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BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

12 Impassioned Women Read 12 ANGRY MEN at Town Hall Theater Photo 12 Impassioned Women Read 12 ANGRY MEN at Town Hall Theater
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2019

On April 7 at 2pm, Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, VT an all-star cast of women will lend their impassioned voices to a reading of the classic play, Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose as part of the 12,000 Voices project. Women all over the country will read a play about the power one person can have when they speak with conviction in our judicial system.

Ernie Kovacs's Centennial Kicks Off With TCM Celebration and Live Event at UCLA Film  Photo Ernie Kovacs's Centennial Kicks Off With TCM Celebration and Live Event at UCLA Film and Television Archive
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 14, 2019

Ediad Productions announced today that the celebration of legendary comedian Ernie Kovacs's centennial year kicks into high gear this month with two high-profile events around the birthday of Television's Original Genius. 

Opening Next Week in Major Cities Across US John Carpenter's THE FOG (4K Restoration) Photo Opening Next Week in Major Cities Across US John Carpenter's THE FOG (4K Restoration)
by Tori Hartshorn - Oct 18, 2018

John Carpenter's first post-Halloween venture into the H.P. Lovecraft-inspired, apocalyptic vein that he would continue to mine in films like The Thing (1982) and Prince of Darkness  (1987), THE FOG depicts the seaside California town of Antonio Bay in the grips of an ancient curse and a creeping mist. Drenched in malevolent atmosphere and packing an ensemble cast that includes Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Hal Holbrook and the mother-daughter duo of Janet Leigh and Jamie Lee Curtis, this is the director at his ingenious, chilling best, servicing a contemporary taste for gore while simultaneously evoking the spirit of Val Lewton.  

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the 4K Restoration of John Carpenter's THE FOG Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the 4K Restoration of John Carpenter's THE FOG
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2018

New York based Rialto Pictures will release John Carpenter's landmark horror movie THE FOG on October 26, in its first-ever major restoration. The horror classic, in a full 4K restoration from Studiocanal, opens October 26 for limited runs at the Metrograph, in New York, Landmark's Nuart in Los Angeles, and The Music Box Theatre in Chicago.

4K Restoration of John Carpenter's THE FOG to be Released in October Photo 4K Restoration of John Carpenter's THE FOG to be Released in October
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

New York based Rialto Pictures will release John Carpenter's landmark horror movie THE FOG on October 26, in its first-ever major restoration. The horror classic, in a full 4K restoration from Studiocanal, opens October 26 for limited runs at the Metrograph, in New York, Landmark's Nuart in Los Angeles, and The Music Box Theatre in Chicago.

San Francisco Playhouse presents BORN YESTERDAY Photo San Francisco Playhouse presents BORN YESTERDAY
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 12, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced casting for the third show of its 2017-18 Mainstage Season Born Yesterday. Written by Garson Kanin, the play premiered on Broadway in 1946. Susi Damilano will direct the San Francisco Playhouse revival.

Just In! Adele Reportedly in Talks for New OLIVER! Film Photo Just In! Adele Reportedly in Talks for New OLIVER! Film
by Robert Diamond - Sep 4, 2017

According to The Sun, pop star Adele is in talks to play Nancy in an upcoming new film adaptation of the hit musical, OLIVER!

THE GRADUATE to Screen in New 4K Restoration Nationwide to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 20, 2017

New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and Studiocanal will release Mike Nichols' groundbreaking THE GRADUATE, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, in new 4K digital prints beginning in April.

Mike Nichols' THE GRADUATE New 4K Restoration to Be Released This Month
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 3, 2017

New York-based specialty distributor Rialto Pictures and Studiocanal will release Mike Nichols' groundbreaking THE GRADUATE, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, in new 4K digital prints beginning in April.

Contemporary OLIVER TWIST Procedural In the Works at NBC
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 2, 2016

A new female-driven contemporary procedural based on the Charles Dickens' classic 1830's novel OLIVER TWIST is in the works at NBC. The network will team with Joel Silver and Lionsgate on the drama.

Hedgerow Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 11, 2015

Ebenezer Scrooge is the central character in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, but equally important to the story are the spirits whose visits transform him from miser to philanthropist. In his new adaptation of the classic, which runs through December 27, Hedgerow Theatre Artistic Director Jared Reed decided to incorporate the use of puppets to portray them.

Never Before Has a Boy Wanted More! OLIVER! Movie to Conduct Nationwide Search for Leading Lads; Toby Haynes to Direct
by Jessica Showers - Jul 23, 2015

As previously reported, a 'grittier' big screen version of Lionel Bart's OLIVER! is aiming to start production next year in London, via Cameron Mackintosh and Working Title Films. Now, the Daily Mail writes that the filmmakers are planning a nationwide search for the title role and The Artful Dodger.

'Grittier' OLIVER! Reboot Headed to the Big Screen Soon?
by Jessica Showers - Jul 2, 2015

Film, glorious film! According to the Daily Mail, a 'grittier' big screen version of Lionel Bart's OLIVER! will likely go into production next year, via Cameron Mackintosh and Working Title Films.

New Yiddish Rep to Present Wolf Mankowitz Double Bill
by Tyler Peterson - May 8, 2015

New Yiddish Rep presents two one-act plays by the fascinating English-born polyglot Wolf Mankowitz -- both of which were also made into noteworthy British films -- "The Irish Hebrew Lesson," and the world premiere in Yiddish of "The Bespoke Overcoat."  A theatrical feast in three languages, New Yiddish Rep's Mankowitz double bill, entitled "2 by Wolf," runs from June 11 to July 2 at the cell, 338 West 23rd Street.  Moshe Yassur, the internationally acclaimed director of New Yiddish Rep's groundbreaking "Waiting for Godot" in Yiddish, will direct.

Restored Film Noir Classic THE THIRD MAN to Be Re-Released This June
by Caryn Robbins - May 6, 2015

New York-based distributor Rialto Pictures will release Carol Reed's Film Noir masterpiece THE THIRD MAN in a major 4K restoration ‚Äď the first ever for the 1949 mega-classic.

TCM to Present 'Summer of Darkness' Film Noir Programming Event
by Caryn Robbins - May 4, 2015

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is returning to the shadowy world of film noir with the return Summer of Darkness, the network's ultimate film noir programming event.

Middlebury Community Players Present BOEING BOEING This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The Middlebury Community Players present the perfect antidote for a cold, snowy February night. Boeing Boeing, the Tony award winning farce by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross and Frances Evans, will play at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, this weekend,February 12-15, 2015.

Theater Latte Da Brings OLIVER! to the Pantages, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

OLIVER!, an re-imagining of the iconic musical based on Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist, directed by the nationally acclaimed Peter Rothstein, runs tonight, February 4-March 1, 2015, at the historic Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

Middlebury Community Players to Present BOEING BOEING, 2/12-15
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 29, 2015

The Middlebury Community Players present the perfect antidote for a cold, snowy February night. Boeing Boeing, the Tony award winning farce by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverley Cross and Frances Evans, will play at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, February 12-15, 2015.

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