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WHEN ROME RULED

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For centuries, Rome governed hundreds of thousands of people in an empire that covered as much as 2 million square miles. In an age when most travel was done on foot, how was this possible? Digging deep into the lives of two emperors who presided over one of the most successful periods in Roman history, NGC explores how the empire owed its longevity to its ambition, innovation and genius for administration. See how Rome endured for centuries as one of the greatest bureaucracies on earth.

Fantasy Drama Series BRITANNIA to Debut on EPIX Photo Fantasy Drama Series BRITANNIA to Debut on EPIX
by TV News Desk - June 29, 2020

Premium network EPIX® today announced that Season One of the critically-acclaimed fantasy drama Britannia will debut on August 2....
The Center For The Arts At George Mason University Announces The 2019/2020 Season Of Photo The Center For The Arts At George Mason University Announces The 2019/2020 Season Of 'Great Performances At Mason'
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2019

The Center for the Arts at George Mason University announced today the 2019/2020 season of Great Performances at Mason, its annual series featuring leading national and international artists in the disciplines of classical music, opera, jazz, ballet, modern dance, theater, and global music and dance...
Third Rail Rep Screens THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND and ANTONY AND CLEOPATR Photo Third Rail Rep Screens THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND and ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2019

On March 9th, Third Rail Repertory Theatre will screen The Tragedy of King Richard the Second and Antony & Cleopatra at the World Trade Center in downtown Portland. The performances were live-captured at London's National Theatre and will be screened in high-definition as part of Third Rail's Nation...
Hammer Theatre in San Jose Announces Spring 2019 Season Photo Hammer Theatre in San Jose Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2019

The Hammer Theatre Center continues to bring thrilling cultural performances, world-class theatre, and fun-filled family acts to downtown San Jose as it announces an impressive line-up of events for spring 2019....
Historic Medici And Lorraine Gem Collection On View For The First Time in Florence Photo Historic Medici And Lorraine Gem Collection On View For The First Time in Florence
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2019

The newly refurbished section displaying the extraordinary collection of antique gems collected by the Medici and Lorraine families opened at the National Archeological Museum in Florence this month, enabling the display of a selection of objects for the first time....
BWW REVIEW: INDECENT at Arena Stage Photo BWW REVIEW: INDECENT at Arena Stage
by Elliot Lanes - November 30, 2018

There are some plays in the history of Broadway that you just scratch your head as to why they didn't have a longer run. Paula Vogel's Indecent is definitely one of those plays. It opened to rave reviews on Broadway, won the Tony Award for best direction and only ran 128 performances. The award win ...
BWW REVIEW: Clean Contemporary Staging Of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Brings The Wars And Ro Photo BWW REVIEW: Clean Contemporary Staging Of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Brings The Wars And Romance Of The Ancient Worlds To Sydney To Open Bell Shakespeare's 2018 Season.
by Jade Kops - March 09, 2018

Bell Shakespeare's staging of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA presents one of history's most famous couples and the transition from the power of Ancient Egypt to the rise of the Roman Empire....
Sony Classical Releases Debut Album of Stunning Mezzo-Soprano Anita Rachvelishvili on Photo Sony Classical Releases Debut Album of Stunning Mezzo-Soprano Anita Rachvelishvili on 3/2
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2018

Sony Classical Releases Debut Album of Stunning Mezzo-Soprano Anita Rachvelishvili on 3/2...
Sundance Institute Announces Documentary Fund Grants Across Nonfiction Formats Photo Sundance Institute Announces Documentary Fund Grants Across Nonfiction Formats
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2017

A diverse range of projects and artists on the frontlines of nonfiction storytelling received nearly $2 million in grants from Sundance Institute, furthering their work across a broad array of subjects and forms....
BWW Exclusive: My Riotous Night at JULIUS CAESAR
by Leah Lane - June 21, 2017

I find controversy delicious. As an avid theatre goer, there are very few times when I enter a theater with no preconceptions about what I'm about to see. Whether it's just the gossip I've heard around or the ads that I skip after 5 seconds on YouTube, I usually have some prior knowledge about the s...
American Composers Orchestra at Symphony Space presents Carlos Simon's PORTRAIT OF A QUEEN & More
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8pm with ACO Parables at Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. The concert inaugurates a new partnership...
American Composers Orchestra Continues 40th Anniversary Season with ACO Parables at Symphony Space, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

American Composers Orchestra (ACO), under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, continues its 40th Anniversary Season on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8pmwith ACO Parables at Symphony Space's Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. The concert inaugurates a new partnership ...
2017 Downtown Urban Arts Festival to Kick Off with LISA LISA at Joe's Pub; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2017

Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF), presented by Creative Ammo Inc., is a renowned multi-disciplinary arts event with cultural offerings in theater, film, music and poetry held annually during the spring at venues in downtown Manhattan, NYC....
TITUS ANDRONICUS, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, OTHELLO and More Coming Up This Month at Prague Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

Prague Shakespeare Company has announced its November 2016 news and events. Scroll down for details!...
San Diego Italian Film Festival Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2016

The San Diego Italian Film Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary this year by doing what it does best-showcasing the best of new Italian film and culture and throwing a great party. ...
American Composers Orchestra Announces 40th Season - Tickets Now Available
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for American Composers Orchestra's (ACO) 40th Anniversary Season, under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan. This season includes eight world premieres by a diverse set of composers performed by ACO at Carnegie Hall and Symphony ...
Smithsonian Channel to Go BEHIND THE LOST EMPIRES, Beginning 8/8
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2016

Smithsonian Channel has gained access to some remarkable discoveries, and will reveal new insights in a major new programming block: BEHIND THE LOST EMPIRES....
Smithsonian Channel to Go BEHIND THE LOST EMPIRES, Beginning 8/8
by TV News Desk - July 14, 2016

Smithsonian Channel has gained access to some remarkable discoveries, and will reveal new insights in a major new programming block: BEHIND THE LOST EMPIRES....
Beauty in the Breakdown Celebrates SCOTUS Ruling With Release of 'Deep Love'
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2015

Electro Pop breakouts and longtime marriage equality advocates Beauty in the Breakdown celebrate today's landmark Supreme Court decision with the release of their latest single, 'Deep Love' from their best-selling debut EP, 'Neon.'...
Milo Ventimiglia Books Recurring Role on Fox's GOTHAM
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2015

According to Deadline, HEROES and GILMORE GIRLS alum Milo Ventimiglia has signed on for a villainous recurring role on Fox's freshman drama GOTHAM....
Seattle Opera Presents Puccini's TOSCA Today
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

Seattle—This January, Seattle Opera heats up the winter with one of the most fiery melodramas of all time: Tosca. In this tale, an opera diva must save the man she loves from the clutches of the lecherous police chief whose lust for the leading lady is as strong as his hunger for power. The ultimate...
Seattle Opera to Present Puccini's TOSCA, 1/10/15
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2014

Seattle—This January, Seattle Opera heats up the winter with one of the most fiery melodramas of all time: Tosca. In this tale, an opera diva must save the man she loves from the clutches of the lecherous police chief whose lust for the leading lady is as strong as his hunger for power. The ultimate...
Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE Makes World Premiere at Dixon Place Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

Tonight, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ROSE, a solo performance art/experimental play with music about Rose Waits, a woman from Buffalo who c...
Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2014

On Friday, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ROSE, a solo performance art/experimental play with music about Rose Waits, a woman from Buffalo who...
New 3-Part Series THE OTTOMANS Premieres on BBC World News Tonight
by TV News Desk - August 09, 2014

The new 3-part series THE OTTOMANS will premiere tonight (Aug 9) on BBC World News....