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Ben Platt Honored With Inspiration Award on Final Day of GLSEN RESPECT EVERYWHERE Photo Ben Platt Honored With Inspiration Award on Final Day of GLSEN RESPECT EVERYWHERE
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

Today, GLSEN, the leading education organization focused on ensuring safe and inclusive schools for all students, honored Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt with the Inspiration Award on the final day of RESPECT EVERYWHERE, a series of innovative fundraising initiatives presented in short videos running from May 18-22.

Smithsonian Channel Announces Premieres For May 2020 Photo Smithsonian Channel Announces Premieres For May 2020
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

Smithsonian Channels' May programming features the premiere of “An American Aristocrat's Guide To Great Estates,” an all-access pass into Great Britain's most magnificent homes, hosted by Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke.

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Fifth Season Trailer For BILLIONS Photo VIDEO: Showtime Releases Fifth Season Trailer For BILLIONS
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2020

SHOWTIME has released the official trailer for the fifth season of its hit drama series BILLIONS, premiering on Sunday, May 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, the fifth season cast of BILLIONS includes new recurring guest stars Corey Stoll (House of Cards) and Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife).

VIDEO: Ben Platt and Nina Dobrev Talk Their New Movie RUN THIS TOWN Photo VIDEO: Ben Platt and Nina Dobrev Talk Their New Movie RUN THIS TOWN
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2020

Ben Platt and Nina Dobrev were guests on Thursday, March 5's episode of E!'s Pop of the Morning to talk about their new film 'Run This Town.'

Limited Number of Specially Priced Tickets to AMERICAN BUFFALO Will Be Made Available Photo Limited Number of Specially Priced Tickets to AMERICAN BUFFALO Will Be Made Available
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020

To celebrate the upcoming revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, directed by Neil Pepe, a limited number of specially priced tickets will be made available on Thursday, February 20 at the Circle in the Square Theatre box office (235 W 50th Street). These one-time only prices are commensurate with the cost of a ticket to one of the play's previous productions, including the 1977 world premiere staging where American Buffalo received the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play.

Smithsonian Channel Announces SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS Photo Smithsonian Channel Announces SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Smithsonian Channel is set to investigate some of the most shocking and explosive cases of espionage over the last 50 years. SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS features the incredible true stories of spy wars fought in the shadows, from the turbulent years of the Cold War to the Iran Hostage Crisis and the discovery of a complex web of sleeper agents living in the U.S. – a major inspiration for the plot of The Americans. Each episode of this new eight-part series sees host Damian Lewis revealing these remarkable tales of the secretive world of government intelligence, surveillance and international conspiracy plots with interviews from the experts and eyewitnesses that lived through them. SPY WARS WITH DAMIAN LEWIS premieres Sunday, March 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel.

Ben Platt Announced as The Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2020 Man of the Year Photo Ben Platt Announced as The Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2020 Man of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has announced BEN PLATT as the recipient of its 2020 Man of the Year Award, and the youngest ever Man of the Year in the 54 years of the award. The Pudding will present this honor to a Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award-winning actor and musician who has made a meaningful impact on Broadway, television, and film.

VIDEO: See Ben Platt in the Trailer for RUN THIS TOWN Photo VIDEO: See Ben Platt in the Trailer for RUN THIS TOWN
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

Twitter has teamed up with Oscilloscope Laboratories for outreach on Ricky Tollman's feature film debut, “Run This Town,” starring Ben Platt.

Season Five of BILLIONS to Premiere on May 3 Photo Season Five of BILLIONS to Premiere on May 3
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Today, SHOWTIME announced that season five of the hit drama series BILLIONS will premiere on Sunday, May 3 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, BILLIONS is currently in production in New York. As previously announced, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) and Golden Globe nominee Corey Stoll (House of Cards) will guest star in multiple episodes of the fifth season. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc., at the Television Critics Association's Winter Press Tour.

Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS O Photo Playground Supports Immersive Theater Company WITNESS And New Production, LAST DAYS OF THE TSARS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Colin Callender's Tony and Golden Globe award-winning production company Playground (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Lucky Guy) today announces its expansion into immersive theatre with its support of WITNESS, a new theatre company created and led by Artistic Director Michael Bontatibus, former creative executive at Playground. WITNESS's recent sold-out productions include Noirtown which premiered at the Rave Theatre Festival and was hailed by The New York Times as a?oeelectrifying,a?? Found Footage at Colonels Row on Governors Island, and The Visitation at the Wyckoff House, the oldest building in New York.

Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundanc Photo Films from SLAVE PLAY's Jeremy O. Harris, Julie Taymor & More Join Line-Up at Sundance Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, from January 23a?"February 2, 2020. The Sundance Film Festival is Sundance Institute's flagship public program, widely regarded as the largest American independent film festival and attended by more than 120,000 people and 1,300 accredited press, and powered by more than 2,000 volunteers last year.

Maggie Smith, Andrew Scott, SWEAT, and More Win Big at the Evening Standard Theatre A Photo Maggie Smith, Andrew Scott, SWEAT, and More Win Big at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019; Full Winners List!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

The winners of the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, in association with Michael Kors, were revealed at a ceremony tonight at the London Coliseum.

Julianna Margulies, Corey Stoll Joins Season Five of BILLIONS Photo Julianna Margulies, Corey Stoll Joins Season Five of BILLIONS
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) and Golden Globe nominee Corey Stoll (House of Cards) have signed on to guest star in multiple episodes of the fifth season of the hit SHOWTIME drama series BILLIONS. Margulies will play Catherine Brant, an Ivy League sociology professor and bestselling author. Stoll joins in a season-long arc as Michael Prince, a business titan from a small town in Indiana. Starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti, and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, BILLIONS is currently in production in New York and will return to the network in 2020. BILLIONS averages 4.5 million viewers per week across platforms.

Evening Standard Theatre Awards Announce 2019 Shortlist
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Today, the Evening Standard announces the 2019 shortlist for the 65th Evening Standard Theatre Awards in association with Michael Kors. Across nine award categories, the shortlist features the biggest names and emerging talents from the London stage over the last twelve months. Among the contenders are some strong commercial hits that have transferred or are about to move onto the West End or Broadway a?' including Betrayal, Death of a Salesman, Fiddler on the Roof, The Son and Sweat.

Evening Standard Announces 65th Theatre Awards Photo Evening Standard Announces 65th Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Today, the Evening Standard announces the annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards in association with Michael Kors, will take place at the West End's largest theatre, the London Coliseum on Sunday 24th November, with a ceremony presented by Cush Jumbo.

Photo Flash: First Look at WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED) at Park Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED) at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Further performers have been revealed for Park Theatre's World Premiere murder mystery Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], as Adam Hills, Jason Manford, Neil Morrissey, Clarke Peters and Sandi Toksvig - with the voice of Miriam Margolyes - join the stellar list of participants. Every night, a different guest performer will step onstage to join the rehearsed ensemble of a scripted murder mystery play, having attended no rehearsals, read no script, nor received any direction. Armed only with a hidden earpiece to receive instructions, they will endeavour to solve the crime in real time.

The Academy Invites 842 To Membership; 50% Are Women Photo The Academy Invites 842 To Membership; 50% Are Women
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 842 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. The 2019 class is 50% women, 29% people of color, and represents 59 countries. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2019.

Showtime Signs Overall Deal with BILLIONS Executive Producers Brian Koppelman, David  Photo Showtime Signs Overall Deal with BILLIONS Executive Producers Brian Koppelman, David Levien
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

SHOWTIME has announced it has signed acclaimed executive producers and writers Brian Koppelman and David Levien to an overall deal under which they will continue to serve as showrunners of the hit drama series BILLIONS while also developing new projects exclusively for the network. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, 6/3-6/7 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, 6/3-6/7
by TV Scoop - May 31, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, 6/3-6/7!

VIDEO: Get a First Listen of Ian McKellen in WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED); Additional Cast Photo VIDEO: Get a First Listen of Ian McKellen in WHODUNNIT (UNREHEARSED); Additional Casting Announced!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2019

Further performers have been revealed for Park Theatre's World Premiere murder mystery Whodunnit [Unrehearsed], as Adam Hills, Jason Manford, Neil Morrissey, Clarke Peters and Sandi Toksvig - with the voice of Miriam Margolyes - join the stellar list of participants. Every night, a different guest performer will step onstage to join the rehearsed ensemble of a scripted murder mystery play, having attended no rehearsals, read no script, nor received any direction. Armed only with a hidden earpiece to receive instructions, they will endeavour to solve the crime in real time.

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