Elizabeth Gilbert's CITY OF GIRLS Will Be Adapted at Warner Bros.Elizabeth Gilbert's CITY OF GIRLS Will Be Adapted at Warner Bros.
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

According to The Hollywood Reporter, 'Eat Pray Love' author Elizabeth Gilbert's latest novel will get a film adaptation from Warner Bros. (more...)

All of Ryan Murphy's Past, Current and Upcoming Television and Film ProjectsAll of Ryan Murphy's Past, Current and Upcoming Television and Film Projects
by Abigail Charpentier - Aug 23, 2019

Over the last decade, Ryan Murphy has become one of the most influential creators in entertainment. The screenwriter, director and producer has won six Emmy Awards out of 28 nominations and a Tony Award in 2019 for Best Revival of a Play, as a producer. He has also earned three Grammy Award nominations, as a producer. (more...)

Billy Porter and More to Participate in Talkbacks Following A STRANGE LOOPBilly Porter and More to Participate in Talkbacks Following A STRANGE LOOP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts in northeast Wyoming, is proud to announce the debut of "Ucross Spotlight": a nationwide series of performances, live readings, moderated panels, and cultural events featuring its esteemed alumni. "Ucross Spotlight" will debut on Wednesday, June 19, at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street), with a conversation between Michael R. Jackson, Billy Porter and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, moderated by Jacobs-Jenkins. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on CBS THIS MORNING, 6/1-6/7Scoop: Upcoming Guests on CBS THIS MORNING, 6/1-6/7
by TV Scoop - May 30, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on CBS THIS MORNING, 6/1-6/7, airing on CBS! (more...)

Cheryl Strayed, Hannah Gadsby Among Ucross 2019 Spring Artists In ResidenceCheryl Strayed, Hannah Gadsby Among Ucross 2019 Spring Artists In Residence
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts, today announced the recipients of its Spring 2019 fellowships. 54 visual artists, writers, playwrights, composers and more were selected from nearly 400 applicants to utilize uninterrupted time, studio space, and living accommodations on Ucross's 20,000-acre ranch at the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains. (more...)

Ucross Alumni Lars Jan And Mia Barron Debut THE WHITE ALBUM At BAMUcross Alumni Lars Jan And Mia Barron Debut THE WHITE ALBUM At BAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Ucross, a prestigious artists' residency program and creative lab for the arts located in Wyoming's majestic High Plains, is proud to announce that Ucross Fellows Lars Jan and Mia Barron will stage The White Album, Jan's word-for-word celebration of Joan Didion's famous essay, at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from November 28th through December 1st. (more...)

Rebecca Faulkenberry Chats With Kristin Hanggi & Natalie Roy About Let's Play: The C.R.E.A.T.E PodcastRebecca Faulkenberry Chats With Kristin Hanggi & Natalie Roy About Let's Play: The C.R.E.A.T.E Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Recently, Broadway star Rebecca Faulkenberry (Rock of Ages, Spiderman: Turn of the Dark, Groundhog Day) sat down with Tony-Nominated Director Kristin Hanggi and actress/author Natalie Roy to talk about tools for sustainability and joy in the entertainment industry. Natalie and Kristin have a podcast about the creative process called Let's Play: The C.R.E.A.T.E Podcast. They hold workshops in New York City, across the US, and internationally. Their next workshop is this Sunday, November 18th in New York with the topic: "It's Not a Hustle, It's a Game." Here is a tidbit of their candid conversation. (more...)

Collaborative Artists Ensemble To Host Kat Ramsburg For A Talkback On SaturdayCollaborative Artists Ensemble To Host Kat Ramsburg For A Talkback On Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

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CAP UCLA Presents David Sedaris: New And Unpublished WorkCAP UCLA Presents David Sedaris: New And Unpublished Work
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) welcomes back the return of bestselling author and humorist David Sedaris in his annual sojourn at Royce Hall where he will read from new and unpublished work on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. at Royce Hall. Tickets for $49-$99 are available now at cap.ucla.edu, via Ticketmaster, by phone at 310-825-2101 and at the UCLA Central Ticket Office. (more...)

CAP UCLA Presents Josh Fox's THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED Oct. 27CAP UCLA Presents Josh Fox's THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED Oct. 27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Emmy-winning and Oscar and Drama Desk Award-nominated filmmaker, playwright and activist Josh Fox (Gasland) in a filmed live solo performance of his new theater work, The Truth Has Changed, ahead of the U.S. midterm elections on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. at Royce Hall. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Nicole Pandolfo and BRICK CITY at Premiere StagesBWW Interview: Playwright Nicole Pandolfo and BRICK CITY at Premiere Stages
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 25, 2018

Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Nicole Pandolfo's 'Brick City' from September 6 to September 23. Broadwayworld.com NJ had the opportunity to interview Pandolfo about her writing career and Brick City. (more...)

CAP UCLA 2018-19 Public Tickets Now Onsale And Season Additions AnnouncedCAP UCLA 2018-19 Public Tickets Now Onsale And Season Additions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) announces three additions to its 2018-19 season, which honors legacy artists and features pioneering social justice champions and diverse global perspectives. Bestselling humorist David Sedaris will return with new and unpublished work for the 20th anniversary of his first appearance at Royce Hall. Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker and activist Josh Fox will appear in a live solo performance of The Truth Has Changed ahead of the midterm elections. Pulitzer Prize finalist and Latino Literature Hall of Fame member Luis Alberto Urrea will join previously announced Pulitzer winner Viet Thanh Nguyen in a conversation exploring their writing about the immigrant experience and society we all share as Americans. (more...)

UCross Foundation Dazzles In Inaugural GalaUCross Foundation Dazzles In Inaugural Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The Ucross Foundation hosted its inaugural New York Gala & Awards Dinner last night at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The night was filled with performances and readings by notable award-winning artists, all Ucross alumni, including Ricky Ian Gordon (Grapes of Wrath, opera), Steven Lutvak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), bestselling author Tayari Jones, author and Vanity Fair contributor Elissa Schappell, composer/pianist Dylan Mattingly, trumpeter Frank London, and singer-songwriter Kate Schutt. Special guests included Broadway stars Laura Benanti and Nancy Anderson. A collection of artwork from Ucross visual artist alumni was on display and available for purchase. The emcee was former journalist and current film and television screenwriter William 'Bill' Broyles. (more...)

TEDxUW-Green Bay Now Accepting Nominations And ApplicationsTEDxUW-Green Bay Now Accepting Nominations And Applications
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The Weidner Center is proud to present the inaugural TEDxUW-Green Bay in collaboration with faculty from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Speaker nominations and applications are being accepted June 1 - June 20. The Weidner Center seeks the boldest and most impactful ideas being generated in this community.  The first event will take place November 1, 2018. To apply or nominate a speaker, visit www.tedxuwgreenbay.com. (more...)

Writers In The Loft Presents (Judge)John Hodgman With VACATIONLAND: True Stories From Painful BeachesWriters In The Loft Presents (Judge)John Hodgman With VACATIONLAND: True Stories From Painful Beaches
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

On Today, May 31, Writers in the Loft hosts New York Times bestselling author and comedic actor John Hodgman. The New-England-native-turned-New-Yorker and former "fake news" practitioner on The Daily Show will discuss VACATIONLAND: True Stories from Painful Beaches, his latest work about his real-life, all true wanderings through New England.  Beyond mere comedy, the book is a poignant and honest account of one human facing his forties, "those years when men in particular must stop pretending to be the children of bright potential they were and settle into the failing bodies of the wiser, weird dads that they are," says Hodgman. The book and Hodgman's approach to life and comedy have been heralded by fellow authors Elizabeth Gilbert, George R. R. Martin, Michael Chabon, Neil Gaiman, Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, and Maria Semple, among others. (more...)

TEDxAsburyPark Hits The Stage On SaturdayTEDxAsburyPark Hits The Stage On Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

TEDxAsburyPark "Passion," one of the largest and highest-rated TEDx conferences on the east coast, is set to take the stage at the legendary Paramount Theatre on Saturday, May 19th. (more...)

Writers In The Loft Presents (Judge)John Hodgman With VACATIONLAND: True Stories From Painful BeachesWriters In The Loft Presents (Judge)John Hodgman With VACATIONLAND: True Stories From Painful Beaches
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, Writers in the Loft hosts New York Times bestselling author and comedic actor John Hodgman. The New-England-native-turned-New-Yorker and former "fake news" practitioner on The Daily Show will discuss VACATIONLAND: True Stories from Painful Beaches, his latest work about his real-life, all true wanderings through New England.  Beyond mere comedy, the book is a poignant and honest account of one human facing his forties, "those years when men in particular must stop pretending to be the children of bright potential they were and settle into the failing bodies of the wiser, weird dads that they are," says Hodgman. The book and Hodgman's approach to life and comedy have been heralded by fellow authors Elizabeth Gilbert, George R. R. Martin, Michael Chabon, Neil Gaiman, Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, and Maria Semple, among others. (more...)

CAP UCLA Announces 2018-19 Season Honoring Legacy Artists, Exploring Global PerspectivesCAP UCLA Announces 2018-19 Season Honoring Legacy Artists, Exploring Global Perspectives
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) today unveiled its 2018-19 season lineup honoring heritage artists and featuring pioneering champions for social justice and diverse world views in bold programs by leading innovators and acknowledged masters in contemporary dance, music, theater and spoken word. (more...)

BWW Review: TheatreWorks Brings the Passion of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to the Stage and Into Your HeartBWW Review: TheatreWorks Brings the Passion of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to the Stage and Into Your Heart
by Linda Hodges - Apr 11, 2018

Brilliant in its simplicity, epic in its scope and poignant in its delivery, TheatreWorks"The Bridges of Madison County" will capture your heart and leave you wondering about the journeys that you've made, the bridges you've crossed and perhaps the road not taken. (more...)

TEDxAsburyPark Announces First Dozen SpeakersTEDxAsburyPark Announces First Dozen Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

TEDxAsburyPark, one of the largest and highest-rated TEDx conference on the East Coast, today announced the first dozen speakers who will speak at the Saturday, May 19th "Passion" event held at the Paramount Theatre on the Asbury Park Boardwalk. Speakers, who will perform for an audience of 1500, will include a supermodel-turned-feminist advocate, leading dancers and choreographers, explorers, business leaders, an LGBTQ pioneer, a "comic book man," and more. (more...)

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