by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Presented by Center Theatre Group, The National Theatre production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' will begin performances at the Ahmanson Theatre on August 2 with the opening set for August 3. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ('War Horse'). Performances will continue through September 10, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: CURIOUS INCIDENT at the Paramount " A Brilliant Gut Punch
by Jay Irwin - Jul 26, 2017

A few years back I had the great fortune of seeing Simon Stephens' brilliant play, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" on Broadway. By intermission I was visibly shaken and by the end I was an emotional mess. But seeing it again last night for its current run at the Paramount Theatre, and having a little bit more familiarity and perspective on it I recognized one key thing. This show is easily not for everyone (an attitude I could not fathom when I first saw it). Personally, I was still affected but with its deliberate in your face staging and off-kilter central character I can see how it might be tough for some to connect to the piece while others will be blown away. (more...)

Stan Lee Receives the First-Ever IMDb STARmeter Award for Lifetime Achievement Aboard the IMDboat at Comic-Con 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017


Dick Van Dyke Will Receive Britannia Award for Excellence In Television
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that beloved actor Dick Van Dyke will receive the Britannia Award for Excellence in Television at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards Presented by American Airlines.  This year's event will take place on Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (more...)

Forest Whitaker to Guest Star on EMPIRE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning actor, director and producer Forest Whitaker (“The Last King of Scotland,” “Arrival,” “Lee Daniels' The Butler”) will guest-star in a multi-episode arc on EMPIRE, beginning this fall on FOX. (more...)

Felicity Jones to Star in Classic Ballerina Tale SWAN LAKE for Universal
by Movies News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Felicity Jones will star in the classic ballerina tale SWAN LAKE for Universal Pictures. Luca Guadagnino will reportedly direct. (more...)

BWW Review: Imaginative and Thought-Provoking, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, Now Thru July 23
by Linda Hodges - Jun 30, 2017

Playing now through July 23, 'The Curious Incident' gets curiouser and curiouser until you're completely pulled in - at once enthralled and appalled by what's unfolding and what it takes for Christopher to simply be himself in the world. Winner of five 2015 Tonys, including Best Play, it's an imaginative and thought-provoking story. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 23, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Autism Is Metaphor In THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME ~ A Work Of Astonishing Magnitude
by Herbert Paine - Jun 21, 2017

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is a landmark piece of theatre, melding acting and technology with a result that is astonishing and riveting ~ a spectacle that is spectacular, requiring the directorial brilliance of Marianne Elliott, and featuring the tour de force performance of Adam Langdon in the National Theatre's tour production at ASU Gammage in Tempe, AZ. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

TEEN CHOICE 2017TM, the summer's hottest LIVE show is back with a brand-new wave of nominees. Leading the television category with seven nods is “Pretty Little Liars,” followed by “The Flash,” with four. (more...)

Adam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' National Tour at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Casting is set for the Los Angeles engagement of the National Theatre production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" presented at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ("War Horse"). "Curious Incident…" previews August 2, opens August 3 and continues through September 10, 2017. (more...)

#TheaterKidsUnite for The Trevor Project with SPEECH & DEBATE Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

To celebrate the 71st Tony Awards, Sycamore Pictures (Begin Again, The Hollars, The Way Way Back) is uniting theater kids with a social media viewing party of the hit teen comedy SPEECH & DEBATE. From Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11, celebrities and fans will join in a live online conversation using the hashtag #TheaterKidsUnite. (more...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, STRANGER THINGS Top Winners at MTV Movie & TV Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2017

Comedian, film and TV star Adam Devine hosted young Hollywood's party of the year at the 2017 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS LIVE from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calif. last night, Sunday, May 7th on MTV. (more...)

BWW Review: CURIOUS INCIDENT... at TPAC Could Change Your Life
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 26, 2017

The power of theater to transport and to transform is felt most acutely - experienced most vividly - in Simon Stephens' play Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based upon the novel of the same name by Mark Haddon, now onstage at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall through Sunday. The winner of multiple Tony Awards from its Broadway run and numerous Olivier Awards for its London production, it is one of the most involving, most intricately crafted and thoroughly immersive theater experiences one could hope to have - and it is quite unlike anything you've ever seen before. (more...)

Disney and Lucasfilm Celebrate Iconic Heroes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away…with STAR WARS Forces of Destiny
by Movies News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Disney and Lucasfilm today announced STAR WARS Forces of Destiny, a new initiative celebrating the inspiring stories of iconic heroes from across the Star Wars universe. (more...)

SPEECH & DEBATE Film Steps Up to the Mic in Theaters, on iTunes and VOD Today
by Movies News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Sycamore Pictures (Begin Again, The Hollars, The Way Way Back) presents SPEECH & DEBATE, based on the critically acclaimed comedy by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam (The Humans) and directed by Dan Harris. (more...)

'Beauty and the Beast', 'Stranger Things' Among MTV MOVIE & TV AWARD Nominees; Full List
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The MTV Movie Awards have a new look and a new name: Introducing the MTV MOVIE & TV AWARD. For the first time ever, the annual broadcast slated for Sunday, May 7, will recognize TV series alongside feature films — and the nominations for this year's big show, hosted by Adam DeVine, are finally out. (more...)

Nissan Brings STARS WARS Excitement to 2017 New York International Auto Show
by Movies News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

As a continuation of an extensive collaboration with Lucasfilm Ltd. in support of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,' Nissan is bringing an immersive 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'-inspired experience to consumers visiting the Nissan booth at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. (more...)

COLLIDE, Starring Nicholas Holt, Coming to Digital HD, DVD, On Demand & More This May
by Movies News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Days of Futures Past, Mad Max: Fury Road) stars as an American backpacker who finds himself on the run from a ring of drug smugglers in the star-studded film COLLIDE, available on Digital HD on May 16, 2017 and on Blu-ray TM, DVD and On Demand on May 30, 2017. (more...)

New York Film Critics Series Announces Next National In-Theater Screening Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The New York Film Critics Series (NYFCS), one of the leading word-of-mouth screening companies, has partnered with the nation's leading independent cinemas to present live, national, in-theater screenings. (more...)

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