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The Geffen Playhouse Announces BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Auction Photo The Geffen Playhouse Announces BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN Auction
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2018

Backstage at the Geffen, the Geffen Playhouse's annual fundraiser event, has launched its online auction featuring luxury vacations, one-of-a-kind artwork and VIP experiences. Proceeds will benefit the Geffen's mission to produce original, quality work and raises funds for its award-winning education and community engagement programs, which bring live theater to more than 15,000 disadvantaged youth, seniors and veterans annually.

Sundance Institute Announces 2018 New Frontier Story Lab Fellows Photo Sundance Institute Announces 2018 New Frontier Story Lab Fellows
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2018

Sundance Institute announces the six projects selected for the annual New Frontier Story Lab, which supports independent artists working at the cutting-edge convergence of film, art, media, live performance and technology.

The Geffen to Honor Dick Van Dyke and Lin-Manuel Miranda Photo The Geffen to Honor Dick Van Dyke and Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Julie Musbach - Apr 3, 2018

The Geffen Playhouse will honor legendary stage and screen performer Dick Van Dyke and award-winning composer, lyricist and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda at its 16th annual Backstage at the Geffen fundraiser. The event recognizes the accomplishments of leaders in the artistic community, supports the theater's mission to produce original, quality work and raises funds for its award-winning education and community engagement programs, which bring live theater to more than 15,000 disadvantaged youth, seniors and veterans annually.

Photo Flash: Josh Groban, Bernadette Peters & More Attend BEAUTY AND THE BEAST NY Premiere
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 14, 2017

Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Audra McDonald, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen, Bill Condon (director) and Alan Menken (composer) arrived at Alice Tully Hall for the New York special screening of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.

Photo Flash: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cast Hit Red Carpet for World Premiere
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 3, 2017

Continuing their worldwide publicity tour, the cast and filmmakers from Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST stopped in Hollywood last night for the world premiere at the El Capitan Theatre.

The Walt Disney Studios to Hit Industry-First $7 Billion at Global Box Office Today
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2016

Today, The Walt Disney Studios will become the first studio ever to reach the $7 billion threshold at the global box office, setting a new industry record. With a powerful $290 million global debut for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Disney's year-to-date grosses are $6,988.3 million from Jan. 1 through Dec. 18, 2016, including $2,700.4 million domestically, also an industry record, and $4,287.9 million internationally, a Disney record.

Documentary NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU to Premiere on PBS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The first documentary about the 94-year-old television legend, AMERICAN MASTERS --NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU, premieres nationwide Today, October 25

PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS Present Documentary 'Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You', Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear's name is synonymous with the sitcom.

PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS Present Documentary 'Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You', 10/25
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 5, 2016

Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear's name is synonymous with the sitcom.

Documentary NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU to Premiere on PBS, 10/25
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 13, 2016

The first documentary about the 94-year-old television legend, AMERICAN MASTERS --NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU, premieres nationwide Tuesday, October 25

Nate Parker and The Birth of a Nation Team Announce New Fellowship for Young Filmmakers
by Rebecca Russo - Aug 12, 2016

 Nate Parker and the cast, Producers, and Executive Producers of The Birth of a Nation are investing in the next generation of diverse independent creativity with the Sundance Institute | The Birth of a Nation Fellowship for 18-to-24-year-old filmmakers participating in the Institute's Ignite program. Parker shared details at Sundance Institute's NIGHT BEFORE NEXT benefit at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles this evening, where he also received the Institute's annual Vanguard Award presented to him by actor and Sundance alum Michael B. Jordan. Parker's The Birth of a Nation was supported by the Institute's renowned Feature Film Program for three years before its premiere, and won both the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU Opens in Select Theaters Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU will open in select theaters beginning today, July 8th. The film premieres nationwide on American Masters Tuesday, October 25

NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU Opens in Select Theaters 7/8
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 6, 2016

NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU will open in select theaters beginning this Friday, July 8th. The film premieres nationwide on American Masters Tuesday, October 25

Geffen Playhouse's 'Backstage' Fundraiser, Honoring Morgan Freeman & Jeff Skoll, Grosses More Than $1.4 Million
by Tyler Peterson - May 24, 2016

Sunday's Backstage at the Geffen, star-studded fundraiser at the Geffen Playhouse and the pre-show host committee dinner grossed over $1.4 million for the Geffen Playhouse's education, outreach and artistic initiatives.  Norman Lear presented the Distinction in Service Award to social entrepreneur Jeff Skoll.  Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn presented the Distinction in Theater Award to Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman.

VIDEO: Rob Reiner Talks Prospect of 'The Princess Bride: The Musical' on LATE LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - May 11, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, James asked guest Rob Reiner about the prospect of 'The Princess Bride' as a new musical.

Spielberg & Ford to Reunite for 2019 Big Screen Return of INDIANA JONES!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 15, 2016

Indiana Jones will return to the big screen on July 19, 2019, for a fifth epic adventure in the blockbuster series. Steven Spielberg, who directed all four previous films, will helm the as-yet-untitled project with star Harrison Ford reprising his iconic role. Franchise veterans Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will produce.

Morgan Freeman And Jeff Skoll To Be Honored At Geffen Playhouse Annual Fundraiser
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 8, 2016

'Backstage at the Geffen,' fundraiser gathers superstars from the worlds of stage and screen to share irreverent, behind-the-curtain stories of the struggles and surprises that memorably shaped their lives and careers. Always a sold-out show, the event has raised millions to support education and the arts. David Geffen will serve as 20 th Anniversary Honorary Chair.

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Crosses $900M Domestic Today; $2B Global Tomorrow
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 5, 2016

Today, in its 50th day of release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is expected to cross the $900 million mark at the domestic box office. It is the only film in history to reach this milestone.

Universal Pictures' Donna Langley Named 2016 Pioneer of the Year
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 26, 2016

The Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation announced today that Donna Langley, Chairman of Universal Pictures, will receive the 2016 Pioneer of the Year honor on April 13 th at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

STAR WARS VII Earns Another $27 Million in Christmas Sales
by Sally Henry Fuller - Dec 26, 2015

STAR WARS has been breaking records ever since its release, just over a week ago, and they're not slowing down.

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