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Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Actress, Acting Teacher Sondra LeeExclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Actress, Acting Teacher Sondra Lee
by Behind the Curtain - Jul 22, 2019

Her autobiography is entitled I've Slept With Everyone and, after hearing our interview with Sondra Lee, we think you will understand why. Sondra's Broadway credits include High Button Shoes, Peter Pan (where she originated the role of Tiger Lily), Hotel Paradiso, Jerome Robbins Ballet: USA, Sunday in New York, and Hello, Dolly where she originated the role of Minnie Fay! (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller Star in TOP GUN: MAVERICKVIDEO: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller Star in TOP GUN: MAVERICK
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2019

Paramount Pictures, Skydance and Jerry Bruckheimer Films present Top Gun: Maverick. starring Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, and Lewis Pullman and with Ed Harris. (more...)

LOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRDLOVE, SIMON Star Nick Robinson to Make Broadway Debut as Jem in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Nick Robinson, critically acclaimed for last year's movie Love, Simon, will make his Broadway debut as Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, beginning Tuesday, November 5, alongside four-time Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Ed Harris as Atticus Finch. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda to Appear at San Diego Comic-Con with HIS DARK MATERIALSLin-Manuel Miranda to Appear at San Diego Comic-Con with HIS DARK MATERIALS
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

The HBO series HIS DARK MATERIALS, GAME OF THRONES and WESTWORLD are confirmed for panels and autograph signing sessions at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2019. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 6/14: Ed Harris in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More!Wake Up With BWW 6/14: Ed Harris in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 14, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Ed Harris will replace Jeff Daniels in To Kill A Mockingbird, and more! (more...)

Breaking: Ed Harris Will Take Over for Jeff Daniels in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on BroadwayBreaking: Ed Harris Will Take Over for Jeff Daniels in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

According to the New York Times, stage and screen star Ed Harris will take over in the role of Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird on Broadway beginning November 5, 2019. Jeff Daniels, who earned a Tony nomination for his portrayal of the classic character, will play his final performance on November 3. (more...)

Gina Rodriguez to Star in AWAKE for NetflixGina Rodriguez to Star in AWAKE for Netflix
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2019

Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez is set to star in the film Awake for Netflix from Mark Raso. (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces 2019 Directors & Screenwriters Lab FellowsSundance Institute Announces 2019 Directors & Screenwriters Lab Fellows
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2019

Filmmakers from the U.S., Lebanon, Palestine, and the United Kingdom have been selected for the 2019 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs, taking place at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah. At the Directors Lab (May 27-June 18), filmmakers will rehearse, shoot, and edit key scenes from their scripts, working in an immersive, hands-on environment with support from accomplished advisors to build their craft as directors and make key discoveries in collaboration with their actors and key crew. Immediately following, the Screenwriters Lab (June 20-24) provides the opportunity to process the insight gained from the Directors Lab through one-on-one story sessions with screenwriter advisors, and find inspiration and guidance for continued development of their screenplays. (more...)

San Francisco's Magic Theatre To Honor Arts Philanthropist Rebecca Eisen And Author/Playwright Octavio SolisSan Francisco's Magic Theatre To Honor Arts Philanthropist Rebecca Eisen And Author/Playwright Octavio Solis
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

Magic Theatre announced today that the company's 2019 Gala Fundraiser, Magic Masquerade: Warhol's Factory, will be held at Gallery 308 (Fort Mason Center, Landmark Building A, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123) on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Individual tickets to the Gala are available now for $500.00, with Silver Tier Tables (including 10 tickets with Premier seating) available for $5,000.00 and Gold Tier Tables (10 tickets with VIP seating, with an Artist at your table) are available for $10,000.00. Tickets and tables may be purchased online at magictheatre.org/engage/magic-gala, by calling 415-441-8822. (more...)

Magic Theatre's 2019 Masquerade Gala To Honor Rebecca Eisen And Octavio SolisMagic Theatre's 2019 Masquerade Gala To Honor Rebecca Eisen And Octavio Solis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Magic Theatre announced today that the company's 2019 Gala Fundraiser, Magic Masquerade: Warhol's Factory, will be held at Gallery 308 (more...)

Photo Flash: Anthony Rapp & Adam Pascal Bring ACOUSTICALLY SPEAKING To Catalina Bar & GrillPhoto Flash: Anthony Rapp & Adam Pascal Bring ACOUSTICALLY SPEAKING To Catalina Bar & Grill
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Chris Isaacson Presents presented Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp: Acoustically Speaking at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Acoustically Speaking features two Broadway favorites and original stars of Rent coming together to celebrate music, memories, and their 20-year friendship. (more...)

Broadway Star Abby Mueller Performs Live At Stars Of Stony Brook Gala FundraiserBroadway Star Abby Mueller Performs Live At Stars Of Stony Brook Gala Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Over 850 guests gathered last evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City to honor alumna and Simons Foundation President Marilyn Hawrys Simons '74, PhD '84, at the 20th Stars of Stony Brook Gala.  Hosted annually by the Stony Brook Foundation Board of Trustees, this year's celebration recognized Dr. Simons for her leadership as president of one of the nation's premier philanthropic institutions devoted to driving progress in basic science, as well as her contributions to improving educational opportunities for the underserved at the university and beyond.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Edie Falco at Spring Gala!Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Edie Falco at Spring Gala!
by Walter McBride - Mar 12, 2019

Off-Broadway's The New Group honored Edie Falco and Serge Nivelle at the company's Annual Gala last night, March 11 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). The event featured a performance by Brandon Victor Dixon and appearances by Peter Dinklage, Warren Leight, Erica Schmidt and Tarik Trotter. (more...)

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp Return To Catalina Bar & GrillAdam Pascal & Anthony Rapp Return To Catalina Bar & Grill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced the return of Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp: Acoustically Speaking for two shows only on Monday, April 15, and Tuesday, April 16, at 8:30pm at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Acoustically Speaking features two Broadway favorites and original stars of Rent coming together to celebrate music, memories, and their 20-year friendship. (more...)

The New Group Honors Edie Falco And Serge Nivelle At Annual GalaThe New Group Honors Edie Falco And Serge Nivelle At Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Off-Broadway's The New Group will honor Edie Falco and Serge Nivelle at the company's Annual Gala on Monday, March 11 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich).  The event will feature a performance by Brandon Victor Dixon and appearances by Peter Dinklage, Warren Leight, Erica Schmidt and Tarik Trotter. The evening, 6:00-10:00pm, includes cocktails, dinner and live auctions. (more...)

New Details Revealed on All-Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSSNew Details Revealed on All-Female GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 28, 2019

BroadwayWorld previously reported last year that an all-female production of David Mamet's play Glengarry Glen Ross was in the works. (more...)

LIVING WITH THE DEAD: THE FILMS OF GEORGE A. ROMERO Comes to BAMLIVING WITH THE DEAD: THE FILMS OF GEORGE A. ROMERO Comes to BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

From Friday, February 22 through Sunday, March 3, BAM presents Living with the Dead: The Films of George A. Romero, a career-spanning retrospective-the first since his death-exploring independent trailblazer Romero (1940-2017) and his use of the horror genre to explore the darkness and paranoia of contemporary America. After ushering in a new era in independent and horror filmmaking with 1968's groundbreaking Night of the Living Dead, Romero embarked on a singular, influential four-decade career, imbuing his all-American nightmares with satiric and deadly serious commentaries on issues like race, capitalism, militarism, and government mistrust. In Romero's films, the monsters are not the other-they are us. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For ALYS, ALWAYS at the Bridge TheatreFull Casting Announced For ALYS, ALWAYS at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Joining the previously announced Joanne Froggatt (Frances) and Robert Glenister (Lawrence) in the premiere of Lucinda Coxon's Alys, Always are Danny Ashok (Sid), Joanna David (Charlotte), Leah Gayer (Polly), Simon Manyonda (Oliver), Sylvestra Le Touzel (Mary/Audrey), Jeff Rawle (Robin/Mr Thorpe), Vineeta Rishi (Julia Price), Sue Wallace (Mrs Thorpe) and Sam Woolf (Teddy). (more...)

Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman Receives the Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in FilmPhoto Flash: Hugh Jackman Receives the Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film
by Marika O'Hara - Nov 20, 2018

On Monday night, Academy Award nominated actor Hugh Jackman received the Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival at the Ritz Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara, CA. Jackman was honored for his illustrious career in film and his recent work in The Front Runner. On hand to celebrate this momentous occasion were cast mate J.K. Simmons, Director Jason Reitman, and longtime friend Ben Mendelsohn. (more...)

TRU Now Accepting Writer Submissions For How To Write A Musical That WorksTRU Now Accepting Writer Submissions For How To Write A Musical That Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents How to Write a Musical That Works, part 1: The World and The Want, the first workshop in a 3-part series. One of the programs in TRU Beginnings: Opportunities for Early Development of New Work, it will take placeon Sunday, December 9, 2018. (more...)

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