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Thandie Newton to Star in Neo-Western Thriller GOD'S COUNTRY Photo Thandie Newton to Star in Neo-Western Thriller GOD'S COUNTRY
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Emmy® winning actress Thandie Newton, soon to be seen in the third season of HBO's 'Westworld,' will star in director Julian Higgins' debut feature God's Country, Cold Iron Pictures and The Film Arcade announced today.

Prague Shakespeare Company Will Present New Version of Shakespeare's Richard III Perf Photo Prague Shakespeare Company Will Present New Version of Shakespeare's Richard III Performed In The Original English
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

Prague Shakespeare Company will present a new version of Shakespeare's Richard III performed in the original English. PSC Artistic Director Guy Roberts directs and stars as Richard, the man audiences have loved to hate for over four hundred years. Deformed in body and spirit, this depraved madman is obsessed with becoming King of England. Does he fall? Of course, but not before he has taken all of us on his wickedly entertaining ride.

Barnes & Noble Labor Day Book Haul Blowout Sale: Over 100 New and Best Selling Titles Photo Barnes & Noble Labor Day Book Haul Blowout Sale: Over 100 New and Best Selling Titles 50% Off!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Aug 30, 2018

If you're looking for a great sale on recent releases, head out to Barnes and Noble this weekend. The sale is running now through Labor Day (Monday, September 3rd, 2018). Over 100 new titles and recent best sellers are ON SALE for 50% off. If you're not near a store, the sale is also online. Members save an extra 10% in store or receive free express shipping online. Below is a press release for the company with all the details, but I also stopped in the store this week and took pictures of the displays so that you can get a better look at the titles on sale.

Verb Ballets Summer Series Kicks Off Photo Verb Ballets Summer Series Kicks Off
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Verb Ballets showcases performances throughout Northeast Ohio this summer with captivating choreography and a passionate dance. The contemporary ballet company's Summer Series include performances at Cain Park on June 29th, Heinz Poll Summer Dance Festival on July 27-28th, Lakeside Chautauqua on August 4th with the Lakeside Symphony and at Tremont's Arts in August on August 11th.

Michael C. Hall Would Consider a DEXTER Reboot Photo Michael C. Hall Would Consider a DEXTER Reboot
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2018

Michael C. Hall talked to Variety, where he discussed the possibility of a Dexter reboot.

LA/LA Officially Closes on 1/28 with Nearly a Quarter of the Exhibitions Due to Trave Photo LA/LA Officially Closes on 1/28 with Nearly a Quarter of the Exhibitions Due to Travel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA will officially close on January 28, 2018, after the presentation throughout Southern California of hundreds of concurrent exhibitions, programs, and events about Latin American and Latino art. With the support of $16.3 million in grants from the Getty Foundation, and five years of research and planning, more than 70 cultural institutions ranging from small community-based centers to the region's largest museums participated in this unprecedented, four-month-long exploration of the rich past and vital present of Latin American and Latino art.

Verb Ballets Continues the Legacy of Heinz Polls
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Verb Ballets continues the legacy of Heinz Poll, founder of Ohio Ballet, at the Akron Civic Theatre on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 8:00pm. Verb Ballets will showcase new ballets inspired by Poll's choreography with a company premiere by former principal with Ohio Ballet, Andrew Carroll and Verb Ballets' dancer, Michael Hinton.

Final Week for HENRY V and AS YOU LIKE IT at Prague Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Prague Shakespeare Company gives a special ONE NIGHT ONLY reading of one of the most successful productions in our history: Henry V. Presented in a unique 75 minute format this staged reading is the penultimate canon event of our historic PSC400 Season.

RICHARD III at the Estates Theater September 3rd
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Fresh off their triumphant Prague Castle performance, Prague Shakespeare Company and Narodni divadlo are proud to present a special one night only reprise performance of PSC's English-language production of Shakespeare's Richard III.

LES MISERABLES Miniseries Coming to Television
by - Jul 21, 2016

BWW Review: PRICE CHECK! THE MUSICAL Embraces The Aussie Cultural Cringe Factor
by Barry Lenny - Jul 11, 2016

Price Check! The Musical has taken Sean Weatherly and his coauthor, Cerise de Gelder, ten years to create.

Barnes & Noble Announces Gift Lineup for Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced it has the greatest selection of gifts perfect for any Dad this Father's Day. Customers can get Dad his favorite new book from Barnes & Noble's leading selection of specially curated titles, including Fiction favorites like End of Watch by Stephen King and History bestsellers like Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots by David Fisher and Bill O'Reilly, plus unique gift books. Customers can also get Dads who love to grill Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction by Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas and Sally Jackson, for only $14.99 at Barnes & Noble with the purchase of any item in store or online at through July 11, while supplies last.

S.Pellegrino' Young Chef 2016 Competition Announces U.S. Finalists And Acclaimed Judging Panel
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

STAMFORD, Conn., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ S.Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water today announced the ten U.S. finalists in the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 competition. The group of talented young chefs will compete in July in New York City and the winner will continue on to the global challenge, held in October in Milan.

Four Join Noomi Rapace & Michel Chiklis in RUPTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

AMBI Pictures principals Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi today announced that Peter Stormare (“Fargo,” “22 Jump Street,” “The Big Labowski”), Kerry Bishé (“Argo,” “Sex and the City”), Lesley Manville (“Maleficent,” “Mr. Turner,” “Another Year”) and Ari Millen (“Orphan Black,” “Exit Humanity,” “12 Monkeys”) have been cast in the sci-fi adventure thriller “Rupture,” starring Noomi Rapace (“Prometheus,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” “The Drop”) and Michael Chiklis (“Fantastic Four,” “The Shield”).

Poets' Choice Publishing Launches 'Guy Wires'
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Poets' Choice ( is honored to publish Guy Wires, the latest collection of poetry by Elisavietta Ritchie. The newly established publishing house works closely with the William Meredith Foundation to support the arts and continue the legacy of a great American spirit. Recent annual Meredith Awards for Poetry include Poets David Fisher, Lyubomir Levchev and former US Poet Laureate, Natasha Trethewey. Poet, writer, editor, translator, journalist, photographer, Elisavietta Ritchie's award-winning work is widely published in the United States and abroad. Guy Wires is her seventeenth publication in a long and distinguished career. For three years, she served as President of the Washington Writers' Publishing House, and has involved herself with writers and poets in exile and immigration/emigration, translating poems from Russian, French, and Malay-Indonesian. Her own work has been translated into a dozen languages. Her recent chapbook, 'Feathers, Or, Love on the Wing' is a collaboration with visual artists Megan Richard and Suzanne Shelden ( who designed the present collection. Ritchie's poetry is greatly admired by readers and critics alike: 'Elisavietta Ritchie's poetry combines a Byzantine elegance with straight-forward plain style honesty. The extraordinary range of her interests: work, love, sensuality, and man's plight in a forlorn civilization-is reinforced by her exquisite regard for language and lively fascination with the possibilities of form.' William Packard In the past, Ms. Ritchie has worked as a free-lance writer and photographer for the New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor. Presently, she continues to lead creative writing workshops for adults and school children and works as a photographer and journalist for The Bay Weekly. She lives in Washington and Southern Maryland with her husband Clyde Farnsworth. They have traveled widely together and recounted their life as citizens of the world in various genres. Contact: Press Director, Richard Harteis (860-961-5138)

Josh Hutcherson, Zach Braff & More Join James Franco's IN DUBIOUS BATTLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Principal photography commenced today in Georgia on James Franco's “In Dubious Battle” as a quintet of actors have signed on to join Franco, Selena Gomez, Vincent D'Onofrio, Robert Duvall, Ed Harris, Bryan Cranston, Nat Wolff, John Savage and Sam Shepherd in the much anticipated production from Andrea Iervolino and Lady Monika Bacardi's AMBI Pictures, Rabbit Bandini Productions and That's Hollywood Pictures Production.

James Franco and Chris O'Dowd Star in OF MICE AND MEN, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco and Chris O'Dowd make their Broadway debuts in Of Mice and Men, a new production directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. Of Mice and Men, one of the greatest and most enduring American classics, has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years.

Hudson Players Club Presents LYSISTRATA, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

We know why wars start: politics, money, religion... but how do they end? Lysistrata, a classic Greek sex farce, offers a thoroughly modern and deliciously naughty answer: the women of the warring states withdraw their services until their men agree to stop the fighting.

Roman Polanski to Helm THE DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES in Paris this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The musical, originally billed as TANZ DER VAMPIRE when it premiered in Vienna in 1997, which Polanski also directed, had a brief Broadway run in 2002, with David Ives at the helm and Michael Crawford starring. The production closed shortly thereafter.

How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors? Meet the Full Cast of THE REALISTIC JONESES, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 12, 2014

Will Eno's new play The Realistic Joneses is set to begin previews tomorrow, March 13, 2014, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, plus check out interviews with the company!

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