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Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74

Stage Director George Ferencz (1947-2021), passed away on September 14 following a long illness according to his wife of 35 years, Sally Lesser. For over a half century, Ferencz was a beloved fixture of New York’s Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre scenes.

Cape Cod Theatre Project Will Stream Summer Season Of New Plays

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 2020 Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project will feature staged readings of new work by Zora Howard, Michele Lowe, Edith Freni and Kevin Artigue.

Brooklyn Public Library Announces Spring 2019 Season

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) today unveiled its 2019 spring season of cultural programming. The season continues to redefine libraries as centers for ideas and exploration by connecting leading authors, scholars, and artists to Brooklyn and the greater New York Community. Combined with essential library services like English classes, tech workshops, and citizenship groups, BPL is dedicated to providing high-quality educational, economic, and artistic enrichment to the 2.6 million individuals who make Brooklyn home.

HBO to Premiere BRESLIN AND HAMILL: DEADLINE ARTISTS

Brilliant writers, tribunes of the working class and icons of the lost world of newspapering, Jimmy Breslin and his friend Pete Hamill personified New York City. For five decades, these colorful columnists spoke for ordinary people and brought passion, wit and literary merit to their reporting on their city and nation. Their writings probed issues of race, class and the practice of journalism that resonate powerfully today.

HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for Second Half of 2018

HBO has confirmed a fresh array of thought-provoking documentaries for the second half of 2018, including: Susan Lacy's JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS, the intimate story of an icon; Nathaniel Kahn's THE PRICE OF EVERYTHING, an insider's look at today's money-driven art world; Kate Davis and David Heilbroner's SAY HER NAME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SANDRA BLAND about the tragic death of a young woman who was stopped for a routine traffic violation; and Rudy Valdez's Sundance award winner THE SENTENCE, a portrait of a family in crisis.

'Son of Sam' Killer David Berkowitz Speaks Out in CBS News Special Airing Today

Berkowitz speaks out about what led him to kill, his life before he turned into a murderer, and life in prison today in SON OF SAM ?THE KILLER SPEAKS, a CBS News special to be broadcast Today, August 11 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

'Son of Sam' Killer David Berkowitz Speaks Out in CBS News Special Airing 8/11

Berkowitz speaks out about what led him to kill, his life before he turned into a murderer, and life in prison today in SON OF SAM ?THE KILLER SPEAKS, a CBS News special to be broadcast Friday, August 11 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

'Son of Sam' Killer David Berkowitz Speaks to CBS News in New Special

David Berkowitz terrorized New York City by killing six people and wounding seven others in seemingly random shootings from 1976 to 1977. Now, four decades after he was arrested, Berkowitz speaks out about what led him to kill, his life before he turned into a murderer, and life in prison today in SON OF SAM: THE KILLER SPEAKS, a CBS News special to be broadcast Friday, August 11 (10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Pays Tribute to Barry Dougherty

Longtime communications director of the Friars Club was given a heartfelt Bon Voyage in the Milton Berle Room yesterday and many show business notables were present and in video to honor the man who has written most of the published words and history of The Friars for the last 25 years.  Barry Dougherty's words...

K. Todd Freeman, Glenn Davis, Samantha Soule and More Round Out Casting for Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season

Artistic Director Hal Brooks announced that casting is now complete for the 2015 season of Cape Cod Theatre Project, featuring new works by Lucas Hnath, Laura Jacqmin, Kevin Armento and Ryan King each weekend in July. Two-time Tony Award nominee K. Todd Freeman will be joined by Broadway veterans Glenn Davis, Samantha Soule, and Obie winner Marc Damon Johnson to complete the casting of staged readings in Falmouth, MA. 

Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season Features New Works by Hnath, Jacqmin, Armento & King

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 21st Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project will feature staged readings of new work by Lucas Hnath, Laura Jacqmin, Kevin Armento, and actor-turned-playwright Ryan King. The 2015 Season, the fourth under Mr. Brooks' leadership, runs weekends from today, July 2 through July 25, 2015 in Falmouth, MA.

The Edge Theater Stages Regional Premiere of Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY, Now thru 7/5

The Edge Theater presents 'Lucky Guy' tonight, June 12 through July 5 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood.

Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2015 Season to Feature New Works by Hnath, Jacqmin, Armento & King

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 21st Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project will feature staged readings of new work by Lucas Hnath, Laura Jacqmin, Kevin Armento, and actor-turned-playwright Ryan King. The 2015 Season, the fourth under Mr. Brooks' leadership, runs weekends from July 2 through July 25, 2015 in Falmouth, MA.

The Edge Theater to Stage Regional Premiere of Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY, 6/12-7/5

The Edge Theater presents 'Lucky Guy' June 12 through July 5 at 1560 Teller Street in Lakewood. Performances are Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 6 p.m. Tickets are $26 and available online at www.theedgetheater.com or by calling 303-232-0363.

Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Previews Tonight

Directed by Austin Pendleton, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY begins previews tonight, January 16, 2015 and will officially open on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street).

Ron Cephas Jones & Michael Rispoli Round Out Cast of Second Stage's BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY

Casting is complete for Second Stage Theatre presentation of the Atlantic Theater Company's production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' acclaimed play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY. Ron Cephas Jones (Of Mice of Men and 2ST's Wildflower) and Michael Rispoli (Between Riverside and Crazy at ATC) join previously announced cast members Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences, 2ST's Jitney), Victor Almanzar (Repertorio Espanol, LAByrinth Theater), Elizabeth Canavan (The Little Flower of East Orange), Rosal Colon (The Motherf*cker with the Hat) and Liza Colon-Zayas (2ST Water by the Spoonful and Living Out).

Hamish Linklater, Johanna Day, Michael Zegen and More Set for Cape Cod Theatre Project's 20th Season

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 20th Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project, featuring staged readings of new work by Cory Hinkle, Hamish Linklater, Seth Moore and the Lobbyists, and Alena Smith is now cast. Obie Winner and Tony Nominee Johanna Day will be joined by Girls star Michael Zegen and others.

New Works by Hamish Linklater, Cory Hinkle & More Set for Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2014 Season

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced the 2014 season for Cape Cod Theatre Project, featuring staged readings of new work by Hamish Linklater, Cory Hinkle, Alena Smith, and The Lobbyists and Seth Moore. They will be joined in Falmouth, Massachusetts by writers-in-residence Sarah Burgess, Mona Mansour and Stella Ragsdale.

Moving Image to Screen FUN CITY: NEW YORK IN THE MOVIES 1967-75, Begin. Today

Movies filmed in New York City that tapped into the turmoil, chaos, and social and cultural energies of the late 1960s and early 1970s are the subject of the screening series Fun City: New York in the Movies 1967-75, curated by film critic and historian J. Hoberman. The series, which will be accompanied by a new monograph written by Hoberman, includes nineteen films, and will be presented by Museum of the Moving Image from August 10 through September 1. The films include established classics such as Rosemary's Baby, The French Connection, Midnight Cowboy, and Dog Day Afternoon, as well as lesser known films such as The Angel Levine, Bye Bye Braverman, and Cotton Comes to Harlem.

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