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Satchel and Jackson Lee Announced as 2021 Golden Globe Ambassadors Photo Satchel and Jackson Lee Announced as 2021 Golden Globe Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has named Satchel and Jackson Lee, children of legendary filmmaker and three-time Golden Globe nominee Spike Lee with producer Tonya Lewis Lee, as the 2021 Golden Globe Ambassadors.

HBO to Offer All Nine Episodes of WATCHMEN for Free June 19-21 Photo HBO to Offer All Nine Episodes of WATCHMEN for Free June 19-21
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

HBO will offer all nine episodes of the series WATCHMEN for free starting FRIDAY, JUNE 19 through SUNDAY, June 21 exclusively on HBO.com and Free On Demand, as an extension of the network's content offering highlighting Black experiences, voices and storytellers. The network will also air a marathon of the series on HBO and HBO Latino starting at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, June 19.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: FOOL FOR LOVE by Sam Shepard Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: FOOL FOR LOVE by Sam Shepard
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Sam Shepard. Today's play, Fool for Love!

Matt Bomer, Jeff Bridges, Norman Lear & More Join WE ALL PLAY OUR PART: A BENEFIT FOR Photo Matt Bomer, Jeff Bridges, Norman Lear & More Join WE ALL PLAY OUR PART: A BENEFIT FOR MPTF
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) announced today that Matt Bomer, Jeff Bridges, Regina Hicks, Norman Lear, Joel McHale, Katelyn Ohashi, Billy Ray, and Jeff Ross will join the star-studded line-up of talent participating in 'We All Play Our Part: A Benefit for MPTF'.

Hugh Jackman, Leslie Odom, Jr., and More To Appear In 'We All Play Our Part: A Benefi Photo Hugh Jackman, Leslie Odom, Jr., and More To Appear In 'We All Play Our Part: A Benefit for MPTF'
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2020

MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) announced today that it will host a one-night-only fundraiser to benefit their COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, providing support for entertainment industry workers, particularly those who work behind-the-scenes across film and television, who need it most during this pandemic.

Photo Flash: John C. Reilly, Simon Helberg and More Attend Opening Night of THE FATHE Photo Photo Flash: John C. Reilly, Simon Helberg and More Attend Opening Night of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse, The State Theater of California, presents The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, now through March 1, 2020. The production stars Alfred Molina (Frieda, An Education, Enchanted April) in a tour-de-force role in perhaps one of the most awarded plays of recent times on two continents – winning the 2014 Molière Award, and nominations for the Evening Standard Theatre Award, Olivier Award for Best New Play, and Tony Award for Best Play.

BWW Review: POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE & How Carrie Fisher Turned Out the Lights Photo BWW Review: POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE & How Carrie Fisher Turned Out the Lights
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 23, 2019

A couple weeks ago, Carrie Fisher shut off the lights at a Rise of Skywalker press conference. Someone asked about how Princess Leia would be integrated into the new movie, and JJ Abrams said something about loving Carrie Fisher and something else about lights, and then there were no more lights. It was a spectral technical malfunction, a prank from beyond the grave, something wholly natural in its unnaturalness. Carrie Fisher, who died three years ago on Friday, was indisputably in the room.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association Select Dylan and Paris Brosnan as Golden Glob Photo The Hollywood Foreign Press Association Select Dylan and Paris Brosnan as Golden Globe Ambassadors
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has selected Dylan and Paris Brosnan as the Golden Globe Ambassadors for the 2020 Golden Globe Awards season. Dylan and Paris are the sons of two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Pierce Brosnan and filmmaker and environmentalist Keely Shaye Brosnan. In addition to aligning themselves with a nonprofit organization and working to raise awareness of a cause of their choosing, Dylan and Paris will assist with the distribution of statues during the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. They will be joined by previously announced Carol Burnett Award recipient, Ellen DeGeneres; Cecil B. DeMille Award honoree, Tom Hanks; and recently announced host, Ricky Gervais, at the Party of the Year®, which will air LIVE coast to coast on NBC Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. from The Beverly Hilton.

Photo Flash: Laguna Playhouse Presents THE LION IN WINTER Photo Photo Flash: Laguna Playhouse Presents THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard are thrilled to announce the final cast and creative team to join acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (“Titanic,” Native Gardens, Barbeque), as “Queen Eleanor” and Gregory Harrison (“Trapper John, M.D.,” Broadway's Chicago, Steel Pier), as “King Henry II” in THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Sheldon Epps.

BWW Interview: Actor Burt Grinstead Talks Richard the Lionheart in THE LION IN WINTER Photo BWW Interview: Actor Burt Grinstead Talks Richard the Lionheart in THE LION IN WINTER
by Don Grigware - Nov 8, 2019

Actor Burt Grinstead gained recognition in Los Angeles for his terrific performance in Deathtrap at LGBTQ and later in The Rope at Actors Co-op. He formed his own production company and produced and co-starred in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, which he also adapted with his partner Anna Stromberg. They won top prize at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in 2018. Grinstead is currently preparing to open as Richard the Lionheart in The Lion in Winter at Laguna Playhouse this Sunday November 10. In our conversation he talks about the play in depth and lays bare his passion for the acting profession.

VIDEO: Watch a Promo for Episode Three on WATCHMEN on HBO Photo VIDEO: Watch a Promo for Episode Three on WATCHMEN on HBO
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2019

Get a first look at episode three of HBO's Watchmen, titled ' She Was Killed by Space Junk.'

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Episode 3 of WATCHMEN on HBO Photo Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Episode 3 of WATCHMEN on HBO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Get a first look at episode three of HBO's Watchmen, titled ' She Was Killed by Space Junk.' 

Laguna Playhouse Announces Full Cast For THE LION IN WINTER Photo Laguna Playhouse Announces Full Cast For THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard have announced the final cast and creative team to join acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway's Chicago, Steel Pier), as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Sheldon Epps.

Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison Will Lead Laguna Playhouse's THE LION IN WINTER Photo Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison Will Lead Laguna Playhouse's THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

Laguna Playhouse announces the final cast and creative team to join acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway's Chicago, Steel Pier), as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in THE LION IN WINTER

Frances Fisher And Gregory Harrison To Star In THE LION IN WINTER At Laguna Playhouse Photo Frances Fisher And Gregory Harrison To Star In THE LION IN WINTER At Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard are thrilled to announce that acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), will star as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway'sChicago, Steel Pier), will star as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in its upcoming production of THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Sheldon Epps.  

Gloria Allred Guest Stars on ALYSSA MILANO: SORRY NOT SORRY Photo Gloria Allred Guest Stars on ALYSSA MILANO: SORRY NOT SORRY
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

Gloria Allred is one of the top women's rights attorneys in the country. Her firm has fought for more women's rights cases than any other private firm in the nation and this year she will be inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. On today's episode of Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry and in support of Women's Equality Day, Gloria sits down with Alyssa to discuss her career, the importance of the courts and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, believing victims, and much more.

Netflix Rounds Out Cast for AWAKE Starring Gina Rodriguez Photo Netflix Rounds Out Cast for AWAKE Starring Gina Rodriguez
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Pepper, Finn Jones, Ariana Greenblatt, Frances Fisher, Shamier Anderson, Lucius Hoyos and Gil Bellows round out the cast of Netflix's sci-fi thriller Awake starring Gina Rodriguez.

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

HBO Drama Series WATCHMEN to Debut In October Photo HBO Drama Series WATCHMEN to Debut In October
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

et in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, WATCHMEN, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy® winner for “Lost”; HBO's “The Leftovers”) embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own. Nicole Kassell directs the pilot from a script written by Lindelof. 

VIDEO: HBO Debuts Official Trailer for WATCHMEN Photo VIDEO: HBO Debuts Official Trailer for WATCHMEN
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019

There is a vast and insidious conspiracy at play. Watchmen debuts this October on HBO.

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