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Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse St Photo Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 16, 2022

Syracuse Stage has announced casting for the world premiere of How to Dance in Ohio, a new musical inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. How to Dance in Ohio’s fourteen-member cast includes Tony Award-winning RENT star Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Broadway vet...
NY Stage and Film Announces Mallom Liggon as New Director of the Filmmakers' Workshop Photo NY Stage and Film Announces Mallom Liggon as New Director of the Filmmakers' Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 22, 2022

New York Stage and Film will welcome Mallom Liggon as the new Director of the Filmmakers’ Workshop. NYSAF is also announcing the 9 early-career film and TV writers who have been selected to participate in the 2022 Filmmakers Workshop....
Meet the Cast of BIRTHDAY CANDLES Photo Meet the Cast of BIRTHDAY CANDLES
by Stephi Wild - March 18, 2022

Birthday Candles begins previews tonight, March 18, ahead of its official opening on April 10 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Meet the cast bringing this show to the stage!...
Summer Sounds Concert Series Returns To Segerstrom Center For The Arts With A Taste O Photo Summer Sounds Concert Series Returns To Segerstrom Center For The Arts With A Taste Of SoCal Culture
by A.A. Cristi - May 03, 2022

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the return of an exciting summer series event, Summer Sounds on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza. This year's Summer Sounds will bring an energizing lineup of live music reflecting a range of global influences found in Southern California including Latin,...
Meet The 20 Mediamakers Selected For The New Sundance Institute Humanities Sustainabi Photo Meet The 20 Mediamakers Selected For The New Sundance Institute Humanities Sustainability Fellowship
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the names of the mediamakers selected for the new Humanities Sustainability Fellowship, a year-long program providing 20 U.S.-based under-resourced nonfiction mediamakers whose work and livelihood have been grossly affected by the pandemic with direct...
Graveyard Club Share New Single 'Halloween' Photo Graveyard Club Share New Single 'Halloween'
by Michael Major - May 04, 2022

Following on the heels of  first single, “Nowhere,” “Halloween” expands on Graveyard Club’s signature dark retro sound, which has been praised by The New York Times for its melding of “moody synth rock” and “brooding, yearning electro-goth”. Watch the new music video now!...
HBO Announces SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN Documentary Photo HBO Announces SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN Documentary
by Michael Major - April 05, 2022

15 years after the smash, Tony-winning Broadway run of “Spring Awakening,” the original cast and creative team reunite for a spectacular, one-night only reunion concert to benefit The Actors Fund. The documentary features Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, John Gallagher Jr., Lauren Pritchard, Lilli Coope...
Wake Up With BWW 4/27: WICKED Movie Will Be in Two Parts, A STRANGE LOOP Reviews, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/27: WICKED Movie Will Be in Two Parts, A STRANGE LOOP Reviews, and More!
by - April 27, 2022

Today's top stories: the Wicked movie will be split into two parts, read reviews for A Strange Loop, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations, and more!...
New Fest, New York's Leading LGBTQ+ Film Organization, Announces Lineup for 2nd Annua Photo New Fest, New York's Leading LGBTQ+ Film Organization, Announces Lineup for 2nd Annual NEWFEST PRIDE Series
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022

NewFest, New York’s leading LGBTQ+ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ+ film festivals, has announced the full lineup for its second annual NewFest Pride event - a summer film series returning this year from June 2-6 in a hybrid format featuring a mix of exclusive...
New Fest, New York's Leading LGBTQ+ Film Organization, Announces Lineup for 2nd Annua Photo New Fest, New York's Leading LGBTQ+ Film Organization, Announces Lineup for 2nd Annual NEWFEST PRIDE Series
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022

NewFest, New York’s leading LGBTQ+ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ+ film festivals, has announced the full lineup for its second annual NewFest Pride event - a summer film series returning this year from June 2-6 in a hybrid format featuring a mix of exclusive...
HBO Announces THE ANARCHISTS Original Documentary Series Photo HBO Announces THE ANARCHISTS Original Documentary Series
by Michael Major - June 22, 2022

With intimate access to the main players, THE ANARCHISTS features first-hand accounts from Berwick, the figurehead of the movement; anarchy activists Lisa and Nathan Freeman who left the United States with their children to find a freer life in Mexico; and John Galton and Lily Forester, American fug...
Steppenwolf Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring 4 World Premieres & More Photo Steppenwolf Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring 4 World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 19, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the 2022/23 Season today. With six Steppenwolf Membership Series productions and two SYA productions, the 47th season is the storied company’s first full season in its expanded home—welcoming audiences back to experience the next chapter of Steppenwolf’s bol...
Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators? Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators?
by Cara Joy David - May 08, 2022

As we focus on the Tony nominations announcement on Monday, you may be wondering – who does the nominating? This year over 50% of the announced nominators will not in fact be nominating anyone. There are now only 29 essential players in the Tony nominator pool....
HBO Announces Documentary Series THE INVISIBLE PILOT Photo HBO Announces Documentary Series THE INVISIBLE PILOT
by Michael Major - March 14, 2022

THE INVISIBLE PILOT unfolds in three chapters, each one divulging new, shocking surprises. When Gary Betzner commits suicide the mystery surrounding his death deepens and unfurls a caper-filled tale involving a clandestine world of drug smuggling, gun running, and involvement in a covert war conduct...
Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators? Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators?
by Cara Joy David - May 08, 2022

As we focus on the Tony nominations announcement on Monday, you may be wondering – who does the nominating? This year over 50% of the announced nominators will not in fact be nominating anyone. There are now only 29 essential players in the Tony nominator pool....
Jury Revealed for Geena Davis' 8th Annual Bentonville Film Festival Photo Jury Revealed for Geena Davis' 8th Annual Bentonville Film Festival
by Marissa Tomeo - May 04, 2022

Today, The Bentonville Film Festival unveiled their distinguished Competition Jury, singularly dedicated to inclusive representation in media and entertainment. The festival, produced by the BFFoundation and chaired by Academy Award-winning Actor Geena Davis, will take place in-person June 22-26 and...
HBO Announces HARD KNOCKS: TRAINING CAMP WITH THE DETROIT LIONS Photo HBO Announces HARD KNOCKS: TRAINING CAMP WITH THE DETROIT LIONS
by Michael Major - March 28, 2022

HBO Sports and NFL Films are partnering with the Detroit Lions for an unfiltered all-access look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League with Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Detroit Lions. The first sports-based reality series, and one of the fastest-turnaround programs on TV...
Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse St Photo Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Lead World Premiere of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO at Syracuse Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 16, 2022

Syracuse Stage has announced casting for the world premiere of How to Dance in Ohio, a new musical inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name. How to Dance in Ohio’s fourteen-member cast includes Tony Award-winning RENT star Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Broadway vet...
Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster, Shoshana Bean and More to Present at the 2022 Drama Leag Photo Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster, Shoshana Bean and More to Present at the 2022 Drama League Awards Hosted by Frank DiLella
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank DiLella will be hosting the 88th Annual Drama League Awards alongside theatrical legends and Tony Award winners, Patti LuPone, Ben Vereen, Sutton Foster, Shoshana Bean, Gabby Beans and Lear deBessonet....
VIDEO: HBO Shares ONE PERFECT SHOT Original Documentary Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: HBO Shares ONE PERFECT SHOT Original Documentary Series Trailer
by Michael Major - March 15, 2022

The series will feature prolific filmmakers Patty Jenkins, Aaron Sorkin, Kasi Lemmons, Jon M. Chu, Malcolm D. Lee and Michael Mann, as well as blockbuster films including “Wonder Woman,” “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “Harriet,” “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Girls Trip and Heat.”...
HBO Documentary Films And The Gotham Film & Media Institute Announce New Documentary Photo HBO Documentary Films And The Gotham Film & Media Institute Announce New Documentary Development Initiative
by Michael Major - June 02, 2022

HBO and The Gotham will provide resources and mentorship to support the development of documentary projects and select grantees will have the opportunity to receive additional funding. Funding for these grants is sponsored by HBO Documentary Films, OneFifty and WBD Access....
ANOTHER REVOLUTION Premieres at Gulfshore Playhouse This Week
by Stephi Wild - April 26, 2022

For the final production of the 2021-2022 professional season, Gulfshore Playhouse announces the world premiere of “Another Revolution” by Jacqueline Bircher. The performance runs from April 30 through May 15, with preview performances on April 28 and 29....
Drag Icon Lady Bunny Extends UNMASKED & UNFILTERED At Laurie Beechman Theatre Photo Drag Icon Lady Bunny Extends UNMASKED & UNFILTERED At Laurie Beechman Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - April 14, 2022

Just in time for Easter, legendary drag icon LADY BUNNY hops into Times Square with the New York Premiere of her internationally acclaimed touring show UNMASKED & UNFILTERED at The Laurie Beechman Theatre -- now extended through April 23. Bunny was trapped in her apartment during lockdown, allowing ...
Disney's Onyx Collective Orders Limited Docuseries GIGANTE Photo Disney's Onyx Collective Orders Limited Docuseries GIGANTE
by Michael Major - May 12, 2022

Onyx Collective announced today that it has picked up the docuseries “Gigante,” featuring interviews with Don Francisco (Mario Kreutzberger). From the team behind “Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado,” this four-part limited series is produced by Foton Pictures and Trojan Horse and will b...
Onyx Collective Expands Programming Team With Three New Executive Hires Photo Onyx Collective Expands Programming Team With Three New Executive Hires
by Michael Major - June 08, 2022

Former WME partner Holland is set as senior vice president of Scripted Series, along with seasoned producers Anil Kurian and Janice Park, who will both serve as vice presidents of Scripted Series. All three will report to Tara Duncan, president of Freeform and Onyx Collective....