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Kevin James to Bring Comedy Tour to Boise Photo Kevin James to Bring Comedy Tour to Boise
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

Kevin James began his career as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom.

Karen Carpenter to Direct Industry Reading of BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Written B Photo Karen Carpenter to Direct Industry Reading of BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Written By and Starring Jessica Sherr
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

The acclaimed one woman show 'Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies' will be given a closed industry reading later this month, directed by Karen Carpenter (Harry Townsend's Last Stand, Love Loss and What I Wore) and starring Jessica Sherr, presented at Open Jar Studios.

Kevin James Comes to the Warner Photo Kevin James Comes to the Warner
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2020

The Warner Theatre will welcome comedian and actor KEVIN JAMES back to the Main Stage on Saturday, June 27 at 8 pm. Tickets will go on sale to Warner Members on Wednesday, February 19 at 10 am and to the General Public on Friday, February 21 at 10 am. Kevin James began his career as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom. The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998, ran for nine seasons on CBS with James starring and executive producing, and it garnered him an Emmy nomination in 2006 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The show concluded its run in 2007 but continues to air daily in syndication across the country and around the world. James also starred in and executive produced the sitcom Kevin Can Wait for Sony Television and CBS.

BLUMHOUSE'S FANTASY ISLAND in Philippine Cinemas Today, 12 Feb. 2020 Photo BLUMHOUSE'S FANTASY ISLAND in Philippine Cinemas Today, 12 Feb. 2020
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 11, 2020

Blumhouse's Fantasy Island opens in Philippine cinemas today, 12 February 2020. In the film, the enigmatic Mr. Roarke (Michael Pena) makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious and remote tropical resort. But when the fantasies become nightmares, the guests have to solve the island's mystery to escape with their lives.

JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL Arrives on Digital March 3 Photo JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL Arrives on Digital March 3
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 11, 2020

Return to the mysterious and sprawling world of Jumanjiwith Dwayne Johnson (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw), Jack Black (Goosebumps), Kevin Hart (Ride Along) and Karen Gillan (Avengers: Endgame) when JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL comes to Digital March 3 and 4K Ultra HDTM, Blu-rayTM and DVD March 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

LITTLE WOMEN Sets March 10 Digital Release Date Photo LITTLE WOMEN Sets March 10 Digital Release Date
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 11, 2020

Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Greta Gerwig's fresh, unique and modern adaptation of the timeless Louisa May Alcott masterpiece LITTLE WOMEN comes home on Digital March 10 and Blu-ray and DVD April 7 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

JOKER and THE MANDALORIAN Publicity Campaigns Win Top Honors at The 57th Annual ICG P Photo JOKER and THE MANDALORIAN Publicity Campaigns Win Top Honors at The 57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 7, 2020

The International Cinematographers Guild¬†(ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists today announced winners of its¬†57th¬†Annual ICG Publicists Awards¬†at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.¬†JOKER¬†(Warner Bros. Pictures) won the top honors for the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Motion Pictures Publicity Campaign, presented by Director¬†Paul Feig¬†(Ghostbusters).¬†THE MANDALORIAN:¬†Season 1¬†(Disney+) won the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Television Publicity Campaign, presented by actor¬†Jason Lewis¬†(Sex in the City). This year's luncheon, which traditionally occurs the week leading up to the Academy Awards¬ģ, was chaired by¬†Tim Menke¬†and co-chaired by¬†Sheryl Main. More than 800 industry leaders attended, including guild members, Hollywood public relations and marketing executives, producers, studio and network executives, celebrities and press.

Aurora's Paramount Theatre Will Present ROCK OF AGES, CINDERELLA and More in 2020-21  Photo Aurora's Paramount Theatre Will Present ROCK OF AGES, CINDERELLA and More in 2020-21 Broadway Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

Aurora's award-winning Paramount Theatre - the second largest subscription house in the U.S. - announced today the four blockbuster musicals on tap for its 10th anniversary season in 2020-2021:

BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE Has Been Extended For an Additional Week Photo BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE Has Been Extended For an Additional Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, a world premiere production arriving as part of the company's 25th Anniversary Season.

Rialto Chatter: ALMOST FAMOUS Coming To Broadway Next Fall Photo Rialto Chatter: ALMOST FAMOUS Coming To Broadway Next Fall
by Alan Henry - Jan 30, 2020

The new musical Almost Famous has posted an audition notice announcing a run at a Broadway theatre next fall! According to the listing, previews are set for October 2020 and the production will open in November 2020. 

Robert Mark Kamen & Drew Gasparini Are Developing THE KARATE KID for Broadway Photo Robert Mark Kamen & Drew Gasparini Are Developing THE KARATE KID for Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 22, 2020

Kinoshita Group, Kumiko Yoshii, and Michael Wolk announced today simultaneously in New York and Los Angeles that The Karate Kid is being developed for Broadway as a new musical. Based on the smash hit Columbia Pictures motion picture, and featuring a book by the film's screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen and music and lyrics by Drew Gasparini, The Karate Kid will be directed by renowned Japanese director Amon Miyamoto and choreographed by MTV VMA nominees Keone and Mari Madrid.

Suzanne Vega Joins BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE At The New Group Photo Suzanne Vega Joins BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE At The New Group
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2020

The New Group has announced that Suzanne Vega will join Jennifer Damiano, Ana Nogueira, Joél Pérez and Michael Zegen in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, appearing in the onstage role for which Duncan Sheik was previously announced. 

Publicists Guild Announces the Motion Picture Publicity Campaign Nominees Photo Publicists Guild Announces the Motion Picture Publicity Campaign Nominees
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 8, 2020

The¬†International Cinematographers Guild¬†(ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists have announced the nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Motion Picture Publicity Campaign to be presented at the¬†¬†57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards¬†on Friday, February 7, 2020, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The award honors active members working on motion pictures whose achievements in publicity and promotion during the previous calendar year are deemed outstanding. More than 800 industry leaders are expected to attend this year's luncheon, which traditionally occurs the week leading up to the Academy Awards¬ģ. The announcement was made by Tim Menke, ICG Publicists Awards Chair.

Coney Island USA to Launch BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX Photo Coney Island USA to Launch BLOODY BRAINS IN A JUKE BOX
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

Funhouse Philosophers, the resident experimental theater company at Coney Island USA announces its most ambitious project yet...

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 2, 2020

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING to Make Broadcast Television Debut on ABC Photo SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING to Make Broadcast Television Debut on ABC
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 16, 2019

Blockbuster hit film ‚ÄúSpider-Man: Homecoming‚ÄĚ makes its broadcast television debut on ABC, MONDAY, DEC. 30 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST). (TV-PG, DLV) The film stars Tom Holland as a young Peter Parker/Spider-Man navigating his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero.¬†

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for the New Group's BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for the New Group's BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 13, 2019

The New Group will soon present Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, starring Jennifer Damiano, Ana Nogueira, Joél Pérez and Michael Zegen, and Duncan Sheik, in this world premiere production.  Arriving as part of The New Group's 25th Anniversary Season, this production features Book by Jonathan Marc Sherman, Music and Lyrics by Duncan Sheik, Additional Lyrics by Amanda Green and Choreography by Kelly Devine.  Scott Elliott directs.  Previews begin January 16 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, February 4.  A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through March 15 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street).

Jennifer Damiano, Michael Zegen and More Announced in Full Casting of BOB & CAROL & T Photo Jennifer Damiano, Michael Zegen and More Announced in Full Casting of BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019

The New Group announces full casting for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, with Jennifer Damiano, Ana Nogueira, Joél Pérez and Michael Zegen joining, as previously announced, Duncan Sheik, in this world premiere production. Arriving as part of The New Group's 25th Anniversary Season, this production features Book by Jonathan Marc Sherman, Music and Lyrics by Duncan Sheik, Additional Lyrics by Amanda Green and Choreography by Kelly Devine. Scott Elliott directs. Previews begin January 16 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, February 4.

TOOTSIE To Play Final Broadway Performance in January Photo TOOTSIE To Play Final Broadway Performance in January
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2019

It was announced today that the Tony-nominated musical TOOTSIE will play its final performance at at the Marquis Theatre on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Pandelia's Canary Yellow Company to Present the World Premiere of DEFENDERS Photo Pandelia's Canary Yellow Company to Present the World Premiere of DEFENDERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019

The lines between myth and reality become increasingly blurred in Defenders. When Iceland was threatened with invasion by Germany in WW2, the allies decide to step in. The world premiere from Pandelia's Canary Yellow Company by Cailin Maureen Harrison, and directed by Reena Dutt, follows three American G.I.s who are shipwrecked on the remote island of Hrisey off Iceland's northern coast.

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