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Gravitas Ventures Acquires Van Ditthavong's Crime Thriller ALL ROADS TO PEARLA Photo Gravitas Ventures Acquires Van Ditthavong's Crime Thriller ALL ROADS TO PEARLA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020

Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to Van Ditthavong's feature directorial debut ALL ROADS TO PEARLA (formerly known as SLEEPING IN PLASTIC), which had its world premiere at the 2019 Austin Film Festival.

BWW Review: BREATHTAKING, HAIR WAITING, A PROMISE OF NEW LIFE, & THE WEDDING PREP  by Photo BWW Review: BREATHTAKING, HAIR WAITING, A PROMISE OF NEW LIFE, & THE WEDDING PREP by Common Ground Theatre & MOXIE Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 25, 2020

Review of all four shows BREATHTAKING, HAIR WAITING, A PROMISE OF NEW LIFE, & THE WEDDING PREP that are a part of the Dinner & A Zoom series by Common Ground Theatre & MOXIE Theatre

BWW Interview: Joy Yvonne Jones talks about writing, directing, and performing in A P Photo BWW Interview: Joy Yvonne Jones talks about writing, directing, and performing in A PROMISE OF NEW LIFE at Common Ground Theatre & MOXIE Theatres
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 23, 2020

An interview with writer, director, and performer Joy Yvonne Jones on A PROMISE OF NEW LIFE a part of the Dinner and Zoom live virtual theatre series of plays written, directed, and celebrating Black women presented by Common Ground Theatre and MOXIE Theatre.

Vinroy D. Brown, Jr. Named Artistic Director Of Trenton Children's Chorus Photo Vinroy D. Brown, Jr. Named Artistic Director Of Trenton Children's Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The Trenton Children's Chorus has announced that Vinroy D. Brown, Jr., will take over as Artistic Director, starting summer 2020. 

BET+ Announces Legal Drama CARL WEBER'S INFLUENCE Photo BET+ Announces Legal Drama CARL WEBER'S INFLUENCE
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

Today, BET+ announces their latest legal drama 'CARL WEBER'S INFLUENCE' launching on the streaming platform, Thursday, February 20. With his trademark dramatic style, NY Times best-selling author, Carl Weber introduces us to the Hudson's, a family of African-American lawyers lead by famed attorney Bradley Hudson (Roger Guenveur Smith). Bradley is the Johnnie Cochran of our time; and along with his son Lamont (Todd Anthony), daughter Desiree (Drew Sidora) and his new wife Carla (Kellita Smith), the Hudson's make up some of the best legal minds in the country. They are going to need it to defend Grammy award-winning singer Savannah (Deborah Cox) against the murder charges of her celebrity husband Kyle Kirby (Anthony Hamilton).

SpeakEasy and Front Porch Will Sponsor a Free Panel On Restorative Justice Photo SpeakEasy and Front Porch Will Sponsor a Free Panel On Restorative Justice
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2019

In conjunction with the New England premiere of the acclaimed drama Pass Over, SpeakEasy Stage Company and the Front Porch Arts Collective, Boston's only professional black-led theater company, are sponsoring a panel discussion on a?oeRestorative Justice and Healing After Loss.a?? The event will take place on Tuesday, January 7, from 6-8PM, at Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley Street in Boston. Admission is free but advance registration is requested.

Court Theatre Announces Cast And Creatives For OEDIPUS REX Photo Court Theatre Announces Cast And Creatives For OEDIPUS REX
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, continues its 2019/20 season with Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Charles Newell. Oedipus Rex runs November 7 a?" December 8, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:30pm.

Theatre Rhinoceros Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Theatre Rhinoceros Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

This season Theatre Rhinocerous will be producing our Mainstage shows in San Francisco's most famous neighborhood. We've always felt there should be live theatre in The Castro. So The Rhino is charging in! Join us where it all started, in that little piece of heaven known as The Castro!

El 12 de julio será inaugurada la muestra Más allá de las fronteras: intercambio O Photo El 12 de julio será inaugurada la muestra Más allá de las fronteras: intercambio Oaxaca-Seattle en el IAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

La exposición Más allá de las fronteras: intercambio Oaxaca-Seattle reúne obras de diversos artistas de ambas ciudades que dan cuenta de una relación de hermandad que surge a partir del arte, sin importar la distancia o las barreras. La Secretaría de Cultura, a través del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura, inaugurará la muestra en el Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca (IAGO) el viernes 12 de julio a las 19:00.

BET Acquires CARL WEBER'S THE FAMILY BUSINESS Photo BET Acquires CARL WEBER'S THE FAMILY BUSINESS
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

BET Networks announces the acquisition of eight-part drama “Carl Weber's The Family Business,” based on The New York Times best-selling author's most popular family crime drama novel starring acclaimed-actor and Executive Produccer Ernie Hudson. Originally developed and produced as an indie film franchise, BET has licensed the content to air this dynamic production in an explosive way. Meet the Duncans, a prominent family from Jamaica, Queens living fast and luxurious. By day, they're an upstanding family; by night, they live a dangerous secret life. The patriarch of the family, L.C. Duncan (Hudson), is at the age when he's starting to think about retirement and has to decide which of his children should take over his thriving exotic car dealership. The Duncans quickly come under siege from some of the top politicians, mafia and drug cartels in the city. The Duncans will have to stick together or die separately.  The highly anticipated television event “Carl Weber's The Family Business,” makes its debut on Tuesday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

BET Licenses Carl Weber's THE FAMILY BUSINESS Photo BET Licenses Carl Weber's THE FAMILY BUSINESS
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Today, BET Networks announces the acquisition of eight-part drama “Carl Weber's The Family Business,” based on The New York Times best-selling author's most popular family crime drama novel starring acclaimed-actor and Executive Produccer Ernie Hudson. Originally developed and produced as an indie film franchise, BET has licensed the content to air this dynamic production in an explosive way. Meet the Duncans, a prominent family from Jamaica, Queens living fast and luxurious. By day, they're an upstanding family; by night, they live a dangerous secret life. The patriarch of the family, L.C. Duncan (Hudson), is at the age when he's starting to think about retirement and has to decide which of his children should take over his thriving exotic car dealership. The Duncans quickly come under siege from some of the top politicians, mafia and drug cartels in the city. The Duncans will have to stick together or die separately. The highly anticipated television event “Carl Weber's The Family Business,” makes its debut on Tuesday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

BET Networks Licenses CARL WEBER'S THE FAMILY BUSINESS Photo BET Networks Licenses CARL WEBER'S THE FAMILY BUSINESS
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Today, BET Networks announces the acquisition of eight-part drama 'Carl Weber's The Family Business,' based on The New York Times best-selling author's most popular family crime drama novel starring acclaimed-actor and Executive Produccer Ernie Hudson. Originally developed and produced as an indie film franchise, BET has licensed the content to air this dynamic production in an explosive way. Meet the Duncans, a prominent family from Jamaica, Queens living fast and luxurious. By day, they're an upstanding family; by night, they live a dangerous secret life. The patriarch of the family, L.C. Duncan (Hudson), is at the age when he's starting to think about retirement and has to decide which of his children should take over his thriving exotic car dealership. The Duncans quickly come under siege from some of the top politicians, mafia and drug cartels in the city. The Duncans will have to stick together or die separately. The highly anticipated television event 'Carl Weber's The Family Business,' makes its debut on Tuesday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.

ActorsNET Stages Glorious Sondheim Musical A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Photo ActorsNET Stages Glorious Sondheim Musical A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Scandals explode, laughter erupts in response to a brilliant book by Hugh Wheeler, while the glorious music of Stephen Sondheim soars in Morrisville's Heritage Center Theatre weekends through May 6 as ActorsNET presents A Little Night Music.

Lori's Original Lemonade Receives National Recognition as an American Small Business  Photo Lori's Original Lemonade Receives National Recognition as an American Small Business Champion by SCORE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2018

Local business Lori's Original Lemonadehas been named a winner of The 2018 American Small Business Championship by SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. The Championship awarded this title to 102 entrepreneurs for their dedication to the success of their small businesses, awarding them an all-expense-paid trip to a training and networking event, SCORE mentoring and publicity throughout the year, and a chance to win one of three $15,000 grand prizes, made possible with the support of Sam's Club.

MCCC's WWFM Hosts Live Broadcast From Princeton Theological Seminary, 2/16 Photo MCCC's WWFM Hosts Live Broadcast From Princeton Theological Seminary, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

WWFM The Classical Network, located on Mercer County Community College's West Windsor Campus, will present "Deep River: The Art of the Spiritual," featuring the Washington-based PostClassical Ensemble and bass-baritone Keven Deas in concert Friday Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. at Princeton Theological Seminary's Miller Chapel.

LGBTQ Church in Palm Beach Gardens to Host 36th Anniversary Celebration This Weekend Photo LGBTQ Church in Palm Beach Gardens to Host 36th Anniversary Celebration This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

As part of its special 36th Anniversary Weekend, today, November 18, MCCPB is inviting followers and friends to a Jubilant Song Dedication Concert featuring the church's new Yamaha C-3 grand piano and Rodgers 599 organ, purchased from the $61,000 raised in the campaign. The 7 pm concert will present sacred, classical and contemporary gospel music performed by many talented artists from the church and community.

LGBTQ Church in Palm Beach Gardens to Host 36th Anniversary Celebration This Weekend Photo LGBTQ Church in Palm Beach Gardens to Host 36th Anniversary Celebration This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

As part of its special 36th Anniversary Weekend, on Saturday, November 18, MCCPB is inviting followers and friends to a Jubilant Song Dedication Concert featuring the church's new Yamaha C-3 grand piano and Rodgers 599 organ, purchased from the $61,000 raised in the campaign. The 7 pm concert will present sacred, classical and contemporary gospel music performed by many talented artists from the church and community.

Peak Performances' 2017-18 Season to Highlight Works by Women Photo Peak Performances' 2017-18 Season to Highlight Works by Women
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Peak Performances, the renowned series at Montclair State University that plays a key role in the global performing arts landscape by introducing major new stage productions and critical innovations in the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance, performance art and music, has announced that its 2017-18 season will consist entirely of new works by women.

Brown Arts Initiative and Performa Co-Commission Work by Kelly Nipper
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Brown Arts Initiative (BAI) at Brown University and New York City-based Performa announced today a new three-year collaboration. The inaugural component is the co-commission of a new work by artist Kelly Nipper with MIT's Self-Assembly Lab to be developed during an artists' residency at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts at Brown University in summer 2017.

Brown Box Theatre Project to Stage SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Brown Box Theatre Project is set to tackle their most ambitious production to date with an outdoor presentation of Jason Robert Brown's beloved musical, Songs for a New World, May 5-14.

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