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HBO Max Celebrates Pride 2021 With Spotlight Pages, Concert Series, Comedy Showcases  Photo HBO Max Celebrates Pride 2021 With Spotlight Pages, Concert Series, Comedy Showcases & More
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 1, 2021

As part of this spotlight page, viewers will get exclusive access to concerts, never before seen clips and interviews within their “Your Pass to Pride 2021” Collection, produced by Human by Orientation throughout the month.

HBO Max & Miramax Television Team Up With Issa Rae To Bring Back PROJECT GREENLIGHT Photo HBO Max & Miramax Television Team Up With Issa Rae To Bring Back PROJECT GREENLIGHT
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 18, 2021

PROJECT GREENLIGHT is a docuseries focusing on the next generation of talented female filmmakers who are given the chance to direct a feature film. Issa Rae will appear in every episode as an Executive Producer, providing guidance and mentorship to these aspiring filmmakers. The finished film will then premiere on HBO Max.

PaleyFest LA 2021 Announces Full Lineup Photo PaleyFest LA 2021 Announces Full Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 23, 2021

Starting on Friday, March 26, all programs will be available to view by Citi cardmembers and Paley Members. The initial slate of programming will be available to the public starting on Tuesday, March 30 with additional releases on Wednesday, March 31, and Thursday, April 1 on the Paley Center’s dedicated channel.

Lineup Announced For PaleyFest LA 2021 Photo Lineup Announced For PaleyFest LA 2021
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2021

The Paley Center for Media today announced the full lineup of programming for PaleyFest LA 2021. The country's premier television festival features conversations with the cast and creative teams from television's most acclaimed and most popular shows, providing fans with exclusive behind-the-scenes scoops and breaking news stories.

Amazon Studios Acquires COMING 2 AMERICA from Paramount Pictures Photo Amazon Studios Acquires COMING 2 AMERICA from Paramount Pictures
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 20, 2020

Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to Coming 2 America from Paramount Pictures. This long-awaited sequel to the iconic comedy Coming to America will launch worldwide in over 240 countries and territories on Prime Video on March 5, 2021.

15th Annual Outfest Legacy Awards Announces Drive In Gala & Streaming Event In Partne Photo 15th Annual Outfest Legacy Awards Announces Drive In Gala & Streaming Event In Partnership With Out100
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2020

Every year, Outfest and the community join forces to honor the bold, courageous, and creative storytellers of the year at the annual Outfest Legacy Awards, sponsored by Cadillac, Pride Media, and Amazon. In a year unlike any other, Outfest will continue to honor Hollywood's finest making their mark in LGBTQIA+ film and television with the first drive-in Legacy Awards Gala, hosted at the breathtaking Calamigos Ranch on Saturday, November 21. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for UNCLE FRANK, Starring Paul Bettany Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for UNCLE FRANK, Starring Paul Bettany
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2020

In 1973, teenaged Beth Bledsoe (Sophia Lillis) leaves her rural Southern hometown to study at New York University where her beloved Uncle Frank (Paul Bettany) is a revered literature professor.

NEW YORK LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL Announces Full 2020 Lineup Photo NEW YORK LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL Announces Full 2020 Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 23, 2020

NewFest, New York’s leading LGBTQ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ film festivals, has announced its full line-up for The New York LGBTQ Film Festival’s 32nd year.

BWW Feature: From Screen and Page To Stage Photo BWW Feature: From Screen and Page To Stage
by Jonathan Marshall - Mar 26, 2020

Reading play texts is an enjoyable way of attaining the theatre fix we're all feeling deprived of during these unprecedented times. It got us thinking about some screenplays and novels that could make for interesting stage adaptations.

The Educational Theatre Foundation Announces Appointments to National Board Photo The Educational Theatre Foundation Announces Appointments to National Board
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) has announced the appointment of Krista Carson Elhai, Peter Hagan, Elwood Hopkins and Allison Rawlings to a term on the National Board from 2020 to 2023. The ETF National Board of Trustees is composed of prominent leaders across a diverse range of industries, including entertainment, finance, hospitality, law, education, and nonprofit theatre, all with a common passion for theatre education.

Festival Favorite Award From 2020 Sundance Film Festival Announced Photo Festival Favorite Award From 2020 Sundance Film Festival Announced
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 4, 2020

Sundance Institute announced Giving Voice as the winner of the Festival Favorite Award, selected by audience votes from the 128 features screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, from January 23–February 2, 2020.

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Blair Underwood and More to be Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtab Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger, Blair Underwood and More to be Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable Panelists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

How Does Theatre Mirror Society? will be explored along with drawing on the panelists' experiences and perspectives on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Topics of the 17th annual Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable will include an open-ended dialogue about opportunity, access, education and social justice. Panelists all share a passion for the power of storytelling and how it reflects and influences our world.

BMI Announces Programming For 2020 Sundance Film Festival Photo BMI Announces Programming For 2020 Sundance Film Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 9, 2020

BMI® (Broadcast Music, Inc.®) is proud to announce its programming for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Highlights include the 22nd edition of the Composer/Director Roundtable “Music & Film: The Creative Process” on Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Kimball Arts Center, followed by the 18th annual BMI Snowball on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at The Shop. Throughout the years, both events have always brought in a full house of attendees that includes a mixture of emerging composers, directors, songwriters, industry tastemakers and music fans.

BWW Review: ELF at First Stage is the Merriest Show in Milwaukee! Photo BWW Review: ELF at First Stage is the Merriest Show in Milwaukee!
by Kelsey Lawler - Dec 13, 2019

First Stage has given us all an early Christmas present in Elf the Musical. Yes, the merriest show in Milwaukee right now is one about a human raised by elves. Elf is a joyful, exuberant, super-playful night of theater that caters to kids and full-sized humans alike. It's also running through December 29th and so would make a fantastic Christmas present or holiday outing. 

December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Detroit Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Detroit Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.

First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Detroit Awards!  Photo First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Detroit Awards!
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019

Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!

Photo Flash: ELF THE MUSICAL Brings Christmas Cheer To First Stage Photo Photo Flash: ELF THE MUSICAL Brings Christmas Cheer To First Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2019

First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, is delighted to share with Milwaukee audiences ELF – The Musical this holiday season.

BWW Interview: Alan Campbell of Judson Theatre Company's WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Photo BWW Interview: Alan Campbell of Judson Theatre Company's WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 18, 2019

From November 21st-24th, Judson Theatre Company will be presenting a production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at the Bradshaw Performing Arts Center. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor Alan Campbell, who will be starring in the role of Sir Wilford Robarts.

ELF - The Musical Is Coming To Milwaukee's First Stage This Holiday Season Photo ELF - The Musical Is Coming To Milwaukee's First Stage This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019

First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, will share with Milwaukee audiences ELF - The Musical this holiday season. Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum, which featured Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf, with Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Baguelin and Directed and Music Direction by Jeff Schaetzke, this hit Broadway musical features catchy tunes, high-energy dance numbers and plenty of holiday joy.

Photo Coverage: Lois Smith Celebrates 89th Birthday at THE INHERITANCE Photo Photo Coverage: Lois Smith Celebrates 89th Birthday at THE INHERITANCE
by Katherine Lee - Nov 4, 2019

67 years after her Broadway debut and 23 years since she was last seen on Broadway, Lois Smith will be 89 when The Inheritance opens on November 17. On Saturday, the company surprised her onstage as she celebrated the big day!

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