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More women than ever are working as guards in the toughest prisons in the U.S. "Prison Women" brings cameras inside some of those facilities and, combined with interviews with female correctional officers, viewers witness firsthand the danger and mind games involved in this job.

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BWW Blog: My Summer at The Stella Adler Self-Generated Theater Intensive Photo BWW Blog: My Summer at The Stella Adler Self-Generated Theater Intensive
by Student Blogger: Brigid Pfeifer - August 03, 2020

At The Stella Adler Self-Generated Theater Intensive, I would be able to take charge in a number of projects as well as collaborate with others on original pieces. This was enough to sign me up and plan to live in New York City for a month....
Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, August 14, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, August 14, 2020
by TV Scoop - August 03, 2020

Get all the scoop on BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, August 14, 2020!...
Sundance Institute Announces 2020 Creative Producing Labs Fellows Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2020 Creative Producing Labs Fellows
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2020

Sundance Institute today announced Fellows and Advisors for the five-day 2020 Creative Producing Labs, redesigned digitally to take place for the first time ever on Sundance Co//ab. ...
Clean Break Announces Alison Frater As New Chair Photo Clean Break Announces Alison Frater As New Chair
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

Alison Frater is announced as Chair of the Board of Clean Break, the acclaimed women's theatre company changing lives and minds on stage, in prison and in the community. Alison takes up the position from 23 July, succeeding Kim Evans OBE who steps down from the role following eight years of service....
Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces 2020 Season Featuring 15 Online Plays Photo Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces 2020 Season Featuring 15 Online Plays
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2020

Ojai Playwrights Conference has announced a series of online, intimate artistic residencies and programs designed for 2020 circumstances, continuing for the 23rd season the work of developing new plays and providing support for diverse writers both emerging and established....
Inaugural 'rePRO Film Festival' Announces Film & Conversation Lineup For 2020 Virtual Photo Inaugural 'rePRO Film Festival' Announces Film & Conversation Lineup For 2020 Virtual Festival
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2020

rePRO by mama.film, a new five day virtual film festival dedicated to exploring women's reproductive healthcare, awareness, advocacy and bodily integrity in America, has announced its lineup for the inaugural festival which will take place online from August 12-16, 2020....
Sundance Institute and Adobe Announce 2020 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows Photo Sundance Institute and Adobe Announce 2020 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows
by TV News Desk - July 15, 2020

 Sundance Institute and Adobe announced the class of 2020 Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellows today, chosen from a global pool of more than 1,600 applicants. Hailing from a broad geography, from Nashville to Hong Kong, and rooted in a diverse array of creative disciplines from documentary filmmaking to ...
Wake Up With BWW 7/8: Petition Launched to Rename the Longacre Theatre After Nick Cor Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/8: Petition Launched to Rename the Longacre Theatre After Nick Cordero, and More
by Stephi Wild - July 08, 2020

Today's top stories: a petition has launched to rename to Longacre Theatre after Nick Cordero, and more!...
Goodman Theatre Hosts Virtual Premiere of STATEVILLE VOICES Photo Goodman Theatre Hosts Virtual Premiere of STATEVILLE VOICES
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2020

Goodman Theatre has announced Stateville Voices, the virtual premiere of three new short plays-Parameters of Closeness by André Patterson; Ain't Nothing Like Quality Time by Taurean Decatur; and Comic Books and Candy by Antonio McDowell-all directed by former Goodman Michael Maggio Fellow Sydney Cha...
BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TI Photo BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
by Peter Nason - June 24, 2020

Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!...
Geraldine Pilgrim + Mountview Present HANDBAG AT HOME Photo Geraldine Pilgrim + Mountview Present HANDBAG AT HOME
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2020

Geraldine Pilgrim Performance Company and Mountview London present Handbag at Home, a celebratory online participatory performance with music, dance...and handbags....
BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Fr Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - June 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!...
2020 'Damn These Heels' Queer Film Lineup Presented By Utah Film Center Photo 2020 'Damn These Heels' Queer Film Lineup Presented By Utah Film Center
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2020

Utah Film Center announced today the 19 feature films selected for the 17th annual Damn These Heels Queer Film Festival, set to run virtually July 10-19, 2020 at DamnTheseHeels.org....
 BELLY OF THE BEAST Director, Erika Cohn, Talks Eugenics & The Sterilization of Women Photo BELLY OF THE BEAST Director, Erika Cohn, Talks Eugenics & The Sterilization of Women Prisoners on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by TV News Desk - June 16, 2020

Emmy Award-winning director/producer, Erika Cohn, joins Tom Needham for a shocking conversation about BELLY OF THE BEAST, a film about the mass sterilization of women of color in California's prison system on this Thursday's SOUNDS OF FILM....
Erika Cohn Talks Eugenics & The Sterilization Of Women Prisoners On Tom Needham's SOU Photo Erika Cohn Talks Eugenics & The Sterilization Of Women Prisoners On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2020

Emmy Award-winning director/producer, Erika Cohn, joins Tom Needham for a shocking conversation about BELLY OF THE BEAST, a film about the mass sterilization of women of color in California's prison system on Thursday's SOUNDS OF FILM....
Scoop: Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 6/15-6/19 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 6/15-6/19
by TV Scoop - June 12, 2020

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 6/15-6/19!...
First Recording Of Dame Ethel Smyth's THE PRISON To Be Released On Chandos Records Photo First Recording Of Dame Ethel Smyth's THE PRISON To Be Released On Chandos Records
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2020

Chandos Records will release the world premiere recording of composer Dame Ethel Smyth's 1930 masterwork, The Prison, on August 7, 2020....
Flyaway Productions Premieres Chapter Two Of DECARCERATION TRILOGY In October Photo Flyaway Productions Premieres Chapter Two Of DECARCERATION TRILOGY In October
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2020

Flyaway Productions has announced the world premiere of MEET US QUICKLY WITH YOUR MERCY, the second in a trilogy of outdoor aerial public art performances addressing the devastating effects of mass incarceration. Meet Us Quickly is presented in partnership with the Museum of the African Diaspora (Mo...
LGBTQ+ on TV: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Photo LGBTQ+ on TV: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 08, 2020

Happy Pride Month! During the month of June, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you a look back on LGBTQ+ representation in television. We will delve into some of the shows and episodes that broke barriers for the LGBTQ+ community on television! The next show in the series is Orange is the New Black, wh...
TAMRON HALL Announces Special Episode 'Hear Us Now' Photo TAMRON HALL Announces Special Episode 'Hear Us Now'
by TV News Desk - June 08, 2020

“Hear Us Now,” a special Tamron Hall show, will showcase the voices of young Americans who are marching, protesting, and demanding change in the aftermath of George Floyd's murder. ...
FX Announces Programming Slate Through 2021, Including Return of IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY, A Photo FX Announces Programming Slate Through 2021, Including Return of IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY, AHS Spinoff, & More!
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2020

FX has officially given the green light to American Horror Stories, a spin-off of Ryan Murphy's award-winning hit anthology series American Horror Story, adding to the FX original programming slate through 2021, it was announced today by Eric Schrier, President, FX Entertainment....
Sundance Institute Announces Latest Documentary Fund Grantees Photo Sundance Institute Announces Latest Documentary Fund Grantees
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2020

Sundance Institute today named the global cohort of 22 independent nonfiction filmmakers and their projects that comprise the latest Grantees of the Institute's Documentary Fund....
Post-Apocalyptic Double Feature DVDs From Frolic Pictures Out Now Photo Post-Apocalyptic Double Feature DVDs From Frolic Pictures Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

It's too early to reopen, so stay put have the latest batch of ultra rare cinematic oddities delivered to your door! May's releases celebrate Charlie Sheen, Donald Pleasence, Elizabeth Taylor, William Shatner, Thora Birch, Shelley Winters, Neil Patrick Harris and Lynn Lowry!...
Latino Theater Company Goes Online With LATINO THEATER CO. LIVE Conversation Series Photo Latino Theater Company Goes Online With LATINO THEATER CO. LIVE Conversation Series
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2020

The Latino Theater Company is going online with Latino Theater Co. LIVE, a series of online conversations hosted by Xavi Moreno....
WP Theater Announces Two New Artistic Hires: Rebecca Martinez and Cori Thomas Photo WP Theater Announces Two New Artistic Hires: Rebecca Martinez and Cori Thomas
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2020

WP Theater announced today that Rebecca Martinez and Cori Thomas will be joining the staff as BOLD Associate Artistic Director and Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence, respectively....