Carrie Fisher News

 
Date Of Birth:
October 21, 1956
Date Of Death:
December 27, 2016 (60)
Birth Place:
Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Bio:
Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and speaker. She was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.

Fisher was also known for her semi-autobiographical novels, including Postcards from the Edge and the screenplay for the film of ... (read more)
Carrie Fisher News Feeds
 
Date of Birth: October 21, 1956
Date of Death: December 27, 2016 (60)

Birth Place: Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Bio:
Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and speaker. She was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.

Fisher was also known for her semi-autobiographical novels, including Postcards from the Edge and the screenplay for the film of ... (read more)
DRAG RACE THAILAND to Debut on WOW Presents PlusDRAG RACE THAILAND to Debut on WOW Presents Plus
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

Tell your best squirrel friends! Season 2 of Drag Race Thailand is coming to WOW Presents Plus, available for the first time in the United States, on 8/21. The show is hosted by Art Arya and Pangina Heals. The series stars queens Angele Anang, Bandit, Genie, Kana Warrior, Kandy Zyanide, Katy Killer, Maya B'Haro, Miss Gimhuay Mocha Diva, M Stranger Fox, Silver Sonic, Srimala, Tormai, and Vanda Miss Joaquim. (more...)

A PLAY ABOUT A PLANE CRASH Comes to Delaware Before Flying To New YorkA PLAY ABOUT A PLANE CRASH Comes to Delaware Before Flying To New York
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019

The Delaware Theatre Company and 59E59 Theaters announce the east coast premiere of the play, ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE, written and directed by Josh Ravetch and starring two-time Emmy and five-time Golden Globe nominee, Stefanie Powers and four-time Golden Globe nominee, Harry Hamlin. (more...)

Cast Announced For Free Concert Reading Of The ROMEO & JULIET PROJECT At Bay Street TheaterCast Announced For Free Concert Reading Of The ROMEO & JULIET PROJECT At Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019

Bay Street Theater and Guild Hall, in association with Jamie Cesa and Bel Chiasso Entertainment present a free concert staged reading of The Romeo & Juliet Project, a new musical, featuring the music of Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, with book by Bradley Bredeweg. This FREE community event will be held in Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor, NY on August 16 and 17 at 7 pm and is the latest installment of Bay Street's ongoing Under the Stars Community Outreach Program. The performance is directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director. (more...)

'Star Wars,' Yo-Yo Ma, And Kirill Gerstein Punctuate Penultimate Week At Tanglewood'Star Wars,' Yo-Yo Ma, And Kirill Gerstein Punctuate Penultimate Week At Tanglewood
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

See the full lineup next week at Tanglewood! (more...)

TEDxBroadway Adds Eva Price, Drew Hodges, Karen Zacarias and More To RosterTEDxBroadway Adds Eva Price, Drew Hodges, Karen Zacarias and More To Roster
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

The organizers of TEDxBroadway announce today five additional speakers who will take the stage when the popular event returns to New World Stages on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 to explore a?oeWhat's the BEST Broadway can be?a?? (more...)

World Of Wonder Announces 'Werq The World' Season 2 Live At VidConWorld Of Wonder Announces 'Werq The World' Season 2 Live At VidCon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

World of Wonder, the Emmy-winning media company behind RuPaul's Drag Race, the Million Dollar Listing franchise, and upcoming HBO documentary Liberty: Mother of Exiles, today announces the season two pickup of hit docu-series Werq The World. The series will return to World of Wonder's owned-and-operated streaming service WOW Presents Plus this winter. The news was announced today at VidCon in Anaheim, during World of Wonder's exclusive fireside chat as part of the convention's industry track. (more...)

HK Phil Presents STAR WARS Films In ConcertHK Phil Presents STAR WARS Films In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) will present the Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert featuring screenings of the complete films with Oscar-winning composer John Williams' musical scores performed live to the films. The concert will be led by acclaimed conductor Benjamin Northey. Experience the Force at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on 4 to 6 July. A dazzling conclusion to the HK Phil's action-packed 201819 season! (more...)

World of Wonder Announces Summer Slate Programming Featuring Top Drag Race QueensWorld of Wonder Announces Summer Slate Programming Featuring Top Drag Race Queens
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

World of Wonder, the Emmy-winning media company behind RuPaul's Drag Race, the MILLION DOLLAR LISTING Franchise, and upcoming documentaries Liberty: Mother of Exiles (HBO) and STONEWALL OUTLOUD (YouTube Original), today announces new summer series coming to its owned-and-operated premium streaming platform WOW Presents Plus. The programming features both longtime fan-favorites as well as stars of the just-wrapped Season 11 of RuPaul's Drag Race, and joins the robust offerings on the platform including Emmy-nominated Untucked, Drag Race Thailand, and a vast library of scripted and unscripted World of Wonder-produced series and features. All-new episodes of popular series UNHhhh starring Trixie & Katya, Fashion Photo RuView, and Bro'Laska will also come to the platform this summer among other returners. (more...)

Jamie Brickhouse Performs Two Solo Shows In One Night For Queerly FestivalJamie Brickhouse Performs Two Solo Shows In One Night For Queerly Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

Four-time Moth storytelling champion Jamie Brickhouse returns to the Queerly Festival presented by FRIGID New York with a Gay Pride double feature at 7 PM on Thursday, June 20 at The Kraine. For the first time he performs a darkly comic 'Family Suite' of his two critically-acclaimed, award-winning solo shows in one evening. Dangerous When Wet: Booze, Sex, and My Mother directed by David Drake is a sodomite's showdown between the bottle and his Texas tornado of a mother Mama Jean based on Brickhouse's critically-acclaimed memoir. (more...)

BWW Album Review: Michelle Vezilj's 'Fire Goes to Die' is an Empowering AnthemBWW Album Review: Michelle Vezilj's 'Fire Goes to Die' is an Empowering Anthem
by David Clarke - May 17, 2019

Michelle Vezilj is making a profound and timely statement with her latest single, 'Fire Goes to Die.' Inspired by the #MeToo movement and being a victim of sexual assault herself, Vezilj's empowering anthem touches on those pressing topics. Yet, in the same week as the governor of Alabama signed our nation's most restrictive anti-abortion bill into law, this tune's broader themes about emboldening oneself to take control of one's body couldn't feel more timely. (more...)

Drawing Boards' THE MESSAGE Out 6/7 via Gentle Reminder RecordsDrawing Boards' THE MESSAGE Out 6/7 via Gentle Reminder Records
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Gentle Reminder Records is very pleased to announce that both new single "UFOs" and the title track to the forthcoming Drawing Boards record The Message (out 06.07) have premiered at Stereogum here!   (more...)

RuPaul's DragCon and TikTok Partner on #ServingRealness Social Campaign, TikTok to Serve as Main Stage Sponsor of RuPaul's DragCon LARuPaul's DragCon and TikTok Partner on #ServingRealness Social Campaign, TikTok to Serve as Main Stage Sponsor of RuPaul's DragCon LA
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

World of Wonder, the Emmy-winning production company behind RuPaul's Drag Race as well as RuPaul's DragCon LA and NYC has partnered with TikTok, the global mobile video platform, who will serve as the main stage sponsor of this year's events. TikTok will take over the main stage runway at both DragCon LA and NYC, which will feature performances throughout the weekend available for all attendees to experience. (more...)

HBO to Release Documentary LIBERTY: MOTHER OF EXILESHBO to Release Documentary LIBERTY: MOTHER OF EXILES
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2019

The documentary LIBERTY: MOTHER OF EXILES, exploring the past and present of the iconic Statue of Liberty, will debut on HBO this fall. From Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato of World of Wonder (HBO's Emmy®-nominated 'Carrie Fisher: Wishful Drinking,') the documentary follows legendary fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, 'godmother' of the statue, in her quest to discover how sculptor Auguste Bartholdi's dream became a reality and what the statue means to people around the world. (more...)

HBO to Release Documentary LIBERTY: MOTHER OF EXILESHBO to Release Documentary LIBERTY: MOTHER OF EXILES
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2019

The documentary LIBERTY: MOTHER OF EXILES, exploring the past and present of the iconic Statue of Liberty, will debut on HBO this fall. From Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato of World of Wonder (HBO's Emmy®-nominated “Carrie Fisher: Wishful Drinking,”) the documentary follows legendary fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, “godmother” of the statue, in her quest to discover how sculptor Auguste Bartholdi's dream became a reality and what the statue means to people around the world. (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents Screening Of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'Utah Symphony Presents Screening Of 'Star Wars: A New Hope'
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Jedis will flock to witness "Star Wars: A New Hope" in Concert on May 9 and 13 at 7 PM with an already nearly sold out performance on Saturday May 11. The famous, Oscar-winning score by John Williams, performed by Utah Symphony, will be paired with the full-length motion picture film on the big screen at Abravanel Hall. Led by Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Conner Gray Covington, tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

MIDNIGHT STREET Begins Previews Off-Broadway May 29thMIDNIGHT STREET Begins Previews Off-Broadway May 29th
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

MC Theatrical Productions today announced that it will present MIDNIGHT STREET, a dramatic new musical written and directed by Arnold L. Cohen, with music direction by Matt Castle, May 29th - June 22nd at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). The official opening will be on Wednesday, June 5th at 7PM. (more...)

2019 International Festival Of Arts and Ideas Lineup Announced2019 International Festival Of Arts and Ideas Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2019, which opens on June 8 and continues for two weeks through June 22 in New Haven, Connecticut. (more...)

J.J. Abrams Reveals He Met With George Lucas Prior to Writing STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKERJ.J. Abrams Reveals He Met With George Lucas Prior to Writing STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2019

According to ComingSoon.net, J.J. Abrams recently revealed in an interview with IGN at Star Wars Celebration Event in Chicago, that he met with Star Wars creator George Lucas prior to writing the script for the upcoming installment of the franchise. (more...)

Turner Classic Movies Celebrates 25th AnniversaryTurner Classic Movies Celebrates 25th Anniversary
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

Turner Classic Movies (TCM), considered throughout the industry as the definitive home of classic film and the leading authority on the genre, will celebrate its 25th anniversary on April 14th, 2019. Over the past 25 years, the iconic network has offered movie lovers cinematic treasures that highlight the entire spectrum of film history, uncut and commercial-free. To celebrate its silver anniversary, TCM will present an extensive on-air programming salute throughout the entire month of April showcasing popular programing from the TCM vault including six TCM originally produced specials such as Robert Osborne's Best of Private Screenings and Live From The TCM Classic Film Festival: Norman Lloyd, as well as airing double features of The Best of The Essentials. Additionally, the network will air a two-week special primetime tribute with 25 of TCM's biggest fans joining TCM Host Ben Mankiewicz as guest programmers with on-air dedications of their favorite films. The network will also launch an exclusive 25thanniversary merchandise collection featuring original archival artwork reflecting the legacy of TCM as well a commemorative 25thanniversary wine through the TCM Wine Club. (more...)

Award-Winning Solo Show Returning To United Solo Theater FestivalAward-Winning Solo Show Returning To United Solo Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

It's no secret to anyone that the shows we see on Broadway right now are constantly evolving and changing more than ever before, with even more movies and TV shows being turned into Broadway musicals and plays thus becoming major hits. However, there is another end to this evolution. (more...)

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