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Netflix Orders THE WATCHER Season Two & New MONSTER Installments Photo Netflix Orders THE WATCHER Season Two & New MONSTER Installments
by Michael Major - Nov 7, 2022

Following the massive success of DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Netflix has ordered two additional installments of the record-breaking anthology series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan. Additionally, Netflix has ordered a second season of the Murphy, Brennan and Eric Newman real-estate thriller, The Watcher.

VIDEO: Jennifer Coolidge Stars in THE WATCHER Netflix Limited Series Teaser Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Coolidge Stars in THE WATCHER Netflix Limited Series Teaser
by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

The star-studded cast includes Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Coolidge, Mia Farrow, Margo Martindale, Terry Kinney, Joe Mantello, Richard Kind, Noma Dumezweni, Christopher McDonald, Michael Nouri, Isabel Gravitt, Henry Hunter Hall, Luke David Blumm. Watch Jennifer Hudson give a house tour in a new video teaser now!

HBO Comedy Series LOS ESPOOKYS Returns For Its Second Season September 16 Photo HBO Comedy Series LOS ESPOOKYS Returns For Its Second Season September 16
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022

Created by Fred Armisen, Ana Fabrega and Julio Torres (HBO comedy special “My Favorite Shapes”), season two of the bilingual, six-episode HBO Original comedy series LOS ESPOOKYS debuts FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

THE FRAGRANCE OF DEATH By Leslie Karst Slated For August Release Photo THE FRAGRANCE OF DEATH By Leslie Karst Slated For August Release
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The Fragrance of Death, the latest novel by acclaimed mystery writer Leslie Karst, will be released in the US this August. Published by Severn House, The Fragrance of Death will be published in hardcover and eBook editions and available wherever fine books are sold on August 2, 2022.

Megan Mullally, Glynn Turman & More Join PERCY JACKSON Series on Disney+ Photo Megan Mullally, Glynn Turman & More Join PERCY JACKSON Series on Disney+
by Michael Major - Jun 3, 2022

Megan Mullally, Virginia Kull, and Glynn Turman have joined the cast of the upcoming Percy Jackson and the Olympians series on Disney+ in recurring roles. The series will also star Jason Mantzoukas, Timm Sharp, Walker Scobell, Leah Sava Jeffries, and Aryan Simhadri, who recently appeared in Trevor: the Musical.

Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL  Photo Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL World Premiere in Connecticut
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris and Tony Award winner André De Shields will star in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's new backstage comedy WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL. Get tickets and learn about the production.

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XXIV, May 1 Photo Boston Playwrights' Theatre Presents BOSTON THEATER MARATHON XXIV, May 1
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

Boston Playwrights' Theatre announces the in-person return of its annual celebration of new short plays. Boston Theater Marathon XXIV will feature 50 ten-minute plays written by New England playwrights and presented by New England theatre companies. The event will take place in BPT's home theatre on Boston University's West Campus.

BWW Interview: Linda Purl of IN THE MOOD: SONGS FOR JUMPING BACK INTO LIFE! at Birdla Photo BWW Interview: Linda Purl of IN THE MOOD: SONGS FOR JUMPING BACK INTO LIFE! at Birdland Talks about Music, Life and Riding the Waves
by Ricky Pope - Nov 3, 2021

Linda Purl has the kind of career that actors dream of. Since she began in the 70s on the daytime drama Secret Storm, she has rarely had a period in which she was not working. She has appeared in films like Crazy Mama, Visiting Hours, Mighty Joe Young, and Fear of the Dark. She has appeared on Broadway in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Getting and Spending, and Off-Broadway in The Baby Dance. With over 50 television movies to her credit, she is a perennial presence on the small screen. She has had recurring roles on Matlock, Murder, She Wrote, The Office, Homeland, and The Oath, among dozens of others. She has the distinction of having played two different characters on the classic sitcom Happy Days. In Season 2, she played Richie Cunningham's girlfriend Gloria. Eight seasons later she played the Fonz's fianceé, Ashley.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- XANADU Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- XANADU Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 10, 2021

On this day in 2007, the musical adaptation of the cult classic film Xanadu opened at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre. 

BWW Review: BSC'S 2021 10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL at Barrington Stage Company Photo BWW Review: BSC'S 2021 10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL at Barrington Stage Company
by Marc Savitt - Mar 14, 2021

“Who knew when we started our 10x10 New Play Festival ten years ago that it would become one of our most popular events of the year?” said Artistic Director Julianne Boyd. “We started with two weeks of performances and as of last year, we ran our 10x10 Plays for one month in the middle of the winter.'

Old Acquaintance Videos

VIDEO: Jennifer Coolidge Stars in THE WATCHER Netflix Limited Series Teaser Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Coolidge Stars in THE WATCHER Netflix Limited Series Teaser

by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

The star-studded cast includes Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Coolidge, Mia Farrow, Margo Martindale, Terry Kinney, Joe Mantello, Richard Kind, Noma Dumezweni, Christopher McDonald, Michael Nouri, Isabel Gravitt, Henry Hunter Hall, Luke David Blumm. Watch Jennifer Hudson give a house tour in a new video teaser now!

VIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: APPROPRIATE Comes to Westport Country Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2017

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'I'll See You in Hell or New Orleans' on THE ORIGINALS
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2015

On the next episode of The CW's THE ORIGINALS titled 'I'll See You in Hell or New Orleans' - With tension running as high as ever, Klaus and Elijah are forced to come together in order to uncover Lucien's true motives in New Orleans.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Dead End' Episode of FX's THE STRAIN
by - Sep 14, 2015

On the next episode of FX's THE STRAIN titled 'Dead End', Setrakian confronts an old acquaintance on his search for the Occido Lumen, while Gus helps Guptas escape across the border to safety.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Behind-the-Scenes of ABC's MARVEL'S AGENT CARTER
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 30, 2014

PEOPLE has shared a behind-the-scenes look at ABC's new series MARVEL'S AGENT CARTER, set to premiere January 6, 2015 on ABC. Check it out below!

VIDEO: First Look - ABC's MARVEL'S AGENT CARTER Premiering January
by - Nov 25, 2014

Below, get a sneak peek at ABC's new series MARVEL'S AGENT CARTER, set to premiere January 6, 2015 on ABC.

VIDEO: First Look- ABC's MARVEL's AGENT CARTER, Debuting in 2015
by - Nov 5, 2014

Last night, ABC shared a first look at their upcoming series AGENT CARTER as part of Marvel's anniversary special "Marvel, 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop!".

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'A Few Words' Episode of CBS's THE GOOD WIFE
by - Mar 10, 2014

On the next episode of CBS's THE GOOD WIFE titled "A Few Words", when Alicia is asked to be the keynote speaker at the American Bar Association conference in New York City, she looks to her past for inspiration.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Primary Stages' MODEL APARTMENT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2013

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer;Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director), continues their 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies(Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jakeat Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America and The Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs through November 1 at Primary Stagesat 59E59 Theaters. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - "American Gothic" Episode of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
by - Mar 22, 2013

On the next epidose of The CW's VAMPIRE DIARIES titled "American Gothic", Elena and Rebekah take off in search of Katherine and find themselves in a small town in Pennsylvania, where Elena has a surprising encounter with another old acquaintance -- Elijah. Check out the promo below!