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Queer|Art|Film Sets Fall 2017 Season at IFC CenterQueer|Art|Film Sets Fall 2017 Season at IFC Center
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Queer|Art, the New York City-based non-profit, has announced the Fall 2017 season of Queer|Art|Film at IFC Center (323 Sixth Avenue at West 3rd St.), September 11-December 4. (more...)

SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU Extend in Rep at NYTWSOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU Extend in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop announced today a one week extension for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

The Maxamoo Podcast Previews May in New York TheatreThe Maxamoo Podcast Previews May in New York Theatre
by Maxamoo - May 3, 2017

Jack, Jose, and Lindsay discuss what they're looking forward to this month at the theater beyond Broadway, including SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, THE LUCKY ONE, ARLINGTON, 3/FIFTHS, SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN, and more. (more...)

Cast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTWCast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced casting for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

Idris Elba, America Ferrera, Daniel Dae Kim, Patti LuPone & More Invited to More Diverse 2016 Academy ClassIdris Elba, America Ferrera, Daniel Dae Kim, Patti LuPone & More Invited to More Diverse 2016 Academy Class
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extendedinvitations to join the organization to 683 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Danai Gurira & More Arrive on the Opening Night Red Carpet for ECLIPSED!Photo Coverage: Danai Gurira & More Arrive on the Opening Night Red Carpet for ECLIPSED!
by Walter McBride - Mar 7, 2016

The new American playEclipsedbyDanai Gurira, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, officially opened last night, March 6th, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). The play also starsPascale Armand,Akosua Busia,Zainab JahandSaycon Sengblohand is directed byLiesl Tommy. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

BWW Feature: Theatre Stars, Letts, Linklater, Magnussen, More in Oscar-Nominated THE BIG SHORTBWW Feature: Theatre Stars, Letts, Linklater, Magnussen, More in Oscar-Nominated THE BIG SHORT
by Allison Pichowicz - Feb 24, 2016

Did you see the Oscar Award nominated film THE BIG SHORT? Could you have sworn you recognized a few faces from recent productions... (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anika Noni Rose & More Set for Today's MLK NOW Event; Watch Live-StreamLin-Manuel Miranda, Anika Noni Rose & More Set for Today's MLK NOW Event; Watch Live-Stream
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) and Blackout for Human Rights will today host 'MLK Now,' a special MLK Day event to celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin LUTHER King, Jr. (more...)

Harlem International Film Festival Celebrates Everyone is a Winner at the 10th Anniversary Festivities!Harlem International Film Festival Celebrates Everyone is a Winner at the 10th Anniversary Festivities!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

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Harlem International Film Festival Celebrates Everyone is a Winner at the 10th Anniversary Festivities!Harlem International Film Festival Celebrates Everyone is a Winner at the 10th Anniversary Festivities!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

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Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Talks Once-in-a-Lifetime Role in A TRIP TO BOUNTIFULTony Winner Cicely Tyson Talks Once-in-a-Lifetime Role in A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Ms Tyson spoke exclusively to The Hollywood Reporter about her award-winning role, which she shared was one she always wanted to take on. (more...)

ZERO MOTIVATION Wins Best Narrative Feature at 2014 Tribeca Film Festival; Winners Announced!ZERO MOTIVATION Wins Best Narrative Feature at 2014 Tribeca Film Festival; Winners Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by AT&T, announced the winners of its competition categories tonight at a ceremony presided over by Pat Kiernan and hosted at the Conrad New York in New York City. The Festival runs through April 27, 2014. (more...)

Lake Bell, Whoopi Goldberg Among Jurors for 2014 Tribeca Film FestivalLake Bell, Whoopi Goldberg Among Jurors for 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors a diverse group of 33 industry leaders, including award-winning filmmakers, writers, producers, acclaimed actors, respected journalists and entrepreneurs. (more...)

VIDEO: Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, with Cicely Tyson, Premieres TonightVIDEO: Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, with Cicely Tyson, Premieres Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, is set to premiere tonight, March 8th on the cable network. The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. Check out the latest trailer for the film below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL with Cicely Tyson!STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL with Cicely Tyson!
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, is set to premiere Saturday, March 8th on the cable network. The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. Check out a just-released trailer for the film below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Lady Michelle Obama Introduces THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL ScreeningSTAGE TUBE: First Lady Michelle Obama Introduces THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Screening
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama just hosted a White House screening of Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, as part of Black History Month.The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. The Trip to Bountiful premieres Saturday, March 8th on the cable network. Click below to check out the First Lady's opening remarks! (more...)

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, Airs TonightLifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, Airs Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. (more...)

Michelle Obama to Host White House Screening of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 2/24Michelle Obama to Host White House Screening of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 2/24
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The event, taking place in the Eisenhower Office Building's South Court Auditorium, will feature remarks from Obama, and will be livestreamed at http://www.whitehouse.gov//live. (more...)

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, to Air on 2/22Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, to Air on 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Lifetime will celebrate Black HISTORY Month in February with The Trip to Bountiful, featuring two-time Emmy winner, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee, and SAG and Tony winner Cicely Tyson (The Help), Emmy and Grammy nominee Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty), Golden Globe nominee and Grammy winner Blair Underwood (In Treatment) and SAG nominee Keke Palmer (CrazySexyCool). (more...)

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, to Air on 2/22Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, to Air on 2/22
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. (more...)

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