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Narrated by two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker, The Town), this three-night event series features gripping dramatic scenes, stunning CGI visuals and interviews with contemporary leaders, including John McCain, Colin Powell, John Major and David Miliband, along with noted historians from around the world. The World Wars is a mini-series event that takes viewers on an epic and groundbreaking ride through the bloodiest century in history.

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BWW Review: SOLDIER SONGS, THE MOVIE Photo BWW Review: SOLDIER SONGS, THE MOVIE
by Maria Nockin - February 01, 2021

Soldier Songs is a filmed opera that tells about the life and memories of a returning soldier. Composer and librettist David T. Little says this concept took shape when Johnathan McCullough approached Little with an idea for a production of the opera involving an Airstream. When the pandemic happene...
BWW Interview: Designer Neil Patel - So Deftly Versatile from Dickinson to KITCHEN & Photo BWW Interview: Designer Neil Patel - So Deftly Versatile from Dickinson to KITCHEN & More
by Gil Kaan - February 02, 2021

Neil Patel, the ever-busy production designer of AppleTV+'s hit period comedy Dickinson, always finds time to design a little (or large) theatre set. Ever in demand, Neil has shared this creative talents in venues all over the world, including those in Mumbai, Tokyo, London and Venice. Neil took a ...
Arscht Center Presents ART HEIST EXPERIENCE: Socially Distanced Immersive Theater Photo Arscht Center Presents ART HEIST EXPERIENCE: Socially Distanced Immersive Theater
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2021

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Right Angle Entertainment have announced Art Heist Experience, an interactive, socially-distanced theater experience which takes audiences in small groups on a quest in and around the A...
Queen Jean Productions Presents JOHN AND JEN Photo Queen Jean Productions Presents JOHN AND JEN
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2021

Brisbane's newest theatre company, Queen Jean Productions, is producing their inaugural show from 11th - 13th of March - John and Jen....
Round House Theatre Announces Spring 2021 Shows - BOY AND HIS SOUL, BURNPILE and WE'R Photo Round House Theatre Announces Spring 2021 Shows - BOY AND HIS SOUL, BURNPILE and WE'RE GONNA DIE
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2021

The Spring 2021 Season offers three moving, one-person performances: Colman Domingo’s A Boy and His Soul, directed by Craig Wallace; Lucy Alibar’s Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up, directed by Round House Artistic Director Ryan Rilette; and Young Jean Lee’s We’re Gonna Die, directed by Paige...
Emily Yoon Joins ICM Partners Photo Emily Yoon Joins ICM Partners
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2021

ICM Partners has hired Emily Threlfall Yoon as an Agent in the Concerts Department.  Yoon is an accomplished music industry executive specializing in the ideation, development, sales, marketing, and production of concert events worldwide.  She has a reputation for successfully developing commercial ...
BWW Feature: Learn More About Some of Our Favorite Cabaret Couples Photo BWW Feature: Learn More About Some of Our Favorite Cabaret Couples
by Stephen Mosher - February 13, 2021

The history of show business is loaded with couples who work as well offstage as they do on. These twosomes have brought their offstage magic to the stages of the cabaret and concert world....
Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 13-14- with Laura Osnes, Josh Groban and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 13-14- with Laura Osnes, Josh Groban and More!
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 13-14, 2020....
Sarasota Opera Opens 62nd Season, Undeterred by Covid-19 Photo Sarasota Opera Opens 62nd Season, Undeterred by Covid-19
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2021

On Friday, February 12th, Sarasota Opera opened its 2021 Winter Opera Festival with a fully staged production of Gioachino Rossini's The Happy Deception (L'inganno Felice) to a live audience filling 25% of the seating capacity of the Sarasota Opera House. ...
Sarasota Opera Opens 62nd Season, Undeterred by Covid-19 Photo Sarasota Opera Opens 62nd Season, Undeterred by Covid-19
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2021

On Friday, February 12th, Sarasota Opera opened its 2021 Winter Opera Festival with a fully staged production of Gioachino Rossini's The Happy Deception (L'inganno Felice) to a live audience filling 25% of the seating capacity of the Sarasota Opera House. ...
Catherine Russell Performs Steven Carl McCasland's CIGARETTE TREES Photo Catherine Russell Performs Steven Carl McCasland's CIGARETTE TREES
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2021

After her critically acclaimed turn as Alice B. Toklas in Steven Carl McCasland’s celebrated LITTLE WARS, Catherine Russell is turning to a new work by the playwright. In this world premiere audio drama, Cigarette Trees, Russell stars as Lynette, an Appalachian mother hiding a dark secret....
Star Harpist Boldachev Joins PSO's Puccini & Respighi Virtual Concert Photo Star Harpist Boldachev Joins PSO's Puccini & Respighi Virtual Concert
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2021

On Sunday, March 7 at 4pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents the virtual concert Puccini & Respighi  featuring Ottorino Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite III and Giacomo Puccini's I Crisantemi, performed by the orchestra under the baton of Edward T. Cone Music Director Rossen M...
Star Harpist Boldachev Joins PSO's Puccini & Respighi Virtual Concert Photo Star Harpist Boldachev Joins PSO's Puccini & Respighi Virtual Concert
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2021

On Sunday, March 7 at 4pm, The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents the virtual concert Puccini & Respighi  featuring Ottorino Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite III and Giacomo Puccini's I Crisantemi, performed by the orchestra under the baton of Edward T. Cone Music Director Rossen M...
VIDEO: Watch a New Clip From Episode Seven of WANDAVISION Photo VIDEO: Watch a New Clip From Episode Seven of WANDAVISION
by Stage Tube - February 18, 2021

An all-new clip from Episode 7 of Marvel Studios’ “WandaVision” is now available featuring Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen), who’s not quite ready to accept that everything around her is unraveling. Episode 7 streams tomorrow exclusively on Disney+....
The Lounge Society Share New Track 'Cain's Heresy' and Announce Debut EP SILK FOR THE Photo The Lounge Society Share New Track 'Cain's Heresy' and Announce Debut EP SILK FOR THE STARVING
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2021

Today The Lounge Society have shared new single 'Cain's Heresy' and, furthermore, have announced the release of their debut EP, Silk For The Starving, that will see release on June 18th, 2021 via Speedy Wunderground....
Creede Repertory Theatre Announces Live, Virtual Workshop Presentation of Beth Kander Photo Creede Repertory Theatre Announces Live, Virtual Workshop Presentation of Beth Kander's TO THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2021

Creede Repertory Theatre is offering a virtual presentation of Beth Kander's gripping new work, To the Moon. To the Moon lifts up the riveting stories of these survivors, complete with humor, revelation, and tragedy. Because 'statistics are not the most powerful way to change someone's mind. Stories...
SECRETS OF SULPHUR SPRINGS Debuts on Disney Plus Feb. 26 Photo SECRETS OF SULPHUR SPRINGS Debuts on Disney Plus Feb. 26
by TV News Desk - February 19, 2021

Since its Disney Channel premiere, 'Secrets of Sulphur Springs' has reached 3.5 million total viewers (P2+), has ranked as the #1 series across all basic cable with Girls 6-11 and is the #1 series on DisneyNOW. Its season finale debuts Friday, March 12, on Disney Channel....
Center Theatre Group Presents Larry Powell's THE GAZE ... Photo Center Theatre Group Presents Larry Powell's THE GAZE ...
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2021

Center Theatre Group is presenting Larry Powell’s “The Gaze … No Homo,” a satiric dramedy about the decolonization of the Black imagination which will be presented on Center Theatre Group’s Digital Stage February 25 at 5 pm Pacific through March 25, 2021....
Princeton University Students Participate In The Creation Of A Virtual Opera: Frances Photo Princeton University Students Participate In The Creation Of A Virtual Opera: Francesco Cavalli's LA CALISTO
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2021

The students who signed up to participate in the Department of Music's Fall 2020 course MPP/MTD 219: Opera Performance expected to perform a staged version of La Calisto, Francesco Cavalli's 17th-century opera, in Richardson Auditorium at the end of the term. The arrival of the pandemic quickly nece...
Shane Richie to sStar in Digital Revival of SCARAMOUCHE JONES OR THE SEVEN WHITE MASK Photo Shane Richie to sStar in Digital Revival of SCARAMOUCHE JONES OR THE SEVEN WHITE MASKS
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2021

Much-loved and multi-talented stage and screen actor Shane Richie (EastEnders; The Entertainer; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here) will take on the role of the titular tragic clown in the digital revival of Justin Butcher’s absorbing solo show, Scaramouche Jones. ...
Hammerstein Museum Announces Honorary Advisory Board Photo Hammerstein Museum Announces Honorary Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2021

The nonprofit Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center (OHMTEC) today announced that several internationally prominent figures from the stage, film and vocal music world are joining as Honorary Advisory Board members in support of the museum. ...
Dominic Monaghan To Star In Swamp Motel's THE KINDLING HOUR Photo Dominic Monaghan To Star In Swamp Motel's THE KINDLING HOUR
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2021

Casting has today been announced for The Kindling Hour, the third and final part in a trilogy of online productions from multi-award winning theatre and experience makers, Swamp Motel....
Disney Plus Sets Spring Series & Season Premiere Dates Photo Disney Plus Sets Spring Series & Season Premiere Dates
by TV News Desk - February 24, 2021

Disney+ launched in late 2019 and quickly propelled to a leading global entertainment streaming service, touting over 94.9 million subscribers around the world as of January 2, 2021....
North Charleston POPS! Presents JOHN WILLIAMS & BEYOND Photo North Charleston POPS! Presents JOHN WILLIAMS & BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2021

The North Charleston POPS! returns to the stage for their first live and in person concerts since pre-COVID-19 with “John Williams & Beyond” on Saturday, March 13 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. ...
North Charleston POPS! Presents JOHN WILLIAMS & BEYOND Photo North Charleston POPS! Presents JOHN WILLIAMS & BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2021

The North Charleston POPS! returns to the stage for their first live and in person concerts since pre-COVID-19 with “John Williams & Beyond” on Saturday, March 13 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. ...