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BWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WO Photo BWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 01, 2021

Moreno starred on the short-lived '9 to 5' television series in 1982 and 1983. She played Violet Newstead, the character originated in the movie by Lily Tomlin and eventually played on Broadway by Allison Janney....
Feature-Length Documentary on Tina Turner Comes to HBO Photo Feature-Length Documentary on Tina Turner Comes to HBO
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 10, 2021

The documentary debuts SATURDAY, MARCH 27 (8:00 PM- 10:00 PM ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max....
BWW Feature: Women's History Month: The Trailblazers Photo BWW Feature: Women's History Month: The Trailblazers
by Stephen Mosher - March 31, 2021

Ask any of the women working in the nightclub industry who their idol is, who their role model, there heroine, and chances are they will say one of these names....
New All-Digital Theatre Licensing Company UPROAR THEATRICS Announced Photo New All-Digital Theatre Licensing Company UPROAR THEATRICS Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 02, 2021

Uproar Theatrics, a new digital theatrical licensing company, has been created to transform how regional, school, stock, and amateur groups license plays and musicals.  Uproar Theatrics is expanding the theatrical pipeline to bring thrilling, fresh theatre to creators and audiences across America....
HBO Sports Presents THE DAY SPORTS STOOD STILL Photo HBO Sports Presents THE DAY SPORTS STOOD STILL
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 02, 2021

From producers Brian Grazer and Justin Wilkes, along with Fuqua, the film debuts WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max....
HBO Documentary Films' Five-Part Series PRAY, OBEY, KILL Debuts April 12 Photo HBO Documentary Films' Five-Part Series PRAY, OBEY, KILL Debuts April 12
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 01, 2021

On a cold night in January 2004, gunshots rang out across the remote Swedish village, Knutby, home to a small, tight-knit Pentecostal congregation, leaving a young woman murdered in her bed and her neighbor suffering from multiple bullet wounds....
MORTAL KOMBAT, MARE OF EASTTOWN Come to HBO Max This April Photo MORTAL KOMBAT, MARE OF EASTTOWN Come to HBO Max This April
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 23, 2021

'Godzilla vs. Kong” (released March 31) will also continue to be available on HBO Max and in theaters this April, with both films available on HBO Max for 31 days from their respective theatrical releases in the U.S. included at no additional cost to subscribers....
HBO Max Will Be Available In 39 Territories In Latin America And The Caribbean Starti Photo HBO Max Will Be Available In 39 Territories In Latin America And The Caribbean Starting June 29th
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 26, 2021

HBO Max offers the whole family content from some of the best storytellers and talent across Latin America and all around the world, including movies, series, documentaries, reality shows, and kids’ content and live sports. ...
Documentary News Series AXIOS Continues May 23 Photo Documentary News Series AXIOS Continues May 23
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 21, 2021

Directed and produced by Emmy® winners Matthew O’Neill and Perri Peltz, the series features Axios’ signature “Smart Brevity” analysis, exclusive documentary-style reporting, and in-depth conversations on the topics and trends shaping our future....
HBO Announces Six-Part Documentary Series 100 FOOT WAVE Photo HBO Announces Six-Part Documentary Series 100 FOOT WAVE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 08, 2021

Directed and executive produced by award-winning filmmaker Chris Smith and executive produced by Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winner Joe Lewis....
Golden Globe Winner Idris Elba Signs Multi-Book Deal With HarperCollins Children's Bo Photo Golden Globe Winner Idris Elba Signs Multi-Book Deal With HarperCollins Children's Books
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 16, 2021

In a major UK/US co-publication deal, world rights were acquired by Ann-Janine Murtagh, Executive Publisher, HCCB UK, and Suzanne Murphy, President and Publisher, HCCB US, from Crystal Mahey-Morgan at OWN IT! Entertainment Ltd. ...
HORTON FOOTE: THE ROAD TO HOME Will Screen March 28 at Oxford Film Festival Photo HORTON FOOTE: THE ROAD TO HOME Will Screen March 28 at Oxford Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 09, 2021

Rapp is thrilled to return to Oxford where she lived for a couple of years in the mid 90s to study short story writing before moving back to Los Angeles to write movies for Robert Altman. Two years later her movie, Cookie’s Fortune, a Mississippi comedy, was directed and produced by Altman and filme...
130 Musicals That You Can Stream Now! Photo 130 Musicals That You Can Stream Now!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 04, 2021

BroadwayWorld has made a list of the best musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or BroadwayHD, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! ...
HBO Documentary Films' Four-Part Documentary Series ALLEN v. FARROW Debuts Feb. 21 Photo HBO Documentary Films' Four-Part Documentary Series ALLEN v. FARROW Debuts Feb. 21
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 05, 2021

HBO Documentary Film’s ALLEN v. FARROW, from award-winning investigative filmmakers Kirby Dick & Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, is a four-part documentary series that goes behind decades of sensational headlines to reveal the private story of one of Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals....
HORTON FOOTE: THE ROAD TO HOME Will Screen March 28 at Oxford Film Festival Photo HORTON FOOTE: THE ROAD TO HOME Will Screen March 28 at Oxford Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 09, 2021

Rapp is thrilled to return to Oxford where she lived for a couple of years in the mid 90s to study short story writing before moving back to Los Angeles to write movies for Robert Altman. Two years later her movie, Cookie’s Fortune, a Mississippi comedy, was directed and produced by Altman and filme...
IN THE HEIGHTS, HARRY POTTER & More Come to HBO Max This June Photo IN THE HEIGHTS, HARRY POTTER & More Come to HBO Max This June
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 20, 2021

The Warner Bros. Pictures film fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda’s kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu’s lively and authentic eye for storytelling that captures a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience....
BWW Feature: How IN THE HEIGHTS' Costume Designer Mitchell Travers Brought the Film's Photo BWW Feature: How IN THE HEIGHTS' Costume Designer Mitchell Travers Brought the Film's Iconic Looks to the Big Screen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 04, 2021

When 'In the Height's dances its way onto HBO Max and into theaters on June 10th, it will bring with it a build-up of anticipation and excitement that has been almost unparalleled for a modern movie musical. 'In the Heights' brings with it now a legacy of celebration, representation, community, and ...
The Royal Society of Literature Announces Digital 'Dalloway Day' 2021 Photo The Royal Society of Literature Announces Digital 'Dalloway Day' 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

The Royal Society of Literature has unveiled plans for Dalloway Day 2021.  Every year on ‘a Wednesday in mid-June’, the society celebrates the work and legacy of Virginia Woolf. On Wednesday 16 June, their second virtual Dalloway Day will feature online panel discussions, a writing workshop, a podca...
93RD OSCARS Production Team Welcomes New Talent and Show Veterans Photo 93RD OSCARS Production Team Welcomes New Talent and Show Veterans
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 24, 2021

Rob Paine has been associated with the Oscars telecast for more than 20 years and returns as supervising producer....
BWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WO Photo BWW Exclusive: Rita Moreno Champions the Women's Movement in New Documentary STILL WORKING 9 TO 5
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 01, 2021

Moreno starred on the short-lived '9 to 5' television series in 1982 and 1983. She played Violet Newstead, the character originated in the movie by Lily Tomlin and eventually played on Broadway by Allison Janney....
Golden Globe Winner Idris Elba Signs Multi-Book Deal With HarperCollins Children's Bo Photo Golden Globe Winner Idris Elba Signs Multi-Book Deal With HarperCollins Children's Books
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 16, 2021

In a major UK/US co-publication deal, world rights were acquired by Ann-Janine Murtagh, Executive Publisher, HCCB UK, and Suzanne Murphy, President and Publisher, HCCB US, from Crystal Mahey-Morgan at OWN IT! Entertainment Ltd. ...
The New Media Film Festival to Add NFT to Programming Lineup Photo The New Media Film Festival to Add NFT to Programming Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 19, 2021

The New Media Film Festival is the first event of its kind in the world to accept non-fungible tokens in competition. During its 12th annual event on June 2-3, 2021, the winner will be announced and then purchased live during the awards ceremony....
ViacomCBS and MTV Entertainment Group Sign Raedio to Multi-Year Partnership Deal to P Photo ViacomCBS and MTV Entertainment Group Sign Raedio to Multi-Year Partnership Deal to Provide Library Access and Original Music
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 19, 2021

The deal will kick off with the MTV Entertainment Group, under President Chris McCarthy, including MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and CMT, with plans to expand across additional brands under ViacomCBS, including Showtime, BET, Nick and more....
HBO Latino Acquires Bilingual LGBTQ Drama LUPE Photo HBO Latino Acquires Bilingual LGBTQ Drama LUPE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 08, 2021

HBO Latino has acquired film festival darling the moving LGBTQ immigrant story “Lupe,” co-directed by André Phillips (“Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary,” “This Killing Business”) & Charles Vuolo (“Rot,” “Alice Fades Away”), to premiere on Friday, February 26 (8:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO Latin...
Feature-Length Documentary on Tina Turner Comes to HBO Photo Feature-Length Documentary on Tina Turner Comes to HBO
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 10, 2021

The documentary debuts SATURDAY, MARCH 27 (8:00 PM- 10:00 PM ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max....