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30 Theatre Books for Your Summer Reading List Photo 30 Theatre Books for Your Summer Reading List
by Team BWW - Jul 4, 2021

There is no better time than summer to relax by the pool and curl up with a great book, and you're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 30 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's summer reading!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 29 - Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIG Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 29 - Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS Book, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021

This week's list includes Lin-Manuel Miranda's new book In the Heights: Finding Home, the Original London Cast recording of Amelie, a DVD/Blu-ray of the original London cast of An American in Paris, and more!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 22 - Amanda Kloots Book on Nick Corde Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of March 22 - Amanda Kloots Book on Nick Cordero, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021

Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Live Your Life: My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero, Once On This Island on orange vinyl, R&H Goes Pop!, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OU Photo VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose and More in SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES Benefit
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2020

Members of the Film & TV Music community, made up of composers, songwriters, music editors, music supervisors, studio executives and more, contributed their talents to SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES: A CELEBRATION FOR THE FILM & TV MUSIC COMMUNITY, an online benefit event for MusiCares¬ģ COVID-19 Relief Fund.¬†

Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose, Darren Criss and More Join SOUNDTRACK OF Photo Patti LuPone, Zachary Levi, Anika Noni Rose, Darren Criss and More Join SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2020

Members of the Film & TV Music community, made up of composers, songwriters, music editors, music supervisors, studio executives and more, are contributing their talents to SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES: A CELEBRATION FOR THE FILM & TV MUSIC COMMUNITY, an online benefit event for MusiCares¬ģ COVID-19 Relief Fund.

PEACOCK LIVE! Adds More Stars, Panels & Activations to Lineup Photo PEACOCK LIVE! Adds More Stars, Panels & Activations to Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 5, 2020

NBCUniversal has announced a robust slate of new show panels, celebrity appearances and interactive activations at Peacock Live!, its first-ever two-day fan festival taking place March 28-29, 2020 on the legendary Universal Studios backlot.

NBCUniversal Presents 'Peacock Live!' A First-Ever Fan Event On The Universal Studios Photo NBCUniversal Presents 'Peacock Live!' A First-Ever Fan Event On The Universal Studios Backlot
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 19, 2019

NBCUniversal has announced Peacock Live!, an immersive and interactive two-day fan festival showcasing the best of the company's past, present and future. Taking place March 28-29, 2020 on the legendary Universal Studios backlot, Peacock Live! will give fans insider access to the latest and greatest film, television, sports, lifestyle and theme park experiences from NBCUniversal. 

Creative Teams For South Coast Repertory's 2019-20 Season Announced Photo Creative Teams For South Coast Repertory's 2019-20 Season Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2019

Today, South Coast Repertory Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei announced the 13 creative dream teams for the 2019-20 season, the first programmed by Ivers. The roughly 100 individuals are among the theatre industry's finest, most creative and versatile talents.

Vocalist And Recording Artist Todd Murray Releases New Holiday Single And Music Video Photo Vocalist And Recording Artist Todd Murray Releases New Holiday Single And Music Video 'I'm Getting Into The Swing Of Christmas'
by Julie Musbach - Nov 14, 2018

Award-winning, acclaimed vocalist, recording star and songwriter Todd Murray celebrates the holiday season with his highly-anticipated, first-ever holiday single and music video: I'm Getting Into The Swing of Christmas. Destined to be the break-out hit of the holiday season, the recording is already being praised as a new holiday classic.

BWW Interview: ACTOR & WRITER TIM JOYCE Photo BWW Interview: ACTOR & WRITER TIM JOYCE
by Mark C. Lloyd - Jul 22, 2018

BWW Interview: ACTOR & WRITER TIM JOYCE

Annual Holiday Favorite A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns To South Coast Repertory Photo Annual Holiday Favorite A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns To South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

Some of the most-recognized phrases in the English language come from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: Bah!, Humbug! and God bless us, everyone. South Coast Repertory's annual production of the Dickens classic returns for its 38th year; performances run Nov. 24-Dec. 24 on the Segerstrom Stage. Hal Landon Jr. returns as Scrooge and John-David Keller directs both for their 38th consecutive year. Tickets are now on sale at scr.org.

Annual Holiday Favorite A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns To South Coast Repertory Photo Annual Holiday Favorite A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns To South Coast Repertory
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2017

Some of the most-recognized phrases in the English language come from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: Bah!, Humbug! and God bless us, everyone. South Coast Repertory's annual production of the Dickens classic returns for its 38th year; performances run Nov. 24-Dec. 24 on the Segerstrom Stage. Hal Landon Jr. returns as Scrooge and John-David Keller directs both for their 38th consecutive year. Tickets are now on sale at scr.org.

IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach Comes to NBC This Sunday
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2017

Coming off a record-setting season of IndyCar viewership, NBCSN opens its coverage of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series with a live presentation of the iconic Grand Prix of Long Beach this Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET, highlighting a motorsports event tripleheader on the network this weekend.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/11/2017
by - Mar 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/11/2017.

Edward Gero Stars as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in THE ORIGINALIST on the Next THEATER CLOSE-UP
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - continues with John Strand's The Originalist, captured live on-stage at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., Monday, March 13 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with an encore presentation on Sunday, March 19 at 3:40 a.m. The play will also air Sunday, March 26 at 10 p.m. on WLIW21. The play, directed on the stage by Molly Smith, will be available for streaming for two weeks after the broadcast. L to R: Edward Gero as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Kerry Warren as Cat in The Originalist at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Credit: C. Stanley Photography. Four-time Helen Hayes Award winner Edward Gero (Red) returned to Arena Stage as one of America's most brilliant and polarizing figures: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. When bright, liberal, Harvard Law School graduate Cat (Kerry Warren) embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Scalia, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and an unexpected mentor. How will their relationship affect one of the most incendiary cases ever to reach the nation's highest court? Along the way, Cat's relationship with Scalia is complicated further by Brad (Harlan Work), an adversarial law clerk on Scalia's staff. Gero had last appeared at Arena Stage as Mark Rothko in 'Red.' He is a four-time Helen Hayes winner and 14-time nominee. Regional credits include Mark Rothko in 'Red' at the Goodman Theatre; the title role of 'Sweeney Todd' at Signature Theatre; 'The Chosen' at Theater J; Ebenezer Scrooge in 'A Christmas Carol' and Horace Vandergelder in 'Hello, Dolly!' at Ford's Theatre; 'American Buffalo,' 'Shining City' (Helen Hayes nomination) and 'Skylight' (Helen Hayes Award) at Studio Theatre; and 'The Matchmaker' at Center Stage. In 30 seasons with the Shakespeare Theatre Company, he's played 70 roles, including Helen Hayes-winning turns in 'Henry IV,' 'Richard II' and 'Macbeth.' In New York, he's appeared at South Street Theatre and Classic Stage. Author John Strand is a resident playwright with Arena Stage through the American Voices New Play Institute. His previous work at Arena Stage includes 'The Miser,' an adaptation of the Moliere play set in Reagan-era America; 'Lovers and Executioners,' winner of the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play; and Tom Walker, also commissioned by Arena Stage. His recent work includes the book and lyrics for 'Hat! A Vaudeville,' a new musical with a score by composer Dennis McCarthy (South Coast Repertory); 'Lincolnesque,' a dark comedy about politics and madness in D.C. (The Old Globe, dir. by Joe Calarco); and 'Lorenzaccio,' his adaptation of Alfred de Musset's 1834 French classic (Shakespeare Theatre Company, dir. by Michael Kahn). Of the Arena Stage production, The New York Times wrote, '... The meat of the play draws a portrait of the private man in accordance with the public record: rigid in his views, deeply moralistic and unafraid to express his florid contempt for those benighted souls who see things from any perspective other than his own. Also: He's funny.' DC Theatre Scene opined, 'Arena and director Molly Smith have given this fine work a good, rigorous production ... Edward Gero is a continuing wonder ...' Theater Close-Up on THIRTEEN has most recently featured Rasheeda Speaking from The New Group, Fashions for Men from Mint Theater, Wiesenthal filmed at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, Repairing a Nation from Crossroads Theatre Company in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Incident at Vichy from Signature Theatre Company, The Woodsman recorded at New World Stages, Buried Child from The New Group, and Buyer & Cellar from Westport Country Playhouse. THIRTEEN is using its unrivaled expertise in producing national PBS arts programming - which began with such classic series as Theater in America, part of the award-winning series Great Performances and special limited series such as Stage on Screen -- to provide New Yorkers with unparalleled access to great Off-Broadway and regional offerings. The Originalist is a production of Stage17, and was directed for television by Diana Basmajian. For Theater Close-Up, Mitch Owgang is producer; Bill O'Donnell is series producer; and David Horn is executive producer. Executive-in-charge for WNET is Neal Shapiro. Major support for this presentation of Theater Close-Up is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation, and Bernard and Irene Schwartz. # # # About WNET WNET is America's flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21. WNET also operates NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its broadcast channels, three cable services (KidsThirteen, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children's programs, and local news and cultural offerings. WNET's groundbreaking series for children and young adults include Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase as well as Mission US, the award-winning interactive history game. WNET highlights the tri-state's unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Reel 13, NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams and MetroFocus, the daily multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. In addition, WNET produces online-only programming including the award-winning series about gender, First Person, and an intergenerational look at tech and pop culture, The Chatterbox with Kevin and Grandma Lill. In 2015, THIRTEEN launched Passport, an online streaming service which allows members to see new and archival THIRTEEN and PBS programming anytime, anywhere: www.thirteen.org/passport. About Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater Under the leadership of Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie, is a national center dedicated to American voices and artists. Arena Stage produces plays of all that is passionate, profound, deep and dangerous in the American spirit, and presents diverse and ground-breaking work from some of the best artists around the country. Arena Stage is committed to commissioning and developing new plays and impacts the lives of over 10,000 students annually through its work in community engagement. Now in its seventh decade, Arena Stage serves a diverse annual audience of more than 300,000. Arenastage.org For media only: Photos and press releases can be accessed here: http://www.thirteen.org/13pressroom/press-release/theater-close-originalist/

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Marks 37th Season at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Nothing says the holidays like South Coast Repertory's production of A Christmas Carol, an Orange County family favorite since 1980. John-David Keller directs the Charles Dickens' classic, adapted by Jerry Patch, with performances on the Segerstrom Stage Nov. 25-Dec. 24. Hal Landon Jr. is Ebenezer Scrooge, the "Bah! Humbug!" miser who has a yuletide change of heart. Tickets are available at www.scr.org.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Marks 37th Season at South Coast Repertory
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2016

Nothing says the holidays like South Coast Repertory's production of A Christmas Carol, an Orange County family favorite since 1980. John-David Keller directs the Charles Dickens' classic, adapted by Jerry Patch, with performances on the Segerstrom Stage Nov. 25-Dec. 24. Hal Landon Jr. is Ebenezer Scrooge, the "Bah! Humbug!" miser who has a yuletide change of heart. Tickets are available at www.scr.org.

5th Annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Welcomes Rachelle Ferrell, 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to present the fifth annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival (PJLIF) on June 19 - 21, 2015.

5th Annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival Welcomes Rachelle Ferrell, 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to present the fifth annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival (PJLIF) on June 19 - 21, 2015.

Edward Gero Stars in Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Four-time Helen Hayes Award winner and acclaimed D.C. actor Edward Gero stars as one of America's most brilliant and polarizing figures-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia-in the world-premiere political drama The Originalist, by Charles MacArthur Award winner and Arena Stage resident playwright John Strand. When a bright, liberal law school graduate embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Scalia, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and unexpected mentor. How will their relationship affect one of the most incendiary cases ever to reach the nation's highest court? Artistic Director Molly Smith directs this daring new play, which offers a rare portrayal of a sitting Supreme Court justice, and for the first time the intimate Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle will be configured into a three-quarter thrust configuration. The Originalist runs March 6-April 26, 2015.

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