Of Learning And Social Accountability
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2021

Baltimore Center Stage has announced the addition of Janal Daniel to its leadership team and artistic staff as the new Director of Learning and Social Accountability.   ...
Andris Nelsons Returns to BSO After Nearly a Year's Absence Due to the Pandemic; New Photo Andris Nelsons Returns to BSO After Nearly a Year's Absence Due to the Pandemic; New Online Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2021

Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced new BSO NOW video streams for January, plus much more! Thursday, January 14, at noon: Stefan Asbury leads a Boston Symphony Orchestra program including Thomas Adès’ Dawn, Debussy’s Printemps, Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending with violin soloist Elena Urios...