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La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2023/24 Season Featuring Five World Premieres Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2023/24 Season Featuring Five World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

 La Jolla Playhouse has announced the first five productions of its 2023/2024 season, including the world-premiere musical The Untitled Unauthorized Hunter S. Thompson Musical, music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, book by Joe Iconis and Gregory S. Moss, directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley.

Elton John Performs Final North American Tour Date at Dodger Stadium Photo Elton John Performs Final North American Tour Date at Dodger Stadium
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

The three-hour concert event, from Disney Branded Television and produced by Fulwell 73 Productions and Rocket Entertainment, gave Disney+ audiences a front-row seat to his electrifying and legendary performance, which included performances by Dua Lipa, Kiki Dee and Brandi Carlile. Watch videos from the concert now!

Photos: Billie Jean King Attends LOVE ALL at New York Stage and Film Photo Photos: Billie Jean King Attends LOVE ALL at New York Stage and Film
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

New York Stage and Film finished up a successful summer season on August 7 with LOVE ALL, a new play by Anna Deavere Smith. Tennis legend Billie Jean King attended the play and met the cast, including Baize Buzan who played her. Check out the photos here!

Disney+ Renews TURNING THE TABLES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS Season Two Photo Disney+ Renews TURNING THE TABLES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS Season Two
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022

Season one guests included Debbie Allen, Sofia Carson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jenna Dewan, Sheila E., Melissa Etheridge, Mickey Guyton, Betsey Johnson, Billie Jean King, Tig Notaro, Raven-Symoné and Josie Totah in never-before-heard discussions on life, growth, and their experiences. In season 2, Robin Roberts chats with a new group of Hollywood women.

Calabasas Films + Media Sets Feature Documentary On Groundbreaking Tennis And Enterta Photo Calabasas Films + Media Sets Feature Documentary On Groundbreaking Tennis And Entertainment Star Vijay Amritraj
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022

The first official documentary film on tennis legend, Vijay Amritraj, considered the greatest Indian and Asian player of all time.

Vitali Klitschko To Be Honored With The Arthur Ashe Courage Award During The 2022 ESP Photo Vitali Klitschko To Be Honored With The Arthur Ashe Courage Award During The 2022 ESPYS
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022

Former heavyweight boxing champion and mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, will be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the 2022 ESPYS, airing live on ABC. The award is given to a deserving member of the sporting world who makes a difference far beyond the field of play, impacting the world in indelible ways.

Showtime Announces McENROE Sports Documentary Film Photo Showtime Announces McENROE Sports Documentary Film
by Michael Major - Jun 8, 2022

SHOWTIME Sports Documentary Films has announced McENROE, a captivating and powerful film that dives deep into the life of John McEnroe, one of tennis’ all-time greats who rose to world No. 1 for four consecutive years, all the while battling intense bouts of perfectionism and self-doubt.

BWW Review: UNBREAKABLE performed by Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC at Lincoln Th Photo BWW Review: UNBREAKABLE performed by Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC at Lincoln Theatre
by David Friscic - Jun 7, 2022

‚ÄúYou Can‚Äôt Stop the Music‚ÄĚ as the Village People say and this might have been the mission of the Gay Men‚Äôs Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) as they sang their hearts out in esteemed composer Andrew Lippa‚Äôs original work entitled Unbreakable.¬† This East coast premiere by Mr. Lippa (composer of the musicals The Wild Party, Big Fish, and the oratorio I am Harvey Milk) was originally planned for 2020 but thanks to the ‚Äúunbreakable‚ÄĚ GMCW spirit, this fascinating work by Mr. Lippa was finally presented at the Lincoln Theatre.

New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York St Photo New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film, will return July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season. 

New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Anna Deavere Smith, and More
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film returns July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season.  For 38 years, NYSAF has operated as a vital incubator for artists and their work, a catalyst for stories that continue across the country and around the world.  All tickets are $25 and go on sale June 1.

Billie Jean King Videos

BWW Exclusive: Watch Liz Callaway Sing from Carmel Dean's WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Watch Liz Callaway Sing from Carmel Dean's WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN

by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2020

Broadway ladies united earlier this month for the world premiere of Award-winning composer Carmel Dean's Well-Behaved Women. The cast included: LaChanze, Liz Callaway, Natascia Diaz, Melissa Rose Hirsh, Bonnie Milligan, Katie Thompson, Kuhoo Verma, Sasha Allen, AndreŐĀa Burns, Hannah Elless and Barbara Walsh. Watch an exclusive song from the show, performed by Liz Callaway as¬†Neil Armstrong's wife, Janet Armstrong.¬†

VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks New Book, BATTLE OF THE SEXES & More Videoplay
VIDEO: Alan Cumming Talks New Book, BATTLE OF THE SEXES & More

by Caryn Robbins - Sep 14, 2017

Broadway veteran and star of THE GOOD WIFE, Alan Cumming stars in the new film BATTLE OF THE SEXES, about the iconic tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

VIDEO: First Look - Emma Stone, Steve Carell Star in THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES
by Caryn Robbins - May 16, 2017

Below, check out a first look at the upcoming drama THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES from FOX Searchlight. The film, starring Emma Stone as Billie Jean King, and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs, hits theaters on September 22, 2017.

VIDEO: Bill Pullman Talks New Film 'Battle of the Sexes' on THE TALK
by - Jun 21, 2016

On yesterday's THE TALK, actor Bill Pullman shared the surprise casting in his new movie, ‚ÄúBattle Of The Sexes,‚ÄĚ about tennis stars Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

VIDEO: THE DAILY SHOW Investigates U.S. Soccer's Gender Wage Gap
by - May 5, 2016

Correspondent Hasan Minhaj investigates and also interviews tennis legend Billie Jean King, who has been a vocal supporter for #EqualPlayEqualPay.

VIDEO: Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Talks US Open, Serena Williams on GMA
by - Sep 11, 2015

Tennis legend Billie Jean King stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to share her thoughts on the tournament and Serena Williams' attempt to win a Grand Slam

VIDEO: Stephen Talks A-Rod Drug Suspension on COLBERT
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 15, 2014

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, A-Rod is suspended for drug use, Pat Buchanan supports Russia's anti-gay laws, Billie Jean King is a U.S. Olympic delegate, and Deborah Solomon talks 'American Mirror.'

VIDEO: Billie Jean King Talks Russia's Anti-Gay Laws on TODAY
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 9, 2014

Tennis legend Billie Jean King appeared on this morning's TODAY on NBC and said she doesn't need to make a statement against Russia's anti-gay laws when she heads to the Sochi Olympic Games next month.

VIDEO: Stephen Turns to Ronald Reagan on Syrian Crisis on COLBERT
by - Sep 10, 2013

On last night's THE COLBERT REPORT on Comedy Central, Americans oppose military action in Syria, Fox News dreams up "Super Reagan," Iowa grants gun permits to blind people, and Billie Jean King recalls the "Battle of the Sexes." Check out highlights from the September 9 broadcast below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Billie Jean King Profiled on Thirteen's AMERICAN MASTERS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

This new documentary traces the incredible life of the single most important female athlete of the 20th century as her 70th birthday nears.